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War artefacts from 712 AD on display in Mumbai

September 21st, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) An exhibition of over 1,000 items on warfare and related antiques has been opened in Mumbai. The exhibition has been organised by the Lodha Foundation.Swords, spears, ... Read more...

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MP seeks to protect Manipur’s territorial integrity

April 28th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, April 28 (IANS) Lok Sabha member from Manipur Dr. Thokchom Meinya has introduced a private member's bill which seeks to protect and preserve the territorial integrity of Manipur for ... Read more...

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Madrassas help students make sense of the world (Comment)

April 20th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
When I first came to Jamia Millia Islamia to teach, some 30 years ago, the madrassa in my mind was a quaint holdover from the past. In the course of studying ... Read more...

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Shaolin Temple monks take on tourist guide’s role

March 26th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 26 (IANS) Monks at the famous Buddhist monastery Shaolin Temple in China are endeavouring to make a visit to the holy site a joy for all. A part ... Read more...

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No Bharat Ratna in sports, just eight Padma Shris (Roundup)

January 25th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) The names of Dhyan Chand, Sachin Tendukar, Abhinav Bindra and Vishwanathan Anand were banded about for the Bharat Ratna. But when this year's Republic ... Read more...

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Padma Shri is a recognition for Indian hockey: Zafar

January 25th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Former India hockey captain and coach Zafar Iqbal Wednesday reacted in his typical unassuming way to his getting Padma Shri in the Republic Day awards, ... Read more...

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Buddha slams Mamata government for farmer suicides

January 22nd, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Rishra (West Bengal), Jan 22 (IANS) Calling for a "new agricultural movement" in the wake of the ongoing farmer suicides in the state, former West Bengal chief minister Buddhadeb ... Read more...

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An honour to be compared with Bhaichung: Sunil Chhetri

January 6th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 6 (IANS) Star Indian footballer Sunil Chhetri Friday said it was an "honour" for him to be compared with former India captain Bhaichung Bhutia and it would be ... Read more...

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Bangladeshi ‘Guerrilla’ a huge draw at Agartala film fest

December 26th, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Dec 26 (IANS) Bangladeshi film "Guerrilla", which recreates the valiant deeds of the freedom fighters in the 1971 liberation war, is attracting huge crowds at the week-long Agartala film ... Read more...

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Notice to government on plea against Aligarh varsity head (Lead)

December 13th, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday issued notice to the central government on a plea alleging non-enforcement of the government's order restraining Aligarh Muslim university Vice ... Read more...

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Air Marshal Kumaria on a two-day visit to Air Force Station Chandigarh

March 1st, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by ANI
Chandigarh, Mar 1 (ANI): Air Marshal DC Kumaria, Air Officer Commanding-in- Chief, Western Air Command, is on a two-day visit to Air Force Station Chandigarh to felicitate the station, as it celebrates ... Read more...

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CWC member Venkat Swamy demands Sonia Gandhi’s resignation

February 1st, 2011 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 1 (IANS) Congress Working Committee (CWC) member and senior party leaders G.Venkat Swamy Tuesday demanded resignation of Sonia Gandhi as party president, blaming her for the mushrooming corruption scandals ... Read more...

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Classic beauties grab eyeballs at Autojumble

January 30th, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
By Cindrella Thawani New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) They were colourful, they were classic and they were the cynosure of all eyes. Around 10 vintage and classic cars of varying shapes and sizes ... Read more...

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Punjab to recruit 500 women constables

November 26th, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Phillaur, Nov 26 (IANS) Punjab Police will soon recruit 500 women constables, the state police chief said Friday.Addressing a gathering after the passing out parade of 464 women police constables at the ... Read more...

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China, Russia condemn attempts to falsify Second World War history

September 28th, 2010 - 6:48 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Sep 28(ANI): China and Russia have condemned attempts to falsify the history of the Second World War, warning that the move might 'enkindle hostility among states and nations'.The condemnation was expressed ... Read more...

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Commonwealth Express to reach Delhi Wednesday

September 28th, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) The Commonwealth Express, showcasing the glorious history and salient features of the upcoming Oct 3-14 Commonwealth Games, is returning to Delhi Wednesday after enthralling ... Read more...

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M.F. Husain’s art gets bigger, crazier at 95

September 17th, 2010 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) His spirit refuses to cave in to age. India's tallest contemporary artist M.F. Husain turned 95 Friday, still on the job of making high art. ... Read more...

