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I am recreating the traditional storytelling art: Neelesh Misra (Interview)


September 18th, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Journalist, scriptwriter and lyricist Neelesh Misra dons many hats. And now as a radio jockey, he hopes to revive the traditional storytelling culture, which he ... Read more...

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Good Dad not here to hear today’s songs: Kishoreda’s son


August 4th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 4 (IANS) Had Kishore Kumar been alive today, he would have felt pity for the current breed of songs, the legend's son Amit Kumar said Saturday on the ... Read more...

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Prabhu Deva shoots ad film with Virat Kohli


July 13th, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) The multi-faceted Prabhu Deva shot his first ad film with cricketer Virat Kohli in Bangkok recently."I am excited because a story has to be told within ... Read more...

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Manish Paul’s forte - making sense out of nonsense (With Image)


July 6th, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) He has the gift of the gab and makes full use of it! Popular TV anchor Manish Paul, now set to host "India's Got ... Read more...

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Kashmir officers salute Raju


June 21st, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 21 (IANS) Serving and retired officers in Jammu and Kashmir Thursday mourned the death of former colleague Radha Vinod Raju, calling him an ace investigator and a thorough ... Read more...

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Indo-German urban fair in Bangalore from Friday


June 19th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 19 (IANS) A 10-day Indo-German Urban Mela (fair) will unfold from here Friday to commemorate 60 years of both the countries establishing diplomatic relations and showcase a blend ... Read more...

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Indirect tax collection target will be met, says Mukherjee


June 4th, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) The government is confident that it will meet the indirect tax collection target of Rs.4,99,694 crore in 2012-13, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said Monday."I ... Read more...

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Court decision in Bangaru Laxman sting April 27


April 4th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) A Delhi court hearing a case against former Bharatiya Janata Party president Bangaru Laxman for allegedly accepting a bribe from a fake arm dealer ... Read more...

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More needs to be done in Afghanistan: India to UNSC


March 21st, 2012 - 7:37 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, March 21 (IANS) Although progress made till date in war-torn Afghanistan has been significant, "much more needs to be done" in the country, Hardeep Singh Puri, India's permanent ... Read more...

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Indian Army chief leaves for Britain on official visit


February 13th, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) Just three days after the Supreme Court nixed his plea on changing his birth date, Indian Army chief General V.K. Singh Monday left on a ... Read more...

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Indian Army chief to visit Britain from Monday


February 12th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) Just three days after the Supreme Court rejected his plea to reconcile his birth date in official records as May 10, 1951, Indian Army chief ... Read more...

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Malayalam writer Sukumar Azhikode dead (Lead)


January 24th, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Thrissur (Kerala), Jan 24 (IANS) Malayalam writer Sukumar Azhikode died at a private hospital here Tuesday morning, family sources said. He was 85.After being detected with bone cancer, Azhikode was ... Read more...

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Malayalam writer Sukumar Azhikode passes away


January 24th, 2012 - 10:10 am ICT by IANS
Thrissur (Kerala), Jan 24 (IANS) Malayalam writer and orator Sukumar Azhikode passed away at a private hospital here Tuesday morning, family sources said. He was 85.The end came at 6.33 ... Read more...

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World’s first super predator had acute vision


December 8th, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 8 (IANS) Over 500 million-year-old fossil eyes of the extinct Anomalocaris have been found in a pristine condition. They show the world's first apex predator had extremely acute ... Read more...

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Vishal Bhardwaj wanted to be a cricketer


December 6th, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 6 (IANS) Bollywood filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj, who is currently busy with his next film "Dedh Ishqiya", says as a teenager he dreamt of becoming a cricketer."Sports has ... Read more...

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Deepti Naval’s short stories look at real India


November 9th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) Actress Deepti Naval has joined the legion of Indian writers with her maiden collection of short stories."The Mad Tibetan: Stories From Then And Now", ... Read more...

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Hazarika’s death plunges Kolkata’s cultural world into gloom


November 6th, 2011 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 5 (IANS) Gloom descended in the Kolkata music and cultural world as news of master balladeer Bhupen Hazarika's death spread Saturday evening.Hazarika had a long association with ... Read more...

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Pakistan, China ties are unique: Hina Rabbani Khar


August 24th, 2011 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 24 (IANS) Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar, who is on a visit to Beijing, has said Pakistan and China enjoy a unique relationship and dialogue was an ongoing ... Read more...

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Narendra Sarila, Mountbatten’s aide and diplomat, passes away


July 8th, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Narendra Singh Sarila, former aide de camp to Lord Mountbatten, India's last viceroy, and former ambassador to France, died Friday after a prolonged illness at ... Read more...

