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Anupam pays ’smiling tribute’ to late father in Shimla


May 3rd, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 3 (IANS) It's a celebration, not mourning, said noted Bollywood actor Anupam Kher, who was here along with his family to pay a tribute to his late ... Read more...

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Assam should become a growth engine: PM


April 20th, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Dispur/Guwahati, April 20 (IANS) Braving security threats by the anti-talk faction of the ULFA and a shutdown call by the militants, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday inaugurated the platinum ... Read more...

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US defends TV host’s `satirical’ comments on Golden Temple


January 24th, 2012 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 24 (IANS) The US has come to the defence of US television host Jay Leno and said the visual of Golden Temple in Amritsar during "The Tonight ... Read more...

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India objects to US TV host’s joke on Golden Temple


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 23 (IANS) India has objected to US television host Jay Leno passing off a visual of the Golden Temple in Amritsar as Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's ... Read more...

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Go vegan for ritual: Tibetan government-in-exile


October 30th, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Oct 30 (IANS) The Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) based in this Himachal Pradesh town Sunday appealed to the followers of Tibetan Buddhism to go vegetarian and stop animal ... Read more...

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Titicaca, world’s highest lake, at risk


July 11th, 2011 - 9:34 am ICT by IANS
La Paz (Bolivia), July 11 (IANS) Lake Titicaca, the highest commercially navigable lake in the world, located on the border of Peru and Bolivia, is at risk from at least ... Read more...

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Ayodhya was Ram’s birthplace, mosque against Islamic tenets: court


September 30th, 2010 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 30 (IANS) The disputed site at Ayodhya is, indeed, the birthplace of Lord Ram and Mughal emperor Babar built a mosque there against the tenets of Islam, said the majority ... Read more...

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Rajan Zed urges Hindus to help “save the world”


September 5th, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Sept 5 (ANI): Noted Hindu statesman Rajan Zed has urged Hindus world over to "save the world" by countering environmental crisis with minor changes in their lifestyles.Zed, who is President ... Read more...

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Tunnels and Ancient Tombs Discovered in Mexico


August 5th, 2010 - 9:40 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Aug 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) While excavating an area in Mexico for almost a year, archaeologists have discovered tunnels which it seems are leading to several ancient tombs, after a storm ... Read more...

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Archeologists discover tunnels and tombs under the ruins of Teotihuacan


August 5th, 2010 - 8:18 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Teotihuacan, Aug 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Archeologists have announced that they have discovered a long sealed tunnel that was hidden under the ruins of Teotihuacan.Inside the tunnel, archeologists say that there are ... Read more...

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Archeologists Excavate Tunnels And Ancient Tomb In Mexico


August 5th, 2010 - 8:11 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Aug 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) If all goes the way the archeologist of National Institute of Anthropology and History (NIAH) are anticipating, then they are just few feet away from finding ... Read more...

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Archeologists Find Tunnel In The Ruins Of Teotihuacan


August 4th, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Aug 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) After eight months of planned and strategic excavation, archeologists from the National Institute of Anthropology and History have been able to excavate and find not only ... Read more...

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Wildlife team to visit before uranium drilling in Meghalaya


April 14th, 2010 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, April 14 (IANS) The standing committee of the National Board of Wildlife (NBWL) will send a site inspection team to Balpakram National Park in Meghalaya to ascertain people's views on the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Remarks of Dutch Party for Freedom leader Geert Wilders in London


March 6th, 2010 - 4:34 am ICT by BNO News
LONDON (BNO NEWS) -- Dutch Member of Parliament and Party for Freedom leader Geert Wilders delivered the following remarks to the British House of Lords on Friday.Note: The remarks are as provided ... Read more...

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SGPC tells Canadian PM to help resolve Sikh identity issues globally


November 18th, 2009 - 7:27 pm ICT by ANI
Amritsar Nov.18 (ANI): The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbhandhak Committee (SGPC), the premeir body of the Sikhs, has sought the help of Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper to resolve the issue of Sikh identity ... Read more...

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Obama pays tribute to military


November 12th, 2009 - 5:03 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 12 (DPA) The US will "do right by" its armed forces, past and present, President Barack Obama said Wednesday after laying a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns. Obama ... Read more...

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Goa church lobbies against garbage dump near heritage complex


July 28th, 2009 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 28 (IANS) The Roman Catholic church in Goa is drumming up support amongst its followers and politicians against the state government's decision to develop a garbage dumping site near the ... Read more...

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Now special packages for funeral rites too


July 1st, 2009 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
By Rajat Rai Lucknow, July 1 (IANS) Travel operators offer them and so do shopping malls. And now, special packages tailored to suit various budgets are on offer in cremation grounds in Uttar ... Read more...

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Madge ‘to introduce Mercy to Kabbalah with Wailing Wall Jerusalem visit’


June 23rd, 2009 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 23 (ANI): Madonna is reportedly planning a holiday trip to Jerusalem to introduce her newly adopted daughter Mercy James to Jewish mysticism Kabbalah.The singer is allegedly looking to show ... Read more...

