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US consumer confidence slips


July 28th, 2012 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 28 (IANS) The US consumer confidence continued to decline in July after hitting a 4.5-year high in May, as the job growth is slowing and food prices are ... Read more...

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US consumer sentiment slides


June 15th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
New York, June 15 (IANS) US consumer sentiment dropped to a six-month low in June, on worries about the weakness in job market, according to a report Friday.The Thomson Reuters/University ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Study reveals that 1 in 3 Facebook users are getting bored with the site


June 8th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, June 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to the findings of the survey recently released by Reuters and carried out in conjunction with the research firm Ipsos, approximately one-third of all Facebook ... Read more...

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Apple quarterly results exceed expectations


April 25th, 2012 - 9:20 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, April 25 (IANS) Apple has released quarterly sales and earnings results that surpassed analysts' expectations.In its fiscal 2012 second quarter ending March 31, the company raked $39.2 billion ... Read more...

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Reporters in Pyongyang for satellite launch


April 8th, 2012 - 5:42 am ICT by IANS
Pyongyang, April 8 (IANS) About 30 foreign journalists from around the world are in North Korea to cover the country's satellite launch, the official media reported.They represent major wire services ... Read more...

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US stocks close mixed


March 31st, 2012 - 3:57 am ICT by IANS
New York, March 31 (IANS) US stocks Friday closed mixed at the end of a strong first quarter, as investors weighed the latest development in the eurozone and conflicting US ... Read more...

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US gold and copper prices ease


March 13th, 2012 - 12:29 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Mar 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In some good news for gold lovers, the price of the priced commodity has dropped. And along with gold, price of copper has eased as well. ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Stephanie Decker loses her legs while saving her children from tornadoes


March 7th, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Mar 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A brave mother lost both legs when she launched a daring bid to save her two children. Stephanie Decker of Indiana decided to act when the ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Spanish treasure lands after 200 years


February 27th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Madrid, Feb 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) After more 200 years, the Spanish government has finally taken control of a treasure worth nearly $500 million. The treasure which was aboard a sunken Spanish warship ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

US stocks end mixed (Lead)


February 25th, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 25 (IANS) US stocks ended narrowly mixed Friday as latest reports showed the US economy was steadily improving but was not strong enough to give equities a ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘The Grey’ sets box office on fire over the weekend


January 30th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Jan 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Grey, a survival story featuring Liam Neeson, beat expectations over the weekend to become the number one the Box Office Weekend. The movie opened last ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Occupy LA’ protestors defy order to evacuate by Sunday midnight


November 28th, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Nov 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Occupy LA protesters have defied an order to evacuate the City Hall by Sunday midnight. With the deadline passed, the Los Angeles Police Department has ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

DRDO wins Thomson Reuters innovation award


November 17th, 2011 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) India's premier military weapons developer, the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), was Thursday awarded the Thomson Reuters India Innovation Award for 2011 in recognition ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

World media leaders meet in China


September 27th, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 27 (IANS) World's leading media organisations met here Tuesday to discuss the protection of intellectual property rights (IPR), rise of "new media" and cooperation between global media groups.The ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

US consumer confidence edges upward


September 17th, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 17 (IANS/EFE) Consumers' sentiment about the US economy and their personal financial situations rose slightly in the first half of this month after touching a three-year low ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

US Housing starts fall less than expected


August 17th, 2011 - 12:04 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Aug 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) US housing starts fell in July but the percentage of fall is less than expected. In a government report which was released on Tuesday, the housing starts ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

US consumer confidence at three-decade low


August 13th, 2011 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 13 (IANS/EFE) US consumers' confidence in the progress of the nation's economy and of their own financial situation plunged in August to its lowest point since May ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Wall Street sees best week in nearly two years


July 2nd, 2011 - 6:06 am ICT by IANS
New York, July 2 (IANS) With all three indexes rallying for the fifth straight day, Wall Street Friday finished its best week in nearly two years, Xinhua reported.The Dow Jones ... Read more...

