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‘The Buddy Project’ loosely based on ‘Chak De! India’


July 16th, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) Channel V's forthcoming youth-oriented show "The Buddy Project" focuses on the student-teacher relationship, and producer Sudhir Sharma says it is on the lines of Shah ... Read more...

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Coral atlas of Gujarat released


May 1st, 2011 - 3:45 am ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, April 30, (IANS) A comprehensive coral atlas of Gujarat was released here Saturday by state Forest Minister Mangubhai Patel.The second publication brought out by the Gujarat Ecology Commission (GEC), ... Read more...

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World Cup fever: No threat for entertainment channels!


February 16th, 2011 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
By Radhika Bhirani New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) The World Cup begins Saturday but entertainment channels are not fretting about losing too many viewers or advertising. They are safely banking on their dedicated ... Read more...

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Star Plus Recovers Its Ratings Through Star Screen Awards 2011


January 28th, 2011 - 12:17 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
The fourth week of TAM 2011 has come as a surprise for Star Plus. It has been able to garner 360 GRPs as compared to 326 in the 3rd week. The ... Read more...

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Anita Hassanandani Is Back To Television With Vikram Bhatt’s Thriller Show


January 12th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Model turned actress Anita Hassanandani, who was first seen in the small screen in Balaji Telefilm’s show ‘Kabhi Sauten Kabhi Saheli’, is now coming back to small screen after more ... Read more...

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Zee’s food channel set to go on air Thursday


December 7th, 2010 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 7 (IANS) Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited (ZEEL) Tuesday announced the launch of India's first 24-hour food channel Zee Khana Khazana, which will go on air Thursday."We are here today, because ... Read more...

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STAR One Announces The Extension Of Its Primetime Programming To Saturdays Starting Saturday, …


November 24th, 2010 - 8:15 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 24, 2010 (Showbiz PR Wire): The young, urban Hindi GEC, STAR One, strengthens its programming portfolio with the extension of its primetime programming to Saturdays in order to give a boost ... Read more...

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3 Idiots Fetches 10.88 TVR; Sony Zooms To Third Spot


August 5th, 2010 - 2:55 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 5, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): If there's still any doubting Thomas who thinks Aamir Khan isn't the best actor, take a look at these facts. 3 Idiots, the most successful film ... Read more...

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Star Plus Zooms Ahead With 443 GRPs


June 24th, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 24, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):443 GRPs! That's a number you usually associate with a channel that airs a cricketing extravaganza like the "Indian Premier League' or the cricket world cup. However, ... Read more...

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Sexual Favours Were Taken To Help Someone But That Girl (Joanna) Didn’t Win: Nikhil Chinapa


June 5th, 2010 - 4:39 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 5, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Kalengada Bhemaiah Chinapa! The world knows him better as Nikhil Chinapa, the man who has been the face of MTV for close to two decades. The 37-year-old ... Read more...

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Coming soon: Home TV - a new GEC


May 5th, 2010 - 8:34 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 5, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The Hind GEC market is set to widen with the emergence of a new player. Titled as Home TV, this GEC is expected to launch within ... Read more...

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Pavitra Rishta, DID, propel Zee to No. 2 spot


May 1st, 2010 - 10:01 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 01, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):The GEC warfare was mainly restricted to Star Plus and Colors, but the Indian Premier League has restored parity, thereby enabling other key players to up their ... Read more...

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Orissa cine star Manoj Mishra adds spice to Behenein


March 12th, 2010 - 7:38 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
March 12, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Star Plus' newly launched daily "Behenein' has seen the introduction of a new character named Shamaldas (played by Orrisa film super star Manoj Mishra). Shamaldas' entry will ... Read more...

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Imagine something new: NDTV IMAGINE is now IMAGINE TV


February 25th, 2010 - 12:10 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
"NDTV Imagine', which is known for its famous shows like 'Ramayan', 'Bandini', "Pati Patni aur Woh', and "Jyoti', will no more be called the same as it has been taken over ... Read more...

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Colors channel launched in the US as Aapka Colors


January 28th, 2010 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 28 (IANS) General entertainment channel (GEC) Colors was launched in the US and will be distributed through DISH network as Aapka Colors. The channel, launched Wednesday, aims to ... Read more...

