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Meghalaya plans tough measures against illegal immigrants


August 30th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 30 (IANS) Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma Thursday said the state would have a "more stringent institutionalised mechanism than the inner line permit (ILP)" to restrict influx of ... Read more...

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Air Arabia to run two Delhi-Sharjah flights daily


August 29th, 2012 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) In a bid to increase its market share, Middle East based budget carrier Air Arabia Wednesday said it will start operating two daily flight services ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Maruti’s Manesar plant incident was a criminal act: Suzuki


August 23rd, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Aug 23 (IANS) The violence at leading car maker Maruti Suzuki's Manesar plant, that led to the death of a senior executive, was a criminal act and cannot be ... Read more...

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Gay marriage: Churchgoers not to vote Tory in next polls


August 18th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 18 (IANS) At least six out of 10 Britons who attend church services regularly say they are less likely to vote for the Conservative party in the next ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Mamata moves to set up base in Uttar Pradesh


August 16th, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 16 (IANS) Hoping to expand its base in the Hindi heartland of Uttar Pradesh and make an electoral dent, the Trinamool Congress will set up district units ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

‘Government must use designers to create cultural identity’


August 3rd, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The Indian fashion design fraternity needs "complete support" from the government so that they can help in creating more employment opportunities as well as in ... Read more...

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‘Lockout to continue in Maruti’s Manesar plant’


July 30th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, July 30 (IANS) Twelve days after violence at carmaker Maruti's Manesar plant claimed the life of a senior executive, the culprits continue to be at large. The company is ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘Olympics panda’ born in China


July 29th, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Chengdu (China), July 29 (IANS) Veterinarians in southwest China's Sichuan province said a 20-year-old panda gave birth to the panda research centre's first cub of the year on the first ... Read more...

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CITU calls off July 31 transport strike


July 29th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 29 (IANS) The CPI-M's labour arm CITU Sunday withdrew the call for a transport strike Tuesday, a day after bus operators in West Bengal pulled out of the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Malaysia’s pregnant shooter competing at Olympics


July 28th, 2012 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) Malaysia's Nur Suryani Mohammed Taibi, an eight-month pregnant markswoman, will be competing at the London Olympics in the 10-metre air rifle Saturday."Competing at London 2012 is ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Olympic shooter depending on unborn baby to win


July 27th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A heavily-pregnant Olympic shooter is depending on her unborn baby to help her to victory in London, she said Friday.Malaysia's Nur Suryani Mohd Taibi is ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

India pitches for free movement of labour across borders


July 26th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) India's Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma Thursday urged countries across the world, especially in European region, to liberalise visa norms and allow free movement of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

British woman gives birth in coma


July 1st, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 1 (IANS) A British woman delivered a child in coma but lost any memory of even being pregnant at the first place as she gained consciousness a ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Apex body looks at ‘gaps’ in Kashmir juvenile homes


June 28th, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) has taken stock of the "gaps in Kashmir's juvenile homes" during a five-day visit that ended ... Read more...

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Striking Air India pilots seek PM’s intervention


June 25th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The striking Air India pilots Monday sought the prime minister's intervention to end their stand-off with the airline's management. Eleven pilots went on hunger-strike Sunday."We ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Pakistani parliamentarians’ perks criticised


June 11th, 2012 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 11 (IANS) A proposal for a 100 percent increase in travel allowance of Pakistani parliamentarians has been criticised by a daily since it comes at a time when ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Export target hinges on revival of global economy: Fitch


June 5th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 5 (IANS) The government's target of 20 percent growth in exports during 2012-13 would depend largely on the revival of global demand, said credit rating agency Fitch Ratings.The ... Read more...

