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Textiles firms seek loan restructuring


August 7th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Apparel Export Promotion Council (AEPC) Tuesday urged the government to direct banks to restructure loans to textiles industry, which is reeling under Rs.155,809 crore ... Read more...

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Six Flags Discovery Kingdom roller coaster left stranded


July 31st, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
California, July 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new roller coaster at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom got stuck and trapped riders for almost 2 hours on Sunday when it stalled 150 feet above the ... Read more...

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Dikshit announces job scheme for poor


July 31st, 2012 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Monday announced a self-employment scheme for people from the weaker sections of society.After a cabinet meeting, Dikshit said the Dilli ... Read more...

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Hemsworth to open fashion label?


July 27th, 2012 - 5:38 am ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) Actor Liam Hemsworth is reportedly planning to create his own fashion range.The 22-year-old has been getting a helping hand from fiancee Miley Cyrus, who was ... Read more...

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Israeli pageant crowns Miss Holocaust Survivor


June 29th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 29 (IANS) An Israeli beauty pageant, participated in by grandmothers, has crowned the first "Miss Holocaust Survivor", The Sun reported Friday.Fourteen women, aged 74 to 97, took to ... Read more...

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Starving sisters rescued in Delhi to get financial help


June 23rd, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikhsit here Saturday announced financial aid of Rs.1 lakh each for the starving sisters rescued from their north Delhi apartment last ... Read more...

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Amrita launches free tution programme (Lead)


March 27th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 27 (IANS) Kerala Education Minister P.K. Abdu Rabb Tuesday launched an online programme of Amrita University to help students gain better skills so as to secure jobs."Usage of ... Read more...

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Amrita University’s free online tution programme launched


March 27th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 27 (IANS) Kerala Education Minister P.K. Abdu Rabb Tuesday launched Amrita University's Online Gurukul - a free tution - programme here Tuesday, noting it would enhance students' employability ... Read more...

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Stop Iran gas project: US tells Pakistan


March 10th, 2012 - 9:29 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 10 (IANS) The US has asked Pakistan to abandon the Iran gas pipeline project and counselled Islamabad to explore alternative energy sources.Deputy US Ambassador to Pakistan Richard Hoagland ... Read more...

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Meryl Streep turns saviour for Watts


March 1st, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, March 1 (IANS) Actress Meryl Streep is lending a helping hand to Naomi Watts, who will star in a biopic on the late Lady Diana, with some acting ... Read more...

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Celebs do not get credit for social causes: Boman


February 22nd, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 22 (IANS) Actor Boman Irani rues that celebrities are not given enough credit for their efforts towards social causes despite the fact that they are always the ... Read more...

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Salman’s RSVP to David Dhawan from Cuba


February 11th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 11 (IANS) So what if Salman Khan couldn't make it to Goa for the wedding of his friend David Dhawan's son? He made sure his family members ... Read more...

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How viruses con bugs into working for them


January 27th, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 27 (IANS) Some of the viruses are real con artists. They trick new bugs with genetic material filched from their previous bacterial hosts into working for them, ... Read more...

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Gaga helps out dad for restaurant


January 27th, 2012 - 4:07 am ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 27 (IANS) Singer Lady Gaga has been lending a helping hand to her father for the opening of his new Italian restaurant here.Her dad, Joe Germanotta's eating ... Read more...

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Priyanka and other teasers: Poll scene hots up (Comment)


January 21st, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Why did Priyanka Gandhi-Vadra jump into the election fray in Uttar Pradesh, breaking her long absence from active politics? Is it to give Rahul Gandhi a helping hand or to ... Read more...

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MPs urged to spread word on AIDS


December 1st, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar Thursday urged the members to lend a helping hand to those suffering from HIV/AIDS and spread awareness about the ... Read more...

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World’s major economies should work together : Hu (Lead)


November 4th, 2011 - 7:39 am ICT by IANS
Cannes, Nov 4 (IANS) Chinese President Hu Jintao Thursday urged the world's major economies to work together to promote growth and financial stability."It is imperative that we stand on a ... Read more...

