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Driving social change for women - via stardom


September 12th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Female foeticide and empowerment of women seem to have become the favourite trending topics for Bollywood stars with Amitabh Bachchan, Vidya Balan and Ajay ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Peafowl in Hasanpur died of hunger and thirst: Experts


June 13th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, June 13 (IANS) The peafowl that died in Hasanpur village, near here, early this week succumbed to hunger and thirst, the post-mortem examinations of the birds revealed Wednesday.At least ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

42 child labourers rescued in Delhi, Punjab


June 7th, 2011 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) As many as 42 child labourers, including 34 from Delhi, were rescued from sweet shops and roadside eateries in the capital, according to a child ... Read more...

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20 child labourers rescued in Delhi


May 10th, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Twenty child labourers have been rescued from zari (embroidery) units and roadside eateries in south Delhi, a statement by a child rights NGO that assisted ... Read more...

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Puttaparthi witnesses unprecedented crowds


April 26th, 2011 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Puttaparthi (Andhra Pradesh), April 26 (IANS) As in life, so in death, spiritual leader Sathya Sai Baba has been drawing thousands of people from across the country and abroad for ... Read more...

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Court directs Tihar officials to give proper food to Raja


April 13th, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) A Delhi court Wednesday directed Tihar Jail authorities to give proper and timely food to former communications minister A. Raja and former telecom secretary Siddhartha ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

11 hurt, 7 missing in Japan’s N-plant blast (Lead)


March 14th, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, March 14 (IANS) At least 11 people were injured and seven others were missing in a second hydrogen explosion at the Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan, Xinhua reported ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Aurangabad Medical College vandalized over poor facilities


February 22nd, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Aurangbad, Feb.22 (ANI): Medical students in Aurangabad vandalized their college and hostel property while protesting against the lack of facilities in campus.The students of the government run institution complained that college provided ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Kidnapped Hindu trader rescued in Pakistan


February 9th, 2011 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 9 (IANS) A Hindu trader, who had been abducted late last month, was rescued after a fierce gun battle in Pakistan's Sindh province, police said.Sarwan Kumar was rescued from the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Court orders two special shelters for poor, pregnant women


January 12th, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Expressing shock over a woman delivering a baby on a pavement last year, the Delhi High Court Wednesday directed the Delhi government to provide within a week ... Read more...

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Director Kamal Expects More Awards For Kavya Madhavan’s Gadhama Role


January 5th, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
.It has also been a totally different experience for the actress to shoot for the film as it was entirely captured in the Gulf countries. She plays the title role of ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Congressmen grumble about food at plenary


December 20th, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) Many Congressmen attending the party's 83rd plenary here complained that the catering services were inadequate and that the food served was of poor quality.Himanshu Dubey, a party ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Few takers for tents at Congress plenary


December 20th, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) The 500 tents erected at Burari to accommodate party workers attending the 83rd Congress plenary have found few takers. The December chill has forced many to opt ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Pakistani woman’s nose chopped off by in-laws (Lead)


November 29th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 29 (IANS) A Pakistani woman's nose was hacked off and her head tonsured by her in-laws who then locked her up for three days as they suspected her of ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pakistani woman’s nose cut-off by in-laws


November 29th, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 29 (IANS) A Pakistani woman's nose was cut off and her head tonsured by her in-laws who then locked her up for three days because they suspected her of having ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Don’t interfere in governance, CJI tells courts


November 26th, 2010 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Supreme Court Chief Justice S.H. Kapadia Friday urged the courts to refrain from interfering in the governance of the country as otherwise they would become like ... Read more...

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‘Kasab appears resigned to his fate’


November 23rd, 2010 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 23 (IANS) Mohammed Ajmal Kasab, the sole survivor from the 10 Pakistani terrorists who attacked Mumbai 26/11, appears resigned to his fate and says he will "reap ... Read more...

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Over 53 Indians stranded in Libya, says NGO


November 23rd, 2010 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 23 (IANS) A non-government organisation (NGO) Lok Bhalai Party (LBP) Tuesday urged the government to rescue over 53 youths from Punjab stranded in Libya."Over 53 Punjabi youths are stranded ... Read more...

