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Kathie Lee Gifford blasted for calling parents of drug addicts as failures


August 9th, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Aug 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The famous television presenter, Kathie Lee Gifford’s complaints about the parents of drug addicts caught her fans by surprise. Kathie said that the parents who cannot ... Read more...

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Lesson for Anna: pride goeth before a fall (Comment)


December 31st, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
A day before what turned out to be Anna Hazare's flop show in Mumbai, his colleagues were full of hype and hubris during a television debate.It wasn't only that they ... Read more...

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Shobhaa De, Dalrymple offers sneak peek into new books


March 11th, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) Writer Shobhaa De Friday provided a sneak preview into her forthcoming "Sethji", her first novel in 15 years, at the Penguin Spring Fever festival ... Read more...

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Weinstein brothers sued for $50m for ’sabotaging’ animated film


March 4th, 2011 - 4:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 4 (ANI): Bob and Harvey Weinstein, whose company distributed 'The King's Speech', have been sued for 50 million dollars over claims that they 'sabotaged' the production of an animated film.Tony ... Read more...

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Darth Vader’s bizarrely made-over helmets up for grabs at auction


July 11th, 2010 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 10 (ANI): The ultimate villain of the Star Wars universe - Darth Vader - is back in action. His helmets that have undergone wild makeovers are now going on sale."Darth ... Read more...

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Pandit says Citi now ‘fundamentally different’, much healthier


March 5th, 2010 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, March 5 (IANS) Citigroup's Indian American CEO Vikram Pandit says the troubled banking giant is today "fundamentally different" and far healthier than when he took over thanks to an ... Read more...

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Fear of bad performance drives firms to break law


November 19th, 2009 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 19 (IANS) The more reputed and financially sound a corporation is, the more likely it is to violate the law, says a new study. Michigan State University scholar (MSU) Yuri ... Read more...

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Temple built for Greek goddess of divine retribution unearthed in Turkey


October 13th, 2009 - 3:46 pm ICT by ANI
Ankara (Turkey), October 13 (ANI): Archaeologists have found traces of a temple built for the Greek goddess of divine retribution, Nemesis, during excavations in the ancient city of Agora in the Aegean ... Read more...

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Genetic cure hopes ‘unfounded’, says UK scientist


April 21st, 2009 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 21 (ANI): A leading British scientist has cast doubts on claims that genetic research could provide a cure for a host of common illnesses, insisting they are "plainly wrong".Prof ... Read more...

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Paramount announces 12th instalment in ‘Star Trek’ franchise


March 31st, 2009 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 31 (IANS) Hollywood producers Paramount Pictures have announced another new "Star Trek" movie - a month before the latest and eleventh sci-fi installment hits the screens. The highly-anticipated film ... Read more...

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Paramount begins working on Star Trek sequel


March 31st, 2009 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 31 (ANI): While Star Trek's latest franchise is yet to hit the theatres, Paramount Pictures have already started working on its sequel.Paramount trio Roberto Orci, Alex Kurtzman and Damon Lindelof ... Read more...

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Historians say Obama is no Lincoln


December 16th, 2008 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
Chicago, Dec.16 (ANI): Barack Obama may be swearing by his love for his predecessor Abraham Lincoln, but historians say that he is not a patch on the latter. Obama told interviewer ... Read more...

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Mark Wallingers anti-war protest replica wins Turner Prize


December 4th, 2007 - 1:16 pm ICT by admin
London, Dec 4 (ANI): British artist Mark Wallinger has won the prestigious Turner Prize for his replica of the one-man anti-war protest in Parliament Square, State Britain.When short-listed for the 25,000 pounds ... Read more...

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