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Helped by Muslims, Hindus throng Kashmir shrine

May 29th, 2012 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 29 (IANS) Scores of Kashmir Pandit devotees thronged the Khirbhawani temple shrine in Jammu and Kashmir Tuesday amid emotional scenes of Hindu-Muslim amity.Using buses, taxis and even two-wheelers, ... Read more...

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Glued to earplugs, two students crushed by train

December 1st, 2011 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Dec 1 (IANS) The widespread habit of listening to music while walking cost two teenagers their lives here Thursday. The cousins, who were walking on a railway track, could ... Read more...

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Kanha’s second orphaned tigress sent to Panna reserve

November 13th, 2011 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Nov 12 (IANS) A tigress of the Kanha National Park, whose sister had been translocated eight month ago to Madhya Pradesh's Panna National Park, was sent to join her ... Read more...

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Junior TT players gear up for World Championship

November 11th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) Hopes will be high from India's paddlers in the Volkswagen 2011 World Junior Table Tennis Championships to be held at Manama, Bahrain from Sunday.The stint ... Read more...

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CBI grills former home ministry official on graft charges

June 20th, 2011 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has questioned a senior bureaucrat, earlier in the home ministry but sent back to his home cadre Uttar Pradesh, ... Read more...

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Sailors to protest Somali piracy on Wednesday

April 25th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 25 (IANS) Thousands of sailors will take out protest marches in eight cities across the country Wednesday to condemn the hijackings and hostage taking by Somali pirates, a ... Read more...

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Over 200 or 70: Difference in Sundarbans tiger numbers?

March 28th, 2011 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 28 (IANS) How many tigers are there in West Bengal's Sundarbans area? While the latest national tiger census puts the figure at 70 in the dense mangrove forest, ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Air India to lose Kathmandu-Kolkata monopoly

August 25th, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Aug 25 (IANS) From Oct 1, India's national carrier Air India will lose its monopoly on the Kolkata-Kathmandu-Kolkata sector with independent Nepali airline Buddha Air beginning its inaugural flights ... Read more...

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Meghrajsinh Jhala, progressive ruler of former princely state, dead

August 2nd, 2010 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Dhrangadhra (Gujarat), Aug 2 (IANS) Meghrajsinh Jhala, the erstwhile ruler of the Dhrangadhra Halvad state of Gujarat, described as one of the most progressive figures of his time, died Sunday night of ... Read more...

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20 wild animal skins seized in Uttarakhand

June 4th, 2010 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Dehra Dun, June 4 (IANS) Skins of 20 wild animals were seized in Uttarakhand's Uttar Kashi district Friday, an NGO said. One person has been arrested. Bullet marks were found on all the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Though as an actor, I do not have inhibitions, I have inhibitions in real life, because the character I play in a film could be bold but I am not as bold as Mallika Sherawat is. - Shreya Narayan

April 19th, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 19, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Shreya Narayan, who plays the leading lady opposite Sukhwinder Singh in Kuchh Kariye tells Jyothi Venkatesh that Ash isn't her inspiration but actresses who have sustained themselves ... Read more...

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Wildlife activists cry foul over Goa report on tiger poaching

September 13th, 2009 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 13 (IANS) Wildlife activists in Goa are incensed over a government report into a tiger poaching incident in the Mhadei Wildlife Sanctuary in February that states that the killed animal ... Read more...

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Miss Tibet-2009 enters its second day

June 7th, 2009 - 6:42 pm ICT by ANI
Dharamsala, June 7 (ANI): On the second day of Miss Tibet-2009 beauty pageant, the contestants presented their performing arts skills.The eight edition of Miss Tibet-2009 beauty pageant began here with just four ... Read more...

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Six die as tourist bus falls into a gorge near Mussorie

May 24th, 2009 - 10:43 pm ICT by ANI
By Ashish GoelBhatta Fall (Uttarakhand), May 24 (ANI): At least six persons, including a child, died after a tourist bus fell into a gorge here in the early hours of Sunday. Thirty-five ... Read more...

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8-year-old Indian student may be world’’s youngest college lecturer!

January 8th, 2009 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 8 (ANI): An eight-year-old Indian boy, who teaches adult students computer-generated animated film at Dehra Dun''s College of Interactive arts, has applied to Guinness World Records to recognise his ... Read more...

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Nepal begins voting for Indian Idol

December 6th, 2008 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Dec 6 (IANS) In 2007, when Darjeeling boy Prashant Tamang won the popular contest Indian Idol 3, India's northern neighbour Nepal played a decisive role in the victory with Nepalis raising ... Read more...

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Pong Dam attracts more than 96,000 waterbirds

November 18th, 2008 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
Pong Dam (Himachal Pradesh), Nov 18 (IANS) Verdant forests, islands of shrubbery and grassy swamps in these Himalayan foothills are once again agog with flappings of feathered guests. Covering thousands of kilometres ... Read more...

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Remote sensing agency comes under ISRO

September 1st, 2008 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 1 (IANS) The autonomous National Remote Sensing Agency (NRSA) has become a state-run body and brought under the Indian Space Research Organsiation (ISRO), the space agency said Monday.Renamed the National ... Read more...

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Top Canadian universities in India to attract students

August 25th, 2008 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 25 (ANI): Fifteen of Canadas elite universities are in India to hold information sessions on Canada as a destination for higher education.The delegation is led by Michelle ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh sanctuary to get Asiatic lions from Hyderabad

June 25th, 2008 - 9:59 am ICT by IANS
By Sanjay Sharma Bhopal, June 25 (IANS) A sanctuary in Madhya Pradesh that has been identified as an alternative habitat for the endangered Asiatic lion is to soon to get the first of ... Read more...

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