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4,600 criminals let off in Britain: Indian-origin MP


September 14th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 14 (IANS) An astounding 4,600 serial criminals in Britain last year got away with just police cautions or warnings, prompting Indian-origin MP Priti Patel to call on law ... Read more...

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Socio-economic survey to be undertaken of Kerala fisherfolk


September 6th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 6 (IANS) Kerala Fisheries Minister K. Babu Thursday allocated Rs.1.71 million for a socio-economic survey of the state's fisherfolk."The situation today is that there are no proper statistics ... Read more...

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South Korea’s consumer price index rises


September 3rd, 2012 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Sep 3 (IANS) South Korea's consumer price index rose 1.2 percent in August from a year earlier, staying in the 1 percent level for two straight months, a report ... Read more...

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Mumbai dogs bite people more than 200 times in a day


August 28th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Mumbai, Aug 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Dogs are commonly regarded as friends of men but through an incident that occurred in Mumbai, this statement has been proven wrong. Mumbai dogs are alleged to ... Read more...

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Increasing numbers are committing mortgage fraud


August 22nd, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Mortgages are commonly known to overwork people minds and this is why people are advised to make sure that they consider their financial capabilities while engaging ... Read more...

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Driver swerves to avoid moose, hits bear instead


August 17th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Oslo, Aug 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A tragedy took place on a rural road located near Hanestad. The city of Hanestad is located 225 kilometers from the Northern side of Oslo. A man ... Read more...

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Gas prices see biggest jump of the year


August 13th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Aug 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) This year has caught many by surprise when the Survey Publishers came up with a result of statistics about the booming prices of gas this year. ... Read more...

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10 confirmed dead in China storms


August 12th, 2012 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 12 (IANS) At least 10 people have been confirmed dead while four others still missing in China's Liaoning province following a severe storm that hit the region last ... Read more...

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China has over 1 mn multi-millionaires


July 31st, 2012 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 31 (IANS) In a first, the number of multi-millionaires in China has surpassed the one million mark, according to the latest edition of a Chinese magazine known for ... Read more...

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China’s ‘empty-nest families’ on rise


July 28th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 28 (IANS) In China, the number of people aged above 60 and left to live on their own by their children for studies or employment is witnessing a ... Read more...

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Rainstorms in China leave 18 dead


July 20th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 20 (IANS) Rainstorms have killed 18 people and left another missing in China's Guizhou province in the last 10 days, said authorities.Torrential rains have triggered floods, mudslides and ... Read more...

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World experiences fourth warmest June on record


July 18th, 2012 - 2:05 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, July 18 (IANS) Average global temperatures this June were the fourth warmest since record keeping began in 1880, the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) has said.The combined average temperature over ... Read more...

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Hong Kong may soon have a million companies


July 16th, 2012 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, July 16 (IANS) The total number of local companies registered in Hong Kong reached 997,750 at the end of June, Xinhua reported.The figure was up 41,358 from the ... Read more...

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Beijing police crack down on prostitution


July 13th, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 13 (IANS) Launching a crack-down on prostitution, Beijing police have detained 660 suspects while raiding 180 hair salons and foot massage parlours being used as prostitution fronts.Beijing ... Read more...

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A million British workers pumped up with drugs


July 3rd, 2012 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
London, July 2 (IANS) Over a million people in Britain are pumped up with drugs, a study suggests.Statistics from a drug-testing firm have revealed that around one in 30 employees ... Read more...

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South Korea’s consumer prices rise


July 2nd, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, July 2 (IANS) South Korea's consumer prices rose 2.2 percent in June from a year earlier, staying below the midpoint of Bank of Korea (BOK)'s inflation target band of ... Read more...

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South Korea’s industrial output grows


June 29th, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, June 29 (IANS) South Korea's industrial output grew 1.6 percent last month from a year earlier due to an expansion in both manufacturing and service industries that offset sluggish ... Read more...

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Mediation settles 60 percent of Delhi court cases


June 15th, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) More than 60 per cent of disputes heard in the mediation centres of Delhi courts were resolved, says a study made for the period 2005 ... Read more...

