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‘The Artist’ cliched, melodramatic, but brilliant (IANS Movie Review - Rating: ****)


February 26th, 2012 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "The Artist"; Cast: Jean Dujardin, Berenice Bejo, John Goodman; Director: Michel Hazanavicius; Rating: ****Imagine a feature film made during the silent era, lost and forgotten, to be found 80 ... Read more...

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My films create a show, not reality: ‘The Artist’ director (Interview)


February 23rd, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) His black and white silent film "The Artist" has won three Golden Globes and seven Baftas (awards of the British Academy of Film and Television ... Read more...

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‘DAM 999′ out, ‘Hugo’ leads Oscar nomination pack (Lead)


January 24th, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 24 (IANS) Martin Scorsese's "Hugo" leads this year's Oscar nomination pack with 11 nods and "The Artist" is close behind with 10 nominations, while India's only ... Read more...

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‘Hugo’ leads Oscar nominations, ‘The Artist’ 2nd


January 24th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 24 (IANS) Martin Scorsese's "Hugo" leads this year's Oscar nomination pack with 11 nods, with "The Artist" following close behind with 10 nominations, while India's only hope ... Read more...

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Ethiopia gay meet creates buzz on Facebook


December 3rd, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), Dec 3 (IANS) A controversial gay conference, which began here in the Ethiopian capital despite an uproar from the public and religious leaders, has generated a ... Read more...

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HIV infection dropped 20 percent from 2001 to 2009: UN


August 26th, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, Aug 26 (IANS) The number of new HIV infections in the Asia-Pacific region dropped by 20 percent between 2001 and 2009, a UN report said Friday.The report titled "HIV ... Read more...

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India to continue generic drugs for HIV patients


July 6th, 2011 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) India will not compromise on drug licensing norms and continue to produce generic drugs for free treatment to HIV positive patients, Commerce and Industry Minister ... Read more...

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‘Cash-for-vote-scam’ will not damage England 2018 World Cup bid: Blatter


November 20th, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 20 (ANI): Fifa President Sepp Blatter has claimed that England's bid to host the 2018 World Cup would not be affected by the Sunday Times investigation, following which two Fifa ... Read more...

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HIV/Aids has become leading cause of death in women, warns UN


March 5th, 2010 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 5 (ANI): A UN programme on HIV/Aids has warned that HIV is fast becoming the leading cause of death and disease among women of reproductive age worldwide.UNAids launched a five-year ... Read more...

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End discrimination against HIV-affected people: UNAIDS (Dec 1 is World AIDS Day)


November 30th, 2009 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) On the eve of World AIDS Day, UNAIDS - the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS - made an urgent appeal Monday to end discrimination against people ... Read more...

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Sex workers launch HIV/AIDS awareness centre in Karnataka


October 12th, 2009 - 10:33 pm ICT by ANI
By Mohan KumarMysore, Oct 12(ANI): A group of sex workers from different parts of Karnataka on Monday inaugurated an academy which is first of its kind in Asia Pacific to spread public ... Read more...

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Soon, mandatory for pregnant women to undergo HIV test


October 9th, 2009 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
By Prashant K. Nanda New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) Passing AIDS from mother to child is a human rights violation and soon all pregnant women in India will have to undergo a mandatory ... Read more...

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