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Korean brands are household names in India: PM


March 25th, 2012 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, March 25 (IANS) With some 300 South Korean companies having a presence in India and many of them a household name, Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Sunday ... Read more...

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India, South Korea boost business, defence ties; ease visa norms (Lead)


March 25th, 2012 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, March 25 (IANS) India and South Korea have targetted doubling their annual trade to $40 billion by 2015, even as they boosted defence ties and signed a pact ... Read more...

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Indonesia to host EPL Masters Cup


February 13th, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Feb 13 (IANS) Indonesia will host an indoor football competition May 27, called the EPL Masters Indonesia Cup, featuring star players from the English Premier League (EPL).Organiser Dino Hamidi ... Read more...

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Jessica Simpson thinks that her unborn baby is a girl


December 6th, 2011 - 12:39 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Dec 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) After keeping her pregnancy under the lid for several months, Jessica Simpson recently revealed her baby bump. Last week, Simpson revealed that she is going to ... Read more...

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‘Dirty Dancing’ remake in process


August 10th, 2011 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS) "Dirty Dancing" is set for a big screen revamp, with the original movie's choreographer Kenny Ortega taking on the role of director.Patrick Swayze and Jennifer ... Read more...

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MTV confirms two spinoffs of Jersey Shore


April 8th, 2011 - 11:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, April 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) MTV has confirmed that there will be two spinoffs of some cast-mates of its hit reality show “Jersey Shore.”MTV confirmed the spinoffs on Thursday saying the ... Read more...

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Millions of Americans caught in e-mail breach


April 5th, 2011 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Irving, Apr 4(ANI): In what could be one of the largest data security breaches in history, the email addresses of potentially millions of Americans have been stolen from a Texas-based online marketing ... Read more...

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Miandad all praise for Indian PM’s cricket diplomacy for ‘friendlier’ Indo-Pak ties


March 30th, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Mar 30(ANI): Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Director General Javed Miandad is all praise for Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for extending an invitation to his Pakistani counterpart Yousuf Raza Gilani ... Read more...

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Dance fever catches on among Indians, thanks to TV


February 1st, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Priyanka Sharma New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Salsa, tango, B-Boying and hip-hop -- international dance forms have become household names and more people want to learn them thanks to a flood ... Read more...

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India pays tribute to Nepali stars in Mumbai


January 16th, 2011 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Jan 16 (IANS) India will celebrate its Republic Day here in a unique way this year, toasting maestros with Nepali roots who became legends in India such as ... Read more...

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What makes Bollywood singers, choreographers love TV


January 12th, 2011 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
By Manpreet Kaur New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Noticed the surfeit of Bollywood singers and choreographers on TV? Not only are music and dance reality shows giving them a good source of ... Read more...

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95-year-old Italian film director leaps to his death


December 1st, 2010 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Dec 1 (IANS/AKI) Mario Monicelli, a celebrated Italian film director, took his own life by leaping from the fifth-floor balcony of a Rome hospital where he was being treated for ... Read more...

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Brook may star in ‘Charlie’s Angels’ TV remake


November 21st, 2010 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 21 (IANS) Model-actress Kelly Brook is being considered for a role in the television remake of the "Charlie's Angels" series.The programme's main producers - Miles Millar, 44, and Al Gough, ... Read more...

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Kelly Brook could become one of Charlie’s Angels


November 21st, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 21 (ANI): American TV bosses are bringing back 'Charlie's Angels' to the small screen and they want Kelly Brook for a role that could turn her into a global superstar.Brook ... Read more...

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Amazon tops list of UK’s best brands


November 20th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 20 (ANI): Amazon has topped a new list of Britain's most famous brands.The Internet giant even left behind Waitrose and Marks n Spencer in a consumer survey of 163 household ... Read more...

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India-South Korea economic ties booming: ambassador


November 11th, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Arvind Padmanabhan Seoul, Nov 11 (IANS) India's bilateral trade with South Korea is expected to grow 50-55 percent this year and touch $17 billion, even as the comprehensive economic pact is giving ... Read more...

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IT professionals dominate Indian diaspora in South Korea (Seoul Diary)


November 11th, 2010 - 10:38 am ICT by IANS
By Arvind Padmanabhan Seoul, Nov 11 (IANS) South Korea, where Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived Wednesday, has a small but vibrant Indian diaspora of some 7,000 people, dominated by professionals from the ... Read more...

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‘Bidaai’ to end with two-hour special


November 9th, 2010 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) "Sapna Babul Ka... Bidaai", one of Star Plus' most popular shows, will come to an end Saturday with a two-hour finale episode.The show began in October 2007 ... Read more...

