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Veena strings to mark World Melody Day Oct 2


September 17th, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 16 (IANS) India's ancient string instrument veena will be played by music maestros across the world Oct 2 to mark "World Melody Day", it was announced Sunday."Violin maestro ... Read more...

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IGNOU to concentrate more on research activities


September 12th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) With a three-day workshop on research methodology for its faculty inaugurated Wednesday, the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) will be focusing more on research ... Read more...

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Village downs shutters protesting pollution from Goa plant


August 27th, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 27 (IANS) Navelim village in Goa's mining belt shut down Monday in protest against what they called "heavy pollution" emitted from an iron processing plant operated by the ... Read more...

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PM, Sonia arrive in Guwahati, leave for Kokrajhar


July 28th, 2012 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 28 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi Saturday arrived at an airport here and immediately left for Assam's restive district of Kokrajhar to ... Read more...

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Prime minister to inaugurate Emerging Kerala summit


July 16th, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will inaugurate 'Emerging Kerala 2012', the flagship global connect programme of the state government to be held at Kochi from Sep ... Read more...

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Alert pilots save 48 passengers aboard Air India plane (Second Lead)


June 10th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati/New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) The presence of mind of the two pilots, one of them a woman, saved the lives of 48 passengers and crew aboard a Guwahati-bound Air ... Read more...

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Alert women pilots save over 48 lives aboard Air India plane (Lead)


June 10th, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 10 (IANS) The presence of mind of two women pilots saved the lives of 48 passengers and the crew aboard a Guwahati-bound Air India plane Sunday after it ... Read more...

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Two dozen injured as elephant runs amok


May 2nd, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Thrissur (Kerala), May 2 (IANS) Close to two dozen people were injured Wednesday as an elephant participating in the Thrissur Pooram festival ran amok, police said.Inspector General of Police S. ... Read more...

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Five books published in India on Commonwealth shortlist


April 26th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Indian publishing is carving a formidable space for itself on the Commonwealth Book Prize list for 2012 with five titles published in the country on ... Read more...

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Reliance writes off 90 percent investments in Deccan 360


April 20th, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 20 (IANS) Reliance Industries' subsidiary Reliance Industrial and Investments Holding Friday said it has written off 90 percent of investments in aviation cargo and logistics company Deccan 360.According ... Read more...

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Interest rates on small savings raised by up to 0.50 percent


March 26th, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) The government Monday announced raising of interest rates on small savings such as National Savings Certificate (NSC), Public Provident Fund (PPF) and post office deposits ... Read more...

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Eight people of Indian origin in Padma list


January 25th, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Ten people of Indian origin and foreigners have been awarded India's prestigious Padma awards announced Wednesday. While seven have got the Padma Bhushan, three are ... Read more...

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8.7 percent interest on new post office savings scheme


November 29th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) The government will introduce a new post office savings scheme of 10-year maturity effective from Dec 1, that will earn annual compound interest rate of ... Read more...

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Bridge gap between academia, industry: IGNOU


November 9th, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) organised a day-long summit here Wednesday to bridge the gap between academia and industries. 'Academia-Corporate interface for upskilling ... Read more...

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Thirteen business leaders conferred with ABLF awards


October 4th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) Thirteen business leaders, among them Tata Group chairman Ratan Tata, Essar Group chairman Shashi Ruia, ICICI Bank chief Chanda Kochhar and Singapore Airlines chairman Lee ... Read more...

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Mallya to ground low-cost Kingfisher Red in four months


September 28th, 2011 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 28 (IANS) 'King of good times' Vijay Mallya Wednesday decided to ground his low-cost Kingfisher Red brand by January 31, 2012 as his cash-strapped airline firm hit turbulence ... Read more...

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New chief for Ishrat Jahan probe team


July 15th, 2011 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, July 15 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court Friday appointed a new head for its special investigation team (SIT) probing the Ishrat Jahan suspected staged shoot-out case.A bench of ... Read more...

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Ordinary man who becomes catalyst of change (Book Review) (With Image)


July 7th, 2011 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
Book: "The Book of Answers"; Author: C.Y. Gopinath ; Publisher: Harper Collins; Price: Rs.499A laidback Patros Patranobis wants to live an ordinary life with Rose, the woman he has not ... Read more...

