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World’s only Sanskrit daily holds out against odds (Media Feature)


July 2nd, 2012 - 11:05 am ICT by IANS
Mysore, July 2 (IANS) Sudharma, possibly the only Sanskrit daily in the world, is struggling for survival as it approaches its 43rd anniversary later this year.In the face of dwindling ... Read more...

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Celebrities also are human beings: Big B


June 2nd, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, whose daughter-in-law actress Aishwarya Rai has recently found herself in the midst of media attention due to her post-pregnancy weight, says ... Read more...

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World looking at us through ‘Bollywood window’: Writer Mushtaq Sheikh


May 29th, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) The worth of a popular work of literature is now often judged by a little tagline, "Soon to be made into a motion picture", ... Read more...

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Assam ties up with US varsity to document traditional practices


March 19th, 2012 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 19 (IANS) Assam has tied up with the Stanford University in the US for documenting the rich culture, traditional knowledge, customs and indigenous practices of various communities in ... Read more...

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Save Kosi river corridor, save tigers: WWF


March 18th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) Highlighting the importance of the Kosi river corridor in the Corbett tiger reserve in Uttarakhand, the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) said Sunday that the crucial ... Read more...

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Nevaan too young to be over-exposed, says Sonu Niigaam


December 13th, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 13 (IANS) Ever since the orignal "Kolaveri Di" song has been released, several other versions of the number also have hit the web, including one by Sonu ... Read more...

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Documentation missing in Indian film industry: Big B


September 14th, 2011 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan says that it is unfortunate that there is no archival work being done in the Indian film industry."I believe the whole ... Read more...

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The wounded son… and a mother who waits (Week after Delhi High Court blast)


September 13th, 2011 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) It was a blast that was literally deafening... a flash of terror that changed his life forever. Almost a week after the Delhi High Court ... Read more...

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Senate plays politics in shaken Washington


August 24th, 2011 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 24 (IANS) In the midst of an earthquake that shook Washington, the US Senate met briefly in a basement near Union Station to prevent President Barack Obama from ... Read more...

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In exile, Husain wanted to destroy his paintings: Son


July 4th, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Forced to live away from India, M.F. Husain at one time wanted to destroy all his paintings, says his son Owais Husain who is hungering ... Read more...

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Indian diaspora’s beginnings to be recorded for posterity


July 3rd, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Indentured migration that took thousands of poor Indians across the seas to the new British plantation colonies to meet the shortage of labour after the ... Read more...

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Anna Hazare is face of anti-corruption: Kiran Bedi


May 18th, 2011 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) When the history of the anti-corruption movement is written for posterity, veteran Gandhian Anna Hazare's face will be identified with the fight, says writer, social ... Read more...

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Biopic makes world’s shortest man walk tall


April 17th, 2011 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 17 (IANS) Khagendra Thapa Magar, the 19-year-old who is the shortest man in Nepal, and indeed in the whole world, is walking tall after having his biopic made.Magar, ... Read more...

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People power: Hazare breaks fast, PM meets anti-graft law demand (Afternoon Lead)


April 9th, 2011 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) The diminutive, bespectacled man sipped from a glass of juice and cheers resonated across the vast expanse that is India. Anna Hazare had broken ... Read more...

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Taj at sunset casts spell over African, Asian ministers


February 20th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
By Manish Chand Agra, Feb 20 (IANS) The soft glow of the setting sun gently flickered over the Taj Mahal amid faint Quranic chants, evoking sighs of appreciation from hordes of visiting ministers ... Read more...

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World’s oldest wedding cake made in 1898 even survived WWII!


February 14th, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 14 (ANI): A whole wedding cake is really the last thing that one should dare to preserve - even for posterity's sake.More so because the title of the world's oldest ... Read more...

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NCSC 2010 witnessed participation of young scientists from northeast


January 7th, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati/Chennai, Jan 7 (ANI): The 18th National Children Science Congress (NCSC), which was recently held in Tamil Nadu's Chennai city witnessed the participation of young scientists from Nagaland, Meghalaya and other states ... Read more...

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Dr. Karan Singh receives ‘Dayawati Modi Award 2010 for Art, Culture and Education’


November 24th, 2010 - 9:33 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 24 (ANI): Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari presented the 'Dayawati Modi Award 2010 for Art, Culture and Education' to MP Dr. Karan Singh at a function here on Wednesday.Expressing ... Read more...

