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Cricketing world wishes Yuvraj


September 8th, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Yuvraj Singh, who is making a comeback after recovering from a rare germ cell cancer, is being wished by the cricketing world before his first ... Read more...

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Media Foundation of India awards declared


August 23rd, 2012 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) Media Foundation of India (MFI) in association with Yes Bank Wednesday announced the winners of the MFI-Yes Bank National Press Photo Contest 2012.Mumbai-based photo-journalist Mandar Deodhar ... Read more...

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Indians to get free medicines, better health services (Lead)


August 15th, 2012 - 10:45 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) The government proposes to give away free medicines through government hospitals and health centres and also plans to expand health services to small cities ... Read more...

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Frequencies that touch lives: India’s growing community radio stations (Feature)


July 31st, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Gurgaon, July 31 (IANS) Gurgaon Ki Awaaz, Lalit Lokvani, Chanderi ki Awaaz ...India's community radio stations are reaching out to touch lives and livelihoods in little hamlets and ... Read more...

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‘Indian Highway’ presents art of transition, growth in India to world: Curators


July 26th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) An international travelling exhibition of Indian contemporary art in Beijing, "Indian Highway", in the news after a video clip on the 2002 Gujarat riots was ... Read more...

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‘India seeks secure Asia free of terror’


June 29th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) India seeks a secure Asia free from the threats of terrorism and proliferation, a senior diplomat said here Friday."We seek a peaceful and secure Asia ... Read more...

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Veteran writer, commentator Dilip D’Souza wins Daily Beast South Asia prize


June 21st, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 Dilip D'Souza, the 52-year-old author of "Roadrunner: An Indian Quest in America" (HarperCollins India), has won the Newsweek and The Daily Beast award for South Asian commenatry.... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Odes to turbulent times, from India’s ‘bhasa’ poets


May 22nd, 2012 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) The new vernacular poetry in India is moving away from the softer shades of nature and love - the genre made famous by poet Rabindranath ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Fiat to expand presence in Indian market


May 9th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 9 (IANS) Italian car maker Fiat plans to increase its presence in India with a network of dedicated dealers and is also looking at introducing more brands from ... Read more...

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Singhvi blames organised gang as CD goes viral on internet (Second Lead)


April 21st, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) With a controversial CD allegedly featuring him in sexual acts going viral on internet, Congress leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi Saturday accused "motivated interests" of fielding ... Read more...

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Singhvi blames ‘organised gang’ as CD goes viral on web (Lead)


April 21st, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) With a controversial CD allegedly featuring him going viral on internet, Congress leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi Saturday accused "motivated interests" of fielding "an organised gang" ... Read more...

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Sensationalism, says Singhvi as CD goes viral on web


April 21st, 2012 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) With a controversial CD featuring Abhishek Manu Singhvi going viral on internet, the senior Congress leader has lashed out at social networking sites, saying they ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Court restrains airing of CD ‘featuring’ Singhvi


April 19th, 2012 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday granted a permanent injunction against publishing or distributing the contents of a CD allegedly depicting Congress spokesperson and senior advocate ... Read more...

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Media houses restrained from publishing Singhvi CD


April 16th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) In a relief to Congress spokesperson Abhishek Manu Singhvi, the Delhi High Court has restrained media houses from publishing the contents of a CD allegedly ... Read more...

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Zardari: Cornered in Pakistan, to pray in India


April 6th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari goes to Ajmer Sharif Sunday with a prayer on his lips after grappling with a string of problems, including ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

I’m lucky to work with Shah Rukh again: Anushka


April 6th, 2012 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 6 (IANS) Anushka Sharma has been roped in for Yash Chopra's next untitled film, in which she teams up with Shah Rukh Khan again. The model-turned-actress says ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Anushka wants to set right example, says eating less stupid


April 6th, 2012 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 6 (IANS) Actress Anushka Sharma, who is popular among the youth for her perfect figure, suggests to young girls not to follow any body-type blindly. She feels that ... Read more...

