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Kratika Sengar performs Bharatnatyam on ‘Pavitra Rishta’


September 21st, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) After proving she can wield a sword, ride a horse and do the malkhamb effortlessly, actress Kratika Sengar, who wowed viewers as the fiery 'Jhansi ... Read more...

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Ganesh festival begins in Mumbai (Lead)


September 19th, 2012 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) Mumbai welcomed its favourite god elephant-headed Lord Ganesh as the 10-day Ganpati festival began here Wednesday amid tight security.The 'aarti' and 'sthapan puja' (devotional worship) were ... Read more...

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Mumbai celebrates Ganesh festival


September 19th, 2012 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) Mumbai Wednesday welcomed its favourite elephant-headed Lord Ganesh as the 10-day Ganpati festival began here amid tight security.The 'aarti' and 'sthapan puja' (devotional worship) were held ... Read more...

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Magic of Banarasi sari recreated on ramp (With Images)


August 30th, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) It was an evening dedicated to Benarasi saris where exquisite range of handwoven saris made in the oldest temple city in the country were presented ... Read more...

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Man kills wife for selling taxi


August 28th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) incensed with his wife for selling his taxi, a man strangled her to death and surrendered later, a Delhi Police official said Tuesday.Taxi driver Vasudev ... Read more...

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Runaway bride returns home to new toilet in Uttar Pradesh


June 28th, 2012 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Maharajganj, June 27 (IANS) A young woman, who ran away from her in-laws' house for its lack of toilet, returned Wednesday -- to the same house with an ultra-modern toilet ... Read more...

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Controversial guru Nityananda granted bail


June 15th, 2012 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 15 (IANS) Controversial Hindu guru Nityananda Swami was Friday granted bail by a local court at Ramanagara, about 40 km from here."Executive magistrate Sri Rama Reddy granted bail ... Read more...

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2008 Malegaon blast accused gets bail


June 5th, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 5 (IANS) A special National Investigation Agency (NIA) court here Tuesday granted bail to Lokesh Sharma in the 2008 Malegaon bomb blast in Maharashtra that killed six people, ... Read more...

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BSF women troopers who killed intruder lauded


April 30th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 30 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Monday lauded the bravery of two women troopers of the Border Security Force (BSF) who shot dead a Pakistani intruder ... Read more...

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Suspension of 14 Maharashtra legislators revoked


April 20th, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 20 (IANS) The Maharashtra legislature Friday revoked the one-year suspension slapped on 14 opposition legislators -- 13 from Shiv Sena and one from Bharatiya Janata Party -- ... Read more...

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Mumbai celebrates Ram Navami with devotion


April 1st, 2012 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 1 (IANS) Ram Navami was celebrated with devotion in temples across Mumbai Sunday to herald the ninth day of the Hindu calendar's first month of Chaitra - and ... Read more...

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14 Shiv Sena, BJP legislators in Maharashtra suspended for year


March 30th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 30 (IANS) A total of 14 opposition legislators - 13 of the Shiv Sena and one of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) - were Friday suspended from ... Read more...

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Like Mayawati like Manohar: Social engineering redux in Goa (Goa Newsletter)


March 11th, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 11 (IANS) If Mayawati stormed to power in Uttar Pradesh in 2007 riding on the electoral shoulders of Brahmins and Dalits, Manohar Parrikar has similarly rewritten the ... Read more...

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Goa skips siesta to vote, turnout over 80 percent (Night Lead)


March 3rd, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 3 (IANS) Goa seems to have opted against a Saturday siesta with 82.8 percent of its 10.26 lakh voters exercising their franchise to pick a 40-member assembly, ... Read more...

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Goa skips siesta to vote, as high as 80 percent (Evening Lead)


March 3rd, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 3 (IANS) Goa appears to have opted against a Saturday siesta as nearly eight lakh people voted to pick a 40-member assembly, with all political players claiming ... Read more...

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Polling reaches 60 percent in Goa


March 3rd, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 3 (IANS) With less than two hours left for polling in Goa to end, over 60 percent of 10.26 lakh voters had already exercised their franchise in ... Read more...

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BJP reaching out to Christian voters in Goa


February 22nd, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 22 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata party (BJP) Wednesday again highlighted the importance of Goa's Christian population in the March 3 assembly polls."Ever since I took over as secretary ... Read more...

