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Fighting corruption - a poor farmer’s way


June 14th, 2012 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 14 (IANS) Asked to pay a Rs.1,000 bribe, a landless Bihar farmer begged to differ. And he vented his ire by collecting alms and sending the amount to ... Read more...

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Chisti may meet Sarabjit in Pakistan


May 11th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Ajmer, May 11 (IANS) Octogenarian Pakistani prisoner Mohammad Khalil Chisti, who was Thursday permitted by the Supreme Court to visit Pakistan for a temporary stay, would like to meet Sarabjit ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Apex court notice on validity of law against dud cheques


May 8th, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday issued notice to the central government on a plea challenging the constitutional validity of a law which leaves no option to ... Read more...

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I saw Delhi High Court blast, 9/11: Nepal psychic


September 11th, 2011 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Sep 11 (IANS) A 34-year-old unemployed man from central Nepal claims to have "seen" the explosion before New Delhi's high court last week that killed 13 people, the ... Read more...

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Kashmir’s shrinking farm lands, victim of development?


May 30th, 2011 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 30 (IANS) Kashmir Valley gives a perfect image of lush, green countryside. But thanks to insatiable greed for money and dipping profits in agriculture, the fields of the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

No to euthanasia, parents now seek help for kids


March 18th, 2011 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 18 (IANS) After being discouraged against seeking mercy killing for his two sons, Mukesh Kumar now seeks Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Bihar parents seek mercy killing for two sons


March 9th, 2011 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
Muzaffarpur (Bihar), March 9 (IANS) Asha Devi is aware of the cruel irony. "Mothers seek long lives for their children, but here I am seeking death for my two sons," ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Nothing gets bigger than Jassi: Mona Singh (With Image) (Interview)


March 2nd, 2011 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) She is one of the most sought after anchors at award functions now, but actress Mona Singh admits nothing can surpass the success of her ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

It was the year of newbies in Bollywood with 150 debuts (2010 in Retrospect)


December 27th, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
By Manpreet Kaur New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) For Bollywood's A-listers the going was tough in 2010, but a whole lot of fresh talent came as a breather for the Hindi film ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Congress, NCP leaders also turn up to felicitate Munde


December 12th, 2010 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 12 (IANS) Congress and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leaders joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Shiv Sena in felicitating BJP's Gopinath Munde on his 61st birthday Sunday.The felicitation ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Peepli Live is India’s Official Entry to Oscars


September 24th, 2010 - 10:55 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 24, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Aamir Khan and Anusha Rizvi's Peepli Live has been making waves since even before its extremely well marketed release all over the world. Perhaps Mr. Perfectionist ... Read more...

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‘Peepli Live’ coming alarmingly alive in Nepal


August 18th, 2010 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Aug 18 (IANS) As the audience wonders whether Natha, the poor farmer from Peepli village, will kill himself to save his family and land in Aamir Khan's latest ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

“Peepli Live” All Set To Hit Theaters Tomorrow


August 12th, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Aug 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Movie-buffs are well-acquainted with the fact that when a film hails from the production house of ace Bollywood actor Aamir Khan, the last thing that they ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

“I Feel That As A Filmmaker, I Have Improved By Miles From Dil Vil Pyar Vyar To Red Alert”: Ananth Mahadevan


July 9th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 9, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): On the eve of release of his latest film Red Alert, Ananth Mahadevan tells Jyothi Venkatesh that he opted for Sunil Shetty because of his looks, ... Read more...

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I’m the only specialised villain left in Bollywood: Gulshan Grover


July 8th, 2010 - 9:55 am ICT by IANS
By Dibyojyoti Baksi Mumbai, July 8 (IANS) Gulshan Grover plays a police officer in "Red Alert:The War Within" but for audiences he will always remain the Bollywood bad man he's played in ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Now, khap panchayat menace surfaces in Rajasthan


April 27th, 2010 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) The khap panchayat menace has surfaced in Rajasthan, with many people alleging victimisation at the hands of the caste councils.The victims of khap panchayats from Rajasthan gathered ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Cured leprosy patients ready to conquer Mt Everest


April 22nd, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, April 22 (IANS) Nearly three decades ago Raj Kumar Shah, then nine, had a traumatic experience that changed his entire life.The son of a poor farmer contracted leprosy, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Farmer’s hut razed for vice president’s chopper in Madhya Pradesh’


February 15th, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Feb 15 (IANS) A farmer's hut was demolished to pave way for a helipad for the landing of Vice President Hamid Ansari's helicopter at Mandu during his recent visit to Madhya ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Poor farmer scores legal victory over president’s kin (Lead)


February 10th, 2010 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur/New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) A humble, unemployed farmer fought for nearly three years to save his tiny two-acre field from none other than relatives of President Pratibha Patil - and ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Prince of Rajpipla in Raaz Pehchle Janam Ka!


