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Jail warden held for providing mobiles to inmates


May 6th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, May 5 (IANS) A warden posted at the district jail in Bhondsi near here was arrested Sunday for allegedly supplying mobile phones to the prisoners, police said.Warden Pawan Kumar, ... Read more...

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Weavers’ woes: Government packages pass them by (Feature) (with images)


February 26th, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) Ali Husain Ansari, a weaver of embroidered Mughal textiles and owner of Abdul Ghani Silk in Varanasi town of northern India, says he has not ... Read more...

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I hope Bollywood starts shooting in Kashmir again: Aamir (With Images)


February 9th, 2012 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 9 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan was here after more than a decade and was so impressed with the breathtaking beauty of the valley that he hopes ... Read more...

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Shammi Kapoor was like a mentor to me: Asha Parekh


August 17th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 17 (IANS) Asha Parekh remembers her late co-star Shammi Kapoor as a mentor who taught her how to perform in the songs and how to do lip-sync in ... Read more...

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‘Watching Gajagamini was ritual for Husain’s guests’


June 29th, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) Maqbool Fida Husain was a gracious host but had a fetish. It was mandatory for every guest to his home to watch "Gajagamini", the movie ... Read more...

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BJP condoles Husain’s death, Bajrang Dal opposes burial in India (Second Lead)


June 9th, 2011 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday condoled the demise of famous artist Maqbool Fida Husain but said he "had got distanced from India and ... Read more...

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BJP condoles Husain’s death; Bajrang Dal opposes burial in India (Lead)


June 9th, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday condoled the demise of famous artist Maqbool Fida Husain but said he "had got distanced from India and ... Read more...

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‘Husain’s heart beat for India till the last’ (Second Lead)


June 9th, 2011 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) A "rare genius", "renaissance man", "god's gift", even "sanyasi" - the art fraternity Thursday recalled artist Maqbool Fida Husain with warmth and affection. Mourning ... Read more...

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Mamata mourns Husain’s death


June 9th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 9 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday mourned the death of famed painter M.F. Husain, saying it was an "irreparable loss to the world of ... Read more...

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Government mourns Husain’s death, says it’s a national loss


June 9th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) The Indian government Thursday mourned the death of celebrated painter Maqbool Fida Husain in London, with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh terming his demise a ... Read more...

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‘Husain’s heart beat for India’ (Lead)


June 9th, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, June 9 (IANS) A "rare genius", "renaissance man", "god's gift", even "sanyasi"- the art fraternity Thursday recalled veteran artist Maqbool Fida Husain with warmth and affection. Mouring the ... Read more...

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Dikshit mourns Husain’s demise


June 9th, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Thursday mourned the death of celebrated artist M.F. Husain, describing him as a "painter who promoted modern art in India"."I ... Read more...

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President mourns Husain’s death


June 9th, 2011 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Thursday mourned the death of celebrated painter M.F. Husain, saying that his demise would create a "deep void in the world ... Read more...

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Husain’s death a national loss: PM


June 9th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday mourned the death of painter M.F. Husain, saying that his demise was a "national loss"."It's a national loss," the ... Read more...

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Pakistani Consul General visits Aafia Siddiqui at Texas detention facility


April 16th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 16(ANI): Pakistan's Consul General in Houston, Aqil Nadeem, has visited Pakistani neuroscientist and terror convict Dr Aafia Siddiqui in the Carswell detention facility in Texas.Nadeem had a two-hour meeting with ... Read more...

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22 killed, over 100 wounded in Faisalabad CNG station explosion


March 8th, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Faisalabad, Mar 8(ANI): At least 22 persons were killed and over a hundred injured in an explosion at a compressed natural gas (CNG) filling station situated near an intelligence agency's office in ... Read more...

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Pak Punjab police team barred from entering US Embassy in Lahore


February 23rd, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 23(ANI): Pakistan Punjab police officers were reportedly denied access to the United States Embassy premises in Lahore to 'arrest' American citizens wanted in a 'murder' case.Pakistani citizen- Ibadul Rehman- was ... Read more...

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Pakistan-US relations: Who will blink first (Part-II)


February 14th, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
But beyond the questions of diplomatic immunity and self-defense versus murder, and even beyond the individuals involved, the real issue has become the future of US-Pak relations, its impact on the war ... Read more...

