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With ‘Ghanchakkar’, Vidya to prove housewives aren’t boring


September 10th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 10 (IANS) Actress Vidya Balan, who plays a homemaker in "Ghanchakkar", says her character will dispel the notion that housewives are boring."I play a Punjabi housewife in ... Read more...

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Balki is a supportive homemaker: Gauri Shinde


September 9th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 9 (IANS) Ad filmmaker Gauri Shinde, who is bringing the story of an Indian housewife battling language problem in the US in her directorial debut "English Vinglish", feels ... Read more...

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It’s been great since Dilip saab proposed: Saira Banu (Interview)


August 27th, 2012 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 27 (IANS) Onetime screen diva Saira Banu relishes the time she spent with her husband, the legendary Dilip Kumar, and doesn't regret her decision to cut down film ... Read more...

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Assam’s village-islands use solar power to break free of darkness (Science Feature) (With Image)


July 15th, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Nalbari, July 15 (IANS) There are no electric poles on the tiny island village of Baleswar in Assam's Nalbari district of Assam. Even then, you can see people using fans ... Read more...

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Whose holiday homework is it: Parents or kids?


July 1st, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) It is not schoolchildren who are fretting over completing holiday homework but parents who are busy completing collages and projects as the capital's schools re-open ... Read more...

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I want to inspire women, says Mona Singh


June 23rd, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Actor Mona Singh won hearts as an ugly, yet confident duckling in "Jassi Jaisi Koi Nahi", and now as a strong woman who battles her ... Read more...

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Haryana, Punjab girls bag top two spots in civil services


May 5th, 2012 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 4 (IANS) Two young women from Haryana and Punjab, the states with one of the worst sex ratios in the country, have secured the top two ranks in ... Read more...

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Don’t know the candidate, voting for Sheila (Sidelights)


April 15th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) How many people knew the name of the candidate they voted for in Sunday's municipal elections in the national capital? It seems very few, ... Read more...

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Out of home, into limelight for MCD’s women candidates


April 13th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Leaving their jobs and household chores aside for a change, women candidates in Sunday's Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) polls are enjoying the limelight ... Read more...

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Kerala Christians set for Easter


April 5th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 5 (IANS) With just two days left for Easter, Christians in the state are geared up for the celebrations.The lent, involves a 50-day abstain from all non-vegetarian items ... Read more...

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Women can be prime movers of sanitation, says Patil


March 21st, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) Stressing that women can be the prime movers of the sanitation movement across the country, President Pratibha Patil Wednesday said improper sanitation facilities and ... Read more...

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Agra celebrates for Sachin


March 16th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, March 16 (IANS) Youngsters burst crackers and distributed sweets in several parts of the Taj city Thursday as Sachin Tendulkar punctured the psychological barrier of the 100th century. ... Read more...

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Budget blues: People not impressed (Lead)


March 16th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, March 16 (IANS) As Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Friday presented the national budget for 2012-13 claiming that the economy was returning to normal, the common man didn't ... Read more...

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Budget blues: People not impressed


March 16th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) As Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Friday presented the national budget for 2012-13 claiming that the economy was returning to normal, the common man ... Read more...

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British Muslim women don’t mind being second wives


March 11th, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 11 (IANS) Muslim career women in Britain are opting for polygamous relationships on not being able to find suitable men. They are not hesitating to be a second ... Read more...

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Bangladeshi man kills self after seeing wife’s body


March 10th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 10 (IANS) A Bangladeshi man took his own life by jumping in front of a train after seeing the body of his wife, who had committed suicide, police ... Read more...

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Agra residents turn up early to vote


February 28th, 2012 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Feb 28 (IANS) More than 10 percent polling was reported in Agra in the first few hours Tuesday as the city voted in the sixth phase of the Uttar ... Read more...

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Aishwarya Sakhuja is new Cadbury girl (With Images)


February 8th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 8 (IANS) Keeping in tune with its family bonding theme Cadbury has roped in TV actress Aishwarya Sakhuja as the face for its upcoming ad campaigns.Aishwarya, who is ... Read more...

