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Age is no bar for adventure in Solang Valley


February 11th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Manali, Feb 11 (IANS) Winter sport is seen as an adventure for the young. Hemraj Thakur from Old Manali does not. The 55-year-old is out setting a new benchmark blazing ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Kangris and Kashmiris…one can’t be separated from the other (With Image)


December 30th, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Khrew (Jammu and Kashmir), Dec 30 (IANS) For 40-year-old Bashir Ahmad Sheikh, it doesn't matter whether the art of weaving the traditional Kashmiri firepot, the kangri, was introduced here during ... Read more...

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Truckers heckle illegal mining panel members


September 17th, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 17 (IANS) A public hearing on illegal mining in Goa Saturday saw unruly scenes, with scores of mining truck owners virtually holding the Justice M.B. Shah Commission's chairman ... Read more...

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Paschimbanga: Where’s the change dude?


August 20th, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 20 (IANS) Finally after all the hoopla, it is to be "Paschimbanga". The rechristening of West Bengal has left many, especially the younger generation, disappointed after the ... Read more...

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‘Paschim Banga’ invokes mixed response in Kolkata


August 19th, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 19 (IANS) The West Bengal government's decision Friday to rechristen the state as 'Paschim Banga' has evoked a mixed response among the city intellectuals with a majority of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

I am still to be successful as a painter: Shuvaprasanna (Interview)


June 19th, 2011 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 19 (IANS) Celebrated contemporary painter, social and political activist Shuvaprasanna has donned all mantles with ease. He has rubbed shoulders with the likes of Gunter Grass and ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Our Daily Bread To Benefit From Baltimore Ravens’ Victory


January 14th, 2011 - 9:00 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) No matter what the outcome of the second round of NFL playoff be, the fact remains that in either case, the Catholic Charities would be benefited. ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Pilgrimage in Rajasthan affected by Gujjar agitation


January 5th, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by ANI
Dausa, Jan 5 (ANI): The ongoing protest by the Gujjar community has adversely affected the life of locals and devotees visiting the famous Mehandipur Balaji Temple in Rajasthan's Dausa district.Tourism is the ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Ready to go back to Bihar, say migrants


November 24th, 2010 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) They came to the national capital with hopes of getting a job to earn their daily bread. They got it and are happy. Now, encouraged ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Srinagar’s Sunday market buzzes on ‘normal’ day


October 17th, 2010 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 17 (IANS) After more than four months, life remained normal for two consecutive days across the Kashmir Valley and the weekly Sunday market here drew large crowds as authorities did ... Read more...

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No end in sight to suffering of Kashmiris (News Analysis)


October 4th, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
By F. Ahmed Srinagar, Oct 4 (IANS) Caught between separatists and authorities, calling for shutdowns and curfews in turn, people in the Kashmir Valley say they are in a no-win situation and ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Visitors shy away from fortress Ayodhya


September 22nd, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
By Sharat Pradhan Ayodhya, Sep 22 (IANS) The flow of visitors to this historic town in Uttar Pradesh is fast receding as security is heightened ahead of the court verdict Friday in the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Try the New Vermont Company Jesus Toaster


September 18th, 2010 - 9:27 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
September 18, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Barely six years have passed since a Florida woman auctioned off a grilled cheese sandwich having an image of the Virgin Mary on it. ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Eminent Marathi poet Narayan Surve dead


August 16th, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Thane (Maharashtra), Aug 16 (IANS) One of eminent Marathi poets who was honoured with Padma Shri Narayan Surve passed away in Thane Monday after a brief illness, family sources said. He was ... Read more...

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Blind beggar hoists tricolour


August 15th, 2010 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 15 (IANS) As hundreds of people Sunday took part in Independence Day celebrations, a club in West Bengal's Murshidabad district bestowed the honour of raising the tri-colour on a teenaged ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Naidu’s agitation is for votes, say Telugu people in Maharashtra


July 20th, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 20 (IANS) Telugu speaking people in Maharashtra are not impressed by the agitation launched by Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief N. Chandrababu Naidu and his supporters against construction of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Price- Regulation campaign in Manipur


July 8th, 2010 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, July 8 (ANI): The All Manipur Anti Drug Association (AMADA) launched a campaign on Wednesday to put pressure on Manipur government to regulate inflated prices of essential commodities.The AMADA has sought ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Cottage industry workers protest ban on use of peacock feathers in Agra


June 30th, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Agra (Uttar Pradesh), June 30 (ANI): Cottage industry workers in Uttar Pradesh's Agra city raised slogans against the Central Government, thereby protesting the proposed ban on the use of peacock feathers ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Imagine Unveils Sarvagunn Sampann


