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More men now seek counselling


September 12th, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Breakdown of support systems and the "conflict of expectations" are leading to problems in relationships, with more men now approaching counselling centres for their ... Read more...

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Change mindset to curb female foeticide: Experts


July 13th, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) The patriarchal Indian society has a deep-rooted bias against the girl child and changing this mindset is essential to curb female foeticide, experts said here ... Read more...

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CRY launches anti-child labour campaign


June 12th, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Child rights organisation Child Rights and You (CRY) Tuesday initiated an online programme for recording the instances of child labour, which would be used ... Read more...

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Neil Nitin Mukesh loses his iPhone! (Movie Snippets)


June 9th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) Gadget freak Neil Nitin Mukesh lost his iPhone while shooting for his upcoming film "3G" in Fiji."Shoot's going great. But I'm a little upset ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh story has not been told: Salman Khurshid


June 7th, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) The Indian media has missed the story about Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, says Union Law, Justice and Minorities Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid, as the ... Read more...

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Sports effective tool for change in gender issues: Study


May 30th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) Sensitising young athletes and their coaches about gender issues can be an effective tool for prevention of violence against women, according to a study by ... Read more...

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India Habitat Centre gets emergency cardiac equipment


May 2nd, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) After Delhi Metro, India Habitat Centre here will get an automated external defibrillator (AED) to provide emergency treatment to people who suffer sudden cardiac arrest.Small ... Read more...

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Polar explorer launches environmental awareness programme


April 20th, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Renowned environmentalist and polar explorer Robert Swan launched the fourth phase of Project SEARCH, an environmental sustainability awareness programme, here Friday.The project's fourth phase aims ... Read more...

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Body at nursery: ‘Killer’ arrested in Delhi


April 19th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) A young man from the Khan Market area was arrested Wednesday night for allegedly murdering a teenager at a nursery near the market on April ... Read more...

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Ahead of Hu Jintao’s visit, police cordon off Tibetan settlements


March 27th, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) Police Tuesday cordoned off the areas around Tibetan settlements in the national capital while some Tibetans were arrested from different parts of the city ahead ... Read more...

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Shubha Mudgal to perform for cause


March 24th, 2012 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) Veteran singer Shubha Mudgal is set to perform at a fusion concert for the cause of promoting safe and healthy pregnancy and childbirth.The concert "Aakhir ... Read more...

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Penguin’s annual ‘Spring Lit Fest’ in Delhi March 16


March 9th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) A series of sneak peeps into new books by top Indian writers will be the cornerstone of a festival of literature, "Spring Fever", to ... Read more...

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American comedian talks of life with puppet act


February 5th, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) Social realities, tragedies, life's profound truths, cynicism, laughter, theatre and puppets made of objects daily used come together in leading American physical comedienne Hilary Chaplain's ... Read more...

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Festival brings Iran, Afghan puppet traditions to India (With Images)


February 2nd, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) Puppetry has been vital to traditional performing arts in India and abroad, having laid the foundation of visual and cinematic arts. Now a 15-day puppet ... Read more...

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Violence against Indians in Oz not taken seriously: Author


January 19th, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Incidents of violence against Indians in Australia have not been addressed seriously by that country's top administrators, says Australian author Richard Flanagan."...I do not think ... Read more...

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I will learn a lot from Indian women: Yoko Ono


January 12th, 2012 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Multi-media artist and peace activist Yoko Ono, widow of late Beatles icon John Lennon, reconnected with India nearly four decades after she visited the country ... Read more...

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Spotlight turns on Indian language writing (With Image)


December 17th, 2011 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) The quest for a brand Indian literature and a new national link language sparked a thoughtful discourse at the inaugural session of 'Samanvay - the ... Read more...

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Corruption positive, jests Dalai Lama


December 3rd, 2011 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama Saturday said jokingly that corruption could also be positive."I once met a delegation of Buddhists from Vietnam who asked ... Read more...

