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Sharapova happy with 2012


September 8th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Maria Sharapova has announced she is "pretty happy" with her Grand Slam-winning season which she entered with apprehension due to a niggling ankle ... Read more...

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Britain’s auto manufacturing picks up


August 17th, 2012 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 17 (IANS) Britain manufactured 129,000 vehicles in July, posting a growth of 20.2 percent year-on-year, according to figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders. While ... Read more...

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118 Pakistani Hindus arrive in India


August 16th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), Aug 16 (IANS) With uncertainty writ large on their faces, 118 Pakistani Hindus arrived in India on board the Samjhauta Express, the peace train between India and Pakistan, ... Read more...

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Nalco puts Indonesia smelter project on hold


August 15th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 15 (IANS) The state-run National Aluminium Company Ltd. (Nalco) Wednesday said it has put on hold its proposed alumina smelter project in Indonesia due to uncertainty over the ... Read more...

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Mexico’s central bank sells $281 mn to ease volatility


July 25th, 2012 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, July 25 (IANS/EFE) The Banco de Mexico said it auctioned off $281 million on the domestic market to reduce volatility in the exchange rate of the peso, which ... Read more...

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Will abide by party decision, says Gowda


July 7th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Reconciled to a change of guard in the state, Karnataka Chief Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda Saturday said that he would abide by the decision ... Read more...

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Global FDI rises 16 percent: UN report


July 6th, 2012 - 8:12 am ICT by IANS
Vienna, July 6 (IANS) Despite the ongoing eurozone crisis, global foreign direct investment (FDI) increased by 16 percent to $1.536 trillion in 2011, a UN report said.According to "World Investment ... Read more...

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HRD ministry calls IIT meet on common entrance test


June 22nd, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) A day after IIT Delhi followed Kanpur's way against the proposed common entrance test, the human resource development ministry has called a meeting of the ... Read more...

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IOA asks for government clearance to host South Asian Games


June 13th, 2012 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) Wednesday requested the government to give approval for hosting the South Asian Games (SAG) in early 2013.The special General Body ... Read more...

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US wants more steps to solve Eurozone crisis


June 5th, 2012 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 4 (IANS) The White House has called on the European nations to take more steps to solve the worsening Eurozone crisis, saying the markets view the measures ... Read more...

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Crisil cuts India’s economic growth forecast to 6.5 percent


June 4th, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 4 (IANS) Ratings agency Crisil Monday cut its India's economic growth forecast for the current financial year to 6.5 percent from its previous 7 percent due to uncertainty ... Read more...

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EIH posts 90 percent hike in net profit


May 29th, 2012 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 29 (IANS) EIH Limited, a member of The Oberoi Group, Tuesday announced that it has clocked a 89.68 percent hike in its net profit to Rs.122.42 crore during ... Read more...

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I’m okay, I’m okay, says Menon


May 3rd, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Sukma (Chhattisgarh), May 3 (IANS) Surrounded by journalists, a visibly relieved Alex Paul Menon, collector of Chhattisgarh's Sukma district, said "I'm okay, I'm okay" after Maoists ended his 12 days ... Read more...

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Britain temporarily closes embassy in Mali


April 7th, 2012 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
London, April 6 (IANS) Britain temporarily closed its embassy in Mali Friday following an unstable situation in the country."Given the unstable and unpredictable situation in Mali and the continuing lack ... Read more...

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Custody row: Norway to hand over children to their uncle


March 30th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 30 (IANS) Uncertainty over the custody of two NRI children who have been taken into foster care in Norway on grounds of alleged negligence by their parents seems ... Read more...

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BRICS ministers to discuss trade, investment


March 27th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) Trade ministers from Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS), representing over 40 percent of the world's population, will meet here Wednesday to discuss ... Read more...

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Budget disappointing, inflationary: Chouhan


March 16th, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, March 16 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan Friday said the union budget was disappointing and would lead to further inflation.He said the excise duty ... Read more...

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‘Slow global recovery biggest uncertainty for China’


March 12th, 2012 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 12 (IANS) The governor of China's central bank Monday said a slow world recovery process and the unstable economic and financial situation in Europe will be the biggest ... Read more...

