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High Court bars Amethi’s name change


September 21st, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 21 (IANS) The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court Friday struck down the notification of the then Mayawati government, changing the name of Amethi district to Chattrapati ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Court charges AIIMS officials with corruption


August 27th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) A Delhi court has framed corruption and cheating charges against a store officer of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) and four others.Central Bureau ... Read more...

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Anurag Kashyap to judge online short film contest


July 13th, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap is set to chair the jury panel of Craze, an online short film contest.Tumbhi, a talent showcase platform for short filmmakers, photographers, ... Read more...

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Delhi radiation case: Court grants bail to five


June 2nd, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) A Delhi court Saturday granted bail to five accused in the 2010 radiation case here in which one person died and eight others were affected.Metropolitan ... Read more...

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‘Shor’, ‘Sujata’ to be screened at LA film fest


April 9th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 9 (IANS) Short films "Shor" and "Sujata", directed Neeraj Ghaywan and Shlok Sharma respectively will be screened at the 10th Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles to ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

UP politicians rally behind bullion traders


March 26th, 2012 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 26 (IANS) With bullion traders across Uttar Pradesh going on an indefinite strike Monday against the service tax proposed by union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on non-branded ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Court summons six Delhi varsity dons in radiation case


February 27th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) A Delhi court Monday issued summons to six people accused of involvement in the Mayapuri radiation case of 2010 and endangering lives. The court earlier ... Read more...

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Seismicity study was done before selecting Jaitapur: NPCIL


January 17th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 17 (IANS) The Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) Tuesday asserted that it had conducted comprehensive seismicity study before selecting Jaitapur for a nuclear power plant.Referring to ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Poetry, Tibet, business on bookshelf (IANS Books This Week)


December 24th, 2011 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) The bookcase this week is a finely-nuanced spread of poetry, narrative, drama and business.1. "The Rivered Earth"; Written by Vikram Seth; Published by Penguin Books; ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

She leads them selflessly from darkness to light (Education feature)


October 7th, 2011 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 7 (IANS) When Aayushi Rastogi undertook it as a regular university assignment -- just for scoring good marks in exams -- little did she know that her project ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Six professors charged in Mayapuri radiation case


September 2nd, 2011 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) Delhi Police Friday filed a charge sheet against six Delhi University teachers in the Mayapuri radiation leak incident that killed one and affected eight last ... Read more...

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Mukherjee presents awards to National Architectural Design Competition winners


April 16th, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 16(ANI): Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday presented the prize winning architects of the National Architectural Design Competition for Rajaswa Bhawan with citation and cash Prize at ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Know the bird and count it too - at Pong wetlands


January 25th, 2011 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Shimla, Jan 25 (IANS) Can you tell a bar-headed goose from a spotbilled duck? Himachal Pradesh will soon launch a unique drive to promote bird watching and count the exact ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Militants abduct 11 labourers in Tripura


December 8th, 2010 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Dec 8 (IANS) Separatist guerrillas have abducted 11 labourers from a bridge construction site in a village in Tripura, police said here Wednesday."Heavily armed NLFT (National Liberation Front of Tripura) ... Read more...

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Drunk driving: Brash youngster held for ramming car into truck (Lead)


August 2nd, 2010 - 1:14 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) A youth suspected of driving while drunk has been arrested for ramming his speeding car into a truck in south Delhi, police said Sunday. Police identified ... Read more...

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Have your kitsch art and eat it too - at La Ramblas (Eating Out With IANS)


May 16th, 2010 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee Art and food have come togther in a unique gourmet experience at La Ramblas, the new baby of Delhi-based restaurant magnate A.D. Singh. It offers contemporary Indian kitsch art along ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

CBI to take tainted bureaucrat, 5 others to Daman


May 3rd, 2010 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) A city court Monday granted the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) a transit remand of a senior home ministry official and five others for taking them to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Bureaucrat held for graft sent to CBI custody (Lead)


April 29th, 2010 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) A court Thursday ordered a five-day Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) custody for an Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer arrested for corruption along with three excise officers ... Read more...

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Senior bureaucrat, excise officials arrested for graft


April 29th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) A 1983 batch Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer, three excise officers and two others have been arrested on charges of corruption, fraud and criminal conspiracy, which caused ... Read more...

