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Mining and casino-friendly Parrikar is like Chanakya: Congress


August 30th, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 31 (IANS) The Congress Thursday compared Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar with ancient master tactician Chanakya, saying that he was "cozying up" to the players in mining and ... Read more...

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Theatre festival to promote environmental concerns in Assam


December 17th, 2010 - 9:29 pm ICT by ANI
By Peter Alex ToddGolapara (Assam), Dec.17 (ANI): The Badungduppa theatre Group has organised a traditional theatre festival to promote environmental concerns in Assam's Golapara District.The research-orientated theatre organization, whose main motive is ... Read more...

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Theatre festival features ‘terrorism and peace’


August 31st, 2010 - 10:51 pm ICT by ANI
By Vaschipem Kamodang Jorhat, Aug.31 (ANI): A two-day drama festival was held at theater hall here recently, highlighting various issues of public interest. The one that drew maximum attention was based on ... Read more...

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Healing terror-hit Pakistanis with theatre, flowers


April 2nd, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 2 (IANS) Saying it with theatre and flower shows - that's what some organisations are doing in Pakistan to make people laugh and rejoice even as the country reels under ... Read more...

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Delhi to host children’s theatre festival in November


October 22nd, 2009 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Celebrating childhood and showcasing talent of kids from across the country, the National School of Drama (NSD) will host a two-week children's theatre festival starting from Nov ... Read more...

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Theatre will never die, says Rajnikant


August 24th, 2009 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Indo-Asian News Service Chennai, Aug 24 (IANS) He started his career on stage and now Tamil superstar Rajnikant urges the film industry to encourage plays as he knows theatre will be there, always."Stage ... Read more...

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Country mourns death of theatre legend Habib Tanvir (Lead)


June 8th, 2009 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Bhopal, June 8 (IANS) Indian theatre Monday lost one of its tallest heroes Habib Tanvir, who passed away after a month-long illness at a private hospital in Bhopal. He was ... Read more...

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Sonia Gandhi mourns Habib Tanvir’s death


June 8th, 2009 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Monday mourned the death of veteran Hindi theatre personality Habib Tanvir, who passed away in Bhopal. In a statement issued here, Gandhi condoled ... Read more...

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Delhi chief minister mourns Habib Tanvir’s death


June 8th, 2009 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Monday mourned the death of veteran theatre personality Habib Tanvir, who passed away in Bhopal after prolonged illness. Dikshit described Tanvir as one ... Read more...

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Noted playwright Habib Tanvir passes away


June 8th, 2009 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Bhopal, June 8 (ANI): Noted playwright Habib Tanvir passed away in a hospital in Bhopal on Monday, after a brief illness. He was 85.Tanvir was admitted to the National Hospital three ... Read more...

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Noted playwright Habib Tanvir dead


June 8th, 2009 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
Bhopal, June 8 (IANS) Veteran theatre personality Habib Tanvir died here early Monday after prolonged illness, family sources said. He was 85. Tanvir died at about 6.30 a.m. at the National Hospital, where ... Read more...

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Playwright Habib Tanvir’s condition improving: doctors


May 14th, 2009 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, May 14 (IANS) The condition of veteran theatre personality Habib Tanvir, who was admitted to a private hospital here in critical condition after developing respiratory problems, is fast improving, doctors said ... Read more...

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Theatre art reaches Manipur hilly areas


May 11th, 2009 - 10:29 pm ICT by ANI
By L.C.K. SinghUkhrul (Manipur), May 11 (ANI): To promote theatrical art in Manipur's hilly areas, for the first time, a 45-day theatre workshop cum production programme is being held in remote area ... Read more...

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Srinagar hosts drama festival to project Kashmir as a safe place


March 20th, 2009 - 8:25 pm ICT by ANI
By Afzal Butt Srinagar, Mar 20 (ANI): A drama festival aimed at boosting theatre and projecting Kashmir as a safe place to visit kicked off in Srinagar. Organised by the Academy of Art, ... Read more...

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Kerala to host national drama festival


March 1st, 2009 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 1 (IANS) Theatre buffs in Kerala would be treated to more than a dozen award-winning plays at the fifth National Drama Festival that starts here Monday. The festival will be ... Read more...

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Theatre festivals play an important role in Manipuri society


February 4th, 2009 - 6:38 pm ICT by ANI
By L.C.K SinghImphal, Feb.4 (ANI): Manipur is also known for its rich tradition of theatre, which has been used as an important tool or medium to highlight major burning social issues ... Read more...

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Theatre lovers in northeast delighted with first ever drama festival in Assam


May 9th, 2008 - 3:12 pm ICT by admin
By Peter Alex ToddGuwahati, May9 (ANI): People in Assam recently had a novel experience to celebrate theatre art in a big way for a fortnight, as they attended the first ever ... Read more...

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Thousands visit Agartala Book Fair


April 11th, 2008 - 8:33 pm ICT by admin
Agartala, April 11 (ANI): Booklovers in Agaratala had a festive time recently when many of them visited the 25th Agartala Book Fair held at the popular Sishuniketan grounds. The 10-day event ... Read more...

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Paks Ajoka Theatre to perform in Delhi, Mumbai, Amritsar


January 10th, 2008 - 1:11 pm ICT by admin
Lahore, Jan 10 (ANI): A group of artists from Pakistans famous Ajoka Theatre will be performing in New Delhi, Mumbai, and Amritsar during a three-week tour of India beginning tomorrow, a release ... Read more...

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Manipur theatre festival showcases State’s young talent


December 20th, 2007 - 9:55 pm ICT by admin
Manipur, Dec 20 (ANI): Budding theatre artistes in Manipur are showcasing their talent at the All Manipur Drama Festival being held here. The 25th edition of the festival, organised by the Manipur State ... Read more...

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