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Lahore is Delhi 50 years ago: Mira Nair


April 16th, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 16 (IANS) Internationally acclaimed filmmaker Mira Nair, who managed to shoot a part of her next project "The Reluctant Fundamentalist" in Lahore, Pakistan, says the city, though unsafe ... Read more...

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Sans traffic lights, chaos on Jammu, Srinagar roads (Letter from Kashmir)


December 30th, 2011 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Dec 30 (IANS) This is one old world charm that the two capitals of Jammu and Kashmir can do without. Despite an increasing number of vehicles, Jammu and Srinagar ... Read more...

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Deepika Govind’s new designs mix style, power


November 15th, 2011 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) Inspired by Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen's play "A Doll's House", designer Deepika Govind's new collection is a combination of fearless and delicate substance for modern ... Read more...

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Uphold ban on horse-drawn carriages, says PETA


September 23rd, 2011 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Animal rights organisation People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) Friday urged the municipal commissioner of Delhi to uphold a ban on horse-drawn carriages ... Read more...

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Celebrating life as a picnic in scenic Kashmir (Feature, With Images)


August 23rd, 2011 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 23 (IANS) A picnic basket, children playing cricket while elders watch indulgently and, in the backdrop, rolling hills and a gurgling stream. The idyllic scene may seem an ... Read more...

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Sonam Kapoor dazzles at Manish Malhotra’s show


July 25th, 2011 - 3:18 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor dazzled Sunday night as she walked the ramp in noted fashion designer Manish Malhotra's couture show as a surprise showstopper on ... Read more...

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Close battles in the offing in National Billiards and Snooker


July 17th, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 17 (IANS) The National Billiards and Snooker championships return to Chennai after a five-year break with a bouquet of categories that include sub-junior, juniors, women and men as ... Read more...

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Priyanka’s old world charm in Kunal Kohli’s next (With Images)


May 27th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) It seems actress Priyanka Chopra is set to create the old world charm with her looks in Kunal Kohli's yet-untitled next.A picture of the ... Read more...

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‘Love You…Mr Kalakaar’ lovable old-fashioned romance (IANS Movie Review)


May 15th, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Love You… Mr Kalakaar"; Cast: Tusshar Kapoor, Amrita Rao, Ram Kapoor, Madhoo; Director: S Manasvi; Rating; ***Tch tch. Boy is an artiste. He is humble, generous, kind and compassionate. But ... Read more...

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Battle for Bengal: Mamata juggernaut rolls out


April 7th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 7 (IANS) She waves at the crowds, shakes hands with the people and greets them either with a namaskar or an adab - depending on whether she ... Read more...

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Fashion Weeks A Dime A Dozen Spoilt The Fun?


December 24th, 2010 - 12:45 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Fashion weeks in India till a few years ago were quite a novelty and to attend such an event was considered quite an opportunity with all fashion followers waiting to catch ... Read more...

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For business, VAT 69 bottle gets new curves!


November 23rd, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin Chandigarh, Nov 23 (IANS) It's the old VAT 69 in a new bottle. The premium drinks brand has got into a new shape - with more curves - to take ... Read more...

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Step into an InfoCafe - a coffee cafe with new age facility (With Image)


October 13th, 2010 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipali Issar New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) A cafe with a delectable difference - that not only brews steaming coffee but also offers unique 'Brand Delhi' chocolates. It doesn't stop there. The ... Read more...

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Hrithik, Ash set to create magic again with ‘Guzaarish’


September 23rd, 2010 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) The crackling screen chemistry between Hrithik Roshan and Aishwarya Rai was evident once again in Sanjay Leela Bhansaali's "Guzaarish", the first look of which was revealed here ... Read more...

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My collection was put together by my son: Ritu Kumar


September 19th, 2010 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) Celebrated designer Ritu Kumar, who recreated an old world charm with her collection in the penultimate show of the Lakme Fasion Week (LFW), says her offering reflected more ... Read more...

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Dimple’s look in ‘Tum Milo…’ styled by late sister (With Images)


March 22nd, 2010 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) Short, grey hair, stringed glasses and frocks picked up from the streets... Dimple Kapadia goes de-glam for her role as a Parsi woman in "Tum Milo ... Read more...

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Strumming heartstrings!


December 2nd, 2009 - 6:48 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The man who brings to life myriad instruments with his magical fingers and the woman instrumental in making the musical journey of his life melodious, came together in a unique concert ... Read more...

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Malaysia’s Little India gears up for Deepavali


September 29th, 2009 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
George Town, Sep. 29 (ANI): With only three weeks remaining, 'Deepavali' preparations are going on in full swing in Malaysia's 'Little India'.Colourful banners proclaiming "Deepavali sales" are strung across the streets ... Read more...

