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When a dancer reformed a hardened criminal (With Images)


August 26th, 2012 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 26 (IANS) He was a hardened criminal who had resisted all attempts at rehabilitation - till a renowned dancer visited the Presidency Jail here and began a therapy ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Neeta Lulla to present ‘Radha’ at LFW


July 17th, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 17 (IANS) Neeta Lulla will present a collection named Radha at the Lakme Fashion Week winter-festive 2012 and clarifies that it is not traditional."The name of my collection ... Read more...

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Merchant Navy to scriptwriting - Bikram Sandhu explores new avenues


June 24th, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) There are certain things money can't buy - and for Merchant Navy serviceman Bikram Sandhu, this couldn't be more than true.Life at sea was ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

From apparel to laptop accessories, Satya Paul explores new avenues


June 7th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) After designing saris and gowns, Satya Paul, a known brand in fashion, has ventured into making accessories for laptops as they feel fashion is not ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Models wait for their Bollywood breaks


June 5th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) It is Bollywood calling for models. The size of a role and the budget of a movie do not matter; they are just ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

UAE, Indian officials discuss ministerial meet


April 15th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, April 15 (IANS/WAM) Officials from the UAE and India met here Sunday to hammer out the agenda of the 10th joint ministerial committee meeting of the two countries.Representing ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Childhood obesity genes identified


April 12th, 2012 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 12 (IANS) Scientists have identified at least two new gene variants that increase the chances of common childhood obesity.The meta-analysis included 14 different research groups, including that from ... Read more...

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UAE business team visits Shanghai


April 1st, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, April 1 (IANS/WAM) A delegation from Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has paid an official visit to Chinese metropolis Shanghai to look at ways to ... Read more...

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L&T;, Samsung Techwin to produce guns in Pune


March 29th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 29 (IANS) Technology, construction and engineering major Larsen & Toubro (L&T;) has joined hands with South Korea's Samsung Techwin Co. Ltd (STW) to develop tracked self-propelled artillery guns ... Read more...

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Linc Pen signs capital pact with Mitsubishi Pencil


March 27th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 27 (IANS) The Rs.2.5 billion Linc Pen and Plastics Tuesday signed a capital pact with Mitsubishi Pencil Co. Limited to issue two million equity shares to the Japan-based ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Fast rail corridor to ease Mumbai commuters’ woes


March 14th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 14 (IANS) Maharashtra and its capital Mumbai were offered a lot of goodies Wednesday by Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi in the rail budget for 2012-13.One of the most ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Improve ties with India, Gilani to Salman Bashir


March 7th, 2012 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 7 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has told Salman Bashir, who has been named Pakistan's high commissioner to India, to pay special attention to improving ties.Gilani ... Read more...

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Bangladesh to earn $44 mn from goods transit


February 27th, 2012 - 8:01 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 27 (IANS) Bangladesh can earn about $44 million a year by providing goods transit facilities to India and other neighbouring countries, an expert said.Transport expert M. Rahmatullah said ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Dozakh to debut at Lakme Fashion Week


February 24th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) Designer duo Isha-Kartikeya, who owns the label called Dozakh, will make their debut at the Lakme Fashion Week Summer Resort when it opens here March ... Read more...

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India, US discuss health initiative


January 11th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) India and the US Wednesday discussed the progress of the health initiative launched in 2010, officials said.A high level delegation from the US led by ... Read more...

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Srei aims to broadbase borrowing options


January 7th, 2012 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 7 (IANS) Kolkata-based Srei Infrastructure Finance (SIFL), one of the leading non-banking financial institutions (NBFC) of the country, is aiming to broadbase its borrowing options and may come ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Pakistani parliament to debate on foreign policy review


December 21st, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 21 (IANS) Pakistani Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar Wednesday informed the National Assembly that the parliament will soon open a debate on a detailed review of the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Indian, Pakistani singers to battle it out on ‘Sur-kshetra’


December 21st, 2011 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) Talented singers from India and Pakistan will fight it out on a common platform -- a new reality show "Sur-kshetra" -- where singer-composer Himesh Reshammiya ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Development is answer to left-wing extremism: Sonia (Second Lead)


December 16th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi said Friday that left-wing extremism can be defeated by better implementation of rural development programmes and called for harnessing mineral ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

India will grow in strategic importance, says US


November 2nd, 2011 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 2 (IANS) Describing India-US ties as a priority for Washington, the Pentagon expects India's importance to US interests to grow as India increasingly assumes leadership roles as a ... Read more...

