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In summer of peace, Pakistani designer wear wows Kashmir (With Images)


June 12th, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 12 (IANS) As the defence secretaries of India and Pakistan talked Siachen in Islamabad Tuesday, across the border, in this Jammu and Kashmir summer capital, renowned Pakistani designers ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Ethnic folk music finding echoes in capital


August 11th, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) The audience for Indian ethnic folk music is getting fashionable, with performers moving from their open air venues in jungles and villages to perform in ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Women and men sign up for Bhopal Slutwalk


July 8th, 2011 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, July 8 (IANS) Over 4,560 and counting. By Friday, all these people had signed up on Facebook for "Besharmi morcha", a version of the global Slutwalk, to stand ... Read more...

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Heart-to-heart: Apollo to open hospital in Tanzania


May 27th, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Dar es Salaam, May 27 (IANS) It's a heart-to-heart affair. With more Tanzanians suffering from a variety of heart ailments and travelling abroad for treatment, India's Apollo Hospitals Friday ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

S-band scam hasn’t harmed ISRO’s image: Former chief


February 26th, 2011 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) The 2G spectrum band allocation scam has not really affected or "pulled down" the image of the country's premier space research organisation, ISRO's former chairman K. ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Indian ‘jugaad’ has design lessons for Americans


February 20th, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar New York, Feb 20 (IANS) A big window sign in Hindi saying 'Jugaad' is pulling in from Indian cabbies to intrigued tourists and urban planners to a show in New ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Indian, Pakistani traders want less restrictions


November 21st, 2010 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Rohit Vaid New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Indian and Pakistani businessmen at the 30th India International Trade Fair (IITF) want more access to each other's markets and removal of various barriers to ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pakistani tennis player says he expected a warm welcome


October 5th, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 5 (IANS) The enthusiastic response for Pakistan's contingent at the Commonwealth Games' opening ceremony was not unexpected for tennis star Aqeel Khan, a media report said Tuesday."I had an inkling ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

BlackBerry posts record revenue on Torch sales


September 17th, 2010 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Sep 17 (IANS) Beating all negative forecasts and reports of less-than-enthusiastic response to its new Torch smart phone, BlackBerry maker Research in Motion (RIM) has posted a record profit ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Shimla theatre artists promote peace, harmony through plays


August 23rd, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
By Hemant ChauhanShimla, Aug 23 (ANI): A four-day theatre festival organized here is spreading a message of peace and harmony, while also serving as a platform for artists to showcase their talent. ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

‘Bendy bike’ could make cycle theft history


July 11th, 2010 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 11 (ANI): Cycle theft could soon become a thing of the past - courtesy an imaginative invention from Kevin Scott.The student from Mid Calder, West Lothian, has designed a bendy ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Central ministers of Congress to campaign in Bihar


July 6th, 2010 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) The Congress has stepped up preparations for the upcoming Bihar assembly elections by drawing up plans for tours of central ministers holding portfolios dealing with social sector. ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Cycle rally in Delhi on World Environment Day


June 5th, 2010 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 5 (ANI): A cycle rally was organized in New Delhi on Saturday by the Organizing committee of the Commonwealth Games to mark the World Environment Day.The rally, which ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Indo-Pak co-production Virsa receives mixed response


May 8th, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 8 (ANI): Virsa - the first international Punjabi film, which was premiered at CineStar this Thursday - has received mixed responses from audiences.The story revolves around a rich, spoilt boy ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Encouraging response for Kabaddi world cup


March 29th, 2010 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 29 (IANS) The Punjab government has received an overwhelming reponse for the first Kabaddi World Cup with as many as 15 private sponsors stepping in for the event. Called ‘World ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Good response to liquor permit scheme in Gujarat


February 22nd, 2010 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Feb 22 (IANS) Just days after visitors were allowed to buy liquor at the domestic airport and selected hotels here, Gujarat Tourism Secretary Vipul Mitra said the response has been "enthusiastic" ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

New IIM-A placement system receives good response


February 14th, 2010 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Feb 14 (IANS) The new placement system for the final year post-graduate programme students of the Indian Institute of Management-Ahmedabad (IIM-A), introduced from the current academic year, received an enthusiastic ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

MNIK opens in 119 theatres across US to mixed reviews


February 13th, 2010 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 13 (IANS) Dogged by controversy back home, Shah Rukh Khan starrer "My Name Is Khan" opened in 119 theatres across North America with an enthusiastic response ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Good response for first Chandigarh marathon


