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Femina Miss India pageant enters 50th year


September 18th, 2012 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) The Femina Miss India beauty pageant Tuesday kickstarted the celebrations of its 50 years.The first Miss India Meher Castellino, was joined by other former Miss India ... Read more...

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‘Made in Pakistan Expo’ in Mumbai


August 30th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) An exhibition displaying Pakistan's finest textiles, marble, herbs and medicines, plastics and variety of dry fruits products -- Made in Pakistan Expo 2012 -- is being ... Read more...

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Now comes Azva, inspired by ’saath pheras’ ritual (With Images)


August 23rd, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 23 (IANS) The sacred seven vows taken at Indian wedding have inspired a new range of gold jewellery. Titled "Azva", it was unveiled by the World Gold Council ... Read more...

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Government considering amendments to boost SEZ


August 23rd, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 23 (IANS) The government is considering steps to ensure that SEZs remain attractive destinations for investment, Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma said Thursday.He admitted that SEZs had ... Read more...

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No more films for Sonali after ‘Once Upon…’


August 22nd, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) "Once Upon A Time In Mumbaai 2" may be Sonali Bendre's last film, if she has her way."Yes, I am doing a film. It's a ... Read more...

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Dia keeps up her commitment despite being ill


August 21st, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 21 (IANS) Actress-turned-producer Dia Mirza proved to be a true professional when she took to the ramp for a jewellery brand despite running high fever. It's all ... Read more...

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Abhay happy with response to ‘Chakravyuh’ first look


August 20th, 2012 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) The first look of Prakash Jha's "Chakravyuh" is out and Abhay Deol, who plays a naxalite in it, is happy with the response."I am just excited. ... Read more...

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Abhay happy with response to ‘Chakravyuh’ first look


August 20th, 2012 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) The first look of Prakash Jha's "Chakravyuh" is out and Abhay Deol, who plays a naxalite in it, is happy with the response."I am just excited. ... Read more...

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‘Delhi ought to have its own film setup’ (With Images)


July 20th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Director Hemant Gaba, who shot his internationally acclaimed "Shuttlecock Boys" here, feels that with increasing numbers of Delhiites entering the film line, it is high ... Read more...

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Court gives CBI papers linked to Abhishek Verma’s case


July 17th, 2012 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) Some documents which were purportedly sent to a special court here by an NGO over a corruption case related to Abhishek Verma, an accused in ... Read more...

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Off the beaten track, Indian travellers explore the uncharted (Lead)


June 7th, 2012 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Business/Lifestyle/Business By Rahul Vaishnavi New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) Rakesh Chaudhary, an adventure seeker had trekked through several dense jungles and deep valleys around the India but was wondering where to go next. ... Read more...

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Indian travellers go off beaten track, explore the uncharted


June 7th, 2012 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) Rakesh Chaudhary, an adventure seeker had trekked several dense jungles and deep valleys around the country but was running out of options for his next ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu gear up for Manipur Challenge in Santosh Trophy semis


May 25th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Cuttack, May 25 (IANS) Manipur, who are still to have an I-League club, will be looking to make their mark the National Football Championship for the Santosh Trophy when they ... Read more...

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I-League: Barreto scores in his swansong as Bagan blank Pune FC


May 6th, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 6 (IANS) Mohun Bagan beat Pune FC 2-0 in their concluding match of I-League football at the Salt Lake Stadium here Sunday, with Brazilian striker Jose Ramirez Barreto, ... Read more...

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Table toppers Daredevils and Knight Riders clash Monday (Preview)


May 6th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) Sparks are bound to fly at the Ferozeshah Kotla here Monday when table toppers Delhi Daredevils clash with second-placed Kolkata Knight Riders in the ... Read more...

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Foreign exposure pushes independent films in India (Feature)


May 6th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) If yours is a low- or medium-budget, independent movie project and it has travelled to prestigious international film jamborees, chances are ripe for a good ... Read more...

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Fiat to manage distribution of Indian subsidiary


May 2nd, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) To further develop its brand in India, international automobile major Fiat Wednesday said it will form a new company to handle distribution and service activities ... Read more...

