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Big B feels singers play vital role in actors’ lives


July 31st, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan says playback singers play an important role in building an actor's stature in Indian cinema."Playback singers have always been responsible for the ... Read more...

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Mangalore crash: Apex court notices on Rs.75 lakh compensation (Lead)


January 3rd, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday issued notice to the central government and Air India on a petition seeking a minimum compensation of Rs.75 lakh for the ... Read more...

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‘Khoya khoya chand’ - Some of Dev Anand’s hit songs


December 4th, 2011 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) From Sadhana to Waheeda Rahman, Usha Kiran to Nalini Jaywant, Dev Anand romanced most of the beauties of the black and white era. The songs ... Read more...

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Shammi Kapoor, tumsa nahin dekha (Obituary, Lead)


August 14th, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) The man who jived and rock-and-rolled into our hearts is no more. Shammi Kapoor, the swashbuckling actor of the 1950s and 1960s who redefined the image ... Read more...

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Telecom executive steals Mohammed Rafi tribute show


August 1st, 2011 - 3:24 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) He may not be as well known as singers Anand Raj Anand or Roop Kumar Rathod, but T.S. Jyothiraman, an executive with Lemon mobiles, ... Read more...

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There can never be a singer like Rafi: Lata Mangeshkar


July 31st, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Singing legend Lata Mangeshkar remembers late singer Mohammed Rafi on his 31st death anniversary and says there can never be a singer like him again. ... Read more...

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Dev Anand remembers Mohammed Rafi


July 31st, 2011 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Veteran actor Dev Anand remembered Mohammed Rafi on his 31st death anniversary Sunday, saying the legendary singer was one of the greatest souls."Rafi's death anniversary ... Read more...

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Mohammed Rafi was a musician with a soul: Son, biographer


July 31st, 2011 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) The badshah of Bollywood playback singing, Mohammed Rafi, who gave Indian cinema 40 golden years of haunting melodies, was one of the few survivors in ... Read more...

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Gulam Nabi Azad to attend Rafi tribute


July 30th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 30 (IANS) Union Health Minister Gulam Nabi Azad will be the chief guest at a function in New Delhi Sunday to pay tribute to legendary singer Mohammed Rafi ... Read more...

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Mangalore air crash: Rs.75 lakh for each victim’s kin (Second Lead)


July 20th, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Kochi, July 20 (IANS) National carrier Air India is set to pay Rs.75 lakh ($168,000) each to the families of 158 passengers killed in the Mangalore crash last year, ... Read more...

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Air India to pay Rs.75 lakh to kin of Mangalore crash (Lead)


July 20th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, July 20 (IANS) The Kerala High Court Wednesday told Air India to pay Rs.75 lakh as compensation to the families of each of the 158 people who died in ... Read more...

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Air India to pay Rs.75 lakh to crash victims


July 20th, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, July 20 (IANS) The Kerala High Court Wednesday directed Air India to pay interim compensation of Rs.75 lakh each to the kin of 158 passengers who died in an ... Read more...

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Man held for killing father


July 7th, 2011 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) A 26-year-old man has been arrested for murdering his father as he did not like his womanising, police said Thursday.Mohammed Rafi poisoned his father Mohammed ... Read more...

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Lata at leisure loves watching ‘KBC’, ‘CID’


October 22nd, 2010 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
By Ruchika Kher and Dibyojyoti Baksi Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) She has stopped her riyaz and spends time catching up on her favourite TV programmes, including Amitabh Bachchan's "Kaun Banega Crorepati" and ... Read more...

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Kolkata Metro to name stations after Rafi, Kishore


September 22nd, 2010 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 22 (IANS) Kolkata Metro railway stations named will be named after Sikh Guru Guru Gobind Singh, poet Mohammad Iqbal and legendary playback singers Mohammed Rafi and Kisohre Kumar, Railway ... Read more...

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Rafi voted Best Indian footballer


September 13th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 13 (ANI): Striker Mohammed Rafi, who plays for Churchill Brothers, Goa, has been voted the 'Best Indian Footballer', while Okolie Odafe was chosen as the 'Best Foreign Footballer' of ... Read more...

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Rafi is best Indian footballer, Odafe foreigner of the year


September 13th, 2010 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Churchill Brothers striker Mohammed Rafi was adjudged the best Indian footballer, while his teammate Odafe Onyeka Okolie of Nigeria was crowned the best foreign footballer at ... Read more...

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Asha Bhosle unveils album, celebrates 77th birthday in Mumbai


September 8th, 2010 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
By Shaikh SharikMumbai, Sep. 8 (ANI): Bollywood singer Asha Bhosle unveiled an album called 'Unheard Melodies' here, and celebrated her 77th birthday with her fans.Though her birthday is on Wednesday, she ... Read more...

