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Khajuraho to get train from Thursday


March 15th, 2012 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, March 15 (IANS) Khajuraho, known for medieval Hindu and Jain temples with erotic sculptures, will finally come on the railway map Thursday.The Udaipur-Gwalior Express has been extended to Khajuraho, ... Read more...

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Molested French tourist escapes


January 4th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 4 (IANS) A French tourist who was molested by a hotel owner and two employees in Khajuraho on New Year eve escaped from their clutches Tuesday, police ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh joins to protest Anna’s arrest


August 16th, 2011 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Aug 16 (IANS) Social activists, students from schools and colleges, women and non-resident Indians (NRI) in Madhya Pradesh came out on roads Tuesday morning after activist Anna Hazare ... Read more...

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Taj Mahal rakes in Rs.19 crore revenue from ticket sales


July 28th, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) The seventh wonder of the world, the Taj Mahal, is the top draw in terms of tourism revenue, logging a gate entry income of Rs.19,89,49,560 ... Read more...

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Actor Karan Singh set to host ‘Perfect Couple’


May 18th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) After "Dill Mill Gayye", small screen heartthrob Karan Singh Grover is set to host reality show "Perfect Couple".The Channel V show, which goes on air ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh plans airport in Jhansi


April 1st, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 1 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh has prepared a blue print to expand and develop Jhansi airport to open up the backward Bundelkhand, a region straddling both Uttar Pradesh and ... Read more...

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Deposed Nepal king heads for India again


March 10th, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, March 10 (IANS) Nepal's deposed king Gyanendra Bir Bikram Shah is leaving for India Thursday to attend a family wedding, making it the second visit to the neighbouring country ... Read more...

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Train to Khajuraho and more: Rail budget brings cheer to Agra


February 26th, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Feb 26 (IANS) At last tourists from Agra will now be able to take a train to Khajuraho, the historic heritage city in Madhya Pradesh. According to the new railway ... Read more...

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Chauhan slams Omar, Arundhati for questioning status of J-K


January 13th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by ANI
Khajuraho, Jan 13 (ANI): Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan on Thursday said Chief Minister Omar Abdullah and noted writer Arundhati Roy should be prosecuted for questioning the status of ... Read more...

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Now Police Refuses Protection For ‘Dunno Y, Na Jaane Kyun’ During Diwali!


November 8th, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 8, 2010 (Showbiz PR Wire): Considered as India’s Brokeback bromance, DUNNO Y, Na Janne Kyun, a mainstream film on a Gay relationship, is finding it tough to negotiate hard line attitude towards the film, ... Read more...

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Gypsy travels: Caravan tourism arrives in India


August 7th, 2010 - 11:06 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi/Khajuraho, Aug 7 (IANS) A seven-seater caravan carrying a family of four from Britain cruises along on a single lane between Orchha and Khajuraho in Madhya Pradesh. The ... Read more...

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Jaipur’s Jantar Mantar now a world heritage site


August 4th, 2010 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) India has added the 18th century Jantar Mantar in Jaipur to its list of UNESCO's World Heritage sites July 31 after winning a bid in the race ... Read more...

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Heat wave continues to grip India (Roundup)


May 27th, 2010 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) India continued to singe without respite from an unprecedented heat wave - said to be the worst in decades - with the temperature touching a burning 50 ... Read more...

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12 peacocks die due to heat wave


April 28th, 2010 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, April 28 (IANS) The severe heat wave has claimed the lives of about a dozen peacocks in Madhya Pradesh's Morena district, forest officials said Wednesday."The carcasses of peacocks were found Tuesday ... Read more...

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‘Godman’ creates bomb scare on Khajuraho flight


April 11th, 2010 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 11 (IANS) A self-styled 'godman' was arrested Sunday for allegedly threatening to blow up a Khajuraho-bound Jet Airways flight from Delhi after he got into a scuffle with a foreigner, ... Read more...

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Maharajas’ Express chugs out from Kolkata


March 21st, 2010 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 20 (IANS) Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday night flagged off the Kolkata-Delhi luxury tourist train Maharajas' Express from here. The train is the latest offering from the railways on the ... Read more...

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Probe launched into trolley hitting PM’s aircraft


December 17th, 2009 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) The aviation regulator, Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), and national flagship carrier Air India have initiated an inquiry into a food trolley hitting Prime Minister ... Read more...

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Praful Patel orders high-level inquiry into PM’s aircraft damage


December 17th, 2009 - 6:57 pm ICT by ANI
By Ashok DixitNew Delhi, Dec 17(ANI): Minister of State for Civil Aviation (Independent Charge) Praful Patel on Thursday said that a person has been suspended and a high level inquiry has ... Read more...

