human spirit

Eduardo Verastegui, an actor with a mission


September 20th, 2012 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Miami, Sep 20 (IANS/EFE) Mexican actor Eduardo Verastegui says that he does not see his profession as a springboard to money and fame, but rather as a type of priesthood ... Read more...

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I’d like to direct a movie: Boman Irani


August 24th, 2012 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 24 (IANS) Boman Irani, who turned to acting after being a professional photographer, is now keen to try his hand at direction."I would like to make a movie, ... Read more...

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Composer duo Anand-Milind back


April 25th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 25 (IANS) Anand-Milind, who composed music for hits like "Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak", "Anjaam" and "Dil", are making a comeback to Bollywood after six years with "Yeh Khula ... Read more...

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Leave literature alone, don’t adapt it, says Saeed Mirza


March 15th, 2012 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Literature is best left alone in the spirit of celebrated French-Swiss filmmaker Jean Luc-Godard's philosophy that good literature makes bad cinema, says filmmaker and writer ... Read more...

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Want biopic to inspire the youth: Milkha


February 21st, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 21 (IANS) Legendary Indian sportsman Milkha Singh Tuesday gifted the spikes he wore in 1960 Rome Olympics to actor Farhan Akhtar, hoping that his film "Bhag Milkha ... Read more...

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Barefoot Bandit’ jailed for 7 years


December 20th, 2011 - 12:28 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Seattle, Dec 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The notorious “Barefoot Bandit” has been jailed for series of robberies. The judge handed the 20-year-old suspect more than a seven-year jail term which he will serve ... Read more...

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From black tragedy emerged many heroes


December 9th, 2011 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 9 (IANS) The ghastly fire at the AMRI Hospital that claimed over 80 lives also brought to the fore the undying human spirit and threw up ... Read more...

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Pitt, Jolie donate $340,000 to Somalia


October 10th, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 10 (IANS) Hollywood couple Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have donated $340,000 for famine victims in Somalia.Jolie -- who raises six children, Maddox, 10, Pax, seven, Zahara, ... Read more...

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Angelina Jolie & Brad Pitt donate money to feed children in Somalia


October 10th, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Mogadishu, Oct 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Star couple Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt have donated to a cause to help feed children in Somalia. The couple reportedly donated $340,000 to help give food ... Read more...

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UN chief praises women’s role in advancing peace


October 8th, 2011 - 3:01 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Oct 8 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Friday praised women's role in advancing peace after this year's Nobel Peace Prize were awarded to three women."With this decision, the ... Read more...

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Refugees improved Jolie’s parenting skills


October 5th, 2011 - 4:00 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 5 (IANS) Actress Angelina Jolie thinks her work with Somali refugees and the UN has helped her become a better ''person and mother''.The 36-year-old, who raises six ... Read more...

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Direction is Dia Mirza’s next plan


September 17th, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) After trying her hand at production, former beauty queen and actress Dia Mirza is now exploring other aspects of cinema and wants to don ... Read more...

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‘I Am Kalam’ about dreaming big, making big! (IANS Preview)


August 3rd, 2011 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) A slum boy's determination to educate himself and his will to rise above his problems is the story told through "I Am Kalam", which is ... Read more...

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Chilean miners’ saga to become a film


July 26th, 2011 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 26 (IANS/EFE) A well-known Hollywood producer and representatives of the 33 Chilean miners who spent 70 days underground after a mine collapse announced Monday that they finally ... Read more...

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‘Soundtrack’ was emotionally exhausting: Rajeev Khandelwal


July 16th, 2011 - 9:51 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) After playing the intense cop in "Shaitan", Rajeev Khandelwal will be seen as a musician in "Soundtrack", a role he says ranks as one of his ... Read more...

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Tyeb Mehta’s work sets new price record at Christie’s


June 10th, 2011 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) An untitled work showing a figure on a hand-pulled rickshaw painted by Tyeb Mehta in 1984 has set a new record for the artist's works ... Read more...

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Geronimo descendant asks for apology


May 9th, 2011 - 11:42 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, May 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) During the recent raid which killed Osama bin Laden, the US special forces reported back to the White House with the words “Geronimo Ekia” meaning the ... Read more...

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‘Soundtrack’ remake of ‘It’s All Gone Pete Tong’


April 10th, 2011 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 10 (IANS) Actor Rajeev Khandelwal's second Bollywood venture "Soundtrack", also starring Soha Ali Khan, is the remake of award-winning Canadian film "It's All Gone Pete Tong" and ... Read more...

