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Will.i.am songs inspired ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’


September 7th, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 7 (IANS) Will.i.am's song lyrics inspired the bestseller "Fifty Shades of Grey" and its subsequent novels, says author E.L. James.James revealed that how she listened to his band, ... Read more...

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Eminent Bengali writer passes away


September 4th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 4 (IANS) Eminent Bengali writer and Sahitya Akademi award winner Syed Mustafa Siraj died at a city hospital Tuesday after a brief illness, family sources said.Siraj, 82, was ... Read more...

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Delhi book fair begins


September 1st, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) The 18th annual Delhi Book Fair began at Pragati Maidan here Saturday.The nine day book fair will have e-books as its theme. There will also ... Read more...

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Delhi Book Fair to begin Sep 1


August 30th, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) The 18th Delhi Book Fair would be held at Pragati Maidan here Sep 1-9, an official said Thursday. The annual event will include seminars and ... Read more...

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‘Feluda’ lends voice to Tagore


August 25th, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 25 (IANS) Ace detective "Feluda" dropped his 0.32 Colt revolver to pick up the microphone, lending his baritone voice to English interpretations of Rabindranath Tagore's songs.Prolific Bengali actor ... Read more...

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Why did NoTW spike Arthur C. Clarke paedophile story?


July 8th, 2012 - 10:12 am ICT by IANS
London, July 8 (IANS) The now-defunct News of the World (NoTW) spiked an exclusive story that exposed famous science fiction writer Arthur C. Clarke as a paedophile because the author ... Read more...

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British women simply love porn


July 2nd, 2012 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 2 (IANS) A study has found 90 percent of British women surveyed admitting that pornography turns them on.An X-rated survey has revealed almost a third gain ideas from ... Read more...

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Haven’t asked Miley out formally yet: Liam Hemsworth (Interview)


March 18th, 2012 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, March 18 (IANS) Liam Hemsworth has had an on-off relationship with singer-actress Miley Cyrus. The Australian actor admits they are fond of each other but says he ... Read more...

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Jennifer Lawrence terrified of crazy fans


March 16th, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 16 (IANS) Actress Jennifer Lawrence, who is attending the 2012 Comic-Con to promote her highly-anticipated new movie "The Hunger Games", is terrified of crazy fans and fears they ... Read more...

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Aishwarya happy playing mom: Abhishek


March 12th, 2012 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 12 (IANS) Actor Abhishek Bachchan says his wife Aishwarya Rai is happy playing mother to their three-and-half-month-old daughter and would return to work when she feels like ... Read more...

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Chinese gets jail term for Internet pornography


February 17th, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 17 (IANS) A man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for operating a pornographic website in China via a US-based web server, authorities said Friday.China has ... Read more...

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Man jailed for copying 10,000 novels


December 22nd, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 22 (IANS) A man in China has been imprisoned for 10 months and fined 50,000 yuan (about $7,890) for copyright infringement after he illegally downloaded nearly 10,000 online ... Read more...

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Hindi litterateur Shrilal Shukla dead


October 28th, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 28 (IANS) Leading Hindi litterateur and Jnanpith awardee Shrilal Shukla died here Friday following a brief illness, hospital sources said.Shukla, 86, who had earned huge fame for his ... Read more...

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Novelist Kakkanadan is dead


October 19th, 2011 - 10:57 am ICT by IANS
Kollam (Kerala), Oct 19 (IANS) Novelist George Varghese Kakkanadan - popularly known as Kakkanadan - died here Wednesday morning, according to family sources. He was 76.Kakkanadan was battling cancer for ... Read more...

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I didn’t know who Gary Oldman was: Tom Felton


July 18th, 2011 - 4:31 am ICT by IANS
London, July 18 (IANS) Actor Tom Felton didn't recognize veteran Gary Oldman when they first met on sets and he thought his "Harry Potter" co-star was just taking studio ... Read more...

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Shanghai’s young start off on sex earlier


July 7th, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, July 7 (IANS) The young people in this Chinese city are having sex earlier than the older generations, said a report.A report by the Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences ... Read more...

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China bans 43 online pornographic novels (Lead)


June 7th, 2011 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 7 (IANS) China has banned 43 pornographic novels published online.Xinhua said that the Beijing Cultural Law Enforcement Agency had also taken action against 24 websites and demanded the ... Read more...

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China bans 43 online pornographic novels


June 7th, 2011 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 7 (IANS) In an anti-pornography move, China has banned 43 risque novels published online, Xinhua quoted a notice issued by the National Office against Pornographic and Illegal ... Read more...

