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Private capsule to launch cargo to space station


September 21st, 2012 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 21 (IANS) A private capsule is scheduled to fly to the International Space Station on a cargo mission Oct 7, US space agency NASA announced. The SpaceX's robotic ... Read more...

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A ‘badass’ Jovovich in ‘Resident Evil’


September 14th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 14 (IANS) Actress Milla Jovovich has described her character as a "badass" in W.S. Anderson's "Resident Evil".The 36-year-old, who plays protagonist Alice in the movie franchise based on ... Read more...

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Singapore Airlines to launch daily flights to Myanmar


September 6th, 2012 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Sep 6 (IANS) Singapore Airlines (SIA) will launch daily flight services to Yangon from Oct 28 in a bid to fulfill the growing passenger demand in Myanmar, tourism authorities ... Read more...

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Watson denies role in ‘Fifty Shades…’ movie


August 3rd, 2012 - 9:49 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) Actress Emma Watson has denied being in the line up to star in a movie adaptation of "Fifty Shades of Grey".The 22-year-old says she hasn't been ... Read more...

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Former boxer murdered in Ecuador


July 16th, 2012 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Guayaquil (Ecuador), July 16 (IANS/EFE) Former boxer Jaime Quinonez was murdered at a restaurant in Quito, Ecuadorian police said.The 38-year-old Quinonez, known as "La Bestia", was killed Saturday night, a ... Read more...

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Chinese prostitution ring busted in Italy


July 5th, 2012 - 5:40 am ICT by IANS
Rome, July 4 (IANS/AKI) Dozens of Chinese migrants were arrested and thousands searched throughout Italy Wednesday on suspicion of forcing women into prostitution.Centred in Prato city with arrests and checks ... Read more...

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Chinese submersible dives to over 7,000 metres record


June 24th, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A manned Chinese submersible set a new record for the country's deepest sea dive at over 7,000 metres Sunday.The Jiaolong submersible, named after a mythical ... Read more...

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1 mn Shanghai travellers for Dragon holiday


June 11th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, June 11 (IANS) One million people will enter or exit China's Shanghai city by train and road during the three-day Dragon Boat Festival holiday, authorities said.The projected number is ... Read more...

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China to celebrate cultural heritage


June 8th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 8 (IANS) China will celebrate its cultural heritage with a series of events across the country, the authorities said.The National Library of China will host 10 lectures on ... Read more...

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China submersible to attempt 7,000-meter dive


June 3rd, 2012 - 9:45 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 3 (IANS) A Chinese manned deep-sea submersible Sunday left for Mariana Trench, the deepest part of the Pacific Ocean, to attempt a 7,000-meter dive.Jiaolong, named after a mythical ... Read more...

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Theron finds grey roles real


June 1st, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 1 (IANS) After evil queen in "Snow White and the Huntsman", Charlize Theron returns in a grey role again with "Prometheus" and says she enjoys playing such ... Read more...

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China warns Philippines over island row


May 10th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 10 (IANS) China's military daily Thursday warned the Philippines, saying it won't allow anyone to take the sovereignty of the Huangyan Island away from Beijing.The PLA Daily said: ... Read more...

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O’Sullivan puts one foot in snooker final


May 5th, 2012 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Sheffield (England), May 5 (IANS) Ronnie O'Sullivan moved closer to the World Snooker Championship final Friday after his six-frame burst helped him take a 11-5 lead over Matthew Stevens.In the ... Read more...

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Beijing to get three children’s hospitals


April 7th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 7 (IANS) Faced with a shortage of paediatric medical services, Beijing will soon witness construction of three new hospitals for children in the city.The capital is bracing for ... Read more...

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China to conduct Arctic expedition


March 12th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 12 (IANS) Chinese scientists will conduct an expedition to the Arctic region through the Northeast Passage that extends along the northern coast of Russia, an official said.There are ... Read more...

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‘Hugo’ wins sound honours at Oscars


February 27th, 2012 - 9:53 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 27 (IANS) The 84th Academy Awards for best sound editing and best sound mixing went to "Hugo".The Martin Scorsese film beat other nominees like "Drive", "The Girl ... Read more...

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Mara fears fame can harm her acting skills


January 4th, 2012 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 4 (IANS) Actress Rooney Mara, who was last seen in "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo", feels fame could harm her acting abilities."I want to be an actress, ... Read more...

