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Flowers in filth: Capital’s forgotten street performers (Feature)


September 11th, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) "We are like flowers growing in filth." Somehow when translated in English, the significance of Sajjan Bhatt's bitter words seems to get lost. But try ... Read more...

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America’s Got Talent: Vegas Week Day 2


July 7th, 2011 - 10:59 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
July 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Tuesday night's episode of 'Ameica's Got Talent', we finally moved into Vegas week, and saw day 1 of the quarter finalists as they we revealed by judges ... Read more...

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Rod Stewart announces 2-year Las Vegas residency


May 11th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Las Vegas, May 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Rod Stewart has revealed that he will be part of two-year Las Vegas residency with stars like Sir Elton John and Celine Dion. Concerts will take ... Read more...

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Over 85 Pakistani firms expected at Chandigarh fair


October 28th, 2010 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 28 (IANS) Over 85 companies from Pakistan will participate in a three-day Chandigarh Fair-2010, which will start Friday at the Parade Ground here, an organiser said Thursday.Pakistani traders have come ... Read more...

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Final four at Cadbury Gems India’s Magic Star


August 22nd, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 22, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The four finalists of STAR One's Cadbury Gems India's Magic Star has been revealed. The final four are Atul Mahadeo Patil, Tejas Malode, Uday and Sooraj. ... Read more...

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Shaquille O’Neal Is Back With “Shaq Vs” On ABC


August 4th, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Aug 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) "Shaq Vs" season 2 episode 1 was premiered last night on ABC and it was liked and appreciated by its viewers for its innovative plot and ... Read more...

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Indian magicians blow my mind: American illusionist


July 27th, 2010 - 10:27 am ICT by IANS
By Priyanka Sharma New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Renowned American illusionist Franz Harary, who once made the Taj Mahal disappear, says Indian magicians have no money, no technology, but their magic "blows ... Read more...

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Franz Harary To Appear In ‘India’s Magic Star’


July 16th, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 16, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Franz Harary, the celebrated magician who earlier had performed with Michael Jackson and also made the Taj Mahal float on air, will be seen on Cadbury ... Read more...

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World Cup fever sweeps Kolkata


June 11th, 2010 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 11 (IANS) People have painted themselves in the colours of Brazil and Argentina and miniature stadiums have sprung up in city, as World Cup mania sweeps Kolkata - the football-mad ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Russell Crowe to direct wife’s music video


April 17th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 17 (ANI): Actor Russell Crowe will wear the director's hat for his wife's new music video.Wife of the Hollywood actor, Danielle Spencer launched her first album in eight years, ... Read more...

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Russell Crowe’s wife comes out with first album in 7yrs


March 29th, 2010 - 6:46 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 29 (ANI): Australian actor Russell Crowe's wife Danielle Spencer has come out with her first album in seven years.Spencer, 40, is promoting her new album 'Calling All Magicians', produced ... Read more...

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Russell Crowe’s fame will affect how my second album is received: Wife


January 27th, 2010 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 27 (ANI): Aussie actor Russell Crowe's wife Danielle Spencer has revealed that she fears her husband's fame will affect how her second album, 'Calling All Magicians', is judged.Spencer, 40, ... Read more...

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Rajasthan theme state at Surajkund fair this year


January 18th, 2010 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 18 (IANS) Rajasthan will be the "theme state" and Tajikistan will be "partner country" at the internationally-recognized Surajkund Crafts Mela (fair) to be organised in Haryana's Faridabad district near New ... Read more...

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‘Teen Patti’ would have been incomplete without Big B, Sir Ben: Director


January 8th, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
By Robin Bansal New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) Leena Yadav is ecstatic about her second directorial venture "Teen Patti" because she got to work with stalwarts like Amitabh Bachchan and Sir Ben ... Read more...

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Russell Crowe’s wife to croon again


January 5th, 2010 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 5 (ANI): Russell Crowe's wife Danielle Spencer is set to revive her music career.Spencer, 39, debuted in 2001 with White Monkey and now she is almost ready to launch ... Read more...

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Mariah Carey spreads holiday cheer to underprivileged Colorado kids


December 26th, 2009 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 26 (ANI): Mariah Carey and husband Nick Cannon organized a holiday party for 35 Colorado underprivileged children at a rented Aspen Recreation Center.According to The Aspen Times, the songstress ... Read more...

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Delhi slum magician can perform Indian rope trick, world’s greatest illusion


December 20th, 2009 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 20 (ANI): A man in the slums of Delhi claims he knows to do the Indian rope trick, which is popular as the "world's greatest illusion."Hasan Khan insists that the ... Read more...

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Quetta shura making Pak govt look like fools: Editorial


December 14th, 2009 - 6:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 14 (ANI): Pakistan Defence Minister Ahmed Mukhtar's recent statement that the armed forces have destroyed the Quetta shura after the government's constant denial of its very existence, has made the ... Read more...

