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Olympics: first medal in, hopes alive in badminton and tennis (Overall India Roundup)


July 31st, 2012 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) Rifle shooter Gagan Narang opened the medal count for India at the London Olympics by winning a bronze here Monday, and hopes for more laurels ... Read more...

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Indian stars have marginal acceptance abroad: Gulshan


July 8th, 2012 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Gulshan Grover, who has worked in international movies, says that the acceptability of Indian movies and actors abroad is bare minimum."Acceptability of Indian stars and ... Read more...

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Point to prove for Indian stars at Wimbledon


June 24th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 24 (IANS) The bickering trio of Leander Paes, Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna will have a point to prove when the Wimbledon Championships start here Monday.Seeded fourth, ... Read more...

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Gloves off in Paes-Bhupathi battle


June 15th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 15 (IANS) Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi are undoubtedly two of the best doubles players on the planet but unfortunately not the best of partners any more ... Read more...

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Promising domestic players are excelling in IPL


May 5th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) Players like Parvinder Awana (Kings XI Punjab), Shahbaz Nadeem (Delhi Daredevils), Debabrata Das (Kolkata Knight Riders) and Mandeep Singh (Kings XI Punjab) have done reasonably ... Read more...

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Randhawa to make 200th Asian Tour appearance at Panasonic Open


March 14th, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) Former Asian Tour number one Jyoti Randhawa of India will celebrate a milestone 200th Asian Tour appearance when he joins 25 other champions at the ... Read more...

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Exhibition game in Kolkata involving Pele postponed


January 16th, 2012 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 15 (IANS) Kolkatans would have to wait longer for a date with the likes of Brazilian soccer legends Pele, Cafu and Roberto Carols, with a Jan 23 exhibition ... Read more...

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No Indian shows, so Pakistanis shun official TV channel


December 20th, 2011 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 20 (IANS) Pakistan's official TV channel's ratings have gone down as it cannot telecast Indian shows and news regarding Indian filmstars, admitted a top official.PTV managing director Yousuf ... Read more...

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Chettri disappointed, Rangers to monitor Indian strikers


December 2nd, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) India striker Sunil Chettri was disappointed after trials with Scottish football giants Rangers and said he and compatriot Jeje Lalapeklua hardly got an opportunity to ... Read more...

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Indian actors a recognizable force overseas: Big B


September 12th, 2011 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who is set to make his Hollywood debut with Baz Luhrmann's "The Great Gatsby", says larger numbers of the global population ... Read more...

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South Indian stars support Anna’s agitation


August 18th, 2011 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 18 (IANS) Well-known south Indian film personalities have thrown their weight behind Anna Hazare's demand for a strong anti-corruption bill, with actor Nagarjuna urging the people to ... Read more...

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Three former Pakistan captains sign-up with World Series of Hockey


August 17th, 2011 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Three former captains are among the eight Pakistani players who have signed up for the controversial World Series of Hockey, which is being promoted by ... Read more...

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Crazy fans scare Boman (IIFA Diary)


June 24th, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Brampton, June 24 (IANS) Calm, composed and comical, Boman Irani is scared after seeing the fanatical Bollywood fans here.The actor, who will host the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards ... Read more...

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Pakistan golf officials want India to revive Kirlosker Trophy


June 23rd, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, June 23 (IANS) The Pakistan Golf Federation (PGF) is trying to persuade the Indian Golf Union (IGU) to revive the prestigious Kirlosker Trophy - a tournament featuring leading golfers ... Read more...

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Players’ choice to play for country or club: Kapil Dev


May 29th, 2011 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 29 (IANS) Cricket legend Kapil Dev said Sunday that it was entirely up to the cricketers to decide whether they want to play for their country or ... Read more...

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Rahat Ali’s arrest in India ‘conspiracy against Pakistani artistes’, claims Pak MPA


February 19th, 2011 - 11:23 am ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 19(ANI): Commenting on Pakistani singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan's detention issue, MPA Zobia Rubab Malik has said that Pakistan expresses love towards Indian stars but gets only hatred in return.Zobia ... Read more...

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Indian stars enthral Pakistanis at Lahore peace fest


February 14th, 2011 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 14 (IANS) Singing and dancing to the poetry of eminent Pakistani poet Faiz Ahmad Faiz, Bollywood stars Shabana Azmi and Ila Arun enthralled the crowd at the two-day Faiz Peace ... Read more...

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Top Indian stars look to a great start at Avantha Masters


February 13th, 2011 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Feb 13 (IANS) Indian golfers, a big force to reckon with on their home soil, will be the strongest contenders as the 1.8 million euros ($2.3 million) Avantha Masters takes off ... Read more...

