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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......

A house for Mr Modi

Life inside the prime minister's official residence is highly regulated, but it comes with its perks, says Veenu SandhuThe prime minister's official residence for the last 30 years, 7 Race Course......

Why the Rajmata of Baroda supports Narendra Modi

'What other choice do we have? Surely, we can't have Rahul Gandhi. What are his credentials? He hasn't done a day's job in his life.' 'Manmohan Singh is probably much more educated than Modi, but......

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.......

'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......

Bollywood starlet questioned on fixing claims

An ICC anti-corruption investigator on Monday questioned Bollywood starlet Nupur Mehta in connection with the match and spot-fixing allegations made by a British newspaper a few months ago. Mehta,......
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Sulekha khuntdar
Q. According to Greek mythology, which bird is said to have got its distinctive feature as an ode to Argus?
Sulekha Khuntdar:  A.  more

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Q. Which is national bird of India?
Tragedyking Dwitiya:  A. Peacock. more

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Q. tom is mouse , k is lion
Lemon Tree:  A. peacock more

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City of devotees

The sun is right overhead, but the narrow, cobblestone lanes that separate Bh­ak­tapur's red-brick h­ou­s­es are cool. Clumps of garlic hang... ...

http://www.mydigitalfc.com/leisure-writing/city-devotees-359
President to inaugurate service apartments at Rashtrapati Bhavan

Stylish fully-furnished apartments equipped with a small kitchenette each, a gym around the corner, a swimming pool and a restaurant -- these are... ...

http://www.siasat.com/english/news/president-inaugurate-service-apartments-rashtrapati-bhavan
Sorrow so exquisite!

A lovelorn yaksha, banished from his city Alaka by Lord Kubera for negligence of duty, stays alone on Mount Ramagiri and pines for his wife in... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/features/friday-review/sorrow-so-exquisite/article6245089.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
Visually pleasing

Kanaka Srinivasan, a veteran torch-bearer of the Vazhuvoor style, presented her disciple Uttara Rao at the annual Nalli Adi dance festival of... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/features/friday-review/uttara-rao-performs-in-brahma-gana-sabha/article6245134.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
Shraddha Kapoor seen at the press conference

Fashion One International announces BMW as the Title Sponsor & AZVA as Associate Sponsor to India Bridal Fashion Week 2014. The New Delhi... ...

http://www.page3bollywood.com/fashion/77-fashion/4483-shraddha-kapoor-seen-at-the-press-conference-

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