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Ganesh festival begins in Mumbai (Lead)


September 19th, 2012 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) Mumbai welcomed its favourite god elephant-headed Lord Ganesh as the 10-day Ganpati festival began here Wednesday amid tight security.The 'aarti' and 'sthapan puja' (devotional worship) were ... Read more...

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Mumbai celebrates Ganesh festival


September 19th, 2012 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) Mumbai Wednesday welcomed its favourite elephant-headed Lord Ganesh as the 10-day Ganpati festival began here amid tight security.The 'aarti' and 'sthapan puja' (devotional worship) were held ... Read more...

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‘Shiv Shiv’ Nagarjuna’s favourite from ‘Damarukam’ album


September 11th, 2012 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 11 (IANS) Telugu film "Damarukam" marks composer Devi Sri Prasad's 50th project and the film's lead actor Akkineni Nagarjuna says that out of 10 songs, his favourite number ... Read more...

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Devi Sri hopes to hit hattrick with ‘Damarukam’ album


September 9th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 9 (IANS) "Damarukam" promo songs were received well on YouTube by the fans and composer Devi Sri Prasad hopes to have another hit to his credit when the ... Read more...

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Annual Amarnath Yatra ends peacefully


August 2nd, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 2 (IANS) The month-and-a-half annual Amarnath Yatra ended peacefully Thursday after Shravan Purnima prayers at the 13,500 feet high Himalayan cave shrine in south Kashmir.Jammu and Kashmir ... Read more...

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16 Amarnath devotees killed as truck falls into gorge (Second Lead)


July 27th, 2012 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 27 (IANS) At least 16 people on their way back from the Amarnath pilgrimage were killed and 20 injured, three of them critically, when the truck in which ... Read more...

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16 Amarnath pilgrims killed as truck falls into gorge (Lead)


July 27th, 2012 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 27 (IANS) At least 16 people on their way back from the Amarnath pilgrimage were killed and 20 injured when the truck in which they were travelling rolled ... Read more...

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Improve medical aid for Amarnath pilgrims: Apex court (Lead)


July 23rd, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court was Monday shocked over the death of another 10 pilgrims in the past three days on way to the Amarnath cave shrine ... Read more...

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Provide more medical aid to Amarnath pilgrims, centre told


July 23rd, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday expressed shock over the death of ten people in past three days during their pilgrimage to the cave shrine of Amarnath ... Read more...

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SC sets up panel to study Amarnath deaths (Second Lead)


July 20th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday set up a high-powered committee, headed by the Jammu and Kashmir governor, to study reasons for the growing number of ... Read more...

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SC sets up panel to study Amarnath deaths (Lead)


July 20th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday set up a high-powered committee, headed by the Jammu and Kashmir governor, to study reasons for the growing number of ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama visits religious sites in Srinagar, prays for peace


July 18th, 2012 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 17 (IANS) Buddhist spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, who is on a six-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir, Tuesday visited religious places of different faiths in Srinagar and ... Read more...

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Governor reviews Amarnath pilgrimage facilities


July 17th, 2012 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 16 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Governor N.N. Vohra, who is also the chairman of Shri Amarnath Shrine Board (SASB) that conducts the annual pilgrimage to the cave ... Read more...

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Around 500,000 perform Amarnath Yatra


July 16th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 16 (IANS) Around 500,000 pilgrims have so far performed this year's Amarnath Yatra that began June 25, an official said Monday. Eighty-six pilgrims have died during this ... Read more...

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Shrikhand Mahadev pilgrimage begins in Himachal


July 15th, 2012 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Rampur, July 15 (IANS) The Shrikhand Mahadev pilgrimage, considered tougher than the journey to the Amarnath cave shrine in Kashmir, has started in Himachal Pradesh, an official said Sunday.The first ... Read more...

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74 Amarnath pilgrims die in 19 days


July 14th, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 14 (IANS) Seventy-four Amarnath pilgrims have died in the first 19 days of the pilgrimage. This was acknowledged officially Saturday by the Shri Amarnath Shrine Board (SASB) ... Read more...

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Enhanced healthcare ordered for Amarnath pilgrims


July 9th, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 9 (IANS) Concerned over the deaths of 47 pilgrims due to natural causes during this year's annual Amarnath Yatra, Jammu and Kashmir Governor N.N. Vohra Monday directed the ... Read more...

