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Expect fireworks at Bollywood box office this Diwali


September 2nd, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 2 (IANS) This Diwali, the Bollywood box office is expected to be on fire with two major releases - Shah Rukh Khan's yet untitled film with Yash ... Read more...

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Kareena gets the brandwagon for ‘Heroine’


August 31st, 2012 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 31 (IANS) Women-centric films have caught the right attention in recent times, thanks to unique content and strong roles. But for "Heroine", Kareena Kapoor has gone a ... Read more...

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Non-life insurers log 17 percent growth in first quarter


July 12th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 12 (IANS) The 24 non-life insurance companies logged 17.96 percent business growth during the first quarter of the current fiscal, said industry sources."The industry closed the first quarter ... Read more...

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HDFC Standard Life COO quits


July 3rd, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 3 (IANS) Private life insurer HDFC Standard Life Insurance Company Ltd.'s executive director and chief operating officer Paresh Parasnis has put down his papers, said company and industry ... Read more...

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Consumer durables prices to go up again


June 10th, 2012 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) If you were planning to buy a refrigerator or an air conditioner this month, do it soon. Companies are about to raise the prices of ... Read more...

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Indian newsprint could help Pakistani dailies become cheaper


May 3rd, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, May 3 (IANS) This is one fine print of a high in India-Pakistan ties. A consignment of 10 tonnes of newsprint from India was Thursday sent to Pakistan via ... Read more...

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Mexican tequila mogul dies


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Guadalajara (Mexico), March 22 (IANS/EFE) Julio Gonzalez Estrada, who helped make tequila a lucrative export for Mexico, died at his home in the western state of Jalisco, industry sources said. ... Read more...

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Love your morning cuppa? Get ready to pay more


February 9th, 2012 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 9 (IANS) The humble tea is set to turn a bit pricey. A supply shortage, hike in the wages of tea garden workers and soaring input costs are ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan say strategy soon for gas import from Turkmenistan


January 25th, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) India and Pakistan are closer to agreeing on a transit fee and a joint strategy to develop gas fields and import the hydrocarbon via pipeline ... Read more...

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24 percent cap on FDI by international airlines proposed


November 17th, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) India's civil aviation ministry has proposed a cap of 24 percent on foreign direct investment (FDI) by international airlines in domestic carriers but has ... Read more...

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Punjab lifts ban on ‘Aarakshan’


August 14th, 2011 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 14 (IANS) Punjab Sunday lifted the ban on the screening of filmmaker Prakash Jha's controversial movie "Aarakshan" which deals with the issue of caste-based reservation.Chief Minister Parkash ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu asks mixer makers to state concerns in tender


June 22nd, 2011 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 22 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government has asked manufacturers of grinders, mixers and laptops to state their concerns regarding its tender to source these products for free distribution ... Read more...

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Acting doesn’t fetch enough money: Hiten Tejwani


June 12th, 2011 - 10:45 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, June 12 (IANS) He may have acted in some of small screen's best known shows, but actor Hiten Tejwani, who recently opened a multi-cuisine restaurant in Mumbai, says a ... Read more...

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Naming of RIL’s insurance venture will be interesting


June 11th, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 11 (IANS) With Reliance Industries buying out Bharti Enterprises' 74 percent stakes in two insurance joint ventures -- Bharti Axa Life Insurance and Bharti Axa General Insurance, the ... Read more...

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Vogue editor ‘urged Kate Middleton to pick McQueen dress for wedding’


March 8th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 8 (ANI): The editor of British Vogue Alexandra Shulman urged Kate Middleton to choose a wedding dress designed by the Alexander McQueen label, it has emerged.The recommendation has apparently added ... Read more...

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Protesters gain control over Libyan oil fields


February 27th, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 27 (IANS) Anti-government protesters in Libya have gained control over most of the country's oil fields, Iran's Press TV said Sunday. The oil fields are no longer under the ... Read more...

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Fuel strike to mar royal wedding spirits?


February 20th, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 20 (ANI): Around 3,000 tanker drivers in Britain are threatening to go on a strike that will coincide with the royal wedding and with the Easter holidays, according to industry ... Read more...

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Insecurity dogs ITC’s business safeguard plan in Nepal


February 13th, 2011 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Feb 13 (IANS) After suffering attacks and disruptive strikes in Nepal's lawless plains for years due to diminishing security and protracted political instability, Indian tobacco major ITC's strategy to ... Read more...

