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Change of guard at Kudankulam N-plant


April 30th, 2012 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 30 (IANS) A series of top level changes due to retirement at India's atomic power plant operator Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIl) has resulted in change ... Read more...

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New faster technique to gauge health risk from chemicals


December 27th, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 27 (IANS) Nearly 80,000 industrial chemicals are in use and about 700 new chemicals are introduced annually in the US, according to the US Government Accountability Office. A ... Read more...

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TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington has left AOL


September 13th, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Sept 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) AOL has announced that TechCrunch founder and editor Michael Arrington has left the company. In a statement which was released on Monday, AOL stated that Arrington is ... Read more...

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Rob Lowe ‘not replacing Charlie Sheen in ‘Two And A Half Men’


March 11th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 11 (ANI): 'Parks and Recreation' boss has made it clear that cast member Rob Lowe will not be released from his contract to replace Charlie Sheen in 'Two And A ... Read more...

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Eight million more Chinese to get health cover


March 10th, 2011 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 10 (IANS) Eight million more Chinese will be covered by health insurance in 2011, the human resources and social security ministry has announced.The latest move will bring the ... Read more...

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US meat company converts waste animal fat into renewable diesel fuel


December 25th, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 25 (ANI): The world's largest meat company, Tyson Foods, has entered a partnership to process waste animal fat to a renewable diesel fuel.Along with Syntroleum Corporation, Tyson Foods has ... Read more...

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Harry Potter series ‘inspiring fans to create their own art’


November 14th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 14 (ANI): The Harry Potter series may be coming to an end, but it has inspired many of its fans to create their own art.Karin Westman, associate professor and expert ... Read more...

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All Is Well With Buddha & Gowariker, Says BK Modi


September 27th, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 27, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Recently, there was a buzz that the collaboration between filmmaker Ashutosh Gowariker and industrialist BK Modi has gone sour because of some losses in their joint project ... Read more...

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Balaji Backs Out From Dibakar’s Next Film!


September 1st, 2010 - 2:00 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 1, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Ekta Kapoor's Balaji Telefilms had distributed director Dibakar Banerjee's critically acclaimed movie "Love Sex Aur Dhokha', which was released on March, 2010. Following this, there was ... Read more...

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Bikini-clad New Jersey woman to boost troop morale with 12,000 posters


August 23rd, 2010 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug 23 (ANI): A woman from New Jersey is set to lend a hand in boosting the morale of troops in Iraq and Afghanistan after she signed 12,000 posters featuring ... Read more...

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Carla Bruni films Woody Allen cameo


July 28th, 2010 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 28 (ANI): French First Lady Carla Bruni-Sarkozy has added a new feather to her cap - she has now become an actress.Dressed in a white blouse and jeans, ... Read more...

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Santosh can’t turn Mani Ratnam down


May 1st, 2010 - 4:49 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 30, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Cinematographer Santosh Sivan has put his film on hold after Mani Ratnam asked him to shoot his next film called Azaan starring Ranbir Kapoor.Santosh has always ... Read more...

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‘Lord of the Rings’ filmmaker Peter Jackson knighted


April 29th, 2010 - 8:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Wellington, Apr 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The ‘Lord of the Rings’ filmmaker Peter Jackson has been knighted. He was honored on Wednesday in New Zealand, and while accepting the honor, he said very ... Read more...

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Volcanic ash cover can uncork the artist in you


April 24th, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 24(ANI): People stranded across Europe due to volcanic ash can harness their creativity in their idle time, according to an expert.R. Keith Sawyer, PhD, an associate professor of psychology, both ... Read more...

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Bala’s new heroine


April 22nd, 2010 - 7:13 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 22, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Bala is a busy man with his current project Avan Ivan progressing at a fast pace. The hot news is that the director has finalized the female ... Read more...

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Posani’s Double Whammy


April 21st, 2010 - 11:14 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 21, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Posani Krishna Murali, who is an established writer- director and actor is currently busy working on his current project Nithya Pellikoduku .And the big news is ... Read more...

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Narain’s change


January 25th, 2010 - 4:00 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Actor Narain, who debuted with Adoor Gopalakrishnan's film, was appreciated for his performance in Anjaathey, a Tamil film.After Anjaathey, he realized that as such films won't come his way all the time, ... Read more...

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Steven Spielberg quits ‘Harvey’ remake project


December 5th, 2009 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 05 (ANI): Director Steven Spielberg has decided to step out from the remake of classic movie 'Harvey' after failing to find a Hollywood A-lister to play the lead role.Late actor ... Read more...

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Vishal Bhardwaj hates hogging the limelight!


August 12th, 2009 - 9:57 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Vishal Bhardwaj is heard to be very passionate about his work. Perhaps, that says it all for him not being accessible to media. According to a very close source of Vishal, the ... Read more...

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How the Oscar statuette came into being (Lead)


February 22nd, 2009 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 22 (IANS) In 1928, Mexican film director Emilio "El Indio" Fernandez was approached by the art director of Metro Goldwyn Mayer, Cedric Gibbons, with a most unusual request. Would ... Read more...

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”Chemical castration” may help blunt sex drive in perverts


December 28th, 2008 - 12:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 28 (ANI): As a part of a voluntary scheme, sex offenders in Britain have been given drugs that reduce sex drive and make it difficult for them to re-offend, ... Read more...

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Clint Eastwood, 78, retires from acting


November 25th, 2008 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 25 (IANS) Hollywood legend Clint Eastwood, 78, says he will not act in another film after starring in his current project “Gran Torino”.Accroding to mirror.co.uk, the five-time Oscar winner is ... Read more...

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Tom Cruise to split with business partner Paula Wagner


August 15th, 2008 - 10:12 am ICT by IANS
DPA Los Angeles, Aug 15 (DPA) Tom Cruise is splitting from his long-time business and production partner Paula Wagner, who is resigning as chief executive of United Artists, the legendary studio that the ... Read more...

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