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Britain’s auto manufacturing picks up


August 17th, 2012 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 17 (IANS) Britain manufactured 129,000 vehicles in July, posting a growth of 20.2 percent year-on-year, according to figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders. While ... Read more...

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Musician Sneha defies convention, follows her heart


August 14th, 2012 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 14 (IANS) Conventional is not her style. Sneha Khanwalkar, the woman behind the distinctly different music of "Gangs of Wasseypur", delves into rustic beats from the heartland, teams ... Read more...

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Debut directors impressed the most at National Awards: Hattangady


March 7th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) Rohini Hattangady, the only Indian actress to have won the prestigious BAFTA award, says the new breed of directors are adept with the global appeal ... Read more...

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More needed for neglected Mohenjo-Daro: Pakistani daily


February 22nd, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 22 (IANS) The magnificent ancient site of Mohenjo-Daro has been badly neglected, a leading Pakistani daily observed Wednesday, pointing out that much more needs to be done even ... Read more...

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London poet to make his acting debut in Tagore’s play


February 10th, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 10 (IANS) London-born poet and translator William Radice, who has transliterated several literary works of Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore, is making his acting debut in 'Raja', a play ... Read more...

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World polo body hopeful of game getting back to Olympics


December 18th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 18 (IANS) The Federation of International Polo (FIP), the world governing body of the game, is hopeful the sport will soon return to the Olympics, its president Eduardo ... Read more...

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Oz director wants cricket movie on India, Pakistan, Australia


November 27th, 2011 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 27 (IANS) The world has suffered from fewer films being made on cricket, Australian film great Phil Noyce says, adding that he's keen to make an India-Pakistan-Australia ... Read more...

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Winslet’s wax statue unveiled at Tussauds


November 10th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 10 (IANS) Oscar-winning actress Kate Winslet's wax statue has been unveiled at Madame Tussauds here making her the latest to join other celebrities at the museum. She ... Read more...

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Freida to ink $7 mn endorsement deal?


October 20th, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Actress Freida Pinto is strengthening her foothold in the international world. If rumours are to be believed, the "Slumdog Milllionaire" star has inked a ... Read more...

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Be your own superhero with G.One game!


October 3rd, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 3 (IANS) Shah Rukh Khan has launched his social avatar G.One from his upcoming sci-fi film "RA.One" in association with UTV Indiagames, which has got the rights ... Read more...

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Spoof royal wedding video showing Royal Family dancing goes viral


April 18th, 2011 - 7:03 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 18 (ANI): A spoof royal wedding video of the Royal Family dancing up the aisle has become a hit on the Internet.The advertisement for phone company T-Mobile received 3.5 ... Read more...

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After Bollywood, Sony Music taps Tamil movie market


February 9th, 2011 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 9 (IANS) Music label Sony Music is expanding its business and trying to strengthen its base in the Tamil movie industry with one hit after the other.The massive success of ... Read more...

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Rare ‘Star Wars’ Darth Vader costume up for grabs


October 28th, 2010 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 28 (ANI): A rare Darth Vader costume from 'Star Wars' film 'The Empire Strikes Back' is going on sale next month and is expected to fetch as much as 230,000 ... Read more...

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Zayed Khan Signed On As Brand Ambassador For Roxton


October 18th, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 18, 2010 (Showbiz PR Wire): After having built a reputation over the last 18 years as a leading name in the field of textiles, garments and fabrics, catering to Pantaloons, Provogue, ... Read more...

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‘Bhindi Bazaar’ is for multiplexes, says Britain-based producer


September 26th, 2010 - 10:06 am ICT by IANS
By Shilpa Raina New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Britain-based producer Karan Arora says his first Bollywood venture "Bhindi Bazaar", which deals with the issue of pickpocketing in Mumbai, has the global appeal ... Read more...

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Zardari claims fool-proof system evolved for Pak flood aid utilization


September 10th, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Sept 10 (ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has said that a fool-proof system has been evolved for ensuring transparency and accountability in distribution of aid, in wake of the devastation ... Read more...

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Hugh Hefner going private with Playboy


August 2nd, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Hugh Hefner, who is the brain behind Playboy Enterprises is hoping to gain 100 percent control of the company, which he had placed on the ... Read more...

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Retrospective of ANG Lee films festival to be hosted in New Delhi


July 22nd, 2010 - 10:22 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 22 (ANI): The Directorate of Film Festivals in collaboration with Taipei Economic and Cultural Centre, New Delhi will host noted Director Ang Lee's Retrospective Film Festival between July 23 ... Read more...

