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Chandrababu Naidu following in YSR’s footsteps to regain power


September 8th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 8 (IANS) For N. Chandrababu Naidu, Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy was a bitter rival when he was alive but today the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) president is taking out ... Read more...

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Walkathon marks World Health Day


April 7th, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) A group of 500 people, including the elderly, participated in a walkathon in the capital to spread awareness about healthy and active ageing on the ... Read more...

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TDP leader dares TRS chief to die for Telangana


December 24th, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 24 (IANS) Amid high drama, police here Saturday arrested a Telugu Desam Party (TDP) legislator who wanted to hang himself for separate Telangana state, provided Telangana Rashtra ... Read more...

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12,000 join Dubai walkathon to beat diabetes


November 19th, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Nov 19 (IANS/WAM) More than 12,000 people took part in a walkathon here to raise awareness about diabetes.It was organised at the Oasis Centre by the Landmark Group.Former Pakistani ... Read more...

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Mumbai marks World Diabetes Day


November 13th, 2011 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) A walkathon, street play and several other events were held in the city Sunday on the eve of World Diabetes Day, with experts advising people to ... Read more...

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Kerala children walk to support rural students


September 18th, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 18 (IANS) Five hundred students here in Kerala Sunday participated in a walkathon to raise awareness about the challenges faced by rural school children.The walkathon was organised by ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi: Where is the ‘crown prince’ headed?


July 8th, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh/New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) He is the undisputed crown prince of India's ruling Congress, seen to bide his time before taking over the reins of government from an ... Read more...

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Jairam insists on more forest cover for India


June 5th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh Sunday emphasised on increasing the country's forest cover through the Green India Mission, while India played global host to the World ... Read more...

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Youth walk for environment in Green Walkathon


June 5th, 2011 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Hundreds of schoolchildren gathered early Sunday in the heart of the national capital for a Green Walkathon walk to mark the World Environment Day."The youth ... Read more...

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India gears up to mark Environment Day for UN


June 4th, 2011 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) A host of activities are slated for World Environment Day Sunday, with India hosting it for the United Nations this year with the theme ... Read more...

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Priyanka Chopra Vs Rahul Bose on World Environment Day


June 1st, 2011 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Bollywood actors Priyanka Chopra and Rahul Bose are to compete on the World Environment Day June 5 to motivate people to do their bit ... Read more...

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Thousands throng to see Banerjee walk to Writers’ Building


May 20th, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 20 (IANS) In scenes never before seen in the state, Mamata Banerjee Friday walked amid tens of thousands of commoners after after being sworn in as the ... Read more...

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Coast Guard organizes anti-pollution walkathon in Chennai


January 8th, 2011 - 8:45 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Jan 8(ANI): The Coast Guard on Saturday organized a walkathon at the Marina Beach in Chennai to spread awareness about increasing pollution in the environment.Around 2,000 people participated in the ... Read more...

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Kolkatans to walk for AIDS awareness


December 9th, 2010 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 9 (IANS) With the pledge of spreading awareness about HIV/AIDS and fighting the stigma associated with it, the Kolkata Police and the Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) along with an NGO ... Read more...

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Murli Deora flags off walkathon for ‘Petrotech 2010′ in New Delhi


October 24th, 2010 - 11:22 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.24 (ANI): Union Petroleum Minister Murli Deora flagged off a walkathon here on Sunday, organised ahead of the upcoming international oil and gas conference and exhibition-- 'Petrotech 2010'.The Delhi walkathon ... Read more...

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Ishant Sharma, actress Matondkar participate in Delhi energy conservation walkathon


October 24th, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.24 (ANI): Indian cricketer Ishant Sharma and Bollywood actress Urmila Matondkar joined over 3000 people in a walkathon to spread awareness about energy conservation and health improvement here on Sunday.'Petrotech ... Read more...

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‘Kiss’ Drummer Peter Criss Gearing Up To Raise Awareness About Breast Cancer


October 2nd, 2010 - 6:49 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The month of October is observed as the Breast Cancer Awareness Month all across the globe during which a number of charities from various countries try ... Read more...

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Srikrishna panel to travel and elicit opinion on Telangana


August 6th, 2010 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 6 (IANS) Members of the Srikrishna committee, looking into demands for and against separate statehood to Telangana, will travel by train next month to seek the opinion of the ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa loses cool at Dalit protesters in BJP rally


August 2nd, 2010 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Davangere (Karnataka), Aug 2 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa lost his cool on seeing a group of Dalit Sangarsh Samiti protesters at a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) rally here Monday ... Read more...

