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Anti-booze adverts ‘raise alcohol use’


February 25th, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 25 (ANI): Advertising campaigns that warn against alcohol abuse can actually spur increase in drinking among target audiences, claims a new study.The research from the Indiana University Kelley School of ... Read more...

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Woods’ sex life mocked by PETA in new ‘tiger’ ad


February 25th, 2010 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
Normal 0Washington, February 25 (ANI): The controversy surrounding Tiger Woods and his sex life has become food for thought in a hilarious upcoming ad by People for the Ethical ... Read more...

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Ex-Miss India Amruta Patki loves suspense flicks


February 16th, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
February 16, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Former Miss India Earth 2006 Amruta Patki will be soon seen in Moser Baer Entertainment and Idiot Box's forthcoming film "Hide and Seek'. The film is ... Read more...

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Eva Longoria & Tony Parker launch a new ‘Grease’ contest


December 29th, 2009 - 3:10 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, Dec 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Desperate Housewives star Eva Longoria and her husband Tony Parker have launched a new Grease contest. Both of them are inviting fans to recreate ... Read more...

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Tag Heuer drops scandal-hit Tiger Woods


December 19th, 2009 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 19 (ANI): Swiss watchmaker Tag Heuer has said that it would no longer feature Tiger Woods in its US advertising campaigns.The company said it will continue to support Woods' ... Read more...

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Dubai moving ahead with Tiger Woods golf course


December 18th, 2009 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 18 (ANI): A Dubai real estate firm is standing by scandal-hit Tiger Woods.Dubai Properties Group has announced its commitment to the sports ace, claiming that it will finish ... Read more...

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Airbrushed models blamed for women suffering low self-esteem


November 27th, 2009 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 27 (ANI): A new survey has revealed that airbrushed models are causing women to suffer from low self-esteem.The study found that the images of models, which have been digitally altered, ... Read more...

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Commonwealth Games to showcase India: Selja


November 12th, 2009 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) Commonwealth Games 2010 has given an opportunity to showcase India as a unique and hospitable tourism destination, Tourism Minister Kumari Selja said Thursday. "Commonwealth Games have given an ... Read more...

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Commonwealth Games an opportunity to present India as a unique tourism destination: Selja


November 12th, 2009 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 12 (ANI): Union Tourism Minister Kumari Selja said on Thursday that the upcoming Commonwealth Games in Delhi provides an opportunity to India to emerge as a unique and hospitable tourism ... Read more...

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Hospital trysts inspired Amithabh’s health endorsements


October 25th, 2009 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 25 (IANS) His numerous trysts with hospitals at various stages of his career inspired Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan to espouse campaigns linked to health issues. The actor, who has in ... Read more...

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Naomi Campbell wants to see more black models in fashion industry


October 22nd, 2009 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 22 (ANI): Naomi Campbell has slammed fashion label bosses, accusing them of not giving opportunities to black and Asian models.Breaking down barriers, Campbell became the first black model to ... Read more...

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Mick Jagger’s daughter becomes face of beauty brand Rimmel London


October 17th, 2009 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 17 (ANI): Brit model Georgia May Jagger has been chosen as the new face for beauty brand Rimmel London, along with Canadian fashion model Coco Rocha.Georgia, 17, who is the ... Read more...

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Incredible India Events to begin in Russia in October


September 23rd, 2009 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sept 22 (ANI): The Ministry of Tourism, the Government of India in association with the Indian Mission in Russia and the Experience India Society will organise Incredible India Events in ... Read more...

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Three extended weekends and a 10-day vacation chance


September 11th, 2009 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) If you are longing for a holiday break but your leave status is worrying you, here is a chance to grab: just three or four days of ... Read more...

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Naomi Campbell accuses firms of using ‘recession’ excuse to drop black models


August 30th, 2009 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 30 (ANI): Naomi Campbell has slammed advertising companies for dropping black models from promoting their products on the pretext of recession."This year, we have gone back all the way ... Read more...

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Obama’s star power fading as healthcare tempers flare


August 16th, 2009 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Chris Cermak Washington, Aug 16 (DPA) The prospects for President Barack Obama's signature domestic issue, overhauling a costly US healthcare system, have taken a dangerous and nasty turn this month.Lawmakers are ... Read more...

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Miranda Kerr has catwalk fears


August 13th, 2009 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 13 (IANS) Australian model Miranda Kerr has revealed that she lives in fear of falling off the ramp while attempting a catwalk. The 26-year-old beauty who has starred in advertising campaigns ... Read more...

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Topless Kate amid bare-boob beauties


August 6th, 2009 - 6:53 pm ICT by IBNS
Aug 6 (IBNS) Bevy of beauteous bare-boob babes boarded on boat!Kate Moss, flanked with a group of topless babes, had a moment with her rock star lover Jamie Hince on a yacht.The ... Read more...

