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Trickle down won’t work in eliminating poverty: Pranab


July 25th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Wednesday called for a rethink on the development policy, saying the trickle down theory, the standing rationale for economic reforms, won't ... Read more...

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What Pranab said in his first presidential speech (Lead)


July 25th, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Following is the text of the speech by India's 13th President Pranab Mukherjee:"I am deeply moved by the high honour you have accorded to ... Read more...

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What Pranab said in his first presidential speech


July 25th, 2012 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Following is the text of the speech by India's 13th President Pranab Mukherjee:"I am deeply moved by the high honour you have accorded to ... Read more...

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Agra celebrates for Sachin


March 16th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, March 16 (IANS) Youngsters burst crackers and distributed sweets in several parts of the Taj city Thursday as Sachin Tendulkar punctured the psychological barrier of the 100th century. ... Read more...

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BJP, Congress seek to pin down each other on Lokpal bill fiasco (Intro-Roundup)


December 31st, 2011 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress-led UPA government unleashed a barrage of attacks on each other Friday over the Lokpal bill fiasco, ... Read more...

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‘Rockstar’ fails to pull heartstrings, but Ranbir wows (IANS Movie Review - Rating: ** 1/2)


November 11th, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Rockstar"; Cast: Ranbir Kapoor, Nargis Fakri and Moufid Aziz; Director: Imtiaz Ali; Rating: ** 1/2Here is a film made on the life of a rockstar whose tryst with destiny ... Read more...

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Armed Forces: A Pillar In Nation Building


November 16th, 2010 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
By Jaibans SinghNew Delhi, Nov.16 (ANI): The 21st century looks towards security, justice, economic development and a democratic polity as the pillars of nation building. Security comes first in the pecking order ... Read more...

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Namaste India! Obama to read from teleprompter


November 6th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Sarwar Kashani New Delhi, Nov 6 (IANS) Namaste India! In all likelihood that will be silver-tongued Barack Obama's opening line when he addresses the Indian parliament next week. But to help ... Read more...

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With tears in eyes, he recalls Nehru’s ‘tryst with destiny’ speech


August 15th, 2010 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
By Rahul Vaishnavi and Amit Kumar New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) He still gets tears in his eyes and a lump in his throat remembering the day when India's first prime minister, Jawaharlal ... Read more...

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India, China still have ample scope to enhance ties, says Krishna


April 6th, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
By Lokendra SinghBeijing, Apr. 6 (ANI): Visiting External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna on Tuesday said there is still ample scope for enhancing Sino-India engagement, despite current unprecedented levels on various fronts.Addressing ... Read more...

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Top 10 news stories from US (Flashback 2009)


December 17th, 2009 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Dec 17 (IANS) The inauguration of America's first black president Barack Obama, the economic slump that led to the collapse of the global financial system, the healthcare debate ... Read more...

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I haven’t yet signed on to play Indira Gandhi: Madhuri Dikshit


November 21st, 2009 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, Nov 21 (IANS) At the moment, Madhuri Dixit is more bothered about her son's upset tummy than playing Indira Gandhi. While the actress says the former prime ... Read more...

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Madhuri Dixit confirms she is not playing Mrs. Gandhi


November 21st, 2009 - 12:40 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
By Subhash K JhaAt the moment Madhuri Dixit is more bothered with her son's upset tummy than playing Mrs. Gandhi.For the last two ... Read more...

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Lets meet Jaane Pehchane Se Yeh Ajnabbi


October 16th, 2009 - 4:51 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
A tryst with destiny, innocence and affection blended in with an unexpected twist of fate await for you on Star one. A heart warming saga of innocent relationship between a young ... Read more...

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Jaswant Singh blames Nehru, Patel for partition on Pak television


August 28th, 2009 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug.28 (ANI): Expelled Bharatiya Janata Party leader Jaswant Singh has once again invited controversy by blaming India's first Prime Minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru for the partition of the Indian subcontinent ... Read more...

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Obama, Hillary laud India, tricolour goes up at NASDAQ (Roundup)


August 15th, 2009 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington/New York, Aug 15 (IANS) US President Barack Obama called India "a natural friend" and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton sought a "stronger partnership" as both leaders greeted India ... Read more...

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US India’s natural friend, says Obama


August 15th, 2009 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Aug 15 (IANS) Assuring a "vibrant and promising India" that it has a natural friend in the US, President Barack Obama has greeted people of India on the ... Read more...

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Jackie Shroff, Sayali Bhagat starrer Kirkit’ released in Mumbai


June 11th, 2009 - 11:36 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, June 11 (ANI): Bollywood glitterati descended upon the premiere of forthcoming flick 'Kirkit', which is a satire on the business of cricket, in Mumbai city.The film starring Jackie Shroff, Sanjay Kapoor, ... Read more...

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Talking about India, Pakistan and Kashmir through art (With Images)


March 14th, 2009 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) India-Pakistan relations and militancy in Kashmir are some of the geopolitical concerns of the sub-continent that leading contemporary artist Shilpa Gupta talks about through her ... Read more...

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Lone surviving member of Constituent Assembly too unwell to watch parade


January 25th, 2009 - 10:32 am ICT by IANS
Rohtak (Haryana), Jan 25 (IANS) The sole surviving member of India's Constituent Assembly which framed the country's constitution will not be able to watch this year's Republic Day parade. Chaudhry Ranbir Singh, ... Read more...

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History at noon: Obama is US president (Lead)


January 21st, 2009 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 20 (IANS) Barack Obama made his tryst with destiny as the first black president of the United States at noon Tuesday, an epochal event that was unthinkable in his own ... Read more...

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Terror strikes challenge our nation’s survival: NGO chief


December 3rd, 2008 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Dec 3 (IANS) “Our survival as a nation has been challenged like never before by the terror attacks last week in Mumbai,” said V.K. Saxena, president of the National Council for ... Read more...

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Blockbuster headlines toast India’s nuclear re-birth


September 7th, 2008 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) India's rebirth as an atomic power, armed with a unique NSG passport to carry on global nuclear trade, was feted with celebratory headlines in leading Indian newspapers ... Read more...

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Landmarks of India’s freedom struggle in Delhi


August 14th, 2008 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Firoz Bakht Ahmed New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) The Indian capital is full of landmarks - some quaint, some prominent - associated with the struggle for Indian independence. Here are some: Urdu ... Read more...

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Nation pays tribute to Nehru on his 44th death anniversary


May 27th, 2008 - 12:34 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 27 (ANI): Several leaders paid homage to the first Prime Minister of India, Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru, on his 44th death anniversary across the country on Tuesday.Vice Presdient ... Read more...

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Pakistani band Junoon rocks Srinagar with peace message


May 25th, 2008 - 9:38 pm ICT by admin
Srinagar, May 25 (IANS) Trouble-torn Jammu and Kashmir resonated with sounds of the guitar Sunday, as thousands here were held mesmerised by Pakistani rock band Junoon's eclectic fusion of Sufi music and ... Read more...

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President Patil leads nation in remembering Pandit Nehru on his 118th birth anniversary


November 14th, 2007 - 3:18 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Nov 14 (ANI): Several leaders paid homage to the first Prime Minister of India, Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru, on his 118th birth anniversary across the country on Wednesday. President Pratibha Patil, ... Read more...

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Nations pays homage to Pandit Nehru on his 118th birth anniversary


November 14th, 2007 - 2:21 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Nov 14 (ANI): The nation today paid homage to the first Prime Minister of India, Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru, on his 118th birth anniversary on Wednesday. Because of Nehru's affection for ... Read more...

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