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Tens of thousands march in Chile for better schools

August 29th, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Santiago, Aug 29 (IANS/EFE) Tens of thousands of students and their supporters packed the streets of this capital Tuesday for a march to demand improvements to Chile's poorly funded public ... Read more...

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Polish president slams hooliganism at Euro 2012

June 15th, 2012 - 8:36 am ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Violent behaviour by Polish football fans has tarnished the country's image and spoiled the festive atmosphere of the Euro 2012 championship, Poland's President Bronislaw Komorowski ... Read more...

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‘Yellow fever’ grips Chennai

May 28th, 2012 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 27 (IANS) It was "Yellow Fever" at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium as yellow jersey-clad fans of defending champions Chennai Super Kings thronged the arena to watch their ... Read more...

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Olympic shooting test event held in London

April 19th, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 19 (IANS) The shooting test event for the 2012 London Olympic Games is being held in the Royal Artillery Barracks range here, adding to the festive atmosphere as ... Read more...

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Tradition gels with modernity in KKR’s cultural show

April 5th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 5 (IANS) Far from Bollywood glitz normally associated with cricket extravaganza - the opening ceremony of the fifth edition of the Indian Premier League staged by the ... Read more...

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New Year fireworks foul Beijing’s air

January 24th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 24 (IANS) China's New Year fireworks not just left thousands of tonnes of scrap in capital Beijing but also pushed the city's air pollution to hazardous level. The ... Read more...

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Colourful Sankranti celebrations in Andhra

January 15th, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 15 (IANS) Sankranti, the Telugu harvest festival, was Sunday celebrated with gaiety and traditional fervour across Andhra Pradesh with rangoli, kite-flying, decoration of bulls, cock fight, bull ... Read more...

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Gift of ancestral village soil awaits Trinidad PM

January 9th, 2012 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Jan 9 (IANS) Excited residents of Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar's ancestral village in Bihar have decided to gift her a chunk of its soil and ... Read more...

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Carols, crackers mark Christmas in Andhra

December 25th, 2011 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 25 (IANS) Special prayers in churches at midnight, carols and the bursting of fire crackers marked Christmas celebrations in twin cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad and other parts ... Read more...

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F-1 left cricket behind in popularity stakes (2011 in Retrospect)

December 22nd, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) The year 2011 saw more and more Indian sports emerging out of the shadow of cricket. Formula One and pro boxing were the first off ... Read more...

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Central Railway turns 60 Saturday

November 4th, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 4 (IANS) Steeped in rich history synonymous with the development of Mumbai as the country's commercial capital, the Central Railway, headquartered here but catering to a large part ... Read more...

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Guns give way to Puja revelry in Maoist belt

October 4th, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Lalgarh (West Bengal), Oct 4 (IANS) The festivities of Durga Puja, in celebration of the goddess and her 'children' descending on earth, have begun across West Bengal -- including in ... Read more...

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Festive atmosphere in Nagpur for India match

March 12th, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, March 12 (IANS) It was the big match day here Saturday and all vehicles from the city seemed heading towards the Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium at Jamtha where India ... Read more...

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Movie on Telangana movement is out

February 4th, 2011 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 4 (IANS) The much awaited Telugu film "Jai Bolo Telangana" -- based on the ongoing movement for separate statehood to Telangana -- hit the screens Friday across Andhra Pradesh.Telangana ... Read more...

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Sharad Kelkar Enjoying Sweet Holidays!

September 18th, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 18, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Television heartthrob, Sharad Kelkar, is now enjoying his holidays at home after his show Bairi Piya (Colors) went off air in the first week of September. ... Read more...

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Elite police to be deployed for German-England game

June 25th, 2010 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Bloemfontein, June 25 (DPA) South African authorities are tightening security for Sunday's Germany-England World Cup knock-out match in Bloemfontein, including the deployment of elite security force units. Police officers from England and from ... Read more...

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CWG 2010 Queen’s baton arrives in India

June 25th, 2010 - 11:07 am ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), June 25 (IANS) Marking the first big event on Indian soil for the 2010 Commonwealth Games (CWG) to be held in New Delhi in October, the Queen's baton for the ... Read more...

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Sportive crowds, film stars give IPL clash festive atmosphere

April 10th, 2010 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 10 (IANS) Kannada film stars taking a buggy ride to cheer up Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) supporters and a sportive crowd that booed Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) for their sedate ... Read more...

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Thousands protest abortion law in Spain

March 8th, 2010 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 8 (IANS/EFE) Thousands of people took to the streets in nearly 100 cities Sunday to protest against abortion and demand the nullification of the new law recently approved in Spain ... Read more...

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Lord Ganesha in full splendour at commoners and celebrities’ house

August 23rd, 2009 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 23 (IANS) Lord Ganesh was visible in full splendour, in different 'avatars', moods, and images - ranging from eco-friendly to sheer opulence - at the homes of commoners and ... Read more...

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Sand sculpture of Ganesha spreads awareness on global warming in Puri

August 23rd, 2009 - 8:51 pm ICT by ANI
By Sarda LahangirPuri, Aug.23 (ANI): On the occasion of Ganesha Chaturthi and the 10-day festivities ahead, noted sand artist Sudarshan Patnaik has made an image at the Puri beach to evolve devotion ... Read more...

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West Bengal celebrates Janmashtami

August 14th, 2009 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 14 (IANS) Thousands of devotees gathered at the ISKCON temple in West Bengal's Nadia district as Janmashtami, the festival that marks the birth of Lord Krishna, was celebrated. On Thursday midnight, ... Read more...

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Festive atmosphere at polio immunisation camp (With image)

May 24th, 2009 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) A festive atmosphere prevailed at a state-run healthcare centre here Sunday as US Charge d'Affaires Peter Burleigh arrived to lend his weight to the Indian government's drive ... Read more...

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Shatrughan Sinha On His Electoral Victory

May 18th, 2009 - 4:35 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
By Subhash K Jha"Khamosh" Shatrughan Sinha warns his selfstyled electoral rival Shekhar Suman after defeating him by a massive mandate in Patna.The man's goodwill is contagious and endearing. Hours after his ... Read more...

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Chhath celebration peaceful amid tight security in Mumbai (Lead)

November 4th, 2008 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 4 (IANS) Nearly a million people, mostly from north Indian states, took part in the Chhath Puja celebrations Tuesday in Mumbai, where heavy security arrangements were in place in the ... Read more...

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Beijing plans to stage spectacular fireworks for Olypmics

July 24th, 2008 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Beijing, July 24 (Xinhua) From yellow dragon and red peonies to 2008 smiling faces -- all will be displayed by spectacular fireworks on the opening and closing ceremonies of the Beijing Olympics. ... Read more...

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Devotees offer alcohol at Baba Rode Shahs Dargah near Amritsar (Re-issue)

March 27th, 2008 - 12:52 pm ICT by admin
By Ravinder Singh Robin Amritsar, March 27 (ANI): Thousands of devotees converged here at the Bhoma town, 34 kilometers from Amritsar, to participate in the annual Urs ceremony of Muslim seer Baba ... Read more...

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