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Freedom fighter, Telangana leader Bapuji dead (Lead)


September 21st, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 21 (IANS) Eminent freedom fighter and a well-known figure in the Telangana movement, Konda Lakshman Bapuji died here Friday. He was 96.Bapuji, who was not keeping well for ... Read more...

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Freedom fighter, Telangana leader Bapuji is dead


September 21st, 2012 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 21 (IANS) Eminent freedom fighter and a well-known figure in the Telangana movement, Konda Lakshman Bapuji died here Friday. He was 96.Bapuji, who was not keeping well for ... Read more...

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Maharashtra cabinet mourns Deshmukh, Kunte


August 16th, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 16 (IANS) The Maharashtra cabinet Thursday condoled the deaths of union minister and former chief minister Vilasrao Deshmukh and Congress leader and former minister Prabhakar Kunte, an official ... Read more...

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We are here to battle corruption: Ramdev supporters


August 10th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Thousands of people began the day at the Ramlila Maidan early Friday with synchronised yoga but they insisted they were there only to give strength ... Read more...

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Congress marks ‘Quit India’ movement’s 70th anniversary


August 10th, 2012 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 9 (IANS) Thousands of Congressmen, including freedom fighters, remembered the sacrifices of the country's founding fathers on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of 'Quit India' movement ... Read more...

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President honours freedom fighters


August 9th, 2012 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Thursday honoured and feted freedom fighters to mark the 70th anniversary of the Quit India Movement at an elegant ceremony that ... Read more...

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Ramdev back at Ramlila ground, on three-day fast (Second Lead)


August 9th, 2012 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Back at the Ramlila Maidan, yoga guru Baba Ramdev Thursday announced a three-day fast against corruption and black money and said the government would ... Read more...

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Ramlila Maidan ready for Ramdev campaign (Lead)


August 8th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) The Ramlila Maidan here is set for yoga guru Baba Ramdev's campaign against corruption and black money from Thursday, with his aides expecting thousands ... Read more...

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Delhi braces for another Ramdev protest


August 8th, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Final touches were being given Wednesday at the Ramlila ground here where yoga guru Ramdev will launch a campaign against black money and corruption ... Read more...

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Ranbir Kapoor wants to do sports-based movie


July 14th, 2012 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) His body of work boasts of an impressive range of roles - from a romantic saga to a musical to a touching story of a ... Read more...

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Vajpayee’s ancestral home in shambles


December 25th, 2011 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bateshwar (Uttar Pradesh), Dec 25 (IANS) The ancestral home of Atal Bihari Vajpayee in Bateshwar, where the former prime minister spent much of his childhood, is in a poor state ... Read more...

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Mahatma’s companion dead


November 28th, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 28 (IANS) Pushpa Ranjan Chatterjee, who fasted with Mahatma Gandhi in 1947 here against India's break up and communal riots, died at his home in Hooghly Monday, family ... Read more...

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Hat-trick for Corporate Voice|Weber Shandwick at SABRE Awards


November 21st, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Corporate Voice|Weber Shandwick (CVWS), one of India's most awarded public relations consultancies, has won three top awards -- including the coveted India Consultancy of the ... Read more...

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JD-S vice president Bapu Kaldate dead


November 17th, 2011 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Aurangabad (Maharashtra), Nov 17 (IANS) Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) vice president Bapu Kaldate died here early Thursday morning, a family friend said. He was 86. He is survived by his educationist wife ... Read more...

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Freedom fighter, wife end fast after pension assurance


November 9th, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Nov 9 (IANS) A 99-year-old freedom fighter and his 86-year-old wife ended their indefinite hunger strike here after the government assured them of old age pension and initiating steps ... Read more...

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99-year-old on hunger strike for freedom fighter’s pension


November 5th, 2011 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Nov 5 (IANS) A 99-year-old freedom fighter Saturday began a hunger strike here to get his pension for taking part in India's struggle for independence. His 86-year-old wife is ... Read more...

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Vasant Sathe was an Indira loyalist (Obit)


September 24th, 2011 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) Veteran Congress leader Vasant P. Sathe, who passed away in Gurgaon late Friday evening, was blessed with remarkable oratory skills which he honed during ... Read more...

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Lines of cynicism and creativity by Anna fans


August 23rd, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) "Gali gali mein shor hai, sabhi neta chor hain (there is a refrain in every alley, all leaders are thieves)".Be it old slogans with ... Read more...