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Indians in Trinidad and Tobago exult over World Cup win


April 4th, 2011 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Port-of-Spain, April 4 (IANS) The Indian diaspora in Trinidad and Tobago was overjoyed at India's win in the cricket World Cup, with the news being splashed across the newspapers here. ... Read more...

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Indian team gets motivated by explorer’s tales


March 29th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali, March 29 (IANS) Ahead of their high-intensity World Cup semifinal against Pakistan, the Indian team looked up to South African explorer Mike Horn for some motivational talks.The Johannesburg-born Horn, ... Read more...

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Film to promote poor children’s education at IFFI


November 24th, 2010 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 24 (IANS) "I am Kalam", a children's film based on former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, is aimed at inspiring the poor to educate their children, director of the film Nila ... Read more...

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Chief Guest Vidya Balan Presents “Dr Batra’s Positive Health Awards 2010″ In …


November 20th, 2010 - 3:31 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November, 20, 2010 (Showbiz PR Wire): Dr Batra’s Positive Health Awards 2010 presented by Bajaj Discover, were held at Chowdiah Hall today, with Bollywood star Vidya Balan felicitating the awardees at a glittering ... Read more...

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‘I Am Kalam’ to be a trilogy: Director (Interview)


November 17th, 2010 - 9:46 am ICT by IANS
By Robin Bansal New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Nila Madhab Panda's debut Hindi project "I Am Kalam" - whose first part is inspired by the life of the former president A.P.J.Abdul Kalam - ... Read more...

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Five minutes to midnight: Chile shows the way (Comment)


October 15th, 2010 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
By Nupur Basu In the last two decades when the world has been plagued by terrorism, violence, war, poverty, disease and natural disasters like tsunamis and earthquakes, the pictures of the amazing operation ... Read more...

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Images of Latin American sufferings in Delhi


September 23rd, 2010 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) They narrate gut-wrenching tales of immigration, natural disasters, middle-class urban angst and street stage in several Latin American nations. Ten emerging Mexican photographers have brought snapshots of ... Read more...

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Anupam Kher’s ‘Power Within’ project to heal souls


September 9th, 2010 - 9:42 am ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, Sep 9 (IANS) Actor Anupam Kher, who has been occupied with many non-cinema activities, is most excited about 'Power Within', a chain of workshops, which he will ... Read more...

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Anupam’s ‘Power Within’ Workshops


September 8th, 2010 - 1:01 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 8, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Among the many non-cinema activities that now occupy Anupam Kher's time and space the one he is most excited about is the Power Within project. It's ... Read more...

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Interview with Nagesh Kukunoor


August 28th, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 28, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Nagesh Kukunoor tells Jyothi Venkatesh that he feels excited as a director when he casts an actor against the tide.How would you describe your film "Aashaayein'?"Aashayein' ... Read more...

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‘Madholal Keep Walking’ celebrates Mumbai’s undying spirit: Swara Bhaskar (With Images)


August 21st, 2010 - 9:19 am ICT by IANS
By Robin Bansal New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Shot in the real Mumbai of suburban trains and chawls and based on true life instances, "Madholal Keep Walking" is a tribute to the undying ... Read more...

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Morrissey blasts Queen’s Guards’ fur hat


August 4th, 2010 - 6:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 4 (ANI): Singer Steven Patrick Morrissey has blasted the Queen's Guard soldiers for wearing bearskin hats.The guardsmen who stand to attention outside Buckingham Palace in London attract millions of tourists ... Read more...

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Obama calls on Iran to free three detained American hikers


July 31st, 2010 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 31 (ANI): US President Barack Obama has called on Iran to free three American hikers it detained one year ago.He also said that Sarah Shourd, Shane Bauer and ... Read more...

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Sainthia train accident throws up real life heroes


July 20th, 2010 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Suri (West Bengal), July 20 (IANS) The horrific train accident at Sainthia that has claimed at least 63 lives also brought out the undying human spirit among ordinary people, among them an ... Read more...

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Nick Schuyler Recounts Boating Tragedy


July 17th, 2010 - 7:03 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar July 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Nick Schuyler recounted the horrific boat accident that killed three of his close friends in the latest episode of "The Oprah Winfrey Show." The episode focused ... Read more...

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Cameron pays birthday tribute to Aung San Suu Kyi


June 20th, 2010 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
London, June 19 (DPA) British Prime Minister David Cameron paid tribute Saturday to Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi on her 65th birthday and promised London would do everything it ... Read more...

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This Week’s Big Kannada Release- Shivrajkumar’s Tamassu


June 12th, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 12, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Agni Sreedhar, who is an acclaimed Kannada writer, critic and artist, has debuted in direction with this week's big Kannada movie Tamassu. He had earlier ... Read more...

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