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Onno Ruhl is World Bank’s new country director for India


September 10th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 10 (IANS) Onno Ruhl, a Dutch national, has taken over as World Bank's new country director for India, replacing N. Roberto Zagha, who is due to retire from ... Read more...

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My enthusiasm was misrepresented: Ranveer Singh


September 9th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) Actor Ranveer Singh exuded enthusiasm after a successful Bollywood debut with "Band Baaja Baaraat". But his eagerness and frankness didn't go well with the industry ... Read more...

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Priyadarshan busy as bee, thanks to new projects


August 30th, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) Award winning director Priyadarshan's hands are full. His comedy "Kamaal Dhamaal Malamaal" has yet to hit screens, and he is already focusing on two new ... Read more...

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SBI expects another Rs.40 billion capital infusion


August 23rd, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 23 (IANS) The State Bank of India (SBI) Thursday said its meeting with the central government on capital infusion could take place this week and that it ... Read more...

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Infosys’ whistleblower Palmer to be benched


August 21st, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 21 (IANS) Infosys Ltd's American employee Jay (Jack) Palmer, whose lawsuit against the IT bellwether was dismissed by a US court Monday, would continue in the company but ... Read more...

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‘New thermal power plants to escalate Vidarbha farm crisis’


August 8th, 2012 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Large clusters of coal-fired power plants proposed in Maharashtra's Vidarbha - known for farmers' suicides - may bring down the future availability of water in ... Read more...

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‘Asset-heavy’ EIH to focus more on managing hotels


August 7th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 7 (IANS) Hospitality major EIH Ltd, which runs the Oberoi and Trident hotel chains, Wednesday hinted that for the new projects in home and abroad, its focus will ... Read more...

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I’ve not yet signed ‘Phata Poster Nikla Hero’: Shahid


August 2nd, 2012 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 2 (IANS) Actor Shahid Kapoor says he is yet to give the nod to Rajkumar Santoshi's film "Phata Poster Nikla Hero"."Me and Raj (Rajkumar Santoshi) have met, but ... Read more...

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Usha Martin Q1 net profit down 86.5 percent


July 31st, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 31 (IANS) Usha Martin, a leading wire rope and specialty steel manufacturer, Tuesday reported a 86.48 percent decline in its consolidated net profit to Rs.3.47 crore during the ... Read more...

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Indian firms to cut capital expenditure by 14 percent


July 25th, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 25 (IANS) Indian companies are likely to reduce capital expenditure by 14 percent in the current financial year due to "policy logjam" and slow economic growth, a survey ... Read more...

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Buoyed by ‘Eega’ success, VFX company looking to expand


July 24th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 24 (IANS) Buoyed with the huge success of Telugu film "Eega", special effects company Makuta Effects is looking to expand its operations in India as well as abroad.Makuta ... Read more...

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World Snooker Champion Ronnie O’Sullivan to appear on ‘Strictly Come Dancing’?


July 12th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There is a buzz in the air that World Snooker Champion Ronnie O’Sullivan is all set to appear on the show Strictly Come Dancing.There are reports ... Read more...

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Richa Chaddha’s finances in place thanks to new projects


July 8th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 8 (IANS) Post "Gangs of Wasseypur", the going is great for Richa Chadda - the actress is not only getting praise, but new offers are pouring in too. ... Read more...

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Training important, not necessary: Ridhima Sud


July 4th, 2012 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Her acting skills were honed under the tutelage of Lary Moss, who even mentored Hollywood biggie Leonardo Di Caprio. Yet, actress Ridhima Sud, who ... Read more...

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Land bank, affordable housing scheme in Ghaziabad


June 26th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, June 26 (IANS) Land bank will be created for various residential and commercial projects here and its acquisition process will be streamlined, the Ghaziabad Development Authority (GDA) said Tuesday. ... Read more...

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Iran to build 10 warships


June 21st, 2012 - 4:36 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran will build 10 frigates and destroyers, Iranian Navy deputy chief Rear Adm. Abbas Zamini said Wednesday.These include a Mowj-1 class destroyer, launched in 2010, ... Read more...

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China steel industry eyes brisk business


June 8th, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 8 (IANS) The Chinese steel industry will witness a surge in demand due to government approval of major infrastructure projects in the country, experts said.The State Council announced ... Read more...

