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Dion to launch another fragrance


July 24th, 2011 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) Singer Celina Dion will launch a new fragrance titled "Signature" in September.Dion's previous seven scents have generated an estimated $40 million in sales."The fragrance category is ... Read more...

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David Beckham to launch new fragrance


July 23rd, 2011 - 6:33 am ICT by IANS
London, July 23 (IANS) Ace footballer David Beckham will launch a new men's fragrance "David Beckham Homme" in September.The soccer star, who has already released a range of scents ... Read more...

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Zippo branches out in India with lifestyle products (Lead, superseding previous story)


June 9th, 2011 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) There's a lot more than iconic lighters to Zippo, the 79-year-old US company that is diversifying in the Indian market with a range of lifestyle ... Read more...

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Zippo lighting up in India with lifestyle products


June 8th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) Some time next week, the 500 millionth Zippo lighter will come off the production line at Bradford in the US but then, there's a lot ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Lady Gaga turns newspaper editor for a day


April 7th, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, April 7 (IANS) Pop singer Lady Gaga will be the guest editor-in-chief for all the May 17 editions of Metro newspaper."We're thrilled to have Lady Gaga take the helm ... Read more...

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Microsoft appoints new marketing head


April 7th, 2011 - 8:56 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 7 (IANS) Microsoft Corp. has appointed Chris Capossela as its chief marketing officer, responsible for the software giant's marketing, advertising and corporate communications.Capossela will replace Mich Mathews, ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Chinese tourists emerge as top tax-free shoppers in Europe


February 24th, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 24 (ANI): A new study has found that Chinese tourists have outspend the Russians to become the top tax-free shoppers in Europe.Statistics from Global Blue, a Switzerland-based tax-refund and ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Yuvraj collaborating with Oakley on signature sunglasses series (With Image)


February 18th, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) Dashing all-rounder Yuvraj Singh is collaborating with Oakley for his first Signature Series sunglasses even as the global eyewear major has signed him up as its brand ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Heidi Klum to launch own perfume


January 21st, 2011 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 21 (IANS) German supermodel Heidi Klum has teamed up with cosmetic firm Coty Beauty to release her own fragrance, Shine.Steve Mormoris, senior vice president of global marketing for Coty ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Surya Pharma’s arm acquires US’s ActivOn for $22 mn


December 28th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 28 (IANS) Surya Pharmaceuticals Tuesday said its subsidiary has acquired US-based ActivOn, a leading over-the-counter (OTC) analgesic drug brand, for $22 million. "Surya Pharma's wholly owned subsidiary, Surya Pharmaceutical (Singapore) ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

‘Harry Potter’ earns $330mn debut weekend


November 22nd, 2010 - 3:58 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov 22 (ANI): 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1', made a grand opening with 330 million dollars in global ticket sales over the weekend.The seventh Potter movie generated ... Read more...

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Finnair to make Helsinki-Delhi operations a daily service


November 7th, 2010 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, Nov 7 (IANS) Nordic carrier Finnair Sunday said it will launch a daily service from Helsinki to the Indian capital from January."The addition of new flights to our most important ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Now, Rohit Bal jazzes up lighter


October 6th, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) Rohit Bal, one of India's foremost fashion designers, has unveiled a new version of an iconic windproof lighter "which exudes individuality" and has "a sophistication of its ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Indian-origin scribe to globetrot to judge Finnair quality


October 4th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, Oct 4 (IANS) A teacher-journalist in Beirut born to a British-Indian couple is among four people to have landed an envious assignment of globetrotting on the routes of Nordic carrier ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

World will have to search minerals on other planets: Kalam


October 1st, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Oct 1 (IANS) With the world's hunger for its minerals and metals threatening to exhaust these resources, scientists should launch a hunt for these materials on other planets, according ... Read more...

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Gaga collaborates with Coty to launch fragrance


September 15th, 2010 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 15 (IANS) Pop star Lady Gaga has signed a deal with cosmetics firm Coty Inc. to release her own range of fragrances. The singer, famous for her outrageous fashion sense, is ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Lady Gaga teams up with Coty to create signature fragrance


September 14th, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 14 (ANI): One can now choose to smell like Lady Gaga. The singer has apparently teamed up with Coty to create a signature fragrance.The talented songstress has agreed to ... Read more...

