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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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Russia, South Africa discussing joint weapons development


September 18th, 2012 - 1:26 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia and South Africa are discussing the possibility of joint development of defence-related products, Russia's state-run arms exporter Rosoboronexport said Monday."There is a great potential ... Read more...

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Being Bossed Around At Work ‘Raises Risk Of Heart Attack’


September 15th, 2012 - 1:25 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sept 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) New research has found out that being bossed around at work raises the chances of someone getting a heart attack by 23 percent. The research shows ... Read more...

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Coca-Cola re-enters Myanmar after six decades


September 13th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Sep 13 (IANS) Soft drink giant Coca-Cola has re-entered the Myanmar market after a gap of more than 60 years, following the lifting of US economic sanctions on the ... Read more...

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Chinese teachers to be tested every five years


September 10th, 2012 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 10 (IANS) Teachers in Chinese business hub Shanghai will be the first in the country to take five consecutive exams every five years in order to keep their ... Read more...

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Kerr cuts on foreign projects for son


September 6th, 2012 - 5:09 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 6 (IANS) Supermodel Miranda Kerr, who became a mother last year, says she has reduced her work-related international trips so that she can spend more time with ... Read more...

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Compensation for Kerala lorry blast victims


September 3rd, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 3 (IANS) Kerala will give jobs, pensions and compensations to the next of kin of those killed and the injured victims of last week's LPG tanker blast in ... Read more...

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Villagers seek allocation of bauxite for Vedanta plant


August 29th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 29 (IANS) About 2,000 villagers Wednesday staged demonstration in Odisha's Kalahandi district, demanding allocation of bauxite to the alumina refinery of Vedanta Aluminum Limited (VAL) in the region, ... Read more...

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Italians occupy mine 400 metres underground


August 28th, 2012 - 7:59 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Aug 28 (IANS/AKI) Around 40 mine workers have occupied a coal mine on the Italian island of Sardinia, demanding investment in a 200 million euro project.The workers at the ... Read more...

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Russia to build new satellite-making plant


August 22nd, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 22 (IANS) Russia will build a new satellite manufacturing plant that will build about 600 communication and observation satellites a year, RIA Novosti reported Wednesday.The plant will be ... Read more...

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Study reveals that jobseekers have been startled by weird questions


August 21st, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Forty percent of the jobseekers have been asked a weird question during their job interview. This is according to a study that has been conducted by ... Read more...

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Minors rescued from Delhi brothel


August 18th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Four girls and women from Karnataka were Saturday rescued from a red light area here and a brothel owner was arrested, police said.The victims, aged ... Read more...

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US to unlock unspent infrastructure funds


August 18th, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 18 (IANS) The Obama administration moved Friday to boost construction jobs by making more than $470 million in unspent infrastructure funds available to state governments.The move to ... Read more...

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Women to have 10 percent reservation in Kolkata Police


August 17th, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 17 (IANS) The West Bengal cabinet Friday passed a proposal to reserve 10 percent of jobs in Kolkata Police for women.The jobs-reservation will initially be applicable only ... Read more...

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Fareed Zakaria keeping jobs at Time, CNN


August 17th, 2012 - 10:02 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 17 (IANS) Celebrated Indian American journalist Fareed Zakaria, who was suspended by Time and CNN last week after he apologised for plagiarizing a paragraph from the New Yorker ... Read more...

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Costco Border War: Americans demands Canadian free shopping


August 15th, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Aug 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There is an ongoing war between Americans and Canadians on their borders. The war is becoming bad as it is being posted on Facebook and all over ... Read more...

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Britain’s cardboard cop cuts shoplifting by 75 percent


August 11th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) The life-size cut-out of a police officer guarding a supermarket in Britain has been so effective that shoplifting has been slashed by 75 percent.The cardboard cop, ... Read more...

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Jobseekers willing to accept pay cut to find jobs


August 9th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) A majority of jobseekers in Britain are willing to take a job they are over-qualified for in a desperate bid to find employment, while half are ... Read more...

