jana gana mana

India was undecided about national anthem at Independence


September 1st, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 1 (IANS) Even though India attained independence Aug 15, 1947, the country was undecided on its official national anthem on the auspicious day, an archived letter made public ... Read more...

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Documentary explores ‘Jana Gana Mana’ spirit


August 14th, 2012 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 14 (IANS) National anthems worldwide often become ritualised with its adherents paying little attention to the words or their underlying meaning. As India prepares to celebrate its 65th ... Read more...

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First match of AFC qualifier very critical: Coach


June 22nd, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Muscat, June 22 (IANS) India's under-22 head coach Arthur Papas said here Friday that their first match against Lebanon Saturday will be critical as it will lay the foundations of ... Read more...

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Lokmat’s record news spread of a world record (With Image)


February 10th, 2012 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 9 (IANS) In what is claimed to be an unprecedented innovation by a broadsheet, an English daily recently produced a full-colour picture and story spread over 16 columns ... Read more...

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India’s national anthem completes a century (Lead)


December 27th, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 27 (IANS) "Jana Gana Mana...", India's lilting national anthem, completed 100 years Tuesday.First sung by a choir on this date in 1911 at the 26th session of the ... Read more...

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National anthem becomes disabled-friendly


December 27th, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 27 (IANS) Exactly a century after it was first sung, India's national anthem has now become accessible to the hearing impared.Mumbai's Ali Yavar Jung Institute for Hearing Handicapped ... Read more...

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Indian national anthem completes 100 years


December 27th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) Indian national anthem "Jana Gana Mana..." completed 100 years Tuesday.It was on this day in 1911 that the song, penned by Rabindranath Tagore, was first ... Read more...

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Pranab releases new renditions of national anthem


August 12th, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Friday released a new audio-visual presentation of Rabindranath Tagore's poem "Jana Gana Mana" - the country's national anthem - ... Read more...

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(VM) Electrifying atmosphere at Wankehde


April 2nd, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 2 (IANS) The tri-colour fluttered all around and people danced and blew horns to make for an electrifying atmosphere at the packed Wankhede Stadium during the cricket ... Read more...

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Gilani, Manmohan meet teams before match begins


March 30th, 2011 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali, March 30 (IANS) The much anticipated India-Pakistan World Cup semifinal got off to a rousing start Wednesday with the prime ministers of both countries, India's Manmohan Singh and ... Read more...

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Yuvraj steals the thunder from defiant Ireland (Diary)


March 6th, 2011 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 6 (IANS) With a five-wicket haul, Indian all-rounder Yuvraj Singh stole the thunder Sunday, restricting a defiant Ireland to 207 in the World Cup Group B match at ... Read more...

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CWG Athletics: Krishna ends 52-year wait for gold, India sweeps women’s discus (Roundup)


October 12th, 2010 - 1:07 am ICT by IANS
By Sirshendu Panth New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) A long 52-year wait came to an end as India's national anthem was once again played in the Commonwealth Games athletics arena with woman discus ... Read more...

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19th Commonwealth Games begin, marking the India moment (Roundup)


October 4th, 2010 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
By Minu Jain and Sirshendu Panth New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) With song and dance, colour and culture, a touch of tradition and a dazzling display of technology, the rich tapestry that ... Read more...

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Artists celebrate 64th Independence Day by painting on rice grain


August 15th, 2010 - 11:04 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati/Aurangabad, Aug 15 (ANI): On the occasion of 64th Independence Day here on Sunday many artists marked day by arousing nationalistic feelings and patriotic fervour among people of all ages in their ... Read more...

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Sabyasachi’s collection an ode to India’s textile heritage


July 21st, 2010 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Designer Sabyasachi Mukherjee, known for his love for Indian textiles and heritage, showcased yet another textile-driven collection on the opening day of the Pearls Infrastructure Projects ... Read more...

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The eternal magic of Tagore’s music, stories inspires filmmakers


May 8th, 2010 - 9:14 am ICT by IANS
By Robin Bansal New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) Every morning schools in India and Bangladesh reverberate to "Jana gana mana" and "Amar shonar Bangla" - the respective national anthems of the two countries ... Read more...

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Star cast of Rajneeti sing the National Anthem


April 1st, 2010 - 11:23 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 1st, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): In the wake of promoting films differently every production house along with the director of the film tries to come up with new promotional strategies.If Aamir ... Read more...

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German fans made us forget about crisis back home: Karan Johar


February 13th, 2010 - 10:33 am ICT by IANS
By Meenakshi Shedde Berlin, Feb 13 (IANS) Shah Rukh Khan's innumerable German fans slept all night on the street outside the superstar's hotel in Berlin in minus 10 degrees cold and snow ... Read more...

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‘Rann’ of business and conscience in media (IANS Preview)


January 26th, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) After scanning the underworld, filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma now shifts the focus on the modus operandi of the Indian media in "Rann", which is releasing Friday. Made ... Read more...

