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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)

  Punjab Cong chief Jakhar appreciates Navjot Sidhu's initiative

Let-up in rain, floods makes Navy scale down rescue operations
As of 4.30 pm today, the 11th day of the operation, the number of diving teams has been reduced to 51, with 41 teams having returned after their rescue mission, the release said. A total of 350 people was rescued by boats from this morning, the release said.
Centre declares Kerala floods 'severe calamity', state faces huge task of rebuilding
The Centre on Monday declared the devastating floods in Kerala a "calamity of severe nature" as the state braced for the gigantic task of reconstruction of destroyed infrastructure and rehabilitation of lakhs of people rendered homeless. The death toll in the current spell of monsoon fury that began on August 8 has risen to 223, officials said.
Madras High Court notice to Centre on plea challenging food safety rules
The Erode-based farmer, Selvam Ramaswamy, sought from the court to declare the Food Safety and Standards (Organic Foods) Regulation 2017 as unconstitutional and ultra vires of the Food Safety and Standards Act 2006.
Leaders from across the political spectrum come together to remember Vajpayee

Congress to give tickets to new faces in Odisha: OPCC president
Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) president Niranjan Patnaik said on Monday new faces will be given tickets in the state for the 2019 elections. Election for the Odisha Assembly is also due to be held together with the Lok Sabha polls next year. OPCC working president Pradip Majhi, however, said that an internal survey report will be referred to while selecting candidates for the elections next year.
India ready for constructive engagement with Pakistan: PM Modi to Imran Khan
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has conveyed to his newly elected Pakistani counterpart Imran Khan India's commitment to pursue "meaningful" and "constructive" engagement with Islamabad and emphasised the need to work for a terror-free South Asia, official sources said on Monday.
New images for pictorial warning on packs of cigarette and other tobacco products

Police complaint over fake news about Goa minister's health

Kerala floods: Over 1 million in relief camps, focus on rehabilitation
The massive flood in Kerala has been declared a calamity of severe nature, the Union home ministry said on Monday. "Keeping in view the intensity and magnitude of the floods and landslides in Kerala, this is a calamity of a severe nature for all practical purposes," a home ministry official said. This categorisation will enable the state get greater monetary and other assistance from the Centre.
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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

  Centre declares Kerala floods 'severe calamity'
The Centre said that there was no legal provision to declare a disaster as a national calamity, amid demands for declaring the floods as a national disaster.
How flood-hit Keralites say 'THANKS' to defence personnel
This was the very same house from which two nervous women were dramatically winched up to safety by a brave Navy commando.
LIVE! Congress misinformed on Rafale deal: Ambani to Rahul

3rd Test: Kohli hits century; India set England 521 for victory

PHOTOS: Wrestler Vinesh bags historic GOLD at Asian Games
Vinesh Phogat created history by becoming the first Indian woman wrestler to win a gold medal at the Asian Games, brushing aside her rivals with remarkable ease in the 50kg category.
Warning: A sizzling pic not for the fainthearted
This Disha pic is designed to really shake up male cardiac systems!
Say hello to Navya Naveli!
Amitabh Bachchan's granddaughter, Navya Naveli makes her modelling debut.
What was Kareena doing in Dubai minus Taimur?
Scenes from Kareena's girly workation.
What young India can learn from Atal Bihari Vajpayee
Atalji witnessed many lows in his life. With these, says Syed Firdaus Ashraf, come lessons that can help you in your life.
It's confirmed, Nirav Modi IS in UK
Nirav Modi, along with his wife Ami Modi, a US citizen, brother Nishal Modi, a Belgian citizen, and uncle Mehul Choksi, all accused in the CBI's FIRs in the case, left the country in the first week of January, weeks before country's biggest banking scam surfaced.