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Gutka ban welcome, needs to be effective, say Delhiites


September 11th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) The Delhi government's decision to ban gutka, a form of chewing tobacco, and related products has been widely welcomed though there is scepticism over how ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Nandrajog wins Coca-Cola Squash Open


July 29th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Second seed Gaurav Nandrajog stunned top seeded Sandeep Jhangra 3-2 (7-11, 7-11, 12-10, 11-8, 11-7) in the final of the Coca-Cola Squash Open Championships here ... Read more...

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India Inc cries foul over new IT order


January 25th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 25 (IANS) The corporate world Wednesday expressed "serious concerns" over the directive of the Central Board of Direct Taxes to the Income Tax Department to visit the premises ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Myanmar seeks collaboration with Indian business houses


December 20th, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 20 (IANS) A 34-member parliamentary delegation from Myanmar Tuesday sought co-operation from Indian business houses for strengthening various sectors of their country's economy.The delegation, led by Thura ... Read more...

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Bhavna’s ‘Happi’ black-and-white tribute to Charlie Chaplin


May 3rd, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 3 (IANS) Director Bhavna Talwar is converting "Happi", her homage to Charlie Chaplin with Pankaj Kapoor as a desi Chaplin, into a black-and-white format, which she feels best ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Four school girls abducted


March 25th, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) Four minor school girls were allegedly abducted after they had attended their school in east Delhi, police said Friday.Shweta, 13, Anjali, 14, Kajal, 13, and ... Read more...

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Plastic gutka sachets banned, really?


March 6th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) On a lazy afternoon in the Delhi University area, 19-year-old Naresh Singh is whiling away his break at a cigarette shop. As he leisurely chews ... Read more...

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Bollywood woman directors prepare for winter clash


September 16th, 2010 - 9:25 am ICT by IANS
By Radhika Bhirani New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The winter holidays are usually a time for two big actors or filmmakers to clash at the box office. But it's different this time, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Are Shalini Arora And Priya Marathe Of ‘Pavitra Rishta’ Fame At Loggerheads?


July 27th, 2010 - 4:51 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 27, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): We have heard a lot of stories of overworking on television sets and actors getting dehydrated but now there is a twist in all these tales. ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Happi’ might be screened at Venice Film Festival: Bhavna Talwar


June 18th, 2010 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Pankaj Kapoor-starrer "Happi", a comedy-drama set in Mumbai, might be screened at the Venice Film Festival in September if officials give the final nod, says National award-winning ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Chunky’s Twitter Impersonator


June 8th, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 8, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Shahid Kapoor's impersonator on Twitter was removed last year and he got his actual name as his Twitter handle. The same was done when someone ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Tanaaz Irani to return to Maniben.com


May 17th, 2010 - 2:03 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 17, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Tanaaz Irani had recently made her entry on SAB TV's Maniben.com, as Bhavna ben (Mani's childhood friend). In the earlier track, Bhavna is in love with Maniben's ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Demi Moore starrer ‘The Joneses’ to be made in Hindi


May 13th, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, May 13 (IANS) "The Joneses", a romantic comedy starring Demi Moore and David Duchovny that released in the US last month, will be remade in Hindi ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Demi Moore Starrer The Joneses To Be Remade


May 13th, 2010 - 5:52 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 13, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): While The Joneses has just been released in the US this week, its desi version is already being planned. It will be produced by ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Barbara meets up with SRK!


April 30th, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 30, 2010 (Sampurn Media): Mexico's export to India, Barbara Mori continues to make waves. She is gaining a firm foothold in Bollywood as the leading lady of Kites and as ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Unwell Priyanka gives work high priority (Film Snippets)


April 9th, 2010 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) Even though actress Priyanka Chopra is unwell, she went for the shooting of her forthcoming film "Anjaana Anjaani". "On my way to work... woke up with ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Ritesh Deshmukh’s trial run of Rann is a big success!


