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Mahindra to sponsor Sri Lanka Premier League


August 8th, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 8 (IANS) Utility vehicle major Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M;) Wednesday announced its partnership with the Sri Lanka Premier League (SLPL) cricket tournament as their title sponsors.SLPL kicks off ... Read more...

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Of Indian women changing with globalisation and time (With Image)


July 22nd, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Sohana Badshah is a carefree rich "Bombay girl", who moves to London to study interior designing. She falls in love with Jagdish Sachdev, ... Read more...

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Finland’s Merimekko seeks Indian market with bold designs


June 17th, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, June 17 (IANS) Leading Finnish textile and clothing design company Merimekko is keen to enter the Indian market and make a splash with its bold colours and designs, ... Read more...

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Cobra creates Queen’s portrait using just beer and spices


May 29th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 29 (IANS) Cobra Beer has created a portrait of Queen Elizabeth II using just beer and spices to commemorate the British head of state's diamond jubilee celebration next ... Read more...

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Be choosy with the soundtrack of ‘Dangerous Ishhq’ (IANS Music Review)


April 28th, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Film: 'Dangerous Ishhq'; Music Director: Himesh Reshammiya; Lyricist: Sameer Anjaan and Shabbir Ahmed; Singers: Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, Tulsi Kumar, Himesh Reshammiya, Anweshaa, Amrita Kak, Shreya Ghoshal, Shahab Sabri; Rating: ***Himesh ... Read more...

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Dolly Ahluwalia had apprehensions over ‘Vicky Donor’ drinking act


April 28th, 2012 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 28 (IANS) She is Indian cinema's leading costume designers, but it is her harried, drinking mother act in "Vicky Donor" that made Dolly Ahluwalia a household name."Vicky ... Read more...

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Cobra beer to add froth at British queen’s diamond jubilee event


April 18th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 18 (IANS) Cobra Beer, run by Indian origin entrepreneur Lord Karan Bilimoria, has been chosen as the sole supplier of beer for British Queen Elizabeth II's diamond jubilee ... Read more...

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Cox does not remember ‘Friends’ episodes


April 8th, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 8 (IANS) Actress Courteney Cox says she is so absent-minded that she can hardly recall many episodes of "Friends", the show that made her a household name."My memory ... Read more...

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India is a profitable business opportunity, PM tells Korean CEOs (Lead)


March 26th, 2012 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
Seoul, March 26 (IANS) Investment from South Korea is a "priority" for India, visiting Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Monday, adding that the government was taking "proactive" steps to ... Read more...

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Korean brands are household names in India: PM


March 25th, 2012 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, March 25 (IANS) With some 300 South Korean companies having a presence in India and many of them a household name, Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Sunday ... Read more...

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Prince Harry to support injured servicemen


February 13th, 2012 - 3:10 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 13 (IANS) Prince Harry is to support a group of injured servicemen as they attempt to climb the world's highest peak, the Mount Everest."Walking With The Wounded has ... Read more...

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World Economic Forum calls for business innovation


January 26th, 2012 - 5:31 am ICT by IANS
Davos, Jan 26 (IANS) Participants at the annual World Economic Forum here Wednesday urged the companies to focus on innovation to remain in business.Companies failing to adapt themselves to new ... Read more...

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Confident Dhanush shoots for ‘Kolaveri Di’ song


January 4th, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) Southern star Dhanush, who has become a household name after his song "Kolaveri Di" went viral online, reveals that the cast and crew of the ... Read more...

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Tweets that made headlines (2011 In Retrospect)


December 28th, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) Some kicked up a storm, others brought good news, while some gave instant fame. Welcome to the world of Twitter, where messages flout every ... Read more...

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Lokpal bill finally in parliament, tough ride ahead (Roundup)


December 22nd, 2011 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) The government Thursday finally tabled in parliament the much-debated Lokpal bill to combat corruption, with the prime minister and most of the bureaucracy under ... Read more...

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Kelly Ripa still looking for a new co-host


December 7th, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Dec 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Kelly Ripa has been left without a permanent co-host after Regis Philbin announced his retirement. For the first time since 2001, Regis is left to host ... Read more...

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Patrice O’Neal dies from stroke complications


November 30th, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Stand-up comedian Patrice O’Neal has died from complications from stroke, his manager has revealed. O’Neal is famous for helping roast Charlie Sheen last September.O’Neal who ... Read more...

