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Lonely Planet launches customised guides for Indian travellers


September 14th, 2012 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Lonely Planet has launched a series of guides customised for Indians travelling abroad.The 'Lonely Planet for the Indian Traveller', series of 10 books on Singapore, ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Myanmar establishes diplomatic ties with Luxembourg


August 16th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Aug 16 (IANS) Myanmar has established diplomatic ties with Luxembourg, the third country that Myanmar forged links so far in 2012 after Malawi and Bhutan, said official sources Thursday.The ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Power will return by 7-7:30 p.m.: Power Grid


July 31st, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Most places affected by the failure of three power grids in the country will get back power by 7-7:30 p.m., Power Grid Corp of India ... Read more...

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Cabinet approves TCIL’s Saudi acquisition


July 4th, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) The Indian cabinet has approved a proposal of the Department of Telecom (DoT) to acquire 60 percent shares of TCIL Saudi Co. Ltd (TSCL) from ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India make clean sweep of SAF TT Team Championships


June 18th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, June 18 (IANS) India won all team titles on offer in the SAF Junior Table Tennis Championships at the Jawaharlal Nehru Sports Complex here MOnday.India's junior boys defeated Nepal ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

ULFA cadre nabbed with Chinese grenade


June 13th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 13 (IANS) A joint team of Assam Police and the army Wednesday morning arrested one youth and recovered a Chinese grenade from his possession.Police later claimed the youth, ... Read more...

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Grenades seized in Assam


June 9th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 9 (IANS) Police in Assam's Kokrajhar district Saturday arrested two people travelling by a bus and seized 12 grenades and six detonators from them.The two have been identified ... Read more...

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Mamata to write to PM on Indo-Bhutan joint river panel


June 8th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 8 (IANS) West Bengal Chief minister Mamata Banerjee will write to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, calling for making the Indo-Bhutan Joint River Commission effective."The Indo-Bhutan Joint River ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Mukherjee to attend ADB meet in Manila


May 2nd, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee is scheduled to visit Manila this week to attend the annual board of governors' meet of Asian Development Bank (ADB).During ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Four anti-talks NDFB cadres nabbed in Assam


April 30th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 30 (IANS) Troops from the Red Horns division of the Indian Army, based in Udalguri district of lower Assam, have arrested four hardcore cadres of the anti-talks faction ... Read more...

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Four persons nabbed, bomb recovered on ULFA raising day


April 7th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 7 (IANS) Security forces in Assam arrested four persons and recovered a crude bomb Saturday on the anniversary of the raising day of the banned United Liberation Front ... Read more...

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SJVNL aims to generate power worth Rs.1,557 crore


March 26th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) The Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam Limited (SJVNL), which owns and operates India's largest hydropower project in Himachal Pradesh, Monday fixed a target to generate 7,000 ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Bhutan Army chief in India


March 14th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) The Royal Bhutan Army chief, Major General Batoo Tshering, is in India on a five-day visit to explore further expansion of defence ties between the ... Read more...

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‘Time to mobilise voice of South Asian women’


March 14th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) Stressing on the empowerment of rural women, a UN body on gender empowerment is all set to lend more power to the voice of women ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Pakistan, Bangladesh stay off SAARC anti-terror meet


February 9th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) Pakistan and Bangladesh have stayed away, for unspecified reasons, from attending a two-day SAARC anti-terror meeting that began in the capital Thursday.Official sources said ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Hydropower major forays into wind power


February 9th, 2012 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 9 (IANS) After testing the waters, the Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam Ltd (SJVNL) which owns and operates India's largest hydropower project in Himachal Pradesh has now decided to ... Read more...

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Manav leads Bangladesh Amateurs; Indian team ahead


February 1st, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 1 (IANS) Manav Das grabbed the opening day's lead with a three-under 69 and, with his teammate and defending champion Khalin Joshi, India held the team lead after ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Will not allow any anti-India groups: Bhutan PM


January 22nd, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Jan 22 (IANS) Bhutanese Prime Minister Jigmi Y. Thinley Sunday said the Himalayan nation would not allow any Indian militant groups to once again set up bases in the ... Read more...

