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Rare Napoleon letter sold for $400,000


June 12th, 2012 - 8:34 am ICT by IANS
London, June 12 (IANS) A rare letter written in English by French emperor Napoleon Bonaparte has been sold at an auction for 325,000 euros ($400,000), BBC reported.The sale at auction ... Read more...

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Portia de Rossi & Ellen DeGeneres to come out with a comedy show


September 12th, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sept 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Portia de Rossi and partner Ellen DeGeneres will come out with a comedy show on NBC. The show was not named in the report by the ... Read more...

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Google suffers major blow in Nortel patent loss


July 4th, 2011 - 10:41 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 4 (IANS) Google, which initiated the bidding war for precious Nortel patents in April, has suffered a huge blow with an Apple-led consortium walking away with 6,000 patents ... Read more...

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Apple-led group buys Nortel patents for $4.5 bn


July 2nd, 2011 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 2 (IANS) A consortium of Apple, BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM), Microsoft, Ericsson, Sony and EMC has bought 6,000 patents of the defunct Nortel for a whopping ... Read more...

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30000 pounds for rare copy of Mein Kampf signed by Hitler


April 11th, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.11 (ANI): The 'rarest ever' edition of Mein Kampf signed by Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler and featuring vellum bindings and gold lettering on the titles, could fetch up to 30000 in ... Read more...

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Seven countries bidding to host Haye- Klitschko heavyweight title bout


March 21st, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 21(ANI): WBA world heavyweight champion David Haye's 40 million pound title bout against Ukrainian Wladimir Klitschko is at the centre of a bidding war between seven countries.According to the Sun, ... Read more...

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Johnny Depp splurges $13.4 mn on Venice palace


January 30th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 30 (IANS) Hollywood superstar Johnny Depp has splurged $13.4 million on a palazzo (palace) in Venice, Italy after falling in love with the city.The 47-year-old actor had spent several ... Read more...

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Courtney Love bids $17K for tea with Adrien Brody


November 9th, 2010 - 7:08 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov 09 (ANI): Despite complaining of money woes lately, Courtney Love has bid a whopping 17,000 dollars for tea with Oscar winner Adrien Brody.She made the bid at Paul Haggis' ... Read more...

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Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” Video To Hit Big Screen?


October 30th, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) With Halloween knocking our doors, new buzz that surrounds the media is that Michael Jackson's 14 minute music video "Thriller" might return as a movie for ... Read more...

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Rooney branded a ‘whore’ by fans for wanting to quit Man U


October 21st, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct. 21 (ANI): Star striker Wayne Rooney has been branded a "whore" by furious fans after he confirmed he is quitting Manchester United.Some Red Devils' supporters unfurled banners at Old ... Read more...

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Fortis scrip up 1.4 percent on Hong Kong acquisition


October 11th, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 11 (IANS) The scrips of Fortis healthcare rose as much as 3.41 percent in intra-day trade Monday after the company's promoters announced the acquisition of Hong Kong-based Quality Healthcare Asia ... Read more...

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Rob Zombie’s latest movie project revealed


September 23rd, 2010 - 8:12 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 23, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Celebrated heavy metal icon Rob Zombie's upcoming movie project would be called "The Lords Of Salem".This is going to be a thriller amidst the background of ... Read more...

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Bidding war continues as Dell matches HP’s $27-a-share offer for 3PAR


August 27th, 2010 - 7:07 pm ICT by BNO News
ROUND ROCK, TEXAS (BNO NEWS) -- Dell announced on Friday that 3PAR has accepted its increased offer to acquire the data-storage company for $27 per share in cash, matching Thursday's offer by ... Read more...

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‘$100m bidding war’ to sign Robbie Williams


July 31st, 2010 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 31 (ANI): The 100-million-dollar bidding war to sign Robbie Williams seems to be heating up as the RCA label are doing everything to get him aboard.The Sony Stable recently ... Read more...

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Brad Pitt to star in World War Z


July 22nd, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 22 (IANS) Brad Pitt has been roped in to star in a new film called "World War Z", an adaptation of a book of the same name by Max ... Read more...

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Paul the psychic octopus ‘could transfer to Spain’ after bidding war


July 16th, 2010 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 16 (ANI): Paul the psychic octopus may be heading for Spain after having correctly predicted the result of the 2010 World Cup final.Madrid Zoo announced a transfer bid for the ... Read more...

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ITV ’signs Christine Bleakley in $6m deal’


June 22nd, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 22 (ANI): ITV has signed Christine Bleakley in a deal rumoured to be worth 6 million dollars.ITV announced that it had secured an exclusive three-year deal with Bleakley just hours ... Read more...