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Australia’s unemployment rate steady


August 9th, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 9 (IANS) Australia's unemployment rate stayed at 5.2 percent in July, the Australia Bureau of Statistics (ABS) announced Thursday.The ABS reported that the number of people employed increased ... Read more...

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Government should be proactive in reducing unemployment: Narayana Murthy


August 3rd, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 3 (IANS) Infosys chairman emeritus N.R. Narayana Murthy Friday asked the government to be more proactive in reducing unemployment and poverty in the country."This is the time to ... Read more...

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Bloom, Kerr to move to New York?


August 3rd, 2012 - 2:09 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 3 (IANS) Actors Orlando Bloom and Miranda Kerr are planning an extended trip to New York as the former has signed up to play Romeo in a ... Read more...

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Driving training for Jammu and Kashmir youths


August 1st, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 1 (IANS) The army is giving training in vehicle driving to the unemployed youth of remote mountainous areas in Rajouri and Reasi districts of Jammu and Kashmir under ... Read more...

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Haryana announces cash awards for Olympic medallist


July 26th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) The Haryana government Thursday announced huge cash awards for its sportspersons if they win a medal in the 2012 London Games.Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh ... Read more...

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Brazil hopes 2016 Olympics will boost industry


July 19th, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 19 (IANS) Brazil is hoping that the 2016 Olympics to be hosted here will help boost the nation's industrial output through purchases from local suppliers."We have ... Read more...

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Nigeria approves $1.5 bn for railway project


July 19th, 2012 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Abuja, July 19 (IANS) The Nigerian government has approved $1.5 billion for a railway network modernisation project.The southwestern Lagos-Ibadan double track railway line modernization is one of the west African ... Read more...

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Chinese man jailed for robbing corn on the cob


July 18th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 18 (IANS) A 20-year-old unemployed man in Shanghai has been sentenced to jail for 10 months for robbing a convenience store of a steamed corn-on-the-cob worth a mere ... Read more...

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UP plans special cells for NRIs


July 10th, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 10 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government has decided to set up an NRI cell for people from the state to track their growth and safety and also look ... Read more...

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Obama seeks more action to rebuild US economy


July 8th, 2012 - 9:33 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 8 (IANS) Stating that the country needs to do more than just reclaim the jobs lost during the recession, President Barack Obama has called for more action ... Read more...

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Woman sacked for putting too much make-up


July 6th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 6 (IANS) A 28-year-old woman working as a hospital cleaner in Britain says she was fired for wearing too much make-up.Francine Siddaway wore her "trademark Egyptian-style" make-up to ... Read more...

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US initial jobless claims dip to six-week low


July 6th, 2012 - 3:52 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 6 (IANS) The number of people in the US applying for unemployment aid last week dropped to the lowest level since mid May, the Labor Department said Thursday.The ... Read more...

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Airbus to set up assembly line in US


July 3rd, 2012 - 2:44 am ICT by IANS
Paris, July 3 (IANS) Airbus, a leading European aircraft manufacturer, Monday announced to set up its first manufacturing facility in the US.The move is part of a plan to bolster ... Read more...

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A dozen UP doctors injured in clash with police


July 2nd, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 2 (IANS) At least a dozen Unani and Ayurvedic doctors were injured in clashes with the police here after hundreds of medics, including women, tried to stage protest ... Read more...

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Man waves shoe at Pakistani minister


July 1st, 2012 - 10:33 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 1 (IANS) An angry activist of the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) waved a shoe at a minister of Sindh province during his address to party workers in Hyderabad ... Read more...

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EU leaders agree on 120 bn euro growth initiatives


June 29th, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, June 29 (IANS) European Union (EU) top leaders have agreed on a package of growth initiatives worth 120 billion euros (about $150 billion) to help the most vulnerable economies ... Read more...

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Standing long hours affects babies’ growth


June 28th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 28 (IANS) Pregnant women who work more than 25 hours a week and those who stand "often" in jobs more likely to have smaller children, a study has ... Read more...

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