December 24th, 2009 - 6:47 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The crowned prince of Rajpipla and popular Gay rights activist, Manvendra Singh Gohil will make his debut on television in a unique way. Curious by the concept of 'Imagine's "Raaz ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Congress bats for Uttar Pradesh’s sugarcane farmers


December 16th, 2009 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 16 (IANS) Congress leaders from Uttar Pradesh Wednesday led a sugarcane farmers' protest outside the office of the cane commissioner here to express solidarity with the "exploited farmers". Organised under the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Rajasthan farmers unable to feed cattle due to rising fodder prices


November 13th, 2009 - 6:49 pm ICT by ANI
Jaipur, Nov. 13 (ANI): Farmers in Rajasthan are facing difficult times because of unaffordable fodder prices as a result of a 'dry spell' in the state."It is a very difficult period for ... Read more...

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Mayawati accuses centre of ignoring sugarcane growers


October 31st, 2009 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 31 (IANS) Accusing the central government of disregarding the interest of 4 million sugarcane growers of the state, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati has shot off a letter ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Woman conceives after tubectomy at Uttar Pradesh hospital


September 24th, 2009 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 24 (IANS) The wife of a poor farmer of Lakhimpur Kheri district in Uttar Pradesh gave birth to twins earlier this week -- even after opting for a tubectomy operation ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Junior doctors’ strike claims 6 lives in Bihar


August 28th, 2009 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 28 (IANS) Six patients admitted to the Patna Medical College and Hospital (PMCH) here died amid a strike by junior doctors which entered its second day Friday crippling medical services. Three ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Boy makes Patnaik say ‘let there be light’


June 6th, 2009 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 6 (IANS) A small village in Orissa, like many in the country has been without electricity. A boy with a desire to study didn't let that come in his way ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Penniless Plight


May 27th, 2009 - 12:43 pm ICT by admin
By Anjali Singh, CNSLucknow: When tragedy strikes children of underprivileged homes whom do they turn too? Victims of unfortunate circumstances they are forced to be deprived of the their basic right to ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

39-year-old mum attends primary school with 10-year-old son!


April 28th, 2009 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 28 (ANI): A 39-year-old Chinese woman is said to be attending primary school with her 10-year-old son.The migrant worker in the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region never learned to read ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pinki will become a doctor, promises farmer father


February 27th, 2009 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) Farmer Rajender Sonkar Friday said he would ensure that his daughter, eight-year-old Pinki, becomes a doctor. For it was surgery that transformed the cleft-lipped girl and made ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Tribal seeks compensation for son’s death in police shootout


November 28th, 2008 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Nov 28 (IANS) A tribal man has sought compensation from the Orissa government accusing the police of killing his son in a fake shootout last week, a lawyer said Friday.Junesh Bada ... Read more...

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Killing of Bihar youths in Mumbai blacks out Diwali at home


October 28th, 2008 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Oct 28 (IANS) Hundreds of people of Kadamkuan locality here did not celebrate Diwali Tuesday to protest the killing of local youth Rahul Raj in police firing in Mumbai a day ... Read more...

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Murder case filed against Raj Thackeray in Bihar


October 24th, 2008 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Oct 24 (IANS) Raj Thackeray may now face a murder charge after the father of Pawan Kumar, the youth who was allegedly killed by Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) activists in Mumbai, ... Read more...

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Bihar youths claim MNS killed candidate, vandalise Patna station


October 21st, 2008 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Oct 21 (IANS) Youths who returned to Bihar Tuesday after being assaulted by Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) activists while appearing for a railway recruitment exam Sunday, vandalised the railway station here ... Read more...

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Pakistan considering Sarabjit’s case: minister


October 5th, 2008 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 5 (IANS) Pakistan was considering options of releasing Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh, arrested on charges of terrorism and facing death penalty, Law Minister Farooq H. Naek said Sunday, also calling ... Read more...

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Rajnath Singh says Bangla HuJI with ISI links responsible for Tripura blasts


October 4th, 2008 - 9:15 pm ICT by ANI
By Pinaki DasAgartala, Oct 4 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Rajnath Singh on Saturday claimed that Bangladeshi Muslim fundamentalist (HuJI-B) supported by ISI are involved in recent serial blast in ... Read more...

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