Bangladesh urges World Bank to release funds for bridge

July 26th, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 26 (IANS) Bangladesh has urged the World Bank to release funds for a stalled 10-km bridge across the Padma river in the country, an official said Thursday.The government ... Read more...

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Shriram Transport Finance to expand into rural areas

July 25th, 2012 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 25 (IANS) Used truck financier Shriram Transport Finance Company is planning to expand its network to rural India where it sees good demand growth."Currently the company has around ... Read more...

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Two wanted terrorists held in Indonesia

July 13th, 2012 - 8:42 am ICT by IANS
Jakarta, July 13 (IANS/AKI) Two alleged members of terror group Jamaah Ansharut Tauhid, who are suspected of being involved in the killing of two police officers last year, have been ... Read more...

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Kerala government company to produce films, upgrade theatres

July 6th, 2012 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 6 (IANS) The Kerala Financial Corporation (KFC), a state-owned financier, Friday announced that it would grant funds to produce films, revamping of theatres and construction of new multiplexes.Finance ... Read more...

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I don’t look for stars, I look for talent: Kamal Haasan

June 8th, 2012 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, June 8 (IANS) Kamal Haasan's "Vishwaroopam" boasts of a young cast and the actor-filmmaker explains that he has roped them in because he was looking for talented people ... Read more...

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Tara Reid enjoys getting older

April 3rd, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 3 (IANS) Actress Tara Reid is enjoying getting older and says that the feeling has calmed her down."Actually, I like it. I've been through a lot and ... Read more...

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Fingerprints confirm that Kenyan fugitive is none other than Samantha Lewthwaite

March 6th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Nairobi, Mar 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Kenyan officials have confirmed that 7/7 widow Samantha Lewthwaite, wanted for her role in the 2005 bombings in the United Kingdom, has indeed entered the country. Samantha ... Read more...

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Uma Thurman pregnant

February 28th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 28 (IANS) Actress Uma Thurman is expecting a baby with financier beau Arpad Busson, confirms her representative.Although this would be her first child with Busson, she already ... Read more...

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YRF goes international, launches company in Hollywood

November 23rd, 2011 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) Bollywood's prestigious production house Yash Raj Films (YRF) is now ready to make inroads in the American film industry -- it has launched a new ... Read more...

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Bernie Madoff: ‘I feel safer in prison’

October 27th, 2011 - 11:39 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Oct 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Convicted Ponzi schemer Bernie Madoff is spoke his heart out from his prison cell. The man who is noted for pulling off the worst financial scam ... Read more...

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Joe Jonas set for movie debut

August 31st, 2011 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 31 (IANS) Singer Joe Jonas is set to make his acting debut in a movie that he'll not only star in but also produce.Joe has been developing the ... Read more...

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Madras High Court stays release of ‘Aarakshan’

August 8th, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 8 (IANS) The Madras High Court Monday stayed the worldwide release of the Amitabh Bachchan starrer "Aarakshan" (Reservation), co-produced by Prakash Jha and Firoz A. Nadiadwala, for ... Read more...

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Telugu film producer arrested in Chennai

June 24th, 2011 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 24 (IANS) Telugu film producer Singanamala Ramesh was Friday arrested in Chennai on charges of threatening a film financier, Jayanth Reddy, police said.Ramesh, who was evading arrest ... Read more...

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Reliance Money Express to offer services in South India

May 19th, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Cochin, May 19 (IANS) Reliance Money Express, part of the Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group Thursday announced a tie-up with Muthoottu Mini Financier (MMF) for offering money transfer services to customers ... Read more...

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Two killed in bomb blast in northern Nigeria

May 15th, 2011 - 2:50 am ICT by BNO News
MAIDUGURI, NIGERIA (BNO NEWS) -- Two people were killed on Friday night in a bomb blast in Nigeria's northeast Borno State, Xinhua news agency reported.State police spokesperson Lawal Abdullahi told reporters that ... Read more...

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I want to bring heroes back on screen: Salman Khan (Interview)

May 14th, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 14 (IANS) The hero battling insurmountable odds - it's a theme that has almost faded from Hindi films, but one man wants to bring it back.Salman Khan, ... 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...

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Indian running online dating scam gets 42 months’ jail in US

April 8th, 2011 - 9:50 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 8 (IANS) An Indian accused of meeting women on dating websites, pretending to be a high-powered financier and then seducing them, has been sentenced to a maximum of ... Read more...

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BJP leader denies funding Ajmer blast

March 21st, 2011 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh), March 21 (IANS) Denying allegations of funding the 2007 Ajmer blast, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) parliamentarian Yogi Adityanath said here Monday that he was being implicated ... Read more...