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‘Love?’ inspired by my babies: J Lo (Interview)


May 23rd, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 23 (IANS) Multi-faceted Jennifer Lopez is back on the music platform with "Love?" - her first album in four years. Dwelling on, you guessed it, love, the ... Read more...

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Kanimozhi: Multi-faceted person neck deep in mega scam


May 20th, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Her name Kanimozhi means sweet words. But beyond her fluent communicative skills in English and Tamil, the 43-year-old daughter of DMK supremo M. Karunanidhi ... Read more...

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Pak says “no reason for any country to be threatened” by its relationship with China


April 15th, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 15(ANI): Referring to India, Pakistan's Foreign Ministry has said that there is no reason for any country to be threatened by its ties with China.When asked to comment on reports ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

‘7 Khoon Maaf’ - Bharadwaj ready with black comedy (Movie Preview)


February 14th, 2011 - 10:20 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) Vishal Bharadwaj's fetish for big screen adaptations of books and plays is well-known. Continuing with what he is best at, the multi-faceted filmmaker is bringing on ... Read more...

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Vrindavan’s ‘Porn Swamy’ arrested, CDs, cameras seized


January 18th, 2011 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mathura, Jan 18 (IANS) The controversial Vrindavan 'Porn Swamy', accused of making pornograhic clips and movies using holy motifs and the backdrop of deities, was arrested Monday afternoon after more than ten ... Read more...

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India, China can’t afford conflicted ties: Rao


January 14th, 2011 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, Jan 14 (IANS) Amid a visa row with China, India has underlined that "a conflicted or contest-ridden" relationship cannot help the two countries and called for a transparent dialogue to ensure ... Read more...

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Religious leader under attack over porn film


January 5th, 2011 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Vrindavan, Jan 5 (IANS) A religious preacher here is on the run after a porn film he is said to have produced with his wife went into circulation here, triggering noisy protests.The ... Read more...

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I had a superb time directing Dharamji: Hema Malini (Interview)


December 28th, 2010 - 10:41 am ICT by IANS
By Ruchika Kher Mumbai, Dec 28 (IANS) Directing your husband and daughter could have its tricky moments and so it was for Hema Malini too. But it was enormously enjoyable and everything ... Read more...

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Wikileaks: India declines comment, says candid dialogue on with US


November 30th, 2010 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) India's external affairs ministry has refused to comment on the leak of secret US diplomatic cables, but asserted that it continues to have a "candid" dialogue ... Read more...

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Chemicals in apple skins, red wine, tumeric could help fight Alzheimer’s


November 30th, 2010 - 11:40 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 30 (ANI): A new study has revealed that supplements derived from apple skins, red wine and tumeric might someday help slow the onset and progression of Alzheimer's and related diseases. ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Malawi seeks Indian help in ‘greenbelt initiative’


November 10th, 2010 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
By Lakshmi Krishnakumar New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) Inspired by India's "Green Revolution", Malawi has sought Indian assistance in its "Greenbelt initiative" aimed at raising agricultural output. The southeast African nation is ... Read more...

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Your profile picture on Facebook says it all


October 30th, 2010 - 6:24 pm ICT by ANI
Adelaide, Oct 30 (ANI): An Adelaide-based social media strategist has revealed how the profile pictures on Facebook can tell more about the person than they realise.Lee Hopkins said a photograph of ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh promises visa on arrival for citizens of four ASEAN nations


October 30th, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Hanoi (Vietnam), Oct 30 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Saturday announced that nationals from Cambodia, Vietnam, Philippines and Laos would be given visas on arrival from January 1, 2011.Addressing ... Read more...

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Bhansali and me can communicate even in silence: Aishwarya Rai


October 24th, 2010 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Dibyojyoti Baksi Mumbai, Oct 24 (IANS) Aishwarya Rai, who once again teams up with Sanjay Leela Bhansali in "Guzaarish", says they share a strange connection. The beautiful actress also says that ... Read more...

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Open to changes in CRPF to tackle Maoists: Vijay Kumar


October 7th, 2010 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) New Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) Director General K. Vijay Kumar Wednesday said he was open to making "structural and procedural changes" in his paramilitary force ... Read more...

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‘I want to direct Hollywood films’ - A.R. Murugadoss


September 7th, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 7, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): He has got few miles to the Gateway of Hollywood and he is curiously looking forward for his dream destination. Obviously, having been acclaimed as one ... Read more...

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