AIFW: Samant Chauhan makes white-hued ‘Rajputana’ statement

New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) — Weaving a story around Nepal’s tradition of worshiping female energy and tranquility,... (more...)

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European Imams join forces against extremism

By Anasudhin Azeez London, March 26 (IANS) — Imams from Britain and Europe gathered here on Thursday to condemn the... (more...)

DD to telecast weekly programme on Ayush

New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) — The Ayush department is launching a weekly programme on public broadcaster Doordarshan... (more...)

AIFW: Hemant-Nandita bring Gulmarg’s rustic beauty on ramp

New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) — The scenic beauty of Kashmir has always been a source of inspiration for many designers... (more...)

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Youth cut his tongue as sacrifice at an Indian temple for nation’s cricket victory

File: Indian Hindu Veda Vidyalaya (school) students and cricket fans watch the Cricket World Cup semi-final match between... (more...)

Four fresh swine flu cases in Bengal

Kolkata, March 26 (IANS) — Four fresh cases of swine flu have been recorded in West Bengal, taking the total figure... (more...)

SFI asks Smriti Irani to sack Delhi University VC

Kolkata, March 26 (IANS) — The CPI-M-backed Students Federation of India (SFI) on Thursday urged Human Resource Development... (more...)

Quarantined Indian discharged after Ebola scare

New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) — An Indian man who was quarantined after his semen tested positive for Ebola virus has... (more...)

Swine flu cases cross 33,000 mark, toll 1,994

New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) — Swine flu has claimed a total of 1,994 lives in India this year with the total number... (more...)

Time to get united: Rohit Gandhi, Rahul Khanna on Indian fashion weeks

New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) — The Indian fashion industry is separated into two major events — Mumbai’s... (more...)

Two Goa BJP lawmakers oppose ‘ghar wapsi’

Panaji, March 26 (IANS) — Two BJP legislators in Goa on Thursday came out openly against the ‘ghar wapsi’... (more...)

IIT, IIM, ISI to launch joint course in business analytics

Kolkata, March 26 (IANS) — Three prestigious institutes- the IIT-Kharagpur, IIM-Calcutta and Indian Statistical Institute... (more...)

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