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Catalans march in Barcelona to advocate support for Madrid


September 12th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Madrid, Sept 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Thousands of Catalans thronged the streets of Barcelona to in an unprecedented show of unity to advocate for autonomy from Madrid. The march was informed by the ... Read more...

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Sikh faith leader to offer invocation at Republican convention


August 27th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 27 (IANS) In a move aimed at providing a healing touch to the Sikh community in the aftermath of the Wisconsin gurdwara shooting, a Sikh faith ... Read more...

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Just half of Russians know national anthem


August 23rd, 2012 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Although only 49 percent of the Russians know words of their national anthem, according to state-run VTsIOM pollster, this is still 10 percent higher than ... Read more...

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Medal will motivate me to bigger things: Saina Nehwal


August 17th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) India's Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal Friday said her medal at the London Games would motivate her to attain greater heights in badminton.At a ... Read more...

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A popular touch to President Pranab’s At Home reception


August 15th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Rain played the perfect tease, drizzling just a little for a couple of minutes on a hot sultry evening as President Pranab Mukherjee hosted ... Read more...

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Low key I-Day celebrations in Maharashtra


August 15th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 15 (IANS) Maharashtra celebrated Independence Day in a sombre mood Wednesday amid flag hoisting ceremonies and singing of national anthem at most places in the state.The celebrations were ... Read more...

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Karnataka celebrates Independence Day (Lead)


August 15th, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 15 (IANS) Karnataka celebrated the 66th Independence Day with flag-hoisting, singing of national anthems and march past by security forces and children.Patriotic fervour and cultural fiesta marked the ... Read more...

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Taj city celebrates Independence Day


August 15th, 2012 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Aug 15 (IANS) The Taj Mahal city Wednesday celebrated Independence Day with visible enthusiasm but events organised by political parties drew poor crowds.Such passion and fervour had not been ... Read more...

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Trinidad declares public holiday to celebrate Olympians


August 13th, 2012 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, Aug 13 (IANS/CMC) Trinidad and Tobago (T&T;) went into celebration mode after Prime Minister Kamla Persad Bissessar declared a public holiday Monday in recognition of the country's achievement ... Read more...

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Would have loved to hear national anthem: Sushil


August 12th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) London Olympics silver medallist Sushil Kumar said he wanted to win the gold in the men's 66kg freestyle wrestling event and hear India's national anthem.Sushil ... Read more...

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Indian Army welcomes home silver medalist Vijay Kumar


August 8th, 2012 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Olympic silver medallist pistol shooter Vijay Kumar returned home from London Wednesday to a rousing welcome by the Indian Army, which was out in full ... Read more...

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Welsh and Scott team snub the national anthem


July 27th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There was a lot of fury on Thursday night when members of the Welsh and the Scotts teams refused to sing the national anthem at the Olympics. ... Read more...

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China establishes new city


July 24th, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 24 (IANS) China Tuesday established a new city on an island that is in the disputed South China Sea.The city of Sansha on Yongxing island is in the ... Read more...

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Indian flag hoisted at Olympic Village


July 22nd, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 22 (IANS) At an elegant and colourful ceremony Sunday, the Indian contingent was formally welcomed and ushered into the London Olympics' Games Village here.Games Village Mayor Charles Allan ... Read more...

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Presidential changeover with ‘hazar salam’, buggy ride


July 21st, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) It will be an event high on protocol and ceremony whose finer details were worked at a dress rehearsal Saturday.The kinks were ironed out ... Read more...

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Brush up your British history, prospective immigrants told


July 2nd, 2012 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 2 (IANS) Prospective immigrants to Britain will now be expected to be first familiarise themselves with the country's basic history.A handbook for foreigners taking the immigration test puts ... Read more...

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Russian team criticised for not singing anthem at Euro 2012


June 16th, 2012 - 6:34 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The woman speaker of Russia's upper house of parliament has hit out at the country's football team for failing to sing the national anthem at ... Read more...

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South Africa want apology for anthem fiasco


June 6th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 6 (IANS) The South African Hockey Association has demanded an apology from the organisers of Investec London Cup women's tournament in Chiswick for the anthem fiasco ahead of ... Read more...

