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German apex court ruling on EU debt will benefit India, says envoy


September 12th, 2012 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Germany's apex court judgment upholding European Central Bank's decision to buy unlimited sovereign bonds of euro zone countries under financial stress will also benefit India, ... Read more...

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Samsung launches Galaxy Note 800 in India


August 24th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Samsung Electronics Friday launched a new tablet, Galaxy Note 800, in the Indian market expanding its product portfolio. Priced at Rs.39,990, the device extends the ... Read more...

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U-19 World Cup: India bounce back beating Zimbabwe


August 14th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Townsville, Aug 14 (IANS) Indian colts bounced back from Sunday's loss to the West Indies with a 68-run victory over Zimbabwe, despite a courageous century by all-rounder Malcolm Lake, in ... Read more...

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Trinidad and Tobago, India to celebrate I-Day jointly


August 10th, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Port-of-Spain, Aug 10 (IANS) India and Trinidad and Tobago will jointly celebrate each other's Independence Day here, said Indian High Commissioner Malay Mishra who noted a "paradigm shift in bilateral ... Read more...

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Olympics: Mary Kom ensures best medal haul for India (India Intro Roundup)


August 7th, 2012 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) India recorded their highest medal haul at the Olympic Games, with five-time women's world champion boxer M.C. Mary Kom ensuring a fourth metal for the country ... Read more...

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Olympics: Mary Kom ensures best medal haul for India (India Roundup)


August 6th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) India came up with their best medal haul at the Olympic Games, with five-time women's world champion boxer M.C. Mary Kom ensuring a fourth medal for ... Read more...

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Olympics: Shooter Vijay Kumar wins silver for India (India Roundup)


August 3rd, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) Army shooter Vijay Kumar scooped up a silver after his teammate Joydip Karmakar narrowly missed a medal while ace women's shuttler Saina Nehwal remained in contention ... Read more...

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India re-evaluating Vietnam oil block in South China Sea


August 3rd, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Unfazed by China's objections, India is re-evaluating a Vietnamese offer for oil exploration in the South China Sea and will go ahead if ONGC Videsh ... Read more...

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Olympics boxing: Jai Bhagwan marches into round of 16 (Lead)


July 29th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) Inspired by chants of "India, India" resonating in the ExCeL London Exhibition Centre, boxer Jai Bhagwan outclassed his Seychelles' opponent Andrique Allisop 18-8 in the lightweight ... Read more...

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Olympics: Kashyap, Soumyajit bring hope on a gloomy day for India (India round-up)


July 29th, 2012 - 2:14 am ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) Olympic first-timers Parupalli Kashyap and Soumyajit Ghosh brought cheers to the Indian camp on an otherwise dismal day as the country's other sportspersons stumbled at the ... Read more...

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India-Pakistan break the ice on cricketing ties (Roundup)


July 16th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The Indian cricket board Monday invited Pakistan to play three One-dayers and two Twenty20 Internationals in December-January, a move that would see the arch-rivals ... Read more...

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(VM) India-Pakistan to revive cricketing ties after 5 years (Third Lead)


July 16th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) India will host Pakistan for three One-dayers and Twenty20 Internationals in December-January, reviving cricketing ties amongst the arch-rivals after a gap of five ... Read more...

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India-Pakistan to resume cricketing ties after 5 years (Second Lead)


July 16th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Sub-continental cricketing ties, suspended in the wake of the 26/11 Mumbai attack, will resume after five years when Pakistan tours India in December-January for playing ... Read more...

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Pakistan to play 3 ODIs, 2 T20s in India in Dec-Jan (Lead)


July 16th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Pakistan will tour India in December-January to resume sub-continetal cricketing ties after five years, playing three One-dayers and two Twenty20 internationals.The Board of Control for ... Read more...

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India pitches for ASEAN pact in services, investments


July 11th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Seeking to accelerate economic ties with the region, India Wednesday made a strong pitch for an early conclusion of a free trade agreement in services ... Read more...

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‘China has no strategy to strangle India’ (Lead)


July 2nd, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 2 (IANS) Even as India is keenly pushing ahead with its economic ties with energy-rich Myanmar, where China already has a marked presence, a Chinese expert reflecting the ... Read more...

