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ICC U-19 World Cup: India-Pakistan clash for place in semis


August 19th, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Townsville (Australia), Aug 19 (IANS) A thrilling contest is on the cards Monday when India and Pakistan clash here at the Tony Ireland Stadium for a place in the semifinal ... Read more...

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US, India join hands to promote innovation


July 10th, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The Indian and US governments, in association with industry lobby Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI), Tuesday launched a joint initiative to ... Read more...

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Afghanistan minister shores up investor confidence


June 28th, 2012 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) In an attempt to dispel fears over security, Afghanistan Thursday said investors would not only be rewarded with significant returns but also play an important ... Read more...

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PM inaugurates cultural fest


April 13th, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Panchkula (Haryana), April 13 (IANS) With hundreds of artistes from all parts of the country assembled here, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday evening inaugurated the silver jubilee celebrations of ... Read more...

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Stuntman plunges to death, actress injured at mall opening (Third Lead)


April 8th, 2012 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, April 7 (IANS) A stuntman rappelling down a 60-foot building plunged to his death as people watched in horror while at the same time another stunt went wrong ... Read more...

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Stuntman plunges to death, actress injured at mall opening (Second Lead)


April 7th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, April 7 (IANS) A stuntman rappelling down a 60-foot building plunged to his death as people watched in horror while at the same time another stunt went wrong ... Read more...

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‘Digital transmission in four metros from July’


March 14th, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 14 (IANS) the government is working towards the digitalisation of media and entertainment industry and digital transmission is most likely to start in July, Information and Broadcasting ... Read more...

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India Aviation not to have aerobatics display


March 10th, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 10 (IANS) India Aviation 2012, the international exhibition and conference on civil aviation, will have no aerobatics show this time in view of an Indian Navy plane crash ... Read more...

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Chef’s table week, unique concept taking root in India (With Images)


February 19th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) Restaurant weeks are getting increasingly common around the world. New York, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, Sydney and Hong Kong are established players in this area ... Read more...

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Fourth conference on open software on in Kerala capital


December 27th, 2011 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 27 (IANS) The fourth international Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) Conference, Kerala, got under way here Tuesday.The three-day conference was inaugurated by the release of doves as ... Read more...

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Kolkata literary fest to honour Tagore


December 19th, 2011 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 19 (IANS) The Apeejay Kolkata Literary Festival 2012 will celebrate the 150th and centenary birth anniversaries of Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore and Urdu poet Faiz Ahmed Faiz, respectively, ... Read more...

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Ministers laud mammoth ‘Gayatri Mantra’ meet


November 6th, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Haridwar (Uttarakhand), Nov 6 (IANS) Governments should learn crowd management from the organisers of the five-day event on 'Gayatri Mantra' that began here Friday, a state and a central ... Read more...

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Maldives to host second South Asian Beach Games


October 13th, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Oct 13 (IANS) Maldives will host the second South Asian Beach Games in 2013, the South Asian Olympic Council (SAOC) confirmed.The decision was taken at the SAOC meeting at ... Read more...

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India win gold in South Asian Beach Games


October 10th, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Oct 10 (IANS) India won all six games in addition to grabbing a gold and a silver on the second day of the first South Asian Beach Games in ... Read more...

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Bhullar, Sujjan move up at Indonesian Masters


April 23rd, 2011 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, April 23 (IANS) Gaganjeet Bhullar moved closer to a top 10 finish with a fine four-under 68 built on four birdies in the back nine at the Indonesian Masters ... Read more...

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Three Indians chasing Mamat for Panasonic Open title


April 8th, 2011 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) Singapore's Mardan Mamat posted a three-under-par 69 Friday to take the third round lead with a 15-under-par 201 total at the inaugural $300,000 Panasonic ... Read more...

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Ex-Victorian keeper Berry, a good choice for Oz coach: Roebuck


February 12th, 2011 - 11:49 am ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb.12 (ANI): With Cricket Australia conducting a review on many fronts in the wake of the Ashes series defeat to England during the recent summer, noted columnist Peter Roebuck said the ... Read more...

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Dazzling fly-past, daring aerobatics mark Aero India launch (Lead)


February 9th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 9 (IANS) A spectacular flying display and breathtaking aerobatics in formations by Indian Air Force (IAF) pilots marked the launch of Asia's biggest air show Aero India-2011 here on ... Read more...

