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Investing in newcomers not a risk: Mahesh Bhatt (Interview)


September 9th, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) In his four-decade career, Mahesh Bhatt has never shied away from giving chance to fresh talent in his films - whether it was Anupam ... Read more...

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A.K.Hangal: Once an actor, always an actor (Obituary)


August 26th, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 26 (IANS) He faced the cameras first when he was 50. At 96, he took to the fashion runway on a wheelchair. At 97, he gave ... Read more...

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The audience should have entertainment: Salman Khan (Interview)


August 10th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) He's had four back-to-back blockbusters and expectations from his next release "Ek Tha Tiger" are enormous, but Salman Khan appears quite oblivious to the pressure ... Read more...

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It was an amazing experience: Sanath Jayasuriya


July 14th, 2012 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) He almost developed cold feet before shaking a leg in front of Indian dancing diva Madhuri Dixit. But Sri Lankan master blaster Sanath Jayasuriya, ... Read more...

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Big heroines don’t need item numbers: Hema Malini


June 4th, 2012 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 4 (IANS) The dream girl of Indian cinema, Hema Malini, feels there is no need for top notch actresses to endorse item songs."It's not my taste but ... Read more...

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Dad’s passion inspires Ranbir to do better work


January 30th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 30 (IANS) In his about four-decade career, Rishi Kapoor has tried various roles and has been appreciated for his work. Right now he is being applauded for ... Read more...

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I’m humbled, says Shabana after Padma Bhushan


January 25th, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 25 (IANS) Veteran actress Shabana Azmi says she is humbled to be considered for the Padma Bhushan, the country's third highest civilian award."It's my pleasure and I am ... Read more...

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Metro Man Sreedharan switches tracks, retires Saturday


December 30th, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) Fondly termed Metro Man for changing the way Delhiites commute, E. Sreedharan finally hangs up his boots Saturday after an eventful 15-year tenure as Delhi ... Read more...

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Browne takes over as IAF chief


July 31st, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Air Chief Marshal N.A.K. Browne, an ace combat pilot, Sunday took over the mantle of leading the Indian Air Force (IAF) from incumbent Air Chief ... Read more...

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US deputy defence secretary to quit


July 8th, 2011 - 7:00 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 8 (IANS) US Deputy Secretary of Defence William Lynn has announced his intention to step down and return to private life, the Pentagon said.Lynn, 57, met Secretary ... Read more...

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Lt. Gen. Campose is 12 Corps commander


June 6th, 2011 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Lieutenant General Philip Campose, a Mechanised Infantry officer, has taken over as the new commander of the Jodhpur-based 12 'Konark' Corps, an army press release ... Read more...

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Former chief secretary may take on Buddhadeb in polls (Lead)


March 12th, 2011 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 12 (IANS) A former bureaucrat, who served as chief secretary under West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee, is likely to be pitted against him by the Trinamool ... Read more...

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Barbra Streisand to perform at Grammy awards


February 10th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 10 (ANI): Music legend Barbra Streisand is all set to perform at this Sunday's Grammy Awards.The 68-year-old has received a nomination in the best traditional pop vocal album category for ... Read more...

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On ‘Mission: Impossible’, Anil Kapoor lives like ‘24′ at 51!


December 22nd, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Robin Bansal New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) It doesn't get bigger and better for Anil Kapoor. Blessed with age defying genes, his career has gone seriously global at a time when ... Read more...

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At 72, Scott still hungry for a bowling medal


September 28th, 2010 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
By Bharat Sharma New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Septuagenarian Scottish lawn bowls competitor Willie Wood has won four Commonwealth Games medals so far, the first one 40 years ago at Edinburgh. But even ... Read more...

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Love for my work keeps me going: Anil Kapoor (Interview)


July 26th, 2010 - 10:21 am ICT by IANS
By Radhika Bhirani New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) 'Mr. India' Anil Kapoor, at 50, is possibly the only actor who has film offers pouring in almost every day after 67-year-old mega star ... Read more...

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Honour killings dent our country’s image: Om Puri


July 4th, 2010 - 10:13 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Om Puri plays a village head who is against same-clan marriages in his next film "Khap...A Story of Honour Killing" and the acclaimed actor says it is ... Read more...

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Tharoor pleads innocence, but is bowled out by opposition (Roundup)


April 16th, 2010 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Minister of State for External Affairs Shashi Tharoor Friday said he had not misused his position to influence the IPL Kochi franchise but found few takers ... Read more...

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Allegations are baseless, ill-founded, ill-motivated: Tharoor (Third Lead)


April 16th, 2010 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Minister of State for External Affairs Shashi Tharoor Friday clarified that he had not misused his position to influence the IPL Kochi franchise's bid and dismissed ... Read more...

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Blake ends Santoro era in Paris


November 9th, 2009 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Nov 9 (DPA) James Blake beat Fabrice Santoro of France 6-4, 6-3 in the first round of the Paris Masters, likely ending the Frenchman's two-decade career. Blake next faces fourth-seeded Andy Murray ... Read more...

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Tsonga blows into Tokyo quarters over Gasquet


October 8th, 2009 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Oct 8 (DPA) Second seed Jo-Wilfried Tsonga paced a French charge into the quarter-finals of the Japan Open, defeating longtime rival and friend Richard Gasquet 4-6, 6-2, 6-2 in a ... Read more...

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Actor Paul Burke Dies At 83


September 14th, 2009 - 8:17 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey According to sources, Paul Burke who was twice nominated for the Emmy for his role as Det. Adam Flint in the crime series "Naked City", died early on Sunday at ... Read more...

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Lata dedicates ‘Hanuman Chalisa’ recording to India


August 17th, 2009 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 17 (IANS) Singing legend Lata Mangeshkar has for the first time recorded the "Hanuman Chalisa" for an album, dedicating her prayers for the betterment of the country, which is seeing ... Read more...

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Comrade Somnath says communism no party’s monopoly (Second Lead)


February 27th, 2009 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) Communism is not the "monopoly" of any political party, veteran Left leader and always the "comrade" Somnath Chatterjee asserted Friday, a day after he laid down office ... Read more...

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We will capture Prabhakaran alive: Sri Lankan army chief


June 12th, 2008 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, June 12 (IANS) Sri Lanka's army chief Lt.Gen. Sarath Fonseka has vowed to "capture alive" V. Prabhakaran, the elusive leader of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE). The army chief, ... Read more...

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Veteran Marathi actor Ganpat Patil is dead


March 23rd, 2008 - 8:44 pm ICT by admin
Kolhapur (Maharashtra), March 23 (IANS) Veteran Marathi film and folk actor Ganpat Patil died at his residence here Sunday. He was 89. Type-cast as an effeminate, ludicrous dancer, Patil acted in 62 ... Read more...

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Filmmaker Iqbal Durrani wants to join politics


March 1st, 2008 - 7:49 pm ICT by admin
Ranchi, March 1 (IANS) Filmmaker Iqbal Durrani is planning to join politics, from the state where he was born. After a gap of 20 years, Durrani's love for his birthplace, Jharkhand, seems ... Read more...

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