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Supreme Court judgment on ‘Aarakshan’ historic: Big B


August 21st, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has expressed happiness over the Supreme Court's decision to lift ban on "Aarakshan" in Uttar Pradesh, calling it a "historic" decision ... Read more...

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Supreme Court lifts Uttar Pradesh ban on ‘Aarakshan’


August 19th, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday "quashed and set aside" the two-month ban imposed by the Uttar Pradesh government on the screening of filmmaker Prakash ... Read more...

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Apex Court seeks Uttar Pradesh’s reply on ‘Aarakshan’ (Lead)


August 16th, 2011 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday asked the Uttar Pradesh government to reply by Thursday to filmmaker Prakash Jha's petition seeking a stay of the state's ... Read more...

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Despite bans ‘Aarakshan’ earns Rs.25 crore in four days


August 16th, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Bans, protests and a long weekend may have affected the business of director Prakash Jha's new offering "Aarakshan", but despite all the problems, the ... Read more...

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Apex Court seeks Uttar Pradesh’s reply on “Aarakshan”


August 16th, 2011 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday asked the Uttar Pradesh government to file its reply by Thursday to filmmaker Prakash Jha's petition seeking stay of the ... Read more...

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Supreme Court to hear petition on ‘Aarakshan’ ban


August 12th, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday will hear a petition by filmmaker Prakash Jha seeking the lifting of the ban on his film "Aarakshan" in Punjab, ... Read more...

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Prakash Jha agrees to ‘appropriate cuts’ in ‘Aarakshan’ (Lead)


August 11th, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/Chandigarh, Aug 11 (IANS) A day ahead of the release of "Aarakshan", filmmaker Prakash Jha Thursday agreed to "appropriate" alterations in the multi-starrer dealing with the sensitive issue of ... Read more...

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Prakash Jha agrees to changes in ‘Aarakshan’


August 11th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) Filmmaker Prakash Jha has agreed to make "appropriate" alterations in his film "Aarakshan", themed on caste-based reservations, after facing protests from the Republican Party of ... Read more...

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Shabana condemns protests against ‘Aarakshan’


August 7th, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Veteran actress Shabana Azmi has condemned the protests against Prakash Jha's forthcoming film "Aarakshan" as "shameful"."Vandalism against 'Aakarshan' must be condemned in the strongest ... Read more...

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Why is everybody up in arms against my film: Prakash Jha (Second Lead)


August 7th, 2011 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 6 (IANS) Filmmaker Prakash Jha, whose Mumbai residence and office were ransacked by activists of Republican Party of India (RPI) Saturday, confirmed that nobody got hurt and ... Read more...

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RPI activists attacked my home, office: Prakash Jha (Lead, changing dateline)


August 6th, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 6 (IANS) Filmmaker Prakash Jha said activists of the Republican Party of India (RPI) attacked his home and office here Saturday to protest against the release of ... Read more...

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Prakash Jha’s office, home attacked for ‘Aarakshan’


August 6th, 2011 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Filmmaker Prakash Jha Saturday said his house and office in Mumbai were attacked by political activists who wished to obstruct the release of his ... Read more...

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Our prayers are with Soniaji: Amitabh Bachchan


August 6th, 2011 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan, on behalf of the cast and crew of forthcoming film "Aarakshan", Friday wished a speedy recovery to Congress president Sonia ... Read more...

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A ’school’ with Saif as music teacher, Big B as principal


July 29th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Here's your chance to study in a "school" where megastar Amitabh Bachchan will be the principal, and actors Saif Ali Khan, Manoj Bajpayee and ... Read more...

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‘Aarakshan’ anti-Dalit: RPI chief


July 24th, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 24 (IANS) Republican Party of India (RPI) chief Ramdas Athavale Sunday said his party will not let theatres in Maharashtra screen Prakash Jha's upcoming release "Aarakshan" if ... Read more...

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Pre-birthday surprises for Priyanka! (Movie Snippets)


July 4th, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Her 29th birthday is still a few days away, but actress Priyanka Chopra is already being pampered by her mother, who has already bought ... Read more...

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IGNOU spreads wings in Africa via tele-education


September 10th, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhulika Sonkar New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) The life of Francis Mbangwa, a Kenyan farmer in his late 20s, revolved around crops and fertiliser. He would eagerly wait for the harvest season, ... Read more...

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Nikhil Dwivedi’s dig at Indian education system (Movie Snippets)


July 11th, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Aamir Khan has done it in "Taare Zameen Par" and "3 Idiots". So has Shahid Kapoor in "Paathshaala" and now actor Nikhil Dwivedi will present his ... Read more...

