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Belgium to host major Indian business meet


November 2nd, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Nov 2 (IANS) Antwerp, the Belgian city famous for its diamond trade, will play host to a high-level business summit, the Global India Business Meeting 2012, EuAsiaNews reported.The meeting ... Read more...

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Dabur India Q2 net profit rises 8.42 percent


October 31st, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) Dabur India Monday reported an increase 8.42 percent in net profit at Rs.173.86 crore for the quarter ended Sep 30 owing to the strong growth ... Read more...

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Indian Navy installs anti-piracy device on warships


September 29th, 2011 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 29 (IANS) With piracy in the Gulf of Aden and off the Somali reaching alarming proportions, the Indian Navy, which has been in action against the brigands for ... Read more...

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UAE foreign minister meets Clinton, Panetta


September 24th, 2011 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 24 (IANS/WAM) Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, foreign minister of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has met US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Secretary of ... Read more...

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21 Arab films at Baghdad fest


September 21st, 2011 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 21 (IANS/WAM) Twenty-one films from the Gulf countries will be screened at the 3rd Baghdad International Film Festival (BIFF) Oct 3-6, it was announced Wednesday.The UAE, Bahrain, Oman, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

A social activist’s struggle to save women


September 21st, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 21 (IANS) She may not be able to bring back 12 women from the clutches of traffickers operating in Gulf countries but her fight against bonded labour and ... Read more...

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Geojit BNP Paribas forms joint venture in Oman


September 21st, 2011 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 21 (IANS) Geojit BNP Paribas has formed a new joint venture in Oman with the Qurum Business Group (QBG) and National Securities Co, a leading Omani brokerage ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Over 1,500 delegates to attend Indian diaspora conclave in 2012


August 26th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Over 1,500 delegates from across the globe are likely to participate in India's annual diaspora conclave to be held in Jaipur Jan 7-9, 2012, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Actor Kamaal R. Khan’s office burgled


August 5th, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Actor Kamaal R. Khan suffered a loss of over Rs.2 lakh in cash and other items after his office here was targeted by burglars Thursday ... Read more...

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Sweet pill for Kerala - medical tourism (Feature)


July 7th, 2011 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 7 (IANS) World class hospitals, cost-effective treatment and ample opportunities to relax in the scenic landscape of 'God's own country' -- medical tourism promises to be the next ... Read more...

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Racket busted in Punjab, 1,200 passports seized (Lead)


June 21st, 2011 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 21 (IANS) An immigration racket has been busted in Punjab with the arrest of two men and seizure of more than 1,200 passports, police said Tuesday.The arrests took ... Read more...

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Immigration racket busted in Punjab, 1,200 passports recovered


June 21st, 2011 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 21 (IANS) Two travel and immigration agents have been arrested in the state's Shaheed Bhagat Singh Nagar (formerly Nawanshehr) district and 1,219 passports have been seized from them, ... Read more...

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Twelve nations to vie for Rs.2 crore World Kabaddi Cup


June 19th, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh June 19 (IANS) The second edition of the World Kabaddi Cup will be held at multiple venues across Punjab in October-November with teams from 12 countries fighting for the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

CBSE results: Girls outperform boys in foreign centres


May 23rd, 2011 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Not only in the country, girls outperformed boys in the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) class 12 examinations held at foreign centres as well.The ... Read more...

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Islamic banking ideal for economic growth: Expert


May 1st, 2011 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, May 1 (IANS) The interest-free Islamic banking system will provide the ideal thrust to India's economic development, an expert said here Sunday.Islamic banking, which propagates zero-interest lending, can solve ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

UAE’s initiative to host conference on countering piracy hailed


April 17th, 2011 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, April 17 (IANS) The UN has hailed the UAE's initiative of hosting a conference April 18-19 in Dubai on countering piracy in the Indian Ocean.Special Adviser to the ... Read more...

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Goa compiling blacklist of fake travel, job agents


March 11th, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 11 (IANS) The Goa government is creating a database of rogue travel and recruitment agents who cheat job seekers by sending them abroad on fake documents and charging ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Dramatis personae in Bofors scam, men who died wanted


March 4th, 2011 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) The men accused in the two-decade-old Bofors kickback scandal, which led to the fall of the Rajiv Gandhi government in 1989:Win Chadha: A Dubai-based businessman ... Read more...

