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‘My Week With Marilyn’ - layered, poignant (IANS Movie Review)


February 26th, 2012 - 1:10 am ICT by IANS
Film: "My Week With Marilyn"; Actors: Michelle Williams, Kenneth Branagh, Eddie Redmayne, Emma Watson, Judi Dench, Dominic Cooper; Director: Simon Curtis; Rating: **** Little lost souls we all are - ... Read more...

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Glamour, Delhi, Afghanistan on book shelf (IANS Books This Week)


January 14th, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) The books this weekend are fun and easy to read.1. "Opening Night"; Written by Diksha Basu; Published by Harper-Collins India; Priced at Rs.250This is ... Read more...

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I miss classical dance in today’s films: Hema Malini (Interview)


October 21st, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) She is a trained Bharatanatyam dancer and has wowed people with her dance moves. Little surprise then that actress and MP Hema Malini says ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Dev Anand reserves his views on Hazare movement


August 25th, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 25 (IANS) Octogenatian actor Dev Anand has refrained from commenting on activist Anna Hazare's fast for a strong anti-graft law, saying he doesn't want to create a controversy."Lets ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Shammi Kapoor’s death shocks Kannada film industry


August 14th, 2011 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 14 (IANS) Dancing King Shammi Kapoor's death early Sunday morning has shocked many Kannada film personalities who were close to the flamboyant star who changed the ... Read more...

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Oprah gets special farewell from Tom Cruise, Beyonce


May 18th, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 18 (IANS) With Tom Cruise, Halle Berry, Will Smith, Beyonce and other such A-list stars present, TV titan Oprah Winfrey got a "joyous" farewell.The chat show queen ... Read more...

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Arnie making a comeback on big screen with ‘Cry Macho’


May 4th, 2011 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 04 (ANI): Arnold Schwarzenegger is all set to make a comeback on big screen.After spending eight years as governor of California, the 63-year-old muscle man will be starring in ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Mick Gagger wants best comedian for his new film


April 10th, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 10 (ANI): Sir Mick Jagger is apparently looking for the finest comedy talent in Britain to star in a film he has been writing for the past 15 years.The 'Rolling ... Read more...

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Hema Malini to do cameo in ‘Aarakshan’


February 22nd, 2011 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan and veteran actress Hema Malini, who were seen together on screen in "Baghban" and "Baabul", will be seen together again in "Aarakshan"."Hemaji ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

John Wheeler’s Death Mystery Deepens Despite New Clues


January 5th, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The mystery surrounding the unexpected death of former Pentagon official and aide of former US president George W Bush, John P Wheeler III is deepening with ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Australia’s party over, hangover begins, says Holding


December 30th, 2010 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 30 (IANS) Former West Indies fast bowler Michael Holding said that Australia's party as the top team is over and what the former No.1 are experiencing is a "hangover".Australia has ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

BCS National Championship Will Clash Auburn And Oregon


December 5th, 2010 - 7:49 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Much to the anticipation of several fans, The Auburn Tigers finally made it to the BCS National Championship 2011. The match will take place on January ... Read more...

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Rod Stewart admits he’s lost count of the women he’s slept with


October 30th, 2010 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 30, (ANI): Singer Rod Stewart has confessed that he slept with so many women during his heyday that he has lost count of the exact number."No, no, and I'm not ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Sir Michael Caine insists he was ‘never a philanderer’


October 3rd, 2010 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 3 (ANI): Sir Michael Caine has admitted his sex life during his Swinging Sixties heyday was busy but that he was "never a philanderer" and "not a man who ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Robbie Williams admits he went psycho on cactus cocktail


September 26th, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 26 (ANI): In a shocking revelation, Robbie Williams has admitted taking 60s psychedelic drug mescaline, made from cactus, during his downward spiral in the final days of 'Take That ... Read more...

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Eddie Fisher Bids Adieu To The World At 82


September 24th, 2010 - 7:27 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Sep 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Eddie Fisher who was a popular singer of yesteryears passed away this week at the age of 82. He was very popular in the 1950s. Sources ... Read more...

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ABBA singers appealing fans to vote for favourite song in tribute show


September 14th, 2010 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 14 (ANI): Members of Bjorn Ulvaeus and Anni-Frid Lyngstad, have come forward to make an appeal to fans to vote for their favourite song from the band, as part of ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Photography has arrived as universal medium: Lenswoman Dayanita Singh (With Images)


September 4th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Photography is not just an art form but needs to be seen as a language, says India's leading contempoaray photographer Dayanita Singh, known for her ... Read more...

