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Emirates cuts fares on select destinations


July 18th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) To shore up its market share globally, airline major Emirates Wednesday launched a scheme that will reduce fares by 15 percent on select destinations across ... Read more...

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New Zealand’s focus is on Indian business travellers


April 29th, 2012 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) A new approach focusing on increasing the number of Indian business travellers to New Zealand has been adopted by the country's tourism board, which is ... Read more...

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Corruption major roadblock in India’s development: Court


March 23rd, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) A Delhi court Friday observed while punishing six persons, including a bank manager, that corruption was a major roadblock in India's development.The Central Bureau of ... Read more...

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Six injured in clash between locals and cops in Bikaner


March 19th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, March 19 (IANS) At least six policemen and officials of Rajasthan State Industrial Development and Investment Corporation (RIICO) were injured when residents of a colony pelted stones at them ... Read more...

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Kolkata correctional homes get computer centres


February 14th, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 14 (IANS) With a view to providing computer literacy to inmates, computer centres were inaugurated in three city correctional homes - as jails are called in West Bengal ... Read more...

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Three killed, 50 injured in Assam train accident (Third Lead)


February 3rd, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati/New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) At least three people were killed and 50 injured when a Guwahati-bound train hit a road construction vehicle at an unmanned crossing near here Friday ... Read more...

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Three killed, 50 injured in Assam train accident (Second Lead)


February 3rd, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Feb 3 (IANS) At least three people were killed and 50 injured when a Guwahati-bound train hit a road construction vehicle at an unmanned crossing near here Friday morning, ... Read more...

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Himachal to open four restaurants with railways


January 16th, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 16 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Monday entered into an agreement with the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation Ltd (IRCTC) for opening four restaurants in the state, an official ... Read more...

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Damage by cyclone Thane to lower general insurers’ profits


January 3rd, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 3 (IANS) Insurance claims after Cyclone Thane crossed Cuddalore on the Tamil Nadu coast last week leaving a trail of death and destruction could bring down profits of ... Read more...

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One lakh Bengal youths to get skills training


July 30th, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 30 (IANS) The National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) in partnership with a city-based social enterprise is to impart skill development training to over a lakh West Bengal youths ... Read more...

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Air India pilots strike disrupts Mid-East flights


May 1st, 2011 - 12:25 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, May 1 (ANI): Up to 90 per cent of Air India's flights have been affected by a pilots' strike that entered its fifth day on Sunday.In Abu Dhabi, Air India is ... Read more...

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No charge on money transfer to Egypt from UAE


March 3rd, 2011 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, March 2 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates branch of the Bank of Egypt has waived money transfer charges for Egyptian expatriates sending money home, it announced Wednesday.Regional Manager ... Read more...

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Panasonic India plans to enter business solutions venture by next year


January 7th, 2011 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 7 (IANS) Consumer durables firm Panasonic India plans a foray into business solutions venture in the country by the next year, a top company official said here Friday.The company, which ... Read more...

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Asylum seekers boat crashes off Christmas Island, 30 feared dead


December 15th, 2010 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec 15 (ANI): As many as 30 asylum seekers are feared dead after a boat carrying about 70 people smashed into the sea off Christmas Island.According to the Sydney Morning Herald, ... Read more...

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Hundreds walk for a happy, healthy heart in Agra


September 26th, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Sep 26 (IANS) Hundreds of health-conscious residents of this Taj city Sunday walked to make people aware that a 30-minute walk a day can keep heart diseases at bay. Businessmen, medical practitioners, ... Read more...

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Retired government official, wife found dead


September 25th, 2010 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 25 (IANS) A retired government official and his wife were found murdered at their residence in Uttar Pradesh's Mathura district Saturday, police said. Satya Prakash (70), a retired assistant regional manager ... Read more...

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First ATM comes up in Himachal’s Lahaul valley


September 4th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 4 (IANS) The State Bank of India has opened its ATM in Himachal Pradesh's Lahaul valley - the first ATM of any bank in the area, a bank official ... Read more...

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UAE’s bank to open 50 branches in Egypt


August 27th, 2010 - 1:24 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi/Cairo, Aug 26 (IANS/WAM) The National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD), a leading bank in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), is planning to open 50 branches in Egypt over the next ... Read more...

