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Ganesha immersion, Telangana bandh won’t upset ‘Rebel’ release


September 20th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 20 (IANS) Actor Prabhas-starrer Telugu action film "Rebel" will release Sep 28 as scheduled and will not be deferred in view of Ganesha immersion or Telangana shutdown, confirmed ... Read more...

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Pakistani dailies wonder about Swiss letter saga


August 28th, 2012 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 28 (IANS) What next, wondered Pakistani dailies Tuesday after Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf got three more weeks to write to Swiss authorities to reopen corruption cases against ... Read more...

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Russell Brand victim of death hoax


August 28th, 2012 - 5:14 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 28 (IANS) British comedian Russell Brand is the latest celebrity to become a victim of a death hoax.Reports on the web suggested he had died in a ... Read more...

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Northeast exodus hits Bangalore’s private security sector


August 18th, 2012 - 1:55 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 18 (IANS) Rumors of attack on people from northeast in Bangalore leading to an exodus from the city is taking its toll on private security agencies guarding IT ... Read more...

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Pakistan could do without electing yet another PM: Daily


August 4th, 2012 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 4 (IANS) Pakistan could do "without the headache of electing yet another short-term PM", said a leading daily Saturday.An editorial in the Dawn said that the Contempt of ... Read more...

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No ban on women shopping alone in Pakistan


July 22nd, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 22 (IANS) Officials in Pakistan's northwest tribal region have refuted media reports that said women have been banned from going out for shopping alone during the holy month ... Read more...

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Rihanna’s huge order forces eatery to close


July 10th, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 10 (IANS) Singer Rihanna, who performed at the Barclaycard Wireless Festival, recently ordered so much food from a Portuguese restaurant that they had to close the shop."Rihanna ... Read more...

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No item number for Rajinikanth in ‘Talaash’


July 7th, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 7 (IANS) "Talaash" director Reema Kagti has denied that Rajinikanth is being roped in for a song-and-dance sequence in the movie -- a rumour that has left ... Read more...

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Danny O’Donoghue denies that he is romancing Bo Bruce


June 6th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, June 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Danny O’Donoghue has denied that he is romancing Bo Bruce. The news has been confirmed by Danny’s friend who says that Danny found the romance rumor as ... Read more...

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At last, a tool to help men who hate shopping (The Funny Side - IANS introduces a new weekly column by Hong Kong-based humour writer Nury Vittachi)


June 2nd, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
REAL MEN DON'T SHOP. We make incursions into enemy territory. 1) Locate supermarket. 2) Access aisles. 3) Liberate beer. 4) Return to base. 5) Mission accomplished. Cheers!During the mission, our ... Read more...

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Cheryl offered 10mn pounds for ‘American Idol’?


May 25th, 2012 - 9:08 am ICT by IANS
London, May 25 (IANS) Singer Cheryl Cole has reportedly been offered 10 million pounds to join the judges' panel of singing reality show "American Idol".Cole is said to have been ... Read more...

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Sealed stands released for IPL qualifier and final


May 24th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 24 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu Cricket Association (TNCA) heaved a sigh of relief after the Madras High Court Thursday upheld their plea to permit them to open the ... Read more...

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Pomersbach’s lawyer denies he has confessed (Second Lead, Superseding earlier story)


May 21st, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Counsel of Luke Pomersbach, the Australian player of IPL team Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), Monday denied that the cricketer had confessed to police of having ... Read more...

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For Rana Daggubati, Bipasha just a friend


April 30th, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 30 (IANS) The rumour that Rana Daggubati and Bipasha Basu are dating has been making the rounds ever since the two paired up for "Dum Maaro Dum", ... Read more...

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Cowell, Price had a fling?


April 25th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 25 (IANS) Music mogul Simon Cowell reportedly once had a fling with British glamour model Katie Price."There are people around who are 100 percent sure that Simon and ... Read more...

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Salman to play travel guide? (Movie Snippets)


March 26th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 26 (IANS) Salman Khan is set to don a new role - that of a travel guide.Now whether the role is that in a movie or in ... Read more...

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I’m still single: Nargis Fakhri


March 26th, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 26 (IANS) Pakistani-American actress Nargis Fakhri rubbishes rumours of a romantic link-up with Shahid Kapoor and says she is still single."That was pretty interesting because I woke ... Read more...