May 8th, 2010 - 8:33 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 08, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Marathi is the flavour of the season. Ekta Kapoor has certainly proved her Maharastrian credentials with Pavitra Rishta and Bairi Piya. Just add one more to show ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Croatia, Pakistan, Russia top list of ‘non-smiling’ nations


May 2nd, 2010 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 2 (IANS) Croatia, Pakistan and Russia have topped a list of countries where people sitting behind shop and office counters have a surly attitude and find it difficult to smile. Only ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Don’t degrade Bollywood - Saroj Khan


April 22nd, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 22, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Once a superstar's preferred choreographer, Saroj Khan has been literally playing musical chairs with reality shows. The veteran dancer started with Nach Baliye and since then ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Arizona Senate Passes Stringent Immigration Bill


April 20th, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Apr 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A rather controversial immigration bill has been passed by the Arizona state Senate that would require police authorities to examine whether a person is in United ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Balika Vadhu’s Pratap joins politics


April 10th, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 10, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):He had the whole nation in tears with his untimely demise in Balika Vadhu. Jehangir Vakil, better know as Pratap of Balika Vadhu is fame is now ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

I’m looking like a bhangi: Divyanka Tripathy


March 30th, 2010 - 12:09 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
March 30, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Some believe that she's arguably the most loved bahu in small screen's recent history. Her show Banoo main teri Dulhann went off air, but her fans are ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Gujarat riots victims turn amateur documentary makers


January 1st, 2010 - 9:08 pm ICT by ANI
Ahmadabad, Jan 1 (ANI) : Surviving victims of the 2002 Gujarat on Friday showcased their artistry in cinematography by becoming amateur documentary filmmakers.A voluntary forum named Saath has helped these victims to ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Jharkhand women self-help groups display their products at IITF


November 23rd, 2009 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 23 (ANI): Women self-help groups from remote areas of Jharkhand displayed products with traditional Kantha Art at the ongoing India International Trade Fair (IITF) here.They are being trained with ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Firecrackers, a source of livelihood for women in West Bengal’s Nungi village


October 12th, 2009 - 9:04 pm ICT by ANI
Nungi (West Bengal), Oct 12(ANI): Diwali, the festival of lights, is celebrated by everyone across the country, but it also a source of income to several women in West Bengal's Nungi village, ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Britannia settles ‘Tiger’ brand tangle with US firm


August 31st, 2009 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 31 (IANS) Biscuit major Britannia Industries Ltd has settled legal issues with Kraft Inc, US, over using the 'Tiger' brand, a top company official said here Monday. "We have successfully settled ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Drought in Bundelkhand forcing farmers to migrate


August 15th, 2009 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
Bhopal, Aug. 15 (ANI): A drought-like situation in Uttar Pradesh's Bundelkhand region has forced hundreds of villagers to migrate to other parts of country in search of their daily bread.The Bundelkhand region, ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Street vendors will have permanent space: Sheila Dikshit


July 28th, 2009 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Now street vendors will have a permanent space to sell their wares, Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit said here Tuesday. "We have plans for providing the street vendors ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Gujarat riot victims yet to receive suitable compensation


June 3rd, 2009 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad, June 3 (ANI): The unfortunate victims of the communal riots that took place in Gujarat in February, 2002 lament over the fact that they have not yet received any compensation from ... Read more...

Posted in National |

National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme helps Chattisgarh villagers


April 15th, 2009 - 9:31 pm ICT by ANI
Raipur, Apr. 15 (ANI): The National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (NREGS) mooted by the Union Government has ushered a windfall for many deprived villagers in Chattisgarh.This ambitious NREGS programme was launched in ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Recession hits liquor sales in Kerala


December 21st, 2008 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
By K S Ashik Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala), Dec 21 (ANI): The ongoing global economic meltdown has pulled down liquor sales in Kerala, one of the highest liquor consuming states of the country. The ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Jharkhand village turns barren land into lush field through cooperative farming


November 6th, 2008 - 9:34 pm ICT by ANI
By Girija Shankar Ojha Gumla (Jharkhand), Nov.6 (ANI): Farmers in Brinda village in Jharkhands Gumla district have converted 60 acres barren area into lush agricultural land through cooperative farming. "Previously, we used ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Poor Mohammad Wasi promoting the Indian Tricolour with Dupattas


August 3rd, 2008 - 8:35 pm ICT by ANI
By Girish Dubey Varanasi, Aug. 3 (ANI): Varanasi''s Mohammad Wasi, who is a weaver by profession, is trying to generate public respect and love for the Indian national flagthe tricolourby making ... Read more...

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