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Chhattisgarh to press for rail network in tribal areas


February 6th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Feb 6 (IANS) Chhattisgarh will seek an increased rail network for the state's iron ore and coal belts from Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi this week, official sources here said ... Read more...

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Mobile phone blackout in Kashmir


January 26th, 2012 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 26 (IANS) Mobile phones across the Kashmir Valley stopped functioning as service providers shut off connectivity as part of the high security drill for the 63rd Republic Day ... Read more...

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NMDC resumes iron shipment from Chhattisgarh


January 23rd, 2012 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Jan 23 (IANS) NMDC Ltd, India's largest iron ore producer and exporter in public sector, Monday resumed iron ore supplies from its key mines in Chhattisgarh, a company ... Read more...

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Anti-railway Bastar protests halt iron ore shipments


January 18th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Jan 18 (IANS) A protest to demand better railway connectivity in insurgency-hit, mineral rich Bastar region of Chhattisgarh held up iron ore shipments by state-run National Mineral ... Read more...

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Protest hits rail services in Bastar


January 17th, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Jan 17 (IANS) A protest launched by the Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM), the youth wing of Chhattisgarh's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), hit rail services Tuesday in ... Read more...

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New device can scan brain diseases


January 13th, 2012 - 6:44 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Jan 13 (IANS) A device that can scan and provide a three-dimensional image of the brain to help treat diseases like Alzheimer's was developed by an Israeli firm.The non-invasive ... Read more...

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Transit deal can help India, others: Sibal


January 12th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 12 (IANS) Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal said Thursday connectivity between India, Bangladesh, Bhutan and Nepal can promote cross-border trade."New Delhi and Dhaka's joint decision to ... Read more...

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Wheel-less trains for Delhi Metro planned


December 7th, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) The government is planning to introduce magnetic levitation wheel-less trains on the Delhi Metro, the Rajya Sabha was informed Wednesday.Minister of State for Urban Development ... Read more...

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Jetlite to start new flights from Ahmedabad


November 7th, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 7 (IANS) Budget carrier JetLite Monday said it would introduce new daily flights from Ahmedabad to five cities from Nov 15."We are confident that these additional services will ... Read more...

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Pakistan seeks road connectivity to Central Asia


October 10th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 10 (IANS)Gilani said he will discuss the project with officials of the two countries during his upcoming visit to the SAARC summit in the Maldives next month.The project ... Read more...

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Pakistan wants road connectivity with Tajikistan


October 10th, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 10 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said he would take up the Pakistan-Tajikistan road project with Afghan President Hamid Karzai.Gilani was talking to Gilgit-Baltistan Governor ... Read more...

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India, Thailand for cooperation in tsunami warning


October 3rd, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) India and Thailand Monday discussed possible cooperation in developing regional weather forecasting and a tsunami warning system.The issues came up in a discussion held between ... Read more...

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Lataji defines beauty for me: Bhansali


September 28th, 2011 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 28 (IANS) Sanjay Leela Bhansali considers Lata Mangeshkar, who turned 82 Wednesday, as the most beautiful woman in the world."Oh by far!" he exults. "Lataji defines beauty for ... Read more...

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GE chief Immelt lauds Indian entrepreneurship


September 26th, 2011 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 26 (IANS) General Electric (GE) chief executive Jeffrey R. Immelt Monday heaped praise on Indian entrepreneurship for its contribution to the Indian growth story."India has great entrepreneurs and ... Read more...

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Gurgaon toll plaza attendant’s killers held, pistol untraced


September 26th, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Sep 26 (IANS) Two men were arrested Monday for the gunning down of a toll plaza employee here three days ago, police said. However, the pistol with which the ... Read more...

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Help Pakistan, says Gilani following floods


September 19th, 2011 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has appealed to the international community to help Pakistan following devastating floods in Sindh province.An estimated seven million people have ... Read more...

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Akshaye to start shooting for ‘Gali Gali…’ from Friday


August 30th, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) Akshaye Khanna starrer "Gali Gali Mein Chor Hai", a satirical take on the condition of the common man today, is set to go on floors Friday ... Read more...

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India unveils pan-ASEAN car rally for 2012 summit


July 22nd, 2011 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Bali, July 22 (IANS) India Friday unveiled its plans for hosting a commemorative summit with the 10-nation Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in New Delhi next year and proposed ... Read more...