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Shah Rukh, Mamata steal show in KKR’s Eden party


May 29th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 29 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee took the centre-stage at the celebrations of Kolkata Knight Riders' maiden Indian Premier ... Read more...

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Serbia bans player for refusing to sing anthem


May 29th, 2012 - 5:33 am ICT by IANS
Belgrade, May 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Serbian midfielder Adem Ljajic has been suspended from the national team for refusing to sing the national anthem before his country's friendly against Spain, the ... Read more...

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Its ‘whistle podu’ time at Chepauk


May 27th, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 27 (IANS) It was carnival time at the Chepauk, which was filled to its brim for the first time this season for the grand finale of the ... Read more...

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Vishal-Shekhar mesmerise with ‘Shanghai’ songs (IANS music review)


May 16th, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Shanghai"; Music Director: Vishal Dadlani and Shekhar Ravijani; Lyricist: Dibakar Banerjee, Vishal Dadlani, Anvita Dutt Guptan, Neelesh Misra, Kumaar; Singers: Shekhar Ravijani, Vishal Dadlani, Arun Ingle, Mandar Apte, Dibakar, ... Read more...

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People deserve credit for democracy’s success: Meira Kumar


May 13th, 2012 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar Sunday congratulated Indians on the 60th anniversary of parliament and said they deserved the real credit for success of ... Read more...

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Kazakhstan lodges complaint over gaffe


March 27th, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Astana, March 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Kazakhstan has lodged an official complaint with the Olympic Council of Asia over Kuwait's usage of music from the spoof "Borat" movie instead of its ... Read more...

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Lokmat’s record news spread of a world record (With Image)


February 10th, 2012 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 9 (IANS) In what is claimed to be an unprecedented innovation by a broadsheet, an English daily recently produced a full-colour picture and story spread over 16 columns ... Read more...

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Vandemataram, tabla debuts at Beating Retreat


January 29th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) It's a ceremony that blends Indian and Western marches. But what the 2012 edition of Beating Retreat will be distinctly remembered for will be ... Read more...

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Patil greets guests ‘At Home’, Thai PM says Namaste India


January 26th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) Namaste India. Elegantly attired in a cream skirt and jacket, Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, accompanied by President Pratibha Patil, moved around the ... Read more...

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Pomp, pageantry mark Republic Day in Karnataka (Lead)


January 26th, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 26 (IANS) Pomp and pageantry marked the 63rd Republic Day celebrations Thursday in Karnataka, with Governor Hans Raj Bhardwaj hoisting the tricolour and inspecting a guard of honour ... Read more...

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After decades in Israel, Jews from Kerala come visiting


January 26th, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 26 (IANS) Most of them left for Israel around 60 years ago from their Jewish settlement in Kerala for better prospects. But as this group of 21 visited ... Read more...

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Karnataka celebrates Republic Day


January 26th, 2012 - 11:06 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 26 (IANS) Karnataka Governor Hans Raj Bhardwaj Thursday hoisted the tricolour to mark the 63rd Republic Day at the Field Marshal Manekshaw Ground here amid tight security.Clad in ... Read more...

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TV stars recall their school flag-hoisting ceremony on R-Day


January 26th, 2012 - 10:52 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) On the occasion of Republic Day, a host of television stars went down memory lane, recalling flag-hoisting ceremonies and singing of the national anthem in ... Read more...

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India’s national anthem completes a century (Lead)


December 27th, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 27 (IANS) "Jana Gana Mana...", India's lilting national anthem, completed 100 years Tuesday.First sung by a choir on this date in 1911 at the 26th session of the ... Read more...

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National anthem becomes disabled-friendly


December 27th, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 27 (IANS) Exactly a century after it was first sung, India's national anthem has now become accessible to the hearing impared.Mumbai's Ali Yavar Jung Institute for Hearing Handicapped ... Read more...

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BBC staff get trained to announce queen’s death


November 1st, 2011 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 1 (IANS) Television presenters at the BBC are being trained on how to correctly announce the death of the queen in a bid to avoid a gaffe like ... Read more...

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BBC prepares for the Queen’s death!


October 30th, 2011 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 30 (IANS) BBC journalists are being imparted special training about reporting the Queen's death -- when it happens -- so that any possibility of committing an embarrassing ... Read more...

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