Six people responsible for Mahi’s death, says inquiry

September 21st, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Sep 21 (IANS) A magisterial inquiry has held six people responsible for the death on June 20 this year of five-year-old Mahi who fell into a 70-feet-deep borewell, an ... Read more...

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Shutdown affects Punjab, Rajoana appeals for peace (Third Lead)

March 28th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 28 (IANS) A shutdown called by Sikh groups to protest the scheduled hanging of terrorist Balwant Singh Rajoana affected life in most parts of Punjab but the man ... Read more...

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Reap the democratic dividend in Kashmir

April 30th, 2011 - 11:46 am ICT by ANI
Despite vocal calls by various militant groups and separatist Kashmiri leaders, the first four phases of polling in the local body elections in Jammu and Kashmir have witnessed a voter turnout of ... Read more...

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Women to the fore in Bihar panchayat polls

April 19th, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 19 (IANS) Nearly three lakh women candidates are to contest the 10-phase panchayat polls in Bihar beginning Wednesday, thanks to the 50 percent reservation for them in village ... Read more...

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Thumbs up for this Caste Panchayat

December 27th, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
By Usha ChowdharyJalore (Rajasthan), Dec 27 (ANI): In Jalore district, Western Rajasthan, the Caste Panchayat which in the region goes by the name of 'Jati panchayat' is active. It sees itself as ... Read more...

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Himachal all set to empower rural women

December 25th, 2010 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 25 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh is all set to empower women at the grassroots level by electing only women to around 13,000 seats in panchayati raj institutions (PRIs), the village-level ... Read more...

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National Award is first big award of my life: Ananya

September 15th, 2010 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 15 (IANS) "It is yet to sink in completely. But yes, it feels great," said Ananya Chatterjee Wednesday soon after being named Best Actress at the 57th National Film ... Read more...

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Second phase of Haryana panchayat polls Saturday

June 11th, 2010 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 11 (IANS) The second phase of panchayat (village council) polls in Haryana will be held in 36 blocks of state's 12 districts Saturday, an Election Commission official said here ... Read more...

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IITians to the aid of their short-staffed alma mater

October 1st, 2009 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Oct 1 (IANS) With IITs in India perpetually short of teaching staff, the seventh Pan-IIT Global Conference in Chicago next week will prepare a database of alumni ready ... Read more...

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Priyanka Gandhi on hectic campaign trail

April 14th, 2009 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Rajat Rai Amethi, April 14 (IANS) Over a dozen public meetings, a run of nearly 100 km in a BMW SUV, with only a common request to the voters of Amethi ... Read more...

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An ‘eye-opener’ and a ‘relic’ - a shoe that said it all!

April 7th, 2009 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 7 (IANS) The live shoe tossing by a journalist towards Home Minister P. Chidambaram in New Delhi Tuesday brought varied reactions from the Sikh leadership in Punjab - the ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh villagers host naming ceremony for lion cubs

June 17th, 2008 - 8:18 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 16 (IANS) About a hundred villagers hosted a feast on the outskirts of state capital to name three lion cubs at a government zoo, an official said Monday. Residents from ... Read more...

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Artists staging ballet to help revive Indian classical dance

April 25th, 2008 - 5:36 pm ICT by admin
By Prabhat Sharan Mumbai, April 25 (IANS) Seven performing artists, among them TV actresses Sudha Chandran and Rajeshwari Sachdev-Badola, will showcase the sheer energy and rhythm of Indian classical dance through a ballet ... Read more...

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President Patil to inaugurate national folk dance festival Loktarang tomorrow

January 23rd, 2008 - 9:26 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Jan 23 (ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patill will inaugurate the six-day National Folk Dance Festival named as Loktarang, tomorrow.President Patil will inaugurate the festival and Tourism and Culture Minister ... Read more...

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