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Midnight tryst with peace - on India-Pakistan (Lead)


August 15th, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), Aug 15 (IANS) As the midnight hour approached, Indians and Pakistanis faced each other across the border holding candles to reinforce the spirit of harmony and shared heritage ... Read more...

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Midnight tryst with peace - on India-Pakistan border


August 15th, 2012 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), Aug 15 (IANS) As the midnight hour approached, Indians and Pakistanis faced each other across the border holding candles to reinforce the spirit of harmony and shared heritage ... Read more...

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Fusion music to debut at Beating Retreat


January 28th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) For the first time, fusion music will be part of the Beating Retreat ceremony at Vijay Chowk Sunday, marking the culmination of the 63rd ... Read more...

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BSF camel band to enthral R-Day parade


January 24th, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Playing bugles and trumpets in tune with the tinkling bells of their camels, the big moustachioed and royally dressed Border Security Force (BSF) troopers ... Read more...

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Metro services to be curtailed on R-Day


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) Delhi Metro services will be partially curtailed during the Republic Day parade Thursday and the beating retreat ceremony Jan 29, an official said.Train schedules of ... Read more...

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Ticket sales begin for Republic Day Parade


January 9th, 2012 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Sale of tickets for the Republic Day Parade and Beating Retreat ceremony in the capital began Monday.While tickets of reserved seats are available at Rs.300 ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan border guards exchange Diwali sweets


October 26th, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Oct 26 (IANS) Indian and Pakistani border guards Wednesday exchanged sweets at the Attari-Wagah border post near here to mark Diwali, which is also celebrated by Hindus in Pakistan.Border ... Read more...

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Pakistan Rangers offer BSF sweets on I-Day


August 14th, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Aug 14 (IANS) Troopers of the Pakistan Rangers offered sweets to their Indian Border Security Force (BSF) counterparts at the Attari-Wagah joint checkpost Sunday to mark the 65th anniversary ... Read more...

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Song and dance too: noisy overture to India-Pakistan daily ‘war’


March 16th, 2011 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), March 16 (IANS) The war cries and the goose-stepping are still there, but the latest showbiz songs, including the ever popular "Jai Ho", have softened the hostile ... Read more...

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Sweety and the Arab Revolution: A satire


February 26th, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.26 (ANI): This Arab revolution better be over soon or else it is going to play havoc with my summer travel plans. The Dubai Shopping Festival is also coming up. ... Read more...

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Jamia Millia Islamia to flag off cycle rally


February 26th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) The Jamia Millia Islamia will flag off its annual cycle rally from the Indo-Pak border Monday that will reach the capital March 8, a statement here said.The ... Read more...

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Beating Retreat weaves soul-stirring musical evening (Lead)


January 29th, 2011 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) It is very rare when a show of lights and sounds penetrates the body and also leaves one bristling with patriotism. The Beating Retreat ceremony at ... Read more...

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Sonia witnesses Beating Retreat


January 29th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi, who has recovered from a bout of flu, was among the VVIPs who witnessed the Beating Retreat ceremony at the Vijay Chowk ... Read more...

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Beating Retreat martial tunes enthral


January 29th, 2011 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) Indian military bands enthralled guests with scintillating martial tunes at the Beating Retreat ceremony at Vijay Chowk in central Delhi Saturday evening, bringing to an end the ... Read more...

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Two new Indian tunes at Beating Retreat this year


January 27th, 2011 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) Two new Indian compositions will Saturday enthrall guests at this year's Beating Retreat ceremony here marking the end of the 62nd Republic Day festivities.To be played ... Read more...

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Attari-Wagah Border: A modified retreat, “a show that must go on”


November 4th, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Wagah, Nov.4 (ANI): Spectators who visit the Attari - Wagah land route to watch the "Beating the Retreat" ceremony opine that even as the two neighbours have decided to tone down the ... Read more...

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Magnificent ceremony brings curtains down on 2010 C’wealth Games in Delhi


October 14th, 2010 - 11:26 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.14 (ANI): If India's rich and diverse culture was at a grand display at the opening ceremony, a magnificent, energetic and youthful ceremony awaited the audience at the closing ... Read more...

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Stirring military musical treat at CWG closing ceremony (Second Lead)


October 14th, 2010 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Bands from the Indian armed forces captivated the audience with their repertoire of rousing marches at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium Thursday as the curtain was brought down ... Read more...

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Military bands enchant at CWG closing ceremony


October 14th, 2010 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Bands from the Indian armed forces captivated the audience with their poignant and lilting music at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium Thursday as the curtain was brought down ... Read more...

