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Miley Cyrus’ stalker arrested


September 11th, 2012 - 3:26 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 11 (IANS) A 40-year-old man claiming to be married to Pop sensation Miley Cyrus has been arrested at her home.Jason Luis Rivera, who claims to have ... Read more...

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Police crack down on Michael Jackson fans in Russia


June 27th, 2012 - 6:00 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Police in Russia's St. Petersburg city tried to prevent a group of Michael Jackson fans from commemorating the third death anniversary of the "King ... Read more...

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Women activists stage silent protest in Srinagar (With Images)


March 8th, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 8 (IANS) Women's rights activists staged a silent protest in Srinagar Thursday against the alleged deteriorating women's rights scenario in Kashmir.Lighting candles in broad daylight and carrying banners, ... Read more...

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Skyscrapers, termites threaten Buddhist temple in China


March 2nd, 2012 - 10:46 am ICT by IANS
Shanghai, March 2 (IANS) A 130-year-old Buddhist temple here is facing an alarming situation due to termites, ageing structures and nearby high-rise buildings.The Jade Buddha Temple in Putuo district was ... Read more...

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Congresswoman’s attacker to appear in court today, charged on five federal counts


January 10th, 2011 - 11:54 am ICT by ANI
Tucson (Arizona, US), Jan.10 (ANI): Twenty-two-year-old college drop-out Jared L. Loughner was charged with five federal counts on Sunday, including the attempted assassination of a member of Congress, for his role in ... Read more...

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Nepal campaigners call for end to animal sacrifices


November 24th, 2010 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Nov 24 (IANS) One year after Nepal shocked animal lovers worldwide by the slaughter of thousands of birds and animals at a Hindu temple close to the Indian border, ... Read more...

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Chinese media turns black-and-white to mourn mudslide deaths


August 15th, 2010 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 15 (IANS) Online versions of major Chinese newspapers including China Daily, Global Times, People's Daily and Shanghai Daily wore a black-and-white look Sunday to mourn the over 1,200 deaths in ... Read more...

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Buddha Purnima celebrated with full devotion in Tripura


May 27th, 2010 - 10:57 pm ICT by ANI
By Pinaki DasAgartala, May 27 (ANI): Thousands of devotees converged at the Venuban monastery here for lighting candles and offering prayers on the auspicious occasion of 2554th birth anniversary of Lord Buddha. ... Read more...

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Chinese media turns black-and-white to mourn quake victims


April 21st, 2010 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 21 (IANS) Print and online versions of major Chinese newspapers including China Daily, Global Times, People's Daily and Shanghai Daily wore a black-and-white look Wednesday to mourn the more than ... Read more...

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Tusshar Kapoor touched by the spirit of Cancer survivors


March 9th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
March 9, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Recently the reticent Tusshar Kapoor visited Jaipur to support a cause he truly believes in, and celebrate Cancer Survivors Day at the Mahavir Cancer Hospital.We came ... Read more...

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Israel pays tribute to 26/11 victims at Mumbai’s Jewish centre


January 14th, 2010 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Jan 14 (ANI): Visiting Israeli Deputy Prime Minister Benjamin Ben-Eliezerpaid tribute to those killed by terrorists at Nariman House, the Jewish cultural centre in Mumbai, in November 2008.Run by Chabad-Lubavitch ... Read more...

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Indian fans remember Elvis on his 75th birth anniversary


January 6th, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) Attending theme parties, lighting candles and listening to his music - that's how Indian fans of Rock n' Roll star Elvis Presley are planning to celebrate ... Read more...

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Mumbai observes the first anniversary of 26/11 terror attack


November 26th, 2009 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Nov 26 (ANI): Mumbai, which is still trying to recover from the scars of last year's 26/11 terrorist attacks, marked the first anniversary of the horrific incident, by lighting candles ... Read more...

