Mumbai, Dec 26 (IANS) Against the backdrop of a calm sea, a small group of Jews lit candles in a quiet corner off the Gateway of India and chanted prayers in a sombre voice.
Friday, December 26, 2008 11:46:31 AM
Mumbai, Dec 26 (IANS) Mumbai, India's financial and movie capital, is as busy and bustling as ever, giving an impression as if nothing ever happened. But anger persists over the depredation the city suffered when terrorists committed a brutal massacre that stunned the world and brought India and Pakistan close to war.
Friday, December 26, 2008 11:18:41 AM
Mumbai, Dec 26 (IANS) Indian equity markets opened higher Friday with a key index rising about 100 points above Wednesday's close, about 15 minutes into trading.
Friday, December 26, 2008 10:40:14 AM
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) There was a time when the Tibetan antelope Chiru used to be slaughtered en masse for wool to make expensive Shahtoosh shawls. But today more and more Kashmiri artisans who produced these are switching to Pashmina, giving the endangered species a new lease of life.
Friday, December 26, 2008 10:21:37 AM
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) Wary guards, metal detectors and X-ray machines - a month after the Mumbai terror attacks, five star hotels in the capital have left no stone unturned to equip themselves to deal with any untoward incident.
Friday, December 26, 2008 10:06:15 AM
Chandigarh, Dec 26 (IANS) In a move that is bound to receive the common man's welcome, security cover given to hundreds of VIPs in the state in the name of unidentified 'terror threat perceptions' is likely to go, thanks to the Punjab and Haryana High Court.
Friday, December 26, 2008 9:13:47 AM
'No failure till Class 8', as enshrined in the Education Bill introduced last week in parliament, brings to the fore the huge level of responsibility that schools across the nation face in educating children - all the way till Class 8. This proposal protects the right of a child to education and also categorically states the importance of school contribution to writing, reading and speaking in the medium of instruction desired.
Friday, December 26, 2008 8:45:01 AM
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) Writer Siddharth Dhanwant Sanghvi, whose book 'The Lost Flamingoes of Bombay', was nominated for the Man Asian Literary Prize 2008, is awaiting the release of his book in India next February.
Friday, December 26, 2008 8:03:09 AM
Puducherry, Dec 25 (IANS) Three companies of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel were deployed to 'strengthen the law and order machinery' in Puducherry Thursday, a top official said.
Thursday, December 25, 2008 11:07:09 PM
Ahmedabad, Dec 25 (IANS) Inaugurating a festival as part of a project to develop the Kankaria lake front here, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi named a mini-train for children after former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee who turned 84 Thursday.
Thursday, December 25, 2008 10:25:53 PM
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