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I’m unambitious, says actress Ayesha Takia


September 8th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 8 (IANS) She is enjoying being a "home body" and is not ambitious to break any ground in Bollywood, but as the host of singing reality show ... Read more...

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Shirish won’t enjoy watching me with someone else: Farah


July 26th, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) Farah Khan says her family has supported her in her acting debut "Shirin Farhad Ki Toh Nikal Padi", but she isn't sure if her husband ... Read more...

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Inflation eases to 7.25 percent; food prices remain high (Lead)


July 16th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) India's headline inflation fell to a five-month low of 7.25 percent in June as compared to 7.55 percent in the previous month, but general food ... Read more...

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‘Cocktail’: Tale of ennui told well, sparkling performances by cast (IANS Hindi Film Review)


July 14th, 2012 - 1:19 am ICT by IANS
Film: "Cocktail"; Starring: Saif Ali Khan, Deepika Padukone, Diane Penty; Directed by: Homi Adajania; Rating:***Out of the three protagonists in this wacky menage a trois, two people are not as ... Read more...

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Gayle’s presence was icing on memorable century: Samuels


July 8th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), July 8 (IANS/CMC) Stroke-maker Marlon Samuels said Saturday his first international century in the Caribbean had been made even more special by the presence of fellow Jamaican Chris ... Read more...

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Ajay’s character in “Bol…” mix of ‘Singham’, ‘Golmaal’


July 3rd, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) Actor Ajay Devgn, who plays a wrestler in his forthcoming film "Bol Bachchan", says his character is a combination of his roles in "Singham" and ... Read more...

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India’s central bank keeps key lending rates unchanged (Third Lead)


June 18th, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) In a bid to control high inflation, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Monday kept key lending rates unchanged, but said it is ready to provide ... Read more...

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We need to break ground with new ideas: Director Dibakar Banerjee (Interview)


June 8th, 2012 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) Leave your comfort zone and focus on new ideas and new people to break new ground, says director Dibakar Banerjee who did the same with ... Read more...

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India becoming a designer baby factory: Author Kishwar Desai (With Image)


May 31st, 2012 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Life is no longer a gift of love; it is being created with care to fit specifications furnished by parents in the age of surrogacy ... Read more...

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No bikini for Sonakshi


May 22nd, 2012 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 22 (IANS) Actress Sonakshi Sinha, who donned an Indian look in her debut film "Dabangg" and will continue her tryst with traditional outfits in her upcoming films ... Read more...

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Armani unveils Italian Olympic collection


May 17th, 2012 - 8:03 am ICT by IANS
Rome, May 17 (IANS) Fashion designer Giorgio Armani has unveiled his collection for the Italian Olympic squad.The Italian designer revealed his EA7 Emporio Armani range for the country's sporting hopefuls ... Read more...

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‘Fatso’ sweet, tangy, tender romantic comedy (Hindi Movie Review)


May 4th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Fatso"; Cast: Ranvir Shorey, Gul Panag, Purab Kohli and Neil Bhoopalam; Director: Rajat Kapoor; Rating:***Some fine actors, who know how to look at home even when placed in outlandish circumstances, ... Read more...

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Pakistan dangerous for journalists: Daily


May 4th, 2012 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 4 (IANS) Those in Pakistan's high offices pay lip service to the media but "what they desire is a media tuned to a level of sycophancy", said a ... Read more...

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Neil moves into different genre with ‘3G’


May 2nd, 2012 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 2 (IANS) Actor Neil Nitin Mukesh, who plays the lead opposite actress Sonal Chauhan in Bejoy Nambiar's "3G", says the film has allowed him to penetrate a different ... Read more...

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Heroine not just for glamour in films: Sriram Raghavan


March 24th, 2012 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 24 (IANS) Filmmaker Sriram Raghavan wanted an A-level actress to cast opposite Saif in "Agent Vinod" and decided that Kareena would be the ideal choice to play the ... Read more...

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Fans will love watching Kareena in ‘Agent Vinod’: Saif


March 21st, 2012 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 21 (IANS) Saif Ali Khan says audiences should not come to see a real life couple together on-screen, but two actors in a film. He feels that ... Read more...

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Indira Gandhi biopic on Vidya’s wish list


February 21st, 2012 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 21 (IANS) Vidya Balan came out of her comfort zone and delivered a blockbuster like "The Dirty Picture". And now the actress is keen to do a ... Read more...

