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Fahim Ansari’s wife relieved at his acquittal


August 30th, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) Expressing relief over Fahim Ansari's acquittal in the 26/11 terror attack on Mumbai by the Supreme Court, his wife Yasmin Thursday said she was glad ... Read more...

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Innovative liver surgery saves 2-year-old Omani girl


July 4th, 2012 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) A two-year-old Omani girl suffering from acute liver failure was literally given a new slice of life by Chennai doctors through an innovative procedure ... Read more...

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Mother drowns baby in Norway as boyfriend watches on Skype


January 6th, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 6 (IANS) A Norwegian woman, separated from her Pakistani husband, drowned her one-year-old baby in a bucket while her boyfriend watched it live on Skype, a media report ... Read more...

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Mumbai NGO trains slum women in basic beauty course


November 28th, 2011 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 28 (IANS) In an attempt to empower urban slum women, the Light of Life Trust Monday gave out passing certificates to 18 women after they successfully completed a ... Read more...

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Mother, daughter found dead near rail track


November 22nd, 2011 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Nov 22 (IANS) The bodies of a mother and her two-and-a-half- year-old daughter were found near a railway track in the Sikandra area along the Agra-Delhi highway Tuesday, police ... Read more...

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Bangladeshi girl dumps groom for demanding dowry


November 16th, 2011 - 10:27 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Nov 16 (IANS) A Bangladeshi girl has created a sensation throughout the country after she dumped her bridegroom right at the wedding when her would-be parents-in-law demanded dowry.Farzana Yasmin ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Few Pakistan high court judges denotified


August 8th, 2011 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 8 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has denotified some judges of the Lahore and Sindh High Courts following a decision by Chief Justice Iftikhar ... Read more...

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Co-workers support key to longevity


August 5th, 2011 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) Employees buoyed up by their co-workers' support and goodwill tend to live longer and better."We spend most of our waking hours at work, and we don't ... Read more...

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Mayawati government refusing to cooperate with us: NCW


June 30th, 2011 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 30 (IANS) The National Commission for Women (NCW), led by panel acting chair Yasmin Abrar, Thursday accused the Uttar Pradesh government of refusing to cooperate with it ... Read more...

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Third generation contraceptive pills much riskier


April 22nd, 2011 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 22 (IANS) Tens of thousands of women should reconsider use of the so-called third generation contraceptive pill to reduce the risk of a potential blood clot. Women taking ... Read more...

Posted in World |

New contraceptive pills ‘likelier to double blood clot risk’


April 22nd, 2011 - 3:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 22 (ANI): A U.S. study has found that newer brands of contraceptive pill may increase more than double the risk of dangerous blood clots compared with older types.It is known ... Read more...

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Don’t force badminton dress code: Women’s panel


April 19th, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Reacting to a new rule that mandates skirts for female badminton players, the acting chairperson of the National Commission for Women (NCW) Tuesday said that ... Read more...

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Indian American creating crowd-sourced film on Egyptian revolution


February 25th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 25 (IANS) An Indian-American filmmaker and journalist is leading a project to create a "crowd-sourced interactive documentary" to tell the story of the Egyptian revolution with the same ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

26/11 attacks: Kasab may move Supreme Court against death sentence


February 21st, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Feb 21 (ANI): Farhana Shah, the lawyer of Ajmal Kasab, the lone surviving terrorist of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks, on Monday said his client has another chance to appeal against ... Read more...

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Malaysia’s Sisters of Islam tells party not to play Valentine’s Day moral police


February 10th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by ANI
Petaling Jaya (Malaysia), Feb.10 (ANI): The Sisters in Islam (SIS) has hit out at PAS Youth over its controversial plans to "check" sinful activities and play the moral police on Valentine's Day.The ... Read more...

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Surajkund fair, a major draw for art and craft lovers


February 9th, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
By Maryam YasminNew Delhi, Feb 9 (ANI): The 25th Surajkund Crafts Mela is proving to be major attraction for art and craft lovers, besides international tourists.Organised jointly by the Union Tourism Ministry ... Read more...

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Track Sopore girls’ killers speedily, says Chidambaram


February 4th, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 4 (IANS) Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram Friday demanded that the killers of two teenaged sisters in Jammu and Kashmir's Sopore town be speedily tracked down and given severe ... Read more...

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Lashkar behind killing of Kashmir sisters, Omar says shame (Lead)


February 1st, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 1 (IANS) Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) guerrillas gunned down two teenaged sisters after forcing them out of their home in the Jammu and Kashmir town of Sopore, triggering panic in the area, ... Read more...

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Militants kill two sisters in Kashmir, Omar condemns incident


February 1st, 2011 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 1 (IANS) Suspected guerrillas gunned down two teenaged sisters after forcing them out of their home in the Jammu and Kashmir town of Sopore, triggering panic in the area. Chief ... Read more...

