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Devotees converge on Puri for Jagannath festival


June 29th, 2012 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 29 (IANS) Lakhs of devotees converged on Odisha's temple town of Puri Friday to witness the homecoming festival of Lord Jagannath and two other deities in the Bahuda ... Read more...

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Puri Rath Yatra chariots reach destination


June 22nd, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 22 (IANS) Lakhs of devotees resumed pulling the chariots of the deities in the world famous Rath Yatra at Puri Friday, and the chariots reached their destination, ... Read more...

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Lakhs witness Rath Yatra in Puri (Lead)


June 21st, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 21 (IANS) More than five lakh devotees witnessed the annual Rath Yatra (chariot festival) of Lord Jagannath, his brother Balabhadra and sister Subhadra in Odisha's temple town of ... Read more...

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Mamata inaugurates Ratha Yatra


June 21st, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 21 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee tugged the rope of the chariots of Lord Jagannath, Balaram and Subhadra to throw open the annual Rath Yatra ... Read more...

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Lakhs converge on Puri for Rath Yatra


June 21st, 2012 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 21 (IANS) Lakhs of devotees thronged Odisha's temple town of Puri Thursday for the annual Rath Yatra (chariot festival) of Lord Jagannath, his brother Balabhadra and sister Subhadra, ... Read more...

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Security beefed up ahead of Puri chariot festival


June 20th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 20 (IANS) Security has been beefed up in Odisha's Puri town ahead of the annual nine-day chariot festival of Lord Jagannath beginning Thursday, police said.Around 8,000 policemen have ... Read more...

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62 special trains for Puri Rath Yatra


June 20th, 2012 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 19 (IANS) Indian Railways Tuesday announced it would run 62 special trains for the famous Rath Yatra (chariot festival) of Lord Jagannath, beginning at Odisha's Puri town June ... Read more...

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Puri Ratha Yatra preparations gain momentum in Odisha


June 11th, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 11 (IANS) Preparations for the annual Rath Yatra of Odisha's Jagannath temple in Puri have gained momentum with carpenters working overtime on the three gigantic wooden chariots ... Read more...

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India, Sri Lanka, Maldives hold maritime exercise


April 24th, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) India, Sri Lanka and Maldives have embarked on a five-day maritime exercise off the Maldivian coast to strengthen the capabilities of their coast guards to ... Read more...

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Kerala nurses stranded in Saudi Arabia


March 11th, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 11 (IANS) Three nurses from Kerala have been left stranded in Saudi Arabia for more than two years - with no source of income and no documents to ... Read more...

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Orissa town celebrates return festival of deities


July 11th, 2011 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 11 (IANS) More than half a million devotees witnessed the 'Bahuda Yatra', or the homecoming festival of Lord Jagannath and two other deities in Orissa's temple town of ... Read more...

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Sea of pilgrims at Puri for annual chariot festival


July 3rd, 2011 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 3 (IANS) Lakhs of devotees and tourists flocked to Orissa's Jagannath Temple in Puri as the annual Rath Yatra or chariot festival began Sunday. The ceremonial procession of the ... Read more...

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Annual chariot festival begins in Kolkata


July 3rd, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 3 (IANS) Amid chanting of "Hare Krishna", thousands of devotees Sunday pulled the chariots of Lord Jagannath, Balaram and Subhadra during the annual Rath Yatra (chariot festival) organised ... Read more...

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Lakhs witness deities’ bathing ritual in Puri


June 15th, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 15 (IANS) Over 200,000 devotees from various parts of the country converged in Orissa's temple town of Puri Wednesday and witnessed the bathing ritual of three deities that ... Read more...

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Rajpal, Surinder Kaur to lead hockey teams in Guangzhou


November 3rd, 2010 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) Rajpal Singh and Surinder Kaur will lead the Indian hockey men's and women's teams in the Nov 12-27 Asian Games in Guangzhou, China. Both teams leave for ... Read more...

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India hockey women train eyes on CWG medal


September 30th, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) The Indian women's hockey team's preparations are well on their way and their sights are firmly trained on a medal at the Commonwealth Games competition beginning here ... Read more...

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Women’s hockey team for Commonwealth Games announced


August 30th, 2010 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) The Indian women's hockey team for the Commonwealth Games was announced here Monday. Surinder Kaur was named captain of the side. "The team was selected after the trials ... Read more...

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Lakhs converge in Puri for Jagannath return festival


July 21st, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Puri (Orissa), July 21 (IANS) Mindless of the sweltering heat, over six lakh devotees converged in this temple town for the Bahuda Yatra or homecoming festival of the Hindu god Jagannath and ... Read more...

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Security in place for Puri’s Jagannath return festival


July 20th, 2010 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Puri (Orissa), July 20 (IANS) Elaborate security measures have been put in place in Orissa's temple city of Puri ahead of the return festival of Lord Jagannath and two other deities on ... Read more...

