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30-year-old auto rickshaws banned in Pakistani city


July 22nd, 2012 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 22 (IANS) Pakistan's northwest tribal region Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has banned the entry of around 3,000 auto rickshaws made in 1985 or earlier into the provincial capital Peshawar to ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

IMF pares India’s growth to 6.1 percent


July 16th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 16 (IANS) With global recovery weakening further, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has marginally reduced India's growth projections from 6.8 percent to 6.1 percent for 2012 ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Dandupalya’ not for faint-hearted (Kannada Movie Review)


June 30th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Film: Dandupalya; Producer: Prashanth Kumar and Girish; Writer and Director: Sreenivasa Raju; Cast: Pooja Gandhi, Ravi Shankar, Nisha Kothari, Raghu Mukherjee, Sudharani, Markand Deshpande, Ravi Kale, Kari Subbu, Jai Dev, Muni, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Army alert over Sino-Indian border (Lead)


May 2nd, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 2 (IANS) The Indian Army is alert to security issues on the Sino-Indian border, a top commander said Wednesday.Referring to China as a "competitor", Lt. Gen. Anil Chait, ... Read more...

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Army alert over security issues on Sino-Indian border


May 2nd, 2012 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 2 (IANS) The Indian Army is alert to security issues on the Sino-Indian border and is prepared for the security and defence of the nation, a top commander ... Read more...

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UP moves to make varsities tobacco-free


April 25th, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 25 (IANS) Weeks after banning junk food in all schools in the state, the Uttar Pradesh government Wednesday stepped up its 'mission' to make all degree colleges and ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Manmohan must visit Pakistan to maintain momentum: daily


April 9th, 2012 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 9 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh should undertake a reciprocal visit to Pakistan in the near future "if momentum is to be maintained" from President Asif ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Sariska area villagers protest relocation


March 31st, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, March 31 (IANS) Around 100 villagers protesting relocation of their villages in the periphery of Sariska Tiger Sanctuary in Rajasthan's Alwar district courted arrest Saturday, police said.The villagers had ... Read more...

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Mushroom path for eco-conservation


March 4th, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 4 (IANS) Mushrooms seems to be helping in ecological conservation at Assam's Deepor Beel. Guwahati based NGO Eco Concept has come forward to help the people living on ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Snow, rain continue in Himachal


February 14th, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 14 (IANS) Heavy snowfall in the higher reaches and intermittent rain in low and mid hills of Himachal Pradesh continued for the third day Tuesday, forcing authorities to ... Read more...

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Mayawati our leader and will always be so, say Dalits


February 9th, 2012 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Feb 9 (IANS) Allegations of corruption against Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati find no takers in large parts of this Dalit land where people from socially marginalised communities ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Arnie can’t see the Taj


February 4th, 2012 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Feb 4 (IANS) Visiting the Taj Mahal always tops the must-do list of any international celebrity arriving in India, and Arnold Schwarzenegger was no exception either. But the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Reliance Trends plans more than 100 stores by fiscal-end


January 11th, 2012 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 11 (IANS) Reliance Retail's fashion apparel arm Reliance Trends is planning to have more than 100 stores in the country by the end of this fiscal, a company ... Read more...

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RBI to issue special coins on century of civil aviation


December 27th, 2011 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India Tuesday said it will shortly circulate coins of Rs.5 denomination to commemorate 100 years of civil aviation in the country.The ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘Shakal Pe Mat Ja’ lacks novelty, disappoints (IANS Movie Review, Rating: *)


November 20th, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Shakal Pe Mat Ja"; Cast: Shubh, Pratik Katare, Chitrak Bandhopadhyay, Harish Parekh, Umang Jain, Rajkumar Kanojia, Saurabh Shukla, Raghuveer Yadav, Aamna Shariff, Zakir Hussain, Mushtaq Khan, Joy Sengupta, Aditya ... Read more...

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Non-planning responsible for Kashmir’s housing mess


November 8th, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu/Srinagar, Nov 8 (IANS) Haphazard expansion, chaotic living conditions and unauthorised colonies have scarred Jammu and Srinagar, the winter and summer capitals of Jammu and Kashmir respectively, with the authorities ... Read more...

Posted in National |

My Pietersen comments not character assassination: Swann


October 28th, 2011 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 28 (IANS) England's stand-in Twenty20 skipper Graeme Swann says his comments in his autobiography that Kevin Pietersen was not a natural leader did not amount to character assassination."It ... Read more...

