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After decades in Israel, Jews from Kerala come visiting


January 26th, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 26 (IANS) Most of them left for Israel around 60 years ago from their Jewish settlement in Kerala for better prospects. But as this group of 21 visited ... Read more...

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Why this barber loves the Jaipur jamboree


January 23rd, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 23 (IANS) For Satyanarain, books and authors have nothing to do with his love for the Jaipur Literature Festival. Unlike the thousands of people from across the globe ... Read more...

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Summit to ease growth of Kerala IT/ITES industry


January 10th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 10 (IANS) The India IT Summit of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) beginning here Jan 19 is expected to facilitate the growth of IT and IT-enabled ... Read more...

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Regional diaspora meet in Dubai this year: Ravi


January 9th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 9 (IANS) The regional annual diaspora meet, the mini-Pravasi Bharatiya Divas, will be held in Dubai later this year, Overseas Indian Affairs Minister Vayalar Ravi said Monday."I am ... Read more...

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Space crunch keeps diaspora delegates out at PBD inaugural


January 8th, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 8 (IANS) A space crunch at the venue forced many delegates from abroad to miss Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's inaugural address at the Pravasi Bhartiya Diwas here ... Read more...

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Non-resident Indians get voting rights (Lead)


January 8th, 2012 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 8 (IANS) Fulfilling the long-standing demand of its diaspora, India Sunday said it would allow Non-resident Indians (NRIs) to vote and participate in the election process."Pursuant to ... Read more...

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Not expecting investment, but more interaction with NRIs: Gehlot


January 7th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 7 (IANS) Rajasthan is not expecting huge investments from NRIs taking part in the Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas (PBD) here, but intends to use the occasion to enhance ... Read more...

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‘Pravasi Bharatiya’ delegates excited to be in Jaipur


January 7th, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 7 (IANS) Non-resident Indian delegates, who have arrived in Jaipur to participate in the ongoing Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas (PBD) are excited to be in the city. They say ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi to host energy summit


January 7th, 2012 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Jan 6 (IANS/WAM) Participants from nearly 140 countries will attend the 5th edition of the World Future Energy Summit here from Jan 16-19, organisers said.Agenda of the summit ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

PM says China overtaking Indian science, R&D; spending to double (Lead)


January 3rd, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 3 (IANS) Admitting that India's position in the world of science was being overtaken by countries like China, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday announced that spending on ... Read more...

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Plea against Indian Science Congress thrown out


December 24th, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Dec 24 (IANS) The Orissa High Court has dismissed a petition filed by a man seeking cancellation of the 99th Indian Science Congress (ISC), the largest national science ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi to host world energy summit in January 2012


December 19th, 2011 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Dec 18 (IANS/WAM) Abu Dhabi will host the 5th annual World Future Energy Summit Jan 16-19.Chinese Prime Minister Wen Jiabao will deliver the keynote address at the meet ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

When Sonia shook a leg with tribal dancers


December 16th, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) It's not often that one sees Sonia Gandhi let herself go, but at the Mahila Congress convention here, the Congress president did exactly that ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

China jails Australian Matthew Ng for 13 years


December 7th, 2011 - 10:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Beijing, Dec 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Australian government says the country have registered their strong interest in following the case of Matthew Ng to the Chinese government. Ng, the former CEO ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Regional cinema should get prime slots at IFFI: Kannada filmmaker


November 30th, 2011 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 30 (IANS) Renowned Kannada filmmaker P. Sheshadri Wednesday lambasted the organisers of the 42nd International Film Festival of India (IFFI) for giving step- motherly treatment to regional filmmakers ... Read more...

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Rahul calls upon youth to change political system


November 28th, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) The youth should join politics to change the system and fight corruption, Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi said here Monday while exhorting the young ... Read more...

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Putin nominated for 2012 presidential polls


November 27th, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin was officially nominated as a candidate for the March 2012 presidential elections at a United Russia party congress at Moscow's ... Read more...

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Brazilian director dies at IFFI


November 27th, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 27 (IANS) In a tragic incident, Brazilian documentary director Oscar Marron Filho suffered a cardiac arrest during an interactive session Sunday afternoon and died later at a local ... Read more...

