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Movie Preview: Rakta Charitra 2


December 2nd, 2010 - 1:52 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Director: Ram Gopal Varma Starring: Surya, Vivek Oberoi, Mohan Babu, Shatrughan Sinha, Radhika Apte, Priyamani.Ram Gopal Varma got thumbs up with the first part of Rakta Charitra and now he ... Read more...

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Bengali director to make film on Mamta Banerjee


November 27th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
By Sankha GhoshKolkata, Nov.27 (ANI): A Bengali filmmaker has decided to make a film based on the political life of Union Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee.Director Bidyut Sarkar will begin the ... Read more...

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Bihar verdict will decide high-stakes battle


November 23rd, 2010 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Nov 23 (IANS) Who will rule Bihar for the next five years? The answer will be known Wednesday when about 30 million votes will be counted following a six-phased election ... Read more...

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Paritala Ravi’s Life Revealed Through “Rakta Charitra”


October 22nd, 2010 - 7:29 pm ICT by GD
By Meena kar, Oct 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The latest Vivek Oberoi flick, "Rakta Charitra", has been released today. The movie is based on the life and struggle of an Andhra politician, Paritala Ravindra, ... Read more...

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Peruvian Author Mario Vargas Llosa Honored With Nobel Prize In Literature


October 8th, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Peruvian author Mario Vargas Llosa was announced as the winner of the 2010 Nobel Prize in the category of literature by the noble committee of the Swedish Academy on ... Read more...

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Chinese Dissident Liu Xiaobo Honored With Nobel Peace Prize


October 8th, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo has been bestowed with the Nobel Prize in Peace for his long fight for fundamental rights in China. The announcement was made by the Nobel ... Read more...

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PML-N keeping all options open to form govt


September 27th, 2010 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sept 27 (ANI): Amidst the uncertain political scenario in Pakistan, the main opposition party in the National Assembly, the PML-N, is reportedly keeping its options open, including helping form a new ... Read more...

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Anurag Kashyap Eager To Make Gulaal 2


August 28th, 2010 - 11:40 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 28, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Director Anurag Kashyap's critically acclaimed movie Gulaal, which was released in March 2009, involved a huge bloodshed, political drama, election rigging and the struggle for democratic ... Read more...

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Maoist-led govt acceptable in Nepal if past pacts implemented: UML


July 2nd, 2010 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, July 2 (ANI): The CPN-UML has said the leadership of the UCPN (Maoist) for the next government could be considered only if the latter implements past agreements.A standing committee meeting of ... Read more...

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Dunlop India expects Rs.550 crore turnover


June 16th, 2010 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 15 (IANS) Ruia Group-owned tyremaker Dunlop India is expecting a turnover of Rs.550 crore this year from its units in West Bengal's Sahaganj and Tamil Nadu's Ambattur, a top company ... Read more...

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Gandhi’s march to Bollywood


May 22nd, 2010 - 11:43 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
A chat with newbie actor ANKUSH GANDHI who will soon make his debut with a hard-hitting political film, "Mumbai Tiger'Ankush Gandhi is not a name you would recall now. But that's ... Read more...

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Rand Paul Wins, Not Only For Republicans, But Also For The Tea Party


May 19th, 2010 - 6:54 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Kentucky, May 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Republican Rand Paul won the nomination for the primary election for the United States Senate, from the state of Kentucky, winning against Republican Trey Grayson, ... Read more...

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UK PM Gordon Brown Decides To Quit To Help Formation Of Coalition Government


May 11th, 2010 - 8:11 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez London, May 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The political scenario in Britain is experiencing an unprecedented deadlock after the national elections which were held recently could not declare a clear winner. In ... Read more...

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Jharkhand row: Hemant skips meeting, BJP holds card close to chest


May 1st, 2010 - 8:32 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 1 (ANI): Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) leader and son of state Chief Minister Shibu Soren, Hemant Soren skipped meeting called by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to discuss ... Read more...

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Movie Review - Kuchh Kariye(2010)


April 23rd, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 23, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Kuchh Kariye-In se door bhaagiye!Rating: 1.5 out of 5*Starring: Sukhwinder Singh, Vikrum Kumar, Shreya Narayan and Rufy KhanDirector: Jagbir DahiyaFirst thing that immediately comes to your ... Read more...

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All Bollywood films revolve around Mumbai this Friday


April 19th, 2010 - 9:01 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) "Apartment", "City of Gold", "Bird Idol", "Kuchh Kariye" and "Muskurake Dekh Zara" - all the Hindi films releasing Friday have a common thread. All of them ... Read more...

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I would love to explore India: Neil Nitin Mukesh (Film snippets)


April 4th, 2010 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Apart from singing and acting, Neil Nitin Mukesh has another passion. The actor says he's a travel freak and would love to explore India. "I love ... Read more...

