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Houston’s secret ’son’ to get share in wealth


February 26th, 2012 - 2:49 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 26 (IANS) Late singer Whitney Houston's secret "son" will get a share of her 20 million pounds-worth of fortune, according to family sources.The pop superstar took Nick ... Read more...

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Chinese love Swiss watches


February 5th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 5 (IANS) People in China appear to have developed a special craving for Swiss watches, to go by their record sales.Hong Kong, the No. 1 market for Swiss ... Read more...

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Jobs turns loser Apple into a big winner


October 6th, 2011 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 6 (IANS) In the 14 years since his return to Apple in 1997, Steve Jobs turned the company with a loss of more than $1 billion to a ... Read more...

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Susan Boyle to be part of reality show


September 3rd, 2011 - 3:04 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 3 (IANS) Singer Susan Boyle is set to be a part of a reality show that will follow her life in Scotland.Boyle will appear in a documentary to ... Read more...

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Kerala’s move to open more bars opposed


June 19th, 2011 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 19 (IANS) The All India Democratic Women's Association (AIDWA), the women's wing of the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M), Sunday opposed the Kerala government's proposal to allow the ... Read more...

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Bajaj Auto net profit soars 163 percent


May 18th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 18 (IANS) Boosted by an exceptional gain of Rs.827 crore, Bajaj Auto Wednesday reported an increase of 163 percent in its net profit for the fourth quarter of ... Read more...

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Recent “American Idol” Winners Fail To Match Pace With Past Winners Like Kelly Calrkson And Carrie Underwood


January 18th, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) One of the television's biggest reality shows "American Idol" is all set to make its premiere once again on Wednesday. The show which will be starting ... Read more...

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Retailers Expect A Business Of $1Billion In Best Cyber Monday Deals 2010


November 30th, 2010 - 2:36 am ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Nov 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The media outlets have reported that around $1billion would likely to be the gross business on Cyber Monday, which has become one of the biggest bonanza ... Read more...

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BMW India’s record sales in October


November 28th, 2010 - 1:29 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 27 (IANS) BMW India, a subsidiary of German luxury car maker BMW, has sold a record 753 cars in October, the company president said here Saturday."Last month (October) we had ... Read more...

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Adam Lambert’s Album Sales Records Gold In Malaysia


November 15th, 2010 - 7:29 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 15, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Adam Lambert, the most openly gay pop artist of the United States, has yet another feather to add to his cap. He has surely been one of ... Read more...

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Taylor Swift’s ‘Speak Now’ A Roaring Success


November 6th, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
 November 6, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Taylor Swift is on cloud nine at the moment. Yes, the country singer has recently released a single album called ‘Speak Now’ and it has gone ... Read more...

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Taylor Swift’s new album ‘Speak Now’ reaches sales record


November 4th, 2010 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 04 (ANI): Taylor Swift's latest album 'Speak Now' may be her best yet.The album has debuted at the top of the US charts, selling the most copies in a single ... Read more...

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Indian auto makers post record sales in festive October


November 1st, 2010 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Chennai, Nov 1, (IANS) Indian automobile manufacturers Monday reported stellar sales figures for the month of October as the festive season saw rising demands.Maruti Suzuki, Tata Motors, TVS, Hyundai, Ford ... Read more...

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Charlotte Church sells her new album on shopping channel


October 20th, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 20 (ANI): Charlotte Church is selling her new album on the home shopping channel QVC to boost her record sales.The 24 year old is making her pop comeback after taking ... Read more...

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Apple boss declares victory over BlackBerry


October 19th, 2010 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Oct 19 (IANS) With Apple posting record profits amid zooming sales of iPhones and iPads, CEO Steve Jobs declared victory over main rival and BlackBerry maker Research In Motion ... Read more...

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Vinyl record made from ashes to help you ‘live from beyond the groove!’


September 27th, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sep 27 (ANI): Now, get an ultimate final send off, with vinyl records made out of your ash.And Vinyly, the creation of English record label boss Jason Leach, offers the service ... Read more...

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Kylie ‘felt guilty’ about overshadowing sister Dannii


September 15th, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 15 (ANI): Kylie Minogue has revealed that her initial success in career made her feel guilty about overshadowing her pop star sister Dannii.The siblings started their careers on Australian ... Read more...

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Now, get a musical memorial with vinyl ‘ash’ records


September 1st, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sept 1 (ANI): Now, get an ultimate final send off, with vinyl records made out of your ash.And Vinyly, the creation of English record label boss Jason Leach, offers the service ... Read more...

