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Angad Hasija doesn’t mix personal life with professional


August 19th, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) TV actor Angad Hasija, known for playing schizophrenic Alekh in "Sapna Babul Ka...Bidaai", says his personal and professional lives are very different."I feel that everyone has ... Read more...

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Quake jolts India-Myanmar border


July 15th, 2012 - 8:35 am ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, July 15 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 5.6 on the Richter scale jolted the India-Myanmar border region early Sunday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said.The quake occurred at 1.25 ... Read more...

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Multiplex bosses support shutdown, say losses not so big


May 31st, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 31 (IANS) Multiplexes in the entertainment capital of India Thursday kept their shutters down till the evening. The bosses admit bearing a loss of not over Rs.1,00,000 per ... Read more...

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Mamata asks MCA to reconsider ban on SRK (Lead)


May 18th, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 18 (IANS) Terming the ban on Shah Rukh Khan as "undemocratic and unwarranted", West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Friday batted for the Bollywood superstar and urged ... Read more...

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Mamata asks MCA to reconsider ban on SRK


May 18th, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 18 (IANS) Standing by Shah Rukh Khan, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Friday appealed to the Mumbai Cricket Association to reconsider its five-year ban on the ... Read more...

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Kerala’s biggest IT employer expands Bangalore operations


February 17th, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 17 (IANS) Kerala's biggest IT employer UST Global Friday expanded its Bangalore operations which will initially accommodate 600, with the capacity to expand to over 5,000.Elaborating on UST ... Read more...

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Court sends cop to jail, says men in uniform flouting law


February 9th, 2012 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) A Delhi court has awarded two years' rigorous imprisonment to a traffic police constable for assaulting and illegally detaining a woman, observing that everyday newspapers ... Read more...

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Neoretina offers advanced surgery


January 19th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 19 (IANS) Neoretina Eye Institute, a dedicated retinal eye care hospital here, Thursday introduced advanced minimally invasive surgical services.The services will benefit patients suffering from eye disorders like ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Reset Pakistan policy to check terror syndicate: Former CIA analyst


December 28th, 2011 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 28 (IANS) Describing the 2008 Mumbai attacks as President Barack Obama's first major international crisis, a former CIA analyst has called for a reset of American policy ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Hygiene in Delhi: Court notice to civic agencies (Lead)


December 14th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Expressing anguish over the civic agencies' failure in hygienic upkeep in the national capital, the Delhi High Court Wednesday asked for explanations from government departments ... Read more...

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Hygiene in Delhi: Court issues notices to civic agencies


December 14th, 2011 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Expressing anguish over the failure of civic agencies to maintain hygiene in the national capital, the Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notices to a ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha MPs complain about Delhi’s Master Plan


December 12th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) The Lok Sabha Monday passed the National Capital Territory of Delhi Laws (Special Provisions) Second Bill 2011 which extends for another three years the ... Read more...

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Capturing 100 years of Delhi in colours


December 7th, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) The making of Delhi is the focus of two major art expositions to be held in the capital over the next few days.A cultural exposition ... Read more...

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Delhi i1 Series franchise named after Gypsies and Billionaires


December 6th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) The Delhi franchise of the i1 Super Series racing league has been named Delhi Gypsies and Billionaires.Management expert Arindham Chaudhuri, the owner of the ... Read more...

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Businessman Ramakrishna Raju picks up Chennai franchise of i1 Super Series


November 29th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Businessman K Raghu Ramakrishna Raju was Tuesday named the owner of Chennai franchise of the i1 Super Series racing league beginning from Jan 8 in ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh ready for world’s seven billionth baby


October 29th, 2011 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 29 (IANS) With a UN report saying that the world's seven billionth baby is expected to be born in the country's most populous state Uttar Pradesh Oct 31, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Affordable Art Fair comes to India


October 28th, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) The growing Indian art market has opened its door to the prestigious Affordable Art Fair -- a global showcase-cum-sale of affordable art by young contemporary ... Read more...

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Parliament, politicians condemn Delhi terror attack (Roundup)


September 7th, 2011 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) The Indian parliament and politicians across the spectrum Wednesday condemned the ghastly terror attack at the Delhi High Court Wednesday that left 11 people ... Read more...

