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‘Ferrari Ki Sawaari’ irks Ferrari bosses?

June 12th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) While Vidhu Vinod Chopra's "Ferrari Ki Sawaari" is creating a lot of buzz with people praising the film for its simplicity, there is one section ... Read more...

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Century on, end of a bullock cart saga in Mumbai (With Images)

February 8th, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 8 (IANS) Rain or shine, they would deliver their ware. But, following a sustained campaign by an animal rights group and celebrities, Maharashtra has finally brought the curtains ... Read more...

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National Museum to set up 1,000 people’s museums across India

April 9th, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) In a bid to preserve local heritage and take museums out of their institutional buildings to the community, the National Museum is initiating a programme ... Read more...

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Pravargyeishti performed at Athirathram in Kerala

April 7th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
Panjal (Kerala), Apr. 7 (ANI): Over one lakh people have so far visited Panjal Athirathram, a 5000-year old Vedic ritual and yagna performed at Panjal village near Trichur in the last four ... Read more...

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Hindu devotees embark on special journey to retrace ancient road to Puri

March 7th, 2011 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Mar.7 (ANI): Hundreds of Hindu devotees embarked on a spiritual journey on foot from Kolkata to Puri to retrace an ancient road that led to the sacred Jagannath temple.The temple dedicated ... Read more...

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Applause for Lavani dancers at parade

January 26th, 2011 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) Lavani dancers from Maharashtra put up a colourful and vibrant show at the Republic Day parade here Wednesday, drawing applause from spectators.The state tableau displayed Marathi folk ... Read more...

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Protests over sealing of hall in prestigious Agra convent

September 3rd, 2010 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Sep 3 (IANS) Teachers, students, parents and even the city mayor are up in arms over the Agra Development Authority's (ADA) move to seal the hall of a prestigious convent school ... Read more...

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Four killed in Uttar Pradesh accident

June 30th, 2010 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 30 (IANS) Four people were killed and eight critically injured when a car ran over them in Uttar Pradesh's Unnao district while they were attending to a motorcyclist injured in ... Read more...

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Fuel prices hike: Andhra Pradesh witness protest by opposition parties

June 26th, 2010 - 10:57 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad, June 26 (ANI): All opposition parties in Andhra Pradesh on Saturday staged protest rallies at various parts of the state against the hike in the price of petroleum products.The rally ... Read more...

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Carting children to school, the eco friendly way

March 26th, 2010 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
By Asit Srivastava Vrindavan (Uttar Pradesh), March 26 (IANS) It could well be a case of back to the future. Bullock carts might be outmoded and belong to an era gone by, but ... Read more...

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Fuel prices: Shutdowns in Kerala, Tripura, cart rides in Andhra (Roundup)

March 2nd, 2010 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) Normal life in Kerala and Tripura was hit by shutdowns Tuesday over the fuel price hike in the union budget, while opposition legislators in Andhra Pradesh ... Read more...

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Chandrababu Naidu stages bullock cart protest to oppose fuel price hike

March 2nd, 2010 - 7:04 pm ICT by ANI
By JyothiHyderabad, March 2 (ANI): Former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu and other his party leaders on Tuesday took out a protest march riding a bullock cart upto the ... Read more...

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Andhra legislators go to assembly on bicycles, bullock carts

March 2nd, 2010 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 2 (IANS) To protest the hikes in petrol and diesel prices, opposition legislators in Andhra Pradesh Tuesday went to the state assembly on bicycles and bullock carts. Led by leader ... Read more...

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Captain Gopinath chronicles Air Deccan journey

February 23rd, 2010 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Captain Gopinath, the founder of low-cost carrier Air Deccan which revolutionised India's aviation sector, Tuesday launched his book titled "Simply Fly" which talks about his life and ... Read more...

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Rural Olympics 2010 attracts tourists

February 21st, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
Kila Raipur (Punjab), Feb 21 (ANI): Several unique and daredevil sporting events at the Rural Olympics 2010 drew over hundreds of tourists in Kila Raipur here.Tourists gathered to witness the four-day Rural ... Read more...

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Shiv Sena cries ‘Mussolini raj’ as protests checked (Lead)

February 5th, 2010 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 5 (IANS) The Shiv Sena, whose members were prevented from holding their planned black-flag protests against Rahul Gandhi, Friday hit back alleging that a "Mussolini" type of atmosphere prevailed ... Read more...

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Thousands witness Gwalior’s annual bullock cart race

January 29th, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
Gwalior, Jan. 29 (ANI): The annual bullock cart race of Gwalior attracted scores of spectators from entire Madhya Pradesh, and saw participation of even from the bordering states of Uttar Pradesh and ... Read more...

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In festive season, it’s low political discourse in Karnataka (Letter from Bangalore)

October 2nd, 2009 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
By V.S. Karnic Bangalore, Oct 2 (IANS) For people in Karnataka who are weighed down by high prices of food articles, vegetables, fruits and flowers, the political class is not offering any ... Read more...

