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Event to promote handicraft, handloom sector


August 17th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Niyaz Ahmad Bhat, a papier-mache artist from Kashmir, has never participated in a large exhibition but his happiness knew no bounds when his stall was ... Read more...

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Pitroda has drawn up projects to change face of Kerala: Chief Minister


May 15th, 2012 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 15 (IANS) Noted innovator, tech evangelist and policymaker Sam Pitroda has drawn up some 10 major projects for Kerala's resurgence that promise to change the face of ... Read more...

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Himachal Congress tries to put house in order (Himachal Pradesh Newsletter)


April 28th, 2012 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 28 (IANS) As Himachal Pradesh goes to the polls for its 68 assembly seats later this year, the faction-ridden opposition Congress has begun an exercise to put ... Read more...

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Karnataka power struggle hits BJP ‘morality session’ (Lead)


February 24th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 24 (IANS) The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Karnataka was Friday forced to cut short its brainstorming session to teach morality and discipline to its ministers ... Read more...

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100,000 community foresters to help green India


October 18th, 2011 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Oct 18 (IANS) India will engage 100,000 educated youths to execute an ambitious Green India Mission (GIM) which seeks to increase the country's forest cover to 33 percent from ... Read more...

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Chandy, cabinet to brainstorm at IIM-Kozhikode


August 17th, 2011 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 16 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy and his 19 cabinet colleagues would spend Thursday at a brainstorming session at the Indian Institute of Management-Kozhikode.The chief minister and ... Read more...

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IGNOU to spread e-literacy at grassroots level


July 26th, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) hosted a day-long brainstorming session to create awareness about information technology (IT) and its utility in all walks ... Read more...

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Brain storming session on GIM begins tomorrow


March 25th, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 25 (ANI): The brainstorming session on the Green India Mission (GIM) will be organized here on Saturday.The session will focus on the action plan for the year 2011-12, ... Read more...

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Taj group to take steps beyond Earth hour


March 25th, 2011 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, March 25 (IANS) While taking part in the global Earth Hour event Saturday, hospitality major Taj Hotels, Resorts and Palaces plans to go beyond it by engaging its staff ... Read more...

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Need to conserve ground water: Minister


March 10th, 2011 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 10 (IANS) Changing lifestyle and increasing population are putting increasing pressure on the already depleting ground water reserves, and there is urgent need to conserve it, Uttar Pradesh ... Read more...

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IBSA brainstorms on trilateral solutions


October 19th, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) India, Brazil and South Africa, three leading economies of Asia, Latin America and Africa, held a brainstorming session here to explore trilateral cooperation in areas of agriculture, ... Read more...

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Lupe Fiasco reveals that Kanye West’s ‘Don’t Stop’ track is 2 years old


October 11th, 2010 - 8:32 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Oct 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Lupe Fiasco has revealed that Kanye West’s latest G.O.O.D track “Don’t Stop” is two years old.Fiasco was speaking to MTV about the track that features himself ... Read more...

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Sample survey next week ahead of 2011 economic census


August 8th, 2010 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, Aug 8 (IANS) Ahead of the Economic Census 2011, a sample survey would be conducted in Maharastra, Karnataka, Himachal Pradesh and Mizoram from next week, officials said here Sunday. "The 6th Economic ... Read more...

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Sudeep To Star In The Kannada Film Vishnuvardhana


June 30th, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 30, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Kannada star, Sudeep, who has also acted in many Bollywood films, has been signed as a star in the film Vishnuvardhana. Veteran actor and film ... Read more...

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‘Avatar’ director Cameron’s help sought for plugging Gulf oil leak


June 2nd, 2010 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 2 (ANI): Film director James Cameron, who has acquired fame for his landmark movies "Titanic" and "Avatar", has reportedly been approached for help in plugging the oil leak in the ... Read more...

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Virsa, an Indo-Pak venture shot in Sydney


April 6th, 2010 - 7:31 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 6, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):A truly international Punjabi film with cast and crew from India, Pakistan and Australia...That's Virsa that deals with an expatriate Punjabi community, reconnecting with its roots and ... Read more...

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PML-N unlikely to demand Zardari’s resignation over NRO


December 21st, 2009 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec. 21 (ANI): While the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leadership is facing pressure from some party "hawks" to formally demand resignations of President Asif Ali Zardari and NRO-tainted ministers, it is ... Read more...

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Socha Na Tha lands Imtiaz Ali in Police Station!


December 9th, 2009 - 3:33 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
They say creativity knows no bounds. Well we are talking about director Imtiaz Ali, who in a brainstorming session during the making of "Socha Na Tha' almost landed in jail!Apparently, the story ... Read more...

