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Indonesia keen to expand trade with India: envoy


June 17th, 2012 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 17 (IANS) India is Indonesia's fourth largest trading partner and bilateral trade is expected to zoom from $20 to $45 billion by 2015, Indonesian ambassador Andi M. Ghalib ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India’s Look East policy central for Asia-Pacific growth: Clinton (Lead)


May 7th, 2012 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 7 (IANS) India's Look East policy was "central" to the growth of the entire Asia-Pacific region, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said here Monday."India's Look East ... Read more...

Posted in World |

WWII Assam cemetery being dug for Japanese troops’ remains


January 19th, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Jan 19 (IANS) Labourers in Assam continued digging a World War II cemetery for the second straight day Thursday to look for remains of 11 Japanese soldiers.A Commonwealth War ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Rakhi Sawant says Katrina follows her dance moves


December 19th, 2011 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 19 (IANS) Rakhi Sawant, perhaps true item-girl in Bollywood today, alleges that actress Katrina Kaif has copied her antics in her "Chikni Chameli" act in "Agneepath" remake."I ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Direct tax code to come into force from April 2012: Pranab


December 7th, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) The long-awaited Direct Tax Code (DTC) that seeks to simplify tax laws by lowering the tax rates and bringing more people and firms within ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Mumbai fishing village makes jewellery, touches the world


August 26th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 26 (IANS) Nestled in the heart of India's buzzing financial capital but still cast adrift, the fishing village of Worli has found a way to keep pace with ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Chhattisgarh’s terror boys: once feared now fearful (Feature)


July 21st, 2011 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Bijapur (Chhattisgarh), July 21 (IANS) They were tagged as the terror boys ruling the heart of India's insurgency zone. Once striding down jungle roads with AK-47s on their shoulders, ... Read more...

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Dantewada still burns, year after India’s worst Maoist strike


April 5th, 2011 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Dantewada (Chhattisgarh), April 5 (IANS) It has been a year since Maoist guerrillas killed 76 troopers in a single ambush, their deadliest strike anywhere in the country. But the forests ... Read more...

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For your reading pleasure, business, photography and history (IANS Books This Week)


March 10th, 2011 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) Tease your brains with a serious book cart this week:1. "From the Brink of Bankruptcy: The DCM Story"; Written by Vinay Bharat-Ram; Published by ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

For small farmers, it’s tea time in Assam!


January 14th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
By Syed Zarir Hussain Guwahati, Jan 14 (IANS) They were once the domain of hard-nosed British sahibs on horseback. But today, the lush green tea plantations in Assam have come full circle with ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Big B lauds woman for winning Rs.1 crore


November 21st, 2010 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan is all praise for Rahat Taslim from Jharkhand who became the first woman to win Rs.1 crore on his gameshow "Kaun Banega ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

India to partner African resurgence, denies China rivalry (Lead)


October 28th, 2010 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) Rejecting any competition or rivalry with China in Africa, India Thursday said its relations with the continent stand on their own and highlighted its plan to jointly ... Read more...

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Is insurgency in India an excuse for misgovernance? (IANS Book Review)(With Image)


September 28th, 2010 - 10:06 am ICT by IANS
By Sarwar Kashani Book: "The Absent State - Insurgency As An Excuse For Misgovernance"; Authors: Neelesh Misra and Rahul Pandita; Publisher: Hachette India; Price: Rs.495They found "the absent state" in their journey to ... Read more...

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PM asks Maoists to talk, warns Pakistan on terror


August 15th, 2010 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday asked Maoists to talk to the government and warned that the peace process with Pakistan will not go far if it ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Don’t agree with India’s policy on Myanmar: Amartya Sen


August 4th, 2010 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 4 (ANI): Sharing the dais with the Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, Nobel Laureate economist Amartya Sen, on Tuesday said that he did not agree with India's policy ... Read more...

