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Chavan, ministers visit ailing Deshmukh


August 8th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 8 (IANS) Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan along with Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar and over half a dozen cabinet ministers Wednesday called on the ailing union Minister ... Read more...

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Islamic NGO gives scholarships to Hindu students


June 10th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 10 (IANS) The Jamiat Ulama-i Hind Islamic trust Sunday handed out scholarships to nine Hindu school students here, an official said Sunday."In the past three years, we have ... Read more...

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Leave literature alone, don’t adapt it, says Saeed Mirza


March 15th, 2012 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Literature is best left alone in the spirit of celebrated French-Swiss filmmaker Jean Luc-Godard's philosophy that good literature makes bad cinema, says filmmaker and writer ... Read more...

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Islamist politics rages in sun-kissed Maldives, India worried (Lead)


February 13th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) The dramatic transfer of power in the Maldives has ripped the mask off a placid tourist paradise with sun-drenched beaches and global jetsetters. Behind ... Read more...

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Play depicting Mayawati’s lifestyle banned


January 26th, 2012 - 10:36 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 26 (IANS) A satirical play depicting the extravagant lifestyle of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati has been banned by her government.Even as play director Mukesh Kumar denied any ... Read more...

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Stampede at Atif Aslam concert, three girls killed


January 10th, 2012 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 10 (IANS) Three girls were killed at a stampede during a concert of popular Pakistani singer Atif Aslam in Lahore Monday night.The concert, organised by a well-known private ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Dilip Kumar wishes fans pleasant 2012


January 1st, 2012 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 1 (IANS) Veteran actor Dilip Kumar has wished his fans a wonderful New Year and at also remembered his wife, Saira Banu's mother on her birth anniversary."I ... Read more...

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No formula for making successful films: Kay Kay Menon


December 30th, 2011 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) Kay Kay Menon, who has played varied roles in films like "Sarkar", "Life In A...Metro" and "Gulaal", doesn't conform to any particular style and says ... Read more...

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Six new Rajasthan ministers take oath


November 16th, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Nov 16 (IANS) A day after all Rajasthan ministers resigned ahead of a cabinet reshuffle, six new ministers took oath of office at a ceremony at Raj Bhawan ... Read more...

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Fiery chinar leaves lend magic to Kashmir (Feature)


November 3rd, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 3 (IANS) As autumn, the golden yellow season of Kashmir, draws to a close, the majestic chinar trees are at their fiery best. Their crimson coloured leaves - ... Read more...

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Show a boarding pass, get discounts in Agra


November 3rd, 2011 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Nov 3 (IANS) In a unique bid to promote tourist inflow and make air connectivity sustainable in the city of the Taj, local authorities and businesses have started offering ... Read more...

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Pakistan values its ties with Maldives: Khar


October 12th, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 12 (IANS) Pakistan greatly values its relations with the Maldives which are based on shared values, said Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar.Khar was talking to her Maldivian counterpart ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Muslims fund, organise this Ramlila


October 4th, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 4 (IANS) Naseem Khan is satisfied with the modest earnings from his small tailoring shop. But every year around Dusshera, Khan turns slightly worried.He starts accepting orders in ... Read more...

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Maharashtra to probe car dealer’s ‘torture’ by revenue sleuths


September 28th, 2011 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 27 (IANS) The Maharashtra government Tuesday ordered a probe into a complaint by a car dealer who accused the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) investigators of "torture" ... Read more...

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Varsity student assaulted, made to consume liquor


September 19th, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 19 (IANS) Four senior students of an Uttar Pradesh university have been booked for physically abusing their junior, forcing him to remove his clothes and consume liquor in ... Read more...

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25 killed, 55 injured in Pakistan bombings


September 7th, 2011 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 7 (IANS) Twenty-five people were killed and 55 injured in Pakistan's Quetta city Wednesday when a bomb went off and then a suicide bomber blew himself up, Xinhua ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Delhi rapist jailed for six years


June 12th, 2011 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) A Delhi court has sentenced a man to six years in jail and fined him Rs.15,000 for raping a minor girl."Considering the age of the ... Read more...

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Marketing has taken over content in Bollywood: Kay Kay Menon


May 26th, 2011 - 9:00 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Kay Kay Menon, the management graduate-turned-actor who has been in Bollywood for over a decade, feels cinema is being misused as most of them are ... Read more...

