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In Goa, people flock to Lord Ganesh, ignore shutdown


September 20th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 20 (IANS) Lord Ganesh emerged the hero while the all-India shutdown called by the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) and the Left was virtual a zero here, as ... Read more...

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Ganapati Bappa Morya, B-town chants on Ganesh festival


September 19th, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) Happiness, peace and 'modak' are on the minds of Bollywood celebrities like Madhuri Dixit and Karan Johar as the Ganesh festival began here Wednesday.Actors, filmmakers ... Read more...

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Asha Bhosle launches ‘Dhakku makum’ at Lalbaugcha Raja (With Images)


September 19th, 2012 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) Legendary singer Asha Bhosle, who is making her acting debut with the movie "Mai", launched a special song titled "Dhakku makum" from the film at the ... Read more...

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Traders to beseech Lord Ganesha against FDI in retail


September 18th, 2012 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 18 (IANS) Even as political parties oppose the UPA government's decision to allow 51 percent foreign direct investment (FDI) in multi-brand retail, a group of traders here ... Read more...

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Ban elephants in circus, says PETA


September 17th, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Animal rights group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has demanded a ban on elephants in circuses.Timed to coincide with Ganesh Chaturthi, celebrated ... Read more...

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Kareena happy for Salman’s success (Movie Snippets)


September 10th, 2012 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 10 (IANS) Kareena Kapoor is happy that Salman Khan's "Ek Tha Tiger" has done good business at the box office and says she and her beau, Saif ... Read more...

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I’m privileged to work in Bollywood: Madhurima


September 10th, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 10 (IANS) Southern actress Madhurima, who is gearing up for the release of her second Bollywood film "Kamaal Dhamaal Malamaal", considers herself lucky to work in the "national" ... Read more...

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Helmets must for bikers, pillion riders: Transport minister (Goa Newsletter)


September 1st, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 1 (IANS) Goa's most popular festival, Ganesh Chaturthi, which will be celebrated Sep 19, is the deadline set by the state government to make wearing of helmets compulsory ... Read more...

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Goa government pitches for fish-devourable Ganesh idols (With Image)


August 1st, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 1 (IANS) With Ganesh Chaturthi, the most popular religious festival in western India to be celebrated next month, Goa's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led coalition government is pitching ... Read more...

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Post-Puja, Yamuna battles immersion onslaught


October 7th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) Piles of holy trivia comprising wooden and mud skeletons of the goddess, tonnes of rotting flowers, polythene packs -- a day after the immersion ritual ... Read more...

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Maharashtra bids adieu to Lord Ganesh (Lead)


September 11th, 2011 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 11 (IANS) The Ganesh immersion ceremonies were a peaceful affair in Maharashtra Sunday, except for an accidental death and a couple of drowning incidents, officials said.Sunday marked the ... Read more...

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Ganesh Chaturthi: Bollywood too joins the festivities


September 11th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 11 (IANS) Filmmaker Shekhar Kapur reached Lalbaugh to offer prayers to Lord Ganesha before the immersion and says it was the world's most exciting place to be, ... Read more...

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All the best Ali, says KJo (Movie Snippets)


September 6th, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Pakistani actor-singer Ali Zafar has received good luck from popular filmmaker Karan Johar for his second Indian movie "Mere Brother Ki Dulhan", coming out ... Read more...

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Shooting fish prices eating into Goan festivities


September 6th, 2011 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 6 (IANS) Even Lord Ganesh, the 'vanquisher of troubles', could not come to the rescue of the average fish-loving Goan this Ganesh Chaturthi as fish prices first hit ... Read more...

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Why didn’t Sohail go for Salman’s surgery?


September 3rd, 2011 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 3 (IANS) Sohail Khan was hoping to accompany his elder brother Salman for the latter's surgery in Pittsburgh, but Hurricane Irene played spoilsport.The family's original plan of travelling ... Read more...

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Sensex closes higher for third straight session


September 2nd, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 2 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets Friday closed 144 points higher Friday, its third straight rise as traders bought into heavyweight stocks including Reliance ... Read more...

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Even after so many years ‘Godfather’ remains fresh: Big B


September 2nd, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) How did Amitabh Bachchan spend his Ganesh Chaturthi holiday Thursday? The 68-year-old enjoyed a rare day off by watching the classic ?The Godfather? series. ... Read more...