Posted in National |

India warns Pakistan over terror, advocates ‘creative solution’ for Kashmir


June 14th, 2010 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Ahead of their forthcoming talks to reduce the "trust deficit", India has asked Pakistan to stop using terrorist groups "selectively as strategic assets" and advocated a ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Kasab guilty of 26/11, Indians absolved (Second Intro Roundup)


May 3rd, 2010 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 3 (IANS) India's quest for justice for its most wounding terror attack culminated Monday with a special court pronouncing Pakistani Ajmal Amir Kasab guilty on all 86 counts for ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pakistani Kasab guilty of 26/11, Indians absolved (Intro Roundup)


May 3rd, 2010 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 3 (IANS) India's quest for justice for its most wounding terror attack culminated Monday with a special court pronouncing Pakistani Ajmal Amir Kasab guilty on all 86 counts for ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pakistani Kasab guilty of 26/11, Indians absolved (Roundup)


May 3rd, 2010 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 3 (IANS) It was closure for India's most wounding terror attack Monday with a special court pronouncing Pakistani national Ajmal Amir Kasab guilty on 86 counts for the 26/11 ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Kasab held guilty for 26/11, two Indians freed (Third Lead)


May 3rd, 2010 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 3 (IANS) Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Amir Kasab was Monday declared guilty on 86 counts, including murder and waging war on India, in the horrific November 2008 Mumbai attack case, ... Read more...

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Judgement Day for 26/11 terrorist (Lead)


May 2nd, 2010 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
By Quaid Najmi Mumbai, May 2 (IANS) Almost one-and-a-half years after 10 Pakistani terrorists struck in the heart of India's financial and entertainment capital, the country is waiting anxiously for the verdict Monday ... Read more...

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Chambal dacoits have new job descriptions: Author


April 24th, 2010 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Chambal in central India is now a tame shadow of its wild self. Its ravines no longer echo with the frenzy of gun-toting bandits but ... Read more...

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Feel like a maharaja chugging from Kolkata to Delhi


March 21st, 2010 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 21 (IANS) Now, travel through the heart of India in the lap of luxury. Equipped with LCD TVs, panoramic windows and internet connectivity, the new Maharajas' Express promises to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Mayawati targeted in Lok Sabha, nuclear bill tabling deferred (Parliament Roundup)


March 15th, 2010 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Parties across the political divide found common cause to target the Mayawati government in the Lok Sabha Monday over the communal clashes in Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Maneka seeks judicial probe into Bareilly riots


March 15th, 2010 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Maneka Gandhi Monday demanded a judicial probe into the violence in Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly district. "I want a judicial inquiry into (Bareilly ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Mughal Sarai to Shoranur: A tale of trains, chai and small towns (IANS Books)


December 23rd, 2009 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) The little-known towns in the heart of India that teem with life outside the big railway junctions have stories of their own over steaming cups ... Read more...

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Where have sparrows gone? Time Hero to find out (With Images)


September 17th, 2009 - 10:50 am ICT by IANS
By Quaid Najmi Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) Wake up in the morning and miss the chirp of the house sparrow? The Indian government wants to know where the little birds have gone and ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Stability, less inequality top wish list for polls


April 9th, 2009 - 10:55 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) Some leading public figures and intellectuals in India are hoping the coming elections will produce a government that can provide security and stability and also ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Folk and devotional music flavour of this month’s NDTV docu-features


January 8th, 2009 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) Traditional Indian folk and devotional music from the heart of India is the flavour of the NDTV channel's kitty of documentaries this month. “Baul ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

World War II American observation post found in Arunachal Pradesh


December 23rd, 2008 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Jairampur (Arunachal Pradesh), Dec 23 (IANS) Villagers in Arunachal Pradesh have stumbled upon a World War II camp-cum-observation post used by American forces, close to a graveyard where over 1,000 soldiers of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Now network over coffee at Bangalore’s Cafe Coffee Day Square


December 23rd, 2008 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 23 (IANS) Retail chain Cafe Coffee Day has opened a 'square' in the heart of India's IT hub, across the evergreen Cubbon Park, to give a flavour of original brews ... Read more...

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War rhetoric no reply to Mumbai outrage: Karan Singh


December 11th, 2008 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) Holding "total lack of coordination" among various intelligence agencies responsible for the Mumbai terror attacks, senior Congress leader Karan Singh Thursday asked for a "measured response" from ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Lashkar denies involvement in Mumbai terror attacks


November 27th, 2008 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 27 (IANS) The Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militant group Thursday denied it had any links with those who carried out the Mumbai terror strikes in which over 100 people were killed.A caller ... Read more...

Posted in World |

We will meet terror challenge resolutely, unitedly: Shivraj Patil


November 27th, 2008 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) The government was confident of teaching a "fitting lesson" to the terrorists, Home Minister Shivraj Patil said here Thursday as scores of people continued to be held ... Read more...

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Two boys claim they saw terrorists coming in boats


November 27th, 2008 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 27 (IANS) Two boys, working at the Gateway of India, claim they saw the terrorists behind the most audacious terror strike in the country, loaded with big rucksacks alighting at ... Read more...

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