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Using condoms to make sarees & Horlicks to feed cattle: How business decisions ...Economic TimesAround a decade ago, doctors in Varanasi finally discovered why free condoms being distributed for family planning had suddenly become so popular. They were being used to make the city's most famous export, the Banarsi saree. The condoms are reversed ...and more »
Maoist ultra held with huge weaponryTimes of IndiaVARANASI: The Mirzapur police arrested a dreaded Maoist ultra, Vinod Kharwar, from Chunagadhi hill in Sarauda forests on Thursday. They also recovered a self-loading rifle, a double-barrel gun, two grenades and several live cartridges from his ...and more »
3 die in mishapsTimes of IndiaVARANASI: Three persons including a woman were killed in two separate road mishaps in Ghazipur and Bhadohi districts. According to reports, in a late night incident on Wednesday, two persons died in Naisadak area under Saidpur police station limits in ...and more »
Formal start to Premchand memorial and research centreTimes of IndiaVARANASI: The city is all set to host the three-day Munshi Premchand Lamhi Mahotsava-2011 from Friday. While the festival will feature a series of cultural activities to mark the birth anniversary of the great Hindi novelist, it will also witness the ...
Gangster of Belwa village arrestedTimes of IndiaVARANASI: The district police arrested a wanted gangster, also the gram pradhan of Belwa village, Sujit Singh on Thursday. They also foiled the bid of his supporters to block the road and stage a demonstration in protest against his arrest. ...
Schools to play role in saving Ganga dolphinsTimes of IndiaVARANASI: Now the schools in UP, Bihar, Assam and West Bengal would spread awareness about protecting the Ganga dolphins which are on the verge of extinction. Ganga dolphin is a freshwater mammal which has been declared as the national aquatic animal. ...
Deccan Herald10-km rule runs over another cop in Uttar PradeshHindustan TimesAnisuzzma, 36, was posted in Varanasi. The condition of three others — Harishanker Dubey, Chandrabhan Yadav and Sanjay Rai — is critical. Anisuzzma's death was the third in the country since the 10-km run was introduced following the recommendation ...Policeman dies during physical ability test, 10 faint in UPTimes of IndiaPoliceman dies, 10 hospitalised after physical testDaijiworld.comPolice personnel dies during physical ability testIBNLive.comall 11 news articles »
The HinduVaranasi has been exporting badges for longTimes of IndiaVARANASI: The 'death badge' of the Justiciar Knight Anders Behring Breivik, the Norwegian bomber, brought Varanasi in limelight just because the sample of badge was designed and supplied by a local firm. However, the millennia-old city that is world ...Breivik badge was Varanasi company's last orderHindustan TimesNorway attacker's remote Varanasi connectionNDTV.comVaranasi weaver sold badges to Norwegian suspectDeccan HeraldDaily Pioneer -The Hindu -Indian Expressall 28 news articles »
VARANASI: The 'death badge' of the Justiciar Knight Anders Behring Breivik, the Norwegian bomber, brought Varanasi in limelight just because the sample of badge was designed and supplied by a local firm. However, the millennia-old city that is world famo
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Awareness can check spread of hepatitis B, C: ExpertsTimes of IndiaVARANASI: Spreading awareness about hepatitis B and C remains a big challenge for health experts in the region. World Hepatitis Day (WHD), which is observed annually on July 28, is one such occasion when health authorities across the world hold special ...and more »
Varanasi: Norway's mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik, whose bombing and shooting spree in Oslo left atleast 76 people dead, has a remote Indian connection. The combat badges of the 32-year-old's militant outfit were supplied by a weaver in Varanasi.
Image: Anders Behring Breivik was dressed as a policeman during his shooting spree and (inset) the insignia
The recent terror attack in Norway that left 76 people dead in Oslo has a remote link with a temple town located thous
SamayLiveVaranasi, Hindutva link in Norway mass murderer's manifestoStar NewsNot only Breivik's combat symbol -- the badge of the Justiciar Knight -- hails originally from Varanasi and his 1500-page manifesto, titled '2083: A European Declaration of Independence' -- mentions India and Hindutva on more than 102 pages. ...Norwegian mass killer's manifesto hails HindutvaThe Hinduall 57 news articles »
ALLAHABAD: In a joint operation, special operation group and Varanasi police arrested two notorious robbers, who were involved in looting cash after breaking an ATM machine near Balson crossing in Allahabad on July 20.
