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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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‘Pappu…’ a case of opposites attract (IANS Hindi Film Review)


December 16th, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Pappu Can't Dance Saala", Cast: Vinay Pathak, Neha Dhupia, Rajat Kapoor; Director: Saurabh Shukla; Rating: **Made on a shoe-string budget, this film is a roller-coaster ride about ... Read more...

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Vinay, Neha to perform live at ‘Pappu…’ music launch


November 6th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 6 (IANS) After Shah Rukh Khan and Vidya Balan, it's Vinay Pathak and Neha Dhupia's turn to perform live during the music launch of their forthcoming ... Read more...

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Saurabh Shukla’s next a commercial entertainer


November 1st, 2011 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) After making dark comedies and thrillers, Saurabh Shukla has directed "Pappu Can't Dance Saala", a mass commercial entertainer.The movie features actors Vinay Pathak, Neha Dhupia ... Read more...

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Contemporary masters on paper in Saffronart auction


July 5th, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) A 24-hour online sale of art July 20-21 by Saffronart will offer an opportunity to acquire a range of 99 important works on paper by ... Read more...

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Vice President Ansari releases “Bismillah Khan: The Maestro from Benaras”


March 21st, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 21 (ANI): Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari released a book entitled "Bismillah Khan: The Maestro from Benaras" based on the life of music legend late Ustad Bismillah Khan authored ... Read more...

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‘I AM’ team present at Anita Dongre’s LFW show


March 14th, 2011 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 13 (IANS) The cast and crew of "I AM" turned out for designer Anita Dongre, who had designed for the film, at the Lakme Fashion Show Sunday."We ... Read more...

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Nepal’s ‘Quit India’ fighter PM dies at 87


March 5th, 2011 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, March 5 (IANS) Krishna Prasad Bhattarai, lovingly dubbed the "saint prime minister" of Nepal for an exemplary political life untarnished by any scandal, and an active participant in India's ... Read more...

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With dhoti, choti, Sunny set to play priest in new film


February 7th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) He wore a turban and beard to play a sardar in hit film "Yamla Pagla Deewana", and now actor Sunny Deol is set to essay a dhoti-clad ... Read more...

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There will be no one like my father, says Bobby Deol


December 23rd, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
Normal 0New Delhi, Dec.23 (ANI): Bollywood actor Bobby Deol has said that neither there is anyone as great as his father Dharamendra nor will there ever be ... Read more...

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Drew Barrymore To Debut In Bollywood With The Lifestyle


September 21st, 2010 - 10:50 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 21, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Hollywood actress Drew Barrymore is going to make her Bollywood debut with a movie titled The Lifestyle. An Indian production house is going to make this ... Read more...

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Kolkata to Kathmandu: Nepal’s long march to democracy


September 18th, 2010 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Sep 18 (IANS) When Tundikhel, Nepal's Hyde Park, turned into a sea of humanity with flags fluttering and hundreds of people cheering the nation's oldest party's six-decade-long march for ... Read more...

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“I Had Ajay Devgn In My Mind For The Role Of Ronit Roy In Udaan”: Vikramaditya


July 13th, 2010 - 12:38 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 13, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Vikramaditya Motwane, whose maiden venture as a director Udaan, produced by Anurag Kashyap, is all set for release next week, tells Jyothi Venkatesh that his economics ... Read more...

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Ravi Kissan romancing Italian babe in cross-cultural Love Story!


September 30th, 2009 - 1:57 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
By Subhash K JhaWhile shooting Ravi Kissan through the lens of his camera in the wilderness of Chalakudy in Kerala for Mani Ratnam's Raavan, Santosh Sivan decided to cast Ravi ... Read more...

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Jaipur fashion descends on Kolkata


September 13th, 2009 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 13 (IANS) The textile heritage of Jaipur came alive at the Kolkata Fashion Week-II Sunday as gorgeous models sashayed down the ramp displaying designer Anita Dongre's collection produced in ... Read more...

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Sehwag shines on Kolkata Fashion Week ramp


September 10th, 2009 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 10 (IANS) India's dashing willower Virender Sehwag walked the ramp at the Kolkata Fashion Week (KFW)-II here, sending the audience into raptures. Wearing a hand-woven sherwani suit, Sehwag exuded oodles ... Read more...

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Limited prints help art lovers during economic meltdown (Rainbow Palette - Weekly Art Column, With Images)


May 8th, 2009 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) For those with stretched resources in times of recession but with a passion for art, the market is bending backward to match the fragile strength ... Read more...

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Maoists force shutdown in Jharkhand


February 4th, 2009 - 8:26 pm ICT by ANI
Ranchi, Feb 4 (ANI): The shutdown forced by Maoists to protest against the arrest of their two comrades today paralysed normal life in Jharkhand. The 24-hour shutdown call given in six ... Read more...

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After Pashupatinath, Bhagavad Gita is targeted in Nepal


January 23rd, 2009 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Jan 23 (IANS) Close on the heels of a power tussle over Nepal's Pashupatinath shrine revered by Hindus worldwide, the Hindu holy book Bhagavad Gita has come under attack in the ... Read more...

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Nepal seeks to save its Indian heritage


December 28th, 2008 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Dec 28 (IANS) Nepal's cash-strapped government is seeking to save an ancient historic site that was once part of its tumultuous royal history and is still regarded as an architectural and ... Read more...

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Rakhi Sawant can’t do any more wonders: Sambhavna Seth


December 26th, 2008 - 9:47 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) It's a clash of the item girls now. 'Bhojpuri Helen' Sambhavna Seth has hit out at controversial Bollywood item queen Rakhi Sawant, stating that even if the ... Read more...

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Tourists visiting Varanasi least worried by terrorism


September 18th, 2008 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
By Girish Kumar Dubey Varanasi, Sep.18 (ANI): Though there is concern and outrage across the country against terrorism, foreign tourists arriving in Varanasi are not perturbed by terror incidents. A growing number ... Read more...

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Farmers block trains, Mamta broadside against Left on Singur (Lead)


August 3rd, 2008 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 2 (IANS) Several trains were halted in West Bengal Saturday as Trinamool Congress-led farmers blocked railway tracks demanding the state government return the land acquired in Singur for the Nano ... Read more...

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Trinamool-led farmers block trains in West Bengal


August 2nd, 2008 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 2 (IANS) The New Delhi-Howrah Rajdhani Express and other trains were detained as farmers led by the Trinamool Congress set up a rail blockade Saturday demanding the West Bengal government ... Read more...

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Gwalior septuagenarian plays 11-feet flute for Guinness Book


July 25th, 2008 - 9:00 pm ICT by ANI
By Ashok Pal Gwalior, July 25 (ANI): A septuagenarian in Gwalior wishes to leave no stone unturned to get his name endorsed in the Guinness Book of World Records. To make his ... Read more...

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Maoists to paralyse North Bihar today


May 15th, 2008 - 12:34 pm ICT by admin
Patna, May 15 (ANI): The banned CPI (Maoist) has called for a 24-hour shutdown in North Bihar today to protest the arrest of one of its senior leaders Rampravesh Baitha. The ... Read more...

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Varanasi handloom industry hoping for a windfall with Jodha Akbar


January 16th, 2008 - 11:57 pm ICT by admin
Varanasi , Jan.16 (ANI): Varanasi s handloom industry is anticipating that they would gain an image boost across the country after learning that Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai will be seen dressed in ... Read more...

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