80th birthday

Boris Yeltsin’s statue vandalised in Russia


August 25th, 2012 - 9:16 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A monument of late Russian president Boris Yeltsin has been vandalised in the Urals, police said Friday.The 10-metre marble statue in Yeltsin's home town of ... Read more...

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Mexican writer Carlos Fuentes is dead


May 16th, 2012 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, May 16 (IANS/EFE) Carlos Fuentes, a towering literary figure in the Spanish-speaking world, died Tuesday at a hospital in the Mexican capital. He was 83.The cause of ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama to meet Desmond Tutu


February 9th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Feb 9 (IANS) Two Nobel laureates and long-time friends -- Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai lama and South African anti-apartheid icon archbishop Desmond Tutu - will come face to ... Read more...

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Shammi Kapoor: Rocking and rolling down memory aisles (Tribute on his 80th birthday)


October 20th, 2011 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The hills are still alive with the sounds of his music, the ebullient 'yahoo' resonates through the decades and the intense gaze has not dulled ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama visa denial dragged to South African court


October 18th, 2011 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Pretoria, Oct 18 (IANS) The recent denial of visa to the Dalai Lama by the South African government has been dragged to courts here.In an affidavit before the Western ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama cancels trip to South Africa due to visa delay


October 6th, 2011 - 12:17 am ICT by BNO News
DHARAMSALA, INDIA (BNO NEWS) -- The Dalai Lama on Tuesday cancelled his planned visit to South Africa after the government failed to issue a visa on time, his office said.The Dalai Lama's ... Read more...

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Rupert Grint has crush on Queen Elizabeth II


July 9th, 2011 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 9 (IANS) "Harry Potter" star Rupert Grint admits he has a crush on British monarch Queen Elizabeth II.Asked which two famous women he would like to date, ... Read more...

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Pabna in Bangladesh celebrates Suchitra Sen’s 80th birthday


April 8th, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 8 (IANS) Bangladesh's Pabna district celebrated Bengali screen legend Suchitra Sen's 80th birthday this week with a call to preseve her ancestral home as a heritage site and ... Read more...

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Milla Jovovich exposes boob during red carpet wardrobe malfunction


April 2nd, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Apr 2 (ANI): Model-actress Milla Jovovich accidentally flashed her right nipple while hitting the red carpet at Mikhail Gorbachev's 80th Birthday Gala Concert in London.The actress' dress barely kept her ... Read more...

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Karan Singh turns 80, PM releases documentary (Lead)


March 9th, 2011 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh greeted senior Rajya Sabha member and Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) president Karan Singh on his 80th birthday Wednesday, ... Read more...

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War against Islam in Afghanistan partly of US’s own making: Gorbachev


February 27th, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.27 (ANI): In a wide-ranging interview, former Soviet Union president Mikhail Gorbachev has said that the war against Islam as a conflict is partly of the US's own making.He ... Read more...

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Advani opposes probe panel on airwave allocation


December 11th, 2010 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mangalore, Dec 11 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader L.K. Advani Saturday attacked the central government for setting up a one-man probe panel on airwave allocation without informing parliament."The decision to ... Read more...

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Gorbachev accuses Putin of obstructing democracy in Russia


October 27th, 2010 - 12:01 pm ICT by ANI
Moscow, Oct. 27 (ANI): Former Soviet Union president Mikhail S. Gorbachev has expressed his growing frustration with Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, and accused him of undermining the country's fledgling democracy by ... Read more...

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Sir Michael Caine ‘predicted 9/11 terror attacks in novel’


September 30th, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 30 (ANI): Sir Michael Caine has revealed that he unwittingly predicted the 9/11 terror attacks in a novel he was writing prior to the events of September 2001.However, he stopped ... Read more...

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Sir Sean Connery vows never to act again after falling ill


August 27th, 2010 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 27 (ANI): Sir Sean Connery has vowed never to act again after falling ill on the eve of his 80th birthday.He has earlier spoken of the retirement but was ... Read more...

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Sean Connery to eat non-stop on 80th birthday


August 25th, 2010 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 25 (IANS) "James Bond" star Sean Connery will celebrate his 80th birthday by eating "non-stop" to put on some weight which he lost after a recent surgery. The Hollywood legend ... Read more...

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Dame Judi Dench to perform in Sondheim tribute concert


July 28th, 2010 - 3:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 28 (ANI): Dame Judi Dench is all set to perform in a concert dedicated to iconic composer Stephen Sondheim in London on Saturday.The Bond Star, who made an appearance in ... Read more...

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New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner dies after massive heart attack in Florida


July 13th, 2010 - 8:59 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner died on early Tuesday morning after suffering a massive heart attack while at his Florida home, his family said. ... Read more...

