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Current times worse than emergency: Advani


September 12th, 2012 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party leader L.K. Advani has come out in support of Aseem Trivedi, saying the act of jailing the cartoonist for an allegedly ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Moving beyond past, India, Pakistan ink visa pact (Fourth Lead)


September 8th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 8 (IANS) Despite some of the core irritants in their relationship continuing, India and Pakistan Saturday signaled that they were ready to move ahead and not be ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Aspirations of Kashmiris must be accommodated: Khar (Lead)


September 8th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 8 (IANS) Pakistani Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar said Saturday that the "aspirations of the Kashmiri people must be accommodated" and they must be a part of the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Moving beyond past, India, Pakistan ink visa pact (Third Lead)


September 8th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 8 (IANS) Underlining their will not to be held hostage to the past and script a new chapter in their relations, India and Pakistan Saturday signed a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Aspirations of Kashmiris must be accmmodated: Khar


September 8th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 8 (IANS) Pakistani Foreign Minisiter Hina Rabbani Khar said Saturday that the "aspirations of the Kashmiri people must be accommodated" and they must be a part of the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Let’s move beyond negative mindset: Khar


September 8th, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 8 (IANS) Pakistani Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar Saturday exhorted India and Pakistan to move beyond the negative mindset of the past and adopt a positive attitude to ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Purge hate-filled textbooks: Pakistani daily (Lead)


September 4th, 2012 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 4 (IANS) A Pakistani daily wants hate-filled school textbooks purged after an official panel said they entrenched prejudices against minorities and distorted history.An editorial in the News International ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Purge hate-filled textbooks, says Pakistani daily


September 4th, 2012 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 4 (IANS) A Pakistani daily has sought the purging of school curricula for hate material after a panel pointed out that books contain material that would entrench prejudice ... Read more...

Posted in World |

National vocational education project launched in Haryana


September 3rd, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Sep 3 (IANS) Launching the pilot project on National Vocational Education Qualifications Framework (NVEQF) here Monday, union Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal emphasised the need to change the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

You can ‘kill’ Osama for $325!


August 19th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A former US Navy Seal has come up with a game which enables people to re-enact the raid in which US commandos killed slain former ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Ideas about item numbers have not changed: Aruna Irani


August 19th, 2012 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Aruna Irani once sizzled on silver screen with item numbers such as "Chadti Jawaani". She says people's ideas about item numbers have not changed much ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Social message in ‘Second Marriage Dot Com’ (IANS Preview)


August 8th, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) If you are not among the ones who can handle the blood saga in "Gangs of Wasseypur 2", then there is "Second Marriage Dot Com" ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Wadhwani Foundation to train physically challenged


August 7th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 7 (IANS) Wadhwani Foundation of the US-based Indian techno entrepreneur Romesh Wadhwani will train about 13,500 educated disabled from across the country in skill development in partnership with ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

TV and bold scenes don’t go together, says Pooja Sharma


August 6th, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 6 (IANS) It's not right to showcase bold scenes in family-based TV dramas, says actress Pooja Sharma, who recently shot a sensual number for her show "Ruk Jaana ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Congress slams BJP Karnataka government for Mangalore assault


July 31st, 2012 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The Congress Monday slammed the BJP government in Karanataka over assault on students by a Hindu group activists, saying that such incidents had taken ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Women entrepreneurs in gems and jewellery face many bottlenecks


July 22nd, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Women entrepreneurs in India's gems and jewellery industry are plagued by several bottlenecks, including operational hindrances like procurement of raw materials and skilled manpower, says ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Akram lauds decision to include Pathan in Indian team


July 21st, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram Saturday praised the decision of Indian selectors to pick Irfan Pathan for the ongoing five match One-day series against Sri ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

‘Second Marriage Dot Com’, about elderly’s needs (With Images)


July 21st, 2012 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) Director Gaurav Panjwani deals with the sensitive issue of remarriage in old age in his debut movie "Second Marriage Dot Com", and says the film ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