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Coal India targets 615 mn tonnes output in five years


June 6th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Government-run Coal India Ltd Wednesday said it has targetted production of 615 million tonnes of coal during the 12th Five Year Plan period that began ... Read more...

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Russia needs more foreign investment: Putin


May 3rd, 2012 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia needs to bolster the positive trend of foreign direct investment growth in Russia, Prime Minister and President-elect Vladimir Putin said Wednesday."In 2011, over $52 ... Read more...

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Essar Power set to triple production capacity


April 4th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 4 (IANS) Essar Power said Wednesday it will almost triple its installed production capacity to 4,510 MW by June as three of its new projects will come into ... Read more...

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Essar Power set to triple production capacity


April 4th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 4 (IANS) Essar Power said Wednesday it will almost triple its installed production capacity to 4,510 MW by June as three of its new projects will come into ... Read more...

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Yamuna Expressway awaits Akhilesh nod (With Image)


March 21st, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, March 21 (IANS) One of the most ambitious projects of the former Mayawati government, the Yamuna Expressway awaits a nod from Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav. Samajwadi Party ... Read more...

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Kerala to hold road shows in 23 nations to lure investment


March 9th, 2012 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 9 (IANS) The Kerala government will hold road shows in 23 countries to attract prospective investors as participants at the "Emerging Kerala" event it would host in ... Read more...

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Bottling firm to invest $1.1 bn in Colombia, Brazil


March 1st, 2012 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, March 1 (IANS/EFE) Fomento Economico Mexicano, or FEMSA, Latin America's largest bottling company, said it planned to invest $1.1 billion this year in new projects, including new plants ... Read more...

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Coal India sets production target of 464 mn tonnes (Lead)


February 17th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 17 (IANS) State-run Coal India Limited (CIL) has set a production target of 464 million tonnes in the next fiscal year and it will make a capital expenditure ... Read more...

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Will tailor rural roads scheme for northeast: Ramesh (Lead)


February 12th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Feb 12 (IANS) A central rural roads scheme would be specially tailored for the northeastern states, where the low population in habitations prevents the launch of new projects, Minister ... Read more...

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Will tailor rural roads scheme for northeast: Ramesh


February 12th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Feb 12 (IANS) A central rural roads scheme would be specially tailored for the northeastern states, where the low population in habitations prevents the launch of new projects, Minister ... Read more...

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Gulf region lines up $1 trillion worth of projects


February 11th, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Feb 11 (IANS/WAM) New projects worth more than $1 trillion are expected to be completed in the Gulf region by 2020.Edmund O'Sullivan, chairman of the judging panel of the ... Read more...

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UTV denies buying ‘Dabangg 2′ rights


February 7th, 2012 - 1:17 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) UTV Motion Pictures has shot down reports that it has bought the rights of Salman Khan-Sonakshi Sinha-starrer "Dabangg 2".Rumours were abuzz that UTV had ... Read more...

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Will.i.am: ‘Cheryl Cole will not return to X-factor’


January 27th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Jan 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Rapper Will.i.am says Cheryl Cole is ready for her own show. Will.i.am, who is a close friend of the Girls Aloud star, told The Mirror that Cheryl ... Read more...

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Want to move out of ‘Kolaveri’ shadow: 21-year-old composer


January 27th, 2012 - 10:57 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) He is all of 21 and can boast of over 38 million YouTube hits for his song. But Anirudh Ravichander, composer of the phenomenally ... Read more...

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I’m glowing because of my kids: Kajol


January 20th, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 20 (IANS) Actress Kajol, last seen in "Toonpur Ka Superhero", says she is extremely happy with the way her life has shaped up and the doting mother ... Read more...

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It’s time for a break: Farhan Akhtar (Movie Snippets)


December 30th, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) After a heavy year with "Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara" and "Don 2: The King Is Back", Farhan Akhtar is more than glad to take ... Read more...

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Neil excited about big screen love story (Movie Snippets)


December 26th, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) He may be single in real life, but actor Neil Nitin Mukesh is upbeat about his "first ever all-out love story" on big screen ... Read more...

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Sonam will remain special to me, says Shahid Kapoor


November 25th, 2011 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 25 (IANS) Actor Shahid Kapoor is all praise for his "Mausam" co-star Sonam Kapoor and called her "special"."I think Sonam is a wonderful looking girl and she ... Read more...

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