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The enduring charm of a family-run Durga Puja in London


September 27th, 2009 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, Sep 27 (IANS) Amid a growing number of well-funded and gigantic corporate-style Durga Puja celebrations in London, there's one that stands out for its smallness.The 'Nirmal Mukherjee and ... Read more...

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With ‘Juliaji’ in Pataudi Palace, public out till Oct 10


September 23rd, 2009 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Radhika Bhirani Pataudi (Haryana), Sep 23 (IANS) Right now you can go anywhere for a weekend getaway, but the 20th century Pataudi Palace here. The heritage hotel has a high profile occupant ... Read more...

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Majuli goes back in time - for World Heritage status


September 20th, 2009 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
By Azera Rahman Majuli (Assam), Sep 20 (IANS) Stone bridges based on ancient architectural techniques might just be Majuli's stepping stone to the World Heritage Site tag. Or so the Assam government is ... Read more...

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Classical Music loses its star in Gangubai Hangal


July 21st, 2009 - 11:29 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Amjad Ali Khan mourns the loss of Gangubai Hangal, he says, "It is indeed a very sad moment for the world of Indian classical music to have lost one of its ... Read more...

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Italy invites Bollywood to shoot movies at exotic locales


June 12th, 2009 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Radhika Bhirani Macau, June 12 (IANS) Rome, Milan, Florence and Venice - with locales as exotic as these, the Italian tourism board is trying to woo Bollywood filmmakers here at the ... Read more...

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Buddhadeb and Mamata: The twain seldom meet


May 14th, 2009 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
By Sirshendu Panth Kolkata, May 14 (IANS) He is from a famous middle class family of North Kolkata, an area known for its old world charm. She has been born and brought up ... Read more...

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Firangi Paani Rest-O-Pub introduces Live Rock Band performances


April 3rd, 2009 - 5:03 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
One of the most happening pubs of the Mumbai Suburbs, Firangi Paani Rest-O-Pub introduced Live Rock Band performances for every Thursday on Thursday April 2nd late evening with the live performance ... Read more...

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Care for your heritage, urges Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra


March 9th, 2009 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) Bollywood filmmaker Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, who is associated with the tourism ministry's 'Atithi Devo Bhavah' campaign, Monday urged Indians to uphold and preserve the culture, tradition and ... Read more...

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Delhi’s colonial Town Hall to become a museum


January 27th, 2009 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) Tourists will soon be able to savour the old world charm when the 142-year-old Victorian style Town Hall that at present houses the municipal corporation's head office ... Read more...

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Cats scare the wits out of Vidya Balan (Snippets)


December 19th, 2008 - 9:00 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) If there's one thing that sends shivers down actress Vidya Balan's spine, it's a cat."If there is a cat on the sets, Vidya drives the whole unit ... Read more...

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Taj devastation chars Mumbaikars’ memories, saddens tourists (Repeating for all needing)


November 30th, 2008 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) The sight of fire leaping out of Taj hotel and its gutted rooms - as terrorists ravaged the grand heritage building in Mumbai - made Anilbhai Bhatt, 65, ... Read more...

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Indian Railways dedicates Kalka-Shimla rail track to nation


November 9th, 2008 - 8:08 pm ICT by ANI
!-- NO IMAGE --Kalka (Haryana), Nov 9 (ANI): Indian Railways dedicated the Kalka-Shimla railway line to the nation as world heritage track after being declared by United Nations Educational, Scientific and ... Read more...

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Anxiety in Bangalore a day after terror blasts


July 26th, 2008 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 26 (IANS) India's IT hub was back in business Saturday, a day after eight serial blasts hit the city killing one woman and injuring seven people. But concern over the ... Read more...

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Guess which place Lithuanians would love to visit? Goa!


July 6th, 2008 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Azera Rahman Vilnius (Lithuania), July 6 (IANS) Suddenly a lot of people from this tiny Baltic state of Lithuania want to visit India, the prime attraction for them being Goa, with its ... Read more...

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U.K’s luxury cruise ‘Queen Victoria’ touches Indian shores


March 26th, 2008 - 8:13 pm ICT by admin
By Juhan Samuel Kochi, Mar 26 (ANI): Kochi played host to the U.K's luxury cruise 'Queen Victoria' on Wednesday, giving a fitting welcome to the majestic ship. 'Queen Victoria', which is on a ... Read more...

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Opulent Indian styles set the ramp on fire at Wills India Fashion Week


March 14th, 2008 - 4:04 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Mar 14 (ANI): Designer Tarun Tahiliani's show revoked an old world charm, as models walked the ramp demurely to the accompaniment of a popular yesteryear Bollywood number on the ... Read more...

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