Mumbai man rapes daughter for 11 years, fathers her child

Thursday, November 28th, 2013
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Mumbai: A 50-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly raping his daughter for nearly 11 years and fathering a child with her, police said today. The accused identified as Ibrahim Shaikh was arrested yesterday after the 26-year-old victim claimed in her complaint that he is the biological father of their eight-year-old daughter, they said. Realising […]

Five years after 26/11, Intelligence services still crippled by staff shortage

Tuesday, November 26th, 2013
Five years after 26/11, Intelligence services still crippled by staff shortage

Mumbai :  Five years after 26/11, India’s intelligence services are functioning with staffing deficits of up to 40 per cent, highly placed government sources told The Hindu. The Research and Analysis Wing (RAW), officials said, faces endemic shortages of personnel both with specialist language and area skills, and technology experts critical to modern espionage. The […]

Pushkar Fair gives a new breath of life to Indian traditional puppetry

Tuesday, November 19th, 2013
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Rajasthan: As the renowned Pushkar fair kicked off on November 6, it is giving a lifetime experience to the tourists. But most importantly, this annual fair brought back the traditional Rajasthan art form of puppetry to the minds of people, which by the passage of time was losing its existence. Pushkar fair, that gave a […]

Worship of Tulsi in every Hindu’s home is beneficial

Thursday, November 14th, 2013
Tulsi Pooja

Mangalore : Tulsi is a sacred plant which can be found in almost every Hindu’s home. Tulsi Pooja (Worship of Tulsi) is observed almost every day. Following things are required for Tulsi Puja. The sacred plant, Tulsi is regarded as the incarnation of the goddess Mahalakshmi. Tulsi represents duty, dedication, love, virtue and sorrow of […]

US-Indian Navy joint exercise begins

Thursday, November 7th, 2013
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Chennai : The four-day joint Naval exercise ‘MALABAR 2013’ in the Bay of Bengal between the US and India, providing an opportunity to advance multinational maritime relationship and mutual security issues, began today.This is the first time missile-guided destroyer USS MCCampbell is participating with the Indian Navy in the joint exercise in the Indian Ocean, […]

Now arrange digital priest for Lakshmi Puja

Saturday, November 2nd, 2013
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New Delhi: A Diwali puja is a worship to the Deities of the Hindu Religion in the form of prayer offerings and sacrifices. Most devout Hindus perform the Diwali Puja in a fixed, ritualistic pattern. This Diwali a new priest will perform all the rituals. Yes you got it right. This Diwali Compact Discs will […]

7th Rajasthan Int’l Folk Festival kicks off at Mehrangarh fort

Saturday, October 19th, 2013
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Jodhpur: The seventh edition of the Rajasthan International Folk Festival kicked off yesteday in Jodhpur with a vibrant extravaganza of Rajasthani traditional music and dance at the magnificent Mehrangarh Fort. Jointly organised by the Mehrangarh Museum Trust and the Jaipur Virasat Foundation, the five-day music festival will feature performances by over 250 artistes. “Over 20 […]

Spirited Mahanavmi celebrations in West Bengal

Monday, October 14th, 2013
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Kolkata: People from all walks of life, including celebrities, relished community feasts at marquees and visited friends and relatives Sunday here on Mahanavami, the fourth day of Durga Puja.Donning their best attires, people hit the streets despite occasional drizzle to savour every moment of the puja spirit. Devotees thronged puja pandals in large numbers, and […]

Beating the queue at Durga Puja pandals with VIP passes

Saturday, October 12th, 2013
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Kolkata: A darshan of resplendent Goddess Durga in all her finery beating queues can easily be had at pandals this year by buying VIP passes, a new element in the pujas this year.The Rs 85 VIP pass to 20 prominent Durga Puja pandals is being sold by e-commerce company Groupon in association with Durgapujatour.com. “This […]

Cyclone Phailin: Striking AP employees return to work

Thursday, October 10th, 2013
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Hyderabad: The striking employees of Andhra Pradesh government returned to work after a severe cyclone threatened the coastal districts of Visakhapatnam, Vizianagaram, Srikakulam,Khamman, East and West Godavari districts. The employees returned to work on Wednesday night heeding to an appeal by the chief minister. The employees had gone on strike to protest creation of a […]