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Many big heroes refused to work with me: Mumtaz (Interview Part 2)


July 31st, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) Yesteryears star Mumtaz started her career as a supporting actress and it was L.V. Prasad who elevated her to the rank of main lead. But ... Read more...

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Mira Nair finds India distributor for ‘… Fundamentalist’


June 6th, 2012 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 6 (IANS) Filmmaker Mira Nair wasn't sure whether "The Reluctant Fundamentalist", on Islamic fundamentalism with a Pakistani protagonist, would get released in India. But she has now found ... Read more...

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Is Pakistan heading towards global isolation, wonders daily


December 13th, 2011 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 13 (IANS) Is Pakistan treading the path towards global isolation, asked a Pakistani daily that said the steps taken by Islamabad following the Nov 26 NATO airstrikes ... Read more...

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PM’s abscence from CHOGM not by design: India to Australia


October 25th, 2011 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) As Vice President Hamid Ansari heads to Australia to attend the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM), India Tuesday clarified that Prime Minister Manmohan ... Read more...

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Vice president heading to Australia for CHOGM


October 24th, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Vice President Hamid Ansari will head to Australia Thursday to represent India at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) that will focus on ... Read more...

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Trouble in Dannii Minogue’s paradise?


May 30th, 2011 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 30 (IANS) Singer Dannii Minogue seems to be going through a rough patch in her love life with model Kris Smith.According to a source, the couple have had ... Read more...

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Simon Cowell’s mom ‘wants him slow down’ on his workload


April 11th, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 11 (ANI): Music mogul Simon Cowell's motheris concerned over his heavy workload and has urged him to take it easy.The 51-year-old X Factor king is taking the hit show to ... Read more...

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Simon Cowell’s mother urges him to slow down


April 11th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 11 (IANS) Music mogul Simon Cowell's mother is worried about his hectic schedule and has urged him to take it easy.The 51-year-old is taking talent hunt show "The ... Read more...

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Director Anurag Basu halts ‘Barfee’ shooting to watch semifinal


March 30th, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 30 (IANS) The shooting of "Barfee" was halted Wednesday as director Anurag Basu, as well as lead actors Ranbir Kapoor and Priyanka Chopra, wanted to catch the ... Read more...

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Jackky-Pooja romance not a publicity gimmick!


March 7th, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 7 (IANS) Jackky Bhagnani has a soft corner for his "F.A.L.T.U" co-star Pooja Gupta and says it is not a publicity gimmick to promote their forthcoming film, but ... Read more...

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Kochi names Jayawardene captain, wants Ganguly to join think-tank


February 12th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
By Abhishek Roy New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) Sri Lankan Mahela Jayawardene will lead new entrants Kochi to the Indian Premier League (IPL), and the franchise is trying to persuade Sourav Ganguly to ... Read more...

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Meghalaya not to encourage FDI in mining sector


January 18th, 2011 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Jan 18 (IANS) Bowing to pressure from local miners, the Meghalaya government Tuesday decided to do away with a clause in the draft mining policy that "encourages foreign direct investment" in ... Read more...

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‘Bigg Boss 4′ under ministry scanner (Roundup)


November 17th, 2010 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) For all its vulgarity, obscenity, intimacy and abuses, Colors' sensational reality show "Bigg Boss 4" is finally under the scanner of the information and broadcasting ministry, ... Read more...

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Clooney’s prized speedboat ’sinks’, courtesy his girlfriend


October 3rd, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 3 (ANI): George Clooney's Italian girlfriend has apparently made the actor dump one of his favourite toys - his prized speedboat.A source close to the 49-year-old actor said Elisabetta Canalis ... Read more...

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Radha Mitchell’s ‘horrific’ Ganges experience


July 15th, 2010 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 15 (ANI): Australian actress Radha Mitchell has opened up about how she was asked to take a dip in the mythic but also extremely polluted Ganges as part of her ... Read more...

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Nikhil Diwedi Refuses To Bare For Mani Ratnam, Panic Search For Body Double


June 14th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 14, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):All that talk of aspiring actor Nikhil Diwedi, doing a nude sequence for Mani Ratnam's Raavan ... Read more...

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Danica Patrick booed after finishing 23rd in the qualifying round of the Indianapolis 500


May 24th, 2010 - 2:05 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Indianapolis, May 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The ‘GoDaddy’ girl Danica Patrick was booed by her fans, after she finished at a very disappointing 23rd position in the qualifying rounds of the Indianapolis ... Read more...

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Katy Perry wants to marry in church


March 19th, 2010 - 1:35 am ICT by IANS
London, March 19 (IANS) Singer Katy Perry wants to get married to her fiance Russell Brand in a church. The "I Kissed A Girl" singer whose parents Mary and Keith Hudson are ... Read more...

