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Furtado was a ‘hopeless rebel’


September 17th, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 17 (IANS) Singer Nelly Furtado says she was part of a gang during her high school days, and she was the most hopeless rebel in the gang.As ... Read more...

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Three shot dead in a car in Corsica


September 12th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Corsica, Sept 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Three alleged victims of an ambush were found dead in their car in the Corsica Mountains where they are said to have been shot. The unfortunate death ... Read more...

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‘Activist’ demands Kamat’s arrest in mining controversy


September 11th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 11 (IANS) Those implicated in the Justice M.V. Shah Commission report, including former chief minister Digambar Kamat, should be arrested and the Rs.35,000 crore illegal mining controversy probed ... Read more...

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FIR against Kamat, Rane within 15 days: Parrikar


September 8th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 8 (IANS) Former Goa chief ministers Digambar Kamat and Pratapsing Rane and other government officials will be booked within 15 days in connection with the Rs. 35,000 ... Read more...

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SC to examine plea to bar criminals from voting


September 5th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday decided to examine a plea seeking to bar people with criminal background from getting registered as voters and contesting elections to ... Read more...

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Richa Chaddha to shoot for ‘Ram Leela’? (Movie Snippets)


September 4th, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 4 (IANS) The shooting for Sanjay Leela Bhansali's "Ram Leela" has reportedly started here and "Gangs Of Wasseypur" fame actress Richa Chaddha is likely to join the cast ... Read more...

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Sukhbir Badal asks centre to check drug smuggling


September 3rd, 2012 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 3 (IANS) With Punjab facing a huge problem of drug addiction among the people, especially the youth, Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal Monday asked the central government ... Read more...

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Four women kidnapped from rescue home in Hyderabad


September 1st, 2012 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 1 (IANS) Unidentified men attacked a rescue home and kidnapped four trafficked women at Ramanthapur area here early Saturday, police said.A group of eight men barged into 'Ujjawala' ... Read more...

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Minister says price rise beneficial for farmers, criticised


August 20th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Union Minister for Steel Beni Prasad Verma Monday stoked a controversy with his comment that price rise was beneficial for farmers. The opposition pounced ... Read more...

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Saif turns action hero in ‘Bullet Raja’


August 11th, 2012 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) After delighting audiences with his youthful role in "Cocktail", actor Saif Ali Khan is set to try his action avatar for Tigmanshu Dhulia's new film "Bullet ... Read more...

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‘Gangs of Wasseypur 2′ promises high octane thrills (IANS Preview)


August 7th, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Crime thriller "Gangs of Wasseypur" (GOW), based on real life story, wowed the audiences despite a high dose of gore and violence. Now part part ... Read more...

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Probe ordered into leakage of UP order on graveyards to media


August 4th, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 3 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh's minorities welfare minister Friday ordered a probe into the leakage of an order on construction of walls around graveyards to the media.Mohd Azam Khan, ... Read more...

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Ten Italian cities are at the risk of bankruptcy


July 24th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Rome, July 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ten Italian cities are looking at bankruptcy in the eye. They include Naples, Alessandria, Palermo and Reggio Calabria. Even Sicily’s financial situation isn’t great."The situation is becoming ... Read more...

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Congress asks Kerala to protect agricultural land


July 18th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 18 (IANS) A high-level coordination committee of the Congress party Wednesday asked the Oommen Chandy government in Kerala to amend existing laws and bring in suitable fresh laws ... Read more...

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Parrikar flip-flop: Says no illegal mining in Goa


July 16th, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 16 (IANS) In a sharp turn-around, the Bharatiya Janata Party-led government said Monday there was no illegal mining underway in the state."There are no illegal mines operating ... Read more...

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Reel revenge saga leads to outrage in real life Wasseypur (With Image)


July 4th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Wasseypur (Jharkhand), July 4 (IANS) The critically acclaimed "Gangs of Wasseypur", a gritty celluloid saga of the coal mafia and blood thirsty vengeance, may have set the cash registers ringing, ... Read more...

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Two killed in gang war in Maharashtra village


July 1st, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolhapur (Maharashtra), July 1 (IANS) Two people were killed and one critically injured as members of two mafia gangs exchanged fire at a village 50 km from here Sunday, ... Read more...

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‘Detaining Chinese blogger for mocking officials unlawful’


June 29th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 29 (IANS) In a case of justice delayed being justice denied, a Chinese blogger detained for a year after mocking a top officials' alleged interference in judicial procedure ... Read more...

