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Musician Sneha defies convention, follows her heart


August 14th, 2012 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 14 (IANS) Conventional is not her style. Sneha Khanwalkar, the woman behind the distinctly different music of "Gangs of Wasseypur", delves into rustic beats from the heartland, teams ... Read more...

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Indian Army’s Northern Command celebrates 41st raising day


June 17th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 17 (IANS) The Indian army's largest and most sensitive formation, the Northern Command, celebrated its 41st anniversary Sunday, recalling its achievements since its inception and how it is ... Read more...

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‘Munjaane’ - Hero saves this average fare (Kannada Movie Review)


March 3rd, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Munjaane"; Cast: Ganesh, Manjari Phadnis, Malavika Avinash, Raghavendra Joshi, M.N. Lakshmi Devi, Rajendra Karanth; Story-Screenplay-Music-Lyrics-Dialogues-Direction: S. Narayan; Producer: Bhagyavathi Narayan; Camera: Jagadish Waali; Rating: **It seems that S. ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘KBC 5′ nears end, Big B emotional


November 11th, 2011 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) With the finale of "Kaun Banega Crorepati 5" being aired next week, Amitabh Bachchan says it is hard to say goodbye to the popular ... Read more...

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Sexual displays brings on premature ageing in bustards


August 5th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) Male houbara bustards rely on sexual flamboyance to charm females, but those performing the most extravagant displays seem to trigger premature ageing and pass their reproductive ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Titicaca, world’s highest lake, at risk


July 11th, 2011 - 9:34 am ICT by IANS
La Paz (Bolivia), July 11 (IANS) Lake Titicaca, the highest commercially navigable lake in the world, located on the border of Peru and Bolivia, is at risk from at least ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

New ice-melting probe could help penetrate frozen environs on Earth, Mars


May 2nd, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 2 (ANI): A team of scientists have developed a new type of ice-melting probe, known as an IceMole, which may one day penetrate frozen environs on Earth or Mars.Bernd Dachwald ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Chomping on cheese and chilli delights in Bhutan


April 29th, 2011 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
Thimphu, April 29 (IANS) Fancy some long, slit chillies cooked to creamy perfection with cheese? Or a combination of trotter, chillies and garlic? Then Bhutan is the place you are ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

A third of Goa’s population dependent on tourism: Minister


February 1st, 2011 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 1 (IANS) The livelihood of nearly a third of Goa's population of 13 lakh is linked to the tourism industry, the state's Tourism Minister Nilkanth Halarnkar said Tuesday.In reply to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Rs.120 crore earmarked for monument upkeep


August 5th, 2010 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) India will be spending over Rs.120 crore this year for the upkeep of historical monuments, including constructing public amenities, to make the sites more tourist-friendly, the Rajya ... Read more...

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One student killed, 80 injured in Iraq blasts (Lead)


May 2nd, 2010 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, May 2 (DPA) Two consecutive bomb attacks Sunday targeting buses carrying students to Iraq's Mosul University left one Christian student dead and 80 injured, a local police source said. The buses were ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Tourists throng Himachal for long weekend


April 2nd, 2010 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 2 (IANS) The sizzling heat wave in the north Indian plains and a long weekend have led to thousands of tourists thronging various destinations in Himachal Pradesh. More than one lakh ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Anne Frank’s Memory Revived In “Life After Anne Frank”


March 19th, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Amsterdam, Mar 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A woman who could be calm, tolerant and cheerful even at time of extreme distress. That is exactly how a 6-year-old inmate of Bergen ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Court asks for report on attack on Mumbai activists


March 17th, 2010 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 17 (IANS) The Bombay High Court Wednesday ordered the state government to file a report within 24 hours on the attack on two prominent social activists in Raigad Tuesday. A division ... Read more...

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NATO forces launch major offensive on southern Taliban fortress


February 13th, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Marja (Afghanistan), Feb.13 (ANI): Thousands of American, Afghan and British troops launched an attack on the watery Taliban fortress of Marja on Saturday morning.Moving by land and through the air, the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Eight killed, five injured in Iraq


January 8th, 2010 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mosul (Iraq), Jan 8 (DPA) Eight people were killed and five injured in two separate conflicts in northern Iraq Friday, police said. Clashes between US forces and gunmen on the Mosul-Baghdad road, south ... Read more...

Posted in World |

10 killed in Iraq blasts


December 15th, 2009 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Dec 15 (DPA) At least 10 people were killed and 69 others were injured in blasts across Iraq Tuesday, police said. Three apparently coordinated blasts in central Baghdad killed at least four ... Read more...

