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Pranab’s Mirati rolls out red carpet for its ‘Poltu’ (Lead)


June 23rd, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mirati (West Bengal), June 23 (IANS) Union Finance Minister and UPA presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee Sunday received a rapturous welcome when he visited his ancestral village home here as ... Read more...

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Pranab’s hometown rolls out red carpet for its ‘Poltu’


June 23rd, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mirati (West Bengal), June 23 (IANS) Union Finance Minister and UPA presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee Sunday arrived at his ancestral village home to a rapturous welcome as relatives, neighbours, ... Read more...

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India bonds with Africa with culture bouquet, fusion (With image)


June 19th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) A true cultural friendship has blossomed between India and Africa with the meeting of traditional African free-flowing performing arts and the structured grammar of Indian ... Read more...

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In summer of peace, Pakistani designer wear wows Kashmir (Lead)(With Images)


June 12th, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 12 (IANS) Name any internationally renowned Pakistani designer brand and you'll find it on the tastefully decorated shelves of the Tradition of Finesse exhibition that opened Tuesday to ... Read more...

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In summer of peace, Pakistani designer wear wows Kashmir (With Images)


June 12th, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 12 (IANS) As the defence secretaries of India and Pakistan talked Siachen in Islamabad Tuesday, across the border, in this Jammu and Kashmir summer capital, renowned Pakistani designers ... Read more...

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New Puja wardrobe: Jeggings, maxis, gowns


October 4th, 2011 - 9:44 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 4 (IANS) It's those five days when the closet gets a facelift. And this Durga Puja, it's not just the elegant saris and ethnic kurtas that have made ... Read more...

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Darjeeling votes peacefully in large numbers


April 18th, 2011 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Darjeeling, April 18 (IANS) The tourist hub of Darjeeling in northern West Bengal saw a festival-like ambience Monday as people voted in large numbers amid the hill town's signature weather ... Read more...

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Drums, cymbals, Bihu dancers — Assamese New Year’s here!


April 14th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 14 (IANS) The lilting beats of drums, cymbals, and the mellifluous notes of the bamboo flute, accompanied by the graceful gyrations of Bihu dancers -- the spectacle is ... Read more...

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85 percent turnout in Tripura local bodies polls


February 24th, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Feb 24 (IANS) Around 85 percent voter turnout was recorded Thursday in elections to the 527 village committees under the Tripura Tribal Areas Autonomous District Council (TTAADC), election officials said. ... Read more...

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Aishwarya dresses a hit among Malaysian Indians


November 1st, 2010 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Klang (Malaysia), Nov 1 (IANS) Traditional dresses worn by Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai in the films "Raavan" and "Robot", which have been runaway hits here this year, are the flavour of ... Read more...

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Dia Mirza walks ramp at Mumbai’s fashion show


October 30th, 2010 - 7:41 pm ICT by ANI
By Shaikh SharikMumbai, Oct.30 (ANI): Bollywood actress Dia Mirza walked the ramp for designer Rocky S during the ongoing India Bridal Week collection in Mumbai.The event not only showcased traditional dresses ... Read more...

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Traditional ‘Sindur Khela’ held to bid farewell to Goddess Durga in Tripura


October 17th, 2010 - 10:20 pm ICT by ANI
Agartala, Oct. 17 (ANI): A pall of gloom overwhelmed Tripura, as Durga Puja festivities reached its last day, Mahadashmi, here on Sunday.It is believed that the Goddess Durga returns to 'Kailash' mountain ... Read more...

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Saris, kurtas preferred wear during Durga Puja


October 14th, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 14 (IANS) Tradition trumps modernity when it comes to fashion during the Durga Puja festivities in the city.The traditional red-bordered white sari is the preferred attire for Bengali women during ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi wins over tribal hearts in Orissa (Lead)


August 26th, 2010 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 26 (IANS) Taking a leaf out of John F. Kennedy's book, Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi struck a personal chord with thousands of tribals in Orissa Thursday when he ... Read more...

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Rahul congratulates tribals for winning battle against mining


August 26th, 2010 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 26 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Thursday congratulated the tribals in Orissa for winning a major battle against a mining project in their area. "You protected your land," Gandhi ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi in Orissa to address tribal rally


August 26th, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 26 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi arrived in Orissa Thursday to address a rally of tribals in Kalahandi district where a mining project proposed by the Vedanta group ... Read more...

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An 800-year-old museum in war-torn Gaza


August 6th, 2010 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Gaza, Aug 6 (IANS) An 800-year-old house in Gaza is being turned into a museum, which will house a massive collection of 1,300 coins belonging to different ancient civilisations. Marwan Shahwan, owner of ... Read more...

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Tagore’s 150th birth anniversary celebrations begin (Lead)


May 9th, 2010 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Santiniketan/Kolkata, May 9 (IANS) Hundreds of people from India and abroad congregated in the sylvan surroundings of the Visva-Bharati University as West Bengal saluted Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore Sunday with offerings ... Read more...

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Tagore anniversary celebrations begin in Santiniketan


May 9th, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Santiniketan, May 9 (IANS) Hundreds of people from India and abroad congregated in the sylvan surroundings of the Visva-Bharati university here as the celebrations of Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore's 150th birth anniversary ... Read more...

