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Advani defends Modi


July 8th, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Sunday came out in defence of Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, saying he has been "systematically and ... Read more...

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Jessie J to write autobiography


March 15th, 2012 - 4:33 am ICT by IANS
London, March 15 (IANS) British singer Jessie J will soon add author to her resume as she is writing her life story.The 23-year-old, whose real name is Jessica Ellen ... Read more...

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Princess Diana’s life to be made into a movie


February 6th, 2012 - 9:04 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 6 (IANS) Princess Diana's life is set to be made into a movie, and producer Stephen Evans is lining up a Hollywood actress to play the late ... Read more...

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Organisers cancel launch of Taslima’s book at scheduled venue


February 1st, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 1 (IANS) Close on the heels of the Salman Rushdie controversy at the Jaipur Literary Meet, the seventh volume of controversial author Taslima Nasreen's autobiography was not ... Read more...

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Marilyn was incredibly clever: Michelle Williams


January 25th, 2012 - 9:21 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 25 (IANS) Michelle Williams who plays Marliyn Monroe in the film "My Week With Marilyn" believes the late actress was an incredibly clever woman and had ... Read more...

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Stalin’s only daughter dies in US


November 29th, 2011 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 29 (IANS) The only daughter of Soviet leader Joseph Stalin has died of colon cancer at the age of 85 in a care home in the US, Sky ... Read more...

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Tony Blair releases Chinese edition of his memoirs


August 30th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 30 (IANS) Former British prime minister Tony Blair inaugurated the Chinese edition of his memoirs, "A Journey", in Beijing Tuesday.In the book's preface, Blair, who served as the ... Read more...

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Ex-ICC chief Speed’s book reveals India-Oz Monkeygate ‘collusion’


April 8th, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr. 8 (ANI): Former International Cricket Council boss Malcolm Speed has published a letter in which the Indian and Australian boards are accused of colluding in a way that could ... Read more...

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Minogue tells why she decided to have a caesarean!


March 29th, 2011 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 29 (IANS) Singer-turned-reality-TV judge Dannii Minogue says her baby Ethan was in incorrect position during labour and that's why she opted for surgery.In the upcoming memoirs serialised in the ... Read more...

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Titles for new Hobbit’ movies get thumbs up from fans


March 9th, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, March 9 (ANI): The prospective titles of the two new 'Hobbit' movies have been announced, according to web reports.Fan site TheOneRing.net reports that New Line Cinema has registered two titles for ... Read more...

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Charlie Sheen shopping $10m tell-all book?


February 27th, 2011 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 27 (ANI): Troubled actor Charlie Sheen is reportedly hunting for a 10-million-dollar deal to release his memoirs.He reportedly told gossip TMZ that he wants to lift the lid on ... Read more...

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CPI-M makes light of Gujral’s remark in book


February 23rd, 2011 - 1:08 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Tuesday made light of former prime minister I.K. Gujral's claim in his just-published book that he had cautioned Congress ... Read more...

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Gordon Brown was billed for 200 breakfasts when he left No 10


February 20th, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 20 (ANI): When the Browns were packing up to leave Downing Street, they were presented with a bill for 200 breakfasts.In what became famous as the 'Battle of the ... Read more...

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Bush cancels Swiss visit amid threats of protest, arrest


February 7th, 2011 - 12:49 am ICT by BNO News
GENEVA (BNO NEWS) -- Former US president George W. Bush has cancelled a trip to Switzerland because of fears of growing protests, according to reports in the Tribune de Genève newspaper.The Jewish ... Read more...

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Hopkins shelves autobiography


February 1st, 2011 - 8:57 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 1 (IANS) Veteran actor Sir Anthony Hopkins has scrapped his plans of writing an autobiography because he finds his life story boring.The 73-year-old Oscar-winning actor had agreed to a deal ... Read more...

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George W. Bush Plagiarized His Memoir ‘Decision Points’?


November 14th, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The memoir of George W. Bush, entitled "Decision Points" has been in the limelight for a while now. However, according to reports certain element of this ... Read more...

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Markus Larsson, The Swedish Journalist, Assaulted By Keith Richards


November 11th, 2010 - 9:16 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
November 11, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Keith Richards, the guitarist of ‘Rolling Stones’ has been accused of assaulting a journalist during an interview at Paris. Markus Larsson, the Swedish ... Read more...

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Bush first bonded with Blair over comedy film, ‘Meet the Parents’


November 10th, 2010 - 6:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 10 (ANI): Former US President George Bush has in his memoirs revealed that he first formed a close relationship with former British Prime Minister Tony Blair over the comedy film, ... Read more...

