global cities

‘Peddlers’ heads to Toronto film fest

August 1st, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) After the 65th Cannes International Film Festival, debut director Vasan Bala's "Peddlers" is now set for screening at the 37th Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

London Olympics to surpass Beijing 2008: British minister

July 22nd, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 22 (IANS) The 2012 London Olympics will be better than the Beijing Games, a British minister said Sunday.Jeremy Hunt, who the minister for culture, Olympics, media and sport ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Sebastian Coe dismisses concerns over security of London 2012

December 10th, 2011 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 10 (IANS) Sebastian Coe, president of the organising committee of the London 2012 Olympics and Paralympic Games, said here Saturday that the Games will be safe and smooth ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Bangalore civic body caught in Rs.15 bn scandal

December 4th, 2011 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 4 (IANS) This tech hub that has been voted in a global survey as the best city to live in India could have been a much better ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Beijing, Shanghai costly cities for expats

July 16th, 2011 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 16 (IANS) Employees of international companies who live in Beijing and Shanghai have comparatively higher living costs than their colleagues who live in New York, a study has ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Qatar Airways to start Kolkata operations July 27

March 10th, 2011 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) As part of its expansion strategy, Qatar Airways will start its Kolkata operations by July 27, a company statement said Thursday. "Today's announcement of new ... Read more...

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Vancouver rated ‘most liveable city’ in the world

February 22nd, 2011 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 22 (ANI): Based on stability, health care, culture and environment, education and infrastructure, Vancouver has been named the best city in the world to live in.According to the latest annual ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata lag behind in global cities’ list

August 17th, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Aug 17 (IANS) New Delhi, Mumbai and Kolkata barely make the grade of global cities as the culture and market influence moves from nations to cities and from the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Delhi again among 10 most expensive office markets

December 1st, 2009 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Delhi has again joined the list of 10 cities worldwide that command the highest rentals for office space, says a report released Tuesday by global realty consultancy ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Fiscal committee chairman says intervention in Dubai World planned

November 27th, 2009 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Nov 27 (IANS) Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al-Maktoum, chairman of the Supreme Fiscal Committee of the Dubai government, has said that the committee's decision to intervene in Dubai World is well-thought ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Denver released largest amount of greenhouse gases this year

September 24th, 2009 - 3:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 24 (ANI): A new study has determined that Denver, US, released the largest amount of greenhouse gases (GHG) and Barcelona, Spain, the smallest amount this year.The study documented how differences ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Small towns can meet fast-paced world’s challenges

July 5th, 2009 - 12:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 5 (ANI): A new book has said that small towns can meet the challenge of a fast-paced, globalized world.The book, titled "Small Town Sustainability: Economic, Social, and Environmental Innovation," has ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Global meet on urban infrastructure in Toronto

November 18th, 2008 - 9:58 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Nov 18 (IANS) City planners from around the world will gather here for a two-day conference to discuss funding for infrastructure in the face of the global economic crisis.To be held ... Read more...

Posted in World |

London, New York, get set to savour northeast Indian delicacies

August 2nd, 2008 - 9:53 am ICT by IANS
By Maitreyee Boruah Kolkata, Aug 2 (IANS) The West may be high on tikka and tandoori, but here come meat with bamboo shoot, cooked wild herbs, banana stems and more. Dishes from India's ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Muslim voices of sanity must get louder (Commentary)

July 30th, 2008 - 10:45 am ICT by IANS
By Firoz Bakht Ahmed Ahmedabad and Bangalore, like many others, are global cities and the terror that struck these on consecutive days too is a global phenomenon. As a human being and an ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Muslims must come out openly against terrorists(Commentary)

May 15th, 2008 - 9:42 am ICT by admin
By Firoz Bakht Ahmed Today, Islam is under scanner owing to so many voices stating that the religion advocates violence. Not all of them can be wrong as people judge by what they ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

London is the top world capital, says survey

December 22nd, 2007 - 7:27 pm ICT by admin
London, Dec.22 (ANI): A new study has found that London outstrips 60 global rivals as an economic and cultural powerhouse Following months of research of population figures, financial markets, tourism trends, transport ... Read more...

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