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U-19 victory: Unmukt Chand hails team effort


August 26th, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Townsville (Australia), Aug 26 (IANS) India captain Unmukt Chand, who struck a match-winning century for his side in the Under-19 Cricket World Cup final here Sunday, chose to single out ... Read more...

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Railways monitoring surge of northeastern people


August 17th, 2012 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 17 (IANS) The Southern Railway authorities here are monitoring a sudden surge of people from northeastern states like Assam and Manipur, among others, at railway stations to go ... Read more...

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India, Bangladesh to set up more border markets


July 27th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 27 (IANS) Dhaka and New Delhi are keen to set up eight more markets along the India-Bangladesh border in the northeastern states, Bangladesh Foreign Secretary Mohamed Mijarul Quayes ... Read more...

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Indian migrant workers to get skills training


July 2nd, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Four major projects to help build Indian migrant workers' capabilities to move up the value chain and to position India as a preferred source of ... Read more...

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Satellite surveys to tap India’s rubber growing areas (Lead)


June 29th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 29 (IANS) The Rubber Board and the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) are conducting satellite imagery surveys to discover potential areas of natural rubber cultivation in India, ... Read more...

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‘Satellite surveys to discover potential new rubber areas’


June 29th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 29 (IANS) The Rubber Board, in association with the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has been conducting satellite imagery surveys to find out potential areas of natural ... Read more...

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Australia keen to expand trading base in India


June 1st, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 1 (IANS) Australia is trying to expand its trade and business base in India and is keen to establish people-to-people relations in the days ahead, Australian diplomats ... Read more...

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AIIMS to help set up multiple sclerosis database


May 29th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) The All India Medical Institute of Sciences (AIIMS) will help set up a national registry for multiple sclerosis (MS), a rare autoimmune disease, doctors from ... Read more...

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India to express concern to Pakistan on minorities’ plight


May 17th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) India will convey its concern to Pakistan over the plight of its Hindu minorities when External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna visits the neighbouring country ... Read more...

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Three northeastern states to get high courts by October


May 17th, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 17 (IANS) India's three northeastern states of Tripura, Manipur and Meghalaya would get their own full-fledged high courts by October this year as the required amendment bill ... Read more...

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India, Bangladesh to improve trade facilities along border


May 7th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 7 (IANS) Officials of India and Bangladesh will undertake a joint study next month to examine the infrastructure for trade and business along the border and also suggest ... Read more...

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Kerala teachers to get opportunity to teach in Brazil


March 24th, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 24 (IANS) Around 500 teachers from Kerala might get an opportunity to teach in Brazilian schools in the near future, say officials.The teachers, who need not necessarily know ... Read more...

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Four more Border Haats to be set up along India-Bangladesh border


March 23rd, 2012 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, March 23 (IANS) Dhaka and New Delhi have agreed to set up four more 'Border Haats' (bazars) along the India-Bangladesh border in Tripura, a minister said here Friday.A ... Read more...

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Myanmar pro-democracy leader appeals to India to play proactive role


March 10th, 2012 - 1:09 am ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 9 (IANS) A former parliamentarian of Myanmar and active member of the nation's National League for Democracy (NLD) Tint Swe has appealed to the Indian government to play ... Read more...

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Gujjar group appeals for restoration of Gurjar-era monuments


December 25th, 2011 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Dec 25 (IANS) A frontal organisation of Gujjars in Jammu and Kashmir Sunday expressed shock over deteriorating condition of monuments built by Gurjar-Pratihara kings in various parts of the ... Read more...

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India, Switzerland to cooperate in local governance


December 12th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) India and Switzerland signed an agreement on Monday to increase their cooperation for strengthening local governance.The agreement aims at "establishing projects to encourage transference of ... Read more...

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Punjab targets 140 tonnes paddy


September 23rd, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 23 (IANS) Geared up for paddy procurement beginning in the state Oct 1, the Punjab government has set a target of procuring 140 lakh tonnes this season.A government ... Read more...

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Gujjars demand steps for protecting Jirga system in Kashmir


September 19th, 2011 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 19 (IANS) The nomadic Gujjars in Jammu and Kashmir are demanding constitutional validity for their age-old "jirga system" by which they can resolve issues through their "tribal courts" ... Read more...

