What happened to money spent on Yamuna, ask activists

August 26th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Aug 26 (IANS) "Save Yamuna" activists marched here Sunday demanding to know what had happened to the huge rums of money spent on supposedly cleaning the river."Thousands of crores ... Read more...

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Sridevi turns muse for Sabyasachi Mukherjee at DCW

August 13th, 2012 - 3:56 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Ace designer Sabyasachi Mukherjee brought the curtains down at the third PCJ Delhi Couture Week (DCW) Sunday by welcoming on the ramp Bollywood diva ... Read more...

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Kangna to match steps with Madhuri in ‘Dedh Ishqiya’

June 21st, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 21 (IANS) Director Abhishek Choubey is said to have asked actress Kangna Ranaut to brush up her dancing skills as they gear up to start shooting for ... Read more...

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Goa beach jam sessions inspire Rodricks’ new collection

November 2nd, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 2 (IANS) Memories of jam sessions on pristine Goan beaches in the 1970s and flowing, glamourous evening gowns of the time will be the flavour of ace designer ... Read more...

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We demand change, cry Manipur youth

October 6th, 2011 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Oct 6 (IANS) It's hard to see anything positive coming out of the 60-day economic blockade in Manipur. But the blockade and counter blockade by two communities have ... Read more...

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Is revolution possible in a Shellfare society? (Comment)

March 27th, 2011 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
The ongoing Arab revolution may not, after all, rain on the Gulf region the way it has in Egypt and Tunisia. The clouds are hanging heavy all right on at least ... Read more...

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‘Communist’ monopoly played with bread, loo paper!

January 22nd, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 22 (ANI): A new version of Monopoly that is rather communist in nature lets players trade in bread and toilet paper instead of the usual houses and hotels.Brainchild of the ... Read more...

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Why is a Goan Pedro always a drunkard, asks filmmaker

December 1st, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 1 (IANS) A Goan filmmaker will now tap the doors of the archbishop, asking him to examine the stereotypical portrayal of Catholics in Bollywood cinema.Rajendra Talak, whose film "O ... Read more...

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New Playboy Club to open in London next year

October 20th, 2010 - 12:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 19 (ANI): A new Playboy Club is all set to open in London next year, Playboy founder Hugh Hefner has announced.And the Bunny girls will also return to London ... Read more...

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Maria Goretti drapes sari for Payal Singhal’s LFW show

September 20th, 2010 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Designer Payal Singhal's show on the fourth day of the Lakme Fashion Week (LFW) was high on woman power with celebrities like ex-VJ Maria Goretti, actress Tejaswini Kolhapure ... Read more...

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Posh faces Muslim backlash over sexy Turkish vogue cover

July 29th, 2010 - 4:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 29 (ANI): Victoria Beckham's sexy photoshoot for Turkish Vogue has angered Islamic fundamentalists.The 36-year-old former Spice Girl is seen on the cover holding a cocktail glass, wearing a mini-skirt ... Read more...

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“Oracle octopus” Paul, a symbol of decandent West: Ahmadinejad

July 28th, 2010 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, July 28 (ANI): Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has said Paul the "oracle octopus" is a symbol of all that is wrong with the Western world.Shifting temporarily away from his favourite targets ... Read more...

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Russell Brand hopes to have a hybrid kid with Katy Perry!

June 1st, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 1 (ANI): English comedian Russell Brand has revealed that he is hoping to have a different kind of kid with his fiancee Katy Perry.Brand, 34, who is getting married ... Read more...

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The Swingers’ Trial In China Is A Reflection Of The Societal Transformation There

May 20th, 2010 - 10:30 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 20, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A Chinese professor, Ma Yaohai, had been accused of organizing group orgies at his abode. He has now been judicially condemned for the perpetration of ... Read more...

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Homosexual Elton John To Participate In The Biggest Musical Carnival Of Islamic Morocco

May 19th, 2010 - 7:27 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 19, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Elton John is to enact a crucial role in Morocco's largest musical carnival regardless of demands from the Islamist political opposition there that his invitation ... Read more...

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Urban blues on canvas (Weekly Art Column, Rainbow Palette, With Images)

April 17th, 2009 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) The sense of being trapped in the concrete and lifeless urban jungles of big cities draws viewers to Mumbai-based senior artist Jaideep Mehrotra's works.An ... Read more...

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Mugabe prepares for lavish 85th birthday bash as Zimbabwe starves

February 11th, 2009 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
Harare, Feb.11 (ANI): President Robert Mugabe is planning a lavish 85th birthday feast, even as millions of Zimbabweans starve. According to The Sun, Mugabe has demanded 2,000 bottles of Moet and ... Read more...

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Even Christmas cards in UK are vulnerable to F-word!

December 21st, 2008 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 21 (ANI): Britons, it seems, cant get enough of the F-word, for Christmas cards containing expletives are being sold in high street shops across the country.Although, shoppers and campaigners ... Read more...

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Kylie Minogue in the middle of terrorism scare?

September 29th, 2008 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sept 29 (ANI): Kylie Minogue has found herself in the middle of a terrorism scare after British spies reportedly uncovered plans to target her forthcoming gig in the United Arab ... Read more...

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Documenting the ground realities of pollution in Agra

March 11th, 2008 - 10:08 am ICT by admin
(Book Review) By Paras Nath Choudhary Book: "Taj Mahal In Pollution Cauldron"; Author Brij Khandelwal; Publisher: RK Books, Darya Ganj, New Delhi; Price: Rs.175 The earth's atmosphere bristles with heat-trapping gases and serious changes ... Read more...

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