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Re-double efforts to protect women: President


August 2nd, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) As the country celebrated the Raksha Bandhan festival, Pranab Mukherjee Thursday urged people to re-double their efforts to protect women."The Rakhi is a thread ... Read more...

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Delhi celebrates Raksha Bandhan with fervour


August 2nd, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Celebrating and reaffirming the sibling bond where sisters tie a decorated thread or Rakhi on their brothers' wrist, Raksha Bandhan was celebrated Thursday with much ... Read more...

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President greets nation on Raksha Bandhan


August 1st, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Wednesday greeted the nation on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan, which will be celebrated across north India Thursday."On the occasion of ... Read more...

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India Post to give discount on gold coins this Rakhi


August 1st, 2012 - 1:16 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) India Post has announced a discount of 6.5 percent on gold coins this Rakhi.According to an official statement, the postal service will give a discount ... Read more...

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Free Raksha Bandhan ride to women, kids in Haryana


July 31st, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 31 (IANS) Women and children will be allowed free travel in state Roadways buses in Haryana Thursday (Aug 2) in view of the Raksha Bandhan festival, an official ... Read more...

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Aamir’s special treat for sister’s 50th birthday


July 27th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 27 (IANS) Aamir Khan, who was scheduled to leave for Chicago for the shooting of "Dhoom 3" Aug 3, will now leave a day later. He doesn't ... Read more...

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Sellers of MCD poll campaign material go innovative


April 10th, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) With the Election Commission strictly forbidding plastering public and private property with posters and graffiti, sellers of campaign material for the April 15 civic poll ... Read more...

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Three held for duping 500 people of Rs.50 lakh


November 16th, 2011 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Three people, including a woman, were arrested in north Delhi for duping over 500 people from across the country of around Rs.50 lakh by promising ... Read more...

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Delhi celebrates brother-sister bond with Bhai Dooj


October 28th, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) Delhiites, like all across the country, Friday celebrated Bhai Dooj, which is part of the Diwali festival, with sisters applying vermillion on their brothers' ... Read more...

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Fun, cheer on Raksha Bandhan in Lucknow


August 13th, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 13 (IANS) Raksha Bandhan celebrations Saturday spread all over in Uttar Pradesh as the festival was celebrated with traditional pomp and gaiety. Sisters tied the 'bond of love' ... Read more...

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Delhi celebrates Raksha Bandhan with gaiety


August 13th, 2011 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Absolutely thrilled with his rakhi which had a superman motif, five-year-old Sid couldn't stop looking at his wrist time and again, even as his elder ... Read more...

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President, PM greet nation on Raksha Bandhan (Lead)


August 12th, 2011 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday greeted the nation on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan and hoped the festival helps strengthen ... Read more...

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Wondering what to gift your sister this Rakhi?


August 12th, 2011 - 10:36 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) The gift of good health and wellness, gizmos and gadgets, apparels and accessories or good old cash - what is it that you're planning to ... Read more...

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Sibling power rocks Bollywood (Aug 13 is Rakhi)


August 10th, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Be it Ekta-Tusshar Kapoor or Zoya-Farhan Akhtar, the brother-sister duos of tinsel town have proved their mettle individually in showbiz time and again and ... Read more...

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School kids send 60,000 handmade rakhis to soldiers


July 28th, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Students from over 150 schools across northern India have sent about 60,000 handmade rakhis as a mark of their love, respect and affection to soldiers ... Read more...

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Reopen case, allow me to prove my innocence: Sarabjit


June 17th, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 17 (IANS) Sarabjit Singh - an Indian on death row in Pakistan after his conviction for bomb attacks - has appealed for the commutation of his death sentence ... Read more...

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No sensationalism or vulgarity in ‘Mai Ka Laal’: Jaaved Jaaffery


June 10th, 2011 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) "Mai ka Laal" is a family show, says actor-comedian Jaaved Jaaffery, adding that the show will be dignified in contrast to some of the reality ... Read more...

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NRI files case against two for cheating


March 5th, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, March 5 (IANS) A Netherlands-based NRI has lodged a case against two residents of Jaipur for duping him of Rs.10 million after promising to organise a concert featuring prominent ... Read more...

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Thanks for sparing us more headache, housewives thank FM


February 28th, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Thankfully there was no hike in the prices of daily use items as well as airconditioners and mobiles -- this was the general reaction Monday to the ... Read more...

