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IMG-Reliance plan football academy, stadiums’ make-over (Lead)


August 23rd, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) All India Football Federation's (AIFF) marketing partners IMG-Reliance Thursday proposed a centre for excellence in Baroda and have also come up with a plan to ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

IMG-Reliance plan centre of excellence for football


August 23rd, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) All India Football Federation's (AIFF) marketing partners IMG-Reliance Thursday proposed a centre for excellence in Baroda.An IMG-Reliance official told IANS that they plan to come ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Mumbai offers insurance to Ganeshotsav revelers


August 8th, 2012 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 8 (IANS) The Mumbai civic agency Wednesday announced a scheme to provide insurance and medical assistance to participants in next month's 11-day Ganeshotsav festival, an official said here.Mayor ... Read more...

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Insurance cover sought for Mumbai festival revellers


July 13th, 2012 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Mumbai Mayor Sunil Prabhu Thursday mooted a proposal to provide insurance to lakhs of participants in the forthcoming "dahi-handi" and Ganeshotsav celebrations here.He urged Municipal ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Hit hard, Seychelles seeks Indian help against pirates


February 20th, 2012 - 11:02 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) With its $1-billion economy losing about four percent of GDP to piracy, Seychelles has sought India's help in putting an end to this threat to ... Read more...

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Festival brings Iran, Afghan puppet traditions to India (With Images)


February 2nd, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) Puppetry has been vital to traditional performing arts in India and abroad, having laid the foundation of visual and cinematic arts. Now a 15-day puppet ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Libyan protesters defiant, 500 feared dead (Second Lead)


February 25th, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo/Tripoli, Feb 25 (IANS) Libyan protesters prepared for a "one-million march" Friday as the main hospital in the second largest city of Benghazi reported 500 deaths in 11 days of protests that ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

‘Serious challenges’ plague massive US aid to Pakistan: Report


January 22nd, 2011 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 22(ANI): The ambitious US civilian-aid program, which has made Pakistan the world's second-largest recipient of American economic and development assistance, is facing a host of serious challenges on the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Media exposure rocked mining boat in Niyamgiri: Filmmaker


November 26th, 2010 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
By Mayabhushan Nagvenkar Panaji, Nov 26 (IANS) International media exposure acts like oxygen and helps to optimise the effect of people's agitations against rampaging multinational corporations, according to a leading Indian documentary filmmaker. ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

US accepts international help for oil cleanup


June 30th, 2010 - 6:35 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 30 (DPA) The US agreed Tuesday to accept help from the dozens of nations and international groups that have for weeks offered their assistance to collect oil in the Gulf ... Read more...

Posted in World |

New-gen technologies to help get world out of recession


June 13th, 2009 - 10:37 am ICT by IANS
New York, June 13 (IANS) A host of new generation technologies that may help the world get out of recession will be discussed by two international groups of scientists at the Columbia ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

US, Japan pledge $2 bn for Pakistan (Second Lead)


April 17th, 2009 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, April 17 (DPA) The US and Japan Friday pledged to provide $1 billion each in economic aid to Pakistan over the next two years as they seek to support a ... Read more...

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Japan, US pledge $2 bn for Pakistan (Lead)


April 17th, 2009 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, April 17 (DPA) Japan and the US Friday pledged to provide $1 billion each in economic aid to Pakistan. "Pakistan plays an extremely important role in the international fight against terrorism and ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Japan, US pledge $2 bn for Pakistan


April 17th, 2009 - 9:57 am ICT by IANS
Tokyo, April 17 (DPA) Japan and the US Friday pledged to provide $1 billion each to Pakistan. "Pakistan plays an extremely important role in the international fight against terrorism and extremism," Prime Minister ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Pakistan’s stability is important for region, Japan says


April 16th, 2009 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, April 16 (DPA) Japanese Prime Minister Taro Aso Thursday told visiting Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari that stability in Pakistan is important for stability in south-western Asia. "The stable development of Pakistan ... Read more...

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Pakistan seeks support from donors to restore security


April 15th, 2009 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, April 15 (DPA) Pakistan Wednesday urged international donor countries to provide support as it tries to restore confidence in the nation's economy and security. "We are here to ask political and economic ... Read more...

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Donors to offer $4 bn to Pakistan at Japan conference


April 14th, 2009 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, April 14 (DPA) Japan aims to gather $4 billion in assistance over a two-year period from member states at an international donor conference on Pakistan scheduled for Friday, while planning to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Pakistan to be core of Britains new counter-terrorism strategy


March 22nd, 2009 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 22 (ANI): British Prime Minister Gordon Brown is to launch a new counter-terrorism strategy targeting Pakistan.The new strategy is designed to be the most comprehensive approach to tackling ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Activists in Mumbai protest TATA’’s upcoming port in Orissa


August 20th, 2008 - 8:54 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, August 20 (ANI): Greenpeace activists in Mumbai staged a demonstration outside the headquarters of Tata company on Wednesday against a port that the company is planning to set up in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Scientists uncover genetic link to weight and obesity


May 5th, 2008 - 12:47 pm ICT by admin
London, May 5 (ANI): Scientists have uncovered new genetic variants that might lead to bulging waistlines among individuals.The variants map close to a gene called MC4R. MC4R protein plays a key ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Nine killed in shootout between Guatemala drug gangs


March 27th, 2008 - 11:36 am ICT by admin
Guatemala City, March 27 (IANS) At least nine people have been killed and seven wounded in a shootout between groups of international drug traffickers in eastern Guatemala, EFE news agency reported Thursday. ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Fake currency racket in Bangladesh sets police on LeT trail


March 8th, 2008 - 11:47 am ICT by admin
By Soudhriti Bhabani Kolkata, March 8 (IANS) West Bengal Police are tracking a fake currency racket operating out of Bangladesh for channelling funds to terrorist groups like Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) to carry out subversive ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pakistan, Iran to finalise gas pipeline project


January 7th, 2008 - 2:57 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Jan 7 (ANI): Iranian Ambassador to Pakistan Mashallah Shakeri has said that Pakistan and Iran are set to finalise an agreement on a multi-billion gas pipeline project by January 25 this ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

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