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One-stop shop for Pakistani designers now in India


September 11th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) From Karma, Libas, Fahad Hussayn to Rizwan Beyg, the Pakistan Fashion Design Council (PFDC) is bringing some of their most renowned designers' labels to India ... Read more...

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Hamilton to drive in Mumbai Sep 16


September 5th, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 5 (IANS) Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton will be here to enthrall motorsport fans on Sep 16 as he will drive his racecar around Marine Drive.The Vodafone McLaren ... Read more...

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Swedish ex-envoy to head defence firm Saab in India


August 29th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Former Swedish ambassador Lars-Olof Lindgren will return to India as the chief of the defence firm Saab's operations here. He will forge new ties with ... Read more...

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118 Pakistani Hindus arrive in India


August 16th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), Aug 16 (IANS) With uncertainty writ large on their faces, 118 Pakistani Hindus arrived in India on board the Samjhauta Express, the peace train between India and Pakistan, ... Read more...

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India willing to grant Pakistani Hindus long-term visa


August 16th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) With growing concern over the plight of several hundred Pakistani Hindus coming to India, the government Thursday said it was willing to grant long-term ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha airs concern over Pakistan Hindus’ plight


August 13th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Lok Sabha members across political divide Monday expressed concern over the plight of minority Hindus in Pakistan and urged the government to spell out ... Read more...

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Ahead of talks, Pakistan’s new envoy arrives in India


June 21st, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Ahead of the talks between foreign secretaries of India and Pakistan, Pakistan's High Commissioner-designate Salman Bashir has arrived here and is expected to present his ... Read more...

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India keeps watch, says change in Pakistan won’t affect ties (Lead)


June 20th, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) As Pakistan prepares for a new prime minister, India Wednesday said it was closely monitoring the situation but stressed that the change in leadership ... Read more...

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Metal band Korn coming to India


June 15th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) The members of American metal band Korn have set a date with India. Already familiar with Indian fans through Facebook, they are set to ... Read more...

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India has more beauty queens than most countries: Diana


June 14th, 2012 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 14 (IANS) Former Miss World Diana Hayden believes that while India may not have won an international beauty pageant for 12 years now, we should be happy ... Read more...

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Buddh Circuit to host Superbike World Championship in 2013


June 9th, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, June 9 (IANS) Buddh International Circuit (BIC) owner Jaypee Sports International Saturday confirmed that the race track will be hosting a round of Superbike World Championship (WSBK) in ... Read more...

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‘Low chances of polio coming to India from Pakistan’


May 31st, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Despite apprehensions, India is not at risk of the polio virus being exported from Pakistan, the Pakistani Prime Minister's Focal Person for Polio Shahnaz ... Read more...

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Drogba to visit India in June


May 22nd, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Chelsea striker Didier Drogba will make his maiden visit to India next month.Drogba, who was instrumental in Chelsea's maiden Champion League triumph last week, is ... Read more...

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Musician ShriLektric coming to India


May 18th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Britain-based Indian musician Shri, also known as ShriLektric, is coming here on a four-city tour, starting May 24.The multi-intstrumentalist will perform in Delhi, Hyderabad, ... Read more...

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Clinton’s India visit: Afghanistan, Iran, n-deal on agenda


May 4th, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Afghanistan, Iran and progress in the nuclear deal are among the key issues that US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is expected to discuss ... Read more...

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We’ll be happy if Hillary visits Kolkata: Mamata


April 27th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 27 (IANS) With US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton scheduled to visit Kolkata May 7, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Friday said she was happy that ... Read more...

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Indian spy who was Zardari’s jail mate wants to meet him


April 8th, 2012 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 8 (IANS) Mehboob Elahi is happy that his old prison mate Asif Ali Zardari is coming to India but is crestfallen that he will not get to ... Read more...

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PM urged to help Pakistani Hindu refugees


April 7th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 7 (IANS) A voluntary group working for Pakistani refugees in India has requested Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to raise the problems of Hindus living in Pakistan with ... Read more...

