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Indian NGO to push sanitation goals in developing nations


September 17th, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Sep 15 (IANS) India's low-cost sanitation NGO Sulabh Sauchalaya is all set to go global by expanding its footprint in 50 developing countries to push the implementation of the ... Read more...

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Educating European leaders on India’s low-cost toilets


September 12th, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Acknowledging his pioneering work in the field of low cost sanitation and social uplift, a French economic forum has invited Sulabh Sanitation movement chief mentor ... Read more...

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Indian American actor held in $13 mn extortion plot


August 23rd, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, Aug 23 (IANS) A small-time Indian-American actor has been arrested by federal agents on charges of trying to extort millions of dollars from five business tycoons, including Harvey Weinstein, ... Read more...

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Vijay Amritraj turns host, chats up global icons


August 16th, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Legendary tennis player Vijay Amritraj makes his debut as a talk show host with "Dimensions". A first-of-its-kind, the show will feature global icons. Excited ... Read more...

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Bollywood careers to make or break this Friday (IANS Preview)


May 8th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) "Dangerous Ishhq" and "Ishaqzaade" - both films releasing this Friday - will play a pivotal role in the careers of their actors. While the ... Read more...

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Watch out ‘Agent Vinod’ for desi superspy flavour (IANS Preview)


March 19th, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) After playing a simple Dalit man in "Aarakshan", actor Saif Ali Khan returns as a spy in the thriller "Agent Vinod", which is releasing ... Read more...

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US Maryland state’s governor invites Indian investors


December 3rd, 2011 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Dec 3 (IANS) Leading a delegation of officials from the Maryland state government of the US, senior executives from more than 50 leading businesses and academic institutions, Governor Martin ... Read more...

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In Venice, with Shakira - big fat Indian wedding gets bigger


May 16th, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Grand palazzos, gondolas and Colombian pop star Shakira in person! It couldn't get bigger than the grand Indian wedding of Britain-based industrialist Pramod Agarwal's ... Read more...

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Court dissolves Egypt’s former ruling party


April 17th, 2011 - 1:02 am ICT by BNO News
CAIRO (BNO NEWS) -- A Cairo court on Saturday ordered the dissolving of Egypt's former ruling party and the confiscation of its assets, Ahram Online reported.The Supreme Administrative Court (SAC) ruled that ... Read more...

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On World Cup day, Chandigarh airport tackles record 98 flights


March 30th, 2011 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 30 (IANS) On a normal day just around 12 flights arrive and take off at Chandigarh airport. But Wednesday was different with 49 flights, mostly chartered, arriving ... Read more...

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Chandigarh airport prepares for a busy Wednesday


March 29th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 29 (IANS) With top leaders, business tycoons, Bollywood celebrities and other big-wigs flying in here in several chartered, personal and special planes for the most awaited ... Read more...

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Hidden cameras in Malay hotel rooms used to blackmail patrons


March 17th, 2011 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Mar 17 (ANI): Hidden cameras in hotel rooms in Malaysia are being used to blackmail men and women into paying a hefty sum to prevent racy photos and videos of ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

MBA, the new ‘mantra for success’ in Nagaland


February 21st, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
Kohima, Feb 21 (ANI): Acquiring a Masters in Business Administration (MBA or M.B.A.) is the new buzzword in Nagaland and students from various academic disciplines aspire to become business tycoons and heads ... Read more...

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Over 38,000 to run in bigger, better Mumbai Marathon


January 15th, 2011 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 15 (IANS) More than 38,000 people, including celebrities, senior citizens and many on wheel chairs, are set to participate in the Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon Sunday that begins from ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Indian tycoons to buy ‘world’s most expensive suit’


December 11th, 2010 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 11 (ANI): Indian tycoons are soon to be given the opportunity to buy the world's most expensive clothes after an Anglo-French retailer announced the launch of an 80,000 pounds ... Read more...

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BJP’s pyrrhic victory in Karnataka (Comment)


October 16th, 2010 - 10:38 am ICT by IANS
By Amulya Ganguli The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) may have won the trust vote in the Karnataka assembly but at the cost of straining the confidence of the people. Besides, the narrow ... Read more...

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Armani Hotel Coming Up In Paris


October 8th, 2010 - 7:52 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri The famous Armani Fashion Empire is now eying the luxury hotel business with the third hotel of the brand coming up in Paris. Right now the excitement around the ... Read more...

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Likely Chinese owners plan to make Liverpool highest-spending club


August 7th, 2010 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 7 (ANI): Liverpool's would be Chinese owners are planning to turn the club into the biggest spenders on the planet.Marc Ganis, whose Sportscorp company has helped form a group of ... Read more...

