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Chavan, ministers visit ailing Deshmukh


August 8th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 8 (IANS) Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan along with Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar and over half a dozen cabinet ministers Wednesday called on the ailing union Minister ... Read more...

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Massive preparations in Assam for Bhupen Hazarika’s final journey


November 6th, 2011 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Nov 6 (IANS) Massive arrangements are being made in Assam's main city of Guwahati for the funeral rites of music maestro Bhupen Hazarika who passed away in a Mumbai ... Read more...

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Bhupen Hazarika’s golden voice falls silent


November 5th, 2011 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/Guwahati, Nov 5 (IANS) A golden voice of Indian music fell silent Saturday when legendary singer-composer Bhupen Hazarika died of multiple organ failure at a Mumbai hospital, plunging millions ... Read more...

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Pall of gloom in Assam after news of Hazarika’s death


November 5th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Nov 5 (IANS) A pall of gloom descended over Assam Saturday with the news of music maestro Bhupen Hazarika's demise coming in."I feel as if I have lost my ... Read more...

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Mahatma’s grandson to attend Dalai Lama’s birthday bash


July 4th, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, July 4 (IANS) Mahatma Gandhi's grandson Arun Gandhi and Martin Luther King III, son of late American civil rights activist Martin Luther King Jr. are among the dignitaries scheduled ... Read more...

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Sai Baba shows signs of improvement (Lead)


April 7th, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Puttaparthi (Andhra Pradesh), April 7 (IANS) Spiritual leader Sathya Sai Baba is showing signs of improvement, doctors attending on him said Thursday.According to the medical bulletin issued by Sathya Sai ... Read more...

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CBSE board exams on; physics paper disappoints students (Lead)


March 1st, 2011 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) examinations started Tuesday on a disappointing note to many, with several class-12 students complaining that the physics paper was too ... Read more...

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Students tense as CBSE exams begin


March 1st, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) Doing their last minute revision, anxious students were seen making their way to examination centres across the capital Tuesday for the start of the Central Board of ... Read more...

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Orissa hostage crisis: Government agrees to eight of 14 demands (Roundup)


February 21st, 2011 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 21 (IANS) A district collector and a junior engineer abducted by Maoists five days ago are safe and expected to be released soon, the Orissa government said Monday even as ... Read more...

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Nation pays homage to Mahatma Gandhi on Martyrs’ Day


January 30th, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) India Sunday paid homage to the father of the nation Mahatma Gandhi with prayer meetings and floral tributes on his 63rd death anniversary observed as Martyrs' Day.It ... Read more...

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26/11, a grim reminder of our perilous neighbourhood: Antony


November 26th, 2010 - 8:23 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.26 (ANI): Defence Minister A K Antony on Friday reiterated the nation's resolve not to allow a repeat of 26/11, which he described as a type mayhem by terrorists ... Read more...

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US Justice Dept. urged to probe terror-linked Muslims’ prayer sessions on Capitol Hill


November 13th, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 13 (ANI): A conservative advocacy group has urged the US Justice Department to investigate a weekly prayer session on Capitol Hill, after a media report claimed that Muslims with terrorist ... Read more...

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“Who’s Who” of Muslims linked to terrorists attending Capitol Hill prayers since 9/11


November 12th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 12 (ANI): An Al Qaeda leader, the head of a designated terror organization and a confessed jihadist-in-training are among a "Who's Who" of controversial figures who have participated in weekly ... Read more...

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Birth anniversary of Guru Ram Dass being celebrated in Golden Temple


October 9th, 2010 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
Amritsar, Oct 9 (ANI): Scores of devotees thronged the Golden Temple here on Saturday to take a dip in the holy pond and pay obeisance on the 476th birth anniversary of Guru ... Read more...

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Saibaba’s sandals will not be taken to Britain


August 23rd, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Shirdi (Maharashtra), Aug 23 (IANS) Following strong criticism by locals, the Shri Saibaba Sansthan Trust (SSST) of Shirdi Monday cancelled plans to take Saibaba's sandals to Britain next month, an official said ... Read more...

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Bangladesh mourns its founder’s killing


August 15th, 2010 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Aug 15 (IANS) Bangladesh Sunday observed the National Mourning Day to mark the death anniversary of its founder Sheikh Mujibur Rahman who was killed in a military-led putsch on this ... Read more...

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‘Jyoti Jalaile’ an Instant Hit


March 16th, 2010 - 4:27 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
March 16, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Devotional songs in Bollywood films have, off late, started becoming more and more popular, as the professional renditions of traditional songs give it that extra touch to make ... Read more...

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School board exams kick off (Lead)


March 3rd, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) Thousands of anxious students were seen making their way to examination centres across the capital Wednesday for the start of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) ... Read more...

