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Dev Anand is forever, says Pakistani daily


December 6th, 2011 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 6 (IANS) Dev Anand who left Lahore in 1943 at the age of 19 with just Rs.30 in his pocket and went on to become an iconic actor-director ... Read more...

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Guests nostalgic at Boman Irani’s sons’ wedding reception


November 21st, 2011 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) The wedding reception of Boman Irani's son Danesh Irani turned out to be special event for Bollywood celebs -- from thespian Dilip Kumar to ... Read more...

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10 killed in Gurgaon road accident (Lead)


November 16th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Nov 16 (IANS) Ten people were killed and six injured when a mini-truck in which they were travelling on the Delhi-Jaipur highway rammed into a wrongly parked truck in ... Read more...

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16 more infants die in Bengal, toll rises to 28


October 28th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 28 (IANS) The number of crib deaths in government hospitals in West Bengal shot up to 28 after 12 infants died in Burdwan district and four more ... Read more...

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Bengal hospital says 12 crib deaths ‘normal’


October 27th, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 27 (IANS) As one more infant died Thursday pushing the crib deaths to 12 in two days in West Bengal's largest referral hospital for children, the ... Read more...

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I try to maintain my privacy: Dharmendra (Interview)


October 27th, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Over five decades in the film industry and still going strong. Dharmendra has just had a new release but admits to being media shy and ... Read more...

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11 babies die in Bengal hospital


October 26th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 26 (IANS) Eleven babies have died in the last two days in West Bengal?s largest referral hospital for children, an official said Wednesday."Most babies were below the ... Read more...

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100,000 community foresters to help green India


October 18th, 2011 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Oct 18 (IANS) India will engage 100,000 educated youths to execute an ambitious Green India Mission (GIM) which seeks to increase the country's forest cover to 33 percent from ... Read more...

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Japanese encephalitis kills 68 kids in Gaya


October 17th, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Oct 17 (IANS) With six more deaths, Japanese encephalitis, a brain infection, has killed 68 children in Bihar's Gaya district in the last 50 days, an official said Monday.Six ... Read more...

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From slums to queen of suburbs, Rubina Ali goes places (With Image)


October 16th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) Star-studded Mumbai suburb Bandra will soon have a new celebrity resident, Rubina Ali, one of the popular child actors in the multi-Oscar winner "Slumdog Millionaire", ... Read more...

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Camera does wonders today: Vyjayanthimala (Interview)


September 21st, 2011 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Her stint with cinema is legendary. Vyjayanthimala, who has lived through the changes in Bollywood - "from the Kumars to the Khans" -, affirms that filmmaking ... Read more...

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Tripura mothers to receive health alerts on mobiles


September 13th, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kumarghat (Tripura), Sep 13 (IANS) Expectant and new mothers in Tripura will now receive reminders on their mobile phones for regular checkups, thanks to a new programme launched Tuesday by ... Read more...

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Ranchi prisoners fast to support Hazare


August 20th, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 20 (IANS) At least 50 inmates of a jail here in this Jharkhand capital Saturday kept a day-long fast to support activist Anna Hazare's demand for a stronger ... Read more...

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Shammi Kapoor’s death shocks Kannada film industry


August 14th, 2011 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 14 (IANS) Dancing King Shammi Kapoor's death early Sunday morning has shocked many Kannada film personalities who were close to the flamboyant star who changed the ... Read more...

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Shammi Kapoor, tumsa nahin dekha (Obituary, Lead)


August 14th, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) The man who jived and rock-and-rolled into our hearts is no more. Shammi Kapoor, the swashbuckling actor of the 1950s and 1960s who redefined the image ... Read more...

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There can never be a singer like Rafi: Lata Mangeshkar


July 31st, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Singing legend Lata Mangeshkar remembers late singer Mohammed Rafi on his 31st death anniversary and says there can never be a singer like him again. ... Read more...

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Dev Anand remembers Mohammed Rafi


July 31st, 2011 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Veteran actor Dev Anand remembered Mohammed Rafi on his 31st death anniversary Sunday, saying the legendary singer was one of the greatest souls."Rafi's death anniversary ... Read more...

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Rural banks in Bengal facing staff, skill deficit


July 3rd, 2011 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 3 (IANS) Not all is well with the Regional Rural Banks in West Bengal that are plagued by inadequate staff, lack of required technical upgradation and the authorities' ... Read more...

