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Ganesh festival begins in Mumbai (Lead)


September 19th, 2012 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) Mumbai welcomed its favourite god elephant-headed Lord Ganesh as the 10-day Ganpati festival began here Wednesday amid tight security.The 'aarti' and 'sthapan puja' (devotional worship) were ... Read more...

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Mumbai celebrates Ganesh festival


September 19th, 2012 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) Mumbai Wednesday welcomed its favourite elephant-headed Lord Ganesh as the 10-day Ganpati festival began here amid tight security.The 'aarti' and 'sthapan puja' (devotional worship) were held ... Read more...

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Mother and I respect each other’s music: Rocker Dhaval Mudgal


August 7th, 2012 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) His musical heritage has helped him sustain his Half Step Down band for the last seven years in the capital's uncertain western music world, ... Read more...

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China aims for disabled-friendly environment


July 11th, 2012 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 11 (IANS) China has new regulation to facilitate a disabled-friendly environment in the country.It requires all parking lots, commercial centres, living quarters, transportation facilities and other public infrastructure ... Read more...

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Shanghai curbs smoking (Lead)


March 6th, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, March 6 (IANS) China's Shanghai city is exploring more effective ways to control smoking in internet bars and entertainment venues that don't comply with the ban on smoking ... Read more...

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Shanghai curbs smoking


March 6th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 6 (IANS) China's Shanghai city is seeking more effective ways to prevent smoking in internet bars and entertainment venues that don't comply with the ban on smoking inpublic ... Read more...

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Many Mumbai party venues will face music for evading fees


December 31st, 2011 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 30 (IANS) In a damper to New Year Eve festivities, the Phonographic Performance Ltd (PPL) has slapped notices on many hotels, restaurants and pubs which have failed to ... Read more...

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It’s Ganesh Chaturthi, millions welcome elephant god


September 1st, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 1 (IANS) The sounds of the first 'aarti' and 'sthapan puja' welcoming the elephant-headed Lord Ganesh resounded through this Maharashtra capital Thursday as the 10-day Ganpati festival began ... Read more...

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Britons turning smartphone addicts


August 4th, 2011 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) Britons have turned so addicted to their Blackberrys and iPhones that they cannot do without them no matter if they are having a meal or going ... Read more...

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Gates to raise awareness in China about passive smoking


June 12th, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 12 (IANS) Microsoft founder and philanthropist Bill Gates has undertaken a new mission - to raise awareness in China about the dangers of passive smoking.Gates is partnering Robin ... Read more...

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IPL 3 goes live to US, Middle East theatres


April 9th, 2010 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) Cricket aficionados in the US and the Middle East have reasons to cheer, as UFO Moviez, a digital satellite cinema network, has started screening Indian Premier League ... Read more...

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Prayers galore in Mumbai as Ganesh festival, Ramzan starts


August 23rd, 2009 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 23 (IANS) The city of Mumbai reverberated with the first 'azaan' (call for prayers) of the holy month of Ramzan and the 'aartis' welcoming the elephant-headed Lord Ganesh as the ... Read more...

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NASA announces winners in second annual lunar art contest


June 9th, 2009 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 9 (ANI): NASA has announced the winners in its second annual NASA Lunar Art Contest, which had high school and college students participating from around the globe."Crater Core Sample," ... Read more...

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R-Day celebrated in Mumbai amidst tight security


January 26th, 2009 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 26 (IANS) Maharashtra Governor S.C. Jamir unfurled the National Flag Monday and paid tribute to the martyrs and victims of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks during India's 60th Republic Day ... Read more...

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Culture, not age and sex, influences youngsters drinking habits


September 23rd, 2008 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 23 (ANI): Its culture, not age and sex that influences a youngsters views on alcohol and drunkenness, according to a new study.Sponsored by the International Center for Alcohol Policies ... Read more...

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China issues guide for foreigners during Olympics


June 2nd, 2008 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Beijing, June 2 (Xinhua) China Monday released a guidebook for foreigners visiting the country during the Olympics that barred entry of terror suspects, drug-traffickers and those with contagious or mental diseases. The ... Read more...

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China expands smoking ban to ensure green Olympics


May 1st, 2008 - 8:20 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Beijing, May 1 (Xinhua) China Thursday expanded ban on smoking to cover all public places, ahead of the Summer Olympics to fulfil its pledge to hold totally smoke-free Games. Unlike the 1996 ... Read more...

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Beijing imposes broader smoking ban (Olympics Snippets)


May 1st, 2008 - 1:50 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Beijing, May 1 (Xinhua) Beijing brought into effect new regulations against smoking in more public places Thursday, amid efforts to create a smoke-free Olympics. Compared with the 1996 regulations, smoking bans are ... Read more...

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