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‘Austin Powers’ ruined ‘James Bond’: Craig


August 31st, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 31 (IANS) Actor Daniel Craig rues that "Austin Powers" ruined the impact of the James Bond series.The comedy series of "Austin Powers", starring Mike Myers, took ... Read more...

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Daniel Craig is the best Bond: Roger Moore


August 29th, 2012 - 3:33 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 29 (IANS) Actor Roger Moore, who played James Bond from 1973 to 1985, feels Daniel Craig has been the best actor to play 007.In his new book ... Read more...

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Kristen Stewart turns to Gandhi for solace


August 23rd, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 23 (IANS) Actress Kristen Stewart is reportedly struggling to forgive herself after cheating beau Robert Pattinson and has turned to the writings of Mahatma Gandhi to ... Read more...

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Minorities need solace, President on Assam violence


August 14th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherkee Tuesday said he was "pained" after witnessing the violence in Assam and added that minorities needed solace, understanding and protection from aggression."It ... Read more...

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A weekend of fiction for bookworms (IANS Books This Week)


July 21st, 2012 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) Browse with IANS through the pile of gripping titles, this weekend.Book: "Tigers in Red Weather"; Written by Lisa Klaussmann; Published by Picador; Priced at Rs.550The ... Read more...

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UAE mourns death of Saudi crown prince


June 16th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, June 16 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates Saturday expressed its sorrow over the death of Saudi Arabian crown prince Naif bin Abdulaziz Al Saud at the age of ... Read more...

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Parenting leads to greater happiness


May 18th, 2012 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 18 (IANS) Parents experience greater levels of happiness and meaning in life than people who have no children, according to a new study. Parents also are happier when ... Read more...

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Gaga loves being alone


May 6th, 2012 - 5:36 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 6 (IANS) Singer Lady Gaga says she began to cherish her loneliness when she was 20, but admits it eventually led her to cocaine addiction."I began to ... Read more...

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Jharkhand youth sentenced to death for beheading girl (Lead)


May 2nd, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 2 (IANS) Terming it the rarest of rare cases, a Ranchi court Wednesday awarded the death sentence to a youth, Bijendra Kumar, for beheading a girl in a ... Read more...

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Youth sentenced to death for beheading girl


May 2nd, 2012 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 2 (IANS) Terming it the rarest of rate cases, a Ranchi court Wednesday awarded the death sentence to a youth, Bijendra Kumar, for beheading a girl in a ... Read more...

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Bored with jobs, women find solace in eating


March 14th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 14 (IANS) If your craving for chocolate or a biscuit gets the better of you, then it is time to look for another job. Women who are over-worked, ... Read more...

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Ghana president backs soccer team to fight back


February 17th, 2012 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, Feb 17 (IANS) Ghanaian President John Evans Atta Mills has assured players and handlers of the national football team, the Black Stars, that the government would support them to ... Read more...

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Ray J distraught over Whitney Houston’s death


February 13th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ray J was reportedly turned down from entering the hotel room where his ex girlfriend Whitney Houston was found dead. The 31-year-old was visibly distraught as ... Read more...

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After decades in Israel, Jews from Kerala come visiting


January 26th, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 26 (IANS) Most of them left for Israel around 60 years ago from their Jewish settlement in Kerala for better prospects. But as this group of 21 visited ... Read more...

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Wisdom indeed for modern times (IANS Book Review)


January 25th, 2012 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Book: "Amma's Advice: Traditional Wisdom for Modern Times"; Author: Sri Mata Amritanandamayi Devi; Konark Publishers; Pages 209, Price: Rs.3,500The subtitles to the book are appropriate as are the 73 crisp articles ... Read more...

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Scaling language wall with Tagore and Thiyam’s theatre


January 11th, 2012 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) Language has ceased to be a wall in Indian visual literature. In 1910, when Rabindranath Tagore wrote the "King of the Dark Chamber" and it ... Read more...

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World Snooker: Advani through to knockout stage


November 29th, 2011 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 29 (IANS) Pankaj Advani ran into middling to good form as he marked his progress to the knock-out phase of the IBSF World Snooker championship with two century ... Read more...

