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I want to learn more about Indian culture: Halle Berry (With Image)


September 8th, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Hollywood actress Halle Berry, who is draped in a bright red sari in her upcoming film "Cloud Atlas", says she is fascinated with Indian culture ... Read more...

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Foreigners croon Indian ragas, regale crowds


August 24th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 24 (IANS) Bada khyaal, chota khyaal, kathak, bharatanatyam teen taal on tabla and Raag Malkaus -- pure Indian classical music and dance forms.Music, however, knows no barriers and ... Read more...

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Kailash Kher to perform at OzAsia Festival


August 9th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) After wowing fans in Pakistan, popular singer Kailash Kher is ready to entertain music lovers in Australia. He will perform at the OzAsia Festival in ... Read more...

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Youth ready to watch people like me on TV: Sunny Leone


August 9th, 2012 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 9 (IANS) She has no regrets for what she does, and knows her work as a porn star goes against Indian culture. But Sunny Leone says its ... Read more...

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Muthalik will be arrested if he enters Goa: Parrikar (Lead)


July 18th, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 18 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's Goa government will arrest Sri Ram Sene supremo Pramod Muthalik if he comes to Goa, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said Wednesday.Parrikar ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Action against those inviting Muthalik to Goa: CM


July 18th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 18 (IANS) The Goa government would act sternly against "certain" people from Goa who were inviting Sri Ram Sene supremo Pramod Muthalik to set shop in Goa, the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Indian comedian makes Pakistanis laugh


July 18th, 2012 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 18 (IANS) Indian stand-up comedian Sanjay Rajoura's performance was well-received in Karachi where he discussed striking a friendship with female students to India's obsession with Sachin Tendulkar.The ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Discover India with Oprah Winfrey in two-part series


July 11th, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Oprah Winfrey went to the slums, visited the Taj Mahal, socialised with Bollywood's gliteratti and explored real India on her maiden visit to the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Exhibition in London to showcase Indian culture, goods


July 11th, 2012 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Marketing services agency Impact Marketing Services will organise a three-day entertainment and shopping extravaganza in London that will feature top Bollywood artists and showcase Indian ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Goa CM dismisses Sri Ram Sene chief as inconsequential


June 27th, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 27 (IANS) Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar Tuesday aggressively reiterated his commitment against the Karnataka based Hindu group Sri Rama Sene (SRS), calling its leader Pramod Muthalik "altu-faltu" ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

BJP backs Ramdev’s movement


June 4th, 2012 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday backed Baba Ramdev's movement against black money, with the yoga guru meeting party president Nitin Gadkari at his ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Animated films have a good future here: Jaaved Jafferi


May 24th, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 24 (IANS) Actor Jaaved Jafferi, who attended the special screening of animated movie "Arjun: The Warrior Prince", says he sees no reason why animated films cannot work in ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

IPL attracts visiting overseas Indian youth


May 3rd, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) Over 30 overseas youth of Indian origin are on a three-week visit here to know about their parents' and grandparents' homeland, and the Indian Premier ... Read more...

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Ignore Ramdev’s rants: Congress


May 3rd, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) Describing yoga guru Baba Ramdev's controversial jibe at MPs as against Indian culture, the Congress Thursday appealed to the media to ignore such persons."Such remarks ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Three cheers for Indian culture, say IPL’s foreign cheerleaders


April 12th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) Back home, they are bankers, school teachers or dancers. But many young women have come to India from foreign shores like Ukraine, Russia, Belgium ... Read more...

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Manmohan, Sonia to attend cultural event


April 10th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 10 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi will Friday attend the inaugural of the silver jubilee celebrations of zonal cultural centres in India ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Tax on gold amounts to taxing culture: Congress MP


April 4th, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 4 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee's move to tax gold has come in for criticism from Goa's Congress MP Shantaram Naik, who has said that a tax ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Delighted to see filmmakers reviving Bengali culture: Rituparna


March 31st, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) Bengali actress Rituparna Sengupta says cinema is evolving with filmmakers focusing more on content and revisiting various culture. She applauds Vidya Balan-starrer "Kahaani" for ... Read more...

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Designer Gaurav Gupta to showcase at Alchemy


March 18th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) Designer Gaurav Gupta, who has completed six years in the fashion industry, is excited about showing his collection at the Alchemy in London.Alchemy, a ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Test cricket is pretty tough for India: Chappell


March 7th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, March 7 (IANS) Former India coach Greg Chappell mocked the Indian team saying they are not fit for Test cricket. The former Australian captain went a step ahead ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

‘Chak De!’ girl Seema Azmi now TV show narrator (With Images)


February 26th, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 26 (IANS) Her family was against her joining showbiz, but Delhi girl Seema Azmi is determined to carve a niche. After playing hockey player Rani Dispotta from ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Criminal acts in privacy not immune, court told


February 22nd, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) The Delhi Commission for Protection of Child Rights(DCPCR) Wednesday told the Supreme Court that the right to privacy does not confer any right on consenting ... Read more...

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An India-US link in Bharatanatyam’s journey


February 22nd, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) The kinship was quaint, spanning two continents and cultures. And yet American percussionist and Carnatic musician Douglas M. Knight jr. is one of the most ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

For Vidya, Urdu literature means Gulzar


February 17th, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 17 (IANS) Vidya Balan admits to be in complete awe of Gulzar and says he is intstrumental in introducing her to Urdu literature."My introduction to Urdu literature ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Moral brigades not to play spoilsport on Valentine’s Day (Lead)


February 12th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) This Valentine's Day, couples can snuggle up on park benches and corners unhassled as the moral brigades have decided not to play spoilsport by targetting ... Read more...

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Moral brigades to keep off this Valentine’s Day


February 12th, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) This Valentine's Day, couples can snuggle up on park benches and corners unhassled. Moral brigades who crack down on love-struck couples on Valentine's have no ... Read more...

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Sab TV’s new show focuses on Indian value system


February 9th, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) Sab TV, known for making comedy shows, is now coming up with a new daily soap "I Love My India" which will show what happens ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Always wanted to experience Indian culture, history: Schwarzenegger


February 2nd, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) Hollywood action star Arnold Schwarzenegger always wanted to experience the culture and heritage of India and says he is feeling great to be in ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Government, UPSC get notices on new exam pattern


February 1st, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notices to the government and the UPSC on a petition challenging the new pattern for an English paper in ... Read more...

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India losing music genres due to Bollywood: Shubha Mudgal (Interview)


January 27th, 2012 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) Shubha Mudgal has nothing against Bollywood, but the veteran singer with deep roots in Hindustani classical says if everyone keeps running after creating masala songs ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

‘India needs to modernise strategic culture’


January 20th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) India needs to develop its unique vocabulary and doctrines, drawing from its long tradition of strategic culture, if it is to deal with the issues ... Read more...

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Bayern are here for serious business, says coach Jupp Heynckes


January 9th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Bayern Munich are down to serious business and coach Jupp Heynckes Monday warned India to be ready for some hammering during Tuesday's international friendly, ... Read more...

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NRI family drama coming on tube


January 5th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) What happens when an NRI family is forced to come back to India -- that's the plot of Sab TV's forthcoming show "I Love My ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Slovenia invites Indian investments and tourists


December 27th, 2011 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 27 (IANS) In order to increase the bilateral trade with India, the southern European country of Slovenia is inviting investments in its auto sector while its engineering companies ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Indian jailed in Italy for killing son


December 23rd, 2011 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Dec 22 (IANS/AKI) An Indian immigrant was jailed Thursday after a Rome appeals court upheld a 15-year-four-month sentence he received for killing his son because he did not respect ... Read more...

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