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(SATURDAY) ‘Heroine’ soundtrack spreads Bollywood flavour (IANS Music Review)


August 31st, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Heroine"; Music Director: Salim-Sulaiman; Lyricist: Niranjan Iyengar; Singers: Sunidhi Chauhan, Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, Aditi Singh Sharma, Benny Dayal, Shreya Ghoshal and Shraddha Pandit; Rating: *** 1/2Madhur Bhandarkar's upcoming ... Read more...

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Varied musical genres in sensual ‘Jism 2′ (IANS Music Review)


July 14th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Jism 2"; Music Directors: Arko Pravo Mukherjee, Mithoon, Rushk, Abdul Baasith Saeed.; Lyricist: Arko Pravo Mukherjee, Munish Makhija, Rushk, Mithoon, Unoosha, Abdul Baasith Saeed; Singers: KK, Ali Azmat,Sonu Kakkar, Rushk, ... Read more...

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Italy seizes Gaddafi assets worth $1.4 bn


March 30th, 2012 - 6:14 am ICT by IANS
Rome, March 30 (IANS/AKI) Assets worth $1.1 billion euros (about $1.4 billion) belonging to Libya's Gaddafi family were seized by the Italian police.The assets included stocks, real estate, a share ... Read more...

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Youthful songs, fresh compositions ruled the charts (2011 In Retrospect)


December 20th, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) No item numbers, but original peppy compositions - that was the hallmark of Bollywood music in 2011. The first big hit was "Darling", in ... Read more...

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Bhupen Hazarika - master balladeer who touched millions of hearts (Obituary)


November 5th, 2011 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Nov 5 (IANS) Music lovers would have been denied the magic of Bhupen Hazarika's hauntingly powerful voice in songs like "Dil hoom hoom kare" and "Ganga behti ho ... Read more...

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Abhishek’s diet tips (Movie Snippets)


October 4th, 2011 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) From chubby cheeks to chiselled jawline, Abhishek Bachchan has come a long way, so much so that the actor is sharing diet tips."Dieting does ... Read more...

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Khurshid represents India at prayers for Rabbani


September 24th, 2011 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Law Minister Salman Khurshid Saturday represented India at a prayer ceremony in Kabul for former Afghan president Burhanuddin Rabbani, who was assassinated at his ... Read more...

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India blames ‘forces of terror’ for Rabbani killing


September 20th, 2011 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) India Tuesday strongly denounced the assassination of former Afghan president Burhanuddin Rabbani and blamed "forces of terror and hatred" for his death. "Tragically, the forces ... Read more...

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X-factor missing from ‘Murder 2′ music (IANS Music Review)


June 2nd, 2011 - 9:43 am ICT by IANS
Film: "Murder 2"; Music Directors: Harshit Saxena, Mithoon, Sangeet Haldipur and Siddharth Haldipur; Lyricists: Sayeed Qadri, Kumaar and Mithoon; Singers: Harshit Saxena, Sunidhi Chauhan, Kshitij Tarey, Saim, Mithoon, Mohammed Irfan, Arijit, ... Read more...

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Bhatti’s murder “a new low point” in Pak’s struggle against religious extremism: UK


March 3rd, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 3(ANI): The United Kingdom has said the assassination of Pakistan's Minority Affairs Minister Shahbaz Bhatti "marks a new low point" in the country's struggle against violent religious extremism, and "poses ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

‘I am hooker but one that pays taxes’, jokes Gaga


January 7th, 2011 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan 7 (ANI): Lady Gaga recently joked to diners at the Plaza Oak Room that "she's a hooker, but one that still has to pay taxes."Gaga, dressed in a bizarre ... Read more...

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Susan Boyle to play herself in a musical


November 29th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 29 (IANS) Scottish singer Susan Boyle is set to star in a musical that will chronicle her rise to fame.The "Britain's Got Talent" star has revealed that she is in ... Read more...

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Susan Boyle Wants To Be As Famous As ‘The Beatles’!


November 27th, 2010 - 11:11 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Performing with Pontiff and meeting Macca are “up there” on Boyle’s wishlist. According to her, meeting the Pope was more of a spiritual journey. Meeting Sir Paul would also be spiritual ... Read more...

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Singer Toshi Sabri under observation after accident


November 25th, 2010 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 25 (IANS) Singer Toshi Sabri, who met with an accident on the Pune-Nashik highway and suffered serious injuries on his hips and legs, is currently under observation at a hospital.The ... Read more...

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Johnny Maestro Passes Away


March 26th, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri DeyNew York, Mar 26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Last year the death of Stephen Gately and Michael Jackson had grieved music fans all over the world. The unexpected demise of prominent personalities ... Read more...

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Who will stand out in the ladies competition tonight on American Idol?


March 10th, 2010 - 4:00 pm ICT by admin
By Anita Thomas Mar 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Katie Stephens was the first to perform in the ladies competition tonight on American Idol and after her performance of the Kelly Clarkson song “Break Away” ... Read more...

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Australia should use cricket clout to end racist attacks against Indian students: Roebuck


February 2nd, 2010 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb.2 (ANI): Australia needs to start addressing the real issues.According to cricket columnist Peter Roebuck, the killing of Indian students in Melbourne, the assault of a Pakistani player in Perth, ... Read more...