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Image of independent judiciary necessary for Pakistan, says Pakistan’s Chief Justice


February 6th, 2011 - 8:20 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad, Feb 6(ANI): Pakistan's Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry on Sunday said that the image of independent judiciary is necessary for Pakistan to guarantee a democratic system.At the inaugural event of ... Read more...

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Mumbai to host Australian film fest annually


January 31st, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 31 (IANS) A five-day Australian Film Festival of India (AFFI) will be held in Mumbai in March and is set to become an annual affair soon.The film festival will be ... Read more...

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NRIs on electoral rolls soon, single card for diaspora: PM (Roundup)


January 8th, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) India will merge the two visa facilitation cards that are issued to people of Indian origin and soon register non-resident Indians in the electoral rolls to ... Read more...

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NRIs on electoral rolls soon, single card for diaspora: PM (Lead)


January 8th, 2011 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) India will merge the two visa facilitation cards that are issued to people of Indian origin and soon register non-resident Indians in the electoral rolls to ... Read more...

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PM seeks report on wiretaps, Advani takes a dig (Roundup)


December 14th, 2010 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday said wiretaps were needed to protect homeland security but must be allowed with utmost care, while BJP leader L.K. Advani charged ... Read more...

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Bangalore Nano event kicks off in India’s tech hub


December 8th, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 8 (IANS) The Bangalore Nano 2010 got underway Wednesday in this tech hub to showcase the latest trends in nanotechnology, touted to be the third technological revolution in the world.Organised ... Read more...

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Bosses of Scot firms won’t attend office party so staff can relax


November 27th, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 27 (ANI): Bosses of a few Scottish firms have agreed not to attend the annual office party so as to create a more "relaxed" atmosphere for their staff.Glasgow Chamber of ... Read more...

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Expectations are high from Indian athletes at Asian Games


November 11th, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou (China), Nov 11 (IANS) After a stupendous performance at the Commonwealth Games last month, expectations will be high from Indian athletes at the Asian Games starting here Friday.Indian athletes are ... Read more...

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India may find going tough at Asian Games


October 31st, 2010 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) After a historic second place at the New Delhi Commonwealth Games, Indian athletes may find it tough to replicate the success at the next big multi-discipline ... Read more...

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Atwal drops to tied 25th in Asia Pacific golf


October 29th, 2010 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Oct 29 (IANS) Arjun Atwal shot an even par 71 to drop from 16th to 25th at the end of the second round of the $6 million CIMB Asia Pacific ... Read more...

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World cinema unfolds as MAMI fest kicks off


October 22nd, 2010 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Showcasing cinema from 59 countries, MAMI's 12th Mumbai Film Festival began here amid much fanfare, with some well known names in the film fraternity turning up for ... Read more...

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Youth Olympics should limit cost to hosts, says IOC


August 20th, 2010 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, Aug 20 (DPA) The vice president of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Friday warned against making excessive financial demands on hosts of the Youth Olympic Games, after costs for the inaugural ... Read more...

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American Ballet Theatre to return to Cuba in November after 50-yr hiatus


August 19th, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug 19(ANI): The New York-based American Ballet Theatre company will perform at the Havana International Ballet Festival in Cuba for the first time in 50 years in November.The company has ... Read more...

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Delhi Commonwealth Games will be the best ever: Sheila Dikshit


June 18th, 2010 - 10:49 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 18 (ANI): Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit said on Friday that the upcoming Commonwealth Games in New Delhi would be one of the best games ever organised.Addressing an inaugural ... Read more...

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Unesco begins Tagore birth anniversary celebrations


May 17th, 2010 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) India and UNESCO have launched yearlong commemorative activities to mark the beginning of the 150th birth anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore at Maison de L'Inde City University in ... Read more...

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‘Raavan’ not to be screened at 11th IIFA awards: Mani Ratnam


May 10th, 2010 - 10:25 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, May 10 (ANI): Noted Bollywood filmmaker Mani Ratnam on Monday said that his forthcoming film 'Raavan', starring Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai, will not be screened at the 11th India ... Read more...

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Form favours White Ferns in T20 build-up


April 28th, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington (New Zealand), Apr.28 (ANI): While the Black Caps enter the world Twenty20 cricket tournament in the Caribbean hoping to make the first four, their female equivalents, the White Ferns, have the ... Read more...

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