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Janmashtami celebrations: Prayers, fasts, fervour grips Delhi


August 10th, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Queues of devotees outside temples, little children dressed up as Krishna with flutes in hand and a peacock feather stuck on the headbands, elaborate tableaux ... Read more...

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Uncertainty looms over PM’s visit to Pakistan


July 31st, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Days after Pakistans President Asif Ali Zardari formally invited him to visit Pakistan, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has yet to respond, indicating uncertainty over ... Read more...

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Aamir’s special treat for sister’s 50th birthday


July 27th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 27 (IANS) Aamir Khan, who was scheduled to leave for Chicago for the shooting of "Dhoom 3" Aug 3, will now leave a day later. He doesn't ... Read more...

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Sofia Vergara, Nick Loeb engaged


July 11th, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 11 (IANS) Actress Sofia Vergara got engaged to Nick Loeb amid her 40th birthday celebrations in Mexico.The two got back together after splitting up in May. ... Read more...

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South African speaker toasts Mandela-Gandhi spirit


July 10th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) When freedom icon Nelson Mandela was released from prison in 1990, he was asked which country he would like to visit first. And he said ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama’s 77th birthday celebrated in Dharamsala (Lead)


July 6th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, July 6 (IANS) Thousands of Tibetan exiles and foreigners Friday morning joined in the 77th birthday celebrations of their spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, here in Himachal Pradesh.Large ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama’s 77th birthday celebrated in Dharamsala


July 6th, 2012 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, July 6 (IANS) Thousands of Tibetan exiles and foreigners Friday morning attended the 77th birthday celebrations of their spiritual leader the Dalai Lama here in Himachal Pradesh.Large crowds began ... Read more...

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Sonia meets Karnataka sect leader, party workers


April 28th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 28 (IANS) Congress party president Sonia Gandhi, in a short trip to Karnataka Saturday, met drought-hit villagers, attended a 104-year-old religious leader's birthday celebrations and addressed party ... Read more...

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At 101, Fauja Singh still running!


April 1st, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
London/Chandigarh, April 1 (IANS) As he turned a memorable 101-years-old Sunday, Sikh marathoner Fauja Singh did not have his birthday celebrations on his mind at his London home. Instead, ... Read more...

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I’m still single: Nargis Fakhri


March 26th, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 26 (IANS) Pakistani-American actress Nargis Fakhri rubbishes rumours of a romantic link-up with Shahid Kapoor and says she is still single."That was pretty interesting because I woke ... Read more...

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Miley Cyrus falls sick


March 23rd, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 23 (IANS) Singer-actress Miley Cyrus, scheduled to perform on former American boxer Muhammad Ali's birthday, is suffering from a bout of ill health.Cyrus willl hit the stage ... Read more...

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Right now my life revolves around TV show: Aamir


March 14th, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 14 (IANS) Aamir Khan Wednesday apologised to his fans for the delay in the release of his much-awaited thriller "Talaash" and said the film would now come ... Read more...

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Dawoodi Bohras celebrate Syedna’s birthday


March 13th, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 13 (IANS) Lakhs of Dawoodi Bohras from India and around the world congregated in Surat Tuesday to mark the 101st birthday celebrations of their spiritual leader, Syedna Mohammed ... Read more...

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Bollywood’s Laden injured (Movie Snippets)


February 13th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) Actor Pradhuman Singh, who featured as Osama bin Laden's lookalike in Bollywood film "Tere Bin Laden", was injured recently while shooting an action sequence ... Read more...

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Political spats cloud Netaji birthday celebrations in Bengal (Roundup)


January 24th, 2012 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 23 (IANS) West Bengal Monday paid glowing tributes to legendary freedom fighter Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose on his 115th birth anniversary, but the occasion was marred by ... Read more...

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IIC, intellectual and culture hub, celebrates 50 years


January 22nd, 2012 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) The India International Centre (IIC), a multi-dimensional hub of intellectual and cultural discourse nestled in a leafy environment, Saturday became 50 year old, winning ... Read more...

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Mayawati’s low-key birthday not without glitter


January 15th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 15 (IANS) Even as her 56th birthday celebrations here Sunday remained a low-key affair with the usual fanfare missing, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati did not shy ... Read more...

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Mayawati to confine birthday bash to party office


January 14th, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 14 (IANS) Keeping in mind the model code of conduct in poll-bound Uttar Pradesh, the ruling Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) will host the birthday bash of Chief ... Read more...

