commemoration ceremonies

US marks 9/11 sans politicians at ground zero

September 11th, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 11 (IANS) Eleven years after terrorist attacks destroyed New York World Trade Center's twin towers, thousands gathered Tuesday at ground zero and elsewhere to mark the traumatic ... Read more...

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F-16s scrambled as US marked 9/11 anniversary

September 12th, 2011 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 12 (IANS) F-16 fighter jets scrambled twice after reports of air passengers acting suspiciously on two flights as America marked the 10th anniversary of 9/11.However, officials were ... Read more...

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Shivaji coronation celebration at Raigad Fort gets clearance

June 2nd, 2010 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 2 (IANS) The central government Wednesday accorded permission to commemorate the 336th anniversary of the coronation of Maratha warrior king Chhatrapati Shivaji atop the lofty Raigad Fort Sunday, Maharashtra ... Read more...

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Candlelight vigils, prayers for Mumbai victims in Canada

November 27th, 2009 - 10:31 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Nov 27 (IANS) Canadians joined the million-strong Indian community in this country to pay tributes to the victims of the Mumbai terror attack a year ago. Candlelight vigils ... Read more...

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Gorakhpur freedom struggle martyrs kin lament over government apathy

August 12th, 2009 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
Gorakhpur (Uttra Pradesh), Aug.12 (ANI): Family members of the martyrs of India's freedom struggle in Gorakhpur have expressed their lament over official apathy towards them.Former freedom fighter Sriram Bachan Singh, who fought ... Read more...

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Families of Kargil martyrs complain of government apathy

July 24th, 2009 - 7:39 pm ICT by ANI
Kaloa (Jammu and Kashmir), July 24 (ANI): Families of the 13 youngsters from Kaloa village in Jammu and Kashmir, who laid down their lives in the 1999 Kargil conflict between India and ... Read more...

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