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Shutdown affects life in Punjab (Lead)


September 20th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 20 (IANS) The nationwide shutdown call by the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) and left parties affected normal life in Punjab and got a mixed response in Haryana and ... Read more...

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Sheikh Abdullah’s 30th death anniversary passes almost unnoticed


September 8th, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 8 (IANS) On his 30th death anniversary Saturday, few people came to pay homage to Sheikh Muhammad Abdullah, who led the struggle against Maharaja Hari Singh and championed ... Read more...

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20 killed as suicide bomber targets funeral in Afghanistan (Lead)


September 4th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Jalalabad (Afghanistan), Sep 4 (IANS) At least 20 people were killed and more than 50 others injured Tuesday afternoon when a suicide bomber hit a funeral procession in eastern ... Read more...

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Five Killed, many injured in Syria blast


September 4th, 2012 - 3:21 am ICT by IANS
Beirut, Sep 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least five people were killed and about 30 injured in a car bomb blast in the Jaramana neighbourhood of Damascus, reported Al-Mayadeen TV Monday.Until ... Read more...

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Twin blasts kill 12 at Syria funeral


August 29th, 2012 - 4:33 am ICT by IANS
Beirut, Aug 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Twin blasts during a funeral killed at least 12 people and injured 48 in a predominantly Christian suburb of Syrian capital Damascus, Syria's state TV ... Read more...

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Deshmukh dies in Chennai, mourned by leaders, Bollywood (Second Intro Roundup)


August 15th, 2012 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Chennai/New Delhi/Mumbai, Aug 14 (IANS) Union minister and former Maharashtra chief minister Vilasrao Deshmukh died at a Chennai hospital Tuesday after prolonged illness. Leaders across the political spectrum mourned ... Read more...

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Deshmukh dies in Chennai, mourned by leaders, Bollywood (Intro Roundup)


August 14th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai/New Delhi/Mumbai, Aug 14 (IANS) Union minister and former Maharashtra chief minister Vilasrao Deshmukh died at a Chennai hospital Tuesday after prolonged illness. The news led to parliament being ... Read more...

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Deshmukh dies in Chennai, mourned by leaders, Bollywood (Roundup)


August 14th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai/New Delhi/Mumbai, Aug 14 (IANS) Union minister and former Maharashtra chief minister Vilasrao Deshmukh died at a Chennai hospital Tuesday after prolonged illness. The news led to parliament being ... Read more...

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Vilasrao’s funeral at his village Wednesday


August 14th, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 14 (IANS) Former Maharashtra chief minister Vilasrao Deshmukh's funeral will be held at his village Babhalgaon Wednesday evening, sources close to the family said.The body of the union ... Read more...

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Vilasrao’s funeral at his village Wednesday


August 14th, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 14 (IANS) Former Maharashtra chief minister Vilasrao Deshmukh's funeral will be held at his village Babhalgaon Wednesday evening, sources close to the family said.The body of the union ... Read more...

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Crowd has scant respect for the departed: Big B


July 20th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 20 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan is unhappy with the way crowd behaved during Rajesh Khanna's funeral procession.Tweeting his anger, Big B wrote: "The funeral of Rajesh Khanna ... Read more...

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Grandson Aarav lights Rajesh Khanna’s pyre (Second Lead)


July 19th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 19 (IANS) Grandson Aarav performed the last rites of Rajesh Khanna at the Vile Parle crematorium Thursday with family, friends and fans bidding the superstar a tearful ... Read more...

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Thousands gather to bid adieu to Kaka


July 19th, 2012 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 19 (IANS) Braving the rain, thousand of fans gathered at Bollywood's first superstar Rajesh Khanna's home to be part of their icon's funeral procession here Thursday.The ... Read more...

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Thousands attend Bal Apte’s funeral


July 18th, 2012 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 18 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party leader, RSS ideologue and two-time Rajya Sabha member Bal Apte was cremated here Wednesday, with thousands attending the last rites.A mammoth funeral ... Read more...

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BJP ex-vice president Bal Apte dead


July 18th, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 17 (IANS) Veteran Bharatiya Janata Party leader and Rashtriya Swayamasevak Sangh ideologue Bal Apte passed away here Tuesday following a lung ailment, according to a party official.He ... Read more...

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Close aide of legislator arrested in Ranvir Sena chief’s killing


June 6th, 2012 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 6 (IANS) A special investigation team (SIT) of the Bihar Police has arrested a close aide of a ruling party legislator in connection with the June ... Read more...

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Seven held in Ranvir Sena chief killing case (Lead)


June 4th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 4 (IANS) Seven people were arrested in Bihar's Bhojpur district Monday in connection with the June 1 killing of Ranvir Sena chief Brahmeshwar Singh 'Mukhiya', police said.A special ... Read more...

