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Youth to the fore: Social messages through social media (Feature)


August 10th, 2012 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Is it okay for your boyfriend to know your email password and check your mails or for your girlfriend to track your SMSes and ... Read more...

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TRPs blamed for social messages going awry on TV


May 25th, 2012 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Just a few years ago, television producers found a new recipe to make successful shows - social messages garnished with melodrama and entertainment. The delicacy ... Read more...

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‘Balika Vadhu’ puts forth reality well: Farida Jalal


May 12th, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 12 (IANS) Veteran actress Farida Jalal is proud of her association with "Balika Vadhu", the tele-serial which is nearing 1,000 episodes. She says the show is different for ... Read more...

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Was prisoner using Facebook in jail?


April 10th, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, April 10 (IANS) The authorities at a jail in Gwalior have ordered a probe after a lifer was found regularly updating his Facebook profile even though inmates are ... Read more...

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In IPL season, Chandigarh to play gully cricket


April 2nd, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 2 (IANS) Over 8,000 players, 552 teams, including 23 teams of girls, nearly 35 locations and more. As cricket fans get ready for the popular T20 Indian ... Read more...

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Celebs do not get credit for social causes: Boman


February 22nd, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 22 (IANS) Actor Boman Irani rues that celebrities are not given enough credit for their efforts towards social causes despite the fact that they are always the ... Read more...

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I’m ordinary and ignorant: Amitabh


December 27th, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) He is the man whose presence adds fanfare to events, weightage to social messages, and, of course, to the cast of a film! But ... Read more...

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Game for more reality shows: Swami Agnivesh (Interview)


November 11th, 2011 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) Social activist Swami Agnivesh says his brief three-day stint in "Bigg Boss 5" has left him tempted to taste reality television once again for the ... Read more...

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I want to reach country’s youth through ‘Bigg Boss’: Swami Agnivesh (Interview)


November 7th, 2011 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) What would a saffron-clad, social activist, Arya Samaj leader do in the big, bad world of "Bigg Boss"? "Relax," says Swami Agnivesh, who is geared ... Read more...

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‘Revolution 2020′ not a political novel as such: Chetan Bhagat


September 5th, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 5 (IANS) Chetan Bhagat's columns on education and corruption inspired him to write "Revolution 2020", but the author clarifies that the book is not a political novel ... Read more...

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Bhopal Shatabdi train to carry social messages (Lead, With Images)


June 30th, 2011 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, June 30 (IANS) From July 1, the Delhi-Bhopal Shatabdi Express train will be adorned with posters urging people to pay attention to an often neglected section of the society ... Read more...

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Bhopal Shatabdi trains carry social messages (With Images)


June 30th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, June 30 (IANS) Starting Friday, the Delhi-Bhopal Shatabdi Express train will be adorned with posters urging people to pay attention to an often neglected section of the society - ... Read more...

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Magic can predict future, spread social messages: Indian magician (With Image)


June 10th, 2011 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) In the age of rapid communication, magic can be a medium to spread social messages, says Indian illusionist Gopinath Muthukad, who won a prestigious international ... Read more...

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Sehwag, Sangakkara bat in UN campaign to combat AIDS


January 26th, 2011 - 11:22 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Jan 26 (IANS) Rivals of the field, Indian cricket opener Virender Sehwag and Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara are batting together against a common enemy in a United Nations-backed ... Read more...

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Theme based Christmas cakes herald social messages in Siliguri


December 23rd, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
By Tarak SarkarSiliguri (West Bengal), Dec.23 (ANI): Prior to Christmas, unique theme based cakes have been prepared to spread awareness concerning a number of social causes in West Bengal's Siliguri District.Cakes ... Read more...

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Koffee With Karan: The Director Special Episode With Raj Kumar Hirani, Farah Khan And Imtiaz Ali


November 29th, 2010 - 3:26 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
This week, it was the turn of the trio - the top three directors of B-Town namely Raj Kumar Hirani, Imtiaz Ali and Farah Khan who were invited by host Karan ... Read more...

