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‘Internet agent of change like Gandhi’s spinning wheel’


September 5th, 2012 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) The internet can be likened to Mahatma Gandhi's spinning wheel as an agent of change - for a new networked global community that wedded ... Read more...

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Spending crores on promotion doesn’t guarantee success: Panda


August 31st, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) "I Am Kalam" director Nila Madhab Panda, whose second film "Jalpari: The Desert Mermaid" has released Friday withou too much of publicity, says splurging money ... Read more...

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Kalam supports FDI in retail


August 27th, 2012 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 26 (IANS) Pitching for foreign direct investment (FDI) in retail, former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Sunday said the country should build capacity for aggressively marketing its products at ... Read more...

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Mamata government to give civic reception to president


August 23rd, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 23 (IANS) In a bid to bury the bitter happenings round the presidential polls, the West Bengal government has decided to hounour President Pranab Mukherjee with ... Read more...

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Have some fun on the bookshelf this weekend (IANS Books)


August 11th, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) The book shelf this week is delightfully light, with easy-to-grasp titles. Browse with IANS...Book: "The Puffin Book of 100 Great Indians"; Compiled and published ... Read more...

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Kalam’s ‘Turning Points’ still reigns on top (IANS Books)


August 4th, 2012 - 9:11 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam's "Turning Points" continued to reign in the top spot in the non-fiction category this week, as did E.L. James' "Fifty ... Read more...

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Kalam’s ‘Turning Points’ retains top spot (IANS Books)


July 28th, 2012 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam's "Turning Points" retained the top spot in the non-fiction category this week, while E.L. James' "Fifty Shades of Grey" continued ... Read more...

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Kargil martyr’s parents look to SC, president for hope


July 26th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Palampur (Himachal Pradesh), July 26 (IANS) It has been 13 years since their son was killed in the Kargil conflict and they were handed his mutilated body. On Thursday, ... Read more...

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After Pranab, Mamata grabs eyeballs at central hall (Sidelights)


July 25th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) It was Pranab Mukherjee's day of course, but if there was any other person to grab attention at the swearing in ceremony in parliament's ... Read more...

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Pranab’s election unfortunate: Kejriwal


July 24th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Terming the election of Pranab Mukherjee to the post of president as "unfortunate", Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal alleged that his supporters have deceived ... Read more...

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Patil’s presidency smooth but lacklustre


July 24th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Lacklustre, unmotivating and homespun. As Pratibha Patil prepared to walk into history as India's first woman president, analysts struggled to encapsulate her five-year tenure ... Read more...

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Patil disappointed us, says Vidarbha farm widow


July 23rd, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, July 23 (IANS) Outgoing President Pratibha Patil did nothing to help thousands of starving farm widows of Vidarbha, an activist Monday alleged."Veteran Congress leader Pratibha Patil is from ... Read more...

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Kalam congratulates Mukherjee


July 23rd, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Monday congratulated Pranab Mukherjee on being elected the country's 13th president and wished him luck "to steer the nation ... Read more...

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Vice President, PM condole Lakshmi Sehgal’s death


July 23rd, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Vice President Hamid Ansari and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday condoled the death of veteran freedom fighter Lakshmi Sehgal, calling her "an icon of ... Read more...

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Veteran freedom fighter Lakshmi Sehgal dead (Lead)


July 23rd, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kanpur, July 23 (IANS) Lakshmi Sehgal, a close associate of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose and the first head of the women's wing of the Azad Hind Fauj, died around ... Read more...

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Mamata telephones Pranab to congratulate him, to attend swearing-in


July 22nd, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 22 (IANS) Trinamool Congress supremo and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Sunday telephoned Pranab Mukherjee, who is slated to become India's 13th president, to congratulate him ... Read more...

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Presidents of India


July 22nd, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) All the presidents of India:Rajendra Prasad (Jan 26, 1950-May 13, 1962): India's first president and the only one to have served two terms.S. Radhakrishnan ... Read more...

