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Pakistan’s new panel chief follows Gandhi’s teachings


July 10th, 2012 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 10 (IANS) Pakistan's new Chief Election Commissioner Fakhruddin G. Ebrahim was born in India's Gujarat state where he attended lectures given by Mahatma Gandhi. He continues to be ... Read more...

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Lucknow girl stumps PMO with ‘Father of the Nation’ poser


April 3rd, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 3 (IANS) It is not everyday that a 10-year-old catches the office of the prime minister of India off-guard and without answers. But then, Aishwarya Parashar, a Class ... Read more...

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1,100 convicts write Gandhi exam in jails


October 2nd, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 2 (IANS) Nearly 1,100 inmates of 13 jails in Maharashtra appeared for a Gandhi Peace Examination here Sunday to mark the launch of the Gandhi Jayanti Week celebrations ... Read more...

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India hails the ‘century of Asia and Africa’


September 23rd, 2011 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Sep 23 (IANS) Calling it the "century of Asia and Africa", India has vowed to walk together with South Africa on a journey of shared principles into a ... Read more...

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‘Dharampatni’ not about Gandhiji: Harshad Chopra


August 3rd, 2011 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Popular TV actor Harshad Chopra, who plays the lead role in forthcoming show "Dharampatni", admits that his character, Mohan Galla, has "slight inspiration" from ... Read more...

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Netizens joyful, sceptical after Anna breaks fast


April 9th, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) From calling it the fight for real independence to advocating a more cautious mood in the battle against corruption -- there was an outpouring ... Read more...

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Stamp of khadi for philatelists at exhibition


February 12th, 2011 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) A postage stamp printed on khadi -- Gandhi's preferred fabric and symbol of swadeshi during the freedom movement -- and personal "my stamps" are highlights of ... Read more...

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Indians enriched South Africa’s history: Zuma


November 16th, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Pretoria, Nov 16 (IANS) South African President Jacob Zuma has thanked the Indian community for its rich contribution - through culture and wisdom - towards the enrichment of South African history.Zuma congratulated ... Read more...

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Nation pays homage to Mahatma Gandhi on his 141st birth anniversary


October 2nd, 2010 - 11:35 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 2 (ANI): The nation on Saturday paid homage to Mahatma Gandhi on his 141st birth anniversary.President Pratibha Patil, Vice-President Hamid Ansari, Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh, UPA Chairperson ... Read more...

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Mahatma Gandhi inspired millions to unite for cause of freedom, independence: President Patil


October 1st, 2010 - 8:53 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 1 (ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patil on Friday greeting the people of the country on the eve of Gandhi Jayanti said Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi inspired millions ... Read more...

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My film ‘Gandhi Ki Shaadi…’ is modern love story: director


July 16th, 2010 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Debutant director Pranav Dhiwar is all set to direct a comedy titled "Gandhi Ki Shaadi Mein Zaroor Aana", which he describes as a unique love story ... Read more...

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Telestars define Father Of The Nation


October 2nd, 2009 - 7:30 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Today is a significant day for our nation as it is a birthday of our dear "Bapu" i.e. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi. As we all know that Gandhiji is also known as ... Read more...

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Google changes its logo for Gandhi Jayanti


October 2nd, 2009 - 1:50 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Mountain View, Oct 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The front-runner in the searching technology – Google is known for its clean and usable UI. However on important days they do spice up their ... Read more...

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Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi’s birthday tomorrow


October 2nd, 2009 - 1:14 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New Delhi, Oct 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Gandhi Jayanti – the birthday of the Father of the Nation will be celebrated with fervor all over India tomorrow. This day is a National ... Read more...

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Mahatma’s dream lives on in Nepal


October 1st, 2009 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Oct 1 (IANS) Sixty-one years after he died, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi's dream of self-reliance lives on in Nepal.The spinning wheel that became one of the integral symbols associated with ... Read more...

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Gandhi’s South Africa home for sale, `response phenomenal’


July 28th, 2009 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Hassen Johannesburg, July 28 (IANS) The thatch-roofed house in which Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi stayed here as a young lawyer is up for sale and its owner says the response following global ... Read more...

