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Gaurang wins best designer award


August 14th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 14 (IANS) Hyderabad-based fashion sesigner Gaurang Shah has won the best designer award for utilization of Indian weaves and craftsmanship at the Lakme Fashion Week in Mumbai.The designer ... Read more...

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Indian animation industry ready to take off: Ketan Mehta (Interview)


July 28th, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) The Indian animation industry is on a growth trajectory given not just the talent pool and lower costs but also the treasure trove of ... Read more...

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Sotheby’s to celebrate 25 years of designers Abu Jani-Sandeep Khosla (With Image)


July 17th, 2012 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Indian contemporary fashion will be talk of London Sep 3-5 with Sotheby's opening an exhibition of designer wear and interior decor by celebrated designer duo ... Read more...

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Online campaign against ‘untouchability’ in Rajasthan (Lead)


July 12th, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) An online signature campaign has sought action against alleged untouchability in a Rajasthan district where Dalit women are forced to remove footwear while passing ... Read more...

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Online campaign against ‘untouchability’ in Rajasthan


July 12th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) An online signature campaign has sought action against alleged untouchability in a Rajasthan district where Dalit women are forced to remove footwear while passing ... Read more...

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Hope for amicable solution to Norwegian kids’ crisis: Indian PM (Lead)


March 26th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, March 26 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday hoped for an "amicable and good" solution to the custody crisis over two Indian children in Norwegian foster care."The ... Read more...

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Manmohan hopes for amicable solution to Norwegian kids crisis


March 26th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, March 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday hoped for an "amicable and good" solution to the custody crisis over two Indian children in Norwegian foster care."The welfare ... Read more...

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Dynasty rooted in Indian political tradition: Writer Zareer Masani


February 14th, 2012 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) He grew up in a family that aligned its destiny with the turbulent politics of post-independence India and fell apart for it. London-based biographer-historian ... Read more...

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Controversy over Manik Sarkar’s refusal to don convocation robe


January 13th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 13 (IANS) A controversy erupted Friday over Chief Minister Manik Sarkar's refusal to wear the regulation gown at the Tripura University convocation, with the opposition Congress saying ... Read more...

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I believe in presenting India-inspired collections: Manish Malhotra


December 13th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Marbela Beach (Goa), Dec 13 (IANS) Indian tradition and aesthetics have become such an important part of Manish Malhotra's designs that he even took inspiration from them for his resort ... Read more...

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Guru Dakshina makes a school go green


July 25th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Sikar, July 25 (IANS) The Indian tradition of 'guru dakshina' is having a green impact in a small pocket in Rajasthan. A government school in the state practises a unique ... Read more...

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Every NRI is an Indian ambassador of goodwill: Minister


January 8th, 2011 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) Every non-resident Indian is an "Indian ambassador of goodwill" in the country he or she lives in, Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas Jitin Prasada ... Read more...

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Hindus laud Pope for lunching with poor & seek a unified action on poverty eradication


December 27th, 2010 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Dec 27 (ANI): Hindus have applauded His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI for hosting and eating lunch with poor.Pope on December 26 reportedly hosted over 350 poor on lunch at Vatican; ... Read more...

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I Will Direct A Film In 2011: Sabyasachi Mukherjee


December 20th, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
‘Raavanan’ is also special for Sabyasachi Mukherjee because it was on the sets of the film that he met his favorite South Indian actress Shobana Chandrakumar. Pepsi, as he is popularly ... Read more...

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Pakistan trip lands Nepali in Indian jail as 26/11 suspect


December 2nd, 2010 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Dec 2 (IANS) A Nepali family is hoping it will see justice done to their son, being held in a prison in India's Bihar state for eight months for suspected involvement ... Read more...

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Vice President Ansari says globalisation contributes to world economy


November 11th, 2010 - 7:59 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.11 (ANI): Vice-President Mohammad Hamid Ansari on Thursday said that globalisation contributed to the world economy as it promoted a process of economic integration.Addressing an International seminar organised by the ... Read more...

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For many, bikini wax makes bridal makeover complete


October 29th, 2010 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
By Manpreet Kaur New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) Bridal makeovers are no longer limited to the face and hairdo. Getting a bikini wax has become a ritual for Indian women who are getting ... Read more...

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Brand, Perry to sit on ornate wedding thrones


October 23rd, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 23 (IANS) British comedian Russell Brand and fiancee Katy Perry have chosen to sit on giant ornate thrones for their wedding this weekend at a resort near India's Ranthambore ... Read more...

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Russell Brand, Katy Perry to marry sitting on giant thrones


October 22nd, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 22 (ANI): Lovebirds Russell Brand and Katy Perry will tie the knot Posh and Becks-style - by sitting on giant thrones.The pair were said to have "burst out ... Read more...

