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Alcohol ruined Cooper’s life


September 6th, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 6 (IANS) Actor Bradley Cooper says he quit booze because it almost ruined his life."I was at a party, and deliberately bashed my head on the concrete ... Read more...

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Assam violence not Hindu-Muslim clash: Minister for Northeast (Interview)


August 20th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) The ethnic violence in Assam which led to an exodus of thousands of northeastern people from other parts of India was not a Hindu-Muslim clash, ... Read more...

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India’s liberalisation through middle class eyes (Book Review)


August 13th, 2012 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Book: "The Liberals", Author: Hindol Sengupta; Publisher: Harper Collins India; Pages: 309; Price: Rs.350The middle class will decide the course of liberalisation in India which will become more micro-level in search ... Read more...

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Weisz loves being US citizen


August 10th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 10 (IANS) British actress Rachel Weisz, who got US citizenship last year, is excited about the fact that she can now vote in the US.She lives ... Read more...

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Baby girl found murdered in Ghaziabad drain


July 28th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, July 28 (IANS) An 18-day-old girl was found murdered in a drain in Ghaziabad, police said Saturday.The body of Saumya Lodi, daughter of Virendra Lodi, a worker of a ... Read more...

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Asin wants to move beyond comedy (With Images)


July 22nd, 2012 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) After featuring in back-to-back comedies - "Ready", "Housefull 2" and "Bol Bachchan" - Asin Thottumkal wants a change! She says she has no special ... Read more...

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Multi-shaded characters excite Aman Verma


July 17th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 17 (IANS) Actor Aman Verma, best known for his cameos in movies like "Baghban" and "Baabul", says that he opts for roles with many shades.The 40-year-old will be ... Read more...

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I want to talk about Indian realities: Tim Sebastian


July 14th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) As India is staking big on its large youth population, award-winning British television journalist Tim Sebastian, founder of the "Doha Debates", says he wants to ... Read more...

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Outsiders are not taken seriously in Bollywood: Prachi Desai


July 4th, 2012 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 4 (IANS) Prachi Desai is one of the few outsiders who have managed to make it big in filmdom. But the actress, who hopes to do 25 ... Read more...

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Pennetta crashes out at Wimbledon


June 25th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Flavia Pennetta became the first seed to fall at Wimbledon after a straight-sets defeat to fellow Italian Camila Giorgi in the first round Monday.Pennetta, the ... Read more...

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Writing my hobby, acting my passion: Zeishan Quadri


June 21st, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) "Gangs of Wasseypur" marks Zeishan Quadri's debut as a writer and as an actor. He says he is relying on the crime-thriller to fetch ... Read more...

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Only Knight Riders belong to Kolkata: Gambhir


June 1st, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Indian Premier League (IPL) champions Kolkata Knight Riders' captain Gautam Gambhir says he never felt like an outsider in the state, which is obsessed ... Read more...

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Honour killing: Brother arrested in Haryana


May 28th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 28 (IANS) In yet another incident of killing for family honour in Haryana, a youth has been arrested for murdering his teenaged sister after he suspected her of ... Read more...

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Diplomatic travails, airlines & odd balls on bookshelf (IANS Books this Week)


May 26th, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) This week's bookshelf is way off the often-walked track, full of unusual tales and surprises. Browse with IANS...1. Book: "The Ambassadors' Club: The Indian Diplomat ... Read more...

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Delhi woman strangled to death inside her room


May 25th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) A 55-year-old woman was found strangled to death with her own stole inside her residence in the capital, police said Friday.The incident came to light ... Read more...

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Generator explodes in F1 Spanish GP


May 14th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 14 (IANS) A generator exploded resulting in a fire when the Williams team were celebrating the win of Pastor Maldonado in the Spanish Grand Prix.Many mechanics were hurt ... Read more...

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Another night in jail for Nupur Talwar, bail decision Wednesday (Second Lead)


May 1st, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, May 1 (IANS) Dentist Nupur Talwar, the mother of murdered teenager Aarushi, would have to spend another night in jail with a special court here reserving till Wednesday its ... Read more...

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Another night in jail for Nupur Talwar, bail order Wednesday (Lead)


May 1st, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, May 1 (IANS) Dentist Nupur Talwar, the mother of murdered teenager Aarushi, would have to spend another night in jail with a special court here reserving till Wednesday its ... Read more...

