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Midnight tryst with peace - on India-Pakistan (Lead)


August 15th, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), Aug 15 (IANS) As the midnight hour approached, Indians and Pakistanis faced each other across the border holding candles to reinforce the spirit of harmony and shared heritage ... Read more...

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Midnight tryst with peace - on India-Pakistan border


August 15th, 2012 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), Aug 15 (IANS) As the midnight hour approached, Indians and Pakistanis faced each other across the border holding candles to reinforce the spirit of harmony and shared heritage ... Read more...

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Vandemataram, tabla debuts at Beating Retreat


January 29th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) It's a ceremony that blends Indian and Western marches. But what the 2012 edition of Beating Retreat will be distinctly remembered for will be ... Read more...

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Three Metro stations to be closed Sunday


January 28th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Three Metro stations in the vicinity of Parliament House will be closed for a few hours and services partially curtailed on two lines ... Read more...

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Fusion music to debut at Beating Retreat


January 28th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) For the first time, fusion music will be part of the Beating Retreat ceremony at Vijay Chowk Sunday, marking the culmination of the 63rd ... Read more...

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20 Afghan children enjoy Republic Day


January 26th, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) Around 20 children from war-ravaged Afghanistan Thursday thoroughly enjoyed India's colourful Republic Day parade here as they witnessed the colourful show as the government's special ... Read more...

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BSF camel band to enthral R-Day parade


January 24th, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Playing bugles and trumpets in tune with the tinkling bells of their camels, the big moustachioed and royally dressed Border Security Force (BSF) troopers ... Read more...

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Metro services to be curtailed on R-Day


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) Delhi Metro services will be partially curtailed during the Republic Day parade Thursday and the beating retreat ceremony Jan 29, an official said.Train schedules of ... Read more...

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Ticket sales begin for Republic Day Parade


January 9th, 2012 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Sale of tickets for the Republic Day Parade and Beating Retreat ceremony in the capital began Monday.While tickets of reserved seats are available at Rs.300 ... Read more...

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Sweety and the Arab Revolution: A satire


February 26th, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.26 (ANI): This Arab revolution better be over soon or else it is going to play havoc with my summer travel plans. The Dubai Shopping Festival is also coming up. ... Read more...

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Jamia Millia Islamia to flag off cycle rally


February 26th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) The Jamia Millia Islamia will flag off its annual cycle rally from the Indo-Pak border Monday that will reach the capital March 8, a statement here said.The ... Read more...

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Beating Retreat weaves soul-stirring musical evening (Lead)


January 29th, 2011 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) It is very rare when a show of lights and sounds penetrates the body and also leaves one bristling with patriotism. The Beating Retreat ceremony at ... Read more...

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Sonia witnesses Beating Retreat


January 29th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi, who has recovered from a bout of flu, was among the VVIPs who witnessed the Beating Retreat ceremony at the Vijay Chowk ... Read more...

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Beating Retreat martial tunes enthral


January 29th, 2011 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) Indian military bands enthralled guests with scintillating martial tunes at the Beating Retreat ceremony at Vijay Chowk in central Delhi Saturday evening, bringing to an end the ... Read more...

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Two new Indian tunes at Beating Retreat this year


January 27th, 2011 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) Two new Indian compositions will Saturday enthrall guests at this year's Beating Retreat ceremony here marking the end of the 62nd Republic Day festivities.To be played ... Read more...

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Metro to curtail services for Republic Day, Beating retreat


January 24th, 2011 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Delhi Metro's services will be partially curtailed Wednesday and Jan 29 as some key stations will remain closed due to Republic Day and Beating Retreat ceremonies, an ... Read more...

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Magnificent ceremony brings curtains down on 2010 C’wealth Games in Delhi


October 14th, 2010 - 11:26 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.14 (ANI): If India's rich and diverse culture was at a grand display at the opening ceremony, a magnificent, energetic and youthful ceremony awaited the audience at the closing ... Read more...

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Stirring military musical treat at CWG closing ceremony (Second Lead)


October 14th, 2010 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Bands from the Indian armed forces captivated the audience with their repertoire of rousing marches at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium Thursday as the curtain was brought down ... Read more...

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Military bands enchant at CWG closing ceremony


October 14th, 2010 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Bands from the Indian armed forces captivated the audience with their poignant and lilting music at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium Thursday as the curtain was brought down ... Read more...

