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‘Gandhigiri’ to protect tigers in Maharashtra (With Images)


July 1st, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chandrapur (Maharashtra), July 1 (IANS) Alarmed at the rise in tiger poaching, wildlife lover Bandu Dhotre will start a fast unto death in Nagpur from Monday to seek protection for ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Mudslinging over Madurai ‘mutt’ appointment


May 14th, 2012 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai/Madurai, May 14 (IANS) The war of words between controversial Karnataka-based spiritual leader Nithyananda and those opposing his anointment as the 293rd pontiff of the over 1500-year-old Madurai Aadheenam Mutt ... Read more...

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‘More women stepping out to write’


April 29th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) An increasing number of women are now stepping out in the world of literature to shape up the voice of feminist authors, feel well-known women ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Beat the summer - sleep well, eat well for glowing skin


April 18th, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) The summer may have been delayed in large parts of the country but is here finally and so are skin problems such as acne, ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

‘Northeast India should go for traditional housing’


April 9th, 2012 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 9 (IANS) Quake-prone northeastern India should switch to traditional forms of house-building, including houses made of bamboo and cane, that are flexible and able to withstand tremors, said ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

‘Manipur situation too complex to expect dramatic change’


March 13th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) The Congress may have won a clear mandate in Manipur but the tribal situation in the state is too complex to expect any dramatic changes ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

NSS supremo P.K.Narayana Panicker dead


February 29th, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Changnacherry (Kerala) Feb 29 (IANS) P.K. Narayana Panicker, considered to be one of the leading lights of the Nair Service Society (NSS), the social organisation of the Kerala's Nair ... Read more...

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Coastal Energen looking to buy out Al Rostamani stakes


January 19th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 19 (IANS) Promoters of city-based Coastal Energen, which is setting up a 1,200 MW thermal power plant in Tuticorin, are in talks with investors to buy out the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Four new NIDs to come up (With Images)


December 12th, 2011 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) Industry and traditional design are closing ranks in India, with plans to set up four new National Institutes of Design (NIDs) to meet the growing ... Read more...

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NTR’s widow evicted from house


December 2nd, 2011 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 2 (IANS) Telugu Desam Party founder president N.T. Rama Rao's widow Lakshmi Parvathi was Friday evicted from the house she was living in since the former Andhra Pradesh ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

BJP leader Vinay Katiyar claims threat to life


November 29th, 2011 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 29 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) vice president Vinay Katiyar, a member of the Shri Ram Janma Bhoomi Mukti Yagya Samiti since 1984, Tuesday claimed threat to ... Read more...

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Bengal traders’ body calls shutdown against FDI


November 28th, 2011 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 28 (IANS) The Confederation of West Bengal Trade Associations (CWBTA), the apex body of the most prominent trade associations of the state covering over five lakh small and ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Mehbooba Mufti set to be re-elected PDP chief


October 25th, 2011 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 25 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir's main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti is all set to get re-elected in the poll scheduled for Oct 31, a ... Read more...

Posted in National |

US hails Indian diaspora’s role in strengthening ties


October 11th, 2011 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 11 (IANS) With a growing Indian American community which has increasing influence, the US sees the Indian diaspora as an important partner for forging closer ties with ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Intra-Kashmir women meet from Sep 27


September 24th, 2011 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 24 (IANS) A conference of women on women's role in society, with participants from both Indian and Pakistani Kashmir, will be held in Gulmarg town from Sep 27.The ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Ten years after 9/11, Indian Americans have come a long way


September 10th, 2011 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 10 (IANS) Ten years after terrorists struck US unleashing a backlash against the South Asians given their close resemblance to the hijackers from the Middle East, the community ... Read more...

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US sticks to stand on disclosure of foreign accounts


August 21st, 2011 - 9:27 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 21 (IANS) Sticking to its stand of not extending the Aug 31 deadline for disclosure of foreign accounts, US tax authorities said those who believe they have not ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

International honour for Indian wine expert


June 27th, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Lisbon, June 27 (IANS) Delhi-based wine expert Subhash Arora, founder-president of the Indian Wine Academy, was honoured with the prestigious Merite de l'OIV by the International Organization of Vine ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Thousands attend Tikait’s cremation


May 16th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Sisauli (Uttar Pradesh), May 16 (IANS) Tens of thousands of farmers descended on this village Monday to bid their final adieu to powerful leader and founder president of Bharatiya ... Read more...