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Court reserves order on Nupur Talwar’s bail


May 1st, 2012 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, May 1 (IANS) A special court hearing the bail plea of jailed dentist Nupur Talwar, the mother of murdered teenager Aarushi, Wednesday reserved its order after hearing arguments from ... Read more...

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Who grounded Tata bid to start an airline?


April 20th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) In 1997, then civil aviation minister C.M. Ibrahim acted under pressure from Jet Airways to thwart the Tata group's bid to start an airline in ... Read more...

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Resentment in JMM over Rajya Sabha candidate


April 18th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, April 18 (IANS) Senior Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) leader and former deputy chief minister Sudhir Mahto Wednesday staged a sit-in demonstration in the steel city of Jamshedpur to ... Read more...

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Empowering lives, transforming villages - the self-help way (March 8 is International Women’s Day)


March 7th, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bodh Gaya (Bihar), March 7 (IANS) Bimla Devi of Bara village in Bodh Gaya block of Gaya district mobilised over 200 women to block traffic movement on the highway ... Read more...

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Rift between MPs only pre-victory pangs: Congress


February 8th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday sought to dismiss the reported rift between union minister Beni Prasad Verma and MP P.L. Punia, both from Uttar Pradesh, was "natural, ... Read more...

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Congress attacks Uma Bharti for Sonia remark


January 19th, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) The Congress Thursday attacked Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Uma Bharti for commenting on party president Sonia Gandhi's foreign origin and said that Bharti's ... Read more...

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Rahul, Uma take on each other in battleground UP


January 19th, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 19 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh pollscape heated up Thursday with Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi and Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Uma Bharti taking on each other in ... Read more...

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First have to lock director for ‘….Meluha’ adaptation: Karan


January 13th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) Karan Johar, who has acquired the movie rights of Amish Tripathi's bestseller "The Immortals of Meluha", says he is yet to finalise the director ... Read more...

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Train to real India: On road to entrepreneurship


January 8th, 2012 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) One train, 450 youngsters, 15 days, 7,000 km and 13 stops. Overwhelming as the journey sounds, it proved life-changing for those who undertook it, exploring ... Read more...

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Divorce, India, partition on bookshelf (IANS Books This Week)


December 31st, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
The book case this weekend is lighthearted and peppy - matching the mood as a new year begins.1. "Two Fates: The Story of My Divorce"; Written by Judy Balan; Published by ... Read more...

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Indian-origin businesswoman seeks to give back to Ghana


November 10th, 2011 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Accra (Ghana), Nov 10 (IANS) An Indian-origin woman - one of the many second generation Indians living across West Africa - is striving to give back to society in Ghana, ... Read more...

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‘Super 8′ superb film (IANS Movie - Rating: ****)


October 14th, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Super 8"; Cast: Elle Fanning, Amanda Michalka and Kyle Chandler; Director: J.J. Abrams; Rating: ****Steven Spielberg is the original master of the mixed-genre movies. His films like "ET" and "Close ... Read more...

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Observing dad on sets helped: Rohit Dhawan


September 27th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 27 (IANS) Rohit Dhawan says his filmmaker father David Dhawan never taught him nuances of filmmaking, and he learnt the art by observing him on the sets."Watching ... Read more...

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Police deployed at rooftops in old Delhi


August 13th, 2011 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Sharpshooters have been deployed at rooftops of buildings in central and old Delhi near the Red Fort from where the prime minister will address the ... Read more...

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I took break to plan my future: Ayesha


August 3rd, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) Ayesha Takia, who is making a comeback with director Nagesh Kuknoor's "Mod", says the break post her marriage was a practical step towards a ... Read more...

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Fairies, history, romance race for space on bookshelf (IANS Books This Week)


July 7th, 2011 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) The weekend pile of books is a twisted maze of fairytales, history and romance. Chill out with one this week.1. Book: "The First Spring: The ... Read more...

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Comedy comes naturally to me: Kangana Ranaut (Interview) (With Images)


June 29th, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 29 (IANS) She may be known for her intensity and emotive portrayals of conflicted characters in films like "Gangster" and "Fashion", but Kangana Ranaut says that she ... Read more...

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