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Film on legendary Sikh warrior released

June 30th, 2010 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 30 (IANS) The Shiromani Gurudwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC), the mini-parliament of Sikh religion, Wednesday released a one-hour telefilm "Baba Banda Singh Bahadar" to pay tribute to the legendary warrior. The telefilm, ... Read more...

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BCCI suspends Modi to bar him from attending GC meeting (Roundup)

April 26th, 2010 - 3:19 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai/New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) In a dramatic midnight coup, the Board of Control for Cricket India (BCCI) Sunday suspended its vice-president and Indian Premier League (IPL) chairman and commissioner Lalit Modi ... Read more...

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Indian Public sector enterprises should be globally competitive, says President Patil

April 10th, 2010 - 8:20 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 10 (ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patil on Saturday said that Indian public sector enterprises should make efforts to be globally competitive."Many companies in the public sector have proved ... Read more...

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Nitish Kumar to embark on Bihar Diwas celebrations

March 22nd, 2010 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
Patna, Mar 22 (ANI): Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar will on Monday inaugurate a three-day extravaganza at the Gandhi Maidan here to mark the 98th anniversary of separate statehood status to Bihar.A ... Read more...

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Los Angeles Gears Up For Marathon On Sunday

March 21st, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Los Angeles, Mar 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The city of Los Angeles is gearing up for the Los Angeles marathon which is scheduled to take place on Sunday. This year would ... Read more...

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Juanita Goggins Discovered Frozen To Death

March 12th, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Columbia, South Carolina, Mar 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The death of a noted former legislator, someone who was considered as something of a trailblazer in her field, has left the United ... Read more...

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The Wheel in Salman’s Life

March 5th, 2010 - 4:33 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
March 5 2010, (Sampurn Wire): Salman Khan has become the brand ambassador of the detergent brand, Wheel. In fact, he holds great regard for the brand, and is not in any ... Read more...

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DDCA unhappy at the ICC using the word ’suspension’

February 11th, 2010 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) appeals commissioner's use of the word "suspension" while dismissing the Indian cricket board's plea against the decision to keep Ferozeshah Kotla track ... Read more...

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Himachal to promote Peterhoff as heritage hotel

February 2nd, 2010 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 2 (IANS) It was home to seven viceroys during the British Raj and housed the Punjab High Court where Mahatma Gandhi's assassin Nathu Ram Godse was tried. Now the glorious ... Read more...

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Karat threatens stern action against ‘moral deviations’ in CPI-M

November 30th, 2009 - 1:03 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 29 (IANS) Conceding that there were ideological and political shortcomings among many of its new workers in West Bengal, the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Sunday threatened stern action against ... Read more...

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Iconic wizard Merlin officially named as citizen of Glasgow

May 17th, 2009 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 17 (ANI): Merlin, the wizard featured in the Arthurian legend, has been officially tagged as a citizen of Glasgow.The City Council revealed that the name of King Arthur's magical adviser ... Read more...

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Liverpool grins as title favourites Man U turns blue!

March 23rd, 2009 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.23 (ANI): Liverpool FC''s exploits on the field in the past eight days has left Manchester United coach Alex Ferguson with just one option -- to put on his thinking ... Read more...

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For designer Samant Chauhan, silkworm is fashion’s unsung hero

February 3rd, 2009 - 10:28 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) He wants to make 'non-violent' silk a way of life. He has also contributed to the revival of the Bhagalpur handloom industry in Bihar. Thirty-year-old designer Samant ... Read more...

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Mutiny or upheaval, 1857 undoubtedly heralded nationalism

March 12th, 2008 - 9:58 am ICT by admin
(Book Review) By Nayanima Basu Book: "DATELINE 1857 - Revolt against the Raj"; Author: Rudrangshu Mukherjee; Photo research and editing: Pramod Kapoor; Publisher: Roli Books; Price: Rs.795; Pages: 144 Eminent historian and journalist Rudrangshu ... Read more...

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Central India Horse celebrates 150th raising day

December 22nd, 2007 - 3:18 pm ICT by admin
Bathinda (Punjab), Dec 22 (ANI): Colourful celebrations marked the 150th raising day of the Central India Horse (CIH) regiment of the Indian army in Bathinda recently. "To be in a regiment with history ... Read more...

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