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No new Urdu, Punjabi films, Pakistanis flock to watch Batman


August 20th, 2012 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 20 (IANS) With no new Urdu or Punjabi films releasing on Eid in Pakistan, movie buffs in the port city of Karachi are flocking to theatres showing ... Read more...

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President, PM greet nation on Diwali


October 25th, 2011 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil, Vice President Hamid Ansari and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh have greeted the nation on Diwali, wishing everyone joy and happiness. In her ... Read more...

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President, PM greet nation on Dussehra, Durga Puja


October 5th, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Vice President Hamid Ansari have greeted the nation on the occasion of Dussehra and Durga Puja. Patil ... Read more...

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Maharashtra bids adieu to Lord Ganesh (Lead)


September 11th, 2011 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 11 (IANS) The Ganesh immersion ceremonies were a peaceful affair in Maharashtra Sunday, except for an accidental death and a couple of drowning incidents, officials said.Sunday marked the ... Read more...

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‘Agneepath’ second trailer will be out during Diwali: Karan


September 7th, 2011 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 7 (IANS) Filmmaker Karan Johar, who is enjoying the overwhelming response to the first teaser of his forthcoming production venture "Agneepath", will treat audiences with a more ... Read more...

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Vijay TV To Telecast ‘Chikku Bukku’, ‘Ayyanar’ And ‘Eeram’ For Pongal


January 15th, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Vijay TV, a channel of Star Network has been striding with perfect success graph over the years with commendable TRPs. In the recent times, the satellite channel has been airing ... Read more...

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Bigg Boss 4: Christmas Celebrations In The House , A White Christmas


December 28th, 2010 - 1:56 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
'Bigg Boss 4' inmates have just about a week of stay left in the house and with most of them feeling quite low. There has been a very dull atmosphere in ... Read more...

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Christians attend midnight mass across India


December 25th, 2010 - 7:00 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Panaji, Dec. 25 (ANI): People from Christian community attended midnight mass in churches on the Christmas eve across the country.Scores of people gathered at the churches and sang carols."We have ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha speaker greets nation on Christmas eve


December 24th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar greeted the nation on Christmas eve Friday, saying that the festive occasion should make people more compassionate towards those who are ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Katrina Kaif Gets Generous This Diwali


November 29th, 2010 - 12:50 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 29, 2010 (Showbiz PR Wire): Everyone on the sets of Yash Raj’s Mere Brother Ki Dulhan were in for a pleasant surprise this Diwali as leading lady Katrina Kaif decided to splurge ... Read more...

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Kareena Kapoor: Diwali Is Lucky For Her!


November 26th, 2010 - 9:06 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Well, the fact that she must be enjoying the festivities every year is a totally different story. But the fact that most of her movies have in evidently been released during ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

New Yorkers Gear Up For Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade 2010


November 25th, 2010 - 6:27 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez New York, Nov 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) This is again that time of the year when Americans forget about the trials and tribulations of their lives and indulge in the festive ... Read more...

Posted in Events |

Millions of flood victims in Pakistan join Eid festivities


November 17th, 2010 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Nov 17 (IANS) Millions of Pakistanis Wednesday celebrated Eid-ul-Azha without any shelter or food despite over three months having lapsed since the floods in the country washed away their ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Kareena Kapoor In Her Favorite ‘Red’ Color Once Again!


November 9th, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 9, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Kareena Kapoor and her fascination for the ‘Red’ color is known by anyone who is an ardent follower of her fashion trends. This year, on the ... Read more...

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Bhai Duj, time to celebrate brother-sister bond


November 7th, 2010 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mathura, Nov 7 (IANS) In a perfect ringing down of the curtain to the festive season, Bhai Duj was celebrated in parts of India Sunday. Spanning nearly a month, the festivities ... Read more...

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Myna, Va Quarter Cutting & Uthama Puthiran To Release On Diwali


October 22nd, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 22, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Kamal Haasan’s 'Manmadhan Ambu' and Vijay’s 'Kaavalan' backing off from the Diwali release race, the medium and low budget movies are on its way of ... Read more...

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Cloud Nine Productions To Choose Between ‘Rattha Charithram’ And ‘Va Quarter’


October 18th, 2010 - 8:11 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 18, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Durai Dayanidhi Azhagiri is known for his smart skills of promoting the film. Foraying into the production of Tamil films  through Suriya starrer 'Vaaranam Aayiram', it ... Read more...

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American Express introduces gift card for Diwali


October 1st, 2010 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct.1 (ANI-Business Wire India): American Express today introduced a new gift card for family, friends and business associates for Diwali. The new American Express Diwali Gift Card, designed exclusively for ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Manmadhan Ambu postponed to December?


September 20th, 2010 - 11:35 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 20, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): It looks like Tamil film fans will be disappointed for this Diwali as their favorite actors' films aren't likely to hit screens for the festive occasion. ... Read more...

