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Resemblance has been an amazing fluke: Madonna’s lookalike


August 21st, 2012 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Aug 21 (IANS) Singer Melissa Totten is enjoying being pop diva Madonna's lookalike, as it gives her the chance to travel across the globe."It (resemblance) has been an ... Read more...

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Russian media market to grow to $39 bn by 2016


June 14th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's entertainment and media market will grow to $39 billion by 2016, with consumer spending in the sector to grow at an average annual rate ... Read more...

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Sanjay dons lean, mean avatar for new film (With Images)


May 28th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) After playing a bulky looking villian Kancha Cheena in "Agneepath", Sanjay Dutt gets a makeover for his Soham Shah's next directorial venture.Produced by Shree ... Read more...

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Reliance Group firms’ stocks soar


February 28th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 28 (IANS) Stocks of the Reliance Group firms rallied at the Bombay Stock Exchange Tuesday with the infrastructure arm soaring the most.Reliance Infrastructure closed 11.46 percent up at ... Read more...

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New Indo-Pak music show shoot shifted to Dubai


January 23rd, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 23 (IANS) Producers of an upcoming music-based reality show "Sur-kshetra" were hoping to bring to India some well-known artists from Pakistan. But the plans have gone for a ... Read more...

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Big B turns ‘chauffer’ for Oprah Winfrey


January 17th, 2012 - 3:06 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 17 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan must be having several chauffers at his disposal, but he decided to drive international talk show queen Oprah Winfrey himself to a ... Read more...

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Conclave to develop cinema in east India


December 15th, 2011 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 14 (IANS) In a bid to promote and boost the entertainment industry in eastern India, FICCI Frames -- a media and entertainment business conclave -- was held ... Read more...

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Bollywood sends out silent prayers for 26/11 martyrs


November 26th, 2011 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Remembering all those who lost their lives during the 26/11 terror attacks in the country's entertainment capital, Bollywood celebrities took on Twitter to convey ... Read more...

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India is home for me: Brazilian model Moufid


November 10th, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) Hindi movies are Brazilian model Moufid Aziz's aspiration. He is debuting in Bollywood with "Rockstar" as an Indian and says he feels at home ... Read more...

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Ghazal loses its soulful king in Jagjit Singh (Roundup)


October 10th, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 10 (IANS) The soulful voice behind many a popular ghazal was stilled forever with the death of Jagjit Singh here Monday following brain haemorrhage. He was 70. ... Read more...

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Jhuki jhuki si nazar, in remembrance of Jagjit Singh (Obituary)


October 10th, 2011 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 10 (IANS) Indian ghazal king Jagjit Singh's way of celebrating his 70th year was unique - he was aiming to complete 70 concerts by the end of the ... Read more...

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Goa saint’s feast hinders IFFI dates


September 21st, 2011 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 21 (IANS) The annual feast of Goa's most revered saints is posing to be the main hurdle in the finalization of the dates of the International Film Festival ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu to tax DTH firms, IPL matches


September 14th, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 14 (IANS) The cash-strapped Tamil Nadu government Wednesday brought Direct-to-Home (DTH) telecast service providers and the Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket tournament within the state's entertainment tax ambit.The ... Read more...

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IFFI aims to be ‘people friendly’


September 5th, 2011 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 5 (IANS) The International Film Festival of India (IFFI), held annually in Goa, will be presented in a new "people friendly" avatar this year, an official said Monday.Speaking ... Read more...

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Sargun Mehta to play grown up ‘Phulwa’ (TV Snippets)


August 7th, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Actress Sargun Mehta has been roped in to replace child star Jannat Zubair Rahmani as the protagonist in Colors' show "Phulwa".The show is set ... Read more...

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Microsoft apologises over Amy Winehouse tweet


July 27th, 2011 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) Bosses at computer giant Microsoft have apologised for urging followers to buy late Amy Winehouse's "Back to Black" album through the retailer's online store.A representative ... Read more...

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Mona, Supriya to shake a leg on Ratan’s mehendi (TV Snippets) (With Images)


June 29th, 2011 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) TV actresses Mona Singh and Supriya Pilgaonkar will be seen shaking a leg on bride-to-be Ratan Rajput's mehendi ceremony in Imagine TV's "Ratan Ka Rishta".They ... Read more...

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Games most downloaded application for mobiles


June 29th, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 29 (IANS) Games are the most downloaded application for mobile phones, a new study says which reiterates that the cellphone has become an inseparable part of life ... Read more...

