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Making commercial films not Saurabh Shukla’s forte


September 13th, 2012 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) As an actor, Saurabh Shukla has carved a niche for himself in commercial cinema, but when it comes to making films, he chooses to helm ... Read more...

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Sad that Pakistan didn’t win a single medal, says daily


August 13th, 2012 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 13 (IANS) That Pakistan, a country of over 180 million, did not win a single medal in the London Olympics was a sad reflection on the state of ... Read more...

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Stewart to star in ‘Lie Down In Darkness’


August 3rd, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 3 (IANS) Actress Kristen Stewart is set to star in a movie "Lie Down In Darknes", an adaptation of William Styron's 1951 novel of the same name.The ... Read more...

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Johnny Depp to do a cameo in ‘Family Guy’


July 12th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actor Johnny Depp is all set to make a cameo on the TV show ‘Family Guy’. He will portray the character of Edward Scissorhands on the ... Read more...

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Ferrari, Lavazza designer dies at 85


July 3rd, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Turin, July 3 (IANS/AKI) Italian car designer Sergio Pininfarina, whose company has designed Ferrari cars and the Lavazza coffee machine, died Tuesday after a long illness. He was 85.The designer ... Read more...

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First match of AFC qualifier very critical: Coach


June 22nd, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Muscat, June 22 (IANS) India's under-22 head coach Arthur Papas said here Friday that their first match against Lebanon Saturday will be critical as it will lay the foundations of ... Read more...

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Gen Bikram Singh is Indian Army chief


May 31st, 2012 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Gen Bikram Singh, an infantry officer, Thursday took over as the 27th Indian Army chief from Gen V.K. Singh, who retired from service after a ... Read more...

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Medvedev elected ruling party leader (Lead)


May 26th, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Members of Russia's ruling United Russia party Saturday elected Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev as its leader at a party congress.In April, President Vladimir Putin announced ... Read more...

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‘Khel Khel Mein’ remake filming to start next year: Sanjay


May 24th, 2012 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 24 (IANS) Actor Sanjay Kapoor, who has been maintaining a low profile all this while, returns to produce the remake of 1975 super hit film "Khel Khel Mein". ... Read more...

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No Indian push on unconstitutional polls: Maldivian president (Lead)


May 14th, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Assuring the world that his nation was committed to democracy, Maldivian President Mohamed Waheed, who is on his first official visit to India, said ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Clos to replace Karthikeyan for opening Spanish GP practice


May 9th, 2012 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Barcelona, May 9 (IANS) HRT reserve driver Dani Clos will replace Narain Karthikeyan for Friday's opening practice session of the Formula One Spanish Grand Prix.Spanish driver Clos will step into ... Read more...

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Guardiola to take sabbatical from football


April 27th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 27 (IANS) Pep Guardiola, who announced Friday that he would quit as Barcelona coach at the end of the season, will be taking a year away from the ... Read more...

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Barman is new Congress chief in Left-ruled Tripura


April 21st, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 21 (IANS) Three-time legislator Sudip Roy Barman has been named the chief of the Congress's Tripura state unit, sources said here Saturday. The new leader immediately vowed to ... Read more...

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Aniston’s next movie on drug dealer


April 11th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 11 (IANS) Actress Jennifer Aniston will reportedly star in Rawson Thurber's "We're The Millers", a film based on the life of a drug dealer.The 43-year-old, best known ... Read more...

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Bengal minister urges Pranab to bail out state


April 1st, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 1 (IANS) The Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal government Sunday once again raised its demand for settling its debts, with a minister of the cash-starved state urging union ... Read more...

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BEML head hits out at army for targeting Tatra trucks


March 30th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Stung by army headquarters' snide remarks again Tatra trucks, defence public sector BEML chief V.R.S. Natarajan Friday hit out at its detractors, saying he ... Read more...

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Rights activists hit out at Mamata


March 27th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 27 (IANS) A section of civil right activists and Maoist sympathisers Tuesday hit out at the West Bengal government for failing to repeal the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act ... Read more...

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Romario supports Ronaldo’s run for president of CBF


March 24th, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 24 (IANS) Brazil football legend Romario declared that he has no intention of running for the president of the Brazilian Confederation of Soccer (CBF). However, the ... Read more...

