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President honours freedom fighters


August 9th, 2012 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Thursday honoured and feted freedom fighters to mark the 70th anniversary of the Quit India Movement at an elegant ceremony that ... Read more...

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India taught me to share: Liv Ullmann


June 7th, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, June 7 (IANS) Legendary Norwegian actress Liv Ullmann is bowled over by the warmth she received from people in India and says that they taught her to share.Sharing one ... Read more...

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New-born baby boy found abandoned in Gurgaon


May 12th, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, May 12 (IANS) A baby boy was found abandoned near the main market of this technical hub of Haryana, police said, adding this was the fourth such case in ... Read more...

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Man gets death for rape, murder of 75-year-old


March 13th, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Sirsa (Haryana), March 13 (IANS) Over one year after he raped a 75-year-old woman and then strangled her to death, a man was condemned to the gallows by a court ... Read more...

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Big B comes out to greet well-wishers (With Image)


February 27th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 27 (IANS) It's been tradition for Amitabh Bachchan to greet his fans at his doorstep almost every Sunday morning, and this Sunday was no different. Despite doctor's ... Read more...

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Chinese arrested after 17 years for murder


December 27th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 27 (IANS) A suspect, who was among a group of 18 armed poachers who shot dead a government official of the anti-poaching department in China, has been arrested ... Read more...

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Classical singer Savita Devi to get Tansen Award


November 23rd, 2011 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Nov 22 (IANS) Classical music singer Savita Devi will be conferred the Madhya Pradesh government's National Tansen Award, a minister said Tuesday.Culture and Public Relations Minister Laxmikant Sharma said ... Read more...

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Prominent Gandhian felicitated


October 22nd, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Prominent Gandhian and Sarvodaya leader Laxmi Dass was felicitated by Sanatan Sanskriti Sansthan, a leading organization engaged in promoting secular values, national integration and brotherhood, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Dev Anand conferred Rashtriya Kishore Kumar Samman


October 14th, 2011 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Oct 13 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh government Thursday honoured veteran actor Dev Anand with the 14th Rastriya Kishore Kumar Samman on the occasion of the 25th death anniversary of ... Read more...

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I write for Indian readers: Ashwin Sanghi


October 2nd, 2011 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 2 (IANS) From Jesus Christ in Kashmir to a modern Chanakya from Uttar Pradesh -- novelist Ashwin Sanghi, winner of the Vodafone Crossword Award in the popular ... Read more...

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Cleric questions Modi’s pro-Muslim claim


September 19th, 2011 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Sep 19 (IANS) A Muslim cleric who had offered a skull cap to fasting Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, which he politely refused, Monday said the act had ... Read more...

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From Kamathipura to meet Clinton: A Nepali woman’s long march (Feature, with image)


July 10th, 2011 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 10 (IANS) When Hillary Clinton hugged Charimaya Tamang, the 34-year-old Nepali woman had reason to be proud. While all the other nine heroes feted by the US secretary ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Carla Bruni-Sarkozy expecting twins in autumn?


May 4th, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 04 (ANI): A French magazine has claimed that France First Lady Carla Bruni-Sarkozy is expecting twins in the autumn.Voici, a Paris weekly magazine with excellent contacts in the fashion world, ... Read more...

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Carla Bruni’s non-denial strengthens pregnancy rumours


May 3rd, 2011 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 3 (ANI): Shedding more confusion than clarity over her pregnancy rumors, French First Lady, Carla Bruni said she would "remain tight-lipped about that to protect something".During an interview with ... Read more...

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Hotels, resorts are being built in Kashmir to promote tourism


March 18th, 2011 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Mar 18(ANI): The Department of Tourism in Jammu and Kashmir has started building hotels and resorts along the 55-kilometre-long highway from Srinagar to Gulmarg to attract tourists.The resorts will provide ... Read more...

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Woman strangled to death in Delhi


March 16th, 2011 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) A 28-year-old woman was found strangled to death with a shawl in central Delhi, police said Wednesday.Shivani was found dead with froth coming out of ... Read more...

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After Musharraf’s exit, Zardari ‘new face of disaster for Pak’: Nisar


March 14th, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 14(ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari is the new face of disaster for the country after the exit of former military ruler Pervez Musharraf, the Leader of Opposition in ... Read more...

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Old friends, old memories at Panjab University’s alumni meet


February 21st, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma and Ritika Sharma Chandigarh, Feb 21 (IANS) Rather nostalgic about the times gone by, walking down the memory lane, and cracking jokes, the old-timers of the Panjab ... Read more...

