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Hardeep Puri, Prashant Bhushan at Harvard meet (Lead)


March 24th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Boston, March 24 (IANS) Leaders representing India's government, business, politics, law, media and entertainment, including Hardeep Puri, India's Permanent Representative at the UN and Supreme Court lawyer and civil ... Read more...

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Harvard meet on where India is headed


March 24th, 2012 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
Boston, March 24 (IANS) International leaders from government, business, non-profit, media and entertainment sectors are meeting here over the weekend to discuss where India stands currently and where it is ... Read more...

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Bio-technology the only way to combat world hunger: Experts


October 20th, 2011 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, Oct 20 (IANS) Bio-technology needs to be adopted more widely to combat the spectre of global hunger, said agriculturists from all over the world, policy experts, senior US officials ... Read more...

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Indian, Chinese and Canadian businesses, govt. to atend Cleantech Forum in Toronto


March 21st, 2011 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar. 21 (ANI): The Canada China Business Council and the Canada-India Business Council are pleased to announce that they are hosting a Cleantech Forum for the first time in which ... Read more...

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Commonwealth law meet to discuss impact of globalisation on rights


February 4th, 2011 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 4 (IANS) The impact of globalisation on socio-economic rights, human rights and rule of law are among the wide-ranging issues to be discussed during the 17th Commonwealth Law Conference ... Read more...

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India to host 8th Asian Network for Quality Congress


October 1st, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.1 (ANI-Business Wire India): The 8TH Asian Network for Quality Congress to be held between October 19 and 22 here, promises to be a truly international quality event of the ... Read more...

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International Day Against Homophobia (17 May): Protect the right to life with dignity of LGBT community


May 14th, 2010 - 12:27 pm ICT by admin
By Shobha Shukla - CNSWell, why do we need to celebrate such a day? "Homophobia is expressed in ways which does not treat MSMs, lesbians and transgenders with respect, and prevents their ... Read more...

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Time for grown-ups to listen to young sane voices:Save fuel, save environment


January 24th, 2010 - 9:13 pm ICT by admin
By Bobby Ramakant/CNS The young people are the true custodian of our future, so their voices must not be ignored. The children who live in urban slums in state capital of Uttar Pradesh ... Read more...

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IITians to the aid of their short-staffed alma mater


October 1st, 2009 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Oct 1 (IANS) With IITs in India perpetually short of teaching staff, the seventh Pan-IIT Global Conference in Chicago next week will prepare a database of alumni ready ... Read more...

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Over 50 countries to participate in Energy Summit


September 28th, 2009 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Sep 28 (IANS) Over 50 countries will be participating in the World Future Energy Summit 2010 to be held here Jan 18-21 next year, a WAM report said Monday. The city ... Read more...

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EU, Indian civil society to discuss trade relations


September 23rd, 2009 - 4:51 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, Sep 23 (IANS) The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) will organise a "Trade and Development Workshop" at the India Habitat Centre in New Delhi Thursday, EuAsiaNews reported. At the workshop, ... Read more...

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The Iron Curtain first opened with a picnic


August 18th, 2009 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Robert Hodgson Budapest, Aug 18 (DPA) Twenty years ago, thousands gathered in a field near Sopron, on Hungary's border with Austria, for a "Pan-European Picnic" to protest the Iron Curtain that had ... Read more...

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India’s Bindeshwar Pathak to receive Stockholm Water Prize


August 17th, 2009 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, Aug 17 (DPA) India's Bindeshwar Pathak, the founder of Sulabh sanitation movement, will receive the 2009 Stockholm Water Prize, as delegates from over 130 countries gathered here Monday for the annual ... Read more...

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Pak designer’s fashion show proceeds to be used for NWFP displaced welfare


August 6th, 2009 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Arlington (Virginia, US), Aug.6 (ANI): Renowned Pakistani designer Deepak Perwani will organize a fashion show here on August 15, the proceeds of which will be used for the welfare of the ... Read more...

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Bill Clinton to address IIT summit in Chicago


August 4th, 2009 - 9:36 am ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 4 (IANS) Former American President Bill Clinton will be among many top leaders to address the seventh Pan-IIT Global Conference being held in Chicago in October. Kapil Sibal, Indian ... Read more...

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Sun Microsystems to hold global conference in Hyderabad


February 4th, 2009 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 4 (IANS) Given the growing international profile of the Indian software industry, Sun Microsystems is organising its global annual developer conference here Feb 18-20 for the third time in as ... Read more...

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2009 to be celebrated as International Year of Astronomy


December 30th, 2008 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
Berlin, Dec 30 (ANI): The world is gearing up to celebrate 2009 as the International Year of Astronomy.The International Year of Astronomy 2009 (IYA2009) has been launched by the International Astronomical ... Read more...

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Meet on entrepreneurship development in Hyderabad


October 24th, 2008 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 24 (IANS) TiE-ISB Connect 2008, the annual networking event for entrepreneurs and investors, will be organised at the Indian School of Business (ISB) here Nov 5-7.The event is being jointly ... Read more...

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Sir Salman Rushdie pays tribute to fatwa opposition


May 27th, 2008 - 12:23 pm ICT by admin
London, May 27 (ANI): Sir Salman Rushdie has thanked all those who supported him and opposed the fatwa imposed on him 20 years ago for writing his controversial novel, The Satanic ... Read more...

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Wharton India Economic forum to define ‘global Indian’


March 20th, 2008 - 12:22 pm ICT by admin
By Arun Kumar Washington, March 20 (IANS) Former Indian president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam and venture capitalist Vinod Dham, considered the father of the Intel Pentium microprocessor, will be keynote speakers at this year's ... Read more...

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Dr. Sandhu conferred with ‘Glory of India Award’


January 12th, 2008 - 3:16 pm ICT by admin
By Ravinder Singh Robin Amritsar, Jan 12 (ANI): The Indian International Friendship Society has presented the "Glory of India Award" to Dr. Shivinder Singh Sandhu, an orthopaedic surgeon based in USA, at a ... Read more...

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