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Internet play with malicious codes comes to Manhattan


August 24th, 2012 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 24 (IANS) Desipina, a fusion arts company founded by two sisters of South Asian and Filipina descent, will present here next month an "Alice in Wonderland" inspired ... Read more...

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Retired Indian Army officer to get Bangladesh award


June 25th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, June 25 (IANS) A retired Indian Army officer will be honoured by the Bangladeshi government for saving Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and a few of her family members ... Read more...

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Harassed by Pakistani son, court rescues Indian father


May 28th, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) He returned from Pakistan after two decades and forcibly took over his father's apartment. A Delhi court has now ordered him to vacate.Additional District Judge ... Read more...

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Pakistan: Seven passengers die after bus driver falls asleep


April 12th, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by BNO News
HARIPUR, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- At least seven people were killed on Wednesday when a passenger bus crashed into a van in northern Pakistan, a local newspaper reported on Thursday. Several others ... Read more...

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Gaddafi sheltered Mujibur killers: Hasina


August 28th, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Aug 28 (IANS) Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi gave shelter to the killers of then president and Bangladesh founder Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said.Hasina said Gaddafi ... Read more...

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South Asian playwright revisits 9/11


August 14th, 2011 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 14 (IANS) A Chinese-Pakistani family's loss from the Sep 11, 2001 terror attacks and the backlash they endure is the theme of a play by a South Asian ... Read more...

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Indian film fest in New York kicks off with ‘Do Dooni Char’ (With Images)


May 5th, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 5 (IANS) The 11th Annual New York Indian Film Festival kicked off in spectacular fashion with the US premiere of the Delhi-set comedy "Do Dooni Chaar," Disney's ... Read more...

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Mujibur’s hostel room now a museum


February 24th, 2011 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 23 (IANS) The room in the hostel where Sheikh Mujibur Rahman stayed while studying in a college here 65 years back was Wednesday turned into a museum in the ... Read more...

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Man guns down sister for honour in Lahore


November 22nd, 2010 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, Nov 22 (IANS) A man confessed to killing his sister here after discovering her relationship with a local youth, police said.Eighteen-year-old Rehana was shot dead by her brother Jameel, Daily ... Read more...

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‘Hiding Divya’ was a real challenge for Pooja Kumar


August 20th, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Aug 20 (IANS) Upcoming Indian-American actress Pooja Kumar says she met the challenge of portraying a single mother raising a teenager in her new film "Hiding Divya", about the ... Read more...

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South Asian director brings mental illness out of hiding


August 8th, 2010 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Aug 8 (IANS) South Asian filmmaker Rehana Mirza has chosen to tackle the taboo of mental illness in her directorial feature debut "Hiding Divya" and hopes to begin ... Read more...

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International Fashion Week ends in Chennai


July 12th, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai (Tamil Nadu), July 12 (ANI): South Indian actress Anupriya was the showstopper on the last day of the International Fashion Week in Chennai, walking down the ramp in a Victorian era ... Read more...

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My character in new film mix of Madhubala, Haji Mastan’s wife: Kangana


June 20th, 2010 - 9:10 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Kangana Ranaut is set for a brush with the underworld on screen once again after "Gangster". She reveals that her character in "Once Upon A Time ... Read more...

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Man held in Gujarat for links to Bengal derailment culprits


May 31st, 2010 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, May 31 (IANS) Ahmedabad police Monday arrested a voluntary organisation worker suspected to be linked to those behind Friday's derailment in Jhargram in West Bengal, evoking sharp reactions from social ... Read more...

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Pakistani editor Rehana Hakim voices pessimism on ensuing SAARC meet


April 21st, 2010 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 21 (ANI): Rehana Hakim, Editor of Newsline Pakistan, sounded pessimistic about the outcome of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) summit in Bhutan.Addressing the media here ... Read more...

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Pavan Varma, Orhan Pamuk bestselling authors of the week


March 25th, 2010 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) "Becoming Indian" by Pavan K. Varma continued to retain the number one position in the non-fiction section of the bestseller list this week while Nobel Prize winner ... Read more...

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‘The Museum of Innocence’ bounces back to No.1 position


March 18th, 2010 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) "Becoming Indian" by Pavan K. Varma climbed six steps to become the number one non-fiction book on the bestseller list this week while Nobel Prize winner ... Read more...

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Bangladesh SC upholds death sentence for Mujib’s killers


January 27th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Dhaka, Jan 27 (ANI): Bangladesh's Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld a High Court verdict that confirmed the death sentences of 12 retired and dismissed army men involved in assassination of country's ... Read more...

