summer vacations

Pleasant day in Delhi, showers expected


July 9th, 2012 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) The week started off on a pleasant note in the capital Monday with the overcast skies holding out the promise of rain and the minimum ... Read more...

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Rain, storm lashes Delhi ahead of monsoon’s formal arrival (Lead)


July 6th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Delhi residents finally heaved a sigh of relief Friday as pre-monsoon showers lashed several parts of the city and brought down the mercury. The weather ... Read more...

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Hot, windy day in Delhi, rain likely Wednesday (Lead)


July 3rd, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) It was hot and windy day in the national capital Tuesday with the skies partly cloudy and maximum temperature five notches above teh season's average ... Read more...

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Delhi has hot Tuesday, rain likely


July 3rd, 2012 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) It was a hot morning in the capital Tuesday with the minimum temperature settling a whopping six notches above the season's average at 32.6 degrees ... Read more...

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Delhi continues to swelter, monsoon likely after July 3 (Lead)


July 2nd, 2012 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Hot and sultry weather conditions may continue in the national capital for a few more days as the weather office forecast light rains Monday ... Read more...

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Haryana schools to re-open July 9


July 1st, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 1 (IANS) In view of the scorching heat, the Haryana government Sunday announced that summer vacations in government, aided, recognised and private schools would be extended till July ... Read more...

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Agra schools’ summer vacations extended till July 7


July 1st, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, July 1 (IANS) Agra district administration Sunday ordered the extension of summer vacations for all schools till July 7, due to the intense heat wave continuing in the district.District ... Read more...

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Punjab primary school vacations extended due to heat wave


July 1st, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 1 (IANS) Punjab has extended summer vacations in its primary schools till July 9 in view of the searing heat conditions in the region. However, middle, high and ... Read more...

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Passport offices manpower increase mooted, says official


June 23rd, 2012 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Additional Secretary in the Ministry of External Affairs B.K. Gupta said Saturday that manpower issues in passport offices were on the government's agenda."In 1992, we ... Read more...

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Summer vacations bring drought in blood banks: Experts (June 14 is World Blood Donor Day)


June 14th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Every summer, 10-year-old Aditya's parents face a tough time trying to arrange two units of 'A negative' blood for their thalassemia-afflicted son as the student ... Read more...

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Paltrow gets greenfield to edit newsletter


May 20th, 2012 - 9:20 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 20 (IANS) Actress Gwyneth Paltrow is such a fan of actor Max Greenfield's TV comedy "New Girl" that she has asked him to be the first guest ... Read more...

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Goa modifies poll code to allow booze, food till late night


May 1st, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 1 (IANS) The Goa State Election Commission (SEC), overseeing the May 16 state-wide panchayat polls has just played lifesaver to lakhs of Goans and tourists who love a ... Read more...

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Leopard ‘evicted’ from Mumbai school after 20 hrs


April 22nd, 2012 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 22 (IANS) A leopard, which had sneaked into a private school two days ago was trapped and evicted early Sunday after a 20-hour operation by the forest department ... Read more...

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Fill vacant seats for poor students in summer vacations: Court


April 20th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday directed the state government's education department to complete admission process for vacant seats for students from the economically weaker section ... Read more...

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Explain delay in giving free school books to poor: Court (Lead)


April 13th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Expressing anguish over the government's failure to print and distribute free books to over 18 lakh poor students in state-run schools, the Delhi High Court ... Read more...

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Chinese kids want some freedom at home


February 8th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 8 (IANS) A lot of children in China's Shanghai city wish they have some freedom to lead life their way.This freedom, according to a survey, may ... Read more...

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South Asians more prone to knee arthritis: Expert


September 10th, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 10 (IANS) Senior citizens in the Indian sub-continent suffer a 15 percent more severe attack of osteo-arthritis in their knee joints as compared to their counterpart Caucasians from ... Read more...

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Off season? No, off to Goa for ‘raindrop tourism’ (With Image)


June 16th, 2011 - 10:17 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 16 (IANS) The shacks are missing, there is no water sporting activity and the beaches are much less crowded. Yet a growing number of people, especially domestic tourists, ... Read more...

