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India, US to brainstorm on Syria, Iran


August 16th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Amid the worsening crisis in Syria and Iran's last-ditch effort to save the beleaguered regime in Damascus, the US is expected to press India ... Read more...

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Sensex turns red; IT, metal stocks fall (Lead)


July 16th, 2012 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets turned negative in late afternoon session Monday with IT and metal stocks coming under selling pressure.The 30-scrip sensitive ... Read more...

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Sensex closes in red, consumer durable, realty stocks down (Roundup)


July 13th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets fell for the third straight day Friday and closed over 18 points down, shedding early gains. Consumer durable, ... Read more...

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Sensex closes 129 points down; metal, power stocks slump (Roundup)


July 9th, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 9 (IANS) Amid negative global cues, a benchmark index for Indian equities markets closed 129 points lower Monday on profit booking ahead of the quarterly results.The 30-scrip ... Read more...

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Sensex closes 17 points down on growth worries (Roundup)


July 6th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) A benchmark index for the Indian equities markets Friday closed 17 points down on global growth concerns. Realty, metal and consumer durable stocks were the ... Read more...

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Sensex gains 75 points, FMCG, banking stocks rise (Roundup)


July 5th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 5 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets closed 75 points higher Thursday with robust buying in FMCG, banking and capital goods.The 30-scrip sensitive index (Sensex) ... Read more...

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Sensex closes 37 points up (Roundup)


July 5th, 2012 - 5:44 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 4 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets Wednesday closed just 37 points higher, shedding most of the gains made earlier in the day. Oil and ... Read more...

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Sensex sheds early gains, down 16 points (Lead)


July 4th, 2012 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 4 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets Wednesday pared early gains and was trading 16 points lower in afternoon trade on concerns over a weak ... Read more...

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Sensex rises 40 points; metal, consumer durable stocks up


July 4th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 4 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets was Wednesday trading 40 points higher around 11:40 a.m., led by robust buying in metal, consumer durable and ... Read more...

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Sensex rises 63 points; consumer durable, realty stocks up


July 3rd, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) Helped by firm Asian cues, a benchmark index of Indian equities markets was Tuesday trading 63 points higher in the afternoon trade, led by robust ... Read more...

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Sensex rises 37 points; power, FMCG stocks up


June 28th, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 28 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets was trading 0.22 percent higher in the afternoon session Thursday led by robust buying in power, FMCG and ... Read more...

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Sensex rises 87 points, power, IT stocks up


June 27th, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 27 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets was trading 0.52 percent higher in the afternoon session Wednesday led by robust buying in power, IT and ... Read more...

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Sensex rises 17 points; oil, gas, power stocks up


June 26th, 2012 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 26 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets was trading flat in the afternoon session Tuesday led by weak Asian stock performances.The 30-scrip sensitive index (Sensex) ... Read more...

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Sensex plunges 178 points as rupee hits record low


June 22nd, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets was trading 1.05 percent down Friday afternoon, depreciating rupee and week global cues triggering the fall.The 30-scrip ... Read more...

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Sensex closes below 16,000-mark amid growth worries (Round-up)


June 1st, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 1 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets Friday plunged 253 points to close below the 16,000-mark amid concerns over slowing economic growth and weak global ... Read more...

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US has not threatened sanctions: India


April 26th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) The US has not threatened to impose sanctions on India for having economic relations with Iran, parliament was told Thursday.In a written reply to the ... Read more...

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India probing Iran’s Quds Force link to attack on Israelis


March 8th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) Iran's secretive Quds Force or West Asian terror groups may have been behind the terror bombing on an Israeli embassy car last month, investigators said ... Read more...

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China seeks peace with neighbours (Second Lead)


March 6th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 6 (IANS) China expects neighbouring countries to peacefully handle and resolve differences with Beijing through dialogue and consultation, Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi Tuesday.Yang made the remark at a ... Read more...

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CNG prices hiked in Delhi and neighbourhood


March 5th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) Compressed natural gas (CNG) in Delhi will cost Rs.1.70 more per kg from midnight Monday.In the Noida, Greater Noida and Ghaziabad neighbourhoods, the price of ... Read more...

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World Book Fair begins in New Delhi


February 25th, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) The 20th World Book Fair in the capital began on an optimistic note Saturday with Union Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal announcing that ... Read more...

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Russian helicopter maker sets up China plant


February 6th, 2012 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 6 (IANS) Russian helicopter maker Rostvertol has partnered with a Chinese firm to set up a plant in northern China, authorities said.The plant will be capable of manufacturing ... Read more...

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Pakistan, Indonesia sign Preferential Trade Agreement


February 3rd, 2012 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Feb 3 (IANS) Indonesia's Trade Minister and Pakistan's Ambassador Sanaullah Friday signed a Preferential Trade Agreement (PTA) between the two countries, a press statement from the Pakistani embassy said ... Read more...

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Book fair to celebrate 100 years of Indian cinema


January 7th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) India's big screen will meet the fine print at the capital's 20th World Book Fair, the biggest carnival of books in the Afro-Asian region, when ... Read more...

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India offers to play role in achieving Middle East peace


December 1st, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Dec 1 (IANS) Underlining the importance of the West Asian region to the international community, India has expressed its readiness to play a supportive role to achieve ... Read more...

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Indian teams 10th and 13th in FIH rankings


November 2nd, 2011 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 2 (IANS) India are placed 10th and 13th among men and women in the latest International Hockey Federation World rankings released Tuesday.World champions Australia (men) and 2008 Olympic ... Read more...

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New venues invariably slotted at end


October 25th, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, Oct 25 (IANS) Historically, new venues that made it to the Formula One series, barring Abu Dhabi, have featured at the fag end of the calendar in their ... Read more...

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Korean star Choi envisions bright future for Asian golf


October 13th, 2011 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Oct 13 (IANS) Korean star golfer K.J. Choi has predicted that Asians will start to dominate the World Rankings within the next 10 years, thanks to the continued ... Read more...

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India to gain from boom in electric vehicles


October 7th, 2011 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 7 (IANS) With its software talent pool, India is in a better position to benefit from new vehicle technologies like electric vehicles, experts here said Friday. Nearly 40 percent ... Read more...

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India, Asian economies will drive global growth: Ministers


October 4th, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) Asia, and particularly India, will be the major driver of global economic growth for the better part of the next century, senior union ministers said ... Read more...

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India takes over presidency of G-24 after 28 years


September 23rd, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 23 (IANS) India Thursday took over the presidency of the G-24 group of 24 developing countries after a gap of 28 years and said it would use ... Read more...

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India to take over presidency of G-24


September 19th, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) India will Sep 22 take over the presidency of G-24, a group of 24 developing countries, after a gap of almost three decades, it ... Read more...

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Men need to change to stop violence against women: Meira Kumar


September 16th, 2011 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Calling for a change in the mindset of men to stop physical and sexual violence against women, Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar Thursday said ... Read more...

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Finnair’s July traffic up 23.9 percent


August 16th, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Nordic carrier Finnair Tuesday reported an increase of 23.9 percent in its scheduled traffic in July, mainly as a result of strong demand from the ... Read more...

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Finnair bags the award for best customer satisfaction


June 25th, 2011 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 25 (IANS) Nordic carrier Finnair has bagged the 'Best Airline' award in customer satisfaction category in the northern European region at the 'World Airlines Awards 2011', the airline ... Read more...

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Friendster plans to delete all the data


April 28th, 2011 - 11:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, April 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) If you happen to have an account with Friendstar, it might be a good idea to backup all your data including pictures because the website plans ... Read more...

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