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‘Who are you?’ ICC official asks Ganguly at Eden Gardens


October 26th, 2011 - 2:41 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 26 (IANS) Even in his worst nightmares, Sourav Ganguly would not have seen it coming. It was possibly for the first time in his long cricketing career that ... Read more...

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Lowest turnout in India ODI at Eden (Diary)


October 25th, 2011 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 25 (IANS) It was an unusual Eden Gardens on Tuesday. Known the world over for its cricket mad spectators who always scramble for tickets to savour the ball-willow ... Read more...

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Murdoch’s News Corp withdraws bid for BSkyB


July 13th, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 13 (IANS) Rupert Murdoch's News Corp announced Wednesday it was dropping its planned bid to take full ownership of BSkyB, the largest pay-television broadcaster in Britain with ... Read more...

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Corrupt officials will not be spared, asserts Chavan


February 18th, 2011 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 18 (IANS) The Maharastra government is waging an all-out war against corruption and no corrupt official, at any level, will be spared, Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan asserted Friday."We are making ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

‘India-racial-slur’ shows TVNZ dumping ‘ethics’ for crass ‘commercialism’


October 11th, 2010 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Oct 11 (ANI): TVNZ TV host Paul Henry's 'racial' comments against New Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit and his insult to the Indian-origin Governor-General in New Zealand, Sir Anand Satyanand, appears ... Read more...

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Anysha Panesar: British Girl Named “America’s Perfect Teen”


September 22nd, 2010 - 11:44 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Sep 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Anysha Panesar is a beautiful, sixteen year old British girl with Indian origins who has been crowned as America’s Perfect Teen.Her win has caused quite an uproar ... Read more...

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Afghan president calls for high voter turnout amid attacks (Lead)


September 18th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Sep 18 (DPA) President Hamid Karzai urged Afghans to vote in Saturday's parliamentary election as rocket and bomb attacks struck across the country. "As in every election, we do hope that ... Read more...

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‘Doordarshan to earn Rs.300 crore from ad sales during CWG’


September 8th, 2010 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Doordarshan, the public television broadcaster of India, will become the third highest ad-revenue earner among other national channels in the country by broadcasting the Oct 3-14 Commonwealth ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Samsung unveils high definition 3D TVs


August 4th, 2010 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 4 (IANS) Consumer electronics behemoth Samsung Wednesday unveiled its high definition (HD) three dimension (3D) light-emitting diode (LED) television sets with flat panel to offer home entertainment for discerning ... Read more...

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Read about gods, philosophy, Indian ethos and a curse (IANS Books This Week)


July 15th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The book case is crowded with contrasts this weekend with serious treatises vying for attention with works of fiction. 1. "The Little Book of Hindu Deities: From ... Read more...

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UK channel to launch teen sex show


April 21st, 2010 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 21 (ANI): UK public-service television broadcaster Channel 4 is set to launch a show, which will feature youngsters between the ages of 16 and 19 talking about sex.According to an ... Read more...

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Joran Van Der Sloot Confesses Again


February 23rd, 2010 - 10:19 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Amsterdam, Feb 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Another confession from Joran van der Sloot, the suspect in the American Natalee Holloway disappearance case has come up. This time he has confessed ... Read more...

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Bullying allegations ‘completely wrong’: Gordon Brown


February 23rd, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 23 (IANS) British Prime Minister Gordon Brown has rejected accusations that he bullies his staff as the swirling controversy hit one of the country's largest anti-bullying charities. "The cabinet secretary ... Read more...

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Haiti man rescued 11 days after quake


January 24th, 2010 - 7:00 am ICT by IANS
Port-au-Prince, Jan 24 (DPA) A young man has been found alive under the rubble of a hotel in Haiti's capital, 11 days after a massive earthquake that left much of Haiti in ... Read more...

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Search for survivors ends as Haiti toll at 111,000


January 24th, 2010 - 6:13 am ICT by IANS
Port-au-Prince, Jan 24 (DPA) The Haitian government declared the search-and-rescue phase over Saturday as the first official estimate put the toll from the devastating earthquake at more than 111,000 people. Yet even as ... Read more...

Posted in World |

YRF TV to launch on Sony Entertainment Television


December 23rd, 2009 - 5:37 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
January 1, 2010 will mark the entry of YRF TV, a subsidiary of India's premier studio- Yash Raj Films Pvt. Ltd. on Sony Entertainment Television (now Multi Screen Media Private Limited) ... Read more...

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Gordon Ramsay’s culinary adventures in India to be aired on TV in many countries


December 6th, 2009 - 12:25 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Dec 6 (ANI): Celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay has reportedly completed his epic culinary pilgrimage to India for "Gordon's Great Escape" which will be aired at United Kingdom's (UK) "Channel 4" ... Read more...

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Robin Roberts Ready To Entertain Audiences Yet Again


November 11th, 2009 - 7:07 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Nov.11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) American television broadcaster Robin Roberts is all set to interview pop icon Janet Jackson for the ABC network. The show, which has been titled "In the Spotlight ... Read more...

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Independent content regulation for TV suggested


October 13th, 2009 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) Despite its active participation in content regulation on Indian TV, the information and broadcasting ministry has suggested independent regulation by private players. "The government feels that there must ... Read more...

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Doordarshan will be fully digitised by 2017: I&B official


October 13th, 2009 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) It celebrated its golden jubilee recently and now the country's public television broadcaster Doordarshan is all set to go digital by 2017, said an Information & Broadcasting ... Read more...

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Sony Entertainment Television teams up with Yash Raj Films


October 7th, 2009 - 10:14 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Sony Entertainment Television (now Multi Screen Media Private Limited)– India's leading television broadcaster has entered in to an exclusive agreement with Yash Raj Films (YRF), India's premier studio. YRF will produce exclusive ... Read more...

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AR Rahman to host music show to mark DD’s 50 years


August 12th, 2009 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Aug 12 (ANI): Oscar winner AR Rahman is all set to host a music show on Doordarshan to mark the leading Indian network's golden jubilee.The show called 'The Big Band' will ... Read more...

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Israel did not ask US before Gaza incursion: Cheney


January 5th, 2009 - 2:49 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 5 (DPA) Israel had not sought the green light from the US before launching its ground incursion against Hamas in the Gaza Strip, US Vice-President Dick Cheney said Sunday."They did ... Read more...

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Sun TV to make foray into film production


September 8th, 2008 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) South India-based television broadcaster Sun TV Network Ltd Monday announced its plans to foray into film production."The company will produce films in four south Indian languages ... Read more...

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US court axes Janet Jackson wardrobe ”malfunction” fine


July 22nd, 2008 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 22 (ANI): A US appeal court has axed the 275,700-pound fine imposed on US television broadcaster CBS by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for screening Janet Jackson''s "wardrobe malfunction" ... Read more...

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German chancellor for dialogue with Beijing over Tibet


April 18th, 2008 - 12:34 am ICT by admin
DPA Berlin, April 17 (DPA) German Chancellor Angela Merkel, whose meeting with the Dalai Lama caused a chill in relations with China last year, called Thursday for continued dialogue with Beijing over Tibet's ... Read more...

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Hollywood eyeing Bollywood market big time


November 14th, 2007 - 10:23 am ICT by admin
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