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Braj haveli sangeet on verge of extinction


February 7th, 2012 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
Agra, Feb 7 (IANS) The famed musical tradition of 'haveli sangeet',originating in western Uttar Pradesh's Braj region, is on the verge of extinction in the place of its origin, with ... Read more...

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The bitter-sweet story of sugar (IANS Book Review)


March 10th, 2011 - 9:28 am ICT by IANS
Book: "Sugar Changed The World - A Story of Magic, Spice, Slavery, Freedom, and Science"; Author: Marc Aronson and Marina Budhos; Publisher: Clarion Books; Pages: 166; Price: $20.Sugar was the oil ... Read more...

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Ex-Pak lawmaker calls on India and Pakistan to undertake visa reforms


October 21st, 2010 - 7:42 pm ICT by ANI
Amritsar, Oct. 21 (ANI): A former Member of Pakistan's Parliament, Rai AzizUllah Khan, has urged both India and Pakistan to bring about basic reforms in visa regulations so that people in both ... Read more...

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Sikh pilgrims leave for Pakistan to attend Guru Nanak’s death anniversary


September 21st, 2009 - 7:00 pm ICT by ANI
Amritsar, Sep. 21 (ANI): Around 500 Sikh devotees from Amritsar left for Pakistan to attend the death anniversary of founder of Sikhism, Guru Nanak Dev, on Monday.The "jatha", under the aegis of ... Read more...

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Globalisation taking purity out of ghazals: top Pakistani singer


August 19th, 2009 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Tina Sani, one of Pakistan's most popular classical and semi-classical ghazal exponents, feels that globalisation, the widespread culture of pop and rock music and ... Read more...

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BJP poll manifesto silent on special status for Kashmir (Lead)


November 14th, 2008 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 14 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday released its manifesto for Jammu and Kashmir elections beginning Monday, but the document, which talks tough on dealing with terrorism, made no ... Read more...

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BJP manifesto silent on special status for Kashmir


November 14th, 2008 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 14 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday released its manifesto for Jammu and Kashmir elections beginning Monday, but the document made no mention of Article 370 of the Indian ... Read more...

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Pak party says PPP-led govt a divine punishment for masses


September 17th, 2008 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Sept 17 (ANI): The PPP-led alliance government in Pakistan had turned out to be a divine punishment for masses, as the slogan chanters of Roti, Kapra Aur Makan have done ... Read more...

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