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Dhoni relieved after India’s first ODI win overseas since June


February 8th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Feb 8 (IANS) India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni Wednesday heaved a sigh of relief after the World Champions won their first One-day International since June last year.India defeated Sri ... Read more...

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Pakistan, China trade to reach $10 bn: Zardari


February 1st, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 1 (IANS) Pakistan and China are determined to increase their bilateral trade to $10 billion, President Asif Ali Zardari has said.Both countries need to find new comfort zone ... Read more...

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Ladies European Golf: India’s Sharmila shares lead


January 16th, 2012 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
La Manga (Spain), Jan 15 (IANS) India's Sharmila Nicollet went into joint lead at the end of the first round of the Ladies European Tour Qualifying School Final Stage on ... Read more...

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Kate Beckinsale likes to challenge herself


January 8th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 8 (IANS) Actress Kate Beckinsale says she like to challenge herself by choosing characters that are "not attractive"."I'm not attracted to characters who are instantly likable, nor am ... Read more...

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Rare late night sitting in Rajya Sabha (Sidelights)


December 30th, 2011 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) It was a rare occasion for the Rajya Sabha to sit late into the night Thursday, which led to some self-congratulatory pats from MPs.An MP ... Read more...

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Beijing gets first ‘human library’


December 27th, 2011 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 27 (IANS) Ever thought what if you could interact with the protagonist of an interesting book? Well, booklovers in Beijing have been offered such an opportunity by a ... Read more...

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Susan Boyle visited by late mother’s spirit


December 11th, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 11 (IANS) Singer Susan Boyle has revealed that her late mother's spirit often visits her and says she finds it comforting.Boyle lives in Blackburn, West Lothian, Scotland and ... Read more...

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New age drama ‘Mayakkam Enna’ engaging, entertaining (Tamil Movie Review)


November 27th, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Film: " Mayakkam Enna"Cast: Dhanush, Risha Gangopadyaya; Writer-Director: Selvaraghavan; Music Composer: G.V. Prakash; Cinematographer: Ramji; Rating: *** 1/2"Mayakkam Enna", one of the most awaited films of the year, brings together the ... Read more...

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Team Anna reaches out to Indians in Japan


November 4th, 2011 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 4 (IANS) In an effort to reach out to NRIs, a core Team Anna member met Indians settled in Tokyo to increase awareness about the anti-corruption movement, ... Read more...

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Economists divided on impact of rate hikes on India’s growth


September 20th, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 20 (IANS) Economists have started to question the hawkish stance of India's central bank that has seen as many as 12 rate hikes in the past 20 months, ... Read more...

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Petrol price hike to marginally push inflation up: RBI


September 16th, 2011 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) The latest petrol price hike effected by the oil marketing companies will marginally add to upward pressures on headline inflation, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) ... Read more...

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After poor factory output, India’s inflation nudging double-digit


September 14th, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) India's annual inflation rate for August inched closer towards double digits, fuelling speculation that the central bank may hike key rates again for the ... Read more...

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Bollywood is creatively satisfying: ‘Bodyguard’ director (Interview)


August 28th, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) After spending more than two decades in the southern film industry, director Siddique has entered Bollywood with "Bodyguard" and says that he finds the ... Read more...

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Salman aims to outdo all Khans by dancing


July 30th, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 30 (IANS) With his newly acquired confidence as a box office champ, Salman Khan is now working on proving himself as the best dancer among all the ... Read more...

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Joss Stone releases new album LP1


July 27th, 2011 - 1:07 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) British singer Joss Stone has released her fifth album titled "LP1." The album was released ahead of the planned release of the band Super Heavy’s album. ... Read more...

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Minaj suffers on stage wardrobe malfunction


June 24th, 2011 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 24 (IANS) Singer Nicki Minaj was left embarrassed after her dress "broke" during her performance with pop diva Britney Spears in Los Angeles.Minaj, who joins Spears in ... Read more...

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Auto, home loans to get costlier as RBI hikes rate again (Roundup)


June 16th, 2011 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) Auto and home loans are set to get costlier as the Reserve bank of India (EBI) Thursday hiked short term lending rates by 25 basis ... Read more...

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Highlights of mid-quarter review of RBI monetary policy


June 16th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) Following are the highlights of the mid-quarter review of the monetary policy by the Reserve Bank of India Thursday:-- Repo rate hiked by 50 basis points ... Read more...

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