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World Bank to support Bangladesh river project


September 21st, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 21 (IANS) The World Bank plans to restart negotiations on a $1.2 billion loan to Bangladesh for building a bridge over the Padma river.Friday's announcement comes after the ... Read more...

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Brazil’s industrial production shows recovery signs


September 13th, 2012 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 13 (IANS) Brazil's industrial production is showing signs of recovery, central bank President Alexandre Tombini said.At a public Senate hearing Wednesday, Tombini said that now Brazil ... Read more...

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Disappointed with loss, but lot of positives: Dhoni


September 12th, 2012 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 12 (IANS) India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni was disappointed with the team's one-run loss to New Zealand in Tuesday's Twenty20 international ahead of the World Twenty20 starting ... Read more...

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Kate Middleton pregnant?


September 6th, 2012 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 6 (IANS) Kate Middleton is reportedly expecting her first child with husband Prince William.The couple, who tied the knot April 29 last year, has reportedly been trying ... Read more...

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Bertrand signs long-term contract with Chelsea


September 5th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Defender Ryan Bertrand has signed a new five-year contract with Chelsea, the London side said on its website Wednesday.The left back joined the Chelsea academy ... Read more...

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90 school kids hospitalised with food poisoning in China


September 5th, 2012 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
Guangzhou (China), Sep 4 (IANS) A total of 90 children were admitted to hospitals with food poisoning symptoms after having school lunches in China's Guangdong Province Tuesday, local authorities said.... Read more...

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Sessegnon signs extension at Sunderland


August 31st, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Beninese midfielder Stephane Sessegnon has signed for three more years with English side Sunderland, the club said.The 28-year-old played 58 matches for Sunderland, scoring 11 ... Read more...

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Sage Stallone died of heart attack


August 31st, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 31 (IANS) The toxicology report of late Sage Stallone, son of actor Sylvester Stallone, has revealed that he died of a heart attack.Sage was found dead ... Read more...

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Brazilian goalkeeper Cesar signs with QPR


August 29th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 29 (IANS) Former Brazil international goalkeeper Julio Cesar has reportedly signed a four-year contract with English Premier League side Queens Park Rangers (QPR).The 32-year-old's move to ... Read more...

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Taiwanese men told to squat when using public loos


August 28th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 28 (IANS) A special drive has been launched in Taiwan to teach men to sit down when they wee, especially while using a public convenience.According to government workers, ... Read more...

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Dogshaming is the latest trend for bad dog owners


August 27th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Dogshaming is becoming one of the most searched terms on the Internet. It is also becoming a trend for most dog owners. This is when owners ... Read more...

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Johnny Depp to earn $60 million for the ‘Pirates of the Caribbean 5′?


August 22nd, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Aug 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Jonny Depp will now earning $60 million for the new film that he is enticed to join. He has now topped in the current list of ... Read more...

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Hovering moms have anxious kids


August 21st, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 21 (IANS) Parents, especially mothers, who hover nervously over their children and are "over-involved" with them, make kids anxious and lacking in confidence.Psychologists at Sydney's Macquarie University studied ... Read more...

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Kerzhakov signs four-year extension at Zenit


August 18th, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's forward Alexander Kerzhakov has signed a new four-year contract with Zenit St. Petersburg football club, the Russian champions said.The deal contains an option for ... Read more...

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More Chinese cities see home prices rebound


August 18th, 2012 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 18 (IANS) More Chinese cities saw home prices rise in July as compared to June as signs of warming have emerged in China's property market.In July, 50 cities, ... Read more...

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Italy’s macho soldiers asked to remove tattoos


August 17th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Aug 17 (IANS/AKI) Italy's armed forces have passed new regulations to prevent and contain practices that might affect the image of the army, including shunning a "macho" rite practised ... Read more...

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Louis Saha signs for Sunderland


August 16th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Former Manchester United forward Louis Laurent Saha has joined Sunderland on a one-year deal, the club said Thursday.Saha, 34, spent the latter half of last ... Read more...

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Brazil to see moderate growth in 2012


August 10th, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 10 (IANS) Brazil should be able to achieve moderate growth in 2012, while most of the OECD's 34 member economies will lose steam in the coming ... Read more...

