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2008-08-06 09:00:37

"Lost in Uttar Pradesh: New and Selected Stories," by Evan S. Connell (Counterpoint, $27) ___ Evan S. Connell, now in his 80s, has written classic novels ("Mrs. Bridge,""Mr.

2008-07-18 00:00:25

By Saurabh Sinha NEW DELHI: This could figure as one of the most cost-effective ways of enlisting MPs' support to help save the UPA government in next week's trust vote. The Centre has hastily dusted and revived an old proposal to rename Lucknow airport as Chaudhary Charan Singh Airport.

2008-06-20 12:00:40

Energtek, a company involved in the development of adsorbed natural gas technology, has signed a memorandum of understanding with a natural gas distribution company in Uttar Pradesh, India.

2006-07-10 03:12:11

LUCKNOW, India (Reuters) - Monsoon rains have inundated large parts of Uttar Pradesh state in India, and 21 people were killed in drownings, house collapses and lightning strikes over the weekend, officials said on Monday.

2006-04-10 13:16:25

By Surojit Gupta and Kamil Zaheer NEW DELHI (Reuters) - At least 51 people died and 100 were injured on Monday when a huge fire broke out at a crowded consumer electronics fair in the northern Indian city of Meerut and the death toll could rise further, officials said.

2006-04-05 05:07:56

LUCKNOW, India (Reuters) - Indian police have arrested six Islamic militants, including a cleric who helped plan bomb blasts in the Hindu holy city of Varanasi last month which left 18 people dead and dozens wounded.

2006-03-09 03:00:31

By Sharat Pradhan VARANASI, India (Reuters) - The northern Indian city of Varanasi showcased its standing as one of the country's most vibrant pilgrimage centers on Thursday, two days after bomb blasts killed 15 people and triggered protests.

2006-03-08 06:39:04

By Sharat Pradhan VARANASI, India (Reuters) - India's ancient holy city of Varanasi shut down on Wednesday in a protest against bomb blasts in a Hindu temple and a railway station which killed 15 people, but there was no sectarian backlash.

2006-03-08 01:24:48

By Sharat Pradhan VARANASI, India (Reuters) - Armed police in India mounted vigil in Varanasi and Hindu groups called for a strike but the streets of the ancient holy city where bomb blasts killed 15 people were calm on Wednesday despite fears of a backlash.

2006-03-07 21:30:00

Armed police mounted vigil at temples and public places across India on Wednesday and leaders appealed for calm as Hindu groups called for a strike in a northern state to protest against bomb blasts that killed 15.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.