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Spreading peace, brotherhood among Northeast friends - through music (With Images)


August 31st, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) India has repeatedly proven how multi-ethnic groups can co-exist without killing each other and it must continue to do so, believes Nagaland-based singer-composer Alo Wanth, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

From classical roots to free flow in Indian dance (With Images)


August 23rd, 2012 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Contemporary Indian dance drew much attention at the just-concluded Edinburgh International Festival, among the few international festivals dedicated solely to performing arts.A troupe led by ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Capacity of hydropower plants on Ganga to be reduced: Natarajan


May 29th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) To ensure free flow and clean water in the Ganga, the union environment ministry is formulating a plan to cut down the capacity of major ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

India thrash Sri Lanka 11-0 in Junior Asia Cup


May 4th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Malacca (Malaysia), May 4 (IANS) India thrashed Sri Lanka 11-0 in their opening match of the 7th Junior Men's Asia Cup Hockey Tournament here Friday.India, two time champions, scored through ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Tripura chief minister slams ‘neo-liberal’ economic policies


February 4th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Feb 4 (IANS) Tripura Chief Minister and Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Manik Sarkar Saturday condemned the two-decade-old "neo-liberal" economic policy of the central government, saying the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

US joins efforts to set international rules in outer space


January 18th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 18 (IANS) The US has decided to join the European Union (EU) and other nations to draw up an international code of conduct for outer space activities, said ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Anand Sharma cautions against protectionism


January 12th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 12 (IANS) Voicing concern over lack of progress in the Doha round of WTO talks, Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma Thursday cautioned against protectionism, saying it would ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

China to launch CSI Consumer 360 Index


October 20th, 2011 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 20 (IANS) China Securities Index Co Ltd (CSI) Thursday announced the launch on Nov 11 of the CSI Consumer 360 Index, said the China Securities Journal.The index is ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Be part of India’s growth story, US business urged


June 24th, 2011 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 24 (IANS) A US India trade group has called on American policymakers to strengthen trade relations with India or face the risk of being left behind in sharing ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

RInfra commissions Gujarat transmission line


May 3rd, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 3 (IANS) Reliance Infrastructure Limited has commissioned another 400KV double circuit transmission line, part of the country's first 100 percent privately owned transmission project on the build, own ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Industry needs credit to boost growth: Anand Sharma


May 3rd, 2011 - 8:03 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 3 (ANI): Echoing the opinion of several industry experts on the hike in interest rates by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Tuesday, Commerce Minister Anand Sharma said ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Cyber attacks, censorship threat to internet freedom: Study


April 18th, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Cyber attacks, politically motivated censorship and government control are among the threats to internet freedom, according to a study, which also said India does not ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Land acquired for four-laning of Kashmir highway


March 13th, 2011 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 13 (IANS) Decks have been cleared for the four-laning of Jammu-Srinagar National Highway, the only road link between Kashmir Valley and the rest of India, with the state ... Read more...

Posted in National |

US hopes spirit of Indo-Pak dialogue spills over for political solution in Afghanistan


February 19th, 2011 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 19(ANI): The United States is 'encouraged' by the news that India and Pakistan have decided to resume bilateral dialogue aimed at building trust, and it encourages both nations to work ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Haryana demands four IRBs from central government


February 1st, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) The Haryana government Tuesday appealed to the central government to sanction four India Reserve Battalions (IRBs), including one Mahila (women) IRB, to effectively deal with the emerging ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Coastal Regulation Zone 2011 provides special relaxations: Jairam


January 8th, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 8 (IANS) Keeping in view the diverse problems faced by fishermen and local communities living in slums, special relaxations have been provided in the Coastal Regulation Zone 2011 notification, Union ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Mukherjee favours free flow of information between India, Pak


December 28th, 2010 - 10:20 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 28 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee favouring the free flow of information between India and Pakistan, on Tuesday said that some progress has been made about visa ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Kashmir interlocutors to submit report to government in ten days


December 24th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar/New Delhi, Dec. 24 (ANI): Dileep Padgaonkar, veteran Indian journalist and one of the three Kashmir interlocutors, said on Thursday, that they will submit the report with their recommendations to the Central ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

