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‘China, India military exchanges back on track’


September 3rd, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 3 (IANS) Chinese Defence Minister Liang Guanglie's India visit is "a sign that military exchanges between China and India are back on track", an expert told a Chinese ... Read more...

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Mamata appeals to Bengali diaspora to pitch in for state


July 7th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 7 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has urged the Bengali diaspora to come forward and share their expertise for the comprehensive development of the state."I ... Read more...

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Urban Indian women choose career over motherhood: Survey


May 10th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) A majority of young married working women in Indian metropolices are choosing career over family as they are in no mood to raise kids, ... Read more...

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Tough start for Indian karters


April 24th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 24 (IANS) Teenaged Indian karters Arjun Maini, Jehan Daruvala and Tarun Reddy had their baptism by rain as they finished outside of the top 10 in the first ... Read more...

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Temple not on people’s agenda in Ayodhya


February 9th, 2012 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Ayodhya, Feb 9 (IANS) The Ram temple was clearly not on the agenda of those who voted in this Hindu pilgrim town in the first phase of the Uttar ... Read more...

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Tripura chief minister slams ‘neo-liberal’ economic policies


February 4th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Feb 4 (IANS) Tripura Chief Minister and Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Manik Sarkar Saturday condemned the two-decade-old "neo-liberal" economic policy of the central government, saying the ... Read more...

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Congress promises jobs, citizens charter in UP vision document (Second Lead)


January 27th, 2012 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 27 (IANS) The Congress Friday released its vision document for the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections, promising to create 20 lakh jobs in the state in the next ... Read more...

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Congress promises jobs, citizen’s charter in UP vision document (Lead)


January 27th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 27 (IANS) The Congress Friday released its vision document for the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections, promising to create 20 lakh jobs in the state in the next five ... Read more...

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Ukraine firm to invest $1 bn in Iranian oil fields


December 26th, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Dec 26 (IANS) A Ukrainian company will invest $1 billion to develop three Iranian oilfields, a media report said.Iran's Petroleum Engineering and Development Company (PEDC) and Ukraine's Inter Naft ... Read more...

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UAE holds talks with Tunisia, Belarus


November 29th, 2011 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Nov 28 (IANS/WAM) The ambassadors of Tunisia and Belarus to the United Arab Emirates have met the UAE's assistant foreign minister for economic affairs and discussed bilateral issues.Khalid ... Read more...

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Karnataka holding agri-biz summit to woo investments


November 25th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 25 (IANS) The Karnataka government is holding a two-day global agri-business and food processing summit here Dec 1-2 to attract huge investment in the farm sector."As agriculture and ... Read more...

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Peacebuilding must respect sovereignty: China


November 1st, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Nov 1 (IANS) Post-conflict peacebuilding should be carried out on the basis of full respect to the sovereignty and will of the country concerned, a Chinese diplomat said ... Read more...

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Sadananda Gowda says Narendra Modi his role model


September 18th, 2011 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 18 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda said Sunday his Gujarat counterpart Narendra Modi was his role model and he felt inspired "at international recognition of ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa flags rosy picture of state under BJP rule


May 31st, 2011 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 31 (IANS) On completion of three years in office by the first Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Karnataka, Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa Tuesday said the financial position ... Read more...

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Mayawati neglecting Bundelkhand: PM, Rahul


May 1st, 2011 - 3:48 am ICT by IANS
Banda (Uttar Pradesh), April 30 (IANS) Attacking Uttar Pradesh's ruling Bahujan Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP), top Congress leaders Saturday blamed the Mayawati government for the prevailing backwardness and poverty ... Read more...

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PM, Rahul slam Mayawati for poverty in Bundelkhand (Lead)


May 1st, 2011 - 3:48 am ICT by IANS
Banda (Uttar Pradesh), April 30 (IANS) Attacking Uttar Pradesh's ruling Bahujan Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP), top Congress leaders Saturday blamed the Mayawati regime for the prevailing backwardness and poverty ... Read more...

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President Patil lauds Mauritius for its support to India over UNSC seat


April 26th, 2011 - 4:09 pm ICT by ANI
Port Louis (Mauritius), Apr 26 (ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patil on Tuesday lauded the Mauritius government for its consistent support to India's candidature for permanent membership of an expanded United Nations Security ... Read more...

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Bihar eyes major IT development


April 4th, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 4 (IANS) The Bihar government has decided to constitute a Bihar Information Technology Authority (BITA) to develop and expand the IT sector in the state to attract investment.The ... Read more...

