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Forget dieting, Eid is B-Town’s time to feast!


August 20th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) Strict diet plans of Bollywood celebrities like Preity Zinta and Arjun Rampal went for a toss thanks to Eid-ul-Fitr festivities Monday. They gorged on Sevaiyan, biryani ... Read more...

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Muslims in Kerala observe Ramadan fast (Lead)


July 21st, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 21 (IANS) Muslims in Kerala began their Ramadan fast after prayers early Saturday morning."This morning, we went to the mosque for the first prayer session, which took place ... Read more...

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Of mangoes, chaat and chit-chat at minister’s dawat


July 14th, 2012 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) A luscious spread of mangoes, mango sherbet, sheekh kebab, chaat and some relaxed chit-chat... Celebrities, politicians and senior editors tucked into an assortment of sweet ... Read more...

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Pakistani designers take back bagfuls of business - and memories


April 16th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) They travelled from Pakistan to India with limited stock, and an aim to explore the fashion market. But designers from across the border, who participated ... Read more...

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Pakistanis cook a platter, forge cultural bonds


April 15th, 2012 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) If you thought Pakistan has only a limited menu to offer, you were wrong! Renowned chefs from across the border dished out a cuisine that ... Read more...

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Culinary delights of walled city with five-star comfort (With Images)


February 10th, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) The walled city of Delhi, founded in 1639 as Shahjahanabad, was a hotbed of culinary treasures. And the Dilli 6 food festival, currently on at ... Read more...

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Pakistani kebabs, biryanis cook up feast at IITF


November 18th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) A sight of the exquisitely plated biryani is enough to make you salivate, and then there's the divine aroma of freshly roasted kebabs. If there's ... Read more...

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Bollywood wishes fans on Eid


August 31st, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) The film fraternity makes it a point to wish their fans on every occasion. For Eid, they have asked fans to enjoy the festivity by ... Read more...

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If bribed, buy biryani but don’t give vote: Mamata


April 10th, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Habibpur (West Bengal), April 10 (IANS) Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee Sunday cautioned the people in West Bengal that efforts could be made to bribe them for votes and ... Read more...

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India-Pakistan cricket bonhomie in the heart of East Africa


March 30th, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Dar es Salaam, March 30 (IANS) When Indians and Pakistanis get together, they talk and enjoy cricket wherever they may be. Thousands of miles away from Mohali, in this ... Read more...

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Gorge on chicken kebabs, biryani at trade fair’s Pakistan pavilion


November 20th, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Come Sunday and Delhiites would finally be savouring piping hot biryanis and melt-in-the-mouth murgh malai tikkas as famous Pakistani restaurateur Shahid Bundu Khan is all set to ... Read more...

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Bollywood’s who’s who wish ‘Eid Mubarak’


November 17th, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) A host of Bollywood celebrities, including megastar Amitabh Bachchan, veteran lyricist Javed Akhtar and actress Preity Zitna, took to social networking sites to wish their friends ... Read more...

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Queen hilsa reigns over Kolkata palates (Eating Out With IANS)


September 10th, 2010 - 9:34 am ICT by IANS
By Pradipta Narayan Tapadar Kolkata, Sep 10 (IANS) As the monsoon drenches Kolkata, hilsa, the silvery delight of a fish that tantalises Bengali palates, is firing the imagination of chefs at restaurants as ... Read more...

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Famous Hyderabadi Haleem set to get GI tag


September 2nd, 2010 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Mohammed Shafeeq Hyderabad, Sep 2 (IANS) Hyderabad is famous for the Charminar, Salarjung Museum, Biryani and IT companies -- and the Hyderabadi Haleem is now all set to join the vaunted list.The ... Read more...

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‘Desi Food Truck’ tickling many a palate in the Big Apple


August 28th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug 28 (ANI): Do you crave for Indian food in the streets of New York? The 'Desi Food Truck' is the answer to your home-food woes.Down the Fifth Avenue and ... Read more...

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Government misusing CBI: Nitin Gadkari (Lead)


July 26th, 2010 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari Monday reiterated his party's stance by alleging that the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government was using the Central Bureau of ... Read more...

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Jackky Bhagnani’s Special Sunday Treat For His Father


June 21st, 2010 - 3:00 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 21, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Jackky Bhagnani was looking forward to the weekend just gone, as he had plans to surprise his father, the famed producer, Vashu Bhagnani. We heard that ... Read more...

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Better vision for Africa - with help of India


June 13th, 2010 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
By Devirupa Mitra New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) Forty-three-year-old Keerti Pradhan, a health management specialist, went to Africa for the first time in 2000. Since then, he has become passionate about applying India's ... Read more...

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A tribute to Mughal era through fashion, food, music


December 15th, 2009 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) It was a journey to the bygone era which had everything --starting from sufiana music to qawwalis, from mushaira to a fashion show topped with a large ... Read more...

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Bigg Boss Season 3 -Synopsis EP 42: DAY 56


November 30th, 2009 - 4:28 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Today morning is peaceful in the Bigg Boss house, as the housemates have decided to keep Maun-vrat. While everyone is carrying out their daily chores peacefully, Vindu and Bhaktyar break their ... Read more...

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No biryani for Imran Khan on Eid


November 27th, 2009 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 27 (IANS) Actor Imran Khan is upset as he won't be able to binge on biryani this Eid Saturday. "This Eid is going to be a sad one. I'm on ... Read more...

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Original Beatles drummer loves his biryani


November 5th, 2009 - 11:04 am ICT by IANS
By Ruchika Kher New Delhi, Nov 5 (IANS) Born in Chennai in 1941, Pete Best, the original drummer of The Beatles, has been living in Liverpool from 1945, but the musician still ... Read more...

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Prayers, feasts and love - India celebrates Eid with fervour (Roundup)


September 21st, 2009 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) From Srinagar to Thiruvananthapuram and Mumbai to Kolkata, India celebrated Eid Monday with millions of Muslims congregating at prayer grounds and mosques to bow down as ... Read more...

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Sania Mirza gets engaged to childhood friend (Lead)


July 11th, 2009 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 10 (IANS) Tennis star Sania Mirza found her match in childhood friend Sohrab Mirza as the two exchanged rings at an engagement ceremony here Friday night that was attended by ... Read more...

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Movie Review: Kirkit (2009)


June 12th, 2009 - 11:34 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Kitkit+Cricket = Kirkit: Amateurish CrapRating: 1 out of 5*Starring: Jackie Shroff, Sayali Bhagat, Sanjay Kapoor, Johhny Lever and Gulshan GroverDirector: Shashi PreetamFive spoilt rich brats come to Goa on a holiday ... Read more...

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Kerala village basks in Pookutty’s Oscar glory (Lead)


February 23rd, 2009 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Anchal (Kerala), Feb 23 (IANS) It seemed like all roads in Kerala led to Villakkupara village, the home of Resul Pookutty who Monday won the Oscar for sound mixing in the film ... Read more...

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