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Be realistic, says daily on Krishna’s Pakistan trip


September 7th, 2012 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 7 (IANS) Issues between Pakistan and India that divide opinion will not be easy to solve, said a Pakistani daily as Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Can’t thank our teachers enough: B-town on Teachers Day


September 5th, 2012 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 5 (IANS) Teachers play an important role in shaping our personalities and Bollywood celebrities like Bipasha Basu, Madhur Bhandarkar and Anupam Kher admit it and thank their ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Humour key to beauty, says Julia Roberts


August 6th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 6 (IANS) Actress Julia Roberts says optimism and a sense of humour are the keys to looking beautiful. She always feels better about her looks when she ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Most Indians pessimistic about job market


July 31st, 2012 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 31 (IANS) Most of the world, including India, was pessimistic about the job market last year with 57 percent of adults saying it was a bad time to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

First match of AFC qualifier very critical: Coach


June 22nd, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Muscat, June 22 (IANS) India's under-22 head coach Arthur Papas said here Friday that their first match against Lebanon Saturday will be critical as it will lay the foundations of ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Congress hopeful Mamata, Mulayam can be persuaded


June 14th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Despite the quickly unfolding events over the presidential poll taking the party by surprise, there was optimism in the Congress headquarters Thursday that Trinamool ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Indians start to see less corruption: Gallup poll


May 8th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 8 (IANS) Indians continue to see corruption as widespread in their country's government and business, but are less likely to feel that way this year, according to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Positive outlook keeps heart healthy


April 18th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 18 (IANS) Optimistic people are up to 50 percent less likely to suffer a coronary or a stroke, American researchers say.Earlier medical studies have shown that negative states ... Read more...

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US economy grows at steady pace: Fed


April 12th, 2012 - 6:04 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 12 (IANS) The US economy continued to grow at a steady pace since February, with most manufacturers optimistic about the near-term economic outlook, the Federal Reserve said Wednesday.In ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Nine miners trapped in Peru may be rescued soon


April 11th, 2012 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Lima, April 11 (IANS) Peru's nine miners, who have been trapped underground for six days, could be freed soon, a minister said.Minister of Women and Vulnerable Population Ana Jara told ... Read more...

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Amur Leopard National Park opens in Russia


April 11th, 2012 - 5:59 am ICT by IANS
St. Petersburg, April 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A 261,000-acre national park in Russia's Far East created to protect Amur leopards began operating this week."This is the first Russian national park created ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Canadian businesses show increased optimism: Bank of Canada


April 10th, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Ottawa, April 10 (IANS) Canadian businesses plan to increase investment and hire more staff because positive sentiment on future sales has risen to its highest level in two years, the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Mercedes-Benz sales soar


April 5th, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, April 5 (IANS) German luxury car maker Mercedes-Benz sustained a strong sales momentum into the first quarter of the new year, as it posted in March its strongest single-monthly ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Bengal emerging as new investment destination: Pranab


April 1st, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Apr 1 (IANS) Recent developments suggest that West Bengal is emerging as the new investment destination, union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said Sunday."Recent developments suggests that West Bengal ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

US stocks fall


March 29th, 2012 - 7:06 am ICT by IANS
New York, March 29 (IANS) US stocks ended lower Wednesday as investors found little reason to push stocks a step higher amid a disappointing durable order report.The Dow Jones industrial ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

2014 World Cup to be best ever: Ronaldo


March 18th, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 18 (IANS) Filling in as the leader of Brazil's Local Organizing Committee, Ronaldo declared that the 2014 football World Cup in Brazil will be the biggest ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Discovery launches network for children in India


March 14th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 14 (IANS) Mark Hollinger, president and CEO of Discovery Networks International, Wednesday announced the launch of its new network for children in India and said that the local ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Tite continues suspension of Adriano


March 10th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 10 (IANS) Despite Adriano's achievement of losing 100 kilos, Corinthians coach Tite demonstrated his dissatisfaction with the striker, barring him from upcoming matches.According to Tite, Adriano ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

US stocks end higher on positive jobs report (Lead)


March 10th, 2012 - 7:47 am ICT by IANS
New York, March 10 (IANS) US stocks ended higher Friday as investors embraced a positive non-farm payroll report.The Dow Jones industrial average gained 14.08 points, or 0.11 percent, at 12,922.02. ... Read more...

