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Mukesh Bhatt new president of Producers Guild


September 17th, 2012 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) Filmmaker Mukesh Bhatt has taken over from Ramesh Sippy as the president of the Film & Television Producers Guild of India here Monday. He says he ... Read more...

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‘Damarukam’ release pushed to Oct 19 (Southern Movie Snippets)


September 8th, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 8 (IANS) Akkineni Nagarjuna's new film "Damarukam" was slated to release Oct 12, but it has now been postponed to Oct 19.The reason behind the delay has not ... Read more...

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‘Neethaane En Ponvasantham’ trailer notches half million YouTube hits


September 4th, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 3 (IANS) Within two days of its release, the trailer of Tamil film "Neethaane En Ponvasantham" Monday evening crossed half million hits on YouTube, breaking the record previously ... Read more...

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Punjab teachers can no longer moonlight as journalists


August 30th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 30 (IANS) The Punjab government Thursday imposed a blanket ban on journalistic activities undertaken by teachers and other employees of the education department."Journalistic activities undertaken by teachers or ... Read more...

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Industry, fans warmer to me than before: Shiney Ahuja (Interview)


August 26th, 2012 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Shiney Ahuja is calmer and introspective after his unforeseen tryst behind the bars - and that's because the actor strongly believes in learning out ... Read more...

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Veteran actor A.K. Hangal is dead


August 26th, 2012 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 26 (IANS) Veteran Bollywood actor A.K. Hangal passed away here Sunday after a prolonged illness aggravated by a recent hip fracture, his family said. Hangal was 96."He died ... Read more...

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Kenya orders probe into poor performance at London Olympics


August 22nd, 2012 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Aug 22 (IANS) Kenyan president Mwai Kibaki ordered the Ministry of Sports to move fast and establish the cause of the country's dismal performance at the recently concluded London ... Read more...

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‘Government must use designers to create cultural identity’


August 3rd, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The Indian fashion design fraternity needs "complete support" from the government so that they can help in creating more employment opportunities as well as in ... Read more...

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Now I value my wife, health more than ever: Shatrughan Sinha


August 3rd, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) He is now 12 kg lighter, wiser and more health-conscious - veteran actor-politician Shatrughan Sinha, who has been in the hospital since a month, says ... Read more...

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Delhi lawyers form new welfare council


July 30th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Delhi lawyers have formed a coordination council to deal with their fraternity's issues related to housing, insurance and creation of a welfare fund, a lawyer ... Read more...

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My father-in-law got a funeral he deserved: Akshay Kumar


July 21st, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 21 (IANS) Bollywood's first superstar Rajesh Khanna got a "dignified" funeral, and one which he truly "deserved", says his actor son-in-law Akshay Kumar, who always wanted to ... Read more...

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Bollywood ga-ga over Abhishek’s comedy in ‘Bol Bachchan’


July 6th, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) Abhishek Bachchan has wowed film fraternity with his rib-tickling performance in "Bol Bachchan" - Kunal Kohli said he is "phenomenal" in the movie, while Ashutosh ... Read more...

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Veteran Kashmiri journalist dies after prolonged illness


July 5th, 2012 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) S.D. Rohmetra, a veteran journalist from Jammu and Kashmir, died Thursday in the national capital after a prolonged illness.Rohmetra, 73, is survived by his wife, ... Read more...

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Abhishek Bachchan attends Le Mans 24 Hours


June 16th, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan loves fast cars, specially those that burn up the race tracks. Unlike his contemporaries from the film fraternity, who rush to ... Read more...

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Rekha to be felicitated at IIFA


May 31st, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Bollywood diva Rekha will be honoured for her achievements in Indian cinema at the 13th International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) awards to be held in ... Read more...

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Chess fraternity pays tribute to Anand


May 30th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) Indian Grandmasters Parimarjan Negi and Krishnan Sasikaran hailed Viswanathan Anand for his incredible fifth World Chess Championship title after the Indian defeated Israeli challenger Boris ... Read more...

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Hangal back in action at 97, says age no bar


May 29th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 29 (IANS) Once an actor always an actor. Quite true for 97-year-old A.K. Hangal, who wears grease paint despite the ripe age in a role in the television ... Read more...

