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Mamata mulls autonomy for Ramakrishna Mission schools


July 5th, 2012 - 5:45 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 4 (IANS) The West Bengal government might exempt Ramakrishna Mission-run schools from the school services examinations for recruiting teachers, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said Wednesday."I have already ... Read more...

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Pranab visits Belur Math


June 24th, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Belur (West Bengal), June 24 (IANS) UPA presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee Sunday visited Belur Math, the headquarters of the Ramkrishna Mission, and offered prayers.Clad in a white kurta, dhoti ... Read more...

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Pranab appeals to undecided parties to support him (Lead)


June 22nd, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 22 (IANS) Union Finance Minister and United Progressive Alliance presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee, who arrived here Friday night to a tumultuous welcome, appealed to parties who are ... Read more...

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Pranab receives tumultuous welcome on arrival in Kolkata


June 22nd, 2012 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 22 (IANS) Union Finance Minister and United Progressive Alliance presidential nominee Pranab Mukherjee arrived in the city Friday night to a tumultuous welcome by Congress workers.Mukherjee, who ... Read more...

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Three-decade struggle helped defeat Left: Mamata


November 24th, 2011 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 24 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday slammed critics and said her Trinamool Congress party's victory in the assembly polls earlier this year was the ... Read more...

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India on World Heritage Committee for 4 years


November 11th, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) India has been elected to the World Heritage Committee, getting the second highest number of votes after Japan in the election in Paris Nov 7, ... Read more...

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Ramakrishna Mission vice president dead


October 20th, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 20 (IANS) Ramakrishna Math and Mission (RKM) vice president Swami Prameyananda passed away Thursday following respiratory complications. He was 79."Our beloved Swamiji passed away today (Thursday) at 8.25 ... Read more...

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Drink black tea to detox, experts tell smokers


October 12th, 2011 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Black tea could help chronic smokers detox, experts at a daylong conference on the benefits of tea and its abilities to cure several maladies said ... Read more...

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Thousands watch Kumari worship at Belur Math


October 4th, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 4 (IANS) Thousands of devotees from all over the country and abroad watched 'Kumari Puja' or the worship of a prepubescent girl on Mahashtami Tuesday at Belur Math ... Read more...

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Swami Vivekananda’s life in 3D animation


August 5th, 2011 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 4 (IANS) A 3D animation film depicting the life and philosophy of Swami Vivekananda will be released worldwide in 2013 to mark the 150th birth anniversary of the ... Read more...

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Indians discover world’s most heat-resistant fungi


July 23rd, 2011 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 23 (IANS) In a significant discovery that can be a major breakthrough in biotechnology, Indian mycologists have discovered fungi spores, considered as being able to withstand ... Read more...

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Infosys builds 279 more homes for flood-hit in Karnataka


May 27th, 2011 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 27 (IANS) As part of its flood relief programme, global software major Infosys Technologies Ltd has built and handed over 279 more houses in Raichur and Yadgir ... Read more...

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Dhaka’s Ramakrishna Mission chief dead


April 19th, 2011 - 11:05 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 19 (IANS) Swami Akkharananda, head of the Ramakrishna Mission here, was cremated Tuesday, a day after he died of old age complications. He was 82, media reports ... Read more...

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Swami Vivekananda was fond of dal, American ice-cream: New biography


April 4th, 2011 - 10:08 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Swami Vivekananda, the 20th century visionary and founder of the Ramakrishna Mission, loved lentils, especially the 'kalai', a traditional Bengali variety cooked with fennel, ... Read more...

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Ramakrishna Paramahansa’s 175th birth anniversary celebrated


March 6th, 2011 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 6 (IANS) Lakhs of people from across the country thronged Belur Math - the global headquarters of Ramakrishna Math and Ramakrishna Mission - in adjacent Howrah district Sunday ... Read more...

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Ramakrishna Mission president’s condition stable


February 16th, 2011 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 16 (IANS) The condition of Ramakrishna Mutt and Ramakrishna Mission president Swami Atmasthananda, who was admitted to a private hospital for prostrate surgery, is now stable and he is keeping ... Read more...

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PM assures full co-operation to Ramakrishna Mission


January 12th, 2011 - 10:33 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 12 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Wednesday assured the government's full support and co-operation to the Ramakrishna Mission in the fulfillment of their noble task ... Read more...

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PM to launch Swami Vivekananda’s 150th birth anniversary celebrations


January 12th, 2011 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 12 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh, will inaugurate the nationwide celebrations to mark the 150th birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda here today.A national committee has ... Read more...

