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Luring day-trippers - Delhi’s HOHO buses change gear (Feature) (With Images)


July 15th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The children's laughter and chatter grow as the luxury bus rolls from Qutab Minar. The next stop is Lotus Temple for the bus, begun initially ... Read more...

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Gang that drugged and robbed passengers caught


June 13th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) Five members of a gang that used to drug and rob people have been caught near the Kashmere Gate railway station where they had gone ... Read more...

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The grooms were drunk, the brides said no


May 1st, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 1 (IANS) Left at the altar - alone and drunk. That was the fate of two grooms in normally patriarchal Bihar when their would-have-been brides and their families ... Read more...

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Of toilets and Mamataspeak (West Bengal newsletter)


April 22nd, 2012 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 22 (IANS) Soon after taking over the reins of West Bengal, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had referred to the plight of travellers - particularly women - on ... Read more...

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Beat the summer - sleep well, eat well for glowing skin


April 18th, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) The summer may have been delayed in large parts of the country but is here finally and so are skin problems such as acne, ... Read more...

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UP schools to ban sale of junk food


April 5th, 2012 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 5 (IANS) In a significant step, the Uttar Pradesh government has issued instructions to all schools - Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE), Uttar Pradesh Board and Central ... Read more...

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Rajasthan bans fast foods in college canteens


February 24th, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Feb 24 (IANS) The Rajasthan government has asked all state-run colleges to ban sale of junk foods including pizzas, burgers and cold drinks on their premises, an official said ... Read more...

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V-Day venom: Youngsters flirt with cobra drug (With Images)


February 15th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) It wasn't just heart-shaped chocolates and bright red roses that saw a spurt in sales this Valentine's Day. A deadly drug prepared from cobra venom ... Read more...

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Villagers awestruck as Rahul bathes, rests on terrace


July 6th, 2011 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Rampur Bangar (Uttar Pradesh), July 6 (IANS) It is an occasion villagers here are unlikely to forget -- a night Rahul Gandhi spent with them.As the sun went down, ... 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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Mercury soars in Srinagar


May 19th, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 19 (IANS) In what is "sweltering heat" for the locals but "unbelievably pleasant weather" to the tourists, the maximum temperature in Jammu and Kashmir's summer capital Srinagar has ... Read more...

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Mumbai swelters at 41 degrees Celsius


March 18th, 2011 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 17 (IANS) The city recorded a maximum temperature of 41 degrees Celsius for the second consecutive day Thursday, an official said, making it one of the hottest March ... Read more...

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Three die after consuming cold drink


March 14th, 2011 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Varanasi, March 14 (IANS) Three members of a family, including two teenaged girls, died while two others fell ill after they drank aerated drinks in this Uttar Pradesh city Monday. ... Read more...

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Starbucks Corporation Launches Bigger Trenta Coffee Cups


January 18th, 2011 - 7:19 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Jan 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) There is a good news for all the Starbucks coffee lovers as now they can enjoy more of it by spending few more pennies from their ... Read more...

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Woman raped by friend made on internet


December 26th, 2010 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) A 25-year-old divorced woman was raped and blackmailed by a man who had befriended her on the internet, police said Sunday. The man has been arrested along ... Read more...

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Ranbir Drenched Priyanka!


August 9th, 2010 - 5:50 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 9, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Bollywood hot stars Ranbir Kapoor and Priyanka Chopra are presently shooting for the film Anjaana Anjaani and the duo is doing their best to play ... Read more...

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Lindsay Lohan in pain after teeth surgery


June 3rd, 2010 - 3:47 am ICT by IANS
London, June 3 (IANS) Actress Lindsay Lohan was in agony after her wisdom teeth operation. The "Freaky Friday" actress visited a dental clinic in Los Angeles Tuesday to remove her adult molars ... Read more...

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Severe heat wave in Bhubaneswar


April 10th, 2010 - 7:04 pm ICT by ANI
Bhubaneswar (Orissa), Apr 10 (ANI): The scorching heat has thrown life out of normal gear in Bhubaneswar here with the weather department issuing a heat wave advisory in the region for the ... Read more...

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Woman raped, minor girl molested in capital


April 2nd, 2010 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) A woman was allegedly raped after falling unconscious and a six-year-old girl was molested in two separate incidents of sex crimes in the capital, police said Friday. "A ... Read more...

