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Small town India makes it big - via reality TV


November 3rd, 2011 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) Blurring the lines between reel and real, Sushil Kumar lived a billion dreams when he went from being a computer operator earning Rs.6,000 a ... Read more...

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Police meet Vidarbha widow who sought Sonia’s help


October 8th, 2011 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Oct 8 (IANS) Police officers Saturday visited the house of a Vidarbha farmer's widow who recently won Rs.640,000 on quiz show "Kaun Banega Crorepati" (KBC) and had sought ... Read more...

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‘Love Breakups Zindagi’ - a fresh, urban rom-com (IANS Movie Review - Rating: ***1/2)


October 8th, 2011 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Love Breakups Zindagi"; Cast: Zayed Khan, Dia Mirza, Cyrus Sahukar, Tisca Chopra; Director: Sahil Sangha; Rating: ***1/2There is only one death in Love Breakups Zindagi (LBZ). And it isn't ... Read more...

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Hats off to Big B, says SRK (Movie Snippets)


October 8th, 2011 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 8 (IANS) Superstar Shah Rukh Khan was left amazed at Amitabh Bachchan's energy levels when he went for a special shoot on the 68-year-old megastar's quiz ... Read more...

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Ramlila with a quiz show and prizes!


October 5th, 2011 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 5 (IANS) It's a Ramlila with an "educational touch"! Display your knowledge of the epic Ramayana the mythological play is based on and win prizes.The Aishbagh Ramlila Committee, ... Read more...

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Practised more for show than in cricket: Sourav


June 4th, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 4 (IANS) Former India cricket captain Sourav Ganguly, who will begin hosting the Bengali version of hit quiz show "Who Wants to be a Millionaire" from Monday, ... Read more...

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Legal battle my toughest innings: Sourav Ganguly


June 2nd, 2011 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 2 (IANS) Former Indian cricket captain Sourav Ganguly Thursday said his legal battle on allotment of land for his school was the "toughest innings" of his life."Indeed it ... Read more...

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Promos are the order of the day: Amitabh Bachchan


May 15th, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Promos are order of the day today, says Amitabh Bachchan and feels these have become an inevitable part of showbiz as they help in ... Read more...

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It’s the ‘bandhgala’ for Big B in ‘KBC 5′ (With Images)


May 5th, 2011 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Amitabh Bachchan will be back as host of "Kaun Banega Crorepati", but not in his customary jacket and tie. Instead, the star will be ... Read more...

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‘KBC 5′ to go on air in August, Rohit Bal to design for Big B


May 5th, 2011 - 1:37 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan is all set to make a comeback to the small screen with the fifth season of hit quiz show "Kaun Banega ... Read more...

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Shatrughan Sinha to host Bhojpuri KBC, Sonakshi on hot seat


May 1st, 2011 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 1 (IANS) Shatrughan Sinha is set to host the Bhojpuri edition of popular quiz show "Kaun Banega Crorepati" (KBC), and daughter Sonakshi Sinha will be one of ... Read more...

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Tory MP blurts out Imogen Thomas’ Premier League star’s name on show


April 25th, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 25 (ANI): A top Tory MP came close to breaching a High Court injunction when she blurted out the name of the Premier League star who had an affair with ... Read more...

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‘Mastermind’ audition fails to attract Bradford’s Brit-Asians


April 22nd, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 22 (ANI): 'Mastermind', Britain's 40-year-old successful quiz show, suffered a setback to broaden its ethnic reach, as it failed to gather Asian would-be participants to take part in the auditions. ... Read more...

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Tech savvy politicos bat for social media


April 21st, 2011 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 20 (IANS) Former minister of state for external affairs Shashi Tharoor, one of the early Indian politicians to get hooked to Twitter, feels that political leaders have ... Read more...

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I can’t do what Mr. Bachchan did in KBC: Prosenjit


March 6th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 6 (IANS) Bengali superstar Prosenjit Chatterjee recently got an offer to host the Bengali version of "Kaun Banega Crorepati" (KBC), but he refused. He says he can't ... Read more...

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I want to make my absence felt: Anupam Kher (Interview)


February 9th, 2011 - 9:42 am ICT by IANS
By Manpreet Kaur New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) Having done 400 films in a span of nearly 30 years, veteran actor Anupam Kher is staying away from the big screen. He says ... Read more...

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I’m going to ‘Discover India’ with Kirron on V-Day: Anupam


February 3rd, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) Love knows no age! Quite true for vetrean actor Anupam Kher, who is excited about celebrating Valentine's Day with his wife Kirron, but in a different ... Read more...

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Body of Mike Bongiorno, Italian TV Host Stolen, No Ransom


January 28th, 2011 - 2:22 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Jan 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Mike Bongiorno was a famous Italian quiz show host for over fifty years, just as well known in Italy as Bob Barker is for his hosting of 'The ... Read more...

