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Pakistan president to visit Russia


June 19th, 2012 - 1:28 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 18 (IANS) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari will undertake a three-day official visit to Russia between June 20-22 to participate in the Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF), ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Call for liberalising trade and travel in South Asia (Lead)


March 10th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) A two-day South Asia conference Saturday resulted in a raft of suggestions, including liberalising trade and travel, for promoting quicker integration in the region that ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Number of tourists doubles in Madhya Pradesh


February 15th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Feb 15 (IANS) The number of tourists visiting Madhya Pradesh has doubled in the last four years, claims the state government. However, it is the domestic tourists who formed ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Worst not yet over for Pakistan government: Daily


January 22nd, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 22 (IANS) The worst is not yet over for the government as Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani's submission before the Supreme Court on the president's immunity "may ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Dhanush to perform ‘Kolaveri di’ live in Mumbai


December 17th, 2011 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) It will be a perfect confluence -- southern star Dhanush will sing his hit number "Kolaveri di", while TV actress Jiaa Manek, popularly known ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Jamia honours Amartya Sen (With Image)


December 16th, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) The Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) Friday conferred the degree of 'Doctor of Letters' (D.Lit) on renowned economist and Nobel laureate Amartya Sen in a special ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Pitbull excited about maiden visit to India


November 11th, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) After pop star Lady Gaga and Metallica, it's time for Indian music lovers to gear up for foot tapping experience with Pitbull. The American ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

On Kartik Purnima, thousands take holy dip


November 10th, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 10 (IANS) A large number of devotees converged on the pilgrim towns of Allahabad, Varanasi and Ayodhya Thursday for a holy dip in the Ganges and other rivers ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

World Fashion Week show will be a milestone: Ritu Kumar


October 25th, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Known for her ethnic Indian wear, veteran designer Ritu Kumar is to participate in the first edition of World Fashion Week (WFW) next September as ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

‘Urbanisation, increasing demand challenge for auto sector’


October 6th, 2011 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 6 (IANS) An effective policy on urbanisation, multi-modal transportation and appropriate automotive technologies to meet future needs are important for India which will become the third largest market ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Bollywood-Hollywood love affair must grow: Russell Peters (Interview)


September 24th, 2011 - 10:11 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Here's one man who is not in love with Hindi films and its jhatkas. But Canadian Russell Peters, who is of Anglo-Indian origin and ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

GIMA set for a confluence of all musical styles


September 13th, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 13 (IANS) The second addition of music awards, Chevrolet Global Indian Music Awards (GIMA), will bring musicians from different musical backgrounds and styles to perform at one platform ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Fusion of Eastern European art, Euro-Asian essence at LFW


August 20th, 2011 - 8:53 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) Oneness of the world - that's the idea behind designer Pallavi Goenka's latest collection, Meler, that was showcased at the ongoing Lakme Fashion Week (LFW) and ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

‘Blood and Iron’ in Bellary: A shocking tale (Movie Review)


August 11th, 2011 - 10:37 am ICT by IANS
Documentary Film: "Blood and Iron"; Director: Paranjoy Guha Thakurta; Rating:****"Scandals like 2G, CWG, etc, lead to a notional loss of money. When you consider illegal mining, there's no comparison because that ... Read more...

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Devotees throng Shiva temples, celebrate ‘Shravan’


July 16th, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 16 (IANS) Devotees thronged at Lord Shiva temples in Uttar Pradesh Saturday for offering prayers on the onset of the Hindu month of `Shravan' that heralds the coming ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Tarun Tahiliani Bridal Couture to begin in Delhi July 8 (With Image)


June 15th, 2011 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) The third season of the Tarun Tahiliani Bridal Couture Exposition, a six-day fashion extravaganza, will kick off on July 8 at the DLF Emporio ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

India has commited $2 bn to Afghanistan: Manmohan


May 13th, 2011 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, May 13 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday said India has committed an additional $ 500 million dollars to Afghanistan for various developmental works, taking the total Indian ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Age-old Kerala fire ritual a natural purifier?


