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Strike in India’s oldest women’s college


July 13th, 2012 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 13 (IANS) The entire teaching and administrative faculty of St. Bede's, the country's oldest all-women college in the Himachal Pradesh capital, have gone on strike over reduction ... Read more...

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For children, by children… diyas that shine brighter


October 25th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Lit up by decorative diyas made by children, the congested bylanes of the Bapu Dham slum in south Delhi glow with an added shine this ... Read more...

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Tennis nationals: Vishnu, Prerna lead men’s and women’s field


October 9th, 2011 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) Vishnu Vardhan and Yuki Bhambri have got top billing in the men's singles while Prerna Bhambri will spearhead the challenge in the women's ... Read more...

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Opposition says PM speech unimpressive (Lead)


August 15th, 2011 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Opposition parties slammed Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's Independence Day speech as unimpressive while some political observers said the address laid adequate emphasis on the ... Read more...

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Prerna Bhambri clinches maiden ITF women’s title


June 25th, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) India's Prerna Bhambri clinched her maiden ITF women's title with an emphatic 6-2, 6-3 victory over top seed Keren Shlomo of Israel in the $10,000 ... Read more...

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Prerna bows out of Delhi ITF


May 13th, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) An off-colour Prerna Bhambri failed to get the measure of Japanese Misa Kinoshita and went down 2-6, 2-6 in the semifinals of the $10,000 ITF ... Read more...

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Prerna, Ankita only Indians to advance to quarterfinals


May 11th, 2011 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) India's Prerna Bhambri overcame Ratnika Batra in a closely-fought three-setter to storm into the quarterfinals on a day when Oman's top seed Fatma Al Nabhani ... Read more...

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Virtual world voices outrage over Delhi girl’s murder


March 10th, 2011 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) The outrage over 20-year-old Delhi University student Radhika Tanwar's murder spread to virtual platforms and social networking sites Thursday as bloggers and netizens vented ... Read more...

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Italian town prohibits use of blasphemous phrases


February 12th, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Brignano Gera d'Adda (Italy), Feb 12 (IANS/AKI) The northern Italy town of Brignano Gera d'Adda has approved a measure that bans the use of blasphemous words and phrases from public and business ... Read more...

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Christmas carols, cakes and gifts, it’s merrymaking in Delhi!


December 25th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 25 (IANS) Soaking in the festive spirit while wrapped in layers of clothing, Delhiites Saturday visited various decked up churches, sang carols, exchanged presents and gorged on fruit plum ... Read more...

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Protests over sealing of hall in prestigious Agra convent


September 3rd, 2010 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Sep 3 (IANS) Teachers, students, parents and even the city mayor are up in arms over the Agra Development Authority's (ADA) move to seal the hall of a prestigious convent school ... Read more...

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A thousand hands to save Yamuna in Taj city (March 22 is World Water Day)


March 22nd, 2010 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, March 22 (IANS) As the world marks the World Water Day Monday to raise awareness about this basic natural resource essential for life, volunteers here have cleaned up the banks of ... Read more...

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Women in Delhi form human chain against injustices


March 8th, 2010 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) Nearly 400 women from all walks of life came together to form a human chain here Monday - the 100th International Women's Day - to pledge their ... Read more...

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Musicians like Sir Paul McCartney should retire at 40: Alan McGee


January 30th, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 30 (ANI): Musician Alan McGee says that rock stars like Sir Paul McCartney should retire at 40."Music should be like football," the Telegraph quoted him as saying."Once you turn ... Read more...

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Delhi Archdiocese offers to set up schools in Delhi, Haryana


November 20th, 2009 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) The Archdiocese of Delhi Friday said it would like to partner with the Delhi and Haryana governments to develop schools that would provide affordable education as access ... Read more...

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Dan Brown says he would jump on a plane if invited to meet the Pope


October 25th, 2009 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 25 (ANI): Author Dan Brown has said that he has no problems meeting the Pope, even though he has been hugely criticized by the Vatican for his controversial works.The writer ... Read more...

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Karnataka Government orders CoD probe into church attack


September 11th, 2009 - 7:14 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Sep 11 (ANI): The Karnataka Government on Friday, announced that it will hand over the investigation of an attack on a church to the state's Cops of Detective (CoD).Addressing the State ... Read more...

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Family, peer pressure pushing up adolescent suicides, say experts


August 30th, 2009 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) An exaggerated importance to brands, pressure to perform and peer pressure have pushed up suicide rate amongst adolescents today - a case in point being the 19-year-old ... Read more...

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People in Delhi voted for Manmohan, Sheila Dikshit


May 17th, 2009 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) The 7-0 whitewash in Delhi, within six months of the convincing win of the Congress in the assembly elections, was in large measure an affirmation of ... Read more...

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Court notice to DU on teachers’ appointment


January 27th, 2009 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) The Delhi High Court issued a notice to Delhi University (DU) for appointment of teachers under the unreserved category after a teacher approached the court for staying ... Read more...

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Protest in Delhi over violence against Christians


September 26th, 2008 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) A collage of faces - young students, leaders of religious minorities, Christian priests, nuns and others - gathered at the Jantar Mantar in the heart of the ... Read more...

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Delhi schoolgirl golfer Lavery tops


August 29th, 2008 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 29 (IANS) Lavery Kumar, the schoolgirl from Delhi, despite going astray in the final round, clinched the Open title in the Gold division of the Madras Ladies Golf championship, the ... Read more...

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Scarlett Johansson set to release debut album in May


January 25th, 2008 - 3:29 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 25 (ANI): After making a mark on the big screen, Scarlett Johansson is set to take on the music world as well by releasing her debut album, Anywhere I Lay ... Read more...

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Benazir Bhutto’s profile


December 27th, 2007 - 8:58 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Dec.27 (ANI): Benazir Bhutto, who was assassinated on Thursday afternoon in Rawalpindis Liaquat Bagh area, was fifty-four. Born on June 21, 1953, Bhutto was the first woman Prime Minister elected to ... Read more...

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