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Asha Bhosle launches ‘Dhakku makum’ at Lalbaugcha Raja (With Images)


September 19th, 2012 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) Legendary singer Asha Bhosle, who is making her acting debut with the movie "Mai", launched a special song titled "Dhakku makum" from the film at the ... Read more...

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Indian-American doctor offers healthcare solutions for India


August 13th, 2012 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 13 (IANS) A leading Indian American doctor has proposed four major projects to transform India's healthcare system with US expertise, but laments that New Delhi's response appears at ... Read more...

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Thackeray slams Advani for ‘demoralising’ blog musings (Lead)


August 7th, 2012 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 7 (IANS) Hitting out at BJP leader L.K. Advani for predicting a non-Congress, non NDA government in 2014, Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray Tuesday said it was ... Read more...

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Controversial mosque site area peaceful


July 23rd, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The area close to the purported excavated mosque site near the historic Jama Masjid, where thousands of Muslims offered Friday prayers and a mob attacked ... Read more...

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Mosque area tense, two held for stoning cops (Second Lead)


July 22nd, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) The area close to an upcoming mosque at an excavated site near the Jama Masjid remained tense Sunday even as two people were arrested and ... Read more...

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First day, first show: Freshers spruce up with cosmetic treatments


July 21st, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, July 21 (IANS) Fresh out of school and ahead of their first day in college, countless teenagers are queuing up at beauty clinics to undergo a range of ... Read more...

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74 Amarnath pilgrims die in 19 days


July 14th, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 14 (IANS) Seventy-four Amarnath pilgrims have died in the first 19 days of the pilgrimage. This was acknowledged officially Saturday by the Shri Amarnath Shrine Board (SASB) ... Read more...

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NCP seeks disqualification of four Odisha legislators


July 10th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 10 (IANS) The Odisha unit of the Nationalist Congress Party Tuesday sought disqualification of its four legislators who last month defected to the state's ruling Biju Janata Dal ... Read more...

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Cancel Pranab’s candidature, says Sangma; ISI says Mukherjee quit June 20 (Second Lead)


July 2nd, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Opposition-backed presidential candidate P.A. Sangma Monday sought the cancellation of UPA nominee Pranab Mukherjee's candidature for the presidential election, alleging that he was holding ... Read more...

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Cancel Pranab’s candidature, says Sangma; ISI says Mukherjee quit July 20 (Lead)


July 2nd, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Opposition-backed presidential candidate P.A. Sangma Monday sought the cancellation of UPA nominee Pranab Mukherjee's candidature for the presidential election, alleging that he was holding ... Read more...

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Thick snow cover posing new risk to Amarnath pilgrims


June 22nd, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 22 (IANS) Thick snow cover at Kashmir's Amarnath cave shrine and on the route leading to it is posing multiple risks to pilgrims and has increased challenges ... Read more...

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AJSU wins Jharkhand by-poll (Lead)


June 15th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 15 (IANS) All Jharkhand Students Union (AJSU) candidate Navin Jaiswal won the Hatia assembly by-poll by a margin of over 11,500 votes, defeating the BJP, Congress and ... Read more...

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Jharkhand by-poll: AJSU leads; BJP, Congress trail


June 15th, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 15 (IANS) The All Jharkhand Students Union (AJSU) candidate was leading in the Hatia by-poll while the two national parties, the BJP and Congress, were trailing in the ... Read more...

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Snow hits Amarnath Yatra preparations in Kashmir


June 14th, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Baltal Base Camp, June 14 (IANS) Snow and inclement weather have hit the setting up of free kitchen (langar) services at this Amarnath Yatra base camp in north Kashmir, ... Read more...

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Jharkhand by-poll Tuesday amid tight security


June 11th, 2012 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 11 (IANS) The Hatia constituency by-poll to the Jharkhand assembly will take place amid tight security arrangements Tuesday, an official said here Monday."All necessary arrangements have been made ... Read more...

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Bad weather hampering efforts to clear Amarnath route


May 27th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 27 (IANS) Bad weather is hampering efforts to clear the route to the sacred Amarnath cave shrine in south Kashmir even as the annual Amarnath pilgrimage is ... Read more...

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Music band dedicates ‘Amitabh uncle’ to Big B


May 12th, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) Mumbai-based music band named Dedh iinch upar has composed a song dedicated to Bollywood's megastar Amitabh Bachchan.A tribute to the cinematic legend, the ... Read more...

