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‘Bharat Bandh’ passes off peacefully in Rajasthan (Lead)


September 20th, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Sep 20 (IANS) Barring sporadic incidents of minor scuffles and violence, the Bharat Bandh called by various opposition parties and traders passed off peacefully in Rajasthan Thursday, police said.The ... Read more...

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Shutdown widespread in Rajasthan


September 20th, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Sep 20 (IANS) The nationwide shutdown called by the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) and other parties witnessed widespread response in Rajasthan Thursday with traders associations extending support to it.Markets, ... Read more...

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Dead rats from Jaipur’s flooded areas set off alarm


August 31st, 2012 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 30 (IANS) A large number of dead rats being recovered from water-inundated areas in the Rajasthan capital have alarmed the authorities, officials said Thursday.Some of the dead rodents ... Read more...

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10 die in Jaipur of rain-triggered disasters (Lead)


August 22nd, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 22 (IANS) Rains continued to create havoc as the death toll rose to eight in this Rajasthan capital in incidents of wall collapses and electrocution, an official ... Read more...

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Six dead as heavy rains lash Jaipur


August 22nd, 2012 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 22 (IANS) At least six people died in a wall collapse and due to electrocution as heavy rains lashed the Rajasthan capital overnight, officials said Wednesday.The rains created ... Read more...

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Delhi celebrates Eid with feasting and fervour


August 20th, 2012 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) It was a day of prayers, feasting and togetherness Monday as Muslims in the national capital celebrated Eid-ul-Fitr, marking the end of the holy month ... Read more...

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It is Fortress Delhi ahead of I-Day


August 12th, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Around 6,000 security force personnel, including commandos, are being deployed in the national capital ahead of the Independence Day, especially in and around the Red ... Read more...

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Feasting all night long - at Jama Masjid of course (Feature) (With Images)


August 10th, 2012 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) It's the time for fasting but also for feasting, and not just for devout Muslims observing the 30-day roza. For foodies all over, Ramzan is ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Now, ID proof must to buy bicycles in Jaipur


August 3rd, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 3 (IANS) Unwilling to take chances with bicycles after the recent explosions in Pune and the 2008 blasts in this Rajasthan capital, police have asked all bicycle shop ... Read more...

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One electrocuted to death in Rajasthan


July 31st, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 31 (IANS) A 19-year old youth was electrocuted to death while his uncle sustained severe burns when they were trying to get illegal electricity supply for a temple ... Read more...

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In birthplace Amritsar, relatives remember Rajesh Khanna


July 18th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, July 18 (IANS) In a congested neighbourhood of Amritsar's walled city, the place where the family of Rajesh Khanna, who went on to become a Bollywood superstar in the ... Read more...

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Poetry at the monument in Delhi


June 9th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) Against the backdrop of quiet monuments that stand mute witnesses to history, a unique poetry recitation programme will be held in the sylvan surroundings ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax’ a film with a beautiful message (IANS Movie Review)


May 20th, 2012 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Dr. Seuss' The Lorax"; Voiceovers: Zac Efron, Taylor Swift, Danny DeVito, Ed Helms; Directors: Chris Renaud and Kyle Balda; Rating: 3/5Theodor Seuss Geisel, more popular as Dr. Seuss - ... Read more...

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Delhi woman killed by in-laws, husband


May 5th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) A 27-year-old woman in the capital was pushed to her death by her husband and in-laws from the roof of the building in which they ... Read more...

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Two 1993 Jaipur blast accused jailed


April 24th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Ajmer, April 24 (IANS) A designated TADA court here Tuesday convicted two men, Jalees Ansari and Abrar Rehmat Ansari, for a 1993 terror attack in Jaipur and jailed them for ... Read more...

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The journey to Ajmer Sharif - from Akbar to Zardari


April 5th, 2012 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Ajmer, April 5 (IANS) From Mughal emperor Akbar who came praying for a son to a relentless stream of around 12,000 people who throng every day to Pakistan President ... Read more...

