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Why is Karan upset with the Khans?


September 6th, 2012 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 6 (IANS) Filmmaker Karan Johar's film "Student of The Year" releases alongside his protege Nikhil Advani's animation film "Delhi Safari" Oct 19 and he blames the Khans ... Read more...

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Rajesh Khanna gets few visitors at Lilavati


July 1st, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 1 (IANS) Rajesh Khanna, one of the most successful stars of Hindi cinema, has been undergoing treatment in Lilavati Hospital here for eight days now but the ... Read more...

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Advani pockets billiards title


June 22nd, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 22 (IANS) Defending champion Pankaj Advani, with seven World titles to his credit, showed who the boss was as he beat Balachandra Bhaskar 1001-802 in the final of ... Read more...

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NDA to decide presidential nominee Sunday


June 16th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance will meet Sunday morning to decide on its nominee for the July 19 presidential poll, BJP spokesperson ... Read more...

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Aditya gets India Asian snooker title after eight years


April 29th, 2012 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Doha, April 29 (IANS) Aditya Mehta defeated compatriot Pankaj Advani in the final to give India the Asian Snooker Championship title after eight years here Sunday.In an all-India final, Aditya ... Read more...

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Mehta sparkles with 134 break at National snooker


January 31st, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 31 (IANS) Defending champion Aditya Mehta (PSPB) recorded a break of 134 on the second day of the 78th National Snooker Championship here Tuesday as he lined ... Read more...

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Advani leads way into last 16 of World snooker


December 1st, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 1 (IANS) Even as veteran Yasin Merchant bid adieu to the sport, 26-year old National champion Pankaj Advani, along with Alok Kumar and Kamal Chawala, moved into the ... Read more...

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Eight Indians for World snooker


November 23rd, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 23 (IANS) Junior national champion Lalrina Lenthei and veteran Yasin Merchant have been given wild card entries and will join six other Indians, including former champion Pankaj ... Read more...

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Some directors do pay for good reviews: Nikhil Advani


October 19th, 2011 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) A film reviewer can be a director's best friend or worst enemy. It was hence not surprising, when to a question about whether he knew ... Read more...

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BJP parliamentary board will decide on PM candidate


September 28th, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday said the party's parliamentary board will decide if the 2014 general elections would be fought under collective leadership ... Read more...

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Over 100 Indian films shot in Thailand annually


August 20th, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 20 (IANS) Bollywood and ad filmmakers are making a beeline for Thailand with over 100 films being shot by Indian producers in the Southeast Asian nation annually, ... Read more...

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Indian American jailed for sexual abuse on plane


August 16th, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 16 (IANS) A 65-year-old Indian American has been sentenced to a year in federal prison and fined $10,000 for sexually abusing a woman while she slept on ... Read more...

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Maiden national snooker title for Aditya Mehta


August 9th, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 9 (IANS) Mumbai's Aditya Mehta got his script spot on as he vanquished the seasoned Alok Kumar, his Petroleum Sports Promotion Board team-mate, 6-2 in the final to ... Read more...

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Close battles in the offing in National Billiards and Snooker


July 17th, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 17 (IANS) The National Billiards and Snooker championships return to Chennai after a five-year break with a bouquet of categories that include sub-junior, juniors, women and men as ... Read more...

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Indian excels in Asian junior squash


June 23rd, 2011 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Amman (Jordan), June 23 (IANS) India's Aparajitha Balamurukan made her maiden appearance in the girls under-19 semi-finals of the Asian Junior Squash Championships after defeating higher ranked 3/4 seed Ka ... Read more...

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Billiards player Mukesh Rehani no more


June 10th, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) Mukesh Rehani, 52, a former India No.2 billiards player, passed away here on Friday after suffering a heart attack. He leaves behind his wife and ... Read more...

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BJP taking politics ‘from Ram to Ramdev’, says Digvijay


June 7th, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 7 (IANS) Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh Tuesday flayed the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for "reducing their politics from Ram to Ramdev".Talking to mediapersons here, Singh accused ... Read more...

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BJP wants Shunglu Committee report on Commonwealth Games tabled in Parliament


March 25th, 2011 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar.25 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party walked out of the Lok Sabha today, over the Government's delay in tabling the Shunglu Committee report, probing the alleged irregularities in the ... Read more...

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Make sports a part of school curriculum, urges Ranbir Kapoor


March 15th, 2011 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) It's time to play, says Bollywood heartthrob Ranbir Kapoor who has joined a campaign to urge school authorities to make sports a part of ... Read more...

