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Ozomatli sings to kids in new disc


August 22nd, 2012 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 22 (IANS/EFE) Ozomatli, the band that gained international fame with its fusion of styles ranging from salsa, jazz, funk and reggae to rap, cumbia, merengue and hip ... Read more...

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TV actress Maria Gabriela de Faria to debut in movies


August 22nd, 2012 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
Miami, Aug 22 (IANS/EFE) Venezuelan actress Maria Gabriela de Faria, 19, has not only been nominated for the Kids' Choice Awards Mexico but she's out to conquer the world ... Read more...

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Popular self-help author Stephen Covey dies at 79


July 17th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) Popular American self-help author Stephen R. Covey, whose 1989 book "The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People" shot him to international fame, died early Monday in Idado from complications ... Read more...

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Italian singer dies while on tour


March 2nd, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, March 2 (IANS/AKI) Italian singer Lucio Dalla died of a heart attack Thursday while on tour in Montreaux, Switzerland. He would have turned 69 Sunday."He died this morning after ... Read more...

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Ricky Martin fans to celebrate his 40th birthday


December 24th, 2011 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
San Juan, Dec 24 (IANS/EFE) Puerto Rican singer Ricky Martin is turning 40 and to help him celebrate, his millions of fans are putting together on social networks the ... Read more...

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Czech ex-president Havel to be buried Friday


December 19th, 2011 - 8:56 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The funeral of former Czech president Vaclav Havel, who died Sunday morning at the age of 75, will take place Friday, the CTK news ... Read more...

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Ricky Martin receives Spanish citizenship


November 5th, 2011 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Nov 5 (IANS/EFE) The Spanish government has granted citizenship to Puerto Rican artists Benicio del Toro and Ricky Martin.These two, "famous in their different arts, wish to share Spanish ... Read more...

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Margarita Rosa de Francisco returns to TV


September 28th, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Miami, Sep 28 (IANS/EFE) Colombian actress Margarita Rosa de Francisco, who became well-known internationally with the hit soap opera "Cafe con aroma de mujer", is returning to the small screen ... Read more...

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Zoe Saldana stars in action film


August 24th, 2011 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
Miami, Aug 24 (IANS/EFE) Actress Zoe Saldana in her latest film "Colombiana" plays a young woman out to revenge the murder of her parents that she watched in horror as ... Read more...

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Eight athletes failing dope test is unusual: athletics coach


July 31st, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 31 (IANS) Athletics coach Kuntal Roy, who will be conferred the Dronacharya Award, says eight internationally acclaimed Indian athletes failing dope Test is unusual and there is more ... Read more...

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Anil to shoot for Hollywood film ‘Cities’ in November


June 17th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Anil Kapoor's Hollywood career seems to be going in the right direction - after completing shooting for "Mission:Impossible 4", he is set to begin ... Read more...

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High adrenaline adventures in Himachal’s rugged trails


June 1st, 2011 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla/Manali, June 1 (IANS) From rock-climbing to trudging lofty mountains in the Himalayas, to white-water rafting and parasailing, the mountainous trails of Himachal Pradesh have a lot to offer for ... Read more...

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Anil Kapoor to play cop in Hollywood film ‘Cities’


May 4th, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 4 (IANS) Bollywood actor Anil Kapoor has bagged another Hollywood project - he is set to share screen space with Clive Owen in Roger Donaldson's thriller ... Read more...

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Shoaib Akhtar to retire after World Cup


March 17th, 2011 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 17 (IANS) Enigmatic Pakistani fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar will retire from international cricket after the ongoing World Cup.Team manager Intikhab Alam, a former Pakistan captain, told IANS ... Read more...

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Binayak Sen’s conviction is proper use of a very bad law, says Arundhati Roy


February 12th, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 12(ANI): Activists of several civil rights groups and left wing organisations converged in New Delhi on Saturday to stage a rally to demand the release of human rights activist ... Read more...

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Jordan Tribes Lashes Out At Queen Rania For Her ‘Political Role’


February 10th, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Amman, Feb 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) After the anti-government protests who have rocked Egypt for the last few weeks, it seems now it is time for people another Arab nation of ... Read more...

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Kolkata college readies red carpet for old boy - Nepal’s president


January 25th, 2011 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Jan 25 (IANS) On Friday, when Calcutta Medical College celebrates its 177th Foundation Day, the festivities will include laying out the red carpet for an old boy who rose to ... Read more...

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Former Russian spy Chapman begins political career


December 24th, 2010 - 4:02 am ICT by BNO News
MOSCOW, RUSSIA (BNO NEWS) -- Former Russian spy Anna Chapman is looking to kick start her political career after gaining international fame when she was arrested along with 10 other alleged Russian ... Read more...

