Self-immolation attempt to protest Rajapaksa’s visit

September 17th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 17 (IANS) An autorickshaw driver was admitted to a hospital in Salem Monday with severe burn injuries after he attempted self-immolation in protest against the visit to India ... Read more...

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Fun and fervour mark Vishu in Kerala

April 14th, 2012 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 14 (IANS) Devout Hindus here Saturday heralded Vishu, the Kerala new year, with traditional cultural fervour with people visiting temples in the morning.Crowds gathered at the famed ... Read more...

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My grandfather was biased towards Karisma: Kareena

March 28th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 28 (IANS) Actress Kareena Kapoor, who Wednesday unveiled her grandfather Raj Kapoor's specially designed brass statue, said he was biased towards her elder sister Karisma Kapoor."My ... Read more...

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Writers resent muzzle on Salman Rushdie

January 21st, 2012 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 20 (IANS) Outrage and resentment were the dominant emotions on the first day of the Jaipur Literature Festival here Friday as writers, intellectuals and fans cried foul over ... Read more...

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2012 crucial for Pakistan: Writer Mohammed Hanif (Interview)

November 20th, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bambolim (Goa), Nov 20 (IANS) He feels fighter planes and tanks in India and Pakistan can be used to take kids for joyrides and jokes that being a Pakistani author ... Read more...

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Mango madness: Bhopal fetes king of fruit

June 30th, 2011 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Bhopal, June 29 (IANS) 'Noor Jahan' was here, as were 'Sachin Tendulkar' and 'Aishwarya Rai ' - and they were all lipsmackingly delicious! For two days, residents of the ... Read more...

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Mango trader held for killing friend

June 26th, 2011 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) A 32-year-old mango trader was arrested for killing his business associated over alleged loss caused to him by the latter, police said Saturday."Munna, a resident ... Read more...

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New Delhi politicos to feast on Bihar fruits

June 3rd, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 3 (IANS) The who's who of the political circles in Delhi, including the president, will feast on summer fruits from Bihar orchards. The Nitish Kumar-led Bihar government ... Read more...

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Like Mamata, mango mania hits town (Eating Out With IANS)

May 27th, 2011 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 27 (IANS) That crazy craving for mangoes arrives with summer. So if you're a fan of the king of fruits, head for "Mango Mania" at a city ... Read more...

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Coolers, sprinklers, glucose to help Delhi Zoo beat heat

May 5th, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Fifty coolers are in place as are special thatched roofs and sprinklers, potatoes have gone off the menu, and melons, cucumbers and mangoes have made ... Read more...

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Now order Alphonso mangoes through TV

May 3rd, 2011 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) Forget stepping out in the heat and purchasing the season's best mangoes! Buy them sitting in the comfort of your home through home shopping channel ... Read more...

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Polling peaceful in West Bengal, boycott in eight booths (Third Lead)

April 18th, 2011 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata/Siliguri, April 18 (IANS) Polling proceeded peacefully and steadily in the first phase of the West Bengal elections Monday with 32 percent turnout recorded till noon in the 54 ... Read more...

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Enthusiastic and peaceful polling in West Bengal (Second Lead)

April 18th, 2011 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata/Siliguri, April 18 (IANS) People voted enthusiastically and peacefully in the first phase of the West Bengal assembly elections Monday, with the 54 constituencies in six northern districts recording ... Read more...

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Mango farmers rejoice over bumper crop in Uttarakhand

April 16th, 2011 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
Haldwani, Apr 16 (ANI): Mango farmers in Uttarakhand's Haldwani district are happy as bumper crop this year will yield them good profit.Farmers said if the climatic conditions remain favourable throughout the season ... Read more...

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From mangoes to archery gold, Deepika Kumari is on target (Lead)

October 10th, 2010 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Ranchi, Oct 10 (IANS) She would target mangoes on trees as a child by throwing stones and seldom miss! On Sunday, as archer Deepika Kumari won her second gold at the ... Read more...

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Gold winner Deepika was always on target - with mangoes!

October 10th, 2010 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Jharkhand, Oct 10 (IANS) She would aim for mangoes on trees and the stone would never miss its target! Deepika Kumari, daughter of an auto-rickshaw driver in Ranchi, could not have known ... Read more...

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Proposed road endangers Uttar Pradesh mango belt

September 26th, 2010 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bulandshahr (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 26 (IANS) One of the prime mango belts of the country is fighting a battle for survival in the Bulandshahr district of Uttar Pradesh as the central government ... Read more...

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India may send aid to Pakistan through UN (Lead, Changing dateline)

August 28th, 2010 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Islamabad, Aug 28 (IANS) India is likely to send its aid to flood victims in Pakistan through the United Nations, as sought by the Pakistan government Saturday. "Once Pakistan accepted our ... Read more...

