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Suicide bid at Delhi Metro station


September 6th, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) A 25-year-old man was critically injured Thursday after he tried to commit suicide by jumping from a Delhi Metro station, police said.Pradeep Kumar, a native ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro tries to curb suicides at stations


September 6th, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Delhi Metro, with the help of an NGO, has launched a public service initiative to reduce suicide bids at its stations.Metro staff, those on the ... Read more...

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A free fair for young artists to sell art directly to buyers


July 12th, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) A new platform will open to 520 emerging artists from across the country to exhibit and sell their art directly to buyers without the involvement ... Read more...

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Pakistanis cook a platter, forge cultural bonds


April 15th, 2012 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) If you thought Pakistan has only a limited menu to offer, you were wrong! Renowned chefs from across the border dished out a cuisine that ... Read more...

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Pakistan expo aims to reap trade benefits, goodwill


April 12th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) Pakistan Thursday showcased a wide range of products here at a trade fair, signifying its search for a peace dividend with India with greater economic ... Read more...

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Lifestyle Pakistan aims at direct India-Pakistan trade


April 10th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) From clothing and home furnishings to delicious Pakistani delicacies - the capital will get to enjoy all this and more at the first Lifestyle Pakistan ... Read more...

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Not a carnival, but defence exposition is not any less


March 31st, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) It is not a carnival in the truest sense, but the four-day defence exposition in progress at the Pragati Maidan, India's major trade exhibition venue, ... Read more...

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Efforts on to minimise Metro snags, say officials


March 30th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) A day after thousands of Metro commuters were stranded for over six hours due to a major signalling snag, Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) officials ... Read more...

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Signal snag hits thousands of Metro commuters (Lead)


March 29th, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) On a day when restrictions were imposed on several roads in Delhi due to the BRICS summit, thousands of Metro commuters in the national capital ... Read more...

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Asia’s largest defence exhibition kicks off Thursday


March 28th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) Over 500 global defence firms from 32 countries will be displaying their land and naval warfare systems at Asia's largest military exhibition being hosted by ... Read more...

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Delhi to host Asia’s largest defence exhibition


March 26th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) India will host from Thursday Asia's biggest defence exposition, showcasing the country's military prowess and the nation's emergence as an attractive destination for investment in ... Read more...

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Cycling to work? Growing movement to tackle mobility crisis (Feature)


March 25th, 2012 - 11:18 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) Cycling to work may soon become a reality in Delhi, and not just for the poor. With pollution and shrinking roadspace, the capital is under ... Read more...

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World Book Fair begins in New Delhi


February 25th, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) The 20th World Book Fair in the capital began on an optimistic note Saturday with Union Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal announcing that ... Read more...

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Centenary celebrations galore at World Book Fair (Curtain Rasier)


February 23rd, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Centenary celebrations will be the highlight of the 20th World Book Fair that starts here Feb 25 with the spotlight on 100 years of Indian ... Read more...

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JJ Valaya is WIFW 2012 finale designer


February 2nd, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) Designer J.J. Valaya will bring the curtains down on the autumn/winter edition of the Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week (WIFW), the second time will do ... Read more...

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Shantanu-Nikhil to open WIFW 2012


January 31st, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) Designer duo Shantanu-Nikhil will Feb 15 open the autumn-winter edition of Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week( WIFW) 2012 at the Pragati Maidan here.WIFW organiser Fashion ... Read more...

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Police assure smooth ride to Auto Expo (Second Lead)


January 8th, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) Delhi Police Saturday said that they would ensure smooth movement of traffic around Pragati Maidan, the venue of the on-going 11th Auto Expo, a ... Read more...

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Anand Mahindra tweets ire at ‘dismal’ Auto Expo crowd control


January 6th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) The thronging unruly crowds at the Auto Expo Friday had Mahindra Group vice chairman and managing director Anand Mahindra vent his ire at the "dismal" ... Read more...

