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Youth arrested for blackmailing, raping minor


August 7th, 2012 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 6 (IANS) A youth was arrested Monday for blackmailing a 15-year old girl on the basis of an obscene MMS showing her in compromising position and raping her ... Read more...

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Christopher Nolan condemns theatre shooting


July 21st, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 21 (IANS) "The Dark Knight Rises" director Christopher Nolan has paid condolences to the victims and their families of Friday's deadly cinema hall rampage in Denver.The mishap, ... Read more...

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14 shot dead as they saw Batman film in US theatre (Third Lead)


July 20th, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 20 (IANS) At least 14 people were killed and 50 injured Friday in suburban Denver at a cinema hall screening the new Batman movie "The Dark Knight ... Read more...

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It sounded like firecrackers, says witness to US killing


July 20th, 2012 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 20 (IANS) When a gunman opened fire at a cinema hall in Denver, it sounded like firecrackers, said a witness who added that someone later yelled "they're shooting ... Read more...

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14 shot dead at US theatre screening Batman film (Second Lead)


July 20th, 2012 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 20 (IANS) At least 14 people were killed and 50 injured Friday in Denver at a cinema hall showing the new Batman movie "The Dark Knight Rises", ... Read more...

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Website to celebrate 100 years of Indian Cinema


July 12th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, July 12 (IANS) The National Film Archive of India, a unit of the union information and broadcasting ministry, will Friday launch a website to celebrate 100 years of Indian ... Read more...

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Ex-soldier scripts kidnap of son for ransom


July 2nd, 2012 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 2 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Police are looking for a dismissed Indian Army soldier for scripting the kidnap of his son in Bulandshahr district.Bulandshahr is about 400 km from ... Read more...

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‘Gangs Of Wasseypur’ runs houseful


June 22nd, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) The audiences have given the thumbs up to Anurag Kashyap's "Gangs Of Wasseypur". It has opened to full houses in Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and Jharkhand and is ... Read more...

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Families remember Uphaar fire victims


June 13th, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) With tears in their eyes and fond memories of their loved ones, families of the 59 people who died in the Uphaar cinema fire here ... Read more...

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15 years after Uphaar fire: Victims’ kin await justice


June 12th, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Even after 15 years of the Uphaar cinema fire, the families of the 59 people who died in the incident await justice.They say they ... Read more...

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Kashmir: A guarded paradise (Letter from Srinagar)


June 11th, 2012 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 11 (IANS) The natural beauty of the Kashmir Valley is an overpowering sight after traversing the 2.5-km bleakly-lit Jawahar Tunnel. Cradled in the midst of towering mountains, Kashmir ... Read more...

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When Benazir enjoyed ‘Pakeezah’ in Shimla


May 13th, 2012 - 10:51 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) When her father Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto discussed peace with Indira Gandhi in Shimla, his daughter Benazir was busy viewing the Meena Kumari-starrer 'Pakeezah'.So says ... Read more...

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After war, Iraqis tell their tales through films


April 22nd, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 22 (IANS) After Saddam Hussein's long, oppressive rule and the subsequent US invasion of Iraq in 2003 that ended only last year, Iraqi and Kurdish filmmakers ... Read more...

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Censoring takes 3D ‘Titanic’ fun out for Chinese


April 11th, 2012 - 9:23 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 11 (IANS) While moviegoers flocked to cinemas in China to see the latest 3D version of James Cameron's epic movie "Titanic", many said they were disappointed that they ... Read more...

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Of irresistible barbecues at Srinagar’s Khayam Chowk (Feature, With Images)


February 20th, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 20 (IANS) The aroma of spiced meat, cooked on charcoal fire, hangs in the air. Kashmiris, of late, may have been flooded with trendy coffee shops and restaurants, ... Read more...

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Uphaar tragedy: Court seeks file on Amod Kanth (Lead)


January 30th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday called for a file on former Delhi police officer Amod Kanth while hearing a plea seeking sanction to prosecute him ... Read more...

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Uphaar fire tragedy: Court seeks file on ex-cop


January 30th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday asked the union home ministry to place on record a file related to a plea seeking saction for the prosecution ... Read more...

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ATM card racket busted


January 13th, 2012 - 1:26 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) A gang involved in cheating several ATM card users was busted with the arrest of three people, including a guard deputed at a State ... Read more...

