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Spiritual group prepares to clean entire Ganges


June 17th, 2012 - 11:07 am ICT by IANS
Haridwar, June 17 (IANS) A spiritual group here is conducting a survey on how best to clean the entire 2,525-km Ganges, the holiest of all rivers for Hindus but ... Read more...

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First state-run water park opens in Lonavala (With Images)


May 7th, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Lonavala (Maharashtra), May 7 (IANS) A swank, modern and affordable water park, which opened near this hill station, marks the Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation's (MTDC) maiden foray into the amusement ... Read more...

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India’s first RFID technology toll comes up near Chandigarh


April 19th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chandimandir (Haryana), April 19 (IANS) India's first RFID (radio frequency identification) -based electronic toll plaza was inaugurated on National Highway No.5 (NH-5) at Chandimandir in Haryana's Panchkula district.Union Road Transport ... Read more...

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Pakistani daily sizes up new ISI chief


March 11th, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 11 (IANS) Intelligence gathering and counter-terrorism are messy jobs and it will have to be seen "how clean the mess can be kept by the new ISI spymaster", ... Read more...

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Madhuri to launch her official site


January 31st, 2012 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 31 (IANS) Actress Madhuri Dixit, who has moved here from the US to play a new innings in Bollywood, is working on her official website and plans to ... Read more...

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Jan Versleijen to coach Chinese Super League club


December 12th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Zhengzhou (China), Dec 12 (IANS) Dutchman Jan Versleijen has formally taken over as head coach of the Chinese Super League (CSL) club Henan Jianye located in Central China's Henan province, ... Read more...

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R-Com appoints Shamik Das as COO of wireless business


November 14th, 2011 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) Leading telecom operator Reliance Communications (RCom) Monday said it has appointed Shamik Das, former CEO of S Tel, as the joint president and chief operating ... Read more...

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Mystic Spa to open 150 centres in five years


August 25th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Cashing on the burgeoning wellness market in the county, Lifestyle spa firm Mystic Spa Thursday revealed its plans to open 150 centres across the ... Read more...

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Bharti Airtel appoints new CEOs


August 10th, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Telecom giant Bharti Airtel Wednesday said it has appointed two new chief executive officers (CEOs) for its broadband and direct-to-home services."Both these verticals are part ... Read more...

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Cartoon exhibition opens in Delhi


June 14th, 2011 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Defying the age-old cliche of associating cartoons with just laughs and humour, an exhibition of comics focusing on the serious social issues like poverty, prostitution ... Read more...

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Community groups meet for AIDS control in northeast


June 10th, 2011 - 1:16 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) Members of the civil society and community groups from the northeast met Thursday to prepare recommendations for the fourth phase of the National AIDS ... Read more...

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Govt. to encourage joint ventures in Defence


February 9th, 2011 - 10:38 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Feb 9 (ANI): Assuring that India's defence expenditure would continue to grow in the next two decades, Defence Minister AK Antony on Wednesday said that the government will continue to encourage ... Read more...

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Kiran Karnik joins Attero Recycling Board as first ‘Independent Director’


January 28th, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 28 (ANI): In a significant development in the rapidly evolving e-waste recycling sector, former National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM) President Kiran Karnik has joined the Attero ... Read more...

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Fleming backs former teammates for Australia’s bowling coach job


January 22nd, 2011 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 22 (IANS) Former Australian fast bowler Damien Fleming has endorsed the names of former Test players Andy Bichel, Jason Gillespie and Michael Kasprowicz as the next bowling coach of the ... Read more...

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KKR has made a mistake: Sourav’s brother Snehasish


January 10th, 2011 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 9 (IANS) Even as Sourav Ganguly remained tight-lipped after failing to get a buyer at the IPL auction, people close to him expressed their bewilderment at the franchises spurning ... Read more...

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Bevan will coach Kings XI Punjab in IPL 4


January 5th, 2011 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 5 (IANS) Kings XI Punjab Wednesday appointed former Australian batsman Michael Bevan as its coach for the fourth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL). "We are thrilled to have ... Read more...

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Shooting in Darjeeling was memorable, says British actor


December 16th, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
By Dibyojyoti Baksi Dubai, Dec 16 (IANS) "The Way Back" was partly shot in India and British actor-musician Jim Sturgess who plays lead role in the true-life soldier story says shooting in Darjeeling ... Read more...

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‘Tough talking’ Munter confirmed as new US envoy to Pak


October 1st, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 1 (ANI): Veteran diplomat Dr Cameron Munter has been unanimously approved by the US Senate as the new US ambassador to Pakistan, where he has pledged "ceaseless engagement" to combat ... Read more...