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Man U’s 130 years worth expenditure revealed


December 6th, 2009 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec.6 (ANI): The management at Manchester United has decided to come clean on its expenditures of the last 130 years.With 55,000 season ticket-holders paying up to 1,000-pounds-a-head each year, club fans ... Read more...

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Moulin Rouge celebrates 120th anniversary


October 6th, 2009 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Oct 6 (RIA Novosti) The world-famous Moulin Rouge cabaret in Paris celebrates its 120th anniversary Tuesday. The Moulin Rouge was opened in Paris Oct 6, 1889, by Catalan-born impresario Joseph Oller. The ... Read more...

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How illusions of magician’s vanishing acts occur


September 28th, 2009 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 28 (ANI): Scottish scientists have thrown light on what helps some magicians perform disappearing acts, revealing that illusions occur when blind spots prevent the eyes from seeing changes before them.Experts ... Read more...

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Open Sesame: Whiff of European magic in Indian capital


September 3rd, 2009 - 9:49 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) They make cars disappear, walk through levitating people, make butterflies fly out of TV screens...You guessed right - they are magicians! And they are here ... Read more...

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Kevin Skinner’s Rocking Performance In America’s Got Talent


July 1st, 2009 - 6:30 pm ICT by GD
One can surely got to see talented people in America's top reality show "America's Got talent" but it was Kevin Skinner who ousted the others who had gathered for the auditions, ... Read more...

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Britney announces Australian leg of Circus tour


June 10th, 2009 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 10 (ANI): Britney Spears will take her Circus tour to Australia, her first in the country.The pop princess revealed she was bent on entertaining the crowd Down Under with ... Read more...

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Schizophrenics can’t be fooled by ‘hollow mask’ illusion


April 7th, 2009 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 7 (ANI): A new study led by UK and German researchers has shown that schizophrenia patients can correctly see through an illusion known as the 'hollow mask' illusion, probably because ... Read more...

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The Comeback Performance of Britney Spears


March 4th, 2009 - 11:13 pm ICT by GD
Tuesday night in New Orleans was the night of Britney Spears. Spears in the opening night of her ‘Circus’ tour staged her comeback on the pop scenario as the ringmaster, mistress to ... Read more...

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Postal stamp on magician Sorcar by 2009-end


February 17th, 2009 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 17 (IANS) The central government will release a postal stamp on famous magician P.C. Sorcar (Senior) by the end of this year, an official said Tuesday. "Sorcar was a legendary magician ... Read more...

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Abhishek Bachchan and Priyanka Chopra unveil costumes of ”Drona”


October 1st, 2008 - 9:11 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Oct 1 (ANI): Bollywood actors Abhishek Bachchan and Priyanka Chopra unveiled the costume of their forthcoming film, ''Drona'' in Mumbai on Monday evening.The film is produced by Shrishti Arya and ... Read more...

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Call to introduce Harry Potter-style magic lessons in kids curriculum


September 12th, 2008 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 12 (ANI): The National Curriculum should include Harry Potter-style magic lessons to boost kids confidence and self-esteem, according to a leading academic.Prof Richard Wiseman, a psychologist at Hertfordshire ... Read more...

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Age-old magic tricks can help understand why we see, think and act


July 23rd, 2008 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 23 (ANI): The science behind age-old magic tricks can help in better understanding of how humans see, think, and act, say researchers at the University of British Columbia and ... Read more...

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Human, animal foetuses found in jars in Jharkhand village


June 25th, 2008 - 10:29 pm ICT by ANI
By Girija Shankar Ojha Hazaribagh (Jharkhand), June 25 (ANI): Reisdents of a Karkhup village near Mandu in Jharkhand are in a state of shock after the discovery of 14 jars containing human ... Read more...

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Being ‘chopped’ in Las Vegas magic show makes Paris Hilton feel sexy!


June 10th, 2008 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 10 (ANI): Being chopped in half would usually make anyone cringe but not Paris Hilton, for she found the whole experience sexy!The Hilton hotel heiress was the star of ... Read more...

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Mohanlal plans daredevil stunt to motivate youth


April 17th, 2008 - 6:10 pm ICT by admin
Thiruvananthapuram, April 17 (IANS) Malayalam superstar Mohanlal will perform a daredevil stunt called 'Burning Illusion' here April 27 to motivate the youth in Kerala, the actor said Thursday. Mohanlal has been training ... Read more...

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Actor Mohanlal to perform daredevil stunt


April 11th, 2008 - 5:00 pm ICT by admin
Thiruvananthapuram, April 11 (IANS) Superstar Mohanlal will perform a daredevil stunt here April 27. "This is being held as part of the curtain raiser programme for the Vismayam 2008, a programme where ... Read more...

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Why people often see things that are not really present


February 16th, 2008 - 2:51 pm ICT by admin
Washington, February 16 (ANI): University College London scientists have unearthed reason why people often see things that do not actually present around the object on which their eyes are concentrated.Published in PLoS ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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