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Malayalam actor Prithviraj gets 6-pack abs for ‘Aiyya’


September 13th, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 13 (IANS) South Indian actor Prithviraj Sukumaran is all set to mark his debut in Bollywood. But that will not be the only fresh experience for this actor, ... Read more...

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India’s mining scenario chaotic: Rights group


June 14th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 14 (IANS) India's government has systematically failed to ensure that the country's multi-billion-dollar mining industry adheres to key human rights and environmental laws, an international rights watchdog said ... Read more...

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I want unconventional roles: Mrunal Jain (TV Snippets)


May 17th, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) Television actor Mrunal Jain, recently seen as Sameer Diwan in ongoing show "Hitler Didi", says he wants to do unconventional roles in Hindi films."I am open ... Read more...

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Congress distances itself from media bill (Lead)


May 1st, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) The Congress Tuesday distanced itself from a bill on media regulation proposed by Meenakshi Natarajan, a Lok Sabha MP and an aide of party ... Read more...

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Congress distances itself from media regulation bill


May 1st, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) The Congress Tuesday distanced itself from a bill on media regulation proposed by Meenakshi Natarajan, a Lok Sabha MP and an aide of Rahul ... Read more...

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Bollywood actress’s headless body found in Allahabad septic tank


April 18th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Allahabad, April 18 (IANS) A team of Mumbai police aided by Allahabad cops traced the headless torso of Meenakshi Thapa, a budding Bollywood actress who was abducted on March 30, ... Read more...

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NCP leader flashes pistol, suspended


April 2nd, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 2 (IANS) Two Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) politicians, including the city unit head of Maharashtra's Roha town, have been booked for allegedly threatening a local official who tried ... Read more...

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Human Rights Watch hails India


March 19th, 2012 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Human Rights Watch Monday hailed India's decision to vote against Sri Lanka at the Human Rights Council meeting in Geneva over a "war crimes" ... Read more...

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Delhi policeman’s wife commits suicide


March 11th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) The 36-year-old mentally-ill wife of a Delhi Police head constable committed suicide by slitting her throat with a stone cutter, police said Sunday.Meenakshi, wife of ... Read more...

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Translating my works for orchestra was enriching: A.R. Rahman (Interview)


January 20th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 20 (IANS) As renowned German film orchestra Babelsberg recreates the music of A.R. Rahman on stage in Mumbai, India's famous composer says it was enriching to translate ... Read more...

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Chidambaram heckled in Lok Sabha


December 20th, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) Opposition MPs Tuesday heckled Home Minister P. Chidambaram to prevent him from speaking in the Lok Sabha, part of the move to boycott the ... Read more...

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Lokpal panel finalises report, Team Anna rejects it


December 7th, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) The Parliamentary Standing Committee examining the Lokpal bill finalised its draft report Wednesday amidst increased dissent from members, including those of the Congress, over ... Read more...

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Padmini shocks Tania to take lead in women’s national chess


November 3rd, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 3 (IANS) Woman Grandmaster Padmini Rout of Orissa moved into sole lead with an upset win over top seed and International Master Tania Sachdev (Air India) in the ... Read more...

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Tania moves into sole lead in women’s national chess


November 2nd, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 2 (IANS) Top seed Tania Sachdev (Air India) moved into sole lead defeating Woman Grandmaster Mary Ann Gomes (AAI) in the fifth round of the Velammal 38th National ... Read more...

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‘Daggaraga Dooranga’ - just ordinary (Telugu Movie Review)


August 28th, 2011 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Film: 'Daggaraga Dooranga'; Cast: Sumanth, Vedhika, Sindhu Tholani, Brahmanandam, Krishna Bhagawan, Sathyam Rajesh, Raghu Babu; Producer: Y. Sambhashiva Rao; Story-Screenplay-Direction: Ravi Chawali; Music: Raghu Kunche; Camera: Surendra Reddy; Rating: **"Daggaraga Dooranga" ... Read more...

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Young Congress MPs nuance Congress stance on Hazare fast


August 26th, 2011 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) From muted criticism of the party's initial attack on Anna Hazare to open support for a debate on the Jan Lokpal bill - young ... Read more...

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Young Congress MPs protest BJP’s delay on Lokpal debate


August 26th, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Young MPs from the Congress Friday protested inside the parliament complex against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for "delaying" the debate on the Lokpal ... Read more...

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Fancy body piercing? Get your hygiene right


August 25th, 2011 - 10:43 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Aparajit Sinha, 21, pierced his eyebrows in the first year of college to look cool. But within two days he had to take the studs ... Read more...

