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Defending champs prepare for Europa League action


September 19th, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 19 (IANS) Reigning Europa League champions Atletico Madrid begin the defence of their crown when they travel to Israel to face Hapoel Tel Aviv Thursday night.Atletico have enjoyed ... Read more...

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Cricketing world wishes Yuvraj


September 8th, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Yuvraj Singh, who is making a comeback after recovering from a rare germ cell cancer, is being wished by the cricketing world before his first ... Read more...

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Surprised to receive the Dronacharya Award, says Fernandez


August 24th, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Cuban boxing coach Blas Iglesias Fernandez was pleasantly surprised to know that he is the first foreign coach in India to receive the prestigious Dronacharya ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

RSS rushes to help fleeing Assamese


August 17th, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Aug 17 (IANS) In a humanitarian gesture, over 500 RSS activists rushed to the help of thousands of people from Assam and northeastern states returning home, when a ... Read more...

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Political leaders pay tribute to ‘warm-hearted’ Deshmukh


August 14th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Political leaders Tuesday expressed shock and grief at the demise of union minister Vilasrao Deshmukh and remembered him as an amiable, warm-hearted leader who ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

The perks of being Sanjay Bhansali’s sister


June 28th, 2012 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 28 (IANS) That she is filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali's sister has made her journey into showbiz trouble free, admits editor-turned-director Bela Sehgal whose first venture "Shirin Farhad ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Untold stories, rare pictures in Dilip Kumar’s new biography


June 27th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 27 (IANS) Uday Tara Nayar has written Dilip Kumar's biography, set to be launched on the legendary actor's 90th birthday in December. The author says the two-part book ... Read more...

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Maharashtra man returns after two years in Pakistani jail (With image)


June 17th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmednagar, June 17 (IANS) As Pakistan released five Indians from jail Saturday, the family of 58-year-old Bhanudas Karale from Maharashtra's Ahmednagar district were the first to reach Amritsar to welcome ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

India taught me to share: Liv Ullmann


June 7th, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, June 7 (IANS) Legendary Norwegian actress Liv Ullmann is bowled over by the warmth she received from people in India and says that they taught her to share.Sharing one ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Rekha to be felicitated at IIFA


May 31st, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Bollywood diva Rekha will be honoured for her achievements in Indian cinema at the 13th International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) awards to be held in ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Women find men with smouldering eyes ’shifty’


May 13th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 13 (IANS) The smouldering, half-closed "bedroom eyes" may have promoted George Clooney and Antonio Banderas' movie careers, but if you try it, you would appear sleazy and shifty-eyed ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Pre-season overseas tour has double edges: Wenger


May 5th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 5 (IANS) Arsenal Football Club manager Arsene Wenger feels there are both advantages and disadvantages in the pre-season overseas tour especially in a major tournament year.The English ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Rekha’s Rajya Sabha nomination no ordinary achievement: Mahesh Bhatt


April 27th, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 26 (IANS) Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt is glad that Rekha's nomination to Rajya Sabha has been approved by President Pratibha Patil and says that the veteran actress has ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

India’s first RFID technology toll comes up near Chandigarh


April 19th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chandimandir (Haryana), April 19 (IANS) India's first RFID (radio frequency identification) -based electronic toll plaza was inaugurated on National Highway No.5 (NH-5) at Chandimandir in Haryana's Panchkula district.Union Road Transport ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

LSR students hail Suu Kyi’s much-awaited victory


April 2nd, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Amid cheers, enthusiasm and hope, students of New Delhi's Lady Shri Ram college Monday hailed alumna and Myanmarese leader Aung San Suu Kyi's landmark ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Review Pakistani Army Act: Daily


February 27th, 2012 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 27 (IANS) Noting that "basic civil liberties need to be protected", a leading Pakistani daily has sought a fresh look at the Pakistan Army Act.An editorial in Dawn ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Kolkata correctional homes get computer centres


February 14th, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 14 (IANS) With a view to providing computer literacy to inmates, computer centres were inaugurated in three city correctional homes - as jails are called in West Bengal ... Read more...