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Agra tourist police gear up for V-Day (With Image)


February 11th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Feb 11 (IANS) Valentine's Day is round the corner and Agra's tourist police are on alert. Expecting a huge rush at the 17th century monument to love, the Taj ... Read more...

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Was being forced into prostitution, claims Falak’s ‘mother’


February 6th, 2012 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) A 22-year-old woman who may be the mother of Falak - the battered baby who is fighting for survival at AIIMS - has claimed that ... Read more...

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Sarangi maestro Sultan Khan passes away (Lead)


November 27th, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 27 (IANS) Noted Sarangi exponent and singer Ustad Sultan Khan passed away Sunday after prolonged kidney-related ailments, an associate said. He was 71."He passed away while on the ... Read more...

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UTV bags film rights of ‘Revolution 2020′


November 16th, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Chetan Bhagat's books have always found a fancy in Bollywood filmmakers and his latest bestseller "Revolution 2020" will also be converted into a movie ... Read more...

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Turkey brings in more evil eye charms this year


November 15th, 2011 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) Turkish charms against the evil eye seem to have grown all the more popular in India as the traders have expanded the product portfolio from ... Read more...

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Dubai, cricket and drama on bookshelf (IANS Books This Week)


November 10th, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) Sift through a book case of an exciting variety this weekend.1. "Dubai, The Making of a Megapolis", Written by Pranay Gupte; Published by Penguin India; ... Read more...

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PM, Sonia, Ansari attend Dussehra function


October 6th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Congress president Sonia Gandhi and Vice President Hamid Ansari were among the leaders who witnessed the burning of the effigy ... Read more...

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Pranab dons the priest’s robe during Durga Puja


October 5th, 2011 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Miriti (West Bengal), Oct 5 (IANS) Far from the 2G spectrum row and chairing meetings of G-24 countries, union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has yet again donned the ... Read more...

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Mumbai celebrates Ganesh Chaturthi with fervour (Lead)


September 1st, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 1 (IANS) With chants of 'Ganapati Bappa Moraya', lakhs of Mumbaikars Thursday welcomed Lord Ganesha on the first day of the 11-day festival that saw idols of ... Read more...

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It’s Ganesh Chaturthi, millions welcome elephant god


September 1st, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 1 (IANS) The sounds of the first 'aarti' and 'sthapan puja' welcoming the elephant-headed Lord Ganesh resounded through this Maharashtra capital Thursday as the 10-day Ganpati festival began ... Read more...

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Don Bosco relics arrive in Kolkata


July 15th, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 15 (IANS) The relics of 19th century Italian priest and educator St. John Bosco arrived Friday in the city's Auxilium Parish. The sacred remains of the saint will ... Read more...

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Indian firm in Britain asked Asians to use fake names


July 2nd, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 2 (IANS) A firm in Britain owned by Indian-origin people has asked all Asians working there to use anglicised names as they said customers struggle with Indian names.The ... Read more...

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SRK or Vivaan Bhatena, everyone was a star in Toronto!


June 27th, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 27 (IANS) Just as Bollywood fans in Toronto went "Shah Rukh! Shah Rukh!", it was rather surprising to see them cheer and applaud, even if half as loudly, ... Read more...

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The sound of music - a healing therapy


June 22nd, 2011 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Awkward and shifty-eyed, Raghav Salooja reluctantly enters the room that has a generous display of percussion instruments, dodges his doctor's gaze, half sits on a ... Read more...

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Husband agrees to treat wife as ’sister’


June 17th, 2011 - 12:58 am ICT by IANS
Meerut, June 16 (IANS) A woman who married a Meerut businessman confessed before him that she loved another man and pleaded him to treat her like a sister, which he ... Read more...

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Salman ‘ready’ for cameo in ‘Taarak Mehta…’ (With Images)


May 23rd, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 23 (IANS) Bollywood star Salman Khan has shot a cameo for Sab TV's "Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah", as part of promotional activities for his new film ... Read more...

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Kalki-Kashyap wedding set for April 30 (Lead)


April 25th, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 25 (IANS) Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap and actress Kalki Koechlin's wedding date is finalised - the two will tie the knot April 30 at the latter's home in Ooty."They ... Read more...

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Nine days of fasting ends with Ram Navami festival


April 12th, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) With prayers and rituals, Indians Tuesday celebrated the festival of Ram Navami, the birth anniversary of Lord Ram, a day that also marked an end ... Read more...

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