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Martyrs' Day: India Pays Homage (PHOTOS)

The country held services across the country, in memory of freedom fighters who sacrificed their lives for a free and independent India. The Government of India led by example, honoring martyrs at Raj Ghat in New Delhi, on Monday. Jan 30, 2012
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Assembly Elections: Heavy Polling in Manipur

As the voting of Manipur Assembly election 2012 was started at 7 am voters in the state are coming out of their house to exercise their franchise admits restriction by rebel groups on Saturdays. Jan 28, 2012
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Russia: Appeal Planned Against Gita Verdict

Prosecutors in Russia are planning to file an appeal against a verdict that rejected their call to ban a translated version of the holy book of the Hindus, the Bhagavad Gita, which they describe as "extremist literature." Jan 27, 2012
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NBC Removes Objectionable Term After Hindus Protest

National Broadcasting Company (NBC), Chicago, which sparked an outrage among the Hindus with its commentary on an ice hockey match, has removed the objectionable term "weird" from its Web site. Jan 27, 2012
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TAPI Gas Pipeline Project: India and Pakistan Agree Transit Fee Formula

At a bilateral discussion between the Indian Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas, S. Jaipal Reddy, and Pakistan's Federal Minister for Petroleum and Natural Resources, Asim Hussain, in New Delhi on Wednesday, both nations have reportedly "agreed to settle the Transit Fee issue at the earliest". Jan 26, 2012
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President Pratibha Patil's Speech on Eve of Republic Day

The President of India, Pratibha Patil, addressed the nation on the eve of the country's 63rd Republic Day. Speaking to the nation's billion-plus citizens, the President stressed on the fact that the "foremost priority is the removal of poverty, hunger and malnutrition, disease and illiteracy". Jan 26, 2012

Google Doodle Celebrates India’s 63rd Republic Day

The Google India celebrates India's 63rd Republic Day in the form of a doodle featuring award winning children on the back of three elephants. The Republic Day Google doodle depicts National Bravery Award winning children enjoying elephant ride. Jan 26, 2012

Padma Awards Announced (Full List)

The President of India has approved the conferment of Padma Awards-2012. This year the President has approved 109 awards including one duo case (counted as one) and 14 in the category of Foreigners/ NRIs/ PIOs/ Posthumous. Jan 25, 2012