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Anti-malaria campaign launched in Delhi


March 15th, 2012 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) The Tony Blair Faith Foundation Wednesday launched a programme here for raising awareness about malaria.The Where's The Net programme features a mosquito net which is ... Read more...

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India-Africa conclave to discuss projects worth $30 billion


March 11th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) With India's growing focus on Africa, over 250 projects worth around $30 billion in sectors such as agriculture, communications and pharmaceuticals will be on the ... Read more...

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Superbike World Championship calendar ready to add India


March 10th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) A year from now, the Hondas and the Ducatis will be scorching the Buddh International Circuit (BIC) with the Superbike World Championship (WSBK) getting ready ... Read more...

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Fukushima survivor denied Indian visa: Greenpeace


March 7th, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 7 (IANS) Alleging that the Indian government is attempting to stifle criticism, an NGO here said the government has cancelled a visa granted to Maya Kobayashi, a Fukushima ... Read more...

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VIP tickets for Guetta’s Gurgaon gig sold out


March 5th, 2012 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) The VIP tickets for international DJ David Guetta's gig in Gurgaon Friday have been sold out, while just a little over 1,000 general tickets are ... Read more...

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Deported German dabbled in semi-political protests: Chidambaram (Lead)


February 29th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS) India Wednesday justified the deportation of a German national for raising funds for the anti-Kundankulam nuclear plant protests in Tamil Nadu, with Home Minister ... Read more...

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Want to hold a party? Use free invitation online tool


February 17th, 2012 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Feb 17 (IANS) For those who party often and find it difficult to send out invitations, Leap Software Solutions Private Limited. has begun providing a free online invitation ... Read more...

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Kensville Challenge golf: German Kieffer edges out Gangjee in play-off


January 29th, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Jan 29 (IANS) Rahil Gangjee was three clear of the field, with four holes to go and seemed to have sewn up the title at the Gujarat Kensville Challenge ... Read more...

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Visit controversy a black farce, says shocked Rushdie (Lead)


January 25th, 2012 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Author Salman Rushdie Tuesday said he was shocked that even his video-conference address at the Jaipur Literature Festival was unacceptable and termed the entire ... Read more...

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‘Year of Water’ to greet Indian tourists in Switzerland


January 24th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 24 (IANS) Dedicating 2012 as the 'Year of Water', Switzerland Tourism will celebrate its famous glaciers, lakes and rivers and the role water plays in the lives of ... Read more...

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Oprah connects to Jaipur with salwar-kameez, social message (With Image)


January 22nd, 2012 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 22 (IANS) The queen of television talk shows, Oprah Winfrey, connected to more than 10,000 people in this historic pink city Sunday with her message on education, ... Read more...

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Government had no hand in Rushdie calling off visit: Congress


January 20th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) The Congress Friday said the government had no role in acclaimed author Salman Rushdie deciding to call off his visit to the Jaipur Literary Festival ... Read more...

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Digvijay snubs Mulayam on higher Muslim quota


January 20th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 20 (IANS) Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh Friday dismissed Mulayam Singh Yadav's pledge to reseve more jobs for Muslims by claiming the Samajwadi Party leader was not serious.He ... Read more...

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Vodafone tax verdict to impact on similar merger deals: experts


January 20th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court verdict Friday on Vodafone's $2.2 billion tax liability will have a bearing on a host of similar overseas mergers and acquisitions deals ... Read more...

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Suspense continues over Rushdie’s Jaipur visit (Lead)


January 19th, 2012 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 19 (IANS) Speculation continued over the visit of controversial writer Salman Rushdie at the Jaipur Literature Festival, with representatives of some Muslim organisations Thursday meeting the organisers ... Read more...

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Suspense continues over Rushdie’s Jaipur visit


January 19th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 19 (IANS) A mystery literary session on the Jan 24 roster of the Jaipur Literature Festival called "Midnight's Child", without naming the participants, kept fuelling speculation that ... Read more...

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Rushdie trip to Jaipur uncertain, cleric seeks apology (Roundup)


January 17th, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur/New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Controversial writer Salman Rushdie may not attend the Jaipur Literature Festival beginning Friday, informed sources said Tuesday, as a leading Muslim scholar asked him ... Read more...

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