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Pitt to handpick wine for wedding


August 28th, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Aug 28 (IANS) Actor Brad Pitt is reportedly planning to serve his own brand of wine from the Miraval estate in France on his wedding day.The 48-year-old, who ... Read more...

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Curbs on Uninor sale: Court notice to Unitech


August 21st, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday issued notice to Unitech Ltd. on a plea by Unitech Wireless (Tamil Nadu) Pvt. Ltd. challenging a Company Law Board ... Read more...

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Krishna assures Sarabjit’s family he will take up issue


August 17th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna has assured the family of Sarabjit Singh, an Indian national on death row in Pakistan, that he would take up ... Read more...

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Sridevi 15 times beautiful, better actress now: RGV (Movie Snippets)


August 16th, 2012 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma is so impressed with the trailer of "English Vinglish" that he is praising its lead actress Sridevi to the skies.Gauri ... Read more...

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Corporates told to give handlooms, handicraft products as gift items


August 13th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) The textiles ministry is organising a conclave appealing to Indian industries to source domestic handlooms and handicrafts for corporate gifting instead of regular gift such ... Read more...

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Low cost tablets gain market share


August 12th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Low-cost sleek tablets, some with exceptional features, have flooded the price-conscious Indian market in recent months, challenging expensive brands.According to Vishal Tripathi, principal research analyst, ... Read more...

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Pitt buys motorbike for son


August 8th, 2012 - 9:16 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 8 (IANS) Hollywood star Brad Pitt has bought his adopted son Maddox a motorbike on his 11th birthday. Maddox, who turned 11 Sunday, received a Suzuki ... Read more...

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Court modifies CLB order on Unitech auction


August 6th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday modified a Company Law Board (CLB) order and allowed Uninor, a joint venture of Norwegian firm Telenor and Unitech Group, ... Read more...

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Company Law Board stays Uninor’s proposed asset auction


August 3rd, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The Company Law Board (CLB) Friday ordered telecom service provider Uninor not to proceed with its plan of auctioning its assets.The CLB will hear the ... Read more...

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Peter Andre a proud dad


July 30th, 2012 - 4:46 am ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) Singer Peter Andre's seven-year-old son Junior has developed a keen interest in reading, which has made his father very proud."I am so chuffed as Junior has ... Read more...

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HRD ministry to preserve Kashmir’s manuscripts, paintings


July 21st, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 21 (IANS) Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal Saturday said that his ministry has decided to take up preservation of Kashmir's rich manuscript wealth under the national ... Read more...

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India at Olympics: Indians abroad have high expectations (With Image)


July 21st, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
No matter where they live in the world, non-resident Indians, particularly the older generation, will cheer for Indian participants at the London Olympics. Even those born in their countries of residence ... Read more...

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People taking interest in presidential poll: Sangma (Lead)


July 15th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 15 (IANS) For the first time in the last three decades, people are taking keen interest in presidential election and it has become a topic of discussion ... Read more...

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L’Oreal to set up Rs.400 crore plant in Himachal


July 11th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 11 (IANS) French cosmetics giant L'Oreal has shown keen interest in setting up a facility in Himachal Pradesh, the first in north India, state Industries Minister Kishan ... Read more...

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India keen to invest in Ghana’s oil industry (Lead)


July 10th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, July 10 (IANS) India is seeking to invest in Ghana'soil and gas sector and double trade with West Africa to $40 billion by 2015 as part of its growing efforts ... Read more...

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India expresses interest in Ghanaian oil as mega trade show opens


July 10th, 2012 - 11:23 am ICT by IANS
Accra, July 10 (IANS) India is keen to invest in Ghana's hydrocarbon industry, visiting Commerce Minister Anand Sharma said as a large Indian trade expo opened here Monday. Ghana began ... Read more...

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Double entendre, wacky songs score in Bollywood


July 6th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Wacky, quirky and full of double entendre, Bollywood songs are going irreverent with a vengeance. If "Bhaag D.K. Bose" was a shocker, what about ... Read more...

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India offers $100 mn to improve Nigeria’s power supply


June 24th, 2012 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Lagos, June 24 (IANS) India is offering a helping hand to Nigeria in the country's bid to generate enough electricity to meet the ever-growing demand in Africa's most populous nation.... Read more...

