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Solo album magic wanes: Digital media may revive it


August 7th, 2012 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Whatever happened to solo albums? There was a time when the likes of Shaan and Falguni Pathak made it big with "Tanha Dil", and ... Read more...

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Indian stars have marginal acceptance abroad: Gulshan


July 8th, 2012 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Gulshan Grover, who has worked in international movies, says that the acceptability of Indian movies and actors abroad is bare minimum."Acceptability of Indian stars and ... Read more...

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Will soon release ghazal album: Javed Ali


June 29th, 2012 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 29 (IANS) A big fan of Ghulam Ali, singer Javed Ali, known for the hit song "Jashn-e-bahaaraan", is confident that ghazals will not die a silent death. He ... Read more...

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Global exposure has made Gulshan Grover more confident


June 15th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) Actor Gulshan Grover, who has featured in over 400 films so far, says that exposure to international cinema has helped him hone his skills."I believe that ... Read more...

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‘Frame scheme for displaced Kashmiri bureaucrats’


June 1st, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday asked the central government to frame a rehabilitation scheme for displaced retired Kashmiri bureaucrats here, and quashed the eviction notices ... Read more...

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Deepika to endorse pen brand (With Image)


June 1st, 2012 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) After endorsing a watch brand, an airline company and a camera series, actress Deepika Padukone has now been roped in to be the face ... Read more...

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Facebook selects Kerala IT firm for programme


May 31st, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, May 31 (IANS) Kreata Global, an IT company headquartered at Kerala's Kochi Infopark campus, has been selected as a Facebook preferred marketing developer (PMD), said an infopark official.... Read more...

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Bob Dylan receives US presidential honour


May 31st, 2012 - 8:33 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 31 (IANS) Legendary musician Bob Dylan has been honoured with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest civilian honour given in the US.Dylan is among 13 ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu governor greets Anand


May 30th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 30 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Governor K. Rosaiah Wednesday greeted Vishwanathan Anand on winning the World Chess Championship for the fifth time.In a statement issued here, Rosaiah said: "I ... Read more...

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Hilton perfume business booms, at $1.5 bn


May 29th, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 29 (IANS) Socialite Paris Hilton has turned her fragrance endeavours into a billion-dollar empire in just eight years.Her fragrance business has generated an estimated $1.5 billion ... Read more...

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John Wright to leave NZ coaching job after Windies tour


May 1st, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, May 1 (IANS) New Zealand coach Joh Wright has decided to step down from his post after the team's tour of the West Indies next month.New Zealand Cricket (NZC) ... Read more...

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Alistair Carr leaves Pringle of Scotland


April 27th, 2012 - 2:16 am ICT by IANS
London, April 27 (IANS) Designer Alistair Carr is leaving luxury label Pringle of Scotland after spending over a year as its design director.Carr was appointed the design director of Pringle ... Read more...

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PM hails Risat-1 launch


April 26th, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday congratulated scientists of India's space agency ISRO for the successful launch of the PSLV-C19 rocket that has put into ... Read more...

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India-Russia ties a model for diplomacy: Krishna


April 13th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Friday flagged India-Russia bilateral ties, which are in their 65th year, as "a model of depth and understanding" between any ... Read more...

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‘Shor’, ‘Sujata’ to be screened at LA film fest


April 9th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 9 (IANS) Short films "Shor" and "Sujata", directed Neeraj Ghaywan and Shlok Sharma respectively will be screened at the 10th Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles to ... Read more...

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David Walliams to meet British PM


March 28th, 2012 - 5:21 am ICT by IANS
London, March 28 (IANS) Comedian David Walliams has been invited to meet British Prime Minister David Cameron this week to discuss his charity endeavours.Walliams and his fellow comedian John ... Read more...

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Russia says Annan’s mission offers last chance to Syria


March 25th, 2012 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 25 (IANS) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev Sunday told UN-Arab League envoy Kofi Annan that his mission may be the last chance for Syria to avoid a civil war.... Read more...

