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Lady Gaga to perform in Russia


August 28th, 2012 - 1:41 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Pop star Lady Gaga will perform her first ever concert in Russia in December, gig organisers said.The Dec 9 gig in St. Petersburg is part ... Read more...

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Keys to launch new album at MTV Awards


August 26th, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 26 (IANS) Singer Alicia Keys will launch her fifth album "Girl On Fire" at the MTV Video Music Awards.Keys, 31, will sing the album's title track at ... Read more...

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India raises social media misuse with Pakistan, situation normal in south (Roundup)


August 19th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) India Sunday took up the issue of social media sites' misuse by Pakistan-based elements in whipping up communal sentiments in the country with Pakistan, ... Read more...

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Sonia seeks action in Assam violence, northeastern people’s mistreatment (Lead)


August 19th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Expressing her "deep pain" at the ethnic violence in Assam, Congress president Sonia Gandhi Sunday condemned the subsequent mistreatment faced by people from northeast ... Read more...

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Stewart cancels MTV awards show appearance


August 17th, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 17 (IANS) Actress Kristen Stewart has pulled out of the MTV Video Music Awards ceremony, which she was due to host with her ex-boyfriend Robert Pattinson.The award ... Read more...

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Congress to ascertain facts on Darda’s Modi remarks


July 31st, 2012 - 1:32 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The Congress has decided to "ascertain the facts" regarding its MP Vijay Darda praising Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi at a function in Ahmedabad ... Read more...

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Congress takes dim view of party MP praising Modi (Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) The Congress Sunday took dim view of party MP Vijay Darda's remarks at a function in Ahmedabad terming Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi a ... Read more...

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Congress takes dim view of party MP praising Modi


July 29th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) The Congress Sunday took dim view of party MP Vijay Darda's remarks at a function in Ahmedabad terming Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi a ... Read more...

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An Indian on UN film fest jury


June 13th, 2012 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) K.G. Suresh, director and chief editor of Global Foundation for Civilizational Harmony (India), will be part of the international jury for the fourth edition of ... Read more...

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Putin congratulates Sharapova on French Open victory


June 10th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 10 (IANS) Russian President Vladimir Putin has congratulated Maria Sharapova on her winning the French Open tournament.In his telegram message, Putin praised the Russian-born tennis player for ... Read more...

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Technicians should get recognition, says Zoya (IIFA Diary)


June 8th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, June 8 (IANS) No film is possible without technicians, says Zoya Akhtar who is sad about these behind-scene people not getting recognition for their work."I hope all my ... Read more...

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India taught me to share: Liv Ullmann


June 7th, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, June 7 (IANS) Legendary Norwegian actress Liv Ullmann is bowled over by the warmth she received from people in India and says that they taught her to share.Sharing one ... Read more...

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Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson win the 2012 MTV Movie Best Kiss Award


June 4th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, June 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson have won again the 2012 MTV Movie Award for Best Kiss, for the fourth consecutive year. The two Twilight actors, who ... Read more...

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Rishi, Ranbir to perform together at IIFA?


June 1st, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 1 (IANS) He is the current heartthrob of the industry while his father rocked the Bollywood scene with his effervescence in the 1980s. And if the audience ... Read more...

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Suchitra Sen, Leslie Claudius conferred ‘Banga Vibhusan’ award


May 20th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 20 (IANS) Legendary Bengali actress Suchitra Sen, hockey player Leslie Claudius and painter Jogen Choudhury were among the 13 luminaries from various fields who were awarded the ... Read more...

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Pakistanis win global award for film on drones


May 12th, 2012 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 12 (IANS) A short film on the US drone attacks in Pakistan, made by students of Iqra University, has won an award at an international annual film festival ... Read more...

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Sports minister gives away cash awards to 158 athletes


May 10th, 2012 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi May 10 (IANS) Sports Minister Ajay Maken Thursday gave away cash awards worth to Rs 2.12 crore to 158 sportspersons who have won medals in international events from ... Read more...

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Sexy models at China auto show spark debate


April 26th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 26 (IANS) Models clad in revealing dresses at an ongoing international automotive exhibition here have drawn criticism for seeking instant fame while crossing the thin moral red line.The ... Read more...

