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No one can become Bipasha (Movie Snippets)


September 11th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 11 (IANS) Bipasha Basu seems to be quite secure in her skin. Even with several newcomers making their way into Bollywood, the actress is not worried about ... Read more...

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‘KBC 6′ gets first crorepati in Kashmir’s Manoj Raina (With Images)


September 8th, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) A crore of rupees was a distant dream for Manoj Kumar Raina, who was uprooted from the Kashmir Valley when militancy broke out in ... Read more...

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Women make 50 percent of country’s power: Amitabh Bachchan


August 30th, 2012 - 1:51 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan believes in fair education for all, be it the country's underprivileged or the women folk.The 69-year-old veteran, who is driving home ... Read more...

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KBC hot seat coming to your town!


August 22nd, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) The celebrated 'hot seat' of popular game show "Kaun Banega Crorepati (KBC)" is set to travel across towns like Raipur, Patna and Nagpur, giving the ... Read more...

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Is Kanye West going to judge American Idol?


August 22nd, 2012 - 6:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York August 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Kanye west is now being speculated to join the judging panel of American Idol. It was reported that the American Idol producers reached out to Kanye ... Read more...

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I don’t know what’s happening with ‘Shantaram’ now: Big B


August 22nd, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) Two of his much-talked about films have not come out yet and shedding light on them Amitabh Bachchan says shooting for "Shoebite" is complete and ... Read more...

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Chinese officials put on live TV show sweat it out


July 13th, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 13 (IANS) A group of provincial officials in China had a tough time facing public after they were put on a live TV to address residents' grievances.Salary ... Read more...

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Mohun Bagan appoints Santosh Kashyap as coach


June 30th, 2012 - 1:48 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 30 (IANS) Santosh Kashyap is the new coach of Mohun Bagan for the coming soccer season, the club announced at a media meet Friday.Exuding confidence of measuring up ... Read more...

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We are so unaware of the ‘real India’: Amitabh Bachchan


December 7th, 2011 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Meeting small-town India on Kaun Banega Crorepati (KBC), the hugely popular game show, has left him with a sense of inadequacy - of not ... Read more...

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On KBC’s Rs 5 cr winner’s wish list - the civil services


October 28th, 2011 - 9:59 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) From a monthly salary of Rs.6,000, Sushil Kumar has hit the jackpot by winning Rs.5 crore ($1 million) on the game show "Kaun Banega ... Read more...

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‘Goa project by 2G scam accused dubiously cleared’


October 27th, 2011 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 27 (IANS) A Rs.200 crore real estate housing project being developed by Satish Chandra, a 2G scam accused, was favoured by a state-level committee for land use headed ... Read more...

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Amitabh proud of common man’s Rs.5 crore win on KBC


October 26th, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Amitabh Bachchan is happy that Sushil Kumar of Bihar won the mega prize of Rs.5 crore on "Kaun Banega Crorepati 5 (KBC)". Big B ... Read more...

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When SRK exchanged the hot seat with Big B


October 17th, 2011 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Superstar Shah Rukh Khan, who has shot a special episode of "Kaun Banega Crorepati 5", asked megastar Amitabh Bachchan to exchange the famous hot ... Read more...

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At 69, Amitabh logs on to his fan base


October 10th, 2011 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) Superstar, megastar, star of the millennium...Amitabh Bachchan has been given many epithets in his four-decade long career in Bollywood. And the actor, who turns ... Read more...

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Tiger was a true leader, great batsman: says Contractor


September 23rd, 2011 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 22 (IANS) Nari Contractor, who captained Tiger Pataudi in his debut Test and whose head injury propelled Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi to the hot seat of Indian cricket ... Read more...

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From farm debts to KBC prize, a Vidarbha widow’s story


September 12th, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 12 (IANS) Two years ago, her world collapsed when her husband of six years committed suicide. At 25, she was a widow, unable to bear the burden ... Read more...

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Amitabh’s wall of fans gets new addition


September 7th, 2011 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 7 (IANS) Some fans of Amitabh Bachchan might have framed his autograph, but the megastar, too, gives special treatment to his diehard fans -- he has what ... Read more...

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Higuain, di Maria reach Kolkata, countdown begins for Messi


August 31st, 2011 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 30 (IANS) The excitement soared for Friday's first FIFA official soccer friendly in India featuring Argentina and Venezuela with Real Madrid stars Gonzalo Higuain and Angel di Maria ... Read more...

