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Gurgaon Art Festival brings together 50 artists, 200 works


September 11th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Sep 11 (IANS) The annual Gurgaon Art Festival beginning here Wednesday will be a symphony of senior artists with upcoming ones, bringing together over 50 painters and sculptors displaying ... Read more...

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The unsung ones behind India’s Olympic heroes


August 27th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 27 (IANS) Away from the glitz and glamour of celebrations to hail the heroes of India's most successful Olympic Games are the unsung non-governmental agencies that played a ... Read more...

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Source of Radia tapes’ leak unknown, court told (Lead)


August 23rd, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) The government Thursday told the Supreme Court that it was unable to identify the source that leaked the tapes of former corporate lobbyist Niira Radia's ... Read more...

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Banking activities paralysed as strike begins


August 22nd, 2012 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) Business and commercial activities across India were paralysed Wednesday as employees of public sector and private banks went on a two-day strike to protest proposed amendments ... Read more...

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New corporate initiatives push artistic talent in India (Feature)


August 5th, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) A handful of initiatives that have brought big business houses to promote visual art with incentives and new platforms is trying to open an alternative ... Read more...

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Drops of benevolence turn into ocean of charity (Himachal Pradesh Newsletter)


July 13th, 2012 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 13 (IANS) Small acts of benevolence have turned into an ocean of charity in Himachal Pradesh.Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal's request to people to contribute generously towards ... Read more...

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ITC to expand Wealth-out-of-Waste project


June 23rd, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 23 (IANS) Catch-them-young to spread a good concept is what diversified corporate ITC Ltd. has decided to follow in propagating its wealth-out-of-waste (WOW) initiative.The WOW initiative started in ... Read more...

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Mumbai scientist leads Indian chapter of Rio+20 conference


June 19th, 2012 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 19 (IANS) Mumbai-based scientist Pushkar Vaidya will lead the Rio+20 India Programme, a part of the three-day conference that begins in Brazil Wednesday. The India edition will consist ... Read more...

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From apparel to laptop accessories, Satya Paul explores new avenues


June 7th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) After designing saris and gowns, Satya Paul, a known brand in fashion, has ventured into making accessories for laptops as they feel fashion is not ... Read more...

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Make CSR mandatory, says philanthropist Sitaram Jindal


June 3rd, 2012 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) The idea of legislation for corporate houses to make charity mandatory might sound pushy, but veteran industry warhorse Sitaram Jindal, who set up his ... Read more...

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After tigress, Priyanka adopts lioness


June 2nd, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 2 (IANS) After tigress Durga, Bollywood's 'junglee billi' Priyanka Chopra has adopted lioness Sundari of Ranchi's Birsa Munda zoo, an official said Saturday."We have received a cheque ... Read more...

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Shutdown near-total in Mumbai, most of Maharashtra (Second lead)


May 31st, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 31 (IANS) The shutdown against rising prices and inflation called by opposition parties paralysed life in large parts of Maharashtra and its capital Mumbai with public transport ... Read more...

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Akhil ends fast; vows to strengthen anti-dam movement (Lead)


May 28th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 28 (IANS) Assam's farmer leader and anti-dam activist Akhil Gogoi ended his 10-day-old fast Monday evening following an appeal from Anna Hazare.Extending his support to Gogoi, social ... Read more...

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Anti-dam movement: Hazare urges Akhil Gogoi to end fast


May 28th, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 28 (IANS) Extending his support to Assam's farmer leader Akhil Gogoi, Anna Hazare Monday urged him to end his indefinite fast since May 19, and said his ... Read more...

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Samajwadi Party slams UPA over price rise


May 18th, 2012 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 18 (IANS) The Samajwadi Party Friday attacked the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government for failing to control the spiralling prices of essential commodities and said the ... Read more...

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Art of Living to conduct nation-wide meditation camps


May 12th, 2012 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 12 (IANS) With an aim to educate people on how meditation is healthy, and easy to learn and practice, 1,700 centres across India will host a ... Read more...

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Himachal greens upbeat over ‘environmental justice’


May 6th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 6 (IANS) Greens are upbeat after the Himachal Pradesh High Court handed out what they term "environmental justice" by fining a corporate house Rs.100 crore for violating the ... Read more...

