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10K run augurs well for India: Linford Christie

May 24th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 24 (IANS) Endorsing the TCS World 10K run to be held here Sunday, former World sprint champion Linford Christie Thursday hoped that the event would inspire a new ... Read more...

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India, Qatar deepen energy ties, seek to promote investments (News Analysis)

April 13th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) With growing demands for oil and gas and uncertainty looming over supplies from sanctions-hit Iran, India has sought to deepen energy ties with Qatar. ... Read more...

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Qatari emir to visit India, with gas sale, investment on agenda

March 4th, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Qatar's Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al Thani, one of the world's richest monarchs and whose tiny country of barely two million people has ... Read more...

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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 |

Spices for Indian kitchens from distant Comoros

February 23rd, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
By Shubha Singh New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Spices such as cloves and pepper used in Indian kitchens will soon have a flavour of Comoros, an Indian Ocean island nation located in ... Read more...

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Bhutanese ‘trick’ makes Manmohan, Gilani neighbours (Thimphu Diary)

April 28th, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
By Sarwar Kashani Thimphu, April 28 (IANS) Political antagonism may have kept Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani from meeting more often, but the leaders ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Everest to be Edmund Hillary’s last resting place

April 1st, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, April 1 (IANS) Mt Everest, the world's highest peak whose name came to be inextricably associated with its first conqueror, Sir Edmund Hillary, will be the last resting place ... Read more...

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Slovenia, who are you? (Team Profile)

December 2nd, 2009 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Ljubljana, Dec 2 (DPA) Who are Robert Koren, Samir Handanovic, Bojan Jokic, Marko Suler or Miso Brecko? They are footballers, overshadowed to virtual anonymity by bright stars such as Andrei Arshavin or ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka’s 26-year war ends as LTTE leader Prabhakaran killed (Intro Roundup)

May 18th, 2009 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, May 18 (IANS) Sri Lanka's 26-year-long insurgency ended with a blaze of bullets as Velupillai Prabhakaran, the dreaded chief of the Tamil Tigers that was responsible for assassinating Indian prime minister ... Read more...

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McCain goes for Obamas jugular in latest ad

August 28th, 2008 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug.28 (ANI): Seeking to destroy Democrat presidential nominee Barack Obamas credibility ahead of the November 4 polls, Republican John McCains campaign has launched a new attack on the formers foreign ... Read more...

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Kuwaiti Sheikh facing death, begs for mercy from royal family

August 13th, 2008 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.13 (ANI): Sheikh Talal Nasser al-Sabah believed that being a relative of Kuwait''s rulers would protect him, but now having been sentenced to death by hanging for drug trafficking, he ... Read more...

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For tourism, India should flaunt 20 best brands: experts

May 30th, 2008 - 12:04 pm ICT by admin
By Kavita Bajeli-Datt New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) India should come up with 20 best brands - or destinations - to attract visitors instead of promoting the entire country through the 'Incredible India' ... Read more...

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