heydays

Rishi hopes Kapoor clan continues to entertain


August 27th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Nathdwara (Rajasthan), Aug 27 (IANS) Four generations of Bollywood's popular Kapoor family have entertained Hindi movie buffs across decades, and Rishi, grandson of Prithviraj Kapoor, and son of Raj ... Read more...

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Bolts of English Premier League


August 7th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) Even as Usain Bolt is busy burning up the Olympic track, a survey showed that Theo Walcott is the fastest footballer in the English Premier ... Read more...

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Malayalam film industry mourns Rajesh Khanna’s death


July 18th, 2012 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 18 (IANS) The Malayalam film industry mourned the death of Bollywood's first superstar Rajesh Khanna who passed away Wednesday in Mumbai after prolonged illness.Mourning the death of ... Read more...

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Rajesh Khanna fine, says family


June 21st, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 21 (IANS) Bollywood's beloved 'Kaka' Rajesh Khanna, who has not been keeping well, is now more than fine, his family said Thursday."He's more than fine. He is ... Read more...

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BCCI honours 15 veteran cricketers


May 24th, 2012 - 2:17 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 24 (IANS) Recognising their yeoman contribution to the game in their heydays, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Wednesday honoured 15 ex-cricketers and rewarded them ... Read more...

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Shane Warne’s bronze statue unveiled outside hallowed MCG


December 22nd, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 22 (IANS) Shane Warne was immortalised in bronze Thursday with a new statue of the legendary Australian cricketer being unveiled outside the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).Almost five years ... Read more...

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Sonu Niigaam, the casanova (Movie Snippets)


December 6th, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 6 (IANS) Sonu Niigaam is a dedicated family man now but says he was a casanova once upon a time and had umpteen affairs and relationships."I have ... Read more...

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Lakshman to lead Indian challenge at Asia-Pacific Senior golf


November 29th, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) The Indian team for the Asia Pacific Senior Amateur Golf Championships will be spearheaded by the 1982 Asian Games gold medalist 'Bunny' Lakshman Singh of ... Read more...

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Our ‘Rashtriya English’ legitimate: Jug Suraiya


September 30th, 2011 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) The English language in India is becoming 'glocal' - a cross between global and local, says noted writer-columnist Jug Suraiya who has written about his ... Read more...

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Pandya notches 107 break in national snooker meet


August 1st, 2011 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 1 (IANS) A break of 107 in his second visit by Rishabh Pandya of Maharashtra marked the second round of the qualifying tournament in the senior National ... Read more...

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For Donald, aggression starts from the nets


June 20th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 20 (IANS) Allan Donald, with his raw pace, rattled the best of batsmen in his heydays and now as the South African bowling coach he expects the same ... Read more...

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Raveena set for dance number in ‘Bbuddah…’(Movie Snippets)


June 8th, 2011 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) Ravishing Raveena Tandon, who grooved to songs like "Tu cheez badi hai mast mast" and "Kisi disco mein" in her heydays, will now be ... Read more...

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Mamata’s swearing-in: Singur, Netai victims’ kin invited


May 19th, 2011 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 19 (IANS) Relatives of the victims of Singur, Nandigram and Netai incidents have been invited to Mamata Banerjee's oath-taking as the next chief minister of West Bengal ... Read more...

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Maken grants Rs.5 crore to P.T.Usha’s athletics academy


February 13th, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) Sports Minister Ajay Maken Sunday announced a grant of Rs.5 crore for the P.T Usha Athletics Academy at Kozhikode for laying a synthetic turf which will be ... Read more...

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Watch ‘Arekti Premer Galpo’ for Rituparno’s performance (Bengali Movie Review)


December 24th, 2010 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Arekti Premer Galpo"; Cast: Rituparno Ghosh, Indraneil Sengupta, Raima Sen, Churni Ganguly, Chapal Bhaduri; Director: Koushik Ganguly; Producer; Cinemawalla Rating: ***The key to this film lies in its name. For "Arekti Premer ... Read more...

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Jessica Alba Shakes A Leg For Jimmy Fallon


December 14th, 2010 - 7:45 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Hollywood actress Jessica Alba may not be the best dancer in town, but she sure played a sport when she visited the sets of a US television talk show. According ... Read more...

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Vikrant maritime museum proposal to be revived


October 5th, 2010 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 5 (IANS) The proposal to convert the decommissioned aircraft carrier INS Vikrant into a maritime museum is expected to be revived soon with fresh tenders for the project, a top ... Read more...

