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NRI appeals for LPG connection in India


August 29th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 29 (IANS) Unable to procure a cooking gas connection for his home in Punjab has forced a British citizen of Indian origin to approach the Punjab Non-Resident Indians ... Read more...

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Western intelligence shaken by Canada spy leaks


July 26th, 2012 - 8:55 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A vast amount of classified information allegedly leaked to Russia by a Canadian naval intelligence officer has seriously compromised the spy agencies of major English-speaking ... Read more...

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Bihar destitute woman is missing


July 17th, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 17 (IANS) Several voluntary groups in India and abroad have come forward to support a destitute woman in Bihar who sold her four month old son for Rs.62 ... Read more...

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Tech groups ask India to revisit market access rules


April 9th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 9 (IANS) A number of global technology and business groups want India to reconsider its new rules on government-purchased technology, suggesting they would be at odds with ... Read more...

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It’s victory of people, says Suu Kyi


April 2nd, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, April 2 (IANS) Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi called it a "victory of the people" after her party, the National League for Democracy (NLD), said she had won ... Read more...

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Suu Kyi wins landmark Myanmar by-polls (Roundup)


April 1st, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, April 1 (IANS) Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi Sunday scored a momentous victory following a decades-long fight for democracy by winning a parliamentary by-poll for a seat in ... Read more...

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Suu Kyi wins Myanmar by-elections


April 1st, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, April 1 (IANS) Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, chairperson of the National League for Democracy (NLD) party, Sunday won the parliamentary by-elections, securing a seat in Myanmar's lower ... Read more...

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Myanmar votes to elect Suu Kyi (Lead)


April 1st, 2012 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, April 1 (IANS) Thousands Sunday voted in Myanmar's parliamentary by-elections in which Nobel laureate and democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi is contesting for the first time.Over six million ... Read more...

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Myanmar holds landmark votes


April 1st, 2012 - 8:54 am ICT by IANS
Yangon, April 1 (IANS) Polling began Sunday in Myanmar's by-elections that promise to be the most open contest in decades, with Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi among those standing.Standing ... Read more...

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India’s Sufi pictorial takes Islam to children worldwide (With Image)


February 18th, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) "O Imam Ali, can you tell us how far it is to heaven?" asked a group of Muslim pilgrims to which the wise one replied, ... Read more...

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Mauritius will find solution on tax evasion: Mauritius minister (Interview)


February 12th, 2012 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) Mauritius will find a mutually satisfactory solution with India to the misuse of a bilateral treaty by investors to evade taxes, a senior minister ... Read more...

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Bangalore summit to discuss water woes


January 30th, 2012 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 30 (IANS) With one-third of the global population living in India and China by 2025, the region will face imminent water scarcity unless there is action. Now experts ... Read more...

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Sikh pilgrims visit Pakistan


November 9th, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 9 (IANS) About 8,000 Sikh pilgrims from all over the world have congregated in Pakistan's Punjab province to mark the birth anniversary of Guru Nanak.The three-day celebrations began ... Read more...

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Palestine becomes a member of UNESCO


October 31st, 2011 - 10:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Oct 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) UNESCO admitted Palestine as a member on Monday. Member countries voted to admit the Palestinians into the organization. The decision is seen as a major one ... Read more...

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India presses Australia to withdraw travel advisory


October 27th, 2011 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Oct 27 (IANS) India has pressed Australia to withdraw travel advisory that uses "disproportionate" language warning of terror attacks during the festive season. Vice President Hamid Ansari has ... Read more...

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Agra despairs over Western advisory


October 26th, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Oct 26 (IANS) Tourism industry in the Taj Mahal city of Agra fumed Wednesday that it will be badly hit following advisory from five Western nations asking tourists to ... Read more...

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India hits out at ‘disproportionate’ travel advisories


October 25th, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) India Tuesday objected to advisories issued by the US and other countries that warned of heightened possibility of terror attacks during the Diwali festival season, ... Read more...

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Apple’s iPhone 4S sales top four mn in three days


October 18th, 2011 - 10:54 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 18 (IANS) Though Apple iPhone 4S failed to wow pundits when it was unveiled, the company sold more than 4 million units over the weekend, making it the ... Read more...

