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SAARC’s success depends on India, Pakistan: National Conference


August 26th, 2012 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 26 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir's ruling National Conference (NC) said Sunday that improved India-Pakistan relations can not only bring stability to the region but also holds the key ... Read more...

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Banking activities in Bengal likely to be crippled for two days


August 22nd, 2012 - 1:04 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 21 (IANS) Banking activities in West Bengal are likely to be crippled on Wednesday and Thursday as most union members will join the two-day nationwide strike to protest ... Read more...

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People from outside Mumbai are very rooted: Tigmanshu Dhulia (Interview)


August 16th, 2012 - 10:27 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 16 (IANS) Outsiders bring a lot of freshness to Bollywood because of their vast experience, says director and now actor Tigmanshu Dhulia. For Mumbaikars, India begins and ends ... Read more...

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In extended August holiday season, people heading abroad


August 9th, 2012 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) It's raining holidays and extended weekends this month. What with Janmashtami falling on Friday and Independence Day midweek, topped off with Eid the following weekend, ... Read more...

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‘Gangs of Wasseypur 2′ has its own place: Richa Chadda


August 4th, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 4 (IANS) Actress Richa Chadda is unfazed that her film "Gangs of Wasseypur - Part 2" is hitting theatres Aug 8, just within a week after "Jism ... Read more...

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TCS profit jumps 37.4 percent in April-June quarter


July 12th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Tata Consultancy Services, the country's largest software services exporter, Thursday announced a 37.4 percent rise in net profit for the quarter ended June 30, 2012, helped ... Read more...

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I’ve faced many insults: Dibakar Bannerjee


June 24th, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 24 (IANS) Instead of being angry with Pitobash Tripathy for badmouthing him, Dibakar Banerjee says he understands the actor's frustration as he himself faced the same humiliation and ... Read more...

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I don’t like bragging: Irrfan Khan


June 21st, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 21 (IANS) He is one of the few Indian actors with international projects like "Slumdog Millionaire" and "The Amazing Spider-Man" to his credit, but actor Irrfan Khan ... Read more...

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Kiran Bedi to host radio talk show


June 9th, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) Former top cop Kiran Bedi, also a prominent member of Team Anna, will soon be hosting an interactive talk show on an internet radio channel ... Read more...

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India, US to assist Sri Lanka military


June 5th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, June 5 (IANS) India and the US have agreed to provide enhanced training facilities for military personnel from Sri Lanka, it was announced Tuesday.This followed meetings Sri Lankan Defence ... Read more...

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Sushmita Mukherjee in ‘Madhubala’ (With Images)


May 18th, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Actress Sushmita Mukherjee, fondly remembered as the Kitty of the 1980s show "Karamchand", is set to feature in "Madhubala - Ek Ishq, Ek Junoon" that ... Read more...

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Not thought about ‘Vicky Donor’ sequel: John


May 17th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) "Vicky Donor", an unconventional film about sperm donation, has done exceptionally well at the box office. John Abraham's says he is enjoying the success ... Read more...

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Zimbabwe drafts new mining policy


May 13th, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Harare, May 13 (IANS) The Zimbabwean government is drafting a new mining development policy, a media report said. According to ZBC News, stakeholders within the mining sector are in discussions ... Read more...

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Bollywood careers to make or break this Friday (IANS Preview)


May 8th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) "Dangerous Ishhq" and "Ishaqzaade" - both films releasing this Friday - will play a pivotal role in the careers of their actors. While the ... Read more...

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I wish I could do Chulbul Pandey: Sanjay Dutt


May 7th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, May 7 (IANS) It seems Salman Khan's "Dabangg" Chulbul Pandey has become an iconic character. Sanjay Dutt, who dons the khaki for "Department", says he would love to ... Read more...

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A dai steps toward ensuring safe motherhood in Rajasthan (With images)


May 1st, 2012 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Beh Charan (Rajasthan), May 1 (IANS) She has assisted in the birth of almost the entire village population. At 65, Charki Devi, a dai or midwife in a Rajasthan village, ... Read more...

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Salgaocar edge past Chirag 1-0 in I-League


April 29th, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Margao, April 29 (IANS) Defending champions Salgaocar SC scraped past Chiag United Kerala 1-0 in the I-League at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Fatorda here Sunday.Salgaocar captain Luciano Sabrosa made ... Read more...

