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Freedom fighter, Telangana leader Bapuji dead (Lead)


September 21st, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 21 (IANS) Eminent freedom fighter and a well-known figure in the Telangana movement, Konda Lakshman Bapuji died here Friday. He was 96.Bapuji, who was not keeping well for ... Read more...

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Freedom fighter, Telangana leader Bapuji is dead


September 21st, 2012 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 21 (IANS) Eminent freedom fighter and a well-known figure in the Telangana movement, Konda Lakshman Bapuji died here Friday. He was 96.Bapuji, who was not keeping well for ... Read more...

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Literature is important, says Vinay Pathak


September 13th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 13 (IANS) Actor Vinay Pathak is upset about reading and writing books having taken a backseat in this day and age."Writing has dipped these days, only films and ... Read more...

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‘Finding kinder face than Hingal’s difficult’


August 26th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 26 (IANS) "It will be difficult to find a kinder face than Hangal's in the film industry," Maharashtra Governor K. Sankaranarayanan said Sunday in a tribute to the ... Read more...

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A.K. Hangal cremated


August 26th, 2012 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 26 (IANS) Veteran actor and theatre artist A.K. Hangal, who died here Sunday morning, was cremated in the afternoon, with his son Vijay performing the last rites."I ... Read more...

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Tilak booms, 92 years after death


August 25th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Aug 25 (IANS) Lokmanya Bal Gangadhar Tilak's booming voice resounded at a jam-packed gathering here 92 years after his death as everyone listened in pin-drop silence to an audio ... Read more...

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Maharashtra cabinet mourns Deshmukh, Kunte


August 16th, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 16 (IANS) The Maharashtra cabinet Thursday condoled the deaths of union minister and former chief minister Vilasrao Deshmukh and Congress leader and former minister Prabhakar Kunte, an official ... Read more...

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Freedom acquiring new meaning for thinking India


August 14th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Freedom as an idea is no longer what it was 65 years ago when India emerged from the shackles of British domination at the stroke ... Read more...

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Tripura CM condoles Lakshmi Sehgal’s death


July 23rd, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 23 (IANS) Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar and his Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Monday expressed deep shock over the death of veteran freedom fighter Lakshmi Sehgal."The downtrodden ... Read more...

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Netaji’s family condoles Sehgal’s demise


July 23rd, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 23 (IANS) The Family of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Monday condoled the death of freedom fighter and the revolutionary leader's close associate Lakshmi Sehgal, describing it as a ... Read more...

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Lakshmi Sehgal was courageous, compassionate: CPI-M


July 23rd, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
N0ew Delhi, July 22 (IANS) The CPI-M Monday described freedom fighter Lashmi Sehgal, an associate of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose who joined the party some four decades ago, as a ... Read more...

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Vice President, PM condole Lakshmi Sehgal’s death


July 23rd, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Vice President Hamid Ansari and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday condoled the death of veteran freedom fighter Lakshmi Sehgal, calling her "an icon of ... Read more...

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Veteran freedom fighter Lakshmi Sehgal dead (Lead)


July 23rd, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kanpur, July 23 (IANS) Lakshmi Sehgal, a close associate of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose and the first head of the women's wing of the Azad Hind Fauj, died around ... Read more...

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Freedom fighter Jawaharlal Darda’s widow dead


July 19th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, July 19 (IANS) Matoshri Veenadevi Darda, widow of the late freedom fighter Jawaharlal Darda, died here Thursday after prolonged illness, family sources said.She was 85 and is survived by ... Read more...

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NDA to finalise nominee for vice president Monday


July 16th, 2012 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) will meet here Monday to finalise its vice presidential candidate.The meeting comes two days after ruling ... Read more...

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NDA to finalise vice presidential nominee Monday


July 15th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance will finalise its vice presidential nominee Monday amid Najma Heptulla's name doing the rounds, party leaders said.The ... Read more...

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Bangladeshi leader accused of killing 57 during 1971 war


July 3rd, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 3 (IANS) Abdul Quader Mollah of Bangladesh's Jamaat-e-Islami party has been accused of plotting the deaths of at least 57 people in Dhaka during the 1971 war of ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh BJP wooing tribals in violence-hit Bastar


June 10th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 10 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Chhattisgarh is making determined efforts to win back tribals to the party in the run-up to the assembly elections ... Read more...

