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Burundi can benefit from India’s development experience: President


September 18th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjhee Tuesday said India's developmental experience in energy, agriculture, infrastructure, and other fields is suited to generate employment for youth and could be ... Read more...

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Russia, South Africa discussing joint weapons development


September 18th, 2012 - 1:26 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia and South Africa are discussing the possibility of joint development of defence-related products, Russia's state-run arms exporter Rosoboronexport said Monday."There is a great potential ... Read more...

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China, India can spur Nepal economy: Chinese envoy


July 30th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 30 (IANS) Being located between China and India can be a driving force for Nepal's development, China's ambassador Yang Houlan said here.Nepal should "make use of such a ... Read more...

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Promising Chinese basketball star left out from Olympic squad


July 10th, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 10 (IANS) Eighteen-year-old promising star Wang Zhelin was left out from the basketball squad as the Chinese Olympic Committee Tuesday announced the national team roster for the London ... Read more...

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India can lead in South-South cooperation: Visiting Cape Verde minister (With Image)


June 5th, 2012 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 5 (IANS) Cape Verde, a sunny collective nesting of 10 picturesque islands in the Atlantic Ocean 570 km off Africa, is shifting its eyes from Europe to countries ... Read more...

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Essar Hypermart to sell 1 mn tonnes steel through retail


May 18th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad (Uttar Pradesh), May 18 (IANS) Essar Steel's retail distribution division, Essar Hypermart, is expecting to sell one million tonnes of steel products through its network of sales points."We are ... Read more...

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Russia coach Advocaat to manage PSV after Euro 2012


May 11th, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, May 11 (IANS) Russian coach Dick Advocaat has signed a one-year contract with PSV Eindhoven allowing the Dutchman to manage his erstwhile club after the European Championships.Advocaat who ... Read more...

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‘Chinese insurance sector needs healthy growth


April 22nd, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, April 22 (IANS) Chinese Vice Premier Wang Qishan has urged accelerated reform and innovation in the country's insurance industry to promote healthy and stable development.Wang said here that the ... Read more...

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India leaps forward in clean energy race


April 12th, 2012 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 12 (IANS) India has taken a leap in the clean energy race with a 54 percent increase in investments in 2011 vaulting it from 10th to sixth place ... Read more...

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Is China driving US exports?


March 30th, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 30 (IANS) China seems to be driving US exports, as shipments from the US to the Asian giant are growing much faster than to other major destinations.According to ... Read more...

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‘The Hunger Games’ - great potential lost (IANS Movie Review)


March 24th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "The Hunger Games"; Cast: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth; Director: Gary Ross; Rating: **1/2It is bizarre fact of our times that a film makes its first $100 million in ... Read more...

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Women can be prime movers of sanitation, says Patil


March 21st, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) Stressing that women can be the prime movers of the sanitation movement across the country, President Pratibha Patil Wednesday said improper sanitation facilities and ... Read more...

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Sukhoi to sell 10 Superjet to Indian firm


March 15th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 15 (IANS) Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company (SCAC), a subsidiary of the Russian defence aircraft major Sukhoi, will be selling 10 Sukhoi Superjet (SSJ) 100 aircraft to an Indian ... Read more...

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‘China is Russia’s most important strategic partner’


March 15th, 2012 - 9:54 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 15 (IANS) China is Russia's most important strategic partner and the two countries still have great potential to further their relations, the Russian upper house speaker, Valentina Matviyenko, ... Read more...

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Railways to set up firms to develop stations (Lead)


March 14th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) The responsibility of developing and maintaining thousands of railway stations and goods sheds across India will be entrusted to two new companies under the public ... Read more...

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Railways to set up firm to develop, maintain stations


March 14th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) The responsibility of developing and maintaining thousands of railway stations across the country will be entrusted to a new company under the public private partnership ... Read more...

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England desperately needs a manager: Robben


March 1st, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 1 (IANS) Dutch star Arjen Robben feels that England's Football Association (FA) should quickly find a replacement for Fabio Capello, who resigned last month.Arjen Robben, who struck ... Read more...

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Help Pakistani Kashmiris’ ‘freedom struggle’, India urged


February 22nd, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) There is simmering discontent among Pakistani Kashmiris against Islamabad's misrule, activists from the region said Wednesday, urging India to shun its "defensive" Kashmir policy."Azad Kashmir ... Read more...

