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House sparrow is Delhi’s state bird (With Images)


August 14th, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) The humble house sparrow was Tuesday conferred the status of Delhi's 'state bird'.The decision was announced at a function to inaugurate the "Rise For The ... Read more...

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Corporates told to give handlooms, handicraft products as gift items


August 13th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) The textiles ministry is organising a conclave appealing to Indian industries to source domestic handlooms and handicrafts for corporate gifting instead of regular gift such ... Read more...

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RBI keeps key rates unchanged as inflation persists


July 31st, 2012 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Tuesday kept key policy rates unchanged for the second time since June, saying lowering of rates would aggravate inflationary pressure.In ... Read more...

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Maharashtra axes four SEZs after local opposition


July 31st, 2012 - 1:50 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) Stiff opposition from local communities and changed economic scenario in the country has resulted in axing four proposed Special Economic Zones (SEZ) in different parts of ... Read more...

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‘Aalaap’ - a juvenile propaganda film (Movie Review)


July 29th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Aalaap"; Cast: Amit Purohit, Pitobash, Aabid Shamim, Harsh Rajput, Murali Sharma, Vijay Raaz, Raghubir Yadav and Abhimanyu Singh; Director: Manish Manikpuri; Rating: 1/2When you see people like Chhattisgarh ex-DGP ... Read more...

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Centre violating federal spirit: Badal


July 26th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 26 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Thursday accused the central government of violating the federal spirit of the constitution.He demanded setting up of a 'genuine' federal ... Read more...

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Ma Foi acquires Axis-V e-learning company


July 26th, 2012 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 25 (IANS) City-based Ma Foi Strategic Consultants operating in the field of strategic consulting, market research and management education ventured into e-learning domain by acquiring 51 percent stake ... Read more...

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Country facing economic emergency: BJP


June 27th, 2012 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Asserting that the country was facing an "economic emergency", the BJP Tuesday said that the government is trying to protect the business interests of ... 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...

Posted in Environment |

Tourism minister launches Clean India Campaign


June 19th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Tourism Minister Subodh Kant Sahai Tuesday launched a pilot project under the Clean India Campaign at Qutub Minar here with the aim of providing quality ... Read more...

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25 young Indians to take part in G20 Young Entrepreneur Summit


May 29th, 2012 - 1:25 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 28 (IANS) A 25-member youth delegation from India would take part in the G20 Young Entrepreneur Summit scheduled to be held in Mexico between June 2-5.The delegates will go ... Read more...

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Idea Cellular slashes 3G tariffs by 70 percent


May 22nd, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) After Bharti Airtel, Idea Cellular became the second operator to have slashed its 3G tariffs in order to draw demand.The operator slashed its tariffs on ... Read more...

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World 10K run raises Rs.1.63 crore for charity


May 21st, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 21 (IANS) The TCS World 10K Bangalore to be run here this weekend, has raised Rs.1.63 crore for 84 NGOs, according to Murray Culshaw, chairman, Bangalore Cares, the ... Read more...

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Indians rewriting Everest story


May 19th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 19 (IANS) India has begun rewriting mountaineering history.Four bravehearts from Maharashtra became the first Indians to summit Mt Everest this climbing season while another 80 Indian climbers are ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Ganga activists threaten to re-launch campaign


May 14th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Activists working for the Ganga river conservation Monday threatened to launch a massive campaign from Varanasi May 21 if the government failed to ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Tendulkar nomination a Congress ploy, says Ramdev


April 28th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Yoga guru Baba Ramdev Saturday criticised the Congress party for nominating cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar to the Rajya Sabha, calling it a ploy ... Read more...

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Government will bring economy back on growth path: Ahluwalia


April 20th, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) The Deputy Chairman of the Planning Commission, Montek Singh Ahluwalia, Friday played down the row over Chief Economic Adviser Kaushik Basu's comment on the slow ... Read more...

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Let taxpayers fund political parties with democracy cess: CII


April 17th, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has proposed imposition of a "democracy cess", according to which individuals and corporates can give 0.2 percent of their ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Ma Foi to target mid-sized corporates for assignments


April 5th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 5 (IANS) K. Pandia Rajan, who founded one of India's largest recruitment firms Ma Foi Management Consultants Ltd, Thursday announced his foray into management consulting and education sectors ... Read more...

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Air India improves market share with 80 percent seat capacity


April 5th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) Air India Thursday said it has improved its market share, filling nearly 80 percent of all its flights last month because of a frequent flier ... Read more...

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Bangalore blinks for hour to save earth


April 1st, 2012 - 2:06 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 1 (IANS) India's tech hub late Saturday partly plunged into darkness for an hour, as public and private organisations, companies, malls and shops joined thousands of greens to ... Read more...

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Mumbaikars, corporates join in Earth Hour


March 31st, 2012 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 31 (IANS) Thousands of Mumbaikars participated in Earth Hour 2012 by switching off lights and other electrical gadgets while many corporate and public bodies also joined in the ... 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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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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CRY convenes summit to highlight corporate responsibility


March 7th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 7 (IANS) With an aim to define more clearly a strategy for corporate social responsibility, NGO CRY - Child, Rights and You - Wednesday organised here a day-long ... 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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Sahara hits back after BCCI rejcts its demands (Roundup)


February 13th, 2012 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai/New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) Sahara India Monday hit back at the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) saying no corporate was ready to shell out more than ... Read more...

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No one ready to pay full sponsorship of Team India: Sahara


February 13th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) Sahara India said Monday that no corporate was ready to shell out more than 50-60 percent of the current value of the sponsorship of Indian ... Read more...

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SIDBI may achieve 21 percent credit growth by March-end


February 10th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 10 (IANS) The Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI), which finances the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise (MSME) sector, Friday said it might clock an year-on-year credit ... Read more...

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Tech show provides platform to the disabled


February 7th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) Taha Haaziq is blind, but his disability never stopped him from following his dreams. He teaches Indian classical music and even provides lessons on popular ... Read more...

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IIT-B aviation festival starts Saturday


February 3rd, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 3 (IANS) Showcasing air shows, design challenges and workshops for aero-enthusiasts, the two-day annual aviation festival of the Indian Institute of Technology kickstarts here Saturday.Titled 'Zephyr', the ... Read more...

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Age no barrier in F1, says Karthikeyan


February 3rd, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) At 35, Narain Karthikeyan will have a full season in Formula One but he doesn't think age is a factor in a strenuous sport like ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Book ‘bribe-seeking’ UP nominees: Poll panel


January 28th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Taking cognizance of a sting operation by a Hindi TV channel, the Election Commission (EC) Saturday asked the authorities in Uttar Pradesh to register complaints ... Read more...

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Bharti Airtel launches 3.75G in Zambia


January 17th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Lusaka, Jan 17 (IANS) Bharti Airtel Tuesday launched its 3.75G platform in Zambia, enabling customers to experience high speed mobile broadband access and make video calls and watch television live. ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

No blind support to corporates, says Andhra police chief


December 30th, 2011 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 30 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Police will not "blindly" support corporates facing opposition from local communities in setting up of thermal power and other industrial projects in the coastal ... Read more...

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