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US warns of more violence over anti-Islam video


September 14th, 2012 - 10:03 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 14 (IANS) With anti-US protests over an anti-Islam video spreading to 11 nations, Washington braced for a growing furore threatening US interests abroad and at home ahead of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

NGO welcomes ‘A’ certificate for ‘Heroine’


September 7th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) An NGO Friday welcomed the Central Board of Film Certification's decision to give an 'A' certificate to the upcoming movie 'Heroine', saying the move ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

NGO asks Bhandarkar to comply with smoking rule


September 4th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) An NGO working in the field of healthcare Tuesday asked Madhur Bhandarkar, the producer of Hindi movie "Heroine", to comply with rules against showing ... Read more...

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Madhuri Dixit turns ‘devi’ for Anju Modi


August 11th, 2012 - 2:31 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Clad in a beautiful lehanga-choli teamed up with a red dupatta and sindoor on her head, Bollywood diva Madhuri Dixit turned "devi" for veteran designer ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Legislator objects to Goa depiction in ‘Kya Super Kool…’


August 1st, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 1 (IANS) A Goa legislator wants the chief minister to complain to the censor board over the depiction of the state and Christian priests in the film ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

TV reality shows content causes concern in regulatory body


July 20th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Live insects being eaten to show courage, double-entendres and "jokes" demeaning to women, and children taking part in reality shows - these are among the ... Read more...

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Jay Leno being criticized for his comments on India’s Golden Temple


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Mumbai, Jan 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Indian authorities have taken strong exception to the comments of American comedian Jay Leno on one of the holiest sites in the country, the Golden Temple.In a ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Pakistan reiterates Jammu and Kashmir ‘disputed territory’


January 7th, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 7 (IANS) Maintaining that Jammu and Kashmir remains disputed territory, Pakistan has rejected a recent Indian assertion that the entire state was its integral part."The Government of Pakistan ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India rejects incorrect border maps on US website


January 4th, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) India Wednesday said it was aware of "gross inaccuracies" in a map of India on the US State Department website and asserted that "the entire ... Read more...

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Kashmir Police register case for text book depiction of cops as ‘cruel’


December 19th, 2011 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 19 (IANS) Police have registered a case against the chairman and some other officials of the Jammu and Kashmir school education board for depicting the local policemen as ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Russian ‘telephonic healer’ denied presidential bid


December 16th, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian election commission Friday refused to register for the presidential elections a man who claims to heal people over the telephone and whose book ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Where’s realism in today’s cinema, asks Javed Akhtar


November 30th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) Realism is a far cry in new age Bollywood, says veteran lyricist-scriptwriter Javed Akhtar, who feels the depiction of the common man in today's films is ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

US promises to fix up inaccurate India map


November 22nd, 2011 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 22 (IANS) Admitting "inaccuracies", the US State Department has taken off a map that depicted parts of Jammu and Kashmir as Pakistani territory with an assurance to get ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

India protests US depiction of Kashmir as Pakistani territory


November 21st, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) India Monday protested to the US after the State Department website depicted parts of Jammu and Kashmir as Pakistani territory and strongly reaffirmed that the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Maps on Wikipedia depict people’s view: Founder


November 18th, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 18 (IANS) Addressing the first ever WikiConference in India, Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales here Friday said the representation of maps on the free encyclopedia was in accordance with ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Stop showing tobacco on screen, Bollywood urged


September 28th, 2011 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Stating that on screen representation of smoking glamorizes tobacco, civil society members Wednesday urged the film industry and censor board to avoid depicting such scenes ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

South Asian playwright revisits 9/11


August 14th, 2011 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 14 (IANS) A Chinese-Pakistani family's loss from the Sep 11, 2001 terror attacks and the backlash they endure is the theme of a play by a South Asian ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Tagore award for Bengali novelist


August 12th, 2011 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Ramapada Chowdhary, a well-known Bengali novelist, was Friday conferred the Rabindranath Tagore International Prize 2011 for his work "Banpalashir Padabali" at an event here.The award ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

I feel awkward doing intimate scenes: Mahie Gill


August 2nd, 2011 - 9:58 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 2 (IANS) With films trying to be more realistic, the depiction of affection is also getting bolder, says actress Mahie Gill, who has done intimate scenes in ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Watching actors smoke could make kids vulnerable