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Lakshmi Sehgal’s health deteriorates


July 21st, 2012 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Kanpur, July 21 (IANS) The health of Lakshmi Sehgal, a close associate of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, deteriorated Saturday, doctors here said."We have put her on ventilator support to boost ... Read more...

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Kalam’s ‘Turning Points’ retains top spot on bestsellers list (IANS Books)


July 21st, 2012 - 10:23 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) Former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam's "Turning Points" retains top spot in the non-fiction category this week, while E.L. James' "Fifty Shades of Grey" continues to ... Read more...

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Lakshmi Sehgal critical after brain stroke


July 20th, 2012 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kanpur, July 20 (IANS) Lakshmi Sehgal, an associate of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, remained in critical condition here Friday after suffering a heart attack and brain stroke, doctors said.Doctors at ... Read more...

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Presidential poll: Trinamool, CPI-M both losers (West Bengal Newsletter)


July 20th, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 20 (IANS) Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee's dramatic U-turn to support UPA presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee - albeit to ensure a smooth run for her cash-strapped West ... Read more...

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Trinamool to vote for Pranab Mukherjee (Second Lead)


July 17th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 17 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress will vote for UPA nominee Pranab Mukherjee in Thursday's presidential election, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announced Tuesday.Terming the decision to ... Read more...

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Trinamool should support Pranab to save face: Congress


July 16th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 16 (IANS) Exuding confidence at UPA presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee getting elected, the Congress's West Bengal unit Monday said the Trinamool Congress should change its stance and ... Read more...

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Scanty rains to affect food production: Pawar


July 16th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The government Monday said it would be a challenge to match the record crop production levels of the past two years in the wake of ... Read more...

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Pranab writes to Mamata for support


July 15th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 15 (IANS) Reminding West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee of the common goal of serving India, UPA presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee has written a letter ... Read more...

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Need to evolve world opinion against n-weapons: Kalam


July 14th, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 14 (IANS) Former Indian president and world renowned scientist A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Saturday said world opinion was needed to be created against nuclear weapons of mass destruction."Nuclear energy ... Read more...

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Would desperate Mamata be able to save face in another battle? (West Bengal newsletter)


July 14th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 14 (IANS) After Dada episode, Didi is heading into yet another tussle between the Trinamool Congress and its estranged ally the Congress.Confrontation over the presidential election is ... Read more...

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Kalam’s ‘Turning Points’ tops the booklist (IANS Books)


July 14th, 2012 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam's "Turning Points" takes up from where "Wings of Fire" had left off. The book has gained the top spot in ... Read more...

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Trinamool to skip July 18 UPA dinner


July 13th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 13 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress - the second-largest constituent of the UPA - has decided to skip the July 18 dinner being hosted by Congress president and ... Read more...

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Kalam to give lesson on fundamental duties


July 11th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 11 (IANS) Former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam will teach a lesson on fundamental duties at a public colloquium to be held in Shimla Saturday, an official statement said ... Read more...

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Kalam’s e-paper ‘billion beats’ now on Facebook


July 11th, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 11 (IANS) Former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam's e-paper 'billion beats' has now started beating on the social media site Facebook."We are happy to start the Facebook page ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Presidential poll divides left, right, centre


July 10th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The July 19 poll to elect India's 13th president has divided not only the ruling UPA but opposition blocks like the NDA and the ... Read more...

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Decide on Trinamool alliance after presidential polls: Bengal Congress


July 9th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 9 (IANS) Indicating their desire to end the alliance with the Trinamool Congress, Congress leaders in West Bengal Monday requested the party high command to take a ... Read more...

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Am ready to talk to Mamata if she is ready: Pranab


July 9th, 2012 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 9 (IANS) United Progressive Alliance (UPA) presidential nominee Pranab Mukherjee Monday said he was willing to meet Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee provided she too was ... Read more...

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Pranab arrives in Kolkata, to meet supporters Monday


July 8th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 8 (IANS) UPA presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee was given a rousing welcome by Congress leaders as he arrived here to seek the support of parties from West ... Read more...

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