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Trying innovative ideas full of struggle: Shirish (Movie Snippets)


August 29th, 2012 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 29 (IANS) After making a musical "Jaan-E-Mann", Shirish Kunder has tried to be different with fantasy adventure drama "Joker" and the filmmaker hopes it helps him explore ... Read more...

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Vindu reveals family secrets, plans to make documentary on dad


July 17th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 17 (IANS) Dara Singh's son Vindu candidly admits he has a half-brother and that he plans to carry forward his father's legacy. He also plans to make a ... Read more...

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Jayaram in second round of Asian Badminton Championship


April 17th, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Qingdao (China), April 17 (IANS) India's top men's shuttler Ajay Jayaram notched up a straight-set victory at the Asian Badminton Championships here Tuesday on a day best forgotten when three ... Read more...

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Boost cooperation, IMF chief urges


April 4th, 2012 - 1:07 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 3 (IANS) The head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Tuesday called for global cooperation to increase the IMF's ability to tackle challenges, warning that the world's economic ... Read more...

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Sharmila Nicollet shoots even par 71, makes cut in Morocco


March 24th, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Agadir (Morocco), March 24 (IANS) India's Sharmila Nicollet made her first cut of the season on the Ladies European Tour as she carded a second round 71 after a tough ... Read more...

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Rail budget row: Congress steps up outreach to defuse crisis (Roundup)


March 15th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) The row over rail fare hikes and speculation about Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi's resignation Thursday rocked both house of parliament, with the government deferring ... Read more...

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Discernible defrosting of Pakistan, India ties: Daily


February 17th, 2012 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 17 (IANS) Pakistan and India have moved on from the low point of the Mumbai attacks and now there is a discernible defrosting of ties, said a Pakistani ... Read more...

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Real Madrid to face Sevilla in Spain’s Primera Liga


December 15th, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Dec 15 (IANS) Real Madrid will be the centre of attraction this weekend when they visit fifth-placed Sevilla in the Spanish Primera Liga with FC Barcelona in Japan contesting ... Read more...

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Champions Trophy: Australia beat Pakistan 6-1, NZ hold Netherlands 3-3


December 6th, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Auckland, Dec 6 (IANS) Australia thrashed Pakistan 6-1 with captain Jamie Dwyer scoring a hat-trick while hosts New Zealand drew 3-3 with the Netherlands after a sensational day of action ... Read more...

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Australia bowled out for their fourth lowest Test total


November 10th, 2011 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, Nov 10 (IANS) Australia collapsed to their fourth lowest total in Test cricket, managing a paltry 47 in their second innings against South Africa here Thursday.In fact, Australia ... Read more...

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‘Mummy Punjabi’ - a condensed soap opera (IANS Movie Review)


September 4th, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Mummy Punjabi"; Director: Pammi Somal; Cast: Kirron Kher, Jackie Shroff, Divya Dutta and Kanwaljeet Singh; Rating: * 1/2Today there are more soaps on television then the real soaps in people's ... Read more...

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Happy to equal Gavaskar’s 34 Test centuries: Dravid


July 31st, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Nottingham, July 31 (IANS) Rahul Dravid says he is elated to equal his childhood hero Sunil Gavaskar's record of 34 Test centuries.Dravid scored a gritty 117 at Trent Bridge ... Read more...

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Apple has more cash than US government today


July 29th, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
New York, July 29 (IANS) As of today, Apple boss Steve Jobs is richer than Uncle Sam.While the world's most powerful government has just $73.76 billion in its reserves, the ... Read more...

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IMF approves $36.8 bn loan for Portugal


May 22nd, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has approved a 26 billion euro ($36.8 billion) loan for Portugal to help the country overcome its debt crisis.The Washington-based ... Read more...

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Russia praises Osama operation, urges US for greater counterterror cooperation


May 5th, 2011 - 11:52 am ICT by ANI
Moscow, May 5 (ANI): Russia has warmly welcomed the US operation that killed Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden and has urged Washington to use the occasion to explore joint efforts to fight ... Read more...

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We are doing everything possible for a peaceful summer: Omar Abdullah


April 27th, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by ANI
Jammu, Apr.27 (ANI): In an expansive television interview to ANI (part 1), the Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir, Omar Abdullah, said that his administration was leaving no stone unturned to ensure ... Read more...

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Man City heading for Champions League


April 26th, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 26 (ANI): Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini is relieved for the time being as his team is heading for the Champions League, after striker Edin Dzeko hit his first ... Read more...

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Super senior citizens hail income tax sops


March 1st, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) A day after the federal budget, senior citizens practising laughter therapy at the Nehru Park in the capital's diplomatic enclave had real reasons to laugh - ... Read more...

