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Nine silent films to be shown at Mumbai fest


July 18th, 2012 - 3:37 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 18 (IANS) Nine silent movies will be screened at the 14th Mumbai Film Festival and veteran filmmaker Shyam Benegal said "this is how we are going to celebrate ... Read more...

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Technicians should get recognition, says Zoya (IIFA Diary)


June 8th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, June 8 (IANS) No film is possible without technicians, says Zoya Akhtar who is sad about these behind-scene people not getting recognition for their work."I hope all my ... Read more...

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Indian cinema to turn 100, celebs applaud its accomplishments


May 2nd, 2012 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 2 (IANS) The Indian film industry will celebrate 100 years of its existence in 2013. Celebrities are excited and say that the progress and growth of the ... Read more...

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Patna gets the blues during Bihar centenary celebrations


March 19th, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 19 (IANS) The Bihar capital will turn blue, literally, during the three-day centenary celebrations of the founding of the state this week.In a half-page advertisement in local Hindi ... Read more...

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With Tagore biography, OUP marks 100 years in India


February 24th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 24 (IANS) Publishing giant Oxford University Press (OUP), said to be the largest academia press in the world, will mark 100 years of its presence in India with ... Read more...

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Big B to attend Bihar Diwas


February 7th, 2012 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 7 (IANS) The government has invited Amitabh Bachchan and other actors of Bihar origin for Bihar Diwas centenary celebration in March.It marks the day when the British ... Read more...

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Mauritius, Fiji presidents invited for Bihar Diwas


July 2nd, 2011 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 2 (IANS) The Bihar government has invited the presidents of Mauritius, Suriname and Fiji for Bihar Diwas centenary celebration in 2012. It marks the day when the British ... Read more...

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Zuma to invite Sonia to South Africa


April 14th, 2011 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Sanya (China), April 14 (IANS) South African President Jacob Zuma will invite India's ruling Congress party chief Sonia Gandhi for the African National Congress' centenary celebrations in January 2012.Zuma ... Read more...

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India, South Africa to hold joint naval exercise


April 14th, 2011 - 11:02 pm ICT by ANI
By Naveen KapoorSanya, Apr 14 (ANI): India and South Africa on Thursday agreed to hold the second round of joint naval exercise.South African President Jacob Zuma and Indian Prime Minister Dr. ... Read more...

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UPA ignoring Trinamool-Maoist alliance, says Karat


January 23rd, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 23 (IANS) Marxist leader Parakash Karat Sunday accused the central government of ignoring what he said was an "alliance" between the Trinamool Congress and Maoists in West Bengal."Maoist cadres ... Read more...

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Left Front will survive conspiracy in Bengal: Karat


January 21st, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 21 (IANS) Attacks on Communist parties and conspiracy against the Left Front and its government in West Bengal would be foiled by the people like in the 1970s, Communist ... Read more...

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India to soon have its first aviation museum


January 17th, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) India will soon have a national aviation museum to commemorate the 100th year of the first domestic flight in the country in 1911, Civil Aviation Minister Praful ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha speaker pitches for land to tillers


November 3rd, 2010 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Allahabad, Nov 3 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar Wednesday said that the "revolutionary" target of land to the tillers should be pursued honestly to sustain the interests of farm labourers ... Read more...

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Teresa’s peace prayer finds echo at centenary celebration


August 28th, 2010 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) "Where there is hatred, let me sow love...", the prayer Mother Teresa recited daily, found mention Saturday in the speeches of President Pratibha Patil and other ... Read more...

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Two Mother Teresa coins to be released


August 27th, 2010 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Two coins will be released Saturday to mark the birth centenary of Mother Teresa. Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee will release the coins - of Rs.100 and Rs.5 ... Read more...

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Aussie towns engaged in fierce war over Mary Poppins creator’s legacy


July 11th, 2010 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 11 (ANI): Two Aussie towns are engaged in a tussle over claims to the legacy of actress-novelist Pamela Travers, the creator of the mystical nanny Mary Poppins.Maryborough, on the south ... Read more...

