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Obama visit: Taj Mahal spruced up
Agra, J Jan 23 (IANS) The Taj Mahal and its surrounding areas are being spruced up ahead of US President Barack Obama's visit to Agra.

Friday, January 23, 2015 12:12:05 PM

EC to celebrate fifth National Voters' Day Jan 25
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) The Election Commission will celebrate the fifth National Voters' Day (NVD) across the country Jan 25 on the "Easy Registration, Easy Correction" theme, a statement said Friday.

Friday, January 23, 2015 11:34:04 AM

Modi condoles death of Saudi King Abdullah
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday condoled the demise of King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia.

Friday, January 23, 2015 11:22:17 AM

Foggy morning in Delhi delays over 30 trains
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) Overcast and foggy conditions Friday morning in the national capital led to the delay of over 30 trains.

Friday, January 23, 2015 10:54:04 AM

Modi pays tribute to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday paid tribute to freedom fighter Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose on his 118th birth anniversary.

Friday, January 23, 2015 10:06:14 AM

A journey across the world of sports to stories from Goa (IANS Books This Weekend)
Ruskin Bonds' stories on sports, a lover's desperate attempt to woo his lady love's "terror of a father", along with tales from Goa - the IANS bookshelf offers all this and more this weekend. Take a look.

Friday, January 23, 2015 9:48:04 AM

A diamond necklace scandal that doomed the French throne
Jaipur, Jan 23 (IANS) She achieved notoriety as the French queen who suggested her starving subjects should eat cake if they had no bread. While this story is unlikely to be true, Marie Antoinette was dragged in a raging scandal - four years before the French Revolution - that irreparably tarnished the French royalty's image, earned them the label of tyrants and was one of the factors which led to the events of 1789, said author Jonathan Beckman at a session of the Jaipur Literature Festival 2015.

Friday, January 23, 2015 9:08:04 AM

India, Pakistan trade fire on international border in Jammu
Jammu, Jan 23 (IANS) Indian and Pakistani troops traded fire overnight on the international border in Samba district of Jammu after the BSF reacted to 'suspicious movements on the border'.

Friday, January 23, 2015 8:28:04 AM

Obama arrives Jan 25, talks to see 'substantive outcomes' (Intro Roundup)
New Delhi/Washington, Jan 22 (IANS) Barack Obama accompanied by his wife Michelle Obama will touch down in the Indian capital on the morning of Jan 25 on a three-day state visit that, besides the symbolism of being the first time a US president would be chief guest at the Republic Day parade, is expected to see "substantive outcomes" from talks in the fields of defence, energy, climate change and trade.

Thursday, January 22, 2015 11:56:23 PM

Jhumpa Lahiri wins 2015 DSC Prize for South Asian Literature
Jaipur, Jan 22 (IANS) The 2015 DSC Prize for South Asian Literature has been awarded to Jhumpa Lahiri for "The Lowland", it was announced Thursday.

Thursday, January 22, 2015 11:04:03 PM

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