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Two TV channel directors held for forgery


July 23rd, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Two directors of a Bhojpuri TV Channel were arrested for forgery to secure loans of nearly Rs.100 crore, a CBI official said Monday. A Delhi ... Read more...

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Bhikhari Thakur’s Bhojpuri legacy goes international


July 1st, 2012 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) He might have been forgotten in his homeland, but poet, writer and doyen of Bhojpuri theatre Bhikhari Thakur's ballads and folk songs are garnering huge ... Read more...

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Folk meets new-age beats in ‘Gangs of Wasseypur’ soundtrack (IANS Music Review)


June 11th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Gangs of Wasseypur"; Music Director: Sneha Khanwalkar; Lyricist: Varun Grover, Piyush Mishra; Singers: Manoj Tiwari, Piyush Mishra, Manish Tipu, Bhupesh Singh, Amit Trivedi, Sneha, Khuboo Raj, Rekha Raj, Vedesh Sokoo, ... Read more...

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Chidambaram’s Bhojpuri impresses Lok Sabha (Lead)


May 17th, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Lok Sabha members were in for a pleasant surprise Thursday when Home Minister P. Chidambaram, who is fluent in Tamil and English, spoke a ... Read more...

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Ravi Kishan gets grungy for ‘Jeena Hai To…’


February 25th, 2012 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) Actor Ravi Kishan had to go through an intense exercise regime to shed his pounds and also sported a stubble look for the garb ... Read more...

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Sophie sends out love to Yuvraj Singh (Movie Snippets)


February 14th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) Bollywood actress Sophie Choudry tweeted love and best wishes for cricketer Yuvraj Singh, who is undergoing chemotherapy in the US for a malignant tumour in ... Read more...

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Trinidad PM left ‘lifetime’ of memories for ancestral village


January 12th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Bhelupur (Bihar), Jan 12 (IANS) Not only her relatives, others too in this Bihar village were busy Thursday discussing how Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar left them with ... Read more...

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‘Chaalis Chauraasi’ tells tale of a freaky night (IANS Preview)


January 9th, 2012 - 10:17 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Hriday Shetty's new "Chaalis Chauraasi", described as a crime comedy, will bring on screen the happenings of a freaky night when it hits theatres Friday.Produced ... Read more...

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IIFI 2011: Malayalam films dominate Indian panorama


October 18th, 2011 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) After regional films grabbed the most National Awards this year, the Indian Panorama section of the 42nd International Film Festival of India (IFFI), to be ... Read more...

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Jharkhand governor returns bill to assembly


October 18th, 2011 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Oct 18 (IANS) Seeking clarifications, the Jharkhand governor has returned to the state assembly a bill granting second language-status to 11 languages, an official said Tuesday.The clarifications are based ... Read more...

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Jharkhand’s Bhojpuri, Maithili speakers feel denied


September 1st, 2011 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Sep 1 (IANS) Bhojpuri and Maithili-speaking people in Jharkhand have sharply reacted for their languages not being accorded second language status in the state.The Jharkhand cabinet accorded this ... Read more...

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Bhojpuri, Bengali versions of ‘…To Be A Millionaire’ start Monday


June 3rd, 2011 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) Cricketer Sourav Ganguly will be seen in the hot seat as the host of "Ke Hobey Banglar Kotipoti", the Bengali version of the popular international ... Read more...

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Vinay Anand to fight against dowry in ‘Trinetra’ (With Images)


May 20th, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Bhojpuri star Vinay Anand will be seen as an angry young man in "Trinetra", an action drama that foucuses on social evils, including dowry.Vinay will ... Read more...

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Another Hindi row starts in Nepal


April 10th, 2011 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 10 (IANS) Three years after Nepal erupted in violence and saw the rift between its hill and plains people deepen over Vice President Paramananda Jha taking his oath ... Read more...

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Bollywood singer Sonu Nigam to hit Muscat Festival stage on Feb 11


February 6th, 2011 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
Muscat, Feb 6 (ANI): Bollywood singer Sonu Nigam will perform at the City Amphitheatre as part of the Muscat Festival on February 11.Nigam will be accompanied by two actors Minissha ... Read more...

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An eclectic mix, Jaipur Literature fest sees spirited start


January 21st, 2011 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee Jaipur, Jan 21 (IANS) J.M. Coetzee, Orhan Pamuk, Gulzar, Javed Akhtar, Junot Diaz, Martin Amis, Jay McInerney... amongst the literary stars who converged at the landscaped lawns of the ... Read more...

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Rambha Brings Her Bundle Of Joy: A Baby Girl


January 20th, 2011 - 4:36 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The south Indian actress Rambha has brought into the world her bundle of joy on Januray 14th. She gave birth to a baby girl in Canada’s Mount Sinai Hospital at ... Read more...

