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Bollywood overlooked Isha Sharvani’s talent: KJo


July 6th, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) Isha Sharvani has been mesmerising viewers and judges alike with her perfect performances on dance reality show "Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 5", and filmmaker Karan Johar ... Read more...

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Africa Day celebrated with music and dance (Lead, with images)


May 26th, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) A night filled with mesmerising dance and music marked Africa Day celebrations in the capital as artists from India and Africa took centrestage to commemorate ... Read more...

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City celebrates Africa Day with dance, music (With Images)


May 26th, 2012 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) A night filled with mesmerising dance and music marked the Africa Day celebrations in the capital as artists from India and Africa took centrestage to ... Read more...

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2-day fest of ancient healing arts in Delhi May 16


May 14th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) A two-day showcase of ancient therapeutic arts and culture will bring to the capital rare musical instruments like the Chinese Guquin and Iranian Tar-Setar and ... Read more...

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Development answer to left-wing extremism: Sonia Gandhi (Roundup)


December 16th, 2011 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Friday said left-wing extremism can be defeated by better implementation of rural development programmes and called for harnessing mineral resources ... Read more...

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India gets a peek into Ethiopia’s rich culture


October 28th, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) An Ethiopian dance troupe brought the diversity of performing arts from the ancient East African nation to India.The National Theater Band presented the various dance ... Read more...

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Foreign feet on India’s traditional dance floor


May 1st, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) The ancient classical dance form of Mohiniyattam has kept Russian dancer Olga Stoliarova wedded to India for the last eight years since she came to ... Read more...

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Odissi dance animates Malaysian painter’s work


April 17th, 2011 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, April 17 (IANS) Renowned Malaysian painter Bayu Utomo Radjikin's muse has come alive through the body form and facial expressions of Odissi dancers.Odissi, the classical dance form originating ... Read more...

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Kalamandalam Hemalatha Creates Guinness Record For Longest Dance!


January 9th, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Kochi, Jan 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Kalamandalam Hemalatha, a famous Mohiniyattam exponent and danseuse has done India proud by making entry to the coveted Guinness Book of World Record. She now ... Read more...

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Goa all set to usher in New Year


January 1st, 2011 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 31 (IANS) Hundreds of thousands of Goans and tourists in this beach state are all set to usher in the New Year amidst clanging church bells and the throbbing vibes ... Read more...

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Belly dance was part of cultural show: Mulayam’s supporters


December 29th, 2010 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 29 (IANS) Even as Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav was criticised for watching an apparently "obscene" Ukranian belly dance during a function sponsored by his family in Uttar Pradesh' ... Read more...

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UAE sets two Guinness records


November 28th, 2010 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Nov 28 (IANS) A sword-throwing expert and a traditional dance troupe have powered the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to two new spots in the Guinness World Records.In a sword-throwing competition held ... Read more...

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Bollywood’s ‘Masala Bhangra’ aerobics thrills fitness enthusiasts


November 27th, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.27 (ANI): Move over salsa, tango, and Western dance forms and aerobics classes; it's time for Bollywood-style fitness regimes.'Masala Bhangra', a new form of dancing aerobics that combines rigorous workout ... Read more...

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Maggie Gyllenhaal opens orphanage in India


November 9th, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 9 (ANI): Hollywood couple Maggie Gyllenhaal and Peter Sarsgaard have recently opened a village for orphaned and abandoned children in India.The SOS Children's Village set up in Alibaug village in ... Read more...

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West Bengal artists perform dance depicting killing of demon king


October 20th, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by ANI
Bishnupur, Oct 20 (ANI): Artists of West Bengal's Bishnupur village performed the traditional Rabankata dance after the festival of Dussehra to depict the killing of Ravana, the mythological demon king.The dance, which ... Read more...

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Indian martial art forms dazzle at CWG closing ceremony


October 14th, 2010 - 8:50 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct. 14 (ANI): As the curtains were drawn on the XIX Commonwealth Games held for 11 days, the impressive closing ceremony held today will also be remembered by people who ... Read more...

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‘Incredible India’ festival opens for Commonwealth Games


October 2nd, 2010 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.2 (ANI): Ahead of Commonwealth Games Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit has opened the 'Incredible India' festival in the city.On Friday, various cultural groups assembled e from across the nation ... Read more...

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Man claimed wife beating was ‘traditional Turkish dance’


September 30th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sep 30 (ANI): A New Zealand kebab shop owner has been convicted of assaulting his wife after the judge dismissed his claims they were performing a traditional Turkish dance with violent-looking ... Read more...

