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Urdu Ki Kamna

There could be a Kamna or desire in many hearts to keep the candle of Urdu alight in India, but there are few who take actual task of spreading the message of the language across the country. Noted socialite Kamna Prasad is among the few Urdu lovers who is not only associated with this beautiful..

Eunuchs in Delhi to get pension

NEW DELHI: The Municipal Corporation Of Delhi (MCD) has brought some good news for third gender of the human being. It has announced a monthly pension scheme for eunuchs livening in its area . According to a notification by the MCD, the agency will pay Rs 1,000 as pension to eunuchs all ..

Naga girls caught in trafficking racket

KOHIMA: Church leaders in Nagaland fear an organized racket is operating in northeastern India to lure young women into prostitution in other parts of the country.

Police in Goa, western India, recently rescued six Nagaland women and four from Mizoram from a local beauty parlor. They also ..

Women mull impact of live-in ruling

NEW DELHI: Women in India are unsure whether to welcome or not a court ruling on their rights in a live-relationship.

The Supreme Court on Oct. 21 ruled that a woman can only claim maintenance in such a relationship if the man and woman have been living together for some time are seen by society ..

Mother Express delights visitors in New Delhi

NEW DELHI: The special train exhibiting the life-long journey of the Blessed Teresa which has been delighting visitors across India arrived here on Thursday.

The “Mother Express,” part of the centenary celebration of the nun by the Indian railways, had already visited 12 stations before reaching ..

Govt for Affordable House for All

By Yasmin Bano/ NEW DELHI: The government of India has launched a new scheme for providing interest subsidy on housing urban poor. The Interest Subsidy Scheme for Housing the Urban Poor (ISHUP) is meant
to make the housing affordable and within the repaying capacity of Economically Weaker ..

Child mortality rate drops

NEW YORK: The latest United Nations under-five mortality estimates were released today by UNICEF and they show continued progress in reducing the number of children who don’t live to see their fifth birthdays. According to these estimates, the total number of under-five deaths decreased globally..

The coolness of kakolat

In the scorching summer of Bihar, there is a cool place called kakolat hill. The panoramic waterfall here not only chills out the visitors but also convey them the great historical and mythological significance of the place.

Situated near Govindpur some 33 km..

Children in flooded Pakistan go to school

RAHIM YAR KHAN (PUNJAB): Millions of children have been devastated by the disastrous floods in Pakistan. They have lost homes and possessions and have been forced to relocate to temporary accommodations. But the crisis has also brought opportunity.

Nehru Boat Race: Prez praises Kerala beauty

ALAPPUZHA (Kerala): (AMN) President Pratibha patil on Saturday said that boat race was a reflection of the enthusiasm for sporting activities of the people of Kerala. Inaugurating 58th Nehru Trophy Boat Race here president said that the Nehru Boat Race..

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Policy for Eco-tourism will provide livelihood to local communities

AMN / NEW DELHI GOVERNMENT OF INDIA has prepared a policy for Eco-tourism in forest and wildlife areas, which ...

Living index: Pune best city to live in, Delhi ranks at 65

The survey was conducted on 111 cities in the country. Chennai has been ranked 14 and while New Delhi stands a ...

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