composite culture

India’s Kashmir policy faulty: ex-governor Sinha


September 21st, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh, Sep 21 (IANS) Former Jammu and Kashmir governor S.K. Sinha Friday accused the Indian government of scoring "self goals" in the state but not learning any lessons.Addressing a lecture ... Read more...

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President, PM greet nation on Eid (Lead)


August 19th, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Vice President M. Hamid Ansari Sunday greeted the nation on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr, which will ... Read more...

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President Mukherjee greets nation on Eid


August 19th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Sunday greeted the nation on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr, which will be celebrated Monday, saying the festival reminded people of their ... Read more...

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Sonia Gandhi slams Mayawati, says UP suffering due to scams


February 19th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh, Feb 19 (IANS) Scams and looters have denied people in Uttar Pradesh of gains from central government funds for development, Congress chief Sonia Gandhi said while attacking ... Read more...

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Emperor Akbar’s spirt looks for recognition in Agra


October 16th, 2011 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Agra Oct 16 (IANS) Heritage lovers Sunday celebrated Mughal emperor Akbar's birthday, recalling his seminal concepts of Din-e-Ilahi and Sulahkul that laid the foundation of modern-day secularism."Akbar's experiments in governance, ... Read more...

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President, prime minister greet nation on Eid (Lead)


August 30th, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Vice President Hamid Ansari Tuesday greeted the nation on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr.Wishing all 'Eid Mubarak', ... Read more...

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Prime Minister greets nation on Eid


August 30th, 2011 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday greeted the nation on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr, and said the celebrations reflect the "true spirit" of India's composite ... Read more...

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President, PM greet nation on Parsi New Year


August 18th, 2011 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday conveyed their greetings to the nation on the eve of Navroz, the Parsi New ... Read more...

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President, PM greet nation on Raksha Bandhan (Lead)


August 12th, 2011 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday greeted the nation on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan and hoped the festival helps strengthen ... Read more...

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National Integration Week commences tomorrow


November 18th, 2010 - 9:57 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 18 (ANI): Union Home Minister P Chidambaram has written to different Ministries under Government of India for organising programmes and events befitting the Qaumi Ekta Week (National Integration Week), ... Read more...

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Id-ul Zuha celebrated across India today


November 17th, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.17 (ANI): Id-ul-Zuha is being celebrated across the country today with great enthusiasm and devotion.President Pratibha Devisingh Patil, Vice President M. Hamid Ansari and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh ... Read more...

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President, PM greet citizens on Eid


November 17th, 2010 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh greeted the nation on the ocassion of Eid-ul-Azha which will be observed Wednesday, stating that it teaches the ... Read more...

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alay Indians well placed to bridge friendship between India, Malaysia: PM


October 27th, 2010 - 7:48 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Oct 27(ANI): Visiting Indian Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Wednesday praised the Indian community in Malaysia for their contribution to the country's development.Dr. Singh, who is on the ... Read more...

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Akbar remembered on birth anniversary in Agra


October 16th, 2010 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Oct 16 (IANS) Umang, a group of journalism students, Saturday celebrated Mughal emperor Akbar's 468th birth anniversary by cutting a cake at the Braj Mandal Heritage Conservation Society hall here - ... Read more...

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No winner or loser: Ramjanmabhoomi Trust


September 30th, 2010 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Ayodhya, Sep 30 (IANS) Ramjanmabhoomi Trust chief Mahant Nritya Gopal Das said here Thursday that the Allahabad High Court's verdict on the Ayodhya title suits "should not be viewed in terms of ... Read more...

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Special Eid prayers planned ahead of Ayodhya verdict


September 9th, 2010 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 9 (IANS) Ahead of the much-awaited verdict in the Ram Janambhoomi-Babri Masjid legal dispute in Ayodhya Sep 24, Muslims in this Uttar Pradesh capital will hold special Eid prayers for ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh releases commemorative stamp on Muslim League leader


August 2nd, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 2 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Monday released a commemorative stamp in honour of late Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) leader Syed Mohammed Ali Shihab Thangal ... Read more...

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Madarsas in Delhi to be provided computers


June 25th, 2010 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Outlining measures to promote the Urdu language in Delhi, Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Thursday said computers will be provided to madarsas to enhance the employment opportunities of ... Read more...