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Mulayam heartland celebrates


March 6th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Etawah (Uttar Pradesh), March 6 (IANS) The traditional Yadav bastions of Mainpuri, Etawah and Firozabad celebrated wildly Tuesday as the Samajwadi Party (SP) seemed set to return to power in ... Read more...

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CA has to improve communication with fans: Sutherland


February 18th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 18 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) chief executive James Sutherland admitted that it needs to improve communication between national selectors and the public to avoid situations like a public ... Read more...

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Haddin dropped due to poor form, says CA


February 17th, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 17 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) chief executive James Sutherland confirmed that wicket-keeper Brad Haddin has been dropped from the ODI side due to poor form.Sutherland also said that ... Read more...

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Mathai leaves for Maldives


February 15th, 2012 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) With the crisis in the Maldives continuing, Indian Foreign Secretary Ranjan Mathai Wednesday rushed to the island nation to hold discussions with key political leaders ... Read more...

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U.S. online sales reach almost $50 billion in fourth quarter


February 7th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by BNO News
RESTON, VIRGINIA (BNO NEWS) -- Retail e-commerce sales in the United States reached almost $50 billion during the fourth quarter of 2011, a 14 percent increase compared to the previous year, according ... Read more...

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India may miss $300 billion export target: FIEO


January 30th, 2012 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) India is unlikely to meet the $300 billion export target set for the current financial year due to a slowdown of demand in the US ... Read more...

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Chinese economy assuring amid global uncertainty


January 23rd, 2012 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 23 (IANS) Despite stiff headwinds from a flagging world economy and a festering eurozone debt crisis, China still touched a growth rate of 9.2 percent in 2011, dwarfing ... Read more...

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Canada holds bank rate at 1 percent


January 18th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Ottawa, Jan 18 (IANS) The Bank of Canada announced Tuesday that it is maintaining its target for the overnight interest rate at 1 percent.The bank rate is correspondingly 1 1/4 ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh first phase poll shifted to March 3, counting March 6 (Lead)


January 9th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Counting for the assembly polls in five states will be held March 6 instead of March 4, the Election Commission announced Monday after rescheduling the ... Read more...

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Counting in five poll-bound states on March 6


January 9th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Counting for the assembly polls in five states will be held March 6 instead of March 4 after the date of Uttar Pradesh's first phase ... Read more...

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Feb 4 Uttar Pradesh poll to be rescheduled


January 9th, 2012 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) Uncertainty over whether 'Barawafat' will fall on Feb 4, the Election Commission Sunday decided that the notification for polling in 60 assembly constituencies in Uttar ... Read more...

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Sinha slams government’s way of amending Lokpal bill


December 22nd, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party leader Yashwant Sinha Thursday slammed the government for introducing an amendment for incorporating minorities within the provision of 50 percent ... Read more...

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Psychological need drives prejudice in humans: Study


December 22nd, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 22 (IANS) A deep psychological need drives prejudice, linked to a particular way of thinking, says a study.People who want to make quick and firm decisions, shorn of ... Read more...

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Australian business conditions improve in November


December 13th, 2011 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 13 (IANS) Business conditions in Australia improved slightly in November as a result of a boost in mining, retail and services sectors, a survey by National Australia Bank ... Read more...

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Theron’s retirement woes


December 1st, 2011 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 1 (IANS) Charlize Theron doesn't know how long she will remain an actress but says it is the uncertainty of her profession that makes it interesting."I don't know ... Read more...

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Paralysed Briton asks court to allow him to die


November 30th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 30 (IANS) A 57-year-old paralysed man in Britain has asked a court to allow a doctor to "lawfully" end his life of "uncertainty, pain, and suffering".Tony Nicklinson is ... Read more...

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Moody’s cuts Hungary’s rating with negative outlook


November 25th, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Nov 25 (IANS) Moody's Investors Service Thursday downgraded Hungary's government bond rating by one notch to Ba1 from Baa3, and is maintaining a negative outlook.Moody's said in its ... Read more...

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