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Yoko Ono to give peace award to Pussy Riot


September 21st, 2012 - 7:55 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Yoko Ono, widow of Beatles star John Lennon, will give a peace prize in the couple's name to Russian female punk band Pussy Riot, Amnesty ... Read more...

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Did Perry, Mayer fight before MTV award night?


September 9th, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 9 (IANS) Singer Katy Perry and partner singer John Mayer reportedly had a huge fight before appearing for the MTV Video Music Awards ceremony.The couple were ... Read more...

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Dutch firm launches save naked prince game


September 4th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Dutch computer company has released a game based on Prince Harry's naked antics in Las Vegas two weeks ago."We thought it was such a ... 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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Pune blasts ‘very serious matter’, says Shinde


August 4th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Aug 4 (IANS) Calling the Pune serial blasts "a very serious matter", Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde Saturday said all-out investigations are underway to solve the case."We have taken it ... Read more...

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‘Zindagi Na…’ sequel not necessary: Farhan Akhtar


June 11th, 2012 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 11 (IANS) Filmmaker-actor Farhan Akhtar, whose production "Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara" bagged nine awards at the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) awards, says the movie's success doesn't ... Read more...

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John Travolta faces the public for the first time since his scandal


June 8th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, June 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actor John Travolta made his first public appearance yesterday after news of his sex scandal broke. He appeared at the 40th AFI Awards to honor actress ... Read more...

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Priyanka’s tributes to Rekha, Shahid’s to southern songs


June 1st, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 1 (IANS) It will be time for some special tributes at the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards ceremony this year. Actress Priyanka Chopra will perform to ... 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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Zohra Segal, Ramesh Sippy to get lifetime honours


May 29th, 2012 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) Veteran actress Zohra Segal, who turned 100 years old last month, and filmmaker Ramesh Sippy will be honoured for their outstanding contribution to Indian cinema ... Read more...

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Media awards on gender sensitivity


May 21st, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Population First, a Mumbai-based NGO working on women's rights, health and population issues, has invited media houses to send entries for the fourth "Laadli" media ... Read more...

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Bollywood friends made it easy for me to work here: Ali Zafar


May 4th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 4 (IANS) Pakistani actor-singer-composer Ali Zafar, who received the best new talent trophy at the 143rd Dadasaheb Phalke Academy Awards, says the support of his co-actors has made ... Read more...

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You cannot cheat today’s audiences: Revathy (Interview)


May 4th, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Actress Revathy, who has wielded the megaphone for films like "Mitr: My Friend" and "Phir Milenge", feels it's difficult to deceive the audience with ... Read more...

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Museum on Indian Cinema to be ready by May 2013: Soni


May 3rd, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) A museum on Indian cinema, being built in Mumbai, chronicling the history of the industry and its global impact, will be readied by May ... Read more...

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Now, National Film Awards to be held May 3 every year


May 3rd, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) The prestigious National Film Awards ceremony will be held May 3 every year now onwards to commemorate the release date of the first Indian ... Read more...

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Theron donates dresses to charity


April 17th, 2012 - 4:19 am ICT by IANS
London, April 17 (IANS) Actress Charlize Theron is auctioning off dresses from her closet to raise money for her charity fighting AIDS in Africa.The star has donated designer gowns she ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka vote in line with our stand: PM


March 22nd, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday said India's support to the US resolution at the UN against alleged Sri Lankan war crimes was in line ... Read more...

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Need new estimates of poverty: PM


March 22nd, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) After the government faced flak over the Planning Commission's latest poverty estimates, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday said a government panel would devise new ... Read more...

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Adele wins Grammy for ‘21′


February 13th, 2012 - 9:01 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 13 (IANS) Singer Adele won the Grammy award for best pop solo performance for her song "Someone Like You" from her album "21", which was named ... Read more...

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Congrats Abhishek, we should get together: Arnie


February 3rd, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) Hollywood superstar Arnold Schwarzenegger failed to turn up at an event to present Abhishek Bachchan an award for helping create a greener environment, but ... Read more...

