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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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Karnataka celebrates Independence Day


August 15th, 2012 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 15 (IANS) Karnataka celebrated the 66th Independence Day with flag-hoisting, national anthems and march past by police and others accompanied by bands.In Bangalore, Chief Minister Jagadish Shetter unfurled ... Read more...

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Colour and ceremony as President Pranab takes office (Roundup)


July 25th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) It was a day of pomp and pageantry, tradition and modernity as India Wednesday got its 13th president in 76-year-old seasoned politician Pranab Mukherjee, ... Read more...

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Tradition meets pomp as Pranab sworn in president (Second Lead)


July 25th, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) India Wednesday got its 13th president in seasoned politician Pranab Mukherjee in a function replete with traditional grandeur and ceremony. The country's first citizen ... Read more...

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Barreto calls it quits for Mohun Bagan


May 2nd, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 2 (IANS) After playing with aplomb for more than a decade, star forward Jose Ramirez Barreto Wednesday announced his decision to bid goodbye to his 'favourite' football club ... Read more...

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It’s Buddha versus Mamata again in Bengal


February 29th, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 29 (IANS) Former West Bengal chief minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Wednesday led a huge protest rally in Jadavpur against the alleged ransacking of a Communist Party of India-Marxist ... 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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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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‘Khoya khoya chand’ - Some of Dev Anand’s hit songs


December 4th, 2011 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) From Sadhana to Waheeda Rahman, Usha Kiran to Nalini Jaywant, Dev Anand romanced most of the beauties of the black and white era. The songs ... Read more...

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Gaiety, patriotic fervour mark I-Day in Karnataka


August 15th, 2011 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 15 (IANS) Gaiety and patriotic fervour marked the 65th Independence Day Monday with the hoisting of the tricolour, rendering of the national anthem and march past by ... Read more...

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As BJP battles governor, it’s speculation time in Karnataka


May 20th, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 20 (IANS) It's speculation time in Karnataka as the central government has not taken any decision five days after Governor H.R. Bhardwaj recommended dismissal of the B.S. ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa threatens stir, opposition firm on ouster (Lead)


May 19th, 2011 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore/New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Karnataka will Friday see the entire Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ministry staging a rally against Governor H.R. Bhardwaj for seeking its dismissal, even as ... Read more...

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Buddhadeb, Mamata hold simultaneous roadshows


April 10th, 2011 - 1:15 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata/Howrah, April 9 (IANS) The twin cities of Kolkata and Howrah saw two main protagonists of the coming West Bengal assembly elections - Chief Minister Buddahdeb Bhattacharjee and Trinamool ... Read more...

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Villagers welcome Gopal Dass with garlands, sweets


April 7th, 2011 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
G0urdaspur (Punjab), April 7 (IANS) Gopal Dass, arrested in Pakistan 27 years ago after being dubbed an Indian spy, got a grand welcome Thursday at his Bheni Mia Khan village ... Read more...

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One crore Kerala people charge LF with non-governance


February 9th, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 9 (IANS) The Congress-led opposition in Kerala Wednesday submitted to Governor R.S. Gavai a memorandum signed by one crore people of the state against the non-performance of the ruling Left ... Read more...

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Bhardwaj hits out against corruption on R’Day (Second Lead)


January 26th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 26 (IANS) Pomp, pageantry and patriotic spirit marked the 62nd Republic Day Wednesday in Karnataka as Governor H.R. Bhardwaj hoisted the tricolour and inspected the guard of honour here ... Read more...

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Pageantry, national spirit mark R-Day fete in Karnataka (Lead)


January 26th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 26 (IANS) Pomp, pageantry and national spirit marked the 62nd Republic Day celebrations Wednesday in Karnataka as Governor H.R. Bhardwaj hoisted the tricolour and inspected the guard of honour ... Read more...

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Karnataka governor hoists tricolour


January 26th, 2011 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 26 (IANS) Karnataka Governor Hans Raj Bhardwaj Wednesday hoisted the tricolour at the Field Marshal Manekshaw Parade Ground here amid tight security to mark the 62nd Republic Day. Clad in ... Read more...

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Kolkata welcomes CWG Queen’s Baton Relay


August 1st, 2010 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 1 (IANS) With monsoon rains bringing the temperature down, hundreds of sports enthusiasts hit the streets here Sunday cheering the Commonwealth Games Queen's Baton Relay that saw the participation of ... Read more...

