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Bijlani sinks Panchal in all-India snooker


August 2nd, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 2 (IANS) Sanjeev Bijlani of Park Club edged out Manav Panchal of Malabar Hill Club in a nail-biting decider to progress to the sixth round of the Shyam ... Read more...

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I don’t look for stars, I look for talent: Kamal Haasan


June 8th, 2012 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, June 8 (IANS) Kamal Haasan's "Vishwaroopam" boasts of a young cast and the actor-filmmaker explains that he has roped them in because he was looking for talented people ... Read more...

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Kamal Hassan to unveil ‘Vishwaroopam’ first look at IIFA


May 25th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Southern superstar Kamal Hassan will showcase the first look of his much-awaited film "Vishwaroopam" at the 13th edition of International Indian Film Academy to be ... Read more...

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May 5 is World Hand Hygiene Day


May 4th, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) The simple task of washing hands is a potential lifesaver -- and to put this point across, the World Health Organisation (WHO) will observe May ... Read more...

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Pepsico to procure 80,000 tonnes of potato from Bengal


January 19th, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Panpara (West Bengal), Jan 19 (IANS) PepsiCo India, which has set a target to procure 60,000 tonnes of potato from West Bengal in the current fiscal, plans to raise the ... Read more...

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‘Brand Anna’ holds vital lessons for marketers


October 11th, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) If you have an idea that connects with people, you can make the right impact on large groups, even huge populations. This explains the ... Read more...

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PM celebrates birthday mid-air


September 27th, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
On Board Air India One, Sep 27 (IANS) A relaxed Prime Minister Manmohan Singh cut a chocolate cake to mark his 79th birthday on his flight back to India ... Read more...

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Rs.50,000 reward each for boys who spotted plane’s fire


July 26th, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) The five youngsters who noticed fire from an Air India jetliner's engine and helped save lives of over 350 passengers Sunday would be ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New twist in demand for probe into health mission funds


July 25th, 2011 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 25 (IANS) In a new twist to the demand for a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the alleged bungling in National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) funds ... Read more...

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UTI Mutual Fund targets one crore investors


July 13th, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 13 (IANS) UTI Mutual Fund (UTI-MF) will target one crore investors under its micro pension initiative in the next three years, a top company official said Wednesday."The micro ... Read more...

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Court verdict on CBI probe into doctor’s murder July 14


July 12th, 2011 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 12 (IANS) The Lucknow bench of Allahabad High Court has reserved till July 14 its verdict on a plea seeking a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into ... Read more...

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Ramlila ground gets ready for Ramdev’s fast


June 1st, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) A 2.5 lakh square metre waterproof marquee has been erected, massive cut-outs of Baba Ramdev have been put in place, and thousands of his ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

How people judge quality of product by price if someone else buys it


April 20th, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 20 (ANI): A new study has shown that people are more likely to judge the quality of a product by its price if someone else bought it.But when it come ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Bawa maintains lead in Desert Storm


February 26th, 2011 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bikaner, Feb 26 (IANS) Despite a few hiccups, Harinder Singh Bawa (co-driver Parminder) from Chandigarh continued to lead the field in the premium Xtreme category as the Maruti Suzuki 9th Desert Storm ... Read more...

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Bawa maintains lead in desert car rally


February 26th, 2011 - 2:36 am ICT by IANS
Bikaner, Feb 26 (IANS) Overnight leader Harpreet Singh Bawa maintained his top position in the Xtreme category as the Maruti Suzuki 9th Desert Storm Rally entered its home stretch here.Bawa (with co-driver ... Read more...

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‘Patang’ brings Gujarat’s kite flying to Berlinale


February 3rd, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
By Mehru Jaffer Berlin, Feb 3 (IANS) Jaideep Punjabi and Prashant Bhargava, two New Yorkers of Indian origin, have glided into town with "Patang", a cheerful film about the people of Ahmedabad, in ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Haryana’s industry scene is a ‘mini-Japan’


January 23rd, 2011 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin Chandigarh, Jan 22 (IANS) The runaway success of India's biggest car manufacturer Maruti-Suzuki has led other Japanese companies to invest over Rs.4,282 crore ($938 million) in Haryana over the years.Haryana ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Bhagat Singh’s niece fights 21-year legal battle


January 7th, 2011 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin and Parminder Singh Bariana Hoshiarpur (Punjab), Jan 7 (IANS) Freedom fighter Bhagat Singh's kin have been fighting a 21-year legal battle to get justice for one of their relatives, ... Read more...