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Fake school certificates scam busted, four arrested


June 15th, 2011 - 1:04 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Four people were arrested for supplying forged Class 10 and 12 pass certificates to students here, police said Tuesday."The kingpin, Mange Ram Acharya, 46, and ... Read more...

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Tripura school book drops Mahatma, Congress plans fast


May 24th, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 24 (IANS) Leaders of the opposition Congress would launch a hunger strike Wednesday protesting the replacement Mahatma Gandhi's name with Communist icon Vladimir Lenin in a Class 5 ... Read more...

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Dilip Kumar to donate Rs.15 lakh for CINTAA Tower


May 2nd, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 2 (IANS) Dilip Kumar is no more active in films, but ready to lend support for the welfare of the film industry people. The 88-year-old veteran has decided ... Read more...

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Tribal girl alleges rape by mahant


April 29th, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, April 29 (IANS) A 12-year-old tribal girl has alleged rape by the head of an ashram in Madhya Pradesh's Anuppur district where she was a resident, police ... Read more...

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Lenin replaces Mahatma’s name in Tripura textbook: Congress


April 25th, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 25 (IANS) The Congress Monday charged Tripura's Left Front government with replacing the name of Mahatma Gandhi with that of Lenin in a chapter of a junior school ... Read more...

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UAE-based Indian doctor publishes book on legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar


April 24th, 2011 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Apr 24 (ANI): UAE-based Indian-origin doctor Mandar Bichu has published a book on legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar, encompassing her six-decade-long enigmatic career."Lata, Voice of the Golden Era, is the first ... Read more...

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Pakistani actor Moin Akhtar dies aged 61


April 22nd, 2011 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 22 (IANS) Prominent Pakistani television, stage and film actor Moin Akhtar, best known to audiences in the subcontinent for his role in comedy play "Bakra Qiston Pe", died ... Read more...

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Salman pays tribute to Raj Kapoor, Dilip Kumar in ‘Ready’ (With Images)


April 22nd, 2011 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 22 (IANS) Salman Khan starrer "Ready" is about to hit the screens and one of the highlights of the movie is said to be the song "Character ... Read more...

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Puducherry Lt. Governor now facing questions over medical college trust


April 20th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi/Puducherry, Apr. 20 (ANI): Even as an Enforcement Diorectorate (ED) team is reported to be on its way to Puducherry to question Lt. Governor Iqbal Singh in connection with a favour ... Read more...

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BJP cross voting in Kashmir leaves supporters fuming


April 16th, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 16 (IANS) Cross voting by seven of the 11 Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)legislators in Wednesday's legislative council polls in Jammu and Kashmir has left many of its ... Read more...

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Pak national nabbed in Chile not IC-814 hijacking accused: Pakistan


April 14th, 2011 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, April 14(ANI): Pakistan has refuted a Chilean Police claim of having arrested Mufti Abdul Rauf, the younger brother of the Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) chief Maulana Masood Azhar, who is accused of financing ... Read more...

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Behind Bollywood’s grease paint, the untold story (This is the fourth in a series by IANS on Bollywood’s behind-the-scenes people)


April 11th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) He is 80 years old and has spent over 60 years giving make-up to the biggest film stars. But ask Pandhari Juker about the ... Read more...

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Budget draws mixed reactions in Orissa


February 28th, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 28 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee's budget proposals presented Monday evoked mixed reactions in Orissa, with senior citizens happy at tax sops, housewives more concerned about price rise than ... Read more...

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M.F. Husain revives ‘Mughal E Azam’ through paintings


February 25th, 2011 - 4:27 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 25 (IANS) Noted painter M.F. Husain has paid his personal tribute to K. Asif's epic film "Mughal-E-Azam" by recreating the movie's fabulous scenes in a series of exquisite paintings."I ... Read more...

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Two women held with cannabis worth Rs.3 crore


February 24th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kushinagar (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 24 (IANS) Two women drug peddlers, who operated in various states of the country, were arrested in this Uttar Pradesh district Thursday with cannabis worth around Rs.3 crore, ... Read more...

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Never say no to Bollywood in Senegal


February 13th, 2011 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Manish Chand Dakar, Feb 13 (IANS) From legendary actors Raj Kapoor and Dilip Kumar to contemporary film icons Shah Rukh Khan and Hrithik Roshan, Bollywood is now and forever in Senegal, ... Read more...

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Best Onscreen Bollywood Couples Over The Years


January 25th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Bollywood has always had quite the best onscreen couples that have remained in the memories of audience’s even years after the movies have gone into the retro archives.So let us look ... Read more...

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