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Discovery Channel to air 10-part series on coal


September 8th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) At a time when coal is dominating the political discourse in India, a 10-part Discovery Channel television series titled "Coal" premieres Sunday.A Discovery Networks Asia ... Read more...

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Slums to royalty: Oprah showcases shades of India (With Images)


July 22nd, 2012 - 1:58 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) From heart wrenching poverty to majestic heritage as well as the glitz, glamour and royalty, international talk show queen Oprah Winfrey has offered ... Read more...

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Discover India with Oprah Winfrey in two-part series


July 11th, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Oprah Winfrey went to the slums, visited the Taj Mahal, socialised with Bollywood's gliteratti and explored real India on her maiden visit to the ... Read more...

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Discovery to air Indian Army Women’s Everest Expedition (Lead)


May 26th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Discovery Channel will air a programme on the Indian Army's women scaling Mount Everest.This is the first time an army women's contingent has scaled ... Read more...

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Discovery to cover Indian Army women’s Everest bid


May 26th, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Discovery Channel is set to produce a programme on the Indian Army's women's expedition to Mount Everest this summer.This is the first time an army ... Read more...

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How did dinosours have sex?


February 25th, 2012 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 24 (IANS) It is well-known that dinosaurs ruled the earth at some stage of life and they could only do this by being good at mating. But have ... Read more...

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Films Division’s flip flop over documentary channel


December 2nd, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 2 (IANS) Films Division of India director general Bankim Friday did a flip flop on having dedicated television channel for documentary and short films.After being gung ho ... Read more...

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Spain’s famous Tomatina comes to Goa!


October 28th, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 28 (IANS) Get ready to throw ripe red tomatoes at each other in the verdant green climes of Goa with the waves from the Arabian Sea in the ... Read more...

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Kids now don’t know practical things


September 27th, 2011 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 27 (IANS) Modern day children do not know simple practical lessons like how to read a map, tie a knot or use a compass like their parents knew ... Read more...

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Maggie Gyllenhaal to host an episode of Curiosity on Discovery Channel


August 22nd, 2011 - 9:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Discovery Channel has announced that Maggie Gyllenhaal will be the host of an episode of the show "CURIOSITY." In the episode, Maggie will be ... Read more...

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Bihar’s Super 30 features in Canadian newspaper


July 24th, 2011 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 24 (IANS) Super 30, Bihar's free coaching centre which helps economically backward students crack the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology-Joint Entrance Examination (IIT-JEE), has been given an extensive ... Read more...

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After ‘Harry Potter’, archaeology on Radcliffe’s mind


July 10th, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 10 (IANS) As the "Harry Potter" franchise has come to an end, actor Daniel Radcliffe now wants to study archaeology because he will have more free time to ... Read more...

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I am getting old: Peter Andre


July 4th, 2011 - 1:55 am ICT by IANS
London, July 4 (IANS) Singer Peter Andre feels he is getting sad and old because he spends the whole night watching fishing programmes."In 10 years, I'd like to be sitting ... Read more...

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Discovery to show ‘Death of bin Laden’


May 29th, 2011 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) An hour-long special programme on how Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden was tracked and killed by American commandos will be telecast on Discovery Channel ... Read more...

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Discovery Channel now in Bangla


May 10th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) After being available in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu and English, Discovery Channel has now been launched in Bangla to cater to audiences in West Bengal."I am ... Read more...

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Soul Survirors: Saving dying tribes of northeast with art


April 24th, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) The rich heritage of the primitive tribes of Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh and Tibet, many of which are waging a war to survive the march of ... Read more...

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Super 30 founder is Europe magazine’s global personality


April 20th, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 20 (IANS) Anand Kumar, who founded Super 30, Bihar's free coaching centre which helps economically backward students crack the IIT-JEE, has been selected by Europe's famous magazine ... Read more...

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Discovery to air special show on WikiLeaks


April 18th, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) From its inception to current allegations - "WikiLeaks: War, Lies and Videotape", a one-off episode on Discovery Channel will investigate the controversial website WikiLeaks. It ... Read more...

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New Penn & Teller show coming soon on Discovery


April 15th, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, April 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Penn and Teller have announced their new show on Discovery. The two announced that their show which is titled “Penn and Teller: Secrets of the Universe” ... Read more...

