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Maharashtra farmers welcome Bt cotton ban


July 12th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, July 12 (IANS) Farmers in Maharashtra Thursday welcomed the state government's move to ban Bt cotton seeds which have created many problems for the agricultural community, mainly in Vidarbha ... Read more...

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HP posts decline of quarterly profit, sales


February 23rd, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Feb 23 (IANS) Information technology multinational corporation Hewlett-Packard (HP) has reported that its profit dropped nearly 44 percent in the most recent quarter, with sales also declining. ... Read more...

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China’s Wal-Mart stores closed over pork fraud


October 10th, 2011 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 10 (IANS) Twelve Wal-Mart stores in southwest China have been ordered to close after they were accused of fraudulently selling ordinary pork as organic pork.The stores run by ... Read more...

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Lisa Mason’s Last QVC Show Concludes


December 15th, 2010 - 9:35 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to the online news sources, the popular QVC host Lisa Mason, has reportedly left the channel, after concluding her last episode on December 14. She ... Read more...

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Google to delete personal data collected accidentally


November 21st, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 21 (IANS) Google has agreed to delete all personal data collected by its Street View cars from unsecured wireless networks.Google sparked an international outrage last month after it admitted to ... Read more...

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Aishwarya Refuses To Be Brand Ambassador Of Danone


August 31st, 2010 - 10:15 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 31, 2010 (Sampurn Wire}: The green eyed Bollywood beauty Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has refused to endorse the French dairy brand Danone, which approached her as the brand ambassador for the ... Read more...

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Networks, not size, determine cities’ economic prosperity


August 31st, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 31 (ANI): A city's well-connected networks play a role in its economic prosperity and not its size, says a new study.Michigan State University sociologist Zachary Neal found that the rise ... Read more...

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Cities owe competitive advantage to technology, not size


August 31st, 2010 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 31 (IANS) Smaller cities can now compete with huge metros like New York and Chicago, thanks to advances in technology. The rise of commercial aviation, high-speed rail, the internet and ... Read more...

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Supermodel Christie Brinkley Launches Jewellry Designs For QVC


August 2nd, 2010 - 1:50 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 2, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): American supermodel Christie Brinkley has launched her fine jewellery collection for QVC on Sunday, August 1. QVC is a multinational corporation, which specializes in televised ... Read more...

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Gas exploration in Dhaka’s interest, says Hasina


September 21st, 2009 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 21 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh hasina Monday said awarding of gas exploration contracts to foreign firms was in the country's interest and "not a sell-out." Hasina said gas exploration is ... Read more...

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Should voting be compulsory? Of course, say many Indians


March 20th, 2009 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Nabeel A. Khan New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) Voting should be made compulsory -- that seems to be the general consensus binding celebrities and common people alike as the country hurtles ... Read more...

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Apple faces lawsuit over explosive iPod


March 14th, 2009 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 14 (ANI): Apple has landed in legal trouble after a mother alleged her son endured second-degree burns when the companys iPod touch music players exploded in his pocket.Lynette Antrobus, ... Read more...

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Number of Indian Mujahideen members held for terror attacks rises to 20


October 6th, 2008 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 6 (IANS) With the arrest of a group of suspected Indian Mujahideen members from Karnataka for allegedly placing bombs in Ahmedabad and Surat, the number of people held by Mumbai ... Read more...

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Missing techie’s wife approaches Delhi Police


June 26th, 2008 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, June 25 (IANS) Wife of a software engineer who is missing for nearly a week filed a complaint with Delhi Police after being fed up with the "lax" investigation by the ... Read more...

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Mahindras, Chrysler lock horns over ‘jeep’


March 23rd, 2008 - 1:49 pm ICT by admin
By Fakir Hassen Johannesburg, March 23 (IANS) The South African arm of Chrysler has disputed an ad by Indian vehicle maker Mahindra and Mahindra, which uses its automobile marquee "jeep", saying it owns ... Read more...

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