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Bonfires, celebrations mark Lohri across north India


January 14th, 2012 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh/New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) Bonfires on streets, house compounds, campuses of schools, colleges and universities and even at offices -- the festive mood of Lohri was felt across north ... Read more...

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President, PM greet nation on ‘Makar Sankranti’, ‘Pongal’ (Lead)


January 13th, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Vice President Hamid Ansari Friday greeted the nation on the occasion of 'Makar Sankranti' and 'Pongal', ... Read more...

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Delhi shivers on Lohri, clear day ahead (Lead)


January 13th, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) It was a chilly day in the capital Friday courtesy icy winds that blew throughout the day even as the city celebrated the festival of ... Read more...

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Desi sweets on B-Town’s mind for Lohri


January 13th, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) For once, Bollywood celebrities like Akshay Kumar and Lara Dutta did not think about health foods and remembered sweets like rewris and gajak on ... Read more...

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Feasting times: A hearty Punjabi spread this Lohri (With Recipes)


January 12th, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Come Friday and the streets of Delhi would be dotted with bonfires, sales of revri and peanuts will shoot up and kitchens will be running ... Read more...

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RGV compares Aamir to god! (Movie Snippets)


July 6th, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma says he might not believe in god, but might soon start believing in actor-producer Aamir Khan! RGV is quite in ... Read more...

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Hindus want 10 more festivals added to Los Angeles schools’ Calendar of Observances


February 11th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Feb 11 (ANI): Hindus have urged Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) in USA to add 10 more Hindu festivals, including Durgapuja, to its "Calendar of Commemorative Dates and Observances" ... Read more...

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Exciting Time For Actress, Taapsee, As Her Film, Aadukalam, Releases During The Combo Of Pongal …


January 16th, 2011 - 12:27 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Taapsee, who is a Sikh actress with ancestral roots in Punjab, is, presently, in Chennai to advertise her debut film with co-star, Dhanush, and the movie’s director, Vetri Maaran.  She ... Read more...

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Warmer day in the plains, winter woes elsewhere (Intro Roundup)


January 14th, 2011 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) A warm Friday cheered the national capital and its neighbouring cities while snow in the Himalayan towns and heavy fog in Kolkata compuded people's winter woes.Eight more ... Read more...

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Warmer day in the plains, winter woes elsewhere (Roundup)


January 14th, 2011 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) A warm Friday cheered the national capital and its neighbouring cities while snow in the Himalayan towns and heavy fog in Kolkata compuded people's winter woes.Many cities ... Read more...

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Haryana town dedicates Lohri to girl child


January 14th, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Karnal (Haryana), Jan 14 (IANS) The state may be infamous for its skewed sex ratio of 824 females per 1,000 males, but some in this town tried to make a difference with ... Read more...

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Agra warms up with tourists, festival cheer


January 14th, 2011 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Jan 14 (IANS) After nearly a fortnight of biting cold, Agra has perked up with the Lohri and Makar Sankranti estivals heralding warmer weather and more tourists.The sunshine is back in ... Read more...

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Delhi celebrates Lohri with bonfires and drumbeats (Lead)


January 14th, 2011 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) Crackling fires and beating drums were prevalent throughout Delhi Thursday evening as residents gathered around roaring bonfires to celebrate the harvest festival of Lohri.Traditionally associated with the ... Read more...

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Bollywood’s very own Jats’ ‘Yamla Pagla Deewana’ add to Lohri magic


January 14th, 2011 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) Nobody seemed to mind that they were two hours late for the premiere of their own movie "Yamla Pagla Deewana". The Deol's, Bollywood's very own Jats, ... Read more...

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With bonfires and bonhomie, Delhi set to celebrate Lohri


January 13th, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) Firewood has been stacked up to be lit into a bonfire in the evening, popcorn, peanuts and sweetmeats bought and the mood is upbeat as the capital ... Read more...

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Bollywood wishes Happy Lohri


January 13th, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan, newly-wed actor Vivek Oberoi, singer Sunidhi Chauhan -- the members of film fraternity have taken to Twitter to wish fans and loved ... Read more...

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Onions at Rs.5 per kg soon? Traders say so


January 13th, 2011 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) Onions may sell for as low as Rs.5 per kg fom next week with the market set to be flooded with a new harvest, the Azadpur wholesale ... Read more...

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Chandigarh boy cremated amidst heart-rending wails, moist eyes


January 7th, 2011 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 7 (IANS) Five-year-old kidnap victim Khushpreet Singh, whose body was found on the city outskirts Wednesday, was cremated amidst heart-wrenching wails and moist eyes of family and relatives here Friday.The ... Read more...

