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Hats off to actors who work with newcomers: Preity Zinta


September 8th, 2012 - 11:08 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 8 (IANS) Working with newcomers is an uphill task, says Preity Zinta, who will be seen opposite debutant Rhehan Malliek in her maiden production venture "Ishkq In ... Read more...

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Court restrains Emami from airing oil ad on TV


June 18th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday restrained ayurvedic oil maker Emami Ltd. from airing a TV commercial of its "Navratan" oil featuring Bollywood star Amitabh ... Read more...

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CPI-M’s easy win in Tripura bypoll


June 15th, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 15 (IANS) Eight months ahead of the crucial assembly polls in the state, the ruling Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Friday retained the Nalchar seat by increasing ... Read more...

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This official doesn’t want hiked dearness allowance!


April 27th, 2012 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 27 (IANS) How often do you find a government employee who doesn't want a hike in dearness allowance (DA)? But Kolkata resident Hiralal Burman is an exception - ... Read more...

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Boy barred from exam over grandpa’s death


April 7th, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, April 7 (IANS) A Class II school student in Madhya Pradesh was barred from taking his examination because his grandfather died a few days ago and his teacher told ... Read more...

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Sujoy Ghosh plans ‘Jhankaar Beats’ sequel


February 28th, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 28 (IANS) Sujoy Ghosh, who started his career with the hit film "Jhankaar Beats" in 2003, now plans to make a sequel to the musical. He says ... Read more...

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Bengal official’s wings clipped after taking on minister


February 26th, 2012 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 26 (IANS) A day after he accused his minister of warning him to withdraw his order closing illegal saw mills, a top forest official in West Bengal ... Read more...

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This exhibition will be all about celebrating life


February 20th, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) Paintings by more than 50 Indian artistes showcasing the preciousness of life will be displayed from Sunday at a four-day exhibition mounted by road safety ... Read more...

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National grass court tennis from Feb 6 (Lead)


February 1st, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 1 (IANS) Saketh Myneni has got the pride of place in the men's draw of the Rs.500,000 Indian Jute National Grass Court Tennis Championships to be held on ... Read more...

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National Grass Court Tennis meet from Feb 6


February 1st, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 1 (IANS) Saketh Myneni has got a place in the men's draw of the Rs.5 lakh prize money Indian Jute National Grass Court Tennis Championships to be held ... Read more...

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Art collectors’ tribe growing in India (Feature)


September 25th, 2011 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Emerging art collector Prerna Kohli is not as intimidated by art galleries as she was 10 years ago."I want to own works by Paresh Maity ... Read more...

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Mamata’s tryst with nature


July 19th, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Sukna (West Bengal), July 19 (IANS) After inking the Darjeeling accord to pave the way for peace in the turbulent hills of north Bengal, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee spent ... Read more...

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Shoe baron kidnap accused arrested in Maharashtra


July 17th, 2011 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 16 (IANS) Noor-e-Alam, an accused in the sensational kidnapping of shoe baron Partha Pratim Roy Burman in 2001, has been arrested from Maharashtra, police said Saturday.Noor-e-Alam alias Shahbaz ... Read more...

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One killed, 41 injured in Tripura clash


July 11th, 2011 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 11 (IANS) At least one man was killed and 41 people, including 15 policemen, were injured here Monday in a clash between police and Congress workers who were ... Read more...

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Dabur Group’s Ashok Burman dies in London


July 9th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) Ashok C. Burman, chairman-emeritus of the 125-year-old Dabur Group, died in London Saturday noon. He was 81.According to family members, his body will be brought ... Read more...

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Dev Anand gets nostalgic at Taj (Movie Snippets)


May 24th, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Legendary actor Dev Anand recently paid a visit to the iconic Taj by the seaface in Mumbai and it reminded him of the time ... Read more...

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Bengal polls: Choppers deployed in Maoist-hit districts


May 5th, 2011 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 5 (IANS) Two helicopters began aerial surveillance in remote areas of the three Maoist-affected districts of West Bengal Thursday as part of the Election Commission's (EC) security arrangements ... Read more...

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‘Dam 999′ to be screened at Cannes


May 4th, 2011 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, May 4 (IANS) Dam 999, a tribute to the victims of the 1975 Banqiao dam disaster in China, will be screened at the 64th International Film Festival, starting May ... Read more...

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Bihar poll official appointed special observer for Bengal polls


April 29th, 2011 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 29 (IANS) The Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) of Bihar, Sudhir Kumar Mishra, has been appointed the special observer for the fourth phase of the West Bengal assembly elections ... Read more...

