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Olympics Archery: Indian women pipped by Denmark (Lead)


July 29th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) India's challenge in the London Olympics archery team event ended Sunday when the women lost to Denmark by a slender one-point margin in the elimination round ... Read more...

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Ford India expects 10 percent sales growth


May 22nd, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 22 (IANS) Ford India Pvt Ltd, the Indian subsidiary of the US Ford Motor Company, hopes to achieve 10 percent sales growth despite difficult market conditions while completing ... Read more...

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Inflation rises to 6.95 percent in February


March 14th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) Reversing a four-month old declining trend, India's inflation rose to 6.95 percent in February on a sharp increase in prices of food articles, government ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa regrets aligning with DMDK for assembly polls


February 1st, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 1 (IANS) It was all-out war in the Tamil Nadu assembly Wednesday with Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa and one-time ally A. Vijayakant, chief of the DMDK, exchanging bitter ... Read more...

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US economic growth accelerates


January 28th, 2012 - 4:10 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 28 (IANS) The US economy grew at the fastest pace in a year and a half in the fourth quarter of 2011, the Commerce Department said Friday.The encouraging ... Read more...

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ICRA opens shop in Sri Lanka


May 17th, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) India's rating major ICRA Ltd will now offer credit rating services in Sri Lanka with its subsidiary ICRA Lanka Ltd being granted registration by the island ... Read more...

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Mancini not sure of keeping Man City job


April 2nd, 2011 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 2 (ANI): Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini is not sure of retaining his job if the club fails to qualify for the Champions League.City chairman Khaldoon Al Mubarak at ... Read more...

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Young snubs Villa to join top Premier league clubs


March 16th, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 16 (ANI): England winger Ashley Young, who has been a long-term target of Manchester United, Tottenham and Arsenal, has snubbed any offer of a new Aston Villa contract to ... Read more...

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Good times ahead in 2011 for Indian retailers, says Fitch


January 12th, 2011 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 12 (IANS) Credit rating agency Fitch expects the 2011 outlook for the Indian retail sector to be stable with a positive bias owing to buoyant sales, improved working capital management ... Read more...

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India will grow 8.75 percent now, 9 percent soon: Mukherjee (Lead)


October 26th, 2010 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) With clear signals of an all-round upturn, thanks to the fiscal stimulus measures since December 2008, the Indian economy will grow at 8.25-8.75 percent this fiscal, ... Read more...

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Stronger Sun ‘makes Earth cool, not hot’


October 7th, 2010 - 12:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 7 (ANI): Contrary to the belief that an increase in solar activity from the Sun heats up Earth too, scientists have found that it's quite the opposite.Based on a three-year ... Read more...

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Airlines industry may post $8.9 bn profit in 2010


September 21st, 2010 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The airline industry is likely to post $8.9 billion profit in 2010 helped by increased demand and "disciplined capacity management", the International Air Transport Association (IATA) said ... Read more...

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Economic recovery leads to more divorces in Britain


July 25th, 2010 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) The divorce boom in Britain is being linked to the slowing down of the global economic recession because warring couples can now afford the cost of the divide. The ... Read more...

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Economic highlights of UPA’s second tenure


June 1st, 2010 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) The following are the economic highlights of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government's second tenure under Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, as spelt out in the 68-page ... Read more...

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Bono’s Spider-Man musical finally hits Broadway


April 8th, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 8 (ANI): Bono's Spider-Man musical is finally hitting Broadway after he found investors to fund the lavish production.At one time, 'Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark' was described as the "biggest ... Read more...

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$280,000 a year job offer for Chennai patent holder


March 9th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 9 (IANS) Downturn or upturn, US corporations pick the best of young Indians. R. Shivaraman, a nanotechnology research scholar here, has been hired by hardware manufacturer Seagate Technology at an ... Read more...

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TCS Q3 net up 34 percent


January 15th, 2010 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 15 (IANS) IT bellwether Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) Friday said it has posted a net profit of Rs.1,824 crore in the third quarter ended Dec 31, a year-on-year (YoY) increase ... Read more...

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Coach Rafa says Liverpool stars are hurting


December 25th, 2009 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 25 (ANI): Coach Rafa Benitez has said that Liverpool's under performing players are hurt by their current struggles.The Reds have won just four of their last 17 games and ... Read more...