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Radcliff delighted to star in Hammer flick


August 1st, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 1 (ANI): Daniel Radcliffe is more than happy after bagging a role in an upcoming movie version of The Woman In Black - because the flick will be one of ... Read more...

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Dennis Hopper’s Grand House Auctioned


July 28th, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri July 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The action movie lovers remember actor Dennis Hopper for his sterling acts in a number of films but not everyone is aware of his lavishly decorated ... Read more...

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Williams to slim down for Take That reunion


July 26th, 2010 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) British singer Robbie Williams is planning to slim down for his Take That comeback by signing up for a gruelling triathlon. The pop star has rejoined the group ... Read more...

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Macca pays on-stage tribute to Jimi Hendrix


June 14th, 2010 - 6:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 14 (ANI): Former Beatles member Sir Paul McCartney paid tribute to late Jimi Hendrix as he opened at the Isle of Wight festival.Macca said that he was more than ... Read more...

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Eagles soar into the unknown (Group B team profile)


May 27th, 2010 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Lagos, May 27 (DPA) With a new coach and grab bag of talented players, Nigeria are perhaps the biggest question mark from Africa ahead of the 2010 World Cup finals this ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Now, New York Giants’ Lawrence Taylor hit by ‘The Blind Side’ curse


May 9th, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 9 (ANI): Former New York Giants star Lawrence Taylor is the latest person hit by the curse of 'The Blind Side' - he has been accused of bedding ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Susan Boyle senior’ is Britain’s Got Talent’s new star


May 8th, 2010 - 3:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 8 (ANI): A new star has emerged on Britain's Got Talent -and she's being touted as Susan Boyle Senior.Janey Cutler, 81, who hails from Scotland just like Boyle, was a ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Rolling Stones wrote some songs while high on drugs


May 5th, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 5 (ANI): Sir Mick Jagger insists that drugs had a positive impact on the Rolling Stones, and the band wrote some of their biggest hits while under the influence.The legendary ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Ho visto Messi’: a superstar with infinite potential


April 10th, 2010 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Barcelona, April 10 (DPA) The story will grow over time, and the 93,330 fans who were at the stadium on that April evening will soon turn into hundreds of thousands. Everyone will ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Stone Age man used ostrich eggshells for communication


March 3rd, 2010 - 4:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 3 (ANI): Scientists have said that a cache of ostrich eggshells engraved with geometric designs demonstrates the existence of a symbolic communication system around 60,000 years ago among African hunter-gatherers.The ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

PCB appoints Mohsin Khan as chief selector


March 3rd, 2010 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar.3 (ANI) : The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has appointed former Test opener Mohsin Hasan Khan as the new chief selector.Mohsin, who also acted in Bollywood films during his heyday, has ... Read more...

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“The Who” Performs At The Super Bowl Halftime


February 8th, 2010 - 8:54 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Miami, Feb 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The halftime performance at the Super Bowl took the audience to a bygone era, as the popular rock n roll band of the 70's, "The ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment, Sports |

Motto behind luxury kite-shaped airships: ‘Slow is the new fast’


February 3rd, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 3 (ANI): Travellers who are more interested in travelling in luxury and are not bothered about time can now do so with the new Aircruise concept.Aircruise, with its kite-shaped airships, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Sasha Cohen To Appear In Olympics Trial After Four Years


January 20th, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sasha Cohen is being touted to make a comeback in the Olympics. She had been absent from the Olympics' skating scene for the last four years. ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Freezing Miami Heats Up At Halftime Show Of Orange Bowl


January 6th, 2010 - 9:12 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The game between the University Of Iowa and the Georgia Tech University in the Orange Bowl took place at the Land Sharks Stadium in Miami. The ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Hamilton happy over ‘legend and really nice guy’ Schumacher’s comeback decision


December 24th, 2009 - 12:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 24(ANI): Former Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton has welcomed seven-time F1 champion Michael Schumacher's decision to make a sensational comeback with Mercedes GP four years after he retired from ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Mercedes planning top-secret week-long desert test for Schumacher


December 18th, 2009 - 3:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 18(ANI): The Mercedes Formula One racing team is reportedly planning a top-secret test, expected to last for at least a week, for seven-time world champion Michael Schumacher before his sensational ... Read more...

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