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Crowds throng Ajmer for Sufi saint’s Urs


June 3rd, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Ajmer, June 3 (IANS) Courted by emperors and commoners alike to have their wishes granted, Sufi saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti still draws pilgrims centuries after his death, with people of ... Read more...

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ASI wants to transplant Himachal’s submerged temples


April 5th, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 5 (IANS) Some of the centuries-old temples in Himachal Pradesh that got submerged in the backwaters of the Bhakra Dam in Bilaspur town over four decades ago would ... Read more...

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Night-long celebrations in Andhra Pradesh


April 3rd, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 3 (IANS) It was Saturday night fever across Andhra Pradesh as cricket fans spent the whole night celebrating India's win in the World Cup finals.Hyderabad, Visakhapatnam, Vijayawada, Guntur, ... Read more...

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Crackers and cries of joy in Hyderabad


April 3rd, 2011 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 2 (IANS) Unprecedented celebrations erupted in this southern city Saturday night after India won the cricket World Cup beating Sri Lanka in the final in Mumbai.The city echoed ... Read more...

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Row over re-installation of demolished statues of Telugu icons


March 14th, 2011 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 14 (IANS) The destruction of statues of Andhra's cultural icons by Telangana activists here has further widened the chasm between intellectuals of the two regions of Andhra ... Read more...

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48 held for vandalising statues of Andhra icons


March 11th, 2011 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 11 (IANS) The police have arrested 48 people for vandalising statues of prominent Telugu personalities during the Telangana 'million march' at Tank Bund here.A day after the ... Read more...

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Lyngdoh, hundreds march against corruption in Hyderabad


January 30th, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 30 (IANS) Hundreds of citizens and youth, among them former chief election commissioner J.M. Lyngdoh, joined hands to march against corruption here Sunday as part of a nationwide anti-graft campaign ... Read more...

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Thousands take part in Hyderabad run for good health


November 28th, 2010 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 28 (IANS) Thousands of people, including celebrities, Sunday participated in the Hyderabad 10K Run for good health around Hussain Sagar lake in the heart of the city.The environs of the ... Read more...

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Sohrabuddin killing: Third CBI witness turns hostile


September 23rd, 2010 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Sep 23 (IANS) Azam Khan, a key witness in the 2005 Sohrabuddin Sheikh staged shootout, Thursday retracted from a statement given to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). He is the ... Read more...

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Ganesh procession in Hyderabad progressing peacefully (Lead)


September 22nd, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 22 (IANS) The mammoth Ganesh procession was progressing smoothly through the city Wednesday amid unprecedented security, with the army on stand-by to tackle any emergency, officials said. Thousands of ... Read more...

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Army on standby for Ganesh procession in Hyderabad


September 22nd, 2010 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 22 (IANS) The mammoth Ganesh procession began here Wednesday amid unprecedented security with the army on standby in case of an emergency, officials said. Thousands of idols from different parts of ... Read more...

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Hyderabad tightens security for Ganesh immersions


September 21st, 2010 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 21 (IANS) Over 30,000 policemen were deployed and the military asked to stand by as massive security arrangements have been made for Ganesh idols immersion processions here Wednesday. A thick security ... Read more...

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Queen’s Baton reaches Hyderabad


August 14th, 2010 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 14 (IANS) The Queen's Baton for the 2010 Commonwealth Games (CWG) reached this Andhra Pradesh capital Saturday to a rousing reception. A.K. Parida, principal secretary to Andhra Pradesh government, sports, received ... Read more...

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Haryana warns of water shortage in coming months


February 24th, 2010 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 24 (IANS) Haryana's Chief Parliamentary Secretary for Agriculture and Panchayat Dharambir Singh Wednesday said the threat of water shortage is looming large due to continuous consumption of ground water, increase ... Read more...

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Osmania varsity students to go ahead with Telangana protest


January 1st, 2010 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 1 (IANS) Contending that talks would serve no purpose, the students of Osmania University, the nerve centre of the Telangana agitation, have decided to go ahead with their plans ... Read more...

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YSR’s death hits Ganesh festivities in Hyderabad


September 3rd, 2009 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 3 (IANS) The death of Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy in a helicopter crash has impacted Ganesh immersion procession here Thursday with the organisers concluding the 10-day festival ... Read more...

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Hyderabad on high alert as Ganesh procession begins


September 14th, 2008 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 14 (IANS) Thousands of Ganesh idols were taken out in a procession on the streets of this Andhra Pradesh city for immersion Sunday amid a high alert and unprecedented security ... Read more...

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Tight security in Hyderabad for Ganesh immersion


September 13th, 2008 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 13 (IANS) A thick security blanket has been thrown around this city for immersion of idols of Hindu god Ganesh Sunday.Over 26,000 security personnel, including those from paramilitary forces, have ... Read more...

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Massive security in Hyderabad for Ganesh festival, Ramadan


September 2nd, 2008 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 2 (IANS) Over 25,000 policemen have been deployed here as the city police are on high alert for the Ganesh Chaturthi festival beginning Wednesday and the Muslim holy month of ... Read more...

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