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Kerala coir products for Japanese market


September 14th, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 14 (IANS) Japan could be a new market for Kerala's eco-friendly coir products.A six-member delegation of Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) discussed with Chief Minister Oommen Chandy here ... Read more...

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UAE, Netherlands discuss relations


September 7th, 2012 - 1:17 am ICT by IANS
Amsterdam, Sep 6 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and The Netherlands have held discussions on enhancing their relations.The discussions were held Tuesday between the UAE's Ambassador Abdullah Hamdan Al-Naqbi ... Read more...

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Russians against church meddling in politics


August 15th, 2012 - 8:01 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Three quarters of Russians believe that the church should stay out of political affairs, says a poll by state-run pollster VTsIOM.Around 43 percent of the ... Read more...

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Kalam to give lesson on fundamental duties


July 11th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 11 (IANS) Former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam will teach a lesson on fundamental duties at a public colloquium to be held in Shimla Saturday, an official statement said ... Read more...

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Krishna heads to Tajikistan to boost Central Asian ties


July 2nd, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Against the growing strategic importance of Eurasia and Central Asia, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Monday headed to Tajikistan on a two-day visit to expand ... Read more...

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Show patience in resolving border issue, China advises India


June 27th, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 27 (IANS) India and China should be patient in resolving their long-standing border issue though "difficulties remain high", a senior official here has said, falling back on ... Read more...

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Singur land failure a disappointment: Mamata


May 19th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 19 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Saturday described her first year in office as a success story barring her failure to return land taken from unwilling farmers for ... Read more...

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Big B becomes Rana’s Hindi tutor! (Movie Snippets)


May 7th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 7 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who is extremely fluent in spoken and written Hindi, offered to help southern actor Rana Daggubati with the language during the shooting ... Read more...

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Kayani’s speech baffling: Pakistani daily


May 2nd, 2012 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 2 (IANS) Army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani's speech on institutions working within their constitutional sphere is baffling since "few institutions have so damagingly strayed beyond their ... Read more...

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UGC clears Assam’s Sankardeva study centre


May 1st, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) The University Grants Commission (UGC) has cleared the establishment of the Srimanta Sankardeva Chair in Assam's Tezpur University to familiarize students with the values of ... Read more...

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Walkathon marks World Health Day


April 7th, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) A group of 500 people, including the elderly, participated in a walkathon in the capital to spread awareness about healthy and active ageing on the ... Read more...

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CPI leader for parliamentary reforms


April 4th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Communist Party of India (CPI) leader D. Raja Wednesday called for effective parliamentary and constitutional reforms to strengthen parliamentary democracy in the country. Participating in ... Read more...

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Brazil seeks association with US in education, science


April 4th, 2012 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Brasilia, April 4 (IANS/EFE) Brazil's drive to establish a partnership with the US in the spheres of education, science, technology and innovation will be a key topic of President ... Read more...

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‘Russian police and education system most corrupt’


March 23rd, 2012 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Corruption in Russia was most deeply-rooted within the traffic police, kindergartens and higher educational institutions, says a report by an international watchdog.The study by the ... Read more...

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Delhi can’t run without Bihar: Nitish


March 18th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said Sunday the people of his state were a "necessity" for Delhi and the Indian capital "can't run without Bihar".Speaking ... Read more...

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India to spend Rs.50 crore on overseas Indians


March 16th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) India will spend close to Rs.50 crore on welfare schemes targeted at overseas Indians in 2012-13, according to budgetary estimates proposed by Finance Minister ... Read more...

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UAE seeks stronger relations with Kyrgyzstan


February 11th, 2012 - 1:22 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Feb 10 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates has reiterated its interest in boosting bilateral relations with Kyrgyzstan in all spheres."Relations between the two countries have recently seen significant ... Read more...

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New software can trap lying CEOs


February 5th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 5 (IANS) Using a new technique, Layered Voice Analysis, can decipher whether CEOs are lying or not, a study reveals. Duke University and University of Illinois researchers turned ... Read more...

