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Millions of birds dead, killed in Mexico flu outbreak


July 26th, 2012 - 10:57 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, July 26 (IANS/EFE) Some 4.9 million birds have died since the outbreak of bird flu started five weeks ago at farms in the western Mexican state of Jalisco, ... Read more...

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Director complains against actress Padmapriya


July 11th, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 11 (IANS) Director M.A. Nishad Wednesday filed a complaint against actress Padmapriya that she did not cooperate with him while shooting for his film "No 66 Madhura Bus".Nishad ... Read more...

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Montek to push for declaring tea as India’s national drink


April 21st, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 21 (IANS) Deputy Chairman of the Planning Commission Montek Singh Ahluwalia Saturday assured the tea planters in Assam that he will take up the issue of declaring tea ... Read more...

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Films Division’s flip flop over documentary channel


December 2nd, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 2 (IANS) Films Division of India director general Bankim Friday did a flip flop on having dedicated television channel for documentary and short films.After being gung ho ... Read more...

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Half-hour Sunday slot on Doordarshan for short films


November 26th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 26 (IANS) Indian documentary film makers Saturday welcomed the information and broadcasting ministry's decision to reserve a half-hour prime time slot every Sunday for short films on ... Read more...

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Tablets, mobile phones are future of short films: Mike Pandey


November 26th, 2011 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 26 (IANS) Tablets and mobile phones are the future platforms of documentaries and short films, president of the Indian Documentary Producers' Association (IDPA) Mike Pandey said Saturday.The wildlife ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Smoking habit to cost dearly in Indonesia


November 24th, 2011 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Nov 24 (IANS) Come 2012 and smokers in Indonesia will feel a big pinch in their pocket as they will have to cough up more money to buy cigarettes.The ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Malayalam movie industry in throes of crisis


November 16th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 16 (IANS) Constant tiffs among film organisations and escalating costs have led to a crisis in the Malayalam movie industry, known for classics like "Perumthachan" and "Ajayan" and ... Read more...

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Kerala producers call off film shootings from Saturday


November 11th, 2011 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Nov 11 (IANS) Film shootings scheduled to start Saturday have been halted as production costs have shot up dramatically, an emergency meeting of the Kerala Film Producers Association decided ... Read more...

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Kannada actor, wife apologise to Kannadigas


October 9th, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 9 (IANS) Kannada actor Darshan and his wife Vijayalakshmi Sunday apologised to the people of Karnataka for their marital tiff which even led to the star's arrest.On Sep ... Read more...

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High court grants conditional bail to Kannada actor


October 7th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 7 (IANS) The Karnataka High Court Friday granted conditional bail to Kannada film star Darshan, who has been accused of assaulting his wife. Justice B.V. Pinto granted conditional bail ... Read more...

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Kannada actor Darshan denied bail in wife assault case


September 20th, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 20 (IANS) Leading Kannada actor Darshan, arrested for assaulting his wife, was denied bail Tuesday - for the second time in a week.Sessions court judge R.B. Budihal rejected ... Read more...

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I’m relieved, says Nikita after ban is lifted


September 15th, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 15 (IANS) I'm relieved and happy, said Kannada actress Nikita Thukral after the Kannada Film Producers Association (KFPA) Thursday revoked three-year ban on her.The KFPA had banned her ... Read more...

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Ban on Nikita lifted


September 15th, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 15 (IANS) The ban on Kannada actress Nikita Thukral has been revoked by the Kannada Film Producers Association (KFPA) Thursday.The KFPA had banned her for three ... Read more...

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Kannada actor awaits bail in wife beating case


September 14th, 2011 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 14 (IANS) Leading Kannada actor Darshan, arrested last Friday for assaulting his wife, will have to wait till next Monday to know whether he will get bail.Sessions court ... Read more...

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Actress Nikita Thukral banned for 3 years for having affair with co-star


September 14th, 2011 - 6:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Bangalore, Sept 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Bollywood has slammed a three year ban on star Nikita Thukral for “causing” the marital problems between star Darshan and his wife Vijayalakshmi. The ban has been ... Read more...

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Most hurting decision, says Nikitha after being banned


September 11th, 2011 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 11 (IANS) What mistake have I committed to endure such a harsh punishment, asks multilingual actress Nikitha, who has been banned by the Kannada Producers' Association (KPA) for ... Read more...

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Govinda denies threatening brother-in-law


September 2nd, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 2 (IANS) Bollywood actor and former Congress MP Govinda has denied allegations that he had slapped and threatened his brother-in-law Praveen Khanna over a financial disagreement.It was ... Read more...

