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Court quashes Haryana plot given to Subhash Ghai


September 11th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 11 (IANS) Bollywood film-maker Subhash Ghai suffered another jolt Tuesday when the Punjab and Haryana High Court quashed the allotment of a plot allotted to him by the ... Read more...

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Uflex assigns $250 mn for growth, eyes $2-bn revenue by 2015


September 6th, 2012 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Sep 6 (IANS) With over a quarter of a billion dollars earmarked for greenfield projects and capacity expansion over the next couple of years, home-grown flexible packaging major Uflex ... Read more...

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Bollywood’s mixed reaction to smoking scenes in films


September 4th, 2012 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 4 (IANS) Bollywood's reaction was mixed Tuesday to the central government's informing the Supreme Court that it would permit smoking scenes in films though with a statutory warning ... Read more...

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UP to develop Buddhist, Sufi and Hindu religious circuits


July 21st, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 21 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh and the central governments Saturday announced their "serious willingness" to undertake a host of measures to shore up tourism in the state.Addressing a ... Read more...

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Veteran film maker accuses Bengal government of favouritism


July 15th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Siliguri, July 15 (IANS) Accusing the West Bengal government of ffavouring artistes close to the ruling Trinamool Congress, National Award winning film maker Tarun Majumdar said Sunday such a biased ... Read more...

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High Court notice to Delhi government on contempt plea


July 13th, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday issued notice to the chief secretary of the Delhi government on a plea seeking initiation of contempt proceedings for non-compliance ... Read more...

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Omar inaugurates Ladakh International Film Festival


June 15th, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 15 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Friday inaugurated the first Ladakh International Film Festival (LIFF) in Leh town.Welcoming the participants, he highlighted the state's captivating ... Read more...

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Petrol price hike angers Kashmiris


May 24th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 24 (IANS) The unprecedented steep hike in petrol price Thursday seems to have hit people in Kashmir hard, the angry protestors saying it would cripple markets, services ... Read more...

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Suchitra Sen, Leslie Claudius conferred ‘Banga Vibhusan’ award


May 20th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 20 (IANS) Legendary Bengali actress Suchitra Sen, hockey player Leslie Claudius and painter Jogen Choudhury were among the 13 luminaries from various fields who were awarded the ... Read more...

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I failed in my first attempt, not my father: Malayalam actor Fahad


May 6th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 6 (IANS) Fahad Fazil, the latest heartthrob in the Malayalam film industry, has played down his disastrous debut despite being launched by his illustrious father Fazil in ... Read more...

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Helmets to be made mandatory for women in Delhi


April 25th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday disposed of a public interest litigation (PIL) seeking to make helmet wearing compulsory for pillion riders irrespective of their gender ... Read more...

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Apex court notice in Ghai land allocation case


March 23rd, 2012 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday issued notice to the Maharashtra government, film maker Subhash Ghai and PIL petitioner Rajendra Lakshman Sontakke on a plea by union ... Read more...

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Government lacks will to tackle honour crimes: Jurist


March 3rd, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) Supreme Court lawyer and women's rights activist Kirti Singh Saturday said the government lacked the political will to tackle the issue of honour killings and ... Read more...

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‘Captain’ Vijayakant’s men jump DMDK ship


February 7th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 7 (IANS) Several leading members of the DMDK, including film-maker Ibrahim Rowther, a friend of its founder A.Vijayakant, Tuesday quit the party and joined Tamil Nadu's ruling AIADMK.The ... Read more...

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Mike Pandey presented V. Shantaram award


February 5th, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) India's veteran environmental film maker Mike Pandey has been presented the V. Shantaram Life Time Achievement Award of the Mumbai International Film Festival 2012. The ... Read more...

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Tablets, mobile phones are future of short films: Mike Pandey


November 26th, 2011 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 26 (IANS) Tablets and mobile phones are the future platforms of documentaries and short films, president of the Indian Documentary Producers' Association (IDPA) Mike Pandey said Saturday.The wildlife ... Read more...

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Gharanas may not retain their identity: Pandit Rajan Mishra


November 25th, 2011 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 25 (IANS) The legendary gharanas of Indian classical music may not be able to retain their distinct identity in the contemporary age where electronic media and rampant ... Read more...

