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Ford India logs six percent sales growth in August


September 1st, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 1 (IANS) Ford India registered six percent sales growth in August as compared to figures logged during the like period of 2011.The Indian subsidiary of US auto major ... Read more...

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Aniston, Theroux dine with Cox


August 30th, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 30 (IANS) Actress Jennifer Aniston and her fiance Justin Theroux stepped out for a dinner with actress Courteney Cox at the Sunset Tower Hotel's Tower Bar ... Read more...

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Brand takes medical advise from Beckham


August 14th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 14 (IANS) British comedian Russell Brand decided to seek advice from footballer David Beckham regarding pain in his back.Brand, 37, crossed paths with Beckham at the Olympic ... Read more...

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Judge bans sex offender from one-night stands


July 14th, 2012 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 14 (IANS) A man in Britain has been banned by the court from having one-night stands following his violent history towards women.Judge John Plumstead said Richard Ford, 41, ... Read more...

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Tom Ford plans to open first London store


July 10th, 2012 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 10 (IANS) American designer Tom Ford is preparing to open his first standalone outlet on Sloane Street here.The shop will have 8,000 square-foot space and the designer has ... Read more...

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Ford to close Philippines plant


June 27th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, June 27 (IANS) US automaker Ford will close its plant in the Philippines next year, the company said Wednesday.The Sta. Rosa plant in Laguna province will no longer assemble ... Read more...

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Rihanna unhappy with size zero body


June 14th, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 14 (IANS) Pop star Rihanna is unhappy with her size zero body and wants to get back to her curves."I'm a size zero and not happy ... Read more...

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Pacquiao loses WBO title on split decision


June 10th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 10 (IANS) Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines lost for the first time in seven years when American Timothy Bradley won on a controversial split decision in a ... Read more...

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Britain’s car sales up 7.9 percent


June 8th, 2012 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 8 (IANS) New car sales in Britain rose by 7.9 percent year-on-year in May to reach 162,288 units, an industry association said Friday.The figure brought the total sales ... Read more...

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Facebook selects Kerala IT firm for programme


May 31st, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, May 31 (IANS) Kreata Global, an IT company headquartered at Kerala's Kochi Infopark campus, has been selected as a Facebook preferred marketing developer (PMD), said an infopark official.... Read more...

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Ford to do cameo in ‘Blade Runner’ sequel?


May 29th, 2012 - 5:55 am ICT by IANS
London, May 29 (IANS) Actor Harrison Ford is likely to do a cameo in the sequel to "Blade Runner" movie.Harrison starred as the titular character, Rick Deckard, in the ... Read more...

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Italian gets funeral 64 years after being killed


May 24th, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, May 24 (IANS) An Italian got his funeral Thursday more than six decades after he was killed by the mafia.The 34-year-old Placido Rizzotto was killed in 1948 in ... Read more...

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Ford India expects 10 percent sales growth


May 22nd, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 22 (IANS) Ford India Pvt Ltd, the Indian subsidiary of the US Ford Motor Company, hopes to achieve 10 percent sales growth despite difficult market conditions while completing ... Read more...

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My fashion isn’t art for me: Tom Ford


May 11th, 2012 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 11 (IANS) American designer Tom Ford relates fashion with creative endeavour."Fashion for me is a creative endeavour but it is not art for me," femalefirst.co.uk quoted Ford ... Read more...

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Loeb wins Argentina rally title


April 30th, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, April 30 (IANS) Citroen's French racer Sebastien Loeb won the Rally Argentina for the seventh time, coming in 15.2 seconds ahead of teammate Mikko Hirvonen of Finland in ... Read more...

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Ford Q1 profit down 45 percent year on year


April 28th, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, April 28 (IANS) US automaker Ford Motor Co. has reported that it notched a profit of $1.4 billion in the first quarter of 2012, a decrease of 45 percent ... Read more...

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Dinosaurs lived in water, claims scientist


April 4th, 2012 - 1:10 am ICT by IANS
London, April 3 (IANS) Dinosaurs were too big and heavy to support themselves on dry land and must have lived in water, a scientist has claimed.Professor Brian J Ford said ... Read more...

