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Skill academy to boost Kerala’s MSME sector


September 14th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 14 (IANS) The Kerala government has decided to set up an international skill academy to boost the growth of micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME). This was announced ... Read more...

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Indian TV fest in Goa rescheduled


September 14th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) The Indian Broadcasting Foundation (IBF) has rescheduled the first Indian TV Fest, earlier set to be held Nov 2-3 in Goa, with the new ... Read more...

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Non-Resident Keralites backbone of state economy: PM


September 12th, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 12 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday described non-resident Keralites (NRKs) as the backbone of the state's economy."More than two million NRKs work in the Middle East ... Read more...

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Bill Clinton fires up the Democrats for Obama


September 6th, 2012 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 6 (IANS) It was clearly Bill Clinton's day as the former president drew from the successes of his own presidency to make a strong case for the ... Read more...

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Indian Panorama section at IFFI to screen 47 films


August 21st, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 21 (IANS) As many as 47 films will be screened in the Indian Panorama section at the 43rd International Film festival of India (IFFI), which will be held ... Read more...

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CPC elects younger delegates to national congress


August 14th, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 14 (IANS) The Communist Party of China (CPC) has elected younger and more grassroots-level delegates to attend its upcoming national congress, a senior party official said here Tuesday.About ... Read more...

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2,270 delegates to attend CPC Congress


August 13th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 13 (IANS) A total of 2,270 delegates have been elected to attend the upcoming 18th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC), Xinhua reported Monday.President Hu ... Read more...

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Suicide bombers killed at Somalian assembly meet venue


August 1st, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mogadishu, Aug 1 (IANS) At least two suicide bombers were shot dead in Mogadishu when they approached a venue of the Somalia's National Constituent Assembly meeting Wednesday.A policeman was also ... Read more...

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Arab League to form panel to probe Arafat’s death


July 18th, 2012 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, July 17 (IANS) The Arab League (AL) Tuesday decided to set up an independent committee to probe the death of former Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat.Arafat died at a ... Read more...

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Clinton visits Afghanistan


July 7th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 7 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton arrived in Kabul Saturday on a previously unannounced visit, an Afghan official said.Clinton made the surprise visit a day before ... Read more...

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FIFA World Cup delegates visit Samara


June 22nd, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Samara (Russia), June 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The FIFA delegation charged with assessing Russia's 13 World Cup candidate cities visited here Friday.The seven delegates visited the site on the banks of ... Read more...

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Cochin to host next annual Indian diaspora meet


June 19th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) The 11th edition of the annual diaspora conclave -- Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2013 - will be held in Cochin, Kerala's commercial capital, Minister of Overseas ... Read more...

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UAE participates in ILO conference


June 1st, 2012 - 1:25 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, May 31 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) participated in the opening ceremony of the 101st session of the International Labour Conference (ILO) here Wednesday.The UAE was represented ... 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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Medvedev elected ruling party leader (Lead)


May 26th, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Members of Russia's ruling United Russia party Saturday elected Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev as its leader at a party congress.In April, President Vladimir Putin announced ... Read more...

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NHRC seeks solution on Mayanmarese asylum seekers


May 25th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has asked Myanmar's rights panel to engage with the government at Yangon to press for a solution to the ... Read more...

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Himachal not investor friendly: Anand Sharma


May 23rd, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 24 (IANS) Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma Wednesday blamed the Himachal Pradesh government for pursuing policies not congenial to investors."The industrialists are being asked to pay for ... Read more...

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Valid passports must for Indian Haj pilgrimage from 2012


May 22nd, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) The government has brought about changes in the Haj pilgrimage programme and a key one is that all pilgrims must have a valid passport, External ... Read more...

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Debar criminals from polls: Election Commissioner Brahma


May 5th, 2012 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 5 (IANS) Describing the participation of criminals in polls as one of the major problems the country is facing, Election Commissioner H.S. Brahma Saturday called upon the people ... Read more...

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World Heart Federation gets first ever Indian president


April 21st, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) The World Heart Federation (WHF), a global NGO dedicated to prevention of heart diseases in low- and middle-income countries, elected its first ever Indian president, ... Read more...

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Zardari came to India with open mind: Bansal


April 9th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari came to India with an open mind and expressed his opposition to terrorism in any form, union minister P.K. ... Read more...

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Urdu medium schools for Muslims in UP


April 2nd, 2012 - 2:16 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 2 (IANS) To promote education among Muslims, Uttar Pradesh government has decided to set up Urdu medium government schools at the primary, middle and higher secondary levels in ... Read more...

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360 cars, one-minute intervals: Seoul summit lineup


March 26th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, March 26 (IANS) Some 360 cars will speed into the venue of the Seoul nuclear summit at exactly one-minute intervals - not a second more and not a second ... Read more...

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FICCI Frames true meeting ground of minds: Karan Johar


March 12th, 2012 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 12 (IANS) Filmmaker Karan Johar is looking forward to the forthcoming FICCI Frames event where interesting sessions on topics like cinema and technology will be discussed at ... Read more...

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UAE to participate in 6th World Water Forum


March 9th, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, March 9 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) will take part in the 6th World Water Forum to held in Marseille, France, next week.The event, expected to draw over ... Read more...

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ICWA to have think tank linkage with Colombo institute


March 9th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) The Indian Council of World Affairs (ICWA) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for cooperation with the Lakshman Kadirgamar Institute of International Relations and Strategic ... Read more...

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Super Tuesday seems to have lost its sheen


March 6th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Mar 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The obvious fact in the race to the White House for the Republican candidates is that whoever comes out tops after the Super Tuesday will have a ... Read more...

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Waiting for the Republican Superman!


March 5th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 5 (IANS) Will Mitt Romney emerge on Super Tuesday as the Republican Superman who would challenge President Barack Obama in November? Or would he stumble again to ... Read more...

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Niersbach is new president of German Football Association


March 3rd, 2012 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, March 3 (IANS) Wolfgang Niersbach is the new president of the German Football Association -- or Deutsche Fussball Bund (DFB), the association announced after an extraordinary meeting in Frankfurt.Niersbach ... Read more...

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Karnataka hopes to attract $120 bn in investments


March 1st, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) Despite political turmoil, Karnataka is hopeful of attracting investment of up to $120 billion in sectors like power, auto, IT and aerospace during the second ... Read more...

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Iran not pursuing n-arms, says Khamenei


February 22nd, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 22 (IANS) Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said Wednesday that Tehran is not pursuing nuclear weapons.Khamenei's remarks came after the latest round of talks between Iran and ... Read more...

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World leaders plan crackdown on Somali pirates


February 19th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 19 (IANS) World leaders will gather here Thursday to plan a crackdown on Somali pirates. Special courtrooms in the Seychelles and Mauritius and "pirate prisons" are among measures ... Read more...

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IGNOU to open study centre in Zambia


February 13th, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) would soon be launching a study centre in Zambia for three management programmes, an official statement said Monday. ... Read more...

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Pakistan, Bangladesh stay off SAARC anti-terror meet


February 9th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) Pakistan and Bangladesh have stayed away, for unspecified reasons, from attending a two-day SAARC anti-terror meeting that began in the capital Thursday.Official sources said ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi to host global maritime trade summit


January 29th, 2012 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Jan 28 (IANS/WAM) With the expansion of sea trade through the Middle East and various challenges to it, businessmen and government officials from around the world will meet ... Read more...

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