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SPO shot dead by Maoists in Odisha


July 29th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 29 (IANS) A special police officer (SPO) was killed and another injured Sunday after Maoists opened fire at them at a rural market in Odisha's Malkangiri district, police ... Read more...

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India, Bangladesh to set up more ‘Border Haats’


February 23rd, 2012 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Feb 23 (IANS) India and Bangladesh have agreed to set up more 'Border Haats' (bazars) along their border in Tripura, Assam and Meghalaya to boost local trade and economy, ... Read more...

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‘Tere Bin Laden’ director turns comic book writer


February 13th, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) Director Abhishek Sharma, who helmed critically acclaimed "Tere Bin Laden", has turned author with his first graphic novel "Munkeeman".The graphic novel is said to be ... Read more...

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Sab TV’s new show focuses on Indian value system


February 9th, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) Sab TV, known for making comedy shows, is now coming up with a new daily soap "I Love My India" which will show what happens ... Read more...

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Itar festival — a sensory treat!


January 29th, 2012 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) The mellow fragrance of lavender comes wafting, men in traditional clothes beat drums, curious customers scrutinise little transparent bottles -- it's a scene out of ... Read more...

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‘India can be world leader in handmade textiles’


January 5th, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) India's handmade textiles industry can spin magic yarns for both domestic buyers and connoisseurs across the globe but government policies are coming in the way ... Read more...

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Sonu, Sunidhi to sing at Qutub Festival


October 29th, 2011 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) Popular Bollywood singers Sunidhi Chauhan, Sonu Niigaam, Shreya Ghoshal, Sukhwinder and KK will sing at the Qutub Festival 2011 to be held here Nov 4-8.The ... Read more...

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500 kg of baingan ka bharta to protest BT Brinjal!


September 4th, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) It will be a delectable dish of mammoth proportions but with a message -- 500 kg of 'baingan ka bharta' will be cooked Tuesday ... Read more...

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India-Bangladesh border ‘haats’ reopen - after 40 years (Feature)


July 24th, 2011 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 24 (IANS) Meghalaya resident Tengrak Ch Marak grew up on stories about his father's trading days at the 'haats' on the border with what was then East ... Read more...

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Delhi to get a million trees


July 18th, 2011 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) After registering a 10-fold increase in green cover since 1997, the Delhi government is launching a campaign to plant a million trees.According to Delhi government ... Read more...

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Mango Festival begins in Delhi


July 2nd, 2011 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) With around 500 varieties of mangos in all shapes and sizes on display, the 23rd annual Mango Festival commenced here Friday.Organised at Dilli Haat in ... Read more...

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Extend scope of RTE till 18 years: NGO


June 12th, 2011 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Children up to 18 years of age must be brought under the Right to Education Act to effectively address the issue of child labour in ... Read more...

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India can’t do without nuclear, thermal energy: Ramesh


June 3rd, 2011 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) Environment and Forests Minister Jairam Ramesh Friday said there was no alternative to commercial energy - nuclear and thermal - if India aims to continue ... Read more...

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Priyanka Chopra Vs Rahul Bose on World Environment Day


June 1st, 2011 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Bollywood actors Priyanka Chopra and Rahul Bose are to compete on the World Environment Day June 5 to motivate people to do their bit ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

From royal past, itr makes fragrant comeback


May 18th, 2011 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Legend has it that Mughal emperor Akbar had 100 bottles of 'itr'. Jasmine, rose, kewda or mogra...the many splendoured potion of the past, once edged ... Read more...

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India, Bangladesh to monitor goods transportation


May 11th, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, May 11 (IANS) Four dry ports each in India and Bangladesh will be covered under Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) to monitor the transportation of goods into both countries, an ... Read more...

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A diploma course in traditional Oriya cuisine


April 21st, 2011 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 21 (IANS) A Delhi-based Hotel Management Institute has launched a six-month course on traditional cuisine of Orissa to promote its authentic food in the rest of the world.The ... Read more...

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Perfume fair organized in Delhi


March 27th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar.27 (ANI): A two-day perfume fair, 'The Itra and Sugandhi Mela', is being organized at Dilli Haat here.Most of the merchants at the fair, which concludes on Sunday, are from ... Read more...

