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India, Canada to energise ties, fast-track nuclear deal


September 11th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, Sep 11 (IANS) India and Canada will Wednesday hold talks to fast-track the implementation of their civil nuclear deal and look for ways to scale up their cooperation ... Read more...

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17 killed in Syrian car bombing


September 10th, 2012 - 6:33 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least 17 people were killed and over 40 wounded after a car loaded with explosives went off in Syria's Aleppo city Sunday night, SANA ... Read more...

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Maharashtra to bid for UN recognition to six wetlands (With Images)


September 7th, 2012 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 7 (IANS) Maharashtra will identify and categorise its more than 200 large or small wetlands and make a bid for UN recognition in order to get ... Read more...

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23 Indians on ship hijacked by pirates off Nigeria safe (Second Lead)


September 5th, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Lagos/Singapore, Sep 5 (IANS) Twenty-three Indian sailors on board an oil tanker hijacked by pirates off the coast of Lagos, Nigeria's commercial hub, have been rescued by the Nigerian security ... Read more...

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23 Indians on ship hijacked in Nigeria by pirates (Lead)


September 5th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Lagos, Sep 5 (IANS) Twenty-three Indian sailors are on board an oil tanker hijacked by pirates off the coast of Lagos, Nigeria's commercial hub, said the oil tanker company Wednesday.Pat ... Read more...

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Nagaland returning to normalcy


September 3rd, 2012 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kohima, Sep 3 (IANS) Nagaland Home Minister Imkong Imchen Monday said the situation in the clash-hit area of Dimapur is slowly returning to normalcy after clashes between the Sumi and ... Read more...

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Nehru Place to get second Metro station


September 2nd, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) Nehru Place, a commercial hub and computer hardware market here, will get its second Metro station in 2016 as part of Delhi Metro's phase-III, an ... Read more...

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Army stages flag march in Nagaland


September 2nd, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kohima, Sep 2 (IANS) The army Sunday staged a flag march in Dimapur district in Nagaland after clashes a day earlier between Naga tribes Sumi and Angami, an official said."The ... Read more...

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Plea in SC seeks review of quashing of case against Mayawati


August 4th, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) The supreme Court Saturday was moved seeking the review of its judgment quashing the first information report (FIR) registered by the CBI against former Uttar ... Read more...

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Put pressure on Assad: Italy urges nations


July 28th, 2012 - 8:04 am ICT by IANS
Rome, July 28 (IANS/AKI) Italy has urged the world community to intensify pressure on embattled Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to prevent further carnage, as his regime began what local media ... Read more...

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Delhi is India’s most competitive city, Mumbai next


July 11th, 2012 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) India's capital has emerged the most competitive city in the country for the third straight time with the commercial hub of Mumbai retaining the second ... Read more...

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Boost for Mayawati as SC slams CBI on graft case


July 6th, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) In a big boost to former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Mayawati, the Supreme Court Friday quashed a first information report filed by the Central Bureau ... Read more...

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From wasteland, Taj Corridor to become Agra’s green lung (With image)


June 18th, 2012 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, June 18 (IANS) At last, the controversial Taj Heritage Corridor, sandwiched between the Taj Mahal and Agra Fort, will be transformed from a wasteland into the city's green lung.The ... Read more...

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Doing trade, driving down to Myanmar just got easier


May 30th, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, May 30 (IANS) Indians may soon be able drive down to Myanmar and do business with a country that is perfectly situated to play the role of an ... Read more...

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Two taxi drivers held for killing woman in Delhi


May 14th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Two taxi drivers were arrested in south Delhi for murdering a 25-year-old woman when she resisted their sexual assault attempt after taking a lift in ... Read more...

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Chandy to lead ‘Emerging Kerala’ road show in Mumbai (Lead)


May 13th, 2012 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/Thiruvananthapuram, May 13 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy will Tuesday lead an "Emerging Kerala" road show in India's financial capital Mumbai.Chandy along with Industries and IT Minister P.K. ... Read more...

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Syria: Crashing tourism amid conflict and sanctions (Feature, With Images)


May 6th, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Damascus/Aleppo, May 6 (IANS) Yaseer, the owner of an antique and souvenir shop in Old Damascus, is a proud man and hates selling on discounts. But since public protests ... Read more...

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CII Kerala to play proactive role in state’s growth


May 4th, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 4 (IANS) The Kerala chapter of industry body Confederation of Indian Industry CII) Friday said it would play a more proactive role in grooming the state into ... Read more...