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India’s S. Rajan re-elected to UN sea body


June 7th, 2012 - 10:25 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, June 7 (IANS) In a keenly contested election, India's candidate Dr. S. Rajan, has been re-elected to the Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf (CLCS) for ... Read more...

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Mira Nair finds India distributor for ‘… Fundamentalist’


June 6th, 2012 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 6 (IANS) Filmmaker Mira Nair wasn't sure whether "The Reluctant Fundamentalist", on Islamic fundamentalism with a Pakistani protagonist, would get released in India. But she has now found ... Read more...

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Akhilesh Yadav’s wife to contest Kannauj by-election (Lead)


May 26th, 2012 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 26 (IANS) Dimple Yadav, wife of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, will contest the June 24 Lok Sabha by-election from Kannauj constituency, the Samajwadi Party announced Saturday. ... Read more...

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Britain interested in Kerala infrastructure projects


May 22nd, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 22 (IANS) In a major boost for the 'Emerging Kerala' Global Connect campaign, Britain Tuesday showed keen interest in infrastructure projects and promised to provide their details to ... Read more...

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Kashish returns, set to take queer films straight to hearts


May 21st, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) It's time for the queers to get the straight treatment! With over 125 films in different languages from across the globe, the third edition of ... Read more...

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Be honest, Omar tells Kashmiri traders


May 14th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 14 (IANS) Most Kashmiri handicraft traders are honest but a few dishonest ones are giving everyone a bad name, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said Monday.Speaking ... Read more...

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Indian books on spirituality a big draw (Lead)


May 12th, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 12 (IANS) Books on Indian spiritualism are in great demand in foreign countries, and even the Chinese are impressed, National Book Trust (NBT) director M.A. Sikander said Saturday."Books ... Read more...

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Indian books on spirituality a big draw, says NBT chief


May 12th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 12 (IANS) The books on Indian spiritualism are in great demand in foreign countries, and even the Chinese are quite impressed with their neighbouring people's spiritual richness, ... Read more...

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Mumbai gets a new civic chief


April 30th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 30 (IANS) As the current Mumbai civic body chief retired Monday, Sitaram Kunta, an IAS officer of the 1985 batch was named the new municipal commissioner of Brihanmumbai ... Read more...

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India asks Qatar for additional 3 mn tonnes of gas


April 23rd, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Doha, April 23 (IANS) India Monday urged Qatar to increase the supply of natural gas by 3 million tonnes to meet immediate requirements.India imports 7.5 million tonnes of liquified natural ... Read more...

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Tensions between Buchanan and Wright in New Zealand cricket


March 29th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, March 29 (IANS) There is tension simmering in New Zealand Cricket (NZC) between director of cricket John Buchanan and coach John Wright.NZC chief executive David White admitted that there ... Read more...

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Saudi youth explore India’s IT, education space


March 29th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) A 40-member Saudi Arabian youth team that is in India to promote interactions in the field of science and technology and to gain a ... Read more...

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Saudi Arabia seeks Bangalore hospital’s help for telemedicine centre


March 26th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 26 (IANS) Saudi Arabia Monday sought the help of Narayana Hrudayalaya (cardiac hospital) in setting up a telemedicine centre in the kingdom for providing remote healthcare to its ... Read more...

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Saudi youth visit Indian satellite centre


March 26th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 26 (IANS) A 40-member youth delegation from Saudi Arabia, led by the kingdom's Deputy Foreign Minister Abdul Aziz bin Abdullah visited the satellite centre of the state-run ... Read more...

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UP mulls metro, mono rail in big cities


March 24th, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 24 (IANS) In a major bid to haul up the state's infrastructure, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Saturday ordered his officials to prepare feasibility reports for running ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi prince meets US defence secretary


March 16th, 2012 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, March 16 (IANS/WAM) Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, crown prince of Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has met visiting US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta ... Read more...

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IRKUT sees good potential for MC-21 aircraft in India


March 15th, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 15 (IANS) Russia's IRKUT Corp, a part of United Aircraft Corporation (UAC), hopes to bag significant orders from India for its MC-21 futuristic aircraft, which will be rolled ... Read more...

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