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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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Now, read about Bengali detective Byomkesh in English (IANS Book Review)


August 11th, 2012 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Book: "The Rhythm of Riddles: Three Byomkesh Mystery Stories"; Author: Saradindu Bandopadhyay; Publisher: Penguin Books India; Pages: 196; Price: Rs.199The publication of a collection of three translated stories of Bengali writer ... Read more...

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Sylvester Stallone hires private investigator


July 19th, 2012 - 3:13 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 19 (IANS) Actor Sylvester Stallone has hired a private investigator to find out how his 36-year-old son, Sage, died.He was found unresponsive Friday at his Studio ... Read more...

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28 journalists involved in phone hacking scandal


November 15th, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 15 (IANS) At least 28 journalists were involved in the News of the World phone hacking scandal that ultimately forced owner Rupert Murdoch to shut down the ... Read more...

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Hugh Grant gets the court ruling in his favor in the hacking scandal


July 20th, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actor Hugh Grant scored a major victory when he managed to get a court ruling in his favor in the infamous hacking scandal. Now the London’s Metropolitan ... Read more...

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‘Humbled’ Murdoch denies responsibility for phone hacking (Lead)


July 20th, 2011 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
London, July 19 (IANS) Media baron Rupert Murdoch, who appeared Tuesday at an hearing by a British parliamentary committee over the phone hacking scandal, said that he could not be ... Read more...

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Rebekah Brooks arrested over phone-hacking allegations (Lead)


July 17th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 17 (IANS) Rebekah Brooks, the ex-chief executive of the News International (NI), was arrested Sunday by police probing the allegations of phone hacking by the News of ... Read more...

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Rebekah Brooks arrested?


July 17th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 17 (IANS) Police investigating the News of the World phone hacking scandal Sunday arrested a 43-year-old woman who is believed to be Rebekah Brooks, ex-chief executive ... Read more...

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Ex-deputy editor of News of the World arrested


July 14th, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 14 (IANS) A former deputy editor of the News Of The World tabloid was Thursday arrested in the phone hacking case, Sky News reported.Police swooped in at the ... Read more...

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Final News of the World issue costs 30 pounds on eBay


July 11th, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 11 (IANS) The "historic" final edition of the News of the World - that was published for the last time Sunday - now reportedly costs up to 30 ... Read more...

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I failed to probe phone hacking: British cop


July 10th, 2011 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 10 (IANS) A senior Scotland Yard official has said his failure to fully investigate into the News of the World phone hacking scandal damaged the reputation of the ... Read more...

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Thank you and goodbye, says News of the World


July 10th, 2011 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 10 (IANS) "Thank you & goodbye", says the last edition of the News of the World that was published Sunday. The 168-year-old tabloid shut down following a ... Read more...

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News of the World ex-editor arrested over phone hacking (Lead)


July 8th, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 8 (IANS) Former News of the World editor Andy Coulson was arrested Friday over allegations of phone hacking and corruption, BBC reported.The arrest came at a time ... Read more...

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Judge to lead News of the World hacking inquiry: Cameron


July 8th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 8 (IANS) The probe into the phone hacking scandal at the News of the World, a 168-year-old paper that closes down Sunday, will be led by a ... Read more...

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News of the World ex-editor may be arrested over phone hacking


July 8th, 2011 - 10:40 am ICT by IANS
London, July 8 (IANS) A former editor of the News of the World is currently facing arrest over charges of phone hacking, even as reports emerged that Sunday's edition would ... Read more...

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British charity cuts ties with daily over hacking


July 7th, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 7 (IANS) A British charity has cut ties with the country's top selling newspaper amid claims that it may have hacked into the mobile phones of bereaved military ... Read more...

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Kate Middleton’s phone hacked?


June 9th, 2011 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 9 (IANS) The mobile phone of Kate Middleton, duchess of Cambridge and Prince William's wife, was reportedly hacked by a private investigator working for a newspaper, a ... Read more...

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Rooney ‘may have been victim of phone-hacking’


April 29th, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 29 (ANI): England and Manchester United star Wayne Rooney has revealed that he may have been a victim of phone hacking. Wayne Rooney revealed on Twitter that he had been ... Read more...

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Royal Family drawn into phone-hacking scandal


April 10th, 2011 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 10 (ANI): Prince Andrew's daughters are among the latest high-profile figures to have been pulled into the News International phone-hacking affair.Princesses Eugenie and Beatrice are suspected targets of the media ... Read more...

