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Indian-American surgeon to bring low-cost heart therapy to India


August 4th, 2012 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 4 (IANS) Dr Mukesh Hariawala, an award winning Indian-American artificial heart surgeon, is set to introduce a unique low-cost "triple heart therapy" in India to help patients ... Read more...

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Anand Mahindra gets global leadership award


June 13th, 2012 - 10:58 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 13 (IANS) Anand Mahindra, vice chairman & managing director of Mahindra Group, and Alan Mulally, president & CEO, Ford Motor Company, have been honoured with Global Leadership Awards ... Read more...

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India will restore investor confidence, Krishna tells US


June 13th, 2012 - 10:44 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 13 (IANS) Allaying doubts about India's success story, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna has assured American business that India will restore investor confidence and regain economic momentum and ... Read more...

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SCO summit convenes in Beijing


June 5th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 5 (IANS) The annual Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) leadership summit convened here Tuesday with President Hu Jintao scheduled to meet 10 heads of state visiting China for the ... Read more...

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Days before 26/11, Zardari pledged reconciliation with India


April 7th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) President Asif Ali Zardari, coming here on a day-long trip Sunday, was the first Pakistani leader who promised a "no-first nuclear strike" against India, ... Read more...

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No business can afford to ignore Indian ICT market: Sibal


February 28th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) No business can afford to ignore the growing information communication technology (ICT) market in India given its the demographic profile, Communications Minister Kapil Sibal said ... Read more...

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Credit offtake to pick up next year: Axis Bank


December 9th, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 9 (IANS) Credit growth will start picking up in 2012, Shikha Sharma, managing director and chief executive officer of Axis Bank, said Friday."Credit growth is directly linked to ... Read more...

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Advani keeps PM candidature option open (Lead)


December 3rd, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Keeping open the possibility of his emerging as Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) prime ministerial candidate in the next general elections, party veteran L.K. Advani ... Read more...

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Remove AFSPA but don’t demonise army: Mehbooba


December 3rd, 2011 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Peoples Democratic Party leader Mehbooba Mufti Saturday said the security forces had done a "commendable job" against terrorism in Jammu and Kashmir and they should ... Read more...

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Governments monitoring email, China sucked out CBI’s mails: Assange


December 3rd, 2011 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange Saturday said governments the world over were curbing personal liberty and individual privacy by continuous monitoring of phone calls and emails ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Need effective, not powerful leaders: Chavan


December 3rd, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan Saturday said "effective leaders" were needed more than "powerful leaders" today as people are "well-informed and demand good governance"."I think ... Read more...

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Ex-Spanish PM hopes for decisions on eurozone crisis


December 3rd, 2011 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Former Spanish prime minister Jose Maria Aznar Saturday said that joining an economic block was no substitute for countries to take painful decisions about their ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Australian ex-PM supports move for uranium sale to India


December 3rd, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Former Australian prime minister John Howard Saturday supported the move by his country's governent to lift ban on sale of uranium to India, and ... Read more...

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Farhan wants to work with childhood friend Salman


December 3rd, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) After working with Aamir Khan and Shah Rukh Khan, actor-filmmaker Farhan Akhtar says he is keen to work with his childhood friend Salman Khan.The ... Read more...

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Vidya wants to be known for body of her work


December 3rd, 2011 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) From a shy girl in "Parineeta" to a sex siren in "The Dirty Picture", Vidya Balan has portrayed different roles in her six-year-old career ... Read more...

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Bollywood is not a big bad world, says Vidya Balan


December 3rd, 2011 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS)Contrary of what people perceive of Bollywood, Vidya Balan says she doesn't feel the industry is a "big bad world"."I had heard film industry is ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

PM not able to use authority, says Advani


December 3rd, 2011 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Saturday said Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has not "been able to exercise all authority" by accepting the ... Read more...

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India could be China if there was less democracy: Mahathir


December 3rd, 2011 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Former Malaysian prime minister Mahathir bin Mohamad Friday said India could be China in terms of economic success if it was "less democratic" and remarked ... Read more...

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FDI: Government firm, tries to woo allies (Roundup)


December 2nd, 2011 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Staving off opposition to allowing foreign equity in retail, the government Friday said farmers and consumers will be the casualties if the policy reform ... Read more...

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No need for extra stimulus to boost growth: Montek


December 2nd, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Even as the Indian economy registered its slowest quarterly growth in over two years, Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia Friday said there is ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘Fund infusion wont help education without correcting deficiencies’


December 2nd, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Even as India readies to infuse huge funds into the education sector in the 12th Five Year Plan (2012-17), the government will need to make ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Pranab lowers 2011-12 growth projection to 7.5 percent


December 2nd, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) After a slump in growth in the first two quarters of the current financial year, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Friday lowered the economic growth ... Read more...

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Can’t let politics block valued foreign equity in retail: Pranab


December 2nd, 2011 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Farmers and consumers will be the casualties if foreign equity in retail trade is prevented for narrow political gain, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said ... Read more...

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Author-diplomat Navtej Sarna gets Sikh Heritage Award


October 16th, 2011 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 16 (IANS) Author and diplomat Navtej Sarna has received one of the three Sikh Heritage Awards for 'vision' for contributing towards "Elevating the Sikh Experience" from the ... Read more...

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Increasing farm productivity key to food security: Thomas


September 15th, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Increasing agricultural productivity is a "key challenge for ensuring national food security," according to Minister of State for Food and Agriculture K.V. Thomas.Suggesting a programme ... Read more...

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US-India business conclave to boost commercial ties


June 20th, 2011 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 20 (IANS) Leading Indian and US business leaders are set to meet here this week to take stock of the US-India commercial relationship and calibrate a ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Bush cancels scheduled speech in Denver to avoid being seen together with Assange


February 26th, 2011 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 26 (ANI): Former US President George W. Bush had cancelled his scheduled speech on Friday after he came to know that the group that invited him, the Young Presidents Organization, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Colombia seeks Indian investment in IT


February 3rd, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) Colombia, one of the largest economies of South America, is offering a host of incentives to attract Indian software firms in a bid to make itself a ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

PM seeks to clear airwaves on 2G spectrum scam (Intro Roundup)


November 20th, 2010 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh dealt suitably with every letter to him for sanction to prosecute then communications minister A. Raja on the alleged second generation (2G) ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

PM says guilty will not be spared; PMO files affidavit (Roundup)


November 20th, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday warned that no one found guilty of wrongdoing will be spared, but refrained from making any direct personal remark on the ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh says dialogue with Pak only after ‘terror machine’ is under control


November 20th, 2010 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.20 (ANI): The Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said on Saturday that India has been making efforts to normalise relations with Pakistan but dialogue cannot take place until the "terror ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Humanity has to fight challenges of terrorism, hunger: PM


November 20th, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Urging the people to act as responsible global citizens, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday said that humanity as a whole will have to fight together against ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Manmohan Singh promises action against anybody found guilty in 2G scam


November 20th, 2010 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.20 (ANI): The Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday promised action against anybody found guilty in the 2G spectrum allocation.He also said the government was not afraid of discussion ... Read more...

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Don’t ask on cabinet reshuffle but we need young people: PM (Lead)


November 20th, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday said the people will come to know as and when he decides to reshuffle his cabinet, adding that a resurgent and ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

India must leverage advantage of young population: PM


November 20th, 2010 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Saturday the country must leverage the advantage of a young population to emerge as the leader in global innovation.Speaking at the ... Read more...

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