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Olympic volleyball: Chinese women overpower Turkey


July 30th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) China harvested a second win and made a firm step to the quarterfinals in women's volleyball of the Olympic Games by outplaying Turkey 3-1 here Monday.China, ... Read more...

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Indian sportspersons have gone to London thinking of gold


July 25th, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Indian sportspersons no longer go to the Olympics thinking of the old dictum that participation matters, not winning. They have gone to London talking ... Read more...

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Dlamini-Zuma: AU’s first woman boss wears victory lightly (Profile)


July 16th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, July 16 (IANS) Sporting maroon headgear and an embroidered traditional African kitenge (gown), Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, the African Union's first woman executive head and an anti-apartheid icon, wears her ... Read more...

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Kristen Stewart named highest paid actress


June 20th, 2012 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 20 (IANS) Actress Kristen Stewart reportedly earned $34.5 million last year and has been named Hollywood's highest-paid actress in Forbes magazine's annual list, narrowly beating Cameron Diaz, ... Read more...

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‘The Iron Lady’-a perfect Streep show (IANS Movie Review)


March 3rd, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "The Iron Lady"; Cast: Meryl Streep, Jim Broadbent, Richard E. Grant; Director: Phyllida Lloyd; Rating: ****The test of democracy is when a woman has as much right to a position ... Read more...

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Meryl Streep turns saviour for Watts


March 1st, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, March 1 (IANS) Actress Meryl Streep is lending a helping hand to Naomi Watts, who will star in a biopic on the late Lady Diana, with some acting ... Read more...

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Meryl Streep wins the Oscar for the Best Lead Actress


February 28th, 2012 - 1:06 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Meryl Streep picked another Oscar when she was handed the Best Lead Actress honor for her role in the movie "The Iron Lady." The actress became ... Read more...

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Jean Dujardin, Meryl Streep win best actors


February 27th, 2012 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 27 (IANS) Jean Dujardin and Meryl Streep were named the best actors in leading role at the 84th Academy awards ceremony for their work in "The ... Read more...

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‘The Artist’ wins best costume design, ‘The Iron Lady’ makeup


February 27th, 2012 - 9:17 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 27 (IANS) Silent black and white film "The Artist" won an Academy Award in the best costume design category, while Meryl Streep-starrer "The Iron Lady" took home ... Read more...

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Meryl Streep wants Voila Davis to win Oscar


February 26th, 2012 - 8:38 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 26 (IANS) Actress Meryl Streep, who has been nominated in the best actress category for the Oscars, says she want her friend Viola Davis to win the prestigious ... Read more...

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Few filmmakers interested in women leaders: Meryl Streep


February 17th, 2012 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 17 (IANS) Meryl Streep, who won the best actress BAFTA for her performance in "The Iron Lady", says she instantly said yes for the movie on former ... Read more...

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Meryl Streep wins best actress trophy at BAFTA


February 13th, 2012 - 6:22 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 13 (IANS) Actress Meryl Streep won the best actress trophy for playing former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in "The Iron Lady" at the the Orange British Academy ... Read more...

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Golden Globe: Clooney, Streep bag best actor, actress


January 16th, 2012 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 16 (IANS) George Clooney and Meryl Streep walked away with the Golden Globe trophies for best performance by an actor and an actress respectively in a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Newman to compose for new James Bond movie


January 11th, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 11 (IANS) Multiple Oscar nominee Thomas Newman has signed on to compose the music for the upcoming James Bond movie "Skyfall".This will be Newman's first association with a ... Read more...

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Jennifer Lawrence to announce Oscar nominations


January 11th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 11 (IANS) American actress Jennifer Lawrence will announce the nominations for 84th Academy Awards later this month.The 21-year-old, who was nominated for an Academy Award for her ... Read more...

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Streep hopes ‘Iron Lady’ will inspire filmmakers


January 6th, 2012 - 8:35 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 6 (IANS) Actress Meryl Streep who is portraying former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher in "The Iron Lady" hopes the movie will inspire more filmmakers to cast older ... Read more...

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Meryl Streep to be honored with a Golden Bear at the Berlin Film Festival


January 2nd, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Berlin, Jan 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Versatile actress Meryl Streep is all set to be honored at the Berlin Film Festival with an honorary Golden Bear. The organizers of the film festival want ... Read more...

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Streep donates film fee for charity


November 20th, 2011 - 5:45 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 20 (IANS) Actress Meryl Streep was so keen to make a film on former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher that she slashed her fee and donated the rest ... Read more...

