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Sunny Deol didn’t need my help: Ravi Kishan


May 14th, 2012 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 14 (IANS) Bhojpuri superstar Ravi Kishan, who shares screen space with Sunny Deol in "Mohalla Assi", set on the ghats of Varanasi, says a star like Sunny didn't ... Read more...

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Mamata leads candle light vigil for AMRI victims


December 13th, 2011 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 12 (IANS) People cutting across religious and social barriers led by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday took out a candlelight march to pay tribute to ... Read more...

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For charity, all roads lead to KBC winner’s house


December 6th, 2011 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Dec 6 (IANS) A woman wants Rs.20 lakh for her daughter's wedding, a man wants another Rs.20 lakh to meet an emergency, a priest wants donation in return ... Read more...

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Official accuses attendant of sorcery


November 18th, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 18 (IANS) In a bizarre incident, a woman district magistrate in Uttar Pradesh has accused one of her attendants - a woman homeguard - of staging some kind ... Read more...

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German woman’s ashes immersed in sea


August 1st, 2011 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Aug 1 (IANS) The ashes of a German woman who died after living in a hotel here for eight years were Monday immersed in the sea in line with ... Read more...

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Nepal hosts Asia’s first public lesbian wedding


June 20th, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, June 20 (IANS) Three years after Nepal's Supreme Court recognised same-sex unions, the Himalayan republic Monday hosted Asia's first public lesbian wedding with the couple flying from the US ... Read more...

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Bollywood’s ‘Baabul’ story comes alive in Nepal


March 8th, 2011 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, March 8 (IANS) As Nepal celebrated International Women's Day Tuesday with colourful marches and public programmes, there were indications that the winds of change were indeed blowing through the ... Read more...

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Murdered Indian-origin bride’s family to retrace last hours of her life


March 2nd, 2011 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Town, Mar 2(ANI): Indian-origin bride Anni Dewani's family will accompany the South African police on a journey to retrace the last few hours of her life in Cape Town last year.Anni's ... Read more...

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Husband of burnt Auckland Indian woman was son of Hindu priest


January 26th, 2011 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland (New Zealand), Jan.26 (ANI): The husband of an Auckland-based Indian woman, who was burnt to death, is the son of a Hindu high priest and was nearly deported from New Zealand ... Read more...

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Court reserves order on plea against puja on premises


January 20th, 2011 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Jan 20 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court Thursday reserved its order on a petition challenging performance of Hindu rituals and puja during a groundbreaking ceremony held on the court premises last ... Read more...

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Millions celebrate Makar Sankranti in Bihar


January 14th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Jan 14 (IANS) Millions of people in Bihar took a dip in the holy Ganga river Friday to mark the annual harvest festival of Makar Sankranti. The people celebrated it with ... Read more...

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Agra warms up with tourists, festival cheer


January 14th, 2011 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Jan 14 (IANS) After nearly a fortnight of biting cold, Agra has perked up with the Lohri and Makar Sankranti estivals heralding warmer weather and more tourists.The sunshine is back in ... Read more...

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Gujarat high court’s secular credentials questioned in PIL


January 11th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Jan 11 (IANS) A Gujarat High Court bench headed by Chief Justice S.J. Mukhopadhaya Tuesday refused to hear a public interest suit questioning the court's secular credentials. The bench of ... Read more...

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Christian Church transformed into Ganapathy Hindu temple in Scotland


January 4th, 2011 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Jan 4 (ANI): Former Wardlawhill Church in Rutherglen (Scotland, United Kingdom) is reportedly Sri Sundara Ganapathy Temple now.Before the Temple organizers purchased it, Wardlawhill Church was affiliated to Church of ... Read more...

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Hindu priest forced to ‘work as a slave’ by temple owners wins $2.3m


December 18th, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 18 (ANI): A Hindu priest feels vindicated after he won 2.3 million dollars as compensation for being forced to work as a slave for seven years by temple owners in ... Read more...

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Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt all set to have an Indian wedding


December 18th, 2010 - 12:36 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Dec 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There are reports that actress Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt are planning to have an Indian wedding in the next month. They would marry in ... Read more...

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Jolie-Pitt Hindu wedding tickles Canada


December 17th, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Dec 17 (IANS) The reported decision by Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie to have a Hindu wedding in an ashram in Rajasthan next year to formalize their live-in ... Read more...

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Diving for diamonds - and life - in Yamuna waters (Feature With Image)


November 19th, 2010 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
By Subuhi Parvez New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Moinuddin and Krishna, though as different as chalk and cheese, have one thing in common. They follow a unique profession that both chanced upon many ... Read more...

