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Yamuna clean-up operation begins in Taj city


April 20th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, April 20 (IANS) The Agra district authorities have begun an exercise to clean up the Yamuna, fearing Supreme Court action on non-implementation of its directives on the pollution threat ... Read more...

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Disabled man rescues girl from well


December 29th, 2011 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Udaipur, Dec 29 (IANS) A physically challenged man became an unlikely hero in a Rajasthan village when he jumped into a 30-feet-deep well to save a 15-year-old girl, lifted her ... Read more...

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Girl child still victim of patriarchal mores


October 14th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Though social schemes seek to empower the girl child, India's patriarchal system continues to run the writ, according to voluntary organisation Plan India.Over 70 percent ... Read more...

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Spanish-Vietnamese couple bike to India for green cause spot


June 3rd, 2011 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) A Spanish-Vietnamese couple, who are on a world tour on solar bicycles, believe India to be a "karmic" experience.Guim Valls Teruel, a Spanish traveller, and ... Read more...

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Two baby girls burnt to death


May 9th, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 9 (IANS) Two baby girls were burnt to death in their sleep when a fire broke out in a makeshift hut at a construction site in Mumbai Monday, ... Read more...

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Mother kills daughter, hacks off body parts (Lead)


February 19th, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Thane (Maharashtra), Feb 19 (IANS) A woman killed her 26-year-old daughter and then hacked off her head and other body parts in a bout of anger in Maharashtra's Thane district, police said ... Read more...

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Dirty denims aren’t as grimy as you think!


January 31st, 2011 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 31 (ANI): Denims stay surprisingly clean even after being worn for more than a year without washing, according to an experiment carried out "just for fun" by a Canadian university ... Read more...

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Six killed as jeep falls into Meghalaya gorge


October 25th, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Oct 25 (IANS) A five-year-old boy and five women were killed and 13 people critically injured Monday when the jeep they were travelling in fell into a deep gorge near here, ... Read more...

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Salim Khan on why son Salman is still single


October 5th, 2010 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) Why is Salman Khan still single? Dad Salim Khan has the answer to the question that has vexed so many of his fans -- 'mama's boy' ... Read more...

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Woman, three kids drowned


September 12th, 2010 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
Shahjahanpur (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 11 (IANS) A woman and her three minor children drowned in a pond in this Uttar Pradesh district Saturday, police said. Kamla Kashyap, 38, and her three children - ... Read more...

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Washerman ousted from Nitish Kumar’s home after demanding dues


May 7th, 2010 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 7 (IANS) A washerman and his family, living within the premises of Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's official residence for over four years, was asked to move out after he ... Read more...

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Rucha Gujarati Faces Reality on Desi Girl


May 3rd, 2010 - 8:28 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 3, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Imagine's latest reality show, Desi Girl, is the one to watch for this season. In keeping with the unique theme of the show, eight 'divas' from the ... Read more...

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Water shortage leaves Gujarat villagers thirsty and unwashed


April 22nd, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by ANI
Patan (Gujarat), Apr 22 (ANI): Acute water shortage in Gujarat's Patan District has created a lot of problems for local villagers.The drinking of water, bathing and washing clothes is now a luxury ... Read more...

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Mothers spend five months washing, ironing


April 20th, 2010 - 3:52 am ICT by IANS
London, April 20 (IANS) The average mother spends five months of her life doing the laundry, according to a new study. As per the survey done by cleaning firm www.ecozone.com, a mother spends ... Read more...

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Average mother spends five months of her life doing the laundry


April 19th, 2010 - 6:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 19 (ANI): Five months of an average mother's life goes in washing and ironing, according to a new study.The study states that the average mother spends twenty-six minutes every time ... Read more...

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Schoolkids wise up to water management in Madhya Pradesh (World Water Day is on March 22)


March 21st, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Anand Bhopal, March 21 (IANS) Vikas Pawar, a student of Class 10, was so impressed by the Wise Water Management efforts being implemented in his Madhya Pradesh school by Unicef that ... Read more...

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Bollywood actors come together to prevent violence against women


February 17th, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Feb 17 (ANI): Bollywood actors Minissha Lamba, Neha Dhupia and Mugdha Godse participated in a protest rally on Tuesday to raise their voices against domestic violence on women.The initiative, which ... Read more...

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NHRC intervenes to get Orissa’s Dalit family justice


February 15th, 2010 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) Kallu Sethi, a washerman in Orissa, has been running from pillar to post against oppression by the powerful upper castes in his village. He finally approached the ... Read more...

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Bigg Boss 3, Ep 78 - Baktiyaar makes his exit from the show with Rs. 10 lacs


December 21st, 2009 - 11:35 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Mumbai, Dec 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a surprise twist, Bigg Boss tempted all the Bigg Boss Season 3 contestants with a suitcase of Rs. 10 lacs. Bigg Boss asked all the ... Read more...

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Mewat desperate for basic amenities, not big poll promises


October 12th, 2009 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mewat, Oct 12 (IANS) Jobless youngsters can be seen sitting and chatting at tea stalls, women washing clothes in dirty ponds, naked children playing in the dust with flies all around. Welcome ... Read more...

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Now part of Gurgaon, ignored Mewat hopes for development


April 20th, 2009 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Khalid Akhter and Ritu Sharma Gurgaon, April 20 (IANS) Haryana's Mewat district is just 30 km from its showcase city of Gurgaon. But the difference between the two worlds couldn't be more ... Read more...

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Nepal Army seeks 2,400 soldiers while Maoist fighters wait


November 5th, 2008 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Nov 5 (IANS) The Nepal Army is seeking to recruit 2,400 new soldiers, unmoved by deepening controversy about the fate of Maoist guerrilla fighters.Along with the soldiers, the army is also ... Read more...

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Vigorous exercise can cut breast cancer risk by a third


October 31st, 2008 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 31 (ANI): Vigorous exercise from running, to chopping firewood or scrubbing floors can reduce the risk of breast cancer by almost a third, a new study has found.The study ... Read more...

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Sobhraj given life term for drinking water, washing clothes


July 9th, 2008 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, July 9 (IANS) Charles Sobhraj was arrested from a casino in Kathmandu by Nepal police five years ago and slapped with a jail term of 20 years because ... Read more...

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Pakistan to probe death of Indian fisherman in jail


June 25th, 2008 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
By Muhammad Najeeb Islamabad, June 24 (IANS) The Pakistan interior ministry has asked the Sindh government to probe the death of an Indian fisherman due to electric shock in a Karachi jail. Bhagwandas ... Read more...

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Indian fisherman electrocuted in Pakistan prison


June 23rd, 2008 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Islamabad, June 23 (DPA) An Indian prisoner was electrocuted in Pakistan's southern city of Karachi Monday, the Urdu language Geo News television channel said. Bhagwandas Bhika suffered a fatal electric shock from ... Read more...

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Five drown in river in Kerala


June 17th, 2008 - 8:50 am ICT by IANS
Thrissur (Kerala), June 16 (IANS) Two women and their three children drowned in the Puthoor River in Thrissur district of Kerala Monday. The dead were identified as Reji, her sister Roji and ... Read more...

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Rajasthans septuagenarian hopeful of matriculation on 39th attempt!


April 2nd, 2008 - 9:16 pm ICT by admin
Khori (Bahror) (Ajmer), April 2 (ANI): Its been about four decades of struggle but Shiv Charan of Rajasthans Alwar district is still in no mood to give up in life, as ... Read more...

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Washing powder is the smell that reminds most of their mums


November 14th, 2007 - 2:03 am ICT by admin
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