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Colombia looks to brew coffee business with India


September 13th, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) Colombia is looking forward to bringing its world renowned coffee brands like Juan Valdez to India and market the products in the region."We see a ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Amit Kumar recreates golden era with new Bengali album


September 8th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 8 (IANS) After a five-year hiatus, Amit Kumar, son of legendary singer Kishore Kumar, is back this Durga Puja with a nostalgia-evoking Bengali album titled "Phele Asha Din" ... Read more...

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Bollywood should reflect regional sensibility: ‘Aiyya’ director (With Image)


September 6th, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 6 (IANS) Director Sachin Kundalkar is a Maharashtrian and he wanted to bring his native flavour through "Aiyya" to Bollywood, which he feels has an overdose of ... Read more...

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Konecki gives Adele Caribbean-themed party


August 30th, 2012 - 4:17 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 30 (IANS) Singer Adele was reportedly treated with a Caribbean-themed party by boyfriend Simon Konecki.The 24-year-old singer, who is expecting her first child with Konecki, is just a ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

After 86 films, who cares about critics: Priyadarshan (Interview)


August 28th, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 28 (IANS) There are two kinds of films, one for critics and the other for audiences, believes National Award winner Priyadarshan, who has successfully straddled two worlds and ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Thumri fest to bring veterans to capital


August 17th, 2012 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) The national capital will revel in the flavour of traditional "thumri" at a three-day festival Aug 27-29 at the Kamani theatre which will host stalwarts ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Thousands throng Mathura for Janmashtami


August 10th, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mathura (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 10 (IANS) Thousands poured into Mathura Friday to celebrate Janmashtami in the land of Lord Krishna.After several years, Janmashtami fell on a rain drenched day, with ... Read more...

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Girl power in Jamia (To go with: Turkish language course flavour at Jamia)


August 5th, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
There has been increase of about 12 percent in girl students in Jamia Millia Islamia, following a 10 percent reservation for girls. With this, the percentage of girls on the campus ... Read more...

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‘Maano ya na maano’, small screen horror is back


July 26th, 2012 - 10:52 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) You may or may not believe in paranormal and horror stories, but they're back after a gap on Indian television with new shows like "Fear ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Britannia NutriChoice’s healthy online ‘Olympic’ games


July 25th, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Home-grown global processed food and snacks major Britannia Industries has launched a 40-day, event-packed online pastime -- "Game for Health" -- coinciding with the ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Sex comedy in B-town: Audiences ready, censors alert


July 23rd, 2012 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Sex and comedy sells well in Bollywood. And together, they can make for a hit recipe. But while audiences are ready to sample and ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Folk gets a new high in ‘Gangs of Wasseypur - Part 2′ soundtrack (IANS Music Review)


July 21st, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Gangs of Wasseypur - Part 2"; Music Director: Sneha Khanwalkar; Lyricist: Varun Grover; Singers: Durga, Sneha Khanwalkar, Rasika D Rani (Trinidad), Kids of Musahar Village, Padmashree Sharda Sinha, Piyush Mishra, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘1971′ director’s next a romantic comedy (With Images)


June 26th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) After making his directorial debut with "1971", a National Award-winning movie based on prisoners of war, Amrit Sagar Chopra is back after a break of ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Madhuri wants Gene Kelly’s tap dancing shoes (Movie Snippets)


June 25th, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) If there's one thing Madhuri Dixit wants as a reward for her dance talent, it is late Hollywood actor-dancer Gene Kelly's tap dancing shoes."I want ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

(After 11)Buying film’s rights is like paying tribute: Ajay Devgn


June 25th, 2012 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) If one is inspired by a movie, its rights should be bought to make one's own version, actor Ajay Devgn suggests, adding this is akin ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Occupy Singur on lines of Occupy Wall street: CPI-M legislator


June 24th, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 24 (IANS) With the Calcutta High Court striking down the law undoing the Singur land acquisition, CPI-M lawmaker Abdur Rezzak Mollah Sunday said he wants to organise an ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Kangna to match steps with Madhuri in ‘Dedh Ishqiya’


June 21st, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 21 (IANS) Director Abhishek Choubey is said to have asked actress Kangna Ranaut to brush up her dancing skills as they gear up to start shooting for ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

I fear being typecast: Actor Vishwajeet Pradhan


June 16th, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Actor Vishwajeet Pradhan has played the role of a cop a number of times, and he is set to be seen in the khaki ... Read more...

