retrospect

Bhandarkar on jury of Cairo film fest


September 6th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 6 (IANS) Acclaimed Indian director Madhur Bhandarkar has been invited at the 35th Cairo International Film Festival, starting Nov 27, to judge a segment.Bhandarkar has been chosen ... Read more...

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I’m fuelled up, ready for challenges, says Hrithik post ‘Agneepath’ success


January 30th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 30 (IANS) Hrithik Roshan has tasted big success after a long time with "Agneepath" and the Bollywood heartthrob says the overwhelming response to the movie has motivated ... Read more...

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Gervais vows not to host Golden Globes again


January 18th, 2012 - 9:34 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 18 (IANS) British comedian Ricky Gervais says he will not host the Golden Globe awards again, despite admitting he "had a blast" during his latest presenting stint.The ... Read more...

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Kannada film industry looks up: Success ratio up (2011 In Retrospect)


December 28th, 2011 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, December 28 (IANS) The Kannada film industry said cheers, thanks to Darshan's "Saarathi" and Punith Rajkumar starrers "Hudugaru" and "Paramathma". If these biggies set the ... Read more...

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Box-office business - a bleak streak for Tamil filmdom (2011 In Retrospect)


December 27th, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 27 (IANS) The Tamil film industry, true to its prolific image, has churned out as many as 135 films this year. But the disappointing news: despite the spiralling ... Read more...

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BJP asks Manmohan to review talks with Pakistan


May 4th, 2011 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to review his decision to restore peace talks with Pakistan after Osama bin ... Read more...

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Indian candidate target of racist remarks in Canada, rival apologises


April 30th, 2011 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 30 (IANS) A Canadian candidate for the May 2 parliamentary elections has apologised for accusing his Indian-origin opponent of running his campaign "like Indian politicians."Cam Stewart of the ... Read more...

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F1 boss hints at having permanent Melbourne track


March 17th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar. 17 (ANI): The Australian Grand Prix could continue beyond 2015 with a permanent circuit in Melbourne, hinted formula one boss Bernie Ecclestone.Ecclestone said that a state-of-the-art F1 circuit could be ... Read more...

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IIFA to hold Raj Kapoor film festival in Toronto


March 4th, 2011 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 4 (IANS) The 12th International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) weekend, to be held in Toronto this year, will organise a Raj Kapoor retrospect."I have been part of ... Read more...

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Witherspoon feels ’so lucky to have love scenes with Pattinson’


February 21st, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 21 (ANI): Reese Witherspoon, who stars opposite Robert Pattinson in the upcoming film 'Water for Elephants', has said that she is so 'lucky' to have love scenes with the ... Read more...

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Rumsfeld unapologetic about US going to war against Iraq


February 3rd, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.3 (ANI): Sounding characteristically tough and defiant in his 800-page autobiography "Known and Unknown," former US Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld remains largely unapologetic about his overall handling of the Iraq ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh in spotlight, but for wrong reasons (2010 in Retrospect)


December 30th, 2010 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
By Sujeet Kumar Raipur, Dec 30 (IANS) It marked a decade of its formation, but 2010 was also a black mark year for Chhattisgarh that found itself in the spotlight for all ... Read more...

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Land, mining and sex scandals mar Karnataka (Lead, 2010 in Retrospect)


December 30th, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
By V.S. Karnic Bangalore, Dec 30 (IANS) Polls, political instability and scandals over land, mining and sex - these three topics dominated Karnataka in 2010.More than half the state, 17 of 30 ... Read more...

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Land, mining and sex scandals mar Karnataka’s image (2010 in Retrospect)


December 30th, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
By V.S. Karnic Bangalore, Dec 30 (IANS) Three topics dominated Karnataka in 2010 - polls, political instability and scandals over land, mining and sex.More than half the state, 17 of 30 districts, ... Read more...

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Economy revives but inflation, reforms sore points (2010 in Retrospect)


December 29th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
By Gyanendra Kumar Keshri New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) The year's first three quarters with over 8.5 percent growth marked a revival of the Indian economy in 2010, but the year also ... Read more...

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A year to cherish for India’s athletes (2010 in Retrospect)


December 28th, 2010 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
By Avishek Roy New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) A truly spectacular year for Indian sport that brought record medal hauls at the Commonwealth Games and the Asian Games, 2010 ended with Saina ... Read more...

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Bollywood spine chillers fail to scare (2010 in Retrospect)


December 26th, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
By Robin Bansal New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) Spirits, curses, witches and black magic - nothing could send shivers down the audience's spine despite close to a dozen horror outings hitting the ... Read more...

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Fairly satisfactory year for Indian cue sports (2010 in Retrospect)


December 25th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar Chennai, Dec 25 (IANS) To say the least, it has been a fairly satisfactory year for Indian cueists, notably Pankaj Advani, the country's No.1 exponent. Although only 25, Advani has ... Read more...

