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Russian tycoon to invest $1 bn in US real estate


December 21st, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian billionaire Mikhail Fridman, the owner of financial conglomerate Alfa-Group, is set to invest up to $1 billion in properties on the east coast of ... Read more...

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Thai soldiers confess to killing Chinese sailors


October 29th, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 29 (IANS) Nine Thai army men have surrendered and confessed to killing 13 Chinese sailors in Thailand earlier this month, the Thai police chief has said.The victims onboard ... Read more...

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Medvedev wants tycoons to share success tips with kids


September 1st, 2011 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 31 (IANS) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev is likely to suggest to Russian billionaires to share their experiences of achieving success with schoolchildren, RIA Novosti reported.Speaking at a ... Read more...

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Sex, crime — history of The News of the World


July 8th, 2011 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 8 (IANS) The News of the World that closes Sunday has a history that dates back to 1843 when its publisher was clear on what its readers wanted ... Read more...

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Court reduces Russian tycoon’s prison term by one year


May 25th, 2011 - 7:03 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 25 (IANS) The Moscow City Court upheld Tuesday a sentence against Russian tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky and his partner Platon Lebedev, reducing their 14-year prison terms by one year. ... Read more...

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Forbes names Baidu founder Robin Li Chinese mainland’s richest


April 29th, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Apr 29 (ANI): Robin Li, CEO of China's top domestic search engine Baidu, has been named as the richest man among 115 billionaires in the mainland area by the Forbes magazine, ... Read more...

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Karachi’s bombed rummy club is 60 years old


April 22nd, 2011 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 22 (IANS) The rummy club in Karachi, where a massive explosion left at least 15 people dead Thursday night, holds a licence that is over 60 years old.Rummy, ... Read more...

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Pak newspaper claims hundreds of pro-India, pro-Israel CIA agents operating in country


March 2nd, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar 2(ANI): Hundreds of especially-trained CIA contractors who worked closely with the Indian external intelligence agency RAW and Israel's Mossad in the Middle East, Asia and Africa over the last two ... Read more...

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Mark Ronson is engaged to his French girlfriend


February 10th, 2011 - 10:31 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Paris, Feb 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The rep of British singer Mark Ronson has confirmed that the 35-year-old is engaged to his French model girlfriend.Ronson and Josephine De La Baume have been going ... Read more...

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Supreme Court issues notice to Centre on Radia tapes


January 24th, 2011 - 3:39 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 24 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Monday sought a response from the Central Government on a plea for disclosure of the entire contents of corporate lobbyist Niira Radia's conversation ... Read more...

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It’s official! Oswals are not coming back to Australia


January 16th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Perth, Jan 16 (ANI): Fertiliser tycoons Pankaj and Radhika Oswal confirmed that they will not come back to Australia, as removalists moved in to pack up their elite Dalkeith home on Sunday ... Read more...

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‘Brit-Indian honeymooner affectionately called his ‘murdered wife’ “Barbie”‘


December 19th, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 19 (ANI): Family members of a Brit-Indian millionaire, whose wife was killed during their honeymoon in Cape Town, have said that Shrien Dewani affectionately called Anni his "Barbie" because she ... Read more...

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Cops make hay in Pak’s biggest-ever ’scotch-for-hooch liquor scam’


October 4th, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 4(ANI): The biggest-ever 'liquor scam' in Pakistan's history has taken a new turn following the disclosure that the actual number of bottles seized in the raid may have been over ... Read more...

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P. Diddy sued for age discrimination


September 4th, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 4, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Francesca Spero claims that she launched the hip-hop mogul P. Diddy's career and is presently suing him for a whooping $12 million. She alleges that his ... Read more...

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Thai Indian entrepreneur’s wealth soars by 252 percent


September 2nd, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Singapore, Sep.2 (ANI): The ongoing political turmoil in Thailand has apparently not prevented the kingdom's richest people from getting richer.The biggest gainer in percentage terms is longtime Thai Indian resident Aloke Lohia. ... Read more...

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Need freedom from self-serving politicians: RTI activist


August 14th, 2010 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) The urgent need of the country is freedom from self-serving leaders who run politics as commercial shops, prominent Right To Information (RTI) activist Subash Chandra Aggarwal ... Read more...

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Dr. Dre Sued For $1.2 Million For Not Reimbursing Cash For Studio Time


July 27th, 2010 - 7:27 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 27, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Dr. Dre happens to be one of the tycoons of rap. He, truly, is a multifaceted individual as he happens to be a rapper, ... Read more...

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Labour laws collapsing in country, says CITU chief


March 17th, 2010 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Zirakpur (Punjab), March 17 (IANS) Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU) chief M.K. Pandhe Wednesday slammed the central government for its "wrong policies" which he says are against the working class. "Labour laws ... Read more...

