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Kolkata among most flood vulnerable cities


August 22nd, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 22 (IANS) Nine coastal cities around the world are most vulnerable to serious flooding with Shanghai at the top of the list and Kolkata and Dhaka standing midway, ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Pakistan needs to come clean on terrorism, says Germany


July 14th, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Germany Saturday made it clear to Pakistan that it needs to "come clean" over terror allegations, whether those are true or not, as this will ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pakistan should admit Abu Jindal was 26/11 mastermind: India (Lead)


June 29th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) India Friday asked Pakistan to admit that 2008 Mumbai terror suspect Abu Jindal Hamza had found a safe haven on its soil and had ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Dubai, cricket and drama on bookshelf (IANS Books This Week)


November 10th, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) Sift through a book case of an exciting variety this weekend.1. "Dubai, The Making of a Megapolis", Written by Pranay Gupte; Published by Penguin India; ... Read more...

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Vilasrao Deshmukh Mumbai Cricket Association’s new chief


July 16th, 2011 - 1:38 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) Vilasrao Deshmukh, the union minister for science and technology, Friday became the new president of the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA), defeating former India captain Dilip Vengsarkar ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Senior crime journalist shot dead in Mumbai (Second Lead)


June 11th, 2011 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 11 (IANS) Senior crime journalist of Mumbai-based eveninger Mid Day, Jyotindra Dey was shot dead by unidentified assailants in northwest part of this megapolis Saturday afternoon, ... Read more...

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India may implead in US court to establish ISI’s terror link


May 29th, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) India is considering impleading in a lawsuit filed by Mumbai terror victims in a New York court to get Pakistan's spy agency declared a terror ... Read more...

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Mumbai pads up for World Cup final


April 2nd, 2011 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 2 (IANS) Enthusiastic cricket fans, vigilant security officers, giants screens at restaurants and bars, packed hotels, Mumbai was buzzing with uncontainable excitement before the start of the World ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Revamped Wankhede waits for another slice of history


March 17th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 17 (IANS) There is the smell of fresh paint and sawdust in the precincts of the brand new, swanky Wankhede Stadium. Still, hundreds of people are working ... Read more...

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Two dates proposed for India-Pakistan home secretary talks


February 21st, 2011 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Home secretaries of India and Pakistan are all set to meet next month with New Delhi proposing two sets of dates in March for the bilateral talks ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Karachi -Pakistan’s lifeline or City of Death


January 31st, 2011 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI
By Vikram SoodNew Delhi, Jan.31 (ANI): In recent times while the world's attention was on events in FATA and North Waziristan, another brutal battle has been raging in Karachi, which is ... Read more...

Posted in National |

No guilty will be spared in land scams, says Pallam Raju


January 18th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) No one found guilty in the land scams that have hit the defence ministry will be "let off the hook", Minister of State for Defence M.M. ... Read more...

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‘Salaam Bombay’: Bollywood’s romance with city of dreams continues


January 18th, 2011 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
By Robin Bansal New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Mumbai with its varied faces - slums cheek by jowl with skyscrapers, page 3 celebrities, underworld dons, the wide expanse of sea - has ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Indian Navy to commission new UAV squadron


January 11th, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) The Indian Navy will Jan 17 commission a squadron of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) at Porbandar to strengthen its air surveillance capabilities along the Gujarat coast.This will ... Read more...

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Terror can’t be ignored for friendly ties with Pakistan: Krishna


January 11th, 2011 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) Asking Pakistan to fulfil its assurances of disbanding the terror infrastructure on its soil, India Tuesday said it was willing to go "more than half the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

No country has expressed dengue fears: Bhanot


September 10th, 2010 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Commonwealth Games Organising Committee secretary general Lalit Bhanot Friday allayed fears of athletes pulling out of the Oct 3-14 Games because of dengue in the national capital, ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Government paves heritage trail for Games visitors


March 18th, 2010 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) With just 199 days to go for the 2010 Commonwealth Games here, the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) and the tourism ministry are working round-the-clock to turn ... Read more...

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Multi-faith prayer meet to mark 26/11 anniversary


November 17th, 2009 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 17 (IANS) A multi-faith event involving the Hindus, Muslims, Christians, Buddhists and other religious communities will be held here next Thursday to mark the first anniversary of the 26/11 ... Read more...

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Kolkata’s trams to sport a new look soon


March 11th, 2009 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
By Soudhriti Bhabani Kolkata, March 11 (IANS) Kolkata's trams, that have been plying in the city for over 130 years and are a unique symbol of the city, are set to get a ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

I feel keenly pain and anger of Mumbai: Manmohan


January 17th, 2009 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 17 (IANS) As he addressed captains of industry at a hotel that was ravaged during the Mumbai terrorist attacks, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh recalled "three happy years" he had lived ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

667 Mumbai families asked to evacuate dangerous buildings


June 8th, 2008 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 8 (IANS) The Mumbai civic authorities have ordered 667 families living in dangerous buildings in different parts of the megapolis to evacuate their premises as the weather bureau warned of ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

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