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Italian GAS footwear now available in Delhi


September 21st, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Leading Italian footwear brand GAS is now available in the North Indian market.Suncorp Exim India, exclusive distributor of GAS in India, has launched the latest ... Read more...

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Two days to cross 15 km in Chennai: Steel traders


September 18th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 18 (IANS) Steel wholesalers here complained Tuesday of nearly a 50 percent drop in business because of traffic congestion on the roads leading to the Chennai Port Trust ... Read more...

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Tibetan ‘Flame of Truth’ reaches Mumbai


September 18th, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) The 'Flame of Truth' relay torch, launched by the Tibetan parliament-in-exile to support the cause of Tibetan independence from Chinese rule, reached here from Pune on ... Read more...

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Qatar Airways signs pact with Wipro for IT solutions (Lead)


September 13th, 2012 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
Doha/New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Qatar Airways Wednesday said it has inked a long-term partnership with leading Indian IT company Wipro to develop new technological solutions.The agreement was signed in ... Read more...

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Qatar Airways signs pact with Wipro for IT solutions


September 12th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Doha/New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Qatar Airways Wednesday said it has inked a long-term partnership with leading Indian IT company Wipro to develop new technological solutions."Through this agreement, Wipro will ... Read more...

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PM lays foundation of southern performing arts museum


September 12th, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Thrissur (Kerala) Sep 12 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh laid the foundation stone for a state-of-the-art museum of South Indian performing arts at the prestigious Kerala Kalamandalam here Wednesday."The ... Read more...

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Pangolin scales worth Rs.2.3 crore seized


September 7th, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, Sep 7 (IANS) Around 390 kg of pangolin scales worth Rs.2.3 crore have been seized in Mizoram, police said Friday.Customs and Mizoram Police officials Thursday night raided a house ... Read more...

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Top amateurs for golf festival


September 5th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 5 (IANS) India's top amateur golfers will compete in the three-day Toyota Karnataka Golf Festival commencing at the Karnataka Golf Association course here Thursday.The fourth edition of South ... Read more...

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Smart solar inverter launched in Kerala


August 25th, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 25 (IANS) Ronds Innotech Saturday launched a home inverter here that runs on solar power and if attached to home appliances like fans and televisions can considerably reduce ... Read more...

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No growth in passenger traffic at Hyderabad airport


August 23rd, 2012 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 23 (IANS) The domestic passenger traffic at the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport here has not witnessed any growth during the current year and is concerned at the ... Read more...

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Goair flies new aircraft on Goa-Bangalore service


August 22nd, 2012 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 21 (IANS) Mumbai-based Wadia group's low-cost carrier Go Airlines India Ltd (GoAir) Tuesday launched its service to Goa (Panjim) from Bangalore with a brand new aircraft (A320) of ... Read more...

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No exodus of northeast people from Bihar: Modi


August 18th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 18 (IANS) Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi Saturday said there was no report of exodus of northeast people from the state while security has been ... Read more...

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IndiGo launches Dubai-Hyderabad daily flight


August 7th, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 7 (IANS) IndiGo Airlines Tuesday launched its new daily Dubai-Hyderabad flight with an Airbus-320 aircraft.The first flight landed at Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA) from Dubai at 11.05 ... Read more...

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Indo-Arab chamber sets up south India chapter


August 4th, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 4 (IANS) The Indo-Arab Chamber of Commerce & Industries has set up its south India chapter here to accelerate trade, investments and joint ventures between industries located in ... Read more...

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‘Smart cities way forward to housing for all’


August 4th, 2012 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 3 (IANS) With increasing migration to urban areas from villages and towns in pursuit of education, jobs and better living, realtors should build smart cities for housing all ... Read more...

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Andhra, south India safe from grid disturbances


July 31st, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 31 (IANS) Electricity authorities in Andhra Pradesh Tuesday said the state was safe and secure from grid disturbances in other parts of India.Andhra Pradesh Transmission Corporation (AP Transco) ... Read more...

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Bengal ration shops to continue potato sales till prices fall (Lead)


July 25th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 25 (IANS) Prices of the humble potato, the common man's staple food, are likely to remain high till December, prompting the state government to continue selling the tuber ... Read more...