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Clint Eastwood Turns 80


May 31st, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 31, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Legendary actor and director, Clint Eastwood turns 80 today. Despite reaching the landmark age, he doesn't want to celebrate it and wants to keep it quiet. ... Read more...

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Clint Eastwood bans family from celebrating his 80th birthday


May 29th, 2010 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 29 (ANI): Movie legend Clint Eastwood has decided not to celebrate his 80th birthday.The movie icon has even asked his wife Dina, 44, and other relatives not to do anything ... Read more...

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Edinburgh to celebrate Connery’s 80th birthday


May 27th, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 27 (ANI): The city of Edinburgh will celebrate the 80th birthday of native legend Sir Sean Connery.The city will screen Connery's 1975 movie 'The Man Who Would be King' ... Read more...

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Pope Assigns ‘New Primate’ For Poland


May 12th, 2010 - 6:52 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Poland, May 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Archbishop Jzef Kowalczyk is now the Archbishop of Gniezno and has been named the new primate of Poland by Pope Benedict XVI, replacing Archbishop Henryk ... Read more...

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Prince Charles to host final of TV cookery programme


March 22nd, 2010 - 4:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 22 (ANI: Prince Charles will be hosting the final of a TV cookery contest.And accompanying the Royal on BBC2's Great British Menu, who has been a passionate advocate of locally ... Read more...

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Aishwarya back to work, hubby blasts media


February 19th, 2010 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 19(IANS) Aishwarya Rai is back to gruelling shooting schedules for Vipul Shah's "Action Replayy" after her brief illness. The 36-year-old, who returned home with high fever from the sets of ... Read more...

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Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is nani-in-law’s favorite!


February 16th, 2010 - 8:11 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
February 16, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is yet to recover from the bouts of fever that seems to have caught the pretty actress. But surprisingly, despite her ... Read more...

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Ash visits Abhishek’s grandmother despite illness


February 16th, 2010 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) For Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai, her relationships seem to score over everything - so much so that even though she was unwell, she travelled to Bhopal ... Read more...

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Michael Buble Performs In “Saturday Night Live”


January 31st, 2010 - 8:44 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 31, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Pop star Michael Buble appeared in the "Saturday Night Live" with Jon Hamm. Appearing in the show that has almost achieved cult status in the United ... Read more...

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Wanted: An 80-year-old man who looks like Sir Sean Connery


January 22nd, 2010 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 22 (ANI): Scientists are looking for a Sean Connery look-alike, while the actor prepares to celebrate his 80th birthday this summer.The Royal Society of Chemistry intends to find another 'equally ... Read more...

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When Bono wrote a song for Sinatra


December 14th, 2009 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 13 (IANS) U2 rocker Bono once wrote a song for music legend Frank Sinatra and serenaded him with it in a Mexican restaurant. The pair became friends after Sinatra invited Bono ... Read more...

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Clint Eastwood won’t celebrate 80th birthday


December 2nd, 2009 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 2 (IANS) Veteran actor-filmmaker Clint Eastwood has refused to mark his 80th birthday next year and has banned his wife from getting him any gifts. The Oscar-winner, who will turn 80 ... Read more...

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Bollywood wishes melody queen on 80th birthday (Sep 28 is Lata Mangeshkar’s birthday)


September 27th, 2009 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Ruchika Kher New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Eight decades and 30,000 songs later her voice continues to inspire a nation. As Lata Mangeshkar turns 80 on Monday, Sep 28, everyone in ... Read more...

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Saregama pays tribute to Lata Mangeshkar


September 23rd, 2009 - 6:39 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Nightingale of the century the veteran Lata Mangeshkar has glorified the country's name with every song she has sung. This Queen of melody completes her 80th birthday on September 28. On ... Read more...

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India’s most loved train turns 80


June 3rd, 2009 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
By Shivaji SalukePune, June 3 (ANI) Rail passengers of one of India's most loved trains, the Deccan Queen, hold a birthday party here on Monday celebrating the train's service for 80 long ... Read more...

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David Hasselhoff says ‘alcohol poisoning stories were exaggerated’


May 4th, 2009 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 4 (ANI): Former 'Baywatch' star David Hasselhoff has said that reports of him being hospitalised over the weekend for alcohol poisoning were "exaggerated."The 'America's Got Talent' judge was admitted to ... Read more...

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David Hasselhoff hospitalised for alcohol poisoning


May 4th, 2009 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 4 (ANI): Former Baywatch star David Hasselhoff has been rushed to an L.A. hospital because of alcohol poisoning on May 2.According to RadarOnline.com, the vodka-guzzling 'America's Got Talent' judge was ... Read more...

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