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Nehru Boat Race enthralls thousands


August 11th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Alappuzha, Aug 11 (IANS) There was not an inch of space on either bank of the Punnamada lake as thousands watched the 60th edition of the Nehru Boat ... Read more...

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Ruud Gullit enthralls Mohun Bagan crowd


July 30th, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 29 (IANS) It was a prized moment for several budding football players of the city who Sunday had an opportunity for a photo op with Dutch football legend ... Read more...

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India, Indonesia sign double tax avoidance pact, set $25 bn trade target (Lead)


July 27th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) India and Indonesia, two of the six co-founders of the Non-Aligned Movement and now among the world's emerging economies, Friday held talks to map ... Read more...

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India, Indonesia upbeat on $25 bn trade by 2015


July 27th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) India and Indonesia, among the founders of the Non-Aligned Movement and two of the world's emerging economies, Friday held talks to map the ... Read more...

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Footballer Ruud Gullit to visit Kolkata


July 25th, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 25 (IANS) Legendary Dutch footballer Ruud Gullit will visit Kolkata July 28 for two days to attend the final match of a 'para' (community) tournament.He will also be ... Read more...

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Bikers ride with Mandela’s message in Delhi


July 19th, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) Over 150 volunteers celebrated the 94th birthday of renowned South African anti-aparthied activist Nelson Mandela by riding on their motorcycles through the capital and spreading ... Read more...

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Akhilesh lays foundation of 1,980 MW power plant


June 12th, 2012 - 1:26 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 11 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Monday laid the foundation stone of 1,980 MW capacity thermal power plant in the state's Kanpur district.The project, at Ghatampur ... Read more...

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Gadkari steps in again to paper over BJP in-fighting (Himachal Pradesh Newsletter)


June 10th, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 10 (IANS) BJP president Nitin Gadkari has stepped in again, a second time in a month, to end in-fighting between party factions in Himachal Pradesh ahead of ... Read more...

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MNF chief Zoramthanga blames EVMs for defeat of regional parties


May 17th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 17 (IANS) Mizo National Front (MNF) president and former Mizoram chief minister Zoramthanga Thursday blamed the use of electronic voting machines (EVMs) for defeat of regional parties like ... Read more...

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Kazakh embassy celebrates armed forces day


May 11th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) Kazakhstan and India share centuries-old historic ties and there was a need to further promote the cooperation, a top Indain intelligence officer has said here.The ... Read more...

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Rajnath Singh wants Hindi in apex court


May 5th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, May 5 (IANS) BJP leader Rajnath Singh Saturday advocated the introduction of Hindi and other Indian languages in the Supreme Court of India.Singh, who was the chief guest ... Read more...

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Sai Baba devotees offer prayers on first death anniversary


April 24th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Puttaparthi (Andhra Pradesh), April 24 (IANS) The first death anniversary of godman Sathya Sai Baba was observed in this pilgrim town of Andhra Pradesh's Anantapur district Tuesday with hundreds of ... Read more...

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Bihar Day: Shiv Sena non-confrontationist, MNS belligerent


April 13th, 2012 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 13 (IANS) The Shiv Sena Friday adopted a non-confrontationist approach on the proposed Bihar Day celebrations in Mumbai where Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar will be the ... Read more...

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Puttaparthi readies for Sai Baba’s death anniversary


April 12th, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 12 (IANS) Puttaparthi town in Andhra Pradesh's Anantapur district is gearing up for the first anniversary of the passing away of Sathya Sai Baba, who had millions of ... Read more...

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Priyanka, Sidhu honoured as ‘Punjabi Icons’


April 9th, 2012 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 9 (IANS) Well-known actress Priyanka Chopra and former cricketer Navjot Singh Sidhu were honoured with Punjabi Icons Award at a Baisakhi celebration here, an official said.Besides Priyanka ... Read more...

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Stuntman plunges to death, actress injured at mall opening (Third Lead)


April 8th, 2012 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, April 7 (IANS) A stuntman rappelling down a 60-foot building plunged to his death as people watched in horror while at the same time another stunt went wrong ... Read more...

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Stuntman plunges to death, actress injured at mall opening (Second Lead)


April 7th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, April 7 (IANS) A stuntman rappelling down a 60-foot building plunged to his death as people watched in horror while at the same time another stunt went wrong ... Read more...

