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Indian hospital group to train doctors in Ghana


September 17th, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, Sep 16 (IANS) India's Apollo Hospital Group will conduct a medical camp in Ghana to provide affordable treatment to people suffering from liver and heart diseases as part of ... Read more...

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Centre must decide on Telangana soon: Andhra Pradesh CM (Interview)


August 22nd, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kondruprolu (Andhra Pradesh), Aug 22 (IANS) The union government must take a call soon on the issue of statehood for the Telangana region, says Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. ... Read more...

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ICICI Bank organises customer outreach programme in Leh


July 23rd, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 23 (IANS) In its bid to reach out to people in the remote area of Ladakh region, the private sector ICICI Bank organised a programme to bring banking ... Read more...

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Goa aim to convert students from job seekers to job givers


June 21st, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 21 (IANS) A move is under way in Goa, a state where the service industry accounts for half of its income and provides 40 percent employment, to evangelise ... Read more...

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‘India-Africa must make most of demographic dividend’


June 11th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 11 (IANS) India and Africa must leverage their strengths to make the most of their demographic dividend, a leading South African educationist says."India and Africa are working on ... Read more...

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‘India-Africa must make most of demographic dividend’


June 11th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 11 (IANS) India and Africa must leverage their strengths to make the most of their demographic dividend, a leading South African educationist says."India and Africa are working on ... Read more...

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Krishna juggles US, Cuba visits next week


June 8th, 2012 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) In a trip that underlines India's new-found confidence in juggling diverse partners, India's External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna goes first to the US and then ... Read more...

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Sports effective tool for change in gender issues: Study


May 30th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) Sensitising young athletes and their coaches about gender issues can be an effective tool for prevention of violence against women, according to a study by ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Rashtrapati Bhavan green initiative gets new logo (With image)


May 30th, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) The Rashtrapati Bhavan's sustainability initiative - Roshni Prachodaya Society (Roshni) - Wednesday got a new logo selected by President Pratibha Patil.The logo, created by ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Krishna goes to Singapore for people-centric diplomacy


March 7th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna goes Thursday to Singapore on a three-day visit where he will meet Indian envoys of Southeast Asian countries and urge ... Read more...

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Intel India unveils plan to groom innovators


February 29th, 2012 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 29 (IANS) Global chip maker Intel Corporation Wednesday unveiled an outreach programme to groom future scientists in India as the next generation of innovators."The Intel Future Scientist programme ... Read more...

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CBSE starts counselling for board exams


January 31st, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) In an attempt to address anxieties of students and parents, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will start from Wednesday the first phase of ... Read more...

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Bookaroo outreach drive takes literature to schools


November 9th, 2011 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) Literature will seek out children at their places of study with the Aviva Bookaroo Children's Literature Festival opening a series of workshops and interactions between ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

40 artists donate to South Asian art platform


November 5th, 2011 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 5 (IANS) Forty leading Indian contemporary artists have donated their art works to resuscitate and expand the Khoj International Artist's Association - one of South Asia's leading ... Read more...

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National Museum holds workshop for disabled kids


August 4th, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) A troupe of mentally challenged children Thursday presented a recital of songs and classical Indian dances at the National Museum here at a special workshop ... Read more...

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Delhi celebrates longest day of year with solar fest


June 21st, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi June 21 (IANS) With scores of students and others in attendance, Delhi Tuesday celebrated the longest day of the year, called the summer solstice, with a skit and ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Mamata Banerjee launches railways’ on-board magazine


May 16th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) In a bid to connect with passengers, Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday released an on-board magazine for Indian Railways, which would be available free ... Read more...

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Jaitapur nuclear power project stays, asserts Jairam Ramesh (Lead)


April 15th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 15 (IANS) The controversial 9,900 MW Jaitapur nuclear power project in Maharashtra will be implemented despite all hurdles, union Minister for Environment and Forests Jairam Ramesh said ... Read more...

