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‘Piranha 3DD’ - overdose of the terrible (IANS Movie Review)


June 16th, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Piranha 3DD"; Cast: Danielle Panabaker, David Hasselhoff, Matt Bush; Director: John Gulager; Rating: 1/2*There are good films and there are bad films. There are bad films and then there are ... Read more...

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‘The Best Exotic…’ takes gentle look at India: Lillete Dubey


May 20th, 2012 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 20 (IANS) Lillete Dubey says that unlike "Slumdog Millionaire", director John Madden's "The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel" takes a gentle look at India."It's not like Slumdog ... Read more...

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‘The Best Exotic Marigold…’ an exotic film, must watch! (IANS Movie Review)


May 18th, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel"; Cast: Judi Dench, Tom Wilkinson, Bill Nighy, Maggie Smith, Dev Patel and Lillette Dubey; Director: John Madden; Rating: ****Is old age the wait for ... Read more...

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Knightley replaces Johansson in song film


May 18th, 2012 - 2:16 am ICT by IANS
New York, May 18 (IANS) Actress Keira Knightley has replaced actress Scarlett Johansson in director John Carney's new movie "A Song Can Save Your Life".Johansson was slated to show ... Read more...

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John Wright to leave NZ coaching job after Windies tour


May 1st, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, May 1 (IANS) New Zealand coach Joh Wright has decided to step down from his post after the team's tour of the West Indies next month.New Zealand Cricket (NZC) ... Read more...

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US immigration agency creates ombudsman’s post


February 8th, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 8 (IANS/EFE) US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Tuesday designated Andrew Lorenzen-Strait to be the agency's first public advocate as part of "ongoing detention reform and other enforcement-related ... Read more...

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‘All in the Family’ director John Rich dies


January 30th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Jan 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) All in the Family director, John Rich, has died from heart failure at the age of 86 years. The veteran television director passed away at his ... Read more...

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US deported 396,000 in 2011 fiscal year


October 19th, 2011 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 19 (IANS/EFE) The US government deported a record 396,000 people in the 2011 fiscal year, Immigration and Customs Enforcement said Tuesday.Almost 55 percent of the foreigners deported, ... Read more...

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India could gain much from Messi outing, hopes AIFF (Interview)


August 26th, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 26 (IANS) The All India Football Federation (AIFF) is dreaming big on the Argentina-Venezuela match featuring superstars like Lionel Messi here September 2 hoping it would help raise ... Read more...

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S&P; warns US of further downgrade


August 8th, 2011 - 9:51 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 8 (IANS) Two days after its historic downgrade of America's top notch AAA credit rating, a top executive of Standard & Poor's warned that continued political gridlock in ... Read more...

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John Lasseter’s ‘Cars 2′ not for car lovers


July 25th, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) Director John Lasseter says his latest movie "Cars 2" is for those who "don't care about cars"."My wife told me, 'Don't make it for the car ... Read more...

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‘Cars 2′ drives on a weaker engine (IANS Movie Review)


June 26th, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Cars 2"; Director: John Lasseter; Voiceover: Owen Wilson, Michael Caine, Larry the Cable Guy; Rating: ***When "Cars" came out in 2006, the film, in its own way, changed animation ... Read more...

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Thandie Newton opens up about her affair with John Dulgan


June 8th, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, June 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Thandie Newton has gone public with her affair with movie director John Duigan. During an interview with InStyle magazine, Newton said she was only 16 years ... Read more...

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IMF approves $36.8 bn loan for Portugal


May 22nd, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has approved a 26 billion euro ($36.8 billion) loan for Portugal to help the country overcome its debt crisis.The Washington-based ... Read more...

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IMF head Strauss-Kahn resigns (Lead, changing dateline)


May 19th, 2011 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 19 (IANS) International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn, accused of trying to rape a New York hotel maid, has resigned, the organisation said in a statement."I deny ... Read more...

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Buchanan confident about cricket success for New Zealand


April 17th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
Wellingron, Apr. 17 (ANI): New Zealand Cricket Director John Buchanan has expressed confidence about delivering success for the Black Caps sooner than later, and added that he is sure that he can ... Read more...

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Natalie Portman slams Dior’s John Galliano over anti-Semitic remarks


March 2nd, 2011 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 02 (ANI): Natalie Portman has slammed Christian Dior's creative director John Galliano over anti-Semitic remarks that he made in a video leaked online.The Oscar-winning actress, who is the face of ... Read more...

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‘Karthick’ has nothing new to offer (Kannada Film Review)


February 26th, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
By V.S. Rajapur Film: Karthick; Director: Sathish Shetty; Cast: Karthick, Archana Gupta, Avinash, Sudha Belawadi, Venugopal, Raj Purohit, Kurigalu Sunil; Music director: John Warki; Rating: *A boy from a family under debts, and ... Read more...