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Violent protests rock Bihar for third day


June 3rd, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 3 (IANS) Widespread violent protests rocked Bihar for the third consecutive day Sunday over the killing of Ranvir Sena chief Brahmeshwar Singh 'Mukhiya'.Protestors indulged in violence and arson ... Read more...

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Violence during Ranvir Sena chief’s funeral (Lead)


June 2nd, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 2 (IANS) Violence erupted as thousands Saturday joined the funeral procession of Ranvir Sena chief Brahmeshwar Singh 'Mukhiya', who was killed a day earlier at Ara in ... Read more...

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Thousands join Ranvir Sena chief’s funeral


June 2nd, 2012 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 2 (IANS) Thousands Saturday joined the funeral procession of Ranvir Sena chief Brahmeshwar Singh 'Mukhiya', whose killing in Bihar a day earlier sparked widespread violence.Singh, in his 70s, ... Read more...

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Assam party moves rights panel over power crisis


May 11th, 2012 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 11 (IANS) Amid protests against the severe power cuts across the state for over a week, Assam's regional political party Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) has sought the intervention ... Read more...

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Jewellers stage protest in Mumbai


April 12th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 12 (IANS) Over 2,000 mourners, part of the funeral of two jewellers who were murdered by four masked men near a busy suburban railway station, Thursday turned the ... Read more...

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Tension at Telangana student’s funeral procession


March 25th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 25 (IANS) The suicide of a student for separate statehood to Telangana has brought the issue back into focus with a shutdown being observed Sunday in Warangal ... Read more...

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31 killed in Iraq car bombing (Lead)


January 27th, 2012 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Jan 27 (IANS) At least 31 people were killed and 60 others injured Friday in a suicide car bombing that targeted a funeral procession in Baghdad, Xinhua reported.An interior ... Read more...

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A mass, a cremation…adieu Mario Miranda


December 12th, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Loutolim (Goa), Dec 12 (IANS) Goa bid a moving, teary farewell to acclaimed artist Mario Miranda, who was consigned to flames at a crematorium after a funeral mass at a ... Read more...

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Congress MP, hundreds attend Kishenji cremation


November 27th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 27 (IANS) The last rites of slain Maoist leader Kishenji were performed Sunday in his hometown Peddapalli in Andhra Pradesh, attended by a larger number of slogan-shouting ... Read more...

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Hazarika’s last rites Wednesday, a million pay last respects


November 8th, 2011 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Nov 8 (IANS) More than a million people have paid their last respects to one of the doyens of Indian music, Bhupen Hazarika, whose body has been kept at ... Read more...

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Thackeray blasts Team Anna


November 7th, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 7 (IANS) Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray Monday advised Anna Hazare and his team members to desist from taking undue credit for the so-called victory over various ... Read more...

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Massive preparations in Assam for Bhupen Hazarika’s final journey


November 6th, 2011 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Nov 6 (IANS) Massive arrangements are being made in Assam's main city of Guwahati for the funeral rites of music maestro Bhupen Hazarika who passed away in a Mumbai ... Read more...

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Pune firing continues to rock Maharashtra Assembly


August 12th, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 12 (IANS) The police firing on Pune farmers continued to rock the Maharashtra assembly for the fourth consecutive day as the opposition targeted the Congress-led government, saying ... Read more...

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Thousands bid final farewell to Pune legislator


June 11th, 2011 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, June 11 (IANS) Top state politicians Saturday marked their presence at the funeral of Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) legislator Ramesh Vanjale, who died here following a massive heart ... Read more...

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Maharaja of Jaipur Bhawani Singh is dead


April 17th, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 17 (IANS) Brig. Sawai Bhawani Singh, the last titular maharaja of Jaipur, passed away at a private hospital in Gurgaon, his family said Sunday. He was 79."Bhawani Singh ... Read more...

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Kashmir cleric opposing stone throwing killed in blast (Roundup)


April 9th, 2011 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 8 (IANS) Prominent Kashmiri religious leader Maulana Showkat Shah, whose fierce opposition to last year's stone throwing youngsters had led to his being dubbed an "Indian agent" and ... Read more...

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Thousands join funeral of slain Kashmiri religious leader


April 8th, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 8 (IANS) Thousands of mourners joined the 'Nimaz-e-Jinaza' (funeral prayers) of Kashmiri religious leader Maulana Showkat Ahmad Shah, who was killed in a powerful blast outside a mosque ... Read more...

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Body of Indian girl killed in Australia cremated


March 19th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by ANI
Vadodara, Mar 19 (ANI): The body of 24-year-old Indian student Tosha Thakkar, who was allegedly raped and murdered in Australia, was cremated here on Saturday.Tosha, daughter of local businessman Sunil Thakkar, ... Read more...

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