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Katich was one of Australia’s best: Waugh


June 12th, 2012 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, June 12 (IANS) Former Australian opening batsman Mark Waugh has paid rich tributes to Simon Katich, who Tuesday announced his retirement from first class cricket, saying he should be ... Read more...

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Singapore’s exports continue to expand


June 11th, 2012 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, June 11 (IANS) Singapore's non-oil domestic exports in May expanded by 3.2 percent year on year, following the increase of 1.7 percent in the previous month, statistics released here ... Read more...

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Pakistani daily wonders why no tax on agriculture


May 31st, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 31 (IANS) For decades Pakistan has "flirted with the idea of imposing taxes on the agricultural sector", but the effort has met with little success, rued a leading ... Read more...

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Champions League final — statistics


May 20th, 2012 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Munich, May 20 (IANS) The statistics of the Champions League final between Bayern Munich and Chelsea here Saturday:Bayern ... Read more...

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South Korea’s household income grows


May 18th, 2012 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, May 18 (IANS) South Korea's monthly household income grew 6.9 percent in the first quarter due to a rise in earned income amid improved labour market conditions, a government ... Read more...

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152 mn 3G users in China


May 18th, 2012 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 18 (IANS) China's 3G users reached 152 million by the end of March, almost a 10-fold increase from two years ago, show official figures released.The country's mobile online ... Read more...

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‘Satyamev Jayate’ grows more popular than Aamir!


May 14th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Bollywood star Aamir Khan's teleshow "Satyamev Jayate", where he deals with sensitive social issues backed by statistics, has surpassed his own popularity, indicates a ... Read more...

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Hailstorms kill six in China


May 13th, 2012 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 13 (IANS) Hailstorms have killed six people and left one missing in central China's Hunan province, according to statistics released by the ministry of civil affairs Sunday.China's National ... Read more...

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Demand for mobile handsets likely to reach 250 mn in 2014


May 11th, 2012 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) The demand for mobile phone handsets in the country is likely to reach 250 million in 2014 with an estimated value of Rs.54,000 crore, Minister ... Read more...

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Rhino poaching on rise in South Africa


May 9th, 2012 - 10:41 am ICT by IANS
Cape Town, May 9 (IANS) As many as 210 rhinos have been poached in South Africa since the beginning of this year despite mounting efforts to stop the scourge, the ... Read more...

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China’s search engine market reaches $877 mn


April 28th, 2012 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 28 (IANS) The size of China's search engine market hit 5.53 billion yuan ($877 million) in the first quarter of 2012, according to new statistics.The figure represents a ... Read more...

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NGO slams rural jobs scheme implementation in Assam


April 20th, 2012 - 12:58 am ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 19 (IANS) A survey of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNEGA) in Assam has revealed that only about 18 lakh households out the 43 lakh ... Read more...

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South Korea’s jobless rate drops


April 12th, 2012 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, April 12 (IANS) South Korea's jobless rate dropped to 3.7 percent last month from a year earlier as job creation kept its solid growth trend in the service industry, ... Read more...

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Women may not hesitate marrying low income men


April 8th, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 8 (IANS) A British study has found men with low incomes are likely to be preferred by many present-day women following their changing aspirations in life.Today's brides are ... Read more...

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Mercedes-Benz sales soar


April 5th, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, April 5 (IANS) German luxury car maker Mercedes-Benz sustained a strong sales momentum into the first quarter of the new year, as it posted in March its strongest single-monthly ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Hu wants plantation drives to support scientific development


April 4th, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 4 (IANS) President Hu Jintao has called for more efforts to promote voluntary tree-planting to provide ecological support to China's scientific development.Introduced in 1981, the campaign remains effective ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Disabled in China seek job opportunities


March 26th, 2012 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 26 (IANS) Despite efforts by many non-governmental organisations and policymakers to boost employment, a lot of disabled people in China seem to be leading a life full of ... Read more...

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