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Mallika big icon of sensuality: Vivek Oberoi


September 21st, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Actor Vivek Oberoi, who is paired opposite Mallika Sherawat in upcoming film "Kismat Love Paisa Dilli" (KLPD), says the bold actress is an icon for sensuality, ... Read more...

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Khar overshadows a seasoned Krishna (Islamabad diary)


September 9th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 9 (IANS) He is 80-plus and a seasoned politician and she is all of 34 years of age. But when it came to a face-off in front of ... Read more...

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Mary Kom gets Rs.2 lakh from Mamata, eyes Olympic gold at Rio


September 7th, 2012 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sept 7 (IANS) London Olympics bronze medal winning woman boxer M.C. Mary Kom Thursday received a a cash award of Rs 2 lakh from West Bengal Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Sridevi 15 times beautiful, better actress now: RGV (Movie Snippets)


August 16th, 2012 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma is so impressed with the trailer of "English Vinglish" that he is praising its lead actress Sridevi to the skies.Gauri ... Read more...

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‘English Vinglish’ inspired by my mom: Gauri Shinde (Lead)


August 14th, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 14 (IANS) Ad filmmaker Gauri Shinde is bringing the story of an Indian woman battling language problem in the US in her directorial debut "English Vinglish". She says ... Read more...

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After wrestlers, Mary Kom gets frenzied reception


August 14th, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) M.C. Mary Kom, the first Indian woman boxer to win an Olympic medal, was Tuesday morning accorded a rousing reception on arrival at the ... Read more...

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Balki jealous of wife Gauri


August 14th, 2012 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 14 (IANS) His directorial debut starred Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan, but still R. Balki is jealous of his wife Gauri Shinde for working with Sridevi and choosing ... Read more...

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India’s liberalisation through middle class eyes (Book Review)


August 13th, 2012 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Book: "The Liberals", Author: Hindol Sengupta; Publisher: Harper Collins India; Pages: 309; Price: Rs.350The middle class will decide the course of liberalisation in India which will become more micro-level in search ... Read more...

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Life comes a full circle for Mary Kom (Profile)


August 8th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) In a country where world champions are a rarity, five-time boxing world champion M.C. Mary Kom always had to shout for recognition. But all ... Read more...

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Glad to see Olympics medal tally increasing: Big B


August 7th, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 7 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has hailed Indian woman boxer Mary Kom's Olympics win and says he is glad to see India's medal tally increasing over the ... Read more...

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Item songs inspired Rohan Arora’s footwear line (With Images)


August 6th, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 6 (IANS) Designer Rohan Arora says he wanted to create a longer lasting impression on fashionistas and therefore based his footwear collection on Bollywood item songs.Arora Monday presented ... Read more...

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Olympics: Saina wins India’s third medal, Paes-Sania out (India Intro Roundup)


August 5th, 2012 - 2:40 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) Saina Nehwal etched her name in India's Olympic folklore by becoming the country's maiden badminton medallist and the second Indian woman ever on the podium after ... Read more...

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PM congratulates Saina


August 4th, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh congratulated Saina Nehwal on her winning the bronze medal in women's Badminton at the 2012 London Olympics, a statement from ... Read more...

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Superb Saina wins India’s third medal at London Olympics (India Round-up)


August 4th, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) Saina Nehwal etched her name in India's sporting history winning the country's maiden medal from badminton and becoming the second Indian woman to stand on the ... Read more...

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Olympics: Wang retires to hand Saina badminton bronze (Lead)


August 4th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) India's Saina Nehwal won women's singles bronze in badminton Saturday when her opponent Wang Xin of China broke down with a knee injury after taking ... Read more...

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Dongre’s tribute to Indian textiles at LFW (With Images)


July 28th, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 28 (IANS) Designer Anita Dongre is set to pay tribute to Indian textiles with a collection called "Urban Princess" at the forthcoming Lakme Fashion Week, which begins Aug ... Read more...

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Indian sportspersons have gone to London thinking of gold


July 25th, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Indian sportspersons no longer go to the Olympics thinking of the old dictum that participation matters, not winning. They have gone to London talking ... Read more...