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Holiday style for Kate Moss


August 5th, 2009 - 7:39 pm ICT by IBNS
Aug 5 (IBNS) Top Shop designer Kate Moss, during her holiday in Saint Tropez, showed off her legs in the scarlet mini as she enjoyed her holiday in Saint-Tropez.Fashion lovers seem to ... Read more...

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Joblessness driving youth to taverns in rural Goa: lawmaker


July 20th, 2009 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 20 (IANS) Congress legislator Dayanand Narvekar Monday said the state government was not doing much to offset rising unemployment, which was driving youth to alcohol. Speaking at the Monsoon session of ... Read more...

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Scarlett Johansson new face of Mango


May 28th, 2009 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 28 (IANS) Hollywood actress Scarlett Johansson, who is the face of Dolce & Gabbana's luxurious make-up range, is now set to endorse clothing chain Mango. The 24-year-old will appear ... Read more...

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Coming soon: PCs that can gauge emotional responses


May 10th, 2009 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 10 (ANI): A group of companies are developing a new kind of tools capable of understanding emotional content of blogs and online comments.These "sentiment analysis" tools form a wider part ... Read more...

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Attitude towards tobacco industry influences smoking behaviour


May 7th, 2009 - 6:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 07 (ANI): Advertising campaigns that portray the tobacco industry in a negative light and are targeted towards young adults may be a powerful intervention to decrease young adult smoking, a ... Read more...

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Jessica Biel becomes new face of Revlon


May 5th, 2009 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 5 (ANI): Jessica Biel has been named the Global Brand Ambassador for the cosmetic giant Revlon.The Illusionist actress, who is presently dating singer Justin Timberlake, will feature in the new ... Read more...

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Jessica Biel is Revlon’s new brand ambassador


May 4th, 2009 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 4 (IANS) After Hollywood actresses Halle Berry, Jennifer Connelly and Jessica Alba, Jessica Biel is the new global brand ambassador of cosmetic company Revlon. "Jessica is a beautiful woman and ... Read more...

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Tourists leave Mexican resort city amid swine flu fears


May 4th, 2009 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Cancun (Mexico), May 4 (EFE) Hundreds of tourists have left the Mexican resort city of Cancun after the governmment announced a swine flu alert in the country. Hotels and resorts in the city ... Read more...

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Scary anti-drinking ads don’t work, says leading expert


April 28th, 2009 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 28 (ANI): Advertising campaigns designed to tackle problems such as alcohol among youngsters fail to work, says a prominent communications expert.Noel Turnbull, adjunct professor in the School of Applied Communications ... Read more...

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MacroMan M-series new premium Fashion collection launched by Hrithik Roshan


April 24th, 2009 - 9:31 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
* Macroman M-Series New fashion line from Rupa & Co Ltd to enhance company profile to be truly Global brand * Rupa's takes an aggressive entry into the premium global ... Read more...

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US House approves new controls on tobacco


April 3rd, 2009 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 2 (DPA) The US House of Representatives Thursday approved tougher anti-smoking controls in the US, for the first time granting a government agency the power to regulate tobacco products. The ... Read more...

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Freida Pinto to be the face of Estee Lauder?


March 8th, 2009 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 8 (IANS) "Slumdog Millionaire" star Freida Pinto has reportedly landed a six-figure sum to become the face of cosmetics giant Estee Lauder. The Hollywood newcomer, who has taken the industry by ... Read more...

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I want to have a cup of coffee with Obama: Pele


March 3rd, 2009 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 3 (EFE) Pele, the Brazilian considered by most soccer fans the world's greatest player ever, has said that he is collecting a government pension, and added that he'd ... Read more...

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Tobacco companies specifically targeting girls in South Korea


January 30th, 2009 - 3:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 30 (ANI): Transnational tobacco companies (TTCs) in South Korea are specifically targeting girls and young women, reveals a new study.Kelley Lee, from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical ... Read more...

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Scarlett Johansson apes Marilyn Monroe for D&G ad


January 19th, 2009 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 19 (IANS) Hollywood actress Scarlett Johansson has been roped in as the face of the Italian fashion house Dolce & Gabbana's (D&G) new make-up range.Dailymail.co.uk reports that the 24-year-old actress ... Read more...

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Duffy to be the face of multi-million Diet Coke campaign


January 15th, 2009 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 15 (ANI): Pop star Duffy will soon be appearing in a multi-million pound advertising campaign for slim-line beverage Diet coke.The Mercy hitmaker has signed a lucrative deal with the ... Read more...

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Ziami.com Custom-made clothing online


August 28th, 2008 - 5:04 pm ICT by Bupha Ravirot
Boris Kodjoe along with his brother initiated a Custom-made clothing store over internet.Hit upon a very good idea, an actor Boris Kodjoe and his brother, Patrick, have created a website called Ziami.com, ... Read more...

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