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Himachal to promote handicrafts in Karnataka


July 28th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 28 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh and Karnataka have signed a deal for the sale of Himachali handicrafts and handlooms in the southern state, an official said Saturday.According to the ... Read more...

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Benefits to e-commerce platforms beyond Delhi, Mumbai


June 8th, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 8 (IANS) To boost overseas trade, the government is mulling extending to other areas the benefits that e-commerce platforms in Delhi and Mumbai get for delivering products outside ... Read more...

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Government announces sops; eyes 20 percent exports growth


June 5th, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) The government Tuesday set a target of increasing exports by 20 percent in 2012-13 and announced a series of measures including interest subsidy and market ... Read more...

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Be honest, Omar tells Kashmiri traders


May 14th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 14 (IANS) Most Kashmiri handicraft traders are honest but a few dishonest ones are giving everyone a bad name, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said Monday.Speaking ... Read more...

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Narrow escape for 30 kids in Gurgaon


April 9th, 2012 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, April 9 (IANS) At least 30 school children had a narrow escape Monday when a tree under which they were studying caught fire because of a powerful power line ... Read more...

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I’m not a good worker: Hemsworth


April 7th, 2012 - 6:03 am ICT by IANS
Melbourne, April 7 (IANS) Actor Liam Hemsworth has done several odd jobs but says he is not a good worker and that he hates waking up early.The 22-year-old actor took ... Read more...

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Cross LoC trade hampered by barter system, lack of banking (With Image)


March 1st, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Uri (Jammu and Kashmir), March 1 (IANS) More than three years after it was launched, trade along the Uri-Muzaffarabad route across the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir has ... Read more...

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Mughal Gardens opened to public


February 7th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) The splendour and magnificence of the Muhgal Gardens at Rahstrapati Bhavan will be unveiled for the lay Friday as it will be opened to ... Read more...

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‘Harry Potter’ star on toilet paper!


December 31st, 2011 - 3:05 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 31 (IANS) It usually gives "Harry Potter" star Daniel Radcliffe immense pleasure to see his face on posters and in newspapers and magazine. But he is upset ... Read more...

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Bieber, Selena on luxurious date


October 8th, 2011 - 6:46 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 8 (IANS) Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez are staying in a $2,300-a-night suite in Brazil."Justin and Selena are staying at the Copacabana Palace in Rio de Janeiro, which ... Read more...

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Day after: Ramlila Maidan deserted, clean up on


August 29th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) After being the site of Anna Hazare's anti-graft campaign for the last 10 days, the Ramlila Maidan wore a deserted look Monday, even as ... Read more...

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Gypsies move into immigration officer’s home while she was away at Proms


August 18th, 2011 - 12:31 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An immigration officer was shocked to find her house occupied a group of Romanian Gypsies. Not only had they moved into her house but the squatters had ... Read more...

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Libyan diplomats tried to sell London assets


August 12th, 2011 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) Libyan embassy staff in London, who were expelled by Britain, tried to sell assets worth more than 100 million pounds to finance their leader Muammar Gaddafi's ... Read more...

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Supporters satisfied with arrangements at Ramlila Ground


June 4th, 2011 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Yoga classes, filtered drinking water, a large number of coolers, mattresses and clean lavatories. The arrangements at Ramlila Ground where yoga guru Baba Ramdev began ... Read more...

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Britain gears up for Mother’Day with flowers


April 1st, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 1 (IANS) People in Britain are all geared up to present flowers to their mothers. Carpets of flowers are springing up across Britain for Mother's Day Sunday, Daily ... Read more...

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India’s exports may touch $235 billion in 2010-11


March 10th, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) With a 49.8 percent jump in February, India's exports have crossed the $200 billion target and are likely to touch $235 billion for fiscal 2010-11, ... Read more...

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Three robbers held, goods worth Rs.50 lakh seized


March 7th, 2011 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) Three men involved in robbing goods vehicles on highways were arrested from east Delhi, police said Monday. Stolen goods worth Rs.50 lakh have been recovered.Anwar ... Read more...

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Four Germans arrested in Lahore released after documents’ verification


March 5th, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar 5(ANI): Four German nationals, who were arrested in Lahore on Friday for not having their travel documents, have been released after the verification of their credentials.Policemen had taken them to ... Read more...

