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Woman power at London Games (Olympic diary)


August 7th, 2012 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, August 7 (IANS) From being non-existent at the first modern Olympics to being nearly half of the total competitors in current edition, women athletes have come a long way ... Read more...

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Shoojit Sircar explores woman power in docu-feature


June 15th, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Following the success of "Vicky Donor", director Shoojit Sircar helmed a docu-feature "She Can, You Can", highlighting the work of two women who attempted to ... Read more...

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Woman power: Tribals stall eco-tourism project in Odisha


June 3rd, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Baripada (Odisha), June 3 (IANS) A group of tribal women in Odisha's Mayurbhanj district have taken authorities head on and stopped an eco-tourism project that was coming up in ... Read more...

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Big B becomes Rana’s Hindi tutor! (Movie Snippets)


May 7th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 7 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who is extremely fluent in spoken and written Hindi, offered to help southern actor Rana Daggubati with the language during the shooting ... Read more...

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Woman power still far cry in Indian filmdom (March 8 is International Women’s Day)


March 7th, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) Has Vidya Balan's success story enhanced the status of Bollywood women from a hero's sidekick to centrepiece? Very few filmmakers are spinning woman-centric scripts ... Read more...

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Bollywood woman power: Vidya, Ekta carry the baton


December 9th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) Head-turners, showpieces and glamour girls are some of the common descriptions used for actresses in male-dominated Hindi filmdom. But feisty producer Ekta Kapoor and ... Read more...

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Nudity symbolises woman power in ‘Rang Rasiya’: Nandana Sen


November 17th, 2011 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 17 (IANS) Actress Nandana Sen feels nudity portrayed by her in the film "Rang Rasiya" symbolises woman power."Nudity can be depicted in two ways - when you present ... Read more...

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Priyanka salutes woman power of music industry


September 23rd, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Sep 23 (IANS) Priyanka Chopra set the stage on fire as she paid a tribute to popular Indian female singers like Kavita Krishnamurthy, Rekha Bhardwaj, Sunidhi Chauhan and ... Read more...

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‘Tagore’s works finding pan Indian voice now’ (With Images)


August 12th, 2011 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) After years of cultural confinement in Bengal, Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore's dance ballets and other works are finding a pan-Indian voice, says eminent Odissi danseuse ... Read more...

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Greens lampoon reds in virtual West Bengal


May 22nd, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 22 (IANS) From morphed photos to wacky text messages, from jokes to witty e-mails, West Bengal's Gen-Next is busy post-polls, exploring the lighter side of politics that ... Read more...

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Preity Zinta, Zeenat Aman to celebrate woman power in Dubai


April 6th, 2011 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Apr 6 (ANI): Reel-life heroines Preity Zinta and Zeenat Aman will rub shoulders with real-life achievers, including Dubai-based entrepreneur Sarah Belhasa and fashion designer Aiisha Ramadan, to celebrate woman power ... Read more...

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A salute to womanhood through art


March 26th, 2011 - 10:15 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) It's a panoramic take on women's empowerment. With 361 creative works spread across the 11 gallery spaces of the Art Mall premises in New Delhi, ... Read more...

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Women superior to men, tweet Bollywood stars


March 8th, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) Male Bollywood stars like Anupam Kher, Abhishek Bachchan and Vivek Oberoi admit that women are superior to men, while female actors like Shabana Azmi ... Read more...

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Woman power: MPs get dose of Speaker Meira Kumar’s anger


March 8th, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) She is often heard pleading for order in the Lok Sabha in her soft voice, but Tuesday - when the world celebrated International Women's ... Read more...

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Sonia compensates for low woman power! (Plenary Snippets)


December 19th, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) Though Congress president Sonia Gandhi repeatedly emphasises her commitment to 33 percent reservation for women in the Lok Sabha, it was hardly reflected at the party ... Read more...

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Women power calls the shot at Mumbai film fest forum


October 24th, 2010 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
By Satyen K. Bordoloi Mumbai, Oct 24 (IANS) When asked if Indian women filmmakers need government subsidies like in Sweden, eight emerging women directors in a unison replied "No", with an ... Read more...

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Woman Power Behind Akshay Kumar’s Success


October 15th, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 15, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Akshay Kumar is the original action hunk and of B town and has had one of the most fruitful and successful careers in tinsel town, considering that ... Read more...

