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Chess for blind: India down Kazakhastan


August 18th, 2012 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 18 (IANS) Hosts India 'A' came up with an inspired show to defeat Kazakhastan 3-1 in the eighth round of the Tata 14th IBCA Chess Olympiad for the ... Read more...

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Chess: Russia outwit India to take lead


August 18th, 2012 - 2:40 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 18 (IANS) Top seeds Russia came up with a determined show as they downed India 'A' in the seventh round of the TATA 14th IBCA Chess Olympiad for ... Read more...

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VHP disrupts India, Pakistan joint I-Day celebrations


August 14th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 14 (IANS) Activists of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) Tuesday disrupted India-Pakistan joint celebrations of their independence organised by a group of voluntary organisations here.The activists tried to ... Read more...

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Around 500,000 perform Amarnath Yatra


July 16th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 16 (IANS) Around 500,000 pilgrims have so far performed this year's Amarnath Yatra that began June 25, an official said Monday. Eighty-six pilgrims have died during this ... Read more...

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SC notice to centre on facilities for Amarnath pilgrims


July 16th, 2012 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Taking note of reported deaths of 67 pilgrims who fell sick on way to the holy shrine of Amarnath in Jammu and Kashmir, the Supreme ... Read more...

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Kashi Vishwanath temple to get facelift, priests get pay hike


June 19th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 19 (IANS) Varanasi's famous Kashi Vishwanath temple will be given a major facelift and the salaries of the priests will be increased, the Uttar Pradesh government announced ... Read more...

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Apex court permits access to Kalighat temple’s sanctum sanctorum (Lead)


May 21st, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday permitted devotees to access the sanctum sanctorum of Kolkata's Kalighat temple to pay obeisance to the deity.An apex court bench of ... Read more...

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Apex court permits access to Kalighat temple’s sanctum sanctorum


May 21st, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday permitted devotees to access the sanctum sanctorum of Kolkata's Kalighat temple to pay obeisance to the deity.An apex court bench ... Read more...

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Akhilesh to get new add in cyber space (With Image)


April 20th, 2012 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 20 (IANS) Hoping to reach out to people across the class divide, particularly the young, Uttar Pradesh's new tech savvy Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav will soon have ... Read more...

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Thousands throng Akhilesh’s house at maiden ‘janata darshan’ (Lead)


April 18th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 18 (IANS) Over 12,000 people from across Uttar Pradesh thronged Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's official residence here Wednesday at his maiden 'janata darshan', officials said.Akhilesh was flooded ... Read more...

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Akhilesh’s maiden ‘janata darshan’ is huge draw


April 18th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 18 (IANS) Over 12,000 people from all across Uttar Pradesh thronged Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's official residence here at his maiden 'janata darshan' Wednesday, officials said.Akhilesh was flooded ... Read more...

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Karauli Mela, Braj region’s very own Kumbh


March 21st, 2012 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
Fatehpur Sikri (Uttar Pradesh), March 21 (IANS) If one climbs the ridge overlooking this erstwhile capital of Mughal emperor Akbar and looks beyond, the sea of humanity around appears like ... Read more...

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Kashmiri artists say local Doordarshan keeping them away


March 9th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 9 (IANS) Scores of local artists and freelance television producers Friday alleged that the local Doordarshan Kendra has shut its doors on them.Talking to IANS, well known Kashmiri ... Read more...

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Diamond contact lenses for goddess - devotees see red! (With Images)


February 23rd, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolhapur (Maharashtra), Feb 23 (IANS) When thousands of devotees turned up for their regular 'darshan' of Goddess Mahalaxmi earlier this week, they noticed a strange glint in her eyes - ... Read more...

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Braj haveli sangeet on verge of extinction


February 7th, 2012 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
Agra, Feb 7 (IANS) The famed musical tradition of 'haveli sangeet',originating in western Uttar Pradesh's Braj region, is on the verge of extinction in the place of its origin, with ... Read more...

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Braj turns yellow on Basant Panchami


January 28th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Agra/Mathura, Jan 28 (IANS) Braj Mandal, the land of Lord Krishna which covers Agra, Mathura, Vrindavan and Goverdhan, Saturday turned yellow with flower decorations, banners, rangoli and people sporting yellow ... Read more...

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Karnataka top table in south zone junior cricket


January 20th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 20 (IANS) Karnataka moved to the top of the table with 10 points as they notched their second win by defeating Kerala by 57 runs in the PR ... Read more...

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‘Shakti’ a powerless film (Kannada Movie Review)


January 8th, 2012 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Shakti"; Cast: Malashri, Avinash, Radhika Gandhi, Kiran Srinivas, Soujanya, Sharat Lohitashva, Manoj, Ashish Vidyarthi, Hema Chaudhary, Sayyaji Shindhe, Sadhu Kokila and Kurigalu Pratap; Story-Screenplay writer-Director: Anil Kumar; Producer: Ramu; Composer: ... Read more...

