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Bollywood actress Sonakshi Sinha displays a creation by Indian ...

photo(AP) - Bollywood actress Sonakshi Sinha displays a creation by Indian fashion label 'Karmik' during the Lakme Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2012 in Mumbai, India, Monday, March 5, 2012. (AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade)

Bollywood actress Vidya Balan pauses as she listens to a reporter's ...

photo(Reuters) - Bollywood actress Vidya Balan pauses as she listens to a reporter's question during a news conference to promote her new film "Kahaani" in the western Indian city of Ahmedabad February 29, 2012. The film is slated to be released on March 9. REUTERS/Amit Dave (INDIA - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT)

Contestant Alana Seebarran of Guyana is applauded by Bollywood ...

photo(Reuters) - Contestant Alana Seebarran of Guyana is applauded by Bollywood actor Aftab Shivdasani (R), after being crowned the new Miss India Worldwide 2012 in the 23rd edition of the pageant in Paramaribo, February 26, 2012. Contestants of Indian origin from 35 different countries competed in the Miss India Worldwide Pageant 2012. REUTERS/Ranu Abhelakh (SURINAME - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT SOCIETY)

Bollywood actor Saif Ali Khan is escorted by the police at a ...

photo(Reuters) - Bollywood actor Saif Ali Khan is escorted by the police at a police station in Mumbai February 22, 2012. Khan has been charged with assaulting two fellow diners at Mumbai's Taj Mahal Palace hotel, police said on Wednesday and is currently released on bail. REUTERS/Stringer (INDIA - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT CRIME LAW)

  Don?t let triple talaq become a political issue: PM to Muslims
?They should live up to the great tradition of the country where the initiative for eradication of outdated practices as well as for evolution of modern ones has come from enlightened members of different communities. I will urge you not to let this become an issue of partisan politics,? Modi said.
EC to call all-party meet on EVMs
Nasim Zaidi said that the commission intended to use voter-verified paper audit trail (VVPAT) in all coming elections to bring in more transparency and boost the confidence of voters in the electoral process.
BJP eyes 120 ?weak? seats to ensure victory in 2019 Lok Sabha polls
Instead of being complacent after a string of electoral victories, the party thinktank is busy developing strategy to explore new territory, and thus, enhance prospects for 2019. Bulk of the 120 seats could be in West Bengal, Odisha, Telangana, Lakshwadeep and Gujarat.
How smart art is set to bring the Mahatma to life
Kerkar, founder of contemporary art gallery Museum of Goa, is known for his talks on exploring history through art, infusing his large works, usually displayed on the beaches of Goa, with references to colonialism, migration and the history of his state.
UP civic body polls: Why many BJP corporators may not get tickets this time
Buoyed by the BJP's victory in MCD polls in Delhi, where it won a third consecutive term, insiders say the party may partially adopt the same strategy in the face of a potential anti-incumbency factor, which may play spoilsport in UP.
Delhi-bound flight returns to Heathrow airport as cabin air pressure drops midair

