saturday and sunday

‘Barfi!’ wins hearts, collects over Rs.34 crore in first weekend


September 17th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Ranbir Kapoor's endearing portrayal of a deaf and mute boy in Anurag Basu's "Barfi!" has left the viewers, critics and the box office wearing a ... Read more...

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‘The Expendables 2′ makes Rs.10.94 crore in opening weekend


August 27th, 2012 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) "The Expendables 2" served as a feast for Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger fans in India, and received a favourable response for its distributor ... Read more...

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Sonakshi remains a ‘bathroom singer’! (Movie Snippets)


August 15th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 15 (IANS) As a college student, Sonakshi Sinha wanted to sing songs and take part in a music reality show, but couldn't fulfil her dream."When 'Indian Idol' ... Read more...

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Seven killed due to rains in Jammu


August 6th, 2012 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 6 (IANS) At least seven people, including two women, have been killed and scores injured in heavy rains that led to many houses collapsing in the remote mountainous ... Read more...

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Gehlot cancels Ajmer visit after security concerns


July 31st, 2012 - 1:25 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 30 (IANS) Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has reportedly been forced to cancel his two days tour of Ajmer following security concerns, informed sources said Monday. Gehlot's ... Read more...

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‘Cocktail’ clicks with youngsters, gets about 90 percent opening


July 13th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Homi Adajania's "Cocktail", about mixed-up relationship between three main characters, has appealed to the movie buffs.The urban romantic drama has got about 90 percent ... Read more...

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Madonna rents theatre!


July 11th, 2012 - 3:39 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 11 (IANS) Singer Madonna treated boyfriend Brahim Zaibat to a rare movie experience! She rented an entire theatre in Amsterdam.The 53-year-old took out time from her busy ... Read more...

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Mills says New Zealand wary of inconsistent Windies


June 27th, 2012 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Auckland, June 27 (IANS/CMC) New Zealand fast bowler Kyle Mills says it is the inconsistency of the West Indies that makes the Caribbean side such a difficult team to play against.Speaking ... Read more...

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CBI to question Jagan for two more days


June 8th, 2012 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 8 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) will question jailed YSR Congress Party leader Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy for two more days -- Saturday and Sunday.The Andhra Pradesh ... Read more...

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Nitish shown black flags by parateachers


April 23rd, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 23 (IANS) Protesting against non-payment of their salaries for nearly 11 months, hundreds of parateachers showed black flags to Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Monday and shouted slogans ... Read more...

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CPI-M politburo to discuss assembly poll results


March 8th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, March 8 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) politburo at its meeting in New Delhi Saturday and Sunday will discuss the political outcome of the five-states' assembly polls, ... Read more...

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‘Paan Singh Tomar’ earns Rs.4.25 crore over weekend


March 5th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) Filmmaker Tigmanshu Dhulia's biopic "Paan Singh Tomar", which has been receiving rave reviews from all quarters, has had a decent start in its opening weekend ... Read more...

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Srinagar’s night temperature rises above freezing point


February 3rd, 2012 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 3 (IANS) For the first time in 40 days, the minimum temperature in Srinagar rose above the freezing point early Friday even as the weather office forecast moderate ... Read more...

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Those stranded in Srinagar, Jammu to be airlifted (Lead)


January 20th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 20 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government Friday announced it has made special arrangements with the Indian Air Force for airlifting the passengers stranded between Srinagar and Jammu ... Read more...

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Kite-chasing boy electrocuted


January 15th, 2012 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 15 (IANS) An 11-year old boy was electrocuted here Sunday when he came in contact with a high-tension electricity wire while chasing kites, police said.The overhead wire was ... Read more...

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CBI may seek arrest warrant against Rajasthan lawmaker


December 18th, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Jodhpur, Dec 18 (IANS) The CBI is likely to move a court here Monday for an arrest warrant against Rajasthan Congress legislator Malkhan Singh Bishnoi for not appearing for questioning ... Read more...

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Airport Metro offers discount this weekend


December 8th, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) To facilitate travellers taking part in the capital's centenary celebrations, the Airport Metro Express Line (AMEL) is offering a 50 percent discount in fares this ... Read more...

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Maoists blast school, attack police station in Jharkhand


December 6th, 2011 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Dec 6 (IANS) Maoist guerrillas blew up a school, torched mobile towers and attacked a police station in two separate incidents in Jharkhand, police said Tuesday.According to police, the ... Read more...

