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Shatrugan Sinha shifted from ICU to private room


July 20th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 20 (IANS) Actor-politician Shatrugan Sinha, who underwent bypass surgery on Monday, is recovering and has been shifted to a private room from the Intensive Care Unit (ICU).He ... Read more...

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Capital tales: Books get voices to reach more children


July 19th, 2012 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) It is 9 a.m. on a Saturday. A group of nearly 100 schoolchildren aged 5-16 waiting at the gates of the American Centre in the ... Read more...

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Shatrugan Sinha undergoes bypass surgery, recovering


July 18th, 2012 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) Veteran actor Shatrugan Sinha, who was hospitalised after a breathing problem, has undergone bypass surgery. His doctor says he is "on road to a speedy ... Read more...

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Criminal killed in gun battle with police in Haryana


July 4th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, July 4 (IANS) A hardcore criminal was killed Wednesday in a gun battle with police in Haryana, a police official said.Virender alias Kala from Mandi village in Haryana's Jind ... Read more...

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‘Fatso’ sweet, tangy, tender romantic comedy (Hindi Movie Review)


May 4th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Fatso"; Cast: Ranvir Shorey, Gul Panag, Purab Kohli and Neil Bhoopalam; Director: Rajat Kapoor; Rating:***Some fine actors, who know how to look at home even when placed in outlandish circumstances, ... Read more...

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Bollywood must treat women as heroes: ‘Kahaani’ writer Advaita Kala


April 26th, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) The film "Kahaani", for which she wrote the story, grossed Rs.54.55 crore. Advaita Kala, also considered a pioneer of India's chick lit genre, says women ... Read more...

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ICCR starts functioning from Bhopal regional centre


April 5th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, April 5 (IANS) The Indian Council of Cultural Relations (ICCR) started working officially from its brand new regional centre in Bhopal Thursday.Madhya Pradesh Culture and Public Relations Minister Laxmikant ... Read more...

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Three-day ballet festival opens at Kamani theatre


March 21st, 2012 - 1:32 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) A three-day festival of ballet dance opened at the Kamani theatre in the capital with performances by Manipuri guru Rajkumar Singhajit Singh and Maitreyee Pahari.The ... Read more...

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Document is best piece of evidence in proving facts: Court


March 9th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) A person can lie but not a document, observed a special Central Bureau of Investigation court while ruling that documents are the best piece of ... Read more...

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Indian avant garde art gets market tilt (Feature, With Images)


March 1st, 2012 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) Avant garde art, traditionally known to set aesthetic trends away from the commercial drill, is reinventing itself as cutting edge contemporary art with a tilt ... Read more...

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‘Kahaani’ to be adapted into novel


February 18th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) In times when several Bollywood filmmkaers are taking inspiration from books for their movies, Sujoy Ghosh's "Kahaani" is soon to be adapted into a ... Read more...

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Amethi follows tradition: Washerman casts first vote


February 15th, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Amethi, Feb 15 (IANS) Better known as the family bastion of Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi, Amethi follows a unique tradition -- polling began at the Ram Nagar Primary ... Read more...

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Preeti back to full-time acting with ‘Yeh Hai Mumbai’ (With Image)


January 12th, 2012 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Preeti Jhangiani, who turned producer with "Sahi Dhande Galat Bande", in which she was seen as a news reporter, is ready for her full-fledged acting ... Read more...

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Fanatics attacked me: Gay painter


January 6th, 2012 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) Artist Balbir Krishan, a gay painter from Uttar Pradesh, Thursday claimed that he was assaulted by unidentified men at the end of his solo exhibition ... Read more...

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Miffed Veena Malik swears to tell all before next break


December 20th, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 20 (IANS) Pakistani actress Veena Malik, new drama queen in the making, has reacted to reports of her 'missing act' as dramatically as possible. She swears to inform ... Read more...

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Selja inaugurates Calcutta Painters’ show


December 15th, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) Culture Minister Selja Thursday inaugurated the 47th Annual Exhibition of Calcutta Painters at the Lalit Kala Akademi, marking the return of the group to the ... Read more...

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Kerala to get Rs.1,500 crore new shipyard


November 5th, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Nov 5 (IANS) Union Minister for Shipping G.K. Vasan has asked Cochin Shipyard Ltd (CSL) to complete a feasibility study report on setting up a new ship repair facility ... Read more...