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Botham warns critics ‘quality player’ Clarke will soon be over his ‘rough patch’


January 28th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 28(ANI): Former England all-rounder Ian Botham reckons that the current spate of criticism of stand-in Australian captain Michael Clarke is unfair.Botham said that Clarke's position in the team for the ... Read more...

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North battling to demystify enigma behind his batting peaks and troughs


November 24th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 24(ANI): Australian middle-order batsman Marcus North admits that he struggles to fully understand why his career has been so distorted.North has scored five centuries in 19 Tests, but he ... Read more...

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North burns for Ashes revenge


November 23rd, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane, Nov.23 (ANI): Thirty-one-year-old Western Australian left-hand batsman Marcus North heads into the first Test against England at the Gabba on Thursday still under pressure to keep his spot, but is confident ... Read more...

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NATO’s dilemma is how to stop Taliban’s return


October 30th, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington/Kabul, Oct. 30 (ANI): NATO and Afghan forces are drawing up plans to stop the Taliban from re-infiltrating in the country and preventing it from waging a campaign of intimidation against ... Read more...

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Thursdays best for sex and Wednesdays to find love


October 15th, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 15 (ANI): Did you know Thursday is best for having sex? Or Wednesday is the best bet to find the love of your life? If not, then here's a new ... Read more...

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Thumbs up for Metro’s ladies coach


October 3rd, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) The exclusive women's coach on Delhi Metro trains has been welcomed with open arms by the fairer sex much to the chargin of male travellers."It is ... Read more...

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Senate Republicans allow India to momentarily breathe easy on outsourcing front


September 29th, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept.29 (ANI): India, a key outlet for global outsourcing, especially from the United States, has been given some breathing space with Senate Republicans on Tuesday blocking a Democratic plan to encourage ... Read more...

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‘Dabangg’ brings Pakistani public back to cinema halls


September 27th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Lahore, Sep 27 (IANS) The footfalls at Pakistani cinema halls went down when Indian movies were banned during the Eid period, but Salman Khan-starrer "Dabangg" has created a buzz ... Read more...

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No show this week as ‘Anjaana Anjaani’ moves ahead


September 23rd, 2010 - 1:50 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 23, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Audience were all geared up to watch 'Anjaana Anjaani' this weekend before the makers decided to push the film ahead by a week in wake of ... Read more...

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The Jammu and Kashmir situation: All Party Delegation - Part II


September 20th, 2010 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
By Salim HaqNew Delhi, Sept.20 (ANI): A few pointers that the APPD could do well to remember.First, the delegation will have to convince the people that they are there to make a ... Read more...

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Putin bans grain exports to give Russian economy breathing space


August 6th, 2010 - 7:01 pm ICT by ANI
Moscow, Aug.6 (ANI): Russian Prime Minister Vladimir V. Putin has banned exports of grain after millions of acres of Russian wheat was left withered by a severe drought, drove up prices around ... Read more...

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Pehla Sitara Directorial Debut of MF Husain’s Son Owais


August 4th, 2010 - 9:04 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 4, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Artist turned filmmaker son Owais Hussain, son of veteran controversial artist MF Hussain who is in exile now, is about to hit the headlines of the ... Read more...

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Javed Akhtar joins Twitter (Film Snippets)


June 8th, 2010 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) Popular lyricist and scriptwriter Javed Akhtar has joined the ever growing Bollywood club on microblogging site Twitter. "Hi everybody. This is Javed Akhtar joining the Twitter club. Hope ... Read more...

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‘Slow starters’ Pak to go all out against India, Spain during hockey World Cup


February 25th, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Feb.25 (ANI): Pakistan hockey coach Shahid Ali Khan has said his team would come out all guns blazing during the inaugural match against India and its next encounter against Spain in ... Read more...

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Overfishing threatens key species in Mexico: Greenpeace


February 17th, 2010 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Feb 17 (IANS/EFE) The species of fish and shellfish most consumed in Mexico "are at risk" due to overfishing, according to international NGO Greenpeace. Red snapper, shrimp, sardines, sharks, rays, tuna ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Man U owners’ plan to leave club in 54 million pound shock


January 25th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 25(ANI): Manchester United's owners, the Florida-based Glazer family, are planning to spend another 54 million pounds of the club's cash to fight off their huge debt.The figure represents fees ... Read more...

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Husbands’ extra-marital affairs ‘are good for marriage’!


December 30th, 2009 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 30 (ANI): If your husband is enjoying a secret rendezvous with another women, don't run after him with a knife, for the extra-marital affair is a sign that your marriage ... Read more...

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