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Today’s youngsters more committed: Poonam Dhillon


August 30th, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) Poonam Dhillon is all praise for the current lot of actors' commitment and dedication towards the craft and says it was not the same during ... Read more...

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Tannishtha mastered Kutchi dialect, thanks to local teacher (With Image)


August 7th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 7 (IANS) Actress Tannishtha Chatterjee, who plays a Kutchi villager in Girish Malik's "Jal", had to undergo an intense workshop with the locals to pick their native accent.Instead ... Read more...

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Flying to Rome without passport was easy, says boy


July 26th, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) An 11-year-old boy who had no passport or boarding pass and flew to Rome alone after walking unchallenged through airport security says "getting on the plane ... Read more...

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Stowaway Liam Corcoran says that, ‘boarding a plane was easier than doing homework’


July 26th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Manchester, July 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Liam Corcoran is a young boy of 11 years who became a stowaway on a plane that was headed to Rome from Manchester. Liam said that nobody ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Asin wants to reach masses with commercial films


July 5th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 5 (IANS) Southern actress Asin Thottumkal, who featured in Hindi films like "London Dreams", "Ready" and "Housefull 2", wants to reach out to the masses with the ... Read more...

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Elle Macpherson embarrasses her son


July 2nd, 2012 - 10:13 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 2 (IANS) Supermodel Elle Macpherson's son is so embarrassed by her that he won't allow her to be seen dropping him off at school.The 48-year-old has kids ... Read more...

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Rihanna was a good student, says brother


June 21st, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 21 (IANS) Pop star Rihanna's brother Rorrey Fenty says she may be the coolest person in the music industry, but she was known for being extremely intelligent ... Read more...

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No work except homework for children under 18: experts


June 12th, 2012 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Children should no work except homework and the minimum age for employment should be increased from 14 to 18, activists said Tuesday, the 11th World ... Read more...

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Young CM reaches out to people of Jammu and Kashmir


June 7th, 2012 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 7 (IANS) When Omar Abdullah became the youngest chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir at the age of 39 in 2009, his political opponents targeted him for "inexperience ... Read more...

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I want to produce a musical: Vikas Bhalla


May 26th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) Actor-musician Vikas Bhalla, currently seen as Veer Singh Bundela on popular TV show "Uttaran", says he wants to take a big leap into the world ... Read more...

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Theron hates pretentious actors


May 20th, 2012 - 2:20 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 20 (IANS) Actress Charlize Theron doesn't like the company of pretentious actors. She believes in simple living."I hate actors who come and quote (philosopher poet Friedrich) Nietzsche. ... Read more...

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Chinese man buries son alive over homework


April 20th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 20 (IANS) A man in China's Yunnan province has been detained for allegedly beating his son and burying him alive over daily quibbles, a media report said.The suspect, ... Read more...

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South Africa can dominate world cricket: Kirsten


March 29th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, March 29 (IANS) South African coach Gary Kirsten feels the Proteas have the ability to dominate world cricket.Kirsten, who led India to the World Cup in 2011 and the ... Read more...

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Using internet most risky for middle-class kids


March 24th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 24 (IANS) Children belonging to middle-class families are more likely to be harmed by using internet in comparison to those living in poorer households, a British study has ... Read more...

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Locked in dark room by teacher, six-year-old dies


February 21st, 2012 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Karnal (Haryana), Feb 21 (IANS) A six-year-old boy in Karnal district was locked up in a dark room by his kindergarten teacher for not doing his homework and died of ... Read more...

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Pooja Bose ecstatic over her Bengali debut


February 16th, 2012 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 16 (IANS) Popular television actress and model Pooja Bose Thursday said she was ecstatic about her debut Bengali movie -- the most expensive Bengali feature film made till ... Read more...

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Chinese kids want some freedom at home


February 8th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 8 (IANS) A lot of children in China's Shanghai city wish they have some freedom to lead life their way.This freedom, according to a survey, may ... Read more...

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Look who’s caught in SRK-Shirish brawl!


January 30th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 30 (IANS) Jewellery designer Farah Khan Ali wouldn't have thought that having a similar name as of choreographer-turned-filmmaker Farah Khan would some day prove to be a ... Read more...

