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Burundi can benefit from India’s development experience: President


September 18th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjhee Tuesday said India's developmental experience in energy, agriculture, infrastructure, and other fields is suited to generate employment for youth and could be ... Read more...

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No intention to intervene in Syria: NATO chief


September 11th, 2012 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, Sep 10 (IANS) NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen Monday repeated that the military alliance has no intention to intervene in Syria and called for a political solution."Our position ... Read more...

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Aspirations of Kashmiris must be accommodated: Khar (Lead)


September 8th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 8 (IANS) Pakistani Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar said Saturday that the "aspirations of the Kashmiri people must be accommodated" and they must be a part of the ... Read more...

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Aspirations of Kashmiris must be accmmodated: Khar


September 8th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 8 (IANS) Pakistani Foreign Minisiter Hina Rabbani Khar said Saturday that the "aspirations of the Kashmiri people must be accommodated" and they must be a part of the ... Read more...

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Renault launches Scala sedan


September 7th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) French automobile major Renault Friday launched its Scala sedan priced between Rs.6.99 and Rs.9.57 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi)."With the launch of the premium sedan Scala, Renault ... Read more...

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Munda for development of Jharkhand’s infrastructure


September 6th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Sep 6 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda Thursday appealed to the Planning Commission to give special attention to developing the state's basic infrastructure.Munda speaking on the last day ... Read more...

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Kenya orders probe into poor performance at London Olympics


August 22nd, 2012 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Aug 22 (IANS) Kenyan president Mwai Kibaki ordered the Ministry of Sports to move fast and establish the cause of the country's dismal performance at the recently concluded London ... Read more...

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No intention to tinker with judicial independence, says government


August 17th, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Maintaining that judicial independence can co-exist with judicial accountability, the government Friday said it has no intention to impair the independence of judiciary through the ... Read more...

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India’s liberalisation through middle class eyes (Book Review)


August 13th, 2012 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Book: "The Liberals", Author: Hindol Sengupta; Publisher: Harper Collins India; Pages: 309; Price: Rs.350The middle class will decide the course of liberalisation in India which will become more micro-level in search ... Read more...

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New pension scheme for Kerala government employees


August 9th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 8 (IANS) Kerala has replaced the statutory pension scheme with the contributory pension scheme for its new employees joining from next fiscal, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said Thursday, ... Read more...

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Pakistani daily worried over intra-family killings


August 7th, 2012 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 7 (IANS) A man and his two sons murdered his wife and two daughters, prompting a Pakistani daily to exhort people not to tolerate intra-family killings and repudiate ... Read more...

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J&K; to get planning board this year: Omar


July 22nd, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 22 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Sunday announced that state planning board is being constituted this year to "achieve the development goals in consonance with ... Read more...

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Private sector to be involved in retaining scientists: Minister (Interview)


July 19th, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) In a major initiative to prevent bright scientific minds from seeking foreign shores in pursuit of better research facilities and money, the Indian government ... Read more...

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Evolve national consensus to solve Kashmir problem: Mufti


July 17th, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 17 (IANS) Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister and Peoples' Democratic Party (PDP) patron Mufti Mohammad Sayeed Tuesday underlined the need to evolve a national consensus to solve ... Read more...

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Peace with Pakistan in our interest: Shashi Tharoor (Interview)


July 13th, 2012 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Amid Abu Jundal's revelations about the involvement of Pakistani state agencies in 26/11, former minister and MP Shashi Tharoor says that there is "a ... Read more...

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Indian film industry ignores children: Nandita Das (Interview)


July 9th, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 9 (IANS) Are you keen to take your young one to see a children's film and are finding your choices limited? That is because, says actress Nandita Das, ... Read more...

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Russia, China must pay for supporting Assad: Clinton


July 6th, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia and China should be told that they will pay a price for their support to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, US Secretary of State Hillary ... Read more...

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Pakistan to continue support to Kashmir cause: Ashraf (Lead)


July 6th, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 6 (IANS) Pakistan would continue its support to the people of Kashmir till the resolution of the issue, said Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf Thursday, a day when ... Read more...

