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Goa temporarily suspends all mining operations


September 10th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 10 (IANS) In a major development, the Goa government Monday temporarily suspended operations of all the working mines in the state, pending verification of documents relating to mining ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Ties with major powers to help India tackle China: Saran (Lead)


August 30th, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) India's burgeoning ties with major powers like the US and Russia hold the key to how effectively New Delhi manages the "China challenge" in the ... Read more...

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‘Strong ties with US, Russia key to handle China’


August 29th, 2012 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Robust ties with powers such as the US and Russia are key to how India handles its relations with China in the coming years, former ... Read more...

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Kashmiri students meet president


August 25th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Students from Jammu and Kashmir met President Pranab Mukherjee Saturday as part of the Indian Army's initiative towards national integration, officials said.The students belonged ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Congress demands ban on ‘Kya Super Kool Hain Hum’ in Goa


August 16th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 16 (IANS) The Congress in Goa Thursday demanded a ban on the Ekta Kapoor produced film "Kya Super Kool Hain Hum," saying the film offended the sensibilities ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Delhi Metro gives joyride to cancer-afflicted kids


July 13th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) A group of 100 children suffering from cancer and their family members visited the Metro Museum at the Patel Chowk Metro station Friday and had ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Over 30,000 expected to join Delhi half-marathon


July 6th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) With over 30,000 sports, health and fitness enthusiasts expected to participate in this year's edition of 'Airtel Delhi Half Marathon', registrations for the popular event ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Tea Board plans councils in north, south India for inspecting export consignments


July 2nd, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 2 (IANS) The Tea Board of India Monday said it was planning to form one council each in north and south India under its aegis for inspecting export ... Read more...

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126 couples in Bengal tie knot at mass wedding


July 1st, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 1 (IANS) A total of 126 couples hailing from underprivileged backgrounds, tied the knot in a mass wedding ceremony here Sunday.Under the aegis of the city-based Vishwa Jagriti ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Russia, France to jointly build armoured vehicle


June 30th, 2012 - 10:25 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia and France will jointly build a new armoured infantry vehicle, Russian arms export monopoly Rosoboronexport said.Igor Sevastyanov, the company's deputy chief, said he was ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Moscow ready to host conference on Syria


June 13th, 2012 - 10:07 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Moscow is ready to host an international conference on Syria to discuss peaceful settlement of the Syrian crisis, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said.In order ... Read more...

Posted in World |

In summer of peace, Pakistani designer wear wows Kashmir (With Images)


June 12th, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 12 (IANS) As the defence secretaries of India and Pakistan talked Siachen in Islamabad Tuesday, across the border, in this Jammu and Kashmir summer capital, renowned Pakistani designers ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Russia to discuss Syria with Iran


June 12th, 2012 - 3:10 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov will visit Iran June 13 to discuss his country's proposal for convening an international conference on Syria, the foreign ministry ... Read more...

Posted in World |

NDA gets an Army Public School


April 12th, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, April 12 (IANS) India's premier military training establishment, the National Defence Academy (NDA) here, Thursday announced that it has upgraded its NDA English School into an Army Public School, ... Read more...

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HC verdict reinforces our stand on WSH: FIH


February 15th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) The International Hockey Federation (FIH) Wednesday yet again warned the active players that they would be playing in the unsanctioned rebel World Series Hockey (WSH) ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Asia’s biggest Christian convention gets underway in Kerala


February 12th, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Maramon (Kerala), Feb 12 (IANS) The Maramon Convention, Asia's biggest Christian convention, got underway here Sunday afternoon on the banks of the Pampa river. The week-long event will see around ... Read more...

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Nagpur man aims to unite lonely elders (With images)


February 6th, 2012 - 10:44 am ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Feb 6 (IANS) Advocating the need for companionship in the autumn of life, a Nagpur octogenarian has taken up the task of mooting live-in relationships for senior citizens who ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Karnataka sets up special tiger protection force


January 3rd, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 3 (IANS) Karnataka has become the first Indian state to set up a special commando unit for protecting tigers in its dense forests from poachers and hunters, a ... Read more...

