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Braj haveli sangeet on verge of extinction


February 7th, 2012 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
Agra, Feb 7 (IANS) The famed musical tradition of 'haveli sangeet',originating in western Uttar Pradesh's Braj region, is on the verge of extinction in the place of its origin, with ... Read more...

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Hindu temple in Illinois expanding


April 25th, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), April 25 (ANI): Shree Jalaram Mandir in Hoffman Estates (Illinois, USA) is expanding.It will include extending the existing building to expand the garbh-gruh (altar) area towards west, which will be ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Wastage makes Pakistan one of most “water stressed” countries in world


March 21st, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 21(ANI): The World Bank and the Asian Development Bank have termed Pakistan as one of the most "water stressed" countries in the world, which is likely to face an acute ... Read more...

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Bangladesh, India open border land ports to boost trade


January 23rd, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Jan 23 (IANS) Bangladesh and India have opened two land ports along the international border to boost bilateral trade and facilitate trading activity of neighbours Nepal and Bhutan.The simultaneous openings ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Three arrested for buying goods using fake credit card


January 15th, 2011 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) Three people, including an employee of an electrical appliances store, were arrested for cloning a credit card and purchasing electrical goods worth lakhs of rupees from the ... Read more...

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Musharraf’s ex-aide, 22 others become major generals


November 16th, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 16 (IANS) Brig Asim Bajwa, who had served as military secretary to then president General Pervez Musharraf, is among 23 Pakistan Army brigadiers who have been promoted to ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

New land port opens in Bangladesh


August 13th, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Aug 13 (IANS) Bangladesh Friday opened a new land port at Akhaura in Brahmanbaria district that helps it connect with India's Agartala city. With the ceremonial opening of the new port, Bangladesh ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Zia to launch movement to oust Hasina government


May 9th, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 9 (IANS) Bangladesh's opposition leader Khaleda Zia has said she would launch a movement May 19 to oust the Sheikh Hasina government. Hasina signed pacts during her visits ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

UN probe finding on Bhutto’s murder to be submitted to Pak Govt. by March 30


February 1st, 2010 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb. 1 (ANI): Pakistan's Permanent Representative to the UN Abdullah Hussain Haroon has said that findings of the UN probe in the assassination of former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto will ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Warmer Tuesday, but fog sends flight, train schedules for toss (Third Lead)


January 19th, 2010 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Tuesday may have been relatively warmer than the past few days, but fog continued to affect air and rail traffic to and from the national capital, disrupting ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Bangladesh can’t live with doors closed, Hasina tells critics (Third Lead)


January 16th, 2010 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Jan 16 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Saturday strongly defended the deals she signed in New Delhi earlier this week, telling critics that the country "in this day and ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Pakistan requires ‘months’ for Waziristan push, says Army


August 18th, 2009 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug 18(ANI): Pakistani Army has said that it would require months to prepare for a ground offensive against the Taliban in their South Waziristan stronghold on the Afghan border.Lieutenant-General Nadeem ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Talented POK boy waiting for Pak selector’s nod to play cricket


August 4th, 2009 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Aug 4 (ANI): A young fast bowler from Pakistan Occupied Kashmir has been hoping for a nod from Pakistani selectors' for a place in the team for the last two years, ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Industry body to invest $5 bn in Bangladesh


April 6th, 2009 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 6 (IANS) City-based Indian Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Monday announced that it will invest $5 billion in Bangladesh to set up a special economic zone (SEZ) aimed at attracting ... Read more...

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Rs.23.5 billion worth of irregularities in Pak Defence Ministry


February 3rd, 2009 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 3 (ANI): The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of the Pakistan National Assembly has exposed irregularities worth Rs.23.5 billion in the Defence Ministry in the wake of non-payment of a ... Read more...

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Pak army to be trained in accordance with conditions in FATA


November 21st, 2008 - 4:07 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 21 (ANI): A senior Pakistan Army official has reportedly said that the armys operational force in the Tribal Areas and FATA would be trained in accordance with the conditions ... Read more...

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Security beefed up across Pak to trap six ‘’suicide bombers”


September 25th, 2008 - 3:41 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Sept 25 (ANI): Security has been beefed up in several parts of the country after intelligence agencies reported that as many as six suicide bombers had entered into major cities. According ... Read more...

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Pakistan to be water deficient country by 2012


December 10th, 2007 - 5:33 pm ICT by admin
Lahore, Dec 10 (ANI): Pakistan will be a water deficient country by 2012 if the water storage capacity is not increased. At present, the storage capacity is only 13 per cent of ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

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