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Femina Miss India pageant enters 50th year


September 18th, 2012 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) The Femina Miss India beauty pageant Tuesday kickstarted the celebrations of its 50 years.The first Miss India Meher Castellino, was joined by other former Miss India ... Read more...

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Visiting father’s birthplace fulfilled old desire: Manto’s daughters


September 8th, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Overwhelmed by the welcome they received in India, the daughters of legendary Urdu writer Saadat Hassan Manto say visiting the village where their father was ... Read more...

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Food bill based on ‘narrow vision’, say activists


August 28th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Activists Tuesday protested the National Food Security Bill, which seeks to provide legal entitlement of food grain to 63 percent of the country's population, ... Read more...

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Indians’ black skin highlights gold jewellery: Chinese daily


August 28th, 2012 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 28 (IANS) Indians have black skin that highlights gold jewellery, a state-run Chinese daily says in an article that goes on to observe that even girls begging ... Read more...

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Sharmila, Vani set for another face-off


August 27th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 27 (IANS) Sharmila Nicollet and Vani Kapoor are head-to-head for the second consecutive week as they tee off in the second event of the Hero-WGAI Women's Pro Tour ... Read more...

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Women’s panel should reflect on its purpose: Aruna Roy


August 23rd, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) The women's rights apex body, National Commission for Women (NCW), needs to reflect on its role and work on gender-based issues, National Advisory Council member ... Read more...

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I had a tough time in 51kg: Mary Kom


August 14th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Olympic bronze medal winning boxer M.C. Mary Kom admitted she was not comfortable fighting in the 51kg section in London and she will not hesitate ... Read more...

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Rest in peace Prabuddha dada, says fashion world


August 13th, 2012 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) The fashion world Sunday mourned Prabuddha Dasgupta, a self-taught photographer known for his controversial collection of portraits, especially nude photos of urban Indian women, ... Read more...

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Fashion photographer Prabuddha Dasgupta dead


August 12th, 2012 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Acclaimed fashion photographer Prabuddha Dasgupta died Sunday, his colleagues in the fashion industry said. He was 58. A versatile personality, Dasgupta was recipient of ... Read more...

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Fashion goes beyond ramp; gets wearable, affordable (LFW Review)


August 8th, 2012 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 8 (IANS) Creativity, glamour and unusual designs are a common phenomena at fashion weeks, but the recently concluded Lakme Fashion Week Winter-Festive 2012 focussed more on the ... Read more...

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Archery secretary-general wants to quit, blames failure on ‘media hype’


August 6th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 6 (IANS) In a fall-out of the disastrous performance of the Indian archers in the London Olympics, Archery Association of India (AAI) general secretary Paresh Nath Mukherje has ... Read more...

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Wearability factor gets prominence at LFW


August 5th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 5 (IANS) The wearability factor seems to have inspired most of the young designers at the ongoing Lakme Fashion Week-Winter Festive 2012. From Payal Kapoor, to Mayank Anand ... Read more...

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Sushil promises a fight by Indian wrestlers


August 5th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) Beijing Games bronze medallist Sushil Kumar has promised a good show by the Indian grapplers at the London Olympics where the wrestling competition began Sunday."You ... Read more...

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Archers over awed by Olympic stage, says coach


August 2nd, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) A distraught women's archery coach Purnima Mahato says the only reason for India's disastrous performance at the London Olympics she could think of is perhaps their ... Read more...

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Try standup comedy, Shekhar Suman exhorts women


July 31st, 2012 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) When it comes to judging a comedy show, Shekhar Suman has been there and done that! But the actor rues that Indian women are still ... Read more...

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Olympics Archery: Indian women pipped by Denmark (Lead)


July 29th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) India's challenge in the London Olympics archery team event ended Sunday when the women lost to Denmark by a slender one-point margin in the elimination round ... Read more...

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Olympic Archery: Indian women upstaged by Denmark


July 29th, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) The Indian challenge in the archery team event at the Olympics ended Sunday when the women lost to Denmark in the Elimination round at Lord's.The World ... Read more...

