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Colombia looks to brew coffee business with India


September 13th, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) Colombia is looking forward to bringing its world renowned coffee brands like Juan Valdez to India and market the products in the region."We see a ... Read more...

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Kids rescued from Russian Muslim sect’s bunker


August 9th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) Dozens of children have been rescued from an underground bunker of a Russian Islamist sect where they were living without daylight for a decade, Sky News ... Read more...

Posted in World |

HCL Info partners Consolidated Gulf to sell products in Qatar


July 16th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) HCL Infosystems Monday said it has signed a deal with Qatar's technology and engineering solutions and services provider Consolidated Gulf (CGC) to distribute its laptops, ... Read more...

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T20 World Cup ticket sales exceed 100,000


June 28th, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, June 28 (IANS) More than 100,000 tickets have been sold for the ICC World Twenty20 Cup in Sri Lanka, the International Cricket Council (ICC) said in a statement here ... Read more...

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Zubair Kirmani takes designer menswear to Srinagar


May 19th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Delhi-based designer Zubair Kirmani, who hails from Srinagar, has recently set up shop in his native town in an attempt to cater to the ... Read more...

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Haryana university student alleges gang-rape


May 18th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 18 (IANS) A first-year girl student of law at Haryana's all-women university, Bhagat Phool Singh Women's University, near Sonipat town has been hospitalised after alleged gang-rape by four ... Read more...

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Shanghai woos foreign educated natives


April 26th, 2012 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 26 (IANS) Shanghai natives returning to their home town for work, after having completed their overseas education, are being offered privileges in the city's schools for their children ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Taj city goes without milk


March 23rd, 2012 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, March 23 (IANS) Strike by milk vendors, retailers and "cycle-tanki-wallahs" continued for the fourth day Friday in the Taj city, with no hope of an early resolution of the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

The rebirth of Japan’s tsunami land


March 11th, 2012 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Natori (Japan), March 11 (IANS) Kiyoshi Mori drives about one hour everyday from Sendai to inland Takadate Yoshida to grow komatsuna, a green leaf vegetable that is very popular among ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Britons held for smuggling ‘fake’ artefacts out of Egypt


February 28th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 28 (IANS) A British couple were arrested at an Egyptian airport on suspicion of trying to smuggle antiquities out of the country before experts realised they were imitations ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Apex court poser on plea against rights panel chief (Lead)


February 13th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday asked the government what action it has taken on the representation by NGO Common Cause alleging "grave misbehaviour" against National Human ... Read more...

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TCS, Mitsubishi form joint venture firm


February 8th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 8 (IANS) IT major Tata Consultancy Services Wednesday said it had entered into a pact with Japan's Mitsubishi to set up a joint venture in Japan.The new firm, ... Read more...

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Fishermen snare 881-pound tuna & feds take it away


November 23rd, 2011 - 9:29 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New Bedford, Mass., Nov 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Massachusetts fisherman couldn’t believe his luck when the feds took an 881-pound tuna from him. Carlos Rafael has the permit to fish tuna but ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Minor abducted, gang-raped


November 16th, 2011 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) Four youth abducted and raped a 16-year-old minor here, police said Tuesday, adding a search was on for them.The victim, a resident of Ujwa village ... Read more...

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‘Killers’ of man, who turns out to be alive, set free


November 4th, 2011 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday released, on bail, four members of a family who were sentenced to life imprisonment for murdering a person who later surfaced ... Read more...

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Youth held with revolver at Rahul’s rally


October 20th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Amethi, Oct 20 (IANS) A 19-year-old youth carrying a revolver was arrested by the Special Protection Group (SPG) for attempting to get close to Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi ... Read more...

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Kudankulam blockade unfortunate, says union minister, urges talks


October 15th, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 15 (IANS) The blocking of entry points by anti-Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) activists, preventing employees from going to work, is an unfortunate development and they should come ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Soaring gold price dampens consumer sentiment


August 20th, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) Soaring gold price caused by international economic concerns seem to have dampened sentiments of the domestic consumers who are being deterred by an all-time high ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

141 mn people to use mobiles for payments: Gartner


July 21st, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) Worldwide, 141.1 million people will use mobile phones as the preferred means of paying their dues this year against 102.1 million in 2010, a study ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Five home guards quit over Maoist fears in Orissa


July 9th, 2011 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 9 (IANS) At least five police home guards in Orissa's Koraput district submitted their resignations Saturday fearing attack by Maoists, who recently killed two policemen in the region, ... Read more...

