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2006-01-10 03:10:06

MUMBAI (Reuters) - A new Bollywood film has cast dozens of Mumbai's famed bar dancers, raising hopes among them of a career in cinema after being banned from working in bars and pubs. In August, authorities of Maharastra state, of which Mumbai is the capital, closed down dance bars, saying they corrupt young men and breed crime and prostitution in India's financial and entertainment hub. After the ban, many dancers went away to other states to find work, many more reportedly entered...

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  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.