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Manmohan meets Rajapaksa, presses for fast-tracking Tamil solution (Second Lead)


September 20th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Bhopal, Sep 20 (IANS) India Thursday pressed Sri Lanka to speed up the process devolution of powers so that the Tamil citizens of the island nation can live in ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Adnan Sami lets the music play on 39th birthday!


August 23rd, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 23 (IANS) It was meant to be a formal dinner, but Adnan Sami's birthday party turned into a musical night with singers like Mika and Sunidhi Chauhan ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Freedom stalwart Lokmanya Tilak will be heard again


August 23rd, 2012 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Aug 23 (IANS) He was one of the stalwarts of the Indian freedom struggle and had given the ringing call: "Swaraj is my birthright, and I shall have it." ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

President Mukherjee hosts Iftar


August 17th, 2012 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Friday hosted an Iftar reception at Rashtrapati Bhavan that was attended by Congress chief Sonia Gandhi and senior BJP leader L.K. ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Kerala Travel Mart draws huge response


August 1st, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Aug 1 (IANS) The seventh edition of the Kerala Travel Mart (KTM) to be held here next month has received a huge response, a KTM official said Wednesday.The KTM ... Read more...

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Sethi, Advani to play invitational billiards


June 19th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 19 (IANS) Former World champions Geet Sethi and Pankaj Advani are among the 10 invited players who will participate in the ECA 14th G. Raman Nair handicap billiards ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Sonia defends PM, for unity in Congress (Lead)


June 4th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Monday defended Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, dubbing the recent attacks on him "unfortunate".At a meeting of the Congress Working Committee ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

CWC meet begins, economic situation on agenda


June 4th, 2012 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) The meeting of the Congress Working Committee (CWC), the apex decision-making body of the ruling party, began here Monday with the country's economic situation ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

CWC to meet Monday to bolster party’s fortunes


June 3rd, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) The ruling Congress' apex decision making body, the CWC, will meet Monday to deliberate challenges before it, as the UPA government led by it ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Prabhu Deva’s sons not allowed to party with SRK


May 30th, 2012 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 30 (IANS) As Akshay Kumar and Shah Rukh Khan partied the night away at Prabhu Deva's home in Chennai after Kolkata Knight Riders' (KKR) title win in ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

India to pitch for larger role at SCO summit


May 27th, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) India will pitch for a greater role in the six-nation Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) and an expanded partnership with it in stabilising Afghanistan when External ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Bollywood doesn’t reflect our country: Ashim Ahluwalia


April 23rd, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) Bollywood's mainstream entertainment doesn't entertain him. But showcasing the underbelly of the industry's sex and horror films of the 1980s through his film "Miss Lovely" has ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Show respect, regard to artists: Big B


March 24th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 24 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan says it upsets him when he sees people disrespect talent, especially at cultural performances."I see many a moment when the professionals play ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Rushdie session postponed (Lead)


March 16th, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Author Salman Rushdie's literary session at the India Today Conclave has been postponed by a day to Saturday following a sudden change in schedule, the ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Bigots hissed, but no stopping carnival of letters (Lit Fest Review)


January 25th, 2012 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 25 (IANS) The absent Salman Rusdhie may have stolen the headlines, but the five-day Jaipur Literary Festival will be remembered for its many incandescent moments when poetry intersected ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

INS Viraat team wins Western Fleet Regatta (With Images)


January 22nd, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 22 (IANS) Twelve teams representing Indian naval ships Sunday fought it out at for the top spot at the Western Fleet Pulling Regatta (WEFREG) with the team representing ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

On Sankranti, cockfights thrive in Andhra despite ban


January 15th, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 15 (IANS) For people in parts of Andhra Pradesh, Sankranti is incomplete without cockfights and, like in the past, a ban could not prevent them from betting crores ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Thousands barge into Auto Expo, lead to chaos


January 6th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) Chaos seemed to reign at the Auto Expo Friday as thousands of visitors thronged auto exhibitors' stalls at the Pragati Maidan, completely overrunning the venue, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

