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FIFA’s regional development inaugurated in Delhi


September 6th, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke inaugurated the world body's regional developmental office at Dwarka in the national capital here Thursday.The regional office has been shifted ... Read more...

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Business perception in India is worse than reality: Kidwai


September 6th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) The Indian economy is passing through difficult times but business perception in the country is worse than reality, Naina Lal Kidwai, senior vice president of ... Read more...

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Prepare to take power: Germany, Italy tell Syrian opposition


August 30th, 2012 - 10:06 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, Aug 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti have called on the Syrian opposition to prepare to take over power in the country."The ... Read more...

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Rs.1.85 lakh crore coal blocks loss is flawed, says minister


August 26th, 2012 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 25 (IANS) Minister of State for Science and Technology Ashwani Kumar Saturday said that the CAG's calculation of Rs.1.85 lakh crore loss over allocation of coal blocks to ... Read more...

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India may tweak SME definition for IKEA investment


August 4th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Aug 4 (IANS) The Indian government may change the definition of small and medium enterprises (SME) to facilitate investments from Swedish furniture giant IKEA, Commerce and Industry Minister Anand ... Read more...

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My collection inspired by today’s Marilyn Monroe: Ritu Beri


August 4th, 2012 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) The "Marilyn Monroe of today" was the inspiration for designer Ritu Beri's collection showcased at the 13th Lakme Fashion Week which commenced Friday.Ritu Beri and ... Read more...

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Cameron warns Taliban against destabilising Afghanistan


July 19th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) British Prime Minister David Cameron Thursday warned the Taliban that it would be totally erroneous to believe that its militant forces could destabilise Afghanistan ... Read more...

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Politics, unionism in education cannot be separated: Amartya Sen


July 18th, 2012 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 17 (IANS) Observing that politics cannot be separated from unions formed by teachers or students, Nobel laureate Amartya Sen Tuesday emphasised on the need for using the synergy ... Read more...

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Pakistan pitches for reviving cricketing ties (Lead)


July 5th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Pakistan Thursday pitched for resuming bilateral cricket ties with India but New Delhi maintained it was for the two boards to decide.During their two-day talks ... Read more...

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India, US closer than ever: Indian envoy


July 3rd, 2012 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 3 (IANS) Indian Ambassador Nirupama Rao has said shared economic, diplomatic and security goals have brought the two nations and their peoples closer than ever.The recently concluded ... Read more...

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India, EU to conclude trade, investment talks by Oct-Nov


June 26th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) India and the European Union have agreed to conclude negotiations for a bilateral investment and trade agreement (BITA) by October-November this year."After a number of ... Read more...

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India, Russia target $20 bn trade by 2015


June 21st, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
St. Petersburg, June 21 (IANS) India and Russia have set a target to increase bilateral trade to $20 billion by 2015 from around $9 billion in 2011, Commerce and Industry ... Read more...

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Romney collects more money than Obama in May


June 8th, 2012 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 8 (IANS/EFE) Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney last month collected almost $77 million for his campaign, some $17 million more than President Barack Obama.The Republican National ... Read more...

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Asia-Pacific issues should be settled bilaterally: Antony (Lead)


June 6th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) All disputes in the Asia-Pacific region should be settled bilaterally under international law, India asserted Wednesday as it emphasized the need to strengthen the ... Read more...

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Present economic crisis not similar to 1991: Pranab


June 4th, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Despite a sharp slowdown in economic growth, high inflation and record fall in the value of rupee, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Monday emphasised that ... Read more...

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PM warns against growing intolerance


June 2nd, 2012 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 2 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday warned against "growing intolerance" among Indians and said public debate seemed to have become a "hostage to sensationalism"."In recent times, ... Read more...

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Myanmar’s territory shouldn’t be used by NE insurgents: India


May 31st, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Barely two days after Prime Minister Manmohan Singh returned from a three-day visit to Myanmar, India Thursday said its territory should not be allowed ... Read more...

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PM returns from Myanmar visit


May 29th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh returned here Tuesday night after a three-day visit to Myanmar during which the two countries agreed to expand trade, improve ... Read more...

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It’s about team not individual, says Gambhir


May 28th, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 28 (IANS) It was typical of Gautam Gambhir that he strenuously deflected attention from the individual to the team, downplaying his own role as a captain and ... Read more...

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Gogoi backs central anti-terror agency


May 5th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Saturday supported the proposal to set up the National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC) but emphasised that the central government must ... Read more...

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UAE minister meets foreign trade officials


May 4th, 2012 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, May 3 (IANS/WAM) UAE Foreign Trade Minister Sheikha Lubna Bint Khalid Al Qasimi Thursday held meetings with trade officials of various countries here.The meetings were held on the sidelines ... Read more...

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India concerned about oil price volatility: Mukherjee


April 22nd, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 22 (IANS) India is concerned about the volatility in the prices of oil, gas and other commodities as they were not aligned to economic fundamentals, Finance Minister ... Read more...

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Ban Ki-moon welcomes resolution to send observers to Syria (Lead)


April 15th, 2012 - 6:05 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, April 15 (IANS) The UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has welcomed the adoption of Security Council Resolution 2042 to authorise the dispatch of the advance team of UN observers to ... Read more...

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Raj Thackeray drops protest against Bihar Day event


April 13th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 13 (IANS) In an abrupt turnaround, the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) Friday called off its proposed agitation against the April 15 Bihar Day celebrations in Mumbai, scheduled ... Read more...

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China urges restraint on Korean Peninsula (Lead)


March 26th, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, March 26 (IANS) While appealing for restraint, China has said it does not hope to see a reversal of the hard-won momentum of relaxation in tension on the Korean ... Read more...

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Tax law amendments not aimed at opening old cases: Mukherjee


March 25th, 2012 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Sunday clarified that the proposed amendments in tax regulations were not aimed at opening old cases with any vindictive intent, ... Read more...

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We want good scripts, chants Bollywood


March 19th, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 19 (IANS) After biggies misfired at the box office and economical movies hit the bull's eye, Bollywood has woken up to the importance of a well-written script. ... Read more...

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Scope of penal provision on gay sex wide: SC (Lead)


February 16th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday said the scope of Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) was wide and could not be limited to holding ... Read more...

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Scope of penal provision on gay sex wide: SC


February 16th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday said the scope of Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) was wide and could not be limited to holding ... Read more...

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Private telecom important in disaster management: Pilot


February 15th, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) Minister of State for Communication and Technology Sachin Pilot Wednesday called for cooperation from the private telecom sector in disaster management preparedness."We want the private ... Read more...

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Governor unwell, Chandy takes R-Day parade salute


January 26th, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 26 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy got the rare opportunity to take the Republic Day parade salute here Thursday, as Governor M.O.H. Farook was on medical leave.H.R. ... Read more...

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Children homes should be strictly monitored: NCPCR


January 26th, 2012 - 1:25 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) Wednesday emphasised the need for strict monitoring of children's homes following revelations of sexual abuse of minor ... Read more...

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Law will take its course in AMRI directors case: Mamata


January 12th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
West Midnapore (West Bengal), Jan 12 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday said her government was being pressurised to release the AMRI Hospital directors who are behind ... Read more...

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Deaths due to cancer decline in US


January 7th, 2012 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 7 (IANS/EFE) The number of deaths due to cancer continues to decline in the US. According to calculations between 1991 and 2008, over one million deaths from the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India seeks Saudi investment in infrastructure


January 5th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) Saudi Arabia was Thursday urged to invest in India's infrastructure sector and further boost economic engagements between the two countries."We look forward to Saudi ... Read more...

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