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Maharashtra cabinet mourns Deshmukh, Kunte


August 16th, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 16 (IANS) The Maharashtra cabinet Thursday condoled the deaths of union minister and former chief minister Vilasrao Deshmukh and Congress leader and former minister Prabhakar Kunte, an official ... Read more...

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Russian Olympic medallists given luxury cars


August 16th, 2012 - 1:31 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Many of Russia's medal-winning Olympic athletes were presented with luxury cars Wednesday and the others were also promised cars soon.Many of Russia's gold medallists received ... Read more...

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Deshmukh’s body reaches Latur, funeral in evening


August 15th, 2012 - 10:57 am ICT by IANS
Latur, Aug 15 (IANS) The body of union minister Vilasrao Desmukh, who died in Chennai Tuesday, was brought to his home district here in Maharashtra by a special flight ... Read more...

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Kerala unable to honour singer Yesudas with lifetime award


October 24th, 2011 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 24 (IANS) Noted singer K.J. Yesudas will have to wait for a lifetime achievement award in Kerala as the rules do not permit state governments to confer special ... Read more...

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Iconic Left leader’s body cremated in Tripura


June 9th, 2011 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 8 (IANS) Iconic communist leader Baidyanath Majumder was cremated Wednesday evening at his ancestral home town Kailashahar in north Tripura as thousands of people from all walks ... Read more...

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Tripura announces holiday to mourn Left leader


June 7th, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 7 (IANS) The Tripura government declared a holiday Tuesday in the memory of veteran communist leader Baidyanath Majumder, who died earlier in the day, officials said here.He would ... Read more...

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Devotees bid tearful adieu to Sai Baba


April 27th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Puttaparthi (Andhra Pradesh), April 27 (IANS) Hundreds of thousands bid a tearful farewell to Sathya Sai Baba Wednesday as the spiritual leader was laid to rest with state honours ... Read more...

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Sathya Sai Baba laid to rest, thousands bid farewell (Lead)


April 27th, 2011 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Puttaparthi (Andhra Pradesh), April 27 (IANS) Thousands bid farewell to Sathya Sai Baba Wednesday as the spiritual leader, who died three days ago, was laid to rest at his ... Read more...

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Sathya Sai Baba’s last rites begin


April 27th, 2011 - 11:20 am ICT by IANS
Puttaparthi (Andhra Pradesh), April 27 (IANS) The last rites of spiritual leader Sathya Sai Baba began with full state honours at Prashanti Nilayam here Wednesday morning amid the chanting ... Read more...

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Sathya Sai Trust vows to continue Baba’s work


April 26th, 2011 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Puttaparthi (Andhra Pradesh), April 26 (IANS) Sri Sathya Sai Central Trust Tuesday paid homage to its founder and chairman Sathya Sai Baba, who passed away Sunday, and vowed to continue ... Read more...

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Thousands of devotees in Puttaparthi, massive security for


April 26th, 2011 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Puttaparthi (Andhra Pradesh), April 26 (IANS) Thousands of devotees continued to pour in here Tuesday for a "last darshan" of spiritual leader Sathya Sai Baba who died two days ... Read more...

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Sea of humanity descends on Puttaparthi to mourn Sai Baba (Intro Roundup)


April 25th, 2011 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Puttaparthi (Andhra Pradesh), April 25 (IANS) A sea of humanity descended on this pilgrim town in southern Andhra Pradesh Monday to pay tearful homage to Sathya Sai Baba and ... Read more...

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Sathya Sai Baba passes away, millions in grief (Intro Roundup)


April 25th, 2011 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Puttaparthi (Andhra Pradesh), April 24 (IANS) Sathya Sai Baba, one of India's most revered spiritual leaders, died here Sunday after prolonged illness, plunging millions of his followers across the ... Read more...

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Sathya Sai Baba passes away, leaving millions to grieve (Roundup)


April 24th, 2011 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Puttaparthi (Andhra Pradesh), April 24 (IANS) Sathya Sai Baba, who remained one of India's most revered spiritual leaders, passed away here Sunday after prolonged illness, plunging millions of his ... Read more...

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Andhra Pradesh govt. to give state honour for Sri Satya Sai Baba’s funeral


April 24th, 2011 - 8:09 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad, Apr 24(ANI): Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Kiran Kumar Reddy on Sunday said that his government would provide full state honour at the funeral of prominent religious leader Sri Satya Sai Baba.Sathya ... Read more...

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Sathya Sai Baba passes away, millions grieve (Third Lead)


April 24th, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Puttaparthi (Andhra Pradesh), April 24 (IANS) Eighty-five-year-old Sathya Sai Baba, one of India's most popular spiritual leaders, died here Sunday after a prolonged illness, plunging millions of his ... Read more...

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Sai Baba’s last rites Wednesday with state honours


April 24th, 2011 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Puttaparthi (Andhra Pradesh), April 24 (IANS) The last rites of spiritual leader Sathya Sai Baba, who died here Sunday, will be performed Wednesday with full state honours.This was announced by ... Read more...

