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India’s young musicians ignoring traditional music: Prasoon Joshi (Interview)


June 4th, 2012 - 10:35 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Lyricist Prasoon Joshi is impressed with the young crop of eager and innovative musicians but he feels that they are in too much of a ... Read more...

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Nikhil Advani to make next film with seven beauties


April 6th, 2012 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 6 (IANS) Director Nikhil Advani, who has been lying low after the release of "Patiala House", is scripting his next fun masala film where he plans to ... Read more...

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Today’s actors refrain from women-oriented films: Anil Kapoor


March 5th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 5 (IANS) Actor Anil Kapoor, who has worked in many female-centric films like "Beta", "Lajja", "Judaai" and "Biwi No. 1", says most actors today do not like ... Read more...

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Mahasweta Devi slams cancellation of Taslima’s book launch


February 4th, 2012 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 3 (IANS) Magsaysay Award winning author Mahasweta Devi Friday strongly criticised the cancellation of the release of controversial writer Taslima Nasreen's book following objections from fundamentalists."It is ... Read more...

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Asian Shooting: Heena misses Olympic berth by fraction of a point


January 16th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) India's young pistol shooter Heena Sidhu's 2012 London dreams came crashing down by a fraction of a point in the 10-metre air pistol event Monday ... Read more...

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Prasoon favours meaningful songs over brash lyrics


January 16th, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 16 (IANS) In this day and age when songs like "Munni Badnaam", "Chikni Chameli" and "Jalebi Bai" are becoming chart toppers, meaningful poetry is slowly on the downslide. ... Read more...

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Santoshi to start Abhay-Sonam starrer Feb 1


January 11th, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 11 (IANS) Raj Kumar Santoshi's new romantic comedy featuring Abhay Deol and Sonam Kapoor goes on the floors Feb 1.When quizzed about the untitled film, Santoshi said: ... Read more...

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When a rural health centre works, it works wonders (Feature)


October 20th, 2011 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
Shivpuri (Madhya Pradesh), Oct 20 (IANS) Village woman Lajja was blessed with her second child in the wee hours of the morning at Chharch. The baby was born at the ... Read more...

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Taslima tweets praise for Mamata, sarcasm for Buddhadeb (Lead)


May 13th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Controversial writer of Bangladeshi origin Taslima Nasreen Friday heaped praise for Mamata Banerjee and posted sarcastic tweets on the dismal performance of West Bengal's ... Read more...

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Buddhadeb threw me out, now he’s losing, Taslima tweets


May 13th, 2011 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Controversial writer of Bangladeshi origin Taslima Nasreen Friday posted sarcastic tweets on the dismal performance of West Bengal's Left Front in the assembly elections ... Read more...

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‘Minority women’ gang raped in Bangladesh in 2001-02 (Lead)


April 26th, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 26 (IANS) A judicial commission has concluded that over 200 Hindu women were raped following the 2001 parliamentary election, forcing many terrorized families to flee the country.The ... Read more...

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Minority women in Bangladesh gang raped in 2001-02: report


April 26th, 2011 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 26 (IANS) A judicial commission in Bangladesh has concluded that "over 200 minority women were gang raped" in the violence following the October 2001 parliamentary poll that ... Read more...

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Santoshi to have a meeting to bail ‘Power’ out


February 9th, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K Jha Mumbai, Feb 9 (IANS) Dates problems have delayed Raj Kumar Santoshi's 'Power' for which the director was in touch with Amitabh Bachchan, Anil Kapoor, Sanjay Dutt and Ajay ... Read more...

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Modi flags off sports meet in Gujarat


November 20th, 2010 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Nov 20 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi Saturday inaugurated the state's biggest sports meet, the 'Swarnim Khel Mahakumbh', at the Police Stadium in Ahmedabad.Nearly 16 lakh participants from all ... Read more...

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Asian Games: Men’s snooker team in final, shooters disappoint (Afternoon Lead)


November 15th, 2010 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 15 (IANS) The Indian men's snooker team cruised into the final with a 3-0 demolition of Pakistan while the shooters disappointed at the Asian Games here Monday.However, there was good ... Read more...

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Asian Games: Indian shooters disappoint in 50m prone team event (Lead)


November 15th, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 15 (IANS) Indian shooters finished a disappointing fifth in the men's and the women's team event of the 50 metre rifle prone at the Asian Games here Monday.In the men's ... Read more...

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Shooters, archers, wrestles take India’s CWG medals tally to 31 (Evening Lead)


October 7th, 2010 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) India's shooters bagged two golds and a silver, women wrestlers their first medals on debut in the Commonwealth Games -- one gold, a silver and a ... Read more...

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CWG shooting: Kumar, Singh bag golds; Tejaswini disappoints (Second Lead)


October 7th, 2010 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
By Abhishek Roy New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) Indian shooters Vijay Kumar and Gurpreet Singh brought the country its sixth gold from the ranges by winning the 25-metre rapid fire pistol pairs event ... Read more...

