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Mukesh Bhatt new president of Producers Guild


September 17th, 2012 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) Filmmaker Mukesh Bhatt has taken over from Ramesh Sippy as the president of the Film & Television Producers Guild of India here Monday. He says he ... Read more...

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Visiting father’s birthplace fulfilled old desire: Manto’s daughters


September 8th, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Overwhelmed by the welcome they received in India, the daughters of legendary Urdu writer Saadat Hassan Manto say visiting the village where their father was ... Read more...

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Ruined Jesus Fresco Inspires Online Competition


August 31st, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Madrid, Aug 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Spanish cultural officials were shocked when pensioner Cecilia Gimenez tried to work on a painting of Jesus and left it looking like a hairy monkey that was ... Read more...

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Olympics: Obama congratulates Cameron on success


August 13th, 2012 - 6:37 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 13 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Sunday called British Prime Minister David Cameron to congratulate him on the success of the London Olympics."President Obama called Prime Minister ... Read more...

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O.M.G., it’s almost 100 years old!


August 7th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) It's one of the most common phrases among British and US teenagers today, but it seems O.M.G. (Oh! My! God!) was first used almost 100 years ... Read more...

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SP distances from Siddiqui for Modi interview


July 28th, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) The Samajwadi Party (SP) Saturday clearly distanced itself from Shahid Siddiqui, saying he had long ago quit the party and was not even a ... Read more...

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Staff payments would lessen producers’ burden: Mukesh Bhatt


July 27th, 2012 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 27 (IANS) Mukesh Bhatt, vice president of the Film and Producers Guild of India, says it was important to take the decision of staff payments by actors themselves ... Read more...

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Einstein was right… higher you live, faster you age!


July 24th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) The true nature of Albert Einstein's theory that time is a relative concept and the higher you live above sea level, the faster you should age, ... Read more...

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We thought he would come back: Hema Malini


July 18th, 2012 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 18 (IANS) Veteran actress Hema Malini is in shock after hearing about the demise of Rajesh Khanna and says she always hoped that he would recover."We always thought ... Read more...

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Women really have better IQ than men


July 15th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 15 (IANS) Men may now need to think twice before questioning a woman's intelligence at home or in the office. Psychologists have found female IQ scores have risen ... Read more...

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This lightbulb has burnt on for over 100 years


July 14th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 14 (IANS) One may expect a household electricity bulb to last over a decade. But a hundred years? Believe it or not, one of Britain's oldest lightbulbs ... Read more...

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Sushil Kumar’s act on ‘Jhalak…’ impresses Abhishek (With Images)


June 23rd, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 23 (IANS) Sushil Kumar, who became an overnight sensation after winning Rs.5 crore on "Kaun Banega Crorepati 5", hosted by megastar Amitabh Bachchan, left the latter's son ... Read more...

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Time to take Indian cinema to global audience: Shabana


June 7th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, June 7 (IANS) The Indian film industry completes 100 years in 2013 and veteran actress Shabana Azmi says it's time to take it on to the global platform and ... Read more...

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Hangal back in action at 97, says age no bar


May 29th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 29 (IANS) Once an actor always an actor. Quite true for 97-year-old A.K. Hangal, who wears grease paint despite the ripe age in a role in the television ... Read more...

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Prasoon Joshi writes anthem for Indian cinema centenary


May 26th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) With Indian cinema celebrating its glorious 100 years, Bollywood seems to be charged up for the event. Renowned lyricist Prasoon Joshi has written a centenary ... Read more...

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‘Madhubala’ shot in Ramoji Film City


May 26th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Most Hindi TV shows are shot in Mumbai's Film City, but the makers of "Madhubala...Ek Ishq, Ek Junoon" went a step ahead and shot its ... Read more...

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Discarded Sarwan scores second century for Leicestershire


May 17th, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Leicester, May 17 (IANS/CMC) Even as West Indies prepare to field a novice top order in the first Test against England, discarded batsman Ramnaresh Sarwan, a seasoned former member of their ... Read more...