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Enthralling Army forces’ band adds patriotic fervour to CWG closing ceremony


October 14th, 2010 - 9:12 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.14 (ANI): The Armed Forces' band brought patriotic fervour among the crowd, as it played Saare Jahaan Se Acha and other new tracks here on Thursday.It included all the three ... Read more...

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Enthralling Army band adds patriotic fervour to CWG closing ceremony


October 14th, 2010 - 9:07 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.14 (ANI): The Army band brought patriotic fervour among the crowd, as it played Saare Jahaan Se Acha and other new tracks here on Thursday.The 10-minute performance by the Army ... Read more...

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Female BSF guards to be part of ‘Beating the Retreat’ ceremony at Wagah border


July 23rd, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
Wagah (Punjab), July 23 (ANI): The female constables posted with the Border Security Force (BSF) would participate in 'Beating the Retreat' ceremony at the International Border post at Wagah in Punjab.They have ... Read more...

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Beating Retreat brings the curtain down on Republic Day 2010 celebrations


January 29th, 2010 - 9:09 pm ICT by ANI
By Ashok DixitNew Delhi, Jan 29(ANI): Beating Retreat, a centuries old military tradition dating back to the days when troops disengaged from battle at sunset, brought an end to the Republic ... Read more...

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Soul-stirring Beating Retreat ends Republic Day celebrations (Lead)


January 29th, 2010 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) The backdrop was magnificent, the music soul-stirring, the bandsmen impeccably turned out and the balmy weather just perfect after days of bone-chilling cold as the Beating ... Read more...

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Beating Retreat ends Republic Day celebrations


January 29th, 2010 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) The Beating Retreat ceremony Friday concluded India's 61st Republic Day celebrations as some 1,000 bandsmen drawn from the three services held the audience enthralled for more ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro to partially curtail services Jan 26, 29


January 24th, 2010 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) The services of Delhi Metro will be partially curtailed during Republic Day parade and Beating Retreat ceremony, officials said Sunday. "Train schedules of Line 2 (Central Secretariat to ... Read more...

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Sadqi border check-post overflows with patriotism during Beating Retreat ceremony


October 6th, 2009 - 6:56 pm ICT by ANI
By Avtar GillSadqi Border (Punjab), Oct 6(ANI): Thousands of people from across India and even abroad come to Punjab to witness the Beating Retreat ceremonies held at the Sadqi joint check-post at ... Read more...

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Homage paid to the Kargil martyrs in Drass


July 26th, 2009 - 11:36 pm ICT by ANI
By Parvez ButtDrass (Kargil), July 26 (ANI): The Kargil martyrs were paid homage at the Drass War Memorial on Sunday on the occasion of 10th anniversary of Kargil War.Officers and jawans, ... Read more...

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Drass hills lit up as Kargil victory celebrations end


July 26th, 2009 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Drass (Jammu and Kashmir), July 26 (IANS) The hills of Drass in Jammu and Kashmir were lit up Sunday night climaxing a spectacular ceremony held here to mark the 10th anniversary ... Read more...

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Two rocket shells fired on Punjab village from Pakistan side


July 5th, 2009 - 10:00 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinDhande Village (Punjab), July 5 (ANI): Two rocket shells were fired from across the border into Punjab's Dhande village on Saturday night.The rocket shells fell in the paddy ... Read more...

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No Beating Retreat this Jan 29


January 29th, 2009 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) Beating Retreat, the annual colourful military musical extravaganza, was not held Thursday as the nation mourned the death of former president R. Venkataraman -- this was only ... Read more...

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Beating Retreat ceremony cancelled


January 27th, 2009 - 11:13 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan.27 (ANI): The government on Tuesday called off the annual Beating Retreat and Prime Ministers NCC Rally following the death of former President Ramaswamy Venkataraman. In view of the ... Read more...

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Former president R. Venkataraman dead (Lead)


January 27th, 2009 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) Former president R. Venkataraman, who ushered in the country's first coalition government in 1989, died here Tuesday after a prolonged illness, officials said. He was 98.Venkataraman breathed ... Read more...

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Beating Retreat cancelled after Venkataraman death (Lead)


January 27th, 2009 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) For the second time in the history of India, the annual Beating Retreat ceremony, the grand finale to the Republic Day celebrations, was called-off Tuesday following the ... Read more...

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Beating Retreat cancelled after former president’s death


January 27th, 2009 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) The annual ceremony of Beating Retreat, the grand finale to the Republic Day celebrations, has been called off following the demise of former president R. Venkataraman, defence ... Read more...

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