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1.3mn Chinese to compete for 18,000 government jobs


November 26th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 26 (IANS) As many as 1.3 million people in China are all set to contest for 18,000 civil servant posts over Saturday and Sunday, the official Xinhua news ... Read more...

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EU foreign policy chief condemns fresh violence in Egypt


November 21st, 2011 - 4:53 pm ICT by BNO News
BRUSSELS (BNO NEWS) -- The European Union on Monday condemned the fresh outbreak of violence in Egypt this weekend which has left at least 22 people killed and more than 1,700 others ... Read more...

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Emirates increases flights to Tunis


October 25th, 2011 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Oct 24 (IANS/WAM) Emirates Monday announced two extra flights to Tunis from Oct 30, increasing its service to six weekly flights to Tunisia.Services to Tunisia are operated by A330-200 ... Read more...

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Dhoni attends Territorial Army Raising Day


October 11th, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) Newly-commissioned into the Territorial Army (TA) as an honorary lieutenant colonel, India's cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni attended his first official event when he joined ... Read more...

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I was a bad singer when I started out: Julio Iglesias


October 10th, 2011 - 11:13 am ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, Oct 10 (IANS/EFE) Spanish singer Julio Iglesias, who is on an eight-concert tour of Brazil, said in an interview that he "was a bad singer" when he recorded ... Read more...

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Former Windies cricket manager in St. Kitts golf team


October 7th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Basseterre (St. Kitts), Oct 7 (IANS/CMC) Former West Indies cricket manager and now St. Kitts Minister of Tourism and International Transport Ricky Skerritt is in the 13-member national team to ... Read more...

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‘Mausam’ gets average reviews, but earns Rs.22 crore on weekend


September 27th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Shahid Kapoor and Sonam Kapoor starrer "Mausam", a hardcore romantic drama received mixed reviews, but it had a good start - the film has earned ... Read more...

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Rail blockade ends in Telangana, road transport still paralysed


September 25th, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 25 (IANS) The two-day rail blockade and strike by auto rickshaws in in Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh ended Sunday evening but the buses of state-owned Road ... Read more...

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Over 200 trains cancelled in Telangana


September 23rd, 2011 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 22 (IANS) Over 200 trains scheduled for Saturday and Sunday in Telangana were cancelled in view of the two-day rail blockade called by Telangana Joint Action Committee ... Read more...

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Will not bow to Garo rebels’ demands: Minister


September 17th, 2011 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Sep 16 (IANS) The Meghalaya government will not bow down to the 300-hour shutdown call of the rebel Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) demanding withdrawal of central forces involved ... Read more...

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Appointments for passport services in Karnataka hastened


September 14th, 2011 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 14 (IANS) Appointments for availing passport services in Karnataka will be given within 30 hours from next week with a view to reducing delays and clearing the mounting ... Read more...

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Russian carrier cancels flights to New York


August 27th, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's flagship carrier Aeroflot has cancelled its flights to New York on Saturday and Sunday due to hurricane Irene which is approaching the US East ... Read more...

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Himachal hotels booked for weekend bonanza


August 18th, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 18 (IANS) The tourism industry in Himachal Pradesh is expecting a huge rush of tourists with an extended weekend as Janmashtami holiday falls on Monday.Tourism industry representatives said ... Read more...

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Police recruitment test in Telangana amid tight security


August 13th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 13 (IANS) The written examination for recruitment of police sub-inspectors began Saturday near here and in Karimnagar town amid massive security in view of the threats by ... Read more...

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Hyderabad no longer free zone for government jobs


August 12th, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Hyderabad, Aug 12 (IANS) In a significant victory for groups fighting for separate statehood to Telangana, President Pratibha Patil Friday deleted clause 14(f) from the presidential order making ... Read more...

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DMK’s executive council starts deliberations


July 23rd, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu), July 23 (IANS) Tamil Nadu's opposition DMK Saturday began its executive council meeting, deliberating on the road ahead for the party after its defeat in the April ... Read more...

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Armaan hoping for a turnaround with Brands Hatch F2 race


July 21st, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 21 (IANS) India's Armaan Ebrahim is determined to get his Formula 2 campaign back on track by scoring some points in the ninth and 10th rounds to be ... Read more...

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