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Six percent discount on gold coins on Akshaya Tritiya


April 23rd, 2012 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) India Post is offering a six percent discount on gold coins on the occasion of Akshaya Tritiya across its 31 designated post offices in the ... Read more...

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Losar will be a muted in McLeodganj this year


February 18th, 2012 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Feb 18 (IANS) It will be a muted Tibetan New Year or Losar in Dharamsala's suburb of Mcleodganj this year as the community expresses solidarity with those suffering under ... Read more...

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Reduce military in Tibet, say exiles


January 27th, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Jan 27 (IANS) The Tibetan government-in-exile based in this north Indian hill station Friday asked China to reduce its huge military presence in Tibet, release political prisoners and resume ... Read more...

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Resolve Tibet issue through dialogue, says PM-in-exile


January 26th, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Jan 26 (IANS) Tibetan Prime Minister-in-exile Lobsang Sangay Thursday reiterated that the only way to resolve the Tibet issue is through dialogue."I urge the Chinese leadership to heed the ... Read more...

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Make Tihar Jail meat-free zone: PETA India


November 22nd, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Urging the Delhi High Court to make Tihar Jail a meat-free zone, PETA India Tuesday said many jails in the US have introduced vegetarian food ... Read more...

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Breast cancer scares Elizabeth Hurley


October 18th, 2011 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 18 (IANS) Actress Elizabeth Hurley says she is terrified of getting breast cancer.The 46-year-old, who undergoes regular screening for the disease which killed her grandmother, normally thinks rationally ... Read more...

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Slip in gold prices an added incentive to buyers this Akshaya Tritiya


May 6th, 2011 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) There was a huge rush for gold Friday, with buyers thronging jewellery shops after prices of the precious metal dipped by around Rs.500 per 10 ... Read more...

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Snow effect: Cash machines running out of money


December 4th, 2010 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 4 (IANS) Heavy snowfall is hampering banking facilities in Britain as cash machines of several leading banks are running out of money ahead of the busy shopping weekend, a media ... Read more...

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Court allows gay sperm donor to spend time with his kids by lesbian mum


December 2nd, 2010 - 6:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 2 (ANI): A gay sperm donor in Britain has won a custody battle brought about by a lesbian who had his children, after the court ruled that he can spend ... Read more...

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Brit women spend over 5 years of their lives shopping!


November 27th, 2010 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 27 (ANI): Retail therapy has always been a popular pastime among women, and now a new study has revealed that British women spend more than five years of their lives ... Read more...

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Robert Louis Stevenson Remembered By Google Doodle


November 13th, 2010 - 7:25 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) California based Internet search and services provider Google Inc has come up with a new doodle on its homepage, adhering to its tradition of changing ... Read more...

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Shooting for Urumi Finally Starts


August 20th, 2010 - 7:25 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 20, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The much awaited movie "Urumi" by Prithviraj started its journey on August 17 this year, which happened to be the first day of the Malayali calendar. ... Read more...

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Akshaya Tritiya observed by holy dip at Allahabad


May 16th, 2010 - 8:34 pm ICT by ANI
Allahabad, May 16 (ANI): Hundreds of devotees took a holy dip at the Sangam, confluence of the holy rivers, Ganges and Yamuna, here on the occasion of Akshaya Tritiya.Akshaya Tritiya, is the ... Read more...

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Gold prices soar ahead of Akshaya Tritiya


May 13th, 2010 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 13 (IANS) Gold prices rose to Rs.18,350 per 10 grams ahead of Akshaya Tritiya Sunday that will kick-start the great Indian wedding season and spur demand for the yellow metal. ... Read more...

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‘MMTC to import 200 tonnes Gold this fiscal’


May 8th, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by ANI
By Damanjeet KohliNew Delhi, May 8 (ANI): MMTC's Chairman and Managing Director Sanjiv Batra on Friday said that the MMTC Ltd, which is the country's top gold importer, is likely to import ... Read more...

