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Kareena helped in brand building: Pankaj-Nidhi


August 8th, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 8 (IANS) Designer duo Pankaj and Nidhi Ahuja say getting actress Kareena Kapoor as the showstopper added value to their brand when they presented their collection at ... Read more...

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Standing ovation for Kallol, Pankaj and Nidhi at LFW finale


August 8th, 2012 - 9:38 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 7 (IANS) The grand finale at the Lakme Fashion Week Winter Festive was a surprising affair as young designers Kallol Datta and husband-wife duo Pankaj and Nidhi ... Read more...

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‘Rowdy Rathore’ earns Rs.15.10 crore on opening day


June 2nd, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Akshay Kumar-starrer "Rowdy Rathore" has had a compelling start. The film has earned Rs.15.10 crore on the opening day, making it the third biggest ... Read more...

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Government sets up panel to review poverty line


May 24th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) The government Thursday set up a technical panel to review the Tendulkar Committee methodology for deciding the poverty line for which it has under increasing ... Read more...

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Barman is new Congress chief in Left-ruled Tripura


April 21st, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 21 (IANS) Three-time legislator Sudip Roy Barman has been named the chief of the Congress's Tripura state unit, sources said here Saturday. The new leader immediately vowed to ... Read more...

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Tatra scam: CBI searches two ex army officers’ homes (Second Lead)


April 18th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Wednesday searched the homes of two former army officers in Delhi and Noida and recovered key documents related to ... Read more...

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Tatra scam: CBI searches homes of two ex army officers (Lead)


April 18th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Wednesday conducted search operations at the homes of two former army officers in Delhi and Noida and recovered ... Read more...

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‘Agent Vinod’ collects Rs.10 crore on opening day


March 24th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) Saif Ali Khan's home production "Agent Vinod" has earned Rs.10 crore on the first day, and is the actor's biggest solo opening so far.Made ... Read more...

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Meet Vidya Balan’s hero in ‘Kahaani’


March 13th, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 13 (IANS) On seeing Sujoy Ghosh's stunning Kolkata-based suspense-drama "Kahaani" your attention is immediately caught by quietly accomplished Bengali actor Parambrata Chatterjee, who plays Vidya Balan's saviour ... Read more...

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India a growing market for Hollywood films


February 15th, 2012 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) From superspy thrillers to animation films to action adventure offerings, a barrage of Hollywood movies is releasing in India. Though the viewership is still ... Read more...

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Court rejects Yeddyurappa plea to quash corruption cases


January 31st, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 31 (IANS) The Karnataka high court Tuesday rejected former chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa's plea to quash two corruption and illegal land deals cases against him for which ... Read more...

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Delhi’s pottery market survives amid posh malls (With Images)


January 17th, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) The colourful and fragile products on sale are an eerie reminder of the precarious nature of their makers' existence. An eye-catching pottery market, an oasis ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

18-year-old runner dies during half marathon


January 3rd, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 3 (IANS) An 18-year-old runner died and two others fell ill while running a half marathon in Odisha's Jagatsinghpur district Tuesday, police said.Eighteen-year-old Pravakar Behera collapsed while running, ... Read more...

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States told to act against RTI attackers


November 24th, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) State governments should "promptly" investigate victimization of RTI activists and take action against their attackers, the Rajya Sabha was informed Thursday.Minister of State in the ... Read more...

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HIV positive demand passage of AIDS bill


November 23rd, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) People living with HIV/AIDS Wednesday appealed to the government to pass a long pending draft legislation which seeks to bring relief to over 2.5 million ... Read more...

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Over a lakh fill jails in Tripura seeking minimum wages


November 8th, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Nov 8 (IANS) Over 1.22 lakh working people were arrested in Left-ruled Tripura Tuesday in a 'jail bharo' (fill the jail) agitation by 11 trade unions in support ... Read more...

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Another probe ordered against Yeddyurappa


October 26th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 26 (IANS) Trouble for arrested former Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa continues. Police were Wednesday given one month's time by a court here to probe the sixth ... Read more...

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Two held with pangolin skin worth Rs.9 mn


October 22nd, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Silchar (Assam), Oct 22 (IANS) Two people were arrested here with 144 kg of pangolin skin worth Rs.87 lakh that was being smuggled to China via Myanmar, custom officials said ... Read more...

