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India to pay homage at Ethiopian leader’s funeral


August 28th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Minister of State for External Affairs Preneet Kaur will represent India at the Sep 2 state funeral of Ethiopia's long-time leader Meles Zenawi.Kaur will ... Read more...

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PM pays homage to Mahatma Gandhi


August 15th, 2012 - 8:53 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday paid homage to Mahatma Gandhi on the occasion of India's 66th independence day celebrations.On his way to the Red ... Read more...

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Sanjay Dutt adopts father’s ‘Mujhe Jeene Do’ look for ‘SOS’


August 13th, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 13 (IANS) Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt adopted his father Sunil Dutt's dacoit avatar from 1963 film "Mujhe Jeene Do" for upcoming movie "Son Of Sardar" (SOS).The actor ... Read more...

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Chinese sitcom accused of copying ‘Friends’


August 7th, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Beijing, Aug 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The popular Chinese Sitcom which is known for producing jokes in the entertainment industry is being accused of duplicating other US shows. After the US show Friends ... Read more...

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Scarlett Johansson makes her singing comeback


August 1st, 2012 - 7:45 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) Actress Scarlett Johansson has returned back to her singing career after collaborating with Lulu Gainsbourg on a cover of French music legend Serge Gainsbourg's 'Bonnie ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu school girl death: Motor vehicle inspector arrested


July 27th, 2012 - 10:12 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 27 (IANS) Tamil Nadu police have arrested a motor vehicle inspector for issuing fitness certificate for a defective school bus that resulted in the death of a six-year-old ... Read more...

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No connection between old, new ‘Chashme Buddoor’: Siddharth


July 26th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) Multilingual actor Siddharth, who plays one of the leading men in David Dhawan's remake of 1981 classic "Chashme Buddoor", says the movie cannot be compared with ... Read more...

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Rajesh Khanna was Bhandarkar’s style icon


July 19th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 19 (IANS) Be it his hairstyle or his wardrobe, filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar reveals his personal style was heavily inspired by legendary actor Rajesh Khanna.He says as a child ... Read more...

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Left pays homage to Jyoti Basu on the road (Lead)


July 8th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 8 (IANS) Left Front members protested outside the West Bengal assembly Sunday after the speaker disallowed former legislators from entering to pay respects to late chief minister ... Read more...

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Left pays homage to Jyoti basu on the road


July 8th, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 8 (IANS) Left Front members protested outside the West Bengal assembly Sunday after the speaker denied entry to former lawmakers to pay respect to former chief minister ... Read more...

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Achuthanandan visits home of murdered Marxist


June 2nd, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode, June 2 (IANS) Opposition leader V.S. Achuthanandan Saturday visited the home of former CPI-M leader T.P. Chandrasekharan, whose murder has been blamed on his own party.As news of unannounced ... Read more...

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Sangay concerned over unrest in Tibet


June 2nd, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, June 2 (IANS) Lobsang Sangay, prime minister of the Tibetan government-in-exile, Saturday expressed concern over the prevailing tense situation in Tibet and sought an end to "human rights violations ... Read more...

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PM to pay homage to last Mughal emperor


May 27th, 2012 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will pay homage at the mausoleum in Myanmar of Bahadur Shah Zafar, India's last Mughal emperor who died in Yangon ... Read more...

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Homage to Nehru on 48th death anniversary


May 27th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) India Sunday paid homage to its first prime minister, Jawaharlal Nehru, on his 48th death anniversary.President Pratibha Patil, Vice President Hamid Ansari and Congress ... Read more...

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‘The Raven’- compelling film with inconsistent end (IANS Movie Review)


May 19th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "The Raven"; Cast: John Cusack, Alice Eve, Luke Evans; Director: James McTeigue; Rating: ***1/2 Films about fiction becoming facts or writers playing detectives are many. But there are few, which ... Read more...

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Achuthanandan versus Vijayan - and CPI-M? (Kerala Newsletter)


May 13th, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 13 (IANS) The feud between the Communist Party of India Marxist's (CPI-M) two tallest leaders in Kerala - V.S. Achuthanandan and Pinarayi Vijayan - appears to be headed ... Read more...

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Jacobs didn’t want to be boring


May 11th, 2012 - 6:30 am ICT by IANS
New York, May 11 (IANS) Fashion designer Marc Jacobs chose an offbeat lace dress for a recent red carpet event, and says he just didn't want to be boring.Jacobs stunned ... Read more...

