international recognition

Maharashtra to bid for UN recognition to six wetlands (With Images)


September 7th, 2012 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 7 (IANS) Maharashtra will identify and categorise its more than 200 large or small wetlands and make a bid for UN recognition in order to get ... Read more...

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‘Big brands don’t necessarily make big money’ (With Images)


August 1st, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Big brands don't guarantee big money, says top designer Raghavendra Rathore."A good designer never designs for himself but instead understands the market conditions and in-builds ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Memory of 1992 motivates Denmark


June 1st, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 1 (IANS) With Germany, the Netherlands and Portugal as group opponents, Denmark's chances of progressing to the quarter-finals of Euro 2012 Football Championships look remote.Under the nickname ... Read more...

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Tannishtha, Nawazuddin win big award at NY film fest


May 31st, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 31 (IANS) Nawazuddin Siddiqui seems to be on a roll - he won the best actor award at the recently concluded 12th annual New York Indian Film Festival ... Read more...

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Lahore is Delhi 50 years ago: Mira Nair


April 16th, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 16 (IANS) Internationally acclaimed filmmaker Mira Nair, who managed to shoot a part of her next project "The Reluctant Fundamentalist" in Lahore, Pakistan, says the city, though unsafe ... Read more...

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ICCR starts functioning from Bhopal regional centre


April 5th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, April 5 (IANS) The Indian Council of Cultural Relations (ICCR) started working officially from its brand new regional centre in Bhopal Thursday.Madhya Pradesh Culture and Public Relations Minister Laxmikant ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Virus may infect America, warns health group


March 4th, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 4 (IANS) An international agency working to improve health and living standards among the countries in the Americas has warned about the risk of the introduction of mosquito-borne ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Dharmendra, Shabana, Mira Nair to get Padma Bhushan


January 25th, 2012 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Veteran actors Dharmendra and Shabana Azmi and filmmaker of international repute Mira Nair were named for the Padma Bhushan, the country's third highest civilian honour ... Read more...

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In times of F1, Punjab talked kabaddi


November 13th, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 13 (IANS) At a time when Delhi was going ga-ga over Formula 1, Punjab was on a different track that was perhaps little noticed by the rest ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Thanks to Hollywood, it’s yesterday once more for Anil


November 10th, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) Bollywood veteran Anil Kapoor says he is tired of the "jhakaas" tag and feels like a newcomer in Hollywood, where he broke new ground ... Read more...

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The ‘desi’ boys of Punjab’s kabaddi world cup


November 8th, 2011 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 8 (IANS) Mangu Mithapuria, Jagjit Singh Jagga, Jatinder Bittu, Baljit Panjgarian, Sandeep Gurdaspuria and Maula Kandhala Jatta may not be Western sounding names, especially for people in ... Read more...

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Palestine’s Unesco membership welcomed in Russia


November 1st, 2011 - 4:11 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 1 (IANS) The Palestinian National Authority (PNA)'s admission to the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unesco) is an important step for it to become a full ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Sadananda Gowda says Narendra Modi his role model


September 18th, 2011 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 18 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda said Sunday his Gujarat counterpart Narendra Modi was his role model and he felt inspired "at international recognition of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Nileema Mishra to donate Magsaysay prize money


July 27th, 2011 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Jalgaon (Maharashtra), July 27 (IANS) Nileema Mishra, one of the Magsaysay Award winners this year, has decided to donate the entire prize money to her rural microcredit project, her ... Read more...

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Two Indian firms win clean energy awards


June 17th, 2011 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Two Indian companies specializing in alternative energy sources for rural electrification have won this year's prestigious Ashden Awards for Sustainable Energy in London.The Husk Power ... Read more...

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Mukhtaran Mai abused her power: WikiLeaks


June 13th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 13 (IANS) The family of Pakistani gang rape victim Mukhtaran Mai became power brokers in their local community due to her international recognition and increased donor-provided resources, says ... Read more...

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Bal Thackeray prays for ‘eccentric, adamant’ Hussain


June 9th, 2011 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 9 (IANS) Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray Thursday called renowned painter M.F. Husain "an eccentric and adamant person" who thought it fit to leave his country rather ... Read more...

