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‘Travel, urbanisation have led to 50-fold rise in dengue cases’


September 17th, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 15 (IANS) Constant travelling and rapid urbanisation of rural areas have contributed to a nearly 50-fold increase in dengue cases over the last 50 years, say experts."Aedes aegypti ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

US college screens `Sholay’ to kick off ‘Year of India’


September 13th, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 13 (IANS) An American college, which has on its rolls over 20,000 students from 170 nations, screened the 1970s bollywood blockbuster "Sholay" as it hosted a `Year ... Read more...

Posted in World |

President Mukherjee to visit Bengal next week


September 8th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 8 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee will pay his first visit to his home state West Bengal after taking over the nation's top post Sep 14-16 during which ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh meets Zardari


August 30th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 30 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh met Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari here Thursday evening on the sidelines of the Non-Aligned Movement Summit.The meeting lasted 30-35 ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Aamir brings smile to ‘Jalpari’ director (Movie Snippets)(With Images)


August 30th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) Aamir Khan surely goes out of his way for causes that are close to his heart. The actor, busy with a shooting schedule in Chicago, ... Read more...

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Rohit Roy wanted Hangal for ‘Shaukeen’ remake (Movie Snippets)


August 27th, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 27 (IANS) Rohit Roy was was hoping to cast A.K. Hangal in the remake of 1982 film "Shaukeen", but rues his wish will remain unfulfilled after the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Shirin Farhad Ki Toh Nikal Padi’: Farah shines in pastiche Parsi romance (IANS Hindi Film Review)


August 25th, 2012 - 1:07 am ICT by IANS
Film: "Shirin Farhad Ki Toh Nikal Padi"; Starring: Boman Irani, Farah Khan; Directed by: Bela Bhansali Sehgal; Rating: ***When two Parsis fall in love, there's bound to be friction. They ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Proving yourself biggest challenge: Suraj Jagan (Movie Snippets)


August 24th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Singer Suraj Jagan says having contacts in the industry helps getting an easy entry, but to stay put, it is important to prove your ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Jalpari’ not a serious film: Nila Madhab Panda


August 23rd, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Director Nila Madhab Panda, known for "I Am Kalam", says his forthcoming movie "Jalpari: The Desert Mermaid", based on the issue of female foeticide, is ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Juhi, Sonakshi go on shopping spree at Patiala (Snippets)


August 16th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Juhi Chawla and Sonakshi Sinha hit it off so well while shooting "Son Of Sardaar" in Patiala, that they used to shop at local ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Seven Maoists get political prisoner status


August 8th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 8 (IANS) The Calcutta High Court Wednesday granted status of political prisoners to seven Maoist leaders and sympathizers in West Bengal jails, the rebels' counsel said.The seven include ... Read more...

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Our society has double standards: Tannishtha


August 8th, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Actress Tannishtha Chatterjee, who has worked in both Indian and international cinema, feels people have double standards when it comes to women."Our society and the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Tannishtha mastered Kutchi dialect, thanks to local teacher (With Image)


August 7th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 7 (IANS) Actress Tannishtha Chatterjee, who plays a Kutchi villager in Girish Malik's "Jal", had to undergo an intense workshop with the locals to pick their native accent.Instead ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

I would like to inherit his political legacy: Pranab’s son


July 25th, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee's politician son Abhijit said Wednesday that he would like to step into his father's shoes as Lok Sabha MP from West ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Double for Team Maini Racing


July 22nd, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 22 (IANS) Gujarat schoolgirl Mira Kirit Erda of Team Maini Racing took the honours in the Micro Max category while teammates Kush Maini (Juniors) and Chittesh Mandody (Mohite's ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

High-level panel formed to resolve defence pay disparity


July 13th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The government Friday set up a high level committee headed by Cabinet Secretary Ajith Seth to resolve pending issues concerning defence personnel and ex-servicemen, ... Read more...

