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Sajid Nadiadwala new president of AMPTPP


September 18th, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) Sajid Nadiadwala was here Tuesday named the new president of the Association of Motion Pictures and Television Program Producers (AMPTPP). The filmmaker, the youngest president of ... Read more...

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Tripura offers jobs to all medallist sportsmen


August 29th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 29 (IANS) Tripura Wednesday announced government jobs for all sportspersons who have won medals in national and international events.Tripura Finance Minister Badal Choudhury said: "The council of ministers ... Read more...

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Bengal rights panel orders probe in Shiladitya Chowdhury’s arrest


August 17th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 17 (IANS) The State Human Right Commission (SHRC) has ordered a probe into the arrest of a man who had publicly questioned West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata ... Read more...

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Contempt plea against Mamata on judiciary remarks


August 16th, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 16 (IANS) The Calcutta High Court Thursday admitted a contempt of court petition against West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for her remarks alleging corruption in the ... Read more...

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Cartoon row: Bengal rights panel summons Kolkata police chief


June 19th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 19 (IANS) In a fresh twist to the two-month-old cartoon controversy, the West Bengal Human Rights Commission has summoned the city police commissioner in connection with the ... Read more...

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Daiwik Hotels to launch five hotels in pilgrimage centres


May 22nd, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 22 (IANS) Kolkata-based Daiwik Hotels is planning to launch five hotels in key pilgrimage centres across India with an initial investment of Rs.180 crore in the next 30 ... Read more...

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Rs.4.64 billion MSTC fraud-CBI nabs three


May 2nd, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 2 (IANS) The CBI has arrested three more officials of the Mineral Scrap Trading Corp (MSTC), a central government mini ratna firm, for allegedly cheating and causing losses ... Read more...

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‘Want to reopen closed Bengal unit: Dunlop India tells court’


April 3rd, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 3 (IANS) Tyre maker Dunlop India Ltd (DIL) Tuesday urged the Calcutta High Court to stay its earlier order of appointing a provisional liquidator as it wanted to ... Read more...

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JNU students vote in union poll after four years


March 1st, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) Voting for the Jawaharlal Nehru University Students Union (JNUSU) took place here Thursday after a gap of over four years. The results would be out ... Read more...

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Calcutta High Court judge laments farmer suicides


February 11th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 11 (IANS) In the wake of rising number of farmer suicides in the country, a Calcutta High Court judge Saturday said India was not yet free and ... Read more...

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Guwahati reptiles withstand urbanization onslaught


February 2nd, 2012 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Feb 2 (IANS) Despite rapid urbanization, the herpetofauna population of Guwahati has not been severely affected. There are some 63 species of herpetiles in this Assam city."This is good ... Read more...

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Tata’s Singur case appeal assigned to new bench


November 1st, 2011 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 1 (IANS) The Tata Motors' appeal in the Singur land case was Tuesday assigned to a new two-judge bench of the Calcutta High Court following an objection ... Read more...

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Tata may challenge Singur land law verdict Tuesday (Lead)


October 31st, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 31 (IANS) The Calcutta High Court Monday permitted Tata Motors to appeal against its verdict validating the Singur land law but the petition could not be filed ... Read more...

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Major diseases get only 10 percent of research funds: Expert


October 26th, 2011 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Sonipat (Haryana), Oct 25 (IANS) Diseases accounting for 90 percent of the global disease burden receive only 10 percent of all medical research worldwide, said a Yale University professor here ... Read more...

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Most Delhi slums without proper toilets: Study


August 30th, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Most slum dwellers in Delhi do not have access to household toilets, while the community toilets are in a pathetic condition, a World Health Organization ... Read more...

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Soumitra Sen: Celebrity lawyer, judge’s downhill journey


August 19th, 2011 - 1:07 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 18 (IANS) From being hailed as an authority in constitutional matters during his almost three decade-long legal career to becoming the first member of the judiciary against ... Read more...

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For your tastebuds - food from Tagore’s home (Eating Out With IANS)


August 11th, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 11 (IANS) Kebabs with Turkish spices, steamed hilsa, cauliflower sandesh... Once perfected in the kitchens of Rabindranath Tagore's ancestral mansion Jorasanko and relished by the Nobel laureate, these ... Read more...

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Connecting to roots, homelands with art (Feature)


July 25th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Quest for roots, reconnection to childhood and the trauma of dislocation are the emotional soul of their art. This pain lends an air of nostalgia ... Read more...

