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Norway- perfect place for horror movie makers

Norway- perfect place for horror movie makers

Updated: Jul 15, 2017 18:21 IST     

New Delhi [India], July 15 (ANI): Norwegian landscapes are well known for their beauty, providing sites to aspiring film makers. Last year, Norway witnessed 23 percent increase in travel bookings from India which according to the State Secretary Dilek Ayhan, Norwegian Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries could have been a result of the Bollywood blockbuster 'Shivam', which included scenes from the Atlantic Road and the Geiranger Fjord.
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Meghalaya emphasizes on vocational training for women

Updated: Jul 14, 2017 19:19 IST      

Meghalaya [India], July 14 (ANI): In the search of "Ache Din" the Centre recently introduced many schemes and plans with the aim of skill development. The Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojna is one such scheme, launched in 2015 by the Ministry of Skill Development with the focus of encouraging millions of youth all across the country to develop their skills.

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'Sawan'- Holiest month of the year begins

Updated: Jul 10, 2017 10:51 IST      

New Delhi [India], July 10 (ANI): The holiest month of the year 'Sawan' begins today, with devotees across the nation offering prayers to 'Lord Shiva' on the month's first Monday.

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Hyderabad crying out for more shelter homes

Updated: Jul 07, 2017 17:58 IST      

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], July 7 (ANI): The city of Hyderabad is crying out for more shelter homes for the homeless.

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Remembering Charkha's Founder, Sanjoy Ghose

Updated: Jul 05, 2017 12:06 IST       By: Sujata Raghavan

New Delhi [India], July 5 (ANI): In the year 1980, a young man graduated from Elphinstone a leading college in Bombay (now Mumbai) with stars in his eyes.

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J&K: Govt. organises 'kisan mela' to boost agriculture

Updated: Jul 05, 2017 11:31 IST      

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], July 5 (ANI): The Jammu and Kashmir government (J&K) organised mega machinery 'cum seed festival' to benefit the farmers, and boost the overall agricultural sector of valley in Srinagar on Tuesday.

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J&K: Sufi celebrates message of 'love' through poetry contest

Updated: Jul 02, 2017 15:35 IST      

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], July 2 (ANI): The Sufi organization in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) organised a poetry competition at a local school here, to create awareness about humanity, brotherhood and the teachings of Prophet Mohammad through Islamic poetry.

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Guwahati (Assam) [India], June 30 (ANI): The Kamakhya temple in Guwahati recently reopened for people to celebrate the Ambubachi Mela 2017.

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Tripura Muslims pray for world peace ahead of Eid

Updated: Jun 26, 2017 16:11 IST      

Agartala (Tripura) [India], June 26 (ANI): Thousands of Muslims gathered at the Gedu Mia Mosque at Tripura's Agartala on the eve of Eid-Ul-Fitr to offer morning prayers to mark the end of Ramadan.

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Yoga gaining popularity in Nagaland

Updated: Jun 26, 2017 13:18 IST      

Dimapur (Nagaland) [India], June 26 (ANI): When International Yoga Day was first observed in Nagaland, a Christian-dominated state in the North East, there were not many takers of the art of healthy living as a fitness art.

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Telangana's little sailors get into armed forces

Updated: Jun 21, 2017 01:13 IST      

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], June 21 (ANI): India is a basket full of young talents which is proven everyday by stories from all over the nation.

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Rajkot: Women, children to create record in 'Aqua yoga'

Updated: Jun 20, 2017 19:36 IST      

Rajkot (Gujarat) [India] June 20 (ANI): Ahead of the International Day of Yoga celebrations on June 21, over 1,000 children and women will take part in 'Aqua yoga' to create a new record here.

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New Delhi [India], June 18 (ANI): With the increasing anticipation around the cricket duel between India and Pakistan, the clash is no longer seen as just another cricket match; it is has transformed into a sign of patriotism-a moment that sees no barriers in terms of caste creed or religion.

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Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], June 15(ANI): Telangana weightlifters Budumuru Rajeswari and Boddepalli Rajya Laxmi clinched gold medals in the 14th International Women Weightlifting Grand Prix event in Nagold, Germany.

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Varsity in TN to offer free education to transgenders

Updated: Jun 15, 2017 17:29 IST      

Tamil Nadu [India], June 15 (ANI): The Tamil Nadu Government has announced free education for the transgender community in all the colleges of state's Manonmaniam Sundaranar University.

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Kashmir: Doctor gives wings to writer in her

Updated: Jun 14, 2017 15:42 IST      

Srinagar (Kashmir) [India], June 14 (ANI): A 30-year-old pathologist, Saba Shafi, gave wings to her creativity and launched her first novel 'Leaves from Kashmir'.

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Hyderabad garage owner makes two-wheeler ambulance for poor

Updated: Jun 13, 2017 18:17 IST      

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India] June 13 (ANI): There are many who cannot afford an ambulance service due to poverty and lately we have seen people carrying dead bodies on their shoulders, walking for kilometers.

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Ancient sundial stands silently in front of Macca Masjid

Updated: Jun 12, 2017 22:05 IST      

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], June 12 (ANI): Very few people are aware of the existence of ancient Sun Clock at the Macca Masjid. This is because its historic importance has not been highlighted anywhere.

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Muzaffarnagar (Uttar Pradesh) [India], June 12 (ANI): In an incident which can surprise one and all, a calf born with a deformed human face is being hailed as a reincarnation of Lord Vishnu-Gokaran by the people in Muzaffarnagar District of Uttar Pradesh.

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Chinese Consul General praises Dragon boat race held in Kolkata

Updated: Jun 11, 2017 22:06 IST      

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], June 11 (ANI): The Dragon Boat Festival- 2017, with dragon boat racing on actual 'Dragon Boats' was held in Kolkata Today.

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