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It is easy to be seduced by India: Canadian envoy


August 14th, 2012 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) India is a festive happy place and it is easy to be seduced by it, Canada's High Commissioner Stewart Beck said here Tuesday at a ... Read more...

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Olympics: Van Rijsselberge surfs to sailing Gold


August 7th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Dorian van Rijsselberge of the Netherlands won the Olympic windsurfing medal race Tuesday, clinching the regatta gold he had already guaranteed in style.Van Rijsselberge coasted ... 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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Now, ‘Gattu’ going to Germany


June 25th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) If it's the time for short films-making-it-big, then director Rajan Khosa's film "Gattu" is making the most out of it. After travelling to various parts ... Read more...

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“Patang” is totally unique: Seema Biswas (Interview) (With Images)


June 15th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 15 (IANS) Acclaimed actor Seema Biswas of "Bandit Queen" and "Water" fame looks at Indian-American director Prashant Bhargava's award winning first feature film "Patang" (Kite) as ... Read more...

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What’be cheaper, dearer post Delhi budget


May 28th, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
The biggest relief in the Delhi budget for 2012-13, presented Monday by Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit was a reduction of Rs.1.26 per litre in petrol prices following a reduction in the ... Read more...

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Pakistani city bars kite flying


February 16th, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 16 (IANS) Pakistan's Peshawar city has banned the sale and flying of kites for a month -- because it is causing accidents.Peshawar official Siraj Ahmed Khan announced the ... Read more...

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Pakistani boy jailed for stealing kite released (Lead)


February 12th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 12 (IANS) A 14-year-old boy detained by Pakistani police on charges of stealing a kite, was released after he spent a night in jail.A sessions judge ordered the ... Read more...

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Pakistani boy jailed for stealing kite


February 12th, 2012 - 8:03 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 12 (IANS) Tearful pleas of a 14-year-old Pakistani boy for forgiveness fell on deaf years after a court handed him a prison sentence for stealing a kite."Please give ... Read more...

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Kite-chasing boy electrocuted


January 15th, 2012 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 15 (IANS) An 11-year old boy was electrocuted here Sunday when he came in contact with a high-tension electricity wire while chasing kites, police said.The overhead wire was ... Read more...

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Kite flying always excited me: Dilip Kumar (Movie Snippets)


January 15th, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) While the nation celebrated Makar Sankranti and Pongal Sunday, veteran actor Dilip Kumar recalled the time when he used to spend festive day flying ... Read more...

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Colourless Delhi skies on Independence Day


August 15th, 2011 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) The winds were there, yet Delhi skies were hardly kaleidoscopic with colourful kites as they often are on Independence Day, because sporadic rains played spoilsport ... Read more...

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Kate Hudson shows off her post-baby figure


July 20th, 2011 - 6:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Malibu, July 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Kate Hudson stood out to be photographed a couple of weeks after giving birth to her second child. The actress showed off her body to the ... Read more...

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Roses and more at Chandigarh festival


February 25th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 25 (IANS) If you want to be a 'rose prince' or a 'rose princess', come to the Rose Festival in Chandigarh that began Friday and which boasts of not ... Read more...

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Chandigarh to host Rose Festival


February 4th, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 4 (IANS) A three-day rose festival will be held at the Rose Garden here Feb 25-27, it was announced Friday.The 39th edition of the festival will also see concerts, musical ... Read more...

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Flying kites, feasting, Delhi celebrates Makar Sankranti


January 14th, 2011 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) Multicoloured kites dotted the skies Friday as kids cheered and clapped and sweet rewri was circulated in handfuls in celebration of the harvest festival of Makar Sankranti ... Read more...

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Bollywood wishes fans on Makar Sankranti


January 14th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) Be it Holi, Diwali or Makar Sankranti - the film fraterntiy makes it a point to wish its fans on every occasion. For Sankranti and Pongal, ... Read more...

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Sonam Kapoor donates ‘kind kites’ to school kids


January 13th, 2011 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) Actress Sonam Kapoor has donated special kites with regulation strings to school children and urged them never to use glass powder-coated manja (string) to fly kites.The actress ... Read more...