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Animal protection group cries foul at ‘Khatron Ke Khiladi-4′


July 23rd, 2011 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) The Federation of Indian Animal Protection Organisations (FIAPO) Saturday objected to what it termed "cruelty and mistreatment" of animals on the reality show "Khatron Ke ... Read more...

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Kashmir, Bengal, love and loss in the pile (IANS Books This Week)


July 21st, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) The book shelf this week is a blend of drama and realisations - facts mingled with fictions.1. "A Tangled Web: Jammu & Kashmir"; Edited by ... Read more...

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Bengal recommends release of 52 political prisoners


July 20th, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 20 (IANS) The West Bengal government Wednesday decided to release 52 political prisoners, including one Maoist and several activists of organisations involved in movement for separate ... Read more...

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Presidency University’s website hacked


July 7th, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata July 7 (IANS) The official website of West Bengal's premier educational institution, the Presidency University, has been hacked, a senior varsity official said here Thursday."The university's website has been ... Read more...

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Being beauty queen is about having character: Sushmita Sen


July 2nd, 2011 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) Good height and an attractive face are just not enough to get a place in Sushmita Sen's Wadhawan Lifestyle I Am She contest. The former ... Read more...

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‘Kashmakash’ mundane remake of Tagore novel (IANS Movie Review - Rating: ***)


May 20th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Kashmakash"; Cast: Prosenjit, Jishu Sengupta, Raima Sen, Riya Sen; Director: Rituparno Ghosh; Rating; ***How does one go about adapting a popular Rabindranath Tagore novel that's filled with melodramatic coincidences without ... Read more...

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Thriller, comedy, drama at the box office this Friday


May 18th, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) A comedy, a drama and a thriller -- "Kashmakash", "Pyar Ka Punchnama" and "404" that are set for a Friday release promise variety by taking ... Read more...

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Ghai launches ‘Nouka Dubi’ music on boat (With Image)


May 15th, 2011 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 15 (IANS) Filmmaker Subhash Ghai launched the music of his forthcoming bilingual "Nouka Dubi" in a unique way - he launched it on a boat in the Ganges ... Read more...

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Buddhade Dasgupta receives award for ‘Janala’


March 6th, 2011 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 6 (IANS) National Award winning filmmaker Buddhadeb Dasgupta has received the best feature film award he won at Taipei's Asia Pacific Film Festival for his Bengali movie "Janala" ... Read more...

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Delhi hosts first ever ancient Chinese heritage expo (With images)


February 18th, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) India refreshed its cultural linkage with China by unveiling Friday an exquisite collection of ancient artistic heritage in the first ever Chinese art and craft exposition of ... Read more...

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Bangladesh constitution to restore independence proclamation


February 15th, 2011 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 15 (IANS) Bangladesh will restore in its constitution the historic proclamation of independence made in April 1971.The proclamation is considered the interim constitution of Bangladesh.A special committee on constitutional ... Read more...

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Bengali movie ‘Janala’ set to release Feb 25


February 9th, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) After travelling to 15 film festivals across the world and wowing film buffs, Buddhadeb Dasgupta's "Janala" will be screened here Feb 25 and the director is happy ... Read more...

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Two Kolkata Metro stations to be named after journalists


February 7th, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 7 (IANS) Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday announced that two stations of the proposed new Kolkata Metro Railway line will be named after journalists Barun Sengupta and Gour Kishore ... Read more...

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Hasina may induct veterans in cabinet


February 6th, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 6 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina may induct Awami League veterans to add experience and give a fresh look to her team in a mid-term cabinet reshuffle, a ... Read more...

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Actors, filmmakers protest Binayak Sen’s jail term


January 31st, 2011 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
By Satyen K. Bordoloi Mumbai, Jan 30 (IANS) About 150 people marked the Martyrs Day Sunday by staging a protest in Mumbai as part of a nationwide agitation against the life imprisonment awarded ... Read more...

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Takhan Teyish To Release On January 21


January 3rd, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
, which will hit theaters on January 21. Ghosh has also written the film, which has renowned Bengali hero Jisshu Sengupta in the male lead role.The story of the film revolves ... Read more...

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UP hosts ‘Kapilvastu Mahotsav’ to highlight teachings of Buddha


January 1st, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
By Pawan ShahSiddharthnagar (Uttar Pradesh), Jan.1 (ANI): A five-day long festival 'Kapilvastu Mahotsav' is being organised in Uttar Pradesh's Siddharthnagar district to highlight the teachings of Lord Buddha.Kapilvastu is the birthplace ... Read more...

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