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Maulana Wahiduddin to get Rajiv Gandhi Sadbhavna Award


August 9th, 2010 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, (IANS) The 18th Rajiv Gandhi National Sadbhavana Award will be given to Maulana Wahiduddin Khan for his contribution towards promotion of communal harmony and peace, it was announced Monday. Congress treasurer ... Read more...

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Gautam Bhai to get 17th Rajiv Gandhi National Sadbhavana Award


August 4th, 2009 - 10:59 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.4 (ANI): Gautam Bhai of Pawanar Ashram, Wardha in Maharashtra will get the 17th Rajiv Gandhi National Sadbhavana Award.The annual award, which carries a citation and cash award of ... Read more...

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India, Pak should join hand for peace and prosperity of region : Experts


July 3rd, 2009 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, July 3 (ANI): India and Pakistan should shun acquiring new devastating weapons and join hands for peace, prosperity and co-operation for the larger interest of people in the region, experts from ... Read more...

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Pak Peace Coalition forum to pay tribute to Gandhian activist Nirmala Deshpande


July 1st, 2009 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, July 1 (ANI): An Indian delegation comprising of intellectuals from different spheres and human rights activists would be arriving here tomorrow (Thursday) to pay tribute to the renowned Gandhian activist, Nirmala ... Read more...

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Frontier Gandhi on celluloid: message of peace for troubled region


November 12th, 2008 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 12 (IANS) With the world's eyes on the volatile Pakistan-Afghanistan border, a new documentary on Pakhtoon leader Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan, also known as Frontier Gandhi, demonstrates the ... Read more...

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Swaraj finds NIC meet casual


October 13th, 2008 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) Terming Monday's National Integration Council (NIC) meeting as casual, senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sushma Swaraj criticised the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government for equating ... Read more...

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Pandemonium in Madhya Pradesh assembly over Indore riots


July 7th, 2008 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, July 7 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh assembly here witnessed unruly scenes Monday, with the opposition accusing the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government of allowing communal riots in Indore and promoting lawlessness ... Read more...

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Nirmala Deshpande’s ashes immersed in Indus


May 18th, 2008 - 12:31 pm ICT by admin
Karachi, May 18 (IANS) The ashes of Indian peace and human rights activist Nirmala Deshpande were immersed in the Indus River at the steps of the Sadhu Bela temple at Sukkur in ... Read more...

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Inter-faith prayers offered for Nirmala Deshpande in Karachi


May 11th, 2008 - 11:17 am ICT by admin
Karachi, May 11 (ANI): Inter-faith prayers were offered at the Jinnah Medical and Dental College here on Saturday for Indian peace activist Nirmala Deshpande, who recently died in New Delhi.The ... Read more...

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Silent protest by NDA leads to Lok Sabha adjournment


May 5th, 2008 - 2:10 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) A silent protest by MPs of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) against the speaker's decision to refer some fellow members to the house privileges committee for disorderly ... Read more...

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Pakistanis mourn Nirmala Deshpande’s death


May 3rd, 2008 - 2:22 pm ICT by admin
By Muhammad Najeeb Islamabad, May 3 (IANS) Pakistanis have mourned the death of peace activist and Gandhian Nirmala Deshpande for her contribution to the peace process between Pakistan and India. Deshpande had travelled ... Read more...

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BJP mourns death of Deshpande


May 1st, 2008 - 9:11 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders Thursday mourned the death of noted Gandhian Nirmala Deshpande. Former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee described Deshpande as a "dedicated social ... Read more...

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Champion of peace Deshpande dies in sleep (Second Lead)


May 1st, 2008 - 3:32 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) Nirmala Deshpande, one of India's last Gandhians whose life was devoted to the cause of the poor and downtrodden, died in her sleep here Thursday morning. She ... Read more...

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President, PM condole death of Nirmala Deshpande


May 1st, 2008 - 1:54 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil, Congress chief Sonia Gandhi and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday condoled the death of veteran Gandhian Nirmala Deshpande. The prime minister called her a ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh condoles death of Gandhian Nirmala Deshpande


May 1st, 2008 - 1:39 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 1 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh today expressed deep grief over the demise of Nirmala Deshpande. "I was deeply saddened by the news of the sudden passing ... Read more...

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Nirmala Deshpande passes away (Lead)


May 1st, 2008 - 12:26 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) One of India's last Gandhians, Rajya Sabha MP Nirmala Deshpande, passed away here Thursday morning. Deshpande, who was popularly known as didi, was 79. She was born ... Read more...

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Nirmala Deshpande is dead


May 1st, 2008 - 11:47 am ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) One of India's last Gandhians and Rajya Sabha MP Nirmala Deshpande died here Thursday. She was 79. Read more...

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