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KBC 8: Stays true to its message, wins hearts at Surat 12:45 Aug 04 2014 from Indian Television

MUMBAI: It was a night to remember for people in Surat who were entertained by none other than Amitabh Bachchan and Kapil Sharma. Sony Entertainment Television took its property, ‘Kaun Banega Crorepati’, out of its sets for the first time and created...


Rights bodies see red over custodial deaths in Meghalaya 06:29 May 29 2014 from DNA India

Human rights bodies have demanded an immediate judicial inquiry into two custodial deaths in Meghalaya within 15 days. The deaths were reported from state's Garo Hills. Lack of medical attention had allegedly caused the death of one Witson M Sangma i...


Meghalaya has highest percentage of voters opting for NOTA 12:57 May 16 2014 from DNA India

Meghalaya emerged with the highest percentage of voters who chose the NOTA option available with the EVMs introduced for the first time, an election official said today. As many as 2.8'% of the 10,80,845 voters pressed the NOTA button instead of the ...


Lets talk about love baby : An interview with bestselling author Ira Trivedi 12:23 May 09 2014 from DNA India

‘India in Love’ is a fresh look at the sexual revolution that is starting to sweep through urban India. Ira Trivedi travelled from Shillong in the northeast to Chennai in the south, Konark in the east to Mumbai in the west, and over a dozen other cit...


Nearly one-third Northeast poll candidates are millionaires 09:48 May 02 2014 from DNA India

Of the 232 candidates contesting for the 24 Lok Sabha seats in seven northeastern states, 71 are 'crorepatis' (multi-millionaires). "Moneyed men, influential people, celebrities, film stars are increasingly entering into the electoral politics in Ind...


India: India Finds Fishy Ways to Fight Malaria 01:07 Apr 25 2014 from Relief Web

Source: Inter Press Service Country: India By Stella Paul MANGALORE, Apr 25 2014 (IPS) - Thirteen-year-old Sampreeth Monteiro’s neighbours are suddenly taking his advice seriously. “Buy a Guppy fish, it will eat all the mosquito eggs in your house. Y...


The second phase of elections see over 69% turnout in Meghalaya 11:59 Apr 10 2014 from DNA India

Over 69% of Meghalaya's 15.67 lakh-strong electorate cast their votes for the two Lok Sabha seats in the mountainous northeastern state, an election official said Thursday. "The final figure of voting in Shillong and Tura constituencies was 69.03%," ...


Meghalaya records 53% polling 11:00 Apr 09 2014 from DNA India

Meghalaya on Wednesday recorded 53% polling till 3 pm, as voting took place at a brisk pace with people turning out in huge numbers to elect two Lok Sabha members from the state. "Around 53% of the 15,67,241 electors voted till 3 pm in Shillong and T...


Elephant scare, firing near Meghalaya booths 07:49 Apr 09 2014 from DNA India

Voting picked up Wednesday for the two Lok Sabha seats in Meghalaya, even as the of firing of blanks was reported near a polling centre and wild elephants disrupted officials from visiting two polling booths in the state. "Around 39% of the 15,67,241...