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Zirakpur, the ‘wedding capital’ of Punjab


January 2nd, 2011 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin and Alkesh Sharma Zirakpur, Jan 2 (IANS) Till about two decades ago, Zirakpur was just a cluster of villages in Punjab on the outskirts of state capital Chandigarh. Today, it ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Punjab aims to develop Amritsar as expo hub


December 14th, 2010 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin Amritsar, Dec 14 (IANS) It is famous as the Sikh holy city, but Amritsar could soon come to be known as a trade expo hub. After nearly 300,000 footfalls at ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Chandigarh man gets bumpy ride on expensive Harley-Davidson


November 11th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin Chandigarh, Nov 11 (IANS) Having pampered himself with a whopping Rs.19 lakh ($42,000) Harley-Davidson, Chandigarh businessman Simranjeet Gill had hoped for a cruiser of a ride. But little did he ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Movie Review: Aakrosh (2010)


October 16th, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Cast: Paresh Rawal, Ajay Devgn, Akshaye Khanna, Bipasha Basu,Reema Sen, Pankaj Tripathi, Amita Pathak.Direction: Priyadarshan.Rating: ***Aakrosh is the movie with the social action and high drama. The film, based on social ... Read more...

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Punjab’s Sonalika tractors to till South America and Africa


October 1st, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin Hoshiarpur, Oct 1 (IANS) Punjab-based International Tractors Ltd (ITL) is looking at South America as the next big market for its Sonalika brand tractors and lining up a complete range ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Agra clinic delivers 1,000th test tube baby


September 9th, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Sep 9 (IANS) Agra's well-known medical couple Narendra Malhotra and Jaideep Malhotra say they have delivered the 1,000th test tube baby at their clinic, becoming one of the few IVF centres ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Now, excess water dispute between India and Pakistan


August 27th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin Ferozepur (Punjab), Aug 27 (IANS) They have fought three wars and have been involved in bitter disputes over water sharing. But India and Pakistan are now fighting a battle on ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Punjab’s new worry - militants not using mobiles


August 24th, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin and Parminder Singh Bariana Chandigarh, Aug 24 (IANS) Militants who are trying to re-group in Punjab have a new tactic to avoid capture - not using mobile phones, which, say ... Read more...

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Foodgrain worth millions lost to official apathy


July 27th, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin Bani (Haryana), July 27 (IANS) Everyone in this village in Haryana's Sirsa district saw flood water entering the area earlier this month but that did not move officials. Not till ... Read more...

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CWG on Punjab terrorists, ISI radar: intelligence report


July 23rd, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin and Parminder Singh Bariana Chandigarh, July 23 (IANS) The 2010 Commonwealth Games (CWG) to be held in New Delhi this October is on the radar of terrorists from Punjab and ... Read more...

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India-Pakistan border on alert for Queen’s Baton Relay (Lead)


June 23rd, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin and Alkesh Sharma Attari (Punjab), June 23 (IANS) Indian border guards with Pakistan have been put on maximum alert as India prepares to welcome the Queen's Baton Relay Friday ... Read more...

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Wagah border on high alert for Queen’s Baton Relay


June 23rd, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin and Alkesh Sharma Attari (Punjab), June 23 (IANS) Indian border guards at the Wagah border with Pakistan have been put on maximum alert as India prepares to welcome the ... Read more...

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Eliminating middlemen, textile-man clothes north India


May 20th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin Chandigarh, May 20 (IANS) He has a direct connect with his customers, without the usual chain of distributors, dealers and retailers. And that is the business model that has worked ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

NGO files plea before Gujarat riots commission


May 14th, 2010 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, May 14 (IANS) Activist Teesta Setalvad of Mumbai-based NGO Citizens for Justice and Peace Friday filed an affidavit before the G.T. Nanavati-Akshay Mehta judicial enquiry commission providing details of the ... Read more...

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India to play Brazil at home in Davis Cup


May 11th, 2010 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) India have been drawn to play Brazil at home in their Davis Cup World Group play-off tie Sept 17-19. Brazil play in India since the last tie ... Read more...

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Gurdaspur terrorists were probably looking for s 26/11 in Punjab


May 2nd, 2010 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin and Parminder Singh Bariana Gurdaspur, May 2 (IANS) Security agencies probing a shootout with two trained intruders from Pakistan in Punjab's border district of Gurdaspur last month say the ... Read more...

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Punjab on terror radar?


April 29th, 2010 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin and Parminder Singh Bariana Chandigarh, April 29 (IANS) Pakistan-based terrorist outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and pro-Khalistan groups based in Pakistan, Canada and other countries are planning strikes in Punjab, according to ... Read more...

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