holiday season

Strong iPad shipments drive tablet market growth


August 3rd, 2012 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Aug 3 (IANS) A record-setting unit shipments of Apple's iPad led to a better-than-anticipated growth for the tablet market during the second quarter of this year, a market ... Read more...

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Emirates announces daily flights to Phuket


August 3rd, 2012 - 1:25 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 2 (IANS/WAM) Continuing with its network expansion, the Emirates Airlines has announced the start of daily services to Phuket in Thailand.Phuket, the largest island in Thailand located in ... Read more...

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Kerala diaspora in Middle East asked to shun politicians


July 8th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 8 (IANS) The Kerala Association of Travel Agents (KATA) Sunday asked the Kerala diaspora in the Middle East to shun political leaders who arrive there to meet them ... Read more...

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Chandy seeks immediate reduction in Middle East airfares


June 10th, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 10 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Sunday sought the immediate intervention of the central government to ensure that airfares to and from Middle East destinations, which have ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Heavy rush of pilgrims to Vaishno Devi shrine


May 15th, 2012 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 15 (IANS) With about 35,000 devotees each day in this holiday season, authorities have been forced to regulate entry to the Mata Vaishno Devi shrine near Jammu.According to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US online spending up


May 10th, 2012 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 10 (IANS) US online retail spending reached $44.3 billion in the first three months of this year, with help from shoppers using tablet computers to buy clothing and ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Air India pilots stir continues, five flights cancelled


May 10th, 2012 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 10 (IANS) Air India cancelled five more flights early Thursday, day three of the 'sick' pilots stir that has seen the national carrier sacking 26 pilots so far, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Go for stylish holiday wear this summer (With Image)


March 29th, 2012 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Planning a holiday? Go for asymmetric hem shirts and wrap dresses, says designer Kiran Uttam Ghosh who feels vacation wear needs makeover in terms of ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

AI unions adamant on strike if dues not paid


March 23rd, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 23 (IANS) As the annual holiday season starts, Air India (AI) unions, including pilots and engineers, have reiterated their threat to go on strike from April 2 if ... Read more...

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China to add 14,000 flights for festival rush


January 9th, 2012 - 10:42 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 9 (IANS) China's civil aviation regulator has asked domestic airlines to add 14,000 flights to meet massive passenger flow during the 40-day spring festival season that began Sunday.Passengers ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US private-sector added 325,000 jobs in December


January 6th, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 6 (IANS) Employment in the US private sector rose sharply in the last month of 2011, with the addition of 325,000 jobs that also brought positive hope for ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

US holiday spending up 4.1 percent over 2010


December 29th, 2011 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 29 (IANS/EFE) In the five weeks before Christmas, a US consumer spent an average of $78 per day, that is 4.1 percent more than during the same period ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Emirates woos passengers with New Year discount


December 27th, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) In a bid to woo passengers in the holiday season, international carrier Emirates Tuesday offered airfare discounts up to 25 percent for more than 100 ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Cheryl Burke gives fitness tips


December 27th, 2011 - 2:39 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 27 (IANS) "Dancing with the Stars" winner has fitness tips for those who want to stay in shape during the holiday season.The two-time winner of the show believes ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Aniston, Theroux donate money for X-mas


December 24th, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 24 (IANS) Hollywood actress Jennifer Aniston and her boyfriend Justin Theroux have donated money to a children's hospital in lieu of sending gifts to them for the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Silverstone supports animal adoption for Christmas


December 22nd, 2011 - 9:17 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 22 (IANS) Actress Alicia Silverstone has a unique gift suggestion for her fans this Christmas. She has urged them to gift animal sponsorship to their loved ones.The "Clueless" ... Read more...

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Taj city shivers at four degrees


December 16th, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Dec 16 (IANS) It is freezing cold in the city of the Taj Mahal these days, with the minimum temperature on the last two nights hovering around 4 degrees ... Read more...

