Ban on junk food ads cuts consumption

January 23rd, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 23 (IANS) Banning ads that promote junk foods among children is likely to cut down their consumption, says a study based on an experiment in a Canadian ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Mysore Dasara begins, promises pomp, pageantry

September 28th, 2011 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mysore, Sep 28 (IANS) The famed Mysore Dasara that showcases the region's rich culture, tradition, pomp and pageantry began here Wednesday and will go on for the next nine days.Hundreds ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Karnataka pontiff backs Hazare’s anti-graft bill

August 18th, 2011 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 17 (IANS) Karnataka pontiff Vishvesha Tirtha Wednesday defended the Jan Lokpal bill drafted by activist Anna Hazare and his team to check the menace of corruption."I feel the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Opposition to land takeover for POSCO plant intensifies

July 13th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Gadag (Karnataka), July 13 (IANS) Karnataka Wednesday dropped plans for land acquisition for a special economic zone (SEZ) on the west coast while opposition to takeover of land for ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Religious leaders oppose land acquisition in Karnataka

July 12th, 2011 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 12 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa is now facing heat from religious leaders against his government's ambitious land acquisition plans for industry and infrastructure.While one religious ... Read more...

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Vice-President Ansari to visit Dhaka for Tagore’s 150th birth anniversary celebrations

May 3rd, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 3 (ANI): Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari will undertake a two-day visit of Bangladesh to participate in the 150th birth anniversary celebrations of Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore.He will ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Indian delegation to visit Bangladesh to discuss ‘Joint Celebrations’

December 17th, 2010 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 17 (ANI): A nine-member Indian delegation led by Jawhar Sircar, Secretary, Union Ministry of Culture, will visit Bangladesh from December 19 to 22 to finalise the 'Joint Indo-Bangladesh ... Read more...

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Three suspected terrorists held in West Bengal

June 19th, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Siliguri, June 19 (IANS) Three suspected terrorists of the Kamtapur Liberation Organisation (KLO) have been arrested from this West Bengal town, police said Saturday. The police raided the house of Indrajit Roy, one ... Read more...

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Civil organisations appeal for peace after militants kill 12 in NC Hills

July 8th, 2009 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Michidui village (North Cachar Hills) (Assam), July 8 (ANI): Attacks on poor villagers in North Cachar Hills district in Assam have not stopped despite appeals.Militant activities have taken a heavy toll ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Orissa man kills wife for not cooking meat

June 1st, 2009 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 1 (IANS) An Orissa villager has been arrested for beating his wife to death because she did not cook meat for him, police said Monday. Tirtha Biswal, a 38-year-old resident of ... Read more...

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Where is Kathmandu?

November 1st, 2008 - 11:04 am ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
Kathmandu is the capital of Nepal. Situated in the lap of the Himalayas, bordered by the People's Republic of China to the north and by India to the south, east and west. ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia, World, World News |