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Surinder Kaur to lead Indian women in Asian Champions Trophy


July 14th, 2010 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Surinder Kaur will lead India in the inaugural Asian Women's Champions Trophy at Busan, South Korea from July 27-31. The team was was selected after the trials at ... Read more...

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Woman dies in stampede during Jagannath Rath Yatra (Lead)


July 13th, 2010 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Puri (Orissa), July 13 (IANS) A woman devotee was killed and two people were injured in a stampede Tuesday during the annual Jagannath Rath Yatra (chariot festival), for which eight lakh people ... Read more...

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Rath Yatra celebrated with fervour in Ahmedabad (Lead)


July 13th, 2010 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, July 13 (IANS) The annual chariot festival of the Hindu god Jagannath, his brother Balabhadra and sister Subhadra was celebrated with gaiety and religious fervour here Tuesday with Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Jagannath Rath Yatra held in Ahmedabad


July 13th, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by ANI
Gandhinagar, July 13 (ANI): Thousands of devotees joined the annual 14-kilometre-long 'Rath Yatra' in Ahmedabad from across the country on Tuesday.Devotees sang and prayed as the chariot procession carrying deities ... Read more...

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Thousands pull chariots in Kolkata rath yatra


July 13th, 2010 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 13 (IANS) Thousands of devotees and foreign tourists chanting "Hare Krishna" Tuesday pulled the chariots of Lord Jagannath, Balaram and Subhadra during the annual Ratha Yatra (chariot festival) here. Organised by ... Read more...

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Modi flags off Jagannath yatra in Ahmedabad


July 13th, 2010 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, July 13 (IANS) The annual chariot festival of the Hindu god Jagannath, his brother Balabhadra and sister Subhadra started here Tuesday morning with Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi flagging off ... Read more...

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Orissa’s Chariot Festival lures foreign pilgrims


July 12th, 2010 - 10:09 pm ICT by ANI
Puri, July 12 (ANI): A large number of foreign pilgrims converged in Orissa's Puri city on Monday for the annual Rath Yatra or Chariot Festival, which kicks off on July 13.The grand ... Read more...

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Thousands of devotees take part in bathing festival of deities at Puri’s Jagannath temple


June 26th, 2010 - 10:23 pm ICT by ANI
Puri (Orissa), June 26(ANI): Thousands of devotees on Saturday took part in the annual Deva Snana Poornima at the famed temple of Jagannath in Puri, Orissa.Deva Snanna Poornima is observed with ... Read more...

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Puri sees bath festival


June 26th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Puri, June 26 (IANS) The annual bath festival of the three deities at the temple town of Puri took place Saturday with thousands witnessing the event. The deities of Lord Jagannath, his elder ... Read more...

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Indian women’s hockey team draw with New Zealand


May 16th, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) The Indian women's hockey team Sunday drew 2-2 with New Zealand in their second Test match at the Endeavour Trust Twin Turfs in Palmerston North, New Zealand. The ... Read more...

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Good god! villagers worship pumpkins in Orissa


February 16th, 2010 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 16 (IANS) God is everywhere. Why, according to farmers in an Orissa village He's present even in a pumpkin. The villagers of Gadabadaput village in Khurdha district, about 45 km ... Read more...

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Preventive measures can help diabetics avoid brain stroke, heart attacks


November 14th, 2009 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) On the occasion of World Diabetes Day Saturday, experts and NGOs here urged diabetics to take preventive measures to safeguard themselves against brain strokes and heart attacks. "In ... Read more...

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Orissa villages worship turtle resembling Lord Jagannath


November 10th, 2009 - 7:43 pm ICT by ANI
Kendrapada (Orissa), Nov. 10 (ANI): A fresh water turtle is being worshipped in Orissa's Kendrapada district, as it reportedly has features resembling to Lord Jagannath.Residents of Khadipal village are chanting hymns, carrying ... Read more...

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Leena Jumani becomes a victim


November 4th, 2009 - 1:23 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Well don't be surprised or shocked as we are talking about her stint in Balaji's venture Bayttaab Dil Kee Tamanna Hai on Sony. The actress who got to fame as Khemi ... Read more...

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Brain stroke third largest killer in India, but awareness very low


October 29th, 2009 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) Brain stroke is the third largest killer in India after heart attack and cancer. And on World Stroke Day Thursday, experts say that awareness and immediate medical ... Read more...

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Brother-sister bond celebrated on Bhai Dooj


October 19th, 2009 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Delhiites Monday celebrated Bhai Dooj as women put vermilion on their brothers' forehead and prayed for their long life. Bhai Dooj, also known as Bhaiyya Dooj or ... Read more...

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