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Pakistan to continue support to Kashmir cause: PM


July 6th, 2012 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 6 (IANS) The government would continue its support to the people of Kashmir till the resolution of the issue, said Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf Thursday, a ... Read more...

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Want out of Trinamool alliance, Congress leaders tell Chidambaram


July 6th, 2012 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 5 (IANS) Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram Thursday faced a volley of questions from the West Bengal Congress leadership, which expressed a desire to walk out of ... Read more...

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NCC to grow, change training syllabus


July 5th, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) The National Cadet Corps (NCC), India's military youth movement in schools and colleges, is all set to grow with the defence ministry planning to increase ... Read more...

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Pakistani PM vows supremacy of parliament


June 23rd, 2012 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 23 (IANS) Pakistan's new Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf has vowed to ensure supremacy of parliament, strengthen democracy and hold free and fair elections."Powers to all institutions ... Read more...

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Sonata Software expands US operations


June 20th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 20 (IANS) Leading IT solutions provider Sonata Software Ltd. has expanded operations in the United States as part of its strategy to grow in new markets, verticals and ... Read more...

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I have quit NCP, says Sangma


June 20th, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, June 20 (IANS) Former Lok Sabha speaker Purno Sangma Wednesday said he has quit the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) because it refused to endorse his presidential candidature."The disinclination ... Read more...

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Taliban praises Delhi, says it’s not anti-India


June 17th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) The Taliban has come out with a rare praise of India for reportedly standing up to the US over the Afghan situation, and promised ... Read more...

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‘Kshay’ - small film with a big message (IANS Movie Review)


June 17th, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Kshay"; Cast: Rasika Dugal, Alekh Sangal; Director: Karan Gour; Rating: *** 1/2Digital filmmaking has opened up a whole universe of opportunity for those with cinematic aspirations. Today, like photography being ... Read more...

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Differences with India minor, says China


June 7th, 2012 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 8 (IANS) China said Thursday the differences with India were minor and would not be allowed to disturb the working relationship between the two countries.The affirmation came at ... Read more...

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No new taxes in Akhilesh’s maiden UP budget


June 1st, 2012 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 1 (IANS) Presenting his maiden budget Friday amid uproar and a walkout by the main opposition Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP), Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav announced ... Read more...

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Hadawale wanted to make ‘Dekh Indian Circus’ with Rani


May 31st, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 31 (IANS) National Award winning filmmaker Mangesh Hadawale, whose second film "Dekh Indian Circus" has garnered positive response at film festivals, says his first choice for the lead ... Read more...

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Mulayam calls for UP shutdown over petrol price hike


May 26th, 2012 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 26 (IANS) Days after hobnobbing with the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) leadership over the third anniversary dinner, Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav has called for ... Read more...

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Apollo Tyres restructures its R&D; division


May 24th, 2012 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 24 (IANS) Tyre major Apollo Tyres Ltd Thursday announced restructuring of its 250-member research and development (R&D;) wing, which now would be located at two major centres - ... Read more...

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Kashmiri separatists reject interlocutors’ report


May 24th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 24 (IANS) Even though the interlocutors' report on Kashmir is yet to evoke reaction from the common man, separatist leaders in the state Thursday rejected it outright, labelling ... Read more...

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UP’s record: 20,000 constables transferred


May 15th, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 15 (IANS) In the biggest reshuffle till date on a single day, the Uttar Pradesh government Tuesday transferred a whopping 20,324 constables.Officials said the transfers were ordered following ... Read more...

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ULFA faction lends moral support to Maoists


May 10th, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 10 (IANS) A day after security forces killed four Maoist cadres in Assam, the anti-talk faction of the United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) said Thursday that the ... Read more...

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‘Gattu’ to open Goa’s Children’s Film Festival


May 5th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 5 (IANS) Rajan Khosa's "Gattu", which has already received positive response at international film shows, will open the Children's Film Festival to be held in Goa starting May ... Read more...

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