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Chhoti Bahu’s filmy grahapravesh!


December 16th, 2009 - 3:50 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The love saga of Dev (Avinash Sachdev) and Radhika (Rubina Dilaik) of 'Chhoti Bahu' (Zee TV) recently took a 360 degree turn. The fire accident in which Radhika was affected had ... Read more...

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Indian markets brush aside Dubai fears, Sensex up 3 percent (Weekly Market Review)


December 5th, 2009 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 5 (IANS) Indian investors brushed aside fears of a global financial crisis in the wake of the Dubai World debt debacle. Key benchmark indices added nearly 3 percent from ... Read more...

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India logs robust 7.9 percent growth in second quarter (Lead)


November 30th, 2009 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Signs of an upturn in the Indian economy were reinforced Monday with official data on the country's gross domestic product (GDP) showing a 7.9 percent growth ... Read more...

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India logs 7.9 percent growth in second quarter


November 30th, 2009 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Signs of an upturn in the Indian economy were reinforced Monday with the official data on the country's gross domestic product (GDP) suggesting a 7.9 percent growth ... Read more...

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Despite scanty rains, slowdown, India will grow at 6.5 percent: Manmohan Singh


November 8th, 2009 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov. 8 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Sunday said that India's economic growth is expected to be around 6.5 percent this fiscal despite an inadequate monsoon and the ... Read more...

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India will grow at 6.5 percent: Manmohan Singh


November 8th, 2009 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday predicted India's economic growth for the current fiscal at 6.5 percent and said it can accelerate to 7 percent next year ... Read more...

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President Patil asks Cyprus companies to invest in India


October 30th, 2009 - 11:04 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravi KhandelwalNicosia (Cyprus), Oct 30(ANI): President Pratibha Patil, presently visiting Cyprus as part of her weeklong tour, on Friday asked the business fraternity of Cyprus to invest in India, as ... Read more...

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As Asia rebounds, India set to grow faster in 2010: IMF


October 29th, 2009 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 29 (IANS) As Asia rebounds rapidly from the depth of the global crisis, India's growth is expected to accelerate to 6.5 percent in 2010 from 5.33 percent in ... Read more...

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British firm to host India property show


October 21st, 2009 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) With the global economy looking up, a London-based firm plans to host a property show to showcase residential projects in India to British investors. The event, organised by ... Read more...

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Abu Salem moves high court against MCOCA order


October 13th, 2009 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) Underworld gangster Abu Salem Tuesday approached the Delhi High Court seeking to upturn the lower court's rejection of Delhi Police's plea to drop charges against ... Read more...

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Alcoa posts a 3% profit in the 3rd quarter


October 10th, 2009 - 1:17 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Oct 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a surprise development, US economy is looking up because out of the blue, Aluminum producer Alcoa announced a 3 percent profit when a loss ... Read more...

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US Health care poll results


October 8th, 2009 - 3:40 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Oct 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) President Barack Obama's health care overhaul’s opposition has dropped steadily in the US in just a matter of few weeks, the latest Associated Press-GfK poll has found. ... Read more...

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India among top recipients of remittances: World Bank


July 14th, 2009 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) India, China and Mexico retain their positions as the top recipients of migrant remittances among developing countries, said the World Bank Tuesday. As per official estimates, India has ... Read more...

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Infrastructure growth will drive industrial activity: Moody’s


July 10th, 2009 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) India's infrastructure development is likely to be one of the key drivers of industrial activity, which will see an upturn in a few months, the research arm ... Read more...

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Industrial recovery underway: Economic Survey


July 2nd, 2009 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Indicating that an industrial recovery is underway, India's Economic Survey for 2008-09 said Thursday that the industry has "weathered the most severe part of the shock". The survey, ... Read more...

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Global oil companies to invest $375 bn despite downturn


June 3rd, 2009 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, June 3 (IANS) The private and state-run oil companies worldwide would invest $375 billion in the hydrocarbon sector this year despite the economic downturn and concerns about low oil demand, ... Read more...

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Punjab-East Midland to strengthen bilateral ties


March 22nd, 2009 - 8:18 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh Amritsar, Mar 22 (ANI): Punjab recently hosted a reception for the 14-member delegation from East Midland in United Kingdom which was on a tour to Punjab to strengthen bilateral ... Read more...

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