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Gurgaon Art Festival brings together 50 artists, 200 works


September 11th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Sep 11 (IANS) The annual Gurgaon Art Festival beginning here Wednesday will be a symphony of senior artists with upcoming ones, bringing together over 50 painters and sculptors displaying ... Read more...

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Subrata, Gourmangi, Baldeep sign for Prayag


September 11th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) I-League club Prayag United Sports Club Tuesday signed India goalkeeper Subrata Pal, defender Gouramangi Singh and central midfielder Baldip Singh for a period of two ... Read more...

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A ‘Kahaani’ of Indian bureaucracy, corruption, redemption (IANS Books, With Image)


May 15th, 2012 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) His surname inspired a key character in the hit Bollywood film "Kahaani". Now writer Amitabha Bagchi has knit a plot about Indian bureaucracy, corruption ... Read more...

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Drama, humour and myth on bookshelf (IANS Books This Week)


May 5th, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) The book cart this weekend beckons the reader, who loves a good story...Browse with IANS.1. Book: "The Householder"; Written by Amitabha Bagchi; Published by Harper-Collins ... Read more...

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Italian hostage crisis: Interlocutors want presence of jailed Maoist leader


March 23rd, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 23 (IANS) Talks to secure the safe release of two Italians taken hostage by Maoists since over a week in Odisha's Kandhamal district resumed here Friday amid a ... Read more...

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Talks for release of Italians remain inconclusive (Lead)


March 22nd, 2012 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 22 (IANS) Talks to secure the release of two Italians held hostage by Maoists remained inconclusive Thursday with the interlocutors named by the ultras insisting authorities to bring ... Read more...

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Will Vidya stike gold again with ‘Kahaani’? (IANS Preview)


March 5th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) After wooing the audience with her bold and sensuous act in "The Dirty Picture", actress Vidya Balan returns with another intense role of a ... Read more...

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Tina’s ‘Uttaran’ tales with Vidya’s ‘Kahaani’


February 23rd, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Tina Dutta, who plays Ichha in popular show "Uttaran", says it was an "amazing" experience to shoot a special episode with Vidya Balan who ... Read more...

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‘Kahaani’ to be adapted into novel


February 18th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) In times when several Bollywood filmmkaers are taking inspiration from books for their movies, Sujoy Ghosh's "Kahaani" is soon to be adapted into a ... Read more...

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Small enterprises can collaborate in defence sector: Former army chief


February 3rd, 2012 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 2 (IANS) Stating that India lacked the industrial capability to manufacture high-end and high-tech equipment for defence requirements, a former army chief Thursday called for enhanced collaboration among ... Read more...

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Tata may challenge Singur land law verdict Tuesday (Lead)


October 31st, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 31 (IANS) The Calcutta High Court Monday permitted Tata Motors to appeal against its verdict validating the Singur land law but the petition could not be filed ... Read more...

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International conference on Tagore’s global outlook


October 6th, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) A two-day international conference on Rabindranath Tagore's vision of the contemporary world will cast fresh light on the Nobel Laureate's outlook to humanity and ... Read more...

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United Sports Club gets new sponsor


August 4th, 2011 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 3 (IANS) City-based I-League team United Sports Club Wednesday roped in Prayag Group of Industries as its title sponsor for the next six years. The soccer club will ... Read more...

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Politicos piggyback on Bengali new year bonhomie


April 14th, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 14 (IANS) With calendars, greeting cards and Rabindranath Tagore's verses, political leaders in West Bengal are trying to make their way into voters' hearts. For, the Bengali ... Read more...

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Mother, daughter appear for secondary exams in Bengal (Lead)


March 8th, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 8 (IANS) Displaying a never-say-die spirit, Bharati Devi, a 40-year-old mother of three, is appearing for the ongoing secondary examinations this year along with her daughter in northern ... Read more...

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Mother, daughter to appear for secondary exams in Bengal


March 8th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 8 (IANS) Displaying a never-say-die spirit, Bharati Devi, a 40-year-old mother of three, is all set to appear for her secondary examinations this year along with her daughter ... Read more...

