distinct identity

FBI urged to check hate crimes against Sikh-Americans


April 20th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 20 (IANS) As many as 92 US lawmakers have urged the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to collect data on hate crimes against Sikh-Americans as their appearance makes ... Read more...

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Gharanas may not retain their identity: Pandit Rajan Mishra


November 25th, 2011 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 25 (IANS) The legendary gharanas of Indian classical music may not be able to retain their distinct identity in the contemporary age where electronic media and rampant ... Read more...

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Go Indian to sell in India: Management guru Arindam Chaudhuri


August 28th, 2011 - 10:52 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Domino's asked "Hungry Kya" and McDonald's appealed to the Indian palate by abandoning beef and introducing aloo tikki burgers - examples to prove that ... Read more...

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Sacred thread that stitches together Hindus, Muslims (Feature)


August 3rd, 2011 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Allahabad (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 3 (IANS) Worn by Hindus, made by Muslims. Dipped in vibrant reds and yellows, 'kalawas' made in this corner of the country are more than ... Read more...

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India to introduce new rupee symbol on currency soon


May 23rd, 2011 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) India will soon introduce new rupee symbol and extra security features on its bank notes in a bid to tackle the problem of fake ... Read more...

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Books for India’s young adults turn new page


March 5th, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) After decades of publishing books for adults and children, publishers are now targeting the young adults segment, which is through with its quota of Enid ... Read more...

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Forget the past for Sri Lanka’s good, says MP


October 29th, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) Sri Lanka's well-wishers should offer holistic solutions to resolve its political ills instead of harping on the past, an MP from that country said here."I urge all ... Read more...

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State government has to suffer for its inaction: Supreme Court


October 12th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
By Parmod Kumar New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) The Supreme Court has held that a state government will have to account for its inactions and cannot make people suffer for it, ruling in ... Read more...

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India to take historic show of Tagore art to Paris


September 5th, 2010 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) India will revisit a slice of history next year when it takes a specially curated show of paintings by Rabindranath Tagore to Paris after 81 years to ... Read more...

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Tamang’s death may drag Darjeeling Hills into chaos (News Analysis)


May 22nd, 2010 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Darjeeling, May 21 (IANS) The killing of Akhil Bharatiya Gorkha League (ABGL) chief Madan Tamang may worsen the situation in the troubled Darjeeling Hills, political observors and major parties feel. The 64-year-old Tamang, ... Read more...

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Kashmir council no place for bill limiting women’s rights: Chair


April 5th, 2010 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 5 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir legislative council Deputy Chairman Arvinder Singh Monday rejected the permanent resident (disqualification) bill that aims to deny citizenship rights to women marrying non-permanent residents of ... Read more...

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Omar Abdullah meets Sonia Gandhi


March 24th, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 24 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah met Congress president Sonia Gandhi at her residence in New Delhi Wednesday and discussed matters relating to the state, especially ... Read more...

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Indian rupee will have distinct identity


February 26th, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) The Indian rupee will soon join a select league of global currencies by having a distinct identity to distinguish it from other similar looking currencies, said ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Angolan rebels claim responsibility for attack on Togo team


January 9th, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 9 (ANI): Angolan rebel group the Front for the Liberation of the Enclave of Cabinda (FLEC) has said that they were behind the horrific attack on the Togo football team ... Read more...

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Telangana reverberates in Uttar Pradesh


December 11th, 2009 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 11 (IANS) On the lines of Telangana, trouble is brewing in Uttar Pradesh where the demand for trifurcation of the the country's most populous state has been simmering for ... Read more...

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Is Pakistan film industry on the verge of collapse?


November 9th, 2009 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 9 (ANI): Lollywood, Lahore-based Pakistan film industry, which at one point of time had a distinct identity of its own, is now facing a dearth of producers and directors who ... Read more...

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Today is National Coffee Day


September 29th, 2009 - 10:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Sep 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) September 29 is celebrated as the ‘National Coffee Day.’ Coffee is a beverage that is loved the world over for its caffeine-kick, tantalizing aroma and ... Read more...

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Benaras saris and brocades now get exclusivity stamp


September 17th, 2009 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Like Basmati rice, Alphonso mangoes and Scotch whisky, the latest merchandise to be protected under 'geographical indication' are India's Benarasi saris and brocades, renowned for their intricate ... Read more...

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Bonda tribe policeman gets gallantry award


August 16th, 2009 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 16 (IANS) A police man from the primitive Bonda tribe in Orissa has been awarded a gallantry award by the government for his role in fighting Maoist rebels. Constable Shiv Sankar ... Read more...

