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Time to take Indian cinema to global audience: Shabana


June 7th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, June 7 (IANS) The Indian film industry completes 100 years in 2013 and veteran actress Shabana Azmi says it's time to take it on to the global platform and ... Read more...

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It’s back to Singapore for IIFA this year


April 24th, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, April 24 (IANS) Eight years after showcasing Bollywood's wonder in Singapore, the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) is heading back to the City of Lions for its annual ... Read more...

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PM calls for regulating use of groundwater


April 10th, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Emphasising that India has nearly 17 percent of the world's population but only four percent of its usable fresh water, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Water policy by April: Pawan Bansal


April 9th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) Water Resources Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal Monday said that the government would finalise the national water policy by the end of the month."We have ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Kerala to give ayurveda highest priority


February 15th, 2012 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 14 (IANS) The six-day long Global Ayurveda Festival that concluded here Tuesday saw the Kerala government giving its assurance that it will do everything possible to promote ayurveda ... Read more...

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Gundecha Brothers honoured with Padma Shri


January 25th, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Renowned dhrupad singers Ramakant and Umakant, popularly known as Gundecha Brothers, were Wednesday named to receive the Padma Shri, the country's fourth highest civilian honour, ... Read more...

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I’m ordinary and ignorant: Amitabh


December 27th, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) He is the man whose presence adds fanfare to events, weightage to social messages, and, of course, to the cast of a film! But ... Read more...

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Eros to release ‘Agneepath’ globally


December 7th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 7 (IANS) Eros International Media Ltd has announced that it will release Dharma Productions' "Agneepath" in the international markets."'Agneepath' marks the first of the big ticket releases ... Read more...

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Now IIFA wants to organise ‘weekend’ for southern industry


December 2nd, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 2 (IANS) After taking Bollywood offshore, IIFA organiser Wizcraft International wants the southern film industry to also get on board to create a global platform for them.During the ... Read more...

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Suniel Shetty chief mentor of WSH’s Bangalore franchise


November 23rd, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) Bollywood actor Suniel Shetty will be the chief mentor of Bangalore franchise of World Series Hockey, Karnataka Lions, that has been acquired by ... Read more...

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Freida to ink $7 mn endorsement deal?


October 20th, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Actress Freida Pinto is strengthening her foothold in the international world. If rumours are to be believed, the "Slumdog Milllionaire" star has inked a ... Read more...

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Ford India to benefit from economies of scale


September 20th, 2011 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 20 (IANS) The eight new car models Ford Motor Co plans to roll out of its two Indian plants will be on global platform and will have several ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

(after 1)International titles evade Indian girls — wonder why?


September 14th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Indian girl Vasuki Sunkavalli missed the crown at the Miss Universe pageant. Another year gone and another opportunity lost. While some say changing selection ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Go, rule the music world: Bollywood tells Priyanka


August 5th, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Tinsel town is proud of actress Priyanka Chopra's foray into the music world on a global platform. Her industry friends like Shah Rukh Khan, ... Read more...

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176 players sign up for World Series of Hockey


July 21st, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 21 (IANS) The inaugural edition of the World Series Hockey, organised by the Indian Hockey Federation (IHF), will have 176 internationals from India and other countries. The tournament, ... Read more...

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Fashion jewellery exhibition from July 8


June 30th, 2011 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, June 29 (IANS) The fourth edition of the Indian Fashion Jewellery and Accessories Show (IFJAS) beginning here from July 8 promises to create a global platform for fashion ... Read more...

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Javed Akhtar takes copyright issue to global platform


June 17th, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 17 (IANS) Well-known Bollywood writer Javed Akhtar has taken his fight for royalty to lyricists to an international platform.He addressed the World Copyright Summit in Brussels last ... Read more...

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Pookutty announces three scholarships for film students


June 17th, 2011 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Oscar winner Resul Pookutty is providing three new scholarships to students from Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) who are willing to carve ... Read more...

