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Indian American director’s thriller wins another US award


September 14th, 2012 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 14 (IANS) "9 Eleven", a Bollywood-style thriller by Indian American director Manan Singh Katohara, has won the Best Narrative Feature Award at the 2012 Third World Independent Film ... Read more...

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Verma, wife move release application in money laundering case


September 11th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) Businessman Abhishek Verma and his wife, arrested for their alleged role in a money laundering case, Tuesday moved an application for their release in a ... Read more...

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Abhishek Verma’s wife denied bail


August 30th, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) A Delhi court Thursday dismissed the bail plea of businessman Abhishek Verma's wife in a money laundering case lodged by the Enforcement Directorate (ED).Additional Chief ... Read more...

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Indian American director’s thriller wins two US awards


August 28th, 2012 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 28 (IANS) "9 Eleven", a Bollywood-style thriller by Indian American director Manan Singh Katohara, has won the Best Feature and Best Director awards at the 2012 World Music ... Read more...

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Abhishek Verma faces arrest for money laundering


August 21st, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) told a Delhi court Tuesday that businessman Abhishek Verma and his wife will be arrested in a fresh money laundering case ... Read more...

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Chand to lead India in U-19 cricket World Cup


July 3rd, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) Delhi boy Unmukt Chand will lead the 15-member Indian team at the International Cricket Council (ICC) Under-19 World Cup to be held in Australia in August.Uttar ... Read more...

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First South Asian film fest concludes in Washington (Lead)


June 4th, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 4 (IANS) The first edition of annual DC South Asian Film Festival (DCSAFF) came to an end with the screening of Dev Anand's "Hum Dono", fully restored in ... Read more...

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Washington hosts first South Asian film festival


June 4th, 2012 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 4 (IANS) The curtain came down on the first annual DC South Asian Film Festival (DCSAFF) with the screening of Dev Anand's "Hum Dono", fully restored in colour.Attended ... Read more...

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First South Asian film festival in Washington next month


May 8th, 2012 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 8 (IANS) The three-day first Annual Washington DC South Asian Film Festival from June 1-3 will include a Shyam Bengal retrospective, acting and filmmaking workshops and short films ... Read more...

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Indian American filmmaker wins award


March 3rd, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 3 (IANS) Indian American filmmaker Manan Singh Katohora has won the "2012 Rising Star Award" for his feature film "9 Eleven" at the Canada International Film Festival.Held in ... Read more...

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Pakistan designer styles Kashmiri embroidery for bridal wear (With Images)


December 21st, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, Dec 21 (IANS) If it is Bollywood's "Rockstar" that has brought Kashmiri hand embroidery back in fashion in India, it is Pakistan's young designer Ali Xeeshan who showcased at ... Read more...

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Pact signed to sponsor 5,000 Indonesian orphans


October 22nd, 2011 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Oct 21 (IANS/WAM) The UAE Red Crescent Authority (RCA) has signed an agreement with the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) to jointly sponsor 5,000 Indonesian children orphaned by ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s economic growth strategy criticised


October 7th, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 7 (IANS) Pakistan's strategy for achieving higher growth has come in for criticism from experts.Participants at a consultation on economic growth Thursday in Peshawar expressed doubts on the ... Read more...

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Bawne to lead India in u-19 quadrangular series


September 18th, 2011 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) Maharashtra's Ankit Bawne will captain the 15-member India squad announced Sunday for the under-19 quadrangular series in Vishakhapatnam Sep 27-Oct 9.The other three teams in the ... Read more...

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Court issues notice to Amod Kanth in 1984 medal case


September 16th, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday issued notice to former police officer Amod Kanth and one of his colleagues on an appeal against the dismissal of ... Read more...

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Three killed in road accident


August 14th, 2011 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Aug 14 (IANS) Three people were killed and four injured when the car in which they were travelling rammed into a tree Sunday morning on National Highway-58 in Ghaziabad, ... Read more...

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Indian American politicians rake in cash


August 12th, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 12 (IANS) Indian American candidates are emerging as a fundraising force for the 2012 US elections, raking in cash from a well-heeled and tight-knit community seeking to ... Read more...

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Rs.50,000 reward each for boys who spotted plane’s fire


July 26th, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) The five youngsters who noticed fire from an Air India jetliner's engine and helped save lives of over 350 passengers Sunday would be ... Read more...

