India rout hosts Sri Lanka 5-0 in SAFF meet

September 9th, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 9 (IANS) Defending champions India brightened their chances of making it to the semifinals of the women's SAFF Championship when they routed hosts Sri Lanka 5-0 in their ... Read more...

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IWPC condemns attack on Arunachal journalist

July 16th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The Indian Women's Press Corps (IWPC) Monday condemned the attack on editor Tonggam Rina, who was shot at outside her office in the Arunachal Pradesh ... Read more...

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Go for cotton this wedding season, says Anita Dongre

May 9th, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 9 (IANS) Designer Anita Dongre, who loves experimenting with cotton, recommends cotton clothing for this wedding season. She showcased her designs at a fashion show here, but didn't ... Read more...

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Tutor chops off girl student’s hand in Tripura

August 25th, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 25 (IANS) Tripura police Thursday arrested a private tutor for chopping off the hand of a girl pupil and injuring her mother, police here said."Sanjoy Das, 40, had ... Read more...

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Meira Paibis’ link with militant outfits exposed

October 6th, 2010 - 8:37 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, Oct.6 (ANI): `Meira Paibis' or, the women torch bearers in Manipur are supposed to be the leading civil society organization in the State. But their links with militant outfits were recently ... Read more...

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Delhi gets song, logo ahead of Games

August 25th, 2010 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) The Commonwealth Games host city Wednesday got its own song and logo which according to Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit marks the countdown for the mega event ... Read more...

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Shahnaz to open cosmetics outlet at London’s Selfridges

August 2nd, 2010 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) Shahnaz Husain, a pioneer in ayurvedic beauty care, is opening a sales outlet for her herbal cosmetics at London's upmarket Selfridges store on Saturday. The Shahnaz Husain Herbals will ... Read more...

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Now cafes in monument premises for tourists during CWG

March 19th, 2010 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Going all out to make Delhi experience a wholesome one for tourists during the Commonwealth Games and beyond, the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has decided ... Read more...

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Prada manager sues firm over order to ‘get rid of old, fat and ugly’ staff

March 13th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 13 (ANI): A senior manager at Prada is suing the fashion label after she was ordered to get rid of "old, fat and ugly" staff working at its stores in ... Read more...

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Repeated abduction by militants worries Manipuris

January 20th, 2010 - 7:45 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, Jan 20 (ANI): A series of abductions in Manipur has created an atmosphere of uncertainity and insecurity among the people.In back-to-back incidents of kidnapping, unknown miscreants abducted a woman --Laishram ningol ... Read more...

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Sarod maker Hemen Sen dies

January 2nd, 2010 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 2 (IANS) Famed sarod and sitar maker Hemen Sen died after a massive cardiac arrest at his south Kolkata residence Saturday morning, his family said. He was 87. Sen received the ... Read more...

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Bangladesh remembers film-maker Ritwik Ghatak

December 18th, 2009 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Rajshahi (Bangladesh), Dec 18 (IANS) A three-day Ritwik Ghatak film festival here is showing the works of one of the titans of Indian cinema who was hurt by the 1947 India-Pakistan partition ... Read more...

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Pritish Nandy Communications wins award in Bangkok

July 16th, 2009 - 5:00 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Pritish Nandy Communications, India's first ISO 9001-2000 certified motion picture Company, recently acknowledged as a Superbrand, received two awards in Bangkok from the Institute of Economic Studies at the Indo-Thai Economic ... Read more...

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Delhi government advices schools to take early summer break

April 30th, 2009 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) The Delhi government Thursday issued an advisory to all schools in the capital to close for summer break in next two days, owing to the ongoing heat ... Read more...

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Five get life for burning woman alive for dowry

February 27th, 2009 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 27 (IANS) A West Bengal court Friday sentenced five people to life imprisonment for burning a woman to death a decade ago. Rina Jaiswal, a resident of Golabari town of ... Read more...

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Girl beaten up to ward off ‘evil spirits’

July 8th, 2008 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 7(IANS) A twelve-year old girl was seriously injured after she was tied to a tree and beaten up for over an hour by an occult practitioner Monday in West Bengal ... Read more...

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Chima Ramu finishes 11th in Hong Kong marathon

February 17th, 2008 - 5:59 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, Feb 17 (IANS) Kennedy Chima Ramu finished 11th at the men's marathon in Hong Kong and helped India to stay on top for the fourth successive year in the South Asia ... Read more...

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Over 2, 300 runners brave chilly weather to take part in Delhi marathon

December 23rd, 2007 - 9:54 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Dec 23 (ANI): Braving the chilly weather, over 2, 300 people today participated in Indian open marathon held under the aegis of Athletics Federation of India (AFI) in Delhi. Athletes running ... Read more...

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