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“I Said No To Diya And Tony Because I Did Not Want To Do A Negative Role In Annu Ki Ho Gayi Wah Bai Wah” - Akshay Sethi


August 28th, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 28, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Akshay Sethi, who is all set to stage a grand come back in the popular serial "Sasural Genda Phool' shortly tells Jyothi Venkatesh that he is ... Read more...

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Get a taste of cinema, music and change! (IANS Books This Week)


July 8th, 2010 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) With the monsoon finally arriving, it's time to sit by the window and chill out with books on ghosts, cinema and music this weekend: 1. "The Washer of ... Read more...

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Rohit Bal - A Fashion Designer Par Excellence


July 2nd, 2010 - 7:55 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 2, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The bold and brazen, the frank and honest, the king haute couture, the bad boy of the fashion world, the master of fabric and fantasy ... Read more...

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James Bond’s ‘Goldfinger’ car breaks down


June 27th, 2010 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 27 (IANS) Spy master James Bond's souped-up car with ejector seats, machine guns and other gadgetry emitted an "unhealthy" rumble and broke down at a public display here, dismaying onlookers ... Read more...

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Saina Nehwal now World No.3, family overjoyed (Lead)


June 24th, 2010 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 24 (IANS) India's star shuttler Saina Nehwal attained a new peak in her fast-moving career as she shot up three places to World. No 3 in the rankings Thursday. Saina, who ... Read more...

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Saina Nehwal now World No.3


June 24th, 2010 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 24 (IANS) India's Saina Nehwal scaled a new high when she shot up three places to World. No 3 in the latest rankings released by the Badminton World Federation Thursday. Saina ... Read more...

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World Cup rekindles hopes of Hyderabad’s football revival


June 24th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Mohammed Shafeeq Hyderabad, June 24 (IANS) The World Cup has rekindled interest among football fans in this city that has produced 15 Olympians and 150 internationals. Former Olympians feel that, if nurtured ... Read more...

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Russell Crowe:Bollywood Dreams?


May 15th, 2010 - 6:02 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 15, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Saucy Aussie Russell Crowe would love to star in a typical Bollywood Masala movie. The 46 year old academy award winning stud doesn't mind doing his bit ... Read more...

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Delhi-based writer wins Commonwealth prize (Lead)


April 13th, 2010 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) The spirit of India, myths, the lives of common people, tales of diverse cultures triumphed in the world of Commonwealth literature Monday, when Delhi-based writer Rana ... Read more...

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Helen to grace DID’s stage


April 12th, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 12, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Dance India Dance Saeson 2 has been graced by some of the biggest names and best dancers in the industry. "Jumping Jack' Jeetendra to our favorite Govinda ... Read more...

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Karl Rove Skeptical Of Tea Party


March 11th, 2010 - 8:54 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Washington, Mar 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Karl Rove gave his opinion on the Tea Party movement in an interview given to a major media outlet recently and he said that he ... Read more...

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Zambia seeks strong economic partnership with India: Envoy


March 7th, 2010 - 10:54 am ICT by IANS
By Devirupa Mitra New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) When Indian President Pratibha Patil gave her speech in parliament on Feb 22, one among the millions watching her speak in Hindi on television ... Read more...

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Roddy Doyle harks back to IRA days in new book (IANS Books)


February 9th, 2010 - 9:51 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) Acclaimed Irish novelist and Booker prize winner Roddy Doyle is going back to the heydays of the Irish Republican Army (IRA) in his new book."The ... Read more...

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Veteran actor Sujit Kumar passes away


February 6th, 2010 - 3:54 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Feb 5, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Veteran actor-producer Sujit Kumar, who worked in innumerable Hindi films, and was also the first superstar of Bhojpuri cinema in his heydays, passed away this week, ... Read more...

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Mel B wants Spice Girls reunion for World Cup in South Africa


September 24th, 2009 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 24 (ANI): Former Spice Girls member Melanie Brown, known as Scary Spice during the band's heydays, is said to be eager for the girls to reunite for a last ... Read more...

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Zeenat Aman all praises for Nikita


September 10th, 2009 - 1:38 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Ask any pretty lady and she'll tell you that it is not so much about getting compliments, as much as it is about who one gets complimented by. In this case, ... Read more...

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It’s action time for funny man Govinda


August 16th, 2009 - 8:33 am ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, Aug 16 (IANS) Govinda has lost oodles of weight and has a new aim in life - to shift from comedy to full-on actioners and to look ... Read more...

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Elephants, Lions scared of Salman


July 24th, 2009 - 4:39 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
As we have seen in golden heydays of Hindi Cinema; the hero fights with a lion and saves the girl to pataofy her, which is then followed by their love track ... Read more...

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