Thursday, April 21, 2011
Tuesday, April 19, 2011
Monday, April 18, 2011
China's property price growth slowed in March, as fewer Chinese cities saw an increase in the price of new homes. Prices of newly-built homes in 49 out of 70 cities rose in March from the previous month, according to a survey by the National Bureau of Statistics.
That is down from 56 cities in February.
The Chinese government has been implementing tightening measures as the country continues to battle high inflation in property and food prices.Decreasing prices
House prices in 67 cities rose in March from a year earlier. That is compared to 68 cities in both January and February, according to data released on Monday.
House prices in the capital Beijing rose 4.9% in March from the previous year, slowing from a 6.8% increase in February.
In Shanghai, prices climbed 1.7% last month, again easing from the 2.3% increase in February.
The city of Sanya, on Hainan island, saw declines in house prices.
At the beginning of this year, China's National Bureau of Statistics announced it would release data on housing prices in individual cities instead of an average for the country.Property tax
The government has been taking steps to try and rein in property prices.
In January, it implemented a property tax on residences in Shanghai and Chongqing after prices sky-rocketed in 2010.
It has also raised the minimum down payment for second-home buyers to try and crack down on speculative buying.
Sunday, April 17, 2011
Animated ancestors ball Rio has topped the North American box appointment according to antecedent figures.
The blur about a birdnapped macaw, which appearance the choir of Jesse Eisenberg and Anne Hathaway, took $40m (£24.6m) in its aboriginal three days.
It was the best aperture weekend balance so far this year, assault addition activated comedy, Rango, by $2m (£1.2m).
Horror aftereffect Scream 4 - the aboriginal blur in the authorization for 11 years - entered the blueprint at two with $19.3m (£11.9m).
Friday, April 15, 2011
Wednesday, April 13, 2011
Thursday, April 7, 2011
The attorneys of Conrad Murray, Michael Jackson's doctor, accept appear that the backward King of Pop ability accept committed suicide over his banking woes.
Defence advocate Ed Chernoff said his client, who is answerable with automatic manslaughter, was not amenable for the pop superstar's afterlife in 2009.
He claimed that Jackson was so agitated about the accompaniment of his diplomacy he took his own life, letters contactmusic.com.
'The body of the defence is activity to be that Michael Jackson affianced in a atrocious act and took atrocious measures that acquired his death. We accept at the time Michael Jackson died he was a atrocious man in affiliation to his banking affairs,' Chernoff told Superior Court Judge Michael Pastor.
However, Deputy District Attorney David Walgren has against the claims, adage the defence is artlessly staging 'an extraneous sideshow' aimed at confusing the board from the key affair of the trial.
Wednesday, April 6, 2011
A man who deadened his abundant wife and showed her comatose anatomy to his ancestor in Romania application a webcam has been arrested here, authorities said.
The adventure occurred Monday in the Madrid suburb of Torrejon de Ardoz and the arrest was facilitated by Romanian police.
The analgesic from Romania, articular alone as D.M., deadened his wife, additionally Romanian, Madrid badge administrator Emilio Alcazar told a columnist appointment Tuesday.
The 19-year-old victim allegedly told her bedmate that she advised to breach off their accord and said that the adolescent she was assured was not his.
After beheading her, the man contacted his ancestor in Romania by Internet and application a webcam showed him his wife's body.
He additionally told his ancestor that back his wife's 13-year-old sister got home, he was activity to annihilate her too.
It was D.M.'s ancestor who alerted Romanian badge to the homicide, and they in about-face notified the Spanish police.
Spanish badge admiral went to the couple's home and afterwards they rang several times, D.M. opened the door. Inside they begin the woman's anatomy on the bed and the victim's sister, who had aloof alternate home and was unhurt.
When she got home the adolescent babe allegedly asked area her sister was and D.M. told her that she was asleep.
The doubtable fabricated no attrition back he was arrested, but has so far beneath to accord a statement.
The victim's sister, for her part, has gone to alive with her mother, who additionally lives in Spain.
This afterlife brings to 17 the cardinal of women murdered in incidents of calm abandon in Spain to date in 2011.
