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EU approves Universal’s takeover of EMI


September 22nd, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by BNO News
BRUSSELS (BNO NEWS) -- The European Union (EU) on Friday announced that the Commission approved the proposed acquisition of EMI's recorded music business by Universal Music Group for $1.9 billion.The Commission initially ... Read more...

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SC notice to Tata Motors on Singur land (Lead)


August 24th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday issued notice to Tata Motors on a petition of the West Bengal government challenging a Calcutta High Court order that ... Read more...

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Land takeover begins for Delhi-Mumbai corridor


August 22nd, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Five of the six states through which the proposed $100 billion Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC) would pass, have started the process of land acquisition, Minister ... Read more...

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West Bengal moves apex court on Singur land law


August 7th, 2012 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) The West Bengal government Monday moved the Supreme Court challenging the Calcutta High Court verdict holding the Singur Land Rehabilitation and Development Act as ... Read more...

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Yunus fears Grameen Bank’s takeover by government


August 2nd, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Aug 2 (IANS) Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus Thursday expressed utter shock at the Bangladesh government's attempt to cut the powers of the Grameen Bank's board and giving more authority ... Read more...

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Walking Dead Season 3 trailer released


July 16th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) When the Season 3 trailer of Walking Dead was first premiered during The Walking Dead Panel at Comic-Con, only a handful of fans had the privilege ... Read more...

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Manchester City third-highest payers in world sport


May 2nd, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 2 (IANS) After Barcelona and Real Madrid, English giants Manchester City have emerged as the third highest payers in the world of sports even ahead of their famed ... Read more...

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Yahoo co-founder Jerry Yang steps down (Lead)


January 18th, 2012 - 6:50 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco / London, Jan 19 (IANS) Yahoo's co-founder Jerry Yang stepped down from its board along with all other positions he held in the company, it was announced Tuesday.The ... Read more...

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Chicago Sun Times to be sold


December 21st, 2011 - 11:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Chicago, Dec 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The owners of The Chicago Sun Times are expected to announce the sale of the newspaper on Wednesday. A group of local investors are at the forefront ... Read more...

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1,400 cadets join Afghan army


December 18th, 2011 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Dec 18 (IANS) A total of 1,400 cadets Sunday joined the Afghan National Army (ANA) after completing their two-month training, Xinhua reported."The newly graduated soldiers are ready to be ... Read more...

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Latvian airline sells cars during flights


December 13th, 2011 - 9:17 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Warsaw, Dec 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The airBaltic, a Latvian airliner, announced on Monday that they will add the sale of cars to their business. The airliner announced that with their venture, they ... Read more...

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Indians help revive tea estates in Malawi


November 30th, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, Nov 30 (IANS) A group of Indian experts is helping revive tea cultivation in Malawi in southern Africa and has so far succeeded in putting 8,500 acres of ... Read more...

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AT&T & T-Mobile merger hits a rocky patch


November 25th, 2011 - 7:37 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Nov 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) AT&T is looking for ways to cushion the company because of realization that its planned takeover of T-Mobile might not happened. The company and T-Mobile were in ... Read more...

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Tamara Mellon quits Jimmy Choo


November 15th, 2011 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 15 (IANS) Tamara Mellon has stepped down as chief creative officer of Jimmy Choo, the company she formed 15 years ago.The 44-year-old, who founded the footwear and accessories ... Read more...

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Iran to disclose documents on US as ‘terrorism sponsor’


November 3rd, 2011 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Tehran will release 100 documents to reveal Washington's role in sponsoring terrorist activities in Iran and the entire Middle East region, Supreme Leader of ... Read more...

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Yahoo to acquire Interclick for $270 mn


November 2nd, 2011 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Nov 2 (IANS) Yahoo has announced that it is buying data-driven advertising network Interclick for around $270 million. Interclick is a technology company providing data targeted solutions ... Read more...

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Noida farmers to stall building projects


October 3rd, 2011 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Noida, Oct 2 (IANS) Farmers of around 54 villages Sunday threatened to stall the projects of builders to protests against the alleged inaction of Noida Authority in meeting their demands ... Read more...

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Hope to sell telecom towers arm soon: Ambani


September 27th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 27 (IANS) Reliance Communications is in advanced stages of talks to sell its stake in its towers infrastructure subsidiary, while the promoters want to raise their holding in ... Read more...

