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Thumri fest to bring veterans to capital

August 17th, 2012 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) The national capital will revel in the flavour of traditional "thumri" at a three-day festival Aug 27-29 at the Kamani theatre which will host stalwarts ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

‘Toofan’ - nothing extraordinary about it (Kannada Movie Review)

April 21st, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Toofan"; Cast: Yashas, Nakshatra, Chandan, Sadhu Kokila, Ramesh Bhat, Shivaram, Vidya Murthy, Suresh Mangalore, Pramila Joshai, Chitra Shenoy, Devadas Kappikad; Director: Smile Seenu; Producer; Jade Gowda; Camera: Ravi Suvarna; ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

First vaccine against kala azar ready for trial

February 22nd, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 22 (IANS) The first ever vaccine to prevent kala azar, or visceral leishmaniasis (VL), the world's second largest parasitic killer after malaria, is entering dual clinical trials in ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Millanus - a speed-dating event for American Muslims

February 13th, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 13 (ANI): Millanus, a biannual conclave in Bayside, Queens, is fast becoming a popular match-hunting ground for American Muslims.Millanus, started in 2007 by Jamal Mohsin, a Pakistani-American financial adviser ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Tata’s water purifier wins top innovation prize

October 27th, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 27 (ANI): Tata's inexpensive water purifier, aimed at households that may not have electricity, bagged the top prize in The Wall Street Journal's Asian Innovation Awards.The purifier named Swach, which ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

CWG mascot Shera visits ANI

September 24th, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 24 (ANI): The mascot for the 2010 Commonwealth Games, Shera, visited South Asia's leading multimedia news agency Asian News International here on Friday.Employees were delighted on seeing Shera and ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Khap panchayats: No room for a parallel justice system (Comment)

May 12th, 2010 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
By Ranjana Kumari The khap has been a system of social administration and organisation in the northwestern states of India since ancient times. Written references are found as far back as 2500 ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Laali is not new to her name!

February 27th, 2010 - 11:51 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
February 27, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): When asked about coincidence, Ratan Rajput has a very relevant example that can clearly explain what coincidence actually means. In a direct conversation of TellyCafe.com with ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Menu at Indo-Pak pow-wow

February 25th, 2010 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.25 (ANI): So, what is in a menu you might ask. Oh a world and more. Especially, if it is to do with a high profile lunch hosted by the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Oz’s Parramatta set for Bollywood touch in November

January 7th, 2010 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 7 (ANI): Parramatta, a suburb in the west of Sydney, is set to hold a weeklong festival, known as Parramasala, in November, and will feature all things Indian.The Australian Festival ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Tata’s revolutionary 10-pound water purifier to benefit billions across India, developing world

December 8th, 2009 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 8 (ANI): The Tata Group has come up with a 10-pound filter that promises to provide purified water matching strict US standards, may come as a boon to millions of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

New Chipko movement: Himachal women tie rakhis to protect trees

August 3rd, 2009 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Renuka (Himachal Pradesh), Aug 3 (IANS) In a throwback to the Chipko movement to save trees in the seventies, the Rakhi festival has turned into a rallying point for hundreds ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Katrina Kaif’s success journey from Barnet to Bollywood

June 13th, 2009 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 13 (ANI): Who would believe that Katrina Kaif was rejected as a teenager by London modelling agencies for not being skinny enough, for the girl from Barnet has the whole ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘From Blighty with Love’: Britain targets Indian multiplexes

May 24th, 2009 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Saibal Chatterjee Cannes, May 24 (IANS) Indian movie buffs could soon have a slew of British films to choose from at multiplexes in their neighbourhoods. The UK Film Council has drawn ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

No ‘nasbandi’, says Varun Gandhi

May 10th, 2009 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 10 (IANS) Varun Gandhi, the Bharatiya Janata Party candidate for the Lok Sabha polls from the most-populated Uttar Pradesh, says he wants to control India's population by a "softer ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Indo-German ocean fertilization experiment whips up storm of protest

January 10th, 2009 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 10 (ANI): An Indo-German research ship that is planning an ocean fertilization experiment in the Antarctic Ocean has whipped up a storm of protest.According to a report in Nature ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Harbhajan hits back at Gilchrist for questioning Sachins integrity

October 25th, 2008 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney , Oct 25 (ANI): Indian off-spinner Harbhajan Singh has launched a scathing attack on retired Aussie cricketer Adam Gilchrist, who in his new book questioned the integrity of India s ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Harbhajan slams Gilchrist for his remark on Tendulkar

October 24th, 2008 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Oct 24 (IANS) Harbhajan Singh has hit back at Adam Gilchrist for vilifying India's cricketing god Sachin Tendulkar. The off-spinner said Indian players have lost respect for Gilchrist after the former ... Read more...

Posted in World |

25 years on, Appiko forest movement sees success, challenges

September 10th, 2008 - 9:49 am ICT by IANS
Ponda (Goa), Sep 10 (IANS) Twenty-five years after the Appiko eco-awareness movement swept parts of south India, its leaders say they have seen a "lot of change" specially in the forest policy ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Now, an Indian website for BPO matchmaking - Bposhaadi.com!

August 10th, 2008 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 10 (ANI): The taboo of having unsociable working hours retracts many Indian males from marrying female call centre executives. But this won''t be the scene anymore, thanks to Bposhaadi.com ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Al-Assad’s mantra of self-confidence, inclusive growth

June 18th, 2008 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) As Syrian President Bashar al-Assad addressed a group of business leaders here Wednesday, he stressed on two mantras: self-confidence and inclusive growth. Speaking of self-confidence, al-Assad used ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Spelling Bee was a breeze for cool Sameer

May 31st, 2008 - 11:48 am ICT by admin
By Arun Kumar Washington, May 31 (IANS) Sameer Mishra, 13, who won back the Scripps National Spelling Bee trophy for Indian Americans after three years credited his parents with telling him to stay ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Roadside barbers losing out to beauty salons

March 29th, 2008 - 11:23 am ICT by admin
(Feature) By Nityanand Shukla Patna/Ranchi, March 29 (IANS) Once the lifelines of 'babus' hurrying to work with a day's stubble on their faces, roadside barbers in Bihar and Jharkhand are gradually becoming a rarity. ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Rajasthan’s Mor village - home to 1,500 peacocks

February 20th, 2008 - 11:04 am ICT by admin
Mor (Rajasthan), Feb 20 (IANS) This is a village that lives up to its name, in every which way. Mor, in India's desert state of Rajasthan, has 1,500 peacocks living in harmony ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |