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Want to see raw action, watch ‘Rowdy Rathore: Akshay


May 29th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, May 29 (IANS) Actor Akshay Kumar is gearing up for the release of his new film "Rowdy Rathore" and says that the action sequences are very raw, something ... Read more...

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Raj gatecrashes wife Shilpa’s baby shower bash


May 4th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 4 (IANS) Raj Kundra gatecrashed his wife Shilpa Shetty's baby shower bash as he didn't want to miss out on the ceremony."It felt fantastic, I felt like ... Read more...

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K. Venkataramanan new managing director of L&T;


March 9th, 2012 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 9 (IANS) Infrastructure giant Larsen and Toubro (L&T;) Friday said it has appointed K. Venkataramanan as its chief executive and managing director while A.M. Naik would continue ... Read more...

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‘Bittoo Boss’ wrapped up on time, director happy (With Images)


January 3rd, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) The shooting of Supavitra Babul's "Bittoo Boss" has been completed within the scheduled time and the debutant director is content with the outcome.The movie's first ... Read more...

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‘In Time’ - A topical, timely thriller (IANS English Film Review)


November 5th, 2011 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Film: "In Time"; Director: Andrew Niccol; Actors: Justin Timberlake, Amanda Seyfried, Cillian Murphy; Rating: ****In a Hollywood that is famous for buying out talent, Andrew Niccol is among a ... Read more...

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Wabco India plans Rs.60 crore expansion


September 21st, 2011 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 21 (IANS) Commercial vehicle braking systems manufacturer Wabco India Ltd Wednesday said it is implementing an expansion plan of around Rs.60 crore to increase exports as well as ... Read more...

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Film and TV institute students meet Soni


September 17th, 2011 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 16 (IANS) Students of Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute (SRFTI) Friday met union Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni and placed their demands for a full ... Read more...

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Reliance Capital’s unit buys 26 percent in Indian Commodity Exchange


January 3rd, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 3 (IANS) Reliance Exchangenext Limited (R Next), a subsidiary of financial services major Reliance Capital Monday said it has acquired a 26 percent stake in Indian Commodity Exchange (ICEX), marking ... Read more...

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Censor Board Kills Rani Mukerji’s ‘Kamini’ act in ‘No One Killed Jessica’


December 16th, 2010 - 4:46 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
According to the latest reports in the media, the word ‘kamini’, used in the song ‘Aali Re Saali Re’ from No One Killed Jessica has to be removed! In a statement ... Read more...

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Sterlite Technologies plans Chinese JV to produce optical fibre


November 17th, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Global telecom and power transmission solution provider Sterlite Technologies and optical cable solutions provider Jiangsu Tongguang Communication Wednesday said they will form a joint venture company -- ... Read more...

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Kobelco to start production in Tamil Nadu in January


November 10th, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 10 (IANS) Japanese earthmoving equipment company Kobelco Construction Machinery will commission its 1,200 units-per-annum hydraulic excavator factory in Tamil Nadu next year.The factory will come up at the Sri City ... Read more...

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Apoorva Lakhia Makes His Acting Debut As A Modern-Day Mogambo


August 17th, 2010 - 9:05 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 17, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): It looks like recession has given Bollywood directors a chance to live out their acting fantasies. The season of directors turning actors is upon us ... Read more...

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Apoorva Lakhia makes acting debut as modern-day Mogambo


August 17th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, Aug 17 (IANS) The season of Bollywood directors turning actors is upon us full-blast. After a full-fledged debut as leading men by Farhan Akhtar and Rituparno Ghosh ... Read more...

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I am like ‘Lafangey Parindey’ heroine: Deepika Padukone (Interview)


July 22nd, 2010 - 9:08 am ICT by IANS
By Dibyojyoti Baksi Mumbai, July 22 (IANS) Lead actors playing visually challenged characters is not new, but for Deepika Padukone it was a first. She describes it as her toughest role yet ... Read more...

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Stallone plans to be full time director


June 25th, 2010 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 25 (IANS) Actor Sylvester Stallone is planning to give up acting for direction. "The ultimate ambition is to follow in Clint Eastwood's footsteps and move on to directing films without ... Read more...

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Rettaisuzhi’ as treat for Summer Vacation


March 30th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
March 30, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): One thing that makes director Shankar special as a producer is his ability to churn out quality films. Glimpse through his previous productions and you'll get the ... Read more...

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Grenades With Chili ‘Bhut Jolokia’ All Set To Be Used Against Terrorists


March 19th, 2010 - 7:35 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Guwahati, India, Mar 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) If you thought that spices could only to be used to accentuate food flavors and impress your taste buds, then its time for you ... Read more...

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Ameer and Bala plan for quickies


February 3rd, 2010 - 4:20 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Feb 3, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Ameer and Bala the maverick filmmakers of Tamil film industry are well-known for completing their projects in not less than 2 years. Apparently, the producers ... Read more...

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Reliance Infrastructure signs pact for $2.2-bn Mumbai Metro-II


January 21st, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) A consortium led by Reliance Infrastructure, a part of the Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group, has signed an agreement with the Maharashtra government for the $2.2-billion second Metro ... Read more...