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M.F. Husain dies exiled from his homeland (Third Lead)


June 9th, 2011 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
London/New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) Maqbool Fida Husain, who was hailed as the Picasso of India but was forced to live in self-imposed exile from his homeland due to ... Read more...

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Ramdev an attention seeker, fast a sham: Netizens


June 4th, 2011 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) From calling him "distrustful" to an "attention seeker", and his fast against corruption a "sham", voices against yoga guru Baba Ramdev in the virtual ... Read more...

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Percept Knorigin inks deal with Alcatel Lucent to provide digital content


June 1st, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Indian digital media company Percept Knorigin (PK) said Wednesday it had signed an agreement with French telecom firm Alcatel Lucent to expand the distribution of ... Read more...

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Aussies want to cheat on partners with Hugh Jackman, Jennifer Hawkins


April 23rd, 2011 - 4:01 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 23 (ANI): Hugh Jackman and Jennifer Hawkins are the celebrities most Australians would like to have an extra-marital affair with, reveals a study.Infidelity website, AshleyMadison.com, surveyed more than 10,000 married ... Read more...

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Must address problems of $2 bn Indian film industry: Experts


March 23rd, 2011 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 23 (IANS) Problems plaguing the $2 billion Indian film industry, apart from issues such as promotion of cinema and the advent of digitisation, were in sharp focus ... Read more...

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Hindus find Boy George’s ‘Amazing Grace’ disrespectful


February 2nd, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Feb 2 (ANI): Hindus have termed Boy George's 'Amazing Grace' music video as 'disrespectful' to the highly revered deities of Hinduism.Notable Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada ... Read more...

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Las Vegas City Council in USA opened with Hindu mantras


January 20th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Jan 20 (ANI): City Council of Las Vegas (USA), world's entertainment capital, reverberated with Sanskrit mantras from ancient Hindu scriptures on January 19.Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed delivered invocation from ... Read more...

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Willow Smith Working With Dad’s Former Partner, DJ Jazzy Jeff


January 8th, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The little wonder girl of Will Smith is preparing for her debut album and the 10 year old Willow Smith has collaborated with her dad’s former hip-hop partner DJ Jazzy. ... Read more...

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TV or live shows - it’s magic everywhere!


January 6th, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
By Radhika Bhirani New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) Magic with comedy, magic with competition or just pure magic - the flavour of magic seems to be in vogue thanks to television and live ... Read more...

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POGO launches M.A.D. Creations Art books


December 21st, 2010 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) Taking inspiration from its popular arts and crafts show "M.A.D", children's entertainment channel POGO has launched M.A.D. Creations Art curriculum books.The books cater to students from kindergarten ... Read more...

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Is Indian music industry losing battle against piracy?


December 15th, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
By Ruchika Kher Mumbai, Dec 15 (IANS) Caught in a thick web of piracy, the Rs.8.3-billion ($183 million) Indian music industry is facing serious trouble. Musicians and other artists feel there is ... Read more...

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Las Vegas city council to open with Hindu mantras


November 19th, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Nov 19 (ANI): City Council of Las Vegas (USA), world's entertainment capital, will reverberate with Sanskrit mantras from ancient Hindu scriptures on January 19, 2011.Prominent Hindu statesman Rajan Zed will ... Read more...

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Eva Longoria files for divorce from ‘cheating’ husband Tony Parker


November 18th, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 18 (ANI): Eva Longoria has filed for divorce from husband Tony Parker after discovering 'hundreds of texts' from another woman on his phone.The 'Desperate Housewives' actress filed the documents ... Read more...

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When Mika matched steps with Gurdas Maan (Movie Snippets)


October 3rd, 2010 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) Punjabi singer Mika Singh recently got a chance to shake a leg with his idol, the legendary Gurdas Maan, on the hit track "Apni to jaise ... Read more...

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Female Arousal Oil Zestra Makes Networks Squeamish


September 22nd, 2010 - 7:24 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Sep 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A product that promises sexual satisfaction for women has brought up the controversial question whether the TV is biased against female sexuality. The commercial for Zestra, ... Read more...

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University of Baltimore Offers An Educational Course On The Undead


September 8th, 2010 - 5:02 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Washington, September 8, 2010 (Just Flashed): The term "undead' refers to an entity that is no longer breathing but is supernaturally lively, as a zombie. The University of Baltimore (UB) in America ... Read more...

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CBS, Reliance Broadcast Network to launch TV channels in India


August 19th, 2010 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug.19 (ANI): CBS Corp. has formed a joint venture with billionaire Anil Ambani's Reliance Broadcast Network to launch television channels in India.Three English channels will start broadcasting in October ... Read more...

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