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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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New ‘Ramayan’ on TV simplified, technology-backed


August 4th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) The magic of mythological epic "Ramayan" is set to be recreated on Zee TV, and the new version promises to be a state-of-art affair with ... Read more...

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Modi needs to review style of working: RSS mouthpiece (Lead)


June 3rd, 2012 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) In an apparent disapproval by the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) of Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's style of working, an article in the organisation's ... Read more...

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RSS mouthpiece slams Modi


June 2nd, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Close on the heals of veteran Bharatiya Janata Party leader L.K.Advani slamming the feuding factions within the party, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) has ... Read more...

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Court drops charges against Karmapa in currency case (Lead)


May 21st, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 21 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government's move to remove the name of Tibetan religious head and the 17th Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje from a currency seizure case got ... Read more...

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Court drops charges against Karmapa in currency case


May 21st, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 21 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government's move to remove the name of Tibetan religious head and the 17th Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje from a case of a currency ... Read more...

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Injured Munda to convene cabinet meeting May 17


May 14th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 14 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda, recuperating in a Ranchi hospital from injuries sustained when his helicopter crash-landed here last week, has convened a cabinet meeting May ... Read more...

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Airtel Nigeria to help fight AIDS (With Image)


April 27th, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Abuja, April 27 (IANS) Airtel Nigeria, the Nigerian arm of Indian mobile services provider Airtel, and the National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA) have announced a joint initiative ... Read more...

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Himachal fair to fairer sex (March 8 is International Women’s Day)


March 7th, 2012 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 7 (IANS) Call it a coincidence, but many top slots in the Himachal Pradesh administration are occupied by women.Be it the gubernatorial chair held by Urmila Singh ... Read more...

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BJP in damage control mode after rebels form new outfit (Himachal Pradesh Newsletter)


February 12th, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 12 (IANS) A new political outfit, Himachal Lokhit Party, formed by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) rebels last week has turned into a headache for the ruling party ... Read more...

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Airtel Nigeria to help combat fake drugs


December 16th, 2011 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Lagos, Dec 16 (IANS) As part of its corporate social responsibility, Airtel Nigeria, the Nigerian arm of Indian mobile service provider Airtel, is joined forces to fight the huge problem ... Read more...

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Himachal panchayats to again go unrepresented over hydro project


November 20th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Rekong Peo (Himachal Pradesh), Nov 20 (IANS) A private mega hydropower project near this town in Kinnaur district has again evoked sharp response from the tribals, who have decided to ... Read more...

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When Indira’s birth drew long faces! (Excerpts from the book ‘24 Akbar Road’)


November 18th, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
When Indira was born on Nov 19, 1917, the Scottish doctor who was attending to Kamla Nehru announced to Jawaharlal Nehru: "It is a bonny lassie, Sir!"The womenfolk around Jawaharlal's ... Read more...

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‘Aazaan’ takes action to a new level (IANS Movie Review - Rating: ***1/2)


October 14th, 2011 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
Film: "Aazaan", Cast: Sachiin Joshi, Candice Boucher, Sarita Choudhary, Aly Khan, Ravi Kissen and Aarya Babbar; Director: Prashant Chadha; Rating; ***1/2As we see rescue operations post a bombing attack being ... Read more...

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Jharkhand to launch scheme to protect girl child


October 13th, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Oct 13 (IANS) The Jharkhand government has approved Rs.108 crore for the Mukhyamantri Ladli Laxmi Yojna (MLLY) to promote welfare of the girl child born to a below poverty ... Read more...

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Jharkhand cabinet approves right to service act


August 24th, 2011 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 23 (IANS) The Jharkhand cabinet Tuesday approved a bill fixing a time frame for official work and will introduce it in the assembly's upcoming monsoon session."The cabinet ... Read more...

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Doctor booked for dumping patients


August 3rd, 2011 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Allahabad, Aug 3 (IANS) A case has been registered against a doctor and three employees of a government hospital here for dumping two seriously ill patients on the outskirts of ... Read more...

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Policeman dies, 10 hospitalised after physical test


July 27th, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 27 (IANS) In a second incident of its kind in less than a week, a police constable died and 10 others were hospitalised Wednesday after falling unconscious during ... Read more...