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Playboy mansion a ’squalid prison’


December 31st, 2010 - 4:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 31 (ANI): Hugh Hefner's Playboy mansion is more like a squalid prison where women feel they are no better than prostitutes, reveals a new book.The kiss-and-tell memoir 'Bunny Tales' ... Read more...

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Nicki Minaj thinks pink for New Year’s party


December 13th, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 13 (ANI): Hip-hop recording artist Nicki Minaj has decided to go pink for her New Year's Eve party.Minaj will be hosting the party alongside Nik Richie of TheDirty.com at Mansion ... Read more...

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Afghan handicrafts, dry fruits lure retailers at Delhi IITF


November 22nd, 2010 - 7:57 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.22 (ANI): Handicrafts and several other items made by women from Afghanistan lured retail buyers at the India International Trade (IITF) Fair 2010 here over the weekend.Traditional clothes and silver ... Read more...

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Indian leaves British home, only to find squatters on return


October 21st, 2010 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 21 (IANS) An Indian origin hotelier left his 700,000 pounds five-bedroom home in Britain while it was being refurbished and on return he was shocked to find that 15 jobless ... Read more...

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Malaysian body to build 1,000 homes in Pakistan


October 5th, 2010 - 7:10 am ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Oct 5 (IANS) A Malaysian organisation would help Pakistan build 1,000 low-cost houses for homeless people in the flood-affected areas, a media report said.The Malaysia Relief Agency (MRA), which had ... Read more...

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Britain’s youngest mother aged 12 evicted over ‘wild drug-fuelled parties’


September 24th, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 24 (ANI): The woman, who became Britain's youngest mother after a one-night stand at the age of 12, has been evicted from her home for throwing "wild drug-fuelled parties".Amy Crowhurst, ... Read more...

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Government urged not to cut duty drawback rates


September 18th, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Indian exporters Saturday urged the central government to defer its decision to cut duty drawback rates, saying it would negatively affect exports of items like textiles, leather ... Read more...

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Study: Nonstick cookware may raise the cholesterol levels for children


September 7th, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new study that was carried out by Stephanie J. Frisbee and her colleagues and published in the September edition of the Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine. ... Read more...

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Zed greets Malayalees on Onam


August 9th, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Aug 9 (ANI): Noted Hindu statesman Rajan Zed has sent greetings to Malayalees world over on Onam festival, praying for their happiness, peace, and prosperity.In a release in Nevada (USA) ... Read more...

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Iowa Lake Vanishes In One Day


July 27th, 2010 - 12:17 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
July 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A lake in Iowa which was nine miles long virtually disappeared on Saturday after surging waters from a flood caused the failure of a ninety-two year old dam, ... Read more...

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US sees big drop in child labour use by Indian carpet-makers


July 20th, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 20 (IANS) Finding sizeable drop in the use of child workers by India's carpet industry, the US Labour Bureau has done away with the need for a guarantee from federal ... Read more...

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US housing complex in racial row against Indians


July 17th, 2010 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 17 (IANS) The US Justice Department has filed a lawsuit against an apartment complex in Washington state for racial discrimination against Indians who were even told to "go ... Read more...

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England to stay in 3,175-pound-a-night hotel in S. Africa


June 3rd, 2010 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 3 (ANI): Coach Fabio Capello and his 23-man squad will stay at the 20-million-pound five-star Royal Bafokeng Sports Campus in Phokeng, Rustenburg for the duration of the FIFA World Cup. ... Read more...

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Rohit Bal Roots For Kashmir


May 15th, 2010 - 8:52 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 15, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Rohit Bal has always been one to stick to his roots. Most of his collections have a traditional touch to them. This Kashmiri designer has somehow, always ... Read more...

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Exports jump 54 percent in March; dip 4.7 percent for 2009-10


May 10th, 2010 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) India's merchandise exports grew by 54.1 percent in March to $19.9 billion, but the value of the outward shipments dipped 4.7 percent to $176.5 billion for 2009-10 ... Read more...

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Exports rise 54 percent in March, fall for whole fiscal (Lead)


May 6th, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) India's merchandise exports grew a healthy 54 percent in March to $19.9 billion, but the value of the outward shipments dipped 4.7 percent to $176.5 billion for ... Read more...

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Customs Department seizes six Kg heroin in Amritsar


April 15th, 2010 - 10:49 pm ICT by ANI
Amritsar, Apr 15 (ANI): The Customs Department seized six kilograms of heroin from courier service provider's office in Amritsar.According to officials, the value of the narcotic seized is estimated to be ... Read more...

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