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Great expectations and changing India-Pakistan equations


September 10th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore (Pakistan), Sep 10 (IANS) If the reporting in the Pakistani media on Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna's visit is any indication, a lot of expectations, rightly or ... Read more...

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This is not the change we wanted: Bengal intellectuals


April 17th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 17 (IANS) Expressing concern over instances of "police excesses" in West Bengal, a section of human rights activists and intellectuals Tuesday said people were fast losing trust ... Read more...

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Charles Dickens coin to mark his 200 birth anniversary


December 7th, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 7 (IANS) A two pound coin featuring a portrait of British literary genius Charles Dickens will come into use next spring to mark his 200th birth anniversary.Dickens is ... Read more...

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High expectations of Indian fans affecting Sachin: Gibbson


November 14th, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 14 (IANS) Batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar yet again failed to get the much awaited 100th international ton Monday, prompting West Indies coach Ottis Gibson to say that ... Read more...

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Kejriwal siphoned funds for private trust: Agnivesh


October 22nd, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal had siphoned Rs.70-80 lakh belonging to India Against Corruption (IAC), headed by Anna Hazare, and diverted the money ... Read more...

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‘Harry Potter’ stars Carter, Fiennes to star in ‘Great Expectations’?


April 25th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 25 (ANI): 'Harry Potter' stars Ralph Fiennes and Helena Bonham Carter will reportedly team up again in a film adaptation of Charles Dickens novel 'Great Expectations'.According to the Daily Mail, ... Read more...

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Afridi feels Pakistan will win 2011 World Cup


February 20th, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Feb 20(ANI): Pakistan limited-overs captain Shahid Afridi has said he has an intuition that his team will lift the coveted 2011 World Cup trophy."I'm never comfortable with making predictions ... Read more...

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Artists reveal significance of Obama’s gift to Chinese President


February 13th, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 13 (ANI): US President Barack Obama had gifted his Chinese counterpart Hu Jintao a painting created by two Chinese-American artist brothers in the honour of his state visit ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Charles Dickens’ incomplete ‘Edwin Drood’ to get new ending


January 25th, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 25 (ANI): 140 years after the death of Charles Dickens, his incomplete book 'The Mystery Of Edwin Drood' is about to get a new ending.Writer Gwyneth Hughes has completed Dickens's ... Read more...

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National School Of Drama: ‘Charan Das Chor’ Sets The Mood For Annual Theater Festival


January 10th, 2011 - 9:49 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The famous play was enacted at the Kamani theatre and the two week festival will witness 83 plays. Both Indian and foreign productions will be showcased across eight venues. After Friday ... Read more...

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Gwyneth Paltrow Is In No Mood To Perform With Hubby!


December 24th, 2010 - 8:53 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Decemb Academy Award winning actress Gwyneth Paltrow was rumored to be performing with her Chris Martin’s band ‘Coldplay’ during the New Year’s Eve. However, clearing all these rumors the representative of ... Read more...

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‘Nagavalli’ A Hit In The US


December 20th, 2010 - 3:30 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Telugu supernatural thriller ‘Nagavalli’ has been declared a hit in the United States. According to reports in the media, the Venkatesh starrer, which had opened to great expectations in theaters ... Read more...

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Oprah adds Charles Dickens classics to her book club


December 7th, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 7 (ANI): Admitting that she had never before read a book by Charles Dickens, Oprah Winfrey has picked two of the 19th century author's novels as her next book ... Read more...

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Tendulkar greatest batsman of all time: Zaheer Abbas


November 7th, 2010 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Nov 7 (IANS) Pakistan's famous Test batsman Zaheer Abbas rates Sachin Tendulkar higher than Don Bradman and believes that the Indian master is the greatest batsman of all time. ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Orissa sand artist creates sculpture of Obama ahead of his India visit


November 5th, 2010 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
Puri, Nov 5 (ANI): Internationally acclaimed sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik displayed a sculptor of US President Barack Obama at Puri beach as a mark of respect to the US President, who ... Read more...

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Can Manasvi Mamgai Win The Miss World 2010 Crown?


October 29th, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 29, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The countdown for the’ Miss World Pageant 2010’ to be held in the Republic of China has begun, with some very great expectations from all contestants.Reportedly, ... Read more...

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Diane Lane Expects To Rock The Box Office With ‘Secretariat’


October 7th, 2010 - 6:14 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
October 7, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The Disney movie, ‘Secretariat’ will be making it to the theaters this weekend and Diane Lane playing the owner and breeder of ... Read more...

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Villagers pool resources to construct dam in Jharkhand District


September 3rd, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
By Girija Shankar OjhaPalamu (Jharkhand), Sep 3 (ANI): Residents of ten villages in Jharkhand's Palamu District have pooled resources to construct a dam to harness waters of the River Gauraha for irrigation.The ... Read more...

