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‘Kamaal Dhamaal Malamaal’ soundtrack lacks fizz (IANS music review)


September 13th, 2012 - 10:11 am ICT by IANS
Film: "Kamaal Dhamaal Malamaal"; Music Director: Sajid-Wajid; Lyricist: Jalees Shewani; Singers: Shadaab Faridi, Monali Thakur, Mamta Sharma, Sarosh Sami, Keerthi Sagathia, Sugandha Mishra, Babul Supriyo, Bela Shende, Ujjaini, Uvie, Wajid; Rating: ... Read more...

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‘Raaz 3′ soundtrack gloomy, not up to mark (IANS music review)


August 17th, 2012 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Raaz 3"; Music Director: Jeet Ganguly; Lyricists: Sanjay Masoomm and Kumaar; Singers: Shreya Ghoshal, Zubeen Garg, KK, Sonu Nigam, Javed Ali, and Shafqat Amanat Ali Khan; Rating: **Sequels have ... Read more...

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Captive sailor’s family pleads with government


August 9th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 9 (IANS) The parents of 22-year-old sailor Aman Kumar, held captive by Somali pirates for the last 20 months, made a plea to the government Thursday to ensure ... Read more...

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Sultans, Samurais in semis of Mumbai billiards


August 3rd, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) Favourites PJ Hindu Gymkhana 'Sultans of Hazard' and Park Club 'Samurais' registered comfortable wins to sail into the semifinals of The Zarine and Yazdi Daruvala Charitable ... Read more...

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Ashoka stupa restored in Tibet (With Images)


August 3rd, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Nangchen (China), Aug 3 (IANS) Nestled in eastern Tibet and surrounded by breathtaking natural beauty, Nangchen is once again in the spotlight with the restoration of a 2,000-year-old stupa constructed ... Read more...

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Help coming way of Indian athlete Santhi Soundarajan


July 25th, 2012 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 24 (IANS) Winner of 11 international medals for India and around 50 medals for her home state Tamil Nadu, Santhi Soundarajan saw herself pushed down and humiliated, then ... Read more...

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Hope for conjoined Patna twins after apex court ruling


July 19th, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 19 (IANS) The parents of 16-year-old conjoined twins Saba and Farah are eagerly awaiting government help to surgically separate them.This follows a Supreme Court directive to the central ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Uddhav Thackeray had chest pain since four days


July 17th, 2012 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 17 (IANS) Shiv Sena executive president Uddhav Thackeray had been suffering from chest pain since Friday before he was rushed to Bandra's Lilavati Hospital Monday, party mouthpiece ... Read more...

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Assam’s boat clinics deliver health services - and hope (With images)


July 11th, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Nalbari (Assam), July 11 (IANS) Amid pouring monsoon rain, men, women and children run alongside the torrential Brahmaputra, waving at people in white coats on a boat. This is their ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Rains brings hope to Bihar farmers


July 9th, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 9 (IANS) Millions of farmers in Bihar can now breathe a sigh of relief as moderate to heavy rains in the last few days have brought a ray ... Read more...

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Embryo stem cell therapy brings hope to those with incurable diseases


June 10th, 2012 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) Simran Kaur, 42, was suffering from cerebellar ataxias, a rare genetic disorder, which left her wheelchair bound, incontinent, with slurred speech and no chances of ... Read more...

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Mamata government’s ad blitz on anniversary


May 20th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 20 (IANS) West Bengal's Mamata Banerjee government marked its one year in office Sunday with an advertisement blitzkrieg in local and national dailies.Virtually emulating Tamil nadu Chief ... Read more...

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Gilani’s conviction: Pakistani dailies see more turmoil ahead


April 27th, 2012 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 27 (IANS) More political turmoil lies ahead, Pakistani dailies said Friday as they debated "the gaping chasm between the weight of public expectation and the letter of ... Read more...

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‘DRDO’s cochlear implants to let millions hear again’


February 5th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) Providing a ray of hope for millions of deaf people in the country, Indian defence scientists have developed a low-cost cochlear implant that will enable ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Chinese welfare home embraces abandoned kids


January 30th, 2012 - 10:51 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 30 (IANS) A shelter home in north China's Hebei province has emerged as a big ray of hope for life for many newborns who are abandoned by their ... Read more...

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Statins could cut mortality rate for flu patients


December 18th, 2011 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 18 (IANS) Cholesterol-busting drugs or statins offer a ray of hope for people infected with severe flu by keeping mortality at bay, a study reveals. "We may be ... Read more...

