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Sunday, March 27, 2005
Holi celebrated with gaiety on the border
RS PURA, MARCH 26. For soldiers guarding the frontiers Saturday was a special day. They celebrated the festival of colours with gaiety, spraying coloured water on one another. Holi, which marks the end of winter in the region, was as normal here ...
Perfect weather, natural colours
NEW DELHI, MARCH 26. Adding colour to their lives, Delhiites today celebrated the festival of colours with traditional fervour. While some preferred to keep the celebrations low key, most took advantage of the perfect weather and decided to ...
India, Pakistan urged to end ``proxy war'' in Kashmir
NEW DELHI, MARCH 26. The Jammu and Kashmir Council for Human Rights (JKCHR) has urged India and Pakistan to end their ``proxy politics and proxy war'' in the State and allow the people living under the three administrations to have three ...
Mirwaiz welcomes bus service
SRINAGAR, MARCH 26. The chairman of a faction of the All-Parties Hurriyat Conference, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, has described the confidence-building measures between India and Pakistan such as the Srinagar-Muzaffarabad bus service a good step. This ...
"Open access policy may boost wind-power generation"
CHENNAI, MARCH 26. Deregulation of the energy industry will provide a huge impetus for the growth of wind energy, according to Jami Hussein, Technical Adviser for the Indian Wind Energy Association. Wind energy is already the world's fastest ...
Cricket should not be mixed with politics: Pranab
KOLKATA, MARCH 26. Cricket should not be mixed with politics, the Defence Minister, Pranab Mukherjee, said here today in connection with the proposed visit of the Pakistan President, Pervez Musharraf. Gen. Musharraf is expected in New Delhi on ...
Captive breeding planned for saving Tibetan antelope
JAMMU, MARCH 26. In an attempt to save Tibetan antelopes in the cold desert of Ladakh, the Jammu and Kashmir Government is planning captive breeding of the endangered species. The population of the Tibetan antelopes, which seasonally migrate to ...
U.N.'s effort to promote health of mother and child
NEW DELHI, MARCH 26. Every minute a woman dies from complications in pregnancy and childbirth resulting in 1,400 maternal deaths everyday and more than half a million deaths every year. Pregnancy and childbirth are one of the leading causes of ...
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