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Dalrymple’s book on first Anglo-Afghan war out in December


September 11th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 11 (IANS) Award-winning writer William Dalrymple said his "Return of a King: The Battle for Afghanistan, 1839-1842" will be out in December this year, and has many ... Read more...

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Mumbai murder commited by unverified security guard?


August 11th, 2012 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 11 (IANS) The murder of a woman lawyer in Mumbai, allegedly by a private security guard hailing from Kashmir, is the result of mushrooming of unregistered private security ... Read more...

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Ban construction at excavated site, ASI tells court


July 25th, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) Wednesday asked the Delhi High Court not to allow any activity or construction at the purported excavated mosque site ... Read more...

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Pakistani woman seeks son’s release from Indian jail


June 20th, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 20 (IANS) A Pakistani woman has appealed to President Asif Ali Zardari and Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to help her secure the release of her son ... Read more...

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UP power corporation to open 168 online billing centres


June 7th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 7 (IANS) Buoyed by the success of online billing services, the Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL) Thursday said it will soon open online payment facilities at 168 ... Read more...

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Pakistani court frees three in New York bombing plot


June 2nd, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 2 (IANS) A Pakistani court Saturday acquitted all three Pakistani nationals accused in a botched bombing attack in New York, Online news agency reported.The accused Akhtar, Muhammad Shoaib ... Read more...

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Weavers’ woes: Government packages pass them by (Feature) (with images)


February 26th, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) Ali Husain Ansari, a weaver of embroidered Mughal textiles and owner of Abdul Ghani Silk in Varanasi town of northern India, says he has not ... Read more...

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On Day 2, literature meets 5,000 people (Jaipur Dairy)


January 21st, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 21 (IANS) "The Satanic Verses" author Salman Rushdie may have skipped the Jaipur Literature Festival but more than 5,000 weekend revellers - including housewives and students ... Read more...

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Dilip Kumar my idol and inspiration: Amitabh


December 11th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) He might be an idol for many, but megastar Amitabh Bachchan says his idol is none other than thespian Dilip Kumar and wishe him ... Read more...

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Pinjore heritage festival begins Dec 2


November 20th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 20 (IANS) The sixth Pinjore Heritage Festival will be organised Dec 2-4 at Yadvindra Gardens in Pinjore town of Haryana, an official announced here Sunday.Chief Parliamentary Secretary Ram ... Read more...

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Zardari condemns attack on Pakistan-administered Kashmir judge


October 26th, 2011 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 26 (IANS) President Asif Ali Zardari has condemned the attack on chief justice of Pakistan-administered Kashmir High Court.Justice Ghulam Mustafa Mughal was shot at in Muzaffarabad Tuesday evening. ... Read more...

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Five killed in Haryana blast


August 23rd, 2011 - 2:05 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 23 (IANS) At least five people were killed and over a dozen injured in a blast in a cracker factory in Haryana's Karnal district late Monday, police said.Located ... Read more...

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Postage stamp on Rashtrapati Bhavan released


August 5th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Marking the 80th anniversary of the commissioning of Rashtrapati Bhavan, President Pratibha Patil Friday released a commemorative stamp on the historical building."The postage stamp ... Read more...

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Jammu and Kashmir to promote adventure tourism


May 28th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 28 ( IANS) In a bid to promote adventure tourism in Jammu and Kashmir, the state tourism department is organising a motor rally along the historic Mughal Road ... Read more...

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When a hungry Kayani had just biscuits to eat


May 16th, 2011 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 16 (IANS) A nearly 12-hour session of parliament to discuss the killing of Osama bin Laden proved to be quite a challenge for army chief Gen Ashfaq Parvez ... Read more...

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Not knowing history, recreating it at Red Fort


May 9th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) For over 60 artisans employed by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) to restore the monuments inside the Red Fort in the national capital to ... Read more...

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Get glimpses of Tagore family fashion, art


May 4th, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) A showcase of the rich sartorial tradition of Rabindranath Tagore's family in Jorasanko and a display of the digital print of his art works will ... Read more...

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UAE-based Indian doctor publishes book on legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar


April 24th, 2011 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Apr 24 (ANI): UAE-based Indian-origin doctor Mandar Bichu has published a book on legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar, encompassing her six-decade-long enigmatic career."Lata, Voice of the Golden Era, is the first ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi visits Pinjore gardens


April 1st, 2011 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 31 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi, probably attracted by the serene environs of the famous Yadvindra Gardens in adjacent Pinjore town, Wednesday stayed overnight at a ... Read more...

