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IAEA wants Iran to comply without delay on n-issue


September 14th, 2012 - 9:21 am ICT by IANS
Vienna, Sep 14 (IANS) The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has approved a resolution, urging Iran to comply with its obligations on nuclear issue while expressing "serious concern" over Tehran's ... Read more...

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Chidambaram gets into African Development Bank


August 24th, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Finance Minister P. Chidambaram has been appointed India's governor on the board of governors of the African Development Bank, an official statement said Friday.Chidambaram ... Read more...

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Punjab warns Thapar University over quota withdrawal


July 24th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 24 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Tuesday asked the management of Thapar University in Patiala to continue with the existing norm to provide 50 percent quota ... Read more...

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Amartya Sen appointed chancellor of Nalanda University


July 20th, 2012 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Patna, July 19 (IANS) Nobel laureate Amartya Sen was Thursday appointed as the first chancellor of the upcoming Nalanda International University in Bihar, an official said."Decision to appoint Amartya Sen ... Read more...

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Amartya Sen in Bihar for Nalanda meeting


July 18th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 18 (IANS) Nobel laureate Amartya Sen arrived here Wednesday to attend a meeting of the board of governors of the upcoming Nalanda International University in the state.Amartya Sen ... Read more...

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IITs agree to a compromise, but retain hold on test (Second Lead, correcting spelling)


June 28th, 2012 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Ending the impasse over the entrance to the prestigious Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT), the IIT Council Wednesday struck a compromise with the human resource ... Read more...

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IITs agree to a compromise, but retain hold on test (Lead)


June 27th, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Ending the impasse over the entrance to the prestigious Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT), the IIT Council Wednesday struck a compromise with the human resource ... Read more...

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IITs retain hold on JEE examination


June 27th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) The human resource development ministry and IIT Council Wednesday arrived at a consensus over the entrance exam pattern for admission to the prestigious engineering institutes ... Read more...

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Lack of brickbats would have surprised me: Unapologetic Aamir Khan (Interview) (Lead)


June 7th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) Aamir Khan says he would have been extremely surprised if he didn't receive brickbats for the issues he highlights on his debut TV show ... Read more...

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I’ve not insulted medical profession: Aamir Khan (Interview)


June 7th, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) Pats and brickbats - Aamir Khan was prepared for it all when he set out to discuss burning issues in his debut TV ... Read more...

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Britain shows interest in tying up with Kerala B-school


May 24th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 24 (IANS) Britain is keen to forge ties with the city-based Asian School of Business (ASB) for conducting collaborative studies in areas like climate change, agriculture and energy, ... Read more...

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G8 expresses concerns over North Korea, Iran


May 20th, 2012 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 20 (IANS) The leaders of the Group of Eight (G8) major industrialised nations have expressed "deep" and "grave" concern over the actions of North Korea and Iran, and ... Read more...

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Parliament passes MCI amendment bill


May 10th, 2012 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Parliament Wednesday passed the Medical Council of India (MCI) amendment bill after the Rajya Sabha adopted the motion for its passage following Health Minister ... Read more...

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MCI bill introduced in Rajya Sabha


May 9th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) The central government Wednesday introduced in the Rajya Sabha a bill to extend by another year the tenure of the board of governors of the ... Read more...

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Trinamool MPs vote against government bill; Bansal calls Banerjee


May 7th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Trinamool Congress members Monday voted against a government bill in the Lok Sabha, prompting Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal to take up ... Read more...

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India to cut subsidies to 1.75 percent of GDP in 3 years: Mukherjee


May 5th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, May 5 (IANS) The Indian government is committed to bringing down subsidies to below two percent of the country's gross domestic product (GDP) in the current fiscal ... Read more...

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India assumes ADB board of governors’ chair


May 5th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, May 5 (IANS) IndianFinance Minister Pranab Mukherjee was Saturday elected chairman of the board of governors of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for a year.Mukherjee will hold the ... Read more...

