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I want to learn more about Indian culture: Halle Berry (With Image)


September 8th, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Hollywood actress Halle Berry, who is draped in a bright red sari in her upcoming film "Cloud Atlas", says she is fascinated with Indian culture ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Hero MotoCorp to set up manufacturing plants in Africa


March 20th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) Two-wheeler maker Hero MotoCorp Tuesday said it has identified growth markets in Africa to set up manufacturing and assembly plants there."We have identified some ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘Senorita’ girl visits Delhi


October 20th, 2011 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS/EFE) Maria del Mar Fernandez, the Spanish voice behind the Bollywood hit song "Senorita", is experiencing first-hand India's passion for the single during her visit to ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

India compromising on its culture: Pakistani designer (Interview)


September 17th, 2011 - 10:40 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) For outsiders, India is about its culture and tradition, but swanky malls, international labels, expensive cars and fast-food chains are taking away its true ... Read more...

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Nobbs focussed on allround development of Indian hockey


June 30th, 2011 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS)India's new hockey coach Michael Jack Nobbs says that though his immediate priority is to see the eight-time Olympic champions qualify for the London Games, his ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Indian foreign secretary meets Suu Kyi


June 22nd, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, June 22 (IANS) India made its first high-level contact with democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi when Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao called on her at her residence here.On the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

India Zindabad! rings across Dubai after cricket victory (With Image)


April 3rd, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 3 (IANS) The Indian tricolour was fluttering on the streets of this Gulf city and people were out shouting and partying after India's victory against Sri Lanka ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Police way of amusing themselves at Kotla (World Cup Diary)


February 28th, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) With not much policing to do, Delhi Police officials manning the Ferzoeshah Kotla took turns to enjoy the West Indies-Netherlands World Cup match in a rather innovative ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Russia downplays Haripur nuke reactor plant reservations


December 17th, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec. 17 (ANI): Russia's Ambassador to India, Alexander Kadakin, on Friday downplayed reservations about setting up nuclear reactors in Haripur, West Bengal.Ambassador Kadakin appeared to rubbish reports of Moscow asking ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Russia does not see India’s nuke liability law as an obstacle, but seeks more information


December 17th, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec. 17 (ANI): Russia does not see India's nuclear liability law as an obstacle, but adds that it like to have more information on it.Unlike France and United States, Russia ... Read more...

Posted in National |

India has more English speaking readers than England: Ken Follett (Interview)


December 15th, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) India is "growing enormously" and increasing numbers of books are being sold here, says international bestselling author Ken Follett who is eyeing the country's 89 ... Read more...

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US rejects Pakistan call to intervene in Kashmir issue


October 23rd, 2010 - 9:54 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 23 (IANS) Rejecting Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi's call to President Barack Obama to raise the Kashmir issue during his India visit, the United States has ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Dalai Lama inaugurates World Peace Festival in Pune


October 10th, 2010 - 10:13 pm ICT by ANI
Pune, Oct.10 (ANI): Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama inaugurated the World Peace Festival here on Sunday.A Pune-based charitable trust organised the 'World Peace...Piece by Piece', and the end of the initiative, 'Happy ... Read more...

Posted in National |

India-Saudi relations will continue to blossom: Envoy


September 24th, 2010 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Saudi Arabia's envoy to India Faisal Bin Hassan Trad hopes that the bilateral relations between the two nations "will continue to blossom" with high-level exchange of visits ... Read more...

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More pilgrims will be able to perform Haj this year: Saudi envoy


September 24th, 2010 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 24 (ANI): Saudi Arabian Ambassador to India Faisal Bin Hassan Ahmad Trad has said that more pilgrims from India will be able to undertake the Haj pilgrimage than last ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Lloyds India operations head quits over fraud charges


September 11th, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 11 (IANS) A senior banker at Lloyds TSB in Britain has quit after claims that millions of pounds were channelled to companies owned by his Indian friends, a media report ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Lloyds British head quits over Indian friends’ multi-million pound scam in Bangalore


September 11th, 2010 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 11 (ANI): A British executive who is jointly responsible for more than 2,000 Lloyds TSB employees in India, Andrew Taylor, has quit following a multi-million pound racket involving his two ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Military supplies to Pakistan: US ‘mindful’ of Indian concerns


August 10th, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The US is "mindful" of Indian concerns over military supplies to Pakistan and is "clearly observing" if the arms are only being used to fight terrorism, visiting ... Read more...

