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It’s good to see people appreciating theatre: Kulbhushan Kharbanda


September 20th, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 20 (IANS) Veteran actor Kulbhushan Kharbanda, who returned to theatre after a hiatus of 20 years, has expressed happiness over the growing popularity of theatre."It is good to ... Read more...

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Pitt, Jolie busy doing karaoke


May 29th, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 29 (IANS) Actor Brad Pitt and his partner Angelina Jolie have been enjoying karaoke sessions.The Hollywood stars have hired a theatre company to visit their house in ... Read more...

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Afghan theatre group to stage Shakespeare’s ‘Comedy of Errors’


May 22nd, 2012 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) An Afghan theatre company, which escaped a Taliban attack in Kabul last August because of a last-minute change in schedule, will stage an Afghan ... Read more...

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Afghan theatre group to stage Shakespeare’s ‘Comedy of Errors’ (With Image)


May 20th, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) An Afghan theatre company, Rah-e-Sabz, which escaped a Taliban attack in Kabul last August because of a last-minute change in schedule, will stage an ... Read more...

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Now, an entire village for dwarves in Assam


April 24th, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 24 (IANS) Almost 70 dwarves, ranging from one-and-a-half feet to three feet in height, across Assam will soon have a place to live in with dignity and comfort, ... Read more...

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Gurgaon Girlcott ends, malls say it had no impact


April 15th, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, April 15 (IANS) Gurgaon Girlcott - a movement to urge women in this millenium city on Delhi's outskirts to keep away from splurging at restaurants, malls and salons ... Read more...

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Gurgaon shops, brace for ‘girlcott’ onslaught!


April 11th, 2012 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, April 11 (IANS) Enough of slogans and silent candlelight marches. Tired of crimes against women and the administration's attitude, a bunch of women in Gurgaon is about to ... Read more...

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Indo-Bangla celebrations to mark Tagore’s 150th birth anniversary


April 7th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 7 (IANS) As a tribute to Rabindranath Tagore, artists of India and Bangladesh have begun jointly performing various cultural shows, including drama, on the themes penned by ... Read more...

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Language theatre on centre-stage at META 2012 awards (With Image)


January 5th, 2012 - 10:59 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) India's unsung regional theatre will be at the centre of attention at the seventh annual Mahindra Excellence in Theatre Awards (META), one of the leading ... Read more...

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Bollywood mourns Satyadev Dubey’s demise


December 25th, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 25 (IANS) Bollywood celebrities tweeted Sunday, remembering renowned theatre personality Satyadev Dubey as an "icon" and termed his death a "huge loss" to the theatre fraternity.Shabana ... Read more...

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Om Puri misses Jagjit Singh in an appointment in Patiala


October 3rd, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 3 (IANS) Om Puri is in a quandary. With his dear friend Jagjit Singh battling for his life, a very important date - Oct 13 - with their ... Read more...

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A children’s book that sheds light on Gandhi


October 2nd, 2011 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) "Gandhi - The Path to Greatness", a short biography that promises to enlighten kids about Mahatma Gandhi in a "matter of minutes" with its ... Read more...

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Anna show at Janmashtami celebrations in Agra


August 22nd, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Aug 22 (IANS) Anna Hazare agitation coloured even Janmashtami celebrations here, keeping them on a lower key this year as support for the anti-corruption crusader increased Monday.The Janmashtami ... Read more...

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Digital age theatre: US, India cast rehearse via Skype


August 8th, 2011 - 10:41 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Call it a cross-cultural play of the digital world. A US-based theatre group is using internet telephony software Skype to rehearse and communicate with its ... Read more...

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A man and his motley troupe perform for justice (Feature)


July 31st, 2011 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kanpur, July 31 (IANS) Rickshaw pullers, vegetable vendors, mechanics and tailors - they are members of his theatre group. With their help, Sanjeeba, the owner of a picture frames shop, ... Read more...

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India-Pakistan human chain to protest Mumbai blasts


July 16th, 2011 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Raising slogans promising support to each other against terrorism, several Indian and Pakistani citizens Saturday gathered near Rajghat here and formed a human chain to ... Read more...

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First Nepali ‘Gitanjali’ to be re-launched (With Images)


May 6th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 6 (IANS) When Ashesh Malla's father died two years ago, he observed the traditional memorial rite the following year, offering food and worship. But this year, the Nepali ... Read more...

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UAE films honoured at New York festival


April 16th, 2011 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New York, April 16 (IANS/WAM) Short films and documentaries produced in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have been honoured at the New York Festival's International Television and Film Awards.The UAE ... Read more...

