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China non-manufacturing sector’s growth slows


August 3rd, 2012 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 3 (IANS) The Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) of China's non-manufacturing sector, a key economic indicator, dropped 1.1 percentage points to 55.6 percent in July, new survey results have ... Read more...

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Goa bill proposes minorities panel


August 2nd, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 2 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party-led coalition government in Goa Thursday introduced a draft legislation for setting up a minorities commission.The Goa Commission for Minorities Bill, 2012, ... Read more...

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Abolish pelvic exams, China group says


March 20th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 20 (IANS) A public welfare body has urged the government to remove gynaecological examinations from the physical exams for civil service recruitment.The Beijing Yirenping Centre(BYC) made the request ... Read more...

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‘Tainted’ BJP leader files Rajya Sabha papers


March 19th, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, March 19 (IANS) Four Bharatiya Janata Party nominees, including cash-for-vote accused Faggan Singh Kulaste and former vice chairperson of the Rajya Sabha Najma Heptullah, filed their nomination papers ... Read more...

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Kinetic Engineering to launch two new gearboxes


January 17th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Auto component manufacturer Kinetic Engineering Tuesday said it will role out two new gearboxes for different customers."We have two very important programmes which are ready ... Read more...

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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...

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Pakistani makes Gandhi’s portrait with blood


October 2nd, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) It was a rare evenwt to see a Pakistani draw a portrait of Mahatma Gandhi and, that too, with his blood. Abdul Waseel presented ... Read more...

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Childless by choice: a growing norm in China


September 22nd, 2011 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) China, the world's most populous nation, is experiencing winds of demographic change. The one-child norm of Chinese couples is fast being replaced by the trend ... Read more...

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Case against Swamy for anti-Muslim views


August 2nd, 2011 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) The National Commission for Minorities (NCM) Tuesday decided to file a case against Janata Pary president Subramanian Swamy who has, in a signed newspaper article, ... Read more...

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New Sangeet Natak Akademi museum to open next month


July 18th, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) The National Museum of Performing Arts, a new archive to preserve and showcase documentary material in possession of the Sangeet Natak Akademi (SNA), will ... Read more...

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Final draft of new disability law submitted


July 1st, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) The final draft of a new disability law has been submitted to Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Mukul Wasnik, a statement said Friday.According to the ... Read more...

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‘Mango Hometown Tour’ in 6 cities of US


May 3rd, 2011 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), May 3 (ANI): Mango, the national fruit of India, is making waves in United States of America.Orlando (Florida) headquartered National Mango Board, which says that mangoes 'have become the darling ... Read more...

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Michigan Tri-Cities to have Hindu temple


December 14th, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Dec 14 (ANI): A Hindu temple, named Tri-City Hindu Temple (TCHT), has been planned for Kochville Township in Michigan (USA).Reports suggest that construction on this 10-12 thousand square feet temple, ... Read more...

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Home Ministry invites application for posts of six NDMA members


August 20th, 2010 - 8:19 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 20 (ANI): The Home Ministry has invited applications for posts of six members, including Vice-Chairperson in the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), which are falling vacant by the ... Read more...

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Fennel on two-day visit to monitor Games’ progress


August 17th, 2010 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) president Mike Fennell will begin a two-day visit here Wednesday to monitor the city's preparedness for the Oct 3-14 Games. Fennell, who arrived in ... Read more...

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CABE considering to create, maintain electronic database of academic records


June 19th, 2010 - 10:49 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 19(ANI): The 57th meeting of the Central Advisory Board of Education (CABE) was held here on Saturday under the Chairmanship of Union Minister of Human Resource Development Kapil ... Read more...

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Pakistani-origin woman is Conservative Party chairperson


May 13th, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 13 (IANS) Sayeeda Warsi, an unelected member of the House of Lords, said after being named a cabinet minister in Britain's new government that she was proud of being ... Read more...

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Prominent Indian women bag awards for outstanding endeavours


May 6th, 2010 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) Prominent women of India, including Barkha Dutt, Vandana Luthra, Renu Sud Karnad and Swati Piramal, were Thursday awarded for their achievements and the roles they played in ... Read more...

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Gujarat cricket body distances from IPL controversy


April 15th, 2010 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, April 15 (IANS) Amit Shah, vice chairperson of the Gujarat Cricket Association (GCA), chose to distance the state's premier cricket body and Chief Minister Narendra Modi from the raging ... Read more...