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Valenica likely to sell David Villa for 40-mn pounds


March 23rd, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 23 (ANI): Chelsea and Manchester City are on the alert after debt-riddled Valencia agreed to sell striker David Villa.Villa's teammate Silva is also available and Manchester United is sure ... Read more...

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Swift’s guitar on auction


February 20th, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 20 (IANS) Teenage singing sensation Taylor Swift's lucky guitar has sparked an online bidding war after the "Love Story" singer put it up for auction. In just six days, bids for ... Read more...

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SCG may lose season’s first ODI next summer


February 2nd, 2010 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 2 (IANS) Historic Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) is facing serious threat of losing out on international cricket. It may may lose out next summer's first One-day international to ANZ Stadium, reported ... Read more...

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John Terry’s ‘lover’ at centre of bidding war in media


February 2nd, 2010 - 4:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 2 (ANI): French model Vanessa Perroncel who allegedly had a fling with England football skipper John Terry is now is at the centre of a bidding war in the ... Read more...

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Wayne Bridge ‘devastated’ over John Terry’s affair with his ex-girlfriend


February 2nd, 2010 - 3:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 2 (ANI): English footballer Wayne Bridge is devastated after learning about Chelsea skipper John Terry's affair with his ex-girlfriend Vanessa Perroncel, according to his pals.The 29-year-old Manchester City left ... Read more...

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Jackson, Lisa Marie marriage certificate sold for $70,800


January 27th, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 27 (IANS) Pop star Michael Jackson and Lisa Marie Presley's marriage certificate has been sold for $70,800 at an auction. The document, which boasts both stars' signatures, was issued to ... Read more...

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Cowell approaches Pattinson with major record deal


January 25th, 2010 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 24 (IANS) "Twilight" star Robert Pattinson has been approached by music moghul Simon Cowell to sign a major record deal. The young actor has even been told he can basically write ... Read more...

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Elton John ‘writing his most exciting new stuff for years to come’


December 14th, 2009 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 14 (ANI): Legendary popstar Sir Elton John is once again set to initiate a record company bidding war with his new tracks, which he feels, would last for decades.The 62-year-old ... Read more...

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Aussie mum hailed as new J.K. Rowling


November 9th, 2009 - 4:24 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, November 9 (ANI): A writer-mum has been hailed as the new J.K. Rowling after her second novel, which had been turned down by every literary agency in Australia, sparked a worldwide ... Read more...

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Bruce Springsteen to write autobiography?


November 6th, 2009 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 6 (ANI): Singer songwriter Bruce Springsteen is set to reveal details about his life in the limelight in an autobiography, it has emerged.Springsteen, 60, had kept diaries throughout his career ... Read more...

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Bidding starts in Australia for expensive Freddie Flintoff


October 14th, 2009 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct.14 (ANI): Former England Test all-rounder Andrew "Freddie" Flintoff's declaration that he is keen to play in Australia is likely to spark a fierce inter-state bidding war for cricket's freelance gun ... Read more...

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Coming soon: a horror story on American Fritzl’s victim?


September 20th, 2009 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 20 (ANI): Publishers and Hollywood studios have begun a multi-million dollar bidding war for the rights to sex slave Jaycee Dugard's horrifying life story.Fresh details of the American Fritzl's victim ... Read more...

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MJ’s ’secret’ novel sparks bidding war between publishers


September 15th, 2009 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 15 (ANI): A secret novel penned by Michael Jackson has reportedly sparked a bidding war for its rights between New York publishers.The King of Pop is said to have ... Read more...

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Michael Jackson wrote novel in secret


September 15th, 2009 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 15 (IANS) Publishers here are involved in a bidding war for the rights to a novel secretly written by pop legend Michael Jackson. It is not known when the ... Read more...

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Japanese PM’s 80s pop tune hot on net auction


September 8th, 2009 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 8 (ANI): A single released by Japan's future prime minister, Yukio Hatoyama, two decades ago has sparked a bidding war amongst fans at an auction site.His pop ballad single, entitled ... Read more...

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‘Lucky’ Nannes dangles between Delhi and Victoria


August 30th, 2009 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 30(ANI): Delhi Daredevil cricketer Dirk Nannes, who has been in the news for his alliance with numerous teams, has said that he considers himself lucky for the opportunities that ... Read more...

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Football stars bid for Ronaldo’s 4.5 million “Gold Trafford”


July 31st, 2009 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
Chester (England), July 31(ANI): Numerous football stars have come forward in a new bidding war, bid for a staggering 4.5 million pounds seven-bedroom mansion at Chester county, which belongs to former ... Read more...

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‘Playboy’ wins rights to serialise Vladimir Nabokov’s novella


July 10th, 2009 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jul 10 (ANI): Rights to the final work of late Russian-born American novelist, Vladimir Nabokov's novella, which has stayed hidden for more than 30 years, has been won by Playboy ... Read more...

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