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Goa government cozying up to 5-star hotel lobby: Shack operators


September 17th, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 17 (IANS) Operators of thatched beach shacks, which are among the most regular features on Goan beaches, claim to be under assault from the Goa government and accuse ... Read more...

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Prabhu Deva to walk the ramp for Shabana’s Mijwan


September 3rd, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 3 (IANS) Choreographer-turned-director Prabhu Deva is set to walk the ramp Monday for a charity fashion event organised by Shabana Azmi's Mijwan Welfare Society (MWS).Prabhu Deva will ... Read more...

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Mary Kom to catwalk for Shabana Azmi


August 31st, 2012 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 31 (IANS) Away from the boxing ring, MC Mary Kom is set to take to the fashion ramp for a cause. The Olympic bronze medallist will walk ... Read more...

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Bollywood stars to walk for Shabana’s Mijwan


August 23rd, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 23 (IANS) Bollywood celebrities like Deepika Padukone, Karan Johar and Imran Khan will lend support to Shabana Azmi's Mijwan Welfare Society (MWS) by wearing clothes made by ... Read more...

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Cyber crime detection camp for Gurgaon cops


June 20th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, June 20 (IANS) An introductory cyber security and crime detection training programme was organised here Wednesday for 60 policemen by Nasscom, an official said."We are very pleased to partner ... Read more...

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Animal rights groups step up campaign against horse carriages


June 14th, 2012 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Thane (Maharashtra), June 14 (IANS) Strongly pitching for banning horse-drawn carriages, citing cruelty to the animal, rights groups Thursday asked the civic authorities here to issue motorised rickshaw licences to ... Read more...

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Ahead of Hu Jintao’s visit, police cordon off Tibetan settlements


March 27th, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) Police Tuesday cordoned off the areas around Tibetan settlements in the national capital while some Tibetans were arrested from different parts of the city ahead ... Read more...

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Jet Airways offers Women’s Day discounts


March 2nd, 2012 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 1 (IANS) As part of its annual initiative on celebrating International Women's Day March 8, Jet Airways will offer women guests special benefits, fares and offers to those ... Read more...

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India awaiting court verdict on children in Norway


March 1st, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Thursday said Norwegian authorities could do little about the NRI children custody row because the matter was already in a ... Read more...

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Jamia Bazaar’s second edition gets bigger, better


February 11th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) After the roaring success of the first season, the second edition of Jamia Bazaar is expected to witness wide participation from females in Jamia ... Read more...

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I’m humbled, says Shabana after Padma Bhushan


January 25th, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 25 (IANS) Veteran actress Shabana Azmi says she is humbled to be considered for the Padma Bhushan, the country's third highest civilian award."It's my pleasure and I am ... Read more...

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Stars join in at Mumbai Marathon’s dream run


January 15th, 2012 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 15 (IANS) The six-km-long Dream Run event of the Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon 2012 Sunday saw over 22,000 people participating along with many Bollywood celebrities and television ... Read more...

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Rajasthan government to decide on Rushdie visit?


January 12th, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 12 (IANS) The proposed visit of eminent author Salman Rushdie to the Jaipur Literature Festival seems to be running deeper into controversy. A Rajasthan police intelligence report has ... Read more...

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Now, Muslims in Rajasthan protest Rushdie’s Jaipur visit


January 11th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 11 (IANS) Author Salman Rushdie's proposed visit to the Jaipur Literature Festival 2012 got mired deeper into controversy Wednesday as many leaders of the minority community in Rajasthan ... Read more...

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Hunt for NGO directors after tubectomies on 53 women


January 10th, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Jan 10 (IANS) Bihar Police were Tuesday looking for the directors of a voluntary organisation that conducted a health camp where three unqualified volunteers performed tubectomies on 53 women ... Read more...

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Ranbir supports girl child empowerment


January 7th, 2012 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 7 (IANS) After voicing concern for conservation of water, Bollywood actor Ranbir Kapoor has now lent his support to another initiative -- saving and empowering the girl ... Read more...

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Pankaj Udhas to stage concert for Sino-Indian relations


December 9th, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) Popular ghazal singer Pankaj Udhas will perform live at an event organised for the benefit of Sino-Indian relations.Udhas, who is known for numbers like "Chitthi ... Read more...

