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Documentary on blind chess players ready


August 18th, 2012 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 18 (IANS) Four years in the making, a unique film is nearing completion. A British filmmaker and an Indian team have come together to make the first ever ... Read more...

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Putin lauds India’s global role, seeks new vistas of cooperation


August 14th, 2012 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Lauding India's rising stature on the global stage on its 66th Independence Day, Russian President Vladimir Putin Tuesday hoped for the "opening of new ... Read more...

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I’m focussed on Miss World title: Vanya Mishra


June 23rd, 2012 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Himangini Singh Yadu has broken India's 12-year-long dry spell by winning the Miss Asia Pacific title. Vanya Mishra says it's a proud moment for ... Read more...

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India calls for stronger ties with resurgent Africa


May 25th, 2012 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Toasting the African resurgence on the occasion of Africa Day, India Friday underlined its commitment to build a stronger partnership with the 54-nation continent that ... Read more...

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IT spending of Indian enterprises in 2012 likely Rs.1,910 bn: Gartner


May 22nd, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) The IT spending of Indian enterprises is likely to touch Rs.1,910 billion in 2012, a 16.4 percent increase from 2011 spending of Rs.1,640 billion, driven ... Read more...

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Germany, India steadfast partners: Ambassador-designate


May 15th, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) India and Germany are steadfast and dynamic partners on the global stage and their friendship is based on mutual trust and shared values, says ... Read more...

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Singapore, Kerala to enhance IT cooperation


April 13th, 2012 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 12 (IANS) Kerala is all set to intensify and strengthen the cooperation in the IT Sector with Singapore following a visit by Group of Technology Companies (GTech) there, ... Read more...

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‘Innovation and new technologies will drive markets’


March 6th, 2012 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) From the significance of liberal arts in education to the challenge of reconciling unemployment and efficiency ; from comparisons between India and China to the issue ... Read more...

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Need scientific and technological outlook: Patil


January 25th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Stressing the need for scientific and technological outlook among people, President Pratibha Patil Wednesday said that India will continue to bring moral force on ... Read more...

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India, EU firm up agenda for summit, discuss free trade


January 16th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 16 (IANS) India and the European Union Monday held wide-ranging talks on trade and security issues to firm up the agenda for their summit next month.Catherine Ashton, the ... Read more...

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Musharraf to return between Jan 27 and 30


January 9th, 2012 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 8 (IANS) Former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf, has said he will return home between Jan 27 and 30 from his self-exile in London.Musharraf, who heads the All ... Read more...

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WSH and IHF to give cash incentives for hockey team’s Olympic success


November 21st, 2011 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) World Series Hockey (WSH) and the Indian Hockey Federation (IHF) Monday announced cash incentives for the national team to motivate the players for the 2012 ... Read more...

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Korean star Choi envisions bright future for Asian golf


October 13th, 2011 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Oct 13 (IANS) Korean star golfer K.J. Choi has predicted that Asians will start to dominate the World Rankings within the next 10 years, thanks to the continued ... Read more...

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IIFA show is ‘Indian kitsch’, not Indian culture: Deepa Mehta


June 22nd, 2011 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 22 (IANS) Indo-Canadian filmmaker Deepa Mehta has described the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards here this week as "Indian kitsch".The three-day Bollywood show does not represent Indian ... Read more...

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Roemer quitting as US envoy for ‘family reasons’ (Lead)


April 28th, 2011 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) US Ambassador to India Timothy J. Roemer, during whose tenure President Barack Obama made a historic visit and took India-US ties to greater heights, ... Read more...

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US envoy Timothy Roemer resigns


April 28th, 2011 - 12:04 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 28 (ANI): U.S. Ambassador to India Timothy J. Roemer today announced his resignation from the top diplomatic post.According to a release issued by the US Embassy here, Roemer ... Read more...

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Roemer quitting as US ambassador to India


April 28th, 2011 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) US Ambassador to India Timothy J. Roemer Thursday announced his resignation from the top diplomatic post, citing personal and professional reasons. He is expected ... Read more...

