globalisation

Veggie chicken tikka potato chips! New flavours beckon


June 21st, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Fancy some vegetarian chicken tikka potato wafers and guava masala juice for an evening snack? Sounds strange to the ears of hardcore Indian veggies bred ... Read more...

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Norway gunman claims to be sane


April 5th, 2012 - 6:09 am ICT by IANS
Oslo, April 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Norwegian gunman Anders Behring Breivik, charged with killing over 70 people in twin attacks in Oslo and a nearby youth camp last year, has written ... Read more...

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India can be champion of globalisation: Lord Karan Billimoria (Interview)


January 12th, 2012 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) London-based entrepreneur Lord Karan Bilimoria says India, his country of birth, is "making giant strides" and can be a beacon of globalisation in a ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Divorce, India, partition on bookshelf (IANS Books This Week)


December 31st, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
The book case this weekend is lighthearted and peppy - matching the mood as a new year begins.1. "Two Fates: The Story of My Divorce"; Written by Judy Balan; Published by ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

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 |

Left parties in Bengal to protest petrol price hike


September 16th, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 16 (IANS) Denouncing the petrol price hike as anti-people, West Bengal's opposition Left Front parties have decided to hit the streets to empathise with the people."Prices of essentials ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Inflation an offshoot of policies of developed countries: Pranab


September 7th, 2011 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Wednesday said high inflation in India is caused partly due to the unfavourable policies adopted by the developed countries in ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Dhaka varsity turns 90


July 2nd, 2011 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 2 (IANS) Dhaka University, one of the oldest institutions for higher education in Bangladesh, has turned 90.Bangladesh founder Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, Indian scientist Satyendra Nath Bose and Nobel ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Arthur’ - funny, but let down on original


May 14th, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Arthur"; Cast: Russell Brand, Helen Mirren, Greta Gerwig, Jennifer Garner; Director: Jason Winer, Rating: ***Love in the times of the cholera called prosperity and globalisation is often seen as ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Water policy should ensure ecosystem sustainability: Ansari


April 13th, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) India's water policy should ensure sustainability of the ecosystem so that there is adequate availability of water for everyone, Vice President Hamid Ansari said Wednesday.Speaking ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks disclosures one sided, distorted: Buddhadeb


April 5th, 2011 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 4 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Monday termed as "one-sided" and "distorted" the recent WikiLeaks cables which claimed that he was in favour of liberalisation and ... Read more...

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Constant evolution alone will popularise cricket: Dave Richardson


April 2nd, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 2 (IANS) Powerplays, the Umpire Decision Review System (UDRS) and free-hits have made 50-over cricket attractive and all these innovations have made the 2011 World Cup more exciting, ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Praful Patel determined to strengthen foundation of his new ministry


January 20th, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 20 (ANI): Former Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel, who assumed charge of the Ministry of Heavy Industries on Thursday said the foremost duty of his new ministry would ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Adivasis: Pawns in Development?


January 15th, 2011 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
By Aloka KujurRanchi, Jan 15 (ANI): Down the ages, the adivasi community, which inhabits what is presently Jharkhand, have lived their lives closely connected with the land, mostly the forests that both ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

India’s economy to grow between 9-10 per cent from 2011: Manmohan Singh


January 8th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 8 (ANI): Inaugurating the 9th Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas in today, Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh said that India's growth is expected to be 9-10 per cent from next ... Read more...

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Oust extremists from Asia, says Malaysian PM


December 3rd, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Dec 3 (IANS) Calling for "a movement of moderates" in Asia, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak has urged political parties of the region to effectively marginalise the "extremist groups ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

More fast track courts to be set up for speedy disposal of cases: Moily


November 15th, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.15 (ANI): Union Minister for Law and Justice Veerappa Moily said more fast track courts would be set up to ensure that no case remains pending for more than one ... Read more...

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US help needed to sustain India’s nine to ten percent growth rate for next 30 years: PM


November 8th, 2010 - 6:26 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.8 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Monday said the help of the United States would be of enormous significance for India to sustain an annual growth ... Read more...

