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Life beyond telly: Actors in alternate businesses (Feature)


May 14th, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Acting is their passion, but the profession doesn't guarantee long-term stability. So a bevy of actors, including Ronit Roy, Hiten Tejwani and Rakshanda Khan, ... Read more...

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Dinesh Trivedi: Banerjee’s second choice as railway minister challenges his leader (Profile)


March 14th, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Kolkata, March 14 (IANS) For long Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee's trusted pointsman in New Delhi, Dinesh Trivedi, a trained pilot now in charge of the vast Indian ... Read more...

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Mumbai hit-and-run: Supreme Court upholds three-year jail term (Lead)


January 12th, 2012 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday upheld a Bombay High Court verdict awarding a three-year jail sentence to Alistair Pereira for running his car over 15 labourers ... Read more...

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Nostalgia gets ’shelved’ in British-era shop (With Image)


January 3rd, 2012 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
McLeodganj (Himachal Pradesh), Jan 3 (IANS) For most Indians, colonial British India exists only in movies or Kipling's novels. But in a 152-year-old shop in this Dharamsala suburb the British ... Read more...

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‘Ladies Versus Ricky Behl’, an engaging con caper (IANS Hindi Film Review)


December 10th, 2011 - 1:24 am ICT by IANS
Film: "Ladies Versus Ricky Behl"; Starring: Ranveer Singh, Anushka Sharma, Parineeti Chopra, Aditi Sharma; Directed by: Maneesh Sharma; Rating: ***Please don't look for another "Band Baaja Baaraat" from the Ranveer ... Read more...

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‘Not enough tourists to appreciate fashion in Pakistan’(With Images)


June 22nd, 2011 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Pakistan has its fashion weeks, stores and studios but its fashion retail sector is not growing because there are not enough tourists to appreciate their ... Read more...

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Acting doesn’t fetch enough money: Hiten Tejwani


June 12th, 2011 - 10:45 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, June 12 (IANS) He may have acted in some of small screen's best known shows, but actor Hiten Tejwani, who recently opened a multi-cuisine restaurant in Mumbai, says a ... Read more...

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Corrupt officer or innocent? The jury is divided


June 1st, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 1 (IANS) The man alleged to be one of India's richest and most corrupt bureaucrats is not only still in service with the Chhattisgarh government but insists ... Read more...

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New album about thirst for love: Sarosh Sami


January 23rd, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) Having made his presence felt as an emerging pop singer with his debut album "Hey Ya" in 2005, Sarosh Sami's second but first solo album "Tishnagi" is ... Read more...

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Television Actress Dimple Jhangiani To Quit Acting After Marriage


January 18th, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Television actress Dimple Jhangiani is reportedly ready to bid adieu to her acting career which is going great guns as she is to soon tie the knot with her long ... Read more...

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Shraman Jain found role in ‘Saas Bina Sasural’ irritating


October 26th, 2010 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) When TV actor Shraman Jain was introduced to Prachinprakash, his character in Sony TV's "Saas Bina Sasural", he found it quite "irritating", but now he is at ... Read more...

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Madhur Bhandarkar looking for fresh faces


July 6th, 2010 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Madhur Bhandarkar, who directed films like "Fashion" and "Jail", is looking for new faces on online portal abmeribaari.com for his upcoming film project. "Madhur is looking for a ... Read more...

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Rajan Shahi Or Ekta? Whose Love Story Will Survive?


June 23rd, 2010 - 3:28 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 23, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):While Ekta Kapoor's latest show on Star Plus, "Tere Liye' has a lot to say on love and relationships, the recent show "Chaand Chupa Badal Mein' by ... Read more...

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Manisha Koirala weds Nepali businessman, grand feast on Sunday


June 19th, 2010 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, June 19 (IANS) In a fairytale wedding, Bollywood actor Manisha Koirala tied the knot with Nepali businessman Samrat Dahal in a traditional Nepali ceremony Saturday morning after an ... Read more...

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Mukesh Ambani assures gas to ADAG, lists priorities


June 18th, 2010 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) Mukesh Ambani, chairman of Reliance Industries, Friday assured gas supplies from the Krishna-Godavari basin to power-generation firms led by younger brother Anil and hoped for "harmonious" ties between ... Read more...

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Reconnect to cynicism, mystery and miracles (IANS Books This Week)


June 17th, 2010 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Here are five new books to add to your reading list this week: 1. "Serious Men": Written by Manu Joseph; Published by HarperCollins-India; Priced at Rs.499.Ayyan Mani ... Read more...

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Modi’s influence on IPL comparable to Packer’s on World Series Cricket


March 27th, 2010 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
Dharamsala, Mar.27 (ANI): Neil Maxwell, an Australian player-manager and former chief executive of the IPL franchise Kings XI Punjab, says the credit for the Indian Premier League's success must go to Lalit ... Read more...

