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Angelina Jolie visits Syrian refugees in Turkey


September 14th, 2012 - 6:50 am ICT by IANS
Ankara, Sep 14 (IANS) Hollywood star and UN goodwill ambassador Angelina Jolie Thursday visited two Syrian refugee camps in Turkey.Accompanied by UN High Commissioner for Refugees Antonia Guterres, Jolie ... Read more...

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India committed to curb leprosy, stigma: WHO ambassador


August 31st, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) India is committed to curbing leprosy cases in the coming years and eliminating the stigma associated with the disease, World Health Organisation's (WHO) Goodwill ambassador ... Read more...

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Bullock, Jolie most charitable mums in Hollywood


March 11th, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, March 11 (IANS) Actresses Sandra Bullock and Angelina Jolie have been honoured by a leading magazine after topping the list of the most charitable mums in Hollywood.Editors ... Read more...

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Jolie praised for refugee work


March 11th, 2012 - 1:59 am ICT by IANS
New York, March 11 (IANS) Actress Angelina Jolie, who involves herself with several social causes, has been thanked for "doing incredible things".Her efforts were acknowledged at the Woman in ... Read more...

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Indian, Pakistani officials discuss women’s issues


February 28th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 28 (IANS) Officials from India and Pakistan have met in New York on the sidelines of the 56th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women to ... Read more...

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Mika floors Jeff Jarrett with his tunes (With Images)


January 27th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) Mika has found an unlikely fan in American professional wrestler Jeff Jarrett, who loved the Punjabi singer's energetic performance at the launch episode of ... Read more...

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Angelina Jolie movie criticised in Serbia


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:06 am ICT by IANS
Belgrade, Jan 22 (IANS/AKI) Angelina Jolie's directorial debut about a love story between a Serbian policeman and his rape victim has met with sharp criticism among Bosnian Serbs who ... Read more...

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Will ‘Ring Ka King’ popularise wrestling in India?


January 21st, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 21 (IANS) After international wrestling promotions like WWE and TNA, it's now time for India's very own "Ring Ka King"! The new wrestling-based reality show is set ... Read more...

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Ranbir supports girl child empowerment


January 7th, 2012 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 7 (IANS) After voicing concern for conservation of water, Bollywood actor Ranbir Kapoor has now lent his support to another initiative -- saving and empowering the girl ... Read more...

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Bhajji on wrestling show


December 22nd, 2011 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 22 (IANS) What on earth will spinner Harbhajan Singh do on a new wrestling show on television? Bhajji will appear on "Ring Ka King", a new wrestling ... Read more...

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Every child deserves education, says Kajol


December 11th, 2011 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Bollywood actress Kajol, a mother of two, says education is the prime need of the society, and that every child must be educated to bring ... Read more...

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I feel like an NRI when in India: Cherie Blair


December 10th, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Cherie Blair, wife of former British prime minister Tony Blair, who was here Saturday to inaugurate the Loomba Foundation's annual charity dinner, says coming to ... Read more...

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Two Grammy winners to perform in India for AIDS awareness


December 1st, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Two Grammy award winning musicians - Vishwa Mohan Bhatt from India and Toumani Diabate from Mali - will perform at a benefit concert here Dec ... Read more...

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Gisele Bundchen named greenest celebrity


December 1st, 2011 - 10:10 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 1 (IANS) Supermodel Gisele Bundchen has been named the most eco-friendly celebrity at the annual Green awards in London.The Brazilian beauty, currently involved in several environmental campaigns and ... Read more...

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Shakira in Udaipur, fans excited


November 15th, 2011 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Udaipur, Nov 15 (IANS) Latin pop star Shakira has arrived here and is likely to be one of the many stars to perform at the birthday bash of a ... Read more...

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Zinta to attend UN meet in Moscow


October 6th, 2011 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS Bollywood actor Preity Zinta, who is also a UNAIDS Goodwill Ambassador, will participate in a three-day International Forum on Millennium Development Goal 6 beginning Oct 10 ... Read more...

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Pankaj Advani joins kids’ movement


September 28th, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 28 (IANS) World billiards champion Pankaj Advani is auctioning his time during the 'Joy of Giving Week' to raise funds for Bangalore based NGO Children's Movement for Civic ... Read more...

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Anderson aspires to become goodwill ambassador


September 26th, 2011 - 9:28 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 26 (IANS) Actress and animal rights campaigner Pamela Anderson wants to become a goodwill ambassador of United Nations."An aspiration of mine since I started in this business ... Read more...

