125th anniversary

Van Persie’s wonder goal takes Asrenal to top 4


December 11th, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 11 (IANS) Robin van Persie hit a sensational volley to gift Arsenal a 1-0 victory over Everton on their 125th anniversary in the Premier League.The Dutch striker ... Read more...

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Stella McCartney to make tennis dress


June 16th, 2011 - 6:07 am ICT by IANS
London, June 16 (IANS) Fashion designer Stella McCartney will customise dress for female tennis stars to celebrate the 125th anniversary of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships.The British designer has tied up ... Read more...

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Fergie to launch 2nd fragrance with Avon


April 8th, 2011 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 08 (ANI): Fergie, whose debut fragrance broke sales records for Avon last year, is set to launch her second perfume 'Outspoken Intense'.The Black Eyed Peas singer announced plans to launch ... Read more...

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Delhi to host Congress plenary session for first time in 32 years


December 18th, 2010 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 18 (ANI): Delhi will play host to the All India Congress Committee (AICC) plenary session for the first time in 32 years from December 19.The three-day plenary ... Read more...

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Delhi to host Congress plenary after 32 years


December 17th, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) Delhi will play host to the All India Congress Committee (AICC) plenary session for the first time in 32 years. While it will be the 83rd session ... Read more...

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Post office, food courts, tented township - all set for Congress plenary


December 15th, 2010 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
By Prashant Sood New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) Food courts resembling airport hangars, a conference hall large enough for a sprint race, rows of neatly laid out tents and even a post ... Read more...

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Delhi readies to host its sixth Congress plenary


December 12th, 2010 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
By George Joseph New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) For the sixth time - and the third time after Independence - the national capital will host the plenary session of the All ... Read more...

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Sonia proclaims ‘zero tolerance’ to corruption


November 25th, 2010 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Allahabad, Nov 25 (IANS) Proclaiming "zero tolerance" to corruption, Congress president Sonia Gandhi said here Thursday that her party always believed in dealing with the menace with a heavy hand.She was ... Read more...

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Andhra to name district after Indira Gandhi


November 18th, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 18 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh will rename Medak district, some 50 km from here, after former prime minister Indira Gandhi, Chief Minister K. Rosaiah said Thursday. The new name of ... Read more...

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RSS involved in terror activities: Congress


November 2nd, 2010 - 4:20 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 2 (ANI): Pledging to fight communal and terrorist elements, the Congress on Tuesday accused the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and its sister organisations of being involved in terrorist activities"Recent ... Read more...

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Sonia Gandhi silent on Maharashtra housing scam, CWG


November 2nd, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 2 (ANI): Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday steered clear of two raging controversies- the financial irregularities in the Commonwealth Games and the alleged involvement of Maharashtra Chief ... Read more...

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AICC meet begins in Delhi


November 2nd, 2010 - 12:02 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 2 (ANI): The All India Congress Committee is meeting here today in the shadow of the Adarsh housing scam and the Commonwealth Games mess.The meeting held at ... Read more...

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Make Congress the party of future in Tamil Nadu: Sonia


October 9th, 2010 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Tiruchirappalli (Tamil Nadu), Oct 9 (IANS) Signalling that the Congress is going to be a tough negotiator for seats in the Tamil Nadu assembly elections, party president Sonia Gandhi Saturday urged ... Read more...

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Ayodhya verdict does not condone Babri razing: Congress (Second Lead)


October 5th, 2010 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) The Congress Tuesday said the Ayodhya verdict "in no way condones" the "shameful and criminal" demolition of the Babri mosque in 1992 and welcomed efforts to ... Read more...

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Congress defers zonal conferences


September 14th, 2010 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) The Congress has deferred its zonal conferences in the north and east to mark the 125th anniversary of the party "due to rains", a party official ... Read more...

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Rahul to restart Uttar Pradesh march Oct 2


August 14th, 2010 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 14 (IANS) After a lull, Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi is all set to launch the second phase of his "Mission 2012", aimed at revival of the party in ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh to address IIT Kanpur’s annual convocation


July 3rd, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh), July 3 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh, will visit Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur city on Saturday to address the 42nd annual convocation of Indian Institute of Technology ... Read more...

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Kerala to host Congress’ south regional conference


May 13th, 2010 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) Kerala's state Congress unit chief Ramesh Chennithala said Wednesday that the party will host its southern regional conference in October. The Kerala conference will be one of ... Read more...

