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Toyota Kirloskar closes August with 20 percent sales growth


September 1st, 2012 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 1 (IANS) Japanese-Indian joint venture Toyota Kirloskar Motor continued its robust growth last month logging 20 percent rise in sales over the figures of the corresponding month last ... Read more...

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Strike cripples banking operations in Karnataka


August 22nd, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 22 (IANS) Thousands of employees and officers of state-run and old generation private banks went on a two-day strike Wednesday, crippling banking operations across Karnataka in support ... Read more...

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New generation will take us higher: Irrfan


July 29th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Irrfan Khan says that the new generation of filmmakers with a vision will put Bollywood on par with Hollywood."The new generation will do that and ... Read more...

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Osian’s film fest begins with tribute to Rajesh Khanna


July 28th, 2012 - 1:07 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The 12th Osian's Cinefan Film Festival, kicked off here Friday with a tribute to the late actor Rajesh Khanna. A short film chronicling the ... Read more...

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General Motors launches new Cruze model


June 27th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Automobile major General Motors India Wednesday launched its next generation sedan, Chevrolet Cruze, with a new 2.0 litre diesel engine priced between Rs.13.85 lakh and ... Read more...

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Mamata thanks people for moral support on Singur


June 23rd, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 23 (IANS) "Deeply touched" by the overwhelming response to her Facebook post on Singur, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday said, on the social networking site, ... Read more...

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Mamata asks youth to fight graft


June 17th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 17 (IANS) A day after terming her support for A.P.J. Abdul Kalam for the president's post as the "voice of millions of Indians", West Bengal Chief ... Read more...

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Indie film ‘Kshay’ to release June 15


May 17th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) After wowing the international audience, debutant director Karan Gour's Indie film "Kshay", a black-and-white drama, is set for a theatrical release June 15.The film ... Read more...

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Crorepati game show emotionally draining for me: Suresh Gopi


May 11th, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 11 (IANS) Suresh Gopi is enjoying his role as the host of "Ningelukum Akam Kodieshweran", the Malayalam version of "Kaun Banega Crorepati", but says that contestants' sob stories ... Read more...

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‘Satyamev Jayate’ official site crashes


May 6th, 2012 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 6 (IANS) Aamir Khan's debut television show "Satyamev Jayate" received such an overwhelming response that its official site crashed within minutes of the end of his programme ... Read more...

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UAE centre collects 3,500 units of blood


April 6th, 2012 - 1:17 am ICT by IANS
Sharjah, April 5 (IANS/WAM) A UAE blood donation centre has collected over 3,000 units of blood in collaboration with the University of Sharjah in the first quarter of 2012.Mahra Al ... Read more...

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‘Paan Singh Tomar’ set for Gulf release on popular demand


March 12th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) After doing successful business at the home box office, "Paan Singh Tomar" is set for screening in the Gulf region Thursday and that too on ... Read more...

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More people now want to be astronauts: NASA


February 5th, 2012 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 5 (IANS/EFE) NASA has received 6,372 applications for its 2013 class of astronauts, double the usual number, the US space agency said.Only in 1978, when applications surged to ... Read more...

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Mahindra and Mahindra’s January sales up 22 percent


February 1st, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 1 (IANS) Automobile major Mahindra and Mahindra (M&M;) Wednesday reported a 22 percent rise in its January sales at 44,717 units from 36,718 units sold during the corresponding ... Read more...

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I’m fuelled up, ready for challenges, says Hrithik post ‘Agneepath’ success


January 30th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 30 (IANS) Hrithik Roshan has tasted big success after a long time with "Agneepath" and the Bollywood heartthrob says the overwhelming response to the movie has motivated ... Read more...

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Awards galore for family, Shabana delighted


January 26th, 2012 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 26 (IANS) Veteran actress Shabana Azmi is delighted to see her family on an award-winning spree. While she has been conferred the prestigious Padma Bhushan, her step-children ... Read more...

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Raveena welcomes new family member, a puppy (Movie Snippet)


January 22nd, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 22 (IANS) Actress and animal lover Raveena Tandon has added to her five pets by adopting a street puppy."Brought a rescued puppy home last night, unbelievable how much ... Read more...

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Middle-aged men rule the roost on television


January 9th, 2012 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) The handsome middle-aged man rules Indian television these days. From Ram Kapoor, Samir Soni to Ronit Roy and Mohnish Bahl - all of them are ... Read more...

