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India, Sri Lanka to double trade to $10 bn by 2015


August 3rd, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Aug 3 (IANS) India and Sri Lanka have set a target to double bilateral trade to $10 billion by 2015, India's Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma said Friday."We ... Read more...

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Srinagar gets radio taxi service


August 1st, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 1 (IANS) The first fleet of radio taxis Wednesday began operating in the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir.The fleet of 50 semi-luxurious taxis come fitted with GPS ... 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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Mumbai’s Kokilaben hospital unveils robotic arm for surgeries (Lead) (With Image)


June 10th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 10 (IANS) The Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital and Medical Research Institute here set another benchmark in advanced medicare by introducing da Vinci robotic surgery Sunday.Inaugurated by an eminent ... Read more...

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M&M; research centre inaugurated


April 12th, 2012 - 1:02 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 11 (IANS) Automotive major Mahindra & Mahindra's Rs.650 crore research and development (R&D;) centre - Mahindra Research Valley - was formally inaugurated by former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam ... Read more...

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City Museum depicting Hyderabad’s history inaugurated


March 12th, 2012 - 12:58 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad , March 11 (IANS) The historic city of Hyderabad Sunday added another landmark with the formal inauguration of City Museum, said to be the first of its kind in ... Read more...

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Hasina seeks support for war crimes trial


February 19th, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 19 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Sunday sought support from the Bengali community across the world for trying war criminals, The Daily Star reported.She said the ... Read more...

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Women from around the world to assess role of technology


February 2nd, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 2 (IANS) Women leaders from India and over 50 other countries are gathering here Friday to discuss role of technology in empowering women, particularly in developing nations.The three-day ... Read more...

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Protests in Chhattisgarh town over renaming district


January 19th, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Jan 19 (IANS) Hundreds of people in Chhattisgarh's Baloda Bazar town Thursday took to streets against the state government for renaming a district even as the ruling Bharatiya ... Read more...

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Indian power industry poised for major growth: Shinde


January 19th, 2012 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 18 (IANS) Stating that the Indian power industry is at the cusp of major growth with 80,000 MW of power units under construction, union Power Minister Sushilkumar Shinde ... Read more...

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Ascendas, Japanese firms to build industrial township near Chennai


January 10th, 2012 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 10 (IANS) Singapore's Ascendas, a leading provider of business space solutions, has joined hands with a Japanese consortium comprising JGC Group and Mizuho Corporate Bank to set ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu plans memorial for Mullaperiyar Dam builder


January 9th, 2012 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 8 (IANS) Even as a row rages between Tamil Nadu and Kerala over the safety of the Mullaperiyar Dam, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Sunday announced the ... Read more...

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Space crunch keeps diaspora delegates out at PBD inaugural


January 8th, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 8 (IANS) A space crunch at the venue forced many delegates from abroad to miss Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's inaugural address at the Pravasi Bhartiya Diwas here ... Read more...

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4th Bengaluru film fest will pay tribute to Dev Anand


December 7th, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 7 (IANS) The fourth edition of the Bengaluru International Film Festival (BIFF), starting Dec 15, will pay tribute to actor, producer and director Dev Anand, who passed ... Read more...

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Omar’s meeting with governor routine: Government


October 8th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 8 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government Saturday sought to dispel speculation that Governor N.N. Vohra had summoned Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, describing the meeting as "routine"."Mr. Omar ... Read more...

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Germany to help India overcome urbanisation challenges


September 23rd, 2011 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Germany has offered its high technology to India to overcome the challenges of rapid urbanisation and said for this it will organise a series of ... Read more...

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Contrasting styles mark Modi, Vaghela fasts


September 18th, 2011 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Sep 18 (IANS) Contrasting styles mark the venues where Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi and former chief minister Shankersinh Vaghela of the Congress are fasting.There was night-long police ... Read more...

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PM must come under Lokpal: Tripura chief minister


August 23rd, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 23 (IANS) Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar Tuesday asserted that the prime minister must be included within the ambit of the proposed Lokpal bill."Prime minister must be included ... Read more...

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US rating downgrade positive, negative for India: Official


August 7th, 2011 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 6 (IANS) The downgrading of the US long term credit rating by global rating agency Standard and Poors (S&P;) from AAA to AA+ has positive and negative features ... Read more...

