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UN lauds UAE’s contributions during disasters


September 21st, 2012 - 1:29 am ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 20 (IANS/WAM) The UN has appreciated substantial contributions UAE's humanitarian and charitable organisations were offering to alleviate suffering of underprivileged population at times of regional and international ... Read more...

Posted in World |

I never wanted to be an actress: Nargis Fakhri


September 19th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Nargis Fakhri says she was never inclined towards acting, but the "beautiful" script of "Rockstar", her debut movie, propelled her to change her mind."I wasn't ... Read more...

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Spinners will be India’s trump card at World T20: MacGill


September 18th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Former Australian Test spinner Stuart MacGill Tuesday said tweakers will be the key if India have to win the World Twenty20 in Sri Lanka.The 41-year-old ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Bollywood incomplete without Salman: Kareena


September 18th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) Salman Khan is on the brink of completing a silver jubilee in Bollywood, and actress Kareena Kapoor says the industry is incomplete without him."I think we ... Read more...

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Repair work of Airport Metro to end by October: Kamal Nath


September 17th, 2012 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) More than two months after the Airport Metro Express line was shut down by the concessionaire citing safety concerns, union Urban Development Minister Kamal Nath ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

SP questions Rahul’s leadership, Congress condemns remark (Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata/New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Ridiculing the talk of Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi being projected as prime ministerial candidate, the Samajwadi Party Wednesday doubted his ability to lead ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Delay in oil price hike to increase inflation: Parekh


September 12th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) With the union government having deferred a hike in oil prices, Planning Commission member Kirit Parikh Wednesday said failure to revise fuel prices would result ... Read more...

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Air India makes cash surplus, hopes for a turnaround


September 12th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Air India Wednesday reported a cash surplus of Rs.48 crore during April-July 2012, reducing the net losses of the financially-stressed airline.The national carrier had a ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Allies with us on reforms: Sibal


September 12th, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 12 (IANS) Asserting that the government's allies were firmly behind it on banking and insurance sector reforms, Communications and IT Minister Kapil Sibal blamed the BJP for ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Delay in checking dengue in Bengal, says governor


September 11th, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 11 (IANS) With five people dead and more than 1,200 people affected with dengue, West Bengal Governor M.K. Narayanan Tuesday blamed initial delays on the part of ... Read more...

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Bike sales in August down first time in three years


September 10th, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Motorcycle sales in India shrunk for the first time since 2009, data furnished Monday by the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) showed.India, which is ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

200 Peruvian servicemen to study in Russia


September 9th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A total of 200 servicemen from Peru will study in Russia's universities according to an agreement between the two countries, Russian President Vladimir Putin has ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Knee injury sidelines Phil Jones for up to eight weeks


September 9th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Manchester, Sep 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Manchester United defender Phil Jones has been ruled out for up to eight weeks after suffering a knee injury in training, the team said.England ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

No conditions attached, PM to decide on Pakistan visit: Krishna


September 8th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 8 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Saturday said that no conditions were being put by India for the visit of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to Pakistan, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Saif exercises to Kareena’s ‘Halkat jawani’


September 8th, 2012 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 8 (IANS) Kareena Kapoor's "Halkat jawani" is having positive effects on her beau, actor Saif Ali Khan. He is such a fan of the song that he exercises ... Read more...

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Government mulling visa-on-arrival scheme for 10 more countries


September 7th, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Tourism Minister Subodh Kant Sahay said Friday the government was in the final stages of consultations on allowing visas on arrival to citizens of another ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Khalifa, Rose expecting their first child


September 7th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 7 (IANS) Singer Wiz Khalifa and his fiancee, model Amber Rose, are expecting their first child.Khalifa, 24, announced the news on the sidelines of MTV Video Music ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Putin to meet Clinton for Syria discussions


September 7th, 2012 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Vladimir Putin will have a brief meeting with US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Saturday on the sidelines of the Asia-Pacific Economic ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Expansion work to end at Tata Metaliks’ Kharagpur plant by October


September 6th, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 6 (IANS) Pig iron maker Tata Metaliks, promoted by Tata Steel, will complete its capacity expansion work at its Kharagpur plant in October, a top company executive said ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Government may allow foreign players to bid alone in 2G auction


September 6th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) The government may allow foreign players to participate in the upcoming 2G auction without an Indian partner and form a joint venture later, a senior ... Read more...

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Private sector should not be targeted for coalfield allocations: Jindal


September 6th, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Private firms should not be unfairly targeted for coalfield allocations, Chairman of Jindal Steel and Power and Congress MP Naveen Jindal said Thursday, adding any ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Toyota to invest Rs.900 crore to raise production


September 6th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Japanese automobile major Toyota Thursday said it will invest Rs.900 crore by next March to increase production capacity at its Bangalore plant."We will be investing ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Volkswagen to invest over Rs.700 crore in India


September 6th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) German Volkswagen Group Thursday said it will invest €100 million euro (over Rs.700 crore) in its three Indian subsidiaries, including Volkswagen India, Skoda and Audi ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

I’ve not walked out of ‘Besharam’: Ranbir


September 6th, 2012 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 6 (IANS) Actor Ranbir Kapoor has rubbished reports that he has walked out of Abhinav Kashyap's "Besharam".According to media reports, Ranbir opted out of "Besharam" after Viacom ... Read more...

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CAG, government on same page: Kamal Nath (Lead)


September 5th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Urban Development Minister Kamal Nath Wednesday said the Congress-led UPA government and the country's official auditor were on the "same page" on the issue ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Hero MotoCorp expects sales to pick up in festive season


September 5th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Hero MotoCorp Wednesday said it expects motorcycles sales to grow during the festive season after two straight months of fall in demand in line with ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Brazil coach puts faith in Lucas


September 5th, 2012 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 5 (IANS) Brazil coach Mano Menezes is set to include new Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) signing Lucas Moura in his starting line-up for Friday's international friendly ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

CAG, government on same page: Kamal Nath


September 5th, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Urban Development Minister Kamal Nath Wednesday said the government and the country's official auditor were on the same page.Kamal Nath was responding to reporters who ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Iran mulling oil refineries in Africa


September 3rd, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Sep 3 (IANS) Iranian Oil Minister Rostam Qasemi has said the country is considering the construction of small oil refineries in some African countries, local media reported Monday.Qasemi said ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Knee injury sidelines Nadal for two months


September 3rd, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A knee injury will keep Rafael Nadal out of tennis for the next two months, including Spain's Davis Cup semifinal against the United States, ... Read more...

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Artists should look for art in rural India: Nageen Tanvir (With Image)


September 1st, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) The younger generation of artists should explore the country's rural and traditional roots to hone their art, says classic vocalist Nageen Tanvir, daughter of late ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

IAEA report on Parchin void of technical significance: Iran


August 31st, 2012 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 31 (IANS) Iran's Foreign Minister Ali-Akbar Salehi said Friday that the report of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on the country's Parchin military base lacks "technical significance".... Read more...

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Krishna, Khar to hold talks Sep 8, visa pact uncertain


August 31st, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna will hold talks with his Pakistani counterpart Hina Rabbani Khar in Islamabad Sep 8, but it's not yet clear ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Keen to visit Pakistan but in ‘proper atmosphere’: Manmohan Singh


August 31st, 2012 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
On Board Air India One, Aug 31 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Friday he was keen to visit Pakistan but only if the "proper atmosphere" was created."I am ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

What keeps Sridevi glowing at 49?


August 31st, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 31 (IANS) Sridevi is fit as a fiddle at 49, and the reason behind it, she says, is the right diet, power yoga and the quality time she ... Read more...

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