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Karachi cops hunt for bananas


June 30th, 2012 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 30 (IANS) This is one case that seems to have stumped the terror-toughened police personnel of Karachi, for it is not every day that 49 dozen bananas get ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Karnataka looks beyond Bangalore to promote tourism


June 8th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 8 (IANS) The Karnataka government is looking beyond Bangalore to promote tourism in the state, as the state capital is bedevilled with infrastructure woes and is no longer ... Read more...

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Accord Group to acquire hotels within, outside India


May 29th, 2012 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 29 (IANS) City-based Accord Group is hoping for eight hotels under its belt following a three-pronged strategy of acquisitions within and outside India, building new facilities and running ... Read more...

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Congress leaders fume as Badals cosy up to centre (Punjab Newsletter)


May 18th, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 18 (IANS) The top leadership of the Punjab Congress may still be licking its wounds after its defeat in the assembly elections earlier this year, but the ... Read more...

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Dharamsala plans ‘home stay’ for IPL fans


May 16th, 2012 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, May 16 (IANS) With fewer hotel rooms to accommodate thousands of Indian Premier League (IPL) fans, Himachalis will play good hosts by throwing open their doors for visitors for ... Read more...

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Rihanna’s favourite snack goes missing


March 7th, 2012 - 1:56 am ICT by IANS
London, March 7 (IANS) Singer Rihanna was reportedly given a different snack after her emergency box of Cheetos, flown from US to Britain, went missing in transit.The star, who ... Read more...

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Pakistani scholar’s Gujarat remarks spark row


March 1st, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 1 (IANS) Pakistani Islamic scholar Tahir-ul-Qadri's reported remarks advising Muslims to forget the Gujarat riots have sparked a row with some Muslim organisations opposing his ongoing ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Eight arrested for thrashing Delhi hotel official (Lead)


February 26th, 2012 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) Eight people, arrested for thrashing the chief security officer of a five-star hotel here, were known to him and the assault was the outcome of ... Read more...

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eRevMax eyeing four, three-star hotel markets in India


October 28th, 2011 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 28 (IANS) eRevMax International, a global software and services house, which has expertise in connectivity, market intelligence, revenue and distribution management for travel and hospitality industries, is eyeing ... Read more...

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Jubiliation in Maharashtra over Anna’s victory (Lead)


August 27th, 2011 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 27 (IANS) Thousands of people in Maharashtra, including here and Anna Hazare's home village Ralegan-Siddhi, broke out in celebrations Saturday after the activist said he will call ... Read more...

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Mumbaikars happy with Anna victory


August 27th, 2011 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 27 (IANS) People in Mumbai voiced happiness that the mass campaign led by Anna Hazare had forced parliament to take the first steps towards a strong anti-corruption ... Read more...

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As sultry as it gets-Vidya in ‘The Dirty Picture’


August 26th, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Vidya Balan has never exposed as much - but in the first look of "The Dirty Picture", inspired by late southern sex icon Silk ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Northeast not geared up for tourism’


August 17th, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Most of the mortheastern states are "not geared up for tourism" even as the region does not have a single five-star hotel, a parliamentary panel ... Read more...

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Hafeez Contractor debuts in Nepal


June 21st, 2011 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, June 21 (IANS) Renowned Indian architect Hafeez Contractor is making his debut in neighbouring Nepal with a high-end apartment complex in Kathmandu, targeted for completion by 2012.The 60-year-old, who ... Read more...

Posted in World |

DMK chief meets Chidamabram, cancels flight back home (lead)


May 23rd, 2011 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) DMK chief M. Karunanidhi, who had Monday come to the national capital on a "personal visit" to meet his jailed daughter and Rajya Sabha member ... Read more...

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Cricket craze boosts hotel business in Himachal


April 27th, 2011 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, April 27 (IANS) Cricket craze means good business in Himachal Pradesh.While excitement is already soaring high among cricket fans for the mid-May Indian Premier League (IPL) matches at the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

British Airways may resume flights to Pakistan


April 15th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 15 (IANS) British Prime Minister David Cameron called his Pakistani counterpart Yousuf Raza Gilani over telephone Friday and said British Airways may soon resume flights to Pakistan, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Anger in Jammu over move to sell heritage building


March 20th, 2011 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 20 (IANS) Anger is brewing against the reported move of the Jammu and Kashmir government to sell a more than 150-year-old heritage building in the heart ... Read more...

