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PM to address nation on FDI in retail and other reforms


September 21st, 2012 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will address the nation Friday night to explain why his government is going forward with economic reforms, especially allowing overseas investment ... Read more...

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Apex court issues notice on Kazmi’s bail plea


September 7th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday issued notice on a petition by journalist Syed Mohammed Ahmed Kazmi seeking bail in the case of his alleged involvement in ... Read more...

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Shikha Swaroop doesn’t fear being typecast (With Images)


August 8th, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Shikha Swaroop, who rose to fame with popular costume drama "Chandrakanta", will now be seen as Kaikayee in a new version of the "Ramayana". The ... Read more...

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Thanks to censor, tough time for filmmakers: Sanjay Suri


July 30th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) With the censor board becoming more strict with the kind of content being shown on big as well as small screen, actor-producer Sanjay Suri feels ... Read more...

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Panel suggests national media policy, regulation of media education


July 26th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Bringing out a National Media Policy to address the new media landscape, regulation of media education in the country, a National Film Policy to ... Read more...

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Long-time aide Omita Paul is President Mukherjee’s secretary


July 25th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The government Wednesday appointed Pranab Mukherjee's long-time aide Omita Paul as the secretary to the new president on the day when he took oath."The ... Read more...

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‘I AM’ telecast on DD only after U-certificate; Onir upset


July 6th, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Filmmaker Onir is upset with the censor board for not giving his National Award-winning-film "I AM" a U-certificate, without which it cannot be telecast on ... Read more...

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India, Poland agree on audio-visual cooperation


July 5th, 2012 - 5:40 am ICT by IANS
Warsaw, July 4 (IANS) India and Poland Wednesday signed an agreement to establish a legal framework for audio-visual co-production, especially films.The agreement was signed by visiting Indian Minister for ... Read more...

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Court asks TV serial director to pay alimony to wife (Lead)


June 28th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) A Delhi court has asked a television serial director and production house owner to pay a monthly maintenance of Rs.33,000 to his estranged wife.Metropolitan Magistrate ... Read more...

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Court tells TV serial director to pay alimony to wife


June 28th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) A Delhi court has asked a television serial director and production house owner to pay a monthly maintenance of Rs.33,000 to his estranged wife.Metropolitan ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh story has not been told: Salman Khurshid


June 7th, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) The Indian media has missed the story about Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, says Union Law, Justice and Minorities Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid, as the ... Read more...

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Former Doordarshan cameraman shoots self in Delhi


June 5th, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) A former cameraman with Doordarshan committed suicide by shooting himself with his revolver at his residence here Tuesday morning, police said.Amarjeet Singh, 65, resident of ... Read more...

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Reports on Jaya Bachchan plaint wrong: Rajya Sabha secretariat


May 16th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Amid reports on some TV news channels that Samajwadi Party MP Jaya Bachchan had complained to Chairman M. Hamid Ansari about cameras excessively focusing on ... Read more...

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Gehlot promises Aamir war on foeticide (Evening Lead)


May 9th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, May 9 (IANS) Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot Wednesday assured actor Aamir Khan, whose TV show "Satyamev Jayate" on female foeticide has created a storm, that he will ... Read more...

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Gehlot, Aamir meet to discuss female foeticide (Lead)


May 9th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, May 9 (IANS) Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot Wednesday assured actor Aamir Khan, whose TV show "Satyamev Jayate" created a storm with its in-depth study of female foeticide, ... Read more...

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Aamir strikes the right chord with ‘Satyamev Jayate’ (Roundup)


May 6th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) The much-awaited television show "Sataymev Jayate" has turned out to be another masterstroke from Aamir Khan. The star evoked a range of emotions as ... Read more...

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Special screening of ‘Satyamev Jayate’ in villages


May 6th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) The first episode of Aamir Khan's debut TV show "Sataymev Jayate" was Sunday screened in some villages in Maharashtra, Gujarat and Uttar Pradesh where ... Read more...

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‘Satyamev Jayate’ gutsy, sensible show: Viewers


May 6th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 6 (IANS) From filmmakers to clinical psychologists to professors - everyone has given the thumbs up to Aamir Khan's television show "Satyamev Jayate", saying it is a ... Read more...

