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PM should seek fresh mandate: Trinamool


September 19th, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress Wednesday asked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to resign and to seek a fresh electoral mandate to know if people supported the government's ... Read more...

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Wrestler-actor Dara Singh dead, Bollywood in mourning (Second lead)


July 12th, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Former wrestling champion and actor Dara Singh passed away peacefully at his home here Thursday morning, following a brief illness. Several Bollywood celebrities like ... Read more...

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Bollywood’s first macho man Dara Singh’s filmography


July 12th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Actor-wrestler Dara Singh, who died Thursday morning after a brief illness, made his debut with R.C. Talwar's "Sangdil" in 1952. In the 1960s and 1970s, he ... Read more...

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Aamir strikes the right chord with ‘Satyamev Jayate’ (Roundup)


May 6th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) The much-awaited television show "Sataymev Jayate" has turned out to be another masterstroke from Aamir Khan. The star evoked a range of emotions as ... Read more...

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In ‘Satyamev Jayate’ Aamir deals with female foeticide - and how!


May 6th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) Disbelief, horror, tears, smiles --- Aamir Khan evoked all this among his rapt audience as he dealt with the sensitive topic of female foeticide ... Read more...

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Family fare pushing out children’s films: Nandita Das


October 20th, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Actress Nandita Das, head of the Children's Film Society, rues that unlike other countries not enough films here focus on children and blames the economics ... Read more...

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Vishal Karwal doesn’t want to play oldie on screen (With Image)


July 3rd, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) Television actor Vishal Karwal doesn't mind mythological characters, but he is not comfortable doing roles older than his age."If I play a character where my son ... Read more...

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Celebrities becomes ‘giant-killers’ in Bengal polls


May 13th, 2011 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 13 (IANS) Celebrities like actor Debashree Roy, theatre personality Bratya Basu and singer Anup Ghoshal, contesting on a Trinamool Congress ticket in the West Bengal polls, earned the ... Read more...

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Celebrities take on Left Front veterans for Trinamool


April 26th, 2011 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 26 (IANS) Actors Debashree Roy and Chiranjeet (Dipak) Chakroborty, theatre personality Bratya Basu... Leading Bengali actors and artistes have taken on ministers and veterans of West Bengal's ... Read more...

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Burial battle intensifies in Nepal


January 31st, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Jan 31 (IANS) Scores of demonstrators flocked to the holiest Hindu shrine of Pashupatinath Monday to protest against the newly enforced ban on burying non-Hindus on the temple's forested ... Read more...

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Belgium Ice sculpture festival displayed Lord Shiv and Ganesh


January 22nd, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Jan 22 (ANI): Internationally renowned 10th annual UNESCO Brugge Snow and Ice Sculpture Festival in Belgium, which ended on January 16, displayed sculptures of Lord Ganesh and Lord Shiv.Distinguished ... Read more...

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Censor Trouble For Ram Gopal Varma’s ‘Rakhta Charitra’


October 16th, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 16, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Controversy and Filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma go hand in hand. Most of his films have gone through some controversy. His movie Rann faced controversy for spoofing ... Read more...

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Mulayam hits out at Ayodhya judgment


October 1st, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 1 (IANS) Samajwadi Party president Mulayam Singh Yadav Friday hit out at the judgment in the age-old Ayodhya dispute, saying it was hardly based on legalities."The verdict appears to be ... Read more...

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India partners Nepal to spread Krishna’s voice


September 2nd, 2010 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Sep 2 (IANS) The Bhagvad Gita - containing Lord Krishna's teachings and regarded as the essence of the Hindu religion and philosophy - is one of the most ... Read more...

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Ekta Sweats On Desi Twilight


July 2nd, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 2, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):The more the delay, the less chance of it succeeding. We're using this line for the second time in a matter of two weeks. First it was ... Read more...

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Draupadi Dilemma!


June 24th, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 24, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Bollywood has always been inspired by epics. There have been several spin-offs of "Ramayan' and "Mahabharat', including the recent Raavan and Rajneeti! While the former ... Read more...

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Movie Review: Rajneeti(2010)


June 4th, 2010 - 11:47 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Rajneeti: Prakash Jha Take A BowRating: 4 out of 5*Starring: Ajay Devgan, Nana Patekar, Ranbir Kapoor, Arjun Rampal, Katrina Kaif, Manoj Bajpai and Naseeruddin ShahDirector: Prakash JhaJune 4, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): ... Read more...

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The Way the Actors Are Linked By the Media Makes Me Wonder Whether I Am Working in ‘Film’ Industry or ‘Dating’ Industry! - Katrina Kaif


April 30th, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 30, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Katrina Kaif tells Jyothi Venkatesh that her role in Rajneeti is not based on Sonia Gandhi but Draupadi from MahabharatWhat is Rajneeti about?Rajneeti has a popular ... Read more...

