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Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra mourns loss of mother


September 10th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Filmmaker Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra is mourning the loss of his mother, who passed away after prolonged illness.Mehra's mother Annapurna passed away Saturday night here. ... Read more...

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‘Shirdi Sai’ first Telugu film to release in Africa: Nagarjuna (Interview)


September 5th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 5 (IANS) Southern superstar Nagarjuna says his "Shirdi Sai" will be the first Telugu film to release in Africa and that the story will be uplifting and touching.Directed ... Read more...

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Happiest day of my life: Pranab’s elder sister


July 25th, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kirnahar (West Bengal), July 25 (IANS) "Happy, happy, happy. I'm endlessly happy", said Annapurna Banerjee as she sat here glued to the TV set watching her younger brother Pranab ... Read more...

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Pranab avoided going to school, says elder sister


July 22nd, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kirnahar (West Bengal), July 22 (IANS) As a child, President-elect Pranab Mukherjee did not like to go to school but liked to play a priest, his elder sister Annapurna ... Read more...

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Pranab receives tumultuous welcome on arrival in Kolkata


June 22nd, 2012 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 22 (IANS) Union Finance Minister and United Progressive Alliance presidential nominee Pranab Mukherjee arrived in the city Friday night to a tumultuous welcome by Congress workers.Mukherjee, who ... Read more...

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You will be president one day: Sister told Pranab


June 16th, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 16 (IANS) Pranab Mukherjee, who seems set to become the 13th president of India, once wished to be reborn even as a horse in the president's elite ... Read more...

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Bengal celebrates Pranab’s candidature (Lead)


June 16th, 2012 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata/Mirati, June 15 (IANS) Having missed the bus 16 years ago when then chief minister Jyoti Basu could not become the prime minister following objections from his own party, ... Read more...

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Pranab’s village in Bengal celebrates his candidature


June 15th, 2012 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mirati (West Bengal), June 15 (IANS) Mirati, a sleepy village in West Bengal's Birbhum district, has suddenly woken up to festivities after its famous son, union Finance Minister Pranab ... Read more...

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Bengal exults at Pranab’s candidature


June 15th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 15 (IANS) Having missed the bus 17 years ago when Jyoti Basu could not become the prime minister following objections form his own party, West Bengal Friday ... Read more...

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Nepal flood toll reaches 26


May 9th, 2012 - 2:51 am ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 9 (IANS) The toll in the Nepal's Seti river floods triggered by an avalanche in the Annapurna range has risen to 26 with police recovering more bodies Tuesday.According ... Read more...

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Delhi mayor attacks chief minister over women’s safety


May 8th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) Mayor of South Delhi Savita Gupta Tuesday attacked Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit over the rising cases of crime against women in the capital, ... Read more...

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Death toll in Nepal flood rises to 19


May 7th, 2012 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 7 (IANS) The death toll in the floods in the Seti River in western Nepal triggered by an avalanche in the Annapurna range has risen to 19 with ... Read more...

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Compensation announced for Nepalese flood victims


May 6th, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 6 (IANS) The families of those killed in the devastating flood in Nepal will get a relief package of $1,500 each, Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai announced Sunday.According to ... Read more...

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Nine dead in Nepal road accident


May 6th, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 6 (IANS) At least nine people were killed in a road accident Sunday in Nepal's Kaski district where an avalanche-triggered flood has created havoc since Saturday, local media ... Read more...

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Nepal flood toll rises to 15, many missing (Lead)


May 6th, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 6 (IANS) At least 15 people have been killed and dozens of others are still missing in Nepal following an avalanche in the country' Annapurna range which triggered ... Read more...

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Nepal flood toll reaches 15: Reports


May 6th, 2012 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 6 (IANS) As many as 15 people have been killed and many are still missing following an avalanche in Nepal's Annapurna range which triggered a massive flood in ... Read more...

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13 killed, dozens missing in Nepal flood (Lead)


May 5th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 5 (IANS) At least 13 people died and dozens of others, including three Russians, went missing after an avalanche in Nepal's Annapurna range triggered a massive flood in ... Read more...

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Eight killed in Nepal flood


May 5th, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 5 (IANS) At least eight people were killed and dozens of others were missing after an avalanche in Nepal's Annapurna range triggered a massive flood in the Seti ... Read more...

