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Over 35 Canadian firms to take part in Emerging Kerala


September 12th, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 12 (IANS) Over 35 Canadian education, infrastructure, information, communication technology companies and others will be participating in the Emerging Kerala 2012 Global Connect, a three-day investor conference that ... Read more...

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Tribal students to benefit from new central scheme


September 6th, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) About 22 lakh tribal students will benefit from a new centrally sponsored scheme for pre-matric scholarships for scheduled tribe students in Class 9 and 10 ... Read more...

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India lose to Iran in Asian Volleyball


September 2nd, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Hanoi, Sep 2 (IANS) Iran beat India 3-1 on the second day of the Asian Men's Cup Volleyball Championship in Vietnam's northern Vinh Phuc province Sunday.On the first day of ... Read more...

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I have opened doors for other women wrestlers: Geeta Phogat


August 30th, 2012 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Geeta Phogat, the first female wrestler from India to qualify for the Olympics, Wednesday felt that she had opened doors for women wrestlers of ... Read more...

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Brazilian firm makes deepwater oil find


August 27th, 2012 - 11:18 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 27 (IANS/EFE) Oil and gas have been found in a deepwater basin in the Atlantic, Brazilian state-controlled oil giant Petrobras said.Tests confirmed the presence of petroleum ... Read more...

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Mamata attends UPA coordination panel meet


August 22nd, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Trinamool Congress supremo and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday attended a meeting of the newly-formed UPA coordination committee here.Banerjee attended the coordination ... Read more...

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Russia suspends Syria action group meet


August 17th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Aug 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian-sponsored initiative for a meeting of the Action Group on Syria at the UN headquarters in New York has been suspended indefinitely, the ... Read more...

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Special attention to needs of children: PM (Lead)


August 15th, 2012 - 10:53 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) The Congress-led UPA government was paying special attention to the needs of children and had made education mandatory by law, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh ... Read more...

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Special attention to the needs of children: PM


August 15th, 2012 - 9:28 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) The Congress-led UPA government was paying special attention to the needs of the children and had made education mandatory by law, Prime Minister Manmohan ... Read more...

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Bharti Airtel mulls IPO of tower unit


August 8th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 8 (IANS) Bharti Airtel Wednesday said it has appointed a committee of the board of directors to consider an initial public offer (IPO) for selling up to ... Read more...

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Olympic athletics: Algerian runner disqualified for not doing enough


August 7th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) Algerian athlete Taoufik Makhloufi has been excluded from participation in all further events at the London Olympics after he failed to try his best in a ... Read more...

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Olympic athletics: Algerian runner excluded for not trying


August 7th, 2012 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) Algerian runner Taoufik Makhloufi has been thrown out of the Olympic Games here for not trying hard enough in his 800-metre heat Monday, according to a ... Read more...

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Olympic athletics: Sudha Singh fails to impress


August 4th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) India's Sudha Singh finished 13th in heat 1 of the women's 3,000-metre steeplechase Saturday, thus ending her participation in the London Olympics.The Indian runner's time of ... Read more...

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Olympic weightlifting: Ravi Kumar finishes sixth in 69kg


July 31st, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) India's participation in the Olympic weightlifting event ended Tuesday when Katulu Ravi Kumar finished sixth in Group B of the 69kg category.Ravi Kumar lifted 303kg with ... Read more...

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Russia denies plans to grant asylum to Assad


July 29th, 2012 - 5:53 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has no plans to provide asylum to embattled Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said."We are not even thinking about it. Those ... Read more...

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Tunisia to showcase at ‘Africa Village’ in London


July 28th, 2012 - 2:01 am ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) Along with 33 African countries, Tunisia will take part in the activities of the African Village at the Kensington Gardens in London.The village will be open ... Read more...

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Haryana announces cash awards for Olympic medallist


July 26th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) The Haryana government Thursday announced huge cash awards for its sportspersons if they win a medal in the 2012 London Games.Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh ... Read more...

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Primary education in India: Learn from ASEAN, says Amartya


July 21st, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Patna, July 20 (IANS) Nobel laureate Amartya Sen Friday stressed the need for India to provide primary education to all its people on the lines of Southeast Asian countries."India has ... Read more...

