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Shikha Swaroop doesn’t fear being typecast (With Images)


August 8th, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Shikha Swaroop, who rose to fame with popular costume drama "Chandrakanta", will now be seen as Kaikayee in a new version of the "Ramayana". The ... Read more...

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Delhi celebrates Raksha Bandhan with fervour


August 2nd, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Celebrating and reaffirming the sibling bond where sisters tie a decorated thread or Rakhi on their brothers' wrist, Raksha Bandhan was celebrated Thursday with much ... Read more...

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Women Maoist cadres surrender in Bengal


July 30th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 30 (IANS) Weeks after Maoist top gun Bikram alias Arnab Dam was arrested, two female members of his squad Monday surrendered with their arms at the West Bengal ... Read more...

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Rajasthan, Andhra win twice in junior basketball


May 24th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Puducherry, May 24 (IANS) Rajasthan and Andhra Pradesh boys recorded two victories as did Haryana and Jharkhand in the girls section in the preliminary league of the 63rd National basketball ... Read more...

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Engineer becomes thief to recover business losses


May 11th, 2012 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) In order to recover his business losses, a 43-year-old software engineer stole jewellery worth Rs.3 lakh from his neighbours' flat but landed in the police ... Read more...

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Agra students claim world record for ‘bedai’


March 23rd, 2012 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, March 23 (IANS) Students of Agra University's Tourism and Hotel Management Institute have claimed a new world record for making a 'bedai', a spicy snack made of fine flour ... Read more...

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Air India’s all-women crew flights to 3 continents Thursday


March 7th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 7 (IANS) Celebrating International Women's Day Thursday, India's flag carrier Air India plans to operate international flights manned by all-women crew to at least one city in three ... Read more...

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Wikipedia to shut for 24 hours, youngsters unaffected


January 17th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) The Wikipedia, popular community-edited online encyclopedia, may have decided to shut down its English version for 24 hours to garner support against the proposed US ... Read more...

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Second tragedy for West Bengal, moonshine kills 143


December 15th, 2011 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Diamond Harbour (West Bengal), Dec 15 (IANS) In one of India's worst liquor tragedies, at least 143 people died and over 100 were hospitalised in rural West Bengal after ... Read more...

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Why shouldn’t you get death, apex court asks killer of five


September 3rd, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) An alcoholic man, who killed his wife and four children with an axe, has been asked by the Supreme Court why the life sentence given ... Read more...

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Three new-borns languish in Ghaziabad hospital


July 11th, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, July 11 (IANS) Three newly-born children, including a pair or twins, are languishing in a hospital here with their mothers unable to care for them and no sign of ... Read more...

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Weight warning: Avoid crash diets


June 13th, 2011 - 10:25 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) When 29-year-old Shikha Arora went on an "all fruit" diet to lose weight before her wedding, she managed to lose 10 kg in a ... Read more...

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Drunk husband kills wife in front of kids


March 3rd, 2011 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) A woman was strangled to death by her drunk husband in front of their kids here, Delhi Police said Wednesday."There was some petty dispute between ... Read more...

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Sarva Shikha Abhiyan main vehicle for education: Sibal


December 3rd, 2010 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) The Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) will be the main vehicle for implementation of the Right to Education Act, Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal said Friday."The revised ... Read more...

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I’m 16! Have a long way to go: Ananya Chatterjee (Interview)


November 3rd, 2010 - 9:35 am ICT by IANS
By Pradipta Tapadar Kolkata, Nov 3 (IANS) She jokes that she is 16! But Bengali actress Ananya Chatterjee is dead serious when she says she has a long way to go. Sheer ... Read more...

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Rituparno, Ananya clinch national awards for ‘Abohoman’


October 22nd, 2010 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Well-known Bengali filmmaker Rituparno Ghosh and actress Ananya Chatterjee received the best director and best actress awards, respectively, for "Abohoman" at the 57th National Film Awards ... Read more...

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Man poisons wife, daughters, hangs himself


September 21st, 2010 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 21 (IANS) Apparently depressed over losing his job, a man poisoned his wife and two minor daughters and committed suicide in Uttar Pradesh's Faizabad district Tuesday, police said. Radhey Shyam, 32, ... Read more...

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26/11 victim’s wife fights for survival


September 17th, 2010 - 11:15 am ICT by IANS
By Mauli Buch Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) Two years ago, she would relax after her children left for school. But now she has to take her husband - a victim of the 26/11 ... Read more...

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National Award is first big award of my life: Ananya


September 15th, 2010 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 15 (IANS) "It is yet to sink in completely. But yes, it feels great," said Ananya Chatterjee Wednesday soon after being named Best Actress at the 57th National Film ... Read more...

