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65 bikers roar off on Himalayan odyssey

June 23rd, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) The ninth Royal Enfield Himalayan Odyssey was flagged off here Saturday with 65 riders scheduled to cover 2,700 km over a period of 16 days ... Read more...

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Now a Swiss hotel suite, train named after Yash Chopra

April 12th, 2011 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) Veteran Bollywood filmmaker Yash Chopra, known for his love of capturing Switzerland's picturesque landscape in his movies, became the first recipient of the title of ... Read more...

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Kingfisher Calender to be shot in Mauritius

October 25th, 2010 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) After turning up the heat in the Maldives last year, the ultra chic Kingfisher calendar will now be shot in Mauritius.This will be the second time Mauritius ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Sri Lanka woos Hollywood

September 19th, 2010 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 19 (IANS) With Tamil insurgents crushed after a quarter century of bloodshed, Sri Lanka is actively wooing Hollywood. "We are working to increase our visibility with producers and directors in Hollywood ... Read more...

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Tourists delighted with Beijing snowfall

November 2nd, 2009 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 2 (IANS) Tourists to the Chinese capital enjoyed the artificially-induced snowfall as bus routes to the city's suburbs were suspended. In Xiangshan mountain on the outskirts of Beijing, a tourist ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

For villagers, he made garden grow out of wilderness (Feature)

October 9th, 2009 - 9:51 am ICT by IANS
By Asit Srivastava Lucknow, Oct 9 (IANS) What was once full of thorny bushes, wild grass and bamboo plants today lies transformed into a garden where children come to play. Narsingh Sadhusharan, a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Kashmir wooing Bollywood back

August 17th, 2009 - 9:20 am ICT by IANS
By Ruchika Kher New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Sparkling rivers, regal Chinar trees, flowering meadows and snowcapped peaks - the beauty of Kashmir had been depicted in several hit Hindi movies like ... Read more...

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Obama mixes business with pleasure during family weekend outing

August 16th, 2009 - 12:13 pm ICT by ANI
Arizona (US), Aug.16 (ANI): US President Barack Obama mixed business with time out with his family while visiting Yellowstone National Park and the Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona over the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Lavasa hosts its first Women’s Car Rally

March 25th, 2009 - 9:23 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
'Lavasa Women's Drive' to raise awareness and aid for cancerMumbai, March 25, 2009: Lavasa Corporation Ltd. will organize its first women's car rally, titled 'Lavasa Women's Drive' on Sunday, March 29, ... Read more...

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White water rafting and kayaking competition kicks off in Uttarakhand

March 16th, 2008 - 8:53 pm ICT by admin
Shivpuri (Uttarakhand), Mar 16 (ANI): Enthusiasts from across the country converged at Shivpuri in Uttarakhand to participate in the three-day white water rafting and kayaking competition. This the third all India ... Read more...

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