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President rues no Indian varsity in world’s top 200 (Lead)


September 17th, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kharagpur (West Bengal), Sep 15 (IANS) Expressing concern that no Indian university featured among the top 200 global institutions, President Pranab Mukherjee Saturday urged the country's premier educational institutes to ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Kareena happy for Salman’s success (Movie Snippets)


September 10th, 2012 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 10 (IANS) Kareena Kapoor is happy that Salman Khan's "Ek Tha Tiger" has done good business at the box office and says she and her beau, Saif ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Zardari, Manmohan meeting a mere ritual: Pakistani daily


September 1st, 2012 - 11:24 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 1 (IANS) Pakistan has to "dispel the impression that the procrastination of the Mumbai suspects' trial is on purpose", said a leading Pakistani daily that described President ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Tech-savvy Modi chats live on net


August 31st, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Aug 31 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, an avid tweeter with almost 900,000 followers on the social networking site, Friday went a step further - becoming the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Dubai to get ‘green lab’ running on solar power


August 23rd, 2012 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 23 (IANS/WAM) The emirate of Dubai will soon have a "green laboratory" that will run on solar power as part of the UAE government's vision to introduce the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

People from outside Mumbai are very rooted: Tigmanshu Dhulia (Interview)


August 16th, 2012 - 10:27 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 16 (IANS) Outsiders bring a lot of freshness to Bollywood because of their vast experience, says director and now actor Tigmanshu Dhulia. For Mumbaikars, India begins and ends ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

New implant makes blind mice see, gives hope to blind


August 14th, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 14 (IANS) A radical new implant has restored vision to blind mice, offering hope to millions of sightless humans.The mice's vision was good enough to distinguish a baby's ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US Fulbright-mtvU fellow to study LGBT music in India


August 14th, 2012 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 13 (IANS) Jeffrey Roy, a University of California, Los Angeles, student has won a State Department Fulbright-mtvU Fellowship to study music of the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Mumbai to host medical students’ global meet


August 7th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 7 (IANS) An international panel of medics will host its 61st general assembly in Mumbai Aug 9, to be attended by 1,000 delegates from across 114 countries, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

I had to fight with Aamir Khan to protect my script: Kiran Rao


August 2nd, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) A scriptwriter's vision is different from a director's or a producer's and writers often struggle to retain the essence of their works, says filmmaker ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Omi Vadya hits jackpot with ‘Big In Bollywood’ (Movie Snippets)


July 29th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 28 (IANS) Indian-American actor Omi Vaidya is on a high after his documentary "Big In Bollywood" was declared the best foreign film at the recently concluded Las ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Reema thanks Vidya for her success, making curves trendy


July 9th, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 9 (IANS) Southern actress Reema Sen is "amazed" at viewers response to her role of sensuous Durga, Manoj Bajpayee's second wife in "Gangs of Wasseypur", and thanks ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Priyanka finds Jhilmil endearing


July 3rd, 2012 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) Bollywood's 'Desi Girl' Priyanka Chopra is playing an autistic girl in 'Barfi' and describes it as the most lovable character she has ever played. She ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Assam moots law to stop officials from employing minors


June 12th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 12 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Tuesday said the government planned to enact a law to prevent employment of children below 18 years by public servants and ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

India to gift e-network to Central Asia


June 10th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) Stepping up its diplomatic footprints in energy-rich Central Asia, India is set to replicate the success of the Pan Africa e-network by creating a similar ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Old vs new — ‘Teri Meri Kahaani’ set designer in time warp


June 1st, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 1 (IANS) Many production designers feel recreating the olden era for a period film is tougher than designing sets reflecting the modern era. But the experience turned ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

MPs should live up to standards of founding fathers: Sonia (Lead)


May 13th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Sunday said that integrity and independence of parliament must be protected at all cost and the the conduct of MPs ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Absence of Big Idea leaves Congress without direction (Comment)


May 12th, 2012 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Blaming factionalism for the Congress's recent electoral setbacks, as Sonia Gandhi has done, can be regarded as a somewhat facile explanation, considering that internal rifts have been a part of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Want to know Mamata’s vision of future: Hillary


May 7th, 2012 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 7 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Monday said she wanted to know West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's "vision of the future"."I want to know ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Sushant Singh Rajput in movie version of ‘3 Mistakes Of My Life’?