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Ten-day Taj Mahotsav to begin Friday


February 17th, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Feb 17 (IANS) The ten-day annual cultural extravaganza Taj Mahotsav, dedicated to the heritage of Agra and the Braj region, will open Friday.Over 350 craftsmen from 19 states will be putting ... Read more...

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I’d love to play Salim in ‘Mughal-e-Azam’ remake: Jackie Shroff (Movie Snippets)


December 16th, 2010 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 16 (IANS) Bollywood actor Jackie Shroff has played a variety of roles in his more than three-decade-long career. But the actor still cherishes a wish -- he wants to ... Read more...

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College to celebrate Dilip Kumar birthday


December 9th, 2010 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 9 (IANS) The G.N. Khalsa College here will Saturday celebrate the 88th birthday of veteran actor Dilip Kumar, one of its oldest students.On Saturday, students will donate 88 bottles of ... Read more...

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Exhibition to showcase Indian history through miniatures


November 27th, 2010 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 27 (IANS) Delhi's National Museum will showcase an exhibition of 50 miniature paintings at the first Indian Biodiversity Congress (IBC) to be held here next month, an official said Saturday.Titled ... Read more...

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Mughal Road’s opening makes Kashmir more accessible


November 20th, 2010 - 8:15 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Nov.20 (ANI): The opening of the historical Mughal Road in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri District has cut down transportation costs of produce and improved accessibility of the Kashmir Valley.Apples grown in ... Read more...

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Taliban helped Times Square bomber, Pakistan court told (Lead)


October 19th, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Oct 19 (IANS) Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) had extended financial support to Faisal Shahzad, the Pakistani-American who attempted to bomb Times Square in New York in May, a court ... Read more...

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After gang-sodomy, teenager set fire in Pakistan


October 18th, 2010 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 18 (IANS) A teenager died after he was sodomised by four men who then set him on fire in a village in Pakistan's Naushahro Feroze district in Sindh province.Four men ... Read more...

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A park between Yamuna and Taj is eyesore to conservationists (With Image)


October 15th, 2010 - 9:34 am ICT by IANS
By Brij Khandelwal Agra, Oct 15 (IANS) Years ago, the Yamuna waters would lap gently against the base of the Taj Mahal. But an artificial park developed between the river and the Taj ... Read more...

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Congress welcomes court decision to defer Ayodhya verdict


September 23rd, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) The Congress party Thursday welcomed the decision of the Supreme Court to defer Allahabad high court's judgment in the Ayodhya temple-mosque dispute by a week. Congress general ... Read more...

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Rains fail to dampen Delhi’s Eid spirit


September 11th, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) Not letting the rains dampen their festive spirit, hundreds of Muslims offered prayers at the historic Jama Masjid Friday morning on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr that marks ... Read more...

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Pak to charge three men over failed Times Square bombing


September 9th, 2010 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep 9(ANI): Pakistan will soon charge three men with terrorism in connection with the failed attempt to bomb New York's Times Square, a police official has said.The three men identified ... Read more...

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Three Taliban men arrested for links to Times Square plot


September 9th, 2010 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Sep 8 (IANS) Police in Pakistan Wednesday said they had arrested three men allegedly having links with Faisal Shahzad, held in New York in May on charges of ... Read more...

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Planning to wed? Choose your theme first


August 15th, 2010 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
By Priyanka Sharma New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Rajasthani or Royal Victorian style - how would you like to get married? Indians with money to splurge are opting for theme weddings and, at ... Read more...

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World Bank announces $900 mn for Pakistan floods


August 13th, 2010 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 13 (IANS) The World Bank has announced a grant of $900 million for relief and reconstruction work following the floods in Pakistan that have cost the nation around Rs.250 billion, ... Read more...

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Sonam Kapoor wants to play Anarkali with Abhishek as Salim


August 3rd, 2010 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) If Sonam Kapoor ever gets the chance to play the role of commoner Anarkali from K. Asif's magnum opus "Mughal-e-Azam", she would love to have Abhishek ... Read more...

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I like experimenters in religion: Sudhir Kakar (Interview) (With Image)


July 24th, 2010 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Mughal prince Dara Shukoh, Mahatma Gandhi and spiritualist Ramakrishna Paramahansa shared a trait - they were religious secularists at heart, says psychoanalyst and writer Sudhir ... Read more...

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