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Kolkata intellectuals laud Hazare’s fight against graft


April 7th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 7 (IANS) The city's intellectuals Thursday lauded the efforts of social reformer Anna Hazare who is on an indefinite fast in New Delhi for a strong anti-corruption ... Read more...

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Fashion, frolic, business at Pakistan fashion week


March 28th, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, March 28 (IANS) It'll be an interesting mix of glitz, glamour and culture at the third edition of the PFDC Sunsilk Fashion Week (PFDC-SFW) opening here Tuesday. Other than ... Read more...

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Awareness needed for Delhi’s women: Dikshit


February 19th, 2011 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) Delhi's women need to be made aware about their rights and the importance of their empowerment, Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit said here Saturday."We need to make women ... Read more...

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Rama Prasad Banik: Expired In A Private Nursing Home In Kolkata


December 29th, 2010 - 12:09 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Prominent theatre personality of Kolkata, Rama Prasad Banik breathed his last on Monday, the 27th of December night at a Kolkata city private hospital where he had been admitted on ... Read more...

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Eminent theatre personality Ramaprasad Banik dead


December 28th, 2010 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 28 (IANS) Renowned theatre personality Ramaprasad Banik died at a private hospital in Kolkata following respiratory problems, family sources said Tuesday.Banik, 55, who was hospitalised on Dec 25, died around ... Read more...

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Theatre festival to promote environmental concerns in Assam


December 17th, 2010 - 9:29 pm ICT by ANI
By Peter Alex ToddGolapara (Assam), Dec.17 (ANI): The Badungduppa theatre Group has organised a traditional theatre festival to promote environmental concerns in Assam's Golapara District.The research-orientated theatre organization, whose main motive is ... Read more...

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Comedy sketch poking fun at middle class students tops YouTube charts


December 14th, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 14 (ANI): A spoof of British upper-middle-class public school student gap year has been named as one of the online hits of 2010 according to the annual YouTube list of ... Read more...

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Goan serial killer’s day out


October 3rd, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Mayabhushan Nagvenkar Panaji, Oct 3 (IANS) In a state known for well toned bikini-clad bodies on the beach, Goa's alleged serial killer Mahanand Naik, 43, used a more conservative clothing appendage to ... Read more...

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JHARKHAND FILM INDUSTRY IN DOLDRUMS


September 1st, 2010 - 4:01 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 1, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The word Jhollywood (Which represents a very tiny almost non existent Jharkhand Film Industry) rhyming with our very own Bollywood besides Mollywood, Tollywood, Kollywood and ... Read more...

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Tim Robbins, Meg Ryan fuel romance rumours


May 27th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 27 (ANI): Tim Robbins and Meg Ryan have fuelled romance rumours after the pair were repeatedly spotted cozying up to each other in LA.The duo was twice seen together ... Read more...

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From stage to screen, Barry John ready for the switch


May 18th, 2010 - 9:46 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) The man who pioneered the English theatre movement in the Indian capital says "movies are a more powerful medium". British-born director and instructor Barry ... Read more...

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Assam’s Kohinoor mobile theatre performs in Delhi


May 6th, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
By Karam RoniyaNew Delhi, May 6 (ANI): A popular urban mobile theatre company from Assam performed their plays during a festival held at the Indira Gandhi National Centre for Arts (IGNCA) in ... Read more...

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Former child labourers campaign for missing kids


April 7th, 2010 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) A theatre group of former child labourers has been enacting short skits and campaigning across Delhi along with an NGO to press the issue of missing kids ... Read more...

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Ritz Icon Awards for Filmmaker Selvaraghavan


April 5th, 2010 - 12:24 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 5, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Ritz happens to be one of the most renowned Chennai based lifestyle magazine that offers an ostentatious features on latest haps in town. Every year, the RITZ Chennai ... Read more...

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Kolkata pays last tribute to theatre doyen Kumar Roy


March 1st, 2010 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 1 (IANS) The members of Kolkata's cultural fraternity Monday paid their last tribute to noted theatre personality Kumar Roy, the pioneer of the Bengali theatre movement for decades, who died ... Read more...

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Bengali theatre personality Kumar Roy dead


February 28th, 2010 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 28 (IANS) Noted Bengali theatre personality Kumar Roy died at a city hospital early Sunday, his family said. He was 84. Born in 1926 in Dinajpur (now in Bangladesh), Roy was ... Read more...

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Former child labourers kick off awareness campaign


February 20th, 2010 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) A group of seven former child labourers Saturday kicked off a week-long sensitisation drive here against the evil of child labour. The campaign is through the medium ... Read more...

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