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French car sales drop


September 4th, 2012 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Sep 4 (IANS) Car sales in France were down 11.4 percent in August as the country's economic woes kept consumers from spending on cars, French car sales federation CCFA ... Read more...

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India’s exports slump 14.8 percent in July


September 3rd, 2012 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) India's exports slumped 14.8 percent to $22.44 billion in July as compared to $26.34 billion recorded during the corresponding month in 2011 due to lower ... Read more...

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Sensex drops 100 points; ONGC, Bajaj Auto slump


August 29th, 2012 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 29 (IANS) Indian equities markets were under pressure for the fourth consecutive session Wednesday with benchmark Sensex trading nearly 100 points down in the afternoon session.The 30-scrip ... Read more...

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Windies beat Zimbabwe by six wickets to reach quarters


August 17th, 2012 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Townsville (Australia), Aug 17 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies under 19 cricket team recovered quickly from an early slump against Zimbabwe to register their third straight win in the ICC Youth World ... Read more...

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US firm confident of China’s economic rebound


August 13th, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 13 (IANS) Caterpillar, a US-based construction equipment maker, is confident that China's economy will experience a soft landing, as the government has taken appropriate measures for an economic ... Read more...

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BHEL upbeat about overseas market


August 11th, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Tiruchirapalli, Aug 11 (IANS) Power equipment major Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) continues to be upbeat about its overseas business and does not see any slump due to the economic ... Read more...

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Olympics archery: No excuse to offer, say coaches


August 5th, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) India's archery coaches Limba Ram and Ravi Shankar have no excuse to offer for their team's disastrous show at the London Olympics."There are no excuses at ... Read more...

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Archers over awed by Olympic stage, says coach


August 2nd, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) A distraught women's archery coach Purnima Mahato says the only reason for India's disastrous performance at the London Olympics she could think of is perhaps their ... Read more...

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Olympics: Federer eyes medals in both singles and doubles


July 29th, 2012 - 7:35 am ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) Switzerland's Roger Federer has his eyes on medals from both singles and doubles after his stuttering victory in the men's singles first round against Alejandro ... Read more...

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Olympic football: Spain slump to shock defeat


July 27th, 2012 - 5:14 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Spain suffered a surprise defeat in their Olympic football opener Thursday, going down 1-0 to Japan and having a man sent off.Yuki Otsu was the ... Read more...

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Gibson says West Indies should cherish series win


July 18th, 2012 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS
Basseterre (St Kitts), July 18 (IANS/CMC) Head coach Ottis Gibson says West Indies' win over New Zealand in the recent One-day series is one to "cherish", adding that his side ... Read more...

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India’s exports slump by 5.45 percent in June


July 13th, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) India's exports fell sharply for the second consecutive month in June due to weak demands in North America and European countries, a senior government official ... Read more...

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4.5 mn jobs at risk in eurozone in four years: UN


July 12th, 2012 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
New York, July 12 (IANS/AKI) The 17-nation eurozone faces a further loss of 4.5 million jobs, prolonged recession and social unrest over the next four years, the UN has warned ... Read more...

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Woman in Taliban love triangle, executed


July 10th, 2012 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
London, July 9 (IANS) A helpless Afghan woman was gunned down because two Taliban fighters "could not decide who could have her", the Daily Mail reported Monday.The 22-year-old woman, ... Read more...

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Narine delighted with form in wake of England slump


July 3rd, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Fort Lauderdale (Florida), July 3 (IANS/CMC) Exciting off-spinner Sunil Narine says he has banished the demons of the England tour and is happy to be back in form for the West ... Read more...

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TVS Motor sees sales slump in June


July 1st, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 1 (IANS) Two and three wheeler maker TVS Motor Company saw its sales dip of 13,763 units last month compared to what it sold in June 2011, said ... Read more...

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Rupee in free fall, slips below 57 against dollar


June 22nd, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) The Indian rupee hit a record low for the second consecutive day Friday and slumped below the psychological resistance level of 57 against a dollar for ... Read more...

