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Tendulkar should go out on a high: Imran


September 12th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Legendary Pakistan captain Imran Khan has advised India's batting great Sachin Tendulkar not be at the mercy of the selectors and asked him to ... Read more...

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Most Russians resent Moscow: Survey


September 5th, 2012 - 7:34 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Almost 70 percent of Russians admitted there were "tensions" between Muscovites and residents of other regions, according to a survey by state-run pollster VTsIOM."Two thirds ... Read more...

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Prada designs clothes for the ‘The Great Gatsby’


August 24th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 24 (IANS) Italian fashion designer Miuccia Prada has designed outfits for Baz Luhrmann's "The Great Gatsby".Miuccia Prada, who owns prestigious labels Prada and Miu Miu, admits it ... Read more...

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Jolie’s daughter bags her first movie


August 22nd, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 22 (IANS) Actress Angelina Jolie's four-year-old daughter Vivienne will reportedly play her on-screen child in the upcoming movie "Maleficent".The 37-year-old convinced the filmmakers that her daughter would ... Read more...

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Tibetan PM congratulates India


August 15th, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Aug 15 (IANS) The Tibetan administration in exile here Wednesday congratulated India on its 66th Independence Day and expressed gratitude for the country's support to the Tibetans.At a function ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

‘Heroine’ dialogue on Dubai not meant to demean anyone: Bhandarkar


August 6th, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 6 (IANS) Director Madhur Bhandarkar has come out in the open about the controversy over "Heroine" trailer and says they did not mean to demean anyone."We have ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Olympic fencing: Korean girl falls victim to timing error


July 31st, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Korean fencer who lost a dramatic Olympic semi-final in controversial circumstances Monday likely fell victim to human error or malfunctioning timing equipment, the general ... Read more...

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Olympic fencing: Italy sweeps podium in individual foil


July 29th, 2012 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Italy took all three medals in the women's individual foil fencing competition Saturday, with Elisa Di Francisca beating Arianna Errigo on sudden death in the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Actor needed psychological help to play drug lord


July 25th, 2012 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Miami, July 25 (IANS/EFE) Andres Parra, the Colombian actor who plays the lead character in the television series "Pablo Escobar, el Patron del Mal" (Pablo Escobar: The Boss of Evil) ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Google Glasses great for point-of-view porn’


June 30th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 30 (IANS) A pornography studio wants to make adult films using Google Glasses that can film your life from the point of view of your eyes.Pink Visual spokesman ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Bharat Bandh spells long working hours, loss for TV industry


May 31st, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 31 (IANS) The nationwide shutdown called by opposition parties Thursday against rising prices and inflation forced the television industry here to take a day off spelling extra work ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Agatha will go by UPA’s presidential candidate: Sangma


May 26th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Former Lok Sabha speaker and presidential hopeful P.A. Sangma Saturday said his daughter and union minister Agatha Sangma was not campaigning for him and that ... Read more...

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Neha Dhupia is ‘very choosy’


May 12th, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) Actress Neha Dhupia says she is very choosy, whether it is about picking a dress or signing a new film."I am a very choosy kind ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Eva Mendes proves Hollywood naysayers wrong


May 11th, 2012 - 11:23 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 11 (IANS/EFE) Hispanic film star Eva Mendes is proud of her career after many initially said that her look was not "commercial", she said at the US ... Read more...

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190 was an imposing target: Chris Gayle


April 29th, 2012 - 2:11 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 29 (IANS) Destructive Royal Challengers Bangalore(RCB) batsman Chris Gayle Saturday credited Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) batsmen especially Gautam Gambhir for posting an imposing total which eventually turned ... Read more...

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Sanjay Suri back with film on stifled childhood


April 28th, 2012 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) After basking in the glory of the National Award for "I AM", actor-producer Sanjay Suri returns to the big screen in the role of ... Read more...

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CA, Mahindra set up joint research centre


April 24th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 24 (IANS) Mahindra Satyam and Tech Mahindra have inked an agreement with CA Technologies, a global IT management and security software and solutions company, to set up a ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

US bounty proves India’s point: Congress


April 3rd, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Welcoming the $10 million bounty announced by the US for 26/11 mastermind and Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) chief Hafiz Saeed, the Congress Tuesday said it validates India's ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

South Africa can dominate world cricket: Kirsten


March 29th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, March 29 (IANS) South African coach Gary Kirsten feels the Proteas have the ability to dominate world cricket.Kirsten, who led India to the World Cup in 2011 and the ... Read more...