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Potato to be sold through ration shops in Bengal


July 25th, 2012 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 25 (IANS) Prices of the humble potato, the common man's staple vegetable, are likely to remain high till December and will be sold through ration shops till prices ... Read more...

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Buoyed by ‘Eega’ success, VFX company looking to expand


July 24th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 24 (IANS) Buoyed with the huge success of Telugu film "Eega", special effects company Makuta Effects is looking to expand its operations in India as well as abroad.Makuta ... Read more...

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Rajesh has got the rest he wanted (A tribute from friend and neighbour Salim Khan)


July 18th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
I could not control my emotions when I heard of Rajesh Khanna's sad and untimely demise today (Wednesday) afternoon. I remember way back in the early 1960s, my writing career and ... Read more...

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India’s tea production dips 11.4 percent Jan-May


July 14th, 2012 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 13 (IANS) India's total tea production January-May 2012 stood at 215.82 million kgs, which is 11.41 percent less than the same period last year.Total tea production of the ... Read more...

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Caste equation scores over clean administration in Karnataka (News Analysis) (Lead)


July 8th, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 8 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's propensity to score self-goals has become legendary. Now it has shot itself, not in the foot but at what it flaunts ... Read more...

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Shettar rose from ABVP and RSS ranks (Profile)


July 8th, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 8 (IANS) Jagadish Shettar, the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) third chief minister in four years in Karnataka, has risen from the ranks of the RSS and the ... Read more...

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Shettar is Karnataka’s new chief minister (Lead)


July 8th, 2012 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari Sunday formally announced Jagadish Shettar as the new chief minister of Karnataka, replacing D.V. Sadananda Gowda."According to ... Read more...

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BJP mulls replacing Karnataka chief minister to save government


July 3rd, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Bangalore, July 3 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party Tuesday appeared inclined to replace Karnataka Chief Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda to save the government in view of pressure by ... Read more...

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Tea Board plans councils in north, south India for inspecting export consignments


July 2nd, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 2 (IANS) The Tea Board of India Monday said it was planning to form one council each in north and south India under its aegis for inspecting export ... Read more...

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Rangayan opts for crowdfunding for LGBT film


July 2nd, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Filmmaker Sridhar Rangayan Monday launched crowdfunding initiative to raise funds to complete his documentary "Breaking Free", highlighting the woes of the Indian LGBT community. It ... Read more...

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Wartsila India to add 500 MW power in O&M; division


June 27th, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 27 (IANS) Energy and marine power solutions company Wartsila India Ltd. will shortly beef up its operations and maintenance (O&M;) portfolio by adding another 500 MW capacity, taking ... Read more...

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Amandeep takes first round lead in South India golf


June 12th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 12 (IANS) Amandeep Drall surprised her better known rivals to register the best card of the day at one-over 73 in the Usha Southern India Ladies golf event ... Read more...

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Historic Tipu Sultan painting on sale by Osian’s (With Image)


June 5th, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) An art work by famous British documentary artist Henry Singleton, "The Assault and the Taking of Seringapatnam"(1800), which was originally in the collection of Lord ... Read more...

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Apex court permits access to Kalighat temple’s sanctum sanctorum (Lead)


May 21st, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday permitted devotees to access the sanctum sanctorum of Kolkata's Kalighat temple to pay obeisance to the deity.An apex court bench of ... Read more...

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Apex court permits access to Kalighat temple’s sanctum sanctorum


May 21st, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday permitted devotees to access the sanctum sanctorum of Kolkata's Kalighat temple to pay obeisance to the deity.An apex court bench ... Read more...

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Bitter Yeddyurappa mocks BJP leadership


May 19th, 2012 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 19 (IANS) Scam-hit former Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa Saturday mocked his Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) central leadership and blamed party general secretary H.N. Ananth Kumar for ... Read more...

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Jaitley to visit Karnataka to review situation


May 17th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Arun Jaitley will visit Karnataka Friday to take a stock of the situation in the crisis-ridden party-run state government, ... Read more...

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GSK Healthcare aims at double-digit market share in oral care


May 14th, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 14 (IANS) GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare (GSKCH), which re-entered the Indian toothpaste market last year launching Sensodyne, hopes to increase its share to double-digits from the current 2 percent, ... Read more...

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