B-Town has gala time at Salman’s birthday bash


December 28th, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 28 (IANS) Salman Khan's 46th birthday turned out to be memorable for most celebrity invitees like his "Dabangg" co-star Sonu Sood and anchor Mini Mathur.Salman celebrated his ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Soni, Tewari in Congress’ Punjab election panel


November 17th, 2011 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni and party spokesperson Manish Tewari have been included in the Pradesh Election Committee constituted by Congress president Sonia ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Bedi to return excess airfare to Indore NGO


October 30th, 2011 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Oct 30 (IANS) A NGO in Madhya Pradesh's Indore city Sunday said that former Indian Police Service officer and Team Anna core committee member Kiran Bedi, who had charged ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Metro comes to Bangalore


October 20th, 2011 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 20 (IANS) The Metro rail chugged into the IT hub of Bangalore Thursday, promising the beginning of the end of the city's traffic woes and becoming a ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Congress appoints office bearers in Chhattisgarh


October 4th, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) The Congress Tuesday reconstituted its team of office bearers in Chhattisgarh, appointing seven vice-presidents, 11 general secretaries and naming party treasurer Motilal Vora and ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

NATO denies offering missile cooperation to India


September 30th, 2011 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Sep 30 (IANS) NATO chief Anders Fogh Rasmussen has denied recent media reports suggesting the 28-member Alliance offered India cooperation and sharing of technology in the field of missile ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Get exclusive designer wear under one roof


August 30th, 2011 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Do you want to replenish your wardrobe for the upcoming wedding and festival season? A two-day exhibition - The Dressing Room - which is coming ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Work on Smart City to begin next month: Chandy


August 21st, 2011 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 21 (IANS) Work on the much-delayed Kochi Smart City IT project will begin September-end, Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said Sunday.Speaking to IANS, Chandy said that he has ... Read more...

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President hosts Independence Day reception


August 15th, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Diplomats, politicians and ministers descended at the Rastrapati Bhavan Monday evening on a rain-soaked Independence Day for the At Home reception hosted by President ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Katrina hopes for ZNMD success for 27th birthday


July 11th, 2011 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Bollywood actress Katrina Kaif is expecting several gifts for her 27th birthday Saturday, but she says her day would be extra special if the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Aamir thanks Akshat, Abhinay for ‘Delhi Belly’ success


July 7th, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 7 (IANS) "Delhi Belly" has rocked the box office and an overhwlemd Aamir Khan, the producer of the adult comedy, gives maximum credit to writer Akshat Verma ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Cash strapped Sri Lanka board reduces budget for Australia’s tour


June 26th, 2011 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, June 26 (IANS) Cash-strapped Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has slashed its budget for Australia's tour in August-September, with the security bill being trimmed from $445,000 to just $81,000.Sri Lanka ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Bihar to check corruption in anganwadi centres


June 14th, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 14 (IANS) Bihar plans to conduct a social audit of the government-run anganwadi centres (AWC) to check complaints about corruption and to bring transparency in the functioning of ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Maharashtra’s ‘Mother of Orphans’ wins Woman Of The Year Award


June 4th, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, June 4 (IANS) Born as an unwanted child and bred in poverty and obscurity, eminent social worker Sindhutai Sapkal, who is known as the 'Mother of Orphans' in Maharashtra, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Russian cosmonaut to speak on 50 years of human space flight


June 3rd, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 3 (IANS) Russian cosmonaut Viktor Savinykh, who spent nearly 253 days in space in the 1980s, will visit Mumbai next week to speak on the 50th anniversary of ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Security situation uncertain, says navy chief


May 31st, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, May 31 (IANS) The security situation around the country is "fluid" and "uncertain", India's navy chief, Admiral Nirmal Verma, said Tuesday."The overall security scenario is uncertain and fluid, with ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Tibetan diaspora to meet ahead of Dalai Lama’s retirement


May 18th, 2011 - 11:00 am ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, May 18 (IANS) A grand congregation of exiled Tibetans will be held in this Himachal Pradesh town this weekend, ahead of the community giving its stamp of approval for ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

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