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Steve Carell: ‘The Daily Show is too cruel’


August 3rd, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, Aug 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The popular Hollywood actor Steve Carell has said that he feels the Daily Show is too cruel. The actor who is popularly known for his ... Read more...

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‘Dirty Picture’ TV premiere stalled, director Milan Luthria shocked (Lead)


April 22nd, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 22 (IANS) Director Milan Luthria, who helmed "The Dirty Picture", is shocked and disappointed after the television premiere of his film was stalled at the last minute ... Read more...

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Advani praises Modi on blog


March 25th, 2012 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Sunday came out with praise for Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi for being featured on the ... Read more...

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Former cop ’sacks’ Goa home minister


March 6th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 6 (IANS) Call it irony, but Goa's Home Minister Ravi Naik has just been 'sacked' by a former cop.Former deputy superintendent of police Lavoo Mamledar defeated the controversial ... Read more...

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Lottery winner just wants a new carpet


January 25th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Jan 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A couple who won £40,627,241 in lottery have indicated that buying a new carpet is their number one priority. The couple is not eyeing just any carpet. ... Read more...

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What’s the truth behind Benazir’s killing, asks daily


December 27th, 2011 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 27 (IANS) Why are Pakistan's current rulers, given their affinity to Benazir Bhutto, "quite so reluctant to uncover the truth" about her assassination, asked a Pakistani daily, ... Read more...

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Lifetime award in India a paradox: Filmmaker Bertrand Tavernier


November 24th, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Panjim, Nov 24 (IANS) French filmmaker Bertrand Tavernier, who was honoured with a lifetime achievement award at the opening ceremony of the 42nd International Film Festival, terms it an "irony ... Read more...

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US hikers freed by Iran arrive in New York


September 26th, 2011 - 5:57 am ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 26 (IANS) Two US hikers who have been freed by Iran arrived in New York City Sunday, ending a political ordeal that lasted over two years ... Read more...

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Watson likes natural look


September 21st, 2011 - 7:31 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 21 (IANS) For Emma Watson, her biggest beauty faux-pas is wearing too much make-up. She says she prefers the natural look."The funny thing about me is that I ... Read more...

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Gomez, Bieber split?


August 22nd, 2011 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 22 (IANS) Singer Selena Gomez has reportedly dumped Justin Bieber after she found out that he sends SMSes to his ex-girlfriend, singer Jasmine Villegas."The big headline-grabbing romance is ... Read more...

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Main problem of Greater Noida villagers overlooked: BJP


May 21st, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) As the National Commission for Women (NCW) Saturday said it has found atrocities being committed in Bhatta Pasaul village in Uttar Pradesh, the Bharatiya ... Read more...

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Bhopal’s ‘editor’ cobbler on mission to empower (With Image)


March 29th, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, March 29 (IANS) Suresh Nandmehar's tiny shoe repair shop at a footpath here is crowded every evening. As you approach it, you can hear words like social empowerment, caste ... Read more...

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Obama seeks pragmatic approach towards Middle East crisis


March 11th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 11 (ANI): US President Barack Obama has called for a pragmatic approach towards dealing with the current unrest in the Middle East.Obama's National Security Adviser, Thomas E. Donilon, deflected ... Read more...

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Lily Allen urges fans to shun her TV show


March 10th, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Mar 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Lily Allen has urged her fans to shun a TV show about her life claiming that the footage has ‘embarrassed’ her greatly.The irony of the whole ... Read more...

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Green River Killer admits to his 49th murder


February 22nd, 2011 - 2:34 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) 62-year-old Gary L. Ridgway may be the worst serial killer currently living in the United States after he admitted to the killing of almost 70 people. ... Read more...

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Forced evictions for CWG violated human rights: Report


February 7th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) Forced eviction of people from their homes because of the 2010 Commonwealth Games seriously violated their rights and even led to the deaths of some people, a ... Read more...

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Assange threatens to sue The Guardian for malicious libel


February 7th, 2011 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 7 (ANI): Julian Assange, founder of the whistleblower website 'Wikileaks' that had created controversy by its disclosure of thousands of US secret dilomatic cables, has threatened to sue The Guardian ... Read more...

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Mitt Romney goes on a book tour to promote ‘No Apology’


February 2nd, 2011 - 2:39 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Mitt Romney is on the road promoting his book, “No Apology”.When he was confronted with the irony of condemning the Obamacare when in fact he had ... Read more...