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Government mulls buying aircraft for northeast


June 26th, 2011 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, June 26 (IANS) Civil Aviation Minister Vayalar Ravi Sunday said his ministry is considering buying smaller aircraft to improve connectivity in northeast India."Our long term plan is to improve ... Read more...

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Assam’s Bordoloi airport to become regional hub: Vayalar Ravi


June 25th, 2011 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, June 25 (IANS) Civil Aviation Minister Vayalar Ravi Saturday said Assam's Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport will be made a regional hub to increase air connectivity to the northeastern ... Read more...

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250 Indian magicians to show off their skills in capital


June 22nd, 2011 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) More than 250 magicians from across the country will converge upon the capital to perform their feats at the International Merlin Awards night Thursday.The awards ... Read more...

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Delhi’s Sidharth Seth grabs title at TN Open Golf


June 11th, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Coimbatore, June 11 (IANS) Delhi golfer Sidharth Seth held his nerve and picked up the Tamil Nadu Open Amateurs at the Coimbatore Golf Course here Friday evening.Seth, who led the ... Read more...

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Post office savings account interest be hiked, says panel


June 7th, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) A committee headed by Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Deputy Governor Shyamala Gopinath has recommended that the interest rates on post office savings accounts ... Read more...

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Infosys founder’s son weds TVS chief’s daughter (Lead)


June 5th, 2011 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 5 (IANS) The scions of two of big Indian business groups, Infosys and TVS, got married Sunday at a function attended by high-profile businessmen and politicians.Rohan Murthy, ... Read more...

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Infosys founder’s son weds TVS chief’s daughter


June 5th, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 5 (IANS) The scions of two of big Indian business families -- Infosys and TVS -- got married Sunday at a function attended by high-profile businessmen and ... Read more...

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Pay commercial taxes online in Karnataka


May 12th, 2011 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 12 (IANS) The Karnataka government, in association with the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), Thursday unveiled an electronic payment (e-payment) and reconciliation system for commercial tax payers ... Read more...

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Kids watching TV for hours? Beware of health risks


April 21st, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 21 (IANS) Six-year olds who spend most of their time watching TV could end up with narrower arteries in the eyes, increasing their chances of heart disease, high ... Read more...

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RBI to take new anti-inflation steps


April 18th, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 18 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is likely to come out with a new policy measure to rein in inflation in its annual monetary policy review ... Read more...

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Indian company behind Africa’s citizen ID project


April 11th, 2011 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) Madras Security Printers, an Indian company which specialises in security printing, is a known name in Africa. It is engaged in printing passports, visa ... Read more...

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Meghalaya governor’s chopper trips cost Rs.1.37 crore


March 14th, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, March 14 (IANS) Helicopter sorties by Meghalaya Governor R.S. Mooshahary within Meghalaya and to Assam over two years cost the taxpayer over Rs.1.37 crore, official documents reveal.Response to a ... Read more...

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Some of the top Indian women bankers (Sidebar)


March 6th, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) A list of banks and financial institutions with Indian women at the helm:- ICICI Bank: Chanda Kochhar- ICICI Venture: Lalita D. Gupte- ICICI Securities: Madhabi ... Read more...

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In India, women bankers have broken glass ceiling (March 8 is International Women’s Day)


March 6th, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) As the world celebrates Women's Day Tuesday, a striking facet in the otherwise male-dominated corporate world in India has been the representation of women in ... Read more...

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Goa BJP releases booklet on Kamat government’s scams


March 5th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 5 (IANS) Chief Minister Digambar Kamat wearing a yellow industrial helmet and Home Minister Ravi Naik holding a placard inviting Israeli drug dealers to Goa figure on ... Read more...

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New aviation charter alliance Powerfly to take wings Feb 14


February 1st, 2011 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 1 (IANS) Deccan Charters Limited, Taj Air and Business Jets India Tuesday announced a strategic alliance "Powerfly" to offer customers a wider choice of aircraft and network.Powerfly would also leverage ... Read more...

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First woman vice chancellor in Delhi University?


October 7th, 2010 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) Winds of change will soon be blowing through the Delhi University, if sources are to be believed, when a woman takes over as its vice chancellor (VC) ... Read more...

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