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What’s in the name Hitler?


September 5th, 2012 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Sep 5 (IANS) Hitler, the name of a garment store in Ahmedabad, the largest city of Gujarat, had to be changed after its owners were hit by protests. But ... Read more...

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Parliament was treated like a temple once, recalls veteran from first Lok Sabha (with images)


May 6th, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) The discipline of parliament has been lost with sloganeering and noisy scenes replacing patient debates, feels veteran parliamentarian Rishang Keishing, 91, who was a member of ... Read more...

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Kannada model-actress scripts book on Rahul Gandhi’s leadership


February 27th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) Clad in denims, a cotton kurti and a big blue "bindi" and with a marked Kannada accent, the dusky model, movie actress and doctoral ... Read more...

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BJP promises to remodel Mayawati monuments, oppose minority quota (Lead)


January 27th, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 27 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) promised Friday that if voted to power in Uttar Pradesh it would remodel the multi-billion rupee monuments and parks erected ... Read more...

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Party leaders should be selected through merit only: Jaitley


September 22nd, 2011 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 21 (IANS) Calling upon his partymen and political opponents to draw inspiration from former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Arun Jaitley here ... Read more...

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Telangana march violence was pre-planned: Chief minister (Lead)


March 11th, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 11 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Kiran Kumar Reddy Friday said the violence during the Telangana 'million march' in Hyderabad a day earlier was pre-planned, and ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Destruction of statues rocks Andhra assembly


March 11th, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 11 (IANS) The destruction of statues of prominent Telugu personalities during the Telangana million march here a day earlier rocked the Andhra Pradesh assembly Friday with the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

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 |

No distinction between majority, minority terror: Sonia (Lead)


December 19th, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) Congress makes no distinction between groups from majority and minority communities which indulge in terrorism, party chief Sonia Gandhi said Sunday, describing communal forces as "very ... Read more...

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No distinction between majority, minority groups: Sonia


December 19th, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Sunday said that her party made no distinction between organisations of majority and minority communities who indulge in communalism and terrorism and ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

President Patil releases commemorative postage stamp on pioneer industrialist Singhania


December 1st, 2010 - 10:38 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dc 1(ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patil on Wednesday released a commemorative stamp and the first day cover (FDC) brought out by the Indian Posts in honour of Lala Kamlapat Singhania ... Read more...

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Graft and greed on rise, putting Indian values in danger: Sonia Gandhi


November 19th, 2010 - 10:01 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 29 (ANI): Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Friday stressing on the need for an efficient government to augment managerial capacity to deliver better services to the public, said ... Read more...

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Our moral universe is shrinking: Sonia Gandhi


November 19th, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Friday promised a "new architecture of social provisioning" for India and emphasised the need to address some paradoxes where businesses and economy ... Read more...

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Ashes 2010: Cook confident of England win against ‘humbled’ Australia


November 1st, 2010 - 12:09 pm ICT by ANI
Perth (Australia), Nov. 1 (ANI): England opener Alastair Cook has expressed confidence about his team's chances of defending The Ashes Down Under in the wake of Australia losing the first of its ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

UPA Govt. focusing on welfare of farmers, women and minorities: Sonia Gandhi


October 15th, 2010 - 9:19 pm ICT by ANI
Wardha (Maharashtra), Oct 15 (ANI): Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Friday said the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Government at the Centre is focusing on the welfare of farmers, women and minorities ... Read more...

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Jagan only hope for Congress in Andhra, says MP


July 28th, 2010 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 28 (IANS) Describing Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy as the most popular leader in the state, the Congress MP's loyalists Wednesday mounted an attack on Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister K. Rosaiah ... Read more...

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Air Lease to purchase 60 next-generation 737s from Boeing


July 20th, 2010 - 11:19 pm ICT by BNO News
FARNBOROUGH, ENGLAND (BNO NEWS) – Boeing announced on Tuesday that Air Lease Corporation (ALC) will purchase 60 next-generation 737-800s. The agreement includes 54 firm orders and six options and will be delivered ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

South Africa outraged over Mandela autopsy painting


July 10th, 2010 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, July 10 (IANS) A painting which shows former president Nelson Mandela as a corpse undergoing an autopsy has evoked outrage in South Africa. The country's ruling party has termed it "witchcraft" ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Narasimha Rao’s son denies father’s involvement in helping Anderson flee India


June 18th, 2010 - 10:33 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad, Jun 18 (ANI): V. Ranga Rao, son of former Prime Minister Narasimha Rao, refuted allegations made by ex-Foreign Secretary M. K. Rasgotra that his father was involved in granting a ... Read more...

