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Journalists protest road renaming


May 23rd, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Journalists in south Delhi's Saket area are upset that the road linking their colony has been changed from Press Enclave Marg to Pt. Trilok Chand ... Read more...

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Welfare measures should reach the needy: President Patil


March 12th, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 12 (IANS) Stressing the need for the state's welfare measures to reach the poor for creating an inclusive society, President Pratibha Patil Monday said that these measures ... Read more...

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Bihar’s Super 30 coaching idea wins high praise in Canada


February 21st, 2012 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Vancouver, Feb 21 (IANS) Super 30, Bihar's free coaching centre which helps poor students crack the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology-Joint Entrance Examination (IIT-JEE), has won high praise in Canada.Super ... Read more...

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Need to correct gender discrimination: Patil


January 25th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Holding that the status of women is an important indicator of progress in a society, President Pratibha Patil Wednesday called for removing social prejudices ... Read more...

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Chopper over Taj rings security alarm (Lead)


December 16th, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Dec 16 (IANS) The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has filed a police complaint after a private company's helicopter flew 11 rounds over the Taj Mahal, causing alarm among ... Read more...

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Will the Taj turn blue tonight?


November 13th, 2011 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Nov 13 (IANS) While many historical buildings across India will sport a blue look to support a campaign for creating awareness about diabetes Sunday evening, uncertainty about permission to ... Read more...

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Teach girls martial arts for self-protection: President


November 2nd, 2011 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 2 (IANS) The security of women should be of prime concern for law-enforcing authorities as well as society, President Pratibha Patil said here Wednesday, terming self-protection "the ... Read more...

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Emperor Akbar’s spirt looks for recognition in Agra


October 16th, 2011 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Agra Oct 16 (IANS) Heritage lovers Sunday celebrated Mughal emperor Akbar's birthday, recalling his seminal concepts of Din-e-Ilahi and Sulahkul that laid the foundation of modern-day secularism."Akbar's experiments in governance, ... Read more...

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Taj on full moon night leaves visitors awestruck


October 13th, 2011 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Oct 13 (IANS) With a cool breeze blowing and the majestic Taj Mahal washed in the full moon light, it was a sight to behold for the 350-odd ... Read more...

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Brit universities are ‘hotbeds of Islamic extremism’: Report


April 28th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 28(ANI): Britain's homeland security strategy has failed to address in sufficient detail how to tackle the threat of extremism at universities, Members of Parliament and peers have said in a ... Read more...

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Yamuna campaign: Marching ascetics reach Taj city


March 24th, 2011 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, March 24 (IANS) The movement for the restoration of the Yamuna river has picked up steam as the marching ascetics and activists campaigning for it have reached the Taj ... Read more...

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CBI raids premises of three Adarsh scam accused (Lead)


January 30th, 2011 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 30 (IANS) The CBI has seized nearly 200 files related to the scam-hit Adarsh Cooperative Housing Society during raids on the office of the society, premises of three of its ... Read more...

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Ethnic Indians among candidates for Malaysian poll


January 25th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 25 (IANS) Several ethnic Indians figure among the candidates nominated by the Malaysian Civil Liberties Movement (MCLM) for the 13th general election.Among them is Sreekant Pillai, noted human rights ... Read more...

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Fourth Tamchon Football Tournament held in Delhi


December 13th, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec.13 (ANI): The 4th edition of the northeast Tamchon football was held here recently, with 16 football teams participating in the tournament.Players from different parts of the northeast participated ... Read more...

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Let flat girls get boob jobs on Medicare, say Oz surgeons


November 21st, 2010 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 21 (ANI): In the wake of hundreds of women using taxpayer funds for breast enlargement surgery, many more should be eligible on medical grounds, say Australian surgeons.According to the doctors, ... Read more...

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Scam-hit Adarsh Society denies encroaching defence land


October 28th, 2010 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 27 (IANS) The controversial Adarsh Cooperative Housing Society claimed Wednesday that it had not encroached even an inch of defence land here, as alleged, and that the property in question ... Read more...

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Indian urges Malaysia not to wrench him away from mother


October 26th, 2010 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Oct 26 (IANS) An Indian facing deportation from Malaysia has urged the authorities to cancel the order so he can take care of his sick mother."Please don't separate us a ... Read more...

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Unofficial talks going on with Taliban: Karzai


October 11th, 2010 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 11 (IANS) Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai has said unofficial negotiations are taking place with the Taliban, who are like "kids who have run away from the family".Karzai said the ... Read more...