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Hindu spiritual leader’s abduction in Balochistan triggers protests


December 23rd, 2010 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Quetta, Dec 23 (ANI): The abduction of a Hindu spiritual leader has triggered protest demonstrations in different parts of the Pakistani province of Balochistan.82-year-old Maharaja Luckmi Chand Garji was whisked away along ... Read more...

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Five kidnapped campaign workers for Afghan female MP assassinated by Taliban


August 30th, 2010 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 30 (ANI): Five abducted Afghan campaign workers of Fauzia Galani, one of the few female candidates contesting the parliamentary election in September this year, have been reportedly shot dead ... Read more...

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Nikki Haley’s success sees rise of Indian-American candidates in U.S. politics


June 12th, 2010 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 12(ANI): Indian-American Nikki Haley, who has advanced to a Republican Party runoff in South Carolina's gubernatorial race, has put the spotlight on the increased involvement of people of Indian ... Read more...

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Whitehouse gatecrasher to judge Washington sari contest


May 14th, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi May 14 (IANS) TV actor Michaele Salahi, known for her infamous gatecrashing of the US President Barack Obama's dinner party, will be co-judging a best sari contest to be ... Read more...

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Another church attacked as Malaysia in damage control mode (Lead)


January 11th, 2010 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 11 (IANS) A church was attacked Monday in Malaysia - the eighth such incident in a fortnight - as it sought to launch a damage control exercise by telling ... Read more...

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Crowd furious after Kotla strip spoils Sunday party


December 27th, 2009 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) For the packed crowd braving the northern wintry chill at the Ferozeshah , it turned out to be a damp Sunday as the fifth and the final ... Read more...

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India to tour South Africa before under-19 World Cup


December 9th, 2009 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 9 (IANS) The Indian under-19 team will play a tri-series in South Africa before heading for New Zealand to take part in the Jan 15-30 World Cup, it was announced ... Read more...

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Menaria to lead India in U-19 cricket World Cup


December 6th, 2009 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 6 (IANS) Rajasthan's Ashok Menaria will lead the India under-19 cricket team in the 2010 World Cup, being held in New Zealand from Jan 15-30. The squad announced Sunday it will ... Read more...

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Boy, 16, dies in fistfight with a friend


August 20th, 2009 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) A 16-year-old boy died after he was allegedly punched in the stomach by his friend when an argument between them turned violent, Delhi Police said Thursday. The deceased, ... Read more...

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Class 1 student dies in Jharkhand bus accident


July 10th, 2009 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, July 10 (IANS) A Class 1 student was killed and six children injured when a truck rammed into a school bus here Friday morning. According to police, the bus from Ranchi's ... Read more...

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Maneria to lead India U-19 team in Australia


March 24th, 2009 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 24 (IANS) Rajasthan's Ashok Maneria will lead the Indian colts in three One-dayers and two three-day matches in their cricket tour to Australia starting April 4. The 16-member under-19 squad Tuesday ... Read more...

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Youth kidnaps, murders minor in capital


March 19th, 2009 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) A 12-year-old boy was kidnapped and strangled to death by a youth in the capital, police said Thursday. Manan Mahajan, a class seven student and resident of sector ... Read more...

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Maneria to lead India u-19 cricket team


March 13th, 2009 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 13 (IANS) Rajasthan's Ashok Maneria will lead the India Under-19 team in Australia. India will play three One-day Internationals and two three-day games to be held from April 4 to ... Read more...

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Fighter aircraft used to kill over 20 insurgents in NWFP


August 30th, 2008 - 3:28 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Aug 29 (ANI): Three fighter aircraft were used to kill more than 20 insurgents, including two commanders.Three fighter aircraft took part in the operation and heavily bombed the positions of ... Read more...

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Two out-of-the-box Indian films at Toronto fest


August 8th, 2008 - 9:34 am ICT by IANS
By Radhika Bhirani New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Two movies dealing with bold subjects by Indian filmmakers N. Chandra and Manan Singh Katohora are to be showcased at the Toronto South Asian Film ... Read more...

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Lawyers allege nepotism in bar council appointment


July 22nd, 2008 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) Lawyers here organised a mock funeral procession of two senior lawyers Monday to protest what they alleged was nepotism in appointment of a member to the Delhi ... Read more...

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Late night studying could upset body clock


February 26th, 2008 - 1:15 pm ICT by admin
By Ranjana Narayan New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) Tens of thousands of students across the country are burning the midnight oil for their board examinations barely a week away. But they should watch ... Read more...

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