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Demand for Indian domestic workers abroad: Ravi


May 2nd, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) There is demand for Indian workers of various skill sets such as housemaids and home nurses abroad, including in the Gulf countries, Malaysia, Singapore and ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Facts about France


April 22nd, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, April 22 (IANS) Here are key facts on France, where voting in the first round of the 2012 French presidential election took place Sunday. Located in western Europe, France ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Astronomers identify extremely unusual galaxy


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 22 (IANS) Astronomers have identified an extremely rare galaxy resembling an emerald-cut diamond, a shape totally unlike any other in existence.Astronomers from Australia, Germany, Switzerland and Finland discovered ... Read more...

Posted in World |

International sales of Cuban cigars go up


February 28th, 2012 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Havana, Feb 28 (IANS/EFE) International sales of luxurious Cuban cigars climbed 9 percent in 2011 with revenues of $401 million following an upturn in the market, executives of Habanos S.A. ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘For three years, one foreigner died every week in Goa’


March 24th, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 24 (IANS) One foreign tourist died every week over the last three years in Goa, Leader of Opposition Manohar Parrikar told the Goa legislative assembly Thursday.Lawmakers in Goa ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

We felt safe when we stepped into India: German traveller


December 8th, 2010 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
By Mayabhushan Nagvenkar Panaji, Dec 8 (IANS) He made a long journey from Hamburg to Goa in a Volkswagen Bulli, along the same route the first German hippies took when they came ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

35 days to CWG, PM visits Jawaharlal Nehru stadium (Lead)


August 29th, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) With 35 days to go for the Commonwealth Games, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday visited the remodelled and reconstructed Jawaharlal Nehru stadium here to see the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

CWG main stadium inaugurated in Delhi (Second Lead)


July 27th, 2010 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The remodelled, 60,000 capacity Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium -- showpiece venue for the Commonwealth Games's opening and closing ceremonies and athletic events - - was finally inaugurated Tuesday, ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Swanky remodelled Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium inaugurated (Lead)


July 27th, 2010 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The remodelled, 60,000 capacity Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium -- showpiece venue for October's Commonwealth Games -- was finally inaugurated Tuesday after several missed deadlines. The swanky venue, originally built ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium inaugurated for Commonwealth Games


July 27th, 2010 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The remodelled, 60,000 capacity Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, showpiece venue for October's Commonwealth Games, was finally inaugurated Tuesday after several missed deadlines. The venue, originally built for the 1982 ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Showpiece Jawaharlal Nehru stadium ready for inauguration


July 26th, 2010 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) After several missed deadlines, the remodelled, 60,000 capacity Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, which will host the opening and closing ceremony of the Oct 3-14 Commonwealth Games, is ready ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Sense of smell test key to tackling Parkinson’s disease


June 12th, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 12 (ANI): Scientists have warned that losing the sense of smell could be an early sign of Parkinson's disease.Dr. Silke Nuber, from the Department of Medical Genetics, University of Tubingen, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Cybersquatting’ on the rise: UN agency


March 23rd, 2010 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, March 23 (DPA) The number of Internet domain names under dispute saw a rise in 2009, the World Intellectual Property Organisation said Tuesday. The Geneva-based organisation dealt with claims on 4,688 domains ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

India, Denmark sign social security agreement


February 17th, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) India and Denmark Wednesday signed a bilateral social security agreement to protect their workers in either country against double payment of social security contributions, as also loss ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Mountain plants unable to withstand invasion by exotic species


January 22nd, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 22 (ANI): A recent study by an international research team has revealed that mountain plant communities are not particularly resistant to invasion by exotic species.In 2005, scientists from various ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Sarod maker Hemen Sen dies


January 2nd, 2010 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 2 (IANS) Famed sarod and sitar maker Hemen Sen died after a massive cardiac arrest at his south Kolkata residence Saturday morning, his family said. He was 87. Sen received the ... Read more...

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India, Netherlands sign social security agreement


October 22nd, 2009 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) India and the Netherlands Thursday signed a Social Security Agreement to facilitate the movement of professionals between the two countries. The agreement was signed by Overseas Indian ... Read more...

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Holland issues postage stamps in honour of Sri Sri


May 4th, 2009 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 4 (IANS) TNT Post, the postal department of the Netherlands, has released four postage stamps to honour Art of Living founder Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's contribution to humanity. ... Read more...

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World’s largest model train set


March 27th, 2009 - 3:08 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
A miniature world, that snakes up on 12 kilometers or eight mile of track, amid fields, cities, even the snowcapped Swiss Alps, its billed as the world's largest model train set. Recently ... Read more...

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Guinness record curry king launches Indian sauce factory


August 24th, 2008 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 24 (IANS) Midlands curry king Abdul Salam, who owns a well-known restaurant near Birmingham, is thickly into Indian sauces and now has his own factory to prove it.Abdul, who won ... Read more...

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Pakistan ranks 84, India 71 on Global Enabling Trade Report 2008


July 6th, 2008 - 11:32 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad , July 6 (ANI): Pakistan has been ranked 84 among 118 countries on 'The Global Enabling Trade Report 2008' released by World Economic Forum Saturday.Sri Lanka secured 70 and ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Delhi to host India’s first international live arts fest


March 13th, 2008 - 6:36 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) The first international live arts festival in India will be held in the capital March 25-30 as part of the 10th year celebrations of Khoj International Artists ... Read more...

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Heavy rainfall could trigger earthquakes in landscapes full of caves, channels


February 26th, 2008 - 4:04 pm ICT by admin
London, Feb 26 (ANI): A new study has suggested that heavy downpours of rain could cause earthquakes in landscapes full of caves and channels by escalating pressure within underlying rock.It is already ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Win 10 million dollars by designing a 100 miles per gallon commercial car


January 16th, 2008 - 3:37 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 16 (ANI): A new competition in the US is encouraging automotive developers to produce a mainstream car that can travel at least 100 miles on a gallon of gas, and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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