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US pitches for a bigger global role for India


September 17th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Ahead of the US elections, India and the US Monday underlined broad bipartisan support for the bilateral strategic relationship in both countries, with the US ... Read more...

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More men now seek counselling


September 12th, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Breakdown of support systems and the "conflict of expectations" are leading to problems in relationships, with more men now approaching counselling centres for their ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Pakistan media gives a thumbs up to Krishna’s visit (Lead)


September 8th, 2012 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 8 (IANS) Even before the first things were put in fine print and signed, media in Pakistan Saturday gave a thumbs-up to the visit of India's External Affairs ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

‘Indian firms can help build Indonesian infrastructure’


August 31st, 2012 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Aug 31 (IANS) Indian firms can help build Indonesian infrastructure, said Indian envoy Gurjit Singh as a major conference here discussed the ways and means to associate Indian companies ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Bengal ex-Lokayukta gets threat calls for criticising Mamata


August 17th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 17 (IANS) After he criticised West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for her "corruption in judiciary" remarks, retired Calcutta High Court judge and former Lokayukta Samaresh Banerjee ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

I’m never satisfied with my work: Imtiaz Ali


August 2nd, 2012 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Director Imtiaz Ali has made commercially successful films like "Jab We Met" and "Rockstar", but says he isn't satisfied with his body of work."I ... Read more...

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India to soon get a film commission (Lead)


August 1st, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Inddia will soon get a film commission offering single window clearances to filmmakers to shoot in this country, Nirupama Kotru, director (Films) in the information ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

India to get its film commission soon


August 1st, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) The country will soon have a film commission offering a single window clearances to filmmakers to shoot in India, Nirupama Kotru, director, Information and Broadcasting ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Make space for arthouse cinema: Kiran Rao


July 30th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Filmmaker Kiran Rao, who made her directorial debut with off-beat film "Dhobi Ghat", feels there is need to create space for such films. However, she ... Read more...

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‘Use social meida to spread awareness about water conservation’


July 29th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Filmmaker Shekhar Kapur, who is making a film on water scarcity with Hrithik Roshan in the lead, feels one awareness about the issue can ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

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...

Posted in Business |

Pakistan president to visit Russia


June 19th, 2012 - 1:28 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 18 (IANS) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari will undertake a three-day official visit to Russia between June 20-22 to participate in the Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF), ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Media needs to be regulated, say senior journalists


May 10th, 2012 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) The media needs regulation, several senior journalists said here Thursday, adding that its proliferation has lowered standards, with news being served instantly."The media needs regulation ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Ensure book’s soul not lost in moviemaking: Writers


March 15th, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 15 (IANS) To say a book is always better than a movie made out of it is a cliche but writers love this, author Amish Tripathi contended ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Media cannot be a judge, say politicians


January 29th, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 28 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah and Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi feel the media should not play the role of a judge -- because it ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Jaipur delegates slam Rushdie ‘gag’


January 24th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 24 (IANS) The intellectuals fraternity at the Jaipur Literature Festival responded with outrage to the new "fatwa" on author Salman Rushdie, who was stopped from addressing the audience ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

When Putin preached radio station on ‘Freedom of Speech’


January 19th, 2012 - 3:05 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin Wednesday criticised a liberal radio station for serving US foreign policy interests and going overboard with the notion of freedom ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Plan panel member calls for rebuilding trust in business


November 11th, 2011 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 11 (IANS) Calling for rebuilding the rapidly dwindling trust in business enterprises, Planning Commission member Arun Maira Friday said that a partnership was needed between businesses, civil society ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

An all-woman affair at CHOGM 2011


October 28th, 2011 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Perth, Oct 28 (IANS) In a first, the outgoing chair, the incoming chair and the head of the grouping of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) event here are ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Proportionate electoral system will avoid vote wastage’


September 3rd, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) The proportionate electoral system (PES) would give a chance to all citizens to elect their representatives without any wastage of votes, an expert said ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

UN General Assembly adopts resolution on happiness


July 20th, 2011 - 10:33 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, July 20 (IANS) The UN General Assembly has adopted a resolution on happiness. It said happiness was critical in advancing economic growth and social progress, Xinhua reported.Calling the ... Read more...

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Economic growth a must for poverty reduction: Montek


July 11th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Although poverty in India had decreased in the last two decades, the access to opportunities still remained restricted for many people, Planning Commission Deputy chairman ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

GST won’t hamper states’ fiscal autonomy: Finance secretary


June 28th, 2011 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 28 (IANS) The introduction of Goods and Services Tax (GST) will not hamper fiscal autonomy of the states, union Finance Secretary Sunil Mitra said Tuesday.Mitra's comments came in ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘More people should be talking about Kashmir’


May 27th, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) More people should be talking about Kashmir in public forums, says US-based journalist-writer Basharat Peer, who believes the situation there is grim and has been ... Read more...

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Central team reviews Indo-Myanmar trade at Moreh


April 29th, 2011 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
Moreh (Manipur), Apr 29 (ANI): In an endeavor to ensure the success of its Look-East policy and make the northeast a big trading hub in the future, a panel discussion on improving ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Mining lobby, politicians tried to hijack Hegde’s events: Activists


April 26th, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 26 (IANS) Activists in Goa have reacted strongly to what they called attempts by Goa's politicians and mining lobby to "hijack" two civil society events Monday in which ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Michelle Obama has new stylist?


April 14th, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 14 (ANI): US First Lady Michelle Obama is rumoured to have changed her stylist, replacing Meredith Koop, who has been working for her, with somebody else.Designer Peter Soronen, whose creations ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Autism demands world’s collective attention: UN chief


April 7th, 2011 - 9:24 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 7 (IANS) UN Secretary-general Ban Ki-moon has said autism demands the collective attention of the international community.The statement came as Ban addressed a UN panel discussion on ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Indian leadership needs to wake up to corruption: Sangma


April 2nd, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Politicians should stop taking people for granted and the Indian leadership should wake up to the menace of corruption, former Lok Sabha speaker P.A. Sangma ... Read more...

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Come and see potential of India: Anil Ambani to US firms


April 2nd, 2011 - 11:06 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 2 (IANS) India, which along with China is one of the world's "documented growth stories", offers some of the largest opportunities for American companies and the "challenge" for ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Private FM channels to be allowed to broadcast news


March 29th, 2011 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, March 28 (IANS) Private FM radio channels will soon be allowed to broadcast news sourced from All India Radio (AIR), an official said Monday.FM radio channels will be able ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

US envoy regrets civilian casualties in Pakistan


March 28th, 2011 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar. 28 (ANI): US Special Representative for Afghanistan and Ambassador to Pakistan, Marc Grossman, has expressed regret over the civilian casualties in Pakistan, paving the way for resolving disagreements between the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Rural Service Delivery exhibition begins in Delhi


March 24th, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar. 24 (ANI): A two-day national conference and exhibition on technology solutions for rural service delivery began here this morning.Inaugurating the conference, Union Minister for Communications and Information Technology ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Focus on tourism’s job opportunities, says minister


March 18th, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) Even a little bit of training in the field of tourism will contribute to employment, which is why every state must realise the worth of ... Read more...

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Delhiites go on cyclothon to raise eco-awareness


March 13th, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) Around a hundred people, including students and corporate executives, took part in a cyclothon in the capital Sunday in a run up to the Earth ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

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