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More trouble for Kanda, could face charges in cheque bounce case


August 30th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Even as he is fighting off charges of involvement in the suicide of ex-employee Geetika Sharma, former Haryana minister Gopal Goyal Kanda could be booked ... Read more...

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Air India to resume flights to most global destinations


August 12th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Come September, Air India will have all its Boeing 777s pressed into service and flights restarted to important destinations like Hong Kong, Seoul, Frankfurt and ... Read more...

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FDA approves personalized therapy for tough-to-treat colorectal cancer


July 26th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) There's new hope for colorectal cancer (CRC) patients with the US FDA approving the first personalized therapy for its treatment. More than 42,000 new CRC ... Read more...

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First lady media advisor appointed for J&K;


July 25th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 25 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government will now have its first woman media advisor, an official statement said Wednesday.Bharti Vaid, 52, who is currently the Additional Director ... Read more...

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Air India to reactivate east Asia routes, plans operational rebound


June 21st, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
By-Rohit VaidNew Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Strike-hit national carrier Air India will reactive flights between the national capital and east Asian destinations like Shanghai, Tokyo and Hong Kong in phases ... Read more...

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M.F. Husain to be remembered on death anniversary (With Image)


June 2nd, 2012 - 9:56 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Close friends, fans and fellow artists will remember Maqbool Fida Husain, one of India's greatest contemporary artists, on his first death anniversary June 9 with ... Read more...

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Court tells Azhar to pay Rs.15 lakh cost


March 7th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) A Delhi court Wednesday directed former Indian cricket captain and MP Mohammed Azharuddin to pay Rs.15 lakh as cost for wasting the court's time after ... Read more...

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‘Naina lagey’ stands out in ‘Soundtrack’ music (IANS Music Review)


August 29th, 2011 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Soundtrack"; Music Directors: Midival Punditz, Karsh Kale, Kailash Kher, Laxmikant Kudalkar, Pyarelal, Ankur Tewari and Papon; Lyricists: Dhruv Jagasia, Anushka Manchanda, Kailash Kher, Majrooh Sultanpuri, Ankur Tewari, Papon and Anand ... Read more...

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CBSE results: Toppers euphoric, credit parents and teachers


May 23rd, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Initial disbelief gave way to euphoria and celebrations as several students appearing in the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) Class 12 examinations found they ... Read more...

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Golden returns from silver push prices to all-time high


February 27th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Rohit Vaid New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) Unrest in the Arab world has been rocking Indian stocks, taking the bottom out of key indices, but it has also led to the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Can share Indians’ Swiss bank account details: Envoy


February 13th, 2011 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
By Rohit Vaid New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) Switzerland is willing to share information on Indians holding secret bank accounts there as part of New Delhi's effort to bring back an estimated ... Read more...

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Foreign firms eye Indian lesbian, gay travel pie


January 31st, 2011 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
By Rohit Vaid New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) With India becoming a favoured destination among gay travellers, many international gay travel agencies are keen to open shop in India to cater to this ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Auto industry to entice customers with new launches in 2011


January 16th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Rohit Vaid New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) After robust sales last year, the Indian automobile industry seems set to sustain the growth trajectory in 2011 with a slew of new launches, while ... Read more...

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Book hails Binayak Sen as ‘reluctant hero’


January 8th, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) Although a court found rights activist doctor Binayak Sen guilty of sedition, he remains a god for his patients whose lives he changed, says Minnie Vaid, whose ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

India again saw gold rush despite robust stock markets (2010 in Retrospect)


December 28th, 2010 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Rohit Vaid and Priyanka Sahay New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) Despite the sharp recovery of India's capital markets, appetite for gold in the world's largest consumer of the precious yellow metal ... Read more...

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Gay community asserts identity with pink products


November 29th, 2010 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Rohit Vaid New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Mugs and T-shirts with witty one liners like "Jalebii High", "Pink Sheep of the Family", "Haan Hoo! Toh?" (Yes I am! So?) are catching up ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Indian, Pakistani traders want less restrictions


November 21st, 2010 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Rohit Vaid New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Indian and Pakistani businessmen at the 30th India International Trade Fair (IITF) want more access to each other's markets and removal of various barriers to ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Delhiites eye good luck charm, chillies at trade fair


November 18th, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Rohit Vaid New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) "Laws should be made, not against quacks but against superstition," it is said, but traders from Turkey, Thailand and Hong Kong would beg to ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