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Reliance Industries executive dies of heart attack


December 29th, 2009 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 29 (IANS) R. Ravimohan, executive director or Reliance Industries who was appointed to its board earlier this year, died here late Monday after a massive cardiac arrest, a company statement ... Read more...

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Coffee Bar audio on Aditya Music


December 15th, 2009 - 3:25 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Director Gita Krishna, who had earlier directed films 'Kokila', 'Keechurallu' and 'Sankeerthana' is bringing out 'Coffee Bar' under the banner of Blue Fox Cinema and is also producing the film.Sashank and Biyanka ... Read more...

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CAT examinees being pushed around the country


December 4th, 2009 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Bhopal, Dec 4 (IANS) Not in their worst dreams did management aspirants imagine that their attempts at the Common Admission Test for entrance into prestigious business schools would become so bizarre. ... Read more...

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Himachal cancels paragliding competitions


October 3rd, 2009 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 3 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh has decided not to hold its annual paragliding meet this year as one of the finest aero sports sites at Bir-Billing in Kangra district is set ... Read more...

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IL&FS to be new promoters of Maytas Infra (Lead)


August 31st, 2009 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Infrastructure Leasing and Financial Services (IL&FS) will be the new promoter of Maytas Infra, the company founded by the family of scam-tainted B. Ramalinga Raju, Corporate ... Read more...

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Shasun Chemicals shuts down drugs plant in Tamil Nadu


August 26th, 2009 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 26 (IANS) Drug maker Shasun Chemicals and Drugs has shut down its Cuddalore factory after receiving a closure notice from the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board. The plant makes anti-ulcerant drugs ... Read more...

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Bharadwaj, Shahid redefine filmmaking with ‘Kaminey’ (IANS Film Review - Rating: ****)


August 14th, 2009 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
By Joginder Tuteja Film: "Kaminey"; Cast: Shahid Kapoor, Priyanka Chopra, Amol Gupte, Chandan Roy Sanyal, Tenzing Nima, Shiv Subrahmanyam, Hrishikesh Joshi; Director: Vishal Bharadwaj; Rating: ****In "Kaminey", Shahid Kapoor has dared to ... Read more...

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Cobie Smulders is Pregnant


April 14th, 2009 - 4:30 pm ICT by GD
Cobie Smulders, star of How I Met Your Mother, is pregnant and due to have her first child in spring with her boyfriend Taran Killiam.The two allegedly got engaged and Cobie ... Read more...

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Devi Singh takes charge as IIM-Lucknow director for second time


March 9th, 2009 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 9 (IANS) Ending six months' uncertainty, Devi Singh Monday resumed charge as the director of the Indian Institute of Management-Lucknow (IIM-L) for the second consecutive time. The IIM-L did not have ... Read more...

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20-25 troopers committed Dhaka carnage, say witnesses


February 28th, 2009 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 28 (IANS) The Bangladesh Rifles (BDR) mutiny was led by 20-25 non-commissioned troopers who forced others to revolt and take part in the savagery that followed, say surviving officers and ... Read more...

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A. R. Rahman bags Best Music award at BAFTAs


February 9th, 2009 - 11:24 am ICT by ANI
London, Feb 9 (ANI): ''Slumdog Millionaire'' won seven gongs at the BAFTAs, including the Best Music award for A. R. Rahman. The story of an 18-year-old boy from rags-to-riches also won the ... Read more...

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Maytas director C.S. Bansal quits


January 30th, 2009 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 30 (IANS) C.S. Bansal Friday resigned as director of Maytas Infra Limited, the firm promoted by disgraced founder and former chairman of Satyam Computer Services B. Ramalinga Raju and his ... Read more...

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Maytas Infra CEO quits


January 19th, 2009 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 19 (IANS) Maytas Infra chief executive P.K. Madhav has resigned, the company announced Monday."P.K. Madhav, the whole-time director and chief executive officer of Maytas Infra, tendered his resignation from directorship ... Read more...

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A month after Satyam’s Maytas fiasco, board minutes surface


January 17th, 2009 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 17 (IANS) A month after Satyam Computer Services founder B. Ramalinga Raju's aborted bid to buy two firms promoted by his sons, minutes of the board meeting on the issue ... Read more...

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US calls twin expulsion from Russia ‘tit for tat’


May 9th, 2008 - 2:28 pm ICT by admin
DPA Washington/Moscow, May 9 (DPA) The US has dismissed Russia's expulsion of two US military officials as a "tit for tat" move by Moscow after Washington kicked out at least two Russian diplomats ... Read more...

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Ashok Leyland posts marginal growth in net profit


May 8th, 2008 - 9:58 pm ICT by admin
Chennai, May 8 (IANS) Commercial vehicle manufacturer Ashok Leyland Thursday announced that the company posted a net profit of Rs.4.69 billion ($117.3 million) for 2007-08 as compared to Rs.4.41 billion the previous ... Read more...

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