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March of the Aryans: A window back into debris of time (Book Review) (With Image)


August 24th, 2012 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Book: "The March Of The Aryans; Author: Bhagwan S. Gidwani; Publisher: Penguin India; Pages: 680 pages; Price: Rs.599This is probably the beginning of Sino-Indian diplomacy forged over textiles... Long before the ... Read more...

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Bangladesh to felicitate Indian defence officers


March 26th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Four decades after Bangladesh came into being, Dhaka will formally recognise the role played by Indian armed forces during the 1971 war, popularly called ... Read more...

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Maharashtra celebrates Gudi Padwa


March 23rd, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 23 (IANS) As a string of harvest festivals began in Maharashtra Friday, the weekend came a day earlier with people across the state celebrating Gudi Padwa (New Year's ... Read more...

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Pranab dons the priest’s robe during Durga Puja


October 5th, 2011 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Miriti (West Bengal), Oct 5 (IANS) Far from the 2G spectrum row and chairing meetings of G-24 countries, union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has yet again donned the ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa felicitated hours before quitting


July 31st, 2011 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 31 (IANS) Hours before he was set to quit office, a grim-looking Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa was Sunday felicitated by the Balija community at the Bangalore ... Read more...

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Hazare gets hero’s welcome in home village (Lead, changing dateline)


April 11th, 2011 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmednagar (Maharashtra), April 11 (IANS) Fireworks, a procession with horses, camels, and elephants and a big feast for all - a grand welcome was accorded to social activist Anna Hazare ... Read more...

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South India heralds New Year, north ushers Navratri (Roundup)


April 4th, 2011 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/Chennai/Hyderabad/New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) With the joyful spirit of the World Cup win still lingering, it was time Monday to herald the New Year in Maharashtra with Gudi ... Read more...

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Harvest festival adds to World Cup joy in Maharashtra


April 4th, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 4 (IANS) Celebrations for the World Cup victory blended with gaiety over the harvest festival of Gudi Padwa, which marked the Maharashtrian New Year and was observed across ... Read more...

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President, PM greet India on Ugadi, Gudi Padava, Chetti Chand, Chaitra Sukladi


April 4th, 2011 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 4 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today greeted the nation on the occasion of Chaitra Sukladi, Ugadi, Gudi Padava, Chetti Chand, Navreh and Sajibu ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh offers prayers at Tirupati temple


September 1st, 2010 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 1 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday offered prayers at the famous Lord Venkateswara temple in Tirupati in Andhra Pradesh. On a visit to the temple town to lay the ... Read more...

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India’s finance minister is now a priest


September 26th, 2009 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
Kirnahar (West Bengal), Sep 26 (IANS) Away from laying down national policies on tackling the slowdown and ensuring inclusive growth, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee is now busy being the priest for ... Read more...

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Tibetan robes in great demand in Varanasi


December 11th, 2008 - 7:02 pm ICT by ANI
By Girish Debey Varanasi, Dec 11 (ANI) Varanasi, famous for silk, is fast emerging as a market for the traditional Tibetan robes. Tibetan robes made of brocket cloth and peacock feather has been ... Read more...

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Tussar silk production in Jharkhand


October 15th, 2008 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
By Girija Shankar Ojha Kharsawa (Jharkhand), Oct.15 (ANI): Jharkhands Singhbhum District, which till recently produced cocoons for silk weavers in Bhagalpur area, has also started producing Tussar silk. The experimental silk unit ... Read more...

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Greek mummy found inside lead coffin dates back to A.D. 300


August 5th, 2008 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 5 (ANI): A mummy of a middle-aged woman dating to A.D. 300 has been discovered in a lead coffin inside a marble sarcophagus in northern Greece, the first clear ... Read more...

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Vijayawada tailor designs 141 feet Indian Tricolour


August 1st, 2008 - 9:35 pm ICT by ANI
By Narendra Vijayawada (Andhra Pradesh), Aug.1 (ANI): A tailor in Vijayawada has prepared the Indian Tricolour measuring 141 X 94 feet. It is being claimed to be the biggest national flag ever ... Read more...

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Scientists find first indication for embalming in Roman Greece


July 31st, 2008 - 3:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 31 (ANI): A team of scientists has found the first indication for embalming in Roman Greek times.By means of physico-chemical and histological methods, the Swiss-Greek research team showed ... Read more...

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Composite mills likely to return as clothier for common man


March 24th, 2008 - 10:44 am ICT by admin
By P.S. Anantharaman Ahmedabad, March 24 (IANS) A wheel appears to be turning a full circle in the textile industry. The power loom sector, which in the mid-1980s became the common man's clothier ... Read more...

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Intact female skeleton found in Chinas 2,200-year-old tomb


December 7th, 2007 - 3:53 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Dec 7 (ANI): Archaeologists in China have found an intact skeleton of a woman, who was apparently buried in 183 B.C., during the Han Dynasty (206B.C.-220 A.D.).The skeleton was ... Read more...

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