India-Saudi Arabia to enhance defence cooperation

September 10th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) India and Saudi Arabia will enhance bilateral cooperation with defence exchanges and interaction between their armed forces, the government said Monday.The two countries held the ... Read more...

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Salim-Suleiman, Ismail to compose for Ghai’s next

September 10th, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) His last musical extravaganza "Yuvvraaj" failed to click at the box office, so Subhash Ghai is leaving no stone unturned to make his next directorial ... Read more...

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Adnan Sami lets the music play on 39th birthday!

August 23rd, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 23 (IANS) It was meant to be a formal dinner, but Adnan Sami's birthday party turned into a musical night with singers like Mika and Sunidhi Chauhan ... Read more...

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‘Shanghai’ music rooted in Indian street music: Composer

June 10th, 2012 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 10 (IANS) Director Dibakar Banerjee's politcal thriller "Shanghai", which has oepned to a warm response from the audiences, boasts of energetic songs and a slick background score. ... Read more...

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Genelia, Arbaaz kickstart IIFA voting weekend

March 30th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) A host of Bollywood celebrities, including Arbaaz Khan, Genelia D'Souza and Zoya Akhtar came out to cast their votes to select winners on the ... Read more...

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Bipasha gets eye infection

January 22nd, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 22 (IANS) Bipasha Basu, busy promoting her newly-launched song "Bipasha Bipasha" from her upcoming flick "Jodi Breakers", had to cancel her shoot because of an eye infection."Contracted ... Read more...

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Death penalty sought for Mubarak

January 6th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 6 (IANS) Accusing Hosni Mubarak of ordering the killing of anti-regime demonstrators, a prosecutor in the former Egyptian president's trial has demanded death sentence for the leader who ... Read more...

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UN Security Council condemns bomb attacks in Nigeria

November 6th, 2011 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Nov 6 (IANS) The UN Security Council has condemned the bomb attacks in northern Nigeria, which left about 100 people dead, and reiterated that "terrorism in all its ... Read more...

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After UAE, Saudi Arabia mulls consulate in Kerala

October 11th, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 11 (IANS) With the United Arab Emirates set to open a consulate in Kerala, a Saudi diplomat Tuesday met Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy and said his country ... Read more...

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Gujarat government honours designers Shyamal, Bhumika

August 28th, 2011 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Designer couple Shyamal and Bhumika Sodhan have been felicitated by Gujrat government for their initiative to support the Gujarat Cancer Society (GCS) through fashion.The ... Read more...

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Italy calls on Gaddafi to surrender

August 22nd, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Aug 22 (IANS/AKI) Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi is on the verge of losing power as rebels surround his compound and three of his sons are arrested, Italian Foreign Minister ... Read more...

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Lady Gaga’s song gets Bollywood twist!

April 12th, 2011 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) International pop star Lady Gaga's hit single "Born This Way" has got a desi twist! Bollywood composers Salim-Suleiman have added a sitar intro and dhol ... Read more...

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Crows in Malaysia steal panties, bras to make nests

March 29th, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Mar 29 (ANI): When a number of panties and bras left to dry outside several homes in Malaysia disappeared, the initial suspicion fell on a sexual predator, until it was ... Read more...

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I don’t know if Shakira is dancing for KKR: SRK

March 14th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) If the morning papers were to be believed, Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan was going to rope in international pop diva Shakira for a ... Read more...

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World Cup scoreboard: West Indies vs. Ireland

March 11th, 2011 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali, March 11 (IANS) The following is the scoreboard of the West Indies innings against Ireland in a World Cup Group B match here Friday.West Indies: Devon Smith ... Read more...

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Osama Bin Laden still alive, in touch with al-Qaeda, claims al- Zawahiri

February 26th, 2011 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Baghdad, Feb 26 (ANI): One of Osama Bin Laden's close associates has revealed that the 9/11 terror leader is still alive and in touch with his organisation.Ayman al-Zawahiri has claimed in ... Read more...

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Sent to crush protesters, Gaddafi’s son joins them

February 25th, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 25 (IANS) The youngest son of Libyan strongman Muammar Gaddafi joined the anti-government protesters amid continued demonstrations against the embattled leader, IRNA news agency reported Friday.Saif al-Arab, who was sent ... Read more...

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Mutilated Afghan girl Aisha asked to face cross-examination or risk attacker walking free

February 11th, 2011 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Feb 11 (ANI): Bibi Aisha, the Afghan girl who had attracted international attention after it was reported by Time magazine that her nose and ears were chopped off by her ... Read more...

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Egypt Govt., opposition must together oversee transition process

February 10th, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
New York/Cairo, Feb.10 (ANI): The government and the opposition need to jointly set a date for elections and establish an independent commission to oversee the process, an analysis in the New York ... Read more...

