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Lively, Reynolds married


September 10th, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 10 (IANS) Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds tied the knot in a private ceremony.The couple, who met on the set of "The Green Lantern" and have been dating ... Read more...

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Ramdev supporters head home, vow to oppose Congress


August 14th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Hundreds of Baba Ramdev supporters Tuesday vowed to kickstart a campaign against the Congress as they left Delhi for their homes after spending a ... Read more...

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Campbell-Brown eyes Rio 2016 despite London disappointment


August 14th, 2012 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 14 (IANS/CMC) Jamaica's Veronica Campbell-Brown says she is eyeing a fifth consecutive Olympics despite her disappointing outing at the London Games.The marquee sprinter captured bronze in the 100 metres ... Read more...

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Fasting Team Anna members refuse to go to hospital (Lead)


August 1st, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Fasting Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal, whose health condition has led to concern, said Wednesday that he was feeling weak but would not go ... Read more...

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Team Anna supporters gather in Jantar Mantar


July 25th, 2012 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Holding tricolours and raising anti-government slogans, supporters of Team Anna gathered at Jantar Mantar in the national capital Wednesday for an indefinite fast ... Read more...

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Holding lambasts WICB, Gibson over handling of senior players


May 25th, 2012 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), May 25 (IANS/CMC) Legendary former West Indies fast bowler Michael Holding has yet again slammed the West Indies Cricket Board's (WICB) management of the sport in the ... Read more...

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Mulligan weds Mumford


April 23rd, 2012 - 8:29 am ICT by IANS
London, April 23 (IANS) Actress Carey Mulligan married folk rocker Marcus Mumford in a countryside ceremony.They exchanged vows in a converted barn in Somerset and the groom's father John, ... Read more...

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Team Anna gears up for Sunday protest at Jantar Mantar


March 23rd, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Street plays, pamphlets to drum up support and a series of meetings to form teams of volunteers and take care of logistics -- Team ... Read more...

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After 10 years, Shashi visits theatre - for ‘Rockstar’


November 19th, 2011 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 19 (IANS) His frail condition notwithstanding, yesteryear star Shashi Kapoor went to watch "Rockstar", his late brother Shammi's last big screen performance, at a theatre after almost a ... Read more...

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Thief killed in freak accident


October 5th, 2011 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) A 22-year-old thief was killed in a freak accident while trying to flee with money from a donation box at a Durga Puja marquee in ... Read more...

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Three die, 28 injured at Durga Puja function


October 3rd, 2011 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 3 (IANS) At least three devotees, in their 20s, were electrocuted and 28 injured when electric wires used for tapping power illegally fell on a Durga Puja marquee ... Read more...

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I hope Salman gets cured completely: Kareena Kapoor


August 30th, 2011 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) Salman Khan's "Bodyguard" co-star Kareena Kapoor is among those praying for his recovery from a medical condition causing him acute pain in his head, cheeks ... Read more...

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Anna fast: Urge to serve powered volunteers


August 28th, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Abhinav Rai had a high flying job with a five star hotel in Rajasthan. However, a strong desire to give something back to society ... Read more...

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World Athletics Championship: Jamaican minister laments Powell 100m exit


August 27th, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), Aug 27 (IANS/CMC) Jamaica's Sports Minister Olivia Grange has lamented Asafa Powell's withdrawal from the marquee 100 metres event at the World Championships. The 28-year-old was forced out of ... Read more...

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Kim Kardashian’s wedding reception cut short


August 23rd, 2011 - 6:01 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 23 (IANS) Socialite Kim Kardashian's wedding celebrations were cut short after the neighbours complained to the police of loud music."Around midnight DJ Cassidy, who had been ... Read more...

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Supporters savour lavish feast as Anna fasts


August 21st, 2011 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) As activist Anna Hazare's fast against corruption entered sixth day here Sunday, thousands of his supporters at the Ramlila Ground had a lavish breakfast with ... Read more...

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Fasting, protesting through night with Anna


August 20th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Lying supine with his eyes closed, Vijay Kumar Pulstay is fasting since Aug 16, the day Anna Hazare embarked on his 15-day fast for the ... Read more...

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Thousands throng Ramlila Ground to support Anna (Lead)


August 19th, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Thousands of people, many of them school children, thronged the Ramlila Ground Friday despite rains to support social activist Anna Hazare in his fight for ... Read more...