Acting on a tip off, a joint team
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VARANASI: A sudden increase of 1.340 metre in the water level of the Ganga has been recorded in Varanasi in the past 24 hours while this increase was 1.480 metre in Mirzapur during this period. The Ganga also continued to swell in Ghazipur and Ballia. Bu
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Varanasi and Raghu Rai, it is a date with time, and it travels decades in flashback. Now Harper Collins has released this magnum opus with pictures that spell the elegiac elusiveness of the city and Raghu’s eyes that distill and probe for hidden embers o
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Satguru Ravidass Maharaj's 634th Birth Anniversary celebration (Varanasi, India) For more information on Shri Guru Ravidass Janam Asthan Mandir Seer Govardhanpur, Varanasi (UP) Visit: www.gururavidassguruji.com
a short movie shot in India showing everyday life on the river ganges in Varanasi
Preview of Tsimko's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: www.travelpod.com This blog preview was made by TravelPod using the TripAdvisor™ TripWow slideshow creator. Entry from: Varanasi, India Entry Title: "Varanasi & Bodhgaya" Entry: "Night train to Varanasi was comfy...
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Karan Singh elected BHU chancellor for third timePress Trust of IndiaVaranasi, Jun 24 (PTI) Dr Karan Singh was today unanimously elected as Chancellor of the Banaras Hindu University (BHU) for the third time. ...Karan Singh elected BHU chancellor for 3rd timeTimes of Indiaall 3 news articles »
From 2011, city to get min 20-hr power supplyTimes of IndiaVARANASI: UP energy minister Ramveer Upadhyaya promised a minimum of 20-hour uninterrupted power supply to Varanasi by 2011 summer. ...and more »
Unregulated traffic main problemTimes of IndiaVARANASI: The traffic composition of Varanasi varies with area. Traffic in the city comprises motorised and non-motorised vehicles. ...DM seeks public help to manage chaos on roadsTimes of Indiaall 4 news articles »
VNN spares dilapidated buildingsTimes of IndiaVARANASI: It may be hard to believe but it takes Varanasi Nagar Nigam (VNN) more than three years to demolish an old and dilapidated building even though it ...Rains will test strength of these buildingsTimes of Indiaall 4 news articles »
City eases as temperatures dropTimes of IndiaVARANASI: A brief spell of showers in most parts of the city gave respite from sultry conditions on Thursday, even as overcast conditions made the weather ...and more »
Delay in monsoon multiplying farmers worriesTimes of IndiaVARANASI: The delay in the monsoon has increased the problems of the farmers in this part of the state. The monsoon was scheduled to arrive by June 15, ...and more »
India TalkiesIn Holy Varanasi, Get frogs married, pray for rain !OneindiaVaranasi, June 24 (ANI): Following a delayed monsoon, locals in holy city of Varanasi organised the mythical marriage of frogs to please the rain gods on ...Frog wedding in India to please Hindu rain godsKSDKall 10 news articles »
Mobile towers being 'captured' by mafia [Varanasi] [Times of India]TMCnet(Times of India Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) VARANASI: Around 28 mobile towers have been captured by musclemen in Ghazipur district, 20 towers in Jaunpur, ...
Drains remain as dirty while VNN pats backTimes of IndiaVARANASI: At a time when monsoon is expected any day now, state of cleanliness in city is abysmally poor. A visit to just one colony, Ravindrapuri-- and ...DM orders cross-checkTimes of Indiaall 4 news articles »
Mobile towers being 'captured' by mafiaTimes of IndiaVARANASI: Around 28 mobile towers have been captured by musclemen in Ghazipur district, 20 towers in Jaunpur, 12 in Azamgarh, nine in Varanasi, ...and more »
...envisaging setting up of a mega sewage treatment plant, renovation of ghats and other steps for cleaning river Ganga in Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh. The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) chaired by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today approved the project...
