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Usha Martin Q1 net profit down 86.5 percent


July 31st, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 31 (IANS) Usha Martin, a leading wire rope and specialty steel manufacturer, Tuesday reported a 86.48 percent decline in its consolidated net profit to Rs.3.47 crore during the ... Read more...

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World’s newest country beckons Indians to shine (Letter from Juba) (With Images)


March 18th, 2012 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Juba (South Sudan), March 18 (IANS)The world's newest nation is eight months old. I drive past our consulate at Juba, South Sudan two days after we finally announced its upgrade ... Read more...

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World’s newest country beckons Indians to shine (Letter from Juba)


March 18th, 2012 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Juba (South Sudan), March 18 (IANS)The world's newest nation is eight months old. I drive past our consulate at Juba, South Sudan two days after we finally announced its upgrade ... Read more...

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Document is best piece of evidence in proving facts: Court


March 9th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) A person can lie but not a document, observed a special Central Bureau of Investigation court while ruling that documents are the best piece of ... Read more...

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Himachal artist gets Padma Shri


January 26th, 2012 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 25 (IANS) Vijay Sharma, a Himachal Pradesh artist known for his Kangra miniature paintings, was Wednesday named for the Padma Shri award, the fourth highest civilian honour.Sharma of ... Read more...

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22 Padma Shris for art


January 25th, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Twenty-two people, including vocalist Fariduddin Dagar and theatre veteran Joy Michael, will get the Padma Shri in the field of art, it was announced here ... Read more...

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Himachal hotels booked for weekend bonanza


August 18th, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 18 (IANS) The tourism industry in Himachal Pradesh is expecting a huge rush of tourists with an extended weekend as Janmashtami holiday falls on Monday.Tourism industry representatives said ... Read more...

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Delhi heads for a day of weddings Friday


May 4th, 2011 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Within days of the royal wedding of Britain's Prince Williams and Kate Middleton that attracted global audience, Delhi will have its own wedding moments Friday ... Read more...

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Arunima recovering, mother thanks AIIMS


April 21st, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Mother of national-level volleyball player Arunima Sinha, whose leg had to be amputated after she was pushed out of a running train, Thursday thanked the ... Read more...

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Arunima stable, responding to treatment


April 20th, 2011 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) National level volleyball player Arunima Sinha, whose left leg had to be amputated after she was pushed off a running train last week, continues to ... Read more...

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Arunima’s condition stable: AIIMS Doctors


April 19th, 2011 - 9:25 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 19 (ANI): Doctors at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on Tuesday said the condition of volleyball player Arunima Sinha, who lost her leg after being thrown ... Read more...

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Injured Arunima’s condition now stable, say doctors (Lead)


April 19th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) National-level volleyball player Arunima Sinha, whose left leg had to be amputated after robbers threw her off a running train last week, is in a ... Read more...

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Shivering in Delhi? Head to sunny Himachal hills


January 7th, 2011 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 7 (IANS) If the chill in the north Indian plains is sending shivers down your spine, then head to the hills of Himachal Pradesh. Hill stations like Shimla, Kasauli ... Read more...

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Hills near Shimla get season’s first snowfall


December 29th, 2010 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 29 (IANS) The hills near Shimla experienced the season's first snowfall Wednesday, making them even more picturesque, while many popular hill station saw intermittent rain."The Kufri hill slopes near ... Read more...

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Rain, snowfall predicted in Himachal


December 28th, 2010 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 28 (IANS) The hills of Himachal Pradesh might experience rains and snowfall in the next three days, a weather official said here Tuesday."There are chances of heavy rainfall and ... Read more...

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CRPF soldiers in Kashmir Valley receive yoga training to combat stress


November 1st, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
Normal 0 By Parvez ButtSrinagar, Nov.1 (ANI): The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) officials in the Kashmir Valley receive yoga training as a stress buster, after the Valley ... Read more...

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Himachal to promote Peterhoff as heritage hotel


February 2nd, 2010 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 2 (IANS) It was home to seven viceroys during the British Raj and housed the Punjab High Court where Mahatma Gandhi's assassin Nathu Ram Godse was tried. Now the glorious ... Read more...

