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When the weather gods smiled (I-Day sidelights)


August 15th, 2012 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) The skies threatened to pour and security personnel were maintaining a strict no umbrella policy. But it was as if the weather gods had ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

‘Gangs Of Wasseypur - Part 2′ - more fast-paced, furious violence (IANS Movie Review)


August 9th, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Gangs Of Wasseypur - Part 2"; Actors: Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Huma Qureshi, Richa Chadda, Rajkumar Yadav, Zeishan Quadri; Director: Anurag Kashyap; Rating: ****If you try to count the numbers of ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Ah! Some ‘cutting tea’ on a cold Bhopal morn (Letter from Bhopal)


January 20th, 2012 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 20 (IANS) Ever heard of "cutting tea"? It is Bhopal's unique offering - basically half or three-fourth cup of hot tea, served at interminable big and small tea ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

‘Loot’ downhill all the way (Hindi Movie Review — Rating: * 1/2)


November 4th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Loot"; Cast: Govinda, Suniel Shetty, Javed Jaffrey, Mahaaskshay Chakbraborty, Ravi Kissan and Prem Chopra; Director; Rajneesh Thakur; Rating: * 1/2There is a Don (oh, there are many of them ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Ban Indian films, demands Pakistan daily


October 7th, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 7 (IANS) A leading Pakistani newspaper Friday sought a ban on Indian films, warning this was the only way to help the local cinema "develop and thrive". The ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Come spring, it’s time to take up the mop and duster!


March 10th, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 10 (ANI): Spring is here, and it's time to pick up the broom.A survey by cleaning firm Vileda has revealed that 52 per cent Britons will get busy with a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Sneak Preview Of ‘Bhooter Bhabisyat’


September 13th, 2010 - 9:31 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 13, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Joy B. Ganguly is not resting his laurels after delivering a huge hit "Shukno Lanka'. On the contrary he has floated a new production house called "Satya ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Ahmadinejad says bin Laden is in Washington, but State Department says he’s not


May 6th, 2010 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 6 (ANI): Toying with America's view on security seems to be the flavour of the month as far as Iran is concerned.While Iran President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad told ABC "I heard ... Read more...

Posted in World |

First alert on Canadian subway networks


March 30th, 2010 - 10:50 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, March 30 (IANS) For the first time in recent years, Canada put its subway networks on "extra alert" Monday after twin terrorist attacks in Moscow that killed 38 people. In the country's ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Street vendors, corporate hands clear Delhi garbage (Lead)


March 20th, 2010 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) At least 1,000 people, ranging from employees of leading corporate groups and the civic wings of the Delhi government to street vendors and individual volunteers, ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Premier office complex cleaned up for CWG


March 20th, 2010 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) At least 1,000 people, comprising employees of leading corporate groups, the civic wings of the Delhi government, street vendors and individual volunteers, Saturday mopped up more ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Negative mood generates warm glow about the familiar


February 10th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 10 (IANS) A sick or sad child might cling to mom's leg. But that same child - fed, rested and generally content - will happily toddle off to explore every ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Inability to snuff out opponents is a recurring flaw of Australian team: Roebuck


January 17th, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 17(ANI): Noted cricket columnist Peter Roebuck has said that the Ricky Ponting-led Australian team's inability to snuff out the opponents to reinforce their position is a recurring flaw of the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Delhi was a city in transit (Flashback 2009)


December 23rd, 2009 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
By Azera Rahman and Mayank Aggarwal New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) The Delhi Metro zipped across the border to Uttar Pradesh, in a first. A snazzier airport terminal, overarching flyovers, dug-up roads in ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Another special park in Bangalore for disabled children


September 4th, 2009 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 4 (IANS) Eight-year-old wheelchair-bound Vaani P. has never been to a park. When she was taken to the newly opened Gayatridevi Park in Rajajinagar here, she could not hide her ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Sienna Miller says her G.I. Joe doll reveals ‘every nook and cranny’


May 31st, 2009 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 31 (ANI): Actress Sienna Miller has said the 'G.I. Joe' action figure modeled after her is so precise that it covers "every nook and cranny" that she would ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

This ticket aspirant wants to make voting compulsory


March 9th, 2009 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) "You are from the media? I am a candidate for the Mau Ghosai seat in Uttar Pradesh. When will he come?" asked Rajendra Singh as he walked ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Cyclists’ Pakistani mission derailed, but not peace message


December 25th, 2008 - 9:51 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 25 (IANS) They were on a mission to Pakistan that went unfulfilled. The Nov 26 Mumbai terror attack put paid to the efforts of a group of 33 cyclists from ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

The everlasting magic of iftar evenings in Delhi markets


September 12th, 2008 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) The cherished moment at sunset is iftar, time to break the roza, truly a time of bliss when after a hard day the family reunion is there ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

London, New York, get set to savour northeast Indian delicacies


August 2nd, 2008 - 9:53 am ICT by IANS
By Maitreyee Boruah Kolkata, Aug 2 (IANS) The West may be high on tikka and tandoori, but here come meat with bamboo shoot, cooked wild herbs, banana stems and more. Dishes from India's ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

In Mayawati’s home state discussion has gone beyond UPA’s trust vote (Lead)


July 22nd, 2008 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 22 (IANS) In Uttar Pradesh, where politics runs through the veins of its 160 million population, the topic of discussion in the last few days has not been whether the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

In UP, the discussion has gone beyond UPA’s trust vote to Mayawati


July 22nd, 2008 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 22 (IANS) In Uttar Pradesh, where politics runs through the veins of its 160 million population, the topic of discussion in the last few days has been not whether the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Scientists discover deepest microbial life ever to be found beneath the sea floor


May 23rd, 2008 - 2:05 pm ICT by admin
London, May 23 (ANI): Scientists have found microbes in a 111-million-year-old rock buried 1.6 kilometres below the sea floor, a discovery that marks the deepest living cells ever to be found ... Read more...

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