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Indie director explores online route to release film


August 25th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) India's growing tribe of independent filmmakers lack viable platforms and the right distribution structure to push their growth, says debutant director Shailja Gupta, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Assocham sees cheerful growth for foreign liquor


July 4th, 2012 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 4 (IANS) Spelling cheers for the liquor industry, a top industry group said Wednesday the sales of imported spirits, including the duty-free segment, are expected to exceed five ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India will restore investor confidence, Krishna tells US


June 13th, 2012 - 10:44 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 13 (IANS) Allaying doubts about India's success story, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna has assured American business that India will restore investor confidence and regain economic momentum and ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Some important facets of India-Qatar ties (To go with ‘Qatari emir to visit India’)


March 4th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Here are some salient features of India-Qatar ties:- Indian professionals working there number over 500,000- Indians form the highest community, larger even than local population- ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India, EU to expedite free trade talks


February 10th, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) India and the European Union (EU) have agreed to expedite talks for a broad-based trade and investment agreement and hope to conclude the deal ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Poetry, Tibet, business on bookshelf (IANS Books This Week)


December 24th, 2011 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) The bookcase this week is a finely-nuanced spread of poetry, narrative, drama and business.1. "The Rivered Earth"; Written by Vikram Seth; Published by Penguin Books; ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

India’s new social entrepreneurs: making an impact where government fails


November 20th, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Some merely debate on the great Indian urban-rural divide. But there are others who have resolved to do something about it and meeting with success ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Skilled Indians face a 70-year green card wait!


October 6th, 2011 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 6 (IANS) A highly skilled Indian national sponsored today for the most common skilled employment-based immigrant visa could wait 70 years to receive a green card, conclude two ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Rise in Indian students opting for Australia


July 5th, 2011 - 9:39 am ICT by IANS
Melbourne, July 5 (IANS) After two years of tumbling fortunes, the tide seems to be turning in favour of Australian universities, as more and more Indian students are opting to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Indian firms ask staff in Japan to send families back (Roundup)


March 15th, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore/Thiruvananthapuram/New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Some Indian companies with operations in Japan are taking precautionary steps, asking their Indian staff there to relocate their families and offering them the ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Indian firms ask staff in Japan to send back families (Lead)


March 15th, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore/New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Some Indian companies with operations in Japan are taking precautionary steps, asking their Indian staff there to relocate their families, while also giving them ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Operation ‘Safe Homecoming’ successfully drawing towards a close: MEA


March 10th, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 10 (ANI): The External Affairs Ministry on Thursday informed that as 'Operation Safe Homecoming' rapidly draws towards a close tonight, some 15,400 of Indian nationals are already home from ... Read more...

Posted in National |

All Indians to be back home from Libya by Friday


March 10th, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) The last three flights are on way to Libya to bring back the remaining Indians from there, ending the fortnight-long operation of evacuating nearly 18,000 ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

India, Korea trade set to double in next five years


February 22nd, 2011 - 9:24 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 22 (ANI): Union Commerce Minister Anand Sharma today hoped that the bilateral trade between India and Korea to further rise and double in the next five years.During the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

India, South Korea aim to double trade in 5 years


February 22nd, 2011 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) India and South Korea target doubling bilateral trade to $24 billion in five years as their recent economic pact liberalised tariff regime, Commerce and Industry Minister Anand ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘Overseas Indians can enroll names in voters list online’


February 21st, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Doha, Feb 20 (ANI): Vayalar Ravi, the Indian Cabinet Minister of Overseas Affairs, has said that the online enrollment process of 'Indian expatriates' in the voters' register is being finalised, but added ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Jeev, Kapur to help set up ISM academies in India


February 17th, 2011 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) International Sports Management Limited (ISM), one of the world's leading management companies, launched its India operations Tuesday with top golfers from the country Jeev Milkha Singh and ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

China lauds Indian IT professionals


January 24th, 2011 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Jan 24 (IANS) IT professionals from India are welcome to China "because they are very good", said a Communist Party of China leader during an interaction here with Nitin Gadkari, ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

