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Walmart fails to open shop in New York


September 21st, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 21 (IANS) Walmart's plans to open a store in New York city has suffered a setback because of opposition from liberals and small store owners.Walmart, the world's ... Read more...

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I am recreating the traditional storytelling art: Neelesh Misra (Interview)


September 18th, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Journalist, scriptwriter and lyricist Neelesh Misra dons many hats. And now as a radio jockey, he hopes to revive the traditional storytelling culture, which he ... Read more...

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Debates, controversies should not hamper investment: Antony


September 12th, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 12 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Wednesday said debates and controversies should not come in the way of investments for the development of Kerala.Speaking at the inaugural session ... Read more...

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Syria awaits next step’s details from UN: deputy FM


August 24th, 2012 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
Damascus, Aug 23 (IANS) Syrian Deputy Foreign Minister Faisal Mikdad said Thursday that his country is expecting news from the UN secretariat about the next step's details after the expiry ... Read more...

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20 Al Qaeda terrorists killed in Yemen


May 26th, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Sana'a, May 26 (IANS) At least 20 Al Qaeda terrorists were killed Saturday in an operation launched by the Yemeni army in southern Abyan province, the defence ministry said.Elements of ... Read more...

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Chidambaram says ‘minimal’ Maoists in Arunachal (Lead)


May 12th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Itanagar, May 12 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Saturday said there was a minimal presence of Maoists in Arunachal Pradesh.But he asked the state government to keep the pressure ... Read more...

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Dhanush rubbishes Rajinikanth paid for ‘3′ losses


April 18th, 2012 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 18 (IANS) Tamil star Dhanush is upset with reports that his father-in-law, the legendary Rajinikanth, is reimbursing the Telugu distributor's revenue losses for his movie "3".Dhanush, who became ... Read more...

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Wozniacki reaches Copenhagen WTA semi-finals


April 14th, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, April 14 (IANS) Former World No.1 Caroline Wozniacki advanced to the semi-finals of the Copenhagen WTA tournament after beating Alice Cornet of France 6-0, 6-3 in the quarter-finals.Top-seed Wozniacki ... Read more...

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Spain’s nuclear sector eyes growth in China (Lead)


April 6th, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 6 (IANS/EFE) Spain's nuclear energy sector is seeking to expand its presence in China after gaining a strong foothold, providing components to nine of the country's 14 operating ... Read more...

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Spain’s nuclear sector eyes growth in China


April 6th, 2012 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 6 (IANS/EFE) Spain's nuclear energy sector has gained a strong foothold in China over the past quarter century, providing components or services to nine of the country's 14 ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

No fame, money in modelling: Abhishek Malik


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) After struggling for fame and money in the modelling world for three years, Delhi boy Abhishek Malik has finally got lucky with a key role ... Read more...

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Mexico’s imports of Chinese-made shoes surge


March 16th, 2012 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, March 16 (IANS/EFE) Mexico's imports of Chinese-made shoes climbed 151 percent in January, a month after compensatory quotas on those consumer goods expired, an official said.In response, shoe ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Now Mika wants to lend voice for Amitabh, Aamir


March 14th, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 14 (IANS) Pop singer Mika Singh, whose song "Pyar ki Pungi" from the forthcoming thriller "Agent Vinod" has turned out to be a chartbuster, now wants to ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Pakistan lacks strategy to tackle radical Islamists: daily


March 12th, 2012 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 12 (IANS) Pakistan has no coherent strategy to deal with sectarian and radical Islamist groups that practise and preach violent jihad, said a leading daily that warned about ... Read more...

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Champions League: AC Milan thrash Arsenal, Zenit win thriller


February 16th, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Milan/St. Petersburg, Feb 16 (IANS) Arsenal's dream of winning the Champions League football came to a grinding halt as they were thrashed 0-4 by AC Milan in the first ... Read more...

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Trying to build beauty brand? Find a USP


February 8th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 8 (IANS) The Rs.25 billion (over $500 million) Indian health and wellness market is on the rise and new players are frequently entering the business. But the burning ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Fortis buys Singapore diagnostic firm for $50 mn, stock up


February 1st, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 1 (IANS) Fortis Healthcare said Wednesday it had bought an 85 percent stake in Singapore's Redline-Asia, an outpatient diagnostic chain, for about $50 million (Singapore $62.9 million).The stock ... Read more...

