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Kalam supports FDI in retail


August 27th, 2012 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 26 (IANS) Pitching for foreign direct investment (FDI) in retail, former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Sunday said the country should build capacity for aggressively marketing its products at ... Read more...

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Poor show by India on child well-being, says report


July 19th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) With 1.25 million infant deaths annually and 42 percent of the kids being underweight, India has slipped in the area of child well-being in the ... Read more...

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UAE ranked 23rd innovation-based economy globally


July 4th, 2012 - 1:26 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 3 (IANS/WAM) The World Economic Forum has placed the United Arab Emirates (UAE) first on the Arab level and 23rd on global level for the sixth consecutive year ... Read more...

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Under huge financial strain: Oil marketing companies


June 3rd, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) Three state-run oil marketing companies Sunday said they are under "huge financial strain" due to selling diesel, kerosene and cooking gas at subsidised rates and ... Read more...

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SRK eyes stake in I-League champions Dempo (Evening Lead)


June 1st, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) As Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan eyes a stake in India's I-League champions Dempo, the football club hopes that the association will take them ... Read more...

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Gogoi for harnessing hydropower in Assam


May 31st, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) The Assam government will soon constitute a global level expert committee to look into the various aspects of using Piano-key Weir technology to harness the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

World Heart Federation gets first ever Indian president


April 21st, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) The World Heart Federation (WHF), a global NGO dedicated to prevention of heart diseases in low- and middle-income countries, elected its first ever Indian president, ... Read more...

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‘India making progress on women’s political empowerment’


March 17th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) India has made remarkable progress in taking ahead women's political participation at the local level, an official from the UN body on gender empowerment said ... Read more...

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India should play larger role in global economy: Economic Survey


March 15th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) India needs to play a larger role in the global economy, especially on issues related to trade, capital flows, financial regulation and climate change, ... Read more...

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Beware! Fatty acids could lower quality of semen


March 14th, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 14 (IANS) The type of fatty diets men consume could lower the quality of semen, a study reveals.The study of 99 males, 71 percent of whom were overweight ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Indian carriers have provided carbon emission data: EU


February 3rd, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) Despite the government's appeal to airlines to refrain from submitting carbon emission data to the European Union (EU) for a new tax, EU climate action ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Designer Pria Kataaria honoured in Dubai (With Image)


December 27th, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Dec 27 (IANS) Indian designer Pria Kataaria Puri has won the International Designer of the Year award for her contribution to the fashion world at the annual Masala ... Read more...

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Two Indians and Liv Ullmann - in one film


December 14th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 14 (IANS) Pune-based architect Dheeraj Akolkar and Oscar-winning sound designer Resul Pookutty have taken Indian cinema to the next global level by collaborating with one of the ... Read more...

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China’s anti-ship missile, submarine threats: Indian Navy


December 2nd, 2011 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) China's new anti-ship ballistic missile, if fully functional, posed a "different category of threat" and certainly requires "a different measure to counter it," Navy chief ... Read more...

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Pope urges G-20 to resolve economic crisis


November 3rd, 2011 - 6:20 am ICT by IANS
Vatican City, Nov 3 (IANS/AKI) Pope Benedict XVI has urged the world's most industrialised countries to resolve the problems that has plunged much of the globe into an economic crisis.Leaders ... Read more...

Posted in World |

G20 should focus on food security, infrastructure: Business leaders


November 2nd, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) A group of business leaders affiliated to the G20 have recommended that the summit being held in Cannes should focus on food security and infrastructure ... Read more...

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Pranab seeks France’s help in tracing black money


October 14th, 2011 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Oct 14 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Friday urged France to press on tax havens to share past banking information that would help trace and curb black money."I ... Read more...

Posted in World |

UN food agencies warn high food prices to continue


October 10th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Oct 10 (IANS) Food price volatility featuring high prices is likely to continue and possibly increase, making poor farmers, consumers and countries more vulnerable to poverty and food insecurity, ... Read more...