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Many ‘cyberchondriacs’ misdiagnose themselves via Google, say Oz docs


January 31st, 2011 - 11:51 am ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 31 (ANI): Australian doctors have warned that they are coming across various 'cyberchondriacs'-patients who misdiagnose their illnesses after Googling their symptoms.The Australian Medical Association is concerned that the ample of ... Read more...

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Actors, filmmakers protest Binayak Sen’s jail term


January 31st, 2011 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
By Satyen K. Bordoloi Mumbai, Jan 30 (IANS) About 150 people marked the Martyrs Day Sunday by staging a protest in Mumbai as part of a nationwide agitation against the life imprisonment awarded ... Read more...

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Cat Comes Home After Seven Years


January 30th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Burmese pedigree pet cat, named Billy, who was lost in 2004, had an emotional reunion with his owners, in West Derby, Liverpool, after he returned ... Read more...

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Ohio Court Sends Subpoena For Ted Williams


January 27th, 2011 - 8:11 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Ohio, Jan 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Golden Voice man, Ted Williams, has hit the jackpot yet again. Reports state that the Ohio state legal authorities are looking for him so ... Read more...

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Jemima uses Twitter to campaign against being called ’socialite’


January 14th, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 14 (ANI): Jemima Goldsmith hates being called a socialite but it looks like she has failed to persuade all her Twitter fans.The glamorous ex-wife of Pakistan cricketer Imran Khan had ... Read more...

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Cross eyed opossum is a star in Germany


January 12th, 2011 - 8:17 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Berlin, Jan 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A cross-eyed opossum has made several friends from all over the world. The irony of the opossum’s story is that it was left all alone in ... Read more...

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Emma Watson And Rupert Grint: Highest Earning On-Screen Couple!


January 10th, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
series were the highest grossing on screen couple.The criteria was simple, an actor and actress must appear opposite each other on screen for at least two times in the last ... Read more...

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Genetically modified pig ‘Frankenswine’ cheaper, greener


January 5th, 2011 - 12:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 5 (ANI): Scientists have genetically modified a Yorkshire pig, which will be the first of a new generation of 'Frankenswine' hogs that are designed to be cheaper and greener.It tastes ... Read more...

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Jharkhand farmers dump tomatoes on roads


December 25th, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Dec 25 (IANS) Call it irony. At a time when tomatoes are selling for up to Rs.40 a kg, farmers in Jharkhand are dumping them on roads because they are not ... Read more...

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‘Assange had affair with 16-year-old girl, fathered boy’


December 21st, 2010 - 2:34 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 21 (IANS) Julian Assange, the controversial WikiLeaks founder, had an affair with a 16-year-old girl when he was 18 and fathered a boy who is now 20 years old, a ... Read more...

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Rooney’s hooker dreads the day her son would hear about her past


December 19th, 2010 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 19 (ANI): Ex call girl Helen Wood, who had threesome with soccer ace Wayne Rooney while his wife Coleen was pregnant, has revealed that she fears the day her seven-year-old ... Read more...

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Larry Hagman Joins ‘Desperate Housewives’ Cast


December 13th, 2010 - 6:49 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The irony in the whole incident is that Larry Hagman is not even acquainted with ‘Desperate Housewives’! He was recently heard sharing with the media that he does not watch television ... Read more...

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Reese Witherspoon Cries Over Her Acting!


December 11th, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
And it seems that not only the actress, but also her 11-year-old daughter Ava is of the same opinion. Reese Witherspoon herself has been heard saying in a recent interview that ... Read more...

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Gen Custer flag fetches $2.2m at NY auction


December 11th, 2010 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 11 (ANI): The only American flag not captured or lost during Lt Gen George Armstrong Custer's last stand at the 1876 Battle of Little Bighorn in Montana has been sold ... Read more...

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‘No Problem’ Movie Review: Will Really Make You Forget Your Problems


December 9th, 2010 - 7:55 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Cast: Anil Kapoor, Sanjay Dutt, Akshaye Khanna, Suneil Shetty, Paresh Rawal, Sushmita Sen, Kangana RanautDirector: Anees BazmeeGenre: ComedyDirector Anees Bazmee promises to take you through yet another joy ride after the ... Read more...

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Nicolas Cage Speaks On ‘Ghost Rider 2′


December 2nd, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Cage says that Blaze has turned more sarcastic in 'Ghost Rider 2' and many more irony has been added to the character. He is in all praise for the director Mark ... Read more...

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Guzaarish - Aishwarya Caught Betwwen Love And Duty!


November 22nd, 2010 - 8:51 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The movie will see her taking a bold step of taking all the responsibility in her own hands to help her patient to go into a deep sleep for good! In ... Read more...

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