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I’m unambitious, says actress Ayesha Takia


September 8th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 8 (IANS) She is enjoying being a "home body" and is not ambitious to break any ground in Bollywood, but as the host of singing reality show ... Read more...

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Indians to get free medicines, better health services (Lead)


August 15th, 2012 - 10:45 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) The government proposes to give away free medicines through government hospitals and health centres and also plans to expand health services to small cities ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Nokia launches two new phones in Asha series


August 9th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Nokia India Thursday announced the launch of two new touch phones in its Asha series -- Asha 305 and Asha 311 in the Indian market."With ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Journalist, pregnant wife attacked


July 7th, 2012 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 7 (IANS) A journalist and his pregnant wife were beaten by their landlord here over a dispute over vacating their rented house, police said Saturday.Anand S.T. Das and ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Asha remembers Pancham-da, breaks down (With Images)


June 27th, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Singing legend Asha Bhosle broke down while shooting for special R.D. Burman episode for singing reality show "Indian Idol 6".In the episode, the contestants are ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Prasoon Joshi pins hope on kids for better environment


June 6th, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 6 (IANS) Writer-lyricist Prasoon Joshi feels that children can make a huge difference when it comes to saving the environment."The grown-ups are not going to listen, they don't ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Priyanka’s tributes to Rekha, Shahid’s to southern songs


June 1st, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 1 (IANS) It will be time for some special tributes at the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards ceremony this year. Actress Priyanka Chopra will perform to ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Chhattisgarh collector’s in-laws spend sleepless nights


April 24th, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 24 (IANS) As their daughter puts up a stoic face in Chhattisgarh, the family of Asha Paul Menon - wife of abducted Sukma district collector Alex Paul Menon ... Read more...

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Indians held in Hanoi flown to Jaipur


March 21st, 2012 - 1:34 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, March 20 (IANS) Five Indians accused of swindling Rs.2,000 million from people in Rajasthan and other states were Tuesday brought here from Vietnam.Manvendra Singh, Pramod Sharma, Mahendra Kumar, Asha ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Woman beats two children to death


March 1st, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 1 (IANS) In a ghastly incident, a woman beat two small children of a family to death in a village in Shimla district while a third girl was ... Read more...

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Woman, Ugandan arrested for drug trafficking


March 1st, 2012 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS) A 40-year-old woman and a 32-year-old man from Uganda were arrested for drug trafficking in two incidents here, police said Wednesday. Drugs worth Rs.44 lakh ... Read more...

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Two more arrested in Rajasthan’s multi-million rupee fraud


February 18th, 2012 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Feb 17 (IANS) A Rajasthan Police team Friday arrested a 66-year old man and his wife, who are accused of a multi-million rupee fraud, from the Indra Gandhi International ... Read more...

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Gold Sukh fraud: Rajasthan police team to leave for Hanoi


February 15th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Feb 15 (IANS) A Rajasthan Police team is being rushed to Hanoi (Vietnam) to arrest the five accused of a multi-million fraud detained by Interpol there, police said here ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Will Indian women’s cricket team get its first Keralite?


February 1st, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 1 (IANS) Her chances of making it to the national side are a bright 75 percent but leg-spinner Asha Joy's family is leaving nothing to chance and cajoling ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Three women in BJP’s second list for Uttarkhand polls


January 6th, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) There were three women in the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) second list of 22 candidates for the Jan 30 Uttarakhand elections.The list was finalised ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Villagers observe ‘Black Diwali’


October 26th, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 26 (IANS) Residents in various villages of Uttar Pradesh?s Hardoi district observed a ?Black Diwali? Wednesday to protest against the central government's proposal to lower the below poverty ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Singur vegetable vendor’s daughter shines as athlete


September 12th, 2011 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sept 11 (IANS) Asha Roy, daughter of a small-time vegetable vendor in West Bengal's Singur, stole the show by taking the women's 100 metres gold at the National ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Murdered Nepali woman’s body found in tank


July 26th, 2011 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) A 27-year-old Nepali woman was murdered and her decomposed body was found in a water tank of her residence in west Delhi, police said Monday."Asha's ... Read more...

