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President greets nation on Onam


August 28th, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday greeted the nation on the occasion of Onam, Kerala's harvest festival."On the joyous occasion of Onam, I offer my warm ... Read more...

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Salman inspires ‘Zilla Ghaziabad’ director to name son Tiger (Movie Snippets)


August 21st, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 21 (IANS) "Zilla Ghaziabad" director Anand Kumar has been blessed with a baby boy on Eid and he has named him Tiger. He says that his son's ... Read more...

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President, PM greet nation on Janmashtami


August 9th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Vice President M. Hamid Ansari Thursday greeted the nation on the eve of Janmashtami festival.In his ... Read more...

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Lakhs worship at Pandharpur Vithoba temple


June 30th, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Pandharpur (Maharashtra), June 30 (IANS) Lakhs of devotees Saturday worshipped the famous deity Vithoba, a manifestation of Lord Vishnu, at the temple town of Pandharpur.Vithoba is often depicted as a ... Read more...

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Apex court observations on Haj subsidy (Lead, superseding earlier story)


May 9th, 2012 - 1:38 am ICT by IANS
Key elements of the Supreme Court order Tuesday on removing the Haj subsidy in the next 10 years:* Economics of the pilgrimage - "This court has no claim to speak on ... Read more...

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Apex court observations on Haj subsidy


May 8th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Key elements of the Supreme Court order Tuesday on removing the Haj subsidy in the next 10 years:* Economics of the pilgrimage - "This court has no claim to speak on ... Read more...

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Zohra Sehgal still child like: Amitabh


April 26th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 26 (IANS) Theatre doyenne Zohra Sehgal turns 100 Friday and Amitabh Bachchan has wished her good health. Big B says he knows her since he was ... Read more...

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B-town tweets Happy Gudi Padwa, navratras


March 23rd, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 23 (IANS) Good luck, happiness, prosperity - Bollywood celebrities like Amitabh Bachchan, Madhuri Dixit and Riteish Deshmukh have wished all this and more to their friends on ... Read more...

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President greets nation on spring New Year


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Thursday greeted the people of the country on the new year festivals of Chaitra Sukladi, Ugadi, Gudi Padava, Cheti Chand, Navreh ... Read more...

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Pakistani daily intrigued at Gen. Singh moving court


February 13th, 2012 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 13 (IANS) It's intriguing to find the serving Indian Army chief going all the way to the court when "all he wanted was a one-year extension of his ... Read more...

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Kites, feasts, dancing mark Makar Sankranti celebrations (Roundup)


January 15th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) Flying colourful kites, eating piping hot dishes made of rice and jaggery, topped with dollops of ghee and cashew, braving the cold to bathe in ... Read more...

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Rajasthan invites diaspora youth to come visiting


January 9th, 2012 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 8 (IANS) Youth from the Indian diaspora will be invited to visit Rajasthan and know the state better, Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot announced Sunday.Addressing the inaugural session of ... Read more...

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President greets nation on Guru Nanak jayanti


November 9th, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Wednesday greeted the nation on the occasion of Guru Nanak jayanti, the birthday of Sikhism's founder Guru Nanak, which will be ... Read more...

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Zardari, Gilani greet nation on Eid-ul-Zuha


November 7th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 7 (IANS) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari and Prime Minister Yousuf Ali Zardari greeted the nation on the occasion of Eid-ul-Zuha Monday, urging the people to adopt values ... Read more...

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ANP leader, son killed in Pakistan


November 7th, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 7 (IANS) A leader of Pakistan's Awami National Party (ANP) was killed Monday along with his son and security guard while seven others were injured in a suicide ... Read more...

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Crowded markets, traffic jams on Dhanteras


October 24th, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Hundreds of shoppers thronged brightly-lit city markets Monday to make purchases on Dhanteras, considered an auspicious occasion to buy things like gold, utensils or household ... Read more...

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Kuttu atta leaves 60 in hospital in Panipat


September 29th, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 29 (IANS) Nearly 60 people have been hospitalised in Haryana's industrial city of Panipat after consuming kuttu atta (buckwheat flour), health officials said Thursday.Those affected since Wednesday were ... Read more...

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Pay hike for Maharashtra junior police, revenue officials


September 28th, 2011 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 28 (IANS) The auspicious occasion of Navratri has brought cheer to nearly 50,000 subordinate police and revenue officials of Maharashtra who have been given a significant pay hike.The ... Read more...

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Sachin Tendulkar moves into his ‘dream home’


September 28th, 2011 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 28 (IANS) Taking advantage of the auspicious occasion of the first day of the Navratri festival, cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar finally moved into his swank new 'dream ... Read more...

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Navratri begins with fervour in Uttar Pradesh


September 28th, 2011 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 28 (IANS) Amidst vedic chants and religious hymns, devotees here in Uttar Pradesh thronged the temples as Navratri - the nine-day festival dedicated to Goddess Durga - began ... Read more...

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Mahalaya invokes Goddess Durga, puja countdown begins


September 27th, 2011 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 27 (IANS) Many Bengalis woke up before the crack of dawn Tuesday for their annual tryst with Mahalaya, an auspicious occasion invoking mother Goddess Durga to descend on ... Read more...

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President, PM greet nation on Onam


September 8th, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Vice President Hamid Ansari Thursday greeted the nation on the occasion of Onam - Kerala's harvest ... Read more...

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Vice President greets nation on Raksha Bandhan


August 12th, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Vice President Hamid Ansari Friday greeted the nation on the eve of Raksha Bandhan, calling upon people to imbibe the ideals associated with the festival ... Read more...

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Four drown in Agra on Ganga Dashera


June 11th, 2011 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, June 11 (IANS) Four people, among them two minors, drowned in the Yamuna where they had gone for a bath on Ganga Dashera, celebrated in a big way in ... 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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PM greets nation on Mahavir Jayanti


April 15th, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday greeted the nation on the auspicious occasion of Mahavir Jayanti to be celebrated Saturday.In a message, the prime minister ... Read more...

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President, Vice President greet nation ahead of Mahavir Jayanti


April 15th, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 15 (ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patil and Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari have greeted the nation ahead of Mahavir Jayanti, which will be celebrated tomorrow.President Patil in her message ... Read more...

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President, PM greet nation on harvest festivals (Lead)


April 13th, 2011 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday greeted the nation on the occasion of Vaisakhi, Vishu and Bihu harvest festivals which will ... Read more...

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President, Vice President, PM greet nation on Ram Navami


April 12th, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 12 (ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patil, Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari and Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh have greeted the nation on the auspicious occasion of Ram Navami, ... Read more...

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President Patil greets people on Ram Navami


April 11th, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 11 (ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patil today greeted the people ahead of the auspicious occasion of Ram Navami, which will be celebrated tomorrow.In her message, President Patil said: ... Read more...

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President, vice president greet nation on Ram Navami


April 11th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil and Vice President Hamid Ansari Monday greeted the nation on the occasion of Ram Navami, which will be celebrated Tuesday.In her ... Read more...

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Hamid Ansari greets people on Ram Navami


April 11th, 2011 - 3:51 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 11 (ANI): Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari today greeted the people ahead of the auspicious occasion of Ram Navami, which will be celebrated tomorrow.In his message, he said: ... Read more...

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Harvest festival adds to World Cup joy in Maharashtra


April 4th, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 4 (IANS) Celebrations for the World Cup victory blended with gaiety over the harvest festival of Gudi Padwa, which marked the Maharashtrian New Year and was observed across ... Read more...

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