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Sperm drought in Victoria prompts calls to ease restrictions on imports


February 20th, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 20 (ANI): Women in Victoria are finding it difficult to start a family because IVF clinics here are already running low on sperm donor supplies.Victoria is so short of sperm ... Read more...

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‘Rabbit Hole’ - Brilliant, restrained take on coping with loss (IANS Film Review)


February 19th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Satyen K. Bordoloi Film: "Rabbit Hole"; Director: John Cameron Mitchell; Cast: Nicole Kidman, Aaron Eckhart, Dianne Wiest, Miles Teller, Tammy Blanchard; Rating: ****One of the most difficult things in life ... Read more...

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Tiny water flea contains largest number of genes


February 9th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 09 (ANI): Scientists have discovered that the near-microscopic freshwater crustacean Daphnia pulex, or water flea is the animal with the most genes, about 31,000.By comparison, humans have about 23,000 genes. ... Read more...

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Oz education industry likely to suffer setback as US-UK-Canada attracting more Indians


January 18th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, Jan 18 (ANI): Australia is likely to suffer a setback in its attempt to retain its international students as countries like US, Britain and Canada are reportedly becoming more competitive by ... Read more...

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Man threatens to sue Tourism Australia over Winfrey’s visit


January 6th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 6 (ANI): A man in Australia has threatened to sue Tourism Australia after he claimed that the idea to bring talk show host Oprah Winfrey Down Under was actually ... Read more...

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UK critics slam ‘cheapskate’ NHS plan for Indian call centres


January 4th, 2011 - 12:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 4 (ANI): A plan by NHS that will result in all hospital appointments calls being outsourced to Indian call centres has been slammed by critics as 'cheapskate'.Managing director John Neilson ... Read more...

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No more ‘princesses’ in Disney cartoon films!


November 28th, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 28 (ANI): It's like the end of an era in the world of cartoons - Disney bosses have announced that they will make no more "princess" cartoons.Execs have decided that ... Read more...

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Resul Pookutty Ropes In Amitabh Bachchan For His Directorial Venture


November 1st, 2010 - 11:53 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 1, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Oscar winning sound designer Resul Pookutty, who will soon debut as a director in Bollywood, has reportedly roped in actor Amitabh Bachchan in his directorial venture. ... Read more...

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Pookutty to turn director to tell father-son story


October 29th, 2010 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, Oct 29 (IANS) Oscar winning sound designer Resul Pookutty is all set to turn director with a film starring Amitabh Bachchan.Pookutty's film will be an emotional father-son ... Read more...

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Movie Review: The Sorcerer’s Apprentice(2010)


July 19th, 2010 - 12:23 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The Sorcerer's Apprentice: Casts a spell of unrepentant funRating: 3 out of 5*Starring: Nicholas Cage, Jay Baruchel, Monica Belluci, Teresa Palmer and Alfred MolinaDirector: John TurteltaubJuly 17, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):The team ... Read more...

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John Krasinski And Emily Blunt Exchange The Wedding Vows


July 12th, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 12, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): American actor and director John Krasinski, who is renowned for playing Jim Halpert on the NBC sitcom "The Office', tied the knot with English actress ... Read more...

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Rod Blagojevich Hid In Bathrooms To Evade Staffs, Aide Reveals


July 9th, 2010 - 7:40 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Chicago, July 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) An almost bizarre fact has surfaced about the ousted governor Rod Blagojevich during his corruption trial on Thursday. His former deputy revealed that he used ... Read more...

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British Director, John Harris, Wants To Work With Saif


June 29th, 2010 - 12:15 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 29, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Bollywood actor Saif Ali Khan's charm has fascinated the British actor John Harris, who earlier edited the actor's Hindi movie Being Cyrus, which was directed ... Read more...

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Abbas Tyrewala Not Uncomfortable Shooting Wife’s Love Scenes


May 29th, 2010 - 3:35 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 29, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Abbas Tyrewala is not the first Indian director to pair his wife with an actor. For decades, the legendary V Shantaram directed his two wives, first ... Read more...

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Pakistani origin suspect admits role in Times Square plot


May 5th, 2010 - 1:30 am ICT by IANS
New York, May 6 (IANS) The Times Square bombing bid's Pakistani-American suspect Faisal Shahzad has admitted involvement in what authorities have now labelled an "attempted terrorist attack", according to US Attorney General ... Read more...

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Actress Lynn Redgrave dies


May 3rd, 2010 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 3 (DPA) Actress Lynn Redgrave has died at the age of 67 following a long battle with breast cancer, her family said in a statement Monday. Redgrave, who was a ... Read more...

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Scarlett Johansson thought ‘Iron Man’ costume wouldn’t fit her


May 1st, 2010 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 1 (ANI): Actress Scarlett Johansson was worried that she wouldn't fit in her Iron Man costume.The Ghost World actress worked out for months before she could get herself in shape ... Read more...

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