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Bihar man with progeria dies with an unfulfilled wish


December 25th, 2009 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Dec 25 (IANS) Ikramul Khan, who was suffering from progeria, a disease that accelerates the ageing process, died in Bihar's Saran district Friday with an unfulfilled wish of meeting Bollywood ... Read more...

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After ‘Paa’, brothers suffering from progeria promised aid


December 7th, 2009 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Dec 7 (IANS) Ikramul Khan and Ali Hussain, two brothers in a Bihar village suffering from progeria, a disease that accelerates the ageing process, have now been promised help by ... Read more...

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Brothers suffering from progeria want to meet Bachchan


December 2nd, 2009 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Dec 2 (IANS) Two brothers, Ikramul Khan and Ali Hussain who are suffering from progeria, a disease that accelerates ageing process, say their last wish is to meet Bollywood megastar ... Read more...

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Bangladesh SC upholds death penalties of Mujib’s killers


November 19th, 2009 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
Dhaka, Nov 19 (ANI): Bangladesh's Supreme Court on Thursday upheld a High Court verdict that confirmed the death sentences of 12 retired and dismissed army men involved in Sheikh Mujibur Rahman ... Read more...

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Mujeeb feared military would kill him, Zulfikar Ali Bhutto: Khar


September 5th, 2009 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Sep.5 (ANI): Former Punjab Governor Mustafa Khar has revealed that former Bangladesh President Sheikh Mujeebur Rehman feared being killed by the Army.In an interview with a private television channel, Khar ... Read more...

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Gunmen target Johannesburg’s BRT service


September 2nd, 2009 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Sep 2 (IANS) Security has been beefed up in this South African city after two vehicles of the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) service were attacked, BuaNews reported Wednesday. The BRT services were ... Read more...

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Item song canned for ‘Coffee Bar’


August 24th, 2009 - 1:27 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
An item song was shot on Mumbai model Mousami Udeshi and some junior artistes and starts with Hindi words like "Jeena hai, marnaa hai, mastime rehana hai, hastehi jaana hai...' and continues ... Read more...

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President awards certificates of honour to 29 scholars


August 15th, 2009 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.15 (ANI): The President, Pratibha Devisingh Patil, on Saturday, awarded Certificates of Honour to 29 distinguished scholars of Sanskrit, Pali/Prakrit, Arabic and Persian. They are as follows:SANSKRIT1.Prof. Kompella Ramasuryanarayana2.Prof. (Dr.) ... Read more...

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Bangladesh cabinet approves lifelong protection for Hasina, family (Lead)


July 28th, 2009 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 28 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, her sister Rehana and their children will get Special Security Force (SSF) protection in view of threats to their lives, as per ... Read more...

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Cabinet approves special lifelong protection for Hasina, family


July 28th, 2009 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 28 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, her sister Rehana and their children will get Special Security Force (SSF) protection in view of threats to their lives as per ... Read more...

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Dhaka to enact law to better protect Hasina


June 24th, 2009 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, June 24 (IANS) Bangladesh is to enact a law that would provide more security personnel to protect Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and other family members of the country's founding father ... Read more...

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Nine Asian women declared winners of Asian Achievement awards


May 21st, 2009 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 21 (ANI): Nine British women of Asian origin have been declared winners of the Asian Women of Achievement Awards for the year 2009.Businesswoman Vin Murria, who set up a foundation ... Read more...

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Aap Ki Kachehri: Kiran Ke Saath


March 13th, 2009 - 3:08 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Finale Episode: Saturday 14th March at 10:30 pm only on Star Plus,About 4 months ago, Star Plus launched a reality show with a difference: Aap Ki Kachehri Kiran Ke Saath. A ... Read more...

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Two new judges appointed to restart Mujib’s murder trial


March 6th, 2009 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 6 (IANS) Two high court judges will resume trial in the assassination of Bangladesh's founding father Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and several of his family members and political associates in August ... Read more...

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Angry senators file privilege motion against PCB chief


February 12th, 2009 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Feb 12 (IANS) The Senate's standing committee on sports Thursday decided to hit back at Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Ijaz Butt for his outburst against its members by moving a ... Read more...

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Priyanka Gandhi meets Hasina and her family


February 4th, 2009 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 4 (IANS) Rekindling ties that go back nearly four decades, Bangaldesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her family met Priyanka Gandhi Vadra - daughter of Congress president Sonia Gandhi - ... Read more...

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Businessman wants to withdraw graft complaint against Hasina


December 15th, 2008 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Dec 15 (IANS) Bangladeshi businessman Azam J. Chowdhury has filed papers to withdraw an extortion case against former prime minister Sheikh Hasina and her cousin Sheikh Fazlul Karim Selim, saying he ... Read more...

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