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Working with Baz Luhrmann sheer delight: Big B (With Images)


May 22nd, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 22 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan says he is delighted to work with a genius like Baz Luhrmann in "The Great Gatsby". He is impressed by the director's ... Read more...

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Amitabh’s appearance lends authenticity to ‘Mr. Bhatti…’: Anupam


May 8th, 2012 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 8 (IANS) Actor Anupam Kher's long-delayed film "Mr. Bhatti On Chutti" is ready to finally hit theatres May 18 and the actor says that Amitabh Bachchan's cameo ... Read more...

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MJ’s surgical mask to be auctioned


April 29th, 2012 - 10:44 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 29 (IANS) A surgical mask worn by Michael Jackson at his last rehearsal is being auctioned and expected to fetch up to $150,000.The silk fabric ... Read more...

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Euro 2012 ticket design unveiled in Ukraine


April 24th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, April 24 (IANS) The ticket design for the Euro 2012 Football Championship was officially presented by Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) Events executive Martin Kallen in the Ukrainian ... Read more...

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Family regrets auction of soil with Mahatma’s blood


April 3rd, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Mahatma Gandhi's descendants have expressed regret over the forthcoming auction of a "clump of soil with drops of the Mahatma's blood collected from the site ... Read more...

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‘Paan Singh Tomar’ a rare cinematic treat (IANS Hindi Film Review)


March 3rd, 2012 - 1:57 am ICT by IANS
Film: "Paan Singh Tomar"; Starring: Irrfan Khan, Mahie Gill; Directed by: Tigmanshu Dhulia; Rating: ****Some films are meant to run that extra mile to go beyond being a mere cinematic experience. ... Read more...

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Bihar asks Tamil Nadu to probe killings


February 24th, 2012 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 24 (IANS) The Bihar government has asked Tamil Nadu to probe the killing of five men, including four from Bihar, who were shot dead by police after being ... Read more...

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Now lower-value e-stamp papers in Delhi


February 6th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) The Delhi government Monday gave a go-ahead to bring non-judicial stamp papers of Rs.500 denomination and below too under the ambit of e-stamp mode which ... Read more...

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Princess Diana’s life to be made into a movie


February 6th, 2012 - 9:04 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 6 (IANS) Princess Diana's life is set to be made into a movie, and producer Stephen Evans is lining up a Hollywood actress to play the late ... Read more...

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Kishenji was killed in fake shootout: Mahasweta Devi


February 3rd, 2012 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 3 (IANS) Claiming that top Maoist leader Kishenji was killed in a "fake" shootout by the security forces, Magsaysay awardee author-activist Mahasweta Devi Friday said the government must ... Read more...

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Mehra keen to shoot ‘Bhaag Milkha Bhaag’ in Pakistan (With Image)


January 30th, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, who is currently working on one of his most ambitious projects "Bhaag Milkha Bhaag", is keen to shoot the film in ... Read more...

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Shanti Bhushan CD row: Court order reserved for Wednesday


January 24th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) A Delhi court reserved its order for Wednesday on the controversial CD purportedly containing conversation of lawyer and Team Anna member Shanti Bhushan with Samajwadi ... Read more...

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Police complaint against ‘The Satanic Verses’ reading


January 22nd, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 22 (IANS) A complaint has been lodged with the police here against the four authors who read out excerpts from Salman Rushdie's "The Satanic Verses" in an unscheduled ... Read more...

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Farhan Akhtar running for role


January 17th, 2012 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 17 (IANS) Farhan Akhtar has not only begun to grow his hair and beard to be ready to play a Sikh athlete in "Bhag Milkha Bhag", he ... Read more...

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Top US official appalled by purported Marine video


January 13th, 2012 - 11:27 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 13 (IANS/EFE) US Defense Secretary Leon Panetta expressed outrage Thursday over a video that appears to show four Marines urinating on the bodies of dead Taliban fighters ... Read more...

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US probes urination on dead Taliban fighters


January 12th, 2012 - 8:52 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 12 (IANS) The US Marine Corps is probing an internet video that showed several soldiers were urinating on the bodies of Taliban fighters killed in Afghanistan."While we ... Read more...

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Sandra Bullock shoots sans make-up


January 6th, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 6 (IANS) Actress Sandra Bullock was forced to shoot scenes in upcoming movie "Gravity" without wearing make-up after director Alfonso Cuaron banned cosmetics on the set.The 47-year-old ... Read more...

