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Riya to face Mutatkar in Maharashtra badminton final


July 29th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 29 (IANS) Mumbai Suburban's 19-year-old Riya Pillai pulled off a major upset, defeating second seed Pune's Anuradha Shrikhande 21-18, 16-21, 21-19 to storm into the women's singles final ... Read more...

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Mutatkar reaches semis of Maharashtra badminton


July 28th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 28 (IANS) India No.2 Aditi Mutatkar outplayed Mumbai Suburban's Ridhi Panjwani 21-12, 21-14 to enter the women's single semifinal in the second Maharashtra Senior State Selection Badminton Tournament ... Read more...

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Whatever Aamir touches turns to gold: Uday Chopra


July 25th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 25 (IANS) Actor Uday Chopra hopes Aamir Khan's Midas touch works for the third "Dhoom" franchise.Aamir plays the bad man in "Dhoom 3", which will see Abhishek ... Read more...

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Manish Naggdev feels positive roles challenging, but limiting


July 15th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) Goody, goody roles do not have too much scope for improvisation. Therefore, it is challenging to make them stand out, says Manish Naggdev, currently seen ... Read more...

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Aamir Khan opts for simple look in ‘Dhoom 3′


July 11th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) Aamir Khan has started shooting for "Dhoom 3" and says that he is keeping his looks simple for his anti-hero role in the actioner.It has ... Read more...

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Youth held for killing mother’s paramour in Delhi


May 13th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) A 23-year-old man has been arrested for murdering his mother's paramour, police said Sunday.Ankit Sharma was arrested Friday from west Delhi's Paschim Vihar on a ... Read more...

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Gang supplying mobile phone SIM cards to Maoists busted in UP


May 9th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 9 (IANS) A major gang providing pre-activated SIM cards to Maoists in other states has been busted by the Lucknow police crime branch, police said Wednesday.Two people were ... Read more...

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Moon comes closest to Earth (Lead)


May 6th, 2012 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) As the clock struck 9.05 p.m., space enthusiasts were out to catch the glimpse of the year's biggest and brightest moon, as the celestial body ... Read more...

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Jaypee Cement signs Indian hockey stars


April 14th, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) Jaypee Cement has expanded its sponsorship support to three Indian hockey players - Sardara Singh, Sandeep Singh, and Shivendra Singh.Cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar remains ... Read more...

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Man killed - and run over by truck


April 9th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, April 9 (IANS) A musician who criticized truck drivers for gambling and teasing women near his home was first beaten and then crushed by a truck to show he ... Read more...

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Details sought of medical reimbursements to cabinet ministers, bureaucrats


March 29th, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 29 (IANS) The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court has sought details from the union and the state governments of the medical reimbursement facilities provided to cabinet ... Read more...

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Court seeks response on Governor’s appointment


March 27th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 27 (IANS) The Lucknow Bench of the Allahabad High Court Tuesday asked the central government to respond to a petition seeking consultation with the Uttar Pradesh chief minister ... Read more...

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No delay in ‘Dhoom: 3′: YRF


March 27th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) The shooting of "Dhoom: 3" will begin in May and Aamir Khan will join the cast and crew as per schedule, clarifies Yash Raj ... Read more...

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Kingfisher shuts shop in Lucknow: Airport officials


March 26th, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 26 (IANS) Plagued by financial losses, Kingfisher Airlines has pulled out its flights from Lucknow to New Delhi and Mumbai, say airport officials.According to the airport officials, the ... Read more...

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Curtains down on Gulmarg fest, Highway 61 steals the show


March 12th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Gulmarg (Jammu and Kashmir), March 12 (IANS) Snowfall and frequent power cuts tried to play spoil sport at the Gulmarg Winter Festival, but the event reached its crescendo thanks to ... Read more...

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WSF Squash: India to meet Egypt in final


February 4th, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 4 (IANS) Ramit Tandon Saturday pulled off a thrilling win over higher ranked Geoffrey Demont to put India against Egypt in the final of the WSF Under-21 World ... Read more...

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When pistols turn into hedge clippers


October 29th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Oct 29 (IANS) The thought is surreal, but in Bihar it's quite real. Hundreds of arms like pistols and guns, all seized from criminals and stored in police stations, ... Read more...

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Katrina Kaif to raise oomph in ‘Dhoom: 3′


September 23rd, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) The hunt for a leading lady for "Dhoom: 3" is over! Katrina Kaif will sizzle in the third instalment of the action-adventure series, which ... Read more...

