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‘Kidnapped’ man challenges Dimple Yadav’s election to Lok Sabha


September 12th, 2012 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 12 (IANS) The election of Dimple Yadav, wife of Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav, to the Lok Sabha from Kannauj has been challenged in the Allahabad High ... Read more...

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With 400 scripts, Shimla’s Gaiety Theatre recreates the past (With Image)


July 31st, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 31 (IANS) It's modelled on London's Royal Albert Hall. Now, the British-era Gaiety Theatre, where Nobel laureate Rudyard Kipling and legendary actors Prithviraj Kapoor and Balraj Sahni ... Read more...

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Amrit Sagar captures big fat Indian wedding in new film


July 9th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) A seven-day marriage celebration with lots of twists and turns is the premise of director Amrit Sagar's next film "Rabba Main Kya Karoon".After entertaining audiences ... Read more...

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‘1971′ director’s next a romantic comedy (With Images)


June 26th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) After making his directorial debut with "1971", a National Award-winning movie based on prisoners of war, Amrit Sagar Chopra is back after a break of ... Read more...

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Metallica loving Dimple enters Lok Sabha in style


June 9th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 9 (IANS) For 35-year-old Dimple Yadav, politics was never a favoured option as a career. Neither did 'netas' matter much in her life. But on Saturday, life ... Read more...

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Dimple Yadav elected to Lok Sabha unopposed (Second Lead)


June 9th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 9 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's wife Dimple Yadav was Saturday declared elected unopposed to the Lok Sabha from Kannauj constituency.Returning officer Selva Kumari J. announced ... Read more...

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Dimple files nomination, plays ‘bahu’ card


June 5th, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 5 (IANS) Dimple Yadav, wife of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, Tuesday filed her nomination papers for the June 24 Kannauj Lok Sabha seat by-election.Accompanied by ... Read more...

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Dimple Yadav to launch second political innings Tuesday


June 4th, 2012 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 4 (IANS) Dimple Yadav, wife of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, will file her nomination for the Kannauj Lok Sabha by-poll Tuesday, a Samajwadi Party (SP) leader ... Read more...

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Akhilesh Yadav’s wife to contest Kannauj by-election (Lead)


May 26th, 2012 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 26 (IANS) Dimple Yadav, wife of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, will contest the June 24 Lok Sabha by-election from Kannauj constituency, the Samajwadi Party announced Saturday. ... Read more...

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Kannauj Lok Sabha bypoll is slated for June 24


May 23rd, 2012 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 23 (IANS) The two-month-old Akhilesh Yadav government in the state is set to face the first test of its popularity -- or the lack of it -- as ... Read more...

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Theatre challenging, like an exercise: Anup Soni


May 7th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Television actor Anup Soni, an alumni of the National School of Drama, says doing theatre is more challenging than films and television."While doing theatre one ... Read more...

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Prateik fulfills grandma’s wish to visit Varanasi (Lead, superseding earlier story)


April 18th, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 18 (IANS) Actor Prateik took time off from his busy schedule in Varanasi to fulfil his maternal grandmother Vidyatai Patil's wish to visit sites in the temple town.The ... Read more...

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Prateik visits Varanasi with grandmom


April 18th, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 18 (IANS) Actor Prateik took time off from his busy schedule in Varanasi to fulfil his maternal grandmother Vidyatai Patil's wish to visit sites in the temple ... Read more...

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70 IAS officials transferred in Uttar Pradesh


April 13th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 13 (IANS) In yet another major reshuffle in the Uttar Pradesh bureaucracy, the less than a month-old Samajwadi Party (SP) government Friday shifted 70 Indian Administrative Service ... Read more...

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Dimple Yadav to contest from Kannauj?


March 15th, 2012 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, March 15 (IANS) Dimple Yadav could be the Samjwadi Party candidate for the Kannauj Lok Sabha seat once the seat is vacated by her husband and Uttar Pradesh Chief ... Read more...

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Voters queue up early in Mulayam bastion


February 23rd, 2012 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mainpuri/Firozabad (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 23 (IANS) Long queues of voters were seen at polling booths in Mainpuri and Firozabad districts in the fifth round of the seven-phased Uttar Pradesh ... Read more...

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I take time to open up: Prateik


February 15th, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 15 (IANS) A man of few words, Prateik is a natural actor thanks to his legacy, but the 25-year-old says acting is such a vast subject that he ... Read more...

