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Don’t know who orchestrated age row: Former Indian Army chief Gen. V.K. Singh

New Delhi, Nov 15 -- Former Indian Army chief Gen. V.K. Singh, whose autobiography claims that a "very senior bureaucrat" in the PMO had orchestrated the row over his age, has said he does not know the name of the individual concerned.

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11/15/13
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Indian-Americans enhance political footprints in US

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Washington -- As part of a growing trend of political empowerment for the three million-strong Indian American community, five Indian-American candidates scored victories in Tuesday's US polls, with three of them becoming legislators in two states and two winning elections to local bodies.

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11/10/13
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Muslim pounds rock British economy

London/Mumbai --  Britain has more than 10,000 millionaires from the among 2.72 million Muslims who live and work in the country, contributing 31 billion pounds (Rs.3 trillion) to its economy, a new report says.

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11/08/13
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For Indians, tying the knot in Thailand less taxing

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Bangkok -- For Indians, getting married in Thailand is just less taxing.

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11/08/13
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New medical township in Kerala beckons foreign health tourists

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Kochi -- A medical township comprising nine superspeciality hospitals - offering the latest state-of-the-art technology to treat a host of diseases including cancer - is coming up in Kochi with an eye to promote Kerala as a top medical health tourism destination.

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11/08/13
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India spreads its wings in Asia-Pacific region

"India is so situated that it is the pivot of Western, Southern and Southeast Asia. Though not directly a Pacific state, India will invariably exercise an important influence there. India will also develop as the centre of economic and political activity in the Indian Ocean area in the Southeast Asia and right up to the Middle East."

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11/01/13
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Ramshackle and grand!

I finished reading “The Lowland” by Jhumpa Lahiri at 3.55 AM. To quote the author I could do it because  “ my mind is not occupied in directly caring for others”. 

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10/25/13
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Women romance with fast and gifts on Karwa Chauth

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New Delhi -- Tuesday was an important day for the married Hindu women in north India as they observed "Karwa Chauth", a day-long fast for the love and longevity of their husbands.

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10/24/13
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Delhi celebrates Eid-ul-Azha

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New Delhi -- Dressed in traditional fineries, Muslims across the capital on Oct 16 thronged the city's mosques to offer their prayers on the occasion of Eid-ul-Azha.

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10/23/13
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Hindus celebrate Navratri –festival of divine nine nights

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October 5th marked the commencement of Sharad Navratri in 2013. Sharad means “beginning of winter” and Navratri means “nine nights” in sanskrit.

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10/10/13
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