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Private sector should not be targeted for coalfield allocations: Jindal


September 6th, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Private firms should not be unfairly targeted for coalfield allocations, Chairman of Jindal Steel and Power and Congress MP Naveen Jindal said Thursday, adding any ... Read more...

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India, Tajikistan upgrade ties, sign four pacts


September 3rd, 2012 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) India and Tajikistan, the energy-rich Central Asian nation, Monday decided to upgrade their ties to the level of strategic partnership and signed four ... Read more...

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State-run job portal in Kerala


August 5th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 5 (IANS) With more than four million educated unemployed in the state, Kerala is launching what is perhaps the country's first government-run job portal.The portal will feature jobs ... Read more...

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Indian banks need to raise Rs.1.75 trillion capital by 2018: RBI


August 4th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 4 (IANS) Reserve Bank of India Governor D. Subbarao Saturday said the Indian banks will have to raise an additional capital of Rs.1.6 trillion to Rs.1.75 trillion ... Read more...

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Indian security solutions provider acquires British firm


July 15th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) Mumbai-based security solutions provider Topsgrup said Sunday it had completed the acquisition of British security firm The Shield Guarding Company Limited.Acquired for 19.5 million pounds, The ... Read more...

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Krishna meets top Egyptian leaders


March 4th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, March 4 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna met top Egyptian leaders including Supreme Council of Armed Forces chairman Field Marshal Mohamed Hussein Tantawi, and Prime Minister Kamal ... Read more...

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Winds of change for physically challenged (Feature)


March 4th, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Rekha Goyal, 23, lost her sight due to chickenpox when she was just three. But the fighter that she is, she educated herself at ... Read more...

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Exercise vital for mental fitness too


February 24th, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, Feb 24 (IANS) Avoiding exercise could be bad for our mental health too, pushing us into the pit of depression and causing burnout at work.Sharon Toker, management expert ... Read more...

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Brazilian government sees economy expanding through 2014


February 14th, 2012 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, Feb 14 (IANS/EFE) Latin America's largest economy will grow 4.5 percent this year, 5.5 percent next year and 6 percent in 2014, the Brazilian finance ministry said Monday.Brazil's ... Read more...

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Rwanda delegation to visit India for investment


October 17th, 2011 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) A business delegation from Rwanda led by Agriculture Minister Agnes Kalibata will visit Indian metros staring with New Delhi Tuesday to attract investment in the ... Read more...

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Rising phishing cases open career prospects for ethical hackers


July 24th, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) If you are an expert in computers and can decode a programme without much effort, give a thought to working with the Indian government ... Read more...

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Women in India love to travel for work: Survey


July 7th, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) More women than men prefer to travel for work in India while tools like Skype and video-conferencing are taking a toll on outbound business travel ... Read more...

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Oil marketing companies face Rs.2 lakh crore debt burden


April 21st, 2011 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, April 20 (IANS) Oil marketing companies (OMCs) in India face a debt burden of Rs.2 lakh crore in 2011-12 due to under-recoveries with global crude prices touching $120 a ... Read more...

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Free health insurance for 500,000 on MP’s birthday


February 6th, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 6 (IANS) Mumbai North Lok Sabha member Sanjay Nirupam celebrated his 46th birthday Sunday by giving free health insurance cover to five lakh poor people in the constituency.According to Mumbai ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Agriculture sector needs to improve to combat food inflation: CII Chairman


January 21st, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by ANI
By Pooja ShaliNew Delhi, Jan 21 (ANI): Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) Chairman Rakesh Bharti Mittal has said that it is essential for the agriculture sector to move forward to combat food ... Read more...

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Emotional intelligence quotient higher in private than public sector


December 24th, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 24 (ANI): Research from University of Haifa has shown that the levels of emotional intelligence in private sectors are higher as compared to those in public sectors, and therefore, empower ... Read more...

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Need for reactivating India-UAE Joint Business Council: President Patil


November 23rd, 2010 - 8:12 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghAbu Dhabi, Nov 23 (ANI): Calling upon members of the Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry to develop joint ventures with Indian public and private sector companies, President ... Read more...

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Pak to act against Taliban sanctuaries per its own timeline, not US pressure: Qureshi


October 25th, 2010 - 3:50 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct 25 (ANI): Despite increasing US pressure on Islamabad to act swiftly against terrorists present in the country, thus helping turn around the war in Afghanistan, Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Prime Minister to give away ‘Shram Awards’ on Wednesday


September 14th, 2010 - 8:24 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep.14 (ANI): Dr. Manmohan Singh will give away the 'Prime Minister's Shram Awards' for 2005, 2006 and 2007 in a special ceremony to be held at 10.00 a.m. in ... Read more...

