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Kerala could be hub of financial services: KPMG


September 14th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 14 (IANS) Narayanan Ramaswamy, partner, KPMG, one of the largest professional services company in the world, Friday said that given Kerala's high literacy rate and availability of ... Read more...

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Olympic wrestling: Japanese women grapplers sweep two golds (Lead)


August 9th, 2012 - 6:47 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) Japan heaped two golds in a day at 48kg and 63kg women's freestyle category here Wednesday of London Olympics wrestling competition.The 63kg legend Kaori Icho beat ... Read more...

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China grabs third diving gold at London Olympics


July 31st, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) Chinese duo Chen Ruolin and Wang Hao captured gold in women's 10m platform synchro at London Olympics Tuesday, adding the third gold to the diving powerhouse.Chen ... Read more...

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Olympic hockey: Valiant Indians go down 2-3 to the Netherlands (Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) Eight time winners India gave tough fight to much higher ranked Netherlands before going down 2-3 in their opening London Olympic Games pool B men's hockey ... Read more...

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Kiev to face Feyenoord in Champions League qualifying


July 20th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ukraine's Dynamo Kiev will take on Dutch side Feyenoord in the highest-profile tie of the third qualifying round of the Champions League after the draw ... Read more...

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I want to talk about Indian realities: Tim Sebastian


July 14th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) As India is staking big on its large youth population, award-winning British television journalist Tim Sebastian, founder of the "Doha Debates", says he wants to ... Read more...

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Italian fashion house Valentino sold


July 13th, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 13 (IANS) Italian fashion brand Valentino has been sold to Qatari royals - Mayhoola for Investments S.P.C. - for an undisclosed amount.Mayhoola for Investments S.P.C., an investment company ... Read more...

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Australian mining giant squirms at India’s slow growth


May 18th, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 18 (IANS) The unexpected slowdown in the Indian economy is creating ripples in Australia as a mining giant has expressed concern over the slackening iron ore demand from ... Read more...

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Nepal fastest urbanizing country in South Asia: World Bank


May 9th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 9 (IANS) Possibly the least urbanized country in South Asia, Nepal is also the fastest urbanizing nation in the region -- and unless the government seriously manages urbanization ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Beijing downplays India’s missile launch


April 19th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 19 (IANS) Beijing Thursday reacted cautiously to India's successful launch of a missile capable of striking anywhere in China, saying the "neighbouring giants are not rivals but co-operation ... Read more...

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Ponting wary of Windies threat


April 3rd, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), April 3 (IANS/CMC) Former captain Ricky Ponting says Australia are bracing for a strong challenge from a rejuvenated West Indies and would spare no effort in thoroughly preparing for ... Read more...

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BRICS countries becoming rule makers: Chinese expert


March 29th, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 29 (IANS) BRICS countries are evolving from being 'followers' of the West to 'rule makers', a Chinese expert said Thursday. But he warned that intra-BRICS trade will see ... Read more...

Posted in World |

China wary of Germany in table tennis


March 27th, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Dortmund (Germany), March 27 (IANS) Chinese men's team coach Liu Guoliang expects a tough fight from hosts Germany in the World Team Table Tennis Championships.Liu hopes it would be a ... Read more...

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APOEL make Champions League history beating Lyon


March 8th, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Nicosia (Cyprus), March 8 (IANS) APOEL Nicosia extended its stunning run in the Champions League after goalkeeper Dionisios Chiotis pulled off an impressive performance to give the Cypriot club a ... Read more...

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Small and medium industries complain of neglect in UP


February 6th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) The Federation of Indian Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (FISME) Monday criticised the Uttar Pradesh government for neglecting the sector."Chief minister of Uttar Pradesh could ... Read more...

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Russians to get $130,000 for London Olympics gold


February 4th, 2012 - 8:59 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian government has announced awards of $130,000 to Russian athletes who win a gold medal at the 2012 London Olympics.The government announced Friday that ... Read more...

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‘Barfee’ crew moved by Ranbir, Ileana emotional act


January 3rd, 2012 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) "Rockstar" Ranbir Kapoor and Telugu star Ileana D'Cruz are believed to have delivered such an emotional performance in Anurag Basu's much-awaited "Barfee" that it ... Read more...

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Junior Hockey Nationals: Semi-finals set to be exciting affair


December 20th, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Dec 20 (IANS) Powerhouse Punjab will face Orissa while surprise package Jharkhand take on Haryana in the semi-finals of the first Junior Hockey National Championship at the Balewadi Sports ... Read more...

