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India-Indonesia business forum launched to boost trade and investment


July 19th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, July 19 (IANS) An India Business Forum has been launched here to boost trade and investment between India and Indonesia.The Indian Business Forum (IBF) is aimed at bringing together ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Giant screens across Kolkata for IPL’s top draw


May 2nd, 2012 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 2 (IANS) With all tickets for Saturday's game between Kolkata Knight Riders and Pune Warriors India sold out, plans are afoot to install 12 giant screens across the ... Read more...

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Three women killed during NATO operation in eastern Afghanistan


April 28th, 2012 - 1:09 am ICT by BNO News
SAYDABAD DISTRICT, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- At least three women were killed Thursday during a clash between NATO-led forces and militants in eastern Afghanistan, officials said on Friday. It was not immediately ... Read more...

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Maldives president to visit India in May


April 3rd, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Male, April 3 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Tuesday held talks with his Maldivian counterpart Abdul Samad Abdulla here as the Maldives government announced that President Mohammed Waheed ... Read more...

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Krishna to talk to Maldivian foreign minister


April 2nd, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Nearly two months after a sudden transfer of power in the Indian Ocean atoll nation, Maldivian Foreign Minister Abdul Samad Abdulla arrived here Monday on ... Read more...

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India pushes for early elections in Maldives, parties agree (Lead)


February 29th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Male/New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS) On his second visit to the Maldives in nearly a fortnight, Foreign Secretary Ranjan Mathai held wide-ranging discussions in the capital Male that culminated in ... Read more...

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India pushes for early elections, Maldives parties agree


February 29th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Male/New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS) In his second visit to the Maldives in a fortnight, Foreign Secretary Ranjan Mathai held wide-ranging discussions that culminated in a broad consensus for early ... Read more...

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Police to help rehabilitation of released Kashmir militants


February 26th, 2012 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 25 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Police will act as a facilitator for the rehabilitation of the released militants who want to shun violence, a senior police official said ... Read more...

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Cash-for-votes: Court issues notice to Delhi Police


October 31st, 2011 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday issued notice to Delhi Police on the bail pleas of Sudheendra Kulkarni, the media advisor to former prime minister ... Read more...

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West Indies Board insists Gayle must withdraw comments


October 20th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
St John's (Antigua), Oct 20 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies Cricket Board says estranged batsman Chris Gayle will have to withdraw his comments against the Board if he wants to wear maroon ... Read more...

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RBI to promote use of cashless payment system


August 25th, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 25 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has taken measures to promote the use of cashless payment instruments in the country, a senior official said Thursday."The RBI ... Read more...

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BJP seeks farmer-friendly land acquisition act


July 28th, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 28 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) farmers' wing will stage a demonstration before parliament during the monsoon session to demand a "farmer-friendly" land acquisition law.The ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Banned Manipuri militant outfit’s leader, aide held


July 5th, 2011 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) A commander of a banned Manipuri militant outfit, engaged in the drug trade, and his associate have been arrested from Bangalore and Manipur respectively, Delhi ... Read more...

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Indian microfinance not sustainable: Bangladeshi practitioners


June 30th, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 30 (IANS) India's microfinance model is not sustainable due to its overdependence on the government, the huge subsidy given by the state and the lack of a regulatory ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Pakistan to facilitate Afghan reconciliation process


June 30th, 2011 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 30 (IANS) Pakistan was committed to playing a facilitator's role in the Afghan reconciliation process, said Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani.Gilani urged the international community to assist ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

2002 Bali bombing suspect arrested


June 14th, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 14 (IANS) Police in Indonesia said Tuesday they have arrested a suspected terrorist for his role in the 2002 bombing on Bali island that killed 202 people, it ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Kerala Model’ proposed for growth of IT in state


June 9th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 9 (IANS) A group representing over 150 IT companies in Kerala Thursday said it has submitted to the government a "Kerala Model" -- a plan that emphasises taking ... Read more...

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Mayawati mulls new land acquisition policy


June 2nd, 2011 - 1:18 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 1 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati may do away with the state government's role in acquisition of land for private industrial or commercial development, an official said ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Haryana to set up culinary institute


April 21st, 2011 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 21 (IANS) The Haryana government plans to set up a one-of-its-kind culinary institute at Pinjore, Tourism Minister Om Prakash Jain said Thursday.Addressing the second regional tourism ministers conference ... Read more...