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Jeev goes down to Poulter in WGC Matchplay


February 20th, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Tucson (Arizona), Feb 19 (IANS) Jeev Milkha Singh's good run came to an end as Ian Poulter played flawless golf to outplay him five and four in the third round of the ... Read more...

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Even my mom could score runs on Pak pitches: Boycott


November 4th, 2009 - 12:25 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov.4 (ANI): Legendry former England batsman Geoffrey Boycott has urged the Pakistan cricket authorities to prepare more bowler friendly tracks so that batsmen get a feel of international conditions and do ... Read more...

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British Asian boxer Amir Khan recalls when KO made him a man


October 23rd, 2009 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 23 (ANI): Brit Asian boxer Amir Khan can remember the exact time when he changed from a boy to a man as a boxer.It was the 54th second of the ... Read more...

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Australian swimwear designer defends her `burqini’


August 13th, 2009 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 13 (DPA) Australian swimwear designer Aheda Zanetti Thursday defended the full-length swimming costume she launched as the "burqini" five years ago. Her comments came after a French woman was denied entry ... Read more...

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Standoff over offshore casino continues in Goa


June 3rd, 2009 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 3 (IANS) The standoff between the offshore casino operators and the Goa administration continues with the former refusing to budge from the river Mandovi, off Panaji. While the captain of ... Read more...

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Fergie blasts sloppy winners


April 23rd, 2009 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.23 (ANI): Manchester United coach Alex Ferguson has expressed unhappiness over his team's 2-0 win over Portsmouth that saw them go three points clear at the top with a game ... Read more...

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I will miss Shaktida so much:Sharmila Tagore


April 10th, 2009 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K Jha Mumbai, April 10 (IANS) The image of the coy beauty seated primly in a makeshift kotha singing "Raina beeti jaye" in Lata Mangeshkar's soulful voice pervades our senses as ... Read more...

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Wind, rain go away, come back after campaign day (Political Prattle)


April 6th, 2009 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) An unexpected change in the weather in Jammu and Kashmir has spelt doom for political parties that suddenly find their campaign plans being blown away. ... Read more...

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After Delhi murders, women advised to wear high heels, hit below belt


April 4th, 2009 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
By Sahil Makkar New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) After the sensational murders of IT executive Jigisha Ghosh and journalist Soumya Vishwanathan, police have suggested that women wear high heels to work, carry heavy ... Read more...

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Obama’s oath: News channels record 21 percent viewership rise


January 21st, 2009 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) People across India sat glued to their TV screens to watch history in making live as Barack Obama took the oath of office as the 44th president ... Read more...

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‘Lamhaa’ producer, director differ over snowfall


December 16th, 2008 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 16 (IANS) The producer and the director of "Lamhaa" had a difference of opinion on shooting a scene - while Rahul Dholakia wanted to recreate the snow-capped Kashmiri mountains in ... Read more...

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Riteish Deshmukh wouldn’t dance in ‘Jaane Kahan Se Aayee Hai’


October 16th, 2008 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) Usually actors demand extra songs and dialogues from their co-stars, but Riteish Deshmukh refused to shake a leg in in Milap Jhaveri's "Jaane Kahan Se Aayee Hai" ... Read more...

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Ferguson will quit ManU if Ronaldo is sold without consent


June 17th, 2008 - 12:38 am ICT by ANI
London, June 16 (ANI): Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson has confided to close friends that he would walk out of the club if Cristiano Ronaldo is sold without his consent.The ... Read more...

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‘Chak De! India’ dropout Vishakha happy playing lead


May 30th, 2008 - 9:54 am ICT by admin
By Radhika Bhirani New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) Model-turned-actress Vishakha Singh was first shortlisted for "Chak De! India" but later dropped out. The newcomer from Delhi has no regrets as she immediately got ... Read more...

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Decision on petroleum price hike deferred by a week (Roundup)


May 24th, 2008 - 12:04 am ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) The government Friday deferred for a week a decision on hiking the prices of transport fuel in the face global crude crossing $135 a barrel as the ... Read more...

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Why do Australian cricket fans behave as they do?


March 5th, 2008 - 7:42 pm ICT by admin
By Neena Bhandari Sydney, March 5 (IANS) As emotions spilled over and cricket pierced the seams of civility, ceasing to be an on-field sport and becoming a war of words outside, Australian-Indians and ... Read more...

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Texts from mystery woman behind Harry-Chelsy split?


November 14th, 2007 - 10:38 am ICT by admin
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