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‘Barfi!’ wins hearts, collects over Rs.34 crore in first weekend


September 17th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Ranbir Kapoor's endearing portrayal of a deaf and mute boy in Anurag Basu's "Barfi!" has left the viewers, critics and the box office wearing a ... Read more...

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‘Weight-loss procedures lack standardization and proficiency’


September 11th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 11 (IANS) None of the weight-loss solutions currently available in the country are functioning on any reliable logical science, leading to short term weight loss and several linked ... Read more...

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Instrumental tunes save ‘Joker’ soundtrack (IANS Music Review)


August 6th, 2012 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Joker"; Music Directors: G.V. Prakash Kumar and Gaurav Dagaonkar; Lyricist: Shirish Kunder; Singers: Sunidhi Chauhan, Adarsh Shinde, Udit Narayan, Daler Mehndi, Sonu Kakkar and Shweta Pandit; Rating: **1/2"Joker" marks the ... Read more...

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‘Eega’ - fly’s revenge drama rocks box office


July 12th, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Director S.S. Rajamouli's innovative and technically brilliant bilingual film like "Eega" has not only rocked the box office down south by earning Rs.17 crore net ... Read more...

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‘Vicky Donor’ earns Rs.13.40 crore, Shoojit Sircar ecstatic


April 25th, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) "Vicky Donor" is going places. After receiving rave reviews from the critics as well as the audiences, it has earned Rs.13.40 crore in the opening ... Read more...

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Under flak, Chavan meets Sonia, PM


April 21st, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan Saturday met Congress president Sonia Gandhi to apprise her of the political situation in the state in the face ... Read more...

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Adarsh Society probe interim report likely Friday


April 12th, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 12 (IANS) The interim report of the two-member commission probing the Adarsh Society scam, related to the housing society originally meant for war heroes and Kargil widows, is ... Read more...

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Salman wants to re-visit Kashmir (Movie Snippets)


April 3rd, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 3 (IANS) Actor Salman Khan, whose work keeps him so busy that he never gets time to see places as a traveller, says he wants to re-visit ... Read more...

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Tejinder Singh files defamation case against army chief (Lead)


March 27th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) Lt Gen (retd) Tejinder Singh Tuesday filed a criminal defamation case against army chief Gen V.K. Singh in a Delhi court following allegations of bribery ... Read more...

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Shivraj Chouhan flip-flop on railway budget


March 14th, 2012 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, March 14 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan Wednesday did a flip-flop on the railway budget for 2012-13, first welcoming it and then criticising it.Initially, Chouhan welcomed ... Read more...

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Court slams CBI, ED over Adarsh society probe


February 28th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 28 (IANS) The Bombay High Court Tuesday slammed the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and other central agencies for lapses in the ongoing probe into the Adarsh Society ... Read more...

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SP workers clash with police during FDI protests


December 1st, 2011 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 1 (IANS) Samajwadi Party (SP) activists Thursday clashed with the police and were baton charged in this Uttar Pradesh capital while protesting the central government decision to allow ... Read more...

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Advani plays down graft charges in Karnataka BJP


October 30th, 2011 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 30 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani late Sunday played down the slew of graft charges faced by the ruling party in Karnataka at a ... Read more...

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Woman swims for 12 hours to save herself


September 24th, 2011 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 24 (IANS) Her husband threw her into a river to get rid off her probably not knowing that she was a good swimmer. Amrita Kumari is alive, but ... Read more...

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Niger Delta youths learn skills from India


September 9th, 2011 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Abuja (Nigeria), Sep 9 (IANS) India is helping to provide skills to over 200 youths from Nigeria's oil-rich Niger Delta where there have been years of unrest, said a senior ... Read more...

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Delhi shop and factory workers cry foul


August 14th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Rakesh Soni, a 42-year-old worker at a factory in north Delhi's Karawal Nagar Industrial Area, will be busy polishing metals Monday when most will be ... Read more...

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J.Dey, Josy Joseph get Prem Bhatia Award


August 11th, 2011 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Late Mid-Day crime reporter J. Dey and the Times of India journalist Josy Joseph were Thursday jointly presented the prestigious Prem Bhatia Award for excellence ... Read more...