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Encouraging response for Kabaddi world cup


March 29th, 2010 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 29 (IANS) The Punjab government has received an overwhelming reponse for the first Kabaddi World Cup with as many as 15 private sponsors stepping in for the event. Called ‘World ... Read more...

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13 Kabaddi players test positive ahead of World Cup


March 29th, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 29 (IANS) In a major embarrassment before the inaugural Kabaddi World Cup starting at Patiala April 3, thirteen of the 29 Indian players have failed a dope test. The samples of ... Read more...

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Turkish cargo handling firm to invest $100 mn in India


February 8th, 2010 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Celebi Holding, a major player in the Turkish airport ground handling and cargo operations, Monday said it will invest $100 million (Rs.500 crore) in India after bagging ... Read more...

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It’s honour for my organisation, not me: Padma Shri awardee


January 26th, 2010 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 26 (IANS) Surprised but happy, social activist Sudha Kaul feels the Padma Shri award given to her belongs to all those who worked collectively for the cause of disabled children ... Read more...

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UAE to be vice-chair of UN aviation body’s transport committee


January 20th, 2010 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Jan 20 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) representative has been unanimously elected as vice-chairperson of the Air Transport Committee of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). Captain Aysha Al Hamili was ... Read more...

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PBG-Jindal bags Amity Polo Cup Finals 2009 in Delhi


December 14th, 2009 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec. 14 (ANI): Captivating, exhilarating, thrilling, stimulating, awe-inspiring, heart throbbing- the list of unending superlatives describe the exciting finals of Amity Polo Cup 2009, which was played at Jaipur Polo ... Read more...

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Tibetan women in-exile hail silver jubilee of their association in Dharamsala


September 10th, 2009 - 9:15 pm ICT by ANI
Dharamsala, Sep 10(ANI): The Tibetan Women's Association (TWA), a group working for Tibetan women and raising awareness at various platforms about their condition in Tibet, celebrated their silver jubilee in exile in ... Read more...

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Clinton conquered everybody in one shot: Swati Piramal


July 18th, 2009 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Quaid Najmi Mumbai, July 18 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton had India's head honchos completely bowled over during their meeting in the Taj hotel here Saturday, said top businesswoman Swati ... Read more...

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Arunachal Pradesh Congress MP blames China for hindering development


June 13th, 2009 - 7:56 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, June 13 (ANI): Congress MP from Arunachal East Constituency Takam Sanjoy has said the Chinese Government is blocking the development of Arunachal Pradesh by objecting to a loan from the Asian ... Read more...

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British Sikh police want bulletproof turbans


May 8th, 2009 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 8 (IANS) Sikh police officers in Britain want special bulletproof turbans to be developed so they can serve in firearm units, a media report said. The Sikh religion requires its male ... Read more...

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Sikhs demand representation in Jharkhand minority panel


May 7th, 2009 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 7 (IANS) Sikhs in Jharkhand Thursday filed a petition in the high court here demanding appointment of their community member as vice-chairperson of the state's Minority Commission. The Central Gurudwara Prabandhak ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh BJP candidate arrested for flouting poll code, gets bail (Lead)


April 17th, 2009 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, April 17 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) candidate from Madhya Pradesh's Mandsaur parliamentary constituency, Laxmi Narayan Pande, was arrested Friday for violating the poll code and later released on ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh BJP candidate arrested for poll code violation


April 17th, 2009 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, April 17 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate from Madhya Pradesh's Mandsaur parliamentary constituency, Laxmi Narayan Pande, was arrested Friday for violating the poll code, police said. "Pandey ... Read more...

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Indians elated as Mallya wins bid for Gandhi memorabilia


March 6th, 2009 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) Although disappointed that the auction of Gandhi's memorabilia went through as scheduled in New York, Indians, young and old, were elated that the Mahatma's personal belongings will ... Read more...

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Granddaughter wants auction of Mahatma’s memorabilia withdrawn


March 4th, 2009 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Mahatma Gandhi's granddaughter Tara Gandhi Bhattacharjee Wednesday urged the auctioneers of his personal belongings to withdraw the process and hand them over to India, respecting the sentiments ... Read more...

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Arjun Singh to chair 55th meeting of Central Advisory Board of Education today


February 10th, 2009 - 11:01 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 10 (ANI): Union Minister for Human Resource Development Arjun Singh will chair the 55th meeting of the Central Advisory Board of Education (CABE) here today.M. A. A. ... Read more...

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