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Amarinder Singh: Down and now out! (Punjab Newsletter)


August 3rd, 2012 - 10:46 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 3 (IANS) That he and his Congress party were down in morale after repeated defeats in the elections this year was not hidden from anyone. ... Read more...

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Mango madness: Over 600 varieties at Delhi fest


July 8th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) It was a feast to remember for Delhi's mango-lovers who got a taste of their favourites from 600 varieties of the "maharaja" of fruits at ... Read more...

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Amul’s India: The 50-year-campaign in fine print (IANS BOOKS)


June 15th, 2012 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) The Onida devil has died and so has the Liril girl and Air India's Maharaja, but the Amul girl has made it to 50 and ... Read more...

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Migratory storks’ early arrival raises monsoon hopes (With Image)


May 28th, 2012 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Bharatpur, May 28 (IANS) Migratory storks arriving at the Bharatpur bird sanctuary in Rajasthan's Keoladeo National Park have raised hopes of an early monsoon this year.While the stork is the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

A sheep farm vs Kashmir’s dwindling Hanguls (With Images)


February 28th, 2012 - 11:04 am ICT by IANS
Dachigam National Park (Jammu and Kashmir), Feb 28 (IANS) It is Kashmir's pride, but its numbers have been dwindling rapidly over the years and stands at just over 200. Besides ... Read more...

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Kailash Kher to perform at world Sufi fest


February 10th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) Singer Kailash Kher is set to serenade music lovers with his soulful Sufi renditions at the fourth edition of the World Sufi Spirit Festival, supported ... Read more...

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Captured: Polymath S. Balachander and his great wars


February 10th, 2012 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) Storming the world of Carnatic music and Tamil cinema with his non-conformist, controversy-creating ways in the 1940s, polymath and veena exponent Sundaram Balachander steadfastly fought ... Read more...

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Criticism of fatwa on priests ‘unfortunate’: Kashmir Mufti


February 2nd, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 2 (IANS) While not naming separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani, Kashmir's grand Mufti Thursday said it was "unfortunate and intriguing" that some Muslims had criticised the fatwa seeking ... Read more...

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A millionaire on scooter vs a royal on a Merc! (With Images)


January 29th, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 29 (IANS) He may be a multi-millionaire but that doesn't stop Surjit Singh Kohli from riding around on a scooter through the congested bylanes of Punjab's Patiala town ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Modi, governor lead R-Day celebrations in Gujarat


January 26th, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bhavnagar (Gujarat), Jan 26 (IANS) The 63rd Republic Day was celebrated with great enthusiasm across Gujarat Thursday morning. Gujarat Governor Kamla Beniwal and Chief Minister Narendra Modi led the ... Read more...

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Roof of room collapses in Jammu hospital (Lead)


December 17th, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Dec 17 (IANS) A portion of the roof of the nurses' ward in the gynaecology and children's wing of a government hospital here collapsed Saturday afternoon. Police sources said ... Read more...

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Tom cruises to India on a whirlwind tour


December 3rd, 2011 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, Dec 3 (IANS) On a whirlwind tour of India to promote the fourth instalment of his "Mission Impossible" franchise, Hollywood superstar Tom Cruise landed in Delhi, then ... Read more...

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Zardari seeks report on killing of Hindu doctors


November 8th, 2011 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 8 (IANS) President Asif Ali Zardari has sought a report on the killing of three Hindu brothers, who were doctors, in Pakistan's Sindh province.Ajit Kumar and his two ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Indian man becomes ‘farming king’ in Argentina


November 7th, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Nov 7 (IANS) An Indian-origin man in Argentina, who started a peanut farm a few years back, has now grown by leaps and bounds and become an "uncrowned ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Ranji Trophy: Mumbai begin with a big win over Railways


November 6th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 6 (IANS) Mumbai began their Ranji Trophy season with a resoudning 10-wicket victory over Railways in the opening Elite Group match at Karnail Singh Stadium here Sunday.The ... Read more...

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Sotheby’s to auction Indore palace’s items


November 1st, 2011 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) Two rare pieces of art deco furniture - an armchair and a liquor bar - designed for the palace of the erstwhile ruler of Indore, ... Read more...

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Kashmir: Nostalgically frozen in time


October 16th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 16 (IANS) The salubrious heights of Kashmir stand frozen -- somewhat early in the year perhaps -- but with a difference. An exhibition of photographs, dated between 1857 and ... Read more...