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News of World journalists arrested over phone hacking scandal


April 6th, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 6 (ANI): Chief reporter Neville Thurlbeck, and former assistant editor Ian Edmondson of at News of World have been arrested over phone hacking as Sienna Miller won a High ... Read more...

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Charlie Sheen can’t find porn star to serve her with extortion lawsuit


March 15th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 15 (ANI): Actor Charlie Sheen has been complaining that he can't find a certain porn star that he would like to serve with an extortion lawsuit.The porn star in ... Read more...

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Lindsay to star in ‘Escaping The Game’


February 22nd, 2011 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 22 (IANS) After her rehab stint, actress Lindsay Lohan has reportedly signed on to take a lead role in "Escaping The Game" about celebrities unable to handle fame.The film ... Read more...

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Tiger Woods’ ex-mistress offered $1m to work at brothel


February 4th, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 4 (ANI): Tiger Woods' former mistress Rachel Uchitel has been offered 1 million dollars to work at the notorious Moonlite Bunny Ranch in Nevada.Dennis Hof, the brothel's owner, rang ... Read more...

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Cameron’s communications chief quits Number 10 post over phone hacking scandal


January 22nd, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 22 (ANI): Downing Street communications chief Andy Coulson has resigned amid growing controversy over his role in a phone hacking scandal while he was a British tabloid editor.Coulson confirmed his ... Read more...

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Retired NYPD cop makes his living as a teen spy!


January 17th, 2011 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan 17 (ANI): A retired NYPD cop has found a new way to keep an eye on people's misdeeds and earn daily wages at the same time.Andy Spieler dubbed the ... Read more...

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News of the World Suspends News Editor for Phone Hacking Scandal


January 6th, 2011 - 2:19 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Jan 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) After what are being called “serious allegations” of phone hacking, an executive from the British tabloid, News of the World has been suspended. The Assistant News Editor, Ian ... Read more...

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Brit-Indian honeymooner Dewani ‘cleared’ of role in 2nd person’s murder in 2007


December 31st, 2010 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Town, Dec 31 (ANI): Shrien Dewani, the Brit-Indian millionaire accused of conspiring to murder his wife Anni during their honeymoon in Cape Town, has been 'cleared' of allegations that he murdered ... Read more...

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Brit-Indian honeymooner’s kin claim Dewani attempted to trace wife after abduction


December 19th, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 19 (ANI): Relatives of the Brit-Indian businessman whose wife was killed during their honeymoon in Cape Town have spoken of his 'frantic' attempts to trace her after she was kidnapped.The ... Read more...

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UK watchdog launches probe into vital messages missing en route to India


December 19th, 2010 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 19 (ANI): The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO), Britain's privacy watchdog, has launched an investigation into claims that vital emails between senior executives and journalists on the News of the ... Read more...

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Preview: Manmadan Ambu: Kamal Hassan Ready To Shoot Multiple Arrows


December 17th, 2010 - 10:40 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Movie: Manmadan AmbuCast:  Kamal Hassan, R. Madhavan, Trisha Krishnan, Ramesh Arvind, Snageetha, OviyaDirector: K.S. RavikumarGenre: Romantic ComedyRelease date: 23rd Dec’ 2010Kamal Hassan is another superstar who has not only done some ... Read more...

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The Harsh Reality For Sheree Whitfield


November 15th, 2010 - 9:48 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Looks like 'Real Housewives of Atlanta' star Sheree Whitfield just cannot stay out of the news for too long. On the Sunday night episode of the ... Read more...

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New Zealand man, daughter convicted of incest conspiracy


November 6th, 2010 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, Nov 6 (IANS) A 58-year-old man and his 41-year-old daughter in New Zealand have been convicted of planning a sexual relationship, a media report said Saturday.The accused, jointly charged ... Read more...

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Rooney Mara Gets A Complete Makeover For “The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo”


October 20th, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The American actress Rooney Mara who bagged the much coveted role of private investigator Lisbeth Salander in "The Girl with The Dragon Tattoo" is leaving no ... Read more...

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Rudranil Ghosh: The Leading Man of Buddhadeb Ghosh’s next film


October 7th, 2010 - 5:45 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 7, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Buddhadeb Ghosh has finished casting for his next venture “Anwar Er Aschorjo Kahini” (“The Strange Tale of Anwar”). According to reliable sources, the director has cast ... Read more...

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Die Hard director goes to jail for perjury


October 5th, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 5 (ANI): John McTiernan, director of the Die Hard films, has been sentenced to one year in prison for perjury.McTiernan was also involved in lying to officials in a wiretapping ... Read more...

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