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Shooters, wrestlers bag 5 gold, 2 silver for India (Evening Lead)


October 5th, 2010 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) Indian shooters Tuesday led the medal hunt at the Delhi Commonwealth Games winning two gold and two silver while wrestlers brought up the third, fourth and ... Read more...

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CWG shooting: Tejaswini, Lajja bag silver, fourth for India (Lead)


October 5th, 2010 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) Tejaswini Sawant and Lajja Gauswami Tuesday won the fourth medal of the day for India in the Commonwealth Games here by bagging the silver in women's 50-metre ... Read more...

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Manoj put me at ease while doing intimate scenes: Aarti Chhabria


September 22nd, 2010 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Model-turned actress Aarti Chhabria says that Manoj Bajpayee, who is playing her love interest in the forthcoming comedy "Dus Tola", was very supportive while filming the intimate ... Read more...

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Ashutosh Rana, the Gabbar of small screen


August 24th, 2010 - 12:36 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 24, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The popular Indian channel, Star Plus has been known to forge characters that are so iconic that they are eternally remembered by people. Starting with Tulsi ... Read more...

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Abu-Sandeep ready to work on Bollywood project (With Images)


July 22nd, 2010 - 9:43 am ICT by IANS
By Shilpa Raina New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) They have been in the fashion business for 24 years but done very few costumes for Bollywood. Now Abu Jani and Sandeep Khosla want ... Read more...

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Ajay’s All New Avatar for Golmaal 3.


April 15th, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 15, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Ajay Devgn is riding high on the success of his latest release, Atithi Tum Kab Jaoge. He has enjoyed a good run recently with All ... Read more...

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Author, two others held for hurting Muslim sentiments


February 26th, 2010 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 26 (IANS) Two men N. Innaiah and Subba Rao were Friday arrested in Andhra Pradesh's Khammam town for helping an author in writing a book that reportedly hurt the religious ... Read more...

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Shooting teams announced for Commonwealth championships


January 23rd, 2010 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) India Saturday announced the teams for different categories for the Commonwealth Shooting Championships from Feb 17-28 at the Karni Singh Shooting Range here. Shooters from 10 Commonwealth countries ... Read more...

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After romantic comedy, Santoshi to change genre again


November 15th, 2009 - 10:11 am ICT by IANS
By Joginder Tuteja Mumbai, Nov 15 (IANS) Rajkumar Santoshi has just given a huge hit in "Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani", a romantic comedy with youngsters Ranbir Kapoor and Katrina Kaif, but ... Read more...

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Bollywood wishes melody queen on 80th birthday (Sep 28 is Lata Mangeshkar’s birthday)


September 27th, 2009 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Ruchika Kher New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Eight decades and 30,000 songs later her voice continues to inspire a nation. As Lata Mangeshkar turns 80 on Monday, Sep 28, everyone in ... Read more...

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No Hrithik or Abhishek yet for ‘Agneepath’ remake: Karan Johar


August 26th, 2009 - 9:43 am ICT by IANS
By Joginder Tuteja Mumbai, Aug 26 (IANS) There have been speculations about who will play the male lead in the remake of the 1990 hit "Agneepath". While the names of Hrithik Roshan ... Read more...

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No catfight as Aarti has loads of fun with her co-actress!


August 16th, 2009 - 1:41 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Aarti Chhabria won the title of "Miss India" in 1999 and commenced her Bollywood career with film "Tumse Acha Kaun Hain". The film did not live to everyone's expectation but the ... Read more...

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I am not an Ant- Aarti Chhabria screams in temper!


August 14th, 2009 - 7:17 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
As of now actress Aarti Chhabria has crossed her fingers for her two multi-starrer film releasing on the same day. Recently during an interaction with media she got furious, when she ... Read more...

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Show your guts, Olympic gold winner Bindra tells youth


January 16th, 2009 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 15 (IANS) “Show your guts and courage when it matters the most” - this is India's Olympic gold winning shooter Abhinav Bindra's advice to youngsters.Bindra, who became the toast of ... Read more...

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Writing lyrics for ‘Ghajini’ was tough: Prasoon Joshi


December 22nd, 2008 - 9:36 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) He broke away from clichés in lyric writing and gave listeners sensible words to hum with songs like "Ladki kyon" and "Taare zameen par", but adman-turned-lyricist ... Read more...

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Indians make a clean sweep at South Asian shooting


November 24th, 2008 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Indian shooters made a clean sweep as they won all the nine individual medals at stake in the three events Monday in the ongoing 4th South Asian ... Read more...

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Bangladeshi author Taslima Nasreen returns to India


August 8th, 2008 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Controversial Bangladeshi writer Taslima Nasreen, who was asked to leave India in March, returned to the national capital Friday and was taken to the house of a ... Read more...

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