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I’m not ready to play father on screen: Aman Verma (TV Snippets)


July 20th, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 20 (IANS) Actor Aman Verma, who returned to the small screen with negative roles with shows like "Naa Aana Is Des Laado" and "Chhoti Bahu", says he prefers ... Read more...

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Don’t think my husband and I’ll work together: Shruti Seth


April 8th, 2012 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Dehi, April 8 (IANS) Shruti Seth, known for her role in TV show "Shararat" and "Ristha.com", says it is unlikely that she will work in her director husband ... Read more...

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Key to a good night’s sleep


March 3rd, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 3 (IANS) Going to bed at exactly 10 p.m., wearing pyjamas and enjoying a cup of tea beforehand are the key to getting a perfect night's sleep, says ... Read more...

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Australian foreign minister quits (Lead)


February 22nd, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, Feb 22 (IANS) Australian Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd Wednesday resigned, saying he no longer had the support of Prime Minister Julia Gillard.He announced his resignation at a press ... Read more...

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Kuno Becker stars in science fiction thriller


January 25th, 2012 - 11:24 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Jan 25 (IANS/EFE) Mexican actor Kuno Becker is set to present his latest film, the science fiction thriller "La ultima muerte" (The last death), a story that deals ... Read more...

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Roselyn Sanchez gives birth to daughter


January 6th, 2012 - 7:38 am ICT by IANS
Miami, Jan 6 (IANS/EFE) Actress-singer Roselyn Sanchez and her husband, actor Eric Winter, have become the parents of a baby girl."Welcome to the world beautiful Sebella Rose Winter! Mami ... Read more...

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Spanish actor enjoys role as scoundrel


September 29th, 2011 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Miami, Sep 29 (IANS/EFE) Spanish actor Marco De Paula confesses that, although he has played other roles during his career, the characters he enjoys most are those who are scoundrels, ... Read more...

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Margarita Rosa de Francisco returns to TV


September 28th, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Miami, Sep 28 (IANS/EFE) Colombian actress Margarita Rosa de Francisco, who became well-known internationally with the hit soap opera "Cafe con aroma de mujer", is returning to the small screen ... Read more...

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‘Mummy Punjabi’ - a condensed soap opera (IANS Movie Review)


September 4th, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Mummy Punjabi"; Director: Pammi Somal; Cast: Kirron Kher, Jackie Shroff, Divya Dutta and Kanwaljeet Singh; Rating: * 1/2Today there are more soaps on television then the real soaps in people's ... Read more...

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Actress Roselyn Sanchez is pregnant


August 13th, 2011 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
San Juan, Aug 13 (IANS/EFE) Actress and singer Roselyn Sanchez announced Friday on Twitter that she and husband Eric Winter are expecting their first child."I have great news! Eric and ... Read more...

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Paola Turbay plays a witch in `True Blood’


July 27th, 2011 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Miami, July 27 (IANS/EFE) Actress Paola Turbay has joined the cast of "True Blood", a popular US television series, in the role of Antonia, a 17th century witch.In the HBO ... Read more...

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Romeo Santos remains atop Billboard Latin Songs


July 1st, 2011 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Miami, July 1 (IANS/EFE) This week saw no change in the top three spots on the Billboard Latin Songs chart. Romeo Santos remained at No. 1 with "You", followed ... Read more...

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Now, get Kate Middleton statuette for 199 pounds


June 30th, 2011 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
London, June 29 (IANS) Admirers of Kate Middleton will now be able to buy a bone china statuette of the Duchess of Cambridge for 199 pounds, said a media report.The ... Read more...

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An actor who gets song ideas from TV role


June 1st, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Miami, June 1 (IANS/EFE) Aaron Diaz, who plays Mariano Sanchez, the doctor who is hopelessly in love with a beautiful and ambitious woman on the Univision soap opera "Teresa", finds ... Read more...

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India may resume nuclear tests, says Chinese editor (Lead)


April 27th, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 27 (IANS) India is "likely to resume its nuclear tests", a commentary in the online edition of China's state-run People's Daily said Wednesday, asking China and other countries ... Read more...

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Chinese daily fears India may resume nuclear tests


April 27th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 27 (IANS) India is "likely to resume its nuclear tests", the online edition of China's main state-run daily said, asking China and other countries to sharpen "vigilance on ... Read more...

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Teleprompter inventor Hubert Schlafly dies at 91


April 27th, 2011 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 27 (ANI): Hubert Schlafly, a key member of the team that invented the teleprompter, which feeds scripts to actors, politicians and newsreaders, has died at the age of 91.He died ... Read more...

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Anti-Palin movement brands her “unintelligent” to head Oval Office


April 26th, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 26 (ANI): A self-styled anti-Palin movement, whose members span across the globe, has revealed some facts about former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin her family and allies, including claims that ... Read more...

