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Artists should look for art in rural India: Nageen Tanvir (With Image)


September 1st, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) The younger generation of artists should explore the country's rural and traditional roots to hone their art, says classic vocalist Nageen Tanvir, daughter of late ... Read more...

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Habib Tanvir’s contribution to Indian theatre now in a book


September 1st, 2012 - 1:04 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) "Habib Tanvir: Towards an Inclusive Theatre", a book on the life of the late veteran playwright and director and his contribution to the Indian theatre ... Read more...

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I hated Parineeti during our training days : Arjun Kapoor


July 20th, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 20 (IANS) Actor Arjun Kapoor says he could not stand his "Ishaqzaade" lead heroine Parineeti Chopra during their training days in Lucknow."I hated Parineeti when we went for ... Read more...

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Kothari ousts Habib to make last 8


June 21st, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 21 (IANS) Kolkata's Sourav Kothari held off a late surge from top seed and local hero Rafath Habib to win 4-2 and enter the quarter-finals of the Kences ... Read more...

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Saengkham sizzles en route to last 16


June 20th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 20 (IANS) Thailand's Noppon Saengkham warmed up for the knock-out phase with a brilliant break of 122 clearance as he outclassed Himanshu Jain 3-0 to qualify for the ... Read more...

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Alok, Gulati for World Pool meet


June 16th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 16 (IANS) Veteran Alok Kumar and Sandeep Gulati will represent India in the World 9-ball pool championship to be held at Doha, Qatar, from June 22 to 29, ... Read more...

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Newcomers aren’t bad investment in Bollywood


June 11th, 2012 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) Working with newcomers is no longer risky! The box office success of two recent releases "Vicky Donor" and "Ishaqzaade" is a pointer to this. ... Read more...

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Mubarak’s health remains serious


June 8th, 2012 - 6:36 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 8 (IANS) Egypt's ex-president Hosni Mubarak's health condition remained serious a day after being placed on the ventilator several times in Torah prison hospital, MENA news agency reported.Mubarak,84, ... Read more...

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Mubarak’s health deteriorates in prison


June 6th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 6 (IANS) The health of former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak severely deteriorated Wednesday, his fifth day in Cairo's Torah prison, and he was put on the ventilator five ... Read more...

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Mubarak refuses food, medicine in prison


June 4th, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 4 (IANS/AKI) Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak has declined food and medicine since being taken to a prison after a court sentenced him to life behind bars for ... Read more...

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Concept will always be key to a good film: Faisal


June 4th, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 4 (IANS) Director-writer Habib Faisal, who is enjoying the success of "Ishaqzaade", says though technology has made filmmaking easier, one cannot ignore the importance of a sound story ... Read more...

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I have been looked down upon: Rohit Shetty


June 4th, 2012 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 3 (IANS) Bollywood director Rohit Shetty of "Singham" fame says he is not interested in talking about his hard work. "I have been looked down upon by ... Read more...

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Mubarak verdict to be appealed against


June 3rd, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 3 (IANS) Egypt's prosecutor general will appeal against the verdicts delivered by a Cairo court in the trial of ex-president Hosni Mubarak, his two sons, the former interior ... Read more...

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Mubarak found guilty of role in protesters’ killings (Second Lead)


June 2nd, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 2 (IANS) A court in the Egyptian capital sentenced the country's former president Hosni Mubarak to life imprisonment Saturday after finding him guilty of being involved in protestors' ... Read more...

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Parineeti, Arjun say acting schools are important


June 2nd, 2012 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 2 (IANS) "Ishaqzaade" co-stars Parineeti Chopra and Arjun Kapoor feel training at an acting school can be extremely helpful. While Parineeti says it's too late to join one ... Read more...

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Ex-Egyptian president gets jail for life (Lead)


June 2nd, 2012 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 2 (IANS) A court in Cairo sentenced Egypt's former president Hosni Mubarak to life imprisonment Saturday for his involvement in protestors' killings during last year's uprising, BBC reported.Mubarak, ... Read more...

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Mubarak aide gets seven years in prison


May 28th, 2012 - 5:34 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, May 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A criminal court in Egypt has convicted former chief of presidential staff Zakaria Azmi of corruption and abuse of office and sentenced him to seven ... Read more...

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‘Ishaqzaade’ well-received, Arjun overwhelmed


May 17th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) Arjun Kapoor, son of producer Boney Kapoor, is happy with the performance of his debut film "Ishqzaade" and says it's overwhelming to see that the movie ... Read more...

