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Kochi Startup Village to have 2,000 IT firms


September 18th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 18 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Tuesday said that in three years, 2,000 IT firms will be incubated at the Startup Village in Kochi, which has already ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

SC again asks Novartis to cut cancer drug price


September 12th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday once again asked pharma company Novartis to scale down the price of its cancer drug Glivec, made from compound imatinib ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Goodricke plans foray into dairy business


April 18th, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 18 (IANS) Tea major Goodricke Group is planning to foray into dairy business and will soon seek the Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) approval for it, an official ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

UAE, India discuss economic cooperation


October 11th, 2011 - 1:16 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Oct 10 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates and India have held talks on various mechanisms to boost economic partnership between the two countries.The meeting was held between UAE ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Penguin to launch social network for bookworms


October 27th, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 27 (IANS) Penguin is set to launch a social network for teenaged bookworms called Spinebreakers, to keep them interested in reading. Penguin views Spinebreakers, the social network, as a ... Read more...

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Penguin to launch social network for bookworms


October 27th, 2010 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 27 (ANI): Here's good news for teen bookworms and aspiring authors. Penguin Digital is planning a social network for them where they can communicate and interact about their shared pastime.Penguin ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Aakrosh’ has its heart in the right place (IANS Movie Review, Rating: ***1/2)


October 15th, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
By Satyen K. Bordoloi Film: Aakrosh; Starring: Ajay Devgn, Akshaye Khanna, Paresh Rawal, Bipasha Basu; Directed by: Priyadarshan; Rating: ***1/2Caste based atrocity is one of the worst, chronic and a few millennia ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Concerned Delhi watchful about China’s developments in Indian Ocean region: Rasgotra


August 18th, 2010 - 6:46 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.18 (ANI): Former Indian Foreign Secretary Maharaj Krishna Rasgotra has said that New Delhi is watching with both concern and interest China's advances in the Indian Ocean region."The Chinese have ... Read more...

Posted in National |

‘Peepli Live’ leaves ‘Help’ screaming in horror


August 16th, 2010 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) This was one horrific Friday for Bobby Deol as his spinechiller "Help" was stamped to death by Aamir Khan's non-commercial venture "Peepli Live" that scorched the ... Read more...

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Brit-Indian entrepreneur launches East India Company store in London with eye on Indian market


August 14th, 2010 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 14 (ANI): Indian-born British businessman Sanjiv Mehta, who bought the East India Company in 2005, is re-launching the world's first multinational firm on Saturday after 135 years of its dissolution, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Nanjangud Nanjunda Bags Universal Certificate


August 3rd, 2010 - 10:40 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 3, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The debut Kannada movie producers Subash Coorg and V.K.Jindal's film Nanjangud Nanjunda has got "U/A' certificate from the Regional Censor Board. The movie has been produced under ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Aisha’ is not women-centric: Director


July 11th, 2010 - 10:39 am ICT by IANS
By Dibyojyoti Baksi Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) Contrary to popular impression, director Rajshree Ojha says her film "Aisha" is not women-centric even though it has a woman protagonist. She also feels that Bollywood ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Government frames rules on dog breeding, sale


June 9th, 2010 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) In order to check illegal trade in pet dogs, the environment and forests ministry Wednesday finalised the rules for breeding and selling canines. The Dog Breeding and Sales ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Capello warns England players not to seek transfers during World Cup


May 13th, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 13 (ANI): England manager Fabio Capello has warned his players not to arrange transfers during the 2010 World Cup in South Africa.Capello warned that if any of his squad members ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Women business leaders shares thoughts on success in Delhi


May 7th, 2010 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 7 (ANI-Business Wire India): Women business leaders on Friday shared their thoughts on what it takes to be successful in a commercial venture, as the WIL Forum India 2010, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

CAG rap for Maharashtra on IPL losses (Lead)


April 23rd, 2010 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) Friday said the Maharashtra government lost Rs.4.99 crore (nearly Rs.50 million) in revenue by failing to levy entertainment duty on the Indian ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

CAG raps Maharashtra government on IPL losses


April 23rd, 2010 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) The Comptroller & Auditor General (CAG) Friday slammed the Maharashtra government for losing nearly Rs.49.99 million (Rs.4.99 crore) in 2008 by not levying entertainment tax on the Indian ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Keira Knightley waives her fee for art film


April 15th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 15 (ANI): Keira Knightley worked for free in her latest art film, 'Maze', by the painter turned filmmaker Stuart Pearson Wright."I loved the idea of doing something that was ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Gill slams BCCI for making cricket a business


March 28th, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) Sports Minister M.S.Gill lashed out at the Indian cricket board for changing the rules of the game and allowing the Indian Premier League (IPL) to run a ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Patna students continue protest against coaching institutes


February 10th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 10 (IANS) Hundreds of students continued to protest against alleged fleecing by coaching institutes in the Bihar capital Wednesday, police said. A group of students went on a rampage early ... Read more...

