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‘Neethaane En Ponvasantham’ trailer notches half million YouTube hits


September 4th, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 3 (IANS) Within two days of its release, the trailer of Tamil film "Neethaane En Ponvasantham" Monday evening crossed half million hits on YouTube, breaking the record previously ... Read more...

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LG India ventures into business to business segment


June 7th, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) LG Electronics India, a subsidiary of South Koran electronics major, Tuesday ventured into the business to business (B2B) segment in the Indian market with the ... Read more...

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FOX History & Entertainment gets a new name


May 16th, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) FOX History & Entertainment has been renamed FOX History & Traveller and now the focus of the English infotainment channel will be travel-based content. "Travel ... Read more...

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Global infotainment wrecking our sense of self-worth


February 18th, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 18 (IANS) Ten years ago, young people aspired to become lawyers and doctors. Now they yearn to achieve the celebrity of Mark Zuckerberg or Oprah Winfrey - and these ... Read more...

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Global celebrity culture fuelling ‘fear of insignificance’ warns psychologist


February 16th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 16 (ANI): A university psychologist has warned that the global celebrity culture is adding fuel to the "fear of insignificance" by undermining one's self-image and sense of self-worth.Dr Carlo Strenger ... Read more...

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‘Ko’ Has An Innovative Music Launch


January 28th, 2011 - 9:29 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
rocked on the dais. The special invitees were enthralled watching the power-packed performance of playback singers while Karthika and Piyaa happened to be center of attraction with their dances.Ko ... Read more...

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Animation sector yet to get support, rues industry


October 28th, 2010 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 28 (IANS) The animation industry in India has been termed the sunrise sector for nearly a decade but little has been done for it, said speakers at a conference on ... Read more...

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Gowtham Menon’s Nadunisi Naigal is ready


September 21st, 2010 - 10:45 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 21, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Gowtham Menon's directorial venture has been prodigiously successful as the filmmaker has gained global recognition for his groundbreaking Tamil films. His previous release Vinnaithaandi Varuvaaya was ... Read more...

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Essay competition on city history for schoolkids


July 29th, 2010 - 1:34 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) In a bid to encourage interest in history among children, Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (INTACH) and Fox History and Entertainment have launched ... Read more...

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K.V. Anand Completes Ko


July 28th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 28, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Cinematographer K.V. Anand made his directorial debut with Kana Kanden and later shot to fame with his magnum opus Ayan starring Surya in lead role. ... Read more...

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Gowtham Menon Kick-Starts Hindi VTV


July 28th, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 28, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Winning critical acclaims in both Tamil and Telugu, the best romantic entertainer of 2009 Vinnaithandi Varuvaaya will now have its way into Bollywood.Filmmaker Gowtham Vasudev ... Read more...

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Vinnaithandi Varuvaaya gets ‘U/A’ certificate


February 11th, 2010 - 8:44 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Feb 11, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Gowtham Menon's "Vinnaithandi Varuvaaya' has been making headlines in tinsel town from a very long time and is now set for release on February 26.The film ... Read more...

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CII launches toll free helpline on HIV/AIDS


November 20th, 2009 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) In a bid to spread awareness on HIV/AIDS, the Confederation of Indian Industriy (CII) Friday announced the launch of a toll free helpline in four languages. Making the ... Read more...

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First Look:Vinnaithandi Varuvaaya


July 17th, 2009 - 2:38 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Vinnaithandi Varuvaaya – Splendid love story on the make Banner- Escape Artists Motion Pictures, R.S. Infotainment Production- Madan, Ganesh, Kumar and Jayaraman Direction- Gowtham Menon Star-casts- Silambarasan, Trisha, Pranav and others. ... Read more...

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Mamata promises better hygiene on trains


July 3rd, 2009 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 3 (ANI): The Indian Railways will introduce several new facilities on the trains to improve the cleanliness in trains and also to make the journey more comfortable for ... Read more...

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Anil Ambani firm ventures into animation education


June 3rd, 2009 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 3 (IANS) The Anil Ambani group has forayed into animation education by launching the Big Animation Infotainment and Media School or Big Aims, a training institute in Pune. "Big Aims ... Read more...

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UTV’s broadcast arm bags Promax BDA awards


May 31st, 2008 - 8:35 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, May 31 (IANS) UTV Global Broadcasting (UGBL), the broadcast arm of UTV Group, has bagged three gold honours at the Promax BDA Awards 2008. UGBL's three-month-old World Movies channel received the ... Read more...

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Saas-bahu soaps losing out to intelligent reality TV


May 30th, 2008 - 11:45 am ICT by admin
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) Primetime "saas-bahu" family soap operas are gradually losing out to meaningful infotainment on Indian television, with young viewers in particular switching allegiance to intellectually stimulating ... Read more...

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