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Take steps to educate your children, Vidya urges women (With Images)


September 7th, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Bollywood actress Vidya Balan unveiled a giant abacus in Lusa village in Uttar Pradesh Friday and urged women to take steps to ensure the ... Read more...

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Former Colombian general convicted of money laundering


September 7th, 2012 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, Sep 7 (IANS/EFE) A former head of army intelligence was convicted of criminal conspiracy and laundering proceeds of drug trafficking, the Colombian Attorney General's Office said.Prosecutors demonstrated that retired ... Read more...

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TV series to capture Yuvraj Singh’s journey, victory over cancer


September 5th, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 5 (IANS) His highs, his lows, his struggles and his successful battle against cancer - cricketer Yuvraj Singh's journey has been captured in a three-part series "Zindagi Abhi ... Read more...

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Cash-strapped Greece cuts government jets


August 28th, 2012 - 10:29 am ICT by IANS
Athens, Aug 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Greek government has officially announced it was getting rid of a set of three jets as part of the debt-laden country's cost-cutting efforts.A government ... Read more...

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Action against cheating emu farm owners, says Jayalalithaa


August 17th, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 17 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Friday directed the police to arrest the promoters of emu farms who are absconding after failing to honour commitments to ... Read more...

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South Korea’s foreign currency deposits grow


August 7th, 2012 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Aug 7 (IANS) South Korea's foreign currency retail deposits grew $3.31 billion last month as more export proceeds were deposited in the foreign currency accounts amid a continued trade ... Read more...

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US Treasury to receive $5.75 bn from AIG stock sale


August 7th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 7 (IANS) The US Treasury has said that it expected to receive $5.75 billion from the latest sale of the American International Group (AIG) stock, $750 million more ... Read more...

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US sanctions target Mexican drug lord’s business


July 24th, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 24 (IANS) The US Tuesday slapped sanctions on nine entities and 10 people linked to the leader of Mexico's Sinaloa drug cartel.Two wives and four children of Juan ... Read more...

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CVC for global cooperation in fighting corruption


July 7th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 7 (IANS) The Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) is developing a system for cooperation among anti-corruption agencies across the world, an official said here Saturday.A Task Force of the ... Read more...

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Duchess’ missing jewellery worth $156,000 sold for peanuts


June 18th, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 18 (IANS) A Scottish Duchess is still finding it difficult to believe that her jewellery worth 100,000 pounds which she misplaced six years ago at the Glasgow Airport ... Read more...

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Melanie Brown sells dresses for charity


June 13th, 2012 - 6:31 am ICT by IANS
London, June 13 (IANS) Singer Melanie Brown is set to sell off a collection of her glamorous dresses to raise money for an Australia-based breast cancer charity.The 37-year-old former Spice ... Read more...

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Lily, Victoria donate designer bags to charity


May 31st, 2012 - 7:08 am ICT by IANS
London, May 31 (IANS) Singer Lily Allen and pop star-turned-fashion designer Victoria Beckham are among the stars who have donated their designer handbags to a charity.Lily, Victoria, model Daisy ... Read more...

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Naveen Patnaik to leave for Britain Tuesday


May 21st, 2012 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 21 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Tuesday begins an eight-day trip to Britain, his first visit to a foreign country since he took over 12 years ... Read more...

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Nigeria set to immortalize late football star


May 13th, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kwara (Nigeria), May 13 (IANS) Nigeria intends to organize an under-15 football championship in honour of the late iconic football star Rashidi Yekini who died last weekend, according to chairman ... Read more...

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Jagan’s Sakshi group challenges freezing of accounts


May 9th, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 9 (IANS) A day after the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) froze its bank accounts, the Sakshi Group of companies owned by YSR Congress party leader Y.S. Jaganmohan ... Read more...

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Download a song, educate a girl child!


May 6th, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 6 (IANS) Shekhar Ravjiani of the composer duo Vishal-Shekhar has sung his first Marathi single "Saazni" and says that the revenue from downloads of the song will help ... Read more...

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Clooney to dine with lucky fans


April 21st, 2012 - 2:32 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 21 (IANS) Actor George Clooney has offered two fans a chance to win tickets for a presidential fund-raising dinner party at his home here.The star will ... Read more...

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TVS Logistics gets $53 million equity funding


April 19th, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 19 (IANS) Logistics major TVS Logistics Services Ltd Thursday announced that an agreement with an affiliate of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co LP (KKR) and Goldman Sachs has ... Read more...

