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Kite runners, this Sankranti

Uday Kuckian/Rediff.com brings you glimpses Of Makar Sankranti, the kite-flying festival. As winter fades and the sun's warmth begins, India celebrates one of its oldest and most important......

'Modi-Obama' kites a rage in Gujarat this Makar Sankranti

With the country all set to welcome United States President Barack Obama for the Republic Day in New Delhi, the 'Modi-Obama' kites are the flavour this season in Gujarat for the upcoming Makar......

'Aastha' to drive a tenth of India to Maha Kumbh Mela

Maha Kumbh Mela, that began at Sangam in Allahabad on the Makar Sankranti day on Monday, is expected to attract nearly 11 crore people, setting a new record for world's largest gathering. Sharat......

PM, Prez greet nation on Lohri, Makar Sankranti

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, has greeted the nation on the occasion of Lohri, Makar Sankranti and Pongal. In his message, Dr Singh said that these festivals mark the joy and hope that a new......

PHOTOS: Devotees throng Gangasagar on Makar Sankranti

Over eight lakh devotees from all over the country have so far taken the holy dip in the Ganges on the auspicious occasion of Makar Sankranti on Sunday, officials said. The devotees, including......

Air Deccan to release Rs 7 tickets

Air Deccan, as part of 'Makar Sankranti' bonanza, has announced the release of300,000 tickets at Rs 7 (plus taxes) available for travel in February and March 2007 across all sectors. The booking......

Rajan's rate-cut message to Modi: Now fix the budget

The central bank is not statutorily independent from the government, but it enjoys broad autonomy in setting monetary policy.  Image: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley (L) and RBI Governor......

Sikka meets Modi; dedicates $250 mn to innovate in India

Infosys chief executive officer Vishal Sikka on Wednesday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and disclosed that his company will spend $250 million (over Rs 1,500 crore) to fund innovations in......

Nearly 500 US cos keen to participate in Vibrant Gujarat 2015

As many as eight nations are participating in Gujarat government's flagship biennial event With US participating for the first time in Gujarat government's flagship investment event, around 500......

Gujarat is growing fast, and for a good reason

Gujarat has been in the news for three reasons this month. The first is, of course, the Vibrant Gujarat investment festival coinciding with the Makar Sankranti season in the state. With the......

Bollywood celebrates Pongal and Makar Sankranti!

Here's what your favourite Bollywood celebrities are tweeting. Bollywood stars turned to Twitter and tweeted their wishes for Pongal and Makar Sankranti. Here's what they said:......

Akshay, Shah Rukh, Hrithik: How off-duty daddies spend time

Things that make you go 'awww!'Bollywood actors lead supremely busy professional lives. So it must be a real treat when they get to spend some quality time with their kids.Here's a bunch of......

Amy Jackson celebrates Pongal

A look at the top tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities: British actress Amy Jackson, whose latest Tamil film I is getting rave reviews, thanked her fans on Twitter. She......

When Shah Rukh Khan met his 3D model

A look at the top tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities: Shah Rukh Khan recently received a life-sized 3D model from his production house Red Chillies Entertainment. He shared a......

Why Salman Khan's Muslim fans are angry

Salman Khan’s latest, Jai Ho, didn’t set the cash registers ringing, and one reason could be that his diehard Muslim fans were put off by his support for Narendra Modi, says Syed......
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jameel ahmed
Q. Gudi Padwa, Ram Navami, Hanuman Jayanti, Narali Pournima, Mangala Gaur, Janmashtami, Ganeshotsav, Kojagiri, Diwali, Khandoba Festival (Champa Shashthi), Makar Sankranti, Shivaratri and Holi, of these which festivql you like most ?
Jameel Ahmed:  A.  more

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online politics
Q. Do you think Namo can win elections by flying kites with Salman Khan and appeasement like this ?
Online Politics:  A. Gatari more

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Ramesh Agarwal
Q. JAI SHRI RAM Wishing THE MAKAR SANKRANTI Fire Destroys All Pain.Worries,Sadness in your life and Brings Forth The Warmth Of Happiness, Joy and Love to all of your Family.
Ramesh Agarwal:  A. .......flying kites on makar sankranti is a custom / tradition associated with the festival......this was not done by him for winning the election. more

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AnuJHA
Q. Jan14 th Tuesday this year !5-in-1: Makar Sankranti, Pongal, Bihu, Lohri and Eid make it a festive Tuesday !Mubarak to all fellow Indians !!Wishing them all the best too !!
AnuJHA:  A. thank you. wish you the same sir.May the bonfires destroy all that is evil, and make days longer and brighter! more

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Real Estate Newsletter - January 27 to 30, 2015

Top News 11 Aspects of your Home Loan that Can't Be ignored! For most people, applying for a home loan can tedious and stressful period, and in... ...

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Sesame, the superfood

Sesame seed makes a grand appearance in January in most parts of India, around the time of Makar Sankranti. Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint Tilgul... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Leisure/hVJTrpjuo756zgzOfDq3iK/Core-ingredient-Sesame-the-superfood.html
No Janata Parivar? JD(U) & RJD merger deffered

By Jaynarain Pandey PATNA: The proposed JD(U) and RJD merger in Bihar and among the Janata Parivar at the national level " is now officially on... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/politics-and-nation/janata-dal-united-rjd-merger-put-on-hold/articleshow/46051238.cms
Importance of being Jitan Manjhi

Patna: In the roller-coaster that is Bihar politics, the question that is resonating is, just how important is Jitan Ram Manjhi. Bihar CM... ...

http://www.abplive.in/india/2015/01/29/article487871.ece/Importance-of-being-Jitan-Manjhi
Aakanksha Singh in a new love triangle on TV

Jaipur girl and television actor Aakanksha Singh's new show will be based on a love triangle. Aakanksha was first seen in the serial . Her upcoming... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/tv/news/hindi/Aakanksha-Singh-in-a-new-love-triangle-on-TV/articleshow/46042630.cms

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