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Pooja Bedi’s new dog named Gaga (Movie Snippet)


September 18th, 2012 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) Pooja Bedi has a new family member - a little Shih Tzu pup. And her daughter Aalia has named the pet Gaga, after international pop star ... Read more...

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Rowling plans ‘Harry Potter’ encyclopaedia


April 18th, 2012 - 7:06 am ICT by IANS
London, April 18 (IANS) "Harry Potter" author J.K. Rowling is a woman of her words. She had promised fans an encyclopaedia on her popular series, and has now revealed it ... Read more...

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Google search to answer queries now


March 15th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 15 (IANS) Internet giant Google's "search" will now not only hunt down typed-in words but also answer questions like an encyclopaedia.In a drastic makeover for the search engine, ... Read more...

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Wikipedia shuts for 24 hours


January 18th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 18 (IANS) Wikipedia, which describes itself as the largest encyclopaedia in human history, has blacked out its English-language site to protest proposed US anti-piracy laws."Imagine a world ... Read more...

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China acts tough on websites with illegal download offers


April 26th, 2011 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 26 (IANS) At least 14 Chinese websites that offer music downloads without having the permission to do so will be "punished", the cultural ministry has said.The illegal ... Read more...

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Bengali singer Biman Mukhopaddhyay passes away


March 16th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 16 (IANS) Renowned Bengali Singer Biman Mukhopaddhyay passed away Wednesday at a nursing home in North Kolkata. He was 81.He breathed his last Wednesday afternoon and was admitted ... Read more...

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I want to see Sonam’s film: Shahid Kapoor


August 13th, 2010 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, Aug 13 (IANS) Shahid Kapoor, who is back in the city after a hectic schedule in Scotland for "Mausam", wants to catch his co-star Sonam Kapoor's "I Hate ... Read more...

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Serious about gyming? Read Arnold Schwarzenegger, says Aamir


May 17th, 2010 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Bollywood star Aamir Khan, who sported an eight-pack look for his blockbuster film "Ghajini", has a suggestion for those wanting to go for body-building -- read ... Read more...

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Hit or flop, Amitabh is still Bollywood’s goldmine


November 10th, 2009 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
By Robin Bansal New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) A ghost, an eccentric theatre actor or a flamboyant genie, Amitabh Bachchan has done quite a few over-the-top roles and not delivered big hits ... Read more...

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Jihadist woman jailed in Britain for hiding bomb-making manual in her Burkha


November 3rd, 2009 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov. 3 (ANI): A Jihadist Muslim woman who tried to conceal "bomb-making-manual" in her burka has been sentenced to two years imprisonment.Morocco-born Houria Chentouf, 41, hid a pen-drive, which contained ... Read more...

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Comparing me to Rahman not fair: Sohail Sen


August 25th, 2009 - 9:15 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) After teaming up with music maestro A.R. Rahman in hits like "Lagaan" and "Jodhaa Akbar", director Ashutosh Gowariker has roped in budding composer Sohail Sen for ... Read more...

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Only 10pct of Twitter users do all the tweeting


June 6th, 2009 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 6 (ANI): A meagre 10 percent of total Twitter users post 90 per cent of all tweets on the micro-blogging website, reveals a Harvard Business School report.And it is ... Read more...

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Britannicas answer to Wikipedia: a website that allows users to post content


January 23rd, 2009 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 23 (ANI): Britannica, the 240-year-old Encyclopaedia, has taken a hands-on approach towards rival Wikipediait has launched a new online version where users can contribute and edit content.Entering into the ... Read more...

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NSA trying to portray China as India’s enemy: Vijayan


September 10th, 2008 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kannur (Kerala), Sep 10 (IANS) Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Kerala state secretary Pinarayi Vijayan Wednesday accused National Security Advisor (NSA) M.K. Narayanan of trying to portray China as an enemy of ... Read more...

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Nat Geo launches its new avatar


August 4th, 2008 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) This August National Geographic Channel viewers are in for a refreshing new treat with the channel's new content, new look and new website. "Viewers are guaranteed to ... Read more...

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The World Wide Wiki - symbol of community effort in cyberspace


June 8th, 2008 - 8:52 am ICT by IANS
DPA Washington, June 8 (DPA) Just a few years ago the word "wiki" wasn't even in most people's vocabulary. But Wikipedia - known by many as biggest encyclopaedia on the Internet - changed ... Read more...

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Rowling moves court against Harry Potter lexicon


April 15th, 2008 - 1:20 am ICT by admin
DPA New York/San Francisco, April 14 (DPA) Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling was in a Manhattan court Monday asking a judge to block publication of a Harry Potter lexicon that she called a ... Read more...

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Respecting Muslim sentiments, Dutch bank withdraws piggy banks for kids


February 23rd, 2008 - 1:29 pm ICT by admin
London, Feb.23 (ANI): A bank in The Netherlands has decided to stop giving piggy banks to children for fear of offending Muslims. Not only that, it has also decided to remove its ... Read more...

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Harry Potter encyclopaedia delayed


November 14th, 2007 - 10:29 am ICT by admin
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