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‘Mugamoodi’ - the super ‘hero’ who could’ve been superhero (Tamil Movie Review)


September 1st, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Mugamoodi"; Cast: Jiiva, Narain and Pooja Hegde; Director: Mysskin; Rating: ***Here's the story of a superhero who can't leap tall buildings, stop a speeding bullet or fly in the air ... Read more...

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New ‘Ramayan’ on TV simplified, technology-backed


August 4th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) The magic of mythological epic "Ramayan" is set to be recreated on Zee TV, and the new version promises to be a state-of-art affair with ... Read more...

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Can robots be blamed for killing civilians?


April 24th, 2012 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 24 (IANS) If a robot develops a programming glitch that causes it to kill civilians, do we blame the robot, or the humans who created and deployed it?Such ... Read more...

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4 Left legislators willing to cross over: Kerala UDF leader


April 23rd, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, April 23 (IANS) Kerala government chief whip and veteran United Democratic Front (UDF) legislator P.C.George Monday alleged that four legislators from the CPI-M-led opposition are ready to cross over ... Read more...

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Missiles of the world - a look at countries’ arsenals


April 19th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Before India entered into the elite club with the Thursday launch of Agni-V missile, only five countries - the US, Russia, China, France and Britain ... Read more...

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‘3′ neither joyous love story nor serious movie (Tamil Movie Review)


March 31st, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "3"; Cast: Dhanush, Shruti Haasan, Sundar, Prabhu, Bhanupriya, Rohini, Sivakarthikeyan and others; Director: Aishwarya R. Dhanush; Producer: Kastoori Raja; Composer: Anirudh; Rating: ** 1/2The film "3" is the maiden directorial ... Read more...

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‘Contraband’-predictable fun while it lasts


January 28th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Contraband"; Actors: Mark Wahlberg, Giovanni Ribisi, Kate Beckinsale; Director: Baltasar Kormakur; Rating: ***There are films made on predictable scripts. Yet their execution often raises their quality a few notches and ... Read more...

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‘Heartbreaker’ - a sad, heartbreaker of a film (IANS Movie Review; Rating: * 1/2)


January 15th, 2012 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Heartbreaker"; Actors: Romain Duris, Vanessa Paradis, Julie Ferrier; Director: Pascal Chaumeil; Rating: * 1/2Every country, no matter how cliched its cinematic culture, produces some great cinema. To see not ... Read more...

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No compromise on Bangladesh’s security: Hasina


December 13th, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Dec 13 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Tuesday said her government would never compromise on the country's security and sovereignty."We believe in peace and peaceful coexistence with ... Read more...

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I’m going to India in December: Katie Holmes


November 24th, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Hollywood actress Katie Holmes, who will be seen in "Jack and Jill" with Adam Sandler, says she is planning to visit India in December."I ... Read more...

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‘Ra.One’ raises the bar for Hindi films (IANS Hindi Film Review)


October 26th, 2011 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Ra.One"; Starring: Shah Rukh Khan, Kareena Kapoor, Arjun Rampal, Armaan Verma, Shahana Goswami; Director: Anubhav Sinha; Rating: ***1/2Here's a movie the Hindi film industry can be proud of. "Ra.One" ... Read more...

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Spying on kids’ online activities is waste of time


August 7th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 7 (IANS) Parents who try to keep track of their kid's online activities seem to be just wasting their time. "If you feel that you have to ... Read more...

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Thoroughly probe role of coaches, officials: Usha, Randhawa


July 4th, 2011 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) After two more Indian athletes tested positive Monday, former greats P.T. Usha and Gurbachan Singh Randhawa said the role of coaches, support staff and officials ... Read more...

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Well-made ‘Nootrienbathu (180)’ a visual treat (Telugu Movie Review)


June 26th, 2011 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Nootrienbathu (180)"; Cast: Siddharth, Priya Anand, Nitya Menen, Mouli, Geetha, Sricharan; Director: Jayendra; Cinematographer: Balasubramaniem; Music Director: Sharreth; Rating: ** 1/2 Acclaimed ad filmmaker Jayendra's debutant movie has all the ... Read more...

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Indians, Pakistanis want better ties: Poll


June 22nd, 2011 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 22 (IANS) Pakistanis and Indians don't view each other favourably, yet despite the visible hostility between the two neighbours, a large majority of people on both sides ... Read more...

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Jackson committed suicide over finances?


April 7th, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 7 (IANS) The lawyers of Conrad Murray, Michael Jackson's doctor, have revealed that the late King of Pop might have committed suicide over his financial woes.Defence lawyer ... Read more...

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Lawyer for Conrad Murray claims ‘MJ committed suicide’


April 7th, 2011 - 12:09 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 07 (ANI): A defence lawyer for Michael Jackson's doctor has reportedly claimed that the King of Pop was so anguished about his deteriorating finances in his final days that ... Read more...

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Indian batting vs. Pakistani bowling crux of WC semi-final clash: Mudassar


March 29th, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 29(ANI): The crunch of Wednesday's Indo-Pak World Cup semi-final match lies in the Indian batting versus Pakistani bowling, former Pakistan opening batsman and cricket expert Mudassar Nazar has said."Pakistan's ... Read more...

