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Amul’s India: The 50-year-campaign in fine print (IANS BOOKS)


June 15th, 2012 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) The Onida devil has died and so has the Liril girl and Air India's Maharaja, but the Amul girl has made it to 50 and ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Assam township upbeat over 200 years of banyan tree


June 2nd, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Pathsala (Assam), May 2 (IANS) People from all walks of life of Bajali area in this Assam township are gearing up to celebrate 200 years of a banyan tree that ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Remo to play pied piper to young Goan voters


February 3rd, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 3 (IANS) Be it rustic troubadours like Sharda Sinha from Bihar or rock stars like Remo Fernandes from Goa, the Election Commission of India (ECI) is appointing "electoral ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

SCRIPT 2012 film fest invites entries


October 13th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Oct 13 (IANS) A film festival with a difference -- only entertaining short films and documentaries with social relevance, the second edition of SCRIPT (Social and Corporate Responsibility International ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

IGNOU to launch post-graduate medical programmes


September 13th, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) is to launch a series of post graduate medical programmes, a varsity statement said Tuesday.The School of Health ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

‘Animal Farm’ is back, this time with elephants and dragons


December 5th, 2010 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Mayabhushan Nagvenkar Panaji, Dec 5 (IANS) George Orwell's famous novel "Animal Farm" is back, this time with elephants and dragons in it.Farhat Ajnabi's documentary "The Elephant and the Dragon" (TEATD), which was ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Shivaraj Kumar Pairs With Priyamani For Bharani Minerals’ Film


September 25th, 2010 - 9:26 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 25, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The popular hero of Sandalwood Shivarajakumar is pairing with the National Award winning actress Priyamani for his 101st film. The actress has recently signed to be a ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Business must be socially responsible: Maharashtra Governor


September 22nd, 2010 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Companies must contribute to sustainable economic development to improve lives in ways that are good for business and for development, says Maharashtra Governor K. Sankaranarayanan. "While a profit ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Legendary singer Manna Dey receives Dada Saheb Phalke award


October 22nd, 2009 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 22 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil on Wednesday honoured eminent singer Manna Dey with the Dada Saheb Phalke Award, the highest honour in Indian cinema.Dey, who received a ... Read more...

Posted in National |

President to give away 55th National Film Awards today


October 21st, 2009 - 10:56 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 21 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil will give away the 55th National Film Awards for 2007 here today.The eminent music personality Manna Dey will also be conferred the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

President to give away 55th National Film Awards


October 19th, 2009 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 19 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil will give away the 55th National Film Awards for 2007 here on Wednesday.The eminent music personality Manna Dey will also be conferred ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Konkan film creates buzz at Toronto festival (With Image)


September 17th, 2009 - 10:16 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Sep 17 (IANS) "The Man Beyond the Bridge" (Paltadacho Munis), the first-ever Konkan film to make it to any global film event, has created a buzz at the ongoing ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Samvritha Sunil Unveils the Official Website of “Vairam”


September 1st, 2009 - 3:31 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Samvritha Sunil unveiled the official website of the Malayalam movie "Vairam". The function was held at Kalloor Stadium, Ernakulam. The film is directed by Nishad.M.A and is written by Cheriyan Kalpakavadi. N.Shiva Rao ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Tagore revisited in new contexts, formats at NSD festival


January 13th, 2009 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) Participants in the ongoing 11th Bharat Rang Mahotsav, the annual theatre festival of the National School of Drama (NSD), revisited classics by Rabindranath Tagore to take them ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Aamir, Adoor vie for V. Shantaram best director Award


December 20th, 2008 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 20 (IANS) Aamir Khan for "Taare Zameen Par" and Adoor Gopalakrishnan for Malayalam film "Naalu Pennungal" are among the directors nominated for this year's V. Shantaram Award.The Rajkamal Academy of ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Buddhism has to evolve to remain socially relevant in Asia’


November 21st, 2008 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Buddhism will have to evolve rites and rituals to become more socially relevant in Asian nations, including India, where people identify religion with prayer rites, feels ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Amitabh Bachchan remembers B.R. Chopra for his humanism


November 6th, 2008 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 6 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan remembers legendary filmmaker B.R. Chopra as a firm believer in aesthetics whose films highlighted issues of social and moral conflict."He was a pillar of ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Marathi playwright Chetan Datar passes away


August 2nd, 2008 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 2 (IANS) Well-known Marathi playwright and director Chetan Datar passed away here Saturday morning. He was in his late fifties. A disciple of one of India's most revered theatre personalities, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Don’t rip off Hollywood films: Ravi Chopra


March 7th, 2008 - 9:04 am ICT by admin
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, March 7 (IANS) Even as Bollywood producers continue to remake, rip off, adapt and modify films from foreign sources, producer-director Ravi Chopra is at peace for having lawfully ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

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