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Japan Tsunami: More than 2000 people still missing


September 12th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tokyo, Sept 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The skeletal remains of a victim of the Japan tsunami was found by the coast guards during the one and a half year commemoration of the worst ... Read more...

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Neha teams up with Jimmy for ‘Rangeeley’ (Movie Snippets)


September 3rd, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 3 (IANS) Neha Dhupia says she has signed a Punjabi film with Jimmy Sheirgill and that she will be doing her first item song for another film."Yes I ... Read more...

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Bollywood doesn’t define fashion, it influences it: Rick Roy


August 22nd, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) Many feel Bollywood films have become one of the biggest platforms to launch new trends, but Rick Roy begs to differ and says there are ... Read more...

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Brazil winger Lucas helps Sao Paulo win 3-0


August 19th, 2012 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 19 (IANS) Paris Saint-Germain-bound winger Lucas Moura was on the scoresheet as Sao Paulo defeated Ponte Preta 3-0 in Brazil's Serie A championship.Rogerio Ceni opened the ... Read more...

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Sahara enters FMCG retail biz on I-day


August 13th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Conglomerate Sahara India will enter the fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) retail business on Independence Day launching a chain of shops of packaged food and ... Read more...

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Brazil winger Lucas joins PSG for 43 million euros


August 9th, 2012 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) French football club Paris Saint Germain (PSG) has beaten Manchester United in the race to sign Brazilian teenager Lucas Moura.The deal was confirmed Wednesday after ... Read more...

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German side Bremen signs Kevin de Bruyne on loan


August 7th, 2012 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Aug 7 (IANS) Bundesliga side Werder Bremen has signed Belgian international midfielder Kevin de Bruyne on a season-long deal from Chelsea until 2013, the club said Tuesday.The 21-year-old Chelsea ... Read more...

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Five Pakistani Army officers jailed for terror links


August 4th, 2012 - 4:26 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 4 (IANS) Five Pakistani Army officers, including a brigadier, have been jailed for having links with a banned extremist group.The Field General Court Marshal convicted them for having ... Read more...

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Galatasaray sign Moroccan footballer Amrabat


July 20th, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Ankara (Turkey), July 20 (IANS) Turkish football club Galatasaray signed a five-year contract with Moroccan player Nordin Amrabat.Galatasaray will pay eight million euro to Amrabat's former club Kayserispor as well ... Read more...

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Drogba arrives in China to rousing reception


July 14th, 2012 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, July 14 (IANS) Former Chelsea star Didier Drogba arrived here Saturday to a rousing welcome from Chinese fans and insisted it was not money but the challenge in an ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Separate bedrooms led to Cruise-Holmes divorce


July 1st, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 1 (IANS) What caused Hollywood couple Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes to separate? Separate bedrooms!Cruise' living quarters were on one side of a large communal area ... Read more...

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Former African Footballer of Year Kanoute joins Chinese club


June 30th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 30 (IANS) Former African Footballer of the Year Frederic Oumar Kanoute has joined Chinese Super League side Beijing Guo'an from Sevilla, the Chinese club confirmed Saturday.The 34-year-old striker ... Read more...

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No ill feelings for Star Plus or ‘…Saathiya’ team: Giaa Manek


June 15th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Television actress Giaa Manek, who is among the 12 celebrity contestants participating in "Jhalak Dikhla Jaa 5", gives credit to "Saath Nibhaana Saathiya" for ... Read more...

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Asif released from British jail


May 3rd, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 3 (IANS) Pakistan cricket Mohammed Asif was released from a British jail Thursday after completing half of his 12-month sentence after being found guilty in a spot-fixing scandal.The ... Read more...

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Sushant Singh Rajput in movie version of ‘3 Mistakes Of My Life’?


April 30th, 2012 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 30 (IANS) Director Abhishek Kapoor is shooting "Ka Po Che", a movie adaptation of Chetan Bhagat's bestseller "The 3 Mistakes Of My Life", reportedly with TV actors ... Read more...

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Chris wants to be involved in Kiwi cricket


March 27th, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, March 27 (IANS) Former New Zealand all-rounder Chris Cairns hopes to be involved with New Zealand Cricket (NZC) after winning his libel case against former Indian Premier League (IPL) ... Read more...

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Karnataka BJP split wide open (Lead)


March 11th, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Hubli (Karnataka), March 11 (IANS) Karnataka's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party Sunday showed it functions as two units with former chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa keeping open the option of leaving ... Read more...

