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Freedom fighter, Telangana leader Bapuji dead (Lead)


September 21st, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 21 (IANS) Eminent freedom fighter and a well-known figure in the Telangana movement, Konda Lakshman Bapuji died here Friday. He was 96.Bapuji, who was not keeping well for ... Read more...

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Andhra pays tributes to YSR on death anniversary


September 2nd, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 2 (IANS) Rich tributes were paid to late Andhra Pradesh chief minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy on his third death anniversary Sunday.His wife and YSR Congress party honorary president ... Read more...

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Kargil martyrs remembered on Vijay Diwas


July 26th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 26 (IANS) A solemn ceremony was held at the Chinar Corps headquarters here Thursday to commemorate the heroes of the 1999 Kargil conflict on the 13th anniversary of ... Read more...

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Pakistani fans remember `babumoshai’ Rajesh Khanna


July 19th, 2012 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 19 (IANS) Fans in Pakistan paid rich tributes to Bollywood actor Rajesh Khanna, who died in Mumbai Wednesday, with some recalling "Arrey oh baabu mushoy..."Pakistan's leading daily Dawn ... Read more...

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Katich was one of Australia’s best: Waugh


June 12th, 2012 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, June 12 (IANS) Former Australian opening batsman Mark Waugh has paid rich tributes to Simon Katich, who Tuesday announced his retirement from first class cricket, saying he should be ... Read more...

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We are open for cricket series against Pakistan: Dhoni


May 31st, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, May 31 (IANS) India's cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni Thursday said Team India was open to play against arch-rivals Pakistan if the two boards agree to have a bilateral ... Read more...

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Assam to pay rich tributes to Bhupen Hazarika


April 13th, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 13 (IANS) Assam will pay rich tributes to legendary singer and music maestro Bhupen Hazarika on the occasion of Rongali Bihu festival.Most of the Bihutolis (fields where ... Read more...

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India thanks Bangladesh for honouring 1971 heroes


April 4th, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) India and thanked Dhaka for its decision to honour Indian nationals and groups for their role in the 1971 war that led to the ... Read more...

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India’s first field marshal Sam Manekshaw remembered


April 3rd, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Udhagamandalam (Tamil Nadu), April 3 (IANS) One of India's most celebrated soldiers, Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw, was remembered on his 98th birth anniversary Tuesday, with Defence Minister A.K. Antony and ... Read more...

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Former team mates hail Dravid ‘The Wall’ (Lead)


March 28th, 2012 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 27 (IANS) Former team mates Anil Kumble, Sourav Ganguly, V.V.S. Laxman and Mahendra Singh Dhoni paid rich tributes to Rahul Dravid for his immense contribution to Indian cricket.Ganguly ... Read more...

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Former captains pay rich tributes to Dravid at BCCI ceremony


March 27th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 27 (IANS) The Indian cricket board, in a glittering ceremony Tuesday, felicitated former captain and legendary batsman Rahul Dravid, who retired from international cricket earlier in the month.Former ... Read more...

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Cricketing world pays rich tributes to Dravid


March 9th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) The cricketing world paid rich tributes to Rahul Dravid, lauding the batting legend's conduct on and off the field after he announced his retirement ... Read more...

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FIFA chief Blatter pays tribute to Sailen Manna


February 28th, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) FIFA president Sepp Blatter Tuesday paid rich tributes to India's soccer legend Sailendra Nath Manna, who passed away in Kolkata Monday.Blatter, who will be ... Read more...

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Saudi offer to hike crude exports to India


February 14th, 2012 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Riyadh, Feb 14 (IANS) Saudi Arabia has offered to increase its export of crude oil to India. King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud conveyed this to Indian Defence ... Read more...

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Divided family pays tributes to NTR


January 18th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 18 (IANS) Rich tributes were paid to Telugu Desam Party (TDP) founder and former Andhra Pradesh chief minister N.T. Rama Rao on his 16th death anniversary Wednesday.NTR, as ... Read more...

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‘Kashmir counter-insurgency operations in more difficult phase’


January 10th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 10 (IANS) Counter-insurgency operations in Jammu and Kashmir have entered a "more difficult phase" with the rank and leadership of insurgents decimated but not entirely wiped out, the ... Read more...

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PM’s tribute to Malaviya on 150th birth anniversary (Lead)


December 27th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) Rich tributes were paid to Madan Mohan Malaviya on his 150th birth anniversary celebrations with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh saying the educationist and freedom ... Read more...