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Sulabh to launch toilets with health centres in Delhi


January 16th, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) In a new model of providing affordable healthcare and sanitation facilities, Sulabh International will introduce toilet complexes with attached healthcare centres in the capital, the ... Read more...

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More needs to be done to empower women: UN official


December 16th, 2011 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) Women should be given more opportunity in the politics and in economic fields as this is one of the ways to attain gender equality, a ... Read more...

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Karzai congratulates Afghan team on winning Asia T20 Cup


December 12th, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Dec 12 (IANS) Afghan President Hamid Karzai Monday eulogized Afghan national cricket team over winning Asia Cricket Council (ACC) T20 Cup in Nepal."Afghan President Hamid Karzai in a telephone ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Conference on sociology from Sunday


December 10th, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Leading sociologists from across the globe will participate in a four-day conference starting Sunday in the capital to discuss crisis and challenges of social transformation, ... Read more...

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Can’t be complacent against Sri Lanka: India coach


December 5th, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) India football coach Savio Medeira has asked his boys to stay grounded after the 5-0 thrashing of Bhutan in the SAFF Cup here Monday and ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

SAFF Cup: Sri Lanka thrash Bhutan 3-0


December 3rd, 2011 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Sri Lanka opened their SAFF Cup football campaign in style with a 3-0 thrashing of Bhutan at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here Saturday. Nipuna Dewinda ... Read more...

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HIV spreading among Tibetans, says government-in-exile


December 1st, 2011 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Dec 1 (IANS) HIV is increasingly becoming one of the most dangerous diseases spreading within the Tibetan community, the Tibetan government-in-exile said here Thursday.The Tibetans should take preventive measures ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Bangladeshi army chief to review NDA passing-out parade


November 21st, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Nov 21 (IANS) Bangladesh's Army chief, Gen. Mohammed Abdul Mubeen, will review the passing out parade of the 121st course of the prestigious National Defence Academy (NDA) here Nov ... Read more...

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Blake to head US delegation at SAARC


November 8th, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Nov 8 (IANS) US Assistant Secretary of State Robert O. Blake will lead the American delegation to the 17th SAARC summit in the Maldives Nov 10-11.A former ambassador to ... Read more...

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Bhutan PM to carry home Buddha’s relics


October 1st, 2011 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 30 (IANS) Bhutanese Prime Minister Jigme Y. Thinley, currently on a visit to the city, would Saturday be carrying home three relics of Lord Buddha from India.Announcing ... Read more...

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SAARC folklore festival starts Friday


September 29th, 2011 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Sep 29 (IANS) Writers, theatre artists and cultural troupes from South Asian nations will gather here for the four-day SAARC folklore and heritage festival that starts in the Taj ... Read more...

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Transit facility to India not now: Dhaka


September 6th, 2011 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 6 (IANS) It will not be possible to provide transit facility to India before next year, a senior Bangladesh minister said Tuesday.This is because work on the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Collective steps needed to tackle terror: Rehman Malik


July 25th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 25 (IANS) Collective steps are needed to tackle the growing menace of terrorism in the SAARC countries, Pakistan's Interior Minister Rehman Malik has said."Pakistan, Afghanistan and India are ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Home secretary to attend SAARC security conference (Lead)


July 20th, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Union Home Secretary R.K. Singh is leaving for Thimphu Thursday for a conference of South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) nations. This will ... Read more...

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Home secretary to attend SAARC security conference


July 20th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Union Home Secretary R.K. Singh is leaving for Thimpu Thursday for a conference of South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) nations. This will ... Read more...

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UN General Assembly adopts resolution on happiness


July 20th, 2011 - 10:33 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, July 20 (IANS) The UN General Assembly has adopted a resolution on happiness. It said happiness was critical in advancing economic growth and social progress, Xinhua reported.Calling the ... Read more...

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Illegal weapons’ sale: 27 army officers in the dock


July 7th, 2011 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Twenty-seven Indian Army officers are in the dock with disciplinary proceedings ordered against them after a probe indicted them for illegally selling non-service weapons.The disciplinary ... Read more...

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