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Government announces sops; eyes 20 percent exports growth


June 5th, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) The government Tuesday set a target of increasing exports by 20 percent in 2012-13 and announced a series of measures including interest subsidy and market ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

One dead in Toronto mall shooting


June 3rd, 2012 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 3 (IANS) A 25-year-old man died and seven others were injured in a shooting spree at a shopping mall here in Canada, media reports said Sunday.The shooting Saturday ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Rajasthan dairy official suspended


May 25th, 2012 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, May 25 (IANS) An officer of a government-run milk production plant here was suspended while the services of two private labour contractors were scrapped Friday, a day after at ... Read more...

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Puerto Rican inmates sew `HeelCondoms’


May 23rd, 2012 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
San Juan, May 23 (IANS/EFE) Inmates at Vega Alta women's prison in Puerto Rico are reducing their sentences thanks to their daily work of sewing "HeelCondoms", colourful and varied accessories ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Air India feasibility study for new international schedule (Lead)


May 22nd, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, May 22 (IANS) Air India Tuesday said it is planning a feasibility study to determine the international destinations the airline will fly to as it faces a shortage ... Read more...

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AI to prune operations if pilots’ strike continues (Lead)


May 18th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, May 18 (IANS) The government is considering to further curtail Air India's international operations, if a group of pilots continue their strike, which has already lasted for 11 ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

British couple delivers baby in bathroom


May 17th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 17 (IANS) What seems to be a scene taken from some Hollywood movie, a couple in Britain delivered their baby in a bathroom all the while being guided ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘China’s foreign trade outlook grim’ (Lead)


May 15th, 2012 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 15 (IANS) The outlook for China's foreign trade remained grim but the full-year target of a 10-percent rise is still achievable, authorities said Tuesday.The country might register a ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Duff feels her delivery was like a show


May 13th, 2012 - 3:01 am ICT by IANS
London, May 13 (IANS) Singer Hilary Duff, who gave birth to a boy in March, says she luckily had an "easy" delivery, and joked that her family came to ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

4,021 cases settled at Lok Adalat in Delhi


May 13th, 2012 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) A total of 4,021 cases related to civil, matrimonial and other disputes were disposed of at a Lok Adalat conducted here Saturday by the Delhi ... Read more...

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Indian held in South Africa for human trafficking


May 7th, 2012 - 10:09 am ICT by IANS
Cape Town, May 7 (IANS) Six people including an Indian have been arrested for their alleged involvement in the trafficking of at least 47 victims in South Africa, a media ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Woman sets herself on fire in Delhi


April 30th, 2012 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) A 26-year-old woman set herself on fire after an argument with a man who was harassing her with obscene phone calls, police said Monday.Rajwati, a ... Read more...

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Funds for building toilets to be hiked: Jairam


April 25th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) Government is mulling increasing the allocation for constructing toilets under the total sanitation programme, from present Rs.3,500 to Rs.9,900 per toilet, Rural Development Minister Jairam ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

UAE’s participation in Abu Dhabi Dialogue 2 significant: Envoy


April 24th, 2012 - 1:19 am ICT by IANS
Manila, April 23 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) envoy to Philipines has underlined the importance of participating in the Abu Dhabi Dialogue 2 held last week in Manila under ... Read more...

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Annapurna builds world-class film studios in Hyderabad


April 14th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 14 (IANS) Annapurna Studios, one of the leading film production centres in India, Saturday announced it has added five state-of-the-art studios with an investment of Rs.100 crore. The ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Kashmiris subjected to forced labour for 12 years’


April 14th, 2012 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 14 (IANS) A legislator of the Jammu and Kashmir Saturday alleged that people in north Kashmir had been subjected to forced labour for 12 years by the security ... Read more...

Posted in National |

First swine flu death in Mumbai


April 13th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 13 (IANS) Swine flu claimed its first victim in Mumbai as a 23-year-old pregnant woman died in a hospital after she contracted the deadly H1N1 virus, an official ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Buying dream cottage in Himachal may get tougher


April 11th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 11 (IANS) Buying an ultra-luxury cottage or a flat in the idyllic settings of Himachal Pradesh will get tougher and costlier if the state government accepts a commission's ... Read more...

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