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No politics behind demand for Purvanchal, claims Amar Singh


December 30th, 2010 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh), Dec 30 (IANS) Concluding his Purvanchal Swabhiman Vikas Yatra across eastern Uttar Pradesh, ousted Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh Thursday said there was no politics behind his demand ... Read more...

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Neetu Chandra’s New Year Resolution!


December 28th, 2010 - 12:15 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Actress Neetu Chandra, who has acted in a few Tamil and Telugu films apart from Hindi films, is taking very careful step this time while taking New Year resolutions. She ... Read more...

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Big Boss 4: Manoj Tiwari Calls Himself ‘Anari’ In Aakhri Salaam


December 6th, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The episode began with a blast from the host Salman Khan who performed on a Bollywood number with a bevy of beauties gyrating gracefully with him. Then as Manoj Tiwari was ... Read more...

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Indian Ocean pays tribute to CWG


October 14th, 2010 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Celebrated band Indian Ocean filled the air with their usual contemporary rustic flavour and electrifying energy at the Games Village here, paying tribute to the Commonwealth Games. ... Read more...

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Mahima, Chunkey to dig into past lives on reality show


September 29th, 2010 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) A host of Bollywood and TV celebrities including Mahima Chowdhary, Chunky Pandey, Shakti Kapoor, Sayantani Ghosh and Mishal Raheja will be delving into their past lives on ... Read more...

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Five panels to select films for National Film Awards


August 12th, 2010 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) The National Film Awards committee has constituted five new regional panels for selecting films for the awards. According to S.M. Khan, director general, Directorate of Film Festivals (DFF), ... Read more...

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Now I’m confident about doing more Tamil movies: Aishwarya Rai


April 26th, 2010 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 26 (IANS) Aishwarya Rai started her film career with Mani Ratnam's Tamil film "Iruvar" in 1997, but says she feels "confident" about doing more Tamil films only now after ... Read more...

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Now Indian version of ‘So You Think You Can Dance?’


April 23rd, 2010 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
By Radhika Bhirani Sialba Majri (Chandigarh), April 23 (IANS) After a slew of internationally popular shows making their way to Indian television, American dance reality show "So You Think You Can Dance?" is ... Read more...

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Ravi Kishan wants ‘Khaike paan’ for Bhojpuri ‘Don’ (With Image)


April 13th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Film actor Ravi Kishan is trying his best to get permission to incorporate the song "Khaike paan Benaraswala" in the Bhojpuri remake of Amitabh Bachchan's superhit ... Read more...

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Now, karaoke your way to fame


March 21st, 2010 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) Your love for karaoke can now make you famous. You can sing via mobile, upload on your profile and get heard by a larger audience with Airtel ... Read more...

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Katrina Kaif bowls over Bihar in Bhojpuri!


February 3rd, 2010 - 8:01 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
By Subhash K JhaFeb 3, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): On Tuesday Katrina Kaif won herself more fans. The minute she stepped on to the stage with Bihar's chief minister Nitish Kumar at ... Read more...

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Six brand new songs of Rafi released


January 28th, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) After 30 years, six youthful and romantic songs crooned by legendary singer Mohammed Rafi have been released for the first time. The lilting numbers have been compiled ... Read more...

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Won’t accept Amar Singh’s resignation, says Mulayam


January 10th, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Jan 10 (ANI): Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav said on Sunday that the resignation put down by Amar Singh will not be accepted and the issue will be ... Read more...

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Short film on Rafi screened on his 85th birth anniversary


December 24th, 2009 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) A short film produced by the Films Division was screened in the capital to celebrate the 85th birth anniversary of legendary playback singer Mohammed Rafi. The short film ... Read more...

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Mauritius president stresses India’s way


December 3rd, 2009 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 3 (IANS) Mauritius President Anerood Jugnauth, in Lucknow on a five-day personal visit, Thursday stressed the island nation's links with India and said they hoped to emulate its progress. Describing Mauritius ... Read more...

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‘Bhojpuri Helen’ wants to marry a Banarsi Babu


November 29th, 2009 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Varanasi, Nov 29 (IANS) Sambhavna Seth, called the 'Bhojpuri Helen', who shot to fame after participating in Big Boss season 2, Saturday said that she will marry a native of Varanasi. Seth, who ... Read more...

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Culture of song more powerful than of gun: Official


November 25th, 2009 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 25 (IANS) The answer to the gun is a song. Celebrating 75 years of Assamese cinema at the 40th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) here, an Assam official Wednesday ... Read more...

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Salman upset at missing dad’s birthday


November 25th, 2009 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, Nov 25 (IANS) Salman Khan is upset because he couldn't attend his father's 64th birthday celebration. The star was busy shooting for his home production "Dabangg" at ... Read more...

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