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Features
Ever-green Shashi Kapoor gives in to death

Ever-green Shashi Kapoor gives in to death

07 Dec 2017 | 3:24 PM

By Gargi Parsai New Delhi, Nov 4 (UNI) In his career spanning over four decades, the dashing, debonair and ever-green Shashi Kapoor withstood a phenomenon called Rajesh Khanna and a hurricane named Amitabh Bachchan but on Monday he gave in to death at the age of 79.

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World Disability day: hopes amidst of miseries

World Disability day: hopes amidst of miseries

03 Dec 2017 | 5:26 PM

By Jaison Wilson
New Delhi, Dec 3 (UNI) As the world observes the 'International Day of Disabled Persons' on Sunday, in India, the recently termed 'Divyangs' (Divine body) have to do a lot.

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Will blue economy make  India great again?

Will blue economy make India great again?

22 Nov 2017 | 4:08 PM

By Preeti Kanojia Panaji, Goa, Nov 22 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi once spoke about the prospects of blue economy, being considered to be the ultimate source of revenue in future; however there is an urgent need to understand whether the fastest developing nation was ready with the sophisticated technology to achieve this goal.

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Sitara Devi—still twinkling on Kathak scene

Sitara Devi—still twinkling on Kathak scene

13 Nov 2017 | 1:14 PM

By Gargi Parsai
New Delhi, Nov 8 (UNI) On Wednesday, Google marked the 97th birth anniversary of eminent Kathak dancer Sitara Devi with a colourful Doodle.

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Masterclass that edifies make-up artist with an individual outlook

Masterclass that edifies make-up artist with an individual outlook

27 Oct 2017 | 1:00 PM

By Shubho Brota Dev Roy New Delhi, Oct 27(UNI) “An artist makes things concrete and gives them individuality”.

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Thumri Queen Girija Devi - end of an era

Thumri Queen Girija Devi - end of an era

27 Oct 2017 | 11:35 AM

By Gargi Parsai New Delhi, Oct 26 (UNI) Up till when she passed away on October 24, 2017, at the age of 88 years, Girija Devi was regular with her riyaaz, such was her devotion to music.

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SSB succeeds where others fail: IG Lucknow Frontier

SSB succeeds where others fail: IG Lucknow Frontier

23 Oct 2017 | 12:06 PM

By Raj Silvano Lucknow, Oct 23 (UNI) A uniformed force raised primarily for guarding India’s borders with Nepal and Bhutan is going through a transformation process and very soon it might be saddled with multifarious tasks.

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World Sight Day: Need for creating awareness on eye donation

World Sight Day: Need for creating awareness on eye donation

12 Oct 2017 | 2:48 PM

New Delhi, Oct 12 (UNI) With an estimated 4.6 million people riddled with corneal blindness in India, there is an urgent need for raising awareness about eye donation so that corneal transplantation can restore the sight in such persons.

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Google reminds world of legendary Begum Akhtar

Google reminds world of legendary Begum Akhtar

07 Oct 2017 | 6:57 PM

By Gargi Parsai New Delhi, Oct 7 (UNI) It took Google, the modern day online search engine, to remind the world about India’s legendary classical music singer, Begum Akhtar, who is best remembered for her mesmerizing rendering of Shakeel Badayuni’s soulful ghazal, ``Ai mohabbat tere anjam pe rona aaya.

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'Gone are the Days':  Vignettes of nostalgia

'Gone are the Days': Vignettes of nostalgia

01 Oct 2017 | 1:53 PM

By Jaison Wilson New Delhi, Oct 1 (UNI) Some stories put new life into memories and some become memories, but every story speaks about the chain of events linked with it.

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For Singur, Durga Puja 2017 would be special indeed

For Singur, Durga Puja 2017 would be special indeed

25 Sep 2017 | 12:22 PM

Kolkata, Sep 25 (UNI) For the residents of Singur, the 2017 Durga Puja would be special.

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Neem: Win-Win case for health and women in Gujarat

Neem: Win-Win case for health and women in Gujarat

23 Sep 2017 | 12:02 PM

Bharuch, Gujarat, Sept 23 (UNI) Rural women in this small town of Gujarat are proudly adding to their family's income and health, courtesy age-old bitter fruit Neem.

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Silver pompano fish to soon add variety to the plates of Bengalis

Silver pompano fish to soon add variety to the plates of Bengalis

22 Sep 2017 | 12:55 PM

Kolkata, Sep 22 (UNI) The State Fisheries Development Corporation Ltd. (SFDC) has started the large-scale culture of the silver pompano fish.

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Resonance of dhak, an integral and inseparable part of Durga Puja

Resonance of dhak, an integral and inseparable part of Durga Puja

21 Sep 2017 | 2:06 PM

Durga Puja is inseparable from 'dhakis' or drummers, whose resonating beats make the festival all the more joyous.

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Mahalaya being celebrated throughout Bengal with chanting of 'Mahisasur mardini' and 'Chandipath'

Mahalaya being celebrated throughout Bengal with chanting of 'Mahisasur mardini' and 'Chandipath'

19 Sep 2017 | 12:39 PM

Kolkata, Sep 19 (UNI) Bengalis woke up at the crack of dawn today for their annual tryst with 'Mahalaya', an auspicious occasion, to the familiar strains of 'Mahishasura Mardini' from the majestic and resonant voice of Birendra Krishna Bhadra.

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