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Next year, fitness must for Amarnath pilgrims


October 22nd, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 22 (IANS) From next year, all those undertaking the Amarnath pilgrimage in Jammu and Kashmir will have to be medically fit for the arduous journey to the ... Read more...

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One couple on a drive - along India’s border


August 12th, 2011 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 12 (IANS) Even before stepping on the gas, they are describing their journey as insanely long, incredibly extensive and a never done before thing. But when Chennai-based couple ... Read more...

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Bhavna’s ‘Happi’ black-and-white tribute to Charlie Chaplin


May 3rd, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 3 (IANS) Director Bhavna Talwar is converting "Happi", her homage to Charlie Chaplin with Pankaj Kapoor as a desi Chaplin, into a black-and-white format, which she feels best ... Read more...

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Amit-Falon win ‘Dance India Dance Doubles’


April 10th, 2011 - 2:31 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 10 (IANS) Amit Malvankar and Falon Netto of Mumbai were declared the winners of Zee TV's "Dance India Dance Doubles" Saturday night, following four months of rigorous dancing ... Read more...

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Our rise to No.1 spot will start from Sydney, says Hussey


January 1st, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 1 (IANS) Australian batsman Mike Hussey said Saturday that his side's rise to World No.1 Test side spot will start with the fifth and the final Ashes Test against England, ... Read more...

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Hussey eyeing series-levelling victory against England for ‘real moral victory’


January 1st, 2011 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 1(ANI): Australian batsman Michael Hussey is doubtful whether a series-levelling victory against England in the fifth and final Test would erase the shame of the Ashes defeat.He, however, believes that ... Read more...

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Fresh evidence says Sarabjit is innocent: Pakistani lawyer


December 6th, 2010 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 6 (IANS) A new mercy petition for Sarabjit Singh - the Indian who is on death row in Pakistan - has been sent to the president of that country, ... Read more...

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‘Chikku Bhukku’- Love through the ages (Tamil Film Review; Rating: **1/2)


December 4th, 2010 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
By Aravindan D.I. Film: "Chikku Bhukku"; Cast: Aarya, Shriya Saran, Preetika Rao, Anoop Kumar, Santhanam, Jagan and others; Music: Hariharan-Leslie; Background score: Praveen Mani; Producer: MediaOne Global Entertainment; Director: K. Manigandan; Rating: **1/2The ... Read more...

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Everest Connected Via 3G


November 1st, 2010 - 6:49 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
November 1, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The world’s highest peak is in news once more. This time for reasons electronic in nature. A certain telecom company has now ensured that ... Read more...

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Kavita Raut: A poor village girl’s journey to sporting glory


October 10th, 2010 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) It has been an arduous journey for long distance runner Kavita Raut, a poor tribal girl from Maharashtra, who got into serious athletics nine years ago, and ... Read more...

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Devotees begins annual pilgrimage to Manimahesh Lake in Jammu and Kashmir


September 4th, 2010 - 8:33 pm ICT by ANI
By Ishtiaq AhmedBhaderwah (Jammu and Kashmir), Sep 4 (ANI): Thousands of Hindu devotees commenced their annual pilgrimage from Jammu and Kashmir's Bhaderwah city to the sacred Manimahesh Lake located in Himachal Pradesh.The ... Read more...

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14, Creek Lane all but forgotten on Mother Teresa’s birthday


August 26th, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Sirshendu Panth Kolkata, Aug 26 (IANS) As the world saluted Mother Teresa on her birth centenary Thursday, the three-storey house in Kolkata from where the selfless nun's Missionaries of Charity began its ... Read more...

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“A DJ can be a Bollywood Music Director, but a Bollywood Music Director can never be a DJ”- Kuldeep Kerkar


July 6th, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 6, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): DJ Bobby is a name to be reckoned with in the current scenario of Deejaying after having relentlessly pursued his checkered career for almost two decades ... Read more...

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Making India a global destination for sports (Commonwealth countdown)


June 25th, 2010 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
By Pragya Tiwari (Attn Editors: This is the third of the 100-day countdown series for the 19th Commonwealth Games in New Delhi. The main curtain raiser on overall preparation ran Wednesday. This ... Read more...

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Cannabis users could be on a fast-track to dementia


June 10th, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 10 (ANI): A new research undertaken at the University of Wollongong has shown that Australians rank among the world's highest cannabis users and they could be on a fast-track to ... Read more...

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45-year-old smashes record for continuous round of Scotland’s 283 mountains


June 6th, 2010 - 6:44 pm ICT by ANI
Edinburgh (Scotland), June 6(ANI): A 45-year-old Scottish fell-runner, Stephen Pyke, has beaten the record for the fastest continuous circuit of the country's 283 Munros, or mountains over 3,000fts.Pyke, also known as Spyke, ... Read more...