China’s home prices rebound (Lead)


July 18th, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 18 (IANS) More major cities in China saw home prices rise in June as compared to May, as the country's property sector has showed signs of warming following ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Female foeticide short is to create awareness: Ajay Devgn (Interview)


July 8th, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 8 (IANS) Whenever Bollywood stars indulge in philanthropy, they raise doubts of a personal motive. But actor-producer Ajay Devgn is emphatic that his short film on the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Goa to give women Rs.1 lakh for wedding expenses


July 6th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 6 (IANS) With an aim to curb female foeticide in Goa, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar Friday launched the 'Ladli Laxmi' scheme, under which women can avail Rs.1 ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Rajasthan to soon have girl child policy


June 22nd, 2012 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, June 22 (IANS) A girl child policy is in the offing in Rajasthan. The state has initiated the process for formulation and adoption of the policy, the first of ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

‘A’ team’s programme paying dividends, says Windies selector


June 22nd, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
St.John's (Antigua), June 22 (IANS/CMC) Chief selector Clyde Butts has hailed the value of the A-team programme, following West Indies A's successful outing against India A in the three-Test series earlier ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Bieber inspired by Jackson


June 21st, 2012 - 8:51 am ICT by IANS
London, June 21 (IANS) Teen sensation Justin Bieber's "Die in Your Arms" is inspired by Michael Jackson, after he worked with the his producer Rodney Jerkins.Jerkins, who produced Jackson's ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Great time for actresses in Indian cinema: Priyanka Chopra


June 9th, 2012 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, June 9 (IANS) Priyanka Chopra admits that Indian cinema remains male- dominated but says changed perspectives towards female actors have helped current times become great times for actresses ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Hindus promote electric cremation in Taj city (Letter from Agra)


June 1st, 2012 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Agra, June 1 (IANS) Motivated by ecological concerns, enlightened Hindus here are promoting electric cremation of the dead."Each year we need a minimum of 55,000 trees to burn bodies in ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Indian Army has become more transparent, says V.K. Singh


May 31st, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) The functioning of the Indian Army has become more transparent in the last few years and its mindset has changed, said the outgoing army chief, ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Djokovic confident of winning maiden French Open crown


May 26th, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, May 26 (IANS) The World No.1 tennis player Novak Djokovic has backed himself to win the 2012 French Open though he conceded clay court expert Rafael Nadal remained ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Crusader against trafficking gets ‘Man of the Year Award’


May 12th, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 12 (IANS) The menace of human trafficking remains a major problem in India despite many policies and laws being in place, said Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan at ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Haven’t caused centre-state distrust: Chidambaram


May 5th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Coming under sharp attack from Gujarat and Tamil Nadu Chief Ministers Narendra Modi and J.Jayalalithaa, Home Minister P. Chidambaram Saturday rejected their criticism that ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Sammy says team work key in absence of big names


May 4th, 2012 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Hove (England), May 4 (IANS/CMC) West Indies captain Darren Sammy has been at pains to point out the importance of team work in a squad bereft of major stars.Sammy ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Filmmakers line up biopics - with Bollywood twist (Feature)


April 30th, 2012 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 30 (IANS) The commercial success of "The Dirty Picture" gave new life to biopics. Bollywood has now lined up a slew of real people's real stories, though ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Radford hopes West Indies tail can follow Aussie lead


April 25th, 2012 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Roseau (Dominica), April 25 (IANS/CMC) West Indies assistant coach Toby Radford says his side is hoping it can replicate Australia's lower order effort, as it looks to rebound Wednesday ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

It’s time to get married: Arjun Bijlani


April 23rd, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Television actor Arjun Bijlani, who has kept away from daily soaps for a while, might get married soon at his mother's behest."I'm 29 and ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Chen Jin on course for Olympic berth


April 19th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Qingdao (China), April 19 (IANS) Chinese shuttler Chen Jin still needs a good run to confirm his ticket to the London Olympic Games as he and Danish veteran Peter Gade ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

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