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Richest Indian Mukesh Ambani amongst Forbes top ten Billionaires


March 11th, 2010 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Mar 11 (ANI): Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani has become the richest man in the Asia-Pacific region and the fourth in world rankings as per the 2010 Forbes list of world's ... Read more...

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A-Rod joins Sting, Denzel Washington at 15 Central Park West


March 1st, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 1 (ANI): Professional baseball player Alex Rodriguez has moved to 15 Central Park West where A-list stars and other rich and famous people reside.The imposing limestone at Central Park ... Read more...

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Switch to solar energy for a sustainable future, says IPCC chief


February 4th, 2010 - 11:22 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 4 (ANI): The UN Inter-Governmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) chief R. K Pachauri called upon the tycoons of Indian trade and industry to opt decisively for solar energy ... Read more...

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White House memories: Manmohan charmed by Michelle


November 30th, 2009 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
By Manish Chand Aboard Air India One, Nov 30 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh says he was charmed by US First Lady Michelle Obama and the conversation he had with her on ... Read more...

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White House dinner was magnificent, says Manmohan


November 27th, 2009 - 10:44 am ICT by IANS
By Manish Chand Port of Spain, Nov 27 (IANS) If US President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle wanted to charm their Indian guests at the first state dinner of his presidency, ... Read more...

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Ronaldo set to become first billionaire footie ace


October 19th, 2009 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 19 (ANI): Cristiano Ronaldo could take over from David Beckham as the world's richest football player. He is set to become the game's first billionaire, pocketing 16,000 pounds a ... Read more...

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Google developing online version of Monopoly


September 7th, 2009 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 7 (ANI): Google will be working with giant toy company Hasbro to produce a spectacular online version of Monopoly, say reports.The game uses Google Maps as a board, allowing ... Read more...

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Sensex fall by 309 points


June 23rd, 2009 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai June 23(ANI): Due to the heavy selling of funds and weak global trends the benchmark Sensex of Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) registered a fall of over 309 points in the ... Read more...

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Brit models super bowl for Obama’s pooch on the White House


May 29th, 2009 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 29 (ANI): A 41-year-old Brit has created a super bowl for U.S. President Barack Obama's pet Bo.Natalie, of Leigh-on-Sea, Essex, crafted the special dog's bowl at the President's request.She ... Read more...

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Kuwaiti tycoons to take over Liverpool soon


April 5th, 2009 - 8:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 5 (ANI): The Liverpool Football Club is soon expected to sign a whopping 450 million pounds Middle East take-over deal, which would give Kop boss Rafa Benitez more transfer funds.According ... Read more...

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NATO bombed Serbia in 1999 - but much remains the same


March 20th, 2009 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
By Thomas Brey Belgrade, March 20 (DPA) When NATO bombed Serbia in 1999, it wanted to end bloodshed in Kosovo. Cracking Slobodan Milosevic's autocratic regime in the process and paving the way for ... Read more...

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Leona Lewis gets PS1M for a gig at tycoons daughters birthday


March 19th, 2009 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 19 (ANI): British pop singer Leona Lewis gave a dazzling performance at tycoon John Caudwells daughters birthday party, for which she was paid a whopping 1 million pounds.Leona enthralled ... Read more...

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Partygoers claim Hugh Hefner looked 10 years older at recent bash


March 6th, 2009 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 6 (ANI): Partygoers at a recent bash at the Playboy mansion have claimed that they were shocked to see Hugh Hefner looking as if he had aged 10 years ... Read more...

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Masked men break into Ukraine’s national gas company office


March 4th, 2009 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, March 4 (DPA) Masked men believed to be government agents broke into the headquarters of Ukraine national natural gas company Naftogaz Ukrainy Wednesday and are searching the premises, witnesses said. The men ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Modi prescribes formula to beat economic meltdown


January 12th, 2009 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Jan 12 (IANS) Inaugurating the fourth Vibrant Gujarat investors' summit, Chief Minister Narendra Modi Monday suggested to the business community his formula of "lower risk, alertness, low cost and high efficiency" ... Read more...

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Killed Brit tycoons family says he was in the wrong place at the wrong time


November 30th, 2008 - 10:15 am ICT by ANI
London, Nov.30 (ANI): Businessman Andreas Liveras, the only known British fatality of the Mumbai terror attack, has been described by his family as an extremely courageous man who would never bow ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Brit yachting tycoons called BBC before being killed


November 28th, 2008 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai/Nicosia, Nov.28 (ANI): British Greek yachting tycoon Andreas Liveras is said to have given a harrowing account of the situation inside the terrorist-held Taj Hotel in Mumbai, moments before he was ... Read more...

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