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Coach key to my success, says Bolt


September 13th, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), Sep 13 (IANS/CMC) Sprint legend Usain Bolt has hailed coach Glen Mills as the key to his recent success at the London Olympics.The 26-year-old swept both sprints to become ... Read more...

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‘Finding kinder face than Hingal’s difficult’


August 26th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 26 (IANS) "It will be difficult to find a kinder face than Hangal's in the film industry," Maharashtra Governor K. Sankaranarayanan said Sunday in a tribute to the ... Read more...

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For me, he was ‘Humble saab’: Subhash Ghai


August 26th, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 26 (IANS) Filmmaker Subhash Ghai, who worked with A.K. Hangal in movies like including "Krodhi" and "Khalnayak", says he was a disciplined actor and thorough gentleman who ... Read more...

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Prayers, festivity in Pranab’s village


July 22nd, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mirati (West Bengal), July 22 (IANS) A festive spirit prevailed in Pranab Mukherjee's ancestral village here Sunday, with many praising the local boy set to become India's next president.Mirati ... Read more...

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Mohan Kapur to enter ‘Amrit Manthan’ as saviour


July 1st, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 1 (IANS) Bollywood and television actor Mohan Kapur is set to enter TV show "Amrit Manthan" as protagonist Nimrit's saviour. He will be seen as hotelier S.J. Oberoi ... Read more...

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Alec Baldwin returns to Broadway


June 29th, 2012 - 4:31 am ICT by IANS
London, June 29 (IANS) Actor Alec Baldwin is set to return to Broadway in a new production of 1983 play "Orphans". He will play a wealthy gentleman in the show.The ... Read more...

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Congrats Soumitra da, says Big B (Movie Snippets)


March 22nd, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 22 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has sent out a congratulatory note to actor Soumitra Chatterjee, who has been selected for India's highest film honour - the Dadasaheb ... Read more...

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72,000 British families lack male role models


March 11th, 2012 - 10:09 am ICT by IANS
London, March 11 (IANS) Around 72,000 families in Britain have no male parent or role models at home and are headed by a single mother, a study has found.An ... Read more...

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I’ve lost my voice: J.P. Dutta on father’s death


February 11th, 2012 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 11 (IANS) Filmmaker J.P. Dutta is bereaved after his father O.P. Dutta's death following prolonged illness. The "Border" director says he will miss the man, who wrote ... Read more...

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Without dads boys go wild, girls unaffected


November 27th, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 27 (IANS) Adolescent boys are likely to turn to delinquency if they do not have a father figure in their lives. However, the presence or absence of fathers ... Read more...

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Elisabetta Canalis says that George Clooney was like a father figure to her


October 31st, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Oct 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Italian model Elisabetta Canalis has revealed that George Clooney was like a father to her when the two were going out. 50-year-old Clooney and 33-year-old Canalis ... Read more...

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Walsh keen on grooming next generation of Windies players


October 1st, 2011 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Visakapathnam, Oct 1 (IANS/CMC) Legendary fast bowler Courtney Walsh says he views his role as the West Indies Under-19 team manager as key in grooming the next generation of players in ... Read more...

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Students hail Hazare, call him a ‘father figure’


August 19th, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Some were accompanied by teachers, others bunked classes. Hundreds of school and college students from across the city Friday thronged the Ramlila ground to support ... Read more...

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Bell’s batting mentor Abberley passes away, Edgbaston mourns


August 9th, 2011 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) England's in-form batsman Ian Bell paid rich tributes to his batting mentor Neal Abberley, who died Monday aged 67.Abberley, who played for Warwickshire from 1964 to ... Read more...

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Left debacle a passing phase: Tripura CM (Interview)


July 6th, 2011 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 6 (IANS) Communist parties are still relevant in India and will soon overcome the dip in their fortunes, says Manik Sarkar, chief minister of Tripura, the only state ... Read more...

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Salman voted Bollywood’s perfect father figure!


June 17th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) So what if Bollywood star Salman Khan is single? He has been voted the 'perfect father figure' in a survey by online matrimony portal ... Read more...

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Hemaji is an ‘Iron Woman’: Arjan Bajwa


June 17th, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Arjan Bajwa, who has so far worked with only male directors, says he enjoyed working with Hema Malini in her directorial venture "Tell Me ... Read more...

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Hegde bows to pressure, for the second time within a year


April 23rd, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 23 (IANS) For the second time within a year, Karnataka Lokayukta N. Santosh Hegde has bowed to pressure to stay, this time on the panel to draft ... Read more...