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In a snub, Pakistan asks India to send aid through UN

August 28th, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Aug 28 (IANS) Pakistan has declined an Indian offer of $5 million aid for flood victims directly and wants it to be routed through the United Nations, Dunya ... Read more...

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Gilani sends box of mangoes to Manmohan

August 20th, 2010 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Accepting India's offer of $5 million assistance towards flood relief, Pakistan Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani Friday sent a box of mangoes to Prime Minister Manmohan ... Read more...

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Delhi’s fruit, vegetable wholesalers on strike

August 5th, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Fruit and vegetable sellers in the Azadpur agriculture produce market - the largest in Asia - went on strike Thursday to protest a recent Delhi High Court ... Read more...

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Now a mango wine to take you ‘high’

June 28th, 2010 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 28 (IANS) If the several mango drinks available in the market are not enough to give you a kick, a group of scientists here have developed wines made of mangoes ... Read more...

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Gujarat mangoes are in demand again for exports

May 22nd, 2010 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
Junagadh (Gujarat), May 22 (ANI): Mangoes from Jaspar village in Gujarat's Junagadh District are again in demand this season on account of its superior quality, with more than 80 percent of mangoes ... Read more...

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Scant rainfall hits export of mango pulp in Tamil Nadu

May 18th, 2010 - 9:54 pm ICT by ANI
Krishnagiri (Tamil Nadu), May 18 (ANI): The export of mango pulp from Tamil Nadu's Krishnagiri region has been adversely hit due to inadequate rainfall during the northeast monsoon this year. Incidentally, Krishnagiri ... Read more...

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Coca Cola to invest $300 mn in Pakistan

May 15th, 2010 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, May 15 (IANS) The Coca Cola group will invest over $300 million in an effort to develop the agriculture sector in Pakistan. A delegation from the company met officials from Pakistan's Board ... Read more...

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Hailstones damage mango crop in Maharashtra

May 6th, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
Aurangabad, May 6 (ANI): Farmers are lamenting the damage to their mango crops in various regions of Maharashtra due to hailstones and early rainfall.Every year Aurangabad district exports around 70 tons ... Read more...

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India, Japan to conclude free trade pact shortly

April 30th, 2010 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) India and Japan are expected to conclude their proposed bilateral free trade pact to liberalise economic ties at the earliest, Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma ... Read more...

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Mango flowers bedeck Chandigarh roads (With Image)

April 9th, 2010 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma Chandigarh, April 9 (IANS) Dense panicles of yellow-reddish flowers adorn scores of mango trees on both sides of the road. They form a canopy, shading you from the scorching sun. ... Read more...

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Swaminathan organizes biodiversity conservation workshop

January 31st, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Bhubaneswar, Jan 31 (ANI): Eminent agricultural scientist M.S Swaminathan has organized a workshop with an objective to sensitise the locals and farmers about the conservation of biodiversity here on Saturday.The workshop ... Read more...

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Man bids $40,000 for a dozen Australian mangoes

September 16th, 2009 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 16 (IANS) A box of 12 Australian mangoes received a record bid price of $40,000 at a fundraiser here. The Age reported that Sydney Markets staged its 19th annual charity auction ... Read more...

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Food prices spin out of control in Pakistan

August 25th, 2009 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 25 (IANS) As happens in Pakistan during Ramadan every year, food prices have again spun out of control making life extremely difficult for common citizens. According to the government's price control ... Read more...

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Obama loves eating mangoes, says sixth grader who interviewed him

August 16th, 2009 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug.16 (ANI): Damon Weaver, the 11-year-old Floridian who interviewed President Barack Obama on Thursday, said that the most powerful leader in the world loves the simple pleasures of life like ... Read more...

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Archery champion Deepika, an inspiration for the youth

July 30th, 2009 - 7:44 pm ICT by ANI
By Girija Shankar OjhaRanchi, July 30 (ANI): Fifteen-year-old Deepika Kumari, who won the 11th Youth World archery Championship held in Ogden, Utah, USA, recently, is today an inspiration for youngsters across the ... Read more...

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Biography salutes Karnataka braveheart (With Images)

July 9th, 2009 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 9 (IANS) She was only one year old when polio inflicted Malathi K Holla and she became wheelchair-bound for her entire life. But, that has not deterred her from becoming ... Read more...

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‘Boni’ ready to hit screen

May 21st, 2009 - 2:58 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Shooting of "Boni' produced by the music director turned producer Ramana Gogula on the banner of Green Mangoes, introducing Raj Pippala as director, with Sumanth as hero and a debutant Kruti ... Read more...

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