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Vendors to businessmen, everyone is for Anna


August 18th, 2011 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The thousands who packed the India Gate lawns here cheering jailed Gandhian Anna Hazare for his war on corruption included an entire spectrum of ... Read more...

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Except tickets, Indians aren’t shopping online (With Images)


July 5th, 2011 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Looks like Indian consumers aren't comfortable buying personal things like clothes, shoes or jewellery online.According to a report by the Internet and Mobile Association of ... Read more...

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Fact sheet on those involved in the 2G telecom spectrum case


May 20th, 2011 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Here is a fact sheet on those involved in the second generation (2G) telecom spectrum allocation case being probed by the Central Bureau of Investigation ... Read more...

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Castration as punishment for rape? The debate intensifies


May 6th, 2011 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) The often emotive debate over whether rape convicts should be castrated is back in the public domain. A Delhi judge's suggestion that castration, whether surgical ... Read more...

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Court frees 65 detained Pakistanis, allows stay in Delhi


April 28th, 2011 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) A total of 65 Pakistani nationals, detained for staying in India without valid documents, would be released from jail and allowed to live here for ... Read more...

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Call to prosecute Congress leaders for anti-Sikh riots (Lead)


April 26th, 2011 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
New York, April 26 (IANS) Human Rights Watch (HRW) has sought the prosecution of leaders of India's Congress party who allegedly organised attacks on Sikhs after Indira Gandhi's assassination in ... Read more...

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Rights group seeks Congress leaders’ prosecution for anti Sikh riots


April 26th, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
New York April 26 (IANS) Human Rights Watch (HRW) has demanded prosecution of leaders of India's Congress party leaders who were allegedly involved in organising attacks on Sikhs during November ... Read more...

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Prayers in Himachal temples for India’s victory


April 2nd, 2011 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 2 (IANS) As the Men in Blue take on the Men in Dark Blue from the emerald island at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai Saturday, people of Himachal ... Read more...

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Fake pilot scam: Govt. directs DGCA to probe all pilot licenses


March 15th, 2011 - 9:23 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 15 (ANI): Expressing concern over instances of use of fake documents to get pilot's licences, Civil Aviation Minister Vayalar Ravi on Tuesday said an instruction has been issued to ... Read more...

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Haryana to play Railways in women’s national hockey final


January 29th, 2011 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Sonepat, Jan 29 (IANS) Hosts Haryana will clash with Railways in the final of the Senior National Women's Hockey Championship at Motilal Nehru Sports School here Sunday.In the semi-finals Saturday, Railways routed ... Read more...

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Drop sedition case against Binayak Sen: Human Rights Watch


January 6th, 2011 - 3:47 am ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 6 (IANS) The Indian government should drop sedition cases against rights activists Binayak Sen, Arundhati Roy, and others, the Human Rights Watch said Thursday. The international body has also ... Read more...

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At 90, Shimla’s skating rink set for nationals


December 29th, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Shimla, Dec 29 (IANS) Ninety years old and still going strong - Asia's only natural ice skating rink is all set to host skaters from across the country for the ... Read more...

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CBI interrogates RSS leader; conspiracy, says Kumar (Fourth Lead)


December 24th, 2010 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) The CBI Thursday questioned Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) leader Indresh Kumar for more than five hours in connection with the 2007 Mecca Masjid blast in Hyderabad that ... Read more...

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BSF killing innocents, says rights body


December 9th, 2010 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 9 (IANS) Human Rights Watch Thursday accused the Border Security Force (BSF) of killing innocents along the Bangladesh border, but the paramilitary denied the charge."The BSF has gone out of ... Read more...

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‘Mandhira Punnagai’ bold but not gripping enough (Tamil Film Review)


November 21st, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
By Aravindan D.I. Film: 'Mandhira Punnagai'; Cast: Karu Palaniappan, Meenakshi, Santhanam, Rishi and Thambi Ramaiah; Director: Karu Palaniappan; Music: Vidyasagar; Ratings:***Karu Pazhaniyappan, who has made reasonably thought-provoking films like "Parthiban Kanavu" and "Pirivom ... Read more...

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‘Pakistani leadership lives in self-delusion’


November 19th, 2010 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
By Meenakshi Iyer New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Pakistan is a victim of many delusions - a country where the army and civilian leadership "live in perpetual self-delusion" and take on "jihadist ... Read more...

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State Politicians Present At ‘Pratikshana’ Audio Release


October 13th, 2010 - 7:39 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 13, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The upcoming Kannada film Pratikshana has released its audio album on Sunday evening at The Bell Hotel in Karnataka. The event was attended by many politicians ... Read more...

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