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Bangladesh thanks India for supporting ‘just’ war


December 16th, 2011 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) Bangladesh Friday paid tribute to the Indian soldiers who fought "shoulder-to-shoulder" with the liberation forces in 1971 and thanked New Delhi for support supporting "a ... Read more...

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All down to hard work: Dravid on getting Polly Umrigar Award


December 11th, 2011 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 10 (IANS) Presented the Polly Umrigar Award in recognition of the 1,285 runs with six centuries he made from 15 Tests between October 2010 and September 2011, ... Read more...

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Follow Tagore’s message to meet world’s challenges: President


November 29th, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Santiniketan (West Bengal), Nov 29 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Tuesday said challenges like injustice and repression can be met through Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore's message of fortitude, openness of ... Read more...

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CPI-Maoist calls shutdown to protest Kishenji killing


November 27th, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 27 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist) has called for two-day "Bharat bandh" Dec 4-5 to protest against the killing of its politburo member Kishenji.The central ... Read more...

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Poland remembers noted Hindi poet Agyeya


November 14th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, Nov 14 (IANS) Polish educationists have paid rich tributes to noted Hindi poet Sachchidananda Hirananda Vatsyayana, better known as "Agyeya", saying he was a "pioneer in modern Hindi literature ... Read more...

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Hazarika’s last rites Wednesday, a million pay last respects


November 8th, 2011 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Nov 8 (IANS) More than a million people have paid their last respects to one of the doyens of Indian music, Bhupen Hazarika, whose body has been kept at ... Read more...

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Thousands escort Hazarika’s body to ancestral Guwahati house


November 7th, 2011 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Nov 7 (IANS) A sea of humanity paid rich tributes Monday to music legend Bhupen Hazarika as the hearse carrying his coffin took close to seven hours to traverse ... Read more...

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President, PM, other leaders pay tributes to Hazarika


November 5th, 2011 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 5 (IANS) President Pratibha Devisingh Patil and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday led the nation in condoling the death of noted singer Bhupen Hazarika and paying ... Read more...

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Jagjit’s ghazals transcended boundaries: Pakistani daily


October 11th, 2011 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 11 (IANS) The talent of Jagjit Singh crossed cultural and national boundaries, said a Pakistani daily Tuesday, paying rich tributes to the renowned Indian ghazal singer who died ... Read more...

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Pakistan salutes its own Mohammad Rafi


October 5th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 5 (IANS) Pakistanis paid rich tributes on the 16th death anniversary of legendary playback singer Masood Rana, who was widely known as "Pakistani Rafi".The event was observed Tuesday, ... Read more...

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Indian cricket pays rich tribute to Tiger Pataudi


September 23rd, 2011 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Present and former cricketers paid rich tributes to former Indian captain Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi, who passed away here Thursday after battling a lung infection.Abbas ... Read more...

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Tributes paid to YSR on second death anniversary


September 2nd, 2011 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 2 (IANS) The Congress government kept it low key but family and followers turned out in full force Friday to pay rich tributes to the late Andhra Pradesh ... Read more...

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Bell’s batting mentor Abberley passes away, Edgbaston mourns


August 9th, 2011 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) England's in-form batsman Ian Bell paid rich tributes to his batting mentor Neal Abberley, who died Monday aged 67.Abberley, who played for Warwickshire from 1964 to ... Read more...

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Rich tributes to Tagore on 71st death anniversary


August 8th, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore's huge corpus of work, including his writings and paintings, form part of India's national consciousness and will continue to be ... Read more...

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Tributes paid to YSR on birth anniversary


July 8th, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 8 (IANS) Rich tributes were paid to the late Andhra Pradesh chief minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy on his 62nd birth anniversary Friday.The late leader's widow Vijaylakshmi, son ... Read more...

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Bal Thackeray prays for ‘eccentric, adamant’ Hussain


June 9th, 2011 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 9 (IANS) Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray Thursday called renowned painter M.F. Husain "an eccentric and adamant person" who thought it fit to leave his country rather ... Read more...

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Tributes paid to NTR on birth anniversary


May 28th, 2011 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 28 (IANS) Rich tributes were paid to Telugu Desam Party (TDP) founder and former Andhra Pradesh chief minister N.T. Rama Rao Saturday on his 88th birth anniversary.NTR's family ... Read more...

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Delhi government urged to build memorial for Mukesh


April 19th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) A group dedicated to promoting Mukesh's songs has urged the Delhi government to set up a memorial to the legendary Hindi playback singer as he ... Read more...

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