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Shahid Kapoor opts out of YRF film


August 28th, 2012 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Shahid Kapoor has pulled out of a Yash Raj Films (YRF) project as his packed schedule is not allowing him to accommodate changes in creative ... Read more...

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I’ve not yet signed ‘Phata Poster Nikla Hero’: Shahid


August 2nd, 2012 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 2 (IANS) Actor Shahid Kapoor says he is yet to give the nod to Rajkumar Santoshi's film "Phata Poster Nikla Hero"."Me and Raj (Rajkumar Santoshi) have met, but ... Read more...

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Can’t think ‘Mr.India 2′ without Amrish Puri: Shekhar Kapur (Movie Snippets)


June 23rd, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 23 (IANS) Remembering Bollywood's 'Mogambo' Amrish Puri on his 80th birth anniversary, acclaimed filmmaker Shekhar Kapur says he can't think of a sequel to "Mr.India" without the actor."Amrish ... Read more...

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Mujib, Russia and Mumbai on the bookshelf (IANS books this week)


June 23rd, 2012 - 11:18 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) The bookcart this week has gripping fiction and thought-provoking non-fiction. Browse with IANS... 1. Book: "Barnabas"; Written by Sangeeta Nambiar; Published by Westland; Priced ... Read more...

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Shahid signs Bejoy Nambiar’s next


May 13th, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 13 (IANS) After the success of "Shaitaan", director Bejoy Nambiar is in no mood to relax, it seems. While still working on his second directorial venture "David", he ... Read more...

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Polls critical step in Myanmar reform: UN


April 12th, 2012 - 4:00 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, April 12 (IANS) The UN Security Council has praised the by-elections held in Myanmar as important progress in the country's democratic reform process."Council members welcome the successful by-election ... Read more...

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I latch onto good talent: Anurag Kashyap


March 1st, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 1 (IANS) Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap has given a worthy platform to several newcomers through his film, and there is a special reason behind it! He feels the new ... Read more...

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Myanmar president meets top UN envoy


February 15th, 2012 - 7:47 am ICT by IANS
Yangon, Feb 15 (IANS) Myanmar President U Thein Sein met the visiting UN special envoy to Myanmar, Vijay Nambiar, in Nay Pyi Taw Tuesday, state radio and television reported.Nambiar, the ... Read more...

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In Chennai Saturday, Advani and Modi may meet Jayalalithaa


January 13th, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 13 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi and BJP senior leader L.K. Advani are to arrive in Chennai Saturday to attend a function, and political circles are ... Read more...

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BJP leader Sukumaran Nambiar dies in Chennai


January 8th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 8 (IANS) Sukumaran Nambiar, a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national executive member, died of heart attack here Sunday, party sources. said. He was 64. He is survived ... Read more...

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I benefit from new filmmakers: Rajeev Khandelwal


December 22nd, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) Thespians are usually sceptical about working with fresh directors, but talented actor Rajeev Khandelwal has no such hang-ups. He feels he benefits from the ... Read more...

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BJP team to visit Sabarimala to see facilities


November 13th, 2011 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari Saturday constituted a committee to visit Kerala's Sabarimala to look at the steps taken to improve ... Read more...

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‘Shaitan’ - a new kind of cinematic voice (IANS Movie Review)


June 11th, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Shaitan"; Cast: Rajeev Khandelwal, Kalki Koechlin, Shiv Pandit, Gulsha Devaiya, Kirti Kulhari, Neil Boopalam; Rating: ***1/2If there were any doubts about 2011 being the year of reckoning for Indian ... Read more...

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Is ‘Shaitan’ a revamped version of Kashyap’s ‘Paanch’?


May 31st, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 31 (IANS) There seems to be a strong resemblance between Anurag Kashyap's unreleased directorial debut "Paanch" and his forthcoming production venture "Shaitan". And Bejoy Nambiar, who has helmed ... Read more...

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Edgy, quirky music in Anurag Kashyap’s ‘Shaitan’ (IANS Music Review)


May 24th, 2011 - 9:17 am ICT by IANS
Film: "Shaitan"; Music Directors: Prashant Pillai, Amar Mohile, Ranjit Barot, Anupam Roy and Bhayanak Maut; Singers: K.S Krishnan, Preeti Pillai, Kalloist, Farhad Bhiwandiwalla, Hitesh Modak, Prashant Pillai, Bindu Nambiar, Colin Terence, ... Read more...

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Actor Shiv Pandit picks new art - rolling joints! (With Images)


May 22nd, 2011 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) He neither drinks, nor does he smoke - but actor Shiv Pandit went out of his way to learn how to roll joints for his ... Read more...

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Fresh faced: Bollywood maps new terrain (With Images)


May 19th, 2011 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 19 (IANS) Coming to your box office this Friday are names that don't ring a bell. Yet they are the protagonists of a new trend in Bollywood ... Read more...

