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TCS profit jumps 37.4 percent in April-June quarter


July 12th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Tata Consultancy Services, the country's largest software services exporter, Thursday announced a 37.4 percent rise in net profit for the quarter ended June 30, 2012, helped ... Read more...

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Israel leaders misleading public on Iran: Ex-security chief


April 28th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 28 (IANS) The former chief of Israel's domestic intelligence agency has accused the country's leadership of "misleading" the public on the merits of a possible military strike on ... Read more...

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China raises investment in nuclear R&D;


February 21st, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 21 (IANS) China has raised its investment in the nuclear research and development sector by 20 percent last year, a senior official has said.According to China National Nuclear ... Read more...

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A health resort turns toxic due to industrial pollution (Postcard from Giridih)


November 25th, 2011 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Gadi Srirampur (Jharkhand), Nov 25 (IANS) Four-year-olds Kaushal Kaul and Priti Kumari are unlike the chirpy children one would expect them to be -- both have been blind since birth. ... Read more...

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India says LeT threat persists


August 24th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) As LeT founder Hafiz Saeed renewed the call for a jihad against New Delhi, the government Wednesday said there are reports that the group continues ... Read more...

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India’s June exports up 46.4 percent


July 8th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) India's merchandise exports rose 46.4 percent in June at $29.2 billion compared to June 2010, Commerce Secretary Rahul Khullar said Friday.India's imports in June grew ... Read more...

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WCD Ministry committed towards socio-economic empowerment of women


March 8th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 8 (ANI): Women and Child Development (WCD) Minister Krishna Tirath on the occasion of 'International Women's Day' today said her ministry is committed towards the socio-economic empowerment of women.Addressing ... Read more...

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Landslides disrupting vehicular movement in Himachal Pradesh


February 26th, 2011 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
Kullu, Feb.26 (ANI): Landslides caused by snowfall and persistent rains have made road transportation difficult and dangerous in the Kullu- Manali region.Landslides at Raison, Dobhi, Alu Ground, Rangri and Manali have disrupted ... Read more...

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SAARC countries pledge to combat terrorism, human trafficking


February 8th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
By Naveen KapoorThimphu, Feb 8 (ANI): Bhutanese Prime Minister Lyonchhoen Jigmi Y. Thinley today said that the member countries of South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) would work together to stamp ... Read more...

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Bihar’s silent revolution: 30,000 women now own land


January 19th, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
By Imran Khan Patna, Jan 19 (IANS) Until two-and-a-half years ago, Parvatia Devi and Kamla Devi were among the poorest of the poor. They worked as farm labourers and did odd jobs to ... Read more...

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Sarkozy invites Indian students to study in France


December 4th, 2010 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 4 (IANS) French President Nicolas Sarkozy Saturday invited Indian students to study in France and offered to expand ties with Indian universities."France wants to host more Indian students. We ... Read more...

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‘Pakistan shouldn’t have bartered self-respect under US pressure’


August 22nd, 2010 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 22 (IANS) Pakistan should not have succumbed to American pressure to "barter its self-respect" by taking Indian assistance for flood relief when the Kashmiris' "hugely successful" struggle is being repressed, ... Read more...

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India win Istanbul Rugby seven’s tournament


August 10th, 2010 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) India won the Istanbul Rugby seven's tournament and remained undefeated in the two-day event. Many top-class teams from Europe, the Middle East and Asia participated in the tournament ... Read more...

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Drop in deaths, accidents on Delhi roads, claims police


July 20th, 2010 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Delhi's busy roads have claimed 149 less lives in the first six-and-a-half months of the year as compared to 2009, police claimed Tuesday. Also, the number of accidents ... Read more...

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Now Bihar has roads to drive development


July 11th, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Rana Ajit Patna, July 11 (IANS) Octogenarian farmer Madhav Singh is a happy man these days. Though his village Alawalpur is only 12 km away from Bihar's capital, it used to take ... Read more...

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Efforts on to bring ULFA to negotiation table


June 26th, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, June 26, (ANI): The Assam government and civil organizations are working towards holding talks with the United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA).A six member Assam delegation of the newly ... Read more...

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McLeod expects biofuel project to bear fruit in a year


May 31st, 2010 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 31 (IANS) The world's largest tea producer McLeod Russel India Limited expects its investment in D1 Williamson Magor Biofuel Ltd to start bearing fruit within the next one year when ... Read more...

