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Assam ferry tragedy: 270 still missing, rescue operations on (Lead)


May 1st, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 1 (IANS) The toll in Monday's Assam ferry tragedy, possibly India's worst such accident, is estimated to be around 270, with the search and rescue parties failing ... Read more...

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Playing a perfect guy annoyed Efron


April 6th, 2012 - 9:01 am ICT by IANS
London, April 6 (IANS) Actor Zac Efron says he was annoyed with his character in "The Lucky One" because it was too perfect to be real.The 24-year-old plays war hero ... Read more...

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BJP will protect backward class reservation: Gadkari


February 18th, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Feb 18 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party president Nitin Gadkari Saturday said if his party was voted to power in Uttar Pradesh, the reservation for backward classes would be ... Read more...

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Chelsea confident of getting Hiddink


May 24th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 24 (IANS) Chelsea are confident of replacing their sacked coach Carlo Ancelotti with Dutchman Guus Hiddink, who has one year remaining on contract with Turkey.Hiddink is close to ... Read more...

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‘Luv Ka The End’ music targets youth (IANS Music Review)


April 24th, 2011 - 9:01 am ICT by IANS
Film: "Luv Ka The End"; Music Director: Ram Sampath; Lyricist: Amitabh Bhattacharya; Singers: Ali Zafar, Aditi Singh Sharma, Joi Barua, Jimmy Moses, Krishna Beura and Suman Sridhar; Rating: ***It's hip, its ... Read more...

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Leonardo DiCaprio is my rock, says Kate Winslet


March 9th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 9 (ANI): Kate Winslet has revealed that her close friend and Hollywood actor Leonardo DiCaprio has been her 'rock' over the years since they starred in blockbuster 'Titanic' in 1997.She ... Read more...

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Kate hails Leonardo


March 9th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 9 (IANS) Actress Kate Winslet says her co-star Leonardo DiCaprio has been a pillar of strength for her since they starred in the 1997 blockbuster "Titanic"."He knows me ... Read more...

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Dark humour, thrillers on Abhay Deol’s mind


January 16th, 2011 - 9:42 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 16 (IANS) He loves "dark humour" and likes to keep people guessing what his next film will be. Maverick actor Abhay Deol has now signed on for political thriller "Shanghai" ... Read more...

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Bigg Boss 4: Christmas Celebrations In The House , A White Christmas


December 28th, 2010 - 1:56 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
'Bigg Boss 4' inmates have just about a week of stay left in the house and with most of them feeling quite low. There has been a very dull atmosphere in ... Read more...

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Asymmetrical US-Canada ties because of `Robin Vs Batman’ perception: US diplomats


December 2nd, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec.2 (ANI): In a confidential diplomatic cable sent back to the State Department from Ottawa, the American Embassy warned of increasing mistrust of the United States by Canada with which it ... Read more...

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Vicar in UK sparks fury after dressing up as tart for party


November 18th, 2010 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 18 (ANI): A vicar in Britain has sparked fury among his congregation after he went to a "vicars and tarts" party dressed as a tart.Reverend Martin Wray wore a ... Read more...

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Bigg Boss 4: Whats The Reason Behind Aanchal Kumar’s Eviction?


November 15th, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 15, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The 'Bigg Boss Season 4' has been a real roller coaster ride for the inmates with every moment being different and more intriguing than the previous one. ... Read more...

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Oz youngsters ‘hit online pause button to read books, watch movies’


October 11th, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 11 (ANI): According to a survey, Australian youngsters are cutting back on their online lives and taking out more time to read books, watch movies and visit art galleries.An ... Read more...

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Movie Review : Benny and Babloo (2010)


October 1st, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Benny and Babloo: See Two Similar World Through Their EyesRating: 2 out of 5*Starring: Kay Kay Menon, Rajpal Yadav and othersDirector: Yunus SajawalOctober 1, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Benny and Babloo is ... Read more...

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After budget blues, Yash Raj puts Kabir Khan’s epic on hold


April 22nd, 2010 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K Jha Mumbai, April 22 (IANS) The big budget crunch seems to have hit Yash Raj Films, one of the biggest production houses in the entertainment industry, which has decided to ... Read more...

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Budget blues: Yashraj makes Kabir Khan scrap epic


April 22nd, 2010 - 1:14 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 22, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The budget crunch has eaten into one of the biggest production houses in the entertainment industry. According to well-placed sources close to Yashraj ... Read more...

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‘Atithi tum kab…?’ about unannounced guests (IANS Preview)


March 1st, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) Ajay Devgan and Konkona Sen Sharma feel their upcoming flick "Atithi tum kab jaoge?" is a laugh riot that shows how young couples in Mumbai deal with ... Read more...

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‘Atithi Tum Kab Jaoge?’ not slapstick comedy: Ajay Devgn


January 18th, 2010 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 18 (IANS) Bollywood actor Ajay Devgn, who has just bagged the Stardust award for Reader's Choice best actor in comedy for "All The Best", says his forthcoming film "Atithi Tum ... Read more...