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Nepal’s casino kingdom faces guillotine


February 12th, 2011 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Feb 12 (IANS) The fate of eight of Nepal's 10 casinos, once a major tourist attraction, lies in jeopardy with the owners failing to pay the money owed to ... Read more...

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New Year fireworks set off 5,945 blazes in China


February 7th, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 7 (IANS) The tradition of bursting firecrackers on the occasion of Chinese New Year to ward off evil spirits has been blamed for rising number of fire accidents across the ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi feasts on tunde kebabs


January 11th, 2011 - 1:24 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 10 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi chose to feast on Lucknow's famed tunde kebabs instead of having dinner at the five-star Taj hotel here Monday night, party sources ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

‘Babes and Bikinis’ dominate England players Ashes series win celebrations


January 9th, 2011 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan.9 (ANI): England cricketer stars went the whole hog in celebrating their Ashes series triumph in Australia, and according to Mark Chipperfield, a journalist and travel writer, cocktail waitresses and Hollywood ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

‘Man paid money to have his Indian-origin wife killed’


December 7th, 2010 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 7 (IANS) A British businessman, whose Indian-origin wife was shot dead while the couple were on honeymoon in South Africa, paid to have her killed, a South African court has ... Read more...

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Honeymoon murder: Hubby offered 1,300 pounds to Brit-Indian bride’s killers


December 7th, 2010 - 8:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 7 (ANI): A British Indian businessman whose wife was shot dead in a carjacking while on honeymoon in South Africa has been publicly accused of plotting her murder. According to ... Read more...

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Fire in Delhi five-star hotel


November 21st, 2010 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) A fire broke out and was quickly put out in a five-star hotel in central Delhi Sunday evening, the fire brigade said. No one was injured.According to ... Read more...

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Katrina Kaif And Imran Khan Enjoys Roadside Punjabi Food


October 13th, 2010 - 2:20 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 13, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Katrina Kaif and Imran Khan, the deadly Bollywood duo, who are soon to be seen in the Yash Raj Films flick, ‘Mere Brother Ki Dulhan’, have ... Read more...

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Award winning director upset with IFFI panel


October 11th, 2010 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 11 (IANS) The film fraternity in Goa has lambasted Chief Minister Digambar Kamat for including industrialists, their wives and journalists at the expense of film makers in the key decision-making ... Read more...

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Fire breaks out in Mumbai hotel


October 7th, 2010 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 7 (IANS) A fire broke out Thursday evening on the fourth floor of Mumbai's five-star hotel, Orchid Ecotel, a fire brigade official said."No deaths or injuries have been reported so ... Read more...

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Who wouldn’t want Mauritius trip: Cherie Blair at poverty meet


September 24th, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 24 (IANS) "Who wouldn't want a trip to Mauritius," said Cherie Blair, wife of former British premier Tony Blair, while attending a summit in New York on world poverty. Mauritius Foreign ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

New Delhi cabbies get etiquette training for CWG


September 21st, 2010 - 9:47 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 21 (ANI): A five-star hotel group here has organised a two-day training camp for cabbies, who will ferry tourists set to arrive India for the 2010 Commonwealth Games, which ... Read more...

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10-year-old wants park in Shimla, writes to high court


September 19th, 2010 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 19 (IANS) A 10-year-old girl has written to the chief justice of the Himachal Pradesh High Court, urging him to ensure that a playground is provided to children in Shimla ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

India accused of spoiling Maoist chances in Nepal


September 12th, 2010 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Sep 12 (IANS) Fresh India bashing has started in Nepal with a Communist leader accusing New Delhi of having spent millions of rupees to prevent the Maoists from coming ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Himachal to check construction of high-rise buildings


August 18th, 2010 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 18 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government plans to amend building by-laws to check the construction of high-rise buildings in Shimla, a minister said Wednesday. "We are planning to bring amendments to ... Read more...

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Rani lends hand to actress aunt to save stray animals


August 13th, 2010 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 13 (IANS) Bollywood actress Rani Mukherjee Friday lent a helping hand to her actress aunt Debasree Roy to save stray dogs in the city. The Bollywood beauty was in town ... Read more...

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Michelle Obama loved by locals on Spain vacation


August 6th, 2010 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug 6 (ANI): Michelle Obama might have been criticised for her luxurious vacation in Spain, but the truth is-the locals of her holiday destination adore her.The US First Lady and ... Read more...

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