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Kanda leaves Hooda government embarrassed (Haryana Newsletter)


August 10th, 2012 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 10 (IANS) Till earlier this week, he was Haryana's powerful minister in-charge of home affairs with the entire police force at his beck and call. In a ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

More snow in Shimla, Manali (Lead)


January 5th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 5 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh's picturesque tourist resorts Shimla and Manali witnessed light to moderate snowfall Thursday, cheering up the hospitality sector as tourists started to pour in.While Shimla ... Read more...

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Shimla gets season’s first snowfall


January 4th, 2012 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 4 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh capital Shimla witnessed the season's first snowfall Wednesday evening, pushing down the mercury by several notches."Shimla and its nearby areas received snowfall that ... Read more...

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Rishikesh, Ladakh - the new getaway for adventure seekers (With Images)


June 23rd, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Not so long ago Rishikesh, set in the foothills of the lower Himalayas and a site which witnesses the entry of the holy Ganga into ... Read more...

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Four killed in Peshawar blast (Lead)


June 9th, 2011 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 9 (IANS) At least four people were killed and many injured in a blast Thursday morning in Pakistan's northwest city of Peshawar, Xinhua reported.Police told Dunya TV the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Rain lower temperature in Himachal


May 1st, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 1 (IANS) Rains in Himachal Pradesh Sunday brought some relief from heat. Most tourist hubs saw spells of showers and more rain is on the way, a ... Read more...

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Computer piracy thrives here, but no complaints!


March 28th, 2011 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) When a computer software costing over a thousand rupees is available in its pirated avatar for a few hundred rupees, the customer does not complain. ... Read more...

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Shimla, Manali get more snowfall (Lead)


February 26th, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 26 (IANS) Many popular tourist destinations in Himachal Pradesh, including Shimla and Manali, received snowfall Saturday. Shimla, the resort destination and capital of Himachal Pradesh, received the season's fifth snowfall, ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Fresh snowfall drapes Shimla in white


February 26th, 2011 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 26 (IANS) Shimla, the resort destination of Himachal Pradesh, received the season's fifth snowfall early Saturday, making the destination more picturesque.While Shimla saw a light spell, nearby places like Kufri ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Shimla, Manali get snowfall, mercury dips (Lead)


February 16th, 2011 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 16 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh's popular tourist destinations Shimla and Manali received snowfall Wednesday, pushing down the temperatures by several notches.While Shimla saw a light spell of snowfall in the evening, ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Now an iPhone app that allows New Yorkers to find free condoms


February 15th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 15 (ANI): The Health Department in New York unveiled a free iPhone application on Valentine's Day that allows New Yorkers to input an address and find five nearby places ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Lakhs witness celestial flame at Sabarimala


January 14th, 2011 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Sabarimala (Kerala), Jan 14 (IANS) It was worth the wait for lakhs of devotees who anxiously waited for hours at the famed Sabarimala temple and its nearby places Friday evening to witness ... Read more...

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Snowfall gets Shimla, Manali shivering (Lead)


January 14th, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 14 (IANS) The resort destinations of Himachal Pradesh - Shimla and Manali - received a fresh snowfall Friday, pushing the temperatures by several notches.While Shimla saw a light ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Assamese looking forward to a better tomorrow following militancy decline


January 14th, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, Jan 14 (ANI): The decline of militant activities in the northeast has given a fillip to development activities and employment generation here, and this is gradually transforming the lives of those ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Cat flees after stealing more than 60 shoes from Kiwi neighbours!


January 8th, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 8 (ANI): A two-year-old cat Gus robbed more than 60 pieces of footwear from unsuspecting residents of his New Zealand neighbourhood.Gus the cat has so far brought more than ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

This uninvited wedding guest has a green cause


November 30th, 2010 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
By Asit Srivastava Lucknow, Nov 30 (IANS) You could say he barges into weddings, but it's all for a good cause. Santosh Bajpai turns up uninvited at Uttar Pradesh wedding ceremoies to make ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

100 kiosks to help tourists, sell chocolates during Games


June 8th, 2010 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) At least 100 modern tourist information kiosks which will also sell items like chocolate replicas of Qutub Minar and jalebi-shaped (circular) earrings will be set up in ... Read more...

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Rain in Himachal brings cheer to tourists


May 28th, 2010 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 28 (IANS) Widespread rain in Himachal Pradesh Friday brought cheer to tourists who have thronged the hill stations to escape the heat wave in the northern plains. Most of the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Veera Parampare completes first schedule


May 3rd, 2010 - 8:41 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 3, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Director S. Narayan's film, Veera Parampare, which is produced by Ms. Bhagyavathi Narayan, completed its first schedule on Sunday, May 2 at Bijapur. Starring Kichcha, Sudeep and ... Read more...

