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Manish Arora goes truly Indian for Paris show


September 20th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Manish Arora is ready to showcase his creations to global fashionistas at the Paris Fashion Week Sep 27, and says he has for the first ... Read more...

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Private firm directors in CBI net over coal blocks


September 18th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) sent summons to Manoj Jayaswal Tuesday in connection with coal block allocations and questioned his brother Arvind Jayaswal for ... Read more...

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Maharashtra minister denies role in coal block cases


September 5th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Nashik (Maharashtra), Sep 5 (IANS) Maharashtra minister Rajendra Darda Wednesday said he had nothing to do with the company booked by the CBI over irregularities in coal block allocations.The minister's ... Read more...

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CBI books five companies allocated coal blocks (Second Lead)


September 4th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Tuesday filed cheating cases against five private companies allocated coal blocks and also conducted raids at 30 locations in ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Four new hydropower projects for Uttar Pradesh


August 23rd, 2012 - 11:05 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 23 (IANS) Four hydropower projects with a combined capacity of 3,400 KW will be set up in Uttar Pradesh in three years, the state government has said.An empowered ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Egypt to extradite Gaddafi supporters


March 16th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, March 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egypt is planning to hand over to Libya loyalists of slain leader Muammar Gaddafi who fled to Egypt after rebels toppled his regime.Libya's National Transitional ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Significant devastation in Syria’s Homs: UN official


March 9th, 2012 - 4:43 am ICT by IANS
Damascus, March 9 (IANS) Visiting UN under-secretary general for humanitarian affairs, Valerie Amos, has said the devastation in Syria's Homs city was "significant" and that she was "struck" by what ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Syria finds bodies of three slain foreign journalists


March 2nd, 2012 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Damascus, March 2 (IANS) Syrian authorities have found the bodies of the three slain foreign journalists, who were killed a week earlier in restive Baba Amr neighbourhood in Homs province, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Two journalists killed in Syria


February 22nd, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 22 (IANS) Marie Colvin, a reporter with the British daily Sunday Times, and a French photographer Remi Ochlik have been killed in Syria's besieged city of Homs, the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Syria, Egypt in tit-for-tat envoy withdrawal


February 20th, 2012 - 7:37 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Syria recalled its ambassador to Egypt Sunday over Cairo's withdrawal of its envoy in Damascus, the Al Jazeera TV channel reported.Egypt's Foreign Minister Mohammed Amr ... Read more...

Posted in World |

American Airlines may cut 13,000 jobs


February 2nd, 2012 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Houston, Feb 2 (IANS) US carrier American Airlines said Wednesday that it wants to eliminate 13,000 jobs as it seeks to cut labour costs by 20 percent.The announcement was made ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Punj Lloyd Squash: Shorbagy stuns Darwish to enter semis, Ashour crashes out (Lead)


December 17th, 2011 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) Mohamed El Shorbagy overcame a mental block to beat fellow Egyptian and idol Karim Darwish 11-9, 8-11, 11-5, 11-3 in the quarterfinals of the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Punj Lloyd Squash: Shorbagy stuns his idol Darwish to enter semis


December 16th, 2011 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) Mohamed El Shorbagy overcame a mental block to beat fellow Egyptian and idol Karim Darwish in the quarterfinals of the Punj Lloyd PSA Squash Masters ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

England-Egypt to battle it out in Punj Lloyd squash


December 11th, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) The third edition of the Punj Lloyd PSA Squash Masters beginning here Monday is set to host six top-10 players despite the last minute pullout ... Read more...

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Watch out for sexually transmitted ’superbug’: Expert


November 1st, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) While the controversy over a 'superbug' in Delhi hospitals has not died down yet, an expert here Tuesday popped a warning against a sexually transmitted ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Famous New York Film Academy comes to India


September 9th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) Want to learn the art of filmmaking at the New York Film Academy? You don't have to go for that to New York as ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Azad mourns slow work on drug-resistant microbes


September 6th, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Sep 6 (IANS) Even as 11 nations of the Southeast Asian Region have committed to strengthen policies on microbial agents resistant to drugs, union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad ... Read more...

