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We are not a one-man show: AITA


September 19th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The All-India Tennis Association (AITA) Wednesday refuted claims made by Mahesh Bhupathi that it was a one-man organisation with president Anil Khanna calling all the ... Read more...

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SP must be key to next government in Delhi: Mulayam


September 12th, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 12 (IANS) Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav Wednesday said he was determined to ensure that no government takes office in New Delhi next without his ... Read more...

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Habib Tanvir’s contribution to Indian theatre now in a book


September 1st, 2012 - 1:04 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) "Habib Tanvir: Towards an Inclusive Theatre", a book on the life of the late veteran playwright and director and his contribution to the Indian theatre ... Read more...

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BJP takes up Amarnath pilgrims’ deaths with Chidambaram


July 24th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) A day after the Supreme Court expressed shock over the deaths of more Amarnath pilgrims in Jammu and Kashmir, a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ... Read more...

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SC notice to centre on facilities for Amarnath pilgrims


July 16th, 2012 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Taking note of reported deaths of 67 pilgrims who fell sick on way to the holy shrine of Amarnath in Jammu and Kashmir, the Supreme ... Read more...

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74 Amarnath pilgrims die in 19 days


July 14th, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 14 (IANS) Seventy-four Amarnath pilgrims have died in the first 19 days of the pilgrimage. This was acknowledged officially Saturday by the Shri Amarnath Shrine Board (SASB) ... Read more...

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Enhanced healthcare ordered for Amarnath pilgrims


July 9th, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 9 (IANS) Concerned over the deaths of 47 pilgrims due to natural causes during this year's annual Amarnath Yatra, Jammu and Kashmir Governor N.N. Vohra Monday directed the ... Read more...

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Over 1 lakh pilgrims visit Amarnath shrine in 5 days


June 30th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 30 (IANS) Over 110,000 pilgrims from across the country have paid their obeisance at the Amarnath shrine in south Kashmir, since the pilgrimage began June 25, while ... Read more...

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Performers flaunt centuries old costumes at Hemis Festival (With Images)


June 29th, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Leh, June 29 (IANS) Monks dressed in bright yellows, reds, blues and greens traditional silk outfits, huge black hats, masks and cream Tibetan shoes Friday kick-started the two-day Hemis Festival ... Read more...

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Weather improves, Amarnath pilgrims allowed towards shrine (Lead)


June 25th, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 25 (IANS) As the weather improved along the north Kashmir Baltal route of the Amarnath Yatra, the authorities Monday afternoon allowed the movement of pilgrims towards the ... Read more...

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Pilgrims cannot start Amarnath Yatra before June 25


June 23rd, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 23 (IANS) Hindu pilgrims reaching north and south Kashmir transit camps for the annual Amarnath Yatra would not be allowed to proceed further before June 25, the ... Read more...

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30 pilgrims dead in Maharashtra bus accident (Lead)


June 16th, 2012 - 10:40 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) At least 30 people were killed and 14 injured when a private bus carrying pilgrims fell off a river bridge near Osmanabad town early Saturday, police ... Read more...

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Akhilesh lays foundation of 1,980 MW power plant


June 12th, 2012 - 1:26 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 11 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Monday laid the foundation stone of 1,980 MW capacity thermal power plant in the state's Kanpur district.The project, at Ghatampur ... Read more...

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No delay in June 25 start of Amarnath pilgrimage


June 12th, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 11 (IANS) Despite unseasonal snowfall hampering the clearance of the 37-km route to the Amarnath cave shrine in Jammu and Kashmir, the pilgrimage will start on the ... Read more...

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Home ministry reviews situation ahead of Amarnath Yatra


June 11th, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) With snowfall affecting the preparations for the Amarnath Yatra, the union home ministry Monday said it was aware of the concerns for the timely ... Read more...

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Groups threaten to start Amarnath Yatra June 3


May 19th, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 19 (IANS) Hindu groups Saturday threatened to start the Amarnath Yatra in Jammu and Kashmir from June 3, defying the June 25 date announced by the organisers.The ... Read more...

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Bajrang Dal group stopped from going to Amarnath base camps


May 13th, 2012 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 13 (IANS) Citing inclement weather, the Jammu and Kashmir government Sunday denied permission to a group of around 100 Bajrang Dal members from going to the Amarnath ... Read more...