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Single-sex schools don’t improve performance


September 23rd, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 23 (IANS) Many parents get their children admitted to single-sex schools in the expectation that they would do better -- but that's just not the case as research ... Read more...

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Goan convention in London to discuss environment degradation back home


July 17th, 2011 - 10:40 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 17 (IANS) Thousands of Goans scattered all over the world will converge in London next week to voice concerns over rampant mining and corruption in Goa and issues ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Royal wedding video to be sold for charity


May 1st, 2011 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 1 (IANS) Television footage from the British royal wedding of Prince William and Kate will be made into a DVD, proceeds from which would go to charity.The ... Read more...

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Nigerian who swindled Indian arrested in Ghana


March 17th, 2011 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, March 17 (IANS) A Nigerian who defrauded an Indian education advisor of $22,300 under the pretext of securing a Canadian visa for him has been arrested."Kingsley Emmanuel Atuegwu Ekena, ... Read more...

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Wills, Kate ask guests for charity donations instead of gifts


March 17th, 2011 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 17 (ANI): Prince William and Kate Middleton have asked guests to their wedding to donate to their own special charitable fund instead of giving them presents.St James' Palace ... Read more...

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BJP demands amendments in pesticides bill


March 13th, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 13 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party Kisan Morcha Sunday demanded amendments in the proposed Pesticides Management Bill and sharing of its management rights with state governments.It also ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Harvard named world’s top university


March 11th, 2011 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 11 (ANI): Harvard has been ranked as the top university in the world, a new research has revealed.Cambridge has been named as the most highly regarded universities in the world, ... Read more...

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Govt. provides legal assistance to Indians in foreign countries: Vayalar Ravi


March 9th, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 9 (ANI): Minister of Overseas Indian Affairs Vayalar Ravi today said that the government provides legal assistance to Indians in foreign countries through Indian Missions abroad.In a written ... Read more...

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Bangladesh registers 40 percent hike in apparel exports


February 20th, 2011 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 20 (IANS) Bangladesh has registered a 40 percent hike in its apparel exports in the last six months, with increased exports to India and new markets wrested from global leader ... Read more...

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48th Central Geological Programming Board meeting begins review in Delhi


February 3rd, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.3 (ANI): The Geological Survey of India (GSI) will soon procure modern equipments that will uplift the pace and quantity output of all the exploration programmes of the GSI.Revealing ... Read more...

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Business jets make a dash for Vibrant Gujarat (Diary)


January 12th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
By Arvind Padmanabhan Gandhinagar, Jan 12 (IANS) Some 35 business jets and choppers ferrying the country's top industrialists and political leaders have descended at Ahmedabad for the Vibrant Gujarat two-day biennial conclave ... Read more...

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Kiwi man and his American wife win ‘world’s best couple’ title


December 15th, 2010 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Dec 15 (ANI): A New Zealand man and his American wife has won the title of the "world's best couple".Auckland couple Cameron and Shariyah Morris was presented a 22-carat diamond ring ... Read more...

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2 Brit-Indians placed among ‘migrants living in Britain doubles to 6.9m in 30 yrs’ list


December 10th, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 10 (ANI): Brit-Indian singer Cliff Richard and actress Joanna Lumley have been listed among the number of people living in Britain who were born abroad, a figure that has reportedly ... Read more...

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Give one percent of earnings for education: Badal to Sikhs


November 14th, 2010 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 14 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Sunday urged established Sikhs all across the world to contribute one per cent of their earnings to provide free quality education to ... Read more...

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Over 7,000 poets in UAE poetry competition


October 20th, 2010 - 1:04 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Oct 19 (IANS/WAM) Over 7000 poets from 30 countries including India took part in a competition for classical Arabic poetry organised by Abu Dhabi authorities.Sultan Al Amimi, director of ... Read more...

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Canadian uranium miner for joint venture in India


October 16th, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 16 (IANS) With India planning to acquire uranium mines abroad, Canadian uranium mining major Cameco has expressed interest in partnering with the Uranium Corp of India Ltd (UCIL) or Nuclear ... Read more...

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540 foreign athletes, delegates to arrive in Delhi tonight for CWG


September 26th, 2010 - 9:30 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 26 (ANI): About 540 athletes and delegates are expected to arrive here on Sunday night from Canada. Australia, Wales and some other countries, as Delhi gears up for XIX ... Read more...

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