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Trail Blazers fire coach McMillan


March 16th, 2012 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
New York, March 16 (IANS) National Basketball Association (NBA) team, Portland Trail Blazers fired head coach Nate McMillan after almost seven years at the helm.The sacking Thursday came in the ... Read more...

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Brazil soccer chief resigns


March 13th, 2012 - 8:33 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 13 (IANS) President of the Brazilian Confederation of Soccer (CBF) Ricardo Teixeira has stepped down after 23 years at the helm following allegations of corruption.Monday's announcement ... Read more...

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At 38, Akhilesh to be UP’s youngest chief minister (Second Lead)


March 10th, 2012 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 10 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh is set to get its youngest chief minister in 38-year-old Akhilesh Yadav, with the Samajwadi Party (SP) legislature party Saturday unanimously electing him ... Read more...

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Chelsea manager Villas-Boas gets the sack


March 4th, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 4 (IANS) Chelsea have sacked manager Andre Villas-Boas after just eight months at the helm of the London football club.Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich got the services of ... Read more...

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Michael Bay to direct ‘Tranformers 4′


February 15th, 2012 - 10:54 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 15 (IANS) Director Michael Bay has been roped in by Paramount Pictures to helm two films "Pain and Gain" and "Tranformers 4".Bay will commence shooting this spring ... Read more...

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Clarke aims to take Australia back to the top


January 15th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 15 (IANS) Australia captain Michael Clarke was upbeat about regaining the Number One spot in all formats of the game after his side thrashed India by an innings ... Read more...

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Spielberg won’t direct ‘Jurassic Park 4′


January 15th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 15 (IANS) Acclaimed director Steven Spielberg has said he will produce the fourth instalment of "Jurassic Park" but won't helm the sci-fi thriller.The filmmaker helmed 1993 blockbuster "Jurassic ... Read more...

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Villagers threatened by dam cracks in Pakistan-administered Kashmir


January 9th, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) A reservoir dam of a mini hydel power project built with Chinese assistance in Pakistan-administered Kashmir has developed cracks threatening around 70 families living ... Read more...

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I decided to nurture Kamal Haasan, the actor: Kamal


December 30th, 2011 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 30 (IANS) Kamal Haasan decided to helm Hindi-Tamil bilingual "Viswaroopam", which will have a backdrop of US, Britain and Jordan, because he doesn't believe in wasting time and ... Read more...

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‘Kick’ not postponed: Shirish Kunder (Movie Snippets)


December 29th, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) Filmmaker Shirish Kunder has rubbished rumours that shooting of his new film "Kick" has been postponed."All rumours about 'Kick' being postponed etc is bullshit. ... Read more...

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Micromax appoints new CEO


December 27th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) Domestic handset manufacturer Micromax Tuesday said it has appointed Deepak Mehrotra as its chief executive officer (CEO) to firm up its leadership position in the ... Read more...

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Sitting judge should head Magrahat firing probe: Left Front


December 4th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 4 (IANS) West Bengal's opposition Left Front Sunday demanded a judicial probe by a sitting judge into the Magrahat firing, a day after Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee ... Read more...

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Daughter to helm Rajinikanth’s ‘Kochadaiyaan’


November 25th, 2011 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 25 (IANS) Tamil superstar Rajinikanth, who has been out of action due to his illness, will return with "Kochadaiyyan", which will be the directorial debut of his daughter, ... Read more...

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Pakistan steps into absurdsville by banning words: Daily


November 21st, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 21 (IANS) Pakistan has stepped into "absurdsville" by moving to block some 1,500 words from text messages, said a daily.Daily Times editorially said Monday that it seems ... Read more...

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Spielberg’s next ‘Gods and Kings’?


November 18th, 2011 - 9:57 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 18 (IANS) Director Steven Spielberg is in discussions with Warner Bros. to direct new religious movie "Gods and Kings".The 64-year-old is reportedly in negotiations with Warner Bros. to ... Read more...

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Ben Affleck to helm ‘The Stand’?


October 24th, 2011 - 3:28 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Oct 24 (IANS) Actor Ben Affleck has reportedly been roped in to direct the big screen adaptation of Stephen King's novel "The Stand".According to Deadline.com, "The Stand" is ... Read more...

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FC Barcelona coach heaps praise on his players


October 22nd, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Oct 22 (IANS) A proud FC Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola feels the club has an "unrepeatable" generation of players right now.Barcelona have won three league titles and two Champions ... Read more...

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