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Modi claims Sharad Pawar left field before fighting as he was aware of BJP wave in country  Apr 20, 9:00 pm
Jalgaon, (Maharashtra), Apr. 20 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Sunday said Minister of Agriculture Sharad Pawar was a clever politician because he stepped back from contesting six months back as he had already realized that there was a BJP wave in the country.
Indian Inc. has important role in developing standards: Cabinet Secretary  Apr 16, 8:37 pm
New Delhi, Apr.16 (ANI): Delivering the inaugural address at the Standards Conclave: Role of Standards in International Trade: Challenges Opportunities and Issues, organized by the Confederation of Indian Industry and the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Cabinet Secretary Ajit Seth said on Wednesday that: "Indian industry has an important role to play in developing standards in India."
UN envoy blasts British 'boys' club' sexist culture  Apr 16, 2:41 pm
London, Apr. 16 (ANI): UN special rapporteur on violence against women Rashida Manjoo has denounced a 'boys' club sexist culture' in Britain.
Ellen DeGeneres named most powerful gay celeb  Apr 16, 12:42 pm
Washington, April 16 (ANI): Ellen DeGeneres has topped the Out magazine's 2014 Power List, which is the annual ranking of the most influential LGBT voices in American culture.
Extroverts make for happier humans across cultures  Apr 16, 11:34 am
Washington, April 16 (ANI): A new study has found that acting extroverted not only leads to more positive feelings across several cultures, but people also report more upbeat behavior when they feel free to be themselves.
Photo manipulation apps slammed for promoting 'thinness'  Apr 5, 2:02 pm
Melbourne, Apr 5 (ANI): Body image experts have slammed photo manipulation apps used by celebrities, saying that they promote a culture of "thinness" and create a breeding ground for body image disorders.
Floriculture department in Kashmir offers treat to hobby growers  Apr 5, 2:02 pm
Srinagar, Apr.5 (ANI): The Floriculture Department in Jammu and Kashmir has started selling flower seedlings and saplings at subsidised rates to its residents, flower growers and enthusiasts, in the valley.
Tripura hosts cultural festival to propagate message of peace and unity  Apr 4, 5:30 pm
Agartala (Tripura), Apr.4 (ANI): Cultural events play an important role in promoting better understanding among people from different regions, besides helping in highlighting the rich culture.
President calls on IISc and IISERs to promote a culture of excellence  Apr 3, 6:56 pm
New Delhi, Apr.3 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday addressed a meeting of the Directors of Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore and Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research (IISERs).
Kerala's Kanan Devan Hills Plantations gets coveted rainforest alliance certification  Apr 2, 12:56 pm
Munnar, April.2 (ANI): In what could be reckoned as an unparalleled achievement, the Munnar-based Kanan Devan Hills Plantations Co. (P) Ltd. has received the coveted Rainforest Alliance (RA) certification, a global recognition bestowed upon over 100 types of crops and livestock, such as coffee, tea, cocoa and fruits, for following and maintaining sustainable agriculture practices.
Manmohan Singh asks people to help Congress return to power  Mar 29, 2:30 pm
Sivasagar (Assam) Mar. 29 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday spelt out the achievements of his government during the last ten years of his rule and asked people to once again repose faith on Congress.
Sports tournament in Jorhat brings together players from across the country  Mar 28, 3:49 pm
Jorhat, Mar 28 (ANI): Sports can play an important role in bringing people together and fostering better understanding. Young sports enthusiasts from across the country recently came together in Assam's Jorhat district for the 15th All India Agriculture University Games and Sports Tournament.
New breakthrough could help thwart recurrent urinary tract infections  Mar 26, 10:32 am
Washington, March 26 (ANI): Researchers have shown that when chitosan - used in agriculture as a seed treatment and biopesticide - is given in conjunction with antibiotics, it assists the bladder in ridding itself of "reservoir" populations of bacteria that live in its deeper layers and potentially cause recurrent infections.
National Museum hosts 'The Body in Indian Art' exhibition in Delhi  Mar 25, 5:58 pm
New Delhi, Mar. 25 (ANI): The National Museum is holding a 11-week-long landmark exhibition here titled 'The Body in Indian Art'. The asks profound questions about the way in which Indians have chosen to represent the body through millennia, across region, religion and culture.
Violent video games make kids' thinking and behaviour aggressive  Mar 25, 11:37 am
Washington, March 25 (ANI): Researchers have warned that children who frequently play violent video games start to think and act more aggressively regardless of age, gender or culture.
Stem cells may help repair diseased bladders  Mar 24, 1:18 pm
Washington, March 24 (ANI): Scientists have revealed that they have developed specialized, unique cells from laboratory cultures of human stem cells that will help in curing diseased bladders.
Stem cells may help repair diseased bladders  Mar 24, 1:18 pm
Washington, March 24 (ANI): Scientists have revealed that they have developed specialized, unique cells from laboratory cultures of human stem cells that will help in curing diseased bladders.
Sharad Pawar clarifies his statement on voting twice, says was misinterpreted  Mar 23, 8:37 pm
Mumbai, Mar. 23 (ANI): Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar on Sunday clarified his statement on voting twice in the upcoming elections and said that his statement was misinterpreted.
Spicejet crew committed a dangerous act while flying: Tariq Anwar  Mar 20, 12:38 pm
New Delhi, Mar. 20 (ANI) : Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader and Union Minister of State for Agriculture Tariq Anwar termed the manner in which the crew of Spicejet risked the lives of passengers as grave.
Om Puri appreciates Lahore's culture   Mar 17, 1:41 pm
Karachi, Mar.17 (ANI): Om Puri recently met Chaudhry Shujaat, the president of Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid in Lahore, stating that artistes of both India and Pakistan were playing a major role to bring the two countries closer to each other.
Ryogoku becomes centre to Tokyo's history and culture   Mar 16, 3:39 pm
Tokyo, Mar.16 (ANI): Ryogoku is a center of Tokyo's history and culture, and home to Sumo wrestling.
Artists enthrall audience at Northeast spring festival in Dimapur  Mar 14, 3:50 pm
Dimapur, Mar. 14 (ANI): Artists from across the country recently showcased their unique folk and traditional cultures through their performances during the week long 'Northeast Spring Festival 2014' held in Dimapur.
India to quadruple revenues from Africa by 2025: McKinsey report  Mar 10, 1:46 pm
New Delhi, Mar.10 (ANI): India can aspire to quadruple its revenues from Africa to USD 160 billion by 2025 by developing its presence in sectors where India has a unique value proposition and African nations have high needs such as IT services, agriculture, infrastructure, pharmaceuticals and consumer goods, according to the McKinsey report, "Joining Hands to Unlock Africa's Potential A New Indian Industry-led Approach to Africa", released at CII Conclave.
Kapil Sibal flays Kejriwal for flying by chartered plane  Mar 8, 8:01 pm
Ahmedabad, Mar. 8 (ANI): Aam Aadmi Party Chief Arvind Kejriwal, who always claimed to be against VIP culture, has now created flutter by travelling in a chartered aircraft of corporates from pink city Jaipur to New Delhi for an event.
India signs three agreements with BIMSTEC member states  Mar 4, 1:59 pm
Nay Pyi Taw, March 4 (ANI): India on Tuesday signed three agreements with the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) members on culture exchanges, weather warning and establishment of permanent secretariat.