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Madonna’s brother to launch shoe collection


July 22nd, 2012 - 5:44 am ICT by IANS
London, July 22 (IANS)Pop star Madonna's brother Christopher Ciccone is to launch shoe collection at London Fashion Week in September.Ciccone, who recently penned a best-selling book about his famous ... Read more...

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Erotic novel puts Harry Potter in shade


June 19th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 19 (IANS) "Fifty Shades of Grey", an erotic novel about a relationship between a young female virgin and her rich older lover, has sold over 100,000 copies in ... Read more...

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Jobs biography Amazon’s best-selling book of 2011


December 7th, 2011 - 10:11 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 7 (IANS) "Steve Jobs", the only authorised biography of the late Apple co-founder, has climbed to the top of Amazon.com's best-selling books for 2011.The book was released in ... Read more...

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HBO releases 1st picture of Julianne Moore as Sarah Palin


April 28th, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 28 (ANI): HBO has released a first look at actress Julianne Moore in her full Sarah Palin wardrobe and makeup.Moore transformed herself to Palin in 'Game Change', donning ... Read more...

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NBC all set to premiere ‘The Paul Reiser Show’ on April 14


March 23rd, 2011 - 11:42 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Mar 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) NBC has added another comedy to its list. A new show by Paul Reiser titled “The Paul Reiser Show” would be premiered on the 14th of ... Read more...

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Julianne Moore to play Sarah Palin in HBO film


March 10th, 2011 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 10 (ANI): Julianne Moore has been cast to play former US Vice Presidential nominee Sarah Palin in HBO's new flick 'Game Change'.Based on the best-selling book of the same ... Read more...

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Workplace myths debunked: 9 things you should never assume at work


January 25th, 2011 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan 25 (ANI): Do you feel that all your colleagues are friends? Or that your life is all about your job? You could be wrong.We often make bad assumptions ... Read more...

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Curry ‘could provide a cure for the common cold’


January 20th, 2011 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 20 (ANI): An ingredient often used to make curry may be the key to fending off the cold virus.For centuries, mothers have used fenugreek, which is rich in antioxidants, to ... Read more...

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Daniel Day-Lewis to play Lincoln


November 22nd, 2010 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Nov 21 (IANS) Actor Daniel Day-Lewis has been roped in to play the 16th American president, Abraham Lincoln, in Steven Spielberg's new biopic."Lincoln", Spielberg's long-in-development biopic is based on ... Read more...

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Rooney Mara Gets A Complete Makeover For “The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo”


October 20th, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The American actress Rooney Mara who bagged the much coveted role of private investigator Lisbeth Salander in "The Girl with The Dragon Tattoo" is leaving no ... Read more...

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Chelsea Handler To Host MTV VMAs


August 22nd, 2010 - 7:07 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Aug 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Comedian Chelsea Handler has been roped in as the host of the next month's Video Music Awards on MTV next month. The comic has already made ... Read more...

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Ketut Liyer, The Healer Of Eat, Pray, Love Hospitalized In Bali


August 13th, 2010 - 11:45 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 13, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Julia Roberts starrer movie Eat, Pray, Love is set to release on September 24 and just a month before this the elderly man Ketut ... Read more...

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Julia Roberts film floods Italian ice cream shop


August 6th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 6 (ANI): Lovelorn single women have flooded the tiny ice cream shop in Italy in homage to a best-selling book which captured the quest for self-discovery and has now been ... Read more...

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‘I am not directing’, says Julia Roberts


July 16th, 2010 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 16 (ANI): It seems Julia Roberts is in no mood to don the director's cap because she feels she lacks patience which is required for the job.Julia, a mother of ... Read more...

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Cleopatra died of drug-spiked cocktail, not snakebite


June 30th, 2010 - 7:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 30 (ANI): Cleopatra died from drinking a lethal drug cocktail that included opium and hemlock and not a snakebite, says a German scientist.Christoph Schaefer, a historian and professor at ... Read more...

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Author making big bucks with bestseller recounting angel experience


June 26th, 2010 - 3:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 26 (ANI): An author, who sees and talks to angels, is making millions with her best-selling book that recounts her experience with the so-called messengers from God.Lorna Byrne claims that ... Read more...

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‘Religion made us human’


June 6th, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 6 (ANI): A psychologist has in a new book stressed that religion played a very important role in the grim struggles of prehistory, providing humans with a way to ... Read more...

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Fourth Twilight story to start filming in October


April 27th, 2010 - 6:36 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 27 (ANI): The last chapter in the Twilight series, Breaking Dawn, will start filming in October.Christian Serratos, who plays Angela in the hit franchise, let the cat out of the ... Read more...

