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Richa Chadda to play don in ‘Fukrey’


September 10th, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Actress Richa Chadda, seen in crime thriller "Gangs Of Wasseypur", is set to play a mafia don in Farhan Akhtar's next production "Fukrey", a ... Read more...

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Trafficking of Thai women in Goa salons


September 3rd, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 3 (IANS) The Goa Police is on the trail of an international trafficking gang which has been "supplying" young Thai women to work as masseurs and hair-stylists and ... Read more...

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Baby dies after sitters injects him with drugs


July 7th, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 6 (IANS) A nine-month-old baby in Philadelphia died after his two sitters, aged 24 and 27, injected his feet and hands with heroin and cocaine, a media report ... Read more...

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I don’t support drug use: Madonna


March 28th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, March 28 (IANS) Pop diva Madonna has hit back at DJ Deadmau5's claims that she tried to glamorize drug use, saying she never supports it and that ... Read more...

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Amazed my donkey remark caused a furore in India: Hussain


September 8th, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 8 (IANS) Former England cricket captain Nasser Hussain says he is amazed to learn that his "donkey" remark caused a furore in India."There are one or two donkeys" ... Read more...

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‘Kiraathakaa’ is lengthy but enjoyable (Kannada Movie Review)


June 26th, 2011 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Kiraathakaa"; Cast: Yash, Oviya, Nagabharana, Tara, Sankesh Kashi, Daniel Balaji; Director: Pradeep Raj; Producer: Sharavana Murthy; Music Director: V. Manohar; Camera: R. Selva; Rating: ** 1/2Pradeep Raj directed "Kiraathakaa" (note ... Read more...

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Sampath hits back at Anubhav Sinha for slamming ‘DK Bose’


June 6th, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 6 (IANS) Composer Ram Sampath and "Ra.One" director Anubhav Sinha are engaged in war of words - the latter slammed Sampath's song "DK Bose" from "Delhi Belly" ... Read more...

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Amy Winehouse helps pop star goddaughter cut slang from songs


April 19th, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 19 (ANI): 'Rehab' singer Amy Winehouse has been busy helping her pop star goddaughter, Dionne Bromfield, write songs that don't include slang.Bromfield said that she had to explain ... Read more...

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Rastamouse sparks complaints of racism and teaching bad language


February 13th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 13 (ANI): He is an animated reggae-singing mouse that has become a hit for the BBC, entertaining kids with his attempts to fight crime and spread love and respect.However, Rastamouse ... Read more...

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‘American Idol’ Issues Apology On Behalf Of Judge Steven Tyler


February 3rd, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Feb 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) With reports looming large that the current season of 'American Idol' is receiving low ratings in comparison to its previous editions, it seems that the show ... Read more...

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Man sacked for searching ‘knockers’ on office laptop at home


February 3rd, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 3 (IANS) A public servant in Australia has been fired for browsing an objectionable word "knockers" and watching pornography, despite doing so after working hours while using his personal internet ... Read more...

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Porn star who partied with Sheen says she couldn’t keep up with him


January 29th, 2011 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 29 (ANI): A porn star who partied with Charlie Sheen hours before he was hospitalised has said that he was "wasted out of his mind."Kacey Jordan said she "couldn't keep ... Read more...

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Nagarjuna continues to wow in ‘Ragada’ (Telugu Film Review)


December 25th, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
By V.S. Rajapur Film: "Ragada"; Director: Veeru Potla; Cast: Nagarjuna, Anushka, Priyamani, Brahmanandam, Pradeep Rawat, Kota Sreenivasa Rao, Venniradai Nirmala and Thanikella Bharani; Music: Thaman; Rating: **1/2Nagarjuna, one of the superstars of the ... Read more...

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China bans Chinglish buzzwords created by netizens


December 25th, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 25 (ANI): Chinese netizens' attempt at creating Chinglish buzzwords to be incorporated in Chinese language has been thwarted by the General Administration of Press and Publication.Netizens had come up ... Read more...

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Bengali Film ‘Gandu’ Makes It To Slamdance Film Festival


December 21st, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
However, the filmmaker is very excited these days as Gandu has been officially selected for screening at the prestigious ‘Slamdance Film Festival’ in Utah. Reacting on this achievement, the director says ... Read more...

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English language has doubled in size over last century


December 17th, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 17 (IANS) The English language is enjoying unprecedented growth and has nearly doubled in size over the last century. Researchers at Harvard University and Google found that the language ... Read more...

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US students defend decision to defy ‘boobies’ bracelets ban


December 17th, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
Los Angeles, Dec 17 (ANI): Two middle-school students in the US have defended their decision to defy a school district ban of the popular 'I [heart] boobies!' bracelets, saying they did it ... Read more...

