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Rangayan opts for crowdfunding for LGBT film


July 2nd, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Filmmaker Sridhar Rangayan Monday launched crowdfunding initiative to raise funds to complete his documentary "Breaking Free", highlighting the woes of the Indian LGBT community. It ... Read more...

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Great time for actresses in Indian cinema: Priyanka Chopra


June 9th, 2012 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, June 9 (IANS) Priyanka Chopra admits that Indian cinema remains male- dominated but says changed perspectives towards female actors have helped current times become great times for actresses ... Read more...

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Differences with India minor, says China


June 7th, 2012 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 8 (IANS) China said Thursday the differences with India were minor and would not be allowed to disturb the working relationship between the two countries.The affirmation came at ... Read more...

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Don’t look like village girl, so not in ‘…Wasseypur’: Kalki


June 4th, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Kalki Koechlin, who has worked in her husband Anurag Kashyap's directorial ventures, is not part of "Gangs Of Wasseypur" because, she says, she doesn't fit ... Read more...

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Taking magic of Indian cinema to ‘film-friendly’ Melbourne


June 2nd, 2012 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) She is set to showcase some new-age Indian films like "Kahaani" and "Teri Meri Kahaani" in Australia through the forthcoming Indian Film Festival of ... Read more...

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Now, a magazine for adventure tourism buffs


May 18th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) A new bi-monthly magazine, Explore, to cater to the growing number of adventure tourism enthusiasts in the subcontinent hit the stands Friday.Launching the publication here ... Read more...

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UAE foreign minister to visit India


May 16th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) United Arab Emirates (UAE) Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan will be on a two-day official visit to India from ... Read more...

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Karnataka to see 10 weeks of ITF action


May 8th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 8 (IANS) The Karnataka State Lawn Tennis Association will host 10 weeks of International Tennis Federation (ITF) circuit, with the first event scheduled to be held at Mandya ... Read more...

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Clinton meets Manmohan, Sonia


May 7th, 2012 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Monday met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh when the two sides discussed an entire gamut of bilateral matters, including ... Read more...

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India, UAE to sign taxation, consular accords


April 14th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) India and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), home to over 1.75 million Indians, are set to sign agreements on double taxation and consular issues ... Read more...

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After talks with Zardari, Manmohan says ‘very happy to visit Pakistan’ (Afternoon Lead)


April 8th, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) India and Pakistan moved a step closer to their "common desire" of normalising relations after a businesslike lunch and talks between visiting Pakistan President ... Read more...

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US, Bangladesh to hold security talks


April 7th, 2012 - 3:34 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 7 (IANS) The US and Bangladesh will hold a dialogue April 19 here on security challenges facing the two countries and the region at large, Xinhua reported.US Under ... Read more...

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FICCI Frames true meeting ground of minds: Karan Johar


March 12th, 2012 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 12 (IANS) Filmmaker Karan Johar is looking forward to the forthcoming FICCI Frames event where interesting sessions on topics like cinema and technology will be discussed at ... Read more...

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Mathai to visit US next week: N-deal, Iran on agenda


February 1st, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Indian Foreign Secretary Ranjan Mathai goes on a three-day visit to Washington next week to hold talks with senior US officials to explore ways to ... Read more...

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Saris with a twist by Kiran Uttam Ghosh (With Images)


January 14th, 2012 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) Designer Kiran Uttam Ghosh, known for her chic and glamourous designs, has presented a modern avatar of the six-yard sari for the new-age woman.The ... Read more...

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Life has been rough since divorce: Aguilera


January 12th, 2012 - 3:54 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 12 (IANS) Singer-actress Christina Aguilera says her life has been tough after parting ways with husband Jordan Bratman."That was a rough year. Between my divorce and the ... Read more...

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Christina Aguilera is happy with her curvy body


January 10th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Jan 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Singer Christina Aguilera says she is not bothered with how anyone feels about her body as long as her boyfriend got no issues. During an interview ... Read more...

