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US daily terms PM ‘tragic figure’, government extracts apology (Intro Roundup)


September 6th, 2012 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
Washington/New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Months after the Time magazine termed Prime Minister Manmohan Singh "an underachiever", The Washington Post described him as "a dithering, ineffectual bureaucrat presiding over ... Read more...

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Government to seek apology from US daily on PM comments


September 5th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) The Indian government Wednesday said it will seek an apology from a leading US daily that published an article calling Prime Minister Manmohan Singh ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh dithering, ineffectual: US daily


September 5th, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 5 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has been described as "a dithering, ineffectual bureaucrat presiding over a deeply corrupt government" by a leading US daily.In ... Read more...

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Women really have better IQ than men


July 15th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 15 (IANS) Men may now need to think twice before questioning a woman's intelligence at home or in the office. Psychologists have found female IQ scores have risen ... Read more...

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‘Yeh Jo Mohabbat hai’ a modern love story: Ashim Samanta


June 21st, 2012 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 20 (IANS) Producer Ashim Samanta is set to continue the legacy of Aradhana Films with his upcoming romantic flick "Yeh Jo Mohabbat hai".This will be his son, ... Read more...

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Tradition gels with modernity in KKR’s cultural show


April 5th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 5 (IANS) Far from Bollywood glitz normally associated with cricket extravaganza - the opening ceremony of the fifth edition of the Indian Premier League staged by the ... Read more...

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Indian feminists should talk to village counterparts: Mrinal Pande


February 21st, 2012 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Notions of womanhood have changed in urban India with power moms at the workplace and women storming into male bastions, but these women must open ... Read more...

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Will clear all pending cases in three years in UP: Congress


January 27th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 27 (IANS) The Congress plans to bring to an end the rising pendency of cases before the courts in Uttar Pradesh in the next three years.Disclosing this while ... Read more...

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China’s influence declining, India can do a lot: Myanmarese writer


January 22nd, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 22 (IANS) Is there a Myanmarese spring in the air? Thant Myint-U, a well-known historian, says if there was ever a chance of a real democratic transition in ... Read more...

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Stewart to endorse Balenciaga perfume


January 14th, 2012 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 14 (IANS) Actress Kristen Stewart will now endorse Balenciaga's perfumes."Balenciaga has always stood out to me. Even when I first began to consider fashion and admittedly rarely knew ... Read more...

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‘Pravasi Bharatiya’ delegates excited to be in Jaipur


January 7th, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 7 (IANS) Non-resident Indian delegates, who have arrived in Jaipur to participate in the ongoing Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas (PBD) are excited to be in the city. They say ... Read more...

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Capture essence of India on video - to win


November 15th, 2011 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) Just pick up your video camera and shoot a three-minute film if you think you can capture the essence of India, wherever you are. ... Read more...

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Mixing styles: Ravi Bajaj set for Dubai Fashion Week


October 17th, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Designer Ravi Bajaj, who is set to debut at the Dubai Fashion Week (DFW) starting Thursday, is looking forward to showcasing his collection, which is ... Read more...

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PM meets national award winning teachers


September 5th, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh met the recipients of the National Awards 2010 for Teachers on the occasion of Teachers' Day Monday, and congratulated them ... Read more...

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French philosopher finds Indian audience


September 3rd, 2011 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) French philosopher, writer, filmmaker and illusionist Yann Kerninon has found a new segment of readers: young urban Indians with a philosophical streak. His book ?An Attempt ... Read more...

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Hazare movement is destabilising for nation: Sociologist


August 20th, 2011 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) The anti-corruption campaign by Anna Hazare and his followers is a social churning whose effects would be destabilising for the country that is already in ... Read more...

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‘Kung Fu Panda 2′ - double the delight (IANS Movie Review - Rating: ****)


May 27th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Kung Fu Panda 2"; Director: Jennifer Yuh; Voiceovers: Jack Black, Dustin Hoffman, Angelina Jolie, Gary Oldman, Jackie Chan, Seth Rogen, Jean-Claude Van Damme; Rating: ****The trailer of "Kung ... Read more...

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“Pak did its part” by providing early assistance in identifying al-Qaeda courier: Zardari


May 3rd, 2011 - 11:17 am ICT by ANI
Washington, May 3(ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has dismissed accusations against the country that it did not do enough to track down Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, saying that ... Read more...