April 13th, 2011 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Panjal (Kerala), April 13 (IANS) The spotlight is on the confluence of science and the Vedas at the 4,000-year-old ritual of 'athirathram' - fire invocation - in the ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Akon starts India tour on birthday


March 24th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 24 (IANS) Popular Senegalese American singer Akon is really excited about his debut performance in India and the first concert April 16 coincides with his birthday. The songwriter-producer ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Thousands take Basant Panchami dip in Sangam


February 8th, 2011 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Allahabad, Feb 8 (IANS) A sea of devotees converged on the Sangam, the confluence of the Ganga, the Yamuna and the mythical Saraswati, to take a holy dip and offer prayers in ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

IPL auction: Big business and buzz inside, life normal outside


January 8th, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 8 (IANS) The rich and the famous traded millions of dollars for the pretty wealthy but more famous cricketers inside an upscale hotel here Saturday as Bangaloreans went about their ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

London’s oldest structure discovered


January 7th, 2011 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 07 (ANI): A team from Thames Discovery Programme (TDP) has discovered London's oldest structure on the foreshore of the Thames just metres from the MI6 building in Vauxhall.As they ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Repair work to start on stranded vessel at Diamond Harbour


December 22nd, 2010 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 22 (IANS) Nearly a month after it suffered extensive damages in a collision with another ship in West Bengal's Hooghly river, a stranded container vessel has been brought to dry ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Ship collision: Green damage to be assessed


December 3rd, 2010 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 2 (IANS) Port and pollution control authorities will assess the environmental damage from an oil spill after two container vessels collided in West Bengal's Hooghly river Nov 22."The officials ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Damaged vessel in Hoogly may disrupts ship movement


November 28th, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 28 (IANS) A container vessel damaged five days ago in a collision with another ship in the Hooghly river in West Bengal is awaiting repair even as officials said Sunday ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India should focus on domestic climate change: Ramesh


November 12th, 2010 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh Friday said that India's approach on climate change has been unduly influenced by international negotiations and the country needs to focus on the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Vice President Ansari says globalisation contributes to world economy


November 11th, 2010 - 7:59 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.11 (ANI): Vice-President Mohammad Hamid Ansari on Thursday said that globalisation contributed to the world economy as it promoted a process of economic integration.Addressing an International seminar organised by the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

India a cultural superpower: Karan Singh


November 9th, 2010 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) India is "certainly" a cultural superpower, irrespective of whether or not it could transform into a global economic or political force, Karan Singh, a member of ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Michelle Obama to walk through 5,000 years of Indian crafts, culture


November 7th, 2010 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) US First Lady Michelle Obama will get a glimpse of 5,000 years of Indian handicrafts, culture, heritage and civilisation when she visits the National Handicrafts and Handloom ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Bengal trawler tragedy: Search operations resume


October 31st, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kakdwip (West Bengal), Oct 31 (IANS) Divers resumed search operations Sunday morning to look for survivors and victims of the trawler tragedy in West Bengal that has claimed 18 lives so far. ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Survivors remember huge tide swamping everything


October 31st, 2010 - 1:18 am ICT by IANS
Kakdwip (West Bengal), Oct 30 (IANS) A huge tide, and then within a fraction of a second the whole world became dark for Ajmal Sheikh, 23, one of the survivors of the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

West Bengal celebrates Mahanavami


October 16th, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 16 (IANS) Thousands of people poured onto the streets of Kolkata, community feasts were organised and celebrations were held across West Bengal Saturday on Mahanavami, the fourth day of the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Indian martial art forms dazzle at CWG closing ceremony


October 14th, 2010 - 8:50 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct. 14 (ANI): As the curtains were drawn on the XIX Commonwealth Games held for 11 days, the impressive closing ceremony held today will also be remembered by people who ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Fans celebrate Amitabh Bachchan’s 68th birthday across the country


October 11th, 2010 - 8:47 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai/Kolkata/Allahabad, Oct.11 (ANI): Fans of Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan celebrated his 68th birthday across India on Monday by offering prayers for his good health and happiness.People gathered outside the gate of ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Wood eating catfish discovered in Amazon


October 8th, 2010 - 3:27 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New specie of catfish discovered in the Amazon, which eats wood. The new specie was discovered by freshwater scientist Paulo Petry in the Fitzgarad arch which is located at the Peruvian side ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

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