January 31st, 2010 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 31 (IANS) The first Chandigarh marathon Sunday got enthusiastic response from people, including a 77-year-old record holder and an industrialist who donated Rs.5,000 for every kilometre he ran. Masresha from Ethiopia ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Sixth Lanka presidential elections concludes


January 26th, 2010 - 6:53 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, Jan. 26 (ANI): The sixth presidential elections in Sri Lanka and the first in the post-LTTE era ended on Tuesday evening at 4 p.m. local time.The polls evoked an enthusiastic response ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Vidarbha shutdown total, groups want statehood by Jan 28 (Second Lead)


January 20th, 2010 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Jan 20 (IANS) Train services were disrupted, buses were stoned and most private and government offices remained closed in Vidarbha region Wednesday during a dawn-to-dusk shutdown for a separate state, ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Vidarbha shutdown total, trains stopped (Lead)


January 20th, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Jan 20 (IANS) Long distance and local train services were disrupted, state transport buses stoned and most private and government offices closed Wednesday during the daylong shutdown for a separate ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Statehood call shuts down Maharashtra’s Vidarbha region


January 20th, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Jan 20 (IANS) Long distance and local services were disrupted, state transport buses stoned and most private and government offices closed as the daylong shutdown for a separate state of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Official website of Atithi Tum Kab Jaoge? launched


January 19th, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Warner Bros. Pictures and Wide Frame films launched the official website of their forthcoming light hearted comedy Atithi Tum Kab Jaoge? yesterday, at Novotel Hotel, Juhu.The website "www.atithithefilm.com' was launched by ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Maleyali Jotheyali’ hits jackpot, Kannada actor Ganesh on cloud nine


December 22nd, 2009 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
By V.S. Rajapur Bangalore, Dec 22 (IANS) Golden Star Ganesh is elated after his latest release "Maleyali Jotheyali" has been lapped up by the audiences. The actor says that the film worked because ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Nagaland’s longest surviving music band launches campaign to save lives


December 11th, 2009 - 9:07 pm ICT by ANI
Shillong, (ANI): Music for a cause is the motto of "The Squadron," the longest surviving band in Nagaland.The group has come together after a gap of six years to perform in ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Library-at-doorstep for old receives good response


October 11th, 2009 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 11 (IANS) The Chandigarh administration's initiative to take library books and magazines to the doorsteps of senior citizens and disabled has received an enthusiastic response, an official said Sunday. "The scheme ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Pirates of Bollywood: Film to expose murky world of piracy


October 8th, 2009 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 8 (IANS) Here's a crime thriller that could be Bollywood's first feature film exposing the murky world of piracy - a problem that costs the world's largest movie industry ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

India Yamaha sales up 160 percent in September


October 1st, 2009 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Two-wheeler major India Yamaha Motor has reported 160 percent increase in sales in September. The company sold 26,394 units last month as against 10,142 units sold in ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Sri Lanka Government recruiting Tamil police in Jaffna


September 29th, 2009 - 11:41 am ICT by ANI
Colombo, Sep.29 (ANI): Almost four months after eliminating the rebel Liberation Tigers of Tamil Ealam (LTTE), the Government of Sri Lanka has commenced recruiting Tamil police officers from the northern city of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Miss Fresh Face of North East contest a major draw for youth


September 18th, 2009 - 10:35 pm ICT by ANI
By Peter Alex ToddGuwahati, Sep.18 (ANI): With the growing number of fashion conscious youngsters present in the northeast region of the country, the fashion and beauty industry is gaining popularity here.This ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Himachal export firm to promote natural milk-based products in North India


July 26th, 2009 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 26 (ANI): Himalayan International, a food processing export oriented firm based in Himachal Pradesh,is set to enter the north Indian market,including Delhi, Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and the Union ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Tevin Campbell Performed At The BET Awards


June 29th, 2009 - 6:53 pm ICT by GD
Tevin Campbell made a surprise appearance at the BET Awards held at Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles on Sunday, June 28. Though his sudden TV appearance surprised the crowd, it was not ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

India’s first ‘in-taxi’ magazine hits Mumbai


May 20th, 2009 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 20 (IANS) Stuck in a traffic snarl and wondering how to kill time? India's first 'in-taxi' magazine is here to help. Called MumBaee, the magazine that was launched Tuesday evening has ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Like it or not, Hinglish is here to stay


January 11th, 2009 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 11 (IANS) It's called Hinglish, and linguists have declared after a two-day meet that the home-grown interspersing of Hindi and English is here to stay.Already Hinglish has become hugely popular ... Read more...

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