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Saradha Group becomes co-sponsor of Mohun Bagan football team


November 24th, 2010 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 24 (IANS) Bengal football giants Mohun Bagan Wednesday roped in the Saradha Group as co-sponsors for three years.As per the agreement, the Mohun Bagan players will sport the logo of ... Read more...

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Hollywood Star Pamela Anderson Sways Her Way In The Bigg Boss House


November 18th, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 18, 2010 (Showbiz PR Wire): International Model, Baywatch Star and Social activist Pamela Anderson is all set to make her grand entry as a celebrity guest in Vodafone Presents Bigg Boss Season ... Read more...

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Pamela Anderson enters ‘Bigg Boss 4′ Wednesday


November 15th, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 15 (IANS) Former "Baywatch" star Pamela Anderson, who will enter Colors TV channel's reality show "Bigg Boss 4" Wednesday for a three-day visit as a guest, says she is ... Read more...

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Bully victim Susan Boyle was suicidal


November 1st, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 1 (ANI): Susan Boyle, who shot to international fame with 'Britain's Got Talent' has revealed that she was teased and tormented so much by her classmates that she thought of ... Read more...

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World Cup oracle Paul the Octups dies


October 26th, 2010 - 7:43 pm ICT by BNO News
BERLIN, GERMANY (BNO NEWS) – Paul the Octopus, who gained international fame after correctly predicting the results of the 2010 World Cup, died on early Tuesday, Aquarium Oberhausen said. He was 2.5 ... Read more...

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“Apologetic” Musharraf blames ‘misleading’ Chaudhry brothers for NRO fiasco


October 7th, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct 7 (ANI): Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf has apologised to his countrymen for giving a green signal to the National Reconciliation Order (NRO), and has blamed the Chaudhry brothers ... Read more...

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Devi Sri Prasad bags international project


September 27th, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 27, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The Telugu film industry is filled with talented music directors, who have keep creating some of the most awe-inspiring tracks for Tollywood projects. Slowly the International film ... Read more...

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Broke Octomom ‘ready to go on welfare’


September 18th, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 18 (ANI): Octomom Nyda Suleman is ready to go on welfare to raise her 14 children, as she is now almost completely broke."She's going on welfare and it's going to ... Read more...

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Thousands mourn music doyen Puttaraj Gavai’s passing (Lead)


September 17th, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 17 (IANS) Puttaraj Gavai, a doyen of Hindustani music, exponent of the Gwalior Gharana and provider of education to thousands of children from poor families, died Friday after a brief ... Read more...

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Kylie ‘felt guilty’ about overshadowing sister Dannii


September 15th, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 15 (ANI): Kylie Minogue has revealed that her initial success in career made her feel guilty about overshadowing her pop star sister Dannii.The siblings started their careers on Australian ... Read more...

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Indian badminton team for CWG announced


September 2nd, 2010 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) A 10-member Indian badminton team for the Oct 3-14 Commonwealth Games was announced here Thursday. Saina Nehwal would be spearheading India's campaign in women's singles while World No. ... Read more...

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Julia Roberts pities young Hollywood actors


August 13th, 2010 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 13 (IANS) Hollywood star Julia Roberts feels pity for all the young actresses in the film industry because of the "surgical" focus on their dressing and style, which can leave ... Read more...

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Julia Roberts says modern actresses’ scrutiny makes her ‘insecure’


August 13th, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 13 (ANI): Julia Roberts has said that she would have to struggle to launch her Hollywood career in 2010, because the intense scrutiny of today's actresses would leave her feeling ... Read more...

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14 years after being in caged scaffolding, Scotland’s Rosslyn Chapel is resurrected


August 13th, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Edinburgh (Scotland), Aug.13 (ANI): The Rosslyn Chapel, one of Scotland's most intriguing attractions, can now be seen in all its glory after 14 years of being hidden under a 'cage' of scaffolding.The ... Read more...

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Anil Kapoor desperate to move on from ‘Slumdog Millionaire’ success


July 27th, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 27 (ANI): Bollywood superstar Anil Kapoor, who rose to international fame with the success of 'Slumdog Millionaire', has confessed that he's now tired of his link to the movie.The ... Read more...

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Desmond Tutu to retire, drink redbush tea and watch cricket


July 23rd, 2010 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 23 (ANI): South African archbishop Desmond Tutu, a former apartheid activist and Nobel Peace Prize winner, has announced plans to retire on October 7 from public life after decades of ... Read more...

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Life returns to normal for Singapore’s parakeet Mani


July 12th, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, July 12 (DPA) Star treatment has ended for Singapore tipster Mani the parakeet with the final whistle blown at the World Cup and the parrot out-forecast by never-failing Paul, Germany's psychic ... Read more...

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