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Davis Cup: India captain weighs his options


September 12th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 12 (IANS) India in the last two decades invariably went into a Davis Cup tie taking for granted a victory in doubles with Leander Paes and ... Read more...

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CSIR seeks industry’s help for India’s first innovation complex (Lead)


September 7th, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 7 (IANS) In an initiative to marry science and industry, the head of India's premier industrial research and development body Friday exhorted business leaders to contribute to the ... Read more...

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CSIR to build India’s first innovation complex


September 7th, 2012 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 7 (IANS) In an initiative to marry science and industry, the head of India's premier industrial research and development body Friday exhorted business leaders to contribute to the ... Read more...

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Amid China’s forays, India wakes up to Latin America


August 5th, 2012 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) As China spreads its growing tentacles across Latin America, India is moving to forge a multi-layered partnership with the resource-rich region that is projected to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Water colour struggles to breathe in age of new media art (Feature) (With Image)


July 29th, 2012 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) The dark silhouettes of fishing boats anchored on the edge of the water in a misty haze of brown, ochre, black and inky blue draw ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Of Indian women changing with globalisation and time (With Image)


July 22nd, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Sohana Badshah is a carefree rich "Bombay girl", who moves to London to study interior designing. She falls in love with Jagdish Sachdev, ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

New India-Pakistan checkpost to boost trade, travel


April 8th, 2012 - 9:42 am ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), April 8 (IANS) Trade and people-to-people ties between India and Pakistan takes on a new dimension with the Integrated Check Post (ICP) at the Attari-Wagah international border ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

EADS Cassidian appoints new India CEO


March 14th, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) European defence major EADS Cassidian Wednesday appointed Peter Gutsmiedl as the first chief executive officer of its India operations.Based in Bangalore, India's aerospace and defence ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Three private firms’ directors booked for fraud


February 28th, 2012 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) Directors of two companies based in Haryana's Sonepat and one in the union territory of Daman have been booked for fraudulently causing loss to insurance ... Read more...

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Horse shows and tea dances: Remembering the once lazy capital


February 17th, 2012 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) The 21st century metropolis of Delhi is kind of ruthless, clockwork and committed to the cause of furthering a new India. Its professional soul is ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Dean McCumiskey is BAE’s new India head


January 23rd, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) British aerospace major BAE Systems has named Dean McCumiskey as its new managing director and chief executive of India operations with effect from March 2012.Dean ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Glamour, Delhi, Afghanistan on book shelf (IANS Books This Week)


January 14th, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) The books this weekend are fun and easy to read.1. "Opening Night"; Written by Diksha Basu; Published by Harper-Collins India; Priced at Rs.250This is ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

2012 to be year of accountability: Advani


November 20th, 2011 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Nov 19 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani reached Ghaziabad Saturday on the last phase of his Jan Chetna Yatra, intended to "awaken India's masses against ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Off to new boom town, with Mark Tully (IANS Book Review)


November 9th, 2011 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Book: "Non Stop India"; Author: Mark Tully; Publisher: Penguin India; Price: Rs.499; Pages: 357It is a muddle of a new kind. An anti-corruption crusade which has united Indians as a single ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

New India will take shape if black money is brought back: Advani


October 21st, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Oct 21 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Friday said a new India would take shape if the black money stashed abroad is brought back to ... Read more...

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Millions untouched by globalisation: Rahul Gandhi


October 20th, 2011 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) "Globalization excludes as much as it includes," Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi said Wedesnday, adding that "it has affected millions who are damaged by ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

London’s V&A; Museum showcases Tagore, Kalighat paintings


October 18th, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) The Victoria & Albert Museum in London is carrying the cultural pact signed between India and Britain in July 2010 to the next level, with ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

To get actors, composers, Onir eyes social media


October 18th, 2011 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) Onir, known to bring taboo subjects like homosexuality into the mainstream, says his next film "Shab" will tell the love story of a gigolo and ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Russia’s growing ties with China matter of concern: BJP MP


October 14th, 2011 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin's recent visit to China has been noted in strategic circles in India, with a BJP MP saying Russia's increasing ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Youth should undertake innovative research: Deshmukh


September 26th, 2011 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Science and Technology Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh Monday urged youngsters to conduct innovative research in the country and take up the challenge of securing India's leadership ... Read more...