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Dhaka’s new policy to protect `sensitive’ industries


September 7th, 2010 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 7 (IANS) Bangladesh's National Industrial Policy 2010 aims to protect "sensitive, vulnerable industries" while supporting both the public and the private sector. The list of sensitive and vulnerable industries ... Read more...

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All-India shutdown call by trade unions: Bengal, Kerala worst hit


September 7th, 2010 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 7 (ANI): Nine major trade unions have called for a 24-hour long nationwide shutdown today.The strike has been called by the INTUC, CITU and other seven Central Trade ... Read more...

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Jamia gives free coaching to civil service aspirants


August 6th, 2010 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Jamia Millia Islamia Friday invited applications for free coaching from civil service aspirants belonging to minority communities, Scheduled Castes (SC), Scheduled Tribes (ST) and Other Backward Classes ... Read more...

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RTI Act imposes new obligations on all stakeholders, says Vice President Ansari


July 9th, 2010 - 9:22 pm ICT by ANI
Thiruvananthpuram (Kerala), July 9 (ANI): The Vice President, Mohammad Hamid Ansari, on Friday said the Right to Information (RTI) Act imposes new obligations on all stakeholders, adding that the Government is called ... Read more...

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Pak working women still face rampant harassment despite protection bill


June 19th, 2010 - 6:56 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, June 19 (ANI): Harassment of Pakistani women at the work place has brought about the Protection against Harassment of Women at the Workplace Act, but the bill is yet to benefit ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

U.S. Presidential Delegation to travel to Bethlehem to attend Palestine Investment Conference


June 1st, 2010 - 10:20 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON D.C. (BNO NEWS) – A U.S. Presidential Delegation will travel to Bethlehem to attend the Palestine Investment Conference from June 2 to 4, President Barack Obama announced on Tuesday.The Presidential Delegation ... Read more...

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Krishna to address US high-powered industry meet


May 30th, 2010 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 30 (IANS) Indian External Affairs S. M. Krishna will deliver a keynote address at the US-India Business Council's (USIBC) 35th Annual General Meeting to share India's vision for the US-India ... Read more...

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Peter Jackson receives knighthood


April 28th, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, April 28 (ANI): Filmmaker Peter Jackson has officially become Sir Peter after being knighted in Wellington.He accepted his knighthood on behalf of "thousands of people".Jackson, along with 13 other New Zealanders ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Indian services sector back to pre-slowdown level


April 25th, 2010 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) The Indian services industry is back to its pre-slowdown level, with many of its key sectors reporting double digit growth, says a Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) ... Read more...

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Mounting debt poses new threat to global recovery: IMF


April 20th, 2010 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, April 20 (IANS) The sharp rise in government debt in the developed world during the economic crisis has helped create what the International Monetary Fund says is the newest ... Read more...

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Rajan Bharti Mittal takes over as new FICCI chief


March 2nd, 2010 - 7:28 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 2(ANI): Rajan Bharti Mittal, Vice-Chairman and Managing Director of Bharti Enterprises, on Tuesday took over as the president of the country's prominent industrial body, the Federation of Indian Chambers ... Read more...

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El Paso County, Colorado sheriff says he will not seek re-election


January 21st, 2010 - 1:40 am ICT by BNO News
COLORADO SPRINGS, COLORADO (BNO NEWS) -- El Paso County, Colorado Sheriff Terry Maketa on Wednesday announced he will not seek re-election for a third term, saying he will pursue new opportunities in ... Read more...

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India’s services sector grew at faster pace in first seven months


December 20th, 2009 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) India's services sector expanded at a faster pace in the first seven months of the current fiscal year compared to the like period last year, says a ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Bill Clinton promises to secure investments for Pakistan


September 22nd, 2009 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 22 (IANS) Former US president Bill Clinton has promised to help Pakistan secure much-needed foreign investment for its economic growth and the well-being of its people. At a meeting ... Read more...

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SMS hotline for Free TB support service in India


May 27th, 2009 - 8:25 pm ICT by admin
By Bobby RamakantA Short-Message-Service (SMS) hotline was launched in New Delhi, India to provide round-the-clock free tuberculosis (TB) support service to TB patients. This SMS helpline is being managed by ex-TB patients.Earlier ... Read more...

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Delhi’s new initiative to improve healthcare in the community


March 19th, 2009 - 11:33 pm ICT by admin
By Bobby RamakantLess than a week before the 3rd Stop TB Partners' Forum is about to begin in Brazil, a unique partnership is being forged in a community of India's capital to ... Read more...

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