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Ashish Soni completes 20 years in fashion world, set to celebrate (With Image)


February 9th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) Designer Ashish N. Soni completes two decades in the fashion industry this year and to mark the occasion he will showcase a retrospective of ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Chilean held for stealing ice from a glacier


February 1st, 2012 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Santiago, Feb 1 (IANS/EFE) Chilean police nabbed a man who was transporting in a refrigerated truck 5,200 kg of ice that had been removed from a glacier, the cargo apparently ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Launch of Red Ribbon Express’ third phase Thursday


January 11th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) The third phase of the Red Ribbon Express, a special train which travels across the country to spread awareness on HIV/AIDS, will be launched Thursday ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Playing against Bayern Munich was memorable: Bhaichung


January 10th, 2012 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) India's iconic footballer Bhaichung Bhutia Tuesday said that having a testimonial match against German giants Bayern Munich in front of 30,000 fans at the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

‘Leave Lokpal bill to parliament’s wisdom’


December 26th, 2011 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) A day before Anna Hazare begins his fast for a strong Lokpal bill, Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Harish Rawat said Monday the ... Read more...

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Colonial India’s treasures live in a Delhi home


December 14th, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) The grandeur of Mughal and colonial India lives in a spacious library-cum-gallery and a boutique shop at a home in a Delhi neighbourhood where antique ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

K.P. Singh almost sold his stake in DLF for Rs.26 lakh


November 15th, 2011 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) Billionaire realtor Kushal Pal Singh almost sold his stake in DLF for a paltry Rs.26 lakh in 1975 due to red tape but decided to ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Fans crazy about Metallica, queue up for concert


October 28th, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Oct 28 (IANS) Such is the craze for American heavy metal band Metallica that fans, dressed in blue jeans and black t-shirts, started queuing up at the Leisure Valley ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

US AfPak envoy backs Indian investment in Afghanistan, strategic pact


October 12th, 2011 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Terming India's strategic pact with Afghanistan as a "positive development," US Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan Marc Grossman Wednesday backed greater Indian private ... Read more...

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Bollywood actors trace decade-long journey


October 5th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) They say experience is the best teacher and Bollywood actors Tusshar Kapoor and Dia Mirza couldn't agree more. A decade old in the industry, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Kolkata convicts to perform at Mumbai Durga Puja


October 2nd, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 2 (IANS) A rare treat awaits Bengalis living in Mumbai and Thane during this Durga Puja -- four performances by serving prisoners of Rabindranath Tagore's famous dance-drama ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Born to sing: Lata turns 82 (Sep 28 is Lata Mangeshkar’s birthday)


September 27th, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 27 (IANS) One of the gems of the Hindi film industry, Lata Mangeshkar turns 82 Wednesday and even after spreading the magic of her voice for seven ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Chocolate boy to gentleman: Shahid traces decade-long journey


September 25th, 2011 - 10:47 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Auditions, rejections...Shahid Kapoor rewinds to life 10 years back when he was just one among the thousands vying to find a place in Bollywood. And ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Camera does wonders today: Vyjayanthimala (Interview)


September 21st, 2011 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Her stint with cinema is legendary. Vyjayanthimala, who has lived through the changes in Bollywood - "from the Kumars to the Khans" -, affirms that filmmaking ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Give up your vindictive attitude, Hazare tells government


September 4th, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Ralegan Siddhi (Maharashtra), Sep 4 (IANS) Lashing out at the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government, anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare Sunday said it should give up its "vindictive attitude".Referring to ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Bards on a train, singing Mumbai morning blues away (With Images)


August 18th, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 18 (IANS) Dhondiram Pujari doesn't show the grumpiness expected of a typical Mumbaikar on his way to work. He jokes and indulges in loud banter, actually looking forward ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

India’s football friendly against Barbados cancelled


August 17th, 2011 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The Indian football team's international friendly against Barbados slated for Wednesday in Bridgetown had to be cancelled after coach Armando Colaco was upset with the ... Read more...

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Vodafone for 20 percent carbon footprint cut by 2015


August 8th, 2011 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, August 8 (IANS) Telecom service provider Vodafone Monday said it is planning to reduce its carbon footprint by 20 percent globally by 2015."Our target is to take it ... Read more...

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