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Sathya Sai Baba’s body to be kept for two days


April 24th, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Puttaparthi (Andhra Pradesh), April 24 (IANS) The body of spiritual leader Sathya Sai Baba, who died Sunday morning, will be kept at Prashanti Nilayam - his ashram in this pilgrim ... Read more...

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Ex-Nepal PM Bhattarai’ last rites performed in Kathmandu


March 6th, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Mar 6(ANI): The last rites of former Nepal Prime Minister Krishna Prasad Bhattarai, who breathed his last in Kathmandu on Friday, were performed at the Pashupati Aryaghat here with state honours ... Read more...

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Arjun Singh’s last rites performed in Madhya Pradesh


March 6th, 2011 - 8:17 pm ICT by ANI
Sidhi (Madhya Pradesh), Mar 6(ANI): The last rites of veteran Congress leader and former Union Human Resource Development Minister Arjun Singh, who breathed his last in New Delhi on Friday, was performed ... Read more...

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Ex-Nepal PM Bhattarai’ last rites to be held on Sunday


March 5th, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Mar 5(ANI): The last rites of former Nepal Prime Minister Krishna Prasad Bhattarai, who breathed his last in Kathmandu on Friday, will be performed with state honours on Sunday.The Nepal government ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh’s three-day mourning for Arjun Singh (Lead)


March 5th, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, March 5 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has cancelled his 52nd birthday celebrations Saturday as part of the state mourning for former chief minister Arjun ... Read more...

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Arjun Singh stood for marginalised sections: Krishna


March 5th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Saturday mourned the death of veteran Congress leader Arjun Singh and said he was an "able administrator" who stood for ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh’s three-day mourning for Arjun Singh


March 5th, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, March 5 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has cancelled his 52nd birthday celebrations Saturday as part of the state mourning for former chief minister Arjun ... Read more...

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CWC condoles Arjun Singh’s demise, describes him a symbol of secular values


March 5th, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 5 (ANI): The newly constituted Congress Working Committee, which met here on Saturday to condole the demise of veteran Congress leader Arjun Singh passed a resolution describing the ... Read more...

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Arjun Singh’s last rites to be held today


March 5th, 2011 - 11:55 am ICT by ANI
Sidhi (MP)/New Delhi, Mar 5 (ANI): The last rites of veteran Congress leader and former Union Human Resource Development Minister Arjun Singh, who breathed his last in New Delhi on Friday, ... Read more...

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Thousands bid tearful adieu to Bhimsen Joshi


January 24th, 2011 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 24 (IANS) A sad nation and music lovers from all walks of life bade a tearful farewell to Bharat Ratna Pandit Bhimsen Joshi, whose mortal remains were consigned to the ... Read more...

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Former Kerala CM Karunakaran cremated with full state honours


December 25th, 2010 - 8:50 pm ICT by ANI
Thrissur, Dec 25 (ANI): Veteran Congress leader and former Kerala Chief Minister K. Karunakaran, who breathed his last in Thiruvananthapuram on Thursday, was cremated with full state honours here today.Earlier this ... Read more...

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Sonia Gandhi, Chidambaram pay homage to former Kerala CM Karunakaran


December 24th, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 24 (ANI): Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram on Friday paid their last respects to veteran Congress leader and former Kerala Chief Minister K. Karunakaran, ... Read more...

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Pranab Mukherjee slams Centre for not honouring late WB Chief Minister


November 21st, 2010 - 10:20 pm ICT by ANI
By Ajitha MenonKolkata, Nov.21 (ANI): Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday slammed the leaders of the Central Government for not giving State honours to the former West Bengal Chief Minister Siddhartha ... Read more...

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Ray should have been cremated with full state honours: Pranab


November 21st, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 21 (IANS) Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Sunday sharply criticised the Marxist-led West Bengal government for not according full state honours to former chief minister Siddartha Shankar Ray after ... Read more...

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People pay homage to former West Bengal CM Siddhartha Shankar Ray


November 7th, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Nov.7 (ANI): Scores of people paid homage to Siddhartha Shankar Ray, the former Chief Minister of West Bengal, who passed away at his residence here on Saturday (Nov.6).The 90-year-old was ... Read more...

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India,Malaysia to intensify economic ties during Manmohan Singh’s visit


October 27th, 2010 - 10:44 am ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), Oct. 27 (ANI): After seven rounds of rigorous consultation over a period of seven months, India and Malaysia are all set to conclude negotiations on Comprehensive Economic Cooperation ... Read more...

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Russian spies awarded top Kremlin honours


October 19th, 2010 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 19 (ANI): Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has given a group of undercover Russian spies, who were exposed by the FBI in June, top Kremlin honours.Medvedev honoured their controversial work ... Read more...

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Gujarat speaker cremated with full state honours


September 30th, 2010 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Sep 30 (IANS) Gujarat assembly Speaker Ashok Bhatt, who died of multiple organ failure Wednesday night, was cremated with full state honours here Thursday.An urgent cabinet meeting, presided over by ... Read more...

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