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Fake interpreter turns up at Indian woman’s murder trial


July 21st, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 21 (IANS) The trial of a 37-year-old Punjabi woman, accused of killing her mother-in-law with a rolling pin, was stopped by the judge after the interpreter confessed half ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Mayookha’s coach yet to get clearance for London Games


July 21st, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode, July 21 (IANS) The coach of Mayookha Johny, India's star athlete who is competing at the London Olympics in triple jump, is yet to get clearance to accompany her ... Read more...

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Philips launches bodygroom product for men


July 20th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Philips India Friday launched Philips Bodygroom - BG2024, a body hair trimming and shaving gadget for men priced at Rs.2,495."Our research has shown that ... Read more...

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Indian woman kills mother-in-law in Britain, jailed


July 19th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 19 (IANS) An Indian-origin woman in Britain has been sentenced to 11 years in prison after she bludgeoned her mother-in-law to death with a rolling pin.Rajvinder Kaur, 37, ... Read more...

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World’s top archer Deepika is now manager at Tata Steel


July 14th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Jamshedpur, July 14 (IANS) World No.1 recurve archer Deepika Kumari has joined Tata Steel as a manager in the company's sports department.Many eminent sportspersons have been employed by Tata Steel ... Read more...

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Sania tears apart AITA, doesn’t spare Paes and Bhupathi (Lead)


June 27th, 2012 - 1:55 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Indian woman tennis star Sania Mirza ripped apart the All India Tennis Association (AITA) for using her as a bait to pacify warring Leander ... Read more...

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Indian jailed in Dubai for forcing woman into sex trade


June 25th, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, June 25 (IANS) A 20-year-old Indian has been sentenced to three years in jail in Dubai for luring a 31-year-old Indian woman to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Bangladeshi man arrested in Assam


June 16th, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 16 (IANS) A Bangladeshi national was arrested in this main Assam city for illegal stay in India since 1993 and employment in a courier company, police said ... Read more...

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Alleged Kolkata rapist sent to police custody


June 9th, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 9 (IANS) A city court Saturday remanded Mumtaz Khan, accused of raping a 26-year-old woman inside a taxi in the city, to police custody till June 21. Khan ... Read more...

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Woman raped inside moving taxi in Kolkata, attacker held


June 8th, 2012 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 8 (IANS) A 26-year-old woman was raped inside a taxi in the city, police said Friday, adding that the attacker has been arrested."The woman, a housewife, ... Read more...

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Bachendri Pal’s brother, 2 others scale Mt. Everest (With Images)


May 26th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) Three people, including a woman, from Jharkhand scaled the world's highest peak Mount Everest early Saturday, the company sponsoring the expedition said here. Among the three ... Read more...

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I like curvaceous Indian women: Vidya


May 24th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Size zero may be a fad, but actress Vidya Balan, who flaunted her curves unabashedly in "The Dirty Picture", says she is all for ... Read more...

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Indian woman hangs herself in UAE


May 19th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, May 19 (IANS) A 27-year-old woman from India's Kerala state allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself in Al Ain city in Abu Dhabi.Meera Mohan, from Kottayam, was living ... Read more...

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Girl child empowerment responsibility of cinema: Shabana


May 19th, 2012 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 19 (IANS) Acclaimed actress Shabana Azmi, who has always tried to portray a strong Indian woman on screen, says it is the responsibility of filmmakers to project ... Read more...

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Mamata rule disappoints many women (One year of Mamata Banerjee)


May 18th, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 18 (IANS) Many women saw themselves in her. Trinamool Congress firebrand Mamata Banerjee, always clad in a simple cotton sari and slippers, gave rise to huge ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Nigerian arrested with cocaine in Delhi


May 18th, 2012 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) A 32-year-old Nigerian was arrested for drug trafficking and cocaine worth over Rs. 1 crore seized from him, police said Thursday.Sunday Joseph was arrested Tuesday ... Read more...

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An ‘untouchable’ sarpanch, she touches many lives (Feature)


April 26th, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 26 (IANS) She was born into a community once considered untouchable in the Indian caste hierarchy and was married off at the age of nine. But 55-year-old Babai ... Read more...

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Women’s empowerment key to progress: Shabana Azmi


April 24th, 2012 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) The true measure of a country's progress is not just its gross domestic product, but its human development index in which the empowerment of women is ... Read more...

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