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Male weightlifters do better after watching porn


August 20th, 2012 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 20 (IANS) Male weightlifters can lift heavier objects after watching erotic videos, a study has found.Scientists showed different types of video clips to male athletes and then studied ... Read more...

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Saldana to play singer Nina Simone


August 17th, 2012 - 4:03 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 17 (IANS) "Avatar" actress Zoe Saldana has joined the cast of "Nina", a biopic on iconic singer Nina Simone. She will play the lead role.Actor David Oyelowo ... Read more...

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Gaurang wins best designer award


August 14th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 14 (IANS) Hyderabad-based fashion sesigner Gaurang Shah has won the best designer award for utilization of Indian weaves and craftsmanship at the Lakme Fashion Week in Mumbai.The designer ... Read more...

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Anushka Sharma mum on ‘Bombay Velvet’


August 8th, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 8 (IANS) Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma says she is looking forward to working with director Anurag Kashyap, but is not willing to talk about whether she is ... Read more...

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Archana Kochhar gives retro twist to digital prints


August 7th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 7 (IANS) Ace designer Archana Kochhar brought a zeal of freshness with retro-themed digital prints and actress Sameera Reddy added glamour to it by walking the ramp Tuesday ... Read more...

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Snoop Dogg needs weed for inspiration


August 6th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) Singer Snoop Dogg needs a lot of weed and other things around to set the right ambience for him to write new tracks.The rapper is currently ... Read more...

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I am lonely: Mumtaz (Interview)


July 30th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 30 (IANS) Mumtaz, the heartthrob of millions in the 1960s and 1970s, turns 65 Tuesday and says she has no complaints from life except for loneliness."After I ... Read more...

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Malayalam film industry mourns Rajesh Khanna’s death


July 18th, 2012 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 18 (IANS) The Malayalam film industry mourned the death of Bollywood's first superstar Rajesh Khanna who passed away Wednesday in Mumbai after prolonged illness.Mourning the death of ... Read more...

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Dara Singh still critical, undergoes dialysis


July 9th, 2012 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 9 (IANS) Wrestler-actor Dara Singh continues to be very critical and is now undergoing dialysis, a doctor said here Monday.The 84-year-old was taken to the Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani ... Read more...

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Dara Singh remains critical


July 8th, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 8 (IANS) Wrestling champion and veteran Bollywood actor Dara Singh remains critical, a doctor said Sunday.Dara Singh, 84, was taken to the hospital Saturday following a severe cardiac ... Read more...

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Nicole Richie, a mood dresser


July 8th, 2012 - 4:52 am ICT by IANS
London, July 8 (IANS) Her socialite life demands Nicole Richie to wear different looks everyday, but she says she is an "emotional dresser" and dresses only according to her ... Read more...

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‘…Milkha Bhaag’ shooting to resume after summer break


July 6th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) As north India has been reeling under scorching heat, producer-director Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra has decided to halt the shooting of "Bhaag Milkha Bhaag" saying that ... Read more...

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‘Bombay Velvet’ on cards, waiting for right time: Kashyap


June 15th, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap's plans to make "Bombay Velvet" with Ranbir Kapoor have been put on hold as his brother Abhinav has signed the actor for ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu parties demand cartoon’s removal from textbook (Second Lead)


June 13th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 13 (IANS) A cartoon lampooning the anti-Hindi agitation that rocked Tamil Nadu in 1965 has united the political parties in the state to demand its removal from the ... Read more...

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Kunal Kohli apes late Vijay Anand’s style in ‘Uff’


June 6th, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 6 (IANS) Director Kunal Kohli has revealed that he has tried to ape late filmmaker Vijay Anand's style while shooting the song "Uff" for his forthcoming film ... Read more...

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‘Teri Meri…’ pays tribute to 1960s movie legends


May 29th, 2012 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 29 (IANS) Actor Shahid Kapoor, who plays a struggling musician of the 1960s in his forthcoming film "Teri Meri Kahaani," says that portion is inspired by the ... Read more...

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500 body parts kept by British cops even after probe


May 21st, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 21 (IANS) Police departments in Britain retained at least 492 human body parts, including brains, hearts and limbs, even after investigations were over, without telling the families of ... Read more...

