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Krishna to pitch for regional approach on Afghanistan


November 30th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Against the backdrop of Pakistan boycotting the Bonn conference on Afghanistan, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna will represent India at the key global conclave ... Read more...

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Air India staff threaten strike as May salaries are delayed


June 20th, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, June 20 (IANS) Major unions representing over 30,000 permanent employees of the financially beleaguered national carrier Air India Monday said that they may go on a flash strike, ... Read more...

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Australia prune Test series against South Africa for Twenty20


May 5th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, May 5 (IANS) The lop-sided priorities of Twenty20 have forced Cricket Australia (CA) to prune one of their greatest modern rivalries with South Africa.For the first time, South Africa ... Read more...

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Kerala IT professionals asked to return to work in Japan (Lead)


March 27th, 2011 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 27 (IANS) Return to work is the message to the employees of Kerala-based IT companies who fled Japan in the wake of a devastating earthquake and tsunami and ... Read more...

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Kerala IT professionals asked to return to work in Japan


March 27th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 27 (IANS) Return to work is the message to the employees of Kerala-based IT companies contracted to work in Japan but who had left the country in the ... Read more...

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Hindu guru gets 14 years jail for molestation in US


March 9th, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 9 (IANS) A missing Hindu guru has been sentenced to 14 years in prison for each of 20 counts of molesting two girls who grew up on the ... Read more...

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Corporate-business tie-ups to generate million jobs in Gujarat


January 10th, 2011 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Jan 9 (IANS) Gujarat Livelihood Promotion Company Limited (GLPC) has initiated corporate-business partnerships that will generate more than a million jobs in the next five years in the rural areas of ... Read more...

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L&T gets hydropower project in Himachal


January 7th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 7 (IANS) Corporate giant Larsen and Toubro (L&T) has been allotted a hydropower project that was earlier granted to Moserbaer Projects Ltd in Lahaul and Spiti district of Himachal Pradesh, ... Read more...

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India asks rich nations to keep their promises to spur growth


September 23rd, 2010 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar United Nations, Sep 23 (IANS) India has called upon rich nations to urgently fulfil their commitment to provide more funds, transfer technology and undertake capacity building in developing countries to ... Read more...

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UAE to release 724 prisoners ahead of Ramadan


August 4th, 2010 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 3 (IANS/WAM) In a humanitarian gesture ahead of the holy month of Ramadan, United Arab Emirates President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has ordered the release of 724 ... Read more...

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List of don’ts where Internet dating is concerned


June 30th, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, June 30 (ANI): With more and more people opting for Internet dating, a list has been formed for those who are just starting a relationship online.The list was part of ... Read more...

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Women Deliver 2010: Invest in women, it pays


June 5th, 2010 - 8:46 pm ICT by admin
By Shobha Shukla – CNSThe world's largest conference on women's health and empowerment in more than a decade opens on Monday, June 7, at Washington DC, USA, with a call to ... Read more...

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Joint bank accounts losing their shine


May 3rd, 2010 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 3 (IANS) Joint bank accounts, which newly weds used to open almost immediately after getting married, are losing their appeal as "most people like to have their 'own' money to ... Read more...

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India-Africa business conclave opens with large African participation


March 15th, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Making a strong pitch for scaling up trade and investment with Africa, India's External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Monday inaugurated a two-day conclave that is set ... Read more...

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Despite Copenhagen doom, UN going ahead with multi-trillion-dollar ‘green plan’


February 26th, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb. 26 (ANI): Despite the doomed Copenhagen climate change conference last December, the United Nations is moving forward with a multi-trillion-dollar plan economic transfer scheme at full speed in order ... Read more...

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Citibank unveils mortgage product for home loan facility


December 21st, 2009 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 21 (IANS) Citibank Monday launched a novel mortgage product 'CitiHome One' to offer its customers a home loan facility. The universal home product enables the bank's customers to avail a conventional ... Read more...

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Hurry up, seal Copenhagen deal, UN chief urges world leaders (Lead)


December 18th, 2009 - 2:34 am ICT by IANS
By Joydeep Gupta Copenhagen, Dec 18 (IANS) As the clock ticked down on the Copenhagen climate summit and negotiators settled down for hard bargaining through the night, UN chief Ban Ki-Moon rued that ... Read more...

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Hillary Clinton tries to resurrect climate talks with $100 bn offer


December 17th, 2009 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Joydeep Gupta Copenhagen, Dec 17 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton Thursday tried to resurrect the Copenhagen climate summit by promising to mobilise $100 billion a year by 2020 to ... Read more...

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Shortage of judges a hinderance in justice delivery system: CJI


August 16th, 2009 - 9:43 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 16 (ANI): The Chief Justice of India, K.G.Balakrishnan, on Sunday expressed concern over the chronic shortage of judicial officers and said it was hindering the efforts to overcome an ... Read more...

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Global oil companies to invest $375 bn despite downturn


June 3rd, 2009 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, June 3 (IANS) The private and state-run oil companies worldwide would invest $375 billion in the hydrocarbon sector this year despite the economic downturn and concerns about low oil demand, ... Read more...

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Jammu and Kashmir budget session in July


May 24th, 2009 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 24 (IANS) The budget session of the Jammu and Kashmir assembly will be held in July, the state's finance minister said Sunday. Jammu and Kashmir is meeting its financial commitments ... Read more...

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Bayern Munich Academy to come up in West Bengal


November 12th, 2008 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 12 (IANS) German soccer giant FC Bayern Munich Wednesday announced that its first soccer academy away from home would come up in West Bengal's Burdwan district.Club chairman and soccer legend ... Read more...

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IMF to approve a 7.5-billion-dollar loan for Pak on Nov 22


November 11th, 2008 - 3:40 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 11 (ANI): The International Monetary Fund (IMF)s executive boards meeting, which is scheduled to be held on Nov 22, is likely to approve a two-year 7.5 billion dollar bailout ... Read more...

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Stanchart Bahrain launches new product for expat Indians


July 15th, 2008 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 15 (IANS) Standard Chartered Bank Bahrain has announced the launch of a new non-resident Indian (NRI) dual deposit account designed to help NRI customers with meeting financial commitments and low ... Read more...

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Food crisis mounts pressure on G8 to deliver in Africa


June 24th, 2008 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Nairobi, June 24 (DPA) Africa is once again set to be high on the agenda at the upcoming G8 meeting in Japan as the global food crisis threatens to set back ... Read more...

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‘Quota may take away funds meant for new institutes’


April 20th, 2008 - 7:08 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Despite the government's commitment to set up more institutions of higher learning, funds can prove to be a major impediment, as a substantial amount will have to ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu employees pay hike to cut revenue surplus


March 20th, 2008 - 6:33 pm ICT by admin
Chennai, March 20 (IANS) The likely increase in the Tamil Nadu government's salary and pension bill from next fiscal is expected to eat into the revenue surplus, said Finance Minister K. Anbazhagan ... Read more...

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Croatia moves closer to EU membership


March 13th, 2008 - 8:23 pm ICT by admin
DPA Brussels, March 13 (DPA) Croatia moved closer to becoming the 28th member of the European Union Thursday after a top official in Brussels said accession talks were likely to be concluded by ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi disapproves mining in Orissa hills


March 10th, 2008 - 9:04 pm ICT by admin
Bhubaneshwar, Mar 10 (ANI): Addressing media persons in Bhubaneshwar after culmination of four-day statewide tour on Monday, All India Congress Committee (AICC) General Secretary Rahul Gandhi said that mining in hills of ... Read more...

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