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Bush was lost in ‘Laura’s stunning blue eyes’ when they met!


November 10th, 2010 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 10 (ANI): Former US President George W. Bush has revealed in his memoirs that he fell in love with wife, Laura when he saw her stunning blue eyes."She was gorgeous. ... Read more...

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Kanye West Sympathizes With George Bush


November 6th, 2010 - 2:07 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 6, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Kanye West is definitely empathizing with George Bush, the erstwhile President who had been accused of racism in the aftermath of hurricane Katrina.  West was speaking to ... Read more...

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When Bush told “hot-blooded” Putin he was “cold-blooded”


November 4th, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 04 (ANI): Memoirs of former US President George Bush have revealed how he once told Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin that he is cold-blooded and not hot-blooded.The incident had ... Read more...

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Cherie Sells Tony Blair Signature for 10 Pounds on Ebay


October 28th, 2010 - 1:25 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Cherie Blair, wife of Former Prime Minister Tony Blair, has seven homes, a high paying job, and reportedly is a multi-millionaire, but recently went to Ebay to sell ... Read more...

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Jerry Hall slams Keith Richards’ slur on Mick Jagger’s manhood


October 18th, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 18 (ANI): Sir Mick Jagger's ex-wife Jerry Hall has brushed off Keith Richards' comments about the inadequacy of the Rolling Stones frontman's manhood.In his explosive memoirs, 'Life,' Richards took a ... Read more...

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Michael Caine plans to write fiction novel


October 15th, 2010 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Oct 15 (IANS) Veteran actor Michael Caine is planning to write a novel after completing his "Batman" film.The movie star has just released his second autobiography, "The Elephant to Hollywood", ... Read more...

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Michael Caine to write fiction after winding up ‘Batman’


October 15th, 2010 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 15 (ANI): Michael Caine is set to turn novelist after completing the next 'Batman' film as he's sick of lawyers telling him what he can and can't write about in ... Read more...

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Tony Blair’s memoirs ‘A Journey’ nominated for Bad Sex Award!


October 15th, 2010 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 15 (ANI): Former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair's memoirs have been nominated for the Literary Review's Bad Sex Award.The least desirable prize in literature is conventionally awarded to novelists.However, the ... Read more...

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Angelina Jolie to tell all in memoirs


September 30th, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 30 (ANI): Hollywood star Angelina Jolie is apparently set to tell the story of her life in a new book.The beauty, 35, who is raising six kids with Brad ... Read more...

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Kidnapping victim Jaycee Dugard all set to come out with her memoir in 2011


September 28th, 2010 - 8:27 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Kidnapping victim Jaycee Dugard who was held at the mercy of her kidnappers for almost 2 decades (18 years to be precise) is now all set ... Read more...

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Shania Twain to document affair pain in autobiography


September 23rd, 2010 - 6:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 23 (ANI): Shania Twain has signed a deal to write her memoirs, where she will spill the beans on the affair that tore her marriage apart.The singer parted ways with ... Read more...

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Tony Blair jokes about sex with America’s Loose Women as he plugs his memoirs


September 15th, 2010 - 11:57 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair candidly confessed that he almost ran away from the sets of an US talk show – The View because he felt embarrassed ... Read more...

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Tony Blair laughs off suggestions he plagiarized Queen meeting


September 14th, 2010 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 14 (ANI): Tony Blair has laughed off claims that he plagiarized an account of his first meeting with the Queen from an Oscar-winning film, 'The Queen'.In his memoirs, Blair recalls ... Read more...

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Austrian cellar victim felt ‘free’ when kidnapper killed himself


September 7th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 07 (ANI): Natascha Kampusch, who was abducted as a teenager, said she had a sense of "warmth and safety" when she came to know that her kidnapper had killed himself.Kampusch, ... Read more...

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Facebook campaign moves Blair’s memoir to crime section in bookstores


September 5th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 5 (ANI): As part of a Facebook campaign, mischievous shoppers are moving copies of Tony Blair's memoir - entitled A Journey - to the Fantasy and Crime sections of ... Read more...

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Queen furious over Tony Blair memoirs


September 4th, 2010 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 04 (ANI): The Queen is angry with Tony Blair as he has branded her snooty in his new autobiography, A Journey.His memoirs lifted the lid on life with the ... Read more...

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Stallone’s ex wife ready to tell all


September 3rd, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 3 (IANS) Sylvester Stallone's former wife Brigitte Nielsen is all set to tell her eventful life story in a book and says some parts of her memoirs will be ... Read more...

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