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Women’s group protests in Kashmir over Assam, Myanmar


August 17th, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 17 (IANS) Activists of women's separatist group Dukhtaran-e-Milat (Daughters of Faith) in Jammu and Kashmir Friday staged a protest against alleged massacre of Muslims in Myanmar.Asiya Andrabi, who ... Read more...

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It’s crime to say man has no balls: Italian apex court


August 2nd, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) Italy's supreme court has ruled that it is a criminal offence to tell a man he has "no balls" because it hurts male pride.In a case ... Read more...

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‘Kyaa Super Kool Hain Hum’: Uncool show of tasteless humour, bad acting (IANS Hindi Film Review)


July 28th, 2012 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
Film: "Kyaa Super Kool Hain Hum"; Starring: Riteish Deshmukh, Tusshar Kapoor, Wonderdog Fakhru.Shatru.Sakruwhatever; Directed by: Sachin Yardi; Rating: Beyond RatingSach mein, boss. Kya super-kool film hai. There are these two ... Read more...

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Vulgarity in internet videos worries China


May 8th, 2012 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 8 (IANS) Violence and pornography have become common in internet videos in China.Certain video-sharing web sites have used violence and pornography as a gimmick to promote their self-produced ... Read more...

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Pakistani students seeking out ‘immoral’ books


November 28th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 28 (IANS) Students in Pakistan were least interested in reading knowledgeable books and shopkeepers, in order to earn a living, were forced to sell those that were "vulgar, ... Read more...

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Venezuelan composer doesn’t like vulgarity in music


November 24th, 2011 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Miami, Nov 24 (IANS/EFE) Venezuelan composer and music producer Adrian Pieragostino is launching "a pitched battle" from the console of his recording studio against vulgarity and give a beautiful, romantic ... Read more...

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I miss classical dance in today’s films: Hema Malini (Interview)


October 21st, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) She is a trained Bharatanatyam dancer and has wowed people with her dance moves. Little surprise then that actress and MP Hema Malini says ... Read more...

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Broadcasters will be consulted on new TV guidelines: Soni


October 10th, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) With the government's decision to recast policy guidelines for TV channels sparking outrage, Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni Monday assured broadcasters her ministry ... Read more...

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No sensationalism or vulgarity in ‘Mai Ka Laal’: Jaaved Jaaffery


June 10th, 2011 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) "Mai ka Laal" is a family show, says actor-comedian Jaaved Jaaffery, adding that the show will be dignified in contrast to some of the reality ... Read more...

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No vulgarity in nudity, says Poonam Pandey


April 12th, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 12 (IANS) There is no vulgarity in nudity, said Poonam Pandey, the model whose offer to go nude before Team India if they won the Cricket World ... Read more...

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Hindus ask India’s new film censor chair Leela Samson to curb vulgarity and violence


April 2nd, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), April 02 (ANI): Hindus have urged Leela Samson, the newly appointed chairperson of the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) of India, to halt the unnecessary violence and vulgarity ... Read more...

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Vulgar language upsets Bangladesh Speaker


March 21st, 2011 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 21 (IANS) Use of foul language in Bangladesh parliament by lawmakers has upset its speaker, who wonders if expunging them remains his sole task.Abdul Hamid Sunday decried the ... Read more...

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‘Savita Bhabi’ inspired ’sheetalbhabi.com’


March 16th, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 16 (IANS) This may be a first of its kind - forthcoming comedy "sheetalbhabi.com" is inspired by the banned porn site "Savita Bhabi" and the film's creative director ... Read more...

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Government to form watchdog to monitor TV content


March 15th, 2011 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) The government will constitute a panel headed by a retired judge to regulate television content in India, Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni said ... Read more...

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Bollywood songs, dances banned in Lahore theatres


February 16th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, Feb 16 (IANS) The performing arts council in Lahore has decided to ban all song and dance performances based on Indian films because of the presence of "vulgarity" in them and ... Read more...

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Hindu radical outfit protests against Valentine’s Day in Jammu and Kashmir


February 12th, 2011 - 9:20 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Feb 12(ANI): Activists of Shri Ram Sena, a radical Hindu outfit, on Saturday protested against the upcoming Valentine's Day in Jammu and Kashmir.The activists shouted anti-Valentine's Day slogans, and burnt greeting ... Read more...

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British-made movie ‘Slackistan’ banned in Pakistan


January 28th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 28 (ANI): A British-made movie 'Slackistan' has been banned in Pakistan due to its content.The movie, which is about young people living in Islamabad, has been banned because of ... Read more...

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Bihar cattle fair theatres lose licence for vulgar dances


December 8th, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Dec 8 (IANS) Vulgar dances by scantily-clad women named after Bollywood actresses forced the authorities to suspend the licences of theatres at the Sonepur cattle fair in Bihar.Saran district administration ... Read more...

