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Sparrow decline indicates serious environmental change: Experts


May 9th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) House sparrows are an indicator of the environmental health of an area, and their disappearance could be linked to a rise in infectious diseases and ... Read more...

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Genelia returns to small screen with ‘The Chosen One’


May 8th, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) Bollywood actress Genelia D'Souza, whose first brush with the small screen came with "Big Switch" in 2009, is set for her TV comeback. She will ... Read more...

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Be Bollywood’s ‘Chosen One’!


April 18th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) If you're interested to be an insider to Bollywood gossip, and to rub shoulders with the Who's Who of tinsel town, here's your chance - ... Read more...

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Maharashtra cotton farmers oppose new tax


March 31st, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Akola (Maharashtra), March 31 (IANS) Cotton farmers and widows of debt-laden peasants went on a day's hunger strike Saturday in different Maharashtra towns to protest the new five percent purchase ... Read more...

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Company razes ancient temple in Noida


January 29th, 2012 - 12:58 am ICT by IANS
Noida, Jan 28 (IANS) Officials of a construction company allegedly razed an ancient temple, situated along Noida-Greater Noida Expressway, after beating up the priests there late Friday, police said Saturday. ... Read more...

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Indian people are not adventurous: J.D. Majethia (Lead)


January 9th, 2012 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Well-known TV actor-producer J.D. Majethia, who is currently braving the hardships of hunger, discomfort, living in the open and much more in the reality show ... Read more...

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Indians not open to adventure, says Mathejia


January 9th, 2012 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Television actor-producer J.D. Mathejia, who is currently seen in the reality show "Survivor India", feels that Indian people are not adventurous and as a result, ... Read more...

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Now Payal Rohatgi is dating a wrestler


January 4th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) After making headlines for her romantic alliance with Rahul Mahajan on the reality show "Bigg Boss", actress Payal Rohatgi now reveals that she is dating ... Read more...

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‘A celebrity’s life is a vicious cycle’ (With Images)


November 29th, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) She almost gets into the shoes of a Bollywood celebrity's life when she takes their biggest fans on a day's tour for "Live My Life" ... Read more...

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Delhi to construct Rs.3,100 crore industrial hub


November 22nd, 2011 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) The Delhi government will set up a Rs.3,100 crore multi-level manufacturing hub to encourage non-polluting small and medium industries in the capital, Delhi Industries Minister ... Read more...

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Talks stuck on three issues, Hazare to continue fast


August 24th, 2011 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Talks between the government and Team Anna continued to be hindered by three "sticking issues" Wednesday, when Anna Hazare's fast for a strong Lokpal bill ... Read more...

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All-party meet to consider new Lokpal draft


August 24th, 2011 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) A new draft of the Lokpal bill will be circulated at the all-party meeting to be held here Wednesday afternoon, sources said. Finance Minister Pranab ... Read more...

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Girl dies after falling off from train


July 30th, 2011 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) A 14-year-old girl died after falling off a moving train in north Delhi, police said Saturday."Monica, resident of Sonepat in Haryana, was killed after she ... Read more...

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Blueline buses with permits continue to ply on Delhi roads


February 1st, 2011 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) A day after the Delhi High Court gave relief to over 300 Blueline buses with valid permits, the privately-owned buses continued their journey on the capital's roads ... Read more...

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It’s adieu to 1,600 Blueline buses in Delhi


October 28th, 2010 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) With a government notification coming into effect Thursday, 1,600 privately run Blueline buses went off the capital's roads. While many commuters have welcomed the decision, others are ... Read more...

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End of road for 1,600 Blueline buses from Thursday


October 27th, 2010 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) The 1,600-odd Blueline buses will become a part of history with a notification to do away with the private bus service, blamed for deaths of hundreds on ... Read more...

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Blueline buses to be back on Delhi roads Monday


October 15th, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The 1,600 Blueline buses that were taken off the roads leading up to the Commonwealth Games venues will make a comeback Monday."The buses will be back Monday. ... Read more...

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Games leave many bus owners, staff fuming


September 28th, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Thousands of drivers, conductors and others rendered workless are fuming over a government fiat to keep hundreds of private buses off Delhi's roads until the end of ... Read more...

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Village head among two killed by Maoists in Orissa


September 20th, 2010 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 20 (IANS) Two people including a "sarpanch" (village council head) were killed Monday by Maoists in Orissa's Koraput district, police said. Another person sustained serious injuries. A group of four Maoist ... Read more...

