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Modi win boosts BJP, but Karnataka voters not impressed
Bangalore, Dec 25 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Karnataka is all fired up over its prospects in the coming assembly polls following the party's spectacular show in Gujarat under Chief Minister Narendra Modi's leadership. But voters in the state haven't been too impressed by him earlier.

Tuesday, December 25, 2007 2:13:53 PM

Christmas fills all with cheer
New Delhi, Dec 25 (IANS) After a night filled with carol singing, Tuesday morning dawned, bright and sunny, with people preparing for celebrations, complete with prayers and elaborate feasts in sync with the spirit of Christmas.

Tuesday, December 25, 2007 2:13:05 PM

Innovative cribs mark Christmas in Kerala
Kozhikode (Kerala), Dec 25 (IANS) Christmas is incomplete without cribs. This year, Kerala made an innovative statement with the holy crib.

Tuesday, December 25, 2007 1:54:40 PM

Kolkata rocks to Christmas beat
Kolkata, Dec 25 (IANS) Park Street, the sunset boulevard of Kolkata, was awake the whole night as the eastern metropolis threw a big Christmas party with cakes, carols and a chorus of prayer in the churches and Mother House, the global headquarters of the Missionaries of Charity (MoC) founded by Nobel peace prize winner Mother Teresa.

Tuesday, December 25, 2007 1:13:47 PM

Christmas tension in Orissa, 600 policemen deployed
Bhubaneswar, Dec 25 (IANS) Orissa's Phulbani district was tense on Christmas Day Tuesday with the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) calling a four-hour shutdown, shops closed and 600 police personnel trawling the roads after several clashes between Christians and Hindus the day before.

Tuesday, December 25, 2007 1:08:32 PM

Panjab University to hold 'degree mela' to give old degrees
Chandigarh, Dec 25 (IANS) The Panjab University here will hold a 'degree mela' to give away degrees to students, some of whom passed out during the 1950s but forgot to collect these.

Tuesday, December 25, 2007 1:07:35 PM

Booze, sex are passe; party drugs rule the revelry
New Delhi, Dec 25 (IANS) Alcohol and sex are passe. Drug cocktails and rave parties have become new mantra of celebration for urban youth with fat wallets, thanks to numerous job opportunities. This year too, they endorse the same pattern for the festive mood.

Tuesday, December 25, 2007 12:48:57 PM

Country's first multimedia museum in Bihar
Patna, Dec 25 (IANS) A US-based non-resident Indian (NRI), Naveen Kumar Sharma, is setting up the country's first multimedia museum at Nalanda, the ancient site of Buddhist learning, in Bihar.

Tuesday, December 25, 2007 12:43:53 PM

Kolkata Book Fair to move to Park Circus
Kolkata, Dec 25 (IANS) The Kolkata Book Fair seems to have found a new venue, finally.

Tuesday, December 25, 2007 12:42:05 PM

Peace prayers and celebrations in Northeast
Guwahati, Dec 25 (IANS) Thousands of Christians in India's northeast joined a midnight mass in churches across the region to pray for peace and well being of the human race.

Tuesday, December 25, 2007 12:24:07 PM

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