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Maoist massacre probe hints at lack of forces’ cooperation (Lead)


April 26th, 2010 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh police did not fully back paramilitary troopers and thus failed to prevent the April 6 attack in which 76 security personnel were killed by ... Read more...

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Rammohan probe draws plan to avoid another Maoist massacre (Exclusive)


April 26th, 2010 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) The government appointed probe by former Border Security Force chief E.N. Rammohan into the April 6 Maoist massacre in Dantewada has suggested a blueprint that includes better ... Read more...

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Fire worship in Rajasthan to check global warming


January 2nd, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Jhunjhunu (Rajasthan), Jan 2 (ANI): The holy fire ritual known as Yagna Havan was organised by a group of Hindus here with the belief that it will reduce the ill effects of ... Read more...

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Assam police arrest a suspected ULFA cadre


December 27th, 2009 - 6:59 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, Dec.27 (ANI): Sleuths of Assam Police have nabbed a youth, suspected to be a cadre of outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) group and seized explosives from his possession.Identified ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Shrine that plays postman to god


December 27th, 2009 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
By Byomakesh Biswal Kaipadar (Orissa), Dec 27 (IANS) God's divine intervention can be sought in many ways -- you can pray silently, speak aloud or sing. Or you can drop a letter at ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Some head home, others plan getaways this Diwali


October 15th, 2009 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Classes are cancelled and hostels wear a barren look. With Diwali just a day away, students and professionals in the capital who hail from nearby places are ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Goa takes cue from Kerala, to develop backwater tourism


July 10th, 2009 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 10 (IANS) Known more for its beaches, Goa now wants to cash in on the tourism potential of backwater tourism on the lines of Kerala. The state tourism authorities ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Elephant rescued from muddy swamp in Kerala district


July 4th, 2009 - 7:39 pm ICT by ANI
Wayanad (Kerala), July 4 (ANI): After a struggle of many hours and the effort of villagers, the life of an elephant which was stuck in a muddy swamp in the remote village ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Gwalior holds workshops for specially-abled


June 20th, 2009 - 7:44 pm ICT by ANI
Gwalior, June 20(ANI): Several workshops on the art of papier-mache are being conducted in Gwalior, solely for the specially-abled youngsters to make these young minds self-reliant so that they can earn their ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Nuclear station scientist goes missing from Karnataka


June 12th, 2009 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Kaiga/Mangalore (Karnataka), June 12 (ANI): A probe has been ordered after a senior scientific officer posted at the Kaiga Atomic Power Plant of Nuclear Power Corporation of India in Karnataka went missing. ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Scientist goes missing from atomic plant in Karnataka


June 11th, 2009 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 11 (IANS) A senior scientific officer of the state-run Kaiga atomic power plant in coastal Karnataka has been missing since Monday after he went on a morning walk in the ... Read more...

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Hepatitis-B toll rises to 16 in Gujarat sub-district


February 16th, 2009 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Feb 15 (IANS) With four more deaths Sunday, the toll following hepatitis-B virus infection in Modasa sub-district in Gujarat has gone up to 16, officials said. Police complaints have been lodged ... Read more...

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Snow in Shimla brings cheer to farmers, hoteliers (Lead) (With Images)


February 11th, 2009 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 11 (IANS) Snow in Himachal Pradesh and widespread rain in its lower reaches has brought cheers to the farmers and hoteliers in the region. Shimla and nearby tourist spots saw ... Read more...

Posted in World |

One in 17 Mediterranean men may be descended from a Phoenician


October 31st, 2008 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 31 (ANI): A new study by genographic scientists has found that as many as one in 17 men in the Mediterranean basin may have a Phoenician as a direct ... Read more...

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12 killed and 50 injured as bus falls into gorge in Andhra Pradesh


September 12th, 2008 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad , Sept 12 (ANI): Twelve people were killed and over fifty injured after a tourist bus plunged into a deep gorge last night in Nellore District of Andhra Pradesh.The ... Read more...

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Gang of car thieves busted in Noida


August 2nd, 2008 - 1:02 am ICT by IANS
Noida, Aug 1 (IANS) The Noida Police Friday claimed to have busted a gang of car thieves active in the national capital region with the arrest of six people. The police identified ... Read more...

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