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Germany to get first Islamic bank in October


August 30th, 2012 - 7:54 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, Aug 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Turkey's Kuveyt Turk investment fund plans to open the first Islamic bank in Germany in October, the Financial Times Deutschland reported.Kuveyt Turk plans to open ... Read more...

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Facebook to become publicly-listed company


January 30th, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 30 (IANS) Social network Facebook will soon become a publicly-listed company, valued at $75-100 billion, Sky News reported Monday.According to the Financial Times and The Wall Street ... Read more...

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Facebook discussing filing IPO in 2012


November 30th, 2011 - 11:16 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Facebook is reportedly in talks for an initial public offering in April 2012. The social networking site which is home to about 800 million users will ... Read more...

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Haqqani discusses secret memo with Zardari


November 20th, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 20 (IANS) Pakistan's ambassador to the US Husain Haqqani met Asif Ali Zardari here Sunday over a secret memo to Washington claiming that the president had feared ... Read more...

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Zardari asks world to help Pakistan’s democracy


November 19th, 2011 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 19 (IANS) Government efforts to strengthen democracy need to be complemented by the international community, said President Asif Ali Zardari who has been cited in a secret memo ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Husain Haqqani heads for Pakistan


November 19th, 2011 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 19 (IANS) Husain Haqqani, Pakistan's ambassador to the US, Saturday left for Islamabad after an explanation was sought from him over a secret memo to Washington claiming ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Explanation sought on Mullen memo: Gilani


November 18th, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 18 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said that he sought explanation from the country's envoy to the US after a secret memo to Washington ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Tamara Mellon quits Jimmy Choo


November 15th, 2011 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 15 (IANS) Tamara Mellon has stepped down as chief creative officer of Jimmy Choo, the company she formed 15 years ago.The 44-year-old, who founded the footwear and accessories ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Wall Street up for third day


October 7th, 2011 - 5:48 am ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 7 (IANS) US stocks ended higher for the third straight day Thursday, with Dow Jones back to 11,000-plus points after decent jobs data and stronger-than-expected retail sales, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Wigmore Hall, bastion of chamber music, opens doors to Amjad Ali Khan


September 22nd, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, Sep 22 (IANS) Next month London's Wigmore Hall, which specialises in chamber music, will take the unprecedented step of awarding a residency to sarod maestro Ustad Amjad Ali Khan, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

China denies it got access to US chopper in Osama raid


August 17th, 2011 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 17 (IANS) China has refuted a media report that said it was allowed access to the US stealth helicopter that crashed during a raid to kill Al Qaeda ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pakistan denies it gave China access to US chopper debris


August 16th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 16 (IANS) Pakistan has denied a media report that it gave China access to the wreckage of the US stealth helicopter that crashed during a commando raid to ... Read more...

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Jolie plans Africa trip with kids


August 1st, 2011 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) Actress Angelina Jolie is planning to take her kids on a month-long break to Africa's Sahara Desert.Jolie, who is raising Maddox, nine, Pax, seven, Zahara, ... Read more...

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Russia opposes Libya-style UN action on Syria(Lead)


June 20th, 2011 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 20 (IANS) Moscow will veto any UN Security Council that will seek to slap Libya-type sanctions against Syria, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev said, reports RIA Novosti.The US, France ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Medvedev opposes Libya-style UN resolution on Syria


June 20th, 2011 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Moscow will use its veto rights in the UN Security Council to prevent the adoption of a resolution on Syria similar to the one passed ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Running for presidency with Putin counterproductive: Medvedev


June 20th, 2011 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has said that running for presidency simultaneously with Prime Minister Vladimir Putin in 2012 elections would be counterproductive."Together with Vladimir Putin ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Did Lady Gaga become bankrupt with her latest tour?


May 31st, 2011 - 9:32 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, May 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The “Monster Ball” tour proved to be very costly for pop singer Lady Gaga. Her choice of outfits for the tour took a deep chunk out ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

UK’s Sheffield FC to sell 1858 football rules to net millions


May 1st, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 1 (ANI): A pamphlet outlining the rules of club football is expected to fetch up to 1.2 million pounds at auction for Sheffield FC, the world's oldest football club.Sheffield FC ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India seeks incresed engagement with African youth


April 26th, 2011 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) India is seeking the help of young parliamentarians from Africa to increase the outreach of a unique private-public partnership to increase collaboration between the youth ... Read more...

