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‘Link cyber terrorism to India’s overall counter-terror capabilities’


May 16th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Efforts at countering cyber-terrorism should be linked to India's overall capabilities to fight terror, a report released Wednesday by a defence ministry-funded think tank said, ... Read more...

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Amitabh Bachchan bows down to Nitin Desai’s artistic caliber


August 9th, 2011 - 5:25 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 9 (IANS) Art director Nitin Chandrakant Desai couldn't have expected a bigger adulation of his work, when megastar Amitabh Bachchan publicly expressed that whenever he bows down ... Read more...

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Tiger rescued from well, to be let off in the wild (Lead)


February 7th, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Feb 7 (IANS) A tiger, which had fallen into a dry well near the Chameli forest area, was finally extricated Monday evening after a three-hour rescue operation, a wildlife official said.The ... Read more...

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Tiger falls into dry well, rescue efforts on


February 7th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Feb 7 (IANS) A rescue operation has been mounted to save a tiger who fell into a dry well near Chameli forest area Monday afternoon, a wildlife official said. The incident ... Read more...

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Vidhu Vinod Chopra Signs Nicolas Cage For Broken Horses


September 1st, 2010 - 1:17 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 1, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Indian filmmaker Vidhu Vinod Chopra of Munna Bhai series and 3 Idiots fame, has signed Hollywood star Nicolas Cage for his next film titled "Broken Horses'. ... Read more...

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Expert group formed to prepare roadmap to low carbon economy


January 8th, 2010 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) An expert group to prepare a strategy for low carbon economy for India was constituted Friday by the Planning Commission. The 26-member group will be headed by ... Read more...

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Expert group for low carbon economy to be announced Tuesday


January 4th, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) The Planning Commission is setting up an expert group to recommend how India can move towards a low carbon economy. The announcement is expected Tuesday, Minister of ... Read more...

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Abhishek and Deepika come together for Gowariker’s film


November 11th, 2009 - 3:58 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The much awaited 'Khelein Hum Jee Jaan Se' was finally launched with a mahurat in Goa on November 10. The film which is a first-time-ever collaboration between ace director Ashutosh Gowariker ... Read more...

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Nitin Desai to produce two epics


August 7th, 2009 - 6:42 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
After the saga of Rani Padmini, Nitin Desai is all set to produce two more historical dramas on the same scale. Taj Mahal and Bajirao Mastani are the two new maha sagas ... Read more...

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Rani Lakshmi Bai to air from August 18


August 3rd, 2009 - 4:38 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Contilo and Zee's, periodic drama, Rani Lakshmi Bai is finally coming on air from August 18. With this the ongoing show Myaaka will go off air. The gaatha of a brave ... Read more...

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What’s Your Raashee? world premiere on 19th September!


July 31st, 2009 - 5:29 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Ashutosh Gowariker's forthcoming romantic comedy "What's Your Raashee?" will have its world premiere at the Toronto Film Festival on the 19th of September as a matinee at the Roy Thompson Hall ... Read more...

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Pricy affair of Padmini


June 10th, 2009 - 1:45 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The wedding season is on and definitely on small screen also. Recently Rani Padmini (Tejaswani) got married to Raja Ratan Singh (Rohit Bakshi) in the show. It was said to be ... Read more...

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Nitin Desai to co produces Rani Lakshmi Bai


June 3rd, 2009 - 5:35 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
There had been lots of speculation regarding the up coming soap on Zee, tentatively titled Rani Lakshmi Bai. The latest development on the show is that now it will be co producer ... Read more...

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Family First: Aishwarya Takes A Day Off To Meet Parents


May 22nd, 2009 - 1:14 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
By Subhash K JhaThe Padma Shri pair Akshay Kumar and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan rushed back from different parts of the world to resume shooting for Vipul Shah's Action Replay in Karjat ... Read more...

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My efforts of the last four years have gone down the drain: Manoj Agrawal


May 19th, 2009 - 11:35 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Manoj Agrawal, director of Govinda starrers Hadh Kar Di Aapne and Pardesi Babu has been left shocked by what Bollywood's ace art director Nitin Desai has done with him.For the last ... Read more...

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John, Neil stay away from each other for sake of creativity


April 26th, 2009 - 8:21 am ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, April 26 (IANS) Neil Nitin Mukesh and John Abraham, who will be seen together in "New York", are shooting at the same venue in Maharashtra's Karjat town ... Read more...

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Madhur Bhandarkar’s Jail replaces Jodhaa Akbar sets


April 14th, 2009 - 4:25 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
They were one of the best things about Ashutosh Gowariker's magnum opus Jodhaa Akbar but now they are making way Madhur Bhandarkar's Jail. We are talking about the spectacular sets built ... Read more...

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Nirupama Subramanian, Vinita Deshmukh share Chameli Devi Jain Award


March 24th, 2009 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) Nirupama Subramanian, Islamabad correspondent of The Hindu and Vinita Deshmukh, editor of the Weekly Intelligent of Pune will share the Chameli Devi Jain Award for Outstanding Woman ... Read more...

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IIFA Awards


March 17th, 2009 - 1:19 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Over 1500 Industry Members Vote for 10th IIFA Awards IIFA 2009 gets off to a great start with The IIFA Voting WeekendIn a never before seen turnout from the Indian Film Industry in ... Read more...

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‘Slumdog’ art director wants to recreate seven wonders


January 25th, 2009 - 9:04 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) National Award winning art director Nitin Desai, who recreated the Taj Mahal for Danny Boyle's "Slumdog Millionaire", says he would some day love to erect the seven ... Read more...

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Gowariker’s ‘What’s Your Rashee’ goes on floors


December 8th, 2008 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) Filmmaker Ashutosh Gowariker has started shooting for his next film "What's Your Rashee?", a romantic comedy starring Priyanka Chopra and Harman Baweja and says he always wanted ... Read more...

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Nitin Desai joins top British carbon rating agency


August 1st, 2008 - 10:36 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) Nitin Desai, a former under secretary-general for economic and social affairs at the United Nations, has joined premier British carbon finance ratings agency IDEAcarbon as an adviser to ... Read more...

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Sanjay Gupta to build dream studio in Karjat


June 26th, 2008 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, June 26 (IANS) Sensing the growing inability of Bollywood filmmakers to shoot within Mumbai city, director-Sanjay Gupta has devised a dream plan to build a massive studio complex ... Read more...

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PM seeks global funds to fight climate change


March 31st, 2008 - 8:13 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) The international community should consider creating financial mechanisms that will promote environment friendly technologies and technology transfer to developing countries to deal with climate change, Prime Minister ... Read more...

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Officials, NGOs welcome more money to save tigers


February 29th, 2008 - 7:41 pm ICT by admin
(Second Lead, Changing Dateline)New Delhi/Nagpur, Feb 29 (IANS) Conservationists and wildlife department officials across India have welcomed Finance Minister P. Chidambaram's announcement Friday to allocate Rs.500 million to help the critically endangered ... Read more...

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Bollywood’s dress designers, no more unsung heroes


February 17th, 2008 - 6:01 pm ICT by admin
(Weekly Roundup) By Priyanka Khanna New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) Gone are the days when no one remembered the person behind Amitabh Bachchan's knotted shirt in "Deewar" or Neetu Singh's bell-bottoms. For funds-flush Bollywood, ... Read more...

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