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Damani packs off Thakur, enters semis of national snooker


July 24th, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 24 (IANS) Suniti Damani caused a big upset by knocking out last year's runner-up Meenal Thakur 3-0 en route the semifinals of the Ladies National Snooker Championship here ... Read more...

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Umadevi regains National ladies billiards crown


July 21st, 2011 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 21 (IANS) Karnataka's Umadevi Nagaraj regained her National ladies billiards title after a three-year lapse when she defeated defending champion Meenal Thakur of Maharashtra 77-45, 76-61, 75-34 in ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Three new-borns languish in Ghaziabad hospital


July 11th, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, July 11 (IANS) Three newly-born children, including a pair or twins, are languishing in a hospital here with their mothers unable to care for them and no sign of ... Read more...

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Police probe Bihar legislator’s role in murder


July 11th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 11 (IANS) Police Monday began probing the role of Bihar's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislator Asha Sinha in a murder case after her vehicle was found ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

New Zealand PM displays his cricketing prowess


June 27th, 2011 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) New Zealand Prime Minister John Key, an ardent rugby fan, also displayed his cricketing prowess at the Ferozeshah Kotla stadium here Monday, lustily hitting ... Read more...

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Fashion frat’s social work genuine or eyewash?


June 24th, 2011 - 10:08 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Organising shows for a cause or collaborating with NGOs, the fashion fraternity often indulges in charity work, but many are of the opinion that these ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Kashmiri Pandit woman wins panchayat poll, wants migrants to return


May 10th, 2011 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 10 (IANS) A Kashmiri Pandit woman who won the panchayat elections in north Kashmir's Baramulla district said her victory is a message to other Pandit families to return ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Capt A.K. Tiwari’s family coming to terms with chopper crash death


April 22nd, 2011 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Noida, April 21 (IANS) The family of Captain A.K. Tiwari just can't believe that he is no more. They are still coming to terms with the news of his death ... Read more...

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Five of marriage party killed in Maharashtra accident


April 6th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bhandara (Maharashtra), April 6 (IANS) Five people of a marriage party, including a seven-year-old boy, were killed when a truck rammed into their vehicle carrying more than 20 passengers, police ... Read more...

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No to euthanasia, parents now seek help for kids


March 18th, 2011 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 18 (IANS) After being discouraged against seeking mercy killing for his two sons, Mukesh Kumar now seeks Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Pak, India must set up counterterrorism centres for bilateral cooperation: Seminar


March 10th, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Mar 10(ANI): India and Pakistan should establish Counter Terrorism Centres (CTCs) in their capitals as a way to institutionalise bilateral cooperation against terrorism, a two-day strategic seminar organised under Aman Ki ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

I knew I’ll be able to act easily, says Asha Bhosle at 77 (Interview)


March 3rd, 2011 - 10:02 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 3 (IANS) Singing legend Asha Bhosle is ready to don a new role. She is making her acting debut in a Hindi film at the age of 77.Acting, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Delhi’s slum children to get Australian degrees


March 1st, 2011 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) Delhi's slum children will now be able to study in Australia under an exchange programme between the University of Melbourne and voluntary organisation Asha, officials said here ... Read more...

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Sibal to launch program initiated by Australia-India Institute, Indian NGOs


March 1st, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar.1 (ANI): The Australia-India Institute today announced its new programme with Indian NGO Asha and the Nossal Institute for Global Health called A New India-Australia Partnership to Support the Aspirations ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Art summit draws hundreds to its galleries


January 22nd, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Drawing hundreds of people from different walks of life, the third India Art Summit in Delhi has proved a huge hit. Into it second day Saturday, the ... Read more...

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Bangaloreans’ 48-hour run/pedal to fund education


January 20th, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 20 (IANS) People in this tech hub have found a new way to raise funds to help educate the poor children and in the process, stay fit.For 48 hours from ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Immediately isolate new lethal virus patients: Virology institute


January 19th, 2011 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 19 (IANS) Patients detected with the deadly Crimean Congo Haemorrhagic Fever (CCHF) should be isolated immediately so that the virus is not transmitted to others, a National Institute of Virology ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

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