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Bangaru Laxman’s sentencing: Key points of the judgment


April 28th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) A Delhi court Saturday awarded four years' rigorous imprisonment to the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) former president Bangaru Laxman for accepting a bribe from ... Read more...

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‘Department’ not based on Mumbai cops: RGV


April 8th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 8 (IANS) Filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma has denied reports saying his forthcoming film "Department" is based on the real-life characters of the Mumbai police."Some sections of the ... Read more...

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India should be careful in dealing with China: Dolma


March 26th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 26 (IANS) Home minister of the Tibetan government-in-exile, Gyari Dolma Monday warned the Indian government to be very careful while dealing with China."The Chinese deceive. So we want ... 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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Scarlett gets diet tips from Jeremy


March 16th, 2012 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, March 16 (IANS) Actress Scarlett Johansson has been getting diet tips from Jeremy Renner, her co-star in the upcoming movie "Avengers"."Jeremy taught me not to eat a large ... Read more...

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Government told to hike budget for child health, nutrition


March 14th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) The current allocation to tackle child health and nutrition, giving Rs.4 per child in an anganwadi centre, is too low, say experts, recommending a hike ... Read more...

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Now Shillpi Sharma joins ‘Heroine’ cast


March 11th, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 11 (IANS) After doing films like "Style", "Jo Bole So Nihaal" and "Thank You", model-turned-actress, Shillpi Sharma has been signed for Madhur Bhandarkar's, "Heroine", which has Kareena ... Read more...

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Hidesign now forays into luxury line


March 11th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) Indian leather accessories brand Hidesign is foraying into a luxury line that is exclusively styled by Milanese designer Alberto Ciaschini.Ciaschini, who has been leading the ... Read more...

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‘Paan Singh Tomar’: Untold tale of an athlete-turned-dacoit (IANS Preview)


February 28th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) A national level athlete Paan Singh Tomar went on to become one of the most dreaded dacoits of Chambal Valley and director Tigmanshu Dhulia ... Read more...

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‘Zanjeer’ remake launch in April


February 12th, 2012 - 2:46 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 12 (IANS) Filmmaker Apoorva Lakhia who made films like "Shootout at Lokhandwala" is set to remake Amitabh Bachchan starrer "Zanjeer", and the film will go on floors ... Read more...

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Need research on diseases affecting South Asia: Azad


February 5th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) South Asian countries should together work for research on diseases affecting them and which are responsible for a high mortality rate, India's Health Minister Ghulam ... Read more...

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France keen to further develop ties with Pakistan


January 30th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 30 (IANS) French President Nicolas Sarkozy is keen to further develop economic and political relations with Pakistan, the French envoy to Islamabad has said.Philippe Thiebaud said this at ... Read more...

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Grapes can stave off age-related blindness


January 15th, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 15 (IANS) Eating grapes seem to slow or help prevent the onset of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a condition affecting millions of elderly people worldwide. AMD is a ... Read more...

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TV actor Abhinav Shukla prefers small roles over lead


January 10th, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) Television actor Abhinav Shukla, known for playing Dev in "Geet...Hui Sabse Parayi", is happy doing small, but pivotal roles because he wants some time for ... Read more...

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‘Gali Gali…’ to release Feb 3, 2012


December 23rd, 2011 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) Akshaye Khanna and Shriya Saran-starrer comedy film ?Gali Gali Mein Chor Hai?, will hit theatres Feb 3 next year.Directed by Rumy Jafry, the film also ... Read more...

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Etihad signs $1 bn deal with aviation tech firm


December 21st, 2011 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Dec 21 (IANS/WAM) UAE's national carrier Etihad Airways Wednesday signed a deal worth over $1 billion with aviation computer technology provider Sabre Airline Solutions.The 10-year deal will see ... Read more...

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Seychelles president hails relations with UAE


December 14th, 2011 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Dec 13 (IANS/WAM) Seychelles President James Alix Michel has hailed his country's relationship with the United Arab Emirates, saying the UAE was an "oasis of security, peace and ... Read more...

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Invoking Gandhi to make Durban talks deliver


December 5th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, Dec 5 (IANS) As negotiations at the UN climate change talks headed for a deadlock, Bangladesh Monday appealed to delegates that the Durban conference cannot fail as this is ... Read more...

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