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Role reversal: Kalandars turn angels for sloth bears (Feature, With Images)


February 5th, 2012 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Feb 5 (IANS) "Rani was ours", says Aashiq Miyan, fondly looking at the sloth bear. But there is no remorse in the voice of this former 'kalandar' or bear ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

National Award winning actor appeals to Government for a home


September 12th, 2009 - 10:53 pm ICT by ANI
Pune, Sep 12 (ANI): An eleven-year-old child actor, Sharad Goyekar, who won a national award for his role in the Marathi film 'Tingya', has appealed to the government to provide his ... Read more...

Posted in National |

‘Tingya’ star Sharad Goyekar: Nomad to National Award winner


September 11th, 2009 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
By Quaid Nazmi Mumbai, Sep 11 (IANS) From growing up in hilly forests to starring in the acclaimed film "Tingya" to topping at one of Maharashtra's best educational institutes, 11-year-old National Award ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Tamil Nadu’s gypsies demand right to vote


March 25th, 2009 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Cuddalore (Tamil Nadu), March 25 (IANS) Over 100 tribals of Tamil Nadu's Narikkorava (gypsy) community held a demonstration here Wednesday, demanding the right to vote, police said. "This near illiterate gypsy tribe ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

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