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Radcliffe wants to play superhero


May 26th, 2012 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 26 (IANS) After playing boy wizard Harry Potter in movies based on J.K. Rowling's bestsellers, actor Daniel Radcliffe is keen to play his favourite comic book character from ... Read more...

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Harry Potter eBooks come to Amazon Kindle library


May 11th, 2012 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, May 11 (IANS) On-line retailing giant Amazon has announced that all seven Harry Potter eBooks will be added to its eBook lending library for owners of the company's ... Read more...

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Rowling honoured with London award


May 10th, 2012 - 10:18 am ICT by IANS
London, May 10 (IANS) "Harry Potter" author J.K. Rowling has been awarded the Freedom of the City of London to recognise her services to children's literature.Rowling was handed a framed ... Read more...

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Harry Potter’s idea inspires rapid blood test


May 7th, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 7 (IANS) Inspired by J.K. Rowling, who authored the Harry Potter series, scientists have created a rapid new blood test that literally spells out a patient's blood type ... Read more...

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Rowling plans ‘Harry Potter’ encyclopaedia


April 18th, 2012 - 7:06 am ICT by IANS
London, April 18 (IANS) "Harry Potter" author J.K. Rowling is a woman of her words. She had promised fans an encyclopaedia on her popular series, and has now revealed it ... Read more...

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New concourse for Harry Potter’s railway station


March 15th, 2012 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 15 (IANS) When Harry Potter goes to Hogwarts next semester, he will probably have difficult finding the wall to ram into, after a new concourse was unveiled at ... Read more...

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Shakira up for charity award


March 5th, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 5 (IANS) Colombian singer Shakira has been nominated for a prestigious award in Spain in recognition of her endless charity work.The 35-year-old, a Unicef goodwill ambassador, is ... Read more...

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Use stuff you know as springboard for novel: David Davidar


September 29th, 2011 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Life and books often come close to each other in the world of fiction as with ace publisher and author David Davidar. His new book, ... Read more...

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‘Harry Potter’ fan to auction Rowling’s boots


September 20th, 2011 - 2:11 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 20 (IANS) A "Harry Potter" fan is set to auction the boots that author J.K. Rowling wore while writing the first book of the series.Emily Waldo was just ... Read more...

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‘Harry Potter’ franchise crosses $7 bn mark


July 22nd, 2011 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 22 (IANS) "Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows Part 2" has had a record breaking run in the first week - the eight and the last instalment ... Read more...

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Warner Bros gifts diamond bracelet to Rowling


July 21st, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 21 (IANS) J.K. Rowling, author of the "Harry Potter" books, was given a diamond bracelet as a thank you present from Warner Bros.The movie studio is grateful that ... Read more...

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I didn’t know who Gary Oldman was: Tom Felton


July 18th, 2011 - 4:31 am ICT by IANS
London, July 18 (IANS) Actor Tom Felton didn't recognize veteran Gary Oldman when they first met on sets and he thought his "Harry Potter" co-star was just taking studio ... Read more...

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Radcliffe likes free Harry Potter rides


July 17th, 2011 - 3:50 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 17 (IANS) There is something about the Harry Potter theme park in Florida that actor Daniel Radcliffe loves - that he doesn't have to pay to go ... Read more...

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Fans dress in cloaks, hats to theatres for Potter farewell


July 16th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The final adieu to "Harry Potter" has turned out to be as expected - special! Fanatical fans are queuing up for the last movie of ... Read more...

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Magic and vampires stir India’s young adult literature (Feature)


July 13th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Boy wizard Harry Potter, youthful criminal mastermind Artemis Fowl and vampire Edward from the Twilight series - the neo-adolescent heroes of the West - have ... Read more...

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Prince Charles laments end of ‘Harry Potter’


July 11th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 11 (IANS) Britain's Prince Charles Monday lamented the end of the "Harry Potter" books and movies when he met a group of school children, a media report said.The ... Read more...

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Harry Potter becomes experiential in digital space


June 24th, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) J.K. Rowling, the creator of Harry Potter, has launched Pottermore -- a website which builds an exciting online experience around the reading of successful Harry ... Read more...

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J.K. Rowling announces e-books, Pottermore


June 23rd, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by BNO News
LONDON (BNO NEWS) -- J.K. Rowling, the British author best known as the creator of the Harry Potter fantasy series, on Thursday announced the launch of 'Pottermore', a free-to-use website which builds ... Read more...