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US, Europe on recovery path: Infosys Kris


March 8th, 2012 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 7 (IANS) Economies of the US and Europe were on recovery path and the macro environment for the Indian IT industry was looking better, Infosys co-chairman Kris S. ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Verma’s views on alliance with BSP personal: Congress


March 4th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 4 (IANS) Distancing itself from union minister Beni Prasad Verma's suggestion to tie up with the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) in Uttar Pradesh, the Congress Sunday termed ... Read more...

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Davey Johnson: ‘Fire me if Nationals misses playoffs’


March 1st, 2012 - 12:57 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Nats manager Davey Johnson clearly understands what is at stake. During a chat with CSN, Johnson stated categorically that if he fails to make the playoffs ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Strong performance of Euro pushes gold prices up


February 21st, 2012 - 12:27 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Brussels, Feb 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Optimism that a deal may be in sight in the Greek crisis has sent the euro rising. Analysts say the strong performance of the euro has also ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

US stocks mixed as investors await Greek deal


February 18th, 2012 - 1:21 am ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 17 (IANS) US stocks traded mixed Friday as investors cautiously awaited a final Greek debt deal.Optimism rose as eurozone central banks agreed to swap their existing Greek ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Pakistan, Indonesia sign Preferential Trade Agreement


February 3rd, 2012 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Feb 3 (IANS) Indonesia's Trade Minister and Pakistan's Ambassador Sanaullah Friday signed a Preferential Trade Agreement (PTA) between the two countries, a press statement from the Pakistani embassy said ... Read more...

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Judge BSP’s support by crowds at rallies, says Mayawati


February 1st, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Sitapur (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 1 (IANS) Expressing optimism about her continuing in office after the assembly polls, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Wednesday said support to her party can ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Largest-ever Australian trade mission to visit India


January 27th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 27 (IANS) Premier of Australia's Victoria state Ted Baillieu is all set to lead the largest-ever Australian trade mission to India in February.More than 100 leading Victorian companies, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘BBC must promote excellence, not vulgarity’


January 26th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 26 (IANS) The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) has been advised to go upmarket and guard against "acceptance of the shoddy or the vulgar".Speaking at the Oxford Media Convention, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Australians slowly raising their spending: Report


January 20th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 20 (IANS) Consumers in Australia are continuing to cautiously increase their appetite for spending, according to the Commonwealth Bank's Business Sales Indicator (BSI) report released Friday.The bank's December ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

US stocks end higher amid European optimism (Lead)


January 13th, 2012 - 6:03 am ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 13 (IANS) US stocks ended higher Thursday as news from the Europe helped lift the market despite weak US economic data, reports Xinhua.The Dow Jones industrial average ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Guns procurement caught in snakes, ladders game: Army chief


January 12th, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Bogged down by delays in procurement of guns to bridge critical gaps in its artillery, Indian Army chief General V.K. Singh Thursday said the purchase ... Read more...

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Scientists crack protein code of killer parasite


January 9th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 9 (IANS) Researchers have cracked the protein code of a malaria parasite that killed 655,000 people in 2010.The protein is an enzyme that Plasmodium falciparum - the protozoan ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

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 |

US stocks slide on Europe concerns


December 29th, 2011 - 3:14 am ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 29 (IANS) US stocks continued to decline during mid-day trading Wednesday as European banks deposited record amount of cash in the European Central Bank.Italy Wednesday successfully sold ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Green light for i1 Supercar Series


December 21st, 2011 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Yas Marina (Abu Dhabi), Dec 21 (IANS) When the green light came on at the end of the pit lane and the first car, driven by Malaysian Alex Yoong ... Read more...

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