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Brit primary school staff to get English lessons to rid them of their slang


October 4th, 2010 - 6:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 4 (ANI): Primary school staff in Britain are to be given English lessons because their accents, poor grammar and use of slang are hampering the education of pupils.Ofsted inspectors decided ... Read more...

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Emma Thompson says youngsters’ poor language drive her ‘insane’


September 28th, 2010 - 4:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 28 (ANI): Don't be stunned if you find Oscar-winning actress Emma Thompson giving English lessons because youngsters who use slang when communicating drive her 'insane'.The 51-year-old mother of two noted ... Read more...

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What’s in a name? A dino by any other name would seem just as fierce


September 25th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 25 (ANI): Some palaeontologists may have discovered the most new dinosaur species, but when it comes to naming them, they are least likely to get it right, says a new ... Read more...

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Nagarjuna’s Movie 30% Complete


August 28th, 2010 - 10:51 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 28, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Here is some good news for the Nagarjuna fans out there, according to industry insiders the next Nagarjuna film is well on its way to completion. ... Read more...

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Enid Blyton’s Famous Five’s ‘jolly japes’, ‘dirty tinkers’ soon to be history


July 24th, 2010 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 24 (ANI): It's time to bid a farewell to the old Enid Blyton Famous Five and usher in the modern ones.Starting next month, Enid Blyton's language is being dragged out ... Read more...

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Mel Gibson’s Racist Rant Against His Estranged Girlfriend Caught On Tape


July 3rd, 2010 - 6:59 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez July 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Hollywood superstar Mel Gibson is facing a major antagonistic reaction after the release of the recorded tapes on Thursday where he used racial comments against African ... Read more...

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Amanda Seyfried’s new tattoo means ‘vagina’!


May 12th, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 12 (ANI): Amanda Seyfried is excited about her new tattoo-'minge'- which means vagina.The Mamma Mia has said that she is proud of the odd artwork, which is apparently her ... Read more...

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Malaysian man jailed for having threesome with minor


May 4th, 2010 - 3:56 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, May 4 (ANI): A Malaysian man has been sentenced to seven months jail for involving a girl under the age of 16 in a threesome with him and his fiancee.Kwek ... Read more...

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UK-based translation firm looking for people to help translate Brooklynese!


April 29th, 2010 - 6:24 pm ICT by ANI
New York, April 29(ANI): A London-based translation firm is offering jobs to people who can help translate Brooklyn accent.Europeans traveling to America are often baffled by Brooklynese style of speech.To help ... Read more...

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Teenagers create secret online language


April 27th, 2010 - 1:52 am ICT by IANS
London, April 27 (IANS) Teenagers on social networking sites such as Facebook and Bebo are creating a secret language to stop adults knowing what they are up to, researchers say. The teens ... Read more...

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Teens on Facebook using code language for privacy


April 26th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 26 (ANI): Teenagers on social networking sites such as Facebook and Bebo are using code language to keep their activities private and baffle nosey parents or employers, say researchers.Tricky ... Read more...

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This is no time for blame, offer full support: Buddhadeb (Lead)


April 9th, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) Within hours of Home Minister P. Chidambaram accepting "full responsibility" for the Dantewada Maoist massacre, a mollified West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Friday extended his ... Read more...

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This is no time for blame, says Buddhadeb


April 9th, 2010 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) Within hours of Home Minister P. Chidambaram's remark that the "buck stops" at his desk over the Dantewada Maoist massacre, a mollified West Bengal Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Look up the meaning of your name on Urban Dictionary


February 5th, 2010 - 11:57 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The latest craze sweeping the Facebook users is urbandictionary.com It defines the slang usages of words, and names that actually mean quite something else. The ... Read more...

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List of clichés Australians hate the most


January 31st, 2010 - 4:20 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 31 (ANI): A new research has come up with a list of clichés that Australians hate the most.Social researcher Mark McCrindle surveyed 1300 Australians to come up with the list.Respondents ... Read more...

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If people stop using slang, we’ll stop using them: Bhardwaj


January 28th, 2010 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Noida, Jan 28 (IANS) Even though "Ishqiya" has got an ‘A' certificate without any cuts, the movie is still receiving flak for its steamy scenes and abusive language. But producer Vishal ... Read more...

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Canadian mag forced to change name over sexual connotation


January 13th, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 13 (ANI): Canada's second-oldest magazine, The Beaver, has been forced to change its name as it is putting off online readers owing to the unintended sexual connotation in title.The Beaver ... Read more...

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Twitter, MySpace, Facebook revamping dictionaries


January 9th, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, January 9 (ANI): Slang used on social networking websites such as Twitter, MySpace and Facebook will soon enter Australian dictionaries.Words such as noob, pwnd, blag, hashtag, tweet and unfriend with ... Read more...

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