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Puri Rath Yatra chariots reach destination


June 22nd, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 22 (IANS) Lakhs of devotees resumed pulling the chariots of the deities in the world famous Rath Yatra at Puri Friday, and the chariots reached their destination, ... Read more...

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A tribal should occupy Raisina Hill: Naveen Patnaik


June 21st, 2012 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 21 (IANS) Welcoming the Bharatiya Janata Party's decision to support former Lok Sabha speaker P.A. Sangma's candidature in the presidential poll, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Thursday ... Read more...

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Security beefed up ahead of Puri chariot festival


June 20th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 20 (IANS) Security has been beefed up in Odisha's Puri town ahead of the annual nine-day chariot festival of Lord Jagannath beginning Thursday, police said.Around 8,000 policemen have ... Read more...

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62 special trains for Puri Rath Yatra


June 20th, 2012 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 19 (IANS) Indian Railways Tuesday announced it would run 62 special trains for the famous Rath Yatra (chariot festival) of Lord Jagannath, beginning at Odisha's Puri town June ... Read more...

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PETA for banning horse drawn carriages in Mumbai (With Images)


June 13th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 13 (IANS) Animal rights group PETA Wednesday strongly pitched for banning horse drawn carriages in Mumbai, citing cruelty to the animal, and suggested it be replaced with battery-operated ... Read more...

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Rome’s Trevi Fountain is ‘crumbling’


June 11th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Rome, June 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Baroque monument Trevi Fountain, has being inspected for damage last Monday after stone fragments broke off and fell to the ground. The Rococo masterpiece has apparently ... Read more...

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Three killed in Maharashtra stampede


May 23rd, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolhapur, May 23 (IANS) Three people were crushed to death and three others injured in a stampede Wednesday during a religious rath yatra (chariot procession) in Turkewadi village of Maharashtra's ... Read more...

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Himachal deity gets back role in Dussehra festival


May 19th, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 19 (IANS) A deity of the Kullu Valley in Himachal Pradesh has got justice in the state's high court which told the administration not to bar its participation ... Read more...

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Maharashtra celebrates Mahavir Jayanti


April 5th, 2012 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 5 (IANS) Thousands of devotees across Maharashtra Thursday celebrated Mahavir Jayanti, the birth anniversary of Mahavir, the last Tirthankar.Members belonging to Jain community held special programmes at various ... Read more...

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Ancient inscription hurls damnation at greengrocer


December 23rd, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 23 (IANS) A text inscribed on a 1,700-year-old tablet discovered in the 1930s has finally been deciphered to be actually hurling damnation on a greengrocer called Babylas. The ... Read more...

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Weeklong Kullu Dussehra festivities end


October 12th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kullu (Himachal Pradesh), Oct 12 (IANS) The weeklong Kullu Dussehra festivities, unique to this town, ended Wednesday as 226 assembled deities started their journey back to their temples in ... Read more...

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Invited to Kullu Dussehra: 250 deities!


September 29th, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kullu (Himachal Pradesh), Sep 29 (IANS) Barring two deities, whose devotees have been at war, over 250 gods and goddesses have a special 'invitation' next week - to grace the ... Read more...

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Awards for regional films an encouraging trend: President


September 9th, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil, who gave away the 58th National Film Awards in the capital Friday, said it was an "encouraging trend" that regional films ... Read more...

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Need to fight bias against girl child: President


August 14th, 2011 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Expressing grief over the country's declining sex ratio, President Pratibha Patil Sunday said that it reflected the bias against the girl child in Indian ... Read more...

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Putin wins German award


July 10th, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has won an award in Germany for his role in Russia's development."Putin deserves a separate chapter in a history book ... Read more...

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Chariot festival hits communist rally in Bengal


July 7th, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 7 (IANS) The communists may be atheists, but the Hindu festival of Rath Yatra Thursday forced West Bengal's main opposition Left Front to revise the dates of an ... Read more...

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Three die during Rath Yatra in Orissa


July 3rd, 2011 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 3 (IANS) At least three people, including two minor boys, were killed and two minors were injured Sunday in separate incidents during the Rath Yatra or chariot festival ... Read more...

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Lakhs witness deities’ bathing ritual in Puri


June 15th, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 15 (IANS) Over 200,000 devotees from various parts of the country converged in Orissa's temple town of Puri Wednesday and witnessed the bathing ritual of three deities that ... Read more...

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One lakh lamps to be lit at Navi Mumbai temple


May 25th, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Navi Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) The Shaniswer Temple Trust in Maharashtra's Navi Mumbai would organise the festival of lighting a lakh lamps on its premises on the occasion of ... Read more...

