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‘Shirdi Sai’ breath of fresh air (Telugu Movie Review)


September 6th, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Shirdi Sai"; Cast: Akkineni Nagarjuna, Srikanth, Srihari, Sarath Babu, Sai Kumar and Kamalinee Mukherjee; Director: K. Raghavendra Rao; Rating: ***The incarnation of Nagarjuna into Shirdi Sai Baba comes as a ... Read more...

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Tombs bear secrets of 2,000-year old Tibetan kingdom


August 24th, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Lhasa, Aug 24 (IANS) Four tombs unearthed in Tibet are believed to contain relics from an ancient Tibetan kingdom that thrived more than 2,000 years ago. The tombs, found in ... Read more...

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Unesco to add Bethlehem to World’s Heritage List


June 30th, 2012 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
Ramallah, June 29 (IANS) The Unesco Friday decided to include the West Bank city of Bethlehem and the Church of Nativity in world's heritage list, reported Xinhua citing local media ... Read more...

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Swift to honour late soldier in new album


May 22nd, 2012 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 22 (IANS) Singer Taylor Swift will wear the dog tags of a soldier killed in Afghanistan in her next music video.The 22-year-old decided to honour US soldier Sergeant ... Read more...

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Songs and dances mark Assamese new year


April 14th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 14 (IANS) Traditional songs, dances and merrymaking marked the first day of the Assamese new year and the second of Rongali Bihu across the state of Assam Saturday.In ... Read more...

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I’m arguably Mithun-da’s biggest fan: Sajid Khan


March 17th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 17 (IANS) Sajid Khan, who has brought together three veteran actors - Rishi Kapoor, Randhir Kapoor and Mithun Chakraborty in "Housefull 2", says his personal favourite is ... Read more...

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Amitabh to shoot for makeup man’s film (Movie Snippets)


February 8th, 2012 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 8 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, along with wife Jaya, will work in his make-up man Deepak Sawant's Bhojpuri film "Gangadevi"."Tomorrow I shoot for my make-up man's production ... Read more...

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‘Where goddesses are worshipped, women are treated badly’ (With Image)


January 31st, 2012 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) Television actress Sriti Jha, who plays the female lead in "Dil Se Di Dua...Saubhagyavati Bhava", says domestic violence is one of the most shameful things ... Read more...

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Bengal celebrates Saraswati Puja


January 28th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 28 (IANS)Bengal celebrated the day of knowledge by worshipping Goddess Saraswati with colour, ceremonies and fervour - and no studies.Saraswati puja, the rite of worship to the goddess ... Read more...

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Silence please! The gods are meditating in Himachal villlage


January 28th, 2012 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Manali (Himachal Pradesh), Jan 28 (IANS) Visitors to Goshal village and nine tiny hamlets located in its vicinity in Kullu district have been warned not to make a noise as ... Read more...

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Makar Sankranti in Odisha with holy dips, kite flying


January 15th, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 15 (IANS) Devotees took holy dips in ponds and rivers and visited temples as they celebrated the Makar Sankranti harvest festival in Odisha Sunday. People also organised kite ... Read more...

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Pongal celebrated in Tamil Nadu with traditional fervour


January 15th, 2012 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 15 (IANS) People across Tamil Nadu got up early, put on new clothes and went to temples on the harvest festival of Pongal Sunday thanking rain, sun and ... Read more...

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SAIL expansion project stuck over religious row


November 15th, 2011 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 15 (IANS) A Rs.17,000 crore expansion project of a Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) plant in West Bengal has been halted after villagers at the site objected ... Read more...

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Dasara festivities in Karnataka amid high prices


October 5th, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 5 (IANS) Millions across Karnataka Wednesday celebrated 'Ayudha Pooja' (literally worship of tools), a day before Dasara, with fervour even though the high cost of flowers, fruits and ... Read more...

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Thousands watch Kumari worship at Belur Math


October 4th, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 4 (IANS) Thousands of devotees from all over the country and abroad watched 'Kumari Puja' or the worship of a prepubescent girl on Mahashtami Tuesday at Belur Math ... Read more...

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Where AK 47s, INSAS rifles are worshipped on Durga Puja


October 4th, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Oct 4 (IANS) The Durga Puja celebration at the Jharkhand Armed Police (JAP) ground in Ranchi is unique in many ways.Here the idol of Goddess Durga is not worshipped, ... Read more...