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GTPN organises Tibetan fashion show


January 24th, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 24 (ANI): A Tibetan fashion show was orgainised by the Global Tibetan Professionals Network (GTPN) here.The GTPN is a Tibetan community where professionals from diverse background come together to ... Read more...

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Shilpa Shetty & Raj Kundra Wedding Pictures On Internet


November 23rd, 2009 - 6:51 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Khandala, Nov.23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The famous Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty, who is known for her dancing numbers and hourglass figure, tied knots with beau Raj Kundra on November 22, 2009 ... Read more...

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Tribal festival enthralls people in Himachal’s Kinnaur valley


November 4th, 2009 - 7:52 pm ICT by ANI
Kinnaur (Himachal Pradesh), Nov.4 (ANI): A five-day tribal festival in Kinnaur valley of Himachal Pradesh which concluded on Tuesday enthralled the people by providing a glimpse of the rich tradition and folk ... Read more...

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An all women musical groups enthrals people during Navratris in Rajkot


September 23rd, 2009 - 8:55 pm ICT by ANI
Rajkot, Sep.23 (ANI): An all-women musical group is enthralling the local residents in Rajkot city during the ongoing nine-day Navratri festival with various renditions of folk and Bollywood songs.The 'Hollywood Bollywood Orchestra' ... Read more...

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Navratra festivities overcome swine flu scare in Gujarat


September 22nd, 2009 - 8:23 pm ICT by ANI
By Uday AdhvaryuAhmedabad, Sep.22 (ANI): The onset of Navratras has overtaken the swine flu fear factor in Gujarat. Hordes of youngsters are turning up at Garba dance venues in Gujarat.In Ahmedabad, ... Read more...

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Most Indians oppose western clothes: poll


August 18th, 2009 - 5:10 pm ICT by IBNS
New Delhi/Kolkata, Aug 18 (IBNS) The 8th edition of bi-annual nation-wide opinion poll-‘State of the Nation’, conducted by CNN-IBN, IBN7 & IBN-Lokmat revealed most Indians support educational institutes banning students from wearing ... Read more...

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I-Day celebrated in Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh


August 15th, 2009 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 15 (IANS) Independence Day was celebrated Saturday in Punjab and Haryana and their common capital Chandigarh with the enthusiastic participation of the local people. The Chandigarh administrator, Gen. (retd) S.F. ... Read more...

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Archery, a favourite sport of Kargil youth


August 2nd, 2009 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
By Afzal BhatKargil, Aug.2 (ANI): Though cricket and hockey are today a big fascination for sports lovers across the country, the youth in Kargil of Ladakh region have a special charm ... Read more...

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Nine-day ‘Navratri’ festival begins


March 27th, 2009 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi/Mumbai, Mar 27 (ANI): The nine-day 'Navratri' festival began across India with religious fervour on Friday.In New Delhi, devotees queued up outside the temples early in the morning to pay ... Read more...

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Tripura celebrates Lord Krishna’’s “Rass Lila”:


November 13th, 2008 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
Agartala, Nov.13 (ANI): Thousands of Hindu Manipuris'' celebrated "Maha Raas", a festival celebrating the love life of Lord Krishna, here. The festival is celebrated every year on the full moon night ... Read more...

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Surat performs traditional prayers to protect the `girl child”


October 8th, 2008 - 8:53 pm ICT by ANI
Surat (Gujarat),Oct.8 (ANI): Residents of Surat city in Gujarat are using this year''s Navratri festival celebrations to highlight the need for ending the practice of female foeticide in the state. As part ... Read more...

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Chandigarh celebrates Independence Day


August 15th, 2008 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 15 (IANS) Chandigarh celebrated the 61st anniversary of India's independence with the active and enthusiastic participation of the people as well as security forces. The national flag was unfurled at ... Read more...

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Over 61 per cent voting recorded in final phase of Karnataka polls


May 23rd, 2008 - 1:13 am ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 22 (ANI): Over 61 per cent voting was reported in the third and final phase of Assembly elections in Karnataka on Thursday. Briefing reporters here, the Deputy Election ... Read more...

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President Pratibha Patil pays homage at Mahatma Gandhi statue in Mexico


April 19th, 2008 - 10:07 am ICT by admin
By Ravinder Singh RobinMexico City, Apr 19 (ANI): Mahatma Gandhis statue situated at Chapultepec in Mexico City came alive on Thursday when Mexican children sung Indias Father of the Nations favorite ... Read more...

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Bal, a tribal Himachal festival to seek prosperity


April 17th, 2008 - 6:01 pm ICT by admin
By Hemant Chauhan Kilba (Kinnaur) (Himachal Pradesh), April 17 (ANI): Kilba town of Himachal was recently abuzz with a huge confluence of devotees who converged here to celebrate the day-long Bal ... Read more...

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Gloomy trends disappoint tourism industry in Kashmir valley


April 16th, 2008 - 9:27 pm ICT by admin
Srinagar, April 16 (ANI): The Jammu and Kashmir tourism and hospitality sectors are facing a dull season due to decline in the number of tourists this year as compared to the ... Read more...

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