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KJo’s starstruck moment with Meryl Streep (Movie Snippets)


February 27th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 27 (IANS) Filmmaker Karan Johar says amongst his rare starstruck moments in life was his chance meeting with American actress Meryl Streep, who just won her third ... Read more...

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‘The Artist’, ‘Hugo’ in tie with five Oscars each (Roundup)


February 27th, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 27 (IANS) French silent film "The Artist" and period film "Hugo" became the big winners at the star-studded 84th Academy Awards ceremony here as they walked ... Read more...

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Jean Dujardin, Meryl Streep win best actors


February 27th, 2012 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 27 (IANS) Jean Dujardin and Meryl Streep were named the best actors in leading role at the 84th Academy awards ceremony for their work in "The ... Read more...

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‘The Artist’ wins best costume design, ‘The Iron Lady’ makeup


February 27th, 2012 - 9:17 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 27 (IANS) Silent black and white film "The Artist" won an Academy Award in the best costume design category, while Meryl Streep-starrer "The Iron Lady" took home ... Read more...

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Few filmmakers interested in women leaders: Meryl Streep


February 17th, 2012 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 17 (IANS) Meryl Streep, who won the best actress BAFTA for her performance in "The Iron Lady", says she instantly said yes for the movie on former ... Read more...

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‘The Artist’ wins top honours at BAFTA (Lead)


February 13th, 2012 - 6:59 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 13 (IANS) The black-and-white silent movie "The Artist" swept away top honours at the Orange British Academy Film Awards - it was named the best film, while Michel ... Read more...

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Meryl Streep wins best actress trophy at BAFTA


February 13th, 2012 - 6:22 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 13 (IANS) Actress Meryl Streep won the best actress trophy for playing former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in "The Iron Lady" at the the Orange British Academy ... Read more...

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‘The Artist’ bags maximum Golden Globe gongs (Roundup)


January 16th, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 16 (IANS) After leading the nomination pack for the 69th Golden Globe awards, "The Artist" emerged as the big winner at the extravaganza by winning three ... Read more...

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Streep hopes ‘Iron Lady’ will inspire filmmakers


January 6th, 2012 - 8:35 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 6 (IANS) Actress Meryl Streep who is portraying former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher in "The Iron Lady" hopes the movie will inspire more filmmakers to cast older ... Read more...

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Streep donates film fee for charity


November 20th, 2011 - 5:45 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 20 (IANS) Actress Meryl Streep was so keen to make a film on former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher that she slashed her fee and donated the rest ... Read more...

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Margaret Thatcher’s handbag sells for 25,000 pounds


June 28th, 2011 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 28 (IANS) A handbag once used by former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher has been sold for 25,000 pounds at a charity auction.The leather bag by British luxury ... Read more...

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Madonna to be immortalised in comic book


June 25th, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 25 (IANS) Pop singer Madonna's life story is set to be immortalised in a comic book.The highs and lows of the 52-year-old singer will be encapsulated in ... Read more...

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Thatcher held secret meetings with Indian guru


January 29th, 2011 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 29 (IANS) Former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher met controversial Indian guru Chandraswami at the House of Commons in 1975, after he was recommended to her by then deputy high ... Read more...

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Mandela was angry at being banned from meeting UK PM Thatcher


November 29th, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.29 (ANI): Former South African President Nelson Mandela was furious that he was banned from meeting former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher and wanted to criticise her policies to her face, ... Read more...

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Margaret Thatcher named world’s most influential woman


November 1st, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 1 (IANS) Former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher has been named as the most influential woman in the world, according to a new survey.Thatcher picked up almost a third ... Read more...

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Margaret Thatcher recovering, “in good spirits in hospital


October 20th, 2010 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 20 (ANI): Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, who was admitted to hospital with a flu infection, is absolutely fine and "in very good spirits," her son has confirmed."She ... Read more...

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Margaret Thatcher’s family is upset over the biopic being made on her


July 20th, 2010 - 8:32 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher’s family is angry about a new movie based on her life. The film depicted the former Prime Minister as suffering from ... Read more...

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Thatcher’s ingredient for power - eggs


January 30th, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 30 (DPA) Former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher went on a strict diet of eggs to get into shape before her first election victory in 1979, according to documents released ... Read more...

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Margaret Thatcher ‘went on 28 eggs a week diet for 1979 elections’!


January 30th, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 30 (ANI): Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher went on a high-protein diet of up to 28 eggs a week for the 1979 election campaign, her private papers have revealed.The ... Read more...

