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Never thought of Hindi films: Nagarjuna


September 21st, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Southern superstar Nagarjuna Akkineni, son of veteran actor Nageswara Rao Akkineni, says he was never keen on entering Bollywood."I never had a Hindi cinema dream. ... Read more...

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Sowmya Raoh sings for Rani again!


September 19th, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) Playback singer Sowmya Raoh has lent her voice to Rani Mukerji for the third time with the song "Dreamum wakeupum" from forthcoming film "Aiyyaa". She says ... Read more...

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Aamir inspired me to take up ‘Prithvi’: Kannada actor Puneeth


September 12th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Kannada actor Puneeth Rajkumar, youngest son of late actor Rajkumar, is a huge fan of Aamir Khan and says the Bollywood star inspired him ... Read more...

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Cameron planning ‘Avatar’ prequel


September 10th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 10 (IANS) Hollywood filmmaker James Cameron has revealed that he has plans to make a prequel to "Avatar", which will focus on "early expeditions of Pandora"."I haven't really ... Read more...

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‘Shirdi Sai’ first Telugu film to release in Africa: Nagarjuna (Interview)


September 5th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 5 (IANS) Southern superstar Nagarjuna says his "Shirdi Sai" will be the first Telugu film to release in Africa and that the story will be uplifting and touching.Directed ... Read more...

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Scott’s family sets up scholarship fund


August 28th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 28 (IANS) Family members of late filmmaker Tony Scott have set up a Tony Scott Scholarship Fund in his name.The "Top Gun" director, who committed suicide Aug ... Read more...

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Ojha in search of five-wicket haul


August 25th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 25 (IANS) Indian spinner Pragyan Ojha is looking forward to a five-wicket haul on his home ground here in the ongoing first test against New Zealand.Ojha claimed ... Read more...

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Mars Landing Site Named for Ray Bradbury


August 23rd, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The late scientist Ray Bradbury has been given a privilege even when he is deep into his grave. The NASA agencies named their new chapter of ... Read more...

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Happy Birthday Usain Bolt!


August 21st, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Kingston, Aug 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It will be very enticing for Usain bolt who will be hosting a grand birthday party very soon. He has been declared as the world champion in ... Read more...

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William Windom dies


August 20th, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) William Windom who can as well be regarded as the father of the comedies has died. He died at the age of 88 years. He is ... Read more...

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Brazil to spend $579 million on World Cup security


August 16th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 16 (IANS) The Brazilian government will spend 1.17 billion reais ($579 million) on the security of the FIFA World Cup 2014.State news agency Agencia Brasil said ... Read more...

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Connor Cruise lands his major film role


August 13th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Aug 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Connor Cruise has decided to take the footsteps of his father when he first appeared in a film namely Red Dawn. It’s the high time you ... Read more...

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Vindu reveals family secrets, plans to make documentary on dad


July 17th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 17 (IANS) Dara Singh's son Vindu candidly admits he has a half-brother and that he plans to carry forward his father's legacy. He also plans to make a ... Read more...

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Mandela in good health: Zuma


July 12th, 2012 - 9:52 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, July 12 (IANS) Former South African president Nelson Mandela is in good health, incumbent Jacob Zuma said after paying a visit to Mandela's rural home in Qunu village in ... Read more...

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Greene discounts world record by Bolt in London


June 28th, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Eugene (Oregon), June 28 (IANS/CMC) Former Olympic sprint champion Maurice Greene has dismissed the notion that Jamaican Usain Bolt can rescale the lofty heights of 2008 when he established two mind-boggling ... Read more...

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Ashwini Kalsekar turns lady don (With Image)


June 27th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Actress Ashwini Kalsekar, who will be seen as a lady don in TV show "Afsar Bitiya", says her character is "weird" and "unpredictable".In the show, ... Read more...

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Now, ‘Motu Patlu’ comic strip in animated TV series


June 15th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) Evergreen comic strip "Motu Patlu", launched 42 years ago by Lotpot Comics, will now be adapted into an animated TV series titled "The Adventures of Motu ... Read more...

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Amy Winehouse’s life-size statue to be put up in Camden


June 8th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Camden, June 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Amy Winehouse is dead but her legacy and her music lives on. There are plans afoot to be put up her life-sized statue in Camden.The exact place ... Read more...