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Akshay, the Early Riser


April 8th, 2010 - 4:21 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 8, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): For actor Akshay Kumar, who is known to be one of the busiest actors in Bollywood, socializing becomes a task. But this action stud surely knows ... Read more...

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Actors staying away from Mahabharat?


March 23rd, 2010 - 11:46 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
March 23, 2010, (Sampurn Wire):Once actors craved to be part of it but it seems the prospect of working in an epic like Mahabharata isn't enticing anymore. Star Plus's long over ... Read more...

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Chandigarh to host SAARC folklore festival


November 5th, 2009 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 5 (IANS) Over 200 writers and artists from South Asian countries will showcase their folklore traditions at a festival here that will kick off Friday. The Foundation of SAARC Writers and ... Read more...

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Bal Thackeray blames people for pushing state into ‘hell’


October 23rd, 2009 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai Oct 23 (IANS) Stunned by his party's third consecutive defeat at the hustings, Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray Friday blamed the people of Maharashtra for "pushing the state back ... Read more...

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TVS Motor eyes 50 percent three-wheeler market share


October 12th, 2009 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 12 (IANS) TVS Motor, the country's third largest two-wheeler manufacturer, is targeting a 50 percent market share of the three-wheeler segment in three years, a senior official said here Monday. "In ... Read more...

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Ram and Shatrughan come together for ‘Rakta Charitra’


September 26th, 2009 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) This is indeed rare. Ram and Shatrughan are coming together - for a film that is "similar to the Mahabharat in tone and spirit". ... Read more...

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Shikha Swaroop makes a comeback


September 17th, 2009 - 6:37 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Do you remember the golden period of epics on television? Well we are talking about the old days when serials like Mahabharat and fantasy like Chandrakanta were much like by the ... Read more...

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‘TVS King’ may be renamed ‘Arjun’ in West Bengal


August 26th, 2009 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Hosur (Tamil Nadu), Aug 26 (IANS) Non-resident industrialist Prasoon Mukherjee may soon assemble a three-wheeler named "Arjun" in West Bengal, while his ambition to launch a motorcycle under the same brand may ... Read more...

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TVS, Mahabharat Motors join hands


August 26th, 2009 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Hosur (Tamil Nadu), Aug 26 (IANS) TVS Motor, the country's third largest two-wheeler manufacturer, will get its motorcycles assembled at the West Bengal facility of Mahabharat Motors, promoted by non-resident Indian Prasoon ... Read more...

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Kamal gets nostalgic at friend Raghuram’s dance school launch


July 14th, 2009 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 14 (IANS) Tamil thespian Kamal Haasan and well-known dance director S. Raghuram re-lived their years-old friendship once again when the actor launched his friend's dance school 'Narthanashala' here and reminisced ... Read more...

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BJP, Congress woo Punjabi, migrant voters in Delhi


May 4th, 2009 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Congress candidates from West Delhi constituency largely focussed on wooing Punjabi and other migrants voters in the capital Monday - ... Read more...

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Kantha embroidery makes Bengali rural women self-reliant


March 17th, 2009 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
By Ajitha Menon South 24 Parganas (West Bengal) Mar 17 (ANI): Women in West Bengal''s rural hinterland have become self reliant through traditional embroidery work called ''Kantha''. For over six decades, Bengali women ... Read more...

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Tamil actor Siva Kumar gives new flavour to Kamba Ramayanam


March 14th, 2009 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
By Rinku Gupta Chennai, March 14 (IANS) The beauty of the Kamba Ramayanam so entranced well-known Tamil actor Siva Kumar that he memorised 100 verses of the 9th century classic and recited it ... Read more...

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Shahid gifts himself Rs.1.5 million bike (Film Snippets)


January 31st, 2009 - 9:24 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 31 (IANS) After John Abraham, Shahid Kapur is the new bike enthusiast in the Hindi film industry and has gifted himself a sports bike, costing close to Rs.1.5 million."Shahid loves ... Read more...

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Studios suffer losses as cine workers continue strike


November 13th, 2008 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) The dispute between Bollywood's cine workers association and producers is taking its toll on studios - the owners are facing losses as the shooting of all serials has ... Read more...

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President Pratibha Patil mourns B.R. Chopra’s death


November 5th, 2008 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 5 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Wednesday mourned the passing away of veteran director B.R. Chopra and said that India had "lost a creative personality and a legendary filmmaker".“An acclaimed ... Read more...

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B.R. Chopra - master of socially relevant filmmaking (Obituary)


November 5th, 2008 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 5 (IANS) He's the man who gave us "Naya Daur" in the 1950s that dealt with the conflict between man and machine as well as the kitschy "Mahabharat" in the ... Read more...

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