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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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One killed, 11 hurt in Peshawar bombing (Lead)


May 12th, 2012 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 12 (IANS) A policeman was killed and 11 other people were injured Saturday in a massive blast that targeted a police vehicle in Peshawar, a media report said.Geo ... Read more...

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Cop hurt as bomb in manhole explodes in Peshawar


May 11th, 2012 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 11 (IANS) A Pakistani police officer was injured in Peshawar city Friday when a bomb hidden beneath a manhole cover exploded as soon as his vehicle by, a ... Read more...

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‘Shor’, ‘Sujata’ to be screened at LA film fest


April 9th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 9 (IANS) Short films "Shor" and "Sujata", directed Neeraj Ghaywan and Shlok Sharma respectively will be screened at the 10th Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles to ... Read more...

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On bookshelf, India blooms in all its colours (IANS Books This Week)


March 10th, 2012 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) This weekend, the book shelf is a portrait of India in all its mysterious - yet realistic - shades. Flip through the must-read titles with ... Read more...

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Labourer killed at Jaipur Metro construction site


March 4th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, March 4 (IANS) In yet another accident at a Jaipur Metro construction site, a 24-year old labourer died after he fell off a beam here Sunday, police said.It is ... Read more...

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Prateik learns fire dance for ‘Issaq’


November 10th, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) Prateik seems to be preparing very hard for his role in "Issaq" -- he has learnt fire dance and parkour to play a Banarasi boy. After ... Read more...

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Who is Prateik’s girl in ‘Issaq’?


October 20th, 2011 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The hunt for actor Prateik Babbar's love interest in his new film "Issaq" is over but the producers have decided to keep the identity of ... Read more...

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Eight persons killed in ‘ethnic’ Karachi violence


March 23rd, 2011 - 11:28 am ICT by ANI
Karachi, Mar 23(ANI): At least eight people were killed in separate armed attacks in several parts of Karachi on Tuesday in the fresh wave of killings in the Pakistani metropolis, apparently on ... Read more...

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Nepal’s ‘Taj Mahal’ remains hidden from honeymooners


February 14th, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Feb 14 (IANS) When New Delhi resident Ketaki Gupta visited Nepal on her honeymoon this year, the bubbly copywriter and her sales executive husband Nitin dutifully visited popular tourist ... Read more...

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Over 400 dogs participate in Ludhiana’s dog show


November 29th, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by ANI
Ludhiana, Nov.29 (ANI): Over 400 dogs of 40 different breeds were participated in a dog show organized by the Ludhiana Kennel Club over the weekend."Dogs from many regions like Delhi, Punjab, Haryana, ... Read more...

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Koirala flag flies high in Nepal politics


September 22nd, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Sep 22 (IANS) A 71-year-old pro-democracy fighter who served three years in India's Tihar Jail for hijacking an aircraft is now the new kingmaker of Nepal, winning a hotly ... Read more...

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13 die in Karachi violence


August 20th, 2010 - 4:52 am ICT by IANS
Karachi, Aug 20 (IANS) Thirteen people were killed Thursday when violence erupted in this Pakistani city after a leader of Awami National Party was shot dead, a media report said. Forty people were ... Read more...

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Shreya Ghoshal wins Kerala State Film Award


April 9th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 9, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Shreya Ghoshal has won the Kerala State Film Award for the best female playback singer for her song, "Chandhu Thottille' in Banaras, adding her to long ... Read more...

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John Abraham, Arjun Rampal in Hollywoods American Empire


March 8th, 2010 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), March 8 (ANI): Hollywood production American Empire will have three-four Bollywood stars, according to reports.Filmfare nominated John Abraham (Dhoom), Filmfare winner Arjun Rampal (Rock On!!), and Ashmit Patel (Banaras) ... Read more...

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Change of Guard at Rashtrapati Bhavan a tourist attraction


October 10th, 2009 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 10 (ANI): Over 1,000 people congregated on the lawns of the Rashtrapati Bhavan on Saturday to watch the traditional 'Changing of the Guard' ceremony.The ceremony was open ... Read more...

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Swat dancers, artists planning to return to their homeland


August 3rd, 2009 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Aug 3 (ANI): Artists and dancers, who fled Swat due to fear of the Taliban, are planning to return to their homeland and light up the streets of Mingora with ... Read more...

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Smriti Irani on her way to Muktidhaam


July 20th, 2009 - 6:19 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Tulsi maiya has gone into a transforming mode and has been making all her plays into serials. After Maniben.com, Smriti Irani is all set to come up with another show which ... Read more...

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Punjab unrest: 25,000 passengers stranded in Jammu


May 26th, 2009 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 26 (IANS) Over 25,000 stranded passengers, including pilgrims to the Vaishno Devi shrine, were battling scorching heat at the railway station here Tuesday following disruption of train service due to ... Read more...

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Indian Mujahideen terrorist arrested in Madhya Pradesh


April 13th, 2009 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, April 13 (IANS) An Indian Mujahideen (IM) terrorist, who is suspected to have played a key role in the Ahmedabad and Jaipur serial blasts, was arrested from Jabalpur district of Madhya ... Read more...

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Shah Rukh gives Priyanka more screen space in ‘Billu Barber’


January 29th, 2009 - 9:18 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 29 (IANS) If Priyanka Chopra declares from the rooftops that she is Shah Rukh Khan's biggest fan then it is with reason. The superstar, who has been taking more than ... Read more...

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Handloom weavers protest in Varanasi against Chinese imitations flooding Indian markets


November 6th, 2008 - 9:38 pm ICT by ANI
Varanasi , Nov 6 (ANI): Scores of handloom weavers took to streets on Thursday in Varanasi , famous for its world renowned Banarasi sarees, against the cheap quality Chinese imitation products ... Read more...

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Poor Mohammad Wasi promoting the Indian Tricolour with Dupattas


August 3rd, 2008 - 8:35 pm ICT by ANI
By Girish Dubey Varanasi, Aug. 3 (ANI): Varanasi''s Mohammad Wasi, who is a weaver by profession, is trying to generate public respect and love for the Indian national flagthe tricolourby making ... Read more...

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‘Unforgettable’ opening with 10,000 fans for Bachchan tour


July 19th, 2008 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, July 19 (IANS) Living up to its hype, the Amitabh Bachchan-led Unforgettable Tour opened to an unprecedented response here. Billed as the biggest-ever Bollywood live show abroad, the three-hour ... Read more...

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One killed, dozens injured in Karachi bomb blasts (Second Lead)


July 7th, 2008 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Karachi, July 7 (DPA) At least one person was killed and over two dozen injured Monday in a series of bomb blasts in Pakistan's largest port city Karachi, the police and paramedics ... Read more...

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