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CBSE results: Delhi’s Urdu-medium schools do well


May 23rd, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Hampered by non-availability of textbooks in the students' mother-tongue, lack of teachers, and cramped accommodation, Delhi's Urdu-medium schools have still managed to post pass percentage ... Read more...

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Second round of talks between Govt. and striking pilots today


May 5th, 2011 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 5 (ANI): With the pilots' strike entering its ninth-day, the second round of talks between Air India and pilots to end the deadlock will take place today.Civil Aviation Secretary ... Read more...

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Pak Punjab Assembly passes resolution against drone attacks


March 18th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 18 (ANI): The Assembly in Pakistan's Punjab Province has unanimously passed a resolution condemning US drone attacks in the country's northwestern tribal areas.The resolution, which was tabled by Pakistan ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Nepali held with drugs in Uttar Pradesh


January 28th, 2011 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bahraich (Uttar Pradesh), Jan 28 (IANS) A Nepali national involved in drug peddling was arrested here with cannabis worth over Rs.10 lakh, police said Friday.Sharif Manihar, around 35, was nabbed Thursday night ... Read more...

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Patel blames heavy fog for flight delays


December 27th, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel Monday blamed the heavy fog over the national capital for flight delays and said that the authorities had managed to handle the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Militant, policeman killed in Kashmir gunfight (Lead)


November 12th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 12 (IANS) A separatist guerrilla and a police constable were killed in a gunfight between the militants holed up in a house and security forces in north Kashmir Sopore town ... Read more...

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Militant, cop killed in Kashmir gunfight


November 12th, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 12 (IANS) A separatist guerrilla and a police constable were killed in an ongoing gunfight between militants holed up in a house and security forces in north Kashmir Sopore town ... Read more...

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Five Pakistani judges suspended for graft


October 22nd, 2010 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 22 (IANS) Five judges in Pakistan have been suspended on charges of corruption.Dawn reported that two district and sessions judges and three additional district and sessions judges were suspended Thursday ... Read more...

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JI denounces “greedy” Pak leadership for accepting India’s “meagre” flood aid


August 24th, 2010 - 12:06 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Aug.24 (ANI): Criticising the Pakistan People's Party (PPP)-led government for accepting India's offer of five million dollars as flood relief, the Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) has described the country's present leadership as 'greedy'.Addressing ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

‘Slums around Mumbai airport to be cleared in three years’


August 20th, 2010 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) An eyesore that greets air travelers - around 80,000 slums in the vicinity of the Mumbai airport - will be cleared and the slumdwellers rehabilitated within three years, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Pak women still facing harassment despite legislation


August 4th, 2010 - 6:45 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug 4 (ANI): A survey has found that crimes against Pakistani women are still continuing at workplaces, as the provincial government is unable to implement the Protection Against Harassment of Women ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Mohit Shah sworn-in Bombay High Court chief justice


June 26th, 2010 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 26 (IANS) Justice Mohit Shah was sworn in as the new chief justice of the Bombay High Court here Saturday. Maharashtra Governor K. Sankaranarayanan administered the oath of office to the ... Read more...

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Raajneeti In More Trouble, But Jha Won’t Buckle Under


May 15th, 2010 - 10:05 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 15, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The problems for Raajneeti seem to be getting more pronounced. Yesterday there was a Mumbai-based social worker, Naseem Khan, who filed a petition in court ... Read more...

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Muslim law board enhances its own women quota


March 21st, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 21 (IANS) The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) may been silent on the women's reservation bill. But when it came to reconstituting its executive body, it unanimously increasef ... Read more...

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Agra music legend struggles to survive


March 8th, 2010 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
By Brij Khandelwal Agra, March 8 (IANS) One of the last exponents of the Agra Gharana of Hindustani classical music, 86-year-old Ustad Akeel Ahmad Khan is not only unwell but is also a ... Read more...

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‘MNIK’ releases in 13 Mumbai halls to huge response


February 12th, 2010 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 12 (IANS) Tremendous response marked the limited release of Shah Rukh Khan-starrer "My Name Is Khan" in 13 cinema halls here Friday even as the Shiv Sena continued its ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s Naseem Akhtar becomes fastest Asian woman sprinter


February 9th, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
Dhaka, Feb.9 (ANI): Pakistan's Naseem Akhtar has become the fastest woman in South Asia as she clocked 11.81seconds to win the 100-metre sprint gold medal at the South Asian Games here.Akhtar, ... Read more...

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