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Symonds essays role in Bollywood flick ‘Patiala House’


February 10th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Feb.10 (ANI): Semi-retired Australian all-rounder Andrew Symonds, it seems, is truly embracing India.He has essayed a role in a Bollywood film - Patiala House - which features noted actor Akshay ... Read more...

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Karnataka crisis: BJP leaders meet President Patil


January 24th, 2011 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 24 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) delegation led by senior leader LK Advani met President Pratibha Patil on Monday and sought the removal of Karnataka Governor H R ... Read more...

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Nitin Gadkari pulls up government on corruption inaction


January 17th, 2011 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Jan 17 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Nitin Gadkari compared the Congress-led UPA Government to a band of dacoits for its perceived inaction on the issue of corruption.Addressing a ... Read more...

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‘Patiala House’ about getting second chance in life: Nikhil Advani


January 3rd, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) Bollywood director Nikhil Advani says his forthcoming Akshay Kumar-starrer "Patiala House" is about chasing one's dreams despite facing failures.Inspired by the England cricket team's first Sikh ... Read more...

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Fairly satisfactory year for Indian cue sports (2010 in Retrospect)


December 25th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar Chennai, Dec 25 (IANS) To say the least, it has been a fairly satisfactory year for Indian cueists, notably Pankaj Advani, the country's No.1 exponent. Although only 25, Advani has ... Read more...

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Digvijay now targets Advani, BJP seeks apology from Congress


December 12th, 2010 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh Sunday said he never blamed right-wing groups for the killing of Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) chief Hemant Karkare but alleged Bharatiya ... Read more...

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Never had three-film deal with Yash Raj: Anushka Sharma (Interview)


December 8th, 2010 - 9:56 am ICT by IANS
By Robin Bansal New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) Anushka Sharma made a dazzling debut with Yash Raj Films' (YRF) "Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi" and her next was also from the same ... Read more...

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Imbroglio continues as NDA stay put to its demand


December 3rd, 2010 - 7:46 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec.3 (ANI): The impasse over the 2G-spectrum scam continues as BJP sticked to its demand for a Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC).Senior BJP leader LK Advani told reporters that the ... Read more...

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Asian Games: Indira Gowda loses in 8-ball pool prequarters


November 17th, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 17 (IANS) It turned out to be another uneventful day for India in cue sports as Indira Gowda lost 4-5 to Thuy Vi Duon of Vietnam in the pre-quarterfinals of ... Read more...

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Asian Games billiards: Medals elude Indian cueists on fourth day


November 16th, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 16 (IANS) India's medal-winning streak in cue sports came to a halt Tuesday with Dharmender Singh Lily, Alok Kumar and Manan Chandra crashing out of their respective events at ... Read more...

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Asian Games billiards: Lilly, Alok lose in cue sports


November 16th, 2010 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 16 (IANS) Veteran Dharminder Singh Lilly lost 8-40 to Joji Kai of Japan in the men's carom 3 singles quarterfinals while compatriot Alok Kumar went down 4-9 to another Japanese ... Read more...

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Asian Games snooker: India men’s team win silver (Lead)


November 15th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 15 (IANS) India lost 1-3 to China and had to be content with a silver in the men's snooker team event at the Asian Games here Monday.The trio of Yasin ... Read more...

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You make us proud Pankaj, tweets Abhishek (Movie Snippets)


November 15th, 2010 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) Bollywood star Abhishek Bachchan has congratulated Pankaj Advani for winning the first gold for India in the English billiards singles event of the Asian Games in ... Read more...

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Asian Games billiards: Advani wins gold, Alok settles for silver (Roundup)


November 14th, 2010 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 14 (IANS) India opened their account in the cue sports with defending champion Pankaj Advani winning the gold in the men's English billiards singles while Alok Kumar had to be ... Read more...

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Tandon shocks top seed Dixit for junior squash title


October 29th, 2010 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 29 (IANS) Second seed Ramit Tandon provided the only surprise result of the day when he beat Asian junior champion Ravi Dixit in the all-Tamil Nadu boys under-19 final of ... Read more...

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Record entries for National Junior Squash Championships


October 24th, 2010 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 24(IANS) A record 567 entries have been received for the Sub-junior and Junior National Squash Championships commencing here Monday with hosts Tamil Nadu accounting for 157 players.There will be 10 ... Read more...

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