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Mizoram government teachers not getting salaries

December 20th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, Dec 20 (IANS) Over 4,835 government teachers from 541 schools in Mizoram have not been paid their salaries since October due to lack of funds, state Education Minister ... Read more...

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No Christmas party for Simon Cowell

December 17th, 2011 - 9:59 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 17 (IANS) Music mogul Simon Cowell is cancelling his Christmas celebration and will spend the festive season away from his fiancee Mezhgan Hussainy.The 52-year-old has decided to "scrap" ... Read more...

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PM to attend function ahead of Christmas

December 6th, 2011 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is scheduled to attend a function here Wednesday to mark the beginning of the Christmas season, organisers said. Delhi Chief ... Read more...

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Butler off to Scotland

December 25th, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 25 (IANS) Hollywood actor Gerard Butler is off to native Scotland for a low-key Christmas celebration with family and friends. He's eager to put his schedule on hold to feast ... Read more...

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Cake prices skyrocket in Kolkata ahead of Christmas

December 24th, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Dec.24 (ANI): Ahead of the Christmas celebrations on Saturday, the prices of cakes have increase in Kolkata following a sharp rise in the cost of its ingredients."I am here to get ... Read more...

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Ganesh Acharya turns Santa for ‘Angel’

December 23rd, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) He has the whole Hindi film industry grooving to his moves and now the choreographer-director Ganesh Acharya is turning into Santa Claus to promote his next movie ... Read more...

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Coimbatore students celebrate arrival of Christmas to spread communal amity

December 23rd, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
By Jehovah GCoimbatore, Dec.23 (ANI): Students of a private college in Coimbatore celebrated advent of the Christmas festival to spread communal amity.As part of the celebrations, they staged drama skits from the ... Read more...

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Children celebrate advent of Christmas in Kolkata

December 20th, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
By Sankha GhoshKolkata, Dec.20 (ANI): Children celebrated the advent of Christmas by singing carols and various colourful events to spread the message of love and peace here during the weekend.Children gave various ... Read more...

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Michelle Obama wears ’second hand’ dress to Christmas celebration

December 18th, 2010 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 18 (ANI): Fashion icon and US First Lady Michelle Obama has once again set the style world abuzz by wearing a second-hand dress to a Christmas celebration in Washington.According to ... Read more...

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My New Year Celebrations: Bollywood Talks

December 31st, 2009 - 6:36 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
By Subhash K JhaKatrina Kaif: "I couldn't hope for a better New Year's. I'm in London with my sisters and brother having the time of my life. My mother forced me ... Read more...

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Obama comes under fire for excluding ‘Christmas’ from Christmas card

December 11th, 2009 - 4:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec. 11 (ANI): President Barack Obama and his wife have come under fire for abandoning the word 'Christmas' in the White House Christmas greeting cards.The card selected by the Obamas ... Read more...

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Director plans for white Christmas in New York

December 11th, 2009 - 9:03 am ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, Dec 11 (IANS) Director Siddharth Anand is excited about shooting Christmas celebrations in a restricted area of New York City with Priyanka Chopra and Ranbir Kapoor for ... Read more...

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Desperate Housewives: Crash Landing on Wisteria Lane

December 7th, 2009 - 6:45 pm ICT by admin
By Anita Thomas Dec 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A small private plane was heading towards the neighborhood of Wisteria Park carrying a banner with a message of love.In the mean time Kathryn reported that ... Read more...

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Advent Sets In This Sunday

November 29th, 2009 - 7:59 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov. 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Festive season in the United States as well as in several Christian countries of the world has started with the celebration of the Thanksgiving Day. Most ... Read more...

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Brit couple start Christmas celebration 82 days early!

October 5th, 2009 - 4:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 5 (ANI): A Brit couple has decided to start celebrating Christmas 82 days before December 25.Gladys, 67, and Leslie Maw, 80, have already put up their decorations, despite the festive ... Read more...

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Imran says his party will become major political force within next six months

December 25th, 2008 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec. 25 (ANI): Imran Khan has said that his party, Tehreek-e-Insaaf would become a major political force within the next six months to provide justice to the oppressed and neglected ... Read more...

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Christmas may be low a key affair in Kandhamal (Lead)

December 22nd, 2008 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Dec 22 (IANS) Christmas celebration this year may be a low-key affair in the forested Kandhamal district where communal violence killed at least 38 people in recent months, officials and Christians ... Read more...

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Orissa’s Kandhamal seeks more forces ahead of Christmas

December 22nd, 2008 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Dec 22 (IANS) Fearing communal violence during Christmas celebrations, authorities in Orissa's communally sensitive Kandhamal district have sought more security forces from the state government.“We may have violence. We have sought ... Read more...

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Orissa Christians seek security for peaceful Christmas

December 20th, 2008 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Dec 20 (IANS) Christian leaders in Orissa Saturday met Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and requested him to provide necessary security to churches in the state to ensure a peaceful Christmas celebration.A ... Read more...

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Gorkhaland group defers shutdown for X-Mas celebration

December 18th, 2008 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Siliguri, Dec 18 (IANS) The Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) activists Thursday deferred their proposed three-day shutdown because of the Christmas celebration in West Bengal's Darjeeling Hills and declared that the strike would ... Read more...

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Madonna invokes Kabbalah to prevent Guy from giving kids Christmas celebration

October 22nd, 2008 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 22 (ANI): Pop diva Madonna wants her estranged husband Guy Ritchie not to move on with his plans to introduce their children to a traditional Christmas celebration, which is ... Read more...

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Kerala hotel claims world record for tallest cake

December 25th, 2007 - 5:18 pm ICT by admin
Kovalam/Jaipur, Dec 25 (ANI): The Uday Samudra Leisure Resort in Kovalam has claimed to set a world record with 29.1-feet tall Christmas cake. With this we have broken the previous record of 27.6 ... Read more...

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India welcomes Christmas with hope and gaiety

December 25th, 2007 - 4:11 pm ICT by admin
Goa/New Delhi/ Kolkata/ Gulmarg, Dec 25 (ANI): Special midnight mass, carol singing and enthusiasm marked Christmas celebration across India with participation of people from all communities. In Goa, churches were elaborately lit as ... Read more...

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Kolkata’s Missionaries of Charity celebrates Xmas

December 25th, 2007 - 2:34 pm ICT by admin
Kolkata, Dec.25 (ANI): Sisters dressed in white and blue are always busy, running from one home to the other, and not having time for celebrations of any sort. But come Christmas, and the ... Read more...

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Camilla may snub royal festivities over not being shown enough respect

December 22nd, 2007 - 2:55 pm ICT by admin
London, Dec 22 (ANI): Camilla Parker-Bowles, the Duchess of Cornwall, wanted to shun the British Royal Family's Christmas celebration because she is "not being shown enough respect".The duchess, who is married ... Read more...

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