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Lewinsky set to embarrass Clinton in tell-all book


September 19th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 19 (IANS) Former White House intern Monica Lewinsky is reportedly going to pen a tell-all book about her affair with Bill Clinton which may reveal her intimate love ... Read more...

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Paltrow happy to sacrifice career for family


September 19th, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 19 (IANS) Oscar-winning actress Gwyneth Paltrow says she is happy to take up smaller roles in films as it will help her in being a good wife ... Read more...

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Brolin in talks for ‘Crazy for the Storm’


August 23rd, 2012 - 7:29 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 23 (IANS) Actor Josh Brolin is in talks to act in Sean Penn directed "Crazy for the Storm".The film is an adaptation of Norman Ollestad's memoir, ... Read more...

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Mcconaughey joins ‘Wolf Of Wall Street’


August 4th, 2012 - 8:03 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) Actor Matthew McConaughey has joined the cast of "The Wolf of Wall Street" alongside Leonardo DiCaprio and Jonah Hill.The film is based on former broker Jordan ... Read more...

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Former army chief documents life, views in memoir (With Image)


June 10th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) Ethics, morality and corruption are issues that are gaining more relevance particularly with regard to conduct of officers in higher ranks, says former army chief ... Read more...

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Chris Brown to sue rapper Raz B?


May 30th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 30 (IANS) Singer Chris Brown is planning to sue R&B; singer Raz B for suggesting he is gay.The former B2K member has written about Brown's sexual orientation ... Read more...

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Jolie praises ex-husband Billy Bob


April 12th, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 12 (IANS) Actress Angelina Jolie has praised Billy Bob Thornton for giving her the confidence to succeed in her career and personal life.The 36-year-old actress wrote ... Read more...

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Cult religion, parenting & art on book shelf (IANS Books This Week)


March 31st, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) The book cart is light and moving this weekend - bringing out the diverse essence of the region. Browse with IANS....Book: "Marathon Baba"; Written by ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Tale of twin 70-year-old Dutch prostitutes


March 8th, 2012 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
Amsterdam, March 8 (IANS) Louise and Martine Fokkens, the 70-year-old twin Dutch sisters living on the outskirts of Amsterdam, have spent most of their lives doing two things -- painting ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Selena’s widower publishes memoir


March 3rd, 2012 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, March 3 (IANS/EFE) The guitarist who was married to the singer Selena when she was murdered in 1995 has published a book telling the story of his love ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

When De Niro disguised himself as homeless man


March 3rd, 2012 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
London, March 3 (IANS) Veteran actor Robert De Niro disguised himself into a homeless man for a shelter visit, while he researched for his role in "Being Flynn"."We did ... Read more...

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Amanda Knox to sign 2.5 mn pounds book deal


February 18th, 2012 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 17 (IANS) American Amanda Knox who was cleared on appeal of the murder of a British student will tell her story after signing a book deal worth a ... Read more...

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Not writing any memoir on my pregnancy: Lara Dutta


February 17th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 17 (IANS) Lara Dutta is loving every bit of motherhood. But contrary to reports, actress clarifies that she has no plans to pen a book about her ... Read more...

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Fatwas outrageous, laugh for sanity: Iranian writer (Interview)


January 23rd, 2012 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 23 (IANS) A thousand jokes go around in Iran every day mocking President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and the pretensions of the powerful, says Iranian writer Kamin Mohammadi, outraged that ... Read more...

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Denise Richards, Richie Sambora split


January 22nd, 2012 - 7:18 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 22 (IANS) Actress Denise Richards has reportedly parted ways with singer Richie Sambora.The couple, who rekindled their romance last November following their break-up in 2007, have decided ... Read more...

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School teacher fired after memoir speaks of sex


January 8th, 2012 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, Jan 8 (IANS/EFE) A school teacher in Chicago was fired after a student's mother filed a lawsuit saying the teacher's memoir spoke of sexual relations he had with a ... Read more...

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Jennifer Hudson turned down ‘Precious’


December 27th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 27 (IANS) Actress Jennifer Hudson, who recently shed 36 kg, turned down the title role in "Precious" because she was not interested to play an over-weight single mother.The ... Read more...

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K.P. Singh almost sold his stake in DLF for Rs.26 lakh


November 15th, 2011 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) Billionaire realtor Kushal Pal Singh almost sold his stake in DLF for a paltry Rs.26 lakh in 1975 due to red tape but decided to ... Read more...