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‘Satyamev Jayate’ official site crashes


May 6th, 2012 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 6 (IANS) Aamir Khan's debut television show "Satyamev Jayate" received such an overwhelming response that its official site crashed within minutes of the end of his programme ... Read more...

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In ‘Satyamev Jayate’ Aamir deals with female foeticide - and how!


May 6th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) Disbelief, horror, tears, smiles --- Aamir Khan evoked all this among his rapt audience as he dealt with the sensitive topic of female foeticide ... Read more...

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I just accept the best options: Narayani Shastri (With Images)


April 9th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) She is just 33, but Narayani Shastri is playing a mother to a grown up girl in forthcoming TV show "Phir Subah Hogi". The actress ... Read more...

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Ruskin Bond returns with ‘Rusty’(With image)


March 29th, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Indo-Angian writer Ruskin Bond's lovable character "Rusty" is set for a comeback after 15 years with "Ek Tha Rusty-2" ready to hit the small screen.Rusty ... Read more...

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Court reserves order on Kazmi petition


March 20th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) A Delhi court Tuesday reserved its order on the petition of arrested journalist Syed Mohammad Kazmi who said officials of a "foreign agency" had interrogated ... Read more...

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Shonali Bose focuses lens on taboo subject - again


March 20th, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 20 (IANS) Once bitten twice shy is a proverb you cannot apply to filmmaker Shonali Bose. For the second time in her life, she is trying to make ... Read more...

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Only 10 percent Indian villages fully sanitized: Jairam


March 19th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh Monday said that while only 10 percent of Indian villages have full sanitation coverage, the government is dedicated to ... Read more...

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No option but to bite subsidy bullet, says Manmohan (Second Lead)


March 16th, 2012 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Backing the budget proposal for cutting subsidies to two percent of the GDP, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Friday that the government will have ... Read more...

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We’ll have to bite subsidy bullet: Manmohan (Lead)


March 16th, 2012 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Backing the budget proposal for cutting subsidies to two percent of the GDP, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Friday that the government will ... Read more...

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Kashmiri artists say local Doordarshan keeping them away


March 9th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 9 (IANS) Scores of local artists and freelance television producers Friday alleged that the local Doordarshan Kendra has shut its doors on them.Talking to IANS, well known Kashmiri ... Read more...

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Shailesh Lodha now wants to shed tears on small screen (With Images)


March 2nd, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) Actor Shailesh Lodha, popularly known as Tarak Mehta of the hit comedy show "Tarak Mehta Ka Oolta Chashma", is now interested in melodramatic shows where ... Read more...

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BJP revives Karnataka legislature TV plan after ’sleazegate’


February 28th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 28 (IANS) Left embarrassed by its ministers viewing porn in the Karnataka assembly, the Bharatiya Janata Party government is reviving a three-year old plan for the ... Read more...

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‘Gali Gali Chor Hai’, uninspiring, dry take on corruption (IANS Hindi Film Review)


February 4th, 2012 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Film: "Gali Gali Chor Hai"; Starring: Akshaye Khanna, Sriya Saran, Satish Kaushik, Mugdha Godse, Anu Kapoor; Directed by: Rumi Jaffery; Rating: ** 1/2While credit must be given to writer-director Rumy Jaffery ... Read more...

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Karnataka celebrates Republic Day


January 26th, 2012 - 11:06 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 26 (IANS) Karnataka Governor Hans Raj Bhardwaj Thursday hoisted the tricolour to mark the 63rd Republic Day at the Field Marshal Manekshaw Ground here amid tight security.Clad in ... Read more...

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President to address nation on Republic Day eve


January 24th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil will address the nation Wednesday on the eve of the 63rd Republic Day.It will be telecast over all channels of Doordarshan ... Read more...

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Communicable diseases a major health challenge: Minister


December 21st, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) Calling communicable diseases a "major public health challenge", union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad Wednesday said various socio-economic and environmental reasons underlie the growing burden ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha debates Prasar Bharati bill


December 8th, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha took up debate on a bill on Prasar Bharati Thursday afternoon, resuming work after facing two adjournments in the morning.The Prasar ... Read more...

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