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Emraan finds journalist’s life tough


March 16th, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 16 (IANS) Actor Emraan Hashmi, who will play an investigative journalist in "Rush", says he finds a journo's life very tough.The film was started by Shamin Desai but ... Read more...

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Egyptian journo who posted ‘police torture videos’ arrested, but later released


February 5th, 2011 - 3:59 pm ICT by ANI
Cairo, Feb 5 (ANI): Wael Abbas, a well-known Egyptian journalist who had posted hundreds of terrifying videos of police abuse on the web, has claimed that he was arrested, but later released ... Read more...

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Egyptian journo who posted ‘police torture videos’ in hiding fearing Mubarak retribution


February 4th, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
Cairo, Feb 4 (ANI): Wael Abbas, a well-known Egyptian journalist who had posted hundreds of terrifying videos of police abuse on the web, is reportedly 'playing hide and seek' with President Hosni ... Read more...

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Hurley blames Indian media for split


December 23rd, 2010 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 23 (IANS) Elizabeth Hurley is miffed. After losing out on both her Indian husband Arun Nayar and estranged beau Shane Warne, the model-actress has ranted her anger at the Indian ... Read more...

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Keith Richards attacks Swedish journo in Paris


November 12th, 2010 - 6:27 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov 12 (ANI): Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards allegedly attacked a Swedish journalist during an interview in Paris.Spinner reported that Richards was furious over Markus Larsson, a music critic, who ... Read more...

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Twitter comment on Ponting over blown: Warne


October 19th, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct. 19 (ANI): Former Australian leg-spinner Shane Warne has said that his Twitter-related criticism of captain Ricky Ponting has been over blown.It may be recalled, that last week, Warne, a prolific ... Read more...

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Green Jairam puts others in shade (Capital Buzz)


August 29th, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Does Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh's grip over the intricacies of his subject make bureaucrats feel overshadowed and underutilised? The ministry will need a replacement for its secretary, ... Read more...

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How an Indian journo’s story made Hollywood statement


July 19th, 2010 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) A reporter's despatch can make a serious Hollywood statement. And that was the case with Pulitzer prize-winning Indian journalist Geeta Anand, formerly associated with the ... Read more...

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Romit walks out of Thoda Hai.. press conference


June 3rd, 2010 - 8:18 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 3, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Thoda Hai Thode Ki Zaroorat Hai is the name of the show. And, it looks like Romit Raj was in the mood to make a thoda (little) ... Read more...

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Pragati, Ayub refuse journo’s silly request


April 6th, 2010 - 9:51 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 6, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Media makes stars or it's the former who can't survive without the latter. This is an unsolved debate but this relationship has always hinged on a "give ... Read more...

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A bitten minister fights shy of media (Capital Buzz)


March 28th, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) Once bitten, twice shy. With an aggressive media seizing on every word he says and scanning his tweets for a juicy story, the minister, who created ... Read more...

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Widow of journo killed in parliament attack gets TV job


December 13th, 2009 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) On the eighth anniversary of the terror attack on the Indian parliament, a television channel, Focus TV, has offered a job to the widow of a video ... Read more...

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Tharoor tweets on Kabul, beats others to it (Capital Buzz)


October 11th, 2009 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) Minister of State for External Affairs Shashi Tharoor appears to be putting bad publicity over his "cattle class" tweets far behind. He has now become the ... Read more...

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Congress MP Sudhakaran tweets in support of Tharoor


September 18th, 2009 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) While the Congress party says it would take "appropriate action" against Minister of State for External Affairs Shashi Tharoor for his "cattle class" travel remark, his fellow ... Read more...

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Tharoor apologises for ‘cattle class’ tweet, Congress not amused (Second Lead)


September 18th, 2009 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Notwithstanding Minister of State for External Affairs Shashi Tharoor's apology for his "cattle class" travel remark, the Congress Friday said it would take "appropriate action" against ... Read more...

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Tharoor tweets apology for ‘cattle class’ remarks (Lead)


September 18th, 2009 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Minister of State for External Affairs Shashi Tharoor has apologised for his "cattle class" travel remark, saying he was "sorry" for hurting any sentiments and that ... Read more...

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Tharoor says ’sorry’ for his ‘cattle class’ remarks


September 18th, 2009 - 2:23 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Reacting on the controversy over his "cattle class" remarks, Minister of State for External Affairs Shashi Tharoor Thursday night said he was "sorry" for hurting any sentiments ... Read more...

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When Crowe defeated journalist in cycling challenge


September 4th, 2009 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 4 (IANS) Infuriated by an Australian journalist's comments on his fitness regime and unhealthy habits, Hollywood actor Russell Crowe not only challenged the journo to a cycling duel but ... Read more...

