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Candyfloss romance fake, says Emraan


September 11th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 11 (IANS) Known as Bollywood's serial kisser, actor Emraan Hashmi says he has never been able to understand the romantic genre, especially candyfloss one."I will never do candyfloss ... Read more...

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Both commercial, serious films important for me: Emraan Hashmi


September 9th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 9 (IANS) Emraan Hashmi, who has done films like "Murder", "Jannat", "The Dirty Picture" and "Shanghai", says success in both commercial and off-beat cinema is important for ... Read more...

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Karan Malhotra’s wife Ekta to turn director


August 24th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 24 (IANS) "Agneepath" director Karan Malhotra's wife Ekta might wield the megaphone soon too, but only once her husband's next movie, scripted by her, hits the screens."She ... Read more...

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Ayushmann won’t assist Sircar in ‘Jaffna’


August 19th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) Ayushmann Khurrana says he will not assist director Shoojit Sircar in "Jaffna" anymore due to paucity of time."After 'Vicky Donor', there was nothing, so I decided ... Read more...

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Science journalism pioneer dies


August 17th, 2012 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Aug 17 (IANS/EFE) Spanish journalist Manuel Calvo Hernando, a pioneer of reporting on science both in his homeland and in Latin America, died Thursday in Madrid. He was 88.The ... Read more...

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‘Sur-kshetra’ to simulcast on Colors, Sahara One


July 5th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) India-Pakistan singing reality show "Sur-kshetra", which features upcoming singers and judges from both sides of the border, will be simulcast on Colors and Sahara ... Read more...

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Obama leads in three swing states: poll


June 28th, 2012 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 28 (IANS) President Barack Obama leads over his likely Republican rival in the November presidential poll in three critical swing states even as voters are divided on ... Read more...

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‘Ferrari Ki..’ was a joyride: Rajesh Mapuskar


May 28th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Monday, May 28 (IANS) Director Rajesh Mapuskar, who wielded the megaphone for the first time for "Ferrari Ki Sawaari", describes his directorial debut as a joyride with a great cast ... Read more...

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Haryana official suspended for wrong map


May 19th, 2012 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 18 (IANS) A senior officer of Haryana's secondary school education department has been suspended Friday after an erroneous content, which depicted Jammu and Kashmir state not being apart ... Read more...

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‘Mere Dad Ki Maruti’ goes on floors (With Image)


May 16th, 2012 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) The shooting of "Mere Dad Ki Maruti", the third film from the Y-Films banner, has begun with model-turned-actor Saqib Saleem in the main lead.A comedy ... Read more...

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Rajeshwari understands my profession: Varun Badola


May 13th, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Actor Varun Badola praises his wife, actress Rajeshwari Sachdev, and says she doesn't fight over his erratic working hours as she understands the demands ... Read more...

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Habib Faisal says stint as cameramen inspires his films


May 10th, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 10 (IANS) Writer-director Habib Faisal, who is ready with his second directorial venture "Ishaqzaade", says whatever he observed and experienced as a cameraman with a news channel served ... Read more...

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Salman beyond a mentor for me: Arjun Kapoor


May 7th, 2012 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 7 (IANS) Arjun Kapoor comes from an affluent film family, but he seems to have a sound head on his shoulders. Making his bow in Bollywood with ... Read more...

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Biometric cards for Assam small tea growers soon


April 25th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 25 (IANS) Small tea growers in Assam will soon get biometric smart cards with a unique number.The move has been initiated by the Tea Board of India.Its executive ... Read more...

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Bhandarkar amused over ‘Fashion’ copyright case (Movie Snippets)


April 13th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar is amused by the copyright infringement case filed against him for 2008 film "Fashion"."Now someone has gone to court for the ... Read more...

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Satyajit Ray was a ruthless director, says son Sandip (Interview)


April 1st, 2012 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 1 (IANS) Two decades after the legendary Satyajit Ray's death, his son says the skill of being a "ruthless director" that he has inherited from his father is ... Read more...

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Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of the Lenten Season


February 22nd, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of the Lenten Season. The period is one of the most solemn on the calendar of Christians. Fasting and praying is ... Read more...

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For Amy Jackson, India’s her new home


February 21st, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 21 (IANS) British model Amy Jackson, who featured in "Ekk Deewana Tha" opposite Prateik, calls India her new home and says she loved travelling to different places while ... Read more...