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Various events to mark Motilal Nehru’s 150th birth anniversary


June 9th, 2012 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) The national committee to celebrate the 150th birth anniversary of Pandit Motilal Nehru Friday decided to organise various activities, including seminars and conferences, to ... Read more...

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Goa wants ‘nuke-guru’ Anil Kakodkar as president


April 28th, 2012 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 28 (IANS) Goa's top industry body, scientists and local intelligentsia are pitching hard to put a 'nuke-guru' Anil Kakodkar in the presidential race and are seeking support ... Read more...

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Konkona back on sets, says Ranvir


April 26th, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 26 (IANS) Actor Ranvir Shorey says his wife Konkona Sen Sharma, who took a sabbatical after their son Haroon's birth, is back under arclights.The actress, who was last ... Read more...

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Story of an unsung hero from Uttarakhand (IANS Book Review)


April 25th, 2012 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
Book: "Johaar Kinkar: Babu Ram Singh"; Author: Gajendra Singh Pangti; Publisher: Dolka Innovations, New Delhi; Pages: 128; Price: Rs.150Nestled in the higher Himalayas, near the Milam glacier, is Johaar valley -- ... Read more...

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Chidambaram to decide on US historian’s visa Monday


March 31st, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram ordered a review of the decision on cancellation of the visa of US historian Peter Heehs, living in Puducherry, and ... Read more...

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Madonna’s album released in Russia three days early


March 23rd, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's largest search engine Yandex has made US pop star Madonna's new album available for download three days before its worldwide release, the company ... Read more...

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Madonna to support Russian gay community


March 23rd, 2012 - 5:08 am ICT by IANS
London, March 23 (IANS) Madonna has vowed to use her upcoming concert in Russia's St. Petersburg city to voice her support for local gays and campaign against a controversial ... Read more...

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Veteran freedom fighter Naikwadi is dead


March 22nd, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 22 (IANS) Renowned freedom fighter and one of the pioneers of the co-operative movement Nagnath Anna Naikwadi passed away after a prolonged illness here Thursday, according to family ... Read more...

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Dinesh Trivedi: Banerjee’s second choice as railway minister challenges his leader (Profile)


March 14th, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Kolkata, March 14 (IANS) For long Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee's trusted pointsman in New Delhi, Dinesh Trivedi, a trained pilot now in charge of the vast Indian ... Read more...

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Andhra high court admits petition for liquor mafia probe


February 27th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 27 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh High Court Monday admitted for hearing a public interest litigation seeking a comprehensive probe into the liquor mafia allegedly involving politicians and bureaucrats.The ... Read more...

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Peshawar airport renamed after Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan


January 28th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 28 (IANS) The airport in Pakistan's Peshawar city has been renamed after noted freedom fighter Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan.As a tribute to the Pashtun political and spiritual leader, ... Read more...

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India needs more young leaders: PM


January 28th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Calling for more Indian youth to take up leadership positions in all walks of life, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday said the young leaders ... Read more...

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Political spats cloud Netaji birthday celebrations in Bengal (Roundup)


January 24th, 2012 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 23 (IANS) West Bengal Monday paid glowing tributes to legendary freedom fighter Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose on his 115th birth anniversary, but the occasion was marred by ... Read more...

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Aamir enjoying free time with little one


January 13th, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) Aamir Khan is a bit free these days and the actor-producer is keeping himself busy spending time in watching his newborn son grow up."Hope ... Read more...

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Malaviya’s birth anniversary to be commemorated


January 7th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) A national committee led by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has been set up to commemorate the 150th birth anniversary of freedom fighter and educationist ... Read more...

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Low key birthday as Mamata turns 57


January 5th, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 5 (IANS) Mamata Banerjee turned 57 Thursday, marking her first birthday as West Bengal's chief minister, amid signs of a political storm brewing between her Trinamool Congress ... Read more...

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1,500 people join Lokpal bill campaign in Bangalore


December 27th, 2011 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 27 (IANS) About 1,500 people from all walks of life Tuesday joined campaign for a strong Lokpal bill and 25 people are on fast in support of ... Read more...

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