July 8th, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Adolescents watching actors light a cigarette on screen are more vulnerable to tobacco use in life, a study conducted on Delhi students said Friday, confirming ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Eminem slammed by anti-violence campaigners


June 30th, 2011 - 4:08 am ICT by IANS
London, June 30 (IANS) Rapper Eminem has been slammed by an anti-violence group for portraying suicide in his latest video "Space Bound".The controversial promo, which debuted earlier this week, shows ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Harsher pictorial warnings on tobacco packs from Dec 1 (Lead)


May 28th, 2011 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) After a delay of nearly a year, the health ministry has approved harsher pictorial warnings for cigarettes and chewing tobacco products to be implemented from ... Read more...

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Harsher pictorial warnings on tobacco packs from Dec 1


May 28th, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) After a delay of nearly a year, harsher pictorial warnings for cigarettes and chewing tobacco products have been approved by the health ministry to be ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Practising Gandhigiri to help kick the butt


May 28th, 2011 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, May 28 (IANS) If you are found chewing tobacco or smoking in Madhya Pradesh on May 31, you may be handed a red rose -- a gentle caution by ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Music is my drug: Jessie J (Interview) (With Images)


May 22nd, 2011 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 22 (IANS) She is all of 23, suffers from a heart problem, but her zest for life and music keeps her going. British singer-songwriter Jessica Ellen Cornish, ... Read more...

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Guess who’s M.F. Husain’s new muse? Mamata Banerjee!


May 14th, 2011 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Depicting her as "essence of Indian womanhood", Doha-based Indian artist M.F. Husain has sketched Trinamool Congress chief and soon to be chief minister Mamata ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

How materialistic adverts negatively shape the female body image


April 6th, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 6 (ANI): A new study has shed light on how materialistic advertising messages negatively shape the female body image.Psychological research has consistently shown that women feel unhappy with their body ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

First look of ‘Shor In The City’ out (With Images)


March 21st, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 21 (IANS) After the major success of films like "Love, Sex Aur Dhokha" and "Once Upon A Time In Mumbai", Ekta Kapoor is ready with her next ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

David Beckham gets new tattoo


February 27th, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 27 (IANS) Soccer ace David Beckham has got a new tattoo that depicts Jesus being carried by three angels, which he says stand for his sons.The British star, who ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Aadu Puli’ - run-of-the-mill masala movie (Tamil Movie Review)


February 20th, 2011 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
By Aravindan DI Film: "Aadu Puli"; Cast: Aadhi, Prabhu, Poorna, KR Vijaya, Suresh, Anupama, Srinath and others; Director: Vijai Prakash; Producer: Global Infotainment; Music Director: Sundar C Babu; Rating: **This latest offering from ... Read more...

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Opening ceremony of 2011 World Cup begins in Dhaka


February 17th, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by ANI
Dhaka, Feb 17 (ANI): The spectacular opening ceremony of the 2011 World Cup began at the Bangabandhu National Stadium here on Thursday evening with Bangladesh's national anthem-'Amar Shonar Bangla', a song ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Tagore anthem kicks-off cricket World Cup opening ceremony


February 17th, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 17 (IANS) The spectacular opening ceremony of the cricket World Cup began here Wednesday evening with the Bangladesh national anthem "Amar Shonar Bangla", composed by Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore, at ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Naked Cowboy sues CBS over ‘Bold and the Beautiful’ promo


February 15th, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 15 (ANI): American street performer Robert John Burck, who is better known as the Naked Cowboy, has filed a lawsuit against CBS over a 'Bold and the Beautiful' promo.Burck, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Congress asks PDP to withdraw controversial map (Lead)


February 14th, 2011 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) The Congress Monday objected to the Peoples Democratic Party's depiction of parts of Jammu and Kashmir as places in China and Pakistan and demanded "immediate withdrawal ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Congress pulls up PDP for controversial J-K map


February 14th, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 14 (ANI): The Congress criticizing the People's Democratic Party (PDP) for its controversial map of Jammu and Kashmir on Monday demanded immediate withdrawal of the 'controversial map'."We demand ... Read more...

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