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Sri Sri gets Paraguay’s highest civilian award


September 14th, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 14 (IANS) Spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar has been honoured with Paraguay's highest civilian award.He was conferred the National Order of Merito de Comuneros Thursday in the ... Read more...

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Renault-Nissan’s Indian plant to cater to Danone’s mega order


July 5th, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 5 (IANS) The Indian plant of Franco-Japanese Renault-Nissan Alliance will also cater to the 15,000 vehicle ordered by French food company Danone for its operations spread across 25 ... Read more...

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I-League: Churchill Brothers looking to finish second


May 5th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Margaon (Goa), May 5 (IANS) Churchill Brothers technical director Subhas Bhowmick is keeping his fingers crossed and hoping his team can finish second in the I-League. For that to happen, ... Read more...

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I-League: Churchill look to close gap on Dempo


April 10th, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Margao, April 10 (IANS) Churchill Brothers will look to reduce the deficit against I-League leaders Dempo SC when the two teams meet in a decisive 24th round clash at the ... Read more...

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Ancient altar for human sacrifices found in Peru


April 4th, 2012 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Lima, April 4 (IANS/EFE) A group of Peruvian archaeologists found a 1,500-year-old altar for human sacrifices on the top of a hill in the northern region of La Libertad, the ... Read more...

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Churchill hope to continue impressive run against Chirag Kerala


April 3rd, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Margao, April 4 (IANS) Churchill Brothers SC hope to continue their impressive goal-scoring spree as they take on Chirag United Kerala in the 23rd round of the football I-League ... Read more...

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15 killed in Peru road accident


March 17th, 2012 - 7:15 am ICT by IANS
Lima, March 17 (IANS) At least 15 people were killed and seven injured while three went missing after a bus fell over a 500-metre cliff Friday in Peru, the Peruvian ... Read more...

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French PM congratulates Putin


March 6th, 2012 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, March 6 (IANS) French Prime Minister Francois Fillon Tuesday congratulated Vladimir Putin on his victory in the Russian presidential election.In a telephone conversation, Fillon thanked Putin for Russia's efforts ... Read more...

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Italian energy firm to invest $600 mn in Tunisia


January 17th, 2012 - 8:07 am ICT by IANS
Tunis, Jan 17 (IANS) Italy's petroleum company ENI has plans to invest over $600 million in Tunisia in 2012, TAP news agency reported.The company also intends to recruit 160 people ... Read more...

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Odafe hat-trick hands Mohun Bagan crucial win


January 15th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Fatorda (Goa), Jan 15 (IANS) Mohun Bagan did well to snatch full points after going a goal down early in the game against Churchill Brothers in a 14th round I-League ... Read more...

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Air France-KLM plans to cut costs to boost profitability


January 13th, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Jan 13 (IANS) Air France-KLM Thursday unveiled a multi-billion-euro restructuring plan to bolster the group's profits by 2014. In a statement posted on its website, the Franco-Dutch joint venture ... Read more...

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US consumer confidence continues rise


December 28th, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 28 (IANS/EFE) Consumers' confidence in the US economy and their personal situations rose in December for the second straight month to reach its highest level since April, ... Read more...

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Consumer confidence rebounds in US


November 30th, 2011 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
New York, Nov 30 (IANS/EFE) US consumer confidence in the evolution of the nation's economy rose in November to its highest level since July, The Conference Board said Tuesday.The Consumer ... Read more...

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Franco the Gorilla launches new disc


November 19th, 2011 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
San Juan, Nov 19 (IANS/EFE) Puerto Rican rapper Franco the Gorilla is launching his second album, "La Verdadera Maquina" (The Real Machine), in which he works with artists he describes ... Read more...

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Brazilian footballer gets Dutch passport


November 3rd, 2011 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, Nov 3 (IANS) Brazilian FC Twente defender Douglas Franco Teixeirahas obtained his Dutch passport and he hopes to play for the Dutch national team.Douglas got the passport Wednesday ... Read more...

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US consumer confidence at 2-year low


October 26th, 2011 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 26 (IANS/EFE) US consumer confidence in the way the economy is shaping up fell to its lowest level in more than two years this month mainly due ... Read more...

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Netherland apologises for scribe’s Berlusconi remark


October 15th, 2011 - 4:14 am ICT by IANS
The Hague, Oct 15 (IANS) Dutch Foreign Minister Uri Rosenthal Friday apologised to Italian Ambassador to the Netherlands Franco Giordano over a journalist's objectionable remark about Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi ... Read more...

