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Indian TV fest in Goa rescheduled


September 14th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) The Indian Broadcasting Foundation (IBF) has rescheduled the first Indian TV Fest, earlier set to be held Nov 2-3 in Goa, with the new ... Read more...

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Amit Tandon to host talent show for women


August 4th, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Singer-actor Amit Tandon is set to anchor "BIG Memsaab", a show which serves as a platform for ordinary women to showcase their extraordinary talent.The show ... Read more...

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Air links for smaller cities, towns on anvil: Ajit Singh


July 17th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 17 (IANS) Smaller cities and towns across India, including in the northeast region would have air connectivity and new airports, Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh said Tuesday."A new ... Read more...

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EGoM to decide on spectrum pricing Thursday


June 20th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) The Empowered Group of Ministers (EGoM) on telecom will meet Thursday to fix the base price of the auction of 2G spectrum, a senior ... Read more...

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US’s Dunkin’ bullish on Indian market, plans 500 stores in 15 years


May 30th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) US-based baked food and coffee chain Dunkin' Donuts sees a huge opportunity in India with its growing economy and the middle class interest in eating ... Read more...

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Footfall in Delhi metro normal despite petrol price hike


May 25th, 2012 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) The steepest-ever hike in petrol prices didn't seem to have deterred capital residents from driving their vehicles with the average footfall on Delhi Metro Thursday ... Read more...

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Telecom Commission to meet Thursday on TRAI recommendations


May 23rd, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) The Telecom Commission, the highest policy-making forum in the communications ministry, will meet Thursday to take a call on the sector regulator's controversial recommendations on ... Read more...

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Allies join opposition, slam sharp petrol price hike (Lead)


May 23rd, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) A day after the UPA-II government touted high economic growth in its annual report, it came under attack from the opposition as well as ... Read more...

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Not pulling out but will protest petrol hike: Mamata


May 23rd, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 23 (IANS) Miffed over the steep rise in petrol prices, announced Wednesday, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said her Trinamool Congress would protest against the hike ... Read more...

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Revised petrol prices in four metros


May 23rd, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Petrol prices will rise between Rs.7.54 and Rs.7.98 in the four metros following a base price hike of Rs.6.28 per litre exclusive of taxes, effective ... Read more...

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‘More Indian teens using networking sites to communicate’


May 23rd, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 23 (IANS) An increasing number of teenagers in India are using social networking sites to remain in touch with each other with mobiles as their favourite gadget, ... Read more...

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Himalaya Optical ties up with Tom Davies


May 11th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 11 (IANS) Optical and eye care retail chain Himalaya Optical Friday announced its tie-up with London-based acclaimed spectacle designer Tom Davies.The made-to-order collection will be available through ... Read more...

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Cable networks must go digital by 2014


May 8th, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) The Cable Television Networks (Regulation) Amendment Act, 2011 has made it mandatory for switch-over of the existing analogue Cable TV networks to Digital Addressable System ... Read more...

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Sony expects to earn 10 percent of global business from India


April 25th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 25 (IANS) Japanese electronic goods maker Sony is expecting to garner 10 percent of its total global business from India after five years."At the moment, five percent of ... Read more...

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PTI employees on 30-hour strike (Lead)


April 20th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Employees of the Press Trust of India (PTI), the largest news agency in the country, went on a 30-hour countrywide strike Friday demanding implementation of ... Read more...

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Kings XI to don green caps for ‘One watt’ campaign


April 17th, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 17 (IANS) When Kings XI Punjab take to their home ground, the PCA stadium at Mohali, against Kolkata Knight Riders for their Indian Premier League (IPL) match Wednesday, ... Read more...

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Urban development ministry gets 12 percent hike


March 16th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) The allocation for the urban development ministry has been increased by over 12 percent from Rs.6,855.23 crore in 2011-2012 to Rs.7,729.38 crore in 2012-13, ... Read more...