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Maria Goretti drapes sari for Payal Singhal’s LFW show


September 20th, 2010 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Designer Payal Singhal's show on the fourth day of the Lakme Fashion Week (LFW) was high on woman power with celebrities like ex-VJ Maria Goretti, actress Tejaswini Kolhapure ... Read more...

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Janmashtami Special Celebrations On SAB TV


September 1st, 2010 - 9:00 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 1, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The popular SAB TV guarantees to make "Janmashtami' celebrations a charming watch for the viewers from across the nation. Shows like "Papad Pol', "Taarak Mehta ... Read more...

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Women celebrities throng Amrapali’s show at IIJW


August 20th, 2010 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) Designer jewellery brand Amrapali's show at the India International Jewellery Week (IIJW) Thursday was high on woman power with many female celebrities turning up and the show ... Read more...

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Woman power in Bollywood: ‘Aisha’ proves a point


July 24th, 2010 - 8:43 am ICT by IANS
By Radhika Bhirani New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Producer, director, screenplay writer, lead actor..."Aisha" is one of those rare Bollywood projects where women seem to have called the shots for every little thing.And ... Read more...

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Naxal ‘Woman Power’ In Red Alert


July 7th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 7, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Red Alert-The War Within, slated for release this Friday, reveals an unusual angle in the Naxalite fold...the power of women. Toplining Sameera Reddy, Bhagyashree, Seema ... Read more...

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Woman power to the fore at foreign office (Capital Buzz)


May 23rd, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Women have not only broken the proverbial glass ceiling at the foreign office, but have shattered it. So much so that Secretary (West) Vivek Katju finds ... Read more...

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Viva La Woman Power


April 2nd, 2010 - 6:44 pm ICT by admin
By Shobha Shukla – CNS It had to take the grit and determination of a woman (nay two women) to bring to books the culprits in an honour killing of a young married ... Read more...

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Modernity a far cry for women on small screen (March 8 is International Women’s Day)


March 6th, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Radhika Bhirani New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) Independent and bold women characters are no more taboo in films, but one wonders why television serials have failed to come of age as ... Read more...

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Karthik Calling Karthik team in Music Ka Maha Muqabla


February 17th, 2010 - 9:13 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
February 17, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): "Music Ka Maha Muqabla' by Saibaba Telefilms in its semi finals now seem to be going tougher by the day with every progressive episode. ... Read more...

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52nd Grammy Awards Held On Sunday Night


February 1st, 2010 - 9:01 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Los Angeles, Feb 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The much anticipated 52nd Annual Grammy Awards ceremony was held at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Sunday night and like every year ... Read more...

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PT Usha asked to share room, probe ordered


October 6th, 2009 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Oct 6 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh Government has ordered a probe into the alleged denial of separate accommodation to sprint queen P.T. Usha during the 49th National Open Athletics Championships, though ... Read more...

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Girls can and will be stronger than boys: Priyanka Chopra


August 4th, 2009 - 1:35 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Priyanka Chopra, one of the top actresses of Hindi Film Industry talks about the importance of educating the girl child, female infanticide and foeticide. The actress also mentioned about the great ... Read more...

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Clinton makes fashion statement with red business suit


July 18th, 2009 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 18 (IANS) Looking radiant in a bright red business suit teamed with a similarly coloured double-layered choker, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was woman power personified at her breakfast ... Read more...

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Woman power pulls Orissa’s chariots of gods


June 26th, 2009 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
By Byomakesh Biswal Baripada (Orissa), June 26 (IANS) It's a tug of equality. For women in the small town of Baripada that has come alive during the Jagannath rath yatra, pulling the chariot ... Read more...

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Women bag top three positions in civil services exam (Lead)


May 4th, 2009 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) It was woman power all the way in the civil services (main) examination 2008, as they took the top three positions in one of the toughest competitive ... Read more...

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Women MPs number yet to touch 50 in Lok Sabha


March 20th, 2009 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) So much for woman power. The number of women MPs in India's 545-member Lok Sabha has never touched 50, the Election Commission said Friday. "The nearest when women ... Read more...

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Explosion of woman power (Weekly Art Column, Rainbow Palette, With Images)


March 13th, 2009 - 11:25 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) It was an explosion of art for women and mostly by women at the Art Mall, one of the country's biggest display spaces in the ... Read more...

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