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John Boehner’s Views On Tax Cuts Clash With White House Statements


September 13th, 2010 - 7:54 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Sep 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The war of words between republican John Boehner and the White House has reached a crescendo with neither side showing any willingness to step down from ... Read more...

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Yamuna nears danger mark in Agra


August 28th, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Aug 28 (IANS) The Yamuna river was close to touching the danger mark in this Taj Mahal city while floodwaters entered more villages in Agra and Mathura districts Saturday, officials said. In ... Read more...

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Benefits of economic growth should reach every segment of society: President Patil


August 13th, 2010 - 10:29 pm ICT by ANI
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala), Aug 13 (ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patil on Friday said the benefits of India's economic growth should reach every segment of society to build a more equitable and sustainable ... Read more...

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Indo-US higher education summit inaugurated in Mumbai


July 31st, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) With an aim to increase access and enhance quality of Indo-US higher education, a two-day summit for higher education was inaugurated here Saturday. The summit is a part of ... Read more...

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Oz Muslim woman told to remove face veil during job interview raises Islamists’ ire


June 21st, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Darwin (Australia), June 21(ANI): An Australian Muslim woman has complained that she was told to remove her face veil during a job interview at a Northern Territory hospital in Darwin.According to reports, ... Read more...

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Fourth-Grade Teacher Finds 1792 Document


June 12th, 2010 - 7:44 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 12, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Michelle Eugenio, a fourth-grade teacher of Peabody Center School, in Massachusetts found a yellowed sheet of paper. She found the paper while cleaning the ... Read more...

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Malayalam Actor Thilakan To Be Honored With Bharat Gopi


June 10th, 2010 - 4:10 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 10, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Thilakan, the veteran actor of Malayalam cinema and theater, has been chosen for the Bharat Gopi Award 2010 to be given by the Manavaseva Welfare Society.On ... Read more...

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Teacher at Peabody’s Center School finds a document from 1792 between old papers


June 10th, 2010 - 1:37 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
A teacher at the Peabody’s Center School was surprised to find a historic document, when she was cleaning the classroom. Michelle Eugenio is a teacher, who teaches the fourth grade in Peabody, ... Read more...

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Construction of new bridge over Yamuna stopped


June 9th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, June 9 (IANS) The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has asked for immediately stopping construction of a bridge on the river Yamuna here as it is quite close to a Mughal ... Read more...

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Napoleon’s hair to be auctioned by Kiwi family


May 27th, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, May 27 (ANI): Valuable relics of Napoleon Bonaparte, including a lock of his hair - believed to be taken from his deathbed - will be sold off at a New Zealand ... Read more...

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Malaysian society committed to fighting hair loss gains popularity!


May 23rd, 2010 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, May 23 (ANI): A society committed to fighting hair loss has caught huge attention in Malaysia.The Malaysian Society for Hair Sciences, which was registered in 2002, educates people on hair ... Read more...

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Satyajit Ray fest to mark 89th birth anniversary


May 1st, 2010 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 1 (IANS) The Taj Enlighten Film Society will celebrate Oscar-winning director Satyajit Ray's 89th birth anniversary Sunday by showcasing his best works during The Satyajit Ray Festival."We are celebrating Satyajit ... Read more...

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Literature plays important role in building strong, enlightened society: President Patil


March 18th, 2010 - 10:47 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 18 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil on Thursday said that literature plays an important role in building a strong and enlightened society.Addressing the gathering after presenting the prestigious Moortidevi ... Read more...

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Agra music legend struggles to survive


March 8th, 2010 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
By Brij Khandelwal Agra, March 8 (IANS) One of the last exponents of the Agra Gharana of Hindustani classical music, 86-year-old Ustad Akeel Ahmad Khan is not only unwell but is also a ... Read more...

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Tourism industry disillusioned with Taj festival


February 16th, 2010 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Brij Khandelwal Agra, Feb 16 (IANS) The tourism industry in this city of the Taj Mahal feels the annual cultural festival Taj Mahotsava has now degenerated into a farce pandering to ... Read more...

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Constructions banned around Agra monuments


February 5th, 2010 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Feb 5 (IANS) With small monuments in the city of the Taj almost dwarfed by encroachments, all new constructions have been banned around them within a radius of 300 metres. The Archaeological ... Read more...

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Hindus want Pope to discuss religious equality during Malta visit


January 18th, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Valletta (Malta), Jan 18 (DPA) A Hindu organisation Monday urged Malta's archbishop to arrange an interfaith dialogue with Pope Benedict during his April visit to discuss "religious equality". Archbishop Paul Cremona should organise ... Read more...

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