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Nepal’s ‘Laurel-Hardy’ join protests against animal massacre


November 10th, 2009 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Nov 10 (IANS) Nepal's best-loved comedian duo, who have also become the voice of the fledgling republic's conscience, have joined the growing protests in Nepal against the horrific slaughter ... Read more...

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Designer earthen lamps catch people’s fancy in Hyderabad


October 15th, 2009 - 7:07 pm ICT by ANI
By Jyoti NaiduHyderabad, Oct 15 (ANI): Diwali shoppers here are thronging markets to buy designer earthen lamps called 'Diyas', to light up their homes during the festival.Of course, with the ... Read more...

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Preety-Pinky’s Rangeelo Rass Dandiya enchants with secular theme!


September 21st, 2009 - 12:03 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Green Chili Entertainment Inc. "Rangeelo Rass Dandiya 2009" starts on 19th Sept 2009 at Chitrakoot Ground, behind Fun Republic Theater, Link Rd, Andheri (w), Mumbai, with a great message in terms ... Read more...

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Madonna joins Israeli PM for Jewish Sabbath celebrations


September 5th, 2009 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 5 (ANI): Madonna reportedly joined Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his family to celebrate the Jewish Sabbath.The Queen of Pop, who arrived in the country for two concerts ... Read more...

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Seven types of guys women can’t resist


July 11th, 2009 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 11 (ANI): Always wondered why some guys always manage to get the best of girls? Well, the secret is not good looks or a well-defined six pack, but the fact ... Read more...

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Popstar Michael Jackson Is No More


June 26th, 2009 - 7:02 pm ICT by GD
Shocking all his fans across the globe, 50 year old legendary pop star Michael Jackson was pronounced dead on Thursday. In the afternoon at his Holmby Hills Home in Los Angeles, ... Read more...

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Sports heroes felicitated, hold candlelight vigil against terrorism


January 15th, 2009 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 15 (IANS) India's three sporting heroes from chess, shooting and cricket were felicitated Thursday at a colourful function where they also held a candlelight vigil against terrorism.India's first ever Olympic ... Read more...

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Candlelights, revelry at Chandigarh’s New Year celebrations


January 1st, 2009 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 1 (IANS) Dense fog proved to be no dampener for revellers in Chandigarh and Punjab as people took to the streets, nightclubs and private parties to usher in the New ... Read more...

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I was caught in the 26/11 mayhem: Bipasha Basu


December 28th, 2008 - 8:47 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 28 (IANS) Bipasha Basu was caught in the mayhem that engulfed Mumbai Nov 26, though she chose to keep quiet about it until now. Why? "I feel vulnerable and ... Read more...

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Assam rises in protest against terror


November 4th, 2008 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Nov 4 (IANS) The entire Assam has risen in protest against terrorism taking out processions, and holding candlelight rallies and street corner prayers condemning Thursday's deadly wave of bombings that killed ... Read more...

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Assam to raise elite anti-terror force


November 2nd, 2008 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Nov 2 (IANS) The Assam government Sunday decided to raise a special anti-terrorist force and form a security advisory council to deal with terrorist and fundamentalist activities in the state following ... Read more...

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Mumbai remembers victims of July 2006 train bombings


July 12th, 2008 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) The commuters of Mumbai suburban trains Friday remembered the victims of the serial blasts that killed 186 people and injured over 1,000 others, this day two years ago, ... Read more...

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German concentration camp at Auschwitz was not hell for everyone


July 6th, 2008 - 11:36 am ICT by ANI
London , July 6 (ANI): The concentration camp established for Jews and other non-Aryans at Auschwitz by German dictator Adolf Hitler's Nazis was without doubt a place of horror, but for ... Read more...

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Aarushi’s schoolmates protest character assassination


May 27th, 2008 - 8:16 pm ICT by admin
Noida, May 27 (IANS) Waving banners demanding justice for slain teenager Aarushi Talwar and lighting candles for her soul's peace, her friends and classmates Tuesday took out a protest march in this ... Read more...

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