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‘Gowri Putra’ - an average affair (Kannada Movie Review)


July 28th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Film: Gowri Putra; Cast: Akshay, Nikitha Tukral, Nagashekhar, Niveditha, Roopika, Ramesh Bhat, Sihi Kahi Geetha, Pawan and Manasi; Direction and screenplay: Manjunath M. Maskal Matti, Producer: Sowmyasri; Music: Milind Dharmasena; Cinematography: ... Read more...

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Indian sand artist wins gold in Spain (With Image)


July 18th, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 18 (IANS) Odisha-based sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik's sculpture of Hindu god Ganesha has won two gold medals at the just-concluded Solo International Sand Art Contest in Marbella, Spain, ... Read more...

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New Indian consumer: Caught between tech and tradition


March 21st, 2012 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) The Indian market is high on growth and consumer confidence but mythology still rules Indian consumption that is still rooted in "existential fear", say ... Read more...

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Now hear mythological stories on your mobile


December 9th, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) After bringing audio cinema to mobile handsets, UTV Interactive is now offering people the chance to hear Indian mythological stories on the move.The digital arm ... Read more...

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Andhra ‘laddu’ enters Guinness World Records


November 18th, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 18 (IANS) A huge 5,570-kg 'laddu' prepared for the recent Ganesh festival in Andhra Pradesh has entered the Guinness World Records.The laddu was prepared by Suvarnabhoomi Developers Private ... Read more...

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Bengal bids farewell to Durga


October 6th, 2011 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 6 (IANS) Five days of frenzied puja festivities came to an end in West Bengal as idols of Goddess Durga and her children were immersed in the Ganga ... Read more...

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Firecracker blast causes panic in Bangalore


September 9th, 2011 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 9 (IANS) A loud explosion from a dustbin containing firecrackers late Friday caused panic in the Mavalli area in the southern suburbs of Bangalore, forcing the police to ... Read more...

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‘Taarzan…’ sequel will have three futuristic cars: Director


September 2nd, 2011 - 10:04 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 1 (IANS) Director Rajiv Ruia is set to remodel "Taarzan: The Wonder Car", a 2004 sci-fi thriller directed by Abbas Mustan, on a different scale. He is ... Read more...

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Image of Goa minister with Lord Ganesh irks BJP


August 31st, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 31 (IANS) The image of a Goa minister next to Lord Ganesh on plastic bags meant for festival goodies and other free stuff has irked the Bharatiya ... Read more...

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Making 3D film is difficult: ‘Bal Ganesh’ director (With Images)


June 22nd, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The 3D filmmaking scene in India is at a very nascent stage and filmmaker Pankaj Sharma, who has directed 3D animation movies like "Bal Ganesh" ... Read more...

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Delhi decks up for Diwali, shoppers throng markets


November 4th, 2010 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) With just a day to go for the festival of lights, the capital's citizens were busy Thursday with last minute shopping for sweets and sparklers.Thousands of people ... Read more...

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Cloths, polypacks, flowers haunt Yamuna again after Puja


October 18th, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) The endangered Yamuna river here Monday reeled under the onslaught of Durga Puja immersions, with over 400 clay idols of the goddess and her four children along ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Idols immersed on Dashami as Durga Puja ends


October 17th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 17 (IANS) Ending four days of revelry and celebration, idols of goddess Durga and her children were immersed by teary-eyed devotees in ponds, lakes and rivers across West Bengal on ... Read more...

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‘Shor’ Will Be Screened At MIAAC Film Festival


October 14th, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 14, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):  Director Raj Nidimoru and Krishna DK’s upcoming film 'Shor' starring Tushaar Kapoor will be screened on the opening day of 10th Annual Mahindra Indo-American Arts Council ... Read more...

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‘Dabangg’ has created a new benchmark: Sonu Sood


September 13th, 2010 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 13 (IANS) Actor Sonu Sood believes that the success of his latest film "Dabangg" has set a new benchmark at the box office after "3 Idiots". The film, in which ... Read more...

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These Ganeshas give environment a fighting chance (With Images)


September 13th, 2010 - 10:34 am ICT by IANS
By Mauli Buch Mumbai, Sep 13 (IANS) Ganesha idols made of clay and paper pulp or which use naturally extracted colours have found many takers in Mumbai this year, as environment conscious residents ... Read more...

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Mythical icons become heroes in new Indian fiction


September 11th, 2010 - 10:24 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) Rama, Ravana, Arjuna, Jesus Christ, Lord Shiva, Ganesha and the epics are becoming fodder for contemporary Indo-Anglian literature. Writers say it is a new ... Read more...

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Sanaya Irani gears up for Ganesh Chaturthi!


September 10th, 2010 - 6:11 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 10, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The atmosphere becomes different when the festive season arrives and our TV actors are in the mood to celebrate the days with full excitement, and even ... Read more...