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‘Women have a major role in global economy’


March 23rd, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 23 (IANS) South African Deputy Minister of Trade & Industry Elizabeth Thabethe, who is currently on a visit to India said here Friday that women had a major ... Read more...

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Speaker Meira Kumar congratulates Tendulkar


March 16th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar Friday conveyed her "heartiest congratulations" to Sachin Tendulkar for being the first cricketer in the history of the game ... Read more...

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Obama takes Cameron on Air Force One


March 14th, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 14 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Tuesday took British Prime Minister David Cameron on board his Air Force One presidential jet for a college basketball game in ... Read more...

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Barcelona aim to unite Neymar and Messi


March 11th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 11 (IANS) Barcelona confirmed that Santos striker Neymar remains a target for the Spanish club and they want to have him and Lionel Messi playing side-by-side ... Read more...

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Hefner honoured with humanitarian award


February 14th, 2012 - 9:40 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 14 (IANS) Playboy owner Hugh Hefner has been conferred with a humanitarian award for his charity endeavours.Hefner was honoured with the Humanitarian of the Year award by ... Read more...

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Bayern lose top position to Dortmund in German Bundesliga


February 5th, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Feb 5 (IANS) Bayern Munich were held to a 1-1 draw by Hamburg and slipped to second position in the German Bundesliga.Title chasers Schalke 04 and Monchengladbach both ... Read more...

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India could host FIFA U-17 World Cup, government assures support (Lead)


January 30th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) India is fast becoming a global destination for sport. After cricket and hockey, it is now soccer's turn if FIFA carries the vote for India ... Read more...

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In twilight years, teachers get ‘gurudakshina’ of love


January 27th, 2012 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 27 (IANS) Providing medical help, financial support and companionship to elderly teachers to bring joy to their lonely lives, the alumni of a leading Kolkata school are paying ... Read more...

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No turning back on democracy: Myanmar foreign minister


January 25th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Amid the democratic transition in Myanmar, Foreign Minister U. Wunna Maung Lwin Friday assured the international community that there will be "no turning back or ... Read more...

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Chinar Corps celebrates 96th raising day


January 12th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 12 (IANS) Raised this day at Port Said in Egypt in 1916, the Srinagar-based Chinar Corps of the Indian Army celebrated its 96th raising day Thursday.Floral tributes were ... Read more...

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Now, a video game on ‘Don 2′


December 8th, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 8 (IANS) After "RA.One", Shah Rukh Khan-starrer "Don 2: The King is Back" is set to be turned into a video game and director Farhan Akhtar says ... Read more...

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India to deepen engagement with Asia-Pacific region


December 7th, 2011 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 7 (IANS) Ahead of the first trilateral consultation between India, Japan and the US here, India has said it will continue to deepen its engagement with the Asia-Pacific ... Read more...

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Football world pays rich tribute to Gary Speed


November 28th, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 28 (IANS) Tributes came pouring in from the world football fraternity as news of Welsh manager Gary Speed's tragic death spread.Speed was found dead in the garage of ... Read more...

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Kerala pavilion wins award at London travel mart


November 10th, 2011 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 9 (IANS) The Kerala pavilion, portraying a slice of the pristine beauty of God's Own Country, bagged the best stall award at the prestigious World Travel Market 2011 ... Read more...

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Infotel Broadband acquires stake in e-learning firm


November 8th, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) As it nears the launch of its broadband wireless access services in the country, Infotel Broadband, a subsidiary of Reliance Industries, Tuesday said that it ... Read more...

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Jagjit Singh’s death mourned by political class


October 10th, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) Condolences poured in from political leaders Monday over the death of ghazal king Jagjit Singh.President Pratibha Patil in her message to his wife Chitra ... Read more...

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Asha turns 78, to celebrate with family


September 8th, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 8 (IANS) Singing legend Asha Bhosle turned 78 Thursday and would like to keep it a private affair by celebrating it with her family and grandchildren over dinner."Ashaji ... Read more...

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Gulshan Grover wins best actor at NY fest


August 25th, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Actor Gulshan Grover has been honoured with the best actor international award at the New York City International Film Festival (NYCIFF) for his performance in ... Read more...

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