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Egypt crisis: Prizing status quo, Mubarak resisting pressure to quit

February 7th, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.7 (ANI): Egyptian, Arab and Western officials who have dealt with President Hosni Mubarak of Egypt say that for the past week, he has veered between anger, a sense of betrayal ... Read more...

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Three Kenyans arrested for illegally staying in India

January 14th, 2011 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 13 (IANS) Three Kenyans were arrested here Thursday for staying in India without valid documents, police said. A police officer said that Moses Omula, 29, Suleiman Offinio Obewa, 29, and ... Read more...

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‘Band Baaja…’ is a delightful, pleasant rom-com (Hindi Film Review, Rating: ****)

December 12th, 2010 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Film: Band Baaja Baaraat; Starring: Anushka Sharma, Ranveer Singh; Directed by: Maneesh Sharma;Rating: ****Have you ever wondered what they mean when they talk about the chemistry between a screen ... Read more...

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Review Of ‘Band Baaja Baaraat’: Family Entertainer With Punjabi Beats!

December 11th, 2010 - 11:37 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Cast: Anushka Sharma, Ranveer SinghGenre: Comedy, RomanceMusic: Salim-SulaimanRating: ***Director Maneesh Sharma has churned out a real family entertainer from Yash Raj films. Starring Anushka Sharma of Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi ... Read more...

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Oz Muslims condemn moves to ban burka in country

September 20th, 2010 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Sept 29 (ANI): Hundreds of Muslim women rallied in Lakemba to oppose moves to ban the burka in Australia and claimed that Islamic values are superior to 'flawed' Western secular values.Fautmeh ... Read more...

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Bollywood Stars to Train Kids For Shiamak Davar’s Directorial Debut

July 12th, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 12, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Shiamak Davar may be a renowned and acclaimed choreographer but for his directorial debut Naach Meri Jaan Fataa Faat, the ace choreographer has chosen Bollywood ... Read more...

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Egyptian policemen charged with beating blogger to death

July 4th, 2010 - 6:37 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, July 4 (IANS) Two Egyptian policemen have been charged with torturing a young blogger and allegedly beating him to death, the prosecution said. Mahmoud Salah Mahmoud and Awad Ismail Suleiman face charges ... Read more...

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Emirati adventurer spreads global tolerance message

June 23rd, 2010 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Munich, June 23 (IANS/WAM) An Emirati adventurer has arrived here on his way to cross over to 35 countries in three continents to convey the message of tolerance and peace the United ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda names new leader in Iraq

May 16th, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, May 16 (DPA) Al Qaeda named a new leader of its Sunni Islamist insurgency activities in Iraq, a statement by the group posted on Islamist forums said Sunday. It named Abu Bakr ... Read more...

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Four music maestros sing for Paathshaala!!

April 5th, 2010 - 2:23 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 5, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): It is rare to see four of Bollywood's talented music composers come together to be a part of a film. But this was what Hanif Shaikh; ... Read more...

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Kailash and Sheetal Kher celebrate with baby Kher

February 16th, 2010 - 7:12 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
February 16, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): On 14th Feb, singer Kailash Kher and his wife Sheetal marked their first marriage anniversary with their new born baby boy Kabir Kher. To greet the ... Read more...

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Lebanon rules out terrorism in Ethiopian Airlines crash

January 25th, 2010 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Beirut, Jan 25 (DPA) Lebanon has ruled out terrorism as a cause for the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines plane which plunged into the sea shortly after take-off from Beirut International Airport ... Read more...

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Ethiopian plane crash: 15 bodies, no sign of survivors (Fifth Lead)

January 25th, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Beirut, Jan 25 (DPA) At least 15 bodies have been recovered from the scene of the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines plane off the coast of Lebanon Monday, with no apparent sign ... Read more...

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Don’t’ get ‘dirty’, Waqar tells teammates

December 23rd, 2009 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Hobart, Dec.23 (ANI): Close on the heels of the on-field altercations between West Indies spinner Suleiman Benn and Australian batsmen Brad Haddin and Mitchell Johnson during the third Test match at the ... Read more...

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Benn banned for two ODIs, fines for Haddin and Johnson

December 18th, 2009 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Dec 18 (IANS) West Indies spinner Benn Suleiman has been handed a two ODI ban while Australians Brad Haddin and Mitchell Johnson were fined match fees for their on-field altercation during ... Read more...

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“Teen Patti” to release on 12th February 2010

October 8th, 2009 - 4:11 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
TEEN PATTI starring two of the greatest acting legends Amitabh Bachchan and Ben Kingsley along with an ensemble cast including the dashing Madhavan and launching Dhruv Ganesh, Shraddha Kapoor, Siddharth Kher ... Read more...

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