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India in spotlight at Frankfurt auto show (With Images)

September 28th, 2009 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
By Manik Mehta Frankfurt, Sep 28 (IANS) India, whose mode of transportation in antiquated cars was once referred to in German industrial circles as the "world's bullock cart", is now being aggressively courted ... Read more...

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Rampur floods leave MP and actress Jayaprada in tears

September 14th, 2009 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
Lucknow, Sep 14 (ANI): Samajwadi Party MP from Rampur and actress Jayaprada was left in tears when her bullock cart got stuck in a river in her constituency.Jaya shrieked and cried ... Read more...

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Two feared dead as 60-year-old bridge collapses in Bihar

August 25th, 2009 - 10:55 pm ICT by ANI
Nawada (Bihar), Aug 25(ANI): At least two people were feared dead and 24 others injured when a bridge collapsed at Kadirganj Bazaar in Bihar's Nawada district on Tuesday.Two jeeps, two trucks, ... Read more...

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Rain gods smile: monsoon in Bihar, heading north (Roundup)

June 28th, 2009 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Ranchi/Chandigarh/Patna/Mohali, June 28 (IANS) The rain gods smiled a little Sunday, as the much delayed monsoon finally hit Bihar - an indicator that the rain-laden clouds were moving further north. ... Read more...

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Staring at drought again, farmers seek ‘mercy killing’

June 28th, 2009 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 28 (IANS) Hit by drought for the fourth successive year and fed up of the government's apathy to their woes, thousands of farmers of Chhattarpur block in Jharkhand's Palamau ... Read more...

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18 drown in Karnataka as bullock cart falls into stream

May 20th, 2009 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 20 (IANS) Eighteen members of a marriage party, including 11 children and four women, drowned Wednesday when the bullock cart in which they were travelling plunged into a swirling stream ... Read more...

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This BSP candidate rides bullock cart to visit voters

March 28th, 2009 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 28 (IANS) At a time when politicians hire helicopters and SUVs for election campaigns, a Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) Lok Sabha candidate in Uttar Pradesh goes about on a ... Read more...

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Slum dwellers of Dharavi hopeful of Oscar for ”Slumdog Millionaire”

February 22nd, 2009 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai/Varansai, Feb 22 (ANI): As Hollywood''s Academy Awards are to get underway later on Sunday, residents of Dharavi in Mumbai, are hopeful of Oscars for ''Slumdog Millionaire''. Residents are very happy with ... Read more...

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Ramalinga Raju’s followers rally behind him

January 13th, 2009 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 13 (IANS) He may have committed the biggest ever fraud in India's corporate history but for people in his native West Godavari district in Andhra Pradesh and his die-hard supporters, ... Read more...

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Patna’s St. Michaels school turns 150 years old

December 14th, 2008 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Dec 14 (IANS) It was about 150 years ago that the Capuchin fathers founded a school for boys near a village along the banks of river Ganges, now in the heart ... Read more...

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Kite-flying, bullock cart races and more at ‘rural Olympics’!

December 3rd, 2008 - 9:41 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 3 (IANS) Guess where you can see some pulse-racing bullock cart races, gulli danda, kite-flying and other traditional Indian games? At the first-ever homegrown 'Rural Olympics' being organised in Uttar ... Read more...

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Cross border Kashmir trade ends Din’s long wait for Peshawari slippers

October 21st, 2008 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Salamabad (Jammu and Kashmir) Oct 21 (IANS) Muhammad Din, 80, a resident of Uri town in Jammu and Kashmir, still fondly remembers the beautifully embroidered Peshawari chappals (slippers) he would wear ... Read more...

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Protests against price hike in Andhra, shutdown Friday

June 5th, 2008 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 5 (IANS) For the second consecutive day protests against the steep hike in petroleum prices continued across Andhra Pradesh even as the opposition parties called for a state-wide shutdown Friday. ... Read more...

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Political parties across nation protest against fuel price hike

June 5th, 2008 - 6:48 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi , Indore , Agartala, June 5 (ANI): After calling for day-long shutdowns in the three communist ruled Indian States, Left party leaders led a protest march in New Delhi ... Read more...

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BSF recovers 10 kg of heroin in Punjab

April 27th, 2008 - 11:52 am ICT by admin
Amarkot (Punjab), Apr 27 (ANI): Border Security Force (BSF) has recovered ten kilograms of heroin worth 500 million rupees from two people in Punjab.Four kilograms of heroin hidden in the fodder ... Read more...

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Legislator rides bullock car to Madhya Pradesh assembly

February 25th, 2008 - 8:30 pm ICT by admin
Bhopal, Feb 25 (IANS) A Samajwadi Party legislator Monday reached the Madhya Pradesh state assembly in a bullock cart in a novel protest to draw attention to the alleged neglect of his ... Read more...

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Rural sports meet attracts NRI Punjabis

February 1st, 2008 - 4:04 pm ICT by admin
By Karan KapoorLudhiana, Jan 31 (ANI): Rural sports continue to draw youth in the villages in Punjab, as was demonstrated during the recent sports meet organized in Samrala.A joint initiative by the ... Read more...

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