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Maria Sharapova Beats Venus Williams At Hua Hin


January 2nd, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It seems that Maria Sharapova's plan for a brilliant start in 2010 is turning true. The original glamor lady of tennis hoped that 2010 will put ... Read more...

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Sikkim holds exhibition to showcase environmental heritage


December 13th, 2009 - 10:17 pm ICT by ANI
Gangtok, Dec 13(ANI): The forest department of Sikkim organised an exhibition to showcase the environmental heritage of the state in Gangtok this week.Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Kumar Chamling inaugurated the daylong ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama urges Indian youth to adopt Gandhian principles


November 23rd, 2009 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 23 (ANI): The Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, has urged Indian youths to adopt Gandhian principles of non-violence and truth.Delivering a valedictory lecture at the centenary celebration ... Read more...

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“Johnny Mercer: The Dream’s On Me” Aired As Centenary Celebration On TCM


November 5th, 2009 - 6:58 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Nov. 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Turner Classic Movies aired a show at 8 in the evening on the celebrated songwriter Johnny Mercer on November 4. The show was a documentary that ... Read more...

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Climate change affecting ayurveda, livelihood of 600,000 doctors (Lead)


October 7th, 2009 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) Climate change poses a huge challenge for ayurveda and it is the reason behind many medicinal plants vanishing from India, President Pratibha Patil said here Wednesday. ... Read more...

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Climate change affecting ayurveda, says President Patil


October 7th, 2009 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Wednesday said climate change poses a huge challenge for ayurveda and expressed concern that it is the reason for many medicinal plants vanishing ... Read more...

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No change in Pak attitude since 26/11, India asks it to act


January 2nd, 2009 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghNew Delhi, Jan. 2 (ANI): India today again asked Pakistan to act against the perpetrators of the Mumbai carnage, and said that action is important to prove that ... Read more...

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Indian troupe performs for Bhutan King on his coronation


November 7th, 2008 - 7:38 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravi ShankarThimpu, Nov 7 (ANI): World renowned choreographer and dancer Astad Deboo''s troupe on Friday performed at the Chang Lime Thang National Stadium in Thimpu at a ceremony to greet ... Read more...

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President Pratibha Patil to visit Meghalaya today


October 22nd, 2008 - 11:30 am ICT by ANI
Shillong, Oct 22 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil will arrive in Meghalaya today to attend the centenary celebration of the Laban Bengali Girls Higher Secondary School. During her visit, President Patil is also ... Read more...

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Pratibha Patil arrives in Tezpur


October 21st, 2008 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, Oct 21 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil arrived in Tezpur in Assam''s Sonitpur District on Tuesday where she will lay the foundation stone of the Tezpur Medical College. The college will be ... Read more...

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President Patil to give away Nirmal Gram Awards today


October 20th, 2008 - 11:02 am ICT by ANI
Guwahati, Oct 20 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil will give away the Nirmal Gram Awards here today. Gram panchayats comprising from 13 states of the Eastern and North Eastern part of the ... Read more...

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President on 5-day tour to Assam, Meghalaya from today


October 19th, 2008 - 9:56 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 19 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil will begin her five-day tour to Assam and Meghalaya from today. In Guwahati, the President will present the Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed Award to ... Read more...

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President on 5-day tour to Assam, Meghalaya from tomorrow


October 18th, 2008 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 18 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil will begin her five-day tour to Assam and Meghalaya from tomorrow.In Guwahati, the President will present the Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed Award to ... Read more...

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Lord’s is back as venue of ICC annual conference


July 10th, 2008 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 10 (IANS) Lord's will be back as the venue for the International Cricket Council's (ICC) annual conference in 2009, ICC president David Morgan confirmed Thursday. ICC for the first time ... Read more...

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President Patil to arrive in Thiruvananthapuram today


April 30th, 2008 - 10:37 am ICT by admin
Thiruvananthapuram, Apr 30 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil will arrive here today on a two-day visit to attend the valedictory function of the golden jubilee celebrations of the Kerala Legislative Assembly.On Thursday, ... Read more...

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