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PM mulls Rs.1,000 crore corpus for housing poor


December 13th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) The government is considering creating a corpus fund of Rs.1,000 crore ($18.7 million) in the current fiscal that would encourage banks to give housing ... Read more...

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Dr. Karan Singh receives ‘Dayawati Modi Award 2010 for Art, Culture and Education’


November 24th, 2010 - 9:33 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 24 (ANI): Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari presented the 'Dayawati Modi Award 2010 for Art, Culture and Education' to MP Dr. Karan Singh at a function here on Wednesday.Expressing ... Read more...

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India rejects third party mediation on Kashmir (Lead)


September 22nd, 2010 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Rejecting Pakistan's bid to internationalize the Kashmir issue, India Wednesday underlined that there was no scope for third party mediation on Kashmir even as it braced ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Busan G-20: Mukherjee calls for strong, sustainable, balanced growth


June 5th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Busan (South Korea), June 5 (ANI): Reiterating the need for building a consensus on the Framework of the G-20 and for refining the Mutual Assessment Process in the second stage, India's ... Read more...

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Indian foreign policy combines commitment to national values with dynamic adaptation to intl. enviro


June 2nd, 2010 - 12:03 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 1 (ANI): The United Progressive Alliance Government on Tuesday stated that India's foreign policy has combined firm commitment to country's core national values with dynamic adaptation to changes in ... Read more...

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Sonia expresses gratitude to Opposition for passage of Women’s Reservation Bill


March 9th, 2010 - 11:14 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, March 9 (ANI): United Progressive Alliance chairperson Sonia Gandhi expressed her delight on the passage of the Women's Reservation Bill in the Rajya Sabha and expressed her gratitude to ... Read more...

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The women’s bill was worth the risk, says Sonia (Lead)


March 9th, 2010 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) "I am very happy," Congress president Sonia Gandhi declared Tuesday after the Rajya Sabha passed the women's bill to reserve a third of seats in all ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

It was worth the risk: Sonia


March 9th, 2010 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) "I am very happy," Congress president Sonia Gandhi declared Tuesday after the Rajya Sabha passed the women's bill to reserve a third of seats in all ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Terrorism greatest threat to peace in Asian region, says Nirupama Rao


February 22nd, 2010 - 11:05 pm ICT by ANI
By Cynthia ChandranLondon, Feb.22 (ANI): Indian Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao on Monday said the greatest threat to peace and stability in the region emanates from the shelter terrorists find in the border ... Read more...

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Mehbooba Mufti wary of militant activity following troop cut initiatives


January 8th, 2010 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
Jammu, Jan 8 (ANI): People's Democratic Party (PDP) President Mehbooba Muftihas expressed apprehension over rise in militant activity whenever there is an announcement of troop withdrawal from the restive region.Talking to ... Read more...

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Healthcare to become $77-bn sector in India by 2012: Report


November 25th, 2009 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) India's healthcare sector is expected to grow at 23 percent annually to become a $77-billion industry by 2012, a report released Wednesday said. According to the ... Read more...

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Melissa Rauch Stars As Bernadette In “The Big Bang Theory”


November 24th, 2009 - 6:37 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Nov. 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Melissa Rauch guest starred in this week's episode of the show "The Big Bang Theory." The show opens with the introduction of Melissa Raunch as Bernadette. ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Mishap Mondays blamed on hangovers


September 8th, 2009 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 8 (ANI): Most domestic accidents happen on a Monday - thanks to hangovers.And the mishaps include starting fires with hair straighteners, letting a bath overflow and spilling hot drinks on ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Coca Cola to sponsor under-16 Mir Iqbal Hussain football tournament


September 1st, 2009 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) A day after the national team retained the ONGC Nehru Cup title, Indian football received a boost from Coca Cola, the company announcing that it would sponsor ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Security situation in Afghanistan worrying, says India


July 1st, 2009 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 1 (IANS) Deeply concerned over the security situation in Afghanistan, India Wednesday told the UN Security Council that "reconciliation" talks with militants require greater caution, as distinctions like "good ... Read more...

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‘Aravalli: Poor implementation will lead to illegal mining’


May 8th, 2009 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) The Supreme Court order Friday to continue the ban on mining activities in the Aravalli foothills in Haryana can only materialise if proper implementation by the state ... Read more...

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Supreme Court bans mining in Haryana’s Aravali hills


May 8th, 2009 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 8 (ANI): Having cracked the whip on ragging in educational institutions, the Supreme Court on Friday also banned all mining activity in Haryana's Aravali Hills, describing the ongoing ecological ... Read more...

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Brit MP blasts countrymen for being too bloody miserable


June 22nd, 2008 - 11:33 am ICT by ANI
London, June 22 (ANI): British Transport Minister has blasted his countrymen for being too bloody miserable over the soaring cost of living.Tom Harris said that Britons are richer, healthier and safer ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Pakistan to be an industrialised country - in 159 years


May 28th, 2008 - 2:47 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, May 28 (IANS) Pakistan will take 159 years to catch up with industrialised nations while India will achieve the target in 50 years, an affiliate of the World Bank says. Pakistan, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Kale Consultants to give Finnair new processing system


March 18th, 2008 - 6:54 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, March 18 (IANS) Pune-based airline software solutions provider Kale Consultants Ltd has inked an agreement with northern Europe's leading cargo carrier Finnair Cargo for providing airmail cargo revenue processing systems. In ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

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