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Pre-orders for Kareena-inspired ‘Heroine’ collection


September 21st, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Bollywood continues to inspire fashion among youngsters, and if you're one among those who fancies Kareena Kapoor's outfits from "Heroine", here's your chance to grab ... Read more...

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‘Rebel’ shooting complete, audio to be released Sep 14


September 5th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 5 (IANS) Director Raghava Lawrence Wednesday wrapped up the shooting of his action film "Rebel" and is set to release its audio Sep 14.The film went on floors ... Read more...

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Moody’s changes EU rating outlook to negative


September 4th, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 4 (IANS) Rating agency Moody's Investors Service has changed its outlook on the European Union's long-term debt ratings to negative from stable, sending a warning signal on ... Read more...

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‘Baadshah’ album on right track, three songs completed


September 2nd, 2012 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 1 (IANS) Composer S.S. Thaman is all set to meet the December deadline for the soundtrack of the much talked about Junior NTR starrer "Baashah". He has already ... Read more...

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Ghana spent $1.8 mn on late president’s funeral


August 28th, 2012 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, Aug 28 (IANS) Ghana spent a total of 3.6 million Ghana cedis ($1.8 million) on the funeral of former president John Evans Atta Mills, who died late July and ... Read more...

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NASA to launch another Mars mission


August 21st, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) NASA astonished many with the bravery act of driving all round Mars with four rovers. On top of this there were plans to go deeper into ... Read more...

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Ramesh offers Rs.900 crore for village coordinators


August 18th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh Saturday proposed a grant of Rs.990 crore to the women and child development ministry for hiring women village coordinators for ... Read more...

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Lohan splurges on surfing kit for brother


August 16th, 2012 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 16 (IANS) Actress Lindsay Lohan splurged $2,723 at a surf shop in Huntington Beach, California, for her 16-year-old brother Cody.According to tmz.com, the store gave Lohan ... Read more...

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Mahesh Bhatt upset with Rs.100 crore club trend


August 15th, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 15 (IANS) Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt is angry with the current trend of Rs.100 crore films because he feels it overshadows successful small budget movies."The tragedy of our ... Read more...

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Delhi approves food security scheme for poor


August 13th, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) The Delhi government Monday gave its nod to implementing a project to provide food security to two lakh vulnerable households in the current year not ... Read more...

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(VM) ‘Disco Valley’overcomes pig problem


August 8th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 8 (IANS) The producer of "Disco Valley" faced a pig crisis. He wanted to hire a trained pig and transport it from Australia to Fiji for the movie, ... Read more...

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‘Jism 2′ makes Rs.21 crore in opening weekend


August 6th, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 6 (IANS) Pooja Bhatt's erotic thriller "Jism 2" is doing roaring business at the box office. It has managed to rake in an encouraging figure of Rs.21 ... Read more...

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Probe ordered into leakage of UP order on graveyards to media


August 4th, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 3 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh's minorities welfare minister Friday ordered a probe into the leakage of an order on construction of walls around graveyards to the media.Mohd Azam Khan, ... Read more...

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70,000 Pakistani officials have not got salary


August 3rd, 2012 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 3 (IANS) A staggering 70,000 government employees here did not get their salary on time due to an auditors' strike, a media report said.The daily Dawn said as ... Read more...

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Kerala okays medical college


July 29th, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 29 (IANS) The Kerala government has okayed the setting up of a Rs.300 crore hospital and medical college in which the diaspora will be allowed to invest.The Kerala ... Read more...

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Knightley wants to avoid big movie roles


July 27th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 27 (IANS) Actress Keira Knightley has featured in big ticket films like "Pride and Prejudice" and the "Pirates of the Caribbean" series, but now she wants ... Read more...

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‘Bol Bachchan’ crosses Rs. 100 crore mark


July 26th, 2012 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) Rohit Shetty is on a roll! After "Golmaal 3" and "Singham", the director's "Bol Bachchan" has made it to the hyped Rs.100 crore mark at ... Read more...

