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Bappi Lahiri to judge DJ hunt


September 19th, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Bollywood composer Bappi Lahiri will be judging the second season of a disc-jockey (DJ) hunt "MirchiMix" by a radio station, and says he is looking ... Read more...

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Cyrus launches design contest


September 10th, 2012 - 7:19 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 10 (IANS) Pop sensation Miley Cyrus has invited aspiring artists and fashion designers to send their ideas to her official website and get them made into ... Read more...

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Casillas, Xavi win Prince of Asturias award


September 6th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 6 (IANS) The prestigious Prince of Asturias Award for Sport was awarded to Spain football internationals Iker Casillas and Xavi Hernandez.The award saw the Real Madrid goalkeeper and ... Read more...

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Vijay, Yogeshwar honoured with Khel Ratna; 25 get Arjuna


August 29th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Olympic medallists Vijay Kumar and Yogeshwar Dutt were conferred with the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award by President Pranab Mukherjee while a record 25 ... Read more...

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Mexico City marathon attracts 18,000 runners


August 22nd, 2012 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 22 (IANS) The organisers of the 30th Mexico City International Marathon expect about 18,000 runners to participate in the race Sep 2.Mexico City Sports Institute (IDDF) Director ... Read more...

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I want to be like Hrithik Roshan: ‘DID Li’l Masters 2′ winner (With Images)


August 13th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Winning reality show "Dance India Dance Li'l Masters 2" seems like a "dream" for Faisal Khan, whose father is an autorickshaw driver. The 13-year-old ... Read more...

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Saahil Prem in search of debut film’s title


July 28th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Debutant director Saahil Prem has taken the social networking route to hunt for an apt title for his dance-based film, tentatively called "Someday".The movie ... Read more...

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Boxers reaching London early to get acclimatised and train


July 12th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) The Indian boxing contingent for the Olympics is leaving for London in the early hours Friday to get acclimatised and train for the big event, ... Read more...

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Ukraine offered $16 million bonus for Euro 2012 triumph


June 7th, 2012 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, June 7 (IANS) Ukraine's national football team will share a bonus of $16.2 million if they win the Euro 2012 Championship beginning Friday."Our financial incentive is better compared to ... Read more...

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Contest for press photographers launched


May 13th, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 13 (IANS) Mumbai-based Media Foundation of India (MFI) has launched the second edition of its photo contest for full-time professional press photographers.The MFI National Press Photo Contest 2012 ... Read more...

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Benegal, Madhuri bag Raj Kapoor awards


April 21st, 2012 - 3:12 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 21 (IANS) Bollywood veterans, director Shyam Benegal and actress Madhuri Dixit will receive this year's Raj Kapoor awards constituted by the Maharashtra government, Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan announced ... Read more...

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In IPL season, Chandigarh to play gully cricket


April 2nd, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 2 (IANS) Over 8,000 players, 552 teams, including 23 teams of girls, nearly 35 locations and more. As cricket fans get ready for the popular T20 Indian ... Read more...

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Sialkot Stallions win Pakistan’s premier T20


April 2nd, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamababd, April 2 (IANS) Sialkot Stallions won Pakistan's prestigious national Twenty20 cricket tournament beating Karachi Dolphins in the final at Rawalpindi near here.Sialkot Stallions lifted the title for the seventh ... Read more...

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Hockey player Raj Rani wins ‘Survivor India’


March 18th, 2012 - 2:10 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 18 (IANS) Hockey player Raj Rani was declared the winner of "Survivor India" Saturday night.Haryana-based Rani beat TV producer J.D. Majethia and Canada-based RJ Stithpragya Mohan to walk ... Read more...

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`Bonsai’ wins best film at Miami fest


March 12th, 2012 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Miami, March 12 (IANS/EFE) "Bonsai", directed by Chile's Cristian Jimenez, won the best Ibero-American film award at Miami's International Film Festival, which concluded its 29th edition Sunday after the screening ... Read more...

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Dejected Rajpal blames HI for his omission from London list


February 27th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) A dejected former India hockey captain Rajpal Singh Monday said he expected his exclusion from the list of 48 probables for the London Olympics and ... Read more...

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Borde, Mahita top in Chennai cycling race


February 26th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 26 (IANS) Rahul Borde from Maharashtra won the Mens' National Race in the inaugural BSA Hercules Chennai Cycling race here Sunday, covering the 56 km course in 1:20.50 ... Read more...