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Coty denies launching Gaga perfume


July 16th, 2010 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 16 (IANS) Bosses of fragrance company Coty Beauty have denied reports of launching a new fragrance in partnership with pop star Lady Gaga. Contactmusic.com reports that Steve Mormoris, the senior ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Microsoft’s ‘Kinect’ to allow users to use Xbox with body movements


June 15th, 2010 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 15 (ANI): Microsoft has unveiled "Kinect," its latest technological creation for game systems, which allows users to direct the X-Box with their body movements.Kinect recognizes player's movements and voices, and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Halle Berry ready to launch her third fragrance


June 5th, 2010 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
London, June 4 (IANS) Oscar-winning actress Halle Berry is all set to launch her third fragrance "Reveal". "I've always wanted to have my own scent. When I was younger, I never wanted to ... Read more...

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IPL Gate: Is Modi more sinned against than sinning? (Comment)


April 28th, 2010 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
By Veturi Srivatsa The biggest compliment Lalit Modi got is from the man he reduced from a king to a commoner in the Indian cricket board, Jagmohan Dalmiya.Dalmiya may have hated Modi for ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Viewers Discover The Classic “The Prisoner” TV Series Through Its Remake


November 16th, 2009 - 7:55 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Nov.16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The first part of the remake of the 1960's iconic television series "The Prisoner" was screened on AMC cable network on Sunday. The debut episode of the ... Read more...

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Anand Sharma calls for diversification of new markets for Indian leather sector


November 3rd, 2009 - 8:09 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 3(ANI): Union Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma on Tuesday said that it would be crucial for the leather industries to diversify into new markets while carving out a ... Read more...

Posted in National |

UAE ranks seventh in consumer confidence: Report


August 11th, 2009 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 11 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has been ranked seventh in the list of world's most optimistic nations in terms of consumer confidence level during the second quarter of ... Read more...

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Taiwanese candidate hot favourite for ‘best job in the world’


May 1st, 2009 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 1 (ANI): As Tourism Queenland's 'best job in the world' campaign enters its final stage, Taiwan's wild card entry Clare Wang has been touted as the winner of Great Barrier ... Read more...

Posted in World |

80pc travellers think allowing mobiles on planes is crazy


September 29th, 2008 - 6:46 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sept 29 (ANI): A new survey has revealed that four in five travellers believe that if mobile phones were allowed to function on planes, it would drive them crazy.Surveyors from ... Read more...

Posted in National |

India driving demand for development of all day connectivity laptops


August 13th, 2008 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 13 (ANI): Dell, Inc. considers the demands of the Indian workforce to be a major factor behind why it has had to develop laptops with significant new features. The ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Kirloskar Brothers go for restructuring


June 3rd, 2008 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 3 (IANS) India's leading water management solutions provider Kirloskar Brothers Limited (KBL) has decided to restructure itself into nine business sectors aiming to achieve a turnover exceeding $1 billion. Announcing ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Coldplay to promote soccer on ESPN


May 8th, 2008 - 7:43 pm ICT by admin
Washington , May 8 (ANI): Coldplay are all set to follow in the footsteps of Ricky Martins soccer anthem A Cup Of Life, for the British rock band has teamed up ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

NBA to stage first camp in India


May 1st, 2008 - 10:49 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) The National Basketball Association (NBA) in collaboration with the Basketball Federation of India (BFI) is all set to organize 'Basketball without Borders', the game's first global development ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

NBA to stage first-ever camp in India in July


May 1st, 2008 - 10:22 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) The famous American basketball league National Basketball Association (NBA) has tied up with the Basketball Federation of India (BFI) and is all set to organize the game's ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Rich content, low prices help Indian books sell big in Gulf


March 15th, 2008 - 11:47 am ICT by admin
By Aroonim Bhuyan Abu Dhabi, March 15 (IANS) With rich content and competitive prices, Indian publishers of English books are making big inroads across the Gulf. "India is the third largest English publication ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Halle Berry to launch her fragrance line


February 29th, 2008 - 4:04 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Feb 29 (ANI): Halle Berry is busy not only preparing for the birth of her first child, but also with a rather sweet project.The 41-year-old actress will soon be launching ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Oz tourists want crying babies, their parents segregated on long flights!


February 19th, 2008 - 4:49 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, Feb 19 (ANI): Babies might be cute and cuddly, but their weeping version is something which has everybody cringing, especially Australian travellers, who want them and their parents to be segregated ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Aussies would love to be part of the Mile High Club!


January 21st, 2008 - 4:11 pm ICT by admin
Sydney, Jan 21 (ANI): A recent survey has revealed that most Aussie travellers would love becoming a part of the Mile High Club.Almost sixty per cent of Aussie travellers revealed that they ... Read more...

Posted in World |

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