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Sania-Rushmi crash out of Olympic tennis


July 29th, 2012 - 1:35 am ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) Indian women's doubles pair of Sania Mirza and Rushmi Chakarvarthi were knocked out of the tennis competition of the 2012 London Olympics by Chia-Jung Chuang and ... Read more...

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Jwala, Ashwini lose Olympic opener


July 28th, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) Indian women's doubles pair of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponappa lost their opening group match to the Japanese duo of Mizuki Fujii and Reika Kakiiwa at ... Read more...

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Anushka replaces Prachi for brand endorsement (With Images)


July 23rd, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Actress Anushka Sharma has replaced Prachi Desai as the face of SOFY, a brand of sanitary napkins from Japan-based FMCG company Unicharm.Anushka has been ... Read more...

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Cops do not understand harassed women’s woes: Delhi minister


July 21st, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) Most women in the capital do not report incidents of harassment as "police behave irresponsibly" and do not understand their problem, said Delhi Health and ... Read more...

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Hype around Indian archery team justified: Team manager


July 20th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS) Team manager Paresh Mukherjee has said the hype around Indian archers was justified but the athletes should be reasonable with their expectations at the London ... Read more...

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Indian comedian makes Pakistanis laugh (Lead, Changing dateline)


July 18th, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, July 18 (IANS) Indian stand-up comedian Sanjay Rajoura had Pakistanis in splits as he cracked jokes on India's obsession with Sachin Tendulkar and how to win friendship of ... Read more...

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Indian comedian makes Pakistanis laugh


July 18th, 2012 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 18 (IANS) Indian stand-up comedian Sanjay Rajoura's performance was well-received in Karachi where he discussed striking a friendship with female students to India's obsession with Sachin Tendulkar.The ... Read more...

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IWPC condemns attack on Arunachal journalist


July 16th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The Indian Women's Press Corps (IWPC) Monday condemned the attack on editor Tonggam Rina, who was shot at outside her office in the Arunachal Pradesh ... Read more...

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‘Beyond my powers to probe Mukherjee’s signature’


July 11th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) The returning officer for the presidential poll said Wednesday it was beyond his powers to conduct a detailed probe into objections on UPA ... Read more...

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AITA defends Nasima’s appointment as women’s team manager


July 10th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The All India Tennis Association (AITA) Tuesday defended the selection of Nasima, Sania Mirza's mother, as the manager of the women's team for the 2012 ... Read more...

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Share your beauty tips, Vanya urges women (With Images)


July 3rd, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Miss India World 2012 Vanya Mishra, who is gearing up for the Miss World 2012 pageant, is urging Indian women to share their beauty secrets ... Read more...

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More Indian women marrying before turning 25: Survey


June 26th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) An increasing number of women across India are keen to tie the knot before they turn 25, and states like Kerala, Andhra Pradesh and Gujarat ... Read more...

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India bag women’s basketball title at Asian Beach Games


June 19th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Haiyang (China), June 19 (IANS) Indian women's basketball team Tuesday defeated hosts China to win the gold medal at the third Asian Beach Games here in east China's Shandong province.The ... Read more...

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Poor want ration, not cash: Activists


June 15th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) The government's plan to replace the public distribution system (PDS) with direct cash transfer into people's accounts under the proposed Food Security Bill is not ... Read more...

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India has more beauty queens than most countries: Diana


June 14th, 2012 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 14 (IANS) Former Miss World Diana Hayden believes that while India may not have won an international beauty pageant for 12 years now, we should be happy ... Read more...

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Waiting for evidence against Hafiz Saeed: Pakistani envoy


June 5th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Even as India says that fresh evidence has been given against Lashkar-e-Taiba founder Hafiz Saeed, the alleged mastermind of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack, Pakistani ... Read more...

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No delay in liberlising visa regime: Pakistani envoy


June 5th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Pakistani High Commissioner Shahid Malik Tuesday ruled out any delay in signing an agreement on liberalizing the sub-continental visa regime due to the suspension ... Read more...

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Kenyans sweep 10K Run


May 27th, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 27 (IANS) Geoffrey Kipsang and Helah Kiprop led a Kenyan sweep of the top three places in the overall men's and women's categories of the Tata Consultancy World ... Read more...

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