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Sanath Jayasuriya in “Na Bole Tum…’


June 27th, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) After a reality show, Sri Lankan cricket legend Sanath Jayasuriya is set to enter a daily soap. He will be seen doing a cameo in ... Read more...

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Pune Strykers are third team in World Series Hockey


November 25th, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) Pune Strykers is the third team announced by World Series Hockey (WSH) Friday and the franchise has been acquired by a corporate gifting and innovation ... Read more...

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I’m moving to Hollywood: Don Omar


August 30th, 2011 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 30 (IANS/EFE) Singer Don Omar said that 2011 has been the best year of his career so far and, judging by his work agenda, next year will ... Read more...

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Salman Khan’s ‘Being Human’ watches get new address (With images)


June 17th, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Bollywood heartthrob Salman Khan's luxury watches named after his Being Human charitable foundation will now be available at myntra.com.Conceptualized by the actor himself, these limited-edition ... Read more...

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Guess who’s M.F. Husain’s new muse? Mamata Banerjee!


May 14th, 2011 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Depicting her as "essence of Indian womanhood", Doha-based Indian artist M.F. Husain has sketched Trinamool Congress chief and soon to be chief minister Mamata ... Read more...

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Classical Maestro Daniel Barenboim reveals he is a fan of rock music


April 10th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 10 (ANI): Seven-time Grammy winning pianist and conductor Daniel Barenboim has revealed that heis a closet rock fan.The classical musical aficionado made the revelation when he celebrated the 60th ... Read more...

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Death of a Scotsman brings lessons for Goan cyclists


March 22nd, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 22 (IANS) When 64-year-old Scotsman Walter (Wally) Shuff succumbed to his injuries after a speeding motorcar clipped his cycle at the Goa resort village of Colva March 12, ... Read more...

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Sandra Bullock’s ex Jesse James writing memoir


February 22nd, 2011 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 22 (ANI): It looks like Jesse James, the infamous ex-husband of Sandra Bullock, is ready to reveal all about his past.He is writing a memoir, according to UsMagazine.com.The ... Read more...

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Tamil Actor, Arulnithi, Proclaims That He Doesn’t Desire To Get Branded As An Actor


January 31st, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
: Tamil actor, Arulnithi, had been witnessed as a village youngster in his primary celluloid venture, Vamsam, who rattled off botanical names of vegetables and kept away from bickering. However, Arulnithi ... Read more...

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Short But Power-Packed, Sean Murray Comes Back With ‘NCIS’ Premier


September 22nd, 2010 - 7:25 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Sep 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The American police procedural drama television series "NCIS" (Naval Criminal Investigative Service) Season 8 episode 1 was premiered on CBS last night and it gave ample ... Read more...

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Britons spent 50.5 mn pounds on gadgets during recession


August 26th, 2010 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 26 (IANS) Technology buff Britons spent a whopping 50.5 million pounds on gadgets last year when recession was the buzz word for economists across the world. Spending on technology such as ... Read more...

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Russell Brand will be “perfect baby daddy”: Katy Perry


July 28th, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 28 (ANI): Katy Perry believes fiancé Russell Brand will be a "perfect baby daddy.""We are excited to get married, of course. And I think, in marriage, when you're picking ... Read more...

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Howard’s ICC vice-presidency looking safe after Morgan-Pawar meeting


May 28th, 2010 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 28(ANI): Former Australian Prime Minister and cricket aficionado John Howard is likely to become the International Cricket Council (ICC) Vice-President following a meeting between incumbent President David Morgan and his ... Read more...

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ICC president designate Pawar does not want ex-Oz PM Howard as his deputy


May 27th, 2010 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 27 (ANI): Incoming International Cricket Council (ICC) president Sharad Pawar does not want former Australian Prime Minister and cricket aficionado John Howard as his deputy in the interim.According to ... Read more...

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Anees Bazmee’s money, valuables stolen in Canada


May 25th, 2010 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) Director Anees Bazmee's month-long schedule in Vancouver, Canada, for "Thank You" was not as smooth as it should have been. A major theft on ... Read more...

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Anees Bazmi’s Money, Phones, and Valuables, Stolen In Canada, Anees Accuses The Locals


May 25th, 2010 - 11:43 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 25, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Anees Bazmi's month-long schedule in Vancouver Canada for Thank You has not been as smooth-sailing as it should have been considering the cast and crew got ... Read more...

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“I was born in India and consider myself Punjabi by heart” - Goldy Notay


May 8th, 2010 - 12:51 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 8, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Subhash K Jha Speaks to It's A Wonderful Afterlife's Goldy NotayWhat was it like working with Shabana Azmi and Gurinder Chadha? A bit like 3 generations of ... Read more...