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Will find way out of Supreme Court verdict: Birla


February 14th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 14 (IANS) Aditya Birla group Chairman Kumar Mangalam Birla Tuesday said the Supreme Court's order cancelling 2G licences is unfortunate and his telecom service provider Idea Cellular will ... Read more...

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Cuba tries new methods to obtain energy


January 14th, 2012 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, Jan 14 (IANS) Cuba is trying out physical, chemical and microbiological tests to obtain renewable energy from agricultural, livestock, industrial and forest waste, the Prensa Latina news agency reported.The ... Read more...

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Time to unveil our own Victoria’s Secret: Indian designers


December 8th, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 8 (IANS) Call it swimwear, beachwear or resort wear -- the market for this segment has so far been neglected in the country but designers feel the ... Read more...

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Pakistan wants improved relations with Iraq


November 18th, 2011 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 18 (IANS) Pakistani Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar has said that there was a great potential for enhancing cooperation between Pakistan and Iraq.The minister was speaking to Iraq's ... Read more...

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China to build advanced industrial hub


November 11th, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 11 (IANS) China will build an advanced industrial hub in coastal cities near Beijing.The economic development plan covers the coastal cities of Qinghuangdao, Tangshan, and Cangzhou in north ... Read more...

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Toyota cuts sales target in Indonesia


November 8th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Nov 8 (IANS) Indonesia's largest automobile producer, PT Toyota Astra-Motor (TAM), dropped its sales forecast this year after a flood in Thailand disrupted its supply of complete built-up units ... Read more...

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India, Czech Republic target $2 bn trade in 2012


October 10th, 2011 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) India and the Czech Republic Monday agreed to liberalise business visa regime and expand bilateral trade to $2 billion in 2012 from the current year's ... Read more...

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IGNOU signs pact with Chinese varsity


October 5th, 2011 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has signed a pact with Honghe University in China to establish through distance education a collaborative network in ... Read more...

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US Transportation Security Administration to start ‘Trusted Traveler Program’


October 5th, 2011 - 12:17 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Oct 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new US Transportation Security Administration program which comes into force on Tuesday will group travelers in the United States to trusted and not-so trusted passengers. The ... Read more...

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Unesco to help Punjab formulate cultural policy


September 27th, 2011 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 27 (IANS) Unesco will help the Punjab government formulate its cultural and heritage policy, an official said Tuesday.There is great potential to highlight the cultural heritage of Punjab, ... Read more...

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Cricket to curry, Indian students energise US B-school


September 25th, 2011 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) From cricket to curry, Indian students who account for one of the largest overseas groups at the premier Darden B-school in the US have a ... Read more...

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Reliance Capital pact with Nippon in areas beyond insurance


September 1st, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) Reliance Capital, part of the Anil Ambani-led Reliance Group, Thursday said it had signed an agreement with Japan's Nippon Life Insurance to pursue further partnerships ... Read more...

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Get ready to enjoy a cruise along India’s coastline


June 21st, 2011 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 21 (IANS) India, with its 7,000 km long coastline, is all set to introduce cruises along them within a year, an official said."Within a year, cruises will operate ... Read more...

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Chinese MP meets Nitish Kumar (Lead)


June 18th, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 18 (IANS) Senior Chinese MP Yan Junqi met visiting Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar here Saturday.Yan, vice chairwoman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress, China's ... Read more...

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Chinese legislator meets Nitish Kumar


June 18th, 2011 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 18 (IANS) Senior Chinese legislator Yan Junqi met visiting Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar here Saturday.Yan, vice chairwoman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress -- ... Read more...

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Anand Sharma expresses optimism for Indian exports to China


April 25th, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 25 (ANI): Union Commerce Minister Anand Sharma today expressed optimism that recently unveiled 12th Five Year Plan for 2012-14 of China will give enormous opportunity for Indian exporters to ... Read more...

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Hyosung superbikes launched in India


April 20th, 2011 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) South Korean two-wheeler manufacturer S&T; Motors Corporation, in collaboration with Pune-based Garware Motors, Wednesday launched its Hyosung brands of 650-700 cc superbikes India at a ... Read more...

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