India, EU should open markets, avoid protectionism: PM


December 10th, 2010 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Sarwar Kashani Brussels, Dec 10 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday said India and the 27-nation European Union (EU) should take the lead in avoiding protectionism and open their markets for ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India, EU should take lead in avoiding global protectionist trends: PM


December 10th, 2010 - 7:32 pm ICT by ANI
Brussels, Dec. 10 (ANI): India and Europe should take the lead in avoiding protectionist trends, the Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, said during a joint media interaction with the President of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Poor screening placing US air cargo security in a spot


November 14th, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 14 (ANI): There is reportedly a gaping hole in aviation security, a hole so big about one billion pounds of cargo fly right through it every year, cargo on passenger ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Obama hails India’s thriving democracy to promote freedom


September 24th, 2010 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar United Nations, Sep 23 (IANS) Hailing India for peacefully throwing off colonialism and establishing a "thriving democracy" of over a billion people, US President Barack Obama has pledged ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Economic blockade hits normal life in Manipur


August 18th, 2010 - 8:05 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, Aug 18 (ANI): Manipur is continue to suffer from the after effects of an economic blockade called by the United Naga Council (UNC).Though paramilitary forces have started bringing in essential ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Kerala’s plea against roadside meetings ban dismissed


August 13th, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 13 (IANS) The Kerala High Court Friday dismissed the review petition of the state government against the ban on holding roadside public meetings. Home Minister Kodiyeri Balakrishnan said the government ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

BlackBerry stock plunges on India’s ultimatum


August 13th, 2010 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Aug 13 (IANS) India's deadline loomed large over BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM) Thursday as its stock plunged about four percent on the Toronto Stock Exchange.The share slipped ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Free flow of beer at Chinese carnival


August 8th, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
Xinjiang, Aug 8 (ANI): A beer carnival is being held in the desert oasis city of Wusu in China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region.About 20 beer stations have been set up along ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Canadian government, media bat for BlackBerry


August 6th, 2010 - 6:02 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Aug 6 (IANS) The Canadian government and the media Thursday came out in support of embattled BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM), which is facing a ban in the United Arab ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

US objects to UAE’s Blackberry restrictions


August 3rd, 2010 - 2:14 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 3 (DPA) The US opposes the United Arab Emirates' decision to ban some Blackberry services because it undermines the free flow of information, the US State Department said Monday. The UAE ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Judge slams Kerala government for ‘threats’


July 23rd, 2010 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 23 (IANS) Justice C.N. Ramachandran Nair of the Kerala High Court Friday slammed the state government for filing a petition seeking to replace him on the bench that will hear ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Kerala seeks new judge for hearing on roadside meetings


July 22nd, 2010 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, July 22 (IANS) The Kerala government Thursday filed a petition in the high court seeking the replacement of Justice C.N. Ramachandran Nair, who is on the bench hearing its review petition ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Desist from blocking highway, court tells Gorkha protesters


July 19th, 2010 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday asked the Gorkha Jan Mukti Morcha (GJMM) to desist from blocking the National Highway-31A, which links Siliguri in West Bengal to Sikkim's capital ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Human load is a growing threat to Taj Mahal


July 11th, 2010 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
By Brij Khandelwal Agra, July 11 (IANS) From three metres 25 years ago, the length of the 'chadar' offered by the devout at the annual Shah Jahan Urs in the Taj Mahal has ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Media curbs in Kashmir condemned


July 7th, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 7 (IANS) Journalists in the Kashmir Valley Wednesday condemned the media curbs imposed by the government following widespread violence during which some journalists were allegedly beaten by the security forces. The ... Read more...

Posted in National |

G20 concedes emerging economies’ demand to resist protectionism


June 28th, 2010 - 5:06 am ICT by IANS
By Arvind Padmanabhan Toronto, June 28 (IANS) The G20 leaders Sunday pledged to fight protectionism and promote free flow of trade, investment and professionals, respecting the demand by emerging economies like India, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

German expert working to tame the Brahmaputra


June 22nd, 2010 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 22 (IANS) A German hydrologist has been entrusted by the Assam government to tame the great Asian river Brahmaputra that causes catastrophic flooding and erosion, causing destruction across the region. "The ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

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