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Stone struggled to find stage name


August 30th, 2012 - 6:51 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 30 (IANS) Actress Emma Stone was forced to find fame under her nickname because she couldn't find a name she liked, when she realised her birth name ... Read more...

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Gazza wants to change his name to ‘Gassa’


August 29th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The 45 year old football legend is claiming that people should not refer to him as Gazza again. He said that his father was referred to as ... Read more...

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Boxer Klitschko plays chess against Kramnik


August 24th, 2012 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Boxing champion Vitali Klitschko has proved he has brains as well as brawn after playing to a draw against former World Chess Champion Vladimir Kramnik, ... Read more...

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Breivik’s copycat held in Czech Republic


August 19th, 2012 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Czech police have detained a man alleged to have been planning terrorist attacks similar to the massacre carried out by Anders Behring Breivik in Norway ... Read more...

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Shakira in Puerto Rico to be with boyfriend


August 14th, 2012 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
San Juan, Aug 14 (IANS/EFE) Colombian singer Shakira is in Puerto Rico to be with boyfriend Gerard Pique, who came to the Caribbean island with the Spanish national soccer ... Read more...

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Warne defends Hurley’s ‘Mummy two’ nickname


June 19th, 2012 - 5:00 am ICT by IANS
London, June 19 (IANS) Australian cricketer Shane Warne says his ex-wife should refrain from criticising his fiance, actress Elizabeth Hurley for letting their kids call the latter "Mummy two".Last month, ... Read more...

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Katie Price’s mother thinks her daughter looks like ‘mutton’


June 13th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, June 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Amy, mother of glamour model and TV personality Katie Price, has criticized her daughter for her choice of clothes. In her reality show, Katie’s ... Read more...

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Nadal wins record seventh French Open (Lead)


June 11th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Rafael Nadal beat Novak Djokovic in a rain-delayed French Open final Monday to eclipse the great Bjorn Borg for a record seventh Roland Garros ... Read more...

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US woman aviation pioneer dies


May 12th, 2012 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 12 (IANS/EFE) Pilot Evelyn Bryan Johnson, known as "Mama Bird", died in Morristown, Tennessee, a media report said Friday. She was 102.Johnson, who started flying in 1944, held ... Read more...

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The Bachelor: Sneak peek of the eliminated women special


March 6th, 2012 - 12:08 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Mar 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The stage is very much set for confrontation tonight as the eliminated contestants of the hit ABC show The Bachelor gets to meet each other on the ... Read more...

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Brazil’s Corinthians keen on building team in China


March 1st, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 1 (IANS) Corinthians football club president Mario Gobbi has shown interest in creating a team in China.With the arrival of Chinese striker Chen Zhizhao, the club ... Read more...

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Lopez reveals twins’ nickname


February 15th, 2012 - 9:40 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 15 (IANS) Actress Jennifer Lopez has nicknamed her twins 'the coconuts' because they reminded her of the hairy fruit when they were babies.The 42-year-old has three-year-old ... Read more...

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Madonna fans oppose bombing Iran before Israel gig


February 10th, 2012 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Israeli fans of pop star Madonna have asked the government not to launch any air strikes against Iran until after the diva's concert in ... Read more...

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Gaga’s ‘Little Monster’ gift to Beyonce’s baby


January 15th, 2012 - 5:19 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 15 (IANS) Singer Lady Gaga has gifted Beyonce Knowles' newborn girl a special baby suit, with the words "Little Monster" encrusted on it."Little Monster", the nickname Gaga ... Read more...

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Uday Chopra calls big brother ‘Voldemort’


December 28th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) Actor Uday Chopra has a unique nickname for his elder brother, Aditya. He calls the successful producer "Voldemort", inspired by the main antagonist of the ... Read more...

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Johansson hates nickname


December 18th, 2011 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 18 (IANS) Actress Scarlett Johansson detests how the paparazzi shorten her name to 'ScarJo'. She says she finds the nickname "lazy" and "bizarre".The blonde beauty has been referred ... Read more...

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‘Nadeshiko Japan’ is Japan’s top word for 2011


December 2nd, 2011 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Dec 2 (IANS) "Nadeshiko Japan", the nickname for Japan's women's soccer team which beat the US in the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup final, has been named the "word ... Read more...

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Matt Damon is an ‘overprotective’ dad


August 31st, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 31 (IANS) Matt Damon's wife calls him Red Alert, but the actor couldn't care less about the nickname and candidly says that he is "overprotective" about his daughters."I'm ... Read more...