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Kamat’s constituency gets Rs.15 crore to build cinema halls


November 25th, 2011 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 25 (IANS) The union information and broadcasting ministry has allotted Rs.15 crore to Goa Chief Minister Digambar Kamat's Margao constituency for constructing two cinema halls, which will also ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Afghanistan producing more opium: official


November 22nd, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Nov 22 (IANS) Delegates taking part in a four-day conclave of heads of drug law enforcement agencies here voiced concern over the increase in the area under opium cultivation ... Read more...

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Conman held at children’s film fest


November 20th, 2011 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 20 (IANS) In the commotion of hundreds of delegates and over 150,000 children at The Golden Elephant 17th International Children's Film Festival here, there was one man who ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

IMT organises international conference


November 17th, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Nov 17 (IANS) Over 200 delegates from across the world Thursday attended the 4th International Conference on Data Management at the Institute of Management Technology's (IMT) Ghaziabad campus.The Nov ... Read more...

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China unleashes charm for SAARC-plus one summit


November 14th, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Addu (Maldives)/New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) With diaries and paper bags flaunting 'China-SAARC friendship!', Beijing unleashed a charm offensive for a greater role at the eight-nation summit in the Maldives ... Read more...

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Australia’s Gold Coast to host 2018 Commonwealth Games


November 12th, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Basseterre (St. Kitts), Nov 12 (IANS) Australia's Gold Coast has been chosen to host the 2018 Commonwealth Games, beating the bid of Sri Lanka's Hambantota in the process.The Commonwealth Games ... Read more...

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IFFI organisers use football to warm up Goans to films


November 11th, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 11 (IANS) The organisers of the 42nd International Film Festival of India are using soccer as bait to hook Goans onto films.The IFFI, staring Nov 23 here, will ... Read more...

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Odisha takes ‘rath’ route to popularise science congress


November 7th, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Nov 7 (IANS) Odisha will roll out a science 'rath' Nov 14 in the state to popularize the Indian Science Congress that is scheduled to be held in ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Agreement to create biggest marine reserve at Antarctica


November 4th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, Nov 4 (IANS) Delegates from 25 nations at a Convention on the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR) meeting in the Tasmanian capital Hobart Friday agreed to a ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

28th GCC labour ministers meet begins in UAE


October 20th, 2011 - 1:18 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Oct 19 (IANS/WAM) Labour and social welfare ministers of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) have begun their 28th meeting in Abu Dhabi.UAE Minister of Labour Saqr Ghobash ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi to host Gulf supply summit


October 15th, 2011 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Oct 14 (IANS/WAM) An uninterrupted supply of goods within the countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) will be discussed at a summit here next week.The third edition ... Read more...

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39th national meet of company secretaries opens in Agra


October 13th, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Agra Oct 13 (IANS) Describing company secretaries as innovative cross-functional professionals, Uttar Pradesh Governor B.L. Joshi Thursday emphasised the continued need for transparency, disclosure and eithics.He was inaugurating the three-day ... Read more...

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Now, camp in a tent if you are in Goa for IFFI


October 4th, 2011 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 4 (IANS) If you haven't booked rooms in a cramped hotel already, delegates and film enthusiasts queuing up for the 42nd International Film Festival of India (IFFI) can ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Suspended Caribbean soccer official to face FIFA graft probe Friday


September 20th, 2011 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Zurich, Sep 20 (IANS/CMC) Colin Klass, the suspended vice president of the Caribbean Football Union (CFU), will appear before a FIFA Ethics Committee hearing Friday.The Guyana Football Federation president was suspended ... Read more...

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Southeast Asia to give health issues more priority


September 9th, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Sep 9 (IANS) Health ministers and officials from 11 southeast Asian countries Friday resolved to give higher priority to key health issues like HIV-Aids, routine immunisation and nutrition in ... Read more...

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Indra Nooyi, Piyush Pandey to speak at AdAsia 2011


September 8th, 2011 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Leading business honchos including Indra Nooyi, chairman and chief executive officer of PepsiCo, and Piyush Pandey, executive chairman and creative director, South Asia, Ogilvy ... Read more...

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IFFI aims to be ‘people friendly’


September 5th, 2011 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 5 (IANS) The International Film Festival of India (IFFI), held annually in Goa, will be presented in a new "people friendly" avatar this year, an official said Monday.Speaking ... Read more...

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