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‘Made in Pakistan Expo’ in Mumbai


August 30th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) An exhibition displaying Pakistan's finest textiles, marble, herbs and medicines, plastics and variety of dry fruits products -- Made in Pakistan Expo 2012 -- is being ... Read more...

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Women want weight in right places: Rukhsar Rehman (With Images)


August 28th, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 28 (IANS) Crash diet takes a toll on your health, so eat healthy says actress Rukhsar Rehman, who was seen playing a fitness freak in TV show "Bhaskar ... Read more...

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Cross-LOC trade declining on Poonch route


August 27th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 27 (IANS) Trade along the Line of Control (LOC) with Pakistan near Poonch in Jammu and Kashmir is falling due to the delay in expansion of the list ... Read more...

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Peaceful Eid celebrations in Maharashtra


August 20th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) Eid-ul-Fitr was celebrated amid peace and religious fervour across Mumbai and Maharashtra Monday with Muslims offering special congregational prayers as thanksgiving to mark the end of ... Read more...

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Delhi celebrates Eid with feasting and fervour


August 20th, 2012 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) It was a day of prayers, feasting and togetherness Monday as Muslims in the national capital celebrated Eid-ul-Fitr, marking the end of the holy month ... Read more...

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Feasting all night long - at Jama Masjid of course (Feature) (With Images)


August 10th, 2012 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) It's the time for fasting but also for feasting, and not just for devout Muslims observing the 30-day roza. For foodies all over, Ramzan is ... Read more...

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Afghanistan keen to trade with India via Wagah-Attari border


July 1st, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Afghanistan wants to trade with India through the Wagah-Attari border and has urged Pakistan to work out a mechanism that would spur regional trade and ... Read more...

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A sweet story from Karnataka


June 12th, 2012 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 12 (IANS) Ask about Karnataka's most popular mithai and Mysorepak is the obvious answer. But there is another sweetmeat that many swear by, the kunda, from Belgaum ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan trade bodies sign pact


June 4th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 4 (IANS) Two trade bodies of India and Pakistan Monday signed an agreement to boost trade and people-to-people contact between the two countries, an official said here.A memorandum ... Read more...

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Mega celebrations mark Jain temple bi-centenary


April 15th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 15 (IANS) Last week, thousands of Jain families here and in Thane were pleasantly surprised to receive large, neatly packed flat boxes at their homes by courier. The packets ... Read more...

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In beer-vodka age, thandai still a big draw in Lucknow


March 7th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 7 (IANS) Other than colour, Holi in this part of the country is time for bacchus lovers to let their hair down. But as other places have moved ... Read more...

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Go for ‘desi coolers’ this Holi


March 7th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) Let's go desi this Holi. Give the screwdriver, bloody mary and beer a miss and try out traditional drinks like bhang sharbat, thandai, jaljeera and ... Read more...

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Cross LoC trade hampered by barter system, lack of banking (With Image)


March 1st, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Uri (Jammu and Kashmir), March 1 (IANS) More than three years after it was launched, trade along the Uri-Muzaffarabad route across the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir has ... Read more...

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High fibre diets don’t protect gut health


January 24th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 24 (IANS) High fibre diets, surprisingly, may not protect gut health, but they do heighten your chances of developing diverticulosis.The condition is characterised by small bulging pouches forming ... Read more...

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Handicrafts from border areas a hit at exhibition


November 27th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Naga shawls from Arunachal Pradesh, handicrafts from Ladakh and apples and dry fruits from Himachal Pradesh were the star attractions at an Indo-Tibetan Border Police ... Read more...

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Andhra ‘laddu’ enters Guinness World Records


November 18th, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 18 (IANS) A huge 5,570-kg 'laddu' prepared for the recent Ganesh festival in Andhra Pradesh has entered the Guinness World Records.The laddu was prepared by Suvarnabhoomi Developers Private ... Read more...

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Himachal exhibits artefacts at trade fair


November 17th, 2011 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) The centuries-old, globally acclaimed dying art forms of Himachal Pradesh are displayed at the on-going India International Trade Fair here, an official said Thursday.Live demonstration ... Read more...

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Man killed while trying to board moving train


November 17th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) A middle aged man died a horrific death after suffering multiple injuries when he tried to board a moving train here, police said Thursday. Fellow ... Read more...