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Bengal journos pin Freida for naming ‘only one’ Bengali filmmaker great


November 26th, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 26 (IANS) A dazzling Freida Pinto Saturday had to parrya few feisty moments from Bengal film journalists who pinned the "Slumdog Millionaire" star for naming only one ... Read more...

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Changing with times, Hyderabad Industries goes green


October 23rd, 2011 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 23 (IANS) Hyderabad Industries Limited (HIL), a household name in asbestos cement roof sheeting, is transforming into a manufacturer of green building products and solutions provider in tune ... Read more...

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Where Indian cinema meets unconventional buyers


October 19th, 2011 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) India is one of the largest film producing nations in the world, but is yet to explore important markets like South Korea, Japan and Taiwan. ... Read more...

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Making Indian cinema big in global market


October 16th, 2011 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) The overseas market for Indian films is growing and will rise by about 20 percent in the next few years, say film industrialists from India ... Read more...

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Jagjit’s voice initially seen not suited for films: Lata


October 12th, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 12 (IANS) Lata Mangeshkar recalls how the voice of late singer Jagjit Singh was initially seen as not suited for film heroes but he later got popular in ... Read more...

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Maharashtra mourns Jagjit Singh’s death


October 10th, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 10 (IANS) Politicians in Maharashtra mourned the death of Jagjit Singh Monday, saying the ghazal maestro's absence will be felt by the music fraternity and millions of ... Read more...

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A great read on a great saint (IANS Book Review)


October 9th, 2011 - 9:58 am ICT by IANS
Book: "Paramhansa Yogananda: A Biography"; Author: Swami Kriyananda; Ananda Sangha Publications, pp 275, Rs.195India-born Paramhansa Yogananda became a household name in the spiritual world when he published his still best-selling "Autobiography ... Read more...

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Ban Indian films, demands Pakistan daily


October 7th, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 7 (IANS) A leading Pakistani newspaper Friday sought a ban on Indian films, warning this was the only way to help the local cinema "develop and thrive". The ... Read more...

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Pooja Bhatt set to launch Maldives singer


September 16th, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Bollywood actress-turned-filmmaker Pooja Bhat, who introduced Pakistani singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan in Bollywood with her 2004 movie "Paap", is now set to launch ... Read more...

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Vijayan targets Guinness record with multi-lingual album


September 11th, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 11 (IANS) Business honcho East Coast Vijayan, a household name in the Middle East and to all music lovers, is seeking to enter the Guinness World Records by ... Read more...

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Ex-Playmate gets 9 years for shooting at her husband


September 8th, 2011 - 6:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Sept 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 66-year-old former Playboy Playmate of the Year has been handed 9 years behind bars for shooting and wounding her husband. Victoria Rathgeb reportedly shot ... Read more...

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Hits or flops don’t determine my future: Naseer (Movie Snippets)


September 7th, 2011 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 7 (IANS) National award-winning actor Naseeruddin Shah, who has acted in over 70 films in his so far 35-year-long career, says he never worries about the fate of ... Read more...

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Bihar village in gloom as Anna supporter succumbs to burns


August 29th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 29 (IANS) A pall of gloom descended on Bihar's Sarfuddinpur village Monday after news of the death of its resident Dinesh Yadav, who set himself ablaze last ... Read more...

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Disbelief, praise and fear in Dinesh Yadav’s village


August 25th, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Sarfuddinpur (Bihar), Aug 25 (IANS) Some are still in disbelief, others praise him, but his family members fear for his life and their own future: Dinesh Yadav was the family's sole ... Read more...

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Shammi Kapoor’s unforgettable affair with Kashmir


August 16th, 2011 - 10:40 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 16 (IANS) Remember Shammi Kapoor singing "Yahoo" and sliding down snow-capped mountains or sitting in a shikara on Dal Lake and singing "Yeh chaand sa roshan chehra" to ... Read more...

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Son of Indian migrant to Ghana now retail chain magnate


August 14th, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, Aug 14 (IANS) Indian investment in Ghana goes way back to the time when it was a British colony with the name Gold Coast. A 14-year-old Indian who landed ... Read more...

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Freida Pinto dazzles on the red carpet of the premiere of ‘Rise of the Planet of the Apes’


July 29th, 2011 - 11:15 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Slumdog Millionaire actress Freida Pinto dazzled one and all at the red carpet premiere of her new movie ‘Rise of the Planet of the ... Read more...

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Adele reschedules her tour dates


June 24th, 2011 - 2:06 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, June 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Adele has announced the rescheduled dates for her previously cancelled tour in North America. The singer initially cancelled the planned tour because of laryngitis. The ... Read more...

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