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Can’t thank our teachers enough: B-town on Teachers Day


September 5th, 2012 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 5 (IANS) Teachers play an important role in shaping our personalities and Bollywood celebrities like Bipasha Basu, Madhur Bhandarkar and Anupam Kher admit it and thank their ... Read more...

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Former BCCI chief P.M. Rungta passes away (Second Lead)


July 13th, 2012 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Purshottam Rungta, former president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), died here Thursday after a prolonged illness. He was 84.Rungta was the ... Read more...

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Kardashian reads books, to impress boyfriend


June 1st, 2012 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 1 (IANS) Socialite Kim Kardashian is busy reading philosophy, so she can impress her rapper-boyfriend Kanye West.Kardashian is reading West's favourite 19th century philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche."Kim's desperate ... Read more...

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Theron hates pretentious actors


May 20th, 2012 - 2:20 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 20 (IANS) Actress Charlize Theron doesn't like the company of pretentious actors. She believes in simple living."I hate actors who come and quote (philosopher poet Friedrich) Nietzsche. ... Read more...

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James Cameron to help in Chinese 3D film


April 22nd, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 22 (IANS) A team of "Titanic" director James Cameron, also behind the success of sci-fi blockbuster "Avatar", will assist in shooting "The Art of War", a 3D ... Read more...

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‘Stone mining threatens ancient cave site in Kashmir’


April 19th, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 19 (IANS) Two ancient caves in central Kashmir's Badgam district Thursday became the focus of a group of migrant Kashmiri Pandits seeking preservation of ancient, heritage sites in ... Read more...

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Maoist leader’s wife freed, Odisha hostage crisis continues (Second Lead)


April 10th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 10 (IANS) An Italian and an Odisha legislator continued to be in the custody of Maoists Tuesday even as a top rebel's wife - whose release from jail ... Read more...

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Maoist leader’s wife freed from jail (Lead)


April 10th, 2012 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 10 (IANS) Subhashree Das, wife of Maoist leader Sabyasachi Panda, was released Tuesday from a jail in Odisha after a court acquitted her in a 2003 shootout case ... Read more...

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Radhasoami members flock to Agra


January 25th, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Jan 25 (IANS) Braving the winter chill, hundreds of thousands of followers of the Radhasoami sect began a two-day meeting Wednesday in this Taj Mahal city of Agra, witnesses ... Read more...

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President Patil to visit Visva Bharati Tuesday


November 28th, 2011 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 28 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil, who arrived in Kolkata Monday, will visit Visva Bharati University at Santiniketan in West Bengal's Birbhum district Tuesday.Patil was received at the ... Read more...

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It’s a baby girl for Carla, Sarkozy


October 20th, 2011 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 20 (IANS) Nicolas Sarkozy has become a father for the fourth time after wife and former supermodel Carla Bruni gave birth to a girl, the first child born ... Read more...

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‘Harry Potter’ fan to auction Rowling’s boots


September 20th, 2011 - 2:11 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 20 (IANS) A "Harry Potter" fan is set to auction the boots that author J.K. Rowling wore while writing the first book of the series.Emily Waldo was just ... Read more...

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‘Harry Potter’ breaks US midnight box office record


July 16th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 16 (IANS) "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2", the final movie of the popular boy wizard, has set a new US box office record after ... Read more...

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Watson parties at pole dancing club


July 14th, 2011 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
New York, July 14 (IANS) "Harry Potter" actress Emma Watson partied at a pole dancing club to celebrate the end of the popular film franchise.Watson, who played Hermione Granger in ... Read more...

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No more Harry Potter for Radcliffe!


July 12th, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 12 (IANS) Daniel Radcliffe's role in the Harry Potter franchise turned him into a star, but the actor will not play the same character again as he feels ... Read more...

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Radcliffe became dependent on alcohol


July 5th, 2011 - 7:34 am ICT by IANS
London, July 5 (IANS) Actor Daniel Radcliffe revealed he became dependent on alcohol when he was 18 while struggling to cope with the pressures of fame.The 22-year-old actor, who rose ... Read more...

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J.K. Rowling announces e-books, Pottermore


June 23rd, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by BNO News
LONDON (BNO NEWS) -- J.K. Rowling, the British author best known as the creator of the Harry Potter fantasy series, on Thursday announced the launch of 'Pottermore', a free-to-use website which builds ... Read more...

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Carla Bruni-Sarkozy expecting a boy: Report


May 23rd, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 23 (IANS) French First Lady Carla Bruni-Sarkozy is expecting a boy, a media report said Monday quoting a close friend of President Nicolas Sarkozy.The revelation comes just days ... Read more...

