‘Vedanta and yoga perfect match for certain American values’

January 9th, 2011 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
By Mayank Chhaya Chicago, Jan 9 (IANS) There has always been a pervasive but undocumented feeling that Indian philosophy, as manifest in Vedanta on the intellectual plain and yoga on the physical plain, ... Read more...

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Macca appeals for meat-free day in India

January 5th, 2011 - 4:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 5 (ANI): Former Beatle Sir Paul McCartney has asked Indian Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh if he would make 12 January, the anniversary of the founding of the Indian ... Read more...

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Pope says there is rubbish in our consciousness: Hindus purify it through selfless work

November 4th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Nov 04 (ANI): Rubbish is not only on different streets of the world. There is rubbish also in our consciences and in our souls, His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI reportedly ... Read more...

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Twitterers defy Chinese censorship, break silence on Tiananmen Square’s ‘Tank Man’

June 4th, 2009 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, June 4 (ANI): Pictures of the lone man standing with two plastic bags confronting several tanks in Beijing's Tianamen Square in June 1989 are still etched in the memories of ... Read more...

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Will ‘Singh is Kinng’ bring home NRIs? (Commentary)

August 17th, 2008 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
By Kul Bhushan Will some NRIs head back to India after watching the latest box office hit, "Singh is Kinng?" After watching the conscience pricking scenes during which the hero Akshay Kumar urges ... Read more...

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Pope to apologise for sexual abuse by priests

July 13th, 2008 - 6:43 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 13 (ANI): Pope Benedict XVI has begun his nine-day visit to Australia, where is expected to issue an apology to the victims of sexual abuse by priests.The Pope is ... Read more...

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Athletes urged to use T signs to show concern for Tibet during Beijing Olympics

July 11th, 2008 - 4:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 11 (ANI): After China prohibited political banners and flags showing solidarity towards the Tibet issue during the Beijing Olympics beginning August 8, human rights activists and those running the ... Read more...

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Brit Jews, Muslims say no to labelling of halal and kosher meat

April 7th, 2008 - 11:03 am ICT by admin
London, Apr.7 (ANI): Jews and Muslims in Britain have reportedly objected to a Government proposal to label halal and kosher meat before they are put on sale. Reacting to Food and ... Read more...

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EU foreign ministers reject Beijing Olympics boycott call

March 30th, 2008 - 6:26 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Brdo (Slovenia), March 30 (Xinhua) The European Union (EU) foreign ministers have rejected the call for a boycott of the upcoming Beijing Olympic Games over the Tibet issue. "We are separating the ... Read more...

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German chancellor not to attend Olympic opening ceremony

March 28th, 2008 - 7:11 pm ICT by admin
DPA Brdo (Slovenia), March 28 (DPA) German Chancellor Angela Merkel and other top officials are not to attend the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games in Beijing, Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said Friday. ... Read more...

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Nail biting costs UK tax payer 100, 000 pounds

November 19th, 2007 - 2:36 pm ICT by admin
London, Nov.19 (ANI): There are many excuses for not holding down a job, but in Britain, nail biting has become one such extraordinary reason for not being employed, and this is adding ... Read more...

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