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Peaceful Eid celebrations in Maharashtra


August 20th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) Eid-ul-Fitr was celebrated amid peace and religious fervour across Mumbai and Maharashtra Monday with Muslims offering special congregational prayers as thanksgiving to mark the end of ... Read more...

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Old Hyderabad never sleeps for Eid shopping (Letter from Hyderabad)


August 16th, 2012 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 16 (IANS) During Ramadan, shopping for Eid in the walled quarter of Hyderabad does not end with the night. In fact, it picks up at night with the ... Read more...

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‘On Delhi streets, Aug 15 means better business’


August 14th, 2012 - 10:44 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Even as the country celebrates 65th Independence Day in gusto and patriotic fervour Wednesday, there are many on capital's streets who see the day as ... Read more...

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Now, Ramdev caps, bands a hit at Ramlila ground


August 9th, 2012 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Picking from the popularity of caps at Anna Hazare's agitations, vendors here have come up with merchandise on Baba Ramdev that sold like hot ... Read more...

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Muslims in Kerala observe Ramadan fast (Lead)


July 21st, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 21 (IANS) Muslims in Kerala began their Ramadan fast after prayers early Saturday morning."This morning, we went to the mosque for the first prayer session, which took place ... Read more...

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Cheated by rains, UP falls back to traditional coolers (Feature)


July 3rd, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 3 (IANS) 'Khus ka itra' and 'Mitti ka itra', lemon grass shower dips, mattha, nariyal paani, phalse ka sharbat, keora water, rose water, lassi, bael ka sharbet, phalooda ... Read more...

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‘Maximum’ a minimum-fuss crime drama (IANS Movie Review - Rating: ***)


June 29th, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Maximum"; Cast: Naseeruddin Shah, Sonu Sood, Neha Dhupia, Amit Sadh, and Vinay Pathak; Writer-Director: Kabeer Kaushik; Rating:***With a kind of brisk business-like immediacy and the least amount of fuss, ... Read more...

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Bollywood packs its best punch with raw action


June 28th, 2012 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) Advanced technology can make actors fly in the air, jump down high-rises and do other dazzling, dangerous stunts. But it is the old Bollywood ... Read more...

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China steel industry eyes brisk business


June 8th, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 8 (IANS) The Chinese steel industry will witness a surge in demand due to government approval of major infrastructure projects in the country, experts said.The State Council announced ... Read more...

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Ramdev-Anna fast: Business time for Jantar Mantar food kiosks


June 3rd, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) It was a busy Sunday for the food kiosk owners at Jantar Mantar as swelling crowds thronged the venue of Baba Ramdev and Anna ... Read more...

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Team Anna launches SMS cards


April 6th, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 6 (IANS) Team Anna has launched a pan-India SMS card to spread information about the campaign against corruption. One crore cards, priced at Rs.25, have been issued in ... Read more...

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Navratri fasting turns into feasting in land of Nawabs


March 29th, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 29 (IANS) The nine-day Navratri festival that has traditionally spelt detoxification time is now leaving many souls drooling, with tempting and unheard of recipes on the fasting platter ... Read more...

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Mahashivaratri celebrated across India


February 20th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) Millions of Hindus thronged temples across the country Monday to celebrate Mahashivaratri, with some shrines receiving as many as one hundred thousand devouts.It is the ... Read more...

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Kashmir reverberates with prayers on Eid-e-Milad


February 5th, 2012 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 5 (IANS) Despite rain and snow, thousands of Kashmiris Sunday celebrated the birthday of the founder of Islam, Prophet Muhammad, spending the night in mosques and shrines of ... Read more...

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Smoked fish, dried vegetables charm Kashmiris in winter


January 11th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 11 (IANS) The temporary blockade on the Srinagar-Jammu highway due to snowfall has come as a blessing for traders selling smoked fish and dried vegetables - a centuries-old ... Read more...

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The white hills of Gulmarg rock back to glory (With Image)


January 3rd, 2012 - 10:37 am ICT by IANS
Gulmarg (Jammu and Kashmir), Jan 3 (IANS) The party started in the last days of 2011 and continues in the new year with tourists flocking to the snows of Gulmarg ... Read more...