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Lopez blames wedding rumours on hacker


March 16th, 2012 - 6:59 am ICT by IANS
London, March 16 (IANS) Actress and singer Jennifer Lopez has blamed an internet hacker for spreading rumours suggesting she is to wed her new dancer boyfriend.Gossips spread when a ... Read more...

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Mulayam summons UP police chief, chief secretary over violence (Second Lead)


March 9th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 9 (IANS) Rattled by incidents of violence in many parts of Uttar Pradesh and worried at them being attributed to workers of his victorious Samajwadi Party (SP), ... Read more...

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Mayawati’s officials out to taint SP’s image: Akhilesh (Lead)


March 9th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 9 (IANS) Pushed on the backfoot by reports of hooliganism by his party workers in several parts of Uttar Pradesh, Samajwadi Party (SP) president Akhilesh Yadav Friday ... Read more...

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BSP officials out to taint SP’s image, says Akhilesh Yadav


March 9th, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 9 (IANS) Amid reports of hooliganism by Samajwadi Party supporters in several parts of the state, party president Akhilesh Yadav Friday accused "mischief makers" and state government ... Read more...

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Man jailed for spreading Hepatitis C rumour


March 5th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 5 (IANS) A Chinese man was punished with a five-day detention for spreading a rumour about an outbreak of hepatitis C disease.Li, pretending to be a doctor and ... Read more...

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Not upset with Shirish: Akshay Kumar


March 2nd, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 2 (IANS) Actor Akshay Kumar has rubbished reports that he is upset with filmmaker Shirish Kunder after watching the rough cut of their new film "Joker"."To anyone ... Read more...

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No evidence North Korean leader dead: US official


February 11th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 11 (IANS) The US intelligence has found no evidence to suggest that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was dead, an official said following web posts in China ... Read more...

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Pippa Middleton not dating ex-boyfriend


February 8th, 2012 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 8 (IANS) Pippa Middleton, Duchess Catherine's younger sister, is not dating ex-boyfriend George Percy, heir to the Duke of Northumberland, says a source.Middleton and Percy dated in their ... Read more...

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My ‘Chakravyuha’ has nothing to do with ‘Ko’: Prakash Jha


February 3rd, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 3 (IANS) Prakash Jha's next film "Chakravyuha" is about Maoist movement and the director says that it has nothing to do with K.V. Anand's Tamil political movie ... Read more...

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Lata Mangeshkar hale and hearty


February 3rd, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 3 (IANS) Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar, who was the victim of an online death hoax, has tweeted that she is hale and hearty. "Namaskar. Please don't believe any ... Read more...

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Early poll in Pakistan desirable, says daily


January 31st, 2012 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 31 (IANS) An early poll would be desirable in Pakistan as it would end the "sense of frustration" that people are feeling, said a daily while calling ... Read more...

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US stocks mixed amid Greek debt talks (Lead)


January 28th, 2012 - 5:05 am ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 28 (IANS) US stocks ended mixed Friday as investors weighed conflicting economic data against the ongoing Greek debt swap talks.The Dow Jones industrial average lost 74.17 ... Read more...

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Clinton ready to step off `high wire’ of politics (Lead)


January 27th, 2012 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 27 (IANS) Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, who has made clear that she won't be serving in a second Obama term if there is one, is ready ... Read more...

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‘Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy’ a masterful spy tale (IANS Movie Review)


December 30th, 2011 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy"; Cast: Gary Oldman, John Hurt, Tom Hardy and Colin Firth; Director: Tomas Alfredson; Rating: **** 1/2A really good spy film, unlike the stupid cliches of ... Read more...

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Ekta Kapoor, Karan Johar to co-produce film


December 28th, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) He is known for his candyfloss movies and designer dramas, and she excels at making experimental and real life-inspired stories. Together, Ekta Kapoor and ... Read more...

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Mamata’s ‘poisoned water’ allegation angers Left Front


December 24th, 2011 - 1:02 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 23 (IANS) The opposition Left Front members Friday staged a noisy walk-out from the West Bengal assembly after failing to elicit any response from the government on ... Read more...

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CPI-M plotting to poison drinking water: Mamata


December 22nd, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 22 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday accused the opposition Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) of hatching a conspiracy to mix poison in a water ... Read more...

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HIV needle threat a prank, Team Anna


December 19th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) A key Team Anna member Monday dismissed as a "myth" and "rumour" reports of a threat by an unknown "needle group" to prick Anna ... Read more...

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