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NATO denies running secret prison in Afghanistan


October 19th, 2010 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, Oct 18 (IANS) NATO Monday denied media reports that US military is allegedly running a secret prison in war-torn Afghanistan."We refuse these allegations, there are no secret prisons in the country, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Obese policemen made ‘fit’ in Coimbatore


October 11th, 2010 - 9:14 pm ICT by ANI
By JehovahCoimbatore, Oct.11 (ANI): Tamil Nadu police launched fitness programme for the police personnel who are suffering from obesity. About sixty policemen attended the programme.The two-day training programme, which began on Saturday ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

UN assessment doubles flood homeless in Pakistan


August 19th, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 19 (DPA) The UN Thursday doubled to four million its estimate of the number of people left homeless by floods in Pakistan as the deaths of three children in ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Now, Mumbai cops to eat ‘healthy, low-calorie food’


May 19th, 2010 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 19 (IANS) In a bid to erase the stereotyped pot-belly image of the Mumbai cop, the police have introduced a 'health food canteen' that will serve low-calorie food for the ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Orissa bonded labourers rescue themselves from clutches of serfdom


May 6th, 2010 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
Koratpur (Orissa), May 6 (ANI): Over 11 elders including women and a couple of children hailing from Orissa's Koratpur District managed to save themselves from the clutches of serfdom in an obscure ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Activists protest against Food Security Bill


April 15th, 2010 - 10:55 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 15 (ANI): Members of several non-governmental organisations (NGOs) initiated a five-day long sit-in protest on Thursday against the proposed Food Security Bill which the Union Government is trying ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Scanty rains affecting migratory birds in Aurangabad


October 31st, 2009 - 7:01 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Oct. 31 (ANI): Scanty rainfall in Aurangabad, Maharashtra is affecting birds who have migrated to the area.The Salim Ali Lake in Aurangabad has remained an alternative habitat for migratory birds during ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Ten Indian youths duped by travel agents return to their homes in Punjab from Iran


October 14th, 2009 - 8:04 pm ICT by ANI
Amritsar, Oct.14 (ANI): After being duped by travel agents, ten Punjabi youngsters managed to return to their homes here from Iran after a year long traumatic experience.Eight youngsters from Kotla Gujjran and ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Madhya Pradesh enforces senior citizens’ maintenance act


August 28th, 2009 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Aug 28 (IANS) A law to ensure that senior citizens are well taken care of by their children or relatives has come into force in Madhya Pradesh and violations could lead ... Read more...

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Nepal strike cripples vehicular traffic in Siliguri


June 7th, 2009 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Siliguri, June 7 (ANI): A shutdown by Maoists in Nepal to protest over their demand for the sacking of Army Chief General Rookmangud Katawal, crippled normal life in Siliguri on Saturday as ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Indian passengers accuse Air France of ill-treatment


May 12th, 2009 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 12 (IANS) Indian passengers who travelled from Paris to Mumbai on an Air France flight that was delayed by 28 hours Tuesday alleged that the airline staff ill-treated them and ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Exam stress: students taking memory pills, smoking


March 5th, 2009 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) Pressure to perform in exams is causing school students - from Class 9 to 12 - to pop memory-enhancing pills, smoke, eat junk food and suffer blackouts, ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Bal Thackeray hits out at TV channels in editorial


March 2nd, 2009 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 2 (IANS) Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray, who is undergoing treatment at the Lilavati Hospital here, has lashed out at television channels and their crew over the way in ... Read more...

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Touching lives, building hope - meet Bangalore’s ’slum heroes’


February 19th, 2009 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 19 (IANS) The much celebrated "Slumdog Millionaire" is a fairytale saga of rags to riches captured on celluloid, but in real life the climb towards a better and more equitable ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Jumbos at Dudhwa National Park receive pension


September 24th, 2008 - 7:38 pm ICT by ANI
By Kamna Mathur Dudhwa (Lakhimpur-Kheri) (U.P), Sep.24 (ANI): Not many may know that Dudhwa National Park holds a unique position for according pension and other emoluments to its elephants for rendering service ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Tamil leader urges restraint in Sri Lanka war


August 11th, 2008 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Aug 11 (IANS) Tamil political leader V. Anandasangaree Monday urged the Sri Lankan government and the Tamil Tigers to show restraint in their war. Referring to civilian casualties in the fighting, ... Read more...

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Finally, an association for Delhi University’s foreign students


July 15th, 2008 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
By Azera Rahman New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) It's not easy being a foreign student in Delhi University. Alien to the city's culture and local languages, it can be quite a challenge for ... Read more...

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