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Nothing was wrong with Baba before March 28: Sai Trust


April 28th, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Puttaparthi (Andhra Pradesh), April 28 (IANS) The Sri Sathya Sai Central Trust Thursday clarified that before March 28, when Sathya Sai Baba was admitted to hospital, there was no reason ... Read more...

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Transparency law to free India from poverty, graft: Aruna Roy


March 10th, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, March 10 (IANS) Social activist Aruna Roy Thursday said India's second war of independence has to be fought with the right to information (RTI) law, to free the nation ... Read more...

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Chariot crushes 75-year-old to death


February 24th, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 24 (IANS) Trying to save his grandson, a 75-year-old devotee from Karnataka was crushed to death under the large wheels of a chariot during a public procession near the famous ... Read more...

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Haryana leader starts tractor ‘yatra’


February 22nd, 2011 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
Kalka (Haryana), Feb 21 (IANS) At a time when most politicians use luxurious motorised raths (chariot) to conduct marches, Haryana Janhit Congress chief Kuldeep Bishnoi Monday initiated his party's 'Janhit Yatra' from ... Read more...

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Malay-Indians begin silver chariot procession


January 19th, 2011 - 7:00 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 19 (ANI): The Malay-Indians have begun their 12-hour silver chariot procession bearing Lord Subramaniam's idol from the Sri Maha Mariamman temple last night.The Star quoted Batu Caves Sri Subramaniam ... Read more...

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Bhopal’s unprivileged children meet Santa Claus


December 19th, 2010 - 6:45 pm ICT by ANI
By Ram Chandra SahuBhopal, Dec.19 (ANI): Thousands of unprivileged children congregated at the Lal Parade Grounds in Bhopal, to meet Santa Claus on Saturday.Twenty-six years ago, Mother Teresa had initiated the practice ... Read more...

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Satya Paul designer gives audience bow a miss


November 19th, 2010 - 1:30 am ICT by IANS
Pune, Nov 18 (IANS) Fashion designer Puneet Nanda wowed the audience at the Pune Fashion Week (PFW) here Thursday evening with his tarot cards inspired collection under his brand Satya Paul, but ... Read more...

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Titan to gold plate a Nano, expand jewellery chain


November 10th, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 10 (IANS) Watch and jewellery maker Titan, which owns the Goldplus chain of jewellery, has decided to gold plate one Nano, the wonder car from Tata, as part of its ... Read more...

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At this Ram Lila, squabbling Ravan refuses to die


October 18th, 2010 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
By Brij Khandelwal Agra, Oct 18 (IANS) For the first time in the history of the more than 100-year-old Ram Lila on the grounds opposite Agra Fort, Ravan simply refused to die!All hell ... Read more...

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Divine battle in Kullu Dussehra has chief minister stepping in


October 16th, 2010 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Kullu (Himachal Pradesh), Oct 16 (IANS) It is a divine battle that has been going on for decades, involving the followers of two rival deities of Kullu Valley. This time ... Read more...

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BJP declines comment on talk of Uma Bharti’s return


September 25th, 2010 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday refused to comment on the possibility of former Madhya Pradesh chief minister Uma Bharti returning to the party fold, saying ... Read more...

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Three crore pending cases? Patil wants review


July 31st, 2010 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Saturday called for a review of figures that put the number of pending cases before Indian courts at a staggering 3 crore. She ... Read more...

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BJP sees itself as alternative to Left, Trinamool in Bengal


July 18th, 2010 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 18 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) would try emerging as a key player in the West Bengal assembly polls next year by cashing-in on the anti-Left feelings of ... Read more...

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Andrew Cuomo Fits Family And Campaign In RV


July 18th, 2010 - 7:16 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Mahopac, July 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Democratic nominee for Governor Andrew Cuomo paid a visit to the Capital Region in a RV on Saturday. Reportedly, the RV tour is of 11 ... Read more...

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Jagannath Rath Yatra held in Ahmedabad


July 13th, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by ANI
Gandhinagar, July 13 (ANI): Thousands of devotees joined the annual 14-kilometre-long 'Rath Yatra' in Ahmedabad from across the country on Tuesday.Devotees sang and prayed as the chariot procession carrying deities ... Read more...

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Woman devotee killed in rath yatra stampede


July 13th, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Puri, July 13 (IANS) A woman devotee was killed and two injured in a stampede Tuesday during the Jagannath Rath Yatra festival for which lakhs turned up in this Orissa temple town, ... Read more...

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