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Cathay Pacific launches cargo service to Hyderabad

May 17th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 17 (IANS) Air cargo major Cathay Pacific Thursday announced its expansion in India with a new twice-weekly freighter service to Hyderabad.The service will operate on the Hong ... Read more...

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Indian tourism upbeat despite tight budget (Comment)

March 29th, 2012 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Although India's latest budget has increased the allocation for tourism by less than 10 percent, the tourism ministry remains hopeful that it can bring in at least seven million foreign tourists ... Read more...

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Pilfered CWG funds could have helped Delhi’s Dalits: Mayawati

June 17th, 2011 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Flaying the Congress for graft in the Commonwealth Games, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati said here Thursday that the quantum of money pilfered could ... Read more...

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Infrastructure built during CWG in a mess, says Walia

January 31st, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) Delhi Urban Development Minister A.K. Walia Monday expressed concern over the lack of maintenance of infrastructure built during the recently concluded Commonwealth Games.Peeling paint, loose grilles, potholes ... Read more...

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Delhiites finally see brighter, greener side of city

October 2nd, 2010 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) After last minute scrambles and much flak from various quarters, Delhi has finally managed to put everything in place for the Commonwealth Games which open here ... Read more...

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Australian envoy launches luxury guide to Delhi

September 3rd, 2010 - 9:16 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep.3 (ANI): The Australian High Commissioner, Peter Varghese, today launched the third edition of the book 'Love Travel Guides', which is authored by Fiona Caulfield.The book has been comprehensively updated, ... Read more...

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Indo-Pak talks must continue: Manmohan Singh

August 27th, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 27 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh on Friday accusing Pakistani establishment of sanctioning attacks on Indians in Afghanistan, said despite all issues dialogue with Pakistan is the ... Read more...

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India sought a peaceful, tranquil international environment: Manmohan Singh

August 27th, 2010 - 7:57 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 27 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh, on Friday said India sought a peaceful and tranquil international environment as well as very good relations with all nations, ... Read more...

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Army needs to restructure training to meet battlefield challenges, says Army Chief

May 25th, 2010 - 10:52 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 25 (ANI): Reiterating that that training is the backbone, on which all other battle winning factors get dovetailed, the Chief of Army Staff, General V K Singh, has stressed ... Read more...

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Baby boomers ageing to be self-reliant

April 27th, 2010 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 27 (IANS) Baby boomers are retiring healthy, financially secure and with a desire to travel, according to a new demographic study. "They've been independent their entire lives. They won't stop ... Read more...

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New civic centre should make Delhi world class city: Chidambaram

April 22nd, 2010 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) The new 28-storey state-of-the-art civic centre that will house the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) should pave way for the national capital to become a world ... Read more...

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India to open sixth air base in Rajasthan, 100 km from Pakistan

April 5th, 2010 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) will open a new air base in Rajasthan Tuesday to bridge the "strategic air gap" between three of its forward bases in ... Read more...

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India, Saudi Arabia crucial for global financial restructuring:PM

February 28th, 2010 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Aroonim Bhuyan Riyadh, Feb 28 (IANS) The role of emerging economies like India and Saudi Arabia would be crucial to the restructuring of the global economic and financial architecture, said Prime ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi to meet Malaysian PM Thursday

January 18th, 2010 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Visiting Malaysian Prime Minister Mohammed Najib Tun Razak will have a separate meeting with Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Thursday. The reason for the separate meeting was ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh invites Indians abroad to join country’s growth story

November 26th, 2009 - 11:03 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has invited people of Indian origin abroad to take advantage of modern technology and flexible policies to build a "true intellectual ... Read more...

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Vibrant Indian-Americans can contribute to solving 21st century challenges: PM

November 26th, 2009 - 9:12 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov.26 (ANI): Expressing deep appreciation for the enormous contribution the Indian-American community's creativity, hard work and good citizenship in bringing India and America together, Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh said ... Read more...

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Antony to lay keel of first indigenous aircraft career Saturday

February 27th, 2009 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Feb 27 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony will Saturday lay the keel of the country's first indigenous aircraft carrier at the Cochin Shipyard Limited (CSL) here Saturday, an event that will ... Read more...

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HDFC to set up hub in eastern India

February 10th, 2009 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 10 (IANS) HDFC will set up its first back office operations hub in eastern India at the satellite township of Rajrahat at an initial cost of Rs.60 million, a top ... Read more...

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Cochin Airport to have largest perishable cargo center in India

February 3rd, 2009 - 8:32 pm ICT by ANI
By Juhan Samuel Kochi (Kerala), Feb 3 (ANI): To serve better quality processed foods, vegetables, fruits and seafood to the 2.5 million expatriates living in West Asia, Europe and America, the Cochin ... Read more...

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Sukhbir Badal does tough talk on governance, graft

January 21st, 2009 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Jan 21 (IANS) Within hours of being sworn in as deputy chief minister of Punjab, Sukhbir Singh Badal outlined his vision for the future of the state and said those who ... Read more...

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CCEA bid to improve Powerloom sectors infrastructure in Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu

November 20th, 2008 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 20 (ANI): The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCAE) on Thursday gave its approval to the implementation of the Comprehensive Powerloom Cluster Development Scheme at Bhiwandi (Maharashtra) and ... Read more...

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Choose jobs or lawlessness: Tata in open letter to West Bengal

October 17th, 2008 - 7:46 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Oct 17 (ANI): Tata Groups chairman Ratan Tata on Friday in an open letter to the people of West Bengal, asked them to support the present government in building a ... Read more...

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Tata bats for Buddha, attacks Mamata through huge ads

October 17th, 2008 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 17 (IANS) A fortnight after pulling out the Nano plant from Singur, Tata Group chairman Ratan Tata Friday asked the people of West Bengal to support either the Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee-led ... Read more...

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CEO’s murder sends negative signals to industry

September 23rd, 2008 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 23 (IANS) The murder of the Indian CEO of an Italian company Monday in this fast growing industrial township has sent shock waves among businesses with many ... Read more...

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India tops Dubai’s import destinations

May 27th, 2008 - 5:58 pm ICT by admin
Dubai, May 27 (IANS) India has topped the list of Dubai's direct import destinations ahead of China in the first quarter of 2008, WAM news agency reported Tuesday. According to the latest ... Read more...

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