global recognition

Major wetlands in India (To go with: Maharashtra to bid for UN recognition to six wetlands)


September 7th, 2012 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
India has 25 major wetlands, including four in Jammu and Kashmir, which have been accorded global recognition under the Ramsar Convention. They are:JAMMU AND KASHMIR:Surinsar-Mansar Lakes - 350 hectares,... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

India for global recognition of Ayurveda, Unani


August 8th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) India is pushing for a WHO collaborative centre on traditional medicine to win legal recognition to the Indian systems of medication like Ayurveda and Unani ... Read more...

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Great Himalayan National Park vies for World Heritage status


June 13th, 2012 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 13 (IANS) The Great Himalayan National Park in Himachal Pradesh, one of the richest biodiversity sites in the western Himalayas, has come closer to getting global recognition.A team ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Apex court hints Pakistani virologist may get relief (Lead)


May 7th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) The government Monday resisted convicted Pakistani Mohammad Khalil Chisty's plea seeking permission to travel to his country but the Supreme Court indicated that it may ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

NGMA brings new age art stalwart Rebecca Horn to India (With Images)


April 5th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) The National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA) is carrying the inter-cultural dialogue between India and the west forward with an exposition of multi-media and performance ... Read more...

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UN accolade for Odisha tribals’ green farming (With Images)


January 5th, 2012 - 11:24 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneshwar, Jan 5 (IANS) A decade ago, Ralila Muduli, a tribal woman from Odisha's Koraput district, was struggling to feed her family of six. But then she was introduced ... Read more...

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Celebrating Vivaha hopes for global recognition (With Image)


December 16th, 2011 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) The ninth edition of Celebrating Vivaha Exhibition starts Friday here and with this season organizers hope to target the global recognition.The three-day Vivaha extravanganza will ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Global attention, not business in focus at IRFW (Review)


December 11th, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bambolim (Goa), Dec 11 (IANS) The inaugural edition of India Resort Fashion Week (IRFW) has concluded and the participating designers say the focus was more on brand building and introducing ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Bangalore professor among six Infosys’ Prize winners


November 16th, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 16 (IANS) The Infosys Science Foundation of the IT bellwether Wednesday selected premier Indian Institute of Science (IISc) physics professor Sriram Ramaswamy for the Infosys Prize 2011 in ... Read more...

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Saving world through cinema, Korean style


November 5th, 2011 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 5 (IANS) In the film "A Barefoot Dream", a failed Korean businessman trains a children's soccer team in strife- torn East Timor and helps the nation heal. ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Wanted, decent homes for Mumbai’s dabbawallas


October 6th, 2011 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 6 (IANS) For 120 years, they have ferried food for hundreds of thousands of Mumbaikars. Now, the city's famed dabbawallas (lunch box carriers) using their organisational skills to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Time fashion industry is viewed as serious business’


August 4th, 2011 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Designer Pria Kataaria Puri, who won the Asian Achievers award and has designed for the likes of Paris Hilton, Madonna, Raveena Tandon and Tabu, ... Read more...

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Lakme Fashion Week boasts of Japanese designers, digital outreach (Preview)


March 10th, 2011 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 10 (IANS) Lakme Fashion Week (LFW) gets bigger this time, with eight Japanese names among the 78 designers. The mega fashion event is aiming at better global business ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

15-day Surajkund crafts fair begins near capital


February 1st, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Surajkund (Haryana), Feb 1 (IANS) India's rich crafts heritage will be on display for the next 15 days as the 25th Surajkund Crafts Mela got off to a colourful start here Tuesday.The ... Read more...

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Awards liberate creativity from economic, social handicaps: PM


January 6th, 2011 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 6 (IANS) Scholarships and prizes liberate creative minds from the constraints of economic and social handicaps, besides recognizing the contribution of individuals in different walks of life, Prime Minister ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Kerala school project gets global recognition


December 2nd, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 2 (IANS) Kerala's IT@School project has received an 'Honorable Mention' in the prestigious Stockholm Challenge Awards 2010, an official said Thursday.The Stockholm Challenge Award, instituted in 1994 at Stockholm in ... Read more...

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Housing deficit cannot be addressed by budgetary support: Kumari Selja


October 4th, 2010 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 4 (ANI): Union Minister of Tourism and Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation Kumari Selja on Monday said that the housing deficit cannot be addressed only be means of budgetary ... Read more...

