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American comedian talks of life with puppet act


February 5th, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) Social realities, tragedies, life's profound truths, cynicism, laughter, theatre and puppets made of objects daily used come together in leading American physical comedienne Hilary Chaplain's ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Islamabad residents say no to posters


August 16th, 2011 - 9:59 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 16 (IANS) Posters and flyers displaying information about upcoming events continue to be put up in the Pakistani capital. This has led to growing resentment among its citizens ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

42 killed in Uttar Pradesh storms, rains cool north India (Roundup)


May 21st, 2011 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) At least 42 people were killed and 50 others injured in thunderstorms and lightning that struck various parts of Uttar Pradesh early Saturday morning as ... Read more...

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Thunderstorms, lightning leave 42 dead in Uttar Pradesh (Lead)


May 21st, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 21 (IANS) At least 42 people were killed and 50 others were injured in thunderstorms and lightning that struck various parts of Uttar Pradesh early Saturday morning, an ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Sex trysts at Malaysia’s historic site


April 14th, 2011 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Malacca (Malaysia), April 14 (IANS) The hill-top church here that once housed the remains of 16th century Christian missionary St. Francis Xavier is now a place for sexual trysts and ... Read more...

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Magic makeover for Lucknow’s famed Hazratganj market


January 23rd, 2011 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
By Sharat Pradhan Lucknow, Jan 23 (IANS) Barely five months ago, when the idea of restoring the glory of Hazratganj was mooted on completion of 200 years of this historic city, no ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Mamata leads procession with bodies of Lalgarh victims


January 8th, 2011 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Lalgarh (West Bengal), Jan 8 (IANS) Black flags hung from trees, walls and lamp posts, people covered their faces with black cloth, and the air was heavy with the wailing of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

In Britain, you can be fined 1000 pounds for putting up posters


January 5th, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 5 (IANS) A pet owner in Britain has been warned by an environmental agency that he could be fined after he nailed missing cat posters in his neighbourhood trees.Mike Harding's ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

A Bollywood-PM combo in Malaysia (Malaysia diary)


October 27th, 2010 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Putrajaya, Oct 27 (IANS) "Jodha Akbar" and the sombre Prime Minister Manmohan Singh? An unlikely combination, you'd think. But the twain did meet at a slide show extolling the qualities of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Millions risk life by texting while walking


September 17th, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 17 (IANS) Millions of people are risking their lives by texting as they saunter along busy streets. One in 10 mobile phone users sustains injuries because they fail to notice objects, ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Texting while walking could put your life at risk


September 17th, 2010 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 17 (ANI): The next time you think of sending a text to a friend while walking, reconsider it. A scientist has warned that millions of people are putting their lives ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Shimla’s British era lamp posts to glow again


February 7th, 2010 - 9:18 am ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Shimla, Feb 7 (IANS) Once upon a time they used to light up this erstwhile summer capital. Shimla's British era lamp posts are set to be restored again, promising ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

MCD initiates poster-free day every month


December 2nd, 2009 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) In a bid to clean up the city before the Commonwealth Games, the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) Wednesday announced a poster-free day every month when teams ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

JNU students on hunger strike for better health facilities


September 19th, 2009 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Students of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) are on a hunger strike to press for better health facilities in the campus after a first year MCA student died ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Novel ideas to beat traffic woes


July 23rd, 2009 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 23 (ANI): Worsening traffic is making travelling by car an increasingly frustrating and unpleasant experience. Therefore, companies around the world are working towards a new generation of monitoring and data-gathering ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Milad-un-Nabi celebrated in Andhra Pradesh


March 10th, 2009 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 10 (IANS) Traditional festivity and religious fervour marked Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi, the birth anniversary of Prophet Mohammed, in Hyderabad and other parts of Andhra Pradesh Tuesday. Public meetings and rallies were held where ... Read more...

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Spain-Serbia Davis Cup tie postponed


March 6th, 2009 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Benidorm (Spain), March 6 (DPA) The first day of Davis Cup play between title-holders Spain and Serbia was put off Friday after strong winds damaged the stadium, officials at the International Tennis ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Sea erodes pristine Tamil Nadu beach


May 11th, 2008 - 6:26 pm ICT by admin
Cuddalore (Tamil Nadu), May 11 (IANS) Even as deliberations to finalise the draft of a coastal zone management (CZM) are underway, one of its vital issues - seafront erosion - has hit ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

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