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Three Maoists surrender in Warangal


August 29th, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Warangal, Aug.29 (ANI): A Maoist couple and another rebel surrendered here on Saturday.They were wanted in connection with the assassination of the Andhra Pradesh Home Minister A. Madhava Reddy and police officer ... Read more...

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Gana Bajana To Release In September


August 26th, 2010 - 12:41 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 26, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Kannada movie Gana Bajana starring the actors Radhika Pandit, Tarun and Dilipraj, is slated to release next month in September. The film is being produced by Naveen and ... Read more...

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Need to de-stress? Walk into this neighbourhood spa in Gurgaon (IANS Spa Review)


May 11th, 2010 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, May 11 (IANS) "Is the pressure, okay," asks the masseur softly, as her hands move surely on tired, abused calf muscles. A musical melody wafts through the small speakers, with the ... Read more...

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Baba Sehgal: The miscreant from Jugni chali Jalandhar?


March 12th, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
March 12, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The mercury is rising and so are tales of tantrum from tellyland. Under the gun is actor-singer Baba Sehgal who allegedly is giving a tough time ... Read more...

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Kannada comedian Shankar dead, few pay last respects


February 28th, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 28 (IANS) Kannada comedian B.K. Shankar died after a brief illness Saturday but sadly hardly any from the state's film industry paid their last respects to the actor who has ... Read more...

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Mera item number great hai- Shamir Tandon!


February 11th, 2010 - 8:51 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Feb 11, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): After stupendous success of "Daata Sunle' from the much acknowledged movie "Jail', Shamir is now proving a point that work knows no bounds.With his upcoming films ... Read more...

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Tourism industry revives in Tripura as militancy declines


January 20th, 2010 - 9:28 pm ICT by ANI
By Pinaki DasAgartala, Jan 20 (ANI): The tourism industry in Tripura is on the revival path following the decline of militancy in the state and it is hoped that this will ... Read more...

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1,000-year-old temple discovery may reveal Indonesia’s Hindu past


January 16th, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, January 16 (ANI): Archaeologists in Indonesia have uncovered a 1,000-year-old temple that could shed light on the country's Hindu past.According to a report by ABC News, the temple was found on ... Read more...

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Statue of Lord Shiva’s sacred bull found at site of ancient Hindu temple in Indonesia


January 7th, 2010 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Jakarta, January 7 (ANI): Archaeologists have found a statue of Nandi, the sacred bull that carried the Hindu god Shiva, among the ruins of what is believed to be an ancient temple ... Read more...

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Archeological department unearths Hindu idol in Kurukshetra


December 12th, 2009 - 10:20 pm ICT by ANI
Kurukshetra, Dec 12 (ANI): Archaeological Department has unearthed a Hindu deity's idol Kurukshetra, which statue is made of white sandstone and depicts Goddess Parvati and her two sons Ganesha and Karthikeya."A few ... Read more...

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Mumbai engineer builds up a remote-operated machine to control brutal elephants


November 14th, 2009 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
Thrissur (Kerala), Nov 14 (ANI): An engineer from Mumbai has designed and developed a remote operated mechanism to control the violent elephants in the state.Zachariah Mathew with his son conducted the trial ... Read more...

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No more reality shows for Hemant Brijwasi


November 9th, 2009 - 6:47 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The winner of SAREGAMAPA Li'l Champs, Hemant Brijwasi is back to his hometown Mathura after being eliminated from Zee's Mega Challenge. The aspiring singer seems to be shattered after his eviction ... Read more...

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Chandni Chowk still the Diwali shopper’s paradise


October 14th, 2009 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) It doesn't offer the airconditioned comforts of sprawling malls or the attractive decor of shops in posh markets. But with Diwali round the corner, hordes of festival ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Indian art makes its way into European marketplaces


October 9th, 2009 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
By Benedikt von Imhoff Berlin, Oct 9 (DPA) Viveek Sharma smiles as he points to a figure next to the Hindu elephant god Ganesha."That's me," said the 41-year-old painter from Mumbai. Sharma ... Read more...

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Tears, revelry as Bengal bids adieu to goddess Durga


September 28th, 2009 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 28 (IANS) It was a spectacle to behold. After four days and nights of revelry, Monday marked Bijoya Dashami, the last day of Durga Puja festivities when huge idols of ... Read more...

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Harsha’s eco friendly ganesha


August 26th, 2009 - 2:13 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Harsha Khandeparker aka Rajshri of Hum Dono Hain Alag Alag the so called "Not so cool girl" or bhenji of the serial shares some customs and rituals of eco-friendly Ganeshotsav which is ... Read more...

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Will celebs walk off to Lal Baugh Cha Raja?


August 25th, 2009 - 3:33 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Taking out precious time from their busy schedule our television stars are planning to go for a "darshan" of almighty Ganesha. They are heading towards the most famous mandal of Mumbai i.e. ... Read more...

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