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Thousands swamp Auto Expo, exhibitors fret at chaos (Lead)


January 6th, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) Chaos seemed to reign at the Auto Expo Friday as thousands of visitors thronged auto exhibitors' stalls at the Pragati Maidan, completely overrunning the venue, ... Read more...

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Thousands barge into Auto Expo, lead to chaos


January 6th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) Chaos seemed to reign at the Auto Expo Friday as thousands of visitors thronged auto exhibitors' stalls at the Pragati Maidan, completely overrunning the venue, ... Read more...

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Hero launches hybrid concept scooter


January 6th, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) A hybrid concept scooter that will run on both battery and petrol was launched here at the Auto Expo Thursday by Hero Motocorp Limited.'Leap' ... Read more...

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Auto Expo tickets available from Saturday


January 5th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) Tickets for the ongoing Auto Expo 2012 will be sold at 26 stations of the Delhi Metro from Saturday, an official said.The 11th edition of ... Read more...

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Ashok Leyland launches ‘Jan Bus’


January 5th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) Heavy vehicle manufacturer Ashok Leyland Thursday launched the 'Jan Bus', a low and flat floor bus designed for urban usage.Launched by Urban Development Minister Kamal ... Read more...

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Suzuki unveils new bike, scooter


January 5th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) Japanese auto major Suzuki Thursday launched a 110cc motorcycle Hayate and a 125cc scooter Swish, targeted at the youth.Hayate is the third bike introduced by ... Read more...

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Mercedes launches the new M-Class


January 5th, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) German automobile major Mercedes-Benz Thursday launched the new version of its M-Class sports utility vehicle and open-top sports car SLS AMG roadster.The SLS AMG roadster ... Read more...

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Volkswagen launches Touareg, Beetle variants


January 5th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) German automobile giant Volkswagen Thursday launched new versions of its sports utility vehicle (SUV) Touareg and small car Beetle. It also unveiled its concept hybrid ... Read more...

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Royal Enfield thumps in with new Thunderbird


January 5th, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) Two-wheeler company Royal Enfield Thursday launched a new version of its hot selling cruiser bike Thunderbird, with a more powerful engine and other features."The first ... Read more...

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Maruti Suzuki cars to cost more


January 5th, 2012 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) Automobile major Maruti Suzuki Thursday said all its cars will cost more from next week due to a hike in commodity input prices and the ... Read more...

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Nissan unveils multi-purpose vehicle Evalia


January 5th, 2012 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) Nissan unveiled its multi-utility vehicle Evalia Thursday the first day of the 11th Auto Expo here."We want to show India the depth of Nissan's ... Read more...

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Maruti Suzuki unviels compact SUV


January 5th, 2012 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) Automobile major Maruti Suzuki Thursday unvieled its new compact sports utility vehicle (SUV) on the first day of the 11th Auto Expo, terming the vehicle ... Read more...

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Mega-launches, big-ticket announcements at Delhi Auto Expo


January 3rd, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) With India emerging as a market for over 15 million vehicles each year, virtually every domestic and global major in the business will seek to ... Read more...

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Extra metro trains for trade fair


November 17th, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) The Delhi Metro will run 15 additional trains to manage the anticipated heavy crowds to the Pragati Maidan Metro station, located near the India International ... Read more...

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South African handicrafts huge draw at Delhi trade fair


November 16th, 2011 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Ceramics printed with ethnic African scenery, natural textiles featuring vibrant Zulu prints and animal trophies crafted with wire mesh from Cape Town are a huge ... Read more...

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Eurozone crisis hurting India’s exports, growth: Pranab


November 14th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) The deepening crisis in the European countries has negatively impacted India's economic growth and is hurting exports as some developed countries have turned ... Read more...

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International trade fair begins Monday


November 13th, 2011 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) The 31st edition of the annual India International Trade Fair (IITF) that opens Monday is expected to attract 6,000 exhibitors and nearly 1.5 million ... Read more...

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