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Delhi to get international poll institute


May 1st, 2012 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Expressing hope it would develop as a world class facility on poll management, Chief Election Commissioner of India S.Y. Quraishi Monday laid the foundation ... Read more...

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‘Sustainable tourism way to go in northeast’


April 27th, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Sustainable, niche and community-based tourism - and not that of the five-star or mass variety - is the way to go for realising the full ... Read more...

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SAARC poll bodies’ meet in Delhi from April 30


April 27th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) The Election Commission of India will host the third Conference of Heads of Election Management Bodies of SAARC Countries from April 30 to May 2 ... Read more...

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Emraan is USP of ‘Jannat 2′: Esha Gupta


April 25th, 2012 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 25 (IANS) Model-turned-actress Esha Gupta, who is set to make her Bollywood debut with "Jannat 2", says her co-star Emraan Hashmi is one of the main attractions of ... Read more...

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I’ve said goodbye to direction: Mahesh Bhatt (Interview)


April 22nd, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 22 (IANS) In over three decades of his association with Bollywood, Mahesh Bhatt has delivered iconic films like "Arth", "Saaransh", "Dil Hai Ki Manta Nahin" and "Zakhm". But ... Read more...

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Jalandhar girl wins Femina Miss India World title


March 31st, 2012 - 2:05 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 31 (IANS) Jalandhar girl Vanya Mishra was Friday crowned Pantaloons Femina Miss India (PFMI) World 2012 title at a gala event here.She will represent India at the ... Read more...

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India to help Jordan set up poll panel


March 19th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) India, the world's largest democracy, has agreed to help Jordan set up an independent poll panel.This follows a request from Jordanian Prime Minister Awn Khasawneh ... Read more...

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EC withdraws request to make IIIDEM autonomous


March 18th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) The Election Commission (EC) has written to the prime minister withdrawing its proposal for creating an autonomous society for the India International Institute of Democracy ... Read more...

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Tale of mother-son relationship adjudged best Manipuri film


March 8th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 8 (IANS) A strong message about the mother-son relationship against the backdrop of insurgency and drug-ravaged Manipur has been adjudged the best feature film in Manipuri, as well ... Read more...

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Tihar business grows and grows!


January 31st, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) Tihar Jail here recorded a turnover of Rs.15.25 crore in 2011 from selling products made by prisoners, ranging from sweets and cookies to textiles and ... Read more...

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‘Fashion weeks just have entertainment value’ (With Image)


January 23rd, 2012 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) Expressing concern over the growing number of fashion weeks, designer Rahul Mishra, who is known for his contribution to Indian handlooms and has featured ... Read more...

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Dempo beat Chirag United 2-1 to extend lead at the top


January 14th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Goa, Jan 14 (IANS) Dempo Sports Club extended their lead at the top to four points after their 2-1 win against Chirag United Kerala at the Nehru Stadium in Fatorda ... Read more...

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Esha Gupta to shoot in New York for cosmetic brand? (With Images)


January 9th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Former Miss India International Esha Gupta, who is still to make her Bollywood debut with "Jannat 2", has reportedly bagged an endorsement deal with ... Read more...

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Brewing a national coffee culture: Delhi to host coffee fest


December 26th, 2011 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 26 (IANS) As changing lifestyles fuel a coffee culture beyond southern India, a three-day festival will be held for the first time in Delhi next month to boost ... Read more...

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Himachal woollens get good response at ITF


November 27th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Hand-knitted woollen products of Himachal Pradesh were much in demand during the India International Trade Fair (IITF) that concluded here Sunday, an official said.Woollens like ... Read more...

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AFSPA will be revoked one day: Farooq


November 25th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) The contentious Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) will be revoked "one day" from Jammu and Kashmir, former state chief minister and union minister ... Read more...

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Pakistani traders do brisk business at trade fair


November 21st, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Traditional cotton textiles with embroidery, aromatic spices and handicrafts are among a wide array of goods that have emerged as huge hits for the Pakistani ... Read more...

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Himachal to allow industries to get power from private project


November 19th, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government will allow private industrial houses in the state to procure electricity from other sources apart from the state-run electricity board, a ... Read more...

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