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Navaniat Singh promotes upcoming film ‘Mel kara de Rabba’ in Punjab


July 4th, 2010 - 9:59 pm ICT by ANI
By Sawinder Singh Amritsar, July 4 (ANI): Film Director Navaniat Singh along with his star cast, Jimmy Shergill, Neeru Bajwa and singer Gippy Grewal were in Amritsar this weekend for promotion of ... Read more...

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Mumbai Mahanagar Palika - A Fan Of Taarak Mehta!


June 11th, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 11, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):SAB TV's "Taarak Mehta ka Ooltah Chashmah' has come up with the very sensitive topic of saving water and stop wasting water. As the concept was good, ... Read more...

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Bihar’s illiterate youth inspires story in NCERT book


June 1st, 2010 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
By Imran Khan Patna, June 1 (IANS) The rollercoaster ride to success of an illiterate Bihar youth, who launched a radio station and promoted social messages on polio, AIDS and other issues but ... Read more...

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Kevin Keller: “Archie” Comics Gets It’s First Gay Character


April 23rd, 2010 - 9:38 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri New York, Apr 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It seems like Riverdale High just got a new comer. That's right. Archie Comics shall have a new character coming in pretty soon as ... Read more...

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Sushmita shimmers, but ‘Dulha Mil Gaya’ is a mess (IANS Film Review; Rating:* 1/2)


January 9th, 2010 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Film: "Dulha Mil Gaya"; Cast: Sushmita Sen, Shah Rukh Khan, Fardeen Khan, Ishita Sharma; Director: Mudassar Aziz; Rating: * 1/2There is only one reason why this hideous satire ... Read more...

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Documentary brings out plight of children affected by AIDS


October 14th, 2009 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
By Maitreyee Boruah Bangalore, Oct 14 (IANS) Five-year-old Savithri Kumar has vivid memories of her loving parents, both of whom passed away due to HIV-AIDS two years ago."Both my parents loved me very ... Read more...

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Jaipur restaurant sends out social messages with mouth-watering dishes


April 25th, 2009 - 8:14 pm ICT by ANI
By Lokendra SinghJaipur, Apr 25 (ANI): A restaurant in Jaipur has initiated an awareness drive to motivate people to exercise their franchise in the ongoing elections.The restaurant, 'Virasat' apart from offering ... Read more...

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Street play to promote peace staged in Nagaland


April 12th, 2009 - 8:49 pm ICT by ANI
By Vibou GangulyKohima, April 12 (ANI): The theatre art has long been considered an effective medium to propagate social messages and influence people, especially in the north-east parts of the country.Recently, ... Read more...

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Cricketers celebrate the social side of the international game


November 20th, 2008 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Nov.20 (ANI): Cricket players across the world today united for ICC Diversity Day and celebrated the unique social qualities of the sport. This is the second annual ICC Diversity Day which ... Read more...

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Magic shows to raise awareness against seasonal epidemics in Kerala


June 4th, 2008 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 4 (IANS) Gopinath Muthukad, a magician who is known to spread social messages through his craft, will hold a series of shows through Kerala to educate people how seasonal epidemics ... Read more...

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Use artists to combat terror, Irish expert tells India


May 20th, 2008 - 1:20 pm ICT by admin
By Vishnu Makhijani New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Indian artists across the spectrum can play a major role in combating extremism and terrorism, an Irish expert on the scourge says. Muslim religious leaders ... Read more...

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Films are to entertain, not preach: Kirron Kher


April 27th, 2008 - 12:34 pm ICT by admin
(Interview) By Azera Rahman New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Kirron Kher may be supporting a campaign against eve teasing - an Indian euphemism for mild forms of sexual harassment on the streets - but ... Read more...

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Capturing India of 1990s with potboiler of a book


April 11th, 2008 - 10:10 am ICT by admin
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) It was the India of the 1990s. The days of 'licence raj', when so much dirty money changed hands due to the government's restrictions on ... Read more...

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President Patil presents Sangeet Natak Akademi awards


February 26th, 2008 - 7:12 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi , Feb 26 (ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patil today presented the Sangeet Natak Akademi fellowship and awards for the year 2007 here.Stating that the Sangeet Natak Akademi has been ... Read more...

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