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‘Peddlers’ heads to Toronto film fest


August 1st, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) After the 65th Cannes International Film Festival, debut director Vasan Bala's "Peddlers" is now set for screening at the 37th Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) ... Read more...

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Court rejects plea for plagiarism case against Bhandarkar


June 27th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) A Delhi court Wednesday rejected an author's plea for lodging a case against Bollywood filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar for copying from her book the plot of ... Read more...

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Aditi Ashok shares lead with Mehar Atwal in golf meet


June 19th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Secunderabad, June 19 (IANS) Scoring continued to be tough at the Usha Army Ladies and Juniors Golf 2012, but Aditi Ashok turned in a four-over 76 to move into shared ... Read more...

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Gurbani Singh wins Bangalore golf meet


June 14th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 14 (IANS) Gurbani Singh shot a steady one-under 71 to grab the Usha Southern India Ladies golf event at the KGA here Thursday. Gurbani, the overnight leader kept ... Read more...

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Mehar, Aditi to clash in Southern India golf


June 11th, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 11 (IANS) Defending champion Mehar Atwal will take on Aditi Ashok, the current leader on the ladies and junior girls Order of Merit, in Usha Southern India Ladies ... Read more...

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‘Peddlers’ team in customs hassle


May 31st, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 31 (IANS) "Peddlers" co-producer Guneet Monga and director Vasan Bala were held up at the Mumbai airport by customs officials for carrying iPads and were released after they ... Read more...

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No Cannes for Kalki Koechlin


May 14th, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) While filmmaker Anurag Kashyap is all geared up to attend the 65th Cannes International Film Festival, starting May 16, his actress wife Kalki Koechlin ... Read more...

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Vasan Bala’s ‘Peddlers’ selected for Cannes Critics’ Week


April 24th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Cannes, April 24 (IANS) Indian director Vasan Bala's debut feature film "Peddlers" has been selected to represent India at the 51st edition of Cannes Critics' Week, a parallel ... Read more...

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Half of MCD wards go to women, male politicians jittery


January 28th, 2012 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) With the Delhi Election Commission declaring the list of Municipal Council of Delhi wards reserved for women and Scheduled Caste candidates, many political bigwigs found ... Read more...

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National TT: Top seeds advance into second round


January 27th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 27 (IANS) All top men paddlers, including Sharath Kamal, won their first round matches at the 73rd Senior National Table Tennis Championships at the SAI sub-centre here.Though there ... Read more...

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Hedwall wins Women’s Indian Open golf, Sharmila top Indian


December 11th, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Dec 11 (IANS) Sweden's Caroline Hedwall struck a purple patch in the middle of her final round with four straight birdies to win the Hero Women's Indian Open here ... Read more...

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Over 10,000 dengue cases in India this year


November 7th, 2011 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) More than 10,000 dengue cases have been reported across the country so far this year, with Punjab topping the list with 2,016 cases, an official ... Read more...

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24 dengue cases in 24 hours in Delhi


October 24th, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) The national capital reported the highest number of dengue cases in a day this year with at least 24 people testing positive for the virus, ... Read more...

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Gurbani grabs Golf title in Sri Lanka, Chikka runner-up


October 22nd, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kandy (Sri Lanka), Oct 22 (IANS) Gurbani Singh asserted herself as one of the leading amateurs in the region by winning the 124th Sri Lankan Amateur Golf championships here Saturday.The ... Read more...

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Dengue cases cross 500 mark in Delhi


October 20th, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Even as the capital grapples with a surge of vector borne diseases -- dengue, malaria and chikungunya, the civic agency Thursday said it will upscale ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka amateur golf: Chikka, Gagan win men’s team title


October 20th, 2011 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kandy, Oct 20 (IANS) The Indian men's team of S. Chikkrangrappa and Gagan Verma won the international team event at the Sri Lankan Amateur Open Golf Championships, edging out Bangladesh ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka amateur golf: Gurbani, Gauri second after first round


October 19th, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kandy, Oct 19 (IANS) Indian girls Gurbani Singh and Gauri Monga were lying second at the end of the first round of the Sri Lankan amateur golf championships here Wednesday.The ... Read more...

