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Reliance unit launches subsea cable service in Iraq


July 2nd, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) Reliance Globalcom, a unit of Anil Ambani-led Reliance Group, Monday said it has launched a subsea cable service in Iraq that will substantially increase the war-ravaged ... Read more...

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Finnair sees India as key market for tourism, transit


June 7th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, June 7 (IANS) Nordic carrier Finnair sees India as a strategic market not just for in-bound tourism into Finland, but to also serve as a convenient hub for transit ... Read more...

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Iranian navy saves US vessel from pirates


May 24th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, May 24 (IANS) Iranian naval forces have rescued an American commercial vessel that was attacked by several pirate boats near the Gulf of Aden, Press TV reported Thursday.The Public ... Read more...

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Finnair starts service to western China city of Chongqing


May 17th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, May 17 (IANS) In a bid to strengthen its presence in the growing Asian market nordic carrier Finnair has started a direct flight to western China city of Chongqing, ... Read more...

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Prestigious Art Basel comes to Asia


May 8th, 2012 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) Art Basel, the premier international annual show of modern and contemporary art in the Swiss town of Basel, has announced its first edition in Hong ... Read more...

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Thai Airways launches cargo aircraft


April 12th, 2012 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 11 (IANS) Thai Airways is introducing its first Boeing 747-400 retrofitted cargo aircraft Thursday.The aircraft, designed to carry 100 tonnes per flight to and from Asia, Europe ... Read more...

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IMImobile deploys IBM software


March 6th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 6 (IANS) IMImobile, a global mobile data technology infrastructure and solutions provider to telecom operators, media companies and enterprises, has deployed IBM software to enhance its existing service ... Read more...

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US special forces helping India to contain LeT


March 2nd, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 2 (IANS) The US and India are working together to contain Pakistan-based terrorist group Lashkar-e-Taiba, blamed for the 2008 Mumbai attacks, with US special forces present in India ... Read more...

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China wants closer ties with Asian nations: Minister


January 9th, 2012 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 8 (IANS) China wants to strengthen relations with Asian countries in 2012 by enhancing political trust and expanding common interests, a minister said Sunday.The regional situation will continue ... Read more...

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BlackBerry makes up for disruption with free apps


October 17th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Blackberry's Canadian maker, Research in Motion (RIM), Monday offered its 70 million customers applications worth over $100 as a gesture of appreciation for the "patience ... Read more...

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BlackBerry services limping back to normal


October 13th, 2011 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) Canadian BlackBerry maker, Research in Motion (RIM) Thursday said its services have been restored in most parts of the world but Canada and Latin America ... Read more...

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BlackBerry services disturbed for third consecutive day


October 12th, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Canadian handset maker Research in Motion's (RIM) BlackBerry services continued to remain disrupted across the country for the third consecutive day Wednesday."The trans-national outage at ... Read more...

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BlackBerry services affected again


October 11th, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) Millions of BlackBerry users across India, Middle East, Africa and Europe faced another cut-off from online services Tuesday, just a few hours after the Canadian ... Read more...

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Hitachi aims to double revenues, acquire firms


September 4th, 2011 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Global electronics major Hitachi said it aims to double its revenues from India and is keen to acquire other firms to expand its market share.It ... Read more...

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LeT poses formidable terrorist threat to India, US


July 1st, 2011 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 1 (IANS) The US considers Pakistan based terrorist outfit Lashkar-e-Taeba (LeT), held responsible for 2008 Mumbai terror attacks, as a formidable terrorist threat to Indian, US, and other ... Read more...

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Hu Jintao charts priorities for Shanghai group


June 15th, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Astana, June 15 (IANS) Chinese President Hu Jintao Wednesday outlined four priorities for the development of the six-member Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) during a summit here to mark the 10th ... Read more...

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Cartoon exhibition opens in Delhi


June 14th, 2011 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Defying the age-old cliche of associating cartoons with just laughs and humour, an exhibition of comics focusing on the serious social issues like poverty, prostitution ... Read more...

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Brook no delay in reforming UN Security Council: India


June 7th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) India Tuesday pushed hard for expansion of the UN Security Council and exhorted the world to "brook no delay" in carrying forward the long overdue ... Read more...

