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Ruling without caring for farmers great tragedy, says Moily


July 24th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 24 (IANS) With the Trinamool Congress and Samajwadi Party strongly opposing opening up of country's retail trade to FDI, Corporate Affairs Minister Veerappa Moily Tuesday said it ... Read more...

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‘More women stepping out to write’


April 29th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) An increasing number of women are now stepping out in the world of literature to shape up the voice of feminist authors, feel well-known women ... Read more...

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Noted poet, Booker judge on DSC literature prize panel


April 20th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) The DSC Prize for South Asian Literature Friday announced the induction of five new members to its advisory committee for the 2013 and 2014 editions ... Read more...

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Maharashtra drought: Governor’s help sought


April 20th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 20 (IANS) Drought is affecting supply of potable water and cattle fodder in western Maharashtra and is hitting irrigation schemes, Governor K. Sankaranarayanan was told Friday.A group of ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan novelist wins $50,000 prize


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:08 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 21 (IANS) Cricket found its place in the sun at the Jaipur Literature Festival Saturday with young Sri Lankan novelist Shehan Karunatilaka winning the DSC South Asian Prize ... Read more...

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Salman Rushdie’s name off Jaipur Festival’s events roster


January 17th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Award winning writer Salman Rushdie, the author of "The Satanic Verses" and "Midnight's Children", seems to be off the DSC Jaipur Literature Festival events roster.His ... Read more...

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Salman Rushdie for Jaipur Lit Fest Jan 20-22 (Lead)


January 4th, 2012 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) Breaking a minor jinx in India which began with last September'a failed Harud Festival in Kashmir, celebrated writer Salman Rushdie will attend the ... Read more...

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Salman Rushdie to attend Jaipur Lit Fest Jan 20-22


January 3rd, 2012 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) Breaking a minor jinx in India which began with last September'a failed Harud Festival in Kashmir, celebrated writer Salman Rushdie will attend the DSC Jaipur ... 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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Ishrat murdered by police: SIT


November 21st, 2011 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Nov 21 (IANS) In a huge setback to the Gujarat government, court-appointed investigators Monday concluded that college girl Ishrat Jahan and her three friends were murdered by the ... Read more...

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Shringara, India, Karachi on weekend book cart (IANS Books This Week)


October 27th, 2011 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Enjoy a lazy autumn weekend with a shelf of gripping new titles... Browse with IANS.1. Book: "Shringara: The Many Faces of Indian Beauty"; Written ... Read more...

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16 authors in contention for Asian literature prize


September 14th, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Sixteen authors, including Atiq Rahimi, Kishwar Desai and Manu Joseph, are in the race for the DSC Prize for the South Asian Literature 2012, which ... Read more...

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Top bureaucrats depose before Nanavaty panel


August 30th, 2011 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Aug 29 (IANS) Two senior government bureaucrats in their testimony before the Nanavaty-Mehta judicial inquiry commission probing the 2002 Godhra train carnage and the subsequent communal riots that ... Read more...

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Hindu-Muslim unity in Anna’s support


August 28th, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 28 (IANS) In a symbolic rejection of efforts to communalise the Anna Hazare movement, two prominent Muslim leaders here Sunday offered juice to five of his supporters ... Read more...

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Highway heist in Ghaziabad


August 13th, 2011 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Aug 13 (IANS) Four armed men looted gold, cash and other articles worth over Rs.1.2 crore from employees of a Delhi-based gold trading firm late Friday night on National ... Read more...

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Prabal Pratap to rescue of Madhya Pradesh


August 11th, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 11 (IANS)A fighting 86-ball 90 by Prabal Pratap Singh enabled Madhya Pradesh to recover from 78 for eight to 179 all out against Hyderabad on the opening day ... Read more...

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Another custodial death in Uttar Pradesh


July 8th, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 8 (IANS) A young woman was found hanging in a lock-up within the heavily guarded district police lines in Kanpur Friday, days after the mysterious death of a ... Read more...

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Three held with 45 kg of opium


July 1st, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Three people have been arrested for drug peddling and 45 kg of opium worth more than Rs.27 lakh has been seized from them, police said ... Read more...

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Insipid story makes ‘Devadas’ a dull affair (Kannada Movie Review)


May 15th, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Film: Devadas; Cast: Yogish, Janal Pande, Nethanya, Rangayana Raghu and Prameela Joshai; Producer: J. Krishna; Screenplaywriter-Director: ABCD Shantha Kumar; Music Director: Joshua Sridhar; Camera: Renu Kumar; Rating: **First things first ... Read more...

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Sub-continental writing very metropolitan: Ira Pande


May 9th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Literature from the sub-continent is very metropolitan and is being produced by a certain kind of writers who have great felicity with the language but ... Read more...

