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British PM wears poppy despite China’s objection

November 10th, 2010 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 10 (IANS) Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron wore a poppy emblem on his lapel at his reception in Beijing despite objections from China which equates the flower with its ... Read more...

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Cannon firing, flag raising marks 60th anniversary celebration of China

October 1st, 2009 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Oct 1 (ANI): A grand flag-raising ceremony, firing cannons and a march past down a red carpet in Beijing's Tiananmen Square marked the 60th anniversary of the founding of Communist China ... Read more...

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South Asian Film fest kicks off June 26 in Goa

June 14th, 2009 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) With more than 50 films entered from eight Saarc countries and a special screening of 12 Iranian films, the fourth annual South Asian Film Festival starts in ... Read more...

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Afghan and Italian films triumph at Rome film fest

November 1st, 2008 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Nov 1 (DPA) Afghan director Siddiq Barmak's, Opium War, and Italy's Giacomo Battiato's Resolution 819, about war crimes in Bosnia, won top prizes at the International Rome Film Festival Friday.The Golden ... Read more...

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