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Now, Digvijay feels Ashok Chavan, Suresh Kalmadi are ‘innocent’


July 11th, 2011 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, July 11 (IANS) Scam-tainted Congress leaders - former Maharashtra chief minister Ashok Chavan and Pune MP Suresh Kalmadi - Monday got the sympathy of party general secretary Digvijay ... Read more...

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Saregama India, Timbre Media to launch genre-based radio channels


July 7th, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 7 (IANS) Music label Saregama India Ltd and Timbre Media Pvt Ltd have joined hands to provide genre-based radio channels to Indian listeners.The Saregama India-Timbre Media strategic alliance ... Read more...

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‘Delhi Belly’ minting money


July 3rd, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Aamir Khan's home production "Delhi Belly" has broken the dry spell at box office by earning Rs.15.65 crore on its first two days despite ... Read more...

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Adarsh probe: Two former chief ministers summoned


May 11th, 2011 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 11 (IANS) Two former Maharashtra chief ministers were Wednesday summoned by a state government-appointed commission inquiring into the sale of high rise flats meant for war widows to ... Read more...

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Marathons, street plays in BJP’s anti-graft campaign


April 5th, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will conduct marathon races and street plays as part of its nationwide "jan sangarsh (public struggle)" against the central ... Read more...

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Richa Sharma builds temple as tribute to parents


March 26th, 2011 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Singer Richa Sharma, popular for songs like "Billo rani", "Sajda" and "Zor ka jhatka", has built a Sai temple at her birthplace Faridabad in memory ... Read more...

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Decision on JPC before Wednesday, says Bansal (Lead)


February 18th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) Ahead of parliament's budget session beginning Monday, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal said Friday that a decision on forming a joint parliamentary committee (JPC) ... Read more...

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Notice to environment ministry on Adarsh society’s plea


February 17th, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 17 (IANS) The Bombay High Court Thursday sought the response of the union environment ministry on a petition by members of the scam-hit Adarsh Housing Society challenging the ministry's order ... Read more...

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Dead serious about bringing to book wrongdoers: PM (Second Lead)


February 16th, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) The government was "dead serious" about bringing to book all wrongdoers regardless of their position, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, besieged by a series of corruption charges, ... Read more...

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Wrong to say India is scam-driven country: PM (Lead)


February 16th, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) Besieged by a series of corruption charges against his government, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday said it was wrong to say India is a "scam-driven" country ... Read more...

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Not afraid of JPC, dead serious about bringing wrongdoers to book: Manmohan Singh


February 16th, 2011 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 16 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh today made it clear that he is not afraid of facing the Joint Parliamentary Committee probe in the 2G scam as ... Read more...

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Post-Adarsh scam, Chavan reassures builders


February 4th, 2011 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 4 (IANS) With the builders in Maharashtra running scared in the aftermath of the Adarsh Housing Society scam, Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan Friday sought to assure that those who came ... Read more...

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Ashok Chavan made undue recommendations in Adarsh, says FIR


February 2nd, 2011 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 1 (IANS) Former Maharashtra chief minister Ashok Chavan allegedly made undue recommendations to allow allocation to civilians in the scam-hit Adarsh Society during his tenure as the state's revenue minister, ... Read more...

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Karmapa issue already under investigation: Antony


January 31st, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 31 (ANI): Defence Minister A K Antony on Monday said the Karmapa Lama issue is already under investigation, and added that the concerned agencies are investigating the case in ... Read more...

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UPA is looting the country: Gadkari


January 29th, 2011 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 29 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari Saturday said the 2G spectrum scam will bring down the United Progressive Alliance government and added that former communications minister ... Read more...

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We want parliament to function: Gurudas Dasgupta


January 22nd, 2011 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 22 (IANS) Senior Communist Party of India (CPI) leader Gurudas Dasgupta Saturday said his party was against parliament's budget session being stalled over the demand for a joint parliamentary ... Read more...

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Congress never cared for poor but enriched itself, says Gadkari


January 17th, 2011 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 17 (IANS) The Congress party was never serious about the problems of the poor and peasants in the country, Bharatiya Janata Party president Nitin Gadkari said here Monday.After ruling ... Read more...

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Maharashtra wants information commissioner removed


January 11th, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 11 (IANS) The Maharashtra cabinet Tuesday decided to recommend the removal of State Information Commissioner Ramanand Tiwari for his alleged involvement in the Adarsh Co-operative Housing Society scam in Mumbai.A ... Read more...

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