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IIP data dissapoints Pranab, says government committed to reforms


June 12th, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday said that he was disappointed with the industrial output data but asserted that the government was committed to kickstarting ... Read more...

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Industrial output grows at 0.1 percent in April


June 12th, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) India's industrial output grew by a meagre 0.1 percent in April as the slump in manufacturing and mining sectors continued, dampening hopes for an early ... Read more...

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China cuts fuel prices


June 9th, 2012 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 9 (IANS) Petrol and diesel prices have been cut for the second time in a month in China amid growing government efforts to reverse a sharp slowdown in ... Read more...

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Nikon to hike prices if rupee slump continues


June 6th, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 6 (IANS) Japanese imaging major Nikon, which recently raised prices of select digital SLR camera models in India, Wednesday said another hike was likely if the rupee continued ... Read more...

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Negative comments drained my confidence: Sarwan


May 22nd, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 22 (IANS/CMC) Out-of-favour batsman Ramnaresh Sarwan has criticised "certain individuals" in the West Indies set-up for the recent slump in his international career and says he is in no ... Read more...

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Global solar industry set to shine again


May 3rd, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 3 (IANS) The slump in the global solar industry may be over soon due to industry consolidation and improving demand, the world's leading solar cell maker has said.Solar ... Read more...

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Harbhajan concerned with his woeful form


April 28th, 2012 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Apr 28 (IANS) Mumbai Indians skipper Harbhajan Singh, who has been out of the national team since September last year, was concerned with his woeful form that ... Read more...

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US economy slowed in first quarter


April 28th, 2012 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 28 (IANS/EFE) The US economy grew 2.2 percent in the first three months of this year after expanding 3 percent in the fourth quarter of 2011, the US ... Read more...

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Botswana diamond exports triple


April 12th, 2012 - 8:07 am ICT by IANS
Gaborone (Botswana), April 12 (IANS) Botswana's diamond exports bounced back from a four-month slump in February, rising to 2.23 billion pula (nearly $306 million) or three times their level in ... Read more...

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Sensex slips 100 points; metal, telecom stocks slump


April 11th, 2012 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 11 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets fell nearly 100 points in the afternoon session Wednesday due to selling pressure in metal, telecom and oil ... Read more...

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Sensex falls 58 points; IT, metal stocks slump


April 10th, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 10 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets fell 58 points in the afternoon session Tuesday due to selling pressure in technology and metal stocks.The 30-scrip ... Read more...

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Business bankruptcies in Spain rise


April 10th, 2012 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 10 (IANS/EFE) More than 1,600 Spanish firms declared insolvency in the first quarter, a rise of 21 percent over the same period in 2011, PricewaterhouseCoopers said Monday in ... Read more...

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We need to train hard: Gilchrist


April 9th, 2012 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, April 9 (IANS) Kings XI Punjab needs to train harder to get their campaign back on track, captain Adam Gilchrist said after his team's second successive loss in the ... Read more...

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China’s online game market hits $7 bn mark


April 2nd, 2012 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 2 (IANS) After suffering a slump in 2010, China's online game market recovered last year, with total sales of computer and mobile online games reaching 46.9 billion yuan ... Read more...

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Lahiri confident of defending Panasonic Open golf title


March 27th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) India's young golfer Anirban Lahiri is all set to defend his title at the Panasonic Open India golf tournament starting at the Delhi Golf Club ... Read more...

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Sensex in red, realty, banking under selling


March 26th, 2012 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 26 (IANS) Indian equities markets were trading in the red Monday noon with realty, banking and power stocks under selling pressure amid weak cues from other Asian ... Read more...

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US new home sales fall 1.6 percent in February


March 24th, 2012 - 1:08 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 23 (IANS) Sales of new single-family houses in the US declined in February, the Commerce Department said Friday.Sales of new single-family houses in January dropped to a seasonally ... Read more...

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Tite considers dropping Corinthians striker Liedson


March 23rd, 2012 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 23 (IANS) Corinthians football team head coach Tite ha expressed his frustration with veteran striker Liedson. The 34-year-old has not scored a goal since November, 2011.Liedson ... Read more...

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