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Green light for i1 Supercar Series


December 21st, 2011 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Yas Marina (Abu Dhabi), Dec 21 (IANS) When the green light came on at the end of the pit lane and the first car, driven by Malaysian Alex Yoong ... Read more...

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i1Super Series drivers to be unveiled Monday


December 19th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Yas Marina (Abu Dhabi), Dec 19 (IANS) There is palpable sense of expectation ahead of the formal unveiling of drivers who would be participating in the inaugural i1Super Series here ... Read more...

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Kannada film ‘Paagal’ is sheer absurdity (IANS Movie Review - Rating: *1/2)


December 4th, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Producer: Muralidhar, Writer and Director: P.N. Sathya, Music: V Manohar, Cinematography:Niranjan Babu, Cast: PN Sathya, Pooja Gandhi, Thulasi Sivamani, Bullet Prakash, Indrajith Lankesh, Harish Rai, Mico Nagaraj, Biradar and others, Rating: ... Read more...

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Official accuses attendant of sorcery


November 18th, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 18 (IANS) In a bizarre incident, a woman district magistrate in Uttar Pradesh has accused one of her attendants - a woman homeguard - of staging some kind ... Read more...

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I1-Super Series: Dhoni and Yuvraj in race to own franchise


November 15th, 2011 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) Big names in Indian industry, sports and tinsel town, including cricketers Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Yuvraj Singh and Tollywood's Nagarjuna, have shown interest in ... Read more...

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Travelator to make Shirdi Sai Baba temple visit hassle-free


November 9th, 2011 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Shirdi (Maharashtra), Nov 9 (IANS) For the first time in India, the famous Sai Baba temple in Shirdi is planning to install travelators, or moving walkways like the ones at ... Read more...

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Kannada actor, wife apologise to Kannadigas


October 9th, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 9 (IANS) Kannada actor Darshan and his wife Vijayalakshmi Sunday apologised to the people of Karnataka for their marital tiff which even led to the star's arrest.On Sep ... Read more...

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High court grants conditional bail to Kannada actor


October 7th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 7 (IANS) The Karnataka High Court Friday granted conditional bail to Kannada film star Darshan, who has been accused of assaulting his wife. Justice B.V. Pinto granted conditional bail ... Read more...

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Pakistani makes Gandhi’s portrait with blood


October 2nd, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) It was a rare evenwt to see a Pakistani draw a portrait of Mahatma Gandhi and, that too, with his blood. Abdul Waseel presented ... Read more...

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Kannada actor back in jail for wife assault


September 21st, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 21 (IANS) Leading Kannada actor Darshan was Wednesday back in jail here for assaulting his wife and has moved the high court for bail after two lower courts ... Read more...

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I’m relieved, says Nikita after ban is lifted


September 15th, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 15 (IANS) I'm relieved and happy, said Kannada actress Nikita Thukral after the Kannada Film Producers Association (KFPA) Thursday revoked three-year ban on her.The KFPA had banned her ... Read more...

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Ban on Nikita lifted


September 15th, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 15 (IANS) The ban on Kannada actress Nikita Thukral has been revoked by the Kannada Film Producers Association (KFPA) Thursday.The KFPA had banned her for three ... Read more...

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Actress Nikita Thukral banned for 3 years for having affair with co-star


September 14th, 2011 - 6:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Bangalore, Sept 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Bollywood has slammed a three year ban on star Nikita Thukral for “causing” the marital problems between star Darshan and his wife Vijayalakshmi. The ban has been ... Read more...

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Kannada actor denied bail in wife assault case


September 13th, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 13 (IANS) A Bangalore court Tuesday denied bail to leading Kannada actor Darshan who has been arrested for assaulting his wife, though she withdrew her complaint against him.First ... Read more...

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Most hurting decision, says Nikitha after being banned


September 11th, 2011 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 11 (IANS) What mistake have I committed to endure such a harsh punishment, asks multilingual actress Nikitha, who has been banned by the Kannada Producers' Association (KPA) for ... Read more...

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President offers prayers at Tirupati


July 7th, 2011 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 7 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil and her husband Devisingh Shekhawat Thursday offered prayers at the famous Tirumala temple near Tirupati in Andhra Pradesh, on the occasion of ... Read more...

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All set for Amarnath pilgrimage from June 29


June 25th, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 25 (IANS) The stage is all set for the annual Amarnath pilgrimage in Kashmir from June 29, with gathering of ascetics and pilgrims here in the run-up ... Read more...

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