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(After 11) Literature scene in India at a glance (To go with Literature: 2010 in Retrospect)


December 24th, 2010 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) The world of books and litterateurs in India was abuzz with lots of activity, launches and awards. While the Hay Festival debuted in scenic Kerala, grand old ... Read more...

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A quick look at India’s 2010 art gallery (To go with Art: 2010 in Retrospect)


December 21st, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) Here's a look at what made news in Indian art in 2010:- Anish Kapoor Retrospective at National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA), Mehboob Studio (Delhi, Mumbai)- Artiger: ... Read more...

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Handful of hits, big duds jolt Bollywood (2010 in Retrospect)


December 17th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
(Attn Editors: This is the first of the Yearenders IANS will move, covering the fields of entertainment, business, sports, diplomacy, environment, literature, art and politics.)By Robin Bansal New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) ... Read more...

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Bigg Boss 4 day 73: Samir is miffed with Khali that he doesn’t cook properly


December 17th, 2010 - 2:58 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Mumbai, Dec 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Since Khali wasn’t performing his duties as a captain properly so Bigg Boss had asked him to vacant the position and he had also asked Khali to ... Read more...

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Montag regrets cosmetic surgery


November 18th, 2010 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 18 (IANS) Reality TV star Heidi Montag regrets going in for cosmetic surgeries and says she feels she was "misled" by her surgeon.Montag underwent 10 procedures in one day, ... Read more...

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David Arquette says sorry in his tweet for revealing too much about his marital life


October 16th, 2010 - 12:29 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Oct 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) David Arquette revealed a bit too much on Howard Stern’s radio show on Tuesday. And as a result David has found himself in a new “mess”.The ... Read more...

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Jagger was too possessive: Richards


October 15th, 2010 - 7:25 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Oct 15 (IANS) Singer Keith Richards has revealed that it was "very difficult" to be friend with Rolling Stones bandmate Mick Jagger due to his possessiveness.In his autobiography, "Life", ... Read more...

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David Arquette apologizes for going public about his crumbling marriage


October 14th, 2010 - 3:35 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct 14 (ANI): David Arquette is now apologizing for going public about his personal life.The actor thinks that he shouldn't have talked about his crumbling marriage and lack of sex ... Read more...

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Regret going public about marital problems: Arquette


October 14th, 2010 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 14 (IANS) Actor-director David Arquette has apologised for going public about his crumbling marriage with Courteney Cox."I went on Howard Stern to provide clarity and honesty about what ... Read more...

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Stephen Hawking, a Simpsons character?


September 11th, 2010 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 11 (IANS) Noted British physicist Stephen Hawking, who avoids people asking questions, has said there is a common misconception that he is a "Simpsons character". When asked what distracts him?, Hawking ... Read more...

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Cherie had an ‘incredible instinct’ for offending people, says Tony Blair


September 2nd, 2010 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 2 (ANI): Former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair has revealed in his memoirs that wife Cherie had an 'incredible instinct' for offending people, especially the powerful ones.Blair sought to dispel ... Read more...

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Justin Bieber’s Hairstyle Sweeps Nation, High Cost To Tween Boys


May 7th, 2010 - 4:24 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
May 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a Nation that is ridden with poverty, and a crashing economy, perhaps one of the very many luxuries that seem, well frankly silly, is the fact ... Read more...

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Hugh Hefner ready to settle down for good


April 13th, 2010 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 13 (ANI): Hugh Hefner is no longer interested in having multiple girlfriends, instead he just wants to stick with new love Crystal Harris.Hefner, 84, found new love with his ... Read more...

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Congress admits divisions within on Telangana


December 14th, 2009 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) The Congress admitted Monday that it was plagued by divisions on the proposed state of Telangana. Party spokesman Shakeel Ahmed also agreed in retrospect that the ... Read more...

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UK trainee loses job after mail on office’s most attractive men goes viral!


December 12th, 2009 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 12 (ANI): A female trainee at a top British firm handed in her resignation after forwarding a cheeky email about choosing the "fittest" boy at the workplace.Holly Leam-Taylor, of Staines, ... Read more...

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Aniston was like a sister: ‘Friends’ co-star


October 13th, 2009 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 13 (IANS) Actor James Michael Tyler, who played the coffee shop owner Gunther in the hit series "Friends", says that Jennifer Ansiton was like a sister to him. "Jennifer was much ... Read more...

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Foxx terrified by stalker


September 1st, 2009 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 1 (IANS) Oscar-winning actor Jamie Foxx was so shocked after a man tried to break into his Philadelphia hotel suite that he can't go to a bar without eyeing the ... Read more...

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