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Indian stars in Pakistan for Faiz’s birth anniversary


February 11th, 2011 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 11 (IANS) The well known Indian film industry couple of Shabana Azmi and Javed Akhtar arrived in Pakistan through Wagah border checkpost Friday to participate in the subcontinent's eminent poet ... Read more...

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Cricket set to go capitalist, but may lack in substance: Roebuck


February 9th, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb.9 (ANI): At first sight, the 2011-12-cricket season might appear similar to its immediate predecessors. New Zealand and India will tour, playing Test matches and one-day internationals. Sri Lanka is also ... Read more...

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Zandu Balm Unites Jr NTR And Suriya With Munni


December 14th, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Zandu balm has done the magic, which many big filmmakers could not do! It has brought together Tamil superstar Suriya and Telugu star Junior NTR on the same screen along ... Read more...

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Coach Fleming inks fresh three-year deal with Chennai Super Kings


October 29th, 2010 - 11:51 am ICT by ANI
Wellington/Chennai, Oct. 29 (ANI): Former New Zealand cricket captain and current coach of the Indian Premier League franchise Chennai Super Kings Stephen Fleming has inked a fresh three-year coaching deal with them.Fleming ... Read more...

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Toronto to miss Rani, Priyanka this year


September 10th, 2010 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Sep 10 (IANS) With no masala Bollywood movies on offer at the Toronto International Film Festival, this Canadian city will surely miss Indian stars like Rani Mukerji and Priyanka Chopra, ... Read more...

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Shows for Indian artists in Pakistan not easy: Rahat Khan


July 16th, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Ruchika Kher Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) Pakistani singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, who has found immense fame in India, says it is difficult to organise shows for Indian artists in his country ... Read more...

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Now Hrithik to enter Madame Tussauds


July 8th, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 8 (IANS) Heartthrob Hrithik Roshan is the next Bollywood celebrity to have his wax statue installed in the famous Madame Tussauds wax museum in London. After Amitabh Bachchan, Salman Khan, ... Read more...

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Danish Band MLTR’s Has Bollywood Dreams!


June 21st, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 21, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The Danish soft rock band "Michael Learns to Rock' (MLTR) is now in India to promote its album "Eternity'. They are touring three Indian cities Delhi, ... Read more...

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Premiere of ‘Virsa’: An Indo-Pak co-production


May 6th, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 6 (ANI): In a first of its kind, several Indian stars attended the premiere of Virsa, a joint Indo-Pakistan Punjabi production that will be screened in Lahore today.The Punjabi movie ... Read more...

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Super Kings need to get right mix against Mumbai


April 5th, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 5 (IANS) The Chennai Super Kings play their toughest match when they meet leaders Mumbai Indians in a crucial Indian Premier League game here Tuesday. While the Super Kings, after ... Read more...

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Indian stars will be truly global soon: Shah Rukh Khan


April 5th, 2010 - 10:31 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 5 (IANS) With younger Indian filmmakers exposed to western cinema and western culture making different types of films, Indian stars will be truly global, "much sooner than anyone would ... Read more...

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I knew India and its clothes inside out: Bhanu Athaiya


February 23rd, 2010 - 9:53 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) The ever elegant Helen swaying to "Oh Haseena" in black and red, Meena Kumari draped in yards of silk exuding sensuality in "Sahib, Bibi ... Read more...

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Working with Indian stars has always excited me: Baz Luhrmann (Interview)


February 4th, 2010 - 9:23 am ICT by IANS
By Robin Bansal New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) Australian filmmaker Baz Luhrmann finds a reflection of Shakespeare's plays in Bollywood films and was so impressed with Indian stars and Hindi movies that ... Read more...

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Syed Modi badminton tournament to begin Tuesday


December 14th, 2009 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 14 (IANS) A host of international stars will compete in the Jaypee Cup Syed Modi International Grand Prix badminton, beginning here Tuesday. Top Indian stars, including Saina Nehwal and Chetan Anand, ... Read more...

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Mani Ratnam and wife to walk the ramp


November 19th, 2009 - 2:01 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Designer Sanjana Jon has now got something different up her sleeve for her show at the Chennai Fashion Week. She is getting filmmaker Mani Ratnam and his wife Suhasini to walk the ... Read more...

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‘Xtrme City’ about Mumbai mafia, families, romance: Paul Schrader (Interview)


October 31st, 2009 - 8:35 am ICT by IANS
By Robin Bansal New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) Hollywood screenplay writer-director Paul Schrader says "Xtrme City", his first Indian collaboration dealing with the Mumbai mafia and slums, is also about romance, families ... Read more...

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Swetha to sizzle with her glamour in ‘Kasko’


October 9th, 2009 - 5:34 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The bubbly Bengali girl Swetha Basu Prasad who made her debut with "Dil' Raju's "Kotha Bangaru Lokam' opposite Varun Sandesh earned fame in no time. Her second movie "Ride' opposite Taneesh also ... Read more...

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