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Daniel Radcliffe says that he is done with the Harry Potter franchise


June 20th, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, June 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Daniel Radcliffe has ruled out any chance of appearing in the highly successful franchise “Harry Potter” movie again. Radcliffe who plays the famous boy wizard said ... Read more...

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Rowling the best role model for working women


May 16th, 2011 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 16 (IANS) Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling pipped 25 other women, including US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, to be voted the "most inspirational" role model for working ... Read more...

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Daniel Radcliffe vetoed future Potter books


April 27th, 2011 - 8:03 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, April 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Daniel Radcliffe’s opinion counts very much when it comes to the Harry Potter franchise. Last year it was announced that the popular boy wizard story will ... Read more...

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Daniel Radcliffe ‘was worried about new Potter book rumours’


April 27th, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 27 (ANI): Daniel Radcliffe has admitted that he was 'worried' when he heard a rumour that J.K. Rowling was planning another 'Harry Potter' book and had to text the writer ... Read more...

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Jolie immortalised in comic book


March 30th, 2011 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, March 30 (IANS) Actress Angelina Jolie has been immortalised in a comic book that talks about her rise to fame and life with actor and partner Brad ... Read more...

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Poppy Montgomery cast as JK Rowling in new TV biopic


March 14th, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 14 (ANI): Australian actress Poppy Montgomery has been cast as JK Rowling in an upcoming television biography about the Harry Potter author.The 35-year-old 'Without A Trace' star will play a ... Read more...

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Book on sex: It has 200 blank pages


March 4th, 2011 - 10:07 am ICT by IANS
London, March 4 (IANS) What does every man think apart from sex? A British author says "nothing" and has written a book on it. Except that the book has just ... Read more...

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Movie to be made on J.K. Rowling’s life


February 17th, 2011 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 17 (IANS) "Harry Potter" author J.K. Rowling's life story is to be turned into a movie.Rowling - who went from being a single mother receiving state benefits to ... Read more...

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Agassi, Harry Potter on cricketer’s reading list: Survey


February 8th, 2011 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Cricketers have time to read too despite their gruelling schedule both on and off the pitch and they have their favourites, a new survey says. India's Virat ... Read more...

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A New Death Bed For Snape In ‘Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows Part II’


January 21st, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
, has suggested a change in the main story. Snow wanted to give the character of Snape, a more dramatic place to die. He did not want the infamous Hogwarts professor ... Read more...

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J.K Rowling ‘Harry Potter’ Plagiarism Dismissed in US


January 8th, 2011 - 2:54 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Jan 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A judge in the United States dismissed the plagiarism case against JK Rowling, the author of the 'Harry Potter' series, as well as Scholastic Corp, which is the ... Read more...

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Harry Potter still on box office top spot


December 2nd, 2010 - 1:10 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 1 (IANS) "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 1", based on celebrated author J.K. Rowling's book, continued to hold its ground at the British box office for the ... Read more...

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Daniel Radcliffe: No More Potter Movie Without J K Rowling Book


November 30th, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
In the last movie, Daniel has acted so well that the writer has decided not to write any Harry Potter story because he has given his best in it. On the ... Read more...

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JK Rowling may win Oscar for the latest Potter film


November 29th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 29 (ANI): Novelist J. K. Rowling has been credited for the first time as producer on the latest film adaptation of her Harry Potter series, which possibly leaves the author ... Read more...

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Harry Potter author ’saved Luna from anorexia’


November 22nd, 2010 - 3:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 22 (ANI): Harry Potter star Evanna Lynch has revealed how the books' author saved her from anorexia.The Irish actress had the deadly eating disorder for two years from 11 ... Read more...

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‘Deathly Hallows Part 1′ Gets Leaked On Internet


November 19th, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
According to Torrent Freak, “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1” was one of the most searched movies on several torrent sites.Most movies make to torrent sites within a few ... Read more...

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Will The ‘Harry Potter’ Series Really End With ‘Deathly Hallows’?


November 17th, 2010 - 7:12 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 17, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): It’s been 10 years since the wizard kid first made an entry in our lives and though it is sad to believe the fact, Harry Potter will ... Read more...

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