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Tendulkar never scared me as much as Gilchrist, Lara: Shoaib Akhtar


March 21st, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, Mar 21(ANI): Pakistan's fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar, who is set to retire from international cricket after the ongoing ICC World Cup 2011, has said that he would have emerged as ... Read more...

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Asif pays glowing tribute to late Pak coach and “father figure” Bob Woolmer


March 21st, 2011 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 21(ANI): Tainted Pakistan pace bowler Mohammad Asif has paid glowing tributes to former coach Bob Woolmer on his fourth death anniversary, and said that the former England batsman was "like ... Read more...

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Kevin Costner in ‘Superman’ reboot


March 19th, 2011 - 8:36 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, March 19 (IANS) Director Zack Snyder has confirmed that actor Kevin Costner will star in a reboot of the "Superman" franchise.The 56-year-old was rumoured to be taking on ... Read more...

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Bieber praises ‘father figure’ Will Smith


February 10th, 2011 - 6:03 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 10 (IANS) Singer Justin Bieber says Will Smith has become a father figure to him and he has huge respect for the Hollywood superstar and his family."The Smith family ... Read more...

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Sal Picinich, The “Cake Boss”, Leaves For The Heavenly Abode


February 1st, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Feb 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sal Picinich, who will always be remembered as the greatest baker in the United States, after the popularity of the TLC reality show, "Cake Boss", left ... Read more...

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Venezuelan model defends Berlusconi as ‘father figure’


January 27th, 2011 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 27 (IANS) A Venezuelan fashion model has said she has known Silvio Berlusconi for four years and that he was a "father figure" to her."He is a person who ... Read more...

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Padma Lakshmi And Adam Dell To Fight For Child’s Custody


January 27th, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Padma Lakshmi and her husband is having a legal battle over the custody of their 11 month old daughter, Krishna Thea Lakshmi. According to the sources, ... Read more...

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Seven Bengali Films Releasing On February 4


January 22nd, 2011 - 3:24 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Bengali film industry is going to have a great week in the beginning of February as the industry will see the release of seven films on February 4. There was a ... Read more...

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Liz Hurley calls Arun Nayar a ‘great father’ post split


December 15th, 2010 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 15 (ANI): Elizabeth Hurley took to Twitter to praise estranged husband Arun Nayar for being a 'great father'.On her Twitter page the 45-year-old wrote, "Painful, sad days. Arun & I ... Read more...

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India looking for more Cuban coaches


November 24th, 2010 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) After the stupendous success of coach Blas Iglesias Fernandez in Indian boxing, the sports ministry is now looking to employ more Cuban coaches in other disciplines ... Read more...

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Extramarital sexual affairs were common in Amazonian cultures


November 11th, 2010 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 11 (ANI): A new study has revealed that in some Amazonian cultures, extramarital sexual affairs were common, and people believed that when a woman became pregnant, each of her sexual ... Read more...

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Obamas’ visit was Diwali ‘dhamaka’ for school (Lead)


November 7th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
By Dibyojyoti Baksi Mumbai, Nov 7 (IANS) "It was the best Diwali gift and we had an amazing experience," was the universal response of the overwhelmed staff and students of Holy Name ... Read more...

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‘Obamas visit to Holy Name was best Diwali gift’


November 7th, 2010 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
By Dibyojyoti Baksi Mumbai, Nov 7 (IANS) "It was the best Diwali gift and we had an amazing experience," was the universal response of the overwhelmed staff and students of Holy Name ... Read more...

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Lil Wayne Released Out Of Jail On Thursday Morning


November 5th, 2010 - 7:34 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Lil Wayne has been released from jail on the morning of November 4, after serving a sentence for eight months in Riker's Island. He was put ... Read more...

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Akshay Kumar Plays Himself To Launch Best Friend’s Son


October 28th, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 28, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): In Breakaway, the  Indo-Canadian film that Akshay Kumar is co-producing with his best-friend Canada-based entrepreneur Ajay Virmani to launch Virmani’s son Vinay, the star will for ... Read more...

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Michael Douglas all praises for his ’surrogate father’


October 4th, 2010 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 4 (ANI): Michael Douglas, 66, is all praises for step-parents- the 'Wall Street' star said that his mother's second husband was like a "surrogate father" to the him as he ... Read more...

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Alpha-male movie star becoming extinct in Hollywood: Experts


September 4th, 2010 - 6:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 4 (ANI): Actress Michelle Rodriguez's comment that the masculine, alpha-male movie star is becoming extinct in Hollywood, has some pop culture experts agreeing with her.Rodriguez, 32, feels that ... Read more...

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