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India Day Parade fills New York with its sights, sounds and stars


August 20th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 20 (IANS) Thousands of people watched as the sights and sounds of India took over Manhattan's Madison Avenue for the India Day Parade led by Bollywood star ... Read more...

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Now Blake keen on playing in Australia’s Big Bash


August 17th, 2012 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 17 (IANS/CMC) Jamaican sprint sensation Yohan Blake says he bowls faster than Olympic champion Usian Bolt and that there is a "real possibility" that he could debut his international ... Read more...

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India, Thailand review FTA talks, push trilateral highway


August 10th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) India and Thailand Friday reviewed the progress in their negotiations for a free trade treaty and decided to step up work on landmark connectivity projects ... Read more...

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Kashyap retrospective in Hamburg


July 10th, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Bollywood fans in Hamburg will be treated to five movies by acclaimed director Anurag Kashyap as part of a retrospective July 11-16.The retrospective will open ... Read more...

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South Asians in US celebrate American I-Day with fireworks


July 10th, 2012 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Edison (New Jersey), July 10 (IANS) Over 15,000 South Asian Americans gathered in a New Jersey park to celebrate the American Independence Day with a cultural programme by Indian, Chinese, ... Read more...

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India, Bangladesh pledge closer ties at close of Tagore anniversary


May 7th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Reiterating their commitment to the theme of universal harmony and friendship of Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore, India and Bangladesh Monday pledged to use the ... Read more...

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Pranab to visit Bangladesh for Tagore ceremony


May 2nd, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Building upon warming ties, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee will visit Bangladesh Sunday as the guest of honour to attend the closing ceremony of the ... Read more...

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CII offers to push Nepal’s economic development


April 6th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Leading business lobby Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has offered all help for Nepal's economic development. The offer was conveyed by CII president B. Muthuraman, who ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Unique performance explores man’s existence in Kaliyug


March 27th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) Norwegian black metal, Indian classical dance and classical music came together on one stage to captivate the audience in a performance titled 'Questionings'.The performance, held ... Read more...

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Kim laughs off white powder incident


March 24th, 2012 - 6:34 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, March 24 (IANS) Socialite Kim Kardashian has laughed off the incident of a woman throwing white powder at her, calling it the "craziest" moment of her life."That probably ... Read more...

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Use space technology for food security: Former ISRO chief


February 15th, 2012 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Feb 15 (IANS) India must embark on a "new evergreen revolution" with the extensive use of appropriate bio- and space technology inputs to ensure food security for all ... Read more...

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Jolie honoured at Peace ceremony


February 15th, 2012 - 4:59 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 15 (IANS) Actress Angelina Jolie has been honoured for raising awareness of human rights issues with her directorial debut "In The Land Of Blood And Honey".The 36-year-old ... Read more...

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Mauritius PM heads to India


February 4th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) India and Mauritius, home to a large Indian diaspora and source of substantial FDI for New Delhi, will ramp up their economic and diplomatic ... Read more...

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Mexico has special place in my heart: Banderas


February 3rd, 2012 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
Cancun (Mexico), Feb 3 (IANS/EFE) Spanish film star Antonio Banderas said here Thursday that Mexico has a "very special" place in his heart.Banderas was invited to Cancun as guest of ... Read more...

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Patil greets guests ‘At Home’, Thai PM says Namaste India


January 26th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) Namaste India. Elegantly attired in a cream skirt and jacket, Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, accompanied by President Pratibha Patil, moved around the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Celebration and introspection… India goes tricolour on 63rd R-Day (Roundup)


January 26th, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) It was a celebration of India in all its diversity, complexities and colour. The 63rd Republic Day unfolded Thursday with a grand pageant here ... Read more...

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India celebrates 63rd Republic Day


January 26th, 2012 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) India Thursday celebrated its 63rd Republic Day, showcasing its military might and the nation's rich cultural heritage.The main ceremonial parade was held in the ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

President’s police medals given away


December 24th, 2011 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) Bureau of Police Research and Development (BPR&D;) celebrated its 41st foundation day Friday during which President's Police Medals for distinguished services and Indian Police Medals ... Read more...