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Belle de Jour scientist’s mum proud of her ‘brilliant’ daughter


November 18th, 2009 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 18 (ANI): Belle de Jour hooker Brooke Magnanti's mother has said that she is proud of her "brilliant" daughter for "standing up for herself".Brooke, the research scientist, recently confessed ... Read more...

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Adrien Brody loses ‘The Time Traveler’s Wife’ role to Eric Bana


October 2nd, 2009 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 2 (ANI): Aussie actor Eric Bana was apparently lucky that he landed the lead role in the film 'The Time Traveler's Wife', for the original novel's author had wanted American ... Read more...

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Writer Ira Trivedi takes a look at Delhi’s high life (With Images)


September 13th, 2009 - 10:41 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) Her new book spotlights the high life of Delhi "that is still trying to come to terms with Western values". Writer Ira Trivedi says "The ... Read more...

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US, UK pressure behind Zardari’s ‘landmark’ FATA reforms?


August 15th, 2009 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug.15 (ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari's announcement of 'landmark' political, judicial and administrative reforms in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) may be seen as a step to reducing ... Read more...

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Constant contact between college students, parents may deter development


August 2nd, 2009 - 11:31 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 2 (ANI): While keeping in touch with family is reassuring to college students away from home, constant contact may hinder a student's development in the new environment, according to ... Read more...

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Obama’s half-brother George signs book deal


June 16th, 2009 - 6:13 am ICT by IANS
New York, June 16 (DPA) US President Barack Obama's half-brother, George Obama, is working on a book to be published by Simon & Schuster, the US publishing giant said in a ... Read more...

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A culinary journey and wellness quest in Thailand (With Images)


March 15th, 2009 - 10:23 am ICT by IANS
By Suvendu Banerjee Chiang Mai (Thailand), March 15 (IANS) Now is one of the best times for Indians to travel to Thailand. The Royal Thai government has exempted the fee for tourist visas ... Read more...

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Oprah Winfrey donates PS243k to Atlanta school


January 3rd, 2009 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 03 (ANI): Media mogul Oprah Winfrey donated 243,000 pounds to a school for low-income kids in Atlanta.Winfrey, who is known for her charitable work, donated the money in a ... Read more...

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Harry Potter fans rush to grab first copies of new book


December 4th, 2008 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 4 (ANI): Thousands of Harry Potter fans, including those who especially flew down from around the world, had lined up until midnight to grab the new book in the ... Read more...

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The Rules book for heartbroken Jennifer Aniston


November 24th, 2008 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov 24 (ANI): The authors of the best-selling book The Rules have some guidelines for heartbroken Jennifer Aniston.The Friends star Aniston recently opened up about her ex Brad Pitt, ... Read more...

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Hilary Swank bringing bestseller French Women Don”t Get Fat to screen


August 15th, 2008 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 15 (ANI): Oscar winner Hilary Swank has picked up the rights for a film version of the best-selling book French Women Don''t Get Fat, according to reports.Swank, an Academy ... Read more...

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Keira Knightley to play Princess Dis ancestor


June 13th, 2008 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 13 (ANI): Keira Knightley has signed on to play an ancestor of the late Diana, Princess of Wales.The 23-year-old is on location at Chatsworth House to make The ... Read more...

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Dinosaurs might once again roam the Earth


May 20th, 2008 - 12:00 pm ICT by admin
Canberra, May 20 (ANI): If scientists have their way, dinosaurs might once again roam the Earth, with the possibility arising after the DNA of the extinct Tasmanian tiger was injected and ... Read more...

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Oprah to take weekly webcast classes on ‘A New Earth’ by Eckhart Tolle


April 18th, 2008 - 3:54 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, April 18 (ANI): Australian fans of Oprah Winfrey will now be able to participate in an episode being shown on the talk show queens weekly webcast series.Foxtel's W. Channel, for ... Read more...

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Winslet replaces pregnant Kidman in The Reader


January 9th, 2008 - 2:01 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, Jan 9 (ANI): Kate Winslet will be stepping into Nicole Kidmans role in the post-WWII romantic drama The Reader after the Aussie Oscar winner dropped out following the news that she ... Read more...

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Art experts discover real-life Da Vinci codes


December 6th, 2007 - 3:18 pm ICT by admin
London, Dec 6 (ANI): Art experts claim that they have discovered a real-life Da Vinci Code buried in the painters masterpieces.They have identified a series of inexplicable faces and secret images, ... Read more...

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