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Court allows Raja, Kanimozhi to vote in presidential poll


July 18th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) A Delhi court Wednesday allowed 2G case accused former telecom minister A. Raja and DMK MP Kanimozhi to cast their vote in the presidential poll ... Read more...

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Sharjah bank launches training programme


July 15th, 2012 - 1:28 am ICT by IANS
Sharjah, July 14 (IANS/WAM) Sharjah Islamic Bank (SIB) has launched a training for the 7th consecutive year with the participation of 15 students from UAE colleges and universities as part ... Read more...

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India, Mauritius to strengthen travel trade


July 13th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) India and Mauritius will strengthen ties in the tourism sector by increasing investment in the hotel industry, promoting more package tours and developing tourism infrastructure, ... Read more...

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Shankar Mahadevan launches first digital talent hunt


July 13th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) Composer Shankar Mahadevan Friday launched the first mobile and internet-based singing talent hunt - "MOBisur" - which allows participation from any part of the country.They can ... Read more...

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‘India’s Got Talent’ created job for participants: Cyrus Sahukar


July 10th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Anchor-actor Cyrus Sahukar, who will host the fourth season of "India's Got Talent", says the reality show has "created job opportunities for participants" and given ... Read more...

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50,000 to take part in fill the jails protest: Karunanidhi


July 4th, 2012 - 1:26 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 3 (IANS) Around 50,000 party members including his daughter and Rajya Sabha member Kanimozhi will participate in Wednesday's "fill the jails" protest, said DMK president M. Karunanidhi.Speaking ... Read more...

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Airtel, Manchester United go scouting for talent


June 26th, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Airtel's initiative of giving chance to 12 under-16 kids to train with Manchester United Soccer School was given a thumbs up by both Sunil Chetri ... Read more...

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Ex-Brazil keeper Dida set for Portuguesa debut


June 19th, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 19 (IANS) Former AC Milan goalkeeper Dida will play his first competitive match in two years Saturday when he makes his debut for Portuguesa in ... Read more...

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Mexico enacts witness-protection law


June 9th, 2012 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, June 9 (IANS/EFE) President Felipe Calderon signed into law a measure authorizing benefits - including new identities - for people who find themselves at risk due to their ... Read more...

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VIPs have to go through immigration procedures, says US (Lead)


June 8th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 8 (IANS) The US is in discussions with various countries to smoothen travel and avoid incidents like the detaining of Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan, but insists ... Read more...

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‘VIPs will have to go through US immigration procedures’


June 8th, 2012 - 10:30 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 8 (IANS) The United States is in discussions with various countries to smoothen travel and avoid incidents like the detaining of Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan, but ... Read more...

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Dina destroyed kids, claims Michael Lohan


June 3rd, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 3 (IANS) Michael Lohan blames his ex-wife Diana for ruining their children, including actress Lindsay Lohan's life.After hearing that Dina along with her children - Lindsay, Ali, ... Read more...

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Olympic-bound paddlers to play in Sweden, Brazil


June 1st, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) A 14-member Indian team including Olympic-bound paddlers Soumyajit Ghosh and Ankita Das will be playing tournaments in Sweden and Brazil during June.The sports ministry Friday ... Read more...

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16 young players from across India to play in Milan


May 23rd, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 23 (IANS) Sixteen budding players from across the country have been selected through a five-month-long football talent hunt to represent India at a youth football tournament to be ... Read more...

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Gibbs to feature in Sri Lanka Premier League


May 19th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, May 19 (IANS) South African batsman Herschelle Gibbs, who is playing for Mumbai Indians in the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL), has confirmed that he will be taking part ... Read more...

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Committee to look into DTC workers’ welfare


May 18th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) The Delhi government has decided to set up a committee for the welfare of Delhi Transport Corp (DTC) workers.The decision was taken Friday at a ... Read more...

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Panel set up to study status of Indian women


May 17th, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
NewDelhi, May 17 (IANS) The government has set up a high-level committee to undertake comprehensive study on the status of women in India as well as to evolve appropriate policy ... Read more...

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