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Basu plans film on Bihar’s ‘Super 30′


September 18th, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 18 (IANS) Basking in the glory of Ranbir Kapoor-starrer "Barfi!", based on a strong narrative, Bollywood director Anurag Basu is now said to be set to helm an ... Read more...

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Gilani urges Afghan insurgents to join peace talks


February 25th, 2012 - 3:27 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 25 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has appealed to Afghan insurgent groups to join the peace talks in that country."It is now time to turn ... Read more...

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Control of Bollywood ‘big budget’ films needed: Vikram Gokhale


November 29th, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 29 (IANS) Stressing the need for controlling spending on mega-budget films, veteran actor Vikram Gokhale Tuesday said he had been discussing the issue with Maharashtra Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Bollywood music - cruising on the wings of change!


May 31st, 2011 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 31 (IANS) With bold numbers like "The mutton song", "Karma is a bitch" and now "Bhaag D K Bose", Bollywood music has turned a new leaf. The popularity ... Read more...

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US was happy at my exit from petroleum ministry: Aiyar


March 28th, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 28 (IANS) Former petroleum minister Mani Shankar Aiyar Monday said the US government was quite happy at his exit from the petroleum ministry in United Progressive Alliance-I ... Read more...

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‘Holy Grail’ of science, world’s first practical ‘artificial leaf’ unveiled


March 28th, 2011 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 28 (ANI): Scientists from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have finally developed the world's first practical artificial leaf that can split water into hydrogen and oxygen using sunlight at an ... Read more...

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Afridi warns World Cup teams not to underestimate “hungry” Pak in tournament


February 12th, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
Dhaka, Feb 12(ANI): Pakistan's limited-overs captain Shahid Afridi has warned his World Cup rivals not to underestimate his country, saying that his team had turned over a new leaf following the ... Read more...

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FX’s “Justified” Season 2 Kicks Off


February 10th, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Feb 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The regular viewers of the FX drama series 'Justified' were in for a treat last night when the second season of the hit show kicked off ... Read more...

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Roger Ebert Undergoes Medical Transformation


January 21st, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Till date, Roger Ebert had remained a public figure because of the amazing critical appreciation he has given for films. Roger Ebert, the longtime movie critic ... Read more...

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Indian Mujahideen: poison fruit of saffron politics, jehadi mindset (Comment)


December 11th, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
By Amulya Ganguli Two factors have complicated the terrorism problem in India. One is Pakistan's, or rather, the Pakistan Army's implacable hostility. This animus has acquired a nihilistic dimension with the involvement ... Read more...

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‘Nagaram Marupakkam’ - neat entertainer by Sundar (IANS Tamil Review)


November 20th, 2010 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
By V.S. Rajapur Film: "Nagaram Marupakkam"; Director: Sundar C; Cast: Sundar C, Anuya, Vadivelu, Srinivasan, Bose Venkat; Producer: Avni Cinemax; Music: Thaman; Rating: two and halfSundar C. returns to his original ... Read more...

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Shane Hmiel recovering after surgery


October 12th, 2010 - 7:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Indianapolis, Oct 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Shane Hmiel’s mother, Lisa Hmiel has revealed that her NASCAR driver son is showing signs of progress.Lisa said this on Monday just hours before Shane underwent a ... Read more...

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Former Brit porn star ‘answers God’s call to become missionary’


September 25th, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 25 (ANI): Former erotic actress Teresa Scott has turned a new leaf, after deciding to leave the sex industry to become a born again Christian.Scott made a fortune posing ... Read more...

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‘X Factor’ hooker Chloe Mafia arrested over 140 times during childhood


September 22nd, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 22 (ANI): 'X Factor' participant Chloe Mafia has been arrested more than 140 times and was caught breaking the law almost every day as a youngster.The 19-year-old embarked on a ... Read more...

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“I’m a bathroom singer at best!” — John Abraham, on his vocal performance in Isheeta Ganguly’s latest album ‘Damaru’


September 21st, 2010 - 10:36 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 21, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): John Abraham has come a long way with a lot of "Ashayein' since his "Jism' days (No pun intended please). After doing a spate of hardcore ... Read more...

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From cassock to celluloid - priest Johnson turns a new leaf


August 31st, 2010 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
By Sanu George Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 31 (IANS) Johnson Karoor is charting a new path - he has shed his priest's cassock to fulfil his celluloid dreams with the Malayalam movie "Nirakazcha", which is ... Read more...

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JuD’s brazen use of relief camps to fulfil ‘jihad’ aims should make Pak Govt shiver: Editorial


August 27th, 2010 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug.27 (ANI): A top USAID official recently bumped into a flood relief camp in Sindh which was supposedly being run by the banned Jamaat-ud-Daawa's (JuD) new face called Falah-e-Insaniyat, which highlights ... Read more...