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Small screen’s ‘Madhubala’ has no Bollywood plans (With Images)


May 21st, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) She is set to portray a Bollywood diva on the small screen, but Drashti Dhami, the lead actress of forthcoming show "Madhubala... Ek Ishq, Ek ... Read more...

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Not mere tailors, Indian designers hit back


May 13th, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Indian fashion is growing and its designers are not mere tailors, say industry experts irked by Manish Arora's comment that designers here primarily cater ... Read more...

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Three cheers for Sachin, Rekha: Bollywood


April 27th, 2012 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 27 (IANS) Bollywood diva Rekha and cricket maestro Sachin Tendulkar have been nominated to the Rajya Sabha and the film fraternity has extended its best wishes to ... Read more...

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Shamir Tandon set to launch anti-piracy song


April 25th, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) Composer Shamir Tandon has created an anti-piracy song to spread awareness about intellectual property rights. Sung by seven singers, including legendary Asha Bhosle's 10-year-old ... Read more...

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Justice Katju for regulating social media


April 18th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Press Council of India Chairperson Justice Markandey Katju Wednesday called for regulating social media, saying it would prevent unpleasant material from making it into ... Read more...

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Pakistan fashion fraternity eyes franchises, collaborations in India


April 16th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Pakistan's fashion fraternity has welcomed India and Pakistan's decision to open more trade routes and hope to expand their reach by collaborating with Indian wholesalers, ... Read more...

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Parineeti Chopra now eyes IIFA award


March 31st, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 31 (IANS) Actress Priyanka Chopra's younger sister Parineeti Chopra, who bagged 10 best debutante actress awards for her role in "Ladies vs Ricky Bahl", is looking forward ... Read more...

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Suresh Raina meets UP CM, demands better sports facilities


March 24th, 2012 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 24 (IANS) Team India cricketer Suresh Raina met Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav here Saturday and demanded better sports facilities for sportsmen and women in the state.Raina ... Read more...

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UP abolishes Cabinet Secretary’s post


March 21st, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 21 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government has done away with the Cabinet Secretary's post, put in place by erstwhile chief minister Mayawati.As per a new government order issued ... Read more...

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Book banning helps fundamentalists: Taslima Nasreen (Interview)


February 28th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 28 (IANS) Robbed of a home and a peaceful life, Bangladeshi author Taslima Nasreen feels that religious fundamentalists apart, the responsibility for her sufferings lies on the ... Read more...

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Daredevils come out in support of Sehwag


February 27th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) At a time when a majority of the sports fraternity is gunning for Virender Sehwag's head, his Indian Premier League franchise Delhi Daredevils have ... Read more...

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Killings of scribe, family terrible incident, says Congress


February 20th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) Terming the weekend killings of a journalist and his entire family in Madhya Pradesh as a "terrible incident", the Congress Monday said the ... Read more...

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STF to probe murder of senior scribe, family


February 19th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Feb 19 (IANS) The brutal murder of a journalist and his family will be investigated by the Special Task Force (STF), Madhya Pradesh police chief S.K. Raut said Sunday.Senior ... Read more...

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Kenya says it’s determined to improve soccer standards


February 17th, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Feb 17 (IANS) Kenyan Prime Minister Raila Odinga assured the football fraternity in the country of his government's commitment to promote the sport.Odinga said Thursday the government was investing ... Read more...

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New art installation at Nizamuddin railway station


February 2nd, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) A public art installation by noted artist Naresh Kapuria depicting train journeys will lend a breath of fresh air to the capital's Nizamuddin railway station.The ... Read more...

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Three lawyers shot dead in Karachi


January 26th, 2012 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 25 (IANS) Unidentified men in Pakistan's port city of Karachi killed three lawyers while seriously injuring another Wednesday.The incident occurred when the four lawyers were travelling in a ... Read more...

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Shah Rukh promotes Priyanka’s film!


January 18th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 18 (IANS) When it comes to promoting and helping colleagues and friends from the film fraternity in popularizing their products, Shah Rukh Khan takes the cake. He ... Read more...

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SRK meets Beti B


January 11th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) Superstar Shah Rukh Khan paid a visit to the Bachchan residence to meet Aishwarya-Abhishek's newborn daughter."Shah Rukh drops by to meet the 'little one', ... Read more...

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