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Benefica may soon play with Goa soccer team


August 30th, 2012 - 2:24 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 30 (IANS) Benefica, one of the top football clubs in Portugal, could soon challenge footballers in Goa to a match, according to organisers of an Indo-Portuguese cultural exchange.Organisers ... Read more...

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Now ‘etiquette’ course for modern ladies in China


February 10th, 2012 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 9 (IANS) A Chinese university has left many people with raised eyebrows by offering lessons for "modern ladies" in etiquette learning that will cost 48,000 yuan (over $7,600) ... Read more...

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Abhinav Bindra recommended for Bharat Ratna (Lead)


December 19th, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) India's only individual Olympic gold medallist Abhinav Bindra was recommended for the Bharat Ratna, the highest civilian award, by the National Rifle Association of ... Read more...

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Abhinav Bindra recommended for Bharat Ratna


December 19th, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) India's only individual Olympic gold medallist Abhinav Bindra was Monday recommended for the Bharat Ratna, the highest civilian award, by the National Rifle Association ... Read more...

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Government paves way for Bharat Ratna in sports


December 16th, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) The government has modified the eligibility criteria for the Bharat Ratna paving the way for sportspersons like the late hockey legend Dhyan Chand to ... Read more...

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Home ministry backs Bharat Ratna for sportspersons


July 23rd, 2011 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The chances of a sportsperson, probably cricketer Sachin Tendulkar, getting the Bharat Ratna have brightened, with the home ministry backing the suggestion to ... Read more...

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Sports ministry wants inclusion of sports for Bharat Ratna


April 15th, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Sachin Tendulkar's chances of being honoured with the Bharat Ratna got stronger as Sports Minister Ajay Maken said Friday the home ministry would be ... Read more...

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India, Thailand agree to double trade by 2014


April 6th, 2011 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 6 (ANI): India and Thailand have agreed to double trade volume by 2014, which currently stands at six billion dollars.In a joint statement issued here late on Tuesday, ... Read more...

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Tendulkar has pushed frontiers of human excellence : Pakistani daily


December 21st, 2010 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 21 (IANS) Sachin Tendulkar's feat of becoming the first cricketer in history to score 50 Test centuries "needs to be seen at par with efforts in any field to ... Read more...

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Tamil NGO raided by CBI to continue its work


December 17th, 2010 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 17 (IANS) The NGO linked to DMK MP Kanimozhi that was raided by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Friday said it would carry on its work of promoting Tamil ... Read more...

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NGO raided by CBI promotes Tamil art


December 15th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 15 (IANS) Tamil Maiyam, an NGO linked to DMK MP and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi's daughter Kanimozhi, was set up in July 2002 to promote Tamil art, literature ... Read more...

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NGO hosts environment awareness campaign in Bhubaneswar


October 31st, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Bhubaneswar, Oct 31 (ANI): A non-governmental organisation (NGO) 'Prerna' for social service and development of art, literature and culture, organised an environment awareness campaign here on Saturday.The campaign was aimed at educating ... Read more...

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Discovery of cerebral cortex in marine worm offers insights into evolution


September 3rd, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 3 (ANI): Scientists at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) in Heidelberg, Germany, have discovered a true counterpart of the cerebral cortex in an invertebrate, a marine worm.Our cerebral cortex, ... Read more...

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India, Canada to promote cooperation in mining, culture, education


June 28th, 2010 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
By Ashok DixitToronto, June 28 (ANI): India and Canada on Sunday said that both countries are committed to enhancing cooperation in the sectors of mining, agriculture, higher education, culture and science ... Read more...

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Indian summer of art at British Museum


December 5th, 2008 - 10:44 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 5 (IANS) The British Museum will showcase Indian art and culture next summer to celebrate the country's emergence as an "emerging superpower".The six-month extravaganza beginning next May is called Indian ... Read more...

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Kansi Ram deserves Bharat Ratna: Mayawati


October 9th, 2008 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 9 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Thursday criticised the Congress-led central government for not conferring Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian award, on Kanshi Ram, founder leader of her Bahujan ... Read more...

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