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CBI raids HPCL, Dena Bank officials for Rs.65 mn fraud


August 19th, 2010 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai Aug 19 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Thursday raided the offices and residences of several high-ranking officials of a public sector oil major and a nationalized bank in connection ... Read more...

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Kanwarias flood highway to Haridwar, vehicles to be diverted


August 1st, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Aug 1 (IANS) It's the time for kanwarias to flood the highway leading to Haridwar again. Thousands of orange-robed men with bamboo staffs slung across their shoulders carrying decorated earthen pots ... Read more...

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Hilsa food festival organized in Kolkata restaurant


July 21st, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, July 21 (ANI): Bengali-cuisine restaurant called Oh! Calcutta has organized a month-long 'Hilsa Bhoj' or Hilsa food festival beginning on Thursday, which will feature wide variety of delicacies made of Hilsa ... Read more...

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Heavy rain disrupts rail, road traffic in Haryana, Punjab (Second Lead)


July 7th, 2010 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh/New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Hundreds of harried passengers were stranded at railway stations in Punjab and Haryana Tuesday as many trains were cancelled or delayed due to excessive rains. Road and ... Read more...

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Rains hit rail services in Chandigarh, Punjab, Haryana (Lead)


July 6th, 2010 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 6 (IANS) Rail services in Punjab, Haryana and the joint capital Chandigarh were hit and many arterial roads waterlogged as moderate to heavy rainfall lashed most parts of the region ... Read more...

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Starbucks Corp Plans “Coffee Theater”


June 26th, 2010 - 7:11 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey June 26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Friday the Starbucks Corp declared that it will temporarily close down its 1600 E. Olive Way store in Seattle in July. The closure will be ... Read more...

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Water woes, train problems overshadow Kasab verdict


May 3rd, 2010 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 3 (IANS) Mumbai's water woes and protests by suburban train drivers were uppermost in the minds of most city residents on a day Pakistan's Ajmal Amir alias Kasab was found ... Read more...

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World Book Fair: Was it more books, less business?


February 8th, 2010 - 10:50 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) There may have been a last-minute rush of visitors, but the 19th World Book Fair left many publishers complaining of poor sales and inadequate arrangements. ... Read more...

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Britain to review student visa suspension by month-end


February 1st, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 1 (IANS) The British high commission would decide by the end this month whether to start re-issuing student visas at its three applications centres in the northern India, an official ... Read more...

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CBI given clearance to prosecute food corporation official


January 29th, 2010 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 28 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has been given sanction to prosecute Food Corporation of India (FCI)'s former Chandigarh regional manager K.Siva Prasad for criminal conspiracy, officials said ... Read more...

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$400,000 pact inked for empowerment of Baloch women


January 18th, 2010 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Quetta, Jan 18 (IANS) A $400,000 pact signed here Monday will see the economic empowerment of 5,000 Baloch women over the next two years by equipping them with entrepreneurship skills to ... Read more...

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Maruti bets on Omni upgrade demand to hardsell Eeco


January 14th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 14 (IANS) Auto major Maruti Suzuki is hoping to ride on the demand for an upgraded version of its age-old Omni model to hardsell the Eeco family car, a senior ... Read more...

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Censor Board objects to ‘Ishqiya’ promo


December 18th, 2009 - 10:29 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
"Ishqiya' is facing trouble before it even hits theatres. First, it had to be re-shot. And now, the Censor Board has demanded that the word "sex" be beeped from a dialogue ... Read more...

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Jharkhand women self-help groups display their products at IITF


November 23rd, 2009 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 23 (ANI): Women self-help groups from remote areas of Jharkhand displayed products with traditional Kantha Art at the ongoing India International Trade Fair (IITF) here.They are being trained with ... Read more...

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Senior railway officer suspended for corruption


November 2nd, 2009 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 2 (IANS) A senior railway officer who was arrested here Saturday by the Central Bureau of Investigation while accepting a bribe of Rs.70,000 has been placed under suspension, an official ... Read more...

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Senior railway officer held for corruption in Lucknow (Lead)


October 31st, 2009 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 31 (IANS) A senior officer of the Indian Railway Traffic Service (IRTS) was arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on charges of corruption here Saturday, officials said. K.M. Tripathi, ... Read more...

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Senior railway official caught accepting bribe


October 31st, 2009 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 31 (IANS) A senior Indian Railway Service (IRS) official was arrested here Saturday by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for allegedly accepting a bribe from a contractor, officials said. K.M. ... Read more...

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