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Durga idol out of waste material in Bengal


September 9th, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 9 (IANS) With the countdown having begun for West Bengal's greatest cultural extravaganza Durga Puja, a private radio channel has come up with a unique initiative of making ... Read more...

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Goa ushers in Ganesh Chaturthi


September 1st, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 1 (IANS) Thousands of homes in Goa ceremoniously brought home clay idols of the elephant-headed god and consecrated them on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi Thursday.The ... Read more...

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Lady Gaga wants to star as Amy Winehouse in movie


August 5th, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Pop singer Lady Gaga, ranked as the most influential world celebrity by Forbes magazine, wants to play the role of the late singer Amy ... Read more...

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School students to serve as priests at Ganesh festival


August 1st, 2011 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 1 (IANS) An umbrella organization of Ganeshotsav mandals in Mumbai has launched a unique project to train young girls and boys to officiate in rituals during the forthcoming ... Read more...

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Amar Singh appeases gods in Himachal


July 28th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 28 (IANS) Under attack, Rajya Sabha MP and former Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh is seeking spiritual intervention in the "abode of the gods".Amar Singh, along with ... Read more...

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Gaga worships Madonna


July 6th, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 6 (IANS) Pop star Lady Gaga says she worships Madonna and she is also inspired by the likes of Barbra Streisand, Cher and Blondie."They're my sisters. I ... Read more...

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Rights panel seeks report on atrocities against Goa tribals


June 2nd, 2011 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 2 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued notice to the Goa chief secretary and director general of police (DGP) for alleged violation of rights of ... Read more...

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Cats inspired Egypt’s Pharaonic fashion rage


May 30th, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, May 30 (IANS) A breed of cat called the Egyptian mau worshipped in the days of Pharaohs had been a source of inspiration for Egypt's Pharaonic fashion, says an ... 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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‘Big Brother’s’ Imogen Thomas feels betrayed by married soccer star


April 18th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 18 (ANI): Model and former 'Big Brother' star Imogen Thomashas spoken out for the first time about how she was betrayed by a married Premier League footballer after their seven-month ... Read more...

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Nine days of fasting ends with Ram Navami festival


April 12th, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) With prayers and rituals, Indians Tuesday celebrated the festival of Ram Navami, the birth anniversary of Lord Ram, a day that also marked an end ... Read more...

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Big B leaves Sonu Sood numb on sets


April 3rd, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 3 (IANS) There was near crisis on the sets of Puri Jagannath's "Bbuddah" when Sonu Sood, who was shooting with megastar Amitabh Bachchan for the first time, ... Read more...

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Hindus critical of linking Hinduism symbols with Gaga’s ‘Born This Way’ video


March 9th, 2011 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Mar 9 (ANI): Hindus are critical of 'unnecessary dragging' of Hinduism concepts and symbols with Lady Gaga's recently debuted lead single and title track 'Born This Way' of the upcoming ... Read more...

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Study shows ‘God had a wife’


March 6th, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 6 (ANI): A new research claims that God had a wife.Dr Francesca Stavrakopoulou University of Exeter concludes that ancient Israelites worshipped a God and Goddess in the same temple, reports ... Read more...

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Four lakh people take holy dip in Konark


February 10th, 2011 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 10 (IANS) At least four lakh pilgrims Thursday took a holy dip in a pond in Orissa's temple town of Konark on the occasion of Magha Saptami which Hindus consider ... Read more...

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Kool Herc hospitalized, appeals for funds


February 1st, 2011 - 12:23 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Jan 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Kool Herc was hospitalized and because of the huge nature of the bill, he appealed for financial assistance. Herc is famed as one of the founding fathers ... Read more...

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Hindus concerned about DreamWorks’ ‘Monkeys of Bollywood’


January 13th, 2011 - 11:57 am ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Jan 13 (ANI): Expressing concern at the recently announced animated musical 'Monkeys of Bollywood', Hindus have urged its proposed maker DreamWorks Animation to be careful in handling Hindu concepts ... Read more...

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Army personnel worship martyr soldier in Sikkim


December 29th, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by ANI
By Tashi PradhanNathula (Sikkim), Dec.29 (ANI): Indian Army personnel worshipped the shrine of martyr soldier Harbhajan Singh at a temple at Nathula in Sikkim.Harbhajan Singh was an Indian army soldier who ... Read more...

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