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India may resume nuclear tests, says Chinese editor (Lead)


April 27th, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 27 (IANS) India is "likely to resume its nuclear tests", a commentary in the online edition of China's state-run People's Daily said Wednesday, asking China and other countries ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Chinese daily fears India may resume nuclear tests


April 27th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 27 (IANS) India is "likely to resume its nuclear tests", the online edition of China's main state-run daily said, asking China and other countries to sharpen "vigilance on ... Read more...

Posted in World |

China to create alternative to human breast milk


April 15th, 2011 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 15 (IANS) China will soon create dairy products from milk produced by genetically modified cattle and containing most of the nutrients as in human breast milk.The ministry of ... Read more...

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Tibetans campaign for ‘Mr. Tibet, Tibetan Idol’ contests to promote their culture


April 3rd, 2011 - 7:31 pm ICT by ANI
Shimla, Apr 3(ANI): Tibetans in exile in Shimla on Sunday campaigned for 'Mr. Tibet Contest and Tibetan Idol Singing Contest' to promote its culture.The organisers believe that Miss Tibetan pageant, which ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Mumbai now also becomes nation’s cricket capital


April 2nd, 2011 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 2 (IANS) After being acknowledged as the country's commercial capital and entertainment hub, Mumbai has at last found international recognition as the nation's cricket capital by getting ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Why get so excited about Hollywood, asks Sharmila Tagore (Interview)


March 6th, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) Bollywood veteran Sharmila Tagore, who plays a key role in the British movie "Life Goes On" by an Indian- origin filmmaker, says she can't understand ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Colin Firth Bags The Best Actor In A Drama At Golden Globes 2011


January 17th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The 68th Annual Golden Globes was held on Sunday night in Los Angeles and the ceremony proved to be a huge night for most of the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Bryan Adams Pune Concert To Be Opened By An Indian Band


January 10th, 2011 - 7:41 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Canadian rocker Bryan Adams is coming to India for his third tour in the country till his first visit in 2001. This time, he will start the tour from Pune, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Chilean miners accuse President Pinera of failing to keep ‘medical care deal’


January 5th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 5 (ANI): Chilean miners, who earned international recognition after surfacing from a gold and copper mine after two months, have reportedly accused the country's President, Sebastian Pinera, of failing to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Yasmin Ponnappa: Aaranya Kaandam Is Not An Arthouse Movie


December 21st, 2010 - 2:08 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Model turned actress Yasmin Ponnappa, whose debut Tamil film 'Aaranya Kaandam' has released last week, has become lucky with her first film itself. The movie got its world premiere in ... Read more...

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David Hasselhoff To Replace Simon Cowell In “Britain’s Got Talent”?


December 7th, 2010 - 7:44 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) David Hasselhoff is in negotiation with "Britain's Got Talent" and the show officials reportedly want to put him the judge's panel once again. Apparently, David Hasselhoff ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Prosenjit Chatterjee: Only Mithunda Could Excel My Lalon Phakir


December 4th, 2010 - 12:32 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
He became popular through his commercial movies and now the actor has started experimenting with the off-beat films since the last few years. Recently, he received lots of appreciation for his ... Read more...

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In a first, India goes to Venice Biennale as a nation


December 2nd, 2010 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) For the first time in the history of the 115-year-old Venice Biennale, the Indian government will take a showcase of contemporary art to ... Read more...

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Renee Bargh Makes Way To Fame Fast


November 24th, 2010 - 5:27 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It has not been too long that she has been in the world of television. To be more specific, Australian television. Still the 24 year old ... Read more...

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New-dimensional Pomotional Campaigns Of Tamil Film Industry


October 28th, 2010 - 4:01 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 28, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Launching albums in foreign lands have become the latest trends of the Tamil film industry. It all started with Gowtham Menon’s 'Vinnaithaandi Varuvaaya' that had its ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Good news on Kashmir soon: Gilani


October 17th, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct 17 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani has congratulated his nation and the people of Kashmir on 'international recognition' of Pakistan's demands on the issue, and said that people ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Games to spur growth by nearly $5,000 over four years


October 3rd, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) The 12-day Commonwealth Games opening Sunday would spur India's economic growth by around $4,940 million in the next four years and create close to 24.7 lakh jobs, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Sri Lankan Music Directors In Kollywood


August 16th, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 16, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): In the recent times, there has been arrival of a league of new and talented of music directors. Indeed, they have been making it bigger ... Read more...

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