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Lucknow, 28th Oct (IANS): Ever seen the Taj Mahal from 3,000 feet above and from a distance of just 500 metres? Well, this could be your lifetime chance as the Uttar Pradesh Tourism Department is hosting a hot air balloon festival in the vicinity of the monument November 14-16.
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His detractors call him the "Buddhist Bin Laden".
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It is extraordinary how quickly we believe smart slogans.
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New Delhi, 25th Oct (IANS): As the 3rd India Africa Forum Summit begins with preparatory meetings on Monday, IANS presents some key facts and figures about a continent that is not only one of the fastest growing regions of the world but one that is economically, culturally and linguistically diverse and is keen to engage more with India: - Africa is 10 times the size of India - Africa comprises 54 independent nations, the newest being South Sudan, which was carved out of Sudan - Africa's population is 1.
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Panaji, 24th Oct (IANS): A sudden ripple cuts through the still water and a dazzling flash of silver bounces off the hooked but wet and wriggling fish's flank in the sparkling sun.
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