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Making commercial films not Saurabh Shukla’s forte


September 13th, 2012 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) As an actor, Saurabh Shukla has carved a niche for himself in commercial cinema, but when it comes to making films, he chooses to helm ... Read more...

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Zarine Khan offered Hollywood film (Lead, Supersedes earlier story)


September 12th, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Hollywood's calling Zarine Khan! The actress says she has been approached to be a part of author-turned-director Daniel Silva's "Chimera" but is still considering the ... Read more...

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Zarine Khan ponders Hollywood offer


September 12th, 2012 - 2:07 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Actress Zarine Khan has revealed of being approached to be a part of author-turned-director Daniel Silva's "Chimera", but she is still brooding over the offer."I ... Read more...

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Salma Agha’s daughter set for Bollywood debut (With Image)


September 3rd, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) Pakistani actress Salma Agha's daughter Sasha is set to make inroads into the Hindi film industry with Yash Raj Films' "Aurangzeb". She will play a ... Read more...

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Hyundai’s domestic sales up by six percent


September 1st, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) Automobile major Hyundai Motor Saturday reported an increase of 5.9 percent in its August domestic sales which stood at 28,257 units over 26,677 units for ... Read more...

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I am not gender-biased: Bhandarkar


August 29th, 2012 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Madhur Bhandarkar is popular for making women-oriented films like "Chandni Bar", "Page 3" and "Fashion" and the filmmaker clarifies that this doesn't mean he ... Read more...

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Character actors are pillars of films: Anupam Kher


August 28th, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 28 (IANS) Actor Anupam Kher believes that character artists are the real pillars of any film."I think those whom we term as character actors in India, are ... Read more...

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Musician Sneha defies convention, follows her heart


August 14th, 2012 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 14 (IANS) Conventional is not her style. Sneha Khanwalkar, the woman behind the distinctly different music of "Gangs of Wasseypur", delves into rustic beats from the heartland, teams ... Read more...

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Can’t compare myself with Bipasha: Esha Gupta


August 8th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 8 (IANS) After "Jannat 2", actress Esha Gupta is gearing up for the release of her second film "Raaz 3", with Bipasha Basu as her co-star. She ... Read more...

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‘Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani’ to release in March (Movie Snippets) (With Images)


July 13th, 2012 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Get set to watch former off-screen lovers Ranbir Kapoor and Deepika Padukone get up close and personal in "Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani", releasing March ... Read more...

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‘Rush’ - Bejoy Nambiar’s big dream for small screen


July 11th, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) "Shaitaan" fame director Bejoy Nambiar is trying to bring much needed change on the small screen with his TV series "Rush". He hopes that the show, ... Read more...

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As militancy fades, girls return to school in Jammu’s remote regions


July 4th, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 4 (IANS) For the girls of Mahore in Jammu and Kashmir's Reasi district where militants used to have a free run, it is time to realise their dreams ... Read more...

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Indian Army’s Northern Command celebrates 41st raising day


June 17th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 17 (IANS) The Indian army's largest and most sensitive formation, the Northern Command, celebrated its 41st anniversary Sunday, recalling its achievements since its inception and how it is ... Read more...

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Varuna launches VOW, says it’s for emerging jewellery designers


June 14th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Varuna D. Jani says there are no platforms for emerging jewellery designers in the country and, therefore, she has launched an initiative to educate, mentor ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Emerson Climate eyes 1.5-tonne split-AC compressor segment


May 23rd, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 23 (IANS) After starting supplies of scroll compressors for two-tonne split air-conditioners, Emerson Climate Technologies (India) Ltd is now looking at the 1.5-tonne segment, an official said Wednesday."We ... Read more...

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‘Mules are not stubborn’


May 15th, 2012 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
London, May 15 (IANS) Many of us may have been using the age-old saying "stubborn as a mule", but a British expert has said such an impression about donkeys is unfounded, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Himalaya Optical ties up with Tom Davies


May 11th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 11 (IANS) Optical and eye care retail chain Himalaya Optical Friday announced its tie-up with London-based acclaimed spectacle designer Tom Davies.The made-to-order collection will be available through ... Read more...