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‘China has no strategy to strangle India’


July 2nd, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 2 (IANS) Even as Indian is keenly pushing ahead with its economic ties with energy-rich Myanmar, where China already has a marked presence, Beijing has said it ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Emirates Holidays eyes double-digit growth in India


June 7th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) Emirates Holidays, the holiday packages arm of Emirates Airlines, Thursday reported a bullish outlook on its business in India, saying it expected double digit growth ... Read more...

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Youths must be sensitised about environment: President


May 30th, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) President Partibha Patil Wednesday said that the youths of India must be sensitised towards environmental issues and should imbibe sustainability and inclusiveness as a part ... Read more...

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Corruption a major threat: ex-army officer


May 5th, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh, May 5 (IANS) Corruption and criminalization of politics are the greatest threats to internal security, former deputy chief of army staff Lt Gen N.S. Malik has said.On Friday, he ... Read more...

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Subway targets to have 1,000 outlets in India by 2015


May 1st, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) Restaurant chain Subway Tuesday said it is targeting to raise the number of its outlets in India from the existing 263 to 1,000 by 2015 ... Read more...

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Al Jazeera English now available on Tata Sky too


April 26th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Aiming to provide "high quality international news" to a wider Indian audience, Gulf-based Al Jazeera Network Thursday announced that its English network will also be ... Read more...

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S&P; lowers outlook on SBI, ICICI and HDFC Bank


April 25th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 25 (IANS) Global ratings agency Standard & Poor's Wednesday cut its outlook to negative from stable on 11 financial institutions, including the top three banks State Bank ... Read more...

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Sony expects to earn 10 percent of global business from India


April 25th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 25 (IANS) Japanese electronic goods maker Sony is expecting to garner 10 percent of its total global business from India after five years."At the moment, five percent of ... Read more...

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With reforms under stress, India stares at ratings cut (Roundup)


April 25th, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, April 25 (IANS) In a firm warning that all is not well with the Indian economy, the country's outlook was lowered Wednesday to negative from stable by ... Read more...

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‘India’s full membership in export control regimes, next logical step’


April 18th, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) India Wednesday pitched for simultaneous full membership of the four global export control regimes as "the logical conclusion" of its partnership with these regimes and ... Read more...

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Pakistani designers take back bagfuls of business - and memories


April 16th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) They travelled from Pakistan to India with limited stock, and an aim to explore the fashion market. But designers from across the border, who participated ... Read more...

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MFN status to India will benefit Pakistan, say its traders


April 12th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) The most favoured nation (MFN) to India will ultimately benefit Pakistan and provide its traders a huge opportunity in the Indian market, exhibitors at the ... Read more...

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Enjoyed lunch with Rahul and PM: tweets Bilawal Bhutto (Lead)


April 8th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) Bilawal Bhutto, the 24-year-old son of Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari who came to India Sunday on his maiden visit, said he enjoyed lunch ... Read more...

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India peace be with you: tweets Bilawal Bhutto


April 8th, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) Bilawal Bhutto, the 24-year-old son of Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari who arrived in India Sunday on his maiden visit, is an avid tweeter ... Read more...

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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...

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Ujjwal Mukhopadhyay named Avon India managing director


March 29th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Leading direct selling company Avon Beauty Products India Thursday announced the appointment of Ujjwal Sankar Mukhopadhyay as its new managing director."He will be responsible for ... Read more...

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India-US consular dialogue to cover visa policies, children’s issues


March 20th, 2012 - 10:59 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 20 (IANS) India and the United States will hold their second Consular Dialogue in New Delhi Wednesday covering issues ranging from the protection of citizens abroad to the ... Read more...

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Pakistan to introduce negative list trade regime with India


February 29th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad/New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS) Pakistan Wednesday said it will move from "positive list" to a short "negative list" trade regime with India, an important step towards granting the ... Read more...

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India inks $1 mn pact to train African craftswomen


February 29th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS) The National Institute of Design and the external affairs ministry have inked a $1 million MoU to train and empower craftswomen in five African countries, ... Read more...

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