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National vocational education project launched in Haryana


September 3rd, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Sep 3 (IANS) Launching the pilot project on National Vocational Education Qualifications Framework (NVEQF) here Monday, union Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal emphasised the need to change the ... Read more...

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Chomsky, others write to PM protesting Bengal police excesses


April 16th, 2012 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 16 (IANS) Eminent persons of international repute, including well-known US-based academician-intellectual Noam Chomsky, Monday wrote to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh expressing concern over the use of state ... Read more...

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South Asian art to find new platform at first Dhaka summit


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) South Asian art will find yet another new platform to showcase contemporary trends at the inaugural edition of the Dhaka Art Summit in Bangladesh April ... Read more...

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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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Ojha joins Mumbai Indians


January 14th, 2012 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 14 (IANS) Left-arm spinner Pragyan Ojha Saturday joined Mumbai Indians after four seasons with Deccan Chargers for the fifth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) starting April ... Read more...

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India offers to sell surplus heavy water


December 16th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 16 (IANS) India's Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) is looking for an agent who will help globally market heavy water, used to run nuclear reactors, that it is ... Read more...

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‘Essential Tagore’ nominated best book of year


November 29th, 2011 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) "The Essential Tagore", a new anthology of Rabindranath Tagore's translated literature and art works, has been nominated the "book of the year-2011" by eminent American ... Read more...

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US report pits Modi vs Rahul in 2014; BJP, Congress don’t say much (Roundup)


September 14th, 2011 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington,/New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) A new US Congressional report has suggested that Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi could be the opposition BJP's prime ministerial candidate in 2014 elections ... Read more...

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Congress refuses to react to US report on Modi


September 14th, 2011 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday refused to react to a US Congressional report suggesting that the next general election could see Rahul Gandhi pitted against Gujarat ... Read more...

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Historian R.S. Sharma dead


August 21st, 2011 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 21 (IANS) Noted historian R.S. Sharma died at a private nursing home here late Saturday after brief illness. He was 92.The Bihar government has announced that it ... Read more...

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Orissa to allot homestead land to sportspersons


July 2nd, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 2 (IANS) Homestead land will be allotted to eminent sportspersons of Orissa for excelling in their respective fields, the state government said Saturday.Homestead land of 2,400 square feet ... Read more...

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Hockey India short-lists five foreigners for coach’s job


June 16th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, June 16 (IANS) The five-member Hockey India panel, assigned to find a foreign expert, has short-listed five eminent coaches, including Dutch legend Roelant Oltmans."The list has been prepared in ... Read more...

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No one ready to head Pakistan panel on Osama (Lead)


May 31st, 2011 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 31 (IANS) Pakistan is in a dilemma. No one of repute is ready to head an official commission to probe the killing of Al Qaeda head Osama bin ... Read more...

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Steel Minister asks RINL to explore possibility of cement plant in Visakhapatnam


March 23rd, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 23 (ANI): Union Minister of State for Steel (Independent Charge) Beni Prasad Verma, who reviewed the quarterly performance of Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Limited (RINL) here, asked RINL to explore ... Read more...

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Natalie Portman Rubbishes Rumor Of Being Part Of Superman And Batman Movies


January 3rd, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
.Both the films are the sequels of popular Batman and Superman series. The 29 year old actress said that she was not even approached with these films, so these rumors have ... Read more...

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Scientists Succeed In Trapping Antimatter In A Breakthrough Experiment


November 19th, 2010 - 8:00 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
November 19, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Scientists have succeeded in capturing those elusive atoms of the famous antimatter at last say the reports. Although the discovery may be considered as ... Read more...

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Expand human resource pool in science, technology: PM


October 19th, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday called for expanding the human resource pool in science and technology and creating a stimulating institutional environment.Singh laid the foundation stone for ... Read more...

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DJ Sues Brandy For Breach Of Contract


August 21st, 2010 - 7:46 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
August 21, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A DJ of international repute has sued Brandy, the singer for allegedly failing to deliver her part of the bargain. The ... Read more...

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Foundation stone of ISB’s second campus in Mohali laid


August 11th, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali (Punjab), Aug 11 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Wednesday laid the foundation stone of the new campus of the Indian School of Business (ISB) here. It would be ISB's ... Read more...

