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46 years hence, a miracle homecoming for Indian diplomatic bag


September 18th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) It's a miracle homecoming. An Indian diplomatic bag containing Indian newspapers, magazines and mails has managed to journey back home 46 years after braving ice ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

PM leaves Frankfurt for Mexico, Brazil


June 17th, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Frankfurt, June 17 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh left here Sunday on way to Mexico and Brazil to attend the G20 Summit and the Rio+20 meeting, respectively.The ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

PM reaches Frankfurt on way to Mexico, Brazil


June 16th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Frankfurt, June 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived here Saturday on way to Mexico and Brazil to attend the G20 Summit and the Rio+20 meeting, respectively.The prime minister ... Read more...

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India plays down travel advisory, says no contentious issues with China


June 5th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kunming, June 5 (IANS) Amid a row over a Chinese travel advisory, India's External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Tuesday said there were no contentious issues between India and China besides ... Read more...

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Six students drown during stopover in southern Turkey


May 22nd, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by BNO News
KARAAGAC, TURKEY (BNO NEWS) -- Six Turkish students drowned in the Mediterranean Sea in southern Turkey on Monday when they went swimming during a stopover while returning from a field trip, local ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Solar plane to make first cross-continent flight


April 25th, 2012 - 8:33 am ICT by IANS
Bern, April 25 (IANS) The world's largest solar-powered plane, Swiss-made Solar Impulse, will take its first-ever cross-continent flight in May or June.The plane, co-piloted by Bertrand Piccard and Andre Borschberg, ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Crew of hijacked Chinese cargo ship rescued


April 7th, 2012 - 9:41 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, April 7 (IANS) All 28 Chinese crew members on board a Chinese cargo ship hijacked by Somali pirates have been rescued, the Chinese embassy in Tehran said.The cargo ship, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Lahore’s Hira Mandi: a love affair


February 9th, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) Hira Mandi, the traditional red light quarter of Lahore, lives in the popular mindscape through its stories of longing, loss and 'mujras' after the ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Outgoing Yemen president heads to US for medical treatment


January 23rd, 2012 - 6:02 am ICT by IANS
Sana'a, Jan 23 (IANS) Yemen's outgoing president Ali Abdullah Saleh has left the country for medical treatment in the US, the president's press secretary said.Saleh left the Sana'a international airport ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

More in Ireland for Indians than Guinness, Jameson (With Images)


January 18th, 2012 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Dublin, Jan 18 (IANS) With monastic structures that date back over a millennium and some picture-postcard settings of its countryside, Ireland has more to offer to visitors than its Guinness, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Russia, Europe plan joint mission to Jupiter


December 21st, 2011 - 8:07 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Top officials of Russia's federal space agency Roscosmos and the European Space Agency (ESA) met in Moscow to discuss a Moon research mission and a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Last US troops out of Iraq (Lead)


December 18th, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kuwait City, Dec 18 (IANS) The last batch of US combat forces in Iraq crossed into neighbouring Kuwait Sunday, ending its nearly nine-year presence in the country.A convoy of ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Two-month campaign to boost Rajasthan tourism


December 13th, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) A two-month campaign that will tour 22 Indian cities showcasing Rajasthan's food and culture to further boost the states' tourism was launched here Tuesday. 'Rajasthan ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Air India increases number of Delhi-Goa flights


December 2nd, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) National carrier Air India's subsidiary Alliance Air Friday said it is increasing the number of its flights from the national capital to Goa to meet ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Clinton cancels trip for mother’s illness


November 1st, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 1 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has cancelled a scheduled trip to Britain and Turkey after her mother fell ill, an official said.A State Department official ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Air India starts Delhi-Port Blair flight


October 3rd, 2011 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) In a bid to cater to the domestic sector demand during the festival season, national carrier Air India Monday started a direct flight between Delhi ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Ramdev trains guns on Chidambaram


September 27th, 2011 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 27 (IANS) Baba Ramdev Tuesday blamed Home Minister P. Chidambaram for the death of Raj Bala, a Haryana resident who was critically injured in the police crackdown ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Unusually large crowd surprises Rajghat officials


August 19th, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Mahatma Gandhi's memorial Rajghat was witness to an unusually large crowd Friday when social activist Anna Hazare made a brief stopover along with thousands ... Read more...