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Small screen’s ‘Madhubala’ has no Bollywood plans (With Images)


May 21st, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) She is set to portray a Bollywood diva on the small screen, but Drashti Dhami, the lead actress of forthcoming show "Madhubala... Ek Ishq, Ek ... Read more...

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Lata Mangeshkar joins Javed Akhtar’s fight for copyright


May 20th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 20 (IANS) Bollywood's Nightingale Lata Mangeshkar says she is totally with Javed Akhtar in his fight to secure royalty rights for singers and lyricists."I'm a 110 percent with ... Read more...

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Fighter jet crashes in Pakistan


May 11th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 11 (IANS) A fighter jet of the Pakistan Air Force crashed near Karachi Friday but the pilot managed to eject safely, a media report said.The France-made Mirage 5 ... Read more...

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11 Turkish generals held for 1997 coup


May 10th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Ankara, May 10 (IANS) Police in Turkey Thursday detained 11 army generals - four retired and seven in service - for their alleged involvement in a coup in 1997, a ... Read more...

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Depp’s fake nails caused him loo woes


May 10th, 2012 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 10 (IANS) Actor Johnny Depp had to rely on a team of assistants to help him during 'bathroom breaks' while shooting vampire movie "Dark Shadows" because ... Read more...

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India lost over half of its 872 MiG jets in 40 years


May 2nd, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Over the last 40 years, India lost more than half of its MiG combat fleet of 872 aircraft and 171 pilots, the Rajya Sabha was ... Read more...

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Norah Jones inspired by Elvis


April 30th, 2012 - 7:52 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 30 (IANS) Singer Norah Jones says she finds inspiration from Elvis Presley and his Graceland home in Memphis, US, for her music. The 33-year-old is a ... Read more...

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Over 1,000 Cambodians dance for world record


April 29th, 2012 - 3:50 am ICT by IANS
Phnom Penh, April 29 (IANS) Over a thousand young Cambodians performed "the Madison", a popular dance carried out during weddings and the Cambodian New Year, in a bid to create ... Read more...

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Colombian firm makes new oil find


April 26th, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, April 26 (IANS/EFE) State oil company Ecopetrol announced a new crude discovery at an exploratory well in Tisquirama, a block in northern Colombia that has been in commercial production ... Read more...

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Minaj wants ‘pink house’ in Britain


April 12th, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 12 (IANS) Rapper Nicki Minaj is reportedly looking for a house in Buckinghamshire and wants to paint it pink."Nicki loves England for the heritage and the countryside. She ... Read more...

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Bagan’s 1911 Shield triumph to become part of school texts


April 10th, 2012 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 10 (IANS) Students pursuing the higher secondary course in West Bengal are all set to read about Mohun Bagan's famous IFA Shield triumph in 1911 in their ... Read more...

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Chandigarh will remain Harayana’s capital: Hooda


March 25th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 25 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda Sunday asserted that Chandigarh is part of his state and would remain its capital.Interacting with the media in Rohtak ... Read more...

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Raza painting to be sold by Sotheby’s (With Image)


March 19th, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Leading Indian contemporary artist S.H. Raza's most significant work, "Village with Church", once owned by John D. Rockefeller III, will be auctioned at Sotheby's in ... Read more...

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‘Item song’ sounds derogatory: Kareena Kapoor


March 16th, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) She has grooved to chartbusters like "Chhammak challo", "Chhalliya", "It's rocking" and "Mauja hi mauja" - but actress Kareena Kapoor says she finds the ... Read more...

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LSD lowers relapse among alcoholics


March 9th, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Oslo, March 9 (IANS) A single dose of psychedelic drug LSD helped heavy alcoholics cope with the after-effects while lowering the possibility of a relapse, according to several studies.The results ... Read more...

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Single at 29: Shanghai women feel ‘leftover’


March 8th, 2012 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, March 8 (IANS) While many unmarried women in Indian cities may not bother too much on being unmarried at 29, a survey in Shanghai, China's largest city, has found ... Read more...

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Bob Dylan’s rare photographs go on exhibit in Paris


March 7th, 2012 - 11:47 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Paris, Mar 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A special exhibition in Paris will showcase rare pictures of Bob Dylan which were taken in the 1960s and when the singer hit the world stage. The ... Read more...

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Woman has third consecutive leap year baby


March 3rd, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 3 (IANS) Three American siblings have equalled a world record set in the 1960s by each being born on three consecutive leap year days, The Independent reported.David and ... Read more...

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