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It’s back to Singapore for IIFA this year


April 24th, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, April 24 (IANS) Eight years after showcasing Bollywood's wonder in Singapore, the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) is heading back to the City of Lions for its annual ... Read more...

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An unusual Spanish literary award ceremony


April 24th, 2012 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Alcala de Henares (Spain), April 24 (IANS/EFE) The awarding of the Cervantes Prize to Chile's Nicanor Parra Monday was an unusual event, no less intense for all that and well ... Read more...

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Genelia, Arbaaz kickstart IIFA voting weekend


March 30th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) A host of Bollywood celebrities, including Arbaaz Khan, Genelia D'Souza and Zoya Akhtar came out to cast their votes to select winners on the ... Read more...

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Zeenat Aman, Priya Dutt to judge Women Awards 2012


March 13th, 2012 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 13 (IANS) Veteran actress Zeenat Aman, Congress MP Priya Dutt and designer Nandita Mahtani will be among the judges of the first edition of Women Awards 2012, ... Read more...

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Ratnam’s ‘Raavanan’ part of Austrian Film Museum


March 1st, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, March 1 (IANS) Indian filmmaker Mani Ratnam's "Raavanan" is now part of the permanent collection at the Austrian Film Museum, which has so far only 15 Indian films ... Read more...

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Sarkozy congratulates ‘The Artist’ team


February 28th, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 28 (IANS) French President Nicolas Sarkozy has congratulated the team of black and white silent film "The Artist" for winning five Oscars."It is a tremendous success for ... Read more...

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Rahman performs at Oscars again


February 27th, 2012 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 27 (IANS) Indian composer A.R. Rahman performed at the 84th Academy Awards here as part of the Oscar band in his third performance at the prestigious ... Read more...

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Chloe is MaxMara’s face of the future


February 27th, 2012 - 8:47 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 27 (IANS) "Hugo" star Chloe Moretz has been named MaxMara's 2012 Face of the Future.The 15-year-old American actress will be honoured by the label at an award ... Read more...

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Runaway bride awarded for revolting against lack of loo


February 10th, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) She was a runaway bride, but she won an award of Rs.5 lakh for revolting against the lack of toilet at her in-laws' place.Sulabh International, ... Read more...

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Anil Kapoor thrilled about BAFTA


February 8th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Bollywood actor Anil Kapoor, who is set for his third outing at the prestigious BAFTA ceremony, says he is extremely delighted to be part ... Read more...

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Jessie J to snog Rihanna, Sheeran


February 6th, 2012 - 2:12 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 6 (IANS) British singer Jessie J says that she will snog pop stars Rihanna and Ed Sheeran if she wins three Brit awards.The 23-year-old is nominated ... Read more...

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George Bush to get Estonian Order for expanding NATO


February 2nd, 2012 - 6:34 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) US ex-president George Bush Jr. will receive Estonia's highest state decoration for foreigners for his role in Estonia's 2004 accession to NATO, the Delfi news ... Read more...

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UAE minister gets lifetime achievement award in US


January 27th, 2012 - 1:23 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 26 (IANS/WAM) The UAE's Minister for Foreign Trade Sheikha Lubna Bint Khalid Al-Qassimi was conferred the Lifetime Achievement Award by the Arab American Chamber of Commerce (AACC) in ... Read more...

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Turkey to train 500 Afghan police officers


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:07 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, Jan 21 (IANS) Turkey will train 500 Afghan police officers, Interior Minister Basmillah Mohammadi said Saturday.Fivehundred more officers will be trained in Turkey in the near future, he added. ... Read more...

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Octavia Spencer wins best supporting actress Golden Globe


January 16th, 2012 - 10:23 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 16 (IANS) Octavia Spencer picked the best supporting actress trophy at the 69th Golden Globes award ceremony here for her role as a big-mouthed maid in "The ... Read more...

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‘The Adventures of Tintin’ wins Golden Globe for best animated film


January 16th, 2012 - 9:56 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 16 (IANS) Comic book-inspired "The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of The Unicorn" bagged the best animated film trophy at the Golden Globes award ceremony here.The Steven ... Read more...

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‘The Artist’ bags Golden Globe for best original score


January 16th, 2012 - 9:28 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 16 (IANS) Music composer Ludovic Bource won the award for the best original score for the film 'The Artist' at the prestigious Golden Globes award ceremony here ... Read more...

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