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Krishna wins Sri Lankan Tamil hearts with rehabilitation aid

January 19th, 2012 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Jaffna (Sri Lanka), Jan 19 (IANS) India's External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna won the hearts of Sri Lankan Tamils with the rehabilitation programmes of the Indian government in the ... Read more...

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UNESCO raises Palestinian flag at Paris headquarters

December 14th, 2011 - 4:50 pm ICT by BNO News
PARIS (BNO NEWS) -- The Paris headquarters of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) on Tuesday raised the Palestinian flag for the first time as the UN agency marked ... Read more...

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Indian alumni call for national institutional reforms on Harvard’s 375th anniversary

April 24th, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 24(ANI): Marking the 375th foundation day of the world-renowned Harvard University, a stream of eminent Indian alumni, including Union Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal and former Foreign Secretary Lalit Mansingh, ... Read more...

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New Delhi hosts theater festival to preserve Manipur’s rich tradition

April 17th, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 17 (ANI): In an endeavor to preserve the extremely rich theater tradition of Manipur, which has not been able to achieve the kind of popularity it deserves at the ... Read more...

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Priyadarshan to film new movie in UAE

January 26th, 2011 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Jan 26 (IANS/WAM) Bollywood filmmaker Priyadarshan is currently in Abu Dhabi to shoot a comedy movie based on the Indian diaspora living in the Gulf region.The movie - titled "The ... Read more...

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‘Karbi Festival’ to promote development in Assam

January 14th, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
Karbi Anglong, Jan 14 (ANI): With the decline of militancy in this autonomous district, the focus is now firmly on the over all development of the region and in tune with this ... Read more...

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Kingdom of Dreams to open at 10 destinations in China

December 6th, 2010 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) After mesmerising Indians with its grandeur, Gurgaon-based live entertainment destination Kingdom of Dreams is all set to expand -- it will soon offer a sneak peek into ... Read more...

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Obamas’ India experience to be showcased at Maximum India fest

November 15th, 2010 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) Maximum India - a festival of India - will be held in Washington in March next year, showcasing Indian textiles, dance, music and cuisine to allow ... Read more...

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Hindus welcome “Happy Diwali” wish of White House

November 5th, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Nov 05 (ANI): Hindus have applauded White House for its Diwali statement published on its official website on November four, which said: " all those who will celebrate this ... Read more...

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Hindus welcome Obama’s gesture of Diwali celebration with Mumbai schoolchildren

October 31st, 2010 - 4:15 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Oct 31 (ANI): Hindus have welcomed US President Barack Obama's reported gesture of participating in Diwali celebrations with Mumbai schoolchildren during his upcoming India visit.Eminent Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, ... Read more...

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Indo-Americans urge US President & Congress to declare August as “Indo-American Heritage Month”

September 13th, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Sep 13 (ANI): Indo-Americans have urged US President Barack Obama and US Congress to declare August as "Indo-American Heritage Month" to celebrate and commemorate the extraordinary contributions of Americans ... Read more...

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Taking a gamble with ‘bed n breakfast’ for Games

September 12th, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Archana Thiyagarajan New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Delhi residents Ajay and Purnima Bansal saw a great entrepreneurial opportunity in the Incredible India Bed and Breakfast (B&B) Scheme for the Commonwealth Games. Opening ... Read more...

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Pakistani students visit Noida school

September 1st, 2010 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Noida, Sep 1 (IANS) Six Pakistani students arrived at a school in Noida Wednesday on a mission to spread the message of love and peace between their country and India. "India ... Read more...

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Three-day Africa Festival opens in capital

May 19th, 2010 - 2:02 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) The ethnic colours of Africa and its vibrant culture cast a spell in an energetic soiree of traditional dances and music as a three-day African culture carnival ... Read more...

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Sikhs celebrate Vaisakhi in Malaysia

April 26th, 2010 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
George Town (Malaysia), April 26 (IANS) Thousands of Sikhs were joined by tourists at the annual Vasakhi Fest held in Malaysia's Penang state to mark Vaisakhi, the harvesting festival. The Saturday night event ... Read more...

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Innovative farming in Punjab

January 18th, 2010 - 9:25 pm ICT by ANI
Chandigarh, Jan 16(ANI): Punjab, known for its agricultural productions and a vibrant culture, is today the leader of innovative farming, for which the credit goes to its progressive farmers.Progressive farmers are ... Read more...

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Bring the Punjab wedding to your drawing room

November 19th, 2009 - 7:22 pm ICT by ANI
By Shraddha AnandNew Delhi, Nov.19 (ANI: The rich and vibrant culture of Punjab has gained big popularity over the years across the world. It gets strongly reflected during Punjabi weddings and other ... Read more...

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Punjab plays host to youth festival showcasing country’s diverse culture

November 16th, 2009 - 10:07 pm ICT by ANI
By Avtar GillAbohar (Punjab), Nov 16(ANI): Dayanand Anglo-Vedic (DAV) College in Punjab's Abohar city recently organized a youth festival that showcased country's diverse and vibrant culture, which included folk dances and music.The ... Read more...

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Denver The New Addition In Rock n’ Roll Marathon 2009 Schedules

October 18th, 2009 - 6:35 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Oct 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Denver Marathon has officially been included in the Rock n' Roll Marathon Series in it's list of races that are scheduled to be held next ... Read more...

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Popularising art and literature in rural areas of Punjab

May 11th, 2009 - 10:31 pm ICT by ANI
By Avtar GillBathinda, May 11 (ANI): Having drawn to the world of colours and creativity in early childhood, Amarjit Singh of Bathinda, has since then been passionately popularising Punjab's vibrant culture and ... Read more...

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Dazzling fireworks lit up Cape Town sky to welcome IPL 2 (Lead)

April 19th, 2009 - 2:53 am ICT by IANS
Cape Town, April 19 (IANS) The Indian Premier League (IPL) was welcomed to the South African shores with dazzling fireworks and sounds of traditional African drummers in a glittering opening ceremony at ... Read more...

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President, PM greet nation on Eid-e-Milad, Holi (Lead)

March 9th, 2009 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil, Vice President Hamid Ansari and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh greeted the nation on the occasions of Eid-e-Milad and Holi praying for peace and prosperity. Eid-e-Milad, ... Read more...

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President greets nation on Milad-un-Nabi and Holi

March 9th, 2009 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Monday greeted the nation on the occasion of Milad-un-Nabi and Holi. Milad-un-Nabi, the birthday of Prophet Muhammad, would be celebrated Tuesday, while Holi, the ... Read more...

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800 students participate in peace cycle rally in Guwahati

October 19th, 2008 - 9:22 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, Oct 19 (ANI): Around 800 students from various schools participated in a cycle rally held at Guwahati in Assam on Sunday to promote peace, keeping in view the recent clashes ... Read more...

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Nagaland University to host convention on Indian culture

June 14th, 2008 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) India's rich and vibrant culture will be on show in the northeast as Nagaland University in Kohima hosts the week-long annual convention of Spic Macay, an organisation ... Read more...

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Welfare fund for ageing artistes mooted

April 25th, 2008 - 9:29 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) The central government is exploring the possibility of setting up a fund for the welfare of ageing folk and performing artistes in the country. Discussing the issue ... Read more...

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China to build ‘cultural city’ to revive Confucianism

March 3rd, 2008 - 10:38 am ICT by admin
Xinhua Beijing, March 3 (Xinhua) China plans to spend billions of dollars to build a symbolic "cultural city" in Shandong province to revive the traditional values of Confucianism. The Chinese Shandong province was ... Read more...

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