Drought-hit Karnataka seeks farm insurance date extended

July 20th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 20 (IANS) Drought-hit Karnataka Friday sought an extension of the national agricultural insurance scheme for farmers who availed loans as well as those did not."As the state is ... Read more...

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UK has the second highest standard of living

December 14th, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Dec 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Luxembourg has the highest standard of living in the euro-zone. In a report issued by Europe’s statistical organization Eurostat, the United Kingdom is ranked second with living ... Read more...

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H-1B workers with pending extension pleas can stay: US court

April 15th, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 15 (IANS) A US court has ruled that workers in the US on H-1B visas, which are coveted by Indian IT professionals, may not be arrested for "overstaying" ... Read more...

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Delhi airport ranked 4th in 15-25 mn annual passengers category

February 19th, 2010 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) here has been ranked the fourth best in the world in the 15-25 million passengers per annum category by the Airport ... Read more...

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John McCarthy appointed chair of Australia-India Council

December 22nd, 2009 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) John McCarthy, Australia's former high commissioner to India, has been appointed as the new chair of the Australia-India Council (AIC). McCarthy, who has been a diplomat for ... Read more...

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Australian authors to participate in Bookaroo Festival

November 25th, 2009 - 7:18 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 25 (ANI): Popular Australian authors for children and young adults, Michael Panckridge and Alison Lester will be touring New Delhi, Kolkata and Bangalore from November 28 to December 6.The ... Read more...

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Nine prominent Indians receive inaugural Australia-India Council Special Awards

November 20th, 2007 - 1:23 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Nov.20 (ANI): Nine prominent Indians were awarded the Australia-India Council Special Awards on Monday evening, an honour recognising their exceptional contribution toward strengthening Australia-India relations. The awards were presented to ... Read more...

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