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India Celebrates 68th Republic Day 2017 Amid Colourful Displays, Performances

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India’s military prowess and achievements depicted in a variety of tableux were on a grand show before the public at the historic Rajpath when the country celebrated its 68th Republic Day today. The highlights of this year’s Parade were a 149-member UAE Presidential Guard, the Air Force, the Navy and Army contingent led by a UAE band marching on Rajpath ...

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4th of July, US Independence Day: Interesting Facts at Glance

On 4th of July, every year, the US celebrates its Independence Day with greater national unity marked by functions, display of fireworks, parades, barbecues, carnivals, discount sales, concerts and of course, baseball games. The New York City leads others in displaying the largest fireworks in the country, followed Chicago on Lake Michigan, San Diego over Mission Bay, Boston on the ...

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Queen Elizabeth Turns 90, Long Live King!

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London city kicked off celebrations on Queen Elizabeth’s 90th birthday and the royalty including the youngest great grand-daughter Princess Charlotte appeared on the balcony to greet royalty admirers during the Trooping The Colour parade at Buckingham Palace. While the 13-month-old great-granddaughter Charlotte – sucking on a finger – stole the show, the event goes down in memory line as Britain ...

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Vistara Celebrates First Birth Day With More Flights, Promises and Giveaways

One year, One million customers and One grand celebration — is how Vistara, an off-shoot of Tata and Singapore Airlines in India describes its one year accomplishments in the country. Vistara began operations in air travel on January 9, 2015 and plies a fleet of nine new A320 aircraft, operating 307 weekly flights to 12 destinations across the country. Vistara ...

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‘Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge’ (DDLJ) finishes 1000 weeks, becomes epic in Bollywood history (Photos)

“Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge”, one of the best movies by filmmaker Aditya Chopra, on Friday completed 1,000 weeks of uninterrupted and surprisingly long-supported screening, and the film’s lead pair Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol recalled their fond memories of the film’s journey. “It’s been 20 years for this film and I feel honoured that I was part of this film. ...

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ISRO Gears Up for GSLV Mark III Launch Between Dec. 20-25

ISRO has celebrated “Mangal Mahotsav” on the occasion of its successful Mars Orbit Mission ‘Maangalyaan’ recently at its Bangalore headquarters and reiterated its resolve to send the next big mission — the launch of Geo-synchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle-Mark III (GSLV-Mk III) anytime between Dec. 20 and 25, dependin on weather conditions, said officials. M Pitchaimani, Deputy Director, ISRO Telemetry, Tracking ...

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Pranab, Modi to attend ‘Aap Ki Adalat’ TV Show Celebrations

President Pranab Mukherjee, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and senior ministers will attend an event Dec 21 to celebrate 21 years of television show “Aap Ki Adalat” that has been running since 1993. The event will also be attended by top bureaucrats, judges and cricketers. “Tributes will be paid to late Bal Thackeray, Rajesh Khanna, Rajesh Pilot, Pramod Mahajan and ghazal ...

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Aishwarya Rai Bachchan Signed More Films, Not ‘Jazbaa’ Alone for 2015

Actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, who celebrated her 41st birthday today, said she has signed few more films besides “Jazbaa”, without giving further details. “Besides ‘Jazbaa’, I have also given okay and go ahead to few more scripts … the first one to roll on with ‘Jazbaa’. I though of making an announcement on that today but, I thought with due ...

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Deepavali Festivities Begin in Tamil Nadu

Early morning festivities were witnessed across Tamil Nadu as people woke up to the sounds of crackers and the visual treat of diyas on Deepavali – the festival of lights – on Wednesday. People had special sesame oil bath and wore new clothes. Relatives and friends asked one another “Ganga Sthanam Aachha?” (Is bathing with the water of holy river ...

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Jayalalithaa Returns to Chennai; AIADMK Cadres Celebrate Early Diwali

Former Tamil Nadu chief minister J. Jayalalithaa, who was released on Saturday from a Bangalore jail after bail formalities were completed,  went straight to the airport and took a chartered flight to Chennai where she was greeted by her AIADMK cadre and supporters, bracing the heavy rain lined up to chant “Amma, Amma”, besides a drum beat reception. Jayalalithaa has spent ...

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