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Centre to introduce Communal Violence Prevention Bill soon


June 13th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Karaikudi (Tamil Nadu), June 13 (ANI): Union Home Minister P Chidambaram on Sunday said the Centre would soon introduce the Communal Violence Prevention Bill.Chidambaram said the new Bill aimed at ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Caste in Indian census will set clock back (Comment)


May 29th, 2010 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
By Amulya Ganguli The renewed emphasis on caste via census operations does not bode well for India's social and political stability.That caste has been one of the most divisive forces for centuries ... Read more...

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Cricketer of the Year Swann enjoying his innings in the sun


May 25th, 2010 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 25 (ANI): England's Cricketer of the Year Graeme Swann is enjoying his innings in the after excelling on and off the field.He received the award at a Lord's dinner ... Read more...

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Mahatma Gandhi remains big draw - 62 years after death


January 30th, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) More than six decades have passed since Mahatma Gandhi was killed, but his philosophy and thoughts continue to attract people from across the world. Thousands visit his ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Indra Nooyi seeks women’s quota at Davos


January 29th, 2010 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
Davos, Jan 29 (IANS) Indra Nooyi, the first Indian-born chief executive at PepsiCo, wants a quota system to get more women at the annual World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Nooyi ranked No. ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Morgan Freeman says award nominations have done nothing for his career


January 27th, 2010 - 6:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 27 (ANI): Morgan Freeman says getting nominated for high-profile awards like the Globes and the Oscars has done nothing for his film career."It does nothing...It hasn't done anything for my ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Leaders pay homage to Basu at huge memorial meeting (Lead)


January 24th, 2010 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 24 (IANS) Leaders cutting across the political spectrum Sunday paid homage to Marxist icon Jyoti Basu at a mammoth memorial meeting here, with the Left parties urging people to ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Gandhi, Obama inspired Anil Kapoor for ‘24′ role


January 18th, 2010 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan 18 (ANI): Bollywood film star Anil Kapoor has revealed that he took inspiration from leaders such as Gandhi and Barack Obama for his role in '24'.The 'Slumdog Millionaire' ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Karan Singh honoured by New York varsity


November 7th, 2009 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Nov 7 (IANS) Karan Singh, president, Indian Council of Cultural Relations (ICCR), was conferred with an honorary doctorate of Humane Letters by the State University of New York here Saturday. "As ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

BJP leadership divided over rebel Arun Shourie (Lead)


August 25th, 2009 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) A day after Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Arun Shourie created a flutter by calling his party a "kati patang (adrift kite)" and its chief Rajnath Singh ... Read more...

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BJP action against Arun Shourie likely Tuesday


August 25th, 2009 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Terming the remarks of its leader Arun Shourie as "unfortunate", Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) sources indicated here Tuesday morning that action against him is likely to ... Read more...

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Dr.Singh, Zardari working towards ‘lessening of tensions’: Brown


August 2nd, 2009 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug.2 (ANI): Applauding positive statements from the leaderships of India and Pakistan in the recent past, British Prime Minister Gordon Brown has said that both Dr. Manmohan Singh and President ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Mayawati to unveil 40 statues, six of herself


June 24th, 2009 - 6:56 pm ICT by ANI
Lucknow, June 24 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister, Mayawati, will unveil 40 statues, including six of her own, in the state on July 3.The statues will be unveiled along with the Kanshi ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Ponting is an amazing cricketer, says Clarke


May 31st, 2009 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 31 (IANS) Australia's cricket vice-captain Michael Clarke has showered fulsome praise on his captain Ricky Ponting underscoring his energy and enthusiasm. Making light of Ponting's recent results and his own form, ... Read more...

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‘Telangana Stupam’ begins songs recording


May 29th, 2009 - 3:18 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Recording of songs for "Telangana Stupam', a film directed and produced by Muccharla Venkata Reddy on the banner of Encounter Pictures had begun recently. The producer-cum-director says, "We started recording of songs ... Read more...

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I call myself a son of India, says Dalai Lama


March 31st, 2009 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) Calling himself a son of India, the Dalai Lama, the spiritual head of the Tibetan Buddhists, Tuesday praised the "non-sectarian principles" of the country on the 50th ... Read more...

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