All posts tagged "india"

  • Sports
    Mohit Sharma pips Ishant Sharma to post, enters India World Cup squad

    Mohit Sharma pips Ishant Sharma to post, enters India World Cup squad An old Urdu proverb described an incident where an imaginary bird (huma) sits on a pauper’s head who happened to enter a city state rather mistakenly. He was made the king of the state, said the story. The same seems...

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    We need three fast bowlers to do well at Cricket World Cup says Srinath

    We need three fast bowlers to do well at Cricket World Cup says Srinath Bowling seems to be the biggest hurdle in achieving third World Cup trophy for India. Despite some issues plaguing the Indian batting, it can still be counted among the world’s top four batting sides, if not the best....

  • Business
    India Has Potential To Lead In Nexus Of Social, Mobile, Cloud Information: Gartner

    New Delhi: – India has the potential to lead the world in the adoption of the Nexus of Forces, which is the convergence and mutual reinforcement of social interaction, mobility, cloud and information, however for this to happen a number technological and socioeconomic shifts must happen, according to Gartner, Inc. The manner...

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    Honda Amaze outsells Brio & City in India: 4,852 Amaze sold in April

    This must be a great news for Japanese car manufacturers. Recently launched Honda Amaze sedan outsells Brio...

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    175 Sri Lankan tourists to return following protests

    Chennai, (IANS) One hundred and seventy-five Sri Lankan tourists were safely escorted by police to Tamil Nadu’s Tiruchirapalli airport Tuesday when Tamil activists staged demonstrations against their visit. They are leaving for Sri Lanka late Tuesday, a senior police officer said. The Sri Lankan tourists were on a tour to Velankanni Church,...

  • Business
    Don’t scrap wind power banking: Manufacturers tell Tamil Nadu

    Chennai, (IANS) The Indian Wind Turbine Manufacturers Association (IWTMA) has asked the Tamil Nadu government to call a meeting of stake-holders in wind energy sector in the state to decide on the issues of wind power banking instead of totally scrapping it. In a letter to Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa June 22,...

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    India,South Korea draw close; step up business, military ties

    By Vishnu Makhijani Seoul, (IANS) Indicative of a growing closeness, India and South Korea Sunday aimed to double their annual trade to $40 billion by 2015, boosted military ties and eased visa norms to promote more business contacts. “Bilateral trade has risen by 65 percent over the past two years since the...

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    India will not guarantee Syrian oil imports because of turmoil

    ( The conflict in the middle-east is affecting the India’s oil security. Not only is the oil deliveries from sanctions hit Iran under pressure, apparently it will not be able to import oil from Syria either, which has come under sanctions too. India has recently voted against Syria in the UN, supporting...

  • Business
    India, Italy agree to ease business visa norms

    New Delhi, (IANS) India and Italy Tuesday agreed to liberalise business visa norms in a bid to boost bilateral trade and investments. Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma discussed the visa issue with visiting Italian Foreign Minister Giulio Maria Terzi di Sant’ Agata. “Implementation of a liberalised business visa regime will lead...

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    India, Pakistan to dismantle trade barriers

    Lahore, (IANS) Commerce Minister Anand Sharma, accompanied by business leaders of more than 100 Indian companies, Monday walked into Pakistan through the Wagah border, vowing to bring down barrier

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    Breather for Iran, as it seals payment mechanism with India

    ( India and Iran have worked out a payment mechanism for Iranian crude. The issue was crucial for both the sides as Iranian oil constitutes 12% of India consumption. Without that oil India could well have found itself in serious difficulties regarding its energy security. The US had last year not only...

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    India, Russia prepare for INDRA-2012 military drills

    Moscow, (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia and India Monday started preparations for the joint INDRA-2012 military exercises scheduled to be held in Russia this summer, a Russian official said. Lt. Col. Alexander Gordeyev, spokesman for the Eastern Military District, said: “An Indian military delegation arrived on Monday in Ulan Ude (in Russia’s Far East)...