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Journalists should refresh knowledge: Speaker


August 30th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar Thursday asked journalists to keep refreshing their knowledge to better disseminate facts including on parliamentary processes to the public.Inaugurating ... Read more...

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Ansari re-elected vice president with wide margin (Intro Roundup)


August 8th, 2012 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) UPA candidate Hamid Ansari Tuesday defeated NDA nominee Jaswant Singh by a comfortable margin of 252 votes in the vice presidential election to secure ... Read more...

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Ansari re-elected vice president with comfortable margin (Roundup)


August 7th, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) UPA candidate Hamid Ansari scored comfortable victory in the vice-presidential election Tuesday, defeating NDA nominee Jaswant Singh by 238 votes to secure another term ... Read more...

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Bansal doesn’t favour shifting parliament to new building


August 3rd, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The idea of shifting parliament to a new building has not found favour with Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal, who feels that the heritage ... Read more...

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Public debate needed on future of Parliament House: Lok Sabha secretary general


July 29th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) The 85-year-old Parliament House, one of New Delhi's iconic buildings and tourist landmarks, is getting old and needs to be preserved as a heritage for ... Read more...

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Jaswant files nomination for vice presidential poll (Lead)


July 20th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) National Democratic Alliance (NDA) candidate for the vice presidential poll Jaswant Singh Friday filed his nomination papers in the presence of Bharatiya Janata Party ... Read more...

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Jaswant files nomination for vice presidential poll


July 20th, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) candidate for the vice presidential poll, Jaswant Singh Friday filed his nomination papers in the presence of Bharatiya Janata ... Read more...

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Speaker’s nod for panel to suggest new home for parliament (Lead)


July 14th, 2012 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Parliament may have a new building in place of the existing 85-year-old heritage structure with Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar giving approval for setting ... Read more...

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Speaker sets up panel to suggest new home for parliament


July 13th, 2012 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Parliament may have a new building in place of the existing 85-year-old heritage structure with Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar giving approval to set ... Read more...

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Bengal asks Anand to help at proposed chess academy


July 13th, 2012 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 12 (IANS) The West Bengal government Thursday requested world champion Viswanathan Anand to give occasional tips to trainees at its proposed chess academy.The chess genius "principally agreed", but ... Read more...

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No retirement yet for Vishy Anand (Roundup)


June 3rd, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 3 (IANS) At 42, Viswanathan Anand, who last week won his fifth World title defeating Boris Gelfand of Israel in Moscow, asserted that he has not thought of ... Read more...

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Sport ministry announces Rs. 10 lakh cash award for Anand


May 31st, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) The union sports ministry has announced a Rs. 10 lakh cash award for Viswanathan Anand, crowned the World Chess Champion for the fifth time."We have ... Read more...

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Bosch Q1 net up 23 percent


May 8th, 2012 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 7 (IANS) Leading automotive and industrial products firm Bosch Ltd reported net profit of Rs.336 crore for the first January-March first quarter of 2012, registering a 23 percent ... Read more...

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Indian MPs in New Zealand to meet PM


April 12th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar, leading an Indian parliamentary delegation, Thursday left for New Zealand on an official trip during which she will call ... Read more...

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Former Anna University chief’s residence raided


March 16th, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 16 (IANS) The Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption (DVAC) Friday raided the residence of former Anna University vice chancellor D. Viswanathan and other officials for allegedly fabricating bogus ... Read more...

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Bosch India net up 31 percent in 2011


February 28th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 28 (IANS) Bosch Limited posted Rs.1,123 crore (Rs.11.23 billion) net profit for calendar year 2011, registering 31-percent increase year-on-year, the Indian subsidiary of the German automotive component major ... Read more...

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Indian parliamentary delegation arrives in Pakistan


February 21st, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) An Indian parliamentary delegation led by Lok Speaker Meira Kumar arrived in Pakistan Tuesday.The 10-member delegation also inlcudes Bharatiya Janata Party's Shahnawaz Hussain and ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha Speaker heads MPs team to South American nations


January 14th, 2012 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar is leading an Indian parliamentary delegation on a week-long official visit to Chile, Uruguay and Paraguay for an interaction ... Read more...

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Sonata Software forms joint venture in Qatar


December 21st, 2011 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 21 (IANS) Leading technology solutions firm Sonata Software Ltd. has formed a joint venture with Mohammad Nasser Abdullah Al Misnad to provide enterprise services in the Arab state, ... Read more...

