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Respect judicial independence, Kapadia tells government.


August 15th, 2012 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Chief Justice S.H. Kapadia Wednesday cautioned the government not to trample upon the independence of judiciary while enacting law to make judges accountable."Judicial accountability should ... Read more...

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Trinidad Hindus celebrate Lord Krishna’s birthday


August 11th, 2012 - 9:48 am ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, Aug 11 (IANS) More than 300,000 Hindus in Trinidad and Tobago celebrated Janmashtami, the birthday of Lord Krishna, at temples and homes by hosting special prayers and ... Read more...

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Mohan Khan set to pay tribute to Mehdi Hassan (With Images)


July 11th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) Ustad Mohan Khan, a disciple of late Pakistani ghazal singer Mehdi Hassan, is organising a concert here Saturday as a tribute to his mentor."He is my ... Read more...

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Siddhartha Mukherjee, 19 others win Light of India awards


June 5th, 2012 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
New York, June 5 (IANS) Siddhartha Mukherjee, the Pulitzer prize winning Indian-American writer of the "The Emperor of All Maladies", a biography of cancer, has won one of the Light ... Read more...

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Politics then and now: Nehru, Ambedkar didn’t object to cartoon (Comment)


May 19th, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
What is noteworthy about the cartoon row is that neither Jawaharlal Nehru nor B.R. Ambedkar found anything objectionable about it when it was published in 1949. Nor did all the ... Read more...

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Would love to continue for audiences’s sake: Soumitra Chatterjee


May 18th, 2012 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 17 (IANS) Terming the love and blessings of the audience as the biggest award, 77-year-old Dadasahab Phalke recipient Soumitra Chatterjee Thursday said he would love to remain in ... Read more...

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For Vidya, Urdu literature means Gulzar


February 17th, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 17 (IANS) Vidya Balan admits to be in complete awe of Gulzar and says he is intstrumental in introducing her to Urdu literature."My introduction to Urdu literature ... Read more...

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Hazare agitation eclipses other protests at Jantar Mantar


December 11th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) Protests on issues like a separate Telangana state and the Mullaperiyar Dam were literally lost in the crowd at Jantar Mantar Sunday as Anna ... Read more...

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Teen music prodigy composes for top Latino artists


December 6th, 2011 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Miami, Dec 6 (IANS/EFE) Only 18, composer-producer Jesus Manuel Nieves, a.k.a. Jhay El Superdotado (Jhay the Super-gifted), has already been awarded a 2011 Latin Grammy for his contribution to ... Read more...

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Javed Akhtar in retrospect of Bollywood’s ‘Classic Legends’


November 26th, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 26 (IANS) From Raj Kapoor, Nargis, Kishore Kumar to Majrooh Sultanpuri, Bimal Roy and Vijay Anand -- script writer-lyricist Javed Akhtar is set to tell all about 13 ... Read more...

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A six-decade-old FIR pays homage to Gandhi


November 14th, 2011 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) It is a reminder of one of the saddest dates of Indian history -- Jan 30, 1948, when Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated. More than sixty ... Read more...

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Wax statue biggest honour: Kareena


November 11th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 11 (IANS) Bollywood actress Kareena Kapoor, who has been immortalised in wax at Madame Tussaud's, says it is an honour to be in the league of Indian ... Read more...

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Molinari seeks debut win at Hero India Open golf


October 12th, 2011 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Italy's Edoardo Molinari, the highest ranked player this week, is determined to make the most of his debut at the Hero Indian Open golf starting ... Read more...

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‘Doraemon in Nobita…’ a disappointing fare (IANS Movie Review)


October 8th, 2011 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Doraemon in Nobita and the Steel Troops: The New Age"; Director: Yukiyo Teramoto; Voiceovers: Masaharu Fukuyama, Yumi Kakazu, Koji Kato, Subaru Kimura; Rating: **There's an old tradition of treating children's ... Read more...

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From shelters and slums, they gather to sing for Gandhi


September 30th, 2011 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Many of them have no families and stay in shelter homes while some are physically handicapped. But despite the odds, these kids are all set ... Read more...

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India-US ties can become pivot for global peace: Report


September 16th, 2011 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 16 (IANS) Carefully nurtured, the India-US bilateral relationship should become one of the world's strategic pivots and improve prospects for global peace and prosperity in the 21st century, ... Read more...

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Focus on rural youth for strong democracy: Azharuddin


September 6th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) The youth in rural and poor regions of the country need to be empowered for a better democracy and a strong nation, MP from ... Read more...

