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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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Sonia attacks BJP, says debate issues in parliament (Lead)


August 30th, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Barmer (Rajasthan), Aug 30 (IANS) UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi Thursday took head-on BJP's threat of taking the coal blocks allocation issue to the streets.She lashed out at the party ... Read more...

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Sonia attacks BJP, says debate issues in parliament


August 30th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Barmer (Rajasthan), Aug 30 (IANS) UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi Thursday took head-on BJP's threat of taking the coal blocks allocation issue to the streets.She lashed out at the party ... Read more...

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Freedom stalwart Lokmanya Tilak will be heard again


August 23rd, 2012 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Aug 23 (IANS) He was one of the stalwarts of the Indian freedom struggle and had given the ringing call: "Swaraj is my birthright, and I shall have it." ... Read more...

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Baba Ramdev using ‘loose language’, says Congress


August 14th, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Corporate Affairs Minister M. Veerappa Moily Tuesday accused Baba Ramdev of using "loose language" for the people in authority as the Congress said ... Read more...

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‘Courts must keep in mind limitations of state’


August 13th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 13 (IANS) Courts should keep in mind weaknesses and constraints of the state and authorities before issuing directives and judgments, a Guwahati High Court judge has said."The judgement ... Read more...

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President honours freedom fighters


August 9th, 2012 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Thursday honoured and feted freedom fighters to mark the 70th anniversary of the Quit India Movement at an elegant ceremony that ... Read more...

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India to help Bangladesh over 1971 war martyrs’ graves


July 25th, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) India has offered Bangladesh help to trace graves of freedom fighters of the 1971 War of Liberation war and transfer their remains, and asked Dhaka ... 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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Musharraf was behind n-strike warning for India


June 16th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 16 (IANS) The Pakistani warning of a nuclear strike on India within eight seconds, as reported in a British daily, was actually made at the behest of ... Read more...

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Pakistan boasted of n-strike on India: Report


June 15th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 15 (IANS) Pakistan could launch a nuclear strike on India within eight seconds, an army general boasted in 2001 in Islamabad, the Guardian reported Friday.The warning is ... Read more...

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Mumbai street vendor to speak at Rio labour meet (With Images)


May 20th, 2012 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 20 (IANS) Vegetable vendor Salma fights for the rights of the city's street vendors and has been jailed many times. Now the 26-year-old is going to an international ... Read more...

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Parliament resolves to uphold its supremacy


May 13th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) The Indian parliament Sunday marked its 60th anniversary with both the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha resolving to "uphold and maintain" its "dignity, ... Read more...

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Parliament remembers Tagore


May 8th, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) Parliament remembered Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore on his 151st birth anniversary Tuesday.Among those who paid floral tributes to the "great son of India" in ... Read more...

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After 80 years, revolutionaries get graduation degrees


March 22nd, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 22 (IANS) Two women revolutionaries in India's freedom struggle, Bina Das and Pritilata Waddedar, were posthumously awarded their BA degrees by Calcutta University Thursday.The recognition came 80 years ... Read more...

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Coaching terminal at Naihati to mark Bankim Chandra’s 175th birth anniversary


March 14th, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Kolkata, March 14 (IANS) Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi Tuesday proposed setting up a coaching terminal and a museum in West Bengal's Naihati to celebrate the 175th birth anniversary of ... Read more...

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Special programmes mark Biju Patnaik’s birth anniversary


March 5th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 5 (IANS) Several programmes was organised to pay tribute to former state chief minister and legendary leader Biju Patnaik on his 96th birth anniversary in Odisha, an official ... Read more...

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Neglected paintings by Sobha Singh to be restored


March 4th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 4 (IANS) Portraits of late Punjabi poet Amrita Pritam, Guru Teg Bahadur, and Lord Krishna made by celebrated artist Sobha Singh have been withering away in a Himachal ... Read more...

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A unique temple - dedicated to India’s freedom fighters


March 4th, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, March 4 (IANS) Indian Army chief General V.K. Singh Sunday opened the first Rashtra Mandir, dedicated to freedom fighters and social workers, at the Mankameshwar temple complex here.The Rashtra ... Read more...

