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Venice Film Festival opens with Mira Nair film

August 30th, 2012 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Venice, Aug 30 (IANS) The 69th Venice Film Festival opened Wednesday with Indian director Mira Nair's political thriller that explores life changes of a young Pakistani man rising through ... Read more...

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Chefs to churn out dishes at UAE date fest

November 19th, 2011 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Nov 19 (IANS/WAM) Celebrity chefs will churn out exotic dishes made from date palm at an upcoming international festival for the fruit here, organisers said Saturday.Chefs like Manal ... Read more...

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Be well prepared to provide quality health: Azad tells medical fraternity

April 21st, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 21 (ANI): Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad today called upon the medical fraternity to be well prepared to tackle the problems and challenges emerging from newer concerns of ... Read more...

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‘Ashoka The Hero’ Movie Review: Parents And Kids Likely To Enjoy!

January 7th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Film: Ashoka the HeroGenre: Period- contemporary, Animation.Director: Gaurav JainRating:***Ashoka The Hero is a movie about a small boy of about eight, whose father, a policeman by profession was killed while ... Read more...

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Leander Paes’ ‘Rajdhani Express’ On The Fast Track

December 6th, 2010 - 11:53 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
December 6, 2010 (Showbiz PR Wire): Films like Munnabhai MBBS, Rang de Basanti,  3 Idiots, A Wednesday, that have reflected relevant social issues, have always done well, because of their ability to connect with the ... Read more...

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How older people interact and use email in their daily life

April 20th, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 20 (ANI): With Internet and technology taking new leaps everyday, scientists at the Universidad Pompeu Fabra (UPF) have found how older people interact and use email in their daily life. ... Read more...

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Love Sex aur Dhokha -a path breaking film for Indian Cinema

March 27th, 2010 - 12:45 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
March 27, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):ALT Entertainment & Dibaker Banerjee's Love Sex aur Dhokha is everything that is novel, original and riveting!Agreeing with industry analysts ,Karan Johar said "Films like LSD, backed ... Read more...

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Why genealogical tourism is popular?

March 5th, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 5 (ANI): Genealogical tourism is redefining leisure travel market, says a University of Illinois travel expert.U. of I. recreation, sport and tourism professor Carla Santos explains: "Genealogical tourism provides an ... Read more...

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Kamban to strike with a social message

February 15th, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
February 15, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Kollywood filmmakers are commonly fond of making movies based on social crisis and in times audiences have very well responded to them. Now, we have a newcomer ... Read more...

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Jaya to direct Double Dhamaka

January 12th, 2010 - 1:14 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Director B Jaya earned recognition in the contemporary society by wielding the mega phone and earned a special recognition with different films like Chantigadu, Premikulu, Gudammagari Manavadu and Savaal. She will soon ... Read more...

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Prasthanam slated for January end release

January 6th, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Director Deva Katta, who was basically an NRI, attracted the Telugu audiences with his debut film Vennela. He took a considerable gap and got ready to direct Prasthanam. The film had ... Read more...

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Charmme’s film titled ‘Indu’

December 19th, 2009 - 1:45 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Charmme is playing the lead in a heroine-oriented film which is to be directed by P Vasu of "Chandramukhi' fame and is presented by Tailam Sri Nagavarma and produced by Murarisetti ... Read more...

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‘Om Shanti’ all set to release on Jan 13

December 17th, 2009 - 3:16 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
In this urbane lifestyle where everything moves very fast and competition is everywhere, each person has his/her own mind-set and nature. In a contemporary society, the dynamics when five people with ... Read more...

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The thought process of female breadwinners

November 19th, 2009 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 19 (ANI): A new study has given a snapshot of female breadwinners' thoughts, feelings and experiences.Dr. Rebecca Meisenbach from the University of Missouri in Columbia, USA asked 15 women between ... Read more...

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For owners, Hummer is symbol of US’s ‘rugged individualism’

September 22nd, 2009 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washigton, Sep 22 (IANS) Hummer drivers believe they are defending America's values of "rugged individualism" and "frontier" lifestyle against anti-American critics, according to a new study. Marius K. Luedicke, Craig J. Thompson ... Read more...

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Hummer drivers use morality as excuse for overconsumption

September 22nd, 2009 - 12:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 22 (ANI): Hummer drivers use moral values as an excuse for overconsumption, a new study has found.The study also found that people who drive Hummer believe that they are defending ... Read more...

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Mehta, Husain highlights of Sotheby’s New York sale (With Image)

August 21st, 2009 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) A rare piece of work by Tyeb Mehta, M.F. Husain's "Bewildered Brown" and a range of miniature Jataka paintings sourced from a private Indian collector will be ... Read more...

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Goa archbishop asks industry, government to tackle labour unrest

May 1st, 2009 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 1 (IANS) Increasing unrest in Goa's labour sector has caught the attention of the Roman Catholic church, and Archbishop of Goa and Daman Filipe Neri Ferrao has appealed to the ... Read more...

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‘Raaj Kumaari’ is boring from the word go(Kannada Film Review)

March 7th, 2009 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Raaj Kumaari"; Director: S. Govind; Cast: Ravichandran, Balaji, Nikitha, Kanniha, Rumaneethu Chowdhary, Rangayana Raghu, Bullet Prakash and Sreenivasa Murthy; Music: Hari Krishna; Rating: * 1/2 Its crystal clear that director S. Govind's ... Read more...

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‘Rang Rasiya’ screened at London Film Festival

November 14th, 2008 - 10:31 am ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
Actor Randeep Hooda's forthcoming bilingual film 'Rang Rasiya' in Hindi and 'Colours of Passion' in English, was screened at the 52nd London Film Festival, recently."The film was superbly received at the festival," ... Read more...

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Souza, Mehta top Christie’s Indian modern art sale

June 12th, 2008 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 12 (IANS) Works of Francis Newton Souza and Tyeb Mehta were the highlights of the Christie's sale of contemporary Indian art here, which also included works from Tina Ambani's Mumbai-based ... Read more...

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Brainy people less likely to believe in God

June 12th, 2008 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 12 (ANI): Intellect can help you get better grades, a good job and even boost your attractiveness with the opposite sex, but it surely cannot make you a religious ... Read more...

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Malayalam films shine at the National Awards

June 10th, 2008 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 10 (IANS) Kerala's cinema industry once again lived up to its reputation of fine quality as many Malayalam films bagged top honours at the National Film Awards in New Delhi ... Read more...

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Indian art attracts over $1.7 mn in Sotheby’s spring auctions (Lead)

May 16th, 2008 - 11:24 am ICT by admin
New York, May 16 (IANS) Works by Indian artists Subodh Gupta, Anish Kapoor, T.V. Santosh, Chintan Upadhyay, Riyas Komu, Raqib Shaw and Bose Krishnamachari attracted high prices at Sotheby's spring series of ... Read more...

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Sotheby’s to highlight contemporary Indian art in Spring Sales

April 27th, 2008 - 11:49 am ICT by admin
New York, April 27 (IANS) Subodh Gupta's "Saat Samunder Paar VII" will be the highlight of Sotheby's Spring Sale of contemporary Indian art in New York May 14-15. On these two days, ... Read more...

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Cinema chill thaws between India, Pakistan

February 27th, 2008 - 11:37 am ICT by admin
By Jivraj Burman Mumbai, Feb 27 (IANS) Pakistan lifted the ban on exhibition of Indian movies early this month and Firoz Nadiadwala's "Welcome" was the first Bollywood movie to be "officially" released in ... Read more...

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