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‘Gangs of Wasseypur’ impresses Shridhar Raghavan


June 17th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 17 (IANS) Writer Shridhar Raghavan, who has written scripts for films like "Khakee" and "Dum Maaro Dum", says he loved "Gangs of Wassepur" and is waiting for the ... Read more...

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Anurag Kashyap buys his first car


June 16th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap has bought a car for himself for the first time."So got my first vehicle that I bought myself, a Mahindra XUV, super and ... Read more...

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15 bn euros of mafia wealth seized in Italy


June 12th, 2012 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
Rome, June 12 (IANS/AKI) Around 15 billion euros (more than $18 billion) of assets have been impounded from the mafia since 2009, Italy's police chief said."We have got better at ... Read more...

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Usher enjoys his own music


June 11th, 2012 - 2:38 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 11 (IANS) Singer Usher says he enjoys listening to other artists' music, but right now he is hooked on to his own songs, which are a ... Read more...

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Coal block auctioning to begin in two months: Jaiswal


June 8th, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 8 (IANS) Union Coal Minister Shriprakash Jaiswal Friday said new coal blocks had been identified and their auctioning would begin in the next two months."The coal block auctioning ... Read more...

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Schoolgirl killed in Italy bombing


May 19th, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, May 19 (IANS) A minor schoolgirl was killed and seven others were injured Saturday in a bomb explosion outside a school in southern Italy.The bombing took place around 8 ... Read more...

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Wine or script - What made Manoj accept ‘…Wasseypur’?


May 18th, 2012 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 18 (IANS) Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap, whose "Gangs Of Wasseypur" will be premiered at the ongoing 65th Cannes International Film Festival, says he is still unsure what convinced Manoj ... Read more...

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‘Joker’ release date not shifted: Kunder (Movie Snippets)


May 15th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 15 (IANS) Filmmaker Shirish Kunder has quashed rumours that the release date of "Joker" has been advanced from Aug 31 to July 27."JOKER releases on August 31. ... Read more...

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Mining mafia threatened me: Chhattisgarh legislator


May 12th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 12 (IANS) Chhattisgarh legislator Bheema Mandavi of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party claimed Saturday that he was threatened by the mining mafia which was ruling the roost ... Read more...

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‘Gangs Of Wasseypur’ in competition at Sydney film fest


May 9th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Anurag Kashyap's two-part movie "Gangs Of Wasseypur" will compete with international films at the Sydney Film Festival June 6-17.The thriller, featuring actors like Jaideep Ahlawat, ... Read more...

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Official attacked by sand mafia in Maharashtra


May 4th, 2012 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 4 (IANS) In the second such attack in the last two days, another official cracking down on the sand mafia was attacked near Shirdi in Maharashtra's Ahmednagar district, ... Read more...

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Gangs of Wasseypur very ‘desi’, fun film: Kashyap


May 3rd, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 3 (IANS) Always trying to say something different through his cinema, filmmaker Anurag Kashyap describes his upcoming film "Gangs of Wasseypur", to be released in two parts, as ... Read more...

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Tigmanshu Dhulia makes acting debut with ‘Gangs of Wasseypur’


May 3rd, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 3 (IANS) Director Tigmanshu Dhulia makes his acting debut with "Gangs of Wasseypur". Director Anurag Kashyap is full of praises for him and said that Dhuila is a ... Read more...

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Official’s jeep set afire in Maharashtra


May 3rd, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 3 (IANS) The jeep of a local official cracking down on the sand mafia was set on fire early Thursday in rural Maharashtra, injuring its driver, police said.The ... Read more...

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Lokayukta to probe sensitive cases after appointment: Parrikar


April 30th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 30 (IANS) Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar Monday said sensitive cases involving politicians and mining mafia would be handed over to the lokayukta once the ombudsman is ... Read more...

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10-year moratorium must on selling land: Himachal panel


April 30th, 2012 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 30 (IANS) To check frequent sale and purchase of a piece of commercial land in Himachal Pradesh, the government should impose a moratorium for 10 years, says a ... Read more...

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China busts noodle mafia


April 27th, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 27 (IANS) A gang that controlled supplies to a well-known snack store chain has been broken up in China's Guangzhou city, a media report said Friday.The gang used ... Read more...

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