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Reporting time for Kangana


September 2nd, 2009 - 3:13 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
In Mani Shankar's next film, Kangana Ranaut will be seen playing a journalist. This film will have her playing a top journo who works for a famous news channel. The role ... Read more...

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No more smoking for Sallu Miya!


August 4th, 2009 - 3:23 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Salman Khan in a recent press meet declared that he has quit smoking. The actor whose body was once admired by women and envied by men has now, got a lot ... Read more...

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Government seeking report on attack on Indian journo: Ravi


July 28th, 2009 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Expressing concern over reports of an Indian journalist being attacked in Australia, Overseas Indian Affairs Minister Vayalar Ravi said Monday that he was in touch with the ... Read more...

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99 Premiere held at PVR Phoenix


May 15th, 2009 - 7:17 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
The premiere of People Pictures' 99 was held at PVR Phoenix, on Thursday May 11th late evening. It was a well attended affair comprising of cast and crew of the film ... Read more...

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Ranbir lied to Deepika?


April 23rd, 2009 - 1:35 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
It seems the relationship between Bollywood's young heart throbs couple is going through tough times. But being the good actors that they are, they are not making it visible on their ... Read more...

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Preity Zinta angry with media


April 11th, 2009 - 5:38 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Bollywood diva Preity Zinta doesn't looks to be in a pretty mood and has lashed out at the media for spreading rumours about her so called break up with Ness Wadia.Preity ... Read more...

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Turkish TV journo blackens himself before presenting report on Obama


April 9th, 2009 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr.9 (ANI): A Turkish television reporter blackened himself before presenting a news item on President Barack Obama.He claimed he slapped on the Al Jolson face to show how much he ... Read more...

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Shiromani Akali Dal announces cash award for shoe-throwing journo


April 7th, 2009 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) Praising Delhi journalist Jarnail Singh for his "courage and bravery" in hurling a shoe at Home Minister P. Chidambaram during a press conference, Sikh political party ... Read more...

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Iraqi journo who threw shoes at Bush faces trial


February 9th, 2009 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, February 9 (ANI): Iraqi journalist Muntadhar al-Zeidi, 30, who threw his shoes at former U.S. President George W. Bush, faces trial next week for assaulting a foreign leader. Court spokesman ... Read more...

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Pak journo behind unearthing real face of politicians, judges gets death threats


December 25th, 2008 - 7:39 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec.25 (ANI): Ansar Abbasi, the journalist whose scoops unearthed the real face of politicians, judges and several top officers in Pakistan, is facing death threats now. Abbasi was warned through ... Read more...

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Zardari courageous enough to tread path on which politicians of old mould fear to walk: Kuldip Nayya


October 11th, 2008 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore , Oct 11 (ANI): A veteran Indian journalist has said that Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has found praise among the Indians over the past few months, especially after he ... Read more...

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Indian journo says we should not pin much hopes on Manmohan-Zardari meet


September 23rd, 2008 - 11:31 am ICT by ANI
By Naveen Kapoor Frankfurt, Sept 23 (ANI): India should not pin much hopes on Wednesdays meeting between Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh and Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari in New York on ... Read more...

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Tom Cruise, United Artists acquire rights to The Monster of Florence


September 6th, 2008 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 6 (ANI): American actor/director Tom Cruise and film studio United Artists have been able to obtain the rights to the serial-killer thriller The Monster of Florence.Cruise himself will possibly ... Read more...

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Dusty Springfield was gay, reveals new book


September 3rd, 2008 - 8:54 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sept 3 (ANI): Dusty Springfield kept her lesbianism under wraps by claiming that men were too daunted by her success to wed, according to a book about the singer.The ... Read more...

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Pak journo says US mediation may help break India, Pak logjam


July 2nd, 2008 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
London , July 2 (ANI): A senior Pakistani journalist based in London has said that US could act as an interlocutor between India and Pakistan , because the countries do not ... Read more...

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Osama is hiding in Wazirstan


May 7th, 2008 - 12:29 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 7 (ANI): If an American journalist is to be believed, Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden is hiding in Waziristan, somewhere near the city of Miram Shah.He also claimed ... Read more...

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Journo Naomi Campbell now wants to interview Castro and Sarkozy


January 9th, 2008 - 4:15 pm ICT by admin
Washington, January 9 (ANI): Having interviewed Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez for GQ magazine, supermodel-turned-journalist Naomi Campbell is now making her best efforts to land one-to-one talks with Cuban dictator Fidel Castro and ... Read more...

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