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One Direction mints 100 mn pounds just in two years


September 21st, 2012 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 21 (IANS) Britain band One Direction have reportedly earned almost 100 million pounds within just two years of their musical career.According to the latest version of TV personality ... Read more...

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S.S. Rajamouli pledges to donate organs


September 18th, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 18 (IANS) Telugu filmmaker S.S. Rajamouli recently pledged to donate his organs.On a recent visit to Gandhi Medical College, Hyderabad, the filmmaker was so inspired and moved by ... Read more...

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Gadkari sends legal notice to Digvijay for defamation


September 14th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) BJP president Nitin Gadkari Friday sent a legal notice to Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh for allegedly defaming him by his comments on his business ... Read more...

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Ex-wife gets huge cut in Gibson’s retirement package


September 6th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 6 (IANS) Mel Gibson's ex-wife Robyn Denise Moore has reportedly got a huge cut in the actor's pension money in the divorce settlement.As per the divorce ... Read more...

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Gaga releasing charity stationery


August 31st, 2012 - 3:59 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 31 (IANS) Pop star Lady Gaga is releasing a limited edition stationery line to raise money for her Born This Way Foundation.She launched the charity earlier this ... Read more...

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Roaring sales of Kerala Onam lottery tickets


August 26th, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 26 (IANS) The Kerala 'Thiru Onam Bumper lottery', billed as carrying the biggest prize money of over Rs.20 crore in the country, is seeing roaring sales, an official ... Read more...

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Patnaik rejects centre’s claim on coal bidding


August 23rd, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 23 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Thursday said his state had been seeking auction-based bidding for allocation of mineral resources including coal.Patnaik's statement came a day ... Read more...

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Shree Cement penalized Rs.397.51 crore for monopolistic practices


July 30th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The Competition Commission of India (CCI) Monday found 11 cement manufacturers and the Cement Manufacturers Association contravening the provisions of the Competition Act through monopolistic ... Read more...

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China’s software industry slows


July 30th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 30 (IANS) China's software industry grew at a slower pace in the first half of the year amid the economic slowdown both at home and abroad, China Daily ... Read more...

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Haj is not for making profits, says apex court


July 27th, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday said that the private tour operators (PTOs), engaged in the travel of Haj pilgrims, could not undertake their enterprise with an ... Read more...

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Tata Steel to bring European-made products to India


July 26th, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 26 (IANS) Tata Steel, the world's no. 7 steelmaker, Thursday said it is planning to bring specialty steel from its European operation to India as a part of ... Read more...

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Hyundai Motor posts operating profit


July 26th, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, July 26 (IANS) Hyundai Motor, South Korea's No.1 automaker, posted 2.5 trillion won ($2.18 billion) in operating profit for the second quarter, a regulatory filing showed Thursday.Consolidated operating profit, ... Read more...

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Baidu profits up 70 percent


July 25th, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 25 (IANS) Baidu, China's biggest search engine operator, said profit in the second quarter of this year surged nearly 70 percent.Net income in the three months ended June ... Read more...

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LG Electronics posts operating profit


July 25th, 2012 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, July 25 (IANS) LG Electronics, the world's third-largest mobile phone maker and the No.2 TV manufacturer, posted 348.99 billion won ($304 million) in operating profit for the second quarter, ... Read more...

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Hindustan Unilever profits double to Rs.1,331 crore


July 23rd, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Hindustan Unilever said Monday its net profit more than doubled to Rs.1331.19 crore for the quarter ended June 30, 2012 as compared to Rs.627.16 crore in ... Read more...

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IOB plans to raise $500 mn through MTN issue


July 19th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 19 (IANS) State-run Indian Overseas Bank (IOB) is planning to raise $500 million through the issue of medium term notes (MTNs) in 3-6 months, Chairman and Managing Director ... Read more...

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Charlie Sheen is ‘genuinely interested in American Idol’


July 18th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The former ‘Two and a Half Men’ star Charlie Sheen says that he is genuinely interested in the show American Idol. It ought to be mentioned ... Read more...

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Amnesty for More, BCCI wants Kapil too back in fold


July 16th, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The Indian cricket board Monday formally ratified the amnesty plea of Kiran More, former India wicketkeeper, who had gone over to the rebel Indian Cricket ... Read more...

