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War artefacts from 712 AD on display in Mumbai


September 21st, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) An exhibition of over 1,000 items on warfare and related antiques has been opened in Mumbai. The exhibition has been organised by the Lodha Foundation.Swords, spears, ... Read more...

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Mumbai gears up for Thursday’s shutdown


September 19th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) Even as the BJP said it would enforce a total shutdown in Mumbai Thursday over FDI in retail, the city is likely to see only a ... 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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Musician uses recycled cans for Lord Ganesha tribute


September 17th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Popular Indian classical vocalist and percussionist Taufiq Qureshi has used a concoction of recycled cans and drums to create a special musical tribute on the ... Read more...

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Andhra ‘laddu’ enters Guinness World Records


November 18th, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 18 (IANS) A huge 5,570-kg 'laddu' prepared for the recent Ganesh festival in Andhra Pradesh has entered the Guinness World Records.The laddu was prepared by Suvarnabhoomi Developers Private ... Read more...

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Idol immersion may have contaminated Delhi water


October 11th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) There is a strong possibility that Delhi's potable water has got contaminated with toxic dyes after the immersion of idols on Durga Puja last week ... Read more...

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High alert in Andhra Pradesh after Delhi blast


September 7th, 2011 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 7 (IANS) Police were put on high alert in Hyderabad, Visakhapatnam, Tirupati and other major towns of Andhra Pradesh Wednesday after a bomb blast near the Delhi High ... 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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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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Hyderabad Ganesh festival begins amid tight security


September 1st, 2011 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 1 (IANS) Chants of "Ganapati bappa moriya" rent the air as Ganesh Chavithi (Chaturthi) festival was celebrated here Thursday amid religious fervour and tight security.Devotees performed puja at ... Read more...

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Bust to honour cop who caught Kasab alive


May 30th, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 30 (IANS) Mumbai Police constable Tukaram Ombale, who sacrificed his life to catch Pakistani terrorist Mohammed Ajmal Amir Kasab alive Nov 26, 2008, will have a commemorative bust ... Read more...

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Thackeray visits Patekar for Ganeshotsav


September 22nd, 2010 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Respecting Nana Patekar's request to grace the Ganesh festival celebrations at his home, Shiv Sena Chief Bal Thackeray late Tuesday paid a visit to the actor's residence ... Read more...

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Ekta will not allow Manav and Archana to dance


September 18th, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 18, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): "Pavitra Rishta' star cast of Manav and Archana were supposed to take part in 2-hour long dance extravaganza to celebrate the spirit of Ganesh Festival. The ... Read more...

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Drunken youths vandalise Hindu temple in Bangladesh


September 14th, 2010 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chittagong (Bangladesh), Sep 14 (IANS) Six drunken young men vandalised a Hindu temple in Gosaildanga here, provoking protests by the minority community, a newspaper reported Tuesday. The incident occurred Saturday when the majority ... Read more...

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Two suspected terrorists in Mumbai: Police (Lead)


September 10th, 2010 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 10 (IANS) With the 10-day Ganesh festival starting Saturday, police Friday said that two suspected terrorists had entered Mumbai with a view to create disturbances. Joint Police Commissioner Himanshu Roy told ... Read more...

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Maximum city celebrates coming together of religions


September 1st, 2009 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
By Quaid Najmi Mumbai, Sep 1 (IANS) Fasting Muslims gather for puja at a marquee set up for the Ganesh festival and Hindus delay their aarti till the evening namaz is over -- ... Read more...

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Green Ganesh Chaturthi in Goa


August 23rd, 2009 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 23 (IANS) This year popular religious festival of Ganesh Chaturthi has come with a definite green lining in Goa. Aggressive campaigning and lobbying with civic authorities in Panaji by a ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh police clueless in Raipur blast case


August 23rd, 2009 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 23 (IANS) A day after a little known group triggered a powerful blast right in front of state's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) headquarters in the heart of the ... Read more...

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Ganesha Chaturthi festival charms devotees across the country


August 23rd, 2009 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
Bhubaneshwar/ Bangalore, Aug.23 (ANI): On the occasion of Ganesha Chaturthi (birthday), many devotees in different parts of the country like to pay their special obeisance to Lord Ganesha in distinct ways.In ... Read more...

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Prayers galore in Mumbai as Ganesh festival, Ramzan starts


August 23rd, 2009 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 23 (IANS) The city of Mumbai reverberated with the first 'azaan' (call for prayers) of the holy month of Ramzan and the 'aartis' welcoming the elephant-headed Lord Ganesh as the ... Read more...

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Shops in crime-hit Mangalore to shut early for two days


August 21st, 2009 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 21 (IANS) A series of stabbings in Mangalore has prompted authorities to order the closure of all commercial establishments by 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday in this city of ... Read more...

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No panic on Mumbai’s first day of restrictions


August 13th, 2009 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 13 (IANS) The first day of restrictions in Mumbai on account of swine flu started Thursday with the usual crowds of office-goers, the familiar rush in suburban trains and traffic ... Read more...

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Samajwadi Party demands arrest of Bal Thackeray and nephew


October 20th, 2008 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) President of the Samajwadi Party's Maharashtra unit Abu Azmi Monday demanded the arrest of Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray and his nephew Raj for attacks on north Indians ... Read more...

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Muslim ex-communicated over Ganesh ‘laddoo’ auction


September 24th, 2008 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 24 (IANS) A Muslim who bought a 'laddoo' in auction during the Ganesh festival thinking it would bring him good fortune was ex-communicated. But he returned to the fold after ... Read more...

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Lesser Ganesh idols in Ahmedabad, scanty rainfall to blame


September 2nd, 2008 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Sep 2 (IANS) The annual Ganesh festival is celebrated with much fervour across Gujarat, but fewer idols of the elephant-headed god have been made for immersion this year due to scanty ... Read more...

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God Ganesh goes overseas for Indian devotees!


July 19th, 2008 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Varada Bhat Mumbai, July 19 (IANS) Lord Ganesh may traditionally have a tiny mouse for a mount, but the portly elephant-headed god is now travelling across the seven seas - into the ... Read more...

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Anti-noise crusader for curbs on loudspeaker use in mosques


July 14th, 2008 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Anti-noise crusader Sumaira Abdulali has supported Shiv Sena leader Manohar Joshi's call for restricting the use of loudspeakers during Muslim prayers, saying that curbing noise pollution went beyond ... Read more...

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Devotees to offer Araghya to Sun God on Chhath puja


November 16th, 2007 - 1:32 pm ICT by admin
Patna, Nov 16 (ANI): A large number of devotees will gather on the banks of Ganga and other rivers across Bihar this evening to offer Araghya to the Sun God on the ... Read more...

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