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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......

It's not Bengaluru or Patna, these 98 places will be 'Smart Cities'!

Modi government's ambitious ‘Smart Cities’ project has shortlisted 98 cities but Bengaluru and Patna don't figure in the list. Image: Jaipur has been selected to be turned into a Smart......

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......

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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VIJAYAWADA: Though it has been the administrative seat of the state since state bifurcation more or less, Vijayawada seems to have little to offer... ...
Close shave for 350 as vessel collides with oil tanker

Canning (WB), Nov 22 (PTI) Around 350 people on board a state government passenger vessel had a close shave as a Bangladeshi oil tanker hit it on... ...
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Kolors has best credentials

Kolors has the best credentials to score in the Mir Fazilath Hussain Memorial Cup (1,400m), the main event of the races to be held here on Monday... ...

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