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Delay in communicating detention grounds vitiates order


August 12th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) The Supreme Court has said the unreasonable delay and absence of proper explanation in communicating the grounds of detention under COFEPOSA vitiates the order of ... Read more...

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Presidents of India


July 22nd, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) All the presidents of India:Rajendra Prasad (Jan 26, 1950-May 13, 1962): India's first president and the only one to have served two terms.S. Radhakrishnan ... Read more...

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10 die in Pakistan bombing


July 18th, 2012 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 18 (IANS) Ten people, including two children, were killed Wednesday when their vehicle was blown up in Pakistan's northwest tribal area, a media report said.The deafening blast took ... Read more...

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President’s office should not be sought after: Pranab (Lead)


June 30th, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 30 (IANS) Kick-starting his presidential campaign from Tamil Nadu, United Progressive Alliance (UPA) candidate Pranab Mukherjee said Saturday that the office of president must not be sought ... Read more...

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Advani compares 2012 presidential poll to 1969


June 15th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) As the opposition slammed the government for mishandling the 2012 presidential poll, Bharatiya Janata Party leader L.K. Advani Friday drew a parallel with what ... Read more...

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‘Kiss Me’ singer Noelia wants to collaborate with Zakir Hussain


May 23rd, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Puerto Rican pop singer Noelia of "Kiss Me" fame says she is eager to collaborate with Indian tabla maestro Zakir Hussain and she considers ... Read more...

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India can help Yemen in energy, education, say experts


April 18th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Energy and higher education are among areas that have immense potential of cooperation between India and Yemen, experts said here and suggested that New Delhi ... Read more...

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On Delhi’s edge, BSP is king


March 6th, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad (Uttar Pradesh), March 6 (IANS) The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) may have lost power in Uttar Pradesh but it reigned supreme in areas which border the national capital.By ... Read more...

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Indian music helped me overcome days of turmoil: Iraqi musician


March 5th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, March 5 (IANS) He says his own music tells tales of suffering of Iraq's children and women. But Indian music helped him overcome tough times in his country, says ... Read more...

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Taufiq Qureshi steals WIFW show with vocal percussions


February 19th, 2012 - 4:04 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) Renowned percussionist Taufiq Qureshi stole the show Saturday night at the end of the fourth day of the Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week (WIFW) with ... Read more...

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Esha thanks all for blessings on engagement (Movie Snippets)


February 15th, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 15 (IANS) Actress Esha Deol, who got engaged to her long-time beau Bharat Takhtani here last week, has thanked everyone for their wishes and blessings on the new ... Read more...

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Asha Bhosle, Gulzar named among 10 People of The Year


January 31st, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) From classical stalwarts like Pandit Jasraj, Hariprasad Chaurasia, L. Subramaniam and Zakir Hussain, to celebrated singers like Asha Bhosle, Yesudas and Shubha Mudgal -- 10 ... 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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College student jumps to death in Delhi hospital (Lead)


January 5th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) Depressed over failing in an exam, a student of Zakir Hussain College jumped to his death from the third floor of a hospital where he ... Read more...

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Delhi college student jumps to death in hospital


January 5th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) Depressed over failure in exam, a student of Zakir Hussain College in central Delhi jumped to his death from an hospital's third floor after ... Read more...

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‘Shakal Pe Mat Ja’ lacks novelty, disappoints (IANS Movie Review, Rating: *)


November 20th, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Shakal Pe Mat Ja"; Cast: Shubh, Pratik Katare, Chitrak Bandhopadhyay, Harish Parekh, Umang Jain, Rajkumar Kanojia, Saurabh Shukla, Raghuveer Yadav, Aamna Shariff, Zakir Hussain, Mushtaq Khan, Joy Sengupta, Aditya ... Read more...

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Musician siblings torn between riyaz and clothes shop


November 14th, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Giridih (Jharkhand), Nov 14 (IANS) They are the disciples of Hindustani classical maestros Ustad Ali Akbar Khan and Annapurna Devi, but the Kedia brothers, Mormukut and Manoj, known for their ... Read more...

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India’s first robotic liver transplant successful


October 13th, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) In the first such surgery in India, doctors at a hospital near here have performed a robotic liver transplant to save the life of a ... Read more...