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Rains may spoil Anna’s fast


August 19th, 2011 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) The marquee put up at the Ramlila ground, where civil society leader Anna Hazare will continue his fast for a strong, anti-corruption law, is not ... Read more...

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GM India eyes 25 percent growth, Cadillac launch not soon


August 4th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 4 (IANS) General Motors expects its India operations to grow by 20-25 percent this financial year despite high auto interest rates and inflation that have slowed the country's ... Read more...

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Supporters satisfied with arrangements at Ramlila Ground


June 4th, 2011 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Yoga classes, filtered drinking water, a large number of coolers, mattresses and clean lavatories. The arrangements at Ramlila Ground where yoga guru Baba Ramdev began ... Read more...

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Ramlila ground gets busy ahead of Ramdev fast


June 2nd, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) A day after yoga guru Baba Ramdev rejected the government's plea to cancel his protest fast, frantic preparations were on at the Ramlila ground here ... Read more...

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Aston Martin launches dealership in India


April 15th, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 15 (IANS) Marking its presence in India, Britain-based Aston Martin launched its first dealership in the country Friday, bringing the British marquee's luxury sports cars to this ... Read more...

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Fasting Hazare suffers high blood pressure, weight loss


April 7th, 2011 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) Septuagenarian social activist Anna Hazare has lost a kilogramme of weight since he launched his fast-unto-death against corruption three days ago, said a close associate ... Read more...

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Thousands rally in support of Hazare’s anti-graft fight


April 7th, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) "Tunisia, Egypt, Libya… Get ready India!" read one of the dozens of posters put up at Jantar Mantar here as thousands gathered Thursday to voice ... Read more...

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Release dates don’t matter for good films: Abhishek Bachchan


March 10th, 2011 - 3:12 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 10 (IANS) Although April is being considered a risky month to release films because of cricket tournaments like World Cup and IPL and school exams on top ... Read more...

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ICC clears Eden Gardens for three World Cup matches (Lead)


February 8th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata/New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) Tuesday cleared Eden Gardens for three World Cup matches, ending days of suspense whether the iconic stadium will get to hold any ... Read more...

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Californian couple named world’s tallest man and wife


November 19th, 2010 - 6:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 19 (ANI): A Californian couple have been declared the world's tallest man and wife.Guinness World Records honoured Wayne Hallquist, 6 feet 10.4 inches tall and his wife Laurie Hallquist, ... Read more...

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For many Kolkata celebs, home is where Durga Puja is


October 12th, 2010 - 10:58 am ICT by IANS
By Pradipta Tapadar Kolkata, Oct 12 (IANS) Most people in Kolkata love to go hopping from marquee to marquee to witness Durga Puja festivities. But for Bengali celebrities like Ananya Chatterjee, Ranjit Mullick ... Read more...

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Kerry Katona gorges on pies on 30th birthday bash


September 6th, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 6 (ANI): Kerry Katona had a feisty 30th birthday enjoying bites of steak, kidney, cottage pies.The devouring times continued and Kerry washed it all down with her favourite Cinzano Bianco ... Read more...

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Woods’ ‘mistress’ visits Ground Zero as part of recovery on ‘Celebrity Rehab’


September 1st, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sep 1 (ANI): Tiger Woods' ex-flame Rachel Uchitel visited Ground Zero - where she lost her fiance in the rubble of the South Tower, as part of her therapy ... Read more...

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Actress Russhita Singh is excited about her Hollywood debut - Eat Pray Love


August 19th, 2010 - 7:30 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 19, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Russhita Singh -- the name may not ring a familiar bell -- but the young girl is already being tipped as the next big artiste to ... Read more...

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Take That’s Jason Orange treats birthday guests to curries galore


July 26th, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 26 (ANI): Singer/songwriter Jason Orange from the band Take That had a lavish spread for guests who joined him in celebrating his 40th birthday, and it included plenty of curry.Orange ... Read more...

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Jay-Z’s NY gig cancelled amid security concerns


June 19th, 2010 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 19 (ANI): Jay-Z's concert in his native New York has been axed over security reasons as the news about the programme leaked out.Rapper was planning to set the streets of ... Read more...

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Kiwi farmer locks horns with Coke over his carbonated cola-flavoured milk


June 15th, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 15 (ANI): A dairy farmer in New Zealand's North Island area has locked horns with soft drinks giant Coca-Cola over his invention of fizzy cola-flavoured milk in a can. ... Read more...

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