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‘Chak Dhoom Dhoom’ star gets hero’s welcome in Agra


July 16th, 2010 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Agra, July 15 (IANS) Sparsh Srivastav, one of the top stars of children's dance reality show "Chak Dhoom Dhoom", arrived in his hometown here Thursday to a tumultuous welcome. As he landed ... Read more...

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Heat wave claims over 150 in a month in Gujarat


May 28th, 2010 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, May 28 (IANS) Over 150 people, including 55 in Ahmedabad alone, have lost their lives in the last one month due to the relentless heat wave sweeping Gujarat, official sources said ... Read more...

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Muslims join Hindus to celebrate Holi in Uttar Pradesh


March 1st, 2010 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 1 (IANS) Hindus and Muslims Monday came together and took out a procession, called a Holi Baraat, in this Uttar Pradesh capital to celebrate the festival of colours amid ... Read more...

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Pomp and pageantry mark R-Day celebration in Bangalore


January 26th, 2010 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 26 (IANS) Pomp and pageantry and bright sunshine marked the 61st Republic Day celebrations Tuesday in India's tech hub amid tight security. Karnataka Governor H.R. Bhardwaj unfurled the tricolour at the ... Read more...

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Gadkari receives warm welcome at Nagpur


December 20th, 2009 - 8:28 pm ICT by ANI
Nagpur, Dec 20 (ANI): Newly nominated Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Nitin Gadkari received a warm welcome from the party workers and well wishers in his home town Nagpur on Sunday.Gadkari ... Read more...

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An afternoon in Paris: France celebrates its India connection (Lead)


July 14th, 2009 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
By Minu Jain Paris, July 14 (IANS) The sun broke through the clouds to shine brightly over the famed Parisian boulevard of Champs Elysses Tuesday as Prime Minister Manmohan Singh became ... Read more...

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Pranab braves heat and mud in his battle for Jangipur (Lead)


May 5th, 2009 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Soudhriti Bhabani Jangipur (West Bengal), May 5 (IANS)From early morning till late evening, a good part under a blazing sun, External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee exhibits the same indefatigable spirit while wooing ... Read more...

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Salman Khan campaigns for Vinod Khanna


April 9th, 2009 - 11:04 pm ICT by ANI
Pathankot (Punjab), Apr 9 (ANI): Bollywood star Salman Khan on Thursday campaigned for the veteran actor and Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) candidate from the Gurdaspur Lok Sabha seat Vinod Khanna.Khanna has ... Read more...

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From shaping foreign policy to wooing voters, Pranab in new role


March 19th, 2009 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Jangipur (West Bengal), March 19 (IANS) Far from airconditioned conference halls of diplomatic discussions, India's External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee Thursday stepped into the heat and dust of campaigning for votes ... Read more...

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Colourful parade, cultural pageantry at Bangalore’s R-Day celebrations


January 26th, 2009 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 26 (IANS) Braving the January chill, thousands of Bangaloreans thronged Field Marshal Manekshaw parade ground here Monday morning to see hundreds of children and youngsters presenting colourful programmes to mark ... Read more...

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‘Munnabhai’ Sanjay Dutt wins over crowds at Samajwadi Party rally (Lead)


January 17th, 2009 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 17 (IANS) Amidst beating of drums, blowing of trumpets and slogans of "Munnabhai jeetega" filling the air, Bollywood star and Samajwadi Party's Lok Sabha election candidate Sanjay Dutt arrived here ... Read more...

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George Michael hits African safari with lover following drug bust


September 30th, 2008 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 30 (ANI): Just few days after being caught with drugs, popstar George Michael has hit the African safari with lover Kenny Goss.The Faith hitmaker is holidaying and capturing the ... Read more...

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Bhiwani goes all out to welcome its boxing heroes


August 27th, 2008 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bhiwani (Haryana), Aug 27 (IANS) Bhiwani's newest heroes - boxers Vijender Kumar, Akhil Kumar and Jitender Kumar - raised quite a storm in this small town Wednesday evening as they arrived to ... Read more...

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Bapraula’s wrestling hero gets huge welcome home


August 26th, 2008 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Thousands of adoring fans from this village on the edge of the national capital came out on the streets Tuesday to give a rousing welcome to fellow ... Read more...

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Patriotic fervour grips Bangalore on Independence Day


August 15th, 2008 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 15 (IANS) India's 62nd Independence Day celebrations here were held amid gaiety and patriotic fervour Friday despite an overcast sky and windy conditions. About 8,000 people watched as Karnataka Chief ... Read more...

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