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Gandhian award in South Africa for Aung San Suu Kyi


July 21st, 2009 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Hassen Durban, July 21 (IANS) Myanmarese pro-democracy activist and leader of the National League for Democracy Aung San Suu Kyi was awarded the Mahatma Gandhi International Award for Reconciliation and Peace ... Read more...

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Bevy of beauties at ‘Billu’ premiere in South Africa


February 11th, 2009 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, Feb 11 (IANS) Priyadarshan's comedy "Billu", which features a large number of top-notch Bollywood actresses, saw bevy of Indian origin beauties from 25 countries at its premiere here. The 25 young women ... Read more...

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Dominique Lapierre recalls brush with Gandhi’s killers


January 31st, 2009 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) How about a re-enactment of Mahatma Gandhi's murder 61 years after his death? It sure is eerie, but compelling. As the country observed the 61st death anniversary ... Read more...

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Once in same jail as Gandhi, Naidoo gets Pravasi Award


January 10th, 2009 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 10 (IANS) Two years ago, Parmanathan 'Prema' Naidoo stood in the doorway of the cell at the Fort in Johannesburg, now the premises of the Constitutional Court in a democratic ... Read more...

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Indian beauty queens crown deepening ties with South Africa


December 28th, 2008 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Dec 28 (IANS) Three Indians doing well in beauty pageants in South Africa crowned a year in which business, cultural and political ties between the two countries reached new heights.The best-known ... Read more...

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Gandhi remembered on birth anniversary in Australia


October 3rd, 2008 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 3 (IANS) A melodious rendition of 'Raghupati Raghav Rajaram' set the mood for the International Day of non-violence celebrations in Canberra's Glebe Park, where Mahatma Gandhi's statue stands tall.The 1.68 ... Read more...

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Gandhi’s ideas more effective outside India than in it: Rushdie


October 1st, 2008 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 1 (IANS) Author Sir Salman Rushdie says people outside India have made greater use of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi's ideas of non-violence than those within his native country. Speaking to the ... Read more...

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‘Gandhi prevented sectarianism in South Africa, but could not at partition’


August 20th, 2008 - 11:22 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Aug 20 (IANS) The young lawyer Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, leading South African Indians on a march 100 years ago to burn registration certificates imposed by the government of the day, avoided ... Read more...

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‘Thank you for giving us Mahatma Gandhi’


August 17th, 2008 - 10:31 am ICT by IANS
By Fakir Hassen Johannesburg, Aug 17 (IANS) The suburb of Newtown here, once home to hundreds of South African Indians who were forcibly resettled under draconian apartheid laws, was awash with orange as ... Read more...

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Centenary of Gandhi’s historic march celebrated in South Africa


August 17th, 2008 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
By Fakir Hassen Johannesburg, Aug 16 (IANS) India's Culture and Tourism Minister Ambika Soni Saturday joined South African dignitaries in leading hundreds of people young and old to commemorate the centenary of a ... Read more...

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Gandhians object to pranksters letter


June 26th, 2008 - 10:35 pm ICT by ANI
By Ami Sharma Ahmedabad, June 26 (ANI): A prankster here left many people annoyed by sending a letter to Mahatma Gandhi at his residential address Sabarmati Ashram asking the Father of the ... Read more...

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Indian Arrival Day not just for diaspora in Trinidad (Commentary)


May 28th, 2008 - 11:05 am ICT by admin
Not many know that May 30 marks 163 years since the arrival of the first set of Indians in Trinidad and Tobago. People came from Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Punjab, Bombay, Orissa, Rajasthan ... Read more...

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In black and white, Allahabad pays tribute to Gandhi


February 15th, 2008 - 12:13 pm ICT by admin
By Madhusree Chatterjee Allahabad, Feb 15 (IANS) One hundred and fifty rare black and white photographs on display at the 77-year-old Allahabad Museum chronicle the life story of Mahatma Gandhi, covering all stages ... Read more...

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Karachi blasts were meant to assassinate me: Benazir


November 14th, 2007 - 2:43 am ICT by admin
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