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Goa earned Rs.30 crore from casino entry fee

August 6th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 6 (IANS) Nearly 3.5 lakh gamblers and gambling enthusiasts hit the offshore and onshore casinos in Goa over the last two-and-a-half years, government statistics show.Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Kenyan runners win Belgrade international marathon

April 23rd, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Belgrade, April 23 (IANS) Kenya's Mary Pitkani and James Barbasai won the 25th Belgrade International marathon.This year's marathon and half marathon, which saw 2,328 competitors participating, broke the 2005 record ... Read more...

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More snow in Manali, Kalpa and higher reaches of Himachal

January 26th, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 26 (IANS) More snowfall in the picturesque tourist resorts of Manali and Kalpa and the higher reaches of Himachal Pradesh in the past 24 hours kept the temperatures ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Himachal shivers, Shimla has season’s coldest night

January 6th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 6 (IANS) Intense cold conditions saw most parts of Himachal Pradesh shivering Friday, a day after rains and snowfall across the state.Shimla, which saw 4.4 cm of snow ... Read more...

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With bitterness and longing - remembering victims of 1984

October 31st, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) Twenty-seven years since Indira Gandhi was assassinated, 27 years since 2,700 Sikhs were killed in the capital in the terrible aftermath. As a host of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Primary Trailer Of Darren Lynn Bousman’s ‘Mother’s Day’ Available Online

January 18th, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
, which is a film certainly not about a kindhearted and adoring mother. A trailer of this film, which was employed as a sales clip in Germany, has now touched ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Punjab, Haryana have showers as region gets warmer

January 14th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 14 (IANS) Many parts of Punjab and Haryana saw light rains Friday morning and the region got a much-needed respite from the intense cold as the mercury rose by three ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

32,000 footfalls on Central Secretariat-Qutub Minar Metro link

September 3rd, 2010 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) Delhi Metro's Central Secretariat-Qutub Minar link, which connects the city's north with its satellite town of Gurgaon in Haryana, was a huge hit among the public Friday ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Airbus launches global student contest for eco-efficient flight ideas

July 21st, 2010 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Farnborough, July 21 (IANS) Students from Indian universities have an opportunity to compete in a global contest to develop eco-efficient air travel ideas launched by European aircraft giant Airbus at the Farnborough ... Read more...

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Brit kids named after Hitler, Beatles members

July 18th, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 18 (ANI): At least 20 babies born in Britain since 1945 have been given the same first name as Nazi monster Adolf Hitler, it has been found.According to, the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Facebook hooked, smelly colleagues top ‘in-office’ hate list

February 23rd, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 23 (ANI): Colleagues who surf Facebook instead of focusing on their work are among the most irritating aspects of office life, a survey has found.The survey conducted by TV ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Temperature dips across Himachal Pradesh; flights resume partially (Lead)

January 5th, 2010 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 5 (IANS) The minimum temperature in most parts of Himachal Pradesh dipped further Tuesday, the Met office here said. Meanwhile, air connectivity between New Delhi and the hill state ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Temperatures dip in Himachal after rain, snow (Lead)

January 4th, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Manali, Jan 4 (IANS) Fresh rain and snow led to a dip in temperatures across Himachal Pradesh as popular tourist resort of Manali experienced moderate snowfall, the met office said Monday. ... Read more...

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Thousands pay obeisance to departed souls in Kerala

August 1st, 2008 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode, Aug 1 (IANS) Thousands of Hindus across Kerala Friday performed rituals to pay obeisance to their ancestors. Hundreds lined up on the seashores, river banks and in temples in the state ... Read more...

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