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World Bank to support Bangladesh river project


September 21st, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 21 (IANS) The World Bank plans to restart negotiations on a $1.2 billion loan to Bangladesh for building a bridge over the Padma river.Friday's announcement comes after the ... Read more...

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IAF to open bids for heavy choppers, tankers (Lead)


September 20th, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 20 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) would soon open bids for heavy-lift helicopters and flight fueling tankers and finalise bids for 22 Apache attack choppers, IAF chief ... Read more...

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Must hold Siachen positions: Indian Army (Lead)


September 19th, 2012 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Amidst Pakistan pushing for the demilitarisation of Siachen, Indian Army chief Gen. Bikram Singh said Wednesday that India had "lost lot of lives" and "shed ... Read more...

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Jackson retains judge’s seat on ‘American Idol’


September 11th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 11 (IANS) Singer Randy Jackson will continue to judge reality singing show "American Idol" after the show bosses' negotiations with singer Enrique Iglesias did not work ... Read more...

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I-League lucrative option for Cameroon players


September 10th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) India's I-league clubs have approached the players of the second-string Cameroonian football side that finished runners-up in the Nehru Cup earlier this month.Emmanuel Bosso, coach ... Read more...

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Is Miley Cyrus pregnant and going to film a reality show with Kardashian & Snooki?


September 10th, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Sept 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Word has just broken out that Miley Cyrus is pregnant. She now has plans to star together with Kourtney in the Kids on Kids show. The ... Read more...

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Lufthansa to cancel 1,200 flights Friday


September 7th, 2012 - 8:39 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Germany's largest air carrier Lufthansa has cancelled 1,200 flights planned for Friday, when its flights attendants are staging a walkout, The Local news portal reported.The ... Read more...

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Lufthansa strike cancels 300 flights


September 5th, 2012 - 4:16 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, Sep 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Germany's largest air carrier Lufthansa had to cancel about 300 flights Tuesday as its flight attendants went on strike in the country's major airports, the ... Read more...

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South China Sea issue only for parties concerned: China


September 3rd, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 3 (IANS) The South China Sea issue should be resolved by the parties directly concerned, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei said Monday.Speaking at a regular press briefing, ... Read more...

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Spanish PM says he’s focused on euro, Spain’s interests


September 3rd, 2012 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 3 (IANS/EFE) Spain's negotiations within the European Union have focused on measures "that benefit the general interests of the euro and those of Spain at every specific moment" ... Read more...

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50 Cent sues headphone company


September 1st, 2012 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 1 (IANS) Singer 50 Cent has filed a lawsuit against the bosses of a headphone company for failing to pay back his initial investment in a planned ... Read more...

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Barca captain Puyol fractures cheek bone


August 28th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Aug 28 (IANS) Barcelona captain Carles Puyol has broken his right cheek bone, the club confirmed.The 34-year-old has suffered the same injury on three previous occasions, but ... Read more...

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Hulk’s Zenit move not certain


August 26th, 2012 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Brazil striker Hulk's spokesperson denied reports that Portuguese football club Porto has agreed to sell Hulk to Russia's Zenit St. Petersburg for 50 million euros.Various ... Read more...

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Cruise, Holmes officially divorced


August 22nd, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 22 (IANS) Actors Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes are officially divorced after a judge signed the final judgment.Cruise and Holmes five-year marriage came to an end ... Read more...

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Santos rejects Sao Paulo bid for Ganso


August 22nd, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 22 (IANS) Santos confirmed it had rejected a five-million-dollar offer from Sao Paulo for Brazil international midfielder Paulo Henrique Ganso.Santos said in a statement on its ... Read more...

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Nepal, China should boost business ties: envoy


August 18th, 2012 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 18 (IANS) Nepal and China should boost bilateral business ties, Chinese Ambassador to Nepal Yang Houlan said here. The Chinese ambassador Friday said: "China will continue to encourage ... Read more...

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Sharp to sell solar battery plant


August 16th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Osaka, Aug 16 (IANS) Japanese electronics manufacturer Sharp Corporation plans to sell its key solar battery plant here as part of the efforts to restructure the company, a newspaper said ... Read more...

