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Haryana official suspended for wrong map


May 19th, 2012 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 18 (IANS) A senior officer of Haryana's secondary school education department has been suspended Friday after an erroneous content, which depicted Jammu and Kashmir state not being apart ... Read more...

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Faridabad boy tops IIT-JEE (Lead)


May 19th, 2012 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Scoring 385 marks out of 401, Faridabad boy Arpit Agrawal grabbed the top rank in the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) for the prestigious Indian Institutes ... Read more...

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Pakistan reiterates Jammu and Kashmir ‘disputed territory’


January 7th, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 7 (IANS) Maintaining that Jammu and Kashmir remains disputed territory, Pakistan has rejected a recent Indian assertion that the entire state was its integral part."The Government of Pakistan ... Read more...

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India rejects incorrect border maps on US website


January 4th, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) India Wednesday said it was aware of "gross inaccuracies" in a map of India on the US State Department website and asserted that "the entire ... Read more...

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Theft of Rajendra Prasad’s watch being probed


January 3rd, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Jan 3 (IANS) Bihar Police have begun a probe into how the gold wrist watch of India's first President Rajendra Prasad reached Geneva in Switzerland after ... Read more...

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India protests US depiction of Kashmir as Pakistani territory


November 21st, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) India Monday protested to the US after the State Department website depicted parts of Jammu and Kashmir as Pakistani territory and strongly reaffirmed that the ... Read more...

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BJP wants apology from Chinese ambassador


November 4th, 2011 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) Stating that his behaviour was "insulting and unacceptable", the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday asked Chinese ambassador Zhang Yan to apologise over wrong map ... Read more...

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Map row: Chinese envoy asks journalist to shut up


November 3rd, 2011 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) A Chinese company Thursday signed a accord for investing $400 million in Gujarat, but a row erupted when China's ambassador Zhang Yan asked an ... Read more...

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India through the eyes of an Italian


October 4th, 2011 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) "Circle of Making", an Indian-Italian cross-cultural dialogue, will open here Oct 11 with a showcase by senior artist Tarshito aka Nicola Strippoli at the Italian ... Read more...

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One couple on a drive - along India’s border


August 12th, 2011 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 12 (IANS) Even before stepping on the gas, they are describing their journey as insanely long, incredibly extensive and a never done before thing. But when Chennai-based couple ... Read more...

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Australian website doesn’t show Kashmir, Arunachal as part of India


June 12th, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 12 (IANS) An Australian government website has wrongly portrayed the map of India - omitting the states of Jammu and Kashmir and Arunachal Pradesh - leading to the ... Read more...

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Incomplete map of India removed from government website


April 22nd, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) The authorities have removed a controversial map of India from a government website that didn't have parts of Jammu and Kashmir which New Delhi ... Read more...

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Government site has distorted map of India (Lead) (With Images)


April 20th, 2011 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) A government website in one of its pages mapping the country's police wireless communication network, shows a distorted map of India, cutting off parts ... Read more...

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Government website has incomplete map of India (With Image)


April 20th, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) A government website, in one of its pages mapping the country's police wireless communication network, shows a distorted map of India, cutting off parts of ... Read more...

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Railway budget leads to war of words in Punjab


February 25th, 2011 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 25 (IANS) Announcements for Punjab announced in the rail budget by railway minister Mamata Banerjee Friday have led to a political war of words in the state.While Manish Tewari, ... Read more...

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Kashmiri people have Dravidian genes, says writer French


January 13th, 2011 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) Noted British non-fiction writer Patrick French says his research into the genetics of the Indian caste system showed "there were traces of Dravidian genes" in Kashmiris ... Read more...

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On Dominique Lapierre’s mind - Sundarban and Africa


December 1st, 2010 - 10:54 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) The Sundarban mangrove forests of West Bengal and Africa are bound by a thread in eminent French writer-humanitarian Dominique Lapierre's literary landscape - they are ... Read more...

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Plan to have development officers in panchayats: Joshi


October 28th, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) The government is working on a proposal to appoint a development officer in each of the 2.4 lakh panchayats to facilitate proper implementation of its schemes, ... Read more...

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Students commemorate Vande Mataram’s 105th anniversary


September 8th, 2010 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Sep 7 (IANS) More than 40,000 students from 120 schools gathered at a stadium in this Maharashtra city to celebrate the 105th anniversary of India's national song 'Vande Matraram here Tuesday. The ... Read more...

