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India readies for Asia U-18 basketball championship


August 16th, 2012 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) The Basketball Federation of India (BFI) announced its contingent for the 22nd FIBA Asia Under-18 Championship for men to be held in Mongolia August 17-26.The ... Read more...

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1956 Olympics: India’s dominance continues


July 11th, 2012 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
The discerning reckon the hockey team to the 1956 Melbourne Olympics, led by centre-forward Balbir Singh, was one of the best ever to leave Indian shores. The squad was brimming with ... Read more...

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Getting a good job dependent on luck: Survey


June 15th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) You've finally been selected for an interview for your dream job. You know you have the right skills, aptitude, required educational and professional background, but ... Read more...

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Governments need to regain citizens’ trust: OECD chief


May 22nd, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, May 22 (IANS) The biggest challenge for governments today is to regain the trust of their citizens in the wake of the global financial crisis, Organisation of Economic Cooperation ... Read more...

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Scribes protest frequent attacks in Maharashtra


February 3rd, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 3 (IANS) Around 200 journalists Friday held a demonstration at Azad Maidan of the city to protest the frequent attacks on scribes and media houses in Maharashtra, ... Read more...

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Press Club condemns Times of India attack


January 28th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 28 (IANS) Condemning the attack on The Times of India building here Saturday, the Press Club, Mumbai, said that the assault was against the entire media fraternity."The attack ... Read more...

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Poland remembers noted Hindi poet Agyeya


November 14th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, Nov 14 (IANS) Polish educationists have paid rich tributes to noted Hindi poet Sachchidananda Hirananda Vatsyayana, better known as "Agyeya", saying he was a "pioneer in modern Hindi literature ... Read more...

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Meira Kumar highlights women’s role in Indian polity


October 18th, 2011 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Addressing the 125th Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) assembly being held in Berne, Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar Tuesday talked about the role of women in ... Read more...

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Government hospitals vie for better hygiene practices


May 12th, 2011 - 1:03 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) Stressing on the need to standardise hygiene practices in government hospitals, the ministry of health and family welfare has roped in three central government hospitals ... Read more...

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57 Indian firms in Forbes Global 2000 list


April 23rd, 2011 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 23 (IANS) As many as 57 Indian companies including Reliance Industries, State Bank of India and Oil & Natural Gas Corp. figure in The Forbes Global 2000 ... Read more...

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Indian firms in Forbes Global 2000 list (To go with 57 Indian firms in Forbes Global 2000 list)


April 23rd, 2011 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 23 (IANS) Here is the list of Indian companies and their sales with their world ranking in brackets:1.. (121) Reliance Industries ... Read more...

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Rajini clinches National Racing Championship


December 5th, 2010 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 5 (IANS) Krishnan Rajini of Red Rooster Racing emerged the champion rider in the Sidvin National Racing championship for two-wheelers as he scored another double in the concluding round here ... Read more...

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Instamedia secures 4 mln dollar investment from Times of India Group


September 9th, 2010 - 12:10 pm ICT by ANI
Shimla (Himachal Pradesh), Sept.9 (ANI-Business Wire India): Instamedia Network, the web's leading content network and creator of Software as a Service (SaaS) based content platform, Instapress, has secured a four million dollar ... Read more...

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Apollo reaches highest organ transplant in India


August 26th, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Healthcare provider Apollo Hospital is the only hospital in India to have performed 534 organ transplants in less than eight months across the country, its chairman Prathap ... Read more...

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Tell US to end romance with Pakistan: BJP


May 27th, 2010 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, May 27 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) would like the Indian government to tell the United States during their upcoming strategic dialogue to end its romance with ... Read more...

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India-Pakistan corporate giants want to strengthen bilateral trade


May 19th, 2010 - 9:21 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 19 (ANI): Corporate leaders of both India and Pakistan have urged their respective governments to undertake all steps necessary to realise the latent potential of bilateral trade and ... Read more...

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Scoreboard: West Indies vs. India, Group F, Super Eight, World Twenty20


May 10th, 2010 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), May 9 (IANS) Scoreboard of the World Twenty20 Group F Super Eight match between the West Indies and India at the Kensington Oval here Sunday: West Indies:Chris Gayle run out ... Read more...

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56 Indian firms in ‘The Forbes Global 2000′


April 22nd, 2010 - 10:18 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, April 22 (IANS) China with 113 members and India with 56 members gained the most ground in breaking into the exclusive club of "The Forbes Global 2000" - ... Read more...

