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Anna’s decision to break off shocking, says Kejriwal


September 20th, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Anti-corruption activist Arvind Kejriwal Thursday described as "shocking, unbelievable and sad" Anna Hazare's decision to break with his former Team Anna members and ... Read more...

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Priyanka Chopra to visit Bareilly on mayor’s invite


September 7th, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 7 (IANS) Actress Priyanka Chopra has been invited to her hometown Bareilly by the city's mayor, ahead of the release of her first music single "In my ... Read more...

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Unmukt meets teachers at Modern School


September 4th, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Unmukt Chand, who led India to victory at the Under-19 cricket World Cup, met his teachers at his former school here and sought their ... Read more...

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Unmukt hopes for an amicable solution with St. Stephen’s


August 31st, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) India's U-19 World Cup winning captain Unmukt Chand hopes that the attendance problem with his alma mater St. Stephen's College would soon be sorted out ... Read more...

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President Mukherjee greets nation on Eid


August 19th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Sunday greeted the nation on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr, which will be celebrated Monday, saying the festival reminded people of their ... Read more...

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eBay bans sale of ‘magic spells’


August 18th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 18 (IANS) Online shopping giant eBay will now forbid the sale of "magic spells, potions, and curses" after users said supernatural claims "often result in issues that can ... Read more...

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Olympics: I was hungry for this medal, says Yogeshwar


August 12th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) Olympic bronze medallist Yogeshwar Dutt said Sunday that he was desperate to win an Olympic medal after a disappointing Beijing Games.Yogeshwar Saturday won the bronze ... Read more...

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Katrina visits Sheikh Chisti’s shrine


August 11th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Fatehpur Sikri (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 11 (IANS) Actor Katrina Kaif Saturday visited the shrine of famous Sufi saint Sheikh Salim Chisti to offer prayers ahead of the release of her ... Read more...

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Ekta to visit Fatehpur Sikri, pray for ‘Kya Super…’ success


June 30th, 2012 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 30 (IANS) Ekta Kapoor is known to be a very religious person. The filmmaker will visit Salim Chisti's shrine at Fatehpur Sikri Sunday to seek blessings for ... Read more...

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65 bikers roar off on Himalayan odyssey


June 23rd, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) The ninth Royal Enfield Himalayan Odyssey was flagged off here Saturday with 65 riders scheduled to cover 2,700 km over a period of 16 days ... Read more...

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I’m very much in the presidential race: Sangma


June 14th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, June 14 (IANS) Former Lok Sabha speaker and Nationalist Congress Party leader P. Sangma Thursday said he was very much in the race for the president's post."I'm still ... Read more...

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Dimple collects victory certificate, thanks voters


June 12th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 12 (IANS) Dimple Yadav, wife of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, Tuesday collected her electoral victory certificate from Kannauj District Magistrate Selva Kumari J.Accompanied by her ... Read more...

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Ranbir, Rishi shake a leg at IIFA


June 10th, 2012 - 4:50 am ICT by IANS
Singapore, June 10 (IANS) Father-son duo Rishi and Ranbir Kapoor set the stage on fire here Saturday at the 13th International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) awards by performing together ... Read more...

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Ramdev, Anna protests ‘timely’: Gen V.K. Singh (Lead, supersedes earlier story)


June 4th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Vrindavan (Uttar Pradesh), June 4 (IANS) Former Indian Army chief General V.K. Singh has said the anti-corruption campaigns by Anna Hazare and Baba Ramdev are "timely and valid".After offering ... Read more...

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Nothing wrong with Ramdev, Anna agitations: Gen V.K. Singh


June 4th, 2012 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
Vrindavan, June 4 (IANS) Ex-army chief General V.K. Singh has thrown his lot behind the anti-graft agitations led by social activist Anna Hazare and yoga guru Baba Ramdev, terming ... Read more...

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Hangal back in action at 97, says age no bar


May 29th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 29 (IANS) Once an actor always an actor. Quite true for 97-year-old A.K. Hangal, who wears grease paint despite the ripe age in a role in the television ... Read more...

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Restore unity, Rahul tells Chhattisgarh Congress


May 18th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 18 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Friday threatened to enforce discipline if the party's top leaders of the party in Chhattisgarh did not come together immediately.Addressing ... Read more...