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MCD flays Dikshit for water quality


September 22nd, 2011 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The capital's water quality has not improved despite repeated reminders to Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, who is also the Delhi Jal Board chairman, the Municipal ... Read more...

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MCD briefs councillors on dengue, malaria


August 8th, 2011 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) Monday held a workshop to brief councillors on tackling vector-borne diseases such as dengue and malaria in the monsoon ... Read more...

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Civic agency ropes in schools for anti-dengue drive


July 30th, 2011 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Stepping up its drive against vector borne diseases such as dengue and malaria, the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) Saturday announced it is roping in ... Read more...

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Civic body imparts dengue lessons to schools


June 24th, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Doctors and public health nurses in Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) schools were Friday trained on ways to fight vector-borne diseases such as dengue and ... Read more...

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Prepared for monsoon: Delhi civic agency


June 2nd, 2011 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) Wednesday said it was prepared for the monsoon and vector-borne diseases."We have already stepped up our activities of ... Read more...

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No takers for Delhi’s mosquito-proof coolers


May 18th, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) An attempt to keep dengue fever and chikungunya at bay in the national capital through the use of mosquito-proof coolers (MPC) in the summer months ... Read more...

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One more dengue case reported in Delhi


May 4th, 2011 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) A fresh case of dengue fever was reported from east Delhi Tuesday, taking the total number of cases this year to three, officials here said."The ... Read more...

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Easier to get film financed when India involved: English filmmaker


April 17th, 2011 - 9:35 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 17 (IANS) When "successful country" India is an aspect of a film it is easier to get finances for that project, revealed English filmmaker Michael Winterbottom who shot ... Read more...

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Guess who’s secretly shooting in Mumbai? Freida Pinto!


April 16th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 16 (IANS) Indian actress Frieda Pinto, who shot to worldwide fame after starring in the multi-Oscar winning film "Slumdog Millionaire", has been quietly shooting in Mumbai for ... Read more...

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Delhi reports year’s first dengue case


March 21st, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) The national capital's first case of dengue of the year has been reported from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), and the country's ... Read more...

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Delhi Jal Board water contaminated with human feces


March 10th, 2011 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) At least 18 percent of water supplied by the Delhi Jal Board (DJB), the primary supplier in the national capital, was found to be contaminated ... Read more...

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Gauri keeps Indian hopes alive in Queen Sirikit golf


March 10th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) India's Gauri Monga kept hopes of a podium place intact as she carded a two-under 70 in second round to go to one-under 143 for ... Read more...

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Korea take lead, India sixth in Queen Sirikit Cup golf


March 9th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) Firm favourites and defending champions Korea took a handy two-shot lead over the Philippines at the end of the first day of the 33rd Queen ... Read more...

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Korea start favourites, India bank on home advantage in Queen Sirikit Golf


March 8th, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) South Korea start as firm favourites in the 33rd Queen Sirikit Cup Golf starting at the Delhi Golf club Wednesday.The Koreans, who have dominated women's ... Read more...

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Antony assures funds for military hospital modernisation


January 24th, 2011 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan. 24 (IANS) Noting that the Armed Forces Medical Services (AFMS) has utilised the entire budget of Rs.90 crore this year, Defence Minister A.K. Antony Monday assured enough funds for ... Read more...

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PSPB beat Delhi to reach table tennis semifinal


January 19th, 2011 - 1:07 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 18 (IANS) Defending champions Petroleum Sports Promotion Board (PSPB) snuffed out a feeble challenge from Delhi to set up a semifinal clash with North Bengal in the women's contest of ... Read more...

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Chikka moves ahead of Fernandes in All India junior golf


December 29th, 2010 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 29 (IANS) Playing on his home turf, Chikkarangappa took advantage of Rigel Fernandes faltering in the third round to take the overall lead in the All India Junior and sub ... Read more...

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MCD to promote mosquito-proof coolers


December 3rd, 2010 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) Friday asked the city residents to use special mosquito-proof coolers (MPC) to keep dengue and chikungunya at bay.The civic body is ... Read more...

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