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Firozabad forms record 115-km human chain for polls


February 15th, 2012 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Firozabad (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 15 (IANS) The residents of Firozabad Wednesday claimed to have set a new world record by forming a 115 km long human chain.On Valentine's Day, Firozabad's ... Read more...

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Mamata ties rakhi on officials, journalists


August 13th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 13 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee tied rakhis on state secretariat officials, ministers and journalists to celebrate Raksha Bandhan - the festival of brother-sister bonding ... Read more...

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President, PM celebrate Raksha Bandhan with kids (Lead)


August 13th, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday celebrated Raksha Bandhan with children, including differently-abled kids.According to an official statement, the children tied ... Read more...

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Children tie rakhi on President Patil’s wrist


August 13th, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Saturday celebrated Raksha Bandhan with children, including the differently-abled ones, at the Rashtrapati Bhavan here.The children tied rakhis or bands on ... Read more...

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Anna Hazare tops rakhi charts in Bihar


August 12th, 2011 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 12 (IANS) If the sale of rakhis is anything to go by, social activist Anna Hazare should be topping the popularity charts in Bihar - ahead of ... 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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Rahul Gandhi launches plantation drive in Amethi


September 2nd, 2010 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
Normal 0By Rajul NigamAmethi (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 2 (ANI): Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi launched a mass plantation drive to enhance productivity of his constituency during his three-day visit ... Read more...

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Rains fail to dampen Rakhi festivities in Delhi


August 24th, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Heavy downpour and waterlogged roads in the capital could not dampen the Raksha Bandhan festivities in the city Tuesday, with men proudly sporting on their wrists ... Read more...

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Price rise: women tie vegetable rakhis on PM, Rahul’s photos


August 24th, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Seetamadhi (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 24 (IANS) Women here drove home the issue of price rise on Raksha Bandhan festival Tuesday by tying special rakhis made with vegetables and pulses on photographs ... Read more...

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Shalini Arora of Pavitra Rishta fame believes Rakhi is more than a piece of thread


August 22nd, 2010 - 1:50 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 22, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):With rains flourishing the city with greenery all around, the pleasant season also marks the beginning of the festive season. With Raksha Bandhan around the corner, every ... 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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Visually impaired women craft traditional wristbands for ‘Rakshabandhan’


July 23rd, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, July 23 (ANI): The visually impaired women here are crafting 'Rakhi', or traditional wristbands, for the upcoming Hindu sibling festival of 'Rakshabandhan' under the banner of the National Association for the ... Read more...

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“Save Sarabjit” movement intensifies


August 14th, 2009 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinWagah/Amritsar, Aug.14 (ANI): To give a fillip to the "Save Sarabjit" movement, eminent film maker Mahesh Bhatt on Friday said that there is a tremendous need to build a ... Read more...

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Send ‘Freedom Rakhi’ to Kargil soldiers


August 12th, 2009 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Even though Raksha Bandhan is over, you still have time to show your affection for and solidarity with the soldiers in Kargil by sending them a Freedom ... Read more...

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Raksha Bandhan displays the apex of humanity across the country


August 5th, 2009 - 10:37 pm ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad/ Jaipur/ Allahabad, Aug 5 (ANI): Raksha Bandhan, the festival of siblings was celebrated with joy and in a sense of harmony across the country on Wednesday.The festival, marked by sisters tying ... Read more...

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Kasab wants someone to tie him a rakhi


August 5th, 2009 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 5 (IANS) Mohammed Ajmal Amir Kasab - accused in the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks - expressed a desire for somebody to tie him a 'rakhi' on the occasion of the ... Read more...

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Tie a rakhi, protect trees for life


August 5th, 2009 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 5 (IANS) In a novel way to promote environmental awareness on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan, a Lucknow zoo Wednesday asked its visitors to tie a rakhi around a tree ... Read more...

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Indian women tie Rakhi on the hands of Pakistani jail inmates in Amritsar


August 5th, 2009 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinAmritsar / Wagah. Aug.5 (ANI): A group of women belonging to the BrahmaKumari Ashram here, tied Rakhis on the wrists of several jail inmates, including Pakistani, Bangladeshi and ... Read more...

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Rakhi celebrated in Chandigarh


August 5th, 2009 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 5 (IANS) Wearing their best clothes, sisters went to meet their brothers Wednesday to tie rakhis on their wrists and in return get beautiful gifts and also a promise of ... Read more...

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Brothers, sisters celebrate the bond of love on Rakhi


August 5th, 2009 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Sisters tied colourful rakhis on the wrists of their brothers, prayed for their long life, and got some beautiful gifts and money in return as the festival ... Read more...

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FESTIVAL SPECIAL: So what if it’s shoot, we will still Loot


August 5th, 2009 - 12:45 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
"I hated him when mother pampered him more or when father patted him more. But all was forgotten when I easily convinced him to sign my remark diary in school days." ... Read more...

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Zoozoo in a new role finds place on rakhis


August 4th, 2009 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 4 (IANS) Zoozoo is donning a new role this Raksha Bandhan. The black-and-white creature that made a dazzling debut in the cellphone service provider Vodafone's ads early this year has ... Read more...

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Late with sending rakhi? Don’t sweat, log on


August 3rd, 2009 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
By Shilpa Raina New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) If you haven't had time to buy something for your sister even though the festival of Rakhi is just two days away, don't worry. Just ... Read more...

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104-year-old freedom fighter, daughter recall days in jail


March 27th, 2009 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhushree Chatterjee New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) At 104 Satyavati is the oldest surviving freedom fighter in India. Her 80-year-old daughter, Subhadra Khosla, was the youngest girl to have been arrested in ... Read more...

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Indian border guards celebrate Rakhi at Wagah


August 16th, 2008 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh Robin Wagah, Aug.16 (ANI): Rakhsha Bandhan was observed here this morning with young girls from different schools and colleges tying Rakhis on the wrists of Border Security Force (BSF) ... Read more...

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Raksha Bandhan preparations in full swing


August 15th, 2008 - 8:47 pm ICT by ANI
By Smitha ManidharanNew Delhi, Aug 15 (ANI: On the eve of Raksha Bandhan hundreds of people both men and women thronged the market places in Delhi, despite the closure of shops ... Read more...

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Lunar eclipse to cut short Rakhi ceremonies


August 15th, 2008 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) This Raksha Bandhan or Rakhi - the day when sisters tie a silken thread on their brother's wrists to celebrate sibling love - will also see a ... Read more...

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Vice President greets people ahead of Independence Day, Rakshabandhan


August 14th, 2008 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 14 (ANI): Vice President Hamid Ansari today greeted the people on the occasion of Independence Day and Rakshabandhan. In his message, Ansari has said that every Independence Day is ... Read more...

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Jharkhand launches waterproof rakhi envelope


August 2nd, 2008 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 2 (IANS) Ever received a rakhi from your sister that had been completely damaged by rain and hoped someone would come up with a solution? Well, the Jharkhand postal department ... Read more...

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