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‘Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter’ bad adaptation of good novel (Movie Review)


July 13th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter"; Cast: Benjamin Walker, Rufus Sewell, Dominic Cooper; Director: Timur Bekmambetov; Rating: 2.5/5Whether you like the film or not would depend on your sensibilities. If you are ... Read more...

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Test cricket here to stay: Sri Lankan cricket novelist


October 4th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 4 (IANS) Test cricket is here to stay despite the swing in its fortunes brought on by the growing popularity of the shorter ties and the Twenty20 ... Read more...

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Anarkali, shaken not stirred - cocktail wisdom (With Image) (IANS Books)


May 20th, 2011 - 10:12 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) A good cocktail, whether an Anarkali or James Bond's Classic Dry Martini, is worth a million on the summer menu. If you want to get ... Read more...

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Revered but not read, is Tagore reserve of the purist?


May 10th, 2011 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 10 (IANS) He's a cult figure, fuelling the pride of not just Bengalis but Indians all over even 70 years after his death. But, for youth of ... Read more...

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European Human Rights court rulings making UK ’safe heaven’ for foreign terrorists’


February 4th, 2011 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 4 (ANI): Human Rights rulings have made Britain a 'safe haven' for foreign terrorists, the independent reviewer of anti-terror laws has warned.The Daily Mail quoted Lord Carlile as saying ... Read more...

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“I Had Ajay Devgn In My Mind For The Role Of Ronit Roy In Udaan”: Vikramaditya


July 13th, 2010 - 12:38 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 13, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Vikramaditya Motwane, whose maiden venture as a director Udaan, produced by Anurag Kashyap, is all set for release next week, tells Jyothi Venkatesh that his economics ... Read more...

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Anna Wintour Upfront On ‘60 Minutes’ With Morley Safer


May 31st, 2010 - 9:10 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 31, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Anna Wintour, the editor-in-chief of American Vogue for the last 21 years and, possibly, the most commanding female in fashion, spoke to Morley Safer on ... Read more...

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Redford against behind-the-scene DVDs of movies


April 6th, 2010 - 1:47 am ICT by IANS
London, April 6 (IANS) Hollywood legend Robert Redford has revealed he is against the idea of a behind-the-scene DVD feature for an outing because giving fans access to cinema secrets ruins "the ... Read more...

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Talat Mahmood’s daughter pays homage to him in Poland


May 9th, 2009 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
By Surender Bhutani Warsaw, May 9 (IANS) It was on this day 10 years ago that legendary singer Talat Mahmood died. At that time his daughter Sabina, who lives in Poland, had not ... Read more...

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Chennai remembers Semmangudi Srinivasa Iyer with 100-hour concert


August 4th, 2008 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 4 (IANS) Lovers of Carnatic music here are marking the birth centenary of legendary musician Semmangudi Srinivasa Iyer with a hundred-hour concert. The event, organised by the Global Carnatic Music ... Read more...

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Give me a Lalit Modi, please, instead of Allen Stanford (Commentary)


June 14th, 2008 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
By V. Krishnaswamy Trawling through the net, I came across pictures of Sir Allen Stanford getting out of a black chopper bearing his name and on to the Nursery Ground at Lord's. And ... Read more...

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Texan billionaire stuns ECB by calling Test cricket boring


June 12th, 2008 - 4:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 12 (ANI): Texan billionaire Allen Stanford offered Englands cricketers the greatest win bonus in the history of team sport, then declared that the Test cricket is boring, causing embarrassment ... Read more...

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Modern dances only exercise of body: Saroja Devi


May 24th, 2008 - 11:50 am ICT by admin
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Saroja Devi, considered a living legend of Bharatanatyam dance, feels modern Indian dances lack devotion and are mere "exercises of the body, but not of ... Read more...

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