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Pranab visits Belur Math


June 24th, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Belur (West Bengal), June 24 (IANS) UPA presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee Sunday visited Belur Math, the headquarters of the Ramkrishna Mission, and offered prayers.Clad in a white kurta, dhoti ... Read more...

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Pranab appeals to undecided parties to support him (Lead)


June 22nd, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 22 (IANS) Union Finance Minister and United Progressive Alliance presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee, who arrived here Friday night to a tumultuous welcome, appealed to parties who are ... Read more...

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Pranab receives tumultuous welcome on arrival in Kolkata


June 22nd, 2012 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 22 (IANS) Union Finance Minister and United Progressive Alliance presidential nominee Pranab Mukherjee arrived in the city Friday night to a tumultuous welcome by Congress workers.Mukherjee, who ... Read more...

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India on World Heritage Committee for 4 years


November 11th, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) India has been elected to the World Heritage Committee, getting the second highest number of votes after Japan in the election in Paris Nov 7, ... Read more...

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Ramakrishna Mission vice president dead


October 20th, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 20 (IANS) Ramakrishna Math and Mission (RKM) vice president Swami Prameyananda passed away Thursday following respiratory complications. He was 79."Our beloved Swamiji passed away today (Thursday) at 8.25 ... Read more...

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Thousands watch Kumari worship at Belur Math


October 4th, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 4 (IANS) Thousands of devotees from all over the country and abroad watched 'Kumari Puja' or the worship of a prepubescent girl on Mahashtami Tuesday at Belur Math ... Read more...

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Ramakrishna Paramahansa’s 175th birth anniversary celebrated


March 6th, 2011 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 6 (IANS) Lakhs of people from across the country thronged Belur Math - the global headquarters of Ramakrishna Math and Ramakrishna Mission - in adjacent Howrah district Sunday ... Read more...

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Sea of humanity throngs Bengal streets on Mahashtami (Lead)


October 15th, 2010 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 15 (IANS) Thousands of devotees thronged Belur Math to witness 'kumari puja' (worship of a pre-pubescent girl) or flocked to Durga Puja pandals across West Bengal Friday to offer 'anjali' ... Read more...

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Durga Puja reaches its peak with Mahashtami


October 15th, 2010 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 15 (IANS) Thousands of devotees thronged Durga Puja pandals across the city Friday to participate in the 'anjali' or special prayers amid the beats of the traditional dhak drums on ... Read more...

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Mamata lays foundation stone of Kolkata Metro extension


January 2nd, 2010 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kamarhati (West Bengal), Jan 2 (IANS) Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday laid the foundation stone of a Rs.600 crore Kolkata Metro railway extension project from Dum Dum to Dakshineswar in the ... Read more...

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Ramakrishna Mission monk dead


October 18th, 2009 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 18 (IANS) Senior monk of the Ramakrishna Math and Mission Swami Ashaktananda breathed his last at a city private nursing home here Sunday following a cardiac attack. Ashaktananda, 78, was secretary ... Read more...

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Durga Puja reaches a peak with Kumari worship


September 26th, 2009 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 26 (IANS) Thousands of devotees congregated at Belur Math, the global headquarters of the Ramakrishna Math and Mission, to watch 'Kumari Puja' or the worship of a pre-puberscent girl, as ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh institutes awards for social service, culture


September 18th, 2009 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Sep 18 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh government has instituted five national awards for social service and achievements in academic and cultural fields, state Culture and Public Relations Minister Laxmikant Sharma announced ... Read more...

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Pravrajika Shraddhaprana Mataji passes away


February 3rd, 2009 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 3 (IANS) Sri Sarada Math and Ramakrishna Sarada Mission president Pravrajika Shraddhaprana Mataji died at Dakshineswar Tuesday after being indisposed for three months. She was 90.Mission sources said Shraddhaprana was ... Read more...

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Police rescue abducted boys in West Bengal


January 13th, 2009 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 12 (IANS) Two teenaged boys were abducted by identified men when they were returning form a religious rally in Kolkata's twin district Howrah Monday morning, officials said. The boys were ... Read more...

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Seer’s words played role in Jinnah remark: Advani


January 10th, 2009 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) L.K. Advani, in one of the first posts on his new blog, has said his controversial remark in 2005 on Pakistan's founder ... Read more...

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Thousands of devotees participate in Kumari Puja on Mahashtami


October 7th, 2008 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 7 (IANS) Thousands of devotees thronged puja pandals (marquees) Tuesday to make offerings on Mahashtami - the third of the five-day Durga Puja festival - and participate in the worship ... Read more...

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Star-studded Durga Puja set to dazzle Mumbai


October 5th, 2008 - 9:51 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 5 (IANS) Almost 90 years ago, a Durga Puja celebration was initiated on a small scale in Mumbai by Bengali goldsmiths. Today there are over 85 big marquees where the ... Read more...

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UGC announces Rs.20 mn grant for West Bengal university


July 4th, 2008 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 4 (IANS) The University Grant Commission (UGC) Friday announced a Rs.20 million grant for developmental work at the Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda University (RKMVU). Speaking at the third Foundation Day and ... Read more...

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