patriotism

Independence Day: the streetside view (Lead)


August 14th, 2012 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) For some, it's a day of celebration or simply chilling with family and friends. But Independence Day is just another day of struggle for millions ... Read more...

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‘On Delhi streets, Aug 15 means better business’


August 14th, 2012 - 10:44 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Even as the country celebrates 65th Independence Day in gusto and patriotic fervour Wednesday, there are many on capital's streets who see the day as ... Read more...

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President honours freedom fighters


August 9th, 2012 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Thursday honoured and feted freedom fighters to mark the 70th anniversary of the Quit India Movement at an elegant ceremony that ... Read more...

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Rename India as Bharat, says Congress MP


August 9th, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 9 (IANS) India should be renamed Bharat in the constitution of the country, a Congress parliamentarian has demanded in a constitutional amendment bill introduced in parliament Thursday.Congress MP ... Read more...

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Olympic medals attest to China’s progress, says daily


August 6th, 2012 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 6 (IANS) A state-run Chinese daily Monday said "sporting achievements attest to the country's progress" as the country led the medals tally in the London Olympics.An article in ... Read more...

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Haqqani indeed wrote secret memo to US: Probe panel (Lead)


June 12th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 12 (IANS) A secret memo that Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari feared a coup after Osama's killing was "real" and was written by Husain Haqqani, said a ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Haqqani to challenge probe panel report


June 12th, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 12 (IANS) Minutes after a probe panel said that Husain Haqqani had written a memo that President Asif Ali Zardari feared a coup, Pakistan's former envoy to the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Emergency lifted in Egypt after decades


June 1st, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, May 31 (IANS) Through a declaration, Egypt's ruling military council Thursday lifted a state of emergency that existed for decades in the country.The emergency was lifted after its ... Read more...

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BJP MP demands urgent attention to Arunachal dam issue


May 9th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 9 (IANS) Rajya Sabha MP and BJP national spokesman Tarun Vijay Wednesday raised the issue of the ongoing opposition to mega dams in Arunachal Pradesh and demanded that ... Read more...

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Thackeray wants Aamir show telecast in Karnataka


May 8th, 2012 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 8 (IANS) Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray Tuesday asked the Karnataka government to allow the telecast of Bollywood star Aamir Khan's maiden television show "Satyameva Jayate".While hitting ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Terror-struck Syrian soldiers recall Sunday horror


April 24th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Aleppo (Syria), April 24 (IANS) Yasir, a 22-year-old young handsome Syrian soldier, looked shaken at the Military Hospital in Syria's second largest city. He is among over 40 soldiers, mostly ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Bagan’s 1911 Shield triumph to become part of school texts


April 10th, 2012 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 10 (IANS) Students pursuing the higher secondary course in West Bengal are all set to read about Mohun Bagan's famous IFA Shield triumph in 1911 in their ... Read more...

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Army movement was nothing unusual, says Antony (Lead)


April 4th, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Visakhapatnam, April 4 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Wednesday denied that the Indian army had intimidated the civilian government by moving two of its units towards the capital in January ... Read more...

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PM, Antony rubbish report on army movement as baseless (Lead)


April 4th, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Visakhapatnam, April 4 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday called a media report on two key army units moving closer to the capital in January without prior notice ... Read more...

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No doubt about armed forces’ patriotism: Antony


April 4th, 2012 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Visakhapatnam, April 4 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Wednesday said he did not doubt the patriotism of the armed forces and that the reported movement of two army units towards ... Read more...

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US allows women to serve closer to battlefield


February 10th, 2012 - 7:10 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 10 (IANS) US Defence Department Thursday announced it will open up over 14,000 positions to women, including those in direct ground combat units.In a notification to Congress, the ... 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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Pakistan parliament passes resolution supporting Gilani (Night Lead)


January 17th, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 16 (IANS) Pakistan's National Assembly Monday evening passed a resolution supporting democracy in the country, which gave a breather to beleagured Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani against ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘I want to do a film on Netaji’


November 9th, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 9 (IANS) Tamil film actor Sharath Kumar wants to produce and direct a film based on the life of noted freedom fighter Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose."I think Netaji's ... Read more...

