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Big B feels singers play vital role in actors’ lives


July 31st, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan says playback singers play an important role in building an actor's stature in Indian cinema."Playback singers have always been responsible for the ... Read more...

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Financial aid announced for old artistes


June 21st, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) The government Tuesday announced a monthly assistance of Rs.4,000 for old artistes under a new scheme.The aid scheme is for persons distinguished in letters, ... Read more...

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Shot in arm for roots theatre of northeast (With Images)


April 6th, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) It is not always script or role-bound; some of it is performed by the peasants themselves and some related to shamanistic rituals. Folk theatre ... Read more...

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President Patil’s intervention gets job for injured woman footballer


March 24th, 2011 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghNew Delhi, Mar 24 (ANI): Taking serious note of former Indian women's football team vice captain Madhu Kumari's plight, President Pratibha Devisingh Patil has intervened and helped her ... Read more...

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Pope believed ‘priests should be allowed to have sex’


February 7th, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 7 (ANI): Joseph Ratzinger, now Pope Benedict XVI, had as a young priest, signed a memorandum suggesting Vatican to relax celibacy rules.He reportedly thought it would attract more people to ... Read more...

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Assamese looking forward to a better tomorrow following militancy decline


January 14th, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, Jan 14 (ANI): The decline of militant activities in the northeast has given a fillip to development activities and employment generation here, and this is gradually transforming the lives of those ... Read more...

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Assam’s Cheniamguri village youngsters banish militancy through self-employment


October 9th, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by ANI
By Vashipem KamodangCheniamguri village (Assam), Oct.9 (ANI): Many youngsters in Assam's villages have taken up different vocations instead of looking for jobs. They have changed life in the villages, which once used ... Read more...

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Agra short of priests for ‘pitrapaksh’ rituals


September 30th, 2010 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
By Brij Khandelwal Agra, Sep 30 (IANS) This city seems to be running short of priests during 'pitrapaksh', the fortnight when many Hindus offer prayers to ancestors. Pundits from other parts of Uttar ... Read more...

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Patil urges successful Indian community in Laos to be ambassadors of goodwill, respect


September 9th, 2010 - 8:16 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghVientiane (Laos), Sept.9 (ANI): Urging the Indian community in Laos to continue with their distinctive contributions to furthering Indo-Laotian ties, visiting Indian President Pratibha Devisingh Patil said on Thursday ... Read more...

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Haryana to increase industrial training seats by nearly 100,000


August 4th, 2010 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 4 (IANS) Seats for technical, industrial training and vocational education will be increased by nearly 100,000 in Haryana's Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs) in the next two to three years, state ... Read more...

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UN restive at Nepal impasse


July 27th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, July 27 (IANS) The failure of Nepal's major political parties to form a new government more than a month after the prime minister quit has made the UN restive, ... Read more...

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Gay Priests’ Double Life In Rome Disclosed


July 26th, 2010 - 7:42 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 26, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The double lives of the priests in Rome were exposed by a sensational cover story recently, which showed the gay scene inside a Roman ... Read more...

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‘Tanning Butler’ Becomes A Highly Desirable Vocation


May 18th, 2010 - 7:44 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 18, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A tanning butler may not be discovered effortlessly. However, it has to be one of the most excellent vocations in the globe provided one ... Read more...

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Barack Obama instructs Wall Street


April 23rd, 2010 - 8:36 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
April 23, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): US President Barack Obama was in New York advocating the enactment of a legislation that he claims would manage the perilous practices that had ... Read more...

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Hugh Hefner’s Romantic Liaison With Crystal Harris Reportedly Becomes Serious


April 14th, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
April 14, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): It could be that the Playboy originator, Hugh Hefner, is perhaps considering the thought of settling down after so many years. There have been ... Read more...

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Ensure Punjabi youths’ safety in Australia, PM urged


January 4th, 2010 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 4 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Monday urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to ensure the safety of youths from the state studying or working in Australia, following ... Read more...