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Pakistan denies reopening NATO routes to Afghanistan


January 20th, 2012 - 8:40 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 19 (IANS) Pakistan's Foreign Office has denied reports of reopening the NATO supply routes to Afghanistan, and said there was no ultimate decision about it so far.Addressing a ... Read more...

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Priyanka plays happy actress in Kunal Kohli’s film


December 31st, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 31 (IANS) Priyanka Chopra plays an upcoming actress and Shahid Kapoor plays a struggling music composer from the 1960s in Kunal Kohli's film, tentatively titled "Teri Meri ... Read more...

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Bullock plans photo shoot for son


December 25th, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 25 (IANS) Actress Sandra Bullock is organising a festive-themed photoshoot for her son Louis so she can show him the pictures when he is older.The 47-year-old adopted ... Read more...

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Several loopholes in Lokpal bill, says Left


December 22nd, 2011 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) Communist Party of India-Marxist leader Sitaram Yechury Thursday questioned government's preparation before bringing the Lokpal bill, saying that there were several loopholes in the bill."We ... Read more...

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Cramped schedule not helping players, says Medeira


December 7th, 2011 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) India coach Savio Medeira admitted Wednesday that cramped schedule of the SAFF Cup football tournament is not giving his boys enough time to learn from ... Read more...

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World’s first sex school opens in Austria


December 1st, 2011 - 10:59 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 1 (IANS) While many people may think it's an activity which should be best learned behind closed doors, an enterprising Swedish schoolmistress thinks otherwise. Ylva-Maria Thompson has opened ... Read more...

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Britney Spears loves her kitchen


November 28th, 2011 - 5:12 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 28 (IANS) Pop star Britney Spears says the kitchen is the centre of her home and she loves spending time there.The 29-year-old, who has sons Sean Preston, ... Read more...

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Variation was the key, says comeback man Ojha


November 6th, 2011 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Abhishek Roy New Delhi, Nov 6 (IANS) India's left-arm spinner Pragyan Ojha, who was playing a Test match after a year, said that English county cricket and the Irani Trophy helped ... Read more...

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Curiosity helps students perform well at school


October 30th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 30 (IANS) Curiosity may have killed the cat, but for students, it seems to be as important as intelligence in determining how well they perform at school.So psychological ... Read more...

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Isn’t your child already sounding a teenager?


October 20th, 2011 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 20 (IANS) It seems children these days are growing up at a much faster rate than generally anticipated, as a study in Britain has found teenage tantrums and ... Read more...

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I was a rule follower at school: Kristen


October 9th, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 9 (IANS) Actress Kristen Stewart says she was a sincere student in school and used to get worried if she couldn't complete her homework on time."Despite what people ... Read more...

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No plans to change coach for Fed Cup performance: Mohun Bagan


September 29th, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 29 (IANS) Famed soccer club Mohun Bagan Thursday claimed it has no intention to sack chief coach Stephen David Darby because of the outfit's poor show in the ... Read more...

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Pakistani schoolboy dies after punishment


September 20th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 20 (IANS) A schoolboy in Pakistan's Rawalpindi city died after doing multiple sit-ups as punishment for not doing his homework.Meher Ali fell down the stairs and died Monday ... Read more...

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Hulk Hogan to launch reality show


September 13th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 13 (IANS) Wrestling icon Hulk Hogan is set to launch his own reality TV show titled "Hulk Hogan's Micro Championship Wrestling".The show will chronicle the lives ... Read more...

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John Mayberry Jr. to date Antoinette Nikprelaj


September 8th, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Sept 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Philadelphia Phillies star John Mayberry Jr. has set his eyes on Pirates of the Caribbean star Antoinette Nikprelaj. The New York Post reports that the outfielder has ... Read more...

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Twain’ shoes raise money for charity


September 1st, 2011 - 10:02 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 1 (IANS) Canadian singer Shania Twain has raised $9,000 for her children's charity by selling off the high heel shoes.Twain wore the same pair of shoes which ... Read more...

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Gaga wears normal clothes with family: Grandmother


August 11th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) Pop star Lady Gaga's 80-year-old grandmother Angelin Germanotta loves her music. She also says her granddaughter wears jeans and ordinary clothes when with the family."I listen ... Read more...

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