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Why Lahaul Lamas pray for Minister M.S. Gill (IANS Book Review, With Images)


March 8th, 2010 - 10:53 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee Book: "Himalayan Wonderland, Travels in Lahaul and Spiti"; Publisher: Penguin/Viking; Author: Manohar Singh Gill (union sports minister); Price: Rs.599In the summer of 1962, a restless young Indian administrator, Manohar ... Read more...

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‘Aayirathil Oruvan’ transports you to a new world (Tamil Film Review)


January 16th, 2010 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
By Aravindan D.I. Film: "Aayirathil Oruvan"; Director: Selvaraghavan; Cast: Karthi, Parthiban, Reema Sen, Andrea, Azhagam Perumal, and Prathap Pothan; Music: G.V. Prakash Kumar; Rating:**1/2Director Selvaraghavan's long-awaited "Aayirathil Oruvan", which has been touted as ... Read more...

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Balika Vadhu bags Best Drama Series (Fiction) award at Apsara Guild Awards


January 15th, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
"Balika Vadhu' has bagged the Best Drama Series (Fiction) award at Chevrolet Apsara Film and Television Producers Guild Awards which was unfolded on Jan 8, 2010 at Chitrakoot Grounds, Andheri, Mumbai.On ... Read more...

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India asks rich to help spur poor nations’ economies


October 13th, 2009 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Oct 13 (IANS) Noting that developing countries had been most affected by the global economic crisis, India has urged rich nations to honour their pledges and keep up the ... Read more...

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India advises caution to Kailash Mansarovar pilgrims


July 23rd, 2009 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) India Thursday advised intending Kailash Mansarovar pilgrims to take caution and "prepare for the difficulties that they may have to face" on the high altitude journey "where ... Read more...

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Ex-soldier rides across country on his ‘peace’ bicycle


July 1st, 2009 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 1 (IANS) When the spirit is keen, the body obliges. This ex-soldier is fighting different battles - one against his handicap and one for peace and brotherhood, as he cycles ... Read more...

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‘Top Gun’ star Kelly McGillis admits being a lesbian


May 3rd, 2009 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 3 (IANS) Kelly McGillis, who played Tom Cruise's love interest in the hit movie "Top Gun", has finally confessed that she is gay. Thesun.co.uk reports that the twice divorced ... Read more...

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After songs, plays, rallies galore, campaigning ends in Tripura


April 21st, 2009 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 21 (IANS) Street plays, poems, songs and colourful decorations had livened up the scene in Tripura as part of campaigning for the two Lok Sabha seats in the state ... Read more...

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New tool to test sperm and improve fertility success rates


January 25th, 2009 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 25 (IANS) A novel method, developed by scientists for testing the health of a sperm before it is used in IVF, boosts chances of conception.University of Edinburgh researchers have created ... Read more...

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Tom and Jerry head to silver screen


January 22nd, 2009 - 12:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 22 (ANI): The popular Tom and Jerry cartoon is heading to the big screen.Warner Bros are planning to bring the warring cat and mouse to life as computer graphic ... Read more...

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Millions of Kanwarias and an arduous journey of faith


July 31st, 2008 - 9:44 pm ICT by ANI
By Pratibha VermaNew Delhi , July 29 (ANI): The annual Kanwar pilgrimage taken up during the Shravan month (July-August) is one of the toughest pilgrimages in north India on all holy ... Read more...

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An arduous journey and two unhappy ULFA leaders


June 27th, 2008 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Syed Zarir Hussain Amarpur (Assam-Arunachal Pradesh Border), June 27 (IANS) Armed with an AK assault rifle and a grenade strapped to his chest, a young cadre of the outlawed United Liberation Front ... Read more...

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About 500 devotees from Allahabad leave for Amarnath cave


June 18th, 2008 - 10:48 pm ICT by ANI
Allahabad , June 18 (ANI): About 500 devotees from Allahabad with their tonsured heads painted with different names of Lord Shiva have embarked on the annual pilgrimage to holy Amarnath cave ... Read more...

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PM says no to CTBT, warns of competition from China (Roundup)


June 12th, 2008 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
By M.R. Narayan Swamy New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) India will never sign the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty (CTBT), Prime Minister Manmohan Singh declared Wednesday, even as he underlined the need to move ... Read more...

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Big challenge in Santiago for Indian hockey advisor Charlesworth


February 29th, 2008 - 1:35 pm ICT by admin
Santiago (Chile), Feb 29 (IANS) Richard Charlesworth, one of the most successful men in world hockey, embarks on one of his most difficult assignments in life - that of trying to ensure ... Read more...

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Swans can have an impact of wind farming techniques, says study


November 14th, 2007 - 8:38 am ICT by admin
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