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Never thought of Hindi films: Nagarjuna


September 21st, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Southern superstar Nagarjuna Akkineni, son of veteran actor Nageswara Rao Akkineni, says he was never keen on entering Bollywood."I never had a Hindi cinema dream. ... Read more...

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Warrant against approver in Mishra murder case


September 12th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Final argument commenced in the 37-year-old assassination case of former railway minister Lalit Narayan Mishra Wednesday in a Delhi court followed by issuance of a ... Read more...

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Hillary enlists Indian chef in aid of diplomacy


September 12th, 2012 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 12 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has added a culinary dimension to the exercise of "smart power" by enlisting 80 top chefs including an Indian-American ... Read more...

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Impressive wins for Balu, Kutty


August 26th, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 26 (IANS) Former rally champion Arjun Balu of Tiger Sport stamped his class and authority on the Indian Touring Cars series with a stunning win at the third ... Read more...

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Motorsports: Saran marks comeback with win


August 25th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 25 (IANS) The third round of the 15th JK Tyre-FMSCI National Racing Championship got off to a hectic start with results of two of the three races that ... Read more...

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No growth in passenger traffic at Hyderabad airport


August 23rd, 2012 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 23 (IANS) The domestic passenger traffic at the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport here has not witnessed any growth during the current year and is concerned at the ... Read more...

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Marriage talk makes Katrina uncomfortable (Movie Snippets)


August 12th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Actress Katrina Kaif might have played bride on-screen many times, but off-screen she is not so comfortable talking about marriage.As the 28-year-old walked Saturday ... Read more...

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IndiGo launches Dubai-Hyderabad daily flight


August 7th, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 7 (IANS) IndiGo Airlines Tuesday launched its new daily Dubai-Hyderabad flight with an Airbus-320 aircraft.The first flight landed at Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA) from Dubai at 11.05 ... Read more...

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Armed robbers loot Rs.15 lakh in Noida, nabbed, money recovered (Lead)


August 6th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Noida, Aug 6 (IANS) Two robbers, who looted over Rs.15 lakh in cash from a reputed retail outlet in Great India Place mall in Sector 39 here, were overpowered by ... Read more...

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‘Raaz 3′ tells true stories of Bipasha, Vikram


August 1st, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 1 (IANS) Producer Mahesh Bhatt describes "Raaz 3" as a mix of three true-life stories of actress Bipasha Basu, director Vikram Bhatt and writer Shagufta Rafique."'Raaz 3' ... Read more...

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Field day for Indians at ITF tennis meet


July 21st, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jul 21 (IANS) As many as 13 Indians made it to the second round of the qualifying competition ahead of the BNC-ITF Men's Futures tennis tournament here Saturday.The results ... Read more...

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Bollywood’s first macho man Dara Singh’s filmography


July 12th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Actor-wrestler Dara Singh, who died Thursday morning after a brief illness, made his debut with R.C. Talwar's "Sangdil" in 1952. In the 1960s and 1970s, he ... Read more...

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Court rejects bail to accused in Mahi death case


June 29th, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, June 29 (IANS) A local court Friday dismissed the bail application of Rohtash Singh, an accused in the Mahi death case and owner of the house at Kasan village ... Read more...

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Four killed in Maharashtra accident


June 29th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Nashik (Maharashtra), June 29 (IANS) Four people were killed and a minor got injured when a truck rammed into an autorickshaw on the Manmad-Malegaon road in Nashik district Friday, police ... Read more...

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Amy Jackson treats ‘Thaandavam’ team at her home


June 20th, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Actress Amy Jackson, who is shooting in London for her new Tamil film, took some time out from the schedule to treat her cast and ... Read more...

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Shahid signs Bejoy Nambiar’s next


May 13th, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 13 (IANS) After the success of "Shaitaan", director Bejoy Nambiar is in no mood to relax, it seems. While still working on his second directorial venture "David", he ... Read more...

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Man kills wife for not feeding daughter


May 11th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 11 (IANS) In a bizarre and heart-rending incident, a young man here shot his wife dead early Friday because she was not feeding their one-year-old daughter.The incident took ... Read more...

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People fail when stakes are high, study finds


May 10th, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 10 (IANS) High stakes and financial bonanzas offered in sports or game shows actually drive participants to perform poorly because of the fear of losing their potentially lucrative ... Read more...