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‘Payanam’ offers something new (Tamil Movie Review)


February 12th, 2011 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
By Aravindan DI Film: "Payanam"; Producer: Silent Movies; Director: Radha Mohan; Cast: Prakash Raj, Nagarjuna, Sanaa Khan, Rishiraj, M.S. Bhasker, Manobala, Badava Gopi and others. Music: Pravin Mani; Art: K. Kathir; Rating: ***1/2 ... Read more...

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WiliLeaks cables state Saudi oil reserves may be overstated by almost 40 percent


February 10th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.10 (ANI): Leaked American diplomatic cables released by the whistle blowing web site WikiLeaks have revealed that the United States fears that Saudi Arabia, the world's largest crude oil exporter, may ... Read more...

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Android overtakes Symbian as world’s most popular smartphone OS


February 2nd, 2011 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 2 (ANI): Nokia's Symbian is no more the best smartphone operating system - it has been toppled over by Google's Android.According to figures released by analysts Canalys, during the last ... Read more...

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Sherlock Holmes Actor Jude Law Set To Return To stage In London


January 15th, 2011 - 11:54 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Actor Jude Law the well known face from Sherlock Holmes is all set to return to stage in London with a new production of Anna Christie.The well known actor ... Read more...

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Being part of Afghanistan’s political solution “absolutely essential” for Pak: Akram


January 15th, 2011 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Geneva, Jan 15(ANI): Pakistan must be part of the attempts to forge a political solution in Afghanistan rather than simply be urged to kill extremists on its soil, a senior Pakistani ... Read more...

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Turning 30!!! Review: A Mixed Feeling!


January 14th, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Film: Turning 30!!!Cast: Gul Panag, Rurab Kohli, Siddharth Makkar, Tillotama ShomeDirector: Alankrita ShrivastavaRating: **Naina (Gul Panang) has her life in full throttle but just a few days before she turns ... Read more...

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Watson was under-bowled at Gabba, is crucial to Oz attack: Blewett


December 2nd, 2010 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
Adelaide, Dec.2 (ANI): Former Australian batsman Greg Blewett believes that all-rounder Shane Watson was under bowled in the Gabba Test, and has urged skipper Ricky Ponting to see him as a vital ... Read more...

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Reese Witherspoon: Why Is She At An All-Time High?


December 1st, 2010 - 1:02 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Reese confides to the world now that she is at an all time high regarding her sexuality and feminine quotient. Why so? She says that as women grow older they become ... Read more...

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No medical reason behind Katie’s conceiving delay


November 2nd, 2010 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 2 (IANS) Model Katie Price's husband Alex Reid, who is optimistic about having a child with his wife, says there is no medical reason why they have not yet conceived.The ... Read more...

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BCCI-Kochi IPL deadlock continues


October 22nd, 2010 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi/Kochi, Oct. 22 (ANI): The row over the Kochi Indian Premier League (IPL) team's ownership remains unresolved.According to a television channel report, Kochi owners have sent an e-mail to the ... Read more...

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Tusshar Kapoor Gets Mobbed In Ooty


October 20th, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 20, 2010 (Showbiz PR Wire): Tusshar Kapoor recently happened to be part of a highly amusing situation while shooting for his upcoming film Barjatya’s Love U…Mr.Kalakaari also starring Amrita Rao.While shooting ... Read more...

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“Today, I am answerable to my in-laws” - Eesha


August 28th, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 28, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Eesha Koppikhar would be seen in 'Hello Darling' today which is about sexual harassment at workplace. However, closer home, last nine months have pretty much turned ... Read more...

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Kevin Spacey to star as cult leader on TV?


August 20th, 2010 - 3:58 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 20 (IANS) Hollywood actor Kevin Spacey is in talks to star in a new TV series based on a charismatic cult leader. Network executives at HBO have confirmed they are closing ... Read more...

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‘Thor’ Being Readied For 2011 Release


July 25th, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri July 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The first images of the upcoming movie Thor have been published on the web and the reactions are pouring in. It will star the hunky actor ... Read more...

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‘Alladistaa’ Releasing Tomorrow


June 24th, 2010 - 12:41 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 24, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Directed by Bali Srirangam, the film "Alladistaa' was produced by K Rohit, with Udaykiran and Meera Jasmine in the lead. Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M ... Read more...

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‘Raavanan’ - compelling tale of modern-day Sita’s plight (IANS Tamil Film Review, Rating: *** 1/2)


June 19th, 2010 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
By Aravindan D.I. Film: "Raavanan"; Director: Mani Rathnam; Cast: Vikram, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Prithviraj, Prabhu, Karthick, Priyamani and others.Rating: *** 1/2An innocent woman caught in a fierce clash between the system ... Read more...

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Players must be convinced about CA’s plan to change ODI format: Ponting


June 12th, 2010 - 3:30 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jun 12 (ANI): Skipper Ricky Ponting has said that players will need to be convinced about Cricket Australia's attempt to change the 50-over ODI format by introducing a new 40-over competition.Cricket ... Read more...

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