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Fashion institute set up to revive silk sector of Sualkuchi


March 26th, 2011 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
Sualkuchi (Guwahati), Mar 26 (ANI): A fashion design institute has been set up in Sualkuchi region to train students in the modern techniques of silk designing and weaving.The Sualkuchi Institute of Fashion ... Read more...

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Meghalaya culture comes to Delhi


February 26th, 2011 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) The capital savoured a slice of the culture and tradition of the northeast at the 'Home of the Clouds' festival organised by the Meghalaya government at Dilli ... Read more...

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New-age fare at India’s first comics convention


February 20th, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) The seemingly fading world of comics came alive in the capital, but with a difference - as comics on tablets and on iPads to reach out to ... Read more...

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Oz Haat Mela in Delhi to showcase India’s development


December 3rd, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 3 (ANI): Australia's popular NGO mela, "OzHAAT", is organizing a mela on December 4 at the Australian High Commission grounds in Chanakayapuri.The mela has a great selection of ... Read more...

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Many Muslim women celebrate Chhath


November 12th, 2010 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
By Imran Khan Patna, Nov 12 (IANS) They make religious lines blur. Nazma Khatoon and Hasanzado Begum - both devout Muslims - don't think twice about observing a fast and performing other rituals ... Read more...

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Athletes take home saris, ‘very cheap’ gold, cell phones


October 16th, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Robin Bansal New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) They are flying back home with fond memories of the Commonwealth Games, and what are they taking for their families and friends? Going by the ... Read more...

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Dhaka, Delhi move for closer economic ties


July 15th, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka/Sylhet, July 15 (IANS) Businessmen from Bangladesh and India have agreed on joint measures to promote closer economic ties that are mutually beneficial and curb illegal trade by focusing on India's ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Mango festival inaugurated in Delhi


July 2nd, 2010 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Friday opened the 22nd edition of the annual mango festival which will showcase around 400 varieties of the fruit for the next ... Read more...

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‘Sanction Himachal’s Yamuna Nagar-Paonta Sahib tourism circuit’


April 26th, 2010 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 26 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh has urged the central government to sanction the Yamuna Nagar-Paonta Sahib circuit on a priority basis to boost tourism in the state. "Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal ... Read more...

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Protesting Bt Brinjal with ‘biggest baingan bhartha’ (Lead)


February 4th, 2010 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) It's baingan bhartha with a cause. Hoping to persuade Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh against the production of Bt Brinjal in India, the NGO Greenpeace is planning to ... Read more...

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Campaign to protest against Bt Brinjal launched


February 4th, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) Hoping to persuade Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh against allowing the production of genetically modified (GM) Bt Brinjal in India, climate NGO Greenpeace has launched an online campaign, ... Read more...

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Delhi to go festive during Commonwealth Games


January 5th, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Mayank Aggarwal New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) Delhi will showcase India's diverse culture, music, dance and theatre in a carnival atmosphere with plenty of food thrown in during the Oct 3-14 Commonwealth ... Read more...

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Dayanidhi Maran inaugurates Master Creation Programme for craftpersons


December 9th, 2009 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 9 (ANI): Union Textiles Minister Dayanadhi Maran inaugurated the Master Creation Programme as a part of "Handicrafts week" at a function organized at Dilli Haat here today.Maran, after visiting ... Read more...

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Kerala boat tragedy: Families of Delhi victims await bodies


October 1st, 2009 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Relatives and friends of the 12 people from Delhi who were among the 42 who drowned in the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary Wednesday when their tourist boat capsized ... Read more...

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Street vendors will have permanent space: Sheila Dikshit


July 28th, 2009 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Now street vendors will have a permanent space to sell their wares, Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit said here Tuesday. "We have plans for providing the street vendors ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Divya Dutta: A true ‘Dialect Queen’


April 29th, 2009 - 9:52 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Well, Divya Dutta has proved her versatility time and again and left the audiences as well as the critics spellbound with her enthralling performancesIt's safe to say that her voice ... Read more...

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Use even pen as weapon in self-defense


December 13th, 2008 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Have you ever thought that even a pen might come handy in fending off a molester? Women in the capital Saturday received tips from the Delhi Police ... Read more...

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