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India’s envoy to Belgium holds get-to-know reception


September 11th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Sep 11 (IANS) The new Indian ambassador to the European Union and Belgium, Dinkar Khullar, has held a get-to-know reception for the Indian community here.Khullar, who arrived here ... Read more...

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No personal information on Kareena in Shobha De’s book


September 11th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 11 (IANS) A book on Kareena Kapoor by author Shobha De will release soon and the actress reveals that it will not contain any personal information about ... Read more...

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‘Cambridge alumni played role in India’s freedom’


September 11th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar has said that many Cambridge alumni played a leading role in India's struggle for independence and later in guiding ... Read more...

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Cartoonist’s arrest an over-stretch: Congress


September 10th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) The Congress Monday termed arrest of political cartoonist Aseem Trivedi as a bit of an "over-stretch" but said "there are certain emblems and national ... Read more...

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Sachin Tendulkar joins Facebook


September 10th, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar Monday joined the social networking site Facebook, attracting over 4.4 lakh 'Likes' within a few hours."I'll like to welcome you ... Read more...

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India to focus on food, drug regulation in 12th plan, says minister


September 10th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) The central government has been focusing on strengthening regulatory policies for food and drug sectors and the task would be taken care of in the ... Read more...

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JK Racing: Khushlani bags second spot


September 10th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Silverstone, Sep 10 (IANS) India's Akhil Khushlani delivered a second place finish behind Malaysia's Afiq Ikhwan in the 10th round of the JK Racing Asia Series here Sunday.Driving for US ... Read more...

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Reliance Capital to pay special dividend of 50 percent


September 10th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 10 (IANS) Reliance Capital Monday said it will pay shareholders a special interim dividend of 50 per cent, Rs.5 per equity share of Rs.10 each, in addition to ... Read more...

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IAC demands cartoonist Trivedi’s release


September 10th, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Condemning the arrest of political cartoonist Aseem Trivedi, India Against Corruption (IAC) Monday demanded that he be "unconditionally released" and the "baseless charge of sedition ... Read more...

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Punjab win Junior National Hockey Championship


September 9th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 9 (IANS) Punjab defeated Odisha 4-3 to win the Hockey India Junior Men National Championship at the Major Dhyan Chand Stadium here Sunday.Punjab took lead in the 10th ... Read more...

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JK Racing: Khushlani grabs eighth spot


September 9th, 2012 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Silverstone, Sep 9 (IANS) India's Akhil Khushlani, driving for US Formula Project team, finished eighth in the ninth round of the JK Racing Asia Series here Sunday.An overheating of engine ... Read more...

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Father of White Revolution Verghese Kurien is dead (Lead)


September 9th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Anand (Gujarat), Sep 9 (IANS) Verghese Kurien, who brought milk revolution in the country, died Sunday in a hospital in Nadiad following a prolonged illness, an official said. He ... Read more...

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Nation’s development product of technological prowess: PM


September 9th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Sriharikota, Sep 9 (IANS) A nation's development is a product of its technological prowess, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Sunday after the launch of ISRO's 100th mission."Questions are sometimes ... Read more...

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Krishna arrives in Lahore


September 9th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, Sep 9 (IANS) India's External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna, who is on a three-day visit to Pakistan, arrived here Sunday amid tight security.Krishna is scheduled to meet Punjab Chief ... Read more...

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Pakistani minister Rehman Malik likely to visit India


September 9th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 9 (IANS) Interior Minister Rehman Malik is likely to visit to India on an invitation from visiting Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna, a media report said Sunday.Krishna, ... Read more...

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No conditions attached, PM to decide on Pakistan visit: Krishna


September 8th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 8 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Saturday said that no conditions were being put by India for the visit of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to Pakistan, ... Read more...

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Anna discusses party formation


September 8th, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Anna Hazare, in a meeting with his team members in Ralegan Siddhi Saturday, expressed concern over the selection of candidates for an independent political ... Read more...

