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Indian American director’s thriller wins another US award


September 14th, 2012 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 14 (IANS) "9 Eleven", a Bollywood-style thriller by Indian American director Manan Singh Katohara, has won the Best Narrative Feature Award at the 2012 Third World Independent Film ... Read more...

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Emraan’s ‘Raaz 3′, TDP characters are poles apart


September 2nd, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 2 (IANS) After playing a director in "The Dirty Picture" (TDP), Emraan Hashmi may be seen as a filmmaker again in "Raaz 3", but says this time ... Read more...

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Vilasrao Deshmukh: Politician who could have been movie star (Obituary)


August 14th, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 14 (IANS) In the early 1960s, a young and handsome student in Pune University harboured a secret ambition: to become a star in Bollywood. Over the years, ... Read more...

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Mikhail Tandel scores winner for Rising Stars


August 1st, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 1 (IANS) Rising Stars recorded a 1-0 win against Phoenix Sports Club in a Third Division match of the Mumbai District Football Association League played at the St. ... Read more...

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Oliver’s double does it for Stallion


July 23rd, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Bolstered by Oliver Bennis' twin strikes, Stallion FC, Andheri romped to a convincing 2-0 win against Shambu FC in a third division match of the Mumbai ... Read more...

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Jeev, Lahiri qualify for weekend rounds at British Open


July 21st, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Lytham St. Annes (England), July 21 (IANS) Jeev Milkha Singh and Anirban Lahiri made it a red-letter day for India at The Open Championship as they became the first two ... Read more...

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Madhuri, Sushmita honoured for excellence


June 26th, 2012 - 2:56 am ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, June 26 (IANS) Bollywood diva Madhuri Dixit and former beauty queen and actress Sushmita Sen were honoured for individual excellence in the field of acting and entrepreneurship respectively ... Read more...

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Indian American director’s thriller wins award


May 22nd, 2012 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 22 (IANS) "9 ELEVEN", a Bollywood-style film by an Indian American director, has won the Best Feature Film award at the Peoples Film Festival (TPFF) here showcasing ... Read more...

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China cracks down on rumours, removes 210,000 online posts


April 12th, 2012 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 12 (IANS) China has removed more than 210,000 online posts since mid-March and shut down 42 websites in its crackdown on Internet-based rumour-mongering, Xinhua quoted a senior official ... Read more...

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New Russian cabinet could use tycoon Prokhorov: Putin


March 8th, 2012 - 9:55 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov, a rising star of opposition politics, can get a seat in the new government, according to president-elect Vladimir Putin.Prokhorov "is a ... Read more...

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Indian American filmmaker wins award


March 3rd, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 3 (IANS) Indian American filmmaker Manan Singh Katohora has won the "2012 Rising Star Award" for his feature film "9 Eleven" at the Canada International Film Festival.Held in ... Read more...

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Dipika loses title clash at Tournament of Champions


January 27th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 27 (IANS) Squash mom Natalie Grinham taught her opponent Dipika Pallikal a thing or two about court coverage and strength beating her Indian rival 11-4, 11-3, 11-3 ... Read more...

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Imran a rising star in Pakistani politics: Daily (With image)


December 26th, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 26 (IANS) The big turn out at Imran Khan's rally in Karachi has cemented his status as a rising star in Pakistani politics and made his party a ... Read more...

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Argentine minister found dead at summit


December 21st, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 21 (IANS) A 33-year-old Argentine minister was found hanging in his hotel room during a summit in Uruguayan capital Montevideo. This caused the Argentine president to leave the ... Read more...

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Force India retain di Resta for 2012, drop Sutil


December 17th, 2011 - 1:49 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 17 (IANS) The speculation on Sahara Force India's drivers for the 2012 season ended Friday when the team decided to retain Britain's Paul di Resta and promoted German ... Read more...

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Six more Indian hockey players pull out of WSH


December 1st, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Six more Indian players pulled out of the World Series Hockey (WSH) Thursday citing national camp for the Olympic qualifier that would coincide with the ... Read more...

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Six top Indian hockey players pull out of WSH


November 30th, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The World Series Hockey (WSH) suffered a serious set-back Wednesday after six top Indian players pulled out of the league, citing national commitment.Goalkeepers Bharat Chettri, ... Read more...

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Federer beats Hewitt to level Davis Cup play-off at 1-1


September 16th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, Sep 16 (IANS) Following Bernard Tomic's early win Friday, Swiss tennis star Roger Federer defeated Lleyton Hewitt to level the Davis Cup World Group playoff tie between Australia ... Read more...