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My character in ‘Life Partner’ is a nightmare: Genelia


August 13th, 2009 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K Jha Mumbai, Aug 13 (IANS) In "Life Partner", Genelia D'Souza is cast as a dumb girl and the actress is cringing."This girl thinks she knows it all, when she's ... Read more...

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Jharkhand women inmates learn skills to become self-reliant.


July 19th, 2009 - 8:01 pm ICT by ANI
Ranchi, July 19 (ANI): Officials of the Gumla District Jail in Jharkhand are imparting various handicraft skills to women inmates in a bid to make them self-reliant.Under a programme to empower the ... Read more...

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Genelia’s Acting Dumb, And She Hates It


July 18th, 2009 - 6:21 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
By Subhash K Jha So far Genelia D'Souza has played girls who have got their acts together and their heads screwed firmly to their shoulders. But that's about to change. In her next ... Read more...

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Self-help groups enabling Punjabs rural women gain self-reliance


March 12th, 2009 - 10:19 pm ICT by ANI
By Avtar Gill Muktsar (Punjab), Mar 12 (ANI): A large number of women in Punjab are becoming self-reliant with the help of Self-help groups (SHGs) operational under the Swarnajayanti Gram Swarozagar Yojana ... Read more...

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Most of Poland’’s Catholic priests ”want an end to celibacy”


February 24th, 2009 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb. 24 (ANI): In a major blow to Polands reputation as a champion of traditional Roman Catholic values, a majority of the country''s Catholic priests favor an end to celibacy, ... Read more...

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Rehabilitation home for women in Himachal Pradesh


January 27th, 2009 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
By Hemant Chauhan Mashobra (HP), Jan 27 (ANI): A rehabilitation home for neglected women has been set up by the Department of Welfare and Social Justice of Himachal Pradesh State Government. Thanks to ... Read more...

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Barbers demand ban on belittling of vocations in movies


September 2nd, 2008 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 1 (IANS) An organisation of hair stylists in Tamil Nadu Monday launched a protest with the Censor Board demanding a ban on depiction of members of any profession in poor ... Read more...

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25 complain of blindness after cataract surgery


August 24th, 2008 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 24 (IANS) Relatives of at least 25 people who complained of blindness after a cataract surgery at a private hospital blocked traffic at Perambalur in Tamil Nadu Sunday, the police ... Read more...

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When Rajasthans former sanitary workers walked the ramp in New York


July 6th, 2008 - 9:37 pm ICT by ANI
By Pankaj ChoudharyNew York, July 6 (ANI): It was a moment of inexplicable joy and pride for the 36 women, formerly engaged in sanitary works like carrying night soil in Rajathans ... Read more...

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Government concerned over fall in organised workforce: minister


March 15th, 2008 - 11:54 pm ICT by admin
Chennai, March 15 (IANS) The central government was concerned over the one percent fall in the number of workers in the organised sector, Minister of State for Labour Oscar Fernandes said here ... Read more...

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Nation wrote off its debt to farmers: Chidambaram


March 8th, 2008 - 7:24 pm ICT by admin
Kundrakudi (Tamil Nadu), March 8 (IANS) The fear of losing farmers to other vocations was one of the underlying factors that prompted the central government to waive Rs.600 billion ($15 billion) worth ... Read more...

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Madrassas in Uttar Pradesh blend religious teachings with modern curriculum


February 9th, 2008 - 3:17 pm ICT by admin
By Vipul Goel Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 9 (ANI): In an attempt to break-free of the mould of being merely Islamic schools teaching theology, madrassas in Uttar Pradesh have revamped their curriculum to ... Read more...

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Sex workers in Guwahati form self-help groups


February 8th, 2008 - 11:36 pm ICT by admin
By Peter Alex Todd Guwahati, Feb.8 (ANI): Sex workers in Guwahati have formed self-help groups under the aegis of an organisation named Sakhi (a friend) that enables them to be self-reliant by engaging ... Read more...

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