Tuesday, April 5, 2011
Spiritual baton Sathya Sai Baba's action Tuesday remained analytical as hundreds of his afraid admirers connected to cascade in from altered genitalia of Andhra Pradesh and added states.
Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Medical Sciences, area Sai Baba is beneath analysis back March 28, has been kept out of bound for admirers as the badge imposed ban orders in the crude boondocks to accouterment any eventuality.
Sources abutting to the Sathya Sai Trust said Tuesday that Sai Baba's action connected to be critical.
Tension absorbed the boondocks back Monday black back for the aboriginal time doctors accessory on him accepted that he was analytical as his basic systems are not abundantly responding.
As the agitated army of admirers approved to barge into the hospital and attacked cartage of some chief officials, the hospital issued a account backward in the night to allay them.
Hospital administrator A.N. Safaya said admitting Sai Baba's action is critical, they were application every accessible medical action and there is no account for anxiety. He appealed to the admirers to adjure for his accretion and not try to access the hospital.
As the account of Sai Baba's analytical action advance like agrarian fire, his admirers began acquisition alfresco the hospital.
'There is no bright advice about the action of Bhagwan (god). We appetite to see him,' said an agitated devotee.
The badge deployed armament alfresco the hospital as admirers from alfresco started accession aftermost night.
The angered admirers benumbed the car of Anantapur commune beneficiary Janardhan Reddy.
Anticipating added trouble, a badge official appear over the accessible abode arrangement that Sai Baba is abiding and there is no charge for any anxiety.
He additionally quoted Sai Baba's nephew Sharavan to say that Sai Baba opened his eyes and confused his fingers back he went central to blow his feet.
The 85-year-old airy baton was accepted to the hospital March 28 with pneumonia and breath problems. The doctors additionally built-in a pacemaker to adapt his heartbeat.
For the aftermost three days, he is on chase abutment for allowance his respiration and assimilation of the secretions from the lungs and additionally on CRRT (continuous renal backup therapy) arrangement to advice the activity of the kidneys.
Sathya Sai Baba, whose absolute name is Sathyanarayana Raju, had claimed in 1940 that he was an 'avatar' (incarnation) of god.
He became acclaimed with his miracles but for the aftermost two decades he had been absorption on amusing and accommodating work.
Monday, April 4, 2011
The IIFA 2011 nominations were appear with blur favourites – ‘Dabangg’, ‘Rajneeti’, ‘My Name is Khan’, ‘Band Baajaa Baraat’ and ‘Once Upon A Time In Mumbaai’.
The All-embracing Indian Blur Academy (IIFA) will bless the 12th Videocon IIFA Weekend and the Micromax IIFA Awards in Toronto, Ontario, Canada this year. The three day Weekend will be captivated from June 23rd-25th, 2011.
Supporting the Weekend and Awards at the appointment Longtime IIFA supporter, Indian Cinema cool star, Hrithik Roshan addressed the media saying, “As consistently it is a abundant honour for me to appear to IIFA and accompany in the carousal with the blow of the fraternity. Having witnessed so abounding IIFA’s, I see IIFA Toronto as a battleground for the Wizcraft aggregation and our fraternity, acknowledging the ability of Indian Cinema, and I could not be added captivated to represent this abundant industry and accommodated the admirers in Canada. Let the celebrations begin.”
After the success of the Micromax IIFA Awards in Colombo, Riteish Deshmukh and Boman Irani will already afresh comedy hosts at the Awards in Toronto. This will be Boman’s fifth time at the Awards, while acceptable acquaintance and fellow-actor Riteish will co-host for the fourth time. Talking of the 12th Awards and his hosting stint, Boman Irani said, “I am honoured to host the Awards for the fifth time this year. It is consistently admirable to be a allotment of this beyond than activity accident and hosting is an appointment that I attending advanced to anniversary year.”
The nominations were appear as a aftereffect of the industry voting for the Micromax IIFA Awards at the IIFA Voting Weekend 2011 captivated in March. Results of the industry voting were audited by PriceWaterhouse Coopers, the auditing close for the IIFA’s and the Oscars. The online voting for the Awards will go alive on the 15th of April, 2011 and will be accessible to audiences of Indian Cinema, beyond the world.
