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Two arrested for cheating engineers


September 18th, 2012 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Two people were arrested for cheating several serving and retired engineers on the pretext of providing them consultancy jobs in their fictitious projects, said police ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi tourism eyes Russian market


September 12th, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Sep 12 (IANS/WAM) A UAE delegation will participate in a Russian travel show next week in a bid to attract more tourists to the country.The 16-member delegation will ... Read more...

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300,000 tourists flock to terror-hit Swat valley


September 11th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 11 (IANS) A staggering 300,000 tourists from across the country have visited the picturesque yet terror-ravaged Swat valley in northwest Pakistan since the beginning of Eid, a ... Read more...

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Recession-hit Italian hotels report fewer guests in 2012


September 7th, 2012 - 8:15 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Sep 7 (IANS/AKI) The number of guests in hotels in recession-hit Italy fell during the first eight months of this year, according to a study.Between January and August, the ... Read more...

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Indian tourists to South Africa could cross 1 lakh this year


September 7th, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 6 (IANS) The number of Indian tourists visiting South Africa is expected to cross the one lakh mark this year, South African Tourism country head Hanneli Slabber said ... Read more...

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Rs.70 crore liquor sold on Onam days


August 30th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 30 (IANS) Kerala saw Rs.70 crore worth of liquor sales during the two Onam days Tuesday and Wednesday.An official from the excise department told IANS that sales on ... Read more...

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Karnataka minister in Assam, urges people to return (Lead)


August 25th, 2012 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 25 (IANS) Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister R. Ashoka Saturday assured people of the northeastern states of their security in Bangalore and other cities and requested them to return ... Read more...

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Royal Orchid opens Re:gen:ta One in Hyderabad


August 22nd, 2012 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 21 (IANS) Royal Orchid Hotels Ltd, a leading hospitality chain in India, opened its upscale brand Re:gen:ta One hotel in Hyderabad.The five-star hotel, which has come up in ... Read more...

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Northeast exodus hits Bangalore’s private security sector


August 18th, 2012 - 1:55 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 18 (IANS) Rumors of attack on people from northeast in Bangalore leading to an exodus from the city is taking its toll on private security agencies guarding IT ... Read more...

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Big hotel rooms, best part about fame: Malik


August 17th, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 17 (IANS) Fame brings luxury, feels Britain based Pakistani origin singer Zayn Malik who says that the perks of being part of the band One Direction is that ... Read more...

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Goa Police step up vigil after Pune blasts


August 2nd, 2012 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 2 (IANS) Stepping up vigil in wake of the Pune blasts, the Goa Police have asked hoteliers to keep an eye on tourists visiting the state.Superintendent of Police ... Read more...

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Alert sounded in Uttar Pradesh


August 2nd, 2012 - 1:25 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 1 (IANS) An alert was sounded across Uttar Pradesh following four low-intensity explosions in Pune in Mahararashtra Wednesday, police said, as they stepped up security in major ... Read more...

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Travel firms accused of fixing prices


August 1st, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A price-fixing hotel scandal has been reported which used to cause overcharging in the hotel charges. This has led to a lot of complains from the hotels. ... Read more...

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Two minors raped in Delhi


July 10th, 2012 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Two minors, including a six-year-old girl, were raped in separate incidents here Tuesday, police said, adding that both the accused - a juvenile and a ... Read more...

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Lanco Hills launches Lanco Domina


July 2nd, 2012 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 2 (IANS) Lanco Hills, one of the world's largest mixed development projects, Monday announced the launch of Lanco Domina, a set of two high-rise residential towers.The Domina project, ... Read more...

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Punjab Congress leader held for immoral activities


June 10th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Ferozepur (Punjab), June 10 (IANS) A senior Congress leader who had contested January's assembly election was Sunday arrested by police in this border town of Punjab on charges of immoral ... Read more...

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India’s economic growth slumps to 6.5 percent in 2011-12


May 31st, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) India's economic growth slumped to three-year low of 6.5 percent in 2011-12, as compared to 8.4 percent in the previous year, due to poor performance ... Read more...

