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Creating a global cookstove alliance - beyond headlines: Hillary Clinton


February 29th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 29 (IANS) An India-US project to help create a market for cleaner-burning cookstoves in developing countries is having a "tremendous payoff" beyond the headlines, according to Secretary of ... Read more...

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Ethiopia seeks Indian help to train rookie diplomats


February 9th, 2012 - 10:24 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) Like many countries in Africa, Ethiopia has sought India's help in setting up an institute to train rookie diplomats.A four-member delegation from Ethiopia's foreign ministry ... Read more...

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Infrastructure development key to attracting investments: Envoy


July 11th, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Infrastructure development is a key to attracting foreign investment in India, Japanese Ambassador Akitaka Saiki said here Monday."Infrastructure is a very important area for attracting ... Read more...

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Cleaning Yamuna to miss 2015 target: Jairam


March 27th, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) Even as Delhi misses one deadline after another for treating sewage entering the Yamuna, Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh said Sunday the treatment of all sewage ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Arms sales can boost India-US ties: US experts


February 24th, 2011 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 24 (IANS) With India planning to buy $100 billion worth of new weapons over the next 10 years, arms sales may be the best way for the ... Read more...

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SBI sets infrastructure credit limit at Rs.1 tn


February 11th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 11 (IANS) India's largest lender State Bank of India (SBI) has set a credit limit of Rs.1 trillion (Rs.1 lakh crore/$22 billion) for the infrastructure sector, a top official ... Read more...

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India’s diaspora conclave concludes with honours, outreach (Roundup)


January 9th, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) India's annual convention to connect with its 27-million strong diaspora in over 150 countries concluded Sunday with President Pratibha Patil honouring 14 individuals for their ... Read more...

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American diplomats do what Indian diplomats do: US


December 18th, 2010 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Dec 18 (IANS) Denying that Washington was interfering in India's internal affairs as alleged by some Indian political parties, the US has said that American diplomats do in India ... Read more...

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Del Toro not directing ‘The Hobbit’


May 31st, 2010 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 31 (IANS) Guillermo del Toro has stepped down from the director's chair of "The Hobbit" and says it was the hardest decision of his life. "In light of ongoing ... Read more...

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Guillermo del Toro quits as director of The Hobbit movies


May 31st, 2010 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, May 31 (ANI): Guillermo Del Toro has resigned as director of the two The Hobbit movies.The Mexican filmmaker, 45, will, however, help write the screenplays for the Lord of the Rings ... Read more...

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Bombardier Corporation rolls out rakes for metro trains


May 17th, 2010 - 10:56 pm ICT by ANI
Savli (Gujarat), May 17 (ANI): The production plant of Bombardier Transportation at Savli in Gujarat is functioning in full steam, catering to the needs of the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Limited (DMRC).One ... Read more...

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ONGC refuels Tezpur Varsity’s Centre for Petroleum Biotechnology


May 4th, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 4 (ANI): Petroleum major Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC) has given an additional grant of Rs. 50 lakh to run the ONGC-sponsored Centre for Petroleum Biotechnology.A ... Read more...

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Dhaka unveils $80 mn plan to dredge rivers


January 20th, 2010 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Jan 20 (IANS) The Bangladesh government has unveiled an ambitious $80 million plan to de-silt its 310 rivers that have not been dredged since the British era, to restore their ... Read more...

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Gilani asks UN to reconsider decision to reduce 40 percent staff in Pakistan


December 18th, 2009 - 6:49 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 18(ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has asked the United Nations (UN) to reconsider its decision to trim down its staff in Pakistan.Gilani said this while holding ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

China wants special visa policy for its workers in India


November 23rd, 2009 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 23 (IANS) China has asked for a "special policy" for its labourers to help businesses of the two sides finish ongoing projects in India, a top Chinese official said here ... Read more...

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Oxfam fires ‘Sex and the City’s’ Kristin Davis for ties with Ahava


August 7th, 2009 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem, Aug 7 (ANI): American actress Kristin Davis has lost her ambassadorship for the humanitarian group Oxfam International, after she unknowingly waded into Middle East politics by joining Ahava.Davis, 44, was suspended ... Read more...

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US reopens H-2B visa programme for foreign workers


August 7th, 2009 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Aug 7 (IANS) The US has resumed accepting applications for the H-2B foreign temporary worker visa after receiving far fewer petitions from US employers than anticipated.The congressionally mandated ... Read more...

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As Gates walks away, Microsoft faces challenges


June 23rd, 2008 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New York, June 23 (IANS) As Bill Gates prepares to walk away later this week from Microsoft to focus on his $37-billion charitable foundation, the company he founded will face some challenges ... Read more...

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MP CM, BJP leaders go on fast against Centres biased policies


April 30th, 2008 - 9:11 pm ICT by admin
Bhopal, Apr 30 (ANI): Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Wednesday sat on a day-long fast along with his cabinet colleagues to protest against Central Governments biased policies.Chouhan ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh coal quota reduced: Chouhan


April 25th, 2008 - 6:42 pm ICT by admin
Bhopal, April 25 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan Friday charged the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance government with reducing coal quotas for various thermal power stations so that the state ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Charity brings light into lives of 700,000 poor Indian children


March 21st, 2008 - 11:46 am ICT by admin
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) They are no Bill and Melinda Gates, Microsoft's first couple known for their philanthropy; neither are they fresh-faced non-resident Indians just back to their roots, ... Read more...

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