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Lift aluminium import duties, government urged


May 10th, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Federation of Indian Micro and Small and Medium Enterprises (FISME) Thursday called for immediate lifting of import duties on electrical-grade aluminium for speeding up power ... Read more...

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Over 100 Indian films shot in Thailand annually


August 20th, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 20 (IANS) Bollywood and ad filmmakers are making a beeline for Thailand with over 100 films being shot by Indian producers in the Southeast Asian nation annually, ... Read more...

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Locarno-Open Doors to highlight Indian films


July 18th, 2011 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Locarno, July 18 (IANS) The 64th Locarno Film Festival puts the spotlight on India this year and an interesting bouquet of films including Raj Kapoor's "Aag", Shyam Benegal's "Manthan" and ... Read more...

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Animation filmmaker Gitanjali Rao on Cannes’ Kodak Award Jury


April 30th, 2011 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 30 (IANS) Life has come a full and happy circle for Indian filmmaker Gitanjali Rao. While her animation short film "The Printed Rainbow" had won the Kodak Discovery ... Read more...

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Shah Rukh, Lara to perform at Muscat Festival


January 24th, 2011 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 24 (IANS) A slew of events including a fashion show, a cycle race, extreme sailing championship and food festivals are slated for the Muscat Festival which opens in the ... Read more...

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For Real Director Sona Jain Raised Fund Herself!


September 28th, 2010 - 5:52 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 28, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The recently released movie For Real is written, directed and produced by young lady Sona Jain, who has struggled a lot to raise fund to produce ... Read more...

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India can be food processing outsourcing hub: Sahai


August 31st, 2010 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) India could become a global outsourcing hub for food processing by 2012 to meet the world food demand, Minister for Food Processing Industries Subodh Kant Sahai said ... Read more...

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EU launches anti-subsidy probe against India


April 1st, 2010 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, April 1 (IANS) The European Commission said Thursday it has launched an anti-subsidy probe into imports of certain types of stainless steel bars from India. "It is alleged the producers of the ... Read more...

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Irrfan khan finally agrees to join Priyanka’s Harem


March 3rd, 2010 - 12:07 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
March 3 2010 (Sampurn Wire):While the West has just honoured his global contribution with a 3-page spread in Time magazine Irrfan Khan ... Read more...

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PAUL SCHRADER’S XTRME CITY ANNOUNCES FINANCING DEAL


October 9th, 2009 - 3:16 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Legendary screenwriter/director probes Mumbai underworld with innovative bi-cultural thriller.David Weisman's Vanishing Cinema LLC, in conjunction with Indian producers Mushtaq Shiekh and Anubhav Sinha, have announced a financing deal with Newport Beach ... Read more...

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Germany’s Indian film fest opens with ‘Luck By Chance’


July 14th, 2009 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Mehru Jaffer Stuttgart, July 14 (IANS) Zoya Akhtar's directorial debut "Luck by Chance" inaugurated Germany's only annual festival of Indian cinema here Tuesday amidst great fanfare.Zoya's director brother Farhan Akhter's ... Read more...

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‘Bollywood’s domination has harmed India’s regional cinema’


May 24th, 2009 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
By Saibal Chatterjee Cannes, May 24 (IANS) Indian cinema needs to change drastically in terms of both content and approach in order to play its rightful role in the world market, feels Jerome ... Read more...

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Global sales major Fortissimo snaps up India’s ‘Road, Movie’


May 15th, 2009 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Saibal Chatterjee Cannes, May 15 (IANS) In what represents a significant first for the Indian movie industry, leading international sales agent Fortissimo Films has picked up the global distribution rights of ... Read more...

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‘…Wonderful Afterlife’ takes me back to my Punjabi roots: Gurinder Chadha (Interview)


May 14th, 2009 - 9:18 am ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, May 14 (IANS) British-Indian filmmaker Gurinder Chadha is behind the camera once again for her next comedy "It's A Wonderful Afterlife" and says it's a film of ... Read more...

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Now Australian films head the India way too


April 27th, 2009 - 9:23 am ICT by IANS
By Arpana New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) International interest in India's Rs.100 billion ($2 billion) film industry is surging. After Hollywood giants, Australian filmmakers in search of innovative stories and financial partners ... Read more...

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Pirated DVDs of ‘Gulaal’ worth Rs.800,000 seized


March 19th, 2009 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 19 (IANS) Just a week after the release of Anurag Kashyap's film "Gulaal", a total of 2,926 pirated DVDs worth over Rs.800,000 were seized by the police here with the ... Read more...

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EU committee urges expediting free trade pact with India


March 5th, 2009 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, March 5 (IANS) The European Parliament's Trade Committee Thursday expressed its disappointment with the slow pace of negotiations between the European Union (EU) and India on a Free Trade Agreement (FTA), ... Read more...

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India, Australia for more air connectivity


November 6th, 2008 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 6 (IANS) India and Australia are planning to increase air connectivity by operating more direct flights between the two countries, but only after the global economic situation improves.This was ... Read more...

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Bollywood set to bail out cash strapped British film industry


October 23rd, 2008 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 23 (ANI): UK Film minister Barbara Follett has signed a bilateral co-production treaty with Bollywood.Follett met Bollywood actor Ajay Devgan and filmmaker Vipul Shah and declared the launch of ... Read more...

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Bollywood stars avoid South African fans, media during shoots


September 3rd, 2008 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Sep 3 (IANS) South Africa has become one of the favourite outdoor locations overseas for Bollywood and recently stars like Imran Khan and Vivek Oberoi have been flitting in and out ... Read more...

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Warner Bros sues Indian studio over ‘Harry Potter’ copyright


August 25th, 2008 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 25 (IANS) Hollywood studio Warner Bros are suing Indian producers in relation to a movie they believe infringes the copyright of the "Harry Potter" franchise.The Warner Bros have filed ... Read more...

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Australians want to say it with roses, from India


July 7th, 2008 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Neena Bhandari Sydney, July 7 (IANS) More and more Australians may soon be expressing their enduring love with roses from India as a delegation heads to Bangalore to facilitate a joint venture ... Read more...

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Desi pirates steal a billion from Bollywood


May 4th, 2008 - 1:52 pm ICT by admin
By Arun Kumar Washington, May 4 (IANS) Pirates are robbing Bollywood of a billion dollars in revenue annually in the US, says veteran Indian filmmaker Bobby Bedi, lamenting that "the face of the ... Read more...

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West wooing Bollywood like never before


March 18th, 2008 - 12:15 pm ICT by admin
By Jivraj Burman Mumbai, March 18 (IANS) Bollywood spells big money these days. The Western world's perception of the Hindi film industry has changed completely over the past decade. Today it recognises the ... Read more...

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