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Ambani, Subrata Roy to compete with Chinese Govt. to buy Liverpool


August 5th, 2010 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 5 (ANI): India's richest man Mukesh Ambani and billionaire businessman Subrata Roy face competition from the Chinese Government in the battle to buy English Premier League club Liverpool.The Indian ... Read more...

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Mary Steenburgen And Ted Danson At Chelsea Clinton’s Wedding


August 1st, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Aug 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It was the lavish and grand wedding of former US President Bill Clinton and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's daughter Chelsea Clinton. The who's who of ... Read more...

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PM’s trade panel to come up with report to boost agriculture output


July 31st, 2010 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 31 (ANI): A sub-committee of the Prime Minister's Council on Trade and Industry on agriculture held its first meeting here on Friday.The designated members discussed issues related with ... Read more...

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Indian origin peer quits House of Lords


July 7th, 2010 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkata Vemuri London, July 7 (IANS) Four British peers, including Indian origin metal magnate Lord Bagri, have resigned from the House of Lords as a new law comes into force Wednesday.The new ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Robert De Niro backs 9/11 memorial foundation


June 26th, 2010 - 6:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 26 (ANI): Robert De Niro has extended his support to a memorial foundation helping victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks in New York in 2001 - by encouraging businesses ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

CAG rap for Maharashtra on IPL losses (Lead)


April 23rd, 2010 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) Friday said the Maharashtra government lost Rs.4.99 crore (nearly Rs.50 million) in revenue by failing to levy entertainment duty on the Indian ... Read more...

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CAG raps Maharashtra government on IPL losses


April 23rd, 2010 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) The Comptroller & Auditor General (CAG) Friday slammed the Maharashtra government for losing nearly Rs.49.99 million (Rs.4.99 crore) in 2008 by not levying entertainment tax on the Indian ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

What makes IPL a rage with women


April 22nd, 2010 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
By Debayan Mukherjee Kolkata, April 22 (IANS) Glamour, business tycoons, Bollywood, drama and a crisp format! It's a power-packed combo that has helped the Indian Premier League (IPL) draw women fans in ... Read more...

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Corporate honchos pledge to invest in Assam


March 9th, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 9 (IANS) Leaders of corporate India Tuesday pledged to invest in Assam and explore opportunities for business in agriculture, tourism and rural infrastructure and setting up of power plants, ... Read more...

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For India’s Kumbh Mela, biggest spiritual gathering on earth, Hindus seek world-class arrangements


December 26th, 2009 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Dec 26 (ANI): Hindus are asking governments of India and Uttarakhand to speed-up the preparations for Haridwar Kumbh Mela, termed as biggest spiritual gathering on earth, starting January 14.Acclaimed Hindu ... Read more...

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Hindus ask world-class arrangements for India’s Kumbh Mela


December 1st, 2009 - 1:23 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Hindus are asking governments of India and Uttarakhand to speed-up the preparations for Haridwar Kumbh Mela, termed as biggest spiritual gathering on earth, starting January 14.Acclaimed Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a ... Read more...

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Shilpa-Jermaine The Bonding Just Grew Stronger


October 15th, 2009 - 3:07 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
By Subhash K JhaThe bonding between Shilpa and Jermaine which was established during her turbulent stint at Big Bother, just got much stronger and more creative during Jermaine's current visit to ... Read more...

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Hollywood celebrities to partake in India’s Kumbh Mela, expecting 100 million pilgrims


August 27th, 2009 - 6:55 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Some Hollywood celebrities are expected to participate in the Haridwar Kumbh Mela, termed as biggest spiritual gathering on earth, in India during January-April next, according to reports. Tour operators are keeping the celebrity ... Read more...

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Hollywood celebs ‘to participate in India’s Kumbh Mela’


August 27th, 2009 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Aug 27 (ANI): Rumour has it that some Hollywood celebrities will partake in the Haridwar Kumbh Mela, termed as biggest spiritual gathering on earth, in India during January-April next year.The ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Company run by school kids gives 900 percent dividend!


August 17th, 2009 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin Chandigarh, Aug 17 (IANS) Business honchos, take note. In times of recession, a company floated and managed by schoolchildren in Chandigarh has given a dividend of 900 percent to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

NDA allies root for Advani as PM, not Modi


May 4th, 2009 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Key allies of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) have made it clear that only L.K. Advani and not Gujarat Chief ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Juhi Parmar and Sachin Shroff to tie a knot on 15 February


January 28th, 2009 - 12:04 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
Juhi Parmar aka Kumkum - currently playing the lead role n Kumkum - a daily on Star Plus, will be tying the knot on February 15th and will be on 45 ... Read more...

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