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Shimla’s coffee house will miss Anupam Kher’s father


February 12th, 2012 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 12 (IANS) A familiar figure strolling along Shimla's Mall, greeting friends and chatting animatedly in the coffee house is being missed with the death of actor Anupam ... Read more...

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Muslim sings Hindu devotional songs, propagates harmony


August 30th, 2011 - 9:47 am ICT by IANS
Mirzapur (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 30 (IANS) Spreading the message of communal harmony, a Muslim performer here is winning hearts by singing Hindu devotional songs for a living while the people ... Read more...

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Bengal pays homage to ‘Language Day’ martyrs


February 21st, 2011 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 21 (IANS) West Bengal Monday observed "Language Martyrs' Day" paying homage to those who laid down their lives for the cause of the Bengali language in Dhaka in 1952.The day ... Read more...

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Vivek Oberoi to perform at National Games


February 12th, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Feb 12 (IANS) The 34th National Games will open here Saturday evening with Bollywood stars Vivek Oberoi, Amisha Patel and Sameera Reddy performing for the 33,000-strong audience.Jharkhand's ace archer Deepika Kumari ... Read more...

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Gary Intends To Commemorate The Birthday Of The Deceased Michael Jackson


August 25th, 2010 - 9:10 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Washington, August 25, 2010 (Just Flashed): The first anniversary of the demise of Michael Jackson was in June this year. It had been commemorated religiously by his devotees globally and, more so, ... Read more...

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Shimla’s summer fest begins Wednesday


May 31st, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 31 (IANS) The summer festival of dance and music, a major event to boost tourism in this Himachal Pradesh capital, would begin Wednesday. "The five-day International Shimla Summer Festival would begin ... Read more...

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Malaysian masseuse claims she’s lifted libido of over 1,000 men


April 6th, 2010 - 3:29 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, April 6 (ANI): A masseuse in Kuala Lumpur has claimed that she has enhanced the libido of over 1,000 men, including local artistes and celebrities, with her massages, a Malaysian ... Read more...

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Foreign tourists throng Bikaner for camel festival


December 31st, 2009 - 9:21 pm ICT by ANI
Bikaner, Dec 31 (ANI): Foreign and domestic tourists have converged in large numbers at the annual Camel Festival hosted at Bikaner amid ethnic traditions of RajasthanThey are delighted to witness and experience ... Read more...

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Tripura launches Kathak Yatra to revive classical dance form


March 12th, 2009 - 10:21 pm ICT by ANI
By Pinaki Das Agartala, March 12 (ANI): Tripura is making an endeavor to revive Indian classical dance through various festivals in a big way. Recently, a three-day classical dance festival Kathak ... Read more...

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Agra gears up for 10-day festival


February 16th, 2009 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
Agra, Feb 16 (IANS) Singers Jagjeet Singh, Shreya Ghosal and Kailash Kher will be the star attractions at this year's Taj Mahotsava scheduled to start here Wednesday.In its 16th year, the 10-day ... Read more...

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Malaysian state to set up college to promote Indian culture


February 11th, 2009 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Johor, Feb 11 (ANI): The Malaysia Indian Congress (MIC) Youth Deputy President R. Vidyanathan has said that a college to promote Indian culture and arts will soon be established. Speaking at ... Read more...

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Indian artistes don’t get enough chances in Malaysian TV, radio: Minister


January 29th, 2009 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 29 (IANS) Opportunities that ethnic Indian artistes get on Malaysia's television and radio network are inadequate, says the deputy minister in the Prime Minister's Department.The minister, T. Murugiah, was ... Read more...

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Fifty couples renew marital vows in splendour to promote TV show


January 21st, 2009 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 21 (IANS) Dressed in bright clothes, 50 couples renewed their vows in the lawns of the royal Taj Rambagh Palace here as part of an entertainment channel's attempt to promote ... Read more...

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Malaysian Islamists call for ban on singer Rihanna


January 21st, 2009 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 21 (DPA) Malaysia's hardline opposition Islamic party has called for a ban on Grammy award winner and R&B star Rihanna's concert, due to be held in the capital city ... Read more...

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Rakesh Roshan lashes out at ’self-styled saviours of human dignity’


January 8th, 2009 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 8 (IANS) Filmmaker Rakesh Roshan lashed out at an organisation called Temple of Human Dignity (THD), which stormed the sets of his film "Kites" in protest against the hiring of ... Read more...

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‘Shah Rukh is ours!’ says Malaysian newspaper


December 8th, 2008 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Dec 8 (IANS) "Shah Rukh is ours!", a Malaysian newspaper said in its editorial applauding the conferment of Datukship on the Bollywood superstar. With the title akin to British knighthood, ... Read more...

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‘Shah Rukh becoming Datuk will attract Indians to Malaysia’


October 26th, 2008 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Oct 26 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan being conferred the traditional Malaysian title of 'Datuk', akin to the British knighthood, will help draw more Indian tourists to the Southeast ... Read more...

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Former Malaysian PM says Shah Rukh Khan deserves his Datukship


October 25th, 2008 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Oct 25 (ANI): Former Malaysian Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has jumped to superstar Shah Rukh Khans defence, insisting that he deserves a Datukship.He also said that even ... Read more...

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Shah Rukh to pay airfare to receive Malaysia’s ‘Datuk’ honour


October 24th, 2008 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Oct 24 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan will fly down to Malacca to receive the traditional Malaysian title of 'Datuk', akin to the British knighthood, but the actor will ... Read more...

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Malaysian city’’s `Little India” area lights up for Deepavali


October 14th, 2008 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
Ipoh (Malaysia), Oct.14 (ANI): The Deepavali bazaar and celebrations in Ipohs Little India area will start today. Cultural shows will commence on Thursday. According to Perak Executive Councillor A. Sivanesan, 86 stalls ... Read more...

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Malay artistes livid over Shah Rukh Khan’’s Datukship


October 14th, 2008 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Oct 14 (ANI): The controversy surrounding Indian actor Shah Rukh Khans conferment by Malaysian Datukship has been fuelled further.The Malaysian Artistes Association (Seniman) chairman has claimed that local artistes ... Read more...

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‘Gulabi Talkies’ is an outstanding film (Kannada Film Review)


September 16th, 2008 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Gulabi Talkies"; Screenplaywriter-Director: Girish Kasaravalli; Camera: S.Ramachandra, Music Director: Issac Thomas; Producer: Basanth Kumar Patil; Rating: ****"Gulabi Talkies" is an outstanding film with a perfect casting and top class performances.Internationally ... Read more...

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Traditional Bhopa Bhopi to regale tourists at Rajasthans Amber Fort


March 30th, 2008 - 9:01 pm ICT by admin
Jaipur, March 30 (ANI): Visiting the famous Amber Fort near Jaipur has been made special with the introduction of Rajasthani folk and devotional music that will add to tourists delight who ... Read more...

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