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Anaka, Kush top seeds

August 26th, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 26 (IANS) Asian junior champions Anaka Alankamony and Kush Kumar have been given top billing in the fourth Indian Junior Open Squash Championship starting here Monday.The tournament is ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

‘Plans to convert Goa into Hong Kong an insult’

February 28th, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 28 (IANS) Without taking names, the Catholic church in Goa has lashed out at West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress for promising to convert Goa ... Read more...

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Beijing aims to become global financial hub

January 11th, 2012 - 5:48 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 11 (IANS) The Beijing government has pledged to turn the Chinese capital into a major international financial hub.It will secure more credit supply from the state financial institutes ... Read more...

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Apple iPad 2 hits Indian market

April 29th, 2011 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 29 (IANS) PC maker Apple said its much awaited Apple iPad 2 will finally hit the Indian market Friday."iPad 2 will be available at select Apple authorised retailers ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Countries roll out preventive measures (To go with ‘Will Japan’s radiation leak reach India?’)

March 21st, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) Here's a look at what other nations are doing to protect themselves against the radiation leak from Japan's quake-hit Fukushima nuclear plant:China: It has increased ... Read more...

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Nepal’s singing sensation nun to debut in India (With Image)

March 3rd, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, March 3 (IANS) A Buddhist nun from Nepal who became a singing sensation in her own country and the west as well as an icon for hundreds of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India, smaller Asian economies to lead growth

February 15th, 2011 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Feb 15 (IANS) Smaller Asian economies and India will lead in global growth in the next year, says an international survey of asset management, private equity and hedge fund ... Read more...

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New-look Delhi metro website unveiled

September 14th, 2010 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation's (DMRC) completely re-designed website, boasting of special interactive features and a special section to cater to visitors to the Commonwealth Games, was ... Read more...

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Time is right for luxury watches in India, but no place

September 1st, 2010 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
By Manpreet Kaur New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) Luxury watch brands like Rolex, Bvlgari, Omega, Tissot and Longines are eyeing the booming market in India, but they say expanding business is a tough ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata lag behind in global cities’ list

August 17th, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Aug 17 (IANS) New Delhi, Mumbai and Kolkata barely make the grade of global cities as the culture and market influence moves from nations to cities and from the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

For NRIs, India has now arrived (Comment)

July 18th, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Kul Bhushan "Oh nooooo!" groan many non-resident Indians (NRIs) as they stood in long queues for immigration after arriving at Delhi airport. Battling jet lag after a long-haul flight and then waiting ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

New Delhi to join jet-set club with mega hi-tech airport terminal

June 24th, 2010 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 24 (ANI): New Delhi state-of-the-art new airport terminal will be opened next month, firmly putting the city in the elite category of megacities with world class airports.The new ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Blue diamond fetches 4.2 mn pounds in auction

April 8th, 2010 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 8 (IANS) A flawless pear-shaped blue diamond has been auctioned for over four million pounds in Hong Kong, a media report said Thursday. The diamond, which was originally from De Beers ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘Bounty put on women sailors’ on board HMAS Success

March 24th, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 24 (ANI): It has emerged that along with the predatory behaviour, intimidation, bullying and abuse of female sailors on board the HMAS Success, bounties were also placed on their heads.An ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Well Done Abba’ to release on 370 screens

March 23rd, 2010 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Shyam Benegal's "Well Done Abba" is all set to release Friday on 370 screens across 13 countries. Produced by Reliance BIG Pictures, the Boman Irani and Minissha Lamba-starrer ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Africa next target for Jet Airways with service to Johannesburg

February 16th, 2010 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 16 (IANS) India's largest private carrier Jet Airways is targeting the African market with the launch of a non-stop service between the commercial hubs of Mumbai and Johannesburg daily from ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

A global charity event planned with Rajniti team

December 1st, 2009 - 3:54 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
National Award winning filmmaker, Prakash Jha is currently planning a world premiere of his forthcoming film Rajniti, he is also looking at raising funds for charity. The director will be holding ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Raajneeti- Politics…and beyond

November 28th, 2009 - 7:20 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Raajneeti will release on May 28th, 2010. Raajneeti is directed by Prakash Jha, produced by Prakash Jha Productions, presented by UTV Motion Pictures and Walkwater Media Limited and features Ajay Devgan, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

230 prints for LONDON DREAMS internationally

October 27th, 2009 - 9:15 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Within four weeks of taking up the international theatrical rights of Vipul A. Shah's keenly awaited LONDON DREAMS, Studio 18 has turned it around with a massive marketing blitzkrieg that includes ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Tata Communications completes 6,700 km cable system with Tyco

August 18th, 2009 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 18 (IANS) The installation, testing and commissioning of the 6,700 km TGN-Intra Asia (TGN-IA) cable system was complete, telecom service provider Tata Communications and undersea communications technology leader Tyco Telecommunications ... Read more...