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Item songs are artistic, not vulgar: Nathalia


May 8th, 2012 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) She is making her foray in the Hindi film industry with an item song in "Department" and Brazilian model-turned-actress Nathalia Kaur feels that item ... Read more...

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Indian American appointed to key Pentagon post


May 2nd, 2012 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 2 (IANS) Indian American Vikram J. Singh has been appointed to a key Pentagon position to take care of South and Southeast Asia, it was announced here.Secretary of ... Read more...

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Students take up fight against smuggling, counterfeiting


April 30th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Thousands of students from almost 100 schools in Delhi and the national capital region are participating in a five-day campaign against smuggling and counterfeiting, organisers ... Read more...

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Stage set for Autocross gala


April 28th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 28 (IANS) A total of 98 entrants will blast off Sunday in the first round of the AOM-Indian National Autocross Championship at the Palace grounds here in what ... Read more...

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NephroPlus to set up 100 dialysis centres in three years


April 27th, 2012 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 27 (IANS) NephroPlus, a leading kidney care clinic group, Friday said it plans to set up 100 dialysis centres across India over the next three years.The company also ... Read more...

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Tabu wraps up ‘David’


April 18th, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 18 (IANS) Versatile actress Tabu, who has been maintaining a low profile, will soon be seen in Bejoy Nambiar's "David". She has finished shooting for the film in ... Read more...

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Hyderabad airport handled 8.6 million passengers last year


April 12th, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 12 (IANS) The Rajiv Gandhi International Airport here logged 16 percent growth in passenger traffic during 2011-12 but sees growth slowing down in the current year due to ... Read more...

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Goa gold dealers, jewellers call three-day shutdown


March 29th, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 28 (IANS) Over 350 gold and jewellery dealers in Goa will down their shutters for three days beginning Thursday over the proposed changes in excise and import duty ... Read more...

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WSH: Punjab enter semi-finals


March 25th, 2012 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 25 (IANS) Sher-E-Punjab here Sunday booked their berth in the semi-finals of the World Series Hockey competition defeating Chennai Cheetahs 4-2 for their eighth win in 12 matches.Goals ... Read more...

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WSH: Cheetahs rout Lions


March 18th, 2012 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 17 (IANS) Chennai Cheetahs helped themselves to a 4-1 win against Karnataka Lions to move into joint second place on the leaderboard in the World Series Hockey here ... Read more...

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Pandit’s Citi Bank found wanting in stress test (Lead)


March 14th, 2012 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 14 (IANS) America's central bank has found four of 19 largest US financial firms, including Citi Bank led by Indian American CEO Vikram Pandit, wanting and which need ... Read more...

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Radisson Blue Resort to target Russian, South African tourists


March 8th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 8 (IANS) With the number of European tourists going down owing to the economic downturn there, beach resort property Radisson Blu Resort Temple Bay is now looking tapping ... Read more...

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‘Films and marketing plans should be conceived together’


February 28th, 2012 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 28 (IANS) Innovative marketing is must for a film's success, feels Mahesh Bhatt who launched the music of his next project "Blood Money" on a yacht out at ... Read more...

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‘Ishq’ feel-good romantic film: Marks Nitin’s come back (Telugu Movie Review)


February 26th, 2012 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Ishq"; Cast: Nitin, Nitya Menon, Ajay, Sindhu Tholani, Nagineedu and Ali; Producer: Vikram Gaud and Sudhakara Reddy; Screenplay-writer-Director: Vikram Kumar; Cinematographer: P.C. Sriram; Composer: Anoop Reubens-Arvind Shankar; Rating: ***Telugu actor ... Read more...

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Cheetahs confident of winning WSH


February 24th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 24 (IANS) Boasting a clutch of international players, Chennai Cheetahs believe they have the ammunition to light up their campaign in the inaugural Bridgestone World Series Hockey (WSH) ... Read more...

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Nine civilians rescued alive from Sonamarg avalanche


February 24th, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 24 (IANS) Nine people trapped in an avalanche Thursday in north Kashmir's Sonamarg hill station were rescued alive in a joint rescue operation Friday by the army, the ... Read more...

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Captured: Polymath S. Balachander and his great wars


February 10th, 2012 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) Storming the world of Carnatic music and Tamil cinema with his non-conformist, controversy-creating ways in the 1940s, polymath and veena exponent Sundaram Balachander steadfastly fought ... Read more...

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