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KBC winner will be rural job scheme brand ambassador

November 14th, 2011 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) Sushil Kumar, who won Rs.5 crore on the Amitabh Bachchan-hosted Kaun Banega Crorepati game show, will be the next brand ambassador of United Progressive ... Read more...

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Indo-Israeli JV launches Hyderabad housing project’s second phase

November 10th, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 10 (IANS) PBEL Property Development (India) Pvt Ltd, a joint venture between two Israeli firms and an Indian developer, Thursday announced the launch of second phase of PBEL ... Read more...

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Reclining Eiffel Tower - a symbol of German industrial history (With Images)

July 6th, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Lichterfeld (Germany), July 6 (IANS) If the Eiffel Tower of France is a monumental marvel, then the Reclining Eiffel Tower of Germany is an industrial one. Besides being tall, both ... Read more...

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‘Waste Land’ app released

June 8th, 2011 - 10:29 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, June 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Waste Land has gone digital with the introduction of an app for the poem. The poem by T.S. Eliot is considered one of the most revolutionary ... Read more...

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Escalated cost of automobile testing centres approved

April 28th, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) The government Thursday approved an upward revision in the cost of setting up national automotive testing and research centres and the national institute of food ... Read more...

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Madonna axes board of directors of her Raising Malawi charity

April 3rd, 2011 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 3 (ANI): Madonna has fired the board of directors of her Raising Malawi charity for allegedly wasting 2.4 million pounds on a project to build a school that never ... Read more...

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Delhi cabinet approves geospatial data bill

March 14th, 2011 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) The Delhi cabinet Monday approved the draft Delhi Geospatial Data Infrastructure Bill, 2011 - a flagship project of the city government launched to frame and ... Read more...

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Kochi’s web TV firm signs deal with LA company

February 4th, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Feb 4 (IANS) Kochi-based Vibes Visual and Media Pvt Ltd Friday signed a deal enabling Los Angeles' Potmax LLC to facilitate joint production and marketing activities. Vibes Media was in the ... Read more...

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Wikimedia to open first non-US office in India

October 29th, 2010 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 29(ANI): Wikimedia Foundation, the owners of online encyclopedia Wikipedia, plans to open an office in India to take advantage of the country's open internet culture.The planned office, expected to open ... Read more...

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Tata Housing to invest Rs.1.5 bn in Chennai

October 26th, 2010 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 26 (IANS) Tata Housing Development Company Ltd, which is making its foray into the Chennai residential market, plans to invest around Rs.1,500 crore, a company official said Tuesday.The company is ... Read more...

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India to help Burkina Faso set up first call centre

June 1st, 2010 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Burkina Faso, the small land-locked country in west Africa, will soon get its first call centre - with some help from India. "I am here to speak ... Read more...

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Climate change might increase high-risk areas on Australian seabed

October 20th, 2009 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 20 (ANI): The first preliminary predictions of the potential impact of climate change on the Australian seabed has indicated increase in potential high-risk areas due to seabed movement, erosion and ... Read more...

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Workshop on Pan-African e-network starts Wednesday

August 11th, 2009 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Delegates from 31 African countries will be taking part in a two-day workshop beginning Wednesday on India's flagship project - Pan-African e-Network, which links leading universities ... Read more...

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Percept Horrotainment presents new faces of horror

July 28th, 2009 - 10:43 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
By Joginder Tuteja Horror genre and Louis Wilson go hand in hand. After making HO SAKTA HAI, his next horror film '8' has been announced. The film stars Sameer Dattani ... Read more...

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Government plans to strengthen wildlife protection law

July 9th, 2009 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) The government plans to strengthen the wildlife protection act so that poachers are convicted more quickly, Minister of State for Environment and Forests Jairam Ramesh said here ... Read more...

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‘India will become food factory of the world’

February 25th, 2009 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Haridwar, Feb 25 (IANS) With the food processing industry in India growing 13.7 percent annually, India is set to be become the food factory of the world, says Minister of State for ... Read more...

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Dubai Palm Jumeirah’s flagship resort opens

September 25th, 2008 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 25 (IANS) The mid-eastern metropolis of Dubai got yet another extravagant tourist spot with the opening of the 'Atlantis, The Palm' integrated entertainment resort.The flagship project of the Palm Jumeirah, ... Read more...

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Malyasian-UAE consortium bags $500-mn Abu Dhabi project

September 24th, 2008 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Sep 24 (IANS) A consortium comprising Malaysian and United Arab Emirates (UAE)-based companies has a bagged a 1.9 billion-dirham ($500 million) construction contract for a new residential and commercial project ... Read more...

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UAE to have new international logistics city

August 25th, 2008 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 25 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) will have a new 700,000-square-metre logistics city when a new logistics company is launched this year.Momentum Logistics, a new third party logistics (3PL) ... Read more...

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One of world’s largest malls set for October opening in Dubai

July 31st, 2008 - 10:53 am ICT by IANS
By Aroonim Bhuyan Dubai, July 31 (IANS) Come Oct 30 and tourists across the world will have another reason to visit this desert oasis city as one of the world's largest malls will ... Read more...

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Kenya announces cash rewards for medal winners in Beijing

July 29th, 2008 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Nairobi, July 29 (Xinhua) The Kenyan government has announced cash rewards for its medal winners in the forthcoming Beijing Olympic Games next month. President Mwai Kibaki said gold medallists will earn 750,000 ... Read more...

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Budget proposes more funds for urban renewal

February 29th, 2008 - 7:43 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb 29(IANS) Lauding it as a flagship project, Finance Minister P. Chidambaram has proposed to increase allocation for the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM) from Rs.54.82 billion in ... Read more...

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