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‘Depressed’ CA commits suicide


January 28th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) A 40-year-old chartered accountant, allegedly depressed over bitter relations with his wife and in-laws, committed suicide in his north Delhi home, police said Saturday.Bharat Bhushan ... Read more...

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R-Day parade leaves some gushing


January 26th, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) For 33-year-old homemaker Jyotsna Singh, attending her first Republic Day parade here was both overwhelming and an eye-opener."Words fail me. I wonder why I did ... Read more...

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Fog subsides, chill continues in Delhi (Lead)


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:03 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Delhiites experienced another cold day as bone-chilling icy winds continued to sweep the city with the temperatures remaining below average Saturday. But heavy fog ... Read more...

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Taj city fogged out, traffic movement affected


January 18th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Jan 18 (IANS) This Taj city was Wednesday morning enveloped in a thick blanket of fog, reducing visibility to a few metres which affected traffic movement. The minimum temperature ... Read more...

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Handicrafts from border areas a hit at exhibition


November 27th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Naga shawls from Arunachal Pradesh, handicrafts from Ladakh and apples and dry fruits from Himachal Pradesh were the star attractions at an Indo-Tibetan Border Police ... Read more...

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Bald and beautiful: Women take the bold cut (Feature)


November 14th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) It has been called the richest ornament of women. In some Indian cultures, it still is a decisive factor while pinning down on a ... Read more...

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‘Media should hold a mirror to itself’


November 6th, 2011 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 6 (IANS) Following strong reactions from journalist associations to Press Council of India chairman Justice Markandey Katju's outspoken views on the role and calibre of journalists, voices ... Read more...

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For a day, Manipur forgets blockade and celebrates


October 28th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Oct 28 (IANS) The markets were buzzing with excited revellers - many haggling over the price of fish - and there was excited chatter at homes as people prepared ... Read more...

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Bangaloreans hop onto Metro for joy ride


October 20th, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 20 (IANS) Hundreds of Bangaloreans Thursday evening hopped onto the sleek air-conditioned coaches of the Metro rail for a joy ride and get a bird's eye view of ... Read more...

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Living out ‘Anand’ story: In real as on reel


October 14th, 2011 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 14 (IANS) He is 21, full of life, loves to go on long trips, hangs out with friends and makes new ones on Facebook. Occasionally, when blood ... Read more...

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Kerala immersed in Onam festivities


September 9th, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 9 (IANS) The second day Friday of the week-long Onam festival brought cheer for Keralites as heavy rains, pouring down since a month in the state, have comparatively ... Read more...

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Twitteratti offer help for blast victims


September 7th, 2011 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Offering all possible help - be it blood donation, information on missing people, emergency numbers or the latest update - web users came together Wednesday ... Read more...

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Woman’s changing facial features helped diagnose tumour


September 1st, 2011 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) A look in the mirror started giving nightmares to Renu Sharma. Her lips were growing bigger, facial features were getting distorted, eyes were bulging out ... Read more...

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Day nine of Hazare’s fast: Supporters angry, worried


August 24th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) As activist Anna Hazare's agitation at the Ramlila Maidan here for a strong Lokpal bill entered its ninth day Wednesday, there is growing anger among ... Read more...

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Janmashtami celebrations begin in Delhi with gaiety


August 22nd, 2011 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) With elaborately decorated cradles to mark the birth of Lord Krishna, Janmashtami celebrations began in Delhi Monday with much gaiety.At the ISKCON temple, the day ... Read more...

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Anna supporters take out candle light vigils


August 16th, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Angry over his arrest, thousands of supporters of social activist Anna Hazare shouted slogans in his support as they held candle light vigils at several ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh supports Anna, 80 court arrest (Lead)


August 16th, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 16 (IANS) Students, office workers and homemakers were among the scores of people who stepped out in Chhattisgarh Tuesday, with as many as 80 of them reportedly courting ... Read more...

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