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Modi pushes for an Indian Ocean power group

As China tries to gain a foothold in the Indian Ocean region, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said India recognised that there are other nations around the world, with strong......

12 lakh devotees take holy dip at Gangasagar

Around 12 lakh pilgrims and devotees took the holy dip at Gangasagar with the most auspicious time of Sun's transition to Makar Rashi (Capricon) continuing till 7.04 pm on Tuesday, officials said.......

Hamid Ansari sets to conquer India's last diplomatic frontier

Vice-President Hamid Ansari embarks on an important Latin American visit, heralding that resource-rich continent's importance to India. Nikhil Lakshman reports. Most readers may be too young to......

IN PICS: GANGASAGAR MELA, the Kumbh of the east

The Gangasagar pilgrimage and fair is the second largest congregation of mankind after the holy Kumbha Mela at Prayag. The Gangasagar fair and pilgrimage is held annually on the Sagar Island's......

My Rediscovery of India

The aspirations of India's people have gotten far ahead of the political debate as one sees the malls in tier-2 cities and car showrooms in 'rurbanised' towns, notes Shashi Shekhar, who visited......

Bengal gets Rs 400 crore to develop Sundarbans tourism

Bengal's tourism department officials said the eco-tourism hub would have five star resorts, budget hotels, cottages, swimming pool, lake, club house, among others. The West Bengal government is......

Govt to award 30 port projects worth Rs 25K cr this fiscal

The Shipping Ministry on Monday said it has set a target of awarding 30 projects, entailing Rs 24,633 crore investment, for the current fiscal to add 288.48 million tonne capacity. "The achievement......

Cyprus debt funds halt remittances from India

Cyprus-registered funds that invest in Indian debt instruments are refraining from taking their redeemed investments back to the island nation. Fears over safety of their money, following the......

$16 mn retention award for Citi's Vikram Pandit

Citigroup on Thursday said it has rewarded chief executive officer Vikram Pandit with an over $16 million "retention award" for his "outstanding job" of steering the financial giant to......

Power, wealth not my main stakes: Ratan Tata

Tata Group chairman Ratan Tata has said that power and wealth are not his two main stakes and ruled out joining politics after his retirement in 2012. "I will certainly not join politics. I would......

Guide, Waqt, Jaanwar: Bollywood classics turning 50 this year!

How many of these have aged well? Fifty years ago, while India was engaged in war with Pakistan, Hindi cinema flourished in effervescent, excited Eastman colours. 1965 is significant in more ways......

Giselli: Zoa and I are best of friends

She caught everybody's attention as the shy Punjaban Harleen Kaur in Imtiaz Ali's Love Aaj Kal. Brazilian model Giselli Monteiro is back with her new film, Always Kabhi Kabhi, produced by Shah......

The best Bollywood soundtracks of 2010

2010 hasn't been the best year for music in Bollywood. Or musicians, for that matter, with AR Rahman, Vishal-Shekhar, Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy all failing to make the grade. But don't lash out at......

'No heroine is versatile in India today'

Telugu film director Mohankrishna Indraganti was in his element during a Rediff Chat on Wednesday. The filmmaker, who struck gold with his first film Grahanam, and later on with Maya BazaarandAshta......

AIBA suspends boxer Sarita, her coaches for refusing bronze at Asiad

India's bronze medallist Laishram Sarita Devi reacts during the medal ceremony of the women's lightweight (57-60kg) boxing at the Asian Games in Incheon. Photograph: Kim Kyung-Hoon/Reuters The......

Sportspersons who shaped the decade

As the decade draws to a close, a look at some memorable, defining moments and those who stamped their mark in sport. Cricket Player of the decade: By the end of the decade, Sachin......
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6 missing fishermen from Masula traced off Sagar Island in West Bengal

The six fishermen, who went missing on a mechanised boat off Machilipatnam coast since June 17, were finally traced off 140 km Sagar Island in West... ...

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Ports and pragmatism

Even as India seeks to develop a deep-sea port at Sagar Island to take pressure off the Calcutta-Haldia port system, Bangladesh seems to be looking... ...

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Five helicopters search for missing fishermen

Two ships of the Coast Guard were also deployed and instructed to search up to Odisha. The sources said that engines of two boats had failed.... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/andhra-pradesh/five-choppers-pressed-into-service-for-missing-fishermen/article7339252.ece?ref=relatedNews
Raj govt puts Jal Mahal Palace and Man Sagar Lake under 'protected area'

India-US cooperation contributes to eco growth & development in both countries: Prez Rebels queer pitch for JD(U)-RJD, NDA candidates Ruling party... ...

http://www.uniindia.com/news/regional/raj-govt-puts-jal-mahal-palace-and-man-sagar-lake-under-protected-area/113439.html
Binge on a budget

Mumbai continues to hold its position, quite literally, as the Gateway of India. Business travellers embark on their whirlwind adventure through... ...

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