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Kerala’s tourism institute to get UNWTO affiliation


September 21st, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 21 (IANS) The state-owned Kerala Institute of Tourism and Travel Studies (KITTS) is all set to get affiliation from the World Tourism Organisation (WTO), the agency of the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Pakistani band set to amp up Indian music meter


September 20th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 20 (IANS) Pakistani Sufi rock band Raeth is set to amp up India's music meter as Bollywood beckons it and it lines up collaborations with Indian artists.Fanning their ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

PM lays foundation of southern performing arts museum


September 12th, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Thrissur (Kerala) Sep 12 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh laid the foundation stone for a state-of-the-art museum of South Indian performing arts at the prestigious Kerala Kalamandalam here Wednesday."The ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Filipinos explore business with Rajasthan stone industry


August 25th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 25 (IANS) A business delegation from the Philippines visited the Rajasthan State Industrial Development and Investment Corporation (RIICO), exploring tie-ups with the state's stone and ceramics industry.The 28-member ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Real estate lobby to help fund education in the sector


August 16th, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 16 (IANS) Aiming to promote excellence and bring in global standards in the real estate arena, the sector's apex body Confederation of Real Estate Developers' Associations of India ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Beyond designing, Ritu Beri eyes lifestyle space


August 2nd, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) She is one of the rare names in the Indian fashion fraternity whose international presence and impact are wider than at home. Now designer ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Focussing on quality films with right budget: Abhishek Bachchan (Interview)


July 25th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 25 (IANS) It takes a good business sense for an actor to become a good producer. A perfect example is set by Abhishek Bachchan who believes in ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

WHO calls for universal health coverage in India


June 29th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) India should work towards universal health coverage, the World Health Organisation (WHO) India representative Nata Menabde declared Friday.Talking to media persons after WHO and ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Group to build 500 schools across country


June 23rd, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 23 (IANS) Round Table India (RTI), a non-profit organisation which has tie-ups with several state governments, will build 500 school blocks across the country in the next five ... Read more...

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We need to break ground with new ideas: Director Dibakar Banerjee (Interview)


June 8th, 2012 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) Leave your comfort zone and focus on new ideas and new people to break new ground, says director Dibakar Banerjee who did the same with ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Who says short girls can’t flaunt gowns? (With Images)


June 6th, 2012 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Who says you need to be svelte and tall to carry off a long dress or cocktail gown with panache? Celebrities like Hilary Duff, ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Britain shows interest in tying up with Kerala B-school


May 24th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 24 (IANS) Britain is keen to forge ties with the city-based Asian School of Business (ASB) for conducting collaborative studies in areas like climate change, agriculture and energy, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Cufflinks to carpets, Rohit Bal spreads design net wide (Interview)


May 15th, 2012 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Rohit Bal, one of India's best known designers with over two decades in the fashion industry, says he is experimenting and expanding his ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Chinese car multimedia maker CASKA to set up R&D; centre in India


April 19th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 19 (IANS) Car multimedia systems manufacturer CASKA, owned by China-based Coagent Electronics S&T; Co, is planning to set up a research and development (R&D;) centre either in Chennai ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Tilaknagar Industries’ plants get ‘mega project’ status


April 17th, 2012 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 17 (IANS) Liqour maker Tilaknagar Industries' new facility has been accorded "mega project" status by the Maharashtra government.The facility in Shrirampur has a 50-kilolitre per day (KLPD) molasses ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

NGMA gets a new parallel address on Google Art Project


April 10th, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) The National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA) has officially moved to a new parallel address in cyberspace from where visitors can walk through its new-age ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Air India improves market share with 80 percent seat capacity


April 5th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) Air India Thursday said it has improved its market share, filling nearly 80 percent of all its flights last month because of a frequent flier ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

M&M; in talks with four firms for solar powered UPS


April 5th, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 5 (IANS) With the home uninterrupted power systems' (UPS) market turning very competitive following the entry of foreign players, auto major Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd (M&M;) plans to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Confident ‘Housefull 2′ will be a blockbuster: Sajid Khan


March 31st, 2012 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 31 (IANS) Director Sajid Khan, whose third directorial venture "Housefull 2" is ready to hit the screens, says he is confident the film will be a blockbuster ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Belgium to renovate 14 railway stations in India


March 21st, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 21 (IANS) Belgium has tied up with the Indian Railways to renovate 14 railway stations in India.Belgium's ambassador to India Pierre Vaesen Wednesday said the project was proposed ... Read more...