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Agra businessman to immortalise Husain with museum


June 12th, 2011 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
Agra, June 12 (IANS) The Taj city will host a museum of Maqbool Fida Husain's art works and mementoes related to him, thanks to a Mumbai-based business tycoon who hails ... Read more...

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Jharkhand reduces VAT on edible oil


May 28th, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 28 (IANS) The Jharkhand cabinet Saturday reduced value added tax (VAT) on edible oil from four to one and half percent and reduced taxes on agriculture markets from ... Read more...

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Munda caught between falling buildings and grumbling leaders


April 20th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, April 20 (IANS) Jharkhand's Chief Minister Arjun Munda is facing a tough time in the state and within his Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over the ongoing drive ... Read more...

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Sinha ends strike, Jharkhand to move court to stay demolitions (Lead)


April 19th, 2011 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
Ranchi, April 18 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Yashwant Sinha Monday called off his indefinite protest against the demolition drive across Jharkhand after the party-led state government ... Read more...

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Four troopers injured in villagers’ attack


April 11th, 2011 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bahraich (Uttar Pradesh), April 11 (IANS) At least four Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) troopers were injured in a mob attack after they tried to intercept a group of villagers who ... Read more...

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Lucknow fans can’t watch semifinal on theatre screens


March 30th, 2011 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 30 (IANS) The administration's decision to not allow theatres to screen the India-Pakistan World Cup cricket semifinal Wednesday due to security reasons has disappointed many enthusiasts in this ... Read more...

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Indian Army’s skiing expedition flagged in


March 1st, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) The Indian Army's skiing expedition that hoisted the national flag at the South Pole on Army Day Jan 15 was Tuesday flagged in here by Defence Minister ... Read more...

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Man held with fake notes


January 22nd, 2011 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bahraich (Uttar Pradesh), Jan 22 (IANS) A man involved in supplying of counterfeit currency to various states of the country, was arrested here Saturday with fake notes worth over Rs.1 lakh, police ... Read more...

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Army ski expedition hoists Indian flag at South Pole


January 15th, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) The Indian Army Saturday achieved another adventure feat when its skiing expedition to Antarctica reached the geographic South Pole and marked it by observing the 63rd Army ... Read more...

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Foreign investors eyeing India to avoid West’s economic doldrums


October 14th, 2010 - 12:12 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Oct 14(ANI): Economists and policy makers reckon that the economic doldrums in the United States, along with much of Europe and Japan, could benefit emerging nations like India.According to the ... Read more...

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Two CRPF recruits collapse in training session, die


August 28th, 2010 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 28 (IANS) Four Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) recruits were hospitalised Saturday after they fell unconscious during a training session in Uttar Pradesh's Allahabad district. Later, two of them died ... Read more...

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Drought control rooms at village level in Jharkhand


August 17th, 2010 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 17 (IANS) Control rooms will be set up in each village panchayat (council) in Jharkhand to monitor the drought situation and help farmers, an official said Tuesday. "The governor's advisory council ... Read more...

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Jharkhand to honour gallantry award winners


August 17th, 2010 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 17 (IANS) The Jharkhand government has decided to honour those security personnel of the state who win gallantry awards, an official said. "The Jharkhand Advisory Council has decided to give Rs.10 ... Read more...

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‘Indian Idol’ finalist Bhoomi is Radio Mirchi’s new RJ


August 15th, 2010 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 15 (IANS) Baroda-based Bhoomi Trivedi, who is among three finalists on "Indian Idol 5", has been chosen as the new radio jockey of Radio Mirchi 98.3 FM, it was announced ... Read more...

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Ram Charan Teja’s Orange Starts Shooting In Hyderabad


August 13th, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 13, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Director Bhaskar of Bommarillu fame is now busy shooting his next Telugu project Orange, which stars actor Ram Charan Teja, Genelia D'Souza, and Shazahn Padamsee. ... Read more...

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Arjun Singh gives Rajiv Gandhi clean chit on Bhopal (Lead)


August 11th, 2010 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Breaking his silence over the Bhopal gas tragedy, senior Congress leader and then Madhya Pradesh chief minister Arjun Singh Wednesday refuted all charges that the then ... Read more...

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12 Jharkhand districts declared drought-hit


August 4th, 2010 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 4 (IANS) As many as 12 of the 24 districts in Jharkhand were declared drought-hit for the fifth successive year as they received less than 50 percent of the normal ... Read more...

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