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Madonna wants to introduce Mercy James to Kaballah


June 23rd, 2009 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 23 (IANS) Pop star Madonna is keen to take her newly adopted daughter Mercy James on a holiday to the Wailing Wall in Jerusalem. She wants to introduce her ... Read more...

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Catholic Church for cuts in film ‘Angels and Demons’


May 5th, 2009 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) The Catholic Church has voiced its unhappiness over certain scenes in the film "Angels and Demons", based on a book by Dan Brown, and proposed the scenes ... Read more...

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Liquor bottles, condoms in temple trust guest house spark row


February 6th, 2009 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 6 (IANS) A controversy erupted Friday involving Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam (TTD), which manages the affairs of famous Tirumala temple, after empty liquor bottles and used condoms were found in the ... Read more...

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Gurudwara Plah Sahib, a shining example of valour and communal harmony


December 22nd, 2008 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
By Savinder Singh Amrirtsar, Dec.22 (ANI): Gurudwara Plah Sahib near Amritsar stands not as just a symbol of victory of good news over the evil, but also as a shining symbol ... Read more...

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Buddhists pray in Bodh Gaya for world peace


November 3rd, 2008 - 8:45 pm ICT by ANI
By Surya Pratap Singh Bodh Gaya, Nov.3 (ANI): A group of Buddhist monks in Bodh Gaya conducted prayers for the world peace in a special annual ceremony, which was attended by about ... Read more...

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Floods mar the spirit of Pitrapaksha Mela in Gaya


September 25th, 2008 - 7:57 pm ICT by ANI
By Surya Pratap Singh Gaya (Bihar), Sep.25 (ANI): Bihar floods have marred the annual Pitripaksha Mela in Gaya, when Hindus offer Pinda Daan to perform Shraadh (a death ritual) for the departed ... Read more...

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Divisive politics will not end Amarnath Shrine row, says Manmohan Singh


August 15th, 2008 - 3:42 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.15 (ANI): The recent incidents of violence in Jammu and Kashmir in relation to the Amarnath land transfer row are a cause for concern, said the Prime Minister, Dr. ... Read more...

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Part-6 of text of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’’s address


August 15th, 2008 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 15 (ANI): Following is the sixth part of the text of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh''s address from the Red Fort on the occasion of the nation''s 62nd Independence ... Read more...

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An appeal to the people of Jammu and Kashmir


August 15th, 2008 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
Brothers and Sisters, I have said on a number of occasions that I am greatly concerned about the problem of regional imbalances in development. Some parts of our country are doing much ... Read more...

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PM seeks cooperation to end Amarnath shrine row


August 15th, 2008 - 9:42 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday described the turmoil in Jammu and Kashmir as "a cause for concern" and appealed for cooperation from the people and political parties ... Read more...

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Orissas primitive tribes not to allow Vedanta group mining despite SC order


August 9th, 2008 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
Bhubaneshwar, Aug 9 (ANI): The Dongria and Jharnia Kondh tribes of Kalahandi today announced to continue their protest against the London based Vedanta Group despite Supreme Courts green signal to the ... Read more...

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Sikhs protest against Paks ETPB member for entering Gurudwara wearing shoes


June 17th, 2008 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore , June 17 (ANI): Sikhs participating in the celebrations of the 402nd death anniversary of their fifth guru Arjan Dev Ji, vociferously protested against a member of the Evacuee Trust ... Read more...

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Hindus to contribute for renovation of centuries-old Hanuman temple in Karachi


April 19th, 2008 - 12:17 pm ICT by admin
Karachi, Apr 19 (ANI): Centuries-old Hanuman temple - Shri Punch Mukhi Hanuman Mandir in Karachi is all set for a renovation, a move which the locals say was due for past ... Read more...

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Tiff in apex court over Ram Sethu


April 15th, 2008 - 8:52 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) A minor tiff took place Tuesday between Supreme Court judges on one hand and on the other a petitioner opposed to the Sethusamudram project. The tiff took ... Read more...

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A visit to Harike Pattan bird sanctuary offers a joy of lifetime


February 4th, 2008 - 9:34 pm ICT by admin
By Ravinder Singh Robin Harike Pattan sanctuary, Taran Taran (Punjab), Feb.4 (ANI): Spread over 93 square miles, Harike wetland in Punjabs Taran Taran District is the second largest bird sanctuary of India. Its ... Read more...

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Pakistan Radio spreads false information on selection of pilgrims to Nankana Sahib


December 19th, 2007 - 7:09 pm ICT by admin
Gurdaspur, Dec 18 (ANI): Advocate Jaswinder Singh of the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) has denied allegation of Lahore-based Pakistan Radio that Hindus are given preference over Sikhs while preparing the list ... Read more...

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