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Dental student attempts suicide in Ghaziabad


December 16th, 2009 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Dec 16 (IANS) An 18-year-old girl student of a dental college in Ghaziabad attempted suicide by hanging herself allegedly because of her poor academic performance, family said. Shivani Sharma, a first ... Read more...

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Now, a ‘green’ bicycle for cycling enthusiasts


December 15th, 2009 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Maitreyee Boruah Bangalore, Dec 15 (IANS) We all know cycling is eco-friendly. But how about a 'green' bicycle to take the eco-friendly mode of transport a step further?That is what a Bangalore ... Read more...

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BJP, Congress fight it out in Rajasthan by-polls


November 6th, 2009 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Nov 6 (IANS) Rajasthan's ruling Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) face each other in two assembly by-elections in Todabhim and Salumber Saturday. The by-elections were necessitated by the ... Read more...

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Danish Prime Minister meets Manmohan Singh


September 11th, 2009 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep. 11 (ANI): Danish Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in New Delhi on Friday.The two leaders discussed bilateral, regional and international issues.During the meeting, ... Read more...

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Shimla set for BJP’s ‘introspection’ meet


August 18th, 2009 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 18 (IANS) An entire hotel has been booked, tight security is in place and there are issues galore to be discussed -- this Himachal Pradesh capital is all set ... Read more...

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Four royals in fray in Rajasthan


May 6th, 2009 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
By Anil Sharma Jaipur, May 6 (IANS) Rajasthan's erstwhile royalty has made elections exciting in the desert state where 25 Lok Sabha constituencies go to the polls May 7. At least four ... Read more...

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Rajasthan BJP, Congress hit by rebels, independents


May 4th, 2009 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
By Anil Sharma Jaipur, May 4 (IANS) Rebels and independents are making life difficult for both the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the ruling Congress in the do-or-die Lok Sabha battle in ... Read more...

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Poll pitch picks up in Rajasthan


May 3rd, 2009 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, May 3 (IANS) It's not just the mercury that is rising in Rajasthan. Poll fever has touched a high too with political parties busy canvassing for votes ahead of the ... Read more...

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Gehlot becomes Rajasthan chief minister, to form ministry next week (Lead)


December 13th, 2008 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Dec 13 (IANS) Congress leader Ashok Gehlot, who was Saturday sworn in as the chief minister of Rajasthan, is likely to form his ministry next week, an aide said. Gehlot has ... Read more...

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Except Gehlot, Congress chief minister hopefuls lose in Rajasthan


December 8th, 2008 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Dec 8 (IANS) The Congress found itself in a piquant situation in Rajasthan as it raced towards victory in the assembly elections -- all except one of its chief minister hopefuls ... Read more...

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Gloom in BJP as Congress in Rajasthan celebrates


December 8th, 2008 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Dec 8 (IANS) Rajasthan's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was introspecting on what went wrong as celebrations began at the Congress office here Monday with the party headed for power in ... Read more...

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India wants economic package for tackling climate change


November 27th, 2008 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Stressing that it contributes much less to the global greenhouse emission, India Wednesday said at the upcoming climate change conference in Poland it would seek special ... Read more...

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For BJP, the enemy is within in Rajasthan


November 16th, 2008 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Nov 16 (IANS) Growing rebellion in the ranks after denial of assembly election nominations to several senior leaders in Rajasthan has become a major headache for the state's ruling Bharatiya Janata ... Read more...

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Jammu sore polls not announced


October 14th, 2008 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 14 (IANS) The uncertainty on assembly polls in Jammu and Kashmir has caused deep resentment among the people in the Jammu region who were looking forward to the elections on ... Read more...

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‘Poor’ Punjab village hot destination for bankers, car dealers


June 5th, 2008 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma Jeorheri (Punjab), June 5 (IANS) Jeorheri, on the outskirts of Punjab capital Chandigarh, does not have the best of roads. But that has not stopped bankers, investment planners and ... Read more...

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Dharamsala holds AIDS awareness meet


November 14th, 2007 - 2:45 am ICT by admin
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