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Minister fired for having sex with Swaziland king’s wife


September 25th, 2010 - 10:32 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 25 (IANS) The king of Swaziland, who has 14 wives, has sacked his justice minister after the politician was caught red-handed having sex with one of the women in the ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi wins over tribal hearts in Orissa (Lead)


August 26th, 2010 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 26 (IANS) Taking a leaf out of John F. Kennedy's book, Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi struck a personal chord with thousands of tribals in Orissa Thursday when he ... Read more...

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Rahul congratulates tribals for winning battle against mining


August 26th, 2010 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 26 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Thursday congratulated the tribals in Orissa for winning a major battle against a mining project in their area. "You protected your land," Gandhi ... Read more...

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Omkar’s Rise To Natha In Peepli Live


August 18th, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 18, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Omkar Das Manikpuri, a complete village guy from the humblest background, shot to fame overnight as Natha in Peepli Live. The present focus of the media ... Read more...

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Vajrakiliyana mask dance regales tourists in Sikkim


June 4th, 2010 - 8:02 pm ICT by ANI
Gangtok, June 4 (ANI): Vajrakiliyana also known as Dorjee Phurba Cham, a mask dance by Buddhist monks, enthralled scores of tourists at the famous monastery of Rumtek in Sikkim.It is a traditional ... Read more...

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Festival Africa creates hues of wilderness in capital


May 19th, 2010 - 11:24 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Lion men, Islamic musicians and raucous dancers from the heart of Africa clad in their traditional attires stirred up images of African turf wars, chivalry, wilderness and ... Read more...

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Africa to showcase its traditional performing arts in India (Lead)


May 13th, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Performers from South Africa, Rwanda, Tunisia, Malawi and Nigeria will showcase traditional African performing arts at a three-day festival in the capital next week. The festival from May ... Read more...

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Africa to offer cultural bouquet in capital May 18-20


May 13th, 2010 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) In the first major showcase of African culture in the country, reputed performers from South Africa, Rwanda, Tunisia, Malawi and Nigeria will showcase traditional African performing arts ... Read more...

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Tharoor quotes Malayalam poet in his defence


April 20th, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Former minister Shashi Tharoor quoted lines from well-known Malayalam poet Vallathol Narayana Menon while making his defence in parliament Tuesday on the IPL Kochi franchise controversy. ... Read more...

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Festival of India begins in China


April 8th, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) The land of dragons opened its heart to the colours of India when Union External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna inaugurated the Festival of India in China. "It ... Read more...

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Traditional dance to precede IPL matches in Cuttack


March 18th, 2010 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 18 (IANS) Indian Ppremier League cheer leaders will face some competition , in wooing crowds, during the T-20 matches in Cuttack as the Orissa Cricket Association (OCA) has decided ... Read more...

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Mizoram sets world record in traditional dance (With Images)


March 12th, 2010 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, March 12 (IANS) Nearly 11,000 tribal boys and girls in India's northeastern state of Mizoram Friday danced their way into the Guinness Book of World Records by setting a record of ... Read more...

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An all women musical groups enthrals people during Navratris in Rajkot


September 23rd, 2009 - 8:55 pm ICT by ANI
Rajkot, Sep.23 (ANI): An all-women musical group is enthralling the local residents in Rajkot city during the ongoing nine-day Navratri festival with various renditions of folk and Bollywood songs.The 'Hollywood Bollywood Orchestra' ... Read more...

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‘Dandiya on skates’ latest rampage in Surat


September 22nd, 2009 - 9:01 pm ICT by ANI
Surat, Sep. 22 (ANI): Adventurous youngsters in Surat have taken the festive Dandiaya fever a step further by displaying the traditional dance on roller skates.'Dandiya on skates' seems to have swept across ... Read more...

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Lonestar’s ‘Amazed’ tops Popular Wedding First Dance Songs list


July 29th, 2009 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 29 (ANI): American country band Lonestar's love ballad 'Amazed' has been named as the most popular song to be chosen by newly-weds for their first dance in a new ... Read more...

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Manipuri traditional dance form Goura Leela staged in Imphal


July 12th, 2009 - 9:21 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, July 12 (ANI): Goura Leela, a traditional performing art form was recently staged in Imphal.The objective of this gala show, performed over four days, was to promote and conserve the unique ... Read more...

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Obama arrives in Ghana for talks and visit to slave fort (Lead)


July 11th, 2009 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi/Accra, July 11 (DPA) US President Barack Obama arrived in Ghana early Saturday, on his first visit to the African continent since taking office as America's first black president. An overnight flight ... Read more...

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