hope and despair

Karunalaya: Where the mentally challenged live in dignity (Feature)

July 6th, 2012 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Nanjangud (Karnataka), July 6 (IANS) Left in the wild to get killed, many of them do not know where they came from and who they are. The shelter home Karunalaya, ... Read more...

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‘The Grey’ - spellbinding tale of spirit’s survival (IANS Movie Review)

May 26th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "The Grey"; Actors: Liam Neeson, Frank Grillo, Dermot Mulroney; Director: Joe Carnahan; Rating: ***1/2The world is inhabited by people who seem alive, but are really like zombies, merely existing than ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

MiG-21 crash victim’s wife still hoping for safe return

November 8th, 2011 - 11:08 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, Nov 8 (IANS) Nine long years after the crash of an Indian Air Force (IAF) MiG-21 in which her husband had gone missing, she still hopes he is ... Read more...

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Pakistan “very satisfied with outcome” of meeting with India at Thimpu

February 13th, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 13(ANI): Pakistan has expressed its satisfaction with the outcome of the Foreign Secretary-level meeting with India, which was held recently on the sidelines of SAARC meeting at Thimpu.Pakistan's Foreign ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Resumption of talks with India a breakthrough: Pakistan

February 12th, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 12 (IANS) Terming as "a breakthrough" the agreement between India and Pakistan to resume bilateral dialogue, Pakistan Saturday said the move is "likely to result in bringing peace and stability ... Read more...

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Expelled La Mart boy happy to return to school

December 6th, 2010 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 6 (IANS) La Martiniere for Boys student Srijan Banerjee, who was expelled from the well-known city school for not giving in to the demands of a teacher, Monday said he ... Read more...

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Delay in hanging leads to reduced sentences, show rulings

May 30th, 2010 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
By Rana Ajit New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) The government may be unwittingly entitling condemned prisoners - including parliament attack convict Mohammad Afzal Guru - to a lesser life sentence by delaying decisions ... Read more...

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Relief and smiles at released Bengal cop’s house

October 22nd, 2009 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 22 (IANS) Tension and anxiety gave way to relief and smiles as the Dutta family of Ahiritola in the city received news of police officer Atindranath Dutta's release from Maoist ... Read more...

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Search for missing American Israeli continues in India

August 16th, 2009 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
Jeruslaem/New Delhi, Aug.16 (ANI): The search for an Israeli-American Amichai Steinmetz continues in Northern India's Parvati Valley.Up to 30 Israeli volunteers are turning up each day to search for him. Three of ... Read more...

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Hope floats for parents of one child, as another one’s prepare for last rites

September 28th, 2008 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Raj Lukkad sat on the sidewalk of the AIIMS Trauma Centre where his 11-year old injured son - a victim of the Mehrauli explosion that killed two ... Read more...

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