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Nearly 1,850 violent incidents in Maoist-hit areas


November 10th, 2010 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) There have been nearly 1,850 incidents of violence in the country's Maoist-hit areas this year, the parliament was told Wednesday.Answering questions on the violence in mineral-rich central ... Read more...

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841 people killed by Maoists till Oct 31


November 9th, 2010 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) A total of 841 people, including 264 security personnel, were killed by Maoists till Oct 31 this year, parliament was told Tuesday.While the maximum number of ... Read more...

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Indian companies asked to invest in UAE


June 27th, 2010 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, June 27 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has asked Indian companies to invest in the Gulf region, while lauding the Indian community for being a major contributor to the comprehensive ... Read more...

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Maharashtra Police set for a makeover, says Governor


March 18th, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 18 (IANS) The Maharashtra government has embarked on a massive mission to modernise its police force by providing it latest equipment, advanced weapons and armoured vehicles to effectively deal ... Read more...

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Karnataka eyes Rs.200-billion investments in tourism sector


March 8th, 2010 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 8 (IANS) Karnataka Monday unveiled an ambitions master plan to attract Rs.200 billion (Rs.20,000 crore) investments in the tourism sector over the next five years to make the picturesque state ... Read more...

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First India-Sharjah Business and Cultural Forum to be launched


November 17th, 2009 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Sharjah, Nov 17 (IANS) The first 'India-Sharjah Business and Cultural Forum' will be launched Wednesday by the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) at its headquarters here, a media report said. The ... Read more...

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UAE, Australia to strengthen cooperation


November 13th, 2009 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
Canberra, Nov 12 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Australia have agreed on measures to strengthen bilateral relations, WAM news agency reported Thursday. Saeed Mohammed Al Shamsi, UAE Ambassador to Australia ... Read more...

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Kolkata riverside project on schedule: Realtor


November 6th, 2009 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 6 (IANS) Realty firm Riverbank Developers, which is developing a 262-acre integrated township project along the Hooghly river in joint venture with Bata India, Friday said a detailed plan to ... Read more...

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Look through the eyes of tourists, says Selja (Lead)


August 19th, 2009 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) "We should look through the eyes of tourists about what they expect from us," Tourism Minister Kumari Selja said here Wednesday, calling upon experts and all stakeholders ... Read more...

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Selja calls for world class tourism infrastructure


August 19th, 2009 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 19 (ANI): Kumari Selja has called upon experts and stakeholders in the tourism sector to develop world class tourism infrastructure for putting India's tourism industry on the world tourism ... Read more...

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Don’t interfere in state affairs, Mayawati tells PM


July 30th, 2009 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 30 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Thursday urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to keep off "the internal affairs of the state" after Congress leader Rahul Gandhi demanded a ... Read more...

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Nalanda Mentor Group holds review meeting in Bodh Gaya


February 24th, 2009 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.24 (ANI): The Nalanda Mentor Group (NMG) met in Bodh Gaya on February 19 and 20, 2009. To date, four meetings of the NMG have been held: July 2007 ... Read more...

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West Bengal chief minister flags off new steel plant


February 17th, 2009 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Raghunathpur (West Bengal), Feb 17 (IANS) West Bengal's Left Front government Tuesday tried to give a push to its industrialisation drive with Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee laying the foundation stone of a ... Read more...

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Karnataka’s development blueprint for 2020 ready: Yeddyurappa


August 15th, 2008 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 15 (IANS) The first Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in southern India has drawn a comprehensive development blueprint to transform Karnataka into a model state by 2020, Chief Minister B.S. ... Read more...

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Free power, many goodies for farmers in Karnataka budget (With ‘Rs.18 bn for Bangalore’s upgrade in Karnataka budget’)


July 17th, 2008 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 17 (IANS) The first Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Karnataka Thursday announced free power for 1.5 million irrigation pumpsets (IP) and a host of sops to farmers across the ... Read more...

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Pranab opens consulate in China, focuses on economic ties


June 6th, 2008 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, June 5 (IANS) Indian External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee Thursday opened India's consulate in Guangzhou, capital of China's Guangdong province, and set an upbeat tone for expanding economic ties, saying the ... Read more...

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UAE gets its first female judge


March 26th, 2008 - 6:10 pm ICT by admin
Abu Dhabi, March 26 (IANS) Kholoud Ahmed Juwan Al Dhahiri has been appointed a primary judge at the Abu Dhabi Judiciary Department following a decree by United Arab Emirates (UAE) President and ... Read more...

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