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Kerala counts loss after factory attack


January 6th, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 6 (IANS) Kerala's industry Wednesday counted its losses after a mob attack that gutted two rubber factories forced a business executive to warn that the state's image had taken another ... Read more...

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Democrats Promises Much In This Year’s Election In Japan


August 30th, 2009 - 7:31 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Japan went through the last day of its parliamentary election on Sunday, which is being anticipated as an end to the 54 year old conservative party rule in the country.Yukio ... Read more...

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One song left for ‘Bendu Appa Rao’


July 29th, 2009 - 11:26 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Shooting of "Bendu Appa Rao' directed by EVV Satyanarayana and produced by Dr D Ramanaidu under the banner of Suresh Productions with "Allari' Naresh, Kamna Jethmalani and Meghana in the lead ... Read more...

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Kajol not part of Ajay Devgan’s next venture


June 15th, 2009 - 8:42 am ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) Kajol, who is busy shooting for her friend Karan Johar's upcoming film "My Name Is Khan", will not be a part of her actor ... Read more...

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Ajay Devgan All Set To Direct Again: “Kajol Is Not Part Of My Second Directorial Venture”


June 14th, 2009 - 11:12 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
By Subhash K JhaThe super-talented Kajol won't be part of her husband Ajay Devgan's second directorial venture . And not only because she's busy with her pal Karan Johar's film My ... Read more...

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Congress comeback in Uttar Pradesh that no one predicted


May 16th, 2009 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
By Sharat Pradhan Lucknow, May 16 (IANS) The dramatic comeback of the Congress in Uttar Pradesh was not foreseen even by its own leadership.In a state that sends the largest number of ... Read more...

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Congress headed for surprise comeback in Uttar Pradesh (Lead)


May 16th, 2009 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 16 (IANS) Surprising everyone but its staunchest supporters, the Congress Saturday appeared headed for its biggest comeback in Uttar Pradesh with trends indicating that it would win 22 seats ... Read more...

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Congress springing big surprise in Uttar Pradesh


May 16th, 2009 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 16 (IANS) Surprising everyone but its staunch supporters, the Congress - powered by some indefatigable campaigning by Rahul Gandhi - appeared headed for its biggest comeback in Uttar Pradesh, ... Read more...

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Undercurrent in favour of Congress, says Digvijay Singh


May 13th, 2009 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Confident that the Congress would emerge the single largest party after the elections, general secretary Digvijay Singh said Wednesday that there was no question of talking ... Read more...

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Pleasure cruise ends in tragedy for Indian couple


April 15th, 2009 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
George Town (Penang), April 15 (IANS) An Indian couple's pleasure cruise ended in tragedy when the man fell off the ship and his wife dived into the choppy sea in a failed ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh to witness clash of the titans


November 8th, 2008 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Nov 8 (IANS) It will be a battle royal between two sharply contrasting personalities in Chhattisgarh: Chief Minister Raman Singh and his bete noire Ajit Jogi of the Congress.The ruling Bharatiya ... Read more...

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YouTubes ”play back” tool keeps a check on inane commenters


October 11th, 2008 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 11 (ANI): In a move to improve the quality of discussion on its pages, YouTube has launched a new feature, called audio preview, to humiliate commenters by making them ... Read more...

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Moily, the Congress Media Chief, is also a novelist of distinction


September 16th, 2008 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
By Sandeep Datta New Delhi, Sep.16 (ANI): Veerappa Moily, the Chairman of the adminstrative Reforms Commission, has also been active in the recent past as Chief of the Congress media cell, but ... Read more...

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Ajay Devgan plans to direct action flick next


April 25th, 2008 - 8:46 pm ICT by admin
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, April 25 (IANS) After the encouraging response to his directorial debut "U, Me Aur Hum", Ajay Devgan is thinking of directing an action flick next. "I've two subjects ... Read more...

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Future computers will talk and feel


April 23rd, 2008 - 2:53 pm ICT by admin
London, April 23 (IANS) A computer that can interact with humans and react to their non-verbal gestures is being developed by a European team. Known as SEMAINE, the project will build a ... Read more...

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Tensions between East Europeans and Asians growing in UK


April 19th, 2008 - 1:53 pm ICT by admin
Edinburgh, Apr.19 (ANI): Tensions between the new wave of Eastern European immigrants and a settled Asian population is emerging as a cause of grave concern to authorities in Scotland. Leading race relation ... Read more...

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Prince Harrys pet name for Chelsy Davey - ‘Wifey’


March 16th, 2008 - 12:55 pm ICT by admin
London, March 16 (ANI): Prince Harry has given a special pet name to his girlfriend Chelsy Davey - wifey.According to friends, the couple have no plans of getting married just yet, ... Read more...

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