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Shops shut in violence-hit east Delhi area; situation under control (Second Lead)


September 3rd, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) The roads were mostly deserted, wary shopkeepers kept the shop shutters down and at least two schools in the area remained shut Monday, a day ... Read more...

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‘Rajat Gupta cannot take a Mother Teresa defence’


May 18th, 2012 - 10:45 am ICT by IANS
New York, May 18 (IANS) Rajat Gupta has been forewarned that he cannot beat insider trading charges by trumpeting his philanthropy history any more than Mother Teresa could use ... Read more...

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Hillary Clinton arrives in Kolkata (Lead)


May 6th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 6 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton arrived here Sunday on a two-day visit during which she would hold talks with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata ... Read more...

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Ahead of Clinton’s visit, US ambassador calls on Mamata


April 30th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 30 (IANS) US Ambassador to India Nancy Powell Monday had a 30-minute meeting with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, apparently to prepare the ground for US ... Read more...

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From Dipu Moni to Clinton, Kolkata geared up for VVIP visits


April 29th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 29 (IANS) The West Bengal capital is all geared up for according a warm welcome to a host of international VVIPs who are slated to visit it ... Read more...

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Hand shadowgrapher Amar Sen holds infinity in his palm (With Images)


April 23rd, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 23 (IANS) Amar Sen knows literally how to create the world with his fingers. With a swish and a flick of his fingers, grains of sand transform into ... Read more...

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‘Repentant’ Manu Sharma donates Rs.5 mn to Missionaries of Charity


December 25th, 2011 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 25 (IANS) Special prayers were offered at Chandigarh's biggest church in Sector 19 Sunday morning after Siddhartha Vashishtha, alias Manu Sharma, who is serving a life term for ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama honoured


December 2nd, 2011 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) The Dalai Lama was Friday awarded with the Dayawati Modi Award for Art, Culture and Education for 2011 for his contribution towards universal peace, ... Read more...

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Governor ignores Chinese objection, attends Dalai talk (Lead)


December 1st, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 1 (IANS) Ignoring reported Chinese objections, West Bengal Governor M.K. Narayanan Thursday attended a lecture addressed by the Dalai Lama who said some Chinese officials considered him ... Read more...

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Some Chinese officials consider me as a demon: Dalai Lama


December 1st, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 1 (IANS) Amid reported objections raised by the Chinese consulate to top government officials attending his speech, the Dalai Lama Thursday said some Chinese officials considered him ... Read more...

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Lataji defines beauty for me: Bhansali


September 28th, 2011 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 28 (IANS) Sanjay Leela Bhansali considers Lata Mangeshkar, who turned 82 Wednesday, as the most beautiful woman in the world."Oh by far!" he exults. "Lataji defines beauty for ... Read more...

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Why good guys aren’t preferred as tough leaders


September 28th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 28 (IANS) When the going gets tough, people prefer a dominant power-hungry guy to lead them, rather than someone good or respectable, researchers say.Respectable people may be perceived ... Read more...

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Mother Teresa shelter razed in Moscow


September 20th, 2011 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) As Moscow prepares to unveil a bronze monument of Mother Teresa, city authorities here have demolished a shelter owned by her Catholic order, citing lack ... Read more...

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Argentine players visit Mother House, Messi skips


September 4th, 2011 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 3 (IANS) Six Argentine players including Jonas Gutierrez and Diego Mradona's son-in-law Sergio Aguero paid a visit to Mother House, global headquarters of Mother Teresa-founded Missionaries of Charity ... Read more...

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India extends visa of British nun serving leprosy patients


July 25th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 25 (IANS) British-born Catholic nun Jacqueline Jean McEwan, known as Sister Jean, will continue to stay in this Indian tech hub as the Indian government Monday extended her ... Read more...

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Toy fair ends with distribution of toys to orphans


July 4th, 2011 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) The fifth toy international expo came to an end here Monday with distribution of gifts and toys to children of an orphanage.According to Shivam Chhabra ... Read more...

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He was India’s most secular artist: Nepal curator


June 10th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, June 10 (IANS) Nepali curator Sangeeta Thapa says M.F. Husain was India's "most secular artist" even though Hindu fundamentalists had managed to create a "fear psychosis" about his ... Read more...

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Cruz feels passionate about children causes


May 25th, 2011 - 6:43 am ICT by IANS
London, May 25 (IANS) Oscar winning actress Penelope Cruz has become more dedicated towards children's charities after becoming a mother herself.Cruz has been passionate about kids' causes and even ... Read more...