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German side Bremen signs Kevin de Bruyne on loan


August 7th, 2012 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Aug 7 (IANS) Bundesliga side Werder Bremen has signed Belgian international midfielder Kevin de Bruyne on a season-long deal from Chelsea until 2013, the club said Tuesday.The 21-year-old Chelsea ... Read more...

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Rubin signs Malaga striker Rondon


August 5th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Venezuela striker Salomon Rondon has switched from Malaga to Rubin Kazan, the Russia Premier League side said Sunday.Rondon scored 25 goals in 67 appearances during ... Read more...

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Capello signs for Russia


July 26th, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Former England coach Fabio Capello has signed for Russia, he said Thursday.Capello had been in negotiations this month, which dragged on over unspecified details of ... Read more...

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Shanghai mulls free Wi-Fi service


July 25th, 2012 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 25 (IANS) Shanghai residents will be able to enjoy free Wi-Fi service for two hours daily at public places by the end of this month.The service will cover ... Read more...

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Sao Paulo signs Assuncao from Atletico Madrid


July 22nd, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 22 (IANS) Brazilian midfielder Paulo Assuncao has joined Sao Paulo on a one-year deal after ending his contract with Spanish football club Atletico Madrid by mutual ... Read more...

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Nintendo Wii helps stroke patients recover


July 21st, 2012 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 20 (IANS) Stroke patients considered too far gone to regain use of affected limbs are now showing signs of recovery because of a new therapy that utilises the ... Read more...

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Lakshmi Sehgal critical after brain stroke


July 20th, 2012 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kanpur, July 20 (IANS) Lakshmi Sehgal, an associate of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, remained in critical condition here Friday after suffering a heart attack and brain stroke, doctors said.Doctors at ... Read more...

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Monchengladbach signs De Jong from Twente


July 18th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, July 18 (IANS) Dutch club FC Twente and Borussia Monchengladbach have agreed on the transfer of Luuk de Jong to Germany, they announced Wednesday.The 21-year-old forward signed a ... Read more...

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China’s home prices rebound


July 18th, 2012 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 18 (IANS) More major cities in China saw home prices rise in June as compare to May, as the country's property sector showed signs of warming following government ... Read more...

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Real-time traffic tips on China’s highways


July 17th, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, July 17 (IANS) Motorists driving to from China's busy commercial capital will get real-time driving tips on giant information screens on highways so that they can avoid traffic congestions ... Read more...

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Water cuts to stay in Mumbai till Aug 1


July 16th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) As a fall out of the scanty rainfall season, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) Monday announced that the water cuts will be extended till Aug 1, ... Read more...

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Paris Saint-Germain signs Brazilian defender Silva


July 15th, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, July 15 (IANS) French Ligue 1 football club Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) announced the signing of Brazilian centre back Thiago Silva from Italian club AC Milan."Silva has been transferred ... Read more...

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Deportivo La Coruna signs Portuguese winger Pizzi


July 12th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, July 12 (IANS) Deportivo La Coruna has signed winger Pizzi from Portuguese side Sporting Braga, the newly promoted La Liga club confirmed Thursday.The 22-year-old Pizzi used to be a ... Read more...

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Katie Holmes signs confidentiality agreement?


July 12th, 2012 - 3:04 am ICT by IANS
London, July 12 (IANS) Actress Katie Holmes has reportedly signed a confidentiality agreement as part of her divorce settlement with Tom Cruise.The couple, who split last month after five ... Read more...

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Garuda Indonesia signs partnership with Liverpool


July 11th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, July 11 (IANS) Indonesian flag carrier airlines, Garuda Indonesia, set up partnership programmes with English Premier League football side Liverpool to act as official partner to the club.The statement ... Read more...

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African tribesmen steal lions’ lunch


July 11th, 2012 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
London, July 10 (IANS) A dramatic video shows how three African tribesmen snatched a chunk of meat from a pride of lions, the Daily Mail reported Tuesday.Incredibly, tribespeople in Africa ... Read more...

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iPhone app translates three languages into English


July 10th, 2012 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
London, July 9 (IANS) An app for Android and iPhone can instantly translate Spanish, Italian and French into English using the camera, Daily Mail reported Monday.WordLens uses the phone's inbuilt ... Read more...

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