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Central team arrives to probe Lucknow immunisation deaths


August 23rd, 2010 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 22 (IANS) A high-level team from the central health ministry reached Lucknow Sunday to probe the deaths of four infants within minutes of receiving routine immunisation shots in three ... Read more...

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The books that Bollywood celebs love


August 20th, 2010 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Ruchika Kher Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) If you thought Bollywood celebrities only read scripts, here is a surprise. From fiction to philosophy to thrillers to romances, they love reading books and ... Read more...

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The Screening Of Help


August 14th, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 14, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): This horror flick Help starring Bobby Deol and Mugdha Godse was released on August 13. However, Bobby Deol, the hero of the film wasn't able ... Read more...

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Videocon launches nine more mobile handsets


March 17th, 2010 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) Electronics major Videocon Wednesday launched nine more handsets, including a triple SIM CDMA phone, thus enhancing its current offering from 12 handsets to 21. Other key highlights of ... Read more...

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Former royalty follow their hearts into new domains (IANS Feature, With Image)


March 15th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Once the leaders of the people, many of the erstwhile Indian royalty who lost their standing post independence have now become followers of their hearts ... Read more...

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Not Khan, it’s Abhishek Bachchan to endorse Videocon D2H


March 9th, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
March 9, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): While the masses were guessing that the brand ambassador to endorse the Videocon D2H service might be the remaining Khan (read: Salman) from Bollywood town, the ... Read more...

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Plea to cancel Shiromani Akali Dal’s registration


February 27th, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has sought the response of the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) and the Election Commission of India on a plea seeking the party's de-registration ... Read more...

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Kick boxing gains popularity among girls in Punjab


December 12th, 2009 - 7:11 pm ICT by ANI
By Avtar GillAbohar (Punjab), Dec 12(ANI): Girls in Punjab's Abohar city are practicing hard for a career in kickboxing, a sport which is gaining popularity in rural areas, as girls take to ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Red Ribbon Express to create awareness on swine flu


December 2nd, 2009 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) The Red Ribbon Express which has started its AIDS awareness journey has a special mandate this time - it will also mobilise mass awareness about swine flu, ... Read more...

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36 percent polling in Haryana till 1 p.m., poll agent killed (Second Lead)


October 13th, 2009 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 13 (IANS) Amid stray incidents of violence, including a poll agent being killed, over 36 percent of Haryana's 13 million electorate cast their votes in the first six hours of ... Read more...

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Deepshikha’s starry-eyed Birthday surprise


August 22nd, 2009 - 8:31 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
The Stardust Bar at Grand Hotel in Malad was one Star-studded affair It was Deepshikha's birthday and she brought in her special day with family and friends. Interestingly she shared her birthday ... Read more...

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Chandigarh police seize fake currency worth Rs four lakh


August 3rd, 2009 - 12:01 am ICT by ANI
Chandigarh, Aug 2(ANI): Chandigarh police on Sunday arrested a woman in possession of counterfeit currency worth Rs four lakh in Punjab.Police detained Savinder Kaur, who is suspected to be an ISI ... Read more...

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Political parties are not covered under RTI, says CIC


July 31st, 2009 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 31(ANI): The Central Information Commission (CIC) has ruled that political parties are not covered under the Right to Information (RTI) Act.Dismissing a petition filed by an RTI applicant, Balwant ... Read more...

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Punjab Police arrest three men for kidnapping (Lead)


May 21st, 2009 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Zirakpur (Punjab), May 21 (IANS) The Punjab Police Thursday arrested three men who abducted a young couple on the Chandigarh-Delhi highway early morning. While the husband was freed by the kidnappers, the ... Read more...

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Couple kidnapped from Chandigarh-Delhi highway


May 21st, 2009 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Zirakpur (Punjab), May 21 (IANS) A young married couple was kidnapped by three armed men on the Chandigarh-Delhi highway Thursday, police said. While the husband was freed by the kidnappers, the wife ... Read more...

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Seven accused of killing Kashmir varsity vice chancellor acquitted


April 20th, 2009 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 20 (IANS) A Terrorism and Disruptive Activities (TADA) court here Monday acquitted seven men accused of kidnapping and killing the then Kashmir University Vice Chancellor Mushir-ul-Haq, his private secretary and ... Read more...

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