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Hospitality business kept Eesha away from Bollywood


August 23rd, 2012 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 23 (IANS) Actress Eesha Koppikhar, last seen in 2011 film "Shabri" is giving most of her time and concentration to her new hospitality company."I was busy launching ... Read more...

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In Taj city, pavements taken over by vendors et al (Letter from Agra)


June 10th, 2012 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, June 10 (IANS) Millions of rupees have been spent on laying tiled pavements all across this Taj city but an army of vendors and others have occupied them, leaving ... Read more...

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Heat hits tourism in Agra (With Image)


May 28th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, May 28 (IANS) Searing summer heat has hit tourist inflow into Agra, home to the Taj Mahal, India's biggest tourist draw.Tourist arrivals have been sliding in the last 10 ... Read more...

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Heard her voice, now taste her food - with Asha’s (With Image)


May 11th, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) Food is a far cry from playback singing. But Bollywood's girl with the golden voice, Asha Bhosle, who has morphed into an astute hotelier over ... Read more...

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Metro rail? Start in Agra, say residents


March 28th, 2012 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, March 28 (IANS) With Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav suggesting a metro or mono rail in some cities, residents say the Taj city should be the first beneficiary.Long ... Read more...

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‘Indian youths on Sharjah death row could return May’


February 22nd, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar (Punjab), Feb 22 (IANS) Seventeen Indian youth on the death row in Sharjah for killing a Pakistani national could walk free in May as blood money has already been ... Read more...

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Lovebirds to flock to Taj on V-Day


February 13th, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Feb 13 (IANS) Taj Mahal, the 17th century monument to love, is expected to receive some 20,000 tourists on Valentines Day.According to travellers and industry experts, around 12,000-15,000 domestic ... Read more...

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Wine and dine al fresco in capital weather


January 28th, 2012 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) There is a nip in the air, but the nailbiting cold is gone. Just perfect for you to soak in the sun or bask under ... Read more...

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Agra battles stray dogs


January 22nd, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Jan 22 (IANS) After battling bovine and simian threats to tourists, authorities in the Taj Mahal city have declared war on stray dogs.Dogs have bitten many tourists not only ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Seven arrested for youth’s murder


January 14th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 14 (IANS) A late night brawl outside a 24-hour eatery in the heart of Chandigarh Friday led to the death of a youth, who had recently returned after ... Read more...

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Taj fest postponed due to polls, Agra seethes with anger


January 10th, 2012 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Jan 10 (IANS) The annual 10-day Taj Mahotsav, which figures prominently on international tourism calendars, has been postponed from Feb 18 to March 16 in view of the Uttar ... Read more...

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Congress demands new state reorganisation panel


December 20th, 2011 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) Defending the central government's decision to return to the Mayawati government the proposal for division of Uttar Pradesh into four parts, the Congress Tuesday ... Read more...

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No house discussion on copyright bill, Sibal slams BJP


December 20th, 2011 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal Tuesday moved the copyright (amendment) bill in the Rajya Sabha but it could not be taken up for ... Read more...

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BJP targets Chidambaram in parliament (Roundup)


December 20th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday targeted Home Minister P. Chidambaram in both houses of parliament, serving a breach of privilege notice in ... Read more...

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BJP seeks action against Chidambaram, forces adjournment of Rajya Sabha


December 20th, 2011 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) members Tuesday forced adjournment of the Rajya Sabha in the pre-lunch session on their demand that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh ... Read more...

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Chidambaram should explain: CPI-M


December 16th, 2011 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Friday said Home Minister P. Chidambaram should clarify his alleged favouritism to a hotelier he once represented ... Read more...

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BJP demands Chidambaram’s removal, minister rejects charges (Roundup)


December 16th, 2011 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday continued to press for the resignation of Home Minister P. Chidambaram over alleged favouritism to a hotelier, stalling ... Read more...

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Never met Chidambaram, says hotelier


December 16th, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) A Delhi-based hotelier at the centre of a controversy involving Home Minister P. Chidambaram Friday said he had never met Chidambaram despite engaging him ... Read more...

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Opposition cries for Chidambaram’s head, minister rejects charges (Second Lead)


December 16th, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) The controversy over Home Minister P. Chidambaram's allleged favouritism to a hotelier continued to rage Friday with the opposition stalling parliament for the second ... Read more...

