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‘Preity Zinta is a businesswoman in her head’


September 14th, 2012 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 14 (IANS) She is a successful actress, has represented many brands, co-owns an Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise and is now ready with her debut film production. ... Read more...

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Big B happy with films earning Rs.100 crore


August 23rd, 2012 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 23 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan believes these are good times for the Hindi film industry as movies are regularly minting Rs.100 crore and plus at the box ... Read more...

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Mahesh Bhatt upset with Rs.100 crore club trend


August 15th, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 15 (IANS) Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt is angry with the current trend of Rs.100 crore films because he feels it overshadows successful small budget movies."The tragedy of our ... Read more...

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Government confident of meeting 20 percent export growth target


July 26th, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 26 (IANS) Although India's export during the first quarter has declined on the back of global economic slowdown, the government Thursday expressed confidence that its target of 20 ... Read more...

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Shriram Transport Finance to expand into rural areas


July 25th, 2012 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 25 (IANS) Used truck financier Shriram Transport Finance Company is planning to expand its network to rural India where it sees good demand growth."Currently the company has around ... Read more...

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Women entrepreneurs in gems and jewellery face many bottlenecks


July 22nd, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Women entrepreneurs in India's gems and jewellery industry are plagued by several bottlenecks, including operational hindrances like procurement of raw materials and skilled manpower, says ... Read more...

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Success more dangerous than failure: Shahid Kapoor (Interview)


May 20th, 2012 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 20 (IANS) In his almost a decade-old Bollywood career, Shahid Kapoor has gone through a lot of personal and professional ups and downs. But despite as many ... Read more...

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I failed in my first attempt, not my father: Malayalam actor Fahad


May 6th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 6 (IANS) Fahad Fazil, the latest heartthrob in the Malayalam film industry, has played down his disastrous debut despite being launched by his illustrious father Fazil in ... Read more...

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Gold traders on Akshaya Tritiya high


April 23rd, 2012 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 23 (IANS) Jewellery makers and gold traders are expecting good business this Akshaya Tritiya compared to last year as sales have picked up before the auspicious day ... Read more...

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‘Bittoo Boss’ sans stars’ special appearances


April 10th, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 10 (IANS) Actress-producer Amita Pathak, who will be seen in "Bittoo Boss" along with newcomer Pulkit Samrat, says that the film's script demanded new faces and that ... Read more...

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Delighted to see filmmakers reviving Bengali culture: Rituparna


March 31st, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) Bengali actress Rituparna Sengupta says cinema is evolving with filmmakers focusing more on content and revisiting various culture. She applauds Vidya Balan-starrer "Kahaani" for ... Read more...

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Dubai Airports reduce 72,000 tonnes CO2 emissions


March 28th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, March 28 (IANS/WAM) Conservation efforts by the Dubai Airports have helped reduce Carbon Dioxide (CO2) emissions by 72,793 tonnes.Apart from environmental dividends, the Dubai Airports' efforts have also yielded ... Read more...

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Belgium to renovate 14 railway stations in India


March 21st, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 21 (IANS) Belgium has tied up with the Indian Railways to renovate 14 railway stations in India.Belgium's ambassador to India Pierre Vaesen Wednesday said the project was proposed ... Read more...

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DGCA to submit report on Kingfisher


March 14th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 14 (IANS) India's airline regulator would soon submit a report on whether crisis-hit Kingfisher Airlines is following the laid down norms, Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh said Wednesday.Addressing ... Read more...

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Vidya’s ‘Kahaani’ declared a hit


March 11th, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) After being appreciated for her performance in female-centric "Ishqiya", "No One Killed Jessica" and "The Dirty Picture", actress Vidya Balan carries forwards the legacy ... Read more...

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India Inc welcomes assembly election results


March 6th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) India Inc Tuesday welcomed the assembly election results saying clear majority in most states, especially Uttar Pradesh and Punjab, would provide stability and push forward ... Read more...

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Trade potential making India, Pakistan lift barriers


February 20th, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 20 (IANS) It is not often that some 150 of India's top corporate leaders visit Pakistan. And when that happened last week, led by Commerce Minister Anand Sharma, ... Read more...

