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Indian-Americans celebrate I-day while Sunita greets from space (Lead)


August 15th, 2012 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 15 (IANS) Indian American astronaut Sunita Williams sent greetings from space as the community celebrated India's 66th Independence Day with colourful parades, featuring Bollywood stars and cultural ... Read more...

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Tibetan PM congratulates India


August 15th, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Aug 15 (IANS) The Tibetan administration in exile here Wednesday congratulated India on its 66th Independence Day and expressed gratitude for the country's support to the Tibetans.At a function ... Read more...

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London bids musical adieu to Olympics


August 13th, 2012 - 4:33 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 13 (IANS) With high voltage performances by the past, present and future from the world of music, London bid goodbye to the Olympics with a stylish yet ... Read more...

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‘B’ for bomb, ‘ch’ for chaku…in UP school books


April 26th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 26 (IANS) Upside down pictures of India's national flag, chapters to teach the Hindi alphabet that say 'b' for 'bomb' and 'ch' for 'chaku' (knife)...These glaring anomalies have ... 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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Free kitchens in Jammu on Anna victory


August 28th, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 28 (IANS) People in this winter capital of Jammu and Kashmir took out processions and set up free kitchens at various places Sunday to celebrate the end ... Read more...

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Celebrations in Chhattisgarh after Anna breaks fast


August 28th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 28 (IANS) A large number of people gathered on the streets in this Chhattisgarh capital Sunday to celebrate after Anna Hazare ended his fast in New Delhi."It's ... Read more...

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Foreigners admire Hazare wave in Ramlila ground


August 19th, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) It was an amusing sight to see a group of Americans waving the Indian tricolour at the Ramlila ground Friday, adding colour to the Anna ... Read more...

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Avoid Hazare’s procession route, say traffic cops


August 19th, 2011 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) The Delhi Traffic Police Friday advised commuters to avoid routes from where social activist Anna Hazare's cavalcade passed.Although no formal traffic advisory has been ... Read more...

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Cheers, slogans as Anna leaves Tihar for Ramlila ground (Second Lead)


August 19th, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) The skies poured and the crowds cheered. Civil society activist Anna Hazare, who is fasting for a stronger anti-corruption law, Friday left the Tihar Jail ... Read more...

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Cheers, slogans as Hazare leaves Tihar (Lead)


August 19th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Civil society activist Anna Hazare, who is fasting for a stronger anti-corruption law, Friday left Tihar jail after three days to be received by cheering ... Read more...

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Flag hoisting, anti-graft parades mark Independence Day in US


August 16th, 2011 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 15 (IANS) Indians across America celebrated India's 65th Independence Day with flag hoisting ceremonies at Indian missions and India day parades in seven major cities with a ... Read more...

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‘India Against Corruption’ demonstration outside UN


August 13th, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 13 (IANS) Donning paper "Anna caps", about 30-40 India Against Corruption (IAC) volunteers held a demonstration at the UN building here in support of social activist ... Read more...

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Flags, slogans, songs… all for Anna


June 8th, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) The Indian tricolour was in abundance. So were placards and posters denouncing corruption. Rajghat was overflowing with the elderly and the young. There were ... Read more...

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IAF women exorcise 2005 Everest ghost


June 3rd, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, June 3 (IANS) An Indian Air Force (IAF) team Friday formally concluded its Everest expedition by handing over the Indian tricolour and the IAF flag they had flown on ... Read more...

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More IAF climbers summit Everest (Lead)


May 25th, 2011 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu/New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) The Indian tricolour and Indian Air Force (IAF) flags flew atop Mt Everest once more Wednesday as five more climbers from the IAF expedition summited ... Read more...

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Everest waits for Indian tricolour


May 9th, 2011 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 9 (IANS) With efforts mounted to create new records on Mt Everest and the first summits having already started last week, the world's highest peak is now awaiting ... Read more...

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Frenzied fans brew carnival atmosphere in Bangalore


May 6th, 2011 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 6 (IANS) A summer holiday, a cool night and a home team brought about 20,000 frenzied fans to the flood-lit Chinnaswamy Stadium late Friday to watch the Royal ... Read more...