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Heroin processing unit unearthed, two arrested


July 2nd, 2011 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) A heroin processing unit was unearthed in north Delhi and two people, including a woman, of a drug syndicate were arrested Friday, police said.The syndicate ... Read more...

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Osama killing must end Islamophobia, say Muslim youths


May 3rd, 2011 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) With the world's most wanted terrorist and Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden dead, the fear psychosis of associating terrorism with Islam will come to ... Read more...

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German resident returns heritage letters to Jamia


April 11th, 2011 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) Rare calligraphic sheets and priceless letters, including those written by country's first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru and Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi, were gifted ... Read more...

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Cheating touts giving Rajasthan’s tourism a bad name


April 11th, 2011 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 11 (IANS) Rajasthan's tourism industry is booming, but amid the happy development is an ugly side showing up - of foreign tourists being harassed and looted by touts.The ... Read more...

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Ghising returns to Darjeeling after three years


April 8th, 2011 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Darjeeling, April 8 (IANS) Gorkha National Liberation Front (GNLF) supremo Subash Ghising Friday returned to the Darjeeling hills after almost three years, sans the pomp seen during his heyday.There were ... Read more...

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Indian pays ‘blood money’ to save four counrtymen in Saudi Arabia


March 21st, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by ANI
Manama, Mar.21 (ANI): Cheril Krishna Menon, an Indian entrepreneur in Doha has offered 'blood money' to save the lives of four Indians who had been sentenced to death by a Saudi Arabian ... Read more...

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Indian pays blood money, saves four countrymen in Saudi Arabia


March 20th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, March 20 (IANS) An Indian entrepreneur in Qatar offered "blood money" to save the lives of four of his countrymen sentenced to death in Saudi Arabia, a media report ... Read more...

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Washington’s Kennedy Center showcasing India’s top talent for 3-weeks


March 2nd, 2011 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), March 02 (ANI): Prestigious Kennedy Center in Washington DC is hosting three-week long "Maximum India" festival ending March 20, showcasing India focused events involving dance, music, theater, literature, film, exhibitions, ... Read more...

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Roses and more at Chandigarh festival


February 25th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 25 (IANS) If you want to be a 'rose prince' or a 'rose princess', come to the Rose Festival in Chandigarh that began Friday and which boasts of not ... Read more...

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Shahnawaz Hussain’s son debuting as an actor?


February 20th, 2011 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 20 (IANS) After Chirag Paswan and Sonakshi Sinha, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spokesperson Shahnawaz Hussain's son Adeeb Hussain is said to be making his acting debut with children's film ... Read more...

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Kennedy, Elizabeth and Delhi Prince at Rose Festival!


February 17th, 2011 - 10:01 am ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma Chandigarh, Feb 17 (IANS) Ever wanted to caress 'Lady Di', have a close look at 'John F. Kennedy' or gift 'Queen Elizabeth' to your sweetheart? You can do all this ... Read more...

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Chandrika Krishnamurthy Tandon loses Grammy


February 14th, 2011 - 8:57 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 14 (IANS) US-based Indian corporate honcho and classical singer Chandrika Krishnamurthy Tandon lost out on the Grammy for the best contemporary world music album for "Om Namo Narayanaya: ... Read more...

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Jamia to celebrate Zakir Hussain’s birth anniversary


February 12th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) is organising an Inter-Agency Sports and Cultural Meet Sunday in memory of the late president Zakir Husain, a university official said."The event, ... Read more...

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Muslims preach RSS values in Lucknow


February 9th, 2011 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 9 (IANS) Donning skull caps and armed with RSS literature, small groups of Muslims here are on a campaign to preach the values of the Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh among members ... Read more...

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Eager to compose music for Bollywood again: Zakir Hussain (Movie Snippets)


February 5th, 2011 - 9:49 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 5 (IANS) He composed music for critically acclaimed "Mr And Mrs Iyer" and now tabla maestro Ustad Zakir Hussain is eager to make music for Bollywood films again."The problem ... Read more...

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Paul Grant: From Successful Rock Drummer To The Soul Of Santoor


January 22nd, 2011 - 11:16 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Paul Grant for almost three decades now is still in love with the Indian classical music. Starting his career in California as a rock drummer to the sudden stumbling of ... Read more...

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