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Advani praises Modi on blog


March 25th, 2012 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Sunday came out with praise for Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi for being featured on the ... Read more...

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Indian aviation sector in critical phase: IATA (Lead)


March 15th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 15 (IANS) The situation in the Indian aviation sector is critical and there is an urgent need to address the problems, the head of an international carriers' trade ... Read more...

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Indian aviation sector in critical phase: IATA


March 15th, 2012 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 15 (IANS) The situation in Indian aviation sector was critical and there is an urgent need to address the problems, the head of an international carriers' trade group ... Read more...

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Hidden literary treasures often lie in smaller stalls (Comment)


February 24th, 2012 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Books are going to be celebrated yet again. This time at the New Delhi World Book Fair - from Feb 25 till March 4, following closely on the heels of the ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

IGNOU to focus on more foreign tie-ups


January 28th, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), one of the world's largest universities, will be focusing on more foreign tie-ups in order to provide more ... Read more...

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IGNOU bags best teaching practices award (With Image)


January 28th, 2012 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) here, one of the world's largest, Friday received an award for the best teaching practices at the ... Read more...

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‘Fashion weeks just have entertainment value’ (With Image)


January 23rd, 2012 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) Expressing concern over the growing number of fashion weeks, designer Rahul Mishra, who is known for his contribution to Indian handlooms and has featured ... Read more...

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Indian education needs more flexibility: Indian American mathematician


January 22nd, 2012 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Shortage of top quality mathematicians in India today could be due to lack of flexibility in the education system, feels prize-winning Indian American mathematician ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pachauri is PM’s ‘communication advisor’, Khare quits (Lead)


January 19th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Senior television journalist Pankaj Pachauri was Thursday named communication advisor to the Prime Minister's Office. In no time, the veteran Harish Khare resigned as ... Read more...

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Pankaj Pachauri joins PM’s media team (Lead)


January 18th, 2012 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi,Jan 18 (IANS) Well-known television journalist Pankaj Pachauri has joined as a key member of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's media team, official sources said.Pachauri, 48, joined his duties ... Read more...

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Pankaj Pachauri joins PM’s media team


January 18th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi,Jan 18 (IANS) Well-known television journalist Pankaj Pachauri has joined as a key member of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's media team, official sources said.Pachauri, 48, joined his duties ... Read more...

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New mini paper hits town


January 18th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) A new mini-edition of leading English daily Hindustan Times has given the capital its first easy-read paper that is half the size of a tabloid.Targeted ... Read more...

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Spirituality can never be uprooted from India: American guru


January 1st, 2012 - 11:06 am ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 1 (IANS) Spirituality is so deeply ingrained in India that it can never be uprooted from this country, says a leading American yoga guru who has spent six ... Read more...

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Capital shivers, fog disrupts trains, flights (Third Lead)


December 19th, 2011 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) It was a cold start to the week for Delhiites Monday with the minimum temperature falling three notches below average at 5 degrees Celsius. A ... Read more...

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Thick fog in Delhi disrupts road, train services (Lead)


December 19th, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) A dense fog cover enveloped the national capital Monday morning, with low visibility level slowing down vehicular movement on roads. Train services were also disrupted ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Wasnik releases Microsoft’s disabled-friendly software tools


December 3rd, 2011 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Disabled-friendly tools for application in software of common use, developed by software major Microsoft India, were released by Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Mukul Wasnik ... Read more...

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RComm sequential quarterly profit rises 60.5 percent


November 12th, 2011 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 12 (IANS) Telcom service provider Reliance Communications Saturday posted an increase of 60.5 percent in net profit at Rs.252 crore for the quarter ended Sep 30 against Rs.157 ... Read more...

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Peace vital for development of Nagaland: Rahul


November 9th, 2011 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Dimapur (Nagaland), Nov 9 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Wednesday said peace was necessary to enable Nagaland prosper."The UPA (United Progressive Alliance) government has been trying hard to ... Read more...

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