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Unregistered Amarnath pilgrims cause chaos


June 28th, 2012 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 28 (IANS) Unregistered pilgrims for the annual Amarnath yatra in the Jammu and Kashmir Himalayas are causing massive problems for the registered pilgrims and for the authorities, ... Read more...

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Weather improves, Amarnath pilgrims allowed towards shrine (Lead)


June 25th, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 25 (IANS) As the weather improved along the north Kashmir Baltal route of the Amarnath Yatra, the authorities Monday afternoon allowed the movement of pilgrims towards the ... Read more...

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Heavy rain disrupts Amarnath pilgrim’s movement


June 25th, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 25 (IANS) The movement of pilgrims from north Kashmir's Baltal base camp towards the Amarnath cave shrine was stopped Monday due to heavy rains along the way, ... Read more...

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12,000 pilgrims arrive for Amarnath Yatra


June 24th, 2012 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 24 (IANS) The first batch of Hindu pilgrims, consisting of 12,000 people from across the country arrived Sunday morning at the two base camps in Jammu and ... Read more...

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Kashi Vishwanath temple to get facelift, priests get pay hike


June 19th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 19 (IANS) Varanasi's famous Kashi Vishwanath temple will be given a major facelift and the salaries of the priests will be increased, the Uttar Pradesh government announced ... Read more...

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No delay in June 25 start of Amarnath pilgrimage


June 12th, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 11 (IANS) Despite unseasonal snowfall hampering the clearance of the 37-km route to the Amarnath cave shrine in Jammu and Kashmir, the pilgrimage will start on the ... Read more...

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Bad weather hampering efforts to clear Amarnath route


May 27th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 27 (IANS) Bad weather is hampering efforts to clear the route to the sacred Amarnath cave shrine in south Kashmir even as the annual Amarnath pilgrimage is ... Read more...

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Pakistani daily slams neglect of Katasraj temple pond


May 9th, 2012 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 9 (IANS) The drying up of a sacred pond abutting the 900-year-old Katasraj temple complex in Pakistan is failure "in the form of wilful neglect and exploitation", ... Read more...

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100 post offices to register for Amarnath yatra: SASB


April 30th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 30 (IANS) For the first time, 100 post offices accross the country will register pilgrims for the annual Amarnath Yatra in Jammu and Kashmir, officials said Monday ... Read more...

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Pond revered by Hindus drying up in Pakistan


April 22nd, 2012 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 22 (IANS) A pond considered sacred by Hindus abutting a 900-year-old temple complex in Pakistan is drying up after tubewells began supplying the water to a cement factory ... Read more...

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Amarnath pilgrimage registration from May 7


April 21st, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 21 (IANS) The Shri Amarnath Shrine Board (SASB) Saturday announced that the registration for the annual pilgrimage to the cave shrine devoted to Lord Shiva will start ... Read more...

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I’m very religious: Mugdha Godse


April 3rd, 2012 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Model-turned-actress Mugdha Godse reveals that she is a very religious person and believes in universal power."I'm a very religious person," said Mugdha who was ... Read more...

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I’m very religious: Mugdha Godse


April 3rd, 2012 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Model-turned-actress Mugdha Godse reveals that she is a very religious person and believes in universal power."I'm a very religious person," said Mugdha who was ... Read more...

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Katrina on a bottle! (Movie Snippets)


March 30th, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Are you a die hard Katrina Kaif fan? A limited range of collectible bottles inspired by the actress has been launched and fans can ... Read more...

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CBI seizes antique sculpture


March 29th, 2012 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) The CBI has arrested a man from Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport in connection with smuggling of an antique Shiva-Parvati sandstone sculpture outside the country, ... Read more...

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Collection of classical Indian, Asian art creates record


March 21st, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) The Doris Wiener Collection, a collection of Indian classical and South East Asian art auctioned by Christie's in New York, has raised nearly $12.8 million ... Read more...

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Preparations begin for Amarnath pilgrimage


March 21st, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 21 (IANS) Upbeat after a record half a million pilgrims visited the Amarnath cave shrine in the Kashmir Valley last year, the Jammu and Kashmir Tourism Department ... Read more...

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Rare Indian, Asian art at Christie’s sale (With Images)


March 15th, 2012 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) More than 1,800 Asian art works - including a large collection from India - estimated at $48 million will be auctioned by Christie's at the ... Read more...

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