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`Pakistan, India yet to recover ground lost to Mumbai attack’


September 9th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 9 (IANS) New Delhi and Islamabad have yet to recover the ground lost to the Mumbai attack, observed a leading daily Sunday, a day when Indian External ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

UPA looting national resources: Prakash Karat


August 31st, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 31 (IANS) The UPA government has been giving opportunities to multi-national and private companies to loot India's natural resources, including coal, Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) General ... Read more...

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Henrik Ibsen returns to Delhi colleges


August 17th, 2012 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Nineteenth century Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen returns to the Delhi stage at the annual University Ibsen Festival Sep 19-23 with five innovative adaptations of his ... Read more...

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Trickle down won’t work in eliminating poverty: Pranab


July 25th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Wednesday called for a rethink on the development policy, saying the trickle down theory, the standing rationale for economic reforms, won't ... Read more...

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Why India must become more aware of product designs (June 29 is World Industrial Design Day)


June 28th, 2012 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
In India, World Industrial Design Day goes as unnoticed as a new film released without any star; yet most of us have come in touch with hundreds of products designed by ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Literature renders with style on stage (Theatre Review)


June 24th, 2012 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Short stories render themselves to stage with equal panache as on screen - they strike an easy note in their dramatised avatars with dialogues between ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

IMF pegs Asia-Pacific growth at 6 percent in 2012


May 7th, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 7 (IANS) Growth in the Asia-Pacific region is expected to gain momentum over the course of 2012 and is projected at 6 percent during the year - barring ... Read more...

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Antony warns of emerging threats from China, AfPak


April 24th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Warning that developments in the Afghanistan-Pakistan region and China's strategic rivalry with India and Japan will have security implications for Asia, Defence Minister A.K. ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Tagore, spirituality and Islam on bookshelf (IANS Books This Week)


March 3rd, 2012 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) The book shelf this week is loaded with exciting titles that tease the brain and broaden the horizons with words on Tagore, Islam and the ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Hung assembly in Uttar Pradesh, SP on top: survey


February 6th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) The Samajwadi Party is likely to win 130-170 seats and finish on top of a hung 403-member Uttar Pradesh assembly, according to an opinion ... Read more...

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Lokpal bill is well thought out: Amartya Sen (Lead, superseding earlier story)


January 3rd, 2012 - 2:35 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 3 (IANS) Amid fiasco in Parliament over the Lokpal bill and strong criticism of some of its clauses on Lokayukta by different political parties, Nobel laureate, economist ... Read more...

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Lokpal bill not well thought out: Amartya Sen


January 3rd, 2012 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 2 (IANS) Amid fiasco in Parliament over the Lokpal bill and strong criticism of some of its clauses on Lakayuka by different political parties, Nobel laureate, economist ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Innovation a game-changer, must focus on poverty: PM


November 15th, 2011 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) Describing innovation as "a game-changer", Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday called for an inclusive model that benefits not only the rich but also the ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

India opens combat plane tender bids; cost to go up


November 4th, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) India Friday opened the commercial bids of two competing aviation firms for one of its largest defence deals to equip its air force with ... Read more...

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Fuel a great risk to Indian thermal power plants: Deloitte


August 16th, 2011 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Inadequate supplies of fuel is beginning to emerge as the biggest risk to thermal power projects in India, according to a report released by global ... Read more...

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‘Indian military lacks IT-networking capability’


July 26th, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Once again opposing the proposal for a five-star officer as the chief of defence staff (CDS), the Indian Air Force (IAF) chief, Air Chief Marshal ... Read more...