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Schwarzenegger fails to turn up at event to award Abhishek (Lead)


February 3rd, 2012 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) Hollywood superstar Arnold Schwarzenegger failed to turn up at a function Thursday evening to present Abhishek Bachchan a Green Globe award for helping create ... Read more...

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Schwarzenegger fails to turn up at event to award Abhishek


February 2nd, 2012 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) Hollywood action star Arnold Schwarzenegger who was to present Abhishek Bachchan the Green Globe for Outstanding Efforts by a Celebrity award did not turn ... Read more...

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Djokovic, Messi favourites at Laureus awards


February 2nd, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 2 (IANS) World No.1 tennis player Novak Djokovic of Serbia and Argentina's football star Lionel Messi are the front runners for the the Laureus World Sports Awards ... Read more...

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Which are Delhi’s good restaurants, asks Arnie


February 2nd, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) Hollywood action star Arnold Schwarzenegger, who is here on a short trip, wants to know about the capital's good restaurants."Does anyone have some good ... Read more...

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Russian company sues US firm over Lady Gaga concert


January 30th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian media holding company UTV, which owns Muz-TV channel, has filed a $1.8 million lawsuit with a Miami court, claiming losses from US-based New Wave ... Read more...

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Julia Gillard saved from attack on Australia Day


January 26th, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sydney, Jan 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard had to be whisked away when an angry aborigine mob rushed on her on Australia Day. She was at an awards ceremony ... Read more...

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Farah Khan, Karan Johar to host Apsara Awards


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) Filmmaker Karan Johar and choreographer-turned-filmmaker Farah Khan will add chutzpah to the Chevrolet Apsara Awards as the hosts of the gala, to be held ... Read more...

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Research culture crying need of India: Kalam


January 10th, 2012 - 1:16 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 9 (IANS) Former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Monday exhorted academic institutions and universities to foster research culture for finding innovative solutions to social problems."Applied and fundamental research is ... Read more...

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Bishoo named Guyana’s cricketer-of-the-year


December 18th, 2011 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Georgetown (Guyana), Dec 18 (IANS/CMC) West Indies leg-spinner Devendra Bishoo and fast bowler Subrina Munroe have been named Guyana's cricketers-of-the-year.The announcement came at the Guyana Cricket Board's annual awards ceremony Wednesday.Bishoo, ... Read more...

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Bal Bharti student wins UN slogan writing competition


December 13th, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Aashna Mahendru, a student of class seven of Bal Bharti Public School, Tuesday won the inter-school online slogan-writing competition which was organised by the United ... Read more...

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I am scared of bike riding: Kareena


December 5th, 2011 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 5 (IANS) Actress Kareena Kapoor reveals that, though uncomfortable riding a bike, she enjoyed doing a stunt with Akshay Kumar in "Kambakkht Ishq" and the bike scene ... Read more...

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Gisele Bundchen named greenest celebrity


December 1st, 2011 - 10:10 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 1 (IANS) Supermodel Gisele Bundchen has been named the most eco-friendly celebrity at the annual Green awards in London.The Brazilian beauty, currently involved in several environmental campaigns and ... Read more...

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Victoria Beckham wins fashion award


November 29th, 2011 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 29 (IANS) Former Spice Girl and designer Victoria Beckham won the Designer Brand of the Year title at the British Fashion Awards.After winning the title, she got ... Read more...

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FIFA president Blatter says racism row is over


November 23rd, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala lumpur, Nov 23 (IANS) FIFA president Sepp Blatter has said he has made his apologies for his comments on racism, insisting "zero tolerance" to racism and considers the matter ... Read more...

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Wadekar to be honoured with C.K.Nayudu Lifetime Achievement Award


November 22nd, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 22 (IANS) Former India captain Ajit Wadekar will be honoured with the Col. C.K. Nayudu Lifetime Achievement Award.Wadekar will receive the award at the annual BCCI Awards Ceremony ... Read more...

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