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CWG were a success despite hurdles: Dikshit


August 15th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Even as the CAG has slammed the Delhi government for lapses in awarding contracts for the 2010 Commonwealth Games (CWG), Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Monday ... Read more...

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Mamata’s committees: Too many cooks?


July 30th, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 30 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's penchant for setting up expert committees on a range of issues has triggered a debate, with questions being raised ... Read more...

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Bridgetown stars Laxman, Sharma break into top-10 of ICC rankings


July 3rd, 2011 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 3 (IANS) India's veteran batsman V.V.S. Laxman and speedster Ishant Sharma Sunday broke into the top-10 of the world rankings following their stellar performances in the drawn ... Read more...

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Rishi Kapoor wins best actor award at New York film fest


May 12th, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 12 (IANS) His act as a middle-class teacher in a slice of life movie "Do Dooni Chaar" won him critical acclaim and now the film has won Rishi ... Read more...

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Besieged at home, a different Manmohan abroad


April 17th, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Manmohan Singh may be disparaged at home as weak by opposition parties and civil society, but when the prime minister is abroad he is ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh to set up drama school


February 15th, 2011 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Feb 15 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh cabinet Tuesday sanctioned a proposal for setting up a state school of drama (Natya Vidyalaya) here, a release said.The drama school is claimed to be ... Read more...

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Fresh Skate-Off Twist In ‘Dancing On Ice’ Is Unveiled And Reportedly Stuns The Contestants


January 25th, 2011 - 10:16 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Dancing on Ice (DOI) is a British television program, in which the luminaries and their expert partners figure skate in front of a board of adjudicators. This format, which has ... Read more...

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Has Kate chosen Princess Di’s favorite designer for her wedding dress?


January 17th, 2011 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan 17 (ANI): Prince William's fiancee Kate Middleton is reportedly discussing wedding dresses with one of Princess Diana's favorite London designer.British tab News of the World photographed Middleton's mother ... Read more...

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Rumer Willis Appears Truly Graceful In The Fresh Ad Of Badgley Mischka


January 13th, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
January 13, 2011 (Pen Men at Work): 22-year-old Rumer Willis is the oldest daughter of the competent superstars of Hollywood, Demi Moore and Bruce Willis, who were a wedded pair formerly. ... Read more...

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Larry King ends 25-year stint as CNN interviewer (Lead)


December 17th, 2010 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Dec 17 (IANS) Larry King's record-breaking run as prime-time talk-show host ends Thursday night as he hangs up his suspenders after 25 years on CNN. Led by friend and protege ... Read more...

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American Celebrities Reveal The Sorts Of Their Workouts During The Holiday Season To Maintain Fitness


December 9th, 2010 - 7:59 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
December 9, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The American celebrities are dedicated to the idea of adherence to workouts even though this is the season of Holidays, with Christmas and New Year ... Read more...

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Shooter Rathore underscores importance of fitness at Delhi School Skating Championship


November 19th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 19 (ANI): The importance of maintaining physical fitness was underscored at the two-day Inter-School Roller Skating Championship 2010, which was held here under the aegis of the Netaji Subhash ... Read more...

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Asia Society honours Mukesh Ambani


November 17th, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Nov 17 (IANS) Asia Society New York has presented its Global Vision Award to Mukesh Ambani, head of India's Reliance Industries Ltd. at a gala event honoring global leaders who ... Read more...

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Mumbai gets its first open literature festival


November 11th, 2010 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 11 (IANS) The country's business and movie capital is ready for a brush with contemporary literature Nov 12-15 when it flags off its first-ever fine print fest, hosting many ... Read more...

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I Am Next Superstar: A Stage For North American Musical Talent On STAR India Plus US


November 2nd, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 2, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): In the last ten years we have seen a lot of talent shows in the field of music, dancing, acting, cooking etc. Here comes one more musical ... Read more...

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Shabana honoured with Taj Enlighten Tareef Award


September 19th, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) Veteran actress Shabana Azmi was Sunday conferred the Taj Enlighten Tareef Award for her outstanding contribution to cinema. "Today, I am getting the award which has been received ... Read more...

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Dikshit urges people to shun polybags


September 18th, 2010 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Saturday urged people to use cloth and jute bags as she launched the "Sheel Shera" project aimed at discouraging the use of ... Read more...

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The Luminaries Of ‘Mad Men’ Cover The Special Edition Of ‘Rolling Stone’


September 3rd, 2010 - 8:47 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
September 3, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): ‘Mad Men’ happens to be a popular and admired drama series of AMC. Now, the celebrities of 'Mad Men' have swathed the fresh and ... Read more...

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