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‘Preethiya Loka’ dull fare (Kannada Movie Review)


July 15th, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Preethiya Loka"; Cast: Vinay, Archana, Nandan Prabhu, Ramesh Bhat, Shankar Ashwath, Kurigalu Pratap and others; Director: Nandan Prabhu; Producer: Madhava Reddy; Music Director: Sai Kiran; Camera: Krishna Sarathi; Rating: ... Read more...

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Fans welcome KKR players to Kolkata


May 29th, 2012 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 28 (IANS) Over a thousand frenzied cricket fans, many of thembeating drums and chanting "KKR, KKR", welcomed Indian Premier League champions Kolkata Knight Riders' players as they ... Read more...

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No election fever in Assam yet


March 23rd, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, Mar.23 (ANI): The Assembly election in Guwahati is yet to gain momentum among the urban population here.Earlier, elections were celebrated like festivals in the city, but now the posters and advertisements ... Read more...

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Flags of World Cup nations - made in Jaipur


February 18th, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
By Anil Sharma Jaipur, Feb 18 (IANS) This city is not a venue for the World Cup matches, but flags made in Jaipur will make their presence felt as they swirl and ... Read more...

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Massive turnout at Jagan’s 48-hour fast for farmers (Lead)


December 21st, 2010 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Vijayawada, Dec 21 (IANS) Thousands of people Tuesday thronged the banks of the Krishna river here to participate in the 48-hour fast by former Congress MP Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy to demand ... Read more...

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Jagan launches 48-hour fast for farmers


December 21st, 2010 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Vijayawada, Dec 21 (IANS) In his first show of strength since leaving the Congress party last month, Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy Tuesday launched a 48-hour fast along with over 100,000 farmers, ... Read more...

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Now, Tamil movie says ‘Om Obama’


November 5th, 2010 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
By V. Jagannathan Chennai, Nov 5 (IANS) It may have an all new cast, but journalist-turned-filmmaker Janaki Viswanathan's Tamil movie "Om Obama" certainly has one globally known star - the American president who ... Read more...

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Games ceremony takes guests on ‘Great Indian Journey’


October 4th, 2010 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) Think Gandhi, think India. Think tea stalls and sweetmeat shops, think India. Think Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh and Aamir Khan, think India.A brilliantly choreographed piece, ... Read more...

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Rajni fans go bonkers


October 1st, 2010 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 1 (IANS) Tamil Nadu might have started the rationalist movement in the country. But when it comes to movie heroes, rationality goes for a six and it is more ... Read more...

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Jewellery week ends with Bollywood beauties stealing show


August 20th, 2010 - 1:08 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) Bollywood actresses Mugdha Godse, Ayesha Takia and Sonakshi Sinha sashayed down the ramp on the concluding day of the India International Jewellery Week here Thursday evening for ... Read more...

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Muralitharan ends Test career with a staggering 800 wickets (Lead)


July 22nd, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Galle (Sri Lanka), July 22 (IANS) Sri Lankan off-spinner Muttiah Muralitharan brought the curtains down on his illustrious Test career, claiming his 800th Test wicket in his last match against India ... Read more...

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Kerala gets ready for World Cup fiesta


May 29th, 2010 - 10:40 am ICT by IANS
By Sanu George Thiruvananthapuram, May 29 (IANS) With the football World Cup set to start in South Africa in a fortnight's time, millions of lovers of the game in Kerala are gearing up ... Read more...

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Masks, cutouts, speech…Jyoti Basu everywhere at Left rally


February 7th, 2010 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 7 (IANS) Three weeks after his death, Marxist patriarch Jyoti Basu remains the Left's most beloved poster boy in West Bengal. In the form of masks, giant cutouts and ... Read more...

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Ban on huge cutouts in Bangalore


December 23rd, 2009 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 23 (IANS) The state government Wednesday banned huge cutouts and banners, including those of political leaders, in this Karnataka capital city. "Criminal action will be taken against those violating the ban," ... Read more...

