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London 2012 organisers to auction Olympic torches


June 21st, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 21 (IANS) London 2012 organizers LOCOG announced that authentic Olympic torches will be available from an official online auction throughout the Torch Relay.The auction will take place at ... Read more...

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‘The Darkest Hour’ - cinematically bleak (IANS Movie Review)


January 7th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "The Darkest Hour"; Cast: Emile Hirsch, Olivia Thirlby, Max Minghella; Director: Chris Gorak; Rating: *1/2Alien invasion movies, a specialised Hollywood domain, works on few fundamental premises -- characterisation of protagonists ... Read more...

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‘Puss In Boots’ - Fun but not enough (IANS Movie Review - Rating: ***)


December 3rd, 2011 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Voiceovers: Antonio Banderas, Salma Hayek and Zach Galifianakis; Director: Chris Miller; Rating: ***It is rare in the echelons of cinema that a side character in a famous film gets a part ... Read more...

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Foreign dentists ruining our teeth: British patients


December 3rd, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 3 (IANS) A growing number of dental patients in Britain are undergoing defective treatment by foreign dentists who flee home to escape paying compensation, a media report said ... Read more...

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Christian Bale doesn’t want to be Batman any more


November 28th, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Nov 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Christian Bale has indicated that he will not be playing the Batman role again after the upcoming movie “The Dark Night Rises.” The 37-year-old was quoted ... Read more...

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New WTC drops plans for windows on world-type restaurant


March 8th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 8 (ANI): Developers of the new World Trade Center have reportedly dropped plans for windows on the world-type restaurant on the tower's top floor.The restaurant, which had been part ... Read more...

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Antarctic icecaps could help scientists predict Earth’s future weather


November 28th, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 28 (ANI): London's Science Museum will feature three pieces of ice core, drilled from the Antarctic icecap, which could help scientists predict Earth's future weather.They will be installed in a ... Read more...

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Madonna to open gym chain around the world


October 27th, 2010 - 12:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 27 (ANI): Madonna is all set up to open a chain of gyms around the world.Called the Hard Candy Fitness Centers - named after the singer's 2008 album - ... Read more...

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Christopher Nolan ropes in Tom Hardy for latest Batman sequel


October 14th, 2010 - 8:22 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
October 14, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The third installment of Batman is to soon be launched and the shooting is scheduled to be starting sometime in the spring of 2011.'Inception' actor ... Read more...

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Archaeologists seeking ancient booty dive to Blackbeard’s pirate ship


October 5th, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 5 (ANI): Archaeologists are once again heading back to the sea off North Carolina's coast in a continuing effort to recover artefacts from the wreck believed to be Blackbeard's ... Read more...

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Now, a robot that eats and poos!


July 21st, 2010 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 21 (ANI): Technicians in the UK have built a robot that can eat and also excrete its waste.Ecobot III, which was created by the Bristol Robotics Laboratory in the UK, ... Read more...

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LiLo a nightmare for I Know Who Killed Me helmer


May 9th, 2010 - 4:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 09 (ANI): Director Chris Sivertson's thriller I Know Who Killed Me turned into a real-life nightmare as actress Lindsay Lohan kept failing to show up for the shoot.And because ... Read more...

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Stewart reveals top directors line-up for ‘Twilight’ finale


March 17th, 2010 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 17 (IANS) Actress Kristen Stewart has revealed that Gus Van Sant, Sofia Coppola and Bill Condon have been approached to direct the fourth instalment of the "Twilight" series. "I'm glad that's ... Read more...

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Weekly bar trip helped pooch to become world’s oldest!


February 26th, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 26 (ANI): A weekly trip to the pub has helped a Beagle cross, named Lulu, to rake up 147 dog years making her the world's oldest dog.Lulu, who is 21 ... Read more...

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One World Trade Center reaches the 20th floor equivalent


February 4th, 2010 - 1:17 am ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK CITY (BNO NEWS) – One World Trade Center has reached the 20th floor equivalent level, bringing the tower to 200 feet above street level, Port Authority announced on Wednesday.The agency’s ... Read more...

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Is our atmosphere an import from outer space?


December 11th, 2009 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 11 (IANS) The gases which make up the earth's atmosphere and probably its oceans are an import from outer space, says a new study. Scientists from the Universities of Manchester and ... Read more...

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‘Twilight’ finale might be split into two


December 2nd, 2009 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Dec 2 (IANS) The makers of "Twilight" franchise may release two movies based on the fourth novel in the series. Summit Entertainment, which plans to release part three called "Eclipse" ... Read more...

