spending spree

Inflation pressure may re-emerge in India: Morgan Stanley


May 3rd, 2012 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) India faces a very high risk of a return to rising inflation with the government continuing with its spending spree and the central bank easing ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Man jailed for 28 years for torturing neighbour to death


December 23rd, 2011 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 23 (IANS) A man in Britain has been sentenced to 28 years in jail for torturing his neighbour to death to make him reveal his bank account's PIN ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Debt-ridden Chinese held for spending spree


November 17th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 17 (IANS) A man in China was detained for going on a spending spree and ignoring a court order to pay back millions of yuan in debts.Xu Changbiao, ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Al Qaeda isn’t near defeat, it’s winning: Author


September 28th, 2011 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Sep 28 (IANS/AKI) Even after the killing of Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, the terror outfit is not going away, in fact it is winning, says Daveed Gartenstein-Ross, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Berlusconi backs ex-minister as his successor


July 8th, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Naples, July 8 (IANS/AKI) Italy's Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi will not run for office again and wants former justice minister Angelino Alfano to lead the centre-right party into the 2013 ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Jersey Shore’s cast gets a six-figure raise


April 11th, 2011 - 11:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Apr 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Reports have it that the Jersey Shore stars are presently smiling because of the huge increase in their earnings. Who wouldn’t be happy to keep doing ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Tottenham could sell Gareth Bale


April 10th, 2011 - 3:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.10 (ANI): Tottenham Hotspur could sell Gareth Bale this summer as the financial implications of failing to qualify for next season's Champions League could be huge for the club if ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Chelsea now eyeing to sign Real Madrid midfielder Kaka


March 6th, 2011 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 6(ANI): Chelsea is reportedly set to continue its spending spree this summer with a move for Real Madrid midfielder Kaka.According to The Independent, galvanized by the acquisitions of Fernando ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Ferguson to resume bid for Everton star Jack Rodwell


February 19th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 19 (ANI): Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson will start his summer spending spree with a 15 million pounds bid for Everton midfielder Jack Rodwell.Ferguson has been an ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Lampard backs Torres, Luiz to ‘make a difference’ to Chelsea


February 18th, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 18(ANI): Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard has said that new signings Fernando Torres and David Luiz have "boosted" the squad."He's made a huge difference. No, he hasn't scored in two ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Abramovich ready to fund 25 million pound bid for Kaka


February 12th, 2011 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.12 (ANI): Chelsea FC owner Roman Abramovich has said that he is ready to cough up 25-million pounds to secure the services of Brazil football star Kaka. Chelsea believes Kaka's ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Chelsea planning summer clear out of its five big stars


February 4th, 2011 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 5 (ANI): To balance the books after their record-breaking spending spree, Chelsea is planning a summer clear out of its five big stars.Didier Drogba, Florent Malouda, John Obi Mikel, ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Chinese New Year Starts, Celebrations Held Amidst Precautions


February 3rd, 2011 - 7:39 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Feb 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Chinese new year started Thursday and the event resulted in lavish celebrations arranged in various places of China and other countries. From Pyongyang to ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Brit-Indian honeymooner murder suspects splurged in Cape Town slum bar after event


January 22nd, 2011 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 22(ANI): Two hitmen accused of murdering Brit-Indian woman Anni Dewani in South Africa had reportedly partied at a Cape Town bar in new clothes hours after the shooting.According to the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

What the teams got on the first day of IPL-4 auction


January 8th, 2011 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 8 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), who finished among the bottom teams for three Indian Premier League (IPL) seasons, made some eye-catching purchases right from the start when they ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Sir Elton John’s spending frenzy for newborn son


January 1st, 2011 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 1 (ANI): Ever since Sir Elton John became a father to newborn Zachary Jackson Levon Furnish, he has been on a spending spree for the toddler.A variety of goods, including ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Sir Elton John buys hi-tech cradle for newborn son


December 31st, 2010 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 31 (ANI): Zachary, the surrogate son of Sir Elton John and David Furnish, seems to be the luckiest baby.The singer is believed to have gone on a spending spree ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Pretty things lead to budget-busting spending spree


December 15th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 15 (ANI): Here's an important piece of information for starry-eyed holiday shoppers - pretty things make people buy more.With the holidays fast approaching and consumers in full shopping mode, new ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Indian-origin Kiwi resident stuffs toddler in washer after double murder