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Trying to develop young ODI and T20 squads, says Fletcher


March 28th, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, March 28 (IANS) India coach Duncan Fletcher Wednesday said he plans to develop a young ODI and Twenty20 squad and expose them to foreign conditions early in their career."We're ... Read more...

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Black shoes sell less in India: Christian Louboutin


March 24th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 24 (IANS) Black is not the hot favourite colour among shoe lovers in India, says iconic French footwear designer Christian Louboutin, who has recently set up his first ... Read more...

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I-League: Prayag look to avenging defeat


March 23rd, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 23 (IANS) Prayag United will kick-start the I-League campaign after almost a month's break when they host Mumbai FC at the Yuba Bharati Krinangan Saturday looking to avenge ... Read more...

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Multi-starrers are risky: Sajid Khan


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 22 (IANS) The "Housefull 2" cast is called the Dirty Dozen as it boasts of prominent names from Bollywood, but making a multi-starrer is not easy says ... Read more...

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Julia Roberts a ‘big fan’ of Tarsem Singh


March 21st, 2012 - 5:05 am ICT by IANS
London, March 21 (IANS) Oscar-winning actress Julia Roberts has said the chance to work with Indian-origin film director Tarsem Singh was one of the big draws of "Mirror Mirror".Roberts admits ... Read more...

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Pope denounces gay marriage


March 10th, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 10 (IANS) Pope Benedict XVI has denounced gay weddings, terming them as "powerful political and cultural currents seeking to alter the legal definition of marriage".The pope urged US ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Selena’s widower publishes memoir


March 3rd, 2012 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, March 3 (IANS/EFE) The guitarist who was married to the singer Selena when she was murdered in 1995 has published a book telling the story of his love ... Read more...

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‘Least viable’ Australian Grand Prix could be dropped: Ecclestone


March 1st, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, March 1 (IANS) Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone says Australian Grand Prix is the "least viable" of all the races on the calendar and its organisers must make necessary ... Read more...

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Octavia Spencer wins best supporting actress


February 27th, 2012 - 9:57 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 27 (IANS) Octavia Spencer was overwhelmed as her name was announced for best supporting actress winner's trophy at the 84th Academy Awards here for her role as ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Edible bottles could replace plastic waste


February 23rd, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 23 (IANS) Fancy a bottle that could be as edible and tasty as its contents and get rid of the plastic waste that such products currently generate. Harvard ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Will find way out of Supreme Court verdict: Birla


February 14th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 14 (IANS) Aditya Birla group Chairman Kumar Mangalam Birla Tuesday said the Supreme Court's order cancelling 2G licences is unfortunate and his telecom service provider Idea Cellular will ... Read more...

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Princess Diana’s life to be made into a movie


February 6th, 2012 - 9:04 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 6 (IANS) Princess Diana's life is set to be made into a movie, and producer Stephen Evans is lining up a Hollywood actress to play the late ... Read more...

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Don’t feel the need to pass the baton on: Hussey


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 22 (IANS) Australia's veteran middle-order batsman Mike Hussey doesn't feel the responsibility to pass the baton on and said youngsters must earn their place in the side.The 36-year-old, ... Read more...

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Octavia Spencer wins best supporting actress Golden Globe


January 16th, 2012 - 10:23 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 16 (IANS) Octavia Spencer picked the best supporting actress trophy at the 69th Golden Globes award ceremony here for her role as a big-mouthed maid in "The ... Read more...

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Direct land purchase for industry won’t work: Stiglitz


January 11th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 11 (IANS) Nobel laureate economist Joseph Stiglitz Wednesday said the West Bengal government's model of direct purchase of land from land owners to set up big plants ... Read more...

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India break quicker than anyone when going gets tough: Haddin


January 9th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 9 (IANS) Australian wicket-keeper batsman feels India "break quicker than any other team in the world" when things are not going their way.Haddin's remark comes in the ... Read more...

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