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New building for Mumbai hospital (With images)


September 17th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) Mumbai's KEM Hospital, the original structure of which is housed in a heritage building, will Monday inaugurate its new multi-storey building that has been constructed ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Government to allow old players in 2G auction: Milind Deora


September 13th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The government will allow both old and new telecom operators to participate in the upcoming 2G auction, Minister of State for Communications and IT Milind ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Exports held out despite slowdown but outlook cloudy (2011 in Retrospect)


December 25th, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 25 (IANS) Despite the global downturn and major fluctuation in the value of the rupee, India's merchandise exports logged a robust rise during 2011 with experts attributing ... Read more...

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Exporters see growth drop as government pushes new markets


October 9th, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 9 (IANS) Even as India's commerce ministry wants the exporting community to diversify into new markets to combat the downturn in the developed world, Indian industry says it ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Over 130 mn subscribers opt for do not call registry


September 2nd, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) Troubled by pesky calls and messages, over 130 million mobile subscribers registered with the national do not call registry till Aug 25, said Minister of ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Four friends on a teaching mission in Rajasthan


August 27th, 2011 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 27 (IANS) Young men like them would be spending their money on shopping, entertainment or on savings. But not these four friends from Rajasthan. They have pooled their ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Questioning parliament’s role unwise, say ministers


August 23rd, 2011 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) The government is ready to talk to activist Anna Hazare on the Lokpal bill, but questioning parliament's law-making role is not wise, union Ministers Sachin ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Congress MPs Priya Dutt, Nirupam meet Hazare supporters, vow support


August 22nd, 2011 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) Congress MPs from Mumbai Sanjay Nirupam and Priya Dutt Monday came out in favour of a strong Lokpal bill, with Dutt also advocating the inclusion of ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Minissha blasts her ‘Bheja Fry 2′ director


July 30th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 30 (IANS) Minissha Lamba is miffed with Sagar Ballary, the director of "Bheja Fry 2" and her forthcoming "Hum Tum Aur Shabana", who has been reportedly bad-mouthing ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Maintain peace: Milind Deora urges Mumbai residents


July 13th, 2011 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Newly-appointed Minister of State for Communications and IT Milind Deora said the union home ministry was in touch with the Maharashtra government following blasts at ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

‘Bheja Fry 2′ - Minissha’s Sunday treat


June 19th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Actress Minissha Lamba says that after a long time she is not working on a Sunday and that she will enjoy the break by watching ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Comedy, romance, action to hit the box-office Friday (IANS Preview)


June 13th, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) His flawless performance as an irritating guest in the 2007 movie "Bheja Fry" is still remembered by one and all. Vinay Pathak is once ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Monkey gets celebrity treatment on ‘Bheja Fry 2′ sets


June 13th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) Bollywood actors Vinay Pathak and Kay Kay Menon weren't the only ones treated like stars on the sets of "Bheja Fry 2" -- a monkey ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

What’s Bipasha’s new obsession? (Movie Snippets)


May 31st, 2011 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Bollywood actress Bipasha Basu loves experimenting with her looks -- and now she has found her latest obsession in hats and red lipsticks!"Hats and ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Vinay Pathak turns singer with ‘Bheja Fry 2′ (Lead, Correcting year in opening para)


May 31st, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 31 (IANS) Vinay Pathak, known for his off-beat roles, makes his singing debut with his forthcoming release "Bheja Fry 2", which is a sequel to his 2007 ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Vinay Pathak makes singing debut with ‘Bheja Fry 2′


May 31st, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 31 (IANS) Actor Vinay Pathak, who has gained an appreciable success with his off-beat films, now goes behind the microphone for his forthcoming film "Bheja Fry 2", ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

I might join politics in future, not now: Mukul Deora (With Image)


May 18th, 2011 - 11:08 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 18 (IANS) Filmmaker Mukul Deora comes from a family of politicians. His father Murli Deora is union minister for corporate affairs and brother Milind a member of parliament. ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Chubby cheeks sell! Vinay piles on kilos for ‘Bheja Fry 2′ (With Images)


May 10th, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Actor Vinay Pathak was apprehensive about gaining weight for "Bheja Fry 2" because getting rid of it was a Herculean task for him after the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

It’s ‘back to school’ for Deora’s geo-scientist


May 5th, 2011 - 9:35 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Seventy-two-year-old Shiv Balak Misra is hardly a pin-up hero. The frail, down-to-earth geo-scientist-turned-social worker and educator wants to ensure that children in his backwater Uttar ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

‘It is rubbish that the petroleum portfolio was taken from me’: Aiyar


March 28th, 2011 - 7:24 pm ICT by ANI
Lucknow, Mar 28 (ANI): Former Union Minister Mani Shankar Aiyar on Monday rubbished an expose by whistle blowing website WikiLeaks that he was replaced by Murli Deora as Petroleum Minister in ... Read more...