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Old Himachal fair goes from livestock to gadgets


November 14th, 2011 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Rampur (Himachal Pradesh), Nov 14 (IANS) Once a centre of barter trade with Tibet, the 400-year-old Lavi Fair here has undergone a sea change, with rural people's changing lifestyles and ... Read more...

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India celebrates Diwali with prayers, lights, crackers (Roundup)


October 26th, 2011 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Millions of Indians celebrated Diwali, the colourful festival of lights, with joy all over the country despite rising prices of sweets, dry fruits and ... Read more...

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A few Diwali day precautions for asthmatics


October 25th, 2011 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) For asthma patients, the heavy smoke from firecrackers on Diwali can cause agony. Observing a few precautions, including wearing a mask or covering the nose ... Read more...

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Diwali glitter in Mumbai despite inflation!


October 24th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 24 (IANS) In the run-up to Diwali, the shopping mood in India's financial capital is upbeat despite the spiralling cost of living. Garments, furnishings and high value consumer ... Read more...

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Suzhou: China’s Venice of the East (Letter from China)


October 9th, 2011 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Suzhou (China), Oct 9 (IANS) It is called China's Venice of the East for its beautiful waterways and enchanting gardens and is fast emering as one of most popular tourist ... Read more...

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Eid celebrated in Meghalaya


August 31st, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 31 (IANS) Eid-ul-Fitr, the festival marking the end of the Islamic holy month of Ramazan, was Wednesday celebrated with religious fervour and gaiety across Meghalaya, predominantly a Christian ... Read more...

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Eid-ul-Fitr celebrated with fervour in Lucknow


August 31st, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 31 (IANS) The festival of Eid-ul-Fitr, marking the end of the holy fasting month of Ramazan, was Wednesday celebrated with traditional enthusiasm in this Uttar Pradesh capital amid ... Read more...

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Muslims urged to fight terror on Eid


August 31st, 2011 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 31 (IANS) Muslims in Mumbai and other parts of Maharashtra Wednesday celebrated Eid-ul-Fitr, which marks the end of the month-long fasting period of Ramazan, by pledging to fight ... Read more...

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Massive fire in Uttar Pradesh warehouse


August 29th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 29 (IANS) A massive blaze at a cold storage in Uttar Pradesh's Varanasi district destroyed equipment and stocks of spices and dry fruits worth over Rs.20 crore, police ... Read more...

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Blasts suspect’s family awaits body for funeral


July 18th, 2011 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 18 (IANS) The body of Faiz Usmani, who died after being detained for suspected links with the July 13 bomb attacks here, would be handed over to his ... Read more...

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Businessman shot during snatching bid


June 30th, 2011 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) A businessman was shot as he tried to resist a snatching bid near a Metro station in north Delhi, police said Thursday. His condition ... Read more...

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Highlights of Maharashtra budget for 2011-12


March 23rd, 2011 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 23 (IANS) Highlights of Maharashtra's budget for 2011-12 presented by Deputy Chief Minister and Finance Minister Ajit Pawar Wednesday:Taxes and duties: * Liquor to cost more, as ... Read more...

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Cross-LOC trade helps outsiders more, say Jammu locals


March 14th, 2011 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 14 (IANS) Though the trans-Line of Control (LOC) trade between India and Pakistan is picking up, many locals in Poonch district here allege it is the people from ... Read more...

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Bengali-Islamic fusion food debuts in Delhi (Eating Out With IANS)


February 16th, 2011 - 10:45 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) Have you ever heard of the traditional Bengali mixed vegetable stew, called shukto, tweaked to suit the old Islamic palate? Try it out with a ... Read more...

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Delhi celebrates Lohri with bonfires and drumbeats (Lead)


January 14th, 2011 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) Crackling fires and beating drums were prevalent throughout Delhi Thursday evening as residents gathered around roaring bonfires to celebrate the harvest festival of Lohri.Traditionally associated with the ... Read more...

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With bonfires and bonhomie, Delhi set to celebrate Lohri


January 13th, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) Firewood has been stacked up to be lit into a bonfire in the evening, popcorn, peanuts and sweetmeats bought and the mood is upbeat as the capital ... Read more...

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Brown Bag Lunch Ideas For Kids


January 7th, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Kids are quite fussy about their eating habits, especially when it comes to going to school. This is because they cannot devote as much time on ... Read more...

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