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India seniors laud U-19 World Champions


August 26th, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 26 (IANS) Members of the senior India team complemented their Under-19 counterparts for winning the World Cup in Australia after their own victory in the first Test ... Read more...

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Tug-of-war, atya-patya recognised, not cricket and hockey


August 21st, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) The union sports ministry has not accorded its annual recognition to 14 national sports federations (NSF), including the Indian cricket board and Hockey India.Among the ... Read more...

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Krishna to visit Cuba to further ties


June 12th, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Looking to further bilateral relations with Cuba, India's External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna will be paying an official visit to Havana June 15-17.During his ... Read more...

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Congress urges Air India pilots to end strike


May 10th, 2012 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) The Congress Thursday urged Air India pilots to withdraw their agitation immediately, saying they were stretching the patience of even those MPs who always favoured ... Read more...

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Algeria wants to learn English from India


January 29th, 2012 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) With only five percent of its people able to speak "good English", Algeria has invited Indians to teach the language in its universities, according to ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan Tamils want self-determination: Diaspora group


January 16th, 2012 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Colombo, Jan 15 (IANS) A Sri Lankan Tamil diaspora group said Sunday that it will support discussions for a political settlement on the island if the solution alters the structure ... Read more...

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Crime up slightly, women’s safety, terror top agenda: Delhi Police (Roundup)


January 6th, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) Delhi saw a four percent increase in crime in 2011 with women and senior citizens being the most vulnerable, Police Commissioner B.K. Gupta said Friday, ... Read more...

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Combating terrorism tops Delhi Police agenda (Lead)


January 6th, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) The war against terror will top the Delhi Police agenda this year since the capital is vulnerable to such strikes, Police Commissioner B.K. Gupta said ... Read more...

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India offers value proposition to US business: Envoy


November 15th, 2011 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 15 (IANS) Highlighting the synergies of Indian and US businesses, Indian ambassador Nirupama Rao has said their partnerships have contributed immensely to the growth the knowledge economy sectors ... Read more...

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14 Bangladeshis arrested in Tripura


September 3rd, 2011 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Sep 3 (IANS) A total of 14 Bangladeshi nationals, including three women and two children, were Saturday arrested for illegally entering India, police said."Acting on a tip-off, the Mobile ... Read more...

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Sensex snaps out of three-week rally on profit booking (Weekly market review)


July 16th, 2011 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) Benchmark indices of Indian equities markets snapped a three-week rally to end over a percent lower this week as traders booked profits across the market ... Read more...

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‘Delhi Belly’ - Wicked voice of new India (IANS Hindi Film Review)


July 1st, 2011 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Film: "Delhi Belly"; Director: Abhinay Deo; Actors: Imran Khan, Vir Das, Kunaal Roy Kapur, Vijay Raaz; Rating: ****It is a cliche as old as this nation - of the many ... Read more...

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GM cotton seeds a threat to Indian farmers: Researchers


June 27th, 2011 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Dharwad (Karnataka), June 27 (IANS) Leading agricultural research institutions Monday warned that extensive use of genetically modified (GM) cotton seeds was destroying farming bio-diversity and jeopardising the livelihood of over ... Read more...

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‘India not gaining from trade pact with South Korea’


June 24th, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 24 (IANS) While South Korea is taking advantage of a bilateral trade pact with India, Indian exporters are not advantaging from it, speakers at a seminar said here ... Read more...

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Bangladesh groups protest move to hand over land to India


June 9th, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, June 9 (IANS) Two Bangladeshi human rights organisations have protested the government's reported move to hand over more than 150 acres of the country's territory to India, a ... Read more...

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Court livid as Air India pilots’ stir grounds 185 more flights


May 3rd, 2011 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) Flag carrier Air India Tuesday cancelled 185 flights due to the stir by nearly half its 1,600 pilots, whose nine union leaders were served ... Read more...

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Nine striking pilots served contempt of court notice


May 3rd, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday served notice to nine pilots of Air India for criminal contempt by not obeying an earlier restraining order which had ... Read more...

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Pakistan intends to give MFN status to India: Daily


April 30th, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 30 (IANS) Pakistan's intention to extend the Most Favoured Nation (MFN) status to India is "a milestone", a leading Pakistani daily said Saturday.An editorial in the Dawn said ... Read more...