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Ishaqzaade’ earns Rs. 4.54 crore on opening day


May 12th, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) Arjun Kapoor-Parineeti Chopra starrer "Ishaqzaade" has got mixed response from the movie buffs, but the film by Habib Faisal, has managed to earn Rs 4.54 ... Read more...

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Arjun Kapoor to play Yamraj in street play? (Movie Snippets)


May 10th, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Actor Arjun Kapoor, awaiting the release of his debut film "Ishaqzaade", polished his acting skills with several street plays. After the release of his ... Read more...

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Habib to do two more films with YRF


May 10th, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 10 (IANS) After directing "Ishaqzaade" for Yash Raj Films, Habib Faisal is doing two more films with the production house and says he is comfortable working with Aditya ... Read more...

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Manto now: Irrelevant for young, icon for others


May 10th, 2012 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Literary icon Saadat Hasan Manto finds few takers among young readers because the stories are dark, disturbing and reflect a time they cannot relate to. ... Read more...

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Right sync between writer, director vital: Habib Faisal


May 8th, 2012 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 8 (IANS) Habib Faisal, who has written several scripts for Yash Raj Films (YRF), feels right synchronisation between a writer and a director is vital for making a ... Read more...

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Never a problem with Aditya Chopra: Habib Faisal


May 5th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 5 (IANS) Habib Faisal's association and camaraderie with the Yash Raj Films (YRF) banner remained unaffected even though Aditya Chopra didn't find time to produce the writer-filmmaker's debut ... Read more...

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Compare me with my peers, not Anil chachu: Arjun Kapoor


May 4th, 2012 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 4 (IANS) Arjun Kapoor, who is gearing up for the release of his first film "Ishaqzaade", knows it's inevitable but says that comparisons with his uncle Anil Kapoor ... Read more...

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When driver turned Arjun’s best friend in Lucknow


April 23rd, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) Debutant Arjun Kapoor befriended a driver named Avneesh Yadav while shooting near Lucknow for "Ishaqzaade". The driver became a reference point for the actor's character of ... Read more...

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Rustic flavour in ‘Ishaqzaade’ soundtrack (IANS Music Review)


April 15th, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Film: 'Ishaqzaade'; Music Director: Amit Trivedi; Lyricist: Kausar Munir and Habib Faisal; Singers: Javed Ali, Shreya Ghoshal, Vishal Dadlani, Sunidhi Chauhan, Shalmali Kholgade, Suraj Jagan, Divya Kumar; Rating: ***The soundtrack of ... Read more...

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‘Ishaqzaade’ release advanced to May 11


April 7th, 2012 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) The release date of "Ishaqzaade", starring Parineeti Chopra and newcomer Arjun Kapoor, has been advanced from May 18 to May 11, resulting in a clash ... Read more...

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Two NGO workers killed in Pakistan


March 29th, 2012 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 29 (IANS) Two NGO workers were killed and one was badly injured in Pakistan's Quetta city Thursday after unidentified men opened indiscriminate fire at their vehicle.Geo News quoted ... Read more...

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Ex-ISI chief affirms political funding in 1990s polls (Lead)


March 9th, 2012 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 9 (IANS) Former director general of Pakistan's spy agency Inter-State Intelligence (ISI) Asad Durrani Friday affirmed before the Supreme Court that ex-chief of military intelligence was ... Read more...

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President, ISI funded anti-PPP elements, says banker


March 9th, 2012 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 9 (IANS) A former Pakistani banker has told the Supreme Court about being forced by former president late Ghulam Ishaq Khan and ex-army chief Aslam Beg to ... Read more...

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Women activists stage silent protest in Srinagar (With Images)


March 8th, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 8 (IANS) Women's rights activists staged a silent protest in Srinagar Thursday against the alleged deteriorating women's rights scenario in Kashmir.Lighting candles in broad daylight and carrying banners, ... Read more...

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11 kids held for flying kites in Lahore


March 3rd, 2012 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 3 (IANS) Eleven children were detained for flying kites in Pakistan's Lahore city. They were later released.Inspector General (IG) Punjab Muhammad Habib-ur-Rehman ordered the release of 11 children ... Read more...

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Egypt to announce Mubarak verdict June 2


February 23rd, 2012 - 7:41 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 23 (IANS) The verdict in the hearing for former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak and former interior minister Habib Adly -- both accused of corruption and killing protesters -- ... Read more...

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Room of 13/7 terrorists sealed


January 17th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 17 (IANS) The Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) Tuesday sealed a room in south-central Mumbai where the planters of the bombs that exploded here July 13 last year allegedly ... Read more...

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