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National anthem becomes disabled-friendly


December 27th, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 27 (IANS) Exactly a century after it was first sung, India's national anthem has now become accessible to the hearing impared.Mumbai's Ali Yavar Jung Institute for Hearing Handicapped ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Couldn’t spend much time with brother: Husain’s sister


June 9th, 2011 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) A grieving Zubeida S. Ali, sister of veteran artist M.F. Husain, Thursday mourned the death of her brother and regretted she could not spend much ... Read more...

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Paul Grant: From Successful Rock Drummer To The Soul Of Santoor


January 22nd, 2011 - 11:16 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Paul Grant for almost three decades now is still in love with the Indian classical music. Starting his career in California as a rock drummer to the sudden stumbling of ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Mumbai’s teenage cricket sensation signs his first autograph


December 23rd, 2010 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 23 (IANS) With feet firmly on ground, the new cricketing sensation of this megapolis, 13-year-old Arman Jaffer Thursday signed his first autograph and determined to strive harder to live up ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Sara’s Ali Goes High At Her Birthday Bash


August 7th, 2010 - 2:02 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 7, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): What do you do when you don't have the weight of the world on your shoulders? Just let loose yourself completely. Sara Khan, who has taken ... Read more...

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NATO airstrike kills 25 Taliban in Afghanistan (Lead)


May 29th, 2010 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kunduz (Afghanistan), May 29 (DPA) A NATO airstrike in northern Afghanistan killed 25 Taliban insurgents, including two of their commanders, an Afghan government official said Saturday. The air raid took place in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Indian candidates shine, fade in British polls (Lead)


May 7th, 2010 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 7 (IANS) At least three Indian origin candidates, including veteran Keith Vaz, wrested victory in the closely contested British general election polls while some of their Labour colleagues bit ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

IPL springs back to life with spectacular opening ceremony


March 12th, 2010 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 12 (IANS) The Indian Premier League (IPL) came alive at home with a gala opening ceremony, starred by some top entertainers like Lionel Richie, Ali Campbell of ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Suspended MPs squat inside house, Rajya Sabha adjourned again (Second Lead)


March 9th, 2010 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha was adjourned again when the seven MPs who had been suspended earlier Tuesday for unruly behaviour continued to squat on the floor and effusively ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Seven Rajya Sabha MPs suspended for unruly behaviour (Lead)


March 9th, 2010 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) Furious at the continuous disruptions over the women's reservation bill, Rajya Sabha Chairman Hamid Ansari Tuesday suspended seven opposition MPs for the remaining part of the session ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Students vandalise public service commission office in Ranchi


December 16th, 2009 - 9:46 pm ICT by ANI
Ranchi, Dec.16 (ANI): A group of students went on rampage at the office of Jharkhand Public Service Commission (JPSC) and ransacked the entire building over alleged irregularities in appointments here on Wednesday.Students ... Read more...

Posted in National |

World snooker: Advani cruises into knock-out stage (Lead)


November 18th, 2009 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar Hyderabad, Nov 18 (IANS) Pankaj Advani, the 24-year-old from Bangalore, lit up the rather damp day with two century breaks en route to a 4-1 win against Qatar's Ali Obaidly ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Congress, BSP score big in by-elections, Left routed (Afternoon Lead)


November 10th, 2009 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) The Congress and its ally Trinamool Congress scored major victories in by-elections for one Lok Sabha and 31 assembly constituencies across seven states in which the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Left routed in West Bengal (Lead)


November 10th, 2009 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 10 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress-Congress combine won five of 10 West Bengal assembly seats and was ahead in three others, delivering a crushing blow to the ruling Left Front ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Jo Wood taking tips from Mick Jagger to win ‘Strictly Come Dancing’


September 4th, 2009 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 4 (ANI): Jo Wood, who is participating in 'Strictly Come Dancing', is getting performance tips from none other than Mick Jagger for winning the show.The ex-model has been chasing her ... Read more...

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India retain Nehru Cup, beat Syria 6-5 in shootout


August 31st, 2009 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) India retained the Nehru Cup football won in 2007, defeating Syria 6-5 via a shootout after the two teams played goalless in the regulation time and 1-1 ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Favourable draw for Indians, Saina gets a bye in first round (Lead)


July 21st, 2009 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) India's world no.6 Saina Nehwal got a bye in the women's singles first round of the World Badminton Championships to be held at her home town Hyderabad ... Read more...

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Saina gets a bye in World Badminton Championships first round


July 21st, 2009 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) India's world No.6 Saina Nehwal got a bye in the women's singles first round of the World Badminton Championships in Hyderabad August 10-16. For the sixth seed Saina ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Development debate clouds Mouth Kailash region


April 7th, 2009 - 9:44 am ICT by IANS
By Bill Smith Beijing, April 7 (DPA) For centuries, only a few hardy tourists have joined the hundreds of Buddhist, Hindu, Jain and Tibetan Bon pilgrims who make an annual trek to Asia's ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Car in Bhojpuri actor Manoj Tiwari’s convoy mows down two


February 7th, 2009 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 7 (IANS) Two people were crushed to death by a car that was a part of Bhojpuri actor-turned-politician Manoj Tiwari's convoy in Uttar Pradesh's Gorakhpur district, police said Saturday. ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Bobby Jindal’s hurricane handling comes in for more praise


September 10th, 2008 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 10 (IANS) Louisiana's Indian-American Governor Bobby Jindal, who has been praised for his handling of the situation after Hurricane Gustav hit the state last week, has come in for ... Read more...

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Russia wins Olympic heavyweight boxing gold


August 24th, 2008 - 4:41 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 24 (RIA Novosti) Russia's Rakhim Chakhkiev Saturday bagged the Olympic heavyweight boxing gold after defeating world champion Clemente Russo of Italy in the final.His win has secured Russia's first boxing ... Read more...

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Bihar elects three NDA, two UPA candidates to Rajya Sabha


March 26th, 2008 - 11:36 pm ICT by admin
Patna, March 26 (IANS) Three candidates of Bihar's ruling National Democratic Alliance (NDA) and two of the opposition United Progressive Alliance (UPA) won the biennial elections to the Rajya Sabha Wednesday. The ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Pak SC orders cancellation of land allotments to Musharraf, Aziz


November 14th, 2007 - 1:59 am ICT by admin
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