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India, Israel to hold FTA talks Aug 14-16


August 13th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) In an important step that will scale up their economic ties, India and Israel will hold the fifth round of negotiations over a free trade ... Read more...

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Threat to my husband’s life: Maoist leader’s wife


August 12th, 2012 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 11 (IANS) Odisha Maoist leader Sabyasachi Panda's life is under threat from both police and the rebels, his wife said Saturday, a day after her husband was expelled ... Read more...

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UN chief hails Sudan, South Sudan oil deal


August 7th, 2012 - 9:20 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Aug 7 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has welcomed the deal reached by the governments of Sudan and South Sudan overn oil and financial arrangements, Xinhua reported.The oil ... Read more...

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Russia to give $2 mn for Palestinian refugees


August 3rd, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will allocate $2 million to the UN agency in charge of providing aid to the Palestinian refugees in 2013, the Russian Foreign Ministry said ... Read more...

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Delhi lawyers form new welfare council


July 30th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Delhi lawyers have formed a coordination council to deal with their fraternity's issues related to housing, insurance and creation of a welfare fund, a lawyer ... Read more...

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Women who flirt get better deal


July 29th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) Feminine charm is a measurable phenomenon, scientists have established, with women who employ it enjoying the most success in negotiations, The Independent reported Sunday.Results from the ... Read more...

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Brazilian defender Cicinho set for Sevilla move


July 29th, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Rio De Janerio, July 29 (IANS) Brazilian Serie A football team Palmeiras has confirmed the sale of right-back Cicinho to Spanish club Sevilla.The agreement comes after Palmeiras earlier rejected an ... Read more...

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Pettyfer, Stewart to join ‘Cali’?


July 27th, 2012 - 5:52 am ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) British actor Alex Pettyfer and Kristen Stewart are likely to act in action movie "Cali".Pettyfer is in final negotiations to portray Stewart's love interest in the ... Read more...

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Capello signs for Russia


July 26th, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Former England coach Fabio Capello has signed for Russia, he said Thursday.Capello had been in negotiations this month, which dragged on over unspecified details of ... Read more...

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Rush for Sansha domain names in China


July 26th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 26 (IANS) There has been a rush to secure domain names with Sansha, China's new administrative hub for the South China Sea, a media report said Thursday.China deployed ... Read more...

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Stiller to reunite with Hill for new comedy


July 24th, 2012 - 7:55 am ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) Actors Ben Stiller and Jonah Hill, who are currently seen together in "The Watch", are set to star in new comedy "Aloha".Hill came up with the ... Read more...

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Putin speaks out on Syria settlement plan


July 23rd, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Vladimir Putin Monday articulated his plan for a peaceful settlement to the civil conflict in Syria."We believe that the course of action should ... Read more...

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Chinese hostage-taker shot dead


July 20th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 20 (IANS) A man in the Chinese capital was shot dead by police after he took a woman security officer hostage at knife-point at a metro station. The ... Read more...

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‘Capello appointment will kill Russian coaching’


July 19th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Appointing Italy's Fabio Capello as Russia coach would kill off Russian coaching, said former national team manager Valery Gazzaev.The Russian Football Union reportedly is in ... Read more...

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Capello deal not finalized: Russian FA


July 18th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 18 (IANS) Italian coach Fabio Capello is still in negotiations over the vacant Russia post, and the deal is yet to be finalized, the Russian FA said Wednesday."The ... Read more...

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Is Christopher Meloni thinking about a reunion with Law & Order SVU?


July 16th, 2012 - 10:57 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actor Christopher Meloni has hinted that he will consider a proposal to get him back on Law & Order: SVU. Meloni gave the indication at the ... Read more...

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Boxer Evander Holyfield forced to move out of his foreclosed home


July 10th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Georgia, July 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Boxer Evander Holyfield has moved out of his Georgia mansion under duress. It may be recalled that the retired boxer has been going through a hard time ... Read more...

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Cruise demands significant contact with daughter


July 10th, 2012 - 8:30 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 10 (IANS) Actor Tom Cruise says there's no way he would let go of his daughter Suri in his divorce with estranged wife Katie Holmes.The 50-year-old ... Read more...

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