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Cell phones can reduce fertility by 30 percent: Survey


June 20th, 2011 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Cell phones, even when not in use, can reduce fertility in males by as much as 30 percent, a recent study has revealed.The latest warning ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Tyeb Mehta’s ‘Kali’ sells for Rs.5.72 crore in online auction


June 20th, 2011 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Tyeb Mehta's untitled painting of Hindu deity Kali set a price precedent at an auction by Saffronart, India's biggest online art trading forum, selling for ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Agragami, a step to bridge gap between old and new designers, entrepreneurs


May 22nd, 2011 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Rohit Bal, Raghavendra Rathore and Leena Singh - the big names from the the fashion industry came together to motivate and guide new talent at ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Kalki Koechlin to play female lead in Dibakar’s ‘Shanghai’


May 6th, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) Lady luck is smiling on Kalki Koechlin. After giving a powerful performance in "Dev D", the actress has now grabbed another good role in ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Uttar Pradesh judges to train at army management institute


May 2nd, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, May 2 (IANS) A batch of 30 judicial officers from Uttar Pradesh Monday began their management skills programme at Army Institute of Management and Technology (AIMT) here in ... Read more...

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Government working on repatriation of Indian prisoners (Lead)


March 23rd, 2011 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) At least 12 Indian prisoners have been brought back from Mauritius under the Repatriation of Prisoners Act and three more are in the process ... Read more...

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Bill passed to replace words ‘martial law’ with ‘military law’


March 23rd, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Parliament Wednesday passed a bill to amend the Repatriation of Prisoners Act to replace the words "martial law" with "military law", as the government ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Marxist Jyoti Basu had a bourgeois lifestyle: Dalai Lama


February 7th, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 7 (IANS) Buddhist spiritual leader the Dalai Lama stole a march on Indian Marxists Monday when he said that veteran Marxist leader Jyoti Basu himself led a bourgeois lifestyle. ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Indian sports trainers get Cuban exposure (Lead)


January 20th, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, Jan 20 (IANS) A delegation of 55 Indian coaches from various disciplines is on a trip to Cuba to explore ways to enhance performance of Indian sportsmen as Indian boxers ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Abhay Deol Eager To Be With Emraan And Getting Over Sonam Kapoor


January 19th, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Abhay Deol is often referred to as a Deol who broke out of the box and decided to make his own path like a maverick. So far he has been ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Emraan, Abhay team up for Dibakar Banerjee’s ‘Shanghai’


January 12th, 2011 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Actors Abhay Deol and Emraan Hashmi have teamed up together for the first time for director Dibakar Banerjee's film "Shanghai".Produced by PVR Pictures, the movie is the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

De-stress, eat jaggery to ensure baby isn’t low birth weight


December 23rd, 2010 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
By Priyanka Sharma New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) A new survey has revealed a high incidence of low birth weight babies in urban India. So, if you are an expecting mom, here's how ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

US cable praises India’s secular society


December 18th, 2010 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/London, Dec 18 (IANS) A diplomatic cable sent by the US embassy here to Washington says America can learn a lot from the Indians' tolerance for all faiths, according to whistleblowing ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Bollywood Stars In Saris: Priyanka, Bipasha, Vidya, Katrina, Deepika Or Shilpa?


December 15th, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The sari is the most popular garment in the traditional Indian context of fashion. This attire has undergone quite a change in the way it used to be draped around a ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

IGNOU holds orientation programme for madrassa teachers


October 22nd, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) An orientation programme for madrassa (Islamic seminary) teachers was held recently by the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), a university official said Friday.The programme for teachers ... Read more...

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‘Regulating various nuclear reactors in India a challenge’


October 12th, 2010 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mahabalipuram (Tamil Nadu), Oct 12 (IANS) The expansion of India's nuclear power sector with the setting up of mega sized reactors of differing technologies - light water, fast breeder and advanced heavy ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

No entry for foreign lawyers, bar council tells government


September 28th, 2010 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) The Bar Council of India (BCI) has said no to the entry of foreign lawyers into the country but added that the decision is not final, the ... Read more...

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Kumari Selja to inaugurate national workshop on “Sustainable Tourism Criteria for India” today


July 27th, 2010 - 11:24 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 27 (ANI): Union Minister of Tourism and Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation Kumari Selja will inaugurate a two-day national workshop "Sustainable Tourism Criteria for India" here today.The six-session workshop ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Kumari Selja to inaugurate national workshop on “Sustainable Tourism Criteria for India”


July 26th, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 26 (ANI): Union Minister of Tourism and Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation Kumari Selja will inaugurate a two-day national workshop "Sustainable Tourism Criteria for India" here on Tuesday.The six-session ... Read more...

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