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Thanks to Olympics, vegetable, leather goods exports swell


August 6th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 6 (IANS) Exports of vegetables, fruits and leather goods from West Bengal to Britain have risen many folds, thanks to the ongoing London Olympics.Vegetables like beans, gourd, long ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

A tale of drinks and drugs as Punjab votes


January 29th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 29 (IANS) The hawk eyes of the Election Commission's surveillance teams nothwithstanding, the flow of liquor and drugs seems to be on ahead of Monday's ballot to pick ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Pakistan pushing drugs into Punjab: Kuldip Nayar


January 12th, 2012 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) Columnist Kuldip Nayar Wednesday blamed Pakistan for supplying drugs across the border in Punjab.Talking to IANS after a meeting with election commission officials over the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

India Posts inks logistic pact with Air India


January 9th, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) India Post Monday signed an agreement with Air India for a Logistics Post Air service, targeted to help customers send their consignments to different parts ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Bird nest delicacy could cause cancer


December 24th, 2011 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 24 (IANS) A delicacy made from the nest of cave swift, a species of bird that builds its nest from its saliva, may cause cancer, China's quality watchdog ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Daring animals hitchhike to colonise new lands


October 24th, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 24 (IANS) Hitchhiking, believed to be the preserve of poets and wanderers, is also an activity undertaken by daring animals to explore and colonise new lands.David Chapple, Bob ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Goa port to tackle dubious iron ore shipments


October 17th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 17 (IANS) Mormugao Port Trust, Goa's only major port, said it will crack down on ore exporters shipping across dubious consignments of iron ore whose source and authenticity ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India taps Poland for access to EU market


July 11th, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) India Monday urged Poland, the east European country which holds the rotating European Union presidency, to help resolve trade obstacles for Indian agricultural exports to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Quake hits imports of Japanese fish for sushi


April 6th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Japanese sushi may be hard to find in eateries across capital following the government's decision to ban import of food from the earthquake and tsunami-affected ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Manipuri youth held with banned substance worth Rs.2 crore


April 4th, 2011 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) A Manipuri youth linked with an northeast militant group was arrested here with 200 kg of ephedrine, a banned substance used in manufacturing stimulants such ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Equipment reaches Tripura power plant via Bangladesh


March 30th, 2011 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, March 30 (IANS) The oversized heavy turbines and machines for the Northeast's first giant power project of the Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) reached Tripura from Haldia ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

380 Indians to return from Japan Saturday


March 19th, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) National carrier Air India will bring back 380 more Indians from quake-hit Japan by Saturday night, a senior official said here."Around 380 passengers will be ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India sends 25 tonnes relief supply to Japan


March 18th, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 18 (IANS) India has sent around 25 tonnes of relief material to disaster-hit Japan through two Air India special flights, an official said here Friday.The cargo included two ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

CBI court grants five day remand of arrested customs officers


March 9th, 2011 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, March 9 (IANS) A Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court here Wednesday night granted five days' remand of nine people, including senior customs officers, who were arrested a day ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Dubai customs foil attempt to smuggle drugs


January 11th, 2011 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Jan 11 (IANS/WAM) Dubai customs officials have foiled an attempt to smuggle a huge consignment of drugs through the emirate to Europe and the Arab region, authorities said Tuesday."Customs inspectors at ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Punjab traders resume vegetable export to Pakistan


January 8th, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Jan 8 (IANS) In a goodwill gesture, Punjab-based traders Saturday resumed the supply of tomatoes and other vegetables to Pakistan by land, an official said here.The traders had stopped nearly 70 ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Punjab traders stop sending tomatoes, vegetables to Pakistan


January 7th, 2011 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Jan 7 (IANS) Indian traders here Friday stopped sending trucks laden with tomatoes and other vegetables to Pakistan.Virtually showing discontent over Pakistan's decision to stop sending onions to India via land ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Punjab traders hope Pakistan will lift onion ban (Lead)


January 7th, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 7 (IANS) Traders in Punjab hope the Pakistan government will allow resumption of export of onions to India via the land route at Attari-Wagah border after New Delhi's overtures to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Now other vegetables join onions, eggs to send inflation soaring (Roundup)


January 6th, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) The high cost of onions spread its effect to other vegetables as well, pushing up India's annual food inflation nearly 400 basis points to the highest ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

