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Indian GP ticket prices slashed for limited period


September 11th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) The ticket prices for the Oct 26-28 Formula One Indian Grand Prix have been slashed with a grandstand seat costing Rs.21,000 instead of Rs.30,000 and ... Read more...

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Israel pilot paragliding champion in Himachal event


October 22nd, 2011 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 22 (IANS) Foreign pilots hogged the limelight in a weeklong paragliding championship that concluded in Himachal Pradesh's Bir-Billing range in Kangra district, an event organiser said Saturday."In the ... Read more...

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Nepal woman cyclist makes it three on the trot


October 8th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 8 (IANS) Nepal's intrepid biker Nirjala Tamrakar Wright Saturday scored her third win on the roll in the women's category of the Hercules MTB (mountain biking) Himachal-2011, event ... Read more...

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Nepal woman pedals towards win in Himachal - again


October 5th, 2011 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
B0y Vishal Gulati Kullu Sarahan (Himachal Pradesh), Oct 5 (IANS) The woman, her mean machine and the mountains. As she cycles through the cold, often inhospitable terrain of the Hercules MTB (mountain ... Read more...

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I’m sorry, says SRK for latecoming


September 29th, 2011 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 29 (IANS) He may be the Bollywood Badshah, but Shah Rukh Khan's latecoming at events has always got a thumbs down from the media. The 45-year-old is ... Read more...

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Pakistani writer cleared for India visit after visa glitch


September 28th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Best-selling Pakistani writer Mohammed Hanif, whose visa file was reportedly misplaced by the home ministry, has been given the go-ahead to attend a literature festival ... Read more...

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Labour spent government fund to teach officials drums


August 30th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 30 (IANS) The former Labour government in Britain spent 38,000 pounds (around $62,000) in five years to teach officials of the Foreign Office how to play drums, a ... Read more...

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No NOC, rains too…Bryan Adams Delhi concert called off (Second Lead)


February 15th, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) After much flutter, organisers of the much awaited Bryan Adams concert said Tuesday that the event would not take place as scheduled in the evening because of ... Read more...

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No nod yet for Bryan Adams’ concert, fans fear the worst (Lead)


February 15th, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) Will he or will he not? Hopes for the much-awaited Bryan Adams' concert that was scheduled Tuesday evening here have almost diminished with police officers saying no ... Read more...

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No NOC yet for Bryan Adams’ Delhi concert


February 15th, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) Confusion persisted over whether the much-awaited Bryan Adams concert would take place as scheduled Tuesday evening with police yet to give a no objection certificate (NOC) due ... Read more...

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Shah Rukh Khan’s show in Muscat postponed until March


February 8th, 2011 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Feb 8 (ANI): Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan's show in Muscat has been postponed until March and the final date will be confirmed soon.The show was scheduled to take place ... Read more...

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Divorce parties, the latest trend of beating the break-up blues


January 22nd, 2011 - 4:42 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Jan 22 (ANI): Break-up blues are now being done away with easily, with most Kiwi woman holding separation or divorce parties to mark the end of the relationship.Christchurch woman Dale Smith, ... Read more...

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Sienna Miller to visit Perth to pay tribute to late pal Heath Ledger


January 4th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 4 (ANI): Sienna Miller will visit Perth to attend a special movie tribute to her late pal Heath Ledger.According to organisers, Miller is expected to arrive just before the ... Read more...

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Goa film festival to have e-ticketing for delegates


November 11th, 2010 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 11 (IANS) More than 7,000 delegates who have registered for the 41st International Film Festival of India (IFFI) at Goa can now avail of e-ticketing facilities at the Nov 22-Dec ... Read more...

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Row over inviting Lankan President Rajapaksa for CWG closing


October 13th, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 13 (ANI): Activists have opposed India's decision to invite Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapaksa as the guest of honour at the closing ceremony of the 2010 Delhi Commonwealth Games.Rajapaksa accepted ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka President Rajapaksa to be guest of honour at CWG closing


October 12th, 2010 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 12 (ANI): Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapaksa is likely to be the guest of honour and will be joined by Prince Edward at the closing ceremony of the 2010 Delhi ... Read more...

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Negative media about Delhi Games unfair: foreign journalists


October 11th, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Azera Rahman New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) "Exaggerated" and "unfair"... That is how many foreign journalists covering the Commonwealth Games (CWG) here describe the bad press the event has been receiving abroad, ... Read more...

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We were treated like cattle at CWG opener: Australian official


October 5th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Oct 5 (IANS) Australian athletes were "treated like cattle" at the Commonwealth Games opening ceremony in New Delhi, said Australia's chef de mission, adding they were forced to wait in a ... Read more...

