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Artists, buyers fondly remember Husain a year after his death (With image)

June 9th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) Maqbool Fida Husain, the "Picasso" of Indian art, ended his run as an iconic artist at the age of 95 in London a year ago ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Tagore reinterpreted at NSD’s Bharat Rang Mahotsav

January 3rd, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) A panorama of 17 contemporary plays interpreting Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore's literature will turn the spotlight on the poet's legacy on his 150th birth anniversary ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Varanasi blast: UAE-based Indian Mujahideen module responsible (Lead)

December 9th, 2010 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 9 (IANS) While Uttar Pradesh Police are yet to make any breakthrough in Tuesday's Varanasi blast, intelligence agencies said they have traced the roots of the conspiracy to an Indian ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Spanish friend to depose in Scarlett rape case

April 2nd, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 2 (IANS) Slain British teenager Scarlett Keeling's Spanish girl-friend and her mother Fiona Mackeown will depose as part of a second batch of witnesses compiled by the Central Bureau of ... Read more...

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Mini Pravasi Bhartiya Divas concludes in Hague

September 24th, 2009 - 6:48 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 24 (ANI): The third regional Mini-Pravasi Bharatiya Divas which was held in Hague to bring together members of the Indian Diaspora in Europe at a common platform to discuss ... Read more...

Posted in National |

India for continuing international focus on Afghanistan’s rehabilitation: Krishna

July 2nd, 2009 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 1 (ANI): India favours greater and continuing international focus and attention on developmental and security issues concerning Afghanistan and its neighbours, saying this is necessary and would be ... Read more...

Posted in National |

No question of military involvement in Afghanistan: India

July 1st, 2009 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) India Wednesday ruled out any military involvement in Afghanistan and underlined the need for greater international cooperation in restoring stability to the violence-torn country. "Nobody has ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Miss Tibet-2009 enters its second day

June 7th, 2009 - 6:42 pm ICT by ANI
Dharamsala, June 7 (ANI): On the second day of Miss Tibet-2009 beauty pageant, the contestants presented their performing arts skills.The eight edition of Miss Tibet-2009 beauty pageant began here with just four ... Read more...

Posted in National |

US-China climate change deal in the works: report

May 19th, 2009 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 19 (IANS) A US-China deal on climate change could be reached in autumn this year after secret back-channel meetings in the closing months of the Bush administration, a newspaper reported ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘Slumdog …’ honours shaped by recent circumstances

January 14th, 2009 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, Jan 14 (IANS) The four-for-four triumph of Danny Boyle's "Slumdog Millionaire" at the Golden Globe awards is as much a result of the film's intrinsic merit as it is shaped by ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Welspun India spins off wings into separate firms

September 16th, 2008 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Home furnishings and textiles maker, Welspun India, part of the $3-billion diversified Welspun Group, Tuesday announced the de-merger of two divisions - distribution and marketing, and investment ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

No quick way to wipe out militancy along Pak-Afghan border: UK envoy

September 9th, 2008 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington , Sep 9 (ANI): There is no quick way to wiping out militancy along the Pakistan-Afghanistan border areas, British envoy Rory Stewart has said.Stewart, who is an expert on ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Few Chinese presidents ever visited Tibet in five decades

July 20th, 2008 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
By Pranay Sharma Beijing, July 20 (IANS) Tibet may well be an "inalienable" part of the People's Republic of China, but few Chinese presidents or its paramount leaders have ever visited the region ... Read more...

Posted in World |