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Toyota Kirloskar closes August with 20 percent sales growth


September 1st, 2012 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 1 (IANS) Japanese-Indian joint venture Toyota Kirloskar Motor continued its robust growth last month logging 20 percent rise in sales over the figures of the corresponding month last ... Read more...

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Bikinis add controversy to cow contest


August 22nd, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 22 (IANS) A contest to find China's most beautiful cow caused controversy when young women in bikinis began milking them in Shanyin county, the Shanghai Daily said Wednesday.The ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

No Russian submarine near US : Pentagon


August 17th, 2012 - 1:23 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Pentagon Thursday denied media reports that a Russian nuclear submarine cruised unnoticed for several weeks in the Gulf of Mexico near the shores of ... Read more...

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Russian Olympic medallists given luxury cars


August 16th, 2012 - 1:31 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Many of Russia's medal-winning Olympic athletes were presented with luxury cars Wednesday and the others were also promised cars soon.Many of Russia's gold medallists received ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Mercedes-Benz recalls 127 cars in China


August 14th, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 14 (IANS) Mercedes-Benz China will recall 127 units of G500 and G55 AMG models sold in China in order to fix a problem with the vehicles' airbags, the ... Read more...

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Pallavi Jaikishan goes traditional at LFW


August 4th, 2012 - 1:35 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 4 (IANS) Veteran designer Pallavi Jaikishan's collection made a grand opening at the 13th Lakme Fashion Week commencing here Friday, with the line displaying traditional wear for women ... Read more...

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I don’t believe in showstoppers: Pallavi Jaikishan


August 3rd, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) Veteran designer Pallavi Jaikishan says she has never believed in the concept of inviting Bollywood celebrities as showstoppers, and she will continue to maintain her mantra ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Woman finds Statue of Liberty sexually fulfilling


July 22nd, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 22 (IANS) A 27-year-old British woman has flown to New York four times to see the Statue of Liberty as she finds it "sexually fulfilling".Amanda Whittaker from Leeds ... Read more...

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Beckham sends box of underwear to Obama


July 21st, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 21 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has been sent a box of 50 pairs of men's underwear by David Beckham, after the footballer learnt Obama and first ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Tripura to set up dental, ayurvedic, homeopathic colleges


July 14th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 14 (IANS) The Tripura government has decided to set up three more professional colleges - dental, ayurvedic and homeopathic -- in public-private partnership (PPP) models, a minister said ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Paltrow launches T-shirt, denim collection


July 9th, 2012 - 5:17 am ICT by IANS
London, July 9 (IANS) Actress Gwyneth Paltrow has launched her own t-shirt and denim lines through her lifestyle website.The 39-year-old has been dishing out advice on everything - from cooking ... Read more...

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Ford to close Philippines plant


June 27th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, June 27 (IANS) US automaker Ford will close its plant in the Philippines next year, the company said Wednesday.The Sta. Rosa plant in Laguna province will no longer assemble ... Read more...

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Passenger car sales soar in China


June 8th, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 8 (IANS) Passenger car sales in China have soared by 16.6 percent year-on-year to 1.18 million units in May, an industry association said.The sales of sedans, sport-utility vehicles, ... Read more...

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China’s catering sales booming


May 29th, 2012 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 29 (IANS) The annual sales of China's catering industry is expected to reach 3.7 trillion yuan ($587 billion) by 2015.Chinese Vice Minister of Commerce Jiang Zengwei said this ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Facebook smartphone to be ‘released next year’


May 28th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, May 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The world’s biggest social networking site, Facebook is planning to launch its own smartphone model by next year. Various reports have suggested that the company has ... Read more...

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Rumor has it that iPhone 5 is going to have a 4-inch display


May 21st, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, May 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There are rumors that the size of the screen of Apple’s iPhone 5 handset will increase to 4 inches. Anonymous sources have pointed out that the ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Honda recalls over 52,600 vehicles in US


May 18th, 2012 - 4:17 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 18 (IANS) Honda Motor Thursday announced it is recalling over 52,600 sedans from 2007 and 2008 models in the US over a defect in the vehicles.The Japanese automaker ... Read more...

