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Delhi’s monuments will be lit by solar energy


September 17th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) More and more of the capital's best known monuments may now be illuminated through solar energy.Building on the experience gained over the last three years ... Read more...

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Salman not returning any favours: Preity


September 7th, 2012 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 7 (IANS) Actor Salman Khan, who shakes a leg with Preity Zinta in her debut production "Ishkq In Paris", is not returning any favours by performing the ... Read more...

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‘Ek Tha Tiger’ expected to break more records


August 17th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Salman Khan does it again! After giving back-to-back super hits "Wanted", "Dabangg", "Ready" and "Bodyguard", he has hit the bull's eye once again with ... Read more...

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‘Ek Tha Tiger’ promises full on entertainment (IANS Preview)


August 13th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Wait is over for all Salman Khan fans as the star is coming to cinema halls Wednesday with "Ek Tha Tiger" to celebrate Independence ... Read more...

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A mouthful of ‘tricolour’ dishes (With Images)


August 13th, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) This Independence Day, restaurants in the national capital are offering a taste of patriotism with 'tricolour' dishe. Cheesecakes to chocolate brownies and hara kababs to ... Read more...

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‘Ek Tha Tiger’ will sustain on content: Kabir Khan


August 9th, 2012 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 9 (IANS) Filmmaker Kabir Khan says Salman Khan's presence in "Ek Tha Tiger" will bring in the initial footfalls, but the film's content and direction will sustain ... Read more...

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Bansal doesn’t favour shifting parliament to new building


August 3rd, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The idea of shifting parliament to a new building has not found favour with Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal, who feels that the heritage ... Read more...

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Metro ridership rises as Team Anna begins fast


July 25th, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Delhi Metro opened an extra ticket counter at the Patel Chowk station after witnessing a spike in footfalls on the first day of Team Anna's ... Read more...

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‘Bol Bachchan’ crosses Rs.50 crore mark


July 10th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) After a promising opening day collection of Rs.12.10 crore, Rohit Shetty's action-comedy "Bol Bachchan" went nearly houseful on the weekend and amassed Rs.50.13 crore ... Read more...

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Big B praises ‘Gangs of Wasseypur’ to the skies


June 24th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 24 (IANS) Impressed with the "stark" and "painfully real" portrayal of gang war in "Gangs of Wasseypur", Amitabh Bachchan feels that director Anurag Kashyup has allowed the ... Read more...

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With rising ridership, Delhi Metro to have more gates


June 20th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) With commuter volumes crossing the two million mark on six days in June alone this year, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) proposes to upgrade ... Read more...

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Himachal profits from Kashmir tourist overflow


May 28th, 2012 - 10:55 am ICT by IANS
Shimla/Manali, May 28 (IANS) No bookings in the Kashmir Valley? Head for the hills of Himachal Pradesh for your vacation.The hospitality industry here says that with hotels in Srinagar valley ... Read more...

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‘Clean India’ campaign takes off at Qutub Minar


May 20th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) A "Clean India" Campaign was begun Sunday at the capital's landmark Qutub Minar."Since the Qutub Minar gets as many as 25,000 footfalls on a weekend, ... Read more...

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Of toilets and Mamataspeak (West Bengal newsletter)


April 22nd, 2012 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 22 (IANS) Soon after taking over the reins of West Bengal, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had referred to the plight of travellers - particularly women - on ... Read more...

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Gurgaon Girlcott ends, malls say it had no impact


April 15th, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, April 15 (IANS) Gurgaon Girlcott - a movement to urge women in this millenium city on Delhi's outskirts to keep away from splurging at restaurants, malls and salons ... Read more...

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Finetune policies to promote community tourism: Study


April 15th, 2012 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) The government should reinforce policies and focus on effective marketing to promote domestic tourism which has a huge potential to contribute to the social and ... Read more...

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Sand China gets bigger with Sands Cotai Central


April 12th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Macau, April 12 (IANS) The city welcomed over 28 million tourists from across the world in the past year. Now, footfalls could go up by 26 percent with the opening ... Read more...

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Movie goers’ thumbs up to ‘Titanic 3D’, earns Rs.6.1 crore


April 9th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) The 3D version of James Cameron's epic love story "Titanic" has garnered Rs.6.1 crore in the opening weekend and is said to be the highest ... Read more...

