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Yeddyurappa hints at leaving BJP, decision only in December


September 21st, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 21 (IANS) BJP's former Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa, battling a dozen cases of corruption, Friday indicated leaving the party but would decide on the step only in ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

IGNOU to concentrate more on research activities


September 12th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) With a three-day workshop on research methodology for its faculty inaugurated Wednesday, the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) will be focusing more on research ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank opens branch in Iraq


July 26th, 2012 - 1:02 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 25 (IANS/WAM) Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB) Wednesday opened its branch in the Iraqi capital.ADIB is now poised to support and guide UAE in Iraq and its ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India Inc welcomes PM’s statement on growth


July 6th, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) India Inc Friday welcomed Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's promised action on several fronts to restore investor confidence, including clarity on tax matters."This is an ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Shiv Sena pitches in for Pranab Mukherjee for president (Lead)


June 19th, 2012 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 19 (IANS) In a major boost to the ruling United Progressive Alliance, a key opposition alliance partner, the Shiv Sena Tuesday announced full and unconditional support to ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

KKR felicitation a mix of politics, sports and entertainment (West Bengal newsletter)


June 1st, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June (IANS) It is time for out-of-the-box thinking, and in Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's West Bengal it is about mixing politics, sports and entertainment.All the three elements were ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Rupee’s devaluation due to national, international factors: Pranab


May 27th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 27 (IANS) Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Sunday attributed the cumulative effect of several national and international factors, including the Eurozone crisis, for the devaluation of the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

West Bengal in no hurry to repeal act


May 16th, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 16 (IANS) A West Bengal official Wednesday defended the government's decision not to repeal the Urban Land (Ceiling and Regulation) Act, an eyesore for developers, saying other ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Historic opportunity for Hu Jintao to engage Dalai Lama (Comment)


March 27th, 2012 - 9:38 am ICT by IANS
History beckons China's President Hu Jintao during his India visit if he sheds entrenched antipathies and chooses to directly engage the Dalai Lama with a specific intention of initiating the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Allahabad Bank not yet looking at interest rates cut: Official


January 30th, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 30 (IANS) Kolkata-based Allahabad Bank Monday said it is not yet looking at slashing interest rates."I do not think the time has come as yet (to reduce interest ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Akram fears another 0-4 drubbing for India


January 9th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 9 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain and fast bowling legend Wasim Akram fears India will suffer another whitewash against Australia after their horrendous English summer when they not ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Winter of instability as Yeddyurappa gets bail (News Analysis)


November 8th, 2011 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 8 (IANS) Karnataka seemed headed for more political instability Tuesday with the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) back to bickering on its leadership issues within hours of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

India, Canada agree to enhance investment


September 24th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 24 (IANS) India and Canada have sorted out all the issues related to two agreements which will help in flow of investments and also provide social security ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Abu Dhabi to lure more Indian tourists


September 7th, 2011 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Sep 7 (IANS/WAM) The Abu Dhabi Tourism Authority (ADTA) will organise promotional events in three Indian cities next week to attract tourists to the UAE.The events will held ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Time to jointly ensure India is top investment hub: Mukherjee


August 11th, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Thursday said it was an opportune time for the treasury and opposition benches to ensure that India emerges as the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Sri Lankan cricketers will be monitored during England tour


May 18th, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 18 (IANS) In the wake of the allegations of match-fixing made by former captain Hashan Tillakaratne last month, Sri Lankan cricket officials will be watching the activities of ... Read more...

