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I’m unambitious, says actress Ayesha Takia


September 8th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 8 (IANS) She is enjoying being a "home body" and is not ambitious to break any ground in Bollywood, but as the host of singing reality show ... Read more...

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Apex court to examine plea on terror accused


August 27th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, Aug 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday admitted a plea filed by two Maharashtra organisations demanding a probe into all terror incidents in India since 2002 to ... Read more...

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Maharashtra leaders condole Deshmukh’s death (Lead)


August 15th, 2012 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 14 (IANS) Condolences poured in from political leaders of Maharashtra for union minister and former chief minister Vilasrao Deshmukh soon after the news of his death spread ... Read more...

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New scripts reflect our world: Hansal Mehta


August 10th, 2012 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Trends and formulas are here to stay, but nowadays filmmakers are pciking stories from around them and briginging it to big screen in a fascinating ... Read more...

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‘Prohibited bore guns given to 18 MPs booked for crimes’


August 2nd, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Eighteen of the 82 parliamentarians given licences of prohibited bore guns between 2001-12 had criminal charges pending against them, a study has said, hinting at ... Read more...

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Mulayam to take up ‘anti-Islam’ comments on Facebook with PM


July 11th, 2012 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 10 (IANS) Objecting to "anti-Islam" material like cartoons and comments on sites such as Facebook, Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav Tuesday called for a blanket ... Read more...

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Compensate slain terror suspect’s family, demands Samajwadi Party


June 11th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 11 (IANS) The Samajwadi Party Monday demanded that the Maharashtra government pay compensation of Rs.2.5 million to the family of terror accused Mohammed Qateel Jaffer Siddiqui who was ... Read more...

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Mubarak aide gets seven years in prison


May 28th, 2012 - 5:34 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, May 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A criminal court in Egypt has convicted former chief of presidential staff Zakaria Azmi of corruption and abuse of office and sentenced him to seven ... Read more...

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Muslims, Dalits should get equal rights: Ramdev


May 12th, 2012 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) Yoga guru Baba Ramdev, slamming the government Saturday, said he supported Muslims in their demand for amending Article 341 of the Indian constitution that excludes ... Read more...

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Keep off personal laws: Muslim leaders


May 11th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Thane, May 11 (IANS) Muslim leaders Friday came down heavily on governments and courts for what they termed as "interference" in the Muslim personal law, a spokesperson said.Thousands gathered at ... Read more...

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Bihar Day: Shiv Sena non-confrontationist, MNS belligerent


April 13th, 2012 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 13 (IANS) The Shiv Sena Friday adopted a non-confrontationist approach on the proposed Bihar Day celebrations in Mumbai where Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar will be the ... Read more...

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Muslims seek justice from Sonia


February 2nd, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 2 (IANS) Upset that only a few Muslims had been given ticket to contest the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) election, a Muslim body Thursday sought justice from ... Read more...

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Prasoon favours meaningful songs over brash lyrics


January 16th, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 16 (IANS) In this day and age when songs like "Munni Badnaam", "Chikni Chameli" and "Jalebi Bai" are becoming chart toppers, meaningful poetry is slowly on the downslide. ... Read more...

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Bad weather forces Mulayam to skip Azamgarh rally


January 1st, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 1 (IANS) Inclement weather Sunday prevented Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav from reaching Uttar Pradesh's Azamgarh town, where he was to address a rally.While some of ... Read more...

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Seven Malegaon blasts accused post bonds, out on bail


November 16th, 2011 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 16 (IANS) Four years after they were arrested for alleged involvement in the 2006 Malegaon blasts that killed 37 people, seven of the nine accused in the case ... Read more...

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Marathi vs migrants - cops told to study leaders’ speeches


November 4th, 2011 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 4 (IANS) Maharashtra Home Minister R.R. Patil Friday ordered the Mumbai police to study the recent inflammatory speeches by various political leaders on the Marathis versus migrants ... Read more...

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Raj Thackeray warns of riots over anti-Marathi remarks


November 3rd, 2011 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 3 (IANS) Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray Thursday warned of riots if Congress and Samajwadi Party leaders continued to make "irresponsible statements" pitting north Indian migrants ... Read more...

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I took break to plan my future: Ayesha


August 3rd, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) Ayesha Takia, who is making a comeback with director Nagesh Kuknoor's "Mod", says the break post her marriage was a practical step towards a ... Read more...