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Gaultier defends Winehouse-inspired show


May 5th, 2012 - 3:08 am ICT by IANS
London, May 5 (IANS) French fashion designer Jean Paul Gaultier, who upset the family of late singer Amy Winehouse by using her as the inspiration for his latest catwalk ... Read more...

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‘Bittoo Boss’ endearing, likeable (IANS Movie Review)


April 13th, 2012 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Bittoo Boss"; Cast: Pulkit Samrat and Amita Pathak; Director: Supavitra Babul; Rating: ***The sheer relief of watching a gifted new actor play, for a change, a good hearted, idealistic hero ... Read more...

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Banderas lends voice to 3D animated film


April 6th, 2012 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Granada (Spain), April 6 (IANS/EFE) Spanish actor Antonio Banderas has lent his voice to one of the main characters in "Justin and the Knights of Valour", a feature-length 3D animated ... Read more...

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JNU’s Tibetan students pay homage to ‘martyr’


March 29th, 2012 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) Tibetan students in the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) here Wednesday sat on a candlelight vigil in the campus to pay homage to Jamphel Yeshi, the ... Read more...

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Three hurt in shooting at Afghan memorial service


March 13th, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, March 13 (IANS) At least three people were injured in a shooting Tuesday at a service held for 16 Afghan civilians killed by a US soldier in Kandahar province, ... Read more...

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German Bakery blast: Punekars to pay quiet homage


February 13th, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Feb 13 (IANS) Exactly two years after a blast ripped through Pune's popular German Bakery, killing 17 and injuring 64 others, Punekars Monday prepared to pay a silent homage ... Read more...

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Tearful farewell to murdered teacher


February 10th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 10 (IANS) A woman teacher who was stabbed to death by a student was consigned to flames here Friday, with hundreds of teary-eyed relatives, friends, colleagues and students ... Read more...

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PM pays homage to unknown soldier (Lead)


January 26th, 2012 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday paid a solemn tribute to soldiers who have sacrificed their lives for the nation by laying a wreath at ... Read more...

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PM pays homage to immortal soldier


January 26th, 2012 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday paid a solemn tribute to soldiers who have sacrificed their lives for the nation by laying a wreath at ... Read more...

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Raipur aiport renamed after Swami Vivekanand


January 24th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) The union cabinet Tuesday approved the renaming of the Mana Airport at Raipur as Swami Vivekanand Airport to fulfil a long-pending demand of the people ... Read more...

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Now, a book on Pakistan’s child prodigy


January 22nd, 2012 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 22 (IANS) Pakistan will bring out a book on Arfa Karim who in 2004 became the world's youngest Microsoft certified professional at age nine. She died Jan 14.Minister ... Read more...

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Emotions flow as Trinidad’s ‘daughter PM’ visits Bihar village (Lead)


January 11th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Bhelupur (Bihar), Jan 11 (IANS) The entire Bhelupur village as well as hundreds of people from the neighbourhood gathered here for a glimpse of the 'daughter PM' when Trinidad and Tobago ... Read more...

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Pakistan remembers Benazir Bhutto


December 27th, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 27 (IANS) Pakistan Tuesday remembered former prime minister Benazir Bhutto on her fourth death anniversary.The day began with recitation of the Quran at Bhutto's mausoleum at Garhi ... Read more...

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Hazare fast pulls crowds (Lead)


December 27th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 27 (IANS) Crowds at the MMRDA ground here swelled Tuesday afternoon as Anna Hazare sat on a three-day fast demanding a strong Lokpal bill.Flanked by confidants Kiran ... Read more...

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Tsunami’s 7th anniversary observed in Tamil Nadu


December 26th, 2011 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 26 (IANS) People of Akkaraipettai and Keechankuppam in Tamil Nadu's Nagapattinam district Monday observed the seventh anniversary of the fateful day of Dec 26, 2004, when a tsunami ... Read more...

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Respect ballot’s power to effect change: Zardari, Gilani


December 25th, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 25 (IANS) Pakistan's president and prime minister, on the backfoot in the wake of the memogate scandal, have urged the nation to keep their faith in the ... Read more...

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Scherzinger to pay homage to Pussycat Dolls


December 18th, 2011 - 8:55 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 18 (IANS) Singer Nicole Scherzinger will "pay homage" to Pussycat Dolls during her forthcoming solo tour."The tour is not going to be as big a spectacle as ... Read more...

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Husain documentary to be screened at IFFI


November 29th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 29 (IANS) A film documentary by late painter M.F. Husain will finally be screened at the ongoing 42nd International Film Festival of India despite right wing protests, said ... Read more...

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