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Probe ordered into Punjab border area fund controversy


September 21st, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 21 (IANS) Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde has ordered a probe into the alleged embezzlement in border area grant in Punjab, a senior Congress leader said here Friday.Congress ... Read more...

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Picture perfect ‘Jab Tak…’ trailer leaves SRK fans curious


September 20th, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Dehi, Sep 20 (IANS) This one truly carries the Yash Chopra stamp! Picturesque locales, intense poetry, enviable costumes, Shah Rukh Khan's dimpled cheeks, his passionate lover avatar, teamed with ... Read more...

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Indian music driven by films, says Palash Sen


September 18th, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Singer Palash Sen feels the essence of music in India is fading with an increased focus on film songs. Once the focus changes, all will ... Read more...

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Apex court to examine plea on terror accused


August 27th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, Aug 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday admitted a plea filed by two Maharashtra organisations demanding a probe into all terror incidents in India since 2002 to ... Read more...

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Punjab to have mobile ambulance for animals


May 13th, 2012 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 13 (IANS) Animals in Punjab may now receive more prompt medical attention as the state government has decided to start a free veterinary mobile ambulance service to provide ... Read more...

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Gilani contempt verdict to be announced April 26


April 24th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 24 (IANS) The Pakistan Supreme Court will announce April 26 the verdict in the contempt of court case against Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani for not writing ... Read more...

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Shahnaz Husain’s daughter pens mother’s biography (With Image)


April 17th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Well-known beauty expert Shahnaz Husain's writer daughter Nelofar Currimbhoy has penned a biography of her mother's journey from her childhood, early years of marriage, ... Read more...

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Shonali Bose focuses lens on taboo subject - again


March 20th, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 20 (IANS) Once bitten twice shy is a proverb you cannot apply to filmmaker Shonali Bose. For the second time in her life, she is trying to make ... Read more...

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YRF’s next not titled ‘London Ishq’


March 15th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Yash Raj Films (YRF) officials says that their next production, directed by head honcho Yash Chopra, is not titled "London Ishq", as has been ... Read more...

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Penguin’s annual ‘Spring Lit Fest’ in Delhi March 16


March 9th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) A series of sneak peeps into new books by top Indian writers will be the cornerstone of a festival of literature, "Spring Fever", to ... Read more...

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Strike affects banking services in Punjab, Haryana (Lead)


February 28th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 28 (IANS) Banking services across Punjab and Haryana were affected Tuesday as employees of various nationalised banks joined the nationwide 24-hour strike call given by 11 trade unions ... Read more...

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Cops escort buses in Haryana as unions go on strike


February 28th, 2012 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 28 (IANS) Police had to escort state transport buses at some places in Haryana Tuesday as roadways employees joined the nationwide 24-hour strike call given by 11 trade ... Read more...

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Indira Gandhi biopic on Vidya’s wish list


February 21st, 2012 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 21 (IANS) Vidya Balan came out of her comfort zone and delivered a blockbuster like "The Dirty Picture". And now the actress is keen to do a ... Read more...

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Javed-Rahman combination best, says Shabana Azmi


February 17th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 17 (IANS) Actress and social activist Shabana Azmi feels that when it comes to music, the combination of her lyricist husband Javed Akhtar and composer A.R. Rahman ... Read more...

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Village headman shot dead in Kashmir


February 9th, 2012 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 9 (IANS) Separatist guerrillas shot and killed a sarpanch (village headman) in south Kashmir's Kulgam district Thursday evening, police said."Gulzar Ahmad Dar, 60, sarpanch of village Hawoora (Mishipora), ... Read more...

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Muslims seek justice from Sonia


February 2nd, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 2 (IANS) Upset that only a few Muslims had been given ticket to contest the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) election, a Muslim body Thursday sought justice from ... Read more...

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Writers resent muzzle on Salman Rushdie


January 21st, 2012 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 20 (IANS) Outrage and resentment were the dominant emotions on the first day of the Jaipur Literature Festival here Friday as writers, intellectuals and fans cried foul over ... Read more...

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YRF’s next with SRK, Katrina goes on the floors Monday


January 8th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) New Shah Rukh Khan-Katrina Kaif starrer directed by Yash Chopra is set to go on the floors Monday."Launching my dad's film today with a ... Read more...