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National Award winning child can’t watch his own film


March 4th, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, March 4 (IANS) Shams Patel, who won the best child artist National Award for his performance in "Thanks Maa", is upset because he isn't allowed to watch ... Read more...

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Punjab first family’s eligible bachelor to tie knot


November 15th, 2009 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin Chandigarh, Nov 15 (IANS) Wedding bells are ringing for Punjab's most eligible and powerful bachelor Bikram Singh Majithia, the brother-in-law of Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal.Majithia, the sitting legislator ... Read more...

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UAE will recover from recession by year end: Diplomat


October 17th, 2009 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 17 (IANS) United Arab Emirates will recover from the global recession by the end of the year, the country's envoy to India Mohammed Sultan Abdullah Owais said here Saturday after ... Read more...

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Gianis conquers recession by expanding ice-cream business


September 15th, 2009 - 10:12 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 15(ANI): An enterprising family of ice cream makers in the national capital has conquered the global financial melt-down by taking advantage of property crash to expand their business.For ... Read more...

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Betaab Ekta angry as Channel Chickens out from Shiney Soap


September 8th, 2009 - 11:32 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
By Subhash K Jha Despite stiff opposition from all quarters including the parent channel, Ekta Kapoor is going ahead with her serial Betaab Dil Ki Tamanna Hai based on the Shiney Ahuja ... Read more...

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Govinda brings the house down in ‘Life Partner’ (IANS Film Review - Rating: **)


August 16th, 2009 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Film: "Life Partner"; Cast: Govinda, Tusshar Kapoor, Prachi Desai, Fardeen Khan, Genelia D'Souza; Director: Rumi Jaffrey; Rating: **Some of the writing invested into this not-bad comic look at ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh youth held for obscene MMS


August 10th, 2009 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 10 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh police Monday arrested a 17-year-old youth for allegedly abducting a 16-year-old girl colleague and making an obscene video clip of hers. The MMS clip was shot at ... Read more...

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Jared Kushner And Ivanka Trump Engaged


July 17th, 2009 - 6:26 pm ICT by GD
"I got engaged last night...truly the happiest day of my life!!!" tweeted the beautiful Ivanka Trump, the daughter of real estate baron Donald Trump. The lucky guy is non other than Jared ... Read more...

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No more films after ‘My Name Is Khan’: ‘Slumdog’ kid


April 11th, 2009 - 8:39 am ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, April 11 (IANS) After playing the 'middle' Jamal in "Slumdog Millionaire", Tanay Cheda is set to star in "My Name Is Khan" in which his grownup version ... Read more...

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Sonia sympathises with Mumbai attacks victims, cancels b”day celebrations


December 9th, 2008 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 9 (ANI): Congress president Sonia Gandhi, who turned 62 today, is not celebrating her birthday as a mark of tribute to the victims of Mumbai terror attacks. Home Minister ... Read more...

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Bollywood film “Ek Vivaah Aisa Bhi” all set for release


November 4th, 2008 - 6:49 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Nov 4 (ANI): Bollywood director turned producer Sooraj Barjatya''s film "Ek Vivaah Aisa Bhi" starring Esha Kopikar and Sonu Sood is slated for Friday release.Produced under the banner of Rajshri ... Read more...

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Miley doesn’t want kid brother in showbiz


July 31st, 2008 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) Teen actress Miley Cyrus wants her 13-year-old brother to focus on his studies and not enter show business at such a young age. Contactmusic.com quoted her as saying: ... Read more...

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Shah Rukh is king in world of business too


April 20th, 2008 - 7:23 pm ICT by admin
(Weekly Roundup) By Priyanka Khanna New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan has no equals in the Hindi film industry and now his business acumen seems set to overshadow that of ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama to receive interfaith prize


March 25th, 2008 - 8:22 pm ICT by admin
New York, March 25 (IANS) The Dalai Lama, currently caught in a crossfire between China and protesters in Tibet, has been selected as the first recipient of the international Guru Nanak Interaith ... Read more...

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Practising with Tiger is motivation enough for me: Atwal


March 9th, 2008 - 9:14 pm ICT by admin
(Interview)Kuala Lumpur, March 9 (IANS) Arjun Atwal plays at the same club as the World No 1 Tiger Woods and then quietly reveals that he often practises with him. He may not ... Read more...

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Tough cop Manzil Saini breaks many stereotypes


March 8th, 2008 - 9:48 am ICT by admin
(Interview, For Women's Day March 8) By Ritu Sharma New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) She switched careers to become a cop - that too after marriage - and went on to unearth the sensational ... Read more...

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Congress activists celebrate Sonia Gandhi’s 61st birthday


December 9th, 2007 - 3:46 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Dec 9 (ANI): Hundreds of Congress party activists thronged at their party's president Sonia Gandhi's residence to greet her on her 61st birthday, saying, "Long Live Sonia Gandhi." A huge group ... Read more...

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