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Your home is indeed where your heart is


March 30th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 30 (IANS) A study has observed how people tend to "fall in love" with a house once they come across their dream home.A massive 56 percent of buyers ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Muslims join ‘Gayatri Parivar’ event


November 6th, 2011 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Haridwar, Nov 6 (IANS) A large number of Muslims dressed in their traditional attire poured on to the streets here Sunday at the start of a five-day event aimed at ... Read more...

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Obama wishes Indians ‘Happy Diwali and Saal Mubarak’


October 27th, 2011 - 11:08 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 27 (IANS) President Barack Obama, the first US president to celebrate Diwali in the White House in 2009, has wished Hindus, Jains, Sikhs and some Buddhists ... Read more...

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Pay compound interest for 14 years: Apex court to polluting firm


July 22nd, 2011 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Pulling up a chemical company for trying to wriggle out of paying up for the pollution caused by it, the Supreme Court directed the firm, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Zardari calls for global effort against terror


June 26th, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 26 (IANS) Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has called for a collective global effort to tackle the threat of terrorism.Addressing a conference on "Global Fight Against Terrorism" ... Read more...

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Terrorism must be countered with jobs, education: Zardari


June 25th, 2011 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 25 (IANS) Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari Saturday vowed not to let terrorism succeed, and said the way to defeat the menace was to provide jobs, education and ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US needed to stop Gadhafi’s ‘brutal repression’: Obama


March 29th, 2011 - 10:47 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 29 (IANS) Defending US intervention in Libya, President Barack Obama argued that a failure to act against Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi's "brutal repression" would have carried a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Most Americans disapprove of Palin’s response to Arizona shootings: Poll


January 18th, 2011 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 18 (ANI): Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin's response to the Arizona shootings has been slammed by Americans, including most of her supporters, with a latest poll saying that 46 ... Read more...

Posted in World |

No proof of Jesus’ crucifixion, claims scholar


June 24th, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 24 (ANI): The episode of Jesus' crucifixion is based more on traditions of the Christian church and artistic illustrations than antique texts, says a Swedish researcher."The problem is that descriptions ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Jesus’ crucifixion reality or artistic illustration?


June 15th, 2010 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 15 (ANI): The episode of Jesus' crucifixion is based more on traditions of the Christian church and artistic illustrations than antique texts, says a Swedish researcher."The problem is that descriptions ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

George Clooney asks Americans to help Haiti


January 23rd, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 23 (IANS) Hollywood actor George Clooney has urged Americans to help the victims of the Haitian earthquake. "This is a tragedy that reaches across all borders and all boundaries and demands ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

“Global day of fasting and prayer” call by Hindus


January 2nd, 2010 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Jan 2 (ANI): Hindus are calling for January seven for observation as day of fasting and prayer worldwide.Acclaimed Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Hindus call for global day of fasting and prayer


November 16th, 2009 - 11:07 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Hindus are calling for January seven next for observation as day of fasting and prayer worldwide.Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that in view of continuing ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Why be good, asks Gurcharan Das (With Images)


September 17th, 2009 - 10:56 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Columnist and writer Gurcharan Das, author of best-selling "India Unbound", has turned to the epic Mahabharata in his new book, "The Difficulty of ... Read more...

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Sikhs in US say Vienna violence setback to their image


May 27th, 2009 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 27 (IANS) The Sikh community in the US has condemned the violence in a Vienna gurdwara that led to the killing of a religious leader and triggered large-scale violence ... Read more...

Posted in World |

President, PM greet nation on Eid-e-Milad, Holi (Lead)


March 9th, 2009 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil, Vice President Hamid Ansari and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh greeted the nation on the occasions of Eid-e-Milad and Holi praying for peace and prosperity. Eid-e-Milad, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

President greets nation on Milad-un-Nabi and Holi


March 9th, 2009 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Monday greeted the nation on the occasion of Milad-un-Nabi and Holi. Milad-un-Nabi, the birthday of Prophet Muhammad, would be celebrated Tuesday, while Holi, the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Row over Ahmadinejad ‘alternative’ to Queen’s message (Lead)


December 26th, 2008 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 25 (DPA) An angry row erupted in Britain Thursday over plans by a television station to broadcast a speech by Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad as an "alternative" to the traditional ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Urbanisation of Indian minds to propel growth: corporate leader


December 20th, 2008 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 20 (IANS) India has a sound economic future amid the global meltdown as it has several advantages beginning with "the urbanisation of the Indian minds", according to a top corporate ... Read more...

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Eid sermons will highlight Islam’s message of peace


December 5th, 2008 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) This Eid-ul-Zuha, many Muslim clerics in India will through their sermons focus on Islam's "message of peace", denouncing terrorism and the killing of innocents in the name ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Al-Qaeda kills three Canadian troops in ambush


September 4th, 2008 - 10:23 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Sep 4 (IANS) With three more soldiers killed in an Al-Qaeda ambush Wednesday, the Canadian toll in Afghanistan is about to reach 100 in the six-year-old battle against insurgents in Kandahar ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Hindus urge all religions to take a stand against racism


August 19th, 2008 - 11:55 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 19 (ANI): Acclaimed Hindu and Indo-American leader, Rajan Zed, has said that racism had engulfed many countries in the world and that all religions should work to eradicate it. ... Read more...

Posted in National |

British Cabinet Minister apologises to Shami Chakrabarti over sex slur


June 21st, 2008 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 21 (ANI): British Cabinet Minister Andy Burnham has written to leading human rights campaigner Shami Chakrabarti to express his regret over allegations that he smeared her by making suggestive ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

UN marks 60 years of peacekeeping


May 30th, 2008 - 12:19 am ICT by admin
DPA Geneva, May 29 (DPA) Tribute was paid Thursday to UN peacekeepers exactly 60 years after the first operation was authorized. United Nations Under-Secretary-General and head of the UN office at Geneva Sergei ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Beggars in Madhya Pradesh want Voter I-cards, shelter as a legal right!


May 29th, 2008 - 8:11 pm ICT by admin
By Ram Chand Sahu Bhopal, May 29 (ANI): Perhaps motivated by a now popular trend of staging protests and pushing government to seek resdemands, beggars in Bhopal recently staged a demonstration seeking ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Former Zambian president condemns South Africa attacks


May 25th, 2008 - 8:01 am ICT by admin
DPA Lusaka, May 25 (DPA) Former Zambian president Kenneth Kaunda has condemned the xenophobic frenzy in South African townships and poor neighbourhoods, in which over 40 people have been killed, mostly African migrants. ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Hillary’s Himalayan trust to receive humanitarian award


April 28th, 2008 - 3:34 pm ICT by admin
Kathmandu, Apr.28 (ANI): The Himalayan Trust will be recognised for four decades of volunteer work improving the lives of Sherpa communities in Nepal, by receiving the Variety International Humanitarian Award at ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

PM expresses condolence on passing away of Baba Amte


February 9th, 2008 - 11:31 am ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb 9 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh today expressed his condolences on the passing away of the famous Gandhian leader, Baba Amte. In his condolence message, Dr. Singh said: ... Read more...

Posted in National |

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