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Trinamool takes ‘painful’ decision to back Pranab (Roundup)


July 17th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 17 (IANS) In a U-turn, Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee Tuesday said her party will vote for UPA's Pranab Mukherjee in Thursday's presidential battle. She called the ... Read more...

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Mukherjee will now win by bigger margin, says Congress


July 17th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) The Congress Tuesday welcomed Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee's announcement about her party's support to UPA candidate Pranab Mukherjee in the presidential election and ... Read more...

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Trinamool to vote for Pranab Mukherjee (Lead)


July 17th, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 17 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress will vote for UPA candidate Pranab Mukherjee in the July 19 presidential poll, party chief and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee ... Read more...

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Indian film industry ignores children: Nandita Das (Interview)


July 9th, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 9 (IANS) Are you keen to take your young one to see a children's film and are finding your choices limited? That is because, says actress Nandita Das, ... Read more...

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Biography, Middle-East & Kalam on book shelf (IANS Books this Week)


July 7th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) The book cart this week is rejuvenating and serious. Flip through with IANS...1.Book: "Nani A. Palkiwala: A Life"; Written by M.V. Kamath; Published by ... Read more...

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Left intellectual questions call for consensus on Pranab


June 20th, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 20 (IANS) Questioning the Congress' clarion call seeking support for its presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee, leading Left intellectual Ashok Mitra Wednesday took potshots at the finance minister, ... Read more...

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Global exposure has made Gulshan Grover more confident


June 15th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) Actor Gulshan Grover, who has featured in over 400 films so far, says that exposure to international cinema has helped him hone his skills."I believe that ... Read more...

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Senior cop dies in Peshawar suicide blast (Lead)


March 15th, 2012 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 15 (IANS) A senior police official was killed Thursday when a suicide bomber targeted his car while he was on his way to work in Peshawar city, a ... Read more...

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Bangladesh approves anti-human trafficking law


December 12th, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Dec 12 (IANS) The Bangladeshi cabinet Monday approved a new anti-human trafficking law which includes a provision for death penalty for traffickers.The approval came at the regular cabinet ... Read more...

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India’s biggest ever children’s film festival gets underway


November 15th, 2011 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 14 (IANS) Children's cinema got a big boost Monday with the nation's largest ever and one of the world's biggest children's film festival, 'The Golden Elephant' 17th International ... Read more...

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Malaysian Tunku Imran is Commonwealth Games Federation’s new president


November 12th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Basseterre (St. Kitts), Nov 12 (IANS/CMC) Malaysian HRH Tunku Imran has been elected the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) president following the retirement of long-serving Jamaican Mike Fennell earlier this year. Imran, ... Read more...

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Gulshan Grover named best actor at Houston fest


September 26th, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Bollywood 'baddie' Gulshan Grover has won the best actor award for playing a holy man in Hollywood movie "Desperate Endeavors" at the Indian Film Festival ... Read more...

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Religious brotherhood: Muslims craft ‘kanwars’ for Hindu pilgrims (Feature)(With Image)


August 13th, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Sultanganj, Aug 13 (IANS) Tens of thousands of Hindu pilgrims are seen slinging these wooden structures, called 'kanwars', across their shoulders at this time of the year in an act of ... Read more...

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Sufi singer Zila Khan to perform at Jamia


February 7th, 2011 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) The Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) campus will reverberate with melodious Sufi songs Tuesday when the varsity is organising an evening of 'Sufiana Kalam' by Ustad Zila Khan."The ... Read more...

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Carribean director’s heart still goes ‘dhak dhak’ for Madhuri


November 30th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 30 (IANS) He's from far away Guadeloupe in the Carribean and even more than a decade after Madhuri Dixit's marriage, director Christian Lara's heart continues to beat for the Bollywood ... Read more...

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Youth readership survey to be unveiled Thursday


November 10th, 2010 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) Findings from a nationwide survey on the reading habits of the youth will be unveiled Thursday on the occasion of National Education Day, a statement issued Wednesday ... Read more...