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Pakistan will cooperate with India in tackling militancy: Rehman Malik


June 26th, 2010 - 11:16 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, June 26(ANI): Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik on Saturday said that Pakistan will assist India in tackling militancy and take credible action against perpetrators of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks. ... Read more...

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Pakistan Minister Malik assures perpetrators of terror at any place would be brought to justice


June 26th, 2010 - 1:28 am ICT by ANI
By Smita PrakashIslamabad, June 25 (ANI): Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik on Friday said that Pakistan condemns terrorism irrespective of which part of the world it exists and perpetrators of terror ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Action against 26/11 plotters, dismantling LeT, ‘red lines’ for Indo-Pak dialogue: US


June 5th, 2010 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jun.5 (ANI): The United States has made it clear that while it supports any Indo-Pak dialogue, Islamabad has to first take substantial action against the perpetrators of the November 2008 Mumbai ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

US encouraging Pakistan to act against Mumbai attackers, LeT


June 5th, 2010 - 10:23 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, June 5 (IANS) The United States says it has encouraged Pakistan to show progress on the trial of Mumbai attack suspects and stopping Lashkar-e-Taiba and other Punjab-based anti-India terrorist ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Supply of hi-tech weapons to Pakistan meant for confronting Afghanistan border challenges: Blake


March 20th, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 20 (ANI): United States Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia, Robert Blake, on Saturday assured India that the supply of hi-tech weapons to Pakistan by ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Runaway Pakistani teenager sent back home


March 13th, 2010 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Amritsar, March 12 (IANS) A teenaged Pakistani boy who ran away from his home near Lahore city in Pakistan two months back after a scolding from his father and landed up in ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Headley awaits severe punishment for what he did, says Roemer


February 18th, 2010 - 11:18 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Feb 18 (ANI): The US Ambassador to India Timothy J. Roemer on Thursday said that Lashkar operative David Coleman Headley would be severely punished for all his past acts.Interacting with the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Hasina catches up with friends


January 12th, 2010 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Armed with a billion-dollar credit line and a clutch of pacts that have given a new dimension to bilateral ties, it was a day of ... Read more...

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Canada assures full cooperation to track down Tahawwur Rana


November 18th, 2009 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 18 (ANI): Visiting Canadian Prime Minister, Steven Harper on Tuesday assured India of full cooperation in tracking down the links of Canada born Lashkar operative Tahawwur Rana.Rana is ... Read more...

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Multi-faith prayer meet to mark 26/11 anniversary


November 17th, 2009 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 17 (IANS) A multi-faith event involving the Hindus, Muslims, Christians, Buddhists and other religious communities will be held here next Thursday to mark the first anniversary of the 26/11 ... Read more...

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Wary Iran keeps door open for India on pipeline project


November 17th, 2009 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) A day after talks with Indian leaders, Iranian Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki Tuesday said the "door was open" for India to join the tri-nation gas pipeline, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Road open for India to join gas pipeline project: Iran Foreign Minister


November 17th, 2009 - 9:48 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 17(ANI): Visiting Iranian Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki on Tuesday said that Iran and Pakistan had already started work on the gas pipeline, and road is open for India to ... Read more...

Posted in National |

India focused on terrorism; Pakistan resists linkage with Mumbai


September 27th, 2009 - 11:11 am ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 27 (IANS) Indian and Pakistani foreign ministers are set to hold crucial talks Sunday with India expected to focus on terrorism and Pakistan resisting a linkage with action against ... Read more...

Posted in World |

American expats in Bangalore celebrate I-Day with gusto


July 4th, 2009 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 4 (IANS) Living more than 13,000 km away from their home has not deterred the sizeable American community in India's IT hub Bangalore as they celebrated the American Independence Day ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Two more Indians assaulted in Sydney


June 28th, 2009 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, June 28 (ANI): Two Australian teenagers in Central Sydney reportedly attacked two Indians late on Saturday night.The attack took place on Bathurst Street.A television channel report said that police were ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Hodge joins Indian students on cricket pitch to promote harmony


June 19th, 2009 - 4:02 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 19 (ANI): Australian cricketer Brad Hodge today joined Indian students and members of Victoria Police on the cricket pitch to promote a message of harmony.Representatives of the groups formed ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Dalai Lama to pray for peace in India


March 28th, 2009 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama will visit eight places of prayer and worship in the national capital Tuesday to pray for peace in India. The Dalai Lama ... Read more...

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