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Sensex down 41 points; realty, health care stocks slump


June 21st, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 21 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets was trading 0.24 percent down Thursday afternoon due to profit-booking by speculators following recent gains.The 30-scrip sensitive index ... Read more...

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Obama seeks to curb speculation in oil market


April 18th, 2012 - 11:24 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 18 (IANS/EFE) US President Barack Obama Tuesday announced a plan to "crack down" on speculation in the crude oil markets to put the brakes on the rise ... Read more...

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British petrol prices hit record high


March 2nd, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 2 (IANS) Petrol prices hit an all-time high in Britain Friday, the Daily Mail reported.Prices at the pump have reached 137.44 pounds, beating the previous record 137.43 pounds ... Read more...

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Japan’s exports fell in October


November 21st, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Nov 21 (IANS) Japan's exports fell 3.7 percent in October from a year earlier, marking the first decline in three months, the finance ministry said in a preliminary report ... Read more...

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When Pattinson cancelled his date


November 13th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 13 (IANS) Actor Robert Pattinson says he refused to speak to a girl when his school friends learned they were going on a date as he hates drawing ... Read more...

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Dunst, Bloom to star in ‘Cities’


October 30th, 2011 - 4:52 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Oct 30 (IANS) Actors Kirsten Dunst and Orlando Bloom are set to join Bollywood actor Anil Kapoor in Clive Owen's new film "Cities".The film is being produced by ... Read more...

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Japanese PM vows to combat yen’s rise


October 28th, 2011 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Oct 28 (IANS) Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda told parliament Friday that Japan is ready to take all measures to tackle the yen's appreciation to record highs, suggesting further intervention ... Read more...

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US stocks rise after choppy trading


August 13th, 2011 - 5:24 am ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 13 (IANS) US stocks rose Friday after choppy trading on a series of mixed economic data, enabling the investors a less anxious weekend, Xinhua reported.Despite the two-day ... Read more...

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Anil to shoot for Hollywood film ‘Cities’ in November


June 17th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Anil Kapoor's Hollywood career seems to be going in the right direction - after completing shooting for "Mission:Impossible 4", he is set to begin ... Read more...

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Belarusian President warns action against protesters


June 15th, 2011 - 5:04 am ICT by IANS
Minsk, June 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko said Tuesday he will clampdown hard on anyone found protesting against an export ban on fuel and certain goods, the Belta ... Read more...

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Summer gas prices are going to be high


May 31st, 2011 - 12:01 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, May 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to an analysis carried out by the office of US Senator Maria Cantwell, drivers in Washington state should expect to pay $672 million for gas ... Read more...

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Anil Kapoor to play cop in Hollywood film ‘Cities’


May 4th, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 4 (IANS) Bollywood actor Anil Kapoor has bagged another Hollywood project - he is set to share screen space with Clive Owen in Roger Donaldson's thriller ... Read more...

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China has 960,000 millionaires and still counting…


April 13th, 2011 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 13 (IANS) China has a mind-boggling 960,000 millionaires, said an annual wealth report that noted it was a jump from 825,000 millionaires two years back.The 960,000 millionaires have ... Read more...

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Salman Khan Planning On Making It A Hatric This Festive Season?


January 19th, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Salman Dabangg Khan as he is fondly called these days is certainly the star with the toughest  head on his shoulders as whenever there are speculations about his films doing ... Read more...

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Hrithik Roshan: Taking Things With A Pinch Of Salt With Salman Khan’s Comments


January 17th, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Bollywood stars and their constant digs at each other in some way or the other are certainly quite common these days. However when the digs are taken up to be ... Read more...

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Futures trading in sugar to re-start in India Monday


December 26th, 2010 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 26 (IANS) Futures trading in sugar is set to resume Monday after the government's ban for 19 months, with the Forward Markets Commission (FCC) regulator giving its formal nod to ... Read more...

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Need to preserve richness of diversity and multi-culturism: Manmohan Singh


December 22nd, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 22 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Wednesday said that it is a major challenge for all of us to ensure that the richness of our ... Read more...

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This is my last government job: Hillary Clinton


December 4th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Dec 4 (IANS) Hillary Clinton, who has been insisting amid unending speculation that she would not run for president again, is now saying that being secretary of state ... Read more...

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Have You Read Britney Spears’ Comeback Tweet?


December 3rd, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Replying to the allegations which she claims as false, Britney Spears says the tabloids can do better by kissing her a** instead of making such baseless stories to tarnish her image ... Read more...