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Everton sign Croat striker Nikica Jelavic


February 1st, 2012 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 1 (IANS) Croatian striker Nikica Jelavic has signed a four-and-a-half-year-deal with English football side Everton, the club confirmed.Jelavic moved from Scottish side Rangers where he scored 36 goals ... Read more...

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Ireland midfielder Gibson completes Everton move


January 14th, 2012 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 14 (IANS) Irish midfielder Darron Gibson has completed his move from Manchester United to Everton and signed a four-and-a-half-year deal with the Merseyside club.The 24-year-old said United's former ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Pato likely to stay with AC Milan


January 13th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Jan 13 (IANS) AC Milan's Brazilian forward Pato has rejected reports of his move to French football club Paris St Germain.Earlier, sources at PSG claimed that they had ... Read more...

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Paris Saint-Germain sign Maxwell


January 13th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Jan 13 (IANS) Top French league club Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) says it has recruited Spain-based defender Maxwell in a three-and-a-half-year deal."Maxwell is with us for three-and-a-half-years. He is a ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Bundesliga side Kaiserslautern signs Polish lad


January 2nd, 2012 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Jan 2 (IANS) German Bundesliga side Kaiserslautern announced Sunday the signing of highly-regarded Poland Under-20 international Jakub Swierczok from Polish second division outfit Polonia Bytom.The 19-year-old signed a three-and-a-half ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Bundesliga club Berlin sign new coach Michael Skibbe


December 23rd, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Dec 23 (IANS) Hertha Berlin signed coach Michael Skibbe after the dismissal of former coach Markus Babbel, the club announced.Michael Skibbe signed a two-and-a-half year contract at the "Hauptstadtclub" ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Government blames domestic economic woes on global uncertainties (Roundup)


December 9th, 2011 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) The government Friday blamed slowing domestic growth on the global economic turmoil and officially downgraded the gross domestic product (GDP) growth rate to ... Read more...

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Another global slowdown a possibility: Mukherjee


December 9th, 2011 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Friday said another global slowdown was now a possibility as international economies suffer from rising inflation and fuel cost."Another global ... Read more...

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Former US governor sentenced to 14 years in prison


December 8th, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, Dec 8 (IANS) Former Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich was sentenced to 14 years in prison Wednesday, after being found guilty on 18 counts of corruption.The lengthy prison sentence ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Indian-origin man held for helping illegal migrants


November 14th, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 14 (IANS) An Indian-origin man has been arrested in Britain for helping illegal migrants come into the country, get married or enter colleges.Bhavin Shah, 34, was secretly filmed ... Read more...

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Rising interest rates affect industrial output, lowest in over 2 years


November 11th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) India's industrial output fell sharply in September at 1.9 percent, official data showed Friday, growing the slowest in over two years as rising interest rates ... Read more...

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Food inflation dips marginally


November 11th, 2011 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) India's food inflation continued to be in double digits during the week ended Oct 29, although it dipped marginally to 11.81 percent, official data showed ... Read more...

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Nine jailed for selling rotten ducks in China


November 10th, 2011 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 9 (IANS) Nine people, making up two separate gangs producing and selling rotten ducks in Beijing, have been awarded prison terms varying from one to six years, the ... Read more...

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Probe Ashok Gehlot in missing nurse case: BJP


November 8th, 2011 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
Jodhpur, Nov 8 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Rajasthan Tuesday demanded the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot in connection with the case ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Indian Hotels reports Rs.8.12 crore Q2 net profit


October 28th, 2011 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) Indian Hotels Friday logged a net profit of Rs.8.12 crore for the quarter ended Sep 30 as against a loss of Rs.6.3 crore during the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Shaan’s tryst with acting! (Movie Snippets)


October 26th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 26 (IANS) Singer Shaan showcased his acting skills when he donned different get-ups to represent some popular characters from Hindi movies at the 2nd Chevrolet Global Indian ... Read more...

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ITC’s second quarter net up 21.46 percent


October 24th, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) major ITC Monday reported an increase of 21.46 percent in its net profit for the second quarter of the current ... Read more...

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Axis Bank’s net profit up 25.18 percent


October 22nd, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Private lender Axis Bank Saturday reported an increase of 25.18 percent in its net profit for the second quarter of the current fiscal at Rs.920.32 crore, ... Read more...

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