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Balki is a supportive homemaker: Gauri Shinde


September 9th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 9 (IANS) Ad filmmaker Gauri Shinde, who is bringing the story of an Indian housewife battling language problem in the US in her directorial debut "English Vinglish", feels ... Read more...

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At 49, I’m still looking for love: Sanjay Leela Bhansali


August 25th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 25 (IANS) Sanjay Leela Bhansali is 49, a bachelor, and says he truly believes in the concept of his sister Bela Sehgal's directorial debut "Shirin Farhad Ki ... Read more...

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Many big heroes refused to work with me: Mumtaz (Interview Part 2)


July 31st, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) Yesteryears star Mumtaz started her career as a supporting actress and it was L.V. Prasad who elevated her to the rank of main lead. But ... Read more...

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I am lonely: Mumtaz (Interview)


July 30th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 30 (IANS) Mumtaz, the heartthrob of millions in the 1960s and 1970s, turns 65 Tuesday and says she has no complaints from life except for loneliness."After I ... Read more...

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We should be back with a medal: Gopichand (Interview)


July 10th, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 10 (IANS) India's chief badminton coach Pullela Gopichand is optimistic that the country's shuttlers will return home with at least one medal from the London Olympics. The five-member ... Read more...

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Getting married a comforting feeling: Mohit Chauhan


July 8th, 2012 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 8 (IANS) One of the perks of marriage is that you have someone to share your thougths with and someone to come back home to, says singer Mohit Chauhan ... Read more...

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Excerpts from Singur judgement


June 22nd, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 22 (IANS) Following are excerpts from the judgement delivered Friday by Justices Pinaki Chandra Ghosh and Mrinal Kanti Chaudhuri of the Calcutta High Court striking down the Singur ... Read more...

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Potboilers’ successful run has continued: Sanjay Leela Bhansali


June 11th, 2012 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 11 (IANS) His kind of cinema is different -- but Sanjay Leela Bhansali, known for films like "Devdas", "Black" and "Guzaarish", broke new ground by producing a ... Read more...

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I’m not interested in politics: Aamir Khan (Interview)


June 8th, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) He doesn't want to enter politics and candidly admits he has no solutions to problems. Actor-filmmaker Aamir Khan, revelling in the "dream reaction" to ... Read more...

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I don’t look for stars, I look for talent: Kamal Haasan


June 8th, 2012 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, June 8 (IANS) Kamal Haasan's "Vishwaroopam" boasts of a young cast and the actor-filmmaker explains that he has roped them in because he was looking for talented people ... Read more...

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Now send email to your future self


May 26th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 26 (IANS) A website lets you send "time capsule" emails to your future self.Futureme.org works like a simple webmail service, but lets you specify the date when the ... Read more...

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Kamal Hassan to unveil ‘Vishwaroopam’ first look at IIFA


May 25th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Southern superstar Kamal Hassan will showcase the first look of his much-awaited film "Vishwaroopam" at the 13th edition of International Indian Film Academy to be ... Read more...

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Karthikeyan hopes for strongest F1 season (Interview)


March 15th, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, March 15 (IANS) India's Narain Karthikeyan will kick off his third Formula One season in Melbourne Sunday with some trepidation. For the second successive year the qualifying race will ... Read more...

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I’m fuelled up, ready for challenges, says Hrithik post ‘Agneepath’ success


January 30th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 30 (IANS) Hrithik Roshan has tasted big success after a long time with "Agneepath" and the Bollywood heartthrob says the overwhelming response to the movie has motivated ... Read more...

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German court bans ‘Mein Kampf’ excerpts


January 26th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A court in Munich has banned British publisher Peter McGee from printing excerpts in Germany from Adolf Hitler's "Mein Kampf" because it breaches copyright laws.McGee ... Read more...

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Kolkata litterateurs to protest ‘persecution’ of ‘Satanic Verses’ readers


January 24th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 24 (IANS) Describing as "shameful" the cases filed against writers who had read excerpts of banned book "The Satanic Verses" by Salman Rushdie at the Jaipur Literature ... Read more...

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Rajasthan Police lied, tweets Rushdie; Gehlot fumes (Second Lead)


January 22nd, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 22 (IANS) An angry Salman Rushdie Sunday accused the Rajasthan Police of concocting a supposed death threat to keep him away from the Jaipur Literature Festival. However, Chief ... Read more...