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Ready to carry on fight for cause: Anupam Kher


April 11th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 11 (IANS) Anupam Kher is jubilant that Anna Hazare won his fight to bring the government around to his views on stringent anti-graft legislation."This is the greatest ... Read more...

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Hrithik, Priyanka express support to Hazare


April 7th, 2011 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) Bollywood actors Hrithik Roshan and Priyanka Chopra have joined the celebrity bandwagon, extending support to social activist Anna Hazare, who is on an indefinite ... Read more...

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Wax statue of Chhatrapati Shivaji unveiled


March 3rd, 2011 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 2 (IANS) The first life-size statue of Chhatrapati Shivaji in wax was unveiled here Wednesday evening.The statue has been created by wax artist Sunil Kandalloor and will ... Read more...

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Exhibition train to go on cultural exchange programme to Bangladesh


February 25th, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday said that "Sanskriti Express", a special exhibition train to commemorate the 150th birth anniversary of Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore is set ... Read more...

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Bhopal’s unprivileged children meet Santa Claus


December 19th, 2010 - 6:45 pm ICT by ANI
By Ram Chandra SahuBhopal, Dec.19 (ANI): Thousands of unprivileged children congregated at the Lal Parade Grounds in Bhopal, to meet Santa Claus on Saturday.Twenty-six years ago, Mother Teresa had initiated the practice ... Read more...

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Margaret Thatcher named world’s most influential woman


November 1st, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 1 (IANS) Former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher has been named as the most influential woman in the world, according to a new survey.Thatcher picked up almost a third ... Read more...

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US ambassador visits Delhi school, plays ball with kids


October 29th, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) US ambassador to India Timothy J. Roemer Friday visited a school on the outskirts of the capital, interacted with the students and played basketball with them ... Read more...

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Key US officials in India to firm up Obama visit agenda


October 21st, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct. 21 (ANI): US Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Bill Burns and Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia Robert O. Blake are leading a ... Read more...

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Empire State Building gives ‘Mother Teresa’ treatment to Polish military hero


October 2nd, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct. 2 (ANI): Furious Polish Americans have accused owners of the Empire State Building of giving one of their Revolutionary War heroes, General Casimir Pulaski, the Mother Teresa treatment.They claim ... Read more...

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CWG: Delhi gets park-and-ride facility, foot over-bridges


September 25th, 2010 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Delhi Saturday gave another boost to its infrastructure ahead of the Commonwealth Games with the inauguration of a special park-and-ride facility and four new foot over-bridges, ... Read more...

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Film festival on Mother Teresa in Mumbai


September 24th, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 24 (IANS) As a part of Mother Teresa's birth centenary celebrations, an NGO will organise an international film festival here on the Nobel Peace Prize winner Saturday, a spokesperson Friday ... Read more...

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Commonwealth Games lanes restrictions from today


September 24th, 2010 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 24 (ANI): Traffic restrictions on Commonwealth Games lanes will be implemented from today.The restrictions will be on the route from the airport to Games Village in Akshardham between 11am ... Read more...

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Dedicated lanes for Games to be used only when needed


September 23rd, 2010 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Dedicated lanes for Commonwealth Games athletes and officials came into operation in the capital from Thursday, but common people will be allowed to use them when the ... Read more...

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Heavy rains in Delhi, more showers likely (Lead)


September 19th, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Heavy rains drenched Delhi Sunday morning, leading to waterlogging in several areas in the national capital. The weatherman forecast a cloudy sky and more showers during the ... Read more...

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Games road lane trial planned during rush hour


September 12th, 2010 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Delhi's traffic police will conduct trials on road lanes reserved for ferrying the Commonwealth Games athletes and officials during the morning and evening rush hour over the ... Read more...

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Special prayers mark Mother Teresa’s 13th death anniversary


September 6th, 2010 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 5 (IANS) Special prayers and masses Sunday marked the 13th death anniversary of Mother Teresa. Nuns of Missionaries of Charity, a Catholic Order founded by Mother Teresa to minister to the ... Read more...

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Games lane violators to be fined Rs.2,000


September 3rd, 2010 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) Delhi traffic police Friday said a stiff fine of Rs.2,000 would be imposed on people entering the clearly marked Commonwealth Games lanes on city roads from Sep ... Read more...

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