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Ishrat Jahan case: Contempt notice to Gujarat official


April 21st, 2011 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, April 21 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court Thursday issued notice for contempt proceedings against a senior state home ministry official for delaying transfers of the top police officers ... Read more...

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Allahabad High Court issues notice to Centre over Lokpal Bill


April 20th, 2011 - 7:54 pm ICT by ANI
Lucknow, Apr 20 (ANI): The Lucknow bench of Allahabad High Court on Wednesday issued a notice to the Centre on a writ petition filed by advocate Asok Pande and social activist ... Read more...

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Case against ‘Dum Maaro Dum’ for indecency


April 18th, 2011 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 18 (IANS) An advocate filed a case in the Allahabad High Court Monday seeking a ban on the film "Dum Maaro Dum" on account of its "obscene and ... Read more...

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Court notice to airlines, DGCA on high fares


April 18th, 2011 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 18 (IANS) Allahabad High Court Monday issued notices to the Directorate General of Civil Aviation and the management of Jet Airways, Kingfisher, Go Air, IndiGo and other private ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘Ishaan’ music a bouquet of songs for teenagers (IANS Music Review)


April 14th, 2011 - 9:08 am ICT by IANS
Film: "Ishaan"; Music Directors: Anandh Ranganathan, Dhruv Ghanekar, Kaizad Gherda and Kabir Singh; Lyricists: Irfan Siddiqui and P.A. Shreekanth; Singers: Remo Ghosh, Debopriya Banerjee, Nikhil D'Souza, Rajiv Sundaresan, Mahalaxmi, Paroma Dasgupta, ... Read more...

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Gulberg society case: Court asked to make SIT rectify loopholes


March 30th, 2011 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, March 29 (IANS) A special court trying Ahmedabad's Gulberg Society massacre case was Tuesday urged to order the Supreme Court-appointed Special Investigation Team to rectify the loopholes ... Read more...

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Unethical drug trials caused death of 10 gas victims: Rights groups


February 10th, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Feb 10 (IANS) An RTI query has revealed that at least 10 people have died at the Bhopal Memorial Hospital - meant for the treatment of 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy victims ... Read more...

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Ukrainians go on winter holiday - to Goa!


January 20th, 2011 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Surender Bhutani Kiev, Jan 20 (IANS) Fun-loving Ukrainians are heading to Goa in big numbers. The Indian holiday destination is a clear favourite, with Ukraine's flag carrier operating two packed direct flights ... Read more...

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Journeying beyond Indian stereotypes (Book Review)


December 30th, 2010 - 9:28 am ICT by IANS
By M.R. Narayan Swamy Book: "Beyond the Office Window"; Author: A.K. Pande; Publisher: Konark Publishers Pvt Ltd; Pages: 178; Price: Rs.400This book could well be called a mini "Discovery of India". That is ... Read more...

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Dubai world premiere for ‘Khule Darwaze’ short film


December 14th, 2010 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
By Dibyojyoti Baksi Dubai, Dec 14 (IANS) Ashish Pande's short film "Khule Darwaaze" (Open Doors) is will have its world premiere at the 7th edition of the Dubai International Film Festival and the ... Read more...

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Censorship under fire at Mumbai film fest


October 22nd, 2010 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
By Satyen K. Bordoloi Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Censorship came under fire on day 2 of the Mumbai Film Festival (MFF) from filmmakers during a panel discussion Friday.The firing squad at the Chandan ... Read more...

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Suresh, Ashish win Raid-de-Himalaya rally


October 16th, 2010 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 16 (IANS) Suresh Rana and Ashish Moudgil won the 12th edition of the Maruti Suzuki Raid-de-Himalaya, one of the world's toughest motor rallies, in the car and bike categories, an ... Read more...

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Don Darla of FINDING NEMO coming on Zee Studio’s Godfather Saturdays On 9th October, …


October 8th, 2010 - 11:58 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 8, 2010 (Showbiz PR Wire): A clown fish named Marlin living in the Great Barrier Reef loses his son, Nemo, after he ventures into the open sea, despite his father's ... Read more...

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Harmony Silver Awards announced


October 5th, 2010 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 5 (IANS) Tina Ambani, the chairperson of Harmony Foundation, Tuesday announced the winners of the fourth edition of Harmony Silver Awards to honour people, including senior citizens, who are engaged ... Read more...

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I’ve finally done something for Salman: Arbaz Khan


September 17th, 2010 - 9:18 am ICT by IANS
By Dibyojyoti Baksi Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) Abaz Khan is happy that by producing "Dabangg" he has done something for brother Salman Khan and not just vice versa. He feels the movie ... Read more...

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