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Nation

A group of persons with a common identity completely separate from other groups. There is no consensus as to what separates a nation from, say, an ethnic group beyond wide acceptance of a group's identity as a nation. Many nations also have their own states or countries, though most countries are multinational.
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I encourage all MTNA members to embrace this endeavor and to do their part to teach the national anthem to their students.
Mike Pence has been known to give a high respect to the national anthem of the US.
On Sunday, Fergie gave the National Anthem a jazzy rendition, and the viewers, as well as the athletes and other celebrities at the event, were not very pleased with her version.
But the Supreme Court had ruled that the national anthem should be played before the screening of films in cinema halls, and that all should 'stand up in respect.
Existing laws don't penalise or force any person to stand up or sing the national anthem.
The bench, also comprising Justices A M Khanwilkar and DY Chandrachud, said the committee should comprehensively look into all the aspects relating to the playing of national anthem and allowed the petitioners to make representations before the panel.
Could be it only opens when a redheaded lass sings the national anthem of Atlantis at three o'clock on a Thursday.
Some years ago, the idea of removing Fianna Fail from our national anthem was mooted by a number of figures connected with Fine Gael.
The national anthem is a potent symbol, but playing it before every film screening is a case of overkill.
The management of the theatre lodged a complaint with police, stating that the three persons did not stand up when the national anthem was played when all others in the cinema hall were standing,' Deputy Commissioner of Police P V Padmaja told a news gathering agency.
which now prescribed punishment for dishonour of national flag and constitution only, to include the national anthem also.
However, no one then felt the zeal to move the court and get an order imposed and push patriotism down people's throat because no one believed one was a traitor if one did not sing the National Anthem or moved out.

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