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Collectors’ pride: History captured in the flame of lighters (With Images)


June 8th, 2012 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) The cigarette lighter, once the fashion statement of the smart uber man, is fast becoming a vintage collector's artefact. Now, an independent collector in ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Nostalgia gets ’shelved’ in British-era shop (With Image)


January 3rd, 2012 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
McLeodganj (Himachal Pradesh), Jan 3 (IANS) For most Indians, colonial British India exists only in movies or Kipling's novels. But in a 152-year-old shop in this Dharamsala suburb the British ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Swedish survivor of train accident flown to New Delhi


July 13th, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 13 (IANS) A Swede who was badly injured in Sunday's train accident in Fatehpur district of Uttar Pradesh, which left 69 people dead and 249 others injured, was ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Toll in Uttar Pradesh accident 69, 23 yet to be identified


July 11th, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 11 (IANS) The toll in one of India's worst train accidents rose to 69 by the time search operations ended Monday in Uttar Pradesh, where 14 coaches ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Lamp with five kg ghee burns for India’s victory


April 2nd, 2011 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 2 (IANS) A lamp with five kilogram of ghee that was lit at an Orissa temple before the World Cup semifinal at Mohali continues to burn ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Farm animals new source of drug resistant superbugs


September 23rd, 2010 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 23 (IANS) Potentially deadlier strains of food poisoning bugs are spreading in farm animals in Britain. These superbugs have become resistant to antibiotics used in treating infections in both animals ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

New South Wales win inaugural Champions League Twenty20 (Lead)


October 24th, 2009 - 1:40 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 24 (IANS) New South Wales Blues showed their class as they toppled Trinidad and Tobago by 41 runs to win the inaugural Champions League Twenty20 here Friday. Brett Lee was the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Chemo alone as effective as radiation for malignant brain tumour treatment


October 2nd, 2009 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 2(ANI): A new study has revealed that initial chemotherapy alone is as effective as initial radiation therapy for patients who have undergone surgery for removal of very malignant brain tumour.With ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Champions Trophy: New Zealand beat Sri Lanka, keep hopes alive


September 28th, 2009 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Sep 27 (IANS) Opening batsman Jesse Ryder hit an impressive 74 as New Zealand kept alive their hopes of making the Champions Trophy semifinals after beating Sri Lanka by 38 ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

A small Ravana for your backyard?


September 25th, 2009 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 25 (IANS) If you always wanted to watch the demon king Ravana burning in your courtyard on Dussehra, here is your chance to get small effigies of the demon king ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Gillespie joins chorus to bring back Harmisson at Lord’s


July 13th, 2009 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 13 (IANS) Former Australian fast bowler Jason Gillespie has joined the chorus to bring back Steve Harmison in the England side for the second Ashes Test at Lord's starting Thursday. ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Heres what caused the Jennifer Love Hewitt-Ross McCall break-up


January 26th, 2009 - 3:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 26 (ANI): It seems Jennifer Love Hewitts almost year-long engagement with Scottish actor Ross McCall had been less than smooth sailing.The Ghost Whisperer star, who had backed off on ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Emotional Prince Charles misses ringing up his late Queen Mother


August 5th, 2008 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 5 (ANI): After being bestowed with the honour Freedom of Caithness, Prince Charles paid a moving tribute to his grandmother late Queen Elizabeth saying he wished to ring her ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

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