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Haryana goes into austerity mode, bans all new luxuries


May 10th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 10 (IANS) The Haryana government, as part of its austerity measures, Thursday banned all its officers from purchasing luxury items such as new cars, air-conditioners and expensive sofas ... Read more...

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India’s silk exporters scout new markets to beat Chinese competition


January 31st, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 31 (IANS) Faced with the economic slowdown in the US and Europe, and stiff competition from cheaper Chinese products, Indian silk exporters are looking at new markets in ... Read more...

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Why do people salivate at objects of desire?


September 15th, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 15 (IANS) Why do people practically salivate when they desire high-end luxury items like a sports car or even money?"One possibility is... that all objects of desire, whether ... Read more...

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Indian man robbed in China


April 26th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, April 26 (IANS) An Indian national working with a Shanghai firm was robbed of jewellery and luxury watches worth over $40,000 by a fake furniture moving company, a court ... Read more...

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PF scam: Hearing put off till March 14 (Lead)


February 18th, 2011 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Feb 18 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court here Friday adjourned till March 14 the hearing in the scam involving misappropriation of funds in the provident fund (PF) accounts ... Read more...

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PF scam: court adjourns hearing till March 14


February 18th, 2011 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Feb 18 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court here Friday adjourned till March 14 the hearing of the provident fund (PF) scam involving misappropriation of funds in the accounts ... Read more...

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Fashion house Prada’s sales soar in 2010


February 11th, 2011 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Milan, Feb 11 (IANS/AKI) Prada's sales last year jumped 31 percent to 2.045 billion euros as demand for the top Italian fashion house's handbags and other luxury items was bolstered by soaring ... Read more...

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Designer items tempt us to spend lavishly


December 15th, 2010 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 15 (IANS) In what seems to be a Catch-22 situation, consumers are tempted to splurge on luxury items even beyond their means during the holiday season, new research shows.The problem ... Read more...

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Pretty things lead to budget-busting spending spree


December 15th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 15 (ANI): Here's an important piece of information for starry-eyed holiday shoppers - pretty things make people buy more.With the holidays fast approaching and consumers in full shopping mode, new ... Read more...

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Oprah’s Favourite Things 2010: A Glimpse at the list


November 23rd, 2010 - 12:19 am ICT by Pen Men At Work
November 22, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Oprah Winfrey is in the last leg of her sitcom The Oprah Winfrey Show and she is declaring her favourite things for the holiday shopping ... Read more...

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What do your smartphones and laptops say about you?


November 19th, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 19 (ANI): What your colleagues and peers think about you as a person is largely reflected by the smartphone you keep in your pocket, and the laptop in your briefcase.In ... Read more...

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Buy luxury items at auction, raise funds for girl child


November 16th, 2010 - 10:45 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) A limited edition Bvlgari watch, photographs by veteran designer J.J. Valaya and an exquisite diamond pendant designed by S.H. Raza are some of the items to ... Read more...

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Why women splash out on luxury items


September 19th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 19 (ANI): Men have long complained about their wives splashing out on luxury items. Now, a new study has revealed why females over indulge in retail therapy at certain times ... Read more...

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What Does Your Home Insurance Cover?


August 26th, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Aug 26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Considering that the premiums are on the rise and the payers' salaries are on the decline, it is but an obvious question to ask that what ... Read more...

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Mel Gibson Wishes To Give 1% Of His Monthly Expense To Daughter


August 22nd, 2010 - 7:06 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Aug 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The "Braveheart" actor has recently captured hog light for his messy public war of words with his ex-girlfriend Oksana Grigorieva. The ex-girlfriend of the actor appeared ... Read more...

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Gibson ‘offers ex only 1pc of his monthly living expenses for child support’


August 21st, 2010 - 3:36 pm ICT by ANI
New York, August 21 (ANI): Mel Gibson apparently thinks his ex girlfriend Oksana Grigorieva deserves only 1 percent of his monthly living expenses for child support.During a court hearing to determine ... Read more...

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Jay-Z travels with personal toilet roll!


July 25th, 2010 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) Members of British Indie rock band Kasabian have revealed that rapper Jay-Z carries his own toilet roll when he travels. The "99 Problems" hitmaker stunned fellow performers at the ... Read more...

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50 percent Chinese buy luxury items online


July 24th, 2010 - 9:11 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 24 (IANS) Half of China's urban residents say they prefer buying luxury items online and the major factor for drawing people to internet retailing is favourable prices over franchised stores. The ... Read more...