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Stuntman killed, actress injured in Greater Noida mall (Lead)


April 7th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, April 7 (IANS) A stuntman was killed and Bollywood actress Sayali Bhagat injured in two separate accidents Saturday at a mall in Greater Noida, which was inaugurated only ... Read more...

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CII offers to push Nepal’s economic development


April 6th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Leading business lobby Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has offered all help for Nepal's economic development. The offer was conveyed by CII president B. Muthuraman, who ... Read more...

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India best international investor in Britain: Pranab


March 17th, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, March 17 (IANS) India has been the top international investor in Britain for three consecutive years, union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said here Saturday.Talking to media persons, the ... Read more...

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Nigerian ex-president on five-day visit to India


March 13th, 2012 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) Former Nigerian president Olusegun Obasanjo Monday began a five-day visit to India, looking to explore opportunities to expand the annual bilateral trade that hovers ... Read more...

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Pakistani scholar’s Gujarat remarks spark row


March 1st, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 1 (IANS) Pakistani Islamic scholar Tahir-ul-Qadri's reported remarks advising Muslims to forget the Gujarat riots have sparked a row with some Muslim organisations opposing his ongoing ... Read more...

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A Bangladeshi invite for Mamata: Will she go?


February 20th, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 20 (IANS) An India-Bangladesh trade body Monday said it will invite Mamata Banerjee to a business fair in Dhaka as chief guest - a move that comes ... Read more...

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Mamata doesn’t turn up at Chidambaram event


February 18th, 2012 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 18 (IANS) A day after opposing the National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC), West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday stayed away from an event where Home Minister ... Read more...

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Six months after double bypass, Gogoi ‘hale and hearty’ (With Image)


February 4th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 4 (IANS) Six months after his cardiac surgery, Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi underwent a medical check-up here Saturday and was pronounced "fit and fine" by his ... Read more...

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Asha compares Ravi Shankar’s looks to Tagore


January 31st, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) When singing legend Asha Bhosle came face-to-face with 92-year-old sitar maestro Ravi Shankar after a long time here Tuesday, she couldn't help but compare his ... Read more...

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India to help develop Trinidad as ICT hub


January 27th, 2012 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
Port-of-Spain, Jan 27 (IANS) India's Technical and Economic Cooperation (ITEC) programme will facilitate the advancement of Trinidad and Tobago' s objective of becoming the ICT hub of the Caribbean and ... Read more...

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Patil greets guests ‘At Home’, Thai PM says Namaste India


January 26th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) Namaste India. Elegantly attired in a cream skirt and jacket, Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, accompanied by President Pratibha Patil, moved around the ... Read more...

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Trade accord with India by mid-year, says Thai minister (Interview)


January 26th, 2012 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) India and Thailand hope to conclude a far-reaching duty-free agreement by the middle of this year that will help double bilateral trade to $14 ... Read more...

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Thai PM chief guest at Republic Day


January 26th, 2012 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra Thursday became the third consecutive leader from South East Asia to be the chief guest at India's Republic Day ... Read more...

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India, Thailand to boost anti-terror cooperation, to sign FTA (Second Lead)


January 26th, 2012 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Seeking to elevate their ties to strategic partnership, India and Thailand Wednesday signed six pacts in areas ranging from defence, security to trade and ... Read more...

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India, Thailand ink six pacts; to boost anti-terror cooperation (Lead)


January 25th, 2012 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Seeking to upgrade their ties to a strategic partnership, India and Thailand Wednesday signed six pacts in areas ranging from defence and security to ... Read more...

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India-Thailand FTA by middle of 2012


January 25th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Thailand Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra Wednesday said India and Thailand will finalise by the middle of 2012 a free trade agreement and upgrade the pact ... Read more...

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INS Viraat team wins Western Fleet Regatta (With Images)


January 22nd, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 22 (IANS) Twelve teams representing Indian naval ships Sunday fought it out at for the top spot at the Western Fleet Pulling Regatta (WEFREG) with the team representing ... Read more...

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Boost for research in mental health, neuro-sciences


January 20th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 20 (IANS) A new Centre for Advanced Research for Innovation in Mental Health and Neuro-Sciences will be set up here, Health and Family Welfare Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad ... Read more...

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