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 […]

One dead, 20 injured in stampede at Tuljapur Devi temple near Solapur

Monday, October 7th, 2013
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Nashik: One devotee died and more than 20 others were reported injured in a stampede that took place early this morning outside the Tuljapur Devi temple near Solapur. Thousands of devotees had assembled on the first day of Navratra in Tuljapur tehsil of Solapur district to offer early morning prayers to the goddess. A stampede […]

Baby gorilla born in Moscow Zoo

Saturday, October 5th, 2013
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The Moscow Zoo has announced the birth of a new baby gorilla that can be seen with its mother in their indoor enclosure. “A baby gorilla was born! Its mother arrived at the zoo just last summer and she’s only 14 years old,” the zoo’s website announced. This is the third gorilla born in the […]

‘At least 90 militants enter J-K from across border in 2013’

Thursday, October 3rd, 2013
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New Delhi: At least 90 militants have entered into Jammu and Kashmir from across the border this year while a few dozens more are waiting for opportunities to cross over, a senior security official said today. Referring to the ongoing encounter between army and militants in Keran sector along the Line of Control, the official […]

Life on Earth may have come from asteroids: scientists

Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013
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New York: Seeds of life may have been sown on asteroids where warm and wet conditions, suitable to formation of some biomolecules – the building blocks of life – once prevailed, scientists say. Researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute propose a new theory based on a richer, more accurate image of magnetic fields and solar winds […]

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