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Nepal gets new army chief


September 9th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Sep 9 (IANS) Acting Nepal Army chief Lt. Gen. Gaurav Shumsher Rana Sunday formally took over as chief following compulsory retirement of outgoing army chief Chhatra Man Singh Gurung.Rana ... Read more...

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Piramal initiates course in clinical research at Harvard


August 15th, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 15 (IANS) Swati Piramal, director of Piramal Healthcare Ltd., has initiated a course in clinical research at the Harvard School of Public Health, a company statement said.Piramal was ... Read more...

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Tata Motor appoints Karl Slym as managing director


August 14th, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 14 (IANS) Tata Motor Tuesday announced that Karl Slym has been appointed the managing director of the company, India's biggest truck and bus maker.Slym is expected to take ... Read more...

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India-educated Vietnamese may get ASEAN’s top job


August 11th, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Aug 11 (IANS) Vietnam's Deputy Foreign Minister Le Luong Minh, an alumnus of India's Jawaharlal Nehru University, may become the ASEAN's next secretary-general, according to reports here.Vietnamese foreign ministry ... Read more...

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New NDA commandant takes over


August 8th, 2012 - 1:29 am ICT by IANS
Pune, Aug 7 (IANS) Lt. Gen. Ashok Singh took over as the new commandant of the tri-service National Defence Academy (NDA) Tuesday, an official said."Lt.Gen. Singh is an alumnus of ... Read more...

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Politics, unionism in education cannot be separated: Amartya Sen


July 18th, 2012 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 17 (IANS) Observing that politics cannot be separated from unions formed by teachers or students, Nobel laureate Amartya Sen Tuesday emphasised on the need for using the synergy ... Read more...

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Sekhar Basu new BARC chief


June 18th, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) A nuclear submarine propulsion and nuclear reprocessing and waste management expert, Sekhar Basu will be the new director of the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre here, an ... Read more...

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Gurdeep Singh new CEO of RComm’s wireless business


May 30th, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) Reliance Communications has appointed Gurdeep Singh as president and chief executive officer (CEO) of its wireless business that provides mobile telephony services."Gurdeep with his extensive ... Read more...

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Chandigarh’s ‘Stu-C’ remains hot-spot even after decades (Feature)(With Images)


May 27th, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 27 (IANS) It may not be a pilgrimage spot but not one student on the Panjab University (PU) campus here would say that he or she has not ... Read more...

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Britain shows interest in tying up with Kerala B-school


May 24th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 24 (IANS) Britain is keen to forge ties with the city-based Asian School of Business (ASB) for conducting collaborative studies in areas like climate change, agriculture and energy, ... Read more...

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Singing is my first love: Raghubir Yadav


April 22nd, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) He has acted in more than 50 films and has done more than 2,500 theatre shows, but veteran actor Raghubir Yadav says singing is his ... Read more...

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NDA Commandant conferred Ati Vishisht Seva Medal (With image)


April 19th, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, April 19 (IANS) The Commandant of the National Defence Academy (NDA) at Khadakwasla has been conferred the Ati Vishisht Seva Medal (AVSM) in recognition of his distinguished service, ... Read more...

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Maoist Kobad Ghandy to stand trial for cheating (Second Lead)


March 28th, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) A Delhi court Wednesday paved the way for trial of Maoist leader Kobad Ghandy for cheating and impersonation. He was arrested here Sep 20, 2009 ... Read more...

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Maoist Kobad Ghandy to stand trial for cheating (Lead)


March 28th, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) A Delhi court Wednesday paved the way for trial of Maoist leader Kobad Ghandy for cheating and impersonation. He was arrested here Sep 20, ... Read more...

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Fresh chargesheet filed against Maoist Kobad Ghandy


March 23rd, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Police Friday filed fresh sets of charges in a Delhi court against top Maoist leader Kobad Ghandy, allegedly involved in setting up a new ... Read more...

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IIT-Kanpur alumni heading city’s administration, police


March 23rd, 2012 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kanpur, March 23 (IANS) Call it a coincidence or routine bureaucratic reshuffle, the industrial city of Kanpur in Uttar Pradesh now has two former IIT-Kanpur students heading the administration and ... Read more...

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Jamia alumni bags National Film Awards


March 9th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) Iram Ghufran, an alumni of the Jamia Millia Islamia university, has won the National Award for best direction and best editing in the non-feature section ... Read more...