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China allows registration of bribery-exposing websites


August 10th, 2011 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 9 (IANS) Websites that report bribery cases staged a comeback in China ending a month-long limbo due to uncertainties about their legal status, a media report said Tuesday.The ... Read more...

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Nicolas Cage to star in ‘Frozen Ground’


July 30th, 2011 - 9:11 am ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) Oscar-winning actor Nicolas Cage will star in the forthcoming Hollywood movie "Frozen Ground" that tells the story of a notorious serial killer.Cage has signed up to ... Read more...

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In school, I was nicknamed cry baby: Scherzinger


June 6th, 2011 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 6 (IANS) Singer Nicole Scherzinger, who has reportedly replaced Cheryl Cole as judge in the talent show "The X-Factor", reveals her friends used to tease her in school ... Read more...

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Rob Lowe proud to be part of ‘Brat Pack’


May 29th, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 29 (IANS) Actor Rob Lowe loves the term "Brat Pack", the nickname given to a group of stars in the 1980s, and says he is proud to be ... Read more...

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Will Smith to star in Tarantino’s next?


May 8th, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 8 (IANS) Actor Will Smith is tipped to play the lead role in director Quentin Tarantino's new film.Tarantino has revealed that he has finished scripting for "Django ... Read more...

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WWE Smackdown: Aftermath of ‘Extreme Rules’


May 7th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
May 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Last night's episode of 'WWE Smackdown' was the first one since the 'Extreme Rules' pay per view last weekend. As the show began, Christian showed off his World ... Read more...

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Rooney kicks off on Twitter but commits many mistakes


April 25th, 2011 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 25 (ANI): England and Manchester United striker has joined the blogging site Twitter, but started off by making a series of mistakes.The Man Utd ace attracted 150,000 followers within hours ... Read more...

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RTA insists NSW woman to change her ‘offensive vagina number plate’


April 20th, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 20 (ANI): RTA has instructed a New South Wales woman Kristen Perry to change her number plate because it means "vagina" when interpreted in Tagalog, the Filipino language. The Newcastle ... Read more...

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Veteran cricket writer Trevor Chesterfield dead


April 6th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Noted cricket writer Trevor Chesterfield, 75, died in Moratuwa, Sri Lanka, where he had been based.Chesterfield, a former first-class umpire, authored many books including the ... Read more...

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‘Jersey Shore’ star Sammi Giancola to create jewelry line


March 19th, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 19 (ANI): 'Jersey Shore' star Sammi "Sweetheart" Giancola is ready to make her mark in the jewelry industry.The reality star, who already has her own perfume line, has collaborated ... Read more...

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Wayne Rooney’s hooker ‘gets threesome cake on her 22nd b’day’


March 14th, 2011 - 12:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 14 (ANI): Wayne Rooney's alleged hooker Jenny Thompson got a saucy surprise on her 22nd birthday - a cake depicting her famous threesome with the England star.Curvy Thompson, who celebrated ... Read more...

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Lady Gaga wants non-glamorous life


February 22nd, 2011 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 22 (IANS) Pop star Lady Gaga insists she wants to live a "normal" life and has no interest in the "glamorous" Hollywood social gatherings."I actually made a choice to keep ... Read more...

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Loss of gene ‘24′ saps will to wake up


February 17th, 2011 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 17 (IANS) In what could also impact humans, the loss of a crucial gene, dubbed "24", disrupts the fruit fly's sleep-wake cycle, sapping their will to awaken.The gene, discovered by ... Read more...

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Sofia Vergara was nick-named ‘toothpick’ over her stick-thin figure as child


February 15th, 2011 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 15 (ANI): Columbian actress Sofia Vergara has revealed that she was once teased for her stick-thin figure.The 'Modern Family' actress - who flaunts her curves on the latest cover of ... Read more...

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Kevin ‘747′ Rudd set to smash travel record as Oz PM


February 6th, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb. 6 (ANI): Australian Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd has earned the nickname Kevin "747 Rudd for clocking up over 65 days of overseas travel since September.According to the Herald Sun, ... Read more...

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Meet junior Akshay Kumar!


February 4th, 2011 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) There was no way director Nikhil Advani was going to compromise on casting for the boy who would play Bollywood star Akshay Kumar's teenage version in ... Read more...

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Frustrated Kiwi fans term Black Caps Black Craps on Wikipedia


February 4th, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Hamilton (New Zealand), Feb.4 (ANI): Frustrated with New Zealand's latest cricket failure against Pakistan, local fans have used the encyclopedia website Wikipedia to call the Black Caps Black Craps.The Black Caps' 41-run ... Read more...

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