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Renner excited to play Steve McQueen in biopic


August 14th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 14 (IANS) Jeremy Renner is on a high ever since he has been finalised to play legendary actor Steve McQueen in the forthcoming biopic.The movie is reportedly ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan readers suffer from island mindset, says author


June 16th, 2012 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Islands breed their own kind of somnolence. People would rather stand at their gates watching life pass by than read a book, says contemporary Sri ... Read more...

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Garcia Bernal takes spotlight at Colombia film fest


February 26th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Cartagena (Colombia), Feb 26 (IANS/EFE) Mexican actor, director and producer Gael Garcia Bernal was a star attraction here among cinema lovers at the Cartagena Film Festival.The actor who played Che ... Read more...

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Apex court shield against arrest for Mumbai blasts’ suspect (Lead)


February 14th, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday restrained the Mumbai Police Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) from arresting Taquee Ahmed, a south Delhi resident and brother of arrested 13/7 Mumbai ... Read more...

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Apex court shield against arrest for Mumbai blasts’ suspect


February 14th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday restrained the Mumbai Police Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) from arresting Taquee Ahmed, a south Delhi resident and brother of arrested 13/7 Mumbai ... Read more...

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A last tango between Washington and Islamabad? (Comment)


December 27th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
The tension between Islamabad and Washington is being stretched to the limit. Reports from Washington say US officials are trying to "limit" its counter-terrorism alliance with Pakistan. But this time, ... Read more...

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Big B on playing ‘Bbuddah…’ and becoming a granddad


June 26th, 2011 - 10:58 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 26 (IANS) Set to become a grandfather soon, Amitabh Bachchan says it was wonderful to enact a flamboyant character in "Bbuddah...Hoga Tera Baap" at this stage in ... Read more...

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MTV targets mobile generation with tech-savvy ‘Crunch’ show


April 19th, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) With the youth getting hooked onto iPhones and social networking sites, MTV has decided to target this tech savvy segment with its new reality show "Crunch", ... Read more...

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Gen VK Singh to be Army chief for one more year


April 15th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 15 (ANI): The Chief of Army Staff, General VK Singh, has got a respite from the Union Law and Justice Ministry with regard to the controversy surrounding his date ... Read more...

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Mamata attacks CPI-M’s stand on 2G scam


December 1st, 2010 - 1:13 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 30 (IANS) In an effort to punch holes in the Communist Party of India-Marxist's (CPI-M) stringent criticism of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government over the 2G spectrum controversy, ... Read more...

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Pak has transited from ‘most sanctioned’ to ‘most bullied ally’ of US: Pak official


November 30th, 2010 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, Nov 30 (ANI): Pakistan "has transited from the 'most sanctioned ally' to the 'most bullied ally'" of the United States, a top Pakistani military official has claimed.The official's comments were ... Read more...

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Visa issue: Now India puts on hold the arrival of three PLA officials


August 27th, 2010 - 9:36 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 27 (ANI): Reacting strongly on China's refusal of visa to Lieutenant General BS Jaswal, General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Northern Command, India has decided to put on hold the defence visits ... Read more...

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Maharashtra quizzed on Class 11 admissions


July 12th, 2010 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday asked the Maharashtra government why it was differently treating two sets of students with varying performances in the Indian Certificate of Secondary Education ... Read more...

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Protests across Uttar Pradesh July 5: Samajwadi Party


July 1st, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 1 (IANS) The Samajwadi Party will stage street protests across Uttar Pradesh July 5 as part of the nationwide strike against the rising prices of essential commodities and petroleum products. "While ... Read more...

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Shankar Banking On ‘Anantha Purathu Veedu’


June 25th, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 25, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): A moment for Shankar to decide - DO or QUIT. Shankar's ballyhoos for his previous films have just proved its dichotomy. Sometimes he has basked ... Read more...

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Qureshi slams India, denies inaction against 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks accused


January 29th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 29 (ANI): Regardless of several evidences mounting against all the accused in the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks, Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi continues to snub the Indian view of ... Read more...