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Little drops make an ocean, Agra woman shows how


December 5th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Dec 5 (IANS) Two years ago, she placed 500 piggy banks in as many Agra shops, asking for donations as low as Re.1 per day. Though her dream to ... Read more...

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Chandigarh man on MCD rolls surprises court (Lead)


November 9th, 2011 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday was surprised to learn that a Chandigarh resident was getting a salary from the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) as ... Read more...

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US Sikh group complains against Bachchan in Australia


October 19th, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 19 (IANS) A US based Sikh group has lodged a criminal complaint against Indian film star Amitabh Bachchan in Australia for his alleged role in November 1984 ... Read more...

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Away from Punjab - the south Indian Sikhs (Feature)


October 17th, 2011 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 17 (IANS) South Indian Sikhs? The description may seem unfamiliar. While Sikhs are overwhelmingly associated with Punjab, much less known are those from the community who made their ... Read more...

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Shabana NGO’s women create Anita Dongre’s LFW collection


August 18th, 2011 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 18 (IANS) Designer Anita Dongre showcased an exquisite collection at the ongoing Lakme Fashion Week (LFW) Winter/Festive 2011 Thursday that featured embroidery by the women of NGO Mijwan ... Read more...

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Nepal frees Dalai Lama’s envoy but threat deepens


August 6th, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 6 (IANS) Though Nepal police have released the envoy of exiled Tibetan leader Dalai Lama after detaining him for eight hours, the threat hanging over the Tibetan diaspora ... Read more...

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NGO member held for rape


August 4th, 2011 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) A member of an NGO which offered help to girls suffering from trauma was arrested in west Delhi for raping a teenaged tribal girl three ... Read more...

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Gurkhas take pension battle to European rights court


June 20th, 2011 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 20 (IANS) Nepalese veterans of the British Army are taking their battle for equal pension rights to the European Court of Human Rights, the Guardian reported Monday.After winning ... Read more...

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Ranbir to auction his portrait to support girl child


June 16th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Actor Ranbir Kapoor is set to do his bit for the welfare of girl child in the country. He will auction his portrait, done ... Read more...

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MCD deflects blame on ghost employees fiasco


June 2nd, 2011 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) The Delhi government and the media were responsible for the controversy over the issue of salaries being paid to non-existent employees of the Municipal Corporation ... Read more...

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Ganguly loses school plot after years of protests, legal battles


May 26th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 26 (IANS) The Supreme Court's order Thursday setting aside the West Bengal government's allotment of land to former Indian cricket captain Sourav Ganguly for a school comes after ... Read more...

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Parents should give daughters an edge over sons: Ranbir


March 8th, 2011 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 8 (IANS) Bollywood star Ranbir Kapoor says his sister Riddhima had an edge over him because she is a girl and hopes every girlchild in the country ... Read more...

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Dead leopard found in Mumbai water tank


January 26th, 2011 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 25 (IANS) A young leopard's body was found in a water tank in a central suburb of Mumbai near the Sanjay Gandhi National Park Tuesday, an animal activist said."The leopard ... Read more...

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Malaysian National Service to recruit more Sikh trainers to address problems of community


January 25th, 2011 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 25 (ANI): Just days after an Indian-origin Sikh trainee alleged that his hair was cut off while asleep in the Malaysian National Service (NS) camp, the Training Department Director ... Read more...

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More Sikh trainers for Malaysia’s National Service


January 25th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 25 (IANS) Malaysian authorities have said they would involve more Sikh trainers for the National Service (NS) programme after a Sikh youth complained that his hair had been cut ... Read more...

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168 ‘ghost’ MCD workers detected, police tell court (Lead)


January 20th, 2011 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) The Delhi Police told the Delhi High Court Wednesday that 168 employees of the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) have failed to turn up for physical ... Read more...

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Tusshar Kapoor: Walking The Ramp For Shabana Azmi


January 19th, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
films. However, the busy actor shall soon be taking some time out to walk the ramp.No! He is not turning a model. He has got his hands pretty full with ... Read more...

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Nepal’s king traded Tibetan refugees for US support: WikiLeaks


January 15th, 2011 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Jan 15 (IANS) After ordering the closure of the Dalai Lama's envoy's office in Kathmandu and taking over absolute power with a military-backed bloodless coup in 2005, Nepal's King ... Read more...

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