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Lil Wayne sues Quincy Jones’ son


September 8th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 8 (IANS) Singer Lil Wayne has sued music producer Quincy Jones' son for using his music in a documentary film.According to tmz.com, Wayne claims he never gave ... Read more...

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Kailash Kher to perform at OzAsia Festival


August 9th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) After wowing fans in Pakistan, popular singer Kailash Kher is ready to entertain music lovers in Australia. He will perform at the OzAsia Festival in ... Read more...

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Knowles to direct documentary on own life


August 3rd, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 3 (IANS) Singer Beyonce Knowles is planning to showcase her life story through a documentary film. She will act in and direct the project herself.The 30-year-old ... Read more...

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Scarlett Johansson makes her singing comeback


August 1st, 2012 - 7:45 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) Actress Scarlett Johansson has returned back to her singing career after collaborating with Lulu Gainsbourg on a cover of French music legend Serge Gainsbourg's 'Bonnie ... Read more...

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Actor’s complaint on film award has no merit: Cinema minister


July 24th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 24 (IANS) National award-winning actor Salim Kumar has filed a complaint that his documentary "Pokkali" was not even screened for the jury of Kerala State Film Awards ... Read more...

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PM lays foundation stone of second campus of Bose institute


June 2nd, 2012 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 2 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday laid the foundation stone for the new campus of the hallowed Bose Institute - founded by famous scientist Acharya Jagadish ... Read more...

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Life imprisonment for acid throwers in Pakistani Kashmir


March 10th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 10 (IANS) The government of Pakistan-administered Kashmir is all set to introduce a law that will punish culprits involved in acid throwing on women, with life imprisonment and ... Read more...

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Proud that a woman got Pakistan’s first Oscar: Ali Zafar


March 5th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 5 (IANS) Pakistani singer-actor Ali Zafar is happy that Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, a woman, picked up the first Oscar for his country. He describes it as a great ... Read more...

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All Indian police communalised, says Bhushan


February 27th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) Team Anna member and Supreme Court lawyer Prashant Bhushan Monday claimed that police across the country were "communalised"."Police throughout the country are clearly ... Read more...

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Pakistani film wins Oscar for best documentary


February 27th, 2012 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 27 (IANS) Pakistani documentary film "Saving Face", which uncovers the story of hundreds of people, mostly women who become acid attack victims, was honoured with the Oscar ... Read more...

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Handwoven Swarovski work dominates Akaaro’s show


February 16th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) Swarovski crystals handwoven on outfits dominated the collection of designer Gaurav Jai Gupta at the Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week (WIFW) Thursday."I have worked with ... Read more...

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Goa fails to bite IFFI’s soccer bite


November 29th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 29 (IANS) The 42nd edition of IFFI's much touted soccer film package has turned out to be a damp squib with virtually no audiences turning up for the ... Read more...

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Production was always on my mind: Hrishitaa Bhatt


November 5th, 2011 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 5 (IANS) She made her Bollywood debut opposite superstar Shah Rukh Khan in "Asoka", but her acting career didn't go very far. After a bumpy ride ... Read more...

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Tareque Masud: face of Bangladesh’s alternate cinema (Obituary)


August 15th, 2011 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Tareque Masud, Cannes award-winning independent filmmaker from Bangladesh, who inspired a whole generation of filmmakers in his country to dare to dream of making independent cinema, will not be there ... Read more...

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‘Blood and Iron’ in Bellary: A shocking tale (Movie Review)


August 11th, 2011 - 10:37 am ICT by IANS
Documentary Film: "Blood and Iron"; Director: Paranjoy Guha Thakurta; Rating:****"Scandals like 2G, CWG, etc, lead to a notional loss of money. When you consider illegal mining, there's no comparison because that ... Read more...

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Jesus! Goa priest turns filmmaker


August 4th, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 4 (IANS) A Goa-based priest recently donned the director's hat along with his sacramental robes and shot a documentary that was screened at the New York Film Festival. ... Read more...

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Russian PM to act in documentary film


August 2nd, 2011 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has agreed to participate in a documentary film about a day in his life.Putin was approached for the documentary while ... Read more...

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Rahul Dholakia’s next film to have reference to Nandigram


May 26th, 2011 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) Director Rahul Dholakia, who is known for his socio-political thrillers "Parzania" (2005) and "Lamhaa: The Untold Story of Kashmir" (2010) is now set to write a ... Read more...

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Government probe clears Yunus on handling of foreign funds


April 26th, 2011 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 26 (IANS) A government-appointed committee has said it did not find "any irregularities" in Grameen Bank founder Muhammad Yunus' handling of funds that were received from the Norwegian ... Read more...