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Looking forward to win, says Argentine coach


August 30th, 2011 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 29 (IANS) New Argentine soccer coach Alejandro Sabella Monday said he was looking forward for a victory to begin his stint in the hot seat on a high ... Read more...

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Jon Stewart all set to interview Nirvana’s surviving members


August 26th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Aug 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Jon Stewart is all set to interview the surviving members of the cult band – Nirvana. The interview would be aired on the 24th of September ... Read more...

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‘Kaun Banega Crorepati’ mock ramp to tour 22 cities (With Images)


July 30th, 2011 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 29 (IANS) Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who is set to host the fifth edition of the reality game show "Kaun Banega Crorepati" (KBC), Friday flagged off a ... Read more...

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Former judge Shivaraj Patil new Karnataka Lokayukta


July 26th, 2011 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 26 (IANS) Former Supreme Court judge Shivaraj Virupanna Patil will be the new Karnataka Lokayukta (ombudsman), official sources said Tuesday.He will take over from N. Santosh Hegde who ... Read more...

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Soccer craze in Kolkata just like EPL, says Darby


July 26th, 2011 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 25 (IANS) Mohun Bagan's new soccer chief coach Steve Darby, who is set to take over reins of the club from July 27, Monday compared the soccer craze ... Read more...

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Rebekah Brooks appears before the British Parliamentary Committee


July 20th, 2011 - 12:49 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former CEO of News International Rebakah Brooks has appeared before the British Parliamentary Culture committee to answer questions on the infamous phone hacking scandal. Brooks is taking ... Read more...

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Australian Darby appointed Mohun Bagan’s chief football coach


July 19th, 2011 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 19 (IANS) Australian Stephen David Darby has been appointed Mohun Bagan's chief football coach for the 2011-12 season, the club announced Tuesday.Better known as Steve Darby, he obtained ... Read more...

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A film is no more a family outing: Dharmendra (Interview)


July 13th, 2011 - 9:45 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) He has nearly 250 films to his credit, has dabbled in politics and, at the age of 75, is donning a new role. Dharmendra, ... Read more...

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Bhojpuri, Bengali versions of ‘…To Be A Millionaire’ start Monday


June 3rd, 2011 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) Cricketer Sourav Ganguly will be seen in the hot seat as the host of "Ke Hobey Banglar Kotipoti", the Bengali version of the popular international ... Read more...

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Shatrughan Sinha to host Bhojpuri KBC, Sonakshi on hot seat


May 1st, 2011 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 1 (IANS) Shatrughan Sinha is set to host the Bhojpuri edition of popular quiz show "Kaun Banega Crorepati" (KBC), and daughter Sonakshi Sinha will be one of ... Read more...

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Jennifer Lopez: To Retain Own Flavor In American Idol 10 As One Of The Judges


January 27th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Jennifer Lopez who is on the go to judge the season 10 of the American Idol is one of those judges on the hot seat who is being awaited by ... Read more...

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UN to grill Australia on human rights


January 25th, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Geneva, Jan.25 (ANI): Australian officials will appear before the UN's Human Rights Council in Geneva on Thursday for what's known as a universal periodic review (UPR).All of the UN's 192 member countries ... Read more...

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Omar Abdullah begins third year - after months of turmoil


January 5th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
By F. Ahmed Srinagar, Jan 5 (IANS) Omar Abdullah, the country's youngest chief minister, Wednesday began his third year at the helm in Jammu and Kashmir after two tumultuous years.It is doubtful ... Read more...

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KBC Contestant Prashant Batar Aims To Be In Bigg Boss 5


December 9th, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
We can term him lucky as well as unlucky at the same time! It is because he got unlucky by losing the huge amount of 1 crore and settled with only ... Read more...

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Amitabh Bachchan: Why Did He Bar AB Baby From Participating In KBC 4?


December 2nd, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
However, as is the rule these days, most movies that release, come on reality shows on the various channels to promote their films. The main cast along with the director generally ... Read more...

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Anil Kapoor Ditches Tom Cruise For Amitabh Bachchan!


November 25th, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 25, 2010 (Showbiz PR Wire): It's common knowledge that Anil Kapoor is B-town's biggest export to Hollywood. He is now starring in the fourth installment of the iconic movie series 'Mission Impossible ... Read more...

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Anil Kapoor gives preference to KBC over MI4


November 24th, 2010 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Anil Kapoor can't get over his roots - so much so that he took time off from the shooting of "Mission: Impossible 4" with Tom Cruise ... Read more...

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