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Chinese firm sets up joint venture with Indian partner


August 21st, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 21 (IANS) Chinese construction equipment manufacturer Zoomlion Tuesday clinched a deal to set up a joint venture plant in India with ElectroMech, India's largest industrial crane manufacturer, Xinhua ... Read more...

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Manesar violence blow to Maruti, may hit Japanese investment


July 20th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The violent clashes between workers and management staff at Maruti Suzuki's Manesar plant in Haryana Wednesday may hit the leading car maker's plans to ... Read more...

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Here comes the - botox - bride


July 13th, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Busy with establishing their careers, an increasing number of women are choosing to get married in their 30s and even 40s. Looking good is ... Read more...

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Content aimed at rural masses can make MVAS a $10 bn industry


July 8th, 2012 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) The mobile value added services (MVAS) business in India is in need of a paradigm shift and generation of regional content aimed at rural masses ... Read more...

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Bharat Bandh spells long working hours, loss for TV industry


May 31st, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 31 (IANS) The nationwide shutdown called by opposition parties Thursday against rising prices and inflation forced the television industry here to take a day off spelling extra work ... Read more...

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Indie film ‘Kshay’ to release June 15


May 17th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) After wowing the international audience, debutant director Karan Gour's Indie film "Kshay", a black-and-white drama, is set for a theatrical release June 15.The film ... Read more...

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UP’s Bacchus lovers go from ‘videshi’ to ‘desi’


May 16th, 2012 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 16 (IANS) Are the soaring prices of what is called Indian Made Foreign Liquor (IMFL) forcing many whiskey lovers in Uttar Pradesh to switch to locally ... Read more...

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Crimes in showbiz: Who’s to blame?


April 23rd, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The spate of recent crimes in showbiz involving Meenakshi Thapa and Simran Sood and the twist involving Anuj Tikku have raised questions over what makes ... Read more...

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Bollywood in action: Death spotlights safety measures


April 14th, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 14 (IANS) From jumping cars to hanging from a skyscraper to sky diving, stunts in the Indian entertainment industry have come a long way. Stuntman Shailendra Singh ... Read more...

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Decision on aviation FDI deferred for next cabinet meet


April 12th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) A key decision on foreign carriers picking up stake in domestic airlines was deferred Thursday at a meeting of the cabinet presided over by ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Publishers create phony best-seller lists


March 20th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 20 (IANS) Amazon China said it has taken steps to curb the practice of publishing houses that manipulate results of bestseller lists.The top-selling lists are supposed to offer ... Read more...

Posted in World |

China eases restrictions on US movies


February 21st, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 21 (IANS) China has relaxed restrictions on Hollywood movies in a step towards resolving an outstanding World Trade Organisation (WTO) dispute.China signed an agreement with the US Feb ... Read more...

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Chinese retailers stop Apple iPad sales


February 18th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 18 (IANS) Chinese retailers have stopped sales of Apple's iPad as the trademark dispute between Apple and the China-based tech company Proview intensified.Suning, the country's leading electronics seller, ... Read more...

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Labour in Communist China suffer exploitation


December 15th, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 15 (IANS) Three-fourths of construction workers in China's big cities are suffering exploitation for working without labour contracts, a situation that offers an advantage to their employers in ... Read more...

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Sunderbans out of wonders race - a lost opportunity?


November 23rd, 2011 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 23 (IANS) With the Sunderbans voted out of the race for the 'New Seven Wonders of Nature', tourism industry insiders say the world's single largest block of mangrove ... Read more...

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Phuket trying to woo back Indian weddings


October 14th, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Phuket, a popular island resort in Thailand, is trying to lure Indian weddings back after a year's lull, say Thailand hospitality and tourism industry insiders."The ... Read more...

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China faces shortage of life saving drug


September 13th, 2011 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 13 (IANS) Experts in China have called for a national drug control system following a countrywide shortage of a life saving drug that has lasted at least three ... Read more...

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‘Harry Potter’ breaks US midnight box office record


July 16th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 16 (IANS) "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2", the final movie of the popular boy wizard, has set a new US box office record after ... Read more...

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Jet fuel prices down, but no respite to passengers


May 16th, 2011 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Despite the state-owned Oil marketing companies (OMCs) cutting jet fuel price last week by 2.9 percent - after increasing it 14 successive times - ... Read more...