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China contributing more to world economic growth: Hu


November 4th, 2011 - 7:08 am ICT by IANS
Cannes, Nov 4 (IANS) Chinese President Hu Jintao said Thursday that his country is making more contributions to the world economic growth as its economy has made strides in the ... Read more...

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Grief in China as girl who was run over dies


October 21st, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 21 (IANS) A two-year-old Chinese girl, who was hit by two vehicles on a market street and subsequently ignored by 18 passers-by, died early Friday after a weeklong ... Read more...

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89 die in Central America rains


October 17th, 2011 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Oct 17 (IANS) At least 89 people have been killed and some 350,000 affected as a week of devastating torrential rain continued in Central America.Days of non-stop rains ... Read more...

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Cheryl Cole designing her shoe range


October 11th, 2011 - 11:16 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Oct 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Girls Aloud star Cheryl Cole is coming out with a shoe range at the end of the year. The former UK X Factor judge says she plans ... Read more...

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Chinese oil firm to build schools in Myanmar


October 3rd, 2011 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Nay Pyi Taw (Myanmar), Oct 3, (IANS) The China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) Monday donated $1.32 million to build eight schools in Myanmar's four regions and states along the China-Myanmar ... Read more...

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Kunal Kapoor raising funds for earthquake victims


September 30th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Bollywood actor Kunal Kapoor has come forward to lend a helping hand to footballer Bhaichung Bhutia's plans to raise funds for earthquake-struck Sikkim."The situation ... Read more...

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Plane crash victims’ kin to travel to Nepal


September 25th, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 25 (IANS) A small group from Tiruchirappali in Tamil Nadu will Monday travel to Nepal to bring back the bodies of the Indians killed in Sunday's air crash ... Read more...

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Kay Burley had a secret facelift when she turned 50


August 17th, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) British television presenter Kay Burley gave herself a facelift when she turned 50 years. The Sky News presenter kept the surgery a secret from the public. Kay ... Read more...

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Not possible to spoon-feed a region: Pranab


July 30th, 2011 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 29 (IANS) At a time when West Bengal is facing a financial crunch with Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee looking up to the central government to bail it ... Read more...

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Mufti seeks national consensus on Kashmir


July 10th, 2011 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 10 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir's Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) patron and former chief minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed Sunday said there was a need for parties across the ... Read more...

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Andre seeks ex-girlfriend’s help in organising kids’ party


June 12th, 2011 - 2:12 am ICT by IANS
London, June 12 (IANS) Singer Peter Andre wants his ex-girlfriend Elen Rivas to help him organise a joint birthday party for his children.Andre has three children with ex-wife Katie Price: ... Read more...

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Meghalaya governor wants no speeches after his, skips seminar


June 9th, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, June 9 (IANS) Meghalaya Governor R.S. Mooshahary Thursday declined to inaugurate a national seminar sponsored by the union home ministry here as the organisers did not comply with his ... Read more...

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Al Pacino honoured by Actors Fund


May 27th, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 27 (IANS) Acting legend Al Pacino has been honoured with the Lee Strasberg Artistic Achievement Award by The Actors Fund, an organisation that benefits members of the performing ... Read more...

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Manmohan’s Kabul visit shows India’s rising influence: daily


May 16th, 2011 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 16 (IANS) It was time for Pakistan to revisit it Afghan policy, a leading newspaper here said Monday while noting that Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's trip ... Read more...

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Lucknow teachers to start helpline against corruption


May 3rd, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 3 (IANS) It comes close on the heels of Anna Hazare's campaign against graft. The teachers' association of Lucknow University, with 400 members, has decided to launch a ... Read more...

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Two heads aren’t always better than one when it comes to memory


April 30th, 2011 - 4:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 30 (ANI): An overview of memory research has suggested that people who memorize facts in groups remember less than solo students do.The group as a whole remembers more than any ... Read more...

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Normal monsoon may cool high inflation


April 19th, 2011 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) With the India Meteorological Department forecasting a normal monsoon this year, the government will get a helping hand in containing food and overall inflation, which ... Read more...

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Britney walks into new airbrush row


March 29th, 2011 - 7:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 29 (ANI): Britney Spears has been accused of trying to dupe fans after releasing a heavily airbrushed image of herself.The singer appeared to have shed pounds in glamorous publicity ... Read more...

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