Posted in National |

‘The Losers’ is slick, but could have been better (IANS Film Review; Rating:***)


July 3rd, 2010 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
By Satyen K. Bordoloi Film: "The Losers"; Director: Sylvain White; Cast: Jeffery Dean Morgan, Zoe Saldana, Chris Evans, Idris Elba, Columbus Short, Oscar Jaenada, Jason Patric; Rating: ***Comic book adaptations are usually fun ... Read more...

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Netball popularity on the rise in India: Federation president


July 2nd, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 2 (ANI): The President of the Netball Federation of India, Gurbir Singh, has said that the popularity of the sport is on the rise; and has been proved by ... Read more...

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Cristiano Ronaldo faces spitting accusation


June 30th, 2010 - 6:04 am ICT by IANS
Cape Town, June 30 (DPA) Cristiano Ronaldo's World Cup adventure ended on a sour note Tuesday as he faced accusations of spitting at a cameraman following Portugal's 1-0 loss to Spain in ... Read more...

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Ne-Yo And Monyetta Shaw Expecting Their First Child


June 27th, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez June 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) R& B singer, song writer Ne-Yo and his girlfriend Monyetta Shaw are expecting their first child early next year. The excited soon-to-be father said this to ... Read more...

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Director Ronald “Ronnie” Neame died aged 99


June 19th, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 19(ANI): Ronald "Ronnie" Neame, the great 'Poseidon Adventure' director has died at the age of 99 in Los Angeles hospital.A family friend and BBC correspondent Peter Bowes said, the ... Read more...

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Puneet As Jackie In Nadodigal Remake


June 4th, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 4, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Hotshot Kannada director Soori is working on the remake of the successful Tamil hit Nadodigal. Puneet Rajkumar has been signed for the lead role in this ... Read more...

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Berbatov fears new striker at Man U


May 14th, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 14 (ANI): Manchester United out of form striker Dimitar Berbatov fears that his career will come under more pressure if the club buys a new striker.Bulgarian Berbatov, who quit ... Read more...

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Sherlock Holmes tops ‘The Most Retold Stories Of All Time’ list


May 13th, 2010 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 13 (ANI): Sherlock Holmes has topped a list of The Most Retold Stories Of All Time'.According to the Guinness Book of Records, the honour of the most portrayed character on ... Read more...

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Love Sex aur Dhokha rocks the charts


February 27th, 2010 - 11:33 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
February 27, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Balaji Motion Pictures and Dibakar Banerjee's Love Sex aur Dhokha has released its title track and what a track it is! The song titled "Love Sex ... Read more...

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Budget ‘much below peoples’ expectations’: PDP


February 26th, 2010 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 26 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir's opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti Friday described the budget presented by Finance Minister Pranab Mukerjee as "much below expectations of the people". In ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Peyton Manning’s Stats Indicate That He Is Heading For Second Super Bowl Victory


February 7th, 2010 - 8:49 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Indianapolis, Feb 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The veteran quarterback of Indianapolis Colts, Peyton Manning, noted as one of the best American professional footballer, is among the major attractions of tonight's Super ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Great Expectations: Yash Raj Films bites the dust?


February 6th, 2010 - 3:48 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Feb 5, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Yash Raj films has come up with a weekend slot of 5 shows named 'Seven', 'Rishta.com', 'Mahi Way', 'Lift Kara De' and 'Powder'. These shows promised ... Read more...

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Kajol sports working woman look in ‘My Name…’: Manish Malhotra


December 20th, 2009 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) Celebrity designer Manish Malhotra has kept a subtle working woman look for Kajol in "My Name Is Khan" and says that it's close to her real ... Read more...

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Keira Knightley terrified by West End debut


December 17th, 2009 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 17 (ANI): Keira Knightley says she does not expect her West End debut to gather much acclaim from critics.The 24-year-old actress is professionally appearing on the stage for the ... Read more...

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Knightley terrified by stage debut


December 17th, 2009 - 1:23 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 16 (IANS) British actress Keira Knightley has revealed that she almost turned down the chance for her onstage debut because she fears she will be "burned alive" by critics ... Read more...

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Get well soon: Akshay tells Katrina


November 26th, 2009 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) Bollywood actress Katrina Kaif is down with jaundice and missing from the promotions for her latest outing "De Dana Dan". And her co-star Akshay Kumar was ... Read more...

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Groups urge Sonia Gandhi to seek Suu Kyi’s immediate release and free Burma


October 2nd, 2009 - 7:00 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct. 2 (ANI): The Burma Center Delhi on behalf of 58 Indian and International organizations submitted an appeal letter to Sonia Gandhi, President of All India Congress Committee (AICC) ... Read more...

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