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Left pays homage to Jyoti basu on the road


July 8th, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 8 (IANS) Left Front members protested outside the West Bengal assembly Sunday after the speaker denied entry to former lawmakers to pay respect to former chief minister ... Read more...

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Indian, Bangladeshi war heroes celebrate victory day


December 16th, 2011 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 16 (IANS) The launch of a "Race to Dhaka" and a pictorial book depicting the 1971 Bangladesh liberation war marked the 40th anniversary of 'Vijay Divas' as war ... Read more...

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Sand artist pays tribute to Dev Anand


December 5th, 2011 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Dec 5 (IANS) Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik Monday created a huge sculpture in Odisha as a tribute to Bollywood legend Dev Anand who died after a career spanning 65 ... Read more...

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Mamata spends time with kids on Children’s Day


November 14th, 2011 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 14 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee merrily chatted with school kids while legendary magician P.C. Sorcar (Jr.) showed magic tricks as the city celebrated Children's ... Read more...

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Children sing in praise of Gandhi


October 2nd, 2011 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) Sounds of 'Raghupati Raghav Raja Ram' resonated in the air as animated children, mostly from slums and shelter homes, sang songs to pay homage ... Read more...

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Mamata ties rakhi on officials, journalists


August 13th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 13 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee tied rakhis on state secretariat officials, ministers and journalists to celebrate Raksha Bandhan - the festival of brother-sister bonding ... Read more...

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Sonia in Dhaka for conference on autism


July 25th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 25 (IANS) Sonia Gandhi, chairperson of India's ruling United Progressive Alliance (UPA), is here to attend the inaugural session of a two-day conference on autism.Gandhi is Monday ... Read more...

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Sandy tribute to Japan tsunami victims (With Images)


March 12th, 2011 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 12 (IANS) Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik Saturday sculpted a image on the beach in Orissa's Puri town as a tribute to the hundreds of people who lost their ... Read more...

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Nepal’s first democratic prime minister Bhattarai dies


March 5th, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Lalitpur (Nepal), Mar. 5 (ANI): Nepal's first democratically elected prime minister, Krishna Prasad Bhattarai, has died at the age of 87.Bhattarai, one of the founders of the Nepali Congress, was pronounced ... Read more...

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Fitness Pioneer Jack LaLanne Passes Away At 96


January 25th, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Jan 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Jack LaLanne, the fitness pioneer who is known to have popularized the concept of healthy eating and maintaining good health, breathed his last on Sunday. The ... Read more...

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Political leaders to pay homage to 2001 Parliament House attack victims


December 12th, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 12 (ANI): Cutting across all barriers, leaders of all political parties will lead the nation in paying homage on Monday to those, who lost their lives in the ... Read more...

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Nation pays homage to Bhim Rao Ambedkar on his 55th death anniversary


December 6th, 2010 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 6 (ANI): The nation today paid homage to the Father of Indian Constitution and Bharat Ratna, Dr Bhim Rao Ambedkar, on his 55th death anniversary today.President Pratibha ... Read more...

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Prince William attends Remembrance Service in Afghanistan


November 14th, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Nov.14 (ANI): Prince William flew to Afghanistan on Sunday to pay tribute to Britain's war dead killed in the trouble-stricken country and in other conflicts. According to The Sunday Telegraph, ... Read more...

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After Obamas visit, Mani Bhavan expects tourism boost


November 7th, 2010 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
By Ruchika Kher Mumbai, Nov 7 (IANS) US President Barack Obama is the first high-profile international visitor to set foot in the Mani Bhavan Gandhi Sangrahalaya in the last 50 years and ... Read more...

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German Foreign Minister visits Rajghat


October 19th, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.19 (ANI): German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle visited Rajghat, the memorial of Mahatma Gandhi, to pay homage to the Father of the Nation on Tuesday.Westerwelle was welcomed by Tara ... Read more...

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Jagan Mohan to take out ‘Odarpu Yatra’ in defiance of party high command


August 23rd, 2010 - 10:00 pm ICT by ANI
Kadappa (Andhra Pradesh), Aug.23 (ANI): Unfazed by warnings of the party high command, Jagan Mohan Reddy, son of former Andhra Pradesh chief minister Y. S. R. Reddy, on Monday decided to ... Read more...

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Nation pays homage to Rajiv Gandhi on his 66th birth anniversary


August 20th, 2010 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 20 (ANI): The nation on Friday paid homage to former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi on his 66th birth anniversary.President Pratibha Patil, Vice President Hamid Ansari, Prime Minister Dr. ... Read more...

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Martyrs Day: Curfew reimposed in Sopore, Batamaloo areas of Srinagar


July 13th, 2010 - 6:44 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, July 13 (ANI): Curfew was reimposed in the Sopore and Batamaloo areas of Srinagar on Tuesday to prevent the surfacing of untoward incidents on the occasion of Martyrs Day.Life in the ... Read more...

