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Famous tribal matchmaking festival to be held in March


February 24th, 2012 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Feb 24 (IANS) "Bhagoria", the famous tribal festival of mass spouse selection will be held in Jhabua and Alirajpur districts of Madhya Pradesh March 1 to 7, officials said.It ... Read more...

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Sunny morning brings relief to Agra


January 23rd, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Jan 23 (IANS) After 0.4 degrees Saturday night and 1.4 degrees Sunday night, the minimum temperature in Agra rose to 6 degrees celsius Monday, giving immense relief to people ... Read more...

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‘India can be world leader in handmade textiles’


January 5th, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) India's handmade textiles industry can spin magic yarns for both domestic buyers and connoisseurs across the globe but government policies are coming in the way ... Read more...

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US lists Delhi’s Nehru Place among 30 ‘notorious markets’


December 21st, 2011 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 21 (IANS) Nehru Place market in New Delhi has been listed by the United States among 30 notorious markets that are reportedly engaged in piracy and counterfeiting and ... Read more...

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Sunny Sidhu tops in Hornbill Motor Rally


December 4th, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kohima, Dec 4 (IANS) Sunny Sidhu, the 37-year-old from Chandigarh, won the fifth JK Tyre Hornbill International Motor Rally that concluded here Sunday.Sidhu, who competed in the 100 km autocross ... Read more...

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Three bomb blasts rock Lahore market


September 30th, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 30 (IANS) Panic gripped Pakistan's Lahore city Friday after three low intensity bombs went off at a busy market, Online news agency reported.The blasts, however, did not cause ... Read more...

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Muslims celebrate Eid in China


August 31st, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 31 (IANS) Millions of Muslims in China celebrated Eid-ul-Fitr Wednesday with religious zeal and fervour.Early Wednesday morning, Muslims from northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region and Ningxia Hui ... Read more...

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Taliban infiltrating Afghan police, army


April 21st, 2011 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Apr. 21 (ANI): The Afghan police and military are scrambling to find ways to root out insurgents lurking within their ranks.Screening of new recruits and soldiers has been intensified following ... Read more...

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Book bazaar at Delhi University


March 24th, 2011 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) The Delhi Weekend Book Bazaar, a literary carnival designed to give book lovers, particularly students, an opportunity to browse and buy their favourite books at ... Read more...

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Sankranti 2010 Could Bring An End To Onion Woes For Indians


January 13th, 2011 - 8:22 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Indian government is trying to cope with skyrocketing onion price affecting various parts of the country, the only solace being Makar Sankranti can put an ... Read more...

Posted in India |

Book bazaars to mark Delhi’s 100 years as capital


January 7th, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) Weekend book bazaars that feed the literary appetite of book lovers will soon be organised in the city in celebration of the hundred years since the shifting ... Read more...

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Agra’s anti-polythene drive faces trouble


January 7th, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Jan 7 (IANS) The Taj Mahal city's bid to clean itself of the polythene menace has hit a roadblock.Under criticism for the piles of garbage all over the city, the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Istanbul’s Grand Bazaar turns 550


December 27th, 2010 - 9:02 am ICT by IANS
Istanbul, Dec 27 (IANS) Over 3,000 people gathered Sunday in Istanbul's historic Grand Bazaar to celebrate its 550th anniversary.Established in 1461 by Mehmed the Conqueror eight years after the conquest of Istanbul, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Bangladesh, India to set up border bazaars


December 22nd, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Dec 22 (IANS) Bangladesh and India are working to set up a number of haats - or local markets - along the border as a way of easing access for local ... Read more...

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Taliban, Lashkar-e-Jhangvi plan suicide attacks across Pakistan on Eid


November 13th, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 13 (ANI): The Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) and Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LJ) have planned to carry out suicide attacks in Islamabad and other parts of the country during Eid, according to intelligence ... Read more...

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Mumbai lights up for Diwali, shoppers flood markets


November 4th, 2010 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 4 (IANS) Mumbai wore a vibrant look Thursday, a day ahead of the festival of lights. People were seen thronging shopping centres, malls and small street bazaars for their ... Read more...

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Officer, soldiers among 11 killed in two terror attacks in Pak


October 23rd, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Oct 23 (ANI): A lieutenant-colonel, five soldiers and five civilians were killed in bomb attacks on a paramilitary convoy in Orakzai Agency as well as a mosque near Peshawar.Lt-Col Mohammad Yousaf ... Read more...