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Daily crime thriller a production nightmare: Producer


April 13th, 2011 - 9:17 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Searching for new ideas and bringing them to the small screen in daily crime thriller "Surya - The Super Cop" was like a production nightmare ... Read more...

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Babies’ learning abilities more powerful than best computers


February 25th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 25 (ANI): A new study claims that young babies have learning abilities that can outperform even scientists and the most advanced computers.'Our research shows that even the youngest babies have ... Read more...

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Movie to be made on J.K. Rowling’s life


February 17th, 2011 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 17 (IANS) "Harry Potter" author J.K. Rowling's life story is to be turned into a movie.Rowling - who went from being a single mother receiving state benefits to ... Read more...

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Sex strike urged to end Belgium’s political deadlock


February 8th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 8 (ANI): In order to break Belgian's nearly eight-month political deadlock, a senator has suggested that negotiators should stay away from having sex.According to De Morgen newspaper, Marleen Temmerman said ... Read more...

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Gautam Ghose’s next film an English-Hindi bilingual


December 21st, 2010 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 21 (IANS) Still riding high on the success of his "Moner Manush", Bengali filmmaker Gautam Ghose Tuesday said his next venture would be a bilingual in English and Hindi about ... Read more...

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I slept on floor for months for ‘Moner Manush’ role: Prosenjit


December 4th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 4 (IANS) Bengali actor Prosenjit Chatterjee says he had shunned a life of luxury for five months during which he slept and ate on the floor to get into the ... Read more...

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Mentally ill man climbs up Howrah Bridge


December 3rd, 2010 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 2 (IANS) Traffic slowed to a crawl and pedestrians had a harrowing time Thursday as a mentally ill man climbed atop the Howrah Bridge here and threatened to jump into ... Read more...

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Harry Potter limited first edition book stolen


November 15th, 2010 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 15 (IANS) A limited first edition of a Harry Potter book worth over $9,500 has been stolen from an art gallery.The rare copy of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone ... Read more...

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Emma Watson reveals she nearly quit Harry Potter film series at 16


November 14th, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 14 (ANI): Harry Potter star Emma Watson has revealed that she nearly quit the film series at the age of 16 because she felt trapped by the 'horrible' filming schedule.The ... Read more...

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Dan Radcliffe in Facebook campaign


October 1st, 2010 - 2:01 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 1, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): It is official now. There are only 50 days left for the exclusive and theatrical release of the final Harry Potter flick. It is called Harry ... Read more...

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Ayn Rand fan ‘writes’ world’s longest 12000-mile message with GPS logger


August 14th, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 14 (ANI): Meet author Ayn Rand's biggest fan - a man who drove more than 12,000 miles to write 'Read Ayn Rand' with his GPS logger.Nick Newcomen drove 12,328 miles ... Read more...

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Anjan Srivastava To Join SAB’s ‘Mrs. and Mr. Sharma Allahabad Wale’


July 29th, 2010 - 10:05 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 29, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Veteran actor Anjan Srivastava will soon be seen in "Mrs. and Mr. Sharma Allahabad Wale', the comedy show of SAB TV. He will appear as ... Read more...

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Kareena and I bonded big time: Delnaz Paul


July 7th, 2010 - 9:31 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 7 (IANS) Bubbly actress Delnaz Paul, who is playing Kareena Kapoor's close friend in the forthcoming movie "Milenge Milenge", says during shooting the two clicked instantly and had a ... Read more...

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Advani condoles demise of Jain sage


May 9th, 2010 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, May 9 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Sunday condoled the demise of Acharya Sree Mahapragya, the 10th acharya of the Jain Swetambar Terapanth Samaj. The 90-year-old sage died ... Read more...

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People of Siliguri celebrate Nobel laureate Tagore’s birthday


May 8th, 2010 - 7:44 pm ICT by ANI
Siliguri, May 8 (ANI): People in Siliguri celebrated the 150th birthday of the Nobel laureate, Rabindranath Tagore, by organising a painting exhibition.A group of local painters on Friday got together and named ... Read more...

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Famed Tibetan writer held for organizing Yushu quake donations


April 27th, 2010 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Apr.27 (ANI): The leading Tibetan intellectual, a writer, publisher and philosopher, long seen as close to China's ruling Communist Party, has been arrested after organizing private donations for this month's earthquake. ... Read more...

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Bollywood to usher in new year in Nepal


April 13th, 2010 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 13 (IANS) When Nepal ushers in the Nepali new year 2067 Wednesday with much fanfare and feasting, joining in the celebrations will be a popular visitor from across the border ... Read more...

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