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Indian owned college collapses in Australia


March 23rd, 2010 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
By Paritosh Parasher Melbourne, March 23 (IANS) Hundreds of international students, including many Indians, have been left clueless about their future as a college owned by an Indian collapsed in Australia.With Sydney-based ... Read more...

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Centre’s efforts to herald new peace in northeast


March 1st, 2010 - 11:09 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, March 1 (ANI): The initiatives taken by the Union Government to bring about peace in northeast seem to be bearing fruit.The militant groups are being encouraged to give up violence and ... Read more...

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Baradar’s capture, Marja camapign unlikely to break Taliban will: NYT


February 19th, 2010 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad/Kabul, Feb.19 (ANI): The capture of Mullah Baradar, the deputy commander of the Afghan Taliban, in Karachi recently, and the ongoing the Marja campaign is unlikely to break the Taliban's will ... Read more...

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Tata Motors eye launching Nano car in U.S


January 6th, 2010 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 6 (ANI): Tata Motors may consider launching its ultra-cheap Nano car in the United States in three years, Group chairman Ratan Tata has said, following possible sales in Europe ... Read more...

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US-Pak ‘war on terror’ relationship may be finally bearing fruit


August 8th, 2009 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug. 8 (ANI): The recent killings of Pak-Taliban chief Baitullah Mehsud and Osama bin Laden's son Saad bin Laden in US missile strikes indicate that the Washington's shaky relationship with ... Read more...

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Tribals sacrificed only two animals this Vishu festival


May 5th, 2009 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 5 (IANS) With awareness campaigns bearing fruit, the number of animals sacrificed during the tribal festival of Vishu was a mere two this year compared to over 15 last year, ... Read more...

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Brown, Ban call for international efforts to boost economy


January 30th, 2009 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Davos, Jan 30 (DPA) Coordinated international efforts will be needed to lead the world out of the current economic crisis, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon and British Prime Minister Gordon Brown said Friday, ... Read more...

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My wife has always dreamt of me getting an Oscar: Rahman


January 24th, 2009 - 11:22 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 24 (IANS) "Slumdog Millionaire" music director A.R. Rahman says getting three Oscar nominations is more of a "dream come true" for his wife as she has always wanted him to ... Read more...

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India’’s initiatives to revive tiger population bearing fruit: Expert


December 8th, 2008 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec.8 (ANI): Stephen Mills, a writer and film-maker who has spent over two decades watching tigers and other big cats in the wild, believes initiatives by the Indian government, and ... Read more...

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Iraq talks tough with partner US on foreign troop deployment


July 10th, 2008 - 3:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 10 (ANI): Iraq is talking tough with the United States, which is keen on formally authorizing an unlimited American troop presence in Iraq. Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri Kamal al-Maliki and ... Read more...

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Madges hubby making last ditch attempt save marriage


July 7th, 2008 - 7:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 7 (ANI): Hollywood filmmaker Guy Ritchie is making a last ditch attempt save his marriage with pop queen Madonna, say people close to the couple.Pals say that Guy ... Read more...

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Yatch rides on Naini Lake


June 18th, 2008 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
By Vipul Goel Nainital (Uttarakhand), June 18 (ANI): Army's efforts to revive Yatch sailing in Naini Lake in Uttarakhand is bearing fruit with the picture perfect lake surrounded by hills attracting and ... Read more...

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Indian Olive Association welcomes duty reduction


April 3rd, 2008 - 4:50 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) The Indian Olive Association has welcomed the sharp reduction in import duties on the product, saying it would bring down prices by 15 percent and make the ... Read more...

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IOC inspectors start last review of Olympic Games preparations


April 1st, 2008 - 7:22 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Beijing, April 1 (Xinhua) With 129 days to go before the Beijing Olympics open, the International Olympic Committee's (IOA) coordination commission Tuesday began its final inspection of Beijing's facilities and operational readiness ... Read more...

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Dhoni’s elevation to captaincy was a long-term policy


March 24th, 2008 - 9:32 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) Former chief cricket selector Kiran More stated Monday that it was he and the then national coach Greg Chappell had prepared the ground for grooming Mahendra Sinmgh ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s committment to fight extremists in tribals areas questionable: NYT


February 12th, 2008 - 8:32 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Feb.12 (ANI): The announcement of a cease-fire just a few weeks into a determined military operation against one of Pakistans most wanted men, the militant leader Baitullah Mehsud, has once again ... Read more...

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