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‘Innovation and new technologies will drive markets’


March 6th, 2012 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) From the significance of liberal arts in education to the challenge of reconciling unemployment and efficiency ; from comparisons between India and China to the issue ... Read more...

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Pankaj Pachauri joins PM’s media team (Lead)


January 18th, 2012 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi,Jan 18 (IANS) Well-known television journalist Pankaj Pachauri has joined as a key member of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's media team, official sources said.Pachauri, 48, joined his duties ... Read more...

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After 18 years, engineers keep 11.11.11 date


November 11th, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 11 (IANS) Not an astrological reason but only a casual pledge made 18 years ago by a batch of mechanical engineering students of the Punjab Engineering College (PEC) ... Read more...

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Kamalesh Sharma reappointed Commonwealth secretary general (Lead)


October 30th, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Oct 30 (IANS) Kamalesh Sharma, a former Indian diplomat, has been reappointed for another four-year term as secretary general of the Commonwealth.Sharma's name was proposed by India at the ... Read more...

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Hats off to Big B, says SRK (Movie Snippets)


October 8th, 2011 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 8 (IANS) Superstar Shah Rukh Khan was left amazed at Amitabh Bachchan's energy levels when he went for a special shoot on the 68-year-old megastar's quiz ... Read more...

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Infants a model for robots?


September 4th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 4 (IANS) The way infants spend their initial months trying to figure their way around could serve as a model for training robots, an Indian American researcher says. ... Read more...

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Shobhit murder case: Reward money doubled


September 2nd, 2011 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) The reward money for providing leads in the four-month old murder case of Shobhit Modi has been doubled to Rs.1 lakh, the Delhi Police said ... Read more...

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The men and the woman behind Team Anna


August 28th, 2011 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Anna Hazare has become a powerful brand for people-driven change. But a brand is not built in isolation. It took, amongst others, the father-son due of a former law minister ... Read more...

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Innovators from across India awarded


August 12th, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Vijay Bhaskar Reddy left his high flying job in a leading multinational company in Bangalore to help farmers troubled by erratic power and water supply. ... Read more...

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India-Pakistan ties: More than good looks needed (Comment)


July 30th, 2011 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Every new initiative to improve India-Pakistan relations generates a faint stirring of hope. If anything, it underlines the deep desire for peace between the people of the two countries. If the ... Read more...

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Caste consciousness reigns supreme in India: Gandhy (Lead)


July 16th, 2011 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Jailed Maoist ideologue Kobad Gandhy, highlighting the problems of Dalits and the poor in an essay reminiscing his wife Anuradha Shanbag and her work, says ... Read more...

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Maoist ideologue Kobad Gandhy speaks from Tihar


July 16th, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) A petite Mumbaikar, Anuradha Shanbag, captured the fancy of a tall, lanky, bespectacled young man, who had returned to Mumbai from London after a stay ... Read more...

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Print making now part of Indian artscape (With Images)


June 21st, 2011 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Buying art is no longer the same. Spiralling inflation and shooting prices are forcing Indian buyers and collectors to settle for the humble print that ... Read more...

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Three Tihar inmates eye civil services


June 16th, 2011 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Although they are not sure about their release, three prisoners at the Tihar Jail here, including a murder convict, are burning the midnight oil preparing ... Read more...

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Suryanarayana appointed navy medical chief


June 12th, 2011 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Surgeon Vice Admiral K.M. Suryanarayana, an endocrinology specialist, has taken over as the director general medical services of the Indian Navy.Suryanarayana, an alumnus of the ... Read more...

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‘Bbuddah…’ role reminds Big B of college days


June 10th, 2011 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) Riding a Harley Davidson, wearing retro-styled printed shirts and playing a carefree person in "Bbuddah - Hoga Terra Baap" reminds Amitabh Bachchan of his ... Read more...

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Businesses need to cater real customer needs: Expert


June 4th, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Entrepreneurs need to evolve business plans to meet the changing environment and cater to the needs of real customers, founder of investor group Indian Angel ... Read more...

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Lt Gen Kakria is armed forces medical services chief


June 1st, 2011 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Lieutenant General H.L. Kakria, the senior-most medical officer in the army and a renowned surgeon, has taken over as the director general of the armed ... Read more...

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