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Sadananda Gowda says Narendra Modi his role model


September 18th, 2011 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 18 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda said Sunday his Gujarat counterpart Narendra Modi was his role model and he felt inspired "at international recognition of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

`India, Bangladesh boundary row resolution to bring goodwill’


September 9th, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Sep 9 (IANS) Meghalaya gained 240 acres, but lost 41 acres as India and Bangladesh resolved their boundary row, said Chief Minister Mukul Sangma who added that it ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India, Bangladesh deal will bring prosperity: Meghalaya CM


September 9th, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Sep 9 (IANS) Meghalaya has lost 41 acres of land as India and Bangladesh have demarcated their boundaries but the overall agreement will only bring "goodwill and prosperity" ... Read more...

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959 caught for using forged visas


August 30th, 2011 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) A total of 798 foreigners were deported since January 2008 for using forged Indian visas and 161 Indians were arrested for obtaining fake foreign visas, ... Read more...

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Hazare unlikely face of impassioned people’s movement: NYT


August 19th, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 19 (IANS) Activist Anna Hazare is the "the unlikely face of an impassioned people's movement in India", said the New York Times.An NYT report described 74-year-old Anna Hazare ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

International photography competition on India launched


August 16th, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 16 (IANS) An international photography competition has been launched to capture perspectives of an emerging India and create an easily available resource that will be available online.The Takshashila ... Read more...

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Ecology, India and Koran on the bookshelf (IANS Books This Week)


August 11th, 2011 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) The books on the shelf this weekend are meaningful and thought-provoking -- encompassing a return to roots, be it the hometown or the country -- ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

On the cart: Quest for self, leadership, drama (IANS Books This Week)


August 4th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Sit back and shuffle through a pile of meaningful tomes on your bookshelf this weekend.1. "Searching for Me"; Written by Ramesh Vaish; Published by Full ... Read more...

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‘Delhi Belly’ - Wicked voice of new India (IANS Hindi Film Review)


July 1st, 2011 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Film: "Delhi Belly"; Director: Abhinay Deo; Actors: Imran Khan, Vir Das, Kunaal Roy Kapur, Vijay Raaz; Rating: ****It is a cliche as old as this nation - of the many ... Read more...

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Indian TT players at ease with European trainers


June 26th, 2011 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Indian table tennis players prefer training under European coaches because they are English speaking and, importantly, they have had more encouraging results under them ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Agragami, a step to bridge gap between old and new designers, entrepreneurs


May 22nd, 2011 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Rohit Bal, Raghavendra Rathore and Leena Singh - the big names from the the fashion industry came together to motivate and guide new talent at ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Contest for national design quality mark


May 16th, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) The India Design Council, the national strategic body for design in India, has called for entries for a new India Design Mark symbol.The India Design ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Indian cricket board says no to Australia’s Big Bash


April 30th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 30 (IANS) The Indian cricket board has declined the invitation of Cricket Australia to play in the Big Bash as the Twenty20 league clashes with India's tour Down ... Read more...

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Arunachal MP demands new copter on Guwahati-Tawang route


April 29th, 2011 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
Itanagar, Apr 29(ANI): Lok Sabha member from Arunachal Pradesh, Takam Sanjoy, today demanded Pawan Hans Helicopter Services Limited (PHHL) to deploy a new chopper for the immediate resumption of service on the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Star India adopts HD technology, unveils new corporate logo


April 15th, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 15 (IANS) It seems television channels are adapting to new technologies to be the best in the business as Star India has upgraded its top-five channels with high-definition ... Read more...

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