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Foreign varsity, three other bills on education moved (Second Lead)


May 3rd, 2010 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) The Indian education system is set for a major overhaul, with four bills introduced in the Lok Sabha Monday that would pave the way for entry of ... Read more...

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African students favour India over Europe and US


May 2nd, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
By Lakshmi Krishnakumar New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) Ahmed Hussain, who hails from Sudan, feels completely at home as he pursues English at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) here. He is all praise for ... Read more...

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Macro view of Indian education system in ‘Paathshaala’ (IANS Preview)


April 12th, 2010 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) 'Commercialisation' and 'unethical practices' related to the education system in the country are some of the issues that director Milind Ukey's debut venture "Paathshaala", which releases ... Read more...

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Kapil Sibal arrives in New Zealand (Lead)


April 11th, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
By Amandeep Kaur Hamilton (New Zealand), April 11 (IANS) India's Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal arrived in New Zealand Sunday on a three-day visit aimed at strengthening bilateral cooperation in the ... Read more...

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Kapil Sibal on New Zealand visit


April 11th, 2010 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Amandeep Kaur Hamilton (New Zealand), April 11 (IANS) Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal arrived in New Zealand Sunday on a three-day visit aimed at strengthening bilateral cooperation in the education ... Read more...

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Shahid excited to relive early days, thanks ‘Paathshaala’


April 9th, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) Bollywood actor Shahid Kapoor is set to relive his childhood days with a visit to his school and an old house in Delhi where he lived ... Read more...

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‘Paathshaala’ is about the education system: Director (With Images)


April 6th, 2010 - 9:32 am ICT by IANS
By Ruchika Kher New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) "Paathshaala" director Milind Ukey is tired of people constantly comparing his film with Aamir Khan's "Taare Zameen Par" and says he is highlighting macro ... Read more...

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Shahid is draw for children’s film ‘Paathshala’


March 14th, 2010 - 8:52 am ICT by IANS
By Radhika Bhirani New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) Children's films without stars don't make it big at the box office and that's a prime reason why choreographer Ahmad Khan roped in Shahid ... Read more...

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Nana Patekar refuses to be payment for ‘Paathshaala’


February 2nd, 2010 - 7:13 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Feb 2, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Acclaimed actor Nana Patekar who has always been known for his socially awakening roles refused to accept any fee for "Paathshaala' and instead insisted that producer ... Read more...

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Paathshaala to hit theatres in April


January 21st, 2010 - 7:03 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The wait is finally over. The theatrical trailer of Eros International and Paperdoll Entertainment's Paathshaala opens on January 22 along with Veer.Amidst the current dismal situation of the Indian education system, ... Read more...

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‘3 Idiots’ grosses Rs.93 crore in opening weekend


December 28th, 2009 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) Once again Aamir Khan has hit the jackpot. His comedy-drama "3 Idiots" has scorched screens worldwide and raked in around Rs.93 crore (Rs.930 million/$20 million) in ... Read more...

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Distance education could address dearth of teachers: Sibal


November 19th, 2009 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Distance education, via cell phones and other technology geared to provide open access to education, could address the dearth of teachers plaguing the Indian education system, ... Read more...

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More Indians graduate in maths, science than in US, Japan


November 5th, 2009 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 5 (IANS) India's infrastructure on education may have a long way to go to reach global standards, but when it comes to the sheer number of students graduating in ... Read more...

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World’s first nose job may have been performed in India around 600 BC


October 30th, 2009 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 30 (ANI): India has laid claim to the world's first nose job, which according to scriptures, was conducted by Sushruta, who lived around 600 BC and is cited to have ... Read more...

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My role in ‘Paathshala’ is just about 30-40 minutes: Shahid Kapoor


October 29th, 2009 - 9:36 am ICT by IANS
By Joginder Tuteja Mumbai, Oct 29 (IANS) Shahid Kapoor's "Paathshala", which has been ready for the last one year, will finally hit screens next year and the actor says his role is ... Read more...

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Our education policy is hostile to sports: Gill


October 24th, 2009 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 23 (IANS) Union Minister for Sports and Youth Welfare M.S. Gill Friday said the Indian education system is not sports-oriented and it does not aim at churning out quality sportspersons. "In ... Read more...

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196 Indian languages endangered, experts to mull revival


October 21st, 2009 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Some 196 Indian languages are endangered, according to a recent Unesco study, and a worried lot of linguists, scholars and policy-makers are meeting in a two-day international ... Read more...

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