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Kings XI Punjab now get rap for running office from house


April 14th, 2011 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 14 (IANS) The Chandigarh estate office has issued a show-cause notice to the owners of Kings XI Punjab team for running their office from a residential area here, ... Read more...

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Chennai Super Kings arrive in Chandigarh to take on Kings XI Punjab


April 12th, 2011 - 10:54 am ICT by ANI
Chandigarh, Apr 12 (ANI): Chennai Super Kings after the thrilling win against Kolkata Knight Riders in the Indian Premier League Twenty20 cricket tourney inaugural match arrived at Chandigarh ahead of their ensuing ... Read more...

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Young designers shine at Pakistan fashion week


March 30th, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, March 30 (IANS) It was the young designers' day out. The fresh ideas and innovativeness of designers like Burhan Khan, Mohsin and duo Moeed Yousaf-Faryal Aftab's was the high ... Read more...

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Left leaders running away from fighting polls: Trinamool


March 13th, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 13 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress Sunday took a dig at West Bengal's Left Front's candidates list for the April-May assembly elections, saying it reflected the ruling Marxists' ... Read more...

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Ashutosh through to last eight, Shivika out of national tennis


March 2nd, 2011 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 2 (IANS) Defending Champion Ashutosh Singh of Delhi remained on course for the title, ousting third seed Mithun Murali of Tamil Nadu 7-5, 6-4 to cruise into the ... Read more...

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Now learn about winemaking at Nashik vineyards


February 24th, 2011 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
By Ruchika Kher Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) Wine lovers in India are in for a treat this weekend with a winemaking workshop being held in Nashik, Maharashtra offering a journey in the lap ... Read more...

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Delhi to host honorary consuls meet


February 12th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) The first South Asian regional meet of honorary consuls will be held in the capital Feb 15-17. Organised by Honorary Consular Corps Diplomatique-India (HCCD) under the ... Read more...

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Sometimes I too face a writer’s block: Gulzar (Interview)


February 11th, 2011 - 9:57 am ICT by IANS
By Ruchika Kher Mumbai, Feb 11 (IANS) Clad in a crisp white kurta-pyjama, Gulzar, with over five decades of work and songs as diverse as "Mora gora rang layle" and "Kajra re" might ... Read more...

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Players from 13 nations in action at ITF women’s meet


January 17th, 2011 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 17 (IANS) Players from 13 countries including India will vie for honours in the US$ 10,000 International Tennis Federation (ITF) Women's International tournament to be held here Jan 24-29.Slovakia's ... Read more...

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Film director files cheating case against Bollywood actress


January 8th, 2011 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Jan 8 (IANS) Film director Sohan Roy said Saturday he has filed a cheating case against Bollywood actress Tulip Joshi for not completing the shooting for his film "Dam 999" despite ... Read more...

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Tigers on the prowl: Saving big cats through art (With Image)


December 17th, 2010 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) Anjolie Ela Menon's latest art project has a statement to make. A stretched fibre glass tiger with three babies in black and gold, it is ... Read more...

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Stay upheld on cricket board’s notice to Kings XI Punjab (Lead)


December 15th, 2010 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 15 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) got another jolt Wednesday when the Bombay High Court upheld an order of a single judge staying the termination ... Read more...

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Bombay High Court stays Kings XI Punjab’s termination from IPL


December 8th, 2010 - 9:54 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Dec 8 (ANI): The Bombay High Court on Wednesday granted Kings XI Punjab an interim stay on its expulsion from the Indian Premier League (IPL) but said the franchise would have ... Read more...

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Probe into Kerry-Lugar funds’ embezzlement by NGOs in Pakistan


November 26th, 2010 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Nov 25 (IANS) Pakistan's National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has decided to investigate reports of alleged corruption in the funds being disbursed to NGOs for development projects under the ... Read more...

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No salary hike for ‘poorly paid’ Tripura legislators


November 2nd, 2010 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Nov 2 (IANS) Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar Tuesday rejected the demand to hike salaries and allowances of state legislators, who are stated to be getting the lowest salary among ... Read more...

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Somdev, Sania to lead India’s challenge in Asian Games tennis


October 22nd, 2010 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Commonwealth Games medallists Somdev Devvarman and Sania Mirza will lead India's challenge in the men's and women's singles event in the Nov 12-27 Asian Games. ... Read more...

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