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Madonna’s impersonator to tour India


July 30th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Melissa Totten, a popular impersonator of pop queen Madonna, is set to tour India. She will visit seven cities, starting Aug 17.Totten will be ... Read more...

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Spirituality, fiction and business on bookshelf (IANS Books Review)


March 17th, 2012 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) This weekend, the bookshelf explores some profound truths of life. Browse with IANS.1. "Change Your Life, Change the World"; Written by Ryuho Okawa; Published ... Read more...

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British parents too tired for kids’ bedtime stories


March 12th, 2012 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 12 (IANS) Stressed from ­the struggle to make ends meet, British parents feel too tired to read out stories to their children these days and up to a ... Read more...

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Mubarak’s wife pens book on grandson


May 19th, 2011 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, May 19 (IANS) Former Egyptian first lady Suzanne Mubarak has penned a book about her relationship with her grandson who recently died aged 12, an Egyptian newspaper said.Titled "The ... Read more...

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New iPad app lets parents read stories to their kids - even if they are at work


March 23rd, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 23 (ANI): For parents too busy to read bedtime stories to their kids, here's the perfect solution to their problem.The latest iPhone and iPad app can actually read your child ... Read more...

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Nearly 50pc Brit parents ‘too busy to read their child a bedtime story’


January 31st, 2011 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 31 (ANI): Many of us have grown up listening to bedtime stories our parents read to us.However, a new British survey has revealed that this tradition is dying out - ... Read more...

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Bedtime stories ‘improve children’s vocabulary, spelling abilities’


November 6th, 2010 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 6 (ANI): Reading bedtime stories such as Narnia or Lord of the Rings to your children at a young age can significantly improve their vocabulary as well as their spelling ... Read more...

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Russell Brand Arrested


September 20th, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 20, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Actor Russell Brand was recently the subject to a citizen's arrest, thanks to a paparazzo. The incident took place on Friday at the famous Los Angeles ... Read more...

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Tony Blair’s son asked him: Who do you love more, Blackberry or me?


August 27th, 2010 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 27 (ANI): Former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair has in an interview revealed that his globetrotting has left him missing his family, especially his 10-year-old son Leo.According to the Calcalist ... Read more...

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Bedtime stories improve child literacy


April 4th, 2010 - 9:09 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 4 (IANS) Reading a bedtime story to your child for 20 minutes every night could improve his or her literacy by at least 10 school days a year, experts have ... Read more...

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‘The Very Hungry Caterpillar’ voted best bedtime story by UK parents


March 4th, 2010 - 4:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 4 (ANI): Children's book, 'The Very Hungry Caterpillar' by Eric Carle, has been voted as the best bedtime story in a survey of UK parents.The book is about a caterpillar, ... Read more...

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Bill Mechanic, Adam Shankman to produce 2010 Oscars


October 21st, 2009 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 21 (ANI): Movie moguls Bill Mechanic and Adam Shankman are going to produce the 2010 Oscars.Director Shankman, who once performed at the Academy Awards as a dancer, said that the ... Read more...

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Fairy tales more ancient than previously believed


September 6th, 2009 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 6 (ANI): They have been told as bedtime stories by generations of parents, but according to a new study, fairy tales are more ancient than was previously thought.To reach the ... Read more...

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Adam Sandler dresses up as a princess


September 5th, 2009 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 5 (IANS) Hollywood comedian Adam Sandler likes dressing up as a princess while reading fairy tales to his daughters. The "Bedtime Stories" star, who has two daughters with his wife Jacqueline ... Read more...

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Mein Sabse Bada Kamina Hoon- Vishal Bhardwaj


August 20th, 2009 - 8:33 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
By Subhash K Jha Like his cinema, Vishal Bhardwaj's brutal honesty in person startles you. "Dhan te nan was not designed specially for Kaminey. I had first used it in a telefilm called Dhan ... Read more...

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Now, a website to help dads read bedtime tales to kids even when not around


July 12th, 2009 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne July 12 (ANI): Fathers who fear not being able to get home at time to read their kids bedtime stories can sigh in relief for a new website offers them the ... Read more...

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Brit dads too busy to read bedtime stories to kids


May 26th, 2009 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 26 (ANI): A large number of British kids are missing out on the tradition of bedtime stories, because dads are too busy to read to their children, a new survey ... Read more...

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‘Bedtime Stories’ - a boring fare (Film Review - Rating: **)


January 30th, 2009 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Bedtime Stories"; Cast: Adam Sandler, Guy Pearce, Courtney Cox, Russell Brand, Keri Russell; Director: Adam Shankman; Rating: **"Bedtime Stories" has a workable formula, but falls far short of the movie it ... Read more...