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Rajasthan Police lied, tweets angry Rushdie (Lead)


January 22nd, 2012 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 22 (IANS) An angry Salman Rushdie Sunday accused the Rajasthan Police of concocting a supposed death threat to keep him away from the Jaipur Literature Festival. The police ... Read more...

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Jaipur fest: Protest over ‘The Satanic Verses’ reading


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:08 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 21 (IANS) Rajasthan Police Saturday stepped up security at the Diggi Palace, the venue of the Jaipur Literature Festival, after some authors allegedly read out excerpts from Salman ... Read more...

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Aamir’s choice of films makes Kamal Haasan happy


January 1st, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 1 (IANS) He candidly admits that he couldn't have made it big in Bollywood without his mentor K. Balachander, that Hindi movies still enthuse him and that ... Read more...

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I decided to nurture Kamal Haasan, the actor: Kamal


December 30th, 2011 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 30 (IANS) Kamal Haasan decided to helm Hindi-Tamil bilingual "Viswaroopam", which will have a backdrop of US, Britain and Jordan, because he doesn't believe in wasting time and ... Read more...

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Chinese leaders watch Peking Opera


December 30th, 2011 - 8:54 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 30 (IANS) Chinese President Hu Jintao, Prime Minister Wen Jiabao and other leaders have watched the Peking Opera at a gala here to celebrate the New Year.The 200-year-old ... Read more...

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We are so unaware of the ‘real India’: Amitabh Bachchan


December 7th, 2011 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Meeting small-town India on Kaun Banega Crorepati (KBC), the hugely popular game show, has left him with a sense of inadequacy - of not ... Read more...

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Michael Jackson’s last words revealed


November 9th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Nov 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Doctor Conrad Murray has revealed that when Michael Jackson was gasping for breath during his final moments, he kept asking for propofol. Autopsy report revealed that Jackson ... Read more...

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Still many things I should be doing: Amitabh


October 11th, 2011 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 11 (IANS) Amitabh Bachchan, who turned 69 Tuesday and is the busiest entertainer in the country, says there are still many things that cross his mind which ... Read more...

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US citizen faces jail for insulting Thai royal family


October 11th, 2011 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 10 (IANS) A shackled US citizen pleaded guilty Monday to charges of defaming Thailand's royal family, a crime punishable by up to 15 years in jail in the ... Read more...

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A children’s book that sheds light on Gandhi


October 2nd, 2011 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) "Gandhi - The Path to Greatness", a short biography that promises to enlighten kids about Mahatma Gandhi in a "matter of minutes" with its ... Read more...

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I am far removed from worldly matters: Lata


September 29th, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 29 (IANS) Lata Mangeshkar, who turned 82 Wednesday, says she has no regrets in life as she has best of the family, friends and her singing journey ... Read more...

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‘Revolution 2020′ not a political novel as such: Chetan Bhagat


September 5th, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 5 (IANS) Chetan Bhagat's columns on education and corruption inspired him to write "Revolution 2020", but the author clarifies that the book is not a political novel ... Read more...

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Penguin launches free browsing app on cell phone


August 20th, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) A mobile phone application will now enable readers and book lovers to log on to the Penguin database to browse through its bookshelf for ... Read more...

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Pakistan wants good ties with US, says Gilani


July 22nd, 2011 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 22 (IANS) Despite the growing strains sparked by Osama bin Laden's killing, Pakistan wants good ties with the US, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said.Gilani told ... Read more...

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Putin wins German award


July 10th, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has won an award in Germany for his role in Russia's development."Putin deserves a separate chapter in a history book ... Read more...

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I wanted a tall husband: Ratan Rajput


July 10th, 2011 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 10 (IANS) TV actress Ratan Rajput chose software engineer Abhinav Sharma as her life partner because he not only fulfilled all her criteria -- and he is very ... Read more...

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Afridi can’t be made captain again: Butt


July 8th, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, July 8 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi was left "weighing his options" after Pakistan Cricket Board chief Ijaz Butt fired a salvo at the allrounder, saying that he ... Read more...

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Court seeks Radia’s reply on release of book


June 3rd, 2011 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday sought a response from corporate lobbyist Niira Radia on a plea for lifting of the curb on the release and ... Read more...

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