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Kylie Minogue wants to direct


April 11th, 2011 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 11 (IANS) Singer-actress Kylie Minogue, who shot to fame with soap opera "Neighbours", admits she would love to be behind the camera and be a director."Professionally, I'd ... Read more...

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Kourtney Kardashian makes her acting debut


March 30th, 2011 - 1:36 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Mar 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Kourtney Kardashian made her debut action on the long running soap opera “One Life to Live.” Kardashian has for a long time now revealed that she ... Read more...

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Sex-starved female guards at Rikers Island get promiscuous with inmates


March 21st, 2011 - 3:36 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 21 (ANI): A former guard at Rikers Island, US, has said that the female officers at the prison are so sex-starved that they get promiscuous with the prisoners.Yolanda Dickinson, ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks cables detail Qaddafi clan’s extravagant exploits


February 23rd, 2011 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.23 (ANI): As the Qaddafi clan conducts a bloody struggle to hold onto power in Libya, cables obtained by the whistleblowing web site WikiLeaks offer a vivid account of the lavish ... Read more...

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Soap operas spur linguistic democracy in South Africa


February 12th, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town (South Africa), Feb 12 (IANS) Soap operas in South Africa have helped eliminate linguistic boundaries between English and 11 other languages adopted at the end of apartheid.The writers of the ... Read more...

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Cheryl Fergison asks Babara Windsor to be Her Bridesmaid


February 11th, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Feb 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The stars from the Eastenders soap are coming together for the wedding of Cheryl Fergison, who has asked Barbara Windsor to be her bridesmaid. Forty six year old ... Read more...

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Reagan’s children feel no Republican can claim their father’s political legacy


February 10th, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 10 (ANI): Late US President Ronald Reagan's three surviving children have rubbished efforts by Republican presidential hopefuls to claim his mantle as a conservative reformer.Speaking at a dinner to ... Read more...

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Imminent British Author Brian Jacques Passes Away At 71


February 8th, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Liverpool, Feb 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Highly acclaimed English author Brian Jacques, who attained wide fame for penning down the 'Redwall' series of novels breathed his last on Saturday at a ... Read more...

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Vince Lombardi’s Heritage Attains Sizable Success At Broadway In A Docudrama


February 7th, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
February 7, 2011 (Pen Men at Work): The time of the Super Bowl has arrived and the National Football League’s (NFL) Green Bay Packers (GBP) has reemerged in the limelight too. Also, ... Read more...

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Sarah Palin not like my dad at all, says Ronald Reagan’s son


February 5th, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Fen 5 (ANI): Sarah Palin, who spoke in California at a tribute to Ronald Reagan, has nothing in common with the former President, says his son.The former Alaska governor spoke ... Read more...

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Online scheme offers bachelors ‘virtual wife’ to get taste of married life


February 4th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 4 (ANI): An online scheme is offering single guys the chance to get a taste of marriage before they go through with the real thing by letting them choose a ... Read more...

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Scarlett Johansson And Ryan Reynolds Join Up At Eateries To Formalize Their Divorce Details Over Teary Dinners


February 3rd, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
February 3, 211 (Pen Men at Work): It appears that 26-year-old Scarlett Johansson and the 34-year-old Ryan Reynolds have embraced a page from the handbook of Eva Longoria, a well-known American actress, ... Read more...

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Larry Hagman back as JR Ewing in new ‘Dallas’ series


February 3rd, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 3 (ANI): US actor Larry Hagman is set to reprise his role as oil baron JR Ewing in a TV remake of classic 1980s soap opera 'Dallas'.The new pilot will ... Read more...

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Joan Collins Desires Her Dynasty To Be Continued By Gemma Arterton


January 15th, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Joan Collins got into the struggling 1980s show Dynasty in 1981 as the ex-wife of oil tycoon Blake Carrington played by John Forsythe. As vengeful Alexis, everyone not only took ... Read more...

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Pooja Shah wants to make Coronation Street comeback


January 12th, 2011 - 4:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 12 (ANI): British Indian actress Pooja Shah has revealed that she would like to make a comeback on soap opera Coronation Street.Shah, 31, played DC Moore, a cop investing the ... Read more...

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Hindi Soap Opera: Getting A Tad Too Controversial


December 30th, 2010 - 11:48 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
The Colors channel seems to be in the top list of showing content that is far too high handed than the set standard norms by the Cable Network Regulations Act ... Read more...

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Soaps a bane for Italian filmmakers too


November 30th, 2010 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 30 (IANS) Saans-bahu soaps are not India's bane alone, they are a curse for Italian filmmakers too."In the 1960s and 1970s we had many people coming to theatres but ... Read more...

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