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Assam’s Bordoloi airport to become regional hub: Vayalar Ravi


June 25th, 2011 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, June 25 (IANS) Civil Aviation Minister Vayalar Ravi Saturday said Assam's Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport will be made a regional hub to increase air connectivity to the northeastern ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh to confer awards to Panchayati Raj institutions today


April 24th, 2011 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 24 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, will confer awards to Panchayati Raj institutions for their excellent performance last year on National Panchayati Raj Day at the ... Read more...

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India, Bhutan, China join hands to save ‘black-necked cranes’


April 23rd, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 22(ANI): Union Environment and Forests Minister Jairam Ramesh has said that the conservation of 'black-necked cranes' will not only save the endangered species, but also boost regional cooperation and ... Read more...

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Afridi’s comments will not affect Indo-Pak dialogue process: Omar Abdullah


April 6th, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by ANI
Jammu Apr 6 (ANI): Asserting that India is far more mature as a country, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Wednesday said Pakistan cricket captain Shahid Afridi's reported comments ... Read more...

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Hindi institute’s golden jubilee celebrations in Delhi


March 16th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, March 16 (IANS) Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal will inaugurate the year-long golden jubilee celebrations of Agra's Central Hindi Institute in the national capital on March 28.The Central ... Read more...

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K.V. Thomas calls for effective consumer dispute redressal machinery


March 14th, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 14 (ANI): Union Minister of State for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Prof. K.V. Thomas has called for the effective functioning of consumer dispute redressal machinery in the ... Read more...

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Global experts at AMU’s conference on chemistry


March 4th, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh, March 4 (IANS) Hundreds of delegates from India and abroad will gather here for a two-day 'international conference on chemistry' being organised by the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) Saturday.The ... Read more...

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Inside Jammu jail, comes up music band


February 23rd, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 23 (IANS) From a prison known for housing hardcore militants came sounds of music and drums. For, the inmates of Kot Bhalwal jail on this city's outskirts have set up ... Read more...

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India poised for record capacity addition of 15000 MW in 2011: Shinde


February 13th, 2011 - 9:58 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 13(ANI): Union Power Minister Sushilkumar Shinde has said that the power sector in the country is poised for record capacity addition of 15000MW during the present financial year.Inaugurating ... Read more...

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Aviation sector sees unprecedented growth: PM


February 12th, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 12 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday said India's civil aviation sector has witnessed unprecedented growth in the recent past and will soon have the potential to absorb investment ... Read more...

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Thousands cheer for Kannada at Bangalore meet


February 4th, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 4 (IANS) Thousands of lovers of Kannada language, literature, songs, art and culture gathered here Friday for a three-day literary meet, held in the state capital after 41 years.Drummers, dancers, ... Read more...

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Law students to assist Gujarat courts


January 9th, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Jan 9 (IANS) The Gujarat National Law University has decided to send its fifth year students to the Gujarat High Court to assist the judiciary, Vice Chancellor Bimal Patel said Sunday.The ... Read more...

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Tripura gets eye-in-the-sky to track terrorists


January 3rd, 2011 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 3 (IANS) Tripura Monday launched a satellite-based imagery system to track terrorists and curb crime in the northeastern state.Tripura is the second state in India after Jharkhand to introduce the ... Read more...

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Sibal calls for quality education, excellence in science research in Universities


January 3rd, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Jan 3 (ANI): Union Communications and Information Technology Minister Kapil Sibal on Monday called for quality education and excellence in science research in Indian Universities, saying three generic principles have been ... Read more...

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Haryana has prepared litigation policy on Centre pattern: CM Hooda


December 11th, 2010 - 10:12 pm ICT by ANI
Ellenabad (Haryana), Dec.11 (ANI): Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Saturday said the state has prepared a litigation policy on the pattern of the Centre and a proposal to set up ... Read more...

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Nitin Gadkari’s son’s four-day mega wedding bash begins


December 1st, 2010 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
By Quaid Najmi Nagpur, Dec 1 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party chief Nitin Gadkari's son Nikhil weds Rutuja, a Sanskrit Master's student, at a four-day-long lavish wedding ceremony and the inaugural function begins ... Read more...

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