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Ban peacock feathers' trade, proposes Ramesh

Union Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh on Monday announced a proposal to ban trade of peacock feathers to protect the national bird from illegal poaching and killing.Inviting comments before......

Poachers poison 30 peacocks to death

At least 30 peacocks in Salabhari forest in Barabanki died after suspected poachers fed them with edibles containing poison on Sunday, police sources said on Monday. Irate villagers later beat the......

First Look: Shane and Falguni Peacock

Designers Shane and Falguni Peacock married jewellery to clothes and presented crystal encrusted pants and bead-strung blouses in a collection that was both opulent and extravagant.The designer......

Heavenward bound: ISKCON to construct 700-ft high temple at Vrindavan

In Vrindavan, work is on to build the world's tallest religious structure, a new temple for Krishna by ISKCON-Bangalore. The planned 700-feet tall structure intends to take visitors on a spiritual......

EXCLUSIVE! PRESIDENT KALAM'S ADVICE TO YOUNG INDIA: 'When a problem arises, become the captain of the problem and defeat it!'

  Once, during his Presidency, President A P J Abdul Kalam received a letter from a student shocked with his class 12th mark-sheet. He had secured 10 per cent in Maths and Physics, whereas......

Max founder Analjit Singh gets Golden Peacock Award

Max India founder and Vodafone chairman Analjit Singh has been given this year's Golden Peacock Award for personal leadership and his contribution to society.Eric Pickles, Former Prime Minister of......

Govt to ban trade of peacock feathers

To save the endangered national bird peacock from extinction, government has made plans to ban trade of its feathers, Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh said on Monday.He expressed concern that the......

Tata Steel bags Golden Peacock for CSR

Tata Steel, world's sixth largest steel maker on Wednesday said it has bagged the 'Golden Peacock' award for 2009 for its corporate social responsibility initiatives."The notion of social......

Satyam to be stripped of corp governance award

Satyam Computer Services, in the eye of a storm for financial wrong doings, will be stripped off the Golden Peacock Award -- the very laurel it used for trumpeting its corporate governance norms......

RIL wins Golden Peacock

Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries has won the Golden Peacock Global Award for Excellence in corporate governance for 2008.The annual award is conferred by the World Council for Corporate......

Iranian film bags top honour at IFFI

Also ReadIFFI: Good Bye Lenin! is best filmIranian filmmaker Samira Makhmalbaf was on Sunday awarded the Golden Peacock for her film At Five in the Afternoon at the 34th International Film Festival......

PIX: Alia, Varun, Himesh attend Life OK! awards

The awards show was held at Film City in Goregaon, a western Mumbai suburb.Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhaniya lead stars Alia Bhatt and Varun Dhawan attended the Big Life OK! awards, held in Film......

Revisiting Classics: Meera: Gulzar's Divine Romance

In our special series re-visiting great Hindi film classics, we look back at Gulzar's Meera (1979). Main aatma hoon shareer nahi. Main bhavna hoon, kissi samaaj ka vichaar nahi. Main premi hoon,......

Bollywood's WORST dressed actresses of 2013

After the finest sartorial displays of the year, here's a look at the fashion fails we were subjected to at various award shows, parties and red carpets in 2013.Sonakshi SinhaHere's proof of......

Sameera, Deepika, Mallika: Bollywood's new skin show

Along with flamboyant colours, a wide range of silhouettes and quirky designs, Bollywood's fashion trends are sometimes as curious as its movies. The Herve Leger bodycon fever, which lasted for......

Pistorius gracious after 100m defeat to Peacock

There was more disappointment at the Paralympics for South Africa's Oscar Pistorius after he was left trailing in the wake of Britain's Jonnie Peacock in the men's 100m final on Thursday.......

Bedi lauds J&K players, says Rasool should be in World Cup squad

Parvez Rasool. Photograph: BCCI 'An off-spinner who can bat. He is by far the best off-spinner that the country has at the moment and a brilliant tonker' Proud of seeing Jammu and Kashimir......

'Danger to cricket' Kaneria banned for life by ECB

Former Pakistan leg-spinner Danish Kaneria was given a life ban by the England and Wales Cricket Board for his involvement in the Mervyn Westfield spot-fixing case. Apart from Kaneria, the ECB......

I spent around 800 pounds on Dilshan: Nupur Mehta

Despite doing a couple of Hindi films and television commercials some years back, Nupur Mehta was relatively unknown till she hit the headlines after her name was dragged......

Video: Nupur Mehta says ICC has given her a clean chit

Bollywood starlet Nupur Mehta on Wednesday claimed that the International Cricket Council has given her a clean in the alleged match-fixing scandal during the World T20 in 2009 after they......
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Juliana
Q. BIRDS.......... which kind of bird do you like?
Juliana:  A.  more

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gingermasalatadka
Q. How many colours you have counted on a peacock feather ??
Gingermasalatadka:  A. Peacock always.........:-) more

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manasi bhadouria
Q. What is the vahan of Varahi ?
Manasi Bhadouria:  A. 22 more

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Sulekha khuntdar
Q. In Kalamkari art , the kalam or pen is traditionally made from what?
Sulekha Khuntdar:  A. Just as Kaumari, being Energy aspect of Kartikeya, rides on peacock, Varahi would be depicted on the same vahan as Vrarah BhagwanBut I do not know what His vahan is more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/in-kalamkari-art--the-kalam-or-pen-is-traditionally-made-fro/27850754/answers/27910552

Francisco
Q. Which bird do you like the most and why?
Francisco:  A. Made frm Peacock feather more

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Virtusa Named Finalist In Monster Of HR ...

Virtusa Corporation (NASDAQ GS: VRTU), a global IT services company that combines innovation, technology leadership and industry solutions to... ...

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Kung Fu Panda 2 to premiere on &Pictures!

View all Kung Fu Panda 2 Starring voices of popular Hollywood actors Jack Black, Angelina Jolie, Dustin Hoffman, Gary Oldman, Jackie Chan... ...

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Smartphones With Best Discounts

BENGALURU: With the increasing number of Smartphone buyers today, the phones in the market have increased to a great extent. With the Christmas... ...

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Indian designers win the World Fashion Designer Award

The internationally acclaimed designer duo won the prestigious award at Miss World Designer duo Falguni and Shane Peacock has gained... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/life-style/fashion/designers/Indian-designers-win-the-World-Fashion-Designer-Award/articleshow/45618574.cms
Year of the Peacock

Getting ready for his wife's brother's wedding last weekend, my banker cousin (who lives in Sydney, Australia) realised he hadn't packed his formal... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/cities/delhi/year-of-the-peacock/

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