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Midnight tryst with peace - on India-Pakistan (Lead)


August 15th, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), Aug 15 (IANS) As the midnight hour approached, Indians and Pakistanis faced each other across the border holding candles to reinforce the spirit of harmony and shared heritage ... Read more...

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Ajay Devgn’s ‘Himmatwala’ set for Holi release (With Images)


August 10th, 2012 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Filmmaker Sajid Khan's "Himmatwala", featuring Ajay Devgn and Southern actress Tamannaah, will hit the silver screens March 29, 2013 , two days after Holi.Produced by ... Read more...

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Himachal to construct two mega tunnels


July 27th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 27 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government Friday gave green signal to construction of two mega all-weather tunnels at a cost of Rs.500 crore.The state cabinet, in a meeting ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

A folk song for every occasion in colourful north India (IANS BOOKS)


June 15th, 2012 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Book: Unearthing Gender: Folk Songs of North India; Author: Smita Tiwari Jassal;Publisher: Duke University Press (2012); Pages 328; Price: $26.61"Gold melts at the goldsmith's. Sister burns away at her in-laws. Iron smelts at ... Read more...

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Udaipur’s Mewar gets UN award for saving India’s living heritage


June 7th, 2012 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
New York, June 7 (IANS) Arvind Singh Mewar of the erstwhile royal family of Udaipur, the second Indian to win the eighth Women Together Award for "Contribution to Universal Culture ... Read more...

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Sonakshi’s cousin Bhavna set to enter filmdom (With Image)


May 31st, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 31 (IANS) After Priyanks Chopra, now Sonakshi Sinha's cousin, Bhavna Ruparel, is set to make her debut as a full-fledged actress with a Telugu film and is ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Anti-nuke rally to mark Chernobyl’s 26th anniversary


April 26th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 26 (IANS) Hundreds of people are likely to take part in a three-km long march here Thursday evening to mark the 26th anniversary of the world's worst nuclear ... Read more...

Posted in World |

A plethora of ways to celebrate Easter


April 5th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) A crafts fair or a play or a musical - the national capital's denizens can choose from a plethora of activities over the next few ... Read more...

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Delhiites head for the hills for extra-long weekend


April 4th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) The capital's weekend travellers have packed their bags to flee the rising temperatures, work e-mails and Blackberry messages from bosses, thanks to two holidays lined ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Delhiites head for the hills for extra-long weekend


April 4th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) The capital's weekend travellers have packed their bags to flee the rising temperatures, work e-mails and Blackberry messages from bosses, thanks to two holidays lined ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Indian artist’s painting fetches $300,000 in US auction


April 2nd, 2012 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 2 (IANS) A previously unrecorded work by the master Indian artist Bagta fetched a record $302,500 at the Indian, Himalayan & Southeast Asian Art auction here last ... Read more...

Posted in World |

IPS officer’s killing: CBI gets driver’s custody


March 20th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, March 20 (IANS) A court in Madhya Pradesh's Morena district Tuesday sent the tractor driver, who had crushed to death Indian Police Service (IPS) officer Narendra Kumar on Holi ... Read more...

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CBI begins probing IPS officer’s killing


March 15th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, March 15 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation has registered a case in connection with the killing of Indian Police Service officer Narendra Kumar allegedly by the stone quarrying ... Read more...

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CBI to probe killing of Madhya Pradesh cop, Congress calls bandh (Second Lead)


March 13th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, March 13 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan Tuesday announced a CBI probe into the killing of Indian Police Service officer Narendra Kumar on a day the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Shops shut as Congress, Team Anna protest cop’s murder


March 13th, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, March 13 (IANS) Shops in this Madhya Pradesh capital and several cities were closed as the opposition Congress called for a shutdown to protest the killing of Indian ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

CBI to probe killing of Madhya Pradesh cop


March 13th, 2012 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, March 13 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan Tuesday announced a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the killing of Indian Police Service (IPS) officer Narendra ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Trinidad and Tobago celebrates Holi


March 12th, 2012 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Port-of-Spain, March 12 (IANS) Led by Indian-origin Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar, Hindus in the Caribbean island nation of Trinidad and Tobago joined the rest of the Indian diaspora to ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Railway employee commits suicide


March 11th, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) A 31-year-old railway employee committed suicide by hanging himself at his east Delhi residence, police said Sunday.Sachin Kumar Walia was found hanging from a ... Read more...

