phenomenal growth

Mahesh Bhatt taps digital medium boom for wider reach


September 6th, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) A majority of filmmakers are using digital platforms to reach out to wider audience. Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt is one of them and says that the ... Read more...

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Indian boxers excelling but lot more required: Chief coach Sandhu


July 20th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) A record eight boxers qualifying for the London Olympics is a clear indicator of the phenomenal growth of the sport in India, with the pugilists ... Read more...

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Delhi is India’s most competitive city, Mumbai next


July 11th, 2012 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) India's capital has emerged the most competitive city in the country for the third straight time with the commercial hub of Mumbai retaining the second ... Read more...

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India can lead in South-South cooperation: Visiting Cape Verde minister (With Image)


June 5th, 2012 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 5 (IANS) Cape Verde, a sunny collective nesting of 10 picturesque islands in the Atlantic Ocean 570 km off Africa, is shifting its eyes from Europe to countries ... Read more...

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Prestigious Art Basel comes to Asia


May 8th, 2012 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) Art Basel, the premier international annual show of modern and contemporary art in the Swiss town of Basel, has announced its first edition in Hong ... Read more...

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Operators want total spectrum available to be auctioned


March 22nd, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) The government should auction the entire amount of spectrum, including the spectrum to be made available after the cancellation of 2G licences and the one ... Read more...

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Virgin to restart Mumbai service in October


March 15th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 15 (IANS) Virgin Atlantic Thursday said it will restart its operations to Mumbai with a daily service from London from October 29, 2012. The service was last operated ... Read more...

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Now an event solely dedicated to footwear


March 7th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 7 (IANS) After so many fashion events focusing on apparels, the first edition of India Shoes and Accessories Forum 2012 (ISAF) will focus on footwear and leather accessories ... Read more...

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Google India unveils new search format for ads


December 27th, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 27 (IANS) Google India Tuesday unveiled a new format for media advertisements (ads) to target, pay for and experience video ads on its web search engine."The new ads ... Read more...

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Balance is what matters in India-China ties: sources


November 17th, 2011 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) The Sino-Indian equation was complex and the hardest to predict but it was a "full spectrum" relationship, officials said Thursday, striking an upbeat note ... Read more...

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Roses for the world: An Indian success story in Ethiopia


May 29th, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Holeta (Ethiopia), May 29 (IANS) The world's largest exporter of roses is an Indian who grows and ships hundreds of varieties of the prized flowers -- not just out of ... Read more...

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India set to be one of top ten users of broadband in the world: Broadband Forum


March 25th, 2011 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 25(ANI-Business Wire India): India's phenomenal growth in broadband in 2010, second only to China and the United States, is leading towards the country soon becoming one of the top ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pranab Mukherjee promises more rural banks


February 11th, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 11 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has said banking services would be rolled out in 20,000 villages which have no banks with a population of over 2,000 ... Read more...

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Ayurvedic spa packages ready for Games tourists (With Images)


September 15th, 2010 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Manpreet Kaur New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Most spas in the capital are preparing irresistible ayurvedic massage packages for Commonwealth Games (CWG) players and tourists, knowing well the lure of Indian culture ... Read more...

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Parliamentary panel for consultations on educational tribunals bill


August 20th, 2010 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) As the human resource development ministry seeks to establish education tribunals across the country, a parliamentary panel has urged wider consultations with all stakeholders before parliament debates ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Airlines’ financial distress not to affect air safety: Patel


August 3rd, 2010 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel Tuesday said the Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) is framing new guidelines to ensure that safety is not affected by the ... Read more...

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Fresh regulations for air safety on cards: Praful Patel


August 3rd, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Denying any shortcomings in safety regulations at Mangalore airport where an air crash killed 159 people May 22, the government Tuesday said it was in the process ... Read more...

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Pharmacy education should be constantly revised to meet challenges: President Patil


July 9th, 2010 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 9 (ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patil on Friday said that pharmacy education in the country should be constantly revised and updated to meet tomorrow's challenges.Speaking at the National Seminar ... Read more...

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Now bid online for international designer jewellery


March 26th, 2010 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) European styled cut baguette diamonds, brown diamonds used in white gold and signed pieces from international design houses like Cartier, Tiffany, Chopard and Boucheron will be auctioned ... Read more...