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(After 12) Cash registers jingle as foreigners wed in Rajasthan


November 2nd, 2010 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Anil Sharma Jaipur, Nov 2 (IANS) Marriages may be made in heaven, but many are surely billed in Rajasthan. From Indophile celebrities to lovelorn backpackers, weddings for foreigners have become the ... Read more...

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Russell Brand To Arrive On White Horse To Wed Fiancé Katy Perry


October 23rd, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 23, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Russell Brand and Katy Perry are all set to tie the knot in true blue Indian style over this weekend and the Indian media, too, is ... Read more...

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Mandap, flowers…Katy-Russell set for weekend wedding near Ranthambore


October 22nd, 2010 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
By Anil Sharma Jaipur, Oct 22 (IANS) A 'mandap' is in place, so are the flowers and giant wedding chairs. British comedian Russell Brand and American pop singer Kate Perry are finally set ... Read more...

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Hindus feel Brand-Perry marriage ‘moving in right direction’


October 22nd, 2010 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Oct 22 (ANI): Hindus seem to be currently convinced that upcoming Russell Brand and Katy Perry marriage is 'moving in the right direction' in following traditional Hindu rituals, although ... Read more...

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Russell Brand, Katy Perry to marry sitting on giant thrones


October 22nd, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 22 (ANI): Lovebirds Russell Brand and Katy Perry will tie the knot Posh and Becks-style - by sitting on giant thrones.The pair were said to have "burst out ... Read more...

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Perry to wear traditional Indian jewellery in wedding


October 21st, 2010 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 21 (IANS) Singer Katy Perry, who is set to tie the knot with fiance Russell Brand in India this weekend, will be wearing traditional Indian jewellery during the wedding.The ... Read more...

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Katy Perry ‘adorned in Indian jewellery as she lands in Indian’


October 21st, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, 0ct 21 (ANI): Katy Perry and Russell Brand finally landed in India yesterday - the bride-to-be was seen trying to hide the traditional 'Nath' jewellery under a blanket as she ... Read more...

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Katy-Russell at resort near Ranthambore for engagement


October 20th, 2010 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
By Anil Sharma Jaipur, Oct 20 (IANS) Celebrity couple Katy Perry and Russell Brand have checked in at a resort near the Ranthambore national park in Rajasthan for their engagement ceremony Wednesday, ... Read more...

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Three women perform father’s ‘pinda daan’ in Gaya


September 26th, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 26 (IANS) Three Hindu women from Tamil Nadu Sunday broke age-old Hindu traditions by offering 'pinda daan' (salvation rituals) for their father in Bihar's Gaya town. Raj Lakshmi, Guni Sundari and ... Read more...

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Japanese couple weds Hindu style in Bodh Gaya


September 24th, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 24 (IANS) A Japanese couple tied the knot in Bihar's Bodh Gaya, a holy town for Buddhists, in Hindu style to send a message of peace and harmony to ... Read more...

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Hundreds of people throng Gaya to pray for their ancestors’ salvation By


September 23rd, 2010 - 7:19 pm ICT by ANI
By Surya Pratap Gaya, Sep. 23 (ANI): Hundreds of people thronged the holy town of Gaya to pray for the salvation of their ancestors. The 15-day period of 'Shraad Paksha', a period during which ... Read more...

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Three arrested in US for killing Indian student


July 22nd, 2010 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 22 (IANS) Three people have been arrested in the US on charges of gunning down an Indian software engineering student from Hyderabad during an apparent robbery at Bridgeport ... Read more...

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Child marriage common among Indian workers


July 18th, 2010 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, July 18 (IANS) Child marriages are common among the Indian community in the rubber estates in Malaysia's Negri Sembilan state, a Hindu priest has said. Tamil language daily Tamil Nesan ... Read more...

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White House sways to bhangra to celebrate Asian heritage


May 25th, 2010 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, May 25 (IANS) After celebrating Diwali last year by lighting a ceremonial diya, US President Barack Obama celebrated Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month with bhangra beats ... Read more...

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Hindu priest kills three daughters, self in Pakistan


March 25th, 2010 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 24 (IANS) A Hindu priest killed his three daughters and then himself inside a temple in Mirpur Khas district of Pakistan's Sindh province, a media report said Wednesday. Tekamdas Meghwar first ... Read more...

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Indo-Brit Jaya creates sensation in music world with debut single


March 2nd, 2010 - 3:59 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Mar 2 (ANI): Jaya has created a storm with her debut single "DJ Do It Again", and has thus become the first Indo-British female to be signed by a ... Read more...

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Packed with pilgrims, Lord Krishna’s land dances to Holi


March 1st, 2010 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
By Brij Khandelwal Vrindavan (Uttar Pradesh), March 1 (IANS) A cloudy morning failed to deter Holi revellers who were out in full force in Goverdhan, Barsana, Mathura, Vrindavan and other pilgrim destinations associated ... Read more...

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