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Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani ready to go home


December 4th, 2009 - 6:39 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Music giant Tips industries has sold the home rights of its blockbuster film of the year "Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani' to GEC channel Colors, the VCD and DVD rights to ... Read more...

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New innings for Rachana Parulkar


November 12th, 2009 - 4:34 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Rachana Parulkar who debuted on the small screen with Sphere Origin's 'Saat Phere' as Saawri has been out of limelight ever since the show went off air. If you have been ... Read more...

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‘Bigg Boss’ gets bigger with ‘Big B’ playing ‘Pop Philosopher’


September 29th, 2009 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Sept 29 (ANI/Business Wire India): This year, 'Bigg Boss' gets even bigger, with the big boss of Bollywood, Amitabh Bachchan, playing 'Pop Philosopher'.In this, Bachchan will be playing the ... Read more...

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Sonia inaugurates Infosys education centre in Mysore


September 15th, 2009 - 10:10 pm ICT by ANI
Mysore, Sep 15 (ANI): Sonia Gandhi, chief of India's ruling Congress Party, today inaugurated a world-class corporate global education centre of Infosys Technologies in Mysore.The facility is an extension of the ... Read more...

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Sonia gets a chance to ‘bunk political classes’! (With Images)


September 15th, 2009 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mysore, Sep 15 (IANS) Overwhelmed by the sprawling, state-of-the-art campus of IT bellwether Infosys, Congress president Sonia Gandhi Tuesday repeatedly said it gave her an opportunity to "bunk political classes" for ... Read more...

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SAB bana favourite channel


June 19th, 2009 - 7:40 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
SAB, the family comedy entertainment channel, continues its exciting growth story. As per the latest TAM data for 24th week 2009, it has achieved its highest 66 GRPs which is 16 ... Read more...

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Sab ka favourite SAB


June 18th, 2009 - 3:33 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
SAB marches to 66 GRPs. Way ahead of StarOne at 52.Maniben.com. opened at 0.9 TVRMumbai, 17 June 2009: SAB, the family comedy entertainment channel, continues its exciting growth story. As per the ... Read more...

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COLORS ke naye rang


June 12th, 2009 - 3:45 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Recently we have seen so many new channels coming up but just one survive and that's COLORS. Well this channel has managed to spread the colours of its lofty success in the ... Read more...

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Karan Wahi enters ‘Mere Ghar Aayi Ek Nanhi Pari’ as Rajveer


April 22nd, 2009 - 9:46 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Karan Wahi of Remix fame and heartthrob of millions return on the soap scene with "Mere Ghar Aayi Ek Nanhi Pari' on COLORS as Rajveer.Rajveer is a charmer who not ... Read more...

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Milind Soman’s red carpet


April 22nd, 2009 - 2:55 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
By Anil MeraniSuper model turned actor turned producer , Milind Soman does not want to be reminded of the episode when Sachin Sharma, an actor of his ill-fated Zee Next show, ... Read more...

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STAR Plus is the co-sponsor for Kolkata Knight Rider


April 17th, 2009 - 6:21 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Mumbai, April 17, 2009 - Two formidable stars in the business of entertainment in India, STAR Plus & Shah Rukh Khan, have now come together with yet another innovation. For the first ... Read more...

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Two top shows goes down on the TRP charts


March 18th, 2009 - 9:47 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The latest TRP ratings out today indicate a major fall in the rating of the 2 lead shows i.e. Ballika Vadhu( Colours) and Sapnaa Babul Ka...Bidaai ( Star Plus). The former ... Read more...

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Endemol India Announces Three New Marathi Shows


March 18th, 2009 - 7:48 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Mumbai, March 17, 2009: After its successful run with Hindi non-fiction and fiction programming, Endemol India sets its eyes on the regional space with three brand new Marathi shows. Endemol, a world ... Read more...

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STAR Plus announces the LAADLI WEEK in association with the Mahindra’s Nanhi Kali Project, for educating the underprivileged girl child


March 18th, 2009 - 9:53 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Mumbai, March 17, 2009: With the launch of its new show "Sabki Laadli Bebo', STAR Plus now extends its support to educate underprivileged young girls and announces an annual property Laadli Week. ... Read more...

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Turner International enters Hindi entertainment TV segment


January 21st, 2009 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Reality shows, dramas and much more - US-based production major Turner International promises to entertain Indian viewers with the launch of their Hindi general entertainment channel REAL.The ... Read more...

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