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Media should avoid sensationalism, says PM (Lead)


September 13th, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi/New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday urged the media to avoid sensationalism and rather focus on fair, objective and balanced reporting to ensure the unity ... Read more...

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Involve people in public-private-partnership model: Selja


September 13th, 2012 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 13 (IANS) The involvement of people - the fourth P in the public-private-partnership model - is important in developing infrastructure, union minister Kumari Selja said at the Emerging ... Read more...

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‘Sa Re Ga Ma Pa 2012′ returns with new twists


September 12th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) The new season of music reality show "Sa Re Ga Ma Pa" will be new in more ways than one -- old songs will get ... Read more...

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Agartala to be Northeast India’s first solar city


September 12th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Sep 12 (IANS) To reduce dependency on conventional energy, the Tripura government Wednesday announced ambitious plans to make Agartala a 'solar city', replacing at least 10 percent of usual ... Read more...

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Partition affected Muslims adversely: Vice President


September 11th, 2012 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Partition affected the Indian Muslims adversely, especially those in the country's northern and eastern regions, and its socio-economic impact remains understudied, said Vice President Hamid ... Read more...

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Air Arabia to connect 13 Indian cities to Odessa


September 5th, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Budget carrier Air Arabia Wednesday said that it will connect 13 Indian cities to the Ukrainian city of Odessa from Oct 12, 2012 via Sharjah."Launch ... Read more...

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‘Made in Pakistan Expo’ in Mumbai


August 30th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) An exhibition displaying Pakistan's finest textiles, marble, herbs and medicines, plastics and variety of dry fruits products -- Made in Pakistan Expo 2012 -- is being ... Read more...

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Northeast exodus: Pakistan asks India to provide evidence


August 20th, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad/New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Pakistan has assured India that it will "look into" its assertion that elements in Pakistan used social media to whip up panic that led ... Read more...

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India raises social media misuse with Pakistan, situation normal in south (Roundup)


August 19th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) India Sunday took up the issue of social media sites' misuse by Pakistan-based elements in whipping up communal sentiments in the country with Pakistan, ... Read more...

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India raises social media sites’ misuse with Pakistan


August 19th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde Sunday raised the issue of misuse of social media sites by Pakistan-based elements in whipping up communal sentiments with ... Read more...

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Two drug peddlers held in Delhi


July 15th, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Two people, including a health sector activist from Bihar, were arrested here and 10 kg of charas worth Rs.10 lakh recovered, police said Sunday."Ram ... Read more...

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Delhi is India’s most competitive city, Mumbai next


July 11th, 2012 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) India's capital has emerged the most competitive city in the country for the third straight time with the commercial hub of Mumbai retaining the second ... Read more...

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South Africa: Adventure destination for Indians


July 7th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Projecting itself as a value for money, adventure destination for thrill seekers, South Africa is seeing an increasing number of Indian travellers every year, a ... Read more...

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ITC to expand Wealth-out-of-Waste project


June 23rd, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 23 (IANS) Catch-them-young to spread a good concept is what diversified corporate ITC Ltd. has decided to follow in propagating its wealth-out-of-waste (WOW) initiative.The WOW initiative started in ... Read more...

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Drogba to feature at grand finale of T20 football tourney


June 12th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Football fanatics not only in Delhi but across the nation are gearing up for Sunday's much-awaited grand finale of the Pepsi T20 football tournament ... Read more...

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Drogba to feature at grand finale of T20 football tourney


June 12th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Football fanatics not only in Delhi but across the nation are gearing up for Sunday's much-awaited grand finale of the Pepsi T20 football tournament ... Read more...

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Finnair sees India as key market for tourism, transit


June 7th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, June 7 (IANS) Nordic carrier Finnair sees India as a strategic market not just for in-bound tourism into Finland, but to also serve as a convenient hub for transit ... Read more...

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Electrolux licences Morf India to market Kelvinator purifiers


June 4th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 4 (IANS) Armed with a global brand to market, city-based Morf India targets to market 40,000 units of its Kelvinator Ayoni water purifiers in India this fiscal, ... Read more...