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Queen Noor Goes To Hollywood To Eradicate Nuclear Weapons


June 12th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar June 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Jordan's Queen Noor recently addressed a small group of reporters in Hollywood to discuss the upcoming movie on nuclear weapons.The movie which is about nuclear ... Read more...

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After ‘Jai Ho’, It’s ‘Dhan Dhan Dharti’ For Gulzar


May 6th, 2010 - 4:07 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 6, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Chalo Colombo! Suddenly Ranbir Kapoor, Katrina Kaif, Ajay Devgn, Arjun Rampal and Manoj Bajpai's jampacked 7-city global premiere got more crowded. A last-minute premiere at a ... Read more...

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Jiah Khan: Hollywood Beckons!


May 3rd, 2010 - 3:05 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 3, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The sultry Jiah Khan is steadily making headway in filmdom. She debuted with the controversial Nishabd opposite the very-senior Amitabh Bachchan and followed it with a ... Read more...

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Over 200 exhibitors participate in Airport Show 2010


April 26th, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 26 (IANS/WAM) Over 200 exhibitors from 34 countries are participating in the Airport Show 2010 that opened here Sunday, an official said. The three-day exhibition showcases latest technologies and advances in ... Read more...

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Massive programme to free leprosy-affected from begging


April 13th, 2010 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 13 (IANS) An international body, working for a world without leprosy, plans to initiate a massive programme to free thousands of people affected by the disease "from begging for survival" ... Read more...

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Hollywood remake for ‘Lahore’, director not surprised


April 12th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) Sanjay Puran Singh Chauhan's debut "Lahore" has been sought by US studio Hollywood Gang for a remake and the director says he is "not surprised" considering ... Read more...

Posted in World |

A tour that traces the life of Princess Diana for tourists


February 21st, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 21 (IANS) A tour tracing the life of Princess Diana, who died in 1997, has been launched here, taking tourists on a trip that includes the London flat where ... Read more...

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Jay Z thinks Susan Boyle could be a fashion icon


February 7th, 2010 - 3:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 7 (ANI): Rap superstar Jay Z believes Susan Boyle has enough global appeal to be a style queen.Byole shot to fame on 'Britain's Got Talent', she was dubbed the ... Read more...

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Oscar nominations for 2010 announced, Avatar got 9 nominations


February 3rd, 2010 - 1:05 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The 82nd Academy Awards nominations were released early on Tuesday morning, and they have pleased some, and disappointed some. The blockbuster of them all ... Read more...

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Luxury watch brands eye Indian market


October 24th, 2009 - 8:04 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Oct. 24 (ANI): With a rising demand for high-end watches in the country, luxury watch brands are eying India as a lucrative market.Indian consumers are keen to buy luxury watches, a ... Read more...

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E.T voted Greatest Alien Film Ever


October 10th, 2009 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 10 (ANI): Steven Spielberg's 1982 classic E.T has been voted the greatest alien film ever.The movie starring a young Drew Barrymore was voted as the favorite in a poll ... Read more...

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India projecting its soft power globally: ICCR chief (Interview)


October 7th, 2009 - 10:50 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) Armed with the global appeal of Bollywood, the country's multimillion dollar movie industry in Mumbai, and the power of yoga, India has launched a massive ... Read more...

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“ROAD, MOVIE” SUCCESSFULLY JOURNEYS ONTO DOHA TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL


October 6th, 2009 - 8:15 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The story of ROAD, MOVIE continues its successful international launch with its Middle East premiere at the inaugural Doha Tribeca Film Festival (DTFF) in November. This third accolade in quick succession follows ... Read more...

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Percept aims for world cinema from India


September 15th, 2009 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
By Robin Bansal New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Having made critically acclaimed films like "Kanchivaram", production house Percept Picture Company (PPC) is aiming high - offering Indian cinema with global appeal."We want to ... Read more...

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I am over the moon: ‘Dil Bole Hadippa’ director (With Image)


September 13th, 2009 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Sep 13 (IANS) "Dil Bole Hadippa", which stars Shahid Kapur and Rani Mukerji, became the first Bollywood film to premiere at the ongoing Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) ... Read more...

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Fox studio acquires worldwide rights of Bollywood film


August 7th, 2009 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Aug 7 (ANI): Fox Star Studios, a joint venture of 20th Century Fox and Star, has announced that it has acquired marketing and distribution rights of Shah Rukh Khan starrer, ... Read more...

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An AIIMS-like ayurveda hospital to come up in Delhi


July 10th, 2009 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The government will set up an All India Institute of Ayurveda in the capital as a quality research and referral centre in the traditional Indian system ... Read more...

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