Eric Clapton raised more than $1.7m after auctioning off instruments

March 10th, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 10 (ANI): English guitarist Eric Clapton has auctioned off more than 70 of his instruments, and raised more than 1.7 million dollars for his drug and alcohol rehabilitation centre.The ... Read more...

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Eric Clapton’s guitars to be auctioned off in NYC to fund rehab

March 5th, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 5 (ANI): Eric Clapton is set to auction off a selection of his guitars and amplifiers at Bonhams New York to benefit a rehab centre he founded in Antigua.Clapton, 65, ... Read more...

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NASA’s planet hunting mission delayed due to electronic glitch

October 31st, 2009 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 31 (ANI): NASA's Kepler mission, which would search for planets around other stars, is unlikely to detect any Earth-like exoplanets before 2011 due to an electronic glitch.According to a report ... Read more...

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Swine flu pandemic is ‘unstoppable’, says WHO official

July 14th, 2009 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 14 (ANI): With 12 new deaths owing to swine flu being reported, a World Health Organisation (WHO) official has said that the deadly pandemic has become "unstoppable", and all nations ... Read more...

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Amy Winehouse building 2 mn pound-studio at new home

March 16th, 2009 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 16 (IANS) British singer Amy Winehouse is splashing 2 million pounds on a state-of-the-art recording studio in her new north London home. Most of her instruments were stolen while she ... Read more...

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Jimi Hendrixs guitar strap to fetch $35k at LA auction

December 3rd, 2008 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 3 (ANI): A guitar strap used by Jimi Hendrix in 1969 is expected to fetch 35,000 dollars in a forthcoming Los Angeles auction.The framed band had been presented to ... Read more...

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