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‘Dhoom 3′ first Bollywood film to release in IMAX


September 21st, 2012 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Yash Raj Films' (YRF) much-awaited "Dhoom 3" will be the first Bollywood film to be released in IMAX theatres, after being digitally re-mastered in the IMAX ... Read more...

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China to help Indian teachers learn Chinese


August 25th, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 25 (IANS) Teachers in India will now get to learn Chinese under an agreement reached between the Indian education board and China's overseas language institute.The Confucius Institute Headquarters ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Civil services English paper has experts’ nod, court told


August 22nd, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) Wednesday informed the Delhi High Court that it has introduced a new aptitude test paper on English in the ... Read more...

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India to help boost Nigeria’s air defences


May 17th, 2012 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Abuja, May 17 (IANS) India and Nigeria were collaborating to boost the West African country's air defences, Indian High Commissioner Mahesh Sachdev has said.Both countries had a long standing defence ... Read more...

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Yahoo! offers Malayalam content to internet users


March 1st, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) Yahoo! India and Malayala Manorama, the leading Malayalam language daily, Thursday announced a partnership to deliver premium digital content in Malayalam."The co-branded property malayalam.yahoo.com offers ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Yahoo! expands language base with launch of Bengali service


February 8th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Yahoo! India and Ananda Bazar Patrika (ABP) Wednesday announced a partnership to deliver premium digital content in Bengali to the Indian Internet audience.The co-branded property ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Spotlight turns on Indian language writing (With Image)


December 17th, 2011 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) The quest for a brand Indian literature and a new national link language sparked a thoughtful discourse at the inaugural session of 'Samanvay - the ... Read more...

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There’s no Indian language in art yet: Prokash Karmakar (With Images)


December 17th, 2011 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) Indian artists are yet to work on an Indian language in art, says Prokash Karmakar, one of Bengal's most formidable practitioners of contemporary art who, ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Wikipedia plans various initiatives in India


November 18th, 2011 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 18 (IANS) India would be the focus this year for Wikimedia Foundation, which runs the multilingual reference website Wikipedia, with plans for several initiatives to make knowledge more ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Mumbai to host first WikiConference in India


November 9th, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 9 (IANS) Aiming to tap the Indian community, the first WikiConference by the Wikimedia Foundation in this country will be hosted in Mumbai Nov 18, an official said.The ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Indian language literature goes to Frankfurt Book Fair


October 10th, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) In a first showcase of Indian indigenous writing, a literary panorama featuring works by over 30 language writers will be on display at the Frankfurt ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Applications key as tablets flood Indian market


August 25th, 2011 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) While the Indian market begins to get cluttered with a variety of tablets, the defining line will not be just the price factor but also ... Read more...

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World’s only Sanskrit daily turns 42 (Feature with images)


July 7th, 2011 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mysore, July 7 (IANS) Even as English and modern Indian language newspapers continue to flourish in the country, Sudharma, which claims to be the only Sanskrit newspaper in the world, ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Google can now translate five Indian languages


June 22nd, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 22 (IANS) Google has extended its translation services to five more Indian languages - Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Tamil and Telugu - besides Hindi potentially increasing its reach to ... Read more...

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A remote French Island reconnects with India


May 31st, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Guadeloupe (Caribbean Sea), May 31 (IANS) Tears flowed incessantly down dozens of cheeks as the Indian national anthem echoed for the first time in the history of this small island ... Read more...

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Once criticised, painter Tagore now aesthetic icon (With Images)


May 3rd, 2011 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) He has inspired generations of painters, yet Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore, who began to paint at the late age of 67, was dismissed by peers ... Read more...

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SAP to develop enterprise software in Hindi


April 14th, 2011 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 13 (IANS) Global software major SAP plans to develop and localise its enterprise applications in Hindi, the most widely-spoken Indian language, to enable its domestic customers leverage technology ... Read more...

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Govt. to take effective measures to fast track E-Governance: Sibal


April 4th, 2011 - 9:47 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 4 (ANI): Telecom and Information Technology Minister Kapil Sibal on Monday said that the government will take effective measures to fast track E-Governance and standardised implementation of the services. ... Read more...

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Hamid Ansari stresses on working of ‘three language formula’


March 29th, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 29 (ANI): Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari on Tuesday dwelt upon the working of the "three language formula" in the country.Addressing after releasing a book entitled 'Sahastra Varson ... Read more...

