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Kochi Startup Village to have 2,000 IT firms


September 18th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 18 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Tuesday said that in three years, 2,000 IT firms will be incubated at the Startup Village in Kochi, which has already ... Read more...

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Startup Village inks pact with Finland’s ACE


September 7th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi Sep 6 (IANS) India's first Startup Village, the only telecom incubator, Friday sealed a technological collaboration with Finland's hi-tech hub Aalto Centre for Entrepreneurship (ACE), giving a cutting edge ... Read more...

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Jaypee’s expressway to Taj cuts run from Delhi to 150 minutes (Roundup)


August 9th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Noida/Lucknow, Aug 9 (IANS) The $2.4 billion Yamuna Expressway opened its toll gates Thursday, promising to cut the travel time between New Delhi and Agra, the city of the Taj ... Read more...

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Farmers protest as Yamuna Expressway opens


August 9th, 2012 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Aug 9 (IANS) Angry farmers with black flags demonstrated in Agra to protest the opening of the 165-km Yamuna Expressway without the Uttar Pradesh government fulfilling their demands, which ... Read more...

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Yamuna Expressway opens, cutting Delhi-Agra run to 150 minutes


August 9th, 2012 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Noida/Lucknow, Aug 9 (IANS) The drive to Taj Mahal from New Delhi should take no more than two-and-a-half hours now with the inauguration of the Yamuna Expressway Thursday -- a ... Read more...

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China to shut hundreds of coal mines


July 31st, 2012 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 31 (IANS) The Chinese government has decided to close hundreds of small mines over the year to ensure safety in the coal mine industry."We should use the opportunity ... Read more...

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Government sends team of doctors to violence-hit Assam


July 27th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The central government Friday airlifted doctors and para-medics to provide medical help to hundreds of thousands of people who have been displaced and are ... Read more...

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Israeli embassy car blast: Kazmi’s custody extended


April 7th, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) A Delhi court Saturday extended till April 21 the judicial custody of journalist Syed Mohammed Ahmad Kazmi, arrested for his alleged involvement in the Feb ... Read more...

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Annan asks UNSC to speak in one voice over Syria


March 17th, 2012 - 9:58 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, March 17 (IANS) Kofi Annan, the joint special envoy of the UN and the Arab League on the Syrian crisis, said Friday that he has urged the UN ... Read more...

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Ijaz sticks to his coup claim in testimony from London (Lead)


February 22nd, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 22 (IANS) A Supreme Court appointed commission probing the memo scandal here Wednesday began recording the testimony of Pakistani-American businessman Mansoor Ijaz, the key figure in the controversy, ... Read more...

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Jasraj feels reality shows have benefited classical music


February 21st, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Feb 21 (IANS) The veteran vocalist Pandit Jasraj feels reality shows like "Indian Idol" have benefited Indian classical music and its artists."The winner of reality shows like 'Indian Idol', ... Read more...

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Pakistani official to meet Ijaz in London


February 19th, 2012 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 19 (IANS) An official of the commission probing the memo scandal has left for London to collect evidence from Pakistani American businessman Mansoor Ijaz.Commission secretary Raja Jawad Abbas ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Sentiments vs freedom: Rushdie issue festers


January 29th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) Days after Salman Rushdie was not allowed to speak at the Jaipur Literature Festival, the issue continues to touch a raw nerve among Muslim ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Rushdie is poor, sub-standard writer: Katju


January 25th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) A day after Salman Rushdie's video conference at Jaipur Literature Festival was cancelled, Press Council of India chairman Markandey Katju Wednesday said the author is ... Read more...

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‘Black farce’ says Rushdie as shut out of Jaipur even via videolink (Intro Roundup)


January 25th, 2012 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 24 (IANS) Twenty-four years after "The Satanic Verses" was banned, its India-born author Salman Rushdie was again under attack Tuesday and forced to cancel his address via videolink ... Read more...

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Visit controversy a black farce, says shocked Rushdie (Lead)


January 25th, 2012 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Author Salman Rushdie Tuesday said he was shocked that even his video-conference address at the Jaipur Literature Festival was unacceptable and termed the entire ... Read more...