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Cricket series with Pakistan BCCI’s call: Krishna


April 19th, 2011 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) With India deciding to resume cricketing ties with Pakistan after a hiatus, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Tuesday said the plan for a series ... Read more...

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US Govt. critics slam delayed interrogation of Bali nightclub bombing suspect


April 13th, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr.13 (ANI): Obama administration critics have slammed the government for delaying the interrogation of the Bali nightclub bombing suspect, Umar Patek, captured in Pakistan after a tip off from the CIA.Patek ... Read more...

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Ambika Soni hails PM’s Indo-Pak WC semi-final game invitation to Pak leaders


March 26th, 2011 - 10:33 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 26(ANI): Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni on Saturday hailed Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh's decision to invite his Pakistani counterpart Yousuf Raza Gilani and President Asif ... Read more...

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Govt. approves creation of ‘Hospitality Development and Promotion Board’


December 30th, 2010 - 9:56 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec.30 (ANI): The Union Cabinet on Thursday approved creation of 'Hospitality Development and Promotion Board (HDPB)' for approving and facilitating of hotel projects.The decision will facilitate the setting up ... Read more...

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NATO troops kill seven members of private security firm in eastern Afghanistan


December 11th, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by BNO News
KABUL (BNO NEWS) -- Coalition forces in eastern Afghanistan on Saturday killed seven armed men who are believed to have been part of a private security firm, the NATO-led International Security Assistance ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Pulses output to touch 16.5 mn tonnes this year: Pawar


December 5th, 2010 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) India could end up producing up to 16.5 million tonnes of pulses this year, reducing the need for imports, Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar said here Sunday."This ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

US brands three LeT leaders as global terrorists


November 25th, 2010 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 25 (IANS) The United States has designated three top leaders of the Pakistan-based terrorist outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), blamed for the Mumbai terrorist attacks, as global terrorists and ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Kerala’s e-literacy centres turn service centres


November 18th, 2010 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 18 (IANS) Kerala's Akshaya centres, which began as facilitators for e-literacy programmes, were Thursday legally notified as service centres - a first for any state in India.The announcement was made ... Read more...

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Local Taliban leader among insurgents killed in Afghanistan


October 25th, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by BNO News
KABUL (BNO NEWS) -- A local Taliban leader was among several insurgents killed during coalition operations throughout Afghanistan on late Sunday, the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) said.ISAF said Mustafa, a ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

India,Brazil take lead in move to ‘green’ economic future


October 21st, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct.21 (ANI): The governments of Brazil and India are keen to use the economic value of nature in policy-making.So far, 27 governments from Africa and Latin America, and one from Asia, ... Read more...

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Haqqani Network facilitator and several insurgents captured in Afghanistan


September 13th, 2010 - 8:59 pm ICT by BNO News
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- Afghan and coalition security forces captured a Haqqani Network facilitator, along with several insurgents, during two overnight operations in Khost province, NATO said on Monday.Intelligence sources led ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

US freezes assets of Osama son-in-law


August 25th, 2010 - 10:30 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Aug 25 (IANS) In a continuing campaign to target Al Qaeda's sources of funds, the United States has frozen the assets of Muhammad Abdallah Hasan Abu-al-Khayr, a son-in-law of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US freezes assets of Al Qaeda finance chief


August 25th, 2010 - 6:34 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 25 (IANS) The US treasury department has frozen the assets of the finance chief of Al Qaeda and Osama bin Laden's son-in-law. The department Tuesday froze all assets Muhammad Abdallah Hasan ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pak agencies zero in on terror facilitator behind hiring jihadis from madrassas


August 19th, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Aug.19 (ANI): Pakistani intelligence and law enforcement authorities are on the look out for a person suspected of supplying manpower and facilitating terror groups.According to sources, officials have traced a ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Omar for dialogue with all sections in Kashmir


July 5th, 2010 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 5 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Monday asked the central government to start a dialogue with "different shades of opinion" in the state for which he is ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Philanthropy can be profit in disguise for corporates


July 3rd, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) If, as a corporate, you that think employing a physically challenged person is just philanthropy, think again. It may actually benefit your business if you harness the ... Read more...

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