Posted in National |

HCL Bridge: Delhi teams do well on Day one


September 9th, 2011 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
Noida, Sep 8 (IANS) Delhi teams Dhampur Sugar Mills and Maya Meera Sneha performed well to be placed first and second respectively after the fourth round of the team event ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Maharaja of Mysore’s Rolls Royce to be auctioned


August 29th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 29 (IANS) A 100-year-old Rolls Royce owned by Krishna Raja Wodeyar IV, the erstwhile ruler of Mysore, will soon go under the hammer and is expected ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Facebook connects Congress, BJP in Himachal


July 31st, 2011 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 31 (IANS) Their ideologies may differ but politicians of the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the hill state of Himachal Pradesh have something in ... Read more...

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Will British era building soon be Shimla spa? (With Image)


July 27th, 2011 - 9:48 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 27 (IANS) Yet another piece of this erstwhile Indian summer capital's colonial past is in danger of being lost, with a prime British era property expected to ... Read more...

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It’s music to everyone’s ears; Jodhpur RIFF starts Oct 12


July 26th, 2011 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) The fourth Jodhpur RIFF, which combines traditional Rajasthani artists with contemporary India, will be held Oct 12-16 in the desert state. It will not only bring ... Read more...

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‘Merchant-Mushtaq’s historic stand in England an inspiration’


July 17th, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 17 (IANS) As the hallowed turf of Lord's eagerly awaits the 100th Test between India and England, the cricketing world will fondly remember the heroics of two Indian ... Read more...

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Restrictions in Srinagar to foil separatist march


July 13th, 2011 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 12 (IANS) Authorities in Srinagar Tuesday decided to enforce restrictions in the old city areas to foil a separatist march to the martyr's graveyard Wednesday.The moderate Hurriyat Conference ... Read more...

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Agartala on alert over Congress’s exam disruption threat


July 9th, 2011 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 9 (IANS) A large number of paramilitary and riot combat forces were deployed here Saturday after the opposition Congress threatened to disrupt the entrance test of a local ... Read more...

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Stock-taking at Kerala’s famed temple chambers


June 27th, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 27 (IANS) A seven-member Supreme Court-appointed team Monday began taking stock of the contents of four of the six chambers of the famed Sri Padmanabhaswamy temple situated in ... Read more...

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Rajasthan to protect land near Keoladeo National Park


May 29th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bharatpur, May 29 (IANS) The Rajasthan government plans to declare a half-a-kilometre area surrounding the famous Keoladeo National Park, also known as Ghana or Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary, as an eco-sensitive ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Student’s clash: Congress calls strike in Tripura


May 22nd, 2011 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 22 (IANS) Tripura's main opposition Congress has called a dawn-to-dusk strike Monday after members of its student wing NSUI clashed with Students Federation of India (SFI) activists."The Congress ... Read more...

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Somber start to Jaipur travel event


April 17th, 2011 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 17 (IANS) The Great Indian Travel Bazaar (GITB) 2011 got off to a somber start here Sunday with its inauguration at Sisodia Rano ka Bagh shorn of festivities ... Read more...

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Bank launches beneficiary schemes for apple growers in Jammu and Kashmir


March 4th, 2011 - 10:35 pm ICT by ANI
Sopore, Mar 4(ANI): The Jammu and Kashmir Bank has launched special beneficiary schemes for apple growers in the state.Apples are at the heart of the state's horticultural economy, and the bank is ... Read more...

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Disquiet among Pakistani Hindus over kidnapped leader


February 25th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 25 (IANS) There is disquiet in the Hindu community over the as-yet unsolved abduction of their religious leader, a senior Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader in Quetta has been told.Sardar ... Read more...

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Minorities feeling insecure in Pakistan, says minister


February 8th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 8 (IANS) Abduction for ransom and killing of people belonging to Pakistan's minority communities, including Hindus, has caused insecurity among them, a minister said.Balochistan Minister for Minorities Affairs Basant Lal ... Read more...

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Hindu trader shot dead in Pakistan


February 7th, 2011 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 7 (IANS) A Hindu trader was shot dead when he resisted a kidnap bid in Pakistan's Quetta city, police said.Ramesh Kumar was gunned down when he was going to his ... Read more...

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Protect minorities, lawmakers ask Pakistan


February 1st, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 1 (IANS) Pakistani parliamentarians have demanded immediate government action to curb crimes against minorities following the migration of a Hindu lawmaker to India and a string of kidnappings, including that ... Read more...

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Kerala government told to take over Padmanabhaswamy temple


January 31st, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Jan 31 (IANS) The Kerala High Court Monday asked the state government to take over control of the 16th century Sri Padmanabhaswamy temple in the heart of the capital city. The ... Read more...

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