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New councillors vow to push Delhi’s development


April 17th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) They visited temples, distributed sweets and thanked their supporters for bringing them to power. The victorious candidates in the Delhi civic polls Tuesday seemed ... Read more...

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Pakistan fashion fraternity eyes franchises, collaborations in India


April 16th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Pakistan's fashion fraternity has welcomed India and Pakistan's decision to open more trade routes and hope to expand their reach by collaborating with Indian wholesalers, ... Read more...

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Now, Archana Kochhar designs for metrosexual men (With Image)


April 5th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) It seems like designing for men is the latest trend among female designers. Archana Kochhar is the latest to join the list, which aleady has ... Read more...

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Debt trap: Trinamool candidate in Goa in hiding


March 30th, 2012 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 30 (IANS) Hounded by creditors, a Trinamool Congress candidate who borrowed money to fund his campaign in the recently concluded Goa assembly elections is now in ... Read more...

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Four killed in Andhra fire mishap


March 29th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 29 (IANS) Four persons were killed in a blaze in Andhra Pradesh's West Godavari district Thursday, police said.A police official said a fire broke out and soon engulfed ... Read more...

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Caste-based religious leaders muddy BJP power struggle (Karnataka Newsletter)


March 25th, 2012 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 25 (IANS) An unseemly fallout of the continuing leadership tussle in Karnataka's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is the open involvement of several Hindu religious leaders backing ... Read more...

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485 ‘Mahatma Gandhi’ kids set world record


January 29th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 29 (IANS) Kolkata Sunday got a new entry into the Guinness World Records, with 485 children dressed as Mahatma Gandhi turning up for a peace walk, making it ... Read more...

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Oprah to don green Sabyasachi sari in Jaipur


January 20th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 20 (IANS) An apple green sari with an embroidered black choli is what celebrity talk show host Oprah Winfrey will wear to a dinner at the City ... Read more...

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Punjab poll have something ‘official’ about it!


January 20th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 20 (IANS) Elections to the 117 assembly seats in Punjab are not about political parties and politicians alone. The state's officialdom has got involved this time - not ... Read more...

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Ekmatra redefines khadi, opens second outlet


January 6th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) Ekmatra, a concept store that promotes hand spun fabrics, opens it's second outlet here. The high point of the store is its exclusive collection of ... Read more...

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Khadi, Gandhi topis at James Ferreira’s show


October 12th, 2011 - 3:10 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Having made the models dance on popular item song "Sheila ki jawaani" last time, designer James Ferreira this time chose patriotic songs at the Wills ... Read more...

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Traditional fabrics turn sensual in Tahiliani’s show


September 3rd, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) Designer Tarun Tahiliani's debut at the third edition of the Van Heusen India Men's Week (VHIMW) here showcased fabrics like malmal and khadi in a ... Read more...

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Ramesh wipes shoe with khadi garland, Congress fumes


July 26th, 2011 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh has stirred a controversy by wiping his shoe with a garland of spun cotton (khadi) given to him as ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa rehuffles cabinet, drops a minister


July 3rd, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 3 (IANS) Within one-and-a-half months of assuming office, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa Sunday effected the second reshuffle of her cabinet, dropping a minister, inducting a new one ... Read more...

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Meena couple begins hunger strike demanding compensation for tribals


April 12th, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by ANI
Jaipur, Apr 12 (ANI): Dausa MP and Meena community leader Kirori Lal Meena and his wife Golma Devi, who is the Minister of State for Khadi in the Ashok Gehlot Government, began ... Read more...

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RBI aims to improve banking system in Manipur


April 3rd, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, Apr 3 (ANI): The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) recently organized a financial outreach camp in Manipur to spread awareness about the benefits of banking service in remote areas of ... Read more...

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India-Pakistan duel: Tricolour makes brisk sales


March 29th, 2011 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 29 (IANS) To be waved across the stadium on each brilliant shot and every catch Indian players make, the tricolour is the cricket enthusiasts' best buy as the ... Read more...

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Why not marry in your mom’s wedding sari?


March 26th, 2011 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Around 36 percent of Indian women wear their wedding day ensemble only once. So it might be wise to dig out your mother's fabulous ... Read more...

