indian identity

‘Forge commonalities of the past into Asia-Africa bond’


June 5th, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 5 (IANS) India and Africa should both ride on their religious, cultural and colonial linkages to forge an even stronger bond for collective development and prosperity of the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Reviving the Parsee Punch with new pickings (With images)


May 7th, 2012 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Humour has been the golden lining of India's realpolitik for as long as one can remember. The early kings hired jesters; Mughal emperor Akbar had ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

It needs more than love to write about India


August 18th, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Stepping into the soul of India is not easy for a foreign writer; the journey needs more than mere love for the country. The process ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Crime trail leads to illegal Bangladeshi immigrants, 140 deported


May 26th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) "I was born and brought up in Midnapore in West Bengal. I have come here to earn a living. I am not a Bangladeshi," pleaded ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Strong Bihari identity will form a better Indian identity: Nitish Kumar


February 2nd, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 2 (ANI): Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday said a self-conscious identity has emerged in his state amid allegations of no development and corruption by previous governments.Kumar, who ... Read more...

Posted in National |

CWG logo a hit among Games enthusiasts


October 5th, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) As Delhi plays host to the 19th Commonwealth Games, the Games logo is fast becoming a fad for the city and its people as it can be ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Sentenced as Pakistani, jailed man finally finds Indian identity


September 27th, 2010 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin Amritsar, Sep 27 (IANS) A man from Bihar's East Champaran district who was branded as a Pakistani national and was even convicted for a terror attack in Punjab has finally ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

India captured in a billion shades (IANS Books)


August 14th, 2010 - 10:21 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) At a time when there has been a dramatic surge of interest in India, here comes a coffee table book that captures the country in all ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Man held for aiding ISI agent get Indian passport


July 23rd, 2010 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) A 60-year-old man was arrested here Friday on charges of helping an ISI agent obtain an Indian passport, police said. Nafees Ahmed was held from near the Patiala ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Marwari don becomes Nepal’s most wanted


July 9th, 2010 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, July 9 (IANS) A 30-year-old from the Marwari community, the clan with the Midas touch in both India and Nepal, is now among Nepal's most wanted, after a series ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Bhojpuri cinema scripts a success story for five decades


June 29th, 2010 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) Bhojpuri cinema had a humble beginning in the 1950s following an encounter between India's first Bihar-born president Rajendra Prasad and Mumbai-based character actor Nazir ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

MAX UNVEILS MEGA extraaa innings T20 FOR DLF IPL 2010


March 11th, 2010 - 12:13 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
March 11, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):: MAX, India's Premium Hindi Movies and Special Events channel and the official broadcaster of the DLF IPL, is all set to bring to your homes, the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Shah Rukh denies making any anti-national remarks (Third Lead)


February 7th, 2010 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 6 (IANS) Shah Rukh Khan Saturday said he was glad the Shiv Sena understood his point on freedom of expression and reiterated that he had never said anything that ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Shah Rukh ‘glad’ Sena understood his point (Second Lead)


February 6th, 2010 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 6 (IANS) Shiv Sena's ire at Shah Rukh Khan seems to have come down as the superstar has been allowed to release his upcoming film "My Name Is Khan" ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

We don’t have the time to run BJP: RSS chief


December 5th, 2009 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 5 (IANS) Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat Saturday said the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is an independent political organisation and the RSS had "no time' to run it. Interacting ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Time to put West Indies collective cricket out of its misery: Roebuck


November 14th, 2009 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov.14 (ANI): The West Indies cricket team has plenty of talent, but the time has come to put it out of its misery, feels noted cricket columnist Peter Roebuck.In an article ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Mobile phone to verify your Indian identity: Nilekani (Lead)


September 26th, 2009 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Move over passport and PAN card! Identity authentication at banks, gas connection centres or while providing rural jobs will just be an SMS away, Unique Identification Authority ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

I influenced Carla Bruni with my melodies: French rock star Bertignac (With Image)


May 19th, 2009 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Leading French rock guitarist Louis Bertignac, who says Indian melodies have influenced his music a great deal, recalls how French First Lady Carla Bruni and he ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

President appeals for united approach to fight terror


January 26th, 2009 - 12:05 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 25, (ANI): President Pratibha Patil on Sunday evening appealed for a united approach to fight the menace of terrorism. Addressing the nation on the eve of the 60th Republic ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Kerala film director honoured at Oxford event


August 13th, 2008 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 13 (IANS) A film director from Kerala was honoured at a function in the university city of Oxford for highlighting the plight of the India-born Pakistani passport holders staying in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India’s secular and pluralistic character being challenged: Minister


June 2nd, 2008 - 4:13 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) India's domestic security challenges emanate primarily from forces that ideologically challenge the country's pluralistic and secular character, Minister of State for Defence M.M. Pallam Raju has said. ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Manmohan Singh asks youth to seek adventure


January 28th, 2008 - 4:28 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Jan 28 (ANI): Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, asked the youth of the country to seek adventure and test their limits, not just academically but in all spheres of their ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Subscribe