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Hindus join Muslims in celebrating Eid in Odisha


August 20th, 2012 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 20 (IANS) It was a day of peace and brotherhood Monday as Hindus in many parts of Odisha joined in Eid celebrations across the state.Hindu families visited the ... 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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‘Fakht you’ changed to ‘Just you’ to avoid row: Chitrangada


July 27th, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 27 (IANS) Actress Chitrangada Singh, who has grooved to an item song in Shirish Kunder's "Joker", reveals the filmmakers changed the lyrics of the song "I want ... Read more...

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Shahtoosh: Can the prized industry be revived again?


April 9th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Srinagar, April 9 (IANS) Shahtoosh, the very very name signifies royalty and kingship, a Farsi word meaning 'King of Wools'. And each shawl, delicate and ethereal, costs hundreds of ... Read more...

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Chemistry song turns hit in China


October 20th, 2011 - 10:49 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 20 (IANS) A chemistry-themed song, whose lyrics have been written by the president of one of China's top universities , has sparked debate on the internet due to ... Read more...

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Bill to make law stricter against benami transactions


August 18th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, August 18 (IANS) The government Thursday introduced a bill in parliament to replace an existing law in a bid to check tax evasion and impose stricter controls ... Read more...

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India to get new norms against benami transactions


July 21st, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) The cabinet Thursday approved a proposal to enact a new law to strictly deal with benami transactions or property purchased in someone else's ... Read more...

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22nd June is National Chocolate Eclair Day


June 22nd, 2011 - 8:17 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, June 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) After celebrating Father’s Day last weekend, the 22nd of June is observed as the National Chocolate Eclair Day. The origin of how the day came to ... Read more...

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Nepal’s singing sensation nun to debut in India (With Image)


March 3rd, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, March 3 (IANS) A Buddhist nun from Nepal who became a singing sensation in her own country and the west as well as an icon for hundreds of ... Read more...

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Delhi designer’s craft inspired by northeast


February 17th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
By Azera Rahman New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) How about a pair of spoons shaped like Naga spears? Designer Ritu Varuni has come up with a range of artefacts that have a touch ... Read more...

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Babies understand words in a grown-up way


January 8th, 2011 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 8 (ANI): A new study has found that even though babies are too young to talk, they can understand words and process them in a grown up way.Scientists at the ... Read more...

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Australia’s quirkiest town names - Hell’s Gates, Fannie Bay, Tittybong


September 24th, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sept 24 (ANI): Australia's quirkiest, unique and most unusual town names include Hell's Gates on the West Coast of Tasmania, Tittybong in Victoria and Xantippe in Western Australia.For some action, the ... Read more...

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Skinny-dipping tourist gets bitten by venomous spider on willie


May 14th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, May 14 (ANI): A Canadian tourist, who fell asleep on the sand dunes after skinny-dipping at a beach in New Zealand's far north, is said to have woken up with a ... Read more...

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Prayers, feasts mark Eid celebrations in Delhi


September 21st, 2009 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Thousands of people dressed in new clothes thronged mosques across the capital Monday to offer prayers on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr before heading off to enjoy elaborate ... Read more...

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Shopping spree begins in capital as Eid nears (With Images)


September 18th, 2009 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Nabeel A. Khan New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Jamia Nagar is dazzling with lights. Roads are lined with kurtas, as shopkeepers try to lure customers. Hawkers are busy selling vermicelli and dry ... Read more...

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Chechen rebels claim Russian dam disaster


August 21st, 2009 - 5:39 pm ICT by BNO News
MOSCOW (BNO NEWS) -- Chechen rebels on Friday claimed responsibility for the Russian dam disaster which killed more than 70 people this week. The statement, from a group calling itself the Martyrs' ... Read more...

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Dell launches ultra-thin laptop computer


March 18th, 2009 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, March 18 (Xinhua) Dell has officially launched a high-end laptop computer which the company said is the thinnest in the world. The laptop is the first product under Dell's Adamo brand. ... Read more...

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Chinese Navy ship arrives at Pakistani port


March 5th, 2009 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, March 5 (Xinhua) Chinese Navy destroyer "Guangzhou" arrived Thursday at the southern Pakistani port of Karachi for multinational exercises. Exercise `Aman 09' is scheduled to be conducted in the North Arabian Sea ... Read more...

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Malaysia asks US to stay out of its internal affairs


August 9th, 2008 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
Putrajaya, Aug 9 (ANI): Foreign Minister Dr. Rais Yatim has asked the United States to stay out of Malaysias internal affairs, reminding Washington to refrain from commenting on how the country ... Read more...

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Roo, Coleen McLoughlin sign their banns at Crewe


April 23rd, 2008 - 3:14 pm ICT by admin
London, Apr.23 (ANI): England football ace Wayne Rooney and his fiancee Coleen McLoughlin have signed up for life at Crewe Manchester United fans, however, need not worry because the form that both ... Read more...

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