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Laptops: Window to the world in rural schools (With images)


September 6th, 2012 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Khairat (Maharashtra), Sep 6 (IANS) For Walter Bender, co-founder of the One Laptop Per Child initiative, watching 20 children display great familiarity and skills with their XO laptops at a ... Read more...

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Nikhil Advani dedicates ‘Delhi Safari’ to daughter


August 17th, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 17 (IANS) Nikhil Advani puts "Patiala House" failure past behind him and gears up for his next project "Delhi Safari" and says that the 3D animation movie ... Read more...

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GOW a befitting reply to Murari Kumar’s critics


August 14th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 14 (IANS) After doing small roles, actor Murari Kumar finally got his due with his performance as Guddu in "Gangs of Wasseypur". He wants to dedicate the film ... Read more...

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‘Chennai Express’ shooting date not advanced, says SRK


August 6th, 2012 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 6 (IANS) Superstar Shah Rukh Khan has rubbished reports that he got the shooting dates for Rohit Shetty's "Chennai Express" advanced to September so that he could ... Read more...

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Olympics: Shooter Vijay Kumar wins silver for India (India Roundup)


August 3rd, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) Army shooter Vijay Kumar scooped up a silver after his teammate Joydip Karmakar narrowly missed a medal while ace women's shuttler Saina Nehwal remained in contention ... Read more...

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He promised me a medal: Vijay’s father


August 3rd, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 3 (IANS) Father of India's Olympic silver medallist Vijay Kumar said his son had promised him a medal before he went into the finals of the 25-metre rapid ... Read more...

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I would like to inherit his political legacy: Pranab’s son


July 25th, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee's politician son Abhijit said Wednesday that he would like to step into his father's shoes as Lok Sabha MP from West ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Buoyed by ‘Eega’ success, VFX company looking to expand


July 24th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 24 (IANS) Buoyed with the huge success of Telugu film "Eega", special effects company Makuta Effects is looking to expand its operations in India as well as abroad.Makuta ... Read more...

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Sangma’s tribal card draws bouquets, brickbats in Meghalaya


July 22nd, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 22 (IANS) The people in Meghalaya, home state of opposition-backed presidential candidate P.A. Sangma, were glued to their TVs as counting in the presidential poll went on ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Victoria back with Spice Girls for musical launch


June 25th, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jun 25 (IANS) Victoria Beckham is set to reunite with the Spice Girls to launch their stage musical "Viva Forever".The 38-year-old will meet her former bandmates - Melanie ... Read more...

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I’m focussed on Miss World title: Vanya Mishra


June 23rd, 2012 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Himangini Singh Yadu has broken India's 12-year-long dry spell by winning the Miss Asia Pacific title. Vanya Mishra says it's a proud moment for ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Sushmita hails Himangini’s win as best gift


June 22nd, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Sushmita Sen is proud of Himangini Singh Yadu, who was crowned Miss Asia Pacific in Busan, Korea, and said that she has got the best gift ... Read more...

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Eagerly waiting to be neighbours of President Pranab…


June 16th, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 16 (IANS) They exulted in joy and distributed sweets when Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee's candidature for the country's presidency was announced Friday. Now they are eagerly waiting ... Read more...

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Bengal celebrates Pranab’s candidature (Lead)


June 16th, 2012 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata/Mirati, June 15 (IANS) Having missed the bus 16 years ago when then chief minister Jyoti Basu could not become the prime minister following objections from his own party, ... Read more...

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Bengal exults at Pranab’s candidature


June 15th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 15 (IANS) Having missed the bus 17 years ago when Jyoti Basu could not become the prime minister following objections form his own party, West Bengal Friday ... Read more...

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Kolkata delirious over KKR triumph in IPL


May 28th, 2012 - 2:14 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 28 (IANS) Youths beat drums, burst crackers and partied on the streets as the eastern metropolis celebrated the maiden title conquest of Kolkata Knight Riders in the ... Read more...

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‘Parliament fractious, state issues pervasive’ (May 13 is 60th anniversary of Indian parliament)


May 12th, 2012 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) Has the quality of debates in parliament declined over the decades and is politics no longer a mission to serve the people? Are MPs ... Read more...

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‘Shootout…’ was not possible without ‘Dongri to Dubai’: Gupta


May 11th, 2012 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 11 (IANS) Filmmaker Sanjay Gupta launched author Hussain Zaidi's book "Dongri to Dubai" and revealed that his forthcoming film "Shootout at Wadala" wouldn't have been possible had ... Read more...