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Indian education primers get in sync with digital age


April 28th, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Supplementary online content, greater emphasis on analysis and India-centric examples... education primers have changed beyond recognition in the country.Guidebooks for competitive examinations and higher education ... Read more...

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Airtel has unfair advantage, say Dhaka operators


April 10th, 2011 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 10 (IANS) Indian telecom major Bharti Airtel has an "unfair market advantage" over its competitors in Bangladesh, a report said here Sunday.The draft Cellular Mobile Telecommunication Operators ... Read more...

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W. Bengal tourism industry worries over loss of revenue


March 21st, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
Siliguri, Mar 21 (ANI): The tourism industry in West Bengal fears financial loss during the upcoming assembly elections, as most tourist vehicles have been booked by candidates for campaigning.Industry insiders say the ... Read more...

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Brothel business booming Down Under


March 14th, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 14 (ANI): Melbourne is witnessing a huge increase in the number of sex parlours - more than 2500 are now registered to operate freely across suburban locations.Victorian Government data has ... Read more...

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Growing discontent over Chinese maids results in popularity of Filipino maids


February 11th, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 11 (ANI): The growing general discontent in China over the services provided by local house maids has resulted in a rise in popularity of Filipino maids, who are often ... Read more...

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BJP accused of indulging in ‘vegetable politics’


February 10th, 2011 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 9 (IANS) Goa Youth Congress leaders Wednesday accused the BJP of indulging in "vegetable politics", saying that saffron-aligned wholesalers in Karnataka were thwarting attempts by the Goa government to ... Read more...

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Greenpois0n RC5 Goes Out To Web, Users Excited


February 4th, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Feb 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The newest Greenpois0n untethered jailbreak, RC5 is making waves among the iPad and iPhone users. The industry insiders report that it ships with custom boot logo ... Read more...

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Emily Browning, Kristen Stewart vie for lead role in ‘Snow White’


February 1st, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 1 (ANI): The weekend saw both Emily Browning competing with Kristen Stewart for the lead role in 'Snow White' And 'The Huntsman'.According to stateside movie industry insiders, the Aussie actress, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Regis Philbin Quits Over Pay Cut Row


January 23rd, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The activities of Regis Philbin are drawing plenty of media attention of late. A noted media entity said on Friday that he has fired Jim Griffin, ... Read more...

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“Check Out The Nominees Of BRIT Awards 2011! “


January 14th, 2011 - 10:55 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Nominations’ catalog of the 2011 BRIT Awards has now been divulged, with mounting British star, Tinie Tempah, at the forefront of the competition with manifold nods at the side of ... Read more...

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Verizon iPhone: Possible Repercussions On Cell Phone Industry


January 9th, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Excitement around the press conference that Verizon is going to hold on Tuesday is on the rise and the tech rumor sites are bullish on the ... Read more...

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Verizon iPhone Announcement May Come on Jan 11


January 8th, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The wait for the iPhone lovers for a better network is going to be over says the industry insiders. The year 2011 may finally ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Katrina’s ‘Sheila Ki Jawani’ brings crowds to TMK


December 24th, 2010 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) Katrina Kaif's sensuous 'Sheila Ki Jawani' number brought in the audiences in droves to watch Farah Khan's "Tees Maar Khan", with the movie garnering 90-95 percent ... Read more...

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Piaa Bajpai On Life After ‘Ko’


December 3rd, 2010 - 3:29 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
It is true that critics cannot stop talking about the recently concluded role of Piaa Bajpai for her yet to be released film ‘Ko’. The excited actress gives the entire credit ... Read more...

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Dev Anand gives Rohan Sippy remake rights of ‘Dum maro dum’


December 1st, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) After much brouhaha, evergreen star Dev Anand has finally given director Rohan Sippy remake rights of his cult song "Dum maro dum" for the latter's movie ... Read more...

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Imran’s ‘Break…’ leaves Sharman looking for ‘Allah…’


November 30th, 2010 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Bollywood heartthrob Imran Khan starrer"Break Ke Baad" has drawn more eyeballs than Sharman Joshi's grungy avatar in "Allah Kay Banday", industry insiders said."Break Ke Baad" has ... Read more...

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