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Terror-struck Syrian soldiers recall Sunday horror


April 24th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Aleppo (Syria), April 24 (IANS) Yasir, a 22-year-old young handsome Syrian soldier, looked shaken at the Military Hospital in Syria's second largest city. He is among over 40 soldiers, mostly ... Read more...

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Breaking 27-year jinx, Chandigarh hotel to open finally


April 9th, 2012 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 9 (IANS) Chandigarh residents had virtually given up hope of seeing the hotel ever function. But, finally after 27 years, the Park Plaza, which has changed its name ... Read more...

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Foreign clubs should invest in India: Sesa Goa


March 20th, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 20 (IANS) India's leading football club Sesa Goa, which is owned by mining major Vedanta Resources, wants popular foreign clubs not to treat India just as a commercial ... Read more...

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India, Nigeria strengthen ties with Track II dialogue


March 16th, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Lagos, March 16 (IANS) India and the oil-rich Nigeria, Africa's most populous country, have firmed up a Track II dialogue and unveiled new initiatives towards a strategic partnership that includes ... Read more...

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For NRIs, Lucknow is a harbinger of change in UP


February 17th, 2012 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 17 (IANS) "I was mesmerised by the change," says an excited Sifat Khan, a 21-year-old who grew up in Australia and visited poll-bound Lucknow this winter after ... Read more...

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To curb pollution, China reverts to bicycles


February 9th, 2012 - 10:02 am ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Feb 9 (IANS) China, once a nation of bicycles, is reverting to it as a means of movement once again in a measure to push government vehicles off the ... Read more...

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Two double murders leave Ludhiana shocked


February 3rd, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Ludhiana, Feb 3 (IANS) Two double murders, all within a span of 36 hours, have left residents of this industrial and commercial hub of Punjab shocked.The recovery of the body ... Read more...

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NRHM scam: CBI raids 60 places, ex-BSP minister under scanner (Lead)


January 4th, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow/New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) The CBI Wednesday raided about 60 places across Uttar Pradesh and Delhi, including the premises of former minister Babu Singh Kushwaha and his ... Read more...

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NRHM scam: CBI raids 45 places, ex-BSP man under scanner


January 4th, 2012 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 4 (IANS) The CBI Wednesday raided about 45 places across Uttar Pradesh, including the premises of expelled Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) member and former minister Babu Singh ... Read more...

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Culture, education helping Arab-China relations: UAE daily


December 30th, 2011 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Dec 30 (IANS/WAM) Mutual respect between Arab countries and China is being built through cultural and educational programmes, a United Arab Emirates (UAE) daily has said.China was a ... Read more...

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Christmas celebrated in Punjab, Chandigarh


December 25th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 25 (IANS) Singing of carols and offering prayers at various churches marked the Christmas celebrations across Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh Sunday.Churches at various places in both states and ... Read more...

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Court notice for more relief for shootout victim’s kin (Lead)


December 7th, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued a notice to the home ministry on a plea for enhancement of compensation awarded to the wife of a ... Read more...

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Raise health budget, demand celebrities, students


November 26th, 2011 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) From urban students to village dwellers to celebrities, brought together by a two-week campaign focusing on child health and infant mortality, have demanded ... Read more...

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Cycling enthusiasts rejoice, dedicated cycle lanes coming up (Postcard from Bangalore)


November 12th, 2011 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 12 (IANS) The experience of the US and years of advocacy by groups of cycling enthusiasts in the city is behind a dream-come-true project in this traffic-cramped tech ... Read more...

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Popular Chennai showrooms sealed for violating norms


October 31st, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 31 (IANS) The city's commercial hub at T. Nagar woke up to a rude shock Monday with the Chennai Corporation and Chennai Metropolitan Development Authority (CMDA) sealing over ... Read more...

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Pakistani court asks parties to expel criminals


October 6th, 2011 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 6 (IANS) Pakistan's Supreme Court Thursday asked all political parties to expel criminals from their ranks in a verdict over the lawlessness in the port city of Karachi, ... Read more...

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Zipping through flyovers, Metro: Delhi reaps CWG legacy (Year after CWG)


September 30th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Sleek low-floor buses, a well-equipped bus depot, elevated corridors, numerous flyovers and massive streetscaping...the infrastructural facelift in the run up to India's biggest sporting event, ... Read more...

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