www.youtube.com Miss Tibet talent show on 5th June at TIPA hall at Dharamsala. This short video took by Sogshod Dhargye Tenzin Norzom crowned Miss Tibet www.phayul.com www.khabdha.org www.phayul.com By Phurbu Thinley Dharamsala, June 5: First phase of a three-day Miss Tibet beauty pageant competition kickstarted with a swimsuit round at a local swimming pool here yesterday afternoon. (from L to R) Yangchen Metok, 19, from Dharamsala, Tenzin Norzom 23, from Varanasi, Rinchen Choden, 25, from Bangalore, Tenzin Namchoe, 22, from Bangalore pose during swimsuit round at Funky Town in Dharamsala, India, Friday, June 4, 2010. The four contenders will vie for this year's Tibetan beauty title to be decided on the 'Grand Finale' night on June 6. (Photo: Exile Lens) The competition started with four contestants performing a ramp show in swimwear around a mini swimming pool located at a picturesque local on the lap of Dhauladhar mountain range. The participants contested for 40 points judged by two jury members 10 points each for their figure, skin, posture and poise. A large public enthusiasts turned up to watch, what has been described by many in the exile Tibetan community as the "most daring" part of the beauty pageant. A strong media presence, however, dominated the scene of the competition round. Scores from six more competition rounds in the next two days will add up to decide the final crowning of this year's Tibetan beauty on the grand finale night on Sunday at the Tibetan ...
...of L-1 institute, said in an elated tone, ‘We are very happy with the students’ response. We have the highest success rate in Varanasi. It took us four years to reach the top spot. Besides, we are the only coaching institute to practice...
Varanasi, June 5: The increasing frequency of attacks by some rogue bulls in Varanasi has forced the temple town's Railway authorities to remove them from the Railway station premises.
The authorities have received a number of complaints
...hrs whereas 0128 departs from Varanasi at 19:50 hrs every Thursday. The train will run till June 24. Train no. 0155/0156, LTT-Varanasi, is a bi-weekly (unreserved special) which will run till June 30. 0155 runs from LTT on Tuesday and Thursday and 0156 departs...
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Varanasi must-see part of IndiaComox Valley RecordPhotos by Lisa Graham VARANASI, INDIA — “It is best you keep your mouth shut, ma'am … there will be many people asking, so is best you no talk. ...
Residents resort to violence in AwadhpuriTimes of IndiaVARANASI: A sub divisional officer (SDO) and an executive engineer (Ex En) of power department were ALLEGEDLY manhandled by irate residents of Awadhpuri ...
BHU prof receives grant for research projectTimes of IndiaVARANASI: Prof VK Srivastava, department of mechanical engineering, Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University, has received a grant for the ...
In 20 days, UP don acquitted in 5 cases as witnesses turn hostileExpressindia.comThe don is currently in Varanasi Central Jail, facing 17 cases in which he has been accused of heinous crimes, including several murders, ...and more »
Criminal carrying reward shot deadPress Trust of IndiaVaranasi, Sep 10 (PTI) A hard core criminal wanted in over three dozen criminal cases including murder and attempt to murder was shot dead by a joint team ...Wanted criminal shot dead in Uttar PradeshGaea Timesall 9 news articles »
Girl crushed to death at Varanasi, police man at MirzapurSamayLiveVaranasi, Sep 10 A young girl was crushed to death in a road mishap, at Sindhaura Bazar here, while a policeman was killed in nearby Ahraura area in ...and more »
Twenty-year-old youth hangs himself at VaranasiPress Trust of IndiaVaranasi, Sep 10 (PTI) A 21-year-old youth allegedly hanged himself to death from a tree at Izari village in Jaunpur district, 60 kilometres from here last ...
HC summons former Varanasi IGs, DIGs in contempt caseTimes of IndiaThereafter the MLA wrote a letter to DIG, Varanasi for suspending him. In pursuance of the MLA's letter, the SP, Chandauli immediately placed him under ...
The HinduA tribute to the founder of modern Varanasi - James Prinsep (With ...Thaindian.comNew Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) The story of Varanasi or Benares is synonymous with the life of artist-engineer-architect and visionary James Prinsep, ...A new ghat storyThe HinduRevised volume of Prinsep's book on Benares releasedZee Newsall 9 news articles »
Eight secondary schools blacklisted in VaranasiPress Trust of IndiaVaranasi, Sep 8 (PTI) The UP Madhyamik Shiksha Parishad has blacklisted eight secondary schools in Varanasi district on the basis of the conduct of board ...and more »