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Muslims urged to fight terror on Eid


August 31st, 2011 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 31 (IANS) Muslims in Mumbai and other parts of Maharashtra Wednesday celebrated Eid-ul-Fitr, which marks the end of the month-long fasting period of Ramazan, by pledging to fight ... Read more...

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IIT-Kharagpur students back Anna at convocation


August 22nd, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 22 (IANS) Hours before Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's visit to the Indian Institute of Technology-Kharagpur, locals and students Monday staged a protest at the main gate of ... Read more...

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Rajinikanth returns from Singapore


July 14th, 2011 - 1:44 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 14 (IANS) Tamil superstar Rajinikanth returned here Wednesday night, nearly one-and-a-half months after he flew out to Singapore for medical treatment.The actor was accompanied by his wife ... Read more...

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Rajinikanth to return home Wednesday night


July 13th, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 13 (IANS) Tamil superstar Rajinikanth returns here Wednesday night, nearly one and a half month after he flew out to Singapore for medical treatment.The actor will be ... Read more...

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West Bengal people welcome change


May 13th, 2011 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 13 (IANS) Common people in West Bengal in general were jubilant Friday over the landslide victory of Trinamool Congress-Congress alliance in the assembly polls as the state ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka all excited ahead of the big game


March 25th, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 25 (IANS) Large-size cut-outs of Sri Lankan cricketers line up the streets of this capital of the island nation. The air is thick with anticipation and the buzz ... Read more...

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A Little India in KL, amid underlying ethnic tension (Lead)


October 27th, 2010 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
By Minu Jain Kuala Lumpur/Putrajaya, Oct 27 (IANS) The festoons were up, traditional kolams had been painted on the tiled streets and dancers swayed to music as Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and ... Read more...

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A Little India is born, but what of ethnic tensions


October 27th, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
By Minu Jain Kuala Lumpur, Oct 27 (IANS) The festoons were up, traditional kolams had been painted on the swept tiled streets, and dancers swayed to music as Prime Minister Manmohan Singh ... Read more...

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Shirdi now connected to Mumbai by rail (With Image)


August 27th, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Shirdi, (Maharashtra), Aug 27 (IANS) The famous temple town of Shirdi, the abode of the Saibaba, was put on the country's railway map with the inauguration Friday of a tri-weekly superfast train ... Read more...

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Messi, Maradona statues in Kolkata


June 18th, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 18 (IANS) As soccer crazy Kolkata gets engulfed in the World Cup fever, sculptors here are busy making statues of football stars like Diego Maradona, Lionel Messi and Kaka. "We are ... Read more...

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Gorkhaland supporters stage a rally in Siliguri


March 19th, 2010 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Siliguri, Mar 19 (ANI): Activists and supporters of the Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJMM) staged a mass rally here on Thursday to hail the tripartite talks with the Central Government in New Delhi ... Read more...

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Tripura witnesses dull campaigning on last day


April 21st, 2009 - 10:18 pm ICT by ANI
By:- Pinaki DasAgartala, Apr. 21 (ANI): Elections for two Lok Sabha seats scheduled on April 23, Tripura witnessed a very dull last day of campaigning."This is the dullest election I have ... Read more...

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BJP candidate woos voters through drama in West Bengal


April 5th, 2009 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 5 (IANS) No big-size cut-outs, no festoons or political banners. Rahul Chakraborty, a candidate of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), has chosen open-air drama to woo his voters in ... Read more...

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Devotees throng mausoleum of a Sufi saint in Punjab


August 15th, 2008 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Mianwali (Punjab), Aug.15 (ANI):Scores of devotees thronged the mausoleum of a Sufi saint, Pir Baba Sheikh Brahm, situated on the India-Pakistan border near Mianwali village in Punjab, to pay their obeisance ... Read more...

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Left takes put rally against n-deal, price rise


July 11th, 2008 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 10 (IANS) A day after the Left parties formally withdrew support to the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government, around 40,000 of their activists marched through the city hub decrying the ... Read more...

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Tamils ignore government fiat, celebrate New Year


April 13th, 2008 - 6:51 pm ICT by admin
Chennai, April 13 (IANS) Even as several major temples "obeyed" the diktat of the Tamil Nadu government and avoided special worship, the laity here celebrated Tamil New Year with usual gaiety Sunday. ... Read more...

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Patriotic songs, poems dominate Tripura poll campaign


February 21st, 2008 - 2:40 pm ICT by admin
By Sujit Chakraborty Agartala, Feb 21 (IANS) Patriotic and modern songs, street plays, poems and colourful decorations using small trees were the highlights in the run-up to Saturday's assembly elections in Tripura. Both ... Read more...

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