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‘Indian Idol 6′ winner wants to compose too (With Images)


September 2nd, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) A die-hard Sunny Deol fan, Vipul Mehta, winner of the "Indian Idol 6" says his future plans includes giving his voice to his idol, ... Read more...

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Federer surpasses Sampras’ feat


July 16th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 16 (IANS) The 17-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer set a new record Monday when he surpassed Pete Sampras' feat to be world number one for the ... Read more...

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Dara Singh among top five trends on Twitter


July 12th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Wrestler-turned-actor Dara Singh's demise has been the most talked about topic on Twitter Thursday and it featured among top five trends on the microblogging site.As ... Read more...

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B-wood mourns Dara Singh’s death


July 12th, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan remembers Dara Singh as a great Indian and the finest human being. Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt calls him his childhood hero. Veteran actor ... Read more...

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Music band dedicates ‘Amitabh uncle’ to Big B


May 12th, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) Mumbai-based music band named Dedh iinch upar has composed a song dedicated to Bollywood's megastar Amitabh Bachchan.A tribute to the cinematic legend, the ... Read more...

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Mumbai Indians sign T20 sensation Richard Levi


February 27th, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 27 (IANS) Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Mumbai Indians Monday signed T20 sensation Richard Levi of South Africa for the forthcoming fifth edition, replacing Australia's Andrew Symonds ... Read more...

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Happy to equal Gavaskar’s 34 Test centuries: Dravid


July 31st, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Nottingham, July 31 (IANS) Rahul Dravid says he is elated to equal his childhood hero Sunil Gavaskar's record of 34 Test centuries.Dravid scored a gritty 117 at Trent Bridge ... Read more...

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We’ll always remember 26/11: Obama writes in Taj guest book (Lead)


November 6th, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 6 (IANS) "We will always remember the events of 26/11; not only the sorrow, but also the courage and humanity that was displayed that day," wrote US President ... Read more...

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Obamas sign guest book at Taj hotel


November 6th, 2010 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 6 (IANS) US President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle Saturday signed the guest book at the Taj hotel and paid respects to the victims of the 2008 Mumbai ... Read more...

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Obama arrives in India, goes to Taj Hotel (Second Lead)


November 6th, 2010 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 6 (IANS) US President Barack Obama arrived here Saturday at the start of a four-day India visit, focussed largely on the American hunt for markets and jobs, and his ... Read more...

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‘All rounder’ Smith hates being burdened with Shane Warne tag


August 15th, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Aug 15 (ANI): Australian spinner Steve Smith wants the media not to draw parallels with his childhood hero, spin legend Shane Warne, and dismissed the comparisons as inaccurate.Smith, 21, who made ... Read more...

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Corey Haim Dead At 38: Celebrities React Via Twitter


March 11th, 2010 - 2:33 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Mar 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Early this morning I brought you the sad news of the death of 80's heart throb Corey Haim. Since then, more information has been released ... Read more...

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Prashant Kumar in a horror flick Kaalo


January 25th, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Talented actor Prashant Kumar who will soon be seen in horror flick Kaalo is a very big fan of Amitabh Bachchan. This US born and bred dude has also made an ... Read more...

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“Up”, movie redefines American beauty


May 30th, 2009 - 7:34 pm ICT by GD
Friday saw the release of "Up", A movie by Pixar. The movie has been reviewed by many as being one of the best 2009 releases till date. "Up" revives memories of such ... Read more...

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Prabhakaran: the man is dead, the myth destroyed (Comment)


May 20th, 2009 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Mayank Chhaya Velupillai Prabhakaran may not have visualised his own macabre end as a mud-covered and practically naked corpse on a makeshift stretcher, but that is how it turned out to be. ... Read more...

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Ntini declares war against Aussies


December 26th, 2008 - 7:03 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 26 (ANI): Proteas pace spearhead Makhaya Ntini has said that its a war between South Africa and Australia after Boxing Day landed him another couple of wickets.After dismissing Australian ... Read more...

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De Villiers on right path to emulate childhood hero Rhodes


December 26th, 2008 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec 26 (ANI): Abraham Benjamin de Villiers emulated his childhood hero Johnty Rhodes with his superb catching against Australia last week during the first Test at WACA and then taking ... Read more...

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Ali was my childhood hero: Cruise


December 18th, 2008 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 18 (IANS) Actor Tom Cruise fulfilled a lifetime ambition when he met boxing legend Muhammad Ali at a gala event.Cruise admits the three-time World Heavyweight Champion was his hero as ... Read more...

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Raj Kapoor is my childhood hero: Israeli filmmaker


November 11th, 2008 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 11 (IANS) Indian films are a great success in Israel, especially the classics, said Israeli filmmaker Dorn Eran, for whom Raj Kapoor has been an inspiration. "Raj Kapoor is my ... Read more...

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Park Tae-hwan aims to defeat Michael Phelps in finals of mens 200m freestyle


August 11th, 2008 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, August 11 (ANI): After leaving behind American sensation Michael Phelps in a mens 200m freestyle semifinal in the Beijing 2008 Olympics today, South Korean swimming prodigy Park Tae-hwan has ... Read more...

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Indiana Jones: A double dose of nostalgia


May 16th, 2008 - 10:05 am ICT by admin
By Andy Goldberg Los Angeles, May 16 (DPA) In the world of Indiana Jones, things may have been tough, but at least they were simple. The good guys were good, and the bad ... Read more...

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Federer regains confidence after beating Sampras


March 12th, 2008 - 1:51 pm ICT by admin
DPA Indian Wells (California), March 12 (DPA) Roger Federer flew cross-country to Indian Wells Tuesday convinced that his tennis is back on track following an exhibition win over tennis legend Pete Sampras. The ... Read more...

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