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AFTER 1 )Krishna land now an urban disaster (Letter from Mathura)


August 12th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mathura (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 12 (IANS) Lord Krishna, arguably Hinduism's most popular divinity, was said to be a nature lover who is forever associated with the Yamuna, worshipped Goverdhan hill ... Read more...

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Bollywood’s first macho man Dara Singh’s filmography


July 12th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Actor-wrestler Dara Singh, who died Thursday morning after a brief illness, made his debut with R.C. Talwar's "Sangdil" in 1952. In the 1960s and 1970s, he ... Read more...

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Politics then and now: Nehru, Ambedkar didn’t object to cartoon (Comment)


May 19th, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
What is noteworthy about the cartoon row is that neither Jawaharlal Nehru nor B.R. Ambedkar found anything objectionable about it when it was published in 1949. Nor did all the ... Read more...

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R.K. Narayan’s ‘Guide’ comes to Indian stage in theatrical avatar (Preview) (With image)


March 13th, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) Forty-four years after R.K. Narayan's literary milestone, "Guide", the love story of tour guide Raju and dancer Rosy, was made into a Broadway musical with ... Read more...

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Tania moves into sole lead in women’s national chess


November 2nd, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 2 (IANS) Top seed Tania Sachdev (Air India) moved into sole lead defeating Woman Grandmaster Mary Ann Gomes (AAI) in the fifth round of the Velammal 38th National ... Read more...

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SDAT-RAMCO Chess: Dariusz, Deysi bag titles


August 15th, 2011 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 15 (IANS) Poland's Grandmaster Swiercz Dariusz and Peruvian WGM Cori T. Deysi emerged champions in the SDAT-RAMCO 50th World Junior and 29th Junior Girls Chess Championships here Monday.Swiercz ... Read more...

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SDAT-RAMCO chess: Rajesh draws with Russian GM


August 2nd, 2011 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 2 (IANS) Chennai lad V.A.V. Rajesh, a student of Loyola College, stole the limelight by holding top seed Russian Grandmaster Maxim Matlakov to a draw in the first ... Read more...

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Focus on Indian folk at Sangeet Natak Akademi festival


July 27th, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The colours of Indian folk traditions is the highlight of the ongoing Sangeet Natak Akademi Awards festival in the capital. Four folk musical troupes will ... Read more...

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India’s Bhakti Kulkarni wins junior Asian chess championship


June 8th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 8 (IANS) Goa's first international woman grandmaster Bhakti Kulkarni Wednesday won the Asian Junior Chess Championship held at Bentota beach resort, in Colombo.Kulkarni (20), who has already won ... Read more...

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Save Yamuna campaign: March reaches Vrindavan


April 5th, 2011 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mathura/Vrindavan, April 5 (IANS) The ascetics on a march to demand release of water into the drying and polluted Yamuna and cleaning of the river reached Vrindavan Tuesday morning.The ... Read more...

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‘Hum Dono Coloured’ and the nostalgic 11 (Comment)


February 11th, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
By Mahendra Ved A teenaged girl who came escorting her grandparents and four middle-aged couples were the only viewers at one of Delhi's downtown multiplex theatres for a screening of "Hum Dono Rangeen", ... Read more...

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Oldest & acclaimed Catholic University offers Hinduism classes


November 22nd, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Nov 22 (ANI): Catholic University Leuven (Belgium), oldest existing Catholic university in the world founded in 1425, is offering Hinduism classes in English and Dutch.These Hinduism courses will acquaint students ... Read more...

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For A to Z of Hinduism, pick up this gem (IANS Book Review)


November 20th, 2010 - 9:11 am ICT by IANS
By M.R. Narayan Swamy Book: "Hinduism - An Alphabetical Guide"; Author: Roshen Dalal; Publisher: Penguin; Price: Rs.999; Pages: 483This is an invaluable encyclopaedia on Hinduism, a treasure of knowledge, a product of years ... Read more...

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Hindus laud Archbishop of Canterbury for ‘joyful’ Diwali wishes


November 12th, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Nov 12 (ANI): Hindus have applauded Archbishop of Canterbury Dr. Rowan Douglas Williams for his Diwali message wishing 'joyful festival' to 'Hindu communities' published on the Archbishop's official website.Prominent Hindu ... Read more...

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Gay rights movement celebrates decade in Nepal


September 12th, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Sep 12 (IANS) The only country in South Asia to recognise same sex marriages, Nepal Sunday celebrates a decade of the gay rights movement pioneered by a single group ... Read more...

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‘Takita Takita’ to hit screen in June


May 10th, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 10, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Post-production works are in progress for "Takita Takita', directed by Srihari Nanu, presented by Bhoomika and produced by Bharat Thakur on the banner of Downtown Films. ... Read more...