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Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar’s expansive, surreal capital (With image)


May 28th, 2012 - 11:05 am ICT by IANS
Nay Pyi Taw, May 28 (IANS) Constructed less than seven years ago in literally the middle of nowhere, Myanmar's new capital -where Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived Sunday ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Drogba to visit India in June


May 22nd, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Chelsea striker Didier Drogba will make his maiden visit to India next month.Drogba, who was instrumental in Chelsea's maiden Champion League triumph last week, is ... Read more...

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‘Shanghai’ bridges dreams and reality: Dibakar Banerjee (Interview)


May 13th, 2012 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 13 (IANS) Dibakar Banerjee says his political thriller "Shanghai" is an attempt to bridge dreams and reality: the dream of transforming "stuffy and dirty India" into a swanky ... Read more...

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JJ Valaya completes 20 years, rolls out vintage tour (With Images)


April 19th, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Indian couture king JJ Valaya has completed two decades in the fashion industry and, to celebrate the occasion, he is ready to roll out a ... Read more...

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Hyderabad airport aiming to become a cargo hub


April 12th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 12 (IANS) With Thai Airways commencing its Bangkok-Hyderabad-Frankfurt cargo freighter service, Lufthansa already operating four freighter services a week and others expressing keenness to connect, Hyderabad ... Read more...

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Quake jolts Indonesia, panic grips India (Roundup)


April 11th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Hong Kong, April 11 (IANS) Two massive quakes shook Sumatra in Indonesia Wednesday, triggering a tsunami alert in 28 countries including India and panic all across India's east coast. ... Read more...

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South Africa pitches for greater Indian investment


April 8th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) With an ambitious programme for development, South Africa plans to conduct road shows and business events in major Indian cities to attract investments in ... Read more...

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No thought for pedestrians, cyclists on Indian roads: Experts


April 5th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) Though 60-80 percent of traffic in Indian cities is non-motorised, planners have not kept them in mind while laying out roads, resulting in such road ... Read more...

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Now Ranbir promotes football


April 5th, 2012 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) After T20 cricket, T20 football is here! Bollywood star Ranbir Kapoor, brand ambassador of Pepsi, has urged the youth to be part of the ... Read more...

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Apple in toffee syrup or marshmallows? Take your Easter pick


April 5th, 2012 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) Easter eggs stuffed with chocolate, marzipan, marshmallows, coconut and white chocolate cigar roll...eateries across Indian cities have decorated their Easter basket with mouthwatering goodies to ... Read more...

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Experience love through EU movie fest


March 15th, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) The focus is on love at the 17th edition of the European Union film festival that has kick-started here. A bouquet of 25 films, including ... Read more...

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Increasing opportunities for women-led businesses in India


March 11th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 11 (IANS) An American organization that connects women-run businesses to multinational corporations around the world plans to help women business owners in India to sell their solutions, create ... Read more...

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Single at 29: Shanghai women feel ‘leftover’


March 8th, 2012 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, March 8 (IANS) While many unmarried women in Indian cities may not bother too much on being unmarried at 29, a survey in Shanghai, China's largest city, has found ... Read more...

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Another low cost tablet for students in the offing


March 1st, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) Students in India will have more options to choose from as far as low-cost tablets go with a global education company launching an android tablet ... Read more...

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Hyderabad international airport bags award


February 29th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 29 (IANS) For the second time in a row, the GMR Hyderabad International Airport Ltd. (GHIAL) has been awarded the prestigious National Tourism Award 2010-11 under the ... Read more...

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Governments spar, but people of Pakistan, India want to connect


February 26th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Feb 26 (IANS) It was around 11 pm. Being hungry, I was looking for food at the Port Grand food street, a newly developed food and entertainment complex ... Read more...

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US to raise issue of bottlenecks in Indian ports


February 20th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 20 (IANS) The US will raise the concerns of its companies operating in India with regard to infrastructure and congestion of ports with the Indian officials, visiting Under ... Read more...

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