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Clash of cousins? No, says Bhavna Ruparel


August 29th, 2012 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 29 (IANS) Sonakshi Sinha's "Joker" is coming out Friday and a week later her cousin Bhavna Ruparel's debut project "Chal Pichchur Banate Hain" will hit the screens. The ... Read more...

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Improve facilities, extend Amarnath yatra period: BJP


August 14th, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday demanded in the Rajya Sabha that the central government extend the time limit for the Amarnath Yatra and ... Read more...

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Ammonium nitrate used in Pune blasts: Patil (Lead)


August 2nd, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 2 (IANS) Ammonium nitrate is suspected to be the explosive used in four low-intensity serial bombs which rocked Pune the day before, Maharashtra Home Minister R.R. Patil said ... Read more...

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No rains in Delhi Thursday, likely Friday (Lead)


August 2nd, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) It was an uncomfortable Raksha Bandhan for Delhi residents Thursday with the maximum temperature three notches above average at 36.9 degrees Celsius, high humidity levels ... Read more...

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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 Metro ridership touches 22 lakh (Second Lead)


August 2nd, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Within 10 days of registering its highest ever ridership, Delhi Metro Thursday said it set a new record: nearly 22 lakh commuters.The Metro trains carried ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro ridership touches 22 lakh


August 2nd, 2012 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Within 10 days of registering its highest ever ridership, Delhi Metro Thursday said it set a new record: nearly 22 lakh commuters.The Metro trains carried ... Read more...

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Annual Amarnath Yatra ends peacefully


August 2nd, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 2 (IANS) The month-and-a-half annual Amarnath Yatra ended peacefully Thursday after Shravan Purnima prayers at the 13,500 feet high Himalayan cave shrine in south Kashmir.Jammu and Kashmir ... 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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Premature to call Pune blasts a terror attack, says Patil


August 2nd, 2012 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/Pune, Aug 2 (IANS) Home Minister R.R. Patil said it was "premature" to term the apparently-coordinated low-intensity explosions in Pune as an act of terror. "Investigations are still under way ... Read more...

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Patil reviews Maharashtra security


August 2nd, 2012 - 1:14 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 1 (IANS) An alert was sounded in Maharashtra and Home Minister R.R. Patil at a meeting here Wednesday reviewed the security in the state in the wake of ... Read more...

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President, PM greet nation on Raksha Bandhan


August 1st, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee, Vice President Hamid Ansari and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday greeted the nation on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan."I extend my ... Read more...

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Nawazuddin stays away from Rakhi


August 1st, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 1 (IANS) Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui generally does not like Raksha Bandhan so much but appreciates Rakhi-based promotional strategy of "Gangs Of Wasseypur 2" (GOW).On Raksha Bandhan day Thursday, ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro plans extra trips for Raksha Bandhan


August 1st, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) The Delhi Metro will run 160 extra trips to avoid over-crowding Thursday in view of the Raksha Bandhan festival, an official said."The Metro will provide ... Read more...

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Women to get free bus rides on Rakhi day


August 1st, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Women in the capital will enjoy free rides in public buses Thursday on Raksha Bandhan day, Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit announced Wednesday."Women in Delhi would ... 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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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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Musical or cartoon rakhi - take your pick this Raksha Bandhan (Raksha Bandhan is on Aug 2) (With Images)


July 27th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) A plain, simple, red-coloured thread was once enough to symbolise a brother's pledge on Raksha Bandhan to protect his sister. But girls today are on ... 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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Water proof Rakhi envelopes in Lucknow


July 14th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 14 (IANS) In a first, the postal department here will launch water proof envelopes, costing Rs.7, for the Raksha Bandhan festival.Specially designed for the Rakhi, coinciding with the ... Read more...

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India post launches waterproof Rakhi envelopes


July 11th, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) India Post said Wednesday it was offering special Rakhi envelopes across its post offices in Delhi on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan falling on Aug ... Read more...

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Amarnath pilgrimage registration from May 7


April 21st, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 21 (IANS) The Shri Amarnath Shrine Board (SASB) Saturday announced that the registration for the annual pilgrimage to the cave shrine devoted to Lord Shiva will start ... Read more...

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‘Amarnath yatra duration as per religious tradition’


April 15th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 15 (IANS) Countering the criticism of some Hindu groups, the Shri Amarnath Shrine Board (SASB) Sunday said its schedule for the Himalayan pilgrimage to the Amarnath shrine ... Read more...

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Amarnath yatra dates decided on religious calendar, says shrine board (Lead)


February 29th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 29 (IANS) Justifying this year's June 25-Aug 2 Amarnath pilgrimage dates, criticised as too short in some quarters, the shrine board that manages the annual Himalayan pilgrimage ... Read more...

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Traffic jams: Police try to pacify commuters


August 14th, 2011 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) As Delhi commuters blamed the mismanagement of Delhi Traffic Police for heavy jams in some parts of the city on Raksha Bandhan Saturday, Joint ... Read more...

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Help us, Bhopal gas hit tell Chouhan


August 13th, 2011 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Aug 13 (IANS) About 100 women who survived the Bhopal gas disaster Saturday urged Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan to help them get better financial compensation.The women ... Read more...

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Amarnath Yatra ends peacefully


August 13th, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 13 (IANS) The month-and-half-long annual Amarnath pilgrimage concluded Saturday on Shravan Purnima amid chanting of religious hymns inside the Himalayan cave shrine in south Kashmir's Anantnag district.More ... Read more...

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Record ridership in Delhi Metro on Raskha Bandhan


August 13th, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Delhi Metro carried over 20 lakh passengers and set a new record in a single day's ridership Saturday when the Raksha Bandhan festival was celebrated, ... 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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Bollywood brigade wishes ‘Happy Raksha Bandhan’


August 13th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) As the nation celebrated Raksha Bandhan Saturday, Bollywood celebrities like Preity Zinta, Sonam Kapoor, Dev Anand and Neil Nitin Mukesh took to Twitter to ... 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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Raksha Bandhan celebrated at Tihar


August 13th, 2011 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) There were heart-tugging scenes at Tihar Jail Saturday as thousands of inmates were tied rakhis by their families on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan.Tihar Jail ... Read more...

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Nitish Kumar ties rakhi to a tree


August 13th, 2011 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 13 (IANS) In a rare move to promote environmental awareness on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Saturday tied rakhi to a tree ... 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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