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G. Kasturi, former editor of The Hindu is dead (Lead)


September 21st, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 21 (IANS) G. Kasturi, former editor of The Hindu group, passed away here Friday, said a family member. He was 87.He was also the former managing director of ... Read more...

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Established composers can earn as much as film hero: Krishnakumar


September 13th, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 13 (IANS) After creating melodies for three successful films, southern composer Krishnakumar, fondly called K, says successful composers can sometimes make as much money as a film hero. ... Read more...

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Ideas about item numbers have not changed: Aruna Irani


August 19th, 2012 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Aruna Irani once sizzled on silver screen with item numbers such as "Chadti Jawaani". She says people's ideas about item numbers have not changed much ... Read more...

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Minjar Fair begins in Himachal


July 29th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chamba, July 29 (IANS) Minjar Fair, a Hindu fair that symbolises the blossoming of maize, began in this Himachal Pradesh town here Sunday.State assembly speaker Tulsi Ram inaugurated the week-long ... Read more...

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Assam’s village-islands use solar power to break free of darkness (Science Feature) (With Image)


July 15th, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Nalbari, July 15 (IANS) There are no electric poles on the tiny island village of Baleswar in Assam's Nalbari district of Assam. Even then, you can see people using fans ... Read more...

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Small screen apes big; creativity down the tube


July 7th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Where has all the creativity gone, wonder television viewers who find that an increasing number of soaps have annoyingly familiar stories, taken from one ... Read more...

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‘Dandupalya’ not for faint-hearted (Kannada Movie Review)


June 30th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Film: Dandupalya; Producer: Prashanth Kumar and Girish; Writer and Director: Sreenivasa Raju; Cast: Pooja Gandhi, Ravi Shankar, Nisha Kothari, Raghu Mukherjee, Sudharani, Markand Deshpande, Ravi Kale, Kari Subbu, Jai Dev, Muni, ... Read more...

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Aamir Dalvi replaces Dakssh Ajit Singh in ‘Chhal…’


June 21st, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 21 (IANS) Dakssh Ajit Singh quit "Chhal Sheh Aur Maat" just after one episode of the TV show, and actor Aamir Dalvi has now taken over the negative ... Read more...

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My role in ‘Main Lakshmi…’ not negative: Nisha Rawal


June 19th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 19 (IANS) Actress Nisha Rawal, who essays the role of a woman who tries to 'buy' her ex-flame back in "Main Lakshmi Tere Aangan Ki", says her entry ... Read more...

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‘Department’ focuses on conflict of interest in police department (IANS Preview)


May 14th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Exploring in his films the dark underbelly of the underworld is what Ram Gopal Varma is known for. After making underworld dramas, the filmmaker ... Read more...

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Three Kerala airports to get new names


April 17th, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 17 (IANS) Since the previous Left government named major parks and popular meeting places in the state after Communist Party of India-Marxist leaders, people in Kerala are curious ... Read more...

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Signal snag hits thousands of Metro commuters (Lead)


March 29th, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) On a day when restrictions were imposed on several roads in Delhi due to the BRICS summit, thousands of Metro commuters in the national capital ... Read more...

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‘Munjaane’ - Hero saves this average fare (Kannada Movie Review)


March 3rd, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Munjaane"; Cast: Ganesh, Manjari Phadnis, Malavika Avinash, Raghavendra Joshi, M.N. Lakshmi Devi, Rajendra Karanth; Story-Screenplay-Music-Lyrics-Dialogues-Direction: S. Narayan; Producer: Bhagyavathi Narayan; Camera: Jagadish Waali; Rating: **It seems that S. ... Read more...

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Janardhana Reddy taken to Bangalore by road (Lead)


March 1st, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 1 (IANS) Former Karnataka minister Gali Janardhana Reddy was Thursday taken to Bangalore by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) by road.After day-long suspense on the mode of ... Read more...

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An India-US link in Bharatanatyam’s journey


February 22nd, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) The kinship was quaint, spanning two continents and cultures. And yet American percussionist and Carnatic musician Douglas M. Knight jr. is one of the most ... Read more...

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Was being forced into prostitution, claims Falak’s ‘mother’


February 6th, 2012 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) A 22-year-old woman who may be the mother of Falak - the battered baby who is fighting for survival at AIIMS - has claimed that ... Read more...

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Government’s loan waiver to benefit 300,000 weavers


December 14th, 2011 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Nearly 300,000 handloom weavers and 15,000 weavers' cooperatives across India are likely to benefit under a new scheme - including a loan waiver - to ... Read more...

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National Squash championship: Malik ousts Jangra


December 8th, 2011 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 7 (IANS) Indian Squash Academy trainee Karan Malik created a flutter when he scalped 5 to 8 seed Vikas Jangra of Services 11-3, 11-9, 5-11, 0-11, 11-6 in ... Read more...