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Amarnath pilgrimage registration from May 7


April 21st, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 21 (IANS) The Shri Amarnath Shrine Board (SASB) Saturday announced that the registration for the annual pilgrimage to the cave shrine devoted to Lord Shiva will start ... Read more...

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Chopper fares slashed for Amarnath pilgrims


April 4th, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 4 (IANS) Helicopter fares from base camps to the Amarnath cave shrine in Jammu and Kashmir have been slashed by at least 35 percent this year, said ... Read more...

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Sreedharan on Vaishno Devi Board


March 27th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 27 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Governor N.N. Vohra Tuesday reconstituted the Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board.According to Navin Kumar Choudhary, chief executive officer of the Board, among ... Read more...

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Watch your diet, you multi-tasking women! (March 8 is International Women’s Day)


March 6th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) She multitasks, balancing the pressures of work, children and home. But the modern superwoman who manages to do it all ends up neglecting her health, ... Read more...

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Ruiyuan emerges champ at Chennai Open chess


January 12th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 12 (IANS) Yu Ruiyuan of China emerged champion with 9.0 points after the 11th and final round of the SDAT-RMK 4th Chennai Open International Grandmaster chess tournament here ... Read more...

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Maharashtra knocked out, Punjab thrash Bihar in junior hockey nationals


December 19th, 2011 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Dec 19 (IANS) Jharkhand knocked out Maharashtra from the men's junior national hockey tournament beating them 2-1 in the quarterfinals at the Balewadi Sports Complex astro-turf here Monday.Maharashtra took ... Read more...

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Advani yatra gets Mayawati’s green signal


October 12th, 2011 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 12 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Wednesday evening gave its go-ahead to Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) veteran L.K. Advani's Jan Chetna Yatra for holding a rally at ... Read more...

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Doctors strike in Jharkhand affects health services


June 22nd, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 22 (IANS) Medical services were affected in Jharkhand Wednesday as more than 2,000 government doctors went on strike in support of their 12-point demands that include raising the ... Read more...

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Congress, DMK demands PAC chairman Joshi’s resignation


April 27th, 2011 - 10:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 27 (ANI): Charging Public Accounts Committee (PAC) chairman Murli Manohar Joshi of having 'malafide intention' of destabilising the government, the Congress and DMK leaders of the panel on ... Read more...

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Malaysian Indian couple promotes education among poor


April 25th, 2011 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, April 25 (IANS) A young ethnic Indian couple in Malaysia has appealed to people to donate books, stationery, uniforms and food to help in the education of poor ... Read more...

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Jewellery designer Farah Khan Ali opens store in capital


April 22nd, 2011 - 1:43 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) If you want to make heads turn with an emerald or sapphire cocktail ring or a stunning layered ruby and diamond set, head straight ... Read more...

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Court stays winding up of Gujarat public sector company


March 22nd, 2011 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, March 22 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court has stayed a company court's order allowing the winding up of a Gujarat public sector company to pay euro 493,220 dues to ... Read more...

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Love your smartphone? Then check out the negatives too


March 20th, 2011 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) Proud of your latest smartphone and the sparkling bright images? Well take care, your status symbol could cause premature facial wrinkles as well as increase ... Read more...

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India suffer second defeat in Squash World Cup


March 9th, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 9 (IANS) India suffered their second consecutive defeat -- but not before their No.1 player Saurav Ghosal made another strong statement with a fighting display -- at the ... Read more...

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‘Remove infrastructure bottlenecks for travel industry’s growth’


January 29th, 2011 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) Growth in India's travel industry can be achieved only if the required infrastructure is developed, experts said Saturday at the 18th South Asia Travel and Tour Expo ... Read more...

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Tourism minister calls for higher regional cooperation (Lead)


January 28th, 2011 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Tourism Minister Subodh Kant Sahay Friday called for higher cooperation among South Asian countries in promoting tourism and offered India's training facilities to other countries in the ... Read more...

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More tourism cooperation needed in South Asia: Minister


January 28th, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Tourism Minister Subodh Kant Sahay Friday called for greater cooperation among the South Asian countries to promote tourism in the region."More trained and skilled tourism professionals ... Read more...

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Man who assaulted woman during robbery arrested


January 23rd, 2011 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) A man who assaulted a woman during a robbery bid in east Delhi last week has been arrested, police said Sunday.Navin alias Goldy had pushed Madhumita, an ... Read more...

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