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China’s power consumption rises


April 14th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 14 (IANS) China's power consumption rose 7 percent year-on-year to 416 billion kilowatt hours in March, increasing 0.3 percentage points from the January-February period, the National Energy Administration ... Read more...

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Feng Fei Fei’s death announcement delayed


February 15th, 2012 - 12:27 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Hong Kong, Feb 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Taiwanese singer Feng Fei Fei passed away on the 3rd of January but the family kept the news from the public because of fear that it ... Read more...

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Putin wants New Year holidays shifted to May


February 9th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has proposed to reduce the nearly two-week-long Christmas and New Year holidays and shifting them to May.Russians celebrate Christmas Jan ... Read more...

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Fog disrupts flights in China


January 31st, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 31 (IANS) Dense fog Tuesday delayed 35 flights in central China, leaving some 3,000 passengers stranded, the authorities said.Thick fog blanketed the Changsha Huanghua International Airport, reducing visibility ... Read more...

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241 killed in Thailand during New Year holidays


January 3rd, 2012 - 4:18 am ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Jan 3 (IANS) A total of 241 people have been killed and 2,382 injured in the first four days of New Year holiday week in Thailand, said the country's ... Read more...

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Chinese parents play cupid on Valentine’s Day eve


February 14th, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 14 (IANS) "How much do you earn" seemed to the question of the day as parents exchanged information about their unmarried children during a matchmaking event held ahead of Valentine's ... Read more...

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Sensex slips below 18,000 points (Lead)


February 8th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 8 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets Tuesday slipped in noon trade below the 18,000 points mark - for the first time in over five months - ... Read more...

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Sensex ruling in tight range, broader markets give up gains (Lead)


February 7th, 2011 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 7 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets around Monday noon was trading in a tight range, even as broader markets gave up their early gains.The 30-scrip sensitive ... Read more...

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Sensex closes 358 points higher, global bourses cautious (Roundup)


February 3rd, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 3 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets Thursday closed 358 points higher as traders bought stocks which were battered over the past few days even as political ... Read more...

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Sensex soars, broader markets gain (Lead)


February 3rd, 2011 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 3 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets Thursday shot up after a tepid start and was ruling more than 300 points higher before noon as traders bought ... Read more...

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Schools reopen in Bihar


January 17th, 2011 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Jan 17 (IANS) With the cold relenting, Bihar students were back in school Monday after a prolonged winter break.The human resource development (HRD) department Sunday decided to open all government and ... Read more...

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Jake Gyllenhaal splits with Taylor Swift


January 5th, 2011 - 8:37 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Jan 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Taylor Swift fans should expect another song from her pretty soon with the name of Jake Gyllenhaal in it. This is because Taylor is now an ... Read more...

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Estonia successfully adopts Euro


January 3rd, 2011 - 10:55 pm ICT by BNO News
BRUSSELS (BNO NEWS) -- The European Commission on Monday informed that Estonia successfully adopted the Euro starting last Saturday as the changeover process is undergoing according to plan.On January 1, Estonia began ... Read more...

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Demi Moore shows off her bikini bod


January 3rd, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 3 (ANI): Demi Moore was spotted in a bikini at St. Barts, showing off a toned body that is giving starlets half her age a run for their money.The ... Read more...

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‘Boss’: The First Sandalwood Release This New Year


December 29th, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
on the opening day itself. Ramesh Yadav, producer of Boss issued a statement to the media citing pre-release publicity as the chief reason for the delay in the release date. ... Read more...

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Sandalwood Screens To Rock This Festive Season


December 18th, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Two much awaited Kannada films will release on the 24th of December in an attempt to woo a maximum number of audience this festive season. According to reports in the ... Read more...

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Islamic Iran’s New Year gift — Hollywood blockbusters


March 7th, 2010 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, March 7 (DPA) State-run Iranian TV is to broadcast several Hollywood blockbusters over the Persian New Year -- despite the ongoing cultural and political clash between the two states, local ... Read more...

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Keyshia Cole and NBA Star:It’s A Bouncing Baby Boy!


March 5th, 2010 - 10:51 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Mar 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Keyshia Cole has given birth to a baby boy. Weighing in at 7 pounds and three ounces, Daniel Hiram Gibson Jr. was born Tuesday at 11:54 ... Read more...

