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Various events to mark Motilal Nehru’s 150th birth anniversary


June 9th, 2012 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) The national committee to celebrate the 150th birth anniversary of Pandit Motilal Nehru Friday decided to organise various activities, including seminars and conferences, to ... Read more...

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Russian Winter Olympic mascots to appear on coins


February 22nd, 2012 - 3:52 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has started minting 10 million commemorative coins featuring the three mascots of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games, organisers said Tuesday."There will be up ... Read more...

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RBI to issue special coins on century of civil aviation


December 27th, 2011 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India Tuesday said it will shortly circulate coins of Rs.5 denomination to commemorate 100 years of civil aviation in the country.The ... Read more...

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China issues coins on 90th anniversary of CPC (Lead)


June 17th, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, June 17 (IANS) China has issued two coins commemorating the 90th anniversary of the Communist Party of China (CPC).One coin has a face value of five yuan and the ... Read more...

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Communist Party of China issues coins on 90th anniversary


June 17th, 2011 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, June 17 (IANS) People in major Chinese cities were seen flocking to banks as early as 6 a.m. to get hold of two coins commemorating the 90th anniversary of ... Read more...

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Pranab Mukherjee releases Rs.150 commemorative coin


February 26th, 2011 - 10:14 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 26(ANI): Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday released the commemorative coins in denomination of Rs.150 and Rs.5 to mark the completion of year long celebrations of 150 ... Read more...

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Direct taxes are major resource for undertaking development work: Pranab Mukherjee


February 26th, 2011 - 8:20 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 26(ANI): Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday said that direct taxes are now the major resource provider to the Central Government for undertaking developmental work.Mukherjee said ... Read more...

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Critics slam likeness of Wills, Kate on new commemorative coin


December 24th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 24 (ANI): The images of Prince William and his bride-to-be, Kate Middleton, on a new coin look nothing like the couple, say critics.The coin commemorating the royal couple's ... Read more...

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With Gold Too Pricey, US Mint Brings Back The Silver Eagle Coin


November 20th, 2010 - 9:02 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Nov 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) As the price of gold have already touched the sky, and since there has been no fall in its soaring high, the demand for commemorative and ... Read more...

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Coins stolen from Finland mint


September 18th, 2010 - 9:10 am ICT by IANS
Helsinki, Sep 18 (IANS) Finnish police are investigating a suspected robbery of coins worth thousands of euros from the Mint of Finland. The missing money was in the form of one and two ... Read more...

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Coins in memory of Rajendra Prasad released


February 28th, 2010 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 28 (IANS) Vice President Hamid Ansari Sunday released here commemorative coins of Rs.5 and Rs.100 denomination as a mark of respect to India's first president Rajendra Prasad. Ansari released the coins ... Read more...

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Consider nuclear energy to overcome power shortage: Pranab


September 29th, 2009 - 6:47 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 29(ANI): Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday said that India should consider nuclear energy as a source to overcome power shortage and fuel economic growth.Mukherjee said ... Read more...

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India role model for promoting peaceful utilisation of Atomic energy: IAEA


September 29th, 2009 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep. 29 (ANI): IAEA Director General Mohamed ElBaradei on Tuesday praised India for promoting peaceful utilisation of Atomic energy.Addressing International conference on 'Peaceful Uses of Atomic Energy' in ... Read more...

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PM to inaugurate International Conference on Peaceful Uses of Atomic Energy-2009 today


September 29th, 2009 - 11:10 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sept 29 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh will inaugurate a three-day International Conference on 'Peaceful Uses of Atomic Energy-2009' here today.The Conference is being organised as a ... Read more...

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PM to inaugurate conference on ‘Peaceful Uses of Atomic Energy-2009′


September 27th, 2009 - 10:08 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep.27 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh will inaugurate a three-day international conference on 'Peaceful Uses of Atomic Energy-2009' on Tuesday (Sep. 29) at Vigyan Bhawan in the national ... Read more...

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Pranab Mukherjee releases commemorative coins of Saint Alphonsa


August 23rd, 2009 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kottayam (Kerala), Aug 23 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Sunday released a set of commemorative coins to mark the birth centenary of the first Indian woman Catholic Saint Alphonsa, who was ... Read more...

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Glorious full colour Obama coins are no more than mementos, says expert


December 26th, 2008 - 6:52 pm ICT by ANI
Chicago, Dec 26 (ANI): Painted Obama Coins, currently being promoted as genuine U.S. Inaugural Presidential Dollar showing a coloured picture of President-elect Barack Obama, are nothing more than mementos with little ... Read more...

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Pakistan issues coin to honour Benazir on anniversary


December 19th, 2008 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 19 (IANS) The State Bank of Pakistan will issue a new Rs.10 coin in honour of slain former prime minister Benazir Bhutto to mark the fist anniversary of her death ... Read more...

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Pak issues Rs.10 coin to honour Benazir on her death anniversary


December 19th, 2008 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 19 (ANI): Pakistan will issue a new 10-rupee coin in honour of slain former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto to coincide with the first anniversary of her death in a ... Read more...

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Bhagat Singh’s commemorative coin sparks a row


September 27th, 2008 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Khatkar Kalan (Punjab), Sep 27 (IANS) The commemorative coins released Saturday on freedom fighter Bhagat Singh at his ancestral village Khatkar Kalan in Punjab's Nawanshahr district generated a political controversy with Chief ... Read more...

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Govt to release commemorative coins in honour of Annadurai


September 14th, 2008 - 10:37 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sept 14 (ANI): The Government of India has decided to release commemorative coins in honour of social reformer and former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu Thiru Annadurai, during the ... Read more...

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Beijing commemorative coins circulate in Portugal (Olympics Snippets)`


May 9th, 2008 - 3:06 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Lisbon, May 9 (Xinhua) A total of 487,500 coins of 2.5 euros alluding to Portugal's participation in the Beijing Olympics are circulating at Continente supermarket subsidiaries for the benefit of the national ... Read more...

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PM refuses comments on Rahul’s Jhansi protest


April 18th, 2008 - 11:06 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday refused to comment on the controversy over Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi's visit to Jhansi where he and his supporters had a ... Read more...

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Let us build an inclusive, caring India: PM


April 18th, 2008 - 10:45 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday called for building an "inclusive and caring" India, which will be a true homage to those who sacrificed their lives to win ... Read more...

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