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Little change in US consumer confidence


September 28th, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 28 (IANS/EFE) The confidence of US consumers in the economic progress of the country was relatively unchanged in September after falling in August to its lowest point ... Read more...

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Man arrested at Celina Dion’s home


September 7th, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Montreal, Sep 7 (IANS) A man has been arrested for breaking into singer Celine Dion's home in Canada, and stealing food.Daniel Bedard allegedly trespassed into the Dion's Montreal mansion Monday ... Read more...

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US consumer confidence at 28-month low


August 31st, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 31 (IANS/EFE) The confidence of US consumers in the country's economy fell sharply in August and reached its lowest level since April 2009, authorities reported Tuesday, attributing ... Read more...

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Berry’s intruder now charged with burglary


July 28th, 2011 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) A man who has been accused of stalking actress Halle Berry has now been charged with burglary.Richard Anthony Franco, 27, was charged with felony stalking after ... Read more...

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US consumer confidence declines


June 1st, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
New York, June 1 (IANS/EFE) Consumer confidence in the US economy showed an unexpected decline in May following a slight recovery in April, The Conference Board said Tuesday.The Consumer Confidence ... Read more...

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Reinstated Terry says Capello was wrong to take England captaincy from him


March 23rd, 2011 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 23 (ANI): John Terry, who was reinstated to lead England in the Euro 2012 qualifier with Wales in Cardiff on Saturday, has said that coach Fabio Capello should never have ... Read more...

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Ferdinand told he is still England captain


March 14th, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 14 (ANI): Defender Rio Ferdinand contacted England's assistant coach Franco Baldini to clarify his position after reports appeared that boss Fabio Capello is considering the option of giving the captain's ... Read more...

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Hitler top trump game is in trouble


February 8th, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Berlin, Feb 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A German company could find itself in trouble if prosecutors are able to determine that it has violated the country’s Constitution with its new card game.The ... Read more...

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Chennai Open: Indians bow out in qualifying rounds


January 2nd, 2011 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 2 (IANS) The Indian challenge in the qualifying rounds of the Aircel ATP Chennai Open tennis tournament ended here Sunday with the exit of Vishnu Vardhan, Karunuday Singh and Rupesh ... Read more...

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Over 1,000 arrests during Ecuador census day


November 30th, 2010 - 11:24 am ICT by IANS
Quito, Nov 30 (IANS/EFE) A total of 1,026 people were placed under arrest Sunday, the day a national census of population and housing was being taken in Ecuador. A law forbids people ... Read more...

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Two men gunned down while playing soccer in Mexico


November 11th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Monterrey (Mexico), Nov 11 (IANS/EFE) Gunmen opened fire with assault rifles on a group of soccer players in Guadalupe, a city in the Mexican state of Nuevo Leon, killing two young men ... Read more...

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US hotel worker caught trying on guest’s panties, high-heeled shoes


October 7th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 7 (ANI): A hotel in the US is being sued by a female guest after she allegedly found a male worker trying on her panties, skirt and high-heeled shoes.Dayanara Fernandez, ... Read more...

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UK is world’s second fattest nation


September 24th, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 24 (ANI): A survey has revealed that Britain has become the second fattest nation in the world after the United States, with nearly two thirds of its citizens being overweight.The ... Read more...

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Scholes rules out coming out of retirement to play for England


August 27th, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 27 (ANI): Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes has no plans to come out of retirement and play for the Three Lions, and has decided to ignore growing calls to play ... Read more...

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1,300-year-old pots found in Argentina


August 19th, 2010 - 10:47 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Aug 19 (IANS/EFE) A family in Argentina have found eight pots, believed to be around 1,300 years old, buried in the patio of their house. The pots are believed to have ... Read more...

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Wearing undie-revealing low riding pants is no crime, rules US judge


July 31st, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
New York, July 31 (ANI): A judge in the US has thrown out a case brought against a man who was wearing low riding pants that exposed his underwear.According to the New ... Read more...

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Zaragoza sign veteran goalkeeper Franco


July 18th, 2010 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, July 18 (DPA) Spanish football club Zaragoza has announced the signing of veteran Argentine goalkeeper Leo Franco from Turkish giants Galatasaray for an undisclosed fee. Franco, 33 - who played for Argentina ... Read more...

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Lord Nelson’s letter reveals his desperation to fight the French


July 13th, 2010 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 13 (ANI): A letter that was written by Lord Nelson four days before Trafalgar, has revealed his desperation to fight the French.In the letter, which was sent from flagship HMS ... Read more...

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