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Vivekananda movement grows in Nepal on 148th anniversary


January 11th, 2011 - 11:23 am ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Jan 11 (IANS) More than a century after his death, the electrifying ideology of 19th century Indian philosopher and social reformer Swami Vivekananda is gathering momentum in neighbouring Nepal ... Read more...

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Nation pays tribute to Indira Gandhi on her 26th death anniversary


October 31st, 2010 - 11:33 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 31 (ANI): The nation on Sunday paid tributes to former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi on her 26th death anniversary.President Pratibha Devisingh Patil, Vice President Hamid Ansari, Prime Minister ... Read more...

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Indira Gandhi award to Rahman, Ramakrishna Mission


October 6th, 2010 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi Award for National Integration for the year 2009 has been awarded jointly to music maestro A.R. Rahman and the Ramakrishna Mission Ashram, Narainpur ... Read more...

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Mumbai readies for Durga Puja


October 3rd, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 3 (IANS) A nearly million-strong Bengali community, including Bollywood celebrities like Rani Mukherjee, is all set to celebrate Durga Puja in this Maharashtra capital and its adjoining areas starting ... Read more...

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Rs.100 crore Vivekananda education project approved


September 3rd, 2010 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) The government Friday gave in-principle approval to the Rs.100 crore Swami Vivekananda Values Education Project aimed at encouraging research on religion. "The National Implementation Committee in ... Read more...

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Ramakrishna Mission chief’s condition stable


July 20th, 2010 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 19 (IANS) The condition of Ramakrishna Mutt and Ramakrishna Mission president Swami Atwasthananda, admitted to a private hospital following stomach pain and urine infection, is now stable, a mission official ... Read more...

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President of Ramkrishna Mission stable


July 18th, 2010 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 18 (IANS) Ramakrishna Mutt and Ramakrishna Mission president Swami Atwasthananda, admitted to a private hospital following stomach pain and urine infection, is now better and he is responding to treatment, ... Read more...

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Ramakrishna Mission chief hospitalised


July 17th, 2010 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 17 (IANS) The president of the Ramakrishna Mutt and Ramakrishna Mission, Swami Atwashtananda has been admitted to a private hospital run by the mission following stomach pain. "He was admitted Friday ... Read more...

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Indian CEO spreads message of insurance and Vivekananda in Nepal (Feature)


February 18th, 2010 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Feb 18 (IANS) During his lifetime he had wished to visit Nepal and Tibet twice but failed to do so. But now, in his 148th birth anniversary year, Swami ... Read more...

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Santiniketan’s cultural properties will be preserved: PM


January 16th, 2010 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Saturday the government was working to preserve the cultural properties in Santiniketan and also restore the paintings, sculptures and hand-written manuscripts of ... Read more...

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Mamata lays foundation stone of Kolkata Metro extension


January 2nd, 2010 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kamarhati (West Bengal), Jan 2 (IANS) Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday laid the foundation stone of a Rs.600 crore Kolkata Metro railway extension project from Dum Dum to Dakshineswar in the ... Read more...

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Hindu Spiritual and Service Fair begins in Chennai


December 25th, 2009 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 25 (IANS) A five-day fair highlighting the services being rendered by Hindu spiritual organisations has begun in this Tamil Nadu capital. Over 100 Hindu spiritual and service organisations including Ramakrishna Mission, ... Read more...

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Woman robbed of Rs.40,000 in Delhi Metro


November 25th, 2009 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) A woman bank employee was allegedly robbed of Rs.40,000 while travelling in a Delhi Metro train on the Dwarka-Noida line, police said Wednesday. The police said Madhu, employed ... Read more...

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Ramakrishna Mission monk dead


October 18th, 2009 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 18 (IANS) Senior monk of the Ramakrishna Math and Mission Swami Ashaktananda breathed his last at a city private nursing home here Sunday following a cardiac attack. Ashaktananda, 78, was secretary ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh institutes awards for social service, culture


September 18th, 2009 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Sep 18 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh government has instituted five national awards for social service and achievements in academic and cultural fields, state Culture and Public Relations Minister Laxmikant Sharma announced ... Read more...

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Thousands pay their respect to Subhas Chakraborty


August 4th, 2009 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 4 (IANS) Thousands of mourners showered petals and garlands as the body of West Bengal minister Subhas Chakraborty, one of the most popular leaders of the ruling Communist Party ... Read more...

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NGOs toiling hard to aid Aila victims


June 7th, 2009 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Gosaba (West Bengal), June 7 (IANS) UNICEF and several non-governmental organisations (NGOs) have plunged headlong to supplement the government relief operations in West Bengal's South 24 Parganas district, which was the worst ... Read more...

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