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Burlington School District to consult Hindus regarding possibility of Diwali holiday


July 3rd, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), July 3 (ANI): Burlington School District (Vermont, USA) will reportedly consult with Hindu community leaders in the area regarding the possibility of declaring Diwali as a school holiday.In a reply ... Read more...

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Hindus want Diwali as school holiday in Burlington


June 27th, 2010 - 4:42 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), June 27 (ANI): Hindus have applauded Burlington School Board (Vermont, USA) for declaring Yom Kippur and Eid al-Fitr as school holidays.Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement today, while congratulating ... Read more...

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Oil slick keeps Singapore beaches closed


May 28th, 2010 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, May 28 (DPA) Singapore's popular east coast beaches remained closed on the first day of a month-long school holiday Friday, as an oil spill from a damaged tanker also hit parts ... Read more...

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Courtney Love loves castrating sheep!


April 23rd, 2010 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, April 23 (ANI): Courtney Love has revealed a new side of her personality to her fans - she loves castrating sheep.Love, 45, who is set to tour New Zealand and perform ... Read more...

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40,000 prostitutes may enter South Africa during World Cup


March 7th, 2010 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 7 (ANI): Soccer World Cup organizers have warned that close to 40,000 prostitutes may enter South Africa during the event.The authorities, at a meeting of the United Nations ... Read more...

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Malaysian Deputy PM clears proposal for extra Deepavali school holiday


October 8th, 2009 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
Putrajaya (Malaysia), Oct.8 (ANI): Malaysia's Deputy Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin has reportedly cleared a proposal that instructs state education directors to approve requests from schools for an extra day off on October ... Read more...

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Family films, not sex, sell at box office


September 28th, 2009 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sep 28 (ANI): Steamy scenes alone in a movie cannot pull the audience to cinema halls, for the most popular movies at the box office are those that can be watched ... Read more...

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Brothers and sisters gear up to celebrate the Rakhi bond


August 4th, 2009 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) It is a festival that tugs at the hearts of brothers and sisters alike. No matter where they are, how far apart, but on Raksha Bandhan day ... Read more...

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13-year-old teen lands job at NYs top modelling agency


July 12th, 2008 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 12 (ANI): Maddison Gabriel, who provoked outrage and international headlines when she was picked as the face of last year''s Gold Coast Fashion Week at age 12, has now ... Read more...

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