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GIMA voting process starts


August 30th, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) The Global Indian Music Academy (GIMA), which honours artistic achievement, technical proficiency and overall excellence in Indian music, has started the voting process Tuesday to ... Read more...

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Jolie visits Syrian refugees in Turkey


June 18th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 18 (IANS) Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie, who is the goodwill ambassador for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), paid a visit to Syrian refugees on ... Read more...

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Karan Johar goodwill envoy for British tourism in India


May 16th, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Bollywood filmmaker Karan Johar, who has hit films like "Kuch Kuch Hota Hai" and "Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham" to his credit, was Monday appointed ... Read more...

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Is Jolie’s 7th arm tattoo a tribute to Pitt or new child?


April 6th, 2011 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 6 (ANI): Angelina Jolie recently showed off a seventh tattoo in her arm, sparking rumours about a new adoption. Or it could be a tribute to her partner Brad ... Read more...

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Angelina Jolie visits Tunisia-Libya border


April 6th, 2011 - 4:01 am ICT by IANS
Tunis, April 6 (IANS) Actress Angelina Jolie has visited a refugee camp on the Tunisia-Libya border as a goodwill ambassador for the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).Jolie was ... Read more...

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Jolie immortalised in comic book


March 30th, 2011 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, March 30 (IANS) Actress Angelina Jolie has been immortalised in a comic book that talks about her rise to fame and life with actor and partner Brad ... Read more...

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Gaddafi’s blonde daughter campaigns for dad’s troops


March 30th, 2011 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 30 (IANS) The 34-year-old blonde daughter of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi - who was a lawyer for Iraqi president Saddam Hussein - has now stepped out on ... Read more...

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Gaddafi ‘using sexy daughter Aisha against Libya’s rebels’


March 30th, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 30 (ANI): Colonel Gaddafi is using his sexy blonde daughter as his secret weapon in the war against Libya's rebels.With revolutionaries fighting to take control of the country, Gaddafi ... Read more...

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‘Gaddafi’s daughter Aisha is Claudia Schiffer of North Africa’


March 22nd, 2011 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, March 22 (IANS) The Arab media describes Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's only daughter Aisha as the "Claudia Schiffer of North Africa", a media report said Tuesday.Aisha has stopped ... Read more...

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WHO representatives pay homage to Japan quake victims


March 16th, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) World Health Organisation's (WHO) representatives from the Southeast Asian region Wednesday paid a tribute to those who lost their lives in the devastating earthquake and ... Read more...

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Jolie makes surprise visit to Afghanistan


March 3rd, 2011 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 3 (IANS) Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie made a surprise visit to Afghanistan this week to meet refugees in the war-torn country.The 35-year-old, who is a UN Goodwill ... Read more...

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Angelina Jolie visits Afghanistan to meet refugees


March 3rd, 2011 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 3 (ANI): Hollywood beauty Angelina Jolie has made a surprise two-day visit to Afghanistan, the UN's refugee agency saidThe star of films such as 'Mr and Mrs Smith' and ... Read more...

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Gaddafi’s daughter denies fleeing her country


February 25th, 2011 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Feb 25 (IANS/AKI) Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafis' daughter has denied reports by Arabic media that she had fled to Malta amid serious unrest in her North African country. Speaking on state ... Read more...

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Primary Official Photograph Of ‘Dream House’, Consisting Of Daniel Craig And Rachel Weisz, …


January 29th, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Universal Pictures has discharged officially the primary photograph from ‘Dream House’, which is a movie that has the proficient Daniel Craig and Rachel Weisz as its central male and female ... Read more...

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Susan Sarandon stars in the ‘Got Milk’ ad


January 20th, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Jan 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The “Got Milk?” ad has another ambassador. Oscar winner, Susan Sarandon has become the latest addition to the campaign.The 64-year-old actress has revealed that the ... Read more...

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Nicole Kidman opens up about ‘emotional’ Unifem role


December 28th, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 28 (ANI): Aussie actress Nicole Kidman has revealed that her role as global women's organisation Unifem's goodwill ambassador has sometimes reduced her to tears.The star said that she has ... Read more...

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Angelina Jolie Collaborating on Jewelry Line for Charity


December 10th, 2010 - 10:26 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Dec 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Angelina Jolie, star of ‘The Tourist’ and many other films, Goodwill Ambassador, mom, and much more, is now adding one more project to her ‘to do’ ... Read more...

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