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Blast at illegal fireworks workshop in northern China kills 5


September 17th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by BNO News
JIANZHUANGZI, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- An explosion ripped through an illegal fireworks workshop in northern China on late Monday morning, killing five members of a family who were working there, state-run media ... Read more...

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Blaze at fireworks factory in southern India kills 38, injures 60


September 6th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by BNO News
SIVAKASI, INDIA (BNO NEWS) -- A fast-moving fire swept through a fireworks factory in southern India on Wednesday afternoon, killing at least 39 people and injuring more than 60 others, emergency officials ... Read more...

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Banned wood found at former legislator’s house


September 4th, 2012 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Sep 4 (IANS) Three truckloads of banned red sanders wood worth Rs.3 crore have been seized from a former Manipur legislator's house, police said Tuesday.The logs from the forests ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka issues travel warning for southern India


September 4th, 2012 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 4 (IANS) The Sri Lankan government has issued a travel warning to Sri Lankans visiting southern India following a spate of incidents targeting Sri Lankan nationals, the external ... Read more...

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Respect internet freedom, US tells India


August 22nd, 2012 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 22 (IANS) Voicing its support for full freedom of the internet, US has urged India to maintain respect for fundamental freedoms, while probing rumours that have caused ... Read more...

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Conclave to woo investors to north India


August 8th, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 8 (IANS) With most of foreign investments coming to western and southern India, industry lobby CII is holding a conclave in November to showcase north as an ... Read more...

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Frequencies that touch lives: India’s growing community radio stations (Feature)


July 31st, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Gurgaon, July 31 (IANS) Gurgaon Ki Awaaz, Lalit Lokvani, Chanderi ki Awaaz ...India's community radio stations are reaching out to touch lives and livelihoods in little hamlets and ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

This ‘iband’ creates music on their palms (With Images)


July 22nd, 2012 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 22 (IANS) Gone are the days when a music band had to hire a truck to move expensive equipment during a concert tour. Here is a unique music ... Read more...

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Shettar sworn in as Karnataka chief minister


July 12th, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 12 (IANS) Jagadish Shettar was Thursday sworn in as Karnataka chief minister, becoming the third Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader to head the party government in four ... Read more...

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Caste scores over clean administration in Karnataka (News Analysis)


July 8th, 2012 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
From V. S. Karnic Bangalore, July 8 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) dream of making Karnataka a launchpad to rule southern India is ending up as a sordid tale of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Inflation to soften by mid-October: Kaushik Basu


July 3rd, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 3 (IANS) Inflation would continue at the 7.5 percent level till September this year, after which it is likely to go below 7 per cent, Kaushik Basu, chief ... Read more...

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Sarovar Hotels to expand in Africa, India


June 21st, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 21 (IANS) Sarovar Hotels Pvt Ltd, a fast-growing hotel chain, is in the process of expanding its African and Indian presence in managing and owning properties, a ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Mehar Atwal leads on a tough day in golf meet


June 18th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Secunderabad, June 18 (IANS) It was a tough scoring day for the participants at the Usha Army Ladies and Juniors Golf 2012 in Secunderabad Monday. Amidst such difficult conditions, Mehar ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Gurbani Singh wins Bangalore golf meet


June 14th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 14 (IANS) Gurbani Singh shot a steady one-under 71 to grab the Usha Southern India Ladies golf event at the KGA here Thursday. Gurbani, the overnight leader kept ... Read more...

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Gurbani ahead after second round in Usha Southern India golf


June 13th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 13 (IANS) Gurbani Singh took a one shot lead over Aditi Ashok after the second round in the Usha Southern India Ladies golf championship at the KGA here ... 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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Mehar, Aditi to clash in Southern India golf


June 11th, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 11 (IANS) Defending champion Mehar Atwal will take on Aditi Ashok, the current leader on the ladies and junior girls Order of Merit, in Usha Southern India Ladies ... Read more...