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Prince Andrew engulfed in new ‘cash-for-favours’ row

March 13th, 2011 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 13 (ANI): It looks like fresh trouble is brewing for Prince Andrew - he has been engulfed in a new 'cash-for-favours' row.It has emerged that the Duke of York used ... Read more...

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Martin Scorsese hit with $2.8m tax bill

March 9th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 09 (ANI): Following the mismanagement of Martin Scorsese's accounts by jailed financier Kenneth Starr, the director has been asked to pay 2.8 million dollars in overdue tax.The 'Taxi Driver' director ... Read more...

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‘Paedophile’s pal’ Prince Andrew ‘won’t quit trade emissary role’

March 6th, 2011 - 12:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 6 (ANI): Prince Andrew has reportedly promised not to quit his role as the UK's special representative for international trade and investment despite a week of damaging revelations concerning his ... Read more...

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Heather Mills to sell New York home

February 20th, 2011 - 6:04 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 20 (IANS) Heather Mills is selling her $5 million New York home after deciding she doesn't spend enough time in the city to make it worth keeping it.The former ... Read more...

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Dhaka asks Grameen Bank chief to step down, Yunus refuses

February 15th, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 15 (IANS) The Bangladesh government has asked Muhammad Yunus to "step aside" as the chief of Grameen Bank pending completion of a probe into the micro credit pioneer and its ... Read more...

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Debutant directors have passion for work: Anupam Kher

February 15th, 2011 - 9:35 am ICT by IANS
By Dibyojyoti Baksi Mumbai, Feb 15 (IANS) He's done more than 400 films but still yearns to act with first-time directors. Anupam Kher says debutant filmmakers keep him alive as an ... Read more...

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ECB faces legal threat over ill-gotten’ Stanford gains

February 3rd, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.3 (ANI): The England and Wales Cricket board faces the threat of legal action to return 3.5 million dollars it received from the ill-fated deal with disgraced financier Sir Allen Stanford.According ... Read more...

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US court finds ‘mentally impaired’ Stanford ‘incompetent’ to face trial in fraud case

January 27th, 2011 - 4:10 pm ICT by ANI
Houston, Jan 27(ANI): The upcoming trial of former Texas billionaire Allen Stanford, accused of fleecing investors out of seven billion dollars in a pyramid scheme, has been delayed after a federal judge ... Read more...

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Pattinson to star in ‘Cosmopolis’

January 7th, 2011 - 4:45 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 7 (IANS) Actor Robert Pattinson has been roped in to star as high-flying financier in his new film "Cosmopolis".An adaptation of Don DeLillo novel "Cosmopolis", the film is about ... Read more...

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Radia-tion, A Bollywood Film Based On 2G-scam Is On Fray!

December 20th, 2010 - 10:12 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Hiten Group, a UK-based financier, has announced the project, which has been titled as Radia-tion. The film will try to dig into the life of the controversial lobbyist Niira Radia so ... Read more...

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Widow gives $7.2bn back to Madoff victims in largest forfeiture in US history

December 18th, 2010 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 18 (ANI): Bernie Madoff's widow is paying back more than 7.2 billion dollars of the missing money to the victims of the Wall Street swindler, it has emerged.The settlement is ... Read more...

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Bernie Madoff Will Have Private Service for Son

December 15th, 2010 - 1:23 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Dec 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Bernie Madoff, the imprisoned financier whose son was found dead, hanging from a dog leash in his apartment on Saturday will not attempt to attend his son’s ... Read more...

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SC slams Maharashtra Govt. for shielding MLA’s money-lending father

December 14th, 2010 - 9:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 14 (ANI): The Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday slammed former Maharashtra Chief Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh for preventing police from registering a criminal case against Congress MLA Dilipkumar Sanandas's father ... Read more...

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Bernard Madoff’s Son Mark Madoff Found Dead In His Apartment

December 12th, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Dec 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Mark Madoff, Bernard Madoff's son was found hanging on Saturday in his lavish SoHo apartment from ceiling pipe as his two-year-old son Nicholas slept in the ... Read more...

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Trustee charges HSBC with funnelling disgraced Ponzi King Madoff’s massive fraud

December 6th, 2010 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec.6 (ANI): The court-appointed New York-based trustee trying to recover losses for victims of jailed Ponzi King Bernard Madoff has accused the Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation (HSBC) ... Read more...

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Ponzie King Madoff’s possessions auctioned in New York

November 14th, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov.14 (ANI): Jaled Ponzie King Bernard Madoff's personal possessions have been sold at an auction in New York. From a pair of monogrammed black velveteen slippers through to a ... Read more...

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