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Film on Indian cinema’s 100 years not documentary: Zoya Akhtar


May 8th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 8 (IANS) Four diverse filmmakers Anurag Kashyp, Karan Johar, Dibakar Banerjee and Zoya Akhtar have joined hands for a film called "Bombay Talkies" -- a tribute to ... Read more...

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Museum on Indian Cinema to be ready by May 2013: Soni


May 3rd, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) A museum on Indian cinema, being built in Mumbai, chronicling the history of the industry and its global impact, will be readied by May ... Read more...

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Zoya Akhtar denies making documentary on Indian cinema


April 24th, 2012 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 24 (IANS) Director Zoya Akhtar has brushed off rumours that she is planning to shoot a documentary to commemorate 100 years of Indian cinema. However, she had dropped ... Read more...

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100-year-old Chinese book mentioned Titanic


April 10th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 10 (IANS) The story of the Titanic shipwreck has been found in a Chinese textbook for primary school students published 100 years ago, China Daily reported Tuesday.The book ... Read more...

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Titanic wreckage to become Unesco heritage


April 6th, 2012 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, April 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) On the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic, its wreckage will become underwater cultural heritage protected by the Unesco, under a convention ratified ... Read more...

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Winslet’s fears over nude scene in ‘Titanic 3D’


March 29th, 2012 - 3:55 am ICT by IANS
London, March 29 (IANS) Actress Kate Winslet is apprehensive about how her naked scene in the 1997 film "Titanic" will look in the movie's forthcoming 3D Version."I'm not going to ... Read more...

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A fashion show to mark 100 years of Bihar (With Image)


March 27th, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) Bihar-born designers Samant Chauhan and Arun Tiwari are set to mark 100 years of Bihar with a fashion show called "Silks of Bihar".Eco Tasar Silk ... Read more...

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Bihar is 100 years old


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 22 (IANS) Bihar turned 100 years old Thursday, with the government declaring a holiday to mark the start of three days of celebrations.It was on this day when ... Read more...

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India’s first common bird monitoring system launched


March 20th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) India's first bird monitoring system for common birds was Tuesday launched by Mumbai-based Nature Forever Society (NFS), an organisation working for the protection of common ... Read more...

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Patna gets the blues during Bihar centenary celebrations


March 19th, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 19 (IANS) The Bihar capital will turn blue, literally, during the three-day centenary celebrations of the founding of the state this week.In a half-page advertisement in local Hindi ... Read more...

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Delhi can’t run without Bihar: Nitish


March 18th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said Sunday the people of his state were a "necessity" for Delhi and the Indian capital "can't run without Bihar".Speaking ... Read more...

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Virus may infect America, warns health group


March 4th, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 4 (IANS) An international agency working to improve health and living standards among the countries in the Americas has warned about the risk of the introduction of mosquito-borne ... Read more...

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Carbon emissions could wipeout marine species


March 3rd, 2012 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
London, March 2 (IANS) Carbon emissions are acidifying oceans at a faster rate than at any time in the past 300 million years, raising the prospect of ecological catastrophe in ... Read more...

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Demand for nutrition food to grow in India: Nestle


February 6th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Feb 6 (IANS) Global nutrition major Nestle sees potential growth for its food products that meet specific dietary needs not met through normal diets in India due to changing ... Read more...

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PNB’s total business reaches Rs 6.21 lakh crore


January 22nd, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 22 (IANS) State-run Punjab National Bank Sunday said its total business reached Rs 6.21 lakh crore at the end of the third quarter of fiscal 2011-12, registering a ... Read more...

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Sonia questions Akalis on Punjab’s poor (Lead)


January 19th, 2012 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kapurthala (Punjab), Jan 19 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Thursday questioned the development claims of the Shiromani Akali Dal-Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) government in Punjab, pointing out that over ... Read more...

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Indian cinema’s centenary celebrations to begin at Apsara awards


January 18th, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) The celebrations of 100 years of Indian cinema will be flagged off at the seventh edition of Chevrolet Apsara Awards at Mumbai's Yash Raj Studios ... Read more...

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Russia warming at alarming pace


January 17th, 2012 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Temperatures in Russia in the past century rose at twice the rate of warming in the rest of the world, the emergencies ministry said."Despite ongoing ... Read more...

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