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Telangana on boil again over statehood demand (Lead)


January 20th, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 20 (IANS) Police fired in the air and caned Osmania University students carrying the body of their colleague Wednesday as Andhra Pradesh's Telangana region was again on the boil ... Read more...

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Bundelkhand group to launch agitation for statehood


December 14th, 2009 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 14 (IANS) After Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati said she was in favour of statehood for Bundelkhand, an organisation from the backward region that straddles Uttar Pradesh and Madhya ... Read more...

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Kolkata students take out street march for the underprivileged


November 13th, 2009 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
By Ajitha MenonKolkata, Nov 13 (ANI): Holding placards and banners, privileged and underprivileged students participated in a walkathon here today.Organised by the Smile Foundation, a non-profit organisation, the walkathon saw participation of ... Read more...

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Students take to streets to create awareness on underprivileged in Delhi


November 10th, 2009 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 10 (ANI): Around 100 school students participated in a walkathon here today to sensitise the people on issues related to health and education of underprivileged children .Organised by ... Read more...

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Walkathon in Coimbatore to fight obesity


October 25th, 2009 - 7:28 pm ICT by ANI
Coimbatore, Oct. 25 (ANI): Hundreds of enthusiasts participated in a walkathon in Coimbatore in a bid to increase the awareness level about obesity and its ill effects.Wearing white t-shirts and orange caps, ... Read more...

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India a safe food destination, says Dikshit ahead of Games


October 16th, 2009 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) With the Commonwealth Games just a year away, Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Friday said all safety norms would be strictly adhered to in eateries and elsewhere ... Read more...

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Delhi Chief Minister flags off a run and walkathon


October 16th, 2009 - 7:00 pm ICT by ANI
By Rohit KaulNew Delhi, Oct.16 (ANI): Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit flagged off a run and walkathon on the occasion of World Food Day on Friday.The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) is ... Read more...

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Delhi CM to flag-off CII Run and Walkathon on World Food Day


October 13th, 2009 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.13 (ANI): Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit will flag off a Run and Walkathon on October 16 to celebrate World Food Day.The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) is commemorating World ... Read more...

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Elderly walk Delhi streets on International Day of Older Persons


October 1st, 2009 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 1 (ANI): Over hundred of elderly men and women marched down the streets of New Delhi on Thursday on the occasion of the International Day of Older Persons.The ... Read more...

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Andhra home minister visits YSR chopper crash site


September 13th, 2009 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 13 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Home Minister P.Sabita Indra Reddy Sunday visited the hillock in Nallamalla forests in Kurnool district where a helicopter crash Sep 2 killed Chief Minister Y.S.Rajasekhara Reddy ... Read more...

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In YSR’s loss, Congress will miss its mascot of governance


September 3rd, 2009 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) With Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy's death, the Congress party will not only miss its most powerful regional satrap but also its mascot of good governance, whose work ... Read more...

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23rd Annual AIDS Walk To Be Held At San Francisco


July 19th, 2009 - 7:07 pm ICT by GD
The 23rd Annual AIDS Walk is scheduled to take place in San Francisco on Sunday, the 19th of July, 2009 at the Golden Gate Park in San Francisco. Once more it is ... Read more...

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Pester power to make parents cast vote (Poll Prattle)


May 1st, 2009 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) Children can't vote yet, but they can sure pester their parents to go and cast the ballot. Perhaps realising this, radio station Big FM promoted by ... Read more...

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Bangalore has some unusual ‘vote seekers’


April 21st, 2009 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
By Maitreyee Boruah Bangalore, April 21 (IANS) A small band of volunteers has been knocking on the doors of residents in this IT hib of India with a simple request: "please vote in ... Read more...

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Children of lesser god have a manifesto too


April 19th, 2009 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
By Darshan Desai Lucknow, April 19 (IANS) "Thanks for this (bottled) water, I will drink it. This morning I wanted to have a bath, but there is no water where I live. I ... Read more...

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Child artists of ‘Slumdog Millionaire’ stress need for education


April 4th, 2009 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Apr 4 (ANI): Child artists of Oscar winning 'Slumdog Millionaire' and Bollywood celebrities participated in a walkathon for creating awareness on education."I feel that all the Indian children should go ... Read more...

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