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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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Vice president asks Urdu media to focus on today’s issues


December 30th, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 30 (IANS) India's Vice President Hamid Ansari Friday called upon Urdu newspapers to mould taste and cajole their readership in the direction of contemporary issues.Inaugurating the World ... Read more...

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Masters to take part in international dance fest


February 7th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) Dance maestros from five countries representing a broad sweep of global dancing traditions will flock to India Feb 15-18 for a three-day, two-city international festival of dance ... Read more...

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Taking a huge risk with romantic comedy: Madhur Bhandarkar (Interview)


January 16th, 2011 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
By Ruchika Kher Mumbai, Jan 16 (IANS) It's not easy to come out of your comfort zone and helm a film in a completely new genre. But Madhur Bhandarkar has done just that ... Read more...

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Mirch Movie Review: Watch The Modern Woman Taking Charge Of Her Own Sex Life


December 9th, 2010 - 8:36 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
December 9, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Film: MirchDirector: Vinay ShuklaCast: Konkona Sen Sharma, Raima Sen, Boman Irani, Shreyas Talpade, Rajpal Yadav, Shahana Goswami, Arunoday SinghA small budget but meaningful cinema from the hands ... Read more...

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Margaret Thatcher’s scorn of her own ministers revealed in historic notes


November 20th, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 20 (ANI): Former UK Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher is well known for being forthright, and now historic notes she made when she came into power have revealed her scorn of ... Read more...

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UN mission to leave Nepal on January 15


November 12th, 2010 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Nov.12 (ANI): Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal has said the United Nations Mission in Nepal (UNMIN) will leave Nepal on January 15 as per the agreement.According to a RSS report, Prime ... Read more...

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GreenFaith names Hindu and Jain scholar in residence


October 2nd, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 2 (IANS) GreenFaith, a leading US interfaith environmental coalition, has named Pankaj Jain, an Indian American professor, as a Hindu and Jain Scholar in Residence on the anniversary of Mahatma ... Read more...

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Sara Gilbert Show To Replace “As The World Turns”


July 22nd, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar July 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sara Gilbert is all set to host the latest CBS offering that will replace the soap opera 'As the World Turns'. She will be the host ... Read more...

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Kathie Lee Gifford’s son - Cody Gifford going to review movies on ‘Today’


June 22nd, 2010 - 10:21 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Jun 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Kathie Lee Gifford’s son – Cody Gifford is the new movie reviewer on ‘Today’. He would review movies every Friday, through out the summers.It ought to be mentioned ... Read more...

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“Friday Night Lights” To Air Season 4 On NBC


May 8th, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Los Angeles, May 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The 4th season of the American television series "Friday Night Lights" will soon be aired for American viewers. The final episode of the 4th ... Read more...

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Tejam is releasing tomorrow


February 11th, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Feb 11, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Nine heroes are being introduced through "Tejam' directed by Raj KS Gopi, presented by M Balaram, and produced by Rajasekhar under the banner of Sunrays Entertainment. The ... Read more...

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Santa goes green in Bhopal


December 25th, 2009 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
Bhopal / Siliguri, Dec 25 (ANI): As Christmas fever grips India, school children in Bhopal shed Santa's Red robes for green, spreading a message to save earth.Little children walked the ramp ... Read more...

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RSS chief meets Vajpayee


September 4th, 2009 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat Friday met former prime minister Atal Bihari Vaypayee to inquire about his health and discuss the current political situation ... Read more...

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Chanda fights for gay rights


August 5th, 2009 - 4:55 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Dark comedy series "Yeh Chanda Kanoon Hai' will not spare anyone. Currently they are focusing on the contemporary issues in the society. Interesting cases that will be heard in the recent future ... Read more...

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Three Indian children to attend J8 summit in Rome


July 4th, 2009 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 4 (ANI): The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has picked three children to represent India at the J8 summit, a confluence of young people from countries participating in the ... Read more...

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Hip-hop group Outlandish to perform in India


July 4th, 2009 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Denmark-based award winning hip-hop group Outlandish is to perform in India. Formed in 1997 by Isam Bachiri (of Moroccan descent), Waqas Ali Qadri (of Pakistani descent) and Lenny ... Read more...

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Interesting Facts and Figures Girish Karnad


May 9th, 2009 - 11:33 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Girish Raghunath Karnad (born 19 May 1938) is a contemporary writer, playwright, actor and movie director in Kannada language.He is the latest of seven recipients of Jnanpith Award for Kannada, ... Read more...

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‘Slumdog’ art director wants to recreate seven wonders


January 25th, 2009 - 9:04 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) National Award winning art director Nitin Desai, who recreated the Taj Mahal for Danny Boyle's "Slumdog Millionaire", says he would some day love to erect the seven ... Read more...

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Kalam to visit Allahabad University


September 20th, 2008 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 20 (IANS) Former president of India A.P.J. Abdul Kalam will visit the Allahabad University in Uttar Pradesh Sep 26 to attend a series of lectures, a university official said Saturday. ... Read more...

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‘Gulabi Talkies’ is an outstanding film (Kannada Film Review)


September 16th, 2008 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Gulabi Talkies"; Screenplaywriter-Director: Girish Kasaravalli; Camera: S.Ramachandra, Music Director: Issac Thomas; Producer: Basanth Kumar Patil; Rating: ****"Gulabi Talkies" is an outstanding film with a perfect casting and top class performances.Internationally ... Read more...

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Indian literary works to be translated into Arabic


March 27th, 2008 - 3:03 pm ICT by admin
(Lead) By Aroonim Bhuyan Abu Dhabi, March 27 (IANS) A project to translate major Indian literary works into Arabic is on the anvil as part of India's efforts to project its soft power in ... Read more...

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Indian literature to be translated into Arabic


March 27th, 2008 - 11:43 am ICT by admin
By Aroonim Bhuyan Dubai, March 26 (IANS) As part of its efforts to boost cultural diplomacy with the Gulf, India is planning a project to translate major Indian literary works into Arabic. "We ... Read more...

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