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Five tonnes of sub-standard food destroyed in Abu Dhabi


July 2nd, 2011 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 2 (IANS/WAM) The municipality of Abu Dhabi city has destroyed over five tonnes of food material for falling short of specifications and health standards ... Read more...

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Man held for stealing silver ‘eyes’ from Pakistan shrine


July 2nd, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 2 (IANS) A man has been arrested for stealing silver "eyes" from a Pakistani shrine that is believed to restore sight to the blind.Police said that people who ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Man kills woman, hijacks bus, shot dead in China


June 11th, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 11 (IANS) A man, suspected of killing a woman during a scuffle at a local market, was shot dead Saturday in China's Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region after he ... Read more...

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No headway in Delhi High Court blast case: Pillai (Lead)


May 28th, 2011 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) Investigating agencies have so far made no headway in cracking the latest Delhi blast case as "very few" people saw somebody leaving an explosive-laden bag ... Read more...

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No headway in Delhi High Court blast case: Pillai


May 28th, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) Investigating agencies have so far made no headway in cracking the latest Delhi blast case as "only a few" people had seen somebody leaving an ... Read more...

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Netherlands to close cannabis coffee shops to tourists


May 28th, 2011 - 12:46 am ICT by BNO News
AMSTERDAM (BNO NEWS) -- In an effort to stop drug tourism, the Dutch government on Friday decided to restrict access to cannabis coffee shops so that tourists will no longer be able ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

At least 16 killed in northern Pakistan bomb blast


May 26th, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by BNO News
HANGU, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- At least 16 people were killed after a powerful bomb blast rocked a District Police Officer (DPO) station in northern Pakistan, officials said Thursday.According to reports, the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

LFW advances winter/festive edition to August


April 5th, 2011 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 5 (IANS) The dates for the winter/festive edition of the Lakme Fashion Week (LFW) have been advanced and the event will now be held Aug 17-21 to provide ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Japan quake jolts Bangladesh used car market


March 20th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 20 (IANS) Bangladesh, which imports around 40,000 used or reconditioned cars annually from Japan, has been badly hit by the March 11 earthquake and tsunami.Prices of imported used ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

GE Healthcare to invest $50 mn in India on new products


March 17th, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 17 (IANS) Global medical devices major GE Healthcare will invest $50 million (Rs.225 million) in India to roll out more diagnostic products for the growing domestic market, a ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Daimler to label India trucks BharatBenz, unveils new logo


February 17th, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 17 (IANS) German auto major Daimler AG Thursday announced that trucks rolling out of its Indian plant would be labelled BharatBenz. The company also unveiled a new logo for the ... Read more...

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Car jacker turns out to be Seemapuri gang rape accused


February 9th, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) What appeared to be a routine arrest in a car-jacking case quickly turned out to be an important breakthrough for Delhi Police as they realised the ... Read more...

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Meg Ryan Dons The Garb Of A Hippie


January 12th, 2011 - 11:28 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
is set against the backdrop of fictional South American country Tecala. Meg Ryan essays the role of   Alice Bowman, a hippie. It is a thriller where Alice’s husband has been ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Gujjar protest makes Jaipur hoteliers to lure residents in absence of tourists


December 31st, 2010 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
By Lokender SinghJaipur, Dec.31 (ANI): Hoteliers in Jaipur lured residents with attractive packages to make up the losses caused by absence of tourists, due to the blockade by Gujjars in the stir ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

China’s Huawei to invest $2 bn on Indian telecom lab, factory


December 14th, 2010 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) On the eve of Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao's visit to India, Shanghai-based telecom equipment manufacturer Huawei Tuesday announced an investment of $2 billion in a new research ... Read more...

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