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Tharoor holds policy planning meet on Indian Ocean region


September 30th, 2009 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Minister of State for External Affairs Shashi Tharoor Tuesday revived the policy planning division with a wide-ranging strategy meeting involving top officials, think tanks, industry bodies ... Read more...

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IGNOU to start courses on food security in northeast


September 16th, 2009 - 10:51 am ICT by IANS
By Sujit Chakraborty Agartala, Sep 16 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) is starting special courses on sustainable agriculture and food security for northeastern India.The northeastern region, comprising eight states, covers ... Read more...

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Akali Dal wants special agricultural zone in Punjab


September 12th, 2009 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 12 (IANS) The two-day "Vichar Baithak" (brainstorming session) of Punjab's ruling Shiromani Akali Dal concluded here Saturday, with the party announcing all subsidies, including in agriculture, would continue and it ... Read more...

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Akali Dal brainstorming session begins in Shimla


September 11th, 2009 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 11 (IANS) The two-day 'Vichar Baithak' (brainstorming session) of Punjab's ruling Shiromani Akali Dal began Friday at the Peterhoff hotel here, which witnessed the expulsion of senior Bharatiya Janata ... Read more...

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Vasundhara Raje calls on Advani and Rajnath Singh in Delhi


August 22nd, 2009 - 11:11 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.22 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and former Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on Saturday evening called on senior leaders Lal Krishna Advani and Rajnath Singh here at ... Read more...

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BJP defends Jaswant expulsion, reposes faith in Advani


August 22nd, 2009 - 3:32 am ICT by IBNS
Shimla, Aug 21 (IBNS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on the concluding day of its brainstorming session (chintan baithak) here has defended its action of expelling senior leader Jaswant Singh since the ... Read more...

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Jaswant’s book against core party beliefs, 2005 resolution: BJP (Lead)


August 20th, 2009 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 20 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday said its parliamentary board's decision to expel senior leader Jaswant Singh was in view of the book's contents that went against ... Read more...

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Jaitley denies existence of BJP internal report, justifies Jaswant’s expulsion


August 20th, 2009 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
Shimla, Aug.20 (ANI): Senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley on Thursday denied existence or the tabling of any internal report prepared by Bal Apte at the three-day Chintan Baithak (brainstorming session) on ... Read more...

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Jinnah book sales soar after author Jaswant’s expulsion (Lead)


August 20th, 2009 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla/New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Curiosity equals book sales. That equation seems to be at work with Jaswant Singh's "Jinnah: India - Partition - Independence" zooming to the top of the ... Read more...

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BJP mum on Jaswant, but there’s unease within (Lead)


August 20th, 2009 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 20 (IANS) While most Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders, who are here for a three-day meeting to introspect on what ails the party, Thursday maintained a studied silence on ... Read more...

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Rajnath skirts Jaswant issue in Shimla


August 18th, 2009 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 18 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Rajnath Singh, who arrived here Tuesday evening for the party's brainstorming session, refused to speak further on senior leader Jaswant Singh's praise ... Read more...

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RSS chief asks BJP to replace old with young, end discords (Lead)


August 18th, 2009 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) A day ahead of the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) crucial brainstorming session, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat Tuesday said the young generation should take ... Read more...

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PM has realised threat from Pakistan, says Advani


August 18th, 2009 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 18 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Tuesday said he was happy Prime Minister Manmohan Singh had realised there was terror threat emanating from Pakistan. Advani, who ... Read more...

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BJP leaders’ date with the past at Shimla’s Peterhoff hotel


August 18th, 2009 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 18 (IANS) The Peterhoff Hotel here, which will host senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders during their three-day 'Chintan Baithak' or introspection meet starting Wednesday, is not just another ... Read more...

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Shimla set for BJP’s ‘introspection’ meet


August 18th, 2009 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 18 (IANS) An entire hotel has been booked, tight security is in place and there are issues galore to be discussed -- this Himachal Pradesh capital is all set ... Read more...

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Jaswant calls Jinnah ‘great Indian’, blames Nehru for partition


August 16th, 2009 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Walking in the footsteps of party senior L.K. Advani, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Jaswant Singh has called Pakistan's founder Mohammed Ali Jinnah "a great Indian", ... Read more...

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Advani says will serve his full term as Leader of Opposition


August 13th, 2009 - 12:13 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.13 (ANI): Leader of Opposition L.K.Advani has said that he will complete his full five-year term, and has dismissed media reports of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) asking him to ... Read more...

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