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Mumbai homes rap up work for World Cup final


April 2nd, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 2 (IANS) Children have been made to finish off homework early morning, dinners have already been cooked, all household chores have been hurried through -- families in Mumbai ... Read more...

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Lok Ayukta to probe allegations against Achuthanandan’s son


March 10th, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 10 (IANS) A month before the April 13 Kerala assembly polls, Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan Thursday handed over the opposition's letter, containing various allegations of corruption against his ... Read more...

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Achuthanandan defends son, asks for CBI probe


February 26th, 2011 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 26 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan Saturday demanded a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the opposition's allegations that his son scuttled an enquiry into the lottery ... Read more...

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Kerala opposition to seek governor’s intervention


February 25th, 2011 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 25 (IANS) The Congress-led opposition in Kerala will urge Governor R.S. Gavai to order an inquiry into the allegations against Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan and his son, a party leader ... Read more...

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Congress presents proof against Achuthanandan’s son


February 24th, 2011 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 24 (IANS) Kerala's Congress-led opposition Thursday took up Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan's challenge and presented a book which reportedly shows his son V. Arunkumar asking for a bribe to allow ... Read more...

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Thilakan’s Returns To Drama After 25 Years


January 17th, 2011 - 4:00 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
in 1979. He had a small role in this film but made his mark as an actor.Since then, he appeared in many Mollywood films and went on earning various awards ... Read more...

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Masala Awards: Dec 17th At Atlantis, The Palm A Big Draw For Stars


December 14th, 2010 - 8:19 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The Masala Awards night to be held in The Palm, Atlantis, on the 17th of December. It is all set to be a big draw with top notch Bollywood stars gracing ... Read more...

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Zaidi takes charge as new Civil Aviation Secretary


November 30th, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.30 (ANI).Dr. Nasim Ahmad Zaidi has assumed charge as the new secretary in the civil aviation ministry. He takes over from M. Madhavan Nambiar, who has superannuated.Dr. Zaidi belongs to ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu pick up two titles in junior national squash


November 2nd, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 2 (IANS) Hosts Tamil Nadu Tuesday picked up two of the four titles at stake winning the Under-19 titles in the boys and girls sections in the junior National Inter-State ... Read more...

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Domestic flights from Delhi’s Terminal-3 now from Nov 14


October 25th, 2010 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Domestic flight operations from Terminal-3 (T3) of the Indira Gandhi International Airport here will now start from Nov 14, instead of Oct 30 as announced, officials ... Read more...

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Meet, a Gandhian by antique collection in Tamil Nadu


October 2nd, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by ANI
By Juhan SamuelThrissur (Tamil Nadu), Oct.2 (ANI): A septuagenarian in Tamil Nadu's Thrissur district has raised a big collection of antiques that includes several belongings of Mahatma Gandhi.Antony Chittatukara, a retired teacher, ... Read more...

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Death for aircraft hijackers: MPs to examine bill


September 28th, 2010 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Rana Ajit New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) A lawmakers' panel is to examine this week a bill that seeks to provide the death penalty to anyone convicted of hijacking an aircraft.The panel, ... Read more...

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Relief for Congress MP from Kerala High Court


July 28th, 2010 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, July 28 (IANS) The Kerala High Court Wednesday gave relief to five-time Congress Lok Sabha member Kodikunnil Suresh by staying for three weeks a verdict annulling his election as MP from ... Read more...

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Court annuls five-time Congress MP’s election


July 26th, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, July 26 (IANS) The Kerala High Court Monday annulled the election of five-time Congress Lok Sabha member Kodikunnil Suresh, holding that he was ineligible to contest from the reserved constituency of ... Read more...

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Day after strike, Air India seeks to restore normalcy


May 27th, 2010 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, May 27 (IANS) National carrier Air India was Thursday struggling to restore normal operations after a two-day wildcat strike by 15,000 employees and said it would take another ... Read more...

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150 bodies recovered from Mangalore crash site


May 22nd, 2010 - 9:11 pm ICT by ANI
Mangalore, May 22 (ANI): Rescue officials on Saturday said that they had recovered and retrieved 150 of the 158 bodies from the Air India Express air crash site, and added that efforts ... Read more...

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159 dead as AI plane overshoots runway, hurtles down cliff at Mangalore (Roundup)


May 22nd, 2010 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
By V.S. Karnic and Minu Jain Mangalore (Karnataka), May 22 (IANS) At least 159 people were killed when a packed to capacity Air India Express flight from Dubai crashed Saturday while landing ... Read more...

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Thorough probe into crash needed: Minister


May 22nd, 2010 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Mullappally Ramachandran Saturday said only a thorough investigation would reveal the reason behind the aircrash at Mangalore airport that killed ... Read more...

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