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Bhullar eyes top honours at ISPS Handa Singapore Classic


August 26th, 2011 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, Aug 26 (IANS) India's rising star Gaganjeet Bhullar will be in the attack mode for top honours at the ISPS Handa Singapore Classic September 8-11. Bhullar and Thailand's Pariya ... Read more...

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Nikki Haley publishing her memoir


July 1st, 2011 - 11:11 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 1 (IANS) South Carolina's Indian-American Governor Nikki Haley is all set to publish her memoir just shy of her 40th birthday.Her book, "Can't is Not an Option", ... Read more...

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Ilyas Kashmiri killed in US drone strike, HuJi confirms death


June 4th, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 4 (IANS) Ilyas Kashmiri, one of the five most wanted terrorist leaders by the US, has been killed in Pakistan's northwest tribal area of South Waziristan, Harkat-ul-Jihad-al-Islami ... Read more...

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Domestic players continue to shine in IPL


May 29th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) With the crowds fading, the popularity of the Indian Premier League (IPL) dipped in the fourth season but it continued to be a platform for ... Read more...

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Badgley dating Australian actress?


May 22nd, 2011 - 4:00 am ICT by IANS
London, May 22 (IANS) "Gossip Girl" star Penn Badgley has moved on from his split from Blake Lively and is reportedly dating Australian actress Jessica Mcnamee.The actor has been single ... Read more...

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I’ll never forget singing at royal wedding bash, says Ellie Goulding


May 1st, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 1 (ANI): UK Pop star Ellie Goulding, who won the gig of a lifetime when she was asked to sing at Duke William and Duchess Catherine's Friday evening wedding reception, ... Read more...

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Famous wood carver Umakanta Singh, Manipur’s rising star


March 12th, 2011 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, Mar 12 (ANI): Manipur, which has over the years produced many crafts persons, has added another feather to its cap through W. Umakanta Singh, a famous wood carver and proud winner ... Read more...

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Fabregas expected to play against Barcelona


March 7th, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 7 (ANI): Arsenal skipper Cesc Fabregas is expected to be declared fit for Champions League clash at Barcelona on Tuesday.The Gunners hold a slender 2-1 lead from the first ... Read more...

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Pena exponent Mangi Singh, Manipur’s rising star


March 5th, 2011 - 7:03 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, Mar 5 (ANI): Manipur, which has over the years produced many award winning artists, has added another feather to its cap through Khangembam Mangi Singh, the first Pena player to receive ... Read more...

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Colin Firth bags ‘Actor Of The Year’ gong at London Critics’ Circle Film Awards


February 11th, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 11 (ANI): Colin Firth has been honoured with 'Actor Of The Year' gong for 'The King's Speech' at the London Critics' Circle Film Awards.The period drama picked up three ... Read more...

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Asian-origin accountant sues UK firm for racial discrimination


January 24th, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 24 (ANI): A Asian-origin employee in a British accountancy firm is suing the company for racism on grounds that the firm gave him inferior clients as he was not a ... Read more...

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Former Bond girl Gemma Arterton up for BAFTA Rising Star Award


January 11th, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 11 (ANI): Gemma Arterton, who appeared in 2008 Bond film 'Quantum of Solace', is up for this year's BAFTA Rising Star award.Film critic and Bafta member Mark Kermode said that ... Read more...

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US ambassador to China Huntsman hints at running for President in 2012


January 3rd, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 3 (ANI): Jon Huntsman, the US ambassador to China and a Republican, has hinted that he might contest for the presidential bid in 2012."You know, I'm really focused on ... Read more...

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US diplomats monitored Gillard’s progress: Wikileaks


December 9th, 2010 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 9(ANI): US diplomats had closely followed the rise of Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard, according to classified US diplomatic cables released by whistleblower website Wikileaks.According to the Age, ... Read more...

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Saul Alvarez Defeats Lovemore Ndou


December 5th, 2010 - 8:46 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Dec 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The viewers were eagerly waiting for World Boxing Championship night and the Silver light Middleweight bout between Australian veteran Lovemore Ndou and Saul Alvarez did not ... Read more...

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Bobby Jindal ‘not interested’ in running for president in 2012


November 18th, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 18 (ANI): Bobby Jindal, the Indian origin Governor of Louisiana, has claimed that he is not interested in running for president in 2012.Jindal, a rising star selected by the ... Read more...

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Whats The Reason Behind Shahid-Priyanka Breakup?


November 17th, 2010 - 12:10 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
 November 17, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Bollywood actors Shahid Kapoor and Priyanka Chopra have reportedly called off their relationship, though their fans are still not sure about what kind of a relationship the ... Read more...

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