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Tyre burst in Air India flight


August 14th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 14 (IANS) An Air India flight from Delhi suffered a tyre burst during landing at the airport here in Uttar Pradesh Sunday, an official said. All the ... Read more...

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Maken welcomes CAG report, says guilty won’t be spared


August 5th, 2011 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Sports minister Ajay Maken Friday welcomed the report prepared by the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) on the financial irregularities in the Commonwealth ... Read more...

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Maharashtra to make sexual harassment of women non-bailable


July 9th, 2011 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 9 (IANS) Maharashtra is considering making offences pertaining to sexual harassment or outraging the modesty of women non-bailable, an official said here Saturday.This is proposed to be done ... Read more...

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Flight makes emergency landing after passenger’s suicide bid


June 23rd, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 23 (IANS) A Delhi-bound SpiceJet flight made an emergency landing at Chaudhary Charan Singh airport here Thursday after a passenger allegedly consumed poison on board, police said.Sumit Rajak, ... Read more...

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Details of Mamata’s travel as union minister to be shared


June 22nd, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed the railway ministry to furnish details of the domestic and foreign travel by former minister Mamata Banerjee ... Read more...

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Warne slapped with $50,000 fine


May 18th, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 18 (IANS) The Indian cricket board Wednesday slapped Rajasthan Royals captain Shane Warne with a $50,000 fine for publicly criticising Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) secretary Sanjay Dixit after ... Read more...

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RCA to file criminal complaint against Warne


May 15th, 2011 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, May 15 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals captain Shane Warne is in for more trouble. The Rajasthan Cricket Associtaion (RCA) Sunday decided to file a criminal complaint against the Australian for ... Read more...

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Rajasthan Royals to take disciplinary action against Warne


May 14th, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, May 14 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals Saturday decided to take disciplinary action against its captain Shane Warne after an internal probe found the Australian guilty of publicly insulting Rajasthan Cricket ... Read more...

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RCA lodges complain against Warne


May 12th, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, May 12 (IANS) Shane Warne's farewell Indian Premier League appearance at home has turned sour. The Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) has lodged an official complaint against Warne for ... Read more...

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YRF hunts for fresh female lead in ‘Dhoom 3′


April 28th, 2011 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) After casting Esha Deol and Aishwarya Rai as female leads in "Dhoom" and "Dhoom 2", Yash Raj Films (YRF) is now on the lookout ... Read more...

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Despite protests, Haryana to acquire land for nuclear plant


April 18th, 2011 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 18 (IANS) The Haryana government will go ahead with acquiring land for a controversial nuclear power plant in Fatehabad district despite continued protests from farmers and residents of ... Read more...

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YRF launches Boney Kapoor’s son Arjun with ‘Virus Diwan’


April 1st, 2011 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 1 (IANS) Yash Raj Films, one of the leading studios in Bollywood, has launched Y-Films to give opporutnity to freshers and one of the new talents they ... Read more...

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Court asks Uttar Pradesh to clear rail blockade by Jats


March 18th, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 18 (IANS) The Allahabad High Court Friday issued stern directives to the Uttar Pradesh government to ensure the restoration of rail services disrupted in the ten-day old agitation ... Read more...

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BJP activists caned in Lucknow


March 14th, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 14 (IANS) Hundreds of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) activists were caned here Monday as they clashed with the police during a protest against the Uttar Pradesh government.The ... Read more...

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Pritam to compose for ‘Dhoom 3′


February 14th, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 14 (IANS) After giving memorable music in "Dhoom" and "Dhoom 2", Pritam Chakraborty has again been roped in to compose for the third movie in the popular franchise by ... Read more...

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Prajwal, Ravishankar put up a good show in ‘Kote’ (Kannada Film Review)


February 12th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
By V.S. Rajapur Film: "Kote"; Cast: Prajwal Devaraj, Dimple Chopade, Gayanthri Rao, Ravishankar, Shivashankar and others; Director: Srinivasa Raju; Producer: Jack Manju; Camera: Datta; Music Director: Raghu Dixit; Ratings: ** 1/2Director Srinivasa ... Read more...

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Radia-tion, A Bollywood Film Based On 2G-scam Is On Fray!


December 20th, 2010 - 10:12 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Hiten Group, a UK-based financier, has announced the project, which has been titled as Radia-tion. The film will try to dig into the life of the controversial lobbyist Niira Radia so ... Read more...

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