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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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B-Town wishes Eid Mubarak


August 19th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) Bollywood actor Priyanka Chopra and Anupam Kher wished "Eid Mubarak" Sunday, while filmmaker Shekhar Kapur and iconic star Amitabh Bachchan urged everyone to maintain harmony.In ... Read more...

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16 Amarnath devotees killed as truck falls into gorge (Second Lead)


July 27th, 2012 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 27 (IANS) At least 16 people on their way back from the Amarnath pilgrimage were killed and 20 injured, three of them critically, when the truck in which ... Read more...

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PETA to snake charmers: Use fake snakes on Nag Panchami


July 20th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) As Hindus gear up to celebrate the Nag Panchami festival Monday, the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) Friday urged snake charmers to ... Read more...

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Band baaja baarat on Delhi streets Tuesday


April 23rd, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Come Tuesday, all roads in the capital will turn into one huge marriage procession. Delhi residents, be prepared for blaring music and traffic snarls as ... Read more...

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Mumbai celebrates Ram Navami with devotion


April 1st, 2012 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 1 (IANS) Ram Navami was celebrated with devotion in temples across Mumbai Sunday to herald the ninth day of the Hindu calendar's first month of Chaitra - and ... Read more...

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President greets nation on spring New Year


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Thursday greeted the people of the country on the new year festivals of Chaitra Sukladi, Ugadi, Gudi Padava, Cheti Chand, Navreh ... Read more...

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Mahashivaratri celebrated across India


February 20th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) Millions of Hindus thronged temples across the country Monday to celebrate Mahashivaratri, with some shrines receiving as many as one hundred thousand devouts.It is the ... Read more...

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One lakh devotees at Odisha’s Lingaraj temple


February 20th, 2012 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 20 (IANS) The 11th century Lingaraj temple here saw a crowd of more than a lakh early Monday, police said, as devotees across Odisha kept a fast and ... Read more...

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India’s gold consumption down


February 16th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) India's gold consumption in 2011 fell by seven percent to 933.4 tonnes, down from 1,006.3 tonnes, due to volatility in rupee value and the tightening ... Read more...

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Diwali celebrated in Trinidad and Tobago


October 27th, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Port-of-Spain, Oct 27 (IANS) Diwali was celebrated in style in Trinidad and Tobago Wednesday with Hindus offering prayers, lighting earthen lamps and singing and danced to celebrate the festival in ... Read more...

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Save snakes from atrocities on Nag Panchami: PETA


August 2nd, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) As Hindus gear up to celebrate the Nag Panchami festival Thursday, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) Tuesday urged them to discourage atrocities ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa shifted deadlines before walking to Raj Bhavan


July 31st, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 31 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa thrice shifted in three days the time for tendering his resignation, keeping his Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on tenterhooks and ... Read more...

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BJP observers tap legislators on Yeddyurappa’s successor (Lead)


July 30th, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 30 (IANS) With scam-hit Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa reiterating that he would resign Sunday, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) central observers Arun Jaitley and Rajnath Singh ... Read more...

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‘Explosive’ mining report seems to ‘implode’ Karnataka BJP (Karnataka Newsletter)


July 29th, 2011 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 29 (IANS) From scam-hit Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa to backbencher lawmakers of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), everyone Friday proclaimed to be a "disciplined soldier" of the ... Read more...

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Will resign July 31 and work for party: Yeddyurappa


July 29th, 2011 - 2:24 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 29 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa late Thursday announced he would resign July 31 and work for the party, over 12 hours after the Bharatiya Janata ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa finally told to quit, seeks time till July 31 (Intro Roundup)


July 29th, 2011 - 1:13 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore/New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday asked its first chief minister in south India, Karnataka's B.S. Yeddyurappa, to step down after being indicted in ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa to resign, but after July 31


July 29th, 2011 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore/New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) A defiant Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa Thursday relented to resign but sought time till July 31 even as the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party ... Read more...

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Delhi heads for a day of weddings Friday


May 4th, 2011 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Within days of the royal wedding of Britain's Prince Williams and Kate Middleton that attracted global audience, Delhi will have its own wedding moments Friday ... Read more...