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‘Tough talking’ Munter vows to combat Pak’s “historical scepticism” against US


September 24th, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 24 (ANI): Dr Cameron Munter, nominated as the new US ambassador to Pakistan, has pledged "ceaseless engagement" to combat the country's anti-Americanism, saying Washington needs to do a better job ... Read more...

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‘Tough talking’ Munter nominated new US ambassador to Pakistan


September 14th, 2010 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Sept 14 (ANI): US President Barack Obama has announced the nomination of Dr Cameron Munter, who was earlier posted in Baghdad as the political-military adviser to the US ambassador, as ... Read more...

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‘Tough talking’ ‘Munter’ to be new US ambassador to Pakistan


September 8th, 2010 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sept8 (ANI): Cameron Munter, who was earlier posted in Baghdad as the political-military adviser to the US ambassador, is set to replace Anne Patterson as the next United States' ambassador ... Read more...

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Rishad Premji to shape Wipro’s future growth strategy


September 2nd, 2010 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 2 (IANS) Rishad Premji, heir apparent to India's IT czar Azim Premji, will shape the future growth strategy of Wipro's gobal IT business, a senior company official said Thursday. "As the ... Read more...

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2010 Omololu Falobi Award for HIV Prevention Community Advocacy


May 26th, 2010 - 9:41 pm ICT by admin
By Bobby Ramakant – CNS"Omololu Falobi lived life only for 35 years. Yes he was in a hurry. He was a visionary. For those who knew him they would realize that this ... Read more...

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Osama may be living comfortably in Iran


May 4th, 2010 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 4 (ANI): Elusive Al Qaeda chief Osama Bin Laden may be leading a comfortable existence surrounded by his wives and children and protected by the Iran Revolutionary Guards.According to ... Read more...

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IBSA has entered period of consolidation, must focus on new intiatives: PM


April 16th, 2010 - 11:22 am ICT by ANI
Brasilia (Brazil), Apr.16 (ANI): Stating that the India, Brazil, South Africa (IBSA) grouping has entered a phase of consolidation, visiting Indian Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh said on Wednesday that leaders ... Read more...

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Rakesh Maria named new anti-terror squad chief (Lead)


March 25th, 2010 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 25 (IANS) The Maharashtra Government Thursday appointed Mumbai Joint Police Commissioner (Crime) Rakesh Maria, who headed the probe into the Mumbai terror attack, as the new chief of the ... Read more...

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NSA M.K.Narayanan likely to be West Bengal Governor


January 15th, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan.15 (ANI): National Security Adviser M.K.Narayanan is likely to become the next Governor of West Bengal, replacing Gopalkrishna Gandhi.Sources said that Narayanan is being considered for West Bengal in ... Read more...

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President, PM mourn death of Rajasthan governor (Lead)


December 1st, 2009 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday mourned the death of Rajasthan Governor S.K. Singh, who had earlier served as India's foreign secretary. ... Read more...

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PM condoles Rajasthan Governor Shailender Kumar Singh’s death


December 1st, 2009 - 9:14 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 1(ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh condoled the passing away of Rajasthan Governor Shailender Kumar Singh on Tuesday in the national capital.S.K. Singh breathed his last in the ... Read more...

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5,000 paramilitary men to be deployed for anti naxal operations


August 1st, 2009 - 8:09 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 01(ANI): In a move to flush out Naxalites, the Border Security Force (BSF) has decided to deploy five thousand personnel in the Maoist affected states, along with Central Reserve ... Read more...

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K.P. Raghuvanshi is Maharashtra ATS chief


June 11th, 2009 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 11 (IANS) Hours after being pulled up by the Bombay High Court for not appointing a full time chief of the Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS), the Maharasthra government Thursday evening named ... Read more...

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Kamal Nath’s new portfolio takes industry by surprise


May 29th, 2009 - 1:17 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) The decision to shift Kamal Nath out of the commerce ministry to be given charge of the road transport and highways portfolio was Thursday seen by ... Read more...

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CPI-M will make Third Front workable: Biman Bose (Interview)


April 29th, 2009 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
By Sirshendu Panth Kolkata, April 29 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) will use its rich experience of running a Left Front government in West Bengal to make the Third Front ... Read more...

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Kerala gets its largest lifestyle mall Oberon Mall in Kochi


March 1st, 2009 - 9:33 pm ICT by ANI
By Juhan Samuel Kochi, March 1 (ANI): Oberon Mall, the largest lifestyle mall opened here for general public on Saturday. Oberon Mall is first of its kind mall in Kerala, which aims ... Read more...

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Israel will continue peace process, Olmert tells Clinton


January 23rd, 2009 - 3:56 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Jan 23 (DPA) Israel is interested in continuing the peace process with the Palestinians, caretaker Prime Minister Ehud Olmert told newly sworn-in US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Thursday, according to ... Read more...

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