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Indian U-18 team named for Asian women’s basketball meet


September 21st, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Basketball Federation of India (BFI) Friday announced the Indian team for the upcoming Asia U-18 Championship for Women to be held in Johor Bahru, ... Read more...

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Court notice to Delhi government, MCD over poor conditions in schools


September 19th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to the city government and the MCD while taking cognizance of the postcards written by students narrating the ... Read more...

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‘Changes in Myanmar open new opportunities for India’


September 18th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, S Sep 18 (IANS) Recent changes in Myanmar have created new opportunities for enhancing relations with India, according to an expert."The recent changes in Myanmar have created new opportunities ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

(HOLD) Kamat was aware of illegal mining: Shah commission


September 8th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 8 (IANS) Former Goa chief minister Digambar Kamat and two key bureaucrats have been indicted by the Justice M.B. Shah Commission, which has established a Rs.35,000 crore iron ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

On average, five walkouts a year by Congress in Himachal


August 30th, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 30 (IANS) Miffed by the policies of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Himachal Pradesh, the opposition Congress has staged walkouts at least five times a ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Himachal horticulture minister gets health portfolio too


August 14th, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 14 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Horticulture Minister Narender Bragta has been allotted additional portfolios of health and family welfare and ayurveda, a statement said Tuesday.Governor Urmila Singh gave ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Catholic Gym suffer first defeat in Mumbai district football


August 6th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 6 (IANS) Unbeaten Catholic Gymkhana suffered their first defeat in four games as they went down fighting 0-1 to Sahar Silver Star in a Third Division match of ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Notice to DU, St. Stephen’s on principal’s appointment


August 1st, 2012 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notices to Delhi University and St. Stephen's College on an appeal challenging the single judge's order that upheld the ... Read more...

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Usha Martin Q1 net profit down 86.5 percent


July 31st, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 31 (IANS) Usha Martin, a leading wire rope and specialty steel manufacturer, Tuesday reported a 86.48 percent decline in its consolidated net profit to Rs.3.47 crore during the ... Read more...

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Court notice to pilots’ group on Air India plea (Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday issued notice to an aviators' union of the erstwhile Indian Airlines on the plea of the Air India management against ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Court notice to pilots’ group on Air India plea


July 31st, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday issued notice to a union of aviators of the erstwhile Indian Airlines on the plea of the Air India management ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Man shot at in west Delhi area


July 18th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) A 36-year-old man was fired on by three armed assailants here in the capital, police said Wednesday.The shooting was reported around 7.30 p.m. Tuesday from ... Read more...

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Global Indian school chain gets IFC funding for new schools


July 9th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) A global chain of schools providing education with Indian values, especially meant for the diaspora, has received funding from the World Bank's International Finance Corporation ... Read more...

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Himachal health minister’s resignation accepted


July 5th, 2012 - 5:36 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 4 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Governor Urmila Singh Wednesday accepted the resignation of Health Minister Rajeev Bindal.Bindal, who has been appointed general secretary of the Bharatiya Janata Party ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Himachal BJP legislator again challenges party


July 5th, 2012 - 5:35 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 4 (IANS) The infighting in the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party in Himachal Pradesh refuses to die down with a legislator again demanding a change in leadership ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Mehta survives a scare in snooker tournament


June 19th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 19 (IANS) National and Asian champion Aditya Mehta survived a close call before winning 3-2 against top Indian junior Laxman Rawat in a Group B league match of ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Cheers as monsoon hits Maharashtra early


June 6th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 6 (IANS) People in the coastal Konkan and south-central parts of Maharashtra received respite from the sweltering heat as the monsoon hit many parts of the region Wednesday, ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

I have been looked down upon: Rohit Shetty


June 4th, 2012 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 3 (IANS) Bollywood director Rohit Shetty of "Singham" fame says he is not interested in talking about his hard work. "I have been looked down upon by ... Read more...