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Indian traders to be treated like those from other nations: Khar


September 8th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 8 (IANS) Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar Saturday said that by December Pakistan and India would complete a trade normalisation process which would ensure that traders from India ... Read more...

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We need to make the dialogue process effective: Khar


September 8th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 8 (IANS) Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar said Saturday that Pakistan and India need to "make the dialogue process effective".Addressing a joint press conference with Indian External Affairs ... Read more...

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We brought out our best game: Paes


September 8th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 8 (IANS) India's tennis star Leander Paes said that he and his Czech partner brought their 'A' game against the Bryan brothers in the US Open men's ... Read more...

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Saif Ali Khan questioned in car import case


September 8th, 2012 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 8 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) Saturday questioned actor Saif Ali Khan in an eight-year-old case of importing a high-end car from Dubai, an official said.The official said ... Read more...

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Biggest day since World Cup final: Yuvraj


September 8th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Vishakapatnam, Sep 8 (IANS) Hours before his first match in over 10 months, cricketer Yuvraj Singh said that this would be the biggest day in his life since the World ... Read more...

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Bihar village heads to get good governance tips


September 8th, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 8 (IANS) After being lauded for good governance, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar will give tips on this to nearly 2,000 elected rural representatives, including the 'mukhiyas' (village ... Read more...

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Japan beat India for bronze at Asian volleyball meet


September 7th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Hanoi, Sep 7 (IANS) Japan came back from one set down to defeat India 16-25, 25-18, 25-20, 25-21 for the bronze medal at the Asian Volleyball Confederation (AVC) Cup in ... Read more...

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Aadhaar used for first time in northeast


September 7th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Sep 7 (IANS) Aadhaar was used for the first time in the northeastern region Friday with 194 elderly people in Tripura receiving pension on the basis of their new ... Read more...

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India desires stable Pakistan: Krishna


September 7th, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 7 (IANS) New Delhi is committed to a "peaceful bilateral dialogue" and wants a "stable and prosperous Pakistan", Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna said after arriving here ... Read more...

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Krishna leaves for Pakistan


September 7th, 2012 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Friday left for Pakistan on a three-day trip that will see India's concerns on threats of terror emanating from various ... Read more...

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Indian tourists to South Africa could cross 1 lakh this year


September 7th, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 6 (IANS) The number of Indian tourists visiting South Africa is expected to cross the one lakh mark this year, South African Tourism country head Hanneli Slabber said ... Read more...

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Karnataka golf: Khalin Joshi fires 70


September 6th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 6 (IANS) Khalin Joshi, true to his billing as India's top amateur golfer, scored a 2-under par 70 to end with the day's best gross score of 38 ... Read more...

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FIFA’s regional development inaugurated in Delhi


September 6th, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke inaugurated the world body's regional developmental office at Dwarka in the national capital here Thursday.The regional office has been shifted ... Read more...

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India, Russia to make multiple rocket systems


September 6th, 2012 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia and India have agreed to set up a joint venture in India for manufacturing and post-sales servicing of rockets for Russia's Smerch multiple rocket ... Read more...

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Work on controversial n-power plant to begin Thursday


September 5th, 2012 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 5 (IANS) Work on the first phase of a controversial nuclear power plant in Haryana's Fatehabad district would commence Thursday, an official said here Wednesday.In the first phase, ... Read more...

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Chinese defence minister’s gift for IAF pilots: Rs 1 lakh!


September 5th, 2012 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Chinese Defence Minister General Liang Guanglie had an unusual gift for two Indian Air Force (IAF) pilots: Rs.100,000 in sealed envelopes.The pilots, who flew the ... Read more...

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Sports minister assures help to FIFA for U-17 World Cup


September 5th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Sports Minister Ajay Maken Wednesday assured FIFA that the government will extend all support to the world body for hosting the U-17 World Cup here ... Read more...

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I can’t wait to step on the field: Yuvraj Singh


September 5th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 5 (IANS) India cricketer Yuvraj Singh, who has recovered from cancer, says he can't wait to step on the field for the two Twenty20s against New Zealand slated ... Read more...

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