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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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From translation screens to ACs, gurdwaras go hi-tech (Feature)


May 2nd, 2012 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh/Amritsar, May 2 (IANS) The afternoon heat outside bothers none. As the gathering of the devout listens to hymns in air-conditioned comfort, the English translation of the lyrics appears on ... Read more...

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Delhi observes Good Friday with fasting and prayers


April 6th, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Delhi observed Good Friday with fasts and day-long prayers to mark the crucifixion of Jesus Christ.The day started with fasting which will end Sunday when ... Read more...

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Karan Singh performs at ICCR soiree


February 22nd, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) Revealing another side of his versatile nature, Indian Council of Cultural Relations (ICCR) president and veteran Congressman Karan Singh rendered a selection of light ... Read more...

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One lakh devotees worship god Shiva in Bangalore


February 20th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 20 (IANS) An estimated one lakh people from 60 countries assembled at the Art of Living (AoL) international centre on the city's outskirts Monday to worship Hindu god ... Read more...

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PM offers prayers at Golden Temple on New Year


January 1st, 2012 - 8:33 am ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Jan 1 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived at the holiest of Sikh shrines 'Harmandar Sahib', popularly known as Golden Temple, early Sunday to offer prayers on the ... Read more...

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Prayers, devotion mark Gurpurab in Punjab, Haryana


November 10th, 2011 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 10 (IANS) Illuminated gurdwaras, thousands of 'langars' or community kitchens and long queues of devotees were seen across Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh as people celebrated Gurpurab, the birth ... Read more...

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Thousands watch Kumari worship at Belur Math


October 4th, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 4 (IANS) Thousands of devotees from all over the country and abroad watched 'Kumari Puja' or the worship of a prepubescent girl on Mahashtami Tuesday at Belur Math ... Read more...

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South Indian actress Nayanthara changes religion?


August 9th, 2011 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 9 (IANS) Top southern actress Nayanthara has converted from Christianity to Hinduism, say sources close to the Arya Samaj, even as she herself maintains a studied silence on ... Read more...

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Rajasthan’s Dalit women celebrate ‘liberty’ at temple


June 20th, 2011 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Varanasi, June 20 (IANS) In a revolution of sorts, some 200 Dalit women from Rajasthan Monday achieved what they thought would remain a mirage -- performing rituals with upper caste ... Read more...

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Royal wedding reminds Big B of Sherwood’s chapel


April 30th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Bollywood's megastar Amitabh Bachchan was reminded of the chapel in his alma mater Sherwood while he watched the wedding ceremony of Prince William and ... Read more...

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Hazare campaign to feature ‘corruption devta’ - courtesy Jaspal Bhatti


April 28th, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 28 (IANS) As anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare begins his nationwide awareness campaign against corruption from Varanasi next month, he will have the "corruption devta (god)" with him - ... Read more...

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Hindus greet Buddhists on Vesakha


April 27th, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), April 27 (ANI): Hindus have sent greetings to Buddhist communities worldwide for the upcoming Vesakha.Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a release in USA on Tuesday, expressed warmest greetings on ... Read more...

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Christians give 48-hour ultimatum to Nepal government


April 4th, 2011 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 4 (IANS) On a relay hunger-strike in Kathmandu for 13 days, Nepal's enraged Christian community Monday gave a 48-hour ultimatum to the fledgling government of Prime Minister Jhala ... Read more...

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India can lead the world, says Dalai Lama


April 2nd, 2011 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) India, the land of Mahatma Gandhi, can lead the world on the path of non-violence, Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama said at a lecture ... Read more...

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A bat full of wishes for Indian team (World Cup Diary)


March 24th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, March 24 (IANS) A bat full of wishes greeted the Indian team as their bus pulled into the Sardar Patel Stadium for the World Cup quarterfinal against defending champions ... Read more...

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Royal wedding album to be released on iTunes


March 24th, 2011 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 24 (ANI): Prince William and Kate Middleton's wedding is set to make musical history - a recording of the ceremony will be available to download within hours of the ... Read more...

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Wills-Kat wedding album to be made available to download in iTunes


March 24th, 2011 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 24 (ANI): Prince William and Kate Middleton's wedding is set to make musical history - a recording of the ceremony will be available to download within hours of the ... Read more...

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Payal Rohtagi’s quiet New Year (Movie Snippets)


January 2nd, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 2 (IANS) While most Bollywood stars welcomed the New Year by partying all night long, actress Payal Rohtagi preferred to stay at home and spend time with her ... Read more...

