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Sporting bald look wasn’t easy: Nia Sharma (With Images)


September 6th, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) At a time when actresses are not even willing to go for de-glam roles, young Nia Sharma went ahead and donned a bald look to ... Read more...

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‘Young women place looks above health’


August 14th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 14 (IANS) College age women place looks and counting calories above health, say US researchers.Maria Len-Rios, associate professor of strategic communication, Suzanne Burgoyne, professor of theater, and undergraduates ... Read more...

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The making of new Pakistani cinema - with help from India


August 9th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Mazhar Zaidi and Farjad Nabi are journalists-turned-filmmakers from Pakistan. When they came together to make "Zinda Bhaag" on a burning issue in Pakistan, ... Read more...

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Bestselling teen novels bristle with swear words


May 18th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 18 (IANS) Bestselling authors of teen literature often have their rich, attractive and popular characters spout swear words and profanities, a new study finds. Sarah Coyne, professor at ... Read more...

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I hardly went to college: Minissha


March 23rd, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Actress Minissha Lamba, who started her acting career with "Yahaan" in 2005, says she hardly attended classes during her college days."I hardly went to college ... Read more...

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Jamia alumni bags National Film Awards


March 9th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) Iram Ghufran, an alumni of the Jamia Millia Islamia university, has won the National Award for best direction and best editing in the non-feature section ... Read more...

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Give self-regulation some time: Soni tells media (Lead)


February 24th, 2012 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Rejecting any attempt to impose censorship, Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni Friday urged the media industry to "give the self-regulation process some ... Read more...

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Give self-regulation some time: Soni to media


February 24th, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Rejecting any attempt to impose censorship, Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni Friday urged the the media industry to "give the self-regulation process some ... Read more...

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Mayawati behind FIR against Rahul: Congress


February 21st, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kanpur, Feb 21 (IANS) Blaming Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati, the Congress Tuesday said it would approach the high court for quashing a police complaint against party leader Rahul ... Read more...

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Student thrashed by colleagues at private college


September 10th, 2011 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, Sep 10 (IANS) A second year B.Tech student was thrashed and injured and his cousin allegedly ragged by two students of a private college in Greater Noida, police ... Read more...

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Excited to sing for Karan Johar: ‘X-Factor’ winner


September 3rd, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) Though he hasn't planned anything for the future, Geet Sagar, winner of music reality show "X Factor India", is enjoying his moments of glory ... Read more...

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Protests in Kolkata over Anna detention


August 16th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 16 (IANS) People from all walks of life came out on the roads in Kolkata Tuesday to register their protest against the arrest of social activist Anna Hazare ... Read more...

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Choose any subject from any course at IGNOU


August 15th, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) would soon be offering students the opportunity to pursue any subject from any course, Vice Chancellor V.N. Rajasekharan ... Read more...

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Magic can predict future, spread social messages: Indian magician (With Image)


June 10th, 2011 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) In the age of rapid communication, magic can be a medium to spread social messages, says Indian illusionist Gopinath Muthukad, who won a prestigious international ... Read more...

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Osama widow’s brother wants Pakistan to release her


May 16th, 2011 - 10:10 am ICT by IANS
London, May 16 (IANS) Yemeni student Zakaria al Sada, whose sister was shot and wounded in the US mission that killed Osama bin Laden, has asked Pakistan to release his ... Read more...

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Over a lakh applicants for Jamia’s 7,000 seats


May 13th, 2011 - 12:58 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) The Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) has sold 114,244 forms for the varsity's approximately 7,000 seats with courses like management and engineering the most sought-after, a ... Read more...

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Kolkata’s debutant voters excited and cautious


April 27th, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 27 (IANS) They compared manifestos, assessed past records of parties and examined how the candidate would make a difference. It was a carefully considered decision for ... Read more...

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Temporary ‘break-ups’ in TV programs ‘can leave viewers distressed’


April 19th, 2011 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 19 (ANI): A new study has indicated that even temporary "break-ups" in one's favourite television programs can be distressing for some people.But for those who think that less time spent ... Read more...

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Candlelight march in Agra in Hazare’s support


April 7th, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, April 7 (IANS) Hundreds of civil society activists, theatre personalities, educationists and mediapersons staged a candlelight march here Thursday evening to support the fight against corruption led by Anna ... Read more...