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Sunil Shetty Turns Over A New Leaf


August 12th, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 12, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Suniel Shetty, the once "action-hero' has truly matured and has become an actor, in the truest sense of the term. He was presented with the SAIFF ... Read more...

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Ekta Reprimands Vikas For Going Gaga


August 10th, 2010 - 12:03 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 10, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Having got a big break to turn over a new leaf, everyone finds it difficult to control his or her joy. They like to live the ... Read more...

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Mukti Stuck Between Bollywood and Television


August 9th, 2010 - 3:05 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 9, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): It seems that Star Plus' "Zara Nachke Dikha' has given a break to all its participants and the host. Next to R.J Mantra (Host of Zara ... Read more...

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Barbara Is A Renaissance Woman - Jennifer Aniston


August 5th, 2010 - 2:10 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 5, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Can Jennifer Aniston flaunt the charm and charisma of Barbara Streisand, is the question ticking the minds of the readers of Harper's Bazaar. However, whatever the ... Read more...

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Remembering Mehmood Ali On His 6th Death Anniversary (September 29, 1932 - July 23, 2004)


July 22nd, 2010 - 9:08 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 22, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Just imagine this scenario occurring two and half decade down the memory lane. Two colossal giants had met in a tinsel town bash. Yes, for ... Read more...

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Pakistan plans national conference on terrorism


July 4th, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 4 (DPA) The Pakistani government is planning a national conference next week to build consensus on dealing with terrorism, even a former prime minister has called for talks with ... Read more...

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Ted Koppel’s son died due to an overdose of alcohol & drugs


June 20th, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, Jun 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former ABC News anchor Ted Koppel’s son died from an overdose of drugs and alcohol. It ought to be mentioned that Ted Koppel’s son ... Read more...

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Representative: Jennifer Aniston is not dating Jason Sudekis


June 20th, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Jun 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Since her breakup with Brad Pitt, the Friends' actress Jennifer Aniston never fails to be in the news, for her alleged boyfriends. And the latest ... Read more...

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‘Wild-child’ Winehouse’s new beau turns her into a non-smoking teetotaller


June 17th, 2010 - 7:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 17 (ANI): 'Rehab' singer Amy Winehouse has turned over a new leaf ever since she met film director Reg Traviss, revealed her best pal.Winehouse's best friend Sam Shaker, who ... Read more...

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TV show host Art Linkletter dies at 97 years


May 27th, 2010 - 7:39 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, May 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The acclaimed host of TV shows such as ‘People Are Funny’ and ‘House Party’ – Art Linkletter has died. He was 97 years old. His ... Read more...

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Meet the new Janet Jackson in very ’short hair’


May 21st, 2010 - 1:26 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, May 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Janet Jackson has turned over a new leaf and quite literally too. The singer just celebrated her 44th birthday and she decided to give herself ... Read more...

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I have written a letter to Obama: Ahmadinejad


April 17th, 2010 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 17(ANI): Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has said that he has written a letter to U.S. President Barack Obama, contents of which will be published soon."I have written a letter ... Read more...

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Caning helped deal with guilt, say Malaysian women


February 19th, 2010 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 19(IANS) Three Malaysian women who were caned for having illicit sex have regretted their actions and plan to turn over a new leaf. The New Straits Times carried interviews with ... Read more...

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Lindsay Lohan is going to expand her fashion line


January 4th, 2010 - 10:35 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Jan 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Lindsay Lohan is all set to expand her fashion line by introducing new items in the spring of 2011. She had first launched her fashion ... Read more...

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British Royalty Chats With Director At Premiere Of “The Lovely Bones”


November 25th, 2009 - 9:43 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Nov. 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The cast and the director of the movie "The Lovely Bones" met the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall at the worldwide premiere of ... Read more...

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Salman Khan trying to quit smoking (Film Snippets)


September 6th, 2009 - 9:10 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) He might be known as the Bollywood brat, but it looks like Salman Khan is now trying to turn a new leaf. He says he is ... Read more...

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Virgin inspired-Aeroflot sexing up airline crew


July 30th, 2009 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 30 (ANI): Russian airline Aeroflot is in for a big image makeover -they are sexing up their staff on the lines of the crew of Virgin Atlantic.Infamous for rusting Soviet ... Read more...

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British judge spares drug dealer prison for chatting session!


May 24th, 2009 - 11:42 am ICT by ANI
London, May 24 (ANI): A British judge has sparked fury for sparing a teenage drug dealer from a prison sentence in lieu of a monthly chat.Judge Philip Statman decided on the ... Read more...

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