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Oz all rounder Smith out of IPL with ankle injury


April 15th, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Apr.15 (ANI): Australian cricketer Steve Smith will miss the remainder of the Indian Premiere League (IPL) this season as he has to fix an ankle injury.Smith, 21, was turning out for ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Ponting will be remembered as one of Australia’s great captains: Mark Waugh


March 29th, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 29(ANI): Former Australian batsman Mark Waugh has said that Ricky Ponting's record as captain means that he will be remembered as one of the greats."His record as captain is ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Ponting resigns as Australian Test, ODI captain but will continue playing as batsman


March 29th, 2011 - 10:12 am ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar 29(ANI): Australian skipper Ricky Ponting has announced to step down from captaincy of both Australia Test and one-day cricket sides with immediate effect, but has expressed his willingness to continue ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

India sees momentum for UN reform with US support


February 16th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington/New York, Feb 16 (IANS) With US President Barack Obama backing India's quest for permanent membership of the UN Security Council, India see a new momentum for the expansion ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US support for Indian Security Council bid has spurred momentum for UN reform: Rao


February 16th, 2011 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 16 (ANI): Thanking the United States for its support for India's bid for UN Security Council permanent membership, Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao today said that Washington's support came at ... Read more...

Posted in World |

IHG and Amrapali Group launch Holiday Inn Express


October 28th, 2010 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) Thursday launched Holiday Inn Express, one of the fastest growing hotel brands in the limited service category, in India with city-based realty developer ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Aparna Doshi named co-chair of US-India Business Council solar task force


September 13th, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sept.13 (ANI-Business Wire India): Aparna Doshi, chief operating officer of Astonfield Renewable Resources, has been named Co-chair of the US-India Business Council (USIBC) Solar Power Task Force, a major ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Oriental Hotels to beef up its room strength


July 27th, 2010 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 27 (IANS) City-based Oriental Hotels is planning to open two more hotels and add more rooms at its existing properties to take the total number of hotels and rooms under ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

10 flirting tips to pick up a guy during World Cup


June 18th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 18 (ANI): Single girls, the World Cup might just be your chance to pick up a hottie.Flirt website Flirtomatic have put together some ace tips to show how the World ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Nitish should snap ties with BJP: growing murmurs in JD-U


June 13th, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 13 (IANS) A day after Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar voiced displeasure over newspaper advertisements showing him with Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, pressure was building within his Janata ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

‘Government to bear 50% Capex for e-waste recycling facilities on PPP mode’


May 27th, 2010 - 12:51 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 26 (ANI): The Government will bear 50 per cent of Capex for e-waste recycling facilities on public private parternship (PPP) mode, said Rajiv Gauba, Joint Secretary with the Ministry ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Gettysburg Battlefield Endangered by Resort & Casino Developers


May 18th, 2010 - 12:35 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
May 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Gettysburg National Military Park has made the 'endangered' list thanks to those who wish to develop the area into a resort and casino. The Civil War ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Pakistan strike late winner to beat Spain 2-1 (Lead)


March 2nd, 2010 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) Pakistan brought their Hockey World Cup campaign back on rails with a hard-fought 2-1 win over Olympics silver medallists Spain in a Pool B match here Tuesday. Having ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

K Sera Sera to make film on Indian hockey


February 28th, 2010 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) K Sera Sera, a film production company, Sunday announced it will make a movie on history of Indian hockey for the "resurgence of the game in ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Ban on prepaid mobiles reflects trust deficit: Mehbooba


November 9th, 2009 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) Criticising the ban on prepaid mobile connections in Jammu and Kashmir, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leader Mehbooba Mufti Monday said it "casts a shadow of doubt" ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

India-UAE trade to be discussed at upcoming conference


October 28th, 2009 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Oct 28 (IANS) Trade relations between India and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) would be the focus of a conference organised by the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) in the Indian ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

No defence ties with China, says Sri Lanka


October 25th, 2009 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Hua Hin (Thailand), Oct 25 (IANS) Sri Lanka has "very close" and "very special" ties with China but there is unlikely to be a defence relationship between Beijing and Colombo, Foreign Minister ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Orionid Meteor Shower Continues To Enchant Stargazers


October 22nd, 2009 - 11:58 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) For the last few days, meteor shower have became quite a spectacle view in the night sky, which proves to be quite an enchanting experience for ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Kolkata intellectuals raise voice against tribal leader’s arrest


October 2nd, 2009 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 2 (IANS) A section of city intellectuals Friday voiced their concern over the arrest of tribal leader Chatradhar Mahato and questioned the transparency of the West Bengal government over ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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