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I like doing roles for my fans: Sivaji


September 18th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 18 (IANS) In a career spanning over a decade, Telugu actor Sivaji feels he has always enjoyed doing roles for his fans, more than for anybody else."I will ... Read more...

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Mozambique seeks Indian investment to develop tea industry


September 4th, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 4 (IANS) Mozambique has sought Indian expertise and investment to develop its tea industry.A delegation from the African country, led by Agriculture Minister Jose Pachecho, held a ... Read more...

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Indians to get free medicines


August 15th, 2012 - 9:25 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) The Indian government proposes to give away free medicines through government hospitals and health centres.This was announced here by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Subbarao sees scope to cut rates in 2012


July 31st, 2012 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Duvvuri Subbarao Tuesday said persistent high inflation did not allow the central bank to cut interest rates immediately but there ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Haj is not for making profits, says apex court


July 27th, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday said that the private tour operators (PTOs), engaged in the travel of Haj pilgrims, could not undertake their enterprise with an ... Read more...

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Anushka Khanna to debut at LFW with ‘Floral Fragments’ (With Image)


July 26th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) Designer Anushka Khanna is all set to debut at the forthcoming Lakme Fashion Week winter-festive 2012, with a collection titled Floral Fragments."The theme of the show ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Monsoon yet likely to improve, says IMD


July 26th, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) While deficient rains are threatening crops in some states, the Met office Thursday said monsoon is yet likely to improve in some parts of the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Apple iPhone 5 connector to make accessories obsolete


July 23rd, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 23 (IANS) Apple will include a smaller connector in iPhone 5, its next version of the iconic device, rendering current accessories potentially obsolete, The Telegraph reported Monday.The iPhone ... Read more...

Posted in World |

E-governance can reduce corruption: Meghalaya governor


July 20th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 20 (IANS) Exhorting all stakeholders to use technology as agent of progress and embrace change, Meghalaya Governor R.S. Mooshahary Friday said e-governance can reduce corruption and improve accountability."IT ... Read more...

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Replace rape with sexual assault, cabinet proposes


July 20th, 2012 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) In order to make rape laws gender neutral, the government has cleared a proposal to substitute the term "sexual assault" in place of "rape" and ... Read more...

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Spectrum is already liberalised since 1999: Vodafone


July 16th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Telecom service provider Vodafone India said Monday it was concerned about the liberalisation of spectrum recently announced by the Department of Telecom (DoT), as a ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

SC pushes for medical separation of conjoined sisters


July 16th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday directed the union health ministry to set up a panel of doctors to examine 16-year-old conjoined sisters from Bihar on the ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Manish Naggdev feels positive roles challenging, but limiting


July 15th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) Goody, goody roles do not have too much scope for improvisation. Therefore, it is challenging to make them stand out, says Manish Naggdev, currently seen ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

India, Mauritius to strengthen travel trade


July 13th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) India and Mauritius will strengthen ties in the tourism sector by increasing investment in the hotel industry, promoting more package tours and developing tourism infrastructure, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Divya Khosla’s film to go on the floors in September


July 12th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Model-turned-actress Divya Khosla Kumar is all set to turn director with tentaively titled "Class of 2013" and says the shooting is likely to start in September."My ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

FDI in retail at appropriate time: Official


July 5th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 5 (IANS) The Indian government has scope to reduce its borrowings while it is waiting for the right political atmosphere to allow foreign direct investment (FDI) in retail, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

China sends 10,000 tablet computers to Thailand


June 21st, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 21 (IANS) A Chinese company has sent 10,000 tablet computers to Thailand, where the government plans to hand the devices to grade 1 primary school students.The tablets were ... Read more...

Posted in World |

China to allow private capital in power industry


June 19th, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 19 (IANS) China will encourage private capital in the power industry, an area where only state-owned companies were previously allowed, according to the State Electricity Regulatory Commission.Private capital ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pattinson feels ‘Cosmopolis’ has positive elements


June 18th, 2012 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 18 (IANS) Robert Pattinson's forthcoming film "Cosmopolis" deals with a futuristic New York going through decline in capitalism. The actor admits that the topic is depressing, but ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Brazil optimistic on crossing $15 bn trade target with India


June 14th, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 14 (IANS) Amid global economic downturn and India's persistent slowdown in economic growth, Brazil is optimistic that its bilateral trade with India would surpass the target of $15 ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Himachal invites private funds for food processing


June 12th, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 12 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh is inviting private investments in the food processing industry, Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal said Tuesday."The state has identified food processing as the thrust ... Read more...

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EU offers $28 mn aid to Syria


June 9th, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, June 9 (IANS/WAM) The European Union (EU) has announced a 23-million-euro (about $28 mn) humanitarian aid to Syria.The European Commission, executive body of the EU, Friday adopted the measure ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India to achieve $500 billion exports target


June 8th, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) India is on course to increase exports to $500 billion in 2013-14 from around $300 billion in the last fiscal, helped by market and product ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

UAE, Kazakhstan sign customs pact


May 16th, 2012 - 1:16 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, May 15 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Kazakhstan have signed a customs cooperation agreement.The Co-operation and Mutual Assistance in Customs Matters Agreement was signed by the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Four-way oil swap win-win for India-Russia’


May 14th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) A four-way oil swap between India, Russia, Japan and the Gulf producers would be a win-win situation for New Delhi and Moscow, a noted strategic ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Hike duty on imported apples: Himachal Pradesh


May 9th, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Wednesday demanded a hike in the duty on imported apples to protect the domestic industry."There is a need for increasing customs duty on ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Super Kings focusing on winning: Bichel


May 3rd, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 3 (IANS) With Australian stars, batsman Michael Hussey and seamer Ben Hilfenhaus bringing the Chennai Super Kings squad to its full strength, bowling coach Andy Bichel believes that ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

2G: Supreme Court issues notice on review petition


April 13th, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday issued notice on the government's plea seeking a review of its verdict cancelling 122 2G licenses and holding that an auction ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Apex court receives presidential reference on 2G (Lead)


April 12th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) A presidential reference on whether the Supreme Court could interfere with a policy decision of the government and insist on auction as the only route ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

No time for boredom: Priyanka


April 12th, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 12 (IANS) National award-winning actress Priyanka Chopra says there is no scope for her to get bored in her profession."This is a very funny thing. I don't ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

We need to train hard: Gilchrist


April 9th, 2012 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, April 9 (IANS) Kings XI Punjab needs to train harder to get their campaign back on track, captain Adam Gilchrist said after his team's second successive loss in the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

China seizes 6 mn illegal publications


March 25th, 2012 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 24 (IANS) China has confiscated over six million illegal publications during first two months this year, said a statement from the national office against pornographic and illegal publication ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Hope general budget doesn’t forget Bollywood: Karan Johar


March 15th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 15 (IANS) Filmmaker Karan Johar, who has given blockbusters like "Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham", "Wake Up Sid" and "Agneepath", is hoping that the general budget Friday doesn't ... Read more...

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‘The Vow’ good, could have been great (IANS Movie Review)


March 11th, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "The Vow"; Cast: Rachel McAdams, Channing Tatum and Sam Neill; Director: Michael Sucsy; Rating: ***What is the importance of marriage vows in a world where people speak too much but ... Read more...

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Larsen and Toubro bags Rs.1,454 crore orders


March 7th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) Infrasstructure major Larsen and Toubro (L&T;) said Wednesday it has bagged orders worth Rs.1,454 crore across various business segments in February-March."Water and effluents ... Read more...

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