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Compile findings as part of `Vision 2030`: Kalam

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 21:49

Former president APJ Abdul Kalam Friday asked IIM-Shillong students to compile their findings and suggestions on various topics as part of their "Vision 2030 for the Dimensions of Development in India".

Textiles Ministry sets export target of USD 45 bn for 2014-15

Textiles Ministry sets export target of USD 45 bn for 2014-15

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 21:48

The Textiles Ministry has set an export target of USD 45 billion for textile products in the current fiscal, Parliament was informed on Friday.

India records highest social networking growth: Study

India records highest social networking growth: Study

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 21:34

More Indians are logging into Facebook and Twitter accounts, as evident from a record growth of 37 percent in social networking during 2013, according to a study by eMarketer.

ISPAI to help people in small towns to set up telecom networks

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 21:27

Amid huge push for spreading broadband services by the government in the country, Internet industry body ISPAI Friday said that it along with other associations will run workshops in small towns and cities to train people on setting up telecom and data networks business.

India wants upscaling of ambition in Kyoto Protocol period

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 21:20

India today emphasised the need for immediate upscaling of ambition in the Kyoto Protocol second Commitment period and its early ratification by all Kyoto Protocol Parties.

Commonwealth Games: India men`s hockey team defeats Wales 3-1

Commonwealth Games: India men`s hockey team defeats Wales 3-1

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 21:16

India on Friday began their Commonwealth Games men`s hockey campaign with a facile 3-1 win over lowly Wales in a Pool A tie at the Glasgow National Hockey Centre here.

China reacts cautiously to trilateral Malabar naval drills

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 21:02

Keeping a close watch on Malabar exercises involving the navies of India, Japan and the US, a wary China on Friday reacted cautiously to the drills hoping that they would be conducive to peace and stability in the Asia-Pacific region.

Sania dragged into unnecessary controversy: Asha Bhosle

Sania dragged into unnecessary controversy: Asha Bhosle

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 21:00

Legendary Indian singer Asha Bhosle Friday spoke up for tennis star Sania Mirza, who was at the receiving end of criticism on her appointment as Telangana`s brand ambassador, saying it`s an `unneccessary controversy`.

Post-election activity in India to pick up gradually, says IMF

Post-election activity in India to pick up gradually, says IMF

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 20:50

In its update, the IMF has projected a 5.4 growth rate for India in the year 2014 and 6.4 in the year 2015.

India avoids growth downgrade by IMF

India avoids growth downgrade by IMF

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 20:38

India is the only country in the BRICS grouping that has avoided a growth downgrade by IMF as it retained the country's economic expansion forecast at 5.4 percent for the current fiscal.

India expands defence wing in China

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 20:01

India has expanded the strength of its defence attaches in China by adding Navy and Air Force officials in addition to a senior officer from the Army to step up engagement between the armed forces of the two sides.

EU, Australia-led group unite against India at WTO

EU, Australia-led group unite against India at WTO

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 19:54

Unconvinced by India's line that it will not sign the Trade Facilitation Agreement at WTO unless its food security concerns are addressed, a large block of global powers have joined hands against New Delhi in Geneva where negotiations on this matter are going on.