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Bangladesh To Conduct Uttam Kumar Retrospective From July 23


July 19th, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 19, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Bangladesh is going to have a three day retrospective show on Bengali legendary actor Uttam Kumar, which will take place at the main auditorium of the ... Read more...

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Four ‘US spies’ killed in Pakistan


April 23rd, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Peshawar, April 23 (IANS) Militants in Pakistan beheaded two men, shot dead two others and dumped their bodies on the road on suspicion they were spying for the US, officials said Friday. The ... Read more...

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Dhaka, Delhi get moving on power grid connectivity


February 19th, 2010 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 19 (IANS) The Bangladesh government will invite tenders this month for installation of a transmission line that will be connected to the power grid of India to facilitate the ... Read more...

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Pakistani Sufi musician Sain Zahoor says his music is God’s gift


December 3rd, 2009 - 6:55 pm ICT by ANI
By Sawinder SinghAmritsar, Dec.3 (ANI): Sain Zahoor is a leading Sufi musician of Pakistan, who has spent his life singing in shrines. From making a nervous beginning in his career to achieving ... Read more...

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Migrant labourer killed in Manipur


November 10th, 2009 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, Nov 10 (ANI): Shankar Sahu, a migrant labourer working in Manipur was shot by unidentified people here on Monday.This is the third attack on migrants in the state since October ... Read more...

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Detaining SRK at US airport not justified: Ambika Soni


August 15th, 2009 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni Saturday reacted angrily to Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan being detained at a US airport, saying it was not justified. ... Read more...

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Swat tribesmen turning the tables on the Taliban


August 10th, 2009 - 10:48 am ICT by ANI
Lahore, Aug.10 (ANI): Residents of Mingora, one of the main cities of the Swat Valley in Pakistan, have long been used to seeing bullet-riddled bodies dumped on the streets.But now, ... Read more...

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Civic body chief in Bangladesh rapes minor, pays small fine


August 3rd, 2009 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Aug 3 (IANS) The acting mayor of a town in Bangladesh who raped his minor maid servant has got away by paying a fine of Taka 40,000 ($575) fixed by influential ... Read more...

Posted in World |

G V Prakash to compose for Bollywood films


July 13th, 2009 - 3:19 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Talented music director G V Prakash is all set to make his name in Hindi film industry too.The director who is currently busy composing music for Tamil flicks Angaadi Theru, Madrasapattinam and ... Read more...

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Now, Taliban heading towards NWFP’s Kalam Valley


April 27th, 2009 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr.27 (ANI): Heavily armed Taliban fighters are now reportedly moving towards the Kalam Valley in the upper reaches of the Swat River in Swat in the North-West Frontier Province (NWFP).According ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Relevance of Bhagat Singh in modern India


March 27th, 2009 - 12:09 am ICT by admin
By Shobha ShuklaThe Kalam Vichar Manch ( thinkers’ association) recently organized a thought provoking seminar to commemorate the death anniversary of freedom fighter Shaheed Bhagat Singh, who was ‘hanged to death’ on ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Osama bin Laden could be in Pak trekker paradise Chitral: US


March 15th, 2009 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar.15 (ANI): New investigation undertaken by a New York-based daily reveals that Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden could be ensconced in Pakistans trekker paradise of Chitral. The area has been ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Book captures everyday art by rural Indian women (With Images)


February 28th, 2009 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Pushpa is a sweeper at the international airport in Mumbai, sweating it out for eight hours a day to fend for her family of three. But when ... Read more...

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150,000 emergencies handled by Gujarat’s ‘108′ project


August 29th, 2008 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Aug 29 (IANS) If you are in Gujarat and face an emergency, just dial the toll-free number `108' and experts will rush to your help. At least 150,000 emergencies have been ... Read more...

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Hope floats on boat clinics for people of Brahmaputra


May 29th, 2008 - 11:03 am ICT by admin
By Sanjoy Hazarika (Attn Editors: This is the third and final piece in the series of three articles by Sanjoy Hazarika, a former New York Times reporter who now works on development issues ... Read more...

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Kalam advocates region-oriented approach to development in federal set-ups


November 14th, 2007 - 8:36 am ICT by admin
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