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Diplomats, top IT professionals at Kerala meet


November 16th, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 16 (IANS) Diplomats and top notch IT professionals will participate in the India IT Summit here Dec 16, its organiser said.Organised by the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) ... Read more...

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Eastern Railway locomotive staff protest staff shortage


November 15th, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 15 (IANS) The locomotive running staff comprising guards and drivers of the Eastern Railway here Tuesday went on a hunger strike protesting against staff shortage."The number of trains ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Sonu, Sunidhi to sing at Qutub Festival


October 29th, 2011 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) Popular Bollywood singers Sunidhi Chauhan, Sonu Niigaam, Shreya Ghoshal, Sukhwinder and KK will sing at the Qutub Festival 2011 to be held here Nov 4-8.The ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

UAE to host Gulf financial and economic integration forum


October 21st, 2011 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Oct 20 (IANS/WAM) The UAE will host Gulf Financial and Economic Integration Forum Sunday to highlight the various opportunities and challenges for creating a strong Gulf Common Market ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Spadework begins on Smart City Kochi


October 8th, 2011 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Oct 8 (IANS) Spadework has eventually begun on the somewhat delayed Smart City Kochi -- a 250-acre campus that seeks to eventually offer an enticing environment for offices and ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Madhya Pradesh top official in dock over dinner


September 13th, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Sep 13 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh Lokayukta has registered a case against state Chief Secretary Avni Vaishya for organising a dinner for about 250 Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officers ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Aruna Roy to present views before Lokpal panel Wednesday


September 6th, 2011 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Social activist Aruna Roy, also a member of the Sonia Gandhi-led National Advisory Council, will present her views before the Parlimentary Standing Committee examining ... Read more...

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Goa trade body builds war chest to take on scam


August 30th, 2011 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 30 (IANS) Unhappy with the Goa government's reluctance to probe the industrial plot scam engineered by Goa Industrial Development Corporation (GIDC) officials, an industries trade body is readying ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Nivia football to be used in Messi match, 42,000 tickets sold


August 28th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 28 (IANS) While declaring the sale of 42,000 tickets for the Messi match, the organisers Sunday announced that India's popular Nivia ball will be used for the Argentina-Venezuela ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Indian killed in Libya, evacuation operation on


August 26th, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) With fighting intensifying in Libya, the government Friday said it was trying to get back the body of an Indian national killed in the besieged ... Read more...

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Mumbai fishing village makes jewellery, touches the world


August 26th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 26 (IANS) Nestled in the heart of India's buzzing financial capital but still cast adrift, the fishing village of Worli has found a way to keep pace with ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Film on descendants of martyrs of freedom struggle


August 24th, 2011 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 23 (IANS) Telling the story of the plight of descendents of the forgotten martyrs of India's independence struggle, a Delhi-based journalist is coming up with a two-hour historical ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

US sticks to stand on disclosure of foreign accounts


August 21st, 2011 - 9:27 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 21 (IANS) Sticking to its stand of not extending the Aug 31 deadline for disclosure of foreign accounts, US tax authorities said those who believe they have not ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Nepal echoes Anna Hazare’s protest


August 19th, 2011 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 19 (IANS) Inspired by veteran Indian activist Anna Hazare's protest against corruption in the Indian capital, women activists in Nepal and human rights workers championing women's rights have ... Read more...

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Top 20 Indian outsourcing firms grew 13 percent in 2010-11: Report


August 19th, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Top 20 outsourcing companies in India grew by 13 percent in 2010-11 and posted revenues worth Rs.32,246 crore, said a report by Dataquest magazine Friday."The ... Read more...

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Kochi-based web TV Indiavibes wins prestigious award


July 25th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, July 25 (IANS) Kochi-based Indiavibes, which claims to be the country's first web TV, has been awarded the Bloomberg UTV-Aegis Graham Bell award 2011 for innovation in mobile content ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Produce genetically modified crops after proper assessment’


July 20th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 20 (IANS) India should produce genetically modified crops and grains after proper impact assessment studies, said an advisor to the National Resource Management Division of the Planning Commission ... Read more...

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