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Tata Communications ties up with Starwood Hotels

June 30th, 2009 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 30 (IANS) Indian telephony and internet services provider Tata Communications Tuesday announced its partnership with Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide to roll out its video-conferencing facility in the hotel giant's ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Jackie Chan’s next film Shinjuku Incident

March 9th, 2009 - 1:12 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
Jackie Chan was recently spotted at the filming of the Hollywood comedy 'The Spy Next Door. Chan's latest movie release will be the gangster thriller 'Shinjuku Incident,' which is scheduled to ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

1,000 canines, 75 breeds - here’s a dog lovers’ delight

November 22nd, 2008 - 10:26 am ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Nov 22 (IANS) For you dog lovers, here's an event not to be missed. In December more than 1,000 canines from all over the world will rub tails, oops shoulders, with ... Read more...

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Ex-Pak PM Shaukat Azizs foreign visits cost exchequer Rs 100 crore

November 11th, 2008 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 11 (ANI): Former Pakistan prime minister Shaukat Aziz made as many as 50 foreign visits between 2004 and 2007, costing the national exchequer more than Rs one billion (Rs ... Read more...

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Jet Airways launches Bangalore-Brussels flight (Lead, changing dateline)

November 1st, 2008 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, Oct 31 (IANS) India’s biggest private airline Jet Airways started operating direct flights between Brussels and Bangalore from Friday.Jet Airways already has daily flights between Brussels and Delhi, Mumbai and Chennai, ... Read more...

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Jet extends Bangalore-Brussels service to US, Canada

October 31st, 2008 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) Jet Airways Friday extended its Bangalore-Brussels service to New York (Newark and JFK airports) and Toronto in Canada with four weekly flights, the airline said Friday.According to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

US knowingly violating regulations by dumping e-waste in India

September 20th, 2008 - 3:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 20 (ANI): A new report has proved that the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency), US Governments environmental watchdog, has knowingly allowed toxic e-waste to be shipped to countries like India, ... Read more...

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Jet Airways announces special package for Indian Students flying abroad.

July 25th, 2008 - 7:15 pm ICT by ANI
By Juhan SamuelKochi , July 25 (ANI): Jet Airways has announced a special promotional package for Indian students flying to the United States , Canada , United Kingdom , Europe or ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Moody’s expects tightening of India’s monetary policy

June 3rd, 2008 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) Terming price rise as a threat to social stability in India, a noted global rating agency feels the country's central bank may take further steps to tighten ... Read more...

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Western bankers head East amid sub-prime crisis: report

April 21st, 2008 - 6:51 pm ICT by admin
London, April 21 (IANS) More and more senior executives from London and New York are relocating to Mumbai and other Asian financial centres, driven by the recent economic downturn caused by the ... Read more...

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BSE launches Sensex Futures in the US

April 4th, 2008 - 10:44 pm ICT by admin
Chicago, April 4 (IANS) The Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) Friday launched trading of Sensitive Index-based Futures on the US Futures Exchange (USFE) here amid what was described as a "lot of excitement" ... Read more...

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Indian firm to build premium towers in Middle East, India

February 27th, 2008 - 8:43 pm ICT by admin
Dubai, Feb 27 (IANS) India's Darvesh group has tied up with designer Ivana Trump, former wife of American billionaire Donald Trump, to develop a series of residential and commercial high rises in ... Read more...

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Gati aims $2.5 bn turnover, allies with European major

February 25th, 2008 - 7:53 pm ICT by admin
(Lead)New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) India's leading courier and cargo delivery firm Gati Ltd said Monday it was targeting revenue growth of Rs.10 billion ($2.5 billion) by June 2009, and announced an ... Read more...

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