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Now a 7-inch tablet for Rs.5,399!


April 24th, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 24 (IANS) Giving competition to the government's Aakash tablet, Telmoco Development Labs Pvt. has come out with a Tablet PC - Attitude Daksha - a 7-inch tablet variant ... Read more...

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‘More companies helping preserve India’s monuments’


April 24th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) The number of public sector undertakings, private corporations and trusts paying for the maintenance of India's ancient monuments has grown over the years, Kumari ... Read more...

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South Asia becoming global art hub: Dhaka promoter (With Images)


April 24th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) The Dhaka Art Summit with 249 artists is being seen as a new beginning of cultural bonds between Bangladesh, India and the rest of the ... Read more...

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Jairam Ramesh invites corporates to work for tribal welfare


April 14th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 14 (IANS) In a first major initiative, the government has reached out to India Inc to involve itself in rural developmental works involving the tribals in central and ... Read more...

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India, Qatar deepen energy ties, seek to promote investments (News Analysis)


April 13th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) With growing demands for oil and gas and uncertainty looming over supplies from sanctions-hit Iran, India has sought to deepen energy ties with Qatar. ... Read more...

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Finance companies dominate IIM-C placements


April 10th, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 9 (IANS) Despite the global economic slowdown, the final batch of 352 students of the Indian Institute of Management-Calcutta (IIM-C) got placed during the campus selection, with the ... Read more...

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Angkor Vat replica to come up in Bihar


March 29th, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 29 (IANS) A bigger version of the famous 12th century Angkor Vat temple in Cambodia is set to come up in Bihar's Vaishali district. And with some help ... Read more...

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Chidambaram launches website for Kashmir’s youth


March 26th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram launched an interactive website here Monday, aimed at increasing job prospects for 40,000 youth in Jammu and Kashmir.The website ... Read more...

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Left attacks UPA coal scam


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) Terming the alleged coal mining scam as "very big", the Communist Party of India (CPI) Thursday accused the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government of ... Read more...

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‘Lack of infrastructure, not sports talent in northeast’


March 21st, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, March 21 (IANS) There is no dearth of sports talent in the northeastern region but it is woefully short of infrastructure, Mizoram Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla said after inaugurating ... Read more...

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Conference to foster ties between corporates and NGOs


March 15th, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Helping NGOs and corporates to foster ties and develop a planned social responsibility strategy will be the focus of an exhibition and conference beginning Friday ... Read more...

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Mamata vents ire on corporates, media


February 28th, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 27 (IANS) Lashing out at a section of media and corporate houses for trying to force her to take up anti-people policies, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata ... Read more...

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Care India ropes in corporate bigwigs for girl education


February 24th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Food products major General Mills and pharmaceutical giant MSD have joined hands with an NGO Care to help raise funds for girl education and ... Read more...

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Aamir’s choice of films makes Kamal Haasan happy


January 1st, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 1 (IANS) He candidly admits that he couldn't have made it big in Bollywood without his mentor K. Balachander, that Hindi movies still enthuse him and that ... Read more...

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Maharashtra seeks corporate help to tackle malnutrition


December 30th, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 30 (IANS) For the first time, the Maharashtra government has solicited the help of corporate houses, students and voluntary organizations to help tackle the serious problems of malnutrition ... Read more...

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Congress synonymous with corruption: Buddhadeb


December 30th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 30 (IANS) Ridiculing the Congress-led union government for failing to pass the Lokpal bill, Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) politburo member Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Friday said the party had ... Read more...

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Corporates can blackmail with Lokpal: Vayalar Ravi (Interview, To go with Lokpal can destabilise the nation)


December 26th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) Minister for Overseas Indian Affairs Vayalar Ravi has warned that Lokpal could "one day become a tool in the hands of corporate houses to ... Read more...

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Credit offtake to pick up next year: Axis Bank


December 9th, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 9 (IANS) Credit growth will start picking up in 2012, Shikha Sharma, managing director and chief executive officer of Axis Bank, said Friday."Credit growth is directly linked to ... Read more...

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