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  • India's infant mortality rate dips July 17, 2014

    New Delhi: India has seen a dip in its infant mortality and fertility rates, official figures released on Thursday showed. The infant mortality rate in India has declined from 47 per 100,000 live births in 2010 to 42 in 2012, according to the National Health Profile, 2013. The National Health Profile,...
  • Gold jewellery import dips 80 pc from Thailand in 201314 July 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Amid concerns over the certificate of origin issue, import of gold jewellery from Thailand has dipped by 80.7 per cent to Rs 100.46 crore (351 kg) in 201314, Parliament was informed on Friday. "Since 201112, import of gold jewellery from Thailand has come down," Commerce and Industry Minister...
  • Photos: Clad in a green 'lungi', a shirtless Arvind Kejriwal takes a dip in the Ganga at Varanasi March 25, 2014

    Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday took a dip in the Ganga at Varanasi. The banks were lined with people who gathered there to see him take a dip. The former Delhi CM sought blessing ahead of the referendum on his candidature. "Taking on Modi is not a...
  • At 0.1 degrees Celsius, Taj city records its coldest night January 4, 2014

    Agra recorded its coldest night at 0.1 degrees Celsius on Friday, the weather officials in Lucknow said, adding the Taj city was the coldest in Uttar Pradesh. "Today (Saturday) there is a cloud cover, but last (Friday) night it was cold as hell," said insurance agent Sudhir Gupta who was returning...
  • FTN: What is the relevance of the Kumbh Mela in modern society? January 15, 2013

    The world's largest gathering of people, the 55day Kumbh congregation, began in Allahabad on Monday with tens of thousands of devotees, led by ashsmeared Naga ascetics, taking a dip at the holy confluence of three rivers. ...
  • 5 lakh take holy dip at Gangasagar on Makar Sankranti January 14, 2013

    Sagar Islands: Around 5 lakh pilgrims on Monday took a holy dip at Gangasagar, the confluence of Ganga with Bay of Bengal, on the occasion of Makar Sankranti. Calcutta High Court Chief Justice Arun Mishra along with relatives and West Bengal Industries Minister Partho Chatterjee and his family also took...
  • Maha Kumbh Mela: Naga sadhus lead festivities January 14, 2013

    Allahabad: The world's largest gathering of people, the 55day Kumbh congregation, began in Allahabad on Monday with tens of thousands of devotees, led by ashsmeared Naga ascetics, taking a dip at the holy confluence of three rivers the Ganges, the Yamuna and the mythical Saraswati. Held in this Uttar Pradesh...
  • Allahabad: Maha Kumbh Mela to begin tomorrow January 13, 2013

    Allahabad: The biggest human gathering will congregate at Uttar Pradesh's Allahabad city to participate in the greatest show on earth Maha Kumbh Mela. A whopping one crore people are estimated to take a dip on Monday in the confluence of three holy rivers the Ganges, the Yamuna and...
  • Opening Ceremony London 2012: US may dip flag July 27, 2012

    London: The United States may break with a controversial tradition and dip its flag to Britain's leaders at the opening ceremony of the London Olympics, US Olympic Committee (USOC) CEO Scott Blackmun said on Thursday. "We've talked a little bit about that and you never know what is going to happen,"...
  • Boy drives into canal with two naked girls February 8, 2011

    Melbourne: Australian policemen were startled on learning that a car carrying a teenaged boy along with two naked girls plunged into canal. The car plunged Monday night into a Port Geographe canal, near Busselton, after an apparent lark backfired, the Perth Now daily reported. All the three teens, including the 18yearold male...
  • Maha Kumbh: Has the God industry destroyed spirituality? January 14, 2010

    The Maha Kumbh mela begins from January 14 in Haridwar. The Kumbh is noted for its spectacular religiosity and massive crowds. Over 30 million people are supposed to have gathered for the Maha Kumbh in 2001. The Kumbh, also noted for its Orientalist imagery levitating yogis, naked naga babas, snake charmers,...
  • Mahakumbh Mela begins January 14, 2010

    Haridwar: To the resonating sound of Vedic hymns, conch shells, cymbals and temple bells, the first snan, or holy dip, of the Mahakumbh Mela at Haridwar began in the early hours of January 14, the day when India celebrated the Makara Sankranti. Thousands of pilgrims from India, and across the...
  • Watch: People bare all for skinnydipping event in US July 13, 2009

    People in South Georgia, US tries to create an unusual record by organizing a skinny dipping event at a Lake. People from all over turned up and had a splash of a time. Take a look ...
  • Sensex dips to below 11k | Dos and don'ts to save you October 8, 2008

    Mumbai: The Bombay Stock Exchange benchmark Sensex plunged by over 680 points in early trade today following melting global stock markets on deepening worldwide financial crisis. The 30share index, which had lost nearly 1,360 points in the last three sessions, plummeted by 682.82 points at 11,012.42 due to heavy selloff by...
  • SEBI now raising money for infrastructure projects January 10, 2008

    Mumbai: Everyone is doing it bit to improve infrastructure, even stock market regulator SEBI. India's infrastructure need over the next few years comes to a staggering $500 billion and the need has become urgent enough for regulators like SEBI to take serious steps to facilitate capital raising for large infrastructure projects. Sources...
  • Thrissur temple welcomes rains June 26, 2007

    Thrissur: Though the rains continue to wreak havoc across Kerala, there is still some monsoon magic left in Thrissur. It is during this time of the year that the main deity at a temple in Thrissur takes its holy dip. The Thanikkudam Bhagavathi Temple in the Thrissur district may look like...
  • Sensex dips 320 pts amid profit booking April 27, 2007

    Mumbai: Heavy profit booking ahead of a threeday holiday abruptly cut the fivesession winning streak of the stock market on Friday, pushing the benchmark Sensex down by 320 points despite outstanding Q4 earnings from Reliance Industries. The markets ended near the lowest point of the day. All of Asia also ended...