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Envoy protests anti-India activity by Nepal Maoists


April 16th, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 16 (IANS) Ahead of Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna's proposed visit, India has lodged protests with Nepal over the Maoist party stepping up anti-India activities, including the ... Read more...

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India Zindabad! rings across Dubai after cricket victory (With Image)


April 3rd, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 3 (IANS) The Indian tricolour was fluttering on the streets of this Gulf city and people were out shouting and partying after India's victory against Sri Lanka ... Read more...

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World Cup win festivity continues Sunday


April 3rd, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) After a night of fireworks, dancing and loud cheering, the World Cup win ecstasy continued Sunday with Delhiites determined to take the celebrations to another ... Read more...

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Indians in Canada celebrate World Cup win (Lead)


April 3rd, 2011 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 3 (IANS) Indians across Canada erupted in joy as Team India skipper M.S. Dhoni hit the winning six to lift the cricket World Cup. Many danced on the ... Read more...

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Indians in US exult as India wins World Cup


April 3rd, 2011 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 3 (IANS) From Atlanta to Washington, Indians across America erupted in unbridled joy as skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni smashed a six in far off Mumbai to win India ... Read more...

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India in carnival mode after World Cup win (Roundup)


April 3rd, 2011 - 1:17 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) India erupted in joyous celebrations as M.S. Dhoni and his men beat Sri Lanka to win the cricket World Cup after 28 years. Fireworks lit ... Read more...

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Big B wishes Team India all the best for final


March 31st, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has congratulated Team India on its winning the World Cup semifinal against Pakistan and wished them luck for Saturday's ... Read more...

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Celebrity fan Sudhir a hit at Kotla (World Cup Diary)


March 9th, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) He may not have yet attained the celebrity status of Sri Lankan Percy Abeysekara or Chaudhury Abdul Jalil "Chacha" of Pakistan as a cheer ... Read more...

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Kumaraswamy accuses top BJP leadership of backing Yeddyurappa


January 27th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Jan 27 (ANI): Janata Dal (Secular) leader H D Kumaraswamy on Thursday accused the senior leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of backing Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa, who ... Read more...

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BJP vows to go ahead with ‘Ekta Yatra’ as Jammu standoff continues (Roundup)


January 24th, 2011 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Jammu, Jan 24 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday vowed to press ahead with plans to hoist the national flag in the heart of Srinagar even after its leaders ... Read more...

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Kashmir seals border with Punjab to thwart BJP march


January 22nd, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 22 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Police are engaged in sealing the state's border with Punjab at Lakhanpur to prevent the Bharatiya Janata Party's Tiranga Yatra from entering the state. ... Read more...

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BJP to go ahead with flag hoisting in Srinagar


January 6th, 2011 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 6 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will go ahead with its plans to hoist the Indian tricolour at the historic Lal Chowk in Srinagar on Republic Day despite ... Read more...

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Jammu celebrates anniversary of state’s accession with India


October 26th, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 26 (IANS) Several functions were held across this winter capital city of Jammu and other places in the region Tuesday as part of celebrations of the 64th accession day of ... Read more...

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Closing ceremony rehearsal makes crowd go berserk


October 14th, 2010 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) With two hours still to go for the Commonwealth Games closing ceremony, spectators at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium were already clapping and cheering loud as the ... Read more...

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Crowd roars ‘Chak de India’ for hockey heroes


October 10th, 2010 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) Thousands of spectators Sunday proved that India's national game hockey rules their hearts as they danced, sang and cheered for the men in blue who defeated ... Read more...

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Nepal shares joy, sorrow with two nations


August 15th, 2010 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Aug 15 (IANS) As India celebrated its 64th Independence Day Sunday with pride and pomp and Bangladesh mourned for the assassination of the architect of the nation, Sheikh ... Read more...

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Airforce mountaineers set off on Mission Tricolour


August 6th, 2010 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) A team of Indian Air Force (IAF) mountaineers was Friday flagged off from here on an expedition to scale Mt. Elbrus in Europe and Mt. Kilimanjaro in ... Read more...

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