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Maradona wants to keep coaching UAE team


July 12th, 2012 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, July 12 (IANS) Diego Maradona has said he would like to continue as coach of Dubai's Al Wasl team despite the club's announcement of his dismissal.Maradona, expected to ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Over Rs.5,000 crore more approved for defence network


July 3rd, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) The government Tuesday approved an additional Rs.5,236 crore for the Defence Optical Fibre Cable network, which will provide a communications backbone for the armed forces.According ... Read more...

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Hoping service tax target will be exceeded: Mukherjee


June 20th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said Wednesday service tax collections surged by 40 percent in the first two months of the current financial year and ... Read more...

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Small films bigger than Rs.100 crore grossers: Priyanka


June 19th, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 19 (IANS) Priyanka Chopra's "Don 2: The King Is Back" and "Agneepath" managed to mint over Rs.100 crore ($22 million) at the box office, but she hails ... Read more...

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Won’t let anyone derail democracy: Gilani


June 17th, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 17 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said although conspiracies are being hatched to undermine democracy, his Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) will not let this ... Read more...

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Mayawati plotted land scam in Noida: Minister


June 15th, 2012 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 14 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Irrigation Minister Shivpal Singh Yadav Thursday accused the previous Mayawati government of plotting a multi-crore rupee scam involving irrigation department land in Noida ... Read more...

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Hockey India signs 28 domestic players for pro-league


June 8th, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) Top Indian forwards Shivendra Singh, Tushar Khandekar and Yuvraj Walmiki, besides 25 others, signed up for the inaugural cash-rich professional league of Hockey India (HI) ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Congress wants Parrikar to cut diesel price


June 6th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 6 (IANS) The Congress in Goa now wants Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar to extend his petrol price slashing formula to diesel.Speaking to reporters here, Congress spokesperson Amarnath Panjikar ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

‘Pyaar Ka Punchnama 2′ on floors next year


June 5th, 2012 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) "Pyaar Ka Punchnama" was 2011's small budget surprise-turned-hit. However, as fans eagerly wait for its sequel, director Luv Ranjan says they would have to wait ... Read more...

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Government withdraws VAT on CNG


June 4th, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Monday announced a withdrawal of five percent value added tax (VAT) levied on CNG. As a result, the price of ... Read more...

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Akshay thanks fans for ‘Rowdy Rathore’ success


June 4th, 2012 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 4 (IANS) Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar has thanked his fans for giving "Rowdy Rathore" the biggest solo opening of his career."I owe a HUGE thank you to ... Read more...

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Action works for Akshay, ‘Rowdy Rathore’ earns Rs.29.8 cr


June 3rd, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 3 (IANS) It seems that viewers are liking Akshay Kumar in his action hero avatar in "Rowdy Rathore", which earned Rs.29.8 crore on the first two days."Rowdy ... Read more...

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Highlights of Delhi budget


May 29th, 2012 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Highlights of the Delhi budget for 2012-13 presented Monday by Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit:- Scholarships for students belonging to th Scheduled Castes (SC), the Scheduled Tribes(ST), other backward classes (OBCs) and ... Read more...

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Direct taxes should be 12 percent of GDP: Mukherjee


May 27th, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 27 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Sunday said the share of direct tax revenue should be 12 percent of the country's gross domestic product (GDP)."Direct taxes, being ... Read more...

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Commoners slam petrol price hike


May 23rd, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Wednesday's petrol price hike was denounced by the middle class, with some calling it outrageous."This is shocking and outrageous and will surely break our backs," ... Read more...

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‘Ishaqzaade’ well-received, Arjun overwhelmed


May 17th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) Arjun Kapoor, son of producer Boney Kapoor, is happy with the performance of his debut film "Ishqzaade" and says it's overwhelming to see that the movie ... Read more...

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Spend more on higher education: Parliamentary panel to government


May 9th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) A parliamentary panel Wednesday asked the government to increase its spending on higher education to 25 percent of all spending on education in the 12th ... Read more...

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India pays Rs.600 crore as Haj subsidy annually


May 8th, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) India provides subsidy to over a lakh pilgrims who go to Makkah and Madina annually and spends over Rs.600 crore ($120 million) every year on ... Read more...

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