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Suzuki looking at India as a two-wheeler export hub


May 15th, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 15 (IANS) Japanese two-wheeler major Suzuki Motor Corporation Tuesday said it is looking at the possibility of making India an export hub."We have recently started exports (of two-wheelers) ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Compound in apple, onion can beat blood clots: Study


May 9th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 9 (IANS) Rutin, a chemical present in apple, orange, onion and green and black tea, not only keeps blood clots at bay but can also be part of ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Apple’s new iPad launched in India


April 27th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Apple's new iPad, with a price tag of Rs.30,500-Rs.50,900, hit the Indian market Friday.The tablet features a new retina display, Apple's new A5X chip with ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Asia’s first Legoland to open in Malaysia


April 26th, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, April 26 (IANS) Asia's first Legoland is coming up in Malaysia's southern state of Johor, bringing a new tourist attraction to the country.The 30.8-hectare theme park, located in ... Read more...

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Sony to roll out four new DSLR cameras


April 25th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 25 (IANS) Sony will roll out four new digital still cameras in the next couple of months in a bid to increase its market share in the segment, ... Read more...

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Rock defects below earth surface impact quakes


April 24th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 24 (IANS) Defects in rocks lying below the earth's surface can modify the impact of seismic waves generated by earthquakes, says a study by the Australian National University."We ... Read more...

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MP protests Himachal’s Lokayukta act (Lead)


April 5th, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 5 (IANS) A suspended BJP MP in Himachal Pradesh fasted Thursday near the statue of Mahatma Gandhi here to protest the 'draconian' provisions of the state's proposed ... Read more...

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Mercedes-Benz sales soar


April 5th, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, April 5 (IANS) German luxury car maker Mercedes-Benz sustained a strong sales momentum into the first quarter of the new year, as it posted in March its strongest single-monthly ... Read more...

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UAE launches armoured vehicle facility


April 5th, 2012 - 1:21 am ICT by IANS
Ras Al Khaimah (UAE), April 4 (IANS/WAM) The world's largest privately-owned armoured vehicle facility was launched Wednesday in the UAE emirate of Ras Al Khaimah.It was inaugurated by Sheikh Saud ... Read more...

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India’s TAFE to make tractors for US


April 4th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 4 (IANS) India's Tractors and Farm Equipment Ltd (TAFE) will start making two models of high horse power (hp) tractors later this year for US-based AGCO Corpo, said ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

New iPad tops tablet ratings


April 3rd, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 3 (IANS) Apple's new iPad has scored the highest ratings among tablet devices in the market, says a survey by US magazine Consumer Reports."Performance on the new iPad ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Russian fairytales for kids urged


March 29th, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Interior Minister Rashid Nurgaliyev has said indigenous animated cartoons and fairytales should be revived and used more often to educate children."We don't need to ... Read more...

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New Apple iPad in wi-fi trouble?


March 23rd, 2012 - 10:46 am ICT by IANS
London, March 23 (IANS) Apple's new iPad has trouble picking up and holding on to wi-fi signals, say users.A thread on Apple's official forums has 144 posts from angry users, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

DiCaprio still searching for true love


March 13th, 2012 - 9:56 am ICT by IANS
London, March 13 (IANS) Actor Leonardo DiCaprio, who's currently dating Victoria's Secret model Erin Heatherton, admits he's yet to find true love.The 37-year-old has previously enjoyed relationships with actress Blake ... Read more...

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Toyota recalls more than 680000 vehicles over safety concerns


March 8th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tokyo, Mar 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Japanese automaker Toyota Motor Corp. has announced the recall of more than 600,000 vehicles for safety concerns. The company said the affected vehicles have faulty brake lights ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Sale of imported vehicles go up in Japan


March 6th, 2012 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, March 6 (IANS) Boosted by fuel-efficient models, sales of new imported vehicles in Japan recorded a 21.8 percent growth in February on year, according to the Japan Automobile Importers ... Read more...

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Russia to showcase 70 weapon systems in Bangkok


March 6th, 2012 - 4:34 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian companies will show more than 70 models of arms and military equipment at an international defence exhibition in Bangkok.The equipment will be displayed at ... Read more...

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Adele responds to Karl Lagerfeld’s “fat comments”


February 10th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Karl Lagerfeld had commented that Adele was ‘too fat’. He had of course taken care to soften the unflattering comment with a positive comment that she ... Read more...

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