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When we stood with pickaxes in Vadodara (10 years of Gujarat riots)


February 26th, 2012 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Ten years ago, a madness, a maelstrom of sorts hit Gujarat. Hundreds died in its wake. Innocent lives lost, sacrificed on the altar of man's cruelty to man. I was there ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Court seeks police report over attack on engineer


February 22nd, 2012 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday sought a status report from police on an alleged attack on a Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) engineer by unidentified ... Read more...

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Renting a cot and quilt as winter chill continues (Feature)


February 9th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) Behind the 17th century Jama Masjid in Old Delhi, an auto-parts market thrives by day, but on winter nights, the area is thronged by thousands ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

NRIs shop, soak in Rajasthani delights in Jaipur


January 9th, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 9 (IANS) Dal-bati-choorma, lak jewellery, bandhej textiles...Most overseas Indians participating in the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) here are taking time off from their busy schedule to shop, sightsee ... Read more...

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Cleanup bid for PBD washes colour off Hawa Mahal?


January 6th, 2012 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 6 (IANS) An effort to clean the famous Hawa Mahal ahead of the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD)-2012 here may have left the 18th century 'Palace of Wind' ... Read more...

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Lawyers’ strike affects life in Jammu (Lead)


December 20th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Dec 20 (IANS) Normal life was affected in parts of this city Tuesday as the Bar Association of Jammu called a strike to demand the rollback of the Jammu ... Read more...

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Australian tourist found dead in Jaipur hotel


December 15th, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Dec 15 (IANS) The body of a 22-year-old Australian girl was found in a heritage hotel here early Thursday morning, police said.The cause of death is yet to be ... Read more...

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Delhi’s Chandni Chowk to get a facelift


December 6th, 2011 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) Delhi's walled city will soon be getting a facelift, focusing not only on beautification but also on conserving the cultural heritage. Two projects -- tucking ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Vivid platters for Eid this year (With recipes)


November 6th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 6 (IANS) Biryanis, kormas, kebabs and niharis...Muslims in the capital are gearing up to cook mouth-watering delicacies as the city celebrates the festival of Eid-ul-Azha Monday.Popular dishes ... Read more...

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Unauthorized construction: MCD must respond


November 2nd, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) must respond to a petition against it for failing to seal and stop illegal construction in Chandni Chowk and ... Read more...

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Delhi’s firecracker shops get crackling


October 23rd, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Tucked away in the bylanes of the walled city, seasonal firecracker shops have suddenly sprung to life, with the number of Diwali shoppers swelling substantially ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Seven killed when building collapses in Old Delhi, India


September 28th, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW DELHI, INDIA (BNO NEWS) -- At least seven people were killed when a three-story building collapsed in northern India on early Tuesday evening, officials said on Wednesday. More than two dozen ... Read more...

Posted in India |

Delhi building that collapsed was 60-years-old


September 28th, 2011 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) The three-storied building, which collapsed killing five and injuring 22 people in the Walled City in the capital, was more than 60-years-old, locals said Wednesday.The ... Read more...

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A Chinese family that has made liquor for 400 years


September 26th, 2011 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 26 (IANS) In an ancient city in northern China, an 82-year-old man has finally retired from his family's liquor-making factory and has handed over the reins of the ... Read more...

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Four killed in house collapses in Rajasthan


September 5th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Sep 5 (IANS) At least four people were killed while three were injured in two house collapses in Rajasthan due to a heavy downpour since morning Monday, police ... Read more...

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Ancient site in Pakistan found, lost and found again


August 25th, 2011 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 25 (IANS) An ancient site that Chinese traveller Hiuen Tsang 1,400 years ago described as the "tallest architectural building" in this part of Asia has been found again ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Support for Hazare grows across Rajasthan


August 18th, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 18 (IANS) Support for social activist Anna Hazare's stir for a more inclusive anti-graft law is growing across Rajasthan, with protests rallies across the state and a half-day ... Read more...

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Heavy rains lash capital on I-Day (Lead)


August 15th, 2011 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Heavy rains accompanied by strong winds hit the national capital as the country celebrated its 65th Independence Day Monday. The weather office has forecast more ... Read more...

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Wet Independence Day in Delhi


August 15th, 2011 - 8:59 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Rains accompanied by strong winds hit the national capital as the country celebrated the 65th Independence Day Monday.The city received incessant rainfall since late ... Read more...

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