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Sai Baba’s birth anniversary celebrations begin


November 18th, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 18 (IANS) The 86th birth anniversary celebrations of the late spiritual guru Sathya Sai Baba began Friday at Puttaparthi in Andhra Pradesh's Anantapur district.Devotees from various parts ... Read more...

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I try to maintain my privacy: Dharmendra (Interview)


October 27th, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Over five decades in the film industry and still going strong. Dharmendra has just had a new release but admits to being media shy and ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama visa denial dragged to South African court


October 18th, 2011 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Pretoria, Oct 18 (IANS) The recent denial of visa to the Dalai Lama by the South African government has been dragged to courts here.In an affidavit before the Western ... Read more...

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Swank regrets attending Chechen Republic President’s party


October 14th, 2011 - 10:44 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 14 (IANS) Actress Hilary Swank regrets attending the birthday celebrations of Chechen Republic's President Ramzan Kadyrov, insisting she did not have a "full understanding" of the event.The ... Read more...

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South Africa found it inconvenient to grant visa: Dalai Lama (Lead)


October 7th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Oct 7 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama Friday said he called off his South Africa trip as it was "inconvenient" for the government there to grant him ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama to meet Tutu - from a distance


October 7th, 2011 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Oct 7 (IANS) The Dalai Lama will come face to face with Desmond Tutu after all. The long-time friends and Nobel laureates will converse through a video link even ... Read more...

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Will South Africa grant visa to Dalai Lama?


September 18th, 2011 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Sep 18 (IANS) The Dalai Lama, who was two years back refused a visa to South Africa for a peace conference, is now waiting to be cleared for a ... Read more...

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PRP legislators take Congress membership


August 22nd, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 22 (IANS) The process of merger of the Praja Rajyam Party with the ruling Congress was completed Monday with its legislators and leaders taking Congress membership here.The occasion, ... Read more...

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Nepal followers celebrate Acharya Balkrishna’s birthday with pomp


August 4th, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 4 (IANS) A day after controversial yoga televangelist Baba Ramdev's principal aide Acharya Balkrishna was questioned in India's Dehradun city on the suspicion that he had obtained an ... Read more...

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Mahatma’s grandson to attend Dalai Lama’s birthday bash


July 4th, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, July 4 (IANS) Mahatma Gandhi's grandson Arun Gandhi and Martin Luther King III, son of late American civil rights activist Martin Luther King Jr. are among the dignitaries scheduled ... Read more...

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Nepal braces for Dalai Lama’s birthday celebrations


July 2nd, 2011 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 2 (IANS) Almost four dozen Tibetans have been taken in custody as Nepal Police intensified a crackdown on the diaspora in Kathmandu to prevent any public celebration of ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi dedicates birthday to Uttar Pradesh farmers


June 19th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Unlike in previous years, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi's birthday Sunday, his 41st, was a low key affair as the young leader wanted it ... Read more...

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Andre seeks ex-girlfriend’s help in organising kids’ party


June 12th, 2011 - 2:12 am ICT by IANS
London, June 12 (IANS) Singer Peter Andre wants his ex-girlfriend Elen Rivas to help him organise a joint birthday party for his children.Andre has three children with ex-wife Katie Price: ... Read more...

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Expected death sentence for killers: Slain engineer’s mother


May 6th, 2011 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Lakhimpur Kheri (Uttar Pradesh), May 6 (IANS) The mother of slain Public Works Department (PWD) engineer Manoj Gupta Friday hailed a Lucknow court's decision awarding life imprisonment to a ... Read more...

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Life term for BSP legislator in engineer’s murder (Second Lead)


May 6th, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 6 (IANS) A special trial court here Friday awarded the life term to Uttar Pradesh's ruling Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) legislator Shekhar Tiwari and nine others, including ... Read more...

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BSP MLA gets life for engineer’s killing (Lead)


May 6th, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 6 (IANS) A court here Friday sentenced to life Uttar Pradesh's ruling Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) legislator Shekhar Tiwari along with eight others for the 2008 lynching ... Read more...

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Tagore anniversary: India, Bangladesh to have joint celebrations


May 5th, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka/New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) India and Bangladesh are to launch this week joint celebrations of the 150th birth anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore, the globally revered poet who wrote ... Read more...

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