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Kunal Kohli apes late Vijay Anand’s style in ‘Uff’


June 6th, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 6 (IANS) Director Kunal Kohli has revealed that he has tried to ape late filmmaker Vijay Anand's style while shooting the song "Uff" for his forthcoming film ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘All in one rhythm’ slogan for Brazil World Cup


May 30th, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, May 30 (IANS) World football's governing body FIFA announced "All in one rhythm" will be the official slogan for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.FIFA Secretary General ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Yahoo plug-in brings new visual delight


May 24th, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 24 (IANS) Yahoo has entered the browser wars with the release of an iPad and iPhone app and a desktop plug-in that spruces up your current browser, Daily ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Ex-soldier turns 100, gifts hospital to village


May 13th, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Dudawas (Rajasthan), May 13 (IANS) Rao Kabool Singh, a World War-II veteran from Rajasthan who has turned 100, Sunday gifted a 15-bedded hospital to this remote village in Jaipur district.Kabool ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Curfew relaxed for 12 hours in Meghalaya


May 13th, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, May 13 (IANS) With normalcy returning to Meghalaya's West Garo Hills district bordering Assam's Dhubri district, authorities Sunday further relaxed the curfew."The curfew was relaxed from 6 a.m. to ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Curfew further relaxed in Meghalaya


May 11th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, May 11 (IANS) With the situation in its riot-hit areas limping to normalcy, authorities in Meghalaya Friday further relaxed curfew in the plains of West Garo Hills district bordering ... Read more...

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Curfew relaxed in Meghalaya district


May 10th, 2012 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, May 10 (IANS) Curfew was relaxed for three hours in parts of West Garo Hills district in Meghalaya Thursday, two days after it was imposed in the wake of ... Read more...

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Giant screens across Kolkata for IPL’s top draw


May 2nd, 2012 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 2 (IANS) With all tickets for Saturday's game between Kolkata Knight Riders and Pune Warriors India sold out, plans are afoot to install 12 giant screens across the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Singhvi quits as Congress spokesperson, parliamentary panel chief (Lead)


April 23rd, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Congress MP Abhishek Manu Singhvi Monday resigned as chairman of the parliamentary standing committee on law and justice and as party spokesperson in the ... Read more...

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Abhishek Manu Singhvi’s resignation statement


April 23rd, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Congress MP Abhishek Manu Singhvi Monday resigned as party spokesperson and chairman of the parliamentary standing committee on law and justice in the wake of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

I’ve always aimed for commercial success: Dibakar (Movie Snippets)


April 14th, 2012 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 14 (IANS) Director Dibakar Banerjee's films have a different flavour and earn critical acclaim. But he says he always aims for commercial success."Right from my first film, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Irrfan to romance Aditi Rao Hydari in next film


April 3rd, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) After giving a thrilling performance in "Paan Singh Tomar", actor Irrfan is set to romance Aditi Rao Hydari in a new romantic comedy directed by ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Kishoreda’s songs evergreen, ‘Jhumroo’ will work: Shweta


March 31st, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) TV actress Shweta Gulati is a die hard Kishore Kumar fan and says his songs have such flavour that they are not time-bound. She is ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Smelly food’ can keep you off unwanted pounds


March 25th, 2012 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 25 (IANS) Smelly food can keep you off unwanted pounds as stronger smells led to smaller bite sizes and less consumption, says a new study.Smaller bite sizes are ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

‘Prasad’ - emotionally haunting (Kannada Movie Review)


March 24th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Prasad"; Cast: Arjun Sarja, Master Sankalp, Madhuri Bhattacharya, Ramakrishna, Ramesh Bhat, Neenasam Aswath; Director: Manoj Sati; Producer: Ashok Kheny; Camera: Sanjay Malkan; Choreographer: Shiamak Dawar; Music director: Ilayaraja; Rating: ***1/2"Prasad" ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Osian’s Cinefan Film Festival returns in July


March 24th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) The aficionados of international cinema are set for a treat this July as the popular Osian's Cinefan Film Festival is set to return to the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

At last a veg cutlet that tastes, feels like meat


March 7th, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, March 7 (IANS) It looks, tastes and feels like a real meat cutlet but the ingredients are 100 percent vegetable. The meat substitute the researchers are developing not only ... Read more...

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