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Christmas celebrated with fervour in Tamil Nadu


December 25th, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 25 (IANS) Visits to churches, exchange of gifts and greetings marked Christmas celebrations in Tamil Nadu Sunday. Midnight masses were held at various churches here and across the ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh shivers as mercury plummets


December 19th, 2011 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 19 (IANS) With the day temperature dipping by as much as 10 degrees Celsius to this winter's lowest, large parts of Uttar Pradesh were in the grip of ... Read more...

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Pakistani traders do brisk business at trade fair


November 21st, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Traditional cotton textiles with embroidery, aromatic spices and handicrafts are among a wide array of goods that have emerged as huge hits for the Pakistani ... Read more...

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You can’t run out of luck at IITF!


November 19th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Chinese paintings depicting Indian gods, Thai crystals, luck chillies, coin trees, golden frogs and Turkish evil eye -- there's no way you can run out ... Read more...

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Delhi’s star goat this Eid costs Rs.1.5 lakh


November 6th, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 6 (IANS) The livestock markets in Old Delhi's Jama Masjid area are witnessing high footfalls and doing brisk business as Muslims gear up to celebrate Eid-ul-Zuha Monday. ... Read more...

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Eden gets large crowd for its maiden T20 international


October 30th, 2011 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 29 (IANS) After registering its lowest turnout Tuesday, the Eden Gardens got its roars back with about 50,000 spectators cheering the Indian team against England in the ground's ... Read more...

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No Lalu rockets, Nitish patakas this Diwali


October 24th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Oct 24 (IANS) It seems politicians in Bihar are losing their spark - to be replaced by the likes of Mahendra Singh Dhoni and a cluth of Bollywood ... Read more...

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Delhi revels in the spirit of Janmashtami


August 22nd, 2011 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Fasting, feasting, prayers, music, chanting of mantras, 'matki phods (breaking the ritual pots)' and story-telling sessions recounting the myths associated with Krishna's birth marked Janmashtami ... Read more...

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Anna Hazare tops rakhi charts in Bihar


August 12th, 2011 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 12 (IANS) If the sale of rakhis is anything to go by, social activist Anna Hazare should be topping the popularity charts in Bihar - ahead of ... Read more...

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Food vendors make hay as Congress ’son’ shines (Lead)


July 9th, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh, July 9 (IANS) The owner of Lucky Tea Stall was indeed feeling lucky. Naresh Chand Gupta did not sleep at night as he is doing 'business of a ... Read more...

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Food vendors make hay at Rahul’s rally


July 9th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh, July 9 (IANS) The owner of Lucky Tea Stall was indeed feeling lucky. Naresh Chand Gupta said he had not slept at night because of the "rush of ... Read more...

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Sweet pill for Kerala - medical tourism (Feature)


July 7th, 2011 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 7 (IANS) World class hospitals, cost-effective treatment and ample opportunities to relax in the scenic landscape of 'God's own country' -- medical tourism promises to be the next ... Read more...

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Kashmir Valley reels under heat, humidity


June 27th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 27 (IANS) The sweltering heat and humid conditions prevailing in the Kashmir Valley for the last four days are likely to last another five days, an official of ... Read more...

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Grounded ship attracts crowds in Mumbai


June 19th, 2011 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 19 (IANS) While efforts to tow away grounded cargo ship MV Wisdom were suspended for a fortnight, thousands of people gathered at Mumbai's Juhu beach on Sunday evening ... Read more...

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Prayers for peace as summer beckons tourists to Kashmir


May 22nd, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 22 (IANS) The shadows of violence still linger but the hills and meadows, lakes and valleys beckon, and tourists are once again flocking to Kashmir. It's summer ... Read more...

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Kolkata traders make hay selling campaign gear


April 13th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 13 (IANS) From caps to vests, saris to hair clips, umbrellas to flashlights -- almost everything has a party symbol on it these days. City traders are ... Read more...

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Hazare fast over, calmn prevails at Jantar Mantar


April 10th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) The barricades were removed, roads were swept clean and the atmosphere was calm and serene at Jantar Mantar here Sunday, a day after reformer Anna ... Read more...

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Eateries at Jantar Mantar rake in the moolah


April 8th, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) As hundreds of people gather at Jantar Mantar every day to support social activist Anna Hazare, who is on a fast-unto-death for a strong anti-graft ... Read more...

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Hazare calm yet determined in his fight


April 6th, 2011 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) The anger and energy were palpable the minute one crossed the police barricades to arrive at Jantar Mantar in central Delhi where social activist Anna ... Read more...

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