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Udaipur-based Italian uses India as muse


September 19th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Italian artist Simona Bocchi found her inspiration in India when she first travelled here in 2006."Delhi was my first stop. My visit was short but ... Read more...

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CSIR seeks industry’s help for India’s first innovation complex (Lead)


September 7th, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 7 (IANS) In an initiative to marry science and industry, the head of India's premier industrial research and development body Friday exhorted business leaders to contribute to the ... Read more...

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CSIR to build India’s first innovation complex


September 7th, 2012 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 7 (IANS) In an initiative to marry science and industry, the head of India's premier industrial research and development body Friday exhorted business leaders to contribute to the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Two tonnes of uranium seized in Bolivia


August 29th, 2012 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
La Paz, Aug 29 (IANS/EFE) Bolivian police have confiscated two tonnes of uranium that was being stored at a building in central La Paz located near the US and Spanish ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Assam to bring 5 lakh hectares under double cropping


July 11th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 11 (IANS) The Assam government is planning to bring around 5 lakh hectares under double cropping pattern next season to boost the agriculture production of the state, Agriculture ... Read more...

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Bengal to have two jute parks by this year


July 2nd, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 2 (IANS) West Bengal could have two jute parks, one each in Burdwan and North Dinajpur districts, by the end of 2012, am official said Monday."We are expecting ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Assam hopes for record rice, jute production


June 22nd, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 22 IANS) Despite floods affecting about 10,000 hectares of cropland, Assam hopes to register a record paddy and jute production this year.Assam Agriculture Minister Nilamoni Sen Deka made the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Baba Jai Gurudev to be cremated


May 21st, 2012 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Mathura, May 21 (IANS) Spritual guru Jai Gurudev, who passed away three days ago, will be cremated Monday evening, said a spokesperson from his ashram. He was 116 years old.The ... Read more...

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Baba Jai Gurudev, 116, passes away (Second Lead)


May 19th, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mathura, May 19 (IANS) Spiritual guru Baba Jai Gurudev, who had millions of followers, passed away here late Friday after prolonged illness, a spokesman for his ashram said. He was ... Read more...

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Baba Jai Gurudev, 116, passes away (Lead)


May 19th, 2012 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mathura, May 19 (IANS) Spiritual guru Baba Jai Gurudev, who had millions of followers, passed away here late Friday after prolonged illness, a spokesman for his ashram said. He was ... Read more...

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Spiritual guru Jai Gurudev dies at 116


May 19th, 2012 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mathura, May 19 (IANS) Spiritual guru Baba Jai Gurudev, who had millions of followers, passed away at his ashram here after prolonged illness, an ashram spokesperson said. He was believed ... Read more...

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Sudripto Roy Himachal’s new chief secretary


May 1st, 2012 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 30 (IANS) Sudripto Roy, a 1978-batch Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer, will be the new chief secretary of Himachal Pradesh, replacing Harinder Hira, who retired Monday.Hira was appointed ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Cabinet panel clears Monsoon Mission


April 26th, 2012 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs Thursday approved the implementation of the Rs.400 crore National Monsoon Mission at the Earth System Science Organisation (ESSO) to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Myneni, Rushmi new champions at National Grass Court Tennis


February 11th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 11 (IANS) Men's top seed Rakesh Myneni and women's third seed Rushmi Chakravarthi were crowned champions at the Indian Jute National Grass Court Tennis Championship here Saturday.Myneni ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

National Grass Court Tennis: Top seed Myneni in final


February 10th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 10 (IANS) Men's top seed Rakesh Myneni and women's fourth seed Vaishnavi Peddi Reddy sailed into the finals of Indian Jute National Grass Court Tennis Championships here Friday.Myneni ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

National Grass Court Tennis: Top seed Myneni in semis


February 9th, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 9 (IANS) Men's top seed Saketh Myneni and women's second seed Ankita Raina continued their good run entering the semi-finals of the singles events in the Indian Jute ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Sixth seed Selvaraj bows out of National Grass Court Tennis


February 7th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 7 (IANS) Qualifier Yogesh Phogat upset sixth seeded Ajay Selvaraj while numero uno Saketh Myneni coasted to an easy win in the men's singles first round matches of ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Sukul in round two of national grasscourt tennis