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Akshay urges citizens to pay taxes honestly


March 24th, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) From selling cold drinks to innerwear, Akshay Kumar is now using his star power as Bollywood's highest tax payer to persuade people to pay their taxes ... Read more...

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Heat wave in Orissa


March 23rd, 2010 - 7:02 pm ICT by ANI
Bhubaneswar, Mar. 23 (ANI): The pre-summer heat in Orissa has already begun to affect normal lives, with weather department issuing heat wave advisory in the area for the next 24 hours.Eleven towns ... Read more...

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Two held for robbing train passengers


March 15th, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, March 15 (IANS) Two men were arrested here for robbing train passengers mostly on the Mumbai-Varanasi route after drugging them, police said Monday. "Cash worth over Rs.1 lakh and other valuables ... Read more...

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Mobile booths outside schools to offer healthy milk products


December 23rd, 2009 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 23 (IANS) Lucknow Milk Producers Co-operative Union (LMPCU), Uttar Pradesh's largest dairy organisation, will offer "healthy milk products" to children by opening mobile booths outside schools and educational institutions. The organisation ... Read more...

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Sikhs mark 334th Martyrdom day of Guru Teg Bahadur


November 24th, 2009 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinAmritsar Nov. 24 (ANI): Marking 334th martyrdom day of Guru Teg Bahadur, the ninth master of the Sikhs, a religious procession was taken out in Amritsar, the city of ... Read more...

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Chandigarh sky dining - trouble after smooth takeoff


October 30th, 2009 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 30 (IANS) It is supposed to make waves, that too in the air, but a novel business venture - Dining In The Sky (DITS) - launched here barely a week ... Read more...

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In Kashmir, pizza culture smokes out family meals


October 25th, 2009 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
By Sarwar Kashani Srinagar, Oct 25 (IANS) The joys of homely Kashmiri food spread over a 'dastar khwan', cloth on the floor, and eaten with the entire family are fast disappearing here. It's ... Read more...

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Taipei funeral parlour uses heat from cremations to brew coffee


October 7th, 2009 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Taipei, Oct 7 (DPA) A Taipei funeral parlour is using the heat saved from cremations to operate air conditioners and to brew coffee for mourners, the director of the parlour said Wednesday. The ... Read more...

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Ginger, tulsi, black pepper keep flu away: Ayurveda experts


September 14th, 2009 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 14 (IANS) Afraid of flu and other respiratory aliments which often resemble swine flu? Use ginger, tulsi (basil) and black pepper as part of traditional preventive measures suggested by experts ... Read more...

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Two held for kidnapping 10-year-old boy for Rs.3 m ransom


September 2nd, 2009 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) Two men who kidnapped a 10-year-old boy in the national capital and held him for a Rs.3-million ransom were arrested in Haryana, Delhi Police said Wednesday. "Navdeep, 21, ... Read more...

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“Nagar Kirtan” taken out to mark Guru Granth Sahib’s installation day


September 1st, 2009 - 11:34 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinAmritsar Sep.1 (ANI): To mark the 405th ceremony of installation of Guru Granth Sahib, the holy scripture of Sikhs, a religious procession was taken out on Tuesday morning ... Read more...

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Obama inspires Arsenal


June 28th, 2009 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 28 (ANI): US President Barack Obama has become a significant talisman in Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger's team talks in their quest to end their four-year run without a trophy. ... Read more...

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Junk food recipes are engineered to trigger our ‘bliss point’


June 28th, 2009 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 28 (ANI): Food scientists combine sugar, fat and salt in ways that make junk foods like burgers, chips, cold drinks and pizzas impossible to resist, says a leading expert who ... Read more...

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As Sukhbir Badal holidays abroad, Punjab faces harsh summer


June 27th, 2009 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 27 (IANS) Punjab's Deputy Chief Minister and Akali Dal President Sukhbir Singh Badal is literally far removed from the harsh, high temperature and powerless woes of the people of the ... Read more...

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Business booms for vendors outside CPI-M office


May 16th, 2009 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) As tension mounted within the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) party headquarters here in anticipation of Lok Sabha election results Saturday, street vendors selling food and beverage ... Read more...

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Rising mercury makes life difficult for people of Bihar


May 10th, 2009 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Patna, May 10 (ANI): Temperature touching close to 45 degrees made life miserable for people of Bihar.In Patna, hot winds and high temperature have made the residents take desperate measures like ... Read more...

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