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Several injured, Patna students vandalise coaching centres (Second Lead)


February 9th, 2010 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 9 (IANS) One student was critically injured in firing by a security guard of a coaching centre here and several others also were injured in clashes with police Tuesday, after ... Read more...

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Students protest against coaching centres in Patna (Lead)


February 9th, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 9 (IANS) Protests by more than 1,000 students against private coaching institutes here Tuesday turned ugly when police fired tear gas shells and resorted to baton charge to disperse the ... Read more...

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Students protest against coaching institutes in Patna


February 9th, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 9 (IANS) Over 400 students of class 12 took to the streets here Tuesday to protest against private coaching institutes, which charge steep fees but fail to complete the courses ... Read more...

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‘My Name Is Khan’ not preachy about religion, politics (IANS Preview)


February 9th, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) He made his first big screen appearance this year in a cameo in "Dulha Mil Gaya". Now superstar Shah Rukh Khan is set to entertain fans ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Pakistan’s election panel chief stopped from visiting India


January 23rd, 2010 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, Jan 23 (IANS) The Pakistani government Saturday barred the chief election commissioner (CEC) and the panel's secretary from visiting India to protest the snubbing of the country's cricketers at the Indian ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

IPL fiasco: Pakistani parliamentary delegation cancels India visit


January 20th, 2010 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 20 (IANS) A Pakistani parliamentary delegation has cancelled its visit to India after none of the country's cricketers found any takers at an auction for the third edition of the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pakistan fumes at IPL auction ignoring its cricketers (Second Lead)


January 19th, 2010 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 19 (IANS) Pakistan erupted in a fury Tuesday after none of its 11 cricketers fielded for the Indian Premier League (IPL) auction were picked up, with Sports Minister Ejaz Jhakhrani ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

IPL: Pakistani sports minister telephones Indian counterpart


January 19th, 2010 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 19 (IANS) Disappointed over 11 Pakistani cricketers being ignored at the Indian Premier League (IPL) auction, Sports Minister Ejaz Jhakhrani Tuesday telephoned his Indian counterpart to lodge a protest but ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Juanita Castro’s autobiography a commercial stunt in bad taste: Cuba


November 3rd, 2009 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, Nov 3 (EFE) Cuba has said the autobiography of Juanita Castro, in which she revealed her association with the CIA and her estranged relationship with her elder brothers Raul and Fidel ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Private firms gear up for Moon flights


September 22nd, 2009 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 22 (ANI): If a NASA based competition is anything to go by, then private firms seem all eager to conceptualize flights to the Moon.According to a report in Discovery News, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Harry Potter bully Jamie Waylett drug sentence


July 21st, 2009 - 9:15 pm ICT by John Le Fevre
British actor Jamie Waylett, who plays obnoxious school bully Vincent Crabbe in the Harry Potter movies, has been sentenced to 120 hours of community service by an English District Court for ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

MJ’s neighbours oppose plans to convert Neverland into tourist spot


July 21st, 2009 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 21 (ANI): Neighbours of Michael Jackson's Neverland ranch are opposing plans to turn the King of Pop's former home into a tourist attraction.The residents in the rural Santa ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Income tax raids on coaching institutes shock parents, students


May 29th, 2009 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 29 (IANS) A day after Income Tax (IT) raids on four coaching institutes in this Bihar capital led to seizure of nearly Rs.10 million in cash and undeclared investments worth ... Read more...

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Chinese billions helping Lanka ward off Western peace efforts, fight LTTE


May 2nd, 2009 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 2 (ANI): China is using the Sri Lankan crisis to expand its sphere of influence in the Indian Ocean region as part of its "string of pearls" strategy, and ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Ayan’ is predictable, but slick (Tamil Film Review)


April 4th, 2009 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
By Maudgalyan Film: "Ayan"; Director: K.V. Anand; Cast: Surya, Tamanna; Music: Harris Jayaraj; Rating: **1/2The multi-billion rupee question sought to be answered through the slickly made "Ayan" is which smuggled commodity is a ... Read more...

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