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16-year-old refuses to accept her child marriage


April 23rd, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 23 (IANS) She was married off when she was only an infant yet, but coming of age the 16-year-old Rajasthani girl now wants that marriage annulled and freedom ... Read more...

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Band baaja baarat on Delhi streets Tuesday


April 23rd, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Come Tuesday, all roads in the capital will turn into one huge marriage procession. Delhi residents, be prepared for blaring music and traffic snarls as ... Read more...

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Six percent discount on gold coins on Akshaya Tritiya


April 23rd, 2012 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) India Post is offering a six percent discount on gold coins on the occasion of Akshaya Tritiya across its 31 designated post offices in the ... Read more...

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Gold traders on Akshaya Tritiya high


April 23rd, 2012 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 23 (IANS) Jewellery makers and gold traders are expecting good business this Akshaya Tritiya compared to last year as sales have picked up before the auspicious day ... Read more...

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Six Rajasthan officials injured trying to stop child marriages


April 21st, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 21 (IANS) At least six police and administration officials were injured when they were attacked by a group of villagers who were carrying out child marriages in Rajasthan's ... Read more...

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30 child marriages prevented in Rajasthan


April 16th, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 16 (IANS) Thirty child marriages were prevented by the police and the administration in Rajasthan's Banswara district Sunday and Monday, officers said.Police said the child marriages were to ... Read more...

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Rajasthan cracks down on child marriages


March 31st, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, March 31 (IANS) In an effort to prevent child marriages, the administration of Bharatpur district in Rajasthan has made it mandatory for the date of birth of the groom ... Read more...

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Cheer for buyers as gold prices dip on Akshaya Tritiya (Roundup)


May 6th, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) Buyers in India were greeted by a pleasant surprise Friday as prices of gold that had been rising steadily in the past, fell by around ... Read more...

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Gold prices dip an added draw to Akshaya Tritiya buyers (Lead)


May 6th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) Friday saw gold rush in Delhi, with buyers thronging jewellery shops after prices of the precious metal dipped by around Rs.500 per 10 gm, ... Read more...

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Slip in gold prices an added incentive to buyers this Akshaya Tritiya


May 6th, 2011 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) There was a huge rush for gold Friday, with buyers thronging jewellery shops after prices of the precious metal dipped by around Rs.500 per 10 ... Read more...

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Delhi heads for a day of weddings Friday


May 4th, 2011 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Within days of the royal wedding of Britain's Prince Williams and Kate Middleton that attracted global audience, Delhi will have its own wedding moments Friday ... Read more...

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First wife dead, teenager was about to be married again


April 26th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 26 (IANS) While preventing a teenaged boy from marrying a minor girl, the Rajasthan authorities stumbled upon the fact that he had already been married once earlier and ... Read more...

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Rajasthan to foil child marriages


April 17th, 2011 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 17 (IANS) The Rajasthan government has asked district authorities to prevent child marriages held on the Hindu religious day of Akshaya Tritiya (Akha Teej) May 6, an official ... Read more...

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Child marriage prevented in Rajasthan


April 6th, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 6 (IANS) A child marriage between a seven-year-old boy and a five-year-old girl, scheduled for April 12, was prevented after city police intervened and got restraining orders against ... Read more...

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Special trade at stock exchanges Akshaya Tritiya


May 16th, 2010 - 10:43 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, May 16 (ANI): Due to Hindu festival Akshaya Tritiya, considered auspicious for buying gold, the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) and the National Stock Exchange (NSE) kept a special window open for ... Read more...

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Akshaya Tritiya observed by holy dip at Allahabad


May 16th, 2010 - 8:34 pm ICT by ANI
Allahabad, May 16 (ANI): Hundreds of devotees took a holy dip at the Sangam, confluence of the holy rivers, Ganges and Yamuna, here on the occasion of Akshaya Tritiya.Akshaya Tritiya, is the ... Read more...

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Delhi braces for 20,000 marriages on Sunday


May 15th, 2010 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) For Ritika and Vishal, tying the knot on the auspicious occasion of Akshaya Tritiya Sunday was a troublesome affair as hunting for a venue, a caterer and ... Read more...

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Gold prices soar ahead of Akshaya Tritiya


May 13th, 2010 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 13 (IANS) Gold prices rose to Rs.18,350 per 10 grams ahead of Akshaya Tritiya Sunday that will kick-start the great Indian wedding season and spur demand for the yellow metal. ... Read more...

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‘MMTC to import 200 tonnes Gold this fiscal’


May 8th, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by ANI
By Damanjeet KohliNew Delhi, May 8 (ANI): MMTC's Chairman and Managing Director Sanjiv Batra on Friday said that the MMTC Ltd, which is the country's top gold importer, is likely to import ... Read more...

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Gold sale up 14 percent on Akshaya Tritiya


April 30th, 2009 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 30 (IANS) Gold sales across the country zoomed 14 percent in value terms April 27, this year's Akshaya Tritiya, compared to the auspicious day last year, the World Gold Council ... Read more...

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Gold retains its glitter on Akshaya Tritiya (Lead)


April 27th, 2009 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai/Chennai, April 27 (IANS) Despite the high cost of the yellow metal and the slowdown, people bought gold jewellery in large numbers Monday on Akshaya Tritiya, considered an auspicious day in ... Read more...

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Woman killed in Vrindavan temple stampede


April 27th, 2009 - 3:57 pm ICT by ANI
Vrindavan (Uttar Pradesh), Apr 27 (ANI): One woman was killed and another injured in a stampede at the Bankey Bihari Temple here on Monday.According to police, the incident occurred when a ... Read more...

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People in Kerala begin buying gold on Akshaya Tritiya


April 27th, 2009 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 27 (IANS) People began buying gold jewellery from Monday morning here on the occasion of Akshaya Tritiya, considered an auspicious day in the Hindu calendar for buying long-term assets like ... Read more...

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Orissa girl sacrificed for good harvest


April 27th, 2009 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 27 (IANS) A 10-year-old girl in an Orissa village was beheaded by her grandfather, who believed that sowing seeds mixed with her blood would yield a bumper crop, police said ... Read more...

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Jewellers in Karnataka gear up for Akshaya Tritiya


April 26th, 2009 - 9:20 pm ICT by ANI
By SwetaBangalore, Apr 26 (ANI): Despite the global meltdown, demand for gold has shot up as goldsmiths and jewellers in Karnataka have been stocking the yellow metal in anticipation of bountiful returns ... Read more...

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MMTC to import white sugar from Brazil in May


April 21st, 2009 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) State-run Minerals and Metals Trading Corp (MMTC) hopes to finalise a contract to import white sugar by the first week of May and expects the cargo to ... Read more...

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MMTC opens retail chain for gold, diamond jewellery (Lead)


April 21st, 2009 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Minerals and Metals Trading Corp (MMTC), tying up with jewellery house Gitanjali Group, Tuesday announced the launch of its retail chain across the country to sell ... Read more...

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Devotes take a holy dip in Ganges on ‘Akshaya Tritiya’ in Allahabad


May 7th, 2008 - 5:28 pm ICT by admin
Allahabad, May 7 (ANI): Devotees in Allahabad take a holy dip in the river Ganges on the occasion of 'Akshaya Tritiya' (Gold festival) today.Akshay Tritiya, the third day of the lunar ... Read more...

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Minerals and Metals to organise exhibition during Akshaya Tritiya


May 2nd, 2008 - 6:49 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) The state-owned Minerals and Metals Trading Corp (MMTC) announced Friday that it would organise an exhibition of its products during the Akshaya Tritiya festival next week in ... Read more...

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