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SriLankan Airlines to join global airline alliance


June 11th, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 11 (IANS) Global airline alliance 'Oneworld' Monday said the Colombo-based SriLankan Airlines would join its ranks towards the end of 2012.Nordic carrier Finnair, which is part of 'Oneworld' ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Sangwan putts junior golf title


June 1st, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 1 (IANS) Piyush Sangwan, the 13-year old from Gurgaon's DLF Golf and Country Club, clinched his maiden title of the year as he won the Toyota-IGU Southern India ... Read more...

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Arjun Singh ahead in Toyota-IGU Southern India junior golf


June 1st, 2012 - 2:03 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 1 (IANS) Arjun Singh from Dhaula Kuan Army Golf Course emerged sole leader in the combined under-14 and under-18 categories after three rounds in the Toyota-IGU Southern India ... Read more...

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Sardar putts 72 to take lead in junior golf meet


May 30th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 30 (IANS) Mohan Sardar, the 14-year old from Kolkata, carded a par 72 to take the lead with a two-round total of 148 in the Toyota IGU Southern ... Read more...

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Chandra, Sangwan in lead


May 29th, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 29 (IANS) Yashas Chandra of Mysore upstaged his more fancied opponents on the first day of Toyota IGU southern India Juniors at the KGA course here Tuesday when ... Read more...

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Top juniors for IGU golf


May 25th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 25 (IANS) After a successful northern run of the Toyota-IGU Junior National Tour in Gurgaon, the southern edition of the tour will be held at the par-72 Karnataka ... Read more...

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Abhishek shares lead with Piyush in Usha Karnataka juniors


May 23rd, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 23 (IANS) Abhishek Kuhar, who has been in the top-three of the last two events on the IGU Junior circuit, shot a stunning round of six-under 64 and ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

One shot lead for Kushal in Usha Karnataka juniors


May 22nd, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 22 (IANS) Kushal Singh took the opening day's honours with a fine five-under 65 on the first day of the Usha IGU Karnataka Junior golf championships at the ... Read more...

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Rising temperature to hit wheat production in India, says report


May 9th, 2012 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) The annual mean temperature in India is expected to rise by 3.5-4.3 degrees Celsius by 2098, badly impacting production of wheat - a major grain ... Read more...

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‘Designers don’t take undue advantage of weavers’


April 24th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Deepika Govind regularly works with weavers in the interiors of southern India. She begs to differ that leading designers like her, who sell their merchandise ... Read more...

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Centre shies from naming Rama Sethu a national monument


April 19th, 2012 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The central government Thursday shied from taking any stand on the plea by Janta party president Subramanium Swamy that the mythological Rama Sethu in the ... Read more...

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Employees take to the streets to save Uninor in India


April 18th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Employees of telecom service provider Uninor, which stands to lose all its licences following the Supreme Court order cancelling 122 telecom licences issued in ... Read more...

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Warming threatens Southeast Asia’s cassava industry


April 15th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, April 15 (IANS) Rising temperatures are triggering severe outbreaks of new, invasive pests that could threaten Southeast Asia's multi-billion dollar cassava industry and the livelihoods of thousands of small ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Sri Lanka concerned over Indian n-plants


April 8th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, April 8 (IANS) Concerned over nuclear power plants located in south India, the Sri Lankan government plans to raise the issue before the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).According to ... Read more...

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Indian tea makers fear lacklustre exports


March 28th, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 28 (IANS) Indian tea exporters see little chance of a rise in the export of the brew in 2012 compared to last year, with the continuing Iran payment ... Read more...

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Congress leader seeks CBI probe against Andhra chief minister


March 22nd, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 22 (IANS) In a dramatic development, Congress leader P. Shankar Rao has filed a petition in the Andhra Pradesh High Court seeking a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

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...

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Few takers in Karnataka BJP for nation-first mantra (Karnataka Newsletter)


March 10th, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 10 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) goes to great lengths to claim that its members are driven by the motto of 'nation-first, party-second and individual-last'. But ... Read more...

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