April 30th, 2012 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 30 (IANS) Director Abhishek Kapoor is shooting "Ka Po Che", a movie adaptation of Chetan Bhagat's bestseller "The 3 Mistakes Of My Life", reportedly with TV actors ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Mukul to pursue Mamata’s Vision 2020 for railways


April 26th, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Railway Minister Mukul Roy Thursday said he would take his Trinamool party chief Mamata Banerjee's Vision 2020 forward and deepen the agenda of inclusive ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Railways is self-sufficient: Mukul Roy


April 23rd, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 23 (IANS) The railway ministry had constraints but was financially self- sufficient unlike other ministries that look for central aid, Railway Minister Mukul Roy said Monday."The news ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Pakistan hopes Manmohan-Zardari talks will push peace (Lead)


April 5th, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad/New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) India has maintained a studied silence over the forthcoming meeting between Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari even as Islamabad ... Read more...

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Zardari visit: Pakistan hopes for peace; says no compromise on Kashmir


April 5th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 5 (IANS) Pakistan Thursday said the forthcoming meeting between President Asif Ali Zardari and Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will contribute to intra-regional peace, but made it ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

IOC to set up LNG terminal in Chennai


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 22 (IANS) The Indian Oil Corporation Ltd (IOC) is confident of setting up its Rs.4,500 crore, five million tonne per annum (tpa) liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Jayalalitha vows to make Tamil Nadu a leader by 2023


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 22 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Thursday unveiled her government's Vision 2023 that envisages GDP growth at 11 percent per annum.The document also seeks to raise ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

‘Kaun kenda hai’ my personal favourite: composer (With Image)


March 20th, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) The multi-talented composer Raghav Sachar, who has composed six songs for the forthcoming comedy "Bittoo Boss", says that "Kaun kenda hai" is closest to his ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Samsung launches smart TV for Indian market


March 18th, 2012 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, March 18 (IANS) Samsung Electronics Sunday launched smart television for the Indian market that would allow users to control TV through voice or motion commands.Users can turn the TV ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

‘Chaurahen’ masterstroke by Rajshree Ojha (IANS Movie Review - Rating: ****)


March 16th, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Chaurahen"; Cast: Victor Banerjee, Roopa Ganguly, Ankur Khanna, Soha Ali Khan, Karthik Kumar, Shayan Munshi and Zeenat Aman; Director: Rajshree Ojha; Rating: ****The four stories, originally written by Nirmal ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Federal Bank to open 100 branches in a single day


March 6th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 6 (IANS) Kerala-based Federal Bank would expand its footprint opening 100 more branches on a single day, March 10, across India, taking the total branch network to 938, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

US Navy developing a super powerful Railgun


March 1st, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The US army’s vision to have electromagnetic superweapons for the navy by the year 2020 is very much on course. The making of the futuristic weapon, ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

‘Plans to convert Goa into Hong Kong an insult’


February 28th, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 28 (IANS) Without taking names, the Catholic church in Goa has lashed out at West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress for promising to convert Goa ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Obama campaign reaches out to Indian Americans (Lead)


February 24th, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 24 (IANS) President Barack Obama, whose administration has by far the largest number of Indian-Americans, has turned to three prominent members of this growing and influential community ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Obama campaign reaches out to Indian Americans


February 24th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 24 (IANS) President Barack Obama, whose administration has by far the largest number of Indian-Americans, has again turned to three prominent members of this growing and influential community ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Bionic eye implant ready for human trials


February 9th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 9 (IANS) Offering hope to more than 160 million people worldwide who are considered clinically blind, a bionic eye implant will be ready for human trials in 2013, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

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