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Justin Bieber And Selena Gomez: Megastars Rubbing Cheeks


November 8th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 8, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Justin Bieber, the Canadian singer with a ‘Baby’ voice, is perhaps the biggest superstar of barely 16 years of age and his mammoth fan following seems ... Read more...

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Emma Watson Spotted With A Mystery Man In Cab


November 8th, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 8, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Daniel Radcliffe and Rupert Grint’s 'Harry Potter' co-star Emma Watson may have chopped off her bushy wavy manes but her personal life is under immense speculation. ... Read more...

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OPEC cartel faced with future risks in its 50th year


September 10th, 2010 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
By Albert Otti Vienna, Sep 10 (DPA) The Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries is set to mark its 50th anniversary Tuesday not with a grand ceremony, but with a simple press conference ... Read more...

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Vienna Girardi And Jake Pavelka Love Story Comes To An End


June 23rd, 2010 - 6:59 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar June 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Vienna Girardi and Jake Pavelka have at last called their relationship a quit. Although the Representative of the former couple have provided no reasons for the ... Read more...

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Euro crisis not to affect Indian market, say Premji and Mittal


May 21st, 2010 - 8:34 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, May 21 (ANI): Several Indian industrialists shared WIPRO Chairman Azim Premji's view that the recent financial crisis experienced by the European Union will have least impact on Indian stock markets and ... Read more...

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UPA has neglected agriculture: Gadkari


May 13th, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 13 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party president Nitin Gadkari Thursday said the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government has neglected agriculture and failed to manage the foodgrain situation in the country. "UPA ... Read more...

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Snorkeling Couple Thinks They Have Found Natalie Holloway’s Body


March 19th, 2010 - 8:33 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Mar 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A couple from Pennsylvania who was snorkeling in Aruba believes that one of the underwater photos that they have taken may reveal a skeleton on the floor ... Read more...

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Rush Limbaugh’s Exotic Penthouse Up For Sale


March 4th, 2010 - 8:41 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Mar 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Rush Limbaugh, the American radio host and conservative political commentator has reportedly put his 5th Avenue penthouse up for sale for an amount of $13.95 million, ... Read more...

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Tiger Woods to apologize publicly for sexcapades


February 18th, 2010 - 11:44 am ICT by ANI
London, Feb 18 (ANI): Tiger Woods' management company has announced that the golfer will soon hold a press conference to apologize for the extra-marital affairs, which have brought him shame.The sportsman's ... Read more...

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BJP smells politician-corporate nexus behind food prices (Lead)


February 8th, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Calling rising food prices a "major scam", the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday said it smelt a nexus between some politicians in power and corporates who ... Read more...

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‘Avatar’ trailer attracts 4.7m views


December 19th, 2009 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, December 19 (ANI): Director James Cameron's new film 'Avatar' may be on its way to become a massive hit, as the film's online trailers have attracted a total of 4.7 million ... Read more...

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Tag Heuer thinking of cutting Tiger Woods sponsorship deal


December 15th, 2009 - 6:57 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 15(ANI): Scandal-hit American golfing superstar Tiger Woods is reportedly on the verge of losing his sponsorship deal with Swiss watchmaker Tag Heuer, raising the prospect that it could ... Read more...

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Accenture ends scandal-hit Tiger Woods sponsorship deal


December 14th, 2009 - 11:59 am ICT by ANI
London, December 14 (ANI): Scandal-hit golfing superstar Tiger Woods has lost his sponsorship deal with Accenture.The consulting firm ended the deal saying the golfer, accused of cheating on his wife with ... Read more...

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Tiger Woods mistresses count reaches double-digit at 10


December 8th, 2009 - 8:42 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Florida, Dec 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Yesterday it was eight, but today it has crossed the double-digit mark and reached 10.We are talking about the count of Tiger Woods mistresses. Some new ... Read more...

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Count of Tiger Woods affairs reaches eight


December 8th, 2009 - 2:47 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Florida, Dec 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The count is increasing by leaps and bounds in the case of Tiger Woods affairs. As more and more mistresses come forward and lay claim ... Read more...

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Tiger Woods apologizes for his “transgressions”


December 3rd, 2009 - 2:01 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Florida, Dec 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The ace golfer Tiger Woods finally broke his silence in the form of a public statement in which he apologized for his transgressions. Soon the word ... Read more...

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