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BJP budget blows hot and cold on Goa’s offshore casinos


March 27th, 2012 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 27 (IANS) Once having resisted offshore casinos tooth and nail as a moralistic opposition, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led coalition government in its budget has both slapped ... Read more...

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Angst plus stress equals more suicides at Metro stations


March 13th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) Three suicides in just two months. In a city where stress runs high, Delhi Metro tracks seem to have become the lodestone for those looking ... Read more...

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It’s snowing Valentine’s fun in Himachal


February 13th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 13 (IANS) Moderate to heavy snowfall occurred at many places in Himachal Pradesh Monday, giving that extra nip to Valentine's Day celebrations.Shimla and its nearby popular destinations like ... Read more...

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Head to Himachal hills for a white V-Day


February 12th, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 12 (IANS) Moderate snowfall in the hills of Himachal Pradesh Sunday cheered up members of the hospitality industry as they are expecting a spike in tourist footfalls, mainly ... Read more...

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India needs to streamline visa, infrastructure to tap tourism potential: Experts


February 12th, 2012 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) As tourism becomes a key driver of the Indian economy with its growing foreign exchange earnings and income generating potential, the government has to streamline ... Read more...

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Want a film on climate change: Abhishek Bachchan


February 4th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) After being part of entertaining films, Abhishek Bachchan is keen now to make a movie on climate change but says it is important to ... Read more...

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Liquor curbs ahead of polls affecting Goa’s casinos (Lead)


January 27th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 27 (IANS) Ban on sale of liquor post-11 p.m. in poll-bound Goa is affecting the state's night life, the casino lobby has said and feared that these offshore ... Read more...

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Poll-eve curbs on liquor affecting Goa’s casinos


January 27th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 27 (IANS) Ban on sale of liquor post-11 p.m. in poll-bound Goa is affecting the state's night life, going by the casino lobby which fears it would have ... Read more...

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Bigots hissed, but no stopping carnival of letters (Lit Fest Review)


January 25th, 2012 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 25 (IANS) The absent Salman Rusdhie may have stolen the headlines, but the five-day Jaipur Literary Festival will be remembered for its many incandescent moments when poetry intersected ... Read more...

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12-day Kolkata Book Fair kicks off


January 24th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 24 (IANS) The 36th Kolkata Book Fair, considered one of the world's largest in terms of footfalls, was inaugurated by renowned Italian author Beppe Severgni Tuesday. Literary ... Read more...

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Four Indian galleries, Husain tribute at Art Dubai 2012 (With Image)


January 17th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Four top Indian galleries will carry a select showcase of classic and cutting-edge contemporary art, including a tribute to artist M.F. Husain, to the Art ... Read more...

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Maruti Suzuki cars to cost more


January 5th, 2012 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) Automobile major Maruti Suzuki Thursday said all its cars will cost more from next week due to a hike in commodity input prices and the ... Read more...

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Nissan unveils multi-purpose vehicle Evalia


January 5th, 2012 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) Nissan unveiled its multi-utility vehicle Evalia Thursday the first day of the 11th Auto Expo here."We want to show India the depth of Nissan's ... Read more...

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Maruti Suzuki unviels compact SUV


January 5th, 2012 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) Automobile major Maruti Suzuki Thursday unvieled its new compact sports utility vehicle (SUV) on the first day of the 11th Auto Expo, terming the vehicle ... Read more...

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Mega-launches, big-ticket announcements at Delhi Auto Expo


January 3rd, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) With India emerging as a market for over 15 million vehicles each year, virtually every domestic and global major in the business will seek to ... Read more...

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Bollywood went from gloom to glory, singing ‘Ooh la la’ (2011 in Retrospect)


December 15th, 2011 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
(Attn Editors: This is the first in a series of yearenders by IANS, covering in depth a range of events in fields such as sports, economy, entertainment, politics and diplomacy ... Read more...

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Money crunch hits capital’s biggest culture gala


November 15th, 2011 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) The capital's biggest cultural extravaganza - the Delhi International Arts Festival - is facing an acute financial crunch, that has cast a shadow of ... Read more...

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