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Bhansali stranded at Jaipur airport


November 19th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, Nov 19 (IANS) A visit to Jaipur turned out to be rather a nightmare for director Sanjay Leela Bhansali, whose much talked-about film "Guzaarish" has just hit the ... Read more...

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Nelson Mandela ‘awkward in his personal relationships’


October 17th, 2010 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 17 (ANI): Former South African president Nelson Mandela- revered around the globe for his warmth-shares a cold relationship with his family, it has emerged.A collection of his writing, jottings and ... Read more...

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Musharraf must return to Pak to earn masses’ wrath: Shahbaz


October 2nd, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct 2 (ANI): Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has tauntingly welcomed former military ruler Pervez Musharraf's announcement of re-entering politics, saying that he should return to Pakistan as well, so ... Read more...

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Gaga’s meat VMA dress to become ‘jerky’


September 24th, 2010 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sept 24 (ANI): The meat dress that 'Poker Face' singer Lady Gaga wore to the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards will be allowed to mature, says its designer.According to Stylewatch.com, ... Read more...

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Nehru memorial library gets clean chit, director feels ‘vindicated’


September 22nd, 2010 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The reputed Nehru Memorial Museum and Library (NMML), which was caught in a controversy over alleged funds diversion, has got a clean chit from the culture ... Read more...

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Test cricket is still exciting: Sehwag


September 14th, 2010 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Test cricket may be losing popularity with Twenty20 catching the imagination of the younger generation, but swashbuckling opener Virender Sehwag says the longer version of the ... Read more...

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Shifanjali Shekhar throws a sizzling Pool party ! a rare party


August 28th, 2010 - 7:00 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 28, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Stunning Shifanjali is taking centrestage even as a troupe of 100 dancers groove to the memorable tunes composed by the legendary Bhappi Lahiri. Sensational Shifanjali has ... Read more...

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Nagaland’s Ao tribe celebrates Tsungremong festival


August 22nd, 2010 - 7:59 pm ICT by ANI
By Peter ChacheiLongsa Village (Mokochung), Aug.22 (ANI): Of the 14 tribes in Nagaland, each has its unique culture and tradition. Ao Nagas happens to be one of them that has successfully preserved ... Read more...

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Indian industry split on FDI cap in defence manufacturing? (Lead)


July 26th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) India Inc. seems split on capping foreign direct investment (FDI) in defence manufacturing with a leading lobby asserting Monday that this should remain at the present 26 ... Read more...

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Meteorite lands on field during cricket match


July 26th, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) A county cricket match in Britain had an unexpected visitor. A 4.5 billion-year-old meteorite hurtled down from the sky landing just inches away from the boundary ropes and ... Read more...

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Malaysian IT consultant to digitalise heritage Tamil inscriptions for posterity


June 28th, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, June 28 (ANI): A globetrotting Malaysian-born information technology (IT) consultant, Subhashini Tremmel has embarked on an ambitious initiative to preserve ancient Tamil heritage in digital format.Tremmel, currently residing in ... Read more...

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Aamir may come on Twitter: Big B


June 11th, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) Aamir Khan may soon join microblogging site Twitter thanks to Amitabh Bachchan who used his powers of persuasion on him. "At dinner with Aamir... coaxing ... Read more...

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Gujarat time capsule lowered in Mahatma Mandir


June 8th, 2010 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, June7 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi Monday sealed a 90-kg Time Capsule, scripting the progress of the state since its formation May 1, 1960, and lowered it under ... Read more...

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Big B at ‘Bollywood in Posters’ Book Launch


May 22nd, 2010 - 8:52 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 22, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The launch of SMM Ausaja's "Bollywood in Posters', the first of its kind collection of posters of Bollywood movies compiled into a book, took place amidst ... Read more...

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Raise FDI cap in defence manufacturing to 74 percent: Working paper (Lead)


May 17th, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) The question of capping foreign investment in India's defence manufacturing sector was thrown wide open Monday with a working paper circulated by the commerce and industry ministry ... Read more...

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How Philip Pullman’s book split Jesus and Christ


April 29th, 2010 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) The messiah descends on earth as a classic "split personality" - good Jesus and his twin, the scoundrel Christ - in the new novel by ... Read more...

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On Earth day, city of Taj spreads threat-awareness


April 22nd, 2010 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, April 22 (IANS) Hundreds of students holding placards and banners marched through the streets in the trans-Yamuna area here Thursday to spread awareness about the threats posed to planet earth by ... Read more...

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