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Chhath <strong>festival</strong> ends amid fanfare

Chhath festival ends amid fanfare

30 Oct 2014

Patna: The Chhath festival in Bihar came to an end amid fanfare with the devotees offering Morning Arghya or oblations to the Sun God in rivers, ponds and tanks across the state on Thursday.

Chhath,   Chhath festival,   Chhath in Bihar,   God sun,   Muzaffarpur,   Bhagalpur,   Begusarai,   Darbhanga,   Chhath fasting,   Chhath arghya,  
Century-man Younis helps <strong>Pakistan</strong> punish Australia

Century-man Younis helps Pakistan punish Australia

30 Oct 2014

Abu Dhabi: Younis Khan became the first batsman in 90 years to hit three hundreds in consecutive innings against Australia as Pakistan took early advantage of the second Test in Abu Dhabi on Thursday.

Younis Khan,   Australia vs Pakistan,   Test in Abu Dhabi,  
Tahir-ul-Qadri leaves <strong>Pakistan</strong>; Opposition claims deal with Sharif government

Tahir-ul-Qadri leaves Pakistan; Opposition claims deal with Sharif government

30 Oct 2014

Lahore: After abruptly ending his over two-month long anti-government protest in the Pakistani capital, fiery cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri has left the country, leading to speculation that he has struck a deal with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.

Anti-government protest,   Pakistani capital,   Pakistan cleric,   Tahir-ul-Qadri,   Prime Minister,   Nawaz Sharif,  
<strong>Pakistan</strong> lose opener Ahmed Shehzad in second Test

Pakistan lose opener Ahmed Shehzad in second Test

30 Oct 2014

Abu Dhabi: Pakistan lost opener Ahmed Shehzad before reaching 82-1 at lunch on the opening day of the second and final Test in Abu Dhabi on Thursday.

Pakistan,   Australia,   Ahmed Shehzad,   Abu Dhabhi Test,   Mohammed Hafeez,   Glen Maxwell,  
Eighth Delhi International Arts <strong>Festival</strong> begins

Eighth Delhi International Arts Festival begins

29 Oct 2014

New Delhi: The Eighth Delhi International Arts Festival, one of India's most prestigious cultural festivals, began here today.

Eighth Delhi International Arts Festival,   poetry,   literature,   exhibitions,   handloom,   handicrafts,   film festivals,   a northeast carnival,   Sufi,   Qawwali,  
Kazakhstan folk dance kicks off Delhi International Arts <strong>Festival</strong>

Kazakhstan folk dance kicks off Delhi International Arts Festival

29 Oct 2014

New Delhi: Set against the backdrop of a splendidly lit Purana Qila, with Vedic hymns reverberating in the air adding a nip to a pleasant October evening, the 8th edition of the Delhi International Arts Festival kicked off here.

Kazakhstan folk dance,   DIAF,   Delhi International Arts Festival,   Kazakhstan,   Bharatnatyam,   A Woman Alone,  
4 more polio cases found in <strong>Pakistan</strong>; tally jumps to 231

4 more polio cases found in Pakistan; tally jumps to 231

30 Oct 2014

Islamabad: At least four new polio cases have been reported in Pakistan, taking the number of those affected this year to 231 with the county's fight against the crippling disease showing no signs of improvement.

Pakistan,   Polio Cases,   National Institute of Health,   Taliban,   WHO,  
Some Muslims too celebrate Chhath in Bihar

Some Muslims too celebrate Chhath in Bihar

29 Oct 2014

Patna: Manjoor Mian, Nazma Khatoon, Ladli Begum and Mohd Nazir, all Muslims, have one thing in common -- they all celebrate Chhath, the most popular Hindu festival of Bihar. A large number of Muslims not only help to clean the banks of rivers and ponds where the devout gather, and donate money for the festival, some -- women in particular -- observe fast on account of Chhath.

Muslims,   Chhath,   Bihar,   muslims in chhath,   Hindu festival,   Chhath fasting,   god sun,  
Shahi Imam stirs controversy; invites Sharif, not Modi at son's anointment ceremony

Shahi Imam stirs controversy; invites Sharif, not Modi at son's anointment ceremony

30 Oct 2014

New Delhi: Shahi Imam of Delhi's Jama Masjid Syed Ahmed Bukhari on Thursday triggered a controversy by inviting Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif as well as political leaders in India but not Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the anointment ceremony of his son on November 22.

New Delhi,   Shahi Imam,   Delhi,   Jama Masjid,   Syed Ahmed Bukhari,   controversy,   Pakistan Prime Minister,   Nawaz Sharif,   political leaders,   India,   Prime Minister,   Narendra Modi,  
1st phase poll notification in Jharkhand on Tuesday

1st phase poll notification in Jharkhand on Tuesday

28 Oct 2014

Ranchi: The Election Commission has effected a minor reschedule by notifying the November 25 first phase Assembly polls tomorrow instead of October 29, as was decided earlier, said an election officer.

Election Commission,   Assembly polls,   Jharkhand,   Chhath Festival,   ,  

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