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Yuvraj’s father hopes to ride on son’s popularity


September 29th, 2009 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma Panchkula (Haryana), Sep 29 (IANS) He is a veteran of 125 Punjabi films, a former fast bowler and father of India's cricketing star Yuvraj Singh. Flanked by posters and cutouts ... Read more...

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Festivals come handy to Jharkhand politicians


September 28th, 2009 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Sep 28 (IANS) The festivals of Eid and Dussehra have provided politicians in Jharkhand handy platforms to promote themselves at a time when elections to the state assembly are expected ... Read more...

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Shakira Performs For “America’s Got Talent” Finale


September 18th, 2009 - 6:10 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez The much anticipated finale for "America's Got Talent" had an added excitement for the viewers, when the sensational Shakira turned up for the episode. Needless to say, the star's scorching ... Read more...

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Greenpeace urges young MPs to lead renewable energy revolution


May 21st, 2009 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) India's young MPs have been urged by NGO Greenpeace to lead a "renewable energy revolution and save the planet from the gravest danger it faces - ... Read more...

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Cutout making industry cut down to size


March 31st, 2009 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
By T.S.V. Hari Chennai, March 31 (IANS) They are the ones who gave politicians and cine stars a larger than life image. Literally. But now the cutout making industry which created giant life ... Read more...

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War, life and colours in a visual canvas (Weekly Art Column, Rainbow Palette, With Images)


March 6th, 2009 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) Contemporary artist Praneet Soi's figure studies are inspired by the horrors of the 9/11 terrorist attack, wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, fundamentalism, and the problems of immigration ... Read more...

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Pinki makes her village ’smile’ after wooing Oscar jury


February 23rd, 2009 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 22 (IANS) Crackers were burst and sweets distributed in Uttar Pradesh's Rampur Dabai village Monday as "Smile Pinki", a documentary about a girl from the dusty hamlet whose cleft lip ... Read more...

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Nepal Maoists flay Buddha for getting berth beside Marx, Lenin


February 16th, 2009 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Feb 16 (IANS) After fighting over the Buddha, the apostle of peace and non-violence, Nepal's former guerrilla party, the Maoists, are now blowing cold towards the world icon, flaying his inclusion ... Read more...

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Huge cutouts of Rajnikanth’s ‘Kuslean’ dot US


July 31st, 2008 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
New York, July 31 (IANS) Rajnikanth starrer "Kuselan" fever is rising in the US. As part of the mega Tamil film's promotion, several 25-feet-high cutouts of the south Indian superstar are being ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu town painted red and black as DMK women’s meet begins


June 15th, 2008 - 1:07 am ICT by IANS
Cuddalore (Tamil Nadu), June 14 (IANS) The DMK's two-day women's meet got underway at this sea-side town of Tamil Nadu Saturday with the usual pomp, show and grandeur associated with the party's ... Read more...

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Ensure eco-friendly elections in Karnataka: poll panel


April 5th, 2008 - 7:10 pm ICT by admin
(With Poll panel drafting guidelines for Karnataka poll)Bangalore, April 5 (IANS) The Election Commission Saturday appealed to political parties in Karnataka to ensure an eco-friendly campaign by not using plastic material and ... Read more...

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Poll panel drafting guidelines for Karnataka poll


April 5th, 2008 - 5:49 pm ICT by admin
Bangalore, April 5 (IANS) The Election Commission (EC) is drafting fresh guidelines for free and fair conduct of assembly elections in Karnataka next month, Chief Election Commissioner N. Gopalaswamy said here Saturday. ... Read more...

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Mumbai set for Rajnikant’s magic again


February 27th, 2008 - 8:19 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, Feb 27 (IANS) After regaling countless fans in Mumbai with "Sivaji: The Boss", Tamil superstar Rajnikant is all set to win hearts again with the dubbed version of his Tamil blockbuster ... Read more...

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