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I want to take up acting: Choreographer Terence Lewis


September 14th, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 14 (IANS) Terence Lewis says it's time to do something new and he is keen to enter the realm of acting. The choreographer is looking for unconventional roles ... Read more...

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Designer wear becomes affordable


September 4th, 2012 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Want to own a Rohit Bal or JJ Valaya creation for just about Rs.5,000-Rs.6,000 ($100)? It's possible now with fashion house owner Pradeep Hirani ... Read more...

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Chidambaram helping MNCs, says CPI-M


August 7th, 2012 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) The CPI-M Tuesday accused Finance Minister P. Chidambaram of helping multinationals to escape tax on assets acquired in India and also foreign and Indian ... Read more...

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Visva-Bharati row: Varsity regrets incident, asks girl to return


July 12th, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 12 (IANS) Six days after a 10-year-old student was made to lick her own urine in West Bengal's Visva-Bharati campus as a punishment for bedwetting, the university expressed ... Read more...

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B-boying artist Crazy Legs to perform in India


June 20th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) American artist Crazy Legs, known for his B-boying dance style, is all set to fly down to India Monday and wants to have a "solid ... Read more...

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UAE, Britain explore cooperation


May 26th, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, May 26 (IANS/WAM) The UAE and Britain have explored avenues of joint cooperation, it was announced Saturday.UAE Labour Minister and chairman of the National Qualifications Authority (NQA) Ghobash ... Read more...

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Bollywood last alternative to Hollywood: Director Dibakar Banerjee (Interview)


May 26th, 2012 - 10:56 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Hollywood may have wiped out the "whole world's indigenous film industry" but Bollywood has held up, giving room to talent from all over the globe, ... Read more...

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Efron didn’t cash in on success


May 7th, 2012 - 4:35 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 7 (IANS) Actor Zac Efron says he did not cash in on his "High School Musical" success because he wanted to focus on his craft."There were several ... Read more...

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Five of family found dead in Kolkata fire


April 16th, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 16 (IANS) The charred bodies of five members of a family, including one with injury marks, were found from a house that caught fire early Monday, police said.A ... Read more...

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India, Russia, China to cement trilateral cooperation


April 12th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) Building upon the success of the BRICS summit, the foreign ministers of India, China and Russia will hold a trilateral meeting Friday to cement new ... Read more...

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Krishna to meet Russian, Chinese foreign ministers in Moscow


April 10th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna is visiting Moscow for a trilateral meet Friday with his Russian and Chinese counterparts to discuss "regional and global issues" ... Read more...

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Now comes Rajasthan Fashion Week!


March 28th, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, March 28 (IANS) Indian fashion world's already crowded lineup has got one more fashion week - Rajasthan Fashion Week (RFW). The first edition of the three-day event will start ... Read more...

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Create IT friendly climate in UP, Akhilesh tells officials


March 26th, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 26 (IANS) Keeping up with his promise to promote Information Technology (IT) in the state, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Monday directed his officials to make ... Read more...

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Conference to foster ties between corporates and NGOs


March 15th, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Helping NGOs and corporates to foster ties and develop a planned social responsibility strategy will be the focus of an exhibition and conference beginning Friday ... Read more...

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Penalty corners a concern for women’s hockey team: Coach


February 21st, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Indian women's hockey coach C.R. Kumar Tuesday was happy with the team's 3-0 win over Poland in the 2012 London Olympics qualifiers but was concerned ... Read more...

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Dhanush signed for Hindi film ‘Raanjhnaa’


January 24th, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Southern actor Dhanush, who became an overnight success across the nation thanks to the song "Kolaveri di", has signed his first Bollywood project "Raanjhnaa".The movie ... Read more...

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States should decide on Lokayuktas, says DMK


December 27th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) United Progressive Alliance (UPA) constituent DMK Tuesday said the Lokpal bill should not come into effect retrospectively and enactment of Lokayuktas should be left to ... Read more...