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Olivia Wilde’s sleepless nights after split


June 3rd, 2012 - 5:11 am ICT by IANS
London, June 3 (IANS) Actress Olivia Wilde has revealed that she secretly battled weight and sleep issues after her marriage broke up last year. "The Tron: Legacy" star admits she ... Read more...

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Sharjah marks International Museums Day


May 20th, 2012 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
Sharjah, May 19 (IANS/WAM) Sharjah 's Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) marked the International Museums Day here Friday.This year the annual event was themed: "Museums in a Changing ... Read more...

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London Olympics to be greenest in history: Envoy


March 17th, 2012 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Quito (Ecuador), March 17 (IANS) The upcoming Olympic Games in London will be the greenest in history due to the environmental actions taken for the construction of facilities, the British ... Read more...

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Coaching terminal at Naihati to mark Bankim Chandra’s 175th birth anniversary


March 14th, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Kolkata, March 14 (IANS) Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi Tuesday proposed setting up a coaching terminal and a museum in West Bengal's Naihati to celebrate the 175th birth anniversary of ... Read more...

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Amitabh Bachchan in happy state before surgery: Doctors


February 11th, 2012 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 11 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, scheduled to undergo abdominal surgery here Saturday, was happy and cheerful before being wheeled into the operation theatre in the morning, doctors ... Read more...

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Amitabh’s abdominal surgery legacy of ‘Coolie’ accident: Abhishek


February 10th, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 10 (IANS) Abhishek Bachchan, son of megastar Amitabh Bachchan, has informed that his father's upcoming abdominal surgery Saturday is a legacy of his 1982 accident on the ... Read more...

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‘Aashiqui 2′ about Mahesh Bhatt’s first love


February 7th, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 7 (IANS) Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt, who is looking forward to start the production of "Aashiqui 2", calls it an autobiographical film and promises it would be a musical ... Read more...

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Shakira receives French honour, first for a Colombian


January 29th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 29 (IANS) Singer Shakira has become the first Colombian to be honoured with France's Chevalier De L'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres medal.The 34-year-old received the ... Read more...

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No acting for Trishala: Sanjay Dutt (Lead)


January 17th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 17 (IANS) When it comes to his daughter Trishala, Sanjay Dutt is a very protective father. He does not want her in showbiz.The 22-year-old was interested in ... Read more...

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Pakistani daily pays tribute to child prodigy who died


January 16th, 2012 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 16 (IANS) Arfa Karim, who became the world's youngest Microsoft certified professional in 2004 when she was barely nine and died Jan 14, was a fine example ... Read more...

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UAE hopeful of Greece economic recovery


January 12th, 2012 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
Athens, Jan 11 (IANS/WAM) The UAE is optimistic that despite difficult economic circumstances prevailing in the world economy, there is hope for recovery and Greece, driven by its rich historic ... Read more...

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Seb Cole promises London will not become ’siege city’ during Games


December 29th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 29 (IANS) Sebastian Coe, the president of London Olympic and Paralympic Games Organizing Committee (LOCOG), has promised the local media that the capital would not turn into a ... Read more...

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Elizabeth Taylor auction raises over $150 mn


December 21st, 2011 - 9:50 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 21 (IANS) An auction of late actress Elizabeth Taylor's belongings has raised $156.6 million.The money from the collection of jewellery, gowns, artwork and memorabilia from films of the ... Read more...

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Lady Gaga being preferred to play Amy Winehouse in biopic


December 13th, 2011 - 10:19 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Dec 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Lady Gaga is preferred to play a biopic of late singer Amy Winehouse, reports suggest. Amy’s father Mitch who has been at the forefront of creating a ... Read more...

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Vidya wants to be known for body of her work


December 3rd, 2011 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) From a shy girl in "Parineeta" to a sex siren in "The Dirty Picture", Vidya Balan has portrayed different roles in her six-year-old career ... Read more...

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Pune Strykers are third team in World Series Hockey


November 25th, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) Pune Strykers is the third team announced by World Series Hockey (WSH) Friday and the franchise has been acquired by a corporate gifting and innovation ... Read more...

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Enormous responsibility thrust on me: Cyrus Mistry


November 23rd, 2011 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 23 (IANS) Newly-appointed Tata Sons deputy chairman Cyrus P. Mistry, who will succeed group chairman Ratan Tata on his retirement next year, said Wednesday that he was conscious ... Read more...

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