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I’m fortunate to debut with ‘Dhobi Ghat’: Kirti Malhotra


January 23rd, 2011 - 9:47 am ICT by IANS
By Dibyojyoti Baksi Mumbai, Jan 23 (IANS) Her three-year long association with the Indian film industry as a costume designer never led her to face the camera, but Kirti Malhotra couldn't say ... Read more...

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Those who liked ‘Dhobi Ghat’ were my target audience: Kiran


January 22nd, 2011 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) Mixed reviews of "Dhobi Ghat" haven't upset director Kiran Rao and she believes those who liked the film are her target audience as she had always maintained ... Read more...

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Movie Review Of ‘Aaranya Kaandam’: A Predominantly Riveting Tamil Movie


January 21st, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Film: Aaranya KaandamDirector : Thiagarajan KumararajaProducer : SPB CharanCast : Ravi krishna , Sampath Raj , Jackie Shroff , Somaundaram, Yasmeen Ponnappa and OthersMusic Director :Yuvan Shankar RajaCinematographer : P ... Read more...

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‘Dhobi Ghat’ - a stunning debut (IANS Movie Review - Rating: **** 1/2)


January 21st, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
By Satyen K. Bordoloi Film: "Dhobi Ghat"; Cast: Aamir Khan, Prateik Babbar, Monica Dogra, Kriti Malhotra; Director: Kiran Rao; Rating: **** 1/2 Every year literally hundreds of thousands throng to the ... Read more...

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‘Dhobi Ghat’ Tells Story Of Four People From Extremely Diverse Backgrounds


January 18th, 2011 - 9:48 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
the much talked movie of 2011, has finally disclosed its storyline. It tells the story of four people, who have totally different backgrounds but their lives change when their worlds ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Dhobi Ghat’ displays Mumbai’s myriad colours (Movie Preview)


January 17th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Bollywood's Mr. Perfectionist is back. After taking the audiences by storm with the blockbuster "3 Idiots", Aamir Khan is returning to the screen with wife Kiran ... Read more...

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Dhobi Ghat: Kiran Rao Resorted To Facebook For Actress


January 15th, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Kiran Rao, the debutant director of Dhobi Ghat wanted a fresh face for her flick, a face that has not been exposed to the camera or on screen before, so ... Read more...

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‘Dhobi Ghat’ my personal tribute to Mumbai: Kiran Rao


January 10th, 2011 - 9:25 am ICT by IANS
By Dibyojyoti Baksi Mumbai, Jan 10 (IANS) Kolkata girl Kiran Rao, who moved here after finishing her masters in mass communication from Delhi's Jamia and found both love and a career, says ... Read more...

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It was intimidating to be around Aamir: Monica Dogra


January 3rd, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 3 (IANS) Newcomer Monica Dogra, who is making her debut with "Dhobi Ghat", says though her co-star Aamir Khan is a very down to earth person, she was intimidated ... Read more...

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Yasmin Ponnappa: Aaranya Kaandam Is Not An Arthouse Movie


December 21st, 2010 - 2:08 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Model turned actress Yasmin Ponnappa, whose debut Tamil film 'Aaranya Kaandam' has released last week, has become lucky with her first film itself. The movie got its world premiere in ... Read more...

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PML-N submits resolution against Taseer in Punjab Assembly over ‘vanishing act’


December 12th, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec 12 (ANI): The Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) has submitted a resolution in the Punjab Assembly against Punjab Governor Salman Taseer, for his alleged misconduct and violation of the Constitution.PML-N member ... Read more...

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Dhobi Ghat First Look Unveiled!


November 22nd, 2010 - 12:36 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Aamir Khan stayed away from the trailer launch of the film to make sure that the film remains as the center of attraction rather than anything else.The movie involves a very ... Read more...

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Drunk Brit Muslim woman admits racist tirade against police officer


November 20th, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 20(ANI): A 21-year-old Muslim woman, who had bombarded a police officer with abuses under the influence of alcohol, has appeared in a London court.Snaresbrook Crown Court was told that Yasmin ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Katrina Kaif To Play An Action Queen In Own Production!


November 18th, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
In a statement to the media, the actress confirms the fact saying that she had always wanted to play an action-oriented role, which she feels is very rarely offered to actresses ... Read more...

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Female Muslim journalist’s shock over ‘execution’ tweet


November 12th, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 12 (ANI): A female Muslim journalist in Britain has revealed that she is "incredibly upset" over a Twitter message calling for her to be stoned to death.Yasmin Alibhai-Brown, a newspaper ... Read more...

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PML-N female legislators hurl shoes, burn Musharraf’s picture at Punjab Assembly


October 6th, 2010 - 6:48 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct 6 (ANI): Enraged by former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf's remarks against their leader Nawaz Sharif, four Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) female legislators hurled shoes at a picture of the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

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