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Conciliation meeting between Ford India union and management Tuesday


April 3rd, 2012 - 1:29 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 2 (IANS) A conciliation meeting is to be held Tuesday between Ford India Employees Union (FIEU) and the management of car maker Ford India Pvt Ltd before the ... Read more...

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Work to resume at Ford India’s Chennai plant Friday


March 30th, 2012 - 1:35 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 30 (IANS) Around 700 workers of Ford India Pvt Ltd who had boycotted work for the past two days would resume duties Friday after a truce was arrived ... Read more...

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Labour trouble at Ford India


March 27th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 27 (IANS) Around 350 employees of Ford India Pvt Ltd held a protest outside the company's plant at Maraimalai Nagar near here Tuesday demanding the reinstatement of nine ... Read more...

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Lenny Kravitz turned to bisexual pal for ‘The Hunger Games’


March 25th, 2012 - 9:49 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, March 25 (IANS) Singer Lenny Kravitz studied a bisexual pal to perfect his role as stylist in new movie "The Hunger Games".The rocker admits that he was struggling ... Read more...

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Sebastien Loeb wins his 6th Mexican Rally


March 12th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, March 12 (IANS) French driver Sebastien Loeb extended his lead in the 2012 World Rally championship (WRC) with a comfortable victory in the Rally Mexico.The Frenchman Sunday won ... Read more...

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Army Wives Season 6 premieres


March 5th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Mar 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) After so much delay, the sixth season of the television show Army Wives premiered on Sunday. The show was aired on Lifetime at 9pm EST. Following the ... Read more...

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Butler returns to party circuit


February 28th, 2012 - 6:57 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 28 (IANS) Just days after news of his recent stint in the rehab became public, actor Gerard Butler has returned to Hollywood's party circuit.The actor recently completed ... Read more...

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Jessica Alba is a strict mother


February 26th, 2012 - 7:25 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 26 (IANS) Actress Jessica Alba says she is a strict mother for her daughters, unlike her "cool" and "laid back" parents."I did have that dreaded moment when ... Read more...

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Gerard Butler out of rehab


February 25th, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 25 (IANS) Actor Gerard Butler has returned home after completing a rehab stint for substance-abuse issues."Gerard has completed a successful course of treatment and has returned home ... Read more...

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Future peek: loos that will analyse your poo


February 24th, 2012 - 9:30 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 24 (IANS) It may look to be coming straight from some science fiction but high-tech toilets that can analyse your poo, 3D contact lenses and doors that open ... Read more...

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Ford India logs sales growth in January


February 1st, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 1 (IANS) Ford India, the Indian subsidiary of the American auto major Ford Motor Company, closed last month selling 10,789 units, up from 10,026 units sold in January ... Read more...

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Ford to be honoured by Society of Cinematographers


February 1st, 2012 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 1 (IANS) Hollywood star Harrison Ford will be honoured for his career at the upcoming American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) gala.The 69-year-old will receive the coveted ... Read more...

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Obama-driven car for sale


January 27th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 27 (IANS) A car driven by US President Barack Obama is up for auction on shopping website eBay at a whopping starting bid of $1 million.Obama, before ... Read more...

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Graham Ford confirmed as new Sri Lanka cricket coach


January 24th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Jan 24 (IANS) South African Graham Ford has been named Sri Lanka's new coach in a series of changes aimed at improving the standard of the national cricket team, ... Read more...

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Ford India to invest Rs.750 crore in Chennai plant


January 20th, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 20 (IANS) Ford India, the Indian subsidiary of the US-based Ford Motor Company, would invest Rs.750 crore at its plant near here to roll out the new compact ... Read more...

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Phelps wins 400m medley gold at Austin meet


January 15th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 15 (IANS) American swimming star Michael Phelps won the men's 400-meters individual medley at the Austin Grand Prix.The 16-time gold medallist at the Olympics dominated the medley ... Read more...

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Miss Hutchinson to keep her jobs despite winning Lotto jackpot


January 10th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Jan 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Despite winning a lottery of more than £1.3 million, Eloise Hutchinson is in no way ready to let her financial guard down. The 19-year-old says she will ... Read more...

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Stranded Driver Survives 40C Outback Trek


January 5th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sydney, Jan 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An Australian woman overcame a very dangerous situation when she trekked 25 kilometers in temperatures over 40C to get help. Beth Lawrie’s vehicle broke down in a ... Read more...

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