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Karnataka home minister faces probe over land order


October 20th, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 20 (IANS) A Bangalore court Thursday ordered a probe into charges that Karnataka Home Minister R. Ashoka had abused his office to get government land in north of ... Read more...

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Advani yatra: BJP non-committal on Yeddyurappa’s role


October 13th, 2011 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 13 (IANS) The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday was evasive on whether scam-hit former chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa will take part in senior party leader ... Read more...

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President condemns Delhi High Court blast


September 7th, 2011 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Wednesday condemned the bomb blast outside the Delhi High Court, which killed nine people and injured 45 others."The president condemns the ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa seeks anticipatory bail in graft cases


August 16th, 2011 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 16 (IANS) Scam-hit former Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa Tuesday sought anticipatory bail in two graft cases in which he and his kin were summoned by the ... Read more...

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Ombudsman files FIR against Yeddyurappa in graft case (Lead)


August 10th, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 10 (IANS) The Karnataka Lokyaukta (ombudsman) police Wednesday registered a first information report (FIR) against scam-hit former chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa in a graft case related to ... Read more...

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Ombudsman files FIR against Yeddyurappa in graft case


August 10th, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 10 (IANS) The Karnataka Lokayukta (ombudsman) police Wednesday filed a first information report (FIR) against scam-hit former chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa under the Prevention of Corruption Act ... Read more...

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Summons for Yeddyurappa in graft case, jail for ex-minister (Second Lead)


August 8th, 2011 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 8 (IANS) Karnataka's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday suffered major embarrassment with a court summoning its former chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa in a graft case and ... Read more...

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No report on president’s rule in Tripura: Governor’s aide


July 14th, 2011 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 14 (IANS) Tripura Governor D.Y.Patil did not send any report to the central government recommending president's rule in the state, an official said here Thursday, terming the ... Read more...

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Vigil stepped up in Bangalore


July 14th, 2011 - 1:36 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 14 (IANS) Police in this tech hub in Karnataka were put on high alert and thorough checking of vehicles and people at the airport, railway and bus stations ... Read more...

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Agartala on alert over Congress’s exam disruption threat


July 9th, 2011 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 9 (IANS) A large number of paramilitary and riot combat forces were deployed here Saturday after the opposition Congress threatened to disrupt the entrance test of a local ... Read more...

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Congress announces agitation to oust Tripura’s Left Front


June 4th, 2011 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 4 (IANS) Enthused by the recent assembly election results which included the Left parties' rout in Kerala and West Bengal, Tripura's opposition Congress Saturday announced a seven-month ... Read more...

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Left workers’ aid for ailing Congress leader


May 28th, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 28 (IANS) In a rare gesture, the Democratic Youth Federation of India (DYFI), the youth wing of the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M), Saturday donated money for the ... Read more...

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Student’s clash: Congress calls strike in Tripura


May 22nd, 2011 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 22 (IANS) Tripura's main opposition Congress has called a dawn-to-dusk strike Monday after members of its student wing NSUI clashed with Students Federation of India (SFI) activists."The Congress ... Read more...

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Back to future - with digital, classic leggings


April 12th, 2011 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) Heavy digital patterns, ethnic and futuristic styles, flower motifs and shiny crystals -- designers at the just concluded Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week (WIFW) showcased ... Read more...

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Edited out: Bollywood’s editors unrecognised, underpaid (This is the third in a series by IANS on Bollywood’s behind-the-scenes people)


April 5th, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 5 (IANS) They stay with a film for months on end, but you never find an editor's name on a film poster or in a promo? Editors in ... Read more...

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Abbas Parekh wins ‘Wife Bina Life’


March 13th, 2011 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) Abbas Parekh proved life is possible without a wife! The 36-year-old won Star Plus' reality show "Wife Bina Life", which challenged 10 men to take ... Read more...

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Chavan discusses Jaitapur issue with Uddhav Thackeray


March 4th, 2011 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 3 (IANS) Shiv Sena executive president Uddhav Thackeray Thursday met Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan to discuss issues arising out of the state government's move to go ahead ... Read more...

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