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Devotees celebrate Kartik Poornima boat festival in Bhubaneswar


November 21st, 2010 - 10:07 pm ICT by ANI
By Sarada LahangirBhubaneswar, Nov. 21 (ANI): Hundreds of devotees celebrated the Boita Bandana ceremony (boat worshipping ceremony) here on Sunday.The ceremony is celebrated on the occasion of the Kartik Poornima.People gathered ... Read more...

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Kerala’s ancient glory revealed, but creators untraced (Letter From Kerala)


March 18th, 2010 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
By B.R.P. Bhaskar Thiruvananthapuram, March 18 (IANS) A multi-disciplinary project launched three years ago has yielded archaeological evidence of Kerala's ancient glory. The official establishment plans to exploit the find to boost tourism ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh prepares for Kumbh in Haridwar


November 20th, 2009 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 20 (IANS) Gearing up for the Kumbh Mela, one of the largest religious gatherings in the world, beginning January in Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh will set up makeshift rest-halts along road ... Read more...

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Muslim cleric to take Kumbh dip to wash away religious differences


October 2nd, 2009 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 2 (IANS) A dip in the sacred river during the Maha Kumbh Mela is said to wash away all sins. A senior Muslim cleric who will perform the Hindu rite ... Read more...

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300 ‘boat people’ stuck in Andaman island


July 20th, 2009 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 20 (IANS) Over 300 people rescued from their sinking boats and detained on Andaman island for the past many months have nowhere to go as countries India say they belong ... Read more...

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Tamil bloggers to hold their first meet


July 10th, 2008 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 10 (IANS) Bloggers in Tamil will find a place in the sun when more than 50 of them meet in Chennai July 20. "It is the first time that so ... Read more...

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