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CII’s ‘Young Indians’ to launch chapter in Bhopal


September 9th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) Young Indians (Yi), a part of industry body Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) will launch its 25th chapter at Bhopal Sep 11 on the completion ... Read more...

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Achievers with cerebral palsy felicitated in Mumbai


September 4th, 2012 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 4 (IANS) On the first World Cerebral Palsy Day, 16 individuals were Tuesday presented excellence awards for their contributions in various fields in a function organised by an ... Read more...

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Global business meet for Indian diaspora


August 28th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 28 (IANS) A global business meet to provide a platform to the Indian diaspora will be held in New York next month by New Global Indian Foundation ... Read more...

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Shinde apologises for ‘filmy’ remark against Bachchan (Second Lead)


August 9th, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde Thursday was forced to apologise to Samajwadi Party MP Jaya Bachchan for a disparaging remark that caused an uproar in ... Read more...

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Shinde forced to apologise to Jaya Bachchan in Rajya Sabha (Lead)


August 9th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde Thursday had to retract his remarks and apologise to Samajwadi Party MP Jaya Bachchan for a remark on her Bollywood ... Read more...

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Jaya Bachchan, Shinde trade words in Rajya Sabha


August 9th, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde Thursday found himself on the backfoot during a discussion in the Rajya Sabha on the violence in Assam when he told ... 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...

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Sonu Sood feels ‘Maximum’ will become ‘respectable’ movie


June 29th, 2012 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 29 (IANS) Sonu Sood starrer "Maximum" has got mixed reviews, but the actor is confident that the film will carve a "respectable place" for itself irrespective of its ... Read more...

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FICCI Frames true meeting ground of minds: Karan Johar


March 12th, 2012 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 12 (IANS) Filmmaker Karan Johar is looking forward to the forthcoming FICCI Frames event where interesting sessions on topics like cinema and technology will be discussed at ... Read more...

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Indian cinema’s centenary celebrations to begin at Apsara awards


January 18th, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) The celebrations of 100 years of Indian cinema will be flagged off at the seventh edition of Chevrolet Apsara Awards at Mumbai's Yash Raj Studios ... Read more...

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What Guinness? My job is to run: 100-year-old Fauja Singh (Interview) (With images)


January 4th, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 4 (IANS) His marathons at the ripe old age of 100 may not have been recognised by Guinness World Records on technical grounds, but Punjab-born British citizen ... Read more...

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Big B gets Maharashtrian of the Year award


December 22nd, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 22 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has been conferred the Maharashtrian of the Year award by Marathi newspaper Lokmat."And today another Award for me - the Maharashtrian of ... Read more...

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Meet moots equal opportunities for Pakistani women


October 11th, 2011 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 11 (IANS) Women in Pakistan need to be provided equal job opportunities as well as gender equality at the workplace, speakers at a national conference here said.The national ... Read more...

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Farah wins best jewellery designer award


August 7th, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 7 (IANS) Jewellery designer Farah Khan Ali is on cloud nine after receiving "Best Jewellery Designer of the Year Award" at the Retail Jeweller India Awards."Yay yay ... Read more...

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Tata Steel rolls out new corporate campaign


July 21st, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) Tata Steel Thursday launched a corporate campaign portraying itself as a state-of-art global steel major which is also dedicated towards social, economic and environmental sustainability."As ... Read more...

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Core Gestra bags pharma excellence award


May 26th, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Delhi-based pharmaceutical firm Core Gestra Pvt Ltd has bagged the Arch of Excellence in Pharma award 2011, the company said in a statement here Thursday.The ... Read more...

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Are you among ’sleepless elite’ members or the sleep deprived?


April 11th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 11 (ANI): Scientists have identified a small group of people called the 'sleepless elite,' for whom a lie-in is a waste of time.Rather than being tired, bad-tempered under-achievers, they ... Read more...

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Kalam all praise for Gujarat’s agriculture growth


February 11th, 2011 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Basti (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 11 (IANS) Former President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam was here Friday all praise for the high economic growth that Gujarat has achieved in the past six years."Gujarat registered a ... Read more...

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K. Balachander Honoured With Akkineni Nageswara Rao Award 2010


January 13th, 2011 - 1:48 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Veteran Tamil filmmaker K. Balachander has been honoured with the Akkineni Nageswara Rao Award 2010 at a recent event held in Hyderabad. The award was jointly presented to him by ... Read more...