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Police officer’s murder: Inspector transferred


March 11th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, March 11 (IANS) A police inspector was Sunday shifted out of Bamore police station in Morena district, three days after the brutal murder of sub-divisional police officer Narendra Kumar ... Read more...

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Sand mafia attacks cops, officials in Madhya Pradesh


March 10th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, March 10 (IANS) Within two days of the killing of Indian Police Service Officer Narendra Kumar Singh by the mining mafia in Madhya Pradesh's Morena district, there was another ... Read more...

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181 more prosecuted for drunk driving


March 10th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) Delhi Police's drive against drunken driving saw 181 more prosecutions Friday, taking the total number to 2,182 since March 1.According to a message posted ... Read more...

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Spotlight on lawlessness, illegal mining in Madhya Pradesh (Madhya Pradesh Newsletter) (Lead)


March 10th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, March 10 (IANS) The killing of a young Indian Police Service (IPS) officer, crimes against women and the murder of a journalist and his family are among a ... Read more...

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Kulraj looks out for challenging roles - a la Vidya


March 10th, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 10 (IANS) It seems Vidya Balan's success with challenging roles like in "The Dirty Picture" and "Kahaani" has tempted other actresses to pick out-of-the-box roles. Kulraj Randhawa ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Royal Air Force connects to India with ‘Chammak challo’ (With image)


March 10th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) A Royal Air Force band forged an Indian connect by adding popular Bollywood track "Chammak challo" from Shah Rukh Khan-starrer "Ra.One" to its repertoire ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Left sceptical of Mahato’s surrender, Congress welcomes it


March 9th, 2012 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 9 (IANS) A sceptical Left Front Friday said Maoist squad leader Suchitra Mahato had been in police custody and had not surrendered Friday. The Congress, an ally ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Six people killed in accidents on Holi (Lead)


March 9th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) Six people were killed in road accidents across the national capital on Holi Thursday - lowest figure of casualty on the festival day since 2000, ... Read more...

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IPS officer’s killing: MP government slammed, judicial probe ordered (Roundup)


March 9th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal/New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Friday ordered a judicial inquiry into the brutal Holi day murder of police officer Narendra Kumar while trying to stop a tractor ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Top woman Maoist surrenders, Mamata says Holi gift (Lead)


March 9th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 9 (IANS) Top woman Maoist Suchitra Mahato, suspected to have been with rebel leader Kishenji when he was killed during a shootout last year, surrendered here Friday, ... Read more...

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Holi claims seven lives on Delhi roads


March 9th, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) Seven people were killed in road accidents in various parts of the capital on Holi day Thursday -- the lowest figure of casualty on the ... Read more...

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IPS officer’s murder: Chouhan orders judicial inquiry


March 9th, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, March 9 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan Friday ordered a judicial inquiry into the brutal Holi day murder of Indian Police Service officer Narendra Kumar, run ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Newly-wed couple in Agra found dead in bathroom


March 9th, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, March 9 (IANS) A newly-wed couple from Agra was found lying dead in the bathroom of their home Thursday evening, police said.Newly-wed Puneet Gupta (26) and Varsha (25) of ... Read more...

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Holi saw two cops killed, two injured in Madhya Pradesh


March 9th, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, March 9 (IANS) On the day of Holi, besides young IPS officer Narendra Kumar, an inspector was killed and another IPS officer and a junior ... Read more...

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On Holi, Nitish dons pink for Badal


March 9th, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 9 (IANS) It was celebrated a day later in Bihar owing to astrological reasons, but Holi came with all its colours and camaraderie when it did Friday. Among ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Madhavan excited about much awaited break (Movie Snippets)


March 9th, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 9 (IANS) Actor R. Madhavan, who has been working continuously for years, is excited about his sabbatical.The 41-year-old, last seen in "Jodi Breakers" with Bipasha Basu, is ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Top woman Maoist surrenders


March 9th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 9 (IANS) Top woman Maoist Suchitra Mahato, who was suspected to have been with rebel leader Kishenji when he was killed last year, surrendered Friday before West ... Read more...

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