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Panjab University gets own community radio


February 13th, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 13 (IANS) In a bid to highlight developmental issues and the problems of the people, the Panjab University (PU) here Sunday got its own "Jyotirgamaya" community radio. Union Information ... Read more...

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Malaysia’s first male bharatanatyam duo raring to dance


February 13th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Ipoh (Malaysia), Feb 13 (IANS) Malaysia will have its first father-son duo of bharatanatyam dancers next Saturday, adding to the motley group of male exponents of this women-dominated dance form. ... Read more...

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‘The Daily’, a newspaper for iPad


February 3rd, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 3 (IANS) Media baron Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation Thursday launched a next generation digital newspaper for iPad tablet computer, beginning a new era in the rapidly-advancing mass communication system.Murdoch unveiled ... Read more...

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Scriptwriter Of Yamla Pagla Deewana Is On Cloud Nine


January 28th, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
starring Dharmendra, Sunny and Bobby Deol. Jasvinder is elated with the commercial success of the film. Jasvinder finds the all adulation hard to believe. Jasvinder commented that it feels like ... Read more...

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‘Dhobi Ghat’ my personal tribute to Mumbai: Kiran Rao


January 10th, 2011 - 9:25 am ICT by IANS
By Dibyojyoti Baksi Mumbai, Jan 10 (IANS) Kolkata girl Kiran Rao, who moved here after finishing her masters in mass communication from Delhi's Jamia and found both love and a career, says ... Read more...

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TV drove viewers to Internet to explore Obama-Muslim rumours


September 28th, 2010 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 28 (ANI): A new study has shown that online searches about the Obama-Muslim rumour spiked Americans' interest on days when the topic was heavily covered on national television networks, and ... Read more...

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Delhi 2010 Main Press Centre to be operational from September 23


September 6th, 2010 - 9:22 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep. 6 (ANI): The Organising Committee of the CWG 2010 Delhi has made elaborate arrangements for the international and national media that will be converging on the city for the ... Read more...

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Maoist-affected villagers to get pension


July 15th, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
Largarh (West Bengal), July 15 (ANI): Giving a much-needed respite to locals reeling under the increased offensive by Maoist cadres in the region, the officials in West Bengal's West Midnapore District on ... Read more...

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Jamia announces results


June 29th, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) The Jamia Millia Islamia here Tuesday announced the results of entrance test and interviews of some of its courses. The courses include Master of Business Administration (MBA) (full ... Read more...

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‘Vaastu Shastra’ director dies of stomach cancer


June 26th, 2010 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Sourabh Narang, best known for directing horror film "Vaastu Shastra", Saturday died of stomach cancer in Sri Lanka. He was 37. A friend of the actor posted ... Read more...

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How Bhatt convinced Delhi boy Imran to enter movies (With Images)


April 29th, 2010 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) Delhi boy Imran Zahid didn't have any acting plans till filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt approached him and convinced him to play a slain student leader in the new ... Read more...

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Indian mission in Kazakhstan celebrates ITEC Day


April 1st, 2010 - 12:21 pm ICT by ANI
Astana, Apr.1 (ANI): The Embassy of India in Kazakhstan celebrated the Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation (ITEC) Day with great enthusiasm last month.India embarked on collaborating with Kazakhstan under this programme immediately ... Read more...

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Delhi switches off lights for Earth Hour


March 28th, 2010 - 1:53 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) As the clock struck 8.30 p.m. Saturday, hundreds of Delhiites voluntarily switched off their lights for one hour to observe Earth Hour, a global climate awareness ... Read more...

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IPL means partying in Kolkata even if KKR is struggling


March 26th, 2010 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Debayan Mukherjee Kolkata, March 26 (IANS) For the aficionados of the Kolkata Knight Riders the Indian Premier League is more a fun than serious cricket. They are firmly behind their Dada ... Read more...

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Orissa Police organize health camp to increase contact with tribal people


March 20th, 2010 - 9:28 pm ICT by ANI
Koraput (Orissa), Mar 20(ANI): Orissa Police has began mass communication programmes aimed at tribals to increase contact with them, and to keep them away from joining Maoists.In order to increase contact with ... Read more...

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Belief in Obama’s Muslim faith rumours catch researchers’ eye


March 11th, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 11 (ANI): Researchers have turned their attention to people's belief in rumours that significantly misrepresented Barack Obama's faith during the 2008 presidential campaign.Experts at University of Georgia found that ... Read more...

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