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Menon cautions against non-state actors


October 22nd, 2011 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) In a veiled reference to extremist networks in Pakistan and Afghanistan, India Saturday said "non-state actors" are now performing state functions and underlined that New ... Read more...

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No kidding: Child labour rampant around Delhi courts


October 8th, 2011 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 8 (IANS) The judiciary may be the upholder of law and justice but when it comes to child labour, children below the age of 14 can be ... Read more...

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Brathwaite sole newcomer in Windies squad for Bangladesh


September 22nd, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
St. John's (Antigua), Sep 22 (IANS/CMC) Uncapped all-rounder Carlos Brathwaite was named in the West Indies 15-member squad for their upcoming One-Day International series in Bangladesh.The 23-year-old is the only complete ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

In bear sanctuary, flooding causes weighty problems


September 14th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) When water came gushing into their cozy homes, Chameli, Raju and Laila were forced to move out. These rescued dancing bears got help from a ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Compensation rate raised for Greater Noida village


August 6th, 2011 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, Aug 6 (IANS) The Greater Noida authority and agitating farmers of Patwari village in Uttar Pradesh Saturday amicably settled issues related to land acquisition, with the administration ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Dolphins have amazing self-healing abilities


July 21st, 2011 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 21 (IANS) A dolphin's ability to heal quickly from a shark bite, its resistance to infection and near-restoration of normal body contour has caught the attention of scientists.Michael ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Three wild tuskers electrocuted near Dudhwa sanctuary


July 8th, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Lakhimpur-Kheri (Uttar Pradesh), July 8 (IANS) Three wild elephants were electrocuted on the periphery of the Dudhwa National Park Friday after high-voltage wires snapped from an electric pole and ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

We need a stable Pakistan that acts against terror: India


June 28th, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 28 (IANS) Describing her recent talks in Islamabad as "productive and positive", India's Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao has said a stable Pakistan which acts as a bulwark against ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

India set to grow at 8.2 percent: IMF


June 17th, 2011 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 17 (IANS) Keeping its predictions for India's growth unchanged at 8.2 percent this year and 7.8 percent in 2012, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) says global activity is ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Maintain peace after results, Bengal parties told


May 12th, 2011 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 12 (IANS) The Election Commission Thursday issued guidelines for political parties in West Bengal to maintain peace and harmony after the declaration of state assembly election results May ... Read more...

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Villagers vent leopard attack ire on forest officials


April 9th, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bahraich (Uttar Pradesh), April 9 (IANS) A group of villagers roughed up a team of forest officials here after a leopard mauled three people in a village on the periphery ... Read more...

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Indo-Pak semifinal: Fans baton charged outside Mohali stadium


March 28th, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
Mohali, Mar 28 (ANI): Chandigarh Police on Monday baton charged a crowd of fans, who were protesting against the black marketing of tickets for the 2011 World Cup semifinal clash between India ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Angry villagers burn alive captured leopard


March 24th, 2011 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kalagarh (Uttarakhand), March 24 (IANS) A mob of about 300-400 villagers poured petrol on a caged leopard and burnt it alive on the outskirts of the Corbett National Park here, ... Read more...

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Security beefed up in India, following intelligence inputs about possible terror strikes


March 10th, 2011 - 7:00 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Mar 10(ANI): Security has beefed up in and around Mumbai's Wankhede Stadium on Wednesday, following inputs from Intelligence Bureau (IB) about possible terror attacks.The Intelligence Bureau has issued advisories to state ... Read more...

Posted in National |

29.5 percent cumulative export growth in India between April-Dec 2010-11 (Part II)


February 25th, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
(Cont.)According to the Survey, the revival of this sector is a good sign, though it is partially due to the base effect. The falling services trade surplus however is adding to the ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Haryana to regularise over 1,000 colonies


February 19th, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 19 (IANS) Over 1,000 illegal colonies in urban areas across Haryana will be regularised and all basic amenities would be provided to their residents, a state minister said here Saturday.Urban ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Cops ensure peaceful Valentine’s Day for Chandigarh couples


February 14th, 2011 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 14 (IANS) Elaborate security arrangements were made all across the city, especially at hotels, restaurants and discotheques, to ensure a smooth Valentine's Day Monday.A large number of police personnel was ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Gujarat imposes curbs on mining close to sanctuaries


February 10th, 2011 - 1:32 am ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Feb 10 (IANS) There will be no mining or industrial activity in a one kilometre area from the boundary of national parks and wildlife sanctuaries, the Gujarat High Court has been ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

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