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‘Development is the only answer to tackling Naxalism’


November 27th, 2010 - 9:05 pm ICT by ANI
By Atul N PatneyAn officer at the grassroots level shares innovative development schemes for tribalsGadchiroli (Maharashtra), Nov.27 (ANI): The right approach to tackling Naxalism can be illustrated by this incident at Lohri, ... Read more...

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Few isolated incidents in marriage not cruelty: Apex court


October 8th, 2010 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 8 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday said married life should be assessed as a whole and few isolated incidents over a period of time would not amount to cruelty."Sustained ... Read more...

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Teej, the festival of swings, celebrated in Amritsar with fervour


July 31st, 2010 - 9:52 pm ICT by ANI
By Sawinder SinghAmritsar, July 31 (ANI): Teej or, the festival of swings, was marked here on Saturday with traditional fervour.Celebrated in the country, especially by women in the months of July-August, ... Read more...

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Gul Panag to fight against female foeticide


May 13th, 2010 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 13 (IANS) Former Miss India and actress Gul Panag will now be seen in a new avatar of a crusader disseminating awareness about social evils like female foeticide and drug ... Read more...

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German Postman Marries His Dying Cat


May 4th, 2010 - 3:31 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
May 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A thirty nine year old postman from Germany by the name of Uwe Mitzscherlich could not cope with the upcoming death of his beloved pet Cecelia. When the ... Read more...

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Radio Pakistan finds it difficult to accept amity among Hindus and Sikhs in India


January 19th, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
Moga (Punjab) Jan.19 (ANI): Radio Pakistan in its Punjabi Durbar programme has sought to project that Hindus and Sikhs in India are not living in amity.The latest broadcasts have provoked ... Read more...

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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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Rain adds to the chill in Delhi, fog forecast Thursday (Lead)


January 13th, 2010 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) Morning rain had Delhiites scurrying for cover early Wednesday. Though the skies cleared later in the day, it made for a chilly Lohri festival that the capital's ... Read more...

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Fresh snow in Himachal, hoteliers cheer (Second lead) (With Image)


January 13th, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 13 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh's capital Shimla and its nearby hills Wednesday experienced the first snowfall of the season, plummeting the mercury by several notches. The hoteliers, however, cheered up ... Read more...

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Border Security Force celebrate Lohri


January 13th, 2010 - 7:48 pm ICT by ANI
Jammu/ Ludhiana, Jan 13 (ANI): The Border Security Force (BSF) personnel celebrated the 'Lohri' festival at the India-Pakistan border in Jammu here.The BSF personnel got together to celebrate the festival with fanfare ... Read more...

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President, PM greet nation on Makar Sankranti, Lohri


January 13th, 2010 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday greeted the nation on the occasion of Makar Sankranti, Lohri and Pongal. In her message, the president said: ... Read more...

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Man blinded and lynched over land dispute


August 27th, 2009 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 27 (IANS) A daily wage labourer in Bihar was blinded and then beaten to death allegedly by a group of powerful villagers over a land dispute, police said Thursday. Chhotelal ... Read more...

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Radio Pakistan nostalgic about Khalistan movement


August 6th, 2009 - 10:21 pm ICT by ANI
Abohar, Aug.6 (ANI): The Punjabi Durbar programme of Radio Pakistan is still nostalgic about the 'Khalistan' which had many followers in the early eighties.The assassination of Prime Minister Indira Gandhi ... Read more...

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Lohri celebrated with fervour in Delhi


January 13th, 2009 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) Despite biting cold, hundreds of Delhi residents Tuesday night came out of their houses and sat around bonfires lit in various parts of the capital to celebrate ... Read more...

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PM greets nation on Lohri, Sankranti, Bhogali Bihu and Pongal


January 13th, 2009 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 13 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh today greeted the nation on the auspicious occasion of Lohri, Makar Sankranti, Bhogali Bihu and Pongal. In his message, the Prime ... Read more...

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Chandigarh dedicates Lohri celebrations to girl child


January 12th, 2009 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 12 (IANS) Chandigarh dedicated the Lohri festival this year to the girl child as the city celebrated the day Monday with great enthusiasm and fanfare. Families who were blessed with ... Read more...

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PM greets nation on Lohri, Makar Sankaranti and Pongal


January 12th, 2009 - 9:31 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan.12 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, has greeted the Nation on the auspicious occasion of Lohri, Makar Sankaranti and Pongal. In a message, the Prime Minister said: ... Read more...

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