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Taiwan, China to offer 385 charter flights for New Year


January 26th, 2010 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Taipei, Jan 26 (DPA) Taiwanese and Chinese airlines will operate 385 charter flights during the upcoming Chinese New Year holidays, the Civil Aeronautics Administration (CAA) said Tuesday. In February, Chinese airlines will offer ... Read more...

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Patna schools re-open after respite from cold


January 25th, 2010 - 11:24 am ICT by IANS
Patna, Jan 25 (IANS) All government and private schools re-opened in this Bihar capital Monday, after remaining closed for more than 20 days due to an intense cold wave. There was some respite ... Read more...

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Taiwan civic groups protest sale of shark-fin soup


January 23rd, 2010 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Taipei, Jan 23 (DPA) Taiwan environmentalist groups Saturday protested against chain stores selling shark-fin soup as killing sharks for their fins can lead to their extinction. The protest was made by 23 civic ... Read more...

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Nostalgia for pork rice leads to fugitive’s arrest


January 9th, 2010 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Taipei, Jan 9 (DPA) A fugitive on the run for 15 years was arrested after nostalgia for stewed pork rice caused him to return to Taiwan, a news report said Saturday. Chang Wen-tzung, ... Read more...

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India’s vice president goes to Botswana in search of diamonds


January 9th, 2010 - 10:57 am ICT by IANS
By Devirupa Mitra Lilongwe (Malawi), Jan 9 (IANS) India is a on a diamond search in the southern African state of Botswana from where it hopes to increase the direct access of Indian ... Read more...

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Tourists converge at Pahalgam to witness snowfall


January 6th, 2010 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Pahalgam (Jammu and Kashmir), Jan 6 (ANI): Following fresh snowfall, the tourists have converged in large numbers at Pahalgam, around hundred kilometres from Srinagar.Located in the southeast of the Kashmir valley, Pahalgam ... Read more...

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Rihanna Rumored To Be Dating Baseball Star Matt Kemp


January 5th, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Jan 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The new year marked a new beginning for the musical diva Rihanna, as it seems that the singer has finally moved on from the disturbed relationship ... Read more...

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Robert Pattinson tops Christmas kiss list


December 26th, 2009 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 26 (IANS) Hollywood actor Robert Pattinson has topped the list of celebrities most women would like to kiss under a mistletoe during the Christmas holidays. According to a survey by ... Read more...

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Indian jailed in Spain for terror plot, family claims innocence (Lead)


December 17th, 2009 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
London/Mumbai, Dec 17 (IANS) An Indian father of six has been convicted in Spain along with 10 Pakistanis for planning terrorist attacks in Barcelona, in a case his family says resembles ... Read more...

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Russian nightclub fire toll reaches 110


December 6th, 2009 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow/Perm, Dec 6 (RIA Novosti) The toll in the deadly fire at a nightclub in the Russian Urals city of Perm has risen to 110, authorities said Sunday. "As of 00:40 a.m. Moscow ... Read more...

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Chinese pandas attract huge crowd to Taipei Zoo


January 26th, 2009 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
Taipei, Jan 26 (DPA) Some 100,000 people flocked to the Taipei Zoo Monday to see the two giant pandas that China gave to Taiwan as a symbol of friendship.The pandas, named by ... Read more...

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Taiwan, China to launch regular flights in July


January 16th, 2009 - 9:19 am ICT by IANS
Taipei, Jan 16 (DPA) Taiwan and China are expected to launch regular passenger and cargo flights in July, ending Taipei's six-decade ban on cross-strait air links with the mainland, a newspaper said ... Read more...

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Jealous Kate Moss berates beau for talking to another girl


January 12th, 2009 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 12 (ANI): Supermodel Kate Moss reportedly berated her rocker beau Jamie Hince during their Thailand break for chatting with a young, attractive American girl.The catwalk queen and her beau, ... Read more...

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New Year tourists avoid Chhattisgarh’s Maoist zone


December 30th, 2008 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Dec 30 (IANS) Rising violence in Chhattisgarh's southern picturesque and hilly terrain of Bastar has led to tourists avoiding the Maoist zone during the New Year holidays, officials said Tuesday."This year ... Read more...

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‘Ghajini’ already a hit at ticket counters


December 23rd, 2008 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) Aamir Khan's much-hyped and eagerly awaited psychological thriller “Ghajini” has set the cash registers ringing in terms of advance bookings, beating Percept Picture Company's animation caper "Jumbo".Both ... Read more...

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