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Kate Winslet confused kids read bedtime stories in German accent


January 28th, 2009 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 28 (ANI): British actress Kate Winslet has revealed that her two children would be baffled by her German accent when she read them bedtime stories, while practicing for her ... Read more...

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Comedy king Adam Sandler now looking for family movies (Interview)


January 14th, 2009 - 8:39 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) He has been tickling the funny bone for 20 years with his mindless, slapstick Hollywood comedies and black humour, but acting in "Bedtime Stories" has inspired Adam ... Read more...

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Clint Eastwoods Gran Torino tops weekend box office


January 12th, 2009 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 12 (ANI): The Clint Eastwood drama Gran Torino has topped the weekend box office after raking in 29 million dollars.According to studio estimates, Bride Wars, starring Anne Hathaway and ... Read more...

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Traditional fairytales deemed ”too scary” by politically correct Brit parents!


January 6th, 2009 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 6 (ANI): British parents have dropped the idea of reading traditional fairytales to their children because they feel the fables are too scary and not politically correct, according to ... Read more...

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Jennifer Anistons Marley & Me tops box office for second week running


January 5th, 2009 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 5 (ANI): Marley & Me, starring Jennifer Aniston and Owen Wilson, has topped the box office for the second week running after raking in 24.1 million dollars.According to studio ... Read more...

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Jim Carrey’’s Yes Man tops UK box office


December 31st, 2008 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 31 (ANI): Jim Carrey''s new comedy film Yes Man has topped the UK box office in its first weekend of release.The film is based on a book by British ... Read more...

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Jennifer Anistons Marley & Me tops weekend box office


December 29th, 2008 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 29 (ANI): Marley & Me, starring Jennifer Aniston and Owen Wilson, has topped the weekend box office after raking in 37 million dollars.According to studio estimates, Disney''s family film ... Read more...

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Marley and Me highest-grossing film in North America on Christmas


December 28th, 2008 - 7:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 28 (ANI): Marley and Me, starring Jennifer Aniston and Owen Wilson, was reportedly the highest-grossing film in North America on Christmas Day.20th Century Fox has claimed that the movie, ... Read more...

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Jennifer Aniston beats Brad Pitt in box office sweep stakes


December 27th, 2008 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 27 (ANI): Jennifer Anistons Marley & Me has grossed 14.8 million dollars, beating the 11.8 million dollar-figure raked in by Brad Pitts The Curious Case of Benjamin Button on ... Read more...

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Adam Sandler losing sheen to animated character


December 24th, 2008 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 24 (IANS) Hollywood comedian Adam Sandler has said he is losing his touch and is no longer the eye candy for girls he once was. The “Click” actor thinks that ... Read more...

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Russell Brand wants to kiss the Jonas Brothers on New Year’’s Eve


December 20th, 2008 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 20 (ANI): British comedian Russell Brand has once again picked on American boy band Jonas Brothers by saying that he wants to kiss them on New Year''s eve.Brand, who ... Read more...

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Brit convicts set to record bedtime stories for their kids in their cells


December 20th, 2008 - 12:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 20 (ANI): Prisoners at Saughton Prison in Edinburgh will soon be able to film themselves reading bedtime stories to send home to their kids.The pilot scheme, called Storybook Dads, ... Read more...

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Madonna hints at Guys infidelity in latest song?


November 8th, 2008 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 8 (ANI): Madonna, it seems, has dropped in a hint on her estranged hubby Guy Ritchies infidelity during her Los Angeles gig the singer dedicated her new song to ... Read more...

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Critics say Tom Cruises Valkyrie has no audience


September 30th, 2008 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 30 (ANI): Film critics who have been to a couple of screenings of Valkyrie, a Tom Cruise starrer film based on the failed assassination attempt on Adolf Hitler, believe ... Read more...

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Russell Brand roped in to host MTV Awards


July 25th, 2008 - 4:21 pm ICT by ANI
London , July 25 (ANI): Funnyman Russell Brand has been roped in to host this years MTV awards.The wild-haired comic star will be pocketing millions of dollars by becoming the first ... Read more...

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Larry Birkhead snaps up Anna Nicole Smith’s old lingerie for daughter


June 23rd, 2008 - 11:47 am ICT by ANI
Washington, June 23 (ANI): Larry Birkhead splurged nearly 3,000 dollars at an auction for some old lingerie worn by the late Anna Nicole Smith in a Playboy shoot for his daughter ... Read more...

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Kids prefer funny books to fairytales


May 30th, 2008 - 5:26 pm ICT by admin
London , May 30 (ANI): Books that tickle the funny bone are what catches the attention of todays kids, rather than fairytales and traditional childrens bedtime classics, reveals a new poll.Classic ... Read more...

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