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Etisalat unveils UAE’s lowest mobile data roaming rates


July 22nd, 2011 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July (IANS/WAM) Etisalat has launched the UAE's lowest mobile data roaming rates, offering maximum value.The new rate card offer from 100 MB to 3 GB at 95 percent ... Read more...

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UAE ambassador attends Australia cities summit


July 9th, 2011 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Brisbane, July 8 (IANS/WAM) UAE Ambassador to Australia Ali Nasser Al Nuaimi attended the biennial 2011 Asia Pacific Cities Summit here July 6-8.The three-day summit, an initiative of Brisbane City ... Read more...

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Stranded tourists rescued from Rohtang Pass (Lead)


June 30th, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Manali, June 30 (IANS) Hundreds of people, mainly tourists, have been rescued from near the Rohtang Pass in Himachal Pradesh's Kullu district, where they were stranded by landslides blocking the ... Read more...

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Shimla airport shut for eighth day


June 30th, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 30 (IANS) Air connectivity to the Himachal Pradesh capital remained snapped for the eighth consecutive day Thursday owing to torrential rains, an official said here."Flights between Delhi and ... Read more...

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More flights between Ras Al Khaimah, Indian cities demanded


June 28th, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 28 (IANS) Eight major associations of the Indian community in Ras Al Khaimah have urged the Indian government to increase the number of flights between Indian cities and ... Read more...

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Government mulls buying aircraft for northeast


June 26th, 2011 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, June 26 (IANS) Civil Aviation Minister Vayalar Ravi Sunday said his ministry is considering buying smaller aircraft to improve connectivity in northeast India."Our long term plan is to improve ... Read more...

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Landslides cut off Kinnaur from Shimla


June 17th, 2011 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 17 (IANS) The picturesque Kinnaur district of Himachal Pradesh has been cut off from capital Shimla due to massive landslides triggered by heavy rainfall in the region over ... Read more...

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India to set up five PIO universities for its diaspora


June 12th, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 12 (IANS) The Indian government will set up five PIO universities in the country to cater to the diaspora students of Indian origin.Announcing this at the just concluded ... Read more...

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Rohtang Pass reopens after five months


May 25th, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Manali, May 25 (IANS) Rohtang Pass, the crucial road link between this tourist resort town in Kullu district and Keylong in Lahaul and Spiti district of Himachal Pradesh, re-opened for ... Read more...

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Gujarat High Court to go in for digitisation


May 3rd, 2011 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, May 2 (IANS) In a move to establish an upgraded information technology system, the Gujarat High Court administration has decided to digitise old orders and judgments.Official sources here said ... Read more...

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Foundation stone laid for overseas Indians centre


April 28th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Overseas Indian Affairs Minister Vayalar Ravi Thursday laid the foundation stone here for a "Pravasi Bharatiya Kendra" - intended for discussions and research on the ... Read more...

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Half of Brits ‘would erase all personal data online over reputation fear’


April 19th, 2011 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 19 (ANI): A survey by security firm Norton has revealed that more than half of British adults are so concerned about their online reputation that they would erase everything they ... Read more...

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Himachal identifies land for SAIL plant


April 4th, 2011 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 4 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government has identified land in Mandi district for setting up a processing plant of the state-run Steel Authority of India Ltd (SAIL), ... Read more...

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No place for Holi songs in Bollywood anymore?


March 20th, 2011 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 20 (IANS) There was a time when Holi provided not only an occasion for outstanding song situations in Bollywood films but also a pretext for great drama. ... Read more...

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Broadband at grassroots for social inclusion: PM


March 18th, 2011 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) Stating that the balance of power was shifting to the people at large, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Friday modern information and communications tools ... Read more...

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Medical counters to come up at Delhi Metro stations


March 8th, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) Medical counters will be set up at various Delhi Metro stations to provide medical assistance to commuters, parliament was told Tuesday."A private sector and a ... Read more...

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India, Brazil sign air services agreement


March 8th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) India and Brazil Tuesday signed a bilateral air services agreement (ASA), intended to increase air-connectivity between the two countries, an official statement said."The new ASA ... Read more...

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