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UAE is India’s top trading partner


February 25th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) continues to be India's top trading partner as demand for Indian goods rises in the Gulf countries. It is followed ... Read more...

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UK cancels arms licences to Bahrain and Libya over protestors’ suppression fears


February 19th, 2011 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 19 (ANI): Britain has cancelled over 50 arms export licences for Bahrain and Libya fearing that the security forces of these Gulf countries would use weapons supplied by London to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Indian Govt to set minimum wages for workers wanting to work in UAE


February 18th, 2011 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Feb 18 (ANI): India's Ambassador in UAE MK Lokesh has said that the Indian Government is soon expected to set minimum wages for skilled and unskilled workers, wanting to work in ... Read more...

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Sacked Maoist army fighters attack UN office in Nepal


February 10th, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Feb 10 (IANS) Seven young men, who had been discharged from the Maoist party's guerrilla army after a UN verification said their recruitment was illegal, attacked an office of ... Read more...

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‘Demand to vote by NRIs driven by desire to contest elections’


February 4th, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) The demand to vote by the Non Resident Indian (NRI) population is fuelled by a desire to contest elections, feels Chief Election Commissioner S.Y. Quraishi.On Thursday, the ... Read more...

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‘Dance Forms of India’, now a card game on Indian culture


January 13th, 2011 - 7:31 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 13 (ANI): Jayalakshmi Eshwar, a leading exponent of Bharatanatyam, has come up with a unique card game named 'Dance Forms of India', where children and their parents can learn ... Read more...

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International sanctions delaying Iran’s nuke program ambitions: Hillary Clinton


January 11th, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 11 (ANI): US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, who is currently in Abu Dhabi on a tour of Gulf countries, has said that Iran's ambition to produce a nuclear weapon ... Read more...

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India asks Gulf countries to end sponsorship regime


January 8th, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) India has initiated active diplomatic process with the Gulf countries to get the sponsorship regulations - the main reason behind violations of human rights in the region ... Read more...

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Difficulties in NRI voting rights being worked out: Ravi


January 8th, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) Minister for Overseas Indian Affairs Vayalar Ravi Saturday said the government was working out the difficulties in physical verification of non-resident Indians living in the Gulf countries ... Read more...

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Director Kamal Expects More Awards For Kavya Madhavan’s Gadhama Role


January 5th, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
.It has also been a totally different experience for the actress to shoot for the film as it was entirely captured in the Gulf countries. She plays the title role of ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

45 truckloads of onions arrived from Pakistan Friday


December 24th, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Dec 24 (IANS) Forty-five trucks loaded with onions arrived here Friday from Pakistan through the Attari-Wagah border check-post Friday, an importer said. So far, 177 truckloads of onions have reached India ... Read more...

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India expecting 50 truckloads of onion from Pakistan Friday


December 24th, 2010 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Dec 24 (IANS) Indian importers are expecting at least 50 truckloads of onion to reach here through the Attari-Wagah border check-post Friday, a day after seeing a decline in the import ... Read more...

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Now, Nepali women to work in Gulf countries


December 13th, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Dec 13 (ANI): Nepal has approved Terms of Reference (TOR) prepared by its Ministry of Labour and Transport Management (MoLTM) giving a green signal to Nepali women to work as domestic ... Read more...

Posted in World |

NGO to rescue of Punjabi youth stranded in Bahrain, Saudi Arabia


December 12th, 2010 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma Jalandhar (Punjab), Dec 12 (IANS) They had gone to foreign shores, hoping to turn around their fortunes. But their dreams soon turned sour as the 50 youths from Punjab were ... Read more...

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Nepal lifts ban on its women working in the Gulf


December 10th, 2010 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Dec 10 (ANI): Nepal has reportedly lifted a ban on the country's working women going to Gulf countries to earn their livelihood, and introduced new rules designed to protect them.According to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Security concerns to dominate GCC summit


December 6th, 2010 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
By Rahul Dass Abu Dhabi, Dec 6 (IANS) Security concerns are likely to dominate the two-day summit of the six-nation Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) that begins later Monday in the capital of the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Indian Army’s scrap munition disposal a learning experience


November 30th, 2010 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma Ludhiana (Punjab), Nov 30 (IANS) An Indian Army operation - so far its biggest exercise to destroy scrap munitions - is proving to be a great learning platform for defence ... Read more...

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