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Bangladesh presents Tagore memorabilia to Bengal universities


September 12th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 12 (IANS) Replicas of two boats associated with Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore were presented by Bangladesh Wednesday to two Indian universities.A Bangladeshi delegation, led by culture and information ... Read more...

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GJM wins absolute majority in GTA polls


July 13th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kalimpong (West Bengal), July 13 (IANS) As the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) secured an absolute majority in the proposed Darjeeling hills governing body Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) even before ... Read more...

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Montek to push for declaring tea as India’s national drink


April 21st, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 21 (IANS) Deputy Chairman of the Planning Commission Montek Singh Ahluwalia Saturday assured the tea planters in Assam that he will take up the issue of declaring tea ... Read more...

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Communists have no moral right to honour Netaji: Mamata


January 23rd, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 23 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday attacked the Left over Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, saying the communists who once had once questioned his nationalism ... Read more...

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A Festival of India set to charm Argentina


December 2nd, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Dec 2 (IANS) Argentine dancers performing Bharatanatyam and Odissi, recital of Rabindranath Tagore´s poems by an Argentine scholar, Indian food, films and a yoga show that will ... Read more...

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Pranab compliments CAG work, gets Joshi’s praise (Roundup)


November 16th, 2011 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Complimenting the role of the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) in putting checks and balances on the use of taxpayers' money, Finance Minister Pranab ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh anniversary event starts, Jogi boycotts


November 1st, 2011 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Nov 1 (IANS) Chhattisgarh Governor Shekhar Dutt Tuesday formally inaugurated a five-day state foundation anniversary celebration here, but former chief minister Ajit Jogi kept away.But several opposition leaders included ... Read more...

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Why lavish Chhattisgarh anniversary functions, asks Congress


October 31st, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Oct 31 (IANS) The Congress in Chhattisgarh Monday slammed the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government for "lengthy and lavish" state foundation anniversary functions in the wake of floods ... Read more...

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Next ‘Girls Aloud’ album will be different: Roberts


September 5th, 2011 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 5 (IANS) Girls Aloud star Nicola Roberts thinks that the next album from the girl band will be made ?differently?.The band, which split in 2009, consisted of members ... Read more...

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Marc Anthony says that “They’re saying I’m single”


July 18th, 2011 - 9:31 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Bogotá, July 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Marc Anthony was in Columbia where he performed his first concert since the news about the failure of his marriage. The 42-year-old performed at the Símon Bolívar ... Read more...

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Delhi NGOs to get Rs.96 lakh


July 8th, 2011 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) The Delhi government Friday sanctioned a total of Rs.96 lakh to a number of NGOs working in various fields.The amount was sanctioned Friday in Delhi ... Read more...

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Tagore birth anniversary celebration in Egypt


May 23rd, 2011 - 8:58 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, May 23 (IANS) The Indian embassy will organise a special function here May 28 to mark the 150th birth anniversary of India's Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore.It will be ... Read more...

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US TV documentary features Hindus and Sikhs


April 5th, 2011 - 11:05 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 5 (IANS) Hindus and Sikhs are featured prominently in a new PBS public television documentary "The Asian & Abrahamic Religions: A Divine Encounter in America" shown over 300 ... Read more...

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Cartier pays tribute to restored 1911 Rolls Royce (With Image)


March 15th, 2011 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) A painstakingly restored 1911 Rolls Royce Silver Ghost Dome Roof limousine - said to be the only one of its kind in India - won ... Read more...

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Oz envoy launches book to celebrate significant achievements of Indians Down Under


February 17th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 17(ANI): The Australian High Commissioner to India, Peter Varghese, and Human Resource Development Ministry Secretary Vibha Puri Das have launched "Endeavours of Excellence" - a major publication profiling Australian ... Read more...

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Coast Guard organizes anti-pollution walkathon in Chennai


January 8th, 2011 - 8:45 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Jan 8(ANI): The Coast Guard on Saturday organized a walkathon at the Marina Beach in Chennai to spread awareness about increasing pollution in the environment.Around 2,000 people participated in the ... Read more...

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Lyle Lovett Joins Ben Donenberg’s Staging Of ‘Much Ado About Nothing’


December 9th, 2010 - 8:06 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Lovett, who has written a number of new songs for the play, will be seen only in the production starting December 10th. The organizers informed about his inclusion today saying that ... Read more...

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Maoists blow up police post in Orissa


December 3rd, 2010 - 11:15 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Dec 3 (IANS) Maoists blew up a police post in Orissa's Keonjhar district during the weeklong anniversary celebration of their military wing, People's Liberation of Guerilla Army (PLGA), police said Friday.About ... Read more...

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Documentary on Tagore’s East Bengal roots


October 26th, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Oct 26 (IANS) A documentary that traces the roots of India's Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore in then East Bengal, now Bangladesh, will be released simultaneously in both countries as part of ... Read more...

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Hello Kitty wrapper for Smart Cars creates a buzz


October 25th, 2010 - 9:07 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, Oct 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) If you love your Smart car and a Hello Kitty wrapper, then you have it all in one.This is because Sanrio as part of ... Read more...

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Zoom Celebrates Sixth Anniversary


September 20th, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 20, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Zoom TV, one of the leading entertainment and lifestyle news channel, is celebrating its sixth anniversary with much fanfare. In 2004, the channel was launched as ... Read more...

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Ashok Kumar’s Birth Anniversary Celebration Planned With Several Events


September 3rd, 2010 - 12:41 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 3, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Veteran actor Ashok Kumar's birth centenary falls on 13th October, 2011 and the Bollywood industry has geared up to celebrate it with multiple events.Ashok Kumar is considered to ... Read more...

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Anderson earns $18,000 for a club appearance


August 23rd, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 23 (IANS) Former "Baywatch" star Pamela Anderson took home $18,000 for making a public appearance at a club here. Anderson received the money just for sipping a drink in the VIP ... Read more...

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Lockerbie victims’ kin describe Megrahi release anniversary celebration a “kick in the face”


August 16th, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 16 (ANI): Relatives of those killed in the 1988 Lockerbie bombing, has hit out at plans to organise a 'national party' in Libya to celebrate the first anniversary of ... Read more...

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Porsche searches for oldest vehicle to celebrate 60th anniversary


August 14th, 2010 - 2:27 am ICT by BNO News
ATLANTA, GEORGIA (BNO NEWS) -- Porsche Cars North America on Friday announced that it will be launching a national search to find the oldest Porsche in order to celebrate its 60th anniversary.As ... Read more...

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Regulatory body for auto industry soon


August 11th, 2010 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) A specialised body for regulating the auto industry will soon be set up for sustainable growth of the sector, union Minister for Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises ... Read more...

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Rare, Black And White Photos Of Elvis Found


July 3rd, 2010 - 8:12 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 3, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): This year marks the 75th birth anniversary of Elvis Presley, affectionately known as the ‘King’. Tributes have already started pouring in and some ... 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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Rare Elvis Photos Found in His Father’s Files, Now In Graceland Display


July 2nd, 2010 - 10:33 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
July 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Rare photographs of the legendary “King of Rock and Roll” were recently found in the many files which belonged to his father, and are now on display ... Read more...

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Cambodian PM contracts swine flu


June 30th, 2010 - 9:50 am ICT by IANS
Phnom Penh, June 30 (DPA) Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen and five other government officials have contracted the A(H1N1) virus, also known as swine flu, the ministry of health said. Minister of Health ... Read more...

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Darling Of The Conservatives, Sarah Palin, Protests About Student ‘Dumpster Divers’


June 28th, 2010 - 2:09 am ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 27, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Former Governor of Alaska, Sarah Palin, discharged disparagement on Friday in the direction of California's attorney general and others, who have generated queries and cast ... Read more...

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Sarah Palin Refers Students As “Dumpster Divers”, Ridicules Jerry Brown


June 27th, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Turlock, June 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sarah Palin triggered criticisms at the Attorney General of California and his band of followers who had raised fingers about her visit to a cash-strapped ... Read more...

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Lopez, Anthony renew vows at anniversary party


June 7th, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 7 (IANS) Jennifer Lopez and her husband Marc Anthony renewed their marriage vows on their sixth wedding anniversary. The "Wedding Planner" star celebrated six years of marriage with a ... Read more...

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Art Linkletter, famous television host, dies at age 97


May 27th, 2010 - 2:48 am ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK CITY (BNO NEWS) – Art Linkletter, a television host famous for his children’s shows, died on Wednesday at the age of 97.No official cause of death has been given at ... Read more...

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‘Mumbai police better equipped to handle terror attacks’


April 25th, 2010 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 24 (IANS) The Mumbai police is now better equipped and feels more confident of tackling any terror attacks in the future, its chief said here Saturday "We will surely be ... Read more...

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