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Heidi Montag writing autobiography


October 31st, 2011 - 2:00 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 31 (IANS) Reality TV star Heidi Montag is planning to pen a tell-all memoir about her life.The 25-year-old, who recently announced her break-up with husband Spencer Pratt, ... Read more...

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Michael Buble’s album ‘Christmas’ released today


October 24th, 2011 - 10:47 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Toronto, Oct 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Singer Michael Buble has spoken about his upcoming holiday song which is titled Christmas. The singer is currently promoting his memoir titled Onstage Offstage. More than half ... Read more...

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Lindsay’s mother to pen tell-all


October 24th, 2011 - 2:48 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Oct 24 (IANS) Actress Lindsay Lohan's mother will pen a book where she would talk about her daughter's time when she was involved in drugs and alcohol.In ... Read more...

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Harry Belafonte falls asleep live on air


October 19th, 2011 - 12:17 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Oct 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actor and political critic Harry Belafonte fell asleep during a live television interview with a California-based television station. The episode has been uploaded on the Internet and ... Read more...

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Winehouse’s father to write Amy’s memoir


October 12th, 2011 - 10:06 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 12 (IANS) Late singer Amy Winehouse's father has reportedly signed a new deal with publishers Harper Collins to pen a memoir about his daughter.The memoir written by ... Read more...

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Rourke threatened suicide if Otis didn’t marry him


October 11th, 2011 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 11 (IANS) Mickey Rourke's ex-wife Carre Otis has revealed that the actor threatened to kill himself if she didn't accept his marriage proposal.The former couple had a ... Read more...

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Pakistan governance has been a failure: Fatima Bhutto


September 30th, 2011 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuiram, Sep 30 (IANS) The system of governance in Pakistan has been a failure but it is absurd to call the country a failed state, Karachi-based writer and columnist ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Obama’s uncle held for drunken driving


August 30th, 2011 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 30 (IANS) A long lost uncle of President Barack Obama, arrested on suspicion of drunken driving, is being held without bail though he told police he planned ... Read more...

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Dick Cheney claims in memoir that Colin Powell took cheap shots at him during Bush era


August 29th, 2011 - 7:14 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Aug 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Two of the most powerful figures in George W. Bush’s administration are engaged in media war of words. Former Vice President Dick Cheney and former Secretary of ... Read more...

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Dick Cheney used to keep his resignation letter in a secret place


August 25th, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Aug 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former US Vice President Dick Cheney has revealed that he had his resignation letter signed and placed in a secure location inside his office safe. He revealed ... Read more...

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Gene Simmons & Paul Stanley working on KISS memoir


August 3rd, 2011 - 7:57 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Aug 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The history of the legendary band KISS is being worked on and it is expected to be released in the Summer of next year. The project is ... Read more...

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Nikki Haley publishing her memoir


July 1st, 2011 - 11:11 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 1 (IANS) South Carolina's Indian-American Governor Nikki Haley is all set to publish her memoir just shy of her 40th birthday.Her book, "Can't is Not an Option", ... Read more...

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Carole King to write her memoir ‘Natural Woman’


June 23rd, 2011 - 12:38 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, June 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Singer Carole King is all set to regale her fans with the story of her life in the form of her memoir, which is going to ... Read more...

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Divorce was the worst: Denise Richards


June 14th, 2011 - 6:48 am ICT by IANS
London, June 14 (IANS) Actress Denise Richards says she and actor Charlie Sheen went through "one of the worst divorces".Richards and Sheen, who have two daughters, Lola, 6, and ... Read more...

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Frank Sinatra used to have 12 showers in a day


June 3rd, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, June 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Frank Sinatra was so disgusted with dirt that he showered 12 times daily, a new memoir by her widow reveals. Barbara Marx Sinatra was the fourth ... Read more...

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Barbara Sinatra comes out with her memoir ‘Lady blue eyes: My life with Frank’


May 31st, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, May 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The widow of Frank Sinatra has come out with her memoir. The book is titled “Lady Blue Eyes: My Life With Frank.” In the book, Barbara gives ... Read more...

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Twain pens down a tell-all book


May 16th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 16 (IANS) Canadian singer Shania Twain, who parted ways with her husband Robert Lange after 14 years of being together, has penned down her feelings in a memoir ... Read more...

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