Archive for January, 2017
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Despite visa hiccups, Pak artists get eyeballs at India Art Fair

New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) The Taseer Gallery from Lahore may be evoking lot of curiosity at the ongoing India Art Fair, but visa issues still remain a bone of contention as some of the Pakistan artists were denied the travel documents.

Despite big talk of improving relations between the…

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Watson to captain Australia in final T20I against India

Sydney, Jan 30 All-rounder Shane Watson will captain Australia for the third and final Twenty20 International against India at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) here on Sunday.

Watson replaces the injured Aaron Finch, who damaged his left hamstring during the 27-run loss at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG…

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Pakistan varsity attack result of security lapse: Report

Islamabad, Jan 30The attack on Bacha Khan University in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa was a result of a security lapse, the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) has said.

According to the JIT’s report the police did not reach the university on time after being called, The Nation reported.

The report said the…

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Artistes can’t be dictated to: Zubeen Garg

Guwahati, Jan 30  Assamese actor-singer Zubeen Garg, who puts his fame to good use by raising his voice against groups that dictate terms or strikes in his home state, says artistes can’t be ordered to do something and that they should be “rebels with a cause”.

India, as…

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Beyoncé wears Indian designers’ creation in Coldplay video

New Delhi, Jan 30  International pop star Beyoncé Knowles looks exquisite in a creation by ace Indian designer duo Abu Jani Sandeep Khosla in British rock Coldplay’s latest music video “Hymn For The Weekend”, which also features Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor in designer Mayyur Girotra’s outfit.

Abu Jani…

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2 Union Ministers slam Rahul over his protest in Hyd

New Delhi, Jan 30 (PTI) Two Union Ministers today hit out at Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi over his protest at Hyderabad Central University and asked him to not “politicise” the issue of Dalit student’s suicide when peace has been restored in the campus.

“Exams are nearing in Hyderabad…

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Italian brand launches India exclusive bag

Mumbai, Jan 30  Italian lifestyle brand Furla, which has been creating and distributing high quality bags, shoes and accessories since 1927, has launched its first India exclusive bag, Maaya — a limited edition glitter clutch.

Designed in champagne and gold, the accessory has a specially inscribed inside plate that reads “Furla…

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Regional balance ignored in naming Smart Cities: Nitish Kumar

Patna, Jan 30  Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday targeted the BJP- led central government for ignoring regional balance by not including any city of his state in the list of the first 20 urban centres to be developed as Smart Cities.

“The central government has ignored regional balance…

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Kudankulam n-power plant starts feeding power to grid

Chennai, Jan 30 (IANS) India’s atomic power generator Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd started feeding power on Saturday from its 1,000 MW unit at Kudankulam in Tamil Nadu, said a senior official.

“The first unit started feeding power on Saturday morning at 7.12 a.m. The…

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