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‘The Dark Knight Rises’ Not The Last Batman Movie For Christian Bale?


January 23rd, 2011 - 8:43 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The shooting of the much awaited sequel to 'The Dark Knight' is about to begin and the excitement of the Batman fans have reached a crescendo. ... Read more...

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Ashley Cole Kayla Collins Split Caused By Other Woman, Anara Atanes!


January 23rd, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It seems that Hollywood is in a mood for relation break ups. After Jake Gyllenhaal and Taylor Swift Split another couple is headed for splitsville. Kayla ... Read more...

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Subprime Credit Card Offerings On A Rise


January 13th, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The memory of the sub-prime mortgage market in USA collapsing like a pack of cards and triggering one of the worst financial disasters of USA ... Read more...

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David Miliband approaches BBC for a TV role


January 9th, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 9 (ANI): In a surprise move, Labour leadership candidate David Miliband is reportedly considering a role in television apparently with the intention of splashing water on brother Ed's hopes that ... Read more...

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Air India denies reports of cancellation of flights


November 2nd, 2010 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 2 (IANS) Air India has denied reports in a section of the media here that the national airline has resorted to widespread cancellation of flights from Kerala to various destinations ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi invests $30 bn in new oil projects


November 2nd, 2010 - 1:10 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Nov 1 (IANS/WAM) Abu Dhabi has invested over $30 billion in new oil projects to boost oil production to 3.5 million barrels per day by the end of this year.The ... Read more...

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Actor Tom Hardy To Be In Third Batman Movie


October 14th, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Oct 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Noted actor Tom hardy who got good reviews for playing the role of Eames in the Christopher Nolan directed 'Inception' is having good times, as it ... Read more...

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Gold prices cross 20K mark


October 13th, 2010 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 13 (IANS) For the first time ever, gold crossed the psychological barrier of Rs.20,000 per tola (10 grams) Wednesday evening and trends indicated a further rise.According to industry sources, ... Read more...

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Lara Bingle lashes out at Grazia mag over doctored pics


September 26th, 2010 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sep 26 (ANI): Australia cricket's vice captain Michael Clarke's former fiancée Lara Bingle has lashed out at the glossy magazine Grazia over her doctored photographs.The struggling weekly fashion title combined a ... Read more...

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BlackPad: Can It Be The iPad Killer?


September 22nd, 2010 - 9:45 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Sep 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The technology industry is abuzz with the news that RIM may finally unveil the rival to Apple iPad this month itself. The BlackPad as it may ... Read more...

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Kannada Film Pancharangi Turns Jackpot!


September 11th, 2010 - 9:28 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 11, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Kannada movie Pancharangi, which released last week, has become a jackpot for Yograj Bhatt, who is the producer and director of the movie. Actors Diganth, ... Read more...

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Google’s New TV Initiative Creates Sensation


September 9th, 2010 - 7:00 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Sep 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Eric Schmidt the CEO of Internet search giant Google has said the Google TV will be launched and the news has created sensation in the tech ... Read more...

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Nokia enterprise server in India by Nov 5 (Lead)


August 30th, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, August 30 (IANS) Mobile phone maker Nokia Monday said it would set up servers in India for its push email services from Nov 5 to help the government monitor the ... Read more...

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Nokia messenger services server in India by Nov 5


August 30th, 2010 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Mobile phone major Nokia Monday said it would activate its Indian server for routing data for messenger services from Nov 5, adding its services have been cleared ... Read more...

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Google Chrome Tablet To Hit Market Later This Year


August 22nd, 2010 - 7:08 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Aug 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) If the latest industry buzz is to be believed HTC known for its cutting edge smart phones is all set to unleash a tablet computer that ... Read more...

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Sixty ULIPs filed with IRDA for approval


August 20th, 2010 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 20 (IANS) More than 60 new unit linked insurance policies (ULIP) have been filed for approval with the insurance regulator during the past two days by the Indian life insurers. The ... Read more...

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Hero Honda keen to set up facility in Himachal


August 19th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 19 (IANS) Hero Honda, the world's largest two-wheeler manufacturer, is keen to set up a manufacturing unit in Himachal Pradesh, a minister said here Thursday. "Hero Honda has shown interest in ... Read more...

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