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Sachin Pilot visits Delhi, NCR post offices to see upgradation


July 21st, 2009 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) Minister of State for Communications and Information Technology Sachin Pilot Tuesday visited post offices in Delhi and NCR which had undergone upgradation under Project Arrow. He visited Patparganj ... Read more...

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Controversial ‘deras’ add fuel to Punjab fire


May 26th, 2009 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin Chandigarh, May 26 (IANS) Punjab's social and religious fabric is undergoing a gradual change - and divisions too - with the increasing influence of controversial deras, or sects, headed by ... Read more...

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Post-IPL, channels vie to get back viewers


May 26th, 2009 - 10:43 am ICT by IANS
By Radhika Bhirani New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) With the Indian Premier League (IPL) frenzy over, Hindi entertainment channels are seeking to woo back audiences with a variety of new programmes - ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Winds of change are sweeping India


May 22nd, 2009 - 12:25 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Sony Entertainment Television will reflect these changes starting May 25, 8.00pm onwards with, New programming lineup, new look, new feel and more...Mumbai, May 21, 2009: Sony Entertainment Television (SET), a premium Hindi ... Read more...

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BJP: A journey of 29 years (Comment)


April 5th, 2009 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Anand New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) can look back with some pride as it starts the 30th year of its eventful history Monday.It is ... Read more...

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The Tikku, Bittu and Danny of Punjab politics


March 25th, 2009 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 25 (IANS) That Punjab is a colourful state with vibrant people is known. Equally colourful are the suffixes and pet names that some politicians are known by, even in public ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

“All About Women” and Old World Theatre Festival


December 11th, 2008 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec.11 (ANI): "There is a little bit of a hooker in every woman a little bit of a hooker and a little bit of God",this remark by the noted ... Read more...

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Humans owe their identity to ‘junk’ DNA


November 5th, 2008 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 5 (IANS) What had been described by scientists as "junk" DNA is what gives humans their distinct identity. More than 50 percent of human DNA are copies of nearly identical ... Read more...

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Tri-nation Twenty20 tournament proposed for next year


October 2nd, 2008 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) India, Australia and South Africa will play in a Twenty20 Super Series to be held next year."It will be somewhat similar to the Tri-Nations rugby series," Gerald ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Teeth tattooing is Bangalores latest fad


August 8th, 2008 - 9:17 pm ICT by ANI
By Sughosh Nigale Bangalore, Aug.8 (ANI): The fascination to get ones skin tattooed in the right places has been given a new meaning in Bangalore with many youngsters getting their teeth ... Read more...

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Apex court reejcts plea against French turban law


May 14th, 2008 - 12:34 am ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday refused to entertain a lawsuit protesting against a controversial French law that prevents Sikhs in that country from wearing turbans or other tell-tale ... Read more...

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Gilgit outfit protests against 1949 Karachi Agreement


May 3rd, 2008 - 4:18 pm ICT by admin
Rawalpindi, May 3 (ANI): A students body of Pakistans Gilgit-Baltistan region participated in a major demonstration here recently to highlight their opposition to the controversial Karachi Agreement of April 28, 1949. Claiming ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Tibetans want normalcy before talks on Tibet(Lead)


April 26th, 2008 - 5:51 pm ICT by admin
Dharamsala/Washington, April 26 (IANS) China's offer to talk to the Dalai Lama's representative has been accepted by the Tibetan government-in-exile with the condition that there has to be "normalcy" in Tibet before ... Read more...

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China meeting his envoy welcome news for Dalai Lama (Lead)


April 25th, 2008 - 9:27 pm ICT by admin
New York, April 25 (IANS) Reiterating that he was for "meaningful autonomy" and not independence for Tibet, the Dalai Lama said he would welcome China's offer to meet his representatives in the ... Read more...

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Chandigarh remains green with motto My Garden, My City


April 25th, 2008 - 7:46 pm ICT by admin
Chandigarh, April 25 (ANI): Though most of the cities in India today appear to be giving importance to concrete buildings at the cost of their green cover, Chandigarh city is defying ... Read more...

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‘Corporate deals will not rob us of creative independence’


March 13th, 2008 - 12:19 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, March 13 (IANS) The Bhatt brothers - Mahesh and Mukesh - who always pride themselves on the independent status of their production banner, Vishesh Films, have finally succumbed to the market ... Read more...

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