Remove Tripura minister equating Vande Mataram with dogs: Congress

June 14th, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 14 (IANS) Tripura's opposition Congress Tuesday demanded removal of Higher Education Minister Anil Sarkar for his reportedly derogatory comments about India's national song and MPs. The minister, however, ... Read more...

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The English language has been Americanised, complains Penelope Keith

November 15th, 2010 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 15 (ANI): The Good Life star Penelope Keith is furious about the poor use of the English language in modern Britain.The actress believes our lives are diminished by poor elocution ... Read more...

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Bengal remembers first reel icon on death anniversary

July 24th, 2010 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 24 (IANS) Screening of a documentary, film retrospectives, cultural programmes and discussions marked the 30th death anniversary of Bengal's matinee idol Uttam Kumar here Saturday. Uttam Kumar's blockbuster movies were screened ... Read more...

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Jailbirds stage dance drama on robber king’s reform (Feature)

February 23rd, 2010 - 10:13 am ICT by IANS
By Soudhriti Bhabani Kolkata, Feb 23 (IANS) Valmiki, legendary author of the epic Ramayana, was said to be a reformed robber, a subject on which poet Rabindranath Tagore wrote the dance drama "Valmiki ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi turns 39

June 19th, 2009 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 19 (ANI): Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi, who was instrumental in the Congress' emergence as the single largest party in recently concluded Lok Sabha polls, turned 39 on ... Read more...

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