visiting india

DMK to participate in Sep 20 bandh


September 18th, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 18 (IANS) The DMK, a major constituent of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) central government, Tuesday announced that it would participate in the opposition sponsored Sep 20 bandh ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

IAEA team to review safety of Rajasthan atomic plants


September 18th, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) In the wake of growing nuclear safety concerns in India, a team of experts from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) will visit Rajasthan in ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

India posts 25 percent increase in visas on arrival


September 11th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) A total of 9,412 visas on arrival (VoAs) were issued till August compared to 7,514 during corresponding period of 2011, registering a growth of 25.3 ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India, China, Pakistan dialogue on Afghanistan?


September 9th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) With the prospect of regional rivalries intensifying over Afghanistan, China is thinking of proposing a trilateral dialogue among New Delhi, Beijing and Islamabad on ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Ensure safety of Sri Lankans in India: Amnesty


September 6th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Rights group Amnesty International Thursday asked the Tamil Nadu government to ensure safety of Sri Lankans visiting India and investigate the recent attacks on them."The ... Read more...

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DMK to submit Tamil meet resolutions to UN: Karunanidhi


September 4th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 4 (IANS) DMK president M.Karunanidhi Tuesday said that his party will send the resolutions passed at the Tamil Eelam Supporters Organisation (TESO) meet here to the United Nations ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Travel advisory: India assures safety to visiting Sri Lankans (Lead)


September 4th, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Amid reports of attack on buses carrying Sri Lankan pilgrims in Tamil Nadu and a travel advisory issued by Colombo, the government Tuesday assured that ... Read more...

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India, China to discuss ramp up in military ties


September 2nd, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) India and China are likely to ramp up military ties when they discuss from Monday possible resumption of joint army exercise from 2013, apart from ... Read more...

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India more opportunity than threat: Pakistani daily


August 29th, 2012 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 29 (IANS) India is more opportunity than threat, said a Pakistani daily that noted the thaw in ties between Islamabad and New Delhi."Today, India is more opportunity ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Watch ‘Delhi In A Day’, a complete package (IANS Movie Review)


August 23rd, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Delhi In A Day"; Director: Prashant Nair; Cast: Anjali Patil, Lee Williams, Lillete Dubey, Kulbhushan Kharbanda, Victor Banerjee; Rating: ** 1/2 "Delhi In A Day" is a fine reflection of ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Sliding Chinese art mart gives India price edge


August 20th, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) A slight fallback in the Chinese art market has given Indian art the chance to grab a larger price share, says Christie's top officials visiting ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Saving tiger, tourism can go on together: Sahay


July 29th, 2012 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 28 (IANS) Union Tourism Minister Subodh Kant Sahay Saturday said a roadmap will be chalked out so that both tourism and conservation of tigers can be carried out ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

US senators seek expanded defence trade with India


July 21st, 2012 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 21 (IANS) Eyeing India's expansive multi-million dollar military modernisation programme, two top US lawmakers have asked the Pentagon to develop a closer defence relationship with New Delhi, including ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India-Singapore Friendship Group in Indian parliament launched


July 12th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) An India-Singapore Friendship Group in the Indian parliament was launched here Thursday on the visit of a four-member parliamentary delegation from Singapore.The delegation, led ... Read more...

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Rise in Visa on Arrivals in June 2012


July 11th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) The Visa on Arrivals (VoAs) recorded an increase of over 12 percent in the month of June compared to the same period last year, officials ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Foreign tourist arrivals on the rise in India


July 10th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The number of foreign tourists visiting India in the first half of 2012 increased by 7.4 percent, the tourism ministry said Tuesday adding that foreign ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Foreign, domestic tourism rises in India


July 3rd, 2012 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) The number of foreign tourists visiting India increased for the third consecutive year in 2011 while domestic tourism too has been witnessing double digit growth, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

China considering more joint military exercises with India


June 25th, 2012 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 25 (IANS) China is considering India's proposal for holding the third round of joint military exercises, codenamed Hand-in-Hand, and this is at the "working level discussions" stage, a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

New recruit Johnson eager for more success


June 18th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Gros Islet (St Lucia), June 18 (IANS/CMC) Almost from nowhere, left-arm West Indian pacer Delorn Johnson has emerged as one of the brightest fast bowling prospects in the region.If his performances ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Pakistan hopes to end polio in two years


June 1st, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Alhough natural calamities and militancy have hit the war against polio, Pakistan hopes to eradicate it from most parts of the country in two years.But ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Indian-origin woman dies of rabies in Britain


May 29th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 29 (IANS) An Indian-origin woman in Britain has died after contracting rabies due to a dog-bite she suffered while visiting India.The woman, in her 50s and from London, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Zardari writes to Manmohan for Chisty’s repatriation (Lead)


April 14th, 2012 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 14 (IANS) Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has written to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh urging him to send home on humanitarian grounds Pakistani scientist Khalil Chisty, who ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

34 percent jump in visas on arrival Jan-March


April 10th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) The visas on arrival issued to foreign tourists from 11 countries saw a jump of 34 percent during January-March this year compared to the same ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Bilawal’s Facebook fans discuss India trip


April 8th, 2012 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 8 (IANS) Bilawal Bhutto, the 24-year-old son of President Asif Ali Zardari and chairman of the Pakistan Peoples Party, has a fan following on Facebook, with some ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

FIH president Negre to meet HI, IHF next week


April 7th, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) International Hockey Federation (FIH) president Leandro Negre will be visiting India next week to sort out the differences between the two warring bodies Hockey India ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

‘Good for you’, ‘Good for the earth’ initiative to protect environment (With image)


April 5th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) If it's "Good for you", it's "Good for the earth". That's the new initiative launched by a leading beverage packager to increase awareness about environment ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Honoured to play in India: Katy Perry


April 3rd, 2012 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 3 (IANS) Pop icon Katy Perry has landed in India for her show at the opening of the fifth season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) -- ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

US unveils new scheme to ease visa renewal


March 21st, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) The US Wednesday unveiled a new initiative that exempts interviews for some categories of Indians applicants who are applying for US visas, part of a ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Large Saudi youth delegation to visit Indian technology hubs


March 20th, 2012 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) Promoting youth relations between India and Saudi Arabia, a 45-member delegation of Saudi youth will be visiting India for the first time for a ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Pakistani lawyers to visit India


March 19th, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 19 (IANS) As many as 200 Pakistani lawyers will be visiting India to interact with lawyers in Delhi and Chandigarh, Online news agency reported Monday.The delegation of the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

26/11: Pakistani judicial panel begins visit to India (Lead)


March 15th, 2012 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) A Pakistani judicial commission arrived here Wednesday and will record the statements of key officials related to the 26/11 Mumbai carnage probe, an important step ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Tech Expo displays innovations easily replicable in Africa (With Images)


March 1st, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) A machine for making low-cost sanitary napkins, an eco-friendly refrigerator, a clay cooker and a solar dryer - these are some of the cheap and ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

FIFA chief Blatter pays tribute to Sailen Manna


February 28th, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) FIFA president Sepp Blatter Tuesday paid rich tributes to India's soccer legend Sailendra Nath Manna, who passed away in Kolkata Monday.Blatter, who will be ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Australia sees rise in Indian students’ applications (Lead)


February 21st, 2012 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) After a decline, Australia is once again registering a rise in number of Indian students applying for admissions to its universities, an official said Tuesday, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Australia sees rise in Indian students’ applications


February 21st, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) After a phase of decline in Indian students going to Australia, the continent nation is once again registering a rise in number of students applying ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

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