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Himachal hotels are booked for long weekend (With Image)


December 25th, 2009 - 10:15 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 25 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh's hospitality industry is welcoming thousands of tourists, mainly from the north Indian plains, for the Christmas weekend. Most hotels and guest houses in tourist destinations across ... Read more...

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Shah Rukh adds magic touch to Delhi Half Marathon


November 1st, 2009 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) Shah Rukh Khan cast a magic spell over the participants of the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon here Sunday morning as he mingled with them freely. Many ... Read more...

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Queen’s advisers reject MPs demand to open Buckingham Palace more often


June 27th, 2009 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 27 (ANI): British monarch Queen Elizabeth II has said that she will not accede to an MPs demand to open Buckingham Palace more often to the public to generate millions ... Read more...

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Mayawati criticises UPA for ignoring private sector quota


June 5th, 2009 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 5 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Friday criticised the Manmohan Singh government for remaining silent on the issue of quotas for Dalits in the private sector in President ... Read more...

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Army of Man U fans ready to paint Rome red


May 26th, 2009 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 26 (ANI): Thirty thousand Manchester United fans are expected to travel to Rome for Wednesday's Champion League final, painting the Eternal City red.Only 20,000 United fans have tickets for ... Read more...

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Woman killed in Vrindavan temple stampede


April 27th, 2009 - 3:57 pm ICT by ANI
Vrindavan (Uttar Pradesh), Apr 27 (ANI): One woman was killed and another injured in a stampede at the Bankey Bihari Temple here on Monday.According to police, the incident occurred when a ... Read more...

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Wine changes its taste with lunar cycle


April 19th, 2009 - 4:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 19 (ANI): Fancy some wine today? Well, the fruition of your desire will end in disappointment - not because of bad selection or the bottle being corked but due to ... Read more...

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Queen told to open Buckingham Palace to the public more often


January 27th, 2009 - 3:37 pm ICT by ANI
LOndon, Jan.27 (ANI): A powerful committee of MPs has urged Queen Elizabeth to open Buckingham Palace more often to the public in return for an increase in taxpayers'' money for the ... Read more...

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Why vacation sex spices up your love life like nothing else


August 26th, 2008 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 26 (ANI): Want to pep up your love life? Well, then all you need to do is plan a vacation sex with your partner, for it can do wonders ... Read more...

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Australia and worlds laziest parliament is in New South Wales


July 30th, 2008 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 30 (ANI): If there is one dubious record that New South Wales would love to do without, it would be the label that it has Australia and the worlds ... Read more...

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Leggy lasses in short skirts driving male motorists to distraction!


July 18th, 2008 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 18 (ANI): Leggy lasses in short skirts are proving to be a biggest threat to road safety of male drivers.A new research has shown that car crashes shoot up ... Read more...

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Baltic midsummer feast draws on a distant past


June 23rd, 2008 - 10:40 am ICT by IANS
By Aleks Tapinsh Riga (Latvia), June 23 (DPA) Estonians, Latvians and Lithuanians around the world are set to celebrate midsummer festivals Monday night with rites drawing deeply on pagan traditions of the Baltic ... Read more...

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Devotes take a holy dip in Ganges on ‘Akshaya Tritiya’ in Allahabad


May 7th, 2008 - 5:28 pm ICT by admin
Allahabad, May 7 (ANI): Devotees in Allahabad take a holy dip in the river Ganges on the occasion of 'Akshaya Tritiya' (Gold festival) today.Akshay Tritiya, the third day of the lunar ... Read more...

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Tom Hanks New Year resolutions: exercise and wearing suits


January 9th, 2008 - 4:16 pm ICT by admin
Washington, January 9 (ANI): Taking regular exercise and wearing suits more often are Hollywood star Tom Hanks two resolutions for 2008.The Oscar winner has revealed that he even asked his wife ... Read more...

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