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Boeing reports wing cracks on Dreamliners

Dreamliners

Boeing’s Dreamliner has hit another snag. “Hairline cracks” were found on the wings of some jets still in production, the company said Friday. The aerospace company is inspecting the 40 planes it says may be affected. It will take between ...

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Malaysia Airlines hunts for missing plane carrying 239

Malaysia-Airlines

Kuala Lumpur (AFP) – Malaysia Airlines said a flight carrying 239 people from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing went missing early Saturday, and the airline was notifying next of kin in a sign it feared the worst. The airline said flight ...

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Migrant Indians among most enterprising in UK

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LONDON: Indians are among the most enterprising of Britain’s migrant communities, a new data analysis report here has found. As many as 456,073 migrants have launched a small or medium-sized business in Britain, according to the think-tank Centre for Entrepreneurs ...

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John Kerry arrives in Kiev, Putin says no need yet to send troops to Ukraine

John-Kerry

MOSCOW/KIEV: Russia has no need yet to send troops into Ukraine but reserves the right to use “all means” to protect citizens should the necessity arise, President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday. “We reserve the right to use all means to protect” ...

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NRI banker loses divorce claim in UK court

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LONDON: A British judge has dismissed an NRI investment banker’s claim that he did not owe his ex-wife a divorce payout as their marriage ceremony in India was never legal. Amit Goyal, a high-earning former UBS banker, had met his ...

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Why you are not losing weight

weight-loss

Are you dieting, but not losing weight? This doesn’t mean that you’re cheating, but that you are making some common mistakes Most of the times it happens that we diet andwork out regularly, but still don’t lose weight. The problem may have more ...

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Global banks may’ve been manipulating gold yardstick

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The London gold fix, the benchmark used by miners, jewellers and central banks to value the metal, may have been manipulated for a decade by the banks setting it, researchers say. Unusual trading patterns around 3pm in London, when the ...

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Think you should do better in life? Blame your great, great, great grandfather

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LONDON: Miffed that you didn’t get into Oxford University? Cross because you can’t afford that three-bed in the town centre? Not got one non-executive directorship to your single-barrelled name? There is only one person to blame: your great, great, great, ...

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