Posted in World |

3 killed in bomb explosion in Iraq


November 17th, 2009 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Nov 17 (DPA) At least three people were killed and two injured Monday when a bomb exploded in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul, police said. The bomb tore through a street ... Read more...

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At least one civilian killed, nine injured in Iraq bomb blast


October 18th, 2009 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Oct 18 (DPA) At least one civilian was killed and nine were injured when a bomb blast tore through a parking lot in the central Iraqi city of Iskandariya Sunday, police ... Read more...

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At least 11 killed, 70 injured in Iraq suicide bombing (Lead)


October 16th, 2009 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Oct 16 (DPA) At least 11 people were killed and 70 others were injured Friday in a suicide bombing that targeted a Shia mosque in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Living near ‘green space’ is good for health


October 16th, 2009 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 16 (ANI): Living near a 'green space' can significantly benefit health, according to new research.The study, published in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, says proximity to 'green spaces' ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

At least five killed, 15 injured in Iraq attacks


October 7th, 2009 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Oct 7 (DPA) At least five people were killed and 15 others injured Wednesday in violence around Iraq, police told DPA. In the northern city of Mosul, two policemen were killed by ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Brave girl Rukhsana’s family shifts to Rajouri


October 3rd, 2009 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 3 (IANS) Rukhsana, the teenager who had killed a Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist last Sunday, and her family have shifted to safer environs in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri town after police confirmed ... Read more...

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African vistas on artist’s canvas


September 25th, 2009 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Memories of the sweeping wilderness of Africa seep through the works of urban designer-cum-artist Antonio E'Costa, who spent a better part of his life in Kenya. His recent ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Indian Foreign Secretary avoids Hindi controversy in Nepal


September 15th, 2009 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Sep 15 (IANS) Indian Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao, whose two-day visit to Nepal witnessed two attempts by unidentified people to bomb the residence of Hindi-speaking Vice-President Paramananda Jha, Tuesday adroitly avoided ... Read more...

Posted in World |

It’s a ‘blue wave’ in Shimla, courtesy Akalis


September 12th, 2009 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Shimla, Sep 12 (IANS) There is a 'blue wave' sweeping through Shimla these days. The signature blue turbans of the leaders and supporters of Punjab's ruling Shiromani Akali Dal, ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

29 killed, 81 injured in Iraq attacks (Lead)


September 10th, 2009 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Sep 10 (DPA) At least 29 people were killed and 81 injured in attacks that shook different parts of Iraq Thursday, security sources said. In northern Iraq, 25 people died 43 were ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Local residents join hands to promote tourism in Lathehar


August 18th, 2009 - 4:09 pm ICT by ANI
By Girija Shankar OjhaLatehar (Jharkhand), Aug.18 (ANI): Latehar in Jharkhand is known for its rich natural beauty, forest, forest products, and minerals.But Maoists' presence in the area has affected tourism.However, ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Eight killed in Iraq violence


August 17th, 2009 - 1:09 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Aug 16 (DPA) At least six people were killed in violence in western and northern Iraq Sunday, police said. Near the western city of Falluja, in Iraq's Sunni heartland to the west ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Wah! Chandigarh’ to celebrate spirit of city


August 12th, 2009 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 12 (IANS) In a bid to commemorate the spirit of Chandigarh, the local administration in collaboration with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) is organising a campaign called "Wah! Chandigarh ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Strong earthquake rocks Tokyo


August 9th, 2009 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Aug 9 (DPA) An earthquake measuring 6.9 on the Richter scale shook the Japanese capital Tokyo and its environs Sunday, Japanese meteorological authorities have reported. The quake happened at 7.56 p.m. (1056 ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Excitement boils over in Bihar’s ‘eclipse village’


July 21st, 2009 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Taregna (Bihar), July 21 (IANS) The mood is almost festive in this Bihar village and people, young and old, can no longer contain their excitement over Wednesday's total solar eclipse, a celestial ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Suicide car bomb kills seven in Iraq


June 29th, 2009 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, June 29 (DPA) At least seven people were killed when a suicide bomber detonated explosives packed in his car in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul Monday, police said. The bomber, five ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh now plans to shift tigers to Panna reserve


March 10th, 2009 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
By Sanjay Sharma Bhopal, March 10 (IANS) Having successfully shifted two tigresses to Panna Tiger Reserve recently, the Madhya Pradesh forest department now plans to move a tiger too there as the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Orissas voluntary organisation promotes foster family system for kids


October 12th, 2008 - 9:13 pm ICT by ANI
By Sharada Lahangir Boudh (Orissa), Oct.12 (ANI): A voluntary organisation in Orissa has launched a novel project for the orphan kids of Boudh and Bolangir Districts to enable them alternative care by ... Read more...

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