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Air India increases number of Delhi-Goa flights


December 2nd, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) National carrier Air India's subsidiary Alliance Air Friday said it is increasing the number of its flights from the national capital to Goa to meet ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Nine dead, 30 injured in Hong Kong fire


November 30th, 2011 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, Nov 30 (IANS) At least nine people were killed and more than 30 others injured Wednesday in a fire that lasted over seven hours in a Hong Kong ... Read more...

Posted in World |

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...

Posted in Business |

Brazil lights world’s largest floating Christmas tree


November 28th, 2011 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Nov 28 (IANS/EFE) The world's largest floating Christmas tree has been lighted in Rio de Janeiro, marking the official start of the holiday season in the Brazilian ... Read more...

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Conrad’s recycled fashion sense


November 26th, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 26 (IANS) Former "Hills" star Lauren Conrad says it's fine to re-wear dresses to different parties by giving it her own twist with different accessories."During holiday parties, ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

‘Immortals’ opens on a strong note at the box office


November 15th, 2011 - 12:23 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Nov 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The ancient Greek-inspired movie Immortals opened strongly at the North America Box Office. The movie is based on the life story of Theseus.The movie grossed $32 ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

US India travel alert based on Indian threat reports


October 20th, 2011 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 20 (IANS) The US says its latest India travel alert was based on recent Indian government advisories and local media reports indicating terrorist attacks possibly being planned during ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Despite record profits, Apple disappoints Wall Street


October 19th, 2011 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 19 (IANS) Despite setting new sales and profit records over the last three months and blowing past the $100 billion mark Apple's revenue and earnings on the last ... Read more...

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Bill Clinton Stars on ‘Rachael Ray’ Show


September 20th, 2011 - 11:14 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Sep 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former US President Bill Clinton was a star on the Rachael Ray show today, where he admitted that he is not completely a vegan. Although he has made ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

91 mn Chinese to travel by train during holidays


September 1st, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 1 (IANS) A staggering 91 million Chinese are expected to travel by train during upcoming holidays, authorities said Thursday.The Ministry of Railways (MOR) Thursday said it will give ... Read more...

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‘Operate more flights between India, Ras Al Khaimah’


July 1st, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 1 (IANS) The Indian community in Ras Al Khaimah has asked the Indian government to increase the number of flights between the emirate and India to cut down ... Read more...

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More flights between Ras Al Khaimah, Indian cities demanded


June 28th, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 28 (IANS) Eight major associations of the Indian community in Ras Al Khaimah have urged the Indian government to increase the number of flights between Indian cities and ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Mass Effect 2 ‘Arrival’ trailer available


March 29th, 2011 - 11:43 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Mar 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The trailer of the hit game Mass Effect 2 dubbed Arrival is available for game fans to download.Casey Hudson, Executive Producer, Mass Effect series said that, ... Read more...

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First Monday of February seems to be ‘National Sickie Day’


February 7th, 2011 - 8:47 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Feb 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The first Monday of February seems to be the unofficial ‘National Sickie Day’. And this is because of the cold weather and the blues that set in ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Jennifer Aniston ‘planning to have baby this year’


January 18th, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Jan 18 (ANI): Jennifer Aniston is apparently planning to start a family.The former 'Friends' star reportedly told friends she is going "full steam ahead" to have a baby this year, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Post Office In USA To Test Gift Cards


January 6th, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Post Office in USA is all set to get into the business of gift cards as it has been reported. In recent times the popularity ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

American Post Office To Look At The Sales Of Gift Cards From May 2011


January 6th, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
January 6, 2011 (Pen Men at Work): The post office in America desires to gain entry into the commerce of gift cards. Pre-paid cards have managed to become the most well-liked gift ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Nanny shortage hits Chinese cities


January 6th, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 6 (IANS) With the holiday season round the corner, China is facing an acute nanny shortage! Even the promise of a decent salary is not enough to attract one.The house ... Read more...

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