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Sailors to protest Somali piracy on Wednesday


April 25th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 25 (IANS) Thousands of sailors will take out protest marches in eight cities across the country Wednesday to condemn the hijackings and hostage taking by Somali pirates, a ... Read more...

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India, UN to help growth in Rwanda


April 11th, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) India and the UN have expressed solidarity to help growth in Rwanda as the country marked the 17th anniversary of a genocide that killed ... Read more...

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Nepal ignores India’s cancer concerns over betel nut


April 2nd, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 2 (IANS) While pressing for trade concessions from its largest business partner India, Nepal, however, has been stolidly ignoring New Delhi's growing health concerns with government and customs ... Read more...

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India budget will spur investment: US chamber


March 1st, 2011 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, March 1 (IANS) A leading US trade association has praised India's budget, saying it sets forth clear parameters that will spur and sustain greater investment in the country's ... Read more...

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Spices for Indian kitchens from distant Comoros


February 23rd, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
By Shubha Singh New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Spices such as cloves and pepper used in Indian kitchens will soon have a flavour of Comoros, an Indian Ocean island nation located in ... Read more...

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Patil opens World Philatelic Exhibition in Delhi


February 12th, 2011 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.12 (ANI): The President, Pratibha Devisingh Patil, on Saturday, opened the India Post organized INDIPEX 2011,a World Philatelic Exhibition at Pragati Maidan here.The week-long event will be from February 12 ... Read more...

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‘No glass ceiling for women in India’


February 7th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 7 (IANS) Succesful Indian women believe there is no glass ceiling for women in India though Indian men still struggle to be supportive of their aspirations and women ... Read more...

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Stephen Solarz was a ‘true friend of India’: Indian envoy


December 3rd, 2010 - 11:07 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 3 (IANS) Indian Ambassador Meera Shankar has expressed deep grief at the passing away of former Congressman Stephen J Solarz, a "true friend of India" who "was ahead of the ... Read more...

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Pakistan denies receiving new proposals from India


November 20th, 2010 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Nov 20 (IANS) Pakistan Saturday denied "receiving any new set of proposals from India for the resumption of bilateral dialogue".Foreign office spokesman Abdul Basit said he was "unaware of ... Read more...

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Malaysia to approach India, Pakistan for doctors


November 15th, 2010 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Nov 15 (IANS) Malaysia will soon approach the governments of India, Pakistan and Egypt for medical specialists to work in the country, as previously recruited doctors were found "not very ... Read more...

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US firms to sign large contracts on Obama’s India visit


October 28th, 2010 - 1:47 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 28 (IANS) US companies hope to consummate some large contracts during President Barack Obama's trip to India in early November, according to a top aide.There are "a ... Read more...

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Boycott interlocutors, Geelani tells Kashmiris (Lead)


October 25th, 2010 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 25 (IANS) Hardline Kashmiri separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani Monday asked Kashmiris to boycott the interlocutors named by the Indian government on Jammu and Kashmir.Addressing the media at his ... Read more...

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Hockey India allowed to send team for Asian Games


October 22nd, 2010 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday permitted Hockey India to send the Indian hockey team for the Guangzhou Asian Games in China.A bench of Justice R.V. Raveendran and Justice ... Read more...

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The Sania-Shoaib honeymoon is still on (Games Sidelights)


October 8th, 2010 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 8 (IANS) Sania Mirza and Shoaib Mailk have been married for over six months. But seeing the Indian-Pakistani pair at the Commonwealth Games together clearly shows their honeymoon is ... Read more...

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Capitalism, crorepatis and relationships, browse all you want (IANS Books This Week)


October 7th, 2010 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) From not-so-well-known things about capitalism to answers that could help you crack quizzes, the bookshelf is set to enlighten you this week. Of course, there is fiction ... Read more...

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Stop state-sponsored terrorism in Kashmir: India tells Pakistan (Lead)


September 30th, 2010 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar United Nations, Sep 29 (IANS) In a sharp response to Pakistan's Kashmir rhetoric, India Wednesday asked Islamabad to stop its state-sponsored terrorism in "an integral part of India" instead of ... Read more...

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We are satisfied with security arrangements: Johnson


September 22nd, 2010 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 22 (IANS) Australian fast-bowler Mitchell Johnson Wednesday expressed satisfaction over the security arrangements and said the visiting team wants to register a win in the series against India. "We are ... Read more...

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