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Manoj K Jayan Awarded For ‘Pazhassi Raja’


January 6th, 2011 - 2:18 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
South Indian actor Manoj K Jayan has won one of the most prestigious awards given to achievers in the South Indian film industry. According to reports in the media, Manoj ... Read more...

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‘India’s Got Talent 2′ contestant to receive Super Idol award


November 12th, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) Vinod Thakur was born without legs, but he charmed one and all with his awe-inspiring dance on reality show "India's Got Talent 2". And now he will ... Read more...

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Sporty ‘Super Six’ Grace KBC 4 To Celebrate Diwali


November 3rd, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 3, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The sporting fraternity of India has everything going for them this time, courtesy their spectacular performance at the Common Wealth Games this year.  After being allotted ... Read more...

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Man City players want coach Mancini out


November 1st, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.1 (ANI): Manchester City players want coach-cum-manager Roberto Mancini booted out.Many of City's multi-millionaire under- achievers believe they will never challenge for the Premier League title with the Italian in charge.According ... Read more...

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“I Have Matured With Time And Become More Responsible As An Actress”: Bipasha Basu


July 24th, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 24, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Bipasha Basu tells Jyothi Venkatesh that she is happy that her performance in Lamhaa has not gone unnoticed.What message did Rahul drive home through Lamhaa?The message ... Read more...

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Indian doctor makes to the top in Canada (With Image)


July 18th, 2010 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, July 18 (IANS) With most Indian doctors here driving taxis because of non-recognition of their degrees, few have established themselves in their medical profession in Canada. But Amritsar-born physician ... Read more...

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‘Spain no longer a team of unlucky losers’


July 12th, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, July 12 (DPA) The Spanish national football team finally came of age on Sunday by beating the Netherlands 1-0 in a bad-tempered World Cup final in Johannesburg. The global media were unanimous ... Read more...

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Dravid ready to face the challenge in Sri Lanka (Lead)


June 29th, 2010 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) Former Indian skipper Rahul Dravid, who will return to Test cricket after an injury break, says he is well prepared for a gruelling international schedule. Dravid will comeback ... Read more...

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Gujarati diaspora to put up its biggest show in Canada


May 8th, 2010 - 9:04 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, May 8 (IANS) Bollywood actor Paresh Rawal will be honoured at the two-day Gujarati Swarnim Jayanti celebrations beginning Saturday in what is being billed the biggest show of ... Read more...

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Nandish Sandhu bags Newsmakers Achievers’ Award


May 4th, 2010 - 8:13 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 4, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Many regard him as the best actor on television today, but Nandish Sandhu's efforts went unrecognized at the popular TV awards. Sandhu, a.k.a Veer of Uttaran, finally ... Read more...

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Malaysian Indian school students honoured


April 19th, 2010 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, April 19 (IANS) As many as 137 Malaysian Indian achievers in high school examinations received awards, certificates and gifts from an Indian NGO. The students who received the best student awards ... Read more...

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For teachers and parents, here’s a new motivation manual


March 21st, 2010 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) Life is not a race but if one treats it like one, then a false start doesn't mean that the race is lost, says V. Raghunathan, the ... Read more...

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Mallya, Warne unveil Kumble’s memoir of ‘off-the-field’cricket photography


March 18th, 2010 - 7:44 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Mar.18 (ANI-Business Wire India): As Sachin Tendulkar relates in his Foreword, Kumble, the man with the camera, would tell his teammates, "As long as I am in the team, you ... Read more...

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Naga taekwondo trainer training youths to attain a positive life


February 13th, 2010 - 7:16 pm ICT by ANI
By Peter ChacheiKohima, Feb 13 (ANI): The martial art Taekwondo meaning "Way of the foot and fist" has a history of 2000 years.In Nagaland a taekwondo trainer, is using his martial ... Read more...

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Straight-A students at increased mental illness risk


February 3rd, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 3 (ANI): The cleverest children in school are four times more likely to develop mental illness as adults, reveals a new study.The research team from King's College London found that ... Read more...

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Aamir Khan seeks disabled-friendly infrastructure


January 20th, 2010 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 20 (IANS) Bollywood star Aamir Khan, whose recent release "3 Idiots" takes a critical look at India's education system, feels that the infrastructure in the country should be remodelled ... Read more...

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