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Amarinder Singh wants land lease to Ramdev revoked


June 12th, 2011 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 12 (IANS) Even as Baba Ramdev's numerous trusts come under government scanner, former Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh has asked the Himachal Pradesh government to revoke the ... Read more...

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Indian travellers are spoilt for choice


May 26th, 2011 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) The lazy beaches of Pattaya in Thailand or treacherous trekking trails back home in Ladakh - what would it be for you this summer? The ... Read more...

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Goin’ on a summer holiday…no, to summer workshop!


May 24th, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Agra, May 24 (IANS) Indian summers once used to be a time for homegrown fun and relaxation, a time when children would just play hopskotch, fly kites, sleep through ... Read more...

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Holidays? Not for students who would rather intern


May 22nd, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Once a time for relaxing after exams, summer vacations are increasingly about work for many college students who put their holidays to productive use by ... Read more...

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Heat wave forces early closure of Bihar schools


May 16th, 2011 - 11:20 am ICT by IANS
Patna, May 16 (IANS) The Bihar government has ordered all schools to be closed from Monday due to the scorching heat that has seen temperatures soaring to 43 degrees Celsius.Chief ... Read more...

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PETA wants kids to catch kindness to animals on camera


May 9th, 2011 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) With an eye to the impending school summer vacations, People for Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has launched a campaign for children which requires ... Read more...

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School admissions to go on during summer break


May 6th, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) The Delhi government Friday said the process of school admissions this year will continue even during the summer vacations to ensure that more students are ... Read more...

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Darsheel will always be my superhero: Aamir (With Images)


April 21st, 2011 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 21 (IANS) After giving Darsheel Safary a dream launchpad with "Taare Zameen Par", actor-producer-director Aamir Khan has now praised and extended support to the child actor and ... Read more...

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Supreme Court defers hearing on decriminalisation of gay sex


April 19th, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 19 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Tuesday deferred its hearing on the issue of legalisation and decriminalising gay sex among consenting adults in private.A bench headed by Justice G ... Read more...

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Singapore Airlines cuts fares for summer tourism


April 5th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 5 (IANS) Singapore Airlines along with it regional subsidiary Silk Air Tuesday announced special airfare for the summer holidays to promote Indian tourism to the city state starting ... Read more...

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Delhi residents to get UID numbers by October


March 11th, 2011 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) The Delhi government is gearing up to complete the exercise of giving out the "Aadhar" numbers by October this year, with poor families set to ... Read more...

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Argentina facing scarcity of paper money


January 13th, 2011 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Jan 13 (IANS/EFE) Argentina is facing a huge scarcity of paper money as a result of which the country has outsourced a printing order for five billion pesos ($1.25 billion) ... Read more...

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Extended vacation may eat into Delhi students’ weekends


January 11th, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) An extended winter vacation may have spelt good news for Delhi's school kids, but not for long. Running short on time to finish their syllabi, schools are ... Read more...

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Bhoot And Friends Movie Preview: Watchable But Only By Kids!


December 30th, 2010 - 3:05 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Film: Bhoot and FriendsDirector: Kittu SalujaCast: Jackie Shroff, , Aditya Lakhia, Akash Nair, Ashwin Mushran, Ishita Panchal, Markand Soni, Tejas RahateCome Friday and Bollywood gets set for yet another ... Read more...

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Hot Hot Jackie Shroff


December 6th, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
December 6, 2010 (Showbiz PR Wire): Jaggu dada albeit Jackie Shroff was one of the hottest male around and still looks good but during the shoot of Aneesh Arjun Dev's film 'Bhoot And ... Read more...

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Bhoot And Friends: A Magical Adventure Thriller For Kids (Releasing All Over On 24th December 2010)


December 6th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
 December 6, 2010 (Showbiz PR Wire): The Movie‘BHOOT AND FRIENDS’ is a kids’ action adventure film.It promises a fully loaded two hours entertainment package for kids and their parents alike.SynopsisAn 11 years ... Read more...

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Shankar Finds His 3 Idiots


October 14th, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 14, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Director Shankar is feeling over the moon presently with his magnum opus Endhiran, drawing crowds in all the versions. The trade analysts have predicted that there ... Read more...

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