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Rum gives Kerala a high as state coffers swell


August 24th, 2010 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 24 (IANS) Rum and brandy rule Kerala's liquor market and together account for 94 percent of the sales of the Kerala State Beverages Corporation (KSBC) which is toasting record sales ... Read more...

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Mercedes Benz India logs record July sales


August 2nd, 2010 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 2 (IANS) Luxury car maker Mercedes Benz India closed last month with a record sales of 521 units - the highest ever monthly sales in its 15-year existence in India. The ... Read more...

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Apple Profits Soar From Strong iMac And iPad Sales


July 21st, 2010 - 7:31 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri July 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Steve Jobs is a happy man these days. The signal problem, of the latest iPhone notwithstanding the Cupertino based Apple Inc has reported record sales of ... Read more...

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60 Minutes Airs A Living For The Dead


June 21st, 2010 - 7:34 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar June 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Sunday, the CBS Network showed in their episode of 60 Minutes how some celebrities have made more money after their death.The show focused on ... Read more...

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Tips’ To Launch Third Album Of Atif Aslam


May 26th, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 26, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Atif Aslam is ready to rock music lovers again as Tips' is launching his third album very soon.This Pakistani singer has won the hearts of millions ... Read more...

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Britney Spears to be on Glee?


April 26th, 2010 - 8:18 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Apr 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Pop singer Britney Spears is a ‘Glee’ fan and there is a buzz in the air that soon, there would be a special episode of ... Read more...

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Keralites are major liquor guzzlers


March 30th, 2010 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
By Sanu George Thiruvananthapuram, March 30 (IANS) Tipplers in Kerala are set to make an all-time record as the fiscal year ends, with rum being their favourite drink. Officials are expecting the highest ... Read more...

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Kylie Minogue raking in records amount of cash


March 15th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar 15 (ANI): It's been two decades since her very first hit, but Aussie pop princess Kylie Minogue is still raking in records amount of cash.The 41-year-old star amassed 4.1 ... Read more...

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I don’t make music, I write: Biddu (Interview)


March 2nd, 2010 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) Three years ago, Biddu, the musician who gave India the Bollywood cult number "Aap Jaisa Koi...", decided to swap his guitar for the pen ... Read more...

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Critics continue to slam John Mayer for using ‘N word’ despite apology


February 13th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, February 13 (ANI): John Mayer's apology for using the controversial "N word" in one of his interviews has done him little to get back into the good books of critics ... Read more...

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Grammys should be taken seriously, says expert


January 31st, 2010 - 11:40 am ICT by ANI
Washington, January 31 (ANI): An entertainment marketing expert has advised viewers to take the Grammy Awards seriously despite the fact that it recognizes popular music the most.Brent Smith, Ph.D., an ... Read more...

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Apple smashes Mac, iPhone sales records again


January 26th, 2010 - 10:41 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Jan 26 (IANS) Ahead of a widely anticipated announcement of a new tablet computer Wednesday, Apple Inc. has reported another strong quarter with record sales of iPhones and Macintosh ... Read more...

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Liquor wholesaler KSBC proposes hospital


January 24th, 2010 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 24 (IANS) After making its mark in selling beer and Indian-made foreign liquor (IMFL) on wholesale rates in the state, the Kerala State Beverages Corporation (KSBC), which is all set ... Read more...

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Urijah Faber’s Status As Poster Boy Of WEC Causes Dissatisfaction


January 11th, 2010 - 9:18 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Sacramento, Jan 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Urijah Faber is touted as the poster boy of the World Extreme Cagefighting. Not for nothing, as it is the matches that he participates in ... Read more...

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“Avatar” Becomes The Biggest Grosser In The Box Office


December 28th, 2009 - 7:17 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Dec 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) "Avatar", the James Cameron directed 3-D epic, has turned out to be the biggest grosser this year. Just in its second week at the theaters, the ... Read more...

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Prayers, cakes and drinks: Kerala celebrates Christmas


December 25th, 2009 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kottayam (Kerala), Dec 25 (IANS) Christians in Kerala gathered at churches early Friday to attend Christmas mass and the prayers were followed by a sumptuous breakfast of 'appams', stew, eggs and cake. ... Read more...

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Liquor sales up; Keralites in party mood for Christmas!


December 22nd, 2009 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 22 (IANS) Keralites surely are in a party mood this Christmas, going by the record sales of liquor in the southern state. The Kerala State Beverages Corporation (KSBC), the lone wholesalers ... Read more...

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