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Congress to promote communal harmony in Uttar Pradesh


May 25th, 2010 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 25 (IANS) The Congress party will launch a campaign across Uttar Pradesh to promote communal harmony by highlighting the contribution of freedom fighters from different castes and religions, party officials ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh greets nation on ‘Navroz’


March 20th, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 21 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh on Saturday greeted the people of the country on the occasion of Navroz, the Parsi New Year.Dr Singh said the festival ... Read more...

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PM greets nation on Parsi new year


March 20th, 2010 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday greeted the nation on the occasion of Navroz, the Parsi new year. Marking the first day of spring, Navroz symbolises renewal and ... Read more...

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Rahul to meet students in Azamgarh


February 10th, 2010 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi is expected to visit Uttar Pradesh's Azamgarh town, often dubbed a nursery of terror, to meet college students, the party said ... Read more...

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I’m on my seventh Isabel Dalhousie novel: Alexander McCall Smith (Interview)


January 22nd, 2010 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhushree Chatterjee Jaipur, Jan 22 (IANS) Celebrated Scottish writer Alexander McCall Smith, who admits to being an R.K. Narayan fan, says he has started working on his seventh novel in the ... Read more...

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‘Arunachal people are more Indian than any Indian’


December 17th, 2009 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
By Sarwar Kashani New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) They are from opposition parties in the Arunachal Pradesh assembly but share the same dream -- of seeing the northeast frontier state as one ... Read more...

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President, vice-president greet nation on Bakr Eid


November 27th, 2009 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Friday greeted the nation on the occasion of Bakr Eid, saying that the festival "enriches our composite culture". In her message, she said: "On ... Read more...

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President, Vice President greet nation ahead of Id-ul-Zuha


November 27th, 2009 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 27 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil and Vice President Hamid Ansari today greeted the nation ahead of Id-ul-Zuha, which will be celebrated tomorrow.In her message, Patil said: "On the ... Read more...

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India to observe National Integration Week from today


November 19th, 2009 - 11:05 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 19 (ANI): The National Integration Week will be observed in India from today.The National Integration Week is observed from November 19-25 every year to foster and re-inforce the spirit ... Read more...

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India to observe National Integration Week from Thursday


November 18th, 2009 - 8:47 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 18 (ANI): The National Integration Week will be observed in India from Thursday.The National Integration Week is observed from November 19-25 every year to foster and re-inforce the ... Read more...

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Manmohan unveils vision of India 2020 and new South Asia (Roundup)


October 30th, 2009 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) Underlining that the challenges lie "primarily at home", Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday unveiled his vision of India in 2020 revolving around the three pillars of ... Read more...

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Taj city marks Akbar’s birthday with nostalgia


October 15th, 2009 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Oct 15 (IANS) Wishing Mughal emperor Akbar happy birthday Thursday, a clutch of local conservationists got together here to recall his contribution to the enrichment of Hindustani culture and his secular ... Read more...

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Coming up: lessons in civic sense for Delhiites


September 26th, 2009 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Delhiites will be given lessons in civic sense and etiquettes ahead of the Commonwealth Games here next year. The Delhi government is preparing to act on ... Read more...

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PM greets nation on Eid


September 20th, 2009 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday greeted the nation on the eve of Eid-ul-Fitr, saying the festival reflected the true spirit of India's composite culture. Eid-ul-Fitr, to be ... Read more...

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Prime Minister greets nation on Id-ul-Fitr


September 20th, 2009 - 12:21 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sept 20 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh today greeted the nation on the occasion of Id-ul-Fitr.In his message, Dr. Singh said that Id-ul-Fitr marks the end of ... Read more...

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President greets people on Parsi New Year


August 18th, 2009 - 4:01 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 18 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil today greeted the people of the country on the occasion of the Parsi New Year, which will be celebrated tomorrow.In her message, President ... Read more...

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Vice President greets people on ‘Navroj’


August 18th, 2009 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 18 (ANI): Vice President Hamid Ansari has greeted the people of the country on the auspicious occasion of Navroj, which marks the beginning of the Parsi New Year.In ... Read more...

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