global arena

Parna Ghose goes to NY Couture Fashion Week


September 6th, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Her motto is to make India-inspired fashion popular in the global arena and Indian-American fashion designer Parna Ghose gets another opportunity to do so at ... Read more...

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Nagaland makes industry out of its music


August 28th, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kohima, Aug 27 (IANS) Nagaland is known as a hub of musical talent. There are songs of love, there are even songs of war here. The rich musical tradition of ... Read more...

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DLF’s K.P. Singh gets entrepreneurship award (Lead)


June 26th, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Realty major DLF's chairman, K.P. Singh, has been conferred the "Indian Business Leader of the Year" award by Horasis: The Global Visions Community -- an ... Read more...

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Lady Gaga loves the sitar: Fateh Ali Khan (With Images)


June 3rd, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Manali, June 3 (IANS) Delhi-based sitar player Fateh Ali Khan, who performed with Lady Gaga, says that the Grammy award winning singer not only knows about India's classical instruments but ... Read more...

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China must strengthen public diplomacy: expert


June 2nd, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 2 (IANS) China urgently needs to carry out more effective public diplomacy if it is to overcome the misunderstandings, prejudice and suspicions people in other countries have toward ... Read more...

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Asian defence market growth offset by slump in West: Deloitte


March 7th, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) The global defence market is expected to witness negative growth in 2012 with the rise in military spending in Asian nations, including India and China, ... Read more...

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India, US on same side on freedom, development: envoy


January 24th, 2012 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 24 (IANS) The India-US relationship is defined by a pragmatic realisation that they are on the same side on eliminating forces threatening their freedom and development, according to ... Read more...

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Moms to take to the catwalk in New York


January 15th, 2012 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 15 (IANS) In a first-of-its-kind at the global arena, a fashion show only for mothers will take place at the New York Fashion Week this year.The "Fashionable ... Read more...

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Indian designers: Merry time in global arena (2011 In Retrospect) (With images)


December 19th, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) When international pop icon Lady Gaga flew down here, she sported desi designers Nida Mehmood and Tarun Tahiliani's creations and was not the first ... Read more...

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Stable China border will help growth: India


November 21st, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Readying to set up a mechanism to settle the border dispute with China, India Monday said it needed a stable arrangement on the issue that ... Read more...

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Kabir Bedi: A star at Locarno film festival


August 6th, 2011 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Locarno (Switzerland), Aug 6 (IANS) He is popular and has fans in the West -- Indian actor Kabir is more acclaimed for his work in the global arena than back ... Read more...

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Work on BrahMos’ hypersonic version to begin this year: Russian official


June 12th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Development of a hypersonic version of the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile will begin this year, while tests of the air-launched version of the existing missile ... Read more...

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Sonam Kapoor becomes face of India International Jewellery Week


June 7th, 2011 - 3:27 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 7 (IANS) Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor has been named as the face of the second edition of the India International Jewellery Week (IIJW) to be held July 31 ... Read more...

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India’s exports rise in March, trade deficit dips


May 2nd, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) India's exports jumped 43.9 percent to $29.1 billion in March while it was up 37.5 percent at $245.9 billion for 2010-11, beating the official target ... Read more...

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India’s export surges 37.5 percent to $246 bn in 2010-11


April 19th, 2011 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) India's exports surged 37.5 percent to $245.9 billion in 2010-11, substantially surpassing the official target of $200 billion, on the back of nearly 85 percent ... Read more...

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Gems and jewellery exports shine in 2010-11


April 19th, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) India's gems and jewellery exports soared 46.89 percent to $43.14 billion in the financial year ended March 31, the sector's representative council said Tuesday."India today ... Read more...

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PM’s fortunes swung from yin to yang, and India’s too (2010 in Retrospect)


December 23rd, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Minu Jain New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) When prices of the humble onion overshadow the impact of big-time diplomatic visits, it is time to worry. And that is how it was ... Read more...

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Japan Fashion Week: Who Will Be The Lucky One To Represent India?


December 6th, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
In Japan Fashion week, the ‘Asian Designers’ collection has a prominent part so it will be a wonderful opportunity for a designer to represent India.  The ‘Asian Designers’ Collection Committee has ... Read more...

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US can do little for India’s success or failure: think tank


October 26th, 2010 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 26 (IANS) The US can contribute only marginally to India's success or failure, suggests a US think tank as it advised Washington to focus on global issues ... Read more...