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Free Davis or Pakistani envoy will be booted out: US (Lead)


February 11th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington/Islamabad, Feb 11 (IANS) The US has threatened to oust the Pakistani ambassador and close down US consulates in Pakistan if Islamabad does not immediately free Raymond Davis, whose killing of two ... Read more...

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Shujaat meets Imran in quest of common ground in Pak Politics


December 26th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec 26 (ANI): The Pakistan Muslim League-Q, which has of late been on a trail to meet every politically active party or leader, discussed performance of the PPP-led government with Tehreek-e-Insaaf ... Read more...

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Fighter pilots’ brains are smarter


December 20th, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 20 (IANS) Fighter pilots' brains are smarter and more capable than those with no piloting experience, says a new research based on cognitive tests and scans. The study, conducted by ... Read more...

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Curfew imposed in Srinagar during Moharum


December 17th, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi/Srinagar, Dec. 17 (ANI): Curfew was imposed in Srinagar on Friday to prevent any untoward law and order incident during Moharum, which is being observed throughout the country.Moharum is observed ... Read more...

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Eighth wonder? Bhopal too has a Taj Mahal!


December 9th, 2010 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
By Shahnawaz Akhtar Bhopal, Dec 9 (IANS) Did you know there is a second Taj Mahal in India? While the imposing Taj in Agra has captivated the world for centuries, its less famous ... Read more...

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Ashutosh is a filmmaker with rare integrity: Manini Chatterjee (Interview)


December 2nd, 2010 - 9:46 am ICT by IANS
By Radhika Bhirani New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Literature-based films would flourish if filmmakers started giving due credit to authors, says veteran journalist Manini Chatterjee, who feels Ashutosh Gowariker has displayed "rare ... Read more...

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Obamas’ India experience to be showcased at Maximum India fest


November 15th, 2010 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) Maximum India - a festival of India - will be held in Washington in March next year, showcasing Indian textiles, dance, music and cuisine to allow ... Read more...

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OCA director general praises Guangzhou’s contribution to Asiad


November 12th, 2010 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 11 (IANS) Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) director general Husain Al-Musallam said that Guangzhou has made a "great contribution" to the history and the legacy of the Asian Games.Speaking at ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s UN envoy wants to resign


November 1st, 2010 - 11:25 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 1 (IANS) Pakistan's ambassador to the UN Husain Abdullah Haroon has informed Islamabad that he has no intention of continuing as the country's permanent representative to the world body any ... Read more...

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Raza, Husain, Souza top grossers in online art auction


September 14th, 2010 - 2:25 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sept 13 (IANS) Early contemporary masters stormed back to the art auction market this week, steering the top-of-the chain price trends at the two-day Saffronart's autumn online auction that made ... Read more...

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Husain Abdullah’s Ramadan ends on Thursday


September 11th, 2010 - 1:33 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Arizona Cardinals player Hamza Abdullah practiced through the month of Ramadan.During the month of Ramadan, Hamza endured the period and trained with his teammates. Though the player lost ... Read more...

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I’m a Bengali, says Tipu Sultan’s descendant


July 27th, 2010 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
By Biswajit Choudhury Kolkata, July 27 (IANS) Bespectacled and grey hair brushed back, Husain Shah, 70, is the quintessential elderly Bengali man next door. But within him he carries a historic legacy, as ... Read more...

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Pak assurances to clamp down on banned outfits mere promises?


June 15th, 2010 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, June 15(ANI): Despite repeated assurances and announcements by the Pakistan government to come down hard on banned groups in the country, the facts reveal that the reality is completely different, with ... Read more...

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Obama reaches out to Muslim nations with business exchanges


April 27th, 2010 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 27 (IANS) Keeping up his promise last year in Cairo, President Obama has announced plans to set up exchange programmes with business people throughout the Muslim world. "The new beginning we ... Read more...

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For soft summer skin, cut out fizzy drinks, eat healthy


April 24th, 2010 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Shilpa Raina New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Gearing up to protect your skin from the summer sun? Water, sunscreen, an umbrella and cotton clothes are not enough. Experts say to keep feeling ... Read more...

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AMU alumni set up health camp for Kumbh mela pilgrims


April 9th, 2010 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) Alumni of the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) will set up a health camp April 12-14 for the pilgrims attending the Kumbh Mela in Haridwar, a statement by ... Read more...

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Dastangoi performer looks for new tales


March 24th, 2010 - 9:20 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) Dastangoi - the ancient Islamic tradition of oral storytelling - is looking for new tales to recount to keep itself afloat as an art, says ... Read more...

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