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Tina Turner Back to Play Shakti in The Goddess


August 2nd, 2010 - 8:00 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 2, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Six years back, Ismail Merchant's Ivory Productions had undertaken a film project, The Goddess. Tina Turner, the "Queen of Rock "n' Roll', was roped in ... Read more...

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Rowing prospects mired in Sukhna’s silt and weeds


July 18th, 2010 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma Chandigarh, July 18 (IANS) It has churned out rowers of international repute. But the landmark Sukhna Lake here is being choked by hundreds of tonnes of silt and weeds, making ... Read more...

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Jerry Seinfeld Refers To Lady Gaga As A Jerk!


June 28th, 2010 - 8:16 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 28, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The famous Lady Gaga, more in news because of her controversies than her talent has managed to ruffle the feathers of a ... Read more...

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Toyota Joining Hands With Tesla To Make New Electric Car


May 21st, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri California, May 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a latest move to change its plunging fortune and start a new journey after the recall fiasco, Japan based carmaker Toyota Motor has decided ... Read more...

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Kerala IT floats global RFPs to build Kochi Infopark-II


April 30th, 2010 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, April 30 (IANS) Kerala IT, a state government initiative, has floated request of proposals (RFPs) from renowned planners of IT parks to undertake master planning of the second phase of Infopark ... Read more...

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First ever musical tribute for Bhopal gas victims


February 4th, 2010 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Feb 4 (IANS) The first-ever music album which will pay a tribute to the Bhopal gas victims is on the cards. The musical tribute, an instrumental music album that features artistes of ... Read more...

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Hamid Ansari inaugurates Surajkund Crafts Mela


February 1st, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 1 (ANI): Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari inaugurated the internationally acclaimed annual Surajkund Crafts Mela on Monday at Surajkund near New Delhi.Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda was ... Read more...

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Jaipur Literature Festival begins with Indian poetry


January 21st, 2010 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee Jaipur, Jan 21 (IANS) The Jaipur literature festival, boasting of over 200 authors of national and international repute and with its focus on Dalit writings, took off to packed audiences ... Read more...

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Sand artist sculpts ’save hockey’ message on Orissa beach (With Image)


January 14th, 2010 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 13 (IANS) Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik created a sand image Wednesday on the beach in Orissa's Puri town, appealing to people to save the sport of hockey - the country's ... Read more...

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AMU teacher receives Scientist of the Year Award-2009


December 30th, 2009 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh, Dec 30 (IANS) Riaz Ahmad, a teacher at the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) has been conferred the Scientist of the Year Award-2009 by the National Environment Science Academy in New Delhi, ... Read more...

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NCW concerned over rise in rape cases in Madhya Pradesh


October 9th, 2009 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Oct 8 (IANS) Expressing concern over the unprecedented surge in crimes against women, National Women's Commission (NCW) chairperson Girija Vyas Thursday, citing the National Crime Record Bureau figures, said Madhya ... Read more...

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French govt drops public support for Polanski


October 1st, 2009 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 1 (ANI): The French government has withdrawn its support to film director Roman Polanski, who is currently held in Switzerland, after a campaign for his release was shunned by many ... Read more...

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Promoting kids’ talent for music in Nagaland


September 7th, 2009 - 9:40 pm ICT by ANI
By Vibhou GangulyKohima (Nagaland), Sep 7(ANI): With an aim to promote the inherent musical talent of Nagaland, a musical competition was organized in the State.The theme of the competition was 'Discovering ... Read more...

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Big Pictures scores hat-trick at Montreal film fest


September 4th, 2009 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Shyam Benegal's "Well Done Abba", Rituparno Ghosh's "Abohamaan" and Shaji Karun's "Kutty Srank" -- three productions by Big Pictures will be screened at the ongoing 33rd Montreal ... Read more...

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Scientists at Alps turn detective to unravel climate change (With Images)


August 25th, 2009 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
By Maitreyee Boruah Jungfraujoch (Switzerland), Aug 25 (IANS) Agatha Christie fans may remember Hercule Poirot solving a murder at the highest station of a Swiss funicular railway as heavy snowfall isolated it from ... Read more...

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Arjuna awardee wrestler arrested with narcotics


June 9th, 2009 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 9 (IANS) A Punjab police official, who has won the Arjuna Award as wrestler, was arrested with three accomplices for allegedly carrying banned party drugs worth nearly Rs.20 crore (Rs.200 ... Read more...

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