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Founder of Bossa Nova - Johnny Alf dies


March 8th, 2010 - 11:50 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Rio De Janeiro, Mar 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The founder of the Bossa Nova music – Johnny Alf has succumbed to his battle with prostrate cancer. He was 80 years old. A ... Read more...

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Swiss diver breaks record staying submerged for almost 20 mins!


February 17th, 2010 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 17 (ANI): A Swiss diver is said to have broken the world record after he stayed underwater for almost 20 minutes without a breathing apparatus.Peter Colat, 38, broke all previous ... Read more...

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Kevin Rudd had no idea who Jimi Hendrix was!


October 22nd, 2009 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 22 (ANI): Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd is said to have no idea at all about rock 'n' roll music and famous performers like late American guitarist Jimi Hendrix.According ... Read more...

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Hopkins falls for Indian curry


August 24th, 2009 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 23 (IANS) Oscar-winning actor Sir Anthony Hopkins has developed such a liking for Indian curry that he ordered a red-hot curry at an Indian restaurant without any rice or bread. The ... Read more...

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Paul McCartney Enthralls The Audience At The David Letterman Show


July 16th, 2009 - 6:15 pm ICT by GD
A true Beatles aficionado will always debate on the greatness of their members. Some may think that John Lennon was the man behind the world renowned rock n roll/pop group, The Beatles, ... Read more...

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Rolland Garros Set For Wimbledon Finals 2009


July 4th, 2009 - 6:46 pm ICT by GD
The Wimbledon has been the focus of sports aficionado all over the last week as the major contenders were to face each other at the important semi- finals. In the men's single ... Read more...

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‘Prince Charles is a huge fan of Susan Boyle’


June 2nd, 2009 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 2 (ANI): Susan Boyle seems to have found an unlikely fan in Prince of Wales, despite losing in Britain's Got Talent final.According to 'Britain's Got Talent' judge Amanda Holden, ... Read more...

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Interesting Facts and Figures Prithviraj Kapoor


May 28th, 2009 - 10:09 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Prithviraj was born on November 3, 1906 at Samundri,British India near the town of Lyallpur (now known as Faisalabad) in Punjab to a middle-class family belonging to the Khatri caste of ... Read more...

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‘Posh’ Victoria Beckham owns $2m worth of Hermes Birkin bags!


May 20th, 2009 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 18 (ANI): Singer Victoria Beckham is a huge aficionado of Hermes Birkin bags.According to the Daily Mail, former Spice Girl has nearly 100 Hermes Birkin bags, worth more ... Read more...

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With no big releases, movie buffs at a loss


April 15th, 2009 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) It's a dry spell at the box office thanks to the ongoing tussle between the producers and multiplex owners. Movie buffs, deprived of their usual dose of ... Read more...

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Prabhakar’s death marks end of an era of Hindi literature (Obituary)


April 11th, 2009 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) Gandhian poet and writer Vishnu Prabhakar, who died here Saturday, was the last link between contemporary Hindi literature and that of the pre-Independence era. Prabhakar, 97, died after ... Read more...

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Gandhian writer Vishnu Prabhakar dies at 97


April 11th, 2009 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) Noted Hindi poet and Gandhian Vishnu Prabhakar died in the capital Saturday. He was 97. Prabhakar was best known for his engaging biography of Bengali litterateur Sarat Chandra ... Read more...

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Germany find home support in Punjab


February 5th, 2009 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 5 (IANS) Olympics champion Germany are still searching for a win in the Punjab Gold Cup hockey tournament. But their poor form has not dampened the spirit of German fans ... Read more...

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Spacemen are challenging Earthlings to a game of Chess!


September 27th, 2008 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 27 (ANI): NASA and the U.S. Chess Federation (USCF) are teaming up to host the first public chess match between International Space Station astronaut Greg Chamitoff and the inhabitants ... Read more...

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Sir Sean neither shaken nor stirred when it comes to his leading ladies!


August 26th, 2008 - 3:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 26 (ANI): He might have romanced some of the most beautiful actresses on screen, but Sir Sean Connery is not stirred when asked which of his leading ladies stand ... Read more...

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IPL mania grips Mumbai, finally


May 31st, 2008 - 8:21 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, May 31 (IANS) The final stage of the Indian Premier League has caught the imagination of the Mumbaikars though two local favourites, the Mumbai Indians and Kolkata Knight Riders, are out ... Read more...

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Fan who brought Kylies strip club poster to light reveals herself


December 7th, 2007 - 6:41 pm ICT by admin
Wellington, Dec 7(ANI): The Kylie Minogue aficionado who revealed to the singers camp that a Wellington strip club was using a promotional poster, featuring Minogue in a saturated white T-shirt in its ... Read more...

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