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Taps freeze in chilly Kashmir


January 11th, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 11 (IANS) Water taps, lakes and other water bodies continued to freeze Wednesday as both the maximum and the minimum temperatures remained below zero degrees Celsius in ... Read more...

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Nurse case: Two accused sent to CBI custody (Lead)


January 5th, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Jodhpur, Jan 5 (IANS) A court here Thursday remanded Bishnaram Bishnoi and Kailash Jakhar, two suspects arrested in connection with the disappearance of nurse Bhanwari Devi, to CBI custody till ... Read more...

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Nurse case: CBI chief, other officials reach Jodhpur


January 5th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Jodhpur, Jan 5 (IANS) CBI director A.P. Singh and other officials of the agency arrived in Rajasthan's Jodhpur city Thursday, a day after investigators identified the spot where missing nurse ... Read more...

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Bangladesh culls 14,000 birds


December 20th, 2011 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Dec 20 (IANS) Nearly 14,000 chickens were culled and about 50,000 eggs were destroyed since an outbreak of bird flu was detected in Bangladesh last month.Officials told Xinhua Tuesday ... Read more...

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Aamir-Kiran name son after Maulana Azad


December 10th, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Bollywood couple Aamir Khan and Kiran Rao have named their newborn son Azad Rao Khan after freedom fighter and independent India's first education minister ... Read more...

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Aamir, Kiran blessed with a son


December 5th, 2011 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) Bollywood couple Aamir Khan and Kiran Rao have been blessed with a son, who was born through IVF to a surrogate mother at a ... Read more...

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‘Barfee’ not a serious film, says Ranbir


October 31st, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) Bollywood actor Ranbir Kapoor, who is currently promoting "Rockstar", clears the air about his next venture "Barfee", saying it is a romantic-comedy set in ... Read more...

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Farmers protest shortage of urea in Bihar


September 13th, 2011 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 13 (IANS) Hundreds of angry and worried farmers in parts of Bihar took to the streets Tuesday to protest shortage of fertilizers, particularly urea, in the market that ... Read more...

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When Hathaway thought of living with a cat


August 21st, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 21 (IANS) Actress Anne Hathaway, who plays Catwoman in the upcoming Batman movie "The Dark Knight Rises", considered living with a cat to prepare for the role.The ... Read more...

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Windmills of distress in Rajasthan’s tourism industry


August 15th, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Jaisalmer, Aug 15 (IANS) Hundreds of windmills dotting Rajasthan's sandy dunes to harness power are having an adverse effect - they are hitting the state's booming tourism industry.Around 1,600 windmills ... Read more...

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Mumbai blast toll rises to 25


July 28th, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 28 (IANS) The deaths in July 13 serial blasts in Mumbai rose to 25 Thursday as another injured died of his injuries at a hospital here, officials said.According ... Read more...

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Bachchan praises Jha’s discipline (Film Snippets)


July 23rd, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan is full of praise for filmmaker Prakash Jha's discipline during the shoot of "Aarakshan"."I've actually gone mad looking at his discipline ... Read more...

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Three held in Bangladesh passports racket


July 22nd, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 22 (IANS) Three Bangladesh passport office staff have been arrested after 700 fake passports and passport forms were seized from their possession, the Daily Star reported Friday.The three ... Read more...

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Want to adopt a lion? (Sidebar, to go with Wildlife guardians: Adoptions rise at Van Vihar)


June 22nd, 2011 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Following are the annual rates of adoption of animals at Van Vihar. A form for adopting animals is available at the director and assistant director's offices at Van Vihar.Lion - For ... Read more...

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Aamir celebrates a decade of ‘Lagaan’ in style


June 16th, 2011 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) When sports-themed period film "Lagaan" released in 2001, it created a rage and now after a decade, Bollywood actor Aamir Khan celebrated the film's 10 ... Read more...

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52 Goa school kids hospitalised after mid-day meal (Lead)


June 15th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 15 (IANS) A total of 52 students of a government school in Goa have been hospitalised after they complained of nausea soon after eating their mid-day meal ... Read more...

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11 government school students hospitalised in Goa


June 15th, 2011 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 15 (IANS) Eleven students of a government school in Goa were hospitalised Wednesday when they complained of nausea soon after eating their mid-day meal, an official said.The meal ... Read more...

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