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EIH posts 90 percent hike in net profit


May 29th, 2012 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 29 (IANS) EIH Limited, a member of The Oberoi Group, Tuesday announced that it has clocked a 89.68 percent hike in its net profit to Rs.122.42 crore during ... Read more...

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Robber-rapist jailed after 19 years in China


May 19th, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 19 (IANS) A 53-year-old Chinese who raped a woman on a train between Beijing and Moscow 19 years ago, and who also took part in 13 robberies in ... Read more...

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ITC’s Sri Lankan subsidiary acquires land in Colombo


May 16th, 2012 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 15 (IANS) Cigarette-to-hotel multi-business major ITC Ltd. Tuesday said its wholly-owned subsidiary WelcomHotels Lanka Private Limited (WLPL) has acquired land in Colombo to set up a mixed-used ... Read more...

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16,000 kg of empty cans collected in UAE


May 6th, 2012 - 11:00 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, May 6 (IANS) In a countrywide drive by an environmental group against non-biodegradable waste, over a million empty cans of soft drinks weighing 16,150 kg have been collected in ... Read more...

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Dubai Hotels post $1.4 bn revenue


May 1st, 2012 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 30 (IANS/WAM) The Dubai hotel industry has posted a 5.4 billion dirham (about $1.4 billion) revenue in the first quarter of 2012.The impressive January-March 2012 results caps the ... Read more...

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Tata Sons denies management restructuring in group companies


April 27th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Tata Sons Friday said it has no plan to restructure the managements of group companies by promoting the non-executive vice chairmen to the post of ... Read more...

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‘Dangerous’ mobster held in Italy


April 24th, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, April 24 (IANS/AKI) A 43-year-old mobster, considered one of the most dangerous criminals in Italy, was arrested Tuesday after more than two years on the run.Rocco Trimboli, boss of ... Read more...

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Peaceful Sri Lanka records increase in tourists


April 18th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, April 18 (IANS) Sri Lanka has recorded an increase in the number of tourist arrivals in March, according to data released by the Tourist Board Wednesday.The most number of ... Read more...

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Goodies for hockey players, talks on for contracts


March 29th, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 29 (IANS) Hockey India (HI) and the Lalit Group of Hotels presented cash awards and iPads to the national men's team that recently won the Olympic qualifier while ... Read more...

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Fatigue will not be a factor: Dhoni


March 28th, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, March 28 (IANS) India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni Wednesday said fatigue will not be a factor for the team in the one-off T20 match against South Africa slated for ... Read more...

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Moscow hotels most expensive in Europe


March 24th, 2012 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian capital remains the city with the most expensive hotels in Europe despite a decrease in prices from 2011, a prominent hotel booking service ... Read more...

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China busts pickpocket gang


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 22 (IANS) Police in Shanghai city have busted a pickpocket gang, which steals costly phones from people, and arrested 22 gang members, an official said."They (iphones) are the ... Read more...

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16 Italian judges held in anti-mafia operation


March 20th, 2012 - 6:07 am ICT by IANS
Naples, March 20 (IANS/AKI) Sixteen judges have been arrested by police in Italy's Naples city, and assets worth one billion euros (around $1.3 billion) seized in an anti-mafia operation.The judges ... Read more...

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Windfall for India’s hockey players


February 27th, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) There was finally a windfall for the Indian hockey players as the national team Sunday night booked its berth for the 2012 London Olympic after ... Read more...

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Shanghai’s courier firms to open parcels before delivery


February 21st, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 21 (IANS) Major courier firms in Shanghai have started ordering their delivery staff to examine contents of parcels they receive from customers more often, as part of ... Read more...

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Manipuri militant nabbed


February 16th, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Feb 16 (IANS) Police have arrested a member of the outlawed Kangleipak Communist Party (KCP) from a rented house at Lachit Nagar area of Guwahati Thursday.The cadre, identified as ... Read more...

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Chinese province steps up use of English


February 15th, 2012 - 11:13 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 15 (IANS) Civil servants in a Chinese province will learn to speak English by the year 2015 to provide better services to people.All civil servants with a ... Read more...

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Indian economy to grow by 6.9 percent this fiscal


February 7th, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) The Indian economy is expected to grow by 6.9 percent in the current fiscal, the slowest in three years, the government said in a statement ... Read more...

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