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Aamir’s choice of films makes Kamal Haasan happy


January 1st, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 1 (IANS) He candidly admits that he couldn't have made it big in Bollywood without his mentor K. Balachander, that Hindi movies still enthuse him and that ... Read more...

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Vidya bags best actress for ‘The Dirty Picture’


December 30th, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) Ekta Kapoor's "The Dirty Picture" has been named best picture, while Vidya Balan has been adjudged best actress for the same film at The ... Read more...

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Lukewarm response to renovated Ghalib’s haveli


December 29th, 2011 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) Urdu poet Mirza Ghalib's 'haveli', which was recently renovated by the government, seems to have failed to please both the visitors and locals, who say ... Read more...

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Guerrilla outfit owns attack on Kashmir minister


December 12th, 2011 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 12 (IANS) Separatist guerrilla outfit Jamait-ul-Mujahideen (JUM) Monday owned responsibility for Sunday's attack on Jammu and Kashmir Minister Ali Muhammad Sagar in summer capital Srinagar.In a statement faxed ... Read more...

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Farhan to grow beard for ‘Bhaag Milkha Bhaag’ (Movie Snippets)


December 10th, 2011 - 3:28 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Actor Farhan Akhtar, who is set to reprise the role of Milkha Singh in Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra's "Bhaag Milkha Bhaag", will start growing a ... Read more...

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‘Tumhari Amrita’ most satisfying experience: Shabana


November 21st, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 21 (IANS) Shabana Azmi, who has been part of the Indian film industry for the past 35 years and has worked in about 120 films, says her most ... Read more...

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Seven Malegaon blasts accused post bonds, out on bail


November 16th, 2011 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 16 (IANS) Four years after they were arrested for alleged involvement in the 2006 Malegaon blasts that killed 37 people, seven of the nine accused in the case ... Read more...

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African, South American films at kids fest


October 21st, 2011 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Films from Africa and South America will be screened at the 17th International Children's Film Festival to be held Nov 14-20 in Hyderabad."We received 741 ... Read more...

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French film ‘My Little Princes’ sweeps MAMI awards


October 21st, 2011 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) French film "My Little Princess", directed by Eva Ionesco and produced by Rancois Marquis, swept the awards at the international competition at the 13th Mumbai Film ... Read more...

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Riya Sen refuses to shoot item song


October 17th, 2011 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 17 (IANS) Riya Sen played quite a spilsport on the sets of new director Ishraq Shah's "Ek Bura Aadmi" when she not only refused to shoot an item ... Read more...

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Cop killed in Kashmir gunfight


September 26th, 2011 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 26 (IANS) A policemen was killed and another policeman and a soldier injured in a gunfight with separatist guerrillas in north Kashmir's Kupwara district Monday, police said. The ... Read more...

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Fox STAR Studios to co-produce Ajay Devgn’s next


September 20th, 2011 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Fox STAR Studios has announced that it will co-produce Ajay Devgn-starrer rustic comedy "Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola", which will be directed by Vishal Bhardwaj.Set ... Read more...

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Shah Rukh, Katrina come together for Yashraj


June 27th, 2011 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) It'll be for the first time that Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan will romance Katrina Kaif on the big screen. And the credit for ... Read more...

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Punjab to have cattle markets on French lines


June 21st, 2011 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 21 (IANS) The Punjab government Tuesday announced that it has decided to establish four ultra-modern cattle mandis (markets) on the lines of similar cattle markets in France.These will ... Read more...

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When Bollywood stars move closer to a silent world


June 16th, 2011 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Bollywood films are known for powerful dialogues. But once in a blue moon, the film industry delves into characters who live in a silent ... Read more...

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I missed my parents after getting the award news: Rekha Bhardwaj


May 20th, 2011 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 19 (IANS) "I was emotional because I missed my parents," said Rekha Bhardwaj after winning her first national award, adding it was their dream to see her as ... Read more...

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Tagore in spotlight at Indo-Bhutan literature fest


May 17th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Literatures of the Himlayan country of Bhutan and India and the legacy of Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore will be the focus of a three-day festival ... Read more...

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