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Christian council condemns Togadia hate speech


November 9th, 2011 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 9 (IANS) The All India Christian Council Wednesday criticised the hate speech by Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) International general secretary Pravin Togadia seeking the death sentence ... Read more...

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‘India, Matri Bhumi’ screened at Vienna film fest


October 27th, 2011 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
Vienna, Oct 26 (IANS) When the digitally cleaned up "India, Matri Bhumi" was screened at the ongoing Viennale, Austria's international film festival, it revived memories of the sincere way that ... Read more...

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Ratan Tata gets Swiss Ambassador’s award


October 17th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Tata Group Chairman Ratan Tata has been honoured with the Swiss Ambassador's award for "exceptional leadership" and his contribution to strengthening bilateral ties between India ... Read more...

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Big B to confer first Hridaynath Award on Lata


September 27th, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 27 (IANS) Lata Mangeshkar will on Wednesday be conferred the first Hridaynath Award, a lifetime achievement award instituted to mark her younger brother Hridaynath Mangeshkar entering his ... Read more...

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Nagesh Kukunoor wants challenge of different genres


September 20th, 2011 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 19 (IANS) Film-maker Nagesh Kukunoor, known for his penchant for dabbling with different genres of film, wants to challenge himself with every single movie he makes. For ... Read more...

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Ranbir to watch Messi in action in Kolkata


August 20th, 2011 - 1:03 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 19 (IANS) Bollywood star Ranbir Kapoor and film maker Anurag Basu will be present at the Salt Lake stadium here on Sep 2 to witness Argentine soccer ... Read more...

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Sun TV MD arrested in cheating case


July 4th, 2011 - 1:34 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 3 (IANS) In a sudden development, Sun TV's managing director Hans Raj Saxena was arrested here Sunday in a cheating case. According to police, Saxena, who was coming ... Read more...

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Procession, candle-light vigil against Neeraj Grover judgement (Lead)


July 3rd, 2011 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) A large number of film and television personalities, NGOs and common people joined a candle-light vigil here Sunday evening to express their outrage against the judgement ... Read more...

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Protest in Mumbai over Neeraj Grover judgement


July 3rd, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) A large number of film and television personalities, NGOs and others took part in a protest march here Sunday after to express their outrage against the ... Read more...

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I am innocent, says Mariah


July 2nd, 2011 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) Mariah Monica Susairaj Saturday claimed she was innocent in the May 2008 killing of television executive Neeraj Grover."All I can say is I am innocent," Mariah ... Read more...

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I started making films by accident: Mrinal Sen


June 15th, 2011 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 15 (IANS) Renowned filmmaker Mrinal Sen says he started making films by accident and can make better films than what he made during his hey days."I make films ... Read more...

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Sofia Coppola & Thomas Mars to marry in Italy


May 25th, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, May 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sofia Coppola and her fiancé Thomas Mars have confirmed that they will wed in Italy in the summer. The choice of Italy for the wedding was ... Read more...

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Headley, Rana were in direct touch with ISI handlers (Lead)


May 24th, 2011 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, May 24 (IANS) A key plotter of the 26/11 terror attack told a Chicago court Tuesday how he gave details about landing sites in Mumbai to his Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba ... Read more...

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Bengal intellectuals happy with regime change


May 13th, 2011 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 13 (IANS) Prominent intellectuals Friday expressed their happiness over the defeat of the 34-year-old Left Front government in the state and said the result was most expected ... Read more...

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Film maker, friends lose battle for bungalows


April 22nd, 2011 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, April 22 (IANS) Pradeep Kishan, film maker and husband of writer-activist Arundhati Roy, and his three friends have lost the battle for their bungalows near Bhopal after the ... Read more...

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Robert Redford brings Sundance Film Festival to London


March 16th, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 16 (ANI): Actor turned film-maker Robert Redford is bringing his Sundance Festival to London, a four-day culture festival to be held at the O2 from April 26-29, 2012.Redford hoped the ... Read more...

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Court paves way for release of documentary on Kabir (Lead)


March 9th, 2011 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday paved the way for the release of a 100-minute documentary film "Had Anhad", based on poet Kabir, asking the censor ... Read more...

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Bigfoot film-maker sues US state over free speech


March 9th, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New Hampshire, Mar 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A film-maker is suing the state of New Hampshire claiming that the state’s park rangers infringe on his freedom of speech.Jonathan Doyle had dressed himself in ... Read more...

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