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Snake-charmer uses reptiles to remind officials of assured land

December 1st, 2011 - 1:23 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 30 (IANS) A snake-charmer let loose a number of snakes in a government office of a small Uttar Pradesh town to shake up government officials who would not ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Row over Indian market in South Africa, hawkers to move court

May 14th, 2009 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Hassen Durban, May 14 (IANS) A group of fruit and vegetable hawkers here are taking the local municipality to court in an effort to retain the 100-year-old Early Morning Market that ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Muslim organisation adopts family of dead schoolgirl

April 24th, 2009 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Voluntary organisation Zakat Foundation of India (ZFI) said Friday that it has adopted the family of 11-year-old Shano Khan, who died last week after being allegedly subjected ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Staggering technique benefits pineapple growers in Tripura

February 26th, 2009 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
By Pinaki DasNandan Nagar (Tripura), Feb 26 (ANI): Pineapple growers in Tripura are a happy lot as the staggering technique has given a boost to the pineapple yield.Earlier, the farmers were ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Obama’s tortured grandfather casts shadow over US-British ties

January 21st, 2009 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 21 (IANS) US President Barack Obama may not instantly warm up to Britain because of the disturbing history of his nationalist grandfather's torture by British colonialists in Kenya, commentators warned. ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |