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Russia emerges champion, Kishan gets individual gold


August 19th, 2012 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 19 (IANS) Top seeds Russia emerged clear winners after the ninth and final round of the Tata IBCA Chess Olympiad for the Blind at Hotel Le Royal Meridien ... Read more...

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Russia emerges champion, Kishan gets individual gold


August 19th, 2012 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 19 (IANS) Top seeds Russia emerged clear winners after the ninth and final round of the Tata IBCA Chess Olympiad for the Blind at Hotel Le Royal Meridien ... Read more...

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Pattinson not ready to face media?


August 1st, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 1 (IANS) Actor Robert Pattinson is reportedly shying away from facing the media after being cheated on by his "Twilight" co-star Kristen Stewart -- he is even ... Read more...

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Infosys ranked second in global outsourcing firms


July 23rd, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 23 (IANS) Indian IT bellwether Infosys Ltd has been ranked second in the 2012 global outsourcing list of 100 top firms by the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals ... Read more...

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Giving time away can give you more of it, says study


July 15th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 15 (IANS) Many people are strapped for time, finding it difficult to complete their multiple tasks within a day. However, a new study suggests that volunteering our limited ... Read more...

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India, Mauritius agree to push for trade pact


July 6th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) India and Mauritius Friday agreed to hasten negotiations on the proposed Preferential Trade Agreement, with a view to boost bilateral trade and enhance economic engagements.Mauritian ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Anand Sharma to lead business team to Afghanistan


June 28th, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma said Thursday he would soon lead an Indian business delegation to Afghanistan in a bid to enhance economic engagements ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

At 86, Queen works more than British MPs


June 3rd, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 3 (IANS) In what should be a wake-up call for British parliamentarians, 86-year-old Queen Elizabeth II has worked far more days this year than any member of parliament, ... Read more...

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Gilani calls off visit for Queen’s diamond jubilee


June 2nd, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 2 (IANS) Prime Minster Yousuf Raza Gilani has cancelled his plan to visit Britain and attend the Queen's Diamond Jubilee celebrations, following his busy engagements, Online news ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Advani, Sushma’s absence at rally pre-decided, no rift: BJP (Lead)


May 25th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders L.K. Advani and Sushma Swaraj will not attend the key party rally in Mumbai Friday evening due to prior engagements, ... Read more...

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Advani, Sushma to skip party rally in Mumbai


May 25th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders L.K. Advani and Sushma Swaraj will not attend the key party rally in Mumbai Friday evening due to prior engagements, ... Read more...

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Super Kings deserved to win: Harbhajan


May 24th, 2012 - 1:56 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 24 (IANS) A dejected Mumbai Indians skipper Harbhajan Singh said it all when he complimented Chennai Super Kings for "playing like champions" after his team lost the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

India face Holland in Olympic hockey opener


May 22nd, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 22 (IANS) India will open their campaign in the 2012 Olympics hockey competition in London with a game against the Netherlands July 30, according to the schedule released ... Read more...

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Gibson, Sammy welcome Gayle’s return


May 4th, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Hove (England), May 4 (IANS/CMC) West Indies head coach Ottis Gibson and captain Darren Sammy have warmly greeted talismanic opener Chris Gayle's decision to make himself available for the limited-overs leg ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

William, Kate celebrate first wedding anniversary


April 29th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 29 (IANS) Prince William and his wife Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge, Sunday celebrated their first wedding anniversary.The royal couple were planning to make it a private ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Rahul Gandhi to visit drought-hit areas in Maharashtra


April 26th, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 26 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi arrives here Friday on a two-day visit to Maharashtra during which he will visit some drought-hit regions, a party office ... Read more...

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Akhilesh drops out of India Today conclave


March 15th, 2012 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh's new Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Thursday dropped out of the India Today conclave 2012 because of official engagements."Akhilesh Yadav is now not attending ... Read more...