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Gowtham Menon’s Nadunisi Naigal is ready


September 21st, 2010 - 10:45 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 21, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Gowtham Menon's directorial venture has been prodigiously successful as the filmmaker has gained global recognition for his groundbreaking Tamil films. His previous release Vinnaithaandi Varuvaaya was ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Louise Pollard: Bin Laden’s grandchildren miscarried after assault in Syria


September 14th, 2010 - 8:58 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Louise Pollard who was carrying the twin grand children of the leader of the Al Qaeda Terrorist network and most wanted man in the world, Osama Bin ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

The Luminaries Of ‘Mad Men’ Cover The Special Edition Of ‘Rolling Stone’


September 3rd, 2010 - 8:47 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
September 3, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): ‘Mad Men’ happens to be a popular and admired drama series of AMC. Now, the celebrities of 'Mad Men' have swathed the fresh and ... Read more...

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Katy Perry Offered 340,000 - A - Week To Judge


September 1st, 2010 - 8:29 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 1, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Katy Perry, the 'Teenage Dream' singer supposedly impressed show boss Simon Cowell so much as a guest judge, that he now wants her to be ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

India’s Pan-African network gets top prize for innovation (Lead)


August 13th, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) In a growing global recognition of India's people-focused diplomacy in Africa, its signature Pan-African e-network project, that seeks to empower the resource-rich continent through tele-medicine and tele-education, ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Watch Bengali Movies Online At Dingora.Com


August 5th, 2010 - 1:50 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 5, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Bengali films have got one more boost as the website Dingora.com has been signed up by the Databazaar Media Ventures (DMV), which distributes the Bengali movies to ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Mitzi Kapture’s ‘God’s Ears’ In Feel Good Film Festival


August 4th, 2010 - 8:23 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Aug 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Fans of Mitzi Kapture have a lot to rejoice as the smoking hot beauty will be seen on the big screen at the Feel Good ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Leonardo Says No To Fatherhood


July 17th, 2010 - 1:58 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 17, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Hollywood hunk Leonardo DiCaprio unquestionably essays the role of a father with flair on screen, however as they say reel life and real life has ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Countries can learn from Bangladesh poll reforms, says UN


May 24th, 2010 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 24 (IANS) Electoral reforms in Bangladesh saw its election commission evolve into one of the most trusted and independent institutions in public life that could lead to long-term improvements in ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Transforming Challenges into Success: UN Study on Election


May 24th, 2010 - 8:13 pm ICT by ANI
Dhaka, May 24 (ANI): An independent study has concluded that the electoral reform process in Bangladesh leading up to the 2008 national elections supported a number of important building blocks that are ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

UN says most countries now have integrated national information technology


May 12th, 2010 - 2:04 am ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) – The lead United Nations (UN) agency on information and communication technology (ICT) issues announced Tuesday that most countries met the global target.The International Telecommunication Union (ITU), a ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

British institute beckons Indian engineers to excel


May 6th, 2010 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Balaji Bangalore, May 6 (IANS) The London-based Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), which certifies professional excellence worldwide, will offer its expertise to Indian engineers for global recognition."We are entering ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Mentor sues Lady Gaga for $35 million


March 19th, 2010 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 19 (IANS) Producer Rob Fusari has filed a $35 million lawsuit against singer Lady Gaga alleging that she dumped him as soon as she became a star. The producer claimed that ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

India’s HAL supplies parts for US fighter jet


February 7th, 2010 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
By Gulshan Luthra New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) The public sector Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) has begun supplying fuselage parts for the formidable Boeing F/A-18E/F Super Hornet fighter jet in what is ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

IIM-Calcutta eyes international accreditation


January 27th, 2010 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 27 (IANS) Premier B-school Indian Institute of Management (IIM)-Calcutta is eyeing an international accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) to attract more foreign students in ... Read more...

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My wife found me an easy prey for a book, says Om Puri


January 21st, 2010 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee Jaipur, Jan 21 (IANS) Guess, why did Nandita Puri write her husband Om Puri's biography - "An Unlikely Hero - Om Puri"? According to the actor, "she found me ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Preparations on for Oscar winner Rahman’s live concert in Muscat


January 4th, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Jan 4 (ANI): Preparations are on in Muscat for Oscar winner A.R. Rahman's live performance on January 21, according to reports.Organizers are expecting a packed Police Stadium in Wattayeh ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Harishchandrachi Factory In Oscars Race


October 23rd, 2009 - 3:57 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
In yet another testament of UTV's HARISHCHANDRACHI FACTORY is now India's official entry for the 82nd Academy Awards. The film has been co-produced with Paprika Media and Mayasabha Production. UTV has recently ... Read more...

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