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Euro skipper announces Ryder Cup shocker: Wouldn’t pick Tiger Woods if he had a choice


September 27th, 2010 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept.27 (ANI): Europe's Ryder Cup captain Colin Montgomerie has stirred up a storm by claiming he would not select World No.1 Tiger Woods if he had the chance.The Sun ... Read more...

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No over-the-top comedy: ‘Khichdi - The Movie’ producer


September 25th, 2010 - 10:18 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) He tickled audiences with his hit TV series "Khichdi" and now actor-producer J.D. Mathejia is bringing the same humour on celluloid with "Khichdi - The Movie". But ... Read more...

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Five NFL Players To Watch Out For In 2010


September 9th, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
September 9, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The 2010 NFL Draft consists some of the fastest players of the game. While many of the skilled players claim to be running in ... Read more...

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‘Cyber gaming’ turning into ‘enjoyable obsession’ for Pak youth


August 30th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Aug 30(ANI): 'Cyber gaming' has become a proper sport in Pakistan, in which several gamers have become so popular that they are now considered 'household names' in gaming circles around the ... Read more...

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Men make mark in women’s world of TV soaps


July 18th, 2010 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Radhika Bhirani New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) Men have often taken the back seat when it comes to Indian television soaps - a patriarchal society notwithstanding. But not any more. A ... Read more...

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Murky goings on in Karnataka make India sit up (Letter From Bangalore)


July 14th, 2010 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
By V.S. Karnic Bangalore, July 13 (IANS) Bellary, Belekeri, the Reddy brothers, Lok Ayukta N. Santosh Hegde are on their way to becoming household names across India as the illegal iron ore ... Read more...

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James Cameron Announces “Titanic” 3D Release


July 10th, 2010 - 7:05 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez July 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) James Cameron has announced the re-release of his 1997 movie "Titanic" which earned billions at the box office in the past. Winning a total of 11 ... Read more...

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Botswana lays out red carpet for Bollywood


June 19th, 2010 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 19 (IANS) Botswana, a south African nation known for its wildlife and where Amitabh Bachchan and Ashwarya Rai are household names, is aggresively wooing the Indian film industry to ... Read more...

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‘Slumdog…’ star Azharuddin to tell his story in English


June 13th, 2010 - 10:33 am ICT by IANS
By Quaid Najmi Pune, June 13 (IANS) Azharuddin Mohammed Shaikh, 12, who became a household name after the success of "Slumdog Millionaire", is all set to tell his story to the English ... Read more...

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India, South Africa should develop joint initiatives to promote innovations: President Zuma


June 4th, 2010 - 9:37 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 4 (ANI): South African President Jacob Gedleyihlekisa Zuma said on Friday that India and South Africa should develop joint initiatives to promote innovations to ride the current global wave ... Read more...

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Now, chocolate bar that keeps wrinkles at bay


May 21st, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 21 (ANI): Good news for chocolate lovers: A new kind of chocolate has been created that apparently slows the ageing process and fights wrinkles.Made by the world's largest chocolate manufacturer, ... Read more...

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Bundchen world’s highest paid model for second year running


May 14th, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 14 (ANI): Gisele Bundchen, the 29-year-old who is married to American football player Tom Brady, earned 25 million dollars last year, making her the world's highest paid model for ... Read more...

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Store Pulls Padded Bikini Bra Kidswear


April 16th, 2010 - 3:37 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Apr 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) London retailer, Primark, has pulled their collection of children's bikinis with padded bras from the store shelves after being accused of promoting the sexualization of children. A ... Read more...

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Primark selling padded bikinis for 7-year-olds


April 14th, 2010 - 4:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 14 (ANI): Irish clothing store Primark has been accused of encouraging paedophilia after it sold bikinis with padded tops for girls aged seven.The chain's 4 pounds sets, shocked parents, who ... Read more...

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James Cameron: Titanic 3D to be released in 2012


March 16th, 2010 - 8:35 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Mar 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Academy Award winner James Cameron had earlier joked about a 3D version of Titanic, after the fabulous success of the 3D version of his movie ... Read more...

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South Korean firms keen to ride India’s infrastructure growth wave


January 25th, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
By James Jose New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) After a firm foothold in India's consumer durables market, with LG, Samsung and Hyundai becoming household names, South Korean companies are prospecting keenly in the ... Read more...

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AIR listeners deprived of Bengali commentary for Eden ODI


December 24th, 2009 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 24 (IANS) For the first time in half a century, cricket enthusiasts were Thursday deprived of listening to All India Radio's (AIR) live Bengali commentary of an international cricket tie ... Read more...

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