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Not just kids, adults too are hooked to kids art show


October 21st, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) It's not just children who are looking forward to unleashing their creativity and imagination with kids' channel POGO's art show M.A.D -- show-host Rob reveals that parents ... Read more...

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Mukesh Ambani builds world’s first billion-dollar home in Mumbai


October 14th, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 14 (ANI): The richest man in India and the fourth richest in the world, Mukesh Ambani, has built world's first billion-dollar home in Mumbai, India.Ambani is having a few friends ... Read more...

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A tree of knowledge for CWG opening event


September 7th, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) 'Tree of Knowledge' - a 90-foot-tall artificial tree made of bamboo, with a lot of textile treatment and a rich foliage of chinar and peepal leaves will ... Read more...

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Gili Launches New Ad Campaign


July 26th, 2010 - 2:37 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 26, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The oldest jewellery brand of India Gili has recently launched a new print campaign, which was launched by its brand ambassador Bollywood star Bipasha Basu. The ... Read more...

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Ritu Kumar’s collection rules ramp on day one of Wills India Fashion Week


March 26th, 2010 - 3:33 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 26 (ANI): After a slight hiccup over a fire safety permit, the Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week (WLIFW) Autumn-Winter 2010 that kicked off here witnessed models sizzle the ramp ... Read more...

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Partymen’s ire against Bachchan ‘legitimate’: Congress


March 25th, 2010 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) The Congress Thursday termed as "legitimate" its party workers' anger at Amitabh Bachchan's presence at the Bandra-Worli Sea Link extension's inauguration since the Bollywood actor was ... Read more...

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‘Bhang’ drinking session organised at Bikaner’s National Bhang Congregation


February 13th, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
Bikaner, Feb 13 (ANI): Devotees of Lord Shiva indulged themselves in a 'Bhang' drinking session at National Bhang Congregation (NBC) in Bikaner here on the occasion of Maha Shivaratri.The Mahakaleswar Bhootnath Temple ... Read more...

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With music and march, BSF’s camel riders to enthral again (Feature)


January 24th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Sahil Makkar New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Moustachioed and fierce-looking, they will come riding camels that march with magical precision. India's border guards will regale spectators for the 35th time at ... Read more...

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A dip into peace, contentment, say bathers at Mahakumbh


January 14th, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee Haridwar (Uttarakhand), Jan 14 (IANS) Deep, unquestionable faith. That's what millions of bathers at the first ritual bath of the Mahakumbh Mela in Haridwar shared as they carried forward ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama urges Maoists to shun violence (Lead)


January 11th, 2010 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 11 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama Monday urged Maoists to shun violence and stressed that solutions to problems could not be reached through violent means. "As I have mentioned ... Read more...

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Puneri Pagdi obtains geographical indication status


January 3rd, 2010 - 8:33 pm ICT by ANI
By ShivajiPune, Jan 3 (ANI): Shree Puneri Pagdi Sangha recently managed to obtain geographical indication (GI) status for the famed Puneri Pagadi, the traditional headgear of Maharashtrians, and thus ensure its ... Read more...

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Shilpa Shetty ties the knot, becomes Mrs. Raj Kundra (Lead)


November 22nd, 2009 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Khandala (Maharashtra), Nov 22 (IANS) Clad in a red sari and flaunting diamonds and emeralds, Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty Sunday exchanged wedding vows with London-based businessman Raj Kundra in a close-knit ... Read more...

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Raj Kundra leaves on chariot to marry Shilpa


November 22nd, 2009 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Khandala (Maharashtra), Nov 22 (IANS) London-based businessman Raj Kundra left in a chariot Sunday evening to marry his actress fiancee Shilpa Shetty here in this Maharashtra hill station. Kundra left Amrit Villa, ... Read more...

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Pet animals walk ramp in style at Nagpur show


October 4th, 2009 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
Nagpur, Oct 4 (ANI): Pet animals walked down the ramp with élan along with their masters at a special fashion show here.The show was organised by the Indian Society for Animal ... Read more...

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Models Sana, Priyankaa, Alina and Nayana shine at Istituti Callegari fashion show


April 23rd, 2009 - 1:24 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
The students of Instituti Callegari, along with television celebrities Sana and Alina (of Bigg Boss fame) and fashion models Priyankaa, Nayana, Mohini and many others showcased stunning creations for a charitable ... Read more...

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Mangalore pub attack ‘against Indian culture’


February 28th, 2009 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 28 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Saturday condemned the attack on young women in a Mangalore pub by members of a rightwing Hindu group as a violation ... Read more...

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