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Urban poor vulnerable to climate change: Kumari Selja


October 3rd, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) A vast majority of urban poor are vulnerable to climate change, Minister of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation Kumari Selja said Monday, blaming the developed ... Read more...

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Renault-Nissan alliance crosses 100,000-engine-mark


August 26th, 2011 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 26 (IANS) Franco-Japanese automobile partnership Renault Nissan Alliance India Pvt Ltd Friday said it has crossed manufacturing 100,000 petrol engines last month and has started making 1.5 litre ... Read more...

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Americans want to stay busy, even if what they do is trivial


April 30th, 2011 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 30 (ANI): Americans don't really care so much about what they're doing, just as long as they are doing something, suggests a new research.Author Dolores Albarracin of the University ... Read more...

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Obama says India-US ties anchor to Asia approach


April 29th, 2011 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 29 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has reiterated his commitment to deepening India-US cooperation saying he views this relationship as an anchor to its approach in Asia ... Read more...

Posted in World |

More literacy, but improve education quality too: Experts


April 10th, 2011 - 11:23 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Educationists have lauded the nearly 10 percent rise in India's literacy rate, which is around 75 percent now, but they say the quality of school ... Read more...

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Cancun stance guided by need to protect economic growth: Jairam


March 22nd, 2011 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) Environment and Forests Minister Jairam Ramesh Tuesday said that India's stance at the Cancun conference on climate change was guided by the need to protect ... 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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IMF sees some ‘hot spots’ in Indian equities markets


January 25th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Jan 25 (IANS) Suggesting that some "hot spots" appear to be emerging in the equities markets in some countries including India, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Tuesday said global ... Read more...

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Paris airport evacuated over suspected explosive


January 25th, 2011 - 3:26 am ICT by IANS
Paris, Jan 25 (IANS) An airport in Paris was briefly evacuated Monday after authorities received a report of suspected explosive, police said.A bomb disposal expert was called to a terminal at the ... Read more...

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US to build on Obama’s India visit this year: Blake


January 20th, 2011 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Jan 20 (IANS) The US will build on President Barack Obama's India visit through an intensive programme of collaborative activities that will see more "high profile visits and ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Vivekanada only icon for both RSS, Communists: Jaipal Reddy


January 12th, 2011 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Swami Vivekananda is the only icon of modern India avowed ardently by both the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and the communists, Urban Development Minister S. Jaipal Reddy ... Read more...

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Dialogue must for peaceful solution of Kashmir: Farooq Abdullah


January 5th, 2011 - 10:05 pm ICT by ANI
Jammu, Jan 5 (ANI): Union Minister for New and Renewable Energy and President National Conference Dr. Farooq Abdullah has said that the dialogue both at external and internal levels is must for ... Read more...

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India, EU welcome Seoul pact on IMF reform


December 10th, 2010 - 10:48 pm ICT by ANI
Brussels, Dec.10 (ANI): Leaders of India and the European Union (EU) on Friday welcomed the agreement on reform in the International Monetary Fund (IMF) reached at Seoul, which they hoped would strengthen ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India, France to enhance cooperation in climate change


December 6th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 6 (ANI): India and France have pledged to enhance cooperation at bilateral and global level to effectively address climate change.In a joint statement, French President Nicolas Sarkozy ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Deloitte to invest $100 mn in Indian market


November 15th, 2010 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi Nov 15 (IANS) Global consulting firm Deloitte Monday said it would invest $100 million in the Indian market to expand its services in the country. The firm also plans ... Read more...

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UFC 122 Fight Results Announced


November 14th, 2010 - 8:06 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oberhausen, Nov 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Last night, the audience of Spike TV and also Konig Pilsener Arena in Oberhausen, Germany saw Ultimate Fighting Championship 122 which received wide accolades ... Read more...

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Akshay Kumar Has Ambitions Of Establishing An International Karate Championship


November 8th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 8, 2010 (Showbiz PR Wire): After pioneering the biggest ever martial arts movement in the history of Indian Karate , Shihan Akshay Kumar now has bigger ambitions of taking the Championship ... Read more...

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