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Concept to can: luring Hollywood to Hyderabad (With Images)


April 17th, 2012 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 17 (IANS) Three decades after his father, legendary Telugu actor Akkineni Nageswara Rao, started the Telugu film industry's migration from Madras (now Chennai) to Hyderabad, his actor ... Read more...

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Annapurna builds world-class film studios in Hyderabad


April 14th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 14 (IANS) Annapurna Studios, one of the leading film production centres in India, Saturday announced it has added five state-of-the-art studios with an investment of Rs.100 crore. The ... Read more...

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Reliance MediaWorks, Annapurna Studios join hands


October 20th, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Reliance MediaWorks Limited has joined hands with Hyderabad-based Annapurna Studios to manage and operate their studio facility.Founded by the legendary Telugu actor Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Annapurna ... Read more...

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Septuagenarian retreats from Nepal peak, vows to return


October 11th, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Jomsom (Nepal), Oct 11 (IANS/EFE) The Spanish septuagenarian with ambitions to become the oldest mountaineer to climb the 14 highest peaks on the planet, completed his descent Monday from the ... Read more...

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Police begin investigations against Nagarjuna


October 2nd, 2011 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 2 (IANS) Hyderabad police Saturday began investigations against leading Telugu actor Akkineni Nagarjuna, who was booked for allegedly abusing a woman journalist and for criminal intimidation. Police sources ... Read more...

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Nepal quake fails to jolt India’s youngest Everest hero


September 21st, 2011 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Sep 21 (IANS) The major temblor that unleashed death and devastation in northeastern India and affected parts of Nepal, Tibet and Bhutan Sunday, killing over 80 people in the ... Read more...

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Karnataka governor accepts ombudsman’s resignation


September 20th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 20 (IANS) Karnataka Governor H.R. Bhardwaj Tuesday accepted the resignation of Lokayukta Shivaraj V. Patil, who quit late Monday after a row over his buying a housing plot, ... Read more...

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Hurt Lokayukta cautions media against ‘malicious campaign’


September 20th, 2011 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 19 (IANS) Karnataka Lokayukta, Justice (Retd) Shivaraj V. Patil, who resigned Monday following a row over his buying a housing plot, cautioned the media against malicious campaign on ... Read more...

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Karnataka Lokayukta Patil resigns over housing site row


September 19th, 2011 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 19 (IANS) Karnataka Lokayukta Justice (Retd) Shivaraj Virupanna Patil Monday resigned 47 days after assuming office amid charges that he and his wife had bought two residential ... Read more...

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Noted Telugu film actor launches film, media institute


June 30th, 2011 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 30 (IANS) Veteran Telugu actor Akkineni Nageswara Rao and his actor son Nagarjuna Thursday launched their media institute, the International Institute of Film and Media, here.The institute, that ... Read more...

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Details of Mamata’s travel as union minister to be shared


June 22nd, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed the railway ministry to furnish details of the domestic and foreign travel by former minister Mamata Banerjee ... Read more...

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Osama’s death inspires new Hollywood movies


May 15th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 15 (IANS) The killing of Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden by US special forces in a top secret mission in Pakistan has inspired a range of action ... Read more...

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Tagore makes his way into traditional scroll art


March 28th, 2011 - 9:29 am ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, March 28 (IANS) The traditional 'patachitra' artists-cum-performers of rural West Bengal have adopted Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore as their muse on his 150th birth anniversary this year.One hundred families ... Read more...

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Husband, son kill Delhi police sub-inspector


March 26th, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) A woman sub-inspector of police was allegedly strangulated with an electric wire by her husband and minor son over a financial dispute at her residence ... Read more...

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Jharkhand speaker questions officials’ absence from house


March 17th, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, March 17 (IANS) Jharkhand Assembly Speaker C.P. Singh Thursday expressed unhappiness over government officials' absence from the assembly and asked the government to inform the house about action initiated ... Read more...

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Nepal’s casino kingdom faces guillotine


February 12th, 2011 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Feb 12 (IANS) The fate of eight of Nepal's 10 casinos, once a major tourist attraction, lies in jeopardy with the owners failing to pay the money owed to ... Read more...

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Pride Of Telugu Cinema, Nageshwara Rao Gets Padma Vibhushan


January 26th, 2011 - 12:56 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Akkineni Nageshwara Rao has been awarded yet another honour by the government of India. Recognizing his contribution to the growth of Telugu Film industry both by being an actor par ... Read more...

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