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18 mn Britons to avoid holidaying this summer


June 21st, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 21 (IANS) Over 18 million Britons have decided to put off their holidaying plans this summer due to money crunch, says a media report.Squeezed by the recession, nearly ... Read more...

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TV’s old favourites are back


May 20th, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) From a too good to be true daughter-in-law to a young professional, from a dutiful son to the host of a televised wedding, from ... Read more...

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US man watches 25 James Bond films in 3 days to find out best 007


April 6th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 6 (ANI): A man and his friends in America decided to watch all 25 James Bond films, including the three "non-canon entries", to find out which 007 is the best.Brad ... Read more...

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Read, sketch, buy, sell at India’s first Comic Con


January 13th, 2011 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
By Robin Bansal New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) Remember pacing through your favourite comic book with a torch tucked inside a blanket? Indian comic book aficionados can now relive those moments at the ... Read more...

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Bob Geldof sets Hay fest stage on fire


November 15th, 2010 - 2:40 am ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 15 (IANS) Irish songwriter, musician and political activist Bob Geldof set the Week Hay Festival in Kerala on fire in an hour-long concert with his rock 'n' roll band Boomtown ... Read more...

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Email storm ‘leads to workplace stress’


November 2nd, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 02 (ANI): An IBM survey has found that the welter of emails arriving at workstations is a key contributor to workplace stress.The survey of 629 managers found 45 per cent ... Read more...

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Facebooking kids find collecting stamps and marbles ‘boring’


October 11th, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 11 (ANI): A new UK study has revealed that traditional hobbies like collecting stamps and marbles are dying out because modern kids think they are boring.Today's youngsters listed watching ... Read more...

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New Spice Girls movie in the making


July 23rd, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 23 (ANI): A new movie on the British pop girl band Spice Girls is in the making.Band member Emma Bunton was the one who revealed that the new movie ... Read more...

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John Abraham set to watch FIFA World Cup 2010 live


March 4th, 2010 - 2:33 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 4 (IANS) John Abraham is a huge football fan and is all set to watch the FIFA World Cup 2010 live in South Africa. And the actor would be ... Read more...

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Whitney Houston’s performance makes Sydney’s fans leave


February 25th, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 25 (ANI): Singer Whitney Houston is said to have left her fans angry and walking out on her at her Acer Arena concert in Sydney.According to the Daily Telegraph, what ... Read more...

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Recession hits 50-year-old Barbie but not Lego, other heritage brands


December 25th, 2009 - 3:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 25 (ANI): While Barbie is celebrating her 50th birthday this year, the sales of the popular doll are on a decline in the UK.Barbie sales are thought to have slumped ... Read more...

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Spandau Ballet play old favourites on first gig of comeback tour


October 14th, 2009 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 14 (ANI): Brit band Spandau Ballet is said to have wooed fans on the first gig of their comeback tour by playing their old-but-gold favourites.The legendary New Romantics also performed ... Read more...

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Cliff Richard reunites with The Shadows after 20yrs


September 21st, 2009 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 21 (ANI): Sir Cliff Richard reunited with his band 'The Shadows' this weekend for the fist time after 20 years, wearing his trademark shocking pink jacket.The legendary artist, who ruled ... Read more...

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School kids enjoy Red Fort event despite drizzle


August 15th, 2009 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Hundreds of school children dressed in bright colours were the cynosure of all eyes at a wet Independence Day function at the Red Fort here Saturday. They ... Read more...

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Traditional sweets making a comeback in UK


August 12th, 2009 - 3:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 12 (ANI): If reports are to be believed, people have once again started to incline towards old-style sweets like pear drops and rhubarb and custard.It is said that sales ... Read more...

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Ethiopians say ’salaam’ to popular Indian envoy


July 5th, 2009 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Groum Abate Addis Ababa, July 5 (IANS) Ordinary Ethiopians knock on his car window as he drives through the streets of Addis Ababa. They recognise the turbaned Indian envoy instantly and affectionately ... Read more...

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Traditional apple crumble named ”Britain’’s favourite school pudding”


March 4th, 2009 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 4 (ANI): Traditional apple crumble and custard is Britain''s favourite school canteen pudding, says a new research. According to the survey, carried out by online independent education guide www.tom-brown.com , ... Read more...

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Hand-me-up MP3 players spawn new generation of older digital music fans


December 31st, 2008 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 31 (ANI): As teenagers upgrade their digital music players, they hand over the older ones to parents, giving rise to a new generation of older digital music fans.Children pass ... Read more...

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Monty Python’’s dead Parrot sketch dates back to 4th century


November 14th, 2008 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 14 (ANI): Monty Python''s famous Dead Parrot sketch is actually a lot older than it is believed it dates back to Greece in the 4th century.According to historians, the ... Read more...

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Star Wars helmet tipped to be one of top-selling Christmas toys


October 16th, 2008 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 16 (ANI): A list of the most wanted toys for Christmas by kids has a helmet, which allows them to talk like a Star Wars stormtrooper, at the top.The ... Read more...

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Madonna kicks off ‘Sticky and Sweet’ world tour


August 24th, 2008 - 8:48 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 24 (DPA) Material Girl Madonna has kicked off her "Sticky and Sweet" world tour in Cardiff before an estimated 40,000 screaming fans.The Queen of Pop, who turned 50 on Aug ... Read more...

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Tri-coloured Independence Day spectacle at Red Fort (Lead)


August 15th, 2008 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Over 3,000 children standing in the formation of a fluttering national flag cheered loudly as tri-coloured balloons soared high in the grey skies during India's Independence Day ... Read more...

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Bollywood’s golden era comes alive in Kolkata thieves market (Feature)


June 22nd, 2008 - 9:07 am ICT by IANS
By Sreya Basu Kolkata, June 22 (IANS) Kabadi Galli is a dingy, winding lane at the end of Kolkata's famed 'chor bazaar', or thieves market, but unlikely as it may sound, it is ... Read more...

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Narnia beats Harry Potter to claim Kids Ultimate Book title


February 22nd, 2008 - 4:51 pm ICT by admin
London, Feb 22 (ANI): The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe by CS Lewis has been crowned the ultimate kids book, beating one of the books of Harry Potter series.The Lion the ... Read more...

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Jumbo Circus hits Bangalore after six years


January 10th, 2008 - 8:22 pm ICT by admin
Bangalore, Jan 10 (ANI): The Jumbo Circus, one of the oldest remaining circuses in India, has organised its show in Bangalore after six years. With 350 staff and 120 artists, the main ... Read more...

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