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‘Tanu Weds Manu’ music an eclectic mix (IANS Music Review)


February 13th, 2011 - 10:23 am ICT by IANS
By Ruchika Kher Film: "Tanu Weds Manu"; Music Director: Krsna; Lyricist: Rajshekhar; Singers: Lehmber Hussainpuri, Mohit Chauhan, Ujjaini Mukherjee, Niladri Debnath, Rakhi Chand, Vivek Naik, Roop Kumar Rathod, Sunidhi Chauhan, Mika Singh and ... Read more...

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Husain’s works draw big crowds at art summit


January 22nd, 2011 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) His is a name to reckon with when it comes to Indian art. And when M.F. Husain's works were removed and then put back at the India ... Read more...

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Ratan Rajput: The Next Candidate For TV ‘Swayamvar’!


December 11th, 2010 - 12:36 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The famous serial traces her journey as ‘laali’, the girl sold by her parents and bought by ‘loha’ thakur to give birth to the heir of the family.  She hails from ... Read more...

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‘Bigg Boss 4′ under ministry scanner (Roundup)


November 17th, 2010 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) For all its vulgarity, obscenity, intimacy and abuses, Colors' sensational reality show "Bigg Boss 4" is finally under the scanner of the information and broadcasting ministry, ... Read more...

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TV actors hail ministry’s decision on ‘Bigg Boss’


November 17th, 2010 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Television actors Wednesday hailed the information and broadcasting (I&B) ministry's decision that the reality show "Bigg Boss 4" would be telecast only after 11 p.m. because ... Read more...

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Shooter Gurpreet’ s triumph at C’wealth Games brings cheer back home


October 9th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinNoshehra Pannuan village (Tarn Taran) (Punjab), Oct. 9 (ANI): Indian shooter Gurpreet Singh's success at the ongoing XIX Commonwealth Games in New Delhi has brought a wave of cheer ... Read more...

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Maharashtra minister’s son, two others wanted for attempted murder


September 24th, 2010 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 24 (IANS) Police here are on the lookout for Nitesh Rane, the son of Maharashtra Revenue Minister Narayan Rane, and at least two others for an alleged attempt to ... Read more...

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Will ‘Brindaavanam’ make a mark?


September 23rd, 2010 - 9:30 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 23, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): NTR Jr. is slated to make a huge comeback with his movie "Brindaavanam' this October. Recently during the music launch of the movie, director Vamshi Paidpally and ... Read more...

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Pradhuman Singh visits underprivileged kids on the eve of Rakshabandhan


August 24th, 2010 - 2:55 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 24, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Pradhuman Singh who rose to fame with his debut super hit movie "Tere Bin Laden", where the talented actor played the character of Osama Bin Laden ... Read more...

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Karan is more than a brother: Kajol


August 24th, 2010 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
By Dibyojyoti Baksi Mumbai, Aug 24 (IANS) Kajol doesn't believe in rakhi as she feels "bonds are made from the heart". And the actress says filmmaker Karan Johar is more than a ... Read more...

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Giant rakhi to be tied to tree for environment protection


August 23rd, 2010 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 23 (IANS) A special 8 feet high rakhi, made of various discarded household materials, will be tied to an old tree in the Uttar Pradesh capital on Raksha Bandhan Tuesday ... Read more...

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PM calls for ensuring women’s dignity on Rakhi


August 23rd, 2010 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday greeted the country on the eve of Raksha Bandhan, asking the people to make renewed efforts to ensure women's dignity and ... Read more...

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Nitish, Lalu, Paswan rakhis a hit in Bihar


August 23rd, 2010 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 23 (IANS) They have a tough electoral contest ahead, but Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and his rivals Lalu Prasad and Ram Vilas Paswan are also jostling for supremacy in ... Read more...

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‘Diamond Rakhis’ in great demand in Surat


August 18th, 2010 - 8:05 pm ICT by ANI
By DharmeshSurat, Aug.18 (ANI): Unique diamond Rakhis are in high demand in this famed city of diamond cutters in Gujarat.Considering the festival's significance, many jewellers are making varieties of diamond Rakhis to ... Read more...

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British MPs support memorial for Tipu’s descendant Noor Inayat in UK


June 25th, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 26 (ANI): British lawmakers have come together to support setting up a memorial in London in honour of Noor Inayat Khan, a descendant of Tipu Sultan, who served as a ... Read more...

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Eight-year-old tigress dies at Van Vihar National Park


June 10th, 2010 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, June 10 (IANS) An eight-year-old tigress died of lung and kidney infection at the Van Vihar National Park here, officials said Thursday. "Bandhvi (the tigress) that had been brought from Bandhavgarh National ... Read more...

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