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‘Chammak Challo’ has opened up market for tie-ups: DJ Khushi


October 20th, 2011 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) A club or family get together -- "Chammak Challo" from "Ra.One" -- is getting the crowds moving. DJ Khushi, behind the popular number, says ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Pakistan-Tajikistan road to cost Rs.2 bn


October 19th, 2011 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 19 (IANS) A road that would connect Pakistan with Tajikistan is estimated to cost Rs.2 billion.The proposed road between Gilgit-Baltistan and Tajikistan would open up new avenues ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Shemaroo to release its 3D film online first


October 15th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Shemaroo Entertainment Ltd. is set to take a detour from the usual theatrical film launch by releasing its 3D animation superhero film "Super K" ... Read more...

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‘Pakistan’s granting MFN status to India will improve trade ties’


October 14th, 2011 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 14 (IANS) Pakistan's decision to grant Most Favoured Nation (MFN) status to India will help improve trade ties, said a daily Friday.Pakistan has, in principle, decided to grant ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Konkan Railway revenue hit by mining scam: Official


October 12th, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 12 (IANS) The ban on mining in Karnataka and the imbroglio over illegal mining in Goa have hit hard the commercial freight revenues of the Konkan Railway (KR), ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India, UK explore cooperation in defence technology


October 7th, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) India and United Kingdom are exploring possibilities of cooperation in chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) protection technologies, an offshoot of their recent arrangement to ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Three share Nobel in Medicine


October 3rd, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, Oct 3 (IANS) Three scientists Monday won the 2011 Nobel Prize in Medicine for their discoveries of the immune system that opened up new avenues for the treatment of ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

‘I Am Anna’ caps, national flags swarm India gate (Diary)


August 28th, 2011 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) As thousands thronged the India Gate area Sunday to celebrate Anna Hazare's victory, the Gandhi cap with 'I Am Anna' written on it appeared ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Kerala to reactivate state-run overseas recruitment arm


August 19th, 2011 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 19 (IANS) After a near-dormant existence for over three decades, the Kerala government has decided to reactivate its overseas recruitment consultancy to tap the lucrative market, Labour Minister ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Regulars give Accessory Show at LFW a miss


August 3rd, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Malini Agarwalla, Sonali Dalwani and Suhani Pittie have been regulars at the Accessory Show at the Lakme Fashion Week (LFW), but this time they ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

British firms can now fire aged workers


July 26th, 2011 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) A European court's ruling has come as an encouragement for British firms who can now compel thousands of workers to retire against their will, Daily Express ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Kashmir crops up as India, Pakistan talk Day 1 (Intro Roundup)


June 23rd, 2011 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 23 (IANS) The decades-old Kashmir dispute cropped up Thursday as the foreign secretaries of India and Pakistan ended the first day of talks aimed at bridging their ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

India-Pakistan talks begin: Focus on Kashmir CBMs, terror (Roundup)


June 23rd, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 23 (IANS) With "optimism" and "an open mind," the Indian and Pakistani foreign secretaries Thursday began two-day talks here to bridge the trust deficit, which touched a ... Read more...

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Singer Amrita credits Salman for her success


June 20th, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Actress Beena Kak's daughter Amrita, who is riding high on success with chartbusters like "Character Dheela" from "Ready", gives credit to Salman Khan for ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

UAE seeks to strengthen ties with Australia


May 6th, 2011 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Melbourne, May 5 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates is keen on developing its bilateral relations with Australia, UAE State Minister Reem Ibrahim Al Hashimi here said.Al Hashimi is heading the ... Read more...

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