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Artists should look for art in rural India: Nageen Tanvir (With Image)


September 1st, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) The younger generation of artists should explore the country's rural and traditional roots to hone their art, says classic vocalist Nageen Tanvir, daughter of late ... Read more...

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Habib Tanvir’s contribution to Indian theatre now in a book


September 1st, 2012 - 1:04 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) "Habib Tanvir: Towards an Inclusive Theatre", a book on the life of the late veteran playwright and director and his contribution to the Indian theatre ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Bihar village dreams big for its peacocks!


May 15th, 2012 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Madhopur (Bihar), May 15 (IANS) A wave of excitement has swept Bihar's Madhopur-Gobind village, home to around 500 peacocks. For years, people here have proudly co-existed with the national bird, ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

TV no longer the idiot box: Madhur Bhandarkar ( Movie Snippets)


May 6th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 6 (IANS) Filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar has thanked Aamir Khan's debut TV show "Satyamev Jayate" for bringing the desired change to the small screen."Now television will no longer ... Read more...

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A riot of colours in Vrindavan


March 8th, 2012 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Vrindavan, March 8 (IANS) Holi celebrations picked up momentum an hour late Thursday due to the nip in the morning air in the Sri Krishna land from Goverdhan to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Rajasthan plans more country-specific industrial zones


October 24th, 2011 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Oct 24 (IANS) Rajasthan's industrial development and industrial agency plans to develop country-specific zones of the kind that exists for the Japanese in Alwar district's Neemrana town."Three-four countries, including ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Explosives found, blast averted in Kandhamal


October 19th, 2011 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Oct 19 (IANS) With the seizure of a huge quantity of explosives from a forested area, police in Orissa Wednesday claimed to have averted a blast bid by Maoists ... Read more...

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Kandhamal on alert after Maoist reveals attack plan


October 18th, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Oct 18 (IANS) Security was tightened across Orissa's communally-sensitive Kandhamal district Tuesday after an arrested Maoist revealed the guerrillas plan to attack two police stations in the area, an ... Read more...

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Activists march in support of Jan Lokpal


September 24th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 24 (IANS) Right to Information (RTI) activists here Saturday embarked on a 500-km march through rural ares of Uttar Pradesh to make people aware of the Jan Lokpal ... Read more...

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To pull tourists, Himachal books its legends (IANS Books)(With Image)


August 24th, 2011 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 24 (IANS) The seat of deity Kotlu Devta is trusted by locals for disposing of domestic, social and criminal disputes. They believe the complainant just has to hammer ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Now, comics to dispel nuke fears


May 23rd, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 23 (IANS) Comics can be a potent tool. Or so believes the country's top nuclear authority that will try to address apprehensions over the 9,900-MW Jaitapur nuclear power ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

20 child labourers rescued in Delhi


May 10th, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Twenty child labourers have been rescued from zari (embroidery) units and roadside eateries in south Delhi, a statement by a child rights NGO that assisted ... Read more...

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Man dies of food poisoning in Delhi, 16 held (Second Lead)


April 7th, 2011 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) A 58-year-old man has died in Delhi of food poisoning after he ate food prepared from buckwheat flour, police said Wednesday. At least 222 people ... Read more...

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Man dies of food poisoning in Delhi; 11 held (Lead)


April 6th, 2011 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) A 58-year-old man has died in Delhi of food poisoning after he ate food prepared from buckwheat flour, police said Wednesday. At least 222 people ... Read more...

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58-year-old man dies of food poisoning in Delhi


April 6th, 2011 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) A 58-year-old man has died of food poisoning after he ate food items prepared from buckwheat flour in east Delhi, police said Wednesday. At ... Read more...

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222 people hit by food poisoning in Delhi (Lead)


April 5th, 2011 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) At least 222 people were hospitalised with suspected food poisoning as they fell ill after eating food items prepared from buckwheat flour in east ... Read more...

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Sonakshi on weight lose spree for ‘Race 2′


February 3rd, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, Feb 3 (IANS) Sonakshi Sinha, who is in "Race 2", will have to rev up the feline quotient to the optimum as director duo Abbas-Mustan want to ... Read more...

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Jharkhand swimmers practise on the ground!


