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Wendell Rodricks closes boutique to protest illegal mining


September 17th, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 14 (IANS) Green activists have welcomed ace designer Wendell Rodricks' move to close down a boutique in a five-star resort which was run in collaboration with a company ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

‘World dumps in Africa, India helps build capacity’ (With images)


August 6th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) The world is using Africa as a dumping ground for its products but only India is helping the continent in capacity building, a group of ... Read more...

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‘Urgent need to restore gender balance in J&K;’


July 22nd, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 22 (IANS) Expressing concern over the "alarming decline" in in Jammu and Kashmir's sex ratio - 883 females per 1,000 males - a minister said the government will ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

ASEAN Cup: India knocked out by Vietnam


July 14th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, July 14 (IANS) India were knocked out of the U-13 Yamaha ASEAN Cup football tournament after they suffered a humiliating 0-7 loss to Vietnam in their last group ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

BJP sacrificed Joshi for Modi, says Congress


May 24th, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) The Congress Thursday said the BJP had to "sacrifice" senior leader Sanjay Joshi to ensure Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi attended the party's national ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Prince Harry wants to be reggae DJ?


May 8th, 2012 - 9:46 am ICT by IANS
London, May 8 (IANS) Prince Harry wants to become a reggae music DJ and eventually to show off his skills at parties, say his friends.The 27-year-old royal has been inspired ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Satyamev Jayate’ gutsy, sensible show: Viewers


May 6th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 6 (IANS) From filmmakers to clinical psychologists to professors - everyone has given the thumbs up to Aamir Khan's television show "Satyamev Jayate", saying it is a ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

An eye opener on Pakistan’s terrorist arm (IANS Book Review)


May 3rd, 2012 - 10:36 am ICT by IANS
Book: "The Caliphate's Soldiers: The Laskhar-e-Taiba's Long War"; Author: Wilson John; Publishers: Amaryllis (In association with Observer Research Foundation); Pages: 295; Price: Rs.595There is no book quite like it, says ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Bhandarkar amused over ‘Fashion’ copyright case (Movie Snippets)


April 13th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar is amused by the copyright infringement case filed against him for 2008 film "Fashion"."Now someone has gone to court for the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Armaan set for maiden Indy race


March 23rd, 2012 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
St Petersburg (Florida), March 23 (IANS) Having missed most of the pre-season testing due to budget constraints, India's Armaan Ebrahim faces an uphill task as he prepares for his first ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Jessica Alba’s non-toxic lifestyle book


March 20th, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 20 (IANS) American actress Jessica Alba is set to release her first book "The Honest Life" about creating a toxic-free home. She doles out recipes, design ideas and ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

On women’s day, helpless woman attempts suicide in Kashmir


March 8th, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 8 (IANS) While the world celebrated International Women's Day, a helpless woman attempted suicide Thursday after her husband abandoned her on a highway in Kashmir.Without giving her any ... Read more...

Posted in National |

‘Split UP’ plan cost BSP: Opposers of Telangana ’state’


March 6th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 6 (IANS) Those opposing the carving out of a separate Telangana state out of Andhra Pradesh Tuesday saw the defeat of the Bahujan Samaj Party in Uttar ... Read more...

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Book fair concludes, sees over 700,000 visitors


March 4th, 2012 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Focused on youth and children, the biennial World Book Fair New Delhi, organized by the National Book Trust (NBT) concluded Sunday, after registering over 700,000 ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Heritage Walk organized to celebrate National Science Day


February 28th, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Around a hundred Delhiites, including school and college students, astronomy enthusiasts and several tourists Tuesday participated in a heritage walk to celebrate National Science Day.Organised ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Senior journalist George Joseph is dead (Lead)


February 27th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) George Joseph, political editor of IANS, died early Monday following a cardiac arrest. He was 57.Joseph was rushed to Fortis Hospital in Noida early Sunday ... Read more...

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Court sends cop to jail, says men in uniform flouting law


February 9th, 2012 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) A Delhi court has awarded two years' rigorous imprisonment to a traffic police constable for assaulting and illegally detaining a woman, observing that everyday newspapers ... Read more...