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Michael Jackson to be immortalized at Fulham


March 17th, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 17(ANI): Fulham Chairman and Egyptian businessman Mohamed Fayed is set to unveil a commemorative statue of Michael Jackson at Craven Cottage to honour the friendship he shared with the ... Read more...

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Watson brings fresh spirit to Lancome: bosses


March 15th, 2011 - 6:58 am ICT by IANS
London, March 15 (IANS) Actress Emma Watson was chosen to become the new face of cosmetics firm Lancome because she brings "fresh spirit" to the brand, according to the company's ... Read more...

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National Archive’s 120th foundation day Friday


March 11th, 2011 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) The National Archives of India will celebrate its 120th Foundation Day Friday with a seminar titled 'Politics, Philosophy and Aesthetics: Revisiting Gandhi, Tagore and Iqbal'.Set ... Read more...

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Lady Gaga’s new video inspired by Dali, Bacon


March 2nd, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 2 (IANS) Singer Lady Gaga, known for her bizarre dress sense, has come out with a video she says has been inspired by surrealist artist Salvador Dali ... Read more...

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New study suggests earliest humans were not very different from us


February 15th, 2011 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 15 (ANI): A study from Stony Brook University has suggested that earliest humans were not very different from us.Archaeologist John Shea believes that experts have been focusing on the wrong ... Read more...

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Israelis react cautiously to ally Mubarak’s exit


February 12th, 2011 - 8:19 am ICT by ANI
Tel Aviv (Israel), Feb.12 (ANI): Israel has reacted with quiet and deep concern over the exit of long-term ally Hosni Mubarak as the president of Egypt.The government of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ... Read more...

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One swallow does not make a summer in Bastar


November 13th, 2010 - 11:04 pm ICT by ANI
By Sawan Kumar NagDantewara (Chhattisgarh), Nov.13 (ANI): Life for Adivasis or, the tribals in Bastar has been like traversing several time zones and development paradigms. Their traditional lifestyle that is dependent on ... Read more...

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BSF camel riders welcome Obamas


November 7th, 2010 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) Around 30 camel-mounted Border Security Force (BSF) personnel welcomed US President Barack Obama and his wife as they arrived at Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's residence for ... Read more...

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Pete Doherty creating jewellery for men


October 20th, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 20 (IANS) Singer Pete Doherty is creating his own range of jewellery.The 31-year-old crooner has collaborated with former Cartier designer Hannah Martin to create "Albion Trinketry", a luxury range ... Read more...

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Saris, kurtas preferred wear during Durga Puja


October 14th, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 14 (IANS) Tradition trumps modernity when it comes to fashion during the Durga Puja festivities in the city.The traditional red-bordered white sari is the preferred attire for Bengali women during ... Read more...

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CWG logo a hit among Games enthusiasts


October 5th, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) As Delhi plays host to the 19th Commonwealth Games, the Games logo is fast becoming a fad for the city and its people as it can be ... Read more...

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India becoming more tolerant, says ‘The Revised Kamasutra’ writer


September 30th, 2010 - 11:27 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) His book "The Revised Kamasutra" created a flutter when it was published 20 years ago, but former IAS officer Richard Crasta says after a relaunch, ... Read more...

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Indian film ‘Soul of Sand’ creates buzz at Toronto fest (With Images)


September 16th, 2010 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Sep 16 (IANS) Indian film "Soul of Sand" is creating a buzz at the ongoing Toronto International Film Festival and director Sidharth Srinivasan says his film exposes in ... Read more...

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Kapil and Monika To Grace Kolkata Couture Fashion Week


August 30th, 2010 - 6:20 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 30, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The popular designer duo of Kapil and Monika Arora are different from their ilk. The two have a design belief that portrays understated luxury and glamour. ... Read more...

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Ashish Soni’s 1970s style is Robert Vadra inspiration


August 28th, 2010 - 1:39 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Designer Ashish N. Soni's contemporary take of the 1970s Englishman look was a treat for the eyes at the Van Heusen India Men's Week (VHIMW) event Friday. ... Read more...

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Pak scholar warns Muslims will fail in modern world until modernity accepted


August 27th, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Aug 27 (ANI): A renowned scholar Khaled Ahmed has warned that Muslims will fail to adjust in the modern world and achieve socio-economic progress until they accept modernity.Speaking at the Ali ... Read more...

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Emirati films draw huge crowds


July 25th, 2010 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Assilah (Morocco), July 25 (IANS/WAM) A collection of short films on subjects like loss, hope and modernity produced in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have drawn huge crowds at the 32nd Assilah ... Read more...

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