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Delhi sweeps aside fuss, gets set to launch CWG


October 2nd, 2010 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.2 (ANI): Delhi Commonwealth Games organizers are banking on combining the glitz of Bollywood with the aura and colour of India's ancient culture to offset the miserable build-up to ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Is this the Eid that Kashmir wants?


September 7th, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sept.7 (ANI): A few days left for Eid and Srinagar is like a ghost town. It is the holy month of Ramadan and in normal course, the bazaars should have ... Read more...

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Hindus welcome Uzbekistan President’s call for strengthening inter-religious accord


September 6th, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Sep 6 (ANI): Hindus have welcomed Uzbekistan President's call for strengthening inter-religious accord.In his address at the festive ceremony dedicated to the 19th anniversary of Uzbekistan independence, President Islam Karimov ... Read more...

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Maoists procuring arms from across borders: Chidambaram


April 8th, 2010 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 8 (ANI): Union Home Minister P Chidambaram on Thursday said Maoists were procuring arms from bazaars across India's border.Briefing the media after a Cabinet meeting, Chidambaram said the Naxals ... Read more...

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Maoists get weapons from across the border: Chidambaram


April 8th, 2010 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) Two days after Maoist guerrillas killed 76 security personnel in Chhattisgarh, Home Minister P. Chidambaram Thursday said the leftist insurgents were procuring arms from "across the ... Read more...

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Initial phase of military offensive begins in Afghanistan


February 14th, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb. 14 (ANI): In the first phase of the largest military offensive against the Taliban since the Afghanistan invasion in 2001, more than 6,000 American, Afghan and British troops have ... Read more...

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High prices and hoarding will continue in India (Part-II)


February 1st, 2010 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
In a situation like this, what can the Government do? Pretty little; for the vast majority of people involved in this nefarious trade are the ones who make huge donations to ... Read more...

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Mughal Sarai to Shoranur: A tale of trains, chai and small towns (IANS Books)


December 23rd, 2009 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) The little-known towns in the heart of India that teem with life outside the big railway junctions have stories of their own over steaming cups ... Read more...

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Sikhs mark 334th Martyrdom day of Guru Teg Bahadur


November 24th, 2009 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinAmritsar Nov. 24 (ANI): Marking 334th martyrdom day of Guru Teg Bahadur, the ninth master of the Sikhs, a religious procession was taken out in Amritsar, the city of ... Read more...

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Bollywood fashion permeates Malay-Indians’ Diwali celebrations


October 13th, 2009 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Oct 13 (ANI): The Indian community in Malaysia is increasingly getting influenced from the attire in Bollywood movies as they plan to get all decked up for Diwali celebrations.Apart from ... Read more...

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For Eid, Kashmir shoppers buy more than they can carry


September 19th, 2009 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
By F. Ahmed Srinagar, Sep 19 (IANS) Markets in Srinagar and elsewhere in the Kashmir Valley are a colourful sight ahead of Eid - gaily decorated shops selling sweetmeats, clothes, poultry beckoning shoppers ... Read more...

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Rawalpindi cops enjoy watching women being eve-teased


September 14th, 2009 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep 14 (ANI): A number of women shoppers in Pakistan have come out with complaints that eve teasing is on the rise in markets and bazaars, and that the police enjoy ... Read more...

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‘Gandhian principles a recipe for free markets’


September 7th, 2009 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Mahatma Gandhi's legacy of Hind Swaraj can be best understood while trying to find solutions to problems that confront the Indian market, says veteran ... Read more...

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Food prices spin out of control in Pakistan


August 25th, 2009 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 25 (IANS) As happens in Pakistan during Ramadan every year, food prices have again spun out of control making life extremely difficult for common citizens. According to the government's price control ... Read more...

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Talibanisation of the mind in Pak a reality, says lawyer


May 9th, 2009 - 7:20 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 9 (ANI): Last week a conservative schoolteacher in Rawalpindi hailed a cab to get to work in the morning. She wore a gown and had covered her head with ... Read more...

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Taliban just 100 km from Islamabad (Roundup)


April 22nd, 2009 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 22 (IANS) Saying they can go "wherever" they want, the Taliban have advanced to just 100 km north of the Pakistani capital even as Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani ... Read more...

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Swat Taliban inch closer to Islamabad (Second Lead)


April 22nd, 2009 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 22 (IANS) Saying they are not governed by any rules, the Swat Taliban have moved south and taken control of Buner district just 100 km from this federal capital, ... Read more...

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NWFP Govt. asks police to treat Taliban as guests, give free hand


April 15th, 2009 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Apr 15 (ANI): The police has been asked by the North West Frontier Government not to interfere with the Taliban, as they are "guests" and should be allowed a free ... Read more...

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