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Malnutrition harming Madhya Pradesh kids: Unicef


September 6th, 2011 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Gwalior, Sep 6 (IANS) High levels of malnutrition and low immunisation have made children in Madhya Pradesh the most vulnerable in India, Unicef said Tuesday.Speaking to reporters here, Unicef officials ... Read more...

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Docu-drama on Guru Gobind Singh is bridge between religions: Director


August 22nd, 2011 - 11:08 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Thakur Ranvir Singh, who is proud about making the first docu-drama on the10th Sikh guru, says he travelled to eight Indian states and visited ... Read more...

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IGNOU, Unicef sensitise scribes on infant deaths


August 4th, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) along with Unicef sensitised media personnel on the high infant mortality and low immunisation levels in Madhya Pradesh, ... Read more...

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`Ceasefire in 1947-48 war was unwarranted’


July 17th, 2011 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) A former Indian Army officer who took part in the 1947-48 operations against Pakistan-backed tribesman in Jammu and Kashmir feels that a ceasefire that halted ... Read more...

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Delhi has high level of air pollutants


June 22nd, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Delhi has high levels of air pollutants and ozone and the latter has harmful impact on health and agricultural yield, a study revealed Wednesday.The Energy ... Read more...

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Monsoon covers most parts of northeast India


June 10th, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 10 (IANS) The southwest monsoon has reached most parts of the northeastern states of India and is expected to cover the entire region in the next few days, ... Read more...

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CRPF to have own intelligence wing: Director General


April 11th, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
By Pinaki DasAgartala, Apr 11(ANI): Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) is taking new strategies and forming its independent intelligence wing to be better equipped in its fight against insurgents and Maoist, CRPF ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh most populous, Lakshadweep least


March 31st, 2011 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) With 200 million people, Uttar Pradesh continues to be the most populous state in the country while the Lakshadweep has the least numbers at 64,429 ... Read more...

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‘Terrorists planning to strike during World Cup cricket matches’


March 9th, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) World Cup 2011 cricket match venues could be attacked by Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), the terror outfit responsible for the 2008 Mumbai terror attack, the Intelligence ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh spends Rs.1,200 crore on roads in Maoist areas


March 1st, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, March 1 (IANS) Chhattisgarh, one of the worst Leftist insurgency-hit states of India, has spent a whopping Rs.1,223 crore for creating a road network since 2003-04 in areas hit by Maoist ... Read more...

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Census in Goa could give distorted picture: Church


February 25th, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 25 (IANS) The Church in Goa Friday said the influx of migrants and the significant outflow of people working as sailors on long haul cruises could mean a distorted representation ... Read more...

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Indian tourism industry targets gay, lesbian travellers


January 28th, 2011 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Gay and lesbian tourists are big spenders and vacation savvy and are being increasingly targeted by travel operators in India, said travel experts at the 18th South ... Read more...

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Tourism minister calls for higher regional cooperation (Lead)


January 28th, 2011 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Tourism Minister Subodh Kant Sahay Friday called for higher cooperation among South Asian countries in promoting tourism and offered India's training facilities to other countries in the ... Read more...

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More tourism cooperation needed in South Asia: Minister


January 28th, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Tourism Minister Subodh Kant Sahay Friday called for greater cooperation among the South Asian countries to promote tourism in the region."More trained and skilled tourism professionals ... Read more...

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Ghulam Ali’s Ghazal Event At Jamshedpur Sidhgora Town Hall This Evening


January 27th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The grand ghazal event is a part of celebration of ‘Republic Day’. Along with him, the veteran has brought some renowned musicians form the neighbouring country Pakistan. Jharkhand and Bihar, which ... Read more...

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Gujjars for national model to rehabilitate Kashmir tribes


January 16th, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by ANI
By Tahir Nadeem KhanJammu, Jan.16 (ANI): Demanding adaptation of a national model to develop 'Forest Villages for Tribal and Nomadic groups' of Jammu and Kashmir on the prototype of other states ... Read more...

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World Bank to provide $1.5 bn for rural roads in India


January 14th, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) The World Bank will provide $1.5 billion to help build 24,000 km of roads in economically backward and hilly areas across seven states of India. "These ... Read more...

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