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Panel suggests national media policy, regulation of media education


July 26th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Bringing out a National Media Policy to address the new media landscape, regulation of media education in the country, a National Film Policy to ... Read more...

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Spectrum is already liberalised since 1999: Vodafone


July 16th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Telecom service provider Vodafone India said Monday it was concerned about the liberalisation of spectrum recently announced by the Department of Telecom (DoT), as a ... Read more...

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Myanmar tightens control of media: Watchdog


June 30th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, June 30 (IANS) Myanmar is tightening restrictions on the press following its coverage of the unrest in the country, a media watchdog has said.The government has reacted in a ... Read more...

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Liberal Indian visa a good thing, says daily


February 18th, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 18 (IANS) A liberal visa policy is a welcome step for Pakistanis wanting to visit India as "the current process is incredibly Byzantine", a leading Pakistani daily said ... Read more...

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China to further open economy


February 3rd, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 3 (IANS) China will further open up its economy and maintain a "balanced and sustainable economic growth" in the near future, Vice Premier Li Keqiang said.The country is ... Read more...

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CPI-M mocks at PM’s initiatives to tackle corruption


January 2nd, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 2 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Monday mocked at Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's "transformational initiatives" to empower people and fight corruption, and blamed the policies ... Read more...

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China issues first white paper on foreign trade


December 7th, 2011 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 7 (IANS) The Chinese government Wednesday issued a white paper on foreign trade, highlighting the country's achievements in boosting foreign trade and its contribution to the world economy.China ... Read more...

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Highlights of Manmohan-Gilani meeting


November 10th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Key highlights and outcomes of the first formal talks between the two leaders since India and Pakistan resumed their peace process early this year:* Both Manmohan Singh and Gilani vowed ... Read more...

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Business visa issues will be resolved: Pakistani minister


September 29th, 2011 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Continuing trade diplomacy on his five-day visit to India, Pakistani Commerce Minister Amin Fahim Thursday said businessmen of both countries would soon be able to ... Read more...

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Pakistan commerce minister in India September-end, MFN likely


September 5th, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) India and Pakistan are set to scale up bilateral trade and business when Pakistan's Commerce Minister Makhdoom Amin Fahim comes here later this month on ... Read more...

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Greek taxi drivers vow to continue strike


July 30th, 2011 - 2:12 am ICT by BNO News
ATHENS (BNO NEWS) -- Greece's taxi drivers vowed on Friday to continue with their strike after a meeting with Transport Minister Yiannis Ragousis failed to break the deadlock, the Kathimerini newspaper reported.Efthymios ... Read more...

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Greek police fire tear gas at striking taxi drivers


July 21st, 2011 - 1:56 am ICT by BNO News
ATHENS (BNO NEWS) -- Greek riot police on Wednesday fired tear gas at taxi drivers who have been striking since Monday outside the transport ministry headquarters in northern Athens, the Kathimerini newspaper ... Read more...

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U.S. and Saudi Arabia reach initial Open Skies Agreement


April 19th, 2011 - 1:31 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON D.C. -- The United States Department of State on Monday announced that the U.S. and Saudi Arabia reached an initial Open Skies Agreement."The Agreement, which will be applied on the basis ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Mukherjee presents awards to National Architectural Design Competition winners


April 16th, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 16(ANI): Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday presented the prize winning architects of the National Architectural Design Competition for Rajaswa Bhawan with citation and cash Prize at ... Read more...

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India ready to tackle serious challenges to emerge as a developed country: Mukherjee


March 3rd, 2011 - 10:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 3(ANI): Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday stressed that the country is ready to tackle series serious challenges, including the challenge of rising expectations of a young ... Read more...

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Wrongdoers in 2G will be dealt with severely: PM (Lead)


February 24th, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday said anyone found guilty in the 2G spectrum scam would be "severely dealt with under the due process of law", but ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Education reforms must to build talent faster: Murthy


October 27th, 2010 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 26 (IANS) India needs drastic reforms in the education sector to build a vast talent pool for driving the IT industry growth faster, Infosys Technologies Ltd chairman N.R. Narayana Murthy ... Read more...

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Sarah Palin Not In Support Of Legalizing Marijuana


June 21st, 2010 - 8:12 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 21, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin recently appeared on the Fox Business Network with libertarian-leaning Republican Rep. Ron Paul. Here, she said that the ... Read more...