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Non-permanent UNSC seat a step forward: Krishna (Lead)


October 13th, 2010 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Tuesday attributed the country's winning a non-permanent seat on the UN Security Council to the "overwhelming support" it enjoyed in the global ... Read more...

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Overwhelming support got India UN seat: Krishna


October 12th, 2010 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Tuesday attributed the country's winning a non-permanent seat on the UN Security Council to the "overwhelming support" it enjoyed in the global ... Read more...

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CWG Observer Committee praises Delhi’s transport system


October 6th, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 6 (ANI): Boosting India's image in the global arena, the Commonwealth Games Observer Committee has lauded New Delhi's transport system.A team of committee experts visited the newly constructed grand ... Read more...

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China, South Africa sign ’strategic agreement’


August 24th, 2010 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 24 (IANS) China and South Africa Tuesday pledged to strengthen their bilateral relations and signed a "comprehensive strategic agreement". Chinese President Hu Jintao and visiting South African President Jacob Zuma ... Read more...

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World Shooting Champion Tejaswini Sawant returns home


August 9th, 2010 - 9:28 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 9 (ANI): Ace rifle shooter Tejaswini Sawant returned here on Monday after winning gold medal at the World Shooting Championship in Munich city of Germany.By winning the championship ... Read more...

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Working with Usher, Dido, but not for my album: A.R. Rahman (Interview)


July 5th, 2010 - 10:00 am ICT by IANS
By Ruchika Kher Mumbai, July 5 (IANS) Oscar-winning Indian composer A.R. Rahman says contrary to reports, he will not be collaborating with U&B star Usher and pop singer Dido for his next ... Read more...

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India-US higher education summit from July 30


July 1st, 2010 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 1 (IANS) Mumbai will host a three-day India-US Summit on higher education to mark the golden jubilee of the Indo-American Society, an official said Thursday. The event will be inaugurated by ... Read more...

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Ritu Kumar Collection To Be Part Of The ‘India-Spain Fashion Meeting’


June 12th, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 12, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): What had begun on a small platform has now spanned across continents and is a name to be considered in the world of fashion. Ritu ... Read more...

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Indo-US relationship ‘inevitable’ : Krishna


June 5th, 2010 - 11:43 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Jun.5 (ANI): Describing the relationship between India and the United States as 'inevitable', External Affairs Minister Somanahalli Mallaiah Krishna has said both countries would continue to co-operate in countering terrorism, ... Read more...

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Being an international actor gives me a high: Irrfan Khan


March 10th, 2010 - 9:03 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) Irrfan Khan, popular for his serious and comic roles in Bollywood, is increasingly making inroads into the western world with projects like "A Mighty Heart", "Slumdog ... Read more...

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‘Jai ho’ fetches a bouquet of global awards for Rahman


February 1st, 2010 - 10:48 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) When Indian music maestro A.R. Rahman was composing the song "Jai ho", he didn't envisage that the composition would become such a rage and win him ... Read more...

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‘Little Krishna’ bags best animation award at Singapore


December 14th, 2009 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 14 (IANS) Animated series "Little Krishna" has won the best animation award at the recently concluded Asian Television Awards (ATF) in Singapore. BIG Animation Pvt. Ltd's maiden 3D venture "Little Krishna" ... Read more...

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South Asians should work together: Shabana Azmi


September 29th, 2009 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 29 (IANS) Veteran Hindi film actress Shabana Azmi, who was here to inaugurate a painting exhibition, says that South Asians will have to work together without losing their diversity if ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Corporate Bollywood now branches down south


May 16th, 2009 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
By T.S.V. Hari Chennai, May 16 (IANS) Mumbai-based corporate film production firms like UTV and Reliance Entertainment are investing in southern films now. What attracts them down south is the wider reach ... Read more...

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Government mulling stimulus for entertainment industry


February 17th, 2009 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 17 (IANS) The government will consider a stimulus package for the Indian media and entertainment industry as it, too, requires attention like any other sector in these difficult times, Minister ... Read more...

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‘Delhi-6′ not an autobiography: Rakeysh Mehra


February 16th, 2009 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) Filmmaker Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra dismisses rumours that his much-awaited "Delhi-6" is an onscreen autobiographical adaptation but admits he has used some fond memories of his childhood and ... Read more...

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