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Probe begins into 19 deaths at Love Parade crush (Second Lead)


July 25th, 2010 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Duisburg (Germany), July 25 (DPA) State prosecutors have begun investigating the circumstances that led to the deaths of at least 19 people and injuries to hundreds at Saturday's Love Parade music festival, ... Read more...

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Controversy plagues Goa Fest 2010 (Second Lead)


April 8th, 2010 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 8 (IANS) Goa Chief Minister Digambar Kamat Thursday brushed off former state chief minister Manohar Parrikar's allegation that the Goa Fest 2010, an advertising festival of top billing being ... Read more...

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Kamat rubbishes allegations Goa Fest promoting drugs (Lead)


April 8th, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 8 (IANS) Goa Chief Minister Digambar Kamat Thursday brushed off former state chief minister Manohar Parrikar's allegation that the Goa Fest 2010, an advertising festival of top billing being ... Read more...

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Goa advertising festival promotes drugs, claims Parrikar


April 8th, 2010 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 8 (IANS) The Goa Fest 2010, an advertising festival of top billing being held at the picturesque Cavellosim beach, promotes drug use and attracts narcotics cartels, former state chief ... Read more...

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Helen Mirren to be given lifetime achievement award


November 17th, 2009 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 16 (IANS) Veteran actress Helen Mirren is to be conferred with a lifetime achievement award for her contribution to cinema. The Oscar-winner will be presented with the trophy at the 19th ... Read more...

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Beyonce requests for industrial fan in nightclub


November 15th, 2009 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 15 (IANS) US pop star Beyonce Knowles surprised authorities at a nightclub here by insisting her table be equipped with an industrial fan to keep her hair moving. The singer ... Read more...

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‘Romeo Russell Brand to get petting zoo for Katy Perry’s b’day bash’


October 20th, 2009 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 20 (ANI): British comedian Russell Brand is planning to surprise new girlfriend/singer Katy Perry on her birthday by bringing home fake animals or animatronics.The funny man has reportedly talked ... Read more...

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Russell plans to bring home a zoo for Katy Perry’s birthday


October 20th, 2009 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 20 (IANS) Actor Russell Brand is planning a spectacular gift for new girlfriend Katy Perry's 25th birthday at the weekend - a visit from a petting zoo at a ... Read more...

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Allen, Perry at loggerheads, organisers bear the brunt


October 7th, 2009 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 7 (IANS) Pop stars Lily Allen and Katy Perry dislike each other so much that they can't bear to be in the same place together, causing problems for event ... Read more...

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Mona Lisa recreated with 3,604 cups of coffee, 564 pints of milk!


August 5th, 2009 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 5 (ANI): The Mona Lisa has been recreated with 3,604 cups of coffee and 564 pints of milk.Made for The Rocks Aroma Festival in Sydney, Australia, the masterpiece measures an ... Read more...

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Losing sight of people can spell disaster


July 11th, 2009 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 11 (IANS) Losing sight of people in a crowd can spell disaster, warns a new report on terrorist threats and crowd control. The report, based on other reports on understanding crowd ... Read more...

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Morrissey cancels more shows due to illness after b’day gig


May 26th, 2009 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 26 (ANI): Just two days after marking his 50th birthday with a homecoming set in Manchester, singer Morrissey has cancelled gig dates because of ill-health.The ex 'Smiths' frontman cancelled his ... Read more...

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Morrissey fuels ill health rumours after cancelling London gig


May 12th, 2009 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 12 (ANI): Brit singer Steven Morrissey has fuelled rumours regarding his health after he cancelled his London tour.Morrissey, 49, a former 'The Smiths' member, had earlier scrap the first five ... Read more...

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Pro-Tibet speech called off after Beijing complains


March 18th, 2009 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, March 18 (DPA) A speech in Hong Kong by a campaigner for Tibetan self-determination was postponed after Beijing officials complained about the event, organisers said Wednesday. Kate Saunders, communications director of ... Read more...

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Sukhwinder feels duped


March 13th, 2009 - 7:53 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Singer Sukhwinder Singh's song "Jai Ho' form "Slumdog Millionaire' won an Oscar but due to some lapse on the part of the organizers he couldn't even perform at the Oscars.It was ... Read more...

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Pammie all set to display her million-dollar poker skills Down Under!


January 1st, 2009 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 1 (ANI): Actress-turned poker player Pamela Anderson is reportedly keen to participate in the Aussie Millions Poker Championship at Crown this month.It is believed that the former Baywatch babes ... Read more...

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Britney honoured with Germanys Bambi award for stunning comeback


November 26th, 2008 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 26 (ANI): Britney Spears has landed a top German media award, which recognises her "comeback from an absolute low point" in her career, organisers of the event have said.The ... Read more...

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