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General Larry Platt, The “Pants On The Ground” Singer Offered Record Deal


January 21st, 2010 - 9:01 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Atlanta, Jan 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The musical reality show, 'American Idol', has gifted some talented singers to the entertainment world, who have rocked audiences with their powerful voice and exquisite ... Read more...

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Gaddafi’s heir reveals his world vision through his doctoral thesis


September 16th, 2009 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep.16 (ANI): Doctoral dissertations are usually of little interest outside the world of academic research but a publication by Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, the eldest son of the Libyan leader Colonel Muammar ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Whitney Houston, Robbie Williams to fill O2 hole left by MJ’s tragic demise


July 31st, 2009 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 31 (ANI): Whitney Houston and Robbie Williams are reportedly set to fill in late Michael Jackson's 50-date tour at London's O2 Arena.It is said that AEG Live is on ... Read more...

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Classical Music loses its star in Gangubai Hangal


July 21st, 2009 - 11:29 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Amjad Ali Khan mourns the loss of Gangubai Hangal, he says, "It is indeed a very sad moment for the world of Indian classical music to have lost one of its ... Read more...

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Hindustani classical vocalist Gangubai Hangal dead (Lead)


July 21st, 2009 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 21 (IANS) Gangubai Hangal, the doynenne of Hindustani classical music who held a concert at the age of 94, died Tuesday morning following cardiac and respiratory problems, family sources said. ... Read more...

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Mariah Carey Aplogizes After Jackson’s Memorial Performance


July 9th, 2009 - 8:50 pm ICT by GD
Renowned singer, Mariah Carey, who performed at Michael Jackson's Memorial Service that was held at the Staples Center on Tuesday, apologized to her fans for her performance on that very night. According to ... Read more...

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I can’t sing every Bollywood song: Shubha Mudgal


April 4th, 2009 - 9:15 am ICT by IANS
By Ruchika Kher New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Renowned singer Shubha Mudgal has created magic with her songs like "Ab ke saawan" and "Mann ke manjeere", but her presence in Bollywood has been ... Read more...

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Jay Z wants to team up with Winehouse again


April 1st, 2009 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 1 (ANI): Rapper Jay Z is keen to team up with troubled British singer Amy Winehouse again for a new album.The 39-year-old singer has earlier helped Winehouse enter America ... Read more...

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Rapper Jay-Z wants to help Winehouse


April 1st, 2009 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 1 (IANS) Troubled British singer Amy Winehouse, who has been languishing in the studios for months to finish her third album, is now getting the help of hip-hop mogul ... Read more...

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Hillary Clinton bags Global Trailblazer award for commitment to women’’s rights, securing justice


March 21st, 2009 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 21 (ANI): U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was honoured with the Global Trailblazer award at the 2009 Global Leadership Awards, held at the Kennedy Center. She was chosen for ... Read more...

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Pakistani theatre troupe wins hearts for performing Bullah in Kerala


December 27th, 2008 - 8:55 pm ICT by ANI
By Juhan Samuel Thrissur (Kerala), Dec.27 (ANI): Far away from the tensions brewing between India and Pakistans political circles, people in Thrissur district applauded the famed theatre group of Pakistan which performed ... Read more...

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Oprah Winfrey named PETA’s person of the year


December 20th, 2008 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, Dec 20 (IANS) Talk show queen Oprah Winfrey has been named 'Person of the Year' by animal-rights group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals' (PETA).According to accesshollywood.com, the group will ... Read more...

Posted in World |

McCain to roll up sleeves and head to Senate following family time break


November 7th, 2008 - 3:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 7 (ANI): Senator John McCain, who lost to Democrat Barack Obama in US presidential race, will be returning to Congress and continue to reach across the Senate to remain ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Call for Dalits and minorities to unite to secure their due


July 7th, 2008 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
New York, July 7 (IANS) A three-day Dalit and minorities International Conference here has concluded by calling upon minorities and the oppressed classes in India to work unitedly to secure their due ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Italy’s election - the country matters to Europ


April 9th, 2008 - 10:23 am ICT by admin
By Nicholas Rigillo Brussels, April 9 (DPA) There's nothing easier than to dismiss Italy as a botched-up place plagued by revolving-door governments, mountains of rubbish and dangerous mobsters. But despite the enormous problems ... Read more...

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Ten years - and counting - for Sonia as Congress chief


March 6th, 2008 - 2:27 pm ICT by admin
Liz Mathew New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) The enigmatic Italy born widow with no political experience has morphed into the unchallenged leader of India's ruling Congress party. As Sonia Gandhi completed 10 years ... Read more...

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Streisand to back Hilary in US presidential elections


November 28th, 2007 - 5:12 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Nov 28 (ANI): In the upcoming campaign to find a new U.S. Democratic presidential candidate, Barbara Streisand has decided to back former U.S. First Lady Hillary Clinton.The decision was made a ... Read more...

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Pavarottis widow collects award on his behalf


November 15th, 2007 - 6:05 pm ICT by admin
London , Nov15 (ANI): The widow of Italian tenor Luciano Pavarotti has received the Excellence in Italian Culture Prize on the late opera singers behalf. Pavarotti was honoured with the award for his ... Read more...

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