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Top global publisher to expand footprint in India


June 14th, 2011 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Springer, one of the world's leading publishers of books on advanced science, technology and medicine with 1,000 top Indian writers in its international database, is ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

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...

Posted in Life Style |

We’ve revamped ‘Heroine’ script for Aishwarya: Bhandarkar


May 15th, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 15 (IANS) Madhur Bhandarkar's "Heroine", which goes on floor June 10, is no longer the film it was supposed to be when Kareena Kapoor was doing the ... Read more...

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UN chief calls for disaster preparedness


May 11th, 2011 - 2:06 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, May 11 (IANS) No country was immune to disasters, and better preparedness could be damage-proofing as well as life-saving during disasters, Xinhua quoted UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon as ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Unesco meet to discuss developments in publishing sector


April 19th, 2011 - 3:17 am ICT by IANS
Paris, April 19 (IANS) Unesco will hold its second World Forum on Culture and Cultural Industries (FOCUS 2011) from June 6-8 in the Italian city of Monza, it was announced ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Foreign operators queuing up for Bollywood tours


April 18th, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 18 (IANS) Guess who is making a beeline for Bollywood tours? Foreign tour operators, especially those from Europe and Australia, says a company that organises trips to ... Read more...

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We will miss Mr. Bachchan at IIFA: Anil Kapoor


March 4th, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 4 (IANS) Anil Kapoor says he will miss his colleague and Bollwyood megastar Amitabh Bachchan at the upcoming 12th International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards.After an association ... Read more...

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Woo Hrithik with your dance steps on ‘Just Dance’ (With Image)


February 16th, 2011 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) Whether you stay in India, Britain or the US, here's your chance to put on your dancing shoes and match your steps with Bollywood superstar Hrithik ... Read more...

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‘My Name Is Khan’ makes it to Oscars’ reminder list


January 7th, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 7 (IANS) Aamir Khan's "Peepli Live" is India's official entry for the 83rd Academy Awards, but Shah Rukh Khan's "My Name Is Khan" has also made its way to ... Read more...

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Designer Nida Mahmood to showcase at London musuem


November 12th, 2010 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) Fashion designer Nida Mahmood, best known for her quirky and Indian-kitsch inspired collections, has been invited to showcase her work at London's popular Victoria and Albert Museum.The ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Saif to jam with Pritam for music awards


November 9th, 2010 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 9 (IANS) Bollywood star Saif Ali Khan, whose love for music is not a secret, will don his rockstar avatar to perform at the Chevrolet Global Indian Music Awards (GIMA) ... Read more...

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SRK happy with India’s maturity on Ayodhya verdict


October 2nd, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan says he is proud of the maturity of the countrymen in supporting the Ayodhya verdict, and hopes that the judgment ... Read more...

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Mukherjee asks banks to get ready for global competition


September 7th, 2010 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Indian banks need to gear themselves up for global competition as changing economic scenario might prompt the government to further open up the sector to foreign ... Read more...

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Manipuri Fashions To Be Showcased Globally


September 4th, 2010 - 9:05 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 4, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): It has been announced that the local designers from Manipur are all getting ready to showcase their talents on a global platform.These Manipuri designers will ... Read more...

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MTV announces MTV TJ ‘Twitter Jockey’ following nationwide vote


August 10th, 2010 - 6:41 am ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK CITY (BNO NEWS) -- MTV has announced Gabi Gregg as the winner of the "Follow Me: The Search for the first MTV TJ" competition.Gabi was named the first MTV TJ ... Read more...

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Lafango.Com Launches ‘Bollywood Singer- 2010′ Contest


June 15th, 2010 - 7:31 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 15, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Bollywood music has been loved by the music lovers all over the world. But, it was really surprising to see an entertainment platform in another country ... Read more...

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Dum Maro Dum to Crack the Non-Diaspora Global Market Again


May 4th, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 4, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):After Shah Rukh Khan in My Name Is Khan, it is Abhishek Bachchan's turn to be marketed on a global platform by Fox Star. The company plans ... Read more...

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