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Mumbai celebrates Ganesh Chaturthi with fervour (Lead)


September 1st, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 1 (IANS) With chants of 'Ganapati Bappa Moraya', lakhs of Mumbaikars Thursday welcomed Lord Ganesha on the first day of the 11-day festival that saw idols of ... Read more...

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Ganesha comes to capital for 11-day gala


September 1st, 2011 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) The benevolent elephant-headed god made a grand entry into the capital Thursday with 22 Maharashtrian Mandals (committees) installing colourful idols of Lord Ganesha ... Read more...

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Ganesh festival celebrated in Karnataka


September 1st, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 1 (IANS) Millions across Karnataka Thursday celebrated Ganesh Chaturthi with traditional gaiety and fervour, undeterred by cloudy weather and heavy rains in many parts. People thronged temples since ... Read more...

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Goa ushers in Ganesh Chaturthi


September 1st, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 1 (IANS) Thousands of homes in Goa ceremoniously brought home clay idols of the elephant-headed god and consecrated them on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi Thursday.The ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu celebrates Ganesh Chaturthi


September 1st, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 1 (IANS) The festival of Ganesh Chaturthi or Vinayaka Chaturthi as it is known in Tamil Nadu, was celebrated across the state Thursday with people thronging temples.Special prayers ... Read more...

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Ganpati Bappa Morya: B-Town wishes Happy Ganesh Chaturthi


September 1st, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) On Ganesh Chaturthi Thursday, several Bollywood celebrities like Amitabh Bachchan, Bipasha Basu, and Anupam Kher sent online greetings to their friends, family and fans, ... Read more...

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Hazare returns to native village


September 1st, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Ralegan Siddhi (Maharashtra), Sep 1 (IANS) Receiving a hero's welcome, anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare early Thursday arrived here to his native village from Delhi to celebrate the Ganesh Chaturthi ... Read more...

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Ganesh Chaturthi venue gets Rs.14 crore insurance


September 1st, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 1 (IANS) The most popular of Ganesh Chaturthi venues here has taken an insurance cover of Rs.14 crore. The Lalbaugcha Raja Sarvajanik Ganeshotsav Mandal - among the oldest ... Read more...

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Indian markets expected to catch up to global rally Friday


September 1st, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 1 (IANS) Indian equities markets, which remained closed Thursday for the second day running, are Friday expected to play catch up to the rally witnessed in bourses ... Read more...

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It’s Ganesh Chaturthi, millions welcome elephant god


September 1st, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 1 (IANS) The sounds of the first 'aarti' and 'sthapan puja' welcoming the elephant-headed Lord Ganesh resounded through this Maharashtra capital Thursday as the 10-day Ganpati festival began ... Read more...

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Rosaiah sworn in as Tamil Nadu governor


August 31st, 2011 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 31 (IANS) Former Andhra Pradesh chief minister Konijeti Rosaiah was sworn in as the Tamil Nadu governor here Wednesday.Madras High Court Chief Justice M.Y. Eqbal administered the oath ... Read more...

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Bollywood wishes fans on Eid


August 31st, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) The film fraternity makes it a point to wish their fans on every occasion. For Eid, they have asked fans to enjoy the festivity by ... Read more...

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Image of Goa minister with Lord Ganesh irks BJP


August 31st, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 31 (IANS) The image of a Goa minister next to Lord Ganesh on plastic bags meant for festival goodies and other free stuff has irked the Bharatiya ... Read more...

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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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Saffron group goes green for Ganesh Chaturthi


August 30th, 2011 - 10:42 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 30 (IANS) A saffron group has borrowed a tinge of green this year to drive home the message of a clean and environment friendly Ganesh Chaturthi in Goa ... Read more...

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Salman Khan heading to US for treatment


August 26th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 26 (IANS) Salman Khan leaves Saturday for the US for treatment of a medical condition that causes him unbearable pain in the head, jaws and cheeks.Amdist pain ... Read more...

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Telangana employees reject invitation for talks


August 11th, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 11 (IANS) Government employees in Telangana Thursday rejected the Andhra Pradesh government's invitation for talks over their proposed indefinite strike from Aug 17 to demand creation of ... Read more...

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School students to serve as priests at Ganesh festival


August 1st, 2011 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 1 (IANS) An umbrella organization of Ganeshotsav mandals in Mumbai has launched a unique project to train young girls and boys to officiate in rituals during the forthcoming ... Read more...

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