European Challenge Tour to debut in India with Kensville Challenge


December 13th, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) The European Challenge Tour makes a historic first visit to India with the inaugural Gujarat Kensville Challenge Golf tournament from January 13-16.The 200,000 euro event, the first ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Indian Institute of Foreign Trade targets Middle East


October 31st, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Gyanendra Kumar Keshri New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) The Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT), established by the commerce ministry, is set to foray into the Middle East next year with a ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India, South Korea sign Social Security Agreement


October 19th, 2010 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) India Tuesday signed a Social Security Agreement with South Korea, a step that would "enhance movement of professionals between the two countries and strengthen bilateral trade and ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

South Africa partners Delhi firm for expat golf tourney


October 14th, 2010 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) The expatriate population of golfers from 36 countries will prove their putting skills during a daylong golf tournament, the Expat Cup, Oct 16 in Gurgaon.Altogether 160 ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

EU-India “free trade agreement” will allow flood of Indian skilled workers into Britain


October 9th, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 9 (ANI): A new European Union trade deal with India, which is scheduled to be signed in December, would reportedly allow thousands of Indian workers to enter Britain.According to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India, US vow to end trade row before Obama visit


September 22nd, 2010 - 10:59 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Sep 22 (IANS) India and the US have pledged to work together to boost trade ties while redoubling efforts to resolve several issues of concern, including visa and ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

US curbs disturbing, but have no immediate impact: Nasscom


September 15th, 2010 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 15 (IANS) India's IT sector apex organisation has urged the United states to give up "regressive steps" like banning outsourcing and instead concentrate on creation of jobs. The recent US ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Indian father, son face lawsuit in US over hedge funds


August 24th, 2010 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 24 (IANS) An Indian father and son who ran two small hedge funds catering to Silicon Valley Indian professionals are facing a lawsuit by angry investors alleging the two hid ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Pooja Batra to head Hollywood casting agency in India


August 3rd, 2010 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Bollywood actress Pooja Batra, who has been majorly absent from the big screen after her marriage, is set to spearhead the operations of a Hollywood casting ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Indians corner one third H1B visas to US


July 7th, 2010 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 7 (IANS) Indian professionals took the largest one-third piece of the H1B visa pie in 2009 as Indians made up the second largest group of people making the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US visas pose ‘appallingly pervasive problem’


June 25th, 2010 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, June 25 (IANS) A day after India raised the issue of visas for Indian professionals and skilled workers, a senior US official acknowledged that visas posed an "appallingly ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Botswana lays out red carpet for Bollywood


June 19th, 2010 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 19 (IANS) Botswana, a south African nation known for its wildlife and where Amitabh Bachchan and Ashwarya Rai are household names, is aggresively wooing the Indian film industry to ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

India signs MoUs with Czech Republic, seek help for combating terrorism


June 9th, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Prague (Czech Republic), June 9 (ANI): India signed three Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) with the Czech Republic here on Tuesday.There primarily pertain to economic cooperation and social security between both nations.India's Junior ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Indian government’s efforts to safeguard yoga from fake patents


June 8th, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jun 8 (ANI): To protect India's rich heritage of medicinal and medical philosophy and practice, a government body has started filming hundreds of yoga poses in an attempt to provide evidence ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Ansari on East Europe trip to expand India’s economic ties


June 6th, 2010 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Vice President Hamid Ansari Sunday left on a week-long visit to the Czech Republic and Croatia to expand India's economic ties with the two east European countries ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Ansari heads to Prague Sunday, UN reforms on agenda (Lead)


June 5th, 2010 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Vice President Hamid Ansari leaves Sunday on a week-long visit to the Czech Republic and Croatia to expand India's economic ties with the two East European countries ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

India-ASEAN FTA in services likely by 2010-end


May 6th, 2010 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) After a free trade agreement (FTA) in goods, India now hopes to ink an FTA with the 10-member ASEAN bloc for services and investments by this year-end ... Read more...

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