CEC unhappy that 40 percent voters stayed away in 2009

September 21st, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) V.S. Sampath Friday expressed unhappiness that nearly 40 percent voters had not taken part in the 2009 Lok Sabha polls.The CEC ... Read more...

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Danish, Chinese cities collaborate on climate issues

December 29th, 2011 - 3:58 am ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, Dec 29 (IANS) Denmark's Soenderborg city and China's Baoding city have joined forces to find green energy solutions, officials of the two sides said.The municipal authorities of Soenderborg and ... Read more...

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An eco-tourism park to come up near Kolkata

July 20th, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 20 (IANS) An eco-tourism park will come up soon on the outskirts of Kolkata at the intiative of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee."We want to set up an ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Tendulkar’s ton becomes high point of a literacy initiative

March 12th, 2011 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar's 48th one-day ton Saturday has made him one of the highest contributor to a literacy intiative for children launched by ... Read more...

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Say no to plastic, says Dikshit while launching ‘Sheel Shera’ intiative

September 18th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
By Rajesh GaurNew Delhi, Sept.18 (ANI): Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit today exhorted the city's residents to abandon the use of plastic and use bags made of cloth or jute.Speaking at ... Read more...

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Bollywood celebrities to support Pearls Wave intitiave on women against violence

February 13th, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Feb.13 (ANI): In a unique intiative, the Pearls Broadcasting Corporation Ltd. has announced the creation of a platform to work for the rights of women, and to prevent them from ... Read more...

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Pak to use VOA funding for information outreach on Kashmir dispute, war on terror

February 2nd, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb.2 (ANI): Pakistan plans to broaden its information outreach on key national issues like Kashmir, relations with India and its contribution to the global war on terror through funding provided ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Murray must seize initiative against Federer: Newcombe

January 31st, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan.31 (ANI): Former Grand Slam great John Newcombe has said British tennis star Andy Murray will have a moment to take the intiative against 15-Grand Slam winner Roger Federer in ... Read more...

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Antony says US, UK requested for ‘observer’ status in IONS

July 22nd, 2009 - 10:02 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 22 (ANI): Defence Minister AK Antony today informed the Rajya Sabha that the United States and United Kingdom have requested for "observer" status in the Indian Ocean Naval Symposium ... Read more...

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ADB approves $100 mn development loan for China

July 1st, 2009 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, July 1 (Xinhua) The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $100-million loan to undertake developmental projects in China's northwestern Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, officials said Wednesday. The Xinjiang Urban Transport ... Read more...

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When Abhishek stood by women for a cause

April 9th, 2009 - 5:47 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The award function for the winners of the Lavasa Women's Drive was held at The Club, Andheri at 7.30p.m. on 8th of April. Last Sunday 1000 women braved the heat and ... Read more...

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