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Africa to be ‘next centre of growth’ for Bank of Baroda


February 11th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 11 (IANS) Public sector lender Bank of Baroda (BoB) is planning to expand its network in Africa for its incremental business growth by opening ten new branches in ... Read more...

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Hindi films are not made for critics: Sajid Khan


February 10th, 2012 - 1:17 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 9 (IANS) Filmmaker Sajid Khan, who is two films old in the industry, is gearing up for his latest film which is a sequel to "Housefull".Sajid Khan's both ... Read more...

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This pickle bank tickles them pink


February 7th, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 7 (IANS) It's "pickle bank" that has turned the fortunes of many micro and small pickle makers in China's Sichuan province, and that too without having them to ... Read more...

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Five movie trailers to release with ‘Agneepath’


January 17th, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) If you are planning to watch the new "Agneepath", get ready to take a peek at as many as five forthcoming movies as the ... Read more...

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Boman game for ‘Munnabhai 3′ (Movie Snippets)


January 13th, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 13 (IANS) Actor Boman Irani, who made people laugh in the "Munnabhai" series, says he would love to be a part of the third film in the ... Read more...

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Priyanka’s stress buster - quality time with parents


December 27th, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 27 (IANS) A chock-a-block shooting schedule, hectic itinerary and non-stop promotional events -- all this lead to a lot of stress for movie stars, including Priyanka Chopra. ... Read more...

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New York City had over 50 mn tourists in 2011


December 21st, 2011 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 21 (IANS) New York's "quality of life" led around 50.2 million tourists to visit the city this year, Mayor Michael Bloomberg has said."Five and half years ago, ... Read more...

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No shoulder surgery for Shabana (Movie Snippets)


December 20th, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) Shabana Azmi is happy she doesn't need a surgery for her fractured shoulder. But the restless and workaholic actress is upset about the complete ... Read more...

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Global attention, not business in focus at IRFW (Review)


December 11th, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bambolim (Goa), Dec 11 (IANS) The inaugural edition of India Resort Fashion Week (IRFW) has concluded and the participating designers say the focus was more on brand building and introducing ... Read more...

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It’s ‘band, baja, barat’ time in DC too!


December 11th, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 11 (IANS) It's the marriage season for Indian Americans too. And those who wish to marry in the traditional style - and who doesn't - can do so ... Read more...

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‘The Dirty Picture’ required me to be unapologetic: Vidya


November 21st, 2011 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 21 ( IANS) Vidya Balan's dare bare act in her upcoming film "The Dirty Picture" is the talk of the town. The actress confesses that in the beginning, ... Read more...

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Young filmmakers should think internationally: Satish Kaushik


November 13th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Filmmaker Satish Kaushik is delighted that Indian cinema has expanded globally and advises young filmmakers to think internationally to tap bigger audiences."The world has become ... Read more...

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Matching global trends, IFFI tries many firsts


November 11th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) For the first time, movies backed by animation, 3D and digital technology will find prominence at the upcoming 42nd International Film Festival of India (IFFI) ... Read more...

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Vidya’s oomph may bowl out other biggies


November 11th, 2011 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) Vidya Balan's sexy avatar, itsy bitsy clothes, cleavage-showing blouses and raunchy dance numbers in "The Dirty Picture" are receiving jaw-dropping reactions. Fans and trade ... Read more...

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‘7am Arivu’ spells magic at box office, Surya excited


November 8th, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 8 (IANS) Tamil star Surya is one happy man these days as his latest release "7aam Arivu" has done good business and the actor says the film is ... Read more...

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Jury’s out on ‘RA.One’, earns Rs.18 cr on first day


October 27th, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Shah Rukh Khan's most ambitious sci-fi thriller hit the screens on Diwali and while some critics gave it a thumbs up for blending elegance ... Read more...

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‘Force’ scores over other films at box office


October 4th, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) Bollywood heartthrob John Abraham's cuts and bruises in "Force" seem to have worked wonders on the box-office. The film opened very well and has ... Read more...

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Kashmiris exploring vegetarian options!


October 2nd, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 2 (IANS) They call it evergreen street food and it has become a hit not only among swarming tourists to Kashmir valley this year but even meat-loving locals, ... Read more...

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