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Stamp of khadi for philatelists at exhibition


February 12th, 2011 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) A postage stamp printed on khadi -- Gandhi's preferred fabric and symbol of swadeshi during the freedom movement -- and personal "my stamps" are highlights of ... Read more...

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Socialist thinker Surendra Mohan dies


December 17th, 2010 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) Veteran socialist thinker and former parliamentartian Surendra Mohan died here Friday. He was 84. Mohan died at his residence here, family sources said. He is ... Read more...

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PM condoles death of noted economist Dr. Lakshmi Chand Jain


November 15th, 2010 - 8:20 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 15 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh, has condoled the passing away of noted Gandhian and economist Dr. Lakshmi Chand Jain, who breathed his last on Sunday ... Read more...

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Gandhi and King - Obama’s tryst with two heroes in Mani Bhavan


November 3rd, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 3 (IANS) US President Barack Obama will retrace the footsteps of his "real hero" Mahatma Gandhi when he walks through the Mani Bhavan Gandhi Sangrahalaya, which was the Mumbai ... Read more...

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Solar ‘charkhas’ to produce ‘green clothes’


October 2nd, 2010 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 2 (IANS) The Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) is finalising a project to introduce solar "charkhas" (spinning wheels) across the country and produce "green clothes", a top official said ... Read more...

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Designers Abhishek, Soumitra go eco-friendly at LFW


September 17th, 2010 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) Their magic mantra was eco-friendly clothes. So, organic fabrics, dyes and handspun khadi with stylish western cuts were prominent in designers Abhishek Dutta and Soumitra Mondal's collection that ... Read more...

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Leading brands selling contaminated honey: Study


September 15th, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) A few leading Indian and foreign brands of honey have high levels of antibiotics, which could pose major health problems, the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) ... Read more...

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Indian Fashion Carnival postponed


September 4th, 2010 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 4 (IANS) The Indian Fashion Carnival, slated to be held in this West Bengal capital Sep 10-12, has been postponed indefinitely, organisers said Saturday. Mindscapes One, the organiser of the event, ... Read more...

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Spotlight on Khadi at Kolkata fashion carnival


September 1st, 2010 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 31 (IANS) Khadi and other natural fibres wil be the highlight of the three-day Indian Fashion Carnival here Sep 10-12 that will see designers like Bibi Russell, Zubair Kirmani, Vinit ... Read more...

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President Patil gives away national awards to MSMEs


August 31st, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 31 (ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patil on Tuesday gave away the National Awards to excellent performers among Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, primary co-operative societies and Apex Coir federation. ... Read more...

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Jairam Ramesh: India’s crusading green minister


August 24th, 2010 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Jairam Ramesh, India's green minister, has found new power in saying no to big industrialists and multi-million dollar projects if he thinks ecological balance is at ... Read more...

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Big B spins charkha at Sabarmati Ashram


August 17th, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Bollywood icon Amitabh Bachchan walked barefoot and spun the charkha (spinning wheel) at Mahatma Gandhi's Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad where he is shooting for the second ... 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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Anand Sharma calls for integration of rural areas


March 23rd, 2010 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 23 (ANI): Union Minister of Commerce and Industry Anand Sharma on Tuesday said that we have to integrate our rural areas with the economic processes that are transforming our ... Read more...

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Popular Malayali actor Mohanlal under fire


March 4th, 2010 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Trissur (Kerala), March 4 (IANS) For the second day running noted critic Sukumar Azhikode blasted Malayali actor Mohanlal for using his army uniform to endorse products such as jewellery and khadi. Sukumar ... Read more...

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Bangalore kids send 25-metre ‘green’ message to Copenhagen


December 14th, 2009 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 14 (IANS) "Go green, save planet Earth", "Save planet Earth before it's too late" are some of the appeals a group of Bangalore children has made on a 25-metre ... Read more...

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Smart clothes mark the new politician in Jharkhand


November 26th, 2009 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee Jamshedpur, Nov 26 (IANS) Younger politicians in Jharkhand are shedding khadi for denims and other forms of western wear while campaigning for the ongoing state assembly polls.Banna Gupta of ... Read more...

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