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Massachusetts And Illinois Pet Tax Levied As April Fool Prank


April 2nd, 2010 - 8:20 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Massachusetts, Apr 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) As expected this April Fool's Day turned out to be one of those days when pranks were being played in every part of the world ... Read more...

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Music launch of Kuch Kariye


March 29th, 2010 - 4:39 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
March 29, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Singer Sukhwinder Singh's acting debut, Kuch Kariye had its music launch recently. The film stars Sukhwinder in the lead role.Director-Producer Subhash Ghai launched the music album of ... Read more...

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Neerraj Pathak Teams Up With Sunny Deol For Real-life Political Drama Gannit


March 22nd, 2010 - 1:28 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
March 22, 2010, (Sampurn Wire): Mayawati, Mulayam Singh, Amar Singh....These are the players from Uttar Pradesh's political scenario who are expected to feature as part of Neerraj Pathak's fictionalized account of ... Read more...

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Veteran Nepali Leader Girija Prasad Koirala Dies


March 20th, 2010 - 7:07 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Kathmandu, Mar 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Girija Prasad Koirala, the former Prime minister of Nepal passed away today after suffering prolonged illness. According to reports, the veteran politician who held the ... Read more...

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Juanita Goggins Discovered Frozen To Death


March 12th, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Columbia, South Carolina, Mar 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The death of a noted former legislator, someone who was considered as something of a trailblazer in her field, has left the United ... Read more...

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Women’s bill will impact caste struggle in India: Experts


March 10th, 2010 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) By encouraging women's participation in politics, the historic bill to reserve 33 percent of seats for them in parliament and the legislatures will impact the country's ... Read more...

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Glenn Beck Blasts Both Parties At CPAC Speech


February 21st, 2010 - 10:14 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Washington, Feb 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Glenn Beck was the speaker at the final day of the CPAC, or the Conservative Political Action Conference that was being held for three days. ... Read more...

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Patrick Kennedy Announces Retirement


February 14th, 2010 - 8:46 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Washington, Feb 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Rhode Island Democrat Patrick Kennedy has announced his retirement and has declared that he would not be seeking re-election this year. The Democratic politician made ... Read more...

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Trinamool opposed to Gorkhaland: Mamata Banerjee


February 11th, 2010 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 11 (IANS) Railway Minister and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee Thursday said her party was opposed to the demand for a separate Gorkhaland and instead favoured economic and social ... Read more...

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Governor Pat Quinn Leads Illinois Primary Election Results


February 3rd, 2010 - 9:08 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Illinois, Feb 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) President Barack Obama has completed only one year of his administration and it appears that the political scenario of the United States has significantly changed ... Read more...

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Sangma rues no PM from Lok Sabha for years


January 31st, 2010 - 1:21 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 30 (IANS) Former Lok Sabha Speakar P.A. Sangma Saturday expressed unhappiness that there was no prime minister from the lower house of parliament for several years now. "I am ... Read more...

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Pakistan is the real hub of terrorism says German envoy


January 29th, 2010 - 6:59 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 29(ANI): Calling Pakistan and Afghanistan as two sides of the same coin, German Ambassador to India Thomas Matussek on Friday said that Pakistan is the real hub of ... Read more...

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Gilani, Shahbaz dismisses mid-term poll speculations


January 24th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jan.24 (ANI): Stressing on the need of 'unity' among both PPP and PML-N, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani and Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif have ruled out any possibility of ... Read more...

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Martha Coakley Concedes Defeat For Democrats After 46 Years


January 20th, 2010 - 8:47 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Massachusetts, Jan 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The representative of the Democratic Party, Martha Coakley, was forced to concede defeat at the Massachusetts Senate Elections against the Republican candidate Scott Brown. The ... Read more...

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Communist Veteran Jyoti Basu Died


January 17th, 2010 - 3:31 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Kolkata, Jan 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Veteran communist leader Jyoti Basu passed away on Sunday after suffering from multiple organ failure. The Marxist icon, who was 95 at the time of ... Read more...

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Veteran Marxist Leader Jyoti Basu Dead At 95


January 17th, 2010 - 3:30 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Kolkata, Jan 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The veteran Marxist leader, Jyoti Basu, who had given a new look to the political scenario of West Bengal had passed away on January 17, ... Read more...

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Music Review of Rann (2010)


January 16th, 2010 - 12:54 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Quite an impactful musicArtist: Abhishek Naiwal, Jojo, Sukhwinder Singh, Kunal Ganjawala, Sanjeev Kohli, Jayesh Gandhi and Vardan Singh, Aditi Paul and Shadab Faribi.Music Director: Amar Mohile, Bapi-Tutul, Sanjeev Kohli and Jayesh ... Read more...

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Martha Coakley & Scott Brown Engages In Final Debate Before Election


January 12th, 2010 - 8:20 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Boston, Jan 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) As the day of the Massachusetts election to fill the Senate seat of late Senator Edward Moore Ted Kennedy is coming closer, the candidates, who ... Read more...

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