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How Thatcher avoided being guarded by 20 ‘karate ladies’ in Japan


December 30th, 2009 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 30 (ANI): Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher rejected the offer of 20 "karate ladies" as bodyguards at an economic summit in Japan, as she didn't want to be singled ... Read more...

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Thatcher preferred White Rhodesians immigrants to ‘non-white’ Vietnamese refugees


December 30th, 2009 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 30 (ANI): Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher tried to block the arrival of Vietnamese refugees, as she preferred white immigrants from Rhodesia or Poland over the non-white "boat people", ... Read more...

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Helen Mirren to play Queen in Indira Gandhi biopic?


December 2nd, 2009 - 1:23 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 1 (IANS) Veteran actress Helen Mirren is reportedly set to reprise her role as British monarch Queen Elizabeth II in Indian-origin filmmaker Krishna Shah's upcoming biopic on Indira Gandhi. Mirren, who ... Read more...

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Margaret Thatcher is back at 10 Downing Street


November 24th, 2009 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov. 24 (ANI): Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher came back to 10 Downing Street to attend the unveiling of her portrait.Thatcher's portrait was unveiled at a private reception ... Read more...

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‘Margaret Thatcher’s son became South African spy’


November 8th, 2009 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 8 (IANS) Former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher's son became a spy for South Africa in a bid to avoid being prosecuted for his alleged involvement in a failed coup ... Read more...

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Chirac memoir admits admiration for old foe Thatcher


November 4th, 2009 - 11:42 am ICT by ANI
Paris, Nov.4 (ANI): Former French president Jacques Chirac has expressed a grudging admiration for former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher despite their bitter clashes over Europe. Though the memoir is critical of ... Read more...

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Margaret Thatcher saw Berlin Wall’s fall as German threat to peace, stability


November 2nd, 2009 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 2(ANI): A series of French diplomatic files have revealed that former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher considered the fall of the Berlin Wall on November 9, 1989 as part of ... Read more...

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Palin pitch leaves Hong Kong investors unimpressed


September 24th, 2009 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Hong Kong, Sep.24 (ANI): Former Alaska Governor and defeated US vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin failed to enthuse investors attending the CLSA Asia Pacific Markets Forum - a lavish annual beano where ... Read more...

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Queens and legends correspond with this Orissa villager (Feature with images)


September 2nd, 2009 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
By Byomakesh Biswal Bhubaneswar, Sep 2 (IANS) Lady Di replied to him. So did Michael Jackson, Ronald Reagan, Yasser Arafat, Pele and David Beckham. Why you may wonder are royalty and legends ... Read more...

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BBC suspends Sikh comedian for ‘acting inappropriately’


July 13th, 2009 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 13 (IANS) The British Broadcasting Corporation has dropped Indian-origin broadcaster Hardeep Singh Kohli from a popular television show after he admitted "stepping over the mark" with a female researcher. BBC's The ... Read more...

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BBC apologises for new racial faux pas


July 5th, 2009 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 5 (ANI): The producers of BBC's The One Show have apologised for a new racial faux pas, which comes just five months after the channel sacked Carol Thatcher for comparing ... Read more...

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Thatcher to stay on in hospital after fall


June 16th, 2009 - 1:33 am ICT by IANS
London, June 16 (DPA) Former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher will stay in hospital for "several more days" after breaking her upper arm in a fall, her spokesman said Monday. It had ... Read more...

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Margaret Thatcher in hospital with broken arm


June 12th, 2009 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 12 (DPA) Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, 83, was taken to hospital Friday after breaking her arm in a fall at her London home, her spokeswoman said. The 83-year-old ... Read more...

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Margaret Thatcher admitted to hospital after suffering a fall


June 12th, 2009 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 12 (ANI): Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher was admitted to Chelsea and Westminster Hospital this morning after suffering a fall at her London residence.Doctors are carrying out ... Read more...

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Indian democracy loses to Chinese efficiency - by 160 votes


May 13th, 2009 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, May 13 (IANS) As millions of Indians prepared for Wednesday's last round of elections, India's much-lauded democracy was given a thorough drubbing by China's efficiency-driven one-party system.The result ... Read more...

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BBC sacked Carol Thatcher to get even with `Mom” Thatcher


February 5th, 2009 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.5 (ANI): Carol Thatcher, the journalist daughter of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, was fired from the BBCs flagship The One Show because the corporation has a vendetta against ... Read more...

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