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Anna movement to figure in Jharkhand school syllabus


August 20th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 20 (IANS) The Jharkhand government is contemplating to include social activist Anna Hazare's movement against corruption in school syllabus."When the Vinoba Bhave movement, the anti-British Quit India movement ... Read more...

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Bhopal gas survivors burn effigy of corruption


August 9th, 2011 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Aug 9 (IANS) More than 200 survivors of the Union Carbide gas disaster burnt an effigy symbolising corruption and demonstrated against "Corruption in medical care, rehabilitation and compensation disbursement".The ... Read more...

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Anna Hazare flags off rally in Mumbai


August 9th, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 9 (IANS) Social activist Anna Hazare Tuesday flagged off a rally here of 2,000 participants on 500 cars and bikes in his ongoing struggle for a nationwide mechanism ... Read more...

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Anna Hazare to address rally in Mumbai Tuesday


August 8th, 2011 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 8 (IANS) Social activist Anna Hazare will flag off a torch march and a car and bike rally to garner support for the civil society's Jan Lokpal bill ... Read more...

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Legendary Lata not ready to call it quits


June 5th, 2011 - 10:33 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 5 (IANS) She is 81 and scoffs at any talk of retirement. After working for seven decades, recording songs for over 1,000 movies and singing in more than ... Read more...

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Two Indian farmers commit suicide every hour: CPI-M leader


April 24th, 2011 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 24 (IANS) Two farmers are committing suicide every hour in India while the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government is busy serving the interests of foreign and domestic corporates, ... Read more...

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People power: Hazare breaks fast, PM meets anti-graft law demand (Afternoon Lead)


April 9th, 2011 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) The diminutive, bespectacled man sipped from a glass of juice and cheers resonated across the vast expanse that is India. Anna Hazare had broken ... Read more...

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Patil releases postage stamp on freedom fighter Subhadra Joshi


March 24th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar. 24 (ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patil released a commemorative postage stamp on freedom fighter Subhadra Joshi hereon Wednesday evening in the presence of Union Minister of Communications and Information ... Read more...

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Nepal’s ‘Quit India’ fighter PM dies at 87


March 5th, 2011 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, March 5 (IANS) Krishna Prasad Bhattarai, lovingly dubbed the "saint prime minister" of Nepal for an exemplary political life untarnished by any scandal, and an active participant in India's ... Read more...

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Quit India hero Sushil Dhara dies at 99


January 28th, 2011 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 28 (IANS) Sushil Dhara, one of the last remaining heroes of the 1942 Quit India revolution against the British, died at Mahishadal in West Bengal's East Midnapore district Friday. He ... Read more...

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Montek, Iyengar among Padma awardees for public service


January 25th, 2011 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia and noted nuclear scientist P.K. Iyengar were among the seven Padma awardees in the public affairs section this year. ... Read more...

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Rockets, Mahatma and army: Books to beat the chill (IANS Books This Week)


December 23rd, 2010 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) The book cart this week is a year-end holiday treat.1. Books: "All About Rockets"; Written by S.K. Das, Published by Penguin-India; Priced at Rs.175The book explores ... Read more...

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PM condoles death of noted economist Dr. Lakshmi Chand Jain


November 15th, 2010 - 8:20 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 15 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh, has condoled the passing away of noted Gandhian and economist Dr. Lakshmi Chand Jain, who breathed his last on Sunday ... Read more...

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Rabindra Sangeet exponent Kalim Sharafi dead


November 2nd, 2010 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Nov 2 (IANS) Kalim Sharafi, known for singing Rabindranath Tagore's songs in Bangladesh and India, died at his residence here Tuesday. He was 85, a media report said.Born in Birbhum, now ... Read more...

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Kannada Films ‘BJ’ And ‘Hejjegalu’ Launched, Based On Novels


October 15th, 2010 - 7:28 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 14, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The president of Karnataka Film Chamber of Commerce Basanthkumar Patil launched two Kannada films last Sunday. One of the two films is titled Bettada Jeeva and ... Read more...

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Allahabad celebrates birth anniversary of Lal Bahadur Shastri


October 2nd, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
By Virendra PathakAllahabad, Oct. 2 (ANI): People paid homage to nation's former Prime Minister, Lal Bahadur Shastri, on his 106th birth anniversary here on Saturday.Students dressed as soldiers and sang patriotic songs ... Read more...

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Toronto Indians raise $320,000 for poor kids in India


September 28th, 2010 - 9:51 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Sep 28 (IANS) The Indo-Canadian community here raised $320,000 for the welfare of poor children in India at a fund-raising gala attended by former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam. The Sunday-night ... Read more...

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