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Highlights of court order denying Behura bail (to go with 2G: Former telecom secretary Behura’s bail plea dismissed - Second Lead)


December 16th, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday rejected the bail application of former telecom secretary Siddhartha Behura, an accused in the second generation (2G) spectrum allocation case. ... Read more...

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Pakistan, China to strengthen economic, defence ties


November 8th, 2011 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 8 (IANS) Pakistan and China have resolved to further strengthen bilateral ties in economic, defence and energy sectors at a meeting held in Russia on the ... Read more...

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Lakme Fashion Week March 1-6 next year


October 18th, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) Get ready to enjoy six days of non-stop fun, fashion and glamour as the summer-resort edition of Lakme Fashion Week (LFW) will be held from ... Read more...

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Kavita Bhartia pays tribute to Indian weavers


October 9th, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) Designer Kavita Bhartia paid a tribute to Indian weavers through her collection showcased on the second day of the Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week (WIFW) ... Read more...

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World Space Week to be observed from Tuesday


October 3rd, 2011 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) The World Space Week (WSW), an annual event that aims to sensitise masses towards space science, will be observed Oct 4-10, an NGO organising the ... Read more...

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Forging India-Israel bonds - over stories and theatre


September 30th, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) When noted Israeli playwright-filmmaker Motti Lerner and popular short story writer Savyon Liebrecht presented their literature to a packed house here, it was a way ... Read more...

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India remains committed to help rebuild Afghanistan


September 30th, 2011 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Sep 30 (IANS) With the onset of the drawdown of foreign security forces in Afghanistan, India has said it remains committed to partnering Kabul in building a peaceful, ... Read more...

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O’Keefe hoping to give a different spin


September 21st, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 21 (IANS) After getting a peek at international cricket last season when he played a few T20 games for Australia and subsequently was in the Test squad but ... Read more...

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India, China to hold 15th round of boundary talks


August 30th, 2011 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) India and China will focus on firming up a framework for resolving their decades-old boundary dispute during the 15th round of boundary talks between their ... Read more...

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Wen reiterates support to Pakistan’s sovereignty


August 25th, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 25 (IANS) Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao has reiterated his country's unconditional support to Pakistan's sovereignty and territorial integrity.He made the comments during a meeting with visiting Pakistan ... Read more...

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India-Japan economic pact comes into force


August 1st, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) An economic agreement which seeks to expand trade ties between India and Japan came to force Monday.Describing the comprehensive economic partnership agreement (CEPA) as a ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Stapled visas to figure in India-China boundary talks


July 22nd, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) With China issuing stapled visas to a team of karatekas from Arunachal Pradesh, India is expected to raise the contentious issue with China at ... Read more...

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‘Soundtrack’ was emotionally exhausting: Rajeev Khandelwal


July 16th, 2011 - 9:51 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) After playing the intense cop in "Shaitan", Rajeev Khandelwal will be seen as a musician in "Soundtrack", a role he says ranks as one of his ... Read more...

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SCI planning to enter offshore business


July 8th, 2011 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 8 (IANS) The Shipping Corporation of India is planning to enter offshore business."We do not have any plan to talk about (entering the offshore business), but yes we ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan foreign secretaries to meet next week


June 17th, 2011 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Foreign Secretaries of India and Pakistan will meet in Islamabad on June 23-24 to discuss a gamut of issues, including Jammu and Kashmir, it was ... Read more...

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India-Pakistan foreign secretary talks June-end, terror tops agenda


June 9th, 2011 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) Against the backdrop of disclosures by David Coleman Headley linking the ISI spy agency to the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack, the foreign secretaries of India ... Read more...

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MPs can now spend up to Rs.10 lakh on physically disabled


May 6th, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) MPs can now spend up to Rs.10 lakh from their Member of Parliament Local Area Development (MPLAD) fund to assist physically disabled people, the ministry ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Gilani to invite Pakistan cricketers to acknowledge World Cup performance


April 1st, 2011 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 1(ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani will invite the national cricket team members to acknowledge their performance in the World Cup and making to the semi-final stage.A spokesman ... Read more...

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