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Indian firms showcase products in Indonesia


March 6th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, March 6 (IANS) A three-day "India Show" exposing products and services of some 75 companies of the country began here Tuesday.Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma inaugurated the show ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Iraq seeks Indian investments


February 27th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) Iraq Monday invited Indian investments either independently or through joint ventures to help in reconstruction process of the war-ravaged country."We are open in all formats ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Visual IQ launches the latest tool for advertisers


February 15th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Feb 15 (IANS) Boston-headquartered Visual IQ, 'the thought leader' in providing companies an impact of their ad-campaign, Wednesday announced the launch of their latest offering TrueAttribution 2.0.It is ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

India successfully tests pilotless aircraft


January 31st, 2012 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Balasore (Orissa), Jan 31 (IANS) India Tuesday successfully tested the indigenously developed pilotless target aircraft (PTA) Lakshya from a military base in Orissa, official sources said.It was test flown from ... Read more...

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US, Pakistan discuss ties


January 25th, 2012 - 4:06 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 25 (IANS) US Ambassador to Pakistan Cameron Munter and Pakistani Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar Tuesday discussed ways to normalize bilateral ties.Relations between the two countries hit bottom, ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pakistan to decide new terms with NATO in February


January 21st, 2012 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 21 (IANS) The Pakistan government will decide the new terms of its engagements with NATO and allies in the war on terror at a joint session of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Imtiaz Ali attends Bhojpuri film’s premiere in Patna


December 12th, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 12 (IANS) Imtiaz Ali is known to go out of his way for his friends, specially filmmakers. He flew to Patna from here to attend the premiere ... Read more...

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Zardari’s resignation rumour false, says his spokesman


December 7th, 2011 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 7 (IANS) The spokesman for Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari Wednesday rejected media reports that the president may step down due to his poor health."President Zardari is in ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Ex-Pakistani official refuses to head memo probe


December 3rd, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 3 (IANS) Tariq Khosa, former director general of the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA), has refused to head a panel formed to probe the memo-controversy that led to the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

For Anil, charity more important


November 28th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 28 (IANS) Anil Kapoor cancelled two important engagements here and flew down to Los Angeles to attend a charity event for Pratham, child literacy organisation."I had to ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Pakistan to ask US to vacate air base (Lead)


November 27th, 2011 - 10:30 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 27 (IANS) Pakistan will ask the US to stop using one of its key air base after a NATO air raid on one of the country's border ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Cannot be chief guest on Madhya Pradesh day: Uma Bharti


October 31st, 2011 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Oct 31 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh's former chief minister Uma Bharti Monday declined to be chief guest on the state's foundation day, citing prior engagements.The Shivraj Singh Chouhan-led Bharatiya ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Manmohan returns after IBSA summit


October 20th, 2011 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh returned here Wednesday night after attending the 5th summit of the leaderships of India, Brazil and South Africa (IBSA) at ... Read more...

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PM heads back after IBSA Summit in Pretoria


October 19th, 2011 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Pretoria, Oct 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh left here for New Delhi Wednesday morning after attending the 5th summit among the leaderships of India, Brazil and South Africa ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Minister upbeat on Pakistan’s economy


September 28th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 28 (IANS) Positive macro-economic performance coupled with expected investment inflows into Pakistan would help bolster the national economy, a senior minister has said.Finance Minister Abdul Hafeez Shaikh, who ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Mayer cancels concerts dut to throat problem


September 18th, 2011 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 18 (IANS) Singer John Mayer has scrapped two upcoming shows and postponed his album release due to throat problem.Mayer was due to perform with legendary singer ... Read more...

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Kalam dissociates himself from Nalanda university


September 15th, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 15 (IANS) Former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam has dissociated himself from the upcoming Nalanda International University in Bihar, says his aide.The former president's personal secretary R.K. Prasad told ... Read more...

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Royal Wahingdoh qualify for main phase of Federation Cup


September 13th, 2011 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 13 (IANS) Royal Wahingdoh defeated ONGC 3-1 here Tuesday to qualify for the main phase of the Federation Cup football tournament.Jackie Chand Singh scored a brace for Wahingdoh ... Read more...

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