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Indian-American on panel to make Chicago immigrant friendly

August 18th, 2012 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
Chicago, Aug 18 (IANS) Ami Gandhi, an Indian American public policy expert, has been named to a committee formed by Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel to make President Barack Obama's ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Breastfeeding women hold protest after abuse in cafe

July 5th, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 5 (IANS) Carrying signs that read "Mother Suckers", over 200 breastfeeding mothers marched through Britain's Bristol city Thursday after one woman said she was verbally abused by ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Amritsar to join Green Pilgrim Cities movement

October 28th, 2011 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 28 (IANS) The Sikh holy city of Amritsar in India will join the Green Pilgrim Cities Network aimed at greening pilgrimage to be launched in Assisi, Italy, from ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Texas is the most sex-friendly city in US: Survey

September 16th, 2010 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 16 (ANI): Americans living in Austin, Texas, get the most action in the bedroom, while those living in Maine are not that frisky between the sheets, revealed a survey.In the ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Travel magazine names Bangkok as the ‘World’s Top City’

July 29th, 2010 - 1:39 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Bangkok, July 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Travel magazine has conferred “Top City” award to Bangkok. Bangkok's recent troubles of street rioting and associated curfew etc, has not affected its image of ... Read more...

Posted in Thailand, Thailand Tourism, World News |

Nepali students aim to make Kathmandu ‘bicycle-friendly’ by 2020

June 29th, 2010 - 10:14 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, June 29 (ANI): A group of Nepali students have started a campaign promoting the use of bicycles to make Kathmandu a bicycle-friendly city by 2020.The campaign organized by a group from ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Dikshit seeks public help in Delhi’s development

April 19th, 2010 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Apr 19 (IANS) Ruing her government's limitations, Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Monday urged people to help in the city's development before the Commonwealth Games in October. "In a city that ... Read more...

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Vindaloo Against Violence, as Aussies throng Indian restaurants (Lead)

February 24th, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne/New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Their plates overflowing with solidarity, many Australians tucked into Indian cuisine Wednesday. From Victoria Premier John Brumby to commoners, crowds thronged Indian restaurants as part of ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Vindaloo Against Violence: Victoria premier eats Indian

February 24th, 2010 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Feb 24 (IANS) Victoria Premier John Brumby Wednesday participated in the `Vindaloo Against Violence' initiative, which shows solidarity with the Indian community, by having lunch at an Indian restaurant here with ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Australia’s High Commissioner to India hails Vindaloo Against Violence campaign

February 24th, 2010 - 3:35 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb. 24 (ANI): Australia's High Commissioner to India, Peter Varghese, has hailed the 'Vindaloo Against Violence' campaign in which thousands of Australians gathered to eat at Indian restaurants in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Sydney named world’s best gay-friendly city

February 23rd, 2010 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 23 (ANI): A survey of the world's best gay-friendly cities has placed Sydney at the top of the list.The survey conducted by online travel agency, named Sydney for its ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Punjab to develop Amritsar as tourism hub

November 14th, 2009 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 14 (IANS) The Punjab government Saturday announced plans to strengthen the infrastructure and promote the city of Amritsar as a tourist destination. State Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal and ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Record breaking day for entering Guinness World Records

November 12th, 2009 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 12 (ANI): Over 200,000 people across the globe are all set to enter the Guinness Book of Records as they try to break and make strange new records to achieve ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Incentives to give up land for new Chhattisgarh city

September 10th, 2009 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Sep 10 (IANS) Chhattisgarh Thursday announced incentive of 5-20 percent to farmers to speed up land acquisition process for a 8,000-hectare mega city near here that will be the new state ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Tata keeps his promise, delivers world’s cheapest car (Lead)

July 17th, 2009 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 17 (IANS) A gleaming lunar silver-coloured Nano was handed over to a proud owner here Friday to mark the commercial rollout of the jellybean-shaped small car, which has been drawing ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Futuristic city near Abu Dhabi will be carbon neutral

July 10th, 2009 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 10 (IANS) The futuristic city to come up on the outskirts of Abu Dhabi will meet its entire energy requirements from renewable sources, producing neither carbon dioxide nor waste. Masdar City ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Proposed Baghdad Eye to be over 200ft taller than iconic London counterpart

August 28th, 2008 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 28 (ANI): Iraqi authorities are inviting companies to submit designs to make a giant Ferris wheel in Baghdad, as part of a strategy to make the capital a leisure ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Bristol is Britain’s first cycle city

June 20th, 2008 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 20 (IANS) A 100 million pounds is to be invested to make the British take to cycling. And the effort began from Bristol which Friday became the country's first official ... Read more...

Posted in World |

China plans eco-friendly city for one million inhabitants

June 14th, 2008 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 14 (ANI): China is planning a new environment friendly city that will house one million inhabitants, on a total area of 150 square kilometers.According to a report in ENN ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Abu Dhabi to develop worlds most environment friendly city

January 14th, 2008 - 1:19 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 14 (ANI): The government of Abu Dhabi, in collaboration with WWF (World Wide Fund for nature), has announced its plans for developing the worlds most environment friendly city.According to a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |