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Mahatma comes alive through Pancham Singh’s TV serial


September 11th, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 11 (IANS) Producer Pancham Singh is bringing Mahatma Gandhi's journey through an over 300-part television series and Vivan Gandhi, the great great grandson of the apostle of non-violence, ... Read more...

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Apostle St. Philip’s tomb found in Turkey


July 27th, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Istanbul, July 27 (IANS) The tomb of Saint Philip, one of the 12 apostles of Jesus Christ, has been discovered in Turkey, the Anatolia news agency reported Wednesday.The discovery was ... Read more...

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Nepal sacrifices over 700 animals on Buddha birth anniversary


May 17th, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 17 (IANS) As Nepal's government awarded the first international award constituted to honour Gautam Buddha, the apostle of peace and non-violence, and peace rallies countrywide celebrated the icon's ... Read more...

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Lady Gaga ’shock tactics’ in new song Judas upsets Catholic leaders


April 17th, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 17 (ANI): Lady Gaga's new single 'Judas' has sparked an outrage among the Catholic faithful.The singer, 25, takes on the Bible in the forthcoming music video for the single, in ... Read more...

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President, PM greet nation on Guru Nanak Jayanti (Lead)


November 20th, 2010 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil, Vice President Hamid Ansari and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday greeted the nation on the eve of the birthday of Guru Nanak, the ... Read more...

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Obama calls Mahatma Gandhi a hero


November 6th, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 6 (IANS) Mahatma Gandhi is a "hero not just to India but to the world", US President Barack Obama said Saturday after visiting the Mani Bhavan where the apostle ... Read more...

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Online campaign to canonise Goan origin priest


September 16th, 2010 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
By Mayabhushan Nagvenkar Panaji, Sep 16 (IANS) Back then, when the world travelled on horseback instead of motor cars, and hawks were used to take messages across, the canonisation of Catholic saints was ... Read more...

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Farrah Fawcett faces snub at the ‘in memoriam’ segment of the 82nd Academy Awards


March 9th, 2010 - 1:45 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Beverly Hills, Mar 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The ‘Charlie’s Angel’ star Farrah Fawcett had died in June 2009, at the age of 62 years. She was also a reputed TV actress and ... Read more...

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Rajkot students recall Gandhi’s teachings on his death anniversary


January 30th, 2010 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
Rajkot, Jan 30 (ANI): Over thousands of students in Rajkot staged a mass rally on the eve of Mahatma Gandhi's death anniversary and propagated his teachings pertaining to non-violence and humanism.Father ... Read more...

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Vice President greets people on Guruparab


November 1st, 2009 - 6:43 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 1(ANI): Vice President Hamid Ansari on Sunday greeted the people on the auspicious occasion of Guruparab, the birthday of Guru Nanak Devji.In his message, Ansari said: "I convey ... Read more...

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Getting close to the Mahatma - on his 140th birth anniversary


October 2nd, 2009 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) As India celebrated 140 years Friday since the birth of Mahatma Gandhi, hundreds of children and adults flocked to various sites associated with him to remember the ... Read more...

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Women panchayat members take oath as Ahimsa messengers


October 1st, 2009 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) When Radha Devi first decided to fight panchayat elections four years ago, she was threatened by the elected representative in her area, a man. But undeterred, Radha ... Read more...

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Mahatma Gandhi’s autobiography still a bestseller


October 1st, 2009 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
By Shweta Srinivasan New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) It has been 140 years since the birth of Mahatma Gandhi. And his autobiography continues to be a bestseller with annual sales of 200,000 ... Read more...

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Living up to the Mahatma’s image, the American way (With Images)


October 1st, 2009 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma Chandigarh, Oct 1 (IANS) US President Barack Obama may be longing for a dinner date with Mahatma Gandhi, but two of his own countrymen are living shades of the ... Read more...

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Congress asks Mayawati to apologise for remarks on Gandhi


June 17th, 2009 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday demanded an apology from Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati for making "derogratory" remarks that Mahatma was a "natakbaaz" (a fake). "The remarks made ... Read more...

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Gandhi relics should be a medium to spread the message: Gandhi Museum director


March 5th, 2009 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) The auction of Mahatma Gandhi's relics in New York is legitimate as long as it is used to spread his teaching and not for commercial gain, says ... Read more...

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Nirmala Deshpandes ashes to be immersed near Sukkur


May 16th, 2008 - 1:24 pm ICT by admin
Karachi, May 15 (ANI): The ashes of Indian peace activist Nirmala Deshpande will be immersed in the Indus River near Sukkur on Saturday. According to the Dawn, a Pakistan peace coalition delegation ... Read more...

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200 devotees to decide place of Nirmala Deshpandes ashes immersion in Pak


May 7th, 2008 - 12:15 pm ICT by admin
Karachi, May 7 (ANI): The spot for immersing the ashes of Gandhian icon Nirrmala Deshpande in Pakistan is yet to be decided, and nearly 200 peace activists and devotees of the ... Read more...

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Counting the Gandhi blessings, six decades on


April 1st, 2008 - 10:30 am ICT by admin
By Minu Jain Sixty years after he died, Mahatma Gandhi lives on in India. Not just in the many roads and institutions named after him, not just in the many speeches deifying him ... Read more...

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Gujarat adopts Gandhigiri to reform traffic violators


January 5th, 2008 - 3:17 pm ICT by admin
Rajkot (Gujarat), Jan 5 (ANI): Traffic cops in Gujarat took to novel policing by handing out roses to the violators in a bid to stir their conscience. The move is inspired by a ... Read more...

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Blair is like St Paul, says Roman Catholic priest


December 25th, 2007 - 1:28 pm ICT by admin
London, Dec.25 (ANI): A Roman Catholic priest, who was instrumental in guiding Tony Blair on his path to Rome, has compared the former British Prime Minister to St Paul. Canon Timothy Russ, ... Read more...

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The Gospel of Judas new translation terms him a “demon”


December 22nd, 2007 - 1:58 pm ICT by admin
Washington, December 22 (ANI): A new translation of the recently revealed Gospel of Judas suggests that Judas Iscariot was not only a traitor but as a demon also.The new interpretation contrasts ... Read more...

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