30th anniversary

‘E.T. The Extra Terrestrial’ in digital avatar


June 1st, 2012 - 9:56 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 1 (IANS) Oscar-winning film "E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial" will soon be released in a digital format to celebrate its 30th anniversary.Directed by Steven Spielberg, the Blu-ray DVD of ... Read more...

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Pakistan aiming at better relations with S.Korea: Gilani


March 25th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has expressed hope that Pakistan's bilateral relations with South Korea will get impetus following his first ever visit to ... Read more...

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Gabriel Garcia Marquez turns 85


March 7th, 2012 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, March 7 (IANS/EFE) Colombian writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez was celebrating Tuesday his 85th birthday together with his family at his home in the Mexican capital, EFE said.The Nobel ... Read more...

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Jasraj feels reality shows have benefited classical music


February 21st, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Feb 21 (IANS) The veteran vocalist Pandit Jasraj feels reality shows like "Indian Idol" have benefited Indian classical music and its artists."The winner of reality shows like 'Indian Idol', ... Read more...

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UN chief seeks to ease Falkland tensions


February 11th, 2012 - 5:15 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Feb 11 (IANS) UN Secretary-general Ban Ki-moon Friday called upon Argentina and Britain to prevent "an escalation" of tensions over the Falkland Islands.The secretary-general made the appeal when ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi airport auctions tickets


February 6th, 2012 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Feb 5 (IANS/WAM) The Abu Dhabi International Airport Sunday launched an online auction for 60 tickets to 30 destinations.The initiative, in collaboration with the Etihad Airways, was launched ... Read more...

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Britain to send n-sub on Falklands patrol


February 4th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 4 (IANS) Britain will send a nuclear submarine to the South Atlantic to protect the Falkland Islands from the threat of Argentine military action, Daily Mail reported ... Read more...

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Today is the death anniversary of Harry Potter’s parents


October 31st, 2011 - 11:39 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Oct 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Fans around the world are commemorating the 30th anniversary of the death of the parents of Harry Potter. On Monday the topic “RIP Lily and James Potter” ... Read more...

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Today is the IBM PC’s 30th birthday


August 12th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) IBM will commemorate the manufacture of the first “Personal Computer” on the 12th of August. The first computer which was considered simple enough for personal use ... Read more...

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MJ, Spears top video poll


August 3rd, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
London Aug 3 (IANS) Late Pop legend Michael Jackson and singer Britney Spears have topped a video poll conducted by Billboard.com.Contactmusic.com reports that the fans were asked to pick ... Read more...

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My parents are definition of true love: Kelly Osbourne


July 5th, 2011 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 5 (IANS) Singer Kelly Osbourne thinks her parents Sharon and Ozzy Osbourne are the "definition of true love".On her parents 30th anniversary, Kelly posted on Twitter: "Happy anniversary ... Read more...

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Festival in Berlin to mark Art of Living’s 30 years


June 30th, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, June 30 (IANS) Celebrating harmony in diversity, the World Culture Festival to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Indian spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's Art of Living will kick ... Read more...

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Art of Living to mark 30 years in Berlin


June 21st, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 21 (IANS) The Art of Living will celebrate its 30th anniversary in Berlin with a 'World Culture Festival' July 2-3 where more than 70,000 people from 151 ... Read more...

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China releases official book on US


June 10th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 10 (IANS) China has released its first ever official guide book on the US that "systematically introduces economy, politics, society and culture" of the US.The "Blue Book of ... Read more...

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Man gifts wife 100,000 pound toilet on wedding anniversary


June 9th, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 9 (IANS) A man in Britain has purchased a 100,000 pounds (about $165,000) beach-side toilet for his beloved wife as a present on their wedding anniversary.When builder Nick ... Read more...

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Bangladesh observes Ziaur Rahman’s death anniversary


May 30th, 2011 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 30 (IANS) Bangladesh is Monday observing the 30th anniversary of the assassination of president Ziaur Rahman, the war of independence hero whose role as the military strongman changed ... Read more...

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China gives academic degrees to 21 million students since 1981


February 13th, 2011 - 4:05 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 13 (ANI): In last 30 years, China has given more than 21 million academic degrees, including 335,000 doctorates.The academic degrees given since 1981 also included 2.73 million masters' degrees ... Read more...

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‘Like Crazy’ bags top prize at Sundance Film Festival


January 31st, 2011 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 31 (ANI): Director Drake Doremus's 'Like Crazy' won the grand jury prize at this year's Sundance Film Festival.Felicity Jones, who starred in the movie about a long-distance relationship, received the ... Read more...