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LiLo ‘getting VIP treatment in prison’


July 22nd, 2010 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 22 (ANI): 'Mean Girls' star Lindsay Lohan is said to be getting VIP treatment in prison, with gourmet meals, sweets and even drugs being provided for her.Lohan, 24, who ... Read more...

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‘Forced Shopping’ In Hong Kong Makes China Issue Travel advisory


July 20th, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 20, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Mainland China’s National Tourism Administration has issued a warning to all people intending to travel to Hong Kong. This was done after reports ... Read more...

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Himachal increases VAT on luxury items


July 14th, 2010 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 14 (IANS) Luxury goods will become costlier in Himachal Pradesh as the government has decided to increase the value-added tax (VAT) from Thursday, an official said here Wednesday. "VAT on certain ... Read more...

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How will we balance our budget: Citizens


June 25th, 2010 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Citizens of capital, like elsewhere in the country, Friday expressed concern over increase in prices of petrol, diesel, kerosene and cooking gas, saying the fuel price hike ... Read more...

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Russian businessman keep away heirs from family trade


May 29th, 2010 - 9:55 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian businessmen prefer to keep their heirs away from family business in a bid to spare them from the "burden and uncertainty that accompany running a large ... Read more...

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Anne Hathaway makes no claim over former conman lover’s gifts


May 18th, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 18 (ANI): Actress Anne Hathaway has made no claim over the gifts she received from her ex-boyfriend/scam-artist Raffaello Follieri.The stunner, 27, had until February to file a petition ... Read more...

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Himachal assembly passes budget


March 31st, 2010 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 31 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government Wednesday hiked value-added tax (VAT) on certain goods by one percent in its budget for 2010-11 that was passed in the state assembly ... Read more...

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Cashmere now added to toilet paper!


February 17th, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
New York, February 17 (ANI): Waitrose, a luxury supermarket chain in Britain, has added cashmere toilet paper to its list of latest luxury items.The company describes the product, priced at 3.50 dollars ... Read more...

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Three arrested with tiger skin


November 25th, 2009 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 25 (IANS) Three people were arrested with a tiger skin near the India-Nepal border in Uttar Pradesh's Balrampur district, officials said Wednesday. Raees Ahmad, Mohammad Naseem and Banarsi, all in their ... Read more...

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Katie Price puts her boobs on show in I’m A Celebrity


November 17th, 2009 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 17 (ANI): Katie Price a.k.a Jordan has made her highly anticipated return to I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here!The glamour model entered the Australian jungle in an animal ... Read more...

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Bigg Boss 3, Episode 25 - fight over racism


October 30th, 2009 - 12:14 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Mumbai, Oct 29 (THAINDIAN News) The day starts with the usual Vindu bitching about everybody to the cameras in the garden. He is very concerned about who will leave the house ... Read more...

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Illegal tiger skin trade in China exposed by investigators


October 24th, 2009 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 24 (ANI): An undercover investigation by the Environment Investigation Agency has exposed the trade in tiger skins in China, which is continuing despite the fact that it is illegal in ... Read more...

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Glamour girls march topless through Manchester in aid of Brit soldiers


September 30th, 2009 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 30 (ANI): A dozen women paraded through Manchester topless to show their support for British troops fighting abroad.The women stunned shoppers, builders and office workers as they marched wearing only ... Read more...

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Aristocrat warriors in ancient Greece were given “best” spots in cemeteries


September 19th, 2009 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Athens, September 19 (ANI): Based on findings unearthed at a necropolis in Greece, archaeologists have determined that distinguished citizens, like aristocrat warriors, in ancient times were given the "best" spots in pre-Classical ... Read more...

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Junglee Sisters get Junglee Bhayia!


August 4th, 2009 - 5:53 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Well before you jump to conclusions... we are talking of the Raksha bandhan special in the show! Here's the twist in the tale... the girls are given one rakhi and together ... Read more...

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Mona Vasu’s hair trouble in the jungle!


August 3rd, 2009 - 4:44 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Celebrities on Iss Jungle Se Mujhe Bachao have had their own reasons for getting frustrated... food, clothing, shelter and all... but if you thought the sweet faced Mona was not cribbing.... ... Read more...

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Bulk of salaries spent on paying off loans: Industry group


June 21st, 2009 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Even as the average salary has gone up by 30 percent, the actual take-home has fallen 30 percent in the last 10 years on account of monthly ... Read more...

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