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‘Proportionate electoral system will avoid vote wastage’


September 3rd, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) The proportionate electoral system (PES) would give a chance to all citizens to elect their representatives without any wastage of votes, an expert said ... Read more...

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Independent panel to examine Lalit Kala Akademi affairs


August 23rd, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) The ministry of culture has set up an independent committee to look into various matters pertaining to the Lalit Kala Akademi's constitution, including an amendment ... Read more...

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A quiet revolution saving rural children’s lives (Aug 1-7 is World Breastfeeding Week)


July 31st, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Jhabua (Madhya Pradesh), July 31 (IANS) Eleven months ago, Rudra was born as a severely underweight infant in a remote village called Semrod in Jhabua, a predominantly tribal and one ... Read more...

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Scrap dealer shot dead in busy Chandigarh market


July 19th, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 19 (IANS) A scrap dealer was shot dead and his friend injured when four unidentified men on motorcycles shot at them in a busy market area, police here ... Read more...

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Book publishing course starts


July 7th, 2011 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi July 7 (IANS) A four-week training course on book publishing organised by the by the National Book Trust was inaugurated here Thursday."Book making is a wonderful trade to ... Read more...

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Woman kills kids, self in Uttar Pradesh


June 18th, 2011 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Azamgarh (Uttar Pradesh), June 18 (IANS) Apparently disturbed over her poor financial condition, a woman allegedly committed suicide after poisoning her two minor children, police said Saturday.Sashi Kala, 38, a ... Read more...

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BSF should get best training, working conditions: Chidambaram


May 25th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Wednesday said the Border Security Force (BSF) should be provided with best working conditions and training as thousands of troopers ... Read more...

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Art works of Border Security Force personnel to be sold


May 23rd, 2011 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Paintings and sculptures made by Border Security Force (BSF) personnel will be put up on display and for sale at the Lalit Kala Academy ... Read more...

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Shumang Leela festival held to promote northeast culture in Manipur


March 26th, 2011 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, Mar 26 (ANI): The 39th edition of All Manipur Shumang Leela festival was recently held here to promote the culture of northeast India.Not many may know but the art form derives ... Read more...

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Tagore memorabilia to get new home in Santiniketan


March 19th, 2011 - 11:04 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) The Visva-Bharati University set up by Rabindranath Tagore at Santiniketan in West Bengal has received 19 tentative blueprints from architects for a new state-of-the-art Tagore ... Read more...

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Three vehicle thieves arrested


February 10th, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bahadurgarh, Feb 10 (IANS) Three members of an inter-state gang of vehicle thieves were arrested and over a dozen luxury cars recovered in Haryana's Jhajjar district, police said Thursday.The gang was involved ... Read more...

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Hema Malini, daughters to perform at Khajuraho festival


January 31st, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 31 (IANS) Bollywood diva Hema Malini, alongwith her daughters Esha and Ahana Deol, will present an Odissi dance recital on the inaugural day Tuesday of the famed Khajuraho festival of ... Read more...

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Walking through history in bylanes of Agra (Letter from Agra)


January 28th, 2011 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Brij Khandelwal Agra, Jan 28 (IANS) On an exceptionally cold January morning, when people were struggling to venture out of their cosy comforts, five of us braved the chill and experimented with ... Read more...

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Rousing debate brings curtains down on Jaipur Lit Fest


January 25th, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
By Mohita Nagpal Jaipur, Jan 25 (IANS) The sprawling front lawns of Diggy Palace were packed to capacity for the final session of the Jaipur Literature Festival Tuesday which saw a cerebral ... Read more...

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After Paris decades, S.H. Raza wants to assimilate with India (Interview - with image)


January 20th, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) One of India's oldest and best-known contemporary artists, S.H. Raza, at 88, has just begun work on a new series of art to mark his ... Read more...

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A quick look at India’s 2010 art gallery (To go with Art: 2010 in Retrospect)


December 21st, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) Here's a look at what made news in Indian art in 2010:- Anish Kapoor Retrospective at National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA), Mehboob Studio (Delhi, Mumbai)- Artiger: ... Read more...

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In a first, India goes to Venice Biennale as a nation


December 2nd, 2010 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) For the first time in the history of the 115-year-old Venice Biennale, the Indian government will take a showcase of contemporary art to ... Read more...

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Five young achievers honoured with Sanskriti awards


November 26th, 2010 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Five young achievers in the fields of literature, art, journalism, dance and social service were conferred the Sanskriti Awards in a glittering ceremony at the India International ... Read more...

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