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Court notice over baba’s magic remedy ads


May 16th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to the central and Delhi governments on a plea seeking action against a self-styled baba who advertises ... Read more...

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China dismisses Dalai Lama’s claim of poison plot


May 14th, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 14 (IANS) A state-run Chinese daily Monday dismissed Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama's claim that China was trying to poison him to death using female devotees, and ... Read more...

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Munda: I am fine, will soon get back to work


May 12th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 12 (IANS) A couple of days after he suffered multiple injuries in a chopper crash, Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda Saturday said he would soon get back to ... Read more...

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Manyata, Malaika attend Shilpa’s baby shower


May 3rd, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 3 (IANS) Bollywood beauties Malaika Arora Khan, Raveena Tandon and Amrita Rao were among the celebrities who came to bless pregnant actress Shilpa Shetty at her baby ... Read more...

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Tragedies like ‘Titanic’ make people happier


March 28th, 2012 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 28 (IANS) Tragedies actually make people happier, at least in the short term, which explains why they are drawn to movies like the "Titanic".Watching a tragedy causes people ... Read more...

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Will take Salim-Javed’s blessing before starting ‘Zanjeer’ remake: Amit Mehra


March 25th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 25 (IANS) I will discuss the "Zanjeer" remake script with Salim Khan and Javed Akhtar once it's ready, says first-time producer Amit Mehra, adding that they bought ... Read more...

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Dawoodi Bohras celebrate Syedna’s birthday


March 13th, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 13 (IANS) Lakhs of Dawoodi Bohras from India and around the world congregated in Surat Tuesday to mark the 101st birthday celebrations of their spiritual leader, Syedna Mohammed ... Read more...

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All promises will be fulfilled: Akhilesh


March 10th, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 10 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister designate Akhilesh Yadav Saturday said all promises made by the Samajwadi Party (SP) will be taken up on priority by his government.Addressing ... Read more...

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India bids for 2015 Club World Cup, U-17 World Cup in 2017


March 9th, 2012 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) All India Football Federation (AIFF) president Praful Patel launched the country's bid to host the prestigious 2015 Club World Cup and the 2017 U-17 World ... Read more...

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Tough to be No.1 father, husband: Govinda


March 3rd, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 3 (IANS) He earned the tag of the No.1 actor after a string of films like "Coolie No.1", "Hero No.1", "Aunty No.1", "Anari No.1" and "Beti No.1", ... Read more...

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Javed-Rahman combination best, says Shabana Azmi


February 17th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 17 (IANS) Actress and social activist Shabana Azmi feels that when it comes to music, the combination of her lyricist husband Javed Akhtar and composer A.R. Rahman ... Read more...

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My son-in-law is very good looking: Hema Malini


February 12th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 12 (IANS) Dharmendra and Hema Malini's elder daughter Esha Deol Sunday got engaged to businessman Bharat Takhtani, whom the Dream Girl describes as a "good looking" guy."The wedding ... Read more...

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Dalit groom seeks police protection to ride mare


February 11th, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Feb 11 (IANS) A Dalit bridegroom in a Rajasthan village had to seek police protection to ride a mare as part of his marriage rituals following opposition from upper ... Read more...

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Jolie grateful to humanitarian deeds


February 11th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 11 (IANS) Actress Angelina Jolie says she would have led a "very shallow, horrible life" if she hadn't thrown herself into humanitarian work to keep her grounded ... Read more...

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Asha compares Ravi Shankar’s looks to Tagore


January 31st, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) When singing legend Asha Bhosle came face-to-face with 92-year-old sitar maestro Ravi Shankar after a long time here Tuesday, she couldn't help but compare his ... Read more...

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Bengal celebrates Saraswati Puja


January 28th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 28 (IANS)Bengal celebrated the day of knowledge by worshipping Goddess Saraswati with colour, ceremonies and fervour - and no studies.Saraswati puja, the rite of worship to the goddess ... Read more...

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Ali Zafar prays for Mehdi Hassan’s good health


January 16th, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) Pakistani actor-singer Ali Zafar says ailing ghazal maestro Mehdi Hassan is irreplaceable and has hoped that he recovers soon."Mehdi Hassan Khan Sahab. Jab tak aapka ... Read more...

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Akshay’s New Year woe - shoulder injury


January 12th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) The New Year started off on a sour note for actor Akshay Kumar as he was in pain after injuring his shoulder, but he ... Read more...

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