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Kolkata civic body on overdrive to contain dengue


September 6th, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 6 (IANS) After West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee called for cleaning up the city due to a dengue outbreak, Kolkata Municipal Corporation has intensified vigil to ... Read more...

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South Korean president apologizes for surge in sex crimes


August 31st, 2012 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Aug 31 (IANS) South Korean President Lee Myung-bak offered a public apology Friday after a seven-year-old girl became the latest victim of a recent series of sex crimes."I apologize ... Read more...

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Major steps to boost power generation soon


August 25th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) The government is fortifying major initiatives undertaken earlier to improve the power situation in the light of the country's worst blackout last month.Minister of State ... Read more...

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Tunnel from Pakistan for major induction into India


August 9th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 9 (IANS) A long underground tunnel dug from Pakistan into Jammu and Kashmir was meant to push a large body of people into India and not small groups ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Indo-Arab chamber sets up south India chapter


August 4th, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 4 (IANS) The Indo-Arab Chamber of Commerce & Industries has set up its south India chapter here to accelerate trade, investments and joint ventures between industries located in ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro plans extra trips for Raksha Bandhan


August 1st, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) The Delhi Metro will run 160 extra trips to avoid over-crowding Thursday in view of the Raksha Bandhan festival, an official said."The Metro will provide ... Read more...

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Air India pilots officially call off strike


July 4th, 2012 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) The 59-day strike by Air India pilots ended Wednesday, a day after the aviators assured the Delhi High Court that they would call off their ... Read more...

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Indian workers in Ghana left in the lurch


July 1st, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, July 1 (IANS) Three years ago a group of five Indian workers arrived in Ghana to make a living at a local steel company located near the capital of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Despite strike, Air India passenger traffic grows


July 1st, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Despite a crippling 55-day-long strike, Air India has carried three percent more passengers between June 1 and June 20 from a year ago and would ... Read more...

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With pilots on strike, Air India losses mount to Rs.600 crore


June 29th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) Air India's losses have mounted to Rs.600 crore with the pilots' strike continuing for the 54th day Friday.The pilots are demanding reinstatement of their ... Read more...

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Steps taken to tackle spread of fever in Kerala: Chandy


June 21st, 2012 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 21 (IANS) With Kerala assembly Speaker G. Karthikeyan too down with fever, which seems to be assuming gigantic proportions, the government has moved to ensure more than adequate ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Striking Air India pilots move court over non-payment of dues


June 12th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) A section of striking Air India pilots Tuesday said they have moved the Delhi High Court against the non-payment of their salaries for March."Our strike ... Read more...

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Air India to hire new pilots, stabilise operations (Lead)


June 6th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh Wednesday said Air India will go ahead and hire new pilots to tackle a prolonged strike by a section of ... Read more...

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Air India: The Great Divide Within


May 13th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Air India is at war, with itself. There are two systems working side by side in the flag carrier and the current pilots' agitation, if ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Indian books on spirituality a big draw (Lead)


May 12th, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 12 (IANS) Books on Indian spiritualism are in great demand in foreign countries, and even the Chinese are impressed, National Book Trust (NBT) director M.A. Sikander said Saturday."Books ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Indian books on spirituality a big draw, says NBT chief


May 12th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 12 (IANS) The books on Indian spiritualism are in great demand in foreign countries, and even the Chinese are quite impressed with their neighbouring people's spiritual richness, ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Government mulls course on rural healthcare


April 24th, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) The Indian government is considering a course on rural healthcare to create more manpower to serve in the country's hinterland, the Rajya Sabha was informed ... Read more...

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Tourism working group proposes focus on skill development


April 20th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) As proposed by the working group on tourism constituted by the Planning Commission for the 12th Five-Year Plan, more focus will be placed on skill ... Read more...

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For MCD officials, trifurcation costly, tiresome


April 20th, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Officials of the trifurcated Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) are battling chaos and confusion as they go about dividing the civic body's infrastructure into ... Read more...

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Concept to can: luring Hollywood to Hyderabad (With Images)


April 17th, 2012 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 17 (IANS) Three decades after his father, legendary Telugu actor Akkineni Nageswara Rao, started the Telugu film industry's migration from Madras (now Chennai) to Hyderabad, his actor ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Canadian designers make clothes with recycled material


April 14th, 2012 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
Vancouver, April 14 (IANS) A group of fashion designers in Canada have shown that eye-catching creations can be made using discarded candy wrappers or yarn made from old plastic bottles.A ... Read more...

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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...

Posted in Life Style |

Work at Kudankulam quickens for first reactor


April 7th, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 7 (IANS) Work at the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) is progressing rapidly with employees working even on holidays to get the atomic regulator's nod to reopen the ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

West Bengal to give stipend to new lawyers


April 2nd, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 2 (IANS) In a bid to encourage would-be lawyers, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday said her government will give a stipend of Rs.1,000 to new ... Read more...

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Big market for budget hotels in small towns and cities: Experts


March 25th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) Growth of hospitality sector in the country's tier 2 and tier 3 cities is set to become the next big trend, but the market is ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Goa industry unhappy with budget


March 16th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 16 (IANS) Industry captains in Goa have reacted unhappily with the union budget presented Friday by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherji.While the state's apex business guild, the Goa Chamber ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Tax benefits to SMEs urged


February 13th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 13 (IANS) Electronics and Computer Software Export Promotion Council (ESC) wants the government to extend tax benefits to small and medium IT firms on par with those given ... Read more...

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Tax benefits to SMEs urged


February 13th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 13 (IANS) Electronics and Computer Software Export Promotion Council (ESC) wants the government to extend tax benefits to small and medium IT firms on par with those given ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Indian Angel Network to invest Rs.3.25 crore in Peel-Works


January 27th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) Venture capital firm Indian Angel Network (IAN) Friday said it will invest up to Rs.3.25 crore in Peel-Works, a sales manpower transformation and business process ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Act against `ghosts’ that haunt Pakistan: Daily


January 24th, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 24 (IANS) It is more than mildly amazing that nobody noticed that nearly 10 percent of the Sindh government's workforce are "ghosts", said a Pakistani daily as it ... Read more...

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Horticulture key to 7-8 percent farm growth: Official


January 19th, 2012 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 18 (IANS) Faster growth of horticulture and animal husbandry is needed if India wants to achieve an agricultural growth rate in the range of seven to eight percent, ... Read more...

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Shiksha.com launches free MBA application form


January 12th, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Education portal Shiksha.com Thursday launched a free, common application form to help students apply to multiple institutions from a single platform to pursue a master ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Maharashtra in an era of exciting industrial growth: Chavan


January 10th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 10 (IANS) Maharashtra has entered into an exciting era of accelerated industrial growth and consistent socio-economic development, Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan said, adding that it has created a ... Read more...

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Four new medical colleges for Maharashtra


January 2nd, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 2 (IANS) Maharashtra will soon have four new medical colleges with a total intake of 400 students, Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan said here Monday.The new medical colleges will ... Read more...

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Bhopal hospital staff seek pay hike, government gets notice (Lead)


December 12th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday asked the central government for its response to the demand by a Bhopal hospital's staff for wage hike and parity with ... Read more...

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