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Jaipur delegates slam Rushdie ‘gag’


January 24th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 24 (IANS) The intellectuals fraternity at the Jaipur Literature Festival responded with outrage to the new "fatwa" on author Salman Rushdie, who was stopped from addressing the audience ... Read more...

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Shocking, says Salman Rushdie


January 24th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Author Salman Rushdie Tuesday said he was shocked at the situation that even screening of his video image was unacceptable at the Jaipur Literature ... Read more...

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Dikshit retracts, says no question of welcoming Rushdie (Second Lead)


January 24th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Hours after inviting Salman Rushdie to visit the capital, Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit retracted, saying there is no question of welcoming "The Satanic Verses" ... Read more...

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Rushdie welcome to visit Delhi, says Dikshit (Lead)


January 24th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Tuesday extended an invitation to author Salman Rushdie to visit the capital, saying that the "eminent writer" is welcome."We welcome ... Read more...

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Rushdie welcome to visit Delhi, says Dikshit


January 24th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Tuesday extended an invitation to author Salman Rushdie to visit the capital, saying that the "eminent writer" is welcome."One may ... Read more...

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Muslims threaten trouble if Rushdie speaks


January 24th, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 24 (IANS) Minutes before Salman Rushdie was to speak to the Jaipur Literary Festival via video link, dozens of Muslims started praying in the courtyard of the ... Read more...

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Rushdie’s video conference may be cancelled


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 23 (IANS) Salman Rushdie's interaction with the audience via video link, scheduled for Tuesday, may be cancelled citing law and order concerns, a source in the police said.The ... Read more...

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Rushdie to speak via video on ‘Midnight’s Children’ (Second Lead)


January 23rd, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 23 (IANS) Days after his visit was cancelled over security fears, author Salman Rushdie will address the Jaipur Literature Festival via a video link Tuesday, the last day ... Read more...

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Five suspended for sleeping at meeting in China


December 9th, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 9 (IANS) Five officials in China's Shanxi province have been suspended for reading newspapers or dozing off during a meeting, authorities said Friday.The five officials were given the ... Read more...

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`China’s fiscal revenues to surpass budget this year’


December 1st, 2011 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 1 (IANS) China's total fiscal revenues this year will exceed the annual budget of 9.122 trillion yuan ($1.44 trillion) due to an increased tax intake, said a minister. ... Read more...

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Putin trains with Russian ice hockey legends


November 19th, 2011 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin scored several goals while training with Russian ice hockey legends at a Moscow hockey arena Friday.The Russian premier promised to ... Read more...

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Ex-official sent to CBI custody in illegal mining case


November 14th, 2011 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 14 (IANS) A Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) special court Monday sent a former official of Andhra Pradesh government to CBI custody till Nov 21 in illegal mining ... Read more...

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Condoleezza Rice thought George Bush was poisoned


November 1st, 2011 - 9:58 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Nov 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has spoken about a scary moment at the White House shortly after the 9/11 attacks in the United States that ... Read more...

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US troops to pull out from Iraq by 2011 end


October 22nd, 2011 - 2:39 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 22 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Friday announced that all US troops stationed in Iraq will pull out of that country by the end of this year.Obama ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa answers nearly 600 more questions in assets case


October 21st, 2011 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 21 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Friday completed two-days of answering hundreds of questions from a special court judge here in the disproportionate assets case against ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa reappears in court in assets case


October 21st, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 21 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Friday resumed answering questions from a special court judge here in the disproportionate assets case against her.She had Thursday answered ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa faces 758 questions in assests case


October 21st, 2011 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 20 (IANS) Tamil Nadu chief minister J. Jayalalithaa Thursday answered 379 questions from a special court judge here in a disproportionate assets case and will face an equal ... Read more...

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UN chief discusses Libya with regional organisations


August 27th, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has discussed with heads of leading regional organisations ways to rebuild Libya after more than six months of hostilities, the ... Read more...

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Ahmedabad blasts: Bail pleas of three accused rejected (Lead)


August 8th, 2011 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Aug 8 (IANS) The bail applications of three accused in the 2008 Ahmedabad serial blasts case were Monday rejected by a court here.Twenty synchronised blasts rocked the city in ... Read more...

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