India’s pink industry keeps pace with growth in West


October 11th, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Rohit Vaid New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) A niche market spanning clothing and fashion accessories, tourism and media targeted at the lesbian/gay/bisexualransgender (LGBT) community is fast growing in India, with entrepreneurs wanting ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Delhi’s street vendors now get quit orders


September 27th, 2010 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
By Rohit Vaid New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) As Delhi dresses up for the Commonwealth Games and covers up its warts, the ubiquitous street vendor selling vegetables, fruits, cigarettes, utilities or quick eats ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Prevention is best medicine for cancer: Experts


September 19th, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Preventive care would prove to be the best medicine for cancer in India, experts believe. "Preventive oncology is the treatment India needs for curbing cancer because over 55 ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Chopper makers hope Delhi heliport will fuel growth


September 15th, 2010 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
By Rohit Vaid New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Major international helicopter manufacturers Wednesday said that they were optimistic about the growth of the industry in India with the upcoming infrastructural facilities like a ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Delhi to get its first heliport by mid-September


September 6th, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Rohit Vaid New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) A mega heliport at Rohini in north Delhi and a helipad for the Commonwealth Games (CWG) being built by state-run Pawan Hans Helicopter Limited (PHHL) ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India now has seven magazines on gay issues


August 8th, 2010 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Rohit Vaid New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) After a far-reaching judgment on homosexuality last year, India's publishing world is abuzz with as many as seven magazines on issues of interest and concern ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

NTPC adds 490 MW to power the Commonwealth Games


July 25th, 2010 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
BY Rohit Vaid New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) State-run power utility NTPC has added 490 MW, commissioning the second unit of its Dadri plant near here, to power the 2010 Commonwealth Games, beginning ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Happy to be gay - customised holidays, clothes and more


July 2nd, 2010 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
By Rohit Vaid New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) T-shirts with witty one-liners, an e-bookstore and a dedicated gay travel boutique - customised products have become increasingly popular among India's gay community looking ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Mirchpur caste riot victims want justice, not new houses


June 2nd, 2010 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Rohit Vaid New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) The Supreme Court directive to provide protection and new houses to the victims of caste violence in Haryana's Mirchpur village gave no solace to the ... Read more...

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Delhi airport’s new terminal promises faster check-ins


May 19th, 2010 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Rohit Vaid New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Come July, passengers flying out of the upcoming terminal at the Indira Gandhi International Airport won't have to encounter serpentine queues at the check-in counters, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Tongawalas mourn the death of a legacy


May 10th, 2010 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Rohit Vaid New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) "What would Delhi be without India Gate and Qutub Minar? These are just monuments. But we are a living tradition...", moaned an elderly tongawala, the ... Read more...

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Hong Kong firm landscaping, beautifying Delhi’s newest airport terminal


May 10th, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
By Rohit Vaid New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) If you drive to or from the soon-to-be-opened Terminal-3 (T-3) of the international airport here, you are bound to notice the sidewalks and causeways fast ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Risking all for scrap - all in a day’s work in Mayapuri junkyard


April 15th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
By Rohit Vaid New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Seven colleagues lie in hospital battling the severe after effects of exposure to radioactive Cobalt 60 found in medical waste, but scrap dealers in west ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Nature lovers participate in ‘Save Tiger Campaign’


February 13th, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Jaipur, Feb 13 (ANI): Nature lovers from different professional backgrounds have come forward to actively participate in 'Save Tiger Campaign' in Jaipur.These people do not run an organization and are not doing ... Read more...

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‘Mohandas’ - engaging thriller but lacks punch (IANS Film Review - Ratings: ***)


September 4th, 2009 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Film: "Mohandas"; Cast: Nakul Vaid, Sonali Kulkarni, Sharbani Mukherjee, Sushant Singh; Director: Mazhar Kamran; Ratings: ***Based on a true story, "Mohandas" is about a shy young poverty-stricken man, played ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Charge sheet filed in Kachru ragging case


August 11th, 2009 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 11 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh police Tuesday filed the charge sheet against four medical students accused of allegedly ragging a first-year student, leading to his death in March this year, ... Read more...

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Garment exports slip 15.4 percent in first quarter


August 4th, 2009 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Garment exports fell 15.4 percent in the first quarter this fiscal, an industry body said Tuesday. According to data released by the Apparel Export Promotion Council (AEPC), ... Read more...

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