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India’s exports slump 14.8 percent in July


September 3rd, 2012 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) India's exports slumped 14.8 percent to $22.44 billion in July as compared to $26.34 billion recorded during the corresponding month in 2011 due to lower ... Read more...

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JLo plans concert film


August 21st, 2012 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 21 (IANS) Singer-actress Jennifer Lopez is taking her music career to the big screen for a 3D concert extravaganza.Lopez's manager, Benny Medina, has confirmed the news ... Read more...

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India’s exports drop by 5.45 percent in June


August 1st, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) India's exports declined by 5.45 percent to $25.07 billion in June, registering a sharp drop for the second month in row due to weak demands ... Read more...

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Volvo reports better profit in Q2 than expected


July 25th, 2012 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, July 25 (IANS) Swedish auto manufacturer Volvo group has posted a profit of 6,764 million Swedish kronor (about $970 million) before tax in the second quarter this year, which ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Couple land 12ft monster sturgeon


July 24th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Kelowna, July 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Michael and Margaret Snell caught a 12 foot long white sturgeon and thus created a record for one of the largest catches ever witnessed in North America. ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Indian dances in New York dance festival


July 20th, 2012 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
New York, July 20 (IANS) The fifth edition of "Erasing Borders Festival of Indian Dance", bringing Indian and India-inspired dance to the New York City, will be presented Aug 17 ... Read more...

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World experiences fourth warmest June on record


July 18th, 2012 - 2:05 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, July 18 (IANS) Average global temperatures this June were the fourth warmest since record keeping began in 1880, the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) has said.The combined average temperature over ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Coca-Cola sales rise 20 percent in India


July 17th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) Beverages major Coca-Cola Tuesday reported a 20 percent rise in sales growth in India, the highest among BRICS countries, in the second quarter of the ... Read more...

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India’s exports slump by 5.45 percent in June


July 13th, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) India's exports fell sharply for the second consecutive month in June due to weak demands in North America and European countries, a senior government official ... Read more...

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‘Bol Bachchan’ has terrific opening in North America


July 10th, 2012 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
New York, July 10 (IANS) Indian comedy adventure "Bol Bachchan" starring Ajay Devgn and Abhishek Bachchan scored a terrific opening in North America generating the best debut this summer ... Read more...

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Georgia retains European Nations rugby trophy


June 10th, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Tbilisi (Georgia), June 10 (IANS) Defending champions Georgia trounced Ukraine 33-3 to finish their 2012 European Nations Cup rugby tournament with a fifth title.Saturday's game was re-scheduled from April and ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Brazil in bid for athletics Diamond League stage


June 6th, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Rido De Janeiro, June 6 (IANS) Brazil's athletics confederation is in talks with the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) to host a stage of the elite Diamond League in ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Millionaire households grow in China


June 5th, 2012 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 5 (IANS) Ranking third on the worldwide list of millionaire households, the number of millionaires in China grew to 1.4 million last year, up 15.6 percent year-on-year.China Daily ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Lopez, Iglesias preparing surprise for fans


May 10th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 10 (IANS) Singer Jennifer Lopez and Enrique Iglesias have prepared a new song to surprise their fans at an upcoming gig."We plan on doing some special ... Read more...

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Karisma disciplined, focused: Jimmy Sheirgill


May 3rd, 2012 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) Actor Jimmy Sheirgill, who shares screen space with Karisma Kapoor in her comeback film "Dangerous Ishhq", describes his co-star as focussed and says the 3D ... Read more...

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Enrique Iglesias returns to Madrid after 12 years


May 3rd, 2012 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 3 (IANS/EFE) Pop idol Enrique Iglesias returns to his native Madrid to offer his first concert in Spain in more than a decade, an event to ... Read more...

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Ford Q1 profit down 45 percent year on year


April 28th, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, April 28 (IANS) US automaker Ford Motor Co. has reported that it notched a profit of $1.4 billion in the first quarter of 2012, a decrease of 45 percent ... Read more...

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Haven’t asked Miley out formally yet: Liam Hemsworth (Interview)


March 18th, 2012 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, March 18 (IANS) Liam Hemsworth has had an on-off relationship with singer-actress Miley Cyrus. The Australian actor admits they are fond of each other but says he ... Read more...

