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Buddha, Dawood and thrills on bookshelf (IANS Books this Week)


June 16th, 2012 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) The bookcart this week is thought-provoking and colourful. Browse with IANS...1.Book: "Dancing With Life: Buddhist Insight For Finding Meaning and Joy in the Midst of ... Read more...

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Thousands take part in Meghalaya pilgrimage


February 5th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Umiam (Meghalaya), Feb 5 (IANS) Thousands of people climbed the sacred U Lum Sohpetbneng mountain here Sunday as part of an indigenous tribal pilgrimage to the "navel of heaven".U Lum ... Read more...

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India owns copyright to Buddhism: Karmapa Lama (Lead, superseding earlier story)


December 23rd, 2011 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) Asserting that the noble land of India owned the copyright to Buddhism, the 17th Karmapa Lama, Ogyen Trinley Dorje, flagged off a grand three-day service ... Read more...

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India owns copyright to Buddhism: Karmapa Lama


December 23rd, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) Asserting that the noble land of India owned the copyright to Buddhism, the 17th Karmapa Lama, Ogyen Trinley Dorje, flagged off a grand three-day service ... Read more...

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‘The Breaking Dawn Part 1′ melodramatic, sloppy (IANS Movie Review - Rating:**)


November 24th, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "The Breaking Dawn Part 1"; Director: Bill Condon; Cast: Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson and Taylor Lautner; Ratings: **The reason why the 'Twilight' series captured our imagination a few years ago ... Read more...

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ICCR chief honoured by Edinburgh University


November 23rd, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) The University of Edinburgh has awarded an honorary doctorate degree to Suresh Goel, director-general of the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR), for his contribution ... Read more...

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What the soul tells the capitalist (IANS Book Review)


November 18th, 2011 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Book: "A Saint in the Board Room"; Authors: R. Durgadoss and B. Yerram Raju; Publisher: Konark Publishers; Pages: 382; Price: Rs.295This is a book unlike any other, a fictional cocktail of ... Read more...

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When art becomes science to heal body and mind


May 11th, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) Ever heard of Mozart's Effect? Several studies have shown that listening to the composer's music improves certain kind of mental tasks. Now, such positive scientific ... Read more...

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Babies insufficiently breastfed, finds study


May 2nd, 2011 - 7:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 2 (ANI): Breastfeeding benefits to the babies are multiple, however, that seems to have become an ancient wisdom for modern day women.A new study has found that of the 75 ... Read more...

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Himachal’s abandoned Hul mines get global attention


May 1st, 2011 - 10:47 am ICT by IANS
Chamba (Himachal Pradesh), May 1 (IANS) Copper mines lying abandoned for over 200 years near this historical Himachal Pradesh town are finally getting its historical due with help to ... Read more...

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Turmeric ‘the right spice’ to fight colon cancer


March 3rd, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 3 (ANI): Tel Aviv University researchers have discovered that turmeric's active ingredient called curcumin amplifies the therapeutic activity of highly toxic anti-inflammatory drugs used to fight colon cancer when used ... Read more...

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India must change, give up lazy attitude: Dalai Lama


February 18th, 2011 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 18 (IANS) India needs to buck up, the "lazy attitude is holding it back", Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama said Friday addressing students of Mumbai University here. "Dowry, gender ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama to address Mumbai University students


February 17th, 2011 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 17 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama will address around 500 students of the Mumbai University here Friday, a varsity official said. "The Dalai Lama will talk to students ... Read more...

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Books to celebrate India’s spirituality


December 7th, 2010 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) India's ancient wisdom, culture and knowledge will be documented in Ananda, a new imprint of books on spirituality and heritage.Ananda was launched this week with three books ... Read more...

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60 South Asian students to take part in cultural fiesta


November 23rd, 2010 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 23 (IANS) About 60 students from India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Nepal will contest in the finals of the 'Horlicks Wizkids South Asia 2010, an inter-school literary and cultural festival, ... Read more...

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Obama and the Indian flavour


November 8th, 2010 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) From "bahut dhanyavad" to "Jai Hind", US President Barack Obama Monday regaled Indian people with his knowledge of the country's ancient wisdom, history and cultural diversity.In ... Read more...

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Spirituality could be India’s greatest export


September 7th, 2010 - 3:44 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Sep 7 (ANI): Noted Hindu statesman Rajan Zed has urged India to spread its rich philosophy and spirituality abroad.Zed, who is President of Universal Society of Hinduism, in a statement ... Read more...

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Only ancient wisdom can save India’s ’sacred’ animals


September 5th, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Many "sacred" animals of India - a concept most visible in Hindu religion - may become extinct one day unless the ancient respect for all creations returns. "Respecting ... Read more...

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Perturbed Hindus ask for immediate recall of inappropriate statues of Hindu deities


July 7th, 2010 - 6:38 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), July 7 (ANI): Upset Hindus have asked for the immediate withdrawal of some statues showing images of Hindu deities sold by a Virginia (USA) based firm Sacred Source, calling it ... Read more...

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Tai Ji can make Indian yoga more effective: Chinese-American master


December 30th, 2009 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) Tai Ji, the ancient Chinese martial art and dance form, can be used for making Indian yoga more relaxing and spontaneous for effective healing ... Read more...

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International yoga symposium attracts tourists in Uttarakhand


March 5th, 2009 - 3:29 pm ICT by ANI
By Ashish Goel Rishikesh (Uttarakhand), Mar 5 (AI): More than 400 foreign yoga practitioners from over 35 countries are taking part in a weeklong international yoga symposium in Uttarakhand. The seven-day long 8th ... Read more...

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India is special, says German writer (Feature)


September 14th, 2008 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Haridwar, Sep 14 (IANS) Three decades after she made India her home following an unplanned visit to this Hindu holy town, German Maria Wirth is still in love with this country."India is ... Read more...

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Traditional healers showcase their skills


July 10th, 2008 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode, July 10 (IANS) It was a rare gathering of traditional medicine healers to showcase their skills in curing a variety of ailments, to exchange notes on different kinds of treatment, and ... Read more...

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Be a Cleopatra: Mineral make-up is ‘new’ cosmetic trend


April 19th, 2008 - 9:43 am ICT by admin
By Melanie Brandl Berlin, April 19 (DPA) The recipe is anything but new: The Egyptians knew the advantages of finely ground stones and quartz and applied them specifically for beauty. The cosmetic industry ... Read more...

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Ayurvedic practitioners seek to be abreast of modern medicine


February 19th, 2008 - 5:06 pm ICT by admin
By Ravi Khandelwal Jalandhar, Feb 19 (ANI): Ayurveda, which is one of the oldest and most holistic medical systems, suffered a setback during Medieval and British rule in India. But, institutions like, Dayanand ... Read more...

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