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India go down 0-1 to Thailand in international friendly


September 4th, 2010 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Sep 4 (IANS) The Indian football team suffered a 0-1 loss against Thailand in an international friendly played at the Yamaha Stadium here Saturday. Thailand's experienced striker Sarayoot Chaikumdee scored the ... Read more...

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India lose 0-1 to Mafra on Portugal tour


August 20th, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Lisbon, Aug 20 (IANS) The Indian football team went down 0-1 to second division Portuguese side Clube Desportivo de Mafra in their practice match at the Mafra ground here. The only ... Read more...

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Chettri’s brace help India to beat Portuguese side


August 19th, 2010 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Fatima (Portugal), Aug 19 (IANS) Sunil Chettri scored a brace as India defeated second division Portugese side Uniƃ£o Desportiva da Serra 3-1 in a practice football match here at Pope John ... Read more...

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India register 1-0 win over over Atletico


August 5th, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) The Indian football team registered their third straight win, a hard fought 1-0 victory over second division Portuguese club Atletico at the Sporting Academy training ground ... Read more...

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India thrash Desportivo Monsanto 6-2 on Portugal tour


July 30th, 2010 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The Indian football team thrashed Desportivo Monsanto 6-2 at Pilado in their second practice match in Portugal. According to information received here, Mohammed Rafi scored a brace, ... Read more...

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Mohd Rafi’s son to launch music academy in father’s honour


July 29th, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 29 (IANS) Legendary singer Mohammed Rafi's son Shahid Rafi will Saturday launch a music academy Saturday in his father's name as a tribute on his 30th death anniversary. "There are so ... Read more...

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Buddha Hi Buddha Hai Music Launch


May 21st, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 21, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Rajesh Dhabare's album 'Buddha Hi Buddha Hai- The Buddha Within' deals with a unique theme with the album being a musical interpretation of the teachings of ... Read more...

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Neil Nitin Mukesh turns composer!


April 12th, 2010 - 4:22 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 12, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Neil Nitin Mukesh is sure going places! The suave actor, who debuted with the critically acclaimed Johnny Gaddar, followed it up with commendable performances in New ... Read more...

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Agra music legend struggles to survive


March 8th, 2010 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
By Brij Khandelwal Agra, March 8 (IANS) One of the last exponents of the Agra Gharana of Hindustani classical music, 86-year-old Ustad Akeel Ahmad Khan is not only unwell but is also a ... Read more...

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Six brand new songs of Rafi released


January 28th, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) After 30 years, six youthful and romantic songs crooned by legendary singer Mohammed Rafi have been released for the first time. The lilting numbers have been compiled ... Read more...

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Short film on Rafi screened on his 85th birth anniversary


December 24th, 2009 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) A short film produced by the Films Division was screened in the capital to celebrate the 85th birth anniversary of legendary playback singer Mohammed Rafi. The short film ... Read more...

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IFFI to organise moments with the music maestros


November 22nd, 2009 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 22 (IANS) Musical great like Ustad Bismillah Khan, K.L. Saigal, Mohammed Rafi will continue to enthrall the audiences at the 40th International Film Festival of India (IFFI), long after they ... Read more...

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Mohun Bagan beat Mahindra to make 27th Durand Cup final


September 20th, 2009 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) A brace from Edeh Chidi saw Mohun Bagan through to the final of the Durand Cup with a 2-1 victory over defending champions Mahindra United here ... Read more...

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Mahindra face Mohun Bagan in Durand Cup semis (Lead)


September 18th, 2009 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Defending champions Mahindra United ended East Bengal's woeful run in the 122nd Durand Cup with a 2-0 win while Mohun Bagan beat JCT by a similar ... Read more...

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Durand Cup: Mahindra in semis after 2-0 win over East Bengal


September 18th, 2009 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) East Bengal's woeful run in the 122nd Durand Cup ended with a 0-2 loss to defending champions Mahindra United in the quarterfinal league stage here Friday. ... Read more...

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Mahindra, TFA win in IFA Shield


September 1st, 2009 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 1 (IANS) Mahindra United prevailed over George Telegraph 2-0 while Tata Football Academy (TFA) finished 1-1 with United Sporting Club in their opening 114th IFA Shield group matches Tuesday. Mohammed Rafi ... Read more...

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Mammootty wins ‘Actor of the Decade’


August 17th, 2009 - 10:24 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
The Jai Hind Utsav Film Awards Ceremony, organized by Jai Hind TV at Corporation Stadium, Kozhikode, will be held on Sunday to celebrate its second anniversary. It has announced Mammootty as the ... Read more...

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