Find ways to tax rich farmers with multiple sources of income: Swaminathan
Amid a growing debate over issue of taxing farm income, eminent agriculture scientist M S Swaminathan on Saturday expressed his views against such tax and said other methods could be explored to tax rich farmers with multiple sources of the income.
Truth shall prevail, says Robert Vadra over land deal row
Son-in-law of Congress president Sonia Gandhi businessman Robert Vadra on Saturday said that "truth shall prevail" after a report claimed that he had been indicted by a Haryana government-appointed commission for his controversial land deals.
Car vandalised for honouring Sukma, Kupwara martyrs, alleges JNU assistant professor
An assistant professor at the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) alleged that his car was vandalised by an unknown person and stones were pelted at his house for condoling Sukma and Kupwara martyrs.
Voters have shown EVM stands for 'every vote Modi', says UP CM Yogi Adityanath
The Delhi MCD results have given a befitting reply to those raising question about EVMs and people have shown these alphabets stand for 'every vote Modi', Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said on Saturday.
  Indian Express     New Delhi TV
Grandparents Day celebrated
To celebrate the Grandparents's Day, a declamation contest was held in the primary wing of Sacred Heart Senior Secondary School...
Harmeet, Parasmani win inter-bank declamation contest
State Bank of India organised an inter-bank declamation contest for the different banks of the city on Tuesday.
Forum directs LIT to allot a plot at rate prevailing 35 years ago
District Consumer Dispute Redressal Forum directed the Ludhiana Improvement of Trust to allot a plot of 200 sq yd to the consumer at the rate prevailing 35 years ago and also pay Rs 10,000 as compensation for harassment and mental tension to the consumer.
Exhibition at Fab India
Fab India, a handloom clothing store, has put up an exhibition of a festive collection of block-printed Chanderi silk kurtas and dupattas at its city outlet.
Students apprised of educational avenues abroad
Desh Bhagat Institute of Hotel Management and Catering Technology, Mandi Gobindgarh, today organised a seminar on "Academia interface" with a view to bring the students face to face with educational facilities in foreign countries.
N-deal is Bofors scams sequel, says Grewal
The Bharatiya Janta Party Investor Cell, Punjab State Chief Sukhminderpal Singh Grewal termed the Indo-Nuclear deal as Bofors scam sequel and expected it to be bigger than its predecessor.
Traffic awareness drive kicks off
An traffic awareness campaign kicked off from Bhai Bala Chowk today as a part of the Jaycees Week celebrations.
Health dept to fill 5,943 posts
The Haryana Government has decided to fill up 5943 posts of various ranks in the Health Department.
Religious leaders fume as Governor refuses to meet them
A group of religious leaders, who had come from all over the state to hand over a memorandum to Haryana Governor Dr A R Kidwai...
RTI: NGOs efforts pay, officers asked to pay up
One man's tireless efforts have resulted in getting justice for an entire community in a Sonepat village recently under the Right to Information Act.
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Talk of drift, corruption is propaganda: Manmohan

Supreme Court stays return of land to unwilling farmers in Singur

23 Tamil Nadu fishermen released

Team Anna calls on Karat, other leaders

Left, RJD, SP plan indefinite, anti-Posco dharna

We have to swim against the tide in the global arena: PM

Economist PM failed to manage economy: Gadkari

Dey murder: did weapon came from Nepal?

?I am not a ?lame-duck' Prime Minister?

Environmentalists' fears over regularising Lavasa coming true

  IPL PHOTOS: Bumrah wins it for Mumbai Indians in 'Super Over'
Jasprit Bumrah produced one of the finest death overs in the history of the Indian Premier League as Mumbai Indians nearly self-destructed before edging out Gujarat Lions via the Super Over, in the Indian Premier League, in Rajkot, on Saturday.
2019: Has Modi peaked too early?
'Eventually the law of averages has to play catch up with Modi and the BJP, sooner or later,' says Rajeev Sharma.
Congress removes Digvijaya as party in charge of Goa, K'taka
Initiating a reshuffle within the party, Congress president Sonia Gandhi appointed K C Venugopal as its general secretary in-charge for Karnataka along with four secretaries.
'My dear friend Vinod Khanna... will miss you'
Bollywood celebrities mourn the death of the charismatic actor.
IPL PHOTOS: RCB humiliated by Pune as batsmen flop again
A formidable Royal Challengers Bangalore led by India captain Virat Kohli became the first team to be out of contention for play-offs after a humiliating 61-run defeat against Rising Pune Supergiant in an Indian Premier League encounter, in Pune, on Saturday.
Will consumers benefit from lower tax under GST? Jaitley thinks so
The GST Council, headed by Jaitley and comprising representatives of all the states, is scheduled to meet in Srinagar on May 18-19 to finalise tax rates on different goods and services after unifying at least 10 indirect taxes into the Goods and Services Tax.
REVEALED: Here's why Katappa killed Baahubali!
We asked readers to give their reasons as to why Katappa killed Baahubali in the hugely-awaited film Baahubali: The Conclusion, and we got some amazing answers.
Hitachi appoints first Indian as country MD
An alumnus of St Stephen's College, Delhi, his professional career began in the early 1990s. He completed a Master's degree in international affairs from Columbia University during 1996-98. And an MBA from Northeastern University, Boston.
StyleDiaries: Shraddha Kapoor is SEXY head-to-toe
The good, bad and ugly looks from the celebrity circus.
In Pics: Celebrating extraordinary women
Gauri Sawant, who shot to fame for the Vicks advertisement was honoured with the I Am Woman Award.