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UN launches anti-human trafficking drive in Portugal


April 14th, 2012 - 10:29 am ICT by IANS
Lisbon, April 14 (IANS) A United Nations' public awareness campaign against human trafficking has been launched in Portugal.Organised by the UN Office on Drugs and Crimes (UNODC), the drive was ... Read more...

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Fat Boy Slim to perform in India (With Images)


April 9th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) British DJ Norman Quentin, popularly known as Fat Boy Slim, is set to for his maiden India tour. The musician is happy to know that ... Read more...

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Star power does help get eyeballs: Karan Mehra


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) Television actor Karan Mehra, known for his role in the TV show "Virrudh", is happy with the way his film career is shaping up, but ... Read more...

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UAE to make camel milk ice-cream


March 19th, 2012 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, March 19 (IANS/WAM) In a first of its kind, a leading producer of dairy products in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is planning to introduce a new variety ... Read more...

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It’s better to be star than actor today: Abhay Deol


March 17th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) Actor Abhay Deol, who has carved a niche for himself in the film industry with unconventional roles, feels it is better to be a star ... Read more...

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Brazil’s Corinthians keen on building team in China


March 1st, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 1 (IANS) Corinthians football club president Mario Gobbi has shown interest in creating a team in China.With the arrival of Chinese striker Chen Zhizhao, the club ... Read more...

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Govinda to start production house to launch daughter


February 29th, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 29 (IANS) Govinda, who has completed 25 years in showbiz, is right now trying to settle his daughter's career in the film industry and says he will ... Read more...

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‘Guru Dutt deserves Bharat Ratna’


February 24th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Feb 24 (IANS) Legendry filmmaker Guru Dutt deserves a posthumous Bharat Ratna, the country's highest civilian honour, for his contribution to Indian cinema, his son Arun Dutt said Friday."His ... Read more...

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Employees likely to get 12 percent salary hike in 2012


February 21st, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Employees in India can expect a salary increase of about 11.9 percent at the end of the current financial year, a study said Tuesday. Pharmaceutical ... Read more...

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Dad’s goodwill gave me a head start: Mammootty’s son


February 5th, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Feb 5 (IANS) "Second Show", the debut film of Mammootty's son Dulquar Salman, has hit the theatres and the newcomer says his father's goodwill has given him a head ... Read more...

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Bollywood has space for everyone: Sohail Khan


January 25th, 2012 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 25 (IANS) Actor-producer Sohail Khan believes Bollywood is a huge industry and there's no dearth of work for anyone."Be it Amitabh Bachchan, Hrithik Roshan, Salman (Khan), Aamir ... Read more...

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A push for documentaries, courtesy Bollywood’s Jaaved Jaaferi


January 14th, 2012 - 10:48 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) He is known for comedy as well as his dance moves. But actor Jaaved Jaaferi has now taken a serious plunge into documentary making - ... Read more...

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World’s smallest frog discovered


January 12th, 2012 - 11:59 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Papua New Guinea, Jan 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists are convinced that a 7mm frog found on the island of Papua New Guinea could be the world’s tiniest frog. The amphibian is smaller ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Jogging benefits you more than brisk walk


January 7th, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 7 (IANS) If you have always believed in power walks for good health, try jogging, as a new study has suggested slow running can be less tiring and ... Read more...

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Piaggio re-enters Indian market with Vespa scooter


January 6th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) Italian two-wheeler maker Piaggio Friday showcased the gearless Vespa scooter targeted at a niche segment. It will hit the roads in April and will be ... Read more...

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Only talent required to fulfil Bollywood dreams: Mithun


December 6th, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 6 (IANS) National award winning actor Mithun Chakraborty, who has been in the industry for almost 36 years, feels that only talent that can help an individual carve ... Read more...

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Horror films have loyal audience, says Shiney Ahuja


December 2nd, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 2 (IANS) Actor Shiney Ahuja's next is horror-thriller "Ghost" and he believes the genre has its own niche following."Horror movies have their own loyal audience who love ... Read more...

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Suneet Varma to bring Armani Junior to India


November 29th, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Designer Suneet Varma believes in keeping pace with the changing times. So he has turned into an entrepreneur and is bringing Armani Junior, a subsidiary ... Read more...

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