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India, Thailand to hold talks


December 23rd, 2011 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) The foreign ministers of India and Thailand will hold talks here Tuesday that will focus on expanding economic ties and set the stage for ... Read more...

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Kirani James aims to maintain form in 2012


December 15th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 15 (IANS/CMC) The 400-metres World champion Kirani James has vowed to keep the Spice Isle of Grenada on the world map with strong performances next year.James was the ... Read more...

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Thai PM to be chief guest on India’s Republic Day


December 2nd, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Building on the upward swing in New Delhi's Look East policy, India will host Thailand's first woman and youngest Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra ... Read more...

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Amid China row, global Buddhist scholars meet


November 27th, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Amid Chinese objections, a four-day Global Buddhist Conference began here Sunday to mark the 2,600th year of Buddha's enlightenment, with the Dalai Lama saying ... Read more...

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SRK, Sharmila to inaugurate 17th Kolkata film fest


November 6th, 2011 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 6 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Shahrukh Khan and yesteryear's actress Sharmila Tagore will inaugurate the 17th Kolkata Film Festival (KFF) starting Nov 10, the organiser's said.Veteran actress Supriya ... Read more...

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Blair met Gaddafi aide before Lockerbie bomber’s release


September 25th, 2011 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 25 (IANS) Former British prime minister Tony Blair and Prince Andrew had a secret meeting with a Muammar Gaddafi aide in London just before the Lockerbie bomber was ... Read more...

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Spears to receive honour for lengthy career


August 17th, 2011 - 2:39 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 17 (IANS) Singer Britney Spears will be the guest of honour at the upcoming MTV Video Music Awards (VMS) with a special tribute honouring her lengthy career.The ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Toronto girl is Miss India-Canada, Lisa Ray honoured (With Image)


July 27th, 2011 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 27 (IANS) Nineteen-year-old Akhina Mooken has been crowned as Miss India-Canada 2011.The Toronto-area girl defeated 15 contenders from across Canada to win the crown at the 21st annual ... Read more...

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Pune’s Deepak Kumar wins Thane Varsha Marathon


July 24th, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Thane (Maharashtra), July 24 (IANS) More than 32,000 people participated in the 22nd edition of the Thane Mayor Varsha (monsoon) Marathon, enjoying the cool rainy morning here.The marathoners observed a ... Read more...

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Fergie honoured for charity work


June 25th, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 25 (IANS) Hip hop group Black Eyed Peas' star Fergie has been honoured for her humanitarian work at an AIDS charity event.The singer was the guest of ... Read more...

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Kate Hudson has a baby shower


June 7th, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, June 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actress Kate Hudson has had her baby shower with many A-list celebrities. The 32-year-old was the guest of honour during the baby shower which was hosted ... Read more...

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Visva Bharati to be crown jewel in Indian academic world: PM (Roundup)


May 7th, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Visva Bharati, the university set up by Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore in Shantiniketan, will be made one of the crown jewels of Indian academic ... Read more...

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PM announces Rs.95 crore grant to restore Visva-Bharati on Tagore anniversary


May 7th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday urged people to imbibe the ideals laid down by Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore and "rise above the desert sands ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Together for Tagore: India and Bangladesh celebrate (Lead)


May 5th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Dhaka, May 5 (IANS) India and Bangladesh will flag off yearlong joint celebrations to mark the 150th birth anniversary of Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore this week, with dignitaries ... Read more...

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Rihanna almost has wardrobe malfunction at charity dinner


May 1st, 2011 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 1 (ANI): Rihanna almost had a wardrobe malfunction at a recent charity dinner in New York as her cleavage just about stayed in place inside the lacy neckline as ... Read more...

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Halle Berry honoured in LA for charity work


April 19th, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 19 (ANI): Halle Berry was recently honoured in Los Angeles for her charity work.The Oscar-winner was the guest of honour at the Silver Rose Awards Gala in Beverly Hills, reports ... Read more...

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Halle Berry honoured for charity work


April 19th, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 19 (IANS) Actress Halle Berry has been honoured for her charity work.Dailystar.co.uk reports that Berry was the guest of honour at the Silver Rose Awards Gala at Beverly ... Read more...

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