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‘Delhi Belly’ set for Hong Kong release


May 8th, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) Director Abhinay Deo's adult comedy "Delhi Belly" is set for a commercial release in Hong Kong Thursday.Co-produced by UTV and Aamir Khan Productions, the ... Read more...

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Beauty queens come together to celebrate womanhood


May 7th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Vanya Mishra, Prachi Mishra and Rochelle Maria Rao, winners of Pantaloons Femina Miss India (PFMI) 2012, walked the ramp Monday to celebrate women and their ... Read more...

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Steelcase setting up manufacturing plant in Pune


May 4th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 4 (IANS) Steelcase Inc., the global leader in office furniture industry, is setting up a manufacturing facility in Pune as it expands its presence in the Indian market.The ... Read more...

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Air India gets first Dreamliner from Nikki Haley’s state


April 28th, 2012 - 10:35 am ICT by IANS
Washington/North Charleston, April 28 (IANS) The first of four Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft for Air India to be assembled in South Carolina, a state governed by Indian American Nikki Haley, ... Read more...

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‘Gattu’ gets two awards at Los Angeles film fest


April 17th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Children's Film Society of India's (CFSI) movie "Gattu" received two awards at the Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles. Directed by Rajan Khosa, the children's film ... Read more...

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IPL play-offs’ proceeds to be distributed among former cricketers


April 3rd, 2012 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 3 (IANS) Indian cricket board president N.Srinivasan Tuesday promised to help 185 Indian cricketers with the proceeds from the four play-off stage matches of the Indian Premier League ... Read more...

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Agra celebrates for Sachin


March 16th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, March 16 (IANS) Youngsters burst crackers and distributed sweets in several parts of the Taj city Thursday as Sachin Tendulkar punctured the psychological barrier of the 100th century. ... Read more...

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‘Ensure regular vaccination to make India polio free’


February 23rd, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) With India marking it's first year without polio cases, the health ministry has called upon the nation to ensure regular polio vaccinations of children to ... Read more...

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ISRO: A great institution’s fall from grace (News Analysis)


January 25th, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 25 (IANS) From humble beginnings of ferrying rocket parts on a bicycle to launching satellites of other countries and landing a craft on the moon, the Indian Space ... Read more...

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Villagers attend film screening with Anna Hazare (With Images)


January 25th, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Ralegan Siddhi (Maharashtra), Jan 25 (IANS) Around 2,000 villagers gathered here to watch the special screening of Rumi Jafry's "Gali Gali Chor Hai" with social activist Anna Hazare and ... Read more...

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Sachin will complete century of hundreds at Melbourne: Harbhajan


December 24th, 2011 - 1:08 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 23 (IANS) Discarded Indian off-spinner Harbhajan Singh Friday exuded confidence that master batsman Sachin Tendulkar will complete a century of international hundreds in the Boxing Day cricket ... Read more...

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Wisden to launch India edition


December 3rd, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Cricketers' almanac Wisden is all set to launch its India edition that will have a comprehensive coverage of Indian cricket down to its lowest level.Former ... Read more...

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Global award for Buddh International Circuit


November 17th, 2011 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) The Buddh International Circuit (BIC), which hosted India's maiden Formula One Grand Prix last month, has been awarded the 'Motorsport Facility of the Year' award ... Read more...

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Boeing, Emirates announce $18-bn order for 50 777-300ERs


November 13th, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Nov 13 (IANS) US aerospace major Boeing and Dubai-based Emirates Airline Sunday announced a $18-billion deal for 50 Boeing 777-300ER (Extended Range) jetliners, which also allows a $8-billion repeat ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Winning the Indian GP would be a proud moment, says Vettel


October 29th, 2011 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, Oct 29 (IANS) World Champion Sebastian Vettel feels racing at the Buddh International Circuit is a "great challenge" and says he would be proud to win the inaugural ... Read more...

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Indian GP epitomises changing trends in Formula One


October 27th, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, Oct 27 (IANS) Come Friday, India will step into the glamorous and make-believe world of Formula One as the Buddh International Circuit (BIC) here becomes the latest venue ... Read more...

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Force India drivers eager to give their best


October 26th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Force India drivers Adrian Sutil and Paul di Resta said Wednesday that they are ready to deliver their best at the team's inaugural race at ... Read more...

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