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Car bomb blast near UN hotel in Syria


August 15th, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least three people were injured when a car bomb went off Wednesday near a hotel in Damascus used by the UN monitoring mission in ... Read more...

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UAE embassy in Australia holds iftar


August 5th, 2012 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Gold Coast, Aug 4 (IANS/WAM) The UAE embassy in Australia organised an iftar banquet for 1,500 Muslims in Queensland's Gold Coast city.The iftar was held Friday in coordination with the ... Read more...

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Asha Bhosle grooves with Riteish (TV Snippets)


July 26th, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Legendary singer Asha Bhosle shook a leg with actor Riteish Deshmukh as they took on the "Indian Idol 6" stage for a jugalbandi.Riteish, along with ... Read more...

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I hated Parineeti during our training days : Arjun Kapoor


July 20th, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 20 (IANS) Actor Arjun Kapoor says he could not stand his "Ishaqzaade" lead heroine Parineeti Chopra during their training days in Lucknow."I hated Parineeti when we went for ... Read more...

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Controlling computers with simple eye movements


July 13th, 2012 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 13 (IANS) Millions suffering from multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's, muscular dystrophy, spinal cord injuries, which impacts nerve cells and amputees may soon be able to interact with computers and ... Read more...

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Newcomers aren’t bad investment in Bollywood


June 11th, 2012 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) Working with newcomers is no longer risky! The box office success of two recent releases "Vicky Donor" and "Ishaqzaade" is a pointer to this. ... Read more...

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I have been looked down upon: Rohit Shetty


June 4th, 2012 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 3 (IANS) Bollywood director Rohit Shetty of "Singham" fame says he is not interested in talking about his hard work. "I have been looked down upon by ... Read more...

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Parineeti, Arjun say acting schools are important


June 2nd, 2012 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 2 (IANS) "Ishaqzaade" co-stars Parineeti Chopra and Arjun Kapoor feel training at an acting school can be extremely helpful. While Parineeti says it's too late to join one ... Read more...

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Ishaqzaade’ earns Rs. 4.54 crore on opening day


May 12th, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) Arjun Kapoor-Parineeti Chopra starrer "Ishaqzaade" has got mixed response from the movie buffs, but the film by Habib Faisal, has managed to earn Rs 4.54 ... Read more...

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‘Ishaqzaade’ - love beyond boundaries in UP’s badlands (IANS Movie Review)


May 12th, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Ishaqzaade"; Cast: Parineeti Chopra, Arjun Kapoor; Writer-Director: Habib Faisal; Rating: ****What does one do when love strikes during times of war? And make no mistake. Elections time in a small ... Read more...

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Arjun Kapoor to play Yamraj in street play? (Movie Snippets)


May 10th, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Actor Arjun Kapoor, awaiting the release of his debut film "Ishaqzaade", polished his acting skills with several street plays. After the release of his ... Read more...

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Habib to do two more films with YRF


May 10th, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 10 (IANS) After directing "Ishaqzaade" for Yash Raj Films, Habib Faisal is doing two more films with the production house and says he is comfortable working with Aditya ... Read more...

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Habib Faisal says stint as cameramen inspires his films


May 10th, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 10 (IANS) Writer-director Habib Faisal, who is ready with his second directorial venture "Ishaqzaade", says whatever he observed and experienced as a cameraman with a news channel served ... Read more...

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Right sync between writer, director vital: Habib Faisal


May 8th, 2012 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 8 (IANS) Habib Faisal, who has written several scripts for Yash Raj Films (YRF), feels right synchronisation between a writer and a director is vital for making a ... Read more...

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Never a problem with Aditya Chopra: Habib Faisal


May 5th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 5 (IANS) Habib Faisal's association and camaraderie with the Yash Raj Films (YRF) banner remained unaffected even though Aditya Chopra didn't find time to produce the writer-filmmaker's debut ... Read more...

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Compare me with my peers, not Anil chachu: Arjun Kapoor


May 4th, 2012 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 4 (IANS) Arjun Kapoor, who is gearing up for the release of his first film "Ishaqzaade", knows it's inevitable but says that comparisons with his uncle Anil Kapoor ... Read more...

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When driver turned Arjun’s best friend in Lucknow


April 23rd, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) Debutant Arjun Kapoor befriended a driver named Avneesh Yadav while shooting near Lucknow for "Ishaqzaade". The driver became a reference point for the actor's character of ... Read more...

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Rustic flavour in ‘Ishaqzaade’ soundtrack (IANS Music Review)


April 15th, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Film: 'Ishaqzaade'; Music Director: Amit Trivedi; Lyricist: Kausar Munir and Habib Faisal; Singers: Javed Ali, Shreya Ghoshal, Vishal Dadlani, Sunidhi Chauhan, Shalmali Kholgade, Suraj Jagan, Divya Kumar; Rating: ***The soundtrack of ... Read more...