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R-Day parade leaves some gushing


January 26th, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) For 33-year-old homemaker Jyotsna Singh, attending her first Republic Day parade here was both overwhelming and an eye-opener."Words fail me. I wonder why I did ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Wasim Akram blasts India’s batting legends


January 19th, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 19 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram Thursday blasted the ageing Indian batting legends calling them "physically inadequate" and termed the world No.2 Test team's humiliating defeat in ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

A push for documentaries, courtesy Bollywood’s Jaaved Jaaferi


January 14th, 2012 - 10:48 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) He is known for comedy as well as his dance moves. But actor Jaaved Jaaferi has now taken a serious plunge into documentary making - ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Akali Dal plans ‘biggest’ rally Sunday


December 17th, 2011 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
Moga (Punjab), Dec 17 (IANS) Claiming that it would be "the largest ever held in the world and an eye opener for the whole country", Punjab's ruling Shiromani Akali ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Three legislators quit Congress, join TRS


October 30th, 2011 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 30 (IANS) In a setback for the ruling Congress in Andhra Pradesh, three of its legislators from the Telangana region Sunday quit the party and joined the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Economists divided over Singur judgment


September 29th, 2011 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 28 (IANS) Economists in the city are divided over Wednesday's Calcutta High Court verdict upholding the validity of the Singur land act passed by the Mamata Banerjee ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Anti-graft activists in Goa demand tabling of Lokayukta bill


September 7th, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 7 (IANS) The spillover of Anna Hazare's campaign in New Delhi for a stringent Lokpal bill has reached Goa, with activists demanding the reinroduction of the Lokayukta ... Read more...

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Ranch shops shut till noon in support of Anna


August 19th, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 19 (IANS) Businessmen here kept their shops closed till Friday noon to support activist Anna Hazare's cause against corruption.India Against Corruption's Jharkhand chapter called a shutdown till ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Costly land aggregation can frustrate affordable housing (Comment)


August 17th, 2011 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
The recent trouble in Noida shows how unfair and opaque guidelines on land acquisition can not only derail real estate and infrastructure development in the country but also sour the common ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

People hit by one-minute fame disease: Kirron Kher


July 16th, 2011 - 10:17 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) With the epidemic of reality shows on television, people the world over appear to have been infected with the fame disease, says actress Kirron Kher, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Himachal to confiscate illegal property of public servants


June 25th, 2011 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 25 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government of Himachal Pradesh is bringing in a new legislation to confiscate the illegally acquired property of public servants, an ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

National Conference is party of the past, says PDP


May 24th, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 24 (IANS) In a scathing attack on the ruling National Conference in Jammu and Kashmir, the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party Tuesday said that time has come to ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Bangladesh daily objects to Hasina congratulating Mamata


May 15th, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 15 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina "undermined her status and office" by calling up Mamata Banerjee, victor of the election in India's West Bengal state, a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Bengal industrialists hail Trinamool Congress-Congress win


May 13th, 2011 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 13 (IANS) Industrialists in West Bengal Friday hailed the victory of the Trinamool Congress-Congress combine in the 2011 assembly polls saying it will create new confidence for ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

No cricketer will report fixing in future due to threats, lack of support: Zulqarnain


April 20th, 2011 - 11:42 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 20(ANI): No cricketer will report match or spot fixing in future due to lack of help and support from within cricketing circles and also problems created for the concerned player ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

No player will report fixing in future: Zulqarnain


April 19th, 2011 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, April 19 (IANS) Almost five months after claiming that he would expose people linked to match-fixing in international cricket, former Pakistan wicketkeeper Zulqarnain Haider feels no cricketer will report ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Chhattisgarh government should have applied mind better: Moily


April 15th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Law Minister M. Veerappa Moily Friday said the Chhattisgarh government should have applied its mind "objectively" before bringing a sedition case against social activist Binayak ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Dhumal backs Hazare, calls for fighting corruption


April 9th, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 9 (IANS) Supporting the campaign of social activist Anna Hazare for a stringent anti-graft law, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal Saturday expressed concern over corruption ... Read more...

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