Puri (Orissa), Nov 5 (IANS) As the United States Wednesday elected Barack Obama as its 44th president, across the seas in India's eastern Orissa state artist Sudarsan Patnaik busied himself crafting a four feet sand image of the first African American in the White House.
Wednesday, November 05, 2008 2:01:19 PM
New Delhi, Nov 5 (IANS) Jeev Milkha Singh, riding on a career-best 2008 European Tour season, has by virtue of his 12th finish in Order of Merit secured a start in almost all the top events for 2009, including three of the four Majors and the World Golf Championships.
Wednesday, November 05, 2008 1:58:53 PM
Anand (Gujarat), Nov 5 (IANS) India's leading dairy development agency, the National Dairy Development Board (NDDB), has proposed a Rs.173 billion draft National Dairy Plan to increase the country's milk production from the current 102 million tonnes to meet the projected demand of 180 million tonnes by 2021-22.
Wednesday, November 05, 2008 1:56:48 PM
New Delhi, Nov 5 (IANS) The choice of Barack Obama's cabinet will be keenly followed across the Asia-Pacific region as the world looks at the incoming US president to revive a 'distraught economy', global rating agency Moody's economy.com said Wednesday.
Wednesday, November 05, 2008 1:56:25 PM
New Delhi, Nov 5 (IANS) The Congress has released its second list of 30 candidates for the Rajasthan assembly elections.
Wednesday, November 05, 2008 1:47:01 PM
New Delhi, Nov 5 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday congratulated Barack Obama on his election as the 44th president of the United States and said his "journey to the White House" would inspire people not only in the US but also around the world.
Wednesday, November 05, 2008 1:46:13 PM
Surat, Nov 5 (IANS) The Rs.700-billion ($14 billion) diamond cutting and polishing industry here employing some 700,000 people is fast losing its glitter due to a sharp slump in demand following the global financial meltdown.
Wednesday, November 05, 2008 1:45:44 PM
Shimla, Nov 5 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government has began a probe into the accident in Shimla district in which 46 passengers were killed, an official said Wednesday.
Wednesday, November 05, 2008 1:44:57 PM
Lucknow, Nov 5 (IANS) The State Forest Department has decided to open satellite zoos in the Kanpur and Lucknow districts to handle overpopulation of inmates, mainly leopards and monkeys, in the existing zoos, officials informed Wednesday.
Wednesday, November 05, 2008 1:44:40 PM
New Delhi, Nov 5 (IANS) Foreign direct investment (FDI) in India increased 259 percent in September to $2.56 billion, compared to the same month last year, with Mauritius being the largest investor.
Wednesday, November 05, 2008 1:00:01 PM
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