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‘The Twilight Saga: New Moon’ earns $72.7 mn, breaks opening day record


November 22nd, 2009 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Nov 22 (IANS) "The Twilight Saga: New Moon" raked in an estimated $72.7 million on approximately 8,500 screens at 4,024 centres and has broken the record for the biggest one-day ... Read more...

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New Moon Review


November 20th, 2009 - 10:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Nov 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The movie ‘New Moon’ is directed by Chris Weitz who has delivered a visual treat, which is an artistic expression on love, longing and lost. ... Read more...

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‘Twilight’ director Chris Weitz to quit Hollywood


November 19th, 2009 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 19 (IANS) Chris Weitz, director of the movie "The Twilight Saga New Moon", says he will retire from Hollywood after making one more movie. Weitz, who had also directed "About A ... Read more...

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Stephanie Meyer reveals ‘New Moon’ secret on Oprah’s show


November 14th, 2009 - 7:35 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Nov 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The famed author of ‘Twilight’ Stephenie Meyer is all set to appear on Oprah’s show for the promotion of the movie ‘New Moon’. Meyer ... Read more...

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Stressed Oz housewives turning to cocaine


November 1st, 2009 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 1 (ANI): Stressed-out middle class housewives in Australia have become regular cocaine users, reveals a new report.According to the report by Queensland's Crime and Misconduct Commission on illicit drugs, cocaine ... Read more...

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Chris Weitz takes ‘Twilight’ to Twitter


October 14th, 2009 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 14 (ANI): Fans of 'Twilight' franchise can catch up on updates about the new film on Twitter, courtesy director Chris Weitz.The filmmaker, who is presently helming the forthcoming sequel 'New ... Read more...

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Freedom Tower: The Symbol Of Hope Finally Gathers Momentum


September 11th, 2009 - 9:58 pm ICT by GD
There have been a lot of progress in the building of the Freedom Tower or the One World Trade Center, that is currently under construction at the same site as that of ... Read more...

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No nude scene in Twilight sequel, says director Weiz


August 4th, 2009 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Normal 0Melbourne, Aug 5 (ANI): New Moon director Chris Weitz has dismissed rumours that the Twilight sequel will feature three of its stars in a nude scene.Weiz had to fight ... Read more...

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For White House’s social office, its all about introducing the Obamas around


April 21st, 2009 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr. 21 (ANI): The Obamas are out to make new traditions at the White House, and helping them out this endeavour is their social secretary Desiree Rogers, Valerie Jarrett, a White ... Read more...

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Lewis Hamiltons waxwork unveiled at Madame Tussauds


March 20th, 2009 - 4:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 20 (ANI): British Formula One racing driver Lewis Hamiltons wax figure has been unveiled by Madame Tussauds, as he gears up for the Australian Grand Prix.Hamiltons 150,000 pounds figure ... Read more...

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Jackomania grips people worldwide


March 13th, 2009 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 13 (ANI): It seems that Jackomania has gripped people all over the world.As Michael Jackson prepares for his last ever London gigs, the demand for concert tickets has soared, ... Read more...

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Boom to bust for Australia’s economy


March 4th, 2009 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 4 (DPA) The former world-beating Australian economy has joined most of the rest of the developed world and shifted into reverse, official figures released Wednesday showed. National accounts showed the gross ... Read more...

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Who will accept Heath Ledgers Golden Globe should he win?


December 15th, 2008 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 15 (ANI): With Aussie actor Heath Ledger having been posthumously nominated for a Golden Globe, the question now arises who will accept the award should he win it.The ... Read more...

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Aaron Eckhart: Two-Face character will not return to Batman


September 10th, 2008 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 10 (ANI): Rumours that the Two-Face character from the Batman movie Dark Knight will be resurrected, have been put to rest by American actor Aaron Eckhart, who played the ... Read more...

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Duchovny, Anderson sullen at ‘X-Files’ premiere


July 31st, 2008 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson appeared moody at the premiere of new "X-Files" movie here. Thesun.co.uk reports that Anderson was more interactive with the crowds but Duchovny seemed ... Read more...

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Depp to be next Batman villain The Riddler?


July 31st, 2008 - 3:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 31 (ANI): Actor Johnny Depp is being tipped to be the next Batman villain, taking on the role of The Riddler.Movie bosses are convinced that they will be able ... Read more...

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The Golden Compass sequel canned


July 19th, 2008 - 3:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington , July 19 (ANI): Its confirmed now a sequel to the fantasy film The Golden Compass will not be made, due to constant protests from the Catholic Church, revealed the ... Read more...

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Family comes first for Gary Oldman


July 5th, 2008 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 5 (IANS) British actor Gary Oldman, who played Sirius Black in the Harry Potter series, says he wants to cut down on films so that he can spend more time ... Read more...

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