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11-yr-old Florida boy conquers Mt Kilimanjaro


April 1st, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 01(ANI): A 11-year-old South Florida boy has become one of the youngest climber to conquer the top of Africa's Mount Kilimanjaro, the tallest free-standing mountain in the world and one ... Read more...

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Now, Palin says “cleaning up sloppiness of reporters could be a full time job”


March 31st, 2011 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 31 (ANI): Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin has slammed the Daily Caller for "sloppiness" in its reporting after the website claimed that two minor conservative media personalities had expressed ... Read more...

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Mike Tyson threw his first punch over dead pigeon


March 12th, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 12 (ANI): Former boxing champ Mike Tyson has revealed that he threw his first punch over a dead pigeon.Tyson, 44, explains in 'Taking On Tyson', a new three-part programme on ... Read more...

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Mike Tyson’s new documentary series is all about his love for pigeons


February 25th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 25 (ANI): Former world boxing champion Mike Tyson will open up about his love for pigeons in a new documentary series.The 44-year-old has been breeding and racing the birds since ... Read more...

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2011 PGA Award Winners: ‘The King’s Speech’ And ‘Modern Family’ Steal The Show


January 24th, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
on the Producers Guild of America (PGA) award. Colin Firth starrer drama claimed the Darryl F. Zanuck Award for Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures.Toy Story 3 saw off competition from ... Read more...

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Oprah Winfrey’s Fresh OWN Channel Receives An Average Of 1 Million Viewers On Its Debut


January 4th, 2011 - 10:52 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
Oprah Winfrey is an illustrious African-American female, who has been labeled by numerous analysts as the Empress of daytime TV in America. She has been lauded as a sensitive and ... Read more...

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Oprah Winfrey’s new OWN channel averaged 1 million viewers


January 4th, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Jan 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Oprah Winfrey’s OWN channel was launched on New Year’s Day but it was without the predicted bang.That though did not stop about a million viewers ... Read more...

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Discovery postpones Jackson’s autopsy show


January 2nd, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 2 (IANS) Discovery channel has scrapped plans to broadcast the re-enactment of Michael Jackson's autopsy after the late popstar's estate executors' appealed against this."Given the commencement of legal proceedings ... Read more...

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MJ’s estate ‘pleased’ after Discovery axed star’s autopsy film


January 1st, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 1 (ANI): The co-executors of Michael Jackson's estate has expressed their gratitude to Discovery Channel for dropping a documentary from their UK schedule that was to feature a reenactment ... Read more...

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Discovery cancels ‘Michael Jackson’s Autopsy’ documentary


January 1st, 2011 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan 1 (ANI): The broadcast of the documentary 'Michael Jackson's Autopsy: What Really Killed Michael Jackson' has been cancelled by Discovery after MJ's estate outrage.According to TMZ.com, the Discovery ... Read more...

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Discovery Channel Slammed By Michael Jackson’s Coroner


December 31st, 2010 - 5:11 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
January 13, Discovery Channel has planned to air the re-enactment of Michael Jackson’s autopsy and it has already outraged not only his family members but his fans too. The assistant ... Read more...

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MJ estate calls Discovery Channel’s autopsy show ‘distasteful’


December 30th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 30 (ANI): Michael Jackson's estate has asked the Discovery Channel to cancel plans to screen a re-enactment of the late King of Pop's autopsy.In a letter to the TV ... Read more...

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Bihar to tap Discovery Channel to promote tourism


December 24th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Dec 24 (IANS) In a bid to promote Bihar tourism across the world, the state government plans to take help of Discovery Channel, officials said Friday.Bihar Tourism Minister Sunil Kumar ... Read more...

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MJ fans pissed over televised ‘Michael Jackson Autopsy’


December 12th, 2010 - 3:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 12 (ANI): Late King of Pop Michael Jackson's fans have filed a petition to stop the broadcast of Discovery Channel's gruesome re-enactment of the singer's autopsy.They have termed the ... Read more...

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Fans petition to stop Jackson autopsy show


December 12th, 2010 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 12 (IANS) Fans of Michael Jackson have lauched a petition to prevent the broadcast of a gruesome TV show featuring a re-enactment of the late singer's autopsy.The Discovery Channel's ... Read more...

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Dogfish Head Brewery founder Sam Calagione to star in ‘Brew Masters’


November 22nd, 2010 - 10:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Nov 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Dogfish Head Brewery founder Sam Calagione is all set to star in ‘Brew Masters’ which is a reality show on making beer. This reality ... Read more...

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