Musical or cartoon rakhi - take your pick this Raksha Bandhan (Raksha Bandhan is on Aug 2) (With Images)

July 27th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) A plain, simple, red-coloured thread was once enough to symbolise a brother's pledge on Raksha Bandhan to protect his sister. But girls today are on ... Read more...

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Designers Riimple-Mayyur revive Mughal, Victorian era

March 8th, 2012 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) Mother-son designer duo Riimple and Mayyur Girotra have taken inspiration from the Mughal and Victorian eras to create their latest couture collection, which is a ... Read more...

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‘Paparazzi’ with Umrao Jaan, Lady Gaga at Lakme Fashion Week

August 17th, 2011 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 17 (IANS) The first day of the Lakme Fashion Week (LFW) Winter/Festive 2011 brought to the table an eclectic mix of paparazzi culture and a unification of Umrao ... Read more...

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Horticulture witnesses a profitable season in Punjab

June 2nd, 2009 - 8:05 pm ICT by ANI
By Avtar Gill / Sumit SharmaAbohar, June 2 (ANI): With the weather remaining favourable, farmers in Punjab are anticipating a bumper crop of muskmelon, grapes and pears this year.Punjab's climate and ... Read more...

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Polio-stricken man’s passion for dance brings him to reality show

May 28th, 2009 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
By Radhika Bhirani New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) He dances on swords, nails and broken pieces of glass - he has mastered traditional Rajasthani dance forms and recently performed on television. But ... Read more...

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Punjab villagers resent Radio Pakistan allegations

March 31st, 2009 - 10:35 pm ICT by ANI
Abohar, March 30 (ANI): People living on the border villages of Punjab are fed up with the malicious anti-India campaign being carried on by the Radio Pakistan at a time when ... Read more...

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Interesting Facts and Figures: Saira Banu

March 22nd, 2009 - 1:30 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Saira Banu: Saira Banu was born into a Urdu-speaking family in India on August 23, 1944. Her mom's name is Naseem Banu, and she is the granddaughter of a courtesan, Chamiyan ... Read more...

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Delhi emerges on top at National Women’s Sports Festival

December 30th, 2008 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 30 (IANS) Delhi emerged champions at the 34th National Women's Sports Festival at Hamirpur, around 150 kilometres from here. “Delhi hogged the limelight by bagging 10 of the 57 medals. ... Read more...

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London mayor’s first engagement is Baisakhi Mela

May 5th, 2008 - 4:41 pm ICT by admin
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, May 5 (IANS) London's colourful new mayor Boris Johnson chose Baisakhi celebrations in central London to make his first major public appearance in the job. Mobbed by well-wishers ... Read more...

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