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India committed to early conclusion of Doha Round: Anand Sharma


April 7th, 2011 - 9:25 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 7 (ANI): Union Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma on Thursday said that India is committed to successful conclusion of Doha Round and support multi-lateral and bilateral engagement with ... Read more...

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China demands ceasefire in Libya


March 31st, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Mar.31 (ANI): Chinese President Hu Jintao has called for an immediate ceasefire in Libya to "give peace a chance" in that region.The remarks were made during a meeting with French counterpart ... Read more...

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TCS unveils cloud-computing solution in Karnataka


March 12th, 2011 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 11 (IANS) Global software major Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) Friday unveiled cloud-based computing solution iON for small and medium businesses (SMBs) in Karnataka.Covering the entire spectrum of business ... Read more...

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Obama asks US business to take on India, China


February 8th, 2011 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 8 (IANS) Once again citing growing competition from nations like India and China, US President Barack has made a case for ramping up spending on education and infrastructure ... Read more...

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India’s growth helping global economy: World Bank chief


January 9th, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) India's fast-paced growth is helping the global economy come out of the crisis and its status as a rising financial power is closely connected with its ... Read more...

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India, China reject rivalry, seek strategic consensus (Second Lead)


December 16th, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) Rejecting any rivalry between them as they become emerging powers on the global stage, India and China Thursday agreed to address contentious issues that have been ... Read more...

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Terrorism inside Pakistan a high US priority


December 16th, 2010 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Dec 16 (IANS) Addressing terrorism that exists inside Pakistan remains a high priority for Washington, a senior US official has said asserting that its pressure on a key ... Read more...

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India a nation of immense power and presence: UAE daily


November 23rd, 2010 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Nov 23 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE), home to a large number of Indians, recognises that "India is now a spearhead of the future markets and a nation ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh asks universities to groom global leaders


November 22nd, 2010 - 10:35 pm ICT by ANI
Puttaparthi (Andhra Pradesh), Nov 22 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh, on Monday said with India modernizing and playing a larger role in world affairs, the country will need global ... Read more...

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Bharti Airtel crosses 200 mn subscribers (Lead)


November 18th, 2010 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Telecom giant Bharti Airtel Thursday crossed the 200 million-customer-mark which includes 150 million in the Indian market, the company said. Its top official said the company will ... Read more...

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Bharti Airtel crosses 200 mn subscribers


November 18th, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Telecom giant Bharti Airtel Thursday crossed the 200 million customer mark which includes 150 million in the Indian market, the company said.The company also rebranded itself with ... Read more...

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‘3 Idiots’ triumphs at first edition of GIMA awards


November 11th, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 11 (IANS) Aamir Khan starrer "3 Idiots" bagged five honours at the first Chevrolet Global Indian Music Awards (GIMA), a grand affair with legends like Lata Mangeshkar, Asha ... Read more...

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China may match Obama support for India for UN seat


November 10th, 2010 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Manish Chand New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) With US President Barack Obama declaring support for India's bid for a permanent seat, China may move beyond its stated position by announcing a ... Read more...

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Obama, Singh personal bond, rapport will take India-US ties forward: NYT


November 9th, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.9 (ANI): The long and complicated relationship between the United States and India has veered from warm embrace long before independence to the uneasy frostbite of the Cold War ... Read more...

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Telecast of Obama speech leaves audience spellbound


November 8th, 2010 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) Loud applause, words of appreciation and a standing ovation followed US President Barack Obama's address to parliamentarians that left the audience spellbound at its live telecast ... Read more...

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India-US ties anchor of security, world prosperity: Obama (Second Lead)


November 7th, 2010 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 7 (IANS) Stating that he was determined to take bilateral ties to an entirely new level, US President Barack Obama Sunday asserted that India-US relationship could be the anchor ... Read more...

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Obama visit: US rebuffs Pakistan’s bid to globalise Kashmir


October 25th, 2010 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) As Pakistan steps up efforts to internationalise the Kashmir issue during President Barack Obama's India visit, the US Monday rebuffed Islamabad, making it clear that it ... Read more...

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India seeks global cooperation to combat terrorism: Pratibha Patil


October 21st, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 21 (ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patil on Thursday said terrorism is a global challenge with a world wide network that threatens regional and global security, and added that ... Read more...

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