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Celebration of Indian literature in Delhi


November 30th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) A two-day literature festival, "Samanvay: IHC Bharatiya Bhasa Mahotsav", will bring more than 60 award-winning writers to the capital to discuss issues vital to the ... Read more...

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Coming back to India was important:Pulitzer-winning Siddhartha Mukherjee


November 10th, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) Siddhartha Mukherjee, the Pulitzer prize winning writer of the "The Emperor of All Maladies", a biography of cancer, has returned home to connect to ... Read more...

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Childhood fairytales revisited in Indian art


October 13th, 2011 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) Art and fairytales have moved together since the dawn of storytelling. But the march of civilization has allowed artists to reinterpret old stories in new ... Read more...

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Nature walk for school kids at Dikshit’s house


October 5th, 2011 - 1:09 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) Students from different schools across the city, Tuesday savoured a nature walk at Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit's residence as part of the Wildlife Week ... Read more...

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Politics, cinema at Delhi literature fest


September 24th, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Politics, Anna Hazare, new wave cinema and changing trends in contemporary writing will be on offer at the daylong 'The Hindu Lit for Life' ... Read more...

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Kathak queen Sitara Devi still youthful at 91


September 2nd, 2011 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) She is 91 with the soul of a youthful dancer who refuses to bow to the vagaries of years. Kathak queen Sitara Devi has been ... Read more...

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Two-day folk festival to celebrate India’s forest


August 4th, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Folk musicians from across the country will celebrate the country's bountiful forests at a two-day festival of folk music at the India Habitat Centre here ... Read more...

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Ethnic Gond art finds exclusive boutique on high street (With Images)


July 30th, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The Gond tribal artists of Madhya Pradesh, known for their stylised portrayals of folkores and nature, have found a platform on the high street of ... Read more...

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Mohan Khokar collection to bring alive century of Indian dance (With Image)


July 16th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The Mohan Khokar Dance Collection, one of the largest archival collections of memorabilia on Indian dance with over 300,000 documents, will get a government ... Read more...

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Capital to host short films fest on environment


May 31st, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) A short films festival called WED'11 will showcase solution-oriented movies to celebrate the World Environment Day. Mike Pandey's "Shores of Silence: Whale Sharks in India" ... Read more...

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Arundhati Roy’s book launch disrupted


May 21st, 2011 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) The launch of Brooker Prize winning author Arundhati Roy's new book "The Broken Republic" was disrupted by a group of protesters at the India Habitat ... Read more...

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Foreign feet on India’s traditional dance floor


May 1st, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) The ancient classical dance form of Mohiniyattam has kept Russian dancer Olga Stoliarova wedded to India for the last eight years since she came to ... Read more...

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Arts festival to probe link between science, arts, religion (With Image)


April 21st, 2011 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) The connection between science, spirituality and the ancient performing arts will be explored in a three-day "International Ancient Arts Festival/Symposium" May 10-13 in the capital.The ... Read more...

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Sixth annual Spanish Film Festival to open Monday


March 26th, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) The sixth annual Spanish Film Festival in India will begin here Monday with a contemporary panorama of nine movies reflecting the European nation's key concerns, ... Read more...

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Architects have to write their own agenda: Charles Correa


March 16th, 2011 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Architects have to script their own agenda while creating new idioms in this age of homogenised culture, suggests Indian architect Charles Correa."Young architects have to ... Read more...

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Dancer Yamini Krishamurti honoured


March 15th, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Noted Bharatnatyam and Kuchipudi dancer Yamini Krishnamurti was conferred the title of "Ustad-e-Maa" by eminent Sufi exponent Zila Khan to honour women arts and culture ... Read more...

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India-Japan business seminar cancelled


March 14th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) The Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (Icrier) Monday cancelled a seminar that was supposed to discuss the implications of India-Japan comprehensive economic ... Read more...

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