India, Bangladesh cross-border trade looking up


December 2nd, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
Agartala, Dec.1 (ANI): Cross-border trade between India and Bangladesh is looking up, and this will go a long way in countering the threat of terrorism in the South Asian region, said Bangaldesh ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Afghan handicrafts, dry fruits lure retailers at Delhi IITF


November 22nd, 2010 - 7:57 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.22 (ANI): Handicrafts and several other items made by women from Afghanistan lured retail buyers at the India International Trade (IITF) Fair 2010 here over the weekend.Traditional clothes and silver ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Lashkar planning 26/11 style attack on Delhi ahead of CWG closing ceremony


October 13th, 2010 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 13 (ANI): Pakistan based terrorist outfit Lashkar-e-Toiba is planning to attack Delhi on Thursday during the build-up to the closing ceremony of the 2010 Commonwealth Games, according to Indian ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

U.S. Indicts 11 Executives Accused By The U.S. Of Involvement In Honey Smuggling


September 3rd, 2010 - 6:20 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
September 3, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The powers that be in the US have indicted 11 German and Chinese executives for conniving to unlawfully import honey worth $40m from Communist China. ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Iran’s president to visit Pakistan


August 24th, 2010 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 24 (DPA) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was planning to visit Pakistan to see for himself the damage wrought by the floods, and to ensure Iranian aid was as effective as ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India offers $5 million to Pakistan for flood victims


August 13th, 2010 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Setting aside bitterness over the failed talks between India and Pakistan last month, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Friday spoke to his Pakistani counterpart Shah Mahmood Qureshi ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Zimbabwe resumes sale of controversial Chiadzwa diamonds


August 11th, 2010 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Harare, Aug 11 (DPA) Zimbabwe's cash-strapped government began Wednesday selling off stocks of rough diamonds extracted from its eastern Chiadzwa fields, where human rights abuses have seen the gems tarred with the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Maoists may soon realise that India is not a soft state (Comment)


July 3rd, 2010 - 10:31 am ICT by IANS
By Amulya Ganguli Knowingly or otherwise, the Maoists are engaged in a dangerous game which can ultimately prove disastrous for them. It is clear that their present tactics involve attacking the police and ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Here’s how booze flows freely in Pak


July 1st, 2010 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 1(ANI): Pakistan police seizing a trailer loaded with 1300 bottles of hard liquor and 26,284 bottles of wine in Islamabad has revealed how liquor smuggling is an easy job in ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Full-grown tiger skeletal seized in Guwahati


June 18th, 2010 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Shilliong, June 18 (IANS) A full-grown tiger skeletal and pangolin scales worth Rs.2 crore meant to be smuggled to China was seized from Assam's international airport, a senior official said here Friday. ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Indian ban pushes Bangladeshi spinners to Australian cotton


June 8th, 2010 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, June 8 (IANS) Spinners in Bangladesh are switching to expensive cotton from Australia due to "uncertainties" caused by India's export restrictions, the New Age newspaper said Tuesday. Although India last month ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Modern ICCP along border to promote trade


May 30th, 2010 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Agartala, May 30 (ANI): To facilitate trade and economy and for trans-border passengers, India is building six integrated customs check posts (ICCP) along its border with Bangladesh, Pakistan and Nepal, said A.E. ... Read more...

Posted in National |

India setting up integrated checkposts along border


May 25th, 2010 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 25 (IANS) India is building six integrated checkposts (ICPs) along the border with Pakistan, Bangladesh and Nepal for facilitating trade and economy and for trans-border passengers, an official said here ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

1,577 kg cocaine seized in Mexico


April 20th, 2010 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, April 20 (IANS/EFE) Over 1,500 kg of cocaine that came in containers aboard a Colombian vessel have been seized in Mexico, officials said. The cocaine was inside several containers unloaded in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Invasive weeds threatening India’s biodiversity


April 20th, 2010 - 10:59 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 20 (IANS) Toxic weeds, which came along with wheat that India imported over the last few years, now pose a serious threat to its crops, people and livestock, says a ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

NAFED to take Indian food products to Gulf, Europe diaspora


April 17th, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Agricultural cooperative major National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation of India (NAFED) is eyeing the markets in the Gulf and Europe with food products aimed primarily at the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

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