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Britain shows interest in tying up with Kerala B-school


May 24th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 24 (IANS) Britain is keen to forge ties with the city-based Asian School of Business (ASB) for conducting collaborative studies in areas like climate change, agriculture and energy, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Stung by ‘Operation IPL’, BCCI suspends five players (Roundup)


May 15th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) The Indian Cricket Board Tuesday suspended five players pending an inquiry in the wake of a sting operation by a news channel claiming corruption in ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

BCCI suspends five cricketers on charges of spot-fixing


May 15th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) The Indian cricket board has decided to immediately suspend five cricketers who have been linked to spot-fixing in a sting operation done by a TV ... Read more...

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CA sets up Asia innovation centre in Hyderabad


April 24th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 24 (IANS) US software and solutions company CA Technologies has set up its Asia innovation unit at its development centre here in partnership with the International Institute ... Read more...

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HCL to develop software for US energy firm


April 23rd, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 23 (IANS) India's leading IT services provider HCL Technologies will partner with US-based GridPoint to develop software for smart energy solutions, the company said late Monday."As part of ... Read more...

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No complaint on Eden pitch: Rajeev Shukla


April 15th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 15 (IANS) Indian Premier League (IPL) chairman Rajeev Shukla Sunday expressed satisfaction with the Eden Gardens pitch, saying there has been no complaint from any of the sides ... Read more...

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Three minor quakes in Maharashtra, Gujarat (Lead)


April 14th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 14 (IANS) Two mild earthquakes in western and coastal Maharashtra and one in the Bhuj region of Gujarat shook large parts of the two western Indian states Saturday, ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Mild quakes in Maharashtra, Gujarat


April 14th, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 14 (IANS) Two mild earthquakes, measuring 4.5 and 4.9 on the Richter scale, shook Gujarat and Maharashtra here Saturday, a top weather official said.The first tremor was felt ... Read more...

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Rs.4.75 lakh course for aspiring women politicians


April 10th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) An NGO Tuesday launched a certificate course in political leadership for women, aiming to create a pool of confident and successful law makers. The 10-week ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

2,000 new cancer cases in Himachal in last one year


April 5th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 5 (IANS) More than 2,000 new cases of cancer have been reported in Himachal Pradesh in the past one year, Health Minister Rajeev Bindal said here Thursday."As many ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Omar believes IPL5 inaugural was ‘tacky’


April 4th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 4 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah seems to be unhappy with the opening ceremony of IPL5 saying the inaugural couldn't have been more "tacky".Omar ... Read more...

Posted in National |

IPL set for grand start - without ‘feel good’ factor


April 3rd, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) It is that time of the year when cricket meets Bollywood as the Indian Premier League (IPL) razzmatazz is all set to start Wednesday ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

90 percent of Kerala homes have telephone


March 30th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 30 (IANS) Almost 90 percent of households in Kerala have telephone connections (land line or mobile) in 2011, a staggering rise over the 19.1 percent in 2001, according ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Social media content creators need protection: Experts


March 29th, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Calling the country's IT rules as "flawed", experts at a seminar Thursday said the right to freedom of expression should also provide protection to ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Mumbai slips behind a curtain of dust


March 21st, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 21 (IANS) Mumbai slipped behind a thick blanket of dust Wednesday as the city's weather suddenly changed. Weather officials said it is owing to the ongoing dust storm ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Himachal Congress boycotts minister in assembly


March 20th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 20 (IANS) The Congress in Himachal Pradesh Tuesday literally excommunicated Health Minister Rajeev Bindal, who has been facing allegations of corruption, in the assembly.After demanding a Central ... Read more...

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Himachal Congress lawmakers in Gandhigiri protest


March 19th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 19 (IANS) Taking their Gandhigiri protest against corruption a step further, Congress party legislators donned white Gandhi caps, a la Anna Hazare, in the Himachal Pradesh assembly ... Read more...

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