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Rajiv Bhatia is new DG of ICWA


June 29th, 2012 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) Rajiv Bhatia has take over as director general of the Indian Council of World Affairs (ICWA), the country's prestigious and oldest foreign policy think tank.ICWA ... Read more...

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Indian diplomat’s daughter sues New York City


May 8th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 8 (IANS) The daughter of an Indian diplomat has filed a $1.5 million suit against New York City over her arrest on cyberbullying charges - but her ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka, Singapore sign trade agreement


February 16th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Feb 16 (IANS) Sri Lanka and Singapore have signed an agreement to boost bilateral trade and investment.Sr Lanka President Mahinda Rajapaksa, who is on a two-day visit to the ... Read more...

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Indian Ocean being used for terrorism: US official


November 14th, 2011 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Nov 14 (IANS) The Indian Ocean is being used to transport weapons for terrorist groups, a top US official said Monday.Robert M. Scher, deputy assistant secretary of defence for ... Read more...

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Tata Motors considering Nano assembly plant abroad


August 2nd, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Indian automobile giant Tuesday said that it was considering to set up an assembly plant in a foreign country for its entry-level passenger car Nano."We ... Read more...

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Indian house opens electronic publishing centre


August 1st, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Seattle, Aug 1 (IANS) Konark International, an associate of Konark Publishers India, has opened the door of electronic publishing and distribution worldwide to Southeast Asian publishers.Today, Konark International distributes published ... Read more...

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Monster launches job portal for NRIs


June 16th, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Online job portal Monster.com Thursday announced the launch of its new website - Return2Home - targeting NRIs seeking jobs in India.The portal would target job-seekers ... Read more...

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Typhoon Morakot hits Taiwan, China evacuates thousands


August 7th, 2009 - 2:31 pm ICT by admin
TAIPEI, Taiwan (BNO NEWS) -- Typhoon Morakot hit the southeast Asian island of Taiwan at around midday local time on Friday, authorities say, blasting the coast with recorded wind speeds of up ... Read more...

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Thailand closes schools, internet cafes to stop swine flu spread


July 9th, 2009 - 9:28 pm ICT by John Le Fevre
The government of Thailand has announced drastic steps in an attempt to stop the spread of pandemic A(H1N1), originally termed swine flu, through the Southeast Asian kingdom.The Government has ordered the closure ... Read more...

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Australian author out of Bangkok jail after royal pardon


February 21st, 2009 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 21 (DPA) Australian Harry Nicolaides arrived back in Melbourne Saturday after being pardoned by Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej and released from a Bangkok prison. Nicolaides was arrested in August and sentenced ... Read more...

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Shah Jahan’s dagger sells for 1.7 mn pounds


April 10th, 2008 - 7:54 pm ICT by admin
London, April 10 (IANS) An elegant personal dagger carried by emperor Shah Jahan was sold at a London auction for an astounding 1.7 million pounds - more than three times the expected ... Read more...

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‘Overstaying workers cannot become Malaysian citizens’


March 29th, 2008 - 9:48 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, March 29 (IANS) Over 200,000 foreign workers overstaying for up to 30 years in Malaysia have applied for permanent residence status and citizenship for which they are not qualified. "One ... Read more...

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UAE emirate attracts Indian investors


March 25th, 2008 - 6:41 pm ICT by admin
Dubai, March 25 (IANS) Thirty percent of the $2 billion foreign direct investment in the emirate of Ras Al Khaimah in the UAE has come from Indian companies, according to its investment ... Read more...

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Goldstone Technologies to launch Internet TV in Thailand


February 21st, 2008 - 4:44 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, Feb 21 (IANS) Secunderabad-based Goldstone Technologies Ltd will launch Internet protocol television (IPTV) services in Thailand in collaboration with Synap Media and Infotecch Ltd, the company said Thursday. Informing the Bombay ... Read more...

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