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Govt. issues notice to Google over wrong depiction of parts of J-K


August 21st, 2010 - 10:25 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.21 (ANI): Taking a serious note of Google India showcasing some part of Jammu and Kashmir incorrectly, the Government has issued notice to the website and directed its department to ... Read more...

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BJP seeks PM’s apology on railway ad goof-up


March 20th, 2010 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday sought an apology from Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for "taking Delhi to Pakistan and Kolkata to Bay of Bengal" in ... Read more...

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Railway ad shows Delhi in Pakistan, Kolkata in sea


March 20th, 2010 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 20 (IANS) Is Delhi in Pakistan? Or does Kolkata float on the Bay of Bengal? Yes, if one goes by an advertisement splashed by the Eastern Railway in major ... Read more...

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Railways ad places Delhi in Pakistan


March 20th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Mar 20 (ANI):In yet another blunder by government departments, an advertisement issued by the Indian Railways has placed New Delhi in Pakistan and Kolkata in the Bay of Bengal.The ... Read more...

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CGF official apologises for Indian map goof-up


January 26th, 2010 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) chief executive officer Mike Hooper has apologised for the CGF website putting up a distorted map of India. In the Indian map displayed on ... Read more...

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Commonwealth Games Federation in soup over India map


January 26th, 2010 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) The London-based Commonwealth Games Federation has courted controversy by putting a distorted map of India on its website that shows areas of Gujarat and Jammu and Kashmir ... Read more...

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Santa goes green in Bhopal


December 25th, 2009 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
Bhopal / Siliguri, Dec 25 (ANI): As Christmas fever grips India, school children in Bhopal shed Santa's Red robes for green, spreading a message to save earth.Little children walked the ramp ... Read more...

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Scientists present geological map of India’s Lonar crater


December 4th, 2009 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 4 (ANI): In a new study, a team of scientists has presented a topographic model and a geological map of Lonar crater in India, which is one of the youngest ... Read more...

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Qatar Airways to probe wrong India map in presentation


October 26th, 2009 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 26 (IANS) Qatar Airways Monday said it will hold an in-house inquiry after a map of India it displayed during a presentation here had a large part of Kashmir missing. ... Read more...

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Arunachal Pradesh Congress MP blames China for hindering development


June 13th, 2009 - 7:56 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, June 13 (ANI): Congress MP from Arunachal East Constituency Takam Sanjoy has said the Chinese Government is blocking the development of Arunachal Pradesh by objecting to a loan from the Asian ... Read more...

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Indian Navy to operate two to three aircraft carriers soon: Antony


February 28th, 2009 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar Singh Kochi (Kerala), Feb 28 (ANI): Defence Minister A.K. Antony on Saturday expressed the hope that India will operate two to three aircraft carriers simultaneously in near future in ... Read more...

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Just one centimetre, this ‘Hanuman Chalisa’ costs Rs.100,000


February 17th, 2009 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 17 (IANS) This book is so small that you need a magnifying glass to read it, but it is up for sale at a whopping Rs.100,000 (Rs.1 lakh). On display ... Read more...

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Himachal government pulled up for wrong India map (Lead)


February 13th, 2009 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 13 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government should apologise to the nation for publishing a map of India with wrong international boundaries in its official diary, the opposition Congress demanded in ... Read more...

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Shooter Jaspal Rana eager to prove his mettle in politics too


February 2nd, 2009 - 11:19 pm ICT by ANI
Dehradun, Feb 2, (ANI): Having brought glory to the country in the recent past through his sporting skills, ace shooter Jaspal Rana is enthusiastic about outshining his rivals in political theatre ... Read more...

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Fashion exhibition to be held at night in Kolkata


November 27th, 2008 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 26 (IANS) A fashion exhibition will be held at night Dec 5 in Kolkata so that "men can participate and enjoy after their hectic office schedule", an organiser said Wednesday.Thirty-two ... Read more...

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Hundreds worship Gandhi in Orissa villages on his birth anniversary


October 2nd, 2008 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Oct 2 (IANS) Hundreds of people from various religions, communities and castes worshipped Mahatma Gandhi Thursday in Orissa.Over 300 people thronged a temple and worshipped Mahatma Gandhi by offering flowers to ... Read more...

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