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Shankar made the Ambedkar-Nehru cartoon in 1950s


May 11th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) The school textbook cartoon of B.R. Ambedkar which created a furore in parliament Friday was sketched by cartoonist Keshav Shankar Pillai in the 1950s while ... Read more...

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Three Delhi cops suspended for negligence


April 25th, 2012 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Three Delhi Police constables were suspended as their negligence led to the escape of two auto-lifters from their custody from a hospital in the capital, ... Read more...

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‘Amarnath yatra duration as per religious tradition’


April 15th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 15 (IANS) Countering the criticism of some Hindu groups, the Shri Amarnath Shrine Board (SASB) Sunday said its schedule for the Himalayan pilgrimage to the Amarnath shrine ... Read more...

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Mega celebrations mark Jain temple bi-centenary


April 15th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 15 (IANS) Last week, thousands of Jain families here and in Thane were pleasantly surprised to receive large, neatly packed flat boxes at their homes by courier. The packets ... Read more...

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Chopper fares slashed for Amarnath pilgrims


April 4th, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 4 (IANS) Helicopter fares from base camps to the Amarnath cave shrine in Jammu and Kashmir have been slashed by at least 35 percent this year, said ... Read more...

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VHP warns Amarnath shrine board


March 5th, 2012 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 5 (IANS) The Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) has warned of "serious consequences" if the duration of the annual Amarnath yatra in Jammu and Kashmir is less than ... Read more...

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Amarnath yatra dates decided on religious calendar, says shrine board (Lead)


February 29th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 29 (IANS) Justifying this year's June 25-Aug 2 Amarnath pilgrimage dates, criticised as too short in some quarters, the shrine board that manages the annual Himalayan pilgrimage ... Read more...

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Annual Hindu pilgrimage of Amarnath to start June 25


February 26th, 2012 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 25 (IANS) The annual Hindu pilgrimage to the Amarnath cave shrine of Lord Shiva, in the south Kashmir Himalayas, will commence on June 25 this year.It will ... Read more...

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Mulayam’s prestige at stake in fifth phase of UP poll


February 22nd, 2012 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 22 (IANS) The prestige of Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Uma Bharti will be at stake during the fifth phase ... Read more...

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A documentary to be made on singer Yesudas


February 4th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 4 (IANS) A short film on veteran singer K.J.Yesudas' achievements will be made by television channel Kairali TV, former education minister M.A.Baby said here Saturday.Announcing that a musical ... Read more...

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Trial court to decide on Chidambaram’s role in 2G (Lead)


February 2nd, 2012 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday said the trial court will decide on Janata Party chief Subramanian Swamy's plea to make Home Minister P. Chidambaram a ... Read more...

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Padma Shri is a recognition for Indian hockey: Zafar


January 25th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Former India hockey captain and coach Zafar Iqbal Wednesday reacted in his typical unassuming way to his getting Padma Shri in the Republic Day awards, ... Read more...

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Padma award has come at the right time: Priyadarsan


January 25th, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 25 (IANS) Acclaimed film director Priyadarsan Wednesday said he was elated on hearing that he has been awarded Padma Shri, and added that the honour has "come at ... Read more...

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Now, a diet chart for Amarnath pilgrims


January 7th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 7 (IANS) Free kitchens set up by voluntary organizations to feed pilgrims undertaking the Amarnath Yatra will now prepare food as per a specific diet chart, suiting ... Read more...

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Reports of monitoring Hazare finances baseless: Poll panel


December 27th, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) The Election Commission Tuesday termed as "baseless" media reports suggesting that the poll panel is monitoring the funds being raised by Team Anna in ... Read more...

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Next year, fitness must for Amarnath pilgrims


October 22nd, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 22 (IANS) From next year, all those undertaking the Amarnath pilgrimage in Jammu and Kashmir will have to be medically fit for the arduous journey to the ... Read more...

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Preparations for 2012 Amarnath pilgrimage begin


October 16th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 16 (IANS) Preparations for the annual Amarnath pilgrimage in Jammu and Kashmir next year started Sunday with Governor N.N. Vohra, who is the chairman of the shrine ... Read more...

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Rajasthan’s ‘Shakespeare’ elated over Nobel chance


October 5th, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Oct 5 (IANS) Author of folk tales Vijaydan Detha, also called Rajasthan's Shakespeare, is elated that his name is doing the rounds for the Nobel prize for literature this ... Read more...

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