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Carnival at Baprola village as Sushil scripts history


August 12th, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) It was carnival atmosphere at Baprola village on the outskirts of Delhi as celebrations broke out after local wrestler Sushil Kumar Sunday got ... Read more...

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Olympic Torch Relay to showcase iconic North West


June 20th, 2012 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 20 (IANS) The Olympic Torch Relay is a "great chance" to show off the North West and celebrate the role that people, places and businesses from the region ... Read more...

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All roads lead to Goa on New Year’s Eve


December 31st, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 31 (IANS) All roads lead to Goa Saturday as lakhs of Goans and tourists head for beaches, pubs, churches and their homes to usher in the New Year.The ... Read more...

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Frenzied fans pack stadium for a Royal clash with Kings (IPL Diary)


May 22nd, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 22 (IANS) On a cool Sunday evening with clouds playing hide seek, thousands of frenzied fans thronged the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium here to watch a titanic clash ... Read more...

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Frenzied fans brew carnival atmosphere in Bangalore


May 6th, 2011 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 6 (IANS) A summer holiday, a cool night and a home team brought about 20,000 frenzied fans to the flood-lit Chinnaswamy Stadium late Friday to watch the Royal ... Read more...

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Weekend crowd prefers IPL to Bollywood movies


April 23rd, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) For the crowd which turned up in huge numbers for the match between Delhi Daredevils and Kings XI Punjab at the Ferozshah Kotla grounds here ... Read more...

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Die-hard fans keep away from Oz-Kenya tie


March 13th, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 13 (IANS) A week after the India-Ireland match brought them in droves to the Chinnaswamy Stadium here, die-hard fans are conspicuous by their absence Sunday for the Group ... Read more...

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Carnival time at Kotla as Delhi hosts its last World Cup match


March 9th, 2011 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) The deafening roar could be heard on the busy Bahadurshah Zafar Marg well outside the Ferozeshah Kotla as hordes of cricket fans flocked in to ... Read more...

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Kuwait in celebratory mood for 50th anniversary of independence


February 26th, 2011 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
By Prashant Sood Kuwait City, Feb 26 (IANS) Homes decked in colours of its national flag, children cheering and waving, women clicking moments for memory - Kuwait was in a festive mood ... Read more...

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Malaysian Hindu festival gets Buddhist touch


January 20th, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
George Town (Malaysia), Jan 20 (IANS) Two Malaysian Indian brothers celebrating the Thaipusam festival of the Tamil Hindus carried idols of Buddhist deity Kuan Yin after their ailing mother recovered.G. Asokumar, 31, ... Read more...

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Bramy Army delirious following England’s smashing Ashes success


January 8th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 7 (ANI): Barmy Army fans rejoiced in Sydney after England registered a historic 3-1 series win against Australia, for the first time in an Ashes series since 1987.Bowler Chris Tremlett ... Read more...

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Boyle doesn’t think ‘England can top Beijing at 2012 Olympic Games’


November 2nd, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 02 (ANI): 'Slumdog Millionaire' director Danny Boyle doesn't think that England could one-up Beijing in the 2012 Olympic Games.Boyle has vowed to go 'back to basics' as he oversees ... Read more...

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Cross-border camaraderie as CWG baton arrives (Second Lead)


June 25th, 2010 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Attari (Amritsar), June 25 (IANS) The Queen's Baton Relay for the 2010 New Delhi Commonwealth Games (CWG) entered India amidst a carnival atmosphere at the Attari border outpost with Pakistan to ... Read more...

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1.7 million throng Hindu shrine in Malaysia


February 1st, 2010 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 1 (IANS) Over 1.7 million Hindu devotees Monday thronged Lord Subramaniam's temple at the Batu Caves near the national capital to celebrate the annual Thaipusam festival. Crowds of devotees and ... Read more...

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Delhi to go festive during Commonwealth Games


January 5th, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Mayank Aggarwal New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) Delhi will showcase India's diverse culture, music, dance and theatre in a carnival atmosphere with plenty of food thrown in during the Oct 3-14 Commonwealth ... Read more...

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Malaysia’s Little India gears up for Deepavali


September 29th, 2009 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
George Town, Sep. 29 (ANI): With only three weeks remaining, 'Deepavali' preparations are going on in full swing in Malaysia's 'Little India'.Colourful banners proclaiming "Deepavali sales" are strung across the streets ... Read more...

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Maradona gets a tumultuous welcome in Kolkata (Second lead)


December 6th, 2008 - 5:58 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 6 (IANS) Thousands of torches and lamps dispelled the darkness of the night, as Kolkatans welcomed football legend Diego Armando Maradona to the city in a carnival atmosphere early Saturday.Accompanied ... Read more...

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Diego Maradona arrives to a rousing welcome in Kolkata (Lead)


December 6th, 2008 - 5:46 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 6 (IANS) "God of football" Diego Armando Maradona arrived on a two-day visit here early Saturday and was welcomed by thousands of Kolkatans who gave sleep a miss and lined ... Read more...

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