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It’s Onam , but few homes will do the full 26-dish sadhya


August 24th, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 24 (IANS) It is going to be one week of laying out the most elaborate spread at many households in Kerala. Irrespective of caste, creed or religion, almost ... Read more...

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Atomic power station reactors to generate 340 MW


August 22nd, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 22 (IANS) One of the two atomic reactors at the Madras Atomic Power Station (MAPS) at Kalpakkam, belonging to the Nuclear Power Corp of India Ltd, will start ... Read more...

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Ayushmann won’t assist Sircar in ‘Jaffna’


August 19th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) Ayushmann Khurrana says he will not assist director Shoojit Sircar in "Jaffna" anymore due to paucity of time."After 'Vicky Donor', there was nothing, so I decided ... Read more...

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Rajasthan, Hyderabad share honours


July 30th, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mysore, July 30 (IANS) Expectedly, Rajasthan CA drew with Hyderabad CA in a high-scoring match of the Shafi Darashah Trophy cricket tournament here Monday.In Alur, Baroda CA and Bangladesh 'A' ... Read more...

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Nigeria approves $1.5 bn for railway project


July 19th, 2012 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Abuja, July 19 (IANS) The Nigerian government has approved $1.5 billion for a railway network modernisation project.The southwestern Lagos-Ibadan double track railway line modernization is one of the west African ... Read more...

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Public art struggles to find its space in India (Feature with images)


June 23rd, 2012 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Art is making a serious effort to reach the masses in India with expositions in vantage public places despite official hurdles and poor awareness about ... Read more...

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State-run buses off Himachal roads, commuters hit hard


June 5th, 2012 - 9:47 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 5 (IANS) Employees of the state-run Himachal Road Transport Corporation (HRTC), which has a fleet over 1,900 buses, Tuesday went on a day-long strike, hitting the commuters hard.Protesting ... Read more...

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Health of urban poor worse than rural poor: Parliamentary panel


April 30th, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Health indicators of the urban poor are worse than their rural counterparts, a parliamentary panel has said slamming the government for its failure to launch ... Read more...

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Can the gharial win the battle for survival?


March 18th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) A few years back, a boat trip down the Chambal river in north India would have yielded a surreal sight - groups of gharials basking ... Read more...

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Rahul storms Lucknow


February 16th, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 16 (IANS) Congress star campaigner Rahul Gandhi zoomed through different parts of Lucknow in an unusual three-and-a-half-hour roadshow Thursday.In keeping with his own brand of politics, Rahul ... Read more...

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Omar hopes Anna calls off fasts permanently


December 29th, 2011 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 29 (IANS) Accusing Anna Hazare of directing his agitation against the Congress, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Thursday said he hoped the activist calls off ... Read more...

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Poll panel rejects Punjab’s octroi abolition, more cash seized


December 27th, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 27 (IANS) The Election Commission (EC) has rejected the Punjab government's decision abolishing octroi on petrol and diesel sales in towns and cities across the state, officials said ... Read more...

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No dearth of funds for education: Dikshit


November 18th, 2011 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Friday said there will be no paucity of funds for education as it was her government's top priority."There would be ... Read more...

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Affordable Art Fair comes to India


October 28th, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) The growing Indian art market has opened its door to the prestigious Affordable Art Fair -- a global showcase-cum-sale of affordable art by young contemporary ... Read more...

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India, Asian economies will drive global growth: Ministers


October 4th, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) Asia, and particularly India, will be the major driver of global economic growth for the better part of the next century, senior union ministers said ... Read more...

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Judging the judiciary: 32 million pending cases clog up courts


September 25th, 2011 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) A few days from now, the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government will complete two years of a promise that it gave with great fanfare in ... Read more...

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Government given two days to convert land use for high court


September 12th, 2011 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Displeased over the authorities' delay in converting from residential to institutional 2.74 acres of land allotted to it three years ago, the Delhi High Court ... Read more...

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MCD not using development funds, says Dikshit


September 1st, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Thursday charged the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) with not using government funds earmarked for development work and civic projects ... Read more...

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Lack of funds delay railway projects: Minister


August 12th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) The government Friday said lack of funds and bureaucratic hurdles were causing huge price escalations in ongoing railway projects."The main reasons for delay have been ... Read more...

