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Gurinder Chadha wants Saif to play Nehru in her next


June 20th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 20 (IANS) Britain-based Indian filmmaker Gurinder Chadha sports a new look and is ready to wear the director's hat again. She'll soon begin filming a movie on ... Read more...

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No boiler blast at Kudankulam: Nuclear Power Corp.


May 7th, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 7 (IANS) The Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) Monday termed as baseless that a boiler had burst at the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) as work ... Read more...

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Corinthians to play Emelec without center-back Marquinhos


May 1st, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, May 1 (IANS) Brazilian club Corinthians will play Ecuador's Emelec in Copa Libertadores without defender Marquinhos, who has been barred from leaving the country.Marquinhos, 17, was told ... Read more...

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Chavan says Shivaji memorial in sea is on


March 20th, 2012 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 20 (IANS) Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan has asserted that the proposed Chhatrapati Shivaji memorial will come up in the Arabian Sea and the state would suggest amendments ... Read more...

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Odisha halts work at SAIL mine


February 14th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 14 (IANS) Odisha has stopped all operations at a key iron ore mine of the public sector Steel Authority of India Ltd (SAIL) in the state as a ... Read more...

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A good act lands principal in trouble


October 17th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Oct 17 (IANS) The acting principal of a government school in Bihar has been using his own money to pay the nine teachers he hired to beat a teacher ... Read more...

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Mayawati government withdraws permission to ‘Aarakshan’ show


August 4th, 2011 - 1:19 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 3 (IANS) The Mayawati government Wednesday withdrew permission granted for a grand show to promote Amitabh Bachchan starrer 'Aarakshan' for which the Bollywood icon and his co ... Read more...

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Film star-turned-minister bats for Mohanlal


July 22nd, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, July 22 (IANS) Film star-turned-Kerala minister K.B. Ganesh Kumar, who is also in-charge of cinema portfolio, Friday ruled out an inquiry into reports that Income Tax sleuths had found ... Read more...

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Briton faces jail after gifted gun on wedding


July 16th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 16 (IANS) A man is facing jail in Britain after he received a Kalashnikov assault rifle as a wedding gift from his wife.John Wallace, 47, bought parts for ... Read more...

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Controversy over Shimla’s ultra-luxury housing project


May 23rd, 2011 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 23 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government is under attack for an ultra-luxury housing project here that opposition parties say is being carried out in complete violation of ... Read more...

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Telugu group to protest outside White House


March 21st, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 21 (IANS) North America Telugu Society (NATS), a group representing Telugus living in North America, will organise a peaceful protest outside the White House in Washington March 29 ... Read more...

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Adarsh demolition order challenged in court


February 15th, 2011 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 15 (IANS) Members of the scam-hit Adarsh Co-operative Housing Society have moved the Bombay High Court challenging the union environment ministry's demolition order against its 31-storey building here, a ... Read more...

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Adarsh scam: Society members challenge MOEF demolition order


February 15th, 2011 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Feb 15 (ANI): Almost a month after the Union Ministry of Environment and Forests (MOEF) passed an order to demolish the Adarsh Housing Society, its members have approached the Bombay High ... Read more...

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‘Anjaana Anjaani’ inspired by ‘Friends’: Siddharth Anand


May 29th, 2010 - 8:48 am ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, May 29 (IANS) Director Siddharth Anand says his new film "Anjaana Anjaani", which stars Ranbir Kapoor and Priyanka Chopra, is inspired by the hit American sitcom "Friends"."I ... Read more...

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Siddharth Anand Speaks For The First Time On Anjaana Anjaani


May 28th, 2010 - 12:35 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 28, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Director Siddharth Anand says that his new film Anjaana Anjaani is inspired by the television series Friends."I remember when I watched "Friends', I wanted ... Read more...

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PCB gives Malik permission to play for Lancashire


May 12th, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 12 (IANS) Banned former Pakistan captain Shoaib Malik has got the permission of the board to play for the English county Lancashire. "We have given Malik the required No Objection Certificate ... Read more...

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Gurgaon cracks down on illegal hoardings, posters


April 9th, 2010 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh/Gurgaon, April 8 (IANS) The district administration of Gurgaon Thursday imposed a ban on installation of hoardings and posters at all government and private properties, officials said. These orders were issued by Gurgaon ... Read more...

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Director plans for white Christmas in New York


December 11th, 2009 - 9:03 am ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, Dec 11 (IANS) Director Siddharth Anand is excited about shooting Christmas celebrations in a restricted area of New York City with Priyanka Chopra and Ranbir Kapoor for ... Read more...