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Omar Abdullah rules out subsidy for reopening cinemas


December 17th, 2011 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 17 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Saturday ruled out any government subsidy for reopening of cinemas in the Valley.Speaking to media persons on the sidelines ... Read more...

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Geelani slams Farooq for stance on liquor shops


December 7th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 7 (IANS) Hardline senior separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani Wednesday sought a 'fatwa' against union minister and ruling National Conference (NC) president Farooq Abdullah for advocating reopening ... Read more...

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Crime victim’s kin sore over Manu Sharma’s parole


November 16th, 2011 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) The families of those killed in crimes and accidents were Wednesday left disappointed with the Delhi High Court granting five-day parole to Manu Sharma, who ... Read more...

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I miss classical dance in today’s films: Hema Malini (Interview)


October 21st, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) She is a trained Bharatanatyam dancer and has wowed people with her dance moves. Little surprise then that actress and MP Hema Malini says ... Read more...

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Uphaar tragedy: Apex court reduces compensation for victims


October 13th, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday reduced the amount of compensation for the 59 people who died in south Delhi's Uphaar cinema hall fire in 1997, ... Read more...

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Victims’ kin disappointed with Uphaar fire case verdict


October 13th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) The families of the victims of the 1997 Uphaar Cinema fire tragedy here have been left disappointed after the Supreme Court's verdict Thursday that reduced ... Read more...

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Sanatan Sanstha ashram raided in Goa by NIA


October 5th, 2011 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 4 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) raided the right wing Hindu organisation Sanatan Sanstha's headquarters located in North Goa's Ponda Tuesday night.NIA officials raided the residential as ... Read more...

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‘Abduction’: All thrill gets abducted


September 24th, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Abduction"; Cast: Taylor Lautner, Lily Collins, Alfred Molina; Director: John Singleton; Rating: **There has always been room for a 'Jason Bourne' type spy film revolving around a teenager. This year ... Read more...

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Raj Babbar felicitated for ‘Bodyguard’ success


September 4th, 2011 - 1:02 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) Raj Babbar was felicitated Saturday by multiplex chain Movie Time for the success of Salman Khan-starrer "Bodyguard", in which he has essayed the role ... Read more...

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Two convicted for 2008 Thane blasts, four let off


August 29th, 2011 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 29 (IANS) A Mumbai sessions court Monday convicted two of the six accused in the 2008 theatre and auditoria blasts in Thane and Vashi that injured seven people. ... Read more...

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David Dhawan’s son launched on dad’s birthday


August 16th, 2011 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 16 (IANS) Karan Johar has started shooting for his next directorial venture "Student Of The Year" Tuesday and it conincides with the birtdhay of director David Dhawan, ... Read more...

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Shammi Kapoor’s unforgettable affair with Kashmir


August 16th, 2011 - 10:40 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 16 (IANS) Remember Shammi Kapoor singing "Yahoo" and sliding down snow-capped mountains or sitting in a shikara on Dal Lake and singing "Yeh chaand sa roshan chehra" to ... Read more...

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Two film ticket black-marketers held for boss’s murder


July 15th, 2011 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Two people have been arrested for killing a 32-year old man in east Delhi after a dispute over proceeds of movie tickets they sold in ... Read more...

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Fourteen years on, Uphaar victims’ kin wait for justice (With Images)


June 13th, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) Fourteen years on, tears brought alive sour memories of pain, fear, and agony of losing loved ones as families gathered Monday to remember the 59 ... Read more...

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Uphaar cinema fire anniversary: Victims’ kin plan prayers


June 12th, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) The families of the 59 victims of the 1997 Uphaar cinema fire in south Delhi will Monday offer prayers and pay respects to those who ... Read more...

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Liam Gallagher sleeps in cinema hall


May 29th, 2011 - 7:31 am ICT by IANS
London, May 29 (IANS) Rocker-turned-film producer Liam Gallagher has revealed he often takes his children to the cinema so that he can have a nap while they watch the movie.Gallagher ... Read more...

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Dench joins campaign to save movie hall


February 18th, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 18 (IANS) Veteran actress Dame Judi Dench has joined a campaign to save a small cinema hall in Scotland by signing up to become one of its celebrity supporters.The actress ... Read more...

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