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Hues of India: History, drama, culture valour on bookshelf (IANS Books This Week)


March 3rd, 2011 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) The bookcase sweeps back on a time machine to history to unearth old classics, sensibilities, edgy stories, slices of history and supernatural. Soak in the ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

PM presents Jnanpith Award to O.N.V. Kurup


February 11th, 2011 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 11 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday handed over the prestigious Jnanpith Award to O.N.V. Kurup here."This award has established itself as the most prestigious literary award. The works ... Read more...

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First ‘Urdu Satellite’ channel launched in Hyderabad


January 26th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by ANI
By Omer TaherHyderabad, Jan 26 (ANI): After a long wait, the first international 'Urdu Satellite' channel was launched here on Wednesday by Khan Lateef Mohammed Khan, the Chairman of the "Munsif Group" ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Sunset of Indian music: artists on Bhimsen Joshi’s death


January 24th, 2011 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) "The sun has set on Indian classical music", "an irreparable loss" were how noted singers and artists reacted to Bharat Ratna Pandit Bhimsen Joshi's death Monday but ... Read more...

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‘Lata Mangeshkar’s music transcends boundaries’


January 23rd, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 23 (IANS) Describing singer Lata Mangeshkar as a "Vishwa Ratna", Maharashtra Governor K. Sankaranarayanan has said her soulful music transcends geographical and linguistic boundaries. "There is hardly any Indian language ... Read more...

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An eclectic mix, Jaipur Literature fest sees spirited start


January 21st, 2011 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee Jaipur, Jan 21 (IANS) J.M. Coetzee, Orhan Pamuk, Gulzar, Javed Akhtar, Junot Diaz, Martin Amis, Jay McInerney... amongst the literary stars who converged at the landscaped lawns of the ... Read more...

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Bhavana: Marriage Rumour Upsets Her


January 19th, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
South Indian actress Bhavana, who has acted in all four South Indian languages Kannada, Malayalam, Tamil and Telugu, is frustrated and upset these days and the reason is the false ... Read more...

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Neetu Chandra’s New Year Resolution!


December 28th, 2010 - 12:15 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Actress Neetu Chandra, who has acted in a few Tamil and Telugu films apart from Hindi films, is taking very careful step this time while taking New Year resolutions. She ... Read more...

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Meghna Raj Says She Gets Acting Tips From Her Parents Almost Every Day


December 23rd, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
in 2009, is now constantly signing movies one after another. The film became a Box Office hit and she started getting offers from other South Indian language films.Her last Tamil ... Read more...

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Priyadarshan excited after completing three decades in showbiz


November 25th, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 25 (IANS) Well-known filmmaker Priyadarshan is extremely delighted with the fact that he has survived in the film industry for three decades with a fair degree of success."Certainly, I ... Read more...

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No Bollywood for Freida Pinto


November 23rd, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 23 (IANS) "Slumdog Millionaire" star Freida Pinto has ruled out plans of starring in Bollywood films as she is interested in more real cinema rather than the song and ... Read more...

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P. Lal’s demise marks end of an era in publishing


November 17th, 2010 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Every year at the Kolkata Book Fair, a gaggle of literary eager-beavers scouting for a door to the literary world would clutch their maiden published volume of ... Read more...

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Raja, Pilot launch ‘Indian Language Technology Proliferation and Deployment Center’


November 12th, 2010 - 10:20 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.12 (ANI): Information Technology and Communication Minister A. Raja and Minister of State for Communications and IT Sachin Pilot launched the 'Indian Language Technology Proliferation and Deployment Center' (ILTP-DC) at ... Read more...

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Padmini Kolhapure To Star In A Malayalam Film


October 19th, 2010 - 6:39 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 19, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Veteran Bollywood actress Padmini Kolhapure, who was one of the leading actresses in the industry, is going to make her debut in Mollywood. The actress had ... Read more...

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Raguman Turns Superstar In Traffic


September 20th, 2010 - 10:39 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 20, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Malayalam actor Raguman, who became a style icon during his teens with the entire Generation 'Y' following him, is going to a superstar in his upcoming movie ... Read more...

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Bangalore to host first global Sanskrit book fair


September 20th, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 20 (IANS) The first World Sanskrit Book Fair will be held here in January next year. Scholars in the ancient Indian language from around 20 countries will interact with their Indian ... Read more...

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