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Andhra Pradesh targets Rs.690 bn IT exports by 2012


January 26th, 2010 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 26 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh has set a target of IT exports of Rs.69,000 crore (Rs.690 billion/$15 billion) and 1.2 million jobs in the IT sector by the end of 2012, ... Read more...

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India sees silver lining in Google’s imminent exit from China


January 16th, 2010 - 11:49 am ICT by ANI
By Naveen KapoorNew Delhi, Jan 16(ANI): The imminent exit of IT giant Google from China, which has alleged the Chinese Government of hacking personal data of its clients and for enforcing censorship, ... Read more...

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Another spectacular year for telecom industry (Flashback 2009)


December 29th, 2009 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
By James Jose New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) Despite overall showdown and hiccups in allocation of spectrum to new and existing players, the Indian telecom industry had an awesome run in 2009, ... Read more...

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264,000 South Asians lose jobs in Gulf: Survey (Lead)


December 21st, 2009 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 21 (IANS) About 264,000 people from South Asia have lost jobs in the Middle-East on account of the global meltdown, city-based think tank Centre for Development Studies (CDS) has found. Presenting ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

2.64 lakh South Asians lose jobs in Gulf: Survey


December 21st, 2009 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 21 (IANS) About 264,000 people from South Asia have lost jobs in the Middle-East on account of the global meltdown, city-based think tank Centre for Development Studies (CDS) has found. Presenting ... Read more...

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China’s millionaires to cross 450,000 mark


November 20th, 2009 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 20 (IANS) The personal wealth of the rich in China has continued to expand despite the global economic downturn, and a new study says their number could cross 450,000 by ... Read more...

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Haryana to have green rating for its new buildings


November 12th, 2009 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 12 (IANS) Keeping in view the rising need of renewable energy, the Haryana government Thursday made it mandatory for all buildings coming up after April next year to be compliant ... Read more...

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Soni calls upon magazine sector to fully utilise its potential


November 5th, 2009 - 6:47 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 5 (ANI): Minister of Information and Broadcasting Ambika Soni today called upon all the stakeholders in the magazine sector to harness the potential available in the sector so ... Read more...

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Nepal, India renew trade pact


October 28th, 2009 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Oct 28 (ANI): Nepal and India on Tuesday signed a Treaty of Trade and Agreement of Cooperation to control unauthorised trade.Indian Trade Minister Anand Sharma and his Nepali counterpart Rajendra Mahato ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Cyber crime generates more money than drug trafficking


October 4th, 2009 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Balaji Bangalore, Oct 4 (IANS) With more and more people going online and social networking becoming pervasive, cyber crime now generates more money than drug trafficking, says global cyber security solutions ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Mercedes-Benz optimistic about Indian market


October 3rd, 2009 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, Oct 3 (IANS) Luxury car maker Mercedes-Benz is hopeful of achieving good sales growth in India in the coming months despite stiff competition from rivals like BMW and Audi. "Last ... Read more...

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Canadian minister to inaugurate Gujarat trade office Friday


September 21st, 2009 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Sep 21 (IANS) Canada will officially open its trade office in Ahmedabad Friday.Stockwell Day, Canadian minister for international trade, will inaugurate the office to coincide with the penultimate day ... Read more...

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Haryana seeks aid for better policing in Gurgaon


August 18th, 2009 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 18 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda has sought help from the central government for better policing to improve the law and order situation in the tech hub of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Bollywood acting guru completes 45 years of teaching


June 17th, 2009 - 1:29 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Roshan Taneja is considered a cult figure in the field of teaching acting in India with his taught students having registered a ratio of success as high as 55%. His students include ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Video games favourite pastime among two-third Aussies amid recession


May 21st, 2009 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 21 (ANI): A survey has revealed that despite the economic slump, Australians are still splashing out on video games.The study revealed that people Down Under spent a record 2 billion ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

FII decline has hit key Indian sectors: NYT


May 5th, 2009 - 6:48 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi/Gurgaon, May 5 (ANI): The decline in foreign investment in India has taken a huge toll on sectors like real estate, manufacturing, infrastructure and even art, which was bolstered by demand ... Read more...

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