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Sushma Swaraj unveils Ashoka painting


September 2nd, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) BJP leader Sushma Swaraj has unveiled a painting depicting Emperor Asoka to mark the 2,600th year of the advent of Buddhism in Sri Lanka.The painting ... Read more...

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No clarifications, says Abhishek (Movie Snippets)


July 28th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 28 (IANS) Bollywood's famed Bachchan family is under constant media scrutiny with rumours finding their way in print almost each day, but Abhishek Bachchan says its better ... Read more...

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Houseboat business struggles to stay afloat (Kerala Newsletter)


June 23rd, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 23 (IANS) A houseboat trip on the backwaters of Alappuzha or Kumarakom is billed as one of Kerala's exotic tourism products. But the future may not be bright ... Read more...

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Despite poverty, disability, these Bengal students shine


June 2nd, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 2 (IANS) They faced poverty and physical disability but that could not deter these bravehearts from scoring well in this year's Madhyamik examinations of the West Bengal ... Read more...

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Northeast politicians want to join BJP: Gadkari


May 13th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 13 (IANS) Several politicians from the northeastern states want to join the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), its president, Nitin Gadkari, said here Sunday."Several senior leaders from various ... Read more...

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India has bright future in cue sports: Geet Sethi


May 5th, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 5 (IANS) Nine time World Billiards Champion Geet Sethi feels India has a bright future in cue sports and welcomes the changes which billiards has seen over the ... Read more...

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Ahead of Clinton’s visit, US ambassador calls on Mamata


April 30th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 30 (IANS) US Ambassador to India Nancy Powell Monday had a 30-minute meeting with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, apparently to prepare the ground for US ... Read more...

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Morne’s 19th over proved decisive: Dravid


April 29th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals captain Rahul Dravid said it was pacer Morne Morkel who should get the credit for Delhi Daredevil's thrilling one run win in the ... Read more...

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‘Invest in research, technology for future of IITs’


April 16th, 2012 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Increased investment in research, higher monetary assistance and development of technology for industries are the three steps that will ensure a bright future for the ... Read more...

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‘Never again’ says Rwanda on 18th anniversary of genocide


April 8th, 2012 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) "Never again" would such a monstrosity be allowed to happen, the East African nation of Rwanda declared Saturday, the 18th anniversary of the genocide against ... Read more...

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‘Captain’ Vijayakant’s men jump DMDK ship


February 7th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 7 (IANS) Several leading members of the DMDK, including film-maker Ibrahim Rowther, a friend of its founder A.Vijayakant, Tuesday quit the party and joined Tamil Nadu's ruling AIADMK.The ... Read more...

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Facebook: India is second fastest growing market


February 5th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) Why is Facebook becoming more and more popular? Connectivity and accessibility are the biggest drawing cards, say users.Facebook also finds India equally indispensable.According ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

After BSP, Rahul Gandhi targets BJP


December 29th, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Pilibhit, Dec 29 (IANS) After a sustained attack on the ruling Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) in Uttar Pradesh over the past three days, Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Thursday ... Read more...

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‘Golden question’ that made Indian scientist probe nanotech


December 8th, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 8 (IANS) How many atoms are required to keep gold shining? It was this question asked by a student that made India's noted scientist C.N.R. Rao take up ... Read more...

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Westwood eyes more Asian glory at Thailand golf


December 5th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Dec 5 (IANS) Asian specialist Lee Westwood will bid for a third title in the Far East this year when he plays at the Asian Tour's season-ending tournament, the ... Read more...

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Crossing ‘knowledge bridge’ on an Azamgarh river (Postcard from Azamgarh)


November 30th, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Azamgarh (Uttar Pradesh), Nov 30 (IANS) They wanted their children to get good quality education which they were bereft of. So people in a small village of Uttar Pradesh funded ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Pakistan to train Afghan Army


November 4th, 2011 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 3 (IANS) The Pakistani Army would train the Afghan National Army as well as the police under an agreement signed by the two countries, a top Pakistani official ... Read more...

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Taj city frets in dark despite privatisation


October 23rd, 2011 - 10:40 am ICT by IANS
Agra, Oct 23 (IANS) This Taj city turns dark for several hours daily despite privatisation of power distribution last year and a clear Supreme Court directive to ensure "uninterrupted power ... Read more...