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I’ve faced many insults: Dibakar Bannerjee


June 24th, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 24 (IANS) Instead of being angry with Pitobash Tripathy for badmouthing him, Dibakar Banerjee says he understands the actor's frustration as he himself faced the same humiliation and ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Congress, BJP clash in JPC probing 2G scam


June 19th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) The Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC), probing the 2G spectrum scam, saw heated exchanges between the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) members over ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Khanna elected AITA president


June 16th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 16 (IANS) Anil Khanna was unanimously elected president of the All India Tennis Association at its Annual General Meeting (AGM) here Saturday while Bharat Oza became ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Bipasha to do ‘Shaukeen’ remake


June 15th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) Actor-filmmaker Rohit Roy says Bipasha Basu has given a heads up for his next directorial venture, a remake of 1982 classic "Shaukeen"."Bipasha loved the script ... Read more...

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Bengal Congress lashes out at Mamata for rejecting Pranab


June 14th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 14 (IANS) Lashing out at West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for indirectly rejecting the name of union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee for the president's post, Congress ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Cornered Congress to ‘reach out’ to smaller parties (Second Lead)


June 14th, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Manmohan Singh will continue as prime minister till 2014, a cornered Congress broke its silence to declare Thursday, amid indications it would reach out ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Mamata plays pivotal role in presidential talk (Lead)


June 13th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee was at the centre of a political drama Wednesday when she stunned everyone by announcing three new names, including ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Never planned ‘Shanghai’ to be blockbuster: Banerjee


June 12th, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 12 (IANS) Dibakar Banerjee's "Shanghai" has broken even and the director says his aim was to create a profit-making venture and not a blockbuster."'Shanghai' was never made to ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Jalpari’ to compete at Asia Pacific Screen Awards


June 11th, 2012 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 11 (IANS) "I Am Kalam" director Nila Madhab Panda's second film "Jalpari - The Desert Mermaid" is in competition at the sixth edition of the prestigious Asia ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Sunny Deol a thorough gentleman: Tannishtha Chatterjee


June 9th, 2012 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 9 (IANS) Actress Tannishtha Chatterjee, who has earlier worked with Abhay Deol, has now teamed with his elder cousin Sunny for her first commercial Hindi film "I Love ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Delhi Metro hiccup affects thousands (Lead)


June 8th, 2012 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) Thousands of Delhi Metro passengers were stranded after a technical snag hit services between Dwarka and Noida City Centre/Vaishali during Friday morning peak hours.By the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Technical snag hits Delhi Metro


June 8th, 2012 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) A technical snag hit Delhi Metro's blue line stretch between Dwarka and Noida City Centre stations Friday, leading to massive crowds in trains and metro ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Bollywood embracing trash of the west: Tannishtha Chatterjee


June 5th, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 5 (IANS) Actress Tannishtha Chatterjee, who has kept her distance from typical Bollywood potboilers, skin show and the glamourous look, feels the Hindi film industry is not ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Ready to meet digitalisation deadline: Cable TV operators


June 1st, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 1 (IANS) With digitalisation of television networks in all four metros of the country due on July 1 this year,cable operators and multiple system operators (MSOs) Friday said ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Tannishtha, Nawazuddin win big award at NY film fest


May 31st, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 31 (IANS) Nawazuddin Siddiqui seems to be on a roll - he won the best actor award at the recently concluded 12th annual New York Indian Film Festival ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Hadawale wanted to make ‘Dekh Indian Circus’ with Rani


May 31st, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 31 (IANS) National Award winning filmmaker Mangesh Hadawale, whose second film "Dekh Indian Circus" has garnered positive response at film festivals, says his first choice for the lead ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

We promote wrong films, filmmakers in India: Tannishtha


May 27th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 27 (IANS) Tannishtha Chatterjee feels Indian films still have a long way to go when it comes to getting recognition in the international arena. The actress, known for ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Kali was always worshipped with liquor’


May 27th, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 27 (IANS) An American brewery faced widespread criticism and protests from the Hindu community after it named its latest drink after goddess Kali, but ironically enough liquor ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Aishwarya defines Bollywood: British model Scarlett


May 25th, 2012 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) British model Scarlett Mellish Wilson, who has done item number "Imported Kamariya" in the forthcoming film "Shanghai", says she relates the Hindi film industry to ... Read more...

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