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No gallows for killer of two kids: Apex court


September 7th, 2010 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) A man, who underwent 20 years of imprisonment for lynching two children, will not be sent to the gallows, the Supreme Court has said while upholding the ... Read more...

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Delhi BJP gets new office-bearers


September 5th, 2010 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) "Youthful faces" have been included in the Bharatiya Janata Party's Delhi unit that has been reconstituted over four months after the new president's appointment. City BJP chief ... Read more...

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Parul Chaudhary’s Sarees Gain Popularity


June 15th, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 15, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Star Plus has always been the trendsetter of fashion on TV. Ramola Sikand's (Sudha Chandran) bindis, Tulsi's (Smirti Irani) hair style, and now Parul Chaudhary's style ... Read more...

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KOLA KOLAYA MUNDHIRIKA Set To Be the Best Tamil Comedy Flick


May 15th, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 15, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Madhumitha is out to prove her proficiency in comedy with her new directorial venture Kola Kolaya Mundhirika [KKM]. Madhumitha made a place for herself in the Tamil ... Read more...

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Woman gives birth to quadruplets


April 16th, 2010 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 16 (IANS) A 24-year-old woman gave birth to naturally-born quadruplets - a rare event occurring once in 73,000 births - in a private hospital here early Friday, a doctor said. Sasmita ... Read more...

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Top Andhra assembly official held for graft


February 11th, 2010 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 11 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh assembly special secretary K. Gopalakrishna was Thursday arrested for corruption and documents of assets worth Rs.15 crore were seized from him in raids, police said. Anti-Corruption ... Read more...

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Rituparno Ghosh’s ‘Abohomaan’ to be released Jan 22


January 15th, 2010 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 15 (IANS) Maverick filmmaker Rituparno Ghosh's new Bengali celluloid venture "Abohomaan", portraying the complexity of a relationship between a director and an actress which takes a toll on their family ... Read more...

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Students organize Ganga cleaning drive in Varanasi


November 10th, 2009 - 8:44 pm ICT by ANI
Varanasi, Nov. 10 (ANI): Hundreds of college students in Varanasi participated in a cleaning drive aimed to keep the holy Ganges river pollution-free.Many volunteers cleaned the Ghats of the river with brooms, ... Read more...

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Court says no to serving liquor 24X7


September 9th, 2009 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) Delhi High Court Wednesday denied a public interest litigation asking for permission to serve liquor in bars and restaurants in the capital at any time in the ... Read more...

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Are you a mood dresser? Choose your colour


May 20th, 2009 - 9:58 am ICT by IANS
By Shilpa Raina New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Does your mood dictate the colour of your clothes? If yes, then you are one of those who wear emotions on their sleeves and are ... Read more...

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Youth to make conscious choice this election


March 3rd, 2009 - 11:06 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) When 19-year-old Amranikunj Upadhyay went to vote for the first time, she played "inky-pinky-ponky" to decide her representative to the country's parliament. Times have changed. This time, ... Read more...

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India, Qatar plan mutual cooperation in energy, fertilizer and investment sectors


February 24th, 2009 - 7:29 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb. 24 (ANI): Qatar''s Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Ahmed bin Abdullah al-Mahmoud on Tuesday met TKA Nair, Principal Secretary to the Indian Prime Minister to discuss bilateral ... Read more...

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NSG flip-flop on Mumbai’s Al Qaeda link


February 11th, 2009 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) J.K. Dutt, chief of the National Security Guard (NSG), Wednesday blamed the Mumbai terror attack on Al Qaeda, Taliban and Lashker-e-Taiba (LeT). But the NSG later said ... Read more...

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ITF women: Top seed Masa in semis; Indians out of doubles


December 25th, 2008 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 25 (IANS) Top seed Masa Zec-Peskiric survived a tough outing against Ukrain's Anastasiya Vasylyeva on her way to the semi-finals of the $50,000 women's ITF at the Delhi Lawn ... Read more...

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Ravi Shukla is the winner of Amul Star Voice of India 2


December 22nd, 2008 - 12:06 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
The Indian television singing competition on Star Plus channel. Ravi Shukla became the Amul Star Voice of India(2) 2008. Ravi Shukla of Delhi was crowned the winner on December 21 by the ... Read more...

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A car rally with a difference


April 6th, 2008 - 9:30 pm ICT by admin
Patna, April (ANI): Car rally held in Bihar on Sunday was with a difference as it saw the participation of women in large numbers.Thirty-five participants covered a distance of 128 kilometers ... Read more...

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