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Gender bender? Mermaid sculpture losing its curves


November 26th, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Nov 27 (IANS) A mermaid sculpture on a Kerala campus is losing its curves to accusations of vulgarity - and that too levelled by a women's group. Never mind if it ... Read more...

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Excessive TV viewing causes aggression among kids: Survey


November 20th, 2010 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Children who watch television for more than 35 hours a week are at a risk of obesity and an aggressive and violent behaviour, a study revealed here ... Read more...

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Women’s commission wants TV content monitored


November 19th, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) The National Commission for Women (NCW) Friday demanded that amendments to the Prohibition of Indecent Representation of Women and Children Act be passed promptly so that there ... Read more...

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Kiwi Commissioner slams radio host for calling Governor-General ‘fat Indian man’


October 10th, 2010 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Oct 10 (ANI): A New Zealand radio host has been criticised by the Race Relations Commissioner, Joris de Bres.for calling Indian origin Governor-General Sir Anand Satyanand a "large, fat man" who ... Read more...

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Banned Books Week Starts In Chicago


September 26th, 2010 - 8:27 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Chicago, Sep 26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The annual Banned Books Week has been inaugurated by the American Library Association which allows the public to read the books that have either been ... Read more...

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Censor Board Gives A Certificate To Hello Darling


August 24th, 2010 - 12:21 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The Censor Board of India has given an "A' certificate to producer Ashok Ghai's upcoming movie Hello Darling. Debutant Manoj Tiwari has directed the movie under the banner Malpix Films.Hello Darling ... Read more...

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Is Rolling Stone’s ‘True Blood’ Cover Too Much Blood and Nudity?


August 18th, 2010 - 9:51 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Aug 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Back in 1999, the famous ‘Rolling Stone’ magazine featured a lingerie clad Brittany Spears, sitting by a Teletubbie, as people across the country protested the “end of ... Read more...

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Zafar Ali appeals to Zardari, Gilani to lift ban on people’s choice ‘Tere Bin Laden’


July 23rd, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, July 23 (ANI): Pakistani singer turned Bollywood actor Ali Zafar has appealed to President Asif Ali Zardari and Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani to lift the ban imposed on his ... Read more...

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China bans vulgar ads


July 8th, 2010 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 8 (IANS) Chinese authorities have issued new guidelines to curb the use of sex and vulgarity in advertisements of online video games. The culture ministry issued a notice Tuesday, asking officials ... Read more...

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China to ban vulgar game promotions online


July 7th, 2010 - 6:26 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 07 (ANI): China has urged intensified management of promotion tactics of online games to prevent vulgarity from being used to gain online subscribers.The Ministry of Culture told cultural administrative ... Read more...

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PDP leader sacked for vulgarity against Omar (Lead)


May 26th, 2010 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 26 (IANS) The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has expelled one of its leaders, A.K. Sawhney, for using vulgar language against Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah. But Sawhney claimed ... Read more...

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Andhra rights panel plans to ban kids’ ‘obscene’ shows


April 27th, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 27 (IANS) Taking a serious note of obscenity in reality shows for children on some television channels, Andhra Pradesh State Human Rights Commission Tuesday said it would take a decision ... Read more...

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No vulgarity in my bathing scene: Neetu Chandra


April 16th, 2010 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Actress Neetu Chandra doesn't like to be called a bold actress and says her much-in-news bathing scene in Jagmohan Mundhra's "Apartment" is not at all vulgar. "There is ... Read more...

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Hindus want urgent restructuring of India film Censor Board


March 22nd, 2010 - 3:32 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), March 22 (ANI): Hindus are asking for immediate restructuring of Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) of India because of continuous increase in the unnecessary vulgarity and violence in Indian ... Read more...

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Bajrang Dal activists booked for protest against beauty contest


February 8th, 2010 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 8 (IANS) Dozens of Bajrang Dal activists were Monday booked for violent protests against a beauty contest to be held in Orissa's Berhampur town, police said. The activists set posters on ... Read more...

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Bollywood enters Guinness Book of World Records for ‘Bhavnao Ko Samjho’


January 14th, 2010 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Jan 14 (ANI): Bollywood has entered the Guinness Book of World Records for a flick directed and produced by comedian Sunil Pal, titled 'Bhavnao Ko Samjho', for featuring 51 stand-up comedians.The ... Read more...

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Rural backdrops, reality shows rocked small screen (Flashback 2009)


December 21st, 2009 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
By Radhika Bhirani New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) Soap operas crowded the small screen, but it was "Balika Vadhu" and "Bandini" - serials with a rural backdrop - that were the big ... Read more...

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