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Campaign launched to save birds from kite’s thread in Surat


January 1st, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by ANI
By DharmeshSurat, Jan.1 (ANI): A non-governmental organisation (NGO) launched an awareness campaign in Gujarat's Surat city to save birds that get killed by the kite threads during the Makar Sankranti, a festival ... Read more...

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Family pawns children for a loan


December 16th, 2010 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Sharat Pradhan Lucknow, Dec 16 (IANS) Poverty has driven a family in an Uttar Pradesh village to give away their three children in bondage against a loan of Rs.42,000.The children have to ... Read more...

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Jamia school students to spread message of peace


September 17th, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) To spread the message of peace, students of Jamia Millia Islamia's school here will hold a kite flying competition Sep 21, the UN International Day of Peace. "This ... Read more...

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Bird helpline launched ahead of Independence Day


August 10th, 2010 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) A bird helpline has been launched in the capital to provide quick treatment to thousands of birds who get injured every year after being hurt by glass-coated ... Read more...

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Delhi’s overhead power lines to go underground before Games


May 28th, 2010 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) Delhi's Planning and Urban Development Minister A.K. Walia Friday asked power companies to complete the work on conversion of overhead power lines into underground network by July ... Read more...

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Japan To Initiate Venus Investigation And Space Yacht


May 18th, 2010 - 7:17 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 18, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The Japanese nation on Monday was geared up to commence its initial Venus investigation on Tuesday. The investigation will be executed by a rocket that ... Read more...

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Solar Sail spacecraft can travel ten times faster than conventional rockets


May 18th, 2010 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 18 (ANI): Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) was set to launch its solar sail hybrid spacecraft which can not only negate the need for on board fuel, but also ... Read more...

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Flower show lures tourists to Chandigarh


February 28th, 2010 - 4:16 pm ICT by ANI
Chandigarh, Feb 28 (ANI): Scores of tourists and locals thronged the 38th edition of the three-day annual Rose Festival at Chandigarh.The rose festival, hosted by the Zakir Hussain Rose Garden, is ... Read more...

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Sankranti celebrated with gaiety in Andhra Pradesh


January 14th, 2010 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 14 (IANS) Sankranti, the colourful Telugu harvest festival, was celebrated with gaiety and traditional fervour across Andhra Pradesh Thursday. Towns and villages wore a festive look with colourful kites, rangolis, ... Read more...

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Animal rights group seeks curbs on kite-flying


December 24th, 2009 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) Thursday urged the Delhi Police Commissioner to emulate his Mumbai counterpart and prohibit the production and sale of glass-coated ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Timepass in ‘Lapataganj’


December 16th, 2009 - 7:48 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Sab TV's "Lapataganj' is teaching people lessons by weaving moral messages in the show and is also making them laugh with its comic acts. As we know that it's difficult to ... Read more...

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BJP will emerge from present crisis: RSS


August 30th, 2009 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) leaders met L.K. Advani here Sunday morning and said the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) would emerge out of the present turmoil following ... Read more...

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BJP says it will come out stronger from crisis


August 29th, 2009 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday said it will emerge stronger from the present turmoil. "We are confident the party will come out stronger from the present ... Read more...

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Yashwant prefers silence this time (Lead)


August 26th, 2009 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Yashwant Sinha, a former finance and foreign minister, Wednesday preferred to keep mum over the recent storm in the party ... Read more...

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Yashwant mum on furore in BJP


August 26th, 2009 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) A vocal advocate for transparency in the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), its leader Yashwant Sinha has so far preferred to keep quiet over the churning following ... Read more...

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BJP issues show-cause notice to Arun Shourie


August 25th, 2009 - 9:30 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.25 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party on Tuesday issued show-cause notice to its disgruntled leader Arun Shourie over his outburst against the party and its leadership in the media.BJP ... Read more...

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BJP leaders meet to discuss Shourie’s remarks


August 25th, 2009 - 3:47 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 25 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders met here today to discuss Arun Shourie's remarks against the party.Besides party president Rajnath Singh, party Vice President Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, ... Read more...

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