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Robinsons Fruit Shoot recall to cost Britvic £25 million


July 11th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Chelmsford, July 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Britvic has recalled all new design bottles of their children’s drink ‘Fruit Shoot Hydro’. They had to recall the bottles because the new design bottles have a ... Read more...

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Profits of China’s major companies slide (Lead)


June 29th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 29 (IANS) Profits of major companies in China hit 390.9 billion yuan ($61.8 billion) in May, down 5.3 percent from the same period last year, the nation's top ... Read more...

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China’s major companies’ profits slide


June 29th, 2012 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 29 (IANS) Profits of major companies in China hit 390.9 billion yuan ($61.8 billion) in May, down 5.3 percent from the same period last year, the country's top ... Read more...

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Judge dismisses Berlusconi tax-evasion case


June 28th, 2012 - 8:34 am ICT by IANS
Rome, June 28 (IANS/AKI) A judge in Rome has thrown out a tax evasion case against former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi and 11 others.Judge Pierluigi Balestrieri said there was not ... Read more...

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Shakti Sinha is new DSIIDC CMD (With Image)


June 26th, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Shakti Sinha Tuesday assumed charge as chairman-cum-managing director of the Delhi State Industrial and Infrastructure Development Corp (DSIIDC) here.Sinha, an IAS officer of the 1979 ... Read more...

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Carrots motivate workers, not sticks: Study


June 21st, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 21 (IANS) Workers seem to respond positively to the promise of reward or carrots, than they do to the threat of punishment or sticks, finds a new study. ... Read more...

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Never planned ‘Shanghai’ to be blockbuster: Banerjee


June 12th, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 12 (IANS) Dibakar Banerjee's "Shanghai" has broken even and the director says his aim was to create a profit-making venture and not a blockbuster."'Shanghai' was never made to ... Read more...

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Kolkata Port profits up 29 percent, cargo handling down


June 12th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 12 (IANS) The Kolkata Port Trust (KoPT) Tuesday declared its net profit for the last fiscal at Rs.90 crore -- a jump of 28.57 percent over the Rs.70 ... Read more...

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FDI falls in Mexico


May 24th, 2012 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, May 24 (IANS/EFE) Mexico received $4.37 billion in foreign direct investment, or FDI, in the first quarter, down 8.7 percent from the same period in 2011, authorities said.FDI ... Read more...

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Petrol price hike could have been avoided: Jayalalithaa


May 23rd, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 23 (IANS) Slamming the central government for hiking the petrol price, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Wednesday said the decision could have been avoided by sound economic ... Read more...

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Doherty to auction Winehouse painting


May 6th, 2012 - 3:07 am ICT by IANS
London, May 6 (IANS) A painting created by late singer Amy Winehouse and her rocker friend Pete Doherty by using their own blood is set to fetch 80,000 pounds ... Read more...

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Hyundai Motor posts $2 bn operating profit in Q1


April 26th, 2012 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, April 26 (IANS) Hyundai Motor, South Korea's No.1 automaker, posted 2.28 trillion won ($2 billion) in operating profit for the first quarter, a regulatory filing showed Thursday.Consolidated operating profit, ... Read more...

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LG Electronics posts $394 mn operating profit


April 25th, 2012 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, April 25 (IANS) LG Electronics has posted 448.2 billion won ($394 million) in operating profit for the first quarter, a regulatory filing showed Wednesday.Consolidated operating profit, which includes profits ... Read more...

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Holmes to become Hilfiger ambassador


April 19th, 2012 - 8:09 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 19 (IANS) Actress Katie Holmes is to become the ambassador of Tommy Hilfiger's new line, The Promise Collection.The 32-year-old has teamed up with the designer to ... Read more...

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Gambling racket busted in China, 800 held


March 31st, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 31 (IANS) Over 800 people have been arrested and 115 gambling venues shut down in a cross-provincial police operation in China, the government said.In the operation spanning 18 ... Read more...

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Eva Longoria shares perfume profits for charity


March 29th, 2012 - 4:58 am ICT by IANS
London, March 29 (IANS) Actress Eva Longoria is giving her charity work a boost by deciding to donate a dollar from every sale of her new perfume, EVAmour.The star is ... Read more...

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Spaniard one of world’s savviest bankers, says Fortune


March 24th, 2012 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
New York, March 24 (IANS/EFE) The chairman of Spain's Grupo Santander, Emilio Botin, is the subject of a glowing article in the latest issue of Fortune magazine, which describes the ... Read more...

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