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Five killed, 20 injured in Manipur blast (Lead)


August 1st, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Aug 1 (IANS) At least five people were killed and 20 injured in a powerful explosion Monday at a crowded marketplace in the capital of India's restive northeastern state ... Read more...

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‘Zindagi Na…’ team to help Mumbai blast victims


July 20th, 2011 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 20 (IANS) Producers Ritesh Sidhwani and Farhan Akhtar, along with director Zoya Akhtar, have decided to contribute Thursday's collections of certain Mumbai multiplexes for the welfare of ... Read more...

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Mumbai terror attack won’t shake market confidence: Pranab


July 14th, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Condemning Wednesday's Mumbai terror attack in which 17 people were killed and 131 others injured, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Thursday said it was a ... Read more...

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Leaders condemn Mumbai serial blasts


July 14th, 2011 - 1:42 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Leaders from all political parties have condemned the serial blasts that rocked congested areas of Mumbai Wednesday evening, killing at least 20 people and injuring over ... Read more...

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Shimla’s historic Ridge portion again caves in


July 13th, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 13 (IANS) This erstwhile summer capital of India is in danger of losing its British legacy bit by bit. A small portion of the Ridge, the most famous ... Read more...

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World’s only Sanskrit daily turns 42 (Feature with images)


July 7th, 2011 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mysore, July 7 (IANS) Even as English and modern Indian language newspapers continue to flourish in the country, Sudharma, which claims to be the only Sanskrit newspaper in the world, ... Read more...

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Google told to get clearance for Bangalore street view


June 21st, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 21 (IANS) The Bangalore police has directed global Internet search engine Google to get permission from the central government to film this tech hub for its Street View ... Read more...

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World Bank to study Delhi’s waste-to-energy plant


June 3rd, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) The waste-to-energy plant coming up in Delhi has been chosen by the World Bank for a case study, an official said Friday.The decision was taken ... Read more...

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Google to offer street view of Indian cities soon


May 26th, 2011 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 26 (IANS) Global Internet search engine Google Thursday announced plans to offer street view of Indian cities on its maps platform."We are launching the street view project from ... Read more...

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Jewellery designer Farah Khan Ali opens store in capital


April 22nd, 2011 - 1:43 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) If you want to make heads turn with an emerald or sapphire cocktail ring or a stunning layered ruby and diamond set, head straight ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Pubs ready with flowing taps and food on match day


April 1st, 2011 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 1 (IANS) Not one of those lucky enough to watch India play Sri Lanka in the World Cup final at the Wankhede Stadium here? Worry not, because pubs ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Goa lawmakers to discuss ‘Dum Maaro Dum’


March 29th, 2011 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 29 (IANS) Already in the news for short skirts, bikinis and drugs, upcoming Bollywood flick "Dum Maaro Dum" (DMD) is all set to make waves in the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Indian hitman shoots Dawood aide inside Nepal jail (Second Lead)


March 10th, 2011 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, March 10 (IANS) A former Nepali minister's son, believed to be an associate of terror kingpin Dawood Ibrahim, was shot at inside Nepal's most tightly guarded prison in Kathmandu ... Read more...

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Wine tours - a whole new weekend getaway (With Images)


March 2nd, 2011 - 10:45 am ICT by IANS
Nashik (Maharashtra), March 2 (IANS) Imagine walking through acres of grape plantations surrounded by mountains with a glass of your favourite wine in hand...It could make you feel a ... Read more...

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EU to help Indian firms with clean technologies


February 17th, 2011 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 17 (IANS) The European Union (EU) Thursday set up a new business and technology centre in this tech hub to help Indian companies adopt clean technologies for protecting the environment."We ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Houses collapse in Pakistan quake (Lead)


January 19th, 2011 - 6:34 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 19 (IANS) At least 10 houses collapsed or were damaged after a magnitude 7.4 earthquake hit a sparsely-populated mountainous region of Pakistan's Balochistan province early Wednesday, media reports said.According to ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Three Indians nabbed for ’sex tourism’ in Nepal


January 9th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Jan 9 (IANS) Nepal's Tourism Year 2011 has claimed the first Indian casualties with police arresting three men for allegedly seeking commercial sex in the capital.Rafiq Hussain, 40, Shahid ... Read more...

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