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Destressing helps curb obesity among women


December 8th, 2011 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 8 (IANS) There is a ray of hope for those who find that stress prompts them to reach for yet another helping of holiday goodies. And no, it ... Read more...

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Tropical fish adapt to rising sea temperatures


December 6th, 2011 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 6 (IANS) Some tropical fish, over several generations, seem to have a greater capacity to cope with rising sea temperatures. The discovery comes as a ray of hope ... Read more...

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Inflation will slow by March, says Pranab; opposition flays claim (Roundup)


November 22nd, 2011 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said Tuesday inflation would come down to 6-7 percent by the end of the current fiscal and to a "more ... Read more...

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People’s anger on inflation can turn violent, says BJP


November 22nd, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Accusing the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government of failing to check inflation despite its assurances in parliament, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday said ... Read more...

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Cell therapy for athletic injuries


October 5th, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) Sportspersons who were earlier dependent on knee-replacement therapy for athletic injuries now have a new ray of hope in the form of Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation ... Read more...

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England inflict a humiliating 4-0 series loss on India (Lead)


August 22nd, 2011 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 22 (IANS) Sachin Tendulkar and Amit Mishra's brief resistance failed to save the day for India as the visitors lost the fourth and final Test by an ... Read more...

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Chiranjeevi joins Congress


August 20th, 2011 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Actor-tuned-politician K. Chiranjeevi Saturday formally joined the Congress by filling up a membership form in presence of party general secretary Rahul Gandhi.The Telugu megastar, ... Read more...

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Kejriwal asks people to switch off home lights


August 15th, 2011 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Just after activist Anna Hazare addressed a conference here Monday evening to announced his anti-corruption strategy, his team member Arvind Kejriwal appealed to people to ... Read more...

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Now, a lights-out campaign by Team Anna


August 11th, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Gandhian Anna Hazare has appealed to the nation to turn off the lights for an hour Aug 15 in a gesture meant to give momentum ... Read more...

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Maternal mortality rate down by half in South Asia: UN


July 8th, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Eleven years after adopting millennium development goals (MDG), the UN has observed a reduction in maternal mortality rate by over 50 percent in South Asia, ... Read more...

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In two decades, Bihar could have full literacy


July 8th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 8 (IANS) Bihar's literacy rate may be the lowest in the country at 63.8 percent, but it could achieve total literacy in about two decades like the rest ... Read more...

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Distance learning - a last resort for Delhi students!


July 3rd, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) At a time when Delhi University (DU) colleges have put up high cut-offs for admission, its School of Open Learning (SOL) that offers distance learning ... Read more...

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A woman’s journey from hunger to the legislature (With Images)


June 26th, 2011 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 26 (IANS) From a small hut in a remote village in East Godavari district to the Andhra Pradesh legislature, Anguri Lakshmi Shiva Kumari has come a long way.The ... Read more...

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Social audit highlights flaws in Uttar Pradesh power scheme


June 23rd, 2011 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) After bringing a ray of hope to the power-starved locals, a central government-backed rural electrification scheme in Uttar Pradesh's Azamgarh district failed miserably due to ... Read more...

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I was confident of a win once I batted beyond 15 overs: Sehwag


May 6th, 2011 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 6 (IANS) Delhi Daredevils captain Virender Sehwag rated his match-winning hundred against Deccan Chargers as one of his best in Twenty20 format and said he was confident ... Read more...

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Tihar inmates receive job offers, courtesy IGNOU


April 21st, 2011 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Siddharth Jaitley, 29, was convicted of kidnapping and murder three years ago and sent to the Tihar Jail here. But instead of that being the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

A death that gave life to five people


April 21st, 2011 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 21 (IANS) Though she died in a road accident last week, 17-year-old Reena will live in the collective memory of five patients who have got a new lease ... Read more...

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Anna to tour India, promises more struggles (Second Lead)


April 9th, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) Social acivist Anna Hazare Saturday said he would tour the entire country to campaign against corruption and promised more struggles ahead after breaking his ... Read more...

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Supporters express happiness as Government accepts demands of anti-corruption crusader


April 9th, 2011 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 9 (ANI): Hundreds of supporters of veteran social activist Anna Hazare welcomed the central government's assurance to issue a notification for setting up a committee to redraft the Ombudsman ... Read more...

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