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Dara Singh among top five trends on Twitter


July 12th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Wrestler-turned-actor Dara Singh's demise has been the most talked about topic on Twitter Thursday and it featured among top five trends on the microblogging site.As ... Read more...

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Prateik shines in ‘Ekk Deewana Tha’ (IANS Hindi Film Review)


February 18th, 2012 - 1:25 am ICT by IANS
Film: "Ekk Deewana Tha"; Starring: Prateik, Amy Jackson; Directed by: Amy Jackson;Rating: ***If God lies in the details then "Ek Deewana Tha", Tamil-Telugu director Gautham Menon's first Hindi film in ... Read more...

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Lovebirds to flock to Taj on V-Day


February 13th, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Feb 13 (IANS) Taj Mahal, the 17th century monument to love, is expected to receive some 20,000 tourists on Valentines Day.According to travellers and industry experts, around 12,000-15,000 domestic ... Read more...

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Mughal Gardens opened to public


February 7th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) The splendour and magnificence of the Muhgal Gardens at Rahstrapati Bhavan will be unveiled for the lay Friday as it will be opened to ... Read more...

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Bollywood should do a ‘Zindagi Na…’ in Poland: Ambassador


November 29th, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 29 (IANS) Keen to promote Poland as a film and tourism destination in India, the country's top diplomat wants Bollywood to do a "Zindagi (Phir Se) Milegi ... Read more...

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Diplomat delights with poetry of promise (IANS Book Review)


November 7th, 2011 - 10:40 am ICT by IANS
Book: "Candling the Light", Author: Abhay K., Publisher: Yash Publications; Price: Rs.350; Pages: 120"Candling the Light", an anthology of verses by young poet, diplomat and artist Abhay K., shows the pressures ... Read more...

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‘Swayam Krushi’ suffers due to Veerendra Babu’s performance (Kannada Movie Review)


September 4th, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Swayam Krushi"; Cast: Rebel Star Ambareesh, Veerendra Babu, Thamanna, Suman, Charan Raj, Rekha V. Kumar, Satyajith, Biaenca Desai, Vijay Chendur, Chidanand and Umashri; Producer-Director: Veerendra Babu; Cinematographer: Sudharkar; Music: ... Read more...

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Krishna visits 2,600-year-old Yangon pagoda


June 21st, 2011 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, June 21 (IANS) Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna visited the 2,600-year-old Shwedagon pagoda here Monday and said he was moved by the atmosphere of peace, tranquility and spirituality ... Read more...

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Husain loved shoes, says close friend Laxma Gaud


June 11th, 2011 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) A goatherd tending to his goats outside a tin hut on the green Himalayan slopes, with the silhouette of a young woman in the background ... Read more...

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Prince William’s ’small family affair’ quip to calm Middletons’ wedding nerves


April 30th, 2011 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 30 (ANI): Just to make his bride comfortable amid the pomp and splendour of their biggest day, Prince William shared a joke with Kate Middleton's proud father.Turning to Michael ... Read more...

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Goa to abolish colonial era tax on temples


March 29th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 29 (IANS) A tax imposed by the colonial Portuguese regime on Goa's Hindu temples and which continued to be exacted even 50 years after the state's liberation, ... Read more...

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Wedding for the jailed after court intervention


January 22nd, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chandauli (Uttar Pradesh), Jan 22 (IANS) The bridegroom stepped out of the police van, handcuffed and under heavy security. The bride, in all splendour, waited demurely. Soon afterwards the Chandauli sub-district court ... Read more...

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Adventure, identity and Africa on bookshelf (IANS Books This Week)


January 13th, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) Warm up this week with a pile of exciting and diverse books ranging from history and identity to magic realism.1. Book: "Shadowland"; Written by Chitra Banerjee Divakarauni; ... Read more...

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‘CWG stage to have ethnic Indian flavour’


July 30th, 2010 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The stage for the opening and closing ceremonies for the upcoming Commonwealth Games (CWG) here in October will be elaborate, extremely technologically advanced, and will have ... Read more...

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President Patil visits Forbidden City in China


May 28th, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghBeijing, May 28 (ANI): On the third day of her six-day state visit to China, Indian President Pratibha Devisingh Patil on Thursday visited the famous Forbidden City in ... Read more...

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Addicts of the virtual world could have behavioural problems


April 18th, 2010 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
By Richa Sharma New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Is your child hooked on to social networking sites or online gaming sites and exhibiting worrying behavioural changes? Maybe it's time you intervened and ... Read more...

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‘Suryakanthi’ - great visuals but old story (Kannada Film Review)


January 16th, 2010 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
By V.S. Rajapur Film: "Suryakanthi"; Director: K.M. Chaithanya; Cast: Chetan, Regina, Nasser, Ganesh Yadav, Ramakrishna and Kishori Ballal; Music: Ilayaraja; Rating:**1/2K.M. Chaithanya's second film "Suryakanthi" had aroused a ... Read more...