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Freedom is remote-controlled in India: Filmmaker Varma


January 22nd, 2010 - 9:33 am ICT by IANS
By Radhika Bhirani New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma, who was asked to remove a controversial song from his soon-to-be-released media-based film "Rann", says freedom in India is "remote-controlled" ... Read more...

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Music Review of Rann (2010)


January 16th, 2010 - 12:54 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Quite an impactful musicArtist: Abhishek Naiwal, Jojo, Sukhwinder Singh, Kunal Ganjawala, Sanjeev Kohli, Jayesh Gandhi and Vardan Singh, Aditi Paul and Shadab Faribi.Music Director: Amar Mohile, Bapi-Tutul, Sanjeev Kohli and Jayesh ... Read more...

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Varma replaces ‘Jana Gana’ with ‘Vande Mataram’ in ‘Rann’


December 7th, 2009 - 9:07 am ICT by IANS
By Joginder Tuteja Mumbai, Dec 7 (IANS) Ram Gopal Varma has replaced controversial song "Jana Gana Mana Rann" with the "Vande Mataram" in the final cut of his forthcoming movie "Rann" and ... Read more...

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VHP demonstration against dictum of Muslim clerics on Vande Mataram


November 6th, 2009 - 8:04 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi/ Deoband, Nov 6 (ANI): Activists and supporters of Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) staged a mass protest in New Delhi against Muslim clerics for issuing fatwa (legal pronouncement in Islam), asking ... Read more...

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Tricolour flies in Windsor for Pratibha Patil


October 27th, 2009 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar Windsor, Oct 27 (IANS) Indian flags fluttered in a gentle autumn breeze as a 21-gun salute boomed out Tuesday for Pratibha Patil in the first ceremonial welcome accorded ... Read more...

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President expresses concern over missing Andhra CM


September 2nd, 2009 - 11:47 pm ICT by ANI
Moscow, Sep. 2 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil on Wednesday expressed concern over the missing of Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Rajshekhar Reddy.Patil is in constant touch with the chief secretary and taking ... Read more...

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‘Agyaat’ smoking scene cut for TV: Ram Gopal Varma


July 26th, 2009 - 9:01 am ICT by IANS
By Robin Bansal New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Ram Gopal Varma says he has cut out a smoking scene from a song in his upcoming "Agyaat" for television after the censor board ... Read more...

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Ram Gopal Varma Sends His Jana Gana Mana To 500 MPs


May 26th, 2009 - 11:29 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
By Subhash K JhaA few days before the matter of Ram Gopal Varma's revisionist version of the national anthem goes to the Supreme Court, Ram Gopal Varma and his co-producers Madhu Mantena ... Read more...

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Supreme Court frowns upon ‘Jana Gana Mana Rann’ (Lead)


May 25th, 2009 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday disapproved of the controversial song "Jana Gana Mana Rann" in director Ram Gopal Varma's new film "Rann", saying nobody has the right ... Read more...

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Supreme Court directs Censor Board to solve Rann’s issue case within a month


May 25th, 2009 - 7:00 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 25 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Monday directed the Censor Board to solve the controversy over a song from a forthcoming Bollywood movie 'Rann' within a month.This directive ... Read more...

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Amitabh’s eyes said it all: Kannada actor Sudeep


May 24th, 2009 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
By R.G.Vijayasarathy Bangalore, May 24 (IANS) Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan says more with his eyes and body language than the dialogues in Ram Gopal Varma's "Rann", says co-star and Kannada actor Sudeep."There ... Read more...

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Ram Gopal Varma hasn’t done anything punishable, say lawyers


May 20th, 2009 - 10:17 am ICT by IANS
By Radhika Bhirani New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Director Ram Gopal Varma has irked the censor board by tampering with the national anthem for the song "Jana gana mana rann hai" in ... Read more...

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Amitabh, Ram Gopal Varma burnt in effigy for ‘twisting’ national anthem


May 9th, 2009 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 9 (IANS) Activists of the Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) burnt effigies of director Ram Gopal Varma and Amitabh Bachchan here for "dishonouring" the national anthem in their movie "Rann". ... Read more...

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Ram Gopal Varma twists national anthem for ‘Rann’ (With Images)


May 6th, 2009 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) Twisting the Indian national anthem "Jana gana mana" to "Jana gana mana 'Rann' hai" won't be everyone's cup of tea. But filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma, infamous ... Read more...

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No national anthem in West Bengal assembly, governor plays choir leader


March 9th, 2009 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 9 (IANS) Causing immense embarrassment to the West Bengal government, the national anthem did not play before the start of Governor Gopal Krishna Gandhi's customary annual address in the state ... Read more...

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Hindi-Chini Bhai-Bhai, Chinese troops sing India’’s national anthem


December 6th, 2008 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Belgaum (Karnataka), Dec 6 (ANI): The spirit of "Hindi-Chini Bhai-Bhai" was rekindled here when the 137-member Chinese Army contingent in India for a joint anti-terror exercise stunned their Indian counterparts when ... Read more...

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