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Penelope Cruz to shoot new movie in Bosnia


May 11th, 2011 - 11:08 am ICT by IANS
Sarajevo, May 11 (IANS/EFE) Spanish actress Penelope Cruz will arrive in the Bosnian capital of Sarajevo in September for the filming of "Venuto al Mondo" (Into the World) to be ... Read more...

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Katie Price says she lives in fear of being stabbed


April 6th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 6 (ANI): Katie Price a.k.a Jordan has admitted that she lives in fear of being stabbed to death by a crazed fan in Britain.The multi-millionaire glamour model, 32, believes she's ... Read more...

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China to stage Agatha Christie plays


March 27th, 2011 - 10:52 am ICT by IANS
London, March 27 (IANS) A total of 19 plays by crime-novel specialist Agatha Christie will be staged in China.Two play institutions in Shanghai have been authorised to stage the Chinese ... Read more...

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Jeffrey Archer ‘predicts’ England vs Ireland World Cup final!


March 10th, 2011 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 10 (IANS) Celebrated novelist and avid cricket fan Jeffrey Archer Thursday joked that England will win the cricket World Cup in a keenly contested final against Ireland.Archer, who ... Read more...

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Former winners fight against computer in Jeopardy!


February 15th, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, Feb 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The last episode of the show “Jeopardy” did put humans against a machine.Former winners of the show, Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter, were bought face ... Read more...

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Official Title Card Of Breaking Dawn- Part 1 Released


January 22nd, 2011 - 8:58 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
There is yet another good news for Twilight fans, who received a gift last week when the first photo of Breaking Dawn - Part 1 was released.On January 21, the ... Read more...

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Anthony Horowitz vows to keep Sherlock Holmes ‘exactly’ the same


January 19th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 19 (ANI): Anthony Horowitz, the new author of Sherlock Holmes, has promised that he will not make any changes to the character in his new book.Horowitz, the children's author who ... Read more...

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Political commentator Bhabani Sen Gupta dead


January 18th, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Eminent political commentator, writer and novelist Bhabani Sen Gupta, also known as Chanakya Sen, died here early Tuesday. He was 89, his family said.Sen Gupta had written ... Read more...

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Classic e-novels sales surge this Christmas


December 27th, 2010 - 11:18 am ICT by ANI
London, Dec 27 (ANI): Britain seems to have finally accepted the trend of electronic books as Amazon confirmed yesterday that Kindles were the biggest selling products this Christmas.Classics like Charles Dickens and ... Read more...

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‘Pyaar Kii Yeh Ek Kahaani’: Will Maya Get Justice?


December 23rd, 2010 - 6:45 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The Indian supernatural television series ‘Pyaar Kii Yeh Ek Kahaani’ is churning out more excitement with each passing episode and with it also moving away from the incidents described in Stephenie ... Read more...

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Dakota Fanning Joins Robert Pattinson And Kristen Stewart In ‘Breaking Dawn’ Sets


December 23rd, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Actress Dakota Fanning was recently spotted in the sets of the Twilight saga ‘Breaking Dawn’. According to reports in the media, Dakota Fanning was present in the movie’s sets to ... Read more...

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Anne Hathaway: What Is Her Dream Role?


December 4th, 2010 - 11:41 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Academy Award winning actress Anne Hathaway seems to have quite classic aspirations, when it comes to her dream role. The beautiful actress, who is going to host the next Academy ... Read more...

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Daniel Radcliffe: No More Potter Movie Without J K Rowling Book


November 30th, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
In the last movie, Daniel has acted so well that the writer has decided not to write any Harry Potter story because he has given his best in it. On the ... Read more...

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Kannada Films ‘BJ’ And ‘Hejjegalu’ Launched, Based On Novels


October 15th, 2010 - 7:28 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 14, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The president of Karnataka Film Chamber of Commerce Basanthkumar Patil launched two Kannada films last Sunday. One of the two films is titled Bettada Jeeva and ... Read more...

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Rupert Grint struggled with small film sets after Harry Potter


October 6th, 2010 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct 6 (ANI): Rupert Grint has revealed that he had trouble doing the low-budget films after working on the 'Harry Potter' movies.The flame-haired actor, who plays wizard Ron Weasley in ... Read more...

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Grint finds it difficult to adjust after ‘Harry Potter’


October 5th, 2010 - 2:34 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 5 (IANS) Actor Rupert Grint is finding it difficult to adjust to small budget films after getting used to the "Harry Potter" big budget environment.The flame-haired actor, who plays wizard ... Read more...

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J K Rowling says that there can be more Harry Potter books in the pipeline


October 3rd, 2010 - 8:29 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Oct 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Harry Potter series may not be over yet, after its British author, J.K Rowling said that there is a possibility of writing more follow ups to ... Read more...

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