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Shahid steals show in ‘Chance Pe Dance’(IANS Film Review; Rating:***)


January 16th, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Film: "Chance Pe Dance"; Director: Ken Ghosh; Cast: Shahid Kapoor, Genelia D'SouzaRating: ***At one point in this heartwarming journey into the life of a Bollywood struggler, one of ... Read more...

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A tribute to Mughal era through fashion, food, music


December 15th, 2009 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) It was a journey to the bygone era which had everything --starting from sufiana music to qawwalis, from mushaira to a fashion show topped with a large ... Read more...

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Kapil Dev walks the ramp for charity in Delhi


December 14th, 2009 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 14 (ANI): Former Indian Captain Kapil Dev walked the ramp for designer duo Ashima and Leena Singh at a charity fund raiser in New Delhi on Sunday.The show was ... Read more...

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500-year-old statues found in Peru


October 21st, 2009 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Lima, Oct 21 (EFE) Peruvian archaeologists have found 12 wooden statues more than 500 years old in the archaeological complex of Chan Chan. Cristobal Campana, director of one of the teams working at ... Read more...

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Change of Guard at Rashtrapati Bhavan a tourist attraction


October 10th, 2009 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 10 (ANI): Over 1,000 people congregated on the lawns of the Rashtrapati Bhavan on Saturday to watch the traditional 'Changing of the Guard' ceremony.The ceremony was open ... Read more...

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A colourful flower show in Bangalore


August 11th, 2009 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Aug 11 (ANI): A flower exhibition is underway at the Lalbagh Botanical Garden in Bangalore showcasing wide range of colourful varieties of flowers.The show will continue till August 16.The ... Read more...

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Elephants may lead exhibition of Maharajas in London


July 21st, 2009 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 21 (IANS) A major exhibition showcasing a treasure trove of never-seen objects owned by the former royals of India is to be launched at London's Victoria and Albert (V&A) Museum, ... Read more...

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‘Short Kut’ not funny enough (IANS Film Review; Rating: *)


July 11th, 2009 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Film: "Short Kut - The Con Is On"; Director: Neeraj Vora; Cast: Akshaye Khanna, Arshad Warsi, Amrita Rao; Rating: *"Short Kut" was not a bad film to begin ... Read more...

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Tenzin Choezom crowned Miss Tibet


June 8th, 2009 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, June 8 (IANS) Tenzin Choezom won the Spice India Splendour Miss Tibet Pageant 2009 in this Himachal Pradesh hill town, organisers said Monday. "Tenzin Choezom of Dharamsala won the Miss Tibet contest ... Read more...

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Rock Garden creator upset over planned car park


June 7th, 2009 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 7 (IANS) Nek Chand Saini, who created the artistic marvel of Rock Garden in Chandigarh with bits of broken ceramic, glass pieces, old tyres and other rubbish, is worried that ... Read more...

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Miss Tibet pageant begins in Dharamsala


June 5th, 2009 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, June 5 (IANS) The Spice India Splendour Miss Tibet Pageant 2009, which has four beauties vying for the crown, got underway in this Himachal Pradesh hill town Friday. This year the ... Read more...

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Pongal celebrated across the country in traditional fashion


January 14th, 2009 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 14 (IANS) 'Tamizhar Tirunal' Pongal - the Tamil harvest festival equivalent to thanks giving - is being celebrated across the country with the usual splendour.The four day Hindu festival thanking ... Read more...

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Darjeeling strike hits tourism in the northeast


June 19th, 2008 - 3:43 pm ICT by ANI
Siliguri, June 19 (ANI): Sikkim was badly hit after activists fighting for a separate Gorkhaland state in West Bengal blocked National Highway 31 A, considered the lifeline of the state. "This ... Read more...

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Tagging Kerala’s tame elephants


May 22nd, 2008 - 9:28 am ICT by admin
Kozhikode (Kerala), May 22 (IANS) All tame elephants in Kerala will soon come to be identified by a 10-digit number, thanks to an electronic tag that is expected to carry information on ... Read more...

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Seldom seen Naga paintings, a big hit in New Delhi


March 15th, 2008 - 3:14 pm ICT by admin
By Gautam PariharNew Delhi, Mar 15 (ANI): People have heard Naga music but a very few have seen Naga paintings. This was evident at the Naga Art Exhibition recently held at ... Read more...

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Urmila Matondkar to play 50-plus diva


February 27th, 2008 - 8:40 am ICT by admin
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, Feb 27 (IANS) Actress Urmila Matondkar will play a super-glamorous 50-plus woman who lives in isolated splendour in a castle, wears the most stunning clothes and plays out ... Read more...

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A German scientist turned Indian dancer


January 28th, 2008 - 8:26 pm ICT by admin
By Juhan Samuel Kochi, Jan 28 (ANI): Impressed by the classical splendour of Bharatnatyam, Simone Brero, a German scientist, has devoted her life to this dance form by running a school in Munich ... Read more...

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