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Musician Sneha defies convention, follows her heart


August 14th, 2012 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 14 (IANS) Conventional is not her style. Sneha Khanwalkar, the woman behind the distinctly different music of "Gangs of Wasseypur", delves into rustic beats from the heartland, teams ... Read more...

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Two folk singers killed in Uttar Pradesh


June 9th, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 9 (IANS) A leading folk singer and a woman singer were shot dead at Ghazipur in Uttar Pradesh, police said Saturday.Ramji Yadav and Suneeta Tyagi were going from ... Read more...

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Six die in car crash near Mathura


April 9th, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, April 9 (IANS) Six people were killed and three critically injured Monday when a car they were in rammed into a stationary truck on the Agra-Delhi highway in Uttar ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh celebrates 63rd Republic Day


January 26th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 26 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Governor Ram Naresh Yadav unfurled the national flag and took salute at a ceremonial parade on the occasion of 63th Republic Day at the ... Read more...

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Flowers in filth: Capital’s forgotten street performers (Feature)


September 11th, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) "We are like flowers growing in filth." Somehow when translated in English, the significance of Sajjan Bhatt's bitter words seems to get lost. But try ... Read more...

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Pranab releases new renditions of national anthem


August 12th, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Friday released a new audio-visual presentation of Rabindranath Tagore's poem "Jana Gana Mana" - the country's national anthem - ... Read more...

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A dancing Farooq Abdullah on Facebook video


April 23rd, 2011 - 10:04 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) A wide grin on his face, clapping and throwing his hands in the air and moving his thickset figure to a hit Kashmiri folk ... Read more...

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UP hosts ‘Kapilvastu Mahotsav’ to highlight teachings of Buddha


January 1st, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
By Pawan ShahSiddharthnagar (Uttar Pradesh), Jan.1 (ANI): A five-day long festival 'Kapilvastu Mahotsav' is being organised in Uttar Pradesh's Siddharthnagar district to highlight the teachings of Lord Buddha.Kapilvastu is the birthplace ... Read more...

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Michelle samples India’s rich textiles, art


November 8th, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) US First Lady Michelle Obama Monday morning visited the National Handicrafts and Handloom Museum here and sampled some of the country's rich textiles, art and crafts.She ... Read more...

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Cat Stevens’ And Ozzy Osbourne Performs During ‘Rally To Restore Sanity’


October 31st, 2010 - 7:32 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Oct 31, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Singer Cat Stevens (aka Yusuf Islam) performed during the 'Rally To Restore Sanity' on Saturday afternoon in Washington DC. The singer was introduced on stage by ... Read more...

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Arjun And Aarohi Back With Kitani Mohabbat Hai


October 30th, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 30, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The famous soap opera 'Kitani Mohabbat Hain' is back with a bang on the TV due to popular public demand. Sometimes it is unbelievable how love ... Read more...

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Russell Brand ties the knot with Katy Perry in big, fat Indian jungle wedding


October 24th, 2010 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 24 (ANI): Finally! The big, fat Indian jungle wedding of Russell Brand and Katy Perry took place as per plans at the tiger reserve in west India on Saturday.In ... Read more...

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Bon Jovi, Beastie Boys Among Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Nominees


September 29th, 2010 - 1:14 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Sep 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There are fifteen new nominees for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame for 2011, including punk rap trio Beastie Boys and rapper actor, LLCool J, alongside New ... Read more...

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Encouraging response for Kabaddi world cup


March 29th, 2010 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 29 (IANS) The Punjab government has received an overwhelming reponse for the first Kabaddi World Cup with as many as 15 private sponsors stepping in for the event. Called ‘World ... Read more...

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Kailash Kher celebrates anniversary with wife


February 16th, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
February 16, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Recently in a plush hotel of Mumbai, Kailash Kher celebrated his first marriage anniversary with wife Sheetal Kher and baby Kabir Kher. The glittery party was ... Read more...

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Thousands gather for Telangana meet at Osmania varsity (Lead)


January 3rd, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 3 (IANS) Thousands of students from various parts of Telangana gathered at the Osmania University here Sunday to demand that the central government immediately initiate the process for granting ... Read more...

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Chandigarh to host SAARC folklore festival


November 5th, 2009 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 5 (IANS) Over 200 writers and artists from South Asian countries will showcase their folklore traditions at a festival here that will kick off Friday. The Foundation of SAARC Writers and ... Read more...

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Bomb blasts in Pakistan overshadow ongoing Peace Festival 2009


October 15th, 2009 - 8:58 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh Robin New Delhi, Oct.15 (ANI): Bomb blast incidents in Pakistan have marred the Peace Festival 2009 being organized by South Asian Foundation in partnership with Saanjh, a cultural organization, ... Read more...

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‘Luck By Chance’ music is a hit all the way (IANS Music Review)


January 8th, 2009 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
Film: "Luck By Chance"; Music Director: Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy; Lyricist: Javed Akhtar; Singers: Shekhar Ravjiani, Loy Mendonsa, Shankar Mahadevan, Ila Arun, Mahalakshmi Iyer, Amit Paul and Sunidhi Chauhan. Rating: ***Zoya Akhtar's debut film "Luck ... Read more...

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Aretha Franklin polled Greatest Singer in Rock Era


November 12th, 2008 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 12 (ANI): Aretha Franklin is the greatest singer of the rock era, according to a new poll.Franklin, whos already the Queen of Soul, was given the new honour ... Read more...

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Railways plans belly dancers in Kolkata-Goa-Mumbai package tour


November 8th, 2008 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 7 (IANS) Change has come to state-owned Indian Railways. Come January, tourists can experience a world-class luxury package tour with enchanting train hostesses, Russian belly-dancers, multi-cuisine food even a ... Read more...

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`Internet protocol television best for small budget films’


July 29th, 2008 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 29 (IANS) US-based IT professional Sunil Babbar, whose Hinglish film "Ants" won critical acclaim, says Internet Protocol Television (ITPV) is the best outlet for small-budget films to reach out to ... Read more...

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Rural Olympics, a big draw for Punjabi sport lovers


February 26th, 2008 - 9:33 pm ICT by admin
Qila Raipur (Punjab), Feb.26 (ANI): The annual rural olympic games at Qila Raipur Village near Ludhiana is an event that captivates sports lovers from across the country and abroad. This year too, ... Read more...

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Gujarat CM Modi is now available on Orkut


December 10th, 2007 - 1:13 pm ICT by admin
Ahmedabad, Dec.10 (ANI): For the first time, the election campaign in Gujarat is witnessing the participation of over 100 IT professionals, most of whom have taken to the streets to support Chief ... Read more...

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