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  • Aamir Khan: My kids think 'PK' is my best film till now December 12, 2014

    Mumbai: Aamir Khan's says his three-year-old son Azad has started calling him 'PK', the title of his upcoming film. The family had a screening of the Rajkumar Hirani movie recently here and they felt it's his "best film" till date. "I have good news, my family saw the film & loved...
  • Aamir Khan's daughter Ira organises charity football match July 21, 2014

    Mumbai: Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan's daughter Ira organised a celebrity football match to raise funds for an animal welfare shelter. The charity match was held Sunday here for PIGI Foundation, which will build an animal welfare shelter with the money. Nuzhat Khan, actor Imran Khan's mother and Ira's aunt, will look...
  • 'India in Love' is about dichotomy nature of love in the country April 22, 2014

    New Delhi: The time was just right for a book like this one, about love, sexuality and marriage in 21st century India. This is in the wake of Section 377 and other pre-conceived notions our country and society has about love, gender, sexuality and marriage. Ira Trivedi takes a close...
  • US: Woman wins part of Mega Millions lottery, to split $648 million December 19, 2013

    A 56yearold Georgia woman played numbers from family birth dates to win half of a nearrecord $648 million Mega Millions jackpot, but the buyer of a second winning ticket sold in California has yet to come forward, lottery officials said on Wednesday. Ira Curry purchased the ticket Friday at an Atlanta...
  • Aamir Khan: Would be happy if my daughter joins film industry December 14, 2013

    Mumbai: Actorproducer Aamir Khan would be happy if his daughter Ira joins Bollywood, but says he has no intention of imposing his decision on his children. "I would love that, but I have no idea. I don't ask them," Aamir told IANS when asked would he be okay if his daughter...
  • Reena has done great job with Junaid, Ira: Kiran Rao December 12, 2013

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Kiran Rao, who is a handson mom to her son Azad, is all praise for her husband Aamir Khan's exwife Reena's parenting skills. Aamir and Reena together have two children son Junaid and daughter Ira, with whom even Kiran shares an amicable relationship. "Reena is just wonderful and she...
  • Aamir Khan's daughter Ira wears a saree for dad's Diwali party November 4, 2013

    Ira Khan, Aamir Khan's daughter looked beautiful in a greeen silk saree at the actor's Diwali party. All of 16 years, the pretty girl is usually seen in western outfits. Reportedly a tom boy, Miss Khan came dressed in a traditional attire along with her brother Junaid for the party....
  • Delhi: Team of doctors helps those in need through mobile clinic November 4, 2013

    New Delhi: A team of doctors in Delhi headed by Reeta Devi have been making sure that those in need get medical care, with their mobile clinic. On a busy day, Reeta Devi and her team of doctors went to Sarai Khaleel in Old Delhi to offer free medical care...
  • Iran's parliament disqualifies Hassan Rouhani's cabinet candidates August 16, 2013

    Iran's conservativedominated parliament on Thursday did not give votes of confidence to three candidates of President Hassan Rouhani's 18member cabinet, Xinhua reported. MohammadAli Najafi, candidate for education ministry, and Jafar MiliMonfared, candidate for ministry of science, research and technology, did not receive the approval of Iranian legislators. This is mainly because...
  • I'll do a serious role for the first time in 'Zaalim Dilli': Divyendu June 15, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Divyendu Sharma followed up the success of comedy entertainer 'Pyaar Ka Punchnama' with another comic project 'Chashme Baddoor'. He is now ready for some seriousness in his next movie 'Zaalim Dilli'. "I don't want to do cliched roles. I want to do something different. In this film ('Zaalim Dilli'),...
  • 'Zaalim Dilli' has no critical agenda: Ira Dubey June 4, 2013

    Mumbai: Bollywood actress Ira Dubey says Japinder Kaur Baweja directed 'Zaalim Dilli' is a lighthearted film and has no social message. Although 'Zaalim Dilli' is based in Delhi, which is in the news for rising crime against women, the film has romance, heart break and action. "It is a lighthearted film. It...
  • Honey Singh to feature in a song in 'Zaalim Dilli' May 21, 2013

    Mumbai: For the first time, Indian rappermusic producer Honey Singh will be seen singing on the big screen in a song in 'Zaalim Dilli'. The film's director Japinder Kaur says it is a "dance number and it's a situational song". "This is for the first time that Honey Singh will feature in...
  • WishTel Ira Capsule: A convertible tabletlaptop launched at Rs 16,000 March 28, 2013

    New Delhi: Wishtel has launched a convertible tablet laptop named "IRA Capsule". It has a 10.1inch LED multitouch capacitive touchscreen with a resolution of 1024x786 pixels, and runs Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. The device is powered by a 1.6GHz dualcore processor and 1 GB RAM. The device has a 8000 mAh...
  • Wishtel launches Pink tablet PC for girls at Rs 5,499 January 14, 2013

    New Delhi: WishTel has now come up with the Ira Thing 2 tablet in pink colour. The tablet is priced at Rs 5,499. The tablet PC is said to be packed with a spate of ladiestargeted apps. The 7inch, multitouch capacitive tablet runs Android 4.0 (Icecream sandwich) and is powered by...
  • BSNL, WishTel to launch Ira Icon 3G tablet on Oct 1 September 29, 2012