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DG BSF pays floral tribute to jawan killed in Akhnoor’s Pargwal sector


July 7th, 2010 - 10:52 pm ICT by ANI
Akhnoor, July 7 (ANI): Senior Border Security Force officers paid floral tributes to the deceased jawan at BSF headquarters at Paloura in Jammu before his body was flown to his native town ... Read more...

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Andhra remembers Narasimha Rao on 90th birth anniversary


June 28th, 2010 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Monday remembered its native son and late prime minister P.V. Narasimha Rao on his 90th birth anniversary, with the state's Congress government paying "heartful ... Read more...

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South African President meets President Patil


June 4th, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 4 (ANI): South African President Jacob Zuma, who is on a three-day visit to India, met President Pratibha Devisingh Patil here on Friday.The visiting President was accorded a ... Read more...

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Leaders of all parties pay rich tributes to Rajiv Gandhi


May 21st, 2010 - 9:22 pm ICT by ANI
Sriperumbudur (Tamil Nadu), May 21 (ANI): Leaders of all political parties paid floral tribute to former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi in Tamil Nadu's Sriperumbudur on his 19th death anniversary on Friday.Tamil ... Read more...

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Kolkata pays last tribute to theatre doyen Kumar Roy


March 1st, 2010 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 1 (IANS) The members of Kolkata's cultural fraternity Monday paid their last tribute to noted theatre personality Kumar Roy, the pioneer of the Bengali theatre movement for decades, who died ... Read more...

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Thousands bid farewell to Jyoti Basu in Kolkata


January 19th, 2010 - 6:48 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Jan 19 (ANI): Thousands of party workers and well wishers gathered in Kolkata on Tuesday to bid farewell to Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) patriarch Jyoti Basu.Basu's body, draped ... Read more...

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Homage paid to martyrs of suicide attack on Parliament in 2001


December 13th, 2009 - 7:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 13(ANI): Families of those who were martyred during the attack on Parliament in 2001, paid homage to them on the 8th anniversary at the Amar Jawan Jyoti in the ... Read more...

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State funeral given to ex-Rajasthan Governor S.K.Singh


December 2nd, 2009 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec.2 (ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patel on Wednesday paid floral tribute to the late governor ofRajasthan state and former foreign secretary, Shailender Kumar Singh.Singh passed away after a prolonged ... Read more...

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PM leads nation in paying floral tribute to Nehru


November 14th, 2009 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Leader of Opposition L.K. Advani and United Progressive Alliance (UPA) chairperson Sonia Gandhi Saturday led the nation in paying floral tributes to ... Read more...

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Spain’s Crown Prince Felipe called on President Patil


November 11th, 2009 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov. 11 (ANI): Spain's Crown Prince Felipe called on President Pratibha Devisingh Patil here on Wednesday.Prince Felipe, also known as the Prince of Asturias and Princess Letizia arrived in ... Read more...

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A rose named Natasha Richardson!


November 1st, 2009 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 1 (IANS) Friends of late star Natasha Richardson are planning to honour the actress by naming an English rose in her memory. The 45-year-old actress, who was married to star ... Read more...

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Centre ready to talk if Maoists stop violence: Tharoor


October 31st, 2009 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 31 (IANS) Minister of State for External Affairs Shashi Tharoor Saturday said that the centre was ready to hold talks with the Maoist rebels if they abjure violence. "As far ... Read more...

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Cyprus supports India’s bid for permanent UNSC membership


October 31st, 2009 - 7:14 pm ICT by ANI
Nicosia (Cyprus): On the last day of her six-day state visit to London and Cyprus, President Pratibha Singh met Cyprus President Demitris Christofias at the Presidential Palace in Nicosia, and was told ... Read more...

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UN issues stamp to honour Gandhi


October 3rd, 2009 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Oct 3 (IANS) The United Nations has released a one-dollar colourful postal stamp of Mahatma Gandhi to commemorate the 140th birth anniversary of the apostle of peace observed Friday as ... Read more...

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Nation pays homage to Mahatma Gandhi on his 140th birth anniversary


October 2nd, 2009 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 2 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, led the nation in paying homage to Mahatma Gandhi on his 140th birth anniversary at his memorial "Raj Ghat" here ... Read more...

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Ex-Andhra CM YSR buried with full state honours in native village


September 4th, 2009 - 7:10 pm ICT by ANI
Pulivendula (Kadapa, Andhra Pradesh), Sep.4 (ANI): Former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Rajsekhara Reddy, who tragically died in a helicopter crash on Wednesday morning, was on Friday buried with full state ... Read more...

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Chopper carrying YSR’s body arrives in Kadapa


September 4th, 2009 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad, Sep.4 (ANI): The flag-draped and flower-bedecked coffin of former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Rajsekhara Reddy arrived in his native village Pulivendula in Kadapa District by an Indian Air Force ... Read more...

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