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Experts examine damaged vessel on Hooghly river


November 24th, 2010 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 24 (IANS) Experts from a private agency in Mumbai Wednesday examined the container ship stranded in the Hooghly river after it collided with another container vessel in West Bengal's South ... Read more...

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One held for damaging railway track in Bengal


October 26th, 2010 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 26 (IANS) A possible train derailment was averted in West Bengal as a man was caught while damaging the track on Azimganj-Nalhati section of Eastern Railway's Howrah division Tuesday.Trackman ... Read more...

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Explosive-laden vessel bound for Karachi intercepted (Lead)


June 26th, 2010 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 25 (IANS) A Karachi-bound explosive-laden vessel from the Bangladesh port of Chittagong was intercepted by the security agencies on the Hooghly river channel Friday evening, officials said. The vessel - 'Agean ... Read more...

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For Dylan with love on his birthday… from Shillong


May 24th, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, May 24 (IANS) Shillongites never forget to celebrate legend Bob Dylan's birthday. And Monday was no different as nearly 100 Dylan fans descended on the Pearly Dew School here to ... Read more...

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Soren asks Maoists to give up violence


January 30th, 2010 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Jan 30 (IANS) Responding to the Maoists' announcement of holding a dialogue on certain terms, Jharkhand Chief Minister Shibu Soren Saturday appealed to them to give up violence and assured ... Read more...

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India goes aggressive in fight against Maoist guerrillas


September 25th, 2009 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
By Murali Krishnan New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Shifting tack in its fight against left-wing extremism, India has drawn up a multi-pronged strategy that will target top leaders, win people through a ... Read more...

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Chicken may harbour osteoarthritis cure


June 14th, 2009 - 11:26 am ICT by ANI
Washington, June 14 (ANI): A new study led by Indian-origin scientist has shown that a natural chicken derivative can offer an effective cure for osteoarthritis (OA).The natural treatment has been found more ... Read more...

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Four get life term in West Bengal rob-rape-murder case


March 31st, 2009 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 31 (IANS) A West Bengal court Tuesday sentenced four men to life imprisonment in a bizarre rob-rape-murder case that took place in Nadia district six years ago. The additional chief judicial ... Read more...

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Another dredger sought for clearing Haldia port channels


November 27th, 2008 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 27 (IANS) The Kolkata Port Trust (KoPT) has requested the Dredging Corp of India (DCI) for an additional dredger for Haldia port, where increased siltation has choked channels and reduced ... Read more...

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Haldia docks face severe problem as water level falls


September 30th, 2008 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 30 (IANS) The Haldia docks may face severe problems in the coming winter starting this November as the depth of water in the Hooghly river has gone down since August, ... Read more...

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Scientists find way of protecting computers against virus


June 5th, 2008 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 5 (IANS) Code Red, a virulent computer virus, wreaked havoc, infecting more than 350,000 machines in 14 hours in 2001, besides causing a worldwide loss of $2.6 billion. Now techies ... Read more...

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Bayern Munich to open football academy in West Bengal


April 29th, 2008 - 8:18 pm ICT by admin
Kolkata, April 29 (IANS) One of the leading football clubs in Europe, FC Bayern Munich, has evinced interest to set up a football academy in West Bengal, Kolkata-based real estate major Bengal ... Read more...

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Scientists identify key kala-azar protein


April 27th, 2008 - 12:54 pm ICT by admin
By Sanjit Bagchi New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Indian researchers have identified a key protein that plays an important role in regulating the survival, infectivity and drug response of the parasite that causes ... Read more...

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Air force microlight aircraft force-lands, pilots unhurt


February 16th, 2008 - 8:07 pm ICT by admin
Guwahati, Feb 16 (IANS) An Indian Air Force (IAF) microlight aircraft landed in a tea garden in Assam minutes after it took off from a fighter base, but both pilots in the ... Read more...

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