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Abid Hussain passes away

June 21st, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Abid Hussain, a former Indian ambassador to the US and who held a series of senior positions at the centre, died in London Thursday following ... Read more...

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SC notice to Haryana government on mosque land

June 18th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday issued notice to the Haryana government and directed status quo on a plea challenging allotment to a mosque a land originally ... Read more...

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Udaipur royal scion bags prestigious UN award

May 30th, 2012 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 30 (IANS) Maharana Arvind Singh Mewar of the erstwhile royal family of Udaipur has become the second Indian to be named for the eighth Women Together Award ... Read more...

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US move on Lashkar-e-Toiba: Better late than never (Comment)

April 3rd, 2012 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
The US move to announce a $10 million bounty on Pakistan-based planner of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack is a huge step - huge for the US and its already ... Read more...

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Peaceful Eid prayers held across Kashmir

November 7th, 2011 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 7 (IANS) Thousands of Muslims turned out Monday across the Kashmir Valley to offer Eid-ul-Zuha prayers at various Eidgahs and mosques despite the morning cold.Large Eid gatherings were ... Read more...

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Dubai to donate used laptops for charity

November 2nd, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Nov 2 (IANS/WAM) Three organisations in Dubai have launched a campaign through which the public will be encouraged to donate used laptop computers which will then be recycled and ... Read more...

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Kashmiris prepare for Eid with prayers, shopping

August 29th, 2011 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 29 (IANS) Ahead of the Muslim holy festival of Eid-ul-Fitr, markets in Jammu and Kashmir's summer capital Srinagar are crowded with shoppers as locals engage in hectic buying ... Read more...

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Pope: Show generosity to Haiti quake victims

January 13th, 2010 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Vatican City, Jan 13 (DPA) Pope Benedict XVI Wednesday urged the international community to spare no effort in assisting the victims of the earthquake in Haiti. "My thoughts go in particular to the ... Read more...

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Direct Tax Code poses difficulties, says Catholic church

November 9th, 2009 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) Certain provisions in the Direct Tax Code applicable to religious and charitable institutions and trusts will pose "serious difficulties" for these organisations, the Catholic church has ... Read more...

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My mother didn’t like me in bikini: Kareena

June 16th, 2009 - 8:54 am ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) Mum is the word for Kareena Kapoor and the actress would go to any length to keep her mother happy. So she has decided ... Read more...

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US reads the riot act to Pak on Mumbai terror attacks

December 20th, 2008 - 11:21 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 20 (ANI): The United Stated has read the riot act to Pakistan despite domestic compulsions of Islamabad, and said that the actions it takes to apprehend those behind the ... Read more...

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Where Hindus help organise Muslim prayer meet

September 26th, 2008 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Malappuram (Kerala), Sep 26 (IANS) About 600,000 Muslims converged here Friday evening for an annual prayer meet, which sees Hindu families playing a key role by either providing their land and buildings ... Read more...

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China’s quake orphans take part in Olympic torch relay

June 15th, 2008 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Wanzhou (China), June 15 (Xinhua) An American foundation working for orphans in China said Sunday 50 children who lost their parents in the devastating May 12 earthquake were taking part in the ... Read more...

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National award winning Malayalam films have stayed canned

June 11th, 2008 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 10 (IANS) Four of the six Malayalam movies that won national awards this year, including "Pulijanmam" (for Best Film), have not been publicly screened, Minister for Education and Cultural Affairs ... Read more...

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We shall build a golden Gujarat by 2010: Modi

May 3rd, 2008 - 12:13 am ICT by admin
Ahmedabad, May 2(IANS) Chief Minister Narendra Modi Friday appealed to the people of Gujarat to help build a 'golden state' as it approaches the 50th year of its formation in two years. ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh bureaucrat under fire for criticising Dalit icons

February 19th, 2008 - 3:44 pm ICT by admin
Lucknow, Feb 19 (IANS) An Uttar Pradesh bureaucrat who authored a controversial book called "Jaatiraj" (the rule of castes) may face action under the Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe (Prevention of Atrocities) ... Read more...

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