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Time for another toxic odyssey?
New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) Ganesh Chaturthi, Durga Puja and now Diwali -- pollution levels peak during the festival season each year. With the festival of lights round the corner, is it time to dread another toxic odyssey?

Tuesday, October 10, 2006 8:12:28 AM

More pilgrim rush to Vaishno Devi this year
Jammu, Oct 9 (IANS) Better facilities and more security are drawing more pilgrims to the Hindu hill shrine of Vaishno Devi in Jammu and Kashmir this year -- about 5.5 million people have already visited it so far.

Monday, October 09, 2006 8:13:57 AM

Converted Mizoram Jews to leave for 'Promised Land'
Aizawl, Oct 9 (IANS) More than 200 newly converted tribal Jews in India's northeastern state of Mizoram are preparing to emigrate to Israel following a formal invitation from Tel Aviv.

Monday, October 09, 2006 7:55:08 AM

Curfew extended in Mangalore, schools shut
Bangalore, Oct 8 (IANS) Curfew has been extended in Mangalore till Monday evening after sectarian clashes claimed two lives and injured over 100 people in the last three days, police officials said Sunday.

Sunday, October 08, 2006 8:43:58 PM

A rising modern India sans faith? (BOOK REVIEW)
Book: 'In Spite Of The Gods: The Strange Rise Of Modern India'; author: Edward Luce; publisher: Viking/Penguin; price: Rs.695

Sunday, October 08, 2006 9:07:16 AM

Harbhajan apologises for letting 'hair down'
Chandigarh, Oct 7 (IANS) Indian off-spinner Harbhajan Singh, a Sikh, Saturday apologised for posing with open hair in an advertisement for a liquor company.

Saturday, October 07, 2006 6:32:30 PM

Actor Jaimala accuses Kerala minister of defamation (LEAD)
Bangalore/Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 6 (IANS) Kannada actress Jaimala Friday threatened to sue Kerala Religious Endowment Minister G. Sudhakaran for maligning her over her entry into the Ayyappa temple at Sabarimala nearly two decades ago, even as the minister said she was 'mad'.

Friday, October 06, 2006 10:18:49 PM

Jaimala is mad, says Kerala ministe
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 6 (IANS) Kerala Devasom Minister G. Sudhakaran Friday said Kannada actress Jaimala, who claims to have touched the idol of Lord Ayyappa at the famed Sabarimala temple, is 'mad'.

Friday, October 06, 2006 9:43:27 PM

Japanese envoy to discuss Nalanda university proposal
Patna, Oct 6 (IANS) Japanese Ambassador Yasukuni Enoki is slated to pay a two-day official visit to Bihar later this month to discuss the setting up of a university at Nalanda, the site of an ancient Buddhist university, and explore other investment opportunities in the state.

Friday, October 06, 2006 9:21:49 AM

Safety of bejewelled Kullu deities worries villagers
Shimla, Oct 6 (IANS) As the devout in Himachal Pradesh's scenic Kullu valley get ready to take their bejewelled deities in palanquins for the annual festival on the banks of the Beas river, security concerns worry them.

Friday, October 06, 2006 8:31:53 AM

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