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‘Aarkshan’ tries to tell a therapeutic story: Prakash Jha (Interview)

July 20th, 2011 - 8:59 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 20 (IANS) National award-winning director Prakash Jha isn't sure whether his film "Aarakhsan" about caste-based reservations in educational institutions would be able to throw up any permanent ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Sound banking system needed for financial stability: Pranab

March 27th, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 27 (IANS) A sound and resilient banking sector, well-functioning financial markets, robust liquidity management and payment and settlement infrastructure have become the pre-requisites for financial stability, union ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘TB cases can be halved by 2015, malaria wiped out in decade’

March 8th, 2010 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, March 8 (DPA) Cases of tuberculosis (TB) could be halved by 2015 and malaria eliminated within a decade in many countries, projections released Monday by the Global Fund claimed. Advances were also ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Pervasive corruption tarnishing India’s image: PM (Lead)

August 26th, 2009 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Emphasising that corruption was a canker that was tarnishing India's image, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday urged officers of the country's premier investigating agency CBI to ... Read more...

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Patil calls for inclusive and positive changes in live of people

July 4th, 2009 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
Mussoorie, July 4 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil on Saturday said the UPA Government is keen to create more growth opportunities to ensure inclusive growth and bring positive changes in the lives ... Read more...

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Congress, BJP policies influenced by big houses, brokers: Mayawati

March 29th, 2009 - 6:55 pm ICT by ANI
Bhagalpur, Mar 29 (ANI): Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati on Sunday claimed that her party was the only alternative to the Congress and the Bharatiya ... Read more...

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BSP does not issue manifesto, but 32-page ‘appeal’ to voters

March 20th, 2009 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 20 (IANS) Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) president and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Friday said that she does not believe in releasing a party manifesto, and instead issued "an ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Renuka Chowdhury calls for south-south cooperation for strengthening women’’s programmes

October 13th, 2008 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 13 (ANI): Union Minister for Women and Child Development Renuka Chowdhury has called for South-South cooperation to facilitate efforts and joint collaboration for promoting strategies and programme for ... Read more...

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Jacob Riis has been rediscovered

May 26th, 2008 - 8:29 pm ICT by David M N James
Jacob Riis photography and works have hit the media and are becoming popular in both the academia and mainstream media circles. Writers and academicians are featuring the works of Riis in their ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment, World, World News |

Vice-President, Prime Minister pay homage to Nirmala Despande

May 1st, 2008 - 3:53 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 1 (ANI): Several leaders paid homage to Dr. Nirmala Despande, Member of Parliament in Rajya Sabha, who passed away this morning. Vice President Hamid Ansari, Prime Minister Dr. ... Read more...

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ACM-Infosys Foundation award for Stanford professor

April 28th, 2008 - 8:23 pm ICT by admin
Bangalore, April 28 (IANS) Stanford University professor Daphne Koller has been chosen for the first ACM-Infosys Foundation Award in computing sciences for her innovative approach to artificial intelligence (AI) that allows computers ... Read more...

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