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‘Deeply hurt’ Chidambaram rejects conflict of interest charges


December 16th, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Friday said he was "deeply hurt" and rejected the opposition charge that he had misused his office while withdrawing prosecution ... Read more...

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Another shocker for UPA: clamour for Chidambaram’s ‘dismissal’


December 15th, 2011 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) The already buffeted UPA government was dealt yet another blow with the opposition in one voice clamouring for the dismissal of Home Minister P. ... Read more...

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Chidambaram guilty of criminal offence: BJP


December 15th, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday demanded the sacking of Home Minister P. Chidambaram saying he was guilty of "criminal offence" for allegedly misusing ... Read more...

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Indian-origin duo killed over parking dispute


December 13th, 2011 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 13 (IANS) An Indian-origin uncle-nephew duo was gunned down by a 20-year-old Bangladeshi national following an argument over his car being blocked by a van parked outside the ... Read more...

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Nagarjuna buys Hyderabad franchise of i1 Super Series


November 22nd, 2011 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Tollywood superstar Nagarjuna joins the long list of motorsports aficionados as he bought the Hyderabad franchise for the i1 Super Series motorsports race that will ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Filming the Taj - a pointless exercise?


August 15th, 2011 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Agra, Aug 15 (IANS) The Taj Mahal's beauty is best left to the eye of the first-time visitor. The gaining consensus follows the city administration's proposal to package the monument ... Read more...

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Rains lash Uttar Pradesh, Yamuna fills up


August 6th, 2011 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 6 (IANS) Moderate to heavy rains lashed several districts of Uttar Pradesh Saturday. The Yamuna river next to the Taj Mahal is also in full flow."Upper air cyclonic ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Heavy rains lash Agra


July 28th, 2011 - 11:13 am ICT by IANS
Agra, July 28 (IANS) Early risers in Agra were in for a pleasant surprise as thunderstorms, lightning and heavy rains greeted them Thursday morning.The rains, which lasted around 30 minutes, ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Package to create 40,000 jobs enthuses Kashmiris


July 8th, 2011 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 8 (IANS) An employment package announced by the centre for Jammu and Kashmir, which is expected to create 40,000 jobs, has been generally welcomed by the people in ... Read more...

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Shah Jahan urs: Conservationists oppose free entry to Taj


June 28th, 2011 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, June 28 (IANS) Conservationists are aghast at the decision to permit unrestricted access to the Taj Mahal for three days from Tuesday for the annual urs of Mughal emperor ... Read more...

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Kashmir: Music returns to soothe troubled waters (With Images)


June 26th, 2011 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 26 (IANS) Sujit Singh couldn't have wished for a better honeymoon. With night stars twinkling above, serene blue water all around, the romantic aura was heightened by soulful ... Read more...

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Shweta Bhardwaj’s ode to Helen (Movie snippets) (With Images)


June 12th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Actress Shweta Bhardwaj, who made her Bollywood in 2008 with "Mission Istaanbul", returns to the silver screen with a item song in "Bin Bulaaye Baraati" ... Read more...

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Heavy showers clean up Taj Mahal


June 9th, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, June 9 (IANS) A thunderstorm hit Agra Thursday and was followed by heavy rains that flooded most low-lying areas but left the Taj Mahal clean and sparkling.Caught unawares, pedestrians ... Read more...

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Two aides of Punjab hotelier’s shooter surrender


April 22nd, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, April 22 (IANS) Two men, said to be accomplices of a ruling Akali Dal legislator's nephew who allegedly shot dead a hotelier in this Punjab city, surrendered ... Read more...

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Jalandhar hotelier’s son shot dead by nephew of Akali Dal MLA


April 21st, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Jalandhar, Apr 21 (ANI): Gur Kerat Singh, the son of hotelier Rajbir Singh, was allegedly shot dead by the nephew of a Shiromani Akali Dal MLA here this morning.According to the police, ... Read more...

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Punjab legislator’s nephew kills Jalandhar hotelier


April 21st, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, April 21 (IANS) A leading hotelier from this Punjab city was shot dead by the nephew of a sitting legislator of the ruling Akali Dal in Punjab, police said ... Read more...

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