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ADB urges Asian countries to undertake more reforms


May 4th, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, May 4 (IANS) The Asian Development Bank (ADB) Friday urged Asian countries to undertake more reforms to support the region's long-term growth.In his speech at the formal opening of ... Read more...

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Thapar University restores quota for Punjab students


May 3rd, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 3 (IANS) Following a tough stand taken by the Punjab government on the issue, the Patiala-based Thapar University Thursday rolled back its decision to abolish 50 percent quota ... Read more...

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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...

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Delhi to host ADB board meet in 2013


April 28th, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Delhi will host the 46th annual meeting of the board of governors of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) in May 2013, Finance Minister Pranab ... Read more...

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India seeks quick ratification of quota reforms


April 22nd, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 22 (IANS) Indian Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has urged lagging International Monetary Fund (IMF) members to move quickly to ratify quota and governance reforms that would give ... Read more...

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Punjab seeks centre’s help over Thapar University quota


April 20th, 2012 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 19 (IANS) The Punjab government has sought the intervention of the central government on the controversy over the Thapar University in Patiala abolishing the 50 percent reservation quota ... Read more...

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South Sudan becomes 188th member of IMF


April 19th, 2012 - 10:24 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 19 (IANS) South Sudan Wednesday joined the International Monetary Fund (IMF) when the country signed an IMF agreement here, Xinhua reported.Minister of Finance and Economic Planning Kosti Manibe ... Read more...

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IIM-Indore chairman and board member resign


April 12th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, April 12 (IANS) L.N. Jhunjhunwala, chairman of the Indian Institute of Management-Indore, has resigned from the board of governors over alleged mismanagement in the institute.Another board member and retired ... Read more...

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Chinese companies asked to import more from India


March 28th, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) Ahead of a meeting between Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Chinese President Hu Jintao, China Wednesday allayed India's apprehensions over the widening trade deficit ... Read more...

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Chinese unleash BRICS charm offensive (Lead)


March 28th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) The Chinese delegation has unleashed a charm offensive and information blitz on their perspective on the BRICS grouping of Brazil, Russia, China, India and South ... Read more...

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Chinese unleash BRICS charm offensive


March 28th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) The Chinese delegation has unleashed a charm offensive here with bagloads of information on their perspective on the BRICS grouping of Brazil, Russia, China, India ... Read more...

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BRICS to ink currency pacts, to push joint bank


March 28th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) The BRICS grouping of five emerging economic powerhouses - Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa - Thursday will sign two pacts to promote ... Read more...

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Indian academician to head Commonwealth of Learning


February 19th, 2012 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) Former pro-vice chancellor of Indira Gandhi National Open University(IGNOU) Asha Kanwar is to head the Commonwealth of Learning (COL), an internationally renowned educational organisation, the ... Read more...

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Ford to be honoured by Society of Cinematographers


February 1st, 2012 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 1 (IANS) Hollywood star Harrison Ford will be honoured for his career at the upcoming American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) gala.The 69-year-old will receive the coveted ... Read more...

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Australian ruling party votes for uranium sale to India


December 4th, 2011 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
Sydney/Melbourne, Dec 4 (IANS) Australia's ruling Labor Party representatives have passed a motion to remove a ban on uranium exports to India after a passionate debate on the issue that ... Read more...

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US expects strong IAEA message for Iran


November 18th, 2011 - 7:12 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 18 (IANS) The US expects a "strong and unified" message to Iran from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), said the State Department Thursday, as the UN nuclear ... Read more...

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Iran should clarify outstanding nuclear issues : IAEA


November 18th, 2011 - 5:55 am ICT by IANS
Vienna (Austria), Nov 18 (IANS) Iran should clarify outstanding issues concerning some aspects of the country's nuclear programme suspected of involving nuclear weapon-related technologies, said Yukiya Amano, head of the ... Read more...

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Winfrey receives Oscar statuette


November 13th, 2011 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Nov 13 (IANS) Talk show queen Oprah Winfrey was felicitated with the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for her ... Read more...

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