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India seen as major economic player in Switzerland: Envoy


August 8th, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Locarno (Switzerland), Aug 8 (IANS) Apart from Bollywood song and dance, India is also seen as major economic player in Switzerland, Indian ambassador Chitra Narayanan said."India is seen as a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Human error blamed for 2008 plane crash in Madrid


July 30th, 2011 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, July 30 (IANS/EFE) The crew was at fault in the August 2008 crash of a Spanair MD-82 airliner in the vicinity of Madrid's Barajas International Airport that left 154 ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Air India flight skids off runway in Kanpur


July 20th, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 20 (IANS) An Air India flight carrying 54 passengers skidded off the runway at Kanpur's Chakeri airport Wednesday after landing from New Delhi. All the passengers were ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Kovalam Literary Festival to make Delhi debut


June 27th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) The annual Kovalam Literary Festival will make its debut stopover in the national capital Sept 29 with a daylong session at the India International Centre ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

India says no to Chinese general’s stopover


May 25th, 2011 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Citing a busy schedule, India has refused a stopover request from a Chinese general who is travelling to Sri Lanka next month and wanted to ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Contaminated fuel in Israel causes rerouting of over 160 flights


May 11th, 2011 - 3:50 am ICT by IANS
Nicosia, May 11 (IANS) Over 160 aircraft flying to Israel's Tel Aviv city have been rerouted to Cyprus since last Thursday following contamination in an international airport's refuelling system, Xinhua ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Maldives planning $500m floating golf course


April 29th, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by ANI
A Dutch company has announced its plan to build a 500 million dollar floating golfcourse in the Maldives.Dutch Docklands, who is handling the project, claim that it will be a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Hasina aide rejects WikiLeaks story


March 19th, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 19 (IANS) A top aide of Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has denied any role in hastening her return home from the India visit in ... Read more...

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Rahul set to visit disfigured Dalit girl in Kanpur hospital


February 7th, 2011 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 7 (IANS) Congress MP Rahul Gandhi is Monday likely to visit the minor Dalit girl who was brutally disfigured after she resisted gangrape and is being treated ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

US, India are friends but suspicious too: WikiLeaks


December 17th, 2010 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 17 (IANS) US diplomatic cables leaked by WikiLeaks show a a warming relationship between India and US but reveal differences on many issues, the Guardian reported Friday.While one cable ... Read more...

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After Amethi, Rahul makes waves in Lucknow


November 17th, 2010 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 17 (IANS) Returning after a three-day tour of his Amethi constituency, Congress MP Rahul Gandhi created waves in this Uttar Pradesh capital Wednesday when he walked into a popular ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Briton jailed for showing finger in Dubai


November 12th, 2010 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 12 (IANS) A Briton has been sentenced to two months in jail for showing the finger to a woman worker at the Dubai airport, it was reported here.Paul Anthony, 34, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Passenger plane carrying 35 people crashes in Darfur


November 12th, 2010 - 2:30 am ICT by BNO News
KHARTOUM (BNO NEWS) -- A large passenger plane carrying at least 35 people crashed in Sudan's Darfur region on Thursday, officials said, but few details were immediately available.The Antonov 24 aircraft crashed ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Obama’s Asia tour should have included ’strategic partner’ Pakistan: Musharraf


November 11th, 2010 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 11(ANI): Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf has said that United States President Barack Obama should have added Pakistan to his Asia trip because of the central role that the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Miraculous escape for 140 AI passengers (Lead)


November 9th, 2010 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 9 (IANS) More than 140 passengers and crew members of an Air India flight from Srinagar to Delhi had a miraculous escape after the aircraft's tyre caught fire while taking ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Miraculous escape for 140 AI passengers


November 9th, 2010 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 9 (IANS) More than 140 passengers and crew members of an Air India flight from Srinagar to Delhi had a miraculous escape after the aircraft's tyre caught fire while taking ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Stolen supplies for Afghan-bound NATO forces recovered from Peshawar mill


October 21st, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Oct 21 (ANI): Four NATO transport containers that had been stolen in Pakistan while on their way to Afghanistan have been recovered, the city police said.Khazana Police Station House Officer (SHO) ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

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