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Zed urges Hindus worldwide to take vow of charity on Akshay Tritiya


April 28th, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), April 28 (ANI): Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, sending early Akshay Tritiya greetings to one billion Hindus of the world, has asked them each to take a vow of undertaking ... Read more...

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President, Vice President, PM greet nation on Ram Navami


April 12th, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 12 (ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patil, Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari and Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh have greeted the nation on the auspicious occasion of Ram Navami, ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh bans unsafe flour


April 6th, 2011 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 5 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Tuesday imposed a ban on sale of a particular brand of buckwheat flour suspected to be contaminated and unsafe. The flour is ... Read more...

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UP devotees celebrate beginning of Hindu New Year


April 4th, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
Varanasi, Apr 4 (ANI): Devotees in Uttar Pradesh organised cultural events and celebrated Vikram Samwat, the day of new year according to the Hindu calendar today.Hundreds of devotees gathered in the wee ... Read more...

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India celebrates Mahashivratri with fasting and prayers (Roundup)


March 2nd, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Bangalore/Lucknow, March 2 (IANS) Millions of hindu devotees across the country and the world celebrated Mahashivratri with ritual bathing, fasting and prayers.People thronged temples in thousands during the ... Read more...

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Devotees throng Orissa temples on Shivratri


March 2nd, 2011 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 2 (IANS) Devotees observed fast and thronged temples of Hindu god Shiva across Orissa Wednesday on the occasion of Shivratri.More than a lakh devotees have already visited the ... Read more...

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Pakistani Hindus not happy with security for Shivaratri


February 27th, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 27 (IANS) A Hindu rights group has demanded immediate removal of the district coordination officer (DCO) of Chakwal in Pakistan's Punjab province, after he allegedly refused to provide security ... Read more...

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Thousands celebrate traditional demon fair in Kullu


February 21st, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Kullu, Feb.21 (ANI): Thousands attended the traditional eight-day-long Fagli Fair or demon fair on Sunday in Himachal Pradesh.The fair started with the beginning of the Phagun month of the Hindu calendar and ... Read more...

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The Cast Of ‘NO PROBLEM’ Felicitates The Auspicious Lakshmi Puja Trading


November 6th, 2010 - 7:57 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 6, 2010 (Showbiz PR Wire): Eros International Media Ltd (Eros International), the largest studio in India, along with the cast of their forthcoming movie ‘ NO PROBLEM’, produced by Anil Kapoor ... Read more...

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Himalayan shrines to be closed for public next month


October 18th, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Dehradun, Oct 18 (IANS) Popular Himalayan Hindu shrines in Uttarakhand will be closed for the winters next month, officials said Monday.The temple priests decided to close Kedarnath and Badrinath temples for the ... Read more...

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‘Pakistani wrestlers to take part in Kashmir competition’


October 13th, 2010 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 12 (IANS) A team of 10 Pakistani grapplers will take part in a wrestling competition in Katra town of Jammu and Kashmir Thursday, an organiser said.The contest has been ... Read more...

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CWG security takes shine out of Ramlila celebrations


October 2nd, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Prathiba Raju New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) No giant wheel rides, no food stalls. This year's Ramlila celebrations are set to be a quiet affair thanks to the stringent security arrangements in ... Read more...

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Delhi comes alive with ‘kanwariyas’


August 7th, 2010 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Orange-robed men on the streets, roadside camps for them to rest, high decibel cries of "Har Har Mahadev"... Delhi is witnessing an intoxicating fervour in one of ... Read more...

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Kanwarias throng Haridwar for annual monsoon festival


August 7th, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
Normal 0By Ashish GoelHaridwar, Aug 7 (ANI): Thousands of pilgrims from across India have converged at the banks of River Ganges in Haridwar, Uttarakhand as part ... Read more...

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River Ganges turns turbulent with rains in Varanasi; rituals disrupted


August 2nd, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
By Girish Kumar DubeyVaranasi, Aug 2 (ANI): Following incessant rains in Varanasi, the water level of the River Ganges has risen causing making it difficult for devotees to offer prayers on the ... Read more...

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Vogue editor apologizes to upset Hindus


June 18th, 2010 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), June 18 (ANI): Vogue India editor, who made Hindus upset by her reported remarks challenging Hindu gods, has apologized.Priya Tanna, editor of Vogue India, in a communiqué to acclaimed Hindu ... Read more...

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