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Lady Luck smiles on labour, honesty takes spotlight


February 25th, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Feb 25 (IANS) The stake was as high as Rs.40 lakh and a brand new, gleaming Innova car. But instead of claiming the prize himself, a lottery vendor here ... Read more...

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Mike Pandey presented V. Shantaram award


February 5th, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) India's veteran environmental film maker Mike Pandey has been presented the V. Shantaram Life Time Achievement Award of the Mumbai International Film Festival 2012. The ... Read more...

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Cash award to Bindra for Asian shooting gold


January 18th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) India's Olympic shooting champion Abhinav Bindra Wednesday was awarded with a cash prize by Sports Minister Ajay Maken for winning the 10-metre air rifle ... Read more...

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No kid for now, keen for good work: Juhi Parmar (Interview)


January 8th, 2012 - 1:13 am ICT by IANS
Karjat (Mumbai), Jan 7 (IANS) When Juhi Parmar emerged as the winner of "Bigg Boss 5" and stepped out of the controversial house Saturday night, it was to be greeted ... Read more...

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‘Masterchef’ Shipra feels she has much to stir


January 3rd, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 3 (IANS) For Shipra Khanna, it was a perfect recipe that took her to the top in the world of cooking. But this winner of "MasterChef India" ... Read more...

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Shipra Khanna wins ‘MasterChef India 2′


January 2nd, 2012 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 1 (IANS) It could not have been a better start in 2012 for Shipra Khanna from Shimla who Sunday night walked away with the title of ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama honoured


December 2nd, 2011 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) The Dalai Lama was Friday awarded with the Dayawati Modi Award for Art, Culture and Education for 2011 for his contribution towards universal peace, ... Read more...

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BCCI institutes awards named after Lala Amarnath


October 29th, 2011 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 29 (IANS) To commemorate the birth centenary of former Indian captain Lala Amarnath, the Indian cricket board Saturday decided to institute awards in his name for the best ... Read more...

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Nine Woman GMs for National Chess


October 28th, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 28 (IANS) Nine Woman Grandmasters, including World junior girls champion Sowmya Swaminathan from Pune, will be taking part in the Velammal 38th National women's premier chess championship that ... Read more...

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India women?s hockey captain to be honoured


October 26th, 2011 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Oct 26 (IANS) Indian women?s hockey team captain Saba Anjum will get Chhattisgarh's top Gundadhur sports award, official sources said Wednesday."The award will be conferred on Saba Anjum as ... Read more...

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AIFF announces cash prize for under-16 team, staff


October 7th, 2011 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) The All India Football Federation (AIFF) Friday announced a cash prize of Rs.25,000 each for the U-16 boys and the support staff after the team ... Read more...

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Himachal teacher donates national award money


September 5th, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 5 (IANS) The principal of a residential school in Himachal Pradesh?s Chamba district donated to a relief fund the cash he got as part of the National ... Read more...

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Colombian couple wins World Tango Championship


August 31st, 2011 - 11:22 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Aug 31 (IANS/EFE) A Colombian couple won the 9th World Tango Championship in Buenos Aires in a very close final in the ballroom category, a style uniquely identified ... Read more...

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Goa chess ace Kulkarni awarded Dilip Sardesai sports award


August 25th, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 25 (IANS) Goa's chess ace Bhakti Kulkarni has been chosen for the state government's Dilip Sardesai sports excellence award this year as Chief Minister Digambar Kamat refuted claims ... Read more...

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Women awarded for exemplary work for marginalised kids


August 19th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Three women have been awarded by the ministry of women and child development for their exemplary work for the welfare of marginalised children in different ... Read more...

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Wonderful moment for contemporary Indian writing: Shanker


August 9th, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Locarno (Switzerland), Aug 9 (IANS) Shanker Raman, a choreographer-turned-writer-turned-director, one of the winners of the Grand Open Doors for his script "The Trapper's Snare" here, feels this is the best ... Read more...

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Youth conference to find solutions to urban problems


July 23rd, 2011 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) In an attempt to encourage youngsters to understand issues like unemployment, migration, pollution and the likes, and come up with possible solutions which maybe implemented, ... Read more...

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Vasuki Sunkavalli is Miss Universe India 2011


July 16th, 2011 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) Vasuki Sunkavalli, popularly known as Vasuki in the Indian modelling industry, has been chosen to represent India at the Miss Universe contest this year. She says ... Read more...

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