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‘Urumi’ wins best film at Madrid film fest


June 4th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Malayalam film "Urmi" won the best film award at the Imagineindia International Film Festival held in Madrid, while Santhosh Sivan won the best director trophy ... Read more...

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‘A Separation’ wins best foreign film Oscar


February 27th, 2012 - 9:40 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 27 (IANS) Iranian film "A Separation" walked away with the golden statuette for the best foreign film at the 84th Academy Awards."A Separation" beat Belgium's "Bullhead", Canada's ... Read more...

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‘A Separation’ wins best foreign film Oscar


February 27th, 2012 - 9:40 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 27 (IANS) Iranian film "A Separation" walked away with the golden statuette for the best foreign film at the 84th Academy Awards."A Separation" beat Belgium's "Bullhead", Canada's ... Read more...

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‘Adaminte Makan Abu’ out of Oscar race


January 19th, 2012 - 3:05 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Malayalam film "Adaminte Makan Abu", India's official entry to the upcoming Academy Awards, has failed to make it to the top nine shortlist for ... Read more...

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Kerala director to spend IFFI prize money on Oscar promotion


December 3rd, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 3 (IANS) Salim Ahmed, director of Malayalam film "Adaminte Makan Abu" which won the Silver Peacock prize at the 42nd International Film Festival of India (IFFI), will spend ... Read more...

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IIFI 2011: Malayalam films dominate Indian panorama


October 18th, 2011 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) After regional films grabbed the most National Awards this year, the Indian Panorama section of the 42nd International Film Festival of India (IFFI), to be ... Read more...

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63 nations vie for foreign language film Oscar


October 14th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Oct 14 (IANS) As many as 63 entries, including a first time entry from New Zealand, have been submitted for consideration in the foreign language film category for ... Read more...

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‘Adaminte Makan Abu’ India’s official Oscar entry


September 24th, 2011 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 24 (IANS) National Award-winning Malayalam film "Adaminte Makan Abu" has been selected by the Film Federation of India (FFI) to be the country's official entry to the Academy ... Read more...

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Awards for regional films an encouraging trend: President


September 9th, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil, who gave away the 58th National Film Awards in the capital Friday, said it was an "encouraging trend" that regional films ... Read more...

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‘Send best feature film at national awards to Oscars’


September 6th, 2011 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) The jury for the feature film category at the 58th National Film Awards has recommended that movie that wins the top award should be ... Read more...

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Mandira Bedi enjoying motherhood (Movie Snippets)


June 22nd, 2011 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Anchor-actress Mandira Bedi, who recently gave birth to son Vir, says she is doing perfectly well after the delivery."Thank u all for ur wonderful ... Read more...

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National Award winning film’s release stopped


May 21st, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 21 (IANS) The release of Malayalam film "Adaminte Makan Abu", which won four National Awards, was stopped after one of the producers approached a Kerala court and got ... Read more...

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Dutta fumbles with names at national awards announcement


May 19th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Bollywood filmmaker J.P. Dutta Thursday presented a disappointing picture of himself at the 58th National Film Awards when he failed to pronounce right the ... Read more...

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Rs.5 lakh relief for kin of man who fell into pit, died


August 2nd, 2010 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday awarded compensation of Rs.5 lakh to the family of a retired bureaucrat who died last year after falling into a pit left ... Read more...

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Houselisting Census to commence from April:Makan


February 23rd, 2010 - 10:00 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 23 (ANI): Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Ajay Makan said here on Tuesday that the first phase of Population Census 2011-- Houselisting and Housing Census would be ... Read more...

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Court issues notices on uncovered pits in Delhi


February 12th, 2010 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday issued notices to the central government, Municipal Corporation of Delhi, Commonwealth organising committee and the Delhi government for leaving a deep pit ... Read more...

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Remake for Rajavaninte Makan


February 4th, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Feb 4, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): "Neelathamara's success seems to have enticed Mohanlal into remaking his old film, "Rajavaninte Makan'. The movie which made Mohanlal a household name will be remade ... Read more...

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Zardari echoes Indira, says every Pakistani will get ‘Roti, Kapra aur Makan’


January 19th, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Faisalabad, Jan.19 (ANI): Replicating former Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi over resolving issues of the masses, Pakistan President Asif Zardari has said that his government would provide basic amenities such as food, ... Read more...

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Iranian protestor Neda Soltan’s grave desecrated again by Iran Govt supporters


January 8th, 2010 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan. 8 (ANI): The grave of Neda Soltan, a student protester, who was shot dead by the Iranian militia while demonstrating against the rigged presidential elections, was defaced by the supporters ... Read more...

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We have learnt lessons from past: Jharkhand CM Shibu Soren (Interview-Lead)


December 30th, 2009 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
By Nityanand Shukla Ranchi, Dec 30 (IANS) Jharkhand's new Chief Minister Shibu Soren Wednesday promised to provide a corruption-free government in the state, saying he had "learnt lessons from the past"."We have ... Read more...

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Soren promises corruption-free rule in Jharkhand (Interview)


December 30th, 2009 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
By Nityanand Shukla Ranchi, Dec 30 (IANS) Jharkhand's new Chief Minister, Shibu Soren, promised Wednesday to provide a corruption-free government in the state.Soren said in an interview soon after taking office that ... Read more...

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No case registered yet in Vajpayee’s assistant’s death


August 30th, 2009 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Police have yet to file a case a day after the body of a 77-year-old man, who was an assistant to former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, ... Read more...

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Iran’s ‘Joan of Arc’ predicted her violent death by gunfire


June 23rd, 2009 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
New York, June 23 (ANI): Young girl Neda Agha-Soltan, who became the central rallying cry of the Iranian protests, predicted her violent death by gunfire, but was determined to take part ... Read more...

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Nearly half of Delhi MPs are ministers in UPA government


May 27th, 2009 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) As many as three MPs from the national capital, which is nearly half of the total MPs of Delhi, are in the prime minister's council of ... Read more...

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500,000 to be moved from Swat ahead of military action: Minister (Lead)


May 5th, 2009 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 5 (IANS) Some 500,000 people are to be evacuated from Swat in Pakistan's restive northwest ahead of an expected military operation against the Taliban, a provincial minister said Tuesday. Large ... Read more...

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Swat residents asked to evacuate


May 5th, 2009 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 5 (IANS) The residents of Swat in Pakistan's troubled northwest were Tuesday asked to move to safer areas as the Pakistani military seemed to be opening a third front ... Read more...

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Ajay Makan, Vijender Gupta and Jagdish Mukhi file nominations


April 17th, 2009 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Political heavyweights from Delhi such as Congress candidate from New Delhi constituency Ajay Makan, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate Vijender Gupta and former Delhi minister Jagdish ... Read more...

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Kerala to host national drama festival


March 1st, 2009 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 1 (IANS) Theatre buffs in Kerala would be treated to more than a dozen award-winning plays at the fifth National Drama Festival that starts here Monday. The festival will be ... Read more...

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Mingora suicide bombing death toll reaches 46


March 1st, 2008 - 7:07 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Mar.1 (ANI): The death toll in the suicide bombing in Mingora has reached 46, even as 16 dead persons were buried today in the presence of their bereaved relatives. throwing the ... Read more...

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Benazir does a Indira Gandhi by promising roti, kapda aur makan


December 1st, 2007 - 4:50 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Dec 1 (ANI): Pakistan Peoples Party chairperson Benazir Bhutto has done what late Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi did in the 1970s by promising Roti, Kapra aur Makan (food, clothing and ... Read more...

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