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Assam keeps date with buffalo fight festival


January 16th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Ahatguri (Assam), Jan 16 (IANS) For hundreds of people in Assam it is a carnival, while for some it has all the elements of a full-scale battle. But the one-tonne ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Hazare supporters hold protest at PM’s Guwahati house


August 22nd, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 22 (IANS) Hundreds of supporters of social activist Anna Hazare Monday staged an angry demonstration outside the official residence of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in Assam's main ... Read more...

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Hazare gets hero’s welcome in home village (Lead, changing dateline)


April 11th, 2011 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmednagar (Maharashtra), April 11 (IANS) Fireworks, a procession with horses, camels, and elephants and a big feast for all - a grand welcome was accorded to social activist Anna Hazare ... Read more...

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Wildly happy India cheers night that was


March 31st, 2011 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) It was catharsis. Bursting firecrackers, honking cars, tweeting, dancing in the streets, beating cymbals and drums, wild celebrations went on into the wee hours ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Thousands in Guwahati celebrate India’s victory


March 31st, 2011 - 2:02 am ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 31 (IANS) People in their thousands took to the streets in India's northeast, beating drums and cymbals as fireworks lit up the sky with India beating Pakistan to ... Read more...

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Bangladesh struggles to cope with end of World Cup dream


March 20th, 2011 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 20 (IANS) The World Cup is over for Bangladesh. The revellers have disappeared from the streets, the sellers of national flags and team jerseys are counting their losses, ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Party time on the streets of Bangladesh


February 19th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
By Sirshendu Panth Dhaka, Feb 19 (IANS) Bangladesh has gone wild. It is now party time on the streets for the people, particularly the youngsters, with the much-awaited Cricket World Cup going ... Read more...

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Opposition protests in Assam assembly - without naming corrupt


February 4th, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Syed Zarir Hussain Guwahati, Feb 4 (IANS) From cymbals to placards, many things made an unusual appearance in the Assam assembly Friday as part of vociferous opposition protests to demand the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Scary movie scores mimic sounds that naturally set people on edge


November 27th, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 27 (ANI): A new research has found that the musical scores accompanying classic Hollywood horror and drama films tend to imitate sounds that naturally set people on edge.Such music cues ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Commonwealth Games opener brings cheer to northeast (Lead)


October 6th, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
By Syed Zarir Hussain Guwahati/Aizawal/Imphal, Oct 6 (IANS) Sports and music they say binds people and nowhere has this come true most unexpectedly but here in the alienated northeast with the opening ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Assam reverberating with drum beats on Bihu


April 14th, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 14 (IANS) Sounds of drum beats and cymbals echoed the hills and dales of Assam with the state heralding the Assamese New Year or Rongali Bihu with tremendous enthusiasm on ... Read more...

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Buffaloes battle it out in Assam on Bhogali Bihu


January 15th, 2010 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
By Syed Zarir Hussain Ahatguri (Assam), Jan 15 (IANS) The mood was festive, but the atmosphere tense as hundreds of people gathered for an annual event that had all the elements of a ... Read more...

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Devotees brave scorching heat for divine wedding


May 29th, 2009 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 29 (IANS) Nearly 300,000 devotees participated in the wedding processions of two Hindu deities, part of an annual local festival in an Orissa town, despite the scorching heat, officials said ... Read more...

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Protest against President’’s rule in Jharkhand


February 18th, 2009 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 18 (ANI): The Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (Prajatantric) on Wednesday staged demonstrations near Raj Bhavan to protest against the current Presidential rule in Jharkhand. "We demand dissolution of the state ... Read more...

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Buffaloes lock horns in annual fight in Assam


January 16th, 2009 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Ahatguri (Assam), Jan 16 (IANS) It was a carnival like atmosphere at a roadside village in Assam as a boisterous crowd cheered at enraged buffaloes locking horns in the arena - a ... Read more...

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Guitar hero makes the headlines


May 27th, 2008 - 11:22 am ICT by David M N James
Guitar Hero Aerosmith for the Xbox 360, and PS2/3 will be on June 29. The sensational guitar sounds will be making inroads in their way to fame after hitting the headlines lately. ... Read more...

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Gods in Puri given sandalwood bath


May 15th, 2008 - 4:21 pm ICT by admin
By Sarda Lahangir Puri, May 15 (ANI): Devotees in Puri were a busy lot. They bathed the idols of Puri gods with 'Chandan' (sandalwood paste) to relieve them from the scorching summer ... Read more...

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‘Thrissur Pooram’, annual ‘Elephant Festival’ in Kerala


April 17th, 2008 - 2:54 pm ICT by admin
By Juhan Samuel Thrissur (Kerala), Apr 17 (ANI): Thousands of people thronged to witness 'Thrissur Pooram', the annual elephant festival in Kerala on Wednesday. The two-century old temple festival 'Thrissur Puram', named ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Assam reverberates with Bihu drumbeats


April 14th, 2008 - 3:17 pm ICT by admin
By Syed Zarir Hussain Guwahati, April 14 (IANS) Sounds of drumbeats and cymbals were echoing in the hills and dales of Assam Monday with the state heralding the Assamese New Year or Rongali ... Read more...

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Dhoni’s dashers get rousing public felicitation


March 6th, 2008 - 9:31 pm ICT by admin
(Night Lead)New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) Mahendra Singh Dhoni and his daring young brigade were feted at a tumultuous public reception at the Ferozeshah Kotla Thursday afternoon for their historic first series ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Madhya Pradesh government bans buffalo fights


March 1st, 2008 - 9:35 pm ICT by admin
Bhopal, March 1 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh government has banned buffalo fights held in the state during the festive season, a government source said Saturday. In a letter written to the joint ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

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