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Comic book business gets serious in India (Feature)


July 12th, 2011 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Riding on popular superhero-like characters Shaktiman, Nagraj and Chacha Chaudhary, Indian comic books have come a long way. They are expected to grow by leaps ... Read more...

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French MPs vote against antismoking rule censoring iconic smokers on posters


January 20th, 2011 - 3:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 20 (ANI): French MPs have voted against an antismoking rule that has deprived many iconic figures of their cigarettes and pipes in posters or photos.Authorities had removed smouldering Gauloises from ... Read more...

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Superman Is Now Virtual With Customized Super Heroes


January 12th, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sony Online Entertainment has recently launched DC Universe online, its very first MMO based video gaming, inspired from Superman Movie and several other DC comic characters. ... Read more...

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Stan Lee Receives Hollywood Walk Of Fame Star


January 5th, 2011 - 8:43 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Stan Lee whose name is associated with the creation of a number of popular comic characters people drool over worldwide, was recently given a star ... Read more...

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Kajol, Ajay Devgn: Couple In First Animation Film In B Town-Toonpur Ka Superhero


December 2nd, 2010 - 7:01 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Kajol and Ajay Devgn, the Bollywood couple who are loved by one and all are soon to come in the first ever animation film together. The movie titled Toonpur Ka ... Read more...

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Actor Jim Parsons Wins Emmy Award For Best Comedy Actor


August 30th, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Aug 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Few will disagree to the statement that the 62nd Primetime Emmy Award was ruled by new faces and new shows which have undoubtedly changed the face ... Read more...

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Nepal begins to mourn ‘death’ of fledgling constitution


May 26th, 2010 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, May 26 (IANS) Three popular Nepali actors began to mourn the "death" of Nepal's fledgling constitution even as a politician threatened to go on an indefinite hungerstrike.Kedar Ghimire and ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Sting operations are fun: Riteish Deshmukh


January 26th, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
By Radhika Bhirani New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) Bollywood actor Riteish Deshmukh, who plays an investigative journalist in the forthcoming film "Rann", says sting operations are fun as long as "we (celebrities) ... Read more...

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Chaplin, Laurel & Hardy, Archies - on Reliance mobile


January 22nd, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 22 (IANS) Reliance mobile subscribers can now browse through their favourite comic characters on the cell phone while on the move. Reliance Communications has tied up with Cartoon Network to launch ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Airtel launches mobile comics portal


October 18th, 2009 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Telecom operator Bharti Airtel Sunday announced the launch of India's first-ever mobile comics portal on its mobile entertainment portal Airtel Live. The service can be accessed on ... Read more...

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Now, teaching science through comic books (Business Capsule)


September 19th, 2009 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) Axiom Education, an education innovation company, Saturday announced the launch of interactive comic textbooks based on the curriculum set by the National Council for Education Research and Training ... Read more...

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Walt Disney Buys Marvel For $4Billion: Reports


September 1st, 2009 - 6:14 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey According to the sources, Walt Disney Co., which already owns some of the renowned movies and television characters have reportedly bought the comic book giant, Marvel Entertainment.The deal means ... Read more...

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Raimi To Direct “World Of Warcraft” Movie


July 22nd, 2009 - 8:28 pm ICT by GD
Here's a great news for the "World Of Warcraft" online game aficionados. Legendary Pictures, which joined the Warner Brothers in backing movies like "The Dark Knight" and "300" has reportedly stated on ... Read more...

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Comedian Cohen apologises to Madonna, sends her flowers


April 19th, 2009 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 19 (IANS) British comedian Sacha Baron Cohen offended pop superstar Madonna by making fun of her attempt to adopt an African baby in his new movie "Bruno" but apologised ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Stan Lee plans to launch gay superhero


November 14th, 2008 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 14 (ANI): The creator of famous comic characters like Spiderman and Hulk, Stan Lee is now planning to unveil a new superhero, who is gay.Lee is working with U.S. ... Read more...

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Donald Duck, Wonder Woman, Batman to enter academic world


September 28th, 2008 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 28 (ANI): Comic characters Donald Duck, Wonder Woman, Batman are set to enter the academic curriculum of Dalhousie University next year.The University is set to introduce a new ... Read more...

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Eric Bana vows not to do comic roles ever again


February 28th, 2008 - 3:51 pm ICT by admin
Washington, February 28 (ANI): Hollywood actor Eric Bana has vowed never to play comic characters, for he thinks that this genre left him burnt out.Before earning fame in cinema, the Incredible ... Read more...

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