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Lohri celebrated in Delhi with drum beats and bonfires

January 13th, 2010 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) Braving the chill, thousands of residents of the capital Wednesday danced to the beats of the drum, lit bonfires and offered prayers to celebrate Lohri, a festival ... Read more...

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25 wild jumbos create terror in Chhattisgarh villages

April 22nd, 2009 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 22 (IANS) About 2,000 residents were placed under house arrest after a herd of 25 wild elephants created terror in at least 10 villages of Chhattisgarh's Raigarh district, an official ... Read more...

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Baltic midsummer feast draws on a distant past

June 23rd, 2008 - 10:40 am ICT by IANS
By Aleks Tapinsh Riga (Latvia), June 23 (DPA) Estonians, Latvians and Lithuanians around the world are set to celebrate midsummer festivals Monday night with rites drawing deeply on pagan traditions of the Baltic ... Read more...

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