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White House releases Obama, Biden’s tax returns


April 14th, 2012 - 4:28 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 14 (IANS) The White House Friday released tax returns by President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden which revealed that the first family paid $162,074 in ... Read more...

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Burglar to get his 83,000 pounds from police


April 6th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 6 (IANS) A burglar in Britain has been allowed to keep 83,000 pounds (about $132,000) found at his home after he convinced the judge that it was the ... Read more...

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Portman named Free The Children ambassador


April 5th, 2012 - 7:35 am ICT by IANS
Los Angles, April 5 (IANS) Actress Natalie Portman has been roped in as the ambassador for Free the Children, a charity that helps youngsters in developing countries.Portman says she is ... Read more...

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IPL play-offs’ proceeds to be distributed among former cricketers


April 3rd, 2012 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 3 (IANS) Indian cricket board president N.Srinivasan Tuesday promised to help 185 Indian cricketers with the proceeds from the four play-off stage matches of the Indian Premier League ... Read more...

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Mexican oil giant sells $327 mn in bonds


March 14th, 2012 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, March 14 (IANS/EFE) State-owned oil giant Petroleos Mexicanos said it sold 300 million Swiss francs ($327 million) worth of bonds on the international market.The seven-year bonds, which carry ... Read more...

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Charles Taylor 2012 Prize won by ‘The Chimps of Fauna Sanctuary’


March 7th, 2012 - 12:04 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Mar 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) This year’s Charles Taylor Prize winner has been announced. The non-fiction book The Chimps of Fauna Sanctuary which was written by Andrew Westoll won the top prize ... Read more...

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Jet Airways offers Women’s Day discounts


March 2nd, 2012 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 1 (IANS) As part of its annual initiative on celebrating International Women's Day March 8, Jet Airways will offer women guests special benefits, fares and offers to those ... Read more...

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Celebs have edge over genuine social workers: Salman


February 25th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 25 (IANS) Salman Khan, who runs charity organisation Being Human for underprivileged people, feels that due to media coverage movie stars tend to have an edge ... Read more...

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Natalie Gulbis’ body paint picture could boost her auction chances


February 17th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The body paint of golfer Natalie Gulbis which was published in the latest swimsuit edition of Sports Illustrated will undoubtedly boost her upcoming auction next ... Read more...

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Perry to donate new song’s proceeds to charity


February 17th, 2012 - 10:45 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 17 (IANS) Pop star Katy Perry has decided to donate the proceeds of her new single "Part of me" to charity.The profits from the song will go ... Read more...

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Mahindra Satyam to acquire minority stake in Dion Global


February 10th, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 10 (IANS) Leading global IT and communications services provider Mahindra Satyam will acquire minority stake in Dion Global Solutions Ltd at an investment of Rs.35 crore, the companies ... Read more...

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John, Soha pledge support for child education


February 1st, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 1 (IANS) Bollywood actors John Abraham and Soha Ali Khan have pledged their support to P&G;'s Shiksha campaign, which aims to provide education to underprivileged children."I have ... Read more...

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Mayweather vs Pacquiao bout could generate half a billion dollars


January 27th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Jan 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There is more reason why boxing promoters would want a Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao bout to come on. In a new estimate, the Long Beach ... Read more...

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Hudgens to auction award gown for charity


January 25th, 2012 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 25 (IANS) Actress Vanessa Hudgens is auctioning off the dress she wore to the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards to raise cash for a cancer charity.Bidding for ... Read more...

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Julianne Moore designs Valentine’s cards


January 23rd, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 23 (IANS) Actress Julianne Moore is spreading love this Valentine's Day - by helping to create a collection of greeting cards for charity.The 51-year-old is collaborating with authors ... Read more...

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Abhay Deol, Neha Dhupia support child education


January 20th, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Bollywood actor Abhay Deol and Neha Dhupia have pledged their support to P&G;'s signature campaign Shiksha, which aims at spreading education in India.Abhay and Neha ... Read more...

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Sistema Shyam TeleServices raises Rs.1,280 crore


January 12th, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Russian telecom major Sistema Thursday said its Indian arm -- Sistema Shyam TeleServices (SSTL) -- has raised Rs.1,280 crore from Deutsche Bank for scaling up ... Read more...

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