    New Delhi: WishTel, a manufacturer of Tablet PCs, Netbooks and mobility solutions, in association with BSNL, will be announcing the launch of a new tablet PC, the Ira Icon, on October 1. The Ira Icon features a 7inch TFT LCD capacitive multi touchscreen. It has a resolution of 800x480 pixels. The...
  • 'Sahasra' to be wrapped up by November, 2012 September 19, 2012

    Krishnudu, Rajeev Kanakala and Shafi will be seen in an interesting roles in 'Sahasra', a suspense thriller. Sri Ira, a Tamil actress, will be seen in the role of a medico. While Shafi as a villain and Rajeev is playing a local zamindar. Talking about the movie, director Vishal Kandukuri says...
  • WishTel launches Ira Comet HD tablet at Rs 9,999 August 29, 2012

    New Delhi: WishTel has announced the launch of a new tablet Ira Comet HD which has a 10.1inch TFT LED multitouch capacitive touchscreen. Priced at Rs 9,999, the WishTel Ira Comet HD runs Android 4.0 (Icecream sandwich) and is powered by 1.2 GHz processor with 1 GB RAM. ...
  • Wishtel launches Ira Thing 2 tablet at Rs 6,500 July 12, 2012

    New Delhi: WishTel has announced the launch of its new tablet the Ira Thing 2. The tablet has a 7inch, multitouch capacitive screen and runs Android 4.0 (Ice Cream sandwich) operating system. It is powered by a 1.5GHz processor, and has 512MB RAM. The Ira Thing 2 is available...
  • UPSC exams: Indian Railway Accounts Service (IRAS) July 10, 2012

    The Indian Railway Accounts Services (IRAS) was formed in the year 1929. IRAS is one of the Group A Central Civil Service of India. The cadre controlling authority for IRAS is the Executive Director. Cadre size: 500 posts (direct recruitment: 50%, promotion: 50%). Organization of Department The Finance and Accounts functions are integrated...
  • Britain's queen shakes hands with exIRA chief June 27, 2012

    Belfast: Britain's Queen Elizabeth shook the hand of former IRA guerrilla commander Martin McGuinness for the first time on Wednesday, drawing a line under a conflict that cost the lives of thousands of soldiers and civilians, including that of her cousin. The meeting with McGuinness, who is now the deputy first...
  • Noted poet, Booker judge on DSC literature prize panel April 21, 2012

    New Delhi: The DSC Prize for South Asian Literature Friday announced the induction of five new members to its advisory committee for the 2013 and 2014 editions of the $50,000 prize. In a statement, the DSC Group said noted Indian poet Arvind Krishna Mehrotra, Booker Prize jury member Alastair Niven, author...
  • Girl with Down syndrome a swimming champion November 21, 2011

    Bhopal: A 12year old swimming champion from Bhopal, Ira Parihar, has accomplished what most swimmers have not even attempted, despite suffering from Down syndrome. Ira Parihar has been swimming since she was 3year old. At the age of 8 she crossed the breadth of Bhopal's Historic Upper Lake. This is...
  • British Army defuse bomb planted by IRA dissidents June 19, 2010

    Dublin: British Army experts defused a 300pound bomb left by Irish Republican Army dissidents in a van outside the police station in a Northern Ireland border village on Friday, police said. IRA dissidents, opposed to Northern Ireland's 1998 peace accord and the CatholicProtestant government it spawned, have planted a string of...
  • Gadaffi to compensate IRA victims: report June 14, 2010

    London: In a goodwill gesture, Libyan leader Muammar Gadaffi is to pay up to 2 billion pounds to victims of Irish terrorism for his role in supplying shiploads of deadly plastic explosives to the IRA, a leading British newspaper reported today. About 800 million pounds will go directly to victims of...
  • Lilette Dubey dons director's hat for The Wedding Album September 18, 2009

    London: When you have Girish Karnad as the writer, Lilette Dubey as the director and wedding as the theme, it's bound to be a class act. The Wedding Album, a comedy satire, is Lilette Dubey's 24th theatrical production. After premiering in Mumbai last year, the play is currently on a...
  • Book on Muslim culture released in Hindi cinema July 14, 2009

    New Delhi: A book on the depiction of Musim culture in Hindi cinema from the 1930s, coauthored by an Indian professor and the Head of Cinema Studies at New York University, was released in the city on Saturday. The Islamicate Cultures of Bombay Cinema was written over a period of almost...
  • BBC mentions Michael Jackson with IRA, Jacko upset March 20, 2009

    London: Pop legend Michael Jackson has reportedly demanded an apology from the BBC after two of its comedians compared him to the Irish Republican Army (IRA). British funnymen Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis likened the singer to the organisation on BBC Radio 4s The Now Show" on March 13 saying, "(We)...
  • Prince William security beefed up over IRA attack fear March 17, 2009

    New Delhi: The security cover for Britain's Princes, William and Harry has allegedly been stepped up. This enhancement has taken place over fears that Irish Republican Army (IRA) terrorists are plotting to kill them. Scotland Yard fears that the Princes, who are officers in the British Army, are prize targets...
  • Suspected IRA dissidents shoot British soldiers March 9, 2009

    Belfast: British Prime Gordon Brown was in Northern Ireland on Monday to meet with soldiers, police and political leaders following the first deadly attack on security forces there in 12 years. Brown planned to meet with troops at the Massereene army barracks in Antrim, west of Belfast, where two soldiers were...