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Panjab University holds first alumni meet


February 19th, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 19 (IANS) Panjab University, one of the oldest in the country, held its first university-level alumni meet here Saturday.Alumni of 1970 batch and previous ones were honoured with a ... Read more...

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Thatcher held secret meetings with Indian guru


January 29th, 2011 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 29 (IANS) Former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher met controversial Indian guru Chandraswami at the House of Commons in 1975, after he was recommended to her by then deputy high ... Read more...

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Security guard’s widow arrested for his murder


January 24th, 2011 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) The widow of a security guard and her paramour have been arrested for his murder, police said Monday. They have been identified as Lalita, 35, and Amrish ... Read more...

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Guest house owner arrested for shoplifting


January 19th, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) A 42-year-old woman who owns a guest house in old Delhi was arrested for shoplifting here, police said Wednesday.Sunita Sharma, involved in two cases of theft from ... Read more...

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Somdev felicitated for CWG, Asian Games feats


December 30th, 2010 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 30 (IANS) It was time for nostalgia and emotions as the Tamil Nadu Tennis Association (TNTA) Thursday felicitated Somdev Devvarman who will be carrying India's hopes in the Aircel ... Read more...

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When PM was kept waiting at Congress plenary! (Burari diary)


December 19th, 2010 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) He was waiting to be felicitated with a garland and a shawl at the Congress plenary here Sunday, but it took inordinately long and so Prime ... Read more...

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Bruni meets AIDS patients, dazzles Delhi (Second Lead)


December 6th, 2010 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) The glamorous French First Lady Carla Bruni had a different kind of day out in Delhi Monday as she interacted with HIV positive patients and counsellors at ... Read more...

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Himachal to set up ‘Grameen Haats’ to help artisans


November 29th, 2010 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Nov 29 (IANS) To enable local artisans market their products in their vicinity, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal Monday announced that 36 'Grameen Haats' or rural markets would be ... Read more...

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Jackie wants to kill me over Salma Hayek: Gulshan Grover


November 24th, 2010 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 24 (IANS) "Jackie Shroff wants to kill me over Salma Hayek," quips the quintessential 'bad man' of Indian cinema Gulshan Grover who is playing the Mexican actress' husband in "The ... Read more...

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Rihanna And Katy Perry Captivate Audience At The AMAs 2010


November 22nd, 2010 - 8:41 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Nov 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The 38th American Music Awards 2010 saw the singing sensations of the music fraternity giving their best mind blowing performances and entertaining the audience to its ... Read more...

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Gujarat’s Dhari breaks own classical singing record


November 16th, 2010 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Nov 16 (IANS) Dhari Panchamda broke her own world record of 82 hours for classical singing by crooning for 99 hours 99 minutes and 99 seconds at the Swarnim Tana-Riri ... Read more...

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Himachal offers discounts on woolens, handicraft items


October 31st, 2010 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 31 (IANS) To spread the Himachali warmth during this festive season, the Himachal Pradesh Handicrafts and Handloom Corporation is offering discounts on woollens and handicraft items."From hand-knitted woollens like ... Read more...

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Winter nip in Delhi as mercury dips (Lead)


October 27th, 2010 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) There was a nip in the air in Delhi Wednesday as the maximum temperature dipped two notches below the average for this time of the year.According ... Read more...

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Himachal’s Kinnaur weavers to benefit from trademark


October 20th, 2010 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 20 (IANS) With the Kinnauri shawls receiving the prestigious Geographical Indications (GI) tag, over 1,000 weavers involved in the creation of the iconic shawls stand to gain the most."The registration ... Read more...

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German Foreign Minister visits Rajghat


October 19th, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.19 (ANI): German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle visited Rajghat, the memorial of Mahatma Gandhi, to pay homage to the Father of the Nation on Tuesday.Westerwelle was welcomed by Tara ... Read more...

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Yash Chopra gets National Kishore Kumar award


October 14th, 2010 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) Veteran Bollywood filmmaker Yash Chopra has been honoured with the National Kishore Kumar award by the Madhya Pradesh government for the year 2009-10.State Cultural Minister Laxmikant Sharma ... Read more...

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Michaele Salahi Converted Into An Action Figure Doll Priced $39.95


September 25th, 2010 - 7:30 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
September 25, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Michaele Salahi, the gate crasher at the White House is certainly getting more than her share of limelight if the reports are to be ... Read more...

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