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Shilpa Brings Home Lal Baugcha Raja!


August 30th, 2010 - 8:15 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 30, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): With the festive occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi well on its way, preparations are on in full swing in the city. Even our B - Town stars ... Read more...

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Britney, Kevin reunite for sons’ special day


June 27th, 2010 - 1:02 am ICT by IANS
New York, June 26 (IANS) Pop star Britney Spears and her ex-husband Kevin Federline came together for their sons' pre-school graduation. Spears, who formally separated from Federline in 2007, was accompanied by ... Read more...

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Corned Beef And Cabbage Recipe Mastered By Kathy Walsh


March 17th, 2010 - 7:24 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Mar 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) St. Patrick's Day is celebrated by the Irish with gusto and enthusiasm and the celebrations include gorging on traditional Irish recipes. The Irishmen love eating Corned ... Read more...

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Mumbai’s Koli community celebrates ‘Nariyal Poonima’


February 28th, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Feb. 28 (ANI): Mumbai's fishermen community - known as Kolis - are celebrating the annual festival of 'Nariyal Poonima', marking the beginning of the fishing season.During the festival, fishermen made an ... Read more...

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Friendly fight, flower shower - it’s Lathmar Holi


February 24th, 2010 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Brij Khandelwal Barsana (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 24 (IANS) Barsana, the birthplace of Lord Krishna's consort Radha, has kept its date with the famous Lathmar Holi, with thousands of pilgrims - among them ... Read more...

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Radio Pakistan finds it difficult to accept amity among Hindus and Sikhs in India


January 19th, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
Moga (Punjab) Jan.19 (ANI): Radio Pakistan in its Punjabi Durbar programme has sought to project that Hindus and Sikhs in India are not living in amity.The latest broadcasts have provoked ... Read more...

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Tradition food items losing identity in urbanisation race


January 17th, 2010 - 6:54 pm ICT by ANI
By Pinaki DasAgartala, Jan.17 (ANI): The very word 'festival' often reminds people of delicious food, as celebration of any festive occasion looks incomplete unless and until rich food is distributed among near ... Read more...

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Pongal celebrated with traditional fervour in Tamil Nadu


January 14th, 2010 - 10:51 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Jan.14 (ANI): People in Tamil Nadu state celebrated Pongal, the festival of harvest, with traditional fervour and gaiety on Thursday.Apart from hailing the harvest, people in Tamil Nadu and other parts ... Read more...

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Jennifer Hudson Stresses On Bonding And Reunion During Christmas In Her Show


December 16th, 2009 - 1:39 am ICT by GD
By Ranjan BhaduriDec.15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Jennifer Hudson is quite serious about making people cheerful this Christmas. She said in a statement that it gives her pain when she feels some people are ... Read more...

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‘Paiyya’ confirmed for Pongal


November 23rd, 2009 - 5:08 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
It looks like Karthi is gonna have a big time in 2010 as he has got releases lined-up one-after-another. As a couple of weeks earlier, R. Ravendran of Dream Valley Entertainment ... Read more...

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Vettaikaran Vs ASAL for Pongal


October 24th, 2009 - 5:07 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Finally, Vijay's "Vettaikaran' is slated to hit the screens for Pongal 2010. It's been a well known story that the film was supposed to get released for Diwali and literally got ... Read more...

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Muslims join Hindus to celebrate Chhath in Bihar


October 24th, 2009 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Imran Khan Patna, Oct 24 (IANS) In a show of brotherhood and communal harmony, Muslims in Bihar joined Hindus in celebrating Chhath, the state's biggest religious festival. While many Muslims are observing ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Less noise in Maharashtra this Diwali


October 17th, 2009 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 17 (IANS) The famed Siddhivinayak Temple of Lord Ganesha in central Mumbai set the tone for Diwali celebrations here Saturday by auctioning off the valuable offerings made to its coffers ... Read more...

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A housewife in Assam creates lamps with pulse grains


October 17th, 2009 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
By Peter Alex ToddGuwahati, Oct.17 (ANI): An innovative lady in Guwahati has heralded Deepavali, the festival of lights, by preparing economical lamps with pulse grains. These lamps need just a drop of ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Spectacular firework show dazzles people in Rajkot on Diwali eve


October 16th, 2009 - 8:30 pm ICT by ANI
By Suresh SoniRajkot, Oct.16 (ANI): Thousands of people thronged the Madhavrao Scindia cricket stadium here on Thursday to witness a firework show being organized by city's civic authorities.Gasps of wonder and cheering ... Read more...

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President Patil, Prime Minister Singh greet the nation on Diwali eve


October 16th, 2009 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.16 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil and Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh have wished all citizens of the country on the occasion of Diwali."On the joyous occasion of Diwali, ... Read more...

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