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EU approves Universal’s takeover of EMI


September 22nd, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by BNO News
BRUSSELS (BNO NEWS) -- The European Union (EU) on Friday announced that the Commission approved the proposed acquisition of EMI's recorded music business by Universal Music Group for $1.9 billion.The Commission initially ... Read more...

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‘Indian Highway’ presents art of transition, growth in India to world: Curators


July 26th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) An international travelling exhibition of Indian contemporary art in Beijing, "Indian Highway", in the news after a video clip on the 2002 Gujarat riots was ... Read more...

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Omar inaugurates Ladakh International Film Festival


June 15th, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 15 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Friday inaugurated the first Ladakh International Film Festival (LIFF) in Leh town.Welcoming the participants, he highlighted the state's captivating ... Read more...

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India seeks its rightful role on world stage: Envoy


May 19th, 2012 - 10:39 am ICT by IANS
Dallas, Texas, May 19 (IANS) Noting that India is acting as a responsible stakeholder in the international system, New Delhi's UN envoy has a made a strong case for a ... Read more...

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NCPCR hails SC order on quota for poor in schools


April 12th, 2012 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) Thursday welcomed the apex court order upholding a 25 percent quota for poor children in unaided ... Read more...

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Cross-cultural understanding essential for peace: UN


March 23rd, 2012 - 5:51 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, March 23 (IANS) Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser, president of the UN General Assembly, has said that encouraging cross-cultural understanding and dialogue was essential for peace and development.The General Assembly ... Read more...

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Aspiring designers impresses at international fashion fest


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, March 22 (IANS) Young, aspiring designers stood out at the concluding day of International Foundation of Fashion Technology Institute (IFFTI) conference with their unique and creative designs reflecting a"global ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Only 43.5 percent Indians use tap water


March 13th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) Only 43.5 percent households in India use tap water while 87 percent still depend on tubewell, handpump and covered well as the main source of ... Read more...

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Border melts as India, Bangladesh celebrate Mother Language Day (With Images)


February 21st, 2012 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Akhaurah (India-Bangladesh border), Feb 21 (IANS) With hundreds and thousands of people from either side of the border present and vivid functions and commemorations of the language martyrs, India ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India, Bangladesh plan joint event on mother language day


February 20th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Feb 20 (IANS) India and Bangladesh will jointly hold the International Mother Language Day at the no-man's land along the border here Tuesday in an effort to enhance the ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

PM pays homage to unknown soldier (Lead)


January 26th, 2012 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday paid a solemn tribute to soldiers who have sacrificed their lives for the nation by laying a wreath at ... Read more...

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PM pays homage to immortal soldier


January 26th, 2012 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday paid a solemn tribute to soldiers who have sacrificed their lives for the nation by laying a wreath at ... Read more...

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Pass Right to Food Act, says Swaminathan


November 27th, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Nov 27 (IANS) M.S. Swaminathan, the mentor of India's Green Revolution, Sunday called for an early passage of the Right to Food Act, saying it would be the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Global study soon on impact of gizmos on entertainment space


November 12th, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) In a world where new gizmos are being married to the Internet and culture has emerged as an important showcase of soft power, what will ... Read more...

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India can tap booming gay tourism sector: Tour promoter


October 21st, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 21 (IANS) India can close its eyes and miss the global gay tourism bus, an international gay tour promoter said here Friday even as the Goa government unceremoniously ... Read more...

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US diplomat regrets her ‘dirty, dark’ remark


August 13th, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 13 (IANS) A diplomat at the US consulate here Saturday expressed her deep regrets over her remark - "I became dirty and dark, like a Tamilian" - that ... Read more...

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India’s story a powerful example of peaceful change: Clinton


August 12th, 2011 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 12 (IANS) Sending India best wishes on its Independence Day, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said India's story was a powerful example of what people can ... Read more...