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‘Dragon Tattoo’ made Rooney Mara less feminine


December 24th, 2011 - 8:56 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 24 (IANS) Actress Rooney Mara says appearing in "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" changed her style and made her less feminine.The 26-year-old plays the role of the ... Read more...

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Daniel Craig enjoyed working on ‘The Girl…’


December 22nd, 2011 - 7:55 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Dec 22 (IANS) Actor Daniel Craig has said though "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" was a serious film, he had fun shooting for it.Craig insists that ... Read more...

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Trent Reznor’s album to have a 2012 release


December 19th, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Dec 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Trent Reznor has announced that his band How To Destroy Angels will come out with their first album early next year. The release of the album ... Read more...

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‘..Dragon Tattoo’ tops MTV movie poll


December 18th, 2011 - 3:10 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 18 (IANS) Director David Fincher's much-anticipated "The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo" remake has been voted as the best release of the year by MTV bosses.The dark thriller ... Read more...

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Bearded dragon lizard plays video games


December 16th, 2011 - 10:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Dec 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Who would ever believe that a lizard will be able to play a game? Well if you try something the creature loves, may be it will ... Read more...

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H&M defends ‘Girl with Dragon Tattoo’ fashion line


December 15th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Dec 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) H&M’s Girl with Dragon Tattoo collection has been accused of glamorizing rape. British blogger and journalist Natalie Karneef spoke about the clothing line on her recent blog ... Read more...

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It’s a gift to work on movie franchise: Wright


December 5th, 2011 - 10:42 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 5 (IANS) Actress Robin Wright thinks it is a "gift" for an actor to work on a movie franchise because of the "job security".The 45-year-old stars alongside ... Read more...

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Too much fame terrifies Rooney Mara


November 1st, 2011 - 9:56 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 1 (IANS) Actress Rooney Mara was hesitant to sign on as the leading lady in "The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo" out of fear because she felt too ... Read more...

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China’s first icebreaker to be made by 2013


October 26th, 2011 - 9:58 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 26 (IANS) The construction of China's first domestically manufactured research vessel and icebreaker will be completed by the end of 2013, an official said.Built with an investment of ... Read more...

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Director feels that Scarlett Johansson is too hot for ‘The girl with the dragon tattoo’ role


October 19th, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Oct 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actress Scarlett Johansson lost out on a role in the movie “The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo” because the director says she looked too sexy. The ... Read more...

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China tests manned submarine


July 31st, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 31 (IANS) China has successfully tested its manned submarine in the Pacific Ocean, a government statement said.Saturday's mission - the last of four test dives that began July ... Read more...

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Radcliffe likes free Harry Potter rides


July 17th, 2011 - 3:50 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 17 (IANS) There is something about the Harry Potter theme park in Florida that actor Daniel Radcliffe loves - that he doesn't have to pay to go ... Read more...

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‘Dragon Tattoo’ an adult drama: Daniel Craig


July 8th, 2011 - 8:32 am ICT by IANS
London, July 8 (IANS) Actor Daniel Craig says his upcoming movie "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" is "as adult as you can possibly make it", with some horribly ... Read more...

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Malaysian actress deported from Myanmar


June 28th, 2011 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 28 (IANS) Malaysian actress Michelle Yeoh, who plays Aung San Suu Kyi in a forthcoming film, was deported Tuesday from Myanmar, which also barred her from entering the ... Read more...

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Robin Wright in talks to join ‘House of Cards’


June 10th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, June 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Internet media streaming service Netflix will come out with their first original series titled "House of Cards." The series will be based on a British book ... Read more...

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Meet the artist who carves appealing sculptures on bananas


April 26th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
Yamada, 23, has already made 11 pieces so far, including a dragon and ghoulish skulls.His unique collection also comprises faces of Elvis and Davey Jones from 'Pirates of TheCaribbean', carved ... Read more...

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Rob Kazinsky quits ‘The Hobbit’ due to personal reasons


April 26th, 2011 - 12:56 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Wellington, Apr 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It does seem that ‘The Hobbit’ movie production is indeed cursed. There have been problems galore with the production and the latest snag to hit is that ... Read more...

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Titles for new Hobbit’ movies get thumbs up from fans


March 9th, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, March 9 (ANI): The prospective titles of the two new 'Hobbit' movies have been announced, according to web reports.Fan site TheOneRing.net reports that New Line Cinema has registered two titles for ... Read more...

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