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Mukherjee serves sweet compliments to Rice at lunch
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) The much-touted signing of the India-US nuclear accord may be still some days away, but that did not prevent External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee from serving a lavish spread of compliments at a lunch he hosted here Saturday for visiting US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice.

Saturday, October 04, 2008 8:35:03 PM

Understated prose brings out the angst of the immigrant (IANS Book Review)
Book: 'The Immigrant'; Author: Manju Kapur; Publisher: Random House India; Price: Rs.395

Saturday, October 04, 2008 9:22:26 AM

Desai takes his Gandhi 'Katha' abroad
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Narayan Desai, one of the last of Gandhians, has for the first time taken abroad his popular story of Mahatma Gandhi which he relates in the form of a 'katha'. On Thursday, Desai will speak on the Mahatma's message of truth and non-violence in Canada.

Wednesday, October 01, 2008 7:07:08 PM

90 die in Rajasthan temple stampede
Jodhpur, Sep 30 (IANS) At least 90 people were killed Tuesday in a stampede at the hill top Chamunda temple in Rajasthan's Jodhpur town, Inspector General of Police Rajeev Dasod said.

Tuesday, September 30, 2008 11:51:42 AM

India, France to sign three pacts
On Board PM's Special Aircraft, Sep 29 (IANS) India and France will Tuesday sign three pacts, including one on civilian nuclear cooperation and another on social security for Indian workers.

Monday, September 29, 2008 11:15:49 PM

Gujarat set to come alive, with dandia and garba
Ahmedabad, Sep 28 (IANS) Come Wednesday and Gujarat will be at its vibrant and colourful best. For one full week, Gujaratis will immerse themselves in Navratri and Dussehra celebrations with all-night dandia dances as they combine religion and devotion with recreation and fun.

Sunday, September 28, 2008 1:36:55 PM

Develop bonds with India: Ravi tells young diaspora
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Minister for Overseas Indian Affairs Vayalar Ravi has asked younger members of the Indian diaspora to develop and cement bonds with the land of their forefathers.

Friday, September 26, 2008 11:10:30 PM

400 applications for 100 overseas Indian scholarships
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Over 400 candidates, a majority of them from the Gulf, have applied for the Indian government's scholarships for overseas Indians to pursue their undergraduate studies here.

Friday, September 26, 2008 9:00:47 PM

ICICI Bank raises NRI deposit rates
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) India's largest private sector lender ICICI Bank announced late Monday evening an increase in its interest rates on its NRE and FCNR deposits by 50 basis points, effective Sep 17.

Monday, September 22, 2008 10:48:43 PM

Family bids tearful adieu to Indian student killed in US
Hyderabad, Sep 22 (IANS) Family and friends of Tummala Soumya Reddy, an Indian student who was shot dead in the US more than a week ago, bid a tearful adieu to her as she was cremated here Monday.

Monday, September 22, 2008 3:32:55 PM

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