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46 years hence, a miracle homecoming for Indian diplomatic bag


September 18th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) It's a miracle homecoming. An Indian diplomatic bag containing Indian newspapers, magazines and mails has managed to journey back home 46 years after braving ice ... Read more...

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Prime minister an overrated economist: BJP


July 6th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party leader Yashwant Sinha Friday attacked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, calling him an "overrated economist" and an "underrated politician".Reacting after the prime ... Read more...

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No explosion of corruption under my watch: Manmohan Singh


July 6th, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday denied charges of large-scale corruption in the UPA government under him and said he maintained high standard of integrity ... Read more...

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Open to Pakistan visit but suitable outcomes needed: PM


July 6th, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Amid disclosures by 26/11 plotter Abu Jundal linking Pakistani state actors to the Mumbai carnage, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has said he was looking ... Read more...

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CRY launches anti-child labour campaign


June 12th, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Child rights organisation Child Rights and You (CRY) Tuesday initiated an online programme for recording the instances of child labour, which would be used ... Read more...

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Sabanayakan elected unopposed as CSJC president


May 31st, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 31 (IANS) S. Sabanayakan of The Hindu was Thursday re-elected unopposed as president of the Calcutta Sports Journalists' Club for 2012-13 at its annual general meeting here.The list ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Hindustan Times launches programme for underprivileged children


April 19th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) English daily newspaper Hindustan Times said Thursday it has launched an initiative which will help in education of over 1 million underprivileged children in the ... Read more...

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IANS scribe among 20 awardees selected by NGO


April 7th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 7 (IANS) Activist Anna Hazare, union minister Jairam Ramesh and 11 journalist, including Anil Sharma who writes for Indo-Asian News ServiceInternational Organization for Animal Protection (OIPA), affiliated ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Days before 26/11, Zardari pledged reconciliation with India


April 7th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) President Asif Ali Zardari, coming here on a day-long trip Sunday, was the first Pakistani leader who promised a "no-first nuclear strike" against India, ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Mamata’s honeymoon with media seems to be over (West Bengal Newsletter)


April 1st, 2012 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 1 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee seems to have mastered the art of making unforced errors, to use a sports terminology, to hand down potent ... Read more...

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Cult religion, parenting & art on book shelf (IANS Books This Week)


March 31st, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) The book cart is light and moving this weekend - bringing out the diverse essence of the region. Browse with IANS....Book: "Marathon Baba"; Written by ... Read more...

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Mrinal, Mahashweta lash out against Mamata’s newspaper ban


March 28th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 28 (IANS) Renowned filmmaker Mrinal Sen and writer Mahasweta Devi Wednesday condemned the Mamata Banerjee-led government's decision to ban all leading dailies except eight vernacular newspapers in ... Read more...

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Bengal ban on English, Bengali papers slammed


March 28th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 28 (IANS) The West Bengal government's decision to ban all dailies except eight Bengali newspapers in state-funded libraries to promote "free thinking" among readers has drawn widespread ... Read more...

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Bengal library ban on leading English, Bengali papers slammed


March 28th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 28 (IANS) The Mamata Banerjee-led government's decision to ban all dailies except eight vernacular newspapers in state-funded libraries to promote "free thinking" among readers, has drawn widespread ... Read more...

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Indian NGO Chintan chosen for first US Innovation Award


March 8th, 2012 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 8 (IANS) Chintan, an Indian NGO, has been chosen for America's first Innovation Award for the Empowerment of Women and Girls, for training and organizing wastepickers and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New mini paper hits town


January 18th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) A new mini-edition of leading English daily Hindustan Times has given the capital its first easy-read paper that is half the size of a tabloid.Targeted ... Read more...

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PM’s tribute to Malaviya on 150th birth anniversary celebrations


December 27th, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) Educationist, freedom fighter and visionary Madan Mohan Malaviya, the founder of the Banaras Hindu University, wanted to blend the best of Indian learning with ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Indian police arrest two alleged Pakistani spies


December 14th, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW DELHI (BNO NEWS) -- Indian police arrested two Pakistani nationals earlier this month on suspicion of spying for the Pakistani intelligence services, local media reported on Wednesday.The two Pakistanis, one man ... Read more...

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Advani keeps PM candidature option open (Lead)


December 3rd, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Keeping open the possibility of his emerging as Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) prime ministerial candidate in the next general elections, party veteran L.K. Advani ... Read more...

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Remove AFSPA but don’t demonise army: Mehbooba


December 3rd, 2011 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Peoples Democratic Party leader Mehbooba Mufti Saturday said the security forces had done a "commendable job" against terrorism in Jammu and Kashmir and they should ... Read more...

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Governments monitoring email, China sucked out CBI’s mails: Assange


December 3rd, 2011 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange Saturday said governments the world over were curbing personal liberty and individual privacy by continuous monitoring of phone calls and emails ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Need effective, not powerful leaders: Chavan


December 3rd, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan Saturday said "effective leaders" were needed more than "powerful leaders" today as people are "well-informed and demand good governance"."I think ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Ex-Spanish PM hopes for decisions on eurozone crisis


December 3rd, 2011 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Former Spanish prime minister Jose Maria Aznar Saturday said that joining an economic block was no substitute for countries to take painful decisions about their ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Australian ex-PM supports move for uranium sale to India


December 3rd, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Former Australian prime minister John Howard Saturday supported the move by his country's governent to lift ban on sale of uranium to India, and ... Read more...

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Farhan wants to work with childhood friend Salman


December 3rd, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) After working with Aamir Khan and Shah Rukh Khan, actor-filmmaker Farhan Akhtar says he is keen to work with his childhood friend Salman Khan.The ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Vidya wants to be known for body of her work


December 3rd, 2011 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) From a shy girl in "Parineeta" to a sex siren in "The Dirty Picture", Vidya Balan has portrayed different roles in her six-year-old career ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Bollywood is not a big bad world, says Vidya Balan


December 3rd, 2011 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS)Contrary of what people perceive of Bollywood, Vidya Balan says she doesn't feel the industry is a "big bad world"."I had heard film industry is ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

PM not able to use authority, says Advani


December 3rd, 2011 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Saturday said Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has not "been able to exercise all authority" by accepting the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

India could be China if there was less democracy: Mahathir


December 3rd, 2011 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Former Malaysian prime minister Mahathir bin Mohamad Friday said India could be China in terms of economic success if it was "less democratic" and remarked ... Read more...

Posted in World |

FDI: Government firm, tries to woo allies (Roundup)


December 2nd, 2011 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Staving off opposition to allowing foreign equity in retail, the government Friday said farmers and consumers will be the casualties if the policy reform ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

No need for extra stimulus to boost growth: Montek


December 2nd, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Even as the Indian economy registered its slowest quarterly growth in over two years, Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia Friday said there is ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘Fund infusion wont help education without correcting deficiencies’


December 2nd, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Even as India readies to infuse huge funds into the education sector in the 12th Five Year Plan (2012-17), the government will need to make ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Pranab lowers 2011-12 growth projection to 7.5 percent


December 2nd, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) After a slump in growth in the first two quarters of the current financial year, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Friday lowered the economic growth ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Can’t let politics block valued foreign equity in retail: Pranab


December 2nd, 2011 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Farmers and consumers will be the casualties if foreign equity in retail trade is prevented for narrow political gain, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

At least 30 feared dead after bridge collapses in northeastern India


October 30th, 2011 - 1:52 am ICT by BNO News
NEW DELHI (BNO NEWS) -- At least 30 people, most of them children, are feared to have been killed after a suspension footbridge collapsed in northeastern India on Saturday, local media reported.The ... Read more...

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