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Producer accuses Govinda of threatening him


August 31st, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 31 (IANS) A Mumbai film producer has lodged a complaint against Bollywood actor and former Congress MP Govinda Ahuja for abusing and threatening to kill him, police ... Read more...

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Kannada celebs support Anna, join rally at Freedom Park


August 23rd, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 23 (IANS) Kannada superstars Vijay Raghavendra, Srinagara Kitty, Shivaraj Kumar, Ganesh and Vijay Tuesday participated in anti-corruption rally to support Anna Hazare, whose fasting in New Delhi entered ... Read more...

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Bihar blames central government for power crisis


July 27th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 27 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Wednesday blamed the central government for the power shortage in the state."The centre is sitting over demand for coal linkages. It ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Lollywood movies existing only on paper?


May 1st, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, May 1(ANI): Lollywood, the Pakistani film industry based in Lahore, seems to be in action only on paper, as some 18 films have been registered with the Pakistan Film Producers Association ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

UTV wins ‘Thank You’ title row


April 6th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 6 (IANS) The makers of Akshay Kumar starrer "Thank You" have won a legal battle against producer-director Pooja Bhatt's Fisheye Networks Ltd over the title of the ... Read more...

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Farah Sultan, Shalini Thackeray team-up for cine workers welfare


February 18th, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) Farah Sultan, wife of late producer Sultan Ahmed, has joined hands with the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) General Secretary Shalini Thackeray for the welfare of junior ... Read more...

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Bollywood songs, dances banned in Lahore theatres


February 16th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, Feb 16 (IANS) The performing arts council in Lahore has decided to ban all song and dance performances based on Indian films because of the presence of "vulgarity" in them and ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

SCRIPT 2011 - A ’short film’ festival with a difference


January 14th, 2011 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Jan 14 (IANS) Billed as the first of its kind in the country, a short film festival SCRIPT 2011 - Social & Corporate Responsibility International Promotional Theatre - would be held ... Read more...

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Sanjay Dutt says Noorani issued threats through dons


December 29th, 2010 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 29 (IANS) A day after a court ordered the attachment of two properties of Bollywood star Sanjay Dutt over a financial row with producer Shakeel Noorani, the actor's lawyer ... Read more...

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Sanjay Dutt: Sheriff Attaches Property In Mumbai On Court Orders


December 29th, 2010 - 10:39 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
half way through and neither giving back the signing amount of Rs.50 lakh paid to him nor giving suitable dates to complete the film.The film was to be made ... Read more...

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High Court orders attachment of Sanjay Dutt’s properties


December 28th, 2010 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 28 (IANS) The Bombay High Court Tuesday ordered the attachment of two properties of Bollywood star Sanjay Dutt over a financial row with producer Shakeel Noorani, lawyers said.The decision ... Read more...

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2010 worst year for Pakistani film industry


December 12th, 2010 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Dec 12 (IANS) The Pakistan film industry witnessed its worst year with only 12 movies, including regional language films, produced in 2010. Of the 12, only three were in ... Read more...

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Indian women don’t have multiple affairs, nor do they cry: Mike Pandey


November 29th, 2010 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 29 (IANS) Indian women do not have multiple affairs, nor do they cry all the time, three-time Green Oscar winner Mike Pandey said Monday while making his case for creating ... Read more...

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Documentary makers have to pay 25 percent in bribes: Mike Pandey


November 29th, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 29 (IANS) Documentary filmmakers have to pay officials a flat 25 percent bribe to obtain funds to make films, Indian ace wildlife filmmaker Mike Pandey said Monday.Speaking to reporters ... Read more...

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Italy declares war on Tesco’s fake lasagne sandwich, Chianti


September 20th, 2010 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 20 (ANI): Italian food authorities have attacked Tesco's lasagne sandwich, Californian "Chianti" and prosciutto ham from Bulgaria claiming that the fake Italian-sounding products are costing the country billions of pounds ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Emotional Atyachar’ Wins Case Against UTV Bindass


September 2nd, 2010 - 9:41 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 2, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):The upcoming movie "Emotional Atyachar' has finally won the case against the television channel UTV Bindass as the court has rejected the channel's application on Wednesday.The channel ... Read more...

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Web Portal Launched To Promote Malayalam Movies


August 31st, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 31, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The reach of cyber world is undeniable in all aspects of life and when it comes to entertainment, the easiest way to access information is the internet. ... Read more...

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