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Japan protests BBC jokes about atomic bomb survivor


January 22nd, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 22 (IANS) The BBC has been caught in a diplomatic row after Japan protested about a comedy quiz show of the broadcaster which has been accused of insulting a survivor ... Read more...

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‘Jeopardy!’ champs beaten to buzzer by IBM computer ‘Watson’


January 14th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 14 (ANI): IBM has after four years developed a computing system called 'Watson' that specializes in analysing natural human language and answering complex questions.And to test its capabilities, the machine ... Read more...

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On ‘Mission: Impossible’, Anil Kapoor lives like ‘24′ at 51!


December 22nd, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Robin Bansal New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) It doesn't get bigger and better for Anil Kapoor. Blessed with age defying genes, his career has gone seriously global at a time when ... Read more...

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Sourav enthrals Bengal, this time as quiz-master


December 13th, 2010 - 10:56 am ICT by IANS
By Pradipta Tapadar Kolkata, Dec 13 (IANS) Bengal's love affair with Sourav Ganguly continues unabated. The flamboyant former cricket captain is back to his charming best - but this time as a ... Read more...

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60 teams take part in IGNOU school quiz contest


November 23rd, 2010 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Nov 23 (IANS) Sixty teams from across the city took part in the multi-city inter school quiz organised by the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) Tuesday.IGNOU vice-chancellor V.N. Rajasekharan Pillai ... Read more...

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‘Crorepati’ woman lacked money to study medicine (Lead)


November 21st, 2010 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Shahnawaz Akhtar and Nityanand Shukla Giridih (Jharkhand), Nov 21 (IANS) A 37-year-old homemaker from a humble family here who is the first woman to win one crore rupees in "Kaun Banega ... Read more...

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US woman solves Wheel of Fortune puzzle with just 1 letter revealed!


November 10th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 10 (ANI): A footage of US quiz show contestant swept the web after solving a Wheel of Fortune puzzle with just one letter revealed.Caitlin Burke, 26, from New Jersey, had ... Read more...

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A sleepless night for Big B


November 8th, 2010 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) Bollywood veteran Amitabh Bachchan says he couldn't sleep a night after Diwali because of the pain in his right rib cage."After having spent a horrible night, ... Read more...

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I’m always under pressure to promote films: Ajay Devgn (Interview)


November 1st, 2010 - 9:45 am ICT by IANS
By Dibyojyoti Baksi Mumbai, Nov 1 (IANS) Bollywood star Ajay Devgn may have appeared in "Kaun Banega Crorepati" to promote his forthcoming comedy "Golmaal 3", but he actually opposes the new marketing ... Read more...

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Action Replayy Cast On KBC 4


October 27th, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 27, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Akshay Kumar is in full action mode to promote his upcoming film Action Replayy. He is keeping no stone unturned these days to promote the film ... Read more...

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Delhi students get ready for Obama visit - with quiz show


October 19th, 2010 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Setting the stage for US President Barack Obama's maiden visit to India next month, the American Center will organise a 'Rock with the US Presidents' quiz ... Read more...

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Amitabh’s ‘KBC 2010′ beats all in TRP race


October 12th, 2010 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Bollywood's Big B, Amitabh Bachchan, is the biggest on the small screen - so indicate the ratings of the debut episode of the fourth season of ... Read more...

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Big B wants to usher in quiet 68th birthday with family


October 10th, 2010 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
By Robin Bansal New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) The celebrations for his birthday began almost a month in advance with his big win at the National Awards. But megastar Amitabh Bachchan would ... Read more...

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Ravi Bajaj designs Amitabh’s classic ‘KBC’ look (With Image)


October 2nd, 2010 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) Designer Ravi Bajaj says the biggest challenge in designing megastar Amitabh Bachchan's look for the upcoming season of quiz show "Kaun Banega Crorepati" was the fact ... Read more...

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Dadagiri is back with a bang!


August 27th, 2010 - 7:35 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 27, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The much awaited TV Quiz show "Dadagiri' is back with its second season. Sourav Ganguly made his Television debut as the quizmaster for "Dadagiri' in its ... Read more...

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Dance Bangla Dance Junior starts from September


August 27th, 2010 - 11:49 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 27, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):From September onwards the Bengali audience will get to see their favorite TV show "Dance Bangla dance Junior" as it comes back with a new season. The ... Read more...

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Kolkata prepraes to salute Mother Teresa


August 25th, 2010 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 25 (IANS) Mass prayers, film festivals, cultural programmes and exhibitions will mark the birth centenary celebrations of Mother Teresa Thursday in Kolkata, the epicentre of the nun's work among the ... Read more...

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