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Raj Thackeray again attacks north Indian migrants


July 18th, 2011 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 18 (IANS) For the second time in five days, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray Monday targeted north Indians and the migrant population and demanded a check ... Read more...

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Leaders condemn Mumbai serial blasts


July 14th, 2011 - 1:42 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Leaders from all political parties have condemned the serial blasts that rocked congested areas of Mumbai Wednesday evening, killing at least 20 people and injuring over ... Read more...

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Egypt freezes assets of top Mubarak-era officials


April 5th, 2011 - 5:58 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, April 5 (IANS) Egypt has frozen the bank accounts of several former officials and their families, as part of the anti-corruption campaign since the ouster of president Hosni Mubarak.The ... Read more...

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Maharashtra parties extend red carpet for Prithviraj Chavan


November 10th, 2010 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 10 (IANS) Political parties across the spectrum Wednesday welcomed the Congress decision to appoint union minister Prithviraj Chavan as the next Maharashtra chief minister and said his clean, non-controversial ... Read more...

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Shiv Sena demands action against Chavan, officials


November 9th, 2010 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 9 (IANS) The Shiv Sena Tuesday demanded that the government initiate action against the politicians and bureaucrats involved in the Adarsh housing scam which has claimed the scalp of ... Read more...

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Chirag Paswan celebrates birthday with Kangana


November 3rd, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) Chirag Paswan, son of politician Ram Vilas Paswan, celebrated his birthday with co-star Kangana Ranaut on the sets of his debut movie "One And Only"."Chirag's birthday ... Read more...

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Maharashtra leaders welcome Ayodhya verdict


September 30th, 2010 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan Thursday exhorted the people to "respect" the Ayodhya verdict and maintain peace and harmony."We are all Indians first and must place the country ... Read more...

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Lata special: ‘Guzaaarish’ song to be stretched into album


September 25th, 2010 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) Lata Mangeshkar continues to conquer new peaks and hearts. Sanjay Leela Bhansali's idea of recording a song for his forthcoming film "Guzaarish" in the Nightingale's ... Read more...

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Salman invites flak for ‘unwarranted’ 26/11 comments (Lead)


September 12th, 2010 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Salman Khan's comments on the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks have triggered strong protests and condemnation with political leaders saying the Bollywood star's remarks were "unwarranted and ... Read more...

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Cleric to child, Ramadan spirit binds them all (Lead)


September 8th, 2010 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Abu Zafar Adil Azmi New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) From dawn to dusk and dusk to dawn, the Islamic holy month of Ramadan is a time for nurturing piety. Mosques fill with ... Read more...

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Prayers, feasts and piety - it’s Ramadan in India (Special)


September 8th, 2010 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Abu Zafar Adil Azmi From dawn to dusk and dusk to dawn, the Muslim holy month of Ramadan is a time for nurturing piety. Mosques fill with worshippers, hotels are closed during ... Read more...

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190 kg Mumbai man out of home after five years


August 29th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Mauli Buch Mumbai, Aug 29 (IANS) A man weighing 190 kg could finally move out of his third floor tenement in south Mumbai Sunday after five years of staying indoors when the ... Read more...

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“Life Express” - A film about surrogate mother is set to be released in September


August 18th, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 18, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Sky Motion Pictures has announced the launch of the film "Life Express" by one of the budding and upcoming filmmakers, Anup Das. The movie was supposed ... Read more...

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Life Express To Release On August 27


August 7th, 2010 - 8:20 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 7, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Budding filmmaker Anup Das' Hindi movie titled Life Express is going to have a nation-wide release on August 27, 2010.The movie produced by Sky Motion ... Read more...

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Life Express - A Film About Surrogate Motherhood


July 19th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 19, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Sky Motion Pictures has announced the launch of the film Life Express by one of the budding and upcoming filmmakers, Anup Das. The movie will be ... Read more...

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Four MNS legislators’ suspension revoked


July 12th, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Eight months after the Maharashtra legislature suspended four Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) legislators for attacking a Samajwadi Party (SP) leader, the house Monday revoked their suspension. The four ... Read more...

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Raj Thackeray rubbishes allegations of vote-for-money in MLC polls


June 13th, 2010 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, June 13 (ANI): Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray rubbished allegations of vote-for-money by Shiv Sena activists during the recent Municipal Legislative Council (MLC) polls in Maharashtra.Thackeray said that ... Read more...

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