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Kate Beckinsale likes to challenge herself


January 8th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 8 (IANS) Actress Kate Beckinsale says she like to challenge herself by choosing characters that are "not attractive"."I'm not attracted to characters who are instantly likable, nor am ... Read more...

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Beckinsale was reluctant to return on ‘Underworld’


December 25th, 2011 - 2:13 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 25 (IANS) Actress Kate Beckinsale, who is all set to resume her role as vampire warrior Selene in "Underworld: Awakening" says she was reluctant to return to the ... Read more...

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Luthria stresses upon use of ‘tough dialogues’ in script


December 19th, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 19 (IANS) Director Milan Luthria, whose latest directorial venture "The Dirty Picture" has hit the bull's eye, feels strong dialogues are integral to a film."We try to ... Read more...

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There are no villains: Manoj Bajpayee


December 9th, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 9 (IANS) Actor Manoj Bajpayee, known for his versatility, has portrayed a character inspired by myhtological demon king Raavan in his next film "Lanka". But he says he ... Read more...

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My productions are not gender-biased: Ekta Kapoor


December 8th, 2011 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 8 (IANS) Television baron Ekta Kapoor, known for making women-based soaps, clarifies that it is the story and not the protagonist that decides her choice of projects."I ... Read more...

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Six months on, 12 charge sheeted for Dey’s murder


December 3rd, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 3 (IANS) The Mumbai police Saturday filed a charge sheet against 12 accused in the murder case of journalist Jyotirmoy Dey. The name of woman journalist Jigna ... Read more...

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Rajiv Rai keen to direct again


October 12th, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 12 (IANS) His last directorial venture "Asambhav" had bombed at the box office. But director Rajiv Rai, who is living at an undisclosed destination outside India, is keen ... Read more...

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Dawood aide Iqbal Mirchi held in London: CBI


October 11th, 2011 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) Iqbal Mirchi, a close aide of underworld don Dawood Ibrahim, has been arrested in London, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) said here Tuesday. "CBI Interpol ... Read more...

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‘Chandni Bar’ completes 10 years, Bhandarkar gets nostalgic


September 28th, 2011 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) A powerful script, brilliant performances and perfect execution made "Chandni Bar" a successful film. As the movie Wednesday completes a decade of its release, filmmaker ... Read more...

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Underworld gang member nabbed


September 2nd, 2011 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 2 (IANS) An aide of underworld don Bannanje Raja, wanted by the Karnataka police, was arrested in this Uttar Pradesh capital Friday, an official said.Javed Khan was arrested ... Read more...

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Even after so many years ‘Godfather’ remains fresh: Big B


September 2nd, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) How did Amitabh Bachchan spend his Ganesh Chaturthi holiday Thursday? The 68-year-old enjoyed a rare day off by watching the classic ?The Godfather? series. ... Read more...

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‘Shabri’ director pens novel on its journey to release


August 30th, 2011 - 8:51 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) Actor-writer Lalit Marathe, who had to wait for five years for the release of his directorial debut "Shabri", made under Ram Gopal Varma Production, is ... Read more...

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London riots: Duggan was Manchester ganglord’s nephew


August 12th, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) Mark Duggan, a suspected drug dealer whose killing by police sparked off the London riots, was the nephew of a mafia leader who ran the Manchester ... Read more...

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Police remand for former Chhota Rajan aide


August 12th, 2011 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 12 (IANS) Santosh Shetty, believed to be a former aide of underworld don Chhota Rajan, was Friday remanded to police custody till Wednesday, Mumbai police said.Shetty was arrested ... Read more...

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J.Dey, Josy Joseph get Prem Bhatia Award


August 11th, 2011 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Late Mid-Day crime reporter J. Dey and the Times of India journalist Josy Joseph were Thursday jointly presented the prestigious Prem Bhatia Award for excellence ... Read more...

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Abhishek gets three months to shape up for ‘Businessman’


August 8th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 8 (IANS) Director Puri Jagannath's Hindi film "Businessman" has been postponed till next year, giving lead actor Abhishek Bachchan three straight months to get in shape for ... Read more...

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I could not contact police chief for 15 minutes: Chavan


July 15th, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan said Friday that he could not reach top police officers for almost 15 minutes after the triple bombings.Mobile communication ... Read more...