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Chinese firm buys video-sharing site


September 27th, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 27 (IANS) Chinese social networking company Renren Inc. announced Tuesday that it will buy 56.com, an online video-sharing site in China, for $80 million. The takeover of 56.com, ... Read more...

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Farmer leader Teotia fasts in jail


September 10th, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, Sep 10 (IANS) Farmer leader Manvir Singh Teotia, who led a farmers' agitation against land takeover in Bhatta-Parsaul village in Greater Noida in May, is on a ... Read more...

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Kerala unveils draft land acquisition policy


September 7th, 2011 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 7 (IANS) The Kerala cabinet cleared a draft land acquisition policy Wednesday to speed up the development process in the state.The Kerala move coincided with Rural Development Minister ... Read more...

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Greater Noida farmers vow to reject land takeover package


September 3rd, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, Sep 3 (IANS) Over 40 Greater Noida farmers from 20 villages Saturday vowed not to accept the state government's compensation package for land takeover, a peasant leader said.At ... Read more...

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Foreign car producers taking control in China


August 24th, 2011 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 24 (IANS) Foreign car producers have begun taking control of their joint ventures in China and sidelining their Chinese counterparts from business partners to factory providers, a media ... Read more...

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Ghaziabad farmers welcome land takeover quashing


August 24th, 2011 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Aug 23 (IANS) Thousands of farmers in three villages in Uttar Pradesh's Ghaziabad district had cause to celebrate Tuesday as the Supreme Court quashed the acquisition of their agricultural ... Read more...

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Apex court sets aside land takeover in Ghaziabad


August 24th, 2011 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday set aside an Uttar Pradesh government notification taking over farm land in Intori, Chaitoli and Sabli villages in Ghaziabad district to ... Read more...

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Google buys Motorola Mobility for $12.5 billion


August 16th, 2011 - 12:53 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, August 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Internet giant Google has purchased Motorola’s Mobility for $12.5 billion. The deal was announced on Monday. There had been reports earlier that Google was in negotiations with ... Read more...

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Maharashtra opposition to demand government’s dismissal


August 12th, 2011 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) An all-party delegation of the Maharashtra opposition will call on Governor K. Sankaranarayanan Friday to demand the dismissal of the ruling Congress-Nationalist Congress Party alliance ... Read more...

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Mamata praises land takeover bill


July 31st, 2011 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 30 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who met union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh here Saturday, said the central government's new land acquisition bill was ... Read more...

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Breivik planned more Oslo attacks, says lawyer


July 29th, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Oslo, July 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Anders Breivik, the lone man arrested for killing 76 people in Oslo in two terror attacks, planned to carry out more attacks on the same ... Read more...

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Farmers from Mayawati’s village move court


July 28th, 2011 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 27 (IANS) At least 50 farmers from Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati's native village Badalpur in Greater Noida Wednesday moved the Allahabad High Court against acquisition of some ... Read more...

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Norway minister thanks police for fantastic work


July 26th, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Oslo, July 26 (IANS) Norway's justice minister has thanked the police for their "fantastic" response after the deadly bombing and shooting in the capital Oslo that led to the death ... Read more...

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Norway killer’s father wishes his son killed self


July 26th, 2011 - 10:03 am ICT by IANS
Oslo, July 26 (IANS) Norway killer Anders Behring Breivik's estranged father has disowned his son, saying he should have taken his own life instead of those he killed.Jens Breivik split ... Read more...

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Norway failed to act on Breivik ‘explosives’ report


July 26th, 2011 - 5:30 am ICT by IANS
Oslo, July 26 (IANS) Norway's intelligence services failed to act on a report that the man charged with the country's worst ever act of terrorism had illegally bought chemicals that ... Read more...

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Oslo killer warns of more attacks, sent to solitary confinement (Second Lead)


July 25th, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) Norway's mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik was Monday sent to a solitary confinement by a court after he boasted about his crime and warned of "two ... Read more...

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DSIIDC to set up more industrial projects in Delhi


July 24th, 2011 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) The Delhi State Industrial and Infrastructure Development Corp (DSIIDC) will execute several prestigious projects in the coming years, its chairman Chetan Sanghi said.These will include ... Read more...

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