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Brian David Mitchell found guilty in Elizabeth Smart kidnapping guilty


December 11th, 2010 - 2:18 am ICT by BNO News
SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (BNO NEW) -- Former street preacher Brian David Mitchell was convicted on Friday of the 2002 kidnapping of 14-year-old Elizabeth Smart from her Utah bedroom, only to ... Read more...

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Allahabad women celebrate ‘Sunder Dooj’ on banks of River Yamuna


November 23rd, 2010 - 9:52 pm ICT by ANI
Allahabad, Nov.23 (ANI): Scores of women gathered on the banks of the River Yamuna here on Tuesday to celebrate the festival of 'Sunder Dooj'.During this festival they apply traditional traditional cleansing stuff ... Read more...

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Bodies of Missing Ohio Family Found in Hollow Tree


November 20th, 2010 - 12:27 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Nov 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a story from the Associated Press, a town is grieving after a search which lasted over a week to find the mother and brother of thirteen year ... Read more...

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Narender Modi greets people on Gujarati New Year


November 7th, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad, Nov.7 (ANI): Gujarat Chief Minister Narender Modi here on Sunday wished people on the eve of Gujarati New Year that begins after the festival of lights Diwali.Modi today arrived at ... Read more...

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Elizabeth Smart Trial Begins, Accused Behaves Erratically On First Day


November 2nd, 2010 - 7:58 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Salt Lake City, Nov 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) After 8 years of the sensational kidnapping of Salt lake City resident Elizabeth Smart, the trial for the case has started. In 2002 ... Read more...

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Church gives Hindu funeral to its hospital doctor


October 12th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvalla (Kerala), Oct 12 (IANS) He was a Hindu and one of their longest serving doctors, so a Kerala church broke from tradition Tuesday to cremate him in the premises of a ... Read more...

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Fans celebrate Amitabh Bachchan’s 68th birthday across the country


October 11th, 2010 - 8:47 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai/Kolkata/Allahabad, Oct.11 (ANI): Fans of Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan celebrated his 68th birthday across India on Monday by offering prayers for his good health and happiness.People gathered outside the gate of ... Read more...

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Birth anniversary of Guru Ram Dass being celebrated in Golden Temple


October 9th, 2010 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
Amritsar, Oct 9 (ANI): Scores of devotees thronged the Golden Temple here on Saturday to take a dip in the holy pond and pay obeisance on the 476th birth anniversary of Guru ... Read more...

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Unearthed cities in Southern Siberia could rewrite Aryan history


October 4th, 2010 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 4 (ANI): A new study has suggested that recently unearthed cities in Southern Siberia could rewrite Aryan history-as they are believed to be the original home of the Aryans.Twenty of ... Read more...

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Susan Boyle sings for the Pope, also gets 3 Guinness World records


September 19th, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Singer Susan Boyle sang for the Pope Benedict XVI on Thursday in front of a 65,000 strong audience. She sang at an event, which was held ... Read more...

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Singer Susan Boyle all set to sing for the Pope


August 26th, 2010 - 12:13 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Susan Boyle, the woman who captivated audience with her performance with the songs “I Dreamed a Dream” and “Les Miserables” is billed to sing for ... Read more...

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In Pakistan, Muslims and Hindus pray together against floods


August 25th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 25 (IANS) In times of adversity, religious differences are forgotten. In a rare demonstration of communal harmony, Muslims recited the Quran while the minority Hindus gathered for special prayers on ... Read more...

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Hindus, Muslims pray together to keep floods away


August 25th, 2010 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 24 (IANS) In a rare show of harmony, Muslims recited the Quran while the Hindus gathered for special prayers on the banks of river Indus near Shahdad Kot town of ... Read more...

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Tribals in Jharkhand celebrate Mansa festival


August 18th, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by ANI
By Girija Shankar OjhaPanchparagana (Jharkhand), Aug.18 (ANI): Members of the tribal communities in Jharkhand have always treasured their tradition and culture with utmost care. Many of the tribes have various rituals, which ... Read more...

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Shor Bazaar Ka Shor!!


August 11th, 2010 - 10:10 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 11, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): You have always seen Lord Krishna and Radha dancing to the tunes of many hymns. But have you ever imagined this love submerged pair tapping ... Read more...

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Devotees take out Lord Shiva’s marriage procession in Uttar Pradesh


August 8th, 2010 - 7:18 pm ICT by ANI
By Vibov PoravChandausi (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 8 (ANI): Devotees at Chandausi city of Uttar Pradesh dressed up as servitors of Lord Shiva and took out a colourful procession.The traditional procession, which ... Read more...

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