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UAE, a good place to live, says daily


August 10th, 2011 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 10 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) now attracts more young migrants than other countries like the US, Australia and Switzerland, a daily said Wednesday."This is not ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi varsity celebrates cultural diversity


July 8th, 2011 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 7 (IANS/WAM) The Abu Dhabi University has celebrated the cultural diversity of its faculty and students as part of its annual International Day function.The participants had the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Sup with tribals, explore wilderness - northeast beckons (With Images)


May 17th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Imagine waking up in a Naga home, amid tribals who were once known for the practice of head hunting, and plucking tea leaves or lemons ... Read more...

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Three in ten New Zealanders think Asian newcomers are taking away Kiwi jobs


April 13th, 2011 - 7:56 am ICT by ANI
Wellington (New Zealand), Apr. 13 (ANI): A majority of New Zealanders believe Asian immigrants are taking their jobs, a study has found.According to the annual Asia New Zealand Foundation study, by ... Read more...

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President, PM greet India on Ugadi, Gudi Padava, Chetti Chand, Chaitra Sukladi


April 4th, 2011 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 4 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today greeted the nation on the occasion of Chaitra Sukladi, Ugadi, Gudi Padava, Chetti Chand, Navreh and Sajibu ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Is racial identity tied to happiness?


March 6th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 6 (IANS) Black people who identify more strongly with their racial identity are generally happier. "This is the first empirical study we know of that shows a relationship ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Racial identity linked to happiness: Study


March 5th, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 05 (ANI): A new study has shown that black people who identify more strongly with their racial identity are generally happier.Psychology researchers at Michigan State University led the study."This is ... Read more...

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Year of India in Canada begins


March 5th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, March 5 (IANS) The Year of India in Canada opened Friday night in Quebec city, with sarod maestro Amjad Ali Khan and his sons Amaan and Ayaan launching ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Incredible India comes to Washington


February 27th, 2011 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 27 (IANS) Incredible India in its myriad wondrous colours is all set to make a splash in this American capital with "Maximum India", a mega festival celebrating its ... Read more...

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Australia to unveil new Multiculturalism Policy to tackle racial discrimination


February 16th, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, Feb.16 (ANI): The Australian government has set up a new advisory body to champion multiculturalism, in the wake of growing religious extremism and incidents of racism in the country.Last year the ... Read more...

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India celebrates 62nd R’Day, military might on show (Roundup)


January 26th, 2011 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
By Sarwar Kashani and Paloma Ganguly New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) India celebrated its 62nd Republic Day with a grand parade of its military might and cultural diversity in the heart ... Read more...

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BJP activists, separatists held on peaceful R-Day in Kashmir (Lead)


January 26th, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 26 (IANS) Three Kashmiri separatist leaders and some Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) activists were arrested Wednesday when they tried to take out their separate marches to Lal Chowk here ... Read more...

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Indian culture, military might unfold at R’Day (Second Lead)


January 26th, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) India Wednesday celebrated its 62nd Republic Day, displaying its military might and vibrant cultural diversity, a spectacle witnessed by the country's who's who and tens of ... Read more...

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Heavily fortified Delhi gears up for Republic Day


January 25th, 2011 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Delhi is under hawk-eye vigil as the nation celebrates its 62nd Republic Day Wednesday, with thousands of gun-totting armed personnel keeping tight vigil across the city ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

It’s already 2011 in Nepal!


December 30th, 2010 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 30 (IANS) New year celebrations began with gusto in Nepal Thursday, two days ahead of the rest of the world, as the Gurung community ushered in the new ... Read more...

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Folk dances from Ecuador cast their spell


December 22nd, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) The ethnic cultural diversity of the South American nation of Ecuador came to life in the Indian capital with a colourful showcase of music and dances based ... Read more...

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‘Dastangoi’ promoting harmony in New Delhi


December 12th, 2010 - 6:38 pm ICT by ANI
By Maryam YasminNew Delhi, Dec.12 (ANI): Dastangoi, which means to tell a Dastan or story being recited in the Urdu language, is witnessing the participation of scores of persons belonging to ... Read more...

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India, EU ink pact to boost cultural cooperation


December 10th, 2010 - 9:55 pm ICT by ANI
Brussels, Dec.10 (ANI): India and the European Union on Friday took steps to enhance cultural ties between the two regions through a joint declaration to reinforce cooperation and dialogue in the field ... Read more...

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