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Day, night to be equal Monday


March 21st, 2011 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) Day and night will be of equal duration Monday, marking the beginning of spring in the northern hemisphere.According to the Science Popularisation Association of Communicators ... Read more...

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Jamia vice chancellor to ‘play’ a new role


February 25th, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) Jamia Millia Islamia university Vice Chancellor Najeeb Jung will soon be seen in a new 'role' as he will act in a play staged in the ... Read more...

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DMK begins spectrum outreach meetings in Tamil Nadu


December 24th, 2010 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 24 (IANS) The ruling DMK Friday began a series of public meetings across Tamil Nadu, explaining the issues involved in the 2G spectrum allocation that cost its party leader Andimuthu ... Read more...

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Action to be taken against Fkiri, says Australian Sports Minister


October 6th, 2010 - 10:09 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 6 (ANI): The Australian Sports Minister, Mark Arbib has said the Australian Commonwealth Games Association would take strict disciplinary action against wrestler Hassene Fkiri for making a rude gesture ... Read more...

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IIT alumni propose spinning mill to combat farmers’ suicide


September 21st, 2010 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) An alumni group of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) has come up with a proposal to start a cotton spinning factory in Maharashtra's Yavatmal district - ... Read more...

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Eureka! Delhi school boys discover new asteroid (With Images)


August 14th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Wonders never cease to exist. Two Delhi students have discovered a new asteroid as part of a unique astronomy project connected to the US space agency NASA. Amanjot ... Read more...

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Sehwag tutors Delhiites on traffic rules for Games


June 22nd, 2010 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The next time you tune into an FM channel, don't be surprised to hear Virender Sehwag asking you to drive safely. The ace batsman has been ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Students, spot a new asteroid and name it!


May 19th, 2010 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
By Richa Sharma New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) How about naming a new asteroid in the sky? In the next three months, many students across India will search for new asteroids and name ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Three Lions to donate World Cup fees to charity


May 17th, 2010 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 17 (ANI): England's players have agreed to donate their World Cup match fees to charity and launch a new awareness ­campaign.Fabio Capello's team fly out to a pre-tournament training camp ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Day and night to be equally long Saturday


March 19th, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Sky gazers in the capital are looking forward to watch the spring equinox Saturday - when the sun shines directly overhead as viewed from the earth, making ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Brit kids as young as seven “potentially vulnerable to violent extremism”


January 10th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 10(ANI): British police have reportedly identified children as young as seven to be "potentially vulnerable to violent extremism", and have referred them to a government outreach programme for individuals considered ... Read more...

Posted in World |

RBI chief launches financial literacy drive in rural Bangalore


September 22nd, 2009 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 22 (IANS) Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor D. Subbarao Tuesday initiated a financial literacy programme in a hamlet, 60 km from India's tech hub, with a goal of achieving ... Read more...

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Chandigarh’s old, disabled will have library at doorstep


September 8th, 2009 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 8 (IANS) A helping hand from the administration in Chandigarh will now take library books and magazines right to the doorstep of senior citizens and the disabled. The scheme was launched ... Read more...

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Capital gets ready for video art finale


July 21st, 2009 - 10:19 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) Video Wednesday, one of the biggest exhibitions of video art in the country spread over a year, will close with a digital blitz in the capital during ... Read more...

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Anxious about board results? Call CBSE helpline


May 20th, 2009 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) Wednesday launched telephonic counselling to help students overcome anxiety and stress after the board results. As a part of the board's ... Read more...

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Indian consulate in Dubai launches monthly magazine


March 30th, 2009 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, March 30 (IANS) India Matters, a monthly magazine of the Indian consulate in Dubai, was launched by former Indian president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam at a glittering function here Sunday night. Speaking ... Read more...

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Kalam to launch “India Matters” in UAE tomorrow


March 28th, 2009 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 28 (ANI): Former President Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam will launch the inaugural issue of a monthly magazine titled "India Matters" in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Sunday.The ... Read more...

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