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Jinnah, Savarkar equally responsible for partition: Aiyar


April 24th, 2010 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Rajya Sabha MP Mani Shankar Aiyar Saturday held Pakistan's founder Mohammad Ali Jinnah and Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) leader Vinayak Damodar 'Veer' Savarkar equally responsible for ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi makes his presence felt in Mayawati’s bastion on ‘Ambedkar Jayanti’


April 15th, 2010 - 12:17 am ICT by ANI
Ambedkarnagar (Uttar Pradesh), April 14 (ANI): Even as Bahujan Samaj Party and Uttar Pradesh chief minister Mayawati seems to be trying her best to downplay Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi's style ... Read more...

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Rahul to pay tribute to Ambedkar pic not statue in Mayawati land


April 14th, 2010 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
By Sharat Pradhan Ambedkarnagar (Uttar Pradesh), April 14 (IANS) Denied permission to garland a statue of B.R. Ambedkar in this town named after him, Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi has opted to ... Read more...

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Congress, BSP rallies in Ambedkar Nagar Wednesday


April 13th, 2010 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 13 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh's ruling Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) and the Congress both are holding rallies in the state's Ambedkar Nagar town on Bhimrao Ambedkar's birth anniversary Wednesday. Though the ... Read more...

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Barack talks me through stressful time: Michelle Obama


April 8th, 2010 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 8 (IANS) Her husband may be president, but US First lady Michelle Obama says she's the one who gets stressed at the White House and often turns to her ... Read more...

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BJP criticises Aiyar’s nomination to Rajya Sabha


March 19th, 2010 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday criticised the nomination of former union minister Mani Shankar Aiyar to the Rajya Sabha, saying he was an active Congressman. BJP ... Read more...

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Passing women’s bill realisation of Rajiv’s vision: Sonia (Lead)


March 12th, 2010 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) Congress chief Sonia Gandhi Friday said the passage of the women's reservation bill in parliament would be the realisation of her late husband and former prime ... Read more...

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Rajiv Gandhi’s vision was to pass women’s bill in parliament: Sonia


March 12th, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) Congress chief Sonia Gandhi Friday said the passage of the women's reservation bill in parliament would be the realisation of her late husband and former prime ... Read more...

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Sonia Gandhi inaugurates Shillong’s NEIGRIHMS


March 5th, 2010 - 6:40 pm ICT by ANI
Shillong (Meghalaya), Mar 5 (ANI): Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Friday inaugurated the 'North East Indira Gandhi Regional Institute for Medical Sciences' (NEIGRIHMS) in Shillong.During her one-day visit; Gandhi is scheduled ... Read more...

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Queen, Tracey Emin, Barbara Windsor among ‘ladies of today’


February 15th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 15 (ANI): Tracey Emin, EastEnders star Barbara Windsor and the Queen are some of the women who have made it to a list honouring the 'ladies of today'.Celebrating its 125th ... Read more...

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Eukanuba Dog Show Aired On Animal Planet


February 7th, 2010 - 8:57 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Feb 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The 9th annual AKC/Eukaneba National Championship aired on Animal Planet and Discovery Channel on February 6, 2010 at 8p.m. (ET/PT). The show of this year had ... Read more...

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A Priyanka Gandhi calendar that is available online


January 14th, 2010 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) It is a New Year calendar on Priyanka Gandhi Vadra - capturing her in various moods and colourful saris as she connects with voters in Uttar ... Read more...

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Now a number three in the cabinet hierarchy? (Capital Buzz)


January 10th, 2010 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee is certainly the number two in the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) cabinet and takes charge whenever Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is away. ... Read more...

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Congress at 125 - defied doomsayers to reach commanding heights (Comment)


January 2nd, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
By Amulya Ganguli In the Congress's centenary year in 1985, Rajiv Gandhi delivered his famous "brokers of power" speech in Mumbai, castigating the party for converting a "mass movement into a feudal ... Read more...

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Congress honours freedom fighters on its foundation day


December 29th, 2009 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 29 (IANS) Nearly 200 freedom fighters were honoured Tuesday by the Congress' Uttar Pradesh unit chief Rita Bahuguna Joshi to mark the 125th anniversary of the party's foundation. Joshi presented shawls ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi not present at Congress function


December 28th, 2009 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) The Congress launched its year-long 125th anniversary celebrations here Monday, and the theme was 'Building the Future on the Foundation of the Past', but the party's ... Read more...

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Sonia omits Rao as she praises Congress PMs on anniversary (Roundup)


December 28th, 2009 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Monday made it a point to ignore P.V. Narasimha Rao as she lavished praise on all the prime ministers it has produced ... Read more...

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