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Ranbir Kapoor and Priyanka Chopra to celebrate White Christmas in New York


December 10th, 2009 - 5:11 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
By Subhash K JhaFor the first time in the history of Indian cinema, director Siddharth Anand in "Anjaana Anjaani' will shoot New York, including the completely forbidden Rockefeller Center's Christmas tree, ... Read more...

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Mobile vans to rescue the mentally ill abandoned in Delhi


October 25th, 2009 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Kanu Sarda New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Taking note of the shocking saga of former model Gitanjali Nagpal, who was found begging on the streets of the capital, the government is soon ... Read more...

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Switzerland urges Libya to release Swiss nationals


September 3rd, 2009 - 6:26 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, Sep 3 (Xinhua) The Swiss government has called on Libya to honour pledges it made in an accord with Switzerland and allow two detained Swiss nationals to leave the country, the ... Read more...

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With street plays, bands, Delhi to celebrate gay pride (Lead)


May 27th, 2009 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Street plays, a full fledged wedding band and even a float. After a successful and colourful gay pride march last year, the first of its kind to ... Read more...

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Delhi looks to celebrate gay pride again


May 27th, 2009 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) The pride is back. After a successful and colourful gay pride march last year, the first of its kind to be held in Delhi, the capital is ... Read more...

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Case filed against Congress MP for poll code violation (Lead)


April 9th, 2009 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 9 (IANS) Congress MP Bijendra Singh has been charged with violation of model code of conduct for using vehicles with hooters during campaign and organising public meetings in Aligarh ... Read more...

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Case against Congress MP booked for violation of poll conduct


April 9th, 2009 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 9 (IANS) Bijendra Singh, the Congress MP from Aligarh in Uttar Pradesh, has been charged with violation of model code of conduct for using vehicles with hooters during campaign ... Read more...

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Ashok Singhal charged with violating poll conduct


April 9th, 2009 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 9 (IANS) The Vishwa Hindu Parishad's (VHP) international president Ashok Singhal has been charged with violating the model code of conduct for holding a meeting in Uttar Pradesh's Gorakhpur district ... Read more...

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BJP fully backs Varun, says Rajnath Singh (Third Lead)


April 6th, 2009 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Etah (Uttar Pradesh), April 6 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will make the "harassment and torture" of its jailed young leader Varun Gandhi a poll issue, party president Rajnath Singh ... Read more...

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BJP backs Varun politically and legally: Rajnath Singh (Second Lead, Changing dateline)


April 6th, 2009 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Etah (Uttar Pradesh), April 6 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) would take the issue of the "harassment and torture" of its jailed Pilibhit candidate Varun Gandhi to the people, party ... Read more...

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Samajwadi leader’s helicopter crash lands in Uttar Pradesh (Lead)


March 22nd, 2009 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 22 (IANS) A private helicopter carrying Samajwadi Party leader Raghuraj Pratap Singh, also known as Raja Bhaiya, crash landed on a highway in Uttar Pradesh Sunday evening, the police said. ... Read more...

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BSP’s Rae Bareli candidate charged with violating poll code


March 21st, 2009 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 21 (IANS) R.S. Kushwaha, the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) candidate from Uttar Pradesh's Rae Bareli seat, has been charged with violating the model code of conduct for using mikes ... Read more...

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Iran summons Egyptian envoy for not allowing aid ship


January 27th, 2009 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Jan 27 (IANS) The Iranian foreign ministry Tuesday summoned the top Egyptian diplomat in Iran to lodge Tehran's protest over what it said Cairo's obstruction in getting Iranian aid to the ... Read more...

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Goa beach party ban casts uncertainty over music festival


December 21st, 2008 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 21 (IANS) The ban on beach parties in Goa has put a question mark over the Sunburn music festival, featuring top disk jockeys (DJs) from the world, scheduled to be ... Read more...

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Monkeys run riot in Reliance IPCL complex


November 7th, 2008 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
Vadodara, Nov 7 (IANS) The sprawling 1,263-acre IPCL petrochemicals complex of Reliance Industries in this central Gujarat city is now fighting an invasion of langurs, and officials have been forced to summon ... Read more...

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Indian community celebrates Baisakhi in Poland


April 13th, 2008 - 4:43 pm ICT by admin
By Surender Bhutani Warsaw, April 13 (IANS) The Indian community celebrated Baisakhi with traditional fanfare at a gurdwara in the Polish capital. This is the only Sikh shrine in the whole of Eastern ... Read more...

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West Bengal to act against illegal hotels on the beach


February 29th, 2008 - 1:14 am ICT by admin
By Soudhriti Bhabani Kolkata, Feb 14 (IANS) The West Bengal government is moving court against the unauthorised hotels and resorts that have come up on the sea beach at Mandarmani in violation of ... Read more...

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