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Farmer leader Tikait dies (Lead)


May 16th, 2011 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Muzaffarnagar (Uttar Pradesh), May 15 (IANS) Mahendra Singh Tikait, a prominent north Indian farmers' leader and founder president of Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU), died here Sunday morning, his family ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Gadkari, Dikshit condole Tikait’s death


May 15th, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari and Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Sunday condoled the death of prominent farmer's leader Mahendra Singh Tikait.In ... Read more...

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Rattled AGP seeks re-poll using ballots


May 15th, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 15 (IANS) The Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) Sunday made the bizarre demand for a re-poll using traditional ballots, saying that the Congress had rigged the electronic voting ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Farmer leader Tikait dies


May 15th, 2011 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Muzaffarnagar, May 15 (IANS) Mahendra Singh Tikait, prominent north Indian farmer leader and founder president of Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU), died here Sunday morning, his family said. He was 76.Mahendra ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Taiwan varsities sign academic promotion pacts with Amity University


May 3rd, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
NOIDA (Uttar Pradesh), May 3 (ANI): A delegation of academics and senior members of several Taiwan universities visited Amity University here this week and signed memoranda of understanding (MOUs) for promoting and ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Indian American contractor pleads guilty in naval kickback scam


April 29th, 2011 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 29 (IANS) An Indian American navy contractor charged in a multimillion-dollar kickback and bribery scheme has pleaded guilty and could face up to 15 years in prison.Anjan ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Sikkim has no representation at centre: Chamling


April 25th, 2011 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) Emphasising that since its merger with the Indian union Sikkim has no representation at the centre, Chief Minister Pawan Chamling Monday suggested that the word ... Read more...

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Provide education to fellow beings: Vice president’s wife


March 18th, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh, March 18 (IANS) No act of charity is bigger than providing a fellow being with an opportunity to attain education and to make a respectable living with dignity, Salma ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Two Maoists held in Bengal


March 15th, 2011 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 15 (IANS) Two Maoists, including a woman squad member, were arrested in West Bengal Tuesday, police said. They were presented before a local court and remanded to ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

US scribe to depose on Dhaka trial he covered 35 years ago


March 14th, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 14 (IANS) Veteran American journalist and writer Lawrence Lifschultz will depose before Dhaka High Court about a military court trial that he reported in 1976 before being expelled ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Building national character - in a lab


March 6th, 2011 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) Peeved at the rising cases of corruption in India, a Pune-based NGO has come up with the idea of a laboratory to help build character ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

NRIs want to vote, but through postal ballot


March 4th, 2011 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 4 (IANS) Indians in America have welcomed the Election Commission's move to permit non-resident Indians to vote back home, but feel it would be a tough call ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Mumbai students, dabbawalas rally for health, environment


January 1st, 2011 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 1 (IANS) A city-based educational institute along with Mumbai's famed dabbawalas ushered in the New Year Saturday by organising a rally to spread awareness about AIDS and the harmful effects ... Read more...

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Don’t drive drunk, take a cab: NGOs tell New Year revellers


December 30th, 2010 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) It is that time of the year again when people in Delhi are in high spirits and set to party into the wee hours to usher in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Maoist leader arrested for Bengal policeman’s murder


November 25th, 2010 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 25 (IANS) A Maoist leader who is a key accused in the February murder of a police officer in West Bengal has been arrested from Bankura district, police said Thursday.Babulal ... Read more...

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Taj Mahal city grapples with ‘open air’ crisis (Letter from Agra)


November 20th, 2010 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
By Brij Khandelwal Agra, Nov 20 (IANS) The Taj Mahal city of Agra is determined to spread civic awareness among the people to make them learn the crucial importance of having private toilets ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

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