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How cholera bug invades the gut


January 29th, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 29 (IANS) Scientists have figured out how cholera bugs invade our guts, infecting millions and killing more than 100,000 people worldwide every year, reveals a study. The discovery ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Mayawati tries to gain foothold in Uttarakhand


January 25th, 2012 - 1:04 am ICT by IANS
Rudrapur (Uttarakhand), Jan 24 (IANS) Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo and Uttar Pradesh Chief minister Mayawati is doing her best to break the Bhartiya Janata Party and Congress monopoly ... Read more...

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‘Heroine’ is a beautiful love story: Arjun Rampal


January 13th, 2012 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 13 (IANS) Madhur Bhandarkar's "Heroine" primarily revolves around Kareena Kapoor's character, but Arjun Rampal asserts it is a beautiful love story."Bebo is the protagonist of the film ... Read more...

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On right track to make my own individuality: Zarine Khan


January 9th, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 9 (IANS) Actress Zarine Khan, who was more in news for being a Katrina Kaif-look alike than for her performance in her debut film "Veer", is happy ... Read more...

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Abhishek’s life-altering horse-riding lessons


December 26th, 2011 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 26 (IANS) Actor Abhishek Bachchan, who spent his weekend attending a horse-racing competition, says he learnt the biggest lesson of his life while taking riding sessions."When I ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Biden says Taliban isn’t US enemy


December 20th, 2011 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 20 (IANS) A comment by US Vice President Joe Biden that "the Taliban per se is not our enemy" has given the Republicans a new handle, but ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Kingfisher girl nurtures Bollywood dreams


December 15th, 2011 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 15 (IANS) Indian Brazilian model Nathalia Pinheiro, who has won the Kingfisher Calendar Girl 2012 title, is eyeing Bollywood and wants to a carve a niche for ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Road trip, Sonu Niigaam’s New Year resolution (Movie snippets)


December 14th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) With New Year just round the corner, singer Sonu Niigaam says his resolution will be to undertake an adventurous road trip."I have to go for ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Digital lifestyle brand Belkin launches 24×7 helpline in Hindi


November 22nd, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) In keeping with the growing penetration of IT in Tier II and III cities, leading technology and digital lifestyle brand Belkin announced Tuesday the launch ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India to raise terror threat in talks with Bangladesh


November 18th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) India is expected to raise its concerns over the terror outfit Harkat-ul-Jihadi Islami (HuJI) trying to regroup in Bangladesh when the home secretaries of the ... Read more...

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Film promotion is a necessity now: Govinda


November 7th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) Bollywood's gag bag Govinda, who is playing his second innings in Bollywood after a not so successful stint in politics, candidly admits that some ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Can’t dismiss Imran Khan as also-ran: Daily


October 31st, 2011 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 31 (IANS) The massive turnout at Imran Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf rally in Lahore shows that it is no longer possible to dismiss the former cricket star as "some ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

I want to be the biggest star: Ranbir Kapoor (Interview)


October 29th, 2011 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) Comedy, political thriller and drama -- Ranbir Kapoor's body of work boasts of variety and that too in just four years of filmdom. The ... Read more...

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Indian films set to make inroads in Japan?


October 17th, 2011 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 17 (IANS) While Indian films have a global reach, they have yet to find a foothold in Japan. A senior official of Japan's oldest production studio says Rajinikanth-starrer ... Read more...

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I’m a big fan of Salman Khan: Ali Zafar (Movie Snippets)


September 18th, 2011 - 10:16 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) Pakistani singer-actor Ali Zafar, who is slowly making a foothold in the Indian film industry, says he is a big fan of Bollywood star Salman ... Read more...

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I’m nervous about my TV debut: Sanjay Dutt (Movie Snippets)


July 30th, 2011 - 8:48 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 30 (IANS) Sanjay Dutt is excited about his TV debut with reality show "Bigg Boss 5", but admits he is nervous too!"I'm pretty nervous doing it. I've ... Read more...

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Nadal beats Murray, to meet Djokovic in Wimbledon final (Lead)


July 2nd, 2011 - 2:33 am ICT by IANS
London, July 2 (IANS) Defending champion Rafael Nadal saw off a spirited challenge from Andy Murray 5-7, 6-2, 6-2, 6-4 to set up a Wimbledon title clash with Novak ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

As VFX fights for foothold, in steps Bollywood Badshah


June 6th, 2011 - 10:14 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Hollywood loves visual effects or VFX, though the same can't be said of the over Rs.80-billion ($1.6 billion) Indian film industry. However, a co-production ... Read more...

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