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Colombia looks to brew coffee business with India


September 13th, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) Colombia is looking forward to bringing its world renowned coffee brands like Juan Valdez to India and market the products in the region."We see a ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi has failed to make a mark, says BJP


September 11th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) Amid speculation of Rahul Gandhi assuming a larger role in the Congress, the BJP Tuesday said his performance over the years speaks for itself ... Read more...

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Goa officer files complaint against RTI activist


August 25th, 2012 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 25 (IANS) In a bizarre incident, a senior civic officer has filed a police complaint against a Right to Information (RTI) activist claiming that the latter has been ... Read more...

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Stewart wants to avoid break-up-related queries


August 19th, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 19 (IANS) Actress Kristen Stewart is not comfortable talking about her much-talked about fling with director Rupert Sanders.Stewart had an affair with her "Snow White And The ... Read more...

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JLo likes sweet, good guys


August 15th, 2012 - 6:35 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 15 (IANS) Singer-actress Jennifer Lopez who split from her husband of seven years, Marc Anthony, in 2011, says she likes sweet and good guys."The most important ... Read more...

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No final decision on fuel supply agreement: Coal India


August 14th, 2012 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 13 (IANS) State-run Coal India Limited, the country's largest coal miner, said its board Monday reviewed the changes in the model fuel supply agreement (FSA) to be signed ... Read more...

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Not under any pressure, asserts Chavan


July 26th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) A day after the Congress-Nationalist Congress Party stand-off was resolved, Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan Thursday dismissed contentions that he was under pressure from his own ... Read more...

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Adarsh Society land belongs to defence, says Antony


July 21st, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 21 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Saturday asserted that the land in the city on which the controversial Adarsh Society stands belongs to the defence ministry.He said that ... Read more...

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Digvijay willing to contest Lok Sabha polls


July 17th, 2012 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh Monday said he was willing to contest the next Lok Sabha elections, preferably from Madhya Pradesh, as his vow ... Read more...

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Facebook page to connect community radio stations and ministry


July 12th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) The information and broadcasting ministry has launched a dedicated Facebook page for community radio stakeholders in the country to connect with them and answer ... Read more...

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Salman perturbed over marriage-related queries


July 12th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) There is continued interest in the Hindi film world on when Salman Khan would get married but the Bollywood star is in no hurry and ... Read more...

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Politicians, journalists are like fish and water: Pranab


July 9th, 2012 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 9 (IANS) Journalists and politicians are like fish and water, one cannot do without the other, UPA presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee said Monday, describing the close relations ... Read more...

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We don’t spy on neighbours, asserts India (Lead)


June 29th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) India Friday said it does not indulge in spying on its neighbours, including Pakistan, and dismissed the claim of Surjeet Singh, the Indian who was ... Read more...

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We don’t spy on neighbours, asserts India


June 29th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) India Friday said it does not indulge in spying on its neighbours, including Pakistan, and dismissed the claim of Surjeet Singh, the Indian who was ... Read more...

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Over 21,000 Bengal workers jobless as jute mills, tea gardens close


June 28th, 2012 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jun 27 (IANS) As many as 21,570 workers have been rendered jobless in West Bengal due to closure of six jute mills and three tea gardens, the state assembly ... Read more...

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Abu Hamza arrest an achievement, says government


June 26th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) The Indian government Tuesday described the arrest of 2008 Mumbai terror attack suspect Abu Jindal Hamza as an "achievement" and hailed the deportation of the ... Read more...

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Sharad Yadav dodges queries on Modi as PM row


June 20th, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Amid speculation about the Janata Dal (United) splitting from the NDA over Narendra Modi's projection as the prime ministerial candidate, JD(U) chief Sharad ... Read more...

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Kalam’s candidature a closed chapter: Mulayam


June 18th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 18 (IANS) Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav Monday reiterated that his party's support to UPA presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee was full and final and termed ... Read more...

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No link between president poll, financial package: Mamata


June 13th, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee Wednesday vehemently denied that her state's demand for a financial package was linked to the party supporting a Congress ... Read more...

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CBI seeks court’s nod for narco test on Jagan


June 11th, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 11 (IANS) The CBI has sought the special CBI court's permission to conduct narco analysis test on jailed MP Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy in a case involving illegal assets.The ... Read more...

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Manmohan always under pressure, can’t even smile, says Ramdev


June 11th, 2012 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 11 (IANS) Terming the government's white paper on black money as a "lie paper", yoga guru Baba Ramdev Monday said Prime Minister Manmohan Singh of working under ... Read more...

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Activist raises query on Sachin’s penalty


May 5th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 5 (IANS) A right to information activist Saturday raised questions whether cricketer Sachin Tendulkar had paid the penalty imposed on him last year for illegally occupying his ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Open minded on suggestions for presidential candidate: Congress


April 24th, 2012 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The Congress Monday said it was "open minded" about suggestions on choice of the next president and that it would consult its United Progressive Alliance ... Read more...

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Team Anna member asked to leave meet after found recording


April 22nd, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) A major rift emerged at a Team Anna core committee meeting in suburban Noida Sunday with one member being asked to stay away from ... Read more...

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Busy day for MCD helpline staff on poll day


April 15th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) It was a busy day for the staff attending calls at the helpline for the municipal polls Sunday, the day when voters elected 272 councillors.A ... Read more...

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Google search to answer queries now


March 15th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 15 (IANS) Internet giant Google's "search" will now not only hunt down typed-in words but also answer questions like an encyclopaedia.In a drastic makeover for the search engine, ... Read more...

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India to continue Iran oil supplies: Reddy


March 13th, 2012 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 13 (IANS) India will continue its oil supplies from Iran, Petroleum Minister S. Jaipal Reddy said here Tuesday."We'll continue to receive supplies from Iran," Reddy said in answer ... Read more...

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Youth can bring reform: Sri Sri Ravi Shankar


February 26th, 2012 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) The youth of this country can bring reforms in the system if they are aware, spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar said here Saturday. Interacting ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh takes to social media to promote tourism


February 8th, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh Tourism Board (CTB) has taken to social media to promote tourism in the state and strike a chord with people by highlighting ... Read more...

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New poll panel chief after consensus: Pakistani PM


February 1st, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 1 (IANS) Pakistan's new Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) would be appointed after all political parties arrive at a consensus on this, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has ... Read more...

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Kashmir interlocutors’ report to be made public: Chidambaram


January 31st, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Tuesday said the government will make public the report of interlocutors on Jammu and Kashmir after the Cabinet Committee on ... Read more...

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Kolkata Book Fair organisers apologise to Imran Khan


January 31st, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 31 (IANS) Kolkata Book Fair authorities Tuesday said they had apologised to former Pakistani cricketer and politician Imran Khan for switching off power supply during a talk by ... Read more...

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Advani favours compulsory voting


January 26th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Thursday favoured compulsory voting, saying people should be encouraged to fulfil their responsibility to democracy.Speaking at a ... Read more...

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Journalists flay poll officer in Goa


January 18th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 18 (IANS) Over 40 journalists Wednesday staged a sit-in outside the cabin of the Goa chief electoral officer, accusing the latter denying them information under "political pressure".The journalists, ... Read more...

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Want justice for Batla house accused, says Digvijay


January 12th, 2012 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Hours after Home Minister P. Chidambaram said there was "no scope" for a fresh probe in the 2008 Batla House shootout, Congress general secretary ... Read more...

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