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India to host ASEM foreign ministers’ meet in 2013


June 7th, 2011 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) In a step that indicates its increased global role, India Tuesday said it will host the meeting of foreign ministers of the 46-nation Asia-Europe ... Read more...

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AfPak: India asks world to target terror sanctuaries


June 7th, 2011 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Underlining its commitment to the reconstruction of Afghanistan, India Monday asked the international community to act against the continued existence of "safe sanctuaries" for ... Read more...

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‘India should improve sanitation to attract more medical tourists’


May 3rd, 2011 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 3 (IANS) Reports of a superbug in New Delhi's water supply, which the government has denied, are not likely to have much effect on India's booming health ... Read more...

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Urban ecology art comes to town (With Images)


March 30th, 2011 - 10:52 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Beatles, bats and mosquitoes have suddenly found a place in the realm of public art in the Indian capital.Opening up points of intersection between art, ... Read more...

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IGNOU can address skill deficit among youth: Vice chancellor


March 22nd, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), with its country-wide network, has the greatest potential to tackle the issue of skill deficit among youth, the ... Read more...

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Bieber named as the most downloaded artiste


March 1st, 2011 - 5:34 am ICT by IANS
London, March 1 (IANS) The Justin Bieber fever seems to have spread across the globe as the teen sensation has become the most downloaded artiste across Asia, Europe and Latin America.According ... Read more...

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Rise in trafficking of Chinese women


January 24th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 24 (IANS) There has been an increase in the number of Chinese women who are trafficked abroad and forced into prostitution, a senior police official has said.Chen Shiqu, director of ... Read more...

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International crime groups spreading ‘trafficking of Chinese women’ abroad


January 24th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Jan 24 (ANI): A Chinese police officer has claimed there has been a rise in the number of women from his country being forced into prostitution abroad by international crime groups. ... Read more...

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‘IGNOU has brought teachers-students closer’


January 9th, 2011 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has bridged the gap between teachers and students with its quality study material for the last 25 years, Vice Chancellor ... Read more...

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India, China underlines unequivocal opposition to terrorism


December 16th, 2010 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 16 (ANI): Underlining their unequivocal opposition to terrorism in all its forms and manifestations, India and China on Thursday stressed that there is no justification for any act of ... Read more...

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US diplomat Richard Holbrooke dies at 69


December 14th, 2010 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 14 (ANI): Richard C. Holbrooke, the Obama administration's special representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan since 2009, died on Monday evening in Washington at the age of 69.According to ... Read more...

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Infosys wins knowledge enterprise award


December 13th, 2010 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 13 (IANS) India's second largest infotech company Infosys Technologies Monday said it had won the Most Admired Knowledge Enterprises (MAKE) awards in the global, Asian and Indian categories for 2010."The ... Read more...

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Tata Communication launches Ethernet network in 24 nodes


November 16th, 2010 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Tata Communications Tuesday launched its next generation Ethernet network in 24 locations around the world."The company's global network upgrade will provide industry-leading network services for both service ... Read more...

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Finnair to make Helsinki-Delhi operations a daily service


November 7th, 2010 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, Nov 7 (IANS) Nordic carrier Finnair Sunday said it will launch a daily service from Helsinki to the Indian capital from January."The addition of new flights to our most important ... Read more...

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European Union to open anti-terror centre in Bangladesh


October 20th, 2010 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Oct 20 (IANS) The European Union (EU) will set up a counter-terrorism centre in Bangladesh in order to provide special training to police and other law enforcement officials across South Asia ... Read more...

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ASEM-8 leaders favour more sharing of intelligence inputs to curb sea piracy


October 6th, 2010 - 12:00 am ICT by ANI
By Mrityunjay SinghBrussels, Oct.5 (ANI): Taking a serious view of the growing menace of piracy at sea, the world leaders who converged here for the 8th Asia-Europe meet summit, on Tuesday gave ... Read more...

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ASEM-8 leaders call for global effort against transnational organized crime


October 5th, 2010 - 11:57 pm ICT by ANI
By Mrityunjay SinghBrussels, Oct.5 (ANI): World leaders at the 8th Asia-Europe Meet (ASEM) on Tuesday deliberated on the need to fight terrorism and combat transnational organized crime while reasserting the United Nation's ... Read more...

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