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Sushmita Sen to choose Miss Universe India through contest


April 8th, 2010 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 7 (IANS) Former beauty queen-turned actress Sushmita Sen has taken up the task of selecting the Miss Universe 2010 representative from India through the "I AM She" contest and she ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Virsa a joint venture between India and Pakistan


March 30th, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Virsa, the much awaited Indo Pak Punjabi film, is the first truly international Punjabi film with cast and crew from India, Pakistan and Australia. The movie brings together the best of ... Read more...

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Pakistani women entrepreneurs advocate more bilateral trade with India


March 12th, 2010 - 10:57 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 12(ANI): Visiting women entrepreneurs from Pakistan on Friday called for strengthening of trade and commerce with India.This was expressed by the delegation after they met the members of ... Read more...

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Many firms queue up for London Stock Exchange listing


March 11th, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 11 (IANS) Fuelled by their global ambitions, several Indian companies from an array of sectors are seeking to get listed on the London Stock Exchange to reap benefits from the ... Read more...

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Microsoft India unveils new platform for shared IT services


March 8th, 2010 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) Global software giant Microsoft Monday unveiled a portfolio of services in India that will help companies share software and storage facilities, called cloud computing, that can bring ... Read more...

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55th Filmfare Awards slated for Feb 27, host undecided yet


January 20th, 2010 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) The 55th Filmfare Awards ceremony will be held at the Yash Raj Studios in Mumbai Feb 27, but the organisers have yet to decide who will ... Read more...

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Australians claim India not safe for them


January 17th, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan. 17 (ANI): In what is expected to intensify the tension between India and Australia, the family of an Australian man, who was found dead in India last year, has said ... Read more...

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Majority of Indians, Pakistanis want peace between both countries


January 2nd, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan.2 (ANI): Despite the continuous hostility between the two countries, a majority of the billion and a half people of India and Pakistan want to live as peaceful and friendly neighbours, ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Indian auto industry in top gear despite global gloom (Flashback 2009)


December 25th, 2009 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
By V. Jagannathan Chennai, Dec 25 (IANS) Even as global auto majors went into reverse gear in 2009, the Indian industry largely bucked the trend, launching new models for the domestic market and ... Read more...

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Punjab to get two multi-super speciality hospitals


November 29th, 2009 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali (Punjab), Nov 29 (IANS) Under the public-private partnership (PPP), Punjab will get its first multi-super speciality hospitals inside the premises of civil hospitals here and Bathinda by 2011. The ground breaking ceremony ... Read more...

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George Fernandes hails 5th Parliamentarians’ Convention on Tibet


November 27th, 2009 - 11:25 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.27 (ANI): Former Defense Minister George Fernandes and Rajya Sabha member has appreciated the 5th Parliamentarians' Convention on Tibet which was held in Rome between November 18 to 19 this ... Read more...

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Gauri Advani of Eversheds joins UKIBC board


July 29th, 2009 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) Gauri Advani, head of India Group at the law firm Eversheds, has joined the board of the UK India Business Council (UKIBC). The council announced Wednesday that Advani is ... Read more...

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Indian diamond company comes to Botswana’s rescue


July 18th, 2009 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Hassen Johannesburg, July 18 (IANS) Diamond Trading Co (DTC) Botswana, the sales arm of global diamond major De Beers, has appointed an Indian diamond producer as its sightholder to ensure the ... Read more...

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British Conservative Party leader meets Indian CEOs


June 16th, 2009 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 16 (IANS) The man tipped to be the next prime minister of Britain met with key Europe-based CEOs of Indian companies Monday, and promised to make Britain more business-friendly if ... Read more...

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Scoreboard: England vs India, Group E Super Eights, World Twenty20


June 15th, 2009 - 3:32 am ICT by IANS
London, June 15 (IANS) Scoreboard of the World Twenty20 Group E Super Eights match between England and India at Lord's here Sunday. England:Ravi Bopara b Jadeja 37 (37)Luke Wright c Pathan ... Read more...

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India should focus on infrastructure: Eversheds


May 29th, 2009 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 29 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's team must focus on infrastructure as it opens up to greater foreign investment, the international law firm Eversheds said Friday after latest figures ... Read more...

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Reliance, State Bank among 47 Indian firms in Forbes Global 2000 List


April 9th, 2009 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, April 9 (IANS) With $34 billion in sales from its oil and gas operations, Reliance Industries tops 47 Indian companies that figure in the Forbes list of the world's ... Read more...

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