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Rahul promises equal development of Kashmir


September 28th, 2011 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 27 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Tuesday promised that his party will work for the equitable development of all regions of Jammu and Kashmir. "We want the ... Read more...

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Hazare threatens stir in Maharashtra over Lokayukta


September 22nd, 2011 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Pune/Ralegan Siddhi (Maharashtra), Sep 22 (IANS) Reiterating his demand for a stronger Lokayukta in the state, anti-graft activist Anna Hazare Thursday said he will launch a popular movement in ... Read more...

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Compromise major issue that male models face: Bharat Sharma


September 9th, 2011 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) Kota boy Bharat Sharma, a regular at fashion weeks, says there isn't enough work for male models in India and that the young faces who ... Read more...

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Afghanistan seeks India’s support for Taliban reconciliation


July 14th, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) India Thursday conveyed its "unstinted support" for the progress of Afghanistan as the country's former president, Burhanuddin Rabbani, sought New Delhi's support for the ... Read more...

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A honour, a tough job: Khursheed


July 12th, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Salman Khursheed, who is to replace M. Veerappa Moily as the new law minister, Tuesday said he felt honoured and had got a "very tough ... Read more...

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US firmly supports NSG clean waiver to India (Second Lead)


June 30th, 2011 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) The US Thursday allayed India's concerns over the the new guidelines of the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) tightening export enrichment and reprocessing (ENR) technologies, ... Read more...

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US firmly supports NSG clean waiver to India: Roemer (Lead, With image)


June 30th, 2011 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) Outgoing US Ambassador Timothy J. Roemer Thursday said Washington was "firmly" committed to and "strongly and vehemently" supported a clean waiver of the Nuclear ... Read more...

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US firmly supports clean waiver to India: Roemer


June 30th, 2011 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) Speaking against the backdrop of the India Gate, outgoing US Ambassador Timothy J. Roemer Thursday said Washington was "firmly" committed to providing enrichment and ... Read more...

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Rajiv Kumar appointed new FICCI secretary general


May 23rd, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Leading industry lobby Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) Monday announced the appointment of Rajiv Kumar as its new secretary general after ... Read more...

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Three Indian boys earn their ticket to Celtic FC


May 5th, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) For Kolkata boys Jayanto Mondal and Bishal Harijan and Bangalore's Mani Maran it was hard to believe that they were the lucky trio selected for ... Read more...

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White House congratulates royal couple on their wedding


April 30th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by BNO News
LONDON (BNO NEWS) -- The White House has congratulated Prince William and Princess Catherine on their wedding at London's Westminster Abbey on Friday."We congratulate Prince William and Catherine Middleton [..] on their ... Read more...

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White House congratulates British royal couple


April 30th, 2011 - 7:14 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 30 (IANS) The White House Friday congratulated Britain's Prince William and his bride Catherine Middleton on their marriage.The White House wished the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge ... Read more...

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Boeing India chief downplays rejection, hopeful of better deals in future


April 29th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 29(ANI): A day after India rejected Boeing's bid to sell fighter jets, the company's India chief put up a brave face on Friday saying the partnership with India ... Read more...

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Mumbai Indians performing well, no pressure on players: Harbhajan


April 29th, 2011 - 3:26 pm ICT by ANI
Jaipur, Apr 29 (ANI): Mumbai Indians bowler Harbhajan Singh has said that the members of the team are happy with their performance so far in the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) ... Read more...

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China asks people to suggest names for space station


April 26th, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 26 (IANS) China has asked its people to "get involved" in the country's space programme by suggesting names for a 60-tonne space station that Beijing plans to launch ... Read more...

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Wicketkeeper Zulqarnain Haider returns to Pakistan


April 25th, 2011 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, April 25 (IANS) Zulqarnain Haider, Pakistan's runaway wicketkeeper, returned home Monday and is now looking forward to resuming national duty.Haider, who rocked Pakistan cricket by fleeing from Abu Dhabi ... Read more...

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13 militants formally surrender before Manipur Chief Minister


April 22nd, 2011 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, Apr 22 (ANI): In a significant development, thirteen cadres of the Dima Halam Daogah - Jewel (DHD-J) faction recently surrendered with arms and ammunition before Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh. In ... Read more...

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