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Madhuri Dixit to be immortalised in wax


January 5th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) Bollywood diva Madhuri Dixit, well-known for her natural acting talent and graceful dancing, is the latest Indian film star to join the A-list line ... Read more...

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Fake account of Murdoch’s wife Wendi Deng fools Twitter


January 4th, 2012 - 12:00 am ICT by BNO News
LONDON (BNO NEWS) -- An account on the social networking website Twitter which claimed to be Wendi Deng Murdoch, the wife of News Corporation Chairman and CEO Rupert Murdoch, was revealed to ... Read more...

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Rs.5 crore cash seized in poll-bound Punjab


December 29th, 2011 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 29 (IANS) Authorities in Punjab have recovered over Rs.5 crore (Rs.50 million) of unaccounted money in cash from various places in election-bound Punjab this week, a senior election ... Read more...

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Researchers verify the authenticity of the Shroud of Turin


December 23rd, 2011 - 12:54 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Rome, Dec 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Italian scientists say the image in the Shroud of Turin was not faked after a study of the famous piece. The shroud is famed for being the ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Tell your real name: Beijing asks microbloggers (Lead)


December 16th, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 16 (IANS) Beijing Friday asked users of Twitter-like microblogging services to provide their real names.Beijing's government published new rules requiring users of microblogging services to provide their authentic ... Read more...

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Shanti Bhushan CD row: Court pulls up police for laxity


December 13th, 2011 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) A court here Tuesday pulled up the Delhi Police for not recording the statements of Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav and Rajya Sabha ... Read more...

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Book alleges that Padre Pio may have used carbolic acid to self-inflict his wounds


November 23rd, 2011 - 7:50 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Vatican, Nov 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new book claims that Italian saint Padre Pio might have used carbolic acid to inflict the stigmata wounds that made him so popular. The book titled ... Read more...

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Two Argentine men with same name, identical documents


November 21st, 2011 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Nov 21 (IANS/EFE) An Argentine judge is investigating the case of two 40-year-old men who have the same first and last names, identical identity document numbers and birth ... Read more...

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Gibbs could be interrogated again by Delhi Police


November 16th, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Nov 16 (IANS) South African batsman Herschelle Gibbs, who was banned for six months for his involvement in the 2000 match fixing, could be interrogated by the Delhi Police ... Read more...

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Taliban step up attacks ahead of Afghan Loya Jirga


November 4th, 2011 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Nov 4 (IANS) Amid the Afghan government's efforts to convene Loya Jirga or traditional grand assembly of tribal elders to get national endorsement for inking the possible strategic ... Read more...

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Goa port to tackle dubious iron ore shipments


October 17th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 17 (IANS) Mormugao Port Trust, Goa's only major port, said it will crack down on ore exporters shipping across dubious consignments of iron ore whose source and authenticity ... Read more...

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Goa speaker wants crack-down on illegal mining


October 7th, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 7 (IANS) Goa Speaker Pratapsingh Rane, who has sought "time" to read an explosive Public Accounts Committee (PAC) report of the assembly, which has pegged Goa's mining ... Read more...

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X Factor Season Premiere: Caitlyn & Zander


September 23rd, 2011 - 3:23 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Sep 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul, LA Reid and Nicole Scherzinger sat judging the Season Premiere of X Factor as contestants competed for the huge prize of a five million ... Read more...

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Court to rule Friday on N.D. Tiwari paternity suit


September 22nd, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The Delhi High Court will rule Friday on veteran Congress leader N.D. Tiwari's plea that he cannot be compelled to give a DNA sample in ... Read more...

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Aiyar hits back at Maken


September 9th, 2011 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) Congress MP Mani Shankar Aiyar Friday hit back at Sports Minister Ajay Maken, questioning his intellectual capability after the latter targetted him for delays ... Read more...

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Most Chinese feel Internet a major source of rumours


September 9th, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 9 (IANS) Most people believe that Internet is China's most significant source of rumours, a survey has shown.The online survey was conducted by the China Youth Daily newspaper.Nearly ... Read more...

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US concerned over new Wikileaks dump


August 31st, 2011 - 8:18 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US State Department said Tuesday it is concerned over a new release of US diplomatic cables by whistleblowing website Wikileaks.Last week, Wikileaks published more ... Read more...

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‘University’ official booked for abducting girl


August 30th, 2011 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Farrukhabad (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 29 (IANS) An official of a "spiritual university" in this Uttar Pradesh district was Monday booked on charges of abducting a minor girl and holding her ... Read more...

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