November 25th, 2010 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
Tauranga (North Island, New Zealand), Nov.25 (ANI): An Indian-origin New Zealand man has admitted stabbing a two-year-old toddler 10 times, stuffing her body in a washing machine and turning the machine on, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Lohan given day off from rehab to shop


November 7th, 2010 - 2:55 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 7 (IANS) Hollywood actress Lindsay Lohan, who is serving a three-month stay at a rehab, has been freed from her court-ordered stint for a day-long shopping trip.Dailystar.co.uk reports that ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Canadian couple who won $11.2m lottery donate the money to charity


November 5th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 05 (ANI): A Canadian couple, who won a lottery of 11,255,272 million dollars, has given away all the money to charities, friends and hospitals.According to the Toronto Star, Allen, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Fed Bond Buying Spree Makes Headlines


November 4th, 2010 - 7:21 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Federal reserve in its bid to boost the slow economic recovery is planning to purchase U.S. government bonds worth $600 billion in the next few ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Afghan Government falling short of filling key Kandahar positions


November 3rd, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
Kandahar (Afghanistan), Nov.3 (ANI): The Afghan government has failed to fill dozens of key positions in Kandahar, leaving an ineffectual local administration that U.S. officials fear will cripple the battlefield progress ... Read more...

Posted in World |

In-debt Fergie’s wasteful spending spree


August 17th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 17 (ANI): Duchess of York splurged hundreds of thousands of pounds on designer dresses she never wore and first-class flights she never took, it has emerged.Fergie - who is 5-million-pound ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Man U unperturbed by City’s spending spree: Giggs


July 20th, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 20(ANI): Manchester United defender Ryan Giggs has said his team is unperturbed by the latest influx of expensive signings at Manchester City."Until we play them I don't take any notice ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Oracle profit up 25 percent, boosted by Sun takeover


June 25th, 2010 - 11:07 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 25 (DPA) Oracle Corp, the world's second-largest software maker, reported its fourth-quarter profit was up 25 percent over the same period of 2009 at $2.36 billion.The figures announced Thursday by the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Brit fans set for two billion pound World Cup spending spree: Survey


June 1st, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 1(ANI): A new survey has revealed that British football fans are bracing themselves for a two billion pound spending splurge during the World Cup.During the one-month event, which starts ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Man City’s bid to unseat Mau U will be difficult: Ferdinand


April 16th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 16(ANI): Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand has warned Manchester City that breaking their 34-year wait to win a trophy will not be easy despite their big spending spree.City ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Liverpool’s 50-mn pounds spending spree to win title, keep Torres


March 21st, 2010 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 21 (ANI): Liverpool is planning a 50 million pounds spending spree to regain the top place in the Premier League.The move will require another round of players sale ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Chelsea targetting four young European stars for 70 m pounds


February 17th, 2010 - 3:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.17 (ANI): Chelsea has reportedly set its sights on four young European football stars, and is ready to fork out 70-million-pounds to get them into the squad.Borussia Dortmund's Serbia centre-back ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

John Terry’s wife uses retail therapy to forget marriage woes


February 4th, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 4 (ANI): John Terry's heartbroken wife Toni is using retail therapy to forget her marriage woes but insists she's in turmoil over her husband's affair.Toni went on a huge spending ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Warring couples argue most on ‘Doom Day’ January 25


January 25th, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 25 (ANI): Warring couples are most likely to blow their tempers on January 25, researchers have observed.Nine out of 10 couples lose their cool on the Doom Day or the ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Bolt and Phelps deliver again but sport also sees scandals


December 12th, 2009 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Hamburg, Dec 12 (DPA) Usain Bolt sprinted his way into the history books again while Michael Phelps added another five swimming world titles and classy Barcelona became toast of the football ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Fans of Real Madrid asking for winter signings


December 3rd, 2009 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Dec 3 (DPA) The fans of Real Madrid, the most profligate club in the world, are asking for more signings in the winter transfer window, according to an online poll. By ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Barcelona sweating on fitness of Messi and Ibrahimovic


November 26th, 2009 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Nov 26 (DPA) Barcelona are sweating on the fitness of star strikers Lionel Messi and Zlatan Ibrahimovic, ahead of Sunday's "Clasico" at home to Real Madrid. Both forwards missed Tuesday's crucial ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

« Previous Entries

Subscribe