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MJ ‘apologized to Elizabeth Taylor over diamond necklace mix-up’


January 25th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan 25 (ANI): Michael Jackson had to apologize to Elizabeth Taylor over a diamond necklace mix-up, according to the late pop star's former personal manager.Frank Cascio revealed that ... Read more...

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John Lennon’s iconic ‘Abbey Road’ suit up for grabs


December 18th, 2010 - 11:50 am ICT by ANI
London, Dec 18 (ANI): John Lennon's iconic white suit from the Beatles' 'Abbey Road' album cover is among a host of the singer's possessions up for auction.The suit, along with the blazer ... Read more...

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Macca ‘grateful for renewed Lennon friendship’


December 12th, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 12 (ANI): Sir Paul McCartney says he's thankful that he got an opportunity to patch up his differences with John Lennon before his pal's sudden death.McCartney was in New ... Read more...

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Celine Dion honours Lennon by singing his ‘Imagine’


December 10th, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 10 (ANI): Celine Dion has paid a tribute to the late John Lennon during an appearance on an U.S. television show with an emotional rendition of his hit song 'Imagine'. ... Read more...

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John Lennon’s Last Quotes Revealed By Rolling Stone


December 8th, 2010 - 8:34 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Today marks the thirtieth death anniversary of the most memorable singer of all times, John Lennon. He was one not only the most indispensable part of ... Read more...

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Focus on states with low AIDS prevalence, high vulnerability: Azad (Second Lead)


December 2nd, 2010 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) As World AIDS Day was observed Dec 1, Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad called for focusing, under the National AIDS Control Programme (NACP), on states with low ... Read more...

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Beatles Christmas exhibition to recreate John -Yoko ‘bed-in’


November 28th, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 28 (ANI): A Beatles Christmas exhibition at the Artwaves gallery in Stoke-on-Trent in December will feature the famous 'John and Yoko' bed-in.Exhibits include Beatles Christmas memorabilia, and some of John ... Read more...

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Pammie has no idea who latest TV stars are


September 30th, 2010 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 30 (ANI): Former 'Baywatch' star Pamela Anderson is said to be a little out of touch with who the current stars of television are.Anderson, 43, was at PETA's 30th Anniversary ... Read more...

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China sticks to one-child norm


September 27th, 2010 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 27 (IANS) China will stick to its one-child norm in the coming decades to maintain a low fertility rate, a top population official has said, despite concerns about the policy's ... Read more...

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Mixed feelings 30 years after China’s one-child policy


September 25th, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 25 (IANS) As China Saturday observed the 30th anniversary of the one-child policy, citizens are still in two minds -- some believe it suited China at that time with a ... Read more...

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Google Makes BuckyBalls Its Logo!


September 4th, 2010 - 10:59 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Sep 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Google often makes news for altering its logo which is usually known as Google Doodle. Today the users who open the Google home page in their ... Read more...

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Alec Baldwin Will Host PETA Awards


September 3rd, 2010 - 8:35 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 3, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals are very selective about the celebrities they choose to host their award ceremonies. Only the celebrities with perfect ... Read more...

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Prince William to wed Kate Middleton next year, say bookies


August 14th, 2010 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 14 (ANI): Prince William is likely to tie knot with long-time girlfriend Kate Middleton next year, it has emerged.The likelihood of the couple marrying next year is so high ... Read more...

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Neil Armstrong turns 80


August 5th, 2010 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 5 (DPA) In the four decades since the world watched his "one giant leap for mankind", Neil Armstrong hasn't had much use for the limelight. So as, the first man ... Read more...

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Bio-Pic For Jerry


July 24th, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 24, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Jerry Garcia, the legend from Grateful Dead, is recently going to have his first bio-pic.Talks have been around for this film project and news is ... Read more...

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Vatican says that ‘The Blues Brothers’ is a ‘catholic film’


June 22nd, 2010 - 9:07 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Rome, Jun 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a surprise gesture the official Vatican Newspaper - L'Osservatore Romano has certified that ‘The Blues Brothers’ is a ‘catholic film’. The movie in question is ... Read more...

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Vatican Broadsheet Pays A Heartfelt Tribute To ‘The Blues Brothers’


June 22nd, 2010 - 8:07 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 22, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Jake and Elwood were the endearing but luckless characters enacted by John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd in the classic 1980 film, The Blues Brothers. ... Read more...

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