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Kalam unveils Bosch research centre at IISc


November 8th, 2011 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 8 (IANS) Former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Tuesday unveiled the Robert Bosch Centre for Cyber Physical Systems at the premier Indian Institute of Science (IISc) here."I believe that ... Read more...

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GM Viswanathan Anand pleased with children taking to chess


July 6th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 6 (IANS) World chess champion and NIIT MindChampion Viswanathan Anand Wednesday expressed happiness that young minds are taking to the game."It is heartening to note that young children ... Read more...

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Air India makes turnaround pitch to bankers


April 8th, 2011 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 8 (IANS) Beleagured flag carrier Air India made a strong pitch of its turaround plan before bankers here Friday as financial restructuring is at the ... Read more...

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Rajaratnam made millions on tips from Indian Americans


March 22nd, 2011 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 22 (IANS) Hedge fund tycoon Raj Rajaratnam made $4 million in a day by doubling his stake in Hilton thanks to a tip from an Indian origin Moody's ... Read more...

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Bosch India net up 45 percent on robust growth


March 1st, 2011 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 1 (IANS) Bosch India Ltd posted Rs.859 crore profit for calendar year 2010, registering a strong 45 percent year-on-year (YoY) growth over 2009, the Indian subsidiary of the global German ... Read more...

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Missing Indian millionaire’s siblings looking for answers in Malaysia


September 29th, 2010 - 3:37 pm ICT by ANI
Klang (Malaysia), Sept.29 (ANI): Siblings of missing Indian millionaire businessman A. Muthuraja, 37, are leaving no stone unturned in their efforts to locate their brother who has gone missing in Malaysia.According to ... Read more...

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Former law secretary Vishwanathan is new Lok Sabha secretary general


September 27th, 2010 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Former law secretary T.K. Viswanathan was Monday appointed as the new secretary-general of the Lok Sabha and will assume office Oct 1, an official statement said. ... Read more...

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Unscrupulous people nixing search for missing Indian millionaire in Malaysia, claims brother


September 27th, 2010 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Sept 28 (ANI): The youngest brother of missing Indian millionaire, A. Muthuraja, has claimed that some unscrupulous people have taken advantage of his family's helplessness and desperation and cheated them ... Read more...

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Indian’s disappearance in Malaysia being probed


September 23rd, 2010 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Sep 23 (IANS) An investigation has been launched into the disappearance of an Indian businessman in Malaysia as police suspect he was murdered. A. Muthuraja arrived here in January to conclude ... Read more...

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Two held in Malaysia for trying to extort money from Indian


September 19th, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Sep 19 (IANS) Malaysian police have arrested two people who posed as policemen and telephoned a missing Indian millionaire's wife to demand money for his safe return. Selangor state police ... Read more...

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Missing Indian entrepreneur Muthuraja’s family believes he is still alive


September 19th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Sept 19 (ANI): Family members of missing In­­dian multi-millionaire A. Muthuraja believe he is still alive and is being kept in captivity by some unscrupulous people.Muthuraja father E. Allal Kathan ... Read more...

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Vishwanathan Anand honoured with Lifetime Achievement Award


September 8th, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Sep 8 (ANI): The Rotary Club of Madras conferred the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award on World Chess Champion Vishwanathan Anand here on Tuesday.Accepting the trophy from S. Gunashekar, club president, Anand ... Read more...

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Movie Preview: Kattradhu Kalavu


January 23rd, 2010 - 6:26 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Though his debut film Alibaba wasn't a great hit at box office, actor Krishna gained more appreciations for his promising performance. Now, the young actor is gearing up for the release of ... Read more...

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600 Indian farmers face eviction from Malaysia’s Cameron Highlands


January 8th, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 8 (ANI): Six hundred Indian families, who have been involved in agriculture for the past 50 years in Cameron Highlands, about 214 km north of Kuala Lumpur, are now ... Read more...

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Envoy lauded for boosting Indian-Latin American ties


December 11th, 2009 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) calls him "Mr. Latin America". And in Latin America, Rengaraj Viswanathan, India's ambassador to Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay, is hailed for ... Read more...

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‘Too white’ BBC Radio 4 plans to chase Hindu, Muslim, Black audience


November 29th, 2009 - 3:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov. 29 (ANI): After facing criticism that it was "too white" to appeal to the ethnic minorities, BBC Radio 4 is reviewing its programming in order to expand its reach among ... Read more...

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