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Bernie Madoff ‘reading American romance novels in jail’


April 10th, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by ANI
New York, April 10 (ANI): Ponzi scammer Bernie Madoff has revealed that he is spending his time behind bars reading American romance novels."I spend most of my time in my room, reading ... Read more...

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My family no longer speaks to me, says Bernie Madoff


April 10th, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 10 (ANI): Disgraced New York financier Bernard Lawrence Madoff has revealed that ever since his family learnt of his multi-billion dollar fraud, they have stopped talking to him.From his North ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Adi Godrej succeeds Rajat Gupta as ISB chairman (Lead, correcting figure in para two)


April 2nd, 2011 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 2 (IANS) Godrej Group chairman Adi Godrej was Saturday elected chairman of the Indian School of Business (ISB), succeeding Rajat Gupta, who resigned last month after the US ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

New York Times to charge online readers


March 18th, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar.18 (ANI): The New York Times (NYT) has announced that it will charge frequent users to its website for access to its online content.Initially users in Canada will be charged ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Bangladesh resents US remarks on Yunus’ removal


March 13th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 13 (IANS) Bangladesh has expressed reservations over the US criticism of Dhaka's decision to remove Nobel laurate Muhammad Yunus from the post of managing director of Grameen ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Libya ranks among world’s largest sovereign wealth funds


March 3rd, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
New York, March 3 (IANS) Libya ranks among the world's largest sovereign wealth funds as it always had large amounts of cash to throw around because of its huge ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Son says Gaddafi wants to remain Libya’s ‘Big Father’


February 24th, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.24 (ANI): One of the seven sons of Colonel Muammar Gaddafi has revealed that the tyrant wants to stay on as the "Big Father" of Libya in spite of the unrest ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US doubts over India’s combat jet partner


February 18th, 2011 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 18 (IANS) US ambassador to India Tim Roemer has expressed doubts about the ability of Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) to partner with US companies in delivering a multi-billion dollar ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Report: UberMedia to acquire TweetDeck for $30 million


February 14th, 2011 - 4:44 pm ICT by BNO News
LONDON (BNO NEWS) -- TweetDeck, the company behind the popular application to monitor messages on the social networking website Twitter, is close to agreeing to a multi-million dollar takeover deal, according to ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Retirement home fire claims ex-England cricketer Trevor ‘Barnacle’ Bailey’s life


February 11th, 2011 - 10:21 am ICT by ANI
Essex (UK), Feb.11 (ANI): A fire at a retirement home in Westcliff, Essex, claimed the life of former England cricketer Trevor Bailey on Thursday. He was 87.Regarded as one of English cricket's ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

New Nepal PM agreed to quit May 24: Report


February 7th, 2011 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Feb 7 (IANS) Instead of stabilising Nepal's turbulent political situation after a seven-month-long vacuum, the election of a new prime minister has stirred up further turmoil amid reports about ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Pearson gets control over TutorVista for Rs.577 crore


January 18th, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Pearson, one of the world's largest publishing groups and owner of the Financial Times newspaper, Tuesday said it had increased its stake in Indian education firm TutorVista ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

F1 boss’ battered face of new watch advert


December 8th, 2010 - 8:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Dec 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a new twist, F1 boss’ Bernie Ecclestone has become the face of a new watch advert. However it isn’t his handsome face, which is gracing ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Ex- ISI chief Gul claims US making him a scapegoat for Afghan-war defeat


December 1st, 2010 - 4:15 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 1 (ANI): Former chief of the Pakistan spy agency ISI, Hamid Gul, has been accused in several of the leaked documents, posted by whistle-blower website WikiLeaks, of regularly ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Beatles to make their songs available on iTunes


November 16th, 2010 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 16 (ANI): The Beatles have finally agreed to make their songs available on iTunes for the first time, it has emerged.The band's surviving members Sir Paul McCartney and Ringo ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Cricket Australia cuts top player pool payments after revenue shortfall


November 7th, 2010 - 4:19 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 7 (ANI): Cricket Australia has decided to cut pool payments to the nation's top cricketers after a 16million dollars shortfall in projected revenue this summer.Cricket Australia's general manager of finance ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

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