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Village handicrafts go on show at Dilli Haat


December 3rd, 2011 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) If you are fond of art work and handicrafts, the Dilli Haat is the place to visit these days. The village craftsmen's mart is hosting ... Read more...

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Rs.5 lakh solatium for Tamil Nadu women raped by cops


November 29th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 29 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Tuesday announced a solatium of Rs.5 lakh for each of the four tribal women, who were allegedly raped by policemen ... Read more...

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India’s Diptayan in lead in World Youth Chess


November 24th, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Caldas Novas, Nov 24 (IANS) India's Diptayan Ghosh maintained his joint lead in the Open section of Under-14 category after settling for a draw with Bluebaum Matthias of Germany in ... Read more...

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Now Janardhana Reddy’s wife under scanner for illegal mining


November 5th, 2011 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 5 (IANS) Two months after the arrest of mining baron and former Karnataka minister G. Janardhana Reddy on charges of illegal mining, a formal probe into the role ... Read more...

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Youngsters opting for teaching as a career


September 4th, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Gone are the days when teaching was considered a low-paying profession. With the proliferation of educational institutes and the implementation of the Sixth Pay Commission's ... Read more...

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Himachal boasts of its own Annas (With Image)


August 25th, 2011 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 25 (IANS) Away from media glare, two men have been fasting in Himachal Pradesh for eight to nine days in support of Anna Hazare and a strong anti-corruption ... Read more...

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‘Bhadra’, an engaging film (IANS Kannada Film Review)


August 14th, 2011 - 9:42 am ICT by IANS
Film: "Bhadra"; Producer: N.Kumar; Direction: Mahesh Rao; Music: Sri Guru; Cast: Prajwal Devaraj, Daisy Shah, Sharan, Sampath, Bullet Prakash, M.N.Lakshmi Devi, Sathyajit, Girish and others; Rating: Three stars.Prajwal Devaraj's films ... Read more...

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India blamed for rights abuses in Sri Lanka


July 27th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) A group of women activists in India has blamed the Indian government for what they said were widespread human rights violations in Sri Lanka.The "Indian ... Read more...

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Umadevi regains National ladies billiards crown


July 21st, 2011 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 21 (IANS) Karnataka's Umadevi Nagaraj regained her National ladies billiards title after a three-year lapse when she defeated defending champion Meenal Thakur of Maharashtra 77-45, 76-61, 75-34 in ... Read more...

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Not enough women in Indian justice system: UN Women official


July 7th, 2011 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) There aren't enough women in the Indian judicial system and police and that is "disappointing", says UN Women assistant secretary general Lakshmi Puri calling for ... Read more...

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A woman’s journey from hunger to the legislature (With Images)


June 26th, 2011 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 26 (IANS) From a small hut in a remote village in East Godavari district to the Andhra Pradesh legislature, Anguri Lakshmi Shiva Kumari has come a long way.The ... Read more...

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Ghost film ‘Oscar’ insipid, boring (Kannada Movie Review)


June 19th, 2011 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Oscar" (Kannada); Cast: Ashok Kumar, Priyanka Bulgannanavar, Priyanka Gowda, Raju Thalikote, Rajendra Karanth and Sangeetha Shetty ; Producer: Shivu Belawadi; Director: Krishna; Camera: Naveen Suvarna; Music Director: Abhiman Roy; Rating: ... Read more...

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To fix wife, man fakes death, elopes with her lover’s sister


June 11th, 2011 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) A man has been arrested after he murdered a stranger and passed off the victim as himself to take revenge on his cheating wife, ... Read more...

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Jeweller, son, guard killed in Uttar Pradesh


June 10th, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Etah (Uttar Pradesh), June 10 (IANS) Unidentified gunmen shot dead three people, including a jeweller and his son, here Friday, police said, adding that no looting had taken place.The gunmen ... Read more...

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Botsa Satyanarayana is new Andhra Congress chief (Lead)


June 7th, 2011 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad/New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Transport Minister Botsa Satyanarayana is the new president of the Congress' Andhra Pradesh unit, the party announced Monday.It was immediately not clear ... Read more...

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Hindu goddess swimsuit creates outrage in India


May 12th, 2011 - 7:42 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New Delhi, May 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An Australian designer aroused the fury of some Hindus all over the world when they unveiled a Hindu goddess swimsuit. The apparel was showcased during the ... Read more...

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Junior NTR ties the knot with Naidu’s relative


May 6th, 2011 - 1:28 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 5 (IANS) Popular Telugu film actor Junior NTR Thursday night tied the knot with Lakshmi Pranathi, a relative of former Andhra Pradesh chief minister N. Chandrababu Naidu.Politicians of ... Read more...

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