rousing welcome

President Mukherjee to visit Bengal next week


September 8th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 8 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee will pay his first visit to his home state West Bengal after taking over the nation's top post Sep 14-16 during which ... Read more...

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Shooter Vijay deserves topmost award: Dhumal


August 8th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 8 (IANS) Olympic silver medalist pistol shooter Vijay Kumar deserved the country's topmost award for a sportsperson, Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal said here Wednesday.In a missive ... Read more...

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Indian Army welcomes home silver medalist Vijay Kumar


August 8th, 2012 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Olympic silver medallist pistol shooter Vijay Kumar returned home from London Wednesday to a rousing welcome by the Indian Army, which was out in full ... Read more...

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Drogba arrives in China to rousing reception


July 14th, 2012 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, July 14 (IANS) Former Chelsea star Didier Drogba arrived here Saturday to a rousing welcome from Chinese fans and insisted it was not money but the challenge in an ... Read more...

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Pranab hopeful of Mamata’s support (Lead)


July 11th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 11 (IANS) United Progressive Alliance (UPA) presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee, who was in Odisha Wednesday evening to gather support for himself in the July 19 election, hoped ... Read more...

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Pranab in Odisha to seek support


July 11th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 11 (IANS) United Progressive Alliance presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee arrived in Odisha Wednesday evening to gather support for himself in the July 19 election to the high ... Read more...

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Pranab arrives in Kolkata, to meet supporters Monday


July 8th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 8 (IANS) UPA presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee was given a rousing welcome by Congress leaders as he arrived here to seek the support of parties from West ... Read more...

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Shettar is Karnataka’s new chief minister (Evening Lead)


July 8th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Bangalore, July 8 (IANS) Desperate to prevent a split in the party and save its government in Karnataka, the BJP Sunday announced that Rural Development Minister Jagadish Shettar ... Read more...

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Pranab urges Mamata, others to support him in poll


July 1st, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 1 (IANS) United Progressive Alliance's presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee Sunday urged uncommitted political parties, including Trinamool Congress, to support him in the July 19 poll.Mukherjee, on a ... Read more...

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Pranab begins campaign, meets Karunanidhi


June 30th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 30 (IANS) United Progressive Alliance (UPA) presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee Saturday kick-started his election campaign here by meeting DMK party president M. Karunanidhi and seeking his party's ... Read more...

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Surjeet given rousing welcome in Punjab’s Phidde village


June 29th, 2012 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Ferozepur (Punjab), June 28 (IANS) Hundreds gathered in Phidde village of Punjab's Ferozepur district to give a rousing welcome to Surjeet Singh, who returned home after more than 30 years ... Read more...

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Shah Rukh bats for Mamata, answers critics


May 29th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 29 (IANS) As critics slammed Mamata Banerjee for giving a rousing welcome to a private corporate team like KKR, Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan Tuesday defended the ... Read more...

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Jagan continues fast in Telangana


January 11th, 2012 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 11 (IANS) YSR Congress party leader Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy's 48-hour fast in Armoor town of Telangana to highlight the problems of farmers entered the second day Wednesday ... Read more...

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Obama denies asking Australia to sell uranium to India


November 16th, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Nov 16 (IANS) Visiting US President Barak Obama has denied speculations that America influenced Australia to overturn its policy of not selling uranium to India. "We have not ... Read more...

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Advani’s anti-graft yatra enters Orissa


October 23rd, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Oct 23 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani's Jan Chetana Yatra against corruption entered Orissa Sunday. Advani was accorded a rousing welcome when he arrived at ... Read more...

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Mamata gets rousing welcome in Darjeeling Hills


October 10th, 2011 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Darjeeling, Oct 10 (IANS) Visiting the Darjeeling hills three months after signing an accord to give more autonomy to the troubled area, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday ... Read more...

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Raina, Dhoni hold fort for India after Tendulkar departs (Tea report)


July 25th, 2011 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) Sachin Tendukar yet again failed to leave his mark at Lord's but Suresh Raina and Mahendra Singh Dhoni held together the Indian innings in the ... Read more...

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England strike to claim three wickets at Lord’s (Lunch report)


July 25th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) India's hopes of drawing the first cricket Test rest on an ailing Sachin Tendulkar after England took a big step toward victory, claiming three important ... Read more...

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Pakistan team gets rousing welcome on return


April 1st, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, April 1 (IANS) The Pakistani cricket team, which lost to arch-rivals India in the 2011 World Cup semifinal, was accorded a heroes' welcome by its fans on its return home ... Read more...