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Bangladesh war movies’ fest to be held in Agartala


February 5th, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Feb 5 (IANS) Bangladesh will tell the world about the genocide of its three million people and mass atrocities on 200,000 women and children perpetrated by Pakistani forces during ... Read more...

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No successor yet, Narasimhan does R-Day honours


January 26th, 2012 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 26 (IANS) Though his term officially ended Wednesday, Andhra Pradesh Governor E.S.L. Narasimhan unfurled the national flag and took the salute at the Republic Day parade here ... Read more...

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Hasina visits Tripura Wednesday to commemorate history


January 10th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 10 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina makes a historic border crossing here Wednesday with a 100-member delegation to commemorate the northeast Indian state's role in her ... Read more...

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Over 100 people start fast with Hazare


December 27th, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 27 (IANS) Over 100 people joined Anna Hazare as he began his three-day fast to press the demand for a stronger Lokpal bill, an activist said."Over 100 ... Read more...

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Bangladeshi ‘Guerrilla’ a huge draw at Agartala film fest


December 26th, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Dec 26 (IANS) Bangladeshi film "Guerrilla", which recreates the valiant deeds of the freedom fighters in the 1971 liberation war, is attracting huge crowds at the week-long Agartala film ... Read more...

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In Madhya Pradesh, emergency detainees, freedom fighters at par


December 22nd, 2011 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Dec 22 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh government has hiked the honorarium for those detained during the Emergency to Rs.15,000 per month, taking it at par with the pension received ... Read more...

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Goa’s ‘Tuberculosis’ Cunha fought colonial Portuguese cancer


December 18th, 2011 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
(ATTN NEWS EDITORS: This is the third and last in a series on the 50th anniversary of Goa's liberation Dec 19, 2011. This story is about the man who mentored the ... 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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Roadmap aside, urgent issues await Sonia in Goa


December 16th, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 16 (IANS) Even as Congress president Sonia Gandhi, at her public rally here Saturday, promises to lay out Goa's roadmap for a quarter century ahead, there are ... Read more...

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Goa’s freedom fighters disillusioned, to boycott liberation’s 50th anniversary


December 16th, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
(ATTN NEWS EDITORS: This is the second in a series of stories on the 50th anniversary of Goa's liberation Dec 19. This story is about the disillusionment of those who fought ... Read more...

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Black flags to greet Sonia Gandhi in Goa


December 15th, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 15 (IANS) Intellectuals, literatteurs, educationists, retired bureaucrats and freedom fighters will greet Congress president Sonia Gandhi with black flags during her brief visit to Goa on Dec ... Read more...

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Goa government lambasted on illegal mining in anniversary feature


December 13th, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 13 (IANS) Constant efforts by the state government to play down the illegal mining scandal in Goa notwithstanding, a feature article released by the Press Information Bureau ... Read more...

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AMU students’ union election results declared


December 11th, 2011 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh, Dec 11 (IANS) Syed Sharique Ahmad, a BA (final year) student, has been elected president of the Aligarh Muslim University Students Union (AMUSU), an official said Sunday.Abdul Quadir Jilani, ... Read more...

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Freedom fighters to skip Goa liberation celebrations


December 8th, 2011 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 8 (IANS) Freedom fighters who battled the Portuguese before the colonial rulers were eventually chased out of Goa by the Indian Army plan to boycott the high-profile ... Read more...

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25 Bangladeshi’s to attend 40th anniversary celebrations of ‘71 war


December 7th, 2011 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 7 (IANS) Three serving army officers along with 22 Mukti Jodhas (freedom fighters) from Bangladesh will join in the five-day 40th anniversary celebrations of the Bangladesh Liberation War ... Read more...

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Anna attacks government on FDI front too


November 30th, 2011 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Ralegan Siddhi (Maharashtra), Nov 30 (IANS) Even as he continues his attack on the United Progressive Alliance government over corruption and the Lokpal bill, Anna Hazare Wednesday opened a ... Read more...

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