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I did not make ‘outsourcing a bogeyman’ this time: Obama (Lead)


November 8th, 2010 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) In a sharp departure from his earlier statements that had voiced concern over American jobs shifting from Buffalo to Bangalore, US President Barack Obama Monday said ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Do away with old stereotypes, Obama tells Americans, Indians


November 6th, 2010 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 6 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Saturday asked American and Indian business leaders to look at issues like outsourcing and market access with a fresh perspective that reflected today's ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Outsourcing not an Indian plot to steal US jobs: McCain


November 6th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 6 (IANS) Outsourcing is not an Indian plot to steal American jobs and the US should not condone any unfair punishments to Indian workers, senior US Senator of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

European delegation to study India’s financial, economic reforms


October 27th, 2010 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 27 (ANI): Following the fallout of the worst financial crisis in Europe, a delegation comprising members of the European Parliament are on a three-day visit to India to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

US aware of India’s concerns over outsourcing and H1B visa issue


October 26th, 2010 - 1:09 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.25 (ANI): The United States is aware about the concerns of Indian companies on the outsourcing and H1B visa issues, which are likely to figure up in the discussions ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Indian artist seeks dialogue on faith in age of terror (With Images)


September 10th, 2010 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Sep 10 (IANS) Connecting two key historical moments linked to 9/11, but 108 years apart, Mumbai-based contemporary Indian artist Jitish Kallat has sought to engage the American people on ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Superbug could be sinister design of foreign MNCs: Ahluwalia


August 12th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Contending that the report of a superbug from India could be a "sinister design" of foreign multinational companies, senior Bharatiya Janata Party member S.S. Ahluwalia Thursday ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Why ‘Aussies’ shorten words


July 22nd, 2010 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, July 22 (ANI): From "barbie" (barbeque) to "arvo" (afternoon) and "rellies" (relatives), Aussies are known to shorten words as they speak, and now a university is delving deeper into the most ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Conclusion of Doha Round will strengthen recovery: Sharma


May 28th, 2010 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Paris/New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) India has sought an an early conclusion of the Doha Round of trade talks, saying this will strengthen the global economy which has just recovered from deep ... Read more...

Posted in World |

S M Krishna opens passport service centres


May 28th, 2010 - 7:52 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, May 28 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S M Krishna said on Friday that the inauguration of passport seva centres marks the culmination of a long and arduous process of changing a ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Sibal calls for international cooperation in education


May 26th, 2010 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Calling for international cooperation in the field of education, Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal Tuesday said new frontiers of knowledge cannot be conquered without collaboration. "The ... Read more...

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Child trafficking docu: bbc defends LiLo


March 23rd, 2010 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 23 (ANI): A BBC boss has defended Lindsay Lohan for presenting an investigative documentary on child trafficking.The actress has been criticized for trying to keep her career rolling by ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Era of affordable business ahead: ISB Dean


March 13th, 2010 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 13 (IANS) The next phase of globalisation is going to be affordable business as it offers enormous economic opportunities in India and other developing countries and ensures inclusive growth, Ajit ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Artist depicts migration as ants’ invasion on Colombia


February 18th, 2010 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, Feb 18 (IANS/EFE) Swarm of ants made of fibreglass carved on the facade, pillars and windows of Colombian Congress building depicts the impact of migration and displacement across the world, says ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India to add 220 million to workforce by 2030: RBI


December 5th, 2009 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) India will add a whopping 220 million to its workforce by 2030, Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Deputy Governor Subir Gokarn said Saturday. "Their absorption into the job ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Cabinet’s nod to 19th Law Commission


October 22nd, 2009 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) The union cabinet Thursday approved the constitution of the 19th Law Commission for a term of three years. Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni said the terms ... Read more...

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Kazakhstan using new legal system to sustain its socio-economic advancement (Part I)


September 18th, 2009 - 8:55 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep.17 (ANI): Almost two decades after acquiring independence with the break-up of the erstwhile Soviet Union, Kazakhstan appears keen to maximize the benefits from globalisation and to meet the emerging ... Read more...

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