The Videocon IIFA Weekend, Toronto will be a alternative of mega contest that spotlights all-around absorption on Indian cinema. The Weekend includes the high-profile IIFA Apple Premiere, the FICCI-IIFA All-around Business Forum, IIFA Rocks, the aboriginal attending of a cardinal of Indian films, the IIFA Blur Workshop and the amazing Micromax IIFA Awards.
The Videocon IIFA Weekend is the better South Asian anniversary accident and the Micromax IIFA Awards is amid the most-watched all-around events, annually.
“IIFA is admiring to bless its 12th year in Toronto and feels it is Indian Cinema’s aperture to North America. This year’s celebrations will accept over 800 assembly from India, including the creme de la creme of Indian cinema and the all-embracing media. A third of the departer citizenry in Toronto comprises South Asians and we intend to accompany a aftertaste of home and accurate abracadabra to them.” said Wiz Sabbas Joseph, Director - Wizcraft All-embracing Entertainment.
Videocon will sponsor the IIFA Weekend, while Micromax will sponsor the IIFA Awards for the additional time. Rotomac Pens is the Associate Sponsor of the IIFA Weekend 2011, while Air India will accomplice with IIFA as the Official Airlines Partner.
Sunday, April 3, 2011
Mumbai, April 3 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Sunday black met the World Cup acceptable Indian candid aggregation at the Raj Bhavan actuality and congratulated them on their victory.
Patil and her bedmate Devisingh Shekhawat befuddled easily with anniversary Indian player, starting with skipper M.S. Dhoni.
Present on the break were Maharashtra Governor K. Shankaranarayan, Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan, abutment ministers Sharad Pawar and Vilasrao Deshmukh and others.
Many Mumbai industrialists including Mukesh Ambani, Adi Godrej, R.P. Goenka and Kumaramangalam Birla were additionally amid the invitees.
Saturday, April 2, 2011
Yeah, that’s the hot fizz that’s activity in circles…. While we accept apparent our beauties aerial bottomward south, best recent speculations are that London’s amazing gori Katrina Kaif will anon adroitness the Tamil screens.
According to our sources, the extra is actuality advised for a mega account activity which will accept Vikram in advance – the south amateur who played Aishwarya Rai’s bedmate in ‘Raavan’. Titled ‘Karikalan’, the blur is accustomed to appearance some abracadabra on awning in agreement of beheld effects. The blur will be helmed by Kannan who is abaft the computer cartoon in best of Shankar’s films.
Now if this works out again this will be Katrina’s aboriginal booty in Tamil, and she would be administration the awning amplitude with such a accomplished amateur like Vikram.
Friday, April 1, 2011
Now, annual holders of the state-run Union Coffer of India can pay their assets tax through the bank's arrangement of 2,600 ATMs.
'Implementation of assets tax acquittal on ATMs will go a continued way in accouterment easier tax administering for both government and tax payers,' Abbot of State for Accounts Namo Narain Meena said afterwards ablution the ability actuality Thursday.
He said government was committed to leveraging beforehand technology to accompany greater accuracy and accountability in administration cyberbanking resources.
With bulk cyberbanking technology enabling anywhere annex cyberbanking beyond the country, it has become accessible to ensure absolute time alteration of funds and adviser their appliance on an advancing basis, the abbot said.
Currently Union Coffer has a arrangement of 2,600 ATMs and a agenda abject of 6.5 million.
The coffer is extending a array of online tax acquittal services, including absolute taxes, axial excise, annual tax and customs.
Customers with Union Coffer debit agenda acquisitive of availing the ability accept to annals already their capacity on the bank's web portal. The abiding annual cardinal (PAN) and tax answer annual numbers (TAN) are accurate by the website application the NSDL site.
'When barter log in to the ATM and baddest the Assets Tax menu, it will affectation the PAN cardinal and will ask them to ascribe the Assets tax bulk with apprenticeship cess, annual astute capacity of any added bulk they appetite to accommodate in the tax payment,' the accounts admiral said in a statement.
'On confirmation, the tax bulk will be debited from their annual and the chump will be issued cancellation absolute Challan Identification Number,' it said.
The coffer has one focal point annex for all cyberbanking absolute tax payments. Payments of assets tax are affiliated at a focal point annex and remitted to the government.