January 28th, 2010 - 8:29 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Looks like "Rann' is all set to be the first treat from Bollywood for this new year as it gears up to hit the bull's eye at the box office. With ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

SAB TV to bring silent comedy show in India


January 15th, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) Years after Indian cinema graduated from silent films to talkies, the small screen is now get for a taste of silent entertainment through SAB TV's new show, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Hindus file formal complaint with US Federal Communications Commission on Fox News Ganges remark


December 24th, 2009 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Dec 24 (ANI): Hindus have filed a formal complaint with United States Federal Communications Commission (FCC) against the Fox News remarks regarding India's Ganges river (considered holy by Hindus), which ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Hindus approach Embassy of India in Washington DC on holy Ganges denigration issue


December 23rd, 2009 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Dec 23 (ANI): Hindus have approached Embassy of India in Washington DC asking for approaching the United States Government for apology from Fox News regarding its comments about holy river ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Fox News’ Glenn Beck tells upset Hindus that he “did not mean to offend anybody”


December 21st, 2009 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Dec 21 (ANI): Fox News' Glenn Beck now says he "did not mean to offend anybody" about the remarks he made about India's river Ganges (considered holy by Hindus) in ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Fox News’ Glenn Beck says he did not mean to offend anybody!


December 18th, 2009 - 2:14 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Fox News' Glenn Beck now says he "did not mean to offend anybody" about the remarks he made about India's river Ganges (considered holy by Hindus) in his show on December nine, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Hindus file formal complaint with US Federal Communications Commission on Fox News Ganges remark


December 16th, 2009 - 11:54 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Hindus have filed a formal complaint with United States Federal Communications Commission (FCC) against the Fox News remarks regarding India's Ganges river (considered holy by Hindus), which Hindus found denigrating and ridiculing.Glenn ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Ilaiyaraaja to have live concerts in three major cities


October 27th, 2009 - 9:00 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Music maestro Ilaiyaraaja is preparing for a concert in Mumbai, Delhi and Chennai along with the Hungary Symphony Orchestra. His Mumbai concert will be on January 26th. At present he is recording ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Fashion Yatra to travel to four cities


August 7th, 2009 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) It's fashion that's affordable and it's coming to Jaipur, Hyderabad, Chennai and Kolkata soon with the Fashion Yatra, an exhibition showcasing accessories, couture and pret clothing lines. ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Friendship Day: Is it another marketing gimmick?


July 31st, 2009 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
By Shilpa Raina New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) All around the world, on every first Sunday of August, friends meet and exchange gifts, flowers, cards and wrist bands to celebrate Friendship Day. But ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Fast Forward music launch


July 29th, 2009 - 10:16 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Producer Anjum Rizvi of A Wednesday fame is all set with his next venture Fast Forward. The film directed by debutant Zaigham Ali Syed is slated to release on August 21. ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Shabana’s Big Bonding With Screen Daughter


July 15th, 2009 - 11:25 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
By Subhash K JhaNotice how Shabana Azmi's bonding with her screen daughters has always been special. Not so much with her screen sons. Though she was par excellence in her bonding ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Hindu statesman Zed to receive “Vishwa Hindu Ratna” award


July 15th, 2009 - 10:38 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Acclaimed Hindu statesman Rajan Zed will be honored with "Vishwa Hindu Ratna" (World Hindu Gem) award at the American Hindu Dharma Sabha, a national gathering of prominent Hindu leaders and activists, near ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

India expects to add four nuclear power units


February 3rd, 2009 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) India hopes to start four nuclear power plants, which could add 1,660 MW capacity to the national energy basket by the end of this year. "We ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Government bows down to tobacco industry pressure


November 28th, 2008 - 10:48 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 28 (ANI/Business Wire India): The tobacco control community and public health organizations strongly condemn the shocking decision taken at a meeting of the GoM on November 24 to ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Longines introduces its Admiral collection for frequent travelers


November 20th, 2008 - 9:37 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Nov 20 (ANI/Business Wire India): It is time that guides us through, and for travelers it holds much more importance. Understanding this, prestigious Swiss watchmaker Longines recently introduced its Admiral ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Heidi Klum faces flak from Hindus for posing as Goddess Kali in Halloween bash


November 4th, 2008 - 12:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 4 (ANI): Heidi Klum, who dressed up as Hindu goddess Kali, who symbolises death and destruction, for her Halloween bash, has left the Hindu community in America fuming.The German ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Four killed in two Mumbai accidents


October 29th, 2008 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 29 (IANS) Four people, including three members of a family on an outing, were killed in two accidents Wednesday on a road in Mumbai suburb which is home to several ... Read more...

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Pankaj Kapur to play lead in Bhavna Talwar’s next


September 4th, 2008 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 4 (IANS) Bhavna Talwar, who cast Pankaj Kapur in her critically acclaimed directorial debut "Dharm", has roped in the versatile actor and his wife Supriya Pathak once again for her ... Read more...

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