February 6th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 6 (IANS) Fifth-seeded local boy Saurav Sakul marched into the second round with a straight set decimation of Maharashtra's Saurabh Patil in the inaugural match of the Indian ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

‘Northeast needs new road making techniques for growth’


February 6th, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Feb 6 (IANS) To ensure enhanced rural connectivity, growth, investment and environmental protection, sustainable new technology must be adopted in road construction in India, specially in the mountainous ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

National grass court tennis from Feb 6 (Lead)


February 1st, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 1 (IANS) Saketh Myneni has got the pride of place in the men's draw of the Rs.500,000 Indian Jute National Grass Court Tennis Championships to be held on ... Read more...

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National Grass Court Tennis meet from Feb 6


February 1st, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 1 (IANS) Saketh Myneni has got a place in the men's draw of the Rs.5 lakh prize money Indian Jute National Grass Court Tennis Championships to be held ... Read more...

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Probe farmers’ suicides, Congress tells Mamata


December 26th, 2011 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 25 (IANS) The Congress' West Bengal Pradesh unit Sunday urged the Mamata Banerjee government to order a detailed probe into reports of farmers' suicides, and expressed concern ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Many deaths in hooch tragedy due to government’s negligence: Left


December 17th, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 17 (IANS) West Bengal's Left Front Chairman Biman Bose Saturday lashed out at the state government for neglecting the victims of the hooch tragedy, saying that many ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Sitting judge should head Magrahat firing probe: Left Front


December 4th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 4 (IANS) West Bengal's opposition Left Front Sunday demanded a judicial probe by a sitting judge into the Magrahat firing, a day after Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee ... Read more...

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Four Assam jute farmers killed in police firing


October 10th, 2011 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Oct 10 (IANS) At least four farmers were killed and over a dozen injured in Assam Monday after police opened fire to disperse a mob of jute cultivators who ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Durga idol out of waste material in Bengal


September 9th, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 9 (IANS) With the countdown having begun for West Bengal's greatest cultural extravaganza Durga Puja, a private radio channel has come up with a unique initiative of making ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

West Bengal to provide Rs.33 crore fertilizer subsidy


August 26th, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 26 (IANS) The West Bengal government will provide Rs.33 crore subsidy on fertilizers, including urea, to give relief to farmers, Finance Minister Amit Mitra said Friday."Rs.14.58 crore ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Financial subsidy for textiles sector to continue in 12th plan


August 25th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 25 (IANS) The government said Thursday it will continue to provide financial help in the form of interest reimbursement and capital subsidy to the textiles industry during the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

350 rare birds rescued in Ghaziabad


July 29th, 2011 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, July 28 (IANS) About 350 rare birds were Thursday rescued from smugglers on the National Highway-24 in Ghaziabad near Delhi border, an animal activist said.The endangered birds, that included ... Read more...

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Youth lynched for stabbing minor girl


June 24th, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 24 (IANS) Spurned by a minor girl, a youth stabbed her to death in West Bengal's Malda district Friday but was caught and beaten to death by local ... Read more...

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Rina Dhaka makes jute dazzle with Swarovski crystals (With image)


June 8th, 2011 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) Rina Dhaka says her new summer collection brings two worlds together as she has mixed the shine of Swarovski crystals with jute. The designer has ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

India offers incentives to increase trade with Bangladesh


April 23rd, 2011 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) India-Bangladesh trade is set to grow further this fiscal with the South Asian economic giant offering a 25 percent increase in tariff free apparel ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India-Peru to enhance economic cooperation: Anand Sharma


January 17th, 2011 - 9:48 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 17 (ANI): Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma on Monday said that India and Peru should actively work together for enhancing economic cooperation.During his bilateral meeting with Peru's Trade ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Bangladesh opposition calls for strike


November 27th, 2010 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Nov 27 (IANS) Ignoring pleas from the business community which said political agitations have an impairing effect on the country's economy, Bangladesh's main opposition is preparing for a strike Nov ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Artisans at craft museum awaiting Michelle Obama’s visit


November 4th, 2010 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) The rural artisans at the National Handicrafts and Handloom Museum here are an excited lot. Anticipating US First Lady Michelle Obama's visit, they are busy lining up ... Read more...

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