Posted in National |

India’s exports may touch $235 billion in 2010-11


March 10th, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) With a 49.8 percent jump in February, India's exports have crossed the $200 billion target and are likely to touch $235 billion for fiscal 2010-11, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India, Japan aim for $25 bn trade by 2014 (Lead, changing dateline)


February 16th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) India and Japan Wednesday signed a comprehensive economic partnership agreement and set a target to more than double bilateral trade to $25 billion by 2014. Indian Commerce ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘Trust-based system to reduce export documentation’


January 25th, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai Jan 25 (IANS) A system based on trust between the government and exporters would reduce the voluminous paper work as well as the transaction costs, a top government official said here ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

PM makes significant changes in key economic portfolios


January 19th, 2011 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday made significant changes in his ministerial council involving some key economic portfolios to send a signal that economy will continue to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Keeping assembly polls in mind, Manmohan Singh reshuffles UPA II Cabinet


January 19th, 2011 - 7:39 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan.19 (ANI): Keeping in mind that assembly elections are to be held in the key states of Uttar Pradesh, Kerala, West Bengal and Tamil Nadu, the Prime Minister, Dr. ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Exports may touch $500 billion by 2014-15: Trade forum


January 10th, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) The Federation of Indian Export Organisations (FIEO) Monday said Indian exports, helped by better infrastructure and emerging markets like Africa and Latin America, could reach $500 billion ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

GDP growth rate satisfactory: Pranab


December 25th, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Haldia, Dec 25 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Saturday said he would be satisfied with 8.5-8.7 percent GDP growth this year but would target a growth of 9 percent next year."We ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India signs four-nation Turkmenistan gas pipeline deal (Lead)


December 12th, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Ashgabat (Turkmenistan), Dec 12 (IANS) India, Turkmenistan, Afghanistan and Pakistan signed two pacts Saturday on a gas pipeline project linking the four countries.The four nations signed an inter-government agreement on the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Energy security essential for India’s double digit growth: Pranab Mukherjee


November 3rd, 2010 - 10:01 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.3 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday gave a call to make structural reforms in the energy sector to attract investments, adding for this purpose the government ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Murli Deora expects India and US collaborate in shale gas exploration


October 18th, 2010 - 10:36 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Oct.18 (ANI): Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas Murli Deora said here today that the country is planning to enter a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the United States ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Kuwait keen on investing in India’s petrochemical industry


September 29th, 2010 - 12:58 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Kuwait has expressed interest in investing in India's oil and gas sector, especially in the areas of petrochemical complexes and crude oil storage, a statement Tuesday said. ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Fuel price hike minimal burden on common man: Government


July 27th, 2010 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The government Tuesday said the recent increase in fuel prices has translated into an additional burden of less than a rupee on cooking gas and 50 paisa ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

OMCs to invest Rs.1,500 crore for LPG supply in Karnataka


July 2nd, 2010 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 2 (IANS) State-run oil marketing firms will invest Rs.1,500 crore in Karnataka to increase the coverage of cooking gas supply across the state, a top official said Friday. "As part ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Arjun Rampal to miss IIFA


May 28th, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) Actor Arjun Rampal will not attend this year's International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) awards as he is busy promoting his upcoming film "Raajneeti". "Will not be going ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

I observed Rahul Gandhi for my ‘Raajneeti’ role: Arjun Rampal (Interview)


May 22nd, 2010 - 9:10 am ICT by IANS
By Dibyojyoti Baksi Mumbai, May 22 (IANS) Wearing Reebok or Nike shoes with the customary white kurta-pyjama... one of the "small, small elements" that Arjun Rampal says he picked up from observing ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

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