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Blocklade-hit Manipuris find solace in cultural fest


November 28th, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Nov 28 (IANS) Affected by the more than 100 days of gruelling economic blockade and ethnic clashes, people here are trying to find some solace in the ongoing 10-day ... Read more...

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Williams to get award at Palm Springs film fest


November 24th, 2011 - 5:18 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 24 (IANS) Actress Michelle Williams is to receive an award at the forthcoming Palm Springs International Film Festival in January.The actress will receive the Desert Palm Achievement ... Read more...

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Third farmer suicide in a week in Kerala district


November 8th, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 8 (IANS) A day after another farmer, suspected to be under debt, committed suicide in Kerala, the government Tuesday said it would look into all aspects of the ... Read more...

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Kerala High Court, assembly unhappy over petrol price hike


November 4th, 2011 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 4 (IANS) The latest petrol price hike found mention Friday in the Kerala High Court as well as the Kerala assembly, with both expressing their displeasure over the ... Read more...

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Hackers fake Nobel literature prize win for author


October 7th, 2011 - 2:17 am ICT by IANS
Belgrade, Oct 7 (IANS/AKI) Serbian media were bombarded Thursday with a statement that the country's prominent writer Dobrica Cosic had been awarded 2011 Nobel Prize for Literature.The e-mail message was ... Read more...

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Doing rom-com would be disaster for me: Craig


August 8th, 2011 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) Actor Daniel Craig, who has featured as British spy James Bond in "Casino Royale" and "Quantum of Solace", does not think it would be a ... Read more...

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Daniel Craig ‘gagging to go’ for next Bond film


July 23rd, 2011 - 5:33 am ICT by IANS
London, July 23 (IANS) Actor Daniel Craig is extremely upbeat about starting work on his third James Bond movie.The 43-year-old had appeared in the last 007 film "Quantum of ... Read more...

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‘Kings of Leon’ to record new James Bond theme song


June 24th, 2011 - 8:08 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Hollywood, June 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The band Kings of Leon has announced that they are now ready to provide a theme song for the spy franchise “James Bond.” The band was approached ... Read more...

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Anna is my best girl, says Hugh Hefner


June 24th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 24 (IANS) After being dumped by model Crystal Harris just a few days before their much-publicised wedding, Octogenerian Playboy mogul Hugh Hefner has found solace in new ... Read more...

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Singur, Nandigram proved costly but Left still relevant: CPI-M


June 12th, 2011 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 12 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Sunday admitted that mistakes on Singur and Nandigram led to its "big" defeat in the West Bengal assembly polls but ... Read more...

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Is Naomie Harris the new Bond girl?


June 7th, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, June 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The next James Bond movie is currently being worked on and reports say Naomie Harris is in line to play the next Bond Girl. The movie ... Read more...

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From sea to springs: A summer ritual in Goa


June 3rd, 2011 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 3 (IANS) The sea is not the only solace for summer-weary Goans. When the sun beats down in May-June, with humidity at a high, families move away from ... Read more...

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Drunk female offenders find solace in alcohol


May 26th, 2011 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 26 (IANS) Female drunk-driving offenders probably turn alcoholic because of failed relationships. Female drivers who drink are more likely to be older, better-educated and divorced, widowed or separated.University ... Read more...

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True Blood Season 4 trailer released


May 14th, 2011 - 1:40 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, May 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) All True Blood fans out there can heave a sigh of relief because the 4th season of the show is going to start soon. And the ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama prays for safe return of Khandu


May 1st, 2011 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, May 1 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama is concerned about Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu after the helicopter carrying him went missing, his aide said Sunday."His ... Read more...

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Barbuda beach to be renamed after Princess Diana


April 29th, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 29 (ANI): A beach on the twin island nation of Antigua and Barbuda, once frequented by the late Princess Diana, will be renamed in her honor.The three-mile stretch of ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama to offer prayers in quake-hit Japan


April 28th, 2011 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, April 28 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama is in Japan to offer prayers and provide solace to the survivors of the devastating earthquake there last month, ... Read more...

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Woman fights to keep disabled kangaroo


April 4th, 2011 - 10:21 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Broken Arrow, April 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A woman is fighting to keep her paralyzed kangaroo that officials want to take away. The woman suffers from depression but she has found solace in ... Read more...

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