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Vote Congress to transform UP, says Rahul Gandhi


February 14th, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Feb 14 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Tuesday appealed to voters to bring his party to power to radically transform Uttar Pradesh.He said the Bharatiya Janata Party, ... Read more...

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Sheila Dikshit praises Modi, retracts


February 1st, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
Agra/New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) Linking poll wins in states to good governance and development, Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Tuesday named Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and ... Read more...

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Amy and I? Keep guessing: Prateik


January 23rd, 2012 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 23 (IANS) Actor Prateik refuses to divulge whether rumours that he is dating his "Ek tha Deewana" co-star Amy Jackson are true or not."Whether it is true or ... Read more...

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Now, a song to wipe out corruption


December 28th, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 28 (IANS) As Anna Hazare held his three-day fast against graft, some distance away in a Mumbai studio a song to wipe out corruption from the country ... Read more...

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Ahead of assembly polls, minorities given 4.5 percent quota in jobs (Fourth Lead)


December 23rd, 2011 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) Ahead of Uttar Pradesh elections, the union cabinet Thursday cleared 4.5 percent sub-quota for minorities within the existing 27 percent quota for other backward ... Read more...

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Rahul meets party leaders from Uttar Pradesh


December 3rd, 2011 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Friday met Congress leaders from Uttar Pradesh to review the party's preparations for the assembly elections and add momentum ... Read more...

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Another union minister booked in Uttar Pradesh


November 24th, 2011 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 23 (IANS) After first information reports (FIR) against two central ministers for allegedly punching and kicking a protestor at Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi's recent rally in ... Read more...

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Hema Malini, Jaya Prada to be honoured


November 11th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) Yesteryears actresses Hema Malini and Jaya Prada will be honoured with Aadhi Aabadi Women Achievers awards for their contribution to Indian cinema.The award aims ... Read more...

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Fans, family, friends bid adieu to Jagjit Singh


October 11th, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 11 (IANS) Family members, the music fraternity and fans bid a tearful farewell to ghazal maestro Jagjit Singh at his funeral here Tuesday.Jagjit Singh's brother Kartar Singh ... Read more...

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Jaiswal to head Congress’s Uttar Pradesh poll panel


October 11th, 2011 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) Coal Minister Sriprakash Jaiswal will head the Congress's election campaign committee for the 2012 Uttar Pradesh assembly elections.Congress president Sonia Gandhi approved Monday the ... Read more...

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From stars to Tihar, Amar Singh’s fall from grace


September 6th, 2011 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Amar Singh, who stole the limelight as a political heavyweight and a friend of corporate honchos and Bollywood stars, fell a long way from ... Read more...

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Raj Babbar felicitated for ‘Bodyguard’ success


September 4th, 2011 - 1:02 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) Raj Babbar was felicitated Saturday by multiplex chain Movie Time for the success of Salman Khan-starrer "Bodyguard", in which he has essayed the role ... Read more...

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‘Bodyguard’ - delivers the goods (IANS Movie Review)


September 1st, 2011 - 1:37 am ICT by IANS
Film: "Bodyguard"; Cast: Salman Khan, Kareena Kapoor, Raj Babbar; Director: Siddiqu; Rating: ***For three years now, every Eid, a Salman Khan movie has become one of the rewards of the ... Read more...

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Will Salman strike gold again with ‘Bodyguard’? (IANS Preview)


August 29th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) After playing a fearless cop in "Dabangg" and a romantic in "Ready", superstar Salman Khan is back this Eid with more action and drama ... Read more...

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Rahul asks PM to introduce land acquisition bill


August 25th, 2011 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) A group of Congress MPs, led by party general secretary Rahul Gandhi, met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday to seek the introduction of the ... Read more...

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Anna show at Janmashtami celebrations in Agra


August 22nd, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Aug 22 (IANS) Anna Hazare agitation coloured even Janmashtami celebrations here, keeping them on a lower key this year as support for the anti-corruption crusader increased Monday.The Janmashtami ... Read more...

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Cabinet reshuffle likely Tuesday, Big 4 to continue (Second Lead)


July 11th, 2011 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is likely to reshuffle his cabinet Tuesday, informed sources said.Though there is no official announcement so far, the reshuffle is ... Read more...

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Cabinet reshuffle likely Tuesday (Lead)


July 11th, 2011 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is likely to reshuffle his cabinet Tuesday, informed sources said Monday.Though there is no official announcement yet, the reshuffle is ... Read more...

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