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Saffron may help protect brain cells from lasting damage


November 7th, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 7 (IANS) A key ingredient in the Indian spice saffron may potentially protect brain cells from diseases involving neuro-inflammation, such as multiple sclerosis (MS). Inflammation is a protective ... Read more...

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Colin to get top British honour


June 12th, 2011 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 12 (IANS) Actor Colin Firth will be conferred with the title of Commander of the British Empire by the Queen.The 50-year-old actor, who won the Oscar for ... Read more...

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X-ray images of King George VI, Queen Elizabeth found


April 2nd, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 2 (IANS) A set of X-ray images of the teeth of Britain's King George VI, his wife and their daughter, now Queen Elizabeth II, have been found in ... Read more...

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Restraint makes ‘The King’s Speech’ a cinematic jewel (IANS Movie Review)


March 5th, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "The King's Speech"; Director: Tom Hooper; Cast: Colin Firth, Geoffrey Rush, Helena Bonham Carter; Rating: ****A king is expected to be regal, to be able to move his subjects with ... Read more...

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‘The King’s Speech’: A Royal Family Saga With A Difference


November 26th, 2010 - 8:08 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov 26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) 'The King's Speech' is a movie about the royal family with an unconventional storyline. It is not about any major war or clash of the dynasty ... Read more...

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Hugh Grant ‘regrets’ turning down role that may win Colin Firth an Oscar


October 24th, 2010 - 3:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 24 (ANI): Hugh Grant bitterly regrets turning down the role of George VI in 'The King's Speech,' according to sources.The role, however, may win an Oscar for his rival actor ... Read more...

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Winston Churchill’s dentures to be auctioned


July 29th, 2010 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) Winston Churchill's famous wartime oratory would perhaps not have been so powerful without his specially-designed gold-plated dentures that are now up for sale. The dentures will be auctioned at ... Read more...

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Churchill’s dentures up for sale


July 29th, 2010 - 5:39 am ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) A set of gold-plated dentures used by former British Prime Minister Winston Churchill to disguise his childhood lisp is being auctioned in Britain. The wartime leader, who had terrible ... Read more...

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Emily Blunt reveals her stuttering nightmare during childhood


June 9th, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 9 (ANI): 'The Devil Wears Prada' star Emily Blunt has revealed that she stuttered so badly during her childhood years that it was a constant living nightmare for her.Blunt, 27, ... Read more...

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Hrithik compared to Amitabh Bachchan


December 5th, 2009 - 6:56 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Hrithik Roshan, who has had a speech impediment in the past, recently got the best compliment he could ever receive. There was a scene in Sanjay Leela Bhansali's "Guzaarish' that required ... Read more...

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Sandra Bullock’s advice for young girls - learn to express your individuality


October 13th, 2009 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 13 (ANI): Hollywood actress Sandra Bullock has some advice for young girls - learn to express your individuality.The 'Speed' star suffered from speech impediment as a child.While talking ... Read more...

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Hrithik Roshan is feeling very charitable!


August 17th, 2009 - 4:31 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Hrithik Roshan is all in for charity these days, and he has recently come up with a foundation that he is personally involved with. This charity foundation is for handicap people ... Read more...

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“I’ve jumped out of the frying pan into the fire”, says ex-boxing champ


August 14th, 2009 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 14 (ANI): Retired British boxing champion Chris Eubank has lost his famous lisp after spending 31,000 pounds on dental work, but has gained a comic whistle."Officially, the lisp has ... Read more...

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Post-conviction DNA testing frees Jerry Lee Evans of 1986 Dallas rape


May 28th, 2009 - 1:50 am ICT by John Le Fevre
In 1987 Jerry Lee Evans was convicted of rape and sentenced to life in prison based on eyewitness reports and circumstantial evidence. Today he is expected to become the 20th person ... Read more...

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Brit farmer survives 1-ton bull stomp on head


October 24th, 2008 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 24 (ANI): A Brit farmer had a brush with death when a bull almost flattened his head by standing on it.Hillary Hutchinson was left with an egg-shaped head ... Read more...

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