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Firms to use schools, colleges for skill training: Sibal


March 30th, 2010 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Public assets like schools and colleges may soon be used by private companies for skill training free of cost, Union Minister for Human Resource Development Kapil Sibal ... Read more...

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Global voices join against privatisation, anti-worker policies


March 20th, 2010 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma Chandigarh, March 20 (IANS) Workers across the world are against privatisation and capitalism and a global policy should be formed to prevent discrimination against workers, said communist leaders from European, ... Read more...

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India receives 20.9 billion dollars Foreign Direct Investment


February 26th, 2010 - 7:05 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 26 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Friday said that the country has received a Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) equity inflows of US 20.9 billion dollars during ... Read more...

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CCEA reviews list of cases requiring prior approval for FDI


February 11th, 2010 - 7:21 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 11 (ANI): The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs on Thursday approved a proposal of the Commerce and Industry Ministry to review the policy on cases requiring prior government approval ... Read more...

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Soni calls upon magazine sector to fully utilise its potential


November 5th, 2009 - 6:47 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 5 (ANI): Minister of Information and Broadcasting Ambika Soni today called upon all the stakeholders in the magazine sector to harness the potential available in the sector so ... Read more...

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India wants speedy negotiations in Indo-US nuke deal


May 22nd, 2009 - 9:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 22 (ANI): In a bid to move forward the Indo-US civilian nuclear deal, India has sought speedy negotiations of reprocessing arrangements as well as liberalization of the export licensing ... Read more...

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Mayawati to be next Indian PM: pollster


February 23rd, 2009 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 23 (IANS) The coming Indian general election is likely to lead to a Left leaning government led by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati, a leading pollster predicted Monday. Yashwant Deshmukh, who ... Read more...

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Liberalisation of the global economy should continue: Kamal Nath


January 30th, 2009 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
Davos, Jan.30 (ANI): Concerned by the worldwide economic slowdown, Union Commerce and Industry Minister Kamal Nath has urged the international community to join hands for more efforts to liberalise the global ... Read more...

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India to include Canada’’s Canola oil in existing Tariff Rated Quota, lauds doubling of trade


January 12th, 2009 - 9:47 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan.12 (ANI): Commerce Minister Kamal Nath met his Canadian counterpart Reginald Ritz on Monday and emphasised the need for furthering the cause of multilateral trading regime based on fair ... Read more...

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Government approves new air services agreement between India and Iran


October 31st, 2008 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 31 (ANI): The Government has approved the signing of a new and more liberalized Air Services Agreement (ASA) between India and Iran. The existing one was initialed on ... Read more...

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India should strengthen its public distribution system to reduce food scarcity


October 16th, 2008 - 1:07 pm ICT by admin
By Sarika TripathiThe Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of United Nations has recently issued a report which reveals that currently there are 75 million (7.5 crore) people in the world who have ... Read more...

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Need stake holders to liberalise education in India: Montek


August 2nd, 2008 - 1:50 am ICT by IANS
Pune, Aug 2(IANS) The Deputy Chairman of the Planning Commission Montek Singh Ahluwalia Friday said the education sector needs some "vocal stake holders" to bring about liberalization. Speaking during the inauguration of ... Read more...

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India to explore possibility of cooperation in mining sector with Ecuador


July 17th, 2008 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 17 (ANI): Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ecuador Jose Valencia met Minister of State for Mines B. K. Handique here today. The Ministers of both the countries ... Read more...

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Text of PM’s speech at Assocham’s annual meeting


June 2nd, 2008 - 4:03 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Following is the text of Prime Minister's speech at the annual meeting of the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry (Assocham) here Monday, where he called for ... Read more...

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EU ministers agree to negotiate on Russia deal


May 26th, 2008 - 8:36 pm ICT by admin
DPA Brussels, May 26 (DPA) European Union (EU) foreign ministers Monday discussed proposals to strengthen the bloc's ties with its eastern neighbours, especially Ukraine, and agreed to negotiate a key deal with Russia. ... Read more...

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Central Secretariat staff to learn HR techniques


March 25th, 2008 - 9:57 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) The Central Secretariat staff will, for the first time, get a peek into management techniques and the latest developments in human resource development, hoping these new concepts ... Read more...

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India Inc shone bright at defence exposition


February 20th, 2008 - 1:03 pm ICT by admin
By Vishnu Makhijani New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) India Inc shone bright and clear at the just concluded international defence exposition here, sending out a clear message it was eager to manufacture military ... Read more...

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