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Pranab admits to problem on food price front (Lead)


September 19th, 2009 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 19 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Saturday admitted that the government had a problem on the food price front due to a dichotomy in the wholesale price index (WPI) ... Read more...

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Jaswant episode demonstrates BJP’s lack of evolution (Comment)


August 20th, 2009 - 10:56 am ICT by IANS
By Mayank Chhaya It is tempting to describe Jaswant Singh's unceremonious expulsion from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) as a glaring example of the culture of intolerance of independence of thought that ... Read more...

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Moily praises gay sex ruling, says government may amend section 377


August 2nd, 2009 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) The Delhi High Court verdict de-criminalising gay sex between consenting adults has been highly acclaimed by union Law Minister M. Veerappa Moily as a "well-documented and well-researched" ... Read more...

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No strings pulled for film role: Arjun Singh’s grandson


July 30th, 2009 - 9:34 am ICT by IANS
By Robin Bansal New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) He says he has worked as a bouncer and freelance writer abroad "to pay his rent". And now Congress veteran Arjun Singh's grandson Arunoday is ... Read more...

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People do not support Zardari to fight against Taliban : Musharraf


May 17th, 2009 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
New York,May 17 (ANI): Former Pakistan President General Pervez Musharraf has said that the people of the country do not support the incumbent President Asif Ali Zardari over the idea of ... Read more...

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“Jungle 2 Jungle”, a great family movie


April 27th, 2009 - 11:48 pm ICT by GD
Tim Allen and Martin Short starred in the exceedingly funny Disney comedy "Jungle 2 Jungle". The movie was produced by Walt Disney Pictures and TF1 Films Production and was released in 1997. ... Read more...

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Repeal amendment 17 to enable Pak to meet meet external challenges : Iqbal


December 19th, 2008 - 6:47 pm ICT by ANI
The dichotomy in managing the affairs of the country is reflected in the wake of the tragic Mumbai attacks and it is obvious from the fiasco created by the statements of ... Read more...

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Spacing, not size of letters, matters when it comes to reading from a distance


September 26th, 2008 - 3:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 26 (ANI): Its not the size of the letters, but spacing between them, which makes it hard for us to read a book from a distance, according to New ... Read more...

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‘Why aren’t more Indian women empowered?’


June 19th, 2008 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Indian women have reached the highest office, yet why isn't this empowerment trickling down to all levels, asked Syria's first lady at an interaction with women journalists ... Read more...

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IPL will not allow Shoaib to play: PCB media advisor


April 30th, 2008 - 11:23 pm ICT by admin
By Zofeen T. Ebrahim Karachi, April 30 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board media advisor Wednesday said that the Indian Premier League (IPL) doors are closed for Shoaib Akhtar as the contract clearly mentions ... Read more...

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Capturing India of 1990s with potboiler of a book


April 11th, 2008 - 10:10 am ICT by admin
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) It was the India of the 1990s. The days of 'licence raj', when so much dirty money changed hands due to the government's restrictions on ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh moves apex court over Bachchan land scam


March 10th, 2008 - 3:25 pm ICT by admin
Lucknow, March 10 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Monday moved the Supreme Court in a case pertaining to alleged fraudulent allotment of government land to Amitabh Bachchan in Barabanki district, challenging the reprieve granted ... Read more...

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French women have become sexual predators


March 7th, 2008 - 3:16 pm ICT by admin
London, Mar 7 (ANI): New research has debunked the myth that men are crazy about sex while women are more soft and romantic by finding that French women have become increasingly assertive ... Read more...

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Natalie Portman frustrated with prostitute, stripper roles


February 14th, 2008 - 1:40 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Feb 13 (ANI): Actress Natalie Portman has had enough of scripts in which the only role for her is that of either a stripper or a prostitute.The 26-year-old is now ... Read more...

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How to have a meaningful relationship


January 8th, 2008 - 4:14 pm ICT by admin
London, Jan 8 (ANI): For all those guys who are searching for the right girl and meaningful relationships, the book 'The Rules of The Game' will surely come handy. The book's author Neil ... Read more...

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