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Photojournalist killed in Libya (Lead)


April 21st, 2011 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 21 (IANS) Photojournalist Tim Hetherington has been killed in Libya's troubled city of Misrata, a media report said Thursday.Two other photographers were hurt when they were hit by ... Read more...

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Oscar-nominated documentary director killed in Libya


April 21st, 2011 - 9:32 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 21 (IANS) Tim Hetherington, an award-winning photographer and Oscar-nominated documentary film director, has been killed in Libya while covering the conflict between government and rebel forces, media reports ... Read more...

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Indian women’s cricket team also deserves an IPL: Anjum Chopra


April 18th, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) The Indian women's cricket team also needs an Indian Premier League (IPL) like their male counterparts, says Anjum Chopra, former captain and a member ... Read more...

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Bieber wants an acting career


April 14th, 2011 - 3:02 am ICT by IANS
London, April 14 (IANS) Teen sensation Justin Bieber says he wants to be an actor and forsees a career in the acting field.The "Baby" singer who had a guest role ... Read more...

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Indian drama in Canadian polls: Delhi filmmaker alleges copyright violation


April 2nd, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 2 (IANS) Delhi-born Gemini Award-winning filmmaker Ali Kazimi has alleged that Canada's ruling Conservative Party has violated his copyrights by using an image from one of his ... Read more...

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UAE prisoners awarded for memorising Quran


February 18th, 2011 - 9:31 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Feb 18 (IANS/WAM) A number of prisoners in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) who memorised the Quran while spending time behind bars have been awarded by the government.The Dubai International Holy ... Read more...

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New pesticides killing honeybees worldwide


January 21st, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 21 (IANS) A new generation of pesticides could explain why honeybees are vanishing worldwide.According to a study, the chemicals, which are routinely used on farms and garden centres, attack the ... Read more...

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Bihar beckons: NRI shooting documentary with Hollywood crew


January 19th, 2011 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
By Imran Khan Patna, Jan 19 (IANS) California-based NRI filmmaker Ravi Verma has come all the way to his native Bihar with a Hollywood crew to make a documentary on famous Chinese ... Read more...

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Documentary film based on Mullaperiyar Dam released in Kochi


January 4th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
Kochi, Jan 4 (ANI): A documentary film- "DAMs - The lethal water bombs," based on the Mullaperiyar Dam, which is posing a grave threat to thousands of lives, was released here on ... Read more...

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150 Raibik Path, A Tripura Documentary Film On Rabindranath Tagore, Given National Recognition


December 30th, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
.According to an official press release by the screening committee, under the chairmanship of Shyam Benegal, the screening committee has selected 150 Raibik Path for a national screening on Doordarshan. 9 ... Read more...

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Urbanisation will spell disaster for Goa: Green filmmaker


November 23rd, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
By Mayabhushan Nagvenkar Panaji, Nov 23 (IANS) A woman who has tracked down and visually documented disappearing lakes in New Delhi's periphery now says rampant unplanned urbanisation will spell disaster for Goa.Ishani ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh environmentalists spread awareness about water pollution


November 22nd, 2010 - 10:38 pm ICT by ANI
Allahabad, Nov.22 (ANI): Environmentalists completed a 25-days long voyage from Yamunotri glacier in the Himalayas to Prayag in Allahabad on Sunday to spread awareness about water pollution.Twenty members of Kala Sangam Kendra, ... Read more...

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Chennai’s transgender activist trains community members in filmmaking


November 20th, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
By JaikumarChennai, Nov.20 (ANI): A transgender activist, Kalki Subramaniam, trains her community members in documentary film-making in Chennai.Subramaniam said on Friday the Information Technology could play a tremendous role in the empowerment ... Read more...

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‘Waste Land’ Beats Rupert And Kristen, ‘Saw 3D’ Betters Them Too


November 2nd, 2010 - 3:04 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 2, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Kristen Stewart and Rupert Grint seems to have done okay this weekend as far as their films are concerned although it was ‘Saw 3D’ that seems ... Read more...

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Gordon Brown branded ’scruffy’


October 26th, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 26 (ANI): Peter Mandelson has dubbed former UK PM Gordon Brown "a cross between a snowplough and a combine harvester"- saying he couldn't even fix his own tie.Mandelson, who ... Read more...

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New documentary captures shamans of Kullu Valley


October 18th, 2010 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) A docu-feature film "The Shamans of the Himalayas" documenting the ethno-spiritual mores of the picturesque Kullu Valley in Himachal Pradesh, will premiere at the India Habitat Centre ... Read more...

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