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World team squash: India lose to Italy in playoffs


August 27th, 2011 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Paderborn (Germany), Aug 27 (IANS) While the top two seeds England and Egypt moved into the final, India went down to Italy in the playoffs for 5-8 positions at the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

American Airlines orders 460 new planes from Boeing and Airbus


July 20th, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by BNO News
FORT WORTH, TEXAS (BNO NEWS) -- AMR Corporation, the parent company of American Airlines and American Eagle, on Wednesday announced a huge order with Airbus and Boeing to acquire 460 new aircraft ... Read more...

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Tandon, Mangaonkar in last eight of world junior squash


July 15th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Herentals (Belgium), July 15 (IANS) India's top junior Ramit Tandon, seeded 5-8, and Mahesh Mangaonkar entered the quarter-finals of the WSF Men's World Junior squash championship.Tandon, an 18-year-old from ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Promoters skip IPO route in unfavourable market


July 1st, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 1 (IANS) Promoters of 15 companies let their proposals for raising funds through initial public offerings (IPOs) expire in the first six months of 2011 amid fears that ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Women protesters made to undergo ‘virginity checks’: Egyptian general


May 31st, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 31 (IANS) A senior military general of Egypt has admitted that "virginity checks" were carried out on women arrested during a demonstration. It is the first such admission ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Arab League elects Egyptian foreign minister as new head


May 16th, 2011 - 10:14 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, May 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Arab League has elected Egyptian Foreign Minister Nabil Elaraby as its new secretary general, Egypt's Nile News TV channel said Sunday.Elaraby, 76, replaces Amr ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Egypt: Amr Moussa vows to fight unemployment, poverty


April 29th, 2011 - 8:55 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, April 29 (IANS) Egypt's presidential candidate Amr Moussa has vowed to fight unemployment and poverty during his presidential campaign in southern Egypt, Xinhua reports.Moussa, who is to end his ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Ghosal makes last 4 at Kolkata squash meet


April 2nd, 2011 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 1 (IANS) National champion and India No.1 Saurav Ghosal entered the semifinals of the Kolkata International squash tournament when his opponent, Egypt's Amr Khale Khalifa retired due to ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

American Airlines to suspend two daily flights to Japan


March 31st, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar.31 (ANI): American Airlines has said it will suspend two of its six daily flights to Japan from April 7 to 25, due to a drop in the number of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Has Katie Price dumped Leandro Penna?


March 22nd, 2011 - 9:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Mar 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Amr Khan released a flurry of tweets on Monday announcing that Katie Price has dumped her Argentine lover, Leandro Penna for Saj Mohamed.Saj’s first tweet was ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Libya action by International Coalition criticized


March 21st, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tripoli, Mar 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The international coalition led by the United States has been criticized for the bombardments of Libya. The coalition consisting of France, Britain and the United States started ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

UN chief urges Libya to end violence against civilians


March 21st, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, March 21 (IANS) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Monday urged Libyan authorities to immediately end violence against civilians, and asked the world to speak as one against the North ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Arab League urges UNSC to impose no-fly zone on Libya


March 13th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Riyadh, Mar 13 (ANI): The Arab League has urged the United Nations Security Council to impose a no-fly zone on Libya, increasing pressure on Europe and the US to take firm action ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Gaddafi troops take control of Ras Lanuf


March 12th, 2011 - 10:41 pm ICT by ANI
Tripoli, Mar. 12 (ANI): Rebels forces opposed to Libyan leader Colonel Gaddafi have reportedly been forced out of the northern oil town of Ras Lanuf.A BBC report said rebel fighters had been ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Libyan rebels council seeks Arab League recognition


March 12th, 2011 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, March 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Libya's National Transitional Council, set up by anti-Gaddafi rebels as a ruling body in the east of the country, has urged the Arab League to ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Gadaffi accepts Chavez’s mediation offer


March 3rd, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, March 3 (IANS) Embattled Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi has accepted an offer from Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez to mediate in the revolt against him, a media report said Thursday.According ... Read more...

Posted in World |

AFC CUP: Dempo SC register 2-1 win over Yemen’s Al Tilal


March 2nd, 2011 - 1:55 am ICT by IANS
Pune, March 1 (IANS) Dempo Sports Club, Goa, began their AFC Cup campaign with a 2-1 win over Yemen's Al Tilal in a Group A encounter here Tuesday.All the goals ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Arab League chief to run for Egyptian presidency


February 28th, 2011 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 27 (IANS) Arab League Secretary General Amr Moussa has expressed his intention to run in Egypt's next presidential election, Xinhua said, citing state TV."I am intending to participate in the ... Read more...

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