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Railways to set up firm to develop, maintain stations


March 14th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) The responsibility of developing and maintaining thousands of railway stations across the country will be entrusted to a new company under the public private partnership ... Read more...

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I’ve made mistakes, but satisfied overall: Tusshar Kapoor


March 8th, 2012 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) His father Jeetendra was a yesteryears icon, while his sister Ekta is fondly called a TV czarina, but Tusshar Kapoor is stil struggling to ... Read more...

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Best Western to set up 66 hotels in India


January 6th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) US hotel chain Best Western International is planning to invest Rs.1,600 crore ($301 million) to open 66 new hotels, including 20 five-star ones, spread across ... Read more...

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Combating terrorism tops Delhi Police agenda (Lead)


January 6th, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) The war against terror will top the Delhi Police agenda this year since the capital is vulnerable to such strikes, Police Commissioner B.K. Gupta said ... Read more...

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Combating terrorism tops Delhi Police agenda


January 6th, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) The war against terror will top the agenda of the Delhi Police this year, its chief, B.K. Gupta said Friday.Addressing the annual press conference of ... Read more...

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Petrol prices lowered by Rs.1.85 per litre


November 15th, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) India's fuel retailers Tuesday cut petrol prices by Rs.1.85 per litre, excluding state taxes and levies, which should make its price cheaper by Rs.2.22 per ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka disappointed after losing Hambantota bid


November 12th, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Nov 12 (IANS) Sri Lanka Saturday expressed disappointment after losing its bid to host the 2018 Commonwealth Games in the southern port city of Hambantota.Sri Lanka lost the bid ... Read more...

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Jetlite to start new flights from Ahmedabad


November 7th, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 7 (IANS) Budget carrier JetLite Monday said it would introduce new daily flights from Ahmedabad to five cities from Nov 15."We are confident that these additional services will ... Read more...

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Firecrackers go green this Diwali


October 23rd, 2011 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Diwali promises to be truly a festival of lights this year with an increasing number of environmentally-conscious people in the metros, especially in the national ... Read more...

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I have again made a love story: Shah Rukh


October 23rd, 2011 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Shah Rukh Khan, whose romantic sagas on silver screen made him a superstar, tried something different with his superhero sci-fi thriller "Ra.One. But King ... Read more...

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Government to fast-track digitisation of TV broadcast


September 26th, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) The Indian government is planning to amend broadcasting rules with a view to fast-track complete digitisation of cable and satellite TV broadcast industry by 2014.The ... Read more...

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Post Anna, support for government dips: poll


September 14th, 2011 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) In the wake of the Anna Hazare campaign against corruption, as many as 74 percent of respondents say they are dissatisfied with the Congress-led ... Read more...

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Six-lane roads to connect India’s metros


September 12th, 2011 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) India's metros -- Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Chennai -- will soon be connected through six-lane roads, Minister for Road Transport and Highways C.P. Joshi said ... Read more...

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Government to launch the second JNNURM soon: Nath


September 7th, 2011 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS)The government Wednesday said it would launch the second phase of the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM) soon."We will be launching the JNNURM-II ... Read more...

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MTS launches advanced broadband service


September 1st, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) Sistema Shyam TeleServices Limited (SSTL), which operates its telecom services under the brand name MTS, Thursday announced the launch of an advanced version of its ... Read more...

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High price of essentials hits average Indian in metros


August 28th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Prices of essential commodities like milk, vegetables and spices have gone up by around 72 percent against the 38 percent growth in the per capita ... Read more...

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Designers tap small towns with big aspirations (Feature)


August 21st, 2011 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 21 (IANS) Small towns? Indian fashion designers say it's a sleeping giant of a market that is slowly waking up.Two- and three-tier cities have spelt huge potential business ... Read more...

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Sony on top in three metros - thanks to KBC


August 19th, 2011 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) The fifth season of "Kaun Banega Crorepati" hosted by megastar Amitabh Bachchan has catapulted Sony TV to the top spot after opening at the ... Read more...

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