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RSS a school of patriotism, says BJP


October 11th, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday slammed Congress leader Digvijay Singh for raising questions on the credibility of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and said ... Read more...

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China commemorates centenary of imperial rule’s end


October 9th, 2011 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 9 (IANS) China held a grand ceremony at the Great Hall of the People here Sunday to commemorate the centennial of the 1911 Revolution that terminated 2,000 years ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Ash dedicates award to fans, family


August 31st, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Actress Aishwarya Rai, who has been honoured with the Abhinaya Kala Ratna by the Pazhassi Raja Charitable Trust, has thanked her colleagues, fans and ... Read more...

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Lata to be honoured with Pazhassi Raja award


August 24th, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 24 (IANS) Singing legend Lata Mangeshkar will Thursday be honoured with the Pazhassi Raja Sangeetha Ratna award by Governor of Maharashtra K. Sankaranarayanan for her contribution to the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Supporting Hazare because ‘it’s cool’


August 24th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Among the hordes of youngsters thronging Ramlila Maidan to support Anna Hazare's fight against corruption, there are some who visit the place just to click ... Read more...

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What Lokpal? We’re here for corruption


August 24th, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) A group of 20 youngsters enter Delhi Metro, shouting 'Vande Mataram' and urging commuters to sing along. As their voices begin to fade, a middle-aged ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Tomorrow is Coast Guard Day


August 3rd, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Aug 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The 4rd of August every year has been set aside to celebrate the work of coast guards. The day has been declared the Coast Guard Day and ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

RSS chief requests Ramdev to end fast


June 11th, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) Saturday requested yoga guru Ramdev to end his fast against corruption as his health was deteriorating."I prayerfully appeal to Baba ... Read more...

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Fifth grader dons face paint for Bin Laden death


May 4th, 2011 - 9:08 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Dauphin, May 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A fifth grade student in Pennsylvania caused controversy when he went to school with face paint that clearly referenced the death of Osama Bin Laden. The ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Superman renounces US citizenship in latest issue of ‘Action Comics’


April 29th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
Superman renounces US citizenship in latest issue of 'Action Comics'Washington, April 29 (ANI): Superman has always been recognized as a devoted American warrior who constantly fought evil, but now onwards he is ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Obama nominates spy chief Panetta for US secretary of defence


April 29th, 2011 - 7:32 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) US President Barack Obama has nominated CIA Director Leon Panetta to be the next secretary of defence replacing Robert Gates who announced ... Read more...

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Rich Chinese invest abroad, keen to emigrate


April 22nd, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 22 (IANS) A number of Chinese millionaires are investing abroad as they are looking to emigrate, a media report said Friday.The number of high net worth individuals in ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Russian spy Anna Chapman pours her heart out


April 17th, 2011 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 17 (IANS) Former Russian spy Anna Chapman, who was involved in a high-profile spy swap with the US, has finally broken her silence over her life as a ... Read more...

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Orderly Anna supporters impress cops, vendors


April 9th, 2011 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) For police and onlookers alike, the energy and behaviour of people who turned up in thousands at Jantar Mantar to support activist Anna Hazare's 97-hour ... Read more...

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Farewell Jassal


March 16th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by ANI
By Smita PrakashNew Delhi, Mar.16 (ANI): Nobody quite tied his pagdi (turban) as perfectly as Raminder Jassal. Each pleat ran parallel and was tucked tight, and even at the end of a ... Read more...

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Scepticism rising in China, rues daily


March 1st, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 1 (IANS) A state-run Chinese newspaper said Tuesday that scepticism was on the rise in the country and that it was necessary to be patriotic.An editorial, "Which China do we ... Read more...

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