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Ethiopia wants India to develop its bamboo industry
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) With its expertise and entrepreneurship, India can help Ethiopia develop that country's bamboo industry, a visiting Ethiopian official has said.

Sunday, March 23, 2008 9:06:03 AM

Apex court rules for maintenance to estranged Muslim woman
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) In a ruling of profound socio-religious significance, the Supreme Court has held that a Muslim woman married to her sister's husband, termed an 'irregular' marriage within Islam, is entitled to maintenance from her husband.

Sunday, March 23, 2008 9:03:35 AM

Ancient yoga newest mantra for weight loss
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Move over crash diets, tummy tucker belts and fat-loss pills. The latest craze in the battle against the bulge is yoga.

Sunday, March 23, 2008 8:51:42 AM

The magic of myriad colours unraveled (Feature)
New Delhi, March 23 (ANS) When one thinks colour, one thinks of Holi and the artist's canvas. But colours can weave their own magic - they heal, predict the future and warn of impending pitfalls, going beyond the realm of art.

Sunday, March 23, 2008 8:17:45 AM

Don't just invest, collect art (Commentary)
There really is no such thing as art, there are only artists, said Gombrich in his seminal work, 'The Story of Art'. Artists 'are favoured with the wonderful gift of balancing shapes and colours till they are 'right', and rarer still, who possess that integrity of character which never rests content with half-solutions but is ready to forgo all easy effects, all superficial success for the toil and agony of sincere work,' he wrote.

Sunday, March 23, 2008 7:59:04 AM

When will the board exams end, ask bored younger siblings
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Final exams are mercifully over and it is time for merry-making - going to see films, to restaurants or even out of the city. But for the younger siblings of those taking the board examinations, holiday time is full of 'Shh, don't make noise' because 'bhaiya' or 'didi' is studying.

Sunday, March 23, 2008 7:44:59 AM

Pope to baptize Muslim journalist: report
Vatican City, March 23 (DPA) An Italian journalist who is under police protection in the wake of threats from Muslim extremists is set to be baptized late Saturday by Pope Benedict XVI, according to news reports citing the Vatican's spokesman.

Sunday, March 23, 2008 2:14:05 AM

New Hyderabad airport begins commercial operations
Hyderabad, March 23 (IANS) The new Rajiv Gandhi International Airport at Shamshabad, about 30 km from the city centre, began its commercial operations with the landing of a Lufthansa aircraft early Sunday.

Sunday, March 23, 2008 1:51:19 AM

Left blocking economic progress: Chidambaram
Madurai (Tamil Nadu), March 22 (IANS) Without naming the Left parties that support the Manmohan Singh government, Finance Minister P. Chidambaram has criticised 'some 60 members of parliament' for trying to hinder India's economic progress.

Saturday, March 22, 2008 11:36:46 PM

Pranab to meet Bush, Rice on n-deal
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) Amid continuing uncertainty about the fate of the India-US nuclear deal, External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee goes to Washington Sunday on a two-day visit that will focus on India's pact with the IAEA and the next steps necessary to conclude the deal.

Saturday, March 22, 2008 11:14:30 PM

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