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Eighth suspect nabbed in journalist J. Dey’s murder


July 3rd, 2011 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) A bookie, who is believed to have financed the operation to kill veteran journalist Jyotirmoy Dey, has been arrested, Mumbai police said Sunday. He is the ... Read more...

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Mumbai media takes credit for arrest of Dey killers


June 28th, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 28 (IANS) The Mumbai media Tuesday said the arrest of journalist Jyotirmoy Dey's murder was "a small victory for (the) media and public opinion".The Mumbai Press Club said ... Read more...

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Dey murder case cracked, seven in police custody (Second Lead)


June 27th, 2011 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 27 (IANS) Hours after police announced that they had cracked the murder of investigating journalist Jyotirmoy Dey, a Mumbai court Monday remanded the seven accused to police custody ... Read more...

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Journalist’s murder: Top editors to meet Chavan Tuesday


June 20th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 20 (IANS) A delegation of senior editors will call on Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan Tuesday to demand that the probe into senior journalist Jyotirmoy Dey's killing be handed ... Read more...

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Gadkari demands CBI probe in journalist’s murder


June 15th, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party president Nitin Gadkari Wednesday wrote to Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan demanding a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the ... Read more...

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Bollywood shocked by scribe’s murder


June 12th, 2011 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) The murder of veteran crime journalist Jyotindra Dey has sent shockwaves across the Bollywood fraternity.Bollywood twitterati has condemned the murder of the Mid-Day reporter ... Read more...

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CJA condemns journalist Dey’s murder


June 12th, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) The Commonwealth Journalists Association (CJA) has condemned the murder of Jyotendra Dey, a Mumbai journaliast who specialised in reporting crime and exposing the underworld's activities.It ... Read more...

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Chennai Press Club condemns journalist’s murder


June 11th, 2011 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 11 (IANS) The Chennai Press Club Saturday condemned the murder of senior crime journalist Jyotindra Dey of Mumbai-based eveninger Mid Day earlier in the day.Dey was shot dead ... Read more...

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Senior Mid Day crime journalist shot dead


June 11th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 11 (IANS) Senior crime journalist of Mumbai-based eveninger Mid Day, J. Dey was shot dead by unidentified people near Powai in northwest Mumbai here Saturday afternoon, police said.Seriously ... Read more...

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Hazare’s possessions: A plate, a bed


June 8th, 2011 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) Gandhian activist Anna Hazare said Wednesday he lived in a temple in Maharashtra, and his only possessions were a plate to eat food and a ... Read more...

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Dawood is in Pakistan: Chidambaram


May 12th, 2011 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) Despite Pakistan's persistent denials, Home Minister P. Chidambaram Thursday said mobster Dawood Ibrahim, one of India's most wanted fugitives, lives in that country and ... Read more...

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Surgical military strikes depend on government’s will: BJP


May 6th, 2011 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday said a decision to carry out surgical military strikes at terrorists holed up in Pakistan depends on the ... Read more...

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Abu Salem threatening me, says his brother


February 15th, 2011 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Azamgarh (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 15 (IANS) Underworld don Abu Salem has been charged with threatening his brother Abu Jais here over a property dispute.Jais, who lives in Azamgarh - the native district ... Read more...

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2G scam: Swamy says Karunanidhi is involved


February 5th, 2011 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) Janata Party chief Subramanian Swamy Saturday made a fresh plea before a Delhi court that the CBI should probe issues related to national security and alleged involvement ... Read more...

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Sonu Sood: Being Cop Is The Only Way To Make A Mark In The Industry


January 27th, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
So now the 37year old actor plays the role of a police in two Hindi flicks. One in the debut film directed by the South Indian director Puri Jagannath. The film ... Read more...

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Colin Farrell to play Arnie’s role in ‘Total Recall’ remake


January 12th, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 12 (ANI): Colin Farrell is all set to play Arnold Schwarzenegger's role in a remake of 'Total Recall'.The 34-year-old was rumoured to be taking over the lead role in ... Read more...

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Riingo’s ‘System’: The First Underworld Film of Bengal


December 31st, 2010 - 2:21 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
by Avik Mukhopadhyay released as early as this year, and which was regarded as a portrayal of the underworld in this part of the country, and pat comes Riingo’s reply ... Read more...

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Sanjay Dutt says Noorani issued threats through dons


December 29th, 2010 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 29 (IANS) A day after a court ordered the attachment of two properties of Bollywood star Sanjay Dutt over a financial row with producer Shakeel Noorani, the actor's lawyer ... Read more...

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