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A single bill can’t eradicate corruption: Mahasweta Devi (Interview)


November 10th, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 10 (IANS) As the debate rages over a strong anti-graft law, Magsaysay award winner, writer and renowned social activist Mahasweta Devi feels that a single bill cannot ... Read more...

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Vidya Stokes recipe for longevity - no grains for 50 years


September 4th, 2011 - 11:25 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 4 (IANS) "Age cannot wither her nor can custom stale her infinite variety," is what Shakespeare wrote for Cleopatra. The same, it seems, could be true for ... Read more...

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One day, my fight will also be recognised: Irom Sharmila


August 30th, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Aug 30 (IANS) Irom Sharmila, on a hunger strike for the past 11 years, Tuesday said a day would come when her fight against rights violations by security ... Read more...

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Irom Sharmila must reach out to people: G.K. Pillai


August 30th, 2011 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 30 (IANS) Irom Sharmila, fasting for the last 11 years for the repeal of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA), must "reach out to people across ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Aamir supports Manipur rights activist


August 29th, 2011 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Aug 29 (IANS) Bollywood actor Aamir Khan has supported Manipur's human rights activist Irom Chanu Sharmila's over a decade-long hunger strike against the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act ... Read more...

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‘Media ignores Irom Sharmila but focusses on Hazare’


August 21st, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Aug 21 (IANS) Civil rights campaigners in Manipur are upset with the mainstream Indian media for blowing up activist Anna Hazare's anti-graft fast that entered its sixth day Sunday ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Trailer of Meryl Streep starrer Iron Lady released


July 8th, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The first trailer of the Margaret Thatcher-inspired movie “Iron Lady” has been released. The trailer was released online on Thursday. Thatcher was the first woman Prime ... Read more...

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After Anna Hazare, netizens support Irom Sharmila


April 12th, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) They went all out to support Anna Hazare's fast against corruption, and now netizens are rooting for Manipur's 'Iron Lady' Irom Chanu Sharmila, who ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Margaret Thatcher refused to meet Meryl Streep over Hollywood biopic


February 13th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 13 (ANI): The makers of upcoming film 'The Iron Lady' wanted lead actress Meryl Streep to discuss the project with Margaret Thatcher so that she could gain a better understanding ... Read more...

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Meryl Streep’s look as Margaret Thatcher unveiled


February 9th, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 9 (ANI): Two-time Oscar winner Meryl Streep's new image as Margaret Thatcher for the upcoming film 'The Iron Lady' has been unveiled for film fans.Shooting has just begun on the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Meryl Streep to Play Margaret Thatcher


February 9th, 2011 - 12:14 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Feb 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Meryl Streep is currently filming the movie 'The Iron Lady' in which she plays the part of England's Margaret Thatcher. Shooting began in late January as the sixty ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Iron Lady’s Indian mystic guru who predicted she’d be Premier for 11yrs


January 29th, 2011 - 11:53 am ICT by ANI
London, Jan 29 (ANI): Margaret Thatcher was one of the strongest women leaders the world has ever seen, but what many do not know is that one of her sources of strength ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Meryl Streep visits House of Commons for Margaret Thatcher role


January 21st, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 21 (ANI): It seems Meryl Streep can go to any extent to portray a role with perfection.The legendary actress recently caused a stir at the Houses of Parliament, ... Read more...

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Meryl Streep is ‘perfect’ for the role of Margaret Thatcher: Broadbent


December 30th, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 30 (ANI): Jim Broadbent has said that Meryl Streep is perfect for the role of Margaret Thatcher in a forthcoming biopic.Although movie bosses have been criticised for hiring the American ... Read more...

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Spitting Image puppets of Lady Thatcher and her Cabinet up for grabs


December 3rd, 2010 - 6:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 3 (ANI): Puppets of former UK Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher and her Cabinet, from British show Spitting Image, are to be auctioned off later this month in a special sale ... Read more...

Posted in World |

After ‘Iron Lady’, Manipur produces a ‘Mr India’


November 24th, 2010 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 24 (IANS) If Irom Sharmila, who is on a fast for the past 10 years to protest human rights violations by security forces in Manipur, is the state's 'Iron Lady', ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Manipur’s ‘Iron Lady’ completes 10 years of hunger strike


November 2nd, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Nov 2 (IANS) Manipur rights activist Irom Sharmila Tuesday completed 10 years of her hunger strike to protest alleged rights violations by security forces, but still refused to break the fast.Sharmila, ... Read more...

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