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Bali disapproves Naina’s bhaiyya reference


April 22nd, 2010 - 9:53 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 22, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):In Beyond Dreams' prime time show, Jamunia, Bali is really tensed nowadays as Naina (Bhakti) refers to him as bhaiyya. Naina, who has been recently introduced in ... Read more...

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Mayawati finally declares relief for stampede victims


March 10th, 2010 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 10 (IANS) Six days after 63 people died in a stampede in an Uttar Pradesh ashram, Chief Minister Mayawati Wednesday announced a compensation of Rs.2.5 lakh to the families of ... Read more...

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Ashram doles out damages to kin of stampede victims


March 7th, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mangarh, (Pratapgarh), March 7 (IANS) Spiritual guru Kripaluji Maharaj's Bhakti Dham Ashram, where 63 people lost their lives and 64 were injured Thursday in one of the worst stampedes, Sunday doled out ... Read more...

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63 killed in Uttar Pradesh ashram stampede (Roundup)


March 4th, 2010 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 4 (IANS) The promise of a free lunch and gift of utensils proved to be a fatal lure Thursday when 63 women and children were killed and 64 others were ... Read more...

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63 dead in stampede in Uttar Pradesh ashram (Fourth Lead)


March 4th, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 4 (IANS) The promise of a free lunch and utensils turned fatal Thursday when 63 people were killed and more than 30 injured in a stampede that broke out when ... Read more...

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Police issues notice to Goan artist for ‘obscene’ Ganesha paintings


August 18th, 2009 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 18 (IANS) The Goa police have issued a notice to well-known installation artist Subodh Kerkar asking him to "refrain from hurting religious sentiments" after he courted controversy for his portrayal ... Read more...

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Indonesian plane with 17 people aboard remains missing


August 3rd, 2009 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Aug 3 (DPA) Indonesian search and rescue workers have failed to locate an aircraft with 15 people and two babies on board that disappeared shortly after takeoff in the eastern province ... Read more...

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Dev to return home safely


July 2nd, 2009 - 6:31 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
In the last episode of Choti Bahu it was shown that Dev meets with an accident while driving back home. This was one of the twists in the tale of the ... Read more...

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Mohan-Bhakti ki Rasleela


June 11th, 2009 - 3:49 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Another most loved couple of Indian television Mohan-Bhakti from the show Hamari Devari sizzled in the Star Parivaar Awards this year. They left everyone spellbound with their rasleela act on stage."We ... Read more...

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Celebrate Mother’s Day ‘ This week on Star Sansaar


May 9th, 2009 - 11:30 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Sunday, 10th May at 11 am only on STAR PlusMumbai, May 8th: STAR Plus celebrates Mothers Day this Sunday along with its famous telly stars. On the occasion of Mother's Day, ... Read more...

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Sufi singers enchant with language mix (Feature with Images)


April 9th, 2009 - 10:34 am ICT by IANS
By Ruchika Kher New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) Sufi music is generally associated with north India, but three Dargah singers from the south have brought with them a different brand of Sufi singing, ... Read more...

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Retired teacher decks himself up as Krishna’s consort (With Image)


November 20th, 2008 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Allapur (Uttar Pradesh), Nov 20 (IANS) Draped in a bright red sari, wearing bangles, anklets, nose ring and donning other items of the solah singaar (16 ways to beautify body) from head ... Read more...

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President, husband pray at Tirupati on wedding anniversary


July 7th, 2008 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Tirupati, July 7 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil and her husband Devi Singh Shekhawat Monday offered prayers at the Lord Venkateshwara temple on Tirumala Hills on their 43rd wedding anniversary. Patil arrived here ... Read more...

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Pratibha Patil arrives in Tirupati


July 6th, 2008 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Tirupati (Andhra Pradesh), July 6 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil arrived here Sunday on a two-day visit to inaugurate the platinum jubilee celebrations of Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam (TTD). After an overnight stay, the ... Read more...

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Classical singer Madhup Mudgal to sing in Morocco fest


June 10th, 2008 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) Hindustani classical vocalist Madhup Mudgal is all set to add an Indian flavour to Arabian-African music at the annual Fes Festival of World Sacred Music in Morocco. ... Read more...

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Modern dances only exercise of body: Saroja Devi


May 24th, 2008 - 11:50 am ICT by admin
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Saroja Devi, considered a living legend of Bharatanatyam dance, feels modern Indian dances lack devotion and are mere "exercises of the body, but not of ... Read more...

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Rethinking religion in India starts on a promising note in New Delhi


January 22nd, 2008 - 3:13 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Jan.22 (ANI): The first day of the conference Rethinking Religion in India at the Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts on Monday started on a promising note with experts ... Read more...

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On Diwali, foreign devotees of Lord Krishna begin circumambulation of ‘Govardhan parvat’


November 14th, 2007 - 10:20 am ICT by admin
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