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Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is pregnant with her first child


June 22nd, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Mumbai, June 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Indian movie star Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is pregnant, according to her father-in-law. This will be the first child for the 37-year-old Bollywood star.On Tuesday, father-in-law Amitabh ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Michelle Obama arrives in South Africa


June 21st, 2011 - 8:18 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Johannesburg, S.A., June 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The US First Lady Michelle Obama arrived in South Africa on an official visit. The trip is the second solo trip for Michelle since her husband ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

TCS ranked among Britain’s top five employer


May 12th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 12 (IANS) India's largest software company Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) Thursday said it has been ranked among Britain's top five employers by the CRF institute.The CRF Institute ... Read more...

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Libyan leaders may face UN arrest for war crimes


May 4th, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 4 (ANI): Luis Moreno-Ocampo, the chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), has said that he would advise the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) that Libyan leaders, including Colonnel ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Champagne bottles found in shipwreck


April 27th, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, April 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Wine collectors will have the chance to own two 200-year-old champagne bottles when they go on auction in Finland in June. The drinks were part of ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

iPhone 5 release date rumors abound


April 21st, 2011 - 12:23 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, April 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The rumor mill has been on for some time now concerning the release of the next generation of Apple’s blockbuster smartphone, iPhone. The media and the ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Tom Hanks to produce ‘American Idiot’ film


April 15th, 2011 - 10:07 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, April 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Tom Hanks will take the producer’s role in the movie “American Idiot.” The movie is the adaptation of the Broadway show with the same name. The ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Electronic stores offer free guns


April 8th, 2011 - 7:51 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Salmon, April 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Satellite subscribers in Montana and Idaho are being offered free guns in a promotion that has drawn criticism from gun-control campaigners.RadioShack and Dish Network came up with ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Study says that eating fish leads to stronger bones


April 1st, 2011 - 10:18 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, April 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new study has found that older adults who consume more fish end up having strong bones compared with those who consume less. The scientists ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Small amount of radiation found in Massachusetts’ rain water


March 28th, 2011 - 8:19 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Massachusetts, Mar 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Japanese nuclear crisis is being monitored closely around the globe. Several countries are worried that the leaked radiation could find itself on their shores.Japan and the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Mirpur better than Eden Gardens, but Chennai is excellent, say scribes


March 19th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 19 (IANS) One is an age-old cricketing venue having staged a Test match way back in 1934 besides the World Cup final 24 years back. The other is ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Gaddafi forces intensify fight to retake oil port of Ras Lanuf


March 12th, 2011 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Tripoli, Mar 12 (ANI): Libyan troops loyal to Colonel Muammar Gaddafi have reportedly intensified their fight against rebels while attempting to retake the oil port of Ras Lanuf on Friday.The government ... Read more...

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US consumer confidence at five-month low


March 12th, 2011 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
New York, March 12 (IANS/EFE) US consumers' confidence about their financial prospects and the course of the economy is at the lowest level in five months, according to a report ... Read more...

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Lady Gaga threatens to sue breast milk ice cream maker over their brand name


March 10th, 2011 - 8:36 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Mar 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The London shop that came out with the first breast milk ice cream last week has announced that Lady Gaga has threatened to sue them.The shop plans ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

No Birth Defects Seen in Pregnant Malaria Drug Recipients


February 23rd, 2011 - 2:10 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Feb 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to a report from Reuters, there is possibly no risk to the unborn children of pregnant women who are given the anti-malarial drug known as Malarone during ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Bus Tour Features Kate Middleton’s Hometown Haunts


February 22nd, 2011 - 11:21 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Feb 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Although the bus was mostly full of curious natives, and members of the press, a bus tour of the life of princess-to-be Kate Middleton took off during this ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Mitt Romney Challenges Obama in Conservative Political Action Conference


February 12th, 2011 - 1:09 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Feb 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Republican Mitt Romney held nothing back Friday at the Conservative Political Action Conference, accusing Democratic President Barack Obama of presiding over the “greatest job loss in modern American ... Read more...

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