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Cuban, US scientists seek to cooperate


December 14th, 2011 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, Dec 14 (IANS/EFE) In a significant development, Cuban and US scientists said here Tuesday they believe progress is being made in future cooperation between their communities despite the ... Read more...

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Winter fest, youngsters give jazz a chance


December 14th, 2011 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Jazz has always had its share of aficionados in India. But growing avenues of live entertainment along with the rise of internet have forced non-mainstream ... Read more...

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Suneet Varma to bring Armani Junior to India


November 29th, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Designer Suneet Varma believes in keeping pace with the changing times. So he has turned into an entrepreneur and is bringing Armani Junior, a subsidiary ... Read more...

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India, Poland discuss film pact


November 2nd, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) India and Poland, home to stunningly picturesque places, Wednesday discussed an accord to enhance cooperation in co-producing films.The two sides also explored various avenues ... Read more...

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Sridevi homesick in New York


October 21st, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Sridevi, who is shooting in one of the most crowded areas of New York for Gauri Shinde's debut film "English Vinglish", is homesick and missing her daughters.Just ... Read more...

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Omar says politicians exploiting Kashmiri youth


October 18th, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 18 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Tuesday blamed both the mainstream and the separatist politicians for exploiting the local youth for political ends.Addressing the 'Kashmir ... Read more...

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Mysore decked up for ‘jumboo savari’


October 5th, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mysore, Oct 5 (IANS) People from across Karnataka and from other states and abroad are arriving here to witness the famed 'jumboo savari' (procession of caparisoned elephants) Thursday -- the ... Read more...

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Kashmir’s suffering is my suffering too: Rahul Gandhi


September 26th, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 26 (IANS) "I am a Kashmiri. I have not come here to talk politics. The pain and suffering of this place is my suffering as well," Rahul ... Read more...

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When so many lives changed - forever (Ten years after 9/11)


September 8th, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 8 (IANS) It began as a "clear, beautiful morning" and ended up as the longest day of her life. Rashi Shyam still shudders as she recalls the ... Read more...

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IIM-Lucknow signs accord with US B-school


September 1st, 2011 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 1 (IANS) The Indian Institute of Management-Lucknow (IIM-L) Thursday said it has signed an agreement with Kelley School of Business (KSB) at Indiana University, US, to promote research ... Read more...

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US credit rating downgrade worrisome: Pranab


August 6th, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Saturday expressed concern over downgrading of the US government credit rating and said the situation will be monitored closely."The situation ... Read more...

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2,000 doctors on strike in Jharkhand (Lead)


June 22nd, 2011 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 22 (IANS) Medical services were hit in Jharkhand Wednesday as more than 2,000 government doctors went on strike demanding raising the retirement age from 60 to 62 and ... Read more...

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Doctors strike in Jharkhand affects health services


June 22nd, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 22 (IANS) Medical services were affected in Jharkhand Wednesday as more than 2,000 government doctors went on strike in support of their 12-point demands that include raising the ... Read more...

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RTE should cover higher secondary education: Sibal


June 7th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal Tuesday suggested that the Right to Education (RTE) be extended to the higher secondary level, which will provide more ... Read more...

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UAE seeks to open itself to the world for education, modernisation


June 6th, 2011 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, June 5 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates is keen to open up to the world and share ideas and experiences with advanced nations to benefit from their educational ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi, London police seek close ties


May 23rd, 2011 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 23 (IANS/WAM) The Abu Dhabi police and the London Metropolitan Police have signed an agreement to boost cooperation in the areas of public relations, training, exchange of expertise ... Read more...

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Rallies for and against Bhardwaj in Karnataka


May 17th, 2011 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 17 (IANS) Peak hour morning traffic was hit for over two hours at several places in Bangalore Tuesday as Congress workers blocked roads demanding dismissal of the ... Read more...

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Trooper in Kashmir goes berserk, kills four (Lead)


April 28th, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 28 (IANS) A trooper of the Rashtriya Rifles went on a shooting spree inside a camp in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir Thursday, killing four of his ... Read more...

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