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Students tense as CBSE exams begin


March 3rd, 2010 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) Doing their last minute revisions, anxious students were seen making their way to examination centres across the capital Monday for the start of the Central Board of ... Read more...

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Prayers help cops in catching criminals, crime solving


February 22nd, 2010 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 22, (IANS) A senior police officer in Britain claims he has slashed the crime rate in his home town - by praying, a media report said Monday. Inspector Roger Bartlett ... Read more...

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344th birth anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh celebrated


January 5th, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinAmritsar, Jan. 5 (ANI): Devotees thronged to the Golden Temple on Tuesday in large numbers for a holy dip in the Golden Temple's Sarovar or, the sacred pool ... Read more...

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Silent prayers held for victims of Tsunami on its 5th anniversary


December 26th, 2009 - 9:35 pm ICT by ANI
Nagapattinam (Tamil Nadu), Dec.26 (ANI): Silent prayers were held and survivors and relatives of Tsunami victims on the occasion of its fifth anniversary paid floral tributes to the souls of the deceased, ... Read more...

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Assam pays homage to October 2008 blast victims


October 31st, 2009 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, Oct. 31 (ANI): Special prayer meetings were organised across Assam to pay homage to those killed in the October 2008 serial bomb blasts.Eastern Beats, an organization that promotes upcoming musicians of ... Read more...

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Neil Nitin on shopping spree in Tihar Jail


October 22nd, 2009 - 8:34 am ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Neil Nitin Mukesh went to Delhi's Tihar Jail and came back with a bagful of goodies made by the prisoners, including a blanket, a shawl, ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama arrives in Taiwan on controversial visit


August 30th, 2009 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Taipei, Aug 30 (DPA) The Dalai Lama arrived in Taiwan Sunday on a controversial visit to bless typhoon victims - despite China's protesting that the visit was aimed at "splitting the motherland". Smiling ... Read more...

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Taiwan taking pains to make Dalai Lama’s visit non-political


August 28th, 2009 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Taipei, Aug 28 (DPA) Taiwan's government is trying to keep the Dalai Lama's activities non-political during his visit next week to avoid angering China with which it has recently enjoyed warming ties. The ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama to visit Taiwan to meet typhoon survivors (Lead, Changing dateline)


August 27th, 2009 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Aug 27 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama will visit Taiwan next week to console the survivors of the devastating typhoon that claimed 461 lives, an official said Thursday. The Dalai ... Read more...

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Taiwan approves Dalai Lama visit


August 27th, 2009 - 11:06 am ICT by IANS
Taipei, Aug 27 (DPA) Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou said Thursday that Taipei has approved a visit of the Dalai Lama to Taiwan to comfort the survivors of Typhoon Morakot, government officials confirmed. Ma ... Read more...

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VHP to hold protests in memory of Laxmanananda


August 8th, 2009 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 8 (IANS) The Vishwa Hindu Parishad will hold a silent protest on Janmastami, Aug 13, in memory of its leader Swami Laxmanananda Saraswati who was killed last year by alleged ... Read more...

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Susan Boyle had a crush on a 19yrs older man


May 18th, 2009 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 18 (ANI): 'Britain's Got Talent' star Susan Boyle reportedly had a secret crush on a man nearly 19 years older than her.The 66-year-old widower Helmut Glaser, met Boyle, 48, through ... Read more...

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International yoga symposium attracts tourists in Uttarakhand


March 5th, 2009 - 3:29 pm ICT by ANI
By Ashish Goel Rishikesh (Uttarakhand), Mar 5 (AI): More than 400 foreign yoga practitioners from over 35 countries are taking part in a weeklong international yoga symposium in Uttarakhand. The seven-day long 8th ... Read more...

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Tense students head to test centres as board exams begin


March 2nd, 2009 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) Anxious students made their way to exam centres across the city, doing last minute revision, while parents gave timely tips outside as the Class 10 and 12 ... Read more...

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Nicole Scherzinger hopes meditation will help Britney


February 2nd, 2009 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 2 (ANI): Pop star Nicole Scherzinger, who will be teaming up with Britney in her upcoming Circus world tour, hopes that her idea of prayer and meditation will help ... Read more...

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Spears asks for a prayer room


January 31st, 2009 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 31 (IANS) Pop singer Britney Spears is asking for a backstage prayer room while touring with the Pussycat Dolls.Lead singer Nicole Scherzinger will also join Spears on the tour, reports ... Read more...

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Britney to have special prayer room at UK gigs


January 31st, 2009 - 11:11 am ICT by ANI
London, Jan 31 (ANI): Britney Spears will reportedly have a private prayer area backstage at every gig when she hits Britain for her 33-date world tour.After bringing back the 27-year-old from ... Read more...

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