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Pakistan shoots ‘Heer Ranjha’ on original sites


April 10th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 10 (IANS) Fans of eternal romances like "Heer Ranjha" will now be able to watch a new version on a Pakistani TV channel, which has shot a musical ... Read more...

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‘Ishaqzaade’ release advanced to May 11


April 7th, 2012 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) The release date of "Ishaqzaade", starring Parineeti Chopra and newcomer Arjun Kapoor, has been advanced from May 18 to May 11, resulting in a clash ... Read more...

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NATO oil tanker crashes into van in Afghanistan, killing 7


April 7th, 2012 - 4:32 pm ICT by BNO News
KANDAHAR CITY, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- At least seven people were killed on early Friday morning when a NATO oil tanker truck crashed into a passenger van in southern Afghanistan, officials said ... Read more...

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Terrorist shot dead in Aurangabad


March 26th, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Aurangabad (Maharashtra), March 26 (IANS) The Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) Monday shot dead a suspected terrorist allegedly involved in the 2008 Ahmedabad bombings, police said here.Acting on a tip-off, ATS ... Read more...

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Two killed after drinking hooch in Pakistan


March 26th, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 26 (IANS) Two people were killed after they drank illicit liquor in a cantonment in Pakistan's Khyber Pakthunkhwa province.The incident took place at Hindu Colony in Nowshera ... Read more...

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Deported hate preacher gives speeches on web


March 14th, 2012 - 1:04 am ICT by IANS
London, March 13 (IANS) A Muslim hate preacher who was deported from Britain to Jamaica has been found to be broadcasting his extremist views live over the internet.Abdullah el-Faisal, 48, ... Read more...

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SAFF Cup: Afghan coach accuses Singapore referee of bias


December 11th, 2011 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) Afghan football coach Mohammad Yusuf Kargar Sunday accused Singapore referee Sukhbir Singh of being biased towards India, who won 4-0 in the SAFF Cup football ... Read more...

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India retain SAFF Cup, pound four goals on 10-man Afghanistan


December 11th, 2011 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) India dominated the last 20 minutes of the SAFF Cup football final against a 10-man Afghanistan at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here Sunday, thrashing them ... Read more...

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YRF’s ‘Ishaqzaade’ goes on floors (With Images)


October 16th, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Yash Raj Films' (YRF) "Ishaqzaade", which marks the debut of filmmaker Boney Kapoor's son Arjun and actress Priyanka Chopra's cousin Parineeti, went on floors ... Read more...

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Rights panel notice to Uttarakhand


October 12th, 2011 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Wednesday issued notice to the Uttarakhand government after taking notice of media reports of an innocent man serving a ... Read more...

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South Asia faces high terror threat: US report


August 19th, 2011 - 11:15 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 19 (IANS) South Asia faces high terror threat with increased resource-sharing between Al Qaeda and Pakistan-based groups, including Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) blamed for the 2008 Mumbai terrorist attacks, ... Read more...

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Under rising pressure from West, Syria seeks India’s support (Lead)


August 2nd, 2011 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) As the UN Security Council mulls a resolution on Syrian violence and more of the country's officials face European Union sanctions, Syria has urged India, ... Read more...

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Syria seeks India’s support against ‘Western propaganda’


August 2nd, 2011 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) As more Syrian officials face the European Union sanctions amid intensifying violence in that country, Syria has urged India, chair of the UN Security ... Read more...

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Mumbai cops in Ahmedabad to quiz IM operative


July 16th, 2011 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, July 16 (IANS) Pursuing investigations into the Mumbai serial blasts, a Mumbai Police team arrived in Ahmedabad Saturday to question an Indian Mujahideen operative, arrested recently, officials said.Danish Riaz ... Read more...

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Pakistani tied to failed Times Square bombing deported


May 23rd, 2011 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 23 (IANS) US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has deported a Pakistani man arrested during the investigation last year into the failed Times Square bombing after he pleaded ... Read more...

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Habib Faisal ecstatic after his film won a national award


May 19th, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Director Habib Faisal's debut movie "Do Dooni Chaar", a simple story about a middle-class teacher's quest to buy a car, has been named the best ... Read more...

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Five dead, 18 injured in Pakistan Navy bus bombing (Third Lead)


April 28th, 2011 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, April 28 (IANS) At least five people were killed and 18 injured in a massive bomb blast targeting a Pakistan Navy bus in this port city Thursday, two days ... Read more...

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