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Wisden to launch India edition


December 3rd, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Cricketers' almanac Wisden is all set to launch its India edition that will have a comprehensive coverage of Indian cricket down to its lowest level.Former ... Read more...

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US stocks end lower in holiday-shortened session


November 26th, 2011 - 2:22 am ICT by IANS
New York, Nov 26 (IANS) US stocks ended lower Friday, with the S&P; 500 and the Nasdaq falling for the seventh straight day, as market sentiment was still heavily weighed ... Read more...

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Mark Wahlberg to redesign his car


October 30th, 2011 - 2:16 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 30 (IANS) Actor Mark Wahlberg is set to team up with technical experts to convert his vehicle into a "fully connected" mobile office.The "Fighter" star will appear on ... Read more...

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Lady Antebellum releases album ‘Own the night’


September 13th, 2011 - 11:32 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Sept 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Lady Antebellum has released their latest album titled “Own the Night.” The album is the third for the band and the next album after the highly successful ... Read more...

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I don’t need to woo anyone: Bipasha Basu


September 4th, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Bipash Basu has hit back at reports that claim she is trying to woo actor Ranbir Kapoor, saying it is "bizarre".?Woke up to a news ... Read more...

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India’s defeat has deepened Test cricket’s crisis: Boycott


August 16th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 16 (IANS) Former England captain Geoffrey Boycott believes India's defeat by the English team has deepened the crisis in Test cricket.England dislodged India from the World No.1 ranking ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Indian girls team makes semifinals of World junior squash


July 29th, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Boston (USA), July 29 (IANS) Indian girls pulled off a stunning 2-0 win against England to enter the semifinals of the World junior team squash championship here Thursday.India next take ... Read more...

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Super Kings crush Royal Challengers to retain IPL title (Lead)


May 29th, 2011 - 1:35 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 29 (IANS) Powered by a century partnership between openers Michael Hussey (63, 45 balls) and Murali Vijay (95, 52 balls) followed by off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin's three-wicket haul, the ... Read more...

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Small gene set in cell powerhouse causes male infertilty


May 16th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 16 (IANS) While causes of male infertility have never been understood, a recent study suggests that genes located in the energy centre of humans, the mitochondria, can now ... Read more...

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Australia must use long off-season to revive its fortunes: Clarke


April 15th, 2011 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Apr 15 (ANI): Australian captain Michael Clarke has said his team must use the long off-season break as a launch pad for returning to the top of world cricket.Australian players now ... Read more...

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Bhansali not adapting ‘Padmavati’ opera in movie


March 15th, 2011 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumabi, March 15 (IANS) Sanjay Leela Bhansali will not make his opera "Padmavati" in a full-fledged Hindi film with Kareena Kapoor."Leave aside starting a film, the maverick director has ... Read more...

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Former Goldman Sachs director Rajat Gupta to take “leave of absence”


March 13th, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar.13 (ANI): Former Goldman Sachs director Rajat Gupta is planning to take "leave of absence" from the management of the private equity fund New Silk Route which he co-founded five years ... Read more...

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Hollywood studios provide website with racy nude snaps, videos


February 23rd, 2011 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): The owner of a website that is centred on celebrity nudity "from the male perspective", has revealed that he gets his contents from Hollywood studios.MrSkin.com, run by Jim ... Read more...

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The credit for England’s rise belongs to coach Flower: Pringle


December 31st, 2010 - 10:23 am ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec. 31 (ANI): Former England fast bowler and now columnist with The Telegraph, Derek Pringle, has said the credit for England's rise as an international cricket powerhouse again, belongs to coach ... Read more...

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Australian bench strength is weak: Ponting


December 30th, 2010 - 7:00 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec. 30 (ANI): Australia's bench strength is weak, captain Ricky Ponting said on Thursday, a day after his team lost the Ashes to England at the MCG."Maybe we have not got ... Read more...

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Ponting laments dearth of talent on Australian bench


December 30th, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 30 (IANS) Australia cricket captain Ricky Ponting has blamed the lack of talented players in the reserves for the team's inability to match their previous aura of invincibility.The Australians have ... Read more...

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Neil lives up Christmas spirit (Movie Snippets)


December 21st, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) Bollywood actor Neil Nitin Mukesh says he loves the festive season and is living up the Christmas spirit at his home in Mumbai."My most favorite time ... Read more...

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