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After Japan, Bihar’s ‘Super 30′ now wows South Korea

June 11th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 11 (IANS) After impressing the Japanese, Bihar's 'Super 30', a free coaching centre which helps children from under-privileged backgrounds gain entry to the prestigious IITs, has now ... Read more...

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Wives of African diplomats thank India, via charity (With images)

May 6th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) Bilateral bridges are often strengthened with acts of selfless giving and paying back to express gratitude. This is what wives of African heads of missions ... Read more...

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On cart: Economy, sports, food & drama (IANS books this week)

April 28th, 2012 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Exercise the intellect with an inspiring cache of books this weekend. Browse with IANS...1.Book: "The Blue Sweater"; Written by Jacqueline Novogratz; Published by Harper Collins-India; ... Read more...

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Story of an unsung hero from Uttarakhand (IANS Book Review)

April 25th, 2012 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
Book: "Johaar Kinkar: Babu Ram Singh"; Author: Gajendra Singh Pangti; Publisher: Dolka Innovations, New Delhi; Pages: 128; Price: Rs.150Nestled in the higher Himalayas, near the Milam glacier, is Johaar valley -- ... Read more...

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Big B signs Shirish Kunder’s ‘Common Man’

December 11th, 2011 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) After striking a chord with the 'aam aadmi' or common man of India with "Kaun Banega Crorepati 5", Amitabh Bachchan has now signed Shirish ... Read more...

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She fights genetic disorder with art (Feature)

September 24th, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) It is 11 a.m. on a breezy September morning. Meryl Sarah speedily moves her wheelchair towards her drawing room where several of her glass paintings ... Read more...

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Sully Speaks on ‘Miracle on the Hudson’s’ Second Anniversary

January 15th, 2011 - 1:55 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Jan 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Tomorrow will be the second anniversary of the miraculous landing of the US Airways aircraft which was bound for Charlotte, NC. The “Miracle on the Hudson” as it ... Read more...

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No rift between Rani and Vidya: Director

December 26th, 2010 - 9:14 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 26 (IANS) Dismissing rumours that the two leading ladies of his forthcoming film "No One Killed Jessica" were at loggerheads, filmmaker Rajkumar Gupta says Rani Mukerji and Vidya Balan ... Read more...

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Life! Camera Action…

October 19th, 2010 - 2:00 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 19, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):  “Life! Camera Action...” a feature film directed by Rohit Gupta is invited for screening and world premiere on November 14, 2010 in New York City at the ... Read more...

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Hilary Swank Puts Up An Amazing Performance In Conviction – Delude By Lose Direction

October 16th, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 16, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Conviction starring two times Oscar winner Hilary Swank has no problem portraying the role of Betty Anne, the sister of the murder convict. The real life ... Read more...

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Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan Uploads Their Snaps On Facebook

September 24th, 2010 - 7:17 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar, Sep 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Mark Zuckerberg's has been dating Priscilla Chan since 2005. However, all these days, he did not upload the snaps of his beau, and now when he ... Read more...

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Disney India to release ‘Do Dooni Char’ Oct 8

August 19th, 2010 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Walt Disney India announced Thursday that it would distribute Planman Motion Pictures' forthcoming movie "Do Dooni Chaar" starring Neetu and Rishi Kapoor in the domestic market from ... Read more...

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Oscar Winning Actress Patricia Neal Dies Aged 84

August 9th, 2010 - 8:01 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Knoxville, Aug 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Academy-award winning actress Patricia Neal passed away on Sunday after a long battle with lung cancer. The highly-acclaimed actress breathed her last in the presence ... Read more...

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Child star Rubina still in slum, but Marathi autobiography ready (With Images)

June 12th, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
By Quaid Najmi Mumbai, June 12 (IANS) Rubina Ali Qureshi, the little girl from a Mumbai slum who shot to stardom with the Oscar winning "Slumdog Millionaire", is set to release the ... Read more...

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‘Paan Singh…’ shows pitiful condition of Indian athletes: Director

May 29th, 2010 - 9:20 am ICT by IANS
By Robin Bansal New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) His long-awaited film "Paan Singh Tomar", about the soldier-turned-athlete who went on to become a bandit, is in its final stages and director Tigmanshu Dhulia ... Read more...

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Leonardo DiCaprio may star in Mel Gibson’s Vikings flick

December 15th, 2009 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, December 15 (ANI): Leonardo DiCaprio is reportedly set to star in Mel Gibson's directorial venture about Vikings.Graham King will produce the yet untitled period film."This will be an awe-inspiring story, ... Read more...

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Shabaash U can do it Hitesh!

November 16th, 2009 - 11:22 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Jackie Chan and Akshay Kumar are his idols and he claims to be a long race horse. Hitesh Agrawal, a boy from Surat, had come to Mumbai with dreams and determination to ... Read more...

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Biography salutes Karnataka braveheart (With Images)

July 9th, 2009 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 9 (IANS) She was only one year old when polio inflicted Malathi K Holla and she became wheelchair-bound for her entire life. But, that has not deterred her from becoming ... Read more...

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Discovery Channel to telecast film on Bihar’s Super 30

March 14th, 2009 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 14 (IANS) The success story of a Bihar-based coaching institute will be telecast by Discovery Channel this weekend, showing how its underprivileged and marginalised students make their way to India's ... Read more...

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Megan Mylan accepts best documentary short Oscar

February 23rd, 2009 - 11:45 am ICT by admin
Los Angeles, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) -- Megan Mylan accepted the best documentary short subject Oscar for her role in "Smile Pinki" during the 81st Academy Awards in Los Angeles. The acceptance speech ... Read more...

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Unfazed, Indian mission in Kabul to resume issuing visas

July 12th, 2008 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
By Manish Chand New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Unfazed by the deadly July 7 suicide attack outside its premises , the Indian mission in Kabul has swung into business as it resumes issuing ... Read more...

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Shamita Shetty shoots for film ‘Hari Puttar’ in Mumbai

June 10th, 2008 - 8:52 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, June 10 (ANI): Shilpa Shettys sister Shamita Shetty today shot the promotional music video for the film 'Hari Puttar -A Comedy of Terrors', with Zain Khan, a child artist in ... Read more...

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