| 2013 | January

  • World currently facing severest wine shortage since last 40 years

    London, Oct. 31 (ANI): The world is facing a wine shortage, as consumer demand has already significantly outstripped supply globally, a report has warned. The research by America’s Morgan Stanley financial services firm said demand for wine exceeded supply by 300m cases in 2012. According to the BBC, the firm describes this as the deepest…

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  • Woods still on top of world golf rankings following BMW Masters

    Johannesburg, Oct 31 (ANI): American golf star Tiger Woods has reportedly retained his world number one position, according to the latest world rankings which followed the PGA Tour’s CIMB Classic and the European Tour’s BMW Masters. According to Sport24, the 14-time Major winner is at the top of the list with 12.56 points, followed by…

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  • Wackiest job interviews revealed

    New York, Oct. 31 (ANI): It is common to make small errors while giving a job interview, but there’s a stark difference between your typical flub and a major fail. Emad Rahim, a former senior consultant in a consulting firm, recalled that in 2009, a candidate was almost selected for a position in the company…

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  • U.S. using Australian embassies to spy on countries in Asia

    Washington, Oct. 31 (ANI): A U.S. institution is said to be using Australian embassies to intercept phone calls and internet data across Asia, according to whistleblower Edward Snowden and a former Australian intelligence officer. German daily Der Speigel magazine revealed that the top secret Defence Signals Directorate (DSD) operates concealed, secret surveillance facilities at embassies…

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  • Twitter hit by $124 mn lawsuit over trying to boost valuation ahead of IPO

    Washington, Oct. 31 (ANI): Micro-blogging site Twitter has been sued for 124 million dollars by two financial firms for allegedly organizing a failed private sale of its shares in an attempt to increase investor interest days before the company’s initial public offering. Precedo Capital Group and Continental Advisors, alleged that Twitter intentionally wanted to create…

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  • Syria destroys chemical arms equipment

    Islamabad, Oct. 31 (ANI): Syria has completed destruction of equipment that it used for producing chemical weapons and filling munitions with poison gas. The revelation was made by an official at the global chemical weapons watchdog Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons. According to Dawn News, the announcement made by the official on conditions…

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  • Sylvester Stallone’s Russian art show hit by communist protests

    Washington, October 31 (ANI): Sylvester Stallone’s art show in in St. Petersburg’s State Russian Museum has opened up amidst communist protest, it has been revealed. A collection of Stallone’s paintings has graced the show as per schedule, irrespective of the opposition from the local political parties, Contactmusic reported. Leningrad’s Communist Party had earlier released a…

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