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BMW launches super salon, Mini


January 6th, 2012 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) Luxury car maker BMW launched two-new models on the first day of the 11th edition of the Auto Expo Thursday.The German car maker presented its ... Read more...

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When technology, Bollywood walked hand in hand (2011 in Retrospect)


December 17th, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) Technology was the buzzword in Bollywood. From social networking sites like Twitter and Facebook to Youtube to VFX, filmmakers merged new platforms and showbiz ... Read more...

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Ladakh film fest to debut in 2012


December 6th, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) The picturesque Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir is set to host its first film fest in the coming year and the organisers say that ... Read more...

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Hundreds join car rally for Lokpal


December 4th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) Hundreds of Anna Hazare supporters, many of them carrying national flags and sporting T-shirts with his name, participated in a car and bike rally ... Read more...

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‘The Dirty Picture’ not one day wonder, cash registers ringing


December 4th, 2011 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 4 (IANS) Vidya Balan's no-holds-barred performance in "The Dirty Picture" has received an overwhelming response and has managed to gross Rs.20.32 crore at the domestic box office ... Read more...

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Genelia excited for new chapter with Riteish


November 19th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Genelia D'Souza, who was so far tight-lipped about her relationship with Riteish Deshmukh, has finally acknowledged it. She thanked her friends and family for ... Read more...

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Money crunch hits capital’s biggest culture gala


November 15th, 2011 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) The capital's biggest cultural extravaganza - the Delhi International Arts Festival - is facing an acute financial crunch, that has cast a shadow of ... Read more...

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Cartier plans to expand in India


October 10th, 2011 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) Like many other international brands, French luxury jeweller and watch manufacturer Cartier is lured by India's emerging economy and is looking for expansion, but feels ... Read more...

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More Grand Prix will popularise motor racing: Hamilton (Lead)


September 27th, 2011 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 27 (IANS) More Grand Prix (GP), investments and sponsors would make motor racing popular in India, as the exciting sport had caught up with the youth, British Formula ... Read more...

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Air India extends scheme for unlimited travel


September 21st, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) National carrier Air India Wednesday extended its short-term promotion scheme till January. It will now provide unlimited journeys for 15 days instead of 10 on ... Read more...

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‘Agneepath’ second trailer will be out during Diwali: Karan


September 7th, 2011 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 7 (IANS) Filmmaker Karan Johar, who is enjoying the overwhelming response to the first teaser of his forthcoming production venture "Agneepath", will treat audiences with a more ... Read more...

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Salman refuses to believe ‘Bodyguard’ is a success: Atul Agnihotri (Interview)


September 2nd, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 2 (IANS) Salman Khan is recovering after an eight-hour surgery in Pittsburgh and refuses to believe that his "Bodyguard" has broken box-office records, says his brother-in-law and ... Read more...

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Imran on what sets SRK, Aamir and Salman apart (Movie Snippets)


September 2nd, 2011 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 2 (IANS) Actor Imran Khan, who entered Hindi filmdom just three years ago, says he loves the three big Khans of Bollywood - Salman, Aamir and Shah Rukh ... Read more...

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Record entries for K-1000 Rally


August 19th, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 19 (IANS) Despite its reputation taking a beating in recent years, the Karnataka-1000 Rally, a round of the Indian National Rally Championship, still retains a touch of romance ... Read more...

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‘Singham’ earns gross Rs.47.50 crore on opening weekend


July 25th, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) After an impressive opening, Ajay Devgn starrer action thriller "Singham" generated good business during the weekend as well and grossed Rs.44.2 crore in domestic market and ... Read more...

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‘Double Dhamaal’ grosses Rs.39.60 crores in opening weekend


June 28th, 2011 - 3:02 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 28 (IANS) Comic caper "Double Dhamaal, distributed by Reliance Entertainment and Maruti Pictures has had an impressive opening at the box office, grossing Rs 39.60 crores at ... Read more...

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I wanted to reinvent use of music in films: Ram Sampath


June 17th, 2011 - 10:11 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 17 (IANS) Composer Ram Sampath, who created a stir with the song "D.K. Bose" in the forthcoming film "Delhi Belly", says he wanted to reinvent the way ... Read more...

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