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Zayn Malik quits One Direction tour


March 1st, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Mar 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Zayn Malik has dropped out of the One Direction Tour in North America because of a family loss. Zayn was on the tour with Big Time ... Read more...

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Etihad Airways to fly non-stop daily to Washington


February 24th, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Feb 23 (IANS/WAM) Etihad Airways Thursday announced the launch of non-stop daily flights to Washington, the airline's fourth destination in North America, from March 31 2013.Etihad Airways' new ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Buffett firm to open 1,000 ice cream stores in China


February 10th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 10 (IANS) The International Dairy Queen (IDQ), part of American business mogul Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway conglomerate, plans to open 1,000 ice cream stores in China, a media ... Read more...

Posted in World |

UAE bank opens branch in Egypt


February 4th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Feb 4 (IANS/WAM) The National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD) has opened its 29th branch in Egypt, it was announced Saturday.NBAD plans to open 50 branches in Egypt ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘The Grey’ sets box office on fire over the weekend


January 30th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Jan 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Grey, a survival story featuring Liam Neeson, beat expectations over the weekend to become the number one the Box Office Weekend. The movie opened last ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Sikhs urged to celebrate March 14 as Environment Day


January 29th, 2012 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 29 (IANS) Washington-based Sikh organization EcoSikh is appealing to Sikhs around the world to celebrate Mar 14 as a Sikh Environment Day for the second year. Guru Har ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Kate Beckinsale doesn’t want likeable roles


January 9th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Jan 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actress Kate Beckinsale has indicated that she does not enjoy playing characters that are instantly liked by viewers. The star’s latest project is Underworld Awakening where ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Pravasi Bharatiya’ delegates excited to be in Jaipur


January 7th, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 7 (IANS) Non-resident Indian delegates, who have arrived in Jaipur to participate in the ongoing Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas (PBD) are excited to be in the city. They say ... Read more...

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iPhone 4s to go on sale in China next week


January 6th, 2012 - 12:07 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Beijing, Jan 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) iPhone 4s will go on sale in the biggest market in the world next week. Apple has confirmed that the blockbuster phone will go on sale in ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

‘Don 2′ grosses Rs.15.3 crore on first day


December 25th, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 25 (IANS) Shah Rukh Khan's "Don 2 - The King is Back" has earned Rs.15.3 crore on the opening day, which is the highest first day ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Red Hot Chili Peppers announce their 2012 tour dates


November 29th, 2011 - 11:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Nov 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Red Hot Chili Peppers have announced their upcoming tour in North America next year. The tour will take place in late January 2012. The dates for ... Read more...

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Twisted trees found in Siberia are ‘proof of Bigfoot’


November 14th, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Siberia, Nov 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Bigfoot hunters say they have found the strongest evident yet to back their claim that creature really exist. The evidence, as presented to the world by the ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Yeti nests found in Russia?


November 14th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 14 (IANS) Experts from Russia, Canada, the US and Sweden went on an expedition to Siberia and reportedly found nests of the elusive Bigfoot or the legendary creature ... Read more...

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Ricky Martin wraps up world tour


November 14th, 2011 - 11:22 am ICT by IANS
San Juan, Nov 14 (IANS/EFE) Pop star Ricky Martin wrapped up his world tour in Puerto Rico after eight long months on the road and around 100 performances in Latin ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

New ‘James Bond’ movie named ‘Skyfall’


November 3rd, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 3 (IANS) The latest instalment of "James Bond" franchise finally has a title. The movie is called "Skyfall".The film, directed by Oscar winning Sam Mendes, was tentatively ... Read more...

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Helicopter crashes in Belarus, killing 5 people


October 21st, 2011 - 7:34 pm ICT by BNO News
MINSK, BELARUS (BNO NEWS) -- Five people were killed on Thursday afternoon when a helicopter crashed in Belarus near the border with Lithuania, officials told local media on Friday.The twin-engine Ecureuil AS355 ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Juno Temple stars in ‘Dirty Girl’


October 7th, 2011 - 10:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Oct 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) British actress Juno Temple stars in the movie “Dirty Girl.” The movie will be in the theaters in North America this weekend. The star is fast ... Read more...

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