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Isn’t it time to invest in Indian sportspersons? (Comment)


December 7th, 2010 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
By Sanjiv Kataria Amid all the negative news of corruption, scams and tape leaks over the last few weeks there was some cheer in the performance of the Indian squad in Guangzhou, ... Read more...

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Obama says US wants India to be a permanent UNSC member


November 8th, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.8 (ANI): Visiting US President Barack Obama on Monday backed India for a permanent seat on the UN Security Council.Addressing a joint session of Parliament this evening, Obama made ... Read more...

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Malay Indians set to give rousing welcome to Manmohan Singh


October 25th, 2010 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Oct. 25 (ANI): The Malay Indian community, and especially Sikhs settled in Malaysia, are set to give a rousing welcome to Indian Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh when he ... Read more...

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Ex-Indian Idol Prashant Tamang is Nepal’s new ambassador


September 30th, 2010 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Sep 30 (IANS) After Indian cricket icon Sunil Gavaskar, Nepal has roped in former Indian Idol winner -- and the pride of Nepalis -- Darjeeling boy Prashant Tamang to ... Read more...

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Naxal freed cop’s return to Jharkhand brings cheer


September 7th, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by ANI
By Girija Shankar OjhaRanchi, Sep.7 (ANI): Naxal freed Bihar Military Police (BMP) constable Ehsaan Khan returned to his homein Gore village, about 45 kilometres from Jharkhand capital Ranchi on Tuesday, and was ... Read more...

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Mukherjee lauds Bangladesh effort in tackling NE insurgency


August 8th, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravi ShankarDhaka, August 8 (ANI): Visiting Indian Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has appreciated the effort of the Bangladesh Government in tackling the menace of extremism and terrorism in the region."We ... Read more...

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TDP chief protests over Babhli dam project issue


July 21st, 2010 - 9:22 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad, July 21 (ANI): Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief N Chandrababu Naidu led a highly charged demonstration here on Wednesday to protest the alleged illegal construction of the Babhli dam on ... Read more...

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TDP leader receives rousing welcome on return to Hyderabad


July 21st, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
By JyothiHyderabad, July 21 (ANI): Chandrababu Naidu, the chief of Regional Telugu Desam Party (TDP) received a rousing welcome by his supporters on his return to Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh on Wednesday. ... Read more...

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I can become world number 1, says Saina (Lead)


June 29th, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 29 (IANS) India's badminton ace Saina Nehwal, who created history by winning three titles in a row and is on the third spot in world ranking, is confident of becoming ... Read more...

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Cross-border camaraderie as CWG baton arrives (Second Lead)


June 25th, 2010 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Attari (Amritsar), June 25 (IANS) The Queen's Baton Relay for the 2010 New Delhi Commonwealth Games (CWG) entered India amidst a carnival atmosphere at the Attari border outpost with Pakistan to ... Read more...

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Harry Potter theme park opens in Florida


June 18th, 2010 - 11:58 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Florida, Jun 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There is good news for all Harry Potter fans, as the Harry Potter theme park has opened to a rousing welcome in Florida.In fact the Harry Potter ... Read more...

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Bollywood dances greet Commonwealth Queen’s Baton


June 13th, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
Malacca (Malaysia), June 13 (ANI): The Queen's Baton was given a rousing welcome here as it makes its way to the 19th Commonwealth Games in New Delhi.The baton, which is on a ... Read more...

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16-year-old Noida boy returns after scaling Mt Everest


May 31st, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Sixteen-year-old Noida boy, Arjun Vajpai, who has become the youngest Indian to climb Mt Everest, Monday said that while the expedition itself was "fun", it was scary ... Read more...

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Separated Siamese twins draw crowds in their village


May 31st, 2010 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 31 (IANS) Sita and Geeta, the conjoined twins who were separated after a 14-hour surgery in New Delhi last month, returned to their home in a Bihar village to a ... Read more...

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Will Tharoor survive Kerala’s charged politics?


April 25th, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi/New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) Will Shashi Tharoor be able to survive in Kerala's highly-charged political atmosphere being the self-confessed novice that he is? While the common people in Kerala are ... Read more...

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Ousted Nepal king eyes comeback chance?


March 24th, 2010 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, March 24 (IANS) Domestic travellers flying to the pilgrim city of Janakpur in southern Nepal Wednesday were amazed to find themselves sharing the cabin with deposed king Gyanendra ... Read more...

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