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Enthralling Army forces’ band adds patriotic fervour to CWG closing ceremony


October 14th, 2010 - 9:12 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.14 (ANI): The Armed Forces' band brought patriotic fervour among the crowd, as it played Saare Jahaan Se Acha and other new tracks here on Thursday.It included all the three ... Read more...

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Enthralling Army band adds patriotic fervour to CWG closing ceremony


October 14th, 2010 - 9:07 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.14 (ANI): The Army band brought patriotic fervour among the crowd, as it played Saare Jahaan Se Acha and other new tracks here on Thursday.The 10-minute performance by the Army ... Read more...

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Retreat ceremony, a major draw at Wagah on 64th Independence Day


August 15th, 2010 - 10:36 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinWagah, Aug.15 (ANI): On the occasion of 64th Independence Day celebrations, thousands of people from different parts of the country today converged at Wagah to watch the Retreat ... Read more...

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Female BSF guards to be part of ‘Beating the Retreat’ ceremony at Wagah border


July 23rd, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
Wagah (Punjab), July 23 (ANI): The female constables posted with the Border Security Force (BSF) would participate in 'Beating the Retreat' ceremony at the International Border post at Wagah in Punjab.They have ... Read more...

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“Beating the Retreat” ceremony at Wagah border to be less aggressive


July 22nd, 2010 - 11:15 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinWagah, July 22 (ANI): Spectators converging at the Wagah Border will soon miss the high aggression as often displayed during the "Beating the Retreat" ceremony here by the border ... Read more...

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India-Pakistan border on alert for Queen’s Baton Relay (Lead)


June 23rd, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin and Alkesh Sharma Attari (Punjab), June 23 (IANS) Indian border guards with Pakistan have been put on maximum alert as India prepares to welcome the Queen's Baton Relay Friday ... Read more...

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Wagah border on high alert for Queen’s Baton Relay


June 23rd, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin and Alkesh Sharma Attari (Punjab), June 23 (IANS) Indian border guards at the Wagah border with Pakistan have been put on maximum alert as India prepares to welcome the ... Read more...

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Soul-stirring Beating Retreat ends Republic Day celebrations (Lead)


January 29th, 2010 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) The backdrop was magnificent, the music soul-stirring, the bandsmen impeccably turned out and the balmy weather just perfect after days of bone-chilling cold as the Beating ... Read more...

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Beating Retreat ends Republic Day celebrations


January 29th, 2010 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) The Beating Retreat ceremony Friday concluded India's 61st Republic Day celebrations as some 1,000 bandsmen drawn from the three services held the audience enthralled for more ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro to partially curtail services Jan 26, 29


January 24th, 2010 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) The services of Delhi Metro will be partially curtailed during Republic Day parade and Beating Retreat ceremony, officials said Sunday. "Train schedules of Line 2 (Central Secretariat to ... Read more...

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Sadqi border check-post overflows with patriotism during Beating Retreat ceremony


October 6th, 2009 - 6:56 pm ICT by ANI
By Avtar GillSadqi Border (Punjab), Oct 6(ANI): Thousands of people from across India and even abroad come to Punjab to witness the Beating Retreat ceremonies held at the Sadqi joint check-post at ... Read more...

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Women will man India-Pakistan border, come Friday (Lead)


September 10th, 2009 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma Amritsar, Sep 10 (IANS) Indian women troopers are just a few hours away from creating history at the India-Pakistan border. Newly inducted into the Border Security Force (BSF), they ... Read more...

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From Friday, BSF women will man India-Pakistan border


September 10th, 2009 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma Amritsar, Sep 10 (IANS) Newly inducted women troopers of the Border Security Force (BSF) are just a few hours away from creating history. The India-Pakistan border will Friday see ... Read more...

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Starry-eyed young women set to guard borders (To go with ‘BSF women step closer to creating history at the border’)


July 25th, 2009 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma Hoshiarpur (Punjab), July 25 (IANS) The 178 women, most of them from small towns and villages, inducted into the paramilitary Border Security Force (BSF) here Saturday to guard the ... Read more...

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BSF women step closer to creating history at the border


July 25th, 2009 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma Hoshiarpur (Punjab), July 25 (IANS) As they thumped their feet into the ground for the final parade as trainees, they all knew that they are just a step away ... Read more...

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BSF chief visits Punjab border spot after ‘rocket’ attack (Lead)


July 6th, 2009 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), July 6 (IANS) Amid security concerns in Punjab's border belt following Saturday night's 'rocket' attack on Indian territory from the Pakistani side, the Director General (DG) of the Border Security ... Read more...

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