New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) China may be rising, but it is India which is uniquely poised to play a 'bridge-building role' in an Asian century and emerge as a modern power synthesising the best of the East and the West, says Kishore Mahbubani, Singapore's former envoy to the UN and a
Monday, February 19, 2007 10:07:49 AM
Bramhapuri (Maharashtra), Feb 18 (IANS) Eighty-year old Jayaram's face lights up every time his son calls him from the distant United States. But the gleam in his eyes dims each time Vijay says he would have to wait for at least a year before they could actually meet.
Sunday, February 18, 2007 1:38:48 PM
Patna, Feb 16 (IANS) An Indian Austrian re-married his German origin wife in Bihar according to strict Hindu rituals to fulfil his father's last wish here Friday.
Friday, February 16, 2007 4:53:19 PM
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 16 (IANS) Non-resident Keralites (NRKs) will soon be allowed to participate in chit funds run by the state-owned Kerala State Financial Enterprises (KSFE).
Friday, February 16, 2007 3:28:09 PM
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 14 (IANS) With the Middle East still a dream destination for many in Kerala, the state leads the rest of India in the number of passports issued.
Wednesday, February 14, 2007 3:13:48 PM
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) The Indian community in Britain is widely respected and liked, says a Tory MP, putting into perspective the escalating racism debate in Britain, particularly after verbal attacks against Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty on the TV show 'Celebrity Big Brother'.
Tuesday, February 13, 2007 8:13:24 AM
The open support extended to the ruling Congress by the Dera Sacha Sauda of Sirsa in neighbouring Haryana is giving sleepless times to Shiromani Akali Dal and its alliance partner Bharatiya Janata Party. The religious sect's political affairs wing recently announced that followers of the sect should vote for Congress candidates.
Sunday, February 11, 2007 12:09:28 PM
A group of 40 officials from Bhutan are doing the rounds of Punjab these days - learning the basics of conducting an election. These are the first lessons that these Bhutanese officials are getting on the democratic tradition and electoral practices. The target for them is to get their country's first-ever electoral exercise conducted in 2008 when Bhutan shifts from monarchy to a parliamentary democracy.
Sunday, February 11, 2007 12:08:52 PM
Chandigarh, Feb 11 (IANS) His profile reads something like this - a successful billionaire from Milwaukee in United States who rubs shoulders with President George W. Bush and other top leaders, owner of nearly 1,000 gas stations in the US, owner of swank cars including a Maybach. Despite this, Darshan Singh Dhaliwal has no airs as he quietly campaigns for his Indian millionaire brother and Shiromani Akali Dal candidate Surjit Singh Rakhra for Punjab's Samana assembly seat.
Sunday, February 11, 2007 12:08:20 PM
Jalandhar, Feb 9 (IANS) For a retired postmaster from Britain's Birmingham city, the temptation to be part of the Punjab assembly election was too big to resist despite the non-availability of seats on most flights coming to India.
Friday, February 09, 2007 8:47:22 AM
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