January 25th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Nityanand Shukla Ranchi, Jan 25 (IANS) With less than a month to go before Jharkhand hosts the 34th National Games, the state's swimming team still does not have a swimming pool to ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Back in open, but Assam’s freed rebels have lot to do


December 25th, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
By Syed Zarir Hussain Guwahati, Dec 25 (IANS) Years of life underground, then captured and put behind bars for another long stint, and finally back to the mainstream - life has turned full ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Audiences will see me totally urbanised in ‘Joker’, ‘Kick’: Sonakshi


December 6th, 2010 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, Dec 6 (IANS) After making an impact as a village belle in "Dabangg", newcomer Sonakshi Sinha is set to change her on screen image with her next ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

BJP campaign to ‘expose Mayawati government’ from Dec 15


November 30th, 2010 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 30 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will Dec 15 launch a month-long, state-wide campaign against the "misgovernance and corrupt practices" of Uttar Pradesh's ruling Bahujan Samaj Party, BJP ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Court seeks DDA’s response to charge of irregularities


September 9th, 2010 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday sought the Delhi Development Authority's (DDA) response, within two weeks, to the apex court monitoring committee's report contending that the agency committed irregularities ... Read more...

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Suspected Maoists kill tribal activist in Orissa


August 10th, 2010 - 9:30 pm ICT by ANI
By Sarada LahangirKoraput (Orissa), Aug.10 (ANI): A group of suspected Maoists fatally attacked a tribal activist at Bandhu Gaon in Koraput region of Orissa on Monday.Kendurka Arjun, the tribal activist was the ... Read more...

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Himachal Govt. seeks to promote village tourism under NREGA


June 21st, 2010 - 10:16 pm ICT by ANI
Shimla, June 21 (ANI): In a bid to revive traditional culture of hill villages and promote them as tourist spots, Himachal Pradesh is promoting tourism under the Central Government's National Rural Employment ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

“Sumoi Mari Gaon,” nature’s gift to Assam


June 17th, 2010 - 7:40 pm ICT by ANI
By Vaschipem KamodangGuwahati, June 17 (ANI): The Sumoi Mari Gaon village on Majuli Island in Assam, lies in the middle of the River Brahmaputra and is blessed with rich bio-diversity and a ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Kashmera Shah Punished By Desi Girls; Misses Game!


June 14th, 2010 - 1:48 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 14, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Today's episode will be more of a cat fight as Imagine TV's "Desi Girls' will be seen trying their hand at a new task today. Ever since ... Read more...

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Court gives nod to Delhi low cost housing project


May 7th, 2010 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday gave a green signal to the Delhi government to go ahead with the project under the Rajiv Ratna Awas Yojna housing ... Read more...

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Himachal gathering folktales to woo tourists to villages


April 25th, 2010 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Shimla, April 26 (IANS) Fascinating tales, folklore and anecdotes related to remote villages in Himachal Pradesh are set to lure tourists with the state government launching a scheme to promote ... Read more...

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Central rural development schemes realizing Mahatma Gandhi’s dream in Assam


March 3rd, 2010 - 8:05 pm ICT by ANI
By Vashipem KamodangGuwahati, March 1 (ANI): The National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (NREGS) has played an important role in bringing smiles on thousands of faces.The scheme has not just provided some ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Sports is a tool to defuse tension between states


February 10th, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, Feb 10 (ANI): Sports spread the feelings of brotherhood and unity. Here in Northeast sports is being used as an initiative to sort out border disputes between Assam and Nagaland.Recently a ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

BJP team to visit Ladakh to report on ‘Chinese threat’


January 29th, 2010 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) Expressing concern over "increasing instances of border incursion" by China near Ladakh and other areas, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has appointed a five-member committee of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Legendary playback singer Yesudas turns 70


January 10th, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mangalore (Karnataka), Jan 10 (IANS) "Gori tera gaon bada pyara, Mein toh gaya maara, Aake yaahan re...." The voice that has enthralled generations and soothed a million souls, including Oscar winner A.R. ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Upcoming Non-Fiction shows in 2010


January 4th, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Year 2009 offered the TV audience variety of shows from reality shows to fictions that provided enough entertainment to audience. 2010 has started and there are horde of reality shows that ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Story of a successful Assam farmer and entrepreneur


December 25th, 2009 - 9:49 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, Dec 25 (ANI) : Utpal Bora is a young farmer and entrepreneur from Jorhat, Assam. After completing his graduation, he failed to get a job.He then took up pisciculture ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Beautification work begins ahead of Commonwealth Games


October 26th, 2009 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) With just a year to go for the Commonwealth Games, the Public Works Department (PWD) Monday said that they have started the beautification work in areas near ... Read more...

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