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Not trying to outdo anyone: Sanjay Dutt


January 23rd, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Jan 23 (IANS) Sanjay Dutt's look as the evil Kancha Cheena in the new "Agneepath" has garnered appreciation for the actor from all spheres, even more than the ... Read more...

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President concerned over declining sex ratio


January 14th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Panipat (Haryana), Jan 14 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Saturday expressed concern over the declining sex ratio in the country, pointing out that sex ratio between the age group of ... Read more...

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History and logic favour Uttar Pradesh’s division (Comment)


December 7th, 2011 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
The decision to divide Uttar Pradesh into four states by Chief Minister Mayawati has set a new agenda in the state's politics. This will have far reaching consequences for the coming ... Read more...

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Committed to equal growth in all Kashmir regions: PDP


November 30th, 2011 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 30 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir's main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Wednesday said it was committed to "remove regional disparities and to treat all regions equally in all ... Read more...

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Hyderabad to host seminar on Islamic art, culture


October 24th, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 24 (IANS) A three-day international seminar on Islamic art and culture will be inaugurated by Vice President Mohammed Hamid Ansari here from Nov 25, organizing secretary Khalid Saeed ... Read more...

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GoM accepts Chawla panel report on natural resources


October 15th, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) A group of ministers (GoM) headed by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has accepted most of the recommendations of a committee set up to suggest ... Read more...

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UAE, Pakistan hold talks on bilateral relations


October 8th, 2011 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 8 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates and Pakistan discussed bilateral relations and cooperation here Saturday.UAE Ambassador to Pakistan Eissa Abdullah Al Basha Al Naimi and Pakistani Minister for ... Read more...

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Ties renewed during Saudi Arabia visit: Gilani


August 11th, 2011 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 11 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said that his visit to Saudi Arabia has renewed the ties between the two countries.Gilani Wednesday apprised the federal ... Read more...

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Road vibrations, airport noise to produce energy?


July 21st, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 21 (IANS) Researchers are working on methods to convert road vibrations and airport runway noise into usable energy.University of Buffalo theoretical physicist Surajit Sen and colleagues suggest how ... Read more...

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Medvedev congratulates Obama on independence day


July 5th, 2011 - 3:47 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev sent a message to his US counterpart Barack Obama congratulating him on America's Independence Day July 4."Russian and American relations ... Read more...

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Will split in Taliban ranks bring peace, asks Pakistani daily


June 29th, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 29 (IANS) Though the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) has split with one of its commanders forming a splinter group, it remains to be seen whether this will bring ... Read more...

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A new jewellery store to let you splurge (With images)


June 12th, 2011 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Yet another designer has made her foray into the jewellery business. Driven by her passion for creating understated elegant jewellery, designer Deepa Mehra has launched ... Read more...

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DMK ruined Tamil Nadu’s finances: Jayalalithaa (Lead)


May 13th, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 13 (IANS) AIADMK head and chief minister-in-waiting J. Jayalalithaa Friday said Tamil Nadu's finances were in ruins due to the five years of DMK rule and her priority ... Read more...

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Maharashtra celebrates 51st anniversary (Lead)


May 1st, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 1 (IANS) Maharashtra Sunday celebrated the 51st anniversary of its formation with a variety of events.Governor K. Sankaranarayanan, Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan and Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar ... Read more...

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Space industry a priority for Russia: Putin


May 1st, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Development of the national rocket and space industry is a priority for Russia, Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has said."From the perspective of the country's defensive ... Read more...

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Maharashtra celebrates 51st anniversary


May 1st, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 1 (IANS) Maharashtra Sunday celebrated the 51st anniversary of the state's formation with a variety of programmes and events. The main function was held at the Shivaji Park ... Read more...

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President Patil lauds Mauritius for its support to India


April 24th, 2011 - 10:07 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinPort Louis (Mauritius), Apr 24(ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patil on Sunday lauded the Mauritius government for its extended support on global issues of crucial importance to India.President ... Read more...

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