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Bodies of seven Himachal accident victims sent to Delhi


January 13th, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 13 (IANS) The bodies of seven Delhi residents killed in a road accident in Bilaspur district of Himachal Pradesh have been handed over to their families, an official said Wednesday. The ... Read more...

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Seven Delhi residents killed in accident in Himachal (Second Lead)


January 12th, 2010 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Shimla, Jan 12 (IANS) Seven people from Delhi, five of whom lived in the same neighbourhood, were killed and two critically injured in a road accident in Himachal Pradesh's Bilaspur district ... Read more...

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‘3 Idiots’ totally different from ‘Five Point Someone’: Sharman Joshi


December 24th, 2009 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) If you thought Rajkumar Hirani's "3 Idiots" was a cover to cover adaptation of Chetan Bhagat's bestseller "Five Point Someone", Bollywood actor Sharman Joshi would disagree. ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘3 Idiots’ All Set To Win The Hearts Of The Audiences


December 24th, 2009 - 8:31 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Dec.24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Aamir Khan's latest movie '3 Idiots' which is all set to hit theaters on December 25, is one of the most anticipated flicks of the year. The ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘3 Idiots’ about friendship, fun and college days (IANS Preview)


December 21st, 2009 - 9:49 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) Aamir Khan is returning to the big screen exactly after a year with "3 Idiots" and the film has created the right buzz thanks to the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Businessman shot dead in Lucknow


November 30th, 2009 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 30 (IANS) A 78-year-old businessman was looted and shot dead here Monday when he was going to deposit Rs.8 lakh in a bank, police said. Dau Dayal Rastogi was shot around ... Read more...

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Snooker champion Burden’s arrogance didn’t win many friends


November 25th, 2009 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar Hyderabad, Nov 25 (IANS) Alfred Burden of England won the World snooker championship trophy, but it was the opponent whom he beat in Wednesday's final, Igor Figueiredo of Brazil, who ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Sari over jeans, belt over sari - new fashion fads in India (With Images)


November 7th, 2009 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Radhika Bhirani New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) India's traditional six-yard wonder is igniting imaginations anew. The sari, say fashion designers, can be worn over a pair of jeans or jazzed up ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Gujarat gets software to detect earthquakes


November 1st, 2009 - 8:15 pm ICT by ANI
Gandhinagar, Nov. 1 (ANI): The Seismological Research Institute (SRI), Gandhinagar, has acquired a German-based software that will enable geologists to detect and track trends below the surface of the earth.With the aid ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Zee TV synopsis for the weekend (23rd Oct 09 to 25th Oct 09)


October 22nd, 2009 - 12:43 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Telecast date: Friday, 23rd Oct at 9:30 pmThis episode of L'il Champs will take you back in time when the three finalists Hemant Brijwasi, Yatharth Rastogi and Shreyasi Bhattacharjee had begun ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Swine flu mars Teachers Day celebrations in Lucknow


September 5th, 2009 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 5 (IANS) Schools and colleges here wore a deserted look on Teachers Day Saturday, following the district administration's order to suspend group gatherings in educational institutions to prevent the spread ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Demand growth for steel to cross 10 percent soon: Steel Secretary


August 25th, 2009 - 8:57 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 25(ANI): Steel Secretary P R Rastogi on Tuesday said that the growth in steel demand in the country would soon cross 10 percent, as soon as the effects of ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Rohini Episode-Lessons For The Police and Society


July 10th, 2009 - 10:30 pm ICT by admin
By Bobby RamakantRohini Singh is still waiting for justice to be done after being brutally physically abused by the police constable Subhas Mishra, who entered and ransacked her home and also misbehaved ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Truckers’ strike off but normalcy may take another day


January 13th, 2009 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) A day after the truckers called off their eight-day agitation, movement of commodities started resuming on major highways Wednesday, even as supplies of fruits and vegetables continued ... Read more...

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No permission for Sonia’s Bhopal rally


October 14th, 2008 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Oct 14 (IANS) The Congress in Madhya Pradesh is finding it tough to get a place for the Oct 19 rally of its president Sonia Gandhi. While the Congress alleges that ... Read more...

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Three Indians nabbed in Nepal’s anti-sleaze drive


October 6th, 2008 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Oct 6 (IANS) Three Indians were among the first foreigners to feel the pinch of the anti-sleaze drive begun by Nepal's new Maoist government, landing behind bars for allegedly having sex ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

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