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Blood signature campaign for Bundelkhand


December 17th, 2009 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 17 (IANS) A regional party, campaigning for a Bundelkhand state out of districts of Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh, Thursday announced that it would start a blood signature campaign for ... Read more...

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Bundelkhand group to launch agitation for statehood


December 14th, 2009 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 14 (IANS) After Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati said she was in favour of statehood for Bundelkhand, an organisation from the backward region that straddles Uttar Pradesh and Madhya ... Read more...

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Heavy rain disrupts life in Madhya Pradesh


September 10th, 2009 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Sep 10 (IANS) Normal life in several towns and cities of Madhya Pradesh was disrupted Thursday due to incessant rains in the last 24 hours. "The state has been receiving heavy rains ... Read more...

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Last Nepal king plans further India visit


August 4th, 2009 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Aug 4 (IANS) For the second time this year, Nepal's last king Gyanendra Bir Bikram Shah is planning a visit to India, this time to attend not one but ... Read more...

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Scientists laud IAF efforts on eclipse study


July 22nd, 2009 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 22(ANI): Scientist across the country on Wednesday applauded the Indian Air Force for successfully undertaking aerial sorties to help scientists undertake the study of the total solar eclipse that ... Read more...

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Two air force planes film total solar eclipse


July 22nd, 2009 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, July 22 (IANS) An AN-32 transport aircraft and a Mirage-2000 trainer of the Indian Air Force (IAF) Wednesday successfully chased the sun's shadow to film the total solar eclipse, the longest ... Read more...

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French or Spanish, Khajuraho cops speak it all (With Image)


June 10th, 2009 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Deepak Upadhyay Khajuraho (Madhya Pradesh), June 10 (IANS) Policemen in this village known for its erotic temple sculptures are hard at work - learning English, Spanish, French, Italian and more. So the ... Read more...

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1,473 voters in Madhya Pradesh reject all candidates (Lead)


April 25th, 2009 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, April 25 (IANS) A total of 1,473 voters in Madhya Pradesh trooped out of polling centres Thursday without voting because they did not find a suitable candidate to support, an official ... Read more...

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199 candidates for first phase of polls in Madhya Pradesh


April 9th, 2009 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
Bhopal, April 9 (IANS) A total of 199 candidates will slug it out in the first round of elections to 13 Lok Sabha seats in Madhya Pradesh April 23, poll officials said ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh Congress grapples with enemy within


April 2nd, 2009 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, April 2 (IANS) Infighting is posing a big problem for the Congress in Madhya Pradesh, with its official candidates in at least 12 parliamentary seats facing stiff opposition from local party ... Read more...

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Poll picks ‘Seven Wonders of India’


March 31st, 2009 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) The Sun Temple, Meenakshi Temple, Khajuraho, Red Fort, Jaisalmer Fort, Nalanda university and the Dholavira site were Monday named the 'Seven Wonders of India' after a nationwide ... Read more...

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Chinese tourists visiting Khajuraho robbed by guide


January 22nd, 2009 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 22 (IANS) Six Chinese women visiting Khajuraho and Panna National Park were robbed by their guide during their stay at a hotel in Chhatarpur district of Madhya Pradesh, police said ... Read more...

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Rape victim’s testimony needs no corroboration: Supreme Court


July 15th, 2008 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) In a significant ruling, the Supreme Court Tuesday held that a rape victim's testimony in a court about the crime needs no corroboration to convict the accused. ... Read more...

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Government to spend Rs.8.5 bn on Madhya Pradesh airports


June 27th, 2008 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, June 27 (IANS) The central government will spend Rs.8.5 billion ($202 million) on the expansion of airports and extension of air services in Madhya Pradesh, Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel said ... Read more...

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Security tightened in Khajuraho after Jaipur blast


May 17th, 2008 - 4:07 pm ICT by admin
Jaipur, May 17 (ANI): Days after the serial blasts ripped through Jaipur, security has been beefed up in Khajuraho in Madhya Pradesh. Expecting heavy tourist inflow over the weekend, authorities have made ... Read more...

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Yoga guru Ramdev slams Bush


May 13th, 2008 - 11:09 pm ICT by admin
Khajuraho (Madhya Pradesh), May 13 (ANI): The U.S President George Bushs controversial remarks pointing out Indian and Chinese middle classs improved diets has led to global food crisis and inflation and ... Read more...

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Soaring mercury leaves millions sweating in North India


April 26th, 2008 - 10:34 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 26, (IANS) With the temperature crossing 40-degree in many parts of north and central India, people are running for shade, concerned about the conditions in the peak summer season ... Read more...

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