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Public projects worth over Rs.300,000 crore delayed


August 11th, 2011 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Over 250 central projects worth Rs.369,361.6 crore have been delayed due to non-availability of land, paucity of funds, delay in supplies from vendors, and problems ... Read more...

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Regulars give Accessory Show at LFW a miss


August 3rd, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Malini Agarwalla, Sonali Dalwani and Suhani Pittie have been regulars at the Accessory Show at the Lakme Fashion Week (LFW), but this time they ... Read more...

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Land acquisition bill draft in public domain soon: Ramesh


July 27th, 2011 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) The much-awaited land acquisition bill will be compliant with the exiting legislations on panchayats and forest rights and its draft will be placed in ... Read more...

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For every 40 rural households, a welfare scheme volunteer


May 23rd, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) There will be one welfare programme volunteer for every 40 village households across India in a couple of years. It's a new government initiative ... Read more...

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India calls for stronger media links with Africa


May 21st, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, May 21 (IANS) Days ahead of its second summit with the African continent, India Saturday made a strong pitch for greater media exchanges to bridge the knowledge ... Read more...

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Batcha autopsy doctor to fight Tamil Nadu poll


March 26th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 26 (IANS) The doctor who conducted an autopsy on the body of Sadiq Batcha, a realtor and associate of former communications minister A. Raja, has filed his nomination ... Read more...

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44 per cent Pakistanis drinking unsafe water as world observes Water Day today


March 22nd, 2011 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 22(ANI): As many as 72 million Pakistanis out of a 180-million population do not have access to safe drinking water as the country observes World Water Day today.According to Environment ... Read more...

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Nearly half of Pakistanis drinking unsafe water


March 22nd, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 22 (IANS) Nearly half of the 160 million people in Pakistan drink unsafe water, says a media report Tuesday on the occasion of World Water Day.Around 72 million ... Read more...

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AISECT launches portal to make quality education, ICT-based services more accessible


February 23rd, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.23 (ANI): AISECT, India's leading education, training and services network, has announced the launch of its portal 'AISECT Online'.This latest technology-enabled initiative of AISECT aims to empower students with ... Read more...

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BSP government not serious on development: Rahul Gandhi


February 8th, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Amethi (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 8 (IANS) Accusing the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) government of not being serious about the development of Uttar Pradesh, Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Tuesday urged the ... Read more...

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Eminent Scriptwriter, Matthew Robbins, Asserts That Susanna Of ‘7 Khoon Maaf’ Is An …


January 28th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Vishal Bharadwaj, the victorious Bollywood director, sought the assistance of Matthew Robbins, a prominent Hollywood scriptwriter, to inscribe the script of ‘7 Khoon Maaf’ (7KM), which is Bharadwaj’s celluloid version ... Read more...

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Hospital to treat 18-year-old heart patient for free


January 18th, 2011 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) The G.B. Pant Hospital Tuesday assured the Delhi High Court that it would provide free treatment to an 18-year-old boy who sought a direction to the hospital ... Read more...

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Campaign to resurrect Mirza Ghalib’s legacy gathers momentum


December 24th, 2010 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) The campaign to resurrect the poetic legacy of Mirza Ghalib, the iconic 19th century classical Sufi lyricist and poet, is gathering momentum with the installation of his ... Read more...

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Hamid Ansari calls for more funds for State Universities to improve higher education


December 20th, 2010 - 8:24 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Dec 20 (ANI): Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari on Monday said that higher education cannot improve in India unless State Universities, which are the backbone and represent the bulk of enrolment, ... Read more...

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Shoaib and I make an ideal couple: Sania


December 19th, 2010 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Dec 19 (IANS) Indian tennis star Sania Mirza says she has found the prince of her dreams in Shoaib Malik and that they are an "ideal couple."Sania told Jang, Pakistan's ... Read more...

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Competent British Actress, Helen Mirren, Dubs Hollywood As Guilty Of Practicing Sexism


December 9th, 2010 - 9:27 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
December 9, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The competent British actress, Helen Mirren, labeled as sexy by her admirers, has alleged that Hollywood is guilty of adherence to sexism and ageism ... Read more...

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