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Indian aviation sector in critical phase: IATA


March 15th, 2012 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 15 (IANS) The situation in Indian aviation sector was critical and there is an urgent need to address the problems, the head of an international carriers' trade group ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Essar Oil in pact with IGL for NCR CNG retailing


March 9th, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) Essar Oil (EOL) Friday entered into an agreement with compressed natural gas (CNG) supplier Indraprastha Gas Ltd (IGL) for erecting pumping facilities at EOL outlets ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Cheers! Karnataka to brew more wines for global markets


March 1st, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 1 (IANS) As India's second largest producer of grapes after Maharashtra, Karnataka is pulling out all the stops to become a preferred destination for setting up wineries to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Airlines should tie-up with suppliers to import jet fuel


February 16th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) The civil aviation ministry Thursday said domestic airlines interested in importing jet fuel should tie up with suppliers who have the infrastructure to import ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Reliance MediaWorks in expansion mode with south India focus


February 1st, 2012 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 1 (IANS) Reliance MediaWorks, the entertainment arm of the Anil Ambani-led industrial house, is expanding its domestic operations across films, TV commercials and broadcasting through strategic alliances and ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

IGNOU to focus on more foreign tie-ups


January 28th, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), one of the world's largest universities, will be focusing on more foreign tie-ups in order to provide more ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Canadian delegation shows interest in tie-up with Kerala


January 11th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 11 (IANS) A Canadian delegation of law makers and businessmen Wednesday held a meeting with Kerala chief minister Oommen Chandy and his senior cabinet colleagues here and expressed ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

I wish I had made ‘RA.One’ better: SRK


January 10th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, who says marketing has become an indispensable part of filmmaking because of the rising ticket prices, used the best ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Now TV serials shot in foreign shores


January 7th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) From the famous Sydney Opera House in Australia to beautiful exotic locales in Switzerland and Macau, small screen fiction as well as reality shows are ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Insurance firms might find draft bancassurance guidelines difficult


January 3rd, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 3 (IANS) The draft guidelines on bancassurance by the Insurance Regulatory Development Authority (IRDA) may turn out to be difficult for a few insurance companies in the country, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

CBI busts railway recruitment scam, arrests two


January 2nd, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 2 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation has busted a railway recruitment scam, involving some senior officials and politicians, an agency official said here Monday.Describing the developments as ... Read more...

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Potpouri of hits - Top 10 Bollywood movies (2011 in Retrospect) (To go with Bollywood went from gloom to glory)


December 15th, 2011 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) From real life sagas to sci-fi and experimental to sentimental dramas - Bollywood's potpourri of hits offered a wide range of themes. Films like ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Kinetic Engineering and Kinetic Motor to merge


December 9th, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Dec